Text: H.J.Res.96 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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111th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. J. RES. 96

Making full-year continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2011 at lower, previous year levels, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
September 22, 2010

Mr. Price of Georgia (for himself, Mr. Jordan of Ohio, Mr. Akin, Mr. Alexander, Mr. Barton of Texas, Mrs. Blackburn, Mr. Brady of Texas, Mr. Broun of Georgia, Mr. Burton of Indiana, Mr. Coffman of Colorado, Mr. Conaway, Mr. Fleming, Mr. Franks of Arizona, Mr. Garrett of New Jersey, Mr. Gohmert, Mr. Hensarling, Mr. Herger, Mr. Issa, Mr. Sam Johnson of Texas, Mr. King of Iowa, Mr. Mack, Mr. McClintock, Mr. Shadegg, and Mr. Upton) introduced the following joint resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Appropriations


JOINT RESOLUTION

Making full-year continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2011 at lower, previous year levels, and for other purposes.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums are hereby appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, and out of applicable corporate or other revenues, receipts, and funds, for the several departments, agencies, corporations, and other organizational units of Government for fiscal year 2011, and for other purposes, namely:

Sec. 101. (a) The amounts provided in the appropriations Acts for fiscal year 2008 referred to in section 101 of division A of Public Law 110–329 and under the authority and conditions provided in such Acts for projects or activities (including the costs of direct loans and loan guarantees) that are not otherwise provided for, that were conducted in fiscal years 2008 and 2010, and for which appropriations, funds, or other authority were made available in such Acts.

(b) If the amount provided for a project or activity by subsection (a) would be higher than the amount provided in appropriation Acts for fiscal year 2010, such project or activity shall be funded at the lower such amount.

Sec. 102. There is hereby enacted into law the provisions of the following:

(1) The Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2011, as reported in the 111th Congress by the Subcommittee on Defense of the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives.

(2) The Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2011, as reported in the 111th Congress by the Subcommittee on Homeland Security of the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives.

(3) The Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2011, as passed in the 111th Congress by the House of Representatives.

Sec. 103. Appropriations made by section 101 shall be available to the extent and in the manner that would be provided by the pertinent appropriations Act.

Sec. 104. Unless otherwise provided for in the applicable appropriations Act, appropriations and funds made available and authority granted pursuant to this joint resolution shall be available through September 30, 2011.

Sec. 105. For entitlements and other mandatory payments whose budget authority was provided in appropriations Acts for fiscal year 2010, and for activities under the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008, activities shall be continued at the rate to maintain program levels under current law, under the authority and conditions provided in the applicable appropriations Act for fiscal year 2010, to be continued through the date specified in section 104.

Sec. 106. Funds appropriated by this joint resolution may be obligated and expended notwithstanding section 10 of Public Law 91–672 (22 U.S.C. 2412), section 15 of the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 (22 U.S.C. 2680), section 313 of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1994 and 1995 (22 U.S.C. 6212), and section 504(a)(1) of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C. 414(a)(1)).

Sec. 107. None of the funds made available in this joint resolution may be used to carry out any program under, promulgate any regulation pursuant to, or defend against any lawsuit challenging any provision of, Public Law 111–148 or Public Law 111–152 or any amendment made by either such Public Law.

Sec. 108. None of the funds made available in this joint resolution may be used for a congressional earmark as defined in clause 9(e) of rule XXI of the Rules of the House of Representatives.