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[114th Congress Public Law 254]
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Public Law 114-254
114th Congress

                                 An Act


 
   Making appropriations for energy and water development and related 
 agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2016, and for other 
            purposes. <<NOTE: Dec. 10, 2016 -  [H.R. 2028]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: Further 
Continuing and Security Assistance Appropriations Act, 2017.>> 
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited the ``Further Continuing and Security 
Assistance Appropriations Act, 2017''.
SEC. 2. TABLE OF CONTENTS.

Sec. 1. Short title.
Sec. 2. Table of contents.
Sec. 3. References.
Sec. 4. Availability of funds.

         DIVISION A--FURTHER CONTINUING APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2017

        DIVISION B--SECURITY ASSISTANCE APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2017

Title I--Department of Defense
Title II--Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Agencies

SEC. 3. REFERENCES.

    Except as expressly provided otherwise, any reference to ``this 
Act'' contained in division B of this Act shall be treated as referring 
only to the provisions of that division.
SEC. 4. AVAILABILITY OF FUNDS.

    (a) Each amount designated in this Act, or in an amendment made by 
this Act, by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to 
section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit 
Control Act of 1985 shall be available only if the President 
subsequently so designates all such amounts and transmits such 
designations to the Congress.
    (b) Each amount designated in this Act by the Congress for Overseas 
Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to section 
251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 
1985 shall be available (or rescinded, if applicable) only if the 
President subsequently so designates all such amounts and transmits such 
designations to the Congress.

  DIVISION <<NOTE: Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2017.>>  A--
FURTHER CONTINUING APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2017

    Sec. 101.  The Continuing Appropriations Act, 2017 (division C of 
Public Law 114-223) is amended by--

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            (1) <<NOTE: Ante, p. 910.>>  striking the date specified in 
        section 106(3) and inserting ``April 28, 2017'';
            (2) striking ``0.496 percent'' in section 101(b) and 
        inserting ``0.1901 percent''; and
            (3) inserting after section 145 the following new sections:

    ``Sec. 146.  Amounts made available by section 101 for `Department 
of Agriculture--Farm Service Agency--Agricultural Credit Insurance Fund 
Program Account' may be apportioned up to the rate for operations 
necessary to fund loans for which applications are approved.
    ``Sec. 147.  Amounts made available by section 101 for `Department 
of Agriculture--Food and Nutrition Service--Child Nutrition Programs' to 
carry out section 749(g) of the Agriculture Appropriations Act of 2010 
(Public Law 111-80) may be apportioned up to the rate for operations 
necessary to ensure that the program can be fully operational by May, 
2017.
    ``Sec. 148.  Section 26(d) of the Richard B. Russell National School 
Lunch Act (42 U.S.C. 1769g(d)) is amended in the first sentence by 
striking `2010 through 2016' and inserting `2010 through 2017'.
    ``Sec. 149.  Amounts made available by section 101 for `Department 
of Agriculture--Rural Utilities Service' may be transferred between 
appropriations under such heading as necessary for the cost of direct 
telecommunications loans authorized by section 305 of the Rural 
Electrification Act of 1936 (7 U.S.C. 935).
    ``Sec. 150.  Amounts made available by Section 101 for `Department 
of Agriculture--Rural Housing Service--Rural Housing Insurance Fund 
Program Account' for the section 538 Guaranteed Multi-Family Housing 
Loan Program may be apportioned up to the rate necessary to fund loans 
for which applications are approved.
    ``Sec. 151.  Amounts made available by section 101 for `Department 
of Commerce--National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration--
Procurement, Acquisition and Construction' may be apportioned up to the 
rate for operations necessary to maintain the planned launch schedules 
for the Joint Polar Satellite System.
    ``Sec. 152.  Amounts made available by section 101 for `Department 
of Commerce--Bureau of the Census--Periodic Censuses and Programs' may 
be apportioned up to the rate for operations necessary to maintain the 
schedule and deliver the required data according to statutory deadlines 
in the 2020 Decennial Census Program.
    ``Sec. 153.  Amounts made available by section 101 for `National 
Aeronautics and Space Administration--Exploration' may be apportioned up 
to the rate for operations necessary to maintain the planned launch 
capability schedules for the Space Launch System launch vehicle, 
Exploration Ground Systems, and Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle 
programs.
    ``Sec. 154.  In addition to the amount otherwise provided by section 
101, and notwithstanding section 104 and section 109, for `Department of 
Justice--State and Local Law Enforcement Activities--Office of Justice 
Programs--State and Local Law Enforcement Assistance', there is 
appropriated $7,000,000, for an additional amount for the Edward Byrne 
Memorial Justice Assistance Grant program for the purpose of providing 
reimbursement of extraordinary law enforcement overtime costs directly 
and solely associated with protection of the President-elect incurred 
from November 9, 2016 until the inauguration of the President-elect as 
President:

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Provided, That reimbursement shall be provided only for overtime costs 
that a State or local law enforcement agency can document as being over 
and above normal law enforcement operations and directly attributable to 
security for the President-elect.
    ``Sec. 155.  Notwithstanding sections 101, 102, and 104 of this Act, 
from within amounts provided for `Department of Defense--Procurement--
Shipbuilding and Conversion, Navy', funds are provided for `Ohio 
Replacement Submarine (AP)' at a rate for operations of $773,138,000.
    ``Sec. 156. (a) Notwithstanding sections 102 and 104 of this Act, 
amounts made available pursuant to section 101 may be used for multiyear 
procurement contracts, including advance procurement, for the AH-64E 
Attack Helicopter and the UH-60M Black Hawk Helicopter.
    ``(b) The Secretary of the Army may exercise the authority conferred 
in subsection (a) notwithstanding subsection (i)(1) of section 2306b of 
title 10, United States Code, until the date of enactment of an Act 
authorizing appropriations for fiscal year 2017 for military activities 
of the Department of Defense, subject to satisfaction of all other 
requirements of such section 2306b.
    ``Sec. 157.  Notwithstanding section 102, funds made available 
pursuant to section 101 for `Department of Defense--Procurement--
Aircraft Procurement, Air Force' are provided for the KC-46A Tanker up 
to the rate for operations necessary to support the production rate 
specified in the President's fiscal year 2017 budget request.
    ``Sec. 158.  Notwithstanding section 101, section 301(d) of division 
D of Public Law 114-113 shall not apply to amounts made available by 
this Act for `Department of Energy--Atomic Energy Defense Activities--
National Nuclear Security Administration--Weapons Activities': Provided, 
That <<NOTE: Notification. Deadline.>>  the Secretary of Energy shall 
notify the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives 
and the Senate not later than 15 days after funds made available by this 
Act for such account are allotted to a Department of Energy program, 
project, or activity at a rate for operations that differs from that 
provided under such heading in division D of Public Law 114-113 by more 
than $5,000,000 or 10 percent.

    ``Sec. 159.  As authorized by section 404 of the Bipartisan Budget 
Act of 2015 (Public Law 114-74; 42 U.S.C. 6239 note), the Secretary of 
Energy shall draw down and sell not to exceed $375,400,000 of crude oil 
from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve in fiscal year 2017: Provided, That 
the proceeds from such drawdown and sale shall be deposited into the 
`Energy Security and Infrastructure Modernization Fund' (in this section 
referred to as the `Fund') during fiscal year 2017: Provided further, 
That in addition to amounts otherwise made available by section 101, and 
notwithstanding section 104, any amounts deposited in the Fund shall be 
made available and shall remain available until expended at a rate for 
operations of $375,400,000, for necessary expenses in carrying out the 
Life Extension II project for the Strategic Petroleum Reserve.
    ``Sec. 160.  (a) Notwithstanding section 101, amounts are provided 
for `Department of Energy--Energy Programs--Uranium Enrichment 
Decontamination and Decommissioning Fund' at a rate for operations of 
$767,014,000: Provided, That such amounts may not be reprogrammed below 
the levels provided in the table referred to in section 301(d) of 
division D of Public Law 114-113.

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    ``(b) As of the date of the enactment of this section, section 123 
of this Act shall not be in effect.
    ``Sec. 161.  In addition to amounts provided by section 101, amounts 
are provided for `General Services Administration--Allowances and Office 
Staff for Former Presidents' for the pension of the outgoing President 
at a rate for operations of $157,000.
    ``Sec. 162. (a) <<NOTE: SOAR Funding Availability Act.>>  Short 
Title.--This section may be cited as the `SOAR Funding Availability 
Act'.

    ``(b) Requiring Use of Funds Remaining Unobligated From Previous 
Fiscal Years.--Section 3007 of the Scholarships for Opportunity and 
Results Act (sec. 38-1853.07, D.C. Official Code) is amended by adding 
at the end the following:
    `` `(e) Requiring Use Of Funds Remaining Unobligated From Previous 
Fiscal Years.--
            `` `(1) In general.--To the extent that any funds 
        appropriated for the opportunity scholarship program under this 
        division for any fiscal year remain available for subsequent 
        fiscal years under section 3014(c), the Secretary shall make 
        such funds available to eligible entities receiving grants under 
        section 3004(a) for the uses described in paragraph (2)--
                    `` `(A) in the case of any remaining funds that were 
                appropriated before the date of enactment of the SOAR 
                Funding Availability Act, beginning on the date of 
                enactment of such Act; and
                    `` `(B) in the case of any remaining funds 
                appropriated on or after the date of enactment of such 
                Act, by the first day of the first subsequent fiscal 
                year.
            `` `(2) Use of funds.--If an eligible entity to which the 
        Secretary provided additional funds under paragraph (1) elects 
        to use such funds during a fiscal year, the eligible entity 
        shall use--
                    `` `(A) not less than 95 percent of such additional 
                funds to provide additional scholarships for eligible 
                students under subsection (a), or to increase the amount 
                of the scholarships, during such year; and
                    `` `(B) not more than a total of 5 percent of such 
                additional funds for administrative expenses, parental 
                assistance, or tutoring, as described in subsections 
                (b), (c), and (d), during such year.
            `` `(3) Special rule.--Any amounts made available for 
        administrative expenses, parental assistance, or tutoring under 
        paragraph (2)(B) shall be in addition to any other amounts made 
        available for such purposes in accordance with subsections (b), 
        (c), and (d).'.

    ``(c) Availability of Funds.--Section 3014 of such Act (sec. 38-
1853.14, D.C. Official Code) is amended by adding at the end the 
following:
    `` `(c) Availability.--Amounts appropriated under subsection (a)(1), 
including amounts appropriated and available under such subsection 
before the date of enactment of the SOAR Funding Availability Act, shall 
remain available until expended.'.
    ``(d) Effective Date.--The amendments made by this section shall 
take effect on the date of enactment of this section.
    ``Sec. 163.  Amounts made available by section 101 for `U.S. Customs 
and Border Protection--Operations and Support', `U.S. Immigration and 
Customs Enforcement--Operations and Support', `Transportation Security 
Administration--Operations and Support',

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and `United States Secret Service--Operations and Support' accounts of 
the Department of Homeland Security shall be apportioned at a rate for 
operations as necessary, and apportioned to provide staffing levels as 
necessary, to ensure border security, fulfill immigration enforcement 
priorities, maintain aviation security activities, and carry out the 
mission associated with the protection of the President-elect.
    ``Sec. 164.  Amounts made available by section 101 for `National 
Gallery of Art--Salaries and Expenses' may be apportioned up to the rate 
for operations necessary to provide for staffing, maintenance, security, 
and administrative expenses for the recently reopened galleries.
    ``Sec. 165.  Amounts made available by section 101 for `Smithsonian 
Institution--Salaries and Expenses' may be apportioned up to the rate 
for operations necessary to provide for facilities maintenance, 
facilities operations, security, and support at the National Museum of 
African American History and Culture.
    ``Sec. 166.  Amounts made available by section 101 for `Department 
of Health and Human Services--Indian Health Service--Indian Health 
Services' and for `Department of Health and Human Services--Indian 
Health Service--Indian Health Facilities', respectively, may be 
apportioned up to the rate for operations necessary to provide for costs 
of staffing and operating newly constructed facilities.
    ``Sec. 167. <<NOTE: Continued Health Benefits for Miners Act. 30 USC 
1201 note.>>  Miners Health Benefits.--

    ``(a) In General.--This section may be cited as the `Continued 
Health Benefits for Miners Act'.
    ``(b) Inclusion of Certain Retirees in the Multiemployer Health 
Benefit Plan.--Section 402(h)(2)(C) of the Surface Mining Control and 
Reclamation Act of 1977 (30 U.S.C. 1232(h)(2)(C)) is amended--
            ``(1) by striking `A transfer' and inserting the following:
                          `` `(i) Transfer to the plan.--A transfer';
            ``(2) by redesignating clauses (i) and (ii) as subclauses 
        (I) and (II), respectively, and moving such subclauses 2 ems to 
        the right; and
            ``(3) by striking the matter following such subclause (II) 
        (as so redesignated) and inserting the following:
                          `` `(ii) Calculation of excess.--The excess 
                      determined under clause (i) shall be calculated--
                                    `` `(I) except as provided in 
                                subclause (II), by taking into account 
                                only those beneficiaries actually 
                                enrolled in the Plan as of December 31, 
                                2006, who are eligible to receive health 
                                benefits under the Plan on the first day 
                                of the calendar year for which the 
                                transfer is made; and
                                    `` `(II) <<NOTE: Time period.>>  for 
                                purposes of the transfer made for fiscal 
                                year 2017, as if, for the period 
                                beginning January 1, 2017, and ending 
                                April 30, 2017, only--
                                            `` `(aa) those beneficiaries 
                                        actually enrolled in the Plan as 
                                        of the date of the enactment of 
                                        the Continued Health Benefits 
                                        for Miners Act who are eligible 
                                        to receive health benefits under 
                                        the Plan on January 1, 2017, 
                                        other than those beneficiaries 
                                        enrolled in the Plan under the 
                                        terms of a participation 
                                        agreement with

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                                        the current or former employer 
                                        of such beneficiaries; and
                                            `` `(bb) those beneficiaries 
                                        whose health benefits, defined 
                                        as those benefits payable 
                                        directly following death or 
                                        retirement or upon a finding of 
                                        disability by an employer in the 
                                        bituminous coal industry under a 
                                        coal wage agreement (as defined 
                                        in section 9701(b)(1) of the 
                                        Internal Revenue Code of 1986), 
                                        would be denied or reduced as a 
                                        result of a bankruptcy 
                                        proceeding commenced in 2012 or 
                                        2015,
                                were taken into account, and for any 
                                other period during such fiscal year, 
                                only the beneficiaries described in 
                                subclause (I) were taken into account.
                          `` `(iii) Eligibility of certain retirees.--
                      Individuals referred to in clause (ii)(II)(bb) 
                      shall be treated as eligible to receive health 
                      benefits under the Plan for the plan year that 
                      includes January 1, 2017.
                          `` `(iv) Requirements for transfer.--The 
                      amount of the transfer otherwise determined under 
                      this subparagraph for fiscal year 2017 shall be 
                      reduced by any amount transferred for the fiscal 
                      year to the Plan, to pay benefits required under 
                      the Plan, from a voluntary employees' beneficiary 
                      association established as a result of a 
                      bankruptcy proceeding described in clause 
                      (ii)(II).
                          `` `(v) VEBA transfer.--The administrator of 
                      such voluntary employees' beneficiary association 
                      shall transfer to the Plan any amounts received as 
                      a result of such bankruptcy proceeding, reduced by 
                      an amount for administrative costs of such 
                      association.'.

    ``(c) Preservation of Payments to States and Indian Tribes.--
Subparagraph (B) of section 402(i)(3) of the Surface Mining Control and 
Reclamation Act of 1977 (30 U.S.C. 1232(i)(3)) is amended--
            ``(1) by striking `so that' and inserting `under paragraph 
        (1) so that';
            ``(2) by striking `each transfer' in clause (i) and 
        inserting `each such transfer'; and
            ``(3) by striking `this subsection' in clause (iii) and 
        inserting `paragraph (1)'.

    ``(d) Budgetary Effects.--
            ``(1) Statutory paygo scorecards.--The budgetary effects of 
        this section shall not be entered on either PAYGO scorecard 
        maintained pursuant to section 4(d) of the Statutory Pay-As-You-
        Go Act of 2010.
            ``(2) Senate paygo scorecards.--The budgetary effects of 
        this section shall not be entered on any PAYGO scorecard 
        maintained for purposes of section 201 of S. Con. Res. 21 (110th 
        Congress).
            ``(3) Classification of budgetary effects.--Notwithstanding 
        Rule 3 of the Budget Scorekeeping Guidelines set forth in the 
        joint explanatory statement of the committee of conference 
        accompanying Conference Report 105-217 and section 250(c)(8) of 
        the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, 
        the budgetary effects of this section shall not be estimated--

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                    ``(A) for purposes of section 251 of such Act; and
                    ``(B) for purposes of paragraph (4)(C) of section 3 
                of the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010 as being 
                included in an appropriation Act.

    ``Sec. 168.  <<NOTE: Applicability.>> Notwithstanding section 111, 
the fourth proviso under the heading `Department of Labor--Office of 
Workers' Compensation Programs--Special Benefits' shall be applied by 
substituting `$66,675,000' for `$62,170,000', `$22,740,000' for 
`$21,140,000', `$16,866,000' for `$16,668,000' and `$4,101,000' for 
`$1,394,000'.

    ``Sec. 169.  <<NOTE: Applicability.>> Section 458(a)(4) of the 
Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1087h(a)(4)) shall be applied by 
substituting `2017' for `2016'.

    ``Sec. 170. (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the 
Secretary of Health and Human Services (referred to in this section as 
the `Secretary') may transfer up to $300,000,000 from the Fund 
established by section 223 of the Department of Health and Human 
Services Appropriations Act, 2008 (42 U.S.C. 3514a) to `Department of 
Health and Human Services--Administration for Children and Families--
Refugee and Entrant Assistance' only for activities authorized under 
section 462 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 279) and 
section 235 of the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection 
Reauthorization Act of 2008 (8 U.S.C. 1232): Provided, <<NOTE: Time 
period.>> That such funds transferred shall not be available for 
obligation prior to February 1, 2017.

    ``(b) <<NOTE: Time period. Consultation.>>  In addition to amounts 
provided by subsection (a), if after March 1, 2017, and before the date 
specified in section 106(3), the Secretary, in consultation with the 
Secretary of Homeland Security, determines that the percentage increase 
in the cumulative number of cases transferred to the custody of the 
Secretary pursuant to such sections 462 and 235 for the current fiscal 
year over the number transferred through the comparable date in the 
previous fiscal year exceeds 40 percent, an amount not to exceed 
$200,000,000 may be made available to `Department of Health and Human 
Services--Administration for Children and Families--Refugee and Entrant 
Assistance' only for activities authorized under such sections 462 and 
235.

    ``(c) <<NOTE: Notification. Deadline.>>  The Committees on 
Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate shall be 
notified at least 15 days in advance of any funds being made available 
under subsection (a).

    ``(d) <<NOTE: Rescission.>>  Of the unobligated balances available 
in the Fund established by section 223 of the Department of Health and 
Human Services Appropriations Act, 2008 (42 U.S.C. 3514a), $100,000,000 
is hereby rescinded.

    ``Sec. 171.  <<NOTE: Deadline.>> Notwithstanding any other provision 
of this Act, within 10 days of the enactment of this section, the 
Secretary of Health and Human Services shall transfer funds appropriated 
for fiscal year 2017 under section 4002 of Public Law 111-148 (42 U.S.C. 
300u-11) to the accounts specified, in the amounts specified, and for 
the activities specified in subsection (a) of section 221 of division H 
of Public Law 114-113, except that the Secretary shall adjust the 
amounts transferred to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 
under this section to result in a total amount transferred to such 
agency under this section that is $1,000,000 less than the total amount 
transferred to such agency under such section 221: 
Provided, <<NOTE: Applicability.>> That subsections (b) and (c)

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of such section 221 shall apply to amounts transferred under this 
section.

    ``Sec. 172.  <<NOTE: Applicability. Time period.>> The fifth proviso 
under the heading `Social Security Administration--Limitation on 
Administrative Expenses' in division H of Public Law 114-113 shall be 
applied during the period covered by this Act by substituting `shall be 
used for activities to address the hearing backlog within the Office of 
Disability Adjudication and Review' for `shall be for necessary expenses 
for the renovation and modernization of the Arthur J. Altmeyer 
Building'.

    ``Sec. 173.  <<NOTE: Extension.>> Activities authorized under part A 
of title IV and section 1108(b) of the Social Security Act (except for 
activities authorized in section 403(b)) shall continue through the date 
specified in section 106(3) of this Act in the manner authorized for 
fiscal year 2016, and out of any money in the Treasury of the United 
States not otherwise appropriated, there are hereby appropriated such 
sums as may be necessary for such purpose.

    ``Sec. 174.  The Secretary of Health and Human Services may use 
discretionary amounts appropriated in this Act for the Department of 
Health and Human Services to carry out section 399V-6 of the Public 
Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 280g-17).
    ``Sec. 175.  <<NOTE: 2 USC 4501 note.>> Notwithstanding any other 
provision of law, no adjustment shall be made under section 601(a) of 
the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 (2 U.S.C. 4501) (relating to 
cost of living adjustments for Members of Congress) during fiscal year 
2017.

    ``Sec. 176. <<NOTE: 2 USC 2001 note.>>  Transfer of O'Neill Building 
to House of Representatives.--(a) Transfer.--Effective <<NOTE: Effective 
date. Time period.>> upon the expiration of the 180-day period that 
begins on the date of the enactment of this section--
            ``(1) the building described in subsection (e) shall become 
        an office building of the House of Representatives;
            ``(2) the Administrator of General Services shall transfer 
        custody, control, and administrative jurisdiction over the 
        building to the Architect of the Capitol; and
            ``(3) the Architect of the Capitol shall exercise custody, 
        control, and administrative jurisdiction over the building 
        subject to the direction of the House Office Building 
        Commission.

    ``(b) Treatment as House Office Building and Part of Capitol 
Grounds.--Upon the transfer of custody, control, and administrative 
jurisdiction under subsection (a), the building and grounds described in 
subsection (e) shall be treated as a House Office Building and as part 
of the United States Capitol Grounds for purposes of all laws, rules, 
and regulations applicable to the House Office Buildings and the Capitol 
Grounds, including--
            ``(1) chapter 51 of title 40, United States Code (relating 
        to the administration of the United States Capitol Buildings and 
        Grounds); and
            ``(2) section 9 of the Act entitled `An Act to define the 
        area of the United States Capitol Grounds, to regulate the use 
        thereof, and for other purposes', approved July 31, 1946 (2 
        U.S.C. 1961) (relating to the authority of the United States 
        Capitol Police to police the United States Capitol Buildings and 
        Grounds).

    ``(c) Authority of Architect of the Capitol to Enter Into Leases and 
Other Agreements With Federal Departments and Agencies for Use of 
Building.--

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            ``(1) Authority described.--The Architect of the Capitol is 
        authorized to enter into leases and other agreements with 
        departments and agencies of the Federal Government for the use 
        of the building described in subsection (e) (or portions 
        thereof), subject to the approval of the House Office Building 
        Commission.
            ``(2) Collection of payments.--Pursuant to a lease or other 
        agreement entered into between the Architect of the Capitol and 
        a department or agency of the Federal Government under the 
        authority described in paragraph (1), the Architect of the 
        Capitol is authorized to collect payments from such department 
        or agency and such department or agency is authorized to make 
        payments to the Architect of the Capitol, including payments of 
        commercially-equivalent rent.
            ``(3) Treatment of payments.--Any payments received by the 
        Architect of the Capitol pursuant to any lease or other 
        agreement entered into under this subsection shall be deposited 
        to the appropriation available to the Architect of the Capitol 
        from the House Office Buildings Fund established under 
        subsection (d) and shall be subject to future appropriation.

    ``(d) House Office Buildings Fund.--
            ``(1) Establishment.--There is established in the Treasury 
        of the United States a fund to be known as the `House Office 
        Buildings Fund' (hereafter in this section referred to as the 
        `Fund').
            ``(2) Contents of fund.--The Fund shall consist of the 
        following amounts:
                    ``(A) Amounts transferred by the Architect of the 
                Capitol under paragraph (3) of subsection (c).
                    ``(B) Interest earned on the balance of the Fund.
                    ``(C) Such other amounts as may be appropriated by 
                law.
            ``(3) Use of fund.--Amounts in the Fund shall be available 
        to the Architect of the Capitol for the maintenance, care, and 
        operation of the House office buildings, and may be used to 
        reimburse the United States Capitol Police, the House of 
        Representatives, or any other office of the legislative branch 
        which provides goods or services for the maintenance, care, and 
        operation of the building and grounds described in subsection 
        (e), in such amounts as may be appropriated under law.
            ``(4) Notification to committee on appropriations.--Upon 
        making any obligation or expenditure of any amount in the Fund, 
        the Architect of the Capitol shall notify the Committee on 
        Appropriations of the House of Representatives of the amount and 
        purpose of the obligation or expenditure.
            ``(5) Continuing availability of funds.--Amounts in the Fund 
        are available without regard to fiscal year limitation.

    ``(e) Description of Building and Grounds.--
            ``(1) Description.--The building and grounds described in 
        this subsection is the Federal building located in the District 
        of Columbia which is commonly known as the `Thomas P. O'Neill 
        Jr. Federal Building', and which is more particularly described 
        as follows: Square 579, Lot 827, at 200 C Street Southwest, 
        bounded by C Street Southwest on the north, by 2nd Street 
        Southwest on the east, by D Street Southwest on the south, and 
        by 3rd Street Southwest on the west, and by all that area 
        contiguous to and surrounding Square 579

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        from the property line thereof to the west curb of 3rd Street 
        Southwest, the north curb of C Street Southwest, the east curb 
        of 2nd Street Southwest, and the south curb of D Street 
        Southwest.
            ``(2) Retention of responsibilities of district of 
        columbia.--The Mayor of the District of Columbia will retain 
        responsibility for the maintenance and improvement of those 
        portions of the streets which are situated between the curb 
        lines of the streets referenced in paragraph (1).

    ``Sec. 177. (a) During the 115th Congress--
            ``(1) amounts made available for the Office of the Secretary 
        of the Conference of the Minority of the Senate shall be 
        available for the Office of the Assistant Minority Leader of the 
        Senate; and
            ``(2) the duties and authorities of the Secretary of the 
        Conference of the Minority of the Senate under section 3 of 
        title I of division H of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 
        2008 (2 U.S.C. 6154), section 101 of chapter VIII of title I of 
        the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1979 (2 U.S.C. 6156), or 
        any other provision of law shall be duties and authorities of 
        the Assistant Minority Leader of the Senate.

    ``(b) <<NOTE: Applicability.>>  For purposes of any individual 
employed by the Office of the Assistant Minority Leader of the Senate 
during the 115th Congress--
            ``(1) section 506(e) of the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 
        1973 (2 U.S.C. 6314(e)) shall be applied by substituting 
        `Assistant Minority Leader' for `Secretary of the Conference of 
        the Minority';
            ``(2) section 207(e)(9)(M) of title 18, United States Code, 
        shall be applied by substituting `Assistant Minority Leader' for 
        `secretary of the Conference of the Minority'; and
            ``(3) subsection (b) of the first section of S. Res. 458 
        (98th Congress) shall be applied by substituting `Assistant 
        Minority Leader' for `Secretary of the Conference of the 
        Minority'.

    ``(c) <<NOTE: Applicability.>>  For purposes of any individual 
employed by the Office of the Assistant Minority Leader of the Senate 
during the 115th Congress, with respect to any practice that occurs 
during that Congress, section 220(e)(2)(C) of the Congressional 
Accountability Act of 1995 (2 U.S.C. 1351(e)(2)(C)) shall be applied by 
substituting `the Office of the Assistant Minority Leader of the Senate' 
for `the Office of the Secretary of the Conference of the Minority of 
the Senate'.

    ``(d) Nothing in this section shall be construed to have any effect 
on the continuation of any procedure or action initiated under the 
Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 (2 U.S.C. 1301 et seq.) or 
section 207 of title 18, United States Code.
    ``Sec. 178.  Section 21(d) of Senate Resolution 64 of the One 
Hundred Thirteenth Congress, 1st session (agreed to on March 5, 2013) is 
amended by striking `December 31, 2016' and inserting `December 31, 
2018'.
    ``Sec. 179. Expedited Consideration of Certain Legislation.--
    ``(a) Qualifying Legislation Defined.--In this section, the term 
`qualifying legislation' means a Senate bill or joint resolution--
            ``(1) <<NOTE: Time period.>>  that is introduced in the 
        Senate during the 30-calendar day period beginning on the date 
        on which Congress convenes the First Session of the 115th 
        Congress;

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            ``(2) the title of which is as follows: `To provide for an 
        exception to a limitation against appointment of persons as 
        Secretary of Defense within seven years of relief from active 
        duty as a regular commissioned officer of the Armed Forces.'; 
        and
            ``(3) the matter after the enacting or resolving clause of 
        which is as follows:
`` `SECTION 1. EXCEPTION TO LIMITATION AGAINST APPOINTMENT OF 
                              PERSONS AS SECRETARY OF DEFENSE 
                              WITHIN SEVEN YEARS OF RELIEF FROM 
                              ACTIVE DUTY AS REGULAR COMMISSIONED 
                              OFFICERS OF THE ARMED FORCES.

    `` `(a) In General.--Notwithstanding the second sentence of section 
113(a) of title 10, United States Code, the first person appointed, by 
and with the advice and consent of the Senate, as Secretary of Defense 
after the date of the enactment of this Act may be a person who is, on 
the date of appointment, within seven years after relief, but not within 
three years after relief, from active duty as a commissioned officer of 
a regular component of the Armed Forces.
    `` `(b) <<NOTE: Applicability.>>  Limited Exception.--This section 
applies only to the first person appointed as Secretary of Defense as 
described in subsection (a) after the date of the enactment of this Act, 
and to no other person.'.

    ``(b) <<NOTE: Time period.>>  Introduction.--During the 30-calendar 
day period described in subsection (a)(1), qualifying legislation may be 
introduced in the Senate by the Majority Leader (or the Majority 
Leader's designee), the Minority Leader (or the Minority Leader's 
designee), the Chairman of the Committee on Armed Services, or the 
Ranking Minority Member of the Committee on Armed Services.

    ``(c) Consideration in the Senate.--
            ``(1) Committee referral.--Qualifying legislation introduced 
        in the Senate shall be referred to the Committee on Armed 
        Services.
            ``(2) Reporting and discharge.--If the Committee on Armed 
        Services has not reported the qualifying legislation within 5 
        session days after the date of referral of the legislation, the 
        Committee shall be discharged from further consideration of the 
        legislation, and the qualifying legislation shall be placed on 
        the appropriate calendar.
            ``(3) Proceeding to consideration.--Notwithstanding Rule 
        XXII of the Standing Rules of the Senate, it is in order at any 
        time after the Committee on Armed Serves reports the qualifying 
        legislation to the Senate or has been discharged from its 
        consideration (even though a previous motion to the same effect 
        has been disagreed to) to move to proceed to the consideration 
        of the qualifying legislation, and all points of order against 
        the qualifying legislation (and against consideration of the 
        qualifying legislation) are waived. The motion to proceed is not 
        debatable. The motion is not subject to a motion to postpone. A 
        motion to reconsider the vote by which the motion is agreed to 
        or disagreed to shall not be in order. If a motion to proceed to 
        the consideration of the qualifying legislation is agreed to, 
        the qualifying legislation shall remain the unfinished business 
        until disposed of.

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            ``(4) Consideration.--Consideration of the qualifying 
        legislation, and all debate, debatable motions, and appeals in 
        connection therewith, shall be limited to not more than 10 
        hours, which shall be divided equally between, and controlled 
        by, the Majority Leader and the Minority Leader or their 
        designees. A motion to further limit debate is in order and not 
        debatable. An amendment to, or a motion to postpone, or a motion 
        to proceed to the consideration of other business, or a motion 
        to recommit the qualifying legislation is not in order.
            ``(5) Vote on passage.--The vote on passage shall occur 
        immediately following the conclusion of the debate on the 
        qualifying legislation and a single quorum call at the 
        conclusion of the debate, if requested in accordance with the 
        rules of the Senate. Passage of the qualifying legislation shall 
        require an affirmative vote of three-fifths of the Members, duly 
        chosen and sworn.
            ``(6) Rulings of the chair on procedure.--Appeals from the 
        decisions of the Chair relating to the application of the rules 
        of the Senate, as the case may be, to the procedure relating to 
        qualifying legislation shall be decided without debate.
            ``(7) Consideration of veto messages.--Consideration in the 
        Senate of any veto message with respect to the qualifying 
        legislation, including all debate, debatable motions, and 
        appeals in connection therewith, shall be limited to 10 hours, 
        to be equally divided between, and controlled by, the Majority 
        Leader and the Minority Leader or their designees.

    ``(d) Rules of the Senate.--This section is enacted--
            ``(1) as an exercise of the rulemaking power of the Senate 
        and as such is deemed a part of the rules of the Senate, but 
        applicable only with respect to the procedure to be followed in 
        the Senate in the case of qualifying legislation described in 
        subsection (a), and supersedes other rules only to the extent 
        that this section is inconsistent with such rules; and
            ``(2) with full recognition of the constitutional right of 
        the Senate to change the rules (so far as relating to the 
        procedure of the Senate) at any time, in the same manner, and to 
        the same extent as in the case of any other rule of the Senate.

    ``Sec. 180.  Section 133 of division L, title I of the Consolidated 
Appropriations Act, 2016, Public Law 114-113, <<NOTE: 129 Stat. 
2850.>> is amended to read as follows:

    `` `(a) <<NOTE: Time periods. Review. Determination.>>  None of the 
funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act or any other 
Act may be used to implement, administer, or enforce the requirement for 
two off-duty periods from 1:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. under paragraph 
395.3(c) or the restriction on use of more than one restart during a 
168-hour period under paragraph 395.3(d) of title 49, Code of Federal 
Regulations, and those provisions shall have no force or effect upon 
submission of the final report issued by the Secretary of 
Transportation, as required by section 133 of division K of Public Law 
113-235, unless the Secretary and the Inspector General of the 
Department of Transportation each review and determine that the final 
report.
            `` `(1) meets the statutory requirements set forth in such 
        section; and
            `` `(2) establishes that commercial motor vehicle drivers 
        who operated under the restart provisions in operational effect 
        between July 1, 2013, and the day before the date of enactment

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        of such Public Law demonstrated statistically significant 
        improvement in all outcomes related to safety, operator fatigue, 
        driver health and longevity, and work schedules, in comparison 
        to commercial motor vehicle drivers who operated under the 
        restart provisions in operational effect on June 30, 2013.

    `` `(b) If the Secretary and the Inspector General do not each make 
the findings outlined in subsection (a) of this section with respect to 
the final report, hereafter, the 34-hour restart rule in operational 
effect on June 30, 2013 shall be restored to full force and effect on 
the date that the Secretary submits the final report to the Committees 
on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate, and 
funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act or any other 
Act shall be available to implement, administer, or enforce the rule.'.
    ``Sec. 181. (a) Funds made available by section 101 for `Department 
of Transportation--Federal Aviation Administration--Operations' may be 
apportioned up to the rate for operations necessary to avoid disruption 
of continuing projects or activities funded by this appropriation.
    ``(b) <<NOTE: Applicability.>>  Notwithstanding section 101, the 
matter preceding the first proviso under the heading `Department of 
Transportation--Federal Aviation Administration--Facilities and 
Equipment' in division L of Public Law 114-113 shall be applied by 
substituting `$479,412,000' for `$470,049,000' and `$2,375,588,000' for 
`$2,384,951,000'.

    ``Sec. 182. (a) Amounts available under section 101 for `Department 
of Transportation--Maritime Administration--Operations and Training' for 
facilities maintenance and repair, equipment, and capital improvements 
at the United States Merchant Marine Academy, and any available prior 
year balances for the Student Incentive Program at State Maritime 
Academies may, either in whole or part, be used for costs associated 
with the midshipmen Sea Year training program of the Academy without 
regard to any limitations on reprogramming or transfer under division L 
of Public Law 114-113 or otherwise applicable under a provision of this 
Act.
    ``(b) The matter under the heading `Department of Transportation--
Maritime Administration--Operations and Training' in division L of 
Public Law 114-113 <<NOTE: 129 Stat. 2860.>> is amended by striking the 
third proviso (relating to an Academy spending plan).

    ``Sec. 183.  Amounts made available by section 101 for `Department 
of Housing and Urban Development--Public and Indian Housing--Tenant-
Based Rental Assistance' may be apportioned up to the rate for 
operations necessary to renew grants for rental assistance and 
administrative costs that were provided pursuant to the third through 
tenth provisos of paragraph (5) under such heading in title II of 
division K of Public Law 113-235 (128 Stat. 2732).
    ``Sec. 184. 
<<NOTE: Deadlines. Determination. Notification.>> Notwithstanding any 
other provision of law, if not later than 10 days after the end of the 
Second Session of the 114th Congress, the Office of Management and 
Budget (`OMB') determines that the total of enacted appropriations for 
fiscal year 2017 subject to the discretionary spending limits in section 
251(c) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, 
excluding any appropriations that would result in adjustments under 
section 251(b)(2) of such Act, does not exceed the sum of the unadjusted 
discretionary spending limits for fiscal year 2017

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in section 251(c)(4) of such Act and provides written notification of 
that determination, then the final sequestration report for fiscal year 
2017 under section 254(f)(1) of such Act and any order for fiscal year 
2017 under section 254(f)(5) of such Act shall be issued, for the 
Congressional Budget Office, 10 days after the date specified in section 
106(3) of this Act and, for OMB, 15 days after the date specified in 
section 106(3) of this Act: Provided, That the written notification 
required by this section shall include the total dollar amount and 
estimated uniform percentage that would be required to eliminate a 
breach within a category if OMB were to issue such final sequestration 
report and order pursuant to the timetable in section 254(a) of such 
Act.

    ``Sec. 185.  Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, and in 
addition to the amount otherwise provided by section 101 for the 
`Emergency Watershed Protection Program', there is appropriated 
$103,140,000 for an additional amount for fiscal year 2017, to remain 
available until expended, and for the `Emergency Conservation Program', 
there is appropriated $102,978,524 for an additional amount for fiscal 
year 2017, to remain available until expended: Provided, That all 
amounts made available by this section are designated by the Congress as 
an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(i) of the 
Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
    ``Sec. 186.  Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, and in 
addition to the amount otherwise provided by section 101, there is 
appropriated $74,700,000 for an additional amount for fiscal year 2017, 
to remain available until expended, for `National Aeronautics and Space 
Administration--Construction and Environmental Compliance and 
Restoration' for repairs at National Aeronautics and Space 
Administration facilities damaged by Hurricane Matthew: Provided, That 
such amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement 
pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(i) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency 
Deficit Control Act of 1985.
    ``Sec. 187.  Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, and in 
addition to the amount otherwise provided by section 101, there is 
appropriated $54,827,000 for `Corps of Engineers-Civil--Construction' 
for an additional amount for fiscal year 2017, to remain available until 
expended, for necessary expenses to address emergency situations at 
Corps of Engineers projects, and to rehabilitate and repair damages to 
Corps of Engineers projects, caused by natural disasters: Provided, That 
such amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement 
pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(i) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency 
Deficit Control Act of 1985: Provided further, <<NOTE: Effective 
date. Deadline. Reports.>> That beginning not later than 60 days after 
the date of enactment of this section, the Assistant Secretary of the 
Army for Civil Works shall provide monthly reports to the Committees on 
Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate detailing 
the allocation and obligation of these funds.

    ``Sec. 188.  Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, and in 
addition to the amount otherwise provided by section 101, there is 
appropriated $290,708,000 for `Corps of Engineers-Civil--Mississippi 
River and Tributaries' for an additional amount for fiscal year 2017, to 
remain available until expended, for necessary expenses to dredge 
navigation projects in response to, and repair damages to Corps of 
Engineers projects caused by, natural disasters:

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Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency 
requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(i) of the Balanced Budget 
and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985: Provided 
further, <<NOTE: Effective date. Deadline. Reports.>> That beginning not 
later than 60 days after the date of enactment of this section, the 
Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works shall provide monthly 
reports to the Committees on Appropriations of the House of 
Representatives and the Senate detailing the allocation and obligation 
of these funds.

    ``Sec. 189.  Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, and in 
addition to the amount otherwise provided by section 101, there is 
appropriated $259,574,000 for `Corps of Engineers-Civil--Operation and 
Maintenance' for an additional amount for fiscal year 2017, to remain 
available until expended, for necessary expenses to dredge navigation 
projects in response to, and repair damages to Corps of Engineers 
projects caused by, natural disasters: Provided, That such amount is 
designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to 
section 251(b)(2)(A)(i) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit 
Control Act of 1985: Provided further, <<NOTE: Effective 
date. Deadline. Reports.>> That beginning not later than 60 days after 
the date of enactment of this section, the Assistant Secretary of the 
Army for Civil Works shall provide monthly reports to the Committees on 
Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate detailing 
the allocation and obligation of these funds.

    ``Sec. 190.  Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, and in 
addition to the amount otherwise provided by section 101, there is 
appropriated $419,891,000 for `Corps of Engineers-Civil--Flood Control 
and Coastal Emergencies', as authorized by section 5 of the Act of 
August 18, 1941 (33 U.S.C. 701n), for an additional amount for fiscal 
year 2017, to remain available until expended, for necessary expenses to 
prepare for flood, hurricane and other natural disasters and support 
emergency operations, repairs, and other activities in response to such 
disasters as authorized by law: Provided, That such amount is designated 
by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 
251(b)(2)(A)(i) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act 
of 1985: Provided further, <<NOTE: Effective 
date. Deadline. Reports.>> That beginning not later than 60 days after 
the date of enactment of this section, the Assistant Secretary of the 
Army for Civil Works shall provide monthly reports to the Committees on 
Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate detailing 
the allocation and obligation of these funds.

    ``Sec. 191.  Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, and in 
addition to any amount otherwise provided by section 101 for the 
`Emergency Relief Program', as authorized by section 125 of title 23, 
United States Code, there is appropriated $1,004,017,000 for fiscal year 
2017, to remain available until expended: Provided, That such amount is 
designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to 
section 251(b)(2)(A)(i) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit 
Control Act of 1985.
    ``Sec. 192. (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, and 
in addition to the amount otherwise provided by section 101 for 
`Department of Housing and Urban Development--Community Planning and 
Development--Community Development Fund', there is appropriated 
$1,808,976,000 for an additional amount for fiscal year 2017, to remain 
available until expended, that is identical to the additional 
appropriation for fiscal year 2016 in section 145(a) of this Act (except 
that `enactment of this Act' shall be treated as referring to enactment 
of this section, and except for the last

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proviso under such subsection), and with respect to which the same 
authority and conditions shall be in effect: Provided, That of the 
amount made available by this subsection, $1,416,000,000 is designated 
by the Congress as being for disaster relief pursuant to section 
251(b)(2)(D) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 
1985, and $392,976,000 is designated by the Congress as an emergency 
requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(i) of the Balanced Budget 
and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
    ``(b) Of the amounts made available by subsection (a) and designated 
by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 
251(b)(2)(A)(i) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act 
of 1985, up to $3,000,000 may be transferred, in aggregate, to 
`Department of Housing and Urban Development--Program Office Salaries 
and Expenses--Community Planning and Development' for necessary costs, 
including information technology costs, of administering and overseeing 
the obligation and expenditure of amounts in section 145 and all amounts 
in this section.
    ``Sec. 193.  Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, and in 
addition to amounts otherwise provided by section 101, an additional 
amount for fiscal year 2017 of $20,000,000, to remain available until 
expended, is provided for `Department of Health and Human Services--Food 
and Drug Administration-FDA Innovation Account' (in this section 
referred to as the `Account'): Provided, That such amounts are 
appropriated pursuant to section 1002(b)(3) of the 21st Century Cures 
Act, are to be derived from amounts transferred under section 
1002(b)(2)(A) of such Act, are for the necessary expenses to carry out 
the purposes described under section 1002(b)(4) of such Act, and may be 
transferred by the Commissioner of Food and Drugs to the appropriation 
for `Department of Health and Human Services--Food and Drug 
Administration--Salaries and Expenses' solely for the purposes provided 
in such Act: Provided further, <<NOTE: Determination. Transfer 
authority.>> That upon a determination by the Commissioner that funds 
transferred pursuant to the previous proviso are not necessary for the 
purposes provided, such amounts may be transferred back to the Account: 
Provided further, That this transfer authority is in addition to any 
other transfer authority provided by law.

    ``Sec. 194.  Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, and in 
addition to amounts otherwise provided by section 101, an additional 
amount for fiscal year 2017 of $352,000,000, to remain available until 
expended, is provided for `Department of Health and Human Services--
National Institutes of Health--NIH Innovation Account' (in this section 
referred to as the `Account'): Provided, That such amounts are 
appropriated pursuant to section 1001(b)(3) of the 21st Century Cures 
Act, are to be derived from amounts transferred under section 
1001(b)(2)(A) of such Act, are for the necessary expenses to carry out 
the purposes described in section 1001(b)(4) of such Act and in the 
amounts provided for fiscal year 2017 in such section 1001(b)(4), and 
may be transferred by the Director of the National Institutes of Health 
to other accounts of the National Institutes of Health solely for the 
purposes provided in such Act: Provided 
further, <<NOTE: Determination. Transfer authority.>> That upon a 
determination by the Director that funds transferred pursuant to the 
previous proviso are not necessary for the purposes provided, such 
amounts may be transferred back to the Account: Provided further, That 
this

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transfer authority is in addition to any other transfer authority 
provided by law.

    ``Sec. 195.  Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, and in 
addition to amounts otherwise provided by section 101, an additional 
amount for fiscal year 2017 of $500,000,000, to remain available until 
expended, is provided for `Department of Health and Human Services--
Office of the Secretary--Account For the State Response to the Opioid 
Abuse Crisis' (in this section referred to as the `Account'): Provided, 
That such amounts are appropriated pursuant to section 1003(b)(3) of the 
21st Century Cures Act, are to be derived from amounts transferred under 
section 1003(b)(2)(A) of such Act, are for the necessary expenses to 
carry out the purposes described under section 1003(c) of such Act, and 
may be transferred by the Secretary of Health and Human Services to 
other accounts of the Department solely for the purposes provided in 
such Act: Provided further, <<NOTE: Determination. Transfer 
authority.>> That upon a determination by the Secretary that funds 
transferred pursuant to the previous proviso are not necessary for the 
purposes provided, such amounts may be transferred back to the Account: 
Provided further, That this transfer authority is in addition to any 
other transfer authority provided by law.

    ``Sec. 196. (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, in 
addition to the amount otherwise provided by section 101 for 
`Environmental Protection Agency--State and Tribal Assistance Grants', 
there is appropriated $100,000,000 for an additional amount for fiscal 
year 2017, to remain available until expended, for making capitalization 
grants for the Drinking Water State Revolving Funds under section 1452 
of the Safe Drinking Water Act pursuant to section 2201 of the Water and 
Waste Act of 2016.
    ``(b) <<NOTE: Applicability. State and local 
governments. Determination. Water. Lead exposure.>>  The last proviso of 
paragraph (1) under the heading `Environmental Protection Agency--State 
and Tribal Assistance Grants' in division G of Public Law 114-113 shall 
be applied to amounts made available by this section by substituting for 
`only where such debt was incurred on or after the date of enactment of 
this Act' the following: `where such debt was incurred on or after the 
date of enactment of this Act, or where such debt was incurred prior to 
the date of enactment if the State, with concurrence from the 
Administrator, determines that such funds could be used to help address 
a threat to public health from heightened exposure to lead in drinking 
water or if a Federal or State emergency declaration has been issued due 
to a threat to public health from heightened exposure to lead in a 
municipal drinking water supply before the date of enactment of this 
Act: Provided further, That in a State in which such an emergency 
declaration has been issued, the State may use more than 20 percent of 
the funds made available under this title to the State for Drinking 
Water State Revolving Fund capitalization grants to provide additional 
subsidy to eligible recipients'.

    ``Sec. 197. (a) <<NOTE: Loans.>>  Notwithstanding any other 
provision of this Act, there is provided for `Environmental Protection 
Agency--Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Program Account' for 
the cost of direct loans and for the cost of guaranteed loans, as 
authorized by the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act of 
2014 (33 U.S.C. 3901 et seq.), $20,000,000, to remain available until 
expended: Provided, That such costs, including the cost of modifying 
such loans, shall be as defined in section 502 of the Congressional 
Budget Act of 1974: Provided further, That these funds are available to 
subsidize gross obligations for the principal

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amount of direct loans, including capitalized interest, and total loan 
principal, including capitalized interest, any part of which is to be 
guaranteed, not to exceed $2,073,000,000.

    ``(b) In addition, fees authorized to be collected pursuant to 
sections 5029 and 5030 of the Water Infrastructure Finance and 
Innovation Act of 2014 (33 U.S.C. 3908 and 3909) shall be credited to 
the appropriation made by this section to remain available until 
expended.
    ``(c) Of the amounts provided under subsection (a), not to exceed 
$3,000,000 shall be for administrative expenses to carry out the direct 
and guaranteed loan programs, notwithstanding section 5033 of the Water 
Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act of 2014 (33 U.S.C. 3912).
    ``Sec. 198.  Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, in 
addition to the amount otherwise provided by section 101 for `Department 
of Health and Human Services--Centers for Disease Control and 
Prevention--Environmental Health', for carrying out section 2203 of the 
Water and Waste Act of 2016, there is appropriated $20,000,000, to 
remain available until September 30, 2020, of which $17,500,000 shall be 
for carrying out section 2203(b) of the Water and Waste Act of 2016 and 
$2,500,000 shall be for carrying out section 2203(c) of the Water and 
Waste Act of 2016: Provided, That such funds may be made available to 
the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry or the Centers for 
Disease Control and Prevention, at the discretion of the Secretary of 
Health and Human Services, for carrying out such sections of the Water 
and Waste Act of 2016.
    ``Sec. 199.  <<NOTE: Lead poisoning.>> Notwithstanding any other 
provision of this Act, in addition to the amount otherwise provided by 
section 101 for `Department of Health and Human Services--Centers for 
Disease Control and Prevention--Environmental Health', for carrying out 
section 2204(a) of the Water and Waste Act of 2016, there is 
appropriated $15,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2018, 
for childhood lead poisoning prevention programs authorized under 
section 317A of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 247b-1).

    ``Sec. 200.  Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, in 
addition to the amount otherwise provided by section 101 for `Department 
of Health and Human Services--Health Resources and Services 
Administration--Maternal and Child Health', for carrying out section 
2204(b) of the Water and Waste Act of 2016, there is appropriated 
$15,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2018, for the 
Healthy Start Initiative authorized under section 330H of the Public 
Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 254c-8).
    ``Sec. 201. (a) Of any available amounts appropriated under section 
301(b)(3) of Public Law 114-10, $170,000,000 is rescinded immediately 
upon enactment of this section.
    ``(b) In the Senate, the budgetary effects of this section shall not 
count for purposes of the amount in section 3103(b)(3) of the concurrent 
resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2016 (S. Con. Res. 11) when 
determining points of order pursuant to section 3103(b)(1) of that 
section of that concurrent resolution.''.
     This division may be cited as the ``Further Continuing 
Appropriations Act, 2017''.

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  DIVISION <<NOTE: Security Assistance Appropriations Act, 2017.>>  B--
SECURITY ASSISTANCE APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2017

     The following sums are appropriated, out of any money in the 
Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the fiscal year ending 
September 30, 2017, and for other purposes, namely:

                                 TITLE I

                          DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

                           MILITARY PERSONNEL

                        Military Personnel, Army

    For an additional amount for ``Military Personnel, Army'', 
$196,964,000, of which $94,034,000 is to support counter-terrorism 
operations and $102,930,000 is to support the European Reassurance 
Initiative: Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for 
Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to 
section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit 
Control Act of 1985.

                        Military Personnel, Navy

    For an additional amount for ``Military Personnel, Navy'', 
$10,484,000, of which $7,354,000 is to support counter-terrorism 
operations and $3,130,000 is to support the European Reassurance 
Initiative: Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for 
Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to 
section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit 
Control Act of 1985.

                    Military Personnel, Marine Corps

    For an additional amount for ``Military Personnel, Marine Corps'', 
$5,840,000, to support counter-terrorism operations: Provided, That such 
amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency 
Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) 
of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.

                      Military Personnel, Air Force

    For an additional amount for ``Military Personnel, Air Force'', 
$51,830,000, of which $37,640,000 is to support counter-terrorism 
operations and $14,190,000 is to support the European Reassurance 
Initiative: Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for 
Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to 
section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit 
Control Act of 1985.

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                        OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE

                     Operation and Maintenance, Army

    For an additional amount for ``Operation and Maintenance, Army'', 
$3,173,679,000, of which $2,734,952,000 is to support counter-terrorism 
operations and $438,727,000 is to support the European Reassurance 
Initiative: Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for 
Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to 
section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit 
Control Act of 1985.

                     Operation and Maintenance, Navy

    For an additional amount for ``Operation and Maintenance, Navy'', 
$97,881,000, of which $95,531,000 is to support counter-terrorism 
operations and $2,350,000 is to support the European Reassurance 
Initiative: Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for 
Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to 
section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit 
Control Act of 1985.

                 Operation and Maintenance, Marine Corps

    For an additional amount for ``Operation and Maintenance, Marine 
Corps'', $180,546,000, of which $168,446,000 is to support counter-
terrorism operations and $12,100,000 is to support the European 
Reassurance Initiative: Provided, That such amount is designated by the 
Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism 
pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and 
Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.

                  Operation and Maintenance, Air Force

    For an additional amount for ``Operation and Maintenance, Air 
Force'', $428,046,000, of which $382,496,000 is to support counter-
terrorism operations and $45,550,000 is to support the European 
Reassurance Initiative: Provided, That such amount is designated by the 
Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism 
pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and 
Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.

                 Operation and Maintenance, Defense-Wide

    For an additional amount for ``Operation and Maintenance, Defense-
Wide'', $446,283,000, of which $412,959,000 is to support counter-
terrorism operations and $33,324,000 is to support the European 
Reassurance Initiative: Provided, That such amount is designated by the 
Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism 
pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and 
Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.

                        Iraq Train and Equip Fund

    For an additional amount for ``Iraq Train and Equip Fund'', 
$289,500,000, to support counter-terrorism operations: Provided, That 
such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas

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Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to section 
251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control 
Act of 1985.

                               PROCUREMENT

                        Missile Procurement, Army

    For an additional amount for ``Missile Procurement, Army'', 
$229,100,000, to support counter-terrorism operations: Provided, That 
such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency 
Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) 
of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.

                         Other Procurement, Army

    For an additional amount for ``Other Procurement, Army'', 
$72,000,000, to support counter-terrorism operations: Provided, That 
such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency 
Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) 
of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.

                  Procurement of Ammunition, Air Force

    For an additional amount for ``Procurement of Ammunition, Air 
Force'', $201,563,000, to support counter-terrorism operations: 
Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas 
Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to section 
251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control 
Act of 1985.

                     Missile Procurement, Air Force

    For an additional amount for ``Missile Procurement, Air Force'', 
$83,900,000, to support counter-terrorism operations: Provided, That 
such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency 
Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) 
of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.

                      Other Procurement, Air Force

    For an additional amount for ``Other Procurement, Air Force'', 
$137,884,000, to support counter-terrorism operations: Provided, That 
such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency 
Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) 
of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.

               RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, TEST AND EVALUATION

            Research, Development, Test and Evaluation, Army

    For an additional amount for ``Research, Development, Test and 
Evaluation, Army'', $78,700,000, to support counter-terrorism 
operations: Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for 
Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism

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pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and 
Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.

        Research, Development, Test and Evaluation, Defense-Wide

    For an additional amount for ``Research, Development, Test and 
Evaluation, Defense-Wide'', $3,000,000, to support counter-terrorism 
operations: Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for 
Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to 
section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit 
Control Act of 1985.

                  OTHER DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE PROGRAMS

              Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Fund

    For an additional amount for ``Joint Improvised Explosive Device 
Defeat Fund'', $87,800,000, to support counter-terrorism operations: 
Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas 
Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to section 
251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control 
Act of 1985.

                                TITLE II

      DEPARTMENT OF STATE, FOREIGN OPERATIONS, AND RELATED PROGRAMS

                           DEPARTMENT OF STATE

                    Administration of Foreign Affairs

                    diplomatic and consular programs

    For an additional amount for ``Diplomatic and Consular Programs'', 
$1,052,400,000 to remain available until September 30, 2018, of which 
$927,189,000 is for Worldwide Security Protection and shall remain 
available until expended: Provided, That such funds are for operational 
and security requirements to support activities to counter the Islamic 
State of Iraq and the Levant, other terrorist organizations, and violent 
extremism in Africa, Europe and Eurasia, the Middle East, and South and 
Central Asia, and to counter Russian influence: Provided further, That 
such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency 
Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) 
of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.

                       office of inspector general

    For an additional amount for ``Office of Inspector General'', 
$2,500,000, to remain available until September 30, 2018: Provided, That 
such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency 
Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) 
of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.

[[Page 130 STAT. 1027]]

             embassy security, construction, and maintenance

    For an additional amount for ``Embassy Security, Construction, and 
Maintenance'', $654,411,000, to remain available until expended, for 
construction of, and security enhancements for, United States diplomatic 
facilities in Africa, Europe and Eurasia, the Middle East, and South and 
Central Asia, of which $618,411,000 is for Worldwide Security Upgrades: 
Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas 
Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to section 
251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control 
Act of 1985.

           UNITED STATES AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

                   Funds Appropriated to the President

                           operating expenses

    For an additional amount for ``Operating Expenses'', $5,000,000, to 
remain available until September 30, 2018, for operational and security 
requirements to support activities to counter the Islamic State of Iraq 
and the Levant, other terrorist organizations, and violent extremism in 
Africa, Europe and Eurasia, the Middle East, and South and Central Asia: 
Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas 
Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to section 
251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control 
Act of 1985.

                         capital investment fund

    For an additional amount for ``Capital Investment Fund'', 
$25,000,000, to remain available until expended, for the Capital 
Security Cost Sharing Program: Provided, That such amount is designated 
by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on 
Terrorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget 
and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.

                       office of inspector general

    For an additional amount for ``Office of Inspector General'', 
$2,500,000, to remain available until September 30, 2018: Provided, That 
such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency 
Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) 
of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.

                      BILATERAL ECONOMIC ASSISTANCE

                   Funds Appropriated to the President

                    international disaster assistance

    For an additional amount for ``International Disaster Assistance'', 
$616,100,000, to remain available until expended, for international 
disaster relief, rehabilitation, and reconstruction assistance, 
including in Africa, Europe and Eurasia, the Middle East, and South and 
Central Asia: Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress 
for Overseas Contingency Operations/

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Global War on Terrorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the 
Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.

                         transition initiatives

    For an additional amount for ``Transition Initiatives'', 
$50,234,000, to remain available until expended, for programs to counter 
the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, other terrorist organizations, 
and violent extremism, and address the needs of populations impacted by 
such organizations: Provided, That such amount is designated by the 
Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism 
pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and 
Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.

                          economic support fund

    For an additional amount for ``Economic Support Fund'', 
$1,030,555,000, to remain available until September 30, 2018, for 
programs to counter the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, other 
terrorist organizations, and violent extremism, and address the needs of 
populations impacted by such organizations: Provided, That funds 
appropriated under this heading shall be made available for programs 
that include activities to document, investigate, and prosecute 
genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, and other human rights 
violations in Iraq and Syria, including to build capacity of Syrian and 
Iraqi investigators; atrocity prevention, transitional justice, 
reconciliation, and reintegration programs for vulnerable and persecuted 
minorities and ethnic groups in the Middle East and North Africa; and 
support for higher education institutions in Iraq: Provided further, 
That such funds shall also be made available for assistance for major 
non-North Atlantic Treaty Organization allies in the Middle East and 
North Africa, including Jordan and Tunisia: Provided further, That such 
amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency 
Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) 
of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.

             assistance for europe, eurasia and central asia

    For an additional amount for ``Assistance for Europe, Eurasia and 
Central Asia'', $157,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 
2018, for programs to counter Russian influence: Provided, That funds 
appropriated under this heading shall be made available for assistance 
for Ukraine, Georgia, and other countries affected by Russian 
aggression: Provided further, That of the funds appropriated under this 
heading, up to $6,000,000 may be transferred to, and merged with, funds 
appropriated under the heading ``Broadcasting Board of Governors--
International Broadcasting Operations'' for programs to counter Russian 
influence:  Provided further, That such amount is designated by the 
Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism 
pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and 
Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.

