H.J.Res.631 - Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 198397th Congress (1981-1982)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Whitten, Jamie L. [D-MS-1] (Introduced 12/10/1982)|
|Committees:||House - Appropriations | Senate - Appropriations|
|Committee Reports:||H.Rept 97-959 Part 1; H.Rept 97-980 Part 1|
|Latest Action:||12/21/1982 Became Public Law No: 97-377. (All Actions)|
|Major Recorded Votes:||12/20/1982 : Resolving Differences; 12/19/1982 : Passed Senate; 12/14/1982 : Passed House|
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Summary: H.J.Res.631 — 97th Congress (1981-1982)All Bill Information (Except Text)
(Conference report filed in House, H. Rept. 97-980)
Conference report filed in House (12/20/1982)
Title I: Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 1983 - Appropriates such amounts as may be necessary in FY 1983 for projects or activities in specified appropriations Acts. Funds such activities to the extent and in the manner which would be provided by the pertinent appropriation Act. States that if the Senate and the House of Representatives have both passed appropriations for an activity but in differing amounts, the lesser amount or more restrictive authority shall apply in the continuing appropriations. States that where an activity is included in only one version of an Act as passed by both Houses the pertinent project or activity shall be continued under the appropriation, fund, or authority granted by the one version, but at a rate for operations of the current rate or the rate permitted by such version, whichever is lower. Declares that if an appropriation Act has been reported to a House but not passed by that House as of December 17, 1982, it shall be deemed as having passed that House.
States that if an appropriation Act has been passed by only the House as of December 17, 1982, the pertinent project or activity shall be continued under the authority granted by that House, but at a rate for operations of the current rate or the rate permitted by the action of that House, whichever is lower.
Prohibits any provision which is included in an appropriation Act but which was not included in the applicable appropriation Act of 1982, and which by its terms is applicable to more than one appropriation, fund, or authority, from applying to any appropriation, fund, or authority provided in this joint resolution unless such provision is passed in identical form by both Houses.
Provides continuing appropriations for activities of the Foreign Assistance Appropriations Act of 1982. Sets forth specified limitations on certain programs and activities.
Suspends the availability of certain funds to Honduras until that country meets the final terms of a binding arbitration award regarding the Construction Aggregates Corporation.
Amends the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to direct the President to attempt to use at least 40 percent of certain funds to finance productive facilities, goods, and services that will directly benefit those living in absolute poverty.
Appropriates funds provided for in the Department of Defense Appropriation Act, 1983, as though such Act had been enacted into law as the regular appropriation Act.
Department of Defense Appropriation Act, 1983 - Title II: Military Personnel - Appropriates funds to pay expenses of military personnel and reserve personnel of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, and of the Army and Air National Guards.
Title III: Retired Military Personnel - Appropriates funds for retirement pay for retired military personnel.
Title IV: Operation and Maintenance - Appropriates funds to pay expenses for the operation and maintenance of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, their stock funds, Reserve components, the Army and Air National Guards, the National Board for the Promotion of Rifle Practice, the Court of Military Appeals and for claims against the Department of Defense.
Title V: Procurement - Appropriates funds for the construction and procurement of aircraft, weapons, missiles, ammunition and other equipment for the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force and National Guard.
Title VI: Research, Development, Test and Evaluation - Appropriates funds for basic and applied scientific research, development and tests for the Army, Navy, Air Force and other defense agencies.
Prohibits the use of any funds to initiate full scale engineering development of a basing mode of the MX missile until such basing mode is approved by both Houses of Congress. Prescribes rules for the adoption of a concurrent resolution of approval. Requires the President to report to the Committees on Appropriations and Armed Services of the House and Senate on the MX and an assessment of the military capabilities of alternative systems or missiles.
Title VII: Special Foreign Currency Program - Appropriates funds for the special foreign currency program.
Title VIII: General Provisions - Prohibits the use of funds for any unauthorized publicity or propaganda.
Allows payment of expenses incident to the maintenance, pay, and allowances of prisoners of war.
Directs the Secretary of Defense and each purchasing and contracting agency of the Department of Defense to assist American small and minority-owned businesses to participate equitably in the furnishing of commodities and services.
Prohibits the use of funds to purchase food, fiber, or tools not produced in the United States. Exempts small purchases (under $10,000).
