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House receded and concurred with amendment (09/12/1994)

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

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

Title VI: Emergency Supplemental Appropriations

Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development, and Independent Agencies Appropriations Act, 1995 - Title I: Department of Veterans Affairs - Makes appropriations for FY 1995 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 1995 for the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Title III: Independent Agencies - Makes appropriations for FY 1995 to the: (1) American Battle Monuments Commission; (2) Community Development Financial Institutions Fund Program Account; (3) Consumer Product Safety Commission; (4) Corporation for National and Community Service; (5) Court of Veterans Appeals; (6) Department of Defense-Civil for cemeterial expenses, Army; (7) Environmental Protection Agency; (8) Executive Office of the President for the Office of Science and Technology Policy; (9) Council on Environmental Quality and Office of Environmental Quality; (10) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA); (11) General Services Administration for the Consumer Information Center; (12) Department of Health and Human Services for the Office of Consumer Affairs; (13) National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA); (14) National Credit Union Administration for the obligations of the Central Liquidity Facility; (15) National Science Foundation; (16) Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation; and (17) Selective Service System.

Rescinds funds previously made available to the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board.

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.

(Sec. 515) Requires FY 1995 pay raises to be absorbed within the levels appropriated in this Act.

(Sec. 517) 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. 518) Prohibits the use of funds to implement any cap on reimbursements to grantees for indirect costs, except as published in a specified Office of Management and Budget circular.

Title VI: Emergency Supplemental Appropriations - Makes emergency supplemental funds available to HUD and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Amends the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act of 1994 to decrease emergency funds made available to the Department of Transportation.