< Back to H.R. 4392 (96th Congress, 1979–1980)

Text of the Department of State, Justice, and Commerce, the Judiciary and Related Agencies Appropriation Act, 1980

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 24, 1979. The text of the bill below is as of Sep 24, 1979 (Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill).

93 STAT. 416                     PUBLIC LAW 96-68—SEPT. 24,1979

                  Public Law 96-68
                  96th Congress
                                                     An Act
 Sept. 24,1979    Making appropriations for the Departments of State, Justice, and CTommerce, the
  [H.R. 4392]      Judiciary, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30,1980, and
                   for other purposes.

                    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
Departments of    United States of America in Congress assembled. That the following
State, Justice,   sums are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not
and Commerce,
the Judiciary,    otherwise appropriated, for the Departments of State, Justice, and
and Related       Commerce, the Judiciary, and related agencies for the fiscal year
Agencies          ending September 30,1980, and for other purposes, namely:
Appropriation
Act, 1980.
Department of                      TITLE I—DEPARTMENT OF STATE
State
Appropriation                       ADMINISTRATION OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
Act, 1980.
                                            SALARIES A N D EXPENSES

                     For necessary expenses of the Department of State and the Foreign
                  Service, not otherwise provided for, including obligations of the
                  United States abroad pursuant to treaties, international agreements,
                  and binational contracts (including obligations assumed in Germany
                  on or after June 5,1945); expenses authorized by section 2 of the Act
                  of August 1,1956 (22 U.S.C. 2669), as amended; telecommunications;
                  expenses necessary to provide maximum physical security in Govern-
                  ment-owned and leased properties and vehicles abroad; acquisition by
                  exchange or purchase of vehicles as authorized by law, except that
                  right-hand drive and security vehicles may be purchased without
                  regard to any price limitation otherwise established by law and
                  except that chief of mission vehicles may be replaced at a cost not to
                  exceed $6,500; $709,011,000.
                                        REPRESENTATION ALLOWANCES

                    For representation allowances as authorized by section 901 of the
                  Foreign Service Act of 1946, as amended (22 U.S.C. 1131), $3,090,000.
                   ACQUISITION, OPERATION, AND MAINTENANCE OF BUILDINGS ABROAD

                  For necessary expenses of carrying into effect the Foreign Service
22 use 292-301. Buildings Act, 1926, as amended (22 U.S.C. 292-300), $64,000,000, to
                remain available until expended.
                  ACQUISITION, OPERATION, AND MAINTENANCE OF BUILDINGS ABROAD
                               (SPECIAL FOREIGN CURRENCY PROGRAM)

                     For payments in foreign currencies which the Treasury Depart-
                  ment determines to be excess to the normal requirements of the
                  United States for the purposes authorized by section 4 of the Foreign
                  Service Buildings Act of 1926, as amended (22 U.S.C. 295), $18,150,000,
                  to remain available until expended.

PUBLIC LAW 96-68—SEPT. 24, 1979 93 STAT. 417 EMERGENCIES IN THE DIPLOMATIC AND CONSULAR SERVICE For expenses necessary to enable the Secretary of State to meet unforeseen emergencies arising in the Diplomatic and Consular Service, to be expended pursuant to the requirement of section 291 of the Revised Statutes (31 U.S.C. 107), $2,350,000. PAYMENT TO THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE IN TAIWAN For necessary expenses to carry out the Taiwan Relations Act, Public Law 96-8 (93 Stat. 14) for fiscal year 1980, $5,954,000. 22 use 3301 note. PAYMENT TO THE FOREIGN SERVICE RETIREMENT AND DISABILITY FUND For payment to the Foreign Service Retirement and Disability Fund, as authorized by law, $43,369,000. INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND CONFERENCES CONTRIBUTIONS TO INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS For expenses, not otherwise provided for, necessary to meet annual 22 use 269a, obligations of membership in international multilateral organiza- S^'J^tacth tions, pursuant to treaties, conventions, or specific Acts of Congress, 97of"ovl^c $411,500,000. 2?9a:280b28bi, 280k, 287e, 287r, CONTRIBUTIONS FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACEKEEPING ACTIVITIES l^' JJ|^^' 2673 For payments, not otherwise provided for, by the United States for expenses of United Nations peacekeeping forces in the Middle East, $67,000,000. MISSIONS TO INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS For necessary expenses for permanent representation to certain international organizations in which the United States participates pursuant to treaties, conventions, or specific Acts of Congress, includ- ing expenses authorized by section 17 of the Act of August 1,1956, as amended (22 U.S.C. 2669); $13,800,000. 22 use 2687. INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES AND CONTINGENCIES For necessary expenses authorized by section 5 of the Act of August 1, 1956, as amended (22 U.S.C. 2669), contributions for the United 22 use 2672. States share of general expenses of international organizations, and personal services without regard to civil service and classification laws, $6,700,000, to remain available until expended, of which not to exceed $200,000 may be expended for representation and for official entertainment, as authorized by law. INTERNATIONAL COMMISSIONS For necessary expenses, not otherwise provided for, to meet obliga- tions of the United States arising under treaties, conventions, or specific Acts of Congress, as follows: 59-194 O — 81 29 : QL3
