94 STAT. 3108
PUBLIC LAW 96-528—DEC. 15, 1980
programs for the current fiscal year. During 1981, and within the resources and authority available, gross obligations for the principal amount of direct loans shall be not less than $160,000,000 nor more than $220,000,000. RURAL COMMUNICATION DEVELOPMENT F U N D
7 USC 1929a, 1931-1933.
For loans to be insured, or made to be sold and insured, under this fund in accordance with and subject to the provisions of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act, as amended, 7 U.S.C. 1928 and 86 Stat. 661-664 as follows: Community Antenna Television loans under section 306 of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act, as amended, 7 U.S.C. 1926, $10,000,000. Community Antenna Television loans under section 31 OB of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act, as amended, 7 U.S.C. 1932, $24,000,000. SALARIES A N D EXPENSES
For administrative expenses to carry out the provisions of the Rural Electrification Act of 1936, as amended (7 U.S.C. 901-950(b)), and to carry out a loan and loan guarantee program for Community Antenna Television facilities as authorized by the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act (7 U.S.C. 1921-1995), including not to exceed $7,000 for financial and credit reports, funds for employment pursuant to the second sentence of section 706(a) of the Organic Act of 1944 (7 U.S.C. 2225), and not to exceed $150,000 for employment under 5 U.S.C. 3109, $27,719,000. CONSERVATION SOIL CONSERVATION SERVICE CONSERVATION OPERATIONS
16 USC 590e-l.
For necessary expenses for carrying out the provisions of the Act of April 27, 1935 (16 U.S.C 590a-590f), including preparation of conservation plans and establishment of measures to conserve soil and water (including farm irrigation and land drainage and such special measures for soil and water management as may be necessary to prevent floods and the siltation of reservoirs and to control agricultural related pollutants); operation of conservation plant material centers; classification and mapping of soil; dissemination of information; purchase and erection or alteration of permanent buildings; and operation and maintenance of aircraft, $293,001,000, of which not less than $3,396,000 is for snow survey and water forecasting and not less than $2,933,000 is for operation of the plant materials centers: Provided, That the cost of any permanent building purchcised, erected, or as improved, exclusive of the cost of constructing a water supply or sanitary system and connecting the same to any such building and with the exception of buildings acquired in conjunction with land being purchased for other purposes, shall not exceed $5,000, except for one building to be constructed at a cost not to exceed $50,000 and eight buildings to be constructed or improved at a cost not to exceed $30,000 per building and except that alterations or improvements to other existing permanent buildings costing $5,000 or more may be made in any fiscal year in an amount not to exceed $1,000 per building: Provided further. That no part of this appropriation shall be available for the construction of any such building on