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Text of the Full Employment Act for Fiscal Year 1994

This bill was introduced on October 13, 1993, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Oct 13, 1993 (Introduced).

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HR 3267 IH

103d CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3267

To make supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 1994 to provide for a full employment economy, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

October 13, 1993

Mr. BLACKWELL introduced the following bill; which was referred jointly to the Committees on Appropriations and Education and Labor


A BILL

To make supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 1994 to provide for a full employment economy, and for other purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ‘Full Employment Act for Fiscal Year 1994’.

TITLE I--SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS FOR FULL EMPLOYMENT ECONOMY

    The following sums are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to provide supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 1994:

CHAPTER I--DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, RURAL DEVELOPMENT, FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, AND RELATED AGENCIES

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Soil Conservation Service

WATERSHED AND FLOOD PREVENTION OPERATIONS

    For an additional amount for ‘Watershed and flood prevention operations’, $43,600,000 for the costs of emergency watershed protection operations and for small watershed operations.

Rural Development Administration

RURAL WATER AND WASTE DISPOSAL GRANTS

    For an additional amount for ‘Rural water and waste disposal grants’, $246,800,000.

Food and Nutrition Service

SPECIAL SUPPLEMENTAL FOOD PROGRAM FOR WOMEN, INFANTS, AND CHILDREN (WIC)

    For an additional amount for the special supplemental food program, $75,000,000.

CHAPTER II--DEPARTMENTS OF COMMERCE, JUSTICE, AND STATE, THE JUDICIARY, AND RELATED AGENCIES

RELATED AGENCIES

Small Business Administration

BUSINESS LOANS PROGRAM ACCOUNT

    For an additional amount for ‘Business loans program account’ for the cost of guaranteed loans authorized by section 7(a) of the Small Business Act, $140,900,000.

CHAPTER III--DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR AND RELATED AGENCIES

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

OPERATION OF THE NATIONAL PARK SYSTEM

    For an additional amount for ‘Operation of the national park system’, $146,500,000.

CONSTRUCTION

    For an additional amount for ‘Construction’, $83,600,000.

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Forest Service

NATIONAL FOREST SYSTEM

    For an additional amount for ‘National forest system’, to be used for maintenance, repairs, rehabilitation, and natural resource conservation activities, $150,000,000.

CONSTRUCTION

    For an additional amount for ‘Construction’, to be used for recreation facility and trail construction, $37,800,000.

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

ENERGY CONSERVATION

    For enhanced ‘Energy conservation’ activities, $100,800,000.

CHAPTER IV--DEPARTMENTS OF LABOR, HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, EDUCATION, AND RELATED AGENCIES

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration

TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT SERVICES

    For an additional amount for ‘Training and Employment Services’, $1,000,000,000, to carry out the Job Training Partnership Act.

COMMUNITY SERVICE EMPLOYMENT FOR OLDER AMERICANS

    For an additional amount for ‘Community service employment for older Americans’, $19,100,000.

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration

HEALTH RESOURCES AND SERVICES

    For an additional amount to carry out title XXVI of the Public Health Service Act, $170,000,000.

Assistant Secretary for Health

OFFICE OF THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR HEALTH

    For an additional amount for the ‘Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health’ for carrying out childhood immunization activities under title III and subtitle 1 of title XXI of the Public Health Service Act, $300,000,000.

Administration for Children and Families

CHILDREN AND FAMILIES SERVICES PROGRAMS

    For an additional amount for carrying out the Head Start Act, $500,000,000.

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

COMPENSATORY EDUCATION FOR THE DISADVANTAGED

    For an additional amount for concentration grants under section 1006 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, $500,000,000.

STUDENT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

    For an additional amount for ‘Student financial assistance’ for payment of awards made under subpart 1 of part A of title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, $1,521,700,000.

CHAPTER V--DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND RELATED AGENCIES

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

Grants-in-Aid for Airports

(LIQUIDATION OF CONTRACT AUTHORIZATION)

(AIRPORT AND AIRWAY TRUST FUND)

    For liquidation of obligations incurred for grants-in-aid for airport planning and development under section 14 of Public Law 91-258, as amended, and under other law authorizing such obligations, and obligations for noise compatibility planning and programs, $500,000,000, to be derived from the Airport and Airway Trust Fund.

FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION

Federal-Aid Highways

(HIGHWAY TRUST FUND)

    For Federal-aid highways and highway safety construction programs, $2,976,000,000, to be derived from the Highway Trust Fund.

FEDERAL RAILROAD ADMINISTRATION

Grants to the National Railroad Passenger Corporation

    For an additional amount for ‘Grants to the National Railroad Passenger Corporation’, for capital improvements grants, $187,800,000.

FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION

Formula Grants

    For an additional amount for ‘Formula grants’ for capital grants, $466,500,000.

CHAPTER VI--TREASURY, POSTAL SERVICE, AND GENERAL GOVERNMENT

DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service

INFORMATION SYSTEMS

    For an additional amount for ‘Information systems’, $148,400,000, to fund procurement of computer and telecommunications equipment and services.

CHAPTER VII--DEPARTMENTS OF VETERANS AFFAIRS AND HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT, AND INDEPENDENT AGENCIES

DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

Homeless Assistance

TRANSITIONAL AND SUPPORTIVE HOUSING DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM

    For an additional amount for ‘Transitional and supportive housing demonstration program’, $423,000,000.

Community Planning and Development

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT GRANTS

    For an additional amount for ‘Community development grants’, $2,536,000,000.

INDEPENDENT AGENCIES

Environmental Protection Agency

STATE REVOLVING FUNDS/CONSTRUCTION GRANTS

    For an additional amount for ‘State revolving funds/construction grants’, to make grants under title VI of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, as amended, $845,300,000.

TITLE II--WORK HOURS

SEC. 201. OVERTIME COMPENSATION LIMIT.

    (a) ACT- The Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (29 U.S.C. 201 et seq.) is amended by striking out ‘one and one-half times’ each place it occurs and inserting ‘two times’ and by striking out ‘forty hours’ each place it occurs and inserting ‘thirty hours’.

    (b) SECTIONS-

      (1) SECTION 7- Section 7 of such Act (29 U.S.C. 207) is amended--

        (A) in subsection (b)(1), by striking ‘one thousand and forty’ and inserting ‘seven hundred and eighty’,

        (B) in subsection (b)(2), by striking ‘two thousand and forty’ and inserting ‘one thousand five hundred and sixty’, by striking ‘one thousand eight hundred and forty hours’ and inserting ‘one thousand three hundred and eighty’, and by striking ‘two thousand and eighty’ and inserting ‘one thousand five hundred and sixty’,

        (C) in subsection (b), by striking ‘twelve’ and inserting ‘six’ and by striking ‘fifty-six’ and inserting ‘forty-five’, and

        (D) in subsection (e)(5), by striking ‘eight’ and inserting ‘six’.

      (2) SECTION 13- Section 13(b)(29) (29 U.S.C. 213(b)(29)) is amended by striking out ‘fifty-six hours’ and inserting ‘forty-five hours’.

SEC. 202. EFFECTIVE DATE.

    The amendments made by section 201 shall take effect upon the expiration of 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act.

TITLE III--WAGES

SEC. 301. MINIMUM WAGE.

    Section 6(a)(1) of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (29 U.S.C. 206(a)(1)) is amended to read as follows:

      ‘(1) except as otherwise provided in this section, not less than $7.00 an hour;’.

SEC. 302. EFFECTIVE DATE.

    The amendment made by section 301 shall take effect upon the expiration of 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act.

TITLE IV--TAX INCENTIVES FOR FULL EMPLOYMENT

SEC. 401. SENSE OF CONGRESS.

    It is the sense of the Congress that appropriate tax incentives should be provided to businesses that hire new employees, create new jobs, provide ongoing education and training for their employees, provide child care arrangements for their employees, establish health care plans for their employees, and undertake research and development.

TITLE V--ENTITLEMENT PROGRAMS

SEC. 501. SENSE OF CONGRESS.

    It is the sense of the Congress that individuals who receive assistance under any Federal entitlement program should seek to obtain employment providing livable wages and, where appropriate, affordable child care arrangements.