Summary: H.R.7493 — 96th Congress (1979-1980)All Information (Except Text)

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Supplemental Appropriations and Rescission Act, 1980 - Title I: Rescinds specified amounts of the funds appropriated to the Department of Agriculture for fiscal year 1980 for: (1) overseas scientific activities and cooperative research conducted by the Science and Education Administration; (2) mutual and self-help housing through the Farmers Home Administration; and (3) administration of the food program by the Food and Nutrition Service. Makes supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 1980 for: (1) conservation operations and emergency watershed and flood prevention operations through the Soil Conservation Service; (2) the emergency conservation program through the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service; (3) the child nutrition, special milk, food stamp, and food donations programs of the Food and Nutrition Service; and (4) the Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954. Authorizes the transfers of funds from the Child Nutrition Programs to the Special Milk Program and the Food Stamp Program Appropriation.

Makes supplemental appropriations (including transfer of funds) for fiscal year 1980 to the Department of Defense for: (1) military personnel of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force; (2) reserve personnel of the Navy and Marine Corps; (3) retired military personnel; (4) operation and maintenance of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Army Reserve, Navy Reserve, Marine Corps Reserve, Air Force Reserve, Army National Guard, and Air National Guard; (5) missile, ammunition, and other procurement by the Army; (6) weapons procurement by the Navy; (7) shipbuilding and conversion by the Navy; (8) aircraft and other procurement by the Air Force; and (9) Army research, development, testing, and evaluation. Increases the limitation on the amount of funds appropriated to the Department of Defense for fiscal year 1980 which may be used to pay the cost of public affairs activities of the Department. Extends the period during which the appropriation for shipbuilding and conversion of the Navy shall be available for obligation. Increases the amount of Department of Defense funds which may be transferred between the appropriations of Department subdivisions. Prohibits the use of funds appropriated by this Act to separate involuntarily any major with a Commission in the Army Reserve solely because such officer is not selected for promotion. Stipulates that operation and maintenance appropriations shall not be available for obligation until July 15, 1980.

Makes supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 1980 for the salaries and expenses of the Temporary Commission on Financial Oversight of the District of Columbia, and to the District of Columbia government for: (1) the Federal payment to the government; (2) the Police Officers and Fire Fighters', Teachers', and Judges' Retirement Funds; (3) governmental direction and support; (4) public safety and justice; (5) the public education system, provided that a specified amount of budget authority for District of Columbia Public Schools is rescinded; (6) human support services; (7) environmental services and supply; (8) personal services; and (9) capital outlay. Rescinds a specified amount of loan authority provided under the District of Columbia Appropriation Act, 1980.

Makes supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 1980 to the Department of Energy for: (1) the operating expenses of the following activities; (a) energy supply, research, and development; (b) uranium supply and enrichment, (including transfer of funds); and (c) atomic energy defense; and (2) plant and capital equipment for the following activities: (a) energy supply research and development; (b) atomic energy defense; and (c) departmental administration. Rescinds or defers specified funds appropriated for the operating expenses and plant and capital equipment of certain activities under Acts making appropriations for Energy and Water Development. Defers funds for energy supply, research, and development and plant and capital equipment, pending congressional approval of a plan for utilizing a project as a solar repowering test facility.

Makes supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 1980 to the Department of the Army for: (1) general construction by the Corps of Engineers, provided that funds are included for the Twenty Mile Creek, Mississippi, project and the site 3 Hollywood-Ardmore Beach Area in Chicago, Illinois; (2) emergency flood control, hurricane, and shore protection activities for the Cowlitz River Basin, Washington; and (3) general operation and maintenance with specified amounts for the Columbia River Basin, Oregon and Washington. Requires that appropriations available for Flood Control, Mississippi River and Tributaries, be made available for the Grenada Lake Project, Mississippi. Rescinds specified appropriations for the Alaska Hydroelectric Power Development Fund. Increases the limitation on expenditures of the capital investment program of the Corps of Engineers revolving fund.

Makes supplemental appropriations (including transfer of funds) for fiscal year 1980 for construction and rehabilitation by the Water and Power Resources Service of the Department of the Interior. Rescinds specified appropriations for the Loan Program of such service.

Defers a specified amount of the funds appropriated for fiscal year 1980 to the President of Appalachian Regional Development Programs.

Makes supplemental appropriations to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the Tennessee Valley Authority.

Rescinds specified amounts of certain appropriations made to the Water Resources Council for fiscal year 1980 for water resources planning.

Appropriates supplemental funds for fiscal year 1980 for: (1) payment to the Foreign Service Retirement and Disability Fund; and (2) operating expenses of the Agency for International Development.

Amends the Department of Housing and Urban Development-Independent Agencies Appropriation Act, 1980, to repeal a requirement that a specified amount of annual contributions for assisted housing be used for the modernization of low income housing projects. Appropriates supplemental funds to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for fiscal year 1980 for: (1) housing payments; (2) payments for operations of low income housing projects; and (3) the Federal Financing Bank (including transfer of funds). Rescinds specified appropriations to HUD for: (1) the congregate services program; (2) community planning and development grants; (3) comprehensive planning grants; and (4) the Rehabilitation Loan Fund.

Makes supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 1980 to: (1) the Environmental Protection Agency for abatement, control, and compliance; (2) the Federal Emergency Management Agency for disaster relief and emergency planning, preparedness, and mobilization; (3) the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for research and development; and (4) the Veterans Administration for general operating expenses and the construction of major projects. Rescinds funds appropriated for fiscal year 1980 to: (1) the United States Regulatory Council; and (2) NASA for the International Solar Polar mission. Increases the limitation on travel expenses for the Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation.

Makes supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 1980 to the Department of the Interior for: (1) the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for the management of land and resources; (2) National Wildlife Refuge Fund expenses of the Fish and Wildlife Service; (3) the National Park Service for operation of the National Park System; (4) the Geological Survey for surveys, investigations, and research; and (5) the Bureau of Indian Affairs for the operation of Indian programs. Defers the availability of specified appropriations for: (1) payments in lieu of taxes by the BLM; and (2) the Urban Park and Recreation Fund, the Land and Water Conservation Fund, and the Historic Preservation Fund of the Heritage Conservation and Recreation Service. Rescinds funds provided to the National Park Service for construction.

Makes supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 1980 to: (1) the Office of Territorial Affairs for the Administration of territories and for the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands; (2) the Forest Service for forest management, protection, and utilization; (3) the Department of Energy for energy conservation and the Energy Information Administration; and (4) the Pennsylvania Avenue Development Corporation for public development. Rescinds funds appropriated to the Department of Energy for fossil energy research and development, energy conservation, the Economic Regulatory Administration, and the Strategic Petroleum Reserve. Defers the availability of funds appropriated for fiscal year 1980 to the Health Services Administration for Indian health facilities.

Appropriates supplemental funds for fiscal year 1980 to the Department of Labor for: (1) advances to the unemployment trust fund and other funds with specified amounts not available until October 1, 1980; (2) grants to States for unemployment insurance and employment services; and (3) the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund. Disapproves a specified amount of proposed deferral D80-57 transmitted to Congress by the President on April 16, 1980, and relating to employment and training assistance provided by the Employment and Training Administration.

Rescinds specified funds appropriated for fiscal year 1980 to the Department of Health and Human Services for: (1) the Health Services Administration; (2) the Center for Disease Control for preventive health services; (3) the Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration; (4) the Health Resources Administration; and (5) salaries and expenses. Makes supplemental appropriations to: (1) the Health Care Financing Administration for grants to States for Medicaid; (2) the Social Security Administration for the assistance payments program; (3) the Assistant Secretary for Human Development Services for grants to states for social and child welfare services; and (4) Departmental Management for refugee assistance.

Rescinds specified amounts of funds appropriated for fiscal year 1980 to the Department of Education for: (1) elementary and secondary education (rescinds a specified amount of the funds appropriated for this area for fiscal year 1979); (2) emergency school aid; (3) library resources; (4) occupational, vocational, and adult education; (5) student assistance; and (6) higher and continuing education. Appropriates supplemental funds for the Student Loan Insurance Fund.

