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Public Law 114-4
114th Congress

                                 An Act


 
 Making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the 
          fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other 
             purposes. <<NOTE: Mar. 4, 2015 -  [H.R. 240]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: Department of 
Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015.>>  That the following sums 
are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise 
appropriated, for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal 
year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposes, namely:

                                 TITLE I

                 DEPARTMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND OPERATIONS

            Office of the Secretary and Executive Management

    For necessary expenses of the Office of the Secretary of Homeland 
Security, as authorized by section 102 of the Homeland Security Act of 
2002 (6 U.S.C. 112), and executive management of the Department of 
Homeland Security, as authorized by law, $132,573,000:  Provided, That 
not to exceed $45,000 shall be for official reception and representation 
expenses:  Provided further, That all official costs associated with the 
use of government aircraft by Department of Homeland Security personnel 
to support official travel of the Secretary and the Deputy Secretary 
shall be paid from amounts made available for the Immediate Office of 
the Secretary and the Immediate Office of the Deputy 
Secretary: <<NOTE: Deadline. Implementation plan.>>   Provided further, 
That not later than 30 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the 
Secretary of Homeland Security shall submit to the Committees on 
Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives, the 
Committees on the Judiciary of the House of Representatives and the 
Senate, the Committee on Homeland Security of the House of 
Representatives, and the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental 
Affairs of the Senate, a comprehensive plan for implementation of the 
biometric entry and exit data system required under section 7208 of the 
Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 (8 U.S.C. 
1365b), including the estimated costs for implementation.

              Office of the Under Secretary for Management

    For necessary expenses of the Office of the Under Secretary for 
Management, as authorized by sections 701 through 705 of the Homeland 
Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 341 through 345), $187,503,000, of which 
not to exceed $2,250 shall be for official

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reception and representation expenses:  Provided, That of the total 
amount made available under this heading, $4,493,000 shall remain 
available until September 30, 2016, solely for the alteration and 
improvement of facilities, tenant improvements, and relocation costs to 
consolidate Department headquarters operations at the Nebraska Avenue 
Complex; and $6,000,000 shall remain available until September 30, 2016, 
for the Human Resources Information Technology 
program: <<NOTE: Reports. Deadlines.>>   Provided further, That the 
Under Secretary for Management shall include in the President's budget 
proposal for fiscal year 2016, submitted pursuant to section 1105(a) of 
title 31, United States Code, a Comprehensive Acquisition Status Report, 
which shall include the information required under the heading ``Office 
of the Under Secretary for Management'' under title I of division D of 
the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2012 (Public Law 112-74), and shall 
submit quarterly updates to such report not later than 45 days after the 
completion of each quarter.

                  Office of the Chief Financial Officer

    For necessary expenses of the Office of the Chief Financial Officer, 
as authorized by section 103 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 
U.S.C. 113), $52,020,000:  Provided, That the Secretary of Homeland 
Security shall submit to the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate 
and the House of Representatives, at the time the President's budget 
proposal for fiscal year 2016 is submitted pursuant to section 1105(a) 
of title 31, United States Code, the Future Years Homeland Security 
Program, as authorized by section 874 of Public Law 107-296 (6 U.S.C. 
454).

                 Office of the Chief Information Officer

    For necessary expenses of the Office of the Chief Information 
Officer, as authorized by section 103 of the Homeland Security Act of 
2002 (6 U.S.C. 113), and Department-wide technology investments, 
$288,122,000; of which $99,028,000 shall be available for salaries and 
expenses; and of which $189,094,000, to remain available until September 
30, 2016, shall be available for development and acquisition of 
information technology equipment, software, services, and related 
activities for the Department of Homeland Security.

                         Analysis and Operations

    For necessary expenses for intelligence analysis and operations 
coordination activities, as authorized by title II of the Homeland 
Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 121 et seq.), $255,804,000; of which not 
to exceed $3,825 shall be for official reception and representation 
expenses; and of which $102,479,000 shall remain available until 
September 30, 2016.

                       Office of Inspector General

    For necessary expenses of the Office of Inspector General in 
carrying out the provisions of the Inspector General Act of 1978 (5 
U.S.C. App.), $118,617,000; of which not to exceed $300,000 may be used 
for certain confidential operational expenses, including the payment of 
informants, to be expended at the direction of the Inspector General.

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                                TITLE II

                SECURITY, ENFORCEMENT, AND INVESTIGATIONS

               United States Customs and Border Protection

                          salaries and expenses

    For necessary expenses for enforcement of laws relating to border 
security, immigration, customs, agricultural inspections and regulatory 
activities related to plant and animal imports, and transportation of 
unaccompanied minor aliens; purchase and lease of up to 7,500 (6,500 for 
replacement only) police-type vehicles; and contracting with individuals 
for personal services abroad; $8,459,657,000; of which $3,274,000 shall 
be derived from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund for administrative 
expenses related to the collection of the Harbor Maintenance Fee 
pursuant to section 9505(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (26 
U.S.C. 9505(c)(3)) and notwithstanding section 1511(e)(1) of the 
Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 551(e)(1)); of which $30,000,000 
shall be available until September 30, 2016, solely for the purpose of 
hiring, training, and equipping United States Customs and Border 
Protection officers at ports of entry; of which not to exceed $34,425 
shall be for official reception and representation expenses; of which 
such sums as become available in the Customs User Fee Account, except 
sums subject to section 13031(f)(3) of the Consolidated Omnibus Budget 
Reconciliation Act of 1985 (19 U.S.C. 58c(f)(3)), shall be derived from 
that account; of which not to exceed $150,000 shall be available for 
payment for rental space in connection with preclearance operations; and 
of which not to exceed $1,000,000 shall be for awards of compensation to 
informants, to be accounted for solely under the certificate of the 
Secretary of Homeland Security:  Provided, That for fiscal year 2015, 
the overtime limitation prescribed in section 5(c)(1) of the Act of 
February 13, 1911 (19 U.S.C. 267(c)(1)) shall be $35,000; and 
notwithstanding any other provision of law, none of the funds 
appropriated by this Act shall be available to compensate any employee 
of United States Customs and Border Protection for overtime, from 
whatever source, in an amount that exceeds such limitation, except in 
individual cases determined by the Secretary of Homeland Security, or 
the designee of the Secretary, to be necessary for national security 
purposes, to prevent excessive costs, or in cases of immigration 
emergencies:  Provided further, That the Border Patrol shall maintain an 
active duty presence of not less than 21,370 full-time equivalent agents 
protecting the borders of the United States in the fiscal year.

                        automation modernization

    For necessary expenses for United States Customs and Border 
Protection for operation and improvement of automated systems, including 
salaries and expenses, $808,169,000; of which $446,075,000 shall remain 
available until September 30, 2017; and of which not less than 
$140,970,000 shall be for the development of the Automated Commercial 
Environment.

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         border security fencing, infrastructure, and technology

    For expenses for border security fencing, infrastructure, and 
technology, $382,466,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017.

                        air and marine operations

    For necessary expenses for the operations, maintenance, and 
procurement of marine vessels, aircraft, unmanned aircraft systems, the 
Air and Marine Operations Center, and other related equipment of the air 
and marine program, including salaries and expenses, operational 
training, and mission-related travel, the operations of which include 
the following: the interdiction of narcotics and other goods; the 
provision of support to Federal, State, and local agencies in the 
enforcement or administration of laws enforced by the Department of 
Homeland Security; and, at the discretion of the Secretary of Homeland 
Security, the provision of assistance to Federal, State, and local 
agencies in other law enforcement and emergency humanitarian efforts; 
$750,469,000; of which $299,800,000 shall be available for salaries and 
expenses; and of which $450,669,000 shall remain available until 
September 30, 2017: <<NOTE: Notification.>>   Provided, That no aircraft 
or other related equipment, with the exception of aircraft that are one 
of a kind and have been identified as excess to United States Customs 
and Border Protection requirements and aircraft that have been damaged 
beyond repair, shall be transferred to any other Federal agency, 
department, or office outside of the Department of Homeland Security 
during fiscal year 2015 without prior notice to the Committees on 
Appropriations of the Senate and the House of 
Representatives: <<NOTE: Puerto Rico.>>   Provided further, That funding 
made available under this heading shall be available for customs 
expenses when necessary to maintain or to temporarily increase 
operations in Puerto Rico: <<NOTE: Reports. Deadline. Strategic plan.>>  
 Provided further, That the Secretary of Homeland Security shall report 
to the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of 
Representatives, not later than 90 days after the date of enactment of 
this Act, on any changes to the 5-year strategic plan for the air and 
marine program required under the heading ``Air and Marine Interdiction, 
Operations, and Maintenance'' in Public Law 112-74.

                 construction and facilities management

    For necessary expenses to plan, acquire, construct, renovate, equip, 
furnish, operate, manage, and maintain buildings, facilities, and 
related infrastructure necessary for the administration and enforcement 
of the laws relating to customs, immigration, and border security, 
$288,821,000, to remain available until September 30, 2019.

            United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement

                          salaries and expenses

    For necessary expenses for enforcement of immigration and customs 
laws, detention and removals, and investigations, including intellectual 
property rights and overseas vetted units operations; and purchase and 
lease of up to 3,790 (2,350 for replacement only) police-type vehicles; 
$5,932,756,000; of which not to exceed

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$10,000,000 shall be available until expended for conducting special 
operations under section 3131 of the Customs Enforcement Act of 1986 (19 
U.S.C. 2081); of which not to exceed $11,475 shall be for official 
reception and representation expenses; of which not to exceed $2,000,000 
shall be for awards of compensation to informants, to be accounted for 
solely under the certificate of the Secretary of Homeland Security; of 
which not less than $305,000 shall be for promotion of public awareness 
of the child pornography tipline and activities to counter child 
exploitation; of which not less than $5,400,000 shall be used to 
facilitate agreements consistent with section 287(g) of the Immigration 
and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1357(g)); of which not to exceed 
$40,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017, is for 
maintenance, construction, and lease hold improvements at owned and 
leased facilities; and of which not to exceed $11,216,000 shall be 
available to fund or reimburse other Federal agencies for the costs 
associated with the care, maintenance, and repatriation of smuggled 
aliens unlawfully present in the United States: <<NOTE: Waiver 
authority.>>   Provided, That none of the funds made available under 
this heading shall be available to compensate any employee for overtime 
in an annual amount in excess of $35,000, except that the Secretary of 
Homeland Security, or the designee of the Secretary, may waive that 
amount as necessary for national security purposes and in cases of 
immigration emergencies:  Provided further, That of the total amount 
provided, $15,770,000 shall be for activities to enforce laws against 
forced child labor, of which not to exceed $6,000,000 shall remain 
available until expended:  Provided further, That of the total amount 
available, not less than $1,600,000,000 shall be available to identify 
aliens convicted of a crime who may be deportable, and to remove them 
from the United States once they are judged deportable:  Provided 
further, That the Secretary of Homeland Security shall prioritize the 
identification and removal of aliens convicted of a crime by the 
severity of that crime:  Provided further, That funding made available 
under this heading shall maintain a level of not less than 34,000 
detention beds through September 30, 2015:  Provided further, That of 
the total amount provided, not less than $3,431,444,000 is for 
detention, enforcement, and removal operations, including transportation 
of unaccompanied minor aliens:  Provided further, That of the amount 
provided for Custody Operations in the previous proviso, $45,000,000 
shall remain available until September 30, 2019:  Provided further, That 
of the total amount provided for the Visa Security Program and 
international investigations, $43,000,000 shall remain available until 
September 30, 2016:  Provided further, That not less than $15,000,000 
shall be available for investigation of intellectual property rights 
violations, including operation of the National Intellectual Property 
Rights Coordination Center: <<NOTE: Determination.>>   Provided further, 
That none of the funds provided under this heading may be used to 
continue a delegation of law enforcement authority authorized under 
section 287(g) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1357(g)) 
if the Department of Homeland Security Inspector General determines that 
the terms of the agreement governing the delegation of authority have 
been materially violated:  Provided further, That none of the funds 
provided under this heading may be used to continue any contract for the 
provision of detention services if the two most recent overall 
performance evaluations received by the contracted facility are less 
than ``adequate'' or the equivalent median score in any subsequent

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performance evaluation system:  Provided further, That nothing under 
this heading shall prevent United States Immigration and Customs 
Enforcement from exercising those authorities provided under immigration 
laws (as defined in section 101(a)(17) of the Immigration and 
Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(17))) during priority operations 
pertaining to aliens convicted of a crime:  Provided further, That 
without regard to the limitation as to time and condition of section 
503(d) of this Act, the Secretary may propose to reprogram and transfer 
funds within and into this appropriation necessary to ensure the 
detention of aliens prioritized for removal.

                        automation modernization

    For expenses of immigration and customs enforcement automated 
systems, $26,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017.

                 Transportation Security Administration

                            aviation security

    For necessary expenses of the Transportation Security Administration 
related to providing civil aviation security services pursuant to the 
Aviation and Transportation Security Act (Public Law 107-71; 115 Stat. 
597; 49 U.S.C. 40101 note), $5,639,095,000, to remain available until 
September 30, 2016; of which not to exceed $7,650 shall be for official 
reception and representation expenses:  Provided, That any award to 
deploy explosives detection systems shall be based on risk, the 
airport's current reliance on other screening solutions, lobby 
congestion resulting in increased security concerns, high injury rates, 
airport readiness, and increased cost effectiveness:  Provided further, 
That security service fees authorized under section 44940 of title 49, 
United States Code, shall be credited to this appropriation as 
offsetting collections and shall be available only for aviation 
security:  Provided further, That the sum appropriated under this 
heading from the general fund shall be reduced on a dollar-for-dollar 
basis as such offsetting collections are received during fiscal year 
2015 so as to result in a final fiscal year appropriation from the 
general fund estimated at not more than $3,574,095,000:  Provided 
further, That the fees deposited under this heading in fiscal year 2013 
and sequestered pursuant to section 251A of the Balanced Budget and 
Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (2 U.S.C. 901a), that are 
currently unavailable for obligation, are hereby permanently cancelled:  
Provided further, That notwithstanding section 44923 of title 49, United 
States Code, for fiscal year 2015, any funds in the Aviation Security 
Capital Fund established by section 44923(h) of title 49, United States 
Code, may be used for the procurement and installation of explosives 
detection systems or for the issuance of other transaction agreements 
for the purpose of funding projects described in section 44923(a) of 
such title:  Provided further, That notwithstanding any other provision 
of law, mobile explosives detection equipment purchased and deployed 
using funds made available under this heading may be moved and 
redeployed to meet evolving passenger and baggage screening security 
priorities at airports:  Provided further, That none of the funds made 
available in this Act may be used for any recruiting or hiring of 
personnel into the Transportation

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Security Administration that would cause the agency to exceed a staffing 
level of 45,000 full-time equivalent screeners:  Provided further, That 
the preceding proviso shall not apply to personnel hired as part-time 
employees: <<NOTE: Deadline. Reports.>>   Provided further, That not 
later than 90 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the 
Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration shall submit 
to the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of 
Representatives a detailed report on--
            (1) the Department of Homeland Security efforts and 
        resources being devoted to develop more advanced integrated 
        passenger screening technologies for the most effective security 
        of passengers and baggage at the lowest possible operating and 
        acquisition costs, including projected funding levels for each 
        fiscal year for the next 5 years or until project completion, 
        whichever is earlier;
            (2) how the Transportation Security Administration is 
        deploying its existing passenger and baggage screener workforce 
        in the most cost effective manner; and
            (3) labor savings from the deployment of improved 
        technologies for passenger and baggage screening and how those 
        savings are being used to offset security costs or reinvested to 
        address security vulnerabilities:

  Provided further, <<NOTE: Deadlines. Reports.>>  That not later than 
April 15, 2015, the Administrator of the Transportation Security 
Administration shall submit to the Committees on Appropriations of the 
Senate and the House of Representatives, a semiannual report updating 
information on a strategy to increase the number of air passengers 
eligible for expedited screening, including:
            (1) specific benchmarks and performance measures to increase 
        participation in Pre-Check by air carriers, airports, and 
        passengers;
            (2) options to facilitate direct application for enrollment 
        in Pre-Check through the Transportation Security 
        Administration's Web site, airports, and other enrollment 
        locations;
            (3) use of third parties to pre-screen passengers for 
        expedited screening;
            (4) inclusion of populations already vetted by the 
        Transportation Security Administration and other trusted 
        populations as eligible for expedited screening;
            (5) resource implications of expedited passenger screening 
        resulting from the use of risk-based security methods; and
            (6) the total number and percentage of passengers using Pre-
        Check lanes who:
                    (A) have enrolled in Pre-Check since Transportation 
                Security Administration enrollment centers were 
                established;
                    (B) enrolled using the Transportation Security 
                Administration's Pre-Check application Web site;
                    (C) were enrolled as frequent flyers of a 
                participating airline;
                    (D) utilized Pre-Check as a result of their 
                enrollment in a Trusted Traveler program of United 
                States Customs and Border Protection;
                    (E) were selectively identified to participate in 
                expedited screening through the use of Managed Inclusion 
                in fiscal year 2014; and
                    (F) are enrolled in all other Pre-Check categories:

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  Provided further, That Members of the United States House of 
Representatives and United States Senate, including the leadership; the 
heads of Federal agencies and commissions, including the Secretary, 
Deputy Secretary, Under Secretaries, and Assistant Secretaries of the 
Department of Homeland Security; the United States Attorney General, 
Deputy Attorney General, Assistant Attorneys General, and the United 
States Attorneys; and senior members of the Executive Office of the 
President, including the Director of the Office of Management and 
Budget, shall not be exempt from Federal passenger and baggage 
screening.

                     surface transportation security

    For necessary expenses of the Transportation Security Administration 
related to surface transportation security activities, $123,749,000, to 
remain available until September 30, 2016.

                        intelligence and vetting

    For necessary expenses for the development and implementation of 
intelligence and vetting activities, $219,166,000, to remain available 
until September 30, 2016.

                     transportation security support

    For necessary expenses of the Transportation Security Administration 
related to transportation security support pursuant to the Aviation and 
Transportation Security Act (Public Law 107-71; 115 Stat. 597; 49 U.S.C. 
40101 note), $917,226,000, to remain available until September 30, 
2016: <<NOTE: Deadline. Reports.>>   Provided, That not later than 90 
days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Administrator of the 
Transportation Security Administration shall submit to the Committees on 
Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives--
            (1) a report providing evidence demonstrating that 
        behavioral indicators can be used to identify passengers who may 
        pose a threat to aviation security and the plans that will be 
        put into place to collect additional performance data; and
            (2) a report addressing each of the recommendations outlined 
        in the report entitled ``TSA Needs Additional Information Before 
        Procuring Next-Generation Systems'', published by the Government 
        Accountability Office on March 31, 2014, and describing the 
        steps the Transportation Security Administration is taking to 
        implement acquisition best practices, increase industry 
        engagement, and improve transparency with regard to technology 
        acquisition programs:

  Provided further, That of the funds provided under this heading, 
$25,000,000 shall be withheld from obligation for Headquarters 
Administration until the submission of the reports required by 
paragraphs (1) and (2) of the preceding proviso.

                               Coast Guard

                           operating expenses

    For necessary expenses for the operation and maintenance of the 
Coast Guard, not otherwise provided for; purchase or lease of not to 
exceed 25 passenger motor vehicles, which shall be for

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replacement only; purchase or lease of small boats for contingent and 
emergent requirements (at a unit cost of no more than $700,000) and 
repairs and service-life replacements, not to exceed a total of 
$31,000,000; purchase or lease of boats necessary for overseas 
deployments and activities; minor shore construction projects not 
exceeding $1,000,000 in total cost on any location; payments pursuant to 
section 156 of Public Law 97-377 (42 U.S.C. 402 note; 96 Stat. 
1920); <<NOTE: President. Designation.>>  and recreation and welfare; 
$7,043,318,000, of which $553,000,000 shall be for defense-related 
activities, of which $213,000,000 is designated 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 and shall be available only if the President 
subsequently so designates all such amounts and transmits such 
designations to the Congress; of which $24,500,000 shall be derived from 
the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund to carry out the purposes of section 
1012(a)(5) of the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (33 U.S.C. 2712(a)(5)); and 
of which not to exceed $15,300 shall be for official reception and 
representation expenses:  Provided, That none of the funds made 
available by this Act shall be for expenses incurred for recreational 
vessels under section 12114 of title 46, United States Code, except to 
the extent fees are collected from owners of yachts and credited to this 
appropriation:  Provided further, That to the extent fees are 
insufficient to pay expenses of recreational vessel documentation under 
such section 12114, and there is a backlog of recreational vessel 
applications, then personnel performing non-recreational vessel 
documentation functions under subchapter II of chapter 121 of title 46, 
United States Code, may perform documentation under section 
12114: <<NOTE: Investment plan.>>   Provided further, That of the funds 
provided under this heading, $85,000,000 shall be withheld from 
obligation for Coast Guard Headquarters Directorates until a future-
years capital investment plan for fiscal years 2016 through 2020, as 
specified under the heading ``Coast Guard, Acquisition, Construction, 
and Improvements'' of this Act, is submitted to the Committees on 
Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives:  Provided 
further, That funds made available under this heading for Overseas 
Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism may be allocated by 
program, project, and activity, notwithstanding section 503 of this Act: 
 Provided further, That, without regard to the limitation as to time and 
condition of section 503(d) of this Act, after June 30, up to 
$10,000,000 may be reprogrammed to or from Military Pay and Allowances 
in accordance with subsections (a), (b), and (c) of section 503.

                environmental compliance and restoration

    For necessary expenses to carry out the environmental compliance and 
restoration functions of the Coast Guard under chapter 19 of title 14, 
United States Code, $13,197,000, to remain available until September 30, 
2019.

                            reserve training

    For necessary expenses of the Coast Guard Reserve, as authorized by 
law; operations and maintenance of the Coast Guard reserve program; 
personnel and training costs; and equipment and services; $114,572,000.

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               acquisition, construction, and improvements

    For necessary expenses of acquisition, construction, renovation, and 
improvement of aids to navigation, shore facilities, vessels, and 
aircraft, including equipment related thereto; and maintenance, 
rehabilitation, lease, and operation of facilities and equipment; as 
authorized by law; $1,225,223,000; of which $20,000,000 shall be derived 
from the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund to carry out the purposes of 
section 1012(a)(5) of the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (33 U.S.C. 
2712(a)(5)); and of which the following amounts shall be available until 
September 30, 2019 (except as subsequently specified): $6,000,000 for 
military family housing; $824,347,000 to acquire, effect major repairs 
to, renovate, or improve vessels, small boats, and related equipment; 
$180,000,000 to acquire, effect major repairs to, renovate, or improve 
aircraft or increase aviation capability; $59,300,000 for other 
acquisition programs; $40,580,000 for shore facilities and aids to 
navigation, including facilities at Department of Defense installations 
used by the Coast Guard; and $114,996,000, to remain available until 
September 30, 2015, for personnel compensation and benefits and related 
costs:  Provided, That the funds provided by this Act shall be 
immediately available and allotted to contract for the production of the 
eighth National Security Cutter notwithstanding the availability of 
funds for post-production costs: <<NOTE: Investment plan. 14 USC 663 
note.>>   Provided further, That the Commandant of the Coast Guard shall 
submit to the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House 
of Representatives, the Committee on Commerce, Science, and 
Transportation of the Senate, and the Committee on Transportation and 
Infrastructure of the House of Representatives, at the time the 
President's budget proposal for fiscal year 2016 is submitted pursuant 
to section 1105(a) of title 31, United States Code, a future-years 
capital investment plan for the Coast Guard that identifies for each 
requested capital asset--

    (1) the proposed appropriations included in that budget;
    (2) the total estimated cost of completion, including and clearly 
delineating the costs of associated major acquisition systems 
infrastructure and transition to operations;
    (3) projected funding levels for each fiscal year for the next 5 
fiscal years or until acquisition program baseline or project 
completion, whichever is earlier;
    (4) an estimated completion date at the projected funding levels; 
and
    (5) a current acquisition program baseline for each capital asset, 
as applicable, that--
            (A) includes the total acquisition cost of each asset, 
        subdivided by fiscal year and including a detailed description 
        of the purpose of the proposed funding levels for each fiscal 
        year, including for each fiscal year funds requested for design, 
        pre-acquisition activities, production, structural 
        modifications, missionization, post-delivery, and transition to 
        operations costs;
            (B) includes a detailed project schedule through completion, 
        subdivided by fiscal year, that details--
                    (i) quantities planned for each fiscal year; and
                    (ii) major acquisition and project events, including 
                development of operational requirements, contracting 
                actions, design reviews, production, delivery, test and

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                evaluation, and transition to operations, including 
                necessary training, shore infrastructure, and logistics;
            (C) notes and explains any deviations in cost, performance 
        parameters, schedule, or estimated date of completion from the 
        original acquisition program baseline and the most recent 
        baseline approved by the Department of Homeland Security's 
        Acquisition Review Board, if applicable;
            (D) aligns the acquisition of each asset to mission 
        requirements by defining existing capabilities of comparable 
        legacy assets, identifying known capability gaps between such 
        existing capabilities and stated mission requirements, and 
        explaining how the acquisition of each asset will address such 
        known capability gaps;
            (E) defines life-cycle costs for each asset and the date of 
        the estimate on which such costs are based, including all 
        associated costs of major acquisitions systems infrastructure 
        and transition to operations, delineated by purpose and fiscal 
        year for the projected service life of the asset;
            (F) includes the earned value management system summary 
        schedule performance index and cost performance index for each 
        asset, if applicable; and
            (G) includes a phase-out and decommissioning schedule 
        delineated by fiscal year for each existing legacy asset that 
        each asset is intended to replace or recapitalize:

  Provided further, That the Commandant of the Coast Guard shall ensure 
that amounts specified in the future-years capital investment plan are 
consistent, to the maximum extent practicable, with proposed 
appropriations necessary to support the programs, projects, and 
activities of the Coast Guard in the President's budget proposal for 
fiscal year 2016, submitted pursuant to section 1105(a) of title 31, 
United States Code:  Provided further, That any inconsistencies between 
the capital investment plan and proposed appropriations shall be 
identified and justified:  Provided further, That the Director of the 
Office of Management and Budget shall not delay the submission of the 
capital investment plan referred to by the preceding 
provisos: <<NOTE: Time period. Review.>>   Provided further, That the 
Director of the Office of Management and Budget shall have no more than 
a single period of 10 consecutive business days to review the capital 
investment plan prior to submission: <<NOTE: Notifications. Review.>>   
Provided further, That the Secretary of Homeland Security shall notify 
the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of 
Representatives, the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation 
of the Senate, and the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure of 
the House of Representatives one day after the capital investment plan 
is submitted to the Office of Management and Budget for review and the 
Director of the Office of Management and Budget shall notify the 
Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of 
Representatives, the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation 
of the Senate, and the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure of 
the House of Representatives when such review is 
completed: <<NOTE: Applicability.>>   Provided further, That subsections 
(a) and (b) of section 6402 of Public Law 110-28 shall hereafter apply 
with respect to the amounts made available under this heading.

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               research, development, test, and evaluation

    For necessary expenses for applied scientific research, development, 
test, and evaluation; and for maintenance, rehabilitation, lease, and 
operation of facilities and equipment; as authorized by law; 
$17,892,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017, of which 
$500,000 shall be derived from the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund to 
carry out the purposes of section 1012(a)(5) of the Oil Pollution Act of 
1990 (33 U.S.C. 2712(a)(5)):  Provided, That there may be credited to 
and used for the purposes of this appropriation funds received from 
State and local governments, other public authorities, private sources, 
and foreign countries for expenses incurred for research, development, 
testing, and evaluation.

                               retired pay

    For retired pay, including the payment of obligations otherwise 
chargeable to lapsed appropriations for this purpose, payments under the 
Retired Serviceman's Family Protection and Survivor Benefits Plans, 
payment for career status bonuses, concurrent receipts, and combat-
related special compensation under the National Defense Authorization 
Act, and payments for medical care of retired personnel and their 
dependents under chapter 55 of title 10, United States Code, 
$1,450,626,000, to remain available until expended.

                      United States Secret Service

                          salaries and expenses

    For necessary expenses of the United States Secret Service, 
including purchase of not to exceed 652 vehicles for police-type use for 
replacement only; hire of passenger motor vehicles; purchase of 
motorcycles made in the United States; hire of aircraft; services of 
expert witnesses at such rates as may be determined by the Director of 
the United States Secret Service; rental of buildings in the District of 
Columbia, and fencing, lighting, guard booths, and other facilities on 
private or other property not in Government ownership or control, as may 
be necessary to perform protective functions; payment of per diem or 
subsistence allowances to employees in cases in which a protective 
assignment on the actual day or days of the visit of a protectee 
requires an employee to work 16 hours per day or to remain overnight at 
a post of duty; conduct of and participation in firearms matches; 
presentation of awards; travel of United States Secret Service employees 
on protective missions without regard to the limitations on such 
expenditures in this or any other Act if approval is obtained in advance 
from the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of 
Representatives; research and development; grants to conduct behavioral 
research in support of protective research and operations; and payment 
in advance for commercial accommodations as may be necessary to perform 
protective functions; $1,615,860,000; of which not to exceed $19,125 
shall be for official reception and representation expenses; of which 
not to exceed $100,000 shall be to provide technical assistance and 
equipment to foreign law enforcement organizations in counterfeit 
investigations; of which $2,366,000 shall be for forensic and related 
support of investigations of missing and exploited children; of which 
$6,000,000 shall be

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for a grant for activities related to investigations of missing and 
exploited children and shall remain available until September 30, 2016; 
and of which not less than $12,000,000 shall be for activities related 
to training in electronic crimes investigations and forensics:  
Provided, That $18,000,000 for protective travel shall remain available 
until September 30, 2016:  Provided further, That $4,500,000 for 
National Special Security Events shall remain available until September 
30, 2016:  Provided further, That the United States Secret Service is 
authorized to obligate funds in anticipation of reimbursements from 
Federal agencies and entities, as defined in section 105 of title 5, 
United States Code, for personnel receiving training sponsored by the 
James J. Rowley Training Center, except that total obligations at the 
end of the fiscal year shall not exceed total budgetary resources 
available under this heading at the end of the fiscal 
year: <<NOTE: Waiver authority.>>   Provided further, That none of the 
funds made available under this heading shall be available to compensate 
any employee for overtime in an annual amount in excess of $35,000, 
except that the Secretary of Homeland Security, or the designee of the 
Secretary, may waive that amount as necessary for national security 
purposes:  Provided further, That none of the funds made available to 
the United States Secret Service by this Act or by previous 
appropriations Acts may be made available for the protection of the head 
of a Federal agency other than the Secretary of Homeland 
Security: <<NOTE: Contracts.>>   Provided further, That the Director of 
the United States Secret Service may enter into an agreement to provide 
such protection on a fully reimbursable 
basis: <<NOTE: Notification. Deadline.>>   Provided further, That none 
of the funds made available to the United States Secret Service by this 
Act or by previous appropriations Acts may be obligated for the purpose 
of opening a new permanent domestic or overseas office or location 
unless the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of 
Representatives are notified 15 days in advance of such 
obligation: <<NOTE: Deadline. Reports.>>   Provided further, That not 
later than 90 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Director 
of the United States Secret Service shall submit to the Committees on 
Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives, a report 
providing evidence that the United States Secret Service has 
sufficiently reviewed its professional standards of conduct; and has 
issued new guidance and procedures for the conduct of employees when 
engaged in overseas operations and protective missions, consistent with 
the critical missions of, and the unique position of public trust 
occupied by, the United States Secret Service:  Provided further, That 
of the funds provided under this heading, $10,000,000 shall be withheld 
from obligation for Headquarters, Management and Administration until 
such report is submitted:  Provided further, That for purposes of 
section 503(b) of this Act, $15,000,000 or 10 percent, whichever is 
less, may be transferred between Protection of Persons and Facilities 
and Domestic Field Operations.

      acquisition, construction, improvements, and related expenses

    For necessary expenses for acquisition, construction, repair, 
alteration, and improvement of physical and technological 
infrastructure, $49,935,000; of which $5,380,000, to remain available 
until September 30, 2019, shall be for acquisition, construction, 
improvement, and maintenance of the James J. Rowley Training

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Center; and of which $44,555,000, to remain available until September 
30, 2017, shall be for Information Integration and Technology 
Transformation program execution.

                                TITLE III

            PROTECTION, PREPAREDNESS, RESPONSE, AND RECOVERY

              National Protection and Programs Directorate

                      management and administration

    For salaries and expenses of the Office of the Under Secretary for 
the National Protection and Programs Directorate, support for 
operations, and information technology, $61,651,000:  Provided, That not 
to exceed $3,825 shall be for official reception and representation 
expenses:  Provided further, That the President's budget proposal for 
fiscal year 2016, submitted pursuant to section 1105(a) of title 31, 
United States Code, shall be detailed by office, and by program, 
project, and activity level, for the National Protection and Programs 
Directorate.

           infrastructure protection and information security

    For necessary expenses for infrastructure protection and information 
security programs and activities, as authorized by title II of the 
Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 121 et seq.), $1,188,679,000, of 
which $225,000,000 shall remain available until September 30, 2016:  
Provided, That if, due to delays in contract actions, the National 
Protection and Programs Directorate will not fully obligate funds for 
Federal Network Security or for Network Security Deployment program, 
project, and activities as provided in the accompanying statement and 
section 548 of this Act, such funds may be applied to Next Generation 
Networks program, project, and activities, notwithstanding section 503 
of this Act.

                       federal protective service

    The revenues and collections of security fees credited to this 
account shall be available until expended for necessary expenses related 
to the protection of federally owned and leased buildings and for the 
operations of the Federal Protective Service: <<NOTE: Strategic plan.>>  
 Provided, That the Director of the Federal Protective Service shall 
submit at the time the President's budget proposal for fiscal year 2016 
is submitted pursuant to section 1105(a) of title 31, United States 
Code, a strategic human capital plan that aligns fee collections to 
personnel requirements based on a current threat assessment.

                 office of biometric identity management

    For necessary expenses for the Office of Biometric Identity 
Management, as authorized by section 7208 of the Intelligence Reform and 
Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 (8 U.S.C. 1365b), $252,056,000:  
Provided, That of the total amount made available under this heading, 
$122,150,000 shall remain available until September 30, 2017.

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                        Office of Health Affairs

    For necessary expenses of the Office of Health Affairs, 
$129,358,000; of which $26,148,000 is for salaries and expenses and 
$86,891,000 is for BioWatch operations:  Provided, That of the amount 
made available under this heading, $16,319,000 shall remain available 
until September 30, 2016, for biosurveillance, chemical defense, medical 
and health planning and coordination, and workforce health protection:  
Provided further, That not to exceed $2,250 shall be for official 
reception and representation expenses.

                   Federal Emergency Management Agency

                          salaries and expenses

    For necessary expenses of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, 
$934,396,000, including activities authorized by the National Flood 
Insurance Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 4001 et seq.), the Robert T. Stafford 
Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq.), 
the Cerro Grande Fire Assistance Act of 2000 (division C, title I, 114 
Stat. 583), the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of 1977 (42 U.S.C. 7701 
et seq.), the Defense Production Act of 1950 (50 U.S.C. App. 2061 et 
seq.), sections 107 and 303 of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 
U.S.C. 404, 405), Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1978 (5 U.S.C. App.), the 
National Dam Safety Program Act (33 U.S.C. 467 et seq.), the Homeland 
Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 101 et seq.), the Implementing 
Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 (Public Law 110-53), 
the Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act of 1974 (15 U.S.C. 2201 et 
seq.), the Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act of 2006 (Public 
Law 109-295; 120 Stat. 1394), the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform 
Act of 2012 (Public Law 112-141, 126 Stat. 916), and the Homeowner Flood 
Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 (Public Law 113-89):  Provided, That 
not to exceed $2,250 shall be for official reception and representation 
expenses:  Provided further, That of the total amount made available 
under this heading, $35,180,000 shall be for the Urban Search and Rescue 
Response System, of which none is available for Federal Emergency 
Management Agency administrative costs:  Provided further, That of the 
total amount made available under this heading, $30,000,000 shall remain 
available until September 30, 2016, for capital improvements and other 
expenses related to continuity of operations at the Mount Weather 
Emergency Operations Center:  Provided further, That of the total amount 
made available, $3,400,000 shall be for the Office of National Capital 
Region Coordination:  Provided further, That of the total amount made 
available under this heading, not less than $4,000,000 shall remain 
available until September 30, 2016, for expenses related to 
modernization of automated systems.

                        state and local programs

    For grants, contracts, cooperative agreements, and other activities, 
$1,500,000,000, which shall be allocated as follows:
            (1) $467,000,000 shall be for the State Homeland Security 
        Grant Program under section 2004 of the Homeland Security Act of 
        2002 (6 U.S.C. 605), of which not less than $55,000,000

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        shall be for Operation Stonegarden: <<NOTE: Puerto Rico.>>   
        Provided, That notwithstanding subsection (c)(4) of such section 
        2004, for fiscal year 2015, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico 
        shall make available to local and tribal governments amounts 
        provided to the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico under this paragraph 
        in accordance with subsection (c)(1) of such section 2004.
            (2) $600,000,000 shall be for the Urban Area Security 
        Initiative under section 2003 of the Homeland Security Act of 
        2002 (6 U.S.C. 604), of which not less than $13,000,000 shall be 
        for organizations (as described under section 501(c)(3) of the 
        Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and exempt from tax under section 
        501(a) of such code) determined by the Secretary of Homeland 
        Security to be at high risk of a terrorist attack.
            (3) $100,000,000 shall be for Public Transportation Security 
        Assistance, Railroad Security Assistance, and Over-the-Road Bus 
        Security Assistance under sections 1406, 1513, and 1532 of the 
        Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 
        (Public Law 110-53; 6 U.S.C. 1135, 1163, and 1182), of which not 
        less than $10,000,000 shall be for Amtrak security and 
        $3,000,000 shall be for Over-the-Road Bus Security:  Provided, 
        That such public transportation security assistance shall be 
        provided directly to public transportation agencies.
            (4) $100,000,000 shall be for Port Security Grants in 
        accordance with 46 U.S.C. 70107.
            (5) $233,000,000 shall be to sustain current operations for 
        training, exercises, technical assistance, and other programs, 
        of which $162,991,000 shall be for training of State, local, and 
        tribal emergency response providers:

  Provided, <<NOTE: Grants. Deadlines.>>  That for grants under 
paragraphs (1) through (4), applications for grants shall be made 
available to eligible applicants not later than 60 days after the date 
of enactment of this Act, that eligible applicants shall submit 
applications not later than 80 days after the grant announcement, and 
the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency shall act 
within 65 days after the receipt of an application:  Provided further, 
That notwithstanding section 2008(a)(11) of the Homeland Security Act of 
2002 (6 U.S.C. 609(a)(11)) or any other provision of law, a grantee may 
not use more than 5 percent of the amount of a grant made available 
under this heading for expenses directly related to administration of 
the grant: <<NOTE: Reports.>>   Provided further, That for grants under 
paragraphs (1) and (2), the installation of communications towers is not 
considered construction of a building or other physical facility:  
Provided further, That grantees shall provide reports on their use of 
funds, as determined necessary by the Secretary of Homeland Security:  
Provided further, That notwithstanding section 509 of this Act, the 
Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency may use the 
funds provided in paragraph (5) to acquire real property for the purpose 
of establishing or appropriately extending the security buffer zones 
around Federal Emergency Management Agency training facilities.

                      firefighter assistance grants

    For grants for programs authorized by the Federal Fire Prevention 
and Control Act of 1974 (15 U.S.C. 2201 et seq.), $680,000,000, to 
remain available until September 30, 2016, of which $340,000,000 shall 
be available to carry out section 33 of that Act (15 U.S.C.

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2229) and $340,000,000 shall be available to carry out section 34 of 
that Act (15 U.S.C. 2229a).

                 emergency management performance grants

    For emergency management performance grants, as authorized by the 
National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 4001 et seq.), the 
Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 
U.S.C. 5121 et seq.), the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of 1977 (42 
U.S.C. 7701 et seq.), and Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1978 (5 U.S.C. 
App.), $350,000,000.

               radiological emergency preparedness program

    The aggregate charges assessed during fiscal year 2015, as 
authorized in title III of the Departments of Veterans Affairs and 
Housing and Urban Development, and Independent Agencies Appropriations 
Act, 1999 (42 U.S.C. 5196e), shall not be less than 100 percent of the 
amounts anticipated by the Department of Homeland Security necessary for 
its radiological emergency preparedness program for the next fiscal 
year: <<NOTE: Fees.>>   Provided, That the methodology for assessment 
and collection of fees shall be fair and equitable and shall reflect 
costs of providing such services, including administrative costs of 
collecting such fees:  Provided further, That fees received under this 
heading shall be deposited in this account as offsetting collections and 
will become available for authorized purposes on October 1, 2015, and 
remain available until expended.

                    united states fire administration

    For necessary expenses of the United States Fire Administration and 
for other purposes, as authorized by the Federal Fire Prevention and 
Control Act of 1974 (15 U.S.C. 2201 et seq.) and the Homeland Security 
Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 101 et seq.), $44,000,000.

                          disaster relief fund

                      (including transfer of funds)

    For necessary expenses in carrying out the Robert T. Stafford 
Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq.), 
$7,033,464,494, to remain available until expended, of which $24,000,000 
shall be transferred to the Department of Homeland Security Office of 
Inspector General for audits and investigations related to 
disasters: <<NOTE: Reports.>>   Provided, That the Administrator of the 
Federal Emergency Management Agency shall submit to the Committees on 
Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives the 
following reports, including a specific description of the methodology 
and the source data used in developing such reports:

    (1) <<NOTE: Estimates.>>  an estimate of the following amounts shall 
be submitted for the budget year at the time that the President's budget 
proposal for fiscal year 2016 is submitted pursuant to section 1105(a) 
of title 31, United States Code:
            (A) the unobligated balance of funds to be carried over from 
        the prior fiscal year to the budget year;

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            (B) the unobligated balance of funds to be carried over from 
        the budget year to the budget year plus 1;
            (C) the amount of obligations for non-catastrophic events 
        for the budget year;
            (D) the amount of obligations for the budget year for 
        catastrophic events delineated by event and by State;
            (E) the total amount that has been previously obligated or 
        will be required for catastrophic events delineated by event and 
        by State for all prior years, the current year, the budget year, 
        the budget year plus 1, the budget year plus 2, and the budget 
        year plus 3 and beyond;
            (F) the amount of previously obligated funds that will be 
        recovered for the budget year;
            (G) the amount that will be required for obligations for 
        emergencies, as described in section 102(1) of the Robert T. 
        Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 
        5122(1)), major disasters, as described in section 102(2) of the 
        Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act 
        (42 U.S.C. 5122(2)), fire management assistance grants, as 
        described in section 420 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster 
        Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5187), surge 
        activities, and disaster readiness and support activities; and
            (H) the amount required for activities not covered under 
        section 251(b)(2)(D)(iii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency 
        Deficit Control Act of 1985 (2 U.S.C. 901(b)(2)(D)(iii); Public 
        Law 99-177);

    (2) <<NOTE: Estimates. Deadlines. Web posting.>>  an estimate or 
actual amounts, if available, of the following for the current fiscal 
year shall be submitted not later than the fifth day of each month, and 
shall be published by the Administrator on the Agency's Web site not 
later than the fifth day of each month:
            (A) a summary of the amount of appropriations made available 
        by source, the transfers executed, the previously allocated 
        funds recovered, and the commitments, allocations, and 
        obligations made;
            (B) a table of disaster relief activity delineated by month, 
        including--
                    (i) the beginning and ending balances;
                    (ii) the total obligations to include amounts 
                obligated for fire assistance, emergencies, surge, and 
                disaster support activities;
                    (iii) the obligations for catastrophic events 
                delineated by event and by State; and
                    (iv) the amount of previously obligated funds that 
                are recovered;
            (C) a summary of allocations, obligations, and expenditures 
        for catastrophic events delineated by event;
            (D) <<NOTE: Hurricane Sandy.>>  in addition, for a disaster 
        declaration related to Hurricane Sandy, the cost of the 
        following categories of spending: public assistance, individual 
        assistance, mitigation, administrative, operations, and any 
        other relevant category (including emergency measures and 
        disaster resources); and
            (E) the date on which funds appropriated will be exhausted:

  Provided further, <<NOTE: Web posting. Deadline. Grants.>>  That the 
Administrator shall publish on the Agency's Web site not later than 5 
days after an award of a public assistance grant under section 406 of 
the Robert T. Stafford

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Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5172) the 
specifics of the grant award: <<NOTE: Deadline. Web posting.>>   
Provided further, That for any mission assignment or mission assignment 
task order to another Federal department or agency regarding a major 
disaster, not later than 5 days after the issuance of the mission 
assignment or task order, the Administrator shall publish on the 
Agency's website the following: the name of the impacted State and the 
disaster declaration for such State, the assigned agency, the assistance 
requested, a description of the disaster, the total cost estimate, and 
the amount obligated:  Provided further, That not later than 10 days 
after the last day of each month until the mission assignment or task 
order is completed and closed out, the Administrator shall update any 
changes to the total cost estimate and the amount obligated:  Provided 
further, That of the amount provided under this heading, $6,437,792,622 
shall be for major disasters declared pursuant to the Robert T. Stafford 
Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq.):  
Provided further, That the amount in the preceding proviso 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.

             flood hazard mapping and risk analysis program

    For necessary expenses, including administrative costs, under 
section 1360 of the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 
4101), and under sections 100215, 100216, 100226, 100230, and 100246 of 
the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012, (Public Law 112-
141, 126 Stat. 916), $100,000,000, and such additional sums as may be 
provided by State and local governments or other political subdivisions 
for cost-shared mapping activities under section 1360(f)(2) of such Act 
(42 U.S.C. 4101(f)(2)), to remain available until expended.

                      national flood insurance fund

    For activities under the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 (42 
U.S.C. 4001 et seq.), the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973 (42 
U.S.C. 4001 et seq.), the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 
2012 (subtitle A of title II of division F of Public Law 112-141; 126 
Stat. 916), and the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 
(Public Law 113-89; 128 Stat. 1020), $179,294,000, which shall remain 
available until September 30, 2016, and shall be derived from offsetting 
amounts collected under section 1308(d) of the National Flood Insurance 
Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 4015(d)); which is available for salaries and 
expenses associated with flood mitigation and flood insurance 
operations; and floodplain management and additional amounts for flood 
mapping:  Provided, That of such amount, $23,759,000 shall be available 
for salaries and expenses associated with flood mitigation and flood 
insurance operations and $155,535,000 shall be available for flood plain 
management and flood mapping:  Provided further, That any additional 
fees collected pursuant to section 1308(d) of the National Flood 
Insurance Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 4015(d)) shall be credited as an 
offsetting collection to this account, to be available for flood plain 
management and flood mapping:  Provided further, That in fiscal year 
2015, no funds shall be available from the National Flood Insurance Fund 
under section 1310 of the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 (42 
U.S.C. 4017) in excess of:

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    (1) $136,000,000 for operating expenses;
    (2) $1,139,000,000 for commissions and taxes of agents;
    (3) such sums as are necessary for interest on Treasury borrowings; 
and
    (4) $150,000,000, which shall remain available until expended, for 
flood mitigation actions and for flood mitigation assistance under 
section 1366 of the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 
4104c), notwithstanding sections 1366(e) and 1310(a)(7) of such Act (42 
U.S.C. 4104c(e), 4017):
  Provided further, That the amounts collected under section 102 of the 
Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973 (42 U.S.C. 4012a) and section 
1366(e) of the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 shall be deposited 
in the National Flood Insurance Fund to supplement other amounts 
specified as available for section 1366 of the National Flood Insurance 
Act of 1968, notwithstanding section 102(f)(8), section 1366(e), and 
paragraphs (1) through (3) of section 1367(b) of such Act (42 U.S.C. 
4012a(f)(8), 4104c(e), 4104d(b)(1)-(3)):  Provided further, That total 
administrative costs shall not exceed 4 percent of the total 
appropriation:  Provided further, That $5,000,000 is available to carry 
out section 24 of the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 
2014 (42 U.S.C. 4033).

                  national predisaster mitigation fund

    For the predisaster mitigation grant program under section 203 of 
the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 
U.S.C. 5133), $25,000,000, to remain available until expended.

                       emergency food and shelter

    To carry out the emergency food and shelter program pursuant to 
title III of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 11331 
et seq.), $120,000,000, to remain available until expended:  Provided, 
That total administrative costs shall not exceed 3.5 percent of the 
total amount made available under this heading.

                                TITLE IV

              RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, TRAINING, AND SERVICES

           United States Citizenship and Immigration Services

    For necessary expenses for citizenship and immigration services, 
$124,435,000 for the E-Verify Program, as described in section 403(a) of 
the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 
(8 U.S.C. 1324a note), to assist United States employers with 
maintaining a legal workforce:  Provided, That, notwithstanding any 
other provision of law, funds otherwise made available to United States 
Citizenship and Immigration Services may be used to acquire, operate, 
equip, and dispose of up to 5 vehicles, for replacement only, for areas 
where the Administrator of General Services does not provide vehicles 
for lease:  Provided further, That the Director of United States 
Citizenship and Immigration Services may authorize employees who are 
assigned to those areas to use such vehicles to travel between the 
employees' residences and places of employment.

