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Text of the Treasury, Postal Service, and General Government Appropriations Act, 1980

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 29, 1979. The text of the bill below is as of Sep 29, 1979 (Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill).

PUBLIC LAW 96-74—SEPT. 29, 1979                                      93 STAT. 559

Public Law 96-•74
96th Congress
                                   An Act
Making appropriations for the Treasury Department, the United States Postal           Sept. 29, 1979
 Service, the Executive Office of the President, and certain Independent Agencies,     [H.R. 4393]
 for the fiscal year ending September 30,1980, and for other purposes.

  Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled, That the followingTreasury, Postal
sums are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not Service,
                                                                   General
                                                                           and
otherwise appropriated, for the Treasury Department, the United Government
States Postal Service, the Executive Office of the President, and Appropriations
certain Independent Agencies, for the fiscal year ending September Act, 1980.
30,1980, and for other purposes, namely:
                                   TITLE I                                           Treasury
                                                                                     Department
                                                                                     Appropriations
                 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY                                          Act, 1980.

                         OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY

                          SALARIES AND EXPENSES

  For necessary expenses of the Office of the Secretary, including the
operation and maintenance of the Treasury Building and Annex
thereof; hire of passenger motor vehicles; and not to exceed $15,000
for official reception and representation expenses; $30,700,000 of
which not to exceed $100,000 shall be available for unforeseen
emergencies of a confidential character, to be allocated and expended
under the direction of the Secretary of the Treasury and to be
accounted for solely on his certificate.
                          INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

  For the necessary expenses of the international affairs function of
the Office of the Secretary; hire of passenger motor vehicles; mainte-
nance, repairs, and improvement of, and purchase of commercial
insurance policies for, real properties leased or owned overseas, when
necessary for the performance of official business; and not to exceed
$80,000 for official reception and representation expenses;
$22,726,000 to be available only upon enactment into law of authoriz-
ing legislation.
            FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING CENTER

                           SALARIES AND EXPENSES

   For necessary expenses of the Federal Law Enforcement Training
Center, including purchase (not to exceed eight for police-type use)
and hire of passenger motor vehicles; not to exceed $60,000 for
expenses for student athletic and related activities; participation in
firearms matches; repair; and services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109;
$13,003,000.

93 STAT. 560 PUBLIC LAW 96-74—SEPT. 29, 1979 BUREAU OF GOVERNMENT FINANCIAL OPERATIONS SALARIES AND EXPENSES For necessary expenses of the Bureau of Government Financial Operations, $190,361,000. PAYMENT OF GOVERNMENT LOSSES IN SHIPMENT For payment of Government losses in shipment, in accordance with section 2 of the Act approved July 8,1937 (40 U.S.C. 722), $200,000, to remain available until expended. BUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO AND FIREARMS SALARIES AND EXPENSES For necessary expenses of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms including purchase of (not to exceed three hundred of which two hundred and fifty shall be for replacement only, for police-type use), and hire of passenger motor vehicles; hire of aircraft; and services of expert witnesses at such rates as may be determined by the Director; $138,482,600: Provided, That no funds appropriated herein shall be available for administrative expenses in connection with consolidating or centralizing within the Department of the Treasury the records of receipt and disposition of firearms main- tained by Federal firearms licensees or for issuing or carrying out any provisions of the proposed rules of the Department of the Treasury, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, on Firearms Regulations, as published in the Federal Register, volume 43, number 55, of March 43 FR 11800. 21,1978. UNITED STATES CUSTOMS SERVICE SALARIES AND EXPENSES For necessary expenses of the United States Customs Service, including purchase of two hundred passenger motor vehicles for replacement only, including one hundred and ninety for police-type use; operation, and maintenance of aircraft; hire of passenger motor vehicles and aircraft; and awards of compensation to informers as authorized by the Act of August 13,1954 (22 U.S.C. 401); $447,457,000, of which not to exceed $150,000 shall be available for payment for rental space in connection with preclearance operations; and of which not to exceed $1,200,000 for research and studies shall remain available until expended and of which at least $5,300,000 shall be available for the Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Program: Provided, That none of the funds made available by this Act shall be available for administrative expenses to pay any employee overtime pay in an amount in excess of $20,000. BUREAU OF THE M I N T SALARIES AND EXPENSES For necessary expenses of the Bureau of the Mint, $59,047,000.
