H.R. 5487 (102nd): Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1993

102nd Congress, 1991–1992. Text as of Aug 14, 1992 (Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill).

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PUBLIC LAW 102-341—AUG. 14, 1992                                 106 STAT. 873
Public Law 102-341
102d Congress
                                  An Act
Making appropriations for Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Adminis-   .       ^. - ggn
 tration, and Related Agencies programs for the fiscal year ending September            ^'—^-—
 30,1993, and for other purposes,                                                      [H.R. 5487]
  Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of
the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the                       Agriculture,
following sums are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury                  Rural
                                                                                   Development,
not otherwise appropriated, for Agriculture, Rural Development,                    Food and
Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies programs                        Drug
for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1993, and for other pur-                  Administration,
                                                                                   and Related
poses, namely:                                                                     Agencies
                                                                                   Appropriations
             TITLE I—AGRICULTURAL PROGRAMS                                         Act, 1993.

              PRODUCTION, PROCESSING, AND MARKETING

                        OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY

                    (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS)
   For necessary expenses of the Office of the Secretary of Agri-
culture, and not to exceed $50,000 for emplojonent under 5 U.S.C.
3109, $2,282,000: Provided, That not to exceed $8,000 of this
amount shall be available for official reception and representation
expenses, not otherwise provided for, as determined by the Sec-
retary: Provided further, That the Secretary may transfer salaries
and expenses funds in this Act sufficient to finance a total of
not to exceed 35 staff years between agencies of the Department
of Agriculture to meet workload requirements.

                   OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY SECRETARY
  For necessary expenses of the Office of the Deputy Secretary
of Agriculture, including not to exceed $25,000 for employment
under 5 U.S.C. 3109, $543,000: Provided, That not to exceed $3,000
of this amount shall be available for official reception and represen-
tation expenses, not otherwise provided for, as determined by the
Deputy Secretary.
              OFFICE OF BUDGET AND PROGRAM ANALYSIS
  For necessary expenses of the Office of Budget and Program
Analysis, including employment pursuant to the second sentence
of section 706(a) of the Organic Act of 1944 (7 U.S.C. 2225), of
which not to exceed $5,000 is for employment under^ 5 U.S.C.
3109, $5,756,000.

106 STAT. 874 PUBLIC LAW 102-341—AUG. 14, 1992 OFFICE OF THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ADMINISTRATION For necessary expenses of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration to carry out the programs funded in this Act, $596,000. RENTAL PAYMENTS (USDA) (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS) For pa3nnent of space rental and related costs pursuant to Public Law 92-313 for programs and activities of the Department of Agri- culture which are included in this Act, $50,503,000, of wmch $5,000,000 shall be retained by the Department of Agriculture for non-recurring repairs as determined by the Department of Agri- culture: Provided, That in the event an agency within the Depart- ment of Agriculture should require modification of space needs, the Secretary of Agriculture may transfer a share of that agency's appropriation made available by this Act to this appropriation, or may transfer a share of this appropriation to that agenc/s appropriation, but such transfers shall not exceed 10 per centum of the funds made available for space rental and related costs to or from this account. BUILDING OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE For the operation, maintenance, emd repair of Agriculture build- ings pursuant to the delegation of authority from the Administrator of General Services authorized by 40 U.S.C. 486, $25,700,000. ADVISORY COMMITTEES (USDA) For necessary expenses for activities of advisory committees of the Department of Agriculture which are included in this Act, $952,000: Provided, That no other funds appropriated to the Depart- ment of Agriculture in this Act shall be available to the Department of Agriculture for support of activities of advisory committees. HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS) For necessary expenses of the Department of Agriculture, to comply with the requirement of section 107g of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 9607g, and section 6001 of the Resource Con- servation and Recovery Act, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 6961, $16,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided^ That appropriations and funds available herein to the Department of Agriculture for hazardous waste management may be transferred to any agency of the Department for its use in meeting all require- ments pursuant to the above Acts on Federal and non-Federal lands. DEPARTMENTAL ADMINISTRATION (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS) For Personnel, Finance and Management, Operations, Informa- tion Resources Management, Advocacy and Enterprise, and Administrative Law Judges and Judicial Officer, $25,014,000, for
PUBLIC LAW 102-341—AUG. 14, 1992 106 STAT. 875 Departmental Administration to provide for necessary expenses for management support services to offices of the Department of Agriculture and for general administration and emergency prepEiredness of the Department of Agriculture, repairs and alter- ations, and other miscellaneous supplies and expenses not otherwise provided for and necessary for the practical and efficient work of the Department of Agriculture, including employment pursuant to the second sentence of section 706(a) of the Organic Act of 1944 (7 U.S.C. 2225), of which not to exceed $10,000 is for employ- ment under 5 U.S.C. 3109: Provided, That this appropriation shall be reimbursed from applicable appropriations in this Act for travel expenses incident to the holding of hearings as required by 5 U.S.C. 551-558. OFFICE OF THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR CONGRESSIONAL RELATIONS For necessary expenses of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Congressional Relations to carry out the programs funded in this Act, $1,307,000. OFFICE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS For necessary expenses to carry on services relating to the coordination of programs involving public affairs, and for the dissemination of agricultural information and the coordination of information, work and programs authorized by Congress in the Department, $8,925,000, including emplojrment pursuant to the second sentence of section 706(a) of the Organic Act of 1944 (7 U.S.C. 2225), of which not to exceed $10,000 shall be available for employment under 5 U.S.C. 3109, and not to exceed $2,000,000 may be used for farmers* bulletins and not fewer than two hundred thirty-two thousand two hundred and fifty copies for the use of the Senate and House of Representatives of part 2 of the annual report of the Secretary (known as the Yearbook of Agriculture) as authorized by 44 U.S.C. 1301: Provided, That in the preparation of motion pictures or exhibits by the Department, this appropriation shall be available for employment pursuant to the second sentence of section 706(a) of the Organic Act of 1944 (7 U.S.C. 2225). INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS For necessary expenses for programs involving intergovernmental affgdrs and liaison within the executive branch, $468,000. OFFICE OF THE INSPECTOR GENERAL For necessary expenses of the Office of the Inspector General, including emplojmient pursuant to the second sentence of section 706(a) of the Organic Act of 1944 (7 U.S.C. 2225), and the Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended, $62,786,000, including such sums as may be necessary for contracting and other arrangements with public agencies and private persons pursuant to section 6(a)(8) of the Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended, and including a sum not to exceed $50,000 for employment under 5 U.S.C. 3109; and including a sum not to exceed $95,000 for certain confidential operational expenses including the payment of informants, to be expended under the direction of the Inspector General pursuant to Public Law 95-452 and section 1337 of Public Law 97-98.
106 STAT. 876 PUBLIC LAW 102-341—AUG. 14, 1992 OFFICE OF THE GENERAL COUNSEL For necessary expenses of the Office of the General Counsel, $24,554,000. OFFICE OF THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMICS For necessary expenses of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Economics to carry out the programs funded in this Act, $580,000. ECONOMIC RESEARCH SERVICE For necessary expenses of the Economic Research Service in conducting economic research and service relating to agricultural production, marketing, and distribution, as authorized by the Agri- cultural Marketing Act of 1946 (7 U.S.C. 1621-1627) and other laws, including economics of marketing; analyses relating to farm prices, income and population, and demand for farm products, use of resources in agriculture, adjustments, costs and returns in farm- ing, and farm finance; research relating to the economic and market- ing aspects of farmer cooperatives; and for analysis of supply and demand for farm products in foreign countries and their effect on prospects for United States exports, progress in economic devel- opment and its relation to sales of farm products, assembly and analysis of agricultural trade statistics and analysis of international financial and monetary programs and policies as they affect the competitive position of United States farm products, $58,720,000; of which $500,000 shall be available for investigation, determina- tion, and finding as to the effect upon the production of food and upon the agricultural economy of any proposed action affecting such subject matter pending before the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency for presentation, in the public interest, before said Administrator, other agencies or before the courts: Provided, That this appropriation shall be available to con- tinue to gather statistics and conduct a special study on the price spread between the farmer and the consumer: Provided further. That this appropriation shall be available for employment pursuant to the second sentence of section 706(a) of the Organic Act of 1944 (7 U.S.C. 2225): Provided further. That this appropriation shall be available for analysis of statistics and related facts on foreign production and full and complete information on methods used by other countries to move farm commodities in world trade on a competitive basis. NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS SERVICE For necessary expenses of the National Agricultural Statistics Service in conducting statistical reporting and service work, includ- ing crop and livestock estimates, statistical coordination and improvements, and marketing surveys, as authorized by the Agricul- tural Marketing Act of 1946 (7 U.S.C. 1621-1627) and other laws, $81,004,000: Provided, That this appropriation shall be available for emplojnnent pursuant to the second sentence of section 706(a) of the Organic Act of 1944 (7 U.S.C. 2225), and not to exceed $40,000 shall be available for employment under 5 U.S.C. 3109.
