< Back to H.R. 3511 (103rd Congress, 1993–1994)

Text of the Fiscal Year 1994 Rescission Act

This bill was introduced on November 16, 1993, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Nov 16, 1993 (Reported by House Committee).

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Union Calendar No. 203

103d CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3511

[Report No. 103-368]

Rescinding certain budget authority, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

November 16, 1993

Mr. NATCHER introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Appropriations

November 16, 1993

Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed


A BILL

Rescinding certain budget authority, and for other purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following rescissions of budget authority are made, namely:

CHAPTER I

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

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Agricultural Research Service

(RESCISSION AND TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

    Of the funds made available under this heading in Public Law 103-111 and subsequently transferred to the Human Nutrition Information Service pursuant to Secretary’s Memorandum No. 1020-39, dated September 30, 1993, $1,000,000 are rescinded and the remaining funds are transferred to the Agricultural Research Service: Provided, That funds appropriated by Public Law 103-111 for the functions of the former Human Nutrition Information Service shall be made available only to the Agricultural Research Service.

Cooperative State Research Service

(RESCISSION)

    Of the funds made available under this heading in Public Law 103-111, $14,279,000 are rescinded, including $4,375,000 for contracts and grants for agricultural research under the Act of August 4, 1965, as amended; $7,000,000 for competitive research grants; and $2,904,000 for necessary expenses of the Cooperative State Research Service.

BUILDINGS AND FACILITIES

(RESCISSION)

    Of the funds made available under this heading in Public Law 103-111, $2,897,000 are rescinded.

Agricultural Marketing Service

MARKETING SERVICES

(RESCISSION AND TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

    Of the funds made available under this heading in Public Law 103-111 and subsequently transferred to the Agricultural Cooperative Service pursuant to Secretary’s Memorandum No. 1020-39, dated September 30, 1993, $100,000 are rescinded and the remaining funds are transferred to the Rural Development Administration.

PAYMENTS TO STATES AND POSSESSIONS

(TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

    Of the funds made available under this heading in Public Law 103-111 and subsequently transferred to the Agricultural Cooperative Service pursuant to Secretary’s Memorandum No. 1020-39, dated September 30, 1993, $435,000 are transferred to the Rural Development Administration.

Farmers Home Administration

RURAL HOUSING INSURANCE FUND PROGRAM ACCOUNT

(RESCISSION)

    Of the funds made available under this heading in Public Law 103-111 for the cost of direct section 502 loans, $35,000,000 are rescinded.

RURAL DEVELOPMENT LOAN FUND PROGRAM ACCOUNT

(RESCISSION)

    Of the funds made available under this heading in Public Law 103-111 for the cost of direct loans, $20,000,000 are rescinded.

RURAL WATER AND WASTE DISPOSAL GRANTS

(RESCISSION)

    Of the funds made available under this heading in Public Law 103-111, $25,000,000 are rescinded.

SALARIES AND EXPENSES

(RESCISSION)

    Of the funds made available under this heading in Public Law 103-111, $12,167,000 are rescinded.

Food and Nutrition Service

COMMODITY SUPPLEMENTAL FOOD PROGRAM

(RESCISSION)

    Of the funds made available under this heading in Public Law 102-341, $12,600,000 are rescinded.

FOOD DONATIONS PROGRAMS FOR SELECTED GROUPS

(RESCISSION)

    Of the funds made available under this heading in Public Law 102-341, $6,000,000 are rescinded.

Public Law 480 Program Account

(RESCISSION)

    Of the funds made available under this heading in Public Law 103-111 for commodities supplied in connection with title III, $20,000,000 are rescinded.

CHAPTER II

DEPARTMENTS OF COMMERCE, JUSTICE, AND STATE, THE JUDICIARY, AND RELATED AGENCIES

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Economic Development Administration

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT REVOLVING FUND

(RESCISSION)

    Of the unobligated balances in the Economic Development Revolving Fund, $29,000,000 are rescinded.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

CONSTRUCTION

(RESCISSION)

    Of the amounts made available under this heading in Public Law 103-121, $3,000,000 are rescinded.

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Administrative Provision

    For fiscal year 1994 only, the Director of the Bureau of Justice Assistance, upon good cause shown, may waive the provisions of section 504(f) of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 for projects located in communities covered under a Presidentially declared disaster pursuant to the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act.

DEPARTMENT OF STATE

Administration of Foreign Affairs

BUYING POWER MAINTENANCE

(RESCISSION)

    Of the balances in the Buying Power Maintenance account, $8,800,000 are rescinded.

NEW DIPLOMATIC POSTS

(RESCISSION)

    Of the funds made available for the United States Information Agency under this heading in Public Law 102-395, $1,000,000 are rescinded.

Administrative Provision

    Subject to enactment of legislation authorizing the Secretary of State to charge a fee or surcharge for processing machine readable non-immigrant visas and machine readable combined border crossing identification cards and non-immigrant visas, the Secretary of State may collect not to exceed $20,000,000 in additional fees or surcharges during fiscal year 1994 pursuant to such authority: Provided, That such additional fees shall be deposited as an offsetting collection to the Department of State, Administration of Foreign Affairs, ‘Diplomatic and Consular Programs’ appropriation account and such fees shall remain available until expended: Provided further, That such collections shall be available only to modernize, automate, and enhance consular services and counterterrorism activities of the Department of State, to include the development and installation of automated visa and namecheck information systems, secure travel documents, worldwide telecommunications systems, and management systems to permit sharing of critical information regarding visa applicants and help secure America’s borders.

THE JUDICIARY

Courts of Appeals, District Courts, and Other Judicial Services

DEFENDER SERVICES

(RESCISSION)

    Of the funds made available under this heading in Public Law 103-121, $3,000,000 are rescinded.

RELATED AGENCIES

Board for International Broadcasting

ISRAEL RELAY STATION

(RESCISSION)

    Of the funds made available under this heading, $1,700,000 are rescinded.

United States Information Agency

SALARIES AND EXPENSES

(INCLUDING RESCISSION)

    Of the funds made available under this heading in Public Law 103-121, $1,177,000 are rescinded.

    Notwithstanding the provisions of this or any other Act, not to exceed $2,000,000 of the funds made available under this heading in Public Law 103-121 may be used to carry out projects involving security construction and related improvements for Agency facilities not physically located together with Department of State facilities abroad: Provided, That such funds may remain available until expended.

EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL EXCHANGE PROGRAMS

(RESCISSION)

    Of the funds made available under this heading in Public Law 103-121, $850,000 are rescinded.

RADIO CONSTRUCTION

(RESCISSION)

    Of the funds made available under this heading in Public Law 103-121, $2,000,000 are rescinded.

CHAPTER III

ENERGY AND WATER DEVELOPMENT

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE--CIVIL

DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY

Corps of Engineers--Civil

GENERAL INVESTIGATIONS

(RESCISSION)

    Of the amounts made available under this heading in Public Law 102-377 and prior years’ Energy and Water Development Appropriations Acts, $24,970,000 are rescinded.

CONSTRUCTION, GENERAL

(RESCISSION)

    Of the amounts made available under this heading in Public Law 102-377 and prior years’ Energy and Water Development Appropriations Acts, $97,319,000 are rescinded.

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Reclamation

CONSTRUCTION PROGRAM

(RESCISSION)

    Of the amounts made available under this heading in Public Law 102-377 and prior years’ Energy and Water Development Appropriations Acts, $16,000,000 are rescinded.

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Energy Supply, Research and Development Activities

(RESCISSION)

    Of the funds made available under this heading in Public Law 103-126, $97,300,000 are rescinded: Provided, That the reduction shall be taken as a general reduction, applied to each program equally, so as not to eliminate or disproportionately reduce any program, project, or activity in the Energy Supply, Research and Development Activities account as included in the reports accompanying Public Law 103-126.

Uranium Supply and Enrichment Activities

(RESCISSION)

    Of the amounts made available under this heading in Public Law 102-377 and prior years’ Energy and Water Development Appropriations Acts, $42,000,000 are rescinded.

CHAPTER IV

FOREIGN OPERATIONS, EXPORT FINANCING, AND RELATED AGENCIES

MULTILATERAL ECONOMIC ASSISTANCE

FUNDS APPROPRIATED TO THE PRESIDENT

International Financial Institutions

INTERNATIONAL BANK FOR RECONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT

(RESCISSION)

    Of the unexpended or unobligated balances made available for payment to the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development for the United States share of the paid-in share portion of the increases in capital stock for the General Capital Increase, $27,910,500 is rescinded.

LIMITATION ON CALLABLE CAPITAL SUBSCRIPTIONS

    Notwithstanding Public Law 103-87, the United States Governor of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development may subscribe without fiscal year limitation to the callable capital portion of the United States share of the increases in capital stock in an amount not to exceed $902,439,500.

CONTRIBUTION TO THE INTER-AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK

(RESCISSION)

    Of the unexpended or unobligated balances made available for payment to the Inter-American Development Bank by the Secretary of the Treasury, for the paid-in share portion of the United States share of the increase in capital stock $16,063,134 is rescinded.

LIMITATION ON CALLABLE CAPITAL SUBSCRIPTIONS

    Notwithstanding Public Law 103-87, the United States Governor of the Inter-American Development Bank may subscribe without fiscal year limitation to the callable capital portion of the United States share of the increases in capital stock in an amount not to exceed $1,563,875,725.

CONTRIBUTION TO THE ASIAN DEVELOPMENT BANK

(RESCISSION)

    Of the unexpended or unobligated balances made available for payment to the Asian Development Bank by the Secretary of the Treasury, for the paid-in share portion of the United States share of the increase in capital stock $13,026,366 is rescinded.

LIMITATION ON CALLABLE CAPITAL SUBSCRIPTIONS

    Notwithstanding Public Law 103-87, the United States Governor of the Asian Development Bank may not subscribe in fiscal year 1994 to the callable capital portion of the United States share of any increases in capital stock.

BILATERAL ECONOMIC ASSISTANCE

FUNDS APPROPRIATED TO THE PRESIDENT

Agency for International Development

DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE

(RESCISSION)

    Of the unexpended or unobligated balances (including earmarked funds) made available for fiscal years 1987 through 1993 to carry out the provisions of sections 103 through 106 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, $160,000,000 is rescinded: Provided, That funds rescinded under this paragraph are to be derived from the following countries in the following amounts: Guatemala, $8,000,000; Honduras, $5,000,000; India, $10,000,000; Indonesia, $15,000,000; Morocco, $10,000,000; Pakistan, $15,000,000; Peru, $5,000,000; Philippines, $10,000,000; Thailand, $10,000,000; and Yemen, $5,000,000: Provided further, That $10,000,000 of the funds rescinded under this paragraph are to be derived from non-country specific, centrally funded activities: Provided further, That $57,000,000 of the funds rescinded under this paragraph are to be derived from prior year deobligated funds.

ECONOMIC SUPPORT FUND

(RESCISSION)

    Of the unexpended or unobligated balances of funds (including earmarked funds) made available for fiscal years 1987 through 1993 to carry out the provisions of chapter 4 of part II of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, $90,000,000 is rescinded: Provided, That funds rescinded under this paragraph are to be derived from the following countries in the following amounts: Kenya, $2,000,000; Liberia, $797,000; Oman, $18,000,000; Peru, $11,000,000; Philippines, $10,200,000; and Somalia, $3,003,000: Provided further, That $45,000,000 of the funds rescinded under this paragraph are to be derived from the Private Sector Power Project (No. 391-0494) for Pakistan.

MILITARY ASSISTANCE

FUNDS APPROPRIATED TO THE PRESIDENT

FOREIGN MILITARY FINANCING PROGRAM

(RESCISSION)

    Of the grant funds made available (including earmarked funds) under this heading in Public Law 102-391 and prior appropriations Acts, $66,000,000 is rescinded: Provided, That funds rescinded under this paragraph are to be derived from the following countries in the following amounts: Benin, $3,000; Cameroon, $161,000; Central African Republic, $59,000; Congo, $7,000; Cote D’ Ivoire, $128,000; Equatorial Guinea, $86,000; Gabon, $3,000; Ghana, $600,000; Guatemala, $1,563,000; Guinea, $499,000; Kenya, $9,000,000; Liberia, $15,000; Madagascar, $505,000; Mali, $3,000; Malawi, $326,000; Mauritania, $300,000; Morocco, $8,000,000; Organization of American States, $6,000; Oman, $3,100,000; Pakistan, $8,108,000; Peru, $6,533,000; Philippines, $5,000,000; Rwanda, $250,000; Sao Tome & Principe, $228,000; Somalia, $4,349,000; Sudan, $8,609,000; Thailand, $1,384,000; Togo, $19,000; Tunisia, $4,100,000; Uganda, $100,000; Yemen, $2,241,000; Zambia, $100,000; Zaire, $455,000; and Zimbabwe, $160,000.

CHAPTER V

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR AND RELATED AGENCIES

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

CONSTRUCTION AND ANADROMOUS FISH

(rescission)

    Of the funds appropriated under this head in Public Law 100-446 and Public Law 102-154, $3,874,000 are rescinded.

DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

BIOMASS ENERGY DEVELOPMENT

(rescission)

    Of the funds available under this head, $16,275,000 are rescinded.

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

    Section 303 of Public Law 97-257, as amended, is repealed.

    The seventh proviso under the head ‘Clean Coal Technology’ in Public Law 101-512, and the seventh proviso under the head ‘Clean Coal Technology’ in Public Law 102-154, both concerning Federal employment, are repealed.

CHAPTER VI

DEPARTMENTS OF LABOR, HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, EDUCATION, AND RELATED AGENCIES

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

(RESCISSION)

    Of the amounts appropriated in Public Law 103-112 for salaries and expenses and administrative costs of the Department of Labor, $4,000,000 are rescinded.

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

(RESCISSION)

    Of the amounts appropriated in Public Law 103-112 for salaries and expenses and administrative costs of the Department of Health and Human Services (except the Social Security Administration), $37,500,000 are rescinded.

Social Security Administration

SUPPLEMENTAL SECURITY INCOME PROGRAM

(RESCISSION)

    Of the amounts appropriated in the first paragraph under this heading in Public Law 103-112, $10,909,000 are rescinded.

LIMITATION ON ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSES

(RESCISSION)

    Of the funds made available under this heading in Public Law 103-112 to invest in a state-of-the-art computing network, $80,000,000 are rescinded.

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Departmental Management

PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION

(RESCISSION)

    Of the amounts appropriated under this heading in Public Law 103-112 for salaries and expenses and administrative costs of the Department of Education, $8,500,000 are rescinded.

CHAPTER VII

LEGISLATIVE BRANCH

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Salaries and Expenses

(RESCISSION)

    Of the amounts made available under this heading in Public Law 101-520, $633,000 are rescinded in the amounts specified for the following headings and accounts:

‘ALLOWANCES AND EXPENSES’, $633,000, as follows:

    ‘Official Expenses of Members’, $128,000; ‘supplies, materials, administrative costs and Federal tort claims’, $125,000; ‘net expenses of purchase, lease and maintenance of office equipment’, $364,000; and ‘Government contributions to employees’ life insurance fund, retirement funds, Social Security fund, Medicare fund, health benefits fund, and worker’s and unemployment compensation’, $16,000.

    Of the amounts made available under this heading in Public Law 102-90, $2,352,000 are rescinded in the amounts specified for the following headings and accounts:

‘HOUSE LEADERSHIP OFFICES’, $253,000;

‘COMMITTEE ON THE BUDGET (STUDIES)’, $4,000;

‘STANDING COMMITTEES, SPECIAL AND SELECT’, $378,000;

‘ALLOWANCES AND EXPENSES’, $943,000, as follows:

    ‘Official Expenses of Members’, $876,000; and ‘stenographic reporting of committee hearings’, $67,000;

‘COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS (STUDIES AND INVESTIGATIONS)’, $595,000;

‘SALARIES, OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES’, $179,000, as follows:

    ‘Office of the Postmaster’, $19,000; ‘for salaries and expenses of the Office of the Historian’, $26,000; ‘the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee and the Democratic Caucus’, $73,000; and ‘the House Republican Conference’, $61,000.

ARCHITECT OF THE CAPITOL

Capitol Buildings and Grounds

CAPITOL BUILDINGS

(RESCISSION)

    Of the amounts made available under this heading in Public Law 102-392 and Public Law 103-69, $1,000,000 and $2,000,000, respectively, both made available until expended, are rescinded: Provided, That the Architect of the Capitol shall be considered the agency for purposes of the election in section 801(b)(2)(B) of the National Energy Conservation Policy Act and the head of the agency for purposes of subsection (b)(2)(C) of such section.

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

(RESCISSION)

    Of the amounts made available under this heading in Public Law 103-69 and Public Law 98-396, $900,000 are rescinded.

GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE

Salaries and Expenses

(RESCISSION)

    Of the amounts made available under this heading in Public Law 103-69, $1,300,000 are rescinded.

SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATION

    That the following sum is appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the Legislative Branch for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1994, and for other purposes, namely:

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Payments to Widows and Heirs of Deceased Members of Congress

    For payment to Karen A. Henry, widow of Paul B. Henry, late a Representative from the State of Michigan, $133,600.

CHAPTER VIII

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE--MILITARY

MILITARY CONSTRUCTION

(RESCISSIONS)

    Of the funds appropriated under Public Law 103-110, the following funds are hereby rescinded from the following accounts in the specified amounts:

      Military Construction, Army, $22,319,000;

      Military Construction, Navy, $13,969,000;

      Military Construction, Air Force, $24,787,000;

      Military Construction, Defense-Wide, $13,663,000;

      Military Construction, Army National Guard, $7,568,000;

      Military Construction, Air National Guard, $6,187,000;

      Military Construction, Army Reserve, $2,551,000;

      Military Construction, Naval Reserve, $626,000;

      Military Construction, Air Force Reserve, $1,862,000;

      North Atlantic Treaty Organization Infrastructure, $70,000,000; and

      Base Realignment and Closure Account, Part III, $437,692,000:

    Provided, That, within funds available for ‘Base Realignment and Closure Account, Part III’ for fiscal year 1994, not less than $200,000,000 shall be available solely for environmental restoration.

CHAPTER IX

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND RELATED AGENCIES

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY

Payments to Air Carriers

(AIRPORT AND AIRWAY TRUST FUND)

(RESCISSION)

    The funds provided for ‘Small community air service’ under section 419 of the Federal Aviation Act of 1958, as amended, in excess of the funds made available for obligation in Public Law 103-122 are rescinded.

COAST GUARD

Operating Expenses

(RESCISSION)

    Of the funds provided under this heading in Public Law 102-368, $5,000,000 are rescinded.

Acquisition, Construction, and Improvements

(RESCISSION)

    Of the funds provided under this heading in Public Law 102-368, $2,000,000 are rescinded.

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

Operations

(RESCISSION)

    Of the funds made available under this heading in Public Law 103-122, $750,000 are rescinded.

Facilities and Equipment

(AIRPORT AND AIRWAY TRUST FUND)

(RESCISSION)

    Of the available balances (including earmarked funds) under this heading, $29,451,111 are rescinded.

Grants-In-Aid for Airports

(AIRPORT AND AIRWAY TRUST FUND)

(RESCISSION)

    Of the funds provided under the Airport and Airway Improvement Act of 1982, as amended, for grants-in-aid for airport planning and development and noise compatibility planning and programs, $488,200,000 of the amount in excess of the funds made available for obligation in Public Law 103-122 are rescinded.

FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION

(RESCISSION)

    Of the funds made available for specific highway projects that are not yet under construction, $85,774,222 are rescinded: Provided, That no funds shall be rescinded from any emergency relief project funded under section 125 of title 23, United States Code: Provided further, That for the purposes of this paragraph, a project shall be deemed to be not under construction unless a construction contract for physical construction has been awarded by the State, municipality, or other contracting authority.

NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION

Operations and Research

(RESCISSION)

    Of the amounts provided under this heading in Public Law 102-388, $3,476,000 are rescinded.

    Of the amounts provided under this heading in Public Law 101-516, $1,075,000 are rescinded.

    Of the amounts provided under this heading in Public Law 101-164, $2,505,000 are rescinded.

FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION

Discretionary Grants

(HIGHWAY TRUST FUND)

(RESCISSION)

    Any unobligated balances of funds made available for fiscal year 1991 and prior fiscal years under section 3 of the Federal Transit Act, as amended, and allocated to specific projects for the replacement, rehabilitation, and purchase of buses and related equipment, for construction of bus-related facilities, and for new fixed guideway systems are rescinded: Provided, That no funds provided for the Miami Metromover project shall be rescinded: Provided further, That of the funds provided under this heading in Public Law 103-122, $2,500,000 are rescinded.

CHAPTER X

TREASURY, POSTAL SERVICE, AND GENERAL GOVERNMENT

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

federal buildings fund

(RESCISSION)

    Of the funds made available under this heading in Public Law 103-123, $126,022,000, are rescinded and are not available in fiscal year 1994: Provided, That no individual prospectus-level new construction project may be reduced by more than 5 percent.

ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISION

    SEC. 1001. (a) Section 401 of the Treasury, Postal Service, and General Government Appropriations Act, 1994 (Public Law 103-123) is amended to read as follows:

    SEC. 401. (a) Section 6002 of the Solid Waste Disposal Act (42 U.S.C. 6962) is amended by inserting at the end the following:

    ‘(j) PREFERENCE FOR REMANUFACTURED AND RECYCLED TONER CARTRIDGES- (1) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a Federal agency when purchasing toner cartridges for use in laser printers, photocopiers, facsimile machines, or micrographic printers is authorized to give preference to remanufactured toner cartridges made in the United States by small businesses and recycled toner cartridges unless the contracting or purchasing officer determines in writing that--

      ‘(A) adequate market research establishes that remanufactured or recycled cartridges for the type of equipment used by the agency do not exist,

      ‘(B) the price or life cycle cost offered for the cartridges is higher than the original equipment manufacturer’s new cartridge, or

      ‘(C) remanufactured or recycled cartridges are not available in quantities needed within the timeframes required.

    ‘(2) Nothing in this subsection shall prohibit the purchase of one newly manufactured cartridge (or a number equal to those normally supplied at the time of initial purchase) as a part of an initial printer or copier acquisition.

    ‘(3) The provisions of this subsection shall not affect current law with respect to Organizations for the Blind or Other Severely Handicapped (NIB/NISH).’.

    (b) Section 630 of the Treasury, Postal Service, and General Government Appropriations Act, 1993 (Public Law 102-393), and the amendment made by that section, are repealed.

CHAPTER XI

DEPARTMENTS OF VETERANS AFFAIRS AND HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT, AND INDEPENDENT AGENCIES

DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

Departmental Administration

construction, major projects

(rescission)

    Of the funds made available under this heading in Public Law 103-124, $26,000,000 are rescinded.

DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

Housing Programs

homeownership and opportunity for people everywhere grants (hope grants)

(rescission)

    Of the funds made available under this heading in Public Law 102-389 and Public Law 102-139, $66,000,000 are rescinded: Provided, That of the foregoing amount, $34,000,000 shall be deducted from the amounts earmarked for the HOPE for Public and Indian Housing Homeownership Program and $32,000,000 shall be deducted from the amounts earmarked for the HOPE for Homeownership of Multifamily Units Program.

annual contributions for assisted housing

(rescission)

    Of the funds made available under this heading in Public Law 102-389 and prior years, and earmarked for amendments to section 8 contracts other than contracts for projects developed under section 202 of the Housing Act of 1959, $25,000,000 are rescinded.

assistance for the renewal of expiring section 8 subsidy contracts

(rescission)

    Of the funds made available under this heading in Public Law 102-389 and prior years, $20,000,000 are rescinded.

ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISION

    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the City of Slidell, Louisiana, is authorized to submit not later than 10 days following the enactment of this Act, and the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development shall consider, the final statement of community development objectives and projected use of funds required by section 104(a)(1) of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 (42 U.S.C. 5304(a)(1)) in connection with a grant to the City of Slidell under title I of such Act for fiscal year 1994.

INDEPENDENT AGENCIES

Environmental Protection Agency

water infrastructure/state revolving funds

(including rescission of funds)

    Of the funds made available under this heading in Public Law 103-124, $22,000,000 are rescinded: Provided, That the $500,000,000 earmarked under this heading in Public Law 103-124 to not become available until May 31, 1994, shall instead not become available until September 30, 1994.

Federal Emergency Management Agency

emergency management planning and assistance

(rescission)

    Of the funds made available under this heading in Public Law 103-124, $2,000,000 are rescinded.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

research and development

(rescission)

    Of the funds made available under this heading in Public Law 103-124, $25,000,000 are rescinded.

construction of facilities

(rescission)

    Of the funds made available under this heading in Public Law 103-124, $25,000,000 are rescinded.

National Science Foundation

academic research infrastructure

(rescission)

    Of the funds made available under this heading in Public Law 103-124, $10,000,000 are rescinded.

National Service Initiative

corporation for national and community service

(rescission)

    Of the funds made available under this heading in Public Law 103-124, $5,000,000 are rescinded.

Executive Office of the President

office of science and technology policy

    The proviso under this heading in Public Law 103-124 is repealed.

    This Act may be cited as ‘The Fiscal Year 1994 Rescission Act’.

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