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SA 3701. Mr. KYL (for himself and Mr. ALLARD) submitted an amendment intended to be proposed by him to the bill H.R. 2419, to provide for the continuation of agricultural programs through fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes; which was ordered to lie on the table; as follows:

On page 1072, after line 25, add the following:
Section 8 of the Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act of 1978 (16 U.S.C. 2104) is amended--
(1) by redesignating subsection (h) as subsection (j) and moving that subsection so as to appear at the end of the section; and
(2) by inserting after subsection (g) the following:
``(h) Cancellation or Termination Costs.--
``(1) IN GENERAL.--Notwithstanding section 304B of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 (41 U.S.C. 254c), the Secretary shall not obligate funds to cover the cost of cancelling a Forest Service stewardship multiyear contract under section 347 of the Department of the Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1999 (16 U.S.C. 2104 note; section 101(e) of division A of Public Law 105-277) until the contract is cancelled.
``(2) COST OF CANCELLATION OR TERMINATION.--The costs of any cancellation or termination of a multiyear stewardship contract may be paid from any appropriations that are made available to the Forest Service.
``(3) ANTI-DEFICIENCY ACT VIOLATIONS.--In a case in which payment or obligation of funds under this subsection would constitute a violation of section 1341 of title 31, United States Code (commonly known as the `Anti-Deficiency Act'), the Secretary shall seek a supplemental appropriation.''.

On page 1237, strike lines 9 through 18 and insert the following:
``(B) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.--There is authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary to carry out this section $10,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2008 through 2012.''.

(As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on Nov 15, 2007.)