H.J.Res. 945 (95th): Joint resolution making an urgent appropriation for the black lung program of the Department of Labor, and ...

...for other purposes, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1978.

95th Congress, 1977–1978. Text as of Aug 02, 1978 (Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill).

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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.