PUBLIC LAW 96-74—SEPT. 29, 1979 93 STAT. 561 BUREAU OF THE PUBLIC DEBT ADMINISTERING THE PUBLIC DEBT For necessary expenses connected with any public-debt issues of the United States, $183,466,000. INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE SALARIES AND EXPENSES For necessary expenses of the Internal Revenue Service, not otherwise provided for, including executive direction, management services, and centrally directed legal, technical, and internal audit and security operations; including purchase (not to exceed seventy for replacement only, for police-type use) and hire of passenger motor vehicles (31 U.S.C. 638a(a)); and services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109 at such rates as may be determined by the Commissioner; $142,908,000. TAXPAYER SERVICE AND RETURNS PROCESSING For necessary expenses of the Internal Revenue Service for process- ing tax returns; revenue accounting; providing assistance to tax- payers; statistical reporting; and hire of passenger motor vehicles (31 U.S.C. 638a(a)); $773,660,000. EXAMINATIONS AND APPEALS For necessary expenses of the Internal Revenue Service for deter- mining and establishing tax liabilities; and hire of passenger motor vehicles; and services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109 at such rates as may be determined by the Commissioner; $799,000,000. INVESTIGATIONS AND COLLECTIONS For necessary expenses of the Internal Revenue Service for investi- gation and enforcement activities; including purchase (not to exceed three hundred and ninety-five for replacement only, for police-type use) and hire of passenger motor vehicles (31 U.S.C. 638a(a)); securing unfiled tax returns; collecting unpaid accounts; employee plans; exempt organizations; and services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109 at such rates as may be determined by the Commissioner; $476,711,000. PAYMENT WHERE ENERGY CREDIT EXCEEDS LIABILITY FOR TAX For necessary expenses to carry out the energy credit provisions of the Energy Tax Act of 1978 (Public Law 95-618), $900,000. 92 Stat. 3174. 26 u s e 1 note. UNITED STATES SECRET SERVICE SALARIES AND EXPENSES For necessary expenses for the operation of the United States Secret Service, including purchase (not to exceed two hundred and twelve for police-type use for replacement only) and hire of passenger motor vehicles; hire of aircraft; training and assistance requested by State and local governments which may be provided without reim- bursement; rental of buildings in the District of Columbia, and fencing, lighting, guard booths, and other facilities on private or 59-194 O — 81 38 : QL3
93 STAT. 562 PUBLIC LAW 96-74—SEPT. 29, 1979 other property not in Government ownership or control as may be necessary to perform protective functions; the conducting and partici- pation in firearms matches; $157,000,000, of which not to exceed $750,000 shall remain available until expended, for payments to State and local governments for protection of permanent and observer 3 u s e 202, 208. foreign diplomatic missions, pursuant to Public Law 94-196 including costs of providing protection for motorcades and at other places associated with a visit qualifying under section 202(7) of title 3, United States Code; for travel of Secret Service employees on protec- tive missions without regard to the limitations on such expenditures Advance in this or any other Act: Provided, That approval is obtained in approval from advance from the House and Senate Committees on Appropriations: congressional Provided further, That funds appropriated herein will be available committees. for repairs and alterations of the Beltsville, Maryland, facility and for research and development. GENERAL PROVISIONS—TREASURY DEPARTMENT SEC. 101. Appropriations in this Act to the Treasury Department shall be available for uniforms or allowances therefor, as authorized by law (5 U.S.C. 5901-2) including maintenance, repairs, and clean- ing; purchase of insurance for official motor vehicles operated in foreign countries; entering into contracts with the Department of State for the furnishing of health and medical services to employees and their dependents serving in foreign countries; and services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109. SEC. 102. None of the funds appropriated by this title shall be used in connection with the collection of any underpayment of any tax 26 u s e 1 et seq. imposed by the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 unless the conduct of officers and employees of the Internal Revenue Service in connection with such collection complies with subsection (a) of section 805 (relating to communication in connection with debt collection), and section 806 (relating to harassment or abuse), of the Fair Debt 15 u s e 1692d. Collection Practices Act (15 U.S.C. 1692). SEC. 103. None of the funds made available pursuant to the provisions of this Act shall be used to formulate or carry out any rule, policy, procedure, guideline, regulation, standard, or measure which would cause the loss of tax-exempt status to private, religious, or church-operated schools under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Reve- 26 u s e 501. nue Code of 1954 unless in effect prior to August 22,1978. eitation of title. This title may be cited as the "Treasury Department Appropri- ations Act, 1980^^. Postal Service TITLE II Appropriation Act, 1980. U.S. POSTAL SERVICE PAYMENT TO THE POSTAL SERVICE FUND For payment to the Postal Service Fund for public service costs and for revenue foregone on free and reduced rate mail, pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 2401 (b) and (c), and for meeting the liabilities of the former Post Office Department to the Employees' Compensation Fund and to postal employees for earned and unused annual leave as of June 30, 1971, pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 2004, $1,676,810,000: Provided, That no funds appropriated herein shall be available for implementing spe- cial bulk third-class rates for "qualified political committees" author- 92 Stat. 2535. ized by Public Law 95-593, other than the National, State, or congressional committee of a major or minor party as defined in 26 u s e 1 note. Public Law 92-178, as amended.
PUBLIC LAW 96-74—SEPT. 29, 1979 93 STAT. 563 This title may be cited as the 'Tostal Service Appropriation Act, Citation of title. 1980". TITLE III Executive Office Appropriations E X E C U T I V E OFFICE O F T H E PRESIDENT ^''^' ^^^^• COMPENSATION O F THE PRESIDENT For compensation of the President, including an expense allowance at the rate of $50,000 per annum as authorized by 3 U.S.C. 102, $250,000: Provided, That none of the funds made available for official 3 u s e 102 note. expenses shall be expended for any other purpose and any unused amount shall revert to the Treasury pursuant to section 701 of title 31 of the United States Code: Provided, further, That none of the funds made available for official expenses shall be considered as taxable to the President. OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATION SALARIES AND EXPENSES For expenses necessary for the Office of Administration, $7,920,000, including hire of passenger motor vehicles. THE WHITE HOUSE OFFICE SALARIES AND EXPENSES For expenses necessary for the White House Office as authorized by law, including not to exceed $3,850,000 for services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109 and 3 U.S.C. 105, and other personal services as author- ized by 3 U.S.C. 105; including subsistence expenses as authorized by 3 U.S.C. 105, which shall be expended and accounted for as provided in that section; hire of passenger motor vehicles, newspapers, periodi- cals, teletype news service, and travel (not to exceed $100,000 to be expended and accounted for as provided by 3 U.S.C. 103); and not to exceed $15,000 for official entertainment expenses, to be available for allocation within the Executive Office of the President; $18,210,000. EXECUTIVE RESIDENCE AT THE WHITE HOUSE OPERATING EXPENSES For the care, maintenance, repair and alteration, refurnishing, improvement, heating and lighting, including electric power and fixtures, of the Executive Residence, at the White House and official entertainment expenses of the President, $2,957,000, to be expended and accounted for as provided by 3 U.S.C. 105, 109-110, 112-114. 92 Stat. 2449, 2450. OFFICIAL RESIDENCE OF THE VICE PRESIDENT OPERATING EXPENSES For the care, maintenance, repair and alteration, furnishing, improvement, heating and lighting, including electric power and fixtures, of the official residence of the Vice President, and not to exceed $60,000 for official entertainment expenses of the Vice Presi- dent, to be accounted for solely on his certificate, $233,000: Provided, That advances or repayments or transfers from this appropriation
