Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 110 Part 6.djvu/337

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PUBLIC LAW 104-333 —NOV. 12, 1996 110 STAT. 4159 (3) a market analysis assessing the economic development potential of the District and recommending steps to be taken to encourage economic development and revitalization in a manner consistent with the District's historic character. (e) RESTORATION, PRESERVATION, AND INTERPRETATION OF PROPERTIES. — (1) COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS. —The Secretary may enter into cooperative agreements with the State of New Jersey, local governments and nonprofit entities owning property within the District under which the Secretary may— (A) pay not more than 50 percent of the cost of restoring, repairing, rehabilitating, and improving historic infrastructure within the District; (B) provide technical assistance with respect to the preservation and interpretation of properties within the District; and (C) mark and provide interpretation of properties within the District. (2) PROVISIONS.—A cooperative agreement under paragraph (1) shall provide that— (A) the Secretary shall have the right of access at reasonable times to public portions of the property for interpretive and other purposes; (B) no change or alteration may be made in the property except with the agreement of the property owner, the Secretary, and any Federal agency that may have regulatory jurisdiction over the property; and (C) any construction grant made under this section shall be subject to an agreement that provides that conversion, use, or disposal of the project so assisted for purposes contrary to the purposes of this section shall result in a right of the United States to compensation from the beneficiary of the grant, and that provides for a schedule for such compensation based on the level of Federal investment and the anticipated useful life of the project. (3) APPLICATIONS.— (A) IN GENERAL.—^A property owner that desires to enter into a cooperative agreement under paragraph (1) shall submit to the Secretary an application describing how the project proposed to be funded will further the purposes of the District. (B) CONSIDERATION.— In making such funds available under this subsection, the Secretary shall give consideration to projects that provide a greater leverage of Federal funds. (f) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS. —There are authorized to be appropriated from the Historic Preservation Fund authorized under the National Historic Preservation Act to the Secretary to carry out this section— (1) $250,000 for grants and cooperative agreements for the development plan under subsection (d); and (2) $50,000 for the provision of technical assistance and $3,000,000 for the provision of other assistance under cooperative agreements under subsection (e). SEC. 511. NEW BEDFORD NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK DISTRICT. 16 USC 410ddd. (a) FINDINGS AND PURPOSES. —