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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

102 STAT. 2246


For grants authorized under section 310(BXc) (7 U.S.C. 1932) to any qualified public or private nonprofit organization, $6,500,000: Provided, That $500,000 shall be available for grants to qualified nonprofit organizations to provide technical assistance for rural communities needing improved passenger transportation systems or facilities in order to promote economic development. OFFICE OF THE ADMINISTRATOR

For necessary salaries and expenses of the Office of the Administrator of the Farmers Home Administration, $600,000: Provided, That no other funds in this Act shall be available for this Office. SALARIES AND EXPENSES (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS)

For necessary expenses of the Farmers Home Administration, not otherwise provided for, in administering the programs authorized by the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act (7 U.S.C. 19212000), as amended; title V of the Housing Act of 1949, as amended (42 U.S.C. 1471-1490O); the Rural Rehabilitation Corporation Trust Liquidation Act, approved May 3, 1950 (40 U.S.C. 440-444), for administering the loan program authorized by title III A of the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 (Public Law 88-452 approved August 20, 1964), as amended, and such other programs which the Farmers Home Administration has the responsibility for administering, $414,734,000, together with not more than $3,000,000 of the charges collected in connection with the insurance of loans as authorized by section 309(a) of the C!onsolidated Farm and Rural Development Act, as amended, and section 517(i) of the Housing Act of 1949, as amended, or in connection with charges made on borrowers under section 502(a) of the Housing Act of 1949, as amended: Provided, That, in addition, not to exceed $1,000,00() of the funds available for the various programs administered by this agency may be transferred to this appropriation for temporary field employment pursuant to the second sentence of section 706(a) of the Organic Act of 1944 (7 U.S.C. 2225), to meet unusual or heavy workload increases: Provided further. That not to exceed $500,000 of this appropriation may be used for employment under 5 U.S.C. 3109: Provided further. That not to exceed $2,868,000 of this appropriation shall be available for contracting with the National Rural Water Association or other equally qualified national organization for a circuit rider program to provide technical assistance for rural water systems: Provided further. That notwithstanding any other provision of law, $2,000,000 of this appropriation shall be available solely to carry out H.R. 5378 and S. 2836, the Lower Mississippi Delta Development Act, as introduced in the House of Representatives on September 26, 1988, 42 USC 3121 and in the Senate on September 27, 1988, and the provisions of such note. bills are hereby incorporated by reference and made a part of this Loans. Act: Provided further. That, in addition to any other authority that 7 USC 1981 note, the Secretary may have to defer principal and interest and forego foreclosure, the Secretary may permit, at the request of the borrowers, the deferral of principal and interest on any outstanding loan made, insured, or held by the Secretary under this title, or under the provisions of any other law administered by the Farmers Home