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PUBLIC LAW 102-142 —OCT. 28, 1991 105 STAT. 915 SEC. 737. Funds available to the Animal and Plant Health Inspec- 7 USC 2277. tion Service (APHIS) under this and subsequent appropriations shall be available for contracting with individuals for services to be performed outside of the United States, as determined by APHIS to be necessary or appropriate for carrying out programs and activities abroad. Such individuals shall not be regarded as officers or employ- ees of the United States under any law administered by the Office of Personnel Management. SEC. 738. Hereafter, notwithstanding any other provision of law, 7 USC 2231a. any appropriations or funds available to the agencies of the Department of Agriculture may be used to reimburse employees for the cost of State licenses and certification fees pursuant to their Department of Agriculture position and that are necessary to comply with State laws, regulations, and requirements. SEC. 739. Hereafter, funds appropriated to the Department of 7 USC 2272a. Agriculture may be used for incidental expenses such as transportation, uniforms, lodging, and subsistence for volunteers serving under the authority of 7 U.S.C. 2272, when such volunteers are engaged in the work of the U.S. Department of Agriculture; and for promotional items of nominal value relating to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Volunteer Programs. SEC. 740. Hereafter, the Secretary shall complete the sales of 7 USC 1985 note. Farmers Home Administration inventory farms, in accordance with the law and regulations in effect before November 28, 1990, in situations in which a County Committee, acting pursuemt to section 335 of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act, had made its initial selection of a buyer before November 28, 1990. Such sales shall be completed as soon as the selection decision is administratively final and all terms and conditions have been agreed to. In carrying out SEiles of inventory property, priority shall be given to the former owner and members of the immediate family. SEC. 741. None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act shall be used to exclude from coverage under section 2244 of the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990 (Public Law 101-624) any crop of Valencia oranges that, regardless of harvest year, was destroyed or damaged by freeze or related condition in 1990 and is otherwise covered by that section. SEC. 742. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, loan subsidy Loans, rates used in carrying out loan programs provided for in this Act shall not exceed those estimated by the Office of Management and Budget and published in the Budget of the United States Government for fiscal year 1992. EXTENSIONS OF PROVISIONS OF THE HOUSING ACT OF 1949 SEC. 743. (a) RENTAL HOUSING LOAN AUTHORITY.— Section 515(b)(4) of the Housing Act of 1949 (42 U.S.C. 14850t)X4)) is amended by striking "September 30, 1991" and inserting "September 30, 1992'\ (b) MUTUAL AND SELF-HELP HOUSING GRANT AND LOAN AUTHOR- ITY.— Section 523(f) of the Housing Act of 1949 (42 U.S.C. 1490c(f)) is amended by striking "September 30, 1991" and inserting "September 30 1992" Section 502(h)(3)(C) of the Housing Act of 1949 (42 U.S.C. 1472 42 USC 1472. note) is amended by striking all that follows "rural area" and by inserting a "." "after rural area". SEC. 744. The Secretary shall ensure that no funds made available to carry out section 515 of the Housing Act of 1949, as amended,