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H.R. 3908 (106th): 2000 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act

The text of the bill below is as of Mar 14, 2000 (Reported by House Committee).


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Union Calendar No. 290

106th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 3908

[Report No. 106-521]

Making emergency supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2000, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 14, 2000

Mr. YOUNG of Florida, from the Committee on Appropriations, reported the following bill; which was committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed


A BILL

Making emergency supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2000, 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 sums are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2000, and for other purposes, namely:

TITLE I

COUNTERNARCOTICS

CHAPTER 1

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Drug Enforcement Administration

SALARIES AND EXPENSES

    For an additional amount for ‘Salaries and Expenses’, $299,698,000, to remain available until expended, of which $282,500,000 shall be deposited in the Telecommunications Carrier Compliance Fund: Provided, That of such amount, $293,048,000 shall be available only to the extent that an official budget request for a specific dollar amount, that includes designation of the entire amount of the request as an emergency requirement as defined in the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended, is transmitted by the President to the Congress: Provided further, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended.

CHAPTER 2

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE--MILITARY

OTHER DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE PROGRAMS

Drug Interdiction and Counter-Drug Activities, Defense

(INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

    For an additional amount for ‘Drug Interdiction and Counter-Drug Activities, Defense’, $185,800,000, to remain available for obligation until expended: Provided, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended: Provided further, That the Secretary of Defense may transfer the funds provided herein only to appropriations for military personnel; operation and maintenance; procurement; research, development, test and evaluation; the Defense Health Program; and working capital funds: Provided further, That the funds transferred shall be merged with and shall be available for the same purposes and for the same time period, as the appropriation to which transferred: Provided further, That the transfer authority provided under this heading is in addition to any other transfer authority available to the Department of Defense.

GENERAL PROVISIONS--THIS CHAPTER

    Sec. 1201. (a) AUTHORITY TO PROVIDE SUPPORT- Of the amount appropriated in this Act for the Department of Defense, not to exceed $50,000,000 shall be available for the provision of support for counter-drug activities of the Government of Colombia. The support provided under this section shall be in addition to support provided for counter-drug activities of the Government of Colombia under any other provision of law.

    (b) TYPES OF SUPPORT- The support that may be provided using this section shall be limited to the types of support specified in section 1033(c)(1) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1998 (Public Law 105-85; 111 Stat. 1882). In addition, using unobligated balances from the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 1999 (Public Law 106-79), the Secretary of Defense may transfer one light observation aircraft to Colombia for counter-drug activities.

    (c) CONDITIONS ON PROVISION OF SUPPORT- (1) The Secretary of Defense may not obligate or expend funds appropriated in this Act to provide support under this section for counter-drug activities of the Government of Colombia until the end of the 15-day period beginning on the date on which the Secretary submits the written certification for

fiscal year 2000 pursuant to section 1033(f)(1) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1998 (Public Law 105-85; 111 Stat. 1882).

    (2) The elements of the written certification submitted for fiscal year 2000 described in section 1033(g) of that Act shall apply to, and the written certification shall address, the support provided under this section for counter-drug activities of the Government of Colombia.

CHAPTER 3

BILATERAL ECONOMIC ASSISTANCE

Funds Appropriated to the President

Department of State

Assistance for Plan Colombia and for Andean Regional Counternarcotics Activities

    For necessary expenses to carry out section 481 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to support Plan Colombia and for Andean regional counternarcotics activities, $1,099,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That of the funds appropriated under this heading, not less than $57,000,000 shall be made available for assistance for Bolivia, of which not less than $49,000,000 shall be made available for alternative economic development activities: Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this heading, not less than $20,000,000 shall be made available for assistance for Ecuador, of which not less than $8,000,000 shall be made available for alternative economic development and similar activities: Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this heading, up to $42,000,000 shall be made available for assistance for Peru: Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this heading, not less than $18,000,000 shall be made available for assistance for other countries in South and Central America and the Caribbean which are cooperating with United States counternarcotics objectives: Provided further, That funds under this heading shall be in addition to amounts otherwise available for such purposes: Provided further, That section 482(b) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 shall not apply to funds appropriated under this heading: Provided further, That for purposes of supporting Plan Colombia and for Andean regional counternarcotics activities, any agency of the United States Government to which funds are transferred or allocated under any authority of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 may utilize, in addition to any authorities available for carrying out section 481, any authorities available to that agency for carrying out related activities, including utilization of such funds for administrative expenses: Provided further, That funds appropriated under this heading shall be utilized for the procurement of and support for two UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters for use by the Colombian National Police which shall be utilized only for counternarcotics operations in southern Colombia: Provided further, That procurement of UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters from funds made available under this heading shall be managed by the United States Defense Security Cooperation Agency: Provided further, That the President shall ensure that if any helicopter procured with funds under this heading is used to aid or abet the operations of an illegal self-defense group or security cooperative, then such helicopter shall be immediately returned to the United States: Provided further, That funds obligated after February 6, 2000, and prior to the date of enactment of this Act for administrative expenses in support of Plan Colombia and for Andean regional counternarcotics activities may be finally charged to funds made available for such purposes by this Act: Provided further, That the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of Defense and the Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development, shall provide to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the Committees on Appropriations not later than 30 days after the date of enactment of this Act and prior to the initial obligation of any funds appropriated under this heading, a report on the proposed uses of all funds under this heading on a country-by-country basis for each proposed program, project or activity: Provided further, That funds appropriated under this heading shall be subject to the regular notification procedures of the Committees on Appropriations: Provided further, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended: Provided further, That the entire amount provided shall be available only to the extent an official budget request that includes designation of the entire amount of the request as an emergency requirement as defined in the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended, is transmitted by the President to the Congress.

CHAPTER 4

MILITARY CONSTRUCTION, DEFENSE-WIDE

    Not withstanding any other provision of law, for an additional amount for ‘Military Construction, Defense-Wide,’ $116,523,000, to remain available until September 30, 2004: Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended: Provided further, That the entire amount shall be available only to the extent that an official budget request for $116,523,000, that includes designation of the entire amount of the request as an emergency requirement as defined in the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended, is transmitted by the President to the Congress.

TITLE II

PEACEKEEPING OPERATIONS IN KOSOVO AND OTHER NATIONAL SECURITY MATTERS

CHAPTER 1

DEPARTMENT OF STATE

SECURITY AND MAINTENANCE OF UNITED STATES MISSIONS

    Notwithstanding section 15 of the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956, an additional amount for ‘Security and Maintenance of United States Missions’, $104,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended.

CHAPTER 2

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE--MILITARY

OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE

Operation and Maintenance, Army

    For an additional amount for ‘Operation and Maintenance, Army’, $19,532,000: Provided, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended.

Operation and Maintenance, Navy

    For an additional amount for ‘Operation and Maintenance, Navy’, $20,565,000: Provided, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended.

Operation and Maintenance, Marine Corps

    For an additional amount for ‘Operation and Maintenance, Marine Corps’, $37,155,000: Provided, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended.

Operation and Maintenance, Air Force

    For an additional amount for ‘Operation and Maintenance, Air Force’, $30,065,000: Provided, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended.