93 STAT. 564 PUBLIC LAW 96-74—SEPT. 29, 1979 may be made to any department or agency for expenses of carrying out such activities. SPECIAL ASSISTANCE TO THE PRESIDENT SALARIES AND EXPENSES For expenses necessary to enable the Vice President to provide assistance to the President in connection with specially assigned functions, services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109 and 3 U.S.C. 106, including hire of passenger motor vehicles, $1,404,000. COUNCIL OF ECONOMIC ADVISERS SALARIES A N D EXPENSES For necessary expenses of the Council in carrying out its functions under the Employment Act of 1946 (15 U.S.C. 1021), $2,075,000. COUNCIL ON WAGE AND PRICE STABILITY SALARIES AND EXPENSES For expenses necessary for the Council on Wage and Price Stability as authorized by the Council on Wage and Price Stability Act of 1974 (Public Law 93-387 as amended by Public Law 94-78 and Public Law 12 use 1904 95-121), $8,483,000: Provided, That no funds appropriated herein note. shall be available for administrative expenses in connection with enlisting voluntary individual or group participation from the public to help monitor the performance of the Council's anti-inflationary programs. DOMESTIC POLICY STAFF SALARIES AND EXPENSES For necessary expenses of the Domestic Policy Staff, including services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109, and 3 U.S.C. 107, and other personal services as authorized by 3 U.S.C. 107, $2,600,000. NATIONAL SECURITY COUNCIL SALARIES AND EXPENSES For expenses necessary for the National Security Council, includ- ing services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109, $3,557,000. OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET SALARIES AND EXPENSES For expenses necessary for the Office of Management and Budget, including hire of passenger motor vehicles, services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109, and not to exceed $2,500 for official reception and representation expenses, $32,400,000.
PUBLIC LAW 96-74—SEPT. 29, 1979 93 STAT. 565 OFFICE OF FEDERAL PROCUREMENT POLICY SALARIES AND EXPENSES For expenses of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, includ- ing services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109, $3,000,000: Provided, That there shall be transferred from the Department of Defense to the Office of Federal Procurement Policy the functions performed by the Federal Acquisition Institute, including personnel. UNANTICIPATED NEEDS For expenses necessary to enable the President to meet unantici- pated needs, in furtherance of the national interest, security, or defense which may arise at home or abroad during the current fiscal year, and to pay administrative expenses (including personnel, in his discretion and without regard to any provision of law regulating employment and pay of persons in the government service or regulat- ing expenditures of government funds) incurred with respect thereto, $1,000,000. This title may be cited as the "Executive Office Appropriations Act, Citation of title. 1980". TITLE IV Independent Agencies Appropriations INDEPENDENT AGENCIES Act, 1980. ADMINISTRATIVE CONFERENCE OF THE UNITED STATES SALARIES AND EXPENSES For necessary expenses of the Administrative Conference of the United States, established by the Administrative Conference Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. 571 et seq.), $1,079,000. ADVISORY COMMISSION ON INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS SALARIES AND EXPENSES For expenses necessary to carry out the provisions of the Act of September 24, 1959, as amended (73 Stat. 703-706), $1,654,000. ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON FEDERAL PAY SALARIES A N D EXPENSES For necessary expenses of the Advisory Committee on Federal Pay, established by 5 U.S.C. 5306, $232,000. COMMITTEE FOR PURCHASE FROM THE B U N D AND OTHER SEVERELY HANDICAPPED SALARIES AND EXPENSES For expenses necessary for the Committee for Purchase From the Blind and Other Severely Handicapped established by the Act of J u n e 23,1971, Public Law 92-28, including hire of passenger motor 4i use 46. vehicles, $481,000.
93 STAT. 566 PUBLIC LAW 96-74—SEPT. 29, 1979 FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION SALARIES AND EXPENSES For expenses necessary to carry out the provisions of the Federal 2 use 431 note. Election Campaign Act Amendments of 1976, $8,646,000, of which $400,000 shall be available only for activities, including contract support, of the National Clearinghouse of the Federal Election Commission. GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION FEDERAL BUILDINGS FUND LIMITATIONS ON AVAILABILITY OF REVENUE The revenues and collections deposited into the fund pursuant to section 210(f) of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949, as amended (40 U.S.C. 490(f)), shall be available for necessary expenses of real property management and related activi- ties not otherwise provided for, including operation, maintenance, and protection of federally owned and leased buildings; rental of buildings in the District of Columbia; restoration of leased premises; moving Government agencies (including space adjustments) in con- nection with the assignment, allocation and transfer of space; con- tractual services incident to cleaning or servicing buildings and moving; repair and alteration of federally owned buildings, including grounds, approaches and appurtenances; care and safeguarding of sites; maintenance, preservation, demolition, and equipment; acquisi- tion of buildings and sites by purchase, condemnation, or as otherwise authorized by law; conversion and extension of federally owned buildings; preliminary planning and design of projects by contract or otherwise; construction of new buildings (including equipment for such buildings); and payment of principal, interest, taxes, and any other obligations for public buildings acquired by purchase contract, in the aggregate amount of $1,427,268,000, of which (1) not to exceed $36,380,000 shall remain available until expended for construction of additional projects as authorized by law at locations and at maximum construction improvement costs (including funds for sites and expenses) as follows: New Construction: Mississippi: Jackson, Motor Pool, $367,000 Ei Paso, Federal Office Building, $21,573,000 Laredo, Border Station, $7,100,000 Utah: Salt Lake City, Motor Pool, $282,000 Purchase: Massachusetts: Acquisition and Improvements of United States Postal Service Properties, $7,058,000: Provided, That the immediately foregoing limits of costs may be exceeded to the extent that savings are effected in other such projects but by not to exceed 10 per centum: Provided further. That all funds for direct construction projects shall expire on September 30, 1981, except funds for projects as to which funds have been obligated in whole or in part prior to such date; (2) not to exceed $145,953,000, which shall remain available until expended, for alterations and major repairs: Provided, That funds in the Federal Buildings Fund
PUBLIC LAW 96-74—SEPT. 29, 1979 93 STAT. 567 for Alterations and Major Repairs shall, for prospectus projects, be limited to the amount by project shown in the budget justification therefor, except each project may be increased by an amount not to exceed 10 per centum: Provided further, That all funds for alterations and major repair prospectus projects shall expire on September 30, 1981, except funds for projects as to which funds have been obligated in whole or in part prior to such date; (3) not to exceed $99,700,000 for payment on purchase contracts entered into prior to July 1, 1975; (4) not to exceed $574,700,000 for rental of space; (5) not to exceed $498,063,000 for real property operations, and (6) not to exceed $72,472,000 for program direction and centralized services: Provided, That for the purposes of this authorization, buildings con- structed pursuant to the Public Buildings Purchase Contract Act of 1954 (40 U.S.C. 356), the Public Buildings Amendments of 1972 (40 U.S.C. 490), and buildings under the control of another department or agency where alterations of such buildings are required in connection with the moving of such other department or agency from buildings then, or thereafter to be, under the control of (jeneral Services Administration shall be considered to be federally owned buildings: Provided further, That none of the funds available to the General Services Administration shall be available for expenses in connection with any project for which a prospectus, if required by the Public Buildings Act of 1959, as amended, has not been approved, except 40 USC 601 note, that necessary funds may be expended for each project for required expenses in connection with the development of a proposed prospec- tus: Provided further, That amounts necessary to provide reimburs- able special services to other agencies under section 210(f)(6) of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949, as amended (40 U.S.C. 490(f)(6)) and amounts to provide such reimburs- able fencing, lighting, guard booths, and other facilities on private or other property not in Government ownership or control as may be appropriate to enable the United States Secret Service to perform its protective functions pursuant to 18 U.S.C. 3056, as amended, shall be available from such revenues and collections: Provided further, That any revenues and collections and any other sums accruing to this fund during fiscal year 1980, excluding reimbursements under sec- tion 210(f)(6) of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 (40 U.S.C. 490(f)(6)), in excess of $1,427,268,000, shall remain in the Fund and shall not be available for expenditure except as authorized in appropriation Acts: Provided further. That for additional expenses necessary to reimburse the fund established pursuant to section 210 of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949, as amended, for expenditures made under 210(j) of said Act, $115,000 to be deposited to said fund. FEDERAL SUPPLY SERVICE OPERATING EXPENSES , I . For expenses, not otherwise provided for, necessary for supply distribution (including contractual services incident to receiving, handling and shipping supply items), procurement (including royalty payments), inspection, standardization, transportation and public utility activities, and other supply management activities as author- ized by law, $143,028,000.
93 STAT. 568 PUBLIC LAW 96-74—SEPT. 29, 1979 NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS SERVICE OPERATING EXPENSES For necessary expenses in connection with Federal records man- agement and related activities, as provided by law, including accept- ance and utilization of voluntary and uncompensated services, $80,446,000, of which $4,000,000 for allocations and grants for histori- cal publications and records as authorized by 44 U.S.C. 2504, as amended, shall remain available until expended. RECORDS DECLASSIFICATION For expenses necessary for the review and declassification of documents, the Information Security Oversight Office, and related records management activities, pursuant to 44 U.S.C. 2104, 2108, and ^^ ysc 401 2904 and implementing provisions of Executive Order 12065, direc- note. tives issued pursuant thereto, and other applicable authorities, including expenses not otherwise provided for, and acceptance and utilization of voluntary and uncompensated services, $3,055,000. AUTOMATED DATA AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICE OPERATING EXPENSES For expenses, not otherwise provided for, necessary for carrying out government-wide responsibilities relating to automated data management, telecommunications and related activities, as author- ized by law, including services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109, $9,200,000. FEDERAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS FUND To increase the capital of the Federal Telecommunications Fund, established by section 110 of the Federal Property and Administra- tive Services Act of 1949, as amended (40 U.S.C. 757), $5,000,000. FEDERAL PROPERTY RESOURCES ACTIVITIES OPERATING EXPENSES (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS) For expenses, not otherwise provided for, necessary for carrying out the functions of the Administrator with respect to utilization of excess real property and disposal of surplus real and related personal property; the utilization of excess personal property; the disposal of surplus personal property; the rehabilitation of personal property; the national stockpile established by the Strategic and Critical Materials Stock Piling Act (50 U.S.C. 98-98h); the supplemental stockpile established by section 104(b) of the Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954 (68 Stat. 456, as amended by 7 use 1704. 73 Stat. 607); the Defense Production Act of 1950, as amended (50 U.S.C. App. 2061-2166); including services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109 and reimbursement for security guard services, $43,453,000, of which $6,526,000 shall be derived from proceeds from transfers of excess real property and disposal of surplus real property and related personal property, subject to the provisions of the Land and Water 16 use 460/-5. Conservation Fund Act of 1965, as amended (16 U.S.C. 460 1-5): Provided, That during the current fiscal year the General Services
PUBLIC LAW 96-74—SEPT. 29, 1979 93 STAT. 569 Administration is authorized to acquire leasehold interests in property, for periods not in excess of twenty years, for the storage, security, and maintenance of strategic, critical, and other materials in the national and supplemental stockpiles provided said leasehold interests are at nominal cost to the Government: Provided further. That during the current fiscal year there shall be no limitation on the value of surplus strategic and critical materials which, in accordance with section 6 of the Strategic and Critical Materials Stock Piling Act (50 U.S.C. 98e), may be transferred without reimbursement to the national stockpile: Provided further. That during the current fiscal year materials in the inventory maintained under the Defense Production Act of 1950, as amended (50 U.S.C. App. 2061-2166), and excess materials in the national stockpile and the supplemental stockpile, the disposition of which is authorized by law, shall be available, without reimbursement, for transfer at fair market value to contractors as payment for expenses (including transportation and other accessorial expenses) of acquisition of materials, or of refining, processing, or otherwise beneficiating