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PUBLIC LAW 114–113—DEC. 18, 2015

CONSOLIDATED APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2016

129 STAT. 2242 PUBLIC LAW 114–113—DEC. 18, 2015

Public Law 114–113

114th Congress

An Act

Dec. 18, 2015 [H.R. 2029]

Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016.

Making appropriations for military construction, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2016, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ‘‘Consolidated Appropriations
Act, 2016’’.

SEC. 2. TABLE OF CONTENTS.

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.

Sec. 5. Statement of appropriations.

Sec. 6. Availability of funds.

Sec. 7. Technical allowance for estimating differences.

Sec. 8. Corrections.

Sec. 9. Adjustments to compensation.

DIVISION A—AGRICULTURE, RURAL DEVELOPMENT, FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, AND RELATED AGENCIES APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2016

Title I—Agricultural Programs

Title II—Conservation Programs

Title III—Rural Development Programs

Title IV—Domestic Food Programs

Title V—Foreign Assistance and Related Programs

Title VI—Related Agencies and Food and Drug Administration

Title VII—General Provisions

DIVISION B—COMMERCE, JUSTICE, SCIENCE, AND RELATED AGENCIES APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2016

Title I—Department of Commerce Title II—Department of Justice Title III—Science

Title IV—Related Agencies

Title V—General Provisions

DIVISION C—DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2016

Title I—Military Personnel

Title II—Operation and Maintenance

Title III—Procurement

Title IV—Research, Development, Test and Evaluation

Title V—Revolving and Management Funds

Title VI—Other Department of Defense Programs

Title VII—Related Agencies

Title VIII—General Provisions

Title IX—Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism

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129 STAT. 2243

DIVISION D—ENERGY AND WATER DEVELOPMENT AND RELATED AGENCIES APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2016

Title I—Corps of Engineers—Civil Title II—Department of the Interior Title III—Department of Energy Title IV—Independent Agencies Title V—General Provisions

DIVISION E—FINANCIAL SERVICES AND GENERAL GOVERNMENT APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2016

Title I—Department of the Treasury

Title II—Executive Office of the President and Funds Appropriated to the President

Title III—The Judiciary

Title IV—District of Columbia

Title V—Independent Agencies

Title VI—General Provisions—This Act

Title VII—General Provisions—Government-wide

Title VIII—General Provisions—District of Columbia

DIVISION F—DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2016

Title I—Departmental Management and Operations

Title II—Security, Enforcement, and Investigations

Title III—Protection, Preparedness, Response, and Recovery Title IV—Research, Development, Training, and Services Title V—General Provisions

DIVISION G—DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, ENVIRONMENT, AND RELATED AGENCIES APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2016

Title I—Department of the Interior

Title II—Environmental Protection Agency

Title III—Related Agencies

Title IV—General Provisions

DIVISION H—DEPARTMENTS OF LABOR, HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, AND EDUCATION, AND RELATED AGENCIES APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2016

Title I—Department of Labor

Title II—Department of Health and Human Services

Title III—Department of Education

Title IV—Related Agencies

Title V—General Provisions

DIVISION I—LEGISLATIVE BRANCH APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2016

Title I—Legislative Branch

Title II—General Provisions

DIVISION J—MILITARY CONSTRUCTION AND VETERANS AFFAIRS, AND RELATED AGENCIES APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2016

Title I—Department of Defense

Title II—Department of Veterans Affairs

Title III—Related Agencies

Title IV—General Provisions

DIVISION K—DEPARTMENT OF STATE, FOREIGN OPERATIONS, AND RELATED PROGRAMS APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2016

Title I—Department of State and Related Agency

Title II—United States Agency for International Development

Title III—Bilateral Economic Assistance Title IV—International Security Assistance Title V—Multilateral Assistance

Title VI—Export and Investment Assistance

Title VII—General Provisions

Title VIII—Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism

Title IX—Other Matters

DIVISION L—TRANSPORTATION, HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT, AND RELATED AGENCIES APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2016

Title I—Department of Transportation

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1 USC 1 note.

Title II—Department of Housing and Urban Development

Title III—Related Agencies

Title IV—General Provisions—This Act

DIVISION M—INTELLIGENCE AUTHORIZATION ACT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2016

DIVISION N—CYBERSECURITY ACT OF 2015

DIVISION O—OTHER MATTERS DIVISION P—TAX-RELATED PROVISIONS

DIVISION Q—PROTECTING AMERICANS FROM TAX HIKES ACT OF 2015

SEC. 3. REFERENCES.

Except as expressly provided otherwise, any reference to ‘‘this Act’’ contained in any division of this Act shall be treated as referring only to the provisions of that division.

SEC. 4. EXPLANATORY STATEMENT.

The explanatory statement regarding this Act, printed in the House of Representatives section of the Congressional Record on or about December 17, 2015 by the Chairman of the Committee on Appropriations of the House, shall have the same effect with respect to the allocation of funds and implementation of divisions A through L of this Act as if it were a joint explanatory statement of a committee of conference.

SEC. 5. STATEMENT OF APPROPRIATIONS.

The following sums in this Act are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2016.

SEC. 6. AVAILABILITY OF FUNDS.

Each amount designated in this Act by the Congress for Over- seas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 shall be available (or rescinded, if applicable) only if the President subsequently so designates all such amounts and transmits such designations to the Congress.

SEC. 7. TECHNICAL ALLOWANCE FOR ESTIMATING DIFFERENCES.

If, for fiscal year 2016, new budget authority provided in appro- priations Acts exceeds the discretionary spending limit for any category set forth in section 251(c) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 due to estimating differences with the Congressional Budget Office, an adjustment to the discre- tionary spending limit in such category for fiscal year 2016 shall be made by the Director of the Office of Management and Budget in the amount of the excess but the total of all such adjustments shall not exceed 0.2 percent of the sum of the adjusted discretionary spending limits for all categories for that fiscal year.

SEC. 8. CORRECTIONS.

The Continuing Appropriations Act, 2016 (Public Law 114–
53) is amended—
(1) by changing the long title so as to read: ‘‘Making con- tinuing appropriations for the fiscal year ending September
30, 2016, and for other purposes.’’;
(2) by inserting after the enacting clause (before section
1) the following: ‘‘DIVISION A—TSA OFFICE OF INSPEC- TION ACCOUNTABILITY ACT OF 2015’’;

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129 STAT. 2245

(3) by inserting after section 8 (before the statement of appropriations) the following: ‘‘DIVISION B—CONTINUING APPROPRIATIONS RESOLUTION, 2016’’; and
(4) by inserting after section 150 (before the short title)
the following new section: ‘‘SEC. 151. Except as expressly pro-
vided otherwise, any reference in this division to ‘this Act’ shall be treated as referring only to the provisions of this division.’’.

SEC. 9. ADJUSTMENTS TO COMPENSATION.

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no adjustment shall be made under section 601(a) of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946 (2 U.S.C. 4501) (relating to cost of living adjustments for Members of Congress) during fiscal year 2016.

DIVISION A—AGRICULTURE, RURAL DEVELOPMENT, FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, AND RELATED AGENCIES APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2016

TITLE I AGRICULTURAL PROGRAMS PRODUCTION, PROCESSING, AND MARKETING OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY

(INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS)

For necessary expenses of the Office of the Secretary,
$45,555,000, of which not to exceed $5,051,000 shall be available for the immediate Office of the Secretary, of which not to exceed
$250,000 shall be available for the Military Veterans Agricultural Liaison; not to exceed $502,000 shall be available for the Office of Tribal Relations; not to exceed $1,496,000 shall be available for the Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Coordination; not to exceed $1,209,000 shall be available for the Office of Advocacy and Outreach; not to exceed $25,928,000 shall be available for the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration, of which
$25,124,000 shall be available for Departmental Administration to provide for necessary expenses for management support services to offices of the Department and for general administration, secu- rity, repairs and alterations, and other miscellaneous supplies and expenses not otherwise provided for and necessary for the practical and efficient work of the Department; not to exceed $3,869,000 shall be available for the Office of Assistant Secretary for Congres- sional Relations to carry out the programs funded by this Act, including programs involving intergovernmental affairs and liaison within the executive branch; and not to exceed $7,500,000 shall be available for the Office of Communications: Provided, That the Secretary of Agriculture is authorized to transfer funds appropriated for any office of the Office of the Secretary to any other office of the Office of the Secretary: Provided further, That no appropria- tion for any office shall be increased or decreased by more than
5 percent: Provided further, That not to exceed $11,000 of the amount made available under this paragraph for the immediate Office of the Secretary shall be available for official reception and representation expenses, not otherwise provided for, as determined

16 USC 6809.

20 USC 7801 note.

2 USC 4501 note.

Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016.

