Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 110 Part 2.djvu/797

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PUBLIC LAW 104-180—AUG. 6, 1996 110 STAT. 1589 to provide technical assistance for rural water systems: Provided further, That an amount not less than that available in fiscal year 1996 be set aside and made available for ongoing technical assistance under sections 306(a)(14) (7 U.S.C. 1926) and 310(B)(b) of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act (7 U.S.C. 1932): Provided further, That of the total amount appropriated, not to exceed $8,750,000 shall be for water and waste disposal systems pursuant to section 757 of Public Law 104-127: Provided further, That notwithstanding section 306(a)(7) of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act (7 U.S.C. 1926(a)(7)), the town of Berlin, New Hampshire, shall be eligible during fiscal year 1997 for a grant under the rural utilities assistance program. SALARIES AND EXPENSES For necessary expenses of the Rural Utilities Service, including administering the programs authorized by the Rural Electrification Act of 1936, as amended, and the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act, as amended, and cooperative agreements, $33,195,000: Provided, That this appropriation shall be available for employment pursuant to the second sentence of 706(a) of the Organic Act of 1944, and not to exceed $105,000 may be used for employment under 5 U.S.C. 3109. TITLE IV DOMESTIC FOOD PROGRAMS OFFICE OF THE UNDER SECRETARY FOR FOOD, NUTRITION AND CONSUMER SERVICES For necessary salaries and expenses of the Office of the Under Secretary for Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services to administer the laws enacted by the Congress for the Food and Consumer Service, $454,000. CHILD NUTRITION PROGRAMS (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS) For necessary expenses to carry out the National School Lunch Act (42 U.S.C. 1751-1769b), except section 21, and the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (42 U.S.C. 1772-1785, and 1789); except sections 17 and 19; $8,653,297,000, to remain available through September 30, 1998, of which $3,219,544,000 is hereby appropriated and $5,433,753,000 shall be derived by transfer from funds available under section 32 of the Act of August 24, 1935 (7 U.S.C. 612c): Provided, That not to exceed $1,000,000 of the funds made available under this heading shall be used for studies and eveduations: Provided further, That up to $4,031,000 shall be avEulable for independent verification of school food service claims. SPECIAL SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION PROGRAM FOR WOMEN, INFANTS, AND CHILDREN (WIC) For necessary expenses to carry out the special supplemental nutrition program as authorized by section 17 of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (42 U.S.C. 1786), $3,729,807,000, to remain available through September 30, 1998: Provided, That none of the funds