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PUBLIC LAW 105-393 —NOV. 13, 1998 112 STAT. 3621 SEC. 212. COST SHARING OF HOUSING PROJECTS. (a) LOANS. —Section 207(b) of the Appalachian Regional Development Act of 1965 (40 U.S.C. App.) is amended in the first sentence by striking "80 per centum" and inserting "50 percent (or 80 percent in the case of a project to be carried out in a county for which a distressed county designation is in effect under section 226)". (b) GRANTS.—Section 207(c)(1) of the Appalachian Regional Development Act of 1965 (40 U.S.C. App.) is amended by striking "80 per centum" and inserting "50 percent (or 80 percent in the case of a project to be carried out in a county for which a distressed county designation is in effect under section 226)". SEC. 213. REPEAL OF AIRPORT SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS PROGRAM. Section 208 of the Appalachian Regional Development Act of 1965 (40 U.S.C. App.) is repealed. SEC. 214. COST SHARING OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND EDU- CATION DEMONSTRATION PROJECTS. (a) OPERATION COSTS.— Section 211(b)(3) of the Appalachian Regional Development Act of 1965 (40 U.S.C. App.) is amended by striking "100 per centum of the costs thereof in the first sentence and all that follows through the period at the end of the second sentence and inserting "50 percent of the costs of that operation (or 80 percent of those costs in the case of a project to be carried out in a county for which a distressed county designation is in effect under section 226).". (b) COST SHARING.—Section 211 of the Appalachian Regional Development Act of 1965 (40 U.S.C. App.) is amended by adding at the end the following: "(c) MAXIMUM COMMISSION CONTRIBUTION AFTER SEPTEMBER 30, 1998.— "(1) IN GENERAL. —Subject to paragraph (2), after September 30, 1998, a Commission contribution of not more than 50 percent of any project cost eligible for financial assistance under this section may be provided from funds appropriated to carry out this Act. "(2) DISTRESSED COUNTIES.—In the case of a project to be carried out in a county for which a distressed county designation is in effect under section 226, the maximum Commission contribution under paragraph (1) may be increased to the lesser of— "(A) 80 percent; or "(B) the maximum Federal contribution percentage authorized by this section.". (c) TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS.— Section 211 of the Appalachian Regional Development Act of 1965 (40 U.S.C. App.) is amended— (1) in subsection (a), by striking "Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare" and inserting "Secretary of Education"; and (2) in subsection (b)— (A) in paragraph (1), by striking "Secretary of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare" and inserting "Secretary of Education"; and (B) in paragraph (3), by striking the last sentence.