(Added Pub. L. 106–554, § 1(a)(7) [title I, § 101(a)], Dec. 21, 2000, 114 Stat. 2763, 2763A–589; amended Pub. L. 108–357, title II, § 222(a),Oct. 22, 2004, 118 Stat. 1431; Pub. L. 109–135, title IV, § 412(rr)(1),Dec. 21, 2005, 119 Stat. 2640.)
References in Text
The date of the enactment of this section, referred to in subsec. (a)(4)(A), is the date of enactment of Pub. L. 106–554
, which was approved Dec. 21, 2000.
Section 119(b)(2) of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, referred to in subsec. (c)(3)(D), is classified to section
, The Public Health and Welfare.
2005—Subsec. (c)(4)(A)(ii). Pub. L. 109–135
substituted “Government Accountability Office” for “General Accounting Office”.
2004—Subsec. (g). Pub. L. 108–357
added subsec. (g).
Effective Date of 2004 Amendment
Pub. L. 108–357
, title II, § 222(b),Oct. 22, 2004, 118 Stat. 1432
, provided that: “The amendment made by subsection (a) [amending this section] shall take effect as if included in the amendments made by section 101 of the Community Renewal Tax Relief Act of 2000 [H.R. 5662
, as enacted by section 1(a)(7) ofPub. L. 106–554
, Dec. 21, 2000, 114 Stat. 2763
Audit and Report
Pub. L. 106–554
, § 1(a)(7) [title I, § 101(c)], Dec. 21, 2000, 114 Stat. 2763
, 2763A–599, provided that: “Not later than January 31 of 2004, 2007, and 2010, the Comptroller General of the United States shall, pursuant to an audit of the renewal community program established under section 1400E of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (as added by subsection (a)) and the empowerment zone and enterprise community program under subchapter U of chapter 1 of such Code, report to Congress on such program and its effect on poverty, unemployment, and economic growth within the designated renewal communities, empowerment zones, and enterprise communities.”
Advisory Council on Community Renewal
Pub. L. 106–554
151. SHORT TITLE.
, § 1(a)(7) [title I, subtitle E, part II], Dec. 21, 2000, 114 Stat. 2763
, 2763A–622, as amended by Pub. L. 107–147
, title IV, § 417(21),Mar. 9, 2002, 116 Stat. 57
; Pub. L. 108–311
, title IV, § 408(b)(1),Oct. 4, 2004, 118 Stat. 1192
, provided that:
“This part may be cited as the ‘Advisory Council on Community Renewal Act’.
“There is established an advisory council to be known as the ‘Advisory Council on Community Renewal’ (in this part referred to as the ‘Advisory Council’).
153. DUTIES OF ADVISORY COUNCIL.
“The Advisory Council shall advise the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (in this part referred to as the ‘Secretary’) on the designation of renewal communities pursuant to the amendment made by section
[adding this subchapter and amending section
of this title] and on the exercise of any other authority granted to the Secretary pursuant to the amendments made by this title [see Tables for classification].
“(a) Number and Appointment.—The Advisory Council shall be composed of 7 members appointed by the Secretary.
“(b) Chairperson.—The Chairperson of the Advisory Council (in this part referred to as the ‘Chairperson’) shall be designated by the Secretary at the time of the appointment.
“(c) Terms.—Each member shall be appointed for the life of the Advisory Council.
“(d) Basic Pay.—
“(1) Chairperson.—The Chairperson shall be paid at a rate equal to the daily rate of basic pay for level III of the Executive Schedule for each day (including travel time) during which the Chairperson is engaged in the actual performance of duties vested in the Advisory Council.
“(2) Other members.—Members other than the Chairperson shall each be paid at a rate equal to the daily rate of basic pay for level IV of the Executive Schedule for each day (including travel time) during which they are engaged in the actual performance of duties vested in the Advisory Council.
“(e) Travel Expenses.—Each member shall receive travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence, in accordance with applicable provisions under subchapter
, United States Code.
“(f) Quorum.—Four members of the Advisory Council shall constitute a quorum but a lesser number may hold hearings.
“(g) Meetings.—The Advisory Council shall meet at the call of the Secretary or the Chairperson.
155. POWERS OF ADVISORY COUNCIL.
“(a) Hearings and Sessions.—The Advisory Council may, for the purpose of carrying out this part, hold hearings, sit and act at times and places, take testimony, and receive evidence as the Advisory Council considers appropriate. The Advisory Council may administer oaths or affirmations to witnesses appearing before it.
“(b) Powers of Members and Agents.—Any member or agent of the Advisory Council may, if authorized by the Advisory Council, take any action which the Advisory Council is authorized to take by this section.
“(c) Obtaining Official Data.—The Advisory Council may secure directly from any department or agency of the United States information necessary to enable it to carry out this part. Upon request of the Chairperson of the Advisory Council, the head of that department or agency shall furnish that information to the Advisory Council.
“(a) Annual Reports.—The Advisory Council shall submit to the Secretary an annual report for each fiscal year.
“(b) Interim Reports.—The Advisory Council may submit to the Secretary such interim reports as the Advisory Council considers appropriate.
“(c) Final Report.—The Advisory Council shall transmit a final report to the Secretary not later than September 30, 2003. The final report shall contain a detailed statement of the findings and conclusions of the Advisory Council, together with any recommendations for legislative or administrative action that the Advisory Council considers appropriate.
“(a) In General.—The Advisory Council shall terminate 30 days after submitting its final report under section
“(b) Extension.—Notwithstanding subsection (a), the Secretary may postpone the termination of the Advisory Council for a period not to exceed 3 years after the Advisory Council submits its final report under section
158. APPLICABILITY OF FEDERAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE ACT.
“The Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.) shall not apply to the Advisory Council.
“The Secretary shall provide to the Advisory Council appropriate resources so that the Advisory Council may carry out its duties and functions under this part.
160. EFFECTIVE DATE.
“This part shall be effective 30 days after the date of its enactment [Dec. 21, 2000].”