93 STAT. 418 PUBLIC LAW 96-68—SEPT. 24, 1979 INTERNATIONAL BOUNDARY AND WATER COMMISSION, UNITED STATES AND MEXICO 22 use 277 note. For necessary expenses for the United States Section of the United States and Mexico International Boundary and Water Commission, and to comply with laws applicable to the United States Section; uniforms or allowances therefor, as authorized by law (5 U.S.C. 5901-5902); and leasing of private property to remove therefrom sand, gravel, stone, and other materials, without regard to section 3709 of the Revised Statutes, as amended (41 U.S.C. 5); £is follows: '^'•'^ \'- For salaries and expenses, not otherwise provided for, including examination, preliminary surveys, and investigations, and operation and maintenance of projects, $7,700,000: Provided, That expenditures for the Rio Grande bank protection project shall be subject to the provisions and conditions contained in the appropriation for said project as provided by the Act approved April 25, 1945 (59 Stat. 89): Provided further, That the Anzalduas diversion dam shall not be operated for irrigation or water supply purposes in the United States unless suitable arrangements have been made with the prospective water users for repayment to the Government of such portions of the cost of said dam as shall have been allocated to such purposes by the Secretary of State. For detailed plan preparation and construction of authorized projects, to remain available until expended, $8,200,000. AMERICAN SECTIONS, INTERNATIONAL COMMISSIONS For necessary expenses, not otherwise provided for, $3,200,000: for the International Joint Commission, including salaries and expenses of the Commissioners on the part of the United States who shall serve at the pleasure of the President; salaries of clerks and other em- ployees appointed by the Commissioners on the part of the United States with the approval solely of the Secretary of State; travel expenses and compensation of witnesses; not to exceed $2,500 for representation and official entertainment; and the International Boundary Commission, for necessary expenses, not otherwise provided for, including the completion of such remaining work £is may be required under the award of the Alaskan Boundary Tribunal and existing treaties between the United States and Great Britain and Canada. INTERNATIONAL FISHERIES COMMISSIONS ;... > For necessary expenses for international fisheries commissions, not otherwise provided for, $7,500,000: Provided, That the United States share of such expenses may be advanced to the respective commissions. OTHER UNITED STATES-YUGOSLAVIA BILATERAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AGREEMENT For expenses, not otherwise provided for, to enable the United States to participate in a program of scientific and technological cooperation with Yugoslavia, $500,000, to remain available until expended.
PUBLIC LAW 9 6 - 6 8 - S E P T . 24, 1979 93 STAT. 419 GENERAL PROVISIONS—DEPARTMENT OF STATE SEC. 101. None of the funds appropriated in this title shall be used (1) to pay the United States contribution to any international organi- zation which engages in the direct or indirect promotion of the principle or doctrine of one world government or one world citizen- ship; (2) for the promotion, direct or indirect, of the principle or doctrine of one world government or one world citizenship. SEC. 102. Funds appropriated under this title shall be available for expenses of binational arbitrations arising under treaties or other international agreements, including international air transport agreements, and arbitrations arising under contracts authorized by law for the performance of services or acquisition of property abroad. SEC. 103. Funds appropriated under this title shall be available, except as otherwise provided, for salaries and expenses of personnel and dependents as authorized by the Foreign Service Act of 1946, as amended (22 U.S.C. 801-1158); allowances as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 5921-5925; services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109; expenses as authorized by section 2 (a), (c) and (e) of the Act of August 1,1956, as amended (22 U.S.C. 2669); and hire of passenger or freight transportation. This title may be cited as the "Department of State Appropriation Citation of title. Act, 1980". TITLE II—DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Department of Justice Appropriation GENERAL ADMINISTRATION Act, 1980. SALARIES AND EXPENSES For expenses necessary for the administration of the Department of Justice, $32,500,000, of which $1,700,000, to remain available until expended, is for the Federal justice research program: Provided, That the Attorney General has the authority to make such provisions as are necessary and appropriate for the efficient and effective adminis- tration of funds included herein for State and local drug strike forces. UNITED STATES PAROLE COMMISSION SALARIES AND EXPENSES For necessary expenses of the United States Parole Commission, as authorized by law, $5,500,000. LEGAL ACTIVITIES SALARIES AND EXPENSES, GENERAL LEGAL ACTIVITIES (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS) For expenses necessary for the legal activities of the Department of Justice, not otherwise provided for, including miscellaneous and emergency expenses authorized or approved by the Attorney General or the Assistant Attorney General for Administration; and not to exceed $20,000 for expenses of collecting evidence, to be expended under the direction of the Attorney General and accounted for solely on his certificate; $106,267,000: Provided, That not to exceed $105,000 may be transferred to this appropriation from the "Alien Property Fund, World War 11", for the general administrative expenses of
93 STAT. 420 PUBLIC LAW 96-68—SEPT. 24, 1979 alien property activities, including rent of private or Government- owned space in the District of Columbia. SALARIES AND EXPENSES, ANTITRUST DIVISION For expenses necessary for the enforcement of antitrust, consumer protection and kindred laws, $43,544,000. SALARIES AND EXPENSES, UNITED STATES ATTORNEYS AND MARSHALS For necessary expenses of the offices of the United States attorneys and marshals, including lease of not more than 1,200 passenger motor vehicles from the General Services Administration, of which not more than 750 shall be for police-type use, $232,915,000. SUPPORT OF UNITED STATES PRISONERS For support of United States prisoners in non-Federal institutions, $21,800,000. FEES AND EXPENSES OF WITNESSES For expenses, mileage, compensation, and per diems of witnesses - and for per diems in lieu of subsistence, as authorized by law, including advances; $27,000,000. SALARIES AND EXPENSES, COMMUNITY RELATIONS SERVICE For necessary expenses of the Community Relations Service, estab- 42 use 2000g. lished by title X of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, $4,925,000. FEDERAL BUREAU OP INVESTIGATION SALARIES AND EXPENSES For expenses necessary for the detection, investigation, and pros- ecution of crimes against the United States; including purchase for police-type use (not to exceed one thousand two hundred for replace- ment only) and hire of passenger motor vehicles; acquisition, lease, maintenance and operation of aircraft; and not to exceed $70,000 to meet unforeseen emergencies of a confidential character, to be expended under the direction of the Attorney General, and to be accounted for solely on his certificate; $584,408,000. IMMIGRATION AND NATURALIZATION SERVICE SALARIES A N D EXPENSES For expenses, not otherwise provided for, necessary for the admin- istration and enforcement of the laws relating to immigration, naturalization, and alien registration, including not to exceed $50,000 to meet unforeseen emergencies of a confidential character, to be expended under the direction of the Attorney General and accounted for solely on his certificate; purchase for police-type use (not to exceed three hundred fifty-eight which shall be for replacement only) and hire of passenger motor vehicles; acquisition, lease, maintenance and operation of aircraft; research related to immigration enforcement; $318,465,000, of which not to exceed $400,000 shall remain available for such research until expended.