[[Page 130 STAT. 1029]]

                           Department of State

                    migration and refugee assistance

    For an additional amount for ``Migration and Refugee Assistance'', 
$300,000,000, to remain available until expended, to respond to refugee 
and migration crises, including in Africa, Europe and Eurasia, the 
Middle East, and South and Central Asia, except that such funds shall 
not be made available for the resettlement costs of refugees in the 
United States: Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress 
for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to 
section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit 
Control Act of 1985.

                    INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ASSISTANCE

                           Department of State

           international narcotics control and law enforcement

    For an additional amount for ``International Narcotics Control and 
Law Enforcement'', $26,300,000, to remain available until September 30, 
2018, for programs in Africa, Europe and Eurasia, and the Middle East: 
Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas 
Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to section 
251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control 
Act of 1985.

     nonproliferation, anti-terrorism, demining and related programs

    For an additional amount for ``Nonproliferation, Anti-terrorism, 
Demining and Related Programs'', $128,000,000, to remain available until 
September 30, 2018, for anti-terrorism, demining and related programs 
and activities in Africa and the Middle East: Provided, That such amount 
is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global 
War on Terrorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced 
Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.

                         peacekeeping operations

    For an additional amount for ``Peacekeeping Operations'', 
$50,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2018, for 
equipment, training, logistics, and related support for peacekeeping, 
stabilization, and counter-terrorism programs in Africa and the Middle 
East: Provided, That funds appropriated under this heading may be made 
available for a United States contribution to the Multinational Force 
and Observers mission in the Sinai: Provided further, That such amount 
is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global 
War on Terrorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced 
Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.

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                   Funds Appropriated to the President

                   foreign military financing program

    For an additional amount for ``Foreign Military Financing Program'', 
$200,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2018, for 
assistance for countries in Africa, Europe and Eurasia, and the Middle 
East: Provided, That funds appropriated under this heading shall be made 
available for assistance for Ukraine, Georgia, the Baltic states, 
Tunisia, and Jordan: Provided further, That such amount is designated by 
the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism 
pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and 
Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.

                           GENERAL PROVISIONS

                 extension of authorities and conditions

    Sec. 201.  Unless otherwise provided for by this title, the 
additional amounts appropriated by this title to appropriations accounts 
in this Act shall be available under the authorities and conditions 
applicable to such appropriations accounts for fiscal year 2017.

                        notification requirement

    Sec. 202.  <<NOTE: Deadline.>> Funds appropriated by this title 
shall not be available for obligation unless the Secretary of State or 
the Administrator of the United States Agency for International 
Development, as appropriate, has notified the Committees on 
Appropriations in writing at least 15 days in advance of such 
obligation: Provided, That the requirement of this section shall not 
apply to funds made available by this title under the headings 
``Department of State--Administration of Foreign Affairs--Office of 
Inspector General'', ``United States Agency for International 
Development--Funds Appropriated to the President--Office of Inspector 
General'', ``Bilateral Economic Assistance--Funds Appropriated to the 
President--International Disaster Assistance'', and ``Bilateral Economic 
Assistance--Department of State--Migration and Refugee Assistance''.

                           transfer authority

    Sec. 203. (a) <<NOTE: Determination. Reports.>>  Funds appropriated 
by this title under the headings ``Diplomatic and Consular Programs'', 
including for Worldwide Security Protection, and ``Embassy Security, 
Construction, and Maintenance'' may be transferred to, and merged with, 
funds appropriated by this title under such headings if the Secretary of 
State determines and reports to the Committees on Appropriations that to 
do so is necessary to implement the recommendations of the Benghazi 
Accountability Review Board, or to prevent or respond to security 
situations and requirements.

    (b) Funds appropriated by this title under the headings 
``International Disaster Assistance'' and ``Migration and Refugee 
Assistance'' may be transferred to, and merged with, funds appropriated 
by this title under such headings.
    (c) Funds appropriated by this title under the headings ``Economic 
Support Fund'' and ``Assistance for Europe, Eurasia and

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Central Asia'' may be transferred to, and merged with, funds 
appropriated by this title under the heading ``International Disaster 
Assistance''.
    (d) Funds appropriated by this title under the headings 
``International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement'', 
``Nonproliferation, Anti-terrorism, Demining and Related Programs'', 
``Peacekeeping Operations'', and ``Foreign Military Financing Program'' 
may be transferred to, and merged with, funds appropriated by this title 
under such headings.
    (e) <<NOTE: Consultation. Notification.>>  The transfer authority 
provided by this section shall be subject to prior consultation with, 
and the regular notification procedures of, the Committees on 
Appropriations: Provided, That such transfer authority is in addition to 
any transfer authority otherwise available under any other provision of 
law.

                   consolidated reporting requirement

    Sec. 204.  Not later than 45 days after enactment of this Act and 
prior to the initial obligation of funds made available by this title, 
the Secretary of State and the Administrator of the United States Agency 
for International Development shall submit a consolidated report to the 
Committees on Appropriations on the anticipated uses of such funds on a 
country and project basis for which the obligation of funds is 
anticipated, including estimated personnel and administrative costs: 
Provided, That such report shall be updated and submitted to such 
Committees every 60 days until September 30, 2018, and every 180 days 
thereafter until all funds have been expended: Provided further, That 
funds appropriated by this title under the headings ``International 
Disaster Assistance'' and ``Migration and Refugee Assistance'' may be 
obligated prior to submission of the report required by this section.

                             loan authority

    Sec. 205. (a) Funds appropriated by this title under the heading 
``Economic Support Fund'' and in prior Acts making appropriations for 
the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs under 
such heading may be made available for the costs, as defined in section 
502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, of loan guarantees for 
Iraq, which are authorized to be provided: Provided, That amounts made 
available under this subsection for the costs of such guarantees shall 
not be considered assistance for the purposes of provisions of law 
limiting assistance to a country: Provided further, That the Secretary 
of State should obtain a commitment from the Government of Iraq that 
such government will make available the proceeds of such financing to 
regions and governorates, including the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, in a 
manner consistent with the principles of equitable share of national 
revenues contained in clause ``Third'' of Article 121 of the 
Constitution of Iraq: Provided 
further, <<NOTE: Consultation. Notification. Assessment.>> That such 
funds shall be subject to prior consultation with, and the regular 
notification procedures of, the Committees on Appropriations, except 
that any such notification shall include a detailed summary of the terms 
and conditions of such financing and an assessment of the extent to 
which the proposed financing agreement between the Governments of the 
United States and Iraq supports the constitutional principles of 
equitable share of national revenues to regions and governorates, 
including the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.

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    (b) <<NOTE: Extension. Assessment.>>  Notwithstanding any provision 
of this Act, the authority provided by section 1101 of division O of the 
Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016 (Public Law 114-113) shall 
continue in effect through fiscal year 2017: Provided, That any 
notification submitted pursuant to such section shall include a detailed 
summary of the terms and conditions of such loan and an assessment of 
the extent to which use of the proposed loan proceeds would place 
special emphasis on the Kurdish Peshmerga, Sunni tribal security forces, 
or other local security forces, with a national security mission.

    (c) <<NOTE: President.>>  Funds made available pursuant to this 
section and section 7034(o)(1) of the Department of State, Foreign 
Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2016 (division K of 
Public Law 114-113) from prior Acts making appropriations for the 
Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs that were 
previously designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency 
Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) 
of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, are 
designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global 
War on Terrorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of such Act and 
shall be available only if the President subsequently so designates all 
such amounts and transmits such designations to the Congress.

                       personal services contracts

    Sec. 206.  Funds appropriated by this title to support counter-
terrorism and countering violent extremism programs, including 
activities to counter the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, may be 
used to enter into contracts with individuals for the provision of 
personal services (as described in section 37.104 of title 48, Code of 
Federal Regulations (48 CFR 37.104)) in the United States or abroad: 
Provided, That such individuals may not be deemed employees of the 
United States for the purposes of any law administered by the Office of 
Personnel <<NOTE: Expiration date.>> Management: Provided further, That 
the authority made available pursuant to this section shall expire on 
September 30, 2018.

     This division may be cited as the ``Security Assistance 
Appropriations Act, 2017''.

    Approved December 10, 2016.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 2028:
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 114-91 (Comm. on Appropriations).
SENATE REPORTS: No. 114-54 (Comm. on Appropriations).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD:
                                                        Vol. 161 (2015):
                                    Apr. 29-May 1, considered and passed 
                                        House.
                                                        Vol. 162 (2016):
                                    Apr. 20, 21, 25-28, May 9-12, 
                                        considered and passed Senate, 
                                        amended.
                                    Dec. 8, House concurred in Senate 
                                        amendment with an amendment. 
                                        Senate considered concurring in 
                                        House amendment.
                                    Dec. 9, Senate concurred in House 
                                        amendment.

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