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(5) EASEMENTS.To facilitate firefighter access into, and escape routes from, Beaver Park Roadless Area, the Secretary shall attempt to acquire easements from the exterior Forest Service boundary to 1–90 on the eastern side of Beaver Park Roadless Area, at a minimum, along Tilford Gulch, Forbes Gulch, Pleasant Valley and Bulldog Gulch. (f) NEEDLES TIMBER SALE AREA.

(1) NEEDLES TIMBER SALE.—The Needles Timber Sale shall proceed after the Secretary makes modifications in implementation of the Decision Notice to further benefit game animals and birds, as reflected in the memorandum known as the “Burns/Carter memorandum” dated November 10, 1999, and maintained in the Black Hills National Forest Supervisor's office. The standards to which any road is constructed for the timber sale shall be the minimum necessary to access and remove timber.

(2) RESEARCH COMMITTEE.—By December 1, 2003, the Secretary shall select a committee composed of research scientists who are federal employees to recommend an old growth research area within the Needles area (outside the Needles Timber Sale cutting units). By December 1, 2004, the committee shall make its recommendation to the Secretary. The committee's recommendation shall be subject to public notice, review and comment.

(g) GRIZZLY TIMBER SALE.-The Grizzly Timber Sale shall proceed after the Secretary makes modifications in implementation of the Decision Notice to further benefit game animals and birds, as reflected in the memorandum known as the “Burns/Carter memorandum” dated November 10, 1999, and maintained in the Black Hills National Forest Supervisor's office. The standards to which any road is constructed for the timber sale shall be the minimum necessary to access and remove timber.

(h) NORBECK.—The Secretary is authorized to use the full spectrum of management tools including prescribed fire and silvicultural treatments to benefit game animal and bird habitat in meeting the purposes of the Norbeck Organic Act. The management actions required by subsections (f)(1) and (g) are deemed consistent with the Norbeck Organic Act (16 U.S.C. 675–678b).

(i) NORBECK MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING.-By December 1, 2003, the Secretary shall propose a Memorandum of Understanding with the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks to, at a minimum, adopt procedures to monitor the effects of management activities, consult on habitat management, concur on program areas of responsibility, and review and recommend as needed any changes to Norbeck Wildlife Preserve direction contained in the 1997 Revised Forest Plan and future plan amendments and revisions. The basis of the MOU will be the guidelines set forth in the May 21, 2002 memo by SDF&P.

(j) PROCESS.-Due to the extraordinary circumstances present here, actions authorized by this section shall proceed immediately and to completion notwithstanding any other provision of law including, but not limited to, NEPA and the National Forest Management Act (16 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.). Such actions shall also not be subject to the notice, comment, and appeal requirements of the Appeals Reform Act, (16 U.S.C. 1612 (note), Pub. Law No. 102–381 sec. 322). Any action authorized by this section shall not be subject to judicial review by any court of the United States. Except as provided by this section the Settlement remains in full force and effect.

(k) EFFECT OF ACTIONS.—Except for those actions required by subsections (f)(1) and (g), the Secretary shall disclose the effect of actions authorized by this section in the proposed Elk Bugs and Fuels project cumulative effects analysis for past, present, and reasonably_foreseeable future actions. The decision for the Elk Bugs and Fuels project shall be issued not later than July 1, 2003.

(1) RESEARCH NATURAL AREA.-Except as provided in this section, the Secretary shall undertake no additional ground disturbing or vegetation removal activities within the Beaver Park Roadless Area until completion of the Phase II amendment to the Black Hills National Forest Plan. The Secretary shall analyze the Beaver Park Roadless Area for suitability as a Research Natural Area, as required by the Settlement. The Secretary shall not consider any of the actions authorized or required by this section to affect the suitability of the Beaver Park Roadless Area for designation as a Research Natural Area.

(m) ROADLESS CHARACTER.—The actions authorized by this section will not affect the determination of the Beaver Park Roadless Area's wilderness capability, wilderness suitability, and/or roadless character.

(n) WILDERNESS DESIGNATION.—Section 103 of Public Law 96– 560 is amended by

16 USC 1132 (1) inserting “(1)” after “National Wilderness Preservation note. System:"; and

(2) adding before": Provided, That” the following: "; and (2) certain lands in the Black Hills National Forest, South Dakota, which comprise approximately three thousand six hundred acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled 'Black Elk Wilderness Addition-Proposed,' dated June 13, 2002, and which shall constitute an addition to the existing Black Elk Wilderness".

(0) REPORTING.–The Secretary shall report to the Congress Deadlines. on the implementation of this section on or by November 30, 2002, June 30, 2003, and November 30, 2003.

CHAPTER 8

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION

SALARIES AND EXPENSES

Of the funds provided under this heading in Public Law 107116 for Occupational Safety and Health Administration training grants, not less than $3,200,000 shall be used to extend funding for the Institutional Competency Building training grants which commenced in September 2000, for program activities for the period of September 30, 2002 to September 30, 2003, provided that a grantee has demonstrated satisfactory performance.

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

HEALTH RESOURCES AND SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

HEALTH RESOURCES AND SERVICES

The matter preceding the first proviso under this heading in Public Law 107–116 is amended

(1) by inserting “IV," after “titles II, III,”; and

(2) by striking "$311,978,000” and inserting "$315,333,000”. The matter under this heading in Public Law 107-116 is amended by striking "$4,000,000 is for the Columbia Hospital for Women Medical Center in Washington, D.C. to support community outreach programs for children” and inserting "$4,000,000 is for the All Children's Hospital, St. Petersburg, Florida to support development of a pediatric clinical research center program".

CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION

DISEASE CONTROL, RESEARCH, AND TRAINING For an additional amount for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “Disease Control, Research, and Training”, $1,000,000: Provided, That the entire amount is designated as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended: Provided further, That the entire amount shall be available only to the extent an official budget request, that includes designation of the entire amount of the request as an emergency requirement as defined in the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended, is transmitted by the President to the Congress.

NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH

BUILDINGS AND FACILITIES

(INCLUDING RESCISSION) Of the funds provided under this heading in Public Law 107– 116, $30,000,000 are rescinded.

Under this heading in Public Law 107–116, “$26,000,000” is deleted and "$36,600,000” is inserted.

115 Stat. 2191.

ADMINISTRATION FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

CHILDREN AND FAMILIES SERVICES AND PROGRAMS For an additional amount for "Children and Families Services Programs” for carrying out section 316 of the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (42 U.S.C. 10416), $500,000: Provided, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended: Provided further, Thať the entire amount shall be available only to the extent an official budget request, that includes designation of the entire amount of the request as an emergency requirement as defined in the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control

Act of 1985, as amended, is transmitted by the President to the
Congress.

OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY

PUBLIC HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES EMERGENCY FUND

For emergency expenses to respond to the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States for “Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund” for baseline and follow-up screening and clinical examinations, long-term health monitoring and analysis for the emergency services personnel, rescue and recovery personnel, $90,000,000, to remain available until expended, of which no less than $25,000,000 shall be available for current and retired firefighters: Provided, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended: Provided further, that the entire amount shall be available only to the extent an official budget request, that includes designation of the entire amount of the request as an emergency requirement as defined in the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended, is transmitted by the President to the Congress.

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAMS The matter under this heading in Public Law 107–116 is 115 Stat. 2203. amended by inserting before the period, ": Provided further, That of the amount made available under subpart 8, part D, title V of the ESEA, $2,300,000 shall be available for Digital Educational Programming Grants”.

Of the funds provided under this heading in Public Law 107116 to carry out the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, $832,889,000 shall be available to carry out part D of title V, and up to $11,500,000 may be used to carry out section 2345.

In the statement of the managers of the committee of conference accompanying H.R. 3061 (Public Law 107–116; House Report 107– 342), in the matter relating to the Fund for the Improvement of Education under the heading “School Improvement Programs”

(1) the provision specifying $200,000 for Fresno At-Risk Youth Services and the provision specifying $225,000 for the Fresno Unified School District shall be applied by substituting the following for the two provisions: “Fresno Unified School District, Fresno, California, in partnership with the City of Fresno, California, for activities to address the problems of at-risk youth, including afterschool activities and a mobile science unit, $425,000";

(2) the provision specifying $250,000 for the Wellington Public School District, Wellington, KS, shall be deemed to read as follows: "Wellington Public School District, Wellington, KS, for after school activities, $250,000";

(3) the provision specifying $200,000 for the Vermont Higher Education Council shall be deemed to read as follows: "Vermont Higher Education Consortium to develop universal early learning programs to ensure that at least one certified

teacher will be available in center-based child care programs, $200,000";

(4) the provision specifying $250,000 for Education Service District 117 in Wenatchee, WA, shall be deemed to read as follows: “Education Service District 171 in Wenatchee, WA, to equip a community technology center to expand technologybased training, $250,000";

(5) the provision specifying $1,000,000 for the Electronic Data Systems Project shall be deemed to read as follows: "Washington State Department of Education for an electronic data systems project to create a database that would improve the acquisition, analysis and sharing of student information, $1,000,000";

(6) the provision specifying $250,000 for the YMCA of Seattle-King-Snohomish County shall be deemed to read as follows: “YWCA of Seattle-King County-Snohomish County to support women and families through an at-risk youth center and other family supports, $250,000";

(7) the provision specifying $50,000 for Drug Free Pennsylvania shall be deemed to read as follows: "Drug Free Pennsylvania to implement a demonstration project, $50,000";

(8) the provision specifying $20,000,000 for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Education shall be deemed to read as follows: "$20,000,000 is included for a grant to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Education to provide assistance, through subgrants, to low-performing school districts that are slated for potential takeover and/or on the Education Empowerment List as prescribed by Pennsylvania State Law. The initiative is intended to improve the management and operations of the school districts; assist with curriculum development; provide after-school, summer and weekend programs; offer teacher and principal professional development and promote the acquisition and effective use of instructional technology and equipment”;

(9) the provision specifying $1,000,000 for State of Louisiana for Louisiana Online shall be deemed to read as follows: "Online Louisiana, Inc., New Orleans, LA, for a K-12 technology initiative, $1,000,000";

(10) the provision specifying $150,000 for the American Theater Arts for Youth, Inc., Philadelphia, PA, for a Mississippi Arts in Education Program shall be deemed to read as follows: "American Theater Arts for Youth, Inc., for a Mississippi Arts in Education program, $150,000";

(11) the provision specifying $340,000 for the Zero to Five Foundation, Los Angeles, California, shall be deemed to read as follows: "Zero to Five Foundation, Los Angeles, California, to develop an early childhood education and parenting project, $340,000";

(12) the provision specifying $900,000 for the University of Nebraska, Kearney, Nebraska, shall be deemed to read as follows: "University of Nebraska, Kearney, Nebraska, for a Minority Access to Higher Education Program to address the special needs of Hispanic and other minority populations from grades K-12, $900,000";

(13) the provision specifying $25,000 for the American Theater Arts for Youth for an Arts in Education program shall be deemed to read as follows: "American Theater Arts for

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