Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 110 Part 2.djvu/344

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110 STAT. 1321-197 PUBLIC LAW 104-134—APR. 26, 1996 SEC. 306. No assessments may be levied against any program, budget activity, subactivity, or project funded by this Act unless notice of such assessments and the basis therefor are presented to the Committees on Appropriations and are approved by such Committees. SEC. 307. (a) COMPLIANCE WITH BUY AMERICAN ACT. —None of the funds made available in this Act may be expended by an entity unless the entity agrees that in expending the funds the entity will comply with sections 2 through 4 of the Act of March 3, 1933 (41 U.S.C. 10a-10c; popularly known as the "Buy American Act"). (b) SENSE OF CONGRESS; REQUIREMENT REGARDING NOTICE.— (1) PURCHASE OF AMERICAN-MADE EQUIPMENT AND PROD- UCTS.— In the case of any equipment or product that may be authorized to be purchased with financial assistance provided using funds made available in this Act, it is the sense of the Congress that entities receiving the assistance should, in expending the assistance, purchase only American-made equipment and products. (2) NOTICE TO RECIPIENTS OF ASSISTANCE.— In providing financial assistance using funds made available in this Act, the head of each Federal agency shall provide to each recipient of the assistance a notice describing the statement made in paragraph (1) by the Congress. (c) PROHIBITION OF CONTRACTS WITH PERSONS FALSELY LABEL- ING PRODUCTS AS MADE IN AMERICA.— I f it has been finally determined by a court or Federal agency that any person intentionally affixed a label bearing a "Made in America" inscription, or any inscription with the same meaning, to any product sold in or shipped to the United States that is not made in the United States, the person shall be ineligible to receive any contract or subcontract made with funds made available in this Act, pursuant to the debarment, suspension, and ineligibility procedures described in sections 9.400 through 9.409 of title 48, Code of Federal Regulations. SEC. 308. None of the funds in this Act may be used to plan, prepare, or offer for sale timber from trees classified as giant sequoia (sequoiadendron giganteum) which are located on National Forest System or Bureau of Land Management lands in a manner different than such sales were conducted in fiscal year 1995. SEC. 309. None of the funds made available by this Act may be obligated or expended by the National Park Service to enter into or implement a concession contract which permits or requires the removal of the underground lunchroom at the Carlsbad Caverns National Park. SEC. 310. Where the actual costs of construction projects under self-determination contracts, compacts, or grants, pursuant to Public Laws 93-638, 103-413, or 100-297, are less than the estimated costs thereof, use of the resulting excess funds shall be determined by the appropriate Secretary after consultation with the tribes. SEC. 311. Notwithstanding Public Law 103-413, quarterly pay- ments of funds to tribes and tribal organizations under annual funding agreements pursuant to section 108 of Public Law 93- 638, as amended, may be made on the first business day following the first day of a fiscal quarter. SEC. 312. None of funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act may be used for the AmeriCorps program, unless the relevant agencies of the Department of the Interior and/or