In the Senate of the United States,                                                        March 20, 2013.      Resolved, ...
2Sec. 5. Availability of funds.DIVISION A—AGRICULTURE, RURAL DEVELOPMENT, FOOD AND  DRUG ADMINISTRATION, AND RELATED AGENC...
3     Title III—Financial Services and General Government     Title IV—Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies     Tit...
4 1 DIVISION A—AGRICULTURE, RURAL DE- 2       VELOPMENT, FOOD AND DRUG ADMIN- 3       ISTRATION, AND RELATED AGENCIES 4   ...
5 1 expenses for management support services to offices of the 2 Department and for general administration, security, re- ...
6 1 funds made available under this heading for the Office of 2 Assistant Secretary for Congressional Relations may be 3 t...
7 1        OFFICE      OF THE   CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER 2       For necessary expenses of the Office of the Chief Infor-...
8 1 to the 1984 delegation of authority from the Administrator 2 of General Services to the Department of Agriculture unde...
9 1             HAZARDOUS MATERIALS MANAGEMENT 2               (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS) 3       For necessary expens...
10 1               OFFICE   OF THE   GENERAL COUNSEL 2       For necessary expenses of the Office of the General 3 Counsel...
11 1 grantor which shall not exceed 25 percent of the total value 2 of the land or interests transferred out of Federal ow...
12 1 easements at any Agricultural Research Service location for 2 the construction of a research facility by a non-Federa...
13 1 Education Activities’’ in the report accompanying this Act: 2 Provided, That funds for research grants for 1994 insti...
14 1                     EXTENSION ACTIVITIES 2       For payments to States, the District of Columbia, 3 Puerto Rico, Gua...
15 1 OFFICE    OF THE        UNDER SECRETARY     FOR   MARKETING   AND 2                         REGULATORY PROGRAMS 3    ...
16 1 main available until expended, shall be for information 2 technology infrastructure; of which $153,950,000, to remain...
17 1 in addition, in emergencies which threaten any segment of 2 the agricultural production industry of this country, the...
18 1 structured such that any entity’s liability for such fees is 2 reasonably based on the technical assistance, goods, o...
19 1          LIMITATION ON ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSES 2       Not to exceed $62,592,000 (from fees collected) shall be 3 obl...
20 1        GRAIN INSPECTION, PACKERS      AND   STOCKYARDS 2                        ADMINISTRATION 3                   SA...
21 1 Inspection Act, and the Egg Products Inspection Act, in- 2 cluding not to exceed $50,000 for representation allowance...
22 1     OFFICE    OF THE   UNDER SECRETARY    FOR   FARM   AND 2               FOREIGN AGRICULTURAL SERVICES 3       For ...
23 1 the Food Security Act of 1985 (16 U.S.C. 3839bb–2), 2 $5,500,000, to remain available until expended. 3              ...
24 1 ance Fund, as follows: $1,500,000,000 for guaranteed farm 2 ownership loans and $475,000,000 for farm ownership di- 3...
25 1        Funds appropriated by this Act to the Agricultural 2 Credit Insurance Program Account for farm ownership, op- ...
26 1       FEDERAL CROP INSURANCE CORPORATION FUND 2       For payments as authorized by section 516 of the Fed- 3 eral Cr...
27 1 maintenance expenses to comply with the requirement of 2 section 107(g) of the Comprehensive Environmental Re- 3 spon...
28 1 exceed $100 pursuant to the Act of August 3, 1956 (7 U.S.C. 2 428a); purchase and erection or alteration or improveme...
29 1         RURAL DEVELOPMENT SALARIES        AND   EXPENSES 2               (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS) 3       For n...
30 1 ing repair loans; $31,277,000 for section 515 rental hous- 2 ing; $150,000,000 for section 538 guaranteed multi-famil...
31 1 Secretary for Rural Economic Area Partnership Zones for 2 the fiscal year 2012, shall be available through June 30, 3...
32 1 or agreements entered into in lieu of debt forgiveness or 2 payments for eligible households as authorized by section...
33 1 tenants who are not receiving such assistance: Provided fur- 2 ther, That such recaptured rental assistance shall, to...
34 1 ticable, administer such vouchers with current regulations 2 and administrative guidance applicable to section 8 hous...
35 1 revitalization agreement obtain a restrictive use agreement 2 consistent with the terms of the restructuring: Provide...
36 1 able through June 30, 2013, for communities designated by 2 the Secretary of Agriculture as Rural Economic Area Part-...
37 1 sional Budget Act of 1974, $3,880,000, to remain available 2 until expended. 3       For the cost of grants for rural...
38 1 ment and severe economic depression (Public Law 106– 2 387), with up to 5 percent for administration and capacity 3 b...
39 1 available until expended: Provided, That of the amount ap- 2 propriated under this heading, not to exceed $1,000,000 ...
40 1 Farm and Rural Development Act: Provided further, That 2 sections 381E–H and 381N of the Consolidated Farm and 3 Rura...
41 1 Secretary of Agriculture as Rural Economic Area Partner- 2 ship Zones. 3       In addition, for administrative expens...
42 1 groups of cooperatives that serve socially disadvantaged 2 groups and a majority of the boards of directors or gov- 3...
43 1 $524,466,000, to remain available until expended, of which 2 not to exceed $1,000,000 shall be available for the rura...
44 1 appropriated under this heading shall be for technical as- 2 sistance grants for rural water and waste systems pursua...
45 1 through June 30, 2013, for communities designated by the 2 Secretary of Agriculture as Rural Economic Area Partner- 3...
46 1     RURAL ELECTRIFICATION AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS 2                      LOANS PROGRAM ACCOUNT 3                   (IN...
47 1       For grants for telemedicine and distance learning serv- 2 ices in rural areas, as authorized by 7 U.S.C. 950aaa...
48 1       In addition, $10,372,000, to remain available until ex- 2 pended, for a grant program to finance broadband tran...
49 1 amount available, $16,504,000 shall be available to carry 2 out section 19 of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (42 U.S...
50 1 ments without the use of funds in the contingency reserve 2 that are without fiscal year limitation: Provided further...
51 1 quirements as may be required by law: Provided further, 2 That funds made available for Employment and Training 3 und...
52 1 effective with funds made available in fiscal year 2013 to 2 support the Seniors Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program, 3...
53 1 $176,789,000: Provided, That the Service may utilize ad- 2 vances of funds, or reimburse this appropriation for expen...
54 1 under title I of the Agricultural Trade Development and 2 Assistance Act of 1954 and for title I ocean freight differ...
55 1      COMMODITY CREDIT CORPORATION EXPORT (LOANS) 2            CREDIT GUARANTEE PROGRAM ACCOUNT 3               (INCLU...
56 1 this Act; for rental of special purpose space in the District 2 of Columbia or elsewhere; for miscellaneous and emerg...
57 1 animal generic drug user fees authorized by 21 U.S.C. 379j– 2 21, and shall be credited to this account and remain av...
58 1 any such fees assessed prior to fiscal year 2013 but credited 2 for fiscal year 2013, shall be subject to the fiscal ...
59 1 ceed $213,352,000 shall be for payments to the General 2 Services Administration for rent; and (10) $259,342,000 3 sh...
60 1 activity to another with the prior approval of the Commit- 2 tees on Appropriations of both Houses of Congress. 3    ...
61 1                          TITLE VII 2                   GENERAL PROVISIONS 3     (INCLUDING RESCISSIONS AND TRANSFERS ...
62 1 funds to remain available until expended: Provided, That 2 none of the funds made available by this Act or any other ...
63 1 shall be available for obligation unless the Secretary sub- 2 mits written notification of the obligation to the Comm...
64 1 similar basis for all agencies for which appropriations are 2 provided in this Act. 3       SEC. 705. Appropriations ...
65 1 nology Investment Review Board: Provided, That notwith- 2 standing any other provision of law, none of the funds ap- ...
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2013 Senate Continuing Resolution

  1. 1. In the Senate of the United States, March 20, 2013. Resolved, That the bill from the House of Representa-tives (H.R. 933) entitled ‘‘An Act making appropriations forthe Department of Defense, the Department of Veterans Af-fairs, and other departments and agencies for the fiscal yearending September 30, 2013, and for other purposes.’’, dopass with the following AMENDMENTS: Strike all after the enacting clause, and insert in lieu thereof: 1 SHORT TITLE 2 SECTION 1. This Act may be cited as the ‘‘Consolidated 3 and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013’’. 4 TABLE OF CONTENTS 5 SEC. 2. The table of contents of this Act is as follows: Sec. 1. Short title. Sec. 2. Table of contents. Sec. 3. References. Sec. 4. Explanatory statement.