PUBLIC LAW 96-68—SEPT. 24, 1979 93 STAT. 421 DRUG ENPORCEJIIENT ADMINISTRATION SALARIES AND EXPENSES For necessary expenses of the Drug Enforcement Administration, including not to exceed $70,000 to meet unforeseen emergencies of a confidenti^ character, to be expended under the direction of the Attorney General, and to be accounted for solely on his certificate; purchase of not to exceed three hundred seventy-five passenger motor vehicles (for replacement only) for police-type use without regard to the general purchase price limitation for the current fiscal year; acquisition, lease, maintenance, and operation of aircraft; $193,836,000, of which not to exceed $1,200,000 for research shall remain available until expended. FEDERAL PRISON SYSTEM SALARIES AND EXPENSES, BUREAU OF PRISONS For expenses necessary for the administration, operation, and maintenance of Federal penal and correctional institutions, includ- ing purchase (not to exceed thirty-nine of which twenty-seven are for replacement only) and hire of law enforcement and passenger motor vehicles; $321,500,000: Provided, That there may be transferred to the 42 use 250a. Health Services Administration such amounts as may be necessary, in the discretion of the Attorney Gteneral, for direct expenditures by that Administration for medical relief for inmates of Federal penal and correctional institutions. NATIONAL INSTITUTE OP CORRECTIONS For carrying out the provisions of sections 4351-4353 of title 18, United States Code, which established a National Institute of Correc- tions, $9,884,000, to remain available until expended. BUILDINGS AND FACILITIES For planning, acquisition of sites and construction of new facilities and constructing, remodeling, and equipping necessary buildings and facilities at existing penal and correctional institutions, including all necessary expenses incident thereto, by contract or force account, $5,960,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That labor of United States prisoners may be used for work performed under this appropriation. FEDERAL PRISON INDUSTRIES, INCORPORATED The Federal Prison Industries, Incorporated, is hereby authorized to make such expenditures, within the limits of funds and borrowing authority available, and in accord with the law, and to make such contracts and commitments, without regard to fiscal year limitations as provided by section 104 of the Government Corporation Control Act, as amended, as may be necessary in carrying out the program set 3i use 849. forth in the budget for the current fiscal year for such corporation, including purchase of not to exceed five (for replacement only) and hire of passenger motor vehicles, except as hereinafter provided:
93 STAT. 422 PUBLIC LAW 96-68—SEPT. 24, 1979 UMITATION ON ADMINISTRATIVE AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING EXPENSES, FEDERAL PRISON INDUSTRIES, INCORPORATED Not to exceed $2,062,000 of the funds of the corporation shall be available for its administrative expenses, and not to exceed $2,904,000 for the expenses of vocational training of prisoners, both amounts to be available for services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109, and to be computed on an accrual basis and to be determined in accordance with the corporation's prescribed accounting system in effect on July 1, 1946, and shall be exclusive of depreciation, payment of claims, expenditures which the said accounting system requires to be capital- ized or charged to cost of commodities acquired or produced, includ- ing selling and shipping expenses, and expenses in connection with acquisition, construction, operation, maintenance, improvement, pro- tection, or disposition of facilities and other property belonging to the corporation or in which it has an interest. OFFICE OF JUSTICE ASSISTANCE, RESEARCH, AND STATISTICS LAW E N F O R C E M E N T ASSISTANCE For grants, contracts, cooperative agreements, and other assistance Post, p. 1167. authorized by the Law Enforcement Assistance Reform Act of 1979, or similar legislation, and title II of the Juvenile Justice and Delin- 42 use 5611. quency Prevention Act of 1974, as amended, including salaries and other expenses in connection therewith, $442,695,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That $342,695,000 of said amount shall be available only upon enactment of the Law Enforcement Assistance Reform Act of 1979, or similar legislation. RESEARCH AND STATISTICS For research, development, demonstration, statistical and related efforts directed towards the improvement of civil, criminal and juvenile justice systems authorized by the Law Enforcement Assist- ance Reform Act of 1979, or similar legislation, including salaries and other expenses, in connection therewith, $43,768,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That these funds shall be avail- able only upon enactment of the Law Enforcement Assistance Reform Act of 1979, or similar legislation. GENERAL PROVISIONS—DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE SEC. 201. Appropriations for "Salaries and expenses, general ad- ministration", "Salaries and expenses, United States attorneys and marshals", "Salaries and expenses. Federal Bureau of Investigation", "Salaries and expenses, Immigration and Naturalization Service", and "Salaries and expenses. Bureau of Prisons", shall be available for uniforms and allowances therefor as authorized by law (5 U.S.C. 5901-5902).
