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[81 STAT. 260]
[81 STAT. 260]
PUBLIC LAW 90-000—MMMM. DD, 1968

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PtJBLIC LAW 90-103-OCT. 11, 1967

[81 STAT.

"(c) Grants under this section for operation (including initial operating funds and operating deficits comprising among other items the costs of attracting, training, and retaining qualified personnel) of a demonstration health project, whether or not constructed with funds authorized by this section, may be made for uj) to 100 per centum of the costs thereof for the two-year period beginningj for each component „., ,, facility or service assisted under any such operating grant, on the first day that such facility or service is in operation as a part of the project. For the next three years of operations such grants shall not exceed 50 per centum of such costs. No grant for operation of a demonstration health project shall be made unless the facility is publicly owned, or owned by a public or private nonprofit organization, and is not operated for profit. No grants for operation of a demonstration health project shall be made after five years following the commencement of the initial grant for operation of the project. No such grants shall be made u n l e ^ the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare is satisfied that the operation of the project will be conducted under efficient management practices designed to obviate operating deficits. Notwithstanding section 104 of the Public Works and Economic Development 42 USC 3134. j ^ ^ ^ Qf j9^5 (Y9 Stat. 554), a health-related facility constructed under title I of that Act may be a component of a demonstration health project eligible for operating grant assistance under this section. " (d) The Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare is authorized to provide funds to the Commission for the support of its Health Advisory Committee and to make grants for expenses of planning

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necessary for the development and operation of demonstration health rojects for the region. The amount of any such grant shall not exceed 5 per centum of such expenses. "(e) Not to exceed $50,000,000 of the funds authorized in section 401 Post, p. 266. Q£ ^l^-g ^^^ £QJ. ^j^g two-fiscal-year period ending June 30, 1969, shall be available to carry out this section." In fi^co ^^' on. SEC. 108. Subsection (i) of section 203 of the Act, entitled "LAND

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STABILIZATION, CONSERVATION, AND EROSION CONTROL', IS amended

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read as follows: " (i) Not to exceed $19,000,000 of the funds authorized in section 401 of this Act for the two-fiscal-year period ending June 30, 1969, shall be available to carry out this section." 40 USC app. 204. g^,^ Qg Section 204 of the Act is amended by striking out subsection (b) and inserting in lieu thereof the following new subsections (b) and (c): producrs^rtsearch. " ( ^) T^® Secretary of Agriculture is authorized to provide techgrants. ' nical assistance, make grants, enter into contracts, or otherwise provide funds, first to colleges, universities and other institutions of higher education (with priority to land grant schools), and thereafter to forest products research institutions in the region and other appropriate public and private organizations, which schools, institutions,, and organizations have the demonstrated capability to perform such researdi, for Appalachian hardwood products research, including

  • o:i i *' -1 investigations, studies, and demonstrations, which will further the

l>urposes of this Act. Funds shall be provided only for programs and projects which will contribute significantly to the development of ' (1) Appalachian hardwood technology, (2) new or improved uses of Appalachian hardwood resources, (3) new or improved processes or methods for producing hardwood products, or (4) new or improved markets for such products. Funds under this section shall be provided solely out of sums specifically appropriated for the purpose of carrying out this Act, and shall not be taken into account in the allocation or distribution of funds pursuant to any other provision of law.