Limits funds for legislative liaison activities of the Departments of the Army, Navy, Air Force and the Office of the Secretary of Defense.
Prohibits the use of funds for research involving uninformed or nonvoluntary human beings as experimental subjects.
Limits the appropriation for public affairs activities of the Department of Defense.
Prohibits the use of funds for abortions except where the life of the mother would be endangered if the fetus were carried to term.
Requires the Department of Defense to provide funds for the Advanced Technology Bomber program at a level to maintain priority emphasis on this program.
Prohibits the use of funds to buy coal or coke from foreign nations for U.S. defense facilities in Europe when U.S. coal is available.
Prohibits the use of the funds to impose civilian personnel ceilings on Department of Defense industrially funded activities.
Prohibits the use of funds by the Central Intelligence Agency or the Department of Defense to furnish military assistance to certain groups seeking to overthrow the government of Nicaragua.
Prohibits the leasing of aircraft or vehicles owned or operated by the Department of Defense to non-Federal agencies when aircraft or vehicles are commercially available in the private sector.
Establishes a limitation on active U.S. military personnel stationed on shore in Europe.
Prohibits the use of funds to influence congressional action on any legislation or appropriations.
Limits the annual sales of silver from the National Defense Stockpile.
Title IX: Related Agencies - Makes appropriations necessary for the expenses of the Intelligence Community Staff. Includes in such appropriation payment for the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System Fund. (End of "Department of Defense Appropriation Act, 1983")
Title X: Appropriates funds for programs provided for in the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriation Act, 1983, as reported in the Senate on September 24, 1982.
Appropriates funds at special rates for the Department of Commerce, including the Bureau of the Census, Economic Development Administration, International Trade Administration, Minority Business Development Agency, the United States Travel and Tourism Administration, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and National Telecommunications and Information Administration.
Appropriates Funds for the Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration. Makes appropriations for the: (1) Federal Trade Commission; and (2) Small Business Administration, including the business loan and investment fund.
Authorizes appropriations for the Department of Justice and other legal activities including payment for: (1) the Antitrust Division; (2) U.S. Attorneys and Marshalls; (3) support of U.S. prisoners; (4) witnesses; and (5) the Community Relations Service.
Appropriates funds for Interagency Law Enforcement, Organized Crime Drug Enforcement, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Immigration and Naturalization Service, and the Drug Enforcement Administration.
Allows the use of funds for assistance to Cuban-Haitian entrants.
Provides appropriations for the Commission on Civil Rights, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the Legal Services Corporation. Prohibits the use of funds to provide legal assistance for or on behalf of an alien unless the alien is a lawful resident of the United States. Imposes other restrictions on the use of funds by the Legal Services Corporation.
Makes appropriations for the Department of State, including the Administration of Foreign Affairs, the Asia Foundation, the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians and, the United States Information Agency. Provides necessary funds for the reopening of certain U.S. consulates and for annual obligations of membership in international multilateral organizations.
Appropriates funds for salaries and expenses for Judges, officers, and employees of the U.S. Bankruptcy Courts.
Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education and Related Agencies Appropriation Act, 1983 - Title XI - Department of Labor - Department of Labor Appropriation Act, 1983 - Makes appropriations for FY 1983 to the Department of Labor for the following agencies and purposes: (1) the Employment and Training Administration for community service employment for older Americans, Federal unemployment benefits and allowances, grants to States for unemployment insurance and employment services, and advances to the Unemployment Trust Funds and other funds; (2) the Labor-Management Services Administration; (3) the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation; (4) the Employment Standards Administration for salaries and expenses, special benefits, and the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund; (5) the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (with specified limits on the use of funds); (6) the Mine Safety and Health Administration; (7) the Bureau of Labor Statistics; (8) departmental management; (9) the special foreign currency program; and (10) the Office of the Inspector General.
Makes such appropriations which are available for salaries and expenses available for supplies, services, and rental of conference space within the District of Columbia, as deemed necessary for the settlement of labor-management disputes.
Title XII: Department of Health and Human Services - Department of Health and Human Services Appropriation Act, 1983 - Makes appropriations for FY 1983 to the Department of Health and Human Services for the following agencies: (1) the Health Services Administration for health services; (2) the Centers for Disease Control for preventive health services; (3) the National Institutes of Health, research resources, the John E. Fogarty International Center for Advanced Study in the Health Sciences, the National Library of Medicine, and the Office of the Director; (4) the Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration for alcohol, drug abuse, and mental health and Saint Eligabeths Hospital; (5) the Health Resources Administration for health resources and the Medical Facilities Guarantee and Loan Fund; (6) the Assistant Secretary for Health for health services management; (7) Health Maintenance Organization Loan and Loan guarantee Fund; (8) retirement pay and medical benefits for commissioned officers; (9) the Health Care Financing Administration for grants to States for Medicaid, payments to health care trust funds, and program management; (10) the Social Security Administration for payments to Social Security trust funds, special benefits for disabled coal miners, supplemental security income program assistance payments program, low-income home energy assistance program, child support enforcement, refugee and entrants assistance and assistance payments program; (11) the Assistant Secretary for Human Development Services for social services block grants, human development services, child welfare services, work incentives, community services block grants, and department management; (12) the Office of the Inspector General; (13) the Office for Civil Rights; and (14) research studies under the Social Security Act.
Prohibits any of the funds appropriated by this title for grants-in-aid to State agencies from being withheld from the agencies of any State which have established by legislative enactment and have in operation a merit system and classification and compensation plan covering their employees because of their selection or the rates of pay of such employees.
Prohibits the use of any funds to pay any recipient of a grant for the conduct of research an amount equal to as much as the entire cost of such research.
Makes specified appropriations in this Act available for expenses for active commissioned officers in the Public Health Service Reserve Corps and in the Regular Corps.
Prohibits the use of any funds for abortions except where the life of the mother would be endangered if the fetus were carried to term. Permits the States to remain free not to fund abortions to the extent that they in their sole discretion deem appropriate.
Makes funds advanced to the National Institutes of Health Management Fund from appropriations in this Act available for the expenses of sharing medical care facilities and resources.
Makes a specified amount of funds appropriated in this title for the Social Security Administration and the Office of Child Support Enforcement available for official reception and representation expenses related to income maintenance or child support enforcement activities.
Makes a specified amount of funds appropriated in this title for the Health Care Financing Administration available for official reception and representation expenses.
Title XIII: Department of Education - Department of Education Appropriation Act, 1983 - Makes appropriations for FY 1983 to the Department of Education for the following purposes: (1) compensatory education for the disadvantaged; (2) special programs; (3) bilingual education; (4) school assistance in federally affected areas; (5) education for the handicapped; (6) rehabilitation services and handicapped research; (7) vocational and adult education; (8) student financial assistance; (9) guaranteed student loans; (10) higher and continuing education; (11) higher education facilities loans and insurance; (12) college housing loans; (13) educational research and statistics; (14) educational, research, and training activities overseas (special foreign currency program); (15) libraries; (16) Special Institutions, the American Printing House for the Blind, National Technical Institute for the Deaf, Gallaudet College, and Howard University; (17) the Office for Civil Rights; (18) departmental management; and (19) the Office of the Inspector General.
Prohibits withholding of funds appropriated by this title for grants-in-aid to cover State agency operating expenses because of any disapproval of their personnel or manner of personnel selection if a merit system and classification and compensation plan are in operation.
Subjects the funds appropriated in this Act to the American Printing House for the Blind, Howard University, the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, and Galludet College to an audit by the Secretary of Education.
Prohibits the use of funds appropriated under this Act to: (1) force any school or school district which is desegregated to take any action to force the busing of students; (2) transport students or teachers in order to overcome racial imbalance or to carry out a plan of racial desegregation of any school or school system; or (3) transport any student to a school other than the school which is nearest the student's home.
Prohibits the use of any of the funds appropriated in this Act to prevent the implementation of programs of voluntary prayer and meditation in the public schools.
Prohibits the use of funds to pay 100 percent of research costs to any grant recipient.
Title XIV: Related Agencies - Makes appropriations for FY 1983 to: (1) Action for operating expenses, domestic programs; (2) the Corporation for Public Broadcasting for the Public Broadcasting Fund; (3) the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service; (4) the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission; (5) the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science; (6) the National Commission on Student Financial Assistance; (7) the National Labor Relations Board; (8) the National Mediation Board; (9) the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission; (10) the Railroad Retirement Board for the dual benefits payments account; (11) Milwaukee Railroad Restructuring, administration; and (13) the Soldiers' and Airmen's Home for operation and maintenance.
Title XV: General Provisions - Limits the expenditure of any appropriation under this Act for any consulting service through procurement contract to those contracts where such expenditures are a matter of public record, except where otherwise provided under existing law or Executive Order.
Sets forth limitations on the use of funds appropriated for salaries and expenses under this Act.
Prohibits the use of funds appropriated under this Act for any loan, loan guarantee, grant, salary, or other remuneration for any individual applying for admission, attending, employed by, teaching at, or doing research at an institution of higher education who has engaged in conduct on or after August 1, 1969, which involves the use of (or the assistance to others in the use of) force or the threat of force or the seizure of property under the control of an institution of higher education, to require or prevent the availability of certain curricula, or to prevent the faculty, administrative officials, or students in such institution from engaging in their duties or pursuing their studies at such institution.
Authorizes the Secretaries of Labor, Education, and Health and Human Services to transfer unexpended balances of prior appropriations to accounts corresponding to current appropriations provided in this Act, provided that such transferred balances are used for the same purposes, and for the same periods of time, for which they were originally appropriated.
Prohibits any part of any appropriation contained in this Act from: (1) remaining available for obligation beyond the current fiscal year, unless expressly provided; (2) being used for publicity or propaganda to support or defeat legislation pending before Congress, except in presentation to the Congress itself or for normal and recognized executive-legislative relationships; (3) being used to pay for activities by grant or contract recipients or their agents designed to influence legislation or appropriations pending before the Congress; or (4) being used for research, experimental, or other activities presenting a danger to participants or subjects, without their written, informed consent (or that of parents or legal guardians, in the case of minors).
Authorizes the Secretaries of Labor, of Education, and of Health and Human Services to make available specified funds for official reception and representation expenses. Authorizes the Director of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service and the Chairman of the National Mediation Board to make available specified amounts for such expenses.
Declares that certain provisions of Public Law 97-276 shall be deemed to charge no amount appropriated by specified sections of such public law to any appropriation, fund, or authorization contained in this or any other measure whenever enacted. (End of "Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education and Related Agencies Appropriation Act, 1983").
Title XVI: Makes continuing appropriations at the current rate for: (1) health planning activities under the Public Health Service Act; (2) activities under the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act; and (3) program administration activities in the Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
Makes continuing appropriations for activities which were conducted in FY 1982, for which provision was made in the Energy and Water Development Act, 1982, at the current rate of operations. Prohibits the use of such funds for: (1) changing the normal operation and maintenance required for any civil works project under Department of Defense-Civil, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers-Civil, Operation and Maintenance, General, and the operation and maintenance activities funded in Flood Control, Mississippi River and Tributaries; (2) any project or activity for which appropriations, funds, or other authority were not available during FY 1982 without prior approval of the Committees on Appropriations; (3) a waterway extending the Tennessee Tombigbee project south; or (4) any action which would result in a significant reduction of the employment levels for any program or activity of the Department of Energy below the employment levels in effect on September 30, 1982.
Limits the annual rate for new obligational authority of the Department of Energy for Atomic Energy Defense Activities.
Limits the use of funds for a navigation opening at the Franklin Ferry Bridge, Jefferson County, Alabama.
Makes continuing appropriations to the Department of Housing and Urban Development for: (1) annual contributions for assisted housing; (2) the Housing for the Elderly or Handicapped Fund; and (3) the Federal Housing Administration Fund. Rescinds specified funds appropriated to the Department for rent supplements.
Appropriates funds for the special assistance functions fund of the Government National Mortgage Association.
Makes continuing appropriations as necessary for the following appropriation Acts: (1) the Department of the Interior and Related Agencies Appropriation Act, 1983, as reported from conference on December 17, 1982; (2) the Department of Agriculture, Rural Development and Related Agencies Appropriation Act, 1983, as reported from conference on December 10, 1982.
Declares that appropriations and funds made available and authority granted under this joint resolution shall be available from December 17, 1982, until September 30, 1983, unless the appropriations Acts are enacted earlier.
Limits the rate of pay for prevailing rate United States employees for specified periods during FY 1983.
Declares that such limitations shall not apply to any increase in a wage schedule or rate which is required by the terms of a contract entered into before enactment of this Act.
Declares that such limitations shall not apply to wage adjustments for prevailing rate supervisors provided by the supervisory pay plan.
Prohibits any part of any appropriation from being available for any agency to pay the Administrator of the General Services Administration a higher rate per square foot for rental of space and services than the current rate.
Repeals certain limitations on Veterans Administration medical automatic data processing services carried in the Department of Housing and Urban Development-Independent Agencies Appropriation Act, 1983.
Makes moneys deposited into the National Defense Stockpile Transaction Fund under the Strategic and Critical Materials Stock Piling Act available, subject to limitations, for the acquisition of strategic and critical materials.
Makes optional instead of mandatory the public availability of the interim findings of the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians.
Requires the Postal Service to continue six-day delivery of mail and rural delivery of mail at 1982 levels.
Makes appropriations to the Postal Service Fund sufficient to maintain, at Step 14, all postal rates for all preferred rate mailers.
Prohibits, before expiration of this resolution, any reduction in the amount of grants to a State for aid to families with dependent children (under title IV of the Social Security Act) solely because such State has failed to set up an approved child support and establishment of paternity program.
Prohibits the use of funds, except as authorized by Congress, to study the possibility of changing from "at cost" to a "market rate" (or some other noncost-based) method for the pricing of hydroelectric power by Federal authorities.
Approves expenditures from the Bonneville Power Administration Fund for: (1) construction of Boundary Integration and Colville Valley Support; (2) official reception and representation expenses; and (3) conservation and renewable resource loans and grants as specified in the Pacific Northwest Electric Power Planning and Conservation Act.
Makes appropriations to the Department of the Treasury for salaries and expenses of the: (1) Bureau of Government Financial Operations; (2) United States Customs Service; (3) United States Secret Service; and (4) Internal Revenue Service.
Prohibits the use of such funds to close specified Customs offices or to consolidate or reduce personnel, programs or functions of such offices.
Prohibits the use of the funds for the enforcement of any Internal Revenue Ruling relating to the imposition of a tax on the unrelated business income on tax-exempt organizations with respect to revenues generated as a result of the North Dakota Century Code Chapter 53-06.
Makes funds available to the Federal Buildings Fund of the General Services Administration for the rental of space.
Prohibits the use of any of the funds provided by this joint resolution to: (1) the Internal Revenue Service to reduce the number of positions allocated to taxpayer service activities below the FY 1982 levels; or (2) the General Services Administration (GSA) for the contracting out of any service presently performed by GSA employees.
Allows GSA to initiate new construction, purchase, advance design, and repairs and alteration line-item projects included in the Treasury, Postal Service and General Government Appropriation Act, 1983, as passed by the House or as reported to the Senate.
Establishes in the Department of Commerce the position of Director General of the United States and Foreign Commercial Services, appointed by the President, with the advice and consent of the Senate.
Prohibits the use of funds to enter into a restructured contract of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for tracking and data relay satellite services if the estimated cost exceeds a specified amount, unless approved by the Committees on Appropriations.
Makes permanent law H. Res. 611, 97th Congress, relating to the House of Representatives Page Board.
Requires the transfer of certain funds from the Department of Defense to the Department of Education for the Highland Falls-Fort Montgomery, New York central school district.
Prohibits the use of any funds provided by this joint resolution to deny or reduce Supplemental Security Income or Aid to Families with Dependent Children benefits because of home energy assistance provided by a private nonprofit organization, or any entity whose revenues are primarily derived on a rate-of-return basis regulated by a State or Federal governmental body, if the State certifies that such assistance was based on need.
Makes specified provisions of the Legislative Branch Appropriation Act, 1983, as reported on September 22, 1982, applicable until September 30, 1983. Limits salary increases for Members of Congress and other senior executive, judicial, and legialtive positions.
Makes appropriations to the Federal Labor Relations Authority.
Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to instruct the United States Executive Directors of the World Bank to oppose any assistance for the production of any export commodity if it is in surplus or world markets and if such assistance will cause substantial injury to United States producers of the same, similar, or competing commodity.
Prohibits the use of any funds other than those earmarked for operating expenses of the Agency for International Development from being used to finance such expenses.
Denies the availability of funds to any country which the President determines is not taking adequate steps to prevent narcotic drugs and other controlled substances from entering the United States unlawfully.
