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On page 77, between lines 16 and 17, insert the following:
SEC. 556. EMERGENCY SHELTERS.
(a) Rescission.--Of amounts made available before the date of enactment of this Act from the appropriations account under the heading ``DISASTER RELIEF'' under the heading ``Federal Emergency Management Agency'' to the State of Louisiana pursuant to section 404 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5170c) for Hurricane Katrina, $150,000,000 are rescinded.
(b) Appropriation.--There is appropriated for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2009, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, $150,000,000, to remain available until expended, for the appropriations account under the heading ``STATE AND LOCAL PROGRAMS'' under the heading ``Federal Emergency Management Agency'' for a grant to the State of Louisiana for the construction of emergency shelters or modification of facilities to serve as emergency shelters.
For purposes of Senate enforcement, the amount made available under this subsection is designated as an emergency requirement and necessary to meet emergency needs pursuant to section 403 of S. Con. Res. 13 (111th Congress), the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2010.
(As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on Jul 9, 2009.)