[USC02] 42 USC CHAPTER 124, SUBCHAPTER II: DRUG-FREE PUBLIC HOUSING
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42 USC CHAPTER 124, SUBCHAPTER II: DRUG-FREE PUBLIC HOUSING
From Title 42—THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARECHAPTER 124—PUBLIC HOUSING DRUG ELIMINATION

SUBCHAPTER II—DRUG-FREE PUBLIC HOUSING

§11921. Statement of purpose

The purpose of this subchapter is to reaffirm the principle that decent affordable shelter is a basic necessity, and the general welfare of the Nation and the health and living standards of its people require better coordination and training in drug prevention programs among the public officials and agencies responsible for administering the public housing programs of the Nation.

(Pub. L. 100–690, title V, §5142, Nov. 18, 1988, 102 Stat. 4303.)

§11922. Clearinghouse on drug abuse in public housing

(a) Establishment

The Secretary of Housing and Urban Development shall establish, in the Office of Public Housing in the Department of Housing and Urban Development, a clearinghouse to receive, collect, process, and assemble information regarding the abuse of controlled substances in public housing projects.

(b) Functions

The clearinghouse established under subsection (a) shall—

(1) respond to inquiries by members of the public requesting assistance in investigating, studying, and working on the problem of the abuse of controlled substances; and

(2) receive, collect, process, assemble, and provide information on programs, authorities, institutions, and agencies, that may further assist members of the public requesting information from the clearinghouse.

(Pub. L. 100–690, title V, §5143, Nov. 18, 1988, 102 Stat. 4303.)

§11923. Regional training program on drug abuse in public housing

(a) Establishment

The Secretary shall establish a regional training program for the training of public housing officials, to better prepare and educate the officials to confront the widespread abuse of controlled substances in the communities in which the officials work.

(b) Operation

The regional training program established under subsection (a) shall be conducted within 12 months after November 18, 1988, by a national training unit established by the Secretary.

(Pub. L. 100–690, title V, §5144, Nov. 18, 1988, 102 Stat. 4303.)

§11924. Definitions

For purposes of this subchapter:

(1) Controlled substance

The term "controlled substance" has the meaning given such term in section 802 of title 21.

(2) Secretary

The term "Secretary" means the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.

(Pub. L. 100–690, title V, §5145, Nov. 18, 1988, 102 Stat. 4304.)

§11925. Regulations

Not later than 6 months after November 18, 1988, the Secretary shall issue any regulations necessary to carry out this subchapter.

(Pub. L. 100–690, title V, §5146, Nov. 18, 1988, 102 Stat. 4304.)