Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 106 Part 2.djvu/270

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106 STAT. 1150 PUBLIC LAW 102-368 —SEPT. 23, 1992 EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE For an additional amount for 'Educational excellence", $40,000,000, to remain available through September 30, 1993: Provided, That the entire amount is designated by Congress as an emergency requirement for all purposes of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended. STUDENT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE For an additional amount for "Student financial assistance" for payment of awards for award year 1992-1993, made under title rv, part A, subpart 1 of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended prior to enactment of Public Law 102-325, $40,000,000: Provided, That notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Secretary of Education may waive or modify any statutory or regulatory provision applicable to the student financial aid programs under title IV of said Act that the Secretary deems necessary to assist individuals who suffered financial harm from natural disasters such as Hurricanes Andrew and Iniki or Typhoon Omar, and who, at the time the disaster struck were residing, attending an institution of higher education, or employed within these areas on the date which, the President declared the existence of a major disaster (or, in the case of an individual who is a dependent student, whose parent or stepparent suffered financial harm from such disaster, and who resided, or was employed in such an area at that Federal time): Provided further. That notwithstanding section 431 of the 3S!L„ General Education Provisions Act (20 U.S.C. 1232) and section 553 of title 5, United States Code, the Secretary shall, by notice in the Federal Register, exercise this authority, through publication of waivers or modifications of statutory and regulatory provisions, as he deems necessary to assist such individuals: Provided further. That such authority shall be in effect only for awards for award year 1992-1993: Provided further, That the entire amount is designated by Congress as an emergency requirement for all purposes of the Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended. CHAPTER VII DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE MILITARY CONSTRUCTION, AIR FORCE For an additional amount for "Military Construction, Air Force" to cover planning costs arising from the consequences of Hurricane Andrew, $10,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 1997: Provided, That Congress hereby designates this amount as an emergency requirement for all purposes of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985: Provided further, That none of these funds are available for the construction of facilities to support the 31st Tactical Fighter Wing or any other active Air Force units or missions at Homestead Air Force Base, Florida, pending completion of the 1993 Base Closure process. For an additional amount for "Military Construction, Air Force", $66,000,000, for the limited purpose of restoring airfield operations at Homestead Air Force Base, Florida, to remain availaole until expended: Provided, That Congress hereby designates this amount as an emergency requirement for all purposes of the Balanced publication.