PUBLIC LAW 98-396—AUG. 22, 1984
98 STAT. 1383
The Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency shall award a grant for $70,000,000 to the national board within thirty days after enactment of this Act for the purpose of providing emergency food and shelter to needy individuals through private voluntary organizations and through units of local government. Eligible private voluntary organizations should be nonprofit, have a voluntary board, have an accounting system, and practice nondiscrimination. Participation in the program should be based upon a private voluntary organization's or unit of local government's ability to deliver emergency food and shelter to needy individuals and such other factors as are determined by the local boards. Total administrative costs shall not exceed 2 per centum of the total appropriation. As authorized by the Charter of the Commodity Credit Corporation, the Corporation shall process and distribute surplus food owned or to be purchased by the Corporation under the food distribution and emergency shelter program in cooperation with the Federal Emergency Management Agency. EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND ASSISTANCE
For an additional amount for "Emergency management planning and assistance", $2,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 1986: Provided, That this amount shall be for expenses under section 1362 of the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968, as amended (42 U.S.C. 4103, 4127). NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is authorized, notwithstanding any other provision of law, to acquire for and otherwise take such actions as the Administrator deems necessary to provide to the National Science Foundation, on a reimbursable basis, a Class VI Computer, with accompanying peripheral equipment as requested by the Foundation. NASA is further authorized to lease as a replacement on a two year basis, a compatible upgraded computer, with such peripheral equipment as it deems necessary to conduct requisite research operations. $13,000,000 is appropriated only for this purpose and shall remain available until expended. Of the funds appropriated under this heading in the Department of Housing and Urban Development-Independent Agencies Appropriation Act, 1983 (Public Law 97-272), $20,000,000 shall remain 96 Stat. 1169. available for obligation for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1985, and shall be used only for the Advanced Communications Technology Satellite (ACTS) flight test development program. NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF BUILDING SCIENCES SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For payment to the National Institute of Building Sciences as authorized by section 809 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended (12 U.S.C. 1701J-2), $250,000.