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60 STAT.] 79TH CONG., 2D SESS.-CH. 251 -MAY 13, 1946 25 per centum shall be available for projects in the Territory of Hawaii, and 25 per centum shall be available for projects in Puerto Rico. Administrative Expenses (d) As used in this section, the term "administrative expenses" includes expenses under this Act of the character specified in section 204 of the Civil Aeronautics Act of 1938, as amended (U. S. C., 1940 edition, title 49, sec. 424). DISTRIBUTION OF FUNDS AVAILABLE FOR PROJECTS IN STATES Apportionment of Funds SEC. 6. (a) As soon as possible after any appropriation is made under section 5 (b), 75 per centum of the amount thereof available for grants for projects in the several States shall be apportioned by the Administrator among the several States, one-half in the proportion which the population of each State bears to the total population of all the States, and one-half in the proportion which the area of each State bears to the total area of all the States. All sums so apportioned for a State shall be available only to pay the United States share of the allowable project costs of approved projects located in that State, or sponsored by that State or some public agency thereof but located in an adjoining State. Upon making an apportionment as provided in this subsection, the Administrator shall inform the executive head of each State, and any public agency which has requested such infor- mation, as to the sums apportioned for each State. As used in this subsection the term "population" means the population according to the latest decennial census of the United States and the term "area" includes both land and water. Discretionary Fund (b) (1) All moneys appropriated under section 5 (b) which are available for grants for projects in the several States, and which are not apportioned as provided in subsection (a) of this section, shall constitute a discretionary fund. (2) The moneys in such discretionary fund shall be available to pay the United States share of the allowable project costs of such approved projects in the several States as the Administrator may deem most appropriate for carrying out the national airport plan, regard- less of the States in which they are located. The Administrator shall give consideration, in determining the projects for which the moneys in such fund are to be so used, to the existing airport facilities in the several States and to the need for or lack of development of airport facilities in the several States. (3) The moneys in such discretionary fund shall also be available to pay the United States share of the allowable project costs of such approved projects in national parks and national recreation areas, national monuments, and national forests, sponsored by the United States or any agency thereof, as the Administrator may deem appropri- ate for carrying out the national airport plan; but no other funds appropriated under authority of this Act shall be available for such purpose. The sponsor's share of the project costs of any such approved project shall be paid only out of funds contributed to the sponsor for the purpose of paying such costs (receipt of which funds and their use for this purpose is hereby authorized) or appropriations specifically authorized therefor. 173 62 Stat. 983. Post, p. 468 "Population." "Area." U. 8. share of oosts. National parks, etc. Sponsor's share of costs