PUBLIC LAW 96-68—SEPT. 24, 1979 93 STAT. 423 SEC. 202. A total of not to exceed $25,000 from funds appropriated to the Department of Justice shall be available for official reception and representation expenses in accordance with distributions, proce- dures, and regulations established by the Attorney General. This title may be cited as the "Department of Justice Appropri- Citation of title, ation Act, 1980". TITLE III—DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Department of C!ommerce Appropriation GENERAL ADMINISTRATION Act, 1980. SALARIES AND EXPENSES For expenses necessary for the general administration of the Department of Commerce, including not to exceed $2,000 for official entertainment, $27,375,000, of which $2,000,000 shall be available for the Secretary's Special Initiatives Fund. BUREAU OF THE CENSUS SALARIES AND EXPENSES For expenses necessary for collecting, compiling, analyzing, prepar- ing, and publishing statistics, provided for by law, $52,090,000. PERIODIC CENSUSES AND PROGRAMS For expenses necessary to collect and publish statistics for periodic censuses and programs, provided for by law; $604,900,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That certain enumerators for the 1980 Decennial Census may be paid on a piece rate basis without regard to the provisions of 29 U.S.C. 206 and 207. None of the funds made available to the Bureau of the Census under this Act may be expended for prosecution of any person for the failure to return 1978 Agricultural Census forms 78-A40A or 78-A40B, or 78-A40C or 78-A40D, or for the preparation of similar forms for any future agricultursd census. ECONOMIC AND STATISTICAL ANALYSIS SALARIES AND EXPENSES For necessary expenses, as authorized by law, of economic and statistical analysis programs, $17,875,000. INDUSTRY AND TRADE ADMINISTRATION OPERATIONS AND ADMINISTRATION For necessary expenses for domestic and international business activities of the Department of Commerce, including trade promo- tional activities abroad without regard to the provisions of law set forth in 44 U.S.C. 501, 3702, and 3703; full medical coverage for dependent members of immediate families of employees stationed overseas; purchase of commercial and trade reports; rental of space abroad for periods not exceeding five years, and expenses of alter- ation, repair, or improvement; purchase or construction of temporary
93 STAT. 424 PUBLIC LAW 96-68—SEPT. 24, 1979 demountable exhibition structures for use abroad; payment of tort claims, in the manner authorized in the first paragraph of 28 U.S.C. 2672 when such claims arise in foreign countries; and not to exceed $4,200 for official representation expenses abroad; awards of compen- sation to informers under the Export Administration Act of 1969, as 50 use 2401 amended, and as authorized by 22 U.S.C. 401(b); $77,670,000, to note. remain available until expended: Provided, That the provisions of the first sentence of section 105(f) and all of section 108(c) of the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2455(f) and 2458(c)) shall apply in carrjdng out the programs concerned with internation£il business activities. , , MINORITY BUSINESS ENTERPRISE MINORITY BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT For necessary expenses of the Department of Commerce in foster- ing, promoting, and developing minority business enterprise, includ- ing expenses of grants, contracts or other eigreements with public or private organizations, $58,689,000, of which $44,400,000 shall remain available until expended: Provided, That not to exceed $14,289,000 shall be available for program development and management. UNITED STATES TRAVEL SERVICE SALARIES AND EXPENSES For necessary expenses of the United States Travel Service as provided for by law; including employment of aliens by contract for service abroad; rental of space abroad for periods not exceeding five years, and expenses of alteration, repair, or improvement; advance of funds under contracts abroad; pajnnent of tort claims in the manner authorized in the first paragraph of 28 U.S.C. 2672, when such claims arise in foreign countries; and not to exceed $5,000 for representation expenses abroad; $8,000,000. NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION OPERATIONS, RESEARCH, AND FACIUTIES (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS) For necessary expenses of activities authorized by law for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, including main- 33 use 851. tenance, operation, and hire of aircraft; 399 commissioned officers on the active list; construction of facilities, including initial equipment; alteration, modernization, and relocation of facilities; and acquisition of land for facilities; $702,350,000, to remain available until expended, of which so much as may become available during the current fiscal year shall be derived from the Pribilof Islands Fund; and, in addition, $5,000,000 shall be transferred to this appropriation from the fund entitled "Promote and develop fishery products and research pertain- ing to American fisheries".
PUBLIC LAW 96-68—SEPT. 24, 1979 93 STAT. 425 COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT For carrying out the provisions of Public Law 92-583, as amended, 16 use 1451 and section 202 of title II and title III of Public Law 92-532, as ^o^. amended, $64,675,000, to remain available until expended. 16 use 1402, 1431-1434. COASTAL ENERGY IMPACT FUND Obligations under the Coastal Energy Impact Fund for payments pursuant to subsections 308 (c), (d), and (f) of the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972, as amended, shall not exceed $163,863,000. 16 use I456a. FISHING VESSEL AND GEAR DAMAGE COMPENSATION FUND For carrying out the provisions of section 3 of Public Law 95-376, 92 Stat. 715. there are appropriated not to exceed $3,500,000 from the receipts collected pursuant to that Act, to remain available until expended. F I S H E R M E N ' S CONTINGENCY FUND For carrying out the provisions of title IV of Public Law 95-372, 43 use 1841. there are appropriated not to exceed $600,000 from the receipts collected pursuant to that Act, to remain available until expended. PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE SALARIES AND EXPENSES For necessary expenses of the Patent and Trademark Office, including defense of suits instituted against the Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks, $99,672,000. SCIENCE AND TECHNICAL RESEARCH SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL RESEARCH AND SERVICES For necessary expenses of the National Bureau of Standards, including the acquisition of buildings, grounds, and other facilities; the National Technical Information Service; and the Office of Envi- ronmental Affairs; $96,528,000, to remain available until expended, of which not to exceed $5,238,000 may be transferred to the "Working Capital Fund", National Bureau of Standards, for additional capital and not to exceed $200,000 may be used for construction and installa- tion of improvements to existing National Bureau of Standards buildings. NATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION ADMINISTRATION SALARIES AND EXPENSES For necessary expenses, as provided for by law, of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, $17,305,000, to remain available until expended.
