The text of the bill below is as of Aug 2, 1978 (Passed Congress).
PUBLIC LAW 95-332—AUG. 2, 1978 92 STAT. 417 Public Law 95-332 95th Congress Joint Resolution Making an urgent appropriation for the black lung program of the Department —Aug. Z, 19/q— of Labor, and for other purposes, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1978. [H.J. Res. 945] Resolved hy the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sum is Black lung appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appro- program, priated, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1978: Appropriation ^ ' -^ >r> I 5 for :FY 1978. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS ADMINISTRATION BLACK LUNG DISABILITY TRUST FUND For payments from the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund, $181,689,000, of which $162,700,000 shall be available for payments of all benefits after March 31, 1978, interest on advances under sub- section (b) (2) of Section 3 of the Black Lung Benefits Revenue Act of 1977, reimbursement to operators, and repayment into the Treasury 30 USC 924. for amounts expended for claims and expenses incurred for operation and administration of the Black Lung benefits program prior to April 1, 1978, as authorized by Section 424(a) of the Black Lung Benefits Act, as amended, and of which $17,819,000 shall be available 30 USC 934. for transfer to Employment Standards Administration, Salaries and Expenses, and $1,170,000 for transfer to Departmental Management, Salaries and Expenses, for expenses of operation and administration of the Black Lung benefits program after March 31,1978 as authorized by Section 424(a) (5) of the Black Lung Benefits Act, as amended: Provided, That in addition, such amounts as may be necessary may be ' charged to the subsequent year appropriation for the payment of compensation and other benefits for any period subsequent to June 15 of the current year: Provided further, That funds provided under the heading "Advances to the Unemployment Trust Fund and Other Funds" in the Departments of Labor and Health, Education, and Welfare Appropriation Act, 1977, shall be available for the payment 90 Stat. 1418. of repayable advances to the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund as authorized by subsection (b) (2) of section 3 of the Black Lung Bene- fits Revenue Act of 1977. 30 USC 924. RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD REGIONAL RAIL TRANSPORTATION PROTECTIVE ACCOUNT For an additional amount for payment of benefits under section 509 of the Rail Reorganization Act of 1973, to remain available until 87 Stat. 1020., expended, $43,500,000.
92 STAT. 418 PUBLIC LAW 95-332—AUG. 2, 1978 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, EDUCATION, AND WELFARE EDUCATION DIVISION EMERGENCY SCHOOL AID For an additional amount of carrying out section 708(a) of the 20 use 1607. Emergency School Aid Act, $25,000,000: Provided, That the deadline for application under the program for which appropriation is made under this paragraph shall be extended until August 1, 1978, for any district in which there has been a change in circumstances which precluded such district from making application in conformity with the regular application cycle. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION LOCAL PUBLIC WORKS PROGRAM For administrative expenses, including expenses for program evalu- ation by the Secretary of Commerce, necessary to carry out title I 42 use 6701 of the Public Works Employment Act of 1976 (Public Law 94-369), note. $3,788,000. Approved August 2, 1978. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: HOUSE REPORT No. 95-1236 (Comm. on Appropriations). SENATE REPORT No. 95-937 (eomm. on Appropriations). eONGRESSIONAL REeORD, VoL 124 (1978): June 9, considered and passed House. June 23, considered and passed Senate, amended. July 19, House concurred in certain Senate amendments and concurred in amendment No. 2 with an amendment. July 20, Senate concurred in House amendments.