Manager's amendment adds $250,000 for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to develop safety standards for the incorporation of alternative fuel technologies in vehicles; increases the Federal Rail Administration's Railroad Research and Development account by $3 million; provides $1 million for the FAA to support commercial space activities; requires the use of energy-efficient bulbs in Federal buildings; precludes Federal employees from flying first class; and ensures that the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage program can be implemented without Federal subsidy.

Purpose:

An amendment numbered 1 printed in part A of House Report 111-219 to decrease funding for the DOT Office of the Secretary by $250,000 to increase funding for alternative fuel vehicle safety; increase the Federal Railroad Administration's Railroad Research and Development account by $3,000,000 and decrease the Financial Management Capital account by the same amount; increase funding for the FAA's Office of Commercial Space by $1,000,000 and decrease funding for the FAA's Information Services account by the same amount; eliminate a Neighborhood Initiatives project and lower the CDBG and Neighborhood Initiatives funding levels by $2,000,000; modify the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage program to ensure that it can be implemented; prohibit funds from being used to purchase light bulbs that do not have Energy Star or Federal Energy Management Program designation; and prohibit first class travel for employees of agencies funded in the bill.

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(A001)

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