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118 STAT. 1347 PUBLIC LAW 108–335—OCT. 18, 2004 ‘‘(6) REPLENISHMENT.—The District of Columbia shall appropriate sufficient funds each fiscal year in the budget process to replenish any amounts allocated from the contin gency reserve fund during the preceding fiscal years so that not less than 50 percent of any amount allocated in the pre ceding fiscal year or the amount necessary to restore the contin gency reserve fund to the 4 percent required balance, whichever is less, is replenished by the end of the first fiscal year following each such allocation and 100 percent of the amount allocated or the amount necessary to restore the contingency reserve fund to the 4 percent required balance, whichever is less, is replenished by the end of the second fiscal year following each such allocation.’’. SEC. 333. For fiscal year 2005, the Chief Financial Officer shall re calculate the emergency and contingency cash reserve funds amount established by section 450A of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 803; D.C. Official Code, sec. 1–204.50a), as amended by this Act and is author ized to transfer funds between the emergency and contingency cash reserve funds to reach the required percentages: Provided, That for fiscal year 2005, the Chief Financial Officer may transfer funds from the emergency and contingency cash reserve funds to the general fund of the District of Columbia to the extent that such funds are not necessary to meet the requirements established for each fund: Provided further, That the Chief Financial Officer may not transfer funds from the emergency or the contingency reserve funds to the extent that such a transfer would lower the fiscal year 2005 total percentage below 7 percent of operating expenditures, as amended by this Act. SEC. 334. (a) Section 6 of the Policemen and Firemen’s Retire ment and Disability Act Amendments of 1957 (sec. 5–732, D.C. Official Code) is amended by striking the period at the end of the first sentence and inserting the following: ‘‘, and for the adminis trative costs associated with making such benefit payments.’’. (b) The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply with respect to fiscal year 2005 and each succeeding fiscal year. SEC. 335. (a) CONTINUING AVAILABILITY OF AMOUNTS IN CHARTER SCHOOL FUND.—Section 2403(b)(1) of the District of Columbia School Reform Act of 1995 (sec. 38–1804.03(b)(1), D.C. Official Code) is amended by adding at the end the following new sentence: ‘‘Amounts in the Charter School Fund shall remain avail able until expended, and any amounts in the Fund remaining unobligated or unexpended at the end of a fiscal year shall not revert to the General Fund of the District of Columbia.’’. (b) AVAILABILITY OF ADDITIONAL LOCAL FUNDS FOR CHARTER SCHOOL FUND.—Section 2403(b)(2)(A) of such Act (sec. 38– 1804.03(b)(2)(A), D.C. Official Code) is amended by inserting after ‘‘District of Columbia,’’ the following: ‘‘together with any other local funds that the Chief Financial Officer of the District of Columbia certifies are necessary to carry out the purposes of the Fund during the fiscal year,’’. (c) EFFECTIVE DATE.—The amendments made by this section shall apply with respect to fiscal year 2005 and each succeeding fiscal year. SEC. 336. (a) CONTINUATION OF CERTAIN AUTHORITY OF CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER.—Section 2302 of the Emergency Wartime Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2003 (Public Law 108–11; 117 Applicability. Applicability.