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[82 STAT. 967]
[82 STAT. 967]
PUBLIC LAW 90-000—MMMM. DD, 1968

82 STAT. ]

PUBLIC LAW 90-555-OCT. 9, 1968

967

REAPPRAISAL BY THE PRESIDENT

SEC. 502. (a) I n furtherance of the policy of this part, the President is requested to make a thorough and comprehensive reappraisal of United States foreign assistance programs, as described in section 501, and to submit to the Congress, on or before March 31, 1970, his recom- Recommendamendations for achieving such reforms in and reorganization of future '^°"^' foreign assistance programs as he determines to be necessary and appropriate in the national interest in the light of such reappraisal. The President is requested to submit to the Congress, on or before J u l j 1, Report to 1969, an interim report presenting any preliminary recommendations <^°"8'"*^^formulated by him pursuant to this section. .^^ (b) I t is the sense of the Congress that the reappraisal provided for j ^ 3 ^ ^ in subsection (a) should include, but not be limited to, an analysis and 1 ' consideration of proposals concerning the establishment of a Govern- 1 /? ^ j>^ ment corporation or a federally chartered private corporation designed j to mobilize and facilitate the use of United States private capital and I skills in less developed friendly countries and areas, including whether I such corporation should be authorized to— \ (1) utilize Government guarantees and funds as well as private ] funds; _ j. (2) seek, develop, promote, and underwrite new investment 1 projects; 1 (3) assist in transferring skills and technology to less developed friendly countries and areas; and (4) invest in the securities of development financing institutions and assist in the formation and expansion of local capital markets. Approved October 8, 1968. ^' Public Law 90-555 AN ACT October 9, 1968 To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to accept donations of land for, and to [H. R. 1340] construct, administer, and maintain an extension of the Blue Ridge Parkway in the States of North Carolina and Georgia, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and. House of Reirresentatives of the United States of Afnerlca in Congress assemhted, That the Secretary of B1"« R^^ge the Interior is authorized to accept, on behalf of the United States, li^^!'^^' "*'"" donations of land and interests in land in the States of North Carolina and Georgia, to construct thereon an extension of the Blue Ridge Parkway from the vicinity of Beech Gap, North Carolina, to the vicinity of Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park north of Atlanta and Marietta, Georgia, and to provide public use, administration, and maintenance areas in connection therewith. The lands accepted for the parkway extension may vary in width but shall average not more than one hundred and twenty-five acres per mile in fee simple plus not more than twenty-five acres per mile in scenic easements. The survey location and width of any portion of the parkway extension that crosses national forest land shall be jointly determined by the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture. Where the parkway extension designated by the Secretary of the Interior traverses Federal lands, the head of the department or agency having jurisdiction over such lands is authorized to transfer to the Secretary of the Interior the part of the Federal lands mutually agreed upon as necessary for the construction, maintenance, and administration of the parkway extension and public use thereof, without transfer of funds. Any such transfer within a national forest shall not preclude any national forest use that is compatible with parkway use and that is agreed upon by the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture.