98 STAT. 1016 16 USC 777e.
PUBLIC LAW 98-369—JULY 18, 1984
(5) Section 6 is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new subsection: "(d) The Secretary of the Interior may enter into agreements to finance up to 75 per centum of the initial costs of the acquisition of lands or interests therein and the construction of structures or facilities for appropriations currently available for the purposes of this Act; and to agree to finance up to 75 per centum of the remaining costs over such a period of time as the Secretary may consider necessary. The liability of the United States in any such agreement is contingent upon the continued availability of funds for the purposes of this Act." 16 USC 777g. (6) Section 8 is amended by inserting "(a)" before the first sentence, and by adding at the end thereof the following new subsections: "(b)(1) Each State shall allocate 10 per centum of the funds 16 USC 777c. apportioned to it for each fiscal year under section 4 of this Act for the payment of up to 75 per centum of the costs of the acquisition, development, renovation, or improvement of facilities (and auxiliary facilities necessary to insure the safe use of such facilities) that create, or add to, public access to the waters of the United States to improve the suitability of such waters for recreational boating purposes. "(2) So much of the funds that are allocated by a State under paragraph (1) in any fiscal year that remained unexpended or unobligated at the close of such year are authorized to be made available for the purposes described in paragraph (1) during the succeeding fiscal year, but any portion of such funds that remain unexpended or unobligated at the close of such succeeding fiscal year are authorized to be made available for expenditure by the Secretary of the Interior in carrying out the research program of the Fish and Wildlife Service in respect to fish of material value for sport or recreation. Public "(c) Each State may use not to exceed 10 per centum of the funds information. apportioned to it under section 4 of this Act to pay up to 75 per centum of the costs of an aquatic resource education program for the purpose of increasing public understanding of the Nation's water resources and associated aquatic life forms. The non-Federal share Grants. of such costs may not be derived from other Federal grant programs. The Secretary shall issue not later than the one hundred and twentieth day after the effective date of this subsection such regulations as he deems advisable regarding the criteria for such programs." 16 USC 777k. (7) Section 12 is amended— (A) inserting "the Mayor of the District of Columbia," immediately after "the Secretary of Agriculture of Puerto Rico,"; (B) by inserting "for the District of Columbia one-third of 1 per centum," immediately after "for Puerto Rico 1 per centum,"; and (C) by inserting "the District of Columbia," after "Puerto Rico," each place it appears therein. 16 USC 777 note. (b) The amendments made by subsection (a) shall take effect on October 1, 1984, and shall apply with respect to fiscal years begin'••:'•' ning after September 30, 1984. • - -