Appropriates supplemental funds for fiscal year 1980 to: (1) ACTION for operating expenses and domestic programs; (2) the Milwaukee Railroad Restructuring Administration; and (3) the Soldiers' and Airmens' Home. Rescinds specified appropriations for salaries and expenses of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission and the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission.

Makes supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 1980 to: (1) the House of Representatives for a payment to Frances Reid Slack, widow of late Representative John M. Slack; and (2) the Government Printing Office for Congressional printing and binding and other printing and binding, with specified restrictions. Rescinds specified funds appropriated: (1) for contingent expenses of the House; (2) to the Architect of the Capitol for the Capitol grounds; and (3) the salaries and expenses of the Library of Congress. Authorizes the transfer among specified appropriations of funds appropriated to the House for payment of salaries and expenses. Declares that a specified amount of the unobligated balance of appropriations for the salaries and expenses of the Library of Congress shall remain available through fiscal year 1981.

Makes supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 1980 for military construction of the Army, Navy, and Air Force by transferring specified funds provided for NATO infrastructure. Sets forth restrictions on the use of military construction funds. Transfers supplemental funds for military family housing. Declares that funds appropriated in the Military Construction Appropriation Act, 1980, shall remain available until September 30, 1984.

Makes supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 1980 to the Department of State for: (1) the administration of foreign affairs; (2) emergencies in the diplomatic and consular service; (3) the Foreign Service Retirement and Disability Fund; (4) contributions to international organizations; and (5) missions to international organizations.

Appropriates supplemental funds (including the transfer of certain funds) to the Department of Justice for salaries and expenses of the Antitrust Division, United States attorneys and marshals, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Immigration and Naturalization Service, and the Drug Enforcement Administration.

Makes supplemental appropriations to the Department of Commerce for: (1) salaries and expenses; (2) participation in U.S. expositions; (3) the Economic Development Administration; (4) the International Trade Administration (ITA) for operations and administration; (5) the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for coastal zone management and the Fishermen's Guaranty Fund; (6) the Patent and Trademark Office; and (7) the Maritime Administration for operating-differential subsidies and operations and training.

Rescinds funds appropriated for fiscal year 1980 for: (1) the Coastal Energy Impact Fund of the NOAA; and (2) the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency.

Appropriates supplemental funds to: (1) the Board for International Broadcasting; (2) the International Communication Agency; and (3) the Disaster Loan Fund of the Small Business Administration (including transfer of funds). Increases the limitations on funds available during fiscal year 1980 to the Federal Communications Commission for land and structures and for the care of grounds and repair of buildings.

Makes supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 1980 to the Department of Transportation for: (1) the Office of the Secretary for transportation planning, research, and development; (2) the Coast Guard for operating expenses, retired pay (including transfer of funds), and the Pollution Fund; (3) the Federal Aviation Administration for the operation and maintenance of metropolitan Washington airports; (4) the Federal Highway Administration (FHA) for Federal aid to highways and the carpool/vanpool support program; (5) the Federal Railroad Administration for rail labor assistance, provided that such funds may not be available to Conrail or its subsidiaries except for specified employee protection payments; and (6) the Urban Mass Transportation Administration (UMTA) for urban discretionary grants. Authorizes the use of funds appropriated for State bonus payments for controlling outdoor advertising signs to be used also for general control of outdoor advertising and control of junk yards. Limits the amount of funds the FHA may obligate for Federal aid to highways and highway safety construction programs for fiscal year 1980, and specifies the method of distributing the remaining funds within such limitation. Disapproves: (1) deferral D80-61 (relating to Federal aid to highway by the FHA) which the President transmitted to Congress on April 16, 1980; and (2) deferral D80-64 (relating to UMTA, research, development, demonstrations, and university research and training), transmitted to Congress on April 16, 1980. Sets forth restrictions on the use of funds provided in this Act for: (1) programs providing rural and small urban grants; and (2) certain research and development programs.