  2. 2. 2Sec. 5. Availability of funds.DIVISION A—AGRICULTURE, RURAL DEVELOPMENT, FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, AND RELATED AGENCIES APPROPRIA- TIONS ACT, 2013Title I—Agricultural ProgramsTitle II—Conservation ProgramsTitle III—Rural Development ProgramsTitle IV—Domestic Food ProgramsTitle V—Foreign Assistance and Related ProgramsTitle VI—Related Agency and Food and Drug AdministrationTitle VII—General provisions DIVISION B—COMMERCE, JUSTICE, SCIENCE, AND RELATED AGENCIES APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2013Title I—Department of CommerceTitle II—Department of JusticeTitle III—ScienceTitle IV—Related agenciesTitle V—General provisions DIVISION C—DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2013Title I—Military PersonnelTitle II—Operation and MaintenanceTitle III—ProcurementTitle IV—Research, Development, Test and EvaluationTitle V—Revolving and Management FundsTitle VI—Other Department of Defense ProgramsTitle VII—Related agenciesTitle VIII—General provisionsTitle IX—Overseas contingency operations DIVISION D—DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2013Title I—Departmental management and operationsTitle II—Security, enforcement, and investigationsTitle III—Protection, preparedness, response, and recoveryTitle IV—Research and development, training, and servicesTitle V—General provisions DIVISION E—MILITARY CONSTRUCTION AND VETERANS AFFAIRS, AND RELATED AGENCIES APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2013Title I—Department of DefenseTitle II—Department of Veterans AffairsTitle III—Related agenciesTitle IV—Overseas contingency operationsTitle V—General provisions DIVISION F—FURTHER CONTINUING APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2013Title I—General ProvisionsTitle II—Energy and Water Development † HR 933 EAS
  3. 3. 3 Title III—Financial Services and General Government Title IV—Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Title V—Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agen- cies Title VI—Legislative Branch Title VII—Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Title VIII—Transportation and Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies DIVISION G—OTHER MATTERS 1 REFERENCES 2 SEC. 3. Except as expressly provided otherwise, any 3 reference to ‘‘this Act’’ contained in division A, B, C, D, 4 or E of this Act shall be treated as referring only to the 5 provisions of that division. 6 EXPLANATORY STATEMENT 7 SEC. 4. The explanatory statement regarding this Act 8 printed in the Senate section of the Congressional Record 9 on or about March 11, 2013, by the Chairwoman of the10 Committee on Appropriations of the Senate shall have the11 same effect with respect to the allocation of funds and im-12 plementation of this Act as if it were a joint explanatory13 statement of a committee of conference.14 AVAILABILITY OF FUNDS15 SEC. 5. Each amount designated in this Act by the16 Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War17 on Terrorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Bal-18 anced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 198519 shall be available (or rescinded, if applicable) only if the20 President subsequently so designates all such amounts and21 transmits such designations to the Congress. † HR 933 EAS
  4. 4. 4 1 DIVISION A—AGRICULTURE, RURAL DE- 2 VELOPMENT, FOOD AND DRUG ADMIN- 3 ISTRATION, AND RELATED AGENCIES 4 APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2013 5 The following sums are hereby appropriated, out of 6 any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for 7 the fiscal year ending September 30, 2013, for Agriculture, 8 Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and 9 Related Agencies programs and for other purposes, namely:10 TITLE I11 AGRICULTURAL PROGRAMS12 PRODUCTION, PROCESSING AND MARKETING13 OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY14 (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS)15 For necessary expenses of the Office of the Secretary,16 $46,388,000, of which not to exceed $5,051,000 shall be17 available for the immediate Office of the Secretary; not to18 exceed $498,000 shall be available for the Office of Tribal19 Relations; not to exceed $1,496,000 shall be available for20 the Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Coordina-21 tion; not to exceed $1,422,000 shall be available for the Of-22 fice of Advocacy and Outreach; not to exceed $25,046,00023 shall be available for the Office of the Assistant Secretary24 for Administration, of which $24,242,000 shall be available25 for Departmental Administration to provide for necessary † HR 933 EAS
  5. 5. 5 1 expenses for management support services to offices of the 2 Department and for general administration, security, re- 3 pairs and alterations, and other miscellaneous supplies and 4 expenses not otherwise provided for and necessary for the 5 practical and efficient work of the Department; not to ex- 6 ceed $3,869,000 shall be available for the Office of Assistant 7 Secretary for Congressional Relations to carry out the pro- 8 grams funded by this Act, including programs involving 9 intergovernmental affairs and liaison within the executive10 branch; and not to exceed $9,006,000 shall be available for11 the Office of Communications: Provided, That the Secretary12 of Agriculture is authorized to transfer funds appropriated13 for any office of the Office of the Secretary to any other14 office of the Office of the Secretary: Provided further, That15 no appropriation for any office shall be increased or de-16 creased by more than 5 percent: Provided further, That not17 to exceed $11,000 of the amount made available under this18 paragraph for the immediate Office of the Secretary shall19 be available for official reception and representation ex-20 penses, not otherwise provided for, as determined by the21 Secretary: Provided further, That the amount made avail-22 able under this heading for Departmental Administration23 shall be reimbursed from applicable appropriations in this24 Act for travel expenses incident to the holding of hearings25 as required by 5 U.S.C. 551–558: Provided further, That † HR 933 EAS
  6. 6. 6 1 funds made available under this heading for the Office of 2 Assistant Secretary for Congressional Relations may be 3 transferred to agencies of the Department of Agriculture 4 funded by this Act to maintain personnel at the agency 5 level: Provided further, That no funds made available under 6 this heading for the Office of Assistant Secretary for Con- 7 gressional Relations may be obligated after 30 days from 8 the date of enactment of this Act, unless the Secretary has 9 notified the Committees on Appropriations of both Houses10 of Congress on the allocation of these funds by USDA agen-11 cy.12 EXECUTIVE OPERATIONS13 OFFICE OF THE CHIEF ECONOMIST14 For necessary expenses of the Office of the Chief Econo-15 mist, $16,008,000, of which $4,000,000 shall be for grants16 or cooperative agreements for policy research under 717 U.S.C. 3155 and shall be obligated within 90 days of the18 enactment of this Act.19 NATIONAL APPEALS DIVISION20 For necessary expenses of the National Appeals Divi-21 sion, $14,225,000.22 OFFICE OF BUDGET AND PROGRAM ANALYSIS23 For necessary expenses of the Office of Budget and Pro-24 gram Analysis, $9,049,000. † HR 933 EAS
  7. 7. 7 1 OFFICE OF THE CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER 2 For necessary expenses of the Office of the Chief Infor- 3 mation Officer, $44,031,000. 4 OFFICE OF THE CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER 5 For necessary expenses of the Office of the Chief Finan- 6 cial Officer, $6,247,000: Provided, That no funds made 7 available by this appropriation may be obligated for FAIR 8 Act or Circular A–76 activities until the Secretary has sub- 9 mitted to the Committees on Appropriations of both Houses10 of Congress and the Committee on Oversight and Govern-11 ment Reform of the House of Representatives a report on12 the Department’s contracting out policies, including agency13 budgets for contracting out.14 OFFICE OF THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR CIVIL15 RIGHTS16 For necessary expenses of the Office of the Assistant17 Secretary for Civil Rights, $893,000.18 OFFICE OF CIVIL RIGHTS19 For necessary expenses of the Office of Civil Rights,20 $22,692,000.21 AGRICULTURE BUILDINGS AND FACILITIES AND RENTAL22 PAYMENTS23 (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS)24 For payment of space rental and related costs pursu-25 ant to Public Law 92–313, including authorities pursuant † HR 933 EAS
  8. 8. 8 1 to the 1984 delegation of authority from the Administrator 2 of General Services to the Department of Agriculture under 3 40 U.S.C. 486, for programs and activities of the Depart- 4 ment which are included in this Act, and for alterations 5 and other actions needed for the Department and its agen- 6 cies to consolidate unneeded space into configurations suit- 7 able for release to the Administrator of General Services, 8 and for the operation, maintenance, improvement, and re- 9 pair of Agriculture buildings and facilities, and for related10 costs, $271,336,000, to remain available until expended, of11 which $175,694,000 shall be available for payments to the12 General Services Administration for rent; of which13 $13,473,000 is for payments to the Department of Home-14 land Security for building security activities; and of which15 $82,169,000 is for buildings operations and maintenance16 expenses: Provided, That the Secretary may use unobligated17 prior year balances of an agency or office that are no longer18 available for new obligation to cover shortfalls incurred in19 prior year rental payments for such agency or office: Pro-20 vided further, That the Secretary is authorized to transfer21 funds from a Departmental agency to this account to re-22 cover the full cost of the space and security expenses of that23 agency that are funded by this account when the actual24 costs exceed the agency estimate which will be available for25 the activities and payments described herein. † HR 933 EAS
  9. 9. 9 1 HAZARDOUS MATERIALS MANAGEMENT 2 (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS) 3 For necessary expenses of the Department of Agri- 4 culture, to comply with the Comprehensive Environmental 5 Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (42 U.S.C. 6 9601 et seq.) and the Resource Conservation and Recovery 7 Act (42 U.S.C. 6901 et seq.), $3,992,000, to remain avail- 8 able until expended: Provided, That appropriations and 9 funds available herein to the Department for Hazardous10 Materials Management may be transferred to any agency11 of the Department for its use in meeting all requirements12 pursuant to the above Acts on Federal and non-Federal13 lands.14 OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL15 For necessary expenses of the Office of Inspector Gen-16 eral, including employment pursuant to the Inspector Gen-17 eral Act of 1978, $89,016,000, including such sums as may18 be necessary for contracting and other arrangements with19 public agencies and private persons pursuant to section20 6(a)(9) of the Inspector General Act of 1978, and including21 not to exceed $125,000 for certain confidential operational22 expenses, including the payment of informants, to be ex-23 pended under the direction of the Inspector General pursu-24 ant to Public Law 95–452 and section 1337 of Public Law25 97–98. † HR 933 EAS
  10. 10. 10 1 OFFICE OF THE GENERAL COUNSEL 2 For necessary expenses of the Office of the General 3 Counsel, $45,074,000. 4 OFFICE OF ETHICS 5 For necessary expenses of the Office of Ethics, 6 $3,405,000. 7 OFFICE OF THE UNDER SECRETARY FOR RESEARCH, 8 EDUCATION AND ECONOMICS 9 For necessary expenses of the Office of the Under Sec-10 retary for Research, Education and Economics, $893,000.11 ECONOMIC RESEARCH SERVICE12 For necessary expenses of the Economic Research Serv-13 ice, $77,397,000.14 NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS SERVICE15 For necessary expenses of the National Agricultural16 Statistics Service, $179,477,000, of which up to $62,500,00017 shall be available until expended for the Census of Agri-18 culture.19 AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH SERVICE20 SALARIES AND EXPENSES21 For necessary expenses of the Agricultural Research22 Service and for acquisition of lands by donation, exchange,23 or purchase at a nominal cost not to exceed $100, and for24 land exchanges where the lands exchanged shall be of equal25 value or shall be equalized by a payment of money to the † HR 933 EAS
  11. 11. 11 1 grantor which shall not exceed 25 percent of the total value 2 of the land or interests transferred out of Federal ownership, 3 $1,101,853,000: Provided, That appropriations hereunder 4 shall be available for the operation and maintenance of air- 5 craft and the purchase of not to exceed one for replacement 6 only: Provided further, That appropriations hereunder shall 7 be available pursuant to 7 U.S.C. 2250 for the construction, 8 alteration, and repair of buildings and improvements, but 9 unless otherwise provided, the cost of constructing any one10 building shall not exceed $375,000, except for headhouses11 or greenhouses which shall each be limited to $1,200,000,12 and except for 10 buildings to be constructed or improved13 at a cost not to exceed $750,000 each, and the cost of alter-14 ing any one building during the fiscal year shall not exceed15 10 percent of the current replacement value of the building16 or $375,000, whichever is greater: Provided further, That17 the limitations on alterations contained in this Act shall18 not apply to modernization or replacement of existing fa-19 cilities at Beltsville, Maryland: Provided further, That ap-20 propriations hereunder shall be available for granting ease-21 ments at the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center: Pro-22 vided further, That the foregoing limitations shall not apply23 to replacement of buildings needed to carry out the Act of24 April 24, 1948 (21 U.S.C. 113a): Provided further, That25 appropriations hereunder shall be available for granting † HR 933 EAS
  12. 12. 12 1 easements at any Agricultural Research Service location for 2 the construction of a research facility by a non-Federal enti- 3 ty for use by, and acceptable to, the Agricultural Research 4 Service and a condition of the easements shall be that upon 5 completion the facility shall be accepted by the Secretary, 6 subject to the availability of funds herein, if the Secretary 7 finds that acceptance of the facility is in the interest of the 8 United States: Provided further, That section 732(b) of divi- 9 sion A of Public Law 112–55 (125 Stat. 587) is amended10 by adding at the end the following new sentence: ‘‘The con-11 veyance authority provided by this subsection expires Sep-12 tember 30, 2013, and all conveyances under this subsection13 must be completed by that date.’’: Provided further, That14 funds may be received from any State, other political sub-15 division, organization, or individual for the purpose of es-16 tablishing or operating any research facility or research17 project of the Agricultural Research Service, as authorized18 by law.19 NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE20 RESEARCH AND EDUCATION ACTIVITIES21 For payments to agricultural experiment stations, for22 cooperative forestry and other research, for facilities, and23 for other expenses, $738,638,000, which shall be for the pur-24 poses, and in the amounts, specified in the table titled ‘‘Na-25 tional Institute of Food and Agriculture, Research and † HR 933 EAS
  13. 13. 13 1 Education Activities’’ in the report accompanying this Act: 2 Provided, That funds for research grants for 1994 institu- 3 tions, education grants for 1890 institutions, capacity 4 building for non-land-grant colleges of agriculture, the agri- 5 culture and food research initiative, Critical Agricultural 6 Materials Act, veterinary medicine loan repayment, multi- 7 cultural scholars, graduate fellowship and institution chal- 8 lenge grants, and grants management systems shall remain 9 available until expended: Provided further, That each insti-10 tution eligible to receive funds under the Evans-Allen pro-11 gram receives no less than $1,000,000: Provided further,12 That funds for education grants for Alaska Native and Na-13 tive Hawaiian-serving institutions be made available to in-14 dividual eligible institutions or consortia of eligible institu-15 tions with funds awarded equally to each of the States of16 Alaska and Hawaii: Provided further, That funds for edu-17 cation grants for 1890 institutions shall be made available18 to institutions eligible to receive funds under 7 U.S.C. 322119 and 3222.20 NATIVE AMERICAN INSTITUTIONS ENDOWMENT FUND21 For the Native American Institutions Endowment22 Fund authorized by Public Law 103–382 (7 U.S.C. 30123 note), $11,880,000, to remain available until expended. † HR 933 EAS
  14. 14. 14 1 EXTENSION ACTIVITIES 2 For payments to States, the District of Columbia, 3 Puerto Rico, Guam, the Virgin Islands, Micronesia, the 4 Northern Marianas, and American Samoa, $475,854,000, 5 which shall be for the purposes, and in the amounts, speci- 6 fied in the table titled ‘‘National Institute of Food and Agri- 7 culture, Extension Activities’’ in the report accompanying 8 this Act: Provided, That funds for facility improvements at 9 1890 institutions shall remain available until expended:10 Provided further, That institutions eligible to receive funds11 under 7 U.S.C. 3221 for cooperative extension receive no12 less than $1,000,000: Provided further, That funds for coop-13 erative extension under sections 3(b) and (c) of the Smith-14 Lever Act (7 U.S.C. 343(b) and (c)) and section 208(c) of15 Public Law 93–471 shall be available for retirement and16 employees’ compensation costs for extension agents.17 INTEGRATED ACTIVITIES18 For the integrated research, education, and extension19 grants programs, including necessary administrative ex-20 penses, $21,482,000, which shall be for the purposes, and21 in the amounts, specified in the table titled ‘‘National Insti-22 tute of Food and Agriculture, Integrated Activities’’ in the23 report accompanying this Act: Provided, That funds for the24 Food and Agriculture Defense Initiative shall remain avail-25 able until September 30, 2014. † HR 933 EAS
  15. 15. 15 1 OFFICE OF THE UNDER SECRETARY FOR MARKETING AND 2 REGULATORY PROGRAMS 3 For necessary expenses of the Office of the Under Sec- 4 retary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs, $893,000. 5 ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE 6 SALARIES AND EXPENSES 7 (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS) 8 For necessary expenses of the Animal and Plant 9 Health Inspection Service, including up to $30,000 for rep-10 resentation allowances and for expenses pursuant to the11 Foreign Service Act of 1980 (22 U.S.C. 4085),12 $821,851,000, of which $1,500,000, to remain available13 until expended, shall be available for the control of out-14 breaks of insects, plant diseases, animal diseases and for15 control of pest animals and birds (‘‘contingency fund’’) to16 the extent necessary to meet emergency conditions; of which17 $15,970,000, to remain available until expended, shall be18 used for the cotton pests program for cost share purposes19 or for debt retirement for active eradication zones; of which20 $36,858,000, to remain available until expended, shall be21 for Animal Health Technical Services; of which $696,00022 shall be for activities under the authority of the Horse Pro-23 tection Act of 1970, as amended (15 U.S.C. 1831); of which24 $52,000,000, to remain available until expended, shall be25 used to support avian health; of which $4,335,000, to re- † HR 933 EAS
  16. 16. 16 1 main available until expended, shall be for information 2 technology infrastructure; of which $153,950,000, to remain 3 available until expended, shall be for specialty crop pests; 4 of which, $9,068,000, to remain available until expended, 5 shall be for field crop and rangeland ecosystem pests; of 6 which $56,638,000, to remain available until expended, 7 shall be for tree and wood pests; of which $2,750,000, to 8 remain available until expended, shall be for the National 9 Veterinary Stockpile; of which up to $1,500,000, to remain10 available until expended, shall be for the scrapie program11 for indemnities; of which $1,500,000, to remain available12 until expended, shall be for the wildlife damage manage-13 ment program for aviation safety: Provided, That of14 amounts available under this heading for wildlife services15 methods development, $1,000,000 shall remain available16 until expended: Provided further, That of amounts available17 under this heading for the screwworm program, $4,971,00018 shall remain available until expended: Provided further,19 That no funds shall be used to formulate or administer a20 brucellosis eradication program for the current fiscal year21 that does not require minimum matching by the States of22 at least 40 percent: Provided further, That this appropria-23 tion shall be available for the operation and maintenance24 of aircraft and the purchase of not to exceed four, of which25 two shall be for replacement only: Provided further, That † HR 933 EAS
  17. 17. 17 1 in addition, in emergencies which threaten any segment of 2 the agricultural production industry of this country, the 3 Secretary may transfer from other appropriations or funds 4 available to the agencies or corporations of the Department 5 such sums as may be deemed necessary, to be available only 6 in such emergencies for the arrest and eradication of con- 7 tagious or infectious disease or pests of animals, poultry, 8 or plants, and for expenses in accordance with sections 9 10411 and 10417 of the Animal Health Protection Act (710 U.S.C. 8310 and 8316) and sections 431 and 442 of the11 Plant Protection Act (7 U.S.C. 7751 and 7772), and any12 unexpended balances of funds transferred for such emer-13 gency purposes in the preceding fiscal year shall be merged14 with such transferred amounts: Provided further, That ap-15 propriations hereunder shall be available pursuant to law16 (7 U.S.C. 2250) for the repair and alteration of leased17 buildings and improvements, but unless otherwise provided18 the cost of altering any one building during the fiscal year19 shall not exceed 10 percent of the current replacement value20 of the building.21 In fiscal year 2013, the agency is authorized to collect22 fees to cover the total costs of providing technical assistance,23 goods, or services requested by States, other political sub-24 divisions, domestic and international organizations, foreign25 governments, or individuals, provided that such fees are † HR 933 EAS
  18. 18. 18 1 structured such that any entity’s liability for such fees is 2 reasonably based on the technical assistance, goods, or serv- 3 ices provided to the entity by the agency, and such fees shall 4 be reimbursed to this account, to remain available until ex- 5 pended, without further appropriation, for providing such 6 assistance, goods, or services. 7 BUILDINGS AND FACILITIES 8 For plans, construction, repair, preventive mainte- 9 nance, environmental support, improvement, extension, al-10 teration, and purchase of fixed equipment or facilities, as11 authorized by 7 U.S.C. 2250, and acquisition of land as12 authorized by 7 U.S.C. 428a, $3,175,000, to remain avail-13 able until expended.14 AGRICULTURAL MARKETING SERVICE15 MARKETING SERVICES16 For necessary expenses of the Agricultural Marketing17 Service, $78,863,000: Provided, That this appropriation18 shall be available pursuant to law (7 U.S.C. 2250) for the19 alteration and repair of buildings and improvements, but20 the cost of altering any one building during the fiscal year21 shall not exceed 10 percent of the current replacement value22 of the building.23 Fees may be collected for the cost of standardization24 activities, as established by regulation pursuant to law (3125 U.S.C. 9701). † HR 933 EAS
  19. 19. 19 1 LIMITATION ON ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSES 2 Not to exceed $62,592,000 (from fees collected) shall be 3 obligated during the current fiscal year for administrative 4 expenses: Provided, That if crop size is understated and/ 5 or other uncontrollable events occur, the agency may exceed 6 this limitation by up to 10 percent with notification to the 7 Committees on Appropriations of both Houses of Congress. 8 FUNDS FOR STRENGTHENING MARKETS, INCOME, AND 9 SUPPLY (SECTION 32)10 (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS)11 Funds available under section 32 of the Act of August12 24, 1935 (7 U.S.C. 612c), shall be used only for commodity13 program expenses as authorized therein, and other related14 operating expenses, except for: (1) transfers to the Depart-15 ment of Commerce as authorized by the Fish and Wildlife16 Act of August 8, 1956; (2) transfers otherwise provided in17 this Act; and (3) not more than $20,056,000 for formulation18 and administration of marketing agreements and orders19 pursuant to the Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of20 1937 and the Agricultural Act of 1961.21 PAYMENTS TO STATES AND POSSESSIONS22 For payments to departments of agriculture, bureaus23 and departments of markets, and similar agencies for mar-24 keting activities under section 204(b) of the Agricultural25 Marketing Act of 1946 (7 U.S.C. 1623(b)), $1,331,000. † HR 933 EAS
  20. 20. 20 1 GRAIN INSPECTION, PACKERS AND STOCKYARDS 2 ADMINISTRATION 3 SALARIES AND EXPENSES 4 For necessary expenses of the Grain Inspection, Pack- 5 ers and Stockyards Administration, $40,261,000: Provided, 6 That this appropriation shall be available pursuant to law 7 (7 U.S.C. 2250) for the alteration and repair of buildings 8 and improvements, but the cost of altering any one building 9 during the fiscal year shall not exceed 10 percent of the cur-10 rent replacement value of the building.11 LIMITATION ON INSPECTION AND WEIGHING SERVICES12 EXPENSES13 Not to exceed $50,000,000 (from fees collected) shall be14 obligated during the current fiscal year for inspection and15 weighing services: Provided, That if grain export activities16 require additional supervision and oversight, or other un-17 controllable factors occur, this limitation may be exceeded18 by up to 10 percent with notification to the Committees19 on Appropriations of both Houses of Congress.20 OFFICE OF THE UNDER SECRETARY FOR FOOD SAFETY21 For necessary expenses of the Office of the Under Sec-22 retary for Food Safety, $811,000.23 FOOD SAFETY AND INSPECTION SERVICE24 For necessary expenses to carry out services authorized25 by the Federal Meat Inspection Act, the Poultry Products † HR 933 EAS
  21. 21. 21 1 Inspection Act, and the Egg Products Inspection Act, in- 2 cluding not to exceed $50,000 for representation allowances 3 and for expenses pursuant to section 8 of the Act approved 4 August 3, 1956 (7 U.S.C. 1766), $1,001,427,000; and in 5 addition, $1,000,000 may be credited to this account from 6 fees collected for the cost of laboratory accreditation as au- 7 thorized by section 1327 of the Food, Agriculture, Conserva- 8 tion and Trade Act of 1990 (7 U.S.C. 138f): Provided, That 9 funds provided for the Public Health Data Communication10 Infrastructure system shall remain available until ex-11 pended: Provided further, That no fewer than 148 full-time12 equivalent positions shall be employed during fiscal year13 2013 for purposes dedicated solely to inspections and en-14 forcement related to the Humane Methods of Slaughter Act:15 Provided further, That the Food Safety and Inspection16 Service shall continue implementation of section 11016 of17 Public Law 110–246: Provided further, That this appro-18 priation shall be available pursuant to law (7 U.S.C. 2250)19 for the alteration and repair of buildings and improve-20 ments, but the cost of altering any one building during the21 fiscal year shall not exceed 10 percent of the current replace-22 ment value of the building. † HR 933 EAS
  22. 22. 22 1 OFFICE OF THE UNDER SECRETARY FOR FARM AND 2 FOREIGN AGRICULTURAL SERVICES 3 For necessary expenses of the Office of the Under Sec- 4 retary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services, 5 $893,000. 6 FARM SERVICE AGENCY 7 SALARIES AND EXPENSES 8 (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS) 9 For necessary expenses of the Farm Service Agency,10 $1,208,290,000: Provided, That the Secretary is authorized11 to use the services, facilities, and authorities (but not the12 funds) of the Commodity Credit Corporation to make pro-13 gram payments for all programs administered by the Agen-14 cy: Provided further, That other funds made available to15 the Agency for authorized activities may be advanced to and16 merged with this account: Provided further, That funds17 made available to county committees shall remain available18 until expended.19 STATE MEDIATION GRANTS20 For grants pursuant to section 502(b) of the Agricul-21 tural Credit Act of 1987, as amended (7 U.S.C. 5101–5106),22 $4,369,000.23 GRASSROOTS SOURCE WATER PROTECTION PROGRAM24 For necessary expenses to carry out wellhead or25 groundwater protection activities under section 1240O of † HR 933 EAS
  23. 23. 23 1 the Food Security Act of 1985 (16 U.S.C. 3839bb–2), 2 $5,500,000, to remain available until expended. 3 DAIRY INDEMNITY PROGRAM 4 (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS) 5 For necessary expenses involved in making indemnity 6 payments to dairy farmers and manufacturers of dairy 7 products under a dairy indemnity program, such sums as 8 may be necessary, to remain available until expended: Pro- 9 vided, That such program is carried out by the Secretary10 in the same manner as the dairy indemnity program de-11 scribed in the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and12 Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropria-13 tions Act, 2001 (Public Law 106–387, 114 Stat. 1549A–14 12).15 AGRICULTURAL CREDIT INSURANCE FUND PROGRAM16 ACCOUNT17 (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS)18 For gross obligations for the principal amount of di-19 rect and guaranteed farm ownership (7 U.S.C. 1922 et seq.)20 and operating (7 U.S.C. 1941 et seq.) loans, emergency21 loans (7 U.S.C. 1961 et seq.), Indian tribe land acquisition22 loans (25 U.S.C. 488), boll weevil loans (7 U.S.C. 1989),23 guaranteed conservation loans (7 U.S.C. 1924 et seq.), and24 Indian highly fractionated land loans (25 U.S.C. 488) to25 be available from funds in the Agricultural Credit Insur- † HR 933 EAS
  24. 24. 24 1 ance Fund, as follows: $1,500,000,000 for guaranteed farm 2 ownership loans and $475,000,000 for farm ownership di- 3 rect loans; $1,500,000,000 for unsubsidized guaranteed op- 4 erating loans and $1,050,090,000 for direct operating loans; 5 emergency loans, $34,658,000; Indian tribe land acquisi- 6 tion loans, $2,000,000; guaranteed conservation loans, 7 $150,000,000; Indian highly fractionated land loans, 8 $10,000,000; and for boll weevil eradication program loans, 9 $100,000,000: Provided, That the Secretary shall deem the10 pink bollworm to be a boll weevil for the purpose of boll11 weevil eradication program loans.12 For the cost of direct and guaranteed loans and grants,13 including the cost of modifying loans as defined in section14 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, as follows:15 farm ownership, $20,140,000 for direct loans; farm oper-16 ating loans, $58,490,000 for direct operating loans,17 $17,850,000 for unsubsidized guaranteed operating loans,18 emergency loans, $1,317,000, to remain available until ex-19 pended; and Indian highly fractionated land loans,20 $173,000.21 In addition, for administrative expenses necessary to22 carry out the direct and guaranteed loan programs,23 $312,897,000, of which $304,977,000 shall be transferred to24 and merged with the appropriation for ‘‘Farm Service25 Agency, Salaries and Expenses’’. † HR 933 EAS
  25. 25. 25 1 Funds appropriated by this Act to the Agricultural 2 Credit Insurance Program Account for farm ownership, op- 3 erating and conservation direct loans and guaranteed loans 4 may be transferred among these programs: Provided, That 5 the Committees on Appropriations of both Houses of Con- 6 gress are notified at least 15 days in advance of any trans- 7 fer. 8 RISK MANAGEMENT AGENCY 9 For necessary expenses of the Risk Management Agen-10 cy, $74,900,000: Provided, That the funds made available11 under section 522(e) of the Federal Crop Insurance Act (712 U.S.C. 1522(e)) may be used for the Common Information13 Management System: Provided further, That not to exceed14 $1,000 shall be available for official reception and represen-15 tation expenses, as authorized by 7 U.S.C. 1506(i).16 CORPORATIONS17 The following corporations and agencies are hereby au-18 thorized to make expenditures, within the limits of funds19 and borrowing authority available to each such corporation20 or agency and in accord with law, and to make contracts21 and commitments without regard to fiscal year limitations22 as provided by section 104 of the Government Corporation23 Control Act as may be necessary in carrying out the pro-24 grams set forth in the budget for the current fiscal year for25 such corporation or agency, except as hereinafter provided. † HR 933 EAS
  26. 26. 26 1 FEDERAL CROP INSURANCE CORPORATION FUND 2 For payments as authorized by section 516 of the Fed- 3 eral Crop Insurance Act (7 U.S.C. 1516), such sums as may 4 be necessary, to remain available until expended. 5 COMMODITY CREDIT CORPORATION FUND 6 REIMBURSEMENT FOR NET REALIZED LOSSES 7 (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS) 8 For the current fiscal year, such sums as may be nec- 9 essary to reimburse the Commodity Credit Corporation for10 net realized losses sustained, but not previously reimbursed,11 pursuant to section 2 of the Act of August 17, 1961 (1512 U.S.C. 713a–11): Provided, That of the funds available to13 the Commodity Credit Corporation under section 11 of the14 Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act (15 U.S.C.15 714i) for the conduct of its business with the Foreign Agri-16 cultural Service, up to $5,000,000 may be transferred to17 and used by the Foreign Agricultural Service for informa-18 tion resource management activities of the Foreign Agricul-19 tural Service that are not related to Commodity Credit Cor-20 poration business.21 HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT22 (LIMITATION ON EXPENSES)23 For the current fiscal year, the Commodity Credit Cor-24 poration shall not expend more than $5,000,000 for site in-25 vestigation and cleanup expenses, and operations and † HR 933 EAS
  27. 27. 27 1 maintenance expenses to comply with the requirement of 2 section 107(g) of the Comprehensive Environmental Re- 3 sponse, Compensation, and Liability Act (42 U.S.C. 4 9607(g)), and section 6001 of the Resource Conservation 5 and Recovery Act (42 U.S.C. 6961). 6 TITLE II 7 CONSERVATION PROGRAMS 8 OFFICE OF THE UNDER SECRETARY FOR NATURAL 9 RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENT10 For necessary expenses of the Office of the Under Sec-11 retary for Natural Resources and Environment, $893,000.12 NATURAL RESOURCES CONSERVATION SERVICE13 CONSERVATION OPERATIONS14 For necessary expenses for carrying out the provisions15 of the Act of April 27, 1935 (16 U.S.C. 590a–f), including16 preparation of conservation plans and establishment of17 measures to conserve soil and water (including farm irriga-18 tion and land drainage and such special measures for soil19 and water management as may be necessary to prevent20 floods and the siltation of reservoirs and to control agricul-21 tural related pollutants); operation of conservation plant22 materials centers; classification and mapping of soil; dis-23 semination of information; acquisition of lands, water, and24 interests therein for use in the plant materials program by25 donation, exchange, or purchase at a nominal cost not to † HR 933 EAS
  28. 28. 28 1 exceed $100 pursuant to the Act of August 3, 1956 (7 U.S.C. 2 428a); purchase and erection or alteration or improvement 3 of permanent and temporary buildings; and operation and 4 maintenance of aircraft, $830,998,000, to remain available 5 until September 30, 2014: Provided, That appropriations 6 hereunder shall be available pursuant to 7 U.S.C. 2250 for 7 construction and improvement of buildings and public im- 8 provements at plant materials centers, except that the cost 9 of alterations and improvements to other buildings and10 other public improvements shall not exceed $250,000: Pro-11 vided further, That when buildings or other structures are12 erected on non-Federal land, that the right to use such land13 is obtained as provided in 7 U.S.C. 2250a.14 WATERSHED REHABILITATION PROGRAM15 Under the authorities of section 14 of the Watershed16 Protection and Flood Prevention Act, $14,700,000 is pro-17 vided.18 TITLE III19 RURAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS20 OFFICE OF THE UNDER SECRETARY FOR RURAL21 DEVELOPMENT22 For necessary expenses of the Office of the Under Sec-23 retary for Rural Development, $893,000. † HR 933 EAS
  29. 29. 29 1 RURAL DEVELOPMENT SALARIES AND EXPENSES 2 (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS) 3 For necessary expenses for carrying out the adminis- 4 tration and implementation of programs in the Rural De- 5 velopment mission area, including activities with institu- 6 tions concerning the development and operation of agricul- 7 tural cooperatives; and for cooperative agreements; 8 $206,857,000: Provided, That notwithstanding any other 9 provision of law, funds appropriated under this heading10 may be used for advertising and promotional activities that11 support the Rural Development mission area: Provided fur-12 ther, That any balances available from prior years for the13 Rural Utilities Service, Rural Housing Service, and the14 Rural Business—Cooperative Service salaries and expenses15 accounts shall be transferred to and merged with this appro-16 priation.17 RURAL HOUSING SERVICE18 RURAL HOUSING INSURANCE FUND PROGRAM ACCOUNT19 (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS)20 For gross obligations for the principal amount of di-21 rect and guaranteed loans as authorized by title V of the22 Housing Act of 1949, to be available from funds in the rural23 housing insurance fund, as follows: $900,000,000 shall be24 for direct loans and $24,000,000,000 shall be for unsub-25 sidized guaranteed loans; $27,952,000 for section 504 hous- † HR 933 EAS
  30. 30. 30 1 ing repair loans; $31,277,000 for section 515 rental hous- 2 ing; $150,000,000 for section 538 guaranteed multi-family 3 housing loans; $10,000,000 for credit sales of single family 4 housing acquired property; and $5,000,000 for section 523 5 self-help housing land development loans. 6 For the cost of direct and guaranteed loans, including 7 the cost of modifying loans, as defined in section 502 of 8 the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, as follows: section 9 502 loans, $53,730,000 shall be for direct loans; section 50410 housing repair loans, $3,821,000; and repair, rehabilita-11 tion, and new construction of section 515 rental housing,12 $11,000,000: Provided, That to support the loan program13 level for section 538 guaranteed loans made available under14 this heading the Secretary may charge or adjust any fees15 to cover the projected cost of such loan guarantees pursuant16 to the provisions of the Credit Reform Act of 1990 (2 U.S.C.17 661 et seq.), and the interest on such loans may not be sub-18 sidized: Provided further, That applicants in communities19 that have a current rural area waiver under section 54120 of the Housing Act of 1949 (42 U.S.C. 1490q) shall be treat-21 ed as living in a rural area for purposes of section 50222 guaranteed loans provided under this heading: Provided23 further, That of the total amount appropriated in this para-24 graph, the amount equal to the amount of Rural Housing25 Insurance Fund Program Account funds allocated by the † HR 933 EAS
  31. 31. 31 1 Secretary for Rural Economic Area Partnership Zones for 2 the fiscal year 2012, shall be available through June 30, 3 2013, for communities designated by the Secretary of Agri- 4 culture as Rural Economic Area Partnership Zones: Pro- 5 vided further, That of the amounts available under this 6 paragraph for section 502 direct loans, no less than 7 $5,000,000 shall be available for direct loans for individuals 8 whose homes will be built pursuant to a program funded 9 with a mutual and self help housing grant authorized by10 section 523 of the Housing Act of 1949 until June 1, 2013.11 In addition, for the cost of direct loans, grants, and12 contracts, as authorized by 42 U.S.C. 1484 and 1486,13 $16,526,000, to remain available until expended, for direct14 farm labor housing loans and domestic farm labor housing15 grants and contracts: Provided, That any balances avail-16 able for the Farm Labor Program Account shall be trans-17 ferred to and merged with this account.18 In addition, for administrative expenses necessary to19 carry out the direct and guaranteed loan programs,20 $410,627,000 shall be transferred to and merged with the21 appropriation for ‘‘Rural Development, Salaries and Ex-22 penses’’.23 RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM24 For rental assistance agreements entered into or re-25 newed pursuant to the authority under section 521(a)(2) † HR 933 EAS
  32. 32. 32 1 or agreements entered into in lieu of debt forgiveness or 2 payments for eligible households as authorized by section 3 502(c)(5)(D) of the Housing Act of 1949, $907,128,000; 4 and, in addition, such sums as may be necessary, as author- 5 ized by section 521(c) of the Act, to liquidate debt incurred 6 prior to fiscal year 1992 to carry out the rental assistance 7 program under section 521(a)(2) of the Act: Provided, That 8 of this amount not less than $3,000,000 is available for 9 newly constructed units financed under sections 514 and10 516 of the Housing Act of 1949: Provided further, That11 rental assistance agreements entered into or renewed during12 the current fiscal year shall be funded for a 1-year period:13 Provided further, That any unexpended balances remaining14 at the end of such 1-year agreements may be transferred15 and used for the purposes of any debt reduction; mainte-16 nance, repair, or rehabilitation of any existing projects;17 preservation; and rental assistance activities authorized18 under title V of the Act: Provided further, That rental as-19 sistance provided under agreements entered into prior to20 fiscal year 2013 for a farm labor multi-family housing21 project financed under section 514 or 516 of the Act may22 not be recaptured for use in another project until such as-23 sistance has remained unused for a period of 12 consecutive24 months, if such project has a waiting list of tenants seeking25 such assistance or the project has rental assistance eligible † HR 933 EAS
  33. 33. 33 1 tenants who are not receiving such assistance: Provided fur- 2 ther, That such recaptured rental assistance shall, to the 3 extent practicable, be applied to another farm labor multi- 4 family housing project financed under section 514 or 516 5 of the Act. 6 MULTI-FAMILY HOUSING REVITALIZATION PROGRAM 7 ACCOUNT 8 For the rural housing voucher program as authorized 9 under section 542 of the Housing Act of 1949, but notwith-10 standing subsection (b) of such section, and for additional11 costs to conduct a demonstration program for the preserva-12 tion and revitalization of multi-family rental housing prop-13 erties described in this paragraph, $27,782,000, to remain14 available until expended: Provided, That of the funds made15 available under this heading, $10,000,000, shall be avail-16 able for rural housing vouchers to any low-income household17 (including those not receiving rental assistance) residing in18 a property financed with a section 515 loan which has been19 prepaid after September 30, 2005: Provided further, That20 the amount of such voucher shall be the difference between21 comparable market rent for the section 515 unit and the22 tenant paid rent for such unit: Provided further, That funds23 made available for such vouchers shall be subject to the24 availability of annual appropriations: Provided further,25 That the Secretary shall, to the maximum extent prac- † HR 933 EAS
  34. 34. 34 1 ticable, administer such vouchers with current regulations 2 and administrative guidance applicable to section 8 hous- 3 ing vouchers administered by the Secretary of the Depart- 4 ment of Housing and Urban Development: Provided fur- 5 ther, That if the Secretary determines that the amount 6 made available for vouchers in this or any other Act is not 7 needed for vouchers, the Secretary may use such funds for 8 the demonstration program for the preservation and revital- 9 ization of multi-family rental housing properties described10 in this paragraph: Provided further, That of the funds made11 available under this heading, $17,782,000 shall be available12 for a demonstration program for the preservation and revi-13 talization of the sections 514, 515, and 516 multi-family14 rental housing properties to restructure existing USDA15 multi-family housing loans, as the Secretary deems appro-16 priate, expressly for the purposes of ensuring the project has17 sufficient resources to preserve the project for the purpose18 of providing safe and affordable housing for low-income19 residents and farm laborers including reducing or elimi-20 nating interest; deferring loan payments, subordinating, re-21 ducing or reamortizing loan debt; and other financial as-22 sistance including advances, payments and incentives (in-23 cluding the ability of owners to obtain reasonable returns24 on investment) required by the Secretary: Provided further,25 That the Secretary shall as part of the preservation and † HR 933 EAS
  35. 35. 35 1 revitalization agreement obtain a restrictive use agreement 2 consistent with the terms of the restructuring: Provided fur- 3 ther, That if the Secretary determines that additional funds 4 for vouchers described in this paragraph are needed, funds 5 for the preservation and revitalization demonstration pro- 6 gram may be used for such vouchers: Provided further, That 7 if Congress enacts legislation to permanently authorize a 8 multi-family rental housing loan restructuring program 9 similar to the demonstration program described herein, the10 Secretary may use funds made available for the demonstra-11 tion program under this heading to carry out such legisla-12 tion with the prior approval of the Committees on Appro-13 priations of both Houses of Congress: Provided further, That14 in addition to any other available funds, the Secretary may15 expend not more than $1,000,000 total, from the program16 funds made available under this heading, for administra-17 tive expenses for activities funded under this heading.18 MUTUAL AND SELF-HELP HOUSING GRANTS19 For grants and contracts pursuant to section20 523(b)(1)(A) of the Housing Act of 1949 (42 U.S.C. 1490c),21 $30,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided,22 That of the total amount appropriated under this heading,23 the amount equal to the amount of Mutual and Self-Help24 Grants allocated by the Secretary for Rural Economic Area25 Partnership Zones for the fiscal year 2012, shall be avail- † HR 933 EAS
  36. 36. 36 1 able through June 30, 2013, for communities designated by 2 the Secretary of Agriculture as Rural Economic Area Part- 3 nership Zones. 4 RURAL HOUSING ASSISTANCE GRANTS 5 For grants for very low-income housing repair and 6 rural housing preservation made by the Rural Housing 7 Service, as authorized by 42 U.S.C. 1474, and 1490m, 8 $33,136,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, 9 That of the total amount appropriated under this heading,10 the amount equal to the amount of Rural Housing Assist-11 ance Grants allocated by the Secretary for Rural Economic12 Area Partnership Zones for the fiscal year 2012, shall be13 available through June 30, 2013, for communities des-14 ignated by the Secretary of Agriculture as Rural Economic15 Area Partnership Zones.16 RURAL COMMUNITY FACILITIES PROGRAM ACCOUNT17 (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS)18 For gross obligations for the principal amount of di-19 rect loans as authorized by section 306 and described in20 section 381E(d)(1) of the Consolidated Farm and Rural De-21 velopment Act, $2,200,000,000 for direct loans and22 $57,481,000 for guaranteed loans.23 For the cost of guaranteed loans, including the cost of24 modifying loans, as defined in section 502 of the Congres- † HR 933 EAS
  37. 37. 37 1 sional Budget Act of 1974, $3,880,000, to remain available 2 until expended. 3 For the cost of grants for rural community facilities 4 programs as authorized by section 306 and described in sec- 5 tion 381E(d)(1) of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Devel- 6 opment Act, $28,428,000, to remain available until ex- 7 pended: Provided, That $6,121,000 of the amount appro- 8 priated under this heading shall be available for a Rural 9 Community Development Initiative: Provided further, That10 such funds shall be used solely to develop the capacity and11 ability of private, nonprofit community-based housing and12 community development organizations, low-income rural13 communities, and Federally Recognized Native American14 Tribes to undertake projects to improve housing, community15 facilities, community and economic development projects in16 rural areas: Provided further, That such funds shall be17 made available to qualified private, nonprofit and public18 intermediary organizations proposing to carry out a pro-19 gram of financial and technical assistance: Provided fur-20 ther, That such intermediary organizations shall provide21 matching funds from other sources, including Federal funds22 for related activities, in an amount not less than funds pro-23 vided: Provided further, That $5,938,000 of the amount ap-24 propriated under this heading shall be to provide grants25 for facilities in rural communities with extreme unemploy- † HR 933 EAS
  38. 38. 38 1 ment and severe economic depression (Public Law 106– 2 387), with up to 5 percent for administration and capacity 3 building in the State rural development offices: Provided 4 further, That $3,369,000 of the amount appropriated under 5 this heading shall be available for community facilities 6 grants to tribal colleges, as authorized by section 306(a)(19) 7 of such Act: Provided further, That of the total amount ap- 8 propriated under this heading, the amount equal to the 9 amount of Rural Community Facilities Program Account10 funds allocated by the Secretary for Rural Economic Area11 Partnership Zones for the fiscal year 2012, shall be avail-12 able through June 30, 2013, for communities designated by13 the Secretary of Agriculture as Rural Economic Area Part-14 nership Zones: Provided further, That sections 381E–H and15 381N of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act16 are not applicable to the funds made available under this17 heading.18 RURAL BUSINESS—COOPERATIVE SERVICE19 RURAL BUSINESS PROGRAM ACCOUNT20 (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS)21 For the cost of loan guarantees and grants, for the22 rural business development programs authorized by sections23 306 and 310B and described in subsections (f) and (g) of24 section 310B and section 381E(d)(3) of the Consolidated25 Farm and Rural Development Act, $85,904,000, to remain † HR 933 EAS
  39. 39. 39 1 available until expended: Provided, That of the amount ap- 2 propriated under this heading, not to exceed $1,000,000 3 shall be made available for two grants to qualified national 4 organizations to provide technical assistance for rural 5 transportation in order to promote economic development 6 and $3,000,000 shall be for grants to the Delta Regional 7 Authority (7 U.S.C. 2009aa et seq.) for any Rural Commu- 8 nity Advancement Program purpose as described in section 9 381E(d) of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development10 Act, of which not more than 5 percent may be used for ad-11 ministrative expenses: Provided further, That $4,000,000 of12 the amount appropriated under this heading shall be for13 business grants to benefit Federally Recognized Native14 American Tribes, including $250,000 for a grant to a quali-15 fied national organization to provide technical assistance16 for rural transportation in order to promote economic de-17 velopment: Provided further, That of the total amount ap-18 propriated under this heading, the amount equal to the19 amount of Rural Business Program Account funds allocated20 by the Secretary for Rural Economic Area Partnership21 Zones for the fiscal year 2012, shall be available through22 June 30, 2013, for communities designated by the Secretary23 of Agriculture as Rural Economic Area Partnership Zones24 for the rural business and cooperative development pro-25 grams described in section 381E(d)(3) of the Consolidated † HR 933 EAS
  40. 40. 40 1 Farm and Rural Development Act: Provided further, That 2 sections 381E–H and 381N of the Consolidated Farm and 3 Rural Development Act are not applicable to funds made 4 available under this heading. 5 RURAL DEVELOPMENT LOAN FUND PROGRAM ACCOUNT 6 (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS) 7 For the principal amount of direct loans, as authorized 8 by the Rural Development Loan Fund (42 U.S.C. 9812(a)), 9 $18,889,000.10 For the cost of direct loans, $6,052,000, as authorized11 by the Rural Development Loan Fund (42 U.S.C. 9812(a)),12 of which $900,000 shall be available through June 30, 2013,13 for Federally Recognized Native American Tribes; and of14 which $2,000,000 shall be available through June 30, 2013,15 for Mississippi Delta Region counties (as determined in ac-16 cordance with Public Law 100–460): Provided, That such17 costs, including the cost of modifying such loans, shall be18 as defined in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act19 of 1974: Provided further, That of the total amount appro-20 priated under this heading, the amount equal to the amount21 of Rural Development Loan Fund Program Account funds22 allocated by the Secretary for Rural Economic Area Part-23 nership Zones for the fiscal year 2012, shall be available24 through June 30, 2013, for communities designated by the † HR 933 EAS
  41. 41. 41 1 Secretary of Agriculture as Rural Economic Area Partner- 2 ship Zones. 3 In addition, for administrative expenses to carry out 4 the direct loan programs, $4,438,000 shall be transferred 5 to and merged with the appropriation for ‘‘Rural Develop- 6 ment, Salaries and Expenses’’. 7 RURAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT LOANS PROGRAM 8 ACCOUNT 9 (INCLUDING RESCISSION OF FUNDS)10 For the principal amount of direct loans, as authorized11 under section 313 of the Rural Electrification Act, for the12 purpose of promoting rural economic development and job13 creation projects, $33,077,000.14 Of the funds derived from interest on the cushion of15 credit payments, as authorized by section 313 of the Rural16 Electrification Act of 1936, $180,000,000 shall not be obli-17 gated and $180,000,000 are rescinded.18 RURAL COOPERATIVE DEVELOPMENT GRANTS19 For rural cooperative development grants authorized20 under section 310B(e) of the Consolidated Farm and Rural21 Development Act (7 U.S.C. 1932), $27,706,000, of which22 $2,250,000 shall be for cooperative agreements for the ap-23 propriate technology transfer for rural areas program: Pro-24 vided, That not to exceed $3,456,000 shall be for grants for25 cooperative development centers, individual cooperatives, or † HR 933 EAS
  42. 42. 42 1 groups of cooperatives that serve socially disadvantaged 2 groups and a majority of the boards of directors or gov- 3 erning boards of which are comprised of individuals who 4 are members of socially disadvantaged groups; and of which 5 $15,000,000, to remain available until expended, shall be 6 for value-added agricultural product market development 7 grants, as authorized by section 231 of the Agricultural 8 Risk Protection Act of 2000 (7 U.S.C. 1621 note). 9 RURAL ENERGY FOR AMERICA PROGRAM10 For the cost of a program of loan guarantees, under11 the same terms and conditions as authorized by section12 9007 of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of13 2002 (7 U.S.C. 8107), $3,400,000: Provided, That the cost14 of loan guarantees, including the cost of modifying such15 loans, shall be as defined in section 502 of the Congressional16 Budget Act of 1974.17 RURAL UTILITIES SERVICE18 RURAL WATER AND WASTE DISPOSAL PROGRAM ACCOUNT19 (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS)20 For the cost of direct loans, loan guarantees, and21 grants for the rural water, waste water, waste disposal, and22 solid waste management programs authorized by sections23 306, 306A, 306C, 306D, 306E, and 310B and described in24 sections 306C(a)(2), 306D, 306E, and 381E(d)(2) of the25 Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act, † HR 933 EAS
  43. 43. 43 1 $524,466,000, to remain available until expended, of which 2 not to exceed $1,000,000 shall be available for the rural util- 3 ities program described in section 306(a)(2)(B) of such Act, 4 and of which not to exceed $993,000 shall be available for 5 the rural utilities program described in section 306E of 6 such Act: Provided, That $66,500,000 of the amount appro- 7 priated under this heading shall be for loans and grants 8 including water and waste disposal systems grants author- 9 ized by 306C(a)(2)(B) and 306D of the Consolidated Farm10 and Rural Development Act, Federally recognized Native11 American Tribes authorized by 306C(a)(1), and the Depart-12 ment of Hawaiian Home Lands (of the State of Hawaii):13 Provided further, That funding provided for section 306D14 of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act may15 be provided to a consortium formed pursuant to section 32516 of Public Law 105–83: Provided further, That not more17 than 2 percent of the funding provided for section 306D18 of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act may19 be used by the State of Alaska for training and technical20 assistance programs and not more than 2 percent of the21 funding provided for section 306D of the Consolidated22 Farm and Rural Development Act may be used by a consor-23 tium formed pursuant to section 325 of Public Law 105–24 83 for training and technical assistance programs: Pro-25 vided further, That not to exceed $19,000,000 of the amount † HR 933 EAS
  44. 44. 44 1 appropriated under this heading shall be for technical as- 2 sistance grants for rural water and waste systems pursuant 3 to section 306(a)(14) of such Act, unless the Secretary 4 makes a determination of extreme need, of which $5,750,000 5 shall be made available for a grant to a qualified non-profit 6 multi-state regional technical assistance organization, with 7 experience in working with small communities on water 8 and waste water problems, the principal purpose of such 9 grant shall be to assist rural communities with populations10 of 3,300 or less, in improving the planning, financing, de-11 velopment, operation, and management of water and waste12 water systems, and of which not less than $800,000 shall13 be for a qualified national Native American organization14 to provide technical assistance for rural water systems for15 tribal communities: Provided further, That not to exceed16 $15,000,000 of the amount appropriated under this heading17 shall be for contracting with qualified national organiza-18 tions for a circuit rider program to provide technical assist-19 ance for rural water systems: Provided further, That not20 to exceed $3,400,000 shall be for solid waste management21 grants: Provided further, That of the total amount appro-22 priated under this heading, the amount equal to the amount23 of Rural Water and Waste Disposal Program Account funds24 allocated by the Secretary for Rural Economic Area Part-25 nership Zones for the fiscal year 2012, shall be available † HR 933 EAS
  45. 45. 45 1 through June 30, 2013, for communities designated by the 2 Secretary of Agriculture as Rural Economic Area Partner- 3 ship Zones for the rural utilities programs described in sec- 4 tion 381E(d)(2) of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Devel- 5 opment Act: Provided further, That $10,000,000 of the 6 amount appropriated under this heading shall be trans- 7 ferred to, and merged with, the Rural Utilities Service, 8 High Energy Cost Grants Account to provide grants au- 9 thorized under section 19 of the Rural Electrification Act10 of 1936 (7 U.S.C. 918a): Provided further, That any prior11 year balances for high-energy cost grants authorized by sec-12 tion 19 of the Rural Electrification Act of 1936 (7 U.S.C.13 918a) shall be transferred to and merged with the Rural14 Utilities Service, High Energy Cost Grants Account: Pro-15 vided further, That sections 381E–H and 381N of the Con-16 solidated Farm and Rural Development Act are not appli-17 cable to the funds made available under this heading.18 For gross obligations for the principal amount of di-19 rect loans as authorized by section 1006a of title 16 of the20 United States Code, except for the limitations contained in21 the last sentence of such section, for projects whose features22 include agricultural water supply benefits, groundwater23 protection, environmental enhancement and flood control,24 $40,000,000: Provided, That such loans shall be made by25 the Rural Utilities Service. † HR 933 EAS
  46. 46. 46 1 RURAL ELECTRIFICATION AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS 2 LOANS PROGRAM ACCOUNT 3 (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS) 4 The principal amount of direct and guaranteed loans 5 as authorized by sections 305 and 306 of the Rural Elec- 6 trification Act of 1936 (7 U.S.C. 935 and 936) shall be 7 made as follows: 5 percent rural electrification loans, 8 $100,000,000; loans made pursuant to section 306 of that 9 Act, rural electric, $6,500,000,000; guaranteed under-10 writing loans pursuant to section 313A, $500,000,000; cost11 of money rural telecommunications loans, $690,000,000:12 Provided, That up to $2,000,000,000 shall be used for the13 construction, acquisition, or improvement of fossil-fueled14 electric generating plants (whether new or existing) that15 utilize carbon sequestration systems.16 In addition, for administrative expenses necessary to17 carry out the direct and guaranteed loan programs,18 $34,467,000, which shall be transferred to and merged with19 the appropriation for ‘‘Rural Development, Salaries and20 Expenses’’.21 DISTANCE LEARNING, TELEMEDICINE, AND BROADBAND22 PROGRAM23 For the principal amount of broadband telecommuni-24 cation loans, $42,239,000. † HR 933 EAS
  47. 47. 47 1 For grants for telemedicine and distance learning serv- 2 ices in rural areas, as authorized by 7 U.S.C. 950aaa et 3 seq., $24,950,000, to remain available until expended: Pro- 4 vided, That $3,000,000 shall be made available for grants 5 authorized by 379G of the Consolidated Farm and Rural 6 Development Act: Provided further, That funding provided 7 under this heading for grants under 379G of the Consoli- 8 dated Farm and Rural Development Act may only be pro- 9 vided to entities that meet all of the eligibility criteria for10 a consortium as established by this section: Provided fur-11 ther, That $3,000,000 shall be made available to those non-12 commercial educational television broadcast stations that13 serve rural areas and are qualified for Community Service14 Grants by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting under15 section 396(k) of the Communications Act of 1934, includ-16 ing associated translators and repeaters, regardless of the17 location of their main transmitter, studio-to-transmitter18 links, and equipment to allow local control over digital con-19 tent and programming through the use of high-definition20 broadcast, multi-casting and datacasting technologies.21 For the cost of broadband loans, as authorized by sec-22 tion 601 of the Rural Electrification Act, $4,000,000, to re-23 main available until expended: Provided, That the cost of24 direct loans shall be as defined in section 502 of the Con-25 gressional Budget Act of 1974. † HR 933 EAS
  48. 48. 48 1 In addition, $10,372,000, to remain available until ex- 2 pended, for a grant program to finance broadband trans- 3 mission in rural areas eligible for Distance Learning and 4 Telemedicine Program benefits authorized by 7 U.S.C. 5 950aaa. 6 TITLE IV 7 DOMESTIC FOOD PROGRAMS 8 OFFICE OF THE UNDER SECRETARY FOR FOOD, 9 NUTRITION AND CONSUMER SERVICES10 For necessary expenses of the Office of the Under Sec-11 retary for Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services,12 $811,000.13 FOOD AND NUTRITION SERVICE14 CHILD NUTRITION PROGRAMS15 (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS)16 For necessary expenses to carry out the Richard B.17 Russell National School Lunch Act (42 U.S.C. 1751 et seq.),18 except section 21, and the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (4219 U.S.C. 1771 et seq.), except sections 17 and 21;20 $19,916,436,000, to remain available through September21 30, 2014, of which such sums as are made available under22 section 14222(b)(1) of the Food, Conservation, and Energy23 Act of 2008 (Public Law 110–246), as amended by this Act,24 shall be merged with and available for the same time period25 and purposes as provided herein: Provided, That of the total † HR 933 EAS
  49. 49. 49 1 amount available, $16,504,000 shall be available to carry 2 out section 19 of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (42 U.S.C. 3 1771 et seq.): Provided further, That of the total amount 4 available, $35,000,000 shall be available to provide competi- 5 tive grants to State agencies for subgrants to local edu- 6 cational agencies and schools to purchase the equipment 7 needed to serve healthier meals, improve food safety, and 8 to help support the establishment, maintenance, or expan- 9 sion of the school breakfast program.10 SPECIAL SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION PROGRAM FOR11 WOMEN, INFANTS, AND CHILDREN (WIC)12 For necessary expenses to carry out the special supple-13 mental nutrition program as authorized by section 17 of14 the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (42 U.S.C. 1786),15 $7,046,000,000, to remain available through September 30,16 2014: Provided, That notwithstanding section 17(h)(10) of17 the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (42 U.S.C. 1786(h)(10)),18 not less than $60,000,000 shall be used for breastfeeding19 peer counselors and other related activities, $14,000,00020 shall be used for infrastructure, and $35,000,000 shall be21 used for management information systems: Provided fur-22 ther, That funds made available for the purposes specified23 in section 17(h)(10)(B)(i) and section 17(h)(10)(B)(ii) shall24 only be made available upon a determination by the Sec-25 retary that funds are available to meet caseload require- † HR 933 EAS
  50. 50. 50 1 ments without the use of funds in the contingency reserve 2 that are without fiscal year limitation: Provided further, 3 That none of the funds provided in this account shall be 4 available for the purchase of infant formula except in ac- 5 cordance with the cost containment and competitive bidding 6 requirements specified in section 17 of such Act: Provided 7 further, That none of the funds provided shall be available 8 for activities that are not fully reimbursed by other Federal 9 Government departments or agencies unless authorized by10 section 17 of such Act.11 SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM12 For necessary expenses to carry out the Food and Nu-13 trition Act of 2008 (7 U.S.C. 2011 et seq.), $77,290,160,000,14 of which $3,000,000,000, to remain available through Sep-15 tember 30, 2014, shall be placed in reserve for use only in16 such amounts and at such times as may become necessary17 to carry out program operations: Provided, That funds pro-18 vided herein shall be expended in accordance with section19 16 of the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008: Provided further,20 That of the funds made available under this heading,21 $998,000 may be used to provide nutrition education serv-22 ices to state agencies and Federally recognized tribes par-23 ticipating in the Food Distribution Program on Indian24 Reservations: Provided further, That this appropriation25 shall be subject to any work registration or workfare re- † HR 933 EAS
  51. 51. 51 1 quirements as may be required by law: Provided further, 2 That funds made available for Employment and Training 3 under this heading shall remain available until expended, 4 notwithstanding section 16(h)(1) of the Food and Nutrition 5 Act of 2008: Provided further, That funds made available 6 under this heading may be used to enter into contracts and 7 employ staff to conduct studies, evaluations, or to conduct 8 activities related to program integrity provided that such 9 activities are authorized by the Food and Nutrition Act of10 2008.11 COMMODITY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM12 For necessary expenses to carry out disaster assistance13 and the Commodity Supplemental Food Program as au-14 thorized by section 4(a) of the Agriculture and Consumer15 Protection Act of 1973 (7 U.S.C. 612c note); the Emergency16 Food Assistance Act of 1983; special assistance for the nu-17 clear affected islands, as authorized by section 103(f)(2) of18 the Compact of Free Association Amendments Act of 200319 (Public Law 108–188); and the Farmers’ Market Nutrition20 Program, as authorized by section 17(m) of the Child Nutri-21 tion Act of 1966, $253,952,000, to remain available through22 September 30, 2014: Provided, That none of these funds23 shall be available to reimburse the Commodity Credit Cor-24 poration for commodities donated to the program: Provided25 further, That notwithstanding any other provision of law, † HR 933 EAS
  52. 52. 52 1 effective with funds made available in fiscal year 2013 to 2 support the Seniors Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program, 3 as authorized by section 4402 of the Farm Security and 4 Rural Investment Act of 2002, such funds shall remain 5 available through September 30, 2014: Provided further, 6 That of the funds made available under section 27(a) of 7 the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 (7 U.S.C. 2036(a)), 8 the Secretary may use up to 10 percent for costs associated 9 with the distribution of commodities.10 NUTRITION PROGRAMS ADMINISTRATION11 For necessary administrative expenses of the Food and12 Nutrition Service for carrying out any domestic nutrition13 assistance program, $143,505,000: Provided, That of the14 funds provided herein, $2,000,000 shall be used for the pur-15 poses of section 4404 of Public Law 107–171, as amended16 by section 4401 of Public Law 110–246.17 TITLE V18 FOREIGN ASSISTANCE AND RELATED PROGRAMS19 FOREIGN AGRICULTURAL SERVICE20 SALARIES AND EXPENSES21 (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS)22 For necessary expenses of the Foreign Agricultural23 Service, including not to exceed $158,000 for representation24 allowances and for expenses pursuant to section 8 of the25 Act approved August 3, 1956 (7 U.S.C. 1766), † HR 933 EAS
  53. 53. 53 1 $176,789,000: Provided, That the Service may utilize ad- 2 vances of funds, or reimburse this appropriation for expend- 3 itures made on behalf of Federal agencies, public and pri- 4 vate organizations and institutions under agreements exe- 5 cuted pursuant to the agricultural food production assist- 6 ance programs (7 U.S.C. 1737) and the foreign assistance 7 programs of the United States Agency for International De- 8 velopment: Provided further, That funds made available for 9 middle-income country training programs, funds made10 available for the Borlaug International Agricultural11 Science and Technology Fellowship program, and up to12 $2,000,000 of the Foreign Agricultural Service appropria-13 tion solely for the purpose of offsetting fluctuations in inter-14 national currency exchange rates, subject to documentation15 by the Foreign Agricultural Service, shall remain available16 until expended.17 FOOD FOR PEACE TITLE I DIRECT CREDIT AND FOOD FOR18 PROGRESS PROGRAM ACCOUNT19 (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS)20 For administrative expenses to carry out the credit21 program of title I, Food for Peace Act (Public Law 83–22 480) and the Food for Progress Act of 1985, $2,806,000,23 shall be transferred to and merged with the appropriation24 for ‘‘Farm Service Agency, Salaries and Expenses’’: Pro-25 vided, That funds made available for the cost of agreements † HR 933 EAS
  54. 54. 54 1 under title I of the Agricultural Trade Development and 2 Assistance Act of 1954 and for title I ocean freight differen- 3 tial may be used interchangeably between the two accounts 4 with prior notice to the Committees on Appropriations of 5 both Houses of Congress. 6 FOOD FOR PEACE TITLE II GRANTS 7 For expenses during the current fiscal year, not other- 8 wise recoverable, and unrecovered prior years’ costs, includ- 9 ing interest thereon, under the Food for Peace Act (Public10 Law 83–480, as amended), for commodities supplied in11 connection with dispositions abroad under title II of said12 Act, $1,435,000,000, to remain available until expended.13 MCGOVERN-DOLE INTERNATIONAL FOOD FOR EDUCATION14 AND CHILD NUTRITION PROGRAM GRANTS15 For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of16 section 3107 of the Farm Security and Rural Investment17 Act of 2002 (7 U.S.C. 1736o–1), $184,000,000, to remain18 available until expended: Provided, That the Commodity19 Credit Corporation is authorized to provide the services, fa-20 cilities, and authorities for the purpose of implementing21 such section, subject to reimbursement from amounts pro-22 vided herein. † HR 933 EAS
  55. 55. 55 1 COMMODITY CREDIT CORPORATION EXPORT (LOANS) 2 CREDIT GUARANTEE PROGRAM ACCOUNT 3 (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS) 4 For administrative expenses to carry out the Com- 5 modity Credit Corporation’s export guarantee program, 6 GSM 102 and GSM 103, $6,806,000; to cover common over- 7 head expenses as permitted by section 11 of the Commodity 8 Credit Corporation Charter Act and in conformity with the 9 Federal Credit Reform Act of 1990, of which $6,452,00010 shall be transferred to and merged with the appropriation11 for ‘‘Foreign Agricultural Service, Salaries and Expenses’’,12 and of which $354,000 shall be transferred to and merged13 with the appropriation for ‘‘Farm Service Agency, Salaries14 and Expenses’’.15 TITLE VI16 RELATED AGENCY AND FOOD AND DRUG17 ADMINISTRATION18 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES19 FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION20 SALARIES AND EXPENSES21 For necessary expenses of the Food and Drug Adminis-22 tration, including hire and purchase of passenger motor ve-23 hicles; for payment of space rental and related costs pursu-24 ant to Public Law 92–313 for programs and activities of25 the Food and Drug Administration which are included in † HR 933 EAS
  56. 56. 56 1 this Act; for rental of special purpose space in the District 2 of Columbia or elsewhere; for miscellaneous and emergency 3 expenses of enforcement activities, authorized and approved 4 by the Secretary and to be accounted for solely on the Sec- 5 retary’s certificate, not to exceed $25,000; and notwith- 6 standing section 521 of Public Law 107–188; 7 $4,223,295,000: Provided, That of the amount provided 8 under this heading, $718,669,000 shall be derived from pre- 9 scription drug user fees authorized by 21 U.S.C. 379h, and10 shall be credited to this account and remain available until11 expended, and shall not include any fees pursuant to 2112 U.S.C. 379h(a)(2) and (a)(3) assessed for fiscal year 201413 but collected in fiscal year 2013; $97,722,000 shall be de-14 rived from medical device user fees authorized by 21 U.S.C.15 379j, and shall be credited to this account and remain16 available until expended; $299,000,000 shall be derived17 from human generic drug user fees authorized by 21 U.S.C.18 379j–42, and shall be credited to this account and remain19 available until expended; $20,242,000 shall be derived from20 biosimilar biological product user fees authorized by 2121 U.S.C. 379j–52, and shall be credited to this account and22 remain available until expended; $23,848,000 shall be de-23 rived from animal drug user fees authorized by 21 U.S.C.24 379j–12, and shall be credited to this account and remain25 available until expended; $6,031,000 shall be derived from † HR 933 EAS
  57. 57. 57 1 animal generic drug user fees authorized by 21 U.S.C. 379j– 2 21, and shall be credited to this account and remain avail- 3 able until expended; $505,000,000 shall be derived from to- 4 bacco product user fees authorized by 21 U.S.C. 387s, and 5 shall be credited to this account and remain available until 6 expended; $12,925,000 shall be derived from food and feed 7 recall fees authorized by 21 U.S.C. 379j–31, and shall be 8 credited to this account and remain available until ex- 9 pended; $15,367,000 shall be derived from food reinspection10 fees authorized by 21 U.S.C. 379j–31, and shall be credited11 to this account and remain available until expended; and12 amounts derived from voluntary qualified importer pro-13 gram fees authorized by 21 U.S.C. 379j–31, and shall be14 credited to this account and remain available until ex-15 pended: Provided further, That in addition and notwith-16 standing any other provision under this heading, amounts17 collected for prescription drug user fees, medical device user18 fees, human generic drug user fees, biosimilar biological19 product user fees, animal drug user fees, and animal generic20 drug user fees that exceed the respective fiscal year 201321 limitations are appropriated and shall be credited to this22 account and remain available until expended: Provided fur-23 ther, That fees derived from prescription drug, medical de-24 vice, animal drug, and animal generic drug assessments for25 fiscal year 2013 received during fiscal year 2013, including † HR 933 EAS
  58. 58. 58 1 any such fees assessed prior to fiscal year 2013 but credited 2 for fiscal year 2013, shall be subject to the fiscal year 2013 3 limitations: Provided further, That none of these funds shall 4 be used to develop, establish, or operate any program of user 5 fees authorized by 31 U.S.C. 9701: Provided further, That 6 of the total amount appropriated: (1) $887,162,000 shall 7 be for the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition 8 and related field activities in the Office of Regulatory Af- 9 fairs; (2) $1,261,369,000 shall be for the Center for Drug10 Evaluation and Research and related field activities in the11 Office of Regulatory Affairs; (3) $329,708,000 shall be for12 the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research and for13 related field activities in the Office of Regulatory Affairs;14 (4) $167,576,000 shall be for the Center for Veterinary Med-15 icine and for related field activities in the Office of Regu-16 latory Affairs; (5) $393,988,000 shall be for the Center for17 Devices and Radiological Health and for related field ac-18 tivities in the Office of Regulatory Affairs; (6) $59,429,00019 shall be for the National Center for Toxicological Research;20 (7) $482,398,000 shall be for the Center for Tobacco Prod-21 ucts and for related field activities in the Office of Regu-22 latory Affairs; (8) not to exceed $168,971,000 shall be for23 Rent and Related activities, of which $61,713,000 is for24 White Oak Consolidation, other than the amounts paid to25 the General Services Administration for rent; (9) not to ex- † HR 933 EAS
  59. 59. 59 1 ceed $213,352,000 shall be for payments to the General 2 Services Administration for rent; and (10) $259,342,000 3 shall be for other activities, including the Office of the Com- 4 missioner of Food and Drugs, the Office of Foods and Vet- 5 erinary Medicine, the Office of Medical and Tobacco Prod- 6 ucts, the Office of Global and Regulatory Policy, the Office 7 of Operations, the Office of the Chief Scientist, and central 8 services for these offices: Provided further, That the Sec- 9 retary may, prior to the due date for such fees, accept pay-10 ment of prescription drug user fees, medical device user fees,11 human generic drug user fees, biosimilar biological product12 user fees, animal drug user fees and animal generic drug13 user fees authorized for fiscal year 2014, and that amounts14 of such fees assessed for fiscal year 2014 for which the Sec-15 retary accepts payment in fiscal year 2013 shall not be in-16 cluded in amounts provided under this heading: Provided17 further, That not to exceed $25,000 of this amount shall18 be for official reception and representation expenses, not19 otherwise provided for, as determined by the Commissioner:20 Provided further, That any transfer of funds pursuant to21 section 770(n) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act22 (21 U.S.C. 379dd(n)) shall only be from amounts made23 available under this heading for other activities: Provided24 further, That funds may be transferred from one specified † HR 933 EAS
  60. 60. 60 1 activity to another with the prior approval of the Commit- 2 tees on Appropriations of both Houses of Congress. 3 In addition, mammography user fees authorized by 42 4 U.S.C. 263b, export certification user fees authorized by 21 5 U.S.C. 381, and priority review user fees authorized by 21 6 U.S.C. 360n may be credited to this account, to remain 7 available until expended. 8 BUILDINGS AND FACILITIES 9 For plans, construction, repair, improvement, exten-10 sion, alteration, and purchase of fixed equipment or facili-11 ties of or used by the Food and Drug Administration, where12 not otherwise provided, $5,320,000, to remain available13 until expended.14 INDEPENDENT AGENCY15 FARM CREDIT ADMINISTRATION16 LIMITATION ON ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSES17 Not to exceed $63,300,000 (from assessments collected18 from farm credit institutions, including the Federal Agri-19 cultural Mortgage Corporation) shall be obligated during20 the current fiscal year for administrative expenses as au-21 thorized under 12 U.S.C. 2249: Provided, That this limita-22 tion shall not apply to expenses associated with receiver-23 ships. † HR 933 EAS
  61. 61. 61 1 TITLE VII 2 GENERAL PROVISIONS 3 (INCLUDING RESCISSIONS AND TRANSFERS OF FUNDS) 4 SEC. 701. Within the unit limit of cost fixed by law, 5 appropriations and authorizations made for the Depart- 6 ment of Agriculture for the current fiscal year under this 7 Act shall be available for the purchase, in addition to those 8 specifically provided for, of not to exceed 204 passenger 9 motor vehicles of which 170 shall be for replacement only,10 and for the hire of such vehicles: Provided, That notwith-11 standing this section, the only purchase of new passenger12 vehicles shall be for those determined by the Secretary to13 be necessary for transportation safety, to reduce operational14 costs, and for the protection of life, property, and public15 safety.16 SEC. 702. Notwithstanding any other provision of this17 Act, the Secretary of Agriculture may transfer unobligated18 balances of discretionary funds appropriated by this Act19 or any other available unobligated discretionary balances20 of the Department of Agriculture that are remaining avail-21 able at the end of the fiscal year, to the Working Capital22 Fund for the acquisition of plant and capital equipment23 necessary for the delivery of financial, administrative, and24 information technology services of primary benefit to the25 agencies of the Department of Agriculture, such transferred † HR 933 EAS
  62. 62. 62 1 funds to remain available until expended: Provided, That 2 none of the funds made available by this Act or any other 3 Act shall be transferred to the Working Capital Fund with- 4 out the prior approval of the agency administrator: Pro- 5 vided further, That none of the funds transferred to the 6 Working Capital Fund pursuant to this section shall be 7 available for obligation without written notification to and 8 the prior approval of the Committees on Appropriations of 9 both Houses of Congress: Provided further, That none of the10 funds appropriated by this Act or made available to the11 Department’s Working Capital Fund shall be available for12 obligation or expenditure to make any changes to the De-13 partment’s National Finance Center without written notifi-14 cation to and prior approval of the Committees on Appro-15 priations of both Houses of Congress as required by section16 726 of this Act: Provided further, That of annual income17 amounts in the Working Capital Fund of the Department18 of Agriculture allocated for the National Finance Center,19 the Secretary may reserve not more than 4 percent for the20 replacement or acquisition of capital equipment, including21 equipment for the improvement and implementation of a22 financial management plan, information technology, and23 other systems of the National Finance Center or to pay any24 unforeseen, extraordinary cost of the National Finance Cen-25 ter: Provided further, That none of the amounts reserved † HR 933 EAS
  63. 63. 63 1 shall be available for obligation unless the Secretary sub- 2 mits written notification of the obligation to the Committees 3 on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the 4 Senate: Provided further, That the limitation on the obliga- 5 tion of funds pending notification to Congressional Com- 6 mittees shall not apply to any obligation that, as deter- 7 mined by the Secretary, is necessary to respond to a de- 8 clared state of emergency that significantly impacts the op- 9 erations of the National Finance Center; or to evacuate em-10 ployees of the National Finance Center to a safe haven to11 continue operations of the National Finance Center.12 SEC. 703. No part of any appropriation contained in13 this Act shall remain available for obligation beyond the14 current fiscal year unless expressly so provided herein.15 SEC. 704. No funds appropriated by this Act may be16 used to pay negotiated indirect cost rates on cooperative17 agreements or similar arrangements between the United18 States Department of Agriculture and nonprofit institu-19 tions in excess of 10 percent of the total direct cost of the20 agreement when the purpose of such cooperative arrange-21 ments is to carry out programs of mutual interest between22 the two parties. This does not preclude appropriate pay-23 ment of indirect costs on grants and contracts with such24 institutions when such indirect costs are computed on a † HR 933 EAS
  64. 64. 64 1 similar basis for all agencies for which appropriations are 2 provided in this Act. 3 SEC. 705. Appropriations to the Department of Agri- 4 culture for the cost of direct and guaranteed loans made 5 available in the current fiscal year shall remain available 6 until expended to disburse obligations made in the current 7 fiscal year for the following accounts: the Rural Develop- 8 ment Loan Fund program account, the Rural Electrifica- 9 tion and Telecommunication Loans program account, and10 the Rural Housing Insurance Fund program account.11 SEC. 706. Funds made available by this Act under title12 II of the Food for Peace Act (7 U.S.C. 1721 et seq.) may13 only be used to provide assistance to recipient nations if14 adequate monitoring and controls, as determined by the Ad-15 ministrator of the U.S. Agency for International Develop-16 ment, are in place to ensure that emergency food aid is re-17 ceived by the intended beneficiaries in areas affected by food18 shortages and not diverted for unauthorized or inappro-19 priate purposes.20 SEC. 707. None of the funds made available to the De-21 partment of Agriculture by this Act may be used to acquire22 new information technology systems or significant up-23 grades, as determined by the Office of the Chief Information24 Officer, without the approval of the Chief Information Offi-25 cer and the concurrence of the Executive Information Tech- † HR 933 EAS
  65. 65. 65 1 nology Investment Review Board: Provided, That notwith- 2 standing any other provision of law, none of the funds ap- 3 propriated or otherwise made available by this Act may be 4 transferred to the Office of the Chief Information Officer 5 without written notification to and the prior approval of 6 the Committees on Appropriations of both Houses of Con- 7 gress: Provided further, That none of the funds available 8 to the Department of Agriculture for information technology 9 shall be obligated for projects over $25,000 prior to receipt10 of written approval by the Chief Information Officer.11 SEC. 708. Funds made available under section 1240I12 and section 1241(a) of the Food Security Act of 1985 and13 section 524(b) of the Federal Crop Insurance Act (7 U.S.C.14 1524(b)) in the current fiscal year shall remain available15 until expended to disburse obligations made in the current16 fiscal year.17 SEC. 709. Notwithstanding any other provision of law,18 any former RUS borrower that has repaid or prepaid an19 insured, direct or guaranteed loan under the Rural Elec-20 trification Act of 1936, or any not-for-profit utility that21 is eligible to receive an insured or direct loan under such22 Act, shall be eligible for assistance under section23 313(b)(2)(B) of such Act in the same manner as a borrower24 under such Act. † HR 933 EAS

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