PUBLIC LAW 100-446—SEPT. 27, 1988
102 STAT. 1791
agreement with the State of Louisiana to carry out or conduct audit activities on any lease or portion of a lease subject only to section 8(g) of the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act of 1953, as amended (43 U.S.C. 1337(g)): Provided, That notwithstanding the provisions of Contracts. sections 201 of the Federal Oil and Gas Royalty Management Act of 1982 (30 U.S.C. 1731), sections 202 through 206 of that Act (30 U.S.C. 1732-1736) shall apply to any lease or portion of a lease subject to section 8(g) of the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act: Provided further, That for purposes of those provisions and for no other purposes, such lease or portion of a lease shall be regarded as within the coastal State or States entitled to receive revenues from it under section 8(g), and of which not less than $52,302,000 shall be available for royalty management activities including general administration: Provided further, That notwithstanding any other provision of law, funds appropriated under this Act shall be available for the payment of interest in accordsmce with 30 U.S.C. 1721 (b) and (d): Provided further. That not to exceed $3,000 shall be available for reasonable expenses related to promoting volunteer beach and marine clean-up activities: Provided further, That of the above enacted amounts, $250,000 proposed for data gathering to help determine the boundary between State and Federal lands offshore of Alaska shall be available only if an equal amount is provided by the State of Alaska from State revenues to match the Federal support for this project. BUREAU OF MINES MINES AND MINERALS
For expenses necessary for conducting inquiries, technological investigations, and research concerning the extraction, processing, use, and disposal of mineral substances without objectionable social and environmental costs; to foster and encourage private enterprise in the development of mineral resources and the prevention of waste in the mining, minerals, metal, and mineral reclamation industries; to inquire into the economic conditions affecting those industries; to promote health and safety in mines and the mineral industry through research; and for other related purposes as authorized by law, $159,292,000, of which $91,010,000 shall remain available until expended: Provided, That none of the funds in this or any other Act may be used for the closure or consolidation of any research centers or the sale of any of the helium facilities currently in operation. ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS
The Secretary is authorized to accept lands, buildings, equipment. Gifts and and other contributions from public and private sources and to property. prosecute projects in cooperation with other agencies. Federal, State, or private: Provided, That the Bureau of Mines is authorized. Chemicals. during the current fisceil year, to sell directly or through any Minerals and Government agency, including corporations, any metal or mineral mining. product that may be manufactured in pilot plants operated by the Bureau of Mines, and the proceeds of such sales shall be covered into the Treasury as miscellaneous receipts.