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PUBLIC LAW 106-149—DEC. 9, 1999 113 STAT. 1727 (2) by inserting after "Woodstock" the following: "in the State of Connecticut, and the towns of Brimfield, Charlton, Dudley, E. Brookfield, Holland, Oxford, Southbridge, Sturbridge, and Webster in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, which are contiguous areas in the Quinebaug and Shetucket Rivers Valley, related by shared natural, cultural, historic, and scenic resources". (b) ADMINISTRATION.—Section 104 of the Act is amended by adding at the end the following: "(b) ADMINISTRATION.— "(1) IN GENERAL. — (A) The Corridor shall be managed by the management entity in accordance with the msmagement plan, in consultation with the Governor and pursuant to a compact with the Secretary. "(B) The management entity shall amend its by-laws to add the Governor of Connecticut (or the Governor's designee) and the Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (or the Governor's designee) as a voting members of its Board of Directors. "(C) The management entity shall provide the Governor with an annual report of its activities, progreims, and projects. An annual report prepared for any other purpose shall satisfy the requirements of this paragraph. " (2) COMPACT.—To carry out the purposes of this Act, the Secretary shall enter into a compact with the management entity. The compact shall include information relating to the objectives and management of the Corridor, including, but not limited to, each of the following: "(A) A delineation of the boundaries of the Corridor. "(B) A discussion of goals and objectives of the Corridor, including an explanation of the proposed approaches to accomplishing the goals set forth in the management plan. "(C) A description of the role of the State of Connecticut and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. "(3) AUTHORITIES OF MANAGEMENT ENTITY.— For the purpose of achieving the goals set forth in the management plan, the management entity may use Federal funds provided under this Act— "(A) to make grants to the State of Connecticut and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, their political subdivisions, nonprofit orggmizations, and other persons; "(B) to enter into cooperative agreements with or provide technical assistsince to the State of Connecticut and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, their political subdivisions, nonprofit organizations, and other persons; "(C) to hire and compensate staff; and "(D) to contract for goods and services. " (4) PROHIBITION ON ACQUISITION OF REAL PROPERTY.— The management entity may not use Federal funds received under this Act to acquire real property or any interest in real property.". SEC. 5. STATES CORRIDOR PLAN. Section 105 of the Act is amended— (1) by striking subsections (a) and (b); (2) by redesi^ating subsection (c) as subsection (a); (3) in subsection (a) (as so redesignated)—