materials, or of rotating mate- rials, pursuant to section 3 of the Strategic and Critical Materials Stock Piling Act (50 U.S.C. 98b), and of processing and refining materials pursuant to section 303(d) of the Defense Production Act of 1950, as amended (50 U.S.C. App. 2093(d)). GENERAL MANAGEMENT AND AGENCY OPERATIONS SALARIES AND EXPENSES ^ For expenses of general management and agency operations of activities under the control of the General Services Administration, $6,675,000: Provided, That not to exceed $2,500 shall be available for reception and representation expenses. fc' OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL For necessary expenses of the Office of Inspector General, $18,874,000: Provided, That not to exceed $10,000 shall be available for payment for information and detection of fraud against the government, including payment for recovery of stolen government property. INDIAN TRUST ACCOUNTING For expenses necessary to provide accounting, records manage- ment, and other support incident to adjudication of Indian Tribal claims by the United States Court of Claims, $2,725,000: Provided, That none of these funds shall be available for transfer to any other account. ALLOWANCES AND OFFICE STAFF FOR FORMER PRESIDENTS For carrying out the provisions of the Act of August 25, 1958, as amended (3 U.S.C. 102 note), and Public Law 95-138, $759,500: Provided, That the Administrator of General Services shall transfer to the Secretary of the Treasury such sums as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of such Acts.
93 STAT. 570 PUBLIC LAW 96-74—SEPT. 29, 1979 ADMINISTRATIVE AND STAFF SUPPORT SERVICES SALARIES AND EXPENSES For administrative expenses necessary in providing general admin- istrative and staff support services within the General Services Administration, not otherwise provided for, $97,000,000: Provided, That this appropriation shall be available, subject to reimbursement by the applicable agency, for services performed for other agencies pursuant to section 601 of the Economy Act of 1932, as amended (31 U.S.C. 686). PUBLIC SERVICES For necessary expenses of management and operation of the Business Service Centers and Federal Information Centers, including services authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109, $6,669,000. GENERAL PROVISIONS—GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION SEC. 1. The appropriate appropriation or fund available to the General Services Administration shall be credited with (1) cost of operation, protection, maintenance, upkeep, repair, and improve- ment, included as part of rentals received from Government corpora- tions pursuant to law (40 U.S.C. 129): and (2) appropriations or funds available to other agencies, and transferred to the General Services Administration, in connection with property transferred to the Gen- eral Services Administration pursuant to the Act of July 2, 1948 (50 50 use 451 et U.S.C. 451ff), and such appropriations or funds may be so transferred, **9- with the approval of the Office of Management and Budget. SEC. 2. Funds available to the General Services Administration shall be available for the hire of passenger motor vehicles. SEC. 3. None of the funds available under this Act or under section 40 use 759. H I of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 shall be obligated or expended for the procurement by purchase, lease or any other arrangement, in whole or in part, of any or all the automatic data processing system, data communications network, or related software and services for the joint General Services Adminis- tration-Department of Agriculture MCS project 97-72 contained in the Request for Proposal CDPA 74-14, any successor to such project, or any other common user shared facilities authorized under section 111 of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949. OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT SALARIES AND EXPENSES (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS) For necessary expenses to carry out functions of the Office of Personnel Management; pursuant to Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 92 Stat. 3784. 1978 and the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978; including services as ^^T^^i^ni^i,.*.. authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109; medical examinations performed for 5 u s e 1101 note. veterans by private physicians on a fee basis; rental of conference rooms in the District of Columbia and elsewhere; hire of passenger motor vehicles; not to exceed $2,500 for official reception and repre- sentation expenses; including not more than $600,000 for the conduct of research and demonstration projects; and advances or reimburse- ments to applicable funds of the Office of Personnel Management and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for expenses incurred under
PUBLIC LAW 96-74—SEPT. 29, 1979 93 STAT. 571 Executive Order 10422 of January 9,1953, as amended; $113,939,000 22 use 287 note, together with not to exceed $33,659,000 for current fiscal year administrative expenses for the retirement and insurance programs to be transferred from the appropriate trust funds of the Office of Personnel Management in the amounts determined by the Office of Personnel Management without regard to other statutes: Provided, That the provisions of this appropriation shall not affect the authority to use applicable trust funds for administrative expenses of effecting statutory annuity adjustments. No part of this appropri- ation shall be available for the salaries and expenses of the Legal Examining Unit of the Office of Personnel Management, established pursuant to Executive Order 9358 of July 1, 1943, or any successor 3 CFR 1943-1948 •i. fTi Comp., p. 256. unit of like purpose. ^' ^ GOVERNMENT PAYMENT FOR ANNUITANTS, EMPLOYEES HEALTH BENEFITS For payment of Government contributions with respect to retired employees, as authorized by chapter 89 of title 5, United States Code, 5 USC 8901 et and the Retired Federal Employees Health Benefits Act (74 Stat. 849), ^^9- as amended, $626,509,000, to remain available until expended. PAYMENT TO CIVIL SERVICE RETIREMENT AND DISABILITY FUND For financing the unfunded liability of new and increased annuity benefits becoming effective on or after October 20,1969, as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 8348, and annuities under special acts, to be credited to the Civil Service retirement and disability funds, $2,411,104,000: Provided, That annuities authorized by the Act of May 29, 1944, as 33 USC 776. amended (2 C.Z.C. 181), and the Act of August 19, 1950, as amended (33 U.S.C. 771-775), may hereafter be paid out of the Civil Service retirement and disability fund. INTERGOVERNMENTAL PERSONNEL ASSISTANCE For grants to improve State and local personnel administration, as authorized by the Intergovernmental Personnel Act of 1970, 42 USC 4701 $20,000,000, to remain available until expended. "°*®- MERIT SYSTEMS PROTECTION BOARD SALARIES A N D EXPENSES (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS) For expenses necessary to carry out functions of the Merit Systems Protection Board; pursuant to Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1978; and 92 Stat. 3784. the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978; including services as authorized 92 Stat. liii. by 5 U.S.C. 3109; rental of conference rooms in the District of ^ ^SC lioi note. Columbia and elsewhere; hire of passenger motor vehicles; not to exceed $1,500 for official reception and representation expenses, $12,075,000 together with not to exceed $255,000 for current fiscal year administrative expenses to adjudicate retirement appeals to be transferred from the Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund in amounts determined by the Merit Systems Protection Board.
93 STAT. 572 PUBLIC LAW 96-74—SEPT. 29, 1979 OFFICE OF SPECIAL COUNSEL SALARIES AND EXPENSES For expenses necessary to carry out functions of the Office of 92 Stat. 3784. Special Counsel; pursuant to Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1978; and 92 Stat. 1111. the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978, including services as authorized 5 u s e 1101 note. by 5 U.S.C. 3109; rental of conference rooms in the District of Columbia and elsewhere, and hire of passenger motor vehicles, $4,516,000. FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY SALARIES AND EXPENSES For expenses necessary to carry out functions of the Federal Labor Relations Authority, pursuant to Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1978, and the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978, including services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109, including hire of experts and consul- tants, hire of passenger motor vehicles, rental of conference rooms in the District of Columbia and elsewhere, not to exceed $1,500 for official reception and representation expenses: $12,132,000: Provided, That public members of the Federal Service Impasses Panel may be paid travel expenses per diem in lieu of subsistence as authorized by law (5 U.S.C. 5703) for persons employed intermittently in the Government Service, and compensation as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109. PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON PENSION POLICY SALARIES AND EXPENSES For necessary expenses for the President's Commission on Pension Policy, $2,000,000, to remain available until expended. UNITED STATES TAX COURT SALARIES AND EXPENSES For necessary expenses, including contract reporting and other 26 u s e 7443 services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109, $9,391,000: Provided, That note. travel expenses of the judges shall be paid upon the written certifi- eitation of title. cate of the judge. This title may be cited as the "Independent Agencies Appropri- ations Act, 1980*^. TITLE V—GENERAL PROVISIONS THIS ACT Travel expenses. SEC. 501. Where appropriations in this Act are expendable for travel expenses of employees and no specific limitation has been placed thereon, the expenditures for such travel expenses may not exceed the amount set forth therefor in the budget estimates sub- mitted for the appropriations: Provided, That this section shall not apply to travel performed by uncompensated officials of local boards and appeal boards of the Selective Service System; to travel per- formed directly in connection with care and treatment of medical beneficiaries of the Veterans Administration; or to payments to interagency motor pools where separately set forth in the budget schedules. Employee SEC. 502. No part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall military be available to pay the salaiy of any person filling a position, other leave, position restoration.
PUBLIC LAW 96-74—SEPT. 29, 1979 93 STAT. 573 than a temporary position, formerly held by an employee who has left to enter the Armed Forces of the United States and has satisfactorily completed his period of active military or naval service and has within ninety days after his release from such service or from hospitalization continuing after discharge for a period of not more than one year made application for restoration to his former position and has been certified by the Civil Service Commission as still qualified to perform the duties of his former position and has not been restored thereto. SEC. 503. No part of any appropriation made available in this Act Offices outside shall be used for the purchase or sale of real estate or for the purpose D.C., limitations. of establishing new offices inside or outside the District of Columbia: Provided, That this limitation shall not apply to programs which have been approved by the Congress and appropriations made there- for. SEC. 504. No part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall remain available for obligation beyond the current fiscal year unless expressly so provided herein. SEC. 505. No part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall Foreign made be available for the procurement of or for the payment of the salary of tools, procurement any person engaged in the procurement of any hand or measuring restriction. tool(s) not produced in the United States or its possessions except to the extent that the Administrator of General Services or his designee shall determine that a satisfactory quality and sufficient quantity of hand or measuring tools produced in the United States or its possessions cannot be procured as and when needed from sources in the United States and its possessions or except in accordance with procedures prescribed by section 6-104.4(b) of Armed Services Pro- curement Regulation dated January 1, 1969, as such regulation 32 CFR 6-104.4. existed on June 15, 1970. This section shall be applicable to all solicitations for bids opened after its enactment. SEC. 506. No part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall Stainless steel be available for the procurement of, or for the payment of, the salary flatware, procurement of any person engaged in the procurement of stainless steel flatware restriction. not produced in the United States or its possessions, except to the extent that the Administrator of General Services or his designee shall determine that a satisfactory quality and sufficient quantity of stainless steel flatware produced in the United States or its posses- sions, cannot be procured as and when needed from sources in the United States or its possessions, or except in accordance with proce- dures provided by section 6-104.40t)) of Armed Services Procurement Regulation, dated January 1,1969. This section shall be applicable to all solicitations for bids issued after its enactment. SEC. 507. None of the funds available under this Act shall be available for administrative expenses in connection with the transfer of any functions, personnel, facilities, equipment, or funds out of the United States Customs Service unless such transfers have been specifically authorized by the Congress. SEC. 508. None of the funds available under this Act shall be Border control available for administrative expenses for the purpose of transferring activities. the border control activities of the United States Customs Service to any other agency of the Federal Government. TITLE VI—GENERAL PROVISIONS DEPARTMENTS, AGENCIES, AND CORPORATIONS SEC. 601. Unless otherwise specifically provided the maximum Motor vehicle amount allowable during the current fiscal year in accordance with purchase. 31 u s e 638c.
93 STAT. 574 PUBLIC LAW 96-74—SEPT. 29, 1979 31 use 638a. section 16 of the Act of August 2,1946 (60 Stat. 810), for the purchase of any passenger motor vehicle (exclusive of buses and ambulances), is hereby fixed at $3,400 except station wagons for which the maximum shall be $3,800: Provided, That these limits may be exceeded by not to exceed $1,700 for police-type vehicles, and by not to exceed $3,600 for special heavy-duty vehicles: Provided further, That the limits set forth in this section shall not apply to electric or hybrid vehicles purchased for demonstration under the provisions of the Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Research, Development, and Demonstra- tion Act of 1976. Citizenship SEC. 602, Unless otherwise specified during the current fiscal year requirement for no part of any appropriation contained in this or any other Act shall employees. 31 use 699b. be used to pay the compensation of any officer or employee of the Government of the United States (including any agency the majority of the stock of which is owned by the Government of the United States) whose post of duty is in continental United States unless such person (1) is a citizen of the United States, (2) is a person in the service of the United States on the date of enactment of this Act, who, being eligible for citizenship, has filed a declaration of intention to become a citizen of the United States prior to such date and is actually residing in the United States, (3) is a person who owes allegiance to the United States, (4) is an alien from Cuba, Poland, South Vietnam, or the Baltic countries lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence, or (5) South Vietnamese, Cambodian and Laotian refugees paroled into the United States between January 1, 1975, and the date of enactment of this Act: Provided, That for the purpose of this section, an affidavit signed by any such person shall be considered prima facie evidence that the requirements of this section with respect to his status have been complied with: Provided further, Penalty. That any person making a false affidavit shall be guilty of a felony, and, upon conviction, shall be fined not more than $4,000 or impris- oned for not more than one year, or both: Provided further. That the above penal-clause shall be in addition to, and not in substitution for any other provisions of existing law: Provided further. That any payment made to any officer or employee contrary to the provisions of this section shall be recoverable in action by the Federal Govern- ment. This section shall not apply to citizens of Israel, the Republic of the Philippines or to nationals of those countries allied with the United States in the current defense effort, or to temporary employ- ment of translators, or to temporary employment in the field service (not to exceed sixty days) as a result of emergencies. Quarters SEC. 603. Appropriations of the executive departments and inde- allowances. pendent establishments for the current fiscal year available for expenses of travel or for the expenses of the activity concerned, are hereby made available for quarters allowances and cost-of-living allowances, in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 5922-5924. SEC. 604. No part of any appropriation for the current fiscal year contained in this or any other Act shall be paid to any person for the filling of any position for which he or she has been nominated after the Senate has voted not to approve the nomination of said person. Administrative SEC. 605. Funds made available by this or any other Act for expense funds. administrative expenses in the current fiscal year of the corporations and agencies subject to the Government Corporation Control Act, as amended (31 U.S.C. 841) shall be available, in addition to objects for which such funds are otherwise available, for rent in the District of Columbia; services in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 3109; and the objects specified under this head, all the provisions of which shall be applicable to the expenditure of such funds unless otherwise specified in the Act by which they are made available: Provided, That in the
PUBLIC LAW 96-74—SEPT. 29, 1979 93 STAT. 575 event any functions budgeted as administrative expenses are subse- quently transferred to or paid from other funds, the Umitations on administrative expenses shall be correspondingly reduced. SEC. 606. Pursuant to section 1415 of the Act of July 15, 1952 (66 Foreign credits. Stat. 662), foreign credits (including currencies) owed to or owned by 31 u s e 724. the United States may be used by Federal agencies for any purpose for which appropriations are made for the current fiscal year (includ- ing the carrying out of Acts requiring or authorizing the use of such credits), only when reimbursement therefor is made to the Treasury from applicable appropriations of the agency concerned: Provided, That such credits received as exchange allowances or proceeds of sales of personal property may be used in whole or part payment for acquisition of similar items, to the extent and in the manner authorized by law, without reimbursement to the Treasury. SEC. 607. (a) No part of any appropriation contained in this or any Publicity or other Act, or of the funds available for expenditure by any corpora- propaganda. tion or agency, shall be used for publicity or propaganda purposes designed to support or defeat legislation pending before Congress. (b) No part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall be U.S. Postal available for the payment of the salary of any officer or employee of Service employees, the United States Postal Service, who— communication (1) prohibits or prevents, or attempts or threatens to prohibit or with Congress. prevent, any officer or employee of the United States Postal Service from having any direct oral or written communication or contact with any Member or committee of Congress in connection with any matter pertaining to the employment of such officer or employee or pertaining to the United States Postal Service in any way, irrespec- tive of whether such communication or contact is at the initiative of such officer or employee or in response to the request or inquiry of such Member or committee; or (2) removes, suspends from duty without pay, demotes, reduces in rank, seniority, status, pay, or performance or efficiency rating, denies promotion to, relocates, reassigns, transfers, disciplines, or discriminates in regard to any employment right, entitlement, or benefit, or any term or condition of employment of, any officer or employee of the United States Postal Service, or attempts or threat- ens to commit any of the foregoing actions with respect to such officer or employee, by reason of any communication or contact of such officer or employee with any Member or committee of Congress as described in paragraph (1) of this subsection. SEC. 608. No part of any appropriation