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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

98 STAT. 1390

PUBLIC LAW 98-396—AUG. 22, 1984 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 9"

VOCATIONAL AND ADULT EDUCATION (TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

20 USC 2401.

For expenses necessary to establish a model retraining program for displaced workers to be conducted in the Johnstown, Pennsylvania, area under section 171(a)(1) of the Vocational Education Act, $570,000, to remain available until expended, is hereby transferred from funds available under the head "Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, Mines and Minerals": Provided, That none of these funds shall be used for the construction of facilities: Provided further, That up to 3 per centum of the funds transferred may be used for related Department of Education administrative expenses. NATIONAL FOUNDATION ON THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS SALARIES AND EXPENSES

20 USC 971 note.

For an additional amount for "Salaries and expenses", $100,000 to pay a certified claim for losses filed under the Arts and Artifacts Indemnity Act of 1975. GENERAL PROVISIONS

Public lands.

Indians. Education.

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None of the funds appropriated herein or for fiscal year 1985 from the Land and Water Conservation Fund for the Bureau of Land Management or the Forest Service shall be obligated for the acquisition of lands or waters, or interests therein unless and until the seller has been offered, and has rejected, an exchange, pursuant to current authorities, for specific lands of comparable value (within plus or minus 25 per centum) and utility, if such potential exchange lands are available within the boundary of the same State as the lands to be acquired: Provided, That condemnations, declarations of taking, or the acquisition of scenic, conservation, or development easements shall not be subject to this provision: Provided further, That acquisition of tracts of lands of less than forty acres shall not be subject to this provision. Section 306(b)(2) of the Indian Elementary and Secondary School Assistance Act, Public Law 92-318 (20 U.S.C. 241ee(b)(2)) is amended to read as follows: "(2) No payments shall be made under this title to any local educational agency for any fiscal year unless the State educational agency finds that the combined fiscal effort (as determined in accordance with regulations of the Secretary of Education) of that agency and the State with respect to the provision of free public education by that agency for the preceding fiscal year was not less than 90 per centum of such combined fiscal effort for that purpose for the second preceding fiscal year. In addition, the Secretary may waive this requirement for exceptional circumstances for one year only.".