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SA 906. Mr. MERKLEY (for himself, Mr. Brown of Massachusetts, and Mr. Schumer) submitted an amendment intended to be proposed to amendment SA 738 proposed by Mr. INOUYE to the bill H.R. 2112, making appropriations for Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2012, and for other purposes; which was ordered to lie on the table; as follows:

On page 371, after line 7, add the following:
Sec. __. Owners of properties supported by the Secretary other than under section 9 of the United States Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 1437g), for which an event causing the cessation of rental assistance or affordability restrictions has resulted or will result in eligibility for tenant protection vouchers under section 8(o) or enhanced vouchers under section 8(t) of such Act, shall be eligible for, subject to requirements established by the Secretary, including tenant consultation procedures,
and in lieu of issuance or continuation of such vouchers, conversion of assistance available for such vouchers to assistance under section 8(o)(13) of such Act, except that, only with respect to such conversions, the Secretary may alter or waive the provisions of subsections 8(o)(13)(B), (C), and (D).

(As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on Oct 20, 2011.)