contained in this or any Interdepartmental other Act, shall be available to finance interdepartmental boards, groups, expenses. commissions, councils, committees, or similar groups under section 214 of the Independent Offices Appropriations Act, 1946 (31 U.S.C. 691) which do not have prior and specific congressional approval of such method of financial support. SEC. 609. Appropriations available to any department or agency Space and during the current fiscal year for necessary expenses, including service charges and building maintenance or operating expenses, shall also be available for pay- improvements. ment to the General Services Administration for charges for space and services and those expenses of renovation and alteration of buildings and facilities which constitute public improvements, per- formed in accordance with the Public Buildings Act of 1959 (73 Stat. 749), the Public Buildings Amendments of 1972 (86 Stat. 216), or other 40 u s e 601 note. applicable law. SEC. 610. Funds made available by this or any other Act to (1) the U.S. or Postal General Services Administration, including the fund created by the Service gusu-ds. Public Buildings Amendments of 1972 (86 Stat. 216), and (2) the "Postal Service Fund" (39 U.S.C. 2003), shall be available for empKy-
93 STAT. 576 PUBLIC LAW 96-74—SEPT. 29, 1979 ment of guards for all buildings and areas owned or occupied by the United States or the Postal Service and under the charge and control of the General Services Administration or the Postal Service, and such guards shall have, with respect to such property, the powers of special policemen provided by the first section of the Act of June 1, 1948 (62 Stat. 281; 40 U.S.C. 318), but shall not be restricted to certain Federal property as otherwise required by the proviso contained in said section, and, as to property owned or occupied by the Postal Service, the Postmaster General may take the same actions as the Administrator of General Services may take under the provisions of sections 2 and 3 of the Act of June 1,1948 (62 Stat. 281; 40 U.S.C. 318a, 318b) attaching thereto penal consequences under the authority and within the limits provided in section 4 of the Act of June 1, 1948 (62 Stat. 281; 40 U.S.C. 318c). Rental of space SEC. 611. NO part of any appropriation contained in, or funds made and services. available by this or any other Act, shall be available for any agency to pay to the Administrator of the General Services Administration a higher rate per square foot for rental of space and services (estab- lished pursuant to section 210(j) of the Federal Property and Adminis- 40 use 490. trative Services Act of 1949, as amended) than the rate per square foot established for the space and services by the General Services Administration for the current fiscal year and for which appropri- ations were granted. SEC. 612. None of the funds available under this or any other Act shall be available for administrative expenses in connection with the designation for construction, arranging for financing, or execution of contracts or agreements for financing or construction of any additional purchase contract projects pursuant to section 5 of the 40 use 602a. Public Buildings Amendments of 1972 (Public Law 92-313) during the period beginning October 1, 1976, and ending September 30, 1980. 5 use 5343 note. SEC. 613. (a) No part of any of the funds appropriated for the fiscal year ending September 30,1980, by this Act or any other Act, may be used to pay the salary or pay of any individual in any office or position in an amount which exceeds the rate of salary or basic pay payable for such office or position on September 30, 1979, by more than the overall average percentage increase in the General Schedule rates of basic pay, as a result of any adjustments which take effect during such fiscal year under section 5343 of title 5, United States Code, if such adjustment is granted pursuant to a wage survey (but only with respect to prevailing rate employees described in section 5342(a)(A) of that title). (b) The limitations on the availability of funds imposed by this section shall not restrict the payment of any rate of basic pay which does not exceed $4.22 per hour, if such rate of basic pay would be payable were it not for this section. (c) For the purpose of administering any provision of law, rule, or regulation which provides premium pay, retirement, life insurance, or any other employee benefit, which requires any deduction or contribution, or which imposes any requirement or limitation, on the basis of a rate of salary or basic pay, the rate of salary or basic pay payable after the application of this section shall be treated as the rate of salary or basic pay. SEC. 614, None of the funds available under this Act may be used to carry out any revenue ruling of the Internal Revenue Service which rules that a taxpayer is not entitled to a charitable deduction for general purpose contributions which are used for educational pur- poses by a religious organization which is an exempt organization as 26 use 170. described in section 170(c)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954.
PUBLIC LAW 96-74—SEPT. 29, 1979 93 STAT. 577 SEC. 615. None of the funds available under this Act may be used to carry out proposed revenue procedure 4830-01-M of the Internal Revenue Service entitled "Proposed Revenue Procedure on Private Tax-Exempt Schools" (44 F.R. 9451 through 9455, February 13,1979, F.R. Document 79-4801), and proposed revenue procedure 4830-01 of the Internal Revenue Service entitled "Proposed Revenue Procedure on Private Tax-Exempt Schools" (43 F.R. 37296 through 37298, August 22,1978, F.R. Document 78-23515), or parts thereof. SEC. 616. It is the sense of the Congress that, upon the sale of the estate known as Casa Pacifica located in San Clemente, California, former President Richard M. Nixon should reimburse the United States for the original cost of any construction, renovation, improve- ments, equipment or articles paid for by the Federal Government of the United States, or for the amount by which they have increased the fair market value of the property, £is determined by the Comp- troller General of the United States, as of the date of sale, whichever is less. This Act may be cited as the "Treasury, Postal Service, and Short title. General Government Appropriations Act, 1980". Approved September 29, 1979. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: HOUSE REPORTS: No. 96-248 (Comm. on Appropriations) and No. 96-471 (Comm. of Conference). SENATE REPORT No. 96-299 (Comm. on Appropriations). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 125 (1979): July 13, 16, considered and passed House. Sept. 5, 6, considered and passed Senate, amended. Sept. 26, House and Senate agreed to conference report; House receded and concurred in certain Senate amendments and in others with amendments; Senate concurred in House amendments. 59-194 O — 81 39 : QL3