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Public Law 107-292
107th Congress

                                 An Act


 
     To reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-
    Determination Act of 1996. <<NOTE: Nov. 13, 2002 -  [S. 1210]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress <<NOTE: Native American Housing 
Assistance and Self-Determination Reauthorization Act of 2002. 25 USC 
4101 note.>> assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Native American Housing Assistance 
and Self-Determination Reauthorization Act of 2002''.
SEC. 2. REAUTHORIZATION OF THE NATIVE AMERICAN HOUSING ASSISTANCE 
                    AND SELF-DETERMINATION ACT OF 1996.

    (a) Block Grants.--Section 108 of the Native American Housing 
Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996 (25 U.S.C. 4117) is 
amended by striking ``1998, 1999, 2000, and 2001'' and inserting ``1998 
through 2007''.
    (b) Federal Guarantees.--Section 605 of the Native American Housing 
Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996 (25 U.S.C. 4195) is 
amended--
            (1) in subsection (a), by striking ``1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 
        and 2001'' and inserting ``1997 through 2007''; and
            (2) in subsection (b), by striking ``1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 
        and 2001'' and inserting ``1997 through 2007''.

    (c) Training and Technical Assistance.--Section 703 of the Native 
American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996 (25 
U.S.C. 4212) is amended by striking ``1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, and 2001'' 
and inserting ``1997 through 2007''.
    (d) Indian Housing Loan Guarantee Fund.--Section 184(i) of the 
Housing and Community Development Act of 1992 (12 U.S.C. 1715z-13a(i)) 
is amended--
            (1) in paragraph (5)(C), by striking ``each fiscal year'' 
        and inserting ``each of fiscal years 1997 through 2007''; and
            (2) in paragraph (7), by striking ``each fiscal year'' and 
        inserting ``each of fiscal years 1997 through 2007''.

SEC. 3. DEFINITIONS.

    Section 4 of the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-
Determination Act of 1996 (25 U.S.C 4103) is amended by adding at the 
end the following:
            ``(22) Housing related community development.--
                    ``(A) In general.--The term `housing related 
                community development' means any tribally-owned and 
                operated facility, business, activity, or infrastructure 
                that--
                          ``(i) is necessary to the direct construction 
                      of reservation housing; and

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                          ``(ii) would help an Indian tribe or its 
                      tribally-designated housing authority reduce the 
                      cost of construction of Indian housing or 
                      otherwise promote the findings of this Act.
                    ``(B) Exclusion.--The term `housing and community 
                development' does not include any activity conducted by 
                any Indian tribe under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act 
                (25 U.S.C. 2710 et seq.).''.

SEC. 4. BLOCK GRANTS AND GRANT REQUIREMENTS.

    Section 101(h) of the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-
Determination Act of 1996 (25 U.S.C. 4111(h)) is amended--
            (1) in the heading, by inserting ``and Planning'' after 
        ``Administrative''; and
            (2) by inserting after the word ``Act'' the first place that 
        term appears, the following: ``for comprehensive housing and 
        community development planning activities and''.

SEC. 5. TREATMENT OF PROGRAM INCOME AND LABOR STANDARDS.

    Section 104 of the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-
Determination Act of 1996 (25 U.S.C. 4114) is amended--
            (1) in subsection (a)(1)--
                    (A) by striking ``A recipient'' and inserting the 
                following: ``Notwithstanding any other provision of this 
                Act, a recipient''; and
                    (B) by striking subparagraph (B) and inserting the 
                following:
                    ``(B) the recipient has agreed that it will utilize 
                such income for housing related activities in accordance 
                with this Act.''; and
            (2) in subsection (a)(2)--
                    (A) in the heading, by inserting ``Restricted Access 
                or'' before the word ``Reduction'';
                    (B) in subparagraph (B), by striking ``or'' at the 
                end;
                    (C) in subparagraph (C), by striking the period at 
                the end and inserting ``; or''; and
                    (D) by adding at the end the following:
                    ``(D) whether the recipient has expended retained 
                program income for housing-related activities.''.

SEC. 6. REGULATIONS.

    Section 106(b)(2)(A) of the Native American Housing Assistance and 
Self-Determination Act of 1996 (25 U.S.C. 4116(b)(2)(A)) is amended by 
inserting after ``required under this Act'' the following: ``, including 
any regulations that may be required pursuant to amendments made to this 
Act after the date of enactment of this Act,''.
SEC. 7. FEDERAL GUARANTEES FOR FINANCING FOR TRIBAL HOUSING 
                    ACTIVITIES.

    Section 601 of the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-
Determination Act of 1996 (25 U.S.C. 4191) is amended--
            (1) in subsection (a), by inserting after ``section 202'' 
        the following: ``and housing related community development 
        activity as consistent with the purposes of this Act'';
            (2) by striking subsection (b); and
            (3) by redesignating subsections (c) and (d) as subsections 
        (b) and (c), respectively.

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SEC. 8. FEASIBILITY STUDIES TO IMPROVE THE DELIVERY OF HOUSING 
                    ASSISTANCE IN NATIVE COMMUNITIES.

    Section 202 of the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-
Determination Act of 1996 (25 U.S.C. 4132) is amended by adding at the 
end the following:
            ``(7) Community development demonstration project.--
                    ``(A) In general.--Consistent with principles of 
                Indian self-determination and the findings of this Act, 
                the Secretary shall conduct and submit to Congress a 
                study of the feasibility of establishing a demonstration 
                project in which Indian tribes, tribal organizations, or 
                tribal consortia are authorized to expend amounts 
                received pursuant to the Native American Housing 
                Assistance and Self-Determination Reauthorization Act of 
                2002 in order to design, implement, and operate 
                community development demonstration projects.
                    ``(B) <<NOTE: Deadline.>> Study.--Not later than 1 
                year after the date of enactment of the Native American 
                Housing Assistance and Self-Determination 
                Reauthorization Act of 2002, the Secretary shall submit 
                the study conducted under subparagraph (A) to the 
                Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs and the 
                Committee on Indian Affairs of the Senate, and the 
                Committee on Financial Services and the Committee on 
                Resources of the House of Representatives.
            ``(8) Self-determination act demonstration project.--
                    ``(A) In general.--Consistent with the provisions of 
                the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance 
                Act (25 U.S.C. 450 et seq.), the Secretary shall conduct 
                and submit to Congress a study of the feasibility of 
                establishing a demonstration project in which Indian 
                tribes and tribal organizations are authorized to 
                receive assistance in a manner that maximizes tribal 
                authority and decision-making in the design and 
                implementation of Federal housing and related activity 
                funding.
                    ``(B) <<NOTE: Deadline.>> Study.--Not later than 1 
                year after the date of enactment of the Native American 
                Housing Assistance and Self-Determination 
                Reauthorization Act of 2002, the Secretary shall submit 
                the study conducted under subparagraph (A) to the 
                Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs and the 
                Committee on Indian Affairs of the Senate, and the 
                Committee on Financial Services and the Committee on 
                Resources of the House of Representatives.''.

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SEC. 9. BLACK MOLD INFESTATION STUDY.

    Not <<NOTE: Deadline.>> later than 180 days after the date of 
enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development 
shall--
            (1) complete a study on the extent of black mold infestation 
        of Native American housing in the United States; and
            (2) <<NOTE: Reports.>> submit to Congress a report that 
        describes recommendations of the Secretary for means by which to 
        address the infestation.

    Approved November 13, 2002.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--S. 1210:
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SENATE REPORTS: No. 107-246 (Comm. on Indian Affairs).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 148 (2002):
            Oct. 4, considered and passed Senate.
            Oct. 16, considered and passed House.

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