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113 STAT. 1706 PUBLIC LAW 106-143—DEC. 7, 1999 (b) GRANT REQUIREMENTS. —In order to receive a grant under this Act, the eligible entity selected to receive the grant shall— Proposal. (1) submit to the Secretary a proposal that— (A) meets all applicable— (i) laws, including building codes and regulations; and (ii) requirements under the memorandum of understanding described in paragraph (2); and (B) provides such information and assurances as the Secretary may require; and (2) enter into a memorandum of understanding with the Secretary providing— (A) a timetable for completion of construction and opening of the Center; (B) assurances that design, architectural, and construction contracts will be competitively awarded; (C) specifications meeting all applicable Federal, State, and local building codes and laws; (D) arrangements for operations and maintenance upon completion of construction; (E) a description of the Center collections and educational programming; (F) a plan for design of exhibits including, but not limited to, the selection of collections to be exhibited, and the providing of security, preservation, protection, environmental controls, and presentations in accordance with professional museum standards; (G) an agreement with the Navajo Nation and the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe relative to site selection and public access to the facilities; and (H) a financing plan developed jointly by the Navajo Nation and the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe outlining the long-term management of the Center, including— (i) the acceptance and use of funds derived from public and private sources to minimize the use of appropriated or borrowed funds; (ii) the payment of the operating costs of the Center through the assessment of fees or other income generated by the Center; (iii) a strategy for achieving financial self-sufficiency with respect to the Center by not later than 5 years after the date of enactment of this Act; and (iv) appropriate vendor standards and business activities at the Four Comers Monument Tribal Park. SEC. 6. SELECTION OF GRANT RECIPIENT. The Four Corners Heritage Council may make recommendations to the Secretary on grant proposals regarding the design of facilities at the Four Comers Monument Tribal Park. SEC. 7. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS. (a) AUTHORIZATIONS.— There are authorized to be appropriated to the Department of the Interior to carry out this Act— (1) $2,000,000 for fiscal year 2000; and (2) $50,000 for each of fiscal years 2001 through 2005 for maintenance and operation of the Center, program development, or staffing in a manner consistent with the requirements of section 5(b).