PUBLIC LAW 102-341—AUG. 14,1992 106 STAT. 877 WORLD AGRICULTURAL OUTLOOK BOARD For necessary expenses of the World Agricultural Outlook Board to coordinate and review all commodity and aggregate agricultural and food data used to develop outlook and situation material within the Department of Agriculture, as authorized by the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 (7 U.S.C. 1622g), $2,367,000: Provided, That this appropriation shall be available for employment pursuant to the second sentence of section 706(a) of the Organic Act of 1944 (7 U.S.C. 2225). OFFICE OF THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SCIENCE AND EDUCATION For necessary salaries and expenses of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Science and Education to administer the laws enacted by the Congress for the Agricultural Research Service, Cooperative State Research Service, Extension Service, and National Agricul- tural Library, $560,000. ALTERNATIVE AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH AND COMMERCIALIZATION For necessaiy expenses to carry out the Alternative Agricultural Research and CommerciaHzation Act of 1990 (7 U.S.C. 5901-5908), $7,250,000 is appropriated to the Alternative Agricultural Research and Commercialization Revolving Fund. AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH SERVICE (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS) For necessary expenses to enable the Agricultural Research Serv- ice to perform agricultural research and demonstration relating to production, utilization, marketing, and distribution (not otherwise provided for), home economics or nutrition and consumer use, and for acquisition of lands by donation, exchange, or purchase at a nominal cost not to exceed $100, $658,379,000: Provided, That appropriations hereunder shall be available for temporanr employ- ment pursuant to the second sentence of section 706(a) oi the Organic Act of 1944 (7 U.S.C. 2225), and not to exceed $115,000 shall be available for employment under 5 U.S.C. 3109: Provided further. That funds appropriated herein can be used to provide financial assistance to the organizers of national and international conferences, if such conferences are in support of agency programs: Provided further. That appropriations hereunder shall be available 7 USC 2254. for the operation and maintenance of aircraft and the purchase of not to exceed one for replacement only: Provided further. That appropriations hereunder shall be available to conduct marketing research: Provided further. That appropriations hereunder shall ^ USC 2254. be available pursuant to 7 U.S.C. 2250 for the construction, alter- ation, and repair of buildings and improvements, but unless other- wise provided the cost of constructing any one building shall not exceed $250,000, except for headhouses or greenhouses which shall • each be limited to $1,000,000, and except for ten buildings to be constructed or improved at a cost not to exceed $500,000 each, and the cost of altering any one building during the fiscal year shall not exceed 10 per centum of the current replacement value of the building or $250,000, whichever is greater: Provided further, That the limitations on alterations contained in this Act shall
106 STAT. 878 PUBLIC LAW 102-341—AUG. 14, 1992 not apply to modernization or replacement of existing facilities at Beltsville, Maryland: Provided further. That the foregoing limita- tions shall not apply to replacement of buildings needed to carry out the Act of April 24, 1948 (21 U.S.C. 113a): Provided further, That the foregoing limitations shall not apply to the purchase of land or the construction of facilities as may be necessary for the relocation of the United States Horticultural Crops Research Laboratory at Fresno to Parlier, California, and the relocation of the laboratories at Behoust, France and Rome, Italy to Montpelier, France, including the sale or exchange at fair market value of existing land and facilities at Fresno, California and Behoust, France; and the Agricultural Research Service may lease such exist- ing land and facilities from the purchasers until completion of the replacement facilities: Provided further. That not to exceed $190,000 of this appropriation may be transferred to and merged with the appropriation for the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Science and Education for the scientific review of international issues involving agricultural chemicals and food additives: Provided further. That funds may be received from any State, other political subdivision, organization, or individual for the purpose of establish- ing or operating any research facility or research project of the Agricultural Research Service, as authorized by law. Special fund: To provide for additional labor, subprofessional, and junior scientific help to be employed under contracts £md cooperative agreements to strengthen the work at Federal research installations in the field, $2,500,000. BUILDINGS AND FACILITIES For acquisition of land, construction, repair, improvement, exten- sion, alteration, and purchase of fixed equipment or facilities as necessary to carry out the agricultural research programs of the Department of Agriculture, where not otherwise provided, $34,514,000, to remain available until expended (7 U.S.C. 2209b): 20 use 191 Provided, That facilities to house bonsai collections at the National note. Arboretum may be constructed with funds accepted under the provi- sions of PubHc Law 94-129 (20 U.S.C. 195) and the limitation on construction contained in the Act of August 24, 1912 (40 U.S.C. 68) shall not apply to the construction of such facilities: Provided further. That funds may be received from any State, other political subdivision, organization, or individuals for the purpose of establish- ing any research facility of the Agricultural Research Service, as ^ authorized by law. COOPERATIVE STATE RESEARCH SERVICE For payments to agricultural experiment stations, for cooperative forestry and other research, for facilities, and for other expenses, including $168,785,000 to carry into effect the provisions of the Hatch Act approved March 2, 1887, as amended, including adminis- tration by tne United States Department of Agriculture, penalty mail costs of agricultural experiment stations under section 6 of the Hatch Act of 1887, as amended, and payments under section 1361(c) of the Act of October 3, 1980 (7 U.S.C. 301n.); $18,533,000 for grants for cooperative forestry research under the Act approved October 10, 1962 (16 U.S.C. 582a-582-a7), as amended, including administrative expenses, and payments under section 1361(c) of the Act of October 3, 1980 (7 U.S.C. 301n.); $27,400,000 for pay-
PUBLIC LAW 102-341—AUG. 14, 1992 106 STAT. 879 merits to the 1890 land-grant colleges, including Tuskegee Univer- sity, for research under section 1445 of the National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977 (7 U.S.C. 3222), as amended, including administration by the United States Department of Agriculture, and penalty mail costs of the 1890 land-grant colleges, including Tuskegee University; $73,411,000 for contracts and grants for agricultural research under the Act of August 4, 1965, as amended (7 U.S.C. 450i); $97,500,000 for competitive research grants under section 2(b) of the Act of August 4, 1965, as amended (7 U.S.C. 450i(b)), including administrative expenses; $5,551,000 for the support of animal health and disease programs authorized by section 1433 of Public Law 95-113, including administrative expenses; $1,168,000 for supplemental and alternative crops and products as authorized by the National Agri- cultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977 (7 U.S.C. 3319d); $400,000 for grants for research pursuant to the Critical Agricultural Materials Act of 1984 (7 U.S.C. 178) and section 1472 of the Food and Agriculture Act of 1977, as amended (7 U.S.C. 3318), to remain available until expended; $475,000 for rangeland research grants as authorized by subtitle M of the National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977, as amended; $3,500,000 for higher education graduate fellowships grants under section 1417(b)(6) of the National Agricul- tural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977, as amended (7 U.S.C. 3152(b)(6)), including administrative expenses; $1,500,000 for higher education challenge grants under section 1417(b)(1) of the National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Pohcy Act of 1977, as amended (7 U.S.C. 3152(bXl)), including administrative expenses; $4,000,000 for grants as author- ized by section 1475 of the National Agricultural Research, Exten- sion, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977 and other Acts; $6,725,000 for sustainable agriculture research and education, as authorized by section 1621 of Public Law 101-624 (7 U.S.C. 5811), including administrative expenses; $400,000 for State agriculti:ial weather information systems pursuant to section 1640 of the Food, Agri- culture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990 (7 U.S.C. 3318); and $20,795,000 for necessary expenses of Cooperative State Research Service activities, including coordination and program leadership for higher education work of the Department, administration of pajonents to State agricultural experiment stations, funds for employment pursuant to the second sentence of section 706(a) of the Organic Act of 1944 (7 U.S.C. 2225), of which $10,250,000 shall be for a program of capacity building grants to colleges eligible to receive funds under the Act of August 30, 1890 (7 U.S.C. 3 2 1 - 326 and 328), including Tuskegee University, of which not to exceed $100,000 shall be for employment under 5 U.S.C. 3109; in all, $430,143,000. BUILDINGS AND FACILITIES For acquisition of land, construction, repair, improvement, exten- sion, alteration, and purchase of fixed equipment or facilities and for grants to States and other eligible recipients for such purposes, as necessary to carry out the agricultural research, extension, and teaching programs of the Department of Agriculture, where not otherwise provided, $52,101,000, to remain avedlable until expended (7U.S.C.2209b).
106 STAT. 880 PUBLIC LAW 102-341—AUG. 14,1992 EXTENSION SERVICE Pajonents to States, Puerto Rico, Guam, the Virgin Islands, Micronesia, Northern Marianas, and American Samoa: For pay- ments for cooperative agricultural extension work under the Smith- Lever Act, as amended, to be distributed under sections 3(b) and 3(c) of said Act, for retirement and employees' compensation costs for extension agents and for costs of penalty mail for cooperative extension agents and State extension directors, $262,712,000; pay- ments for the nutrition and family education program for low- income areas under section 3(d) of the Act, $60,525,000; pajonents for the urban gardening program under section 3(d) of the Act, $3,557,000; payments for the pest management program under section 3(d) of the Act, $8,200,000; payments for the farm safety and rural health programs under section 3(d) of the Act, $2,720,000; pajnnents for the pesticide impact assessment program under sec- tion 3(d) of the Act, $3,405,000; payments to upgrade 1890 land- grant college research and extension facilities as authorized by section 1447 of PubUc Law 99-198, $8,000,000, to remain available until expended; payments for the rural development centers under section 3(d) of the Act, $950,000; payments for extension work under section 209(c) of Pubhc Law 93-471, $1,010,000; payments for a groundwater quality program under section 3(d) of the Act, $11,375,000; special grants for financially stressed farmers and dislocated farmers as authorized by Public Law 100-219, $2,550,000; payments for the Agricultural Telecommunications Pro- ram, as authorized by Pubhc Law 101-624 (7 U.S.C. 5926), f 1,221,000; payments for youth-at-risk programs under section 3(d) of the Act, $10,000,000; payments for a Nutrition Education Initia- tive under section 3(d) of the Act, $3,530,000; payments for a food safety program under section 3(d) of the Act, $1,500,000; pay- ments for carrying out the provisions of the Renewable Resources Extension Act of 1978, $2,765,000; payments for Indian reservation agents under section 3(d) of the Act, $1,750,000; payments to estab- lish and operate centers of rural technology developed as authorized by section 2347 of Public Law 101-624 (7 U.S.C. 1932), $1,000,000; payments for outreach and assistance for socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers as authorized by section 2501 of Public Law 101-624 (7 U.S.C. 2279), $1,000,000; payments for rural health and safety education as authorized by section 2390 of Public Law 101-624 (7 U.S.C. 2661 note, 2662), $2,000,000; and payments for extension work by the colleges receiving the benefits of the second Morrill Act (7 U.S.C. 321-326, 328) and Tuskegee University, $24,730,000; in all, $414,500,000, of which not less than $79,400,000 is for Home Economics: Provided, That funds hereby appropriated pursuant to section 3(c) of the Act of June 26, 1953, and section 506 of the Act of June 23, 1972, as amended, shall not be paid to any State, Puerto Rico, Guam, or the Virgin Islands, Micronesia, Northern Marianas, and American Samoa prior to availability of an equal sum from non-Federal sources for expenditure during the current fiscal year. Federal administration and coordination: For administration of the Smith-Lever Act, as amended, and the Act of September 29, 1977 (7 U.S.C. 341-349), as amended, and section 1361(c) of the Act of October 3, 1980 (7 U.S.C. 301n.), and to coordinate and provide program leadership for the extension work of the Depart-
PUBLIC LAW 102-341—AUG. 14, 1992 106 STAT. 881 ment and the several States and insular possessions, $10,428,000, of which not less than $2,300,000 is for Home Economics. NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL LIBRARY For necessary expenses of the National Agricultural Library, $17,715,000: Provided, That this appropriation shall be available for emplojonent pursuant to the second sentence of section 706(a) of the Organic Act of 1944 (7 U.S.C. 2225), and not to exceed $35,000 shall be available for employment under 5 U.S.C. 3109: Provided further, That not to exceed $900,000 shall be available pursu£int to 7 U.S.C. 2250 for the alteration and repair of buildings and improvements: Provided further. That $462,000 shall be avail- able for a grant pursuant to section 1472 of the National Agricul- tural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977 (7 U.S.C. 3818), in addition to other funds available in this appropria- tion for grants under this section. OFFICE OF THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR MARKETING AND INSPECTION SERVICES For necessary salaries and expenses of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Marketing and Inspection Services to administer pro- grams under the laws enacted by the Congress for the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Food Safety and Inspection Service, Federal Grain Inspection Service, Agricultural Cooperative Service, Agricultural Marketing Service, and Packers and Stock- yards Administration, $550,000. ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE SALARIES AND EXPENSES (INCLUDING T R A N S F E R S OF FUNDS) For expenses, not otherwise provided for, including those pursu- ant to the Act of February 28, 1947, as amended (21 U.S.C. 114b- c), necessary to prevent, control, and eradicate pests and plant and £uiimal diseases; to carry out inspection, quarantine, and regu- latory activities; to discharge the authorities of the Secretary of Agriculture under the Act of March 2, 1931 (46 Stat. 1468; 7 U.S.C. 426—426b); and to protect the environment, as authorized by law, $432,900,000, of which $83,362,000 shall be derived from user fees deposited in the Agricultural Quarantine Inspection User Fee Account, and of which $5,000,000 shall be available for the control of outbreaks of insects, plant diseases, animal diseases and for control of pest animals and birds to the extent necessary to meet emergency conditions: Provided, That $500,000 of the fimds for control of the fire ant shall be placed in reserve for matching purposes with States which may come into the program: Provided further. That no funds shall be used to formulate or administer a brucellosis eradication program for the current fiscal year that does not require minimum matching by the States of at least 40 per centum: Provided further. That this appropriation shall be available for field employment pursuant to the second sentence of section 706(a) of the Organic Act of 1944 (7 U.S.C. 2225), and not to exceed $40,000 shall be available for employment under 5 U.S.C. 3109: Provided further. That this appropriation shall be
106 STAT. 882 PUBLIC LAW 102-341—AUG. 14, 1992 available for the operation and maintenance of aircraft and the purchase of not to exceed four, of which two shall be for replacement 21 use 129. only: Provided further, That, in addition, in emergencies which threaten any segment of the agricultural production industry of this country, the Secretary may transfer from other appropriations or funds available to the agencies or corporations of the Department such sums as he may deem necessary, to be available only in such emergencies for the arrest and eradication of contagious or infectious disease or pests of animals, poultry, or plants, and for expenses in accordance with the Act of February 28, 1947, as amended, and section 102 of the Act of September 21, 1944, as amended, and £iny unexpended balances of funds transferred for such emergency purposes in the next preceding fiscal year shall be merged with such transferred amounts: Provided further, That none of these funds shall be used to develop, establish, or operate any user fee program for agricultural quarantine and inspection to prevent the movement of exotic pests and diseases from Hawaii and Puerto Rico as authorized by 31 U.S.C. 9701: Provided further, That none of these funds shall be used to pay the salary of any Department veterinarian or Veterinary Medical Officer who, when conducting inspections at horse shows, exhibitions, sales, or auctions under the Horse Protection Act, as amended (15 U.S.C. 1821- 1831), relies solely on the use of digital palpation as the only diagnostic test to determine whether or not a horse is sore under such Act. '," BUILDINGS AND FACILITIES For plEins, construction, repair, improvement, extension, alter- ation, and purchase of fixed equipment or facilities, as authorized by 7 U.S.C. 2250, and acquisition of land as authorized by 7 U.S.C. 428a, $10,400,000, to remain available until expended (7 U.S.C. 2209b). FOOD SAFETY AND INSPECTION SERVICE For necessary expenses to carry on services authorized by the Federal Meat Inspection Act, as amended, and the Poultry Products Inspection Act, as amended, $489,867,000: Provided, That this appropriation shall be available for field employment pursuant to section 706(a) of the Organic Act of 1944 (7 U.S.C. 2225), and not to exceed $75,000 shall be available for employment under 5 U.S.C. 3109: Provided further. That this appropriation shall be available pursuant to law (7 U.S.C. 2250) for the alteration and repair of buildings and improvements, but the cost of altering any one building during the fiscal year shall not exceed 10 per centum of the current replacement value of the building: Provided further. That none of the funds in this Act may be used to carry out the Streamlined Inspection System (for cattle) after April 1, 1993. FEDERAL GRAIN INSPECTION SERVICE SALARIES AND EXPENSES For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of the United States Grain Standards Act, as amended, and the standsirdization activities related to grain under the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946, as amended, including field employment pursuant to section 706(a) of the Organic Act of 1944 (7 U.S.C. 2225), and not to
PUBLIC LAW 102-341—AUG. 14, 1992 106 STAT. 883 exceed $20,000 for employment under 5 U.S.C. 3109, $11,397,000: Provided, That this appropriation shall be available pursuant to law (7 U.S.C. 2250) for the alteration and repair of buildings and improvements, but, unless otherwise provided, the cost of altering any one building during the fiscal year shall not exceed 10 per centum of the current replacement value of the building: Provided further, That none of the funds provided by this Act may be used to pay the salaries of any person or persons who require, or who authorize payments from fee-supported funds to any person or persons who require nonexpert, nonterminal interior elevators to maintain records not involving official inspection or official weighing in the United States under Public Law 94-582 other than those necessary to fulfill the purposes of such Act. INSPECTION AND WEIGHING SERVICES LIMITATION ON INSPECTION AND WEIGHING SERVICES EXPENSES Not to exceed $42,784,000 (from fees collected) shall be obligated during the current fiscal year for Inspection £ind Weighing Services: Provided, That if grain export activities require additional super- vision and oversight, or other uncontrollable factors occur, this limitation may be exceeded by up to 10 per centum with notification to the Appropriations Committees. AGRICULTURAL COOPERATIVE SERVICE For necessary expenses to carry out the Cooperative Marketing Act of July 2, 1926 (7 U.S.C. 451-457), and for activities relating to the marketing aspects of cooperatives, including economic research and analysis and the application of economic research findings, as authorized by the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 (7 U.S.C. 1621-1627), and for activities with institutions or organizations throughout the world concerning the development and operation of agricultural cooperatives (7 U.S.C. 3291), $5,640,000: Provided, That this appropriation shall be available for emplojonent pursuant to the second sentence of section 706(a) of the Organic Act of 1944 (7 U.S.C. 2225), and not to exceed $15,000 shall be available for employment under 5 U.S.C. 3109: Provided further. That, hereafter, funds made available to the Agri- cultural Cooperative Service shall be available for a field office in Hawaii. AGRICULTURAL MARKETING SERVICE MARKETING SERVICES For necessary expenses to carry on services related to consumer protection, agricultural marketing and distribution, transportation, and regulatory programs as authorized by law, and for administra- tion and coordination of payments to States; including field employ- ment pursuant to section 706(a) of the Organic Act of 1944 (7 U.S.C. 2225), and not to exceed $90,000 for employment under 5 U.S.C. 3109, $56,221,000; of which not less than $2,313,000 shall be available for the Wholesale Market Development Program for the design and development of wholesale and farmer market facilities for the major metropolitan areas of the country: Provided, That this appropriation shall be available pursuant to law (7 U.S.C. 2250) for the alteration and repair of buildings and improvements.
106 STAT. 884 PUBLIC LAW 102-341—AUG. 14, 1992 but, unless otherwise provided, the cost of altering any one building during the fiscal year shall not exceed 10 per centum of the current replacement value of the building. LIMITATION ON ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSES Not to exceed $55,953,000 (from fees collected) shall be obligated during the current fiscal year for administrative expenses: Provided, :• That if crop size is understated and/or other uncontrollable events occur, the agency may exceed this limitation by up to 10 per centum with notification to the Appropriations Committees. FUNDS FOR STRENGTHENING MARKETS, INCOME, AND SUPPLY (SECTION 32) (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS) Fimds available under section 32 of the Act of August 24, 1935 (7 U.S.C. 612c) shall be used only for commodity program expenses as authorized therein, and other related operating expenses, except for: (1) transfers to the Department of Commerce as authorized by the Fish and Wildlife Act of August 8, 1956; (2) transfers other- wise provided in this Act; and (3) not more than $10,309,000 for formulation and administration of Marketing Agreements and Orders pursuant to the Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937, as amended, and the Agricultural Act of 1961. In fiscal years 1993 and 1994, section 32 funds shall be used to promote sunflower and cottonseed oil exports to the full extent authorized by section 1541 of PubHc Law 101-624 (7 U.S.C. 1464 note), and such funds shall be used to facilitate additional sales of such oils in world markets. PAYMENTS TO STATES AND POSSESSIONS For payments to departments of agriculture, bureaus and depart- ments of markets, and similar agencies for marketing activities under section 204(b) of the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 (7 U.S.C. 1623(b)), $1,250,000. PACKERS AND STOCKYARDS ADMINISTRATION For necessary expenses for administration of the Packers and Stockyards Act, as authorized by law, and for certifying procedures used to protect purchasers of farm products, including field employ- ment pursuant to section 706(a) of the Organic Act of 1944 (7 U.S.C. 2225), and not to exceed $5,000 for employment under 5 US.C. 3109, $11,996,000. FARM INCOME STABILIZATION OFFICE OF THE UNDER SECRETARY FOR INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS AND COMMODITY PROGRAMS For necessary salaries and expenses of the Office of the Under Secretciry for International Affairs and Commodity Programs to administer the laws enacted by Congress for the Agricultural Sta- bilization and Conservation Service, Office of International Coopera- tion and Development, Foreim Agricultural Service, and the Commodity Credit Corporation, $551,000.
PUBLIC LAW 102-341—AUG. 14, 1992 106 STAT. 885 AGRICULTURAL STABILIZATION AND CONSERVATION SERVICE SALARIES A N D EXPENSES (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS) For necessary administrative expenses of the Agricultural Sta- bilization and Conservation Service, including expenses to formulate and carry out programs authorized by title III of the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, as amended (7 U.S.C. 1301-1393); the Agricultural Act of 1949, as amended (7 U.S.C. 1421 et seq.); sections 7 to 15, 16(a), 16(f), and 17 of the Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act, as amended (16 U.S.C. 590g-590o, 590p(a), 590p(0, and 590q); sections 1001 to 1004, 1006 to 1008, and 1010 of the Agricultural Act of 1970, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1501 to 1504, 1506 to 1508, and 1510); the Water Bank Act, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1301-1311); the Cooperative Forestry Assist- ance Act of 1978 (16 U.S.C. 2101); sections 202(c) and 205 of title II of the Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Act of 1974, as amended (43 U.S.C. 1592(c), 1595); sections 401, 402, and 404 to 406 of the Agricultural Credit Act of 1978 (16 U.S.C. 2201 to 2205); the United States Warehouse Act, as amended (7 U.S.C. 241-273); title XII of the Food Security Act of 1985, as amended (16 U.S.(J. 3811 et seq.); and laws pertaining to the Commodity Credit Corporation, $714,551,000; of which $712,926,000 is hereby appropriated, and $1,036,000 is transferred from the Public Law 480 Program Account in this Act and $589,000 is transferred from the Commodity Credit Corporation Program Account in this Act: Provided, That other funds made available to the Agricultural Sta- bilization and Conservation Service for authorized activities may be advanced to and merged with this account: Provided further, That these fimds shall be available for emplojnnent pursuant to the second sentence of section 706(a) of the Organic Act of 1944 (7 U.S.C. 2225), and not to exceed $100,000 shall be available for employment under 5 U.S.C. 3109: Provided further. That no part of the fiinds made available under this Act shall be used (1) to influence the vote in any referendum; (2) to influence agricul- tural legislation, except as permitted in 18 U.S.C. 1913; or (3) for salaries or other expenses of members of county and community committees established pursuant to section 8(b) of the Soil Con- servation and Domestic Allotment Act, as amended, for engaging in any activities other than advisory and supervisory duties and delegated program functions prescribed in administrative regula- tions. DAIRY INDEMNITY PROGRAM (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS) For necessary expenses involved in making indenmity pajnnents to dairy farmers for milk or cows producing such milk and manufac- turers of dairy products who have been directed to remove their milk or dairy products from commercial markets because it con- tained residues of chemicals registered and approved for use by the Federal Grovemment, and in making indiemnity payments for milk, or cows producing such milk, at a fair market value to any dairy farmer who is directed to remove his milk from commer- cisu markets because of (1) the presence of products of nuclear radiation or fallout if such contamination is not due to the fault
106 STAT. 886 PUBLIC LAW 102-341—AUG. 14, 1992 of the farmer, or (2) residues of chemicals or toxic substances not included under the first sentence of the Act of August 13, 1968, as amended (7 U.S.C. 450j), if such chemicals or toxic sub- stances were not used in a manner contrary to applicable regula- tions or labeling instructions provided at the time of use and the contamination is not due to the fault of the farmer, $5,000, to remain available until expended (7 U.S.C. 2209b): Provided, That none of the funds contained in this Act shall be used to make indemnity payments to any farmer whose milk was removed from commercial markets as a result of his willful failure to follow procedures prescribed by the Federal Government: Provided further, That this amount shall be transferred to the Commodity Credit Corporation: Provided further, That the Secretary is authorized to utilize the services, facilities, and authorities of the Commodity Credit Corporation for the purpose of making d£dry indemnity disbursements. CORPORATIONS The following corporations and agencies are hereby authorized to make expenditures, within the limits of funds and borrowing authority available to each such corporation or agency and in accord with law, and to make contracts and commitments without regard to fiscal year limitations as provided by section 104 of the Govern- ment Corporation Control Act, as amended, as may be necessary in carrying out the programs set forth in the budget for the current fiscal year for such corporation or agency, except as hereinafter provided: FEDERAL CROP INSURANCE CORPORATION ADMINISTRATIVE AND OPERATING EXPENSES For administrative and operating expenses, as authorized by the Federal Crop Insurance Act, as amended (7 U.S.C. 1516), $309,948,000: Provided, That not to exceed $700 shall be available for official reception and representation expenses, as authorized by 7 U.S.C. 1506(i). FEDERAL CROP INSURANCE CORPORATION FUND For payments as authorized by section 508(b) of the Federal Crop Insurance Act, as amended, $285,794^000, to remain available until expended (7 U.S.C. 2209b); of which $58,768,000 is to reimburse the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation Fund for agents' commissions and loss adjustment obligations incurred during prior years, but not previously reimbursed, as authorized by section 516(a) of the Act, as amended. COMMODITY CREDIT CORPORATION FUND REIMBURSEMENT FOR NET REALIZED LOSSES For fiscal year 1993, such sums as may be necessary to reimburse the Commoaity Credit Corporation for net realized losses sustained, but not previously reimbursed (estimated to be $9,200,000,000 in the President's fiscal year 1993 Budget Request (H. Doc. 102- 178)), but not to exceed $9,200,000,000, pursuant to section 2 of the Act of August 17, 1961, as amended (15 U.S.C. 713a-ll).
PUBLIC LAW 102-341—AUG. 14, 1992 106 STAT. 887 Such funds are appropriated to reimburse the Corporation to restore losses incurred during prior fiscal years. Such losses for fiscal years 1991 and 1992 include $667,020,000 in connection with carrying out the Export Enhancement Program (EEP), $114,196,000 in connection with carrying out the Market Promotion Program (MPP), $150,000,000 in connection with carrying out the Federal Crop Insurance Program, $314,763,000 in connection with domestic donations, $165,316,000 in connection with export donations, and $7,788,705,000 in connection with carrying out the commodity pro- grams. OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE FOR HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT For fiscal year 1993, CCC shall not expend more than $3,000,000 for expenses to comply with the requirement of section 107(g) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 9607(g), and section 6001 of the Resource Conservation £uid Recovery Act, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 6961: Provided, That expenses shall be for operations and maintenance costs only and that other hazardous waste manage- ment costs shall be paid for by the USDA Hazardous Waste Manage- ment appropriation. GENERAL SALES MANAGER (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS) For necessary expenses of the Office of the General Sales Man- ager, $8,866,000, of which $4,668,000 may be transferred from Commodity Credit Corporation funds, $2,731,000 may be trans- ferred firom the Commodity Credit Corporation Program Account in this Act, and $1,467,000 may be transferred from the Public Law 480 Program Account in this Act. Of these funds, up to $4,000,000 shall be available only for the purpose of selling surplus agricultural commodities from Commodity Credit Corporation inventory in world trade at competitive prices for the purpose of regaining and retaining our normal share of world markets. The General Sales Manager shall report directly to the Secretary of Agriculture. The General Sales Memager shall obtain, assimilate. Reports, and analyze all available information on developments related to private sales, as well as those funded by the Corporation, including grade and quality as sold and as delivered, including information relating to the effectiveness of greater reliance by the General Sales Manager upon loan guarantees as contrasted to direct loans for financing commercial export sales of agricultural commodities out of private stocks on credit terms, as provided in titles I and II of the Agricultural Trade Act of 1978, Public Law 95-501, and shall submit quarterly reports to the appropriate committees of Congress concerning such developments. TITLE n—CONSERVATION PROGRAMS OFFICE OF THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR NATURAL RESOURCES AND E N V I R O N M E N T For necessary salaries and expenses of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment to administer
106 STAT. 888 PUBLIC LAW 102-341—AUG. 14,1992 the laws enacted by the Congress for the Forest Service and the Soil Conservation Service, $563,000. SOIL CONSERVATION SERVICE CONSERVATION OPERATIONS For necessary expenses for canying out the provisions of the Act of April 27, 1935 (16 U.S.C. 590a-590f) including preparation of conservation plans and establishment of measures to conserve soil and water (including farm irrigation and land drainage and such special measures for soil and water management as may be necessary to prevent floods and the siltation of reservoirs and to control agricultural related pollutants); operation of conservation plant materials centers; classification and mapping of soil; dissemi- nation of information; acquisition of lands by donation, exchange, or purchase at a nominal cost not to exceed $100; purchase and erection or alteration or improvement of permanent and temporary buildings; and operation and maintenance of aircraft, $576,539,000, to remain available until expended (7 U.S.C. 2209b); of which not less than $5,713,000 is for snow survey and water forecasting and not less th£in $8,064,000 is for operation and establishment 16 use 590e-l. of the plant materials centers: Provided, That except for $2,399,000 for improvements of the plant materials centers, the cost of any permanent building purchased, erected, or as improved, exclusive of the cost of constructing a water supply or sanitary system and connecting the same to any such building and with the exception of buildings acquired in conjunction with land being purchased for other purposes, shall not exceed $10,000, except for one building to be constructed at a cost not to exceed $100,000 and eight build- ings to be constructed or improved at a cost not to exceed $50,000 per building and except that alterations or improvements to other existing permanent buildings costing $5,000 or more may be made in any fiscal year in an amount not to exceed $2,000 per building: Provided further. That when buildings or other structures are erected on non-Federal land that the right to use such land is obtained as provided in 7 U.S.C. 2250a: Provided further, That no part of this appropriation may be expended for soil and water conservation operations under the Act of April 27, 1935 (16 U.S.C. 590a-590f) in demonstration projects: Provided further. That this appropriation shall be available for employment pursuant to the second sentence of section 706(a) of the Organic Act of 1944 (7 U.S.C. 2225) and not to exceed $25,000 shall be available for 16 use 590e-2. employment under 5 U.S.C. 3109: Provided further, That qualified local engineers may be temporarily employed at per diem rates to perform the technical planning work of the Service (16 U.S.C. 590e-2). RIVER BASIN SURVEYS AND INVESTIGATIONS For necessary expenses to conduct research, investigation, and surveys of watersheds of rivers and other waterways, in accordance with section 6 of the Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act approved August 4, 1954, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1006-1009), $13,251,000: Provided, That this appropriation shall be available for employment pursuant to the second sentence of section 706(a) of the Organic Act of 1944 (7 U.S.C. 2225), and not to exceed $60,000 shall be available for employment under 5 U.S.C. 3109.
PUBLIC LAW 102-341—AUG. 14,1992 106 STAT. 889 WATERSHED PLANNING For necessary expenses for small watershed investigations and planning, in accordance with the Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1001-1008), $9,545,000: Provided, That this appropriation shall be available for employment pursuant to the second sentence of section 706(a) of the Organic Act of 1944 (7 U.S.C. 2225), and not to exceed $50,000 shall be available for employment under 5 U.S.C. 3109. WATERSHED AND FLOOD PREVENTION OPERATIONS For necessary expenses to carry out preventive measures, includ- ing but not limited to research, engineering operations, methods of cultivation, the growing of vegetation, rehabilitation of existing works and changes in use of land, in accordance with the Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act approved August 4, 1954, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1001-1005, 1007-1009), the provisions of the Act of April 27, 1935 (16 U.S.C. 590a-f), and in accordance with the provisions of laws relating to the activities of the Depart- ment, $228,266,000 to remain available until expended (7 U.S.C. 2209b) (of which $40,272,000 shall be available for the watersheds authorized under the Flood Control Act approved June 22, 1936 (33 U.S.C. 701, 16 U.S.C. 1006a), as amended and supplemented): Provided, That this appropriation shall be available for employment pursuant to the second sentence of section 706(a) of the Organic Act of 1944 (7 U.S.C. 2225), and not to exceed $22,816,000 shall be available for emergency measures as provided by sections 4 0 3 - 405 of the Agricultural Credit Act of 1978 (16 U.S.C. 2203-2205), and not to exceed $200,000 shall be available for employment under 5 U.S.C. 3109: Provided further, That $4,000,000 in loans may be insured, or made to be sold and insured, under the Agricultural Credit Insurance Fund of the Farmers Home Administration (7 U.S.C. 1931): Provided further, That not to exceed $1,000,000 of this appropriation is available to carry out the purposes of the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (Public Law 93-205), as amended, including cooperative efforts as contemplated by that Act to relocate endangered or threatened species to other suitable habitats as may be necessary to expedite project construction. RESOURCE CONSERVATION AND DEVELOPMENT For necessary expenses in planning and carrying out projects for resource conservation and development and for sound land use pursuant to the provisions of section 32(e) of title III of the Bankhead-Jones Farm Tenant Act, as amended (7 U.S.C. 1010- 1011; 76 Stat. 607), and the provisions of the Act of April 27, 1935 (16 U.S.C. 590a-f), and the provisions of the Agriculture and Food Act of 1981 (16 U.S.C. 3451-3461), $32,516,000, to remain available until expended (7 U.S.C. 2209b): Provided, That $600,000 in loans may be insured, or made to be sold and insured, under the Agricultural Credit Insurance Fund of the Farmers Home Administration (7 U.S.C. 1931): Provided further. That this appro- priation shall be available for employment pursuant to the second sentence of section 706(a) of the Organic Act of 1944 (7 U.S.C. 2225), and not to exceed $50,000 shall be available for emplojonent under 5 U.S.C. 3109. 59-194 O—93 30 : QL 3 (Pt. 1)
106 STAT. 890 PUBLIC LAW 102-341—AUG. 14, 1992 GREAT PLAINS CONSERVATION PROGRAM For necessary expenses to carry into effect a program of conserva- tion in the Great Plains area, pursuant to section 16(b) of the Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act, as added by the Act of August 7, 1956, as amended (16 U.S.C. 590p(b)), $25,271,000, to remain available until expended (16 U.S.C. 590p(b)(7)). AGRICULTURAL STABILIZATION AND CONSERVATION SERVICE AGRICULTURAL CONSERVATION PROGRAM (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS) For necessary expenses to carry into effect the program authorized in sections 7 to 15, 16(a), 16(f), and 17 of the Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act approved February 29, 1936, as amended and supplemented (16 U.S.C. 590g-590o, 590p(a), 590p(f), and 590q), and sections 1001-1004, 1006-1008, and 1010 of the Agricultural Act of 1970, as added by the Agriculture and Consumer Protection Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1501-1504, 1506-1508, and 1510), and including not to exceed $15,000 for the preparation and display of exhibits, including such displays at State, interstate, and inter- national fairs within the United States, $194,435,000, to remain available until expended (16 U.S.C. 590o), for agreements, excluding administration but including technical assistance and related expenses (16 U.S.C. 590o), except that no participant in the Agricul- tural Conservation Program shall receive more than $3,500 per year, except where the participants from two or more farms or ranches join to carry out approved practices designed to conserve or improve the agricultural resources of the community, or where a participant has a long-term agreement, in which case the total ayment shall not exceed the annual pajmaent limitation multiplied E y the number of years of the agreement: Provided, That no portion of the funds for the current year's program may be utilized to provide financial or technical assistance for drainage on wetlands now designated as Wetlands Types 3 (III) through 20 (XX) in United States Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife (Circular 39, Wetlands of the United States, 1956: Provided further, That such amounts shall be available for the purchase of seeds, fertilizers, lime, trees, or any other conservation materials, or any soil-terrac- ing services, and making grants thereof to agricultural producers to aid them in carrying out approved farming practices as author- ized by the Soil (Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act, as amended, as determined and recommended by the county commit- tees, approved by the State committees and the Secretary, under programs provided for herein: Provided further. That sucn assist- ance will not be used for carrying out measures and practices that are primarily production-oriented or that have little or no conservation or pollution abatement benefits: Provided further. That not to exceed 5 per centum of the allocation for the current year's program for any county may, on the recommendation of such county committee and approval of the State committee, be withheld and allotted to the Soil Conservation Service for services of its techni- cians in formulating and canying out the Agricultural Conservation Program in the participating counties, and shall not be utilized by the Soil Conservation Service for any purpose other than tech- nical and other assistance in such counties, and in addition, on
PUBLIC LAW 102-341—AUG. 14, 1992 106 STAT. 891 the recommendation of such county committee and approval of the State committee, not to exceed 1 per centum may be made avsdlable to any other Federal, State, or local public agency for the same purpose and under the same conditions: Provided further, That for the current year's program $2,500,000 shall be available for technical assistance in formulating and carrying out rural environmental practices: Provided further, That no part of any funds available to the Department, or any bureau, office, corpora- tion, or other agency constituting a part of such Department, shall be used in the current fiscal year for the payment of salary or travel expenses of any person who has been convicted of violating the Act entitled "An Act to prevent pernicious political activities" approved August 2, 1939, as amended, or who has been found in accordance with the provisions of title 18 U.S.C. 1913 to have violated or attempted to violate such section which prohibits the use of Federal appropriations for the payment of personal services or other expenses designed to influence in any manner a Member of Congress to favor or oppose any legislation or appropriation by Congress except upon request of any Member or through the proper official channels: Provided further. That not to exceed $15,000,000 of the amount appropriated shall be used for water quality pa3rments and practices in the same manner as permitted under the program for water quality authorized in chapter 2 of subtitle D of title XII of the Food Security Act of 1985 (16 U.S.C. 3838 et seq.). FORESTRY INCENTIVES PROGRAM For necessary expenses, not otherwise provided for, to carry out the program of forestry incentives, as authorized in the Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act of 1978 (16 U.S.C. 2101), including technical assistance and related expenses, $12,446,000, to remain available until expended, as authorized by that Act. WATER BANK PROGRAM For necessary expenses to carry into effect the provisions of the Water Bank Act (16 U.S.C. 1301-1311), $18,620,000, to remain available until expended. EMERGENCY CONSERVATION PR^6GRAM For necessary expenses to cany into effect the program authorized in sections 401, 402, and 404 of title IV of the Agricultural Credit Act of 1978 (16 U.S.C. 2201-2205), $3,00p,000, to remain available until expended, as authorized by 16 U.S.C. 2204. COLORADO RIVER BASIN SALINITY CONTROL PROGRAM For necessary expenses for carrying out a voluntary cooperative salinity control program pursuant to section 202(c) of title II of the Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Act, as amended (43 U.S.C. 1592(c)), to be used to reduce salinity in the Colorado River and to enhance the supply and quality of water available for use in the United States and the Repubhc of Mexico, $13,783,000, to remain available until expended (7 U.S.C. 2209b), to be used for investigations and surveys, for technical assistance in developing conservation practices and in the preparation of salinity control plans, for the establishment of on-farm irrigation management sys-
106 STAT. 892 PUBLIC LAW 102-341—AUG. 14, 1992 tems, including related lateral improvement measures, for making ^ cost-share pa)anents to agricultural landowners and operators, Indian tribes, irrigation districts and associations, local govern- mental and nongovernmental entities, and other landowners to aid them in carrying out approved conservation practices as deter- mined and recommended by the county ASC committees, approved . by the State ASC committees and the Secretary, and for associated costs of program planning, information and education, and program monitoring and evaluation: Provided, That the Soil Conservation Service shall provide technical assistance and the Agricultural Sta- bilization and Conservation Service shall provide administrative services for the program, including but not limited to, the negotia- tion and administration of agreements and the disbursement of payments: Provided further, That such program shall be coordinated with the regular Agricultural Conservation Program and with research programs of other agencies. CONSERVATION RESERVE PROGRAM ,, ' (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS) For necessary expenses to carry out the conservation reserve program pursuant to the Food Security Act of 1985 (16 U.S.C. 3831-3845), $1,578,517,000, to remain available until expended, to be used for Commodity Credit Corporation expenditures for cost- share assistance for the establishment of conservation practices provided for in approved conservation reserve program contracts, for annual rental payments provided in such contracts, and for technical assistance: Provided, That none of the funds in this Act may be used to enter into new contracts that are in excess of the prevailing local rental rates for an acre of comparable land. TITLE III—FARMERS HOME AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS OFFICE OF THE UNDER SECRETARY FOR SIAALL COMMUNITY AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT For necessary salaries and expenses of the Office of the Under Secretary for Small Community and Rural Development to admin- ister programs under the laws enacted by the Congress for the Farmers Home Administration, Rural Development Administration, Rural Electrification Administration, and Federal Crop Insurance Corporation, $572,000. RURAL DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION (INCLUDING T R A N S F E R S OF FUNDS) For necessary expenses of the Rural Development Administration, not otherwise provided for, in administering the rural development programs of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act (7 U.S.C. 1921-2000), as amended, section 1323 of the Food Security Act of 1985 (7 U.S.C. 1932 note), and title VI of the Rural Develop- ment Act of 1972, $37,066,000; of which $14,787,000 is hereby appropriated, $21,755,000 shall be derived by transfer from the Rural Development Insurance Fund Program Account in this Act and merged with this account, and $524,000 shall be derived by transfer from the Rural Development Loan Fund Program Account
PUBLIC LAW 102-341—AUG. 14,1992 106 STAT. 893 in this Act and merged with this account: Provided, That not to exceed $500,000 shall be for employment under 5 U.S.C. 3109, FARMERS HOME ADMINISTRATION RURAL HOUSING INSURANCE FUND PROGRAM ACCOUNT For gross obligations for the principal amount of direct and guaranteed loans as authorized by title V of the Housing Act of 1949, as £imended, to be available from funds in the Rural Housing Insurance Fund, as follows: $1,624,500,000 for loans to section 502 borrowers, as determined by the Secretary, of which $329,500,000 shall be for imsubsidized guaranteed loans; $11,330,000 for section 504 housing repair loans; $16,300,000 for section 514 farm labor housing; $573,900,000 for section 515 rental housing; $600,000 for site loans; and $187,000,000 for credit sales of acquired property: Provided, That up to $35,000,000 of these funds shall be made available for section 502(g), Deferral Mortgage Demonstration. For the cost of direct and guaranteed loans, including the cost of modifying loans, as defined in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, as follows: low-income housing section 502 loans, $313,039,000, of which $6,096,000 shall be for unsubsidized guaranteed loans; section 504 housing repair loans, $4,548,000; section 514 farm labor housing, $8,029,000; section 515 rental hous- ing, $305,602,000; and credit sales of acquired property, $25,039,000. ){ In addition, for administrative expenses necessary to carry out the direct and guaranteed loan programs, $427,011,000. RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM For rental assistance agreements entered into or renewed pursu- ant to the authority under section 521(a)(2) of the Housing Act of 1949, as amended, $337,699,000; and in addition such sums as may be necessary, as authorized by section 521(c) of the Act, to Uqmdate debt incurred prior to fiscal year 1993 to carry out the Rental Assistance Program under section 521(a)(2) of the Act: Provided, That of this amount not more than $11,800,000 shall be available for debt forgiveness or payments for eligible households as authorized by section 502(c)(5)(D) of the Act, and not to exceed $10,000 per project for advances to nonprofit organizations or public agencies to cover direct costs (other than purchase price) incurred in purchasing projects pursuant to section 502(c)(5)(C) of the Act: Provided further, That of this amount not less than $122,532,000 is available for newly constructed units financed by section 515 of the Housing Act of 1949, as amended, and not more than $5,214,000 is for newly constructed units financed under sections 514 and 516 of the Housing Act of 1949: Provided further, That $199,034,000 is available for expiring agreements and for servicing of existing iinits without agreements: Provided further. That agree- ^ ments entered into or renewed during fiscal year 1993 shall be funded for a five-year period, although the life of any such agree- ment may be extended to fully utilize amounts obligated: Provided further. That agreements entered into or renewed during fiscal years 1989, 1990, 1991, and 1992 may also be extended beyond five years to fully utilize amounts obligated.
106 STAT. 894 PUBLIC LAW 102-341—AUG. 14,1992 SELF-HELP HOUSING LAND DEVELOPMENT FUND PROGRAM ACCOUNT For direct loans pursuant to section 523(b)(1)(B) of the Housing Act of 1949, as amended (42 U.S.C. 1490c), $500,000. For an amount, for the cost, as defined in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, of direct loans, $22,000. In addition, for administrative expenses necessary to carry out the direct loan program, $21,000. AGRICULTURAL CREDIT INSURANCE FUND PROGRAM ACCOUNT For gross obligations for the principal amount of direct and guarEmteed loans as authorized by 7 U.S.C. 1928-1929, to be avail- able from funds in the Agricultural Credit Insurance Fund, as follows: farm ownership loans, $555,500,000, of which $488,750,000 shall be for guaranteed loans; operating loans, $2,563,354,00(), of which $1,500,000,000 shall be for unsubsidized guaranteed loans and $238,354,000 shall be for subsidized guaranteed loans; $3,752,000 for water development, use, and conservation loans, of which $1,415,000 shall be for guaranteed loans; Indian tribe land acquisition loans as authorized by 25 U.S.C. 488, $1,000,000; for emergency insured loans, $115,000,000 to meet the needs result- ing from natural disasters; and for credit sales of acquired property, $88,000,000: Provided, That loan funds made available herein shall be completely allocated to the States and made available for obliga- tion in the first two quarters of fiscal year 1993. For the cost of direct and guaranteed loans, including the cost of modifying loans as defined in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, as follows: farm ownership loans, $33,599,000, of which $20,576,000 shall be for guaranteed loans; operating loans, $158,030,000, of which $18,150,000 shall be for unsubsidized guaranteed loans and $15,350,000 shall be for subsidized guareui- teed loans; $499,000 for water development, use, and conservation loans, of which $43,000 shall be for guaranteed loans; Indian tribe land acquisition loans as authorized by 25 U.S.C. 488, $226,000; for emergency insured loans, $30,762,000 to meet the needs result- ing from natural disasters; and for credit sales of acquired property, $22,405,000. In addition, for administrative expenses necessary to carry out the direct and guaranteed loan programs, $230,179,000. STATE MEDIATION GRANTS For grants pursuant to section 502(b) of the Agricultural Credit Act of 1987, as amended (7 U.S.C. 5101-5106), $3,000,000. RURAL DEVELOPMENT INSURANCE FUND PROGRAM ACCOUNT For gross obligations for the principal amount of direct and guaranteed loans as authorized by 7 U.S.C. 1928 and 86 Stat. 661-664, as amended, to be available from funds in the Rural Development Insurance Fund, as follows: water and sewer facility loans, $635,000,000, of which $35,000,000 shall be for guaranteed loans; community facility loans, $200,000,000, of which $100,000,000 shall be for guaranteed loans; and guaranteed indus- trial development loans, $100,000,000: Provided, That none of the funds made available in this Act may be used to make transfers between the above limitations.
PUBLIC LAW 102-341—AUG. 14, 1992 106 STAT. 895 For the cost of direct and guaranteed loans, including the cost of modifying loans, as defined in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, as follows: water and sewer facility loans, $87,360,000; community facility loans, $8,410,000; and guaranteed industrial development loans, $5,440,000. In addition, for administrative expenses necessary to carry out the direct and guaranteed loan programs, $58,208,000. RURAL DEVELOPMENT LOAN FUND PROGRAM ACCOUNT For the cost of direct loans $18,616,000, as authorized by the Rural Development Loan Fund (42 U.S.C. 9812(a)): Provided, That such costs, including the cost of modifying such loans, shall be as defined in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974: Provided further, That these funds are available to subsidize gross obligations for the principal amount of direct loans of not to exceed $32,500,000. In addition, for administrative expenses necessary to carry out the direct loan programs, $529,000. ALCOHOL FUELS CREDIT GUARANTEE PROGRAM ACCOUNT For the cost of guaranteed lines of credit available pursuant to an emergency declaration as provided at section 321 of the ConsoHdated Farm and Rural Development Act (7 U.S.C. 1961), $9,000,000, to remain available until expended, but not beyond fiscal year 2009: Provided, That such costs shall be as defined in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974: Provided further. That these funds are available to establish a guaranteed line of credit program level of $30,000,000, to remain available until expended, but not beyond fiscal year 2009, which the Depart- ment shall make available for the purpose of purchasing grains or cellulosic materials for the production of alcohol fuels at estab- lished cooperative facilities as necessary to meet deliveries under contract: Provided farther. That a guarantee fee of one percent shall be paid at the time a guarantee is issued. In addition, for administrative expenses necessary to carry out the credit guarantee program, $100,000. RURAL WATER AND WASTE DISPOSAL GRANTS For grants pursuant to sections 306(a)(2) and 306(a)(6) of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act, as amended (7 U.S.C. 1926), $390,000,000, to remain available until expended, pursuant to section 306(d) of the above Act: Provided, That of this amount, $25,000,000 shall be available for water and waste disposal systems to benefit the Colonias along the U.S./Mexico border, including grsuits pursu£int to section 306C: Proyiafed/uriAer, That, with the exception of the foregoing $25,000,000, these funds shall not be used for any purpose not specified in section 306(a) of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act. VERY LOW-INCOME HOUSING REPAIR GRANTS For grants to the very low-income elderly for essential repairs to dwellings pursuant to section 504 of the Housing Act of 1949, as amended, $12,500,000, to remain available until expended.
106 STAT. 896 PUBLIC LAW 102-341—AUG. 14,1992 RURAL HOUSING FOR DOMESTIC FARM LABOR For financial assistance to eligible nonprofit organizations for i housing for domestic farm labor, pursuant to section 516 of the Housing Act of 1949, as amended (42 U.S.C. 1486), $11,000,000, to remain available until expended. MUTUAL AND SELF-HELP HOUSING For grants and contracts pursuant to section 523(bXl)(A) of the Housing Act of 1949 (42 U.S.C. 1490c), $12,750,000, to remain available until expended (7 U.S.C. 2209b). >-'.. SUPERVISORY AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE GRANTS For grants pursu£int to sections 509(g)(6) and 525 of the Housing *- Act of 1949, $2,500,000, to remain available until expended. RURAL COMMUNITY FIRE PROTECTION GRANTS For grants pursuant to section 7 of the Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act of 1978 (Public Law 95-313), $3,500,000 to fund , up to 50 per centum of the cost of organizing, training, and equip- ping rural volunteer fire departments. COMPENSATION FOR CONSTRUCTION DEFECTS For compensation for construction defects as authorized by section w 509(c) of the Housing Act of 1949, as amended, $500,000, to remain available until expended. RURAL HOUSING PRESERVATION GRANTS For grants for rural housing preservation as authorized by section 552 of the Housing and Urban-Rural Recovery Act of 1983 (Public Law 98-181), $23,000,000. RURAL DEVELOPMENT GRANTS For grants authorized under section 3lOB(c) and 310B(j) (7 U.S.C. 1932) of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act to any qualified pubUc or private nonprofit organization, $20,750,000: ; Provided, That $500,000 shall be available for grants to qualified ' ^ nonprofit organizations to provide technical assistance and training for rural communities needing improved passenger transportation systems or facilities in order to promote economic development: Provided further, That $2,000,000 shall be available for grants to statewide private, nonprofit public television systems in predomi- nantly rural States to provide information and services on rural economics and agriculture: Provided further. That grants made to or to be made to these television systems during fiscal years 1990 through 1992 under the ConsoHdated Farm and Rural Devel- opment Act shall for all purposes be deemed to have been made pursuant to section 310B(j) of such Act: Provided further. That amounts made available under this heading in fiscal year 1992 shall be available in fiscal year 1993.
PUBLIC LAW 102-341—AUG. 14, 1992 106 STAT. 897 SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT GRANTS For grants for pollution abatement and control projects authorized under section 310B(b) (7 U.S.C. 1932) of the Consohdated Farm and Rural Development Act, $3,000,000: Provided, That such assist- ance shall include regional technical assistance for improvement of solid waste management. EMERGENCY COMMUNITY WATER ASSISTANCE GRANTS For emergency community water assistance grants as authorized under section 306B (7 U.S.C. 1926b) of the Consohdated Farm c and Rural Development Act, $10,000,000. OFFICE OF THE ADMINISTRATOR For necessary salaries and expenses of the Office of the Adminis- trator of the Farmers Home Administration, $600,000: Provided, That no other funds in this Act shall be available for this Office. SALARIES AND EXPENSES (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS) For necessary expenses of the Farmers Home Administration, not otherwise provided for, in administering the programs author- ized by the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act (7 U.S.C. 1921-2000), as amended; title V of the Housing Act of 1949, as amended (42 U.S.C. 1471-1490o); the Rural Rehabihtation Corporation Trust Liquidation Act, approved May 3, 1950 (40 U.S.C. 440-444), for administering the loan program authorized by title III-A of the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 (Public Law 8 8 - 452 approved August 20, 1964), as amended, and such other pro- grams which the Farmers Home Administration has the responsibil- ity for administering, $679,920,000; of which $23,802,000 is hereby appropriated, $404,746,000 shall be derived by transfer from the Rural Housing Insurance Fund Program Account in this Act and merged with this account, $215,712,000 shall be derived by transfer from the Agriculture Credit Insurance Fund Program Account in this Act and merged with this account, $35,539,000 shall be derived by transfer from the Rural Development Insurance Fund Program Account in this Act and merged with this account, $100,000 shall be derived by transfer from the Alcohol Fuels Credit (jruarantee Program Account in this Act and merged with this account, and ^ $21,000 shall be derived by transfer from the Self-Help Housing Land Development Fund Program Account in this Act and merged with this account: Provided, That not to exceed $500,000 of this appropriation may be used for employment under 5 U.S.C. 3109: Provided/ur^/ier. That not to exceed $4,242,000 of this appropriation shall be available for contracting with the National Rural Water Association or other equally qualified national organization for a circuit rider program to provide technical assistance for rural water systems: Provided further. That, in addition to any other authority ^ USC I98la that the Secretary may have to defer principal and interest and "°**' forego foreclosure, the Secretary may permit, at the request of the borrowers, the deferral of principal and interest on any outstanding loan made, insured, or held by the Secretary under this title, or under the provisions of any other law administered by the Farmers Home Administration, and may forego foreclosure
106 STAT. 898 PUBLIC LAW 102-341—AUG. 14,1992 of any such loan, for such period as the Secretary deems necessary upon a showing by the borrower that due to circumstances beyond the borrower's control, the borrower is temporarily unable to con- tinue making payments of such principal and interest when due ^ without unduly impairing the standard of living of the borrower: Provided further, That funds appropriated to the Farmers Home Administration shall be used to establish and maintain a Farmers Home Administration State office in Nevada. The Secretary may )ermit interest that accrues during the deferral period on any 1 oan deferred under this section to bear no interest during or after such period: Provided, That, if the security instrument secur- ing such loan is foreclosed, such interest as is included in the purchase price at such foreclosure shall become part of the principal and draw interest from the date of foreclosure at the rate prescribed bylaw. RURAL ELECTRIFICATION ADMINISTRATION To carry into effect the provisions of the Rural Electrification Act of 1936, as amended (7 U.S.C. 901-950(b)), as follows: RURAL ELECTRIFICATION AND TELEPHONE LOANS PROGRAM ACCOUNT Insured loans pursuant to the authority of section 305 of the Rural Electrification Act of 1936, as amended (7 U.S.C. 935), shall be made as follows: rural electrification loans, not less than $625,035,000 nor more than $933,075,000; and rural telephone loans, not less than $239,250,000 nor more than $311,025,000; to remain available until expended: Provided, That loans made ursuant to section 306 of that Act are in addition to these amounts Eut during fiscal year 1993 total commitments to guarantee loans pursuant to section 306 shall be not less than $933,075,000 nor more than $2,100,615,000 of contingent liability for total loan prin- cipal: Provided further, That as a condition of approval of insured electric loans during fiscal year 1993, borrowers snail obtain concur- rent supplemental financing in accordance with the applicable cri- teria and ratios in effect as of July 15, 1982: Provided further, That no funds appropriated in this Act may be used to implement any other criteria, ratio, or test to deny or reduce loans or loan advances. For the cost, as defined in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, including the cost of modifying loans, of direct and guaranteed loans authorized by the Rural Electrification Act of 1936, as amended (7 U.S.C. 935), as follows: cost of direct loans, $161,269,000; cost of loans guaranteed pursuant to section 306, $35,388,000. In addition, for administrative expenses necessary to carry out the direct and guaranteed loan programs, $29,163,000. RURAL TELEPHONE BANK PROGRAM ACCOUNT The Rural Telephone Bank is hereby authorized to make such expenditures, within the limits of fimds available to such corpora- tion in accord with law, and to make such contracts and commit- ments without regard to fiscal year limitations as provided by ^ section 104 of the Government Corporation Control Act, as amended, as may be necessary in carrying out its authorized pro- grams for the current fiscal year. During fiscal year 1993 and within the resources and authority available, gross obligations for
PUBLIC LAW 102-341—AUG. 14, 1992 106 STAT. 899 the principal amount of direct loans shall be not less than $177,045,000 nor more than $210,540,000. For the cost, as defined in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, including the cost of modifying loans, of direct loans authorized by the Rural Electrification Act of 1936, as amended (7 U.S.C. 935), $35,000. In addition, for administrative expenses necessary to carry out the loan programs, $8,632,000. DISTANCE LEARNING AND MEDICAL LINK PROGRAMS For necessary expenses to carry into effect the programs author- ized in sections 2331-2335 of PubHc Law 101-624, $5,000,000, to remain av£dlable until expended. RURAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT LOANS PROGRAM ACCOUNT For loans authorized under section 313 of the Rural Electrification Act, for the purpose of promoting rural economic development and job creation projects, $12,389,000. For the cost, as defined in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, of direct loans, $3,423,000. OFFICE OF THE ADMINISTRATOR For necessary salaries and expenses of the Office of the Adminis- trator of the Rural Electrification Administration, $243,000: Pro- vided, That no other funds in this Act shall be available for this Office. SALARIES AND EXPENSES (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS) For administrative expenses to carry out the provisions of the Rural Electrification Act of 1936, as amended (7 U.S.C. 901-950(b)), and to administer the loan and loan guarantee programs for Community Antenna Television facilities as authorized by the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act (7 U.S.C. 1921- 1995), and for which commitments were made prior to fiscal year 1993, including not to exceed $7,000 for financial and credit reports, funds for employment pursuant to the second sentence of section 706(a) of the Organic Act of 1944 (7 U.S.C. 2225), and not to exceed $103,000 for employment under 5 U.S.C. 3109, $37,795,000; of which $29,163,000 shall be derived by transfer from the Rural Electrification and Telephone Loans Program Account in this Act and $8,632,000 shall be derived by transfer from the Rural Tele- phone Bank Program Account in this Act: Provided, That none of the funds in this Act may be used to authorize the transfer of additional funds to this account from the Rural Telephone Bank: Provided further. That none of the salaries and expenses provided to the Rural Electrification Administration, and none of the respon- sibilities assigned by law to the Administrator of the Rural Elec- trification Administration may be reassigned or transferred to any other agency or office.
106 STAT. 900 PUBLIC LAW 102-341—AUG. 14, 1992 TITLE IV—DOMESTIC FOOD PROGRAMS OFFICE OF THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR FOOD AND CONSUMER SERVICES For necessary salaries and expenses of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Food and Consumer Services to administer the laws enacted by the Congress for the Food and Nutrition Service and the Human Nutrition Information Service, $542,000. FOOD AND NUTRITION SERVICE ^ : CHILD NUTRITION PROGRAMS (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS) For necessary expenses to carry out the National School Lunch Act (42 U.S.C. 1751-1769b), and the applicable provisions other than sections 3 and 17 of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (42 U.S.C. 1773-1785, and 1788-1789), $6,826,553,000, to remain avail- able through September 30, 1994; of which $2,536,098,000 is hereby appropriated and $4,290,455,000 shall be derived by transfer from funds available under section 32 of the Act of August 24, 1935 42 use 1776a. (7 U.S.C. 612c): Provided, That funds appropriated for the purpose of section 7 of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 shall be allocated among the States but the distribution of such funds to an individual State is contingent upon that State's agreement to participate in studies and surveys of programs authorized under the National School Lunch Act and the Child Nutrition Act of 1966, when such studies and surveys have been directed by the Congress and requested by the Secretary of Agriculture: Provided further, That 42 use 1776b. if the Secretary of Agriculture determines that a State's administra- tion of any program under the National School Lunch Act or the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (other than section 17), or the regula- tions issued pursuant to these Acts, is seriously deficient, and the State fails to correct the deficiency within a specified period of time, the Secretary may withhold from the State some or all of the funds allocated to the State under section 7 of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 and under section 13(k)(l) of the National School Lunch Act; upon a subsequent determination by the Sec- retary that the programs are operated in an acceptable manner some or all of the funds withheld may be allocated: Provided further, That only final reimbursement claims for service of meals, supple- ments, and milk submitted to State agencies by eligible schools, summer camps, institutions, and service institutions within sixty days following the month for which the reimbursement is claimed shall be eligible for reimbursement from funds appropriated under this Act. States may receive program funds appropriated under this Act for meals, supplements, and milk served during any month only if the final program operations report for such month is submit- ted to the Department within ninety days following that month. Exceptions to these claims or reports submission requirements may be made at the discretion of the Secretary: Provided further, That up to $3,780,000 shall be available for independent verification of school food service claims: Provided further, That $1,661,000 shall be available to provide financial and other assistance to oper- ate the Food Service Management Institute.
