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PUBLIC LAW 104-208—SEPT. 30, 1996 110 STAT. 3009 -58 $4,000 for official reception and representation expenses; purchase (not to exceed sixteen) and hire of motor vehicles; special counsel fees; and services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109; $189,079,000, of which not to exceed $300,000 shall remain available until September 30, 1998, for research and policy studies: Provided, That $152,523,000 of offsetting collections shall be assessed and collected pursuant to section 9 of title I of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, and shall be retained and used for necessary expenses in this appropriation, and shall remain available until expended: Provided further, That the sum herein appropriated shall be reduced as such offsetting collections are received during fiscal year 1997 so as to result in a final fiscal year 1997 appropriation estimated at $36,556,000: Provided further, That any offsetting collections received in excess of $152,523,000 in fiscal year 1997 shall remain available until expended, but shall not be available for obligation until October 1, 1997. FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION SALARIES AND EXPENSES For necessary expenses of the Federal Maritime Commission as authorized by section 201(d) of the Merchant Marine Act of 1936, as amended (46 App. U.S.C. 1111), including services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109; hire of passenger motor vehicles as authorized by 31 U.S.C. 1343(b); and uniforms or allowances therefor, as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 5901-02; $14,000,000: Provided, That not to exceed $2,000 shall be available for official reception and representation expenses. FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION SALARIES AND EXPENSES For necessary expenses of the Federal Trade Commission, including uniforms or allowances therefor, as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 5901-5902; services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109; hire of passenger motor vehicles; and not to exceed $2,000 for official reception and representation expenses; $85,930,000:Proi»i(ie(i, That not to exceed $300,000 shall be available for use to contract with a person or persons for collection services in accordance with the terms of 31 U.S.C. 3718, as amended: Provided further. That notwithstanding any other provision of law, not to exceed $58,905,000 of offsetting collections derived from fees collected for premerger notification filings under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (15 U.S.C. 18(a)) shall be retained and used for necessary expenses in this appropriation, and shall remain available until expended: Provided further, That the sum herein appropriated from the General Fund shall be reduced as such offsetting collections are received during fiscal year 1997, so as to result in a final fiscal year 1997 appropriation from the General Fund estimated at not more than $27,025,000, to remain available until expended: Provided further. That any fees received in excess of $58,905,000 in fiscal year 1997 shall remain available until expended, but shall not be available for obligation until October 1, 1997: Provided further. That none of the funds made available to the Federal Trade Commission shall be available for obligation for expenses