Appropriates supplemental funds for fiscal year 1980 to: (1) the Civil Aeronautics Board for payments to air carriers; and (2) the United States Railway Association for administrative expenses. Rescinds specified funds appropriated to the Office of the Secretary of the Department of Transportation for investment in fund anticipation notes.

Makes supplemental appropriations to: (1) the Bureau of Public Debt; (2) the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for payments where energy credits exceed tax liabilities; and (3) the United States Secret Service. Rescinds specified funds appropriated for fiscal year 1980 to the Bureau of Government Financial Operations.

Makes supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 1980 to: (1) the Commission on Executive, Legislative, and Judicial Salaries; (2) the General Services Administration (GSA) for the Federal Buildings Fund; (3) the National Archives and Records Service; (4) the Office of Personnel Management for payment to the Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund; (5) the Merit Systems Protection Board; and (6) the United States Tax Court. Sets forth provisions governing the transfer of funds among GSA accounts. Rescinds specified appropriations for fiscal year 1980 to the Office of the Special Counsel. Increases the limitation on obligations for travel and transportation for Federal Labor Relations Authority personnel.

Title II: Increased Pay Costs for the Fiscal Year 1980 - Makes supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 1980 for increased pay costs to: (1) the Legislative Branch for: (a) the House of Representatives; (b) the Joint Committee on Taxation; (c) the Capitol Guide Service; (d) the Office of Technology Assessment; (e) the Congressional Budget Office; (f) the Architect of the Capitol (transfer of funds); (g) the Botanic Garden (transfer of funds); (h) the Library of Congress (including transfer of funds); (k) the General Accounting Office; and (j) the Government Printing Office; (2) the Judiciary for the: (a) the Supreme Court of the United States by transfers of funds; (b) Court of Customs and Patent Appeals; (c) Customs Court; (d) Court of Claims; (e) courts of appeal, district courts, and other judicial services; (f) Administrative Office of the United States Courts; and (g) Federal Judicial Center; (3) the Executive Office of the President for the: (a) White House Office; (b) Executive Residence at the White House; (c) Special Assistance to the President; (d) Council of Economic Advisers; (e) Council on Wage and Price Stability; (f) Domestic Policy Staff; (g) National Security Council; (h) Office of Administration; (i) Office of Management and Budget; and (j) Office of the United States Trade Representative; and (4) funds appropriated to the President for the International Development Cooperation Agency and the Peace Corps.

Appropriates supplemental funds for fiscal year 1980 for increased pay costs to: (1) the Department of Agriculture for the: (1) Working Capital Fund; (b) Office of Inspector General (including transfer of funds); (c) Science and Education Administration; (d) Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service (including transfer of funds); (e) Federal Crop Insurance Corporation; (f) Rural Electrification Administration; (g) Farmer Home Administration; (h) Soil Conservation Service; (i) Agricultural Marketing Service; (j) Food Safety and Quality Service; and (k) Forest Service; (2) the Department of Commerce for: (a) general administration; (b) the Bureau of the Census; (c) economic and statistical analysis; (d) the Economic Development Administration; (e) Regional Action Planning Commissions; (f) the International Trade Administration; (g) the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; (h) the Patent and Trademark Office; (i) science and technical research; (j) the National Telecommunications and Information Administration; and (k) the Maritime Administration; (3) the Department of Defense--Military for military personnel and operation and maintenance; (4) the Department of Defense--Civil for the Soldiers' and Airmens' Home and the Corps of Engineers--Civil; (5) the Department of Education for the Office of Civil Rights and departmental management; (6) the Department of Health and Human Services for: (a) the Food and Drug Administration; (b) the Health Services Administration; (c) the Center for Disease Control (transfer of funds); (d) the Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration (transfer of funds); (e) the Assistant Secretary of Health; (f) the Health Care Financing Administration (including transfer of funds; (g) the Social Security Administration; (h) the Office of Human Development Services; and (i) departmental management (including transfer of funds); and (7) the Department of Housing and Urban Development for management and administration (including transfer of funds).

