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                                                       Calendar No. 526
109th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                S. 3708

                          [Report No. 109-287]

 Making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human 
   Services, and Education, and related agencies for the fiscal year 
           ending September 30, 2007, and for other purposes.


_______________________________________________________________________


                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

                             July 20, 2006

    Mr. Specter, from the Committee on Appropriations, reported the 
    following original bill; which was read twice and placed on the 
                                calendar

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 A BILL


 
 Making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human 
   Services, and Education, and related agencies for the fiscal year 
           ending September 30, 2007, 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 Labor, 
Health and Human Services, and Education, and related agencies for the 
fiscal year ending September 30, 2007, and for other purposes, namely:

                                TITLE I

                          DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

                 Employment and Training Administration

                    training and employment services

    For necessary expenses of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (the 
``Act''), the Denali Commission Act of 1998, and the Women in 
Apprenticeship and Non-Traditional Occupations Act of 1992, including 
the purchase and hire of passenger motor vehicles, the construction, 
alteration, and repair of buildings and other facilities, and the 
purchase of real property for training centers as authorized by the 
Act, $3,459,832,000, plus reimbursements, is available. Of the amounts 
provided:
            (1) For grants to States for adult employment and training 
        activities, youth activities, and dislocated worker employment 
        and training activities, $2,928,764,000 as follows:
                    (A) $800,000,000 for adult employment and training 
                activities, of which $88,000,000 is available for the 
                period July 1, 2007 to June 30, 2008 and of which 
                $712,000,000 is available for the period October 1, 
                2007 through June 30, 2008.
                    (B) $935,500,000 for youth activities, which is 
                available for the period April 1, 2007 through June 30, 
                2008: Provided, That up to $50,000,000 may be made 
                available for the Youthbuild Program, if authorized for 
                transfer to the Department of Labor prior to April 1, 
                2007.
                    (C) $1,193,264,000 for dislocated worker employment 
                and training activities, of which $345,264,000 is 
                available for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 
                2008, and of which $848,000,000 is available for the 
                period October 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008: Provided, 
                That notwithstanding the transfer limitation under 
                section 133(b)(4) of such Act, up to 30 percent of such 
                funds may be transferred by a local board if approved 
                by the Governor.
            (2) For federally administered programs, $413,457,000 as 
        follows:
                    (A) $282,800,000 for the dislocated workers 
                assistance national reserve, of which $64,000,000 is 
                available for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 
                2008, and of which $212,000,000 is available for the 
                period October 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008: Provided, 
                That $125,000,000 shall be available for Community-
                Based Job Training Grants, which shall be from funds 
                reserved under section 132(a)(2)(A) of the Workforce 
                Investment Act of 1998 and shall be used to carry out 
                such grants under section 171(d) of such Act, except 
                that the 10 percent limitation otherwise applicable to 
                the amount of funds that may be used to carry out 
                section 171(d) shall not be applicable to funds used 
                for Community-Based Job Training Grants.
                    (B) $50,000,000 for Native American programs, which 
                is available for the period July 1, 2007 through June 
                30, 2008.
                    (C) $80,657,000 for migrant and seasonal 
                farmworkers, including $75,053,000 for formula grants, 
                $5,000,000 for migrant and seasonal housing (of which 
                not less than 70 percent shall be for permanent 
                housing), and $604,000 for other discretionary 
                purposes, which is available for the period July 1, 
                2007 through June 30, 2008: Provided, That, 
                notwithstanding any other provision of law or related 
                regulation, the Department shall take no action 
                limiting the number or proportion of eligible 
                participants receiving related assistance services or 
                discouraging grantees from providing such services.
            (3) For national activities, $90,496,000 as follows:
                    (A) $60,000,000 for Responsible Reintegration of 
                Youthful Offenders, which is available for the period 
                of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008.
                    (B) $44,815,000 for Pilots, Demonstrations, and 
                Research, of which $17,700,000 is available for the 
                period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008; and of which 
                $27,115,000 shall be available for noncompetitive 
                grants, with terms and conditions and in the amounts 
                specified in the committee report of the Senate 
                accompanying this Act: Provided, That funding provided 
                to carry out projects under section 171 of the 
                Workforce Investment Act of 1998 that are identified in 
                the committee report accompanying this Act, shall not 
                be subject to the requirements of section 171(b)(2)(B) 
                of such Act, the requirements of section 171(c)(4)(D) 
                of such Act, the joint funding requirements of sections 
                171(b)(2)(A) and 171(c)(4)(A) of such Act, or any time 
                limit requirements of sections 171(b)(2)(C) and 
                171(c)(4)(B) of such Act.
                    (C) $4,921,000 for Evaluation, which is available 
                for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008.
                    (D) $6,875,000 for the Denali Commission which is 
                available for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 
                2008.
                    (E) $1,000,000 for carrying out Public Law 102-530, 
                which is available for the period July 1, 2007 through 
                June 30, 2008: Provided, That funds provided to carry 
                out section 171(d) of the Workforce Investment Act of 
                1998 may be used for demonstration projects that 
                provide assistance to new entrants in the workforce and 
                incumbent workers.
    Funds provided to carry out section 132(a)(2)(A) of the Act may be 
used to provide assistance to a State for statewide or local use in 
order to address cases where there have been worker dislocations across 
multiple sectors or across multiple local areas and such workers remain 
dislocated; coordinate the State workforce development plan with 
emerging economic development needs; and train such eligible dislocated 
workers.
    The Secretary of Labor shall take no action to amend, through 
regulatory or administrative action, the definition established in 20 
CFR 667.220 for functions and activities under title I of the Act, or 
to modify, through regulatory or administrative action, the procedure 
for redesignation of local areas as specified in subtitle B of title I 
of the Act (including applying the standards specified in section 
116(a)(3)(B) of the Act, but notwithstanding the time limits specified 
in section 116(a)(3)(B) of the Act), until April 1, 2007 or until such 
time as legislation reauthorizing the Act is enacted whichever comes 
first. Nothing in the preceding sentence shall permit or require the 
Secretary of Labor to withdraw approval for such redesignation from the 
State that received the approval not later than October 12, 2005, or to 
revise action taken or to modify the redesignation procedure being used 
by the Secretary in order to complete such redesignation for a State 
that initiated the process of such redesignation by submitting any 
request for such redesignation not later than October 26, 2005.
    Of the funds provided under this heading in Public Law 109-149 for 
the Employment and Training Administration, funding shall be continued 
at no less than the previous grants level for a non-competitive grant 
to the National Center on Education and the Economy to be awarded no 
later than June 30, 2007.
    Of the funds provided under this heading in Public Law 109-149 for 
the Employment and Training Administration, $1,500,000 shall be for a 
non-competitive grant to be awarded not later than January 12, 2007 to 
the AFL-CIO Working for America Institute, to continue to initiate and 
support labor-management workforce partnerships.
    Of the funds provided under this heading in Public Law 109-149 for 
the Employment and Training Administration, $2,200,000 shall be for a 
non-competitive grant to be awarded not later than February 28, 2007, 
to the AFL-CIO Appalachian Council, Incorporated, for Job Corps career 
transition services.
    Of the funds provided under this heading in Public Law 109-149 for 
the Employment and Training Administration, $500,000 shall be for a 
non-competitive grant to be awarded not later than January 12, 2007, to 
the Delta Housing Development Corporation, to manage farmworker, 
migrant and seasonal housing.

            community service employment for older americans

    To carry out title V of the Older Americans Act of 1965, as 
amended, $432,311,000.

              federal unemployment benefits and allowances

    For payments during the current fiscal year of trade adjustment 
benefit payments and allowances under part I and section 246; and for 
training, allowances for job search and relocation, and related State 
administrative expenses under part II of chapter 2, title II of the 
Trade Act of 1974 (including the benefits and services described under 
sections 123(c)(2) and 151(b) and (c) of the Trade Adjustment 
Assistance Reform Act of 2002, Public Law 107-210), $938,600,000, 
together with such amounts as may be necessary to be charged to the 
subsequent appropriation for payments for any period subsequent to 
September 15 of the current year.

     state unemployment insurance and employment service operations

    For authorized administrative expenses, $104,530,000, together with 
not to exceed $3,246,346,000 (including not to exceed $1,228,000 which 
may be used for amortization payments to States which had independent 
retirement plans in their State employment service agencies prior to 
1980), which may be expended from the Employment Security 
Administration Account in the Unemployment Trust Fund including the 
cost of administering section 51 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, 
as amended, section 7(d) of the Wagner-Peyser Act, as amended, the 
Trade Act of 1974, as amended, the Immigration Act of 1990, and the 
Immigration and Nationality Act, as amended, and of which the sums 
available in the allocation for activities authorized by title III of 
the Social Security Act, as amended (42 U.S.C. 502-504), and the sums 
available in the allocation for necessary administrative expenses for 
carrying out 5 U.S.C. 8501-8523, shall be available for obligation by 
the States through December 31, 2007, except that funds used for 
automation acquisitions shall be available for obligation by the States 
through September 30, 2009; of which $104,530,000, together with not to 
exceed $666,753,000 of the amount which may be expended from said trust 
fund, shall be available for obligation for the period July 1, 2007 
through June 30, 2008, to fund activities under the Act of June 6, 
1933, as amended, including the cost of penalty mail authorized under 
39 U.S.C. 3202(a)(1)(E) made available to States in lieu of allotments 
for such purpose: Provided, That to the extent that the Average Weekly 
Insured Unemployment (AWIU) for fiscal year 2007 is projected by the 
Department of Labor to exceed 2,708,000, an additional $28,600,000 
shall be available for obligation for every 100,000 increase in the 
AWIU level (including a pro rata amount for any increment less than 
100,000) from the Employment Security Administration Account of the 
Unemployment Trust Fund: Provided further, That funds appropriated in 
this Act which are used to establish a national one-stop career center 
system, or which are used to support the national activities of the 
Federal-State unemployment insurance or immigration programs, may be 
obligated in contracts, grants or agreements with non-State entities: 
Provided further, That funds appropriated in this Act for activities 
authorized under the Wagner-Peyser Act, as amended, and title III of 
the Social Security Act, may be used by the States to fund integrated 
Employment Service and Unemployment Insurance automation efforts, 
notwithstanding cost allocation principles prescribed under Office of 
Management and Budget Circular A-87.

        advances to the unemployment trust fund and other funds

    For repayable advances to the Unemployment Trust Fund as authorized 
by sections 905(d) and 1203 of the Social Security Act, as amended, and 
to the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund as authorized by section 
9501(c)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, as amended; and for 
nonrepayable advances to the Unemployment Trust Fund as authorized by 
section 8509 of title 5, United States Code, and to the ``Federal 
unemployment benefits and allowances'' account, to remain available 
until September 30, 2008, $452,000,000.
    In addition, for making repayable advances to the Black Lung 
Disability Trust Fund in the current fiscal year after September 15, 
2007, for costs incurred by the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund in the 
current fiscal year, such sums as may be necessary.

                         program administration

    For expenses of administering employment and training programs, 
$90,182,000, together with not to exceed $94,794,000, which may be 
expended from the Employment Security Administration Account in the 
Unemployment Trust Fund.

               Employee Benefits Security Administration

                         salaries and expenses

    For necessary expenses for the Employee Benefits Security 
Administration, $143,573,000.

                  Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation

               pension benefit guaranty corporation fund

    The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation is authorized to make such 
expenditures, including financial assistance authorized by section 104 
of Public Law 96-364, within limits of funds and borrowing authority 
available to such Corporation, and in accord with law, and to make such 
contracts and commitments without regard to fiscal year limitations as 
provided by section 104 of the Government Corporation Control Act, as 
amended (31 U.S.C. 9104), as may be necessary in carrying out the 
program, including associated administrative expenses, through 
September 30, 2006 for such Corporation: Provided, That none of the 
funds available to the Corporation for fiscal year 2007 shall be 
available for obligations for administrative expenses in excess of 
$397,644,000: Provided further, That obligations in excess of such 
amount may be incurred after approval by the Office of Management and 
Budget and notification of the Committees on Appropriations of the 
House and Senate: Provided further, That to the extent that the number 
of new plan participants in plans terminated by the Corporation exceeds 
100,000 in fiscal year 2007 (including a pro rata amount for any 
increment less than 100,000), an amount not to exceed an additional 
$9,800,000 shall be available for obligation for administrative 
expenses for every 20,000 additional terminated participants.

                  Employment Standards Administration

                         salaries and expenses

    For necessary expenses for the Employment Standards Administration, 
including reimbursement to State, Federal, and local agencies and their 
employees for inspection services rendered, $433,295,000, together with 
$2,076,000 which may be expended from the Special Fund in accordance 
with sections 39(c), 44(d) and 44(j) of the Longshore and Harbor 
Workers' Compensation Act: Provided, That the Secretary of Labor is 
authorized to establish and, in accordance with 31 U.S.C. 3302, collect 
and deposit in the Treasury fees for processing applications and 
issuing certificates under sections 11(d) and 14 of the Fair Labor 
Standards Act of 1938, as amended (29 U.S.C. 211(d) and 214) and for 
processing applications and issuing registrations under title I of the 
Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (29 U.S.C. 1801 
et seq.).

                            special benefits

                     (including transfer of funds)

    For the payment of compensation, benefits, and expenses (except 
administrative expenses) accruing during the current or any prior 
fiscal year authorized by title 5, chapter 81 of the United States 
Code; continuation of benefits as provided for under the heading 
``Civilian War Benefits'' in the Federal Security Agency Appropriation 
Act, 1947; the Employees' Compensation Commission Appropriation Act, 
1944; sections 4(c) and 5(f) of the War Claims Act of 1948 (50 U.S.C. 
App. 2012); and 50 percent of the additional compensation and benefits 
required by section 10(h) of the Longshore and Harbor Workers' 
Compensation Act, as amended, $230,000,000, together with such amounts 
as may be necessary to be charged to the subsequent year appropriation 
for the payment of compensation and other benefits for any period 
subsequent to August 15 of the current year: Provided, That amounts 
appropriated may be used under section 8104 of title 5, United States 
Code, by the Secretary of Labor to reimburse an employer, who is not 
the employer at the time of injury, for portions of the salary of a 
reemployed, disabled beneficiary: Provided further, That balances of 
reimbursements unobligated on September 30, 2006, shall remain 
available until expended for the payment of compensation, benefits, and 
expenses: Provided further, That in addition there shall be transferred 
to this appropriation from the Postal Service and from any other 
corporation or instrumentality required under section 8147(c) of title 
5, United States Code, to pay an amount for its fair share of the cost 
of administration, such sums as the Secretary determines to be the cost 
of administration for employees of such fair share entities through 
September 30, 2007: Provided further, That of those funds transferred 
to this account from the fair share entities to pay the cost of 
administration of the Federal Employees' Compensation Act, $51,034,000 
shall be made available to the Secretary as follows:
            (1) for enhancement and maintenance of automated data 
        processing systems and telecommunications systems, $14,580,000;
            (2) for automated workload processing operations, including 
        document imaging, centralized mail intake and medical bill 
        processing, $22,924,000;
            (3) for periodic roll management and medical review, 
        $13,530,000; and
            (4) the remaining funds shall be paid into the Treasury as 
        miscellaneous receipts:
Provided further, That the Secretary may require that any person filing 
a notice of injury or a claim for benefits under chapter 81 of title 5, 
United States Code, or 33 U.S.C. 901 et seq., provide as part of such 
notice and claim, such identifying information (including Social 
Security account number) as such regulations may prescribe.

               special benefits for disabled coal miners

    For carrying out title IV of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act 
of 1977, as amended by Public Law 107-275, (the ``Act''), $229,373,000, 
to remain available until expended.
    For making after July 31 of the current fiscal year, benefit 
payments to individuals under title IV of the Act, for costs incurred 
in the current fiscal year, such amounts as may be necessary.
    For making benefit payments under title IV for the first quarter of 
fiscal year 2008, $68,000,000, to remain available until expended.

    administrative expenses, energy employees occupational illness 
                           compensation fund

                     (including transfer of funds)

    For necessary expenses to administer the Energy Employees 
Occupational Illness Compensation Act, $102,307,000, to remain 
available until expended: Provided, That the Secretary of Labor is 
authorized to transfer to any executive agency with authority under the 
Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Act, including 
within the Department of Labor, such sums as may be necessary in fiscal 
year 2007 to carry out those authorities: Provided further, That the 
Secretary may require that any person filing a claim for benefits under 
the Act provide as part of such claim, such identifying information 
(including Social Security account number) as may be prescribed: 
Provided further, That not later than 30 days after enactment, in 
addition to other sums transferred by the Secretary of Labor to the 
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (``NIOSH'') for 
the administration of the Energy Employees Occupational Illness 
Compensation Program (``EEOICPA''), the Secretary of Labor shall 
transfer $4,500,000 to NIOSH from the funds appropriated to the Energy 
Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Fund (42 U.S.C. 7384e), for 
use by or in support of the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker 
Health (``the Board'') to carry out its statutory responsibilities 
under EEOICPA (42 U.S.C. 7384n-q), including obtaining audits, 
technical assistance and other support from the Board's audit 
contractor with regard to radiation dose estimation and reconstruction 
efforts, site profiles, procedures, and review of Special Exposure 
Cohort petitions and evaluation reports.

                    black lung disability trust fund

                     (including transfer of funds)

    In fiscal year 2007 and thereafter, such sums as may be necessary 
from the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund, to remain available until 
expended, for payment of all benefits authorized by section 9501(d)(1), 
(2), (4), and (7) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, as amended; and 
interest on advances, as authorized by section 9501(c)(2) of that Act. 
In addition, the following amounts shall be available from the Fund for 
fiscal year 2007 for expenses of operation and administration of the 
Black Lung Benefits program, as authorized by section 9501(d)(5): 
$33,578,000 for transfer to the Employment Standards Administration 
``Salaries and Expenses''; $25,255,000 for transfer to Departmental 
Management, ``Salaries and Expenses''; $346,000 for transfer to 
Departmental Management, ``Office of Inspector General''; and $356,000 
for payments into miscellaneous receipts for the expenses of the 
Department of the Treasury.

