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        H.R.2620

                      One Hundred Seventh Congress

                                 of the

                        United States of America


                          AT THE FIRST SESSION

         Begun and held at the City of Washington on Wednesday,
             the third day of January, two thousand and one


                                 An Act


 
   Making appropriations for the Departments of Veterans Affairs and 
  Housing and Urban Development, and for sundry independent agencies, 
   boards, commissions, corporations, and offices for the fiscal year 
           ending September 30, 2002, and for other purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums 
are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise 
appropriated, for the Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and 
Urban Development, and for sundry independent agencies, boards, 
commissions, corporations, and offices for the fiscal year ending 
September 30, 2002, and for other purposes, namely:

                TITLE I--DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

                    Veterans Benefits Administration


                        compensation and pensions

                      (including transfer of funds)

    For the payment of compensation benefits to or on behalf of 
veterans and a pilot program for disability examinations as authorized 
by law (38 U.S.C. 107, chapters 11, 13, 18, 51, 53, 55, and 61); 
pension benefits to or on behalf of veterans as authorized by law (38 
U.S.C. chapters 15, 51, 53, 55, and 61; 92 Stat. 2508); and burial 
benefits, emergency and other officers' retirement pay, adjusted-
service credits and certificates, payment of premiums due on commercial 
life insurance policies guaranteed under the provisions of article IV 
of the Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil Relief Act of 1940 (50 U.S.C. App. 
540 et seq.) and for other benefits as authorized by law (38 U.S.C. 
107, 1312, 1977, and 2106, chapters 23, 51, 53, 55, and 61; 50 U.S.C. 
App. 540-548; 43 Stat. 122, 123; 45 Stat. 735; 76 Stat. 1198), 
$24,944,288,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That not 
to exceed $17,940,000 of the amount appropriated under this heading 
shall be reimbursed to ``General operating expenses'' and ``Medical 
care'' for necessary expenses in implementing those provisions 
authorized in the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990, and in the 
Veterans' Benefits Act of 1992 (38 U.S.C. chapters 51, 53, and 55), the 
funding source for which is specifically provided as the ``Compensation 
and pensions'' appropriation: Provided further, That such sums as may 
be earned on an actual qualifying patient basis, shall be reimbursed to 
``Medical facilities revolving fund'' to augment the funding of 
individual medical facilities for nursing home care provided to 
pensioners as authorized.


                          readjustment benefits

    For the payment of readjustment and rehabilitation benefits to or 
on behalf of veterans as authorized by law (38 U.S.C. chapters 21, 30, 
31, 34, 35, 36, 39, 51, 53, 55, and 61), $2,135,000,000, to remain 
available until expended: Provided, That expenses for rehabilitation 
program services and assistance which the Secretary is authorized to 
provide under section 3104(a) of title 38, United States Code, other 
than under subsection (a)(1), (2), (5), and (11) of that section, shall 
be charged to this account.


                    veterans insurance and indemnities

    For military and naval insurance, national service life insurance, 
servicemen's indemnities, service-disabled veterans insurance, and 
veterans mortgage life insurance as authorized by 38 U.S.C. chapter 19; 
70 Stat. 887; 72 Stat. 487, $26,200,000, to remain available until 
expended.

         veterans housing benefit program fund program account


                      (including transfer of funds)

    For the cost of direct and guaranteed loans, such sums as may be 
necessary to carry out the program, as authorized by 38 U.S.C. chapter 
37, as amended: Provided, That such costs, including the cost of 
modifying such loans, shall be as defined in section 502 of the 
Congressional Budget Act of 1974, as amended: Provided further, That 
during fiscal year 2002, within the resources available, not to exceed 
$300,000 in gross obligations for direct loans are authorized for 
specially adapted housing loans.
    In addition, for administrative expenses to carry out the direct 
and guaranteed loan programs, $164,497,000, which may be transferred to 
and merged with the appropriation for ``General operating expenses''.


                   education loan fund program account

                      (including transfer of funds)

    For the cost of direct loans, $1,000, as authorized by 38 U.S.C. 
3698, as amended: Provided, That such costs, including the cost of 
modifying such loans, shall be as defined in section 502 of the 
Congressional Budget Act of 1974, as amended: Provided further, That 
these funds are available to subsidize gross obligations for the 
principal amount of direct loans not to exceed $3,400.
    In addition, for administrative expenses necessary to carry out the 
direct loan program, $64,000, which may be transferred to and merged 
with the appropriation for ``General operating expenses''.

            vocational rehabilitation loans program account


                      (including transfer of funds)

    For the cost of direct loans, $72,000, as authorized by 38 U.S.C. 
chapter 31, as amended: Provided, That such costs, including the cost 
of modifying such loans, shall be as defined in section 502 of the 
Congressional Budget Act of 1974, as amended: Provided further, That 
funds made available under this heading are available to subsidize 
gross obligations for the principal amount of direct loans not to 
exceed $3,301,000.
    In addition, for administrative expenses necessary to carry out the 
direct loan program, $274,000, which may be transferred to and merged 
with the appropriation for ``General operating expenses''.

          native american veteran housing loan program account


                      (including transfer of funds)

    For administrative expenses to carry out the direct loan program 
authorized by 38 U.S.C. chapter 37, subchapter V, as amended, $544,000, 
which may be transferred to and merged with the appropriation for 
``General operating expenses''.

  guaranteed transitional housing loans for homeless veterans program 
                                account

    For the administrative expenses to carry out the guaranteed 
transitional housing loan program authorized by 38 U.S.C. chapter 37, 
subchapter VI, not to exceed $750,000 of the amounts appropriated by 
this Act for ``General operating expenses'' and ``Medical care'' may be 
expended.

                     Veterans Health Administration


                               medical care

                      (including transfer of funds)

    For necessary expenses for the maintenance and operation of 
hospitals, nursing homes, and domiciliary facilities; for furnishing, 
as authorized by law, inpatient and outpatient care and treatment to 
beneficiaries of the Department of Veterans Affairs, including care and 
treatment in facilities not under the jurisdiction of the department; 
and furnishing recreational facilities, supplies, and equipment; 
funeral, burial, and other expenses incidental thereto for 
beneficiaries receiving care in the department; administrative expenses 
in support of planning, design, project management, real property 
acquisition and disposition, construction and renovation of any 
facility under the jurisdiction or for the use of the department; 
oversight, engineering and architectural activities not charged to 
project cost; repairing, altering, improving or providing facilities in 
the several hospitals and homes under the jurisdiction of the 
department, not otherwise provided for, either by contract or by the 
hire of temporary employees and purchase of materials; uniforms or 
allowances therefor, as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 5901-5902; aid to State 
homes as authorized by 38 U.S.C. 1741; administrative and legal 
expenses of the department for collecting and recovering amounts owed 
the department as authorized under 38 U.S.C. chapter 17, and the 
Federal Medical Care Recovery Act, 42 U.S.C. 2651 et seq., 
$21,331,164,000, plus reimbursements: Provided, That of the funds made 
available under this heading, $675,000,000 is for the equipment and 
land and structures object classifications only, which amount shall not 
become available for obligation until August 1, 2002, and shall remain 
available until September 30, 2003: Provided further, That of the funds 
made available under this heading, not to exceed $900,000,000 shall be 
available until September 30, 2003: Provided further, That of the funds 
made available under this heading for non-recurring maintenance and 
repair (NRM) activities, $15,000,000 shall be available without fiscal 
year limitation to support the NRM activities necessary to implement 
Capital Asset Realignment for Enhanced Services (CARES) activities: 
Provided further, That from amounts appropriated under this heading, 
additional amounts, as designated by the Secretary no later than 
September 30, 2002, may be used for CARES activities without fiscal 
year limitation: Provided further, That the Secretary of Veterans 
Affairs shall conduct by contract a program of recovery audits for the 
fee basis and other medical services contracts with respect to payments 
for hospital care; and, notwithstanding 31 U.S.C. 3302(b), amounts 
collected, by setoff or otherwise, as the result of such audits shall 
be available, without fiscal year limitation, for the purposes for 
which funds are appropriated under this heading and the purposes of 
paying a contractor a percent of the amount collected as a result of an 
audit carried out by the contractor: Provided further, That all amounts 
so collected under the preceding proviso with respect to a designated 
health care region (as that term is defined in 38 U.S.C. 1729A(d)(2)) 
shall be allocated, net of payments to the contractor, to that region.
    In addition, in conformance with Public Law 105-33 establishing the 
Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Care Collections Fund, such sums 
as may be deposited to such Fund pursuant to 38 U.S.C. 1729A may be 
transferred to this account, to remain available until expended for the 
purposes of this account.


                     medical and prosthetic research

    For necessary expenses in carrying out programs of medical and 
prosthetic research and development as authorized by 38 U.S.C. chapter 
73, to remain available until September 30, 2003, $371,000,000, plus 
reimbursements.


       medical administration and miscellaneous operating expenses

    For necessary expenses in the administration of the medical, 
hospital, nursing home, domiciliary, construction, supply, and research 
activities, as authorized by law; administrative expenses in support of 
capital policy activities, $66,731,000, plus reimbursements: Provided, 
That technical and consulting services offered by the Facilities 
Management Field Service, including project management and real 
property administration (including leases, site acquisition and 
disposal activities directly supporting projects), shall be provided to 
Department of Veterans Affairs components only on a reimbursable basis, 
and such amounts will remain available until September 30, 2002.

                      Departmental Administration


                        general operating expenses

    For necessary operating expenses of the Department of Veterans 
Affairs, not otherwise provided for, including administrative expenses 
in support of Department-wide capital planning, management and policy 
activities, uniforms or allowances therefor; not to exceed $25,000 for 
official reception and representation expenses; hire of passenger motor 
vehicles; and reimbursement of the General Services Administration for 
security guard services, and the Department of Defense for the cost of 
overseas employee mail, $1,195,728,000: Provided, That expenses for 
services and assistance authorized under 38 U.S.C. 3104(a)(1), (2), 
(5), and (11) that the Secretary determines are necessary to enable 
entitled veterans: (1) to the maximum extent feasible, to become 
employable and to obtain and maintain suitable employment; or (2) to 
achieve maximum independence in daily living, shall be charged to this 
account: Provided further, That of the funds made available under this 
heading, not to exceed $60,000,000 shall be available for obligation 
until September 30, 2003: Provided further, That from the funds made 
available under this heading, the Veterans Benefits Administration may 
purchase up to four passenger motor vehicles for use in operations of 
that Administration in Manila, Philippines: Provided further, That 
travel expenses for this account shall not exceed $15,665,000.

                    national cemetery administration

    For necessary expenses of the National Cemetery Administration for 
operations and maintenance, not otherwise provided for, including 
uniforms or allowances therefor; cemeterial expenses as authorized by 
law; purchase of one passenger motor vehicle for use in cemeterial 
operations; and hire of passenger motor vehicles, $121,169,000.

                      office of inspector general

    For necessary expenses of the Office of Inspector General in 
carrying out the Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended, 
$52,308,000.


                       construction, major projects

    For constructing, altering, extending and improving any of the 
facilities under the jurisdiction or for the use of the Department of 
Veterans Affairs, or for any of the purposes set forth in sections 316, 
2404, 2406, 8102, 8103, 8106, 8108, 8109, 8110, and 8122 of title 38, 
United States Code, including planning, architectural and engineering 
services, maintenance or guarantee period services costs associated 
with equipment guarantees provided under the project, services of 
claims analysts, offsite utility and storm drainage system construction 
costs, and site acquisition, where the estimated cost of a project is 
$4,000,000 or more or where funds for a project were made available in 
a previous major project appropriation, $183,180,000, to remain 
available until expended, of which $60,000,000 shall be for Capital 
Asset Realignment for Enhanced Services (CARES) activities; and of 
which not to exceed $20,000,000 shall be for costs associated with land 
acquisitions for national cemeteries in the vicinity of Sacramento, 
California; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and Detroit, Michigan: Provided, 
That of the amount made available under this heading for CARES 
activities, up to $40,000,000 shall be for construction of a blind and 
spinal cord injury center at the Hines Veterans Affairs Medical Center 
pursuant to the Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN) 12 CARES 
study, and construction of such center is hereby deemed authorized 
pursuant to title 38, United States Code: Provided further, That the 
amounts designated in the previous proviso shall be available for 
obligation only after the Secretary of Veterans Affairs has initiated 
all actions necessary to implement fully Option B of the July 19, 2001 
VISN 12 Service Delivery Options after consulting with interested and 
affected parties, and has initiated Phase II of the CARES process: 
Provided further, That except for advance planning activities, 
including needs assessments which may or may not lead to capital 
investments, and other capital asset management related activities, 
such as portfolio development and management activities, and investment 
strategy studies funded through the advance planning fund and the 
planning and design activities funded through the design fund and CARES 
funds, including needs assessments which may or may not lead to capital 
investments, none of the funds appropriated under this heading shall be 
used for any project which has not been approved by the Congress in the 
budgetary process: Provided further, That funds provided in this 
appropriation for fiscal year 2002, for each approved project (except 
those for CARES activities and the three land acquisitions referenced 
above) shall be obligated: (1) by the awarding of a construction 
documents contract by September 30, 2002; and (2) by the awarding of a 
construction contract by September 30, 2003: Provided further, That the 
Secretary of Veterans Affairs shall promptly report in writing to the 
Committees on Appropriations any approved major construction project in 
which obligations are not incurred within the time limitations 
established above: Provided further, That no funds from any other 
account except the ``Parking revolving fund'', may be obligated for 
constructing, altering, extending, or improving a project which was 
approved in the budget process and funded in this account until 1 year 
after substantial completion and beneficial occupancy by the Department 
of Veterans Affairs of the project or any part thereof with respect to 
that part only.


                       construction, minor projects

    For constructing, altering, extending, and improving any of the 
facilities under the jurisdiction or for the use of the Department of 
Veterans Affairs, including planning and assessments of needs which may 
lead to capital investments, architectural and engineering services, 
maintenance or guarantee period services costs associated with 
equipment guarantees provided under the project, services of claims 
analysts, offsite utility and storm drainage system construction costs, 
and site acquisition, or for any of the purposes set forth in sections 
316, 2404, 2406, 8102, 8103, 8106, 8108, 8109, 8110, 8122, and 8162 of 
title 38, United States Code, where the estimated cost of a project is 
less than $4,000,000, $210,900,000, to remain available until expended, 
along with unobligated balances of previous ``Construction, minor 
projects'' appropriations which are hereby made available for any 
project where the estimated cost is less than $4,000,000, of which 
$25,000,000 shall be for Capital Asset Realignment for Enhanced 
Services (CARES) activities: Provided, That from amounts appropriated 
under this heading, additional amounts may be used for CARES activities 
upon notification of and approval by the Committees on Appropriations: 
Provided further, That funds in this account shall be available for: 
(1) repairs to any of the nonmedical facilities under the jurisdiction 
or for the use of the department which are necessary because of loss or 
damage caused by any natural disaster or catastrophe; and (2) temporary 
measures necessary to prevent or to minimize further loss by such 
causes.


                          parking revolving fund

    For the parking revolving fund as authorized by 38 U.S.C. 8109, 
income from fees collected and $4,000,000 from the general fund, both 
to remain available until expended, which shall be available for all 
authorized expenses except operations and maintenance costs, which will 
be funded from ``Medical care''.


        grants for construction of state extended care facilities

    For grants to assist States to acquire or construct State nursing 
home and domiciliary facilities and to remodel, modify or alter 
existing hospital, nursing home and domiciliary facilities in State 
homes, for furnishing care to veterans as authorized by 38 U.S.C. 8131-
8137, $100,000,000, to remain available until expended.


           grants for construction of state veterans cemeteries

    For grants to aid States in establishing, expanding, or improving 
State veterans cemeteries as authorized by 38 U.S.C. 2408, $25,000,000, 
to remain available until expended.

                       Administrative Provisions


                      (including transfer of funds)

    Sec. 101. Any appropriation for fiscal year 2002 for ``Compensation 
and pensions'', ``Readjustment benefits'', and ``Veterans insurance and 
indemnities'' may be transferred to any other of the mentioned 
appropriations.
    Sec. 102. Appropriations available to the Department of Veterans 
Affairs for fiscal year 2002 for salaries and expenses shall be 
available for services authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109.
    Sec. 103. No appropriations in this Act for the Department of 
Veterans Affairs (except the appropriations for ``Construction, major 
projects'', ``Construction, minor projects'', and the ``Parking 
revolving fund'') shall be available for the purchase of any site for 
or toward the construction of any new hospital or home.
    Sec. 104. No appropriations in this Act for the Department of 
Veterans Affairs shall be available for hospitalization or examination 
of any persons (except beneficiaries entitled under the laws bestowing 
such benefits to veterans, and persons receiving such treatment under 5 
U.S.C. 7901-7904 or 42 U.S.C. 5141-5204), unless reimbursement of cost 
is made to the ``Medical care'' account at such rates as may be fixed 
by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
    Sec. 105. Appropriations available to the Department of Veterans 
Affairs for fiscal year 2002 for ``Compensation and pensions'', 
``Readjustment benefits'', and ``Veterans insurance and indemnities'' 
shall be available for payment of prior year accrued obligations 
required to be recorded by law against the corresponding prior year 
accounts within the last quarter of fiscal year 2001.
    Sec. 106. Appropriations accounts available to the Department of 
Veterans Affairs for fiscal year 2002 shall be available to pay prior 
year obligations of corresponding prior year appropriations accounts 
resulting from title X of the Competitive Equality Banking Act, Public 
Law 100-86, except that if such obligations are from trust fund 
accounts they shall be payable from ``Compensation and pensions''.
    Sec. 107. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, during fiscal 
year 2002, the Secretary of Veterans Affairs shall, from the National 
Service Life Insurance Fund (38 U.S.C. 1920), the Veterans' Special 
Life Insurance Fund (38 U.S.C. 1923), and the United States Government 
Life Insurance Fund (38 U.S.C. 1955), reimburse the ``General operating 
expenses'' account for the cost of administration of the insurance 
programs financed through those accounts: Provided, That reimbursement 
shall be made only from the surplus earnings accumulated in an 
insurance program in fiscal year 2002, that are available for dividends 
in that program after claims have been paid and actuarially determined 
reserves have been set aside: Provided further, That if the cost of 
administration of an insurance program exceeds the amount of surplus 
earnings accumulated in that program, reimbursement shall be made only 
to the extent of such surplus earnings: Provided further, That the 
Secretary shall determine the cost of administration for fiscal year 
2002, which is properly allocable to the provision of each insurance 
program and to the provision of any total disability income insurance 
included in such insurance program.
    Sec. 108. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the 
Department of Veterans Affairs shall continue the Franchise Fund pilot 
program authorized to be established by section 403 of Public Law 103-
356 until October 1, 2002: Provided, That the Franchise Fund, 
established by title I of Public Law 104-204 to finance the operations 
of the Franchise Fund pilot program, shall continue until October 1, 
2002.
    Sec. 109. Amounts deducted from enhanced-use lease proceeds to 
reimburse an account for expenses incurred by that account during a 
prior fiscal year for providing enhanced-use lease services, may be 
obligated during the fiscal year in which the proceeds are received.
    Sec. 110. Funds available in any Department of Veterans Affairs 
appropriation for fiscal year 2002 or funds for salaries and other 
administrative expenses shall also be available to reimburse the Office 
of Resolution Management and the Office of Employment Discrimination 
Complaint Adjudication for all services provided at rates which will 
recover actual costs but not exceed $28,555,000 for the Office of 
Resolution Management and $2,383,000 for the Office of Employment and 
Discrimination Complaint Adjudication: Provided, That payments may be 
made in advance for services to be furnished based on estimated costs: 
Provided further, That amounts received shall be credited to ``General 
operating expenses'' for use by the office that provided the service.
    Sec. 111. The Secretary of Veterans Affairs shall treat the North 
Dakota Veterans Cemetery, Mandan, North Dakota, as a veterans cemetery 
owned by the State of North Dakota for purposes of making grants to 
States in expanding or improving veterans cemeteries under section 2408 
of title 38, United States Code. This section shall take effect on the 
date of enactment of this Act, and shall apply with respect to grants 
under section 2408 of title 38, United States Code, that occur on or 
after that date.

         TITLE II--DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

                       Public and Indian Housing


                         housing certificate fund

               (including transfer and rescission of funds)

    For activities and assistance to prevent the involuntary 
displacement of low-income families, the elderly and the disabled 
because of the loss of affordable housing stock, expiration of subsidy 
contracts (other than contracts for which amounts are provided under 
another heading in this Act) or expiration of use restrictions, or 
other changes in housing assistance arrangements, and for other 
purposes, $16,280,975,000, of which $640,000,000 shall be from 
unobligated balances from amounts recaptured from fiscal year 2000 and 
prior years pursuant to a reduction in the amounts provided for Annual 
Contributions Contract Reserve Accounts, and amounts that are 
recaptured in this account to remain available until expended: 
Provided, That not later than October 1, 2001, the Department of 
Housing and Urban Development shall reduce from 60 days to 30 days the 
amount of reserve funds made available to public housing authorities: 
Provided further, That of the total amount provided under this heading, 
$16,071,975,000, of which $11,231,975,000 and the aforementioned 
recaptures shall be available on October 1, 2001 and $4,200,000,000 
shall be available on October 1, 2002, shall be for assistance under 
the United States Housing Act of 1937, as amended (``the Act'' herein) 
(42 U.S.C. 1437 et seq.): Provided further, That the foregoing amounts 
shall be for use in connection with expiring or terminating section 8 
subsidy contracts, for amendments to section 8 subsidy contracts, for 
enhanced vouchers (including amendments and renewals) under any 
provision of law authorizing such assistance under section 8(t) of the 
Act (42 U.S.C. 1437f(t)), contract administrators, and contracts 
entered into pursuant to section 441 of the McKinney-Vento Homeless 
Assistance Act: Provided further, That amounts available under the 
second proviso under this heading shall be available for section 8 
rental assistance under the Act: (1) for the relocation and replacement 
of housing units that are demolished or disposed of pursuant to the 
Omnibus Consolidated Rescissions and Appropriations Act of 1996 (Public 
Law 104-134; Stat. 1321-269); (2) for the conversion of section 23 
projects to assistance under section 8; (3) for funds to carry out the 
family unification program; (4) for the relocation of witnesses in 
connection with efforts to combat crime in public and assisted housing 
pursuant to a request from a law enforcement or prosecution agency; (5) 
for tenant protection assistance, including replacement and relocation 
assistance; and (6) for the 1-year renewal of section 8 contracts for 
units in projects that are subject to approved plans of action under 
the Emergency Low Income Housing Preservation Act of 1987 or the Low-
Income Housing Preservation and Resident Homeownership Act of 1990: 
Provided further, That of the total amount provided under this heading, 
no less than $13,400,000 shall be transferred to the Working Capital 
Fund for the development and maintenance of information technology 
systems: Provided further, That of the total amount provided under this 
heading, $143,979,000 shall be made available for incremental vouchers 
under section 8 of the Act, of which $103,979,000 shall be made 
available on a fair share basis to those public housing agencies that 
have no less than a 97 percent occupancy rate; and of which $40,000,000 
shall be made available to nonelderly disabled families affected by the 
designation of a public housing development under section 7 of the Act, 
the establishment of preferences in accordance with section 651 of the 
Housing and Community Development Act of 1992 (42 U.S.C. 13611), or the 
restriction of occupancy to elderly families in accordance with section 
658 of such Act (42 U.S.C. 13618), and to the extent the Secretary 
determines that such amount is not needed to fund applications for such 
affected families, to other nonelderly disabled families: Provided 
further, That up to $195,601,000 from amounts made available under this 
heading may be made available for contract administrators: Provided 
further, That amounts available under this heading may be made 
available for administrative fees and other expenses to cover the cost 
of administering rental assistance programs under section 8 of the Act: 
Provided further, That the fee otherwise authorized under section 8(q) 
of the Act shall be determined in accordance with section 8(q), as in 
effect immediately before the enactment of the Quality Housing and Work 
Responsibility Act of 1998: Provided further, That $1,200,000,000 is 
rescinded from unobligated balances remaining from funds appropriated 
to the Department of Housing and Urban Development under this heading 
or the heading ``Annual contributions for assisted housing'' or any 
other heading for fiscal year 2001 and prior years: Provided further, 
That any such balances governed by reallocation provisions under the 
statute authorizing the program for which the funds were originally 
appropriated shall not be available for this rescission: Provided 
further, That the Secretary shall have until September 30, 2002, to 
meet the rescission in the proviso preceding the immediately preceding 
proviso: Provided further, That any obligated balances of contract 
authority that have been terminated shall be canceled.


                       public housing capital fund

                      (including transfer of funds)

    For the Public Housing Capital Fund Program to carry out capital 
and management activities for public housing agencies, as authorized 
under section 9 of the United States Housing Act of 1937, as amended 
(42 U.S.C. 1437g), $2,843,400,000, to remain available until September 
30, 2005: Provided, That, hereafter, notwithstanding any other 
provision of law or any failure of the Secretary of Housing and Urban 
Development to issue regulations to carry out section 9(j) of the 
United States Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 1437g(j)), such section is 
deemed to have taken effect on October 1, 1998, and, except as 
otherwise provided in this heading, shall apply to all assistance made 
available under this same heading on or after such date: Provided 
further, That of the total amount provided under this heading, in 
addition to amounts otherwise allocated under this heading, 
$550,000,000 shall be allocated for such capital and management 
activities only among public housing agencies that have obligated all 
assistance for the agency for fiscal years 1998 and 1999 made available 
under this same heading in accordance with the requirements under 
paragraphs (1) and (2) of section 9(j) of such Act: Provided further, 
That notwithstanding any other provision of law or regulation, during 
fiscal year 2002, the Secretary may not delegate to any Department 
official other than the Deputy Secretary any authority under paragraph 
(2) of such section 9(j) regarding the extension of the time periods 
under such section for obligation of amounts made available for fiscal 
year 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, or 2002: Provided further, That 
notwithstanding the first proviso and paragraphs (3) and (5)(B) of such 
section 9(j), if at any time before the effectiveness of final 
regulations issued by the Secretary under section 6(j) of the United 
States Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 1437d(j)) providing for 
assessment of public housing agencies and designation of high-
performing agencies, any amounts made available under the public 
housing Capital Fund for fiscal year 1999, 2000, 2001, or 2002 remain 
unobligated in violation of paragraph (1) of such section 9(j) or 
unexpended in violation of paragraph (5)(A) of such section 9(j), the 
Secretary shall recapture any such amounts and reallocate such amounts 
among public housing agencies that, at the time of such reallocation, 
are not in violation of any requirement under paragraph (1) or (5)(A) 
of such section: Provided further, That for purposes of this heading, 
the term ``obligate'' means, with respect to amounts, that the amounts 
are subject to a binding agreement that will result in outlays 
immediately or in the future: Provided further, That of the total 
amount provided under this heading, up to $51,000,000 shall be for 
carrying out activities under section 9(h) of such Act, of which up to 
$10,000,000 shall be for the provision of remediation services to 
public housing agencies identified as ``troubled'' under the Section 8 
Management Assessment Program: Provided further, That of the total 
amount provided under this heading, up to $500,000 shall be for lease 
adjustments to section 23 projects, and no less than $52,700,000 shall 
be transferred to the Working Capital Fund for the development and 
maintenance of information technology systems: Provided further, That 
no funds may be used under this heading for the purposes specified in 
section 9(k) of the United States Housing Act of 1937, as amended: 
Provided further, That of the total amount provided under this heading, 
up to $75,000,000 shall be available for the Secretary of Housing and 
Urban Development to make grants to public housing agencies for 
emergency capital needs resulting from emergencies and natural 
disasters in fiscal year 2002: Provided further, That of the total 
amount provided under this heading, $15,000,000 shall be for a 
Neighborhood Networks initiative for activities authorized in section 
9(d)(1)(E) of the United States Housing Act of 1937, as amended: 
Provided further, That notwithstanding any other provision of law, 
amounts made available in the previous proviso shall be awarded to 
public housing agencies on a competitive basis as provided in section 
102 of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Reform Act of 
1989.


                      public housing operating fund

               (including transfer and rescission of funds)

    For payments to public housing agencies for the operation and 
management of public housing, as authorized by section 9(e) of the 
United States Housing Act of 1937, as amended (42 U.S.C. 1437g(e)), 
$3,494,868,000, to remain available until September 30, 2003: Provided, 
That of the total amount provided under this heading, $5,000,000 shall 
be provided to the Office of Inspector General: Provided further, That 
of the total amount provided under this heading, $10,000,000 shall be 
for programs, as determined appropriate by the Attorney General, which 
assist in the investigation, prosecution, and prevention of violent 
crimes and drug offenses in public and federally-assisted low-income 
housing, including Indian housing: Provided further, That funds made 
available in the previous proviso shall be administered by the 
Department of Justice through a reimbursable agreement with the 
Department of Housing and Urban Development: Provided further, That no 
funds may be used under this heading for the purposes specified in 
section 9(k) of the United States Housing Act of 1937, as amended: 
Provided further, That of the unobligated balances remaining from funds 
appropriated in fiscal year 2001 and prior years under the heading 
``Drug elimination grants for low-income housing'' for activities 
related to the Operation Safe Home Program, $11,000,000 is hereby 
rescinded.


      revitalization of severely distressed public housing (hope vi)

    For grants to public housing agencies for demolition, site 
revitalization, replacement housing, and tenant-based assistance grants 
to projects as authorized by section 24 of the United States Housing 
Act of 1937, as amended, $573,735,000 to remain available until 
September 30, 2003, of which the Secretary may use up to $6,250,000 for 
technical assistance and contract expertise, to be provided directly or 
indirectly by grants, contracts or cooperative agreements, including 
training and cost of necessary travel for participants in such 
training, by or to officials and employees of the department and of 
public housing agencies and to residents: Provided, That none of such 
funds shall be used directly or indirectly by granting competitive 
advantage in awards to settle litigation or pay judgments, unless 
expressly permitted herein: Provided further, That of the total amount 
provided under this heading, $5,000,000 shall be for a Neighborhood 
Networks initiative for activities authorized in section 24(d)(1)(G) of 
the United States Housing Act of 1937, as amended: Provided further, 
That notwithstanding any other provision of law, amounts made available 
in the previous proviso shall be awarded to public housing agencies on 
a competitive basis as provided in section 102 of the Department of 
Housing and Urban Development Reform Act of 1989.

                  native american housing block grants


                      (including transfers of funds)

    For the Native American Housing Block Grants program, as authorized 
under title I of the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-
Determination Act of 1996 (NAHASDA) (25 U.S.C. 4111 et seq.), 
$648,570,000, to remain available until expended, of which $2,200,000 
shall be contracted through the Secretary as technical assistance and 
capacity building to be used by the National American Indian Housing 
Council in support of the implementation of NAHASDA; of which 
$5,000,000 shall be to support the inspection of Indian housing units, 
contract expertise, training, and technical assistance in the training, 
oversight, and management of Indian housing and tenant-based 
assistance, including up to $300,000 for related travel; and of which 
no less than $3,000,000 shall be transferred to the Working Capital 
Fund for the development and maintenance of information technology 
systems: Provided, That of the amount provided under this heading, 
$5,987,000 shall be made available for the cost of guaranteed notes and 
other obligations, as authorized by title VI of NAHASDA: Provided 
further, That such costs, including the costs of modifying such notes 
and other obligations, shall be as defined in section 502 of the 
Congressional Budget Act of 1974, as amended: Provided further, That 
these funds are available to subsidize the total principal amount of 
any notes and other obligations, any part of which is to be guaranteed, 
not to exceed $52,726,000: Provided further, That the Secretary of 
Housing and Urban Development may provide technical and financial 
assistance to Indian tribes and their tribally-designated housing 
entities in accordance with the provisions of NAHASDA for emergency 
housing, housing assistance, and other assistance to address the 
problem of mold: Provided further, That for administrative expenses to 
carry out the guaranteed loan program, up to $150,000 from amounts in 
the first proviso, which shall be transferred to and merged with the 
appropriation for ``Salaries and expenses'', to be used only for the 
administrative costs of these guarantees.


            indian housing loan guarantee fund program account

                      (including transfer of funds)

    For the cost of guaranteed loans, as authorized by section 184 of 
the Housing and Community Development Act of 1992 (12 U.S.C. 1715z-
13a), $5,987,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That 
such costs, including the costs of modifying such loans, shall be as 
defined in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, as 
amended: Provided further, That these funds are available to subsidize 
total loan principal, any part of which is to be guaranteed, not to 
exceed $234,283,000.
    In addition, for administrative expenses to carry out the 
guaranteed loan program, up to $200,000 from amounts in the first 
paragraph, which shall be transferred to and merged with the 
appropriation for ``Salaries and expenses'', to be used only for the 
administrative costs of these guarantees.


               native hawaiian housing loan guarantee fund

                      (including transfer of funds)

    For the cost of guaranteed loans, as authorized by section 184A of 
the Housing and Community Development Act of 1992 (12 U.S.C. 1715z-
13b), $1,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That 
such costs, including the costs of modifying such loans, shall be as 
defined in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, as 
amended: Provided further, That these funds are available to subsidize 
total loan principal, any part of which is to be guaranteed, not to 
exceed $40,000,000.
    In addition, for administrative expenses to carry out the 
guaranteed loan program, up to $35,000 from amounts in the first 
paragraph, which shall be transferred to and merged with the 
appropriation for ``Salaries and expenses'', to be used only for the 
administrative costs of these guarantees.

                   Community Planning and Development

              housing opportunities for persons with aids

    For carrying out the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS 
program, as authorized by the AIDS Housing Opportunity Act (42 U.S.C. 
12901 et seq.), $277,432,000, to remain available until September 30, 
2003: Provided, That the Secretary shall renew all expiring contracts 
for permanent supportive housing that were funded under section 
854(c)(3) of such Act that meet all program requirements before 
awarding funds for new contracts and activities authorized under this 
section: Provided further, That the Secretary may use up to $2,000,000 
of the funds under this heading for training, oversight, and technical 
assistance activities.


                  rural housing and economic development

    For the Office of Rural Housing and Economic Development in the 
Department of Housing and Urban Development, $25,000,000 to remain 
available until expended, which amount shall be awarded by June 1, 
2002, to Indian tribes, State housing finance agencies, State community 
and/or economic development agencies, local rural nonprofits and 
community development corporations to support innovative housing and 
economic development activities in rural areas: Provided, That all 
grants shall be awarded on a competitive basis as specified in section 
102 of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Reform Act of 
1989.


                 empowerment zones/enterprise communities

    For grants in connection with a second round of empowerment zones 
and enterprise communities, $45,000,000, to remain available until 
expended, for ``Urban Empowerment Zones'', as authorized in section 
1391(g) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (26 U.S.C. 1391(g)), 
including $3,000,000 for each empowerment zone for use in conjunction 
with economic development activities consistent with the strategic plan 
of each empowerment zone.

                       community development fund


                      (including transfers of funds)

    For assistance to units of State and local government, and to other 
entities, for economic and community development activities, and for 
other purposes, $5,000,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 
2004: Provided, That of the amount provided, $4,341,000,000 is for 
carrying out the community development block grant program under title 
I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended (the 
``Act'' herein) (42 U.S.C. 5301 et seq.): Provided further, That 
$70,000,000 shall be for grants to Indian tribes notwithstanding 
section 106(a)(1) of such Act; $3,300,000 shall be available as a grant 
to the Housing Assistance Council; $2,600,000 shall be available as a 
grant to the National American Indian Housing Council; $5,000,000 shall 
be available as a grant to the National Housing Development 
Corporation, for operating expenses not to exceed $2,000,000 and for a 
program of affordable housing acquisition and rehabilitation; 
$5,000,000 shall be available as a grant to the National Council of La 
Raza for the HOPE Fund, of which $500,000 is for technical assistance 
and fund management, and $4,500,000 is for investments in the HOPE Fund 
and financing to affiliated organizations; and $42,500,000 shall be for 
grants pursuant to section 107 of the Act of which $4,000,000 shall be 
made available to support Alaska Native serving institutions and Native 
Hawaiian serving institutions as defined under the Higher Education 
Act, as amended, and of which $3,000,000 shall be made available to 
tribal colleges and universities to build, expand, renovate and equip 
their facilities: Provided further, That $9,600,000 shall be made 
available to the Department of Hawaiian Homelands to provide assistance 
as authorized under title VIII of the Native American Housing 
Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996 (22 U.S.C. 4221 et seq.) 
(with no more than 5 percent of such funds being available for 
administrative costs): Provided further, That no less than $13,800,000 
shall be transferred to the Working Capital Fund for the development 
and maintenance of information technology systems: Provided further, 
That $22,000,000 shall be for grants pursuant to the Self Help Housing 
Opportunity Program: Provided further, That not to exceed 20 percent of 
any grant made with funds appropriated under this heading (other than a 
grant made available in this paragraph to the Housing Assistance 
Council or the National American Indian Housing Council, or a grant 
using funds under section 107(b)(3) of the Act) shall be expended for 
``Planning and Management Development'' and ``Administration'', as 
defined in regulations promulgated by the Department.
    Of the amount made available under this heading, $29,000,000 shall 
be made available for capacity building, of which $25,000,000 shall be 
made available for Capacity Building for Community Development and 
Affordable Housing for LISC and the Enterprise Foundation for 
activities as authorized by section 4 of the HUD Demonstration Act of 
1993 (42 U.S.C. 9816 note), as in effect immediately before June 12, 
1997, with not less than $5,000,000 of the funding to be used in rural 
areas, including tribal areas, and of which $4,000,000 shall be for 
capacity building activities administered by Habitat for Humanity 
International.
    Of the amount made available under this heading, the Secretary of 
Housing and Urban Development may use up to $55,000,000 for supportive 
services for public housing residents, as authorized by section 34 of 
the United States Housing Act of 1937, as amended, and for residents of 
housing assisted under the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-
Determination Act of 1996 (NAHASDA) and for grants for service 
coordinators and congregate services for the elderly and disabled 
residents of public and assisted housing and housing assisted under 
NAHASDA.
    Of the amount made available under this heading, $42,000,000 shall 
be available for neighborhood initiatives that are utilized to improve 
the conditions of distressed and blighted areas and neighborhoods, to 
stimulate investment, economic diversification, and community 
revitalization in areas with population outmigration or a stagnating or 
declining economic base, or to determine whether housing benefits can 
be integrated more effectively with welfare reform initiatives: 
Provided, That these grants shall be provided in accord with the terms 
and conditions specified in the statement of managers accompanying this 
conference report.
    Of the amount made available under this heading, notwithstanding 
any other provision of law, $65,000,000 shall be available for 
YouthBuild program activities authorized by subtitle D of title IV of 
the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act, as amended, and 
such activities shall be an eligible activity with respect to any funds 
made available under this heading: Provided, That local YouthBuild 
programs that demonstrate an ability to leverage private and nonprofit 
funding shall be given a priority for YouthBuild funding: Provided 
further, That no more than 10 percent of any grant award may be used 
for administrative costs: Provided further, That not less than 
$10,000,000 shall be available for grants to establish YouthBuild 
programs in underserved and rural areas: Provided further, That of the 
amount provided under this paragraph, $2,000,000 shall be set aside and 
made available for a grant to YouthBuild USA for capacity building for 
community development and affordable housing activities as specified in 
section 4 of the HUD Demonstration Act of 1993, as amended.
    Of the amount made available under this heading, $294,200,000 shall 
be available for grants for the Economic Development Initiative (EDI) 
to finance a variety of targeted economic investments in accordance 
with the terms and conditions specified in the statement of managers 
accompanying this conference report.


          community development loan guarantees program account

                      (including transfer of funds)

    For the cost of guaranteed loans, $14,000,000, to remain available 
until September 30, 2003, as authorized by section 108 of the Housing 
and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended: Provided, That such 
costs, including the cost of modifying such loans, shall be as defined 
in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, as amended: 
Provided further, That these funds are available to subsidize total 
loan principal, any part of which is to be guaranteed, not to exceed 
$608,696,000, notwithstanding any aggregate limitation on outstanding 
obligations guaranteed in section 108(k) of the Housing and Community 
Development Act of 1974, as amended: Provided further, That in 
addition, for administrative expenses to carry out the guaranteed loan 
program, $1,000,000, which shall be transferred to and merged with the 
appropriation for ``Salaries and expenses''.

                       brownfields redevelopment

    For Economic Development Grants, as authorized by section 108(q) of 
the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended, for 
Brownfields redevelopment projects, $25,000,000, to remain available 
until September 30, 2003: Provided, That the Secretary of Housing and 
Urban Development shall make these grants available on a competitive 
basis as specified in section 102 of the Department of Housing and 
Urban Development Reform Act of 1989.


                   home investment partnerships program

                      (including transfer of funds)

    For the HOME investment partnerships program, as authorized under 
title II of the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act, as 
amended, $1,846,040,000 to remain available until September 30, 2004: 
Provided, That of the total amount provided under this heading, 
$50,000,000 shall be available for the Downpayment Assistance 
Initiative, subject to the enactment of subsequent legislation 
authorizing such initiative: Provided further, That should legislation 
authorizing such initiative not be enacted by June 30, 2002, amounts 
designated in the previous proviso shall become available for any such 
purpose authorized under title II of the Cranston-Gonzalez National 
Affordable Housing Act, as amended: Provided further, That of the total 
amount provided under this heading, up to $20,000,000 shall be 
available for housing counseling under section 106 of the Housing and 
Urban Development Act of 1968; and no less than $17,000,000 shall be 
transferred to the Working Capital Fund for the development and 
maintenance of information technology systems.


                        homeless assistance grants

                      (including transfer of funds)

    For the emergency shelter grants program as authorized under 
subtitle B of title IV of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, 
as amended; the supportive housing program as authorized under subtitle 
C of title IV of such Act; the section 8 moderate rehabilitation single 
room occupancy program as authorized under the United States Housing 
Act of 1937, as amended, to assist homeless individuals pursuant to 
section 441 of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act; and the 
shelter plus care program as authorized under subtitle F of title IV of 
such Act, $1,122,525,000, to remain available until September 30, 2004: 
Provided, That not less than 30 percent of funds made available, 
excluding amounts provided for renewals under the shelter plus care 
program, shall be used for permanent housing: Provided further, That 
all funds awarded for services shall be matched by 25 percent in 
funding by each grantee: Provided further, That the Secretary shall 
renew on an annual basis expiring contracts or amendments to contracts 
funded under the shelter plus care program if the program is determined 
to be needed under the applicable continuum of care and meets 
appropriate program requirements and financial standards, as determined 
by the Secretary: Provided further, That all awards of assistance under 
this heading shall be required to coordinate and integrate homeless 
programs with other mainstream health, social services, and employment 
programs for which homeless populations may be eligible, including 
Medicaid, State Children's Health Insurance Program, Temporary 
Assistance for Needy Families, Food Stamps, and services funding 
through the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Block Grant, Workforce 
Investment Act, and the Welfare-to-Work grant program: Provided 
further, That $2,000,000 of the funds appropriated under this heading 
shall be available for the national homeless data analysis project: 
Provided further, That $6,600,000 of the funds appropriated under this 
heading shall be available for technical assistance: Provided further, 
That no less than $5,600,000 of the funds appropriated under this 
heading shall be transferred to the Working Capital Fund: Provided 
further, That $500,000 shall be made available to the Interagency 
Council on the Homeless for administrative needs.

                            Housing Programs


                     housing for special populations

                      (including transfer of funds)

    For assistance for the purchase, construction, acquisition, or 
development of additional public and subsidized housing units for low 
income families not otherwise provided for, $1,024,151,000, to remain 
available until September 30, 2004: Provided, That $783,286,000 shall 
be for capital advances, including amendments to capital advance 
contracts, for housing for the elderly, as authorized by section 202 of 
the Housing Act of 1959, as amended, and for project rental assistance 
for the elderly under section 202(c)(2) of such Act, including 
amendments to contracts for such assistance and renewal of expiring 
contracts for such assistance for up to a 1-year term, and for 
supportive services associated with the housing, of which amount 
$50,000,000 shall be for service coordinators and the continuation of 
existing congregate service grants for residents of assisted housing 
projects, and of which amount $50,000,000 shall be for grants under 
section 202b of the Housing Act of 1959 (12 U.S.C. 1701q-2) for 
conversion of eligible projects under such section to assisted living 
or related use: Provided further, That of the amount under this 
heading, $240,865,000 shall be for capital advances, including 
amendments to capital advance contracts, for supportive housing for 
persons with disabilities, as authorized by section 811 of the 
Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act, for project rental 
assistance for supportive housing for persons with disabilities under 
section 811(d)(2) of such Act, including amendments to contracts for 
such assistance and renewal of expiring contracts for such assistance 
for up to a 1-year term, and for supportive services associated with 
the housing for persons with disabilities as authorized by section 
811(b)(1) of such Act, and for tenant-based rental assistance contracts 
entered into pursuant to section 811 of such Act: Provided further, 
That no less than $1,200,000, to be divided evenly between the 
appropriations for the section 202 and section 811 programs, shall be 
transferred to the Working Capital Fund for the development and 
maintenance of information technology systems: Provided further, That, 
in addition to amounts made available for renewal of tenant-based 
rental assistance contracts pursuant to the second proviso of this 
paragraph, the Secretary may designate up to 25 percent of the amounts 
earmarked under this paragraph for section 811 of such Act for tenant-
based assistance, as authorized under that section, including such 
authority as may be waived under the next proviso, which assistance is 
5 years in duration: Provided further, That the Secretary may waive any 
provision of such section 202 and such section 811 (including the 
provisions governing the terms and conditions of project rental 
assistance and tenant-based assistance) that the Secretary determines 
is not necessary to achieve the objectives of these programs, or that 
otherwise impedes the ability to develop, operate, or administer 
projects assisted under these programs, and may make provision for 
alternative conditions or terms where appropriate.


                          flexible subsidy fund

                           (transfer of funds)

    From the Rental Housing Assistance Fund, all uncommitted balances 
of excess rental charges as of September 30, 2001, and any collections 
made during fiscal year 2002, shall be transferred to the Flexible 
Subsidy Fund, as authorized by section 236(g) of the National Housing 
Act, as amended.


                   manufactured housing fees trust fund

    For necessary expenses as authorized by the National Manufactured 
Housing Construction and Safety Standards Act of 1974, as amended (42 
U.S.C. 5401 et seq.), $13,566,000, to remain available until expended, 
to be derived from the Manufactured Housing Fees Trust Fund: Provided, 
That not to exceed the total amount appropriated under this heading 
shall be available from the general fund of the Treasury to the extent 
necessary to incur obligations and make expenditures pending the 
receipt of collections to the Fund pursuant to section 620 of such Act: 
Provided further, That the amount made available under this heading 
from the general fund shall be reduced as such collections are received 
during fiscal year 2002 so as to result in a final fiscal year 2002 
appropriation from the general fund estimated at not more than $0 and 
fees pursuant to such section 620 shall be modified as necessary to 
ensure such a final fiscal year 2002 appropriation.

                     Federal Housing Administration


                mutual mortgage insurance program account

                      (including transfers of funds)

    During fiscal year 2002, commitments to guarantee loans to carry 
out the purposes of section 203(b) of the National Housing Act, as 
amended, shall not exceed a loan principal of $160,000,000,000.
    During fiscal year 2002, obligations to make direct loans to carry 
out the purposes of section 204(g) of the National Housing Act, as 
amended, shall not exceed $250,000,000: Provided, That the foregoing 
amount shall be for loans to nonprofit and governmental entities in 
connection with sales of single family real properties owned by the 
Secretary and formerly insured under the Mutual Mortgage Insurance 
Fund.
    For administrative expenses necessary to carry out the guaranteed 
and direct loan program, $336,700,000, of which not to exceed 
$332,678,000 shall be transferred to the appropriation for ``Salaries 
and expenses''; and not to exceed $4,022,000 shall be transferred to 
the appropriation for ``Office of Inspector General''. In addition, for 
administrative contract expenses, $160,000,000, of which no less than 
$118,400,000 shall be transferred to the Working Capital Fund for the 
development and maintenance of information technology systems: 
Provided, That to the extent guaranteed loan commitments exceed 
$65,500,000,000 on or before April 1, 2002, an additional $1,400 for 
administrative contract expenses shall be available for each $1,000,000 
in additional guaranteed loan commitments (including a pro rata amount 
for any amount below $1,000,000), but in no case shall funds made 
available by this proviso exceed $16,000,000.


                 general and special risk program account

                      (including transfers of funds)

    For the cost of guaranteed loans, as authorized by sections 238 and 
519 of the National Housing Act (12 U.S.C. 1715z-3 and 1735c), 
including the cost of loan guarantee modifications, as that term is 
defined in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, as 
amended, $15,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, 
That these funds are available to subsidize total loan principal, any 
part of which is to be guaranteed, of up to $21,000,000,000: Provided 
further, That any amounts made available in any prior appropriations 
Act for the cost (as such term is defined in section 502 of the 
Congressional Budget Act of 1974) of guaranteed loans that are 
obligations of the funds established under section 238 or 519 of the 
National Housing Act that have not been obligated or that are 
deobligated shall be available to the Secretary of Housing and Urban 
Development in connection with the making of such guarantees and shall 
remain available until expended, notwithstanding the expiration of any 
period of availability otherwise applicable to such amounts.
    Gross obligations for the principal amount of direct loans, as 
authorized by sections 204(g), 207(l), 238, and 519(a) of the National 
Housing Act, shall not exceed $50,000,000, of which not to exceed 
$30,000,000 shall be for bridge financing in connection with the sale 
of multifamily real properties owned by the Secretary and formerly 
insured under such Act; and of which not to exceed $20,000,000 shall be 
for loans to nonprofit and governmental entities in connection with the 
sale of single-family real properties owned by the Secretary and 
formerly insured under such Act.
    In addition, for administrative expenses necessary to carry out the 
guaranteed and direct loan programs, $216,100,000, of which 
$197,779,000, shall be transferred to the appropriation for ``Salaries 
and expenses''; and of which $18,321,000 shall be transferred to the 
appropriation for ``Office of Inspector General''. In addition, for 
administrative contract expenses necessary to carry out the guaranteed 
and direct loan programs, $144,000,000, of which no less than 
$41,000,000 shall be transferred to the Working Capital Fund for the 
development and maintenance of information technology systems: 
Provided, That to the extent guaranteed loan commitments exceed 
$8,426,000,000 on or before April 1, 2002, an additional $1,980 for 
administrative contract expenses shall be available for each $1,000,000 
in additional guaranteed loan commitments over $8,426,000,000 
(including a pro rata amount for any increment below $1,000,000), but 
in no case shall funds made available by this proviso exceed 
$14,400,000.

            Government National Mortgage Association (GNMA)


     Guarantees of mortgage-backed securities loan guarantee program 
                                account

                      (including transfer of funds)

    New commitments to issue guarantees to carry out the purposes of 
section 306 of the National Housing Act, as amended (12 U.S.C. 
1721(g)), shall not exceed $200,000,000,000, to remain available until 
September 30, 2003.
    For administrative expenses necessary to carry out the guaranteed 
mortgage-backed securities program, $9,383,000, to be derived from the 
GNMA guarantees of mortgage-backed securities guaranteed loan receipt 
account, of which not to exceed $9,383,000 shall be transferred to the 
appropriation for ``Salaries and expenses''.

                    Policy Development and Research


                         research and technology

    For contracts, grants, and necessary expenses of programs of 
research and studies relating to housing and urban problems, not 
otherwise provided for, as authorized by title V of the Housing and 
Urban Development Act of 1970, as amended (12 U.S.C. 1701z-1 et seq.), 
including carrying out the functions of the Secretary under section 
1(a)(1)(i) of Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1968, $50,250,000, to remain 
available until September 30, 2003: Provided, That $1,500,000 shall be 
for necessary expenses of the Millennial Housing Commission, as 
authorized by section 206 of Public Law 106-74, with the final report 
due no later than May 30, 2002 and a termination date of August 30, 
2002, notwithstanding section 206(f) and (g) of Public Law 106-74: 
Provided further, That $1,000,000 shall be for necessary expenses of 
the commission established under section 525 of the Preserving 
Affordable Housing for Senior Citizens and Families in the 21st Century 
Act, with the final report due no later than June 30, 2002 and a 
termination date of September 30, 2002, notwithstanding section 525(f) 
and (g) of Public Law 106-74: Provided further, That of the total 
amount provided under this heading, $8,750,000 shall be for the 
Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing (PATH) Initiative.

                   Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity


                         fair housing activities

    For contracts, grants, and other assistance, not otherwise provided 
for, as authorized by title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, as 
amended by the Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988, and section 561 of 
the Housing and Community Development Act of 1987, as amended, 
$45,899,000, to remain available until September 30, 2003, of which 
$20,250,000 shall be to carry out activities pursuant to such section 
561: Provided, That no funds made available under this heading shall be 
used to lobby the executive or legislative branches of the Federal 
Government in connection with a specific contract, grant or loan.

                     Office of Lead Hazard Control


                          lead hazard reduction

    For the Lead Hazard Reduction Program, as authorized by section 
1011 of the Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act of 1992, 
$109,758,000 to remain available until September 30, 2003, of which 
$10,000,000 shall be for the Healthy Homes Initiative, pursuant to 
sections 501 and 502 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1970 
that shall include research, studies, testing, and demonstration 
efforts, including education and outreach concerning lead-based paint 
poisoning and other housing-related diseases and hazards: Provided, 
That of the amounts provided under this heading, $3,500,000 shall be 
for a one-time grant to the National Center for Lead-Safe Housing.

                     Management and Administration


                          salaries and expenses

                      (including transfers of funds)

    For necessary administrative and non-administrative expenses of the 
Department of Housing and Urban Development, not otherwise provided 
for, including not to exceed $25,000 for official reception and 
representation expenses, $1,097,292,000, of which $530,457,000 shall be 
provided from the various funds of the Federal Housing Administration, 
$9,383,000 shall be provided from funds of the Government National 
Mortgage Association, $1,000,000 shall be provided from the ``Community 
development loan guarantees program'' account, $150,000 shall be 
provided by transfer from the ``Native American housing block grants'' 
account, $200,000 shall be provided by transfer from the ``Indian 
housing loan guarantee fund program'' account and $35,000 shall be 
transferred from the ``Native Hawaiian housing loan guarantee fund'' 
account: Provided, That no less than $85,000,000 shall be transferred 
to the Working Capital Fund for the development and maintenance of 
information technology systems: Provided further, That the Secretary 
shall fill 7 out of 10 vacancies at the GS-14 and GS-15 levels until 
the total number of GS-14 and GS-15 positions in the Department has 
been reduced from the number of GS-14 and GS-15 positions on the date 
of enactment of Public Law 106-377 by 2\1/2\ percent: Provided further, 
That the Secretary shall submit a staffing plan for the Department by 
January 15, 2002.

                      office of inspector general

    For necessary expenses of the Office of Inspector General in 
carrying out the Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended, 
$93,898,000, of which $22,343,000 shall be provided from the various 
funds of the Federal Housing Administration and $5,000,000 shall be 
provided from the appropriation for the ``Public housing operating 
fund'': Provided, That the Inspector General shall have independent 
authority over all personnel issues within the Office of Inspector 
General.


                          consolidated fee fund

                               (rescission)

    Of the balances remaining available from fees and charges under 
section 7(j) of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Act, 
$6,700,000 is rescinded.

             Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight


                          salaries and expenses

                      (including transfer of funds)

    For carrying out the Federal Housing Enterprises Financial Safety 
and Soundness Act of 1992, including not to exceed $500 for official 
reception and representation expenses, $27,000,000, to remain available 
until expended, to be derived from the Federal Housing Enterprises 
Oversight Fund: Provided, That not to exceed such amount shall be 
available from the general fund of the Treasury to the extent necessary 
to incur obligations and make expenditures pending the receipt of 
collections to the Fund: Provided further, That the general fund amount 
shall be reduced as collections are received during the fiscal year so 
as to result in a final appropriation from the general fund estimated 
at not more than $0: Provided further, That this Office shall submit a 
staffing plan to the House and Senate Committees on Appropriations no 
later than January 30, 2002.

                       Administrative Provisions

    Sec. 201. Fifty percent of the amounts of budget authority, or in 
lieu thereof 50 percent of the cash amounts associated with such budget 
authority, that are recaptured from projects described in section 
1012(a) of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Amendments Act 
of 1988 (42 U.S.C. 1437 note) shall be rescinded, or in the case of 
cash, shall be remitted to the Treasury, and such amounts of budget 
authority or cash recaptured and not rescinded or remitted to the 
Treasury shall be used by State housing finance agencies or local 
governments or local housing agencies with projects approved by the 
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development for which settlement 
occurred after January 1, 1992, in accordance with such section. 
Notwithstanding the previous sentence, the Secretary may award up to 15 
percent of the budget authority or cash recaptured and not rescinded or 
remitted to the Treasury to provide project owners with incentives to 
refinance their project at a lower interest rate.
    Sec. 202. None of the amounts made available under this Act may be 
used during fiscal year 2002 to investigate or prosecute under the Fair 
Housing Act any otherwise lawful activity engaged in by one or more 
persons, including the filing or maintaining of a non-frivolous legal 
action, that is engaged in solely for the purpose of achieving or 
preventing action by a Government official or entity, or a court of 
competent jurisdiction.
    Sec. 203. (a) Notwithstanding section 854(c)(1)(A) of the AIDS 
Housing Opportunity Act (42 U.S.C. 12903(c)(1)(A)), from any amounts 
made available under this title for fiscal year 2002 that are allocated 
under such section, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development 
shall allocate and make a grant, in the amount determined under 
subsection (b), for any State that--
        (1) received an allocation in a prior fiscal year under clause 
    (ii) of such section; and
        (2) is not otherwise eligible for an allocation for fiscal year 
    2002 under such clause (ii) because the areas in the State outside 
    of the metropolitan statistical areas that qualify under clause (i) 
    in fiscal year 2002 do not have the number of cases of acquired 
    immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) required under such clause.
    (b) The amount of the allocation and grant for any State described 
in subsection (a) shall be an amount based on the cumulative number of 
AIDS cases in the areas of that State that are outside of metropolitan 
statistical areas that qualify under clause (i) of such section 
854(c)(1)(A) in fiscal year 2002, in proportion to AIDS cases among 
cities and States that qualify under clauses (i) and (ii) of such 
section and States deemed eligible under subsection (a).
    Sec. 204. (a) Section 225(a) of the Departments of Veterans Affairs 
and Housing and Urban Development, and Independent Agencies 
Appropriations Act, 2000, Public Law 106-74 (113 Stat. 1076), is 
amended by inserting ``and fiscal year 2002'' after ``fiscal year 
2001''.
    (b) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Secretary of 
Housing and Urban Development shall allocate to Wake County, North 
Carolina, the amounts that otherwise would be allocated for fiscal year 
2002 under section 854(c) of the AIDS Housing Opportunity Act (42 
U.S.C. 12903(c)) to the City of Raleigh, North Carolina, on behalf of 
the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina Metropolitan Statistical 
Area. Any amounts allocated to Wake County shall be used to carry out 
eligible activities under section 855 of such Act (42 U.S.C. 12904) 
within such metropolitan statistical area.
    Sec. 205. Section 106(c)(9) of the Housing and Urban Development 
Act of 1968 (12 U.S.C. 1701x(c)(9)) is repealed.
    Sec. 206. Section 251 of the National Housing Act (12 U.S.C. 1715z-
16) is amended--
        (1) in subsection (b), by striking ``issue regulations'' and 
    all that follows and inserting the following: ``require that the 
    mortgagee make available to the mortgagor, at the time of loan 
    application, a written explanation of the features of an adjustable 
    rate mortgage consistent with the disclosure requirements 
    applicable to variable rate mortgages secured by a principal 
    dwelling under the Truth in Lending Act.''; and
        (2) by adding the following new subsection at the end:
    ``(d)(1) The Secretary may insure under this subsection a mortgage 
that meets the requirements of subsection (a), except that the 
effective rate of interest--
        ``(A) shall be fixed for a period of not less than the first 3 
    years of the mortgage term;
        ``(B) shall be adjusted by the mortgagee initially upon the 
    expiration of such period and annually thereafter; and
        ``(C) in the case of the initial interest rate adjustment, is 
    subject to the 1 percent limitation only if the interest rate 
    remained fixed for five or fewer years.
    ``(2) The disclosure required under subsection (b) shall be 
required for a mortgage insured under this subsection.''.
    Sec. 207. (a) Section 203(c) of the National Housing Act (12 U.S.C. 
1709(c)) is amended--
        (1) in paragraph (1), by striking ``and (k)'' and inserting 
    ``or (k)''; and
        (2) in paragraph (2)--
            (A) by inserting after ``subsection (v)'' the following: 
        ``and each mortgage that is insured under subsection (k) or 
        section 234(c),''; and
            (B) by striking ``and executed on or after October 1, 
        1994,''.
    (b) The amendments made by subsection (a) shall--
        (1) apply only to mortgages that are executed on or after the 
    date of enactment of this Act; and
        (2) be implemented in advance of any necessary conforming 
    changes to regulations.
    Sec. 208. (a) During fiscal year 2002, in the provision of rental 
assistance under section 8(o) of the United States Housing Act of 1937 
(42 U.S.C. 1437f(o)) in connection with a program to demonstrate the 
economy and effectiveness of providing such assistance for use in 
assisted living facilities that is carried out in the counties of the 
State of Michigan specified in subsection (b) of this section, 
notwithstanding paragraphs (3) and (18)(B)(iii) of such section 8(o), a 
family residing in an assisted living facility in any such county, on 
behalf of which a public housing agency provides assistance pursuant to 
section 8(o)(18) of such Act, may be required, at the time the family 
initially receives such assistance, to pay rent in an amount exceeding 
40 percent of the monthly adjusted income of the family by such a 
percentage or amount as the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development 
determines to be appropriate.
    (b) The counties specified in this subsection are Oakland County, 
Macomb County, Wayne County, and Washtenaw County, in the State of 
Michigan.
    Sec. 209. Section 533 of the National Housing Act (12 U.S.C. 1735f-
11) is amended to read as follows:
    ``Sec. 533. Review of Mortgagee Performance and Authority to 
Terminate.--
    ``(a) Periodic Review of Mortgagee Performance.--To reduce losses 
in connection with single family mortgage insurance programs under this 
Act, at least once a year the Secretary shall review the rate of early 
defaults and claims for insured single family mortgages originated or 
underwritten by each mortgagee.
    ``(b) Comparison With Other Mortgagees.--For each mortgagee, the 
Secretary shall compare the rate of early defaults and claims for 
insured single family mortgage loans originated or underwritten by the 
mortgagee in an area with the rate of early defaults and claims for 
other mortgagees originating or underwriting insured single family 
mortgage loans in the area. For purposes of this section, the term 
`area' means each geographic area in which the mortgagee is authorized 
by the Secretary to originate insured single family mortgages.
    ``(c) Termination of Mortgagee Origination Approval.--(1) 
Notwithstanding section 202(c) of this Act, the Secretary may terminate 
the approval of a mortgagee to originate or underwrite single family 
mortgages if the Secretary determines that the mortgage loans 
originated or underwritten by the mortgagee present an unacceptable 
risk to the insurance funds. The determination shall be based on the 
comparison required under subsection (b) and shall be made in 
accordance with regulations of the Secretary. The Secretary may rely on 
existing regulations published before this section takes effect.
    ``(2) The Secretary shall give a mortgagee at least 60 days prior 
written notice of any termination under this subsection. The 
termination shall take effect at the end of the notice period, unless 
the Secretary withdraws the termination notice or extends the notice 
period. If requested in writing by the mortgagee within 30 days of the 
date of the notice, the mortgagee shall be entitled to an informal 
conference with the official authorized to issue termination notices on 
behalf of the Secretary (or a designee of that official). At the 
informal conference, the mortgagee may present for consideration 
specific factors that it believes were beyond its control and that 
caused the excessive default and claim rate.''.
    Sec. 210. Except as explicitly provided in law, any grant or 
assistance made pursuant to title II of this Act shall be made on a 
competitive basis in accordance with section 102 of the Department of 
Housing and Urban Development Reform Act of 1989.
    Sec. 211. Public housing agencies in the States of Alaska, Iowa, 
and Mississippi shall not be required to comply with section 2(b) of 
the United States Housing Act of 1937, as amended, during fiscal year 
2002.
    Sec. 212. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, in fiscal 
year 2002, in managing and disposing of any multifamily property that 
is owned or held by the Secretary and is occupied primarily by elderly 
or disabled families, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development 
shall maintain any rental assistance payments under section 8 of the 
United States Housing Act of 1937 that are attached to any dwelling 
units in the property. To the extent the Secretary determines that such 
a multifamily property owned or held by the Secretary is not feasible 
for continued rental assistance payments under such section 8, the 
Secretary may, in consultation with the tenants of that property, 
contract for project-based rental assistance payments with an owner or 
owners of other existing housing properties or provide other rental 
assistance.
    Sec. 213. (a) Section 207 Limits.--Section 207(c)(3) of the 
National Housing Act (12 U.S.C. 1713(c)(3)) is amended--
        (1) by striking ``$30,420'', ``$33,696'', ``$40,248'', 
    ``$49,608'', and ``$56,160'' and inserting ``$38,025'', 
    ``$42,120'', ``$50,310'', ``$62,010'', and ``$70,200'', 
    respectively;
        (2) by striking ``$9,000'' and inserting ``$11,250''; and
        (3) by striking ``$35,100'', ``$39,312'', ``$48,204'', 
    ``$60,372'', and ``$68,262'' and inserting ``$43,875'', 
    ``$49,140'', ``$60,255'', ``$75,465'', and ``$85,328'', 
    respectively.
    (b) Section 213 Limits.--Section 213(b)(2) of the National Housing 
Act (12 U.S.C. 1715e(b)(2)) is amended--
        (1) by striking ``$30,420'', ``$33,696'', ``$40,248'', 
    ``$49,608'', and ``$56,160'' and inserting ``$38,025'', 
    ``$42,120'', ``$50,310'', ``$62,010'', and ``$70,200'', 
    respectively; and
        (2) by striking ``$35,100'', ``$39,312'', ``$48,204'', 
    ``$60,372'', and ``$68,262'' and inserting ``$43,875'', 
    ``$49,140'', ``$60,255'', ``$75,465'', and ``$85,328'', 
    respectively.
    (c) Section 220 Limits.--Section 220(d)(3)(B)(iii) of the National 
Housing Act (12 U.S.C. 1715k(d)(3)(B)(iii)) is amended--
        (1) by striking ``$30,420'', ``$33,696'', ``$40,248'', 
    ``$49,608'', and ``$56,160'' and inserting ``$38,025'', 
    ``$42,120'', ``$50,310'', ``$62,010'', and ``$70,200'', 
    respectively; and
        (2) by striking ``$35,100'', ``$39,312'', ``$48,204'', 
    ``$60,372'', and ``$68,262'' and inserting ``$43,875'', 
    ``$49,140'', ``$60,255'', ``$75,465'', and ``$85,328'', 
    respectively.
    (d) Section 221(d)(3) Limits.--Section 221(d)(3)(ii) of the 
National Housing Act (12 U.S.C. 1715l(d)(3)(ii)) is amended--
        (1) by striking ``$33,638'', ``$38,785'', ``$46,775'', 
    ``$59,872'', and ``$66,700'' and inserting ``$42,048'', 
    ``$48,481'', ``58,469'', ``$74,840'', and ``$83,375'', 
    respectively; and
        (2) by striking ``$35,400'', ``$40,579'', ``$49,344'', 
    ``$63,834'', and ``$70,070'' and inserting ``$44,250'', 
    ``$50,724'', ``$61,680'', ``$79,793'', and ``$87,588'', 
    respectively.
    (e) Section 221(d)(4) Limits.--Section 221(d)(4)(ii) of the 
National Housing Act (12 U.S.C. 1715l(d)(4)(ii)) is amended--
        (1) by striking ``$30,274'', ``$34,363'', ``$41,536'', 
    ``$52,135'', and ``$59,077'' and inserting ``$37,843'', 
    ``$42,954'', ``$51,920'', ``$65,169'', and ``$73,846'', 
    respectively; and
        (2) by striking ``$32,701'', ``$37,487'', ``$45,583'', 
    ``$58,968'', and ``$64,730'' and inserting ``$40,876'', 
    ``$46,859'', ``$56,979'', ``$73,710'', and ``$80,913'', 
    respectively.
    (f) Section 231 Limits.--Section 231(c)(2) of the National Housing 
Act (12 U.S.C. 1715v(c)(2)) is amended--
        (1) by striking ``$28,782'', ``$32,176'', ``$38,423'', 
    ``$46,238'', and ``$54,360'' and inserting ``$35,978'', 
    ``$40,220'', ``$48,029'', ``$57,798'', ``$67,950'', respectively; 
    and
        (2) by striking ``$32,701'', ``$37,487'', ``$45,583'', 
    ``$58,968'', and ``$64,730'' and inserting ``$40,876'', 
    ``$46,859'', ``$56,979'', ``$73,710'', and ``$80,913'', 
    respectively.
    (g) Section 234 Limits.--Section 234(e)(3) of the National Housing 
Act (12 U.S.C. 1715y(e)(3)) is amended--
        (1) by striking ``$30,420'', ``$33,696'', ``$40,248'', 
    ``$49,608'', and ``$56,160'' and inserting ``$38,025'', 
    ``$42,120'', ``$50,310'', ``$62,010'', and ``$70,200'', 
    respectively; and
        (2) by striking ``$35,100'', ``$39,312'', ``$48,204'', 
    ``$60,372'', and ``$68,262'' and inserting ``$43,875'', 
    ``$49,140'', ``$60,255'', ``$75,465'', and ``$85,328'', 
    respectively.
    Sec. 214. Of the amounts appropriated in the Consolidated 
Appropriations Act, 2001 (Public Law 106-554), for the operation of an 
historical archive at the University of South Carolina, Department of 
Archives, South Carolina, such funds shall be available to the 
University of South Carolina to fund an endowment for the operation of 
an historical archive at the University of South Carolina, without 
fiscal year limitation.
    Sec. 215. Section 247 of the National Housing Act (12 U.S.C. 1715z-
12) is amended--
        (1) in subsection (d), by striking paragraphs (1) and (2) and 
    inserting the following:
        ``(1) Native hawaiian.--The term `native Hawaiian' means any 
    descendant of not less than one-half part of the blood of the races 
    inhabiting the Hawaiian Islands before January 1, 1778, or, in the 
    case of an individual who is awarded an interest in a lease of 
    Hawaiian home lands through transfer or succession, such lower 
    percentage as may be established for such transfer or succession 
    under section 208 or 209 of the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act of 
    1920 (42 Stat. 111), or under the corresponding provision of the 
    Constitution of the State of Hawaii adopted under section 4 of the 
    Act entitled `An Act to provide for the admission of the State of 
    Hawaii into the Union', approved March 18, 1959 (73 Stat. 5).
        ``(2) Hawaiian home lands.--The term `Hawaiian home lands' 
    means all lands given the status of Hawaiian home lands under 
    section 204 of the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act of 1920 (42 Stat. 
    110), or under the corresponding provision of the Constitution of 
    the State of Hawaii adopted under section 4 of the Act entitled `An 
    Act to provide for the admission of the State of Hawaii into the 
    Union', approved March 18, 1959 (73 Stat. 5).''; and
        (2) by adding at the end the following:
    ``(e) Certification of Eligibility for Existing Lessees.--
Possession of a lease of Hawaiian home lands issued under section 
207(a) of the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act of 1920 (42 Stat. 110), 
shall be sufficient to certify eligibility to receive a mortgage under 
this section.''.
    Sec. 216. Notwithstanding the requirement regarding commitment of 
funds in the first sentence of section 288(b) of the HOME Investment 
Partnerships Act (42 U.S.C. 12838(b)), the Secretary of Housing and 
Urban Development (in this section referred to as the ``Secretary'') 
shall approve the release of funds under that section to the Arkansas 
Development Finance Authority (in this section referred to as the 
``ADFA'') for projects, if--
        (1) funds were committed to those projects on or before June 
    12, 2001;
        (2) those projects had not been completed as of June 12, 2001;
        (3) the ADFA has fully carried out its responsibilities as 
    described in section 288(a); and
        (4) the Secretary has approved the certification that meets the 
    requirements of section 288(c) with respect to those projects.
    Sec. 217. Notwithstanding any other provision of law with respect 
to this or any other fiscal year, the Housing Authority of Baltimore 
City may use the remaining balance of the grant award of $20,000,000 
made to such authority for development efforts at Hollander Ridge in 
Baltimore, Maryland with funds appropriated for fiscal year 1996 under 
the heading ``Public Housing Demolition, Site Revitalization, and 
Replacement Housing Grants'' for the rehabilitation of the Claremont 
Homes project and for the provision of affordable housing in areas 
within the City of Baltimore either: (1) designated by the partial 
consent decree in Thompson v. HUD as nonimpacted census tracts; or (2) 
designated by said authority as either strong neighborhoods 
experiencing private investment or dynamic growth areas where public 
and/or private commercial or residential investment is occurring.

                    TITLE III--INDEPENDENT AGENCIES

                  American Battle Monuments Commission


                          Salaries and Expenses

    For necessary expenses, not otherwise provided for, of the American 
Battle Monuments Commission, including the acquisition of land or 
interest in land in foreign countries; purchases and repair of uniforms 
for caretakers of national cemeteries and monuments outside of the 
United States and its territories and possessions; rent of office and 
garage space in foreign countries; purchase (one for replacement only) 
and hire of passenger motor vehicles; and insurance of official motor 
vehicles in foreign countries, when required by law of such countries, 
$30,466,000, to remain available until expended.
    In addition, for the partial cost of construction of a new 
interpretive and visitor center at the American Cemetery in Normandy, 
France, $5,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That 
the Commission shall ensure that the placement, scope and character of 
this new center protect the solemnity of the site and the sensitivity 
of interested parties including families of servicemen interred at the 
cemetery, the host country and Allied forces who participated in the 
invasion and ensuing battle: Provided further, That not more than 
$1,000,000 shall be for non-construction related costs including 
initial consultations with interested parties and the conceptual study 
and design of the new center.

             Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board


                          salaries and expenses

    For necessary expenses in carrying out activities pursuant to 
section 112(r)(6) of the Clean Air Act, as amended, including hire of 
passenger vehicles, uniforms or allowances therefor, as authorized by 5 
U.S.C. 5901-5902, and for services authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109, but at 
rates for individuals not to exceed the per diem equivalent to the 
maximum rate payable for senior level positions under 5 U.S.C. 5376, 
$7,850,000, $5,350,000 of which to remain available until September 30, 
2002 and $2,500,000 of which to remain available until September 30, 
2003: Provided, That the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board 
shall have not more than three career Senior Executive Service 
positions: Provided further, That, hereafter, there shall be an 
Inspector General at the Board who shall have the duties, 
responsibilities, and authorities specified in the Inspector General 
Act of 1978, as amended: Provided further, That an individual appointed 
to the position of Inspector General of the Federal Emergency 
Management Agency (FEMA) shall, by virtue of such appointment, also 
hold the position of Inspector General of the Board: Provided further, 
That the Inspector General of the Board shall utilize personnel of the 
Office of Inspector General of FEMA in performing the duties of the 
Inspector General of the Board, and shall not appoint any individuals 
to positions within the Board.

                       Department of the Treasury

              Community Development Financial Institutions


               Community Development Financial Institutions

                           fund program account

    To carry out the Community Development Banking and Financial 
Institutions Act of 1994, including services authorized by 5 U.S.C. 
3109, but at rates for individuals not to exceed the per diem rate 
equivalent to the rate for ES-3, $80,000,000, to remain available until 
September 30, 2003, of which $5,000,000 shall be for technical 
assistance and training programs designed to benefit Native American, 
Native Hawaiian, and Alaskan Native communities, and up to $9,500,000 
may be used for administrative expenses, including administration of 
the New Markets Tax Credit, up to $6,000,000 may be used for the cost 
of direct loans, and up to $1,000,000 may be used for administrative 
expenses to carry out the direct loan program: Provided, That the cost 
of direct loans, including the cost of modifying such loans, shall be 
as defined in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, as 
amended: Provided further, That these funds are available to subsidize 
gross obligations for the principal amount of direct loans not to 
exceed $51,800,000.

                   Consumer Product Safety Commission


                          Salaries and Expenses

    For necessary expenses of the Consumer Product Safety Commission, 
including hire of passenger motor vehicles, services as authorized by 5 
U.S.C. 3109, but at rates for individuals not to exceed the per diem 
rate equivalent to the maximum rate payable under 5 U.S.C. 5376, 
purchase of nominal awards to recognize non-Federal officials' 
contributions to Commission activities, and not to exceed $500 for 
official reception and representation expenses, $55,200,000.

             Corporation for National and Community Service


                 National and Community Service Programs

                            Operating Expenses

    For necessary expenses for the Corporation for National and 
Community Service (the ``Corporation'') in carrying out programs, 
activities, and initiatives under the National and Community Service 
Act of 1990 (the ``Act'') (42 U.S.C. 12501 et seq.), $401,980,000, to 
remain available until September 30, 2003: Provided, That not more than 
$31,000,000 shall be available for administrative expenses authorized 
under section 501(a)(4) of the Act (42 U.S.C. 12671(a)(4)) with not 
less than $2,000,000 targeted for the acquisition of a cost accounting 
system for the Corporation's financial management system, an integrated 
grants management system that provides comprehensive financial 
management information for all Corporation grants and cooperative 
agreements, and the establishment, operation, and maintenance of a 
central archives serving as the repository for all grant, cooperative 
agreement, and related documents, without regard to the provisions of 
section 501(a)(4)(B) of the Act: Provided further, That not more than 
$2,500 shall be for official reception and representation expenses: 
Provided further, That of amounts previously transferred to the 
National Service Trust, $5,000,000 shall be available for national 
service scholarships for high school students performing community 
service: Provided further, That not more than $240,492,000 of the 
amount provided under this heading shall be available for grants under 
the National Service Trust program authorized under subtitle C of title 
I of the Act (42 U.S.C. 12571 et seq.) (relating to activities 
including the AmeriCorps program), of which not more than $47,000,000 
may be used to administer, reimburse, or support any national service 
program authorized under section 121(d)(2) of such Act (42 U.S.C. 
12581(d)(2)); not more than $25,000,000 shall be made available to 
activities dedicated to developing computer and information technology 
skills for students and teachers in low-income communities: Provided 
further, That not more than $10,000,000 of the funds made available 
under this heading shall be made available for the Points of Light 
Foundation for activities authorized under title III of the Act (42 
U.S.C. 12661 et seq.), of which not more than $2,500,000 may be used to 
establish or support an endowment fund, the corpus of which shall 
remain intact and the interest income from which shall be used to 
support activities described in title III of the Act, provided that the 
Foundation may invest the corpus and income in federally insured bank 
savings accounts or comparable interest bearing accounts, certificates 
of deposit, money market funds, mutual funds, obligations of the United 
States, and other market instruments and securities but not in real 
estate investments: Provided further, That notwithstanding any other 
law $2,500,000 of the funds made available by the Corporation to the 
Foundation under Public Law 106-377 may be used in the manner described 
in the preceding proviso: Provided further, That no funds shall be 
available for national service programs run by Federal agencies 
authorized under section 121(b) of such Act (42 U.S.C. 12571(b)): 
Provided further, That to the maximum extent feasible, funds 
appropriated under subtitle C of title I of the Act shall be provided 
in a manner that is consistent with the recommendations of peer review 
panels in order to ensure that priority is given to programs that 
demonstrate quality, innovation, replicability, and sustainability: 
Provided further, That not more than $25,000,000 of the funds made 
available under this heading shall be available for the Civilian 
Community Corps authorized under subtitle E of title I of the Act (42 
U.S.C. 12611 et seq.): Provided further, That not more than $43,000,000 
shall be available for school-based and community-based service-
learning programs authorized under subtitle B of title I of the Act (42 
U.S.C. 12521 et seq.): Provided further, That not more than $28,488,000 
shall be available for quality and innovation activities authorized 
under subtitle H of title I of the Act (42 U.S.C. 12853 et seq.): 
Provided further, That not more than $5,000,000 shall be available for 
audits and other evaluations authorized under section 179 of the Act 
(42 U.S.C. 12639): Provided further, That to the maximum extent 
practicable, the Corporation shall increase significantly the level of 
matching funds and in-kind contributions provided by the private 
sector, and shall reduce the total Federal costs per participant in all 
programs: Provided further, That not more than $7,500,000 of the funds 
made available under this heading shall be made available to America's 
Promise--The Alliance for Youth, Inc. only to support efforts to 
mobilize individuals, groups, and organizations to build and strengthen 
the character and competence of the Nation's youth: Provided further, 
That not more than $5,000,000 of the funds made available under this 
heading shall be made available to the Communities In Schools, Inc. to 
support dropout prevention activities: Provided further, That not more 
than $2,500,000 of the funds made available under this heading shall be 
made available to the YMCA of the USA to support school-based programs 
designed to strengthen collaborations and linkages between public 
schools and communities: Provided further, That not more than 
$1,000,000 of the funds made available under this heading shall be made 
available to Teach For America: Provided further, That not more than 
$1,500,000 of the funds made available under this heading shall be made 
available to Parents As Teachers National Center, Inc. to support 
literacy activities: Provided further, That not more than $1,500,000 of 
the funds made available under this heading shall be made available to 
the Youth Life Foundation to meet the needs of children living in 
insecure environments.


                       Office of Inspector General

    For necessary expenses of the Office of Inspector General in 
carrying out the Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended, $5,000,000, 
to remain available until September 30, 2003.

           United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims


                          Salaries and Expenses

    For necessary expenses for the operation of the United States Court 
of Appeals for Veterans Claims as authorized by 38 U.S.C. 7251-7298, 
$13,221,000, of which $895,000 shall be available for the purpose of 
providing financial assistance as described, and in accordance with the 
process and reporting procedures set forth, under this heading in 
Public Law 102-229.

                      Department of Defense--Civil

                       Cemeterial Expenses, Army


                          Salaries and Expenses

    For necessary expenses, as authorized by law, for maintenance, 
operation, and improvement of Arlington National Cemetery and Soldiers' 
and Airmen's Home National Cemetery, including the purchase of two 
passenger motor vehicles for replacement only, and not to exceed $1,000 
for official reception and representation expenses, $22,537,000, to 
remain available until expended.

                Department of Health and Human Services

                     National Institutes of Health


           national institute of environmental health sciences

    For necessary expenses for the National Institute of Environmental 
Health Sciences in carrying out activities set forth in section 311(a) 
of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and 
Liability Act of 1980, as amended, $70,228,000.

            Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry


             toxic substances and environmental public health

    For necessary expenses for the Agency for Toxic Substances and 
Disease Registry (ATSDR) in carrying out activities set forth in 
sections 104(i), 111(c)(4), and 111(c)(14) of the Comprehensive 
Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 
(CERCLA), as amended; section 118(f) of the Superfund Amendments and 
Reauthorization Act of 1986 (SARA), as amended; and section 3019 of the 
Solid Waste Disposal Act, as amended, $78,235,000, to be derived from 
the Hazardous Substance Superfund Trust Fund pursuant to section 517(a) 
of SARA (26 U.S.C. 9507): Provided, That notwithstanding any other 
provision of law, in lieu of performing a health assessment under 
section 104(i)(6) of CERCLA, the Administrator of ATSDR may conduct 
other appropriate health studies, evaluations, or activities, 
including, without limitation, biomedical testing, clinical 
evaluations, medical monitoring, and referral to accredited health care 
providers: Provided further, That in performing any such health 
assessment or health study, evaluation, or activity, the Administrator 
of ATSDR shall not be bound by the deadlines in section 104(i)(6)(A) of 
CERCLA: Provided further, That none of the funds appropriated under 
this heading shall be available for ATSDR to issue in excess of 40 
toxicological profiles pursuant to section 104(i) of CERCLA during 
fiscal year 2002, and existing profiles may be updated as necessary.

                    Environmental Protection Agency


                          Science and Technology

    For science and technology, including research and development 
activities, which shall include research and development activities 
under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and 
Liability Act of 1980, as amended; necessary expenses for personnel and 
related costs and travel expenses, including uniforms, or allowances 
therefor, as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 5901-5902; services as authorized 
by 5 U.S.C. 3109, but at rates for individuals not to exceed the per 
diem rate equivalent to the maximum rate payable for senior level 
positions under 5 U.S.C. 5376; procurement of laboratory equipment and 
supplies; other operating expenses in support of research and 
development; construction, alteration, repair, rehabilitation, and 
renovation of facilities, not to exceed $75,000 per project, 
$698,089,000, which shall remain available until September 30, 2003.


                  Environmental Programs and Management

    For environmental programs and management, including necessary 
expenses, not otherwise provided for, for personnel and related costs 
and travel expenses, including uniforms, or allowances therefor, as 
authorized by 5 U.S.C. 5901-5902; services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 
3109, but at rates for individuals not to exceed the per diem rate 
equivalent to the maximum rate payable for senior level positions under 
5 U.S.C. 5376; hire of passenger motor vehicles; hire, maintenance, and 
operation of aircraft; purchase of reprints; library memberships in 
societies or associations which issue publications to members only or 
at a price to members lower than to subscribers who are not members; 
construction, alteration, repair, rehabilitation, and renovation of 
facilities, not to exceed $75,000 per project; and not to exceed $6,000 
for official reception and representation expenses, $2,054,511,000, 
which shall remain available until September 30, 2003.


                       Office of Inspector General

    For necessary expenses of the Office of Inspector General in 
carrying out the provisions of the Inspector General Act of 1978, as 
amended, and for construction, alteration, repair, rehabilitation, and 
renovation of facilities, not to exceed $75,000 per project, 
$34,019,000, to remain available until September 30, 2003.


                         Buildings and Facilities

    For construction, repair, improvement, extension, alteration, and 
purchase of fixed equipment or facilities of, or for use by, the 
Environmental Protection Agency, $25,318,000, to remain available until 
expended.


                      Hazardous Substance Superfund

                      (including transfers of funds)

    For necessary expenses to carry out the Comprehensive Environmental 
Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA), as amended, 
including sections 111(c)(3), (c)(5), (c)(6), and (e)(4) (42 U.S.C. 
9611), and for construction, alteration, repair, rehabilitation, and 
renovation of facilities, not to exceed $75,000 per project; 
$1,270,000,000 (of which $100,000,000 shall not become available until 
September 1, 2002) to remain available until expended, consisting of 
$635,000,000, as authorized by section 517(a) of the Superfund 
Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 (SARA), as amended by Public 
Law 101-508, and $635,000,000 as a payment from general revenues to the 
Hazardous Substance Superfund for purposes as authorized by section 
517(b) of SARA, as amended: Provided, That funds appropriated under 
this heading may be allocated to other Federal agencies in accordance 
with section 111(a) of CERCLA: Provided further, That of the funds 
appropriated under this heading, $11,867,000 shall be transferred to 
the ``Office of Inspector General'' appropriation to remain available 
until September 30, 2003, and $36,891,000 shall be transferred to the 
``Science and technology'' appropriation to remain available until 
September 30, 2003.


                 leaking underground storage tank program

    For necessary expenses to carry out leaking underground storage 
tank cleanup activities authorized by section 205 of the Superfund 
Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986, and for construction, 
alteration, repair, rehabilitation, and renovation of facilities, not 
to exceed $75,000 per project, $73,000,000, to remain available until 
expended.


                            Oil Spill Response

    For expenses necessary to carry out the Environmental Protection 
Agency's responsibilities under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990, 
$15,000,000, to be derived from the Oil Spill Liability trust fund, to 
remain available until expended.


                    State and Tribal Assistance Grants

    For environmental programs and infrastructure assistance, including 
capitalization grants for State revolving funds and performance 
partnership grants, $3,733,276,000, to remain available until expended, 
of which $1,350,000,000 shall be for making capitalization grants for 
the Clean Water State Revolving Funds under title VI of the Federal 
Water Pollution Control Act, as amended (the ``Act''); $850,000,000 
shall be for capitalization grants for the Drinking Water State 
Revolving Funds under section 1452 of the Safe Drinking Water Act, as 
amended, except that, notwithstanding section 1452(n) of the Safe 
Drinking Water Act, as amended, none of the funds made available under 
this heading in this Act, or in previous appropriations Acts, shall be 
reserved by the Administrator for health effects studies on drinking 
water contaminants; $75,000,000 shall be for architectural, 
engineering, planning, design, construction and related activities in 
connection with the construction of high priority water and wastewater 
facilities in the area of the United States-Mexico Border, after 
consultation with the appropriate border commission; $40,000,000 shall 
be for grants to the State of Alaska to address drinking water and 
wastewater infrastructure needs of rural and Alaska Native Villages; 
$343,900,000, in addition to $124,725 previously appropriated under 
this heading in Public Law 106-377 and $498,900 previously appropriated 
under this heading in Public Law 106-554, shall be for making grants 
for the construction of wastewater and water treatment facilities and 
groundwater protection infrastructure in accordance with the terms and 
conditions specified for such grants in the statement of the managers 
accompanying this Act; and $1,074,376,000 shall be for grants, 
including associated program support costs, to States, federally 
recognized tribes, interstate agencies, tribal consortia, and air 
pollution control agencies for multi-media or single media pollution 
prevention, control and abatement and related activities, including 
activities pursuant to the provisions set forth under this heading in 
Public Law 104-134, and for making grants under section 103 of the 
Clean Air Act for particulate matter monitoring and data collection 
activities of which and subject to terms and conditions specified by 
the Administrator, $25,000,000 shall be for Environmental Information 
Exchange Network grants, including associated program support costs: 
Provided, That for fiscal year 2002, State authority under section 
302(a) of Public Law 104-182 shall remain in effect: Provided further, 
That notwithstanding section 603(d)(7) of the Act, the limitation on 
the amounts in a State water pollution control revolving fund that may 
be used by a State to administer the fund shall not apply to amounts 
included as principal in loans made by such fund in fiscal year 2002 
and prior years where such amounts represent costs of administering the 
fund to the extent that such amounts are or were deemed reasonable by 
the Administrator, accounted for separately from other assets in the 
fund, and used for eligible purposes of the fund, including 
administration: Provided further, That for fiscal year 2002, and 
notwithstanding section 518(f) of the Federal Water Pollution Control 
Act, as amended, the Administrator is authorized to use the amounts 
appropriated for any fiscal year under section 319 of that Act to make 
grants to Indian tribes pursuant to section 319(h) and 518(e) of that 
Act: Provided further, That for fiscal year 2002, notwithstanding the 
limitation on amounts in section 518(c) of the Act, up to a total of 
1\1/2\ percent of the funds appropriated for State Revolving Funds 
under title VI of that Act may be reserved by the Administrator for 
grants under section 518(c) of such Act: Provided further, That no 
funds provided by this legislation to address the water, wastewater and 
other critical infrastructure needs of the colonias in the United 
States along the United States-Mexico border shall be made available to 
a county or municipal government unless that government has established 
an enforceable local ordinance, or other zoning rule, which prevents in 
that jurisdiction the development or construction of any additional 
colonia areas, or the development within an existing colonia the 
construction of any new home, business, or other structure which lacks 
water, wastewater, or other necessary infrastructure.


                        administrative provisions

    For fiscal year 2002, notwithstanding 31 U.S.C. 6303(1) and 
6305(1), the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, in 
carrying out the Agency's function to implement directly Federal 
environmental programs required or authorized by law in the absence of 
an acceptable tribal program, may award cooperative agreements to 
federally-recognized Indian Tribes or Intertribal consortia, if 
authorized by their member Tribes, to assist the Administrator in 
implementing Federal environmental programs for Indian Tribes required 
or authorized by law, except that no such cooperative agreements may be 
awarded from funds designated for State financial assistance 
agreements.
    Section 136a-1 of title 7, U.S.C. is amended--
        (1) in subsection (i)(5)(C)(i) by striking ``$14,000,000'' and 
    inserting ``$17,000,000''; and, by striking ``each'' and inserting 
    ``2002'' after ``fiscal year'';
        (2) in subsection (i)(5)(H) by striking ``2001'' and inserting 
    ``2002'';
        (3) in subsection (i)(6) by striking ``2001'' and inserting 
    ``2002''; and
        (4) in subsection (k)(3)(A) by striking ``2001'' and inserting 
    ``2002''; and, by striking ``\1/7\'' and inserting ``\1/10\''.

                   Executive Office of the President


                 Office of Science and Technology Policy

    For necessary expenses of the Office of Science and Technology 
Policy, in carrying out the purposes of the National Science and 
Technology Policy, Organization, and Priorities Act of 1976 (42 U.S.C. 
6601 and 6671), hire of passenger motor vehicles, and services as 
authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109, not to exceed $2,500 for official 
reception and representation expenses, and rental of conference rooms 
in the District of Columbia, $5,267,000.


   council on environmental quality and office of environmental quality

    For necessary expenses to continue functions assigned to the 
Council on Environmental Quality and Office of Environmental Quality 
pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, the 
Environmental Quality Improvement Act of 1970, and Reorganization Plan 
No. 1 of 1977, and not to exceed $750 for official reception and 
representation expenses, $2,974,000: Provided, That notwithstanding 
section 202 of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1970, the 
Council shall consist of one member, appointed by the President, by and 
with the advice and consent of the Senate, serving as chairman and 
exercising all powers, functions, and duties of the Council.

                 Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation


                       Office of Inspector General

    For necessary expenses of the Office of Inspector General in 
carrying out the provisions of the Inspector General Act of 1978, as 
amended, $33,660,000, to be derived from the Bank Insurance Fund, the 
Savings Association Insurance Fund, and the FSLIC Resolution Fund.

                  Federal Emergency Management Agency


                             Disaster Relief

                      (including transfers of funds)

    For necessary expenses in carrying out the Robert T. Stafford 
Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq.), 
$664,000,000, and, notwithstanding 42 U.S.C. 5203, to remain available 
until expended, of which not to exceed $2,900,000 may be transferred to 
``Emergency management planning and assistance'' for the consolidated 
emergency management performance grant program; $25,000,000 shall be 
transferred to the Flood Map Modernization Fund; $25,000,000 shall be 
transferred to ``Emergency management planning and assistance'', for 
pre-disaster mitigation activities; and $21,577,000 may be used by the 
Office of Inspector General for audits and investigations.
    In addition, for the purposes under this heading, $1,500,000,000, 
to remain available until expended: Provided, That such amount is 
designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to 
section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit 
Control Act of 1985, as amended: Provided further, That such amount 
shall be available only to the extent that an official budget request, 
that includes designation of the entire amount of the request as an 
emergency requirement as defined in the Balanced Budget and Emergency 
Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended, is transmitted by the 
President to the Congress.