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by the Secretary: Provided further, That the amount made available under this heading for Departmental Administration shall be reimbursed from applicable appropriations in this Act for travel expenses incident to the holding of hearings as required by 5
U.S.C. 551–558: Provided further, That funds made available under this heading for the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Congres- sional Relations may be transferred to agencies of the Department of Agriculture funded by this Act to maintain personnel at the agency level: Provided further, That no funds made available under this heading for the Office of Assistant Secretary for Congressional Relations may be obligated after 30 days from the date of enactment of this Act, unless the Secretary has notified the Committees on Appropriations of both Houses of Congress on the allocation of these funds by USDA agency: Provided further, That within 180 days of the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall submit to Congress the report required in section 7 U.S.C.
6935(b)(3).
EXECUTIVE OPERATIONS OFFICE OF THE CHIEF ECONOMIST
For necessary expenses of the Office of the Chief Economist,
$17,777,000, of which $4,000,000 shall be for grants or cooperative
agreements for policy research under 7 U.S.C. 3155, and of which
$1,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017, shall
be for the purpose set forth under this heading in the explanatory
statement described in section 4 (in the matter preceding division
A of the consolidated Act).

NATIONAL APPEALS DIVISION

For necessary expenses of the National Appeals Division,
$13,317,000.

OFFICE OF BUDGET AND PROGRAM ANALYSIS

For necessary expenses of the Office of Budget and Program
Analysis, $9,392,000.
OFFICE OF THE CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER
For necessary expenses of the Office of the Chief Information Officer, $44,538,000, of which not less than $28,000,000 is for cybersecurity requirements of the Department.
OFFICE OF THE CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
For necessary expenses of the Office of the Chief Financial
Officer, $6,028,000.
OFFICE OF THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR CIVIL RIGHTS
For necessary expenses of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, $898,000.

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129 STAT. 2247

OFFICE OF CIVIL RIGHTS
For necessary expenses of the Office of Civil Rights,
$24,070,000.
AGRICULTURE BUILDINGS AND FACILITIES (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS)
For payment of space rental and related costs pursuant to Public Law 92–313, including authorities pursuant to the 1984 delegation of authority from the Administrator of General Services to the Department of Agriculture under 40 U.S.C. 121, for programs and activities of the Department which are included in this Act, and for alterations and other actions needed for the Department and its agencies to consolidate unneeded space into configurations suitable for release to the Administrator of General Services, and for the operation, maintenance, improvement, and repair of Agri- culture buildings and facilities, and for related costs, $64,189,000, to remain available until expended, for buildings operations and maintenance expenses: Provided, That the Secretary may use unobligated prior year balances of an agency or office that are no longer available for new obligation to cover shortfalls incurred in prior or current year rental payments for such agency or office.
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS MANAGEMENT (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS)
For necessary expenses of the Department of Agriculture, to comply with the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Com- pensation, and Liability Act (42 U.S.C. 9601 et seq.) and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (42 U.S.C. 6901 et seq.),
$3,618,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That appropriations and funds available herein to the Department for Hazardous Materials Management may be transferred to any agency of the Department for its use in meeting all requirements pursuant to the above Acts on Federal and non-Federal lands.
OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL
For necessary expenses of the Office of Inspector General, including employment pursuant to the Inspector General Act of
1978, $95,738,000, including such sums as may be necessary for contracting and other arrangements with public agencies and pri- vate persons pursuant to section 6(a)(9) of the Inspector General Act of 1978, and including not to exceed $125,000 for certain con- fidential operational expenses, including the payment of informants, to be expended under the direction of the Inspector General pursu- ant to Public Law 95–452 and section 1337 of Public Law 97–
98.
OFFICE OF THE GENERAL COUNSEL
For necessary expenses of the Office of the General Counsel,
$44,383,000.

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OFFICE OF ETHICS
For necessary expenses of the Office of Ethics, $3,654,000.
OFFICE OF THE UNDER SECRETARY FOR RESEARCH, EDUCATION, AND
ECONOMICS
For necessary expenses of the Office of the Under Secretary for Research, Education, and Economics, $893,000.
ECONOMIC RESEARCH SERVICE
For necessary expenses of the Economic Research Service,
$85,373,000.
NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS SERVICE
For necessary expenses of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, $168,443,000, of which up to $42,177,000 shall be available until expended for the Census of Agriculture: Provided, That amounts made available for the Census of Agriculture may be used to conduct Current Industrial Report surveys subject to 7
U.S.C. 2204g(d) and (f).
AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH SERVICE

7 USC 2254.

SALARIES AND EXPENSES

For necessary expenses of the Agricultural Research Service and for acquisition of lands by donation, exchange, or purchase at a nominal cost not to exceed $100, and for land exchanges where the lands exchanged shall be of equal value or shall be equalized by a payment of money to the grantor which shall not exceed 25 percent of the total value of the land or interests trans- ferred out of Federal ownership, $1,143,825,000: Provided, That appropriations hereunder shall be available for the operation and maintenance of aircraft and the purchase of not to exceed one for replacement only: Provided further, That appropriations here- under shall be available pursuant to 7 U.S.C. 2250 for the construc- tion, alteration, and repair of buildings and improvements, but unless otherwise provided, the cost of constructing any one building shall not exceed $375,000, except for headhouses or greenhouses which shall each be limited to $1,200,000, and except for 10 buildings to be constructed or improved at a cost not to exceed
$750,000 each, and the cost of altering any one building during the fiscal year shall not exceed 10 percent of the current replace- ment value of the building or $375,000, whichever is greater: Pro- vided further, That the limitations on alterations contained in this Act shall not apply to modernization or replacement of existing facilities at Beltsville, Maryland: Provided further, That appropria- tions hereunder shall be available for granting easements at the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center: Provided further, That the foregoing limitations shall not apply to replacement of buildings needed to carry out the Act of April 24, 1948 (21 U.S.C. 113a): Provided further, That appropriations hereunder shall be available for granting easements at any Agricultural Research Service loca- tion for the construction of a research facility by a non-Federal entity for use by, and acceptable to, the Agricultural Research

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Service and a condition of the easements shall be that upon comple- tion the facility shall be accepted by the Secretary, subject to the availability of funds herein, if the Secretary finds that accept- ance of the facility is in the interest of the United States: Provided further, That funds may be received from any State, other political subdivision, organization, or individual for the purpose of estab- lishing or operating any research facility or research project of the Agricultural Research Service, as authorized by law: Provided further, That of the appropriations hereunder, $57,192,000 may not be obligated until 30 days after the Secretary of Agriculture certifies in writing to the Committees on Appropriations of both Houses of Congress that the Agricultural Research Service has updated its animal care policies and that all Agricultural Research Service research facilities at which animal research is conducted have a fully functioning Institutional Animal Care and Use Com- mittee, including all appropriate and necessary record keeping: Provided further, That such certification shall set forth in detail the factual basis for the certification and the Department’s plan for ensuring these changes are maintained in the future: Provided further, That such certification shall be subject to prior consultation with the Committees on Appropriations of both Houses of Congress.

BUILDINGS AND FACILITIES

For the acquisition of land, construction, repair, improvement, extension, alteration, and purchase of fixed equipment or facilities as necessary to carry out the agricultural research programs of the Department of Agriculture, where not otherwise provided,
$212,101,000 to remain available until expended.
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE RESEARCH AND EDUCATION ACTIVITIES
For payments to agricultural experiment stations, for coopera- tive forestry and other research, for facilities, and for other expenses, $819,685,000, which shall be for the purposes, and in the amounts, specified in the table titled ‘‘National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Research and Education Activities’’ in the explanatory statement described in section 4 (in the matter pre- ceding division A of this consolidated Act): Provided, That funds for research grants for 1994 institutions, education grants for 1890 institutions, capacity building for non-land-grant colleges of agri- culture, the agriculture and food research initiative, veterinary medicine loan repayment, multicultural scholars, graduate fellow- ship and institution challenge grants, and grants management sys- tems shall remain available until expended: Provided further, That each institution eligible to receive funds under the Evans-Allen program receives no less than $1,000,000: Provided further, That funds for education grants for Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian- serving institutions be made available to individual eligible institu- tions or consortia of eligible institutions with funds awarded equally to each of the States of Alaska and Hawaii: Provided further, That funds for education grants for 1890 institutions shall be made available to institutions eligible to receive funds under 7 U.S.C.
3221 and 3222: Provided further, That not more than 5 percent of the amounts made available by this or any other Act to carry out the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative under 7 U.S.C.

129 STAT. 2250 PUBLIC LAW 114–113—DEC. 18, 2015

450i(b) may be retained by the Secretary of Agriculture to pay administrative costs incurred by the Secretary in carrying out that authority.

NATIVE AMERICAN INSTITUTIONS ENDOWMENT FUND

For the Native American Institutions Endowment Fund author- ized by Public Law 103–382 (7 U.S.C. 301 note), $11,880,000, to remain available until expended.

EXTENSION ACTIVITIES

For payments to States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, the Virgin Islands, Micronesia, the Northern Marianas, and American Samoa, $475,891,000, which shall be for the purposes, and in the amounts, specified in the table titled ‘‘National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Extension Activities’’ in the explanatory statement described in section 4 (in the matter preceding division A of this consolidated Act): Provided, That funds for facility improve- ments at 1890 institutions shall remain available until expended: Provided further, That institutions eligible to receive funds under
7 U.S.C. 3221 for cooperative extension receive no less than
$1,000,000: Provided further, That funds for cooperative extension under sections 3(b) and (c) of the Smith-Lever Act (7 U.S.C. 343(b) and (c)) and section 208(c) of Public Law 93–471 shall be available for retirement and employees’ compensation costs for extension agents.

INTEGRATED ACTIVITIES

For the integrated research, education, and extension grants programs, including necessary administrative expenses,
$30,900,000, which shall be for the purposes, and in the amounts, specified in the table titled ‘‘National Institute of Food and Agri- culture, Integrated Activities’’ in the explanatory statement described in section 4 (in the matter preceding division A of this consolidated Act): Provided, That funds for the Food and Agriculture Defense Initiative shall remain available until September 30, 2017: Provided further, That notwithstanding any other provision of law, indirect costs shall not be charged against any Extension Implementation Program Area grant awarded under the Crop Protection/Pest Management Program (7 U.S.C. 7626).
OFFICE OF THE UNDER SECRETARY FOR MARKETING AND
REGULATORY PROGRAMS
For necessary expenses of the Office of the Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs, $893,000.
ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE SALARIES AND EXPENSES

(INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS)

For necessary expenses of the Animal and Plant Health Inspec- tion Service, including up to $30,000 for representation allowances and for expenses pursuant to the Foreign Service Act of 1980

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129 STAT. 2251

(22 U.S.C. 4085), $894,415,000, of which $470,000, to remain avail- able until expended, shall be available for the control of outbreaks of insects, plant diseases, animal diseases and for control of pest animals and birds (‘‘contingency fund’’) to the extent necessary to meet emergency conditions; of which $11,520,000, to remain available until expended, shall be used for the cotton pests program for cost share purposes or for debt retirement for active eradication zones; of which $35,339,000, to remain available until expended, shall be for Animal Health Technical Services; of which $697,000 shall be for activities under the authority of the Horse Protection Act of 1970, as amended (15 U.S.C. 1831); of which $55,340,000, to remain available until expended, shall be used to support avian health; of which $4,251,000, to remain available until expended, shall be for information technology infrastructure; of which
$158,000,000, to remain available until expended, shall be for spe- cialty crop pests; of which, $8,826,000, to remain available until expended, shall be for field crop and rangeland ecosystem pests; of which $54,000,000, to remain available until expended, shall be for tree and wood pests; of which $3,973,000, to remain available until expended, shall be for the National Veterinary Stockpile; of which up to $1,500,000, to remain available until expended, shall be for the scrapie program for indemnities; of which
$2,500,000, to remain available until expended, shall be for the wildlife damage management program for aviation safety: Provided, That of amounts available under this heading for wildlife services methods development, $1,000,000 shall remain available until expended: Provided further, That of amounts available under this heading for the screwworm program, $4,990,000 shall remain avail- able until expended: Provided further, That no funds shall be used to formulate or administer a brucellosis eradication program for the current fiscal year that does not require minimum matching by the States of at least 40 percent: Provided further, That this appropriation shall be available for the operation and maintenance of aircraft and the purchase of not to exceed five, of which two shall be for replacement only: Provided further, That in addition, in emergencies which threaten any segment of the agricultural production industry of this country, the Secretary may transfer from other appropriations or funds available to the agencies or corporations of the Department such sums as may be deemed nec- essary, to be available only in such emergencies for the arrest and eradication of contagious or infectious disease or pests of ani- mals, poultry, or plants, and for expenses in accordance with sec- tions 10411 and 10417 of the Animal Health Protection Act (7
U.S.C. 8310 and 8316) and sections 431 and 442 of the Plant Protection Act (7 U.S.C. 7751 and 7772), and any unexpended balances of funds transferred for such emergency purposes in the preceding fiscal year shall be merged with such transferred amounts: Provided further, That appropriations hereunder shall be available pursuant to law (7 U.S.C. 2250) for the repair and alteration of leased buildings and improvements, but unless other- wise provided the cost of altering any one building during the fiscal year shall not exceed 10 percent of the current replacement value of the building.
In fiscal year 2016, the agency is authorized to collect fees to cover the total costs of providing technical assistance, goods, or services requested by States, other political subdivisions, domestic and international organizations, foreign governments, or

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individuals, provided that such fees are structured such that any entity’s liability for such fees is reasonably based on the technical assistance, goods, or services provided to the entity by the agency, and such fees shall be reimbursed to this account, to remain avail- able until expended, without further appropriation, for providing such assistance, goods, or services.

BUILDINGS AND FACILITIES

For plans, construction, repair, preventive maintenance, environmental support, improvement, extension, alteration, and purchase of fixed equipment or facilities, as authorized by 7 U.S.C.
2250, and acquisition of land as authorized by 7 U.S.C. 428a,
$3,175,000, to remain available until expended.
AGRICULTURAL MARKETING SERVICE MARKETING SERVICES
For necessary expenses of the Agricultural Marketing Service,
$81,223,000: Provided, That this appropriation shall be available pursuant to law (7 U.S.C. 2250) for the alteration and repair of buildings and improvements, but the cost of altering any one building during the fiscal year shall not exceed 10 percent of the current replacement value of the building.
Fees may be collected for the cost of standardization activities, as established by regulation pursuant to law (31 U.S.C. 9701).

LIMITATION ON ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSES

Not to exceed $60,982,000 (from fees collected) shall be obli- gated during the current fiscal year for administrative expenses: Provided, That if crop size is understated and/or other uncontrol- lable events occur, the agency may exceed this limitation by up to 10 percent with notification to the Committees on Appropriations of both Houses of Congress.

FUNDS FOR STRENGTHENING MARKETS, INCOME, AND SUPPLY (SECTION 32)

(INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS)

Funds available under section 32 of the Act of August 24,
1935 (7 U.S.C. 612c), shall be used only for commodity program expenses as authorized therein, and other related operating expenses, except for: (1) transfers to the Department of Commerce as authorized by the Fish and Wildlife Act of August 8, 1956; (2) transfers otherwise provided in this Act; and (3) not more than $20,489,000 for formulation and administration of marketing agreements and orders pursuant to the Agricultural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937 and the Agricultural Act of 1961.

PAYMENTS TO STATES AND POSSESSIONS

For payments to departments of agriculture, bureaus and departments of markets, and similar agencies for marketing activi- ties under section 204(b) of the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 (7 U.S.C. 1623(b)), $1,235,000.

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129 STAT. 2253

GRAIN INSPECTION, PACKERS AND STOCKYARDS ADMINISTRATION

SALARIES AND EXPENSES

For necessary expenses of the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration, $43,057,000: Provided, That this appro- priation shall be available pursuant to law (7 U.S.C. 2250) for the alteration and repair of buildings and improvements, but the cost of altering any one building during the fiscal year shall not exceed 10 percent of the current replacement value of the building.

LIMITATION ON INSPECTION AND WEIGHING SERVICES EXPENSES

Not to exceed $55,000,000 (from fees collected) shall be obli- gated during the current fiscal year for inspection and weighing services: Provided, That if grain export activities require additional supervision and oversight, or other uncontrollable factors occur, this limitation may be exceeded by up to 10 percent with notification to the Committees on Appropriations of both Houses of Congress.
OFFICE OF THE UNDER SECRETARY FOR FOOD SAFETY
For necessary expenses of the Office of the Under Secretary for Food Safety, $816,000.
FOOD SAFETY AND INSPECTION SERVICE
For necessary expenses to carry out services authorized by the Federal Meat Inspection Act, the Poultry Products Inspection Act, and the Egg Products Inspection Act, including not to exceed
$50,000 for representation allowances and for expenses pursuant to section 8 of the Act approved August 3, 1956 (7 U.S.C. 1766),
$1,014,871,000; and in addition, $1,000,000 may be credited to this account from fees collected for the cost of laboratory accredita- tion as authorized by section 1327 of the Food, Agriculture, Con- servation and Trade Act of 1990 (7 U.S.C. 138f): Provided, That funds provided for the Public Health Data Communication Infra- structure system shall remain available until expended: Provided further, That no fewer than 148 full-time equivalent positions shall be employed during fiscal year 2016 for purposes dedicated solely to inspections and enforcement related to the Humane Methods of Slaughter Act: Provided further, That the Food Safety and Inspec- tion Service shall continue implementation of section 11016 of Public Law 110–246 as further clarified by the amendments made in section 12106 of Public Law 113–79: Provided further, That this appropriation shall be available pursuant to law (7 U.S.C.
2250) for the alteration and repair of buildings and improvements, but the cost of altering any one building during the fiscal year shall not exceed 10 percent of the current replacement value of the building.
OFFICE OF THE UNDER SECRETARY FOR FARM AND FOREIGN
AGRICULTURAL SERVICES
For necessary expenses of the Office of the Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services, $898,000.