93 STAT. 426 PUBLIC LAW 96-68—SEPT. 24, 1979 PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS FACILITIES, PLANNING AND CONSTRUCTION For grants authorized by section 392 of the Communications Act of 47 use 392. 1934, as amended, $23,705,000, to remain available until expended. MARITIME ADMINISTRATION SHIP CONSTRUCTION <^K. r, - ^ fJ i For construction-differential subsidy incident to construction, re- construction, and reconditioning of ships and acquisition of used 46 use 1151. ships under title V of the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, as amended; and for the cost of national defense features on ships, $101,000,000, to remain available until expended. OPERATING-DIFFERENTIAL SUBSIDIES (UQUIDATION OF CONTRACT AUTHORITY) For the payment of obligations incurred for operating-differential subsidies as authorized by the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, as 46 use 1245. amended, $256,208,000, to remain available until expended. RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT For necessary expenses for research and development activities, as authorized by law, $16,300,000, to remain available until expended. OPERATIONS AND TRAINING For necessary expenses of operations and training activities au- thorized by law, including not to exceed $2,500 for entertainment of officials of other countries when specifically authorized by the Mari- time Administrator; not to exceed $2,500 for representation allowances; not to exceed $2,500 for contingencies for the Superin- tendent, United States Merchant Marine Academy, to be expended in his discretion; $64,622,000 to remain available until expended: Pro- vided, That reimbursement may be made to this appropriation for expenses in support of activities for National Maritime Research Centers financed from the appropriation for "Research and develop- ment": Provided further. That reimbursements may be made to this appropriation from receipts to the "Federal ship financing fund" for administrative expenses in support of that program. GENERAL PROVISIONS—MARITIME ADMINISTRATION Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, the Maritime Administration is authorized to furnish utilities and services and make necessary repairs in connection with any lease, contract, or occupancy involving Government property under control of the Maritime Administration and payments received by the Maritime Administration for utilities, services, and repairs so furnished or made shall be credited to the appropriation charged with the cost thereof: Provided, That rental payments under any such lease, contract, or occupancy on account of items other than such utilities, services, or repairs shall be covered into the Treasury as miscella- neous receipts. No obligations shall be incurred during the current fiscal year from 46 use 1245. the construction fund established by the Merchant Marine Act, 1936,
PUBLIC LAW 96-68—SEPT. 24, 1979 93 STAT. 427 or otherwise, in excess of the appropriations and limitations con- tained in this Act, or in any prior appropriation Act and all receipts which otherwise would be deposited to the credit of said fund shall be covered into the Treasury as miscellaneous receipts. GENERAL PROVISIONS—DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE SEC. 301. During the current fiscal year applicable appropriations and funds available to the Department of Commerce shall be avail- able for the activities specified in the Act of October 26,1949 (15 U.S.C. 1514), to the extent and in the manner prescribed by said Act. SEC. 302. During the current fiscal year appropriations to the Department of Commerce which are available for salaries and expenses shall be available for hire of passenger motor vehicles; services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109; and uniforms or allowances therefor, as authorized by law (5 U.S.C. 5901-5902). SEC. 303. No part of any appropriation contained in this title shall be used for construction of any ship in any foreign country. SEC. 304. No part of any appropriation contained in this title shall be obligated or expended for promoting or conducting trade relations with Cuba. This title may be cited as the "Department of Commerce Appropri- Citation of title, ation Act, 1980". TITLE IV—THE JUDICIARY Judiciary Appropriation Act, 1980. SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES SALARIES AND EXPENSES For expenses necessary for the operation of the Supreme Court, as required by law, excluding care of the building and grounds, includ- ing purchase, or hire, driving, maintenance and operation of an automobile for the Chief Justice, hire of passenger motor vehicles; not to exceed $7,500 for official reception and representation expenses; and for miscellaneous expenses, to be expended as the Chief Justice may approve; $10,250,000. CARE OF THE BUILDING AND GROUNDS For such expenditures as may be necessary to enable the Architect of the Capitol to carry out the duties imposed upon him by the Act approved May 7, 1934 (40 U.S.C. 13a-13b), including improvements, maintenance, repairs, equipment, supplies, materials, and appurte- nances; special clothing for workmen; and personal and other serv- ices (including temporary labor without regard to the Classification and Retirement Acts, as amended), and for snow removal by hire of men and equipment or under contract without compliance with section 3709 of the Revised Statutes, as amended (41 U.S.C. 5); $2,157,000, of which $750,000 shall remain available until expended. COURT OF CUSTOMS AND PATENT APPEALS SALARIES AND EXPENSES For salaries of the chief judge, associate judges, and other officers and employees, and for all necessary expenses of the court, $1,719,000.
