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114 STAT. 2684 PUBLIC LAW 106-541—DEC. 11, 2000 a project implementation report prepared in accordance with subsections (f) and (h). (3) FUNDING. — (A) INDIVIDUAL PROJECT FUNDING. — (i) FEDERAL COST. —The total Federal cost of each project carried out under this subsection shall not exceed $12,500,000. (ii) OVERALL COST.—The total cost of each project carried out under this subsection shall not exceed $25,000,000. (B) AGGREGATE COST.—The total cost of all projects carried out under this subsection shall not exceed $206,000,000, - with an estimated Federal cost of $103,000,000 and an estimated non-Federal cost of $103,000,000. (d) AUTHORIZATION OF FUTURE PROJECTS.— (1) IN GENERAL. — Except for a project authorized by subsection (b) or (c), any project included in the Plan shall require a specific authorization by Congress. (2) SUBMISSION OF REPORT. —Before seeking congressional authorization for a project under paragraph (1), the Secretary shall submit to Congress— (A) a description of the project; and (B) a project implementation report for the project prepared in accordance with subsections (f) and (h). (e) COST SHARING.— (1) FEDERAL SHARE.— The Federal share of the cost of carrying out a project authorized by subsection (b), (c), or (d) shall be 50 percent. (2) NON-FEDERAL RESPONSIBILITIES. — The non-Federal sponsor with respect to a project described in subsection (b), (c), or (d), shall be— (A) responsible for all land, easements, rights-of-way, and relocations necessary to implement the Plan; and (B) afforded credit toward the non-Federal share of the cost of carrying out the project in accordance with paragraph (5)(A). (3) FEDERAL ASSISTANCE.— (A) IN GENERAL.— The non-Federal sponsor with respect to a project authorized by subsection (b), (c), or (d) may use Federal funds for the purchase of any land, easement, rights-of-way, or relocation that is necessary to carry out the project if any funds so used are credited toward the Federal share of the cost of the project. (B) AGRICULTURE FUNDS. —Funds provided to the non- Federal sponsor under the Conservation Restoration and Enhancement Program (CREP) and the Wetlands Reserve Program (WRP) for projects in the Plan shall be credited toward the non-Federal share of the cost of the Plan if the Secretary of Agriculture certifies that the funds provided may be used for that purpose. Funds to be credited do not include funds provided under section 390 of the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 1996 (110 Stat. 1022). (4) OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE.—Notwithstanding section 528(e)(3) of the Water Resources Development Act of 1996 (110 Stat. 3770), the non-Federal sponsor shall be responsible