             Disaster Assistance Direct Loan Program Account

    For the cost of direct loans, $405,000 as authorized by section 319 
of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act: 
Provided, That such costs, including the cost of modifying such loans, 
shall be as defined in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 
1974, as amended: Provided further, That these funds are available to 
subsidize gross obligations for the principal amount of direct loans 
not to exceed $25,000,000.
    In addition, for administrative expenses to carry out the direct 
loan program, $543,000.


                          Salaries and Expenses

    For necessary expenses, not otherwise provided for, including hire 
and purchase of motor vehicles as authorized by 31 U.S.C. 1343; 
uniforms, or allowances therefor, as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 5901-5902; 
services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109, but at rates for individuals 
not to exceed the per diem rate equivalent to the maximum rate payable 
for senior level positions under 5 U.S.C. 5376; expenses of attendance 
of cooperating officials and individuals at meetings concerned with the 
work of emergency preparedness; transportation in connection with the 
continuity of Government programs to the same extent and in the same 
manner as permitted the Secretary of a Military Department under 10 
U.S.C. 2632; and not to exceed $2,500 for official reception and 
representation expenses, $233,801,000.


                       Office of Inspector General

    For necessary expenses of the Office of Inspector General in 
carrying out the Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended, 
$10,303,000: Provided, That notwithstanding any other provision of law, 
the Inspector General of the Federal Emergency Management Agency shall 
also serve as the Inspector General of the Chemical Safety and Hazard 
Investigation Board.


               Emergency Management Planning and Assistance

                      (including transfer of funds)

    For necessary expenses, not otherwise provided for, to carry out 
activities under the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968, as amended, 
and the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, as amended (42 U.S.C. 
4001 et seq.), the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency 
Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq.), the Earthquake Hazards 
Reduction Act of 1977, as amended (42 U.S.C. 7701 et seq.), the Federal 
Fire Prevention and Control Act of 1974, as amended (15 U.S.C. 2201 et 
seq.), the Defense Production Act of 1950, as amended (50 U.S.C. App. 
2061 et seq.), sections 107 and 303 of the National Security Act of 
1947, as amended (50 U.S.C. 404-405), and Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 
1978, $254,623,000: Provided, That for purposes of pre-disaster 
mitigation pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 5131(b) and (c) and 42 U.S.C. 5196(e) 
and (i), $25,000,000 of the funds made available for project grants 
under this heading by transfer from ``Disaster relief'', shall be 
available until expended.
    For an additional amount for ``Emergency management planning and 
assistance'', $150,000,000 for programs as authorized by section 33 of 
the Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act of 1974, as amended (15 
U.S.C. 2201 et seq.): Provided, That up to 5 percent of this amount 
shall be transferred to ``Salaries and expenses'' for program 
administration.


                 Radiological Emergency Preparedness Fund

    The aggregate charges assessed during fiscal year 2002, as 
authorized by Public Law 106-377, shall not be less than 100 percent of 
the amounts anticipated by FEMA necessary for its radiological 
emergency preparedness program for the next fiscal year. The 
methodology for assessment and collection of fees shall be fair and 
equitable; and shall reflect costs of providing such services, 
including administrative costs of collecting such fees. Fees received 
pursuant to this section shall be deposited in the Fund as offsetting 
collections and will become available for authorized purposes on 
October 1, 2002, and remain available until expended.


                    Emergency Food and Shelter Program

    To carry out an emergency food and shelter program pursuant to 
title III of Public Law 100-77, as amended, $140,000,000, to remain 
available until expended: Provided, That total administrative costs 
shall not exceed 3\1/2\ percent of the total appropriation.


                      National Flood Insurance Fund

                      (including transfers of funds)

    For activities under the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 
(``the Act''), the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, as amended, 
not to exceed $28,798,000 for salaries and expenses associated with 
flood mitigation and flood insurance operations, and not to exceed 
$76,381,000 for flood mitigation, including up to $20,000,000 for 
expenses under section 1366 of the Act, which amount shall be available 
for transfer to the National Flood Mitigation Fund until September 30, 
2003. In fiscal year 2002, no funds in excess of: (1) $55,000,000 for 
operating expenses; (2) $536,750,000 for agents' commissions and taxes; 
and (3) $30,000,000 for interest on Treasury borrowings shall be 
available from the National Flood Insurance Fund without prior notice 
to the Committees on Appropriations.
    In addition, up to $7,000,000 in fees collected but unexpended 
during fiscal years 2000 through 2001 shall be transferred to the Flood 
Map Modernization Fund and available for expenditure in fiscal year 
2002.
    Section 1309(a)(2) of the Act (42 U.S.C. 4016(a)(2)), as amended, 
is further amended by striking ``2001'' and inserting ``2002''.
    Section 1319 of the Act, as amended (42 U.S.C. 4026), is amended by 
striking ``September 30, 2001'' and inserting ``December 31, 2002''.
    Section 1336(a) of the Act, as amended (42 U.S.C. 4056), is amended 
by striking ``September 30, 2001'' and inserting ``December 31, 2002''.
    Section 1376(c) of the Act, as amended (42 U.S.C. 4127(c)), is 
amended by striking ``December 31, 2001'' and inserting ``December 31, 
2002''.


                      National Flood Mitigation Fund

    Notwithstanding sections 1366(b)(3)(B)-(C) and 1366(f) of the 
National Flood Insurance Act of 1968, as amended, $20,000,000, to 
remain available until September 30, 2003, for activities designed to 
reduce the risk of flood damage to structures pursuant to such Act, of 
which $20,000,000 shall be derived from the National Flood Insurance 
Fund. Of the amount provided, $2,500,000 is to be used for the purchase 
of flood-prone properties in the city of Austin, Minnesota, and any 
cost-share is waived.

                    General Services Administration


                 Federal Consumer Information Center Fund

    For necessary expenses of the Federal Consumer Information Center, 
including services authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109, $7,276,000, to be 
deposited into the Federal Consumer Information Center Fund: Provided, 
That the appropriations, revenues, and collections deposited into the 
Fund shall be available for necessary expenses of Federal Consumer 
Information Center activities in the aggregate amount of $12,000,000. 
Appropriations, revenues, and collections accruing to this Fund during 
fiscal year 2002 in excess of $12,000,000 shall remain in the Fund and 
shall not be available for expenditure except as authorized in 
appropriations Acts.

             National Aeronautics and Space Administration


                            human space flight

                      (including transfer of funds)

    For necessary expenses, not otherwise provided for, in the conduct 
and support of human space flight research and development activities, 
including research, development, operations, support and services; 
maintenance; construction of facilities including repair, 
rehabilitation, revitalization and modification of facilities, 
construction of new facilities and additions to existing facilities, 
facility planning and design, environmental compliance and restoration, 
and acquisition or condemnation of real property, as authorized by law; 
space flight, spacecraft control and communications activities 
including operations, production, and services; program management; 
personnel and related costs, including uniforms or allowances therefor, 
as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 5901-5902; travel expenses; purchase and hire 
of passenger motor vehicles; not to exceed $20,000 for official 
reception and representation expenses; and purchase, lease, charter, 
maintenance and operation of mission and administrative aircraft, 
$6,912,400,000, to remain available until September 30, 2003, of which 
amounts as determined by the Administrator for salaries and benefits; 
training, travel and awards; facility and related costs; information 
technology services; science, engineering, fabricating and testing 
services; and other administrative services may be transferred to 
``Science, aeronautics and technology'' in accordance with section 
312(b) of the National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958, as amended by 
Public Law 106-377.


                   science, aeronautics and technology

                      (including transfer of funds)

    For necessary expenses, not otherwise provided for, in the conduct 
and support of science, aeronautics and technology research and 
development activities, including research, development, operations, 
support and services; maintenance; construction of facilities including 
repair, rehabilitation, revitalization, and modification of facilities, 
construction of new facilities and additions to existing facilities, 
facility planning and design, environmental compliance and restoration, 
and acquisition or condemnation of real property, as authorized by law; 
space flight, spacecraft control and communications activities 
including operations, production, and services; program management; 
personnel and related costs, including uniforms or allowances therefor, 
as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 5901-5902; travel expenses; purchase and hire 
of passenger motor vehicles; not to exceed $20,000 for official 
reception and representation expenses; and purchase, lease, charter, 
maintenance and operation of mission and administrative aircraft, 
$7,857,100,000, to remain available until September 30, 2003, of which 
amounts as determined by the Administrator for salaries and benefits; 
training, travel and awards; facility and related costs; information 
technology services; science, engineering, fabricating and testing 
services; and other administrative services may be transferred to 
``Human space flight'' in accordance with section 312(b) of the 
National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958, as amended by Public Law 
106-377, except that no funds may be transferred to the program budget 
element for the Space Station.


                       Office of Inspector General

    For necessary expenses of the Office of Inspector General in 
carrying out the Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended, 
$23,700,000.


                        administrative provisions

    Notwithstanding the limitation on the availability of funds 
appropriated for ``Human space flight'', or ``Science, aeronautics and 
technology'' by this appropriations Act, when any activity has been 
initiated by the incurrence of obligations for construction of 
facilities as authorized by law, such amount available for such 
activity shall remain available until expended. This provision does not 
apply to the amounts appropriated for institutional minor 
revitalization and construction of facilities, and institutional 
facility planning and design.
    Notwithstanding the limitation on the availability of funds 
appropriated for ``Human space flight'', or ``Science, aeronautics and 
technology'' by this appropriations Act, the amounts appropriated for 
construction of facilities shall remain available until September 30, 
2004.
    Notwithstanding the limitation on the availability of funds 
appropriated for ``Office of Inspector General'', amounts made 
available by this Act for personnel and related costs and travel 
expenses of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration shall 
remain available until September 30, 2002 and may be used to enter into 
contracts for training, investigations, costs associated with personnel 
relocation, and for other services, to be provided during the next 
fiscal year. Funds for announced prizes otherwise authorized shall 
remain available, without fiscal year limitation, until the prize is 
claimed or the offer is withdrawn.
    No funds in this Act or any other appropriations Act may be used to 
finalize an agreement prior to December 1, 2002 between NASA and a 
nongovernment organization to conduct research utilization and 
commercialization management activities of the International Space 
Station.

                  National Credit Union Administration


                        central liquidity facility

                      (including transfer of funds)

    During fiscal year 2002, gross obligations of the Central Liquidity 
Facility for the principal amount of new direct loans to member credit 
unions, as authorized by 12 U.S.C. 1795 et seq., shall not exceed 
$1,500,000,000: Provided, That administrative expenses of the Central 
Liquidity Facility shall not exceed $309,000: Provided further, That 
$1,000,000 shall be transferred to the Community Development Revolving 
Loan Fund, of which $650,000, together with amounts of principal and 
interest on loans repaid, shall be available until expended for loans 
to community development credit unions, and $350,000 shall be available 
until expended for technical assistance to low-income and community 
development credit unions.

                      National Science Foundation


                     research and related activities

    For necessary expenses in carrying out the National Science 
Foundation Act of 1950, as amended (42 U.S.C. 1861-1875), and the Act 
to establish a National Medal of Science (42 U.S.C. 1880-1881); 
services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109; authorized travel; maintenance 
and operation of aircraft and purchase of flight services for research 
support; acquisition of aircraft; $3,598,340,000, of which not to 
exceed $300,000,000 shall remain available until expended for Polar 
research and operations support, and for reimbursement to other Federal 
agencies for operational and science support and logistical and other 
related activities for the United States Antarctic program; the balance 
to remain available until September 30, 2003: Provided, That receipts 
for scientific support services and materials furnished by the National 
Research Centers and other National Science Foundation supported 
research facilities may be credited to this appropriation: Provided 
further, That to the extent that the amount appropriated is less than 
the total amount authorized to be appropriated for included program 
activities, all amounts, including floors and ceilings, specified in 
the authorizing Act for those program activities or their subactivities 
shall be reduced proportionally: Provided further, That $75,000,000 of 
the funds available under this heading shall be made available for a 
comprehensive research initiative on plant genomes for economically 
significant crops.


           MAJOR RESEARCH EQUIPMENT AND FACILITIES CONSTRUCTION

    For necessary expenses for the acquisition, construction, 
commissioning, and upgrading of major research equipment, facilities, 
and other such capital assets pursuant to the National Science 
Foundation Act of 1950, as amended, including authorized travel, 
$138,800,000 to remain available until expended: Provided, That the 
Director shall submit a report to the Committees on Appropriations by 
February 28, 2002 on the full life-cycle costs of projects funded 
through this account since fiscal year 1995.


                      education and human resources

    For necessary expenses in carrying out science and engineering 
education and human resources programs and activities pursuant to the 
National Science Foundation Act of 1950, as amended (42 U.S.C. 1861-
1875), including services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109, authorized 
travel, and rental of conference rooms in the District of Columbia, 
$875,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2003: Provided, 
That to the extent that the amount of this appropriation is less than 
the total amount authorized to be appropriated for included program 
activities, all amounts, including floors and ceilings, specified in 
the authorizing Act for those program activities or their subactivities 
shall be reduced proportionally.


                          salaries and expenses

    For salaries and expenses necessary in carrying out the National 
Science Foundation Act of 1950, as amended (42 U.S.C. 1861-1875); 
services authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109; hire of passenger motor vehicles; 
not to exceed $9,000 for official reception and representation 
expenses; uniforms or allowances therefor, as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 
5901-5902; rental of conference rooms in the District of Columbia; 
reimbursement of the General Services Administration for security guard 
services; $170,040,000: Provided, That contracts may be entered into 
under ``Salaries and expenses'' in fiscal year 2002 for maintenance and 
operation of facilities, and for other services, to be provided during 
the next fiscal year.


                       office of inspector general

    For necessary expenses of the Office of Inspector General as 
authorized by the Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended, 
$6,760,000, to remain available until September 30, 2003.

                 Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation


           payment to the neighborhood reinvestment corporation

    For payment to the Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation for use in 
neighborhood reinvestment activities, as authorized by the Neighborhood 
Reinvestment Corporation Act (42 U.S.C. 8101-8107), $105,000,000, of 
which $10,000,000 shall be for a homeownership program that is used in 
conjunction with section 8 assistance under the United States Housing 
Act of 1937, as amended.

                        Selective Service System


                          salaries and expenses

    For necessary expenses of the Selective Service System, including 
expenses of attendance at meetings and of training for uniformed 
personnel assigned to the Selective Service System, as authorized by 5 
U.S.C. 4101-4118 for civilian employees; and not to exceed $750 for 
official reception and representation expenses; $25,003,000: Provided, 
That during the current fiscal year, the President may exempt this 
appropriation from the provisions of 31 U.S.C. 1341, whenever the 
President deems such action to be necessary in the interest of national 
defense: Provided further, That none of the funds appropriated by this 
Act may be expended for or in connection with the induction of any 
person into the Armed Forces of the United States.