93 STAT. 428 PUBLIC LAW 96-68—SEPT. 24, 1979 *" " CUSTOMS COURT : SALARIES AND EXPENSES For salaries of the chief judge and eight judges; salaries of the officers and employees of the court; services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109; and necessary expenses of the court, including exchange of books and traveling expenses, as may be approved by the court; $4,850,000: Provided, That travel expenses of judges of the Customs Court shall be paid upon written certificate of the judge. COURT OF CLAIMS SALARIES AND EXPENSES For salaries of the chief judge, associate judges^ and other officers and employees, and for all necessary expenses of the court, $5,230,000. COURTS OF APPEALS, DISTRICT COURTS, AND OTHER JUDICIAL SERVICES SALARIES OF JUDGES For salaries of circuit judges; district judges (including judges of the district courts of the Virgin Islands, the Panama Canal Zone, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands); justices and judges retired or resigned under title 28, United States Code, sections 371,372, and 373; and annuities of widows of Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States in accordance with title 28, United States Code, section 375; $48,500,000. SALARIES OF SUPPORTING PERSONNEL For salaries of all officials and employees of the Federal Judiciary, 28 use 604 note, not Otherwise specifically provided for, $195,700,000: Provided, That the salaries of secretaries and law clerks to circuit and district judges shall not exceed the compensation established in chapter 51 of title 5, 5 use 5101. United States Code, for General Schedule grade (GS) 11 and grade 3 CFR 1978 (GS) 13, respectively: Provided further, That (exclusive of step in- Comp., p. 236. creases corresponding with those provided for by chapter 53 of title 5 5 use 5332 note, of the United States Code, post differential and allowances for 5 use 5301. employees stationed outside the continental United States and in Alaska and of compensation paid for temporary assistance needed because of an emergency) the aggregate salaries paid to secretaries and law clerks appointed by each of the circuit and district judges shall not exceed $101,162 and $65,979 per annum, respectively, except in the case of the chief judge of each circuit and the chief judge of each district court having five or more district judges, in which case the aggregate salaries shall not exceed $120,425 and $81,899 per annum, respectively: Provided further, That the chief judge of each circuit may appoint a senior staff attorney to the court at a rate of 3 eFR 1978 compensation not to exceed General Schedule grade (GS) 15, without eomp., p. 236. regard to the limitations referred to above. 5 u s e 5332 note. DEFENDER SERVICES For the operation of Federal Public Defender and Community Defender organizations, the compensation and reimbursement of
PUBLIC LAW 96-68—SEPT. 24, 1979 93 STAT. 429 expenses of attorneys appointed to represent persons under the Criminal Justice Act of 1964, as amended, and the compensation of 18 use 3006A attorneys appointed to represent jurors in civil actions for the note, protection of their employment, as authorized by law, $26,000,000 to remain available until expended. FEES OF JURORS AND COMMISSIONERS For fees and expenses and refreshments of jurors; compensation of jury commissioners; and compensation of commissioners appointed in condemnation cases pursuant to Rule 71A(h) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure; $34,000,000, to remain available until expended: 28USCapp. Provided, That the compensation of land commissioners shall not exceed the daily equivalent of the highest rate payable under section 5332 of title 5, United States Code. TRAVEL AND MISCELLANEOUS EXPENSES For necessary travel and miscellaneous expenses, not otherwise provided for, incurred by the Judiciary, including the purchase of firearms and ammunition, $37,800,000. SALARIES AND EXPENSES OF MAGISTRATES For compensation and expenses of United States Magistrates, including secretarial and clerical assistance, as authorized by 28 U.S.C. 634-635, $22,000,000. BANKRUPTCY COURTS, SALARIES AND EXPENSES For salaries and expenses of the judges and other officers and employees of the Bankruptcy Courts of the United States, not otherwise provided for, $58,500,000. SERVICES FOR DRUG DEPENDENT OFFENDERS For contractual services and expenses relating to the supervision of drug dependent offenders, as authorized by Public Law 95-537, 18 use 3651 $3,500,000. note. SPACE AND FACILITIES For rental of space, alterations, and related services and facilities, including the procurement, transportation, and installation of furni- ture and furnishings for the United States Courts of Appeals, District Courts, and Bankruptcy Courts, $117,500,000. ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES COURTS ^ SALARIES AND EXPENSES For necessary expenses of the Administrative Office of the United States Courts, including travel, advertising, and rent in the District of Columbia and elsewhere, $15,100,000.
93 STAT. 430 PUBLIC LAW 96-68—SEPT. 24, 1979 FEDERAL JUDICIAL CENTER SALARIES AND EXPENSES For necessary expenses of the Federal Judicial Center, as author- 28 use 620. ized by Public Law 90-219, $8,500,000. GENERAL PROVISIONS—THE JUDICIARY SEC. 401. Appropriations and authorizations made in this title which are available for salaries and expenses shall be available for services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109. SEC. 402. Not to exceed $120,000 of the appropriations contained in this title shall be available for the study of rules of practice and procedure. SEC. 403. Appropriations made in this title shall be available for salaries and expenses of the Temporary Emergency Court of Appeals 12 use 1904 authorized by Public Law 92-210. •10*®- This title may be cited as the "Judiciary Appropriation Act, 1980". eitation of title. TITLE V—RELATED AGENCIES ARMS CONTROL AND DISARMAMENT AGENCY ARMS CONTROL AND DISARMAMENT ACTIVITIES For necessary expenses, not otherwise provided for, for arms control and disarmament activities, including not to exceed $16,500 for official reception and representation expenses, authorized by the Act of September 26, 1961, as amended (22 U.S.C. 2551 et seq.), $18,270,000. BOARD FOR INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING GRANTS AND EXPENSES For expenses of the Board for International Broadcasting, includ- ing grants to RFE/RL, Inc., $84,470,000, of which $3,250,000, to remain available until expended, shall be available only for fluctu- ations in foreign currency exchange rates in accordance with the provisions of section 8 of the Board for International Broadcasting 22 use 2877. Act of 1973, as amended: Provided, That not to exceed $52,000 shall be available for official reception and representation expenses. COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS ^t SALARIES AND EXPENSES For expenses necessary for the Commission on Civil Rights, includ- ing hire of passenger motor vehicles, $11,230,000. COMMISSION ON SECURITY AND COOPERATION I N EUROPE SALARIES A N D EXPENSES For expenses necessary for the Commission on Security and Coop- 22 use 3001 et oration in Europe, as authorized by Public Law 94-304, $264,000, to ««/• remain available until expended: Provided, That not to exceed $6,000
