42 U.S. Code § 3338 - Definitions

As used in this subchapter—
(1) “Areawide development” means all projects or programs for the acquisition, use, and development of open-space land; and the planning and construction of hospitals, libraries, airports, water supply and distribution facilities, sewerage facilities and waste treatment works, transportation facilities, highways, water development and land conservation, and other public works facilities.
(2) “Areawide development project” means a project assisted or to be assisted under section 702 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1965 [42 U.S.C. 3102]; section 606 of the Public Health Service Act [42 U.S.C. 291f]; section 8  [1] of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act [33 U.S.C. 1158]; section 120 (a) of title 23; section 12  [1] of the Federal Airport Act; section 19  [1] of the Airport and Airway Development Act of 1970; section 5309 of title 49; title VII of the Housing Act of 1961 [42 U.S.C. 1500 et seq.]; or section 5(e) of the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 [16 U.S.C. 460l–8 (e)]; or under section 101(a)(1)  [1] of the Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1965 (for a project of a type which the Secretary determines to be eligible for assistance under any of the other provisions listed above).
(3) “State” means any State of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, any territory or possession of the United States, or an agency or instrumentality of any of the foregoing.
(4) “Metropolitan area” means a standard metropolitan statistical area as established by the Office of Management and Budget, subject however to such modifications and extensions as the Secretary may determine to be appropriate for the purposes of this subchapter.
(5) “Comprehensive planning” includes the following, to the extent directly related to area needs or needs of a unit of general local government:
(A) preparation, as a guide for long-range development, of general physical plans with respect to the pattern and intensity of land use and the provision of public facilities, including transportation facilities;
(B) programing of capital improvements based on a determination of relative urgency;
(C) long-range fiscal plans for implementing such plans and programs; and
(D) proposed regulatory and administrative measures which aid in achieving coordination of all related plans of the departments or subdivisions of the governments concerned and intergovernmental coordination of related planned activities among the State and local governmental agencies concerned.
(6) “Hospital” means any public health center or general, tuberculosis, mental, chronic disease, or other type of hospital and related facilities, such as laboratories, outpatient departments, nurses’ home and training facilities, and central service facilities normally operated in connection with hospitals, but does not include any hospital furnishing primarily domiciliary care.
(7) “Areawide agency” means an official State, metropolitan, regional, or district agency empowered under State or local laws or under an interstate compact or agreement to perform comprehensive planning in an area, an organization of the type referred to in section 701(g)  [1] of the Housing Act of 1954; or such other agency or instrumentality as may be designated by the Governor (or, in the case of areas crossing State lines, any one or more of such agencies or instrumentalities as may be designated by the Governors of the States involved) to perform such planning.
(8) “Special purpose unit of local government” means any special district, public-purpose corporation, or other limited-purpose political subdivision of a State, but shall not include a school district.
(9) “Unit of general local government” means any city, county, town, parish, village, or other general-purpose political subdivision of a State.
(10) “Secretary” means the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.


[1]  See References in Text note below.

Source

(Pub. L. 89–754, title II, § 208,Nov. 3, 1966, 80 Stat. 1265; Pub. L. 90–448, title VI, § 602(e),Aug. 1, 1968, 82 Stat. 532; Pub. L. 91–258, title I, § 52(b)(3),May 21, 1970, 84 Stat. 235; 1970 Reorg. Plan No. 2, § 102, eff. July 1, 1970, 35 F.R. 7959, 84 Stat. 2085; Pub. L. 102–240, title III, § 3003(b),Dec. 18, 1991, 105 Stat. 2088; Pub. L. 104–208, div. A, title I, § 101(e) [title VII, § 709(a)(6)], Sept. 30, 1996, 110 Stat. 3009–233, 3009–312.)
References in Text

Section 702 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1965 [42 U.S.C. 3102], referred to in par. (2), was omitted from the Code pursuant to section 5316 of this title which terminated the authority to make grants or loans under that section after Jan. 1, 1975.
Section 8 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, referred to in par. (2), which related to grants for construction of sewerage treatment works, was formerly classified to section 1158 of Title 33, Navigation and Navigable Waters, prior to the reorganization of that Act by Pub. L. 92–500, Oct. 18, 1972, 86 Stat. 816. See Codification note set out under section 1251 of Title 33. Provisions of the Act relating to grants for construction of treatment works appear in section 1281 et seq. of Title 33.
Section 12 of the Federal Airport Act, referred to in par. (2), is section 12 of act May 13, 1946, ch. 251, 60 Stat. 177, which was classified to section 1111 of former Title 49, Transportation, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 91–258, title I, § 52(a),May 21, 1970, 84 Stat. 235.
Section 19 of the Airport and Airway Development Act of 1970, referred to in par. (2), is section 19 ofPub. L. 91–258, title I, May 21, 1970, 84 Stat. 230, which was classified to section 1719 of former Title 49, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 97–248, title V, § 523(a),Sept. 3, 1982, 96 Stat. 695.
The Housing Act of 1961, referred to in par. (2), is Pub. L. 87–70, June 30, 1961, 75 Stat. 149. Title VII of the Housing Act of 1961 which was classified generally to chapter 8C (§ 1500 et seq.) of this title, was omitted pursuant to section 5316 of this title which terminated the authority to make grants or loans under such title VII after Jan. 1, 1975. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 1701 of Title 12, Banks and Banking, and Tables.
Section 101(a)(1) of the Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1965, referred to in par. (2), is section 101(a)(1) ofPub. L. 89–136, title I, Aug. 26, 1965, 79 Stat. 552, which was classified to section 3131 of this title prior to repeal by Pub. L. 105–393, title I, § 102(a),Nov. 13, 1998, 112 Stat. 3597.
Section 701 of the Housing Act of 1954, referred to in par. (7), is section 701 of act Aug. 2, 1954, ch. 649, 68 Stat. 640, which was classified to section 461 of former Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works, and was repealed by Pub. L. 97–35, title III, § 313(b),Aug. 13, 1981, 95 Stat. 398.
Codification

In par. (2), “section 5309 of title 49” substituted for “section 3 of the Federal Transit Act [49 App. U.S.C. 1602]” on authority of Pub. L. 103–272, § 6(b),July 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 1378, the first section of which enacted subtitles II, III, and V to X of Title 49, Transportation.
Amendments

1996—Par. (2). Pub. L. 104–208struck out “title II of the Library Services and Construction Act;” before “section 606 of the Public Health Service Act”.
1991—Par. (2). Pub. L. 102–240substituted “Federal Transit Act” for “Urban Mass Transportation Act of 1964”.
1970—Par. (2). Pub. L. 91–258inserted “section 19 of the Airport and Airway Development Act of 1970;” after “section 12 of the Federal Airport Act;”.
1968—Par. (1). Pub. L. 90–448, § 602(e)(1), substituted “Areawide development” for “Metropolitan development.”
Par. (2). Pub. L. 90–448, § 602(e)(1), substituted “Areawide development project” for “Metropolitan development project”.
Par. (7). Pub. L. 90–448, § 602(e)(2), substituted “official State, metropolitan, regional, or district agency” for “official State or metropolitan or regional agency”, and “in the case of areas” for “in the case of metropolitan areas”.
Transfer of Functions

Functions vested by law (including reorganization plan) in Bureau of the Budget or Director of Bureau of the Budget transferred to President of United States by section 101 of Reorg. Plan No. 2 of 1970, eff. July 1, 1970, 35 F.R. 7959, 84 Stat. 2085, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees. Section 102 of Reorg. Plan No. 2 of 1970 redesignated Bureau of the Budget as Office of Management and Budget.

 

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