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[82 STAT. 647]
[82 STAT. 647]
PUBLIC LAW 90-000—MMMM. DD, 1968

82 STAT. ]

PUBLIC LAW 90-463-AUG. 8, 1968

referendum; (2) to influence agricultural legislation, except as permitted in 18 U.S.C. 1&13; or (3) for salaries or other expenses of members of county and community committees established pursuant to section 8(b) of the Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act, as amended, for engaging in any activities other than advisory and supervisory duties and delegated program functions pr^cribed in administrative regulaitions.

647 ^2 Stat. 792. 52 Stat. 3 1. 16 USC 590h.

SUGAR ACT PROGRAM

For necessary expenses to carry into effect the provisions of the Sugar Act of 1948 (7 U.S.C. 1101-1161), $82,000,000, to remain avail- ^^^.H^'^^^T' able until June 30 of the next succeeding fiscal year. AGRICULTURAL CONSERVATION PROGRAM

For necessary expenses to carry into effect the program authorized in sections 7 to 15,16(a), and 17 of the Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act, approved February 29, 1936, as amended (16 U.S.C. 590g-590(o), 590p(a), and 590q), including not to exceed $6,000 for 49 Stat. 1148. the preparation and display of exhibits, including such displays at State, interstate, and international fairs within the United States, $190,000,000, to remain available until December 31 of the next succeeding fiscal year for compliance with the programs of soil-building and soil- and water-conserving practices authorized under this head in the Department of Agriculture and Related Agencies Appropriation Acts, 1967 and 1968, carried out during the period July 1, 1966, to ^,8o,f*^*^,^|,^^' December 31, 1968, inclusive: Provided, That none of the funds herein 81 Stat. 328. appropriated shall be used to pay the salaries or expenses of any regional information employees or any State information employees, but this shall not preclude the answering of inquiries or supplying of information at the county level to individual farmers: Provided further, That no portion of the funds for the current year's program may be utilized to provide financial or technical assistance for drainage on wetlands now designated as Wetland Types 3 ( III), 4 ( IV), and 5 (V) in United States Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Circular 39, Wetlands of the United States, 1956: Provided further, That necessary amounts shall be available for administrative expenses in connection with the formulation and administrtion of the 1969 program of soil-building and soil- and water-conserving practices, mcluding related wildlife conserving practices, under the Act of Februarys 29, 1936, as amended (amounting to $195,500,000, excluding administration, except that no participant shall receive more than $2,500, except where the participants from two or more farms or ranches join to carry out approved practices designed to conserve or improve the agricultural resources 01 the community): Provided further, That not to exceed,5 per centum of the allocation for the current year's agricultural conservation program for any county may, on the recommendation of such county committee and approval of the State committee, be withheld and allotted to the Soil Conservation Service for services of its technicians in formulating and carrying out the agricultural conservation propram in the participating counties, and shall not be utilized by the Soil Conservation Service for any purpose other than technical and other assistance in such counties, and m addition, on the recommendation of such county committee and approval of the State committee, not to exceed 1 per centum may be made available to any other Federal, State, or local public agency for the same purpose and under the same conditions: Provided further. That for the current