PUBLIC LAW 96-68—SEPT. 24, 1979 93 STAT. 431 of such amount shall be available for official reception and represen- tation expenses. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION SALARIES AND EXPENSES For necessary expenses of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission as authorized by title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, including services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109; hire of 42 USC 2000e. passenger motor vehicles; and not to exceed $15,000,000 for payments to State and local enforcement agencies for services to the Commis- sion pursuant to title VII of the Civil Rights Act, as amended; $119,000,000. FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION SALARIES AND EXPENSES For necessary expenses for the Federal Communications Commis- sion, as authorized by law, including uniforms or allowances therefor, as authorized by law (5 U.S.C. 5901-5902); not to exceed $825,000 for land and structures; not to exceed $65,000 for improvement and care of grounds and repair to buildings; not to exceed $3,000 for official reception and representation expenses; purchase (not to exceed eighteen for replacement only) and hire of motor vehicles; the rental of space in the District of Columbia and elsewhere; special counsel fees; and services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109; $72,535,000 and, in addition, an amount equivalent to funds deposited into the General Fund of the Treasury by the State of Florida as a result of the expense of construction and relocation of the Fort Lauderdale Monitoring Station: Provided, That not to exceed $500,000 of the foregoing amount shall remain available until September 30,1981 for research and policy studies. FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION SALARIES AND EXPENSES For necessary expenses of the Federal Maritime Commission, including services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109; hire of passenger motor vehicles; and uniforms or allowances therefor, as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 5901-5902; $11,175,000: Provided, That not to exceed $1,500 shall be available for official reception and representation expenses. FOREIGN CLAIMS SETTLEMENT COMMISSION SALARIES AND EXPENSES (TRANSFER OF FUNDS) For expenses necessary to carry on the activities of the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission, including services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109; allowances and benefits similar to those provided by title IX of the Foreign Service Act of 1946, as amended, as determined by 22 USC 1131. the Commission; expenses of packing, shipping, and storing personal effects of personnel assigned abroad; rental or lease, for such periods as may be necessary, of office space and living quarters for personnel assigned abroad; maintenance, improvement, and repair of proper-
93 STAT. 432 PUBLIC LAW 96-68—SEPT. 24, 1979 ties rented or leased abroad, and furnishing fuel, water, and utilities for such properties; insurance on official motor vehicles abroad; advances of funds abroad; advances or reimbursements to other Government agencies for use of their facilities and services in carrying out the functions of the Commission; hire of motor vehicles for field use only; and employment of aliens; $1,030,000, to be derived by transfer from the account entitled "Payment of Vietnam Pris- oners of War Claims". INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATION AGENCY SALARIES A N D EXPENSES For expenses, not otherwise provided for, necessary to enable the International Communication Agency, as authorized by Reorganiza- 5USCapp. tion Plan No. 2 of 1977, the Mutual Educational and Cultural 22 use 1461 Exchange Act, as amended (22 U.S.C. 2451 et seq.), and the United States Information and Educational Exchange Act, as amended (22 U.S.C. 1431 et seq.), to carry out international communication, educational and cultural activities, including employment, without regard to the civil service and classification laws, of persons on a temporary basis (not to exceed $20,000); expenses authorized by the Foreign Service Act of 1946, as amended (22 U.S.C. 801-1159), living quarters as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 5912, and allowances as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 5921-5925; and entertainment, including official recep- tions, within the United States not to exceed $8,000; $396,010,000, of which not to exceed $3,654,600 of the amounts allocated by the International Communication Agency to carry out section 102(a)(3) of the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act, as amended (22 U.S.C. 2452(a)(3)), shall remain available until expended: Provided, That not to exceed $460,000 may be used for representation abroad. SALARIES AND EXPENSES (SPECIAL FOREIGN CURRENCY PROGRAM) For payments in foreign currencies which the Treasury Depart- ment determines to be excess to the normal requirements of the United States, for necessary expenses of the International Communi- cation Agency, as authorized by law, $13,012,000, to remain available until expended. CENTER FOR CULTURAL AND TECHNICAL INTERCHANGE BETWEEN EAST AND WEST To enable the Director of the International Communication Agency to provide for carrying out the provisions of the Center for Cultural 22 use 2054 and Technical Interchange Between East and West Act of 1960, by "°^- grant to any appropriate recipient in the State of Hawaii, $14,667,000: Provided, That none of the funds appropriated herein shall be used to pay any salary, or to enter into any contract providing for the payment thereof, in excess of the highest rate authorized in the 5 use 5332 note. General Schedule of the Classification Act of 1949, as amended. ACQUISITION AND CONSTRUCTION OF RADIO FACILITIES For an additional amount for the purchase, rent, construction, and improvement of facilities for radio transmission and reception, and purchase and installation of necessary equipment for radio transmis- sion and reception, $2,400,000, to remain available until expended.
