Summary: H.R.2491 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)

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House receded and concurred with amendment (10/19/1993)


Title I: Department of Veterans Affairs

Title II: Department of Housing and Urban Development

Title III: Independent Agencies

Title IV: Corporations

Title V: General Provisions

Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development, and Independent Agencies Appropriations Act, 1994 - Title I: Department of Veterans Affairs - Makes appropriations for FY 1994 to the Department of Veterans Affairs. Provides for the use of such appropriations.

Title II: Department of Housing and Urban Development - Makes appropriations for FY 1994 to the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Title III: Independent Agencies - Makes appropriations for FY 1994 to the: (1) American Battle Monuments Commission; (2) Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board; (3) Consumer Product Safety Commission; (4) Court of Veterans Appeals; (5) Department of Defense-Civil for cemeterial expenses, Army; (6) Environmental Protection Agency; (7) Executive Office of the President for the Office of Science and Technology Policy and the Office of National Service; (8) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA); (9) General Services Administration for the Consumer Information Center; (10) Department of Health and Human Services for the Office of Consumer Affairs; (11) National Aeronautics and Space Administration, including the redesigned space station; (12) National Credit Union Administration for the obligations of the Central Liquidity Facility; (13) National Science Foundation; (14) Corporation for National and Community Service; (15) Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation; and (16) Selective Service System.

Provides that none of the funds provided in this Act to NASA shall be available for other than termination costs of the advanced solid rocket motor program (ASRM).

Title IV: Corporations - Authorizes certain corporations and agencies of HUD to make commitments without regard to fiscal year limitations as necessary to carry out provisions under the Government Corporation Control Act. Allows any collections by such corporations and agencies to be used for new loan or mortgage purchase commitments to the extent provided under this Act, with specified exceptions.

Makes funds available to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Office of Inspector General of the Resolution Trust Corporation.

Title V: General Provisions - Specifies certain uses, limitations, and prohibitions on uses of funds appropriated by this Act.

Requires FY 1994 pay raises to be absorbed within the levels appropriated in this Act.

Requires expenditures under this Act to comply with the Buy American Act.