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PUBLIC LAW 102-368 —SEPT. 23, 1992 106 STAT. 1149 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES OFFICE OP THE SECRETARY PUBLIC HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES EMERGENCY FUND For carrying out section 319(a) of the Public Health Service Act with respect to public health emergencies created by natural disasters such as Hiirricanes Andrew and Iniki and Typhoon Omar, not to exceed $105,600,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That these amounts shall be available for any activity authorized under the Public Health Service Act, for repairs or replacement of property used in connection with a Federal or federally-assisted program but damaged or destroyed by the natural disaster, and for the provision to individueJs and families directly affected by the disaster of services of the t3rpe provided under a program conducted or assisted by the Department: Provided further. That notwithstanding sections 214 and 513 of Public Law 102-170, and any other provision of law, amounts spent for travel associated with the performance of additional functions or duties necessitated by Hiirricanes Andrew and Iniki or Typhoon Omar shall not be counted against the limits that apply by reason of any such provision: Provided further, That Congress hereby designates this amount as an emergency requirement for all purposes of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION IMPACT AID For carrying out disaster assistance activities related to Presidentially-declared natural disasters such as Hurricanes Andrew and Iniki and IVphoon Omar, including those authorized under section 7 of Public Law 81-874, up to $42,500,000, of which $20,000,000 shall be available only to the extent an official budget request, for a specific dollar amount, that includes designation of the entire amount of the request as an emergencv requirement as defined in the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, is transmitted by the President to the Congress, to remain available until September 30, 1993: Provided, That these funds shall be available for any currently authorized activity of the Department of Education: Provided further, That the Secretary may waive or modify any requirement of law or regulation which he determines is necessary in order to provide disaster aid as efficiently and expeditiously as possible to individueJs or entities affected directly or indirectly by a Presidentially-declared emergency except tnat waivers or modifications of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 shall be limited to restrictions regarding requirements for the matching of Federal funds, maintenance of effort, and time period for the obligation of Federal funds, but only if such recipients demonstrate to the satisfaction of the Secretary in their written application that such restrictions impose a demonstrable barrier to the progress of such recipient in overcoming the effects of the natural disaster: Provided further. That the Secretary may not waive any laws or regulations regarding civil rights, discrimination, or safety: Provided further. That Congress hereby designates this amount as an emergency requirement for all puiposes of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.