             Occupational Safety and Health Administration

                         salaries and expenses

    For necessary expenses for the Occupational Safety and Health 
Administration, $491,167,000, including not to exceed $91,093,000 which 
shall be the maximum amount available for grants to States under 
section 23(g) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act (the ``Act''), 
which grants shall be no less than 50 percent of the costs of State 
occupational safety and health programs required to be incurred under 
plans approved by the Secretary under section 18 of the Act; and, in 
addition, notwithstanding 31 U.S.C. 3302, the Occupational Safety and 
Health Administration may retain up to $750,000 per fiscal year of 
training institute course tuition fees, otherwise authorized by law to 
be collected, and may utilize such sums for occupational safety and 
health training and education: Provided, That, notwithstanding 31 
U.S.C. 3302, the Secretary of Labor is authorized, during the fiscal 
year ending September 30, 2007, to collect and retain fees for services 
provided to Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratories, and may utilize 
such sums, in accordance with the provisions of 29 U.S.C. 9a, to 
administer national and international laboratory recognition programs 
that ensure the safety of equipment and products used by workers in the 
workplace: Provided further, That none of the funds appropriated under 
this paragraph shall be obligated or expended to prescribe, issue, 
administer, or enforce any standard, rule, regulation, or order under 
the Act which is applicable to any person who is engaged in a farming 
operation which does not maintain a temporary labor camp and employs 10 
or fewer employees: Provided further, That no funds appropriated under 
this paragraph shall be obligated or expended to administer or enforce 
any standard, rule, regulation, or order under the Act with respect to 
any employer of 10 or fewer employees who is included within a category 
having a Days Away, Restricted, or Transferred (DART) occupational 
injury and illness rate, at the most precise industrial classification 
code for which such data are published, less than the national average 
rate as such rates are most recently published by the Secretary, acting 
through the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in accordance with section 24 
of that Act (29 U.S.C. 673), except--
            (1) to provide, as authorized by such Act, consultation, 
        technical assistance, educational and training services, and to 
        conduct surveys and studies;
            (2) to conduct an inspection or investigation in response 
        to an employee complaint, to issue a citation for violations 
        found during such inspection, and to assess a penalty for 
        violations which are not corrected within a reasonable 
        abatement period and for any willful violations found;
            (3) to take any action authorized by such Act with respect 
        to imminent dangers;
            (4) to take any action authorized by such Act with respect 
        to health hazards;
            (5) to take any action authorized by such Act with respect 
        to a report of an employment accident which is fatal to one or 
        more employees or which results in hospitalization of two or 
        more employees, and to take any action pursuant to such 
        investigation authorized by such Act; and
            (6) to take any action authorized by such Act with respect 
        to complaints of discrimination against employees for 
        exercising rights under such Act:
Provided further, That the foregoing proviso shall not apply to any 
person who is engaged in a farming operation which does not maintain a 
temporary labor camp and employs 10 or fewer employees: Provided 
further, That not less than $3,200,000 shall be used to extend funding 
for the Institutional Competency Building training grants which 
commenced in September 2000, for program activities for the period of 
September 30, 2007, to September 30, 2008, provided that a grantee has 
demonstrated satisfactory performance.

                 Mine Safety and Health Administration

                         salaries and expenses

    For necessary expenses for the Mine Safety and Health 
Administration, $302,436,000, including purchase and bestowal of 
certificates and trophies in connection with mine rescue and first-aid 
work, and the hire of passenger motor vehicles, including $1,500,000 
for an award to the Wheeling Jesuit University, for the National 
Technology Transfer Center for a coal slurry impoundment pilot project; 
including $100,000 for an award to Vehicle Projects, LLC, Denver, 
Colorado, for a fuel-cell coal mine vehicle demonstration project; 
including up to $2,000,000 for mine rescue and recovery activities; in 
addition, not to exceed $750,000 may be collected by the National Mine 
Health and Safety Academy for room, board, tuition, and the sale of 
training materials, otherwise authorized by law to be collected, to be 
available for mine safety and health education and training activities, 
notwithstanding 31 U.S.C. 3302; and, in addition, the Mine Safety and 
Health Administration may retain up to $1,000,000 from fees collected 
for the approval and certification of equipment, materials, and 
explosives for use in mines, and may utilize such sums for such 
activities; the Secretary is authorized to accept lands, buildings, 
equipment, and other contributions from public and private sources and 
to prosecute projects in cooperation with other agencies, Federal, 
State, or private; the Mine Safety and Health Administration is 
authorized to promote health and safety education and training in the 
mining community through cooperative programs with States, industry, 
and safety associations; the Secretary is authorized to recognize the 
Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association as a principal safety association 
and, notwithstanding any other provision of law, may provide funds and, 
with or without reimbursement, personnel, including service of Mine 
Safety and Health Administration officials as officers in local 
chapters or in the national organization; and any funds available to 
the department may be used, with the approval of the Secretary, to 
provide for the costs of mine rescue and survival operations in the 
event of a major disaster.

                       Bureau of Labor Statistics

                         salaries and expenses

    For necessary expenses for the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 
including advances or reimbursements to State, Federal, and local 
agencies and their employees for services rendered, $484,262,000, 
together with not to exceed $79,026,000, which may be expended from the 
Employment Security Administration Account in the Unemployment Trust 
Fund, of which $5,000,000 may be used to fund the mass layoff 
statistics program under section 15 of the Wagner-Peyser Act (29 U.S.C. 
49l-2): Provided, That the Current Employment Survey shall maintain the 
content of the survey issued prior to June 2005 with respect to the 
collection of data for the women worker series.

                 Office of Disability Employment Policy

                         salaries and expenses

    For necessary expenses for the Office of Disability Employment 
Policy to provide leadership, develop policy and initiatives, and award 
grants furthering the objective of eliminating barriers to the training 
and employment of people with disabilities, $27,655,000.

                        Departmental Management

                         salaries and expenses

    For necessary expenses for Departmental Management, including the 
hire of three sedans, and including the management or operation, 
through contracts, grants or other arrangements of Departmental 
activities conducted by or through the Bureau of International Labor 
Affairs, including bilateral and multilateral technical assistance and 
other international labor activities, $293,083,000, of which 
$1,893,000, to remain available until September 30, 2008, is for 
Frances Perkins Building Security Enhancements, and $27,651,000 is for 
the acquisition of Departmental information technology, architecture, 
infrastructure, equipment, software and related needs, which will be 
allocated by the Department's Chief Information Officer in accordance 
with the Department's capital investment management process to assure a 
sound investment strategy; together with not to exceed $322,000, which 
may be expended from the Employment Security Administration Account in 
the Unemployment Trust Fund.

                          office of job corps

    To carry out subtitle C of title I of the Workforce Investment Act 
of 1998 (29 U.S.C. 2881 et. seq.), including Federal administrative 
expenses, the purchase and hire of passenger motor vehicles, the 
construction, alteration and repairs of buildings and other facilities, 
and the purchase of real property for training centers as authorized by 
the Workforce Investment Act; $1,629,788,000, plus reimbursements, of 
which $900,210,000 is available for obligation for the period July 1, 
2007 through June 30, 2008; and of which $10,000,000 is available for 
the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008 for necessary expenses of 
construction, rehabilitation, and acquisition of Job Corps centers; and 
of which $591,000,000 is available for obligation for the period 
October 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008; and of which $100,000,000 is 
available for the period October 1, 2007 through June 30, 2010 for 
necessary expenses of construction, rehabilitation, and acquisition of 
Job Corps centers; and of which $28,578,000 is available for obligation 
for the period October 1, 2006 through September 30, 2007 for necessary 
expenses of the Office of Job Corps: Provided, That the Office of Job 
Corps shall have contracting authority: Provided further, That no funds 
from any other appropriation shall be used to provide meal services at 
or for Job Corps centers.

                    veterans employment and training

    Not to exceed $195,604,000 may be derived from the Employment 
Security Administration Account in the Unemployment Trust Fund to carry 
out the provisions of 38 U.S.C. 4100-4113, 4211-4215, and 4321-4327, 
and Public Law 103-353, and which shall be available for obligation by 
the States through December 31, 2007, of which $1,969,000 is for the 
National Veterans' Employment and Training Services Institute. To carry 
out the Homeless Veterans Reintegration Programs (38 U.S.C. 2021) and 
the Veterans Workforce Investment Programs (29 U.S.C. 2913), 
$29,263,000, of which $7,425,000 shall be available for obligation for 
the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008.

                      office of inspector general

    For salaries and expenses of the Office of Inspector General in 
carrying out the provisions of the Inspector General Act of 1978, as 
amended, $70,073,000, together with not to exceed $5,688,000, which may 
be expended from the Employment Security Administration Account in the 
Unemployment Trust Fund.

                           General Provisions

    Sec. 101. None of the funds appropriated in this title for the Job 
Corps shall be used to pay the salary of an individual, either as 
direct costs or any proration as an indirect cost, at a rate in excess 
of Executive Level I.

                          (transfer of funds)

    Sec. 102. Not to exceed 1 percent of any discretionary funds 
(pursuant to the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 
1985, as amended) which are appropriated for the current fiscal year 
for the Department of Labor in this Act may be transferred between a 
program, project, or activity, but no such program, project, or 
activity shall be increased by more than 3 percent by any such 
transfer: Provided, That a program, project, or activity may be 
increased by up to an additional 2 percent subject to approval by the 
House and Senate Committees on Appropriations: Provided further, That 
the transfer authority granted by this section shall be available only 
to meet emergency needs and shall not be used to create any new program 
or to fund any project or activity for which no funds are provided in 
this Act: Provided further, That the Appropriations Committees of both 
Houses of Congress are notified at least 15 days in advance of any 
transfer and approve the transfer.
    Sec. 103. In accordance with Executive Order No. 13126, none of the 
funds appropriated or otherwise made available pursuant to this Act 
shall be obligated or expended for the procurement of goods mined, 
produced, manufactured, or harvested or services rendered, whole or in 
part, by forced or indentured child labor in industries and host 
countries already identified by the United States Department of Labor 
prior to enactment of this Act.
    Sec. 104. There is authorized to be appropriated such sums as may 
be necessary to the Denali Commission through the Department of Labor 
to conduct job training of the local workforce where Denali Commission 
projects will be constructed.
    Sec. 105. The Department of Labor shall submit its fiscal year 2008 
congressional budget justifications to the Committees on Appropriations 
of the House of Representatives and the Senate in the format and level 
of detail used by the Department of Education in its fiscal year 2007 
congressional budget justifications.
    Sec. 106. The Secretary shall prepare and submit not later than 
July 1, 2007 to the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and of 
the House an operating plan that outlines the planned allocation by 
major project and activity of fiscal year 2007 funds made available for 
section 171 of the Workforce Investment Act, except for those projects 
specifically identified in the accompanying report.
    Sec. 107. After September 30, 2006, the Secretary of Labor shall 
issue a monthly transit subsidy of not less than the amount each of its 
employees of the National Capital Region is eligible to receive, not to 
exceed a maximum of $105.
    Sec. 108. None of the funds appropriated under the heading 
``Employment and Training Administration'' shall be used by a recipient 
or subrecipient of such funds to pay the salary and bonuses of an 
individual, either as direct costs or indirect costs, at a rate in 
excess of Executive Level II, except as provided for under section 101 
of this Act. This limitation shall not apply to vendors providing goods 
and services as defined in OMB Circular A-133. Where States are 
recipients of such funds, States may establish a lower limit for 
salaries and bonuses of those receiving salaries and bonuses from 
subrecipients of such funds, taking into account factors including the 
relative cost-of-living in the State, the compensation levels for 
comparable State or local government employees, and the size of the 
organizations that administer Federal programs involved including 
Employment and Training Administration programs.
    This title may be cited as the ``Department of Labor Appropriations 
Act, 2007''.

                                TITLE II

                DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

             Health Resources and Sservices Administration

                     health resources and services

    For carrying out titles II, III, IV, VII, VIII, X, XII, XIX, and 
XXVI of the Public Health Service Act (``PHS Act''), section 427(a) of 
the Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act, title V and sections 
1128E, 711, and 1820 of the Social Security Act, the Health Care 
Quality Improvement Act of 1986, as amended, the Native Hawaiian Health 
Care Act of 1988, as amended, the Cardiac Arrest Survival Act of 2000, 
section 712 of the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004, and for expenses 
necessary to support activities related to countering potential 
biological, disease, nuclear, radiological and chemical threats to 
civilian populations, $6,967,859,000, of which $260,028,000 shall be 
available for construction and renovation (including equipment) of 
health care and other facilities and other health-related activities as 
specified in the committee report accompanying this Act, and of which 
$38,538,000 from general revenues, notwithstanding section 1820(j) of 
the Social Security Act, shall be available for carrying out the 
Medicare rural hospital flexibility grants program under section 1820 
of such Act: Provided, That of the funds made available under this 
heading, $220,000 shall be available until expended for facilities 
renovations at the Gillis W. Long Hansen's Disease Center: Provided 
further, That in addition to fees authorized by section 427(b) of the 
Health Care Quality Improvement Act of 1986, fees shall be collected 
for the full disclosure of information under the Act sufficient to 
recover the full costs of operating the National Practitioner Data 
Bank, and shall remain available until expended to carry out that Act: 
Provided further, That fees collected for the full disclosure of 
information under the ``Health Care Fraud and Abuse Data Collection 
Program'', authorized by section 1128E(d)(2) of the Social Security 
Act, shall be sufficient to recover the full costs of operating the 
program, and shall remain available until expended to carry out that 
Act: Provided further, That $25,000,000 of the funding provided for 
community health centers shall be used for base grant adjustments for 
existing centers: Provided further, That no more than $10,000 is 
available until expended for carrying out the provisions of 42 U.S.C. 
233(o) including associated administrative expenses: Provided further, 
That no more than $44,550,000 is available until expended for carrying 
out the provisions of Public Law 104-73 and for expenses incurred by 
the Department of Health and Human Services pertaining to 
administrative claims made under such law: Provided further, That of 
the funds made available under this heading, $283,103,000 shall be for 
the program under title X of the PHS Act to provide for voluntary 
family planning projects: Provided further, That amounts provided to 
said projects under such title shall not be expended for abortions, 
that all pregnancy counseling shall be nondirective, and that such 
amounts shall not be expended for any activity (including the 
publication or distribution of literature) that in any way tends to 
promote public support or opposition to any legislative proposal or 
candidate for public office: Provided further, That $844,546,000 shall 
be for State AIDS Drug Assistance Programs authorized by section 2616 
of the PHS Act: Provided further, That in addition to grants provided 
under this heading pursuant to subpart I of part B of title XXVI of the 
PHS Act, and notwithstanding sections 2616 through 2620 of the PHS Act, 
$15,000,000 shall be for awards to States for HIV/AIDS care and 
treatment services: Provided further, That in addition to amounts 
provided herein, $25,000,000 shall be available from amounts available 
under section 241 of the PHS Act to carry out parts A, B, C, and D of 
title XXVI of the Public Health Service Act to fund section 2691 
Special Projects of National Significance: Provided further, That, 
notwithstanding section 502(a)(1) of the Social Security Act, not to 
exceed $116,051,892 is available for carrying out special projects of 
regional and national significance pursuant to section 501(a)(2) of 
such Act: Provided further, That of the funds provided, $39,283,000 
shall be provided to the Denali Commission as a direct lump payment 
pursuant to Public Law 106-113: Provided further, That of the funds 
provided, $35,000,000 shall be provided for the Delta Health Initiative 
as authorized in section 223 of this Act and associated administrative 
expenses: Provided further, That notwithstanding section 747(e)(2) of 
the PHS Act, not less than $5,000,000 shall be for pediatric dentistry 
programs and not less than $31,000,000 shall be for family medicine 
programs: Provided further, That where prior year funds were disbursed 
under this appropriation account as Health Care and Other Facilities 
grants (and were used for the purchase, construction, or major 
alteration of property; or the purchase of equipment), the Federal 
interest in such property or equipment shall last for a period of 5 
years following the completion of the project and terminate at that 
time: Provided further, That if the property use changes (or the 
property is transferred or sold) and the Government is compensated for 
its proportionate interest in the property, the Federal interest in 
such property shall be terminated: Provided further, That for projects 
where 5 years has already elapsed since completion, the Federal 
interest shall be terminated immediately.

           health education assistance loans program account

    Such sums as may be necessary to carry out the purpose of the 
program, as authorized by title VII of the Public Health Service Act, 
as amended. For administrative expenses to carry out the guaranteed 
loan program, including section 709 of the Public Health Service Act, 
$2,887,000.

             vaccine injury compensation program trust fund

    For payments from the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program Trust 
Fund, such sums as may be necessary for claims associated with vaccine-
related injury or death with respect to vaccines administered after 
September 30, 1988, pursuant to subtitle 2 of title XXI of the Public 
Health Service Act, to remain available until expended: Provided, That 
for necessary administrative expenses, not to exceed $3,564,000 shall 
be available from the Trust Fund to the Secretary of Health and Human 
Services.

               Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

                disease control, research, and training

    To carry out titles II, III, VII, XI, XV, XVII, XIX, XXI, and XXVI 
of the Public Health Service Act, sections 101, 102, 103, 201, 202, 
203, 301, and 501 of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977, 
sections 20, 21, and 22 of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 
1970, title IV of the Immigration and Nationality Act, section 501 of 
the Refugee Education Assistance Act of 1980, and for expenses 
necessary to support activities related to countering potential 
biological, disease, nuclear, radiological, and chemical threats to 
civilian populations; including purchase and insurance of official 
motor vehicles in foreign countries; and purchase, hire, maintenance, 
and operation of aircraft, $6,095,900,000, of which $100,000,000 shall 
remain available until expended for equipment, construction and 
renovation of facilities; of which $550,000,000 shall remain available 
until expended for the Strategic National Stockpile; and of which 
$121,326,000 for international HIV/AIDS shall remain available until 
September 30, 2008. In addition, such sums as may be derived from 
authorized user fees, which shall be credited to this account: 
Provided, That in addition to amounts provided herein, the following 
amounts shall be available from amounts available under section 241 of 
the Public Health Service Act: (1) $12,794,000 to carry out the 
National Immunization Surveys and (2) $87,071,000 to carry out research 
activities within the National Occupational Research Agenda: Provided 
further, That none of the funds made available for injury prevention 
and control at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention may be 
used, in whole or in part, to advocate or promote gun control: Provided 
further, That up to $31,800,000 shall be made available until expended 
for Individual Learning Accounts for full-time equivalent employees of 
the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Provided further, That 
the Director may redirect the total amount made available under 
authority of Public Law 101-502, section 3, dated November 3, 1990, to 
activities the Director may so designate: Provided further, That the 
Congress is to be notified promptly of any such transfer: Provided 
further, That not to exceed $12,500,000 may be available for making 
grants under section 1509 of the Public Health Service Act to not more 
than 15 States, tribes, or tribal organizations: Provided further, That 
notwithstanding any other provision of law, a single contract or 
related contracts for development and construction of facilities may be 
employed which collectively include the full scope of the project: 
Provided further, That the solicitation and contract shall contain the 
clause ``availability of funds'' found at 48 CFR 52.232-18: Provided 
further, That of the funds appropriated, $10,000 is for official 
reception and representation expenses when specifically approved by the 
Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Provided 
further, That employees of the Centers for Disease Control and 
Prevention or the Public Health Service, both civilian and Commissioned 
Officers, detailed to States, municipalities, or other organizations 
under authority of section 214 of the Public Health Service Act, shall 
be treated as non-Federal employees for reporting purposes only and 
shall not be included within any personnel ceiling applicable to the 
Agency, Service, or the Department of Health and Human Services during 
the period of detail or assignment.

                     National Institutes of Health

                       national cancer institute

    For carrying out section 301 and title IV of the Public Health 
Service Act with respect to cancer, $4,799,063,000, of which up to 
$8,000,000 may be used for facilities repairs and improvements at the 
NCI-Frederick Federally Funded Research and Development Center in 
Frederick, Maryland.

               national heart, lung, and blood institute

    For carrying out section 301 and title IV of the Public Health 
Service Act with respect to cardiovascular, lung, and blood diseases, 
and blood and blood products, $2,924,299,000.

         national institute of dental and craniofacial research

    For carrying out section 301 and title IV of the Public Health 
Service Act with respect to dental disease, $389,669,000.

    national institute of diabetes and digestive and kidney diseases

    For carrying out section 301 and title IV of the Public Health 
Service Act with respect to diabetes and digestive and kidney disease, 
$1,707,753,000.

        national institute of neurological disorders and stroke

    For carrying out section 301 and title IV of the Public Health 
Service Act with respect to neurological disorders and stroke, 
$1,537,703,000.

         national institute of allergy and infectious diseases

                     (including transfer of funds)

    For carrying out section 301 and title IV of the Public Health 
Service Act with respect to allergy and infectious diseases, 
$4,495,496,000: Provided, That $100,000,000 may be made available to 
International Assistance Programs ``Global Fund to Fight HIV/AIDS, 
Malaria, and Tuberculosis'', to remain available until expended: 
Provided further, That up to $25,000,000 shall be for extramural 
facilities construction grants to enhance the Nation's capability to do 
research on biological and other agents.

             national institute of general medical sciences

    For carrying out section 301 and title IV of the Public Health 
Service Act with respect to general medical sciences, $1,934,888,000.

        national institute of child health and human development

    For carrying out section 301 and title IV of the Public Health 
Service Act with respect to child health and human development, 
$1,264,500,000.

                         national eye institute

    For carrying out section 301 and title IV of the Public Health 
Service Act with respect to eye diseases and visual disorders, 
$666,898,000.

          national institute of environmental health sciences

    For carrying out sections 301 and 311 and title IV of the Public 
Health Service Act with respect to environmental health sciences, 
$641,292,000.

                      national institute on aging

    For carrying out section 301 and title IV of the Public Health 
Service Act with respect to aging, $1,048,912,000.

 national institute of arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin diseases

    For carrying out section 301 and title IV of the Public Health 
Service Act with respect to arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin 
diseases, $508,583,000.

    national institute on deafness and other communication disorders

    For carrying out section 301 and title IV of the Public Health 
Service Act with respect to deafness and other communication disorders, 
$395,188,000.

                 national institute of nursing research

    For carrying out section 301 and title IV of the Public Health 
Service Act with respect to nursing research, $137,848,000.

           national institute on alcohol abuse and alcoholism

    For carrying out section 301 and title IV of the Public Health 
Service Act with respect to alcohol abuse and alcoholism, $436,630,000.

                    national institute on drug abuse

    For carrying out section 301 and title IV of the Public Health 
Service Act with respect to drug abuse, $1,000,342,000.

                  national institute of mental health

    For carrying out section 301 and title IV of the Public Health 
Service Act with respect to mental health, $1,403,551,000.

                national human genome research institute

    For carrying out section 301 and title IV of the Public Health 
Service Act with respect to human genome research, $486,315,000.

      national institute of biomedical imaging and bioengineering

    For carrying out section 301 and title IV of the Public Health 
Service Act with respect to biomedical imaging and bioengineering 
research, $297,606,000.

                 national center for research resources

    For carrying out section 301 and title IV of the Public Health 
Service Act with respect to research resources and general research 
support grants, $1,104,346,000: Provided, That none of these funds 
shall be used to pay recipients of the general research support grants 
program any amount for indirect expenses in connection with such 
grants.

       national center for complementary and alternative medicine

    For carrying out section 301 and title IV of the Public Health 
Service Act with respect to complementary and alternative medicine, 
$121,982,000.

       national center on minority health and health disparities

    For carrying out section 301 and title IV of the Public Health 
Service Act with respect to minority health and health disparities 
research, $196,771,000.

                  john e. fogarty international center

    For carrying out the activities at the John E. Fogarty 
International Center, $66,832,000.

                      national library of medicine

    For carrying out section 301 and title IV of the Public Health 
Service Act with respect to health information communications, 
$315,294,000, of which $4,000,000 shall be available until expended for 
improvement of information systems: Provided, That in fiscal year 2007, 
the Library may enter into personal services contracts for the 
provision of services in facilities owned, operated, or constructed 
under the jurisdiction of the National Institutes of Health: Provided 
further, That in addition to amounts provided herein, $8,200,000 shall 
be available from amounts available under section 241 of the Public 
Health Service Act to carry out National Information Center on Health 
Services Research and Health Care Technology and related health 
services.

                         office of the director

                     (including transfer of funds)

    For carrying out the responsibilities of the Office of the 
Director, National Institutes of Health, $687,825,000, of which up to 
$14,000,000 shall be used to carry out section 217 of this Act: 
Provided, That funding shall be available for the purchase of not to 
exceed 29 passenger motor vehicles for replacement only: Provided 
further, That the Director may direct up to 1 percent of the total 
amount made available in this or any other Act to all National 
Institutes of Health appropriations to activities the Director may so 
designate: Provided further, That no such appropriation shall be 
decreased by more than 1 percent by any such transfers and that the 
Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and Senate 
are promptly notified of the transfer: Provided further, That the 
National Institutes of Health is authorized to collect third party 
payments for the cost of clinical services that are incurred in 
National Institutes of Health research facilities and that such 
payments shall be credited to the National Institutes of Health 
Management Fund: Provided further, That all funds credited to such Fund 
shall remain available for one fiscal year after the fiscal year in 
which they are deposited: Provided further, That up to $500,000 shall 
be available to carry out section 499 of the Public Health Service Act: 
Provided further, That in addition to the transfer authority provided 
above, a uniform percentage of the amounts appropriated in this Act to 
each Institute and Center may be transferred and utilized for the 
National Institutes of Health Common Fund: Provided further, That the 
amount utilized under the preceding proviso shall not exceed 
$332,000,000 without prior notification to the Committees on 
Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate: Provided 
further, That amounts transferred and utilized under the preceding two 
provisos shall be in addition to amounts made available for the Common 
Fund from the Director's Discretionary Fund and to any amounts 
allocated to activities related to the Common Fund through the normal 
research priority-setting process of individual Institutes and Centers: 
Provided further, That of the funds provided $10,000 shall be for 
official reception and representation expenses when specifically 
approved by the Director of NIH: Provided further, That the Office of 
AIDS Research within the Office of the Director, NIH may spend up to 
$4,000,000 to make grants for construction or renovation of facilities 
as provided for in section 2354(a)(5)(B) of the Public Health Service 
Act: Provided further, That of the funds provided $96,030,000 shall be 
for expenses necessary to support activities related to countering 
potential nuclear, radiological and chemical threats to civilian 
populations: Provided further, That of the funds provided, $159,500,000 
shall be for expenses necessary to support activities related to the 
advanced development of biodefense countermeasures.

                        buildings and facilities

    For the study of, construction of, renovation of, and acquisition 
of equipment for, facilities of or used by the National Institutes of 
Health, including the acquisition of real property, $81,081,000, to 
remain available until expended: Provided, That notwithstanding any 
other provision of law, single contracts or related contracts, which 
collectively include the full scope of the project, may be employed for 
the development and construction of the second phase of the John Edward 
Porter Neuroscience Research Center: Provided further, That the 
solicitations and contracts shall contain the clause ``availability of 
funds'' found at 48 CFR 52.232-18.

       Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

               substance abuse and mental health services

    For carrying out titles V and XIX of the Public Health Service Act 
(``PHS Act'') with respect to substance abuse and mental health 
services, the Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Mental 
Illness Act, and section 301 of the PHS Act with respect to program 
management, $3,211,183,000, of which $9,635,000 shall be available for 
projects and in the amounts specified in the committee report 
accompanying this Act: Provided, That notwithstanding section 
520A(f)(2) of the PHS Act, no funds appropriated for carrying out 
section 520A are available for carrying out section 1971 of the PHS 
Act: Provided further, That in addition to amounts provided herein, the 
following amounts shall be available under section 241 of the PHS Act: 
(1) $79,200,000 to carry out subpart II of part B of title XIX of the 
PHS Act to fund section 1935(b) technical assistance, national data, 
data collection and evaluation activities, and further that the total 
available under this Act for section 1935(b) activities shall not 
exceed 5 percent of the amounts appropriated for subpart II of part B 
of title XIX; (2) $21,629,000 to carry out subpart I of part B of title 
XIX of the PHS Act to fund section 1920(b) technical assistance, 
national data, data collection and evaluation activities, and further 
that the total available under this Act for section 1920(b) activities 
shall not exceed 5 percent of the amounts appropriated for subpart I of 
part B of title XIX; (3) $21,000,000 to carry out national surveys on 
drug abuse; and (4) $4,300,000 to evaluate substance abuse treatment 
programs.

               Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

                    healthcare research and quality

    For carrying out titles III and IX of the Public Health Service 
Act, and part A of title XI of the Social Security Act, $318,695,000; 
and in addition, amounts received from Freedom of Information Act fees, 
reimbursable and interagency agreements, and the sale of data shall be 
credited to this appropriation and shall remain available until 
expended: Provided, That no amount shall be made available pursuant to 
section 927(c) of the Public Health Service Act for fiscal year 2007: 
Provided further, That not more than $50,000,000 of these funds shall 
be for the development of scientific evidence that supports the 
implementation and evaluation of health care information technology 
systems.

               Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

                     grants to states for medicaid

    For carrying out, except as otherwise provided, titles XI and XIX 
of the Social Security Act, $138,072,248,000, to remain available until 
expended.
    For making, after May 31, 2007, payments to States under title XIX 
of the Social Security Act for the last quarter of fiscal year 2007, 
for unanticipated costs, incurred for the current fiscal year, such 
sums as may be necessary.
    For making payments to States or in the case of section 1928 on 
behalf of States under title XIX of the Social Security Act for the 
first quarter of fiscal year 2008, $65,257,617,000, to remain available 
until expended.
    Payment under title XIX may be made for any quarter with respect to 
a State plan or plan amendment in effect during such quarter, if 
submitted in or prior to such quarter and approved in that or any 
subsequent quarter.

                  payments to health care trust funds

    For payment to the Federal Hospital Insurance and the Federal 
Supplementary Medical Insurance Trust Funds, as provided under section 
1844 and 1860D-16 of the Social Security Act, sections 103(c) and 
111(d) of the Social Security Amendments of 1965, section 278(d) of 
Public Law 97-248, and for administrative expenses incurred pursuant to 
section 201(g) of the Social Security Act, $197,017,391,000.
    In addition, for making matching payments under section 1844, and 
benefit payments under 1860D-16 of the Social Security Act, not 
anticipated in budget estimates, such sums as may be necessary.

                           program management

    For carrying out, except as otherwise provided, titles XI, XVIII, 
XIX, and XXI of the Social Security Act, titles XIII and XXVII of the 
Public Health Service Act, and the Clinical Laboratory Improvement 
Amendments of 1988, not to exceed $3,149,250,000, to be transferred 
from the Federal Hospital Insurance and the Federal Supplementary 
Medical Insurance Trust Funds, as authorized by section 201(g) of the 
Social Security Act; together with all funds collected in accordance 
with section 353 of the Public Health Service Act and section 
1857(e)(2) of the Social Security Act, and such sums as may be 
collected from authorized user fees and the sale of data, which shall 
remain available until expended: Provided, That all funds derived in 
accordance with 31 U.S.C. 9701 from organizations established under 
title XIII of the Public Health Service Act shall be credited to and 
available for carrying out the purposes of this appropriation: Provided 
further, That $5,848,000 shall be available for noncompetitive grants, 
with terms and conditions and in the amounts specified in the committee 
report of the Senate accompanying this Act: Provided further, That 
$22,765,000, to remain available until September 30, 2008, is for 
contract costs for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services 
Systems Revitalization Plan: Provided further, That $48,960,000, to 
remain available until September 30, 2008, is for contract costs for 
the Healthcare Integrated General Ledger Accounting System: Provided 
further, That $146,760,000, to remain available until September 30, 
2008, is for Medicare contracting reform activities of the Centers for 
Medicare and Medicaid Services: Provided further, That funds 
appropriated under this heading are available for the Healthy Start, 
Grow Smart program under which the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid 
Services may, directly or through grants, contracts, or cooperative 
agreements, produce and distribute informational materials including, 
but not limited to, pamphlets and brochures on infant and toddler 
health care to expectant parents enrolled in the Medicaid program and 
to parents and guardians enrolled in such program with infants and 
children: Provided further, That the Secretary shall charge a fee for 
conducting revisit surveys performed on health care facilities cited 
for deficiencies during initial certification, recertification, or 
substantiated complaints surveys; such fees shall be credited to this 
appropriation as offsetting collections, to remain available until 
expended for conducting such surveys; and the amount appropriated under 
this heading from the Federal Hospital Insurance and the Federal 
Supplementary Medical Insurance Trust Funds shall be reduced by an 
amount corresponding to the fees collected: Provided further, That the 
Secretary of Health and Human Services shall collect fees in fiscal 
year 2007 from Medicare Advantage organizations pursuant to section 
1857(e)(2) of the Social Security Act and from eligible organizations 
with risk-sharing contracts under section 1876 of that Act pursuant to 
section 1876(k)(4)(D) of that Act: Provided further, That to the extent 
Medicare claims volume is projected by the Centers for Medicare and 
Medicaid Services to exceed 200,000,000 part A claims and/or 
1,022,100,000 part B claims, an additional $32,500,000 shall be 
available for obligation for every 50,000,000 increase in Medicare 
claims volume (including a pro rata amount for any increment less than 
50,000,000) from the Federal Hospital Insurance and the Federal 
Supplementary Medical Insurance Trust Funds.

                Administration for Children and Families

  payments to states for child support enforcement and family support 
                                programs

    For making payments to States or other non-Federal entities under 
titles I, IV-D, X, XI, XIV, and XVI of the Social Security Act, 
$2,752,697,000, to remain available until expended, of which up to 
$1,300,000 is for repatriation of U.S. citizens returned from foreign 
countries pursuant to section 1113 of the Act; and for such purposes 
for the first quarter of fiscal year 2008, $1,000,000,000, to remain 
available until expended.
    For making payments to each State for carrying out the program of 
Aid to Families with Dependent Children under title IV-A of the Social 
Security Act before the effective date of the program of Temporary 
Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) with respect to such State, such 
sums as may be necessary: Provided, That the sum of the amounts 
available to a State with respect to expenditures under such title IV-A 
in fiscal year 1997 under this appropriation and under such title IV-A 
as amended by the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity 
Reconciliation Act of 1996 shall not exceed the limitations under 
section 116(b) of such Act.
    For making, after May 31 of the current fiscal year, payments to 
States or other non-Federal entities under titles I, IV-D, X, XI, XIV, 
and XVI of the Social Security Act, for the last 3 months of the 
current fiscal year for unanticipated costs, incurred for the current 
fiscal year, such sums as may be necessary.

                   low income home energy assistance

    For making payments under section 2602(b) of the Low Income Home 
Energy Act, $1,980,000,000.
    For making payments under title XXVI of the Omnibus Budget 
Reconciliation Act of 1981, $181,170,000, to remain available until 
September 30, 2007: Provided, That these funds are for the 
unanticipated home energy assistance needs of one or more States, as 
authorized by section 2604(e) of such Act, and notwithstanding the 
designation requirement of section 2602(e) of such Act.

                     refugee and entrant assistance

    For necessary expenses for refugee and entrant assistance 
activities and for costs associated with the care and placement of 
unaccompanied alien children authorized by section 414 of the 
Immigration and Nationality Act and section 501 of the Refugee 
Education Assistance Act of 1980 (Public Law 96-422), for carrying out 
section 462 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (Public Law 107-296), 
and for carrying out the Torture Victims Relief Act of 2003 (Public Law 
108-179), $599,935,000, of which up to $9,816,000 shall be available to 
carry out the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 
2005: Provided, That funds appropriated under this heading pursuant to 
section 414(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act and section 462 
of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 for fiscal year 2007 shall be 
available for the costs of assistance provided and other activities to 
remain available through September 30, 2009.

   payments to states for the child care and development block grant

    For carrying out the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 
1990, $2,062,081,000 shall be used to supplement, not supplant State 
general revenue funds for child care assistance for low-income 
families: Provided, That $18,777,370 shall be available for child care 
resource and referral and school-aged child care activities, of which 
$982,080 shall be for the Child Care Aware toll-free hotline: Provided 
further, That, in addition to the amounts required to be reserved by 
the States under section 658G, $267,785,718 shall be reserved by the 
States for activities authorized under section 658G, of which 
$98,208,000 shall be for activities that improve the quality of infant 
and toddler care: Provided further, That $9,821,000 shall be for use by 
the Secretary for child care research, demonstration, and evaluation 
activities.

                      social services block grant

    For making grants to States pursuant to section 2002 of the Social 
Security Act, $1,700,000,000.

                children and families services programs

    For carrying out, except as otherwise provided, the Runaway and 
Homeless Youth Act, the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill 
of Rights Act, the Head Start Act, the Child Abuse Prevention and 
Treatment Act, sections 310 and 316 of the Family Violence Prevention 
and Services Act, as amended, the Native American Programs Act of 1974, 
title II of Public Law 95-266 (adoption opportunities), the Adoption 
and Safe Families Act of 1997 (Public Law 105-89), sections 1201 and 
1211 of the Children's Health Act of 2000, the Abandoned Infants 
Assistance Act of 1988, sections 261 and 291 of the Help America Vote 
Act of 2002, part B(1) of title IV and sections 413, 1110, and 1115 of 
the Social Security Act; for making payments under the Community 
Services Block Grant Act, sections 439(h) and 477(i) of the Social 
Security Act, and title IV of Public Law 105-285, and for necessary 
administrative expenses to carry out said Acts and titles I, IV, V, X, 
XI, XIV, XVI, and XX of the Social Security Act, the Omnibus Budget 
Reconciliation Act of 1981, title IV of the Immigration and Nationality 
Act, section 501 of the Refugee Education Assistance Act of 1980, and 
titles IV and V of Public Law 100-485, $8,856,185,000, of which 
$29,654,000, to remain available until September 30, 2008, shall be for 
grants to States for adoption incentive payments, as authorized by 
section 473A of the Social Security Act and may be made for adoptions 
completed before September 30, 2007: Provided, That $6,788,571,000 
shall be for making payments under the Head Start Act, of which 
$1,388,800,000 shall become available October 1, 2007, and remain 
available through September 30, 2008: Provided further, That 
$694,648,000 shall be for making payments under the Community Services 
Block Grant Act: Provided further, That not less than $7,367,000 shall 
be for section 680(3)(B) of the Community Services Block Grant Act: 
Provided further, That in addition to amounts provided herein, 
$6,000,000 shall be available from amounts available under section 241 
of the Public Health Service Act to carry out the provisions of section 
1110 of the Social Security Act: Provided further, That to the extent 
Community Services Block Grant funds are distributed as grant funds by 
a State to an eligible entity as provided under the Act, and have not 
been expended by such entity, they shall remain with such entity for 
carryover into the next fiscal year for expenditure by such entity 
consistent with program purposes: Provided further, That the Secretary 
shall establish procedures regarding the disposition of intangible 
property which permits grant funds, or intangible assets acquired with 
funds authorized under section 680 of the Community Services Block 
Grant Act, as amended, to become the sole property of such grantees 
after a period of not more than 12 years after the end of the grant for 
purposes and uses consistent with the original grant: Provided further, 
That funds appropriated for section 680(a)(2) of the Community Services 
Block Grant Act, as amended, shall be available for financing 
construction and rehabilitation and loans or investments in private 
business enterprises owned by community development corporations: 
Provided further, That $54,549,000 is for a compassion capital fund to 
provide grants to charitable organizations to emulate model social 
service programs and to encourage research on the best practices of 
social service organizations: Provided further, That $15,720,000 shall 
be for activities authorized by the Help America Vote Act of 2002, of 
which $11,000,000 shall be for payments to States to promote access for 
voters with disabilities, and of which $4,720,000 shall be for payments 
to States for protection and advocacy systems for voters with 
disabilities: Provided further, That $108,900,000 shall be for making 
competitive grants to provide abstinence education (as defined by 
section 510(b)(2) of the Social Security Act) to adolescents, and for 
Federal costs of administering the grant: Provided further, That grants 
under the immediately preceding proviso shall be made only to public 
and private entities which agree that, with respect to an adolescent to 
whom the entities provide abstinence education under such grant, the 
entities will not provide to that adolescent any other education 
regarding sexual conduct, except that, in the case of an entity 
expressly required by law to provide health information or services the 
adolescent shall not be precluded from seeking health information or 
services from the entity in a different setting than the setting in 
which abstinence education was provided: Provided further, That within 
amounts provided herein for abstinence education for adolescents, up to 
$10,000,000 may be available for a national abstinence education 
campaign: Provided further, That in addition to amounts provided herein 
for abstinence education for adolescents, $4,500,000 shall be available 
from amounts available under section 241 of the Public Health Service 
Act to carry out evaluations (including longitudinal evaluations) of 
adolescent pregnancy prevention approaches: Provided further, That 
$2,000,000 shall be for improving the Public Assistance Reporting 
Information System, including grants to States to support data 
collection for a study of the system's effectiveness.

                   promoting safe and stable families

    For carrying out section 436 of the Social Security Act, 
$345,000,000 and for section 437, $75,000,000.

       payments to states for foster care and adoption assistance

    For making payments to States or other non-Federal entities under 
title IV-E of the Social Security Act, $5,211,000,000.
    For making payments to States or other non-Federal entities under 
title IV-E of the Act, for the first quarter of fiscal year 2008, 
$1,810,000,000.
    For making, after May 31 of the current fiscal year, payments to 
States or other non-Federal entities under section 474 of title IV-E, 
for the last 3 months of the current fiscal year for unanticipated 
costs, incurred for the current fiscal year, such sums as may be 
necessary.

                        Administration on Aging

                        aging services programs

    For carrying out, to the extent not otherwise provided, the Older 
Americans Act of 1965, as amended, and section 398 of the Public Health 
Service Act, $1,380,516,000, of which $5,500,000 shall be available for 
activities regarding medication management, screening, and education to 
prevent incorrect medication and adverse drug reactions.

                        Office of the Secretary

                    general departmental management

    For necessary expenses, not otherwise provided, for general 
departmental management, including hire of six sedans, and for carrying 
out titles III, XVII, XX, and XXI of the Public Health Service Act, the 
United States-Mexico Border Health Commission Act, and research studies 
under section 1110 of the Social Security Act, $375,724,000, together 
with $5,851,000 to be transferred and expended as authorized by section 
201(g)(1) of the Social Security Act from the Hospital Insurance Trust 
Fund and the Supplemental Medical Insurance Trust Fund, and $39,552,000 
from the amounts available under section 241 of the Public Health 
Service Act to carry out national health or human services research and 
evaluation activities: Provided, That of the funds made available under 
this heading for carrying out title XX of the Public Health Service 
Act, $13,120,000 shall be for activities specified under section 
2003(b)(2), all of which shall be for prevention service demonstration 
grants under section 510(b)(2) of title V of the Social Security Act, 
as amended, without application of the limitation of section 2010(c) of 
said title XX: Provided further, That of this amount, $51,891,000 shall 
be for minority AIDS prevention and treatment activities; and 
$6,016,000 shall be to assist Afghanistan in the development of 
maternal and child health clinics, consistent with section 103(a)(4)(H) 
of the Afghanistan Freedom Support Act of 2002: Provided further, That 
specific information requests from the chairmen and ranking members of 
the Subcommittees on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, 
and Related Agencies, on scientific research or any other matter, shall 
be transmitted to the Committees on Appropriations in a prompt 
professional manner and within the time frame specified in the request: 
Provided further, That scientific information requested by the 
Committees on Appropriations and prepared by government researchers and 
scientists shall be transmitted to the Committees on Appropriations, 
uncensored and without delay.

                office of medicare hearings and appeals

    For expenses necessary for administrative law judges responsible 
for hearing cases under title XVIII of the Social Security Act (and 
related provisions of title XI of such Act), $70,000,000, to be 
transferred in appropriate part from the Federal Hospital Insurance and 
the Federal Supplementary Medical Insurance Trust Funds.

  office of the national coordinator for health information technology

    For expenses necessary for the Office of the National Coordinator 
for Health Information Technology, including grants, contracts and 
cooperative agreements for the development and advancement of an 
interoperable national health information technology infrastructure, 
$51,313,000: Provided, That in addition to amounts provided herein, 
$11,930,000 shall be available from amounts available under section 241 
of the Public Health Service Act to carry out health information 
technology network development.

                      office of inspector general

    For expenses necessary for the Office of Inspector General, 
including the hire of passenger motor vehicles for investigations, in 
carrying out the provisions of the Inspector General Act of 1978, as 
amended, $43,760,000: Provided, That of such amount, necessary sums are 
available for providing protective services to the Secretary and 
investigating non-payment of child support cases for which non-payment 
is a Federal offense under 18 U.S.C. 228.

                        office for civil rights

    For expenses necessary for the Office for Civil Rights, 
$32,969,000, together with not to exceed $3,314,000 to be transferred 
and expended as authorized by section 201(g)(1) of the Social Security 
Act from the Hospital Insurance Trust Fund and the Supplemental Medical 
Insurance Trust Fund.

     retirement pay and medical benefits for commissioned officers

    For retirement pay and medical benefits of Public Health Service 
Commissioned Officers as authorized by law, for payments under the 
Retired Serviceman's Family Protection Plan and Survivor Benefit Plan, 
for medical care of dependents and retired personnel under the 
Dependents' Medical Care Act (10 U.S.C. chapter 55), such amounts as 
may be required during the current fiscal year.

            public health and social services emergency fund

    For expenses necessary to support activities related to countering 
potential biological, disease, nuclear, radiological and chemical 
threats to civilian populations, and other public health emergencies, 
$166,907,000.

                           General Provisions

    Sec. 201. Funds appropriated in this title shall be available for 
not to exceed $50,000 for official reception and representation 
expenses when specifically approved by the Secretary.
    Sec. 202. The Secretary shall make available through assignment not 
more than 60 employees of the Public Health Service to assist in child 
survival activities and to work in AIDS programs through and with funds 
provided by the Agency for International Development, the United 
Nations International Children's Emergency Fund or the World Health 
Organization.
    Sec. 203. None of the funds appropriated in this Act may be used to 
implement section 399F(b) of the Public Health Service Act or section 
1503 of the National Institutes of Health Revitalization Act of 1993, 
Public Law 103-43.
    Sec. 204. None of the funds appropriated in this Act for the 
National Institutes of Health, the Agency for Healthcare Research and 
Quality, and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services 
Administration shall be used to pay the salary of an individual, 
through a grant or other extramural mechanism, at a rate in excess of 
Executive Level I.
    Sec. 205. None of the funds appropriated in this title for Head 
Start shall be used to pay the compensation of an individual, either as 
direct costs or any proration as an indirect cost, at a rate in excess 
of Executive Level II.
    Sec. 206. None of the funds appropriated in this Act may be 
expended pursuant to section 241 of the Public Health Service Act, 
except for funds specifically provided for in this Act, or for other 
taps and assessments made by any office located in the Department of 
Health and Human Services, prior to the Secretary's preparation and 
submission of a report to the Committee on Appropriations of the Senate 
and of the House detailing the planned uses of such funds.
    Sec. 207. Notwithstanding section 241(a) of the Public Health 
Service Act, such portion as the Secretary shall determine, but not 
more than 2.4 percent, of any amounts appropriated for programs 
authorized under said Act shall be made available for the evaluation 
(directly, or by grants or contracts) of the implementation and 
effectiveness of such programs.

                          (transfer of funds)

    Sec. 208. Not to exceed 1 percent of any discretionary funds 
(pursuant to the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 
1985, as amended) which are appropriated for the current fiscal year 
for the Department of Health and Human Services in this Act may be 
transferred between a program, project, or activity, but no such 
program, project, or activity shall be increased by more than 3 percent 
by any such transfer: Provided, That a program, project, or activity 
may be increased by up to an additional 2 percent subject to approval 
by the House and Senate Committees on Appropriations: Provided further, 
That the transfer authority granted by this section shall be available 
only to meet emergency needs and shall not be used to create any new 
program or to fund any project or activity for which no funds are 
provided in this Act: Provided further, That the Appropriations 
Committees of both Houses of Congress are notified at least 15 days in 
advance of any transfer.

                          (transfer of funds)

    Sec. 209. The Director of the National Institutes of Health, 
jointly with the Director of the Office of AIDS Research, may transfer 
up to 3 percent among institutes and centers from the total amounts 
identified by these two Directors as funding for research pertaining to 
the human immunodeficiency virus: Provided, That the Congress is 
promptly notified of the transfer.

                          (transfer of funds)

    Sec. 210. Of the amounts made available in this Act for the 
National Institutes of Health, the amount for research related to the 
human immunodeficiency virus, as jointly determined by the Director of 
the National Institutes of Health and the Director of the Office of 
AIDS Research, shall be made available to the ``Office of AIDS 
Research'' account. The Director of the Office of AIDS Research shall 
transfer from such account amounts necessary to carry out section 
2353(d)(3) of the Public Health Service Act.
    Sec. 211. None of the funds appropriated in this Act may be made 
available to any entity under title X of the Public Health Service Act 
unless the applicant for the award certifies to the Secretary that it 
encourages family participation in the decision of minors to seek 
family planning services and that it provides counseling to minors on 
how to resist attempts to coerce minors into engaging in sexual 
activities.
    Sec. 212. None of the funds appropriated by this Act (including 
funds appropriated to any trust fund) may be used to carry out the 
Medicare Advantage program if the Secretary denies participation in 
such program to an otherwise eligible entity (including a Provider 
Sponsored Organization) because the entity informs the Secretary that 
it will not provide, pay for, provide coverage of, or provide referrals 
for abortions: Provided, That the Secretary shall make appropriate 
prospective adjustments to the capitation payment to such an entity 
(based on an actuarially sound estimate of the expected costs of 
providing the service to such entity's enrollees): Provided further, 
That nothing in this section shall be construed to change the Medicare 
program's coverage for such services and a Medicare Advantage 
organization described in this section shall be responsible for 
informing enrollees where to obtain information about all Medicare 
covered services.
    Sec. 213. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no provider 
of services under title X of the Public Health Service Act shall be 
exempt from any State law requiring notification or the reporting of 
child abuse, child molestation, sexual abuse, rape, or incest.
    Sec. 214. (a) Except as provided by subsection (e) none of the 
funds appropriated by this Act may be used to withhold substance abuse 
funding from a State pursuant to section 1926 of the Public Health 
Service Act (42 U.S.C. 300x-26) if such State certifies to the 
Secretary of Health and Human Services by May 1, 2007, that the State 
will commit additional State funds, in accordance with subsection (b), 
to ensure compliance with State laws prohibiting the sale of tobacco 
products to individuals under 18 years of age.
    (b) The amount of funds to be committed by a State under subsection 
(a) shall be equal to 1 percent of such State's substance abuse block 
grant allocation for each percentage point by which the State misses 
the retailer compliance rate goal established by the Secretary of 
Health and Human Services under section 1926 of such Act.
    (c) The State is to maintain State expenditures in fiscal year 2007 
for tobacco prevention programs and for compliance activities at a 
level that is not less than the level of such expenditures maintained 
by the State for fiscal year 2006, and adding to that level the 
additional funds for tobacco compliance activities required under 
subsection (a). The State is to submit a report to the Secretary on all 
fiscal year 2006 State expenditures and all fiscal year 2007 
obligations for tobacco prevention and compliance activities by program 
activity by July 31, 2007.
    (d) The Secretary shall exercise discretion in enforcing the timing 
of the State obligation of the additional funds required by the 
certification described in subsection (a) as late as July 31, 2007.
    (e) None of the funds appropriated by this Act may be used to 
withhold substance abuse funding pursuant to section 1926 from a 
territory that receives less than $1,000,000.
    Sec. 215. In order for the Centers for Disease Control and 
Prevention to carry out international health activities, including HIV/
AIDS and other infectious disease, chronic and environmental disease, 
and other health activities abroad during fiscal year 2007, the 
Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS)--
            (1) may exercise authority equivalent to that available to 
        the Secretary of State in section 2(c) of the State Department 
        Basic Authorities Act of 1956 (22 U.S.C. 2669(c)). The 
        Secretary of HHS shall consult with the Secretary of State and 
        relevant Chief of Mission to ensure that the authority provided 
        in this section is exercised in a manner consistent with 
        section 207 of the Foreign Service Act of 1980 (22 U.S.C. 3927) 
        and other applicable statutes administered by the Department of 
        State, and
            (2) is authorized to provide such funds by advance or 
        reimbursement to the Secretary of State as may be necessary to 
        pay the costs of acquisition, lease, alteration, renovation, 
        and management of facilities outside of the United States for 
        the use of HHS. The Department of State shall cooperate fully 
        with the Secretary of HHS to ensure that HHS has secure, safe, 
        functional facilities that comply with applicable regulation 
        governing location, setback, and other facilities requirements 
        and serve the purposes established by this Act. The Secretary 
        of HHS is authorized, in consultation with the Secretary of 
        State, through grant or cooperative agreement, to make 
        available to public or nonprofit private institutions or 
        agencies in participating foreign countries, funds to acquire, 
        lease, alter, or renovate facilities in those countries as 
        necessary to conduct programs of assistance for international 
        health activities, including activities relating to HIV/AIDS 
        and other infectious diseases, chronic and environmental 
        diseases, and other health activities abroad.
    Sec. 216. The Division of Federal Occupational Health hereafter may 
utilize personal services contracting to employ professional 
management/administrative and occupational health professionals.
    Sec. 217. (a) Authority.--Notwithstanding any other provision of 
law, the Director of the National Institutes of Health may use funds 
available under section 402(i) of the Public Health Service Act (42 
U.S.C. 282(i)) to enter into transactions (other than contracts, 
cooperative agreements, or grants) to carry out research in support of 
the NIH Common Fund for Medical Research.
    (b) Peer Review.--In entering into transactions under subsection 
(a), the Director of the National Institutes of Health may utilize such 
peer review procedures (including consultation with appropriate 
scientific experts) as the Director determines to be appropriate to 
obtain assessments of scientific and technical merit. Such procedures 
shall apply to such transactions in lieu of the peer review and 
advisory council review procedures that would otherwise be required 
under sections 301(a)(3), 405(b)(1)(B), 405(b)(2), 406(a)(3)(A), 492, 
and 494 of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 241, 284(b)(1)(B), 
284(b)(2), 284a(a)(3)(A), 289a, and 289c).
    Sec. 218. Funds which are available for Individual Learning 
Accounts for employees of the Centers for Disease Control and 
Prevention and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry may 
be transferred to ``Disease Control, Research, and Training,'' to be 
available only for Individual Learning Accounts: Provided, That such 
funds may be used for any individual full-time equivalent employee 
while such employee is employed either by CDC or ATSDR.
    Sec. 219. Notwithstanding any other provisions of law, funds made 
available in this Act may be used to continue operating the Council on 
Graduate Medical Education established by section 301 of Public Law 
102-408.
    Sec. 220. (a) For fiscal year 2007 and subject to subsection (b), 
the Secretary of Health and Human Services may waive the requirements 
of regulations promulgated under the Head Start Act (42 U.S.C. 9831 et 
seq.), for one or more vehicles used by a Head Start agency or an Early 
Head Start entity (or the designee of either) in transporting children 
enrolled in a Head Start program or an Early Head Start program if--
            (1) such requirements pertain to child restraint systems or 
        vehicle monitors;
            (2) the agency or entity demonstrates that compliance with 
        such requirements will result in a significant disruption to 
        the Head Start program or the Early Head Start program; and
            (3) waiving such requirements is in the best interest of 
        the children involved.
    (b) The Secretary of Health and Human Services may not issue any 
waiver under subsection (a) after September 30, 2007, or the date of 
the enactment of a statute that authorizes appropriations for fiscal 
year 2007 to carry out the Head Start Act, whichever date is earlier.
    Sec. 221. In addition to any other amounts available for such 
travel, and notwithstanding any other provision of law, amounts 
available from this or any other appropriation for the purchase, hire, 
maintenance, or operation of aircraft by the Centers for Disease 
Control and Prevention shall be available for travel by the Secretary 
of Health and Human Services, the Director of the Centers for Disease 
Control and Prevention, and employees of the Department of Health and 
Human Services accompanying the Secretary or the Director during such 
travel: Provided, That travel on such aircraft shall be restricted for 
emergency use only.
    Sec. 222. Funds appropriated by this Act to the Institutes and 
Centers of the National Institutes of Health may be expended for 
improvements and repairs of facilities, as necessary for the proper and 
efficient conduct of the activities authorized herein, not to exceed 
$2,500,000 per project.
    Sec. 223. (a) The Secretary of Health and Human Services is 
authorized to award a grant to the Delta Health Alliance, a nonprofit 
alliance of academic institutions in the Mississippi Delta region that 
has as its primary purposes addressing longstanding, unmet health needs 
and catalyzing economic development in the Mississippi Delta.
    (b) To be eligible to receive a grant under subsection (a), the 
Delta Health Alliance shall solicit and fund proposals from local 
governments, hospitals, health care clinics, academic institutions, and 
rural public health-related entities and organizations for research 
development, educational programs, health care services, job training, 
and planning, construction, and equipment of public health-related 
facilities in the Mississippi Delta region.
    (c) With respect to the use of grant funds under this section for 
construction or major alteration of property, the Federal interest in 
the property involved shall last for a period of 1 year following the 
completion of the project or until such time that the Federal 
Government is compensated for its proportionate interest in the 
property if the property use changes or the property is transferred or 
sold, whichever time period is less. At the conclusion of such period, 
the Notice of Federal Interest in such property shall be removed.
    (d) There are authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be 
necessary to carry out this section in fiscal year 2007 and in each of 
the five succeeding fiscal years.
    Sec. 224. (a) For grant years beginning in 2006-2007, the Secretary 
of Health and Human Services may waive the requirements of, with 
respect to Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Texas and any eligible 
metropolitan area in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Texas, the 
following sections of the Public Health Service Act:
            (1) Section 2611(b)(1) of such Act (42 U.S.C. 300ff-
        21(b)(1)).
            (2) Section 2617(b)(6)(E) of such Act (42 U.S.C. 300ff-
        27(b)(6)(E)).
            (3) Section 2617(d) of such Act (42 U.S.C. 300ff-27(d)), 
        except that such waiver shall apply so that the matching 
        requirement is reduced to $1 for each $4 of Federal funds 
        provided under the grant involved.
    (b) If the Secretary of Health and Human Services grants a waiver 
under subsection (b), the Secretary--
            (1) may not prevent Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and 
        Texas or any eligible metropolitan area in Louisiana, 
        Mississippi, Alabama, and Texas from receiving or utilizing, or 
        both, funds granted or distributed, or both, pursuant to title 
        XXVI of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 300ff-11 et 
        seq.) because of the failure of Louisiana, Mississippi, 
        Alabama, and Texas or any eligible metropolitan area in 
        Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Texas to comply with the 
        requirements of the sections listed in paragraphs (1) through 
        (3) of subsection (a);
            (2) may not take action due to such noncompliance; and
            (3) shall assess, evaluate, and review Louisiana, 
        Mississippi, Alabama, and Texas or any eligible metropolitan 
        area's eligibility for funds under such title XXVI as if 
        Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Texas or such eligible 
        metropolitan area had fully complied with the requirements of 
        the sections listed in paragraphs (1) through (3) of subsection 
        (a).
    (c) For grant years beginning in 2008, Louisiana, Mississippi, 
Alabama, and Texas and any eligible metropolitan area in Louisiana, 
Mississippi, Alabama, and Texas shall comply with each of the 
applicable requirements under title XXVI of the Public Health Service 
Act (42 U.S.C. 300ff-11 et seq.).
    This title may be cited as the ``Department of Health and Human 
Services Appropriations Act, 2007''.

                               TITLE III

                        DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

                    Education for the Disadvantaged

    For carrying out title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education 
Act of 1965 (``ESEA'') and section 418A of the Higher Education Act of 
1965, $14,447,189,000, of which $6,897,673,000 shall become available 
on July 1, 2007, and shall remain available through September 30, 2008, 
and of which $7,383,301,000 shall become available on October 1, 2007, 
and shall remain available through September 30, 2008 for academic year 
2007-2008: Provided, That $6,808,408,000 shall be for basic grants 
under section 1124: Provided further, That up to $3,472,000 of these 
funds shall be available to the Secretary of Education on October 1, 
2006, to obtain annually updated educational-agency-level census 
poverty data from the Bureau of the Census: Provided further, That 
$1,365,031,000 shall be for concentration grants under section 1124A: 
Provided further, That $2,269,843,000 shall be for targeted grants 
under section 1125: Provided further, That $2,269,843,000 shall be for 
education finance incentive grants under section 1125A: Provided 
further, That $9,330,000 shall be to carry out sections 1501 and 1503.

                               Impact Aid

    For carrying out programs of financial assistance to federally 
affected schools authorized by title VIII of the Elementary and 
Secondary Education Act of 1965, $1,228,453,000, of which 
$1,091,867,000 shall be for basic support payments under section 
8003(b), $49,466,000 shall be for payments for children with 
disabilities under section 8003(d), $17,820,000 shall be for 
construction under section 8007(b), $64,350,000 shall be for Federal 
property payments under section 8002, and $4,950,000, to remain 
available until expended, shall be for facilities maintenance under 
section 8008: Provided, That for purposes of computing the amount of a 
payment for an eligible local educational agency under section 8003(a) 
for school year 2006-2007, children enrolled in a school of such agency 
that would otherwise be eligible for payment under section 
8003(a)(1)(B) of such Act, but due to the deployment of both parents or 
legal guardians, or a parent or legal guardian having sole custody of 
such children, or due to the death of a military parent or legal 
guardian while on active duty (so long as such children reside on 
Federal property as described in section 8003(a)(1)(B)), are no longer 
eligible under such section, shall be considered as eligible students 
under such section, provided such students remain in average daily 
attendance at a school in the same local educational agency they 
attended prior to their change in eligibility status.

                      School Improvement Programs

    For carrying out school improvement activities authorized by title 
II, part B of title IV, subparts 6 and 9 of part D of title V, parts A 
and B of title VI, and parts B and C of title VII of the Elementary and 
Secondary Education Act of 1965 (``ESEA''); the McKinney-Vento Homeless 
Assistance Act; section 203 of the Educational Technical Assistance Act 
of 2002; the Compact of Free Association Amendments Act of 2003; and 
the Civil Rights Act of 1964, $5,029,943,000, of which $3,399,207,000 
shall become available on July 1, 2007, and remain available through 
September 30, 2008, and of which $1,435,000,000 shall become available 
on October 1, 2007, and shall remain available through September 30, 
2008, for academic year 2007-2008: Provided, That funds made available 
to carry out part B of title VII of the ESEA may be used for 
construction, renovation and modernization of any elementary school, 
secondary school, or structure related to an elementary school or 
secondary school, run by the Department of Education of the State of 
Hawaii, that serves a predominantly Native Hawaiian student body: 
Provided further, That from the funds referred to in the preceding 
proviso, not less than $1,250,000 shall be for a grant to the 
Department of Education of the State of Hawaii for the activities 
described in such proviso, and $1,250,000 shall be for a grant to the 
University of Hawaii School of Law for a Center of Excellence in Native 
Hawaiian law: Provided further, That funds made available to carry out 
part C of title VII of the ESEA may be used for construction: Provided 
further, That up to 100 percent of the funds available to a State 
educational agency under part D of title II of the ESEA may be used for 
subgrants described in section 2412(a)(2)(B) of such act: Provided 
further, That $407,563,000 shall be for State assessments and related 
activities authorized under sections 6111 and 6112 of the ESEA: 
Provided further, That $56,257,000 shall be available to carry out 
section 203 of the Educational Technical Assistance Act of 2002: 
Provided further, That $31,177,000 shall be available to carry out part 
D of title V of the ESEA: Provided further, That no funds appropriated 
under this heading may be used to carry out section 5494 under the 
ESEA: Provided further, That $18,824,000 shall be available to carry 
out the Supplemental Education Grants program for the Federated States 
of Micronesia and for the Republic of the Marshall Islands: Provided 
further, That up to 5 percent of these amounts may be reserved by the 
Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of the Marshall Islands 
to administer the Supplemental Education Grants programs and to obtain 
technical assistance, oversight and consultancy services in the 
administration of these grants and to reimburse the United States 
Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education for such 
services.

                            Indian Education

    For expenses necessary to carry out, to the extent not otherwise 
provided, title VII, part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education 
Act of 1965, $118,690,000.

                       Innovation and Improvement

    For carrying out activities authorized by part G of title I, 
subpart 5 of part A and parts C and D of title II, parts B, C, and D of 
title V, and section 1504 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act 
of 1965 (``ESEA''), $989,942,000, of which $94,050,000 shall become 
available on July 1, 2007 and remain available until September 30, 
2008: Provided, That $18,695,000 shall be available to carry out 
section 2151(c) of the ESEA, of which not less than $10,695,000 shall 
be provided to the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, 
and not less than $8,000,000 shall be provided to the American Board 
for the Certification of Teacher Excellence: Provided further, That 
from funds for subpart 4, part C of title II, up to 3 percent shall be 
available to the Secretary for technical assistance and dissemination 
of information: Provided further, That $337,879,000 shall be available 
to carry out part D of title V of the ESEA: Provided further, That 
$73,189,000 of the funds for subpart 1, part D of title V of the ESEA 
shall be available for the projects and in the amounts specified in the 
committee report of the Senate accompanying this Act: Provided further, 
That, $99,000,000 of the funds for subpart 1 shall be for competitive 
grants to local educational agencies, including charter schools that 
are local educational agencies, or States, or partnerships of (1) a 
local educational agency, a State, or both and (2) at least one non-
profit organization to develop and implement performance-based teacher 
and principal compensation systems in high-need schools: Provided 
further, That such performance-based compensation systems must consider 
gains in student academic achievement as well as classroom evaluations 
conducted multiple times during each school year among other factors 
and provide educators with incentives to take on additional 
responsibilities and leadership roles: Provided further, That five 
percent of such funds for competitive grants shall become available on 
October 1, 2006 for technical assistance, training, peer review of 
applications, program outreach and evaluation activities and that 95 
percent shall become available on July 1, 2007 and remain available 
through September 30, 2008 for competitive grants.

                 Safe Schools and Citizenship Education

    For carrying out activities authorized by subpart 3 of part C of 
title II, part A of title IV, and subparts 2, 3 and 10 of part D of 
title V of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 
(``ESEA''), $653,204,000, of which $310,000,000 shall become available 
on July 1, 2007 and remain available through September 30, 2008: 
Provided, That of the amount available for subpart 2 of part A of title 
IV of the ESEA, $850,000 shall be used to continue the National 
Recognition Awards program under the same guidelines outlined by 
section 120(f) of Public Law 105-244: Provided further, That 
$310,000,000 shall be available for subpart 1 of part A of title IV and 
$182,521,000 shall be available for subpart 2 of part A of title IV, of 
which $4,000,000, to remain available until expended, shall be for the 
Project School Emergency Response to Violence program to provide 
education-related services to local educational agencies in which the 
learning environment has been disrupted due to a violent or traumatic 
crisis: Provided further, That $131,572,000 shall be available to carry 
out part D of title V of the ESEA: Provided further, That of the funds 
available to carry out subpart 3 of part C of title II, up to 
$12,072,000 may be used to carry out section 2345 and $3,018,000 shall 
be used by the Center for Civic Education to implement a comprehensive 
program to improve public knowledge, understanding, and support of the 
Congress and the State legislatures.

                      English Language Acquisition

    For carrying out part A of title III of the ESEA, $669,007,000, 
which shall become available on July 1, 2007, and shall remain 
available through September 30, 2008, except that 6.5 percent of such 
amount shall be available on October 1, 2006 and shall remain available 
through September 30, 2008, to carry out activities under section 
3111(c)(1)(C).

                           Special Education

    For carrying out the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act 
and the Special Olympics Sport and Empowerment Act of 2004, 
$11,610,367,000, of which $5,975,912,000 shall become available on July 
1, 2007, and shall remain available through September 30, 2008, and of 
which $5,424,200,000 shall become available on October 1, 2007, and 
shall remain available through September 30, 2008, for academic year 
2007-2008: Provided, That $11,880,000 shall be for Recording for the 
Blind and Dyslexic, Inc., to support the development, production, and 
circulation of recorded educational materials: Provided further, That 
$1,485,000 shall be for the recipient of funds provided by Public Law 
105-78 under section 687(b)(2)(G) of the Act (as in effect prior to the 
enactment of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement 
Act of 2004) to provide information on diagnosis, intervention, and 
teaching strategies for children with disabilities: Provided further, 
That the amount for section 611(b)(2) of the Act shall be equal to the 
lesser of the amount available for that activity during fiscal year 
2006, increased by the amount of inflation as specified in section 
619(d)(2)(B) of the Act or the percentage increase in the funds 
appropriated under section 611(i) of the Act.

            Rehabilitation Services and Disability Research

    For carrying out, to the extent not otherwise provided, the 
Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Assistive Technology Act of 1998 (``the 
AT Act''), and the Helen Keller National Center Act, $3,248,312,000: 
Provided, That $30,452,000 shall be used for carrying out the AT Act, 
including $24,425,000 for State grants for assistive technology 
authorized under section 4 of the AT Act, $4,975,000 for State grants 
for protection and advocacy under section 5 of the AT Act and 
$1,052,000 for national activities under section 6 of the AT Act: 
Provided further, That $5,800,000 of the funds for section 303 of the 
Rehabilitation Act of 1973 shall be available for the projects and in 
the amounts specified in the committee report of the Senate 
accompanying this Act.

           Special Institutions for Persons With Disabilities

                 american printing house for the blind

    For carrying out the Act of March 3, 1879, as amended (20 U.S.C. 
101 et seq.), $20,000,000.

               national technical institute for the deaf

    For the National Technical Institute for the Deaf under titles I 
and II of the Education of the Deaf Act of 1986 (20 U.S.C. 4301 et 
seq.), $57,500,000: Provided, That from the total amount available, the 
Institute may at its discretion use funds for the endowment program as 
authorized under section 207.

                          gallaudet university

    For the Kendall Demonstration Elementary School, the Model 
Secondary School for the Deaf, and the partial support of Gallaudet 
University under titles I and II of the Education of the Deaf Act of 
1986 (20 U.S.C. 4301 et seq.), $110,500,000: Provided, That from the 
total amount available to the University, the University may at its 
discretion use funds for the endowment program as authorized under 
section 207.

                     Vocational and Adult Education

    For carrying out, to the extent not otherwise provided, the Carl D. 
Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998, the Adult 
Education and Family Literacy Act, and title VIII-D of the Higher 
Education Amendments of 1998, $1,899,858,000, of which $1,108,858,000 
shall become available on July 1, 2007 and shall remain available 
through September 30, 2008 and of which $791,000,000 shall become 
available on October 1, 2007 and shall remain available through 
September 30, 2008: Provided, That of the amount provided for Adult 
Education State Grants, $67,896,000 shall be made available for 
integrated English literacy and civics education services to immigrants 
and other limited English proficient populations: Provided further, 
That of the amount reserved for integrated English literacy and civics 
education, notwithstanding section 211 of the Adult Education and 
Family Literacy Act, 65 percent shall be allocated to States based on a 
State's absolute need as determined by calculating each State's share 
of a 10-year average of the Immigration and Naturalization Service data 
for immigrants admitted for legal permanent residence for the 10 most 
recent years, and 35 percent allocated to States that experienced 
growth as measured by the average of the 3 most recent years for which 
Immigration and Naturalization Service data for immigrants admitted for 
legal permanent residence are available, except that no State shall be 
allocated an amount less than $60,000: Provided further, That of the 
amounts made available for the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act, 
$9,005,000 shall be for national leadership activities under section 
243 and $6,572,000 shall be for the National Institute for Literacy 
under section 242: Provided further, That $24,000,000 shall be for 
Youth Offender Grants.

                      Student Financial Assistance

    For carrying out subparts 1, 3, and 4 of part A, part C and part E 
of title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, 
$14,488,458,000, which shall remain available through September 30, 
2008.
    The maximum Pell Grant for which a student shall be eligible during 
award year 2007-2008 shall be $4,050.

                       Student Aid Administration

    For Federal administrative expenses to carry out part D of title I, 
and subparts 1, 3, and 4 of part A, and parts B, C, D and E of title IV 
of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, $713,720,000, to 
remain available until expended.

                            Higher Education

    For carrying out, to the extent not otherwise provided, titles II, 
III, IV, V, VI, and VII of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (``HEA''), 
as amended, the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961, 
title VIII of the Higher Education Amendments of 1998, and section 117 
of the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act, 
$2,003,192,000: Provided, That $9,699,000, to remain available through 
September 30, 2008, shall be available to fund fellowships for academic 
year 2008-2009 under part A, subpart 1 of title VII of the HEA, under 
the terms and conditions of part A, subpart 1: Provided further, That 
notwithstanding any other provision of law or any regulation, the 
Secretary of Education shall not require the use of a restricted 
indirect cost rate for grants issued pursuant to section 117 of the 
Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998: 
Provided further, That $970,000 is for data collection and evaluation 
activities for programs under the HEA, including such activities needed 
to comply with the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993: 
Provided further, That notwithstanding any other provision of law, 
funds made available in this Act to carry out title VI of the HEA and 
section 102(b)(6) of the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act 
of 1961 may be used to support visits and study in foreign countries by 
individuals who are participating in advanced foreign language training 
and international studies in areas that are vital to United States 
national security and who plan to apply their language skills and 
knowledge of these countries in the fields of government, the 
professions, or international development: Provided further, That of 
the funds referred to in the preceding proviso up to 1 percent may be 
used for program evaluation, national outreach, and information 
dissemination activities: Provided further, That the funds provided for 
title II of the HEA shall be allocated notwithstanding section 210 of 
such Act: Provided further, That $58,540,000 of the funds for part B of 
title VII of the Higher Education Act of 1965 shall be available for 
the projects and in the amounts specified in the committee report of 
the Senate accompanying this Act.

                           Howard University

    For partial support of Howard University (20 U.S.C. 121 et seq.), 
$237,392,000, of which not less than $3,600,000 shall be for a matching 
endowment grant pursuant to the Howard University Endowment Act (Public 
Law 98-480) and shall remain available until expended.

     College Housing and Academic Facilities Loans Program Account

    For Federal administrative expenses to carry out activities related 
to existing facility loans pursuant to section 121 of the Higher 
Education Act of 1965, as amended $486,000.

  Historically Black College and University Capital Financing Program 
                                Account

    The aggregate principal amount of outstanding bonds insured 
pursuant to section 344 of title III, part D of the Higher Education 
Act of 1965, shall not exceed $357,000,000, and the cost, as defined in 
section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, of such bonds 
shall not exceed zero.
    For administrative expenses to carry out the Historically Black 
College and University Capital Financing Program entered into pursuant 
to title III, part D of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, 
$190,000.

                    Institute of Education Sciences

    For carrying out activities authorized by the Education Sciences 
Reform Act of 2002, as amended, the National Assessment of Educational 
Progress Authorization Act, section 208 of the Educational Technical 
Assistance Act of 2002, and section 664 of the Individuals with 
Disabilities Education Act, $535,916,000, of which $282,292,000 shall 
be available until September 30, 2008.

                        Departmental Management

                         program administration

    For carrying out, to the extent not otherwise provided, the 
Department of Education Organization Act, including rental of 
conference rooms in the District of Columbia and hire of three 
passenger motor vehicles, $423,916,000, of which $2,500,000, to remain 
available until expended, shall be for building alterations and related 
expenses for the move of Department staff to the Mary E. Switzer 
building in Washington, DC.

                        office for civil rights

    For expenses necessary for the Office for Civil Rights, as 
authorized by section 203 of the Department of Education Organization 
Act, $92,866,000.

                    office of the inspector general

    For expenses necessary for the Office of the Inspector General, as 
authorized by section 212 of the Department of Education Organization 
Act, $51,000,000.

                           General Provisions

    Sec. 301. No funds appropriated in this Act may be used for the 
transportation of students or teachers (or for the purchase of 
equipment for such transportation) in order to overcome racial 
imbalance in any school or school system, or for the transportation of 
students or teachers (or for the purchase of equipment for such 
transportation) in order to carry out a plan of racial desegregation of 
any school or school system.
    Sec. 302. None of the funds contained in this Act shall be used to 
require, directly or indirectly, the transportation of any student to a 
school other than the school which is nearest the student's home, 
except for a student requiring special education, to the school 
offering such special education, in order to comply with title VI of 
the Civil Rights Act of 1964. For the purpose of this section an 
indirect requirement of transportation of students includes the 
transportation of students to carry out a plan involving the 
reorganization of the grade structure of schools, the pairing of 
schools, or the clustering of schools, or any combination of grade 
restructuring, pairing or clustering. The prohibition described in this 
section does not include the establishment of magnet schools.
    Sec. 303. No funds appropriated in this Act may be used to prevent 
the implementation of programs of voluntary prayer and meditation in 
the public schools.

                          (transfer of funds)

    Sec. 304. Not to exceed 1 percent of any discretionary funds 
(pursuant to the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 
1985, as amended) which are appropriated for the Department of 
Education in this Act may be transferred between appropriations, but no 
such appropriation shall be increased by more than 3 percent by any 
such transfer: Provided, That the Appropriations Committees of both 
Houses of Congress are notified at least 15 days in advance of any 
transfer.
    Sec. 305. Eligibility for Impact Aid Payment. (a) Local Educational 
Agencies.--Notwithstanding section 8013(9)(B) of the Elementary and 
Secondary Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 7713(9)(B)), North Chicago 
Community Unit School District 187, North Shore District 112, and 
Township High School District 113 in Lake County, Illinois, and 
Glenview Public School District 34 and Glenbrook High School District 
225 in Cook County, Illinois, shall be considered local educational 
agencies as such term is used in and for purposes of title VIII of such 
Act.
    (b) Computation.--Notwithstanding any other provision of law, 
federally connected children (as determined under section 8003(a) of 
the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 7703(a))) 
who are in attendance in the North Shore District 112, Township High 
School District 113, Glenview Public School District 34, and Glenbrook 
High School District 225 described in subsection (a), shall be 
considered to be in attendance in the North Chicago Community Unit 
School District 187 described in subsection (a) for purposes of 
computing the amount that the North Chicago Community Unit School 
District 187 is eligible to receive under subsection (b) or (d) of such 
section if--
            (1) such school districts have entered into an agreement 
        for such students to be so considered and for the equitable 
        apportionment among all such school districts of any amount 
        received by the North Chicago Community Unit School District 
        187 under such section; and
            (2) any amount apportioned among all such school districts 
        pursuant to paragraph (1) is used by such school districts only 
        for the direct provision of educational services.
    This title may be cited as the ``Department of Education 
Appropriations Act, 2007''.

                                TITLE IV

                            RELATED AGENCIES

 Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled

                         salaries and expenses

    For expenses necessary of the Committee for Purchase From People 
Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled established by Public Law 92-28; 
$4,995,000.

             Corporation for National and Community Service

        domestic volunteer service programs, operating expenses

    For expenses necessary for the Corporation for National and 
Community Service to carry out the provisions of the Domestic Volunteer 
Service Act of 1973, as amended; $313,058,000: Provided, That none of 
the funds made available to the Corporation for National and Community 
Service in this Act for activities authorized by section 122 of part C 
of title I and part E of title II of the Domestic Volunteer Service Act 
of 1973 shall be used to provide stipends or other monetary incentives 
to volunteers or volunteer leaders whose incomes exceed 125 percent of 
the national poverty level.

      national and community service programs, operating expenses

                     (including transfer of funds)

    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.); $488,214,000, to 
remain available until September 30, 2008: Provided, That not more than 
$258,959,000 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 of the AmeriCorps program), including 
grants to organizations operating projects under the AmeriCorps 
Education Awards Program (without regard to the requirements of 
sections 121(d) and (e), section 131(e), section 132, and sections 
140(a), (d), and (e) of the Act): Provided further, That not less than 
$124,720,000 of the amount provided under this heading, to remain 
available without fiscal year limitation, shall be transferred to the 
National Service Trust for educational awards authorized under subtitle 
D of title I of the Act (42 U.S.C. 12601): Provided further, That in 
addition to amounts otherwise provided to the National Service Trust 
under the second proviso, the Corporation may transfer funds from the 
amount provided under the first proviso, to the National Service Trust 
authorized under subtitle D of title I of the Act (42 U.S.C. 12601) 
upon determination that such transfer is necessary to support the 
activities of national service participants and after notice is 
transmitted to Congress: Provided further, That, for fiscal year 2007 
and thereafter, in addition to amounts otherwise provided to the 
National Service Trust under the second proviso, at no later than the 
end of the fifth fiscal year after the fiscal year for which funds are 
appropriated or otherwise made available, unobligated balances of 
appropriations available for grants under the National Service Trust 
Program under subtitle C of title I of the Act (42 U.S.C. 12571 et 
seq.) during such fiscal year may be transferred to the National 
Service Trust after notice is transmitted to Congress, if such funds 
are initially obligated before the expiration of their period of 
availability as provided in this Act: Provided further, That of the 
amount provided under this heading for grants under the National 
Service Trust program authorized under subtitle C of title I of the 
Act, not more than $55,000,000 may be used to administer, reimburse, or 
support any national service program authorized under section 129(d)(2) 
of such Act (42 U.S.C. 12581(d)(2)): Provided further, That not more 
than $12,324,000 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 notwithstanding subtitle H of 
title I of the Act (42 U.S.C. 12853), none of the funds provided under 
the previous proviso shall be used to support salaries and related 
expenses (including travel) attributable to Corporation employees: 
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 $26,730,000 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 $34,155,000 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 $3,960,000 shall be available for audits and 
other evaluations authorized under section 179 of the Act (42 U.S.C. 
12639): Provided further, That $9,900,000 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 
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 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 $4,950,000 of the 
funds made available under this heading shall be made available to 
America's Promise--The Alliance for Youth, Inc.: 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 
notwithstanding section 501(a)(4) of the Act, of the funds provided 
under this heading, not more than $12,516,000 shall be made available 
to provide assistance to State commissions on national and community 
service under section 126(a) of the Act: Provided further, That the 
Corporation may use up to 1 percent of program grant funds made 
available under this heading to defray its costs of conducting grant 
application reviews, including the use of outside peer reviewers.

                         salaries and expenses

    For necessary expenses of administration as provided under section 
501(a)(4) of the National and Community Service Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. 
12501 et seq.) and under section 504(a) of the Domestic Volunteer 
Service Act of 1973, including payment of salaries, authorized travel, 
hire of passenger motor vehicles, the rental of conference rooms in the 
District of Columbia, the employment of experts and consultants 
authorized under 5 U.S.C. 3109, and not to exceed $2,500 for official 
reception and representation expenses; $70,315,000.

                      office of inspector general

    For necessary expenses of the Office of Inspector General in 
carrying out the Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended; $4,950,000, 
to remain available until September 30, 2007.

                       administrative provisions

    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, insured, or guaranteed 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.
    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, funds made available 
under section 129(d)(5)(B) of the National and Community Service Act to 
assist entities in placing applicants who are individuals with 
disabilities may be provided to any entity that receives a grant under 
section 121 of the Act.
    The Inspector General of the Corporation for National and Community 
Service shall conduct random audits of the grantees that administer 
activities under the AmeriCorps programs and shall levy sanctions in 
accordance with standard Inspector General audit resolution procedures 
which include, but are not limited to, debarment of any grantee (or 
successor in interest or any entity with substantially the same person 
or persons in control) that has been determined to have committed any 
substantial violations of the requirements of the AmeriCorps programs, 
including any grantee that has been determined to have violated the 
prohibition of using Federal funds to lobby the Congress: Provided, 
That the Inspector General shall obtain reimbursements in the amount of 
any misused funds from any grantee that has been determined to have 
committed any substantial violations of the requirements of the 
AmeriCorps programs.
    For fiscal year 2007, the Corporation shall make any significant 
changes to program requirements or policy only through public notice 
and comment rulemaking. For fiscal year 2007, during any grant 
selection process, no officer or employee of the Corporation shall 
knowingly disclose any covered grant selection information regarding 
such selection, directly or indirectly, to any person other than an 
officer or employee of the Corporation that is authorized by the 
Corporation to receive such information.

                  Corporation for Public Broadcasting

    For payment to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, as 
authorized by the Communications Act of 1934, an amount which shall be 
available within limitations specified by that Act, for the fiscal year 
2009; $400,000,000: Provided, That no funds made available to the 
Corporation for Public Broadcasting by this Act shall be used to pay 
for receptions, parties, or similar forms of entertainment for 
Government officials or employees: Provided further, That none of the 
funds contained in this paragraph shall be available or used to aid or 
support any program or activity from which any person is excluded, or 
is denied benefits, or is discriminated against, on the basis of race, 
color, national origin, religion, or sex: Provided further, That for 
fiscal year 2007, in addition to the amounts provided above; 
$29,700,000 shall be for costs related to digital program production, 
development, and distribution, associated with the transition of public 
broadcasting to digital broadcasting, to be awarded as determined by 
the Corporation in consultation with public radio and television 
licensees or permittees, or their designated representatives: Provided 
further, That for fiscal year 2007, in addition to the amounts provided 
above; $36,000,000 shall be for the costs associated with replacement 
and upgrade of the public television interconnection system: Provided 
further, That none of the funds made available to the Corporation for 
Public Broadcasting by this Act, Public Law 108-199 or Public Law 108-
7, shall be used to support the Television Future Fund or any similar 
purpose.

               Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service

                         salaries and expenses

    For expenses necessary for the Federal Mediation and Conciliation 
Service to carry out the functions vested in it by the Labor Management 
Relations Act, 1947 (29 U.S.C. 171-180, 182-183), including hire of 
passenger motor vehicles; for expenses necessary for the Labor-
Management Cooperation Act of 1978 (29 U.S.C. 175a); and for expenses 
necessary for the Service to carry out the functions vested in it by 
the Civil Service Reform Act, Public Law 95-454 (5 U.S.C. chapter 71); 
$42,842,000, including $400,000, to remain available through September 
30, 2008, for activities authorized by the Labor-Management Cooperation 
Act of 1978 (29 U.S.C. 175a): Provided, That notwithstanding 31 U.S.C. 
3302, fees charged, up to full-cost recovery, for special training 
activities and other conflict resolution services and technical 
assistance, including those provided to foreign governments and 
international organizations, and for arbitration services shall be 
credited to and merged with this account, and shall remain available 
until expended: Provided further, That fees for arbitration services 
shall be available only for education, training, and professional 
development of the agency workforce: Provided further, That the 
Director of the Service is authorized to accept and use on behalf of 
the United States gifts of services and real, personal, or other 
property in the aid of any projects or functions within the Director's 
jurisdiction.

            Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission

                         salaries and expenses

    For expenses necessary for the Federal Mine Safety and Health 
Review Commission (30 U.S.C. 801 et seq.); $7,731,000.

                Institute of Museum and Library Services

    office of museum and library services: grants and administration

    For carrying out the Museum and Library Services Act of 1996, and 
the National Museum of African American History and Culture Act; 
$260,075,000, to remain available until September 30, 2008: Provided, 
That of the amount provided, $100,000 shall be awarded to Academy of 
Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to promote natural science 
research; $100,000 shall be awarded to African American Cultural 
Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for exhibit design and development; 
$250,000 shall be awarded to Alaska Native Heritage Center, Anchorage, 
Alaska in conjunction with Koahnic Broadcasting Corporation for an 
Elders Oral History Project; $300,000 shall be awarded to Autry 
National Center of the American West, Los Angeles, California for the 
Native American Learning Lab; $150,000 shall be awarded to Bangor 
Public Library Association, Bangor, Pennsylvania for educational 
programming and outreach; $150,000 shall be awarded to Bishop Museum in 
Honolulu, Hawaii to enhance library services; $200,000 shall be awarded 
to Boston Children's Museum, Boston, Massachusetts for the development 
of exhibitions; $200,000 shall be awarded to Carnegie Museum of Natural 
History, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to upgrade environmental conditions 
of collection and exhibit development; $400,000 shall be awarded to 
Cedar Rapids Symphony Orchestra, Cedar Rapids, Iowa to support the 
Residency program; $100,000 shall be awarded to Children's Museum of 
Richmond, Richmond, Virginia for exhibit design and development; 
$250,000 shall be awarded to City of Dallas, Texas to the expand 
outreach and programming efforts of the Women's Museum; $100,000 shall 
be awarded to City of Portsmouth Department of Museums, Portsmouth, 
Virginia for exhibit and program upgrades; $150,000 shall be awarded to 
County of Amador, California for the Library Literacy Project; $500,000 
shall be awarded to Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire, 
for expansion of cultural and educational facilities; $250,000 shall be 
awarded to Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, Delaware for outreach to 
schools; $350,000 shall be awarded to Des Moines Art Center, Iowa for 
exhibits; $400,000 shall be awarded to Figge Foundation, Davenport, 
Iowa, exhibits, education programs, community outreach, and/or 
operations; $100,000 shall be awarded to Fredericksburg Area Museum and 
Cultural Center, Fredericksburg, Virginia to support exhibit design and 
expansion; $100,000 shall be awarded to Free Library of Philadelphia, 
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for technology upgrades and care and 
preservation of collection; $100,000 shall be awarded to High Desert 
Museum, Bend, Oregon for exhibit design and development; $150,000 shall 
be awarded to Holbrook Public Library, Holbrook, Massachusetts for the 
development of exhibits; $250,000 shall be awarded to Iowa Radio 
Reading Information Service (IRRIS), to expand services; $200,000 shall 
be awarded to Knoxville Zoo, Knoxville, Tennessee for technology 
upgrades and educational outreach; $250,000 shall be awarded to 
Lakeview Museum, Peoria, Illinois, for exhibits, equipment and 
technology for the museum outreach program; $100,000 shall be awarded 
to Mercer University, Macon, Georgia for technology upgrades and care 
and preservation of their collection; $250,000 shall be awarded to 
Municipality of Penn Hills, Penn Hills, Pennsylvania for the Penn Hills 
Public Library for care and preservation of their collection; $250,000 
shall be awarded to Museum of Afro-American History, Boston, 
Massachusetts for the development of youth educational programs; 
$500,000 shall be awarded to Museum of Utah Art & History, Salt Lake 
City, Utah for exhibit development and technology upgrades; $500,000 
shall be awarded to New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, New York for the 
Virtual Herbarium; $600,000 shall be awarded to Orem City Public 
Library, Orem, Utah for technology upgrades and care of their 
collection; $400,000 shall be awarded to Putnam Museum of History and 
Natural Science, Davenport, Iowa for exhibits and community outreach; 
$175,000 shall be awarded to Rhode Island Historical Society, 
Providence, for cataloguing and on-line public access project; $100,000 
shall be awarded to Saint Vincent College, Latrobe, Pennsylvania to 
preserve materials at the Fred Rogers Center; $50,000 shall be awarded 
to Salem Public Library, Hamlin, Pennsylvania for technology upgrades 
and equipment; $300,000 shall be awarded to Skirball Cultural Center, 
Los Angeles, California to develop educational outreach programs; 
$250,000 shall be awarded to State of Vermont Department of Libraries, 
Montpelier, Vermont to support a mobile library literacy program in 
Vermont; $250,000 shall be awarded to Texas Historical Commission, 
Austin, Texas for educational programming, outreach, and exhibit 
development; $250,000 shall be awarded to University of Alaska 
Fairbanks for the continuation of the Alaska Digital Archives project; 
$500,000 shall be awarded to University of Vermont of Burlington, 
Vermont to undertake a digitization project for the preservation of 
Vermont cultural heritage materials; $100,000 shall be awarded to 
Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center Foundation, Inc., Virginia 
Beach, Virginia to expand educational programs; $100,000 shall be 
awarded to Virginia Holocaust Museum, Richmond, Virginia for exhibit 
development, technology upgrades, educational outreach, and care of 
collection; $100,000 shall be awarded to Virginia Living Museum, 
Newport News, Virginia to expand educational programs; $200,000 shall 
be awarded to Western Folklife Center, Elko, Nevada to develop exhibits 
and conduct outreach to education programs.

                  Medicare Payment Advisory Commission

                         salaries and expenses

    For expenses necessary to carry out section 1805 of the Social 
Security Act; $10,457,000, to be transferred to this appropriation from 
the Federal Hospital Insurance and the Federal Supplementary Medical 
Insurance Trust Funds.

        National Commission on Libraries and Information Science

                         salaries and expenses

    For necessary expenses for the National Commission on Libraries and 
Information Science, established by the Act of July 20, 1970 (Public 
Law 91-345, as amended); $983,000.

                     National Council on Disability

                         salaries and expenses

    For expenses necessary for the National Council on Disability as 
authorized by title IV of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended; 
$3,180,000.

                     National Labor Relations Board

                         salaries and expenses

    For expenses necessary for the National Labor Relations Board to 
carry out the functions vested in it by the Labor-Management Relations 
Act, 1947, as amended (29 U.S.C. 141-167), and other laws; 
$249,789,000: Provided, That no part of this appropriation shall be 
available to organize or assist in organizing agricultural laborers or 
used in connection with investigations, hearings, directives, or orders 
concerning bargaining units composed of agricultural laborers as 
referred to in section 2(3) of the Act of July 5, 1935 (29 U.S.C. 152), 
and as amended by the Labor-Management Relations Act, 1947, as amended, 
and as defined in section 3(f) of the Act of June 25, 1938 (29 U.S.C. 
203), and including in said definition employees engaged in the 
maintenance and operation of ditches, canals, reservoirs, and waterways 
when maintained or operated on a mutual, nonprofit basis and at least 
95 percent of the water stored or supplied thereby is used for farming 
purposes.

                        National Mediation Board

                         salaries and expenses

    For expenses necessary to carry out the provisions of the Railway 
Labor Act, as amended (45 U.S.C. 151-188), including emergency boards 
appointed by the President; $12,500,000.

            Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission

                         salaries and expenses

    For expenses necessary for the Occupational Safety and Health 
Review Commission (29 U.S.C. 661); $10,346,000.

                       Railroad Retirement Board

                     dual benefits payments account

    For payment to the Dual Benefits Payments Account, authorized under 
section 15(d) of the Railroad Retirement Act of 1974; $88,000,000, 
which shall include amounts becoming available in fiscal year 2007 
pursuant to section 224(c)(1)(B) of Public Law 98-76; and in addition, 
an amount, not to exceed 2 percent of the amount provided herein, shall 
be available proportional to the amount by which the product of 
recipients and the average benefit received exceeds the amount 
available for payment of vested dual benefits: Provided, That the total 
amount provided herein shall be credited in 12 approximately equal 
amounts on the first day of each month in the fiscal year.

          federal payments to the railroad retirement accounts

    For payment to the accounts established in the Treasury for the 
payment of benefits under the Railroad Retirement Act for interest 
earned on unnegotiated checks; $150,000, to remain available through 
September 30, 2008, which shall be the maximum amount available for 
payment pursuant to section 417 of Public Law 98-76.

                      limitation on administration

    For necessary expenses for the Railroad Retirement Board for 
administration of the Railroad Retirement Act and the Railroad 
Unemployment Insurance Act; $103,518,000, to be derived in such amounts 
as determined by the Board from the railroad retirement accounts and 
from moneys credited to the railroad unemployment insurance 
administration fund.

             limitation on the office of inspector general

    For expenses necessary for the Office of Inspector General for 
audit, investigatory and review activities, as authorized by the 
Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended, not more than $7,606,000, to 
be derived from the railroad retirement accounts and railroad 
unemployment insurance account: Provided, That none of the funds made 
available in any other paragraph of this Act may be transferred to the 
Office; used to carry out any such transfer; used to provide any office 
space, equipment, office supplies, communications facilities or 
services, maintenance services, or administrative services for the 
Office; used to pay any salary, benefit, or award for any personnel of 
the Office; used to pay any other operating expense of the Office; or 
used to reimburse the Office for any service provided, or expense 
incurred, by the Office: Provided further, That funds made available 
under the heading in this Act, or subsequent Departments of Labor, 
Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies 
Appropriations Acts, may be used for any audit, investigation, or 
review of the Medicare Program.

                     Social Security Administration

                payments to social security trust funds

    For payment to the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance and the 
Federal Disability Insurance trust funds, as provided under sections 
201(m), 217(g), 228(g), and 1131(b)(2) of the Social Security Act; 
$27,756,000.

                  supplemental security income program

    For carrying out titles XI and XVI of the Social Security Act, 
section 401 of Public Law 92-603, section 212 of Public Law 93-66, as 
amended, and section 405 of Public Law 95-216, including payment to the 
Social Security trust funds for administrative expenses incurred 
pursuant to section 201(g)(1) of the Social Security Act; 
$29,023,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That any 
portion of the funds provided to a State in the current fiscal year and 
not obligated by the State during that year shall be returned to the 
Treasury.
    For making, after June 15 of the current fiscal year, benefit 
payments to individuals under title XVI of the Social Security Act, for 
unanticipated costs incurred for the current fiscal year, such sums as 
may be necessary.
    For making benefit payments under title XVI of the Social Security 
Act for the first quarter of fiscal year 2008; $16,810,000,000, to 
remain available until expended.

                 limitation on administrative expenses

    For necessary expenses, including the hire of two passenger motor 
vehicles, and not to exceed $15,000 for official reception and 
representation expenses, not more than $8,975,000,000 may be expended, 
as authorized by section 201(g)(1) of the Social Security Act, from any 
one or all of the trust funds referred to therein: Provided, That not 
less than $2,000,000 shall be for the Social Security Advisory Board: 
Provided further, That unobligated balances of funds provided under 
this paragraph at the end of fiscal year 2007 not needed for fiscal 
year 2007 shall remain available until expended to invest in the Social 
Security Administration information technology and telecommunications 
hardware and software infrastructure, including related equipment and 
non-payroll administrative expenses associated solely with this 
information technology and telecommunications infrastructure: Provided 
further, That reimbursement to the trust funds under this heading for 
expenditures for official time for employees of the Social Security 
Administration pursuant to section 7131 of title 5, United States Code, 
and for facilities or support services for labor organizations pursuant 
to policies, regulations, or procedures referred to in section 7135(b) 
of such title shall be made by the Secretary of the Treasury, with 
interest, from amounts in the general fund not otherwise appropriated, 
as soon as possible after such expenditures are made.
    In addition; $117,000,000 to be derived from administration fees in 
excess of $5.00 per supplementary payment collected pursuant to section 
1616(d) of the Social Security Act or section 212(b)(3) of Public Law 
93-66, which shall remain available until expended. To the extent that 
the amounts collected pursuant to such section 1616(d) or 212(b)(3) in 
fiscal year 2007 exceed $117,000,000, the amounts shall be available in 
fiscal year 2008 only to the extent provided in advance in 
appropriations Acts.
    In addition, up to $1,000,000 to be derived from fees collected 
pursuant to section 303(c) of the Social Security Protection Act 
(Public Law 108-203), which shall remain available until expended.

                      office of inspector general

                     (including transfer of funds)

    For expenses necessary for the Office of Inspector General in 
carrying out the provisions of the Inspector General Act of 1978, as 
amended; $25,740,000, together with not to exceed $65,736,000, to be 
transferred and expended as authorized by section 201(g)(1) of the 
Social Security Act from the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance 
Trust Fund and the Federal Disability Insurance Trust Fund.
    In addition, an amount not to exceed 3 percent of the total 
provided in this appropriation may be transferred from the ``Limitation 
on Administrative Expenses'', Social Security Administration, to be 
merged with this account, to be available for the time and purposes for 
which this account is available: Provided, That notice of such 
transfers shall be transmitted promptly to the Committees on 
Appropriations of the House and Senate.

                                TITLE V

                           GENERAL PROVISIONS

    Sec. 501. The Secretaries of Labor, Health and Human Services, and 
Education are authorized to transfer unexpended balances of prior 
appropriations to accounts corresponding to current appropriations 
provided in this Act: Provided, That such transferred balances are used 
for the same purpose, and for the same periods of time, for which they 
were originally appropriated.
    Sec. 502. 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. 503. (a) No part of any appropriation contained in this Act 
shall be used, other than for normal and recognized executive-
legislative relationships, for publicity or propaganda purposes, for 
the preparation, distribution, or use of any kit, pamphlet, booklet, 
publication, radio, television, or video presentation designed to 
support or defeat legislation pending before the Congress or any State 
legislature, except in presentation to the Congress or any State 
legislature itself.
    (b) No part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall be 
used to pay the salary or expenses of any grant or contract recipient, 
or agent acting for such recipient, related to any activity designed to 
influence legislation or appropriations pending before the Congress or 
any State legislature.
    Sec. 504. The Secretaries of Labor and Education are authorized to 
make available not to exceed $28,000 and $20,000, respectively, from 
funds available for salaries and expenses under titles I and III, 
respectively, for official reception and representation expenses; the 
Director of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service is 
authorized to make available for official reception and representation 
expenses not to exceed $5,000 from the funds available for ``Salaries 
and expenses, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service''; and the 
Chairman of the National Mediation Board is authorized to make 
available for official reception and representation expenses not to 
exceed $5,000 from funds available for ``Salaries and expenses, 
National Mediation Board''.
    Sec. 505. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, no funds 
appropriated in this Act shall be used to carry out any program of 
distributing sterile needles or syringes for the hypodermic injection 
of any illegal drug.
    Sec. 506. When issuing statements, press releases, requests for 
proposals, bid solicitations and other documents describing projects or 
programs funded in whole or in part with Federal money, all grantees 
receiving Federal funds included in this Act, including but not limited 
to State and local governments and recipients of Federal research 
grants, shall clearly state--
            (1) the percentage of the total costs of the program or 
        project which will be financed with Federal money;
            (2) the dollar amount of Federal funds for the project or 
        program; and
            (3) percentage and dollar amount of the total costs of the 
        project or program that will be financed by non-governmental 
        sources.
    Sec. 507. (a) None of the funds appropriated in this Act, and none 
of the funds in any trust fund to which funds are appropriated in this 
Act, shall be expended for any abortion.
    (b) None of the funds appropriated in this Act, and none of the 
funds in any trust fund to which funds are appropriated in this Act, 
shall be expended for health benefits coverage that includes coverage 
of abortion.
    (c) The term ``health benefits coverage'' means the package of 
services covered by a managed care provider or organization pursuant to 
a contract or other arrangement.
    Sec. 508. (a) The limitations established in the preceding section 
shall not apply to an abortion--
            (1) if the pregnancy is the result of an act of rape or 
        incest; or
            (2) in the case where a woman suffers from a physical 
        disorder, physical injury, or physical illness, including a 
        life-endangering physical condition caused by or arising from 
        the pregnancy itself, that would, as certified by a physician, 
        place the woman in danger of death unless an abortion is 
        performed.
    (b) Nothing in the preceding section shall be construed as 
prohibiting the expenditure by a State, locality, entity, or private 
person of State, local, or private funds (other than a State's or 
locality's contribution of Medicaid matching funds).
    (c) Nothing in the preceding section shall be construed as 
restricting the ability of any managed care provider from offering 
abortion coverage or the ability of a State or locality to contract 
separately with such a provider for such coverage with State funds 
(other than a State's or locality's contribution of Medicaid matching 
funds).
    (d)(1) None of the funds made available in this Act may be made 
available to a Federal agency or program, or to a State or local 
government, if such agency, program, or government subjects any 
institutional or individual health care entity to discrimination on the 
basis that the health care entity does not provide, pay for, provide 
coverage of, or refer for abortions.
    (2) In this subsection, the term ``health care entity'' includes an 
individual physician or other health care professional, a hospital, a 
provider-sponsored organization, a health maintenance organization, a 
health insurance plan, or any other kind of health care facility, 
organization, or plan.
    Sec. 509. (a) None of the funds made available in this Act may be 
used for--
            (1) the creation of a human embryo or embryos for research 
        purposes; or
            (2) research in which a human embryo or embryos are 
        destroyed, discarded, or knowingly subjected to risk of injury 
        or death greater than that allowed for research on fetuses in 
        utero under 45 CFR 46.204(b) and section 498(b) of the Public 
        Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 289g(b)).
    (b) For purposes of this section, the term ``human embryo or 
embryos'' includes any organism, not protected as a human subject under 
45 CFR 46 as of the date of the enactment of this Act, that is derived 
by fertilization, parthenogenesis, cloning, or any other means from one 
or more human gametes or human diploid cells.
    Sec. 510. (a) None of the funds made available in this Act may be 
used for any activity that promotes the legalization of any drug or 
other substance included in schedule I of the schedules of controlled 
substances established by section 202 of the Controlled Substances Act 
(21 U.S.C. 812) except for normal and recognized executive-legislative 
communications.
    (b) The limitation in subsection (a) shall not apply when there is 
significant medical evidence of a therapeutic advantage to the use of 
such drug or other substance or that federally sponsored clinical 
trials are being conducted to determine therapeutic advantage.
    Sec. 511. None of the funds made available in this Act may be used 
to promulgate or adopt any final standard under section 1173(b) of the 
Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1320d-2(b)) providing for, or providing 
for the assignment of, a unique health identifier for an individual 
(except in an individual's capacity as an employer or a health care 
provider), until legislation is enacted specifically approving the 
standard.
    Sec. 512. None of the funds made available in this Act may be 
obligated or expended to enter into or renew a contract with an entity 
if--
            (1) such entity is otherwise a contractor with the United 
        States and is subject to the requirement in section 4212(d) of 
        title 38, United States Code, regarding submission of an annual 
        report to the Secretary of Labor concerning employment of 
        certain veterans; and
            (2) such entity has not submitted a report as required by 
        that section for the most recent year for which such 
        requirement was applicable to such entity.
    Sec. 513. None of the funds made available in this Act may be 
transferred to any department, agency, or instrumentality of the United 
States Government, except pursuant to a transfer made by, or transfer 
authority provided in, this Act or any other appropriation Act.
    Sec. 514. None of the funds made available by this Act to carry out 
the Library Services and Technology Act may be made available to any 
library covered by paragraph (1) of section 224(f) of such Act (20 
U.S.C. 9134(f)), as amended by the Children's Internet Protections Act, 
unless such library has made the certifications required by paragraph 
(4) of such section.
    Sec. 515. None of the funds made available by this Act to carry out 
part D of title II of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 
1965 may be made available to any elementary or secondary school 
covered by paragraph (1) of section 2441(a) of such Act (20 U.S.C. 
6777(a)), as amended by the Children's Internet Protections Act and the 
No Child Left Behind Act, unless the local educational agency with 
responsibility for such covered school has made the certifications 
required by paragraph (2) of such section.
    Sec. 516. None of the funds appropriated in this Act may be used to 
enter into an arrangement under section 7(b)(4) of the Railroad 
Retirement Act of 1974 (45 U.S.C. 231f(b)(4)) with a nongovernmental 
financial institution to serve as disbursing agent for benefits payable 
under the Railroad Retirement Act of 1974.
    Sec. 517. (a) None of the funds provided under this Act, or 
provided under previous appropriations Acts to the agencies funded by 
this Act that remain available for obligation or expenditure in fiscal 
year 2007, or provided from any accounts in the Treasury of the United 
States derived by the collection of fees available to the agencies 
funded by this Act, shall be available for obligation or expenditure 
through a reprogramming of funds that--
            (1) creates new programs;
            (2) eliminates a program, project, or activity;
            (3) increases funds or personnel by any means for any 
        project or activity for which funds have been denied or 
        restricted;
            (4) relocates an office or employees;
            (5) reorganizes or renames offices;
            (6) reorganizes programs or activities; or
            (7) contracts out or privatizes any functions or activities 
        presently performed by Federal employees;
unless the Appropriations Committees of both Houses of Congress are 
notified 15 days in advance of such reprogramming or of an announcement 
of intent relating to such reprogramming, whichever occurs earlier.
    (b) None of the funds provided under this Act, or provided under 
previous appropriations Acts to the agencies funded by this Act that 
remain available for obligation or expenditure in fiscal year 2007, or 
provided from any accounts in the Treasury of the United States derived 
by the collection of fees available to the agencies funded by this Act, 
shall be available for obligation or expenditure through a 
reprogramming of funds in excess of $500,000 or 10 percent, whichever 
is less, that--
            (1) augments existing programs, projects (including 
        construction projects), or activities;
            (2) reduces by 10 percent funding for any existing program, 
        project, or activity, or numbers of personnel by 10 percent as 
        approved by Congress; or
            (3) results from any general savings from a reduction in 
        personnel which would result in a change in existing programs, 
        activities, or projects as approved by Congress;
unless the Appropriations Committees of both Houses of Congress are 
notified 15 days in advance of such reprogramming or of an announcement 
of intent relating to such reprogramming, whichever occurs earlier.
    Sec. 518. (a) None of the funds made available in this Act may be 
used to request that a candidate for appointment to a Federal 
scientific advisory committee disclose the political affiliation or 
voting history of the candidate or the position that the candidate 
holds with respect to political issues not directly related to and 
necessary for the work of the committee involved.
    (b) None of the funds made available in this Act may be used to 
disseminate scientific information that is deliberately false or 
misleading.
    This Act may be cited as the ``Departments of Labor, Health and 
Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 
2007''.
                                                       Calendar No. 526

109th CONGRESS

  2d Session

                                S. 3708

                          [Report No. 109-287]

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                                 A BILL

 Making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human 
   Services, and Education, and related agencies for the fiscal year 
           ending September 30, 2007, and for other purposes.

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                             July 20, 2006

                 Read twice and placed on the calendar

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