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FARM SERVICE AGENCY SALARIES AND EXPENSES (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS)
For necessary expenses of the Farm Service Agency,
$1,200,180,000: Provided, That not more than 50 percent of the
$129,546,000 made available under this heading for information
technology related to farm program delivery, including the Mod-
ernize and Innovate the Delivery of Agricultural Systems and other
farm program delivery systems, may be obligated until the Secretary
submits to the Committees on Appropriations of both Houses of
Congress a plan for expenditure that (1) identifies for each project/
investment over $25,000 (a) the functional and performance
capabilities to be delivered and the mission benefits to be realized,
(b) the estimated lifecycle cost, including estimates for development
as well as maintenance and operations, and (c) key milestones
to be met; (2) demonstrates that each project/investment is, (a)
consistent with the Farm Service Agency Information Technology
Roadmap, (b) being managed in accordance with applicable lifecycle
management policies and guidance, and (c) subject to the applicable
Department’s capital planning and investment control require-
ments; and (3) has been reviewed by the Government Accountability
Office and approved by the Committees on Appropriations of both
Houses of Congress: Provided further, That the agency shall submit
a report by the end of the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2016
to the Committees on Appropriations and the Government Account-
ability Office, that identifies for each project/investment that is
operational (a) current performance against key indicators of cus-
tomer satisfaction, (b) current performance of service level agree-
ments or other technical metrics, (c) current performance against
a pre-established cost baseline, (d) a detailed breakdown of current
and planned spending on operational enhancements or upgrades,
and (e) an assessment of whether the investment continues to
meet business needs as intended as well as alternatives to the
investment: Provided further, That the Secretary is authorized to
use the services, facilities, and authorities (but not the funds)
of the Commodity Credit Corporation to make program payments
for all programs administered by the Agency: Provided further,
That other funds made available to the Agency for authorized
activities may be advanced to and merged with this account: Pro-

vided further, That funds made available to county committees

shall remain available until expended: Provided further, That none
of the funds available to the Farm Service Agency shall be used
to close Farm Service Agency county offices: Provided further, That
none of the funds available to the Farm Service Agency shall
be used to permanently relocate county based employees that would
result in an office with two or fewer employees without prior
notification and approval of the Committees on Appropriations of both Houses of Congress.

STATE MEDIATION GRANTS

For grants pursuant to section 502(b) of the Agricultural Credit
Act of 1987, as amended (7 U.S.C. 5101–5106), $3,404,000.

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GRASSROOTS SOURCE WATER PROTECTION PROGRAM

For necessary expenses to carry out wellhead or groundwater protection activities under section 1240O of the Food Security Act of 1985 (16 U.S.C. 3839bb–2), $6,500,000, to remain available until expended.

DAIRY INDEMNITY PROGRAM (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

For necessary expenses involved in making indemnity payments to dairy farmers and manufacturers of dairy products under a dairy indemnity program, such sums as may be necessary, to remain available until expended: Provided, That such program is carried out by the Secretary in the same manner as the dairy indemnity program described in the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2001 (Public Law 106–387, 114 Stat. 1549A–12).

AGRICULTURAL CREDIT INSURANCE FUND PROGRAM ACCOUNT (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS)

For gross obligations for the principal amount of direct and guaranteed farm ownership (7 U.S.C. 1922 et seq.) and operating (7 U.S.C. 1941 et seq.) loans, emergency loans (7 U.S.C. 1961 et seq.), Indian tribe land acquisition loans (25 U.S.C. 488), boll weevil loans (7 U.S.C. 1989), guaranteed conservation loans (7
U.S.C. 1924 et seq.), and Indian highly fractionated land loans (25 U.S.C. 488) to be available from funds in the Agricultural Credit Insurance Fund, as follows: $2,000,000,000 for guaranteed farm ownership loans and $1,500,000,000 for farm ownership direct loans; $1,393,443,000 for unsubsidized guaranteed operating loans and $1,252,004,000 for direct operating loans; emergency loans,
$34,667,000; Indian tribe land acquisition loans, $2,000,000; guaranteed conservation loans, $150,000,000; Indian highly fractionated land loans, $10,000,000; and for boll weevil eradication program loans, $60,000,000: Provided, That the Secretary shall deem the pink bollworm to be a boll weevil for the purpose of boll weevil eradication program loans.
For the cost of direct and guaranteed loans and grants, including the cost of modifying loans as defined in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, as follows: farm operating loans, $53,961,000 for direct operating loans, $14,352,000 for unsub- sidized guaranteed operating loans, and emergency loans,
$1,262,000, to remain available until expended.
In addition, for administrative expenses necessary to carry out the direct and guaranteed loan programs, $314,918,000, of which $306,998,000 shall be transferred to and merged with the appropriation for ‘‘Farm Service Agency, Salaries and Expenses’’.
Funds appropriated by this Act to the Agricultural Credit Insur- ance Program Account for farm ownership, operating and conserva- tion direct loans and guaranteed loans may be transferred among these programs: Provided, That the Committees on Appropriations of both Houses of Congress are notified at least 15 days in advance of any transfer.

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RISK MANAGEMENT AGENCY SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For necessary expenses of the Risk Management Agency,
$74,829,000: Provided, That not to exceed $1,000 shall be available
for official reception and representation expenses, as authorized
by 7 U.S.C. 1506(i).
CORPORATIONS
The following corporations and agencies are hereby authorized to make expenditures, within the limits of funds and borrowing authority available to each such corporation or agency and in accord with law, and to make contracts and commitments without regard to fiscal year limitations as provided by section 104 of the Govern- ment Corporation Control Act as may be necessary in carrying out the programs set forth in the budget for the current fiscal year for such corporation or agency, except as hereinafter provided.
FEDERAL CROP INSURANCE CORPORATION FUND
For payments as authorized by section 516 of the Federal Crop Insurance Act (7 U.S.C. 1516), such sums as may be necessary, to remain available until expended.
COMMODITY CREDIT CORPORATION FUND REIMBURSEMENT FOR NET REALIZED LOSSES (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS)
For the current fiscal year, such sums as may be necessary to reimburse the Commodity Credit Corporation for net realized losses sustained, but not previously reimbursed, pursuant to section
2 of the Act of August 17, 1961 (15 U.S.C. 713a–11): Provided, That of the funds available to the Commodity Credit Corporation under section 11 of the Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act (15 U.S.C. 714i) for the conduct of its business with the Foreign Agricultural Service, up to $5,000,000 may be transferred to and used by the Foreign Agricultural Service for information resource management activities of the Foreign Agricultural Service that are not related to Commodity Credit Corporation business.

HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT (LIMITATION ON EXPENSES)

For the current fiscal year, the Commodity Credit Corporation shall not expend more than $5,000,000 for site investigation and cleanup expenses, and operations and maintenance expenses to comply with the requirement of section 107(g) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (42
U.S.C. 9607(g)), and section 6001 of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (42 U.S.C. 6961).

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TITLE II CONSERVATION PROGRAMS

129 STAT. 2257

OFFICE OF THE UNDER SECRETARY FOR NATURAL RESOURCES AND
ENVIRONMENT
For necessary expenses of the Office of the Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment, $898,000.
NATURAL RESOURCES CONSERVATION SERVICE CONSERVATION OPERATIONS
For necessary expenses for carrying out the provisions of the Act of April 27, 1935 (16 U.S.C. 590a–f), including preparation of conservation plans and establishment of measures to conserve soil and water (including farm irrigation and land drainage and such special measures for soil and water management as may be necessary to prevent floods and the siltation of reservoirs and to control agricultural related pollutants); operation of conservation plant materials centers; classification and mapping of soil; dissemi- nation of information; acquisition of lands, water, and interests therein for use in the plant materials program by donation, exchange, or purchase at a nominal cost not to exceed $100 pursuant to the Act of August 3, 1956 (7 U.S.C. 428a); purchase and erection or alteration or improvement of permanent and temporary buildings; and operation and maintenance of aircraft, $850,856,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017: Provided, That appro- priations hereunder shall be available pursuant to 7 U.S.C. 2250 for construction and improvement of buildings and public improve- ments at plant materials centers, except that the cost of alterations and improvements to other buildings and other public improvements shall not exceed $250,000: Provided further, That when buildings or other structures are erected on non-Federal land, that the right to use such land is obtained as provided in 7 U.S.C. 2250a: Provided further, That of the amounts made available under this heading,
$5,600,000, shall remain available until expended for the authorities under 16 U.S.C. 1001–1005 and 1007–1009 for authorized ongoing watershed projects with a primary purpose of providing water to rural communities: Provided further, That of the amounts made available under this heading, $5,000,000 shall remain available until expended for the authorities under section 13 of the Flood Control Act of December 22, 1944 (Public Law 78–534) for author- ized ongoing projects with a primary purpose of watershed protec- tion by stabilizing stream channels, tributaries, and banks to reduce erosion and sediment transport.

WATERSHED REHABILITATION PROGRAM

Under the authorities of section 14 of the Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act, $12,000,000 is provided.

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TITLE III
RURAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS
OFFICE OF THE UNDER SECRETARY FOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT
For necessary expenses of the Office of the Under Secretary for Rural Development, $893,000.
RURAL DEVELOPMENT SALARIES AND EXPENSES

(INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS)

For necessary expenses for carrying out the administration and implementation of programs in the Rural Development mission area, including activities with institutions concerning the develop- ment and operation of agricultural cooperatives; and for cooperative agreements; $225,835,000: Provided, That no less than $19,500,000 shall be for the Comprehensive Loan Accounting System: Provided further, That notwithstanding any other provision of law, funds appropriated under this heading may be used for advertising and promotional activities that support the Rural Development mission area: Provided further, That any balances available from prior years for the Rural Utilities Service, Rural Housing Service, and the Rural Business–Cooperative Service salaries and expenses accounts shall be transferred to and merged with this appropriation.
RURAL HOUSING SERVICE

RURAL HOUSING INSURANCE FUND PROGRAM ACCOUNT (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS)

For gross obligations for the principal amount of direct and guaranteed loans as authorized by title V of the Housing Act of
1949, to be available from funds in the rural housing insurance fund, as follows: $900,000,000 shall be for direct loans and
$24,000,000,000 shall be for unsubsidized guaranteed loans;
$26,278,000 for section 504 housing repair loans; $28,398,000 for section 515 rental housing; $150,000,000 for section 538 guaranteed multi-family housing loans; $10,000,000 for credit sales of single family housing acquired property; $5,000,000 for section 523 self- help housing land development loans; and $5,000,000 for section
524 site development loans.
For the cost of direct and guaranteed loans, including the cost of modifying loans, as defined in section 502 of the Congres- sional Budget Act of 1974, as follows: section 502 loans, $60,750,000 shall be for direct loans; section 504 housing repair loans,
$3,424,000; and repair, rehabilitation, and new construction of sec- tion 515 rental housing, $8,414,000: Provided, That to support the loan program level for section 538 guaranteed loans made available under this heading the Secretary may charge or adjust any fees to cover the projected cost of such loan guarantees pursuant to the provisions of the Credit Reform Act of 1990 (2 U.S.C. 661 et seq.), and the interest on such loans may not be subsidized:

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Provided further, That applicants in communities that have a cur- rent rural area waiver under section 541 of the Housing Act of

1949 (42 U.S.C. 1490q) shall be treated as living in a rural area for purposes of section 502 guaranteed loans provided under this heading: Provided further, That of the amounts available under this paragraph for section 502 direct loans, no less than $5,000,000 shall be available for direct loans for individuals whose homes will be built pursuant to a program funded with a mutual and self-help housing grant authorized by section 523 of the Housing Act of 1949 until June 1, 2016.
In addition, for the cost of direct loans, grants, and contracts, as authorized by 42 U.S.C. 1484 and 1486, $15,125,000, to remain available until expended, for direct farm labor housing loans and domestic farm labor housing grants and contracts: Provided, That any balances available for the Farm Labor Program Account shall be transferred to and merged with this account.
In addition, for administrative expenses necessary to carry out the direct and guaranteed loan programs, $417,854,000 shall be transferred to and merged with the appropriation for ‘‘Rural Development, Salaries and Expenses’’.

RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

For rental assistance agreements entered into or renewed pursuant to the authority under section 521(a)(2) or agreements entered into in lieu of debt forgiveness or payments for eligible households as authorized by section 502(c)(5)(D) of the Housing Act of 1949, $1,389,695,000; and in addition such sums as may be necessary, as authorized by section 521(c) of the Act, to liquidate debt incurred prior to fiscal year 1992 to carry out the rental assistance program under section 521(a)(2) of the Act: Provided, That rental assistance agreements entered into or renewed during the current fiscal year shall be funded for a one-year period: Pro- vided further, That any unexpended balances remaining at the end of such one-year agreements may be transferred and used for purposes of any debt reduction; maintenance, repair, or rehabilitation of any existing projects; preservation; and rental assistance activities authorized under title V of the Act: Provided further, That rental assistance provided under agreements entered into prior to fiscal year 2016 for a farm labor multi-family housing project financed under section 514 or 516 of the Act may not be recaptured for use in another project until such assistance has remained unused for a period of 12 consecutive months, if such project has a waiting list of tenants seeking such assistance or the project has rental assistance eligible tenants who are not receiving such assistance: Provided further, That such recaptured rental assistance shall, to the extent practicable, be applied to another farm labor multi-family housing project financed under section 514 or 516 of the Act: Provided further, That of the total amount provided, up to $75,000,000 shall be available until Sep- tember 30, 2017, for renewal of rental assistance agreements within the 12-month contract period: Provided further, That the Secretary shall provide to the Committees on Appropriations of both Houses of Congress quarterly reports on the number of renewals approved pursuant to the preceding proviso, on the amount of rental assist- ance available, and the anticipated need for rental assistance for the remainder of the fiscal year: Provided further, That except

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as provided in the second proviso under this heading and notwith- standing any other provision of the Act, the Secretary may recapture rental assistance provided under agreements entered into prior to fiscal year 2016 for a project that the Secretary determines no longer needs rental assistance and use such recaptured funds for current needs as well as unmet rental assistance needs from fiscal year 2015.

MULTI-FAMILY HOUSING REVITALIZATION PROGRAM ACCOUNT

For the rural housing voucher program as authorized under section 542 of the Housing Act of 1949, but notwithstanding sub- section (b) of such section, and for additional costs to conduct a demonstration program for the preservation and revitalization of multi-family rental housing properties described in this para- graph, $37,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That of the funds made available under this heading, $15,000,000, shall be available for rural housing vouchers to any low-income household (including those not receiving rental assistance) residing in a property financed with a section 515 loan which has been prepaid after September 30, 2005: Provided further, That the amount of such voucher shall be the difference between comparable market rent for the section 515 unit and the tenant paid rent for such unit: Provided further, That funds made available for such vouchers shall be subject to the availability of annual appro- priations: Provided further, That the Secretary shall, to the max- imum extent practicable, administer such vouchers with current regulations and administrative guidance applicable to section 8 housing vouchers administered by the Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development: Provided further, That if the Secretary determines that the amount made available for vouchers in this or any other Act is not needed for vouchers, the Secretary may use such funds for the demonstration program for the preserva- tion and revitalization of multi-family rental housing properties described in this paragraph: Provided further, That of the funds made available under this heading, $22,000,000 shall be available for a demonstration program for the preservation and revitalization of the sections 514, 515, and 516 multi-family rental housing prop- erties to restructure existing USDA multi-family housing loans, as the Secretary deems appropriate, expressly for the purposes of ensuring the project has sufficient resources to preserve the project for the purpose of providing safe and affordable housing for low-income residents and farm laborers including reducing or eliminating interest; deferring loan payments, subordinating, reducing or reamortizing loan debt; and other financial assistance including advances, payments and incentives (including the ability of owners to obtain reasonable returns on investment) required by the Secretary: Provided further, That the Secretary shall as part of the preservation and revitalization agreement obtain a restrictive use agreement consistent with the terms of the restruc- turing: Provided further, That if the Secretary determines that additional funds for vouchers described in this paragraph are needed, funds for the preservation and revitalization demonstration program may be used for such vouchers: Provided further, That if Congress enacts legislation to permanently authorize a multi- family rental housing loan restructuring program similar to the demonstration program described herein, the Secretary may use

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funds made available for the demonstration program under this heading to carry out such legislation with the prior approval of the Committees on Appropriations of both Houses of Congress: Provided further, That in addition to any other available funds, the Secretary may expend not more than $1,000,000 total, from the program funds made available under this heading, for adminis- trative expenses for activities funded under this heading.