Operation and Maintenance, Defense-Wide

(INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

    For necessary expenses to provide assistance to Vieques, Puerto Rico, including a study of the health of Vieques residents; fire-fighting related equipment and facilities at Antonio Rivera Rodriguez Airport; construction or refurbishment of a commercial ferry pier and terminal and associated navigational improvements; establishment and construction of an artificial reef; reef conservation, restoration, and management activities; payments to registered Vieques commercial fishermen of an amount determined by the National Marine Fisheries Service for each day they are unable to use existing waters because the Navy is conducting training; expansion and improvement of major cross-island roadways and bridges; an apprenticeship/training program for young adults; preservation and protection of natural resources; an economic development office and economic development activities; and conducting a referendum among the residents of Vieques regarding further use of the island for military training programs, $40,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2003: Provided, That such funds shall be in addition to amounts otherwise available for such purposes: Provided further, That the Secretary of Defense may transfer funds provided under this heading to any agency or office of the United States Government in order to implement the projects for which funds are provided: Provided further, That the transfer authority provided under this heading is in addition to any other transfer authority available to the Department of Defense: Provided further, That for purposes of providing assistance to Vieques, any agency or office of the United States Government to which these funds are transferred may utilize, in addition to any authorities available under this heading, any authorities available to that agency or office for carrying out related activities, including utilization of such funds for administrative expenses: Provided further, That any amounts transferred to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, ‘Community development block grants’, shall be available only for assistance to Vieques, notwithstanding section 106 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974: Provided further, That funds made available under this heading may be used to make direct payments to registered Vieques commercial fishermen: Provided further, That the Department of the Navy may provide fire-fighting training and funds provided under this heading may be used to provide fire-fighting related facilities at the Antonio Rivera Rodriguez Airport: Provided further, That funds made available under this heading may be used to construct or modify a commercial ferry pier and terminal and associated navigational improvements: Provided further, That except for amounts provided for the health study, fire-fighting related equipment and facilities, and certain activities in furtherance of the preservation and protection of natural resources, funds provided in this paragraph shall not become available until the Secretary of the Navy has certified to the Director, Office of Management and Budget, that the integrity and accessibility of the training range is uninterrupted, and trespassing and other intrusions on the range have ceased: Provided further, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended.

Operation and Maintenance, Army Reserve

    For an additional amount for ‘Operation and Maintenance, Army Reserve’, $2,174,000: Provided, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended.

Operation and Maintenance, Army National Guard

    For an additional amount for ‘Operation and Maintenance, Army National Guard’, $2,851,000: Provided, That the entire amount is

designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended.

Overseas Contingency Operations Transfer Fund

(INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

    For an additional amount for the ‘Overseas Contingency Operations Transfer Fund’, $2,050,400,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended: Provided further, That the Secretary of Defense may transfer the funds provided herein only to appropriations for military personnel; operation and maintenance, including Overseas Humanitarian, Disaster, and Civic Aid; procurement; research, development, test and evaluation; the Defense Health Program; and working capital funds: Provided further, That the funds transferred shall be merged with and shall be available for the same purposes and for the same time period, as the appropriation to which transferred: Provided further, That the transfer authority provided in this paragraph is in addition to any other transfer authority available to the Department of Defense: Provided further, That upon a determination that all or part of the funds transferred from this appropriation are not necessary for the purposes provided herein, such amounts may be transferred back to this appropriation.

PROCUREMENT

Aircraft Procurement, Air Force

    For an additional amount for ‘Aircraft Procurement, Air Force’, $73,000,000, to remain available for obligation until September 30, 2001: Provided, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended.

OTHER DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE PROGRAMS

Defense Health Program

    For an additional amount for ‘Defense Health Program’, $3,533,000: Provided, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended.

GENERAL PROVISIONS--THIS CHAPTER

    SEC. 2201. (a) MINIMUM RATES OF BASIC ALLOWANCE FOR HOUSING FOR MEMBERS OF THE UNIFORMED SERVICES- During the period beginning on January 1, 2000, and ending on September 30, 2001 (or such earlier date as the Secretary of Defense considers appropriate), a member of the uniformed services entitled to a basic allowance for housing for a military housing area in the United States shall be paid the allowance at a monthly rate not less than the rate in effect on December 31, 1999, in that area for members serving in the same pay grade and with the same dependency status as the member.

    (b) ANNUAL LIMITATION ON ALLOWANCE- In light of the rates for the basic allowance for housing authorized by subsection (a), the Secretary of Defense may exceed the limitation on the total amount paid during fiscal year 2000 and 2001 for the basic allowance for housing in the United States otherwise applicable under section 403(b)(3) of title 37, United States Code.

(INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

    SEC. 2202. In addition to amounts appropriated or otherwise made available elsewhere in this Act for the Department of Defense or in the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2000 (Public Law 106-79), $1,556,200,000 is hereby appropriated to the Department of Defense for the ‘Defense-Wide Working Capital Fund’ and shall remain available until expended, for price increases resulting from worldwide increases in the price of petroleum: Provided, That the Secretary of Defense shall transfer $1,556,200,000 in excess collections from the ‘Defense-Wide Working Capital Fund’ not later than September 30, 2001 to the operation and maintenance; research, development, test and evaluation; and working capital funds: Provided further, That the transfer authority provided in this section is in addition to the transfer authority provided to the Department of Defense in this Act or any other Act: Provided further, That the entire amount made available in this section is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended.

(TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

    SEC. 2203. (a) The Secretary of Defense may transfer up to $90,000,000 to the account ‘Aircraft Procurement, Air Force 2000/2002’, from funds specified in subsection (b). Amounts so transferred shall be merged with, and shall be available for obligation for the same period as, the account to which transferred.

    (b) Amounts which may be transferred under this section are unobligated amounts that would otherwise expire for obligation on September 30, 2000, that were appropriated for Air Force or Defense-Wide accounts in the following provisions of law:

      (1) Titles I and II of the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2000 (Public Law 106-79).

      (2) Title IV of the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 1999 (Public Law 105-262).

      (3) Title III of the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 1998 (Public Law 105-56).

(TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

    SEC. 2204. The Secretary of Defense shall transfer $125,000,000 from unobligated funds in the National Defense Stockpile Transaction Fund to ‘Procurement of Weapons and Tracked Combat Vehicles, Army 2000/2002’ only for procurement, advance procurement, or economic order quantity procurement of Abrams M1A2 SEP Upgrades under multiyear contract authority provided under section 8008 of the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2000: Provided, That amounts so transferred shall be merged with, and shall be available for obligation for the same period as, the account to which transferred: Provided further, That none of the funds made available under this section shall be obligated until the Secretary of the Army certifies to the congressional defense committees that these funds will be used to upgrade vehicles for an average unit cost (for 307 vehicles) that does not exceed $5,900,000.

    SEC. 2205. In addition to the amounts provided in the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2000 (Public Law 106-79), $854,500,000 is

hereby appropriated for ‘Defense Health Program’, to remain available for obligation until September 30, 2001: Provided, That such funds shall be available only for the purposes described and in accordance with section 2206 of this chapter: Provided further, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended.

    SEC. 2206. (a) Of the amounts provided in section 2205 of this chapter for ‘Defense Health Program’--

      (1) not to exceed $90,300,000 shall be available for obligations and adjustments to obligations required to cover unanticipated increases in TRICARE contract costs that (but for insufficient funds) would have been properly chargeable to the Defense Health Program account for fiscal year 1998 or fiscal year 1999; and

      (2) not to exceed $764,200,000 shall be available for obligations and adjustments to obligations required to cover unanticipated increases in TRICARE contract costs that are properly chargeable to the Defense Health Program account for fiscal year 2000 or fiscal year 2001.

    (b) The Secretary of Defense shall notify the congressional defense committees before charging an obligation or an adjustment to obligations under this section.

    (c) The Secretary of Defense shall submit to the congressional defense committees a report on obligations made under this section no later than 30 days after the end of fiscal year 2000.

CHAPTER 3

BILATERAL ECONOMIC ASSISTANCE

Funds Appropriated to the President

OPERATING EXPENSES OF THE AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

    For an additional amount for ‘Operating Expenses of the Agency for International Development’, $13,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2001: Provided, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended.

Other Bilateral Economic Assistance

ASSISTANCE FOR EASTERN EUROPE AND THE BALTIC STATES

    For an additional amount for ‘Assistance for Eastern Europe and the Baltic States’, $95,825,000, to remain available until September 30, 2001: Provided, That this amount shall only be available for assistance for Montenegro and Croatia, assistance to promote democratization in Serbia including support for nongovernmental organizations and independent media, and not to exceed $12,400,000 for assistance for Kosovo: Provided further, That the amount specified in the previous proviso for assistance for Kosovo may be made available only for police activities: Provided further, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended.

MILITARY ASSISTANCE

Funds Appropriated to the President

INTERNATIONAL MILITARY EDUCATION AND TRAINING

    For an additional amount for ‘International Military Education and Training’, $2,875,000, to remain available until September 30, 2001, for grants to countries of the Balkans and southeast Europe: Provided, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended.

FOREIGN MILITARY FINANCING PROGRAM

    For an additional amount for ‘Foreign Military Financing Program’, to enable the President to carry out section 23 of the Arms Export Control Act, $31,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2001, for grants to countries of the Balkans and southeast Europe: Provided, That these funds shall be nonrepayable, notwithstanding sections 23(b) and 23(c) of the Act: Provided further, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended.

CHAPTER 4

Military Construction, Defense-Wide

    SEC. 2401. In addition to amounts appropriated or otherwise made available in the Military Construction Appropriations Act, 2000, $6,700,000 is hereby appropriated to the Department of Defense, to cover incremental Operation and Maintenance costs to family housing, as authorized by section 2854 of title 10, United States Code, as follows:

      ‘Family Housing, Army’, $2,000,000,---

      ‘Family Housing, Navy and Marine Corps’, $3,000,000; and

      ‘Family Housing, Air Force’, $1,700,000:

    Provided, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended: Provided further, That the entire amount shall be available only to the extent that an official budget request for $6,700,000, that includes designation of the entire amount of the request as an emergency requirement as defined in the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended, is transmitted by the President to the Congress.

    SEC. 2402. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Secretary of the Navy is authorized to use funds received pursuant to section 2601 of Title 10, United States Code, for the construction, improvement, repair, and maintenance of Quarters Number 6, located at Marine Corps Barracks, 8th and I Street, Washington, D.C.: Provided, That the Secretary notifies the appropriate committees of Congress thirty days in advance of the intended use of such funds.

BROOKS AIR FORCE BASE DEVELOPMENT

DEMONSTRATION PROJECT

    SEC. 2403. (a) PURPOSE- The purpose of this section is to evaluate and demonstrate methods for more efficient operation of military installations through improved capital asset management and greater reliance on the public or private sector for less-costly base support services, where available. The section supersedes, and shall be used in lieu of the authority provided in, section 8168 of the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2000 (Public Law 106-79; 113 Stat. 1277).

    (b) AUTHORITY- (1) Subject to paragraph (4), the Secretary of the Air Force may carry out at Brooks Air Force Base, Texas, a demonstration project to be known as the ‘Base Efficiency Project’ to improve mission effectiveness and reduce the cost of providing quality installation support at Brooks Air Force Base.

    (2) The Secretary may carry out the Project in consultation with the Community to the extent the Secretary determines such consultation is necessary and appropriate.

    (3) The authority provided in this section is in addition to any other authority vested in or delegated to the Secretary, and the Secretary may exercise any authority or combination of authorities provided under this section or elsewhere to carry out the purposes of the Project.

    (4) The Secretary may not exercise any authority under this section until after the end of the 30-day period beginning on the date the Secretary submits to the appropriate committees of the Congress a master plan for the development of the Base.

    (c) EFFICIENT PRACTICES- (1) The Secretary may convert services at or for the benefit of the Base from accomplishment by military personnel or by Departmental civilian employees (appropriated fund or non-appropriated fund), to services performed by contract or provided as consideration for the lease, sale, or other conveyance or transfer of property.

    (2) Notwithstanding section 2462 of title 10, United States Code, a contract for services may be awarded based on ‘best value’ if the Secretary determines that the award will advance the purposes of a joint activity conducted under the project and is in the best interest of the Department.

    (3) Notwithstanding that such services are generally funded by local and State taxes and provided without specific charge to the public at large, the Secretary may contract for public services at or for the benefit of the Base in exchange for such consideration, if any, the Secretary determines to be appropriate.

    (4)(A) The Secretary may conduct joint activities with the Community, the State, and any private parties or entities on or for the benefit of the Base.

    (B) Payments or reimbursements received from participants for their share of direct and indirect costs of joint activities, including the costs of providing, operating, and maintaining facilities, shall be in an amount and type determined to be adequate and appropriate by the Secretary.

    (C) Such payments or reimbursements received by the Department shall be deposited into the Project Fund.

    (d) LEASE AUTHORITY- (1) The Secretary may lease real or personal property located on the Base and not required at other Air Force installations to any lessee upon such terms and conditions as the Secretary considers appropriate and in the interest of the United States, if the Secretary determines that the lease would facilitate the purposes of the Project.

    (2) Consideration for a lease under this subsection shall be determined in accordance with subsection (g).

    (3) A lease under this subsection--

      (A) may be for such period as the Secretary determines is necessary to accomplish the goals of the Project; and

      (B) may give the lessee the first right to purchase the property at fair market value if the lease is terminated to allow the United States to sell the property under any other provision of law.

    (4)(A) The interest of a lessee of property leased under this subsection may be taxed by the State or the Community.

    (B) A lease under this subsection shall provide that, if and to the extent that the leased property is later made taxable by State governments or local governments under Federal law, the lease shall be renegotiated.

    (5) The Department may furnish a lessee with utilities, custodial services, and other base operation, maintenance, or support services performed by Department civilian or contract employees, in exchange for such consideration, payment, or reimbursement as the Secretary determines appropriate.

    (6) All amounts received from leases under this subsection shall be deposited into the Project Fund.

    (7) A lease under this subsection shall not be subject to the following provisions of law:

      (A) Section 2667 of title 10, United States Code, other than subsection (b)(1) of that section.

      (B) Section 321 of the Act of June 30, 1932 (40 U.S.C. 303b).

      (C) The Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 (40 U.S.C. 471 et seq.).

    (e) PROPERTY DISPOSAL- (1) The Secretary may sell or otherwise convey or transfer real and personal property located at the Base to the Community or to another public or private party during the Project, upon such terms and conditions as the Secretary considers appropriate for purposes of the Project.

    (2) Consideration for a sale or other conveyance or transfer of property under this subsection shall be determined in accordance with subsection (g).

    (3) The sale or other conveyance or transfer of property under this subsection shall not be subject to the following provisions of law:

      (A) Section 2693 of title 10, United States Code.

      (B) The Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 (40 U.S.C. 471 et seq.).

    (4) Cash payments received as consideration for the sale or other conveyance or transfer of property under this subsection shall be deposited into the Project Fund.

    (f) LEASEBACK OF PROPERTY LEASED OR DISPOSED- (1) The Secretary may lease, sell, or otherwise convey or transfer real property at the Base under subsections (b) and (e), as applicable, which will be retained for use by the Department or by another military department or other Federal agency, if the lessee, purchaser, or other grantee or transferee of the property agrees to enter into a leaseback to the Department in connection with the lease, sale, or other conveyance or transfer of one or more portions or all of the property leased, sold, or otherwise conveyed or transferred, as applicable.

    (2) A leaseback of real property under this subsection shall be an operating lease for no more than 20 years unless the Secretary of the Air Force determines that a longer term is appropriate.

    (3)(A) Consideration, if any, for real property leased under a leaseback entered into under this subsection shall be in such form and amount as the Secretary considers appropriate.

    (B) The Secretary may use funds in the Project Fund or other funds appropriated or otherwise available to the Department for use at the Base for payment of any such cash rent.

    (4) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Department or other military department or other Federal agency using the real property leased under a leaseback entered into under this subsection may construct and erect facilities on or otherwise improve the leased property using funds appropriated or otherwise available to the Department or other military department or other Federal agency for such purpose.

    (g) CONSIDERATION- (1) The Secretary shall determine the nature, value, and adequacy of consideration required or offered in exchange for a lease, sale, or other conveyance or transfer of real or personal property or for other actions taken under the Project.

    (2) Consideration may be in cash or in-kind or any combination thereof. In-kind consideration may include the following:

      (A) Real property.

      (B) Personal property.

      (C) Goods or services, including operation, maintenance, protection, repair, or restoration (including environmental restoration) of any property or facilities (including non-appropriated fund facilities).

      (D) Base operating support services.

      (E) Improvement of Department facilities.

      (F) Provision of facilities, including office, storage, or other usable space, for use by the Department on or off the Base.

      (G) Public services.

    (3) Consideration may not be for less than the fair market value.

    (h) PROJECT FUND- (1) There is established on the books of the Treasury a fund to be known as the ‘Base Efficiency Project Fund’ into which all cash rents, proceeds, payments, reimbursements, and other amounts from leases, sales, or other conveyances or transfers, joint activities, and all other actions taken under the Project shall be deposited.

Subject to paragraph (2), amounts deposited into the Project Fund shall be available without fiscal year limitation.

    (2) To the extent provided in advance in appropriations Acts, amounts in the Project Fund shall be available to the Secretary for use at the base only for operation, base operating support services, maintenance, repair, or improvement of Department facilities, payment of consideration for acquisitions of interests in real property (including payment of rentals for leasebacks), and environmental protection or restoration. The use of such amounts may be in addition to or in combination with other amounts appropriated for these purposes.

    (3) Subject to generally prescribed financial management regulations, the Secretary shall establish the structure of the Project Fund and such administrative policies and procedures as the Secretary considers necessary to account for and control deposits into and disbursements from the Project Fund effectively.

    (i) FEDERAL AGENCIES- (1)(A) Any Federal agency, its contractors, or its grantees shall pay rent, in cash or services, for the use of facilities or property at the Base, in an amount and type determined to be adequate by the Secretary.

    (B) Such rent shall generally be the fair market rental of the property provided, but in any case shall be sufficient to compensate the Base for the direct and overhead costs incurred by the Base due to the presence of the tenant agency on the Base.

    (2) Transfers of real or personal property at the Base to other Federal agencies shall be at fair market value consideration. Such consideration may be paid in cash, by appropriation transfer, or in property, goods, or services.

    (3) Amounts received from other Federal agencies, their contractors, or grantees, including any amounts paid by appropriation transfer, shall be deposited in the Project Fund.

    (j) REPORTS TO CONGRESS- (1) Section 2662 of title 10, United States Code, shall apply to transactions at the Base during the Project.

    (k) LIMITATION- None of the authorities in this section shall create any legal rights in any person or entity except rights embodied in leases, deeds, or contracts.

    (l) EXPIRATION OF AUTHORITY- The authority to enter into a lease, deed, permit, license, contract, or other agreement under this section shall expire on September 30, 2004.

    (m) DEFINITIONS- In this section:

      (1) The term ‘Project’ means the Base Efficiency Project authorized by this section.

      (2) The term ‘Base’ means Brooks Air Force Base, Texas.

      (3) The term ‘Community’ means the City of San Antonio, Texas.

      (4) The term ‘Department’ means the Department of the Air Force.

      (5) The term ‘facility’ means a building, structure, or other improvement to real property (except a military family housing unit as that term is used in subchapter IV of chapter 169 of title 10, United States Code).

      (6) The term ‘joint activity’ means an activity conducted on or for the benefit of the Base by the Department, jointly with the Community, the State, or any private entity, or any combination thereof.

      (7) The term ‘Project Fund’ means the Base Efficiency Project Fund established by subsection (h).

      (8) The term ‘public services’ means public services (except public schools, fire protection, and police protection) that are funded by local and State taxes and provided without specific charge to the public at large.

      (9) The term ‘Secretary’ means the Secretary of the Air Force or the Secretary’s designee, who shall be a civilian official of the Department appointed by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate.

      (10) The term ‘State’ means the State of Texas.

Military Construction, Army Reserve-

    For an additional amount for ‘Military Construction, Army Reserve’ to cover the incremental costs arising from the consequences of Hurricane Floyd, $12,348,000, as authorized by section 2854 of title 10, United States Code, to remain available until September 30, 2004: Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended: Provided further, That the entire amount shall be available only to the extent an official budget request for $12,348,000 that includes designation of the entire amount of the request as an emergency requirement as defined in the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended, is transmitted by the President to the Congress.

TITLE III

NATURAL DISASTER ASSISTANCE AND OTHER EMERGENCY APPROPRIATIONS

CHAPTER 1

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Office of the Inspector General

    For an additional amount for ‘Office of the Inspector General’, $2,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2001: Provided, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended: Provided further, That the entire amount shall be available only to the extent an official budget request, that includes designation of the entire amount of the request as an emergency requirement as defined in the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended, is transmitted by the President to the Congress.

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

SALARIES AND EXPENSES

    For an additional amount for ‘Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Salaries and Expenses’, $7,140,000: Provided, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended: Provided further, That the entire amount shall be available only to the extent an official budget request, that includes designation of the entire amount of the request as an emergency requirement as defined in the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended, is transmitted by the President to the Congress.

Farm Service Agency

SALARIES AND EXPENSES

    For an additional amount for ‘Salaries and Expenses’, $77,560,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended: Provided further, That the entire amount shall be available only to the extent an official budget request, that includes designation of the entire amount of the request as an emergency requirement as defined in the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended, is transmitted by the President to the Congress.

EMERGENCY CONSERVATION PROGRAM

    Unobligated balances previously provided under this heading may be used to repair and reconstruct essential farm structures and equipment that have been damaged or destroyed, after a finding by the Secretary of Agriculture that: (1) the damage or destruction is the result of a natural disaster declared by the Secretary or the President for losses due to Hurricanes Dennis, Floyd, or Irene; and (2) insurance against the damage or destruction was not available to the grantee or the grantee lacked the financial resources to obtain the insurance: Provided, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended: Provided further, That the entire amount shall be available only to the extent an official budget request that includes designation of the entire amount of the request as an emergency requirement as defined in the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended, is transmitted by the President to the Congress.

CORPORATIONS

FEDERAL CROP INSURANCE CORPORATION FUND

    For an additional amount for the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation Fund, up to $13,000,000, to provide premium discounts to purchasers of crop insurance reinsured by the Corporation (except for catastrophic risk protection coverage), as authorized under section 1102(g)(2) of the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1999 (Public Law 105-277): Provided, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended.

Commodity Credit Corporation Fund

    The Secretary of Agriculture shall reduce the amount of any principal due on a loan made by the Department to a marketing association for the 1999 crop of an agricultural commodity by up to 75 percent if the marketing association suffered losses to the agricultural commodity in a county with respect to which a natural disaster was declared by the Secretary or the President for losses due to Hurricanes Dennis, Floyd, or Irene.

    If the Secretary assigns a grade quality for the 1999 crop of an agricultural commodity marketed by an association described in the preceding paragraph that is below the base quality of the agricultural commodity, and the reduction in grade quality is the result of damage sustained from Hurricanes Dennis, Floyd, or Irene, the Secretary shall compensate the association for losses incurred by the association as a result of the reduction in grade quality.

    Up to $81,000,000 of the resources of the Commodity Credit Corporation may be used for the cost of this provision: Provided, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended.

RURAL ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS

RURAL COMMUNITY ADVANCEMENT PROGRAM

    For the additional cost of water and waste grants, as authorized by 7 U.S.C. 1926(a)(2), to meet the needs resulting from natural disasters, $28,000,000 to remain available until expended; and for an additional amount for community facilities grants pursuant to section 381E(d)(1) of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act (7 U.S.C. 2009d(d)(1)) for emergency needs, $15,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended: Provided further, That the entire amount shall be available only to the extent an official budget request, that includes designation of the entire amount of the request as an emergency requirement as defined in the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended, is transmitted by the President to the Congress.

Rural Housing Service

RURAL HOUSING INSURANCE FUND PROGRAM ACCOUNT

    For the additional cost of direct loans, as authorized by title V of the Housing Act of 1949, $15,872,000 from the Rural Housing Insurance Fund for section 515 rental housing, to remain available until expended, to address emergency needs resulting from Hurricanes Dennis, Floyd, or Irene: 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 estimated to be $40,000,000: Provided further, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended.

    For additional gross obligations for the principal amount of direct loans as authorized by title V of the Housing Act of 1949 to be available from funds in the rural housing insurance fund to meet the needs resulting from natural disasters, as follows: $296,000,000 for loans to section 502 borrowers, as determined by the Secretary and $13,000,000 for section 504 housing repair loans.

    For the additional cost of direct loans, including the cost of modifying loans, as defined in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, to meet the needs resulting from natural disasters, to remain available until expended, as follows: section 502 loans, $25,000,000 and section 504 loans, $4,000,000: Provided, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended: Provided further, That the entire amount shall be available only to the extent an official budget request, that includes designation of the entire amount of the request as an emergency requirement as defined in the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended, is transmitted by the President to the Congress.

RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

    For an additional amount for ‘Rental Assistance Program’ for rental assistance agreements entered into or renewed pursuant to section 521(a)(2) of the Housing Act of 1949, for emergency needs resulting from Hurricanes Dennis, Floyd, or Irene, $13,600,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended.

MUTUAL AND SELF-HELP HOUSING GRANTS

    For grants and contracts pursuant to section 523(b)(1)(A) of the Housing Act of 1949 (42 U.S.C. 1490c), to meet the needs resulting from natural disasters, $6,000,000, to remain available until expended (7 U.S.C. 2209b): Provided, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended: Provided further, That the entire amount shall be available only to the extent an official budget request, that includes designation of the entire amount of the request as an emergency requirement as defined in the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended, is transmitted by the President to the Congress.

RURAL HOUSING ASSISTANCE GRANTS

    For grants and contracts for very low-income housing repair, as authorized by 42 U.S.C. 1474, to meet the needs resulting from natural disasters, $8,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended: Provided further, That the entire amount shall be available only to the extent an official budget

request, that includes designation of the entire amount of the request as an emergency requirement as defined in the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended, is transmitted by the President to the Congress.

FARM LABOR PROGRAM ACCOUNT

    For grants to assist low-income migrant and seasonal farm workers, as authorized by 42 U.S.C. 5177a, to meet the needs resulting from natural disasters, $5,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended: Provided further, That the entire amount shall be available only to the extent an official budget request, that includes designation of the entire amount of the request as an emergency requirement as defined in the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended, is transmitted by the President to the Congress.

Rural Utilities Service

Rural Electrification and Telecommunications

Loans Programs Account

    For the additional cost (as defined in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 (2 U.S.C. 661a)) of direct loans under section 305 of the Rural Electrification Act of 1936 (7 U.S.C. 935), $1,021,000, to remain available until September 30, 2001, to enable financing of the purchase of a utility by a nonprofit cooperative to address the high cost of electric power in the service area attributable in part to a hurricane disaster: Provided, That the amount made available under this heading shall be made available to subsidize gross obligations for the principal amount of direct loans estimated to be $113,250,000: Provided further, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act.

FOREIGN ASSISTANCE AND RELATED PROGRAMS

Foreign Agricultural Service and General Sales Manager

    For an additional amount for the ‘Foreign Agricultural Service and General Sales Manager’, $2,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2001: Provided, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended: Provided further, That the entire amount shall be available only to the extent an official budget request, that includes designation of the entire amount of the request as an emergency requirement as defined in the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended, is transmitted by the President to the Congress.

RELATED AGENCIES AND FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Food and Drug Administration

BUILDINGS AND FACILITIES

    For an additional amount for ‘Buildings and Facilities’, $20,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended: Provided further, That the entire amount shall be available only to the extent an official budget request, that includes designation of the entire amount of the request as an emergency requirement as defined in the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended, is transmitted by the President to the Congress.

GENERAL PROVISIONS--THIS CHAPTER

    SEC. 3101. Notwithstanding section 11 of the Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act (15 U.S.C. 714i), an additional $35,000,000 shall be provided through the Commodity Credit Corporation in fiscal year 2000 for technical assistance activities performed by any agency of the Department of Agriculture in carrying out the Conservation Reserve Program or the Wetlands Reserve Program funded by the Commodity Credit Corporation: Provided, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) in the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended: Provided further, That the entire amount shall be available only to the extent an official budget request, that includes designation of the entire amount of the request as an emergency requirement as defined in the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended, is transmitted by the President to the Congress.

    SEC. 3102. The Act of August 19, 1958 (7 U.S.C. 1431 note) is amended--

      (1) by striking ‘clause (3) or (4) of’ the first place it appears and inserting ‘the Food for Progress Act of 1985,’;

      (2) by striking ‘clause (3) or (4) of such’ and inserting ‘the Food for Progress Act of 1985, such’; and

      (3) by striking ‘to the President’.

    SEC. 3103. Notwithstanding any other provision of law (including the Federal Grants and Cooperative Agreements Act), the Secretary of Agriculture shall use not more than $40,000,000 of Commodity Credit Corporation funds, to remain available until expended, for a cooperative program with the State of Florida to replace commercial trees removed to control citrus canker and to compensate for lost production: Provided, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended: Provided further, That the entire amount shall be available only to the extent an official budget request, that includes designation of the entire amount of the request as an emergency requirement as defined in the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended, is transmitted by the President to the Congress.

    SEC. 3104. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the area bounded by West 197th Avenue, North S.W. 232nd Street, East U.S. Highway 1 and S.W. 360th Street in Dade County, Florida, shall continue to be eligible to receive business and industry guaranteed loans under section 310B of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act (7 U.S.C. 1932) until such time that population data is available from the 2000 decennial census: Provided, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended: Provided, further, That the entire amount shall be available only to the extent an official budget request, that includes designation of the entire amount of the request as an emergency requirement as defined in the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended, is transmitted by the President to the Congress.

CHAPTER 2

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Economic Development Administration

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS

    For an additional amount for ‘Economic Development Assistance Programs,’ $25,800,000, to remain available until expended, for planning, public works grants and revolving loan funds for communities affected by Hurricane Floyd and other recent hurricanes and disasters: Provided, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

OPERATIONS, RESEARCH, AND FACILITIES

    For an additional amount for ‘Operations, Research and Facilities,’ $19,400,000, to remain available until expended, to provide disaster assistance pursuant to section 312(a) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation Management Act, and for repairs to the Beaufort Laboratory, resulting from Hurricane Floyd and other recent hurricanes and disasters: Provided, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended.

RELATED AGENCY

Small Business Administration

DISASTER LOANS PROGRAM ACCOUNT

    For an additional amount for the cost of direct loans, $33,300,000, to remain available until expended to subsidize additional gross obligations for the principal amount of direct loans: 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; and for direct administrative expenses to carry out the disaster loan program, an additional $27,600,000, to remain available until expended, which may be transferred to and merged with appropriations for ‘Salaries and Expenses’: Provided further, That no funds shall be transferred to and merged with appropriations for ‘Salaries and Expenses’ for indirect administrative expenses: Provided further, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended: Provided further, That the entire amount shall be available only to the extent that an official budget request, that includes designation of the entire amount of the request as an emergency requirement as defined in the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended, is transmitted by the President to the Congress.

CHAPTER 3

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE--CIVIL

DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY

Corps of Engineers--Civil

General Investigations

    For an additional amount to conduct a study and report to the Congress on the feasibility of a project to provide flood damage reduction for the town of Princeville, North Carolina, $1,500,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That the study of a flood damage reduction project may include any flood mitigation measures that the Secretary of the Army determines are necessary for areas that are affected by the project: Provided further, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended.

Operation and Maintenance, General

    For an additional amount for ‘Operation and maintenance, general’ for emergency expenses due to hurricanes and other natural disasters, $27,925,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That of the total amount appropriated, the amount for eligible navigation projects which may be derived from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund pursuant to Public Law 99-662 shall be derived from that Fund: Provided further, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended.

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

ENERGY PROGRAMS

Uranium Enrichment Decontamination and Decommissioning Fund

    For an additional amount for ‘Uranium enrichment decontamination and decommissioning fund’, $16,000,000, to be derived from the Fund, to remain available until expended: Provided, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended.

ATOMIC ENERGY DEFENSE ACTIVITIES

OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES

(INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

    For an additional amount for ‘Other defense activities’, $63,000,000, to remain available until expended, of which $4,000,000 shall be derived by transfer from unobligated balances in the ‘Biomass energy development’ account: Provided, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended: Provided further, That the Department is authorized to initiate design of the Highly Enriched Uranium Blend Down Project.

CHAPTER 4

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

WILDLAND FIRE MANAGEMENT

    For an additional amount for ‘Wildland Fire Management’, $100,000,000, to remain available until expended, for emergency rehabilitation and wildfire suppression activities: Provided, That the entire amount is designated by Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended: Provided further, That this amount shall be available only to the extent that an official budget request for a specific dollar amount, that includes designation of the entire amount as an emergency requirement as defined by such Act, is transmitted by the President to the Congress.

United States Fish and Wildlife Service

CONSTRUCTION

    For an additional amount for ‘Construction’, $5,000,000, to remain available until expended, to repair or replace buildings, equipment, roads, and water control structures damaged by natural disasters: Provided, That the entire amount is designated by Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended.

National Park Service

CONSTRUCTION

    For an additional amount for ‘Construction’, $4,000,000, to remain available until expended, to repair or replace visitor facilities, equipment, roads and trails, and cultural sites and artifacts at national park units damaged by natural disasters: Provided, That the entire amount is designated by Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended.

United States Geological Survey

SURVEYS, INVESTIGATIONS, AND RESEARCH

    For an additional amount for ‘Surveys, Investigations, and Research’, $1,800,000, to remain available until expended, to repair or replace stream monitoring equipment and associated facilities damaged by natural disasters: Provided, That the entire amount is designated by Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended.

RELATED AGENCY

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Forest Service

WILDLAND FIRE MANAGEMENT

    For an additional amount for ‘Wildland Fire Management’, $150,000,000, to remain available until expended, for emergency rehabilitation, presuppression, and wildfire suppression: Provided, That the entire amount is designated by Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended: Provided further, That this amount shall be available only to the extent that an official budget request for a specific dollar amount, that includes designation of the entire amount as an emergency requirement as defined by such Act, is transmitted by the President to the Congress.

CHAPTER 5

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families

LOW INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE

    For an additional amount for ‘Low Income Home Energy Assistance’ for emergency assistance under section 2602(e) of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981 (42 U.S.C. 8621(e)), $600,000,000: Provided, That such amount is hereby designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended: Provided further, That such amount shall be available only to the extent an official budget request, that includes designation of the entire amount of the request as an emergency requirement as defined in the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended, is transmitted by the President to the Congress.

CHAPTER 6

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

COAST GUARD

Operating Expenses

    For an additional amount for ‘Operating expenses’, $37,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2001: Provided, That $18,000,000 shall be available only for costs related to the delivery of health care to Coast Guard personnel, retirees, and their dependents, and $19,000,000 shall be available only for aircraft spare parts: Provided further, That the entire amount is designated by Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended.

FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION

FEDERAL-AID HIGHWAYS

EMERGENCY RELIEF PROGRAM

(HIGHWAY TRUST FUND)

    For an additional amount for the Emergency Relief Program for emergency expenses resulting from floods and other natural disasters, as authorized by 23 U.S.C. 125, $600,000,000, to be derived from the Highway Trust Fund and to remain available until expended: Provided, That the entire amount is designated by Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended.

RELATED AGENCY

NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD

SALARIES AND EXPENSES

    For an additional amount for ‘Salaries and expenses,’ $24,739,000, for emergency expenses associated with the investigation of the Egypt Air 990 and Alaska Air 261 accidents, to remain available until expended: Provided, That such funds shall be available for wreckage location and recovery, facilities, technical support, testing, and wreckage mock-up: Provided further, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended.

GENERAL PROVISIONS--THIS CHAPTER

    SEC. 3601. None of the funds provided in the Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2000, shall be available for operation of the transportation computer center.

    SEC. 3602. The Executive Draft on Federal Transportation in the National Capital Region which has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget by the Secretary of Transportation shall take effect on the date of enactment of this Act: Provided, That, not later than 60 days after the date of enactment of the Act, the Secretary of Transportation shall transmit to the Congress a report on the implementation of Executive Draft referred to in the preceding proviso.

CHAPTER 7

DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

Community Planning and Development

HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAM

    For an additional amount for the HOME investment partnerships program, as authorized under title II of the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act (Public Law 101-625), as amended, $36,000,000: Provided, That of said amount, $11,000,000 shall be provided to the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs and $25,000,000 shall be provided to the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency for the purpose of providing temporary assistance in obtaining rental housing, and for construction of affordable replacement housing: Provided further, That assistance provided under this paragraph shall be for very low-income families displaced by flooding caused by Hurricane Floyd and surrounding events: Provided further, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended: Provided further, That the entire amount shall be available only to the extent that an official budget request for a specific dollar amount, that includes designation of the entire amount of the request as an emergency requirement as defined in the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended, is transmitted by the President to the Congress.

Administrative Provision

    SEC. 3701. (a) Subject to subsection (d) and notwithstanding any other provision of law, from any amounts made available for assistance under section 8 of the United States Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 1437f) that remain unobligated, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development shall, for each request described in subsection (b), make a 1-year grant to the entity making the request in the amount under subsection (c).

    (b) A request described in this subsection is a request for a grant under subtitle C of title IV of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 11381 et seq.) for permanent housing for homeless persons with disabilities or subtitle F of such title (42 U.S.C. 11403 et seq.) that--

      (1) was submitted in accordance with the eligibility requirements established by the Secretary and pursuant to the notice of funding availability for fiscal year 1999 covering such programs, but was not approved;

      (2) was made by an entity that received such a grant pursuant to the notice of funding availability for a previous fiscal year; and

      (3) requested renewal of funding made under such previous grant for use for eligible activities because funding under such previous grant expires during calendar year 2000.

    (c) the amount under this subsection is the amount necessary, as determined by the Secretary, to renew funding for the eligible activities under the grant request for a period of only 1 year, taking into consideration the amount of funding requested for the first year of funding under the grant request.

    (d) The entire amount for grants under this section is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended. The entire amount for grants under this section shall be available only to the extent that an official budget request for a specific dollar amount, that includes designation of the entire amount of the request as an emergency requirement as defined in the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended, is transmitted by the President to the Congress.

INDEPENDENT AGENCIES

Federal Emergency Management Agency

DISASTER RELIEF

    For an increase in the authority to use unobligated balances specified under this heading in appendix E, title I, chapter 2, of Public Law 106-113, in addition to other amounts made available, up to an additional $77,400,000 may be used by the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency for the purposes included in said chapter: Provided, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended: Provided further, That the entire amount shall be available only to the extent that an official budget request for a specific dollar amount, that includes designation of the entire amount of the request as an emergency requirement as defined in the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended, is transmitted by the President to the Congress.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

HUMAN SPACE FLIGHT

    For an additional amount for ‘Human Space Flight’ to provide for urgent upgrades to the space shuttle fleet, $25,800,000, to remain available until September 30, 2001: Provided, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended: Provided further, That the entire amount shall be available only to the extent that an official budget request for a specific dollar amount, that includes designation of the entire amount of the request as an emergency requirement as defined in the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit

Control Act of 1985, as amended, is transmitted by the President to the Congress.

SCIENCE, AERONAUTICS AND TECHNOLOGY

    For an additional amount for ‘Science, aeronautics and technology to provide for urgent and unanticipated program needs, $29,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2001: Provided, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended: Provided further, That the entire amount shall be available only to the extent that an official budget request for a specific dollar amount, that includes designation of the entire amount of the request as an emergency requirement as defined in the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended, is transmitted by the President to the Congress.

MISSION SUPPORT

    For an additional amount for ‘Mission Support’ to provide for urgent augmentation of personnel required to support the space shuttle program, $20,200,000, to remain available until September 30, 2001: Provided, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended: Provided further, That the entire amount shall be available only to the extent that an official budget request for a specific dollar amount, that includes designation of the entire amount of the request as an emergency requirement as defined in the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended, is transmitted by the President to the Congress.

TITLE IV

SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS AND OFFSETS

CHAPTER 1

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

ATOMIC ENERGY DEFENSE ACTIVITIES

Weapons Activities

    For an additional amount for ‘Weapons activities’, $55,000,000, to remain available until expended.

CHAPTER 2

RELATED AGENCIES

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Forest Service

STATE AND PRIVATE FORESTRY

(TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

    For an additional amount for ‘State and Private Forestry’, $500,000, to be derived by transfer from unobligated balances in the Forest Service ‘Wildland Fire Management’ account and to remain available until expended, for volunteer fire assistance programs in eastern North Carolina.

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

ENERGY CONSERVATION

    For an additional amount for ‘Energy Conservation’, $19,000,000, to become available on October 1, 2000, and to remain available until expended, for weatherization assistance grants.

CHAPTER 3

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Mine Safety and Health Administration

SALARIES AND EXPENSES

    The matter under this heading in the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2000 (as enacted into law by section 1000(a)(4) of Public Law 106-113) is amended by striking ‘including not to exceed $750,000 may be collected by the National Mine Health and Safety Academy’ and inserting ‘and, in addition, not to exceed $750,000 may be collected by the National Mine Health and Safety Academy’.

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration

HEALTH RESOURCES AND SERVICES

    For ‘Health Resources and Services’ for special projects of regional and national significance under section 501(a)(2) of the Social Security Act, $20,000,000, which shall become available on October 1, 2000, and shall remain available until September 30, 2001: Provided, That such amount shall not be counted toward compliance with the allocation required in section 502(a)(1) of such Act: Provided further, That such amount shall be used only for making competitive grants to provide abstinence education (as defined in section 510(b)(2) of such Act) to adolescents and for evaluations (including longitudinal evaluations) of activities under the grants and for Federal costs of administering the grant: Provided further, That such grants shall be made only to public and private entities which agree that, with respect to an adolescent to whom the entities provide abstinence education under such grant, the entities will not provide to that adolescent any other education regarding sexual conduct, except that, in the case of an entity expressly required by law to provide health information or services the adolescent shall not be precluded from seeking health information or services from the entity in a different setting than the setting in which the abstinence education was provided: Provided further, That the funds expended for such evaluations may not exceed 2.5 percent of such amount.

Administration for Children and Families

REFUGEE AND ENTRANT ASSISTANCE

    Funds appropriated under this heading in the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2000 (as enacted into law by section 1000(a)(4) of Public Law 106-113) for fiscal year 2000, pursuant to section 414(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, shall be available for the costs of assistance provided and other activities through September 30, 2002.

PAYMENTS TO STATES FOR FOSTER CARE AND ADOPTION ASSISTANCE

    For an additional amount for ‘Payments to States for Foster Care and Adoption Assistance’ for payments for fiscal year 2000, $35,000,000.

Administration on Aging

AGING SERVICES PROGRAMS

    The matter under this heading in the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2000 (as enacted into law by section 1000(a)(4) of Public Law 106-113) is amended by inserting after ‘$934,285,000’ the following: ‘, of which $2,200,000 shall be for the Anchorage, Alaska Senior Center and shall remain available until expended’.

GENERAL PROVISIONS--DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

    SEC. 4301. Section 206 of the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2000 (as enacted into law by section 1000(a)(4) of Public Law 106-113) is amended by inserting before the period at the end the following: ‘: Provided further, That this section shall not apply to funds appropriated under the heading ‘Centers for Disease Control and Prevention--Disease Control, Research, and Training’, funds made available to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention under the heading ‘Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund’, or any other funds made available in this Act to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’.

    SEC. 4302. Section 216 of the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2000 (as enacted into law by section 1000(a)(4) of Public Law 106-113) is repealed.

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Education Research, Statistics, and Improvement

    The matter under this heading in the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2000 (as enacted into law by section 1000(a)(4) of Public Law 106-113) is amended--

      (1) by striking ‘North Babylon Community Youth Services for an educational program’ and inserting ‘Town of Babylon Youth Bureau for an educational program’;

      (2) by striking ‘to promote participation among youth in the United States democratic process’ and inserting ‘to expand access to and improve advanced education’;

      (3) by striking ‘Oakland Unified School District in California for an African American Literacy and Culture Project’ and inserting ‘California State University, Hayward, for an African-American Literacy and Culture Project carried out in partnership with the Oakland Unified School District in California’; and

      (4) by striking ‘$900,000 shall be awarded to the Boston Music Education Collaborative comprehensive interdisciplinary music program and teacher resource center in Boston, Massachusetts’ and inserting ‘$462,000 shall be awarded to the Boston Symphony Orchestra for the teacher resource center and $370,000 shall be awarded to the Boston Music Education Collaborative for an interdisciplinary music program, in Boston, Massachusetts’.

    SEC. 4303. Section 304 of the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2000 (as enacted into law by section 1000(a)(4) of Public Law 106-113) is repealed.

GENERAL PROVISIONS--THIS CHAPTER

    SEC. 4304. Section 513 of the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2000 (as enacted into law by section 1000(a)(4) of Public Law 106-113) is amended by inserting before the period at the end the following: ‘: Provided further, That the provisions of this section shall not apply to any funds appropriated to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or to the Department of Education’.

    SEC. 4305. Section 403(a)(5) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 603(a)(5)), as amended by section 806(b) of the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2000 (as enacted into law by section 1000(a)(4) of Public Law 106-113) is amended--

      (1) in subparagraph (F), by striking ‘$1,500,000’ and inserting ‘$15,000,000’;

      (2) in subparagraph (G), by striking ‘$900,000’ and inserting ‘$9,000,000’; and

      (3) in subparagraph (H), by striking ‘$300,000’ and inserting ‘$3,000,000’.

CHAPTER 4

LEGISLATIVE BRANCH

CONGRESSIONAL OPERATIONS

JOINT ITEMS

Capitol Police Board

SECURITY ENHANCEMENTS

    For an additional amount for costs associated with security enhancements to the buildings and grounds of the Library of Congress, as appropriated under chapter 5 of title II of division B of the Omnibus Consolidated and Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1999 (Public Law 105-277), $1,874,000, to remain available until expended.

ARCHITECT OF THE CAPITOL

Capitol Buildings and Grounds

FIRE SAFETY

    For an additional amount for expenses for fire safety, $15,166,000, to remain available until expended, of which $7,039,000 shall be for ‘CAPITOL BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS--CAPITOL BUILDINGS--SALARIES AND EXPENSES’; $4,213,000 shall be for ‘HOUSE OFFICE BUILDINGS’; $3,000 shall be for ‘CAPITOL POWER PLANT’; $26,000 shall be for ‘BOTANIC GARDEN--SALARIES AND EXPENSES’; and $3,885,000 shall be for ‘ARCHITECT OF THE CAPITOL--LIBRARY BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS--STRUCTURAL AND MECHANICAL CARE’: Provided, That section 3709 of the Revised Statutes of the United States (41 U.S.C. 5) shall not apply to the funds made available under this paragraph.

CHAPTER 6

DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

Veterans Health Administration

MEDICAL CARE

    Funds appropriated under this heading in Public Law 106-74 and for fiscal years 2001 and 2002 shall be available for use by the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide assistance with the 2002 Paralympic Games: Provided, That such expenditures for fiscal year 2000 shall not exceed $200,000.

DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

Community Planning and Development

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANTS

    The referenced statement of the managers in the sixth paragraph under this heading in title II of the Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2000 (Public Law 106-74), is deemed to be amended by striking the word ‘Montgomery’ in reference to the planning and construction of a regional learning center at Spring Hill College, and inserting the word ‘Mobile’ in lieu thereof.

HOMELESS ASSISTANCE GRANTS

    In the third proviso under this heading in Public Law 106-74, add the words ‘and management and information systems’ after the words ‘technical assistance’.

Federal Housing Administration

FHA--GENERAL AND SPECIAL RISK PROGRAM ACCOUNT

    For an additional amount for FHA--General and special risk program account for the cost of guaranteed loans, as authorized by section 238 and 519 of the National Housing Act (12 U.S.C. 1715z-3 and 1735c), including the cost of loan modifications (as that term is defined in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, as amended), $49,000,000, to remain available until expended.

Management and Administration

OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL

    Under this heading in Public Law 106-74, add ‘, to remain available until September 30, 2001’ after the number ‘$83,000,000’; and add ‘of the amounts provided herein, $6,000,000 shall become available on October 1, 2000: Provided further, That’ after the words ‘Provided, That’.

Administrative Provision--This Chapter

    Title V, subtitle C, section 538 of Public Law 106-74, is amended by striking ‘during any period that the assisted family continues residing in the same project in which the family was residing on the date of the eligibility event for the project, if’ and inserting in lieu thereof the following: ‘the assisted family may elect to remain in the same project in which the family was residing on the date of the eligibility event for the project, and if, during any period the family makes such an election and continues to so reside,’.

INDEPENDENT AGENCIES

Environmental Protection Agency

ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAMS AND MANAGEMENT

(INCLUDING TRANSFER)

    Of the amount appropriated under this heading in title III of Public Law 106-74, $2,374,900, in addition to amounts made available for the following in prior Acts, shall be and have been available to award grants for work on the Buffalo Creek and other New York watersheds and for aquifer protection work in and around Cortland County, New York, including work on the Upper Susquehanna watershed.

    Of the amount appropriated under this heading in title III of Public Law 105-276 to establish a regional environmental data center and to develop an integrated, automated water quality monitoring and information system for watersheds impacting Chesapeake Bay, $2,600,000 shall be transferred to the ‘State and tribal assistance grants’ account to remain available until expended for grants for wastewater and sewer infrastructure improvements for Smithfield Township, Monroe County ($800,000); the Municipal Authority of the Borough of Milford, Pike County ($800,000); the City of Carbondale, Lackawanna County ($200,000); Throop Borough, Lackawanna County ($200,000); and Dickson City, Lackawanna County ($600,000), Pennsylvania.

STATE AND TRIBAL ASSISTANCE GRANTS

    The referenced statement of the managers under this heading in title III of the Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2000 (Public Law 106-74), is deemed to be amended by striking the words ‘in the town of Waynesville’ in reference to water and wastewater infrastructure improvements as identified in project number 102, and by inserting the words ‘Haywood County’ in lieu thereof.

CHAPTER 7

OFFSETS

    SEC. 4701. None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this or any other Act may be used to pay the salaries and expenses of personnel to carry out section 793 of Public Law 104-127, the Fund for Rural America.

    SEC. 4702. None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this or any other Act may be used to pay the salaries and expenses of personnel to carry out the provisions of section 401 of Public Law 105-185, the Initiative for Future Agriculture and Food Systems.

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

ATOMIC ENERGY DEFENSE ACTIVITIES

Defense Environmental Restoration and Waste Management

(RESCISSION)

    Of the funds made available under this heading in Public Law 106-60, $13,000,000 are rescinded.

Other Defense Activities

(RESCISSION)

    Of the funds made available under this heading in Public Law 105-277 to implement a United States/Russian accord for the disposition of excess weapons plutonium, $40,000,000 are rescinded.

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Office of the Secretary

GENERAL DEPARTMENTAL MANAGEMENT

(RESCISSION)

    Of the amounts appropriated under this heading in title II of the Departments of Labor, Health, and Human Services, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2000 (as enacted into law by section 1000(a)(4) of Public Law 106-113), $20,000,000 is rescinded: Provided, That the amount rescinded is from the amount designated to become available on October 1, 2000, and to remain available until September 30, 2001.

    SEC. 4703. Of the funds transferred to the Department of Transportation for Year 2000 conversion of Federal information technology systems and related expenses pursuant to Public Law 105-277, $26,600,000 of the unobligated balance are hereby rescinded: Provided, That the Department of Transportation shall allocate this rescission among the appropriate accounts within the Department and report such allocation to the House and Senate Committees on Appropriations.

EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT AND FUNDS APPROPRIATED TO THE PRESIDENT

Unanticipated Needs

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS AND RELATED EXPENSES

    Under this heading in division B, title III of Public Law 105-277, strike ‘$2,250,000,000’ and insert ‘$2,015,000,000’.

TITLE V

GENERAL PROVISIONS--THIS ACT

    SEC. 5101. 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. 5102. Sections 305 and 306 of H.R. 3425 of the 106th Congress, as enacted into law by section 1000(a)(5) of Public Law 106-113, are hereby repealed.

    SEC. 5103. Section 1001(a) of Public Law 106-113 is amended by striking ‘paragraph 4 of subsection 1000(a)’ and inserting ‘paragraph (5) of section 1000(a), and the provisions of titles V, VI, and VII of the legislation enacted in this division by reference in such paragraph (5),’. This section shall be deemed to have taken effect immediately subsequent to the enactment of Public Law 106-113.

    SEC. 5104. Notwithstanding section 251(a)(6) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, there shall be no sequestration under that section to eliminate a fiscal year 2000 breach that might be caused by the appropriations or other provisions in this Act.

    SEC. 5105. Funds appropriated by this Act, or made available by the transfer of funds in this Act, for intelligence activities are deemed to be specifically authorized by the Congress for purposes of section 504 of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C. 414).

    SEC. 5106. The following provisions of law are repealed: sections 8175 and 8176 of the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2000 (Public Law 106-79), as amended by sections 214 and 215, respectively, of H.R. 3425 of the 106th Congress (113 Stat. 1501A-297), as enacted into law by section 1000(a)(5) of Public Law 106-113.

    SEC. 5107. No funds appropriated to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for fiscal year 2000 may be used to relocate, or to plan or prepare for the relocation of, the functions or personnel of the Technical Training Center from its location at Chattanooga, Tennessee.

    SEC. 5108. It is the sense of the Congress that the Secretary of State should immediately place the United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia (Autodefensas Unidas de Colombia) on the list of foreign terrorist organizations.

    This Act may be cited as the ‘2000 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act’.

Union Calendar No. 290

106th CONGRESS

2d Session

H.R. 3908

[Report No. 106--521]

A BILL

Making emergency supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2000, and for other purposes.


March 14, 2000

Reported from the Committee on Appropriations; committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed