Clerk session vote number: 48
Description: A joint resolution making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2007, and for other purposes.
Bill summary: (
This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)
Revised Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2007 - (Sec. 2) Amends the Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2007 (Public Law 109-289, division B), as amended by Public Laws 109-369 and 109-383, to extend specified continuing appropriations through FY2007.
Division B: Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2007 - Title I: Full-Year Continuing Appropriations
(Sec. 101) Appropriates amounts at specified levels for continuing operations, projects, or activities, conducted in FY2006, for which appropriations, funds, or other authority would be made available in: (1) the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006; (2) the Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2006; (3) the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2006; (4) the Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006; (5) the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006; (6) the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2006; (7) the Military Quality of Life and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2006; (8) the Science, State, Justice, Commerce, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006; and (9) the Transportation, Treasury, Housing and Urban Development, the Judiciary, the District of Columbia, and Independent Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006.
Limits such levels to the amounts appropriated in such appropriations Acts, including transfers and obligation limitations, with specified exceptions.
(Sec. 106) Provides funding under this Continuing Resolution through FY2007.
(Sec. 110) Provides additional funding for certain accounts for advance payments for the first quarter of FY2008.
(Sec. 111) Appropriates additional amounts, for employees whose pay is funded by accounts under this Contiuing Resolution, to fund 50% of any increase in rates of pay which became effective under: (1) annual adjustments to federal pay schedules; (2) locality-based comparability payments; and (3) presidential authority to fix an alternative level of comparability payments.
(Sec. 112) Declares that any language specifying an earmark in a committee report or statement of managers accompanying an appropriations Act for FY2006 shall have no legal effect with respect to funds appropriated by this Continuing Resolution.
(Sec. 115) Prohibits the percentage salary adjustment scheduled to take effect for 2007 for Members of Congress from taking effect.
Title II: Elimination of Earmarks, Adjustments in Funding, and Other Provisions - Chapter I: Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies
- (Sec. 20101) Sets forth, subject to certain restrictions and requirements, the levels for accounts of the Department of Agriculture for Agriculture, Conservation, and Rural Development Programs, as well as the Rural Housing Service, the Food and Nutrition Service, Foreign Assistance and Related Programs, and the Food and Drug Administration.
(Sec. 20117) Rescinds specified amounts of unobligated balances appropriated for: (1) encouragement of exportation and domestic consumption of agricultural products; and (2) employment and training programs under the Food Stamp Act of 1977.
(Sec. 20119) Prohibits obligation of, and rescinds, specified funds derived from interest on the cushion of credit payments, as authorized by the Rural Electrification Act of 1936.
(Sec. 20120) Makes additional appropriations to the Secretary of Agriculture for the costs of loans and loan guarantees under the Rural Development Mission Area, and authorizes certain funds transfers, to ensure that FY2006 program levels are maintained for FY2007.
(Sec. 20121) Authorizes the Secretary to transfer certain funds for programs and activities administered under the Farm Service Agency, Agricultural Credit Insurance Fund to maintain, at least, FY2006 program and activities levels.
(Sec. 20122) Requires the program level for any loan or loan guarantee program under the Federal Credit Reform Act of 1990 with a negative credit subsidy score for FY2007 to be the program level established pursuant to such Act for FY2006.
(Sec. 20123) Requires the Secretary to continue the Water and Waste Systems Direct Loan Program and the loan guarantee programs of the Agricultural Credit Insurance Fund under the authority and conditions (including the borrower's interest rate and fees as of FY2006) provided by the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006.
(Sec. 20124) Specifies circumstances in which the Secretary shall adjust payment allocations under the National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977 to ensure that each institution participating in the nutrition and family education program for low-income areas under the Smith-Lever Act receives a payment of at least $100,000.
Chapter 2: Department of Defense
- (Sec. 20201) Provides for full-year continuing appropriations for environmental restoration activities of the Department of Defense (DOD).
(Sec. 20202) Appropriates additional funding for specified FY2007 military activities, the Defense Health Program, and Research, Development, Test and Evaluation.
(Sec. 20203) Subjects such amounts to the terms and conditions set forth in the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2007 (Public Law 109-289).
Chapter 3: Energy and Water Development
- (Sec. 20301) Sets forth the levels of specified accounts for the Corps of Engineers-Civil, Department of the Army under the Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2006 (the Act in this Chapter).
(Sec. 20302) Waives the limitation on total project costs in the Water Resources Development Act of 1986, as amended, during FY2007 for any project that received funds provided in this Continuing Resolution.
(Sec. 20303) Waives application of certain restrictions or requirements in the Act to funds appropriated by this Continuing Resolution.
(Sec. 20312) Amends the Water Desalination Act of 1996 to extend the authorization of appropriations through FY2011.
(Sec. 20313) Sets forth the levels for specified accounts of the Department of Energy, including Energy Supply and Conservation, Departmental Administration, the National Nuclear Security Administration, as well as the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).
(Sec. 20318) Prohibits the Secretary of Energy from making any funds available for construction activities for Project 99-D-143, mixed oxide fuel fabrication facility, Savannah River Site, South Carolina, until August 1, 2007.
(Sec. 20319) Repeals specified limits of the Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 1993 on the transfer between appropriations of certain funds made available for DOE activities under such Act or subsequent Energy and Water Development Appropriations Acts.
(Sec. 20320) Makes appropriaitons for the cost of guaranteed loans under the Energy Policy Act of 2005. Limits the total principal amount of commitments to guarantee such loans.
Prohibits loan guarantees from being awarded under the Energy Policy Act of 2005 until specified final regulations are issued.
Requires: (1) the Secretary of Energy to arrange with an independent auditor for annual evaluations of the loan guarantee program; and (2) the Comptroller General, in addition to the independent audit, to review annually and report to the congressional appropriations committees on the DOE's execution of such program.
Requires the Secretary to promulgate final regulations for such loan guarantees within six months of the enactment of this Continuing Resolution.
(Sec. 20321) Requires for FY2007 the Administrators of the Southeastern Power Administration, the Southwestern Power Administration, and the Western Power Administration, except as otherwise directed by federal law, to use the "yield" rate in computing interest during construction and interest on the unpaid balance of the cost of federal power facilities. Defines "yield rate" as the average yield during the preceding fiscal year on interest-bearing marketable U.S. securities which, at the time of computation, have terms of 15 years or more remaining to maturity.
(Sec. 20322) Waives the application of certain authorizations or requirements to funds appropriated by this Continuing Resolution for the Department of Energy, Energy Programs, Nuclear Waste Disposal, as well as Weapons Activities of the National Nuclear Security Administration, and Construction, Rehabilitation, Operation and Maintenance activities of the Western Area Power Administration.
(Sec. 20325) Repeals provisions in Title III of the Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2006: (1) making 20% the nonfederal share of project costs for the Reno Hydrogen Fuel Project; and (2) authorizing the Secretary to provide up to $10 million for the purchase of mineral rights at the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site.
(Sec. 20326) Extends through FY2007 specified federal law relating to the Appalachian regional development.
Chapter 4: Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs
- (Sec. 20401) Sets the levels of specified Bilateral Economic Assistance accounts, including certain rescissions.
(Sec. 20410) Amends the Inter-American Development Bank Act (22 U.S.C. 283-283z-10) to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to make a specified contribution to the first replenishment of the resources of the Enterprise for the Americas Multilateral Investment Fund.
(Sec. 20411) Applies to FY2007 a specified authorization of appropriations for U.S. contributions to the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Trust Fund.
(Sec. 20412) Waives compliance with certain United Nations sanctions against Iraq with respect to funds and authorities provided under this Continuing Resolution.
Amends the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 1990 to extend through FY2007 its requirements for visas for aliens with a well-founded fear of persecution on account of race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, or political opinion.
(Sec. 20413) Directs the President to notify Congress of each foreign country and international organization to which the U.S. government intends to provide any portion of the funds appropriated by this Continuing Resolution. Requires such notification to compare amounts, by category of assistance, provided or intended to be provided from funds appropriated for FY2006 and FY2007 for each such country and international organization.
(Sec. 20414) Amends the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2006, with respect to Bilateral Economic Assistance appropriations for the U.S. Agency for International Development for the Child Survival and Health Programs Fund, to switch the $70 million allotment for The Vaccine Fund to The GAVI Fund.
(Sec. 20415) Applies to FY2007 the authorization of appropriations for cancellation of all amounts owed to the United States (or any U.S. agency) by any country eligible for debt reduction as a result of certain loans made or credits extended before June 20, 1999.
Chapter 5: Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies
- (Sec. 20501) Sets forth the levels of specified accounts, subject to certain requirements and restrictions, of the Department of the Interior for: (1) the Bureau of Land Management (BLM); (2) the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS); (3) the National Park Service (NPS); (4) the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS); (5) the Bureau of Indian Affairs; (6) the Minerals Management Service; and also (7) the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
(Sec. 20504) Rescinds the contract authority provided for FY2007 under the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965.
(Sec. 20508) Waives certain requirements for the Forest Service of the Department of Agriculture.
(Sec. 20509) Sets forth the levels of specified accounts, subject to certain restrictions, for the Forest Service.
(Sec. 20512) Sets forth the levels of specified accounts, subject to certain restrictions, for the Indian Health Service of the Department of Health and Human Services and the Smithsonian Institution.
(Sec. 20514) Denies additional funding for FY2007 for the Memorial to Martin Luther King, Jr. or a specified grant to Kendall County, Illinois.
(Sec. 20516) Continues in effect for the 2006-2007 winter use season the NPS final rules for managing winter visitation and recreational use in Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks and the John D. Rockefeller, Jr., Memorial Parkway.
(Sec. 20517) Amends the Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006 to require renewal of nonrenewable grazing permits authorized by the Jarbidge Field Office of the BLM within the past ten years.
(Sec. 20519) Requires transfer to the U.S. Forest Service, Wildland Fire Management, of specified funds made available by the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2005 for construction of a wildfire management training facility in San Bernardino County, California, to be available for hazardous fuels reduction, hazard mitigation, and rehabilitation activities of the Forest Service.
(Sec. 20520) Amends the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2005 to extend through FY2007 the authority for the Secretary of Agriculture to permit the State Forester of Utah to perform forest, rangeland, and watershed restoration services on National Forest System lands in Utah.
(Sec. 20521) Prohibits the use of any funds by the Department of the Interior, in relation to any proposal to store water for export, for approval of any right-of-way or similar authorization on the Mojave National Preserve or lands managed by the Needles Field Office of the BLM, or for carrying out any activities associated with such right-of-way or similar approval.
Chapter 6: Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies
- (Sec. 20601) Sets forth the levels of specified accounts, including certain restrictions, for the Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, Employee Benefits Security Administration, Employment Standards Administration, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Mine Safety and Health Administration, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Departmental Management, Veterans Employment and Training, the Homeless Veterans Reintegration Programs and the Veterans Workforce Investment Programs, and the Office of the Inspector General.
Specifies job training grants to be awarded competitively.
(Sec. 20610) Amends the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to revise requirements attached to the transfer to states of any federal equity acquired in real property through grants to states for unemployment compensation administration or Wagner-Peyser Act grants related to the U.S. Employment Service.
(Sec. 20611) Sets forth the levels of specified accounts, including certain restrictions and rescissions, for the Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institutes of Health, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Administration for Children and Families, Administration on Aging, Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund.
(Sec. 20623) Extends through parts of FY2007 the prohibition against withholding substance abuse funding from a state pursuant to the Public Health Service Act.
(Sec. 20624) Exempts application to from funds appropriated by this Continuing Resolution a certain restriction and specified waiver authority contained in the Department of Health and Human Services Appropriations Act, 2006.
(Sec. 20625) Sets forth the levels of specified accounts, including certain restrictions, for the Department of Education for Education for the Disadvantaged, School Improvement Programs, Innovation and Improvement, Safe Schools and Citizenship Education, Special Education, Rehabilitation Services and Disability Research, Special Institutions for Persons With Disabilities (National Technical Institute for the Deaf), Student Financial Assistance, Student Aid Administration, Higher Education, and Departmental Management (Program Administration)
(Sec. 20633) Makes $4,310 the maximum Pell Grant for which a student shall be eligible during award year 2007-2008.
(Sec. 20637) Exempts this Continuing Resolution from the requirement of the Department of Education Appropriations Act, 2006 for an additional appropriation to carry out the Pell Grant program in order to eliminate an estimated accumulated shortfall of FY2006 budget authority.
(Sec. 20638) Sets forth the levels of specified accounts, including certain restrictions, for the Corporation for National and Community Service, including a specified amount for establishment of a VISTA Advance Payments Revolving Fund.
(Sec. 20642) Requires funds appropriated to the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission under the Medicare Improvements and Extension Act of 2006 to be used for such purpose.
(Sec. 20643) Sets forth the level of specified accounts for the Railroad Retirement Board and the Social Security Administration.
Chapter 7: Legislative Branch
- (Sec. 20701) Sets forth the levels of accounts for the Senate, Contingent Expenses of the Senate, Senators' Official Personnel, and Office Expense Account.
(Sec. 20702) Sets forth the level for the House of Representatives, Salaries and Expenses account.
Enacts into law the following sections of
, 109th Congress, as passed by the House on June 7, 2006: (1) Sec. 103 (authorizing an Acting Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) in the event of the CAO's death, resignation, separation from office, or disability); and (2) Sec. 107 (making positions under the House Press Gallery, the House Periodical Press Gallery, and the House Radio and Television Correspondents' Gallery responsible to provide media support services with respect to the presidential nominating conventions).
(Sec. 20703) Sets forth the levels of accounts for the Capitol Guide Service and Special Services Office and the Capitol Police. Requires the cost of basic training for the Capitol Police at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center for FY2007 to be paid by the Secretary of Homeland Security from funds available to the Department of Homeland Security.
Sets forth the levels of accounts for the Architect of the Capitol and the Library of Congress.
Rescinds specified amounts of unobligated balances available to the Library of Congress for: (1) the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program; (2) furniture and furnishings; and (3) an Integrated Library System.
Amends the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act for Defense, the Global War on Terror, and Tsunami Relief, 2005 (Public Law 109-13) to repeal certain changes to membership of the Joint Committee on the Library and the Board of Trustees of the Open World Leadership Center (OWLC). Restores prior law, as if it had not been amended, to reseat the chair of the Subcommittee on the Legislative Branch of the Committee on Appropriations of the House (or his or her designee) on both the Joint Committee and the OWLC Board, and remove the chair of the House Committee on Appropriations (or his or her designee) from membership on both entities.
Sets forth the level for the Government Printing Office, Government Printing Office Revolving Fund account.
Increases the maximum amount of: (1) rental payments received by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) from the leasing of space in in its Building others that may be available for use in FY2006; and (2) of reimbursements received by the Comptroller General from federal corporations for GAO audits that may be available for use in FY2006.
Chapter 8: Military Quality of Life and Veterans Affairs
- (Sec. 20801) Sets forth revised levels for amounts authorized under the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2007 (MCAAFY2007), Division B of the John Warner National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2007, and the Military Quality of Life, Military Construction, and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2006, subject to certain restrictions, with respect to: (1) certain military construction accounts; (2) certain accounts within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA); (3) salaries and expenses of the American Battle Monuments Commission; (4) the Foreign Currency Fluctuations Account; and (5) salaries and expenses of the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.
(Sec. 20805) Rescinds specified funds under prior military construction appropriations Acts.
(Sec. 20814) Amends MCAAFY2007 to revise the list of authorized Army construction and land acquisition projects for inside the United States.
Chapter 9: Science, State, Justice, Commerce, and Related Agencies
- (Sec. 20901) Establishes funding levels, subject to certain requirements and restrictions, for the Department of Justice for FY2007 for: (1) general administration, including for information sharing technology, narrowband communications, and salaries and expenses for the Federal Detention Trustee and the Office of Inspector General; (2) the U.S. Patrol Commission; (3) the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission; (4) the U.S. Marshals Service; (5) the Asset Forfeiture Fund; (6) the Drug Enforcement Administration; (7) the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; (8) the Federal Prison System; (9) Office of Justice Programs, including the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant program; (10) the Antitrust Division; (11) the U.S. Trustee System Fund; (12) the Federal Bureau of Investigation; (13) the National Security Division; (14) U.S. Attorneys; (15) Administrative Review and Appeal; and (16) general legal activities.
Specifies certain uses and limits on, or prohibitions against, the use of funds appropriated by this Act.
(Sec. 20911) Establishes funding levels, subject to certain requirements and restrictions, for the Department of Commerce for FY 2007 for: (1) the Bureau of the Census; (2) Technology Administration; (3) the National Institute of Standards and Technology; (4) National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; and (5) U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Rescinds unobligated balances available to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
(Sec. 20915) Establishes funding levels, subject to certain requirements and restrictions, for FY2007 for: (1) the National Aeronautics and Space Administration; (2) the National Science Foundation; (3) the Antitrust Modernization Commission; (4) the Legal Services Corporation; and (5) the Small Business Administration. Rescinds unobligated balances for salaries and expenses and the Business and Disaster Loans Program Accounts in the Small Business Administration. Prohibits the use of funds to implement any reduction in force or other involuntary separations (except for cause) by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration prior to September 30, 2007.