Allocates a specified percentage of funds made available to carry out the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 available for FY 1983 for loans to countries whose annual per capita gross national product falls within certain limits. Sets forth the terms of such loans.
Declares that the Government contribution for health benefits plans for the Vice President, Senators, and officers and employees of the Senate shall be paid from the contingent fund of the Senate out of the "miscellaneous items" account.
Subjects any commuter authority operating commuter service transferred from the Consolidated Rail Corporation (Conrail) to specified laws.
Makes Conrail employees who are deprived of employment by assumption or discontinuance of intercity passenger service by Amtrak eligible for employee protection benefits under the Regional Rail Reorganization Act of 1973.
Declares that the provisions of the Treasury, Postal Service, and General Government Appropriation Act, 1983, which prohibit the inclusion of abortion coverage in Federal employee health plans, shall not apply to funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this joint resolution.
Prohibits the sale, lease, or rental of Fort DeRussy, Hawaii.
Terminates the authorization for the water project on Bradley Lake, Alaska.
Appropriates additional funds for carrying out the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act.
Makes appropriations for payments to the Alaska Railroad Revolving Fund for capital improvements, replacements, operations, and maintenance.
Prohibits the use of funds to collect copyright royalty fees at a specified rate from certain cable systems for the carriage of certain distant signal equivalents while a specified decision by the Copyright Royalty Tribunal (Docket Numbered 81-2, October 20, 1982) is under appeal or review.
Declares that certain payments for local educational agencies in Montana for fiscal year 1983 shall be computed from corrected 1981 financial data if certain conditions are met.
Makes certain personnel at the Federal Aviation Administration Academy eligible for premium pay.
Prohibits the sale or disposal or the Naval and Marine Corps Reserve Center at Beavertail Point, Rhode Island.
Amends the Social Security Act to waive certain requirements for State programs under the Supplemental Security Income program, if certain payments expenditure levels are maintained.
Appropriates funds to carry out low income home energy assistance under the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981.
Directs the Secretary of Transportation to withdraw from the Interstate Highway System certain planned highway segments in New Jersey, and to designate portions of the New Jersey Turnpike as part of the Interstate System.
Requires the Secretary of the Interior to make reclamation grants to States within 60 days of receipt of a complete abandoned mine reclamation grant application under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act.
Makes funds for the President's Commission for the Study of Ethical Problems in Medicine and Biomedical and Behavioral Research available until March 31, 1983.
Exempts the transportation of broken, crushed, or powdered glass from Interstate Commerce Commission jurisdiction.
Prohibits the use of funds for any new Senate office buildings, except the Hart Building.
Prohibits the use of United States funds in any international programs to aid the Palestine Liberation Organization, the Southwest Africa Peoples Organization, or Cuba.
Directs the Secretary of Energy to exercise his remedial authority under the Emergency Petroleum Allocation Act of 1973 to disburse specified funds to the Governors or Chief Executive Officers of the States. Sets forth a formula for determining the ratio on which such disbursements shall be based. Makes such disbursements available for energy programs of the States.
Provides for benefit payments to surviving spouses and dependent children of certain members of the Armed Forces who died on active duty before August 13, 1981, or who died later as a result of a service-connected disability incurred or aggravated before such date.
Authorizes the Secretary of Commerce to permit, upon the request from Tacoma, Washington, the sale or lease of the Pantages Centre for the Performing Arts building.
Makes appropriations for activities of the White House Conference on Productivity.
Makes additional funds available for the International Atomic Energy Agency, provided that Israel is allowed to participate. Authorizes additional funds to carry out low-income home energy assistance under the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981.
Declares the sense of the Congress that the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve and the Federal Open Market Committee should continue to take such actions as necessary to achieve and maintain a level of interest rates low enough to generate significant economic growth and reduce the current intolerable level of unemployment.
Appropriates additional funds for employment and training assistance under the Job Training Partnership Act.
Prohibits the transfer of United States defense equipment, materials or technology to foreign countries without the assurances that such countries will not transfer such equipment in violation of agreements to any Communist country.
Authorizes appropriations for the fish hatchery at Ennis, Montana.
Exempts the sale of .22 calibre rimfire ammunition from certain record keeping requirements.
Authorizes additional appropriations for the National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities for grants to support social science and historical studies of international labor issues.
Appropriates funds for National Park Service construction.