Summary: S.617 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (03/24/1995)

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Title I: Supplementals and Rescissions

Title II: General Provisions

Second Supplemental Appropriations and Rescissions Act, 1995 - Title I: Supplementals and Rescissions - Makes FY 1995 additional supplemental appropriations to the Department of Agriculture for the Agricultural Research Service, the Food Safety and Inspection Service, the Commodity Credit Corporation, and the Food and Nutrition Service.

Rescinds appropriations made to the Department of Agriculture for the Office of the Secretary, Agricultural Research Service, the Cooperative State Research Service, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, the Rural Development Administration and Farmers Home Administration, the Alcohol Fuels Credit Guarantee Program Account, the Rural Electrification Administration, the Food and Nutrition Service, and the Foreign Agricultural Service.

Makes FY 1995 additional supplemental appropriations to the National Bankruptcy Review Commission and the United States Information Agency.

Rescinds appropriations made to: (1) the Department of Justice for the Immigration and Naturalization Service and Office of Justice Programs; (2) the Department of Commerce for the National Institute of Standards and Technology, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the Under Secretary for Technology-Office of Technology Policy, the National Technical Information Service, and the Economic Development Administration; (3) the Judiciary for the United States Court of International Trade and for defender services; (4) the Small Business Administration; (5) the Department of State; (6) the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency; (7) the Board for International Broadcasting; and (8) the United States Information Agency.

Rescinds appropriations made to: (1) the Corps of Engineers-Civil; (2) the Bureau of Reclamation of the Department of the Interior; (3) the Department of Energy; (4) the Appalachian Regional Commission; and (5) the Tennessee Valley Authority.

Rescinds funds appropriated to the President for foreign operations, export financing, and related programs.

Rescinds appropriations made to: (1) the Department of the Interior for the Bureau of Land Management, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, the National Park Service, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and territorial and international affairs; (2) the Department of Agriculture for the Forest Service; (3) the Department of Energy for fossil energy research and development, naval petroleum and oil shale reserves, and energy conservation; (4) the Department of Education for the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education.

Rescinds appropriations made to the Smithsonian Institution, the National Gallery of Art, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and the National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities.

Rescinds appropriations made to the Department of Labor for the Employment and Training Administration and the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Rescinds appropriations made to the Department of Health and Human Services for the Health Resources and Services Administration, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institutes of Health, the Assistant Secretary for Health, the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research, the Health Care Financing Administration, the Social Security Administration, the Administration for Children and Families, the Administration on Aging, and the Office of the Secretary.

Rescinds appropriations made to specified Department of Education programs, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and the Railroad Retirement Board.

Amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 to decrease the appropriated funds for FY 1995 for the Federal Direct Student Loan Program.

Rescinds funds made available to the Legislative Branch for: (1) the payments to widows and heirs of deceased Members of Congress; (2) Joint Economic Committee and the Joint Committee on Printing; (3) the Office of Technology Assessment for salaries and expenses; (4) the Congressional Budget Office for salaries and expenses; (5) the Architect of the Capitol for capitol buildings and grounds; (6) the Government Printing Office for congressional printing and binding and salaries and expenses; (7) the Botanic Garden for salaries and expenses; (8)the Library of Congress for salaries and expenses; and (9) the General Accounting Office for salaries and expenses.

Rescinds funds made available to the Department of Defense for: (1) military construction; (2) the North Atlantic Treaty Organization; and (3) Base Realignment and Closure Account, Parts II and III.

Rescinds funds made available to the Department of Transportation (DOT) for: (1) the Office of the Secretary; (2) the Coast Guard; (3) the Federal Aviation Administration; (4) the Federal Highway Administration; (5) the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration; (6) the Federal Railroad Administration; and (7) the Federal Transit Administration. Reduces certain obligation limitations for DOT.

(Sec. 901) Rescinds funds from the DOT working capital fund.

(Sec. 902) Cancels a specified amount for DOT civilian and military compensation and benefits permanently.

Makes FY 1995 additional supplemental appropriations to the General Services Administration and the Office of Personnel Management.

Rescinds funds made available to the Department of the Treasury for departmental offices, the Financial Management Service, the United States Mint, the Bureau of the Public Debt, and the Internal Revenue Service.

Rescinds funds made available to the Executive Office of the President for the White House Office and Federal drug control programs.

Rescinds funds made available to the General Services Administration for the Federal Buildings Fund and the Office of Personnel Management for salaries and expenses.

Makes FY 1995 additional supplemental appropriations to the Federal Emergency Management Agency for disaster relief and the National Flood Insurance Fund.

Rescinds funds made available to: (1) the Department of Veterans Affairs for medical care and major projects construction; and (2) the Department of Housing and Urban Development for housing programs.

Amends the United States Housing Act of 1937 to: (1) permit a public housing agency to use modernization assistance for any eligible activity, including demolition, replacement housing, and temporary relocation assistance, authorized by this or other applicable appropriations Acts; (2) permit replacement units to be built on the site of the original demolished public housing unit only if the number of replacement units is significantly less than the number of units demolished; (3) repeal provisions prohibiting public housing projects from transferring title unless there is Federal funding assistance providing for a unit for unit replacement for each transfer; and (4) permit the reuse of any budget authority that is recaptured on account of termination of a housing assistance payments contract only for one or more the following, tenant-based assistance or project-based assistance.

Rescinds funds made available to the: (1) Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board; (2) Community Development Financial Institutions Fund; (3) Corporation for National and Community Service; (4) Environmental Protection Agency; (5) National Aeronautics and Space Administration; (6) National Science Foundation; and (7) Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

Title II: General Provisions - Directs the Secretary concerned to: (1) prepare, offer, and award contracts for salvage timber sales from Federal lands; and (2) perform the appropriate revegetation and tree planting operations in the salvage area. Subjects such sales to judicial review only in the United States district court for the district in which the affected Federal lands are located. Permits such an action only if made within 15 days after the initial advertisement of the challenged timber sale.

(Sec. 2002) Amends the Treasury, Postal Service and General Government Appropriations Act, 1995 and other Federal law provisions concerning overtime for criminal investigators.

(Sec. 2006) Prohibits the use of funds available in FY 1995 appropriations being used for specified purposes by the Environmental Protection Agency.