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PUBLIC LAW 102-393—OCT. 6, 1992 106 STAT. 1779 Center is located at Beltsville, Maryland, and permit the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority to utilize said land to design and construct wetland mitigation projects to replace wetlands eliminated by authorized construction by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority as required by the terms and conditions of any permit issued to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority by the United States Army, Corps of Engineers, pursuant to section 404 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, 33 U.S.C. 1344: Provided, That title to such land shall remain vested in the United States of America: Provided further. That the Secretary shall dedicate a perpetual conservation easement with respect to such land prohibiting any filling, flooding, excavation, clear cutting, construction, removal of vegetation, or alteration of trees in areas delineated as created wetlands, except when authorized under Federal and State law: Provided further. That such land may be used in a manner not inconsistent with the perpetual conservation easement to further research, extension, or teaching programs in the food and agricultural sciences of the Department of Agriculture. SEC. 637. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the United States Customs Service pilot pre-clearance program author- ^^H^ ^^^ ized to be established in Aruba shall be extended through 1994. "°' SEC. 638. (a) This section may be cited as the "Treasury Forfeit- Treasury ure Fund Act of 1992". Ifml (b)(1) Chapter 97 of title 31, United States Code, is amended 31 USC 9701 by inserting after section 9702 the following new section: note.

    • § 9703. Department of the Treasury Forfeiture Fund

"(a) IN GENERAL.— There is established in the Treasury of the United States a fund to be known as the 'Department of the Treasury Forfeiture Fund' (referred to in this section as the 'Fund'). The Fund shall be available to the Secretary, without fiscal year limitation, with respect to seizures and forfeitures made pursuant to any law (other than section 7301 or 7302 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986) enforced or administered by the Department of the Treasury or the United States Coast Guard for the following law enforcement purposes: "(I)(A) Payment of all proper expenses of seizure (including investigative costs incurred by a Department of the Treasury law enforcement organization leading to seizure) or the proceedings of forfeiture and sale, including the expenses of detention, inventory, security, maintenance, advertisement, or disposal of the property, and if condemned by a court and a bond for such costs was not given, the costs as taxed by the court. "(B) Payment for— "(i) contract services; "(ii) the employment of outside contractors to operate and manage properties or to provide other specialized services necessary to dispose of such properties in an effort to maximize the return from such properties; and "(iii) reimbursing any Federal, Stote, or local agency for any expenditures made to perform the functions described in this subparagraph. "(C) Awards of compensation to informers under section 619 of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1619). "(D) Satisfaction of—