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Introduced in House (03/17/1993)

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Title I: Agriculture Appropriations

Title II: Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and

Related Agencies Appropriations

Subtitle A: Department of Commerce

Subtitle B: Related Agencies

Subtitle C: Department of State

Title III: Defense Appropriations

Subtitle A: Research, Development, Test and Evaluation

Subtitle B: Other Department of Defense Programs

Subtitle C: Operations and Maintenance

Title IV: Energy and Water Appropriations

Subtitle A: Corps of Engineers

Subtitle B: Department of Energy

Title V: Interior Appropriations

Title VI: Transportation Appropriations

Title VII: Treasury, Postal Service, and General Government

Appropriations

Title VIII: Veterans Affairs, Housing and Urban Development,

and Independent Agencies Appropriations

Subtitle A: Department of Veterans Affairs

Subtitle B: Independent Agencies

Subtitle C: Department of Housing and Urban Development

Title IX: Blue Smoke and Mirrors

Spending Priority Reform Act of 1993 - Expresses the sense of the Congress that any money returned to the Treasury as a result of this Act should be deposited in the General Fund to be applied against the Federal budget deficit.

Title I: Agriculture Appropriations - Rescinds FY 1993 appropriations to the Department of Agriculture for certain special research grants and for the construction of buildings and facilities of the Cooperative State Research Service which were not authorized, not awarded on a competitive basis, or not subjected to congressional hearings ("unauthorized").

Title II: Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary and Related Agencies Appropriations - Subtitle A: Department of Commerce - Rescinds FY 1993 specified appropriations to: (1) the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; and (2) the International Trade Administration.

Subtitle B: Related Agencies - Rescinds FY 1993 appropriations to the Small Business Administration for unauthorized grants for specified miscellaneous projects.

Subtitle C: Department of State - Rescinds FY 1993 appropriations to the Department of State for an unauthorized grant for the North/South Center at the University of Miami, Miami, Florida, and certain educational and cultural exchange programs.

Title III: Defense Appropriations - Subtitle A: Research, Development, Test and Evaluation - Rescinds unauthorized FY 1993 appropriations made to the Department of Defense for: (1) university grants; (2) electrical vehicle demonstration projects; (3) Army industrial preparedness and manufacturing technology development programs; (4) medical research; (5) naval research, development, testing, and evaluation; and (5) the Space Surveillance Network Improvement Program.

Subtitle B: Other Department of Defense Programs - Rescinds FY 1993 appropriations for efforts to prevent brown tree snakes from entering Hawaii from Guam.

Subtitle C: Operations and Maintenance - Rescinds FY 1993 appropriations for the following projects: (1) self-powered locks; (2) grants for World University and 1996 Summer Olympics games and World Cup 1994; (3) Army procurement of extended cold weather clothing systems; (4) study of nuclear disposal by the former Soviet Union and for Project Peace; and (5) the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.

Title IV: Energy and Water Appropriations - Subtitle A: Corps of Engineers - Rescinds unauthorized FY 1993 appropriations for funding of surveys and planning activities and construction of water resource projects.

Subtitle B: Department of Energy - Rescinds unauthorized FY 1993 appropriations made under the Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 1993, for funding certain energy supply, research, and development activities.

Title V: Interior Appropriations - Rescinds FY 1993 appropriations for unauthorized funding of: (1) certain National Park System projects; (2) certain construction projects of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; and (3) certain National Forest Service projects.

Title VI: Transportation Appropriations - Rescinds FY 1993 appropriations to the Department of Transportation for unauthorized funding of: (1) certain airway science programs; (2) a certain highway research, development, and technology project; (3) certain construction and maintenance projects; (4) certain Federal Highway Administration demonstration projects; and (5) transit planning and research.

Title VII: Treasury, Postal Service and General Government Appropriations - Rescinds FY 1993 appropriations to the General Services Administration for certain unauthorized grants for projects funded through the Federal Buildings Fund.

Rescinds FY 1993 appropriations to the Office of Personnel Management for the establishment of health promotion and disease prevention programs.

Title VIII: Veterans Affairs, Housing and Urban Development, and Independent Agencies Appropriations - Subtitle A: Department of Veterans Affairs - Rescinds FY 1993 appropriations to be Department of Veterans Affairs for unauthorized construction projects.

Subtitle B: Independent Agencies - Rescinds 1993 appropriations to: (1) the Environmental Protection Agency for certain unauthorized projects; (2) the Consortium for International Earth Science Information Network; and (3) the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for certain unauthorized research and development projects and construction projects.

Subtitle C: Department of Housing and Urban Development - Rescinds FY 1993 appropriations to the Department of Housing and Urban Development for unauthorized funding of certain housing projects and assistance programs.

Title IX: Blue Smoke and Mirrors - Expresses the sense of the Congress that, with regard to the appropriations process, "forward funding" tactics should no longer be utilized and Congress should operate within the funding limits prescribed for each fiscal year.