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Introduced in House (09/16/1998)

Makes appropriations for FY 1999 for continuing projects or activities, including the costs of direct loans and loan guarantees, which were conducted in FY 1998 and for which appropriations, funds, or other authority would be available in: (1) the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1999; (2) the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1999; (3) the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 1999; (4) the District of Columbia Appropriations Act, 1999; (5) the Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 1999; (6) the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 1999; (7) the Department of the Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1999; (8) the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1999; (9) the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1999; (10) the Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1999; (11) the Treasury and General Government Appropriations Act, 1999; and (12) the Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development, and Independent Agencies Appropriations Act, 1999.

Sets forth the rates of (current rates, with specified exceptions), and limitations on, such funding.

Provides funding under this resolution until enactment into law of any covered appropriation or the applicable appropriations Act (without any provision for the covered appropriation) or October 9, 1998, whichever occurs first.

Continues certain activities authorized by the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 through the date for which funding is provided under this resolution.

Amends Federal law to extend provisions regarding claim maintenance fees to be paid by holders of unpatented mining claims, mills, or tunnel sites and location fees to be paid by locators. Continues the time for locating such claims, mills, or tunnel sites through the date for which funding is provided under this resolution.

Requires the amounts charged for patent fees through the date for which funding is provided under this resolution to be the amounts charged by the Patent and Trademark Office on September 30, 1998.

Authorizes, until 30 days after the date for which funding is provided under this resolution, the use of funds to initiate or resume projects or activities at a rate exceeding the current rate to achieve Year 2000 (Y2K) computer conversion.