Makes supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 1980 for increased pay costs to: (1) the Department of the Interior for the: (a) the Bureau of Land Management; (b) Water and Power Resources Service; (c) Heritage Conservation and Recreation Service; (d) U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; (e) National Park Service; (f) Geological Survey; (g) Bureau of Mines; (h) Bureau of Indian Affairs; (i) Office of Territorial Affairs; (j) Office of the Solicitor; and (k) Office of the Secretary; (2) the Department of Justice (including transfers of funds) for: (a) general administration; (b) the United States Parole Commission; (c) legal activities; (d) the Federal Bureau of Investigation; (e) the Immigration and Naturalization Service; (f) the Drug Enforcement Administration; and (g) the Federal Prison System; (3) the Department of Labor for: (a) the Employment and Training Administration; (b) the Labor-Management Services Administration; (c) the Employment Standards Administration; (d) the Occupational Safety and Health Administration; (e) the Mine Safety and Health Administration; (f) Bureau of Labor Statistics; and (g) departmental management; (4) the Department of State (including transfers of funds) for: (1) administration of foreign affairs; (b) international organizations and conferences; and (c) international commissions; (5) the Department of Transportation for the: (a) Office of the Secretary; (b) Coast Guard; (c) Federal Aviation Administration; (d) Federal Highway Administration; (e) National Highway Traffic Safety Administration; (f) Federal Railroad Administration; (g) Urban Mass Transportation Administration; (h) Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation; (i) Research and Special Programs Administration; and (j) Office of Inspector General; (6) the Department of the Treasury for the: (a) Office of the Secretary; (b) Federal Law Enforcement Training Center; (c) Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms; (d) United States Customs Service; (e) Bureau of the Public Debt; (f) Internal Revenue Service; and (g) the United States Secret Service; (7) the National Aeronautics and Space Administration; and (8) the Veterans Administration.

Makes supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 1980 for increased pay costs to the following independent agencies: (1) ACTION; (2) Administrative Conference of the United States; (3) Advisory Council on Historic Preservation; (4) American Battle Monuments Commission; (5) Civil Aeronautics Board; (6) Commission on Civil Rights; (7) Committee for Purchase from the Blind and Other Severely Handicapped; (8) Commodity Futures Trading Commission; (9) Community Services Administration; (10) Consumer Product Safety Commission; (11) Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; (12) Export-Import Bank of the United States; (13) Farm Credit Administration; (14) Federal Communications Commission; (15) Federal Election Commission; (16) Federal Labor Relations Authority; (17) Federal Maritime Commission; (18) Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service; (19) General Services Administration for: (a) the Federal Supply Service; (b) the Transportation and Public Utilities Service; (c) the National Archives and Records Service; (d) the Automated Data and Telecommunications Service; and (e) administrative and staff support services; (20) Intelligence Community Staff; (21) Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations; (22) Appalachian Regional Commission; (23) Delaware River Basin Commission; (24) Susquehanna River Basin Commission; (25) International Communication Agency (including transfer of funds); (26) International Trade Commission; (27) Interstate Commerce Commission; (28) National Capital Planning Commission; (29) National Commission on Libraries and Information Science; (30) National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities for the National Endowment for the Arts; (31) National Labor Relations Board; (32) National Mediation Board; (33) National Transportation Safety Board; (34) Nuclear Regulatory Commission; (35) Office of Personnel Management (including transfer of funds); (36) Pennsylvania Avenue Development Corporation; (37) Securities and Exchange Commission; (38) Selective Service System; (39) Small Business Administration; (40) Smithsonian Institution; (41) United States Tax Court; (42) Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocational Commission; and (43) United States Metric Board.

Title III: General Provisions - States that no part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall remain available for obligation beyond fiscal year 1980 unless expressly so provided.

Increases limitations on appropriations available during fiscal year 1980 for personal services expenditures and no appropriations which may be transferred among accounts involving personal services, to the extent necessary to meet increased pay costs pursuant to law, except where such limitations are increased or decreased elsewhere in this Act.

Prohibits the use of Federal funds to pay any member of the Senior Executive Service or any similar personnel system established on or after October 13, 1978, more than $60,660 in total remuneration during fiscal year 1980.