(Sec. 20919) Rescinds unobligated balances for certain Department of Justice programs, including: (1) the Working Capital Fund; (2) the Telecommunications Carrier Compliance Fund; (3) the Violent Crime Reduction Trust Fund; (4) the Assets Forfeiture Fund; and (5) Office of Justice Programs.
(Sec. 20942) Establishes funding levels, subject to certain requirements and restrictions, for the Department of State for FY2007 for: (1) Administration of Foreign Affairs; (2) Contributions for International Peacekeeping Activities; (3) International Broadcasting Operations; and (4) the Commission on International Religious Freedom.
(Sec. 20946) Extends through calendar 2007 the prohibition on the use of funds to change Federal Communication Commission rules relating to universal service support payments.
Chapter 10: Transportation, Treasury, Housing and Urban Development, the Judiciary, the District of Columbia, and Independent Agencies
- (Sec. 21001) Makes certain funds available for agency facility improvements and associated administrative costs of the Department of Transportation (DOT).
(Sec. 21002) Extends through FY2007: (1) authority of the Secretary of Transportation to provide aviation insurance and reinsurance; and (2) limitations on air carrier liability for third party claims arising out of acts of terrorism.
(Sec. 21003) Rescinds certain funds made available under the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund of 2001 to compensate air carriers for direct and incremental losses incurred in connection with the attacks of September 11, 2001.
(Sec. 21004) Denies funds for activities or reimbursements to fixed-based general aviation operators and the providers of general aviation ground support services at specified Washington, D.C., area air fields for direct and incremental financial losses incurred by them solely due to federal government actions following the September 11, 2001, attacks.
(Sec. 21005) Sets forth levels for specified accounts of the Federal Aviation Administration and the Federal Highway Administration.
(Sec. 21009) Rescinds certain funds authorized for FY2007 and prior years for airport planning and development and noise compatibility planning and programs.
(Sec. 21011) Declares that certain restrictions and authorities under the Transportation, Treasury, Housing and Urban Development, the Judiciary, and Independent Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006 shall not apply to FY2007.
(Sec. 21013) Sets the level for the limitation on obligations and transfer of contract authority for National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Operations and Research (Highway Trust Fund), subject to certain fund reductions and other requirements.
(Sec. 21014) Rescinds specified federal-aid highway funds apportioned to each state.
(Sec. 21015) Sets the level for certain accounts of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Federal Railroad Administration, the Federal Transit Administration, the Maritime Administration, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, the Research and Innovative Technology Administration, the DOT Office of Inspector General, and the National Transportation Safety Board.
(Sec. 21020) Denies certain appropriations for Alaska Railroad Rehabilitation.
(Sec. 21024) Requires allocation, at the discretion of the Administrator of the Federal Transit Administration, of certain funds to carry out specified new fixed guideway capital projects under the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFE-TEA).
(Sec. 21027) Rescinds certain unobligated balances for ship construction of the Maritime Administration and for the National Transportation Safety Board.
(Sec. 21033) Sets forth, subject to certain restrictions, the levels of certain accounts of the Department of Housing and Urban Development for Public and Indian Housing, Community Planning and Development, the Federal Housing Administration, Policy Development and Research, Research and Technology, and the Office of Lead Hazard Control.
(Sec. 21043) Amends the Multifamily Assisted Housing Reform and Affordability Act of 1997 to extend the mark-to-market program through FY2011.
(Sec. 21044) Authorizes the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development through FY2007 to insure and enter into commitments to insure mortgages under the National Housing Act.
(Sec. 21045) Amends the United States Housing Act of 1937 to extend assistance to public housing agencies through FY2007.
(Sec. 21048) Sets forth the levels of accounts for the Department of the Treasury for Departmental Offices and the Internal Revenue Service.
(Sec. 21054) Sets forth the levels of accounts for the Judiciary, including Courts of Appeals, District Courts, and Other Judicial Services, and the Administrative Office of the United States Courts.
(Sec. 21056) Amends the Judicial Improvements Act of 1990 to require the first vacancy in the office of district judge in the district of Kansas to be filled with a temporary judgeship. Declares that the first vacancy occurring 16 years or more after the confirmation date of the judge named to fill such temporary judgeship shall not be filled.
(Sec. 21057) Sets forth the levels of accounts for the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) (Counterdrug Technology Assessment Center).
(Sec. 21058) Requires the structure of any of ONDCP offices or components to remain as they were on October 1, 2006. Prohibits the use of any funds under this Continuing Resolution to implement a reorganization of offices within the ONDCP without the explicit approval of the congressional appropriations committees.
(Sec. 21059) Extends through FY2008 the availability of funds under this Continuing Resolution for the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) (Federal Drug Control Programs).
Directs the ONDCP to submit by certain deadlines to the congressional appropriations committees a plan for the initial HIDTA allocation funding and the discretionary HIDTA funding.
(Sec. 21060) Sets forth the levels of accounts for the Election Assistance Commission and the General Services Administration (GSA), including new obligational authority for GSA.
(Sec. 21062) Declares that, notwithstanding GSA Order ADM 5440 of December 21, 2006, the Office of Governmentwide Policy and the Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs shall continue to exist and operate separately. Prohibits the use of any funds to establish or operate an Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs and Governmentwide Policy, or any such combination, without the explicit approval of the congressional appropriations committees.
(Sec. 21063) Prohibits the obligation of any of funds under this Continuing Resolution for the Coast Guard consolidation and development of St. Elizabeths campus in the District of Columbia.
(Sec. 21064) Sets forth the levels of accounts for the Merit Systems Protection Board and the National Archives and Records Administration.
(Sec. 21068) Extends through FY 2007 the six executive agency franchise fund pilot programs established by the Office of Management and Budget.
(Sec. 21069) Authorizes appropriations for FY2007 for the Office of Government Ethics.
(Sec. 21070) Sets forth the levels of accounts for the Office of Personnel Management, the Office of Special Counsel, the U.S. Postal Service, and for the Federal Payments to: (1) the Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency for the District of Columbia (DC); (2) the DC Office of the Chief Financial Officer; (3) DC Emergency Planning and Security Costs; and (4) Defender Services in DC Courts.
(Sec. 21073) Requires that any appropriation or funds made available to DC for the Federal Payment for School Improvement for public charter school credit enhancement and direct loans remain available until expended.
Denies the availability of funds under this Continuing Resolution for the Federal Payments to DC for the National Guard Youth Challenge Program or Marriage Development and Improvement, both otherwise provided for in the District of Columbia Appropriations Act, 2006.
Amends the 2005 District of Columbia Omnibus Authorization Act to postpone the effective date of the requirement that the DC Chief Financial Officer (CFO) carry out procurement for the CFO Office through a procurement office or division operating independently of, and not governed by, the Office of Contracting and Procurement.
(Sec. 21074) States that a certain amount provided for Other Federal Drug Control Programs shall not be required as a directed grant to the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America for the National Community Anti-Drug Coalition Institute. Provides such amount, instead, under the Drug-Free Communities Support Program, for training, technical assistance, evaluation, research, and capacity building for coalitions.
(Sec. 21076) Prohibits the appropriation or availability of funds under this Continuing Resolution for the Air Transportation Stabilization Program Account or the Treasury Building and Annex Repair and Restoration account of the Department of the Treasury.
(Sec. 21077) Declares that specified minimum amounts made available to the Internal Revenue Service under the Transportation, Treasury, Housing and Urban Development, the Judiciary, and Independent Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006 for regular and enhanced tax enforcement shall not apply for purposes of this Continuing Resolution.
(Sec. 21078) Authorizes the Federal Election Commission to charge and collect fees for attending or otherwise participating in a conference it sponsors.
Chapter 11: Department of Homeland Security
- (Sec. 21101) Requires the transfer to the Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration (TSA), of specified amounts from unobligated balances currently available to TSA and other specified accounts, in order to liquidate obligations incurred against funds appropriated in FY2002 and FY2003.
Prohibits TSA from utilizing any unobligated balances from the screener partnership program, the explosive detection system purchase program, the explosive detection system installation program, the checkpoint support program, aviation regulation and other enforcement programs, the air cargo program, the air cargo research and development program, and operation integration.
Requires specified amounts of the funds so transferred to come from the Secure Flight Program, the Immediate Office of the Deputy Secretary, the Office of Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs, the Office of Public Affairs, and the MAX-HR Human Resource System.
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Bill titles: Making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2007, and for other purposes.
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