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[75 Stat. 462]
[75 Stat. 462]
PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1961

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PUBLIC LAW 87-195-SEPT. 4, 1961

[75 S T A T.

(h) "Function" includes any duty, obligation, power, authority, responsibility, right, privilege, discretion, or activity. (i) "Mobilization reserve" means the quantity of defense articles determined to be required, under regulations prescribed by the President, to support mobilization of the Armed Forces of the United States Government in the event of war or national emergency. (j) "OiRcer or employee" means civilian personnel and members of the Armed Forces of the United States Government. (k) "Services" include any service, repair, training of personnel, or technical or other assistance or information used for the purposes of furnishing nonmilitary assistance. (1) "Surplus agricultural commodity" means any agricultural commodity or product thereof, class, kind, type, or other specification thereof, produced in the United States, either publicly or privately owned, which is in excess of domestic requirements, adequate carryover, and anticipated exports for United States dollars, as determined by the Secretary of Agriculture. (m) "Value" means— (1) with respect to excess defense articles, the gross cost incurred by the United States Government in repairing, rehabilitating, or modifying such articles; (2) with respect to nonexcess defense articles delivered from inventory to countries or international organizations as grant assistance under this Act, the standard price in effect at the time such articles are dropped from inventory by the supplying agency. Such price shall be the same standard price used for transfers or sales of such articles in or between the Armed Forces of the United States Government, or, where such articles are not transferred or sold in or between the Armed Forces of the United States, the gross cost to the United States Government adjusted as appropriate for condition and market value; and (3) with respect to nonexcess defense articles delivered from new procurement to countries or international organizations as grant assistance under this Act, the contract or production costs of such articles. Military assistance programs and orders shall be based upon the best estimates of stock status and prevailing prices; reimbursements to the supplying agency shall be made on the basis of the stock status and prices determined pursuant to this section. Notwithstanding the foregoing provisions of this section, the Secretary of Defense may prescribe regulations authorizing reimbursements to the supplying agency based on negotiated prices for aircraft, vessels, plant equipment, and such other major items as he may specify: Provided, That such articles are not excess at the time such prices are negotiated: Provided further, That such prices are negotiated at the time firm orders are placed with the supplying agency by the military assistance program. SEC. 645. UNEXPENDED BALANCES.—Unexpended balances of funds 2 2^xjsc^^i'7 51 "^^de available pursuant to the Mutual Security Act of 1954, as note. amended, are hereby authorized to be continued available for the general purposes for which appropriated, and may at any time be consolidated, and, in addition, may be consolidated with appropriations made available for the same general purposes under the authority of this Act. Separability. g^^ g^g CONSTRUCTION.—If any provision of this Act or the application of any provision to any circumstances or persons shall be held invalid, the validity of the remainder of this Act, and of the applicability of such provision to other circumstances or persons shall not be affected thereby. Development ^^^' ^47. DEPENDABLE FuEL SuppLY.—It is of paramount imporprogram. tance that long-range economic plans take cognizance of the need for a