Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 104 Part 3.djvu/720

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104 STAT. 2072 PUBLIC LAW 101-513—NOV. 5, 1990 16 USC 4504. SEC. 605. ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS. (a) COORDINATION OF ACTIVITIES.—The Secretary shall coordinate all activities outside of the United States under this title with other Federal officials, departments, agencies, and international organizations, as the President may require. (b) ASSISTANCE. — The Secretary may provide assistance, as determined appropriate by the Secretary to carry out this title, including technical and financial assistance, equipment, and facilities without reimbursement. 16 USC 4505. SEC. 606. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS. There are authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary to carry out this title. SEC. 607. CONFORMING AMENDMENTS. (a) FOREST AND RANGELAND RENEWABLE RESOURCES RESEARCH ACT. —The Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources Research Act of 1978 (16 U.S.C. 1641 et seq.) is amended— (1) in section 2 (16 U.S.C. 1641)— (A) by inserting "(1)" after "(a)"; (B) by adding at the end of subsection (a) the following new pargigraph: "(2) Congress further finds that the forest and rangeland renewable resources of the world are threatened by deforestation due to conversion to agriculture of lands better suited to other uses, overgrazing, over-harvesting, and other causes that pose a direct adverse threat to people, the global environment, and the world economy."; and (C) by adding at the end thereof the following new subsection: Agricultural "(c) It is the purpose of this Act to authorize the Secretary to research. expand research activities to encompass international forestry and natural resource issues on a global scale."; and (2) in the first section of section 4(c) (16 U.S.C. 1643(c)), by inserting "international," before "Federal". (b) COOPERATIVE FORESTRY ASSISTANCE ACT.— The Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act of 1978 (16 U.S.C. et seq.) is amended— 16 USC 2101. (1) in section 2(a)— (A) by striking "and" at the end of paragraph (16); (B) by striking the period at the end of paragraph (17) and inserting "; and"; and (C) by adding at the end thereof the following new paragraph: "(18) the same forest resource supply, protection, and mansigement issues that exist in the United States are also present on an international scale, and the forest and rangeland renewable resources of the world are threatened by deforestation due to conversion to agriculture of lands better suited to other purposes, over-grazing, over-harvesting, and other causes which pose a direct adverse threat to people, the global environment, and the world economy."; (2) in section 2(b), by inserting "in the United States, and forest lands in foreign countries," after "non-Federal forest lands," the first place it appears and in paragraph (10); and 16 USC 2109. (3) in section 12, by adding at the end thereof the following new subsection: