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H.J.Res. 79 (113th): Border Security and Enforcement Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014

The text of the resolution below is as of Oct 12, 2013 (Placed on Calendar in the Senate).


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Calendar No. 219

113th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. J. RES. 79

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

October 11, 2013

Received and read the first time

October 12, 2013

Read the second time and placed on the calendar

JOINT RESOLUTION

Making continuing appropriations for certain components of the Department of Homeland Security for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes.

That the following sums are hereby appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, and out of applicable corporate or other revenues, receipts, and funds, for certain components of the Department of Homeland Security for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes, namely:

101.
(a)

Such amounts as may be necessary, at a rate for operations as provided in the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2013 (division D of Public Law 113–6 ) and under the authority and conditions provided in such Act, for continuing projects or activities that are not otherwise specifically provided for in this joint resolution or in the Pay Our Military Act of September 30, 2013, that were conducted in fiscal year 2013, and for which appropriations, funds, or other authority were made available by the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2013 (division D of Public Law 113–6 ) under the headings Security, Enforcement, and Investigations—U.S. Customs and Border Protection , Security, Enforcement, and Investigations—U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement , Security, Enforcement, and Investigations—Coast Guard , Protection, Preparedness, Response, and Recovery—National Protection and Programs Directorate—Office of Biometric Identity Management, and Research and Development, Training, and Services—United States Citizenship and Immigration Services .

(b)

The rate for operations provided by subsection (a) for each account shall be calculated to reflect the full amount of any reduction required in fiscal year 2013 pursuant to—

(1)

any provision of division G of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013 ( Public Law 113–6 ), including section 3004; and

(2)

the Presidential sequestration order dated March 1, 2013, except as attributable to budget authority made available by the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013 ( Public Law 113–2 ).

102.

Appropriations made by section 101 shall be available to the extent and in the manner that would be provided by the pertinent appropriations Act.

103.

Unless otherwise provided for in this joint resolution or in the applicable appropriations Act for fiscal year 2014, appropriations and funds made available and authority granted pursuant to this joint resolution shall be available until whichever of the following first occurs: (1) the enactment into law of an appropriation for any project or activity provided for in this joint resolution; (2) the enactment into law of the applicable appropriations Act for fiscal year 2014 without any provision for such project or activity; or (3) December 15, 2013.

104.

Expenditures made pursuant to this joint resolution shall be charged to the applicable appropriation, fund, or authorization whenever a bill in which such applicable appropriation, fund, or authorization is contained is enacted into law.

105.

This joint resolution shall be implemented so that only the most limited funding action of that permitted in the joint resolution shall be taken in order to provide for continuation of projects and activities.

106.

Amounts made available under section 101 for civilian personnel compensation and benefits in each department and agency may be apportioned up to the rate for operations necessary to avoid furloughs within such department or agency, consistent with the applicable appropriations Act for fiscal year 2013, except that such authority provided under this section shall not be used until after the department or agency has taken all necessary actions to reduce or defer non-personnel-related administrative expenses.

107.

It is the sense of Congress that this joint resolution may also be referred to as the Border Safety Security Act .

This joint resolution may be cited as the Border Security and Enforcement Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 .

Passed the House of Representatives October 10, 2013.

Karen L. Haas,

Clerk.

October 12, 2013

Read the second time and placed on the calendar