MUTUAL AND SELF-HELP HOUSING GRANTS

For grants and contracts pursuant to section 523(b)(1)(A) of the Housing Act of 1949 (42 U.S.C. 1490c), $27,500,000, to remain available until expended.

RURAL HOUSING ASSISTANCE GRANTS

For grants for very low-income housing repair and rural housing preservation made by the Rural Housing Service, as authorized by 42 U.S.C. 1474, and 1490m, $32,239,000, to remain available until expended.

RURAL COMMUNITY FACILITIES PROGRAM ACCOUNT (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS)

For gross obligations for the principal amount of direct and guaranteed loans as authorized by section 306 and described in section 381E(d)(1) of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act, $2,200,000,000 for direct loans and $148,305,000 for guaranteed loans.
For the cost of guaranteed loans, including the cost of modifying loans, as defined in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, $3,500,000, to remain available until expended.
For the cost of grants for rural community facilities programs as authorized by section 306 and described in section 381E(d)(1) of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act, $38,778,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That $4,000,000 of the amount appropriated under this heading shall be available for a Rural Community Development Initiative: Provided further, That such funds shall be used solely to develop the capacity and ability of private, nonprofit community-based housing and commu- nity development organizations, low-income rural communities, and Federally Recognized Native American Tribes to undertake projects to improve housing, community facilities, community and economic development projects in rural areas: Provided further, That such funds shall be made available to qualified private, nonprofit and public intermediary organizations proposing to carry out a program of financial and technical assistance: Provided further, That such intermediary organizations shall provide matching funds from other sources, including Federal funds for related activities, in an amount not less than funds provided: Provided further, That $5,778,000 of the amount appropriated under this heading shall be to provide grants for facilities in rural communities with extreme unemploy- ment and severe economic depression (Public Law 106–387), with up to 5 percent for administration and capacity building in the State rural development offices: Provided further, That $4,000,000 of the amount appropriated under this heading shall be available for community facilities grants to tribal colleges, as authorized

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by section 306(a)(19) of such Act: Provided further, That sections
381E–H and 381N of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Develop- ment Act are not applicable to the funds made available under this heading: Provided further, That for the purposes of determining eligibility or level of program assistance the Secretary shall not include incarcerated prison populations.
RURAL BUSINESS—COOPERATIVE SERVICE RURAL BUSINESS PROGRAM ACCOUNT (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS)
For the cost of loan guarantees and grants, for the rural busi- ness development programs authorized by section 310B and described in subsections (a), (c), (f) and (g) of section 310B of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act, $62,687,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That of the amount appropriated under this heading, not to exceed $500,000 shall be made available for one grant to a qualified national organization to provide technical assistance for rural transportation in order to promote economic development and $3,000,000 shall be for grants to the Delta Regional Authority (7 U.S.C. 2009aa et seq.) for any Rural Community Advancement Program purpose as described in section 381E(d) of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act, of which not more than 5 percent may be used for administra- tive expenses: Provided further, That $4,000,000 of the amount appropriated under this heading shall be for business grants to benefit Federally Recognized Native American Tribes, including
$250,000 for a grant to a qualified national organization to provide technical assistance for rural transportation in order to promote economic development: Provided further, That for purposes of deter- mining eligibility or level of program assistance the Secretary shall not include incarcerated prison populations: Provided further, That sections 381E–H and 381N of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act are not applicable to funds made available under this heading.

INTERMEDIARY RELENDING PROGRAM FUND ACCOUNT (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

For the principal amount of direct loans, as authorized by the Intermediary Relending Program Fund Account (7 U.S.C.
1936b), $18,889,000.
For the cost of direct loans, $5,217,000, as authorized by the Intermediary Relending Program Fund Account (7 U.S.C. 1936b), of which $531,000 shall be available through June 30, 2016, for Federally Recognized Native American Tribes; and of which
$1,021,000 shall be available through June 30, 2016, for Mississippi Delta Region counties (as determined in accordance with Public Law 100–460): Provided, That such costs, including the cost of modifying such loans, shall be as defined in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974.
In addition, for administrative expenses to carry out the direct loan programs, $4,468,000 shall be transferred to and merged with the appropriation for ‘‘Rural Development, Salaries and Expenses’’.

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RURAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT LOANS PROGRAM ACCOUNT

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(INCLUDING RESCISSION OF FUNDS)

For the principal amount of direct loans, as authorized under section 313 of the Rural Electrification Act, for the purpose of promoting rural economic development and job creation projects,
$33,077,000.
Of the funds derived from interest on the cushion of credit payments, as authorized by section 313 of the Rural Electrification Act of 1936, $179,000,000 shall not be obligated and $179,000,000 are rescinded.

RURAL COOPERATIVE DEVELOPMENT GRANTS

For rural cooperative development grants authorized under section 310B(e) of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act (7 U.S.C. 1932), $22,050,000, of which $2,500,000 shall be for cooperative agreements for the appropriate technology transfer for rural areas program: Provided, That not to exceed $3,000,000 shall be for grants for cooperative development centers, individual cooperatives, or groups of cooperatives that serve socially disadvan- taged groups and a majority of the boards of directors or governing boards of which are comprised of individuals who are members of socially disadvantaged groups; and of which $10,750,000, to remain available until expended, shall be for value-added agricul- tural product market development grants, as authorized by section
231 of the Agricultural Risk Protection Act of 2000 (7 U.S.C. 1632a).

RURAL ENERGY FOR AMERICA PROGRAM

For the cost of a program of loan guarantees, under the same terms and conditions as authorized by section 9007 of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 (7 U.S.C. 8107),
$500,000: Provided, That the cost of loan guarantees, including the cost of modifying such loans, shall be as defined in section
502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974.
RURAL UTILITIES SERVICE

RURAL WATER AND WASTE DISPOSAL PROGRAM ACCOUNT (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS)

For the cost of direct loans, loan guarantees, and grants for the rural water, waste water, waste disposal, and solid waste management programs authorized by sections 306, 306A, 306C,
306D, 306E, and 310B and described in sections 306C(a)(2), 306D,
306E, and 381E(d)(2) of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Develop- ment Act, $522,365,000, to remain available until expended, of which not to exceed $1,000,000 shall be available for the rural utilities program described in section 306(a)(2)(B) of such Act, and of which not to exceed $993,000 shall be available for the rural utilities program described in section 306E of such Act: Provided, That not to exceed $10,000,000 of the amount appropriated under this heading shall be for grants authorized by section 306A(i)(2) of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act in addition to funding authorized by section 306A(i)(1) of such Act: Provided

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further, That $64,000,000 of the amount appropriated under this heading shall be for loans and grants including water and waste disposal systems grants authorized by section 306C(a)(2)(B) and section 306D of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act, and Federally Recognized Native American Tribes authorized by 306C(a)(1): Provided further, That funding provided for section

306D of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act may be provided to a consortium formed pursuant to section 325 of Public Law 105–83: Provided further, That not more than 2 percent of the funding provided for section 306D of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act may be used by the State of Alaska for training and technical assistance programs and not more than
2 percent of the funding provided for section 306D of the Consoli- dated Farm and Rural Development Act may be used by a consor- tium formed pursuant to section 325 of Public Law 105–83 for training and technical assistance programs: Provided further, That not to exceed $20,000,000 of the amount appropriated under this heading shall be for technical assistance grants for rural water and waste systems pursuant to section 306(a)(14) of such Act, unless the Secretary makes a determination of extreme need, of which $6,500,000 shall be made available for a grant to a qualified nonprofit multi-State regional technical assistance organization, with experience in working with small communities on water and waste water problems, the principal purpose of such grant shall be to assist rural communities with populations of 3,300 or less, in improving the planning, financing, development, operation, and management of water and waste water systems, and of which not less than $800,000 shall be for a qualified national Native American organization to provide technical assistance for rural water systems for tribal communities: Provided further, That not to exceed $16,397,000 of the amount appropriated under this heading shall be for contracting with qualified national organiza- tions for a circuit rider program to provide technical assistance for rural water systems: Provided further, That not to exceed
$4,000,000 shall be for solid waste management grants: Provided further, That $10,000,000 of the amount appropriated under this heading shall be transferred to, and merged with, the Rural Utilities Service, High Energy Cost Grants Account to provide grants author- ized under section 19 of the Rural Electrification Act of 1936 (7
U.S.C. 918a): Provided further, That any prior year balances for high-energy cost grants authorized by section 19 of the Rural Elec- trification Act of 1936 (7 U.S.C. 918a) shall be transferred to and merged with the Rural Utilities Service, High Energy Cost Grants Account: Provided further, That sections 381E–H and 381N of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act are not applicable to the funds made available under this heading.

RURAL ELECTRIFICATION AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS LOANS PROGRAM ACCOUNT

(INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

The principal amount of direct and guaranteed loans as author- ized by sections 305 and 306 of the Rural Electrification Act of
1936 (7 U.S.C. 935 and 936) shall be made as follows: loans made pursuant to section 306 of that Act, rural electric, $5,500,000,000; guaranteed underwriting loans pursuant to section 313A,

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$750,000,000; 5 percent rural telecommunications loans, cost of money rural telecommunications loans, and for loans made pursuant to section 306 of that Act, rural telecommunications loans,
$690,000,000: Provided, That up to $2,000,000,000 shall be used for the construction, acquisition, or improvement of fossil-fueled electric generating plants (whether new or existing) that utilize carbon sequestration systems.
For the cost of direct loans as authorized by section 305 of the Rural Electrification Act of 1936 (7 U.S.C. 935), including the cost of modifying loans, as defined in section 502 of the Congres- sional Budget Act of 1974, cost of money rural telecommunications loans, $104,000.
In addition, for administrative expenses necessary to carry out the direct and guaranteed loan programs, $34,707,000, which shall be transferred to and merged with the appropriation for
‘‘Rural Development, Salaries and Expenses’’.

DISTANCE LEARNING, TELEMEDICINE, AND BROADBAND PROGRAM

For the principal amount of broadband telecommunication loans, $20,576,000.
For grants for telemedicine and distance learning services in rural areas, as authorized by 7 U.S.C. 950aaa et seq., $22,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That $3,000,000 shall be made available for grants authorized by 379G of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act: Provided further, That funding provided under this heading for grants under 379G of the Consoli- dated Farm and Rural Development Act may only be provided to entities that meet all of the eligibility criteria for a consortium as established by this section.
For the cost of broadband loans, as authorized by section 601 of the Rural Electrification Act, $4,500,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That the cost of direct loans shall be as defined in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974.
In addition, $10,372,000, to remain available until expended, for a grant program to finance broadband transmission in rural areas eligible for Distance Learning and Telemedicine Program benefits authorized by 7 U.S.C. 950aaa.
TITLE IV DOMESTIC FOOD PROGRAMS
OFFICE OF THE UNDER SECRETARY FOR FOOD, NUTRITION, AND
CONSUMER SERVICES
For necessary expenses of the Office of the Under Secretary for Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services, $811,000.
FOOD AND NUTRITION SERVICE CHILD NUTRITION PROGRAMS (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS)
For necessary expenses to carry out the Richard B. Russell
National School Lunch Act (42 U.S.C. 1751 et seq.), except section
21, and the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (42 U.S.C. 1771 et seq.),

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except sections 17 and 21; $22,149,746,000 to remain available through September 30, 2017, of which such sums as are made available under section 14222(b)(1) of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (Public Law 110–246), as amended by this Act, shall be merged with and available for the same time period and purposes as provided herein: Provided, That of the total amount available, $17,004,000 shall be available to carry out section 19 of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (42 U.S.C. 1771 et seq.): Provided further, That of the total amount available, $25,000,000 shall be available to provide competitive grants to State agencies for sub- grants to local educational agencies and schools to purchase the equipment needed to serve healthier meals, improve food safety, and to help support the establishment, maintenance, or expansion of the school breakfast program: Provided further, That of the total amount available, $16,000,000 shall remain available until expended to carry out section 749(g) of the Agriculture Appropria- tions Act of 2010 (Public Law 111–80): Provided further, That section 26(d) of the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (42 U.S.C. 1769g(d)) is amended in the first sentence by striking
‘‘2010 through 2015’’ and inserting ‘‘2010 through 2016’’.

SPECIAL SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION PROGRAM FOR WOMEN, INFANTS,

AND CHILDREN (WIC)

For necessary expenses to carry out the special supplemental nutrition program as authorized by section 17 of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (42 U.S.C. 1786), $6,350,000,000, to remain available through September 30, 2017: Provided, That notwithstanding sec- tion 17(h)(10) of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (42 U.S.C.
1786(h)(10)), not less than $60,000,000 shall be used for breastfeeding peer counselors and other related activities, and
$13,600,000 shall be used for infrastructure: Provided further, That none of the funds provided in this account shall be available for the purchase of infant formula except in accordance with the cost containment and competitive bidding requirements specified in sec- tion 17 of such Act: Provided further, That none of the funds provided shall be available for activities that are not fully reimbursed by other Federal Government departments or agencies unless authorized by section 17 of such Act: Provided further, That upon termination of a federally mandated vendor moratorium and subject to terms and conditions established by the Secretary, the Secretary may waive the requirement at 7 CFR 246.12(g)(6) at the request of a State agency.

SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

For necessary expenses to carry out the Food and Nutrition
Act of 2008 (7 U.S.C. 2011 et seq.), $80,849,383,000, of which
$3,000,000,000, to remain available through December 31, 2017, shall be placed in reserve for use only in such amounts and at such times as may become necessary to carry out program oper-
ations: Provided, That funds available for the contingency reserve under the heading ‘‘Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program’’ of division A of Public Law 113–235 shall be available until December 31, 2016: Provided further, That funds provided herein shall be expended in accordance with section 16 of the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008: Provided further, That of the funds made available under this heading, $998,000 may be used to provide

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nutrition education services to State agencies and Federally Recog- nized Tribes participating in the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations: Provided further, That this appropriation shall be subject to any work registration or workfare requirements as may be required by law: Provided further, That funds made avail- able for Employment and Training under this heading shall remain available through September 30, 2017: Provided further, That funds made available under this heading for section 28(d)(1) and section
27(a) of the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 shall remain available through September 30, 2017: Provided further, That funds made available under this heading may be used to enter into contracts and employ staff to conduct studies, evaluations, or to conduct activities related to program integrity provided that such activities are authorized by the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008.

COMMODITY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

For necessary expenses to carry out disaster assistance and the Commodity Supplemental Food Program as authorized by sec- tion 4(a) of the Agriculture and Consumer Protection Act of 1973 (7 U.S.C. 612c note); the Emergency Food Assistance Act of 1983; special assistance for the nuclear affected islands, as authorized by section 103(f)(2) of the Compact of Free Association Amendments Act of 2003 (Public Law 108–188); and the Farmers’ Market Nutri- tion Program, as authorized by section 17(m) of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966, $296,217,000, to remain available through September
30, 2017: Provided, That none of these funds shall be available to reimburse the Commodity Credit Corporation for commodities donated to the program: Provided further, That notwithstanding any other provision of law, effective with funds made available in fiscal year 2016 to support the Seniors Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program, as authorized by section 4402 of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002, such funds shall remain available through September 30, 2017: Provided further, That of the funds made available under section 27(a) of the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 (7 U.S.C. 2036(a)), the Secretary may use up to 10 percent for costs associated with the distribution of commodities.

NUTRITION PROGRAMS ADMINISTRATION

For necessary administrative expenses of the Food and Nutri- tion Service for carrying out any domestic nutrition assistance program, $150,824,000: Provided, That of the funds provided herein,
$2,000,000 shall be used for the purposes of section 4404 of Public
Law 107–171, as amended by section 4401 of Public Law 110–
246.

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TITLE V
FOREIGN ASSISTANCE AND RELATED PROGRAMS FOREIGN AGRICULTURAL SERVICE

SALARIES AND EXPENSES

(INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS)

For necessary expenses of the Foreign Agricultural Service, including not to exceed $250,000 for representation allowances and for expenses pursuant to section 8 of the Act approved August
3, 1956 (7 U.S.C. 1766), $191,566,000: Provided, That the Service may utilize advances of funds, or reimburse this appropriation for expenditures made on behalf of Federal agencies, public and private organizations and institutions under agreements executed pursuant to the agricultural food production assistance programs (7 U.S.C. 1737) and the foreign assistance programs of the United States Agency for International Development: Provided further, That funds made available for middle-income country training pro- grams, funds made available for the Borlaug International Agricul- tural Science and Technology Fellowship program, and up to
$2,000,000 of the Foreign Agricultural Service appropriation solely for the purpose of offsetting fluctuations in international currency exchange rates, subject to documentation by the Foreign Agricul- tural Service, shall remain available until expended.

FOOD FOR PEACE TITLE I DIRECT CREDIT AND FOOD FOR PROGRESS PROGRAM ACCOUNT

(INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

For administrative expenses to carry out the credit program of title I, Food for Peace Act (Public Law 83–480) and the Food for Progress Act of 1985, $2,528,000, shall be transferred to and merged with the appropriation for ‘‘Farm Service Agency, Salaries and Expenses’’.

