Without further appropriation and without fiscal year limitation, the Secretaries of the Interior and Army are authorized to plan, design, construct, operate and maintain generation additions, improvements and replacements, at their respective Federal projects in the Pacific Northwest Region as defined in the Pacific Northwest Electric Power Planning and Conservation Act (Northwest Power Act), Public Law 96–501 (16
), and to operate and maintain the respective Secretary’s power facilities in the Region, that the respective Secretary determines necessary or appropriate and that the Bonneville Power Administrator subsequently determines necessary or appropriate, with any funds that the Administrator determines to make available to the respective Secretary for such purposes. Each Secretary is authorized, without further appropriation, to accept and use such funds for such purposes: Provided, That, such funds shall continue to be exempt from sequestration pursuant to section
: Provided further, That this section shall not modify or affect the applicability of any provision of the Northwest Power Act [16
et seq.]. This provision shall be effective on October 1, 1993.