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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

98 STAT. 2224 97 Stat. 1196. 42 USC 14370.

42 USC 5302.

PUBLIC LAW 98-479—OCT. 17, 1984

(4) Section 17(k) of the United States Housing Act of 1937 is amended— (A) by striking out "and" at the end of paragraph (4); (B) by striking out the period at the end of paragraph (5) and inserting in Heu thereof a semicolon; and (C) by inserting after paragraph (5) the following new paragraphs: "(6) the term 'State' means each of the several States and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico; and "(7) the term 'unit of general local government' means (A) any city, county, town, township, parish, village, or other general purpose political subdivision of a State; (B) any Indian tribe (as defined in section 102(a)(17) of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974); and (C) the District of Columbia, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islands, the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, and any other territory or possession of the United States.". (h)(1) Section 17(1)(1) of the United States Housing Act of 1937 is amended— (A) by inserting a comma after "government"; and (B) by striking out "(f)(1)" and inserting in lieu thereof "(e)(1)"; and (2) Section 17(1)(2) of the United States Housing Act of 1937 is amended by striking out "(e)(2)" and inserting in lieu thereof "(e)(1)". (i) Section 17 of the United States Housing Act of 1937 is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new subsection: "(o) INAPPLICABILITY OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS.—Unless otherwise

42 USC 1437a. 42 USC 1437d.

specifically provided in this section, the following provisions of this Act shall not apply to grants provided under this section: section 3(a), section 3(b)(1), the third sentence of section 3(b)(3), section 3(b)(7), the last sentence of section 6(a), and any other provision of this Act that is inconsistent with the provisions of this section.". PROGRAM AMENDMENTS AND EXTENSIONS

12 USC I7i5w.

SEC. 104. (a)(1) The section heading of section 232 of the National Housing Act is amended to read as follows:"MORTGAGE INSURANCE FOR N U R S I N G H O M E S, INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES, AND BOARD AND CARE H O M E S ".

97 Stat. 1213. 12 USC I7i5y.

38 USC 1801 et seq12 USC 1715Z.

(2) Section 234(k) of the National Housing Act is amended— (A) by striking o u t " o r " before "(3)"; and (B) by inserting before the period a t the end thereof the following: ", or (4) before April 20, 1984 (A) application w a s made to the Secretary for a commitment to insure a mortgage covering any unit in the project, (B) in the case of direct endorsement, the mortgagee received the case n u m b e r assigned by the Secretary for any unit in the project, or (C) application was made for approval of the project for g u a r a n t e e, insurance, or direct loan under chapter 37 of title 38, United States Code". (3) Section 235(j)(2)(C) of the National Housing Act is amended to read as follows: "(C) bear interest at a rate not to exceed such percent per annum on the amount of the principal obligation outstanding at any time as the Secretary determines is necessary to meet the mortgage market, taking into consideration the yields on mortgages in the primary and secondary markets;".