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House receded and concurred with amendment (09/22/1994)

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Title I: Department of Labor

Title II: Department of Health and Human Services

Title III: Department of Education

Title IV: Related Agencies

Title V: General Provisions

Title VI: Emergency Appropriations

Title VII: Crime Reduction Programs

Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1995 - Title I: Department of Labor - Department of Labor Appropriations Act, 1995 - Makes appropriations for FY 1995 for agencies within the Department of Labor.

(Sec. 101) Amends Federal law to generally require convicted felons to forfeit workers' compensation benefits. Amends the Federal criminal code to establish penalties for false statements or fraud in obtaining Federal employee compensation.

Title II: Department of Health and Human Services - Department of Health and Human Services Appropriations Act, 1995 - Makes appropriations for FY 1995 for agencies within the Department of Health and Human Services.

Provides limitations on the use of appropriated funds.

(Sec. 209) Requires a transfer of funds for the security protection of the Secretary of Health and Human Services.

(Sec. 210) Requires the Secretary to receive assurances from States that funds for low-income home energy assistance will assist households with the lowest incomes that pay a high proportion of income for home energy.

Title III: Department of Education - Department of Education Appropriations Act, 1995 - Makes appropriations for FY 1995 for agencies and programs within the Department of Education.

Sets forth general provisions relating to the use of appropriated funds.

(Sec. 304) Prohibits the use of funds to prevent the implementation of programs of voluntary prayer and meditation in the public schools.

Title IV: Related Agencies - Makes appropriations for FY 1995 for the following agencies or programs: (1) Armed Forces Retirement Home; (2) Corporation for National and Community Service; (3) Corporation for Public Broadcasting; (4) Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service; (5) Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission; (6) National Commission on Libraries and Information Science; (7) National Council on Disability; (8) National Labor Relations Board; (9) National Mediation Board; (10) Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission; (11) Physician Payment Review Commission; (12) Prospective Payment Assessment Commission; (13) Railroad Retirement Board; and (14) United States Institute of Peace.

Title V: General Provisions - Sets forth provisions on the use of the appropriated funds.

(Sec. 506) Prohibits the use of funds to carry out any program of distributing sterile needles for the hypodermic injection of any illegal drug unless the Surgeon General determines that such programs are effective in preventing the spread of HIV and do not encourage the use of illegal drugs. Authorizes the use of such funds for demonstration or study purposes.

(Sec. 507) Expresses the sense of the Congress that, to the greatest extent practicable, all equipment and funds purchased under this Act should be American-made.

(Sec. 508) Imposes a disclosure requirement on grantees receiving Federal funds.

(Sec. 509) Prohibits the use of funds to perform abortions except to save the life of the mother or where the pregnancy is the result of rape or incest.

(Sec. 510) Prohibits the use of funds to implement, prior to July 1, 1995, the rule that requires for-profit trade schools to obtain no more than 85 percent of their revenue from student financial aid programs.

(Sec. 511) Prohibits the use of funds to induce undocumented immigrants to apply for Federal benefits for which they are not eligible. Requires State participation in certain programs that verify immigration status.

(Sec. 513) Limits agency cash performance awards to no more than one percent of salary appropriations.

(Sec. 514) Amends the Federal criminal code to impose penalties upon anyone who, after testing positive for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), knowingly donates or sells blood, semen, tissues, organs, or other bodily fluids, except as necessary for medical research.

(Sec. 515) Prohibits certain transfers of funds, certain employee details, and fund apportionments done by any agency other than the Office of Management and Budget.

Title VI: Emergency Supplemental Appropriations - Makes emergency appropriations to the Department of Health and Human Services.

Title VII: Crime Reduction Programs - Makes appropriations, to be derived from the Violent Crime Reduction Trust Fund, to the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Education for certain programs, including a domestic violence hotline program.