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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

102 STAT. 1798

PUBLIC LAW 100-446—SEPT. 27, 1988 COMPACT OF FREE ASSOCIATION

For economic assistance and necessary expenses for the Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of the Marshall Islands as provided for in sections 122, 221, 223,232, and 233 of the Compact of Free Association, $32,360,000, including $2,500,000 for the Enjebi Community Trust Fund, to remain available until expended, as Effective date, authorized by Public Law 99-239: Provided, That notwithstanding the provisions of Public Laws 99-500 and 99-591, the effective date of the Palau Compact for purposes of economic assistance pursuant to the Palau Compact of fVee Association, Public Law 99-658, shall be the effective date of the Palau Compact as determined pursuant to section 101(d) of Public Law 99-658: Provided further, That in full satisfaction of the obligation of the United States to provide funds to assist in the resettlement and rehabilitation of Bikini Atoll by the People of Bikini, to which the full faith and credit of the United States is pledged pursuant to section 103(1) of Public Law 99-239, the United States shall deposit $90,000,000 into the Resettlement Trust Fund for the People of Bikini established pursuant to Public Law 97-257, and governed pursuant to the terms of such trust instrument, such deposit to be installments of $5,000,000 on October 1, 1988; $22,000,000 on October 1, 1989; $21,000,000 on October 1, 1990; $21,000,000 on October 1, 1991; and $21,000,000 on October 1, 1992: Provided further. That the terms of such Resettlement Trust Fund are hereby modified to provide that corpus and income may be expended for rehabilitation and resettlement of Bikini Atoll, except that the Secretary may approve expenditures not to exceed $2,000,000 in any year from income for projects on Kili or Ejit: Reports. Provided further. That one year prior to completion of the rehabilitation and resettlement pn^^ram, the Secretary of the Interior shall report to Congress on ftiture funding needs on Bikini Atoll. Unless otherwise determined by Congress, following completion of the rehabilitation and resettlement pn^ram, funds remaining in the Resettlement Trust Fund in excess of the amount identified by the Secretsuy as required for future funding needs shall be deposited in the United States Treasury as miscellaneous receipts. Upon completion of those needs, the Resettlement Trust Fund shall be extinguished and all remaining funds shall be di^x>sited in the United States Treasury as miscellaneous receipts. The payment and use of funds in accordance herewith is for the sole purpose of implementing and fiilfilling the terms of the Section 177 Agreement referred to in section 462(d) of the Compact of Free A^ociation between the United States and the Republic of the Marshall Islands, including Article VI, section 1, and Articles X and XII, thereof. Payments pursuant hereto shall be made only upon: One, voluntary dismissal with prejudice of Juda et al. v. the United States, No. 88-1206 (Fed. Ca.)\ and two, submission of written notice to the United States and the Republic of the Marshall Islands, executed by duly-authorized representatives acting on their behalf, that the People of Bikini accept the obligations and undertaking of the United States to make the payments prescribed by this Act, t(^ether with t^e other payments, rights, entitlements and benefits provided for under the Section 177 Agreement, as full satisfaction of all claims of the People of Bikini related in any way to the United States nuclear testing program in accordance with the terms of the Section 177 Agreement.