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110 STAT. 3009-259 PUBLIC LAW 104-208—SEPT. 30, 1996 without regard to fiscal year limitation, as provided by section 104 of the Government Corporation Control Act (31 U.S.C. 9104), as may be necessary in carrying out the program for the current fiscal year. COLLEGE HOUSING AND ACADEMIC FACILITIES LOANS PROGRAM For administrative expenses to carry out the existing direct loan program of college housing and academic facilities loans entered into pursuant to title VII, part C, of the Higher Education Act, as amended, $698,000. COLLEGE HOUSING LOANS Pursuant to title VII, part C of the Higher Education Act, as amended, for necessary expenses of the college housing loans program, the Secretary shall make expenditures and enter into contracts without regard to fiscal year limitation using loan repay- ments and other resources available to this account. Any unobligated balances becoming available from fixed fees paid into this account pursuant to 12 U.S.C. 1749d, relating to payment of costs for inspections and site visits, shall be available for the operating expenses of this account. HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY CAPITAL FINANCING, PROGRAM ACCOUNT The total amount of bonds insured pursuant to section 724 of title VII, part B of the Higher Education Act shall not exceed $357,000,000, and the cost, as defined in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, of such bonds shall not exceed zero. For administrative expenses to carry out the Historically Black College and University Capital Financing Program entered into pursuant to title VII, part B of the Higher Education Act, as amended, $104,000. EDUCATION RESEARCH, STATISTICS, AND IMPROVEMENT For carrying out activities authorized by the Educational Research, Development, Dissemination, and Improvement Act of 1994, including part E; the National Education Statistics Act of 1994; section 2102, sections 3132, 3136 and 3141, parts B, C, and D of title III and parts A, B, I, and K and section 10601 of title X, and part C of title XIII of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended, and title VI of Public Law 103-227, $598,350,000: Provided, That $200,000,000 shall be for section 3132, $56,965,000 shall be for section 3136 and $10,000,000 shall be for section 3141 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act: Provided further, That notwithstanding any other provision of law, one-half of one percent of the amount available for section 3132 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended, shall be set aside for the outlying areas to be distributed among the outlying areas on the basis of their relative need as determined by the Secretary in accordance with the purposes of the program: Provided further. That, notwithstanding section 3131(b) of said Act, if any State educational agency does not apply for a grant under section 3132, that State's allotment under section 3131 shall be reserved by the Secretary for grants to local educational agencies in the State that apply directly to