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PUBLIC LAW 95-000—MMMM. DD, 1978

92 STAT. 6

PUBLIC LAW 95-224—FEB. 3, 1978 descriptions of the basic characteristics and an outline of such comprehensive system of guidance for Federal assistance programs, the development of which may be determined feasible, and (3) recommendations concerning arrangements to proceed with the full development of such comprehensive system of guidance and for such administrative or statutory changes, including changes in the provisions of sections 3 through 7 of this Act, as may be deemed appropriate on the basis of the findings of the study. GUIDELINES

41 USC 508.

SEC. 9. The Director of the Office of Management and Budget is authorized to issue supplementary interpretative guidelines to promote consistent and efficient use of contract, grants agreement, and cooperative agreements as defined in this Act. REPEALS AND SAVINGS PROVISIONS

Repeal; effective date.

41 USC 501 note.

41 USC 509.

Excepted transactions. 41 USC 501 note. Expiration date.

SEC. 10. (a) The Act entitled "An Act to authorize the expenditure of funds through grants for support of scientific research, and for other purposes", approved September 6, 1958 (72 Stat. 1793; 42 U.S.C. 1891 and 1892), is repealed, effective one year after the date of enactment of this Act. (b) Nothing in this Act shall be construed to render void or voidable any existing contract, grant, cooperative agreement, or other contract, grant, or cooperative agreement entered into up to one year after the date of enactment of this Act. (c) Nothing in this Act shall require the establishment of a single relationship between the Federal Government and a State or local government or other recipient on a jointly funded project, involving funds from more than one program or appropriation where different relationships would otherwise be appropriate for different components of the project. (d) The Direxitor of the Office of Management and Budget may except individual transactions or programs of any executive agency from the application of the provisions of this Act. This authority shall expire one year after receipt by the Congress of the study provided for in section 8 of this Act. Approved February 3, 1978.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: HOUSE REPORT No. 95-481 (Comm. on Government Operations). SENATE REPORT No. 95-449 accompanying S. 431 (Comm. on Governmental Affairs). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD: Vol. 123 (1977): Sept. 27, considered and passed House. Oct. 1, considered and passed Senate, amended, in lieu of S. 431. Vol. 124 (1978): Jan. 19, House agreed to Senate amendment.