PUBLIC LAW 96-68—SEPT. 24, 1979 93 STAT. 433 INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION SALARIES AND EXPENSES For necessary expenses of the International Trade Commission, including hire of passenger motor vehicles and services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109, $15,130,000. JAPAN-UNITED STATES FRIENDSHIP COMMISSION JAPAN-UNITED STATES FRIENDSHIP TRUST FUND For expenses of the Japan-United States Friendship Commission as authorized by Public Law 94-118, as amended, from the interest 22 use 2901 earned on the Japan-United States Friendship Trust Fund, note. $1,500,000, to remain available until expended; and an amount of Japanese currency not to exceed the equivalent of $1,200,000 based on exchange rates at the time of payment of such amounts, to remain available until expended: Provided, That not to exceed a total of $2,500 of such amounts shall be available for official reception and representation expenses. LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATION PAYMENT TO THE LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATION For payment to the Legal Services Corporation to carry out the purposes of the Legal Services Corporation Act of 1974, as amended, 42 use 2996 $300,000,000: Provided, That no part of this appropriation shall be note- used for publicity or propaganda purposes designed to support or defeat legislation pending before Congress or any State Legislature: Provided further, That none of the funds appropriated in this title may be used to carry out any activities for or on behalf of any individual who is known to be an alien in the United States in violation of the Immigration and Nationality Act or any other law, 8 use iioi note, convention, or treaty of the United States relating to the immigra- tion, exclusion, deportation, or expulsion of aliens: Provided further. That none of the funds contained in this paragraph shall be used to increase funds allocated to programs serving those areas of the country already funded at the minimum access level or to activities directly administered by the Corporation unless minimum access to civil legal assistance is available or provided in all parts of the country. MARINE MAMMAL COMMISSION SALARIES AND EXPENSES For necessary expenses of the Marine Mammal Commission as authorized by title II of Public Law 92-522, as amended $940,000. 16 use 1401. OFFICE OF THE SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR TRADE NEGOTIATIONS SALARIES AND EXPENSES * • For expenses necessary for the Office of the Special Representative for Trade Negotiations, including hire of passenger motor vehicles, and services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109, $4,000,000: Provided, 59-194 O — 81 30 : QU
93 STAT. 434 PUBLIC LAW 96-68—SEPT. 24, 1979 That not to exceed $20,000 shall be available for official reception and representation expenses. PRESIDENTIAL COMMISSION ON WORLD HUNGER SALARIES AND EXPENSES For necessary expenses of the Presidential Commission on World Hunger, including services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109, $975,000, to be available only until June 30,1980. SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION •^' SALARIES AND EXPENSES For necessary expenses for the Securities and Exchange Commis- sion, including services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109, and not to exceed $2,000 for official reception and representation expenses, $68,986,000. SELECT COMMISSION ON IMMIGRATION AND REFUGEE POUCY SALARIES AND EXPENSES For expenses, not otherwise provided for, necessary for the admin- 8 use 1151 note, istration of the provisions of Public Law 95-412 which establishes a Select Commission on Immigration and Refugee Policy, $1,600,000, to remain available until expended. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION SALARIES AND EXPENSES (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS) For necessary expenses, not otherwise provided for, of the Small Business Administration, including purchase of one motor vehicle for replacement only, and hire of passenger motor vehicles, and not to exceed $1,500 for official reception and representation expenses, $182,300,000, and in addition $11,650,000 for disaster loan making activities shall be transferred to this appropriation from the "Disas- ter Loan Fund" and $5,000,000 for disaster loan servicing, as compen- sation for 275 temporary or permanent full time employees, shall be transferred to this appropriation from such "Disaster Loan Fund". REVOLVING FUNDS The Small Business Administration is hereby authorized to make such expenditures, within the limits of funds and borrowing author- ity available to its revolving funds, and in accord with the law, and to make such contracts and commitments without regard to fiscal year limitations as provided by section 104 of the Government Corporation 31 use 849. Control Act, as amended, as may be necessary in carrying out the programs set forth in the budget for the current fiscal year for the "Disaster loan fund", the "Business loan and investment fund", the "Lease guarantees revolving fund", the "Pollution control equipment contract guarantees revolving fund" and the "Surety bond guaran- tees revolving fund".
PUBLIC LAW 96-68—SEPT. 24, 1979 93 STAT. 435 BUSINESS LOAN AND INVESTMENT FUND For additional capital for the "Business loan and investment fund", authorized by the Small Business Act, as amended, $565,000,000, to i5 use 633. remain available without fiscal year limitation. DISASTER LOAN FUND For additional capital for the "Disaster loan fund", authorized by the Small Business Act, as amended, $60,000,000, to remain available without fiscal year limitation. LEASE GUARANTEES REVOLVING FUND For additional capital for the "Lease Guarantees Revolving Fund", authorized by the Small Business Investment Act, as amended, 15 use 694. $4,000,000, to remain available without fiscal year limitation. UNITED STATES METRIC BOARD SALARIES AND EXPENSES For expenses necessary to carry out the provisions of the Metric Conversion Act of 1975 (15 U.S.C. 205), $2,474,000. TITLE VI-GENERAL PROVISIONS SEC. 601. No part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall Publicity or be used for publicity or propaganda purposes not authorized by the propaganda. Congress. SEC. 602. No part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall Foreign be used to administer any program which is funded in whole or in currency funded programs. part from foreign currencies or credits for which a specific dollar appropriation therefor has not been made. SEC. 603. No part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall Fiscal year remain available for obligation beyond the current fiscal year unless limitation. expressly so provided herein. SEC. 604. None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act shall be available for the Advisory Committee on the Bureau of the Census or for any other advisory committee to the Department of Commerce which would perform similar duties and responsibilities, other than a committee which has, before July 1, 1978, filed a charter in accordance with section 9 of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. 5 u s e app. TITLE VII—SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS, 1979 For additional amounts for the fiscal year 1979 to be immediately available, as follows:
93 STAT. 436 PUBLIC LAW 96-68—SEPT. 24, 1979 DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE LEGAL ACTIVITIES SALARIES AND EXPENSES, UNITED STATES ATTORNEYS AND MARSHALS (TRANSFER OF FUNDS) For an additional amount for "Salaries and expenses, United States attorneys and marshals", $2,885,000, of which $2,000,000 shall be derived by transfer from "Support of United States prisoners" and $835,000 shall be derived by transfer from "Fees and expenses of witnesses". Short title. This Act may be cited as the "Departments of State, Justice, and Commerce, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriation Act, 1980". Approved September 24, 1979. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: HOUSE REPORTS: No. 96-247 (Comm. on Appropriations) and No. 96-402 (Comm. of COX\.LGTGXI.CG) SENATE REPORT No. 96-251 (Comm. on Appropriations). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 125 (1979): July 12, considered and passed House. July 24, considered and passed Senate, amended. Aug. 2, House agreed to conference report; receded and concurred in certain Senate amendments, in others with amendments, and disagreed to Senate amendment No. 26. Sept. 10, Senate agreed to conference report; resolved amendments in disagree- ment.