Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 113 Part 2.djvu/75

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PUBLIC LAW 106-74—OCT. 20, 1999 113 STAT. 1095 as hereinafter provided: Provided, That collections of these corporations and agencies may be used for new loan or mortgage purchase commitments only to the extent expressly provided for in this Act (unless such loans are in support of other forms of assistance provided for in this or prior appropriations Acts), except that this proviso shall not apply to the mortgage insurance or guaranty operations of these corporations, or where loans or mortgage purchases are necessary to protect the financial interest of the United States Government. SEC. 420. Notwithstanding section 320(g) of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C. 1330(g)), funds made available pursuant to authorization under such section for fiscal year 2000 may be used for implementing comprehensive conservation and management plans. SEC. 421. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the term "qualified student loan" with respect to national service education awards shall mean any loan made directly to a student by the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education, in addition to other meanings under section 148(b)(7) of the National and Community Service Act. SEC. 422. It is the sense of the Congress that, along with health care, housing, education, and other benefits, the presence of an honor guard at a veteran's funeral is a benefit that a veteran has earned, and, therefore, the executive branch should provide funeral honor details for the funerals of veterans when requested, in accordance with law. SEC. 423. Notwithstanding any other law, funds made available by this or any other Act or previous Acts for the United States/ Mexico Foundation for Science may be used for the endowment of such Foundation: Provided, That funds from the United States Government shall be matched in equal amounts with funds from Mexico: Provided further, That the accounts of such Foundation shall be subject to United States Government administrative and audit requirements concerning grants and requirements concerning cost principles for nonprofit organizations: ProvidedSfurther, That Nonproft the United States/Mexico Foundation for Science is renamed the oreMuzation. "George E. Brown United States/Mexico Foundation for Science". ^USC 3292a SEC. 424. None of the funds made available in this Act may be used to carry out Executive Order No. 13083. SEC. 425. Unless otherwise provided for in this Act, no part of any appropriation for the Department of Housing and Urban Development shall be available for any activity in excess of amounts set forth in the budget estimates submitted for the appropriations. SEC. 426. Except in the case of entities that are funded solely with Federal funds or any natural persons that are funded under this Act, none of the funds in this Act shall be used for the planning or execution of any program to pay the expenses of, or otherwise compensate, non-Federal parties to lobby or litigate in respect to adjudicatory proceedings funded in this Act. A chief executive officer of any entity receiving funds under this Act shall certify that none of these funds have been used to engage in the lobbying of the Federal Government or in litigation against the United States unless authorized under existing law. SEC. 427. LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES NOT INCLUDED AS OWNER OR OPERATOR. Section 101(20)(D) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (42 U.S.C. 9601(20)(D)) is amended by inserting "through seizure note.