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PUBLIC LAW 104-134—APR. 26, 1996 110 STAT. 1321-160 the Interior or by the Secretary of Commerce to implement subsections (a), (b), (c), (e), (g) or (i) of section 4 of the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1533), until such time as legislation reauthorizing the Act is enacted or until the end of fiscal year 1996, whichever is earlier, except that monies may be used to delist or reclassify species pursuant to sections 4(a)(2)(B), 4(c)(2)(B)(i), and 4(c)(2)(B)(ii) of the Endangered Species Act, and to issue emergency listings under section 4(b)(7) of the Endangered Species Act: Provided further, That the President is authorized President, to suspend the provisions of the preceding proviso if he determines Reports, that such suspension is appropriate based upon the public interest in sound environmental management, sustainable resource use, protection of national or locally-affected interests, or protection of any cultural, biological or historic resources. Any suspension by the President shall take effect on such date, and continue in effect for such period (not to extend beyond the period in which the preceding proviso would otherwise be in effect), as the President may determine, and shall be reported to the Congress. CONSTRUCTION For construction and acquisition of buildings and other facilities required in the conservation, management, investigation, protection, and utilization of fishery and wildlife resources, and the acquisition of lands and interests therein; $37,655,000, to remain available until expended. NATURAL RESOURCE DAMAGE ASSESSMENT FUND To conduct natural resource damage assessment activities by the Department of the Interior necessary to carry out the provisions of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, as amended (42 U.S.C. 9601, et seq.). Federal Water Pollution Control Act, as amended (33 U.S.C. 1251, et seq.), the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (Public Law 101-380), and the Act of July 27, 1990 (Public Law 101-337); $4,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That sums provided by any party in 43 USC 1474b-l. fiscal year 1996 and thereafter are not limited to monetary pay- ments and may include stocks, bonds or other personal or real property, which may be retained, liquidated or otherwise disposed of by the Secretary and such sums or properties shall be utilized for the restoration of injured resources, and to conduct new damage assessment activities. LAND ACQUISITION For expenses necessary to carry out the provisions of the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965, as amended (16 U.S.C. 4601-4 -11), including administrative expenses, and for acquisition of land or waters, or interest therein, in accordance with statutory authority applicable to the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, $36,900,000, to be derived from the Land and Water Conservation Fund, to remain available until expended. COOPERATIVE ENDANGERED SPECIES CONSERVATION FUND For expenses necessary to carry out the provisions of the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1531-1543), as amended by Public Law 100-478, $8,085,000 for grants to States, to be