Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 110 Part 6.djvu/458

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110 STAT. 4280 PUBLIC LAW 104-333—NOV. 12, 1996 (B) ACTION FOLLOWING DISAPPROVAL. — If the Secretary disapproves a submitted compact or management plan, the Secretary shall advise the management entities in writing of the reasons therefor and shall make recommendations for revisions in the compact or plan. The Secretary shall approve or disapprove a proposed revision within 90 days after the date it is submitted. (3) APPROVING AMENDMENTS.— The Secretary shall review substantial amendments to the management plan for the Heritage Area. Funds appropriated pursuant to this title may not be expended to implement the changes until the Secretary approves the amendments. (4) PROMULGATING REGULATIONS. — The Secretary shall promulgate such regulations as are necessary to carry out the purposes of this title. (b) DUTIES OF FEDERAL ENTITIES.— Any Federal entity conducting or supporting activities directly affecting the Heritage Area, and any unit of government acting pursuant to a grant of Federal funds or a Federal permit or agreement conducting or supporting such activities, shall to the maximum extent practicable— (1) consult with the Secretary and the management entities with respect to such activities; (2) cooperate with the Secretary and the management entities in carrying out their duties under this title and coordinate such activities with the carrying out of such duties; and (3) conduct or support such activities in a manner consistent with the management plan unless the Federal entity, after consultation with the management entities, determines there is no practicable alternative. SEC. 909. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS. (a) COMPACTS AND MANAGEMENT PLAN.— There is authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary, for grants for developing a compact under section 905 and providing assistance for a management plan under section 906, not more than $300,000, to remain available until expended, subject to the following conditions: (1) No grant for a compact or management plan may exceed 75 percent of the grantee's cost for such study or plan. (2) The total amount of Federal funding for the compact for the Heritage Area may not exceed $150,000. (3) The total amount of Federal funding for a management plan for the Heritage Area may not exceed $150,000. (b) MANAGEMENT ENTITY OPERATIONS. — There is authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary for the management entities, amounts as follows: (1) For the operating costs of each management entity, pursuant to section 907, not more than $250,000 annually. (2) For technical assistance pursuant to section 908, not more than $50,000 annually. The Federal contribution to the operations of the management entities shall not exceed 50 percent of the annual operating costs of the entities. (c) IMPLEMENTATION. — There is authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary, for grants (and the administration thereof) for the implementation of the management plans for the Heritage Area pursuant to section 908, not more than $10,000,000, to remain available until expended, subject to the following conditions: