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PUBLIC LAW 101-506 —NOV. 5, 1990 104 STAT. 1339 EMERGENCY CONSERVATION PROGRAM For necessary expenses to carry into effect the program authorized in sections 401, 402, and 404 of title IV of the Agricultural Credit Act of 1978 (16 U.S.C. 2201-2205), $10,000,000, to remain available until expended, as authorized by 16 U.S.C. 2204. COLORADO RIVER BASIN SALINITY CONTROL PROGRAM For necessary expenses for carrying out a voluntary cooperative salinity control program pursuant to section 202(c) of title II of the Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Act, as amended (43 U.S.C. 1592(c)), to be used to reduce salinity in the Colorado River and to enhance the supply and quality of water available for use in the United States and the Republic of Mexico, $14,783,000, to be used for Mexico, investigations and surveys, for technical assistance in developing conservation practices and in the preparation of salinity control plans, for the establishment of on-farm irrigation management systems, including related lateral improvement measures, for making cost-share payments to agricultural landowners and operators, Indian tribes, irrigation districts and associations, local governmental and nongovernmental entities, and other landowners to aid them in carrying out approved conservation practices as determined and recommended by the county ASC committees, approved by the State ASC committees and the Secretary, and for associated costs of program planning, information and education, and program monitoring and evaluation: Provided, That the Soil Conservation Service shall provide technical assistance and the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service shall provide administrative services for the program, including but not limited to, the negotiation and administration of agreements and the disbursement of payments: Provided further, That such program shall be coordinated with the regular Agricultural Conservation Program and with research programs of other agencies. CONSERVATION RESERVE PROGRAM (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS) For necessary expenses to carry out the conservation reserve program pursuant to the Food Security Act of 1985 (16 U.S.C. 3831- 3845), $1,314,926,000, to remain available until expended, to be used for Commodity Credit Corporation expenditures for cost-share assistance for the establishment of conservation practices provided for in approved conservation reserve program contracts, for annual rental payments provided in such contracts, and for technical assistance: Provided, That none of the funds in this Act may be used to enter into new contracts that are in excess of the prevailing local rental rates for an acre of comparable land. TITLE III—DOMESTIC FOOD PROGRAMS OFFICE OF THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR FOOD AND CONSUMER SERVICES For necessary salaries and expenses of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Food and Consumer Services to administer the laws