Summary: H.R.3964 — 97th Congress (1981-1982)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/18/1981)

Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981 - Title I: House Committee on Agriculture - Sets forth changes in existing laws within the jurisdiction of the House Committee on Agriculture sufficient to reduce appropriations for programs authorized by such committee so as to achieve specified savings in budget authority and outlays pursuant to the first concurrent resolution on the budget for the fiscal year 1982.

Directs the Secretary of Agriculture to establish an advisory committee to provide advice to the Administrator of the Federal Grain Inspection Service with respect to the efficient and economical implementation of the United States Grain Standards Act of 1976.

Title II: House Committee on Armed Services - Authorizes the President to dispose of specified quantities of materials currently held in the National Defense Stockpile.

Sets forth changes in existing laws within the jurisdiction of the House Committee on Armed Services to reduce appropriations for programs authorized by such committee so as to achieve specified savings in budget authority and outlays pursuant to the first concurrent resolution on the budget for the fiscal year 1982.

Title III: House Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs - Housing and Community Development Amendments of 1981 - Sets forth changes in existing laws within the jurisdiction of the House Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs sufficient to reduce appropriations for programs authorized by such committee so as to achieve specified savings in budget authority and outlays pursuant to the first concurrent resolution on the budget for the fiscal year 1982.

African Development Bank Act - Authorizes the President to accept membership for the United States in the African Development Bank.

Banking and Related Programs Authorization Adjustment Act - Amends the Council on Wage and Price Stability Act to terminate the Council on Wage and Price Stability.

Title IV: House Committee on the District of Columbia - Limits the amount of funds authorized and expended for loans for capital projects.

Title V: House Committee on Education and Labor - Omnibus Education and Labor Reconciliation Act of 1981 - Sets forth changes in existing laws within the jurisdiction of the House Committee on Education and Labor sufficient to reduce appropriations for programs authorized by such committee so as to achieve specified savings in budget authority and outlays pursuant to the first concurrent resolution on the budget for the fiscal year 1982.

Economic Opportunity Act Amendments of 1981 - Amends the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 to provide for the reauthorization of certain programs pursuant to such Act.

Older Americans Act Amendments of 1981 - Amends the Older Americans Act of 1965 to: (1) authorize appropriations for specified programs; (2) eliminate other programs; and (3) revise certain programs.

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Education Act Amendments of 1981 - Amends the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Education Act Amendments of 1981 to authorize the extension of specified programs under such Act.

Domestic Volunteer Service Act Amendments of 1981 - Amends the Domestic Volunteer Service Act of 1973 to authorize appropriations to carry out such Act through fiscal year 1984.

Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Amendments of 1981 - Amends the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act to authorize appropriations for the extension of certain programs under such Act through fiscal year 1986.

Adoption Opportunities Act of 1978 - Makes technical amendments to the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment and Adoption Reform Act of 1978.

Amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 to make revisions in the student loan program.

Child Nutrition Amendments of 1981 - Amends the National School Lunch Act and the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 to revise eligibility criteria for, and decrease Federal assistance to, food service programs under such Act.

Amends the Black Lung Benefits Act to make revisions in the black lung benefits program.

Title VI: House Committee on Energy and Commerce - Sets forth changes in existing laws within the jurisdiction of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce sufficient to reduce appropriations for programs authorized by such committee so as to achieve specified savings in budget authority and outlays pursuant to the first concurrent resolution on the budget for the fiscal year 1982.

Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant Act - Amends the Social Security Act to provide for maternal and child health services block grants.

Health Professions Educational Assistance and Nurse Training Amendments of 1981 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend provisions concerning: (1) the National Health Service Corps; (2) professions education; and (3) nurse training.

Health Maintenance Organization Amendments of 1981 - Revises the requirements for health maintenance organizations.

Medicaid and Medicare Reconciliation Amendments of 1981 - Amends the Social Security Act to revise provisions of such Act relating to medicaid and medicare. Provides for the closure, transfer, and financial self-sufficiency of public health service hospitals and clinics.

Consumer Product Safety Amendments of 1981 - Amends the Consumer Product Safety Act to revise provisions relating to consumer product safety standards, banned hazardous substances regulations, and flammability standards.

Provides for a congressional veto of consumer product safety rules, regulations, and flammability regulations.

Establishes a Chronic Hazards Advisory Panel to advise on the chronic hazards of cancer, birth defects, and gene mutations presented by consumer products.

Rail Service Improvement Act of 1981 - Transfers commuter and freight rail services from the Consolidated Rail Corporation (Conrail) to the National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak), State or local commuter authorities, and financially responsible persons including rail carriers.

Amtrak Improvement Act of 1981 - Revises the Corporate structure and funding of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak).

Quiet Communities Act - Amends the Noise Control Act of 1972 to assure uniform treatment of certain carriers engaged in interstate commerce. Authorizes appropriations through fiscal year 1983 to carry out the provisions of such Act.

Title VII: House Committee on Foreign Affairs - Sets forth changes in existing laws within the jurisdiction of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs sufficient to reduce appropriations for programs authorized by such committee so as to achieve specified savings in budget authority and outlays pursuant to the first concurrent resolution on the budget for the fiscal year 1982.

Title VIII: House Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs - Sets forth changes in existing laws within the jurisdiction of the House Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs sufficient to reduce appropriations for programs authorized by such committee so as to achieve specified savings in budget authority and outlays pursuant to the first concurrent resolution on the budget for the fiscal year 1982.

Title IX: House Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries - Sets forth changes in existing laws within the jurisdiction of the House Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries sufficient to reduce appropriations for programs authorized by such committee so as to achieve specified savings in budget authority and outlays pursuant to the first concurrent resolution on the budget for the fiscal year 1982.

Title X: House Committee on Post Office and Civil Service: - Sets forth changes in existing laws within the jurisdiction of the House Committee on Post Office and Civil Service sufficient to reduce appropriations for programs authorized by such committee so as to achieve specified savings in budget authority and outlays pursuant to the first concurrent resolution on the budget for the fiscal year 1982.

Title XI: House Committee on Public Works and Transportation - Limits the authorization of appropriations for the following programs under the jurisdiction of the House Committee on Public Works and Transportation: (1) transportation programs; (2) water resources development programs; and (3) economic development programs.

Title XII: House Committee on Science and Technology - Department of Energy Civilian Research and Development Programs and Projects 1982 Authorization Act - Authorizes appropriations to the Department of Energy for civilian programs for fiscal year 1982.

National Science Foundation Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1982 - Authorizes appropriations to the National Science Foundation for fiscal year 1982.

Atmospheric, Climatic, and Ocean Pollution Act of 1982 - Authorizes appropriations to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration of the Department of Commerce for atmospheric, climatic, and ocean pollution programs for fiscal year 1982.

Environmental Research, Development, and Demonstration Act of 1982 - Authorizes appropriations to the Environmental Protection Agency for environmental research, development, and demonstration activities for the fiscal year 1982.

Title XIII: House Committee on Small Business - Small Business Budget Reconciliation and Loan Consolidation/Improvement Act of 1981 - Amends the Small Business Act to set forth authorization level for programs carried out pursuant to such Act through fiscal year 1984.

Title XIV: House Committee on Veterans' Affairs - Sets forth changes in existing laws within the jurisdiction of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs sufficient to reduce appropriations for programs authorized by such committee so as to achieve specified savings in budget authority and outlays pursuant to the first concurrent resolution on the budget for the fiscal year 1982.

Title XV: House Committee on Ways and Means - Sets forth revisions in the following programs which are under the jurisdiction of the House Committee on Ways and Means in order to reduce appropriations for programs so as to achieve specified savings pursuant to the first concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 1982: (1) adjustment assistance for workers; (2) adjustment assistance for firms; (3) Federal Old Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance Program (Social Security Spending Reduction Amendments of 1981); (4) unemployment compensation, public assistance, and low-income energy assistance; (5) medicare program (Medicare Spending Reduction Amendments of 1981 ); and (6) the Black Lung Benefits Program.