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113 STAT. 1914 PUBLIC LAW 106-170—DEC. 17, 1999 "(B) For purposes of this paragraph, the term 'board and care facihty' means a residential setting which receives pay- ment (regardless of whether such payment is made under the State plan under this title) from or on behalf of two or more unrelated adults who reside in such facility, and for whom one or both of the following is provided: "(i) Nursing care services provided by, or under the supervision of, a registered nurse, licensed practical nurse, or licensed nursing assistant. "(ii) A substantial amount of personal care services that assist residents with the activities of daily living, including personal hygiene, dressing, bathing, eating, toileting, ambulation, transfer, positioning, self-medication, body care, travel to medical services, essential shopping, meal preparation, laundry, and housework.". 42 USC 1396b (d) EFFECTIVE DATE.—The amendments made by this section note take effect on the date of the enactment of this Act. SEC. 408. CLIMATE DATABASE MODERNIZATION. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shall initiate a new competitive contract procurement for its multi-year program for key entry of valuable climate records, archive services, and database development in accordance with existing Federal procurement laws and regulations. SEC. 409. SPECIAL ALLOWANCE ADJUSTMENT FOR STUDENT LOANS. (a) AMENDMENT.— Section 438(b)(2) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1087-l(b)(2)) is amended— (1) in subparagraph (A), by striking "(G), and (H)" and inserting "(G), (H), and (I)"; (2) in subparagraph (B)(iv), by striking "(G), or (H)" and inserting "(G), (H), or (I)"; (3) in subparagraph (C)(ii), by striking "(G) and (H)" and inserting "(G), (H), and (I)"; (4) in the heading of subparagraph (H), by striking "JULY 1, 2003" and inserting "JANUARY i, 2000"; (5) in subparagraph (H), by striking "July 1, 2003," each place it appears and inserting "January 1, 2000,"; and (6) by inserting after subparagraph (H) the following new subparagraph: "(I) LOANS DISBURSED ON OR AFTER JANUARY 1, 2000, AND BEFORE JULY 1, 2003.— " (i) IN GENERAL.— Notwithstanding subparagraphs (G) and (H), but subject to paragraph (4) and clauses (ii), (iii), and (iv) of this subparagraph, and except as provided in subparagraph (B), the special allowance paid pursuant to this subsection on loans for which the first disbursement is made on or after January 1, 2000, and before July 1, 2003, shall be computed— "(I) by determining the average of the bond equivalent rates of the quotes of the 3-month commercial paper (financial) rates in effect for each of the days in such quarter as reported by the Federal Reserve in Publication H-15 (or its successor) for such 3-month period;