PUBLIC LAW 102-341—AUG. 14, 1992 106 STAT. 901 SPECIAL MILK PROGRAM For necessary expenses to carry out the special milk program, as authorized by section 3 of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (42 U.S.C. 1772), $14,898,000, to remain available through Septem- ber 30, 1994. Only final reimbursement claims for milk submitted to State agencies within sixty days following the month for which the reimbursement is claimed shall be eligible for reimbursement from funds appropriated under this Act. States may receive program funds appropriated under this Act only if the final program oper- ations report for such month is submitted to the Department within ninety days following that month. Exceptions to these claims or reports submission requirements may be made at the discretion of the Secretary. SPECIAL SUPPLEMENTAL FOOD PROGRAM FOR WOMEN, INFANTS, AND CHILDREN (WIC) For necessary expenses to carry out the special supplemental food program as authorized by section 17 of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (42 U.S.C. 1786), $2,860,000,000, to remain available through September 30, 1994, of which up to $3,000,000 may be used to carry out the farmer's market coupon demonstration project. COMMODITY SUPPLEMENTAL FOOD PROGRAM For necessary expenses to carry out the commodity supplemental food program as authorized by section 4(a) of the A ^ c u l t u r e and Consumer Protection Act of 1973 (7 U.S.C. 612c (note)), including not less than $8,000,000 for the projects in Detroit, New Orleans, and Des Moines, $94,500,000, to remain available through Septem- ber 30, 1994: Provided, That none of these funds shall be available to reimburse the Commodity Credit Corporation for commodities donated to the program. FOOD STAMP PROGRAM (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS) For necessary expenses to carry out the Food Stamp Act (7 U.S.C. 2011-2029), $28,115,357,000; of which $2,500,000,000 shall be available only to the extent an official budget request, for a specific dollar amount, is transmitted to the Congress: Provided, That funds provided herein shall remain available through Septem- ber 30, 1993, in accordance with section 18(a) of the Food Stamp Act: Provided further. That up to 5 per centum of the foregoing amount may be placed in reserve to be apportioned pursuant to section 3679 of the Revised Statutes, as amended, for use only in such amounts and at such times as may become necessary to carry out program operations: Provided further, That funds pro- vided herein shall be expended in accordance with section 16 of the Food Stamp Act: Provided further, That this appropriation shall be subject to any work registration or work fare requirements as may be required by law: Provided further. That $345,000,000 of the funds provided herein shall be available after the Secretary has employed the regulatory and administrative methods available to him under the law to curtail fraud, waste, and abuse in the program: Provided further. That $1,051,000,000 of the foregoing amount shall be available for Nutrition Assistance for Puerto Rico 69-194 O—93 31 : QL 3 (Pt. 1)
106 STAT. 902 PUBLIC LAW 102-341—AUG. 14, 1992 as authorized by 7 U.S.C. 2028, of which $10,825,000 shall be transferred to the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service for the Cattle Tick Eradication Project. FOOD DONATIONS PROGRAMS FOR SELECTED GROUPS For necessary expenses to carry out section 4(a) of the Agriculture and Consumer Protection Act of 1973 (7 U.S.C. 612c (note)), section 4(b) of the Food Stamp Act (7 U.S.C. 2013(b)), and section 311 of the Older Americans Act of 1965, as amended (42 U.S.C. 3030a), $224,513,000 to remain available through September 30, 1994. For necessary expenses to carry out section 110 of the Hunger Prevention Act of 1988, $32,000,000. THE EMERGENCY FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAM For necessary expenses to carry out the Emergency Food Assist- ance Act of 1983, as amended, $45,000,000: Provided, That, in accordance with section 202 of Public Law 98-92, these funds shall be available only if the Secretary determines the existence of excess commodities. For purchases of commodities to carry out the Emergency Food Assistance Act of 1983, as amended, $120,000,000. FOOD PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION For necessary administrative expenses of the domestic food pro- grams funded under this Act, $103,535,000; of which $5,000,000 shall be available only for simplifying procedures, reducing overhead costs, tightening regulations, improving food stamp coupon han- dling, and assistance in the prevention, identification, and prosecu- tion of fraud and other violations of law: Provided, That this appropriation shall be available for emplojnnent pursuant to the second sentence of section 706(a) of the Organic Act of 1944 (7 U.S.C. 2225), and not to exceed $150,000 shall be available for employment under 5 U.S.C. 3109. HUMAN NUTRITION INFORMATION SERVICE For necessary expenses to enable the Human Nutrition Informa- tion Service to perform applied research and demonstrations relat- ing to human nutrition and consumer use and economics of food utilization, £m.d nutrition monitoring, $10,788,000: Provided, That this appropriation shall be available for employment pursuant to the second sentence of section 706(a) of the Organic Act of 1944 (7 U.S.C. 2225). TITLE V—FOREIGN ASSISTANCE AND RELATED PROGRAMS FOREIGN AGRICULTURAL SERVICE For necessary expenses of the Foreign Agricultural Service, including carrying out title VI of the Agricultural Act of 1954, as amended (7 U.S.C. 1761-1768), market development activities abroad, and for enabling the Secretary to coordinate and integrate activities of the Department in connection with foreign agricultural work, inclutUng not to exceed $125,000 for representation allow- ances and for expenses pursuant to section 8 of the Act approved
PUBLIC LAW 102-341—AUG. 14, 1992 106 STAT. 903 August 3, 1956 (7 U.S.C. 1766), $110,023,000: Provided, That this appropriation shall be available to obtain statistics and related facts on foreign production and full and complete information on methods used by other countries to move farm commodities in world trade on a competitive basis. PUBLIC LAW 480 PROGRAM ACCOUNT (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS) For expenses during the current fiscal year, not otherwise recover- able, and unrecovered prior years' costs, including interest thereon, under the Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954, as amended (7 U.S.C. 1691, 1701-1715, 1721-1726, 1727- 1727f, 1731-1736g), as follows: (1) $509,996,000 for Public Law 480 title I credit, including Food for Progress credit; (2) $45,280,000 is hereby appropriated for ocean freight differential costs for the shipment of agricultural commodities pursuant to title I of said Act and the Food for Progress Act of 1985, as amended; (3) $810,000,000 is hereby appropriated for commodities supplied in connection with dispositions abroad pursuant to title II of said Act; and (4) $333,594,000 is hereby appropriated for commodities supplied in connection with dispositions abroad pursuant to title III of said Act: Provided, That not to exceed 10 per centum of the funds made available to carry out any title of said Act may be used to carry out any other title of said Act: Provided further, That such sums shall remain available until expended (7 U.S.C. 2209b). For the cost, as defined in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, of direct credit agreements as authorized by the Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954, as amended, and the Food for Progress Act of 1985, as amended, including the cost of modifying credit agreements under said Act, $342,003,000. In addition, for administrative expenses to carry out the Public Law 480 title I credit program, and the Food for Progress Act of 1985, as amended, to the extent funds appropriated for Public Law 480 are utilized, $2,503,000. DEBT RESTRUCTURING UNDER THE ENTERPRISE FOR THE AMERICAS For the cost, as defined in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, of modifying direct credit agreements as author- ized by title VI of the Agricultural Trade Development and Assist- ance Act of 1954, as amended, $40,000,000. SHORT-TERM EXPORT CREDIT The Commodity Credit Corporation shall make available not less than $5,000,000,000 in credit guarantees under its export credit guarantee program for short-term credit extended to finance the export sales of United States agricultural commodities and the products thereof, as authorized by section 211(b)(1) of the Agricul- tural Trade Act of 1978 (7 U.S.C. 5641). INTERMEDIATE EXPORT CREDIT The Commodity Credit Corporation shall make available not less than $500,000,000 in credit guarantees under its export guarantee
106 STAT. 904 PUBLIC LAW 102-341—AUG. 14, 1992 program for intermediate-term credit extended to finance the export sales of United States agricultural commodities and the products thereof, as authorized by section 211(b)(2) of the Agricultural Trade Act of 1978 (7 U.S.C. 5641). EMERGING DEMOCRACIES EXPORT CREDIT The Commodity Credit Corporation shall make available not less than $200,000,000 in credit guarantees under its export guargintee program for credit expended to finance the export sales of United States agricultural commodities and the products thereof to emerg- ing democracies, as authorized by section 1542 of Public Law 1 0 1 - 624 (7 U.S.C. 5622 note). COMMODITY CREDIT CORPORATION EXPORT LOANS PROGRAM ACCOUNT (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS) For administrative expenses to carry out CCC's Export Guarantee Program, GSM 102 and GSM 103, $3,320,000; of which not to exceed $2,731,000 may be transferred to and merged with the appropriation for the salaries and expenses of the General Sales Manager, and of which not to exceed $589,000 may be transferred to and merged with the appropriation for the salaries and expenses of the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service, to cover the common overhead expenses associated with implementing the Federal Credit Reform Act of 1990. OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS) For necessary expenses of the Office of International Cooperation and Development to coordinate, plan, and direct activities involving international development, technical assistance and training, and international scientific and technical cooperation in the Department of Agriculture, including those authorized by the Food and Agri- culture Act of 1977 (7 U.S.C. 3291), $7,247,000: Provided, That not to exceed $3,000 of this amount shall be available for official reception and representation expenses as authorized by 7 U.S.C. 1766: Provided further, That in addition, funds available to the Department of Agriculture shall be available to assist an inter- national organization in meeting the costs, including salaries, fringe benefits and other associated costs, related to the employment by the organization of Federal personnel that may transfer to the orgEinization under the provisions of 5 U.S.C. 3581-3584, or of other well-qualified United States citizens, for the performance of activities that contribute to increased understanding of inter- national agricultural issues, with transfer of funds for this purpose from one appropriation to another or to a single account authorized, such funds remaining available until expended: Provided further, That the Office may utilize advances of funds, or reimburse this appropriation for expenditures made on behalf of Federal agencies, public and private organizations and institutions under agreements executed pursuant to the agricultural food production assistance programs (7 U.S.C. 1736) and the foreign assistance programs of the International Development Cooperation Administration (22 U.S.C. 2392).
PUBLIC LAW 102-341—AUG. 14, 1992 106 STAT. 905 SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITIES OVERSEAS (FOREIGN CURRENCY PROGRAM) LIMITATION ON EXPENSES For payments in foreign currencies owed to or owned by the United States for research activities authorized by section 104(c)(7) of the Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954, as amended (7 U.S.C. 1704(c)(7)), not to exceed $1,062,000: Pro- vided, That not to exceed $25,000 of these funds shall be available for payments in foreign currencies for expenses of employment pursuant to the second sentence of section 706(a) of the Organic Act of 1944 (7 U.S.C. 2225), as amended by 5 U.S.C. 3109. TITLE VI—RELATED AGENCIES AND FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION DEPAETMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION SALARIES AND EXPENSES For necessary expenses of the Food and Drug Administration, including hire of passenger motor vehicles; for rental of special purpose space in the District of Columbia or elsewhere; and for miscellaneous and emergency expenses of enforcement activities, authorized and approved by the Secretary and to be accounted for solely on the Secretary's certificate, not to exceed $25,000; $746,035,000: Provided, That none of these funds shall be used to develop, establish, or operate any program of user fees authorized by 31 U.S.C. 9701: Provided further. That $1,900,000 of the funds made available to the Food and Drug Administration shall be available to fund a clinical pharmacology pilot program. BUILDINGS AND FACILITIES For plans, construction, repair, improvement, extension, alter- ation, and purchase of fixed equipment or facilities of or used by the Food and Drug Administration, where not otherwise pro- vided, $8,350,000, to remain available until expended (7 U.S.C. 2209b): Provided, That the Food and Drug Administration may accept donated land in Montgomery and/or Prince George's Coun- ties, Maryland. RENTAL PAYMENTS ( F D A ) (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS) For payment of space rental and related costs pursuant to Public Law 92-313 for programs and activities of the Food and Drug Administration which are included in this Act, $25,612,000: Pro- vided, That in the event the Food and Drug Administration should require modification of space needs, a share of the salaries and expenses appropriation may be transferred to this appropriation, or a share of this appropriation may be transferred to the salaries and expenses appropriation, but such transfers shall not exceed 10 per centum of the funds made available for rental payments (FDA) to or from this account.
106 STAT. 906 PUBLIC LAW 102-341—AUG. 14, 1992 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT SERVICE PAYMENTS TO THE FARM CREDIT SYSTEM FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE CORPORATION For necessary payments to the Farm Credit System Financial Assistance Corporation by the Secretary of the Treasury, as author- ized by section 6.28(c) of the Farm Credit Act of 1971, as amended, for reimbursement of interest expenses incurred by the Financial Assistance Corporation on obligations issued through 1993, as authorized, $84,614,000: Provided, That not to exceed $809,000 of the assistance fund shall be available for administrative expenses of the Farm Credit System Assistance Board: Provided further. 12 u s e 2278a-3 That officers and employees of the Farm Credit System Assistance note. Board shall be hired, promoted, compensated, and discharged in accordance with title 5, United States Code. INDEPENDENT AGENCIES COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of the Commod- ity Exchange Act, as amended (7 U.S.C. 1 et seq.), including the purchase and hire of passenger motor vehicles; the rental of space (to include multiple year leases) in the District of Columbia and elsewhere; and not to exceed $25,000 for employment under 5 U.S.C. 3109; $47,300,000, including not to exceed $700 for official reception and representation expenses. FARM CREDIT ADMINISTRATION LIMITATION ON ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSES Not to exceed $39,908,000 (from assessments collected from farm credit institutions and from the Federal Agricultural Mortgage Cor- poration) shall be obligated during the current fiscal year for administrative expenses as authorized under 12 U.S.C. 2249, includ- ing not to exceed the following amounts: official reception and representation expenses, $1,500; Office of Secondary Market Over- sight, $300,000; Office of the General Counsel, $2,000,000; and Office of Congressional and Public Affairs, $500,000. TITLE VII—GENERAL PROVISIONS SEC. 701. Within the unit limit of cost fixed by law, appropriations and authorizations made for the Department of Agriculture for the fiscal year 1993 under this Act shall be available for the purchase, in addition to those specifically provided for, of not to exceed 659 passenger motor vehicles, of which 654 shall be for replacement only, and for the hire of such vehicles. SEC. 702. Funds in this Act available to the Department of Agriculture shall be available for uniforms or allowances therefor as authorized by law (5 U.S.C. 5901-5902). 7 u s e 1623a. SEC. 703. Not less than $1,500,000 of the appropriations of the Department of Agriculture in this Act for research and service work authorized by the Acts of August 14, 1946, and July 28,
PUBLIC LAW 102-341—AUG. 14, 1992 106 STAT. 907 1954, and (7 U.S.C. 427, 1621-1629), and by chapter 63 of title 31, United States Code, shall be available for contracting in accord- ance with said Acts and chapter. SEC. 704. No part of the funds contained in this Act may be used to make production or other payments to a person, persons, or corporations upon a final finding by court of competent jurisdic- tion that such party is guilty of growing, cultivating, harvesting, processing or storing marijuana, or other such prohibited drug- producing plants on any part of lands owned or controlled by such persons or corporations. SEC. 705. The cumulative total of transfers to the Working Capital Fund for the purpose of accumulating growth capital for data serv- ices and National Finance Center operations shall not exceed $2,000,000: Provided, That no funds in this Act appropriated to an agency of the Department shall be transferred to the Working Capital Fund without the approval of the agency administrator. SEC. 706. New obligational authority provided for the following 7 use 2209b. appropriation items in this Act shall remain available until expended (7 U.S.C. 2209b): Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, the contingency fund to meet emergency conditions, Integrated Systems Acquisition Project, and the reserve fund for the Grasshopper and Mormon Cricket Control Programs; Agricul- tural Stabilization and Conservation Service, salaries and expenses funds made available to county committees; Office of International Cooperation and Development, Middle-Income Country Training Program; higher education graduate fellowships grants under sec- tion 1417(b)(6) of the National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977, as amended (7 U.S.C. 3152(b)(6)); and capacity building grants to colleges eligible to receive funds under the Act of August 30, 1890, including Tuskegee University. New obligational authority for the Boll Weevil Program and up to 10 per centum of the Screwworm Program of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service shall remain available until expended. SEC. 707. No part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall remain available for obligation beyond the current fiscal year unless expressly so provided herein. SEC. 708. Not to exceed $50,000 of the appropriations available to the Department of Agriculture in this Act shall be available to provide appropriate orientation and language training pursuant to Pubhc Law 94-449. SEC. 709. Funds provided by this Act for personnel compensation and benefits shall be available for obligation for that purpose only. SEC. 710. No part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall be expended by any executive agency, as referred to in the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act (41 U.S.C. 401 et seq.), pursuant to any obligation for services by contract, unless such executive agency has awarded and entered into such contract as provided by law. SEC. 711. None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act shall be available to implement, administer, or enforce any regulation which has been disapproved pursuant to a resolution of disapproval duly adopted in accordance with the applicable law of the United States. SEC. 712. No funds appropriated by this Act may be used to pay negotiated indirect cost rates on cooperative agreements or similar arrangements between the United States Department of
106 STAT. 908 PUBLIC LAW 102-341—AUG. 14, 1992 Agriculture and nonprofit institutions in excess of 10 per centum of the total direct cost of the agreement when the purpose of such cooperative arrangements is to carry out programs of mutual interest between the two parties. This does not preclude appropriate payment of indirect costs on grants and contracts with such institu- tions when such indirect costs are computed on a similar basis for all agencies for which appropriations are provided in this Act. SEC. 713. None of the funds in this Act shall be used to carry out any activity related to phasing out the Resource Conservation and Development Program. SEC. 714. None of the funds in this Act shall be used to prevent or interfere with the right and obligation of the Commodity Credit Corporation to sell surplus agricultural commodities in world trade at competitive prices as authorized by law. 7 use 612c SEC. 715. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, ^°^ commodities acquired by the Department in connection with Commodity Credit Corporation and section 32 price support oper- ations may be used, as authorized by law (15 U.S.C. 714c and 7 U.S.C. 612c), to provide commodities to individuals in cases of hardship as determined by the Secretary of Agriculture. SEC. 716. None of the funds in this Act shall be available to reimburse the General Services Administration for payment of space rental and related costs in excess of the amounts specified in this Act; nor shall this or any other provision of law require a reduction in the level of rental space or services below that of fiscal year 1992 or prohibit an expansion of rental space or services with the use of funds otherwise appropriated in this Act. Further, no agency of the Department of Agriculture, from funds otherwise available, shall reimburse the General Services Administration for payment of space rental and related costs provided to such agency at a percentage rate which is greater than is available in the case of funds appropriated in this Act. SEC. 717. In fiscal year 1993, the Secretary of Agriculture shall initiate construction on not less than twenty new projects under the Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act (Public Law 566) and not less than five new projects under the Flood Control Act (PubHc Law 534). SEC. 718. None of the funds provided in this Act may be used to reduce programs by establishing an end-of-year employment ceil- ing on full-time equivalent staff years below the level set herein for the following agencies: Food and Drug Administration, 8,924; Farmers Home Administration, 12,225; Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service, 2,550; Rural Electrification Administra- tion, 550; and Soil Conservation Service, 14,177. SEC. 719. Funds appropriated by this Act shall be applied only to the objects for which appropriations were made except as other- wise provided by law, as required by 31 U.S.C. 1301. SEC. 720. None of the funds in this Act shall be available to restrict the authority of the Commodity Credit Corporation to lease space for its own use or to lease space on behalf of other agencies of the Department of Agriculture when such space will be jointly occupied. SEC. 721. None of the funds provided in this Act may be expended to release information acquired from any handler under the Agricul- tural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937, as amended: Provided, That this provision shall not prohibit the release of information to other Federal agencies for enforcement purposes: Provided fur-
PUBLIC LAW 102-341—AUG. 14, 1992 106 STAT. 909 ther, That this provision shall not prohibit the release of aggregate statistical data used in formulating regulations pursuant to the Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937, as amended: Pro- vided further, That this provision shall not prohibit the release of information submitted by milk handlers. SEC. 722. Unless otherwise provided in this Act, none of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available in this Act may be used by the Farmers Home Administration to employ or other- wise contract with private debt collection agencies to collect delin- quent payments from Farmers Home Administration borrowers. SEC. 723. None of the funds in this Act, or otherwise made available by this Act, shall be used to sell loans made by the Agricultural Credit Insurance Fund. Further, Rural Development Insurance Fund loans offered for sale in fiscal year 1993 shall be first offered to the borrowers for prepayment. SEC. 724. None of the funds in this Act may be used to establish any new office, organization, or center for which funds have not been provided in advance in Appropriations Acts, except the Depart- ment may carry out planning activities. SEC. 725. None of the funds in this Act, or otherwise made available by this Act, shall be used to regulate the order or sequence of advances of funds to a borrower under any combination of approved telephone loans from the Rural Electrification Administra- tion, the Rural Telephone Bank or the Federal Financing Bank. SEC. 726. None of the funds in this Act shall be available to pay indirect costs on research grants awarded competitively by the Cooperative State Research Service that exceed 14 per centum of total Federal funds provided under each award. SEC. 727. None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act shall be used to pay the salaries of personnel who carry out a Market Promotion Program pursuant to section 203 (7 U.S.C. 5623) of the Agricultural Trade Act of 1978 with respect to tobacco subsidies or if the aggregate amount of funds and/or commodities under such program exceeds $147,734,000. SEC. 728. None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act shall be used to enroll additional acres in the Wetlands Reserve Program, as authorized by 16 U.S.C. 3837, beyond those acres enrolled as a result of the sign-ups conducted in 1992. SEC. 729. None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act shall be used to enroll additional acres in the Conservation Reserve Program, as authorized by 16 U.S.C. 3831-3845, beyond those acres enrolled as a result of the sign- ups conducted in 1992. SEC. 730. For loan guarantees authorized under sections 1465- 7 USC 4201 1469 of Public Law 101-624 for the Agricultural Resource Conserva- ^°^- tion Demonstration Program, $10,000,000. For the cost, as defined in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, $3,644,000: Provided, That, hereafter, no other funds are available in this or any other Act to carry out this program, other than those pro- vided for in advance in Appropriations Acts, except for the cost of administering the program: Provided further, That such limita- tion shall not apply with respect to the duties and obligations of the Secretary regarding any loan or note guarantees, interest assistance agreements, or other understandings entered into during fiscal year 1992, and the personnel of the Department shall carry out the duties and obligations of the Secretary, and any other
106 STAT. 910 PUBLIC LAW 102-341—AUG. 14, 1992 requirements imposed on the Secretary regarding such Agricultural Resource Conservation Demonstration Loan Program with respect to the loan made and guaranteed in 1992. SEC. 731. None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act shall be used to pay the salaries of personnel who carry out a program within the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service for the purchase of computer hardware and software and other costs in support of long-range Information Resources Management objectives in Automated Data Processing if the aggregate amount of funds trsuisferred by the Commodity Credit Corporation to the Agricultural Stabilization and Conserva- tion Service for such purchases exceeds $52,400,000. SEC. 732. Such sums as may be necessary for fiscal year 1993 pay raises for programs funded by this Act shall be absorbed within the levels appropriated in this Act. This Act may be cited as the "Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropria- tions Act, 1993". Approved August 14, 1992. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.R. 5487: HOUSE REPORTS: Nos. 102-617 (Comm. on Appropriations) and 102-815 (Comm. of Conference). SENATE REPORTS: No. 102-334 (Comm. on Appropriations). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 138 (1992): June 30, considered and passed House. July 28, considered and passed Senate, amended. Aug. 11, House agreed to conference report; receded and concurred in certain Senate amendments, in others with amendments. Senate agreed to conference report; concurred in House amendments.