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                 Federal Law Enforcement Training Center

                          salaries and expenses

    For necessary expenses of the Federal Law Enforcement Training 
Center, including materials and support costs of Federal law enforcement 
basic training; the purchase of not to exceed 117 vehicles for police-
type use and hire of passenger motor vehicles; expenses for student 
athletic and related activities; the conduct of and participation in 
firearms matches and presentation of awards; public awareness and 
enhancement of community support of law enforcement training; room and 
board for student interns; a flat monthly reimbursement to employees 
authorized to use personal mobile phones for official duties; and 
services as authorized by section 3109 of title 5, United States Code; 
$230,497,000; of which up to $54,154,000 shall remain available until 
September 30, 2016, for materials and support costs of Federal law 
enforcement basic training; of which $300,000 shall remain available 
until expended to be distributed to Federal law enforcement agencies for 
expenses incurred participating in training accreditation; and of which 
not to exceed $7,180 shall be for official reception and representation 
expenses:  Provided, That the Center is authorized to obligate funds in 
anticipation of reimbursements from agencies receiving training 
sponsored by the Center, except that total obligations at the end of the 
fiscal year shall not exceed total budgetary resources available at the 
end of the fiscal year:  Provided further, That section 1202(a) of 
Public Law 107-206 (42 U.S.C. 3771 note), as amended under this heading 
in division F of Public Law 113-76, is further amended by striking 
``December 31, 2016'' and inserting ``December 31, 2017'':  Provided 
further, That the Director of the Federal Law Enforcement Training 
Center shall schedule basic or advanced law enforcement training, or 
both, at all four training facilities under the control of the Federal 
Law Enforcement Training Center to ensure that such training facilities 
are operated at the highest capacity throughout the fiscal year:  
Provided further, That the Federal Law Enforcement Training 
Accreditation Board, including representatives from the Federal law 
enforcement community and non-Federal accreditation experts involved in 
law enforcement training, shall lead the Federal law enforcement 
training accreditation process to continue the implementation of 
measuring and assessing the quality and effectiveness of Federal law 
enforcement training programs, facilities, and instructors.

     acquisitions, construction, improvements, and related expenses

    For acquisition of necessary additional real property and 
facilities, construction, and ongoing maintenance, facility 
improvements, and related expenses of the Federal Law Enforcement 
Training Center, $27,841,000, to remain available until September 30, 
2019:  Provided, That the Center is authorized to accept reimbursement 
to this appropriation from government agencies requesting the 
construction of special use facilities.

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                         Science and Technology

                      management and administration

    For salaries and expenses of the Office of the Under Secretary for 
Science and Technology and for management and administration of programs 
and activities, as authorized by title III of the Homeland Security Act 
of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 181 et seq.), $129,993,000:  Provided, That not to 
exceed $7,650 shall be for official reception and representation 
expenses.

           research, development, acquisition, and operations

    For necessary expenses for science and technology research, 
including advanced research projects, development, test and evaluation, 
acquisition, and operations as authorized by title III of the Homeland 
Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 181 et seq.), and the purchase or lease 
of not to exceed 5 vehicles, $973,915,000; of which $538,926,000 shall 
remain available until September 30, 2017; and of which $434,989,000 
shall remain available until September 30, 2019, solely for operation 
and construction of laboratory facilities:  Provided, That of the funds 
provided for the operation and construction of laboratory facilities 
under this heading, $300,000,000 shall be for construction of the 
National Bio- and Agro-defense Facility.

                    Domestic Nuclear Detection Office

                      management and administration

    For salaries and expenses of the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office, 
as authorized by title XIX of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 
U.S.C. 591 et seq.), for management and administration of programs and 
activities, $37,339,000:  Provided, That not to exceed $2,250 shall be 
for official reception and representation expenses.

                  research, development, and operations

    For necessary expenses for radiological and nuclear research, 
development, testing, evaluation, and operations, $197,900,000, to 
remain available until September 30, 2017.

                           systems acquisition

    For necessary expenses for the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 
acquisition and deployment of radiological detection systems in 
accordance with the global nuclear detection architecture, $72,603,000, 
to remain available until September 30, 2017.

                                 TITLE V

                           GENERAL PROVISIONS

                    (including rescissions of funds)

    Sec. 501.  No part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall 
remain available for obligation beyond the current fiscal year unless 
expressly so provided herein.

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    Sec. 502.  Subject to the requirements of section 503 of this Act, 
the unexpended balances of prior appropriations provided for activities 
in this Act may be transferred to appropriation accounts for such 
activities established pursuant to this Act, may be merged with funds in 
the applicable established accounts, and thereafter may be accounted for 
as one fund for the same time period as originally enacted.
    Sec. 503. (a) None of the funds provided by this Act, provided by 
previous appropriations Acts to the agencies in or transferred to the 
Department of Homeland Security that remain available for obligation or 
expenditure in fiscal year 2015, or provided from any accounts in the 
Treasury of the United States derived by the collection of fees 
available to the agencies funded by this Act, shall be available for 
obligation or expenditure through a reprogramming of funds that:
            (1) creates a new program, project, or activity;
            (2) eliminates a program, project, office, or activity;
            (3) increases funds for any program, project, or activity 
        for which funds have been denied or restricted by the Congress;
            (4) proposes to use funds directed for a specific activity 
        by either of the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate or 
        the House of Representatives for a different purpose; or
            (5) <<NOTE: Contracts. Notification. Deadline.>>  contracts 
        out any function or activity for which funding levels were 
        requested for Federal full-time equivalents in the object 
        classification tables contained in the fiscal year 2015 Budget 
        Appendix for the Department of Homeland Security, as modified by 
        the report accompanying this Act, unless the Committees on 
        Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives 
        are notified 15 days in advance of such reprogramming of funds.

    (b) None of the funds provided by this Act, provided by previous 
appropriations Acts to the agencies in or transferred to the Department 
of Homeland Security that remain available for obligation or expenditure 
in fiscal year 2015, or provided from any accounts in the Treasury of 
the United States derived by the collection of fees or proceeds 
available to the agencies funded by this Act, shall be available for 
obligation or expenditure for programs, projects, or activities through 
a reprogramming of funds in excess of $5,000,000 or 10 percent, 
whichever is less, that:
            (1) augments existing programs, projects, or activities;
            (2) reduces by 10 percent funding for any existing program, 
        project, or activity;
            (3) reduces by 10 percent the numbers of personnel approved 
        by the Congress; or
            (4) <<NOTE: Notification. Deadline.>>  results from any 
        general savings from a reduction in personnel that would result 
        in a change in existing programs, projects, or activities as 
        approved by the Congress, unless the Committees on 
        Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives 
        are notified 15 days in advance of such reprogramming of funds.

    (c) Not to exceed 5 percent of any appropriation made available for 
the current fiscal year for the Department of Homeland Security by this 
Act or provided by previous appropriations Acts may be transferred 
between such appropriations, but no such appropriation, except as 
otherwise specifically provided, shall be increased by more than 10 
percent by such transfers: <<NOTE: Notification. Deadline.>>   Provided, 
That any transfer under this section shall be treated as a reprogramming 
of funds

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under subsection (b) and shall not be available for obligation unless 
the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of 
Representatives are notified 15 days in advance of such transfer.

    (d) Notwithstanding subsections (a), (b), and (c) of this section, 
no funds shall be reprogrammed within or transferred between 
appropriations based upon an initial notification provided after June 
30, except in extraordinary circumstances that imminently threaten the 
safety of human life or the protection of property.
    (e) <<NOTE: Applicability.>>  The notification thresholds and 
procedures set forth in this section shall apply to any use of 
deobligated balances of funds provided in previous Department of 
Homeland Security Appropriations Acts.

    Sec. 504. <<NOTE: 31 USC 501 note.>>  The Department of Homeland 
Security Working Capital Fund, established pursuant to section 403 of 
Public Law 103-356 (31 U.S.C. 501 note), shall continue operations as a 
permanent working capital fund for fiscal year 2015:  Provided, That 
none of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available to the 
Department of Homeland Security may be used to make payments to the 
Working Capital Fund, except for the activities and amounts allowed in 
the President's fiscal year 2015 budget:  Provided further, That funds 
provided to the Working Capital Fund shall be available for obligation 
until expended to carry out the purposes of the Working Capital Fund:  
Provided further, That all departmental components shall be charged only 
for direct usage of each Working Capital Fund service:  Provided 
further, That funds provided to the Working Capital Fund shall be used 
only for purposes consistent with the contributing 
component: <<NOTE: Notification.>>   Provided further, That the Working 
Capital Fund shall be paid in advance or reimbursed at rates which will 
return the full cost of each service:  Provided further, That the 
Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and House of Representatives 
shall be notified of any activity added to or removed from the 
fund: <<NOTE: Execution report. Deadlines.>>   Provided further, That 
the Chief Financial Officer of the Department of Homeland Security shall 
submit a quarterly execution report with activity level detail, not 
later than 30 days after the end of each quarter.

    Sec. 505. Except as otherwise specifically provided by law, not to 
exceed 50 percent of unobligated balances remaining available at the end 
of fiscal year 2015, as recorded in the financial records at the time of 
a reprogramming request, but not later than June 30, 2016, from 
appropriations for salaries and expenses for fiscal year 2015 in this 
Act shall remain available through September 30, 2016, in the account 
and for the purposes for which the appropriations were 
provided: <<NOTE: Approval request.>>   Provided, That prior to the 
obligation of such funds, a request shall be submitted to the Committees 
on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives for 
approval in accordance with section 503 of this Act.

    Sec. 506.  Funds made available by this Act for intelligence 
activities are deemed to be specifically authorized by the Congress for 
purposes of section 504 of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C. 
414) during fiscal year 2015 until the enactment of an Act authorizing 
intelligence activities for fiscal year 2015.
    Sec. 507. (a) Except as provided in subsections (b) and (c), none of 
the funds made available by this Act may be used to--
            (1) make or award a grant allocation, grant, contract, other 
        transaction agreement, or task or delivery order on a Department 
        of Homeland Security multiple award contract, or to issue a 
        letter of intent totaling in excess of $1,000,000;

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            (2) award a task or delivery order requiring an obligation 
        of funds in an amount greater than $10,000,000 from multi-year 
        Department of Homeland Security funds;
            (3) make a sole-source grant award; or
            (4) announce publicly the intention to make or award items 
        under paragraph (1), (2), or (3) including a contract covered by 
        the Federal Acquisition Regulation.

    (b) <<NOTE: Waiver authority. Notification. Deadline.>>  The 
Secretary of Homeland Security may waive the prohibition under 
subsection (a) if the Secretary notifies the Committees on 
Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives at least 3 
full business days in advance of making an award or issuing a letter as 
described in that subsection.

    (c) <<NOTE: Determination. Notification. Deadline.>>  If the 
Secretary of Homeland Security determines that compliance with this 
section would pose a substantial risk to human life, health, or safety, 
an award may be made without notification, and the Secretary shall 
notify the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of 
Representatives not later than 5 full business days after such an award 
is made or letter issued.

    (d) A notification under this section--
            (1) may not involve funds that are not available for 
        obligation; and
            (2) shall include the amount of the award; the fiscal year 
        for which the funds for the award were appropriated; the type of 
        contract; and the account from which the funds are being drawn.

    (e) <<NOTE: Briefing. Deadline.>>  The Administrator of the Federal 
Emergency Management Agency shall brief the Committees on Appropriations 
of the Senate and the House of Representatives 5 full business days in 
advance of announcing publicly the intention of making an award under 
``State and Local Programs''.

    Sec. 508. <<NOTE: Contracts.>>  Notwithstanding any other provision 
of law, no agency shall purchase, construct, or lease any additional 
facilities, except within or contiguous to existing locations, to be 
used for the purpose of conducting Federal law enforcement training 
without the advance approval of the Committees on Appropriations of the 
Senate and the House of Representatives, except that the Federal Law 
Enforcement Training Center is authorized to obtain the temporary use of 
additional facilities by lease, contract, or other agreement for 
training that cannot be accommodated in existing Center facilities.

    Sec. 509.  None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made 
available by this Act may be used for expenses for any construction, 
repair, alteration, or acquisition project for which a prospectus 
otherwise required under chapter 33 of title 40, United States Code, has 
not been approved, except that necessary funds may be expended for each 
project for required expenses for the development of a proposed 
prospectus.
    Sec. 510. <<NOTE: Applicability.>>  (a) Sections 520, 522, and 530 
of the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2008 
(division E of Public Law 110-161; 121 Stat. 2073 and 2074) shall apply 
with respect to funds made available in this Act in the same manner as 
such sections applied to funds made available in that Act.

    (b) The third proviso of section 537 of the Department of Homeland 
Security Appropriations Act, 2006 (6 U.S.C. 114), shall not apply with 
respect to funds made available in this Act.
    Sec. 511.  None of the funds made available in this Act may be used 
in contravention of the applicable provisions of the Buy American Act. 
For purposes of the preceding sentence, the term

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``Buy American Act'' means chapter 83 of title 41, United States Code.
    Sec. 512.  None of the funds made available in this Act may be used 
to amend the oath of allegiance required by section 337 of the 
Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1448).
    Sec. 513. <<NOTE: Deadline. Budget. Staffing report.>>  Not later 
than 30 days after the last day of each month, the Chief Financial 
Officer of the Department of Homeland Security shall submit to the 
Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of 
Representatives a monthly budget and staffing report for that month that 
includes total obligations of the Department for that month for the 
fiscal year at the appropriation and program, project, and activity 
levels, by the source year of the appropriation. Total obligations for 
staffing shall also be provided by subcategory of on-board and funded 
full-time equivalent staffing levels, respectively, and the report shall 
specify the number of, and total obligations for, contract employees for 
each office of the Department.

    Sec. 514.  Except as provided in section 44945 of title 49, United 
States Code, funds appropriated or transferred to Transportation 
Security Administration ``Aviation Security'', ``Administration'', and 
``Transportation Security Support'' for fiscal years 2004 and 2005 that 
are recovered or deobligated shall be available only for the procurement 
or installation of explosives detection systems, air cargo, baggage, and 
checkpoint screening systems, subject to 
notification: <<NOTE: Deadline. Reports.>>   Provided, That semiannual 
reports shall be submitted to the Committees on Appropriations of the 
Senate and the House of Representatives on any funds that are recovered 
or deobligated.

    Sec. 515.  None of the funds appropriated by this Act may be used to 
process or approve a competition under Office of Management and Budget 
Circular A-76 for services provided by employees (including employees 
serving on a temporary or term basis) of United States Citizenship and 
Immigration Services of the Department of Homeland Security who are 
known as Immigration Information Officers, Contact Representatives, 
Investigative Assistants, or Immigration Services Officers.
    Sec. 516.  Any funds appropriated to ``Coast Guard, Acquisition, 
Construction, and Improvements'' for fiscal years 2002, 2003, 2004, 
2005, and 2006 for the 110-123 foot patrol boat conversion that are 
recovered, collected, or otherwise received as the result of 
negotiation, mediation, or litigation, shall be available until expended 
for the Fast Response Cutter program.
    Sec. 517.  The functions of the Federal Law Enforcement Training 
Center instructor staff shall be classified as inherently governmental 
for the purpose of the Federal Activities Inventory Reform Act of 1998 
(31 U.S.C. 501 note).
    Sec. 518. <<NOTE: Reports. Deadline. Grants. Contracts.>>  (a) The 
Secretary of Homeland Security shall submit a report not later than 
October 15, 2015, to the Office of Inspector General of the Department 
of Homeland Security listing all grants and contracts awarded by any 
means other than full and open competition during fiscal year 2015.

    (b) The Inspector General shall review the report required by 
subsection (a) to assess Departmental compliance with applicable laws 
and regulations and report the results of that review to the Committees 
on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives not 
later than February 15, 2016.
    Sec. 519. <<NOTE: Deadlines.>>  None of the funds provided by this 
or previous appropriations Acts shall be used to fund any position 
designated as

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a Principal Federal Official (or the successor thereto) for any Robert 
T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5121 
et seq.) declared disasters or emergencies unless--
            (1) the responsibilities of the Principal Federal Official 
        do not include operational functions related to incident 
        management, including coordination of operations, and are 
        consistent with the requirements of section 509(c) and sections 
        503(c)(3) and 503(c)(4)(A) of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 
        (6 U.S.C. 319(c) and 313(c)(3) and 313(c)(4)(A)) and section 302 
        of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Assistance Act (42 
        U.S.C. 5143);
            (2) <<NOTE: Notification. Appointment.>>  not later than 10 
        business days after the latter of the date on which the 
        Secretary of Homeland Security appoints the Principal Federal 
        Official and the date on which the President issues a 
        declaration under section 401 or section 501 of the Robert T. 
        Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 
        5170 and 5191, respectively), the Secretary of Homeland Security 
        shall submit a notification of the appointment of the Principal 
        Federal Official and a description of the responsibilities of 
        such Official and how such responsibilities are consistent with 
        paragraph (1) to the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate 
        and the House of Representatives, the Committee on 
        Transportation and Infrastructure of the House of 
        Representatives, and the Committee on Homeland Security and 
        Governmental Affairs of the Senate; and
            (3) <<NOTE: Reports.>>  not later than 60 days after the 
        date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall provide a 
        report specifying timeframes and milestones regarding the update 
        of operations, planning and policy documents, and training and 
        exercise protocols, to ensure consistency with paragraph (1) of 
        this section.

    Sec. 520.  None of the funds provided or otherwise made available in 
this Act shall be available to carry out section 872 of the Homeland 
Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 452).
    Sec. 521.  Funds made available in this Act may be used to alter 
operations within the Civil Engineering Program of the Coast Guard 
nationwide, including civil engineering units, facilities design and 
construction centers, maintenance and logistics commands, and the Coast 
Guard Academy, except that none of the funds provided in this Act may be 
used to reduce operations within any Civil Engineering Unit unless 
specifically authorized by a statute enacted after the date of enactment 
of this Act.
    Sec. 522. <<NOTE: Immigration.>>  None of the funds made available 
in this Act may be used by United States Citizenship and Immigration 
Services to grant an immigration benefit unless the results of 
background checks required by law to be completed prior to the granting 
of the benefit have been received by United States Citizenship and 
Immigration Services, and the results do not preclude the granting of 
the benefit.

    Sec. 523.  Section 831 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 
U.S.C. 391) is amended--
            (1) in subsection (a), by striking ``Until September 30, 
        2014,'' and inserting ``Until September 30, 2015,''; and
            (2) in subsection (c)(1), by striking ``September 30, 
        2014,'' and inserting ``September 30, 2015,''.

    Sec. 524. <<NOTE: Contracts.>>  The Secretary of Homeland Security 
shall require that all contracts of the Department of Homeland Security 
that provide award fees link such fees to successful acquisition 
outcomes

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(which outcomes shall be specified in terms of cost, schedule, and 
performance).

    Sec. 525. <<NOTE: Waiver authority. Vessels. Consultation.>>  
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, none of the funds provided 
in this or any other Act shall be used to approve a waiver of the 
navigation and vessel-inspection laws pursuant to 46 U.S.C. 501(b) for 
the transportation of crude oil distributed from the Strategic Petroleum 
Reserve until the Secretary of Homeland Security, after consultation 
with the Secretaries of the Departments of Energy and Transportation and 
representatives from the United States flag maritime industry, takes 
adequate measures to ensure the use of United States flag 
vessels: <<NOTE: Notification. Deadline.>>   Provided, That the 
Secretary shall notify the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate 
and the House of Representatives, the Committee on Commerce, Science, 
and Transportation of the Senate, and the Committee on Transportation 
and Infrastructure of the House of Representatives within 2 business 
days of any request for waivers of navigation and vessel-inspection laws 
pursuant to 46 U.S.C. 501(b).

    Sec. 526. <<NOTE: Exports and imports. Drugs and drug abuse.>>  None 
of the funds made available in this Act for United States Customs and 
Border Protection may be used to prevent an individual not in the 
business of importing a prescription drug (within the meaning of section 
801(g) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act) from importing a 
prescription drug from Canada that complies with the Federal Food, Drug, 
and Cosmetic Act: <<NOTE: Applicability. Time period.>>   Provided, That 
this section shall apply only to individuals transporting on their 
person a personal-use quantity of the prescription drug, not to exceed a 
90-day supply:  Provided further, That the prescription drug may not 
be--
            (1) a controlled substance, as defined in section 102 of the 
        Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 802); or
            (2) a biological product, as defined in section 351 of the 
        Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 262).

    Sec. 527.  None of the funds in this Act shall be used to reduce the 
United States Coast Guard's Operations Systems Center mission or its 
government-employed or contract staff levels.
    Sec. 528. <<NOTE: Consultation. Notification.>>  The Secretary of 
Homeland Security, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, 
shall notify the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the 
House of Representatives of any proposed transfers of funds available 
under section 9703.1(g)(4)(B) of title 31, United States Code (as added 
by Public Law 102-393) from the Department of the Treasury Forfeiture 
Fund to any agency within the Department of Homeland Security:  
Provided, That none of the funds identified for such a transfer may be 
obligated until the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the 
House of Representatives approve the proposed transfers.

    Sec. 529. <<NOTE: National identification card.>>  None of the funds 
made available in this Act may be used for planning, testing, piloting, 
or developing a national identification card.

    Sec. 530.  None of the funds appropriated by this Act may be used to 
conduct, or to implement the results of, a competition under Office of 
Management and Budget Circular A-76 for activities performed with 
respect to the Coast Guard National Vessel Documentation Center.
    Sec. 531. <<NOTE: Deadline. President. Determination. Disaster 
assistance. Web posting. Reports.>>  (a) Notwithstanding any other 
provision of this Act, except as provided in subsection (b), and 30 days 
after the date on which the President determines whether to declare a 
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disaster because of an event and any appeal is completed, the 
Administrator shall publish on the Web site of the Federal Emergency 
Management Agency a report regarding that decision that shall summarize 
damage assessment information used to determine whether to declare a 
major disaster.

    (b) The Administrator may redact from a report under subsection (a) 
any data that the Administrator determines would compromise national 
security.
    (c) <<NOTE: Definitions.>>  In this section--
            (1) the term ``Administrator'' means the Administrator of 
        the Federal Emergency Management Agency; and
            (2) the term ``major disaster'' has the meaning given that 
        term in section 102 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief 
        and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5122).

    Sec. 532.  Any official that is required by this Act to report or to 
certify to the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House 
of Representatives may not delegate such authority to perform that act 
unless specifically authorized herein.
    Sec. 533. <<NOTE: Khalid Sheikh Mohammed. Cuba.>>  None of the funds 
appropriated or otherwise made available in this or any other Act may be 
used to transfer, release, or assist in the transfer or release to or 
within the United States, its territories, or possessions Khalid Sheikh 
Mohammed or any other detainee who--
            (1) is not a United States citizen or a member of the Armed 
        Forces of the United States; and
            (2) is or was held on or after June 24, 2009, at the United 
        States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, by the Department of 
        Defense.

    Sec. 534.  None of the funds made available in this Act may be used 
for first-class travel by the employees of agencies funded by this Act 
in contravention of sections 301-10.122 through 301-10.124 of title 41, 
Code of Federal Regulations.
    Sec. 535.  None of the funds made available in this Act may be used 
to employ workers described in section 274A(h)(3) of the Immigration and 
Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1324a(h)(3)).
    Sec. 536. <<NOTE: Privacy. 49 USC 114 note.>>  (a) Any company that 
collects or retains personal information directly from any individual 
who participates in the Registered Traveler or successor program of the 
Transportation Security Administration shall hereafter safeguard and 
dispose of such information in accordance with the requirements in--
            (1) the National Institute for Standards and Technology 
        Special Publication 800-30, entitled ``Risk Management Guide for 
        Information Technology Systems'';
            (2) the National Institute for Standards and Technology 
        Special Publication 800-53, Revision 3, entitled ``Recommended 
        Security Controls for Federal Information Systems and 
        Organizations''; and
            (3) any supplemental standards established by the 
        Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration 
        (referred to in this section as the ``Administrator'').

    (b) The airport authority or air carrier operator that sponsors the 
company under the Registered Traveler program shall hereafter be known 
as the ``Sponsoring Entity''.
    (c) <<NOTE: Deadline. Certification.>>  The Administrator shall 
hereafter require any company covered by subsection (a) to provide, not 
later than 30 days after the date of enactment of this Act, to the 
Sponsoring Entity written certification that the procedures used by the 
company to safeguard

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and dispose of information are in compliance with the requirements under 
subsection (a). Such certification shall include a description of the 
procedures used by the company to comply with such requirements.

    Sec. 537. <<NOTE: Contracts.>>  Notwithstanding any other provision 
of this Act, none of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available 
by this Act may be used to pay award or incentive fees for contractor 
performance that has been judged to be below satisfactory performance or 
performance that does not meet the basic requirements of a contract.

    Sec. 538.  In developing any process to screen aviation passengers 
and crews for transportation or national security purposes, the 
Secretary of Homeland Security shall ensure that all such processes take 
into consideration such passengers' and crews' privacy and civil 
liberties consistent with applicable laws, regulations, and guidance.
    Sec. 539. (a) Notwithstanding section 1356(n) of title 8, United 
States Code, of the funds deposited into the Immigration Examinations 
Fee Account, $10,000,000 may be allocated by United States Citizenship 
and Immigration Services in fiscal year 2015 for the purpose of 
providing an immigrant integration grants program.
    (b) None of the funds made available to United States Citizenship 
and Immigration Services for grants for immigrant integration may be 
used to provide services to aliens who have not been lawfully admitted 
for permanent residence.
    Sec. 540.  For an additional amount for the ``Office of the Under 
Secretary for Management'', $48,600,000, to remain available until 
expended, for necessary expenses to plan, acquire, design, construct, 
renovate, remediate, equip, furnish, improve infrastructure, and occupy 
buildings and facilities for the department headquarters consolidation 
project and associated mission support 
consolidation: <<NOTE: Expenditure plan. Deadline.>>   Provided, That 
the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of 
Representatives shall receive an expenditure plan not later than 90 days 
after the date of enactment of the Act detailing the allocation of these 
funds.

    Sec. 541. <<NOTE: Contracts.>>  None of the funds appropriated or 
otherwise made available by this Act may be used by the Department of 
Homeland Security to enter into any Federal contract unless such 
contract is entered into in accordance with the requirements of subtitle 
I of title 41, United States Code, or chapter 137 of title 10, United 
States Code, and the Federal Acquisition Regulation, unless such 
contract is otherwise authorized by statute to be entered into without 
regard to the above referenced statutes.

    Sec. 542. (a) For an additional amount for financial systems 
modernization, $34,072,000 to remain available until September 30, 2016.
    (b) Funds made available in subsection (a) for financial systems 
modernization may be transferred by the Secretary of Homeland Security 
between appropriations for the same purpose, notwithstanding section 503 
of this Act.
    (c) <<NOTE: Deadline. Notification.>>  No transfer described in 
subsection (b) shall occur until 15 days after the Committees on 
Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives are 
notified of such transfer.

    Sec. 543.  Notwithstanding the 10 percent limitation contained in 
section 503(c) of this Act, the Secretary of Homeland Security may 
transfer to the fund established by 8 U.S.C. 1101 note, up to 
$20,000,000 from appropriations available to the Department

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of Homeland Security: <<NOTE: Notification. Deadline.>>   Provided, That 
the Secretary shall notify the Committees on Appropriations of the 
Senate and the House of Representatives 5 days in advance of such 
transfer.

    Sec. 544. <<NOTE: Determination. Detention facilities.>>  
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, if the Secretary of Homeland 
Security determines that specific United States Immigration and Customs 
Enforcement Service Processing Centers or other United States 
Immigration and Customs Enforcement owned detention facilities no longer 
meet the mission need, the Secretary is authorized to dispose of 
individual Service Processing Centers or other United States Immigration 
and Customs Enforcement owned detention facilities by directing the 
Administrator of General Services to sell all real and related personal 
property which support Service Processing Centers or other United States 
Immigration and Customs Enforcement owned detention facilities, subject 
to such terms and conditions as necessary to protect Government 
interests and meet program requirements:  Provided, That the proceeds, 
net of the costs of sale incurred by the General Services Administration 
and United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement, shall be 
deposited as offsetting collections into a separate account that shall 
be available, subject to appropriation, until expended for other real 
property capital asset needs of existing United States Immigration and 
Customs Enforcement assets, excluding daily operations and maintenance 
costs, as the Secretary deems appropriate:  Provided further, That any 
sale or collocation of federally owned detention facilities shall not 
result in the maintenance of fewer than 34,000 detention beds:  Provided 
further, That <<NOTE: Notification. Deadline.>>  the Committees on 
Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives shall be 
notified 15 days prior to the announcement of any proposed sale or 
collocation.

    Sec. 545. <<NOTE: Deadlines. Plans.>>  The Commissioner of United 
States Customs and Border Protection and the Assistant Secretary of 
Homeland Security for United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement 
shall, with respect to fiscal years 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018, submit 
to the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of 
Representatives, at the time that the President's budget proposal for 
fiscal year 2016 is submitted pursuant to the requirements of section 
1105(a) of title 31, United States Code, the information required in the 
multi-year investment and management plans required, respectively, under 
the headings ``U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Salaries and 
Expenses'' under title II of division D of the Consolidated 
Appropriations Act, 2012 (Public Law 112-74); ``U.S. Customs and Border 
Protection, Border Security Fencing, Infrastructure, and Technology'' 
under such title; and section 568 of such Act.

    Sec. 546.  The Secretary of Homeland Security shall ensure 
enforcement of all immigration laws (as defined in section 101(a)(17) of 
the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(17))).
    Sec. 547. <<NOTE: 44 USC 3551 note.>>  (a) Of the amounts made 
available by this Act for ``National Protection and Programs 
Directorate, Infrastructure Protection and Information Security'', 
$140,525,000 for the Federal Network Security program, project, and 
activity shall be used to deploy on Federal systems technology to 
improve the information security of agency information systems covered 
by section 3543(a) of title 44, United States Code:  Provided, That 
funds made available under this section shall be used to assist and 
support Government-wide and agency-specific efforts to provide adequate, 
risk-based, and cost-effective cybersecurity to address escalating and 
rapidly

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evolving threats to information security, including the acquisition and 
operation of a continuous monitoring and diagnostics program, in 
collaboration with departments and agencies, that includes equipment, 
software, and Department of Homeland Security supplied 
services: <<NOTE: Privacy.>>   Provided further, That continuous 
monitoring and diagnostics software procured by the funds made available 
by this section shall not transmit to the Department of Homeland 
Security any personally identifiable information or content of network 
communications of other agencies' users:  Provided further, That such 
software shall be installed, maintained, and operated in accordance with 
all applicable privacy laws and agency-specific policies regarding 
network content.

    (b) Funds made available under this section may not be used to 
supplant funds provided for any such system within an agency budget.
    (c) <<NOTE: Deadline. Expenditure plans.>>  Not later than July 1, 
2015, the heads of all Federal agencies shall submit to the Committees 
on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives 
expenditure plans for necessary cybersecurity improvements to address 
known vulnerabilities to information systems described in subsection 
(a).

    (d) <<NOTE: Deadline. Execution reports.>>  Not later than October 
1, 2015, and semiannually thereafter, the head of each Federal agency 
shall submit to the Director of the Office of Management and Budget a 
report on the execution of the expenditure plan for that agency required 
by subsection (c): <<NOTE: Deadlines. Execution summaries.>>   Provided, 
That the Director of the Office of Management and Budget shall summarize 
such execution reports and annually submit such summaries to Congress in 
conjunction with the annual progress report on implementation of the E-
Government Act of 2002 (Public Law 107-347), as required by section 3606 
of title 44, United States Code.

    (e) <<NOTE: Applicability.>>  This section shall not apply to the 
legislative and judicial branches of the Federal Government and shall 
apply to all Federal agencies within the executive branch except for the 
Department of Defense, the Central Intelligence Agency, and the Office 
of the Director of National Intelligence.

    Sec. 548. <<NOTE: Pornography.>>  (a) None of the funds made 
available in this Act may be used to maintain or establish a computer 
network unless such network blocks the viewing, downloading, and 
exchanging of pornography.

    (b) Nothing in subsection (a) shall limit the use of funds necessary 
for any Federal, State, tribal, or local law enforcement agency or any 
other entity carrying out criminal investigations, prosecution, or 
adjudication activities.
    Sec. 549. <<NOTE: Firearms.>>  None of the funds made available in 
this Act may be used by a Federal law enforcement officer to facilitate 
the transfer of an operable firearm to an individual if the Federal law 
enforcement officer knows or suspects that the individual is an agent of 
a drug cartel unless law enforcement personnel of the United States 
continuously monitor or control the firearm at all times.

    Sec. 550.  None of the funds provided in this or any other Act may 
be obligated to implement the National Preparedness Grant Program or any 
other successor grant programs unless explicitly authorized by Congress.
    Sec. 551.  None of the funds made available in this Act may be used 
to provide funding for the position of Public Advocate,

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or a successor position, within United States Immigration and Customs 
Enforcement.
    Sec. 552. (a) Section 559 of division F of Public Law 113-
76 <<NOTE: 6 USC 211 note.>>  is amended as follows:
            (1) Subsection (f)(2)(B) is amended by adding at the end: 
        ``Such transfer shall not be required for personal property, 
        including furniture, fixtures, and equipment.''; and
            (2) Subsection (e)(3)(b) is amended by inserting after 
        ``payment of overtime'' the following: ``and the salaries, 
        training and benefits of individuals employed by U.S. Customs 
        and Border Protection to support U.S. Customs and Border 
        Protection officers in performing law enforcement functions at 
        ports of entry, including primary and secondary processing of 
        passengers''.

    (b) Section 560(g) of division D of Public Law 113-6 <<NOTE: 127 
Stat. 380.>>  is amended by inserting after ``payment of overtime'' the 
following: ``and the salaries, training and benefits of individuals 
employed by U.S. Customs and Border Protection to support U.S. Customs 
and Border Protection officers in performing law enforcement functions 
at ports of entry, including primary and secondary processing of 
passengers''.

    (c) The Commissioner of United States Customs and Border Protection 
may modify a reimbursable fee agreement in effect as of the date of 
enactment of this Act to include costs specified in this section.
    Sec. 553. <<NOTE: Determination. Notification. Deadline.>>  None of 
the funds made available in this Act may be used to pay for the travel 
to or attendance of more than 50 employees of a single component of the 
Department of Homeland Security, who are stationed in the United States, 
at a single international conference unless the Secretary of Homeland 
Security, or a designee, determines that such attendance is in the 
national interest and notifies the Committees on Appropriations of the 
Senate and the House of Representatives within at least 10 days of that 
determination and the basis for that 
determination: <<NOTE: Definition.>>   Provided, That for purposes of 
this section the term ``international conference'' shall mean a 
conference occurring outside of the United States attended by 
representatives of the United States Government and of foreign 
governments, international organizations, or nongovernmental 
organizations.

    Sec. 554.  None of the funds made available in this Act may be used 
to reimburse any Federal department or agency for its participation in a 
National Special Security Event.
    Sec. 555. <<NOTE: Aircrafts and air carriers. Contracts.>>  With the 
exception of countries with preclearance facilities in service prior to 
2013, none of the funds made available in this Act may be used for new 
United States Customs and Border Protection air preclearance agreements 
entering into force after February 1, 2014, unless--
            (1) <<NOTE: Consultation. Certification.>>  the Secretary of 
        Homeland Security, in consultation with the Secretary of State, 
        has certified to Congress that air preclearance operations at 
        the airport provide a homeland or national security benefit to 
        the United States;
            (2) United States passenger air carriers are not precluded 
        from operating at existing preclearance locations; and
            (3) a United States passenger air carrier is operating at 
        all airports contemplated for establishment of new air 
        preclearance operations.

    Sec. 556.  None of the funds made available by this or any other Act 
may be used by the Administrator of the Transportation

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Security Administration to implement, administer, or enforce, in 
abrogation of the responsibility described in section 44903(n)(1) of 
title 49, United States Code, any requirement that airport operators 
provide airport-financed staffing to monitor exit points from the 
sterile area of any airport at which the Transportation Security 
Administration provided such monitoring as of December 1, 2013.
    Sec. 557. <<NOTE: Grants. Waiver authority.>>  In making grants 
under the heading ``Firefighter Assistance Grants'', the Secretary may 
grant waivers from the requirements in subsections (a)(1)(A), (a)(1)(B), 
(a)(1)(E), (c)(1), (c)(2), and (c)(4) of section 34 of the Federal Fire 
Prevention and Control Act of 1974 (15 U.S.C. 2229a).

    Sec. 558. <<NOTE: Effective date.>>  (a) In General.--Beginning on 
the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall not--
            (1) establish, collect, or otherwise impose any new border 
        crossing fee on individuals crossing the Southern border or the 
        Northern border at a land port of entry; or
            (2) conduct any study relating to the imposition of a border 
        crossing fee.

    (b) Border Crossing Fee Defined.--In this section, the term ``border 
crossing fee'' means a fee that every pedestrian, cyclist, and driver 
and passenger of a private motor vehicle is required to pay for the 
privilege of crossing the Southern border or the Northern border at a 
land port of entry.
    Sec. 559. <<NOTE: Arbitration.>>  The administrative law judge 
annuitants participating in the Senior Administrative Law Judge Program 
managed by the Director of the Office of Personnel Management under 
section 3323 of title 5, United States Code, shall be available on a 
temporary reemployment basis to conduct arbitrations of disputes arising 
from delivery of assistance under the Federal Emergency Management 
Agency Public Assistance Program.

    Sec. 560. <<NOTE: Canada. Mexico.>>  As authorized by section 601(b) 
of the United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation 
Act (Public Law 112-42) fees collected from passengers arriving from 
Canada, Mexico, or an adjacent island pursuant to section 13031(a)(5) of 
the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (19 U.S.C. 
58c(a)(5)) shall be available until expended.

    Sec. 561.  None of the funds appropriated by this or any other Act 
shall be used to pay the salaries and expenses of personnel who prepare 
or submit appropriations language as part of the President's budget 
submission to the Congress of the United States for programs under the 
jurisdiction of the Appropriations Subcommittees on the Department of 
Homeland Security that assumes revenues or reflects a reduction from the 
previous year due to user fees proposals that have not been enacted into 
law prior to the submission of the budget unless such budget submission 
identifies which additional spending reductions should occur in the 
event the user fees proposals are not enacted prior to the date of the 
convening of a committee of conference for the fiscal year 2016 
appropriations Act.
    Sec. 562. <<NOTE: Deadline. Reports. 6 USC 472.>>  (a) The Secretary 
of Homeland Security shall submit to the Congress, not later than 180 
days after the date of enactment of this Act and annually thereafter, 
beginning at the time the President's budget proposal for fiscal year 
2017 is submitted pursuant to section 1105(a) of title 31, United States 
Code, a comprehensive report on the purchase and usage of weapons, 
subdivided by weapon type. The report shall include--

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            (1) the quantity of weapons in inventory at the end of the 
        preceding calendar year, and the amount of weapons, subdivided 
        by weapon type, included in the budget request for each relevant 
        component or agency in the Department of Homeland Security;
            (2) a description of how such quantity and purchase aligns 
        to each component or agency's mission requirements for 
        certification, qualification, training, and operations; and
            (3) details on all contracting practices applied by the 
        Department of Homeland Security, including comparative details 
        regarding other contracting options with respect to cost and 
        availability.

    (b) The reports required by subsection (a) shall be submitted in an 
appropriate format in order to ensure the safety of law enforcement 
personnel.
    Sec. 563. <<NOTE: New Jersey.>>  None of the funds made available by 
this Act shall be used for the environmental remediation of the Coast 
Guard's LORAN support in Wildwood/Lower Township, New Jersey.

    Sec. 564. <<NOTE: Pay reform. Time period. Effective 
date. Notification.>>  None of the funds made available to the 
Department of Homeland Security by this or any other Act may be 
obligated for any structural pay reform that affects more than 100 full-
time equivalent employee positions or costs more than $5,000,000 in a 
single year before the end of the 30-day period beginning on the date on 
which the Secretary of Homeland Security submits to Congress a 
notification that includes--
            (1) the number of full-time equivalent employee positions 
        affected by such change;
            (2) funding required for such change for the current year 
        and through the Future Years Homeland Security Program;
            (3) justification for such change; and
            (4) an analysis of compensation alternatives to such change 
        that were considered by the Department.

    Sec. 565. <<NOTE: Public information. Web posting. Reports.>>  (a) 
Any agency receiving funds made available in this Act, shall, subject to 
subsections (b) and (c), post on the public Web site of that agency any 
report required to be submitted by the Committees on Appropriations of 
the Senate and the House of Representatives in this Act, upon the 
determination by the head of the agency that it shall serve the national 
interest.

    (b) Subsection (a) shall not apply to a report if--
            (1) the public posting of the report compromises homeland or 
        national security; or
            (2) the report contains proprietary information.

    (c) <<NOTE: Time period.>>  The head of the agency posting such 
report shall do so only after such report has been made available to the 
requesting Committee or Committees of Congress for no less than 45 days 
except as otherwise specified in law.

    Sec. 566. <<NOTE: Repeal.>>  Section 605 of division E of Public Law 
110-161 (6 U.S.C. 1404) is hereby repealed.

    Sec. 567.  The Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management 
Agency may transfer up to $95,000,000 in unobligated balances made 
available for the appropriations account for ``Federal Emergency 
Management Agency, Disaster Assistance Direct Loan Program'' under 
section 2(a) of the Community Disaster Loan Act of 2005 (Public Law 109-
88; 119 Stat. 2061) or under chapter 5 of title I of division B of the 
Consolidated Security, Disaster Assistance, and Continuing 
Appropriations Act, 2009 (Public Law (110-329; 122 Stat. 3592) to the 
appropriations account for ``Federal

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Emergency Management Agency, Disaster Relief Fund''. Amounts transferred 
to such account under this section shall be available for any authorized 
purpose of such account.
    Sec. 568. <<NOTE: Gerardo Ismael Hernandez. Law enforcement and 
crime. California.>>  Notwithstanding any other provision of law, 
Gerardo Ismael Hernandez, a Transportation Security Officer employed by 
the Transportation Security Administration who died as the direct result 
of an injury sustained in the line of duty on November 1, 2013, at the 
Los Angeles International Airport, shall be deemed to have been a public 
safety officer for the purposes of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe 
Street Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 3711 et seq.).

    Sec. 569. <<NOTE: Estimates. Alien children.>>  The Office of 
Management and Budget and the Department of Homeland Security shall 
ensure the congressional budget justifications accompanying the 
President's budget proposal for the Department of Homeland Security, 
submitted pursuant to section 1105(a) of title 31, United States Code, 
include estimates of the number of unaccompanied alien children 
anticipated to be apprehended in the budget year and the number of agent 
or officer hours required to process, manage, and care for such 
children:  Provided, That such materials shall also include estimates of 
all other associated costs for each relevant Departmental component, 
including but not limited to personnel; equipment; supplies; facilities; 
managerial, technical, and advisory services; medical treatment; and all 
costs associated with transporting such children from one Departmental 
component to another or from a Departmental component to another Federal 
agency.

    Sec. 570. <<NOTE: Extension date.>>  Notwithstanding section 404 or 
420 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance 
Act (42 U.S.C. 5170c and 5187), until September 30, 2015, the President 
may provide hazard mitigation assistance in accordance with such section 
404 in any area in which assistance was provided under such section 420.

    Sec. 571.  That without regard to the limitation as to time and 
condition of section 503(d) of this Act, the Secretary may propose to 
reprogram within and transfer funds into ``U.S. Customs and Border 
Protection, Salaries and Expenses'' and ``U.S. Immigration and Customs 
Enforcement, Salaries and Expenses'' as necessary to ensure the care and 
transportation of unaccompanied alien children.
    Sec. 572.  Notwithstanding any other provision of law, grants 
awarded to States along the Southwest Border of the United States under 
sections 2003 or 2004 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 604 
and 605) using funds provided under the heading ``Federal Emergency 
Management Agency, State and Local Programs'' in division F of Public 
Law 113-76 or division D of Public Law 113-6 may be used by recipients 
or sub-recipients for costs, or reimbursement of costs, related to 
providing humanitarian relief to unaccompanied alien children and alien 
adults accompanied by an alien minor where they are encountered after 
entering the United States, provided that such costs were incurred 
during the award period of performance.

                              (rescissions)

    Sec. 573.  Of the funds appropriated to the Department of Homeland 
Security, the following funds are hereby rescinded from the following 
accounts and programs in the specified amounts:

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 Provided, That no amounts may be rescinded from amounts that were 
designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to a 
concurrent resolution on the budget or the Balanced Budget and Emergency 
Deficit Control Act of 1985 (Public Law 99-177):
            (1) $5,000,000 from unobligated prior year balances from 
        ``U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Border Security, Fencing, 
        Infrastructure, and Technology'';
            (2) $8,000,000 from Public Law 113-76 under the heading 
        ``U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine 
        Operations'' in division F of such Act;
            (3) $10,000,000 from unobligated prior year balances from 
        ``U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Construction and 
        Facilities Management'';
            (4) $15,300,000 from ``Transportation Security 
        Administration, Aviation Security'' account 70x0550;
            (5) $187,000,000 from Public Law 113-76 under the heading 
        ``Transportation Security Administration, Aviation Security'';
            (6) $2,550,000 from Public Law 112-10 under the heading 
        ``Coast Guard, Acquisition, Construction, and Improvements'';
            (7) $12,095,000 from Public Law 112-74 under the heading 
        ``Coast Guard, Acquisition, Construction, and Improvements'';
            (8) $16,349,000 from Public Law 113-6 under the heading 
        ``Coast Guard, Acquisition, Construction, and Improvements'';
            (9) $30,643,000 from Public Law 113-76 under the heading 
        ``Coast Guard, Acquisition, Construction, and Improvements'';
            (10) $24,000,000 from ``Federal Emergency Management Agency, 
        National Predisaster Mitigation Fund'' account 70x0716; and
            (11) $16,627,000 from ``Science and Technology, Research, 
        Development, Acquisition, and Operations'' account 70x0800.

                              (rescission)

    Sec. 574.  From the unobligated balances made available in the 
Department of the Treasury Forfeiture Fund established by section 9703 
of title 31, United States Code, (added by section 638 of Public Law 
102-393), $175,000,000 shall be rescinded.

                              (rescissions)

    Sec. 575.  Of the funds transferred to the Department of Homeland 
Security when it was created in 2003, the following funds are hereby 
rescinded from the following accounts and programs in the specified 
amounts:
            (1) $1,317,018 from ``U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 
        Salaries and Expenses'';
            (2) $57,998 from ``Coast Guard, Acquisition, Construction, 
        and Improvements'';
            (3) $17,597 from ``Federal Emergency Management Agency, 
        Office of Domestic Preparedness''; and
            (4) $82,926 from ``Federal Emergency Management Agency, 
        National Predisaster Mitigation Fund''.

    Sec. 576.  The following unobligated balances made available to the 
Department of Homeland Security pursuant to section 505 of the 
Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2014 (Public Law 
113-76) are rescinded:

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            (1) $463,404 from ``Office of the Secretary and Executive 
        Management'';
            (2) $47,023 from ``Office of the Under Secretary for 
        Management'';
            (3) $29,852 from ``Office of the Chief Financial Officer'';
            (4) $16,346 from ``Office of the Chief Information 
        Officer'';
            (5) $816,384 from ``Analysis and Operations'';
            (6) $158,931 from ``Office of Inspector General'';
            (7) $635,153 from ``U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 
        Salaries and Expenses'';
            (8) $65,195 from ``U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 
        Automation Modernization'';
            (9) $96,177 from ``U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air 
        and Marine Operations'';
            (10) $2,368,902 from ``U.S. Immigration and Customs 
        Enforcement, Salaries and Expenses'';
            (11) $600,000 from ``Transportation Security Administration, 
        Federal Air Marshals'';
            (12) $3,096,521 from ``Coast Guard, Operating Expenses'';
            (13) $208,654 from ``Coast Guard, Reserve Training'';
            (14) $1,722,319 from ``Coast Guard, Acquisition, 
        Construction, and Improvements'';
            (15) $1,256,900 from ``United States Secret Service, 
        Salaries and Expenses'';
            (16) $107,432 from ``National Protection and Programs 
        Directorate, Management and Administration'';
            (17) $679,212 from ``National Protection and Programs 
        Directorate, Infrastructure Protection and Information 
        Security'';
            (18) $26,169 from ``Office of Biometric Identity 
        Management'';
            (19) $37,201 from ``Office of Health Affairs'';
            (20) $818,184 from ``Federal Emergency Management Agency, 
        Salaries and Expenses'';
            (21) $447,280 from ``Federal Emergency Management Agency, 
        State and Local Programs'';
            (22) $98,841 from ``Federal Emergency Management Agency, 
        United States Fire Administration'';
            (23) $448,073 from ``United States Citizenship and 
        Immigration Services'';
            (24) $519,503 from ``Federal Law Enforcement Training 
        Center, Salaries and Expenses'';
            (25) $500,005 from ``Science and Technology, Management and 
        Administration''; and
            (26) $68,910 from ``Domestic Nuclear Detection Office, 
        Management and Administration''.

                              (rescission)

    Sec. 577.  Of the unobligated balances made available to ``Federal 
Emergency Management Agency, Disaster Relief Fund'', $375,000,000 shall 
be rescinded:  Provided, That no amounts may be rescinded from amounts 
that were designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement 
pursuant to a concurrent resolution on the budget or the Balanced Budget 
and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended:  Provided 
further, That no amounts may be rescinded from the amounts that were 
designated by the

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Congress as being for disaster relief pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(D) 
of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
    Sec. 578.  The explanatory statement regarding this Act, printed in 
the House of Representatives section of the Congressional Record, on or 
about January 13, 2015, by the Chairman of the Committee on 
Appropriations of the House, shall have the same effect with respect to 
the allocation of funds and implementation of this Act as if it were a 
joint explanatory statement of a committee of conference.
    This Act may be cited as the ``Department of Homeland Security 
Appropriations Act, 2015''.

    Approved March 4, 2015.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 240:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 161 (2015):
            Jan. 13, 14, considered and passed House.
            Feb. 26, considered in Senate.
            Feb. 27, considered and passed Senate, amended. House 
                disagreed to Senate amendment.
            Mar. 3, House receded and concurred in Senate amendment.

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