                      TITLE IV--GENERAL PROVISIONS

    Sec. 401. Where appropriations in titles I, II, and III of this Act 
are expendable for travel expenses and no specific limitation has been 
placed thereon, the expenditures for such travel expenses may not 
exceed the amounts set forth therefor in the budget estimates submitted 
for the appropriations: Provided, That this provision does not apply to 
accounts that do not contain an object classification for travel: 
Provided further, That this section shall not apply to travel performed 
by uncompensated officials of local boards and appeal boards of the 
Selective Service System; to travel performed directly in connection 
with care and treatment of medical beneficiaries of the Department of 
Veterans Affairs; to travel performed in connection with major 
disasters or emergencies declared or determined by the President under 
the provisions of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency 
Assistance Act; to travel performed by the Offices of Inspector General 
in connection with audits and investigations; or to payments to 
interagency motor pools where separately set forth in the budget 
schedules: Provided further, That if appropriations in titles I, II, 
and III exceed the amounts set forth in budget estimates initially 
submitted for such appropriations, the expenditures for travel may 
correspondingly exceed the amounts therefor set forth in the estimates 
only to the extent such an increase is approved by the Committees on 
Appropriations.
    Sec. 402. Appropriations and funds available for the administrative 
expenses of the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the 
Selective Service System shall be available in the current fiscal year 
for purchase of uniforms, or allowances therefor, as authorized by 5 
U.S.C. 5901-5902; hire of passenger motor vehicles; and services as 
authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109.
    Sec. 403. Funds of the Department of Housing and Urban Development 
subject to the Government Corporation Control Act or section 402 of the 
Housing Act of 1950 shall be available, without regard to the 
limitations on administrative expenses, for legal services on a 
contract or fee basis, and for utilizing and making payment for 
services and facilities of the Federal National Mortgage Association, 
Government National Mortgage Association, Federal Home Loan Mortgage 
Corporation, Federal Financing Bank, Federal Reserve banks or any 
member thereof, Federal Home Loan banks, and any insured bank within 
the meaning of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Act, as 
amended (12 U.S.C. 1811-1831).
    Sec. 404. No part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall 
remain available for obligation beyond the current fiscal year unless 
expressly so provided herein.
    Sec. 405. No funds appropriated by this Act may be expended--
        (1) pursuant to a certification of an officer or employee of 
    the United States unless--
            (A) such certification is accompanied by, or is part of, a 
        voucher or abstract which describes the payee or payees and the 
        items or services for which such expenditure is being made; or
            (B) the expenditure of funds pursuant to such 
        certification, and without such a voucher or abstract, is 
        specifically authorized by law; and
        (2) unless such expenditure is subject to audit by the General 
    Accounting Office or is specifically exempt by law from such audit.
    Sec. 406. None of the funds provided in this Act to any department 
or agency may be expended for the transportation of any officer or 
employee of such department or agency between the domicile and the 
place of employment of the officer or employee, with the exception of 
an officer or employee authorized such transportation under 31 U.S.C. 
1344 or 5 U.S.C. 7905.
    Sec. 407. None of the funds provided in this Act may be used for 
payment, through grants or contracts, to recipients that do not share 
in the cost of conducting research resulting from proposals not 
specifically solicited by the Government: Provided, That the extent of 
cost sharing by the recipient shall reflect the mutuality of interest 
of the grantee or contractor and the Government in the research.
    Sec. 408. None of the funds provided in this Act may be used, 
directly or through grants, to pay or to provide reimbursement for 
payment of the salary of a consultant (whether retained by the Federal 
Government or a grantee) at more than the daily equivalent of the rate 
paid for level IV of the Executive Schedule, unless specifically 
authorized by law.
    Sec. 409. None of the funds provided in this Act may be used to pay 
the expenses of, or otherwise compensate, non-Federal parties 
intervening in regulatory or adjudicatory proceedings. Nothing herein 
affects the authority of the Consumer Product Safety Commission 
pursuant to section 7 of the Consumer Product Safety Act (15 U.S.C. 
2056 et seq.).
    Sec. 410. Except as otherwise provided under existing law, or under 
an existing Executive order issued pursuant to an existing law, the 
obligation or expenditure of any appropriation under this Act for 
contracts for any consulting service shall be limited to contracts 
which are: (1) a matter of public record and available for public 
inspection; and (2) thereafter included in a publicly available list of 
all contracts entered into within 24 months prior to the date on which 
the list is made available to the public and of all contracts on which 
performance has not been completed by such date. The list required by 
the preceding sentence shall be updated quarterly and shall include a 
narrative description of the work to be performed under each such 
contract.
    Sec. 411. Except as otherwise provided by law, no part of any 
appropriation contained in this Act shall be obligated or expended by 
any executive agency, as referred to in the Office of Federal 
Procurement Policy Act (41 U.S.C. 401 et seq.), for a contract for 
services unless such executive agency: (1) has awarded and entered into 
such contract in full compliance with such Act and the regulations 
promulgated thereunder; and (2) requires any report prepared pursuant 
to such contract, including plans, evaluations, studies, analyses and 
manuals, and any report prepared by the agency which is substantially 
derived from or substantially includes any report prepared pursuant to 
such contract, to contain information concerning: (A) the contract 
pursuant to which the report was prepared; and (B) the contractor who 
prepared the report pursuant to such contract.
    Sec. 412. Except as otherwise provided in section 406, none of the 
funds provided in this Act to any department or agency shall be 
obligated or expended to provide a personal cook, chauffeur, or other 
personal servants to any officer or employee of such department or 
agency.
    Sec. 413. None of the funds provided in this Act to any department 
or agency shall be obligated or expended to procure passenger 
automobiles as defined in 15 U.S.C. 2001 with an EPA estimated miles 
per gallon average of less than 22 miles per gallon.
    Sec. 414. None of the funds appropriated in title I of this Act 
shall be used to enter into any new lease of real property if the 
estimated annual rental is more than $300,000 unless the Secretary 
submits a report which the Committees on Appropriations of the Congress 
approve within 30 days following the date on which the report is 
received.
    Sec. 415. (a) It is the sense of the Congress that, to the greatest 
extent practicable, all equipment and products purchased with funds 
made available in this Act should be American-made.
    (b) In providing financial assistance to, or entering into any 
contract with, any entity using funds made available in this Act, the 
head of each Federal agency, to the greatest extent practicable, shall 
provide to such entity a notice describing the statement made in 
subsection (a) by the Congress.
    Sec. 416. None of the funds appropriated in this Act may be used to 
implement any cap on reimbursements to grantees for indirect costs, 
except as published in Office of Management and Budget Circular A-21.
    Sec. 417. Such sums as may be necessary for fiscal year 2002 pay 
raises for programs funded by this Act shall be absorbed within the 
levels appropriated in this Act.
    Sec. 418. None of the funds made available in this Act may be used 
for any program, project, or activity, when it is made known to the 
Federal entity or official to which the funds are made available that 
the program, project, or activity is not in compliance with any Federal 
law relating to risk assessment, the protection of private property 
rights, or unfunded mandates.
    Sec. 419. Corporations and agencies of the Department of Housing 
and Urban Development which are subject to the Government Corporation 
Control Act, as amended, are hereby authorized to make such 
expenditures, within the limits of funds and borrowing authority 
available to each such corporation or agency and in accord with law, 
and to make such contracts and commitments without regard to fiscal 
year limitations as provided by section 104 of such Act as may be 
necessary in carrying out the programs set forth in the budget for 2002 
for such corporation or agency except as hereinafter provided: 
Provided, That collections of these corporations and agencies may be 
used for new loan or mortgage purchase commitments only to the extent 
expressly provided for in this Act (unless such loans are in support of 
other forms of assistance provided for in this or prior appropriations 
Acts), except that this proviso shall not apply to the mortgage 
insurance or guaranty operations of these corporations, or where loans 
or mortgage purchases are necessary to protect the financial interest 
of the United States Government.
    Sec. 420. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the term 
``qualified student loan'' with respect to national service education 
awards shall mean any loan determined by an institution of higher 
education to be necessary to cover a student's cost of attendance at 
such institution and made directly to a student by a State agency, in 
addition to other meanings under section 148(b)(7) of the National and 
Community Service Act.
    Sec. 421. Unless otherwise provided for in this Act or through a 
reprogramming of funds, no part of any appropriation for the Department 
of Housing and Urban Development shall be available for any activity in 
excess of amounts set forth in the budget estimates submitted to 
Congress.
    Sec. 422. None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made 
available by this Act shall be used to promulgate a final regulation to 
implement changes in the payment of pesticide tolerance processing fees 
as proposed at 64 Fed. Reg. 31040, or any similar proposals. The 
Environmental Protection Agency may proceed with the development of 
such a rule.
    Sec. 423. The Environmental Protection Agency may not use any of 
the funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act to 
implement the Registration Fee system codified at 40 Code of Federal 
Regulations Subpart U (sections 152.400 et seq.) if its authority to 
collect maintenance fees pursuant to FIFRA section 4(i)(5) is extended 
for at least 1 year beyond September 30, 2001.
    Sec. 424. Except in the case of entities that are funded solely 
with Federal funds or any natural persons that are funded under this 
Act, none of the funds in this Act shall be used for the planning or 
execution of any program to pay the expenses of, or otherwise 
compensate, non-Federal parties to lobby or litigate in respect to 
adjudicatory proceedings funded in this Act. A chief executive officer 
of any entity receiving funds under this Act shall certify that none of 
these funds have been used to engage in the lobbying of the Federal 
Government or in litigation against the United States unless authorized 
under existing law.
    Sec. 425. No part of any funds appropriated in this Act shall be 
used by an agency of the executive branch, other than for normal and 
recognized executive-legislative relationships, for publicity or 
propaganda purposes, and for the preparation, distribution or use of 
any kit, pamphlet, booklet, publication, radio, television or film 
presentation designed to support or defeat legislation pending before 
the Congress, except in presentation to the Congress itself.
    Sec. 426. None of the funds provided in title II for technical 
assistance, training, or management improvements may be obligated or 
expended unless HUD provides to the Committees on Appropriations a 
description of each proposed activity and a detailed budget estimate of 
the costs associated with each activity as part of the Budget 
Justifications. For fiscal year 2002, HUD shall transmit this 
information to the Committees by January 8, 2002 for 30 days of review.
    Sec. 427. All Departments and agencies funded under this Act are 
encouraged, within the limits of the existing statutory authorities and 
funding, to expand their use of ``E-Commerce'' technologies and 
procedures in the conduct of their business practices and public 
service activities.
    Sec. 428. Section 104(n)(4) of the Cerro Grande Fire Assistance Act 
(Public Law 106-246) is amended by striking ``beginning not later than 
the expiration of the 1-year period beginning on the date of the 
enactment of this Act.'' and inserting ``within 120 days after the 
Director issues the report required by subsection (n) in 2002 and 
2003.''.
    Sec. 429. None of the funds provided by this Act may be used for 
the purpose of implementing any administrative proposal that would 
require military retirees to make an ``irrevocable choice'' for any 
specified period of time between Department of Veterans Affairs or 
military health care under the new TRICARE for Life plan authorized in 
the Floyd D. Spence National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 
2001 (as enacted into law by Public Law 106-398).
    Sec. 430. None of the funds appropriated by this Act may be used to 
delay the national primary drinking water regulation for Arsenic 
published on January 22, 2001, in the Federal Register (66 Fed. Reg. 
pages 6976 through 7066, amending parts 141 through 142 of title 40 of 
the Code of Federal Regulations).
    Sec. 431. Subtitle B of title VI of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster 
Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5197-5197g) is amended 
by adding at the end the following:

``SEC. 629. MINORITY EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM.

    ``(a) In General.--The Director shall establish a minority 
emergency preparedness demonstration program to research and promote 
the capacity of minority communities to provide data, information, and 
awareness education by providing grants to or executing contracts or 
cooperative agreements with eligible nonprofit organizations to 
establish and conduct such programs.
    ``(b) Activities Supported.--An eligible nonprofit organization may 
use a grant, contract, or cooperative agreement awarded under this 
section--
        ``(1) to conduct research into the status of emergency 
    preparedness and disaster response awareness in African American 
    and Hispanic households located in urban, suburban, and rural 
    communities, particularly in those States and regions most impacted 
    by natural and manmade disasters and emergencies; and
        ``(2) to develop and promote awareness of emergency 
    preparedness education programs within minority communities, 
    including development and preparation of culturally competent 
    educational and awareness materials that can be used to disseminate 
    information to minority organizations and institutions.
    ``(c) Eligible Organizations.--A nonprofit organization is eligible 
to be awarded a grant, contract, or cooperative agreement under this 
section with respect to a program if the organization is a nonprofit 
organization that is described in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal 
Revenue Code of 1986 (26 U.S.C. 501(c)(3)) and exempt from tax under 
section 501(a) of such Code, whose primary mission is to provide 
services to communities predominately populated by minority citizens, 
and that can demonstrate a partnership with a minority-owned business 
enterprise or minority business located in a HUBZone (as defined in 
section 3(p) of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 632(p))) with respect 
to the program.
    ``(d) Use of Funds.--A recipient of a grant, contract, or 
cooperative agreement awarded under this section may only use the 
proceeds of the grant, contract, or agreement to--
        ``(1) acquire expert professional services necessary to conduct 
    research in communities predominately populated by minority 
    citizens, with a primary emphasis on African American and Hispanic 
    communities;
        ``(2) develop and prepare informational materials to promote 
    awareness among minority communities about emergency preparedness 
    and how to protect their households and communities in advance of 
    disasters;
        ``(3) establish consortia with minority national organizations, 
    minority institutions of higher education, and faith-based 
    institutions to disseminate information about emergency 
    preparedness to minority communities; and
        ``(4) implement a joint project with a minority serving 
    institution, including a part B institution (as defined in section 
    322(2) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1061(2))), an 
    institution described in subparagraph (A), (B), or (C) of section 
    326 of that Act (20 U.S.C. 1063b(e)(1)(A), (B), or (C)), and a 
    Hispanic-serving institution (as defined in section 502(a)(5) of 
    that Act (20 U.S.C. 1101a(a)(5))).
    ``(e) Application and Review Procedure.--To be eligible to receive 
a grant, contract, or cooperative agreement under this section, an 
organization must submit an application to the Director at such time, 
in such manner, and accompanied by such information as the Director may 
reasonably require. The Director shall establish a procedure by which 
to accept such applications.
    ``(f) Authorization of Appropriation.--There is authorized to be 
appropriated to carry out this section $1,500,000 for fiscal year 2002 
and such funds as may be necessary for fiscal years 2003 through 2007. 
Such sums shall remain available until expended.''.
    Sec. 432. None of the funds made available by this Act may be used 
to implement or enforce the requirement under section 12(c) of the 
United States Housing Act of 1937, as amended (42 U.S.C. 1437j(c)) 
relating to community service, except with respect to any resident of a 
public housing project funded with any amounts provided under section 
24 of the United States Housing Act of 1937, as amended, or any 
predecessor program for the revitalization of severely distressed 
public housing (HOPE VI).
    Sec. 433. Section 1301 of title XIII of division B of H.R. 5666, as 
enacted by section 1(a)(4) of Public Law 106-554, is amended by 
striking ``facilities'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``facilities, 
including the design and construction of such facilities,''.
    Sec. 434. The amounts subject to the fifth proviso under the 
heading, ``Emergency Response Fund'', in Public Law 107-38, which are 
available for transfer to the Department of Housing and Urban 
Development 15 days after the Director of the Office of Management and 
Budget has submitted to the House and Senate Committees on 
Appropriations a proposed allocation and plan for use of the funds for 
the Department, may be used for purposes of ``Community Development 
Block Grants'', as authorized by title I of the Housing and Community 
Development Act of 1974, as amended: Provided, That such funds may be 
awarded to the State of New York for assistance for properties and 
businesses damaged by, and for economic revitalization related to, the 
September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on New York City, for the affected 
area of New York City, and for reimbursement to the State and City of 
New York for expenditures incurred from the regular Community 
Development Block Grant formula allocation used to achieve these same 
purposes: Provided further, That the State of New York is authorized to 
provide such assistance to the City of New York: Provided further, That 
in administering these funds and funds under section 108 of such Act 
used for economic revitalization activities in New York City, the 
Secretary may waive, or specify alternative requirements for, any 
provision of any statute or regulation that the Secretary administers 
in connection with the obligation by the Secretary or the use by the 
recipient of these funds or guarantees (except for requirements related 
to fair housing, nondiscrimination, labor standards, and the 
environment), upon a finding that such waiver is required to facilitate 
the use of such funds or guarantees, and would not be inconsistent with 
the overall purpose of the statute or regulation: Provided further, 
That such funds shall not adversely affect the amount of any formula 
assistance received by the State of New York, New York City, or any 
categorical application for other Federal assistance: Provided further, 
That the Secretary shall publish in the Federal Register any waiver of 
any statute or regulation that the Secretary administers pursuant to 
title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as 
amended, no later than 5 days before the effective date of such waiver: 
Provided further, That the Secretary shall notify the Committees on 
Appropriations on the proposed allocation of any funds and any related 
waivers pursuant to this section no later than 5 days before such 
allocation.
    This Act may be cited as the ``Departments of Veterans Affairs and 
Housing and Urban Development, and Independent Agencies Appropriations 
Act, 2002''.

                               Speaker of the House of Representatives.

                            Vice President of the United States and    
                                               President of the Senate.