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Reported to Senate amended (10/30/1981)

(Reported to Senate from the Committee on Appropriations with amendment, S. Rept. 97-265)

Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriation Act, 1982 - Title I: Department of Commerce and Related Agencies - Department of Commerce and Related Agencies Appropriation Act, 1982 - Appropriates funds for fiscal year 1982 for activities of the Department of Commerce and related agencies, including: (1) general administration; (2) the Bureau of the Census; (3) economic and statistical analysis; (4) the Economic Development Administration; (5) the International Trade Administration; (6) the Minority Business Development Agency; (7) the U.S. Travel and Tourism Administration; (8) the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; (9) the Patent and Trademark Office; (10) the National Bureau of Standards and the National Technical Information Service; (11) the National Telecommunications and Information Service; and (12) the Maritime Administration.

Omits funding for the Fisheries Loan Fund (relating to the shrimp industry).

Appropriates funds to enable the Department of Commerce to close out the Smithsonian Science Information Exchange (SSIE).

Prohibits the use of funds to enforce export restrictions on certain grades of lumber and unprocessed western red cedar under the Export Administration Act of 1979.

Appropriates funds for fiscal year 1982 for: (1) administrative expenses of the Chrysler Corporation Loan Guarantee Program; (2) the Federal Communications Commission; (3) the Federal Maritime Commission; (4) the Federal Trade Commission; (5) the International Trade Commission; (6) the Marine Mammal Commission; (7) the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative; (8) the Securities and Exchange Commission; and (9) the Small Business Administration.

Appropriates funds for the termination of the U.S. Metric Board by September 30, 1982.

Title II: Department of Justice and Related Agencies - Department of Justice and Related Agencies Appropriation Act, 1982 - Appropriates funds for fiscal year 1982 for activities of the Department of Justice and related agencies, including: (1) general administration; (2) the United States Parole Commission; (3) general legal activities; (4) the Antitrust Division; (5) the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission; (6) U.S. Attorneys, Marshals, and Trustees; (7) support of U.S. prisoners in non-Federal institutions; (8) fees and expenses of witnesses; (9) the Community Relations Service; (10) the Federal Bureau of Investigation; (11) the Immigration and Naturalization Service; (12) the Drug Enforcement Administration; (13) the Federal Prison System; and (14) law enforcement assistance.

Authorizes the FBI to establish fees for processing identification records for State and local employment and licensing agencies and banking institutions.

Disapproves an amount of the proposed deferral D82-17 relating to the Federal Prison System. Directs that an amount be used for the acquisition of land and design of a new correctional facility in central Arizona.

Appropriates funds for fiscal year 1982 for: (1) the Commission on Civil Rights; (2) the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; and (3) the Legal Services Corporation (LSC).

Imposes additional restrictions on the Legal Services Corporation.

Delineates the eligibility of aliens to receive legal assistance.

Requires at least 60 percent of the governing body of any legal assistance organization receiving a grant or contract from the Corporation to be attorneys admitted to practice in the State concerned and appointed by the governing bodies of bar associations the membership of which represents a majority of the attorneys practicing in the locality.

Includes additional restrictions against use of Corporation funds for lobbying purposes.

Prohibits class action suits against the Federal, State, or local governments.

Title III: Department of State and Related Agencies - Department of State and Related Agencies Appropriation Act, 1982 - Appropriates funds for fiscal year 1982 for activities of the Department of State and related agencies, including: (1) administration of foreign affairs; (2) international organizations and conferences; (3) the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency; (4) the Board for International Broadcasting; (5) the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe; and (6) the International Communication Agency.

Title IV: The Judiciary - Judiciary Appropriation Act, 1982 - Appropriates funds for fiscal year 1982 for activities of the Judiciary, including: (1) the Supreme Court; (2) the Court of Customs and Patent Appeals; (3) the U.S. Court of International Trade; (4) the Court of Claims; (5) the Courts of Appeals and District Courts; (6) public defender services; (7) Bankruptcy Courts; (8) services for drug dependent offenders; (9) Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts; and (10) the Federal Judiciary Center.

Title V: General Provisions - Sets forth general restrictions on funds appropriated by this Act.

Prohibits the use of funds to provide personal services for any officer or employee of the agencies funded, (except for services for the Chief Justice and chauffeurs for cabinet officers).

Prohibits the obligation of funds for automobiles that are not fuel efficient.

Sets forth five conditions under which the reprogramming of funds shall be prohibited without prior notification of the congressional appropriations committees. Applies this requirement, in addition, to any reprogramming in excess of $250,000 or ten percent of funds.