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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

98 STAT. 1846

PUBLIC LAW 98-473—OCT. 12, 1984 i-


The amount appropriated for the Geological Survey shall be available for purchase of not to exceed 12 passenger motor vehicles, for replacement only; reimbursement to the General Services Administration for security guard services; contracting for the furnishing of topographic maps and for the making of geophysical or other specialized surveys when it is administratively determined that such procedures are in the public interest; construction and maintenance of necessary buildings and appurtenant facilities; acquisition of lands for observation wells; expenses of the United States National Committee on Geology; and payment of compensation and expenses of persons on the rolls of the Geological Survey appointed, as authorized by law, to represent the United States in the negotiation and administration of interstate compacts. MINERALS MANAGEMENT SERVICE LEASING AND ROYALTY MANAGEMENT

For expenses necessary for minerals leasing and environmental studies, regulation of industry operations, and collection of royalties, as authorized by law; for enforcing laws and regulations applicable to oil, gas, and other minerals leases, permits, licenses and operating contracts; and for matching grants or cooperative agreements; including the purchase of not to exceed 8 passenger motor vehicles for replacement only; $166,818,000 of which not less than $39,890,000 shall be available for royalty management activities including general administration: Provided, That of the funds appropriated for the Minerals Management Service, $50,000 shall be available for administrative, travel, communications, per diem, and other necessary expenses incurred by a nonprofit inter-industry organization in conducting meetings and workshops related to Outer Continental Shelf activities off Alaska. BUREAU OF MINES MINES AND M I N E R A L S

96 Stat. 838. 94 Stat. 3211.

For expenses necessary for conducting inquiries, technological investigations and research concerning the extraction, processing, use and disposal of mineral substances without objectionable social and environmental costs; to foster and encourage private enterprise in the development of mineral resources and the prevention of waste in the mining, minerals, metal and mineral reclamation industries; to inquire into the economic conditions affecting those industries; to promote health and safety in mines and the mineral industry through research; and for other related purposes as authorized by law, $138,734,000, of which $81,836,000 shall remain available until expended, together with $1,667,000 to be derived from the amount appropriated in Public Law 97-257 to carry out the purposes of section 2(b) of Public Law 96-543. ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS

The Secretary is authorized to accept lands, buildings, equipment, and other contributions from public and private sources and to prosecute projects in cooperation with other agencies. Federal,