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[82 STAT. 1060]
[82 STAT. 1060]
PUBLIC LAW 90-000—MMMM. DD, 1968

1060 20 USC 743.

1749^^^ ^^"^^ 20 USC 751 •

20 USC 716.

Effective date.

PUBLIC LAW 90.575-OCT. 16, 1968

[82 STAT.

^4^ Section 303(a) is amended by striking out "and" at the end of clause (2), and by inserting before the period the following: ", and (4) that, in the case of a project to construct an infirmary or other facility designed to provide primarily for outpatient care of students and institutional personnel, no financial assistance will be provided such project under title IV of the Housing Act of 1950". (5) The first sentence of section 401(a) of such Act is amended by inserting before the period at the end thereof the following: "; and, for purposes of titles I and III, such term includes infirmaries or other facilities designed to provide primarily for outpatient care of students and institutional personnel". (b)(1) Section 106 of the Higher Education Facilities Act of 1963 is amended by inserting at the end thereof the following new sentence: "If the Commissioner finds that the student enrollment capacity of an institution would decrease if an urgently needed academic facility is not constructed, construction of such a facility may be considered, for the purposes of this section, to result in expansion of the institution's student enrollment capacity.". ^2) The amendment made by paragraph (1) of this subsection shall be effective only with respect to grants made from appropriations for fiscal years beginning after June 30, 1969. ANNUAL INTEREST GRANTS

20 USC 741-745.

g^c. 403. Title III of the Higher Education Facilities Act of 1963 is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new section: ((ANNUAL

INTEREST GRANTS

"SEC. 306. (a) To assist institutions of higher education and higher education building agencies to reduce the cost of borrowing from other sources for the construction of academic facilities, the Commissioner may make annual interest grants to such institutions and agencies. " (b) Annual interest grants to an institution of higher education or higher education building agency with respect to any academic facility shall be made over a fixed period not exceeding forty years, and provision for such grants shall be embodied in a contract guaranteeing their payment over such period. Each such grant shall be m an amount not greater than the difference between (1) the average annual debt service which would be required to be paid, during the life of the loan, on the amount borrowed from other sources for the construction of such facilities, and (2) the average annual debt service which the institution would have been required to pay, during the life of the loan, with respect to such amounts if the applicable interest rate were the maximum rate specified in section 303(b): Provided, That the amount on which such grant is based shall be approved by the Secretary. "(c)(1) There are hereby authorized to be appropriated to the Commissioner such sums as may be necessary for the payment of annual interest grants to institutions of higher education and higher education building agencies in accordance with this section. "(2) Contracts for annual interest grants under this section shall not be entered into in an aggregate amount greater than is authorized in appropriation Acts; and in any event the total amount of annual interest grants which may be paid to institutions of higher education and higher education building agencies in any year pursuant to contracts entered into under this section shall not exceed $5,000,000, which amount shall be increased by $6,760,000 on July 1, 1969, and by $13,500,000 on July 1, 1970. " (d) Not more than 121,^ per centum of the funds provided for in this section for grants may be used within any one State.