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105 STAT. 892 PUBLIC LAW 102-142—OCT. 28, 1991 GENERAL SALES MANAGER (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS) For necessary expenses of the Office of the General Sales Manager, $9,071,000, of which $5,098,000 may be transferred from Commodity Credit Corporation funds, $2,731,000 may be transferred from the Commodity Credit Corporation Program Account in this Act and $1,242,000 may be transferred from the Public Law 480 Program Account in this Act. Of these funds, up to $4,000,000 shall be available only for the purpose of selling surplus agricultural commodities from Commodity Credit Corporation inventory in world trade at competitive prices for the purpose of regaining and retain- Reports. ing our normal share of world markets. The General Sales Manager shall report directly to the Secretary of Agriculture. The General Sales Manager shall obtain, assimilate, and analyze all available information on developments related to private sales, as well as those funded by the Corporation, including grade and quality as sold and as delivered, including information relating to the effectiveness of greater reliance by the General Sales Manager upon loan guarantees as contrasted to direct loans for financing commercial export sales of agricultural commodities out of private stocks on credit terms, as provided in titles I and II of the Agricultural Trade Act of 1978, Public Law 95-501, and shall submit quarterly reports to the appropriate committees of Congress concerning such developments. TITLE II—CONSERVATION PROGRAMS OFFICE OP THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENT For necessary salaries and expenses of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment to administer the laws enacted by the Congress for the Forest Service and the Soil Conservation Service, $563,000. SOIL CONSERVATION SERVICE CONSERVATION OPERATIONS 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 materials centers; classification and mapping of soil; dissemination of information; acquisition of lands by donation, exchange, or purcheise at a nominal cost not to exceed $100; purchase and erection or alteration or improvement of permanent and temporary buildings; and operation and maintenance of aircraft, $564,129,000, of which not less than $5,713,000 is for snow survey and water forecasting and not less than $8,064,000 is for operation and establishment of the plant materials centers: Provided, That of the foregoing amounts not less than $400,000,000 is for personnel compensation 16 USC 590e-l. and benefits: Provided further, That except for $2,399,000 for