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PUBLIC LAW 104-333—NOV. 12, 1996 110 STAT. 4239 of a structure to be partially used by the Secretary as an administrative headquarters, administrative site, and visitors' center for Natchez National Historical Park. "(2) USE FOR SATISFACTION OF MATCHING REQUIREMENTS.— The amount of payment under pgiragraph (1) may be available for matching Federal grants authorized under other law notwithstanding any limitations in any such law. "(3) AGREEMENT. —Prior to the execution of an agreement under paragraph (1), and subject to the appropriation of necessary funds in advance, the Secretary may enter into a contract, lease, cooperative agreement, or other appropriate form of agreement with the City of Natchez providing for the use and occupancy of a portion of the structure constructed under paragraph (1) (including appropriate use of the land on which it is situated), at no cost to the Secretary (except maintenance, utility, and other operational costs), for a period of 50 years, with an option for renewal by the Secretary for an additional 50 years. "(4) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.—There is authorized to be appropriated $3,000,000 to carry out this subsection.". SEC. 1031. SUBSTITUTION OF TIMBER FOR CANCELED TIMBER SALE. California. (a) IN GENERAL.— Notwithstanding the provisions of the Act of July 31, 1947 (30 U.S.C. 601 et seq.), and the requirements of section 5402.0-6 of title 43, Code of Federal Regulations, the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Bureau of Land Management, is authorized to substitute, without competition, a contract for timber identified for harvest located on public lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management in the State of California of comparable value for the; following terminated timber contract: Elkhom Ridge Timber Sale, Contract No. CA-050 -TS-88-01. (b) DISCLAIMER.— Nothing in this section shall be construed as changing any law or policy of the Federal Government beyond the timber sale substitution specified in this section. SEC. 1032. RURAL ELECTRIC AND TELEPHONE FACILITIES. (a) IN GENERAL. —Section 504(g) of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1764(g)) is amended by striking "financed pursuant to the Rural Electrification Act of 1936, as amended," in the last sentence and inserting "eligible for financing pursuant to the Rural Electrification Act of 1936, as amended, determined without regard to any application requirement under that Act,". (b) EFFECTIVE DATE. —The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply with respect to rights-of-way leases held on or after the date of enactment of this Act. SEC. 1033. FEDERAL BOROUGH RECOGNITION.' (a) Section 6901(2) of title 31, United States Code, is amended to read as follows: "(2)(A) 'unit of general local government' means— "(i) a county (or parish), township, borough, or city where the city is independent of any other unit of general local government, that— "(I) is within the class or classes of such political subdivision in a State that the Secretary of the Interior, Applicability. 43 USC 1764 note. 29-194O-96 -14:QL3Part6