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PUBLIC LAW 104-134—APR. 26, 1996 110 STAT. 1321-200 resource protection, interpretation, and historic preservation at the Pennsylvania Avenue National Historic Site. ' (4) The National Park Service may enter into contracts, cooperative agreements, or other transactions with any agency or instrumentality of the United States, the several States, or the District of Columbia or with any person, firm, association, or corporation as may be deemed necessary or appropriate for the conduct of special events, festivals, concerts, or other art and cultural programs at the Pennsylvania Avenue National Historic Site or may establish a nonprofit foundation to solicit funds for such activities. (e) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the responsibil- 40 USC 872 note, ity for ensuring that development or redevelopment in the Pennsylvania Avenue area is carried out in accordance with the Pennsylvania Avenue Development Corporation Plan—1974, as amended, is transferred to the National Capital Planning Commission or its successor commencing April 1, 1996. (f) SAVINGS PROVISIONS.— 40 USC 872 note. (1) REGULATIONS. —Any regulations prescribed by the Corporation in connection with the Pennsylvania Avenue Development Corporation Act of 1972 (40 U.S.C. 871-885) and the Federal Triangle Development Act (40 U.S.C. 1101-1109) shall continue in effect until suspended by regulations prescribed by the Administrator of the General Services Administration. (2) EXISTING RIGHTS, DUTIES, AND OBLIGATIONS NOT AFFECTED.— Subsection (a) shall not be construed as affecting the validity of any right, duty, or obligation of the United States or any other person arising under or pursuant to any contract, loan, or other instrument or agreement which was in effect on the day before the date of the transfers under subsection (a). (3) CONTINUATION OF SUITS.— No action or other proceeding commenced by or against the Corporation in connection with administration of the Pennsylvania Avenue Development Corporation Act of 1972 (40 U.S.C. 871-885) and the Federal Triangle Development Act (40 U.S.C. 1101-1109) shall abate by reason of enactment and implementation of this Act, except that the General Services Administration shall be substituted for the Corporation as a party to any such action or proceeding. (g) Section 3(b) of the Pennsylvania Avenue Development Corporation Act of 1972 (40 U.S.C. 872(b)) is amended as follows: "(b) The Corporation shall be dissolved on or before April 1, 1996. Upon dissolution, assets, obligations, indebtedness, and all unobligated and unexpended balances of the Corporation shall be transferred in accordance with the Department of the Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1996.". SEC. 314. No part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall be obligated or expended to implement regulations or requirements that regulate the use of, or actions occurring on, non-federal lands as a result of the draft or final environmental impact statements or records of decision for the Interior Columbia Basin Ecosystem Management Project. Columbia Basin Ecosystem Management Project records of decision will not provide the legal authority for any new formal rulemaking by any Federal regulatory agency on the use of private property. SEC. 315. RECREATIONAL FEE DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM. —(a) 16 USC 460/-6a The Secretary of the Interior (acting through the Bureau of Land no^. Management, the National Park Service and the United States Termination. Effective date.