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[82 STAT. 606]
[82 STAT. 606]
PUBLIC LAW 90-000—MMMM. DD, 1968

606 78 Stat. 802. 20 USC 801, 502.

20 USC 805.

PUBLIC LAW 90-448-AUG. 1, 1968

[82 STAT.

(2) by striking out "technical and professional people" in sections 801(b)(1) and 802(a)(1) and inserting in lieu thereof "technical, professional, and other persons with the capacity to master and employ such skills; and (3) by inserting after "which has responsibility for community development" in sections 801(b)(1) and 802(a)(1) the following: ", or by a private nonprofit organization which is conducting or has responsibility for housing and community development programs". (b) Section 805 of such Act is amended by inserting "Guam, American Samoa, the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands," after "the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico,". ADDITIONAL ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF H O U S I N G AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

Ante, p. 89; 79 Stat. 6 6 8. 42 USC 3533. 81 Stat. 198.

SEC. 1708. (a) The first sentence of section 4(a) of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Act is amended by striking out "five" and inserting in lieu thereof "six". (b) Paragraph (87) of section 5315 of title 5, United States Code, is amended by striking out " (1) " and inserting in lieu thereof " (6) ". INTERNATIONAL

71 Stat. 3 0 5; !1 Stat. 24. 12 USC 1701d-4.

HOUSING

SEC. 1709. Section 604 of the Housing Act of 1957 is amended to read as follows: SEC. 604. (a) The Secretary of Housing and Urban Development may exchange data relating to housing and urban planning and development with other nations and assemble such data from other nations, through participation in international conferences and other means, where such exchange or assembly is deemed by him to be beneficial in carrying out his responsibilities under the Department of Housing and Urban Development Act or other legislation. In carrying out his responsibilities under this subsection the Secretary m^y— "(1) pay the expenses of participation in activities conducted under authority of this section including, but not limited to, the compensation, travel expenses, and per diem in lieu of subsistence of persons serving in an advisory capacity while away from their homes or regular places of business in connection with attendance at international meetings and conferences, or other travel for the purpose of exchange or assembly of data relating to housing and urban planning and development; but such travel expenses shall not exceed those authorized for regular officers and employees traveling in connection with said activities; and " (2) accept from international organizations, foreign countries, and private nonprofit foundations, funds, services, facilities, materials, and other donations to be utilized jointly in carrying out activities under this section. " (b) International programs and activities carried out by the Secretary under the authority provided in subsection (a) shall be subject to the approval of the Secretary of State for the purpose of assuring that such authority shall be exercised in a manner consistent with the foreign policy of the United States." E L I G I B I L I T Y FOR R E N T S U P P L E M E N T

Rehabilitation projects. New York. 75 Stat. 150. 12 USC 1715^

PAYMENTS

SEC. 1710. Notwithstanding any other provision of law respecting the date after which a mortgage must have been approved for mortgage insurance under section 221(d)(3) of the National Housing Act, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development is authorized to make, and contract to make, rent supplement payments under the pro-