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[82 STAT. 1102]
[82 STAT. 1102]
PUBLIC LAW 90-000—MMMM. DD, 1968

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PUBLIC LAW 90-577-OCT. 16, 1968

[82 STAT.

other State administrative structure or arrangements: Provided, That the head of the Federal department or agency determines that the objectives of the Federal statute authorizing the granit-in-aid program will not be endangered by the use of such other State structure or arrangements.

TITLE III—PERMITTING FEDERAL DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES TO PROVIDE SPECIAL OR TECHNICAL SERVICES TO STATE AND LOCAL UNITS OF GOVERNMENT STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

SEC. 301. I t is the purpose of this title to encourage intergovernmental cooperation in the conduct of specialized or technical services and provision of facilities essential to the administration of State or local governmental activities, many of which are nationwide in scope and financed in part by Federal funds; to enable State or local governments to avoid unnecessary duplication of special service functions; and to authorize all departments and agencies of the executive branch of the Federal Government which do not have such authority to provide reimbursable specialized or technical services to State and local governments. AUTHORITY TO PROVIDE SERVICE

SEC. 302. The head of any Federal department or agency is authorized within his discretion, upon written request from a State or political subdivision thereof, to provide specialized or technical services, upon payment, to the department or agency by the unit of government making the request, of salaries and all other identifiable direct or indirect costs of performing such services: Provided, however, That such services shall include only those which the Director of the Bureau of the Budget through rules and regulations determines Federal departments and agencies have special competence to provide. Such rules and regulations shall be consistent with and in furtherance of the Government's jpolicy of relying on the private enterprise system to provide those services which are reasonably and expeditiously available through ordinary business channels. REIMBURSEMENT

OF

APPROPRIATION

SEC. 303. All moneys received by any department or agency of the executive branch of the Federal Government, or any bureau or other administrative division thereof, in payment for furnishing specialized or technical services as authorized under section 302 shall be deposited to the credit of the principal appropriation from which the cost of providing such services has been paid or is to be charged. REPORTS TO CONGRESS

SEC. 304. The Secretary of any department or the administrative head of any agency of the executive branch of the Federal Government shall furmsh annually to the respective Committees on Government Operations of the Senate and House of Representatives a summary report on the scope of the services provided under the administration of this title.