H.J.Res. 1139 (95th): A resolution making continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 1979, and for other purposes.

95th Congress, 1977–1978. Text as of Oct 18, 1978 (Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill).

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PUBLIC LAW 95-482—OCT. 18, 1978                                    92 STAT. 1603

Public Law 95-482
95th Congress
                             Joint Resolution
Making continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 1979, and for other purposes.     Oct. 18, 1978
                                                                                      [H.J. Res. 1139]
   Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United
States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums                      Continuing
are appropriated out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise                       appropriations,
appropriated, and out of applicable corporate or other revenues,                      ^ 1979.
receipts, and funds, for the several departments, agencies, corpora-
tions, and other organizational units of the Government for the fiscal
year 1979, namely:
   SEC. 101. (a) Such amounts as may be necessary for continuing the
following activities, not otherwise provided for, which were conducted
in fiscal year 1978, out at a rate for operations not in excess of the cur-
rent rate:
          activities under the Community Services Act;                                42 USC 2701
          activities under the Environmental Education Act;                           °ote.
          activities under the Educational Television Broadcasting                     20 USC 1531
      Facilities and Telecommunications Demonstration Act;                            °°*®-
          activities under the Social Security Act;                                    47 USC 390 note,
           activities under the Older Americans Act including provision                42 USC 1305.
     of cash or commodities;                                                           42 USC 3001
          activities under the Kehabilitation Act;                                    °°*®-
           activities under the International Health Eesearch Act;                     29 USC 701 note,
           activities under the Developmental Disabilities Services and                22 USC 2101
     Facilities Construction Act;                                                      °ote.
           activities under the Public Health Service Act;              i              42 USC 2661
           activities under the Lead-based Paint Poisoning Prevention                  ^°^-
      ^Ct.                                                                             42 USC 201 note.
           activities under the Community Mental Health Center Act;                    ^^ USC 4801
           activities under the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Education Act;                  °^*T*,CP 9^01
           activities under the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment                   ^^ ^^^ ^°^^
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         activities under the Runaway Youth Act;                                         te
         activities under the Comprehensive Employment and Train-                     ^n use 5101
     ing Act, except that such activities shall be contmued at a rate for             ^j^g
     operations not in excess of the lower of the current rate or the rate            ^o nsr 5701
    authorized by S. 2570 as passfed the House of Representatives;                    j^^^^^
         activities under the Domestic Volunteer Services Act;                        29 USC 801 note.
         activities under the Public Broadcasting Financing Act;                      42 usC 4951
         activities for support of Home Health Services under Public                  note
    Law 94—63; and                                                                    ^y yg^ 3^^ ^ ^
         activities under the Drug Abuse Office and Treatment Act.                    jg usc
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  (b) Such amounts as may be necessary, notwithstanding any other                     gi TJ
provision of this joint resolution, for the fiscal year ending Septem-                n^jg
ber 30,1979, for programs, projects, and activities to the extent and in
the manner provided for in the Energy and Water Development
Appropriation Act, 1979 (H.R. 12928) as enacted by the Congress:
Provided, That no funds shall be available for the Narrows Unit,
Colorado; Bayou Bodcau and Tributaries, Louisiana; Yatesville
Lake, Kentucky; Fruitland Mesa, Colorado; Savery-Pot Hook,
Colorado and Wyoming; and Lukfata Lake, Oklahoma, projects:

92 STAT. 1604 PUBLIC LAW 95-482—OCT. 18, 1978 Provided further^ That no funds shall be available for construction of the Animas-La Plata, Colorado; McGee Creek, Oklahoma; Uintah Unit and Upalco Unit of the Central Utah Project, Utah; Kaskaskia Island Drainage and Levee District, Illinois; Units L611-614, Mis- souri River Levee System, Iowa; Cedar River Harbor, Michigan; Milan, Illinois; Arcadia Lake, Oklahoma; Burlington Dam, North Dakota; and Big Pine Lake, Texas, projects; but funds shall be jnade available to continue planning of these projects: Provided further, That sections 201 and 305 of said Act are not applica- ^ ble to the funds and authority made available by this subsection: Provided further, That the paragraph in said Act entitled "Office of the Secretary, water resources planning" is not applicable to the funds and authority made available by this subsection: Provided further, That there is hereby appropriated for the Water Resources Council for expenses necessary in carrying out the provisions of the Water Resources Planning Act of 1965 (42 U.S.C. 1962-1962d-3), as amended, including services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109 and 42 U.S.C. 1962a-4(5), and hire of passenger motor vehicles (42 U.S.C. 1962a-4(6)), $12,681,900, to remain available until expended, includ- ing $2,668,000, for expenses in administering the Act (42 U.S.C. 1962d(b)), $2,480,900 for preparation of assessments and plans (42 U.S.C. 1962d{c)), $1,047,000 for preparation of plans (33 U.S.C. 1289), $2,886,000 for expenses of river basin commissions under title I I 42 use 1962b. of the Act (42 U.S.C. 1962d(a)), and $3,000,000 for grants to States under title I I I of the Act (42 U.S.C. 1962c(a)), and $600,000 for groundwater studies in the Delaware River Basin and Susquehanna River Basin. SEC. 102. Appropriations and funds made available and authority granted pursuant to this joint resolution shall be available from October 1, 1978, and shall remain available until (a) enactment into law of an appropriation for any project or activity provided for in this joint resolution, or (b) enactment of the applicable appropriation Act by both Houses without any provision for such project or activity, or (c) September 30,1979, whichever first occurs. SEC. 103. Appropriations and funds made available or authority granted pursuant to this joint resolution may be used without regard to the time limitations for submission and approval of apportionments set forth in section 665(d)(2) of title 31, United States Code, but nothing herein shall be construed to waive any other provision of law governing the apportionment of funds. SEC. 104. Appropriations made and authority granted pursuant to this joint resolution shall cover all obligations or expenditures incurred for any project or activity during the period for which funds or authority for such project or activity are available under this joint resolution. SEC. 105. 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. SEC. 106. No appropriation or fund made available or authority granted pursuant to this joint resolution shall be used to initiate or resume any project or activity for which appropriations, funds, or other authority were not available during the fiscal year 1978.
PUBLIC LAW 95-482--0CT. 18, 1978 92 STAT. 1605 SEC. 107. Any appropriation for the fiscal year 1979 required to be apportioned pursuant to section 665 of title 31, United States Code, may be apportioned on a basis indicating the need (to the extent any such increases cannot be absorbed within available appropriations) for a supplemental or deficiency estimate of appropriation to the extent necessary to permit payment of such pay increases as may be granted pursuant to law to civilian officers and employees and to active and retired military personnel. Each such appropriation shall other- wise be subject to the requirements of section 665 of title 31, United States Code. SEC. 108. All obligations incurred in anticipation of the appropria- tions and authority provided in this joint resolution are hereby ratified and confirmed if otherwise in accordance with the provisions of this joint resolution. SEC. 109. Section 406 of Public Law 95-426 is repealed. Repeal. SEC. 110. Title I I of the Department of Transportation and Related -^n^. p- 979, Agencies Appropriation Act, 1979 (Public Law 95-335), is amended Ante, p. 445. by striking out under the heading "UNITED STATES RAILWAY ASSOCIATION" "PAYMENTS FOR PURCHASE OF CONRAIL SEcunrrrEs" all that follows after the last comma and inserting in lieu thereof a period. SEC. 111. For payment to the Rhode Island Indian Claims Settle- ment Fund, as authorized by Public Law 95-395, $3,500,000, to remain Ante, p. 813. available until expended. SEC. 112. Section 105(e) (3) of the Legislative Branch Appropria- tion Act, 1968, as amended and modified (2 U.S.C. 61-1 (e)(3)), is amended— (1) by striking out "four" in subparagraph (A) and inserting in lieu thereof "two"; (2) by striking out "two such" in subparagraph (A) and inserting in lieu thereof "four such"; and (3) by striking out "three such" in subparagraph (B) and inserting in lieu thereof "five such". SEC. 113. (a) The Secretary of Commerce (hereinafter in this sec- 36 USC 384. tion referred to as the "Secretary") is authorized to award grants to the United States Olympic Committee (hereinafter in this section referred to as "the Corporation") to assist in the development of amateur athletics in the United States. The Corporation may apply to the Secretary for funds available under this section, and shall use such funds consistent with the provisions of the Amateur Sports Act of 1978. The Secretary may approve any application which meets the requirements of this section, and award grants to the Corporation in a total sum not exceeding $16,000,000 to finance the construction, improvement, and maintenance of facilities for programs of amateur athletic activity and to defray direct operating costs of programs of amateur athletic activity, consistent with section 104 of the Act ' entitled "An Act to incorporate the United States Olympic Asso- ciation", approved September 1, 1950 (36 U.S.C. 371 et seq.), as amended by the Amateur Sports Act of 1978. (b) The Corporation shall, on or before the first day of June of each Report to year, transmit to the Congress a report which shall include a detailed Congress, accounting of the funds made available to the Corporation by the Sec-
92 STAT. 1606 PUBLIC LAW 95-482—OCT. 18, 1978 retary pursuant to subsection (a) and a comprehensive description of those projects which the Corporation anticipates it will finance during the next fiscal year with funds authorized by this section. (c) Each application for funds available under this section shall be in such form as the Secretary shall provide and shall contain provisions to assure that such funds are disbursed in accordance with the provi- sions of this section. For the purpose of review or audit, the Secretary shall have access to any b o o ^ , documents, papers, and records which are relevant to any grant received under this section. (d) There are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary not to exceed $16,000,000 in fiscal year 1980, such sums to remain available until expended. Approved October 18, 1978. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: HOUSE REPORT No. 95-1599 (Comm. on Appropriations). SENATE REPORT No. 95-1317 (Comm. on Appropriations). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 124 (1978): Sept. 26, considered and passed House. Oct. 15, considered and passed Senate, amended; House agreed to Senate amendments.