Summary: H.R.2890 — 99th Congress (1985-1986)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/27/1985)

Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1985 - Title I - Makes supplemental appropriations for FY 1985 to the: (1) Department of Justice for fees and expenses of witnesses (including the transfer of funds); (2) Department of State for payments to the Foreign Service Retirement and Disability Fund; (3) judiciary for salaries of judges; (4) Veterans Administration for compensation and pensions and readjustment benefits; (5) Department of Health and Human Services for the Office of Human Development Services and for payments to Social Security trust funds; (6) Department of Education for guaranteed student loans; (7) House of Representatives for payments to widows and heirs of deceased Members of Congress, officer and employee salaries, committee employees, and allowances and expenses; and (8) legislative branch for the joint items of official mail costs and payment to the Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund.

Title II: Increased Pay Costs for the Fiscal Year 1985 - Makes supplemental appropriations for increased pay costs for FY 1985 to the: (1) legislative branch for the House of Representatives, joint items, the Congressional Budget Office, the Architect of the Capitol, the Library of Congress, the Botanic Garden, and the Office of Technology Assessment; (2) judiciary for the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the U.S. Court of International Trade, the Courts of Appeals, District Courts, and other judicial services, the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, and the Federal Judicial Center; (3) Executive Office of the President for the White House Office, the Executive Residence at the White House, special assistance to the White House, special assistance to the President, the Office of Administration, and the Office of Management and Budget; (4) Department of Agriculture for specified departmental offices, the Statistical Reporting Service, the Economic Research Service, the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation, the Rural Electrification Administration, the Farmers Home Administration, the Soil Conservation Service, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, the Federal Grain Inspection Service, the Agricultural Marketing Service, the Food Safety and Inspection Service, the Food and Nutrition Service, and the Forest Service; (5) Department of Commerce for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (transfer of funds); (6) Department of Defense--Military for military personnel and operation and maintenance (including fund transfers); and (7) Department of Defense--Civil for army cemeterial expenses, the Corps of Engineers--Civil, and the Soldiers' and Airmen's Home; (8) Department of Energy for energy programs; (9) Department of Health and Human Services for the Food and Drug Administration and the Health Services Administration; (10) Department of Housing and Urban Development for management and administration (transfer of funds); and (11) Department of the Interior for the Bureau of Land Management, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the National Park Service, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, the Geological Survey, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and the Office of the Solicitor.

Makes supplemental appropriations for increased pay costs for FY 1985 to the: (1) Department of Justice for general administration, the U.S. Parole Commission, legal activities (including fund transfers), interagency law enforcement, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Immigration and Naturalization Service, and the Federal Prison System; (2) Department of Labor for the Employment Standards Administration; (3) Department of Transportation for the Federal Aviation Administration (transfer of funds), the Coast Guard (including the transfer of funds), the Maritime Administration (transfer of funds), the Coast Guard (including the transfer of funds), the Maritime Administration (transfer of funds), the Research and Special Programs Administration (transfer of funds), and the Office of the Secretary (including the transfer of funds); (4) Department of the Treasury for the Office of the Secretary, the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, the Financial Management Service, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, the United States Customs Service, the Bureau of the Public Debt, the Internal Revenue Service, and the U.S. Secret Service; (5) Environmental Protection Agency; (6) General Services Administration for personal property activities and general management and administration (fund transfers); (7) National Aeronautics and Space Administration; (8) Office of Personnel Management (including the transfer of funds); and (9) Veterans Administration. Revises limitations on the availability of revenue of the Federal Buildings Fund.

Makes supplemental appropriations for increased pay costs for FY 1985 to the following independent agencies: (1) the Administrative Conference of the United States; (2) the Commission of Fine Arts; (3) the Commission on Civil Rights; (4) the Commodity Futures Trading Commission; (5) the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; (6) the Federal Communications Commission; (7) the Federal Election Commission; (8) the Federal Home Loan Bank Board; (9) the Federal Labor Relations Authority; (10) the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service; (11) the Federal Trade Commission; (12) the intelligence community staff; (13) the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations; (14) the Delaware River Basin Commission; (15) the Susquehanna River Basin Commission; (16) the International Trade Commission; (17) the Interstate Commerce Commission; (18) the Merit Systems Protection Board; (19) the National Capital Planning Commission; (20) the National Science Foundation; (21) the National Transportation Safety Board; (22) the Pennsylvania Avenue Development Corporation; (23) the Securities and Exchange Commission; (24) the Smithsonian Institution; (25) the United States Holocaust Memorial Council; and (26) the United States Tax Court.

Title III: General Provisions - Prohibits any part of any appropriation contained in this Act from remaining available for obligation beyond the current fiscal year unless expressly so provided.

Increases, generally, the ceilings on amounts which may be expended for personal services to the extent necessary to meet increased pay costs authorized by or pursuant to law.