Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 110 Part 2.djvu/501

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PUBLIC LAW 104-134—APR. 26, 1996 110 STAT. 1321-354 (D) any payment of interest on the unpaid balance of the new principal amount of an old capital investment shall be a credit against the appropriate interest account in the amount of the payment at the time the payment is tendered; (2) apart from charges necessary to repay the new principal amount of an old capital investment as established under subsection (b) and to pay the interest on the principal amount under subsection (c)., no amount may be charged for return to the United States Treasury as repayment for or return on an old capital investment, whether by way of rate, rent, lease payment, assessment, user charge, or any other fee; (3) amounts provided under section 1304 of title 31, United States Code, shall be available to pay, and shall be the sole source for payment of, a judgment against or settlement by the Administrator or the United States on a claim for a breach of the contract provisions required by this Part; and (4) the contract provisions specified in this Part do not— (A) preclude the Administrator from recovering, through rates or other means, any tax that is generally imposed on electric utilities in the United States, or (B) affect the Administrator's authority under applicable law, including section 7(g) of the Pacific Northwest Electric Power Planning and Conservation Act (16 U.S.C. 839e(g)), to— (i) allocate costs and benefits, including but not limited to fish and wildlife costs, to rates or resources, or (ii) design rates. (j) SAVINGS PROVISIONS.— (1) REPAYMENT.— Th is subchapter does not affect the obligation of the Administrator to repay the principal associated with each capital investment, and to pay interest on the principal, only from the "Administrator's net proceeds," as defined in section 13 of the Federal Columbia River Transmission System Act (16 U.S.C. 838k(b)). (2) PAYMENT OF CAPITAL INVESTMENT.—Except as provided in subsection (e), this section does not affect the authority of the Administrator to pay all or a portion of the principal amount associated with a capital investment before the repay- ment date for the principal amount. CHAPTER 2 FOREIGN OPERATIONS, EXPORT FINANCING, AND RELATED PROGRAMS EXPORT AND INVESTMENT ASSISTANCE EXPORT-IMPORT BANK OF THE UNITED STATES SUBSIDY APPROPRIATION (RESCISSION) Of the unobligated balances available under this heading $42,000,000 are rescinded.