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PUBLIC LAW 101-645—NOV. 29, 1990 - 104 STAT. 4705 program under subtitle B, a strategy for obtaining any matching amounts required under section 415(a) in a manner so that local governments, Indian tribes, agencies, and local nonprofit organizations receiving assistance from the grant that are least capable of providing the recipient State with such matching amounts receive the benefit of the $100,000 subtrahend under paragraph (2) of such section.". (f) INDIAN TRIBE ELIGIBILITY FOR GRANTS.— (1) DEFINITION OF INDIAN TRIBES. — Section 411 of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 11371) is amended by adding at the end the following new paragraph: "(10) The term 'Indian tribe' has the meaning given such term in section 102(a)(17) of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974.". (2) GRANT ASSISTANCE. — Section 412 of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 11372) is amended by striking "States and local governments" and inserting "States and local governments, and for Indian tribes,". (3) ALIJOCATION AND DISTRIBUTION OF ASSISTANCE. —Section 413(a) of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 11373(a)) is amended— (A) by inserting ", and to Indian tribes," after "States)"; and (B) by inserting ", or for Indian tribes" after "urban county' each place it appears. (4) DISTRIBUTION TO NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS. — The first sentence of section 413(c) of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 11373(c)) is amended by inserting "or Indian tribe" after "local government". (5) REALLOCATION OF FUNDS.—Section 413(d)(3) of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 11373(d)(3)) is amended— (A) by inserting "or Indian tribe" after "State" each place it appears; and (B) by inserting ", or other Indian tribes, as applicable," after "counties". (6) ESSENTIAL SERVICES CAP. —Section 414(a)(2) of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 11374(a)(2)) is amended— (A) in subparagraph (A), by inserting "or Indian tribe" after "local government"; and (B) in subparagraph (B), by striking "or local government" and inserting ", local government, or Indian tribe". (7) INITIAL ALLOCATION OF ASSISTANCE. —Section 416(b) of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 11376(b)) is amended by inserting "Indian tribe," after "State,". (g) MINIMUM STANDARDS OF HABITABILITY.— Section 416 of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 11376) is amended by adding at the end the following: "(c) MINIMUM STANDARDS OF HABITABILITY. — The Secretary shall prescribe such minimum standards of habitability as the Secretary determines to be appropriate to ensure that emergency shelters assisted under this section are environments that provide appropriate privacy, safety, and sanitary and other health-related conditions for homeless persons and families. Grantees are authorized to establish standards of habitability in addition to those prescribed by the Secretary.".