FOOD FOR PEACE TITLE II GRANTS

For expenses during the current fiscal year, not otherwise recoverable, and unrecovered prior years’ costs, including interest thereon, under the Food for Peace Act (Public Law 83–480), for commodities supplied in connection with dispositions abroad under title II of said Act, $1,466,000,000, to remain available until expended.

MCGOVERN-DOLE INTERNATIONAL FOOD FOR EDUCATION AND CHILD NUTRITION PROGRAM GRANTS

For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of section
3107 of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 (7 U.S.C. 1736o–1), $201,626,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That the Commodity Credit Corporation is authorized to provide the services, facilities, and authorities for the purpose of implementing such section, subject to reimbursement from amounts provided herein: Provided further, That of the amount

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made available under this heading, $5,000,000, shall remain avail- able until expended for necessary expenses to carry out the provi- sions of section 3207 of the Agricultural Act of 2014 (7 U.S.C.
1726c).

COMMODITY CREDIT CORPORATION EXPORT (LOANS) CREDIT GUARANTEE PROGRAM ACCOUNT

(INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS)

For administrative expenses to carry out the Commodity Credit
Corporation’s Export Guarantee Program, GSM 102 and GSM 103,
$6,748,000; to cover common overhead expenses as permitted by section 11 of the Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act and in conformity with the Federal Credit Reform Act of 1990, of which
$6,394,000 shall be transferred to and merged with the appropria- tion for ‘‘Foreign Agricultural Service, Salaries and Expenses’’, and of which $354,000 shall be transferred to and merged with the appropriation for ‘‘Farm Service Agency, Salaries and Expenses’’.
TITLE VI
RELATED AGENCIES AND FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For necessary expenses of the Food and Drug Administration, including hire and purchase of passenger motor vehicles; for pay- ment of space rental and related costs pursuant to Public Law
92–313 for programs and activities of the Food and Drug Adminis- tration which are included in this Act; for rental of special purpose space in the District of Columbia or elsewhere; for miscellaneous and emergency expenses of enforcement activities, authorized and approved by the Secretary and to be accounted for solely on the Secretary’s certificate, not to exceed $25,000; and notwithstanding section 521 of Public Law 107–188; $4,681,392,000: Provided, That of the amount provided under this heading, $851,481,000 shall be derived from prescription drug user fees authorized by 21 U.S.C.
379h, and shall be credited to this account and remain available until expended; $137,677,000 shall be derived from medical device user fees authorized by 21 U.S.C. 379j, and shall be credited to this account and remain available until expended; $318,363,000 shall be derived from human generic drug user fees authorized by 21 U.S.C. 379j–42, and shall be credited to this account and remain available until expended; $21,540,000 shall be derived from biosimilar biological product user fees authorized by 21 U.S.C.
379j–52, and shall be credited to this account and remain available until expended; $22,818,000 shall be derived from animal drug user fees authorized by 21 U.S.C. 379j–12, and shall be credited to this account and remain available until expended; $9,705,000 shall be derived from animal generic drug user fees authorized by 21 U.S.C. 379j–21, and shall be credited to this account and remain available until expended; $599,000,000 shall be derived

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from tobacco product user fees authorized by 21 U.S.C. 387s, and shall be credited to this account and remain available until expended: Provided further, That in addition to and notwithstanding any other provision under this heading, amounts collected for prescription drug user fees, medical device user fees, human generic drug user fees, biosimilar biological product user fees, animal drug user fees, and animal generic drug user fees that exceed the respec- tive fiscal year 2016 limitations are appropriated and shall be credited to this account and remain available until expended: Pro- vided further, That fees derived from prescription drug, medical device, human generic drug, biosimilar biological product, animal drug, and animal generic drug assessments for fiscal year 2016, including any such fees collected prior to fiscal year 2016 but credited for fiscal year 2016, shall be subject to the fiscal year
2016 limitations: Provided further, That the Secretary may accept payment during fiscal year 2016 of user fees specified under this heading and authorized for fiscal year 2017, prior to the due date for such fees, and that amounts of such fees assessed for fiscal year 2017 for which the Secretary accepts payment in fiscal year
2016 shall not be included in amounts under this heading: Provided further, That none of these funds shall be used to develop, establish, or operate any program of user fees authorized by 31 U.S.C. 9701: Provided further, That of the total amount appropriated: (1)
$987,328,000 shall be for the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition and related field activities in the Office of Regulatory Affairs; (2) $1,394,136,000 shall be for the Center for Drug Evalua- tion and Research and related field activities in the Office of Regu- latory Affairs; (3) $354,901,000 shall be for the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research and for related field activities in the Office of Regulatory Affairs; (4) $187,825,000 shall be for the Center for Veterinary Medicine and for related field activities in the Office of Regulatory Affairs; (5) $430,443,000 shall be for the Center for Devices and Radiological Health and for related field activities in the Office of Regulatory Affairs; (6) $63,331,000 shall be for the National Center for Toxicological Research; (7) $564,117,000 shall be for the Center for Tobacco Products and for related field activities in the Office of Regulatory Affairs; (8) not to exceed
$171,418,000 shall be for Rent and Related activities, of which
$52,346,000 is for White Oak Consolidation, other than the amounts paid to the General Services Administration for rent; (9) not to exceed $238,274,000 shall be for payments to the General Services Administration for rent; and (10) $289,619,000 shall be for other activities, including the Office of the Commissioner of Food and Drugs, the Office of Foods and Veterinary Medicine, the Office of Medical and Tobacco Products, the Office of Global and Regu- latory Policy, the Office of Operations, the Office of the Chief Scientist, and central services for these offices: Provided further, That not to exceed $25,000 of this amount shall be for official reception and representation expenses, not otherwise provided for, as determined by the Commissioner: Provided further, That any transfer of funds pursuant to section 770(n) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (21 U.S.C. 379dd(n)) shall only be from amounts made available under this heading for other activities: Provided further, That of the amounts that are made available under this heading for ‘‘other activities’’, and that are not derived from user fees, $1,500,000 shall be transferred to and merged with the appropriation for ‘‘Department of Health and Human

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Services—Office of Inspector General’’ for oversight of the programs and operations of the Food and Drug Administration and shall be in addition to funds otherwise made available for oversight of the Food and Drug Administration: Provided further, That funds may be transferred from one specified activity to another with the prior approval of the Committees on Appropriations of both Houses of Congress.
In addition, mammography user fees authorized by 42 U.S.C.
263b, export certification user fees authorized by 21 U.S.C. 381,
priority review user fees authorized by 21 U.S.C. 360n and 360ff,
food and feed recall fees, food reinspection fees, and voluntary
qualified importer program fees authorized by 21 U.S.C. 379j–
31, outsourcing facility fees authorized by 21 U.S.C. 379j–62,
prescription drug wholesale distributor licensing and inspection
fees authorized by 21 U.S.C. 353(e)(3), and third-party logistics
provider licensing and inspection fees authorized by 21 U.S.C.
360eee–3(c)(1), and third-party auditor fees authorized by 21 U.S.C.
384d(c)(8), shall be credited to this account, to remain available
until expended.

BUILDINGS AND FACILITIES

For plans, construction, repair, improvement, extension, alter- ation, and purchase of fixed equipment or facilities of or used by the Food and Drug Administration, where not otherwise pro- vided, $8,788,000, to remain available until expended.
INDEPENDENT AGENCIES COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION
For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of the Com- modity Exchange Act (7 U.S.C. 1 et seq.), including the purchase and hire of passenger motor vehicles, and the rental of space (to include multiple year leases), in the District of Columbia and else- where, $250,000,000, including not to exceed $3,000 for official reception and representation expenses, and not to exceed $25,000 for the expenses for consultations and meetings hosted by the Commission with foreign governmental and other regulatory offi- cials, of which not less than $50,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017, shall be for the purchase of information tech- nology and of which not less than $2,620,000 shall be for expenses of the Office of the Inspector General: Provided, That notwith- standing the limitations in 31 U.S.C. 1553, amounts provided under this heading are available for the liquidation of obligations equal to current year payments on leases entered into prior to the date of enactment of this Act: Provided further, That for the purpose of recording any obligations that should have been recorded against accounts closed pursuant to 31 U.S.C. 1552, these accounts may be reopened solely for the purpose of correcting any violations of 31 U.S.C. 1501(a)(1), and balances canceled pursuant to 31 U.S.C.
1552(a) in any accounts reopened pursuant to this authority shall remain unavailable to liquidate any outstanding obligations.

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FARM CREDIT ADMINISTRATION LIMITATION ON ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSES
Not to exceed $65,600,000 (from assessments collected from farm credit institutions, including the Federal Agricultural Mort- gage Corporation) shall be obligated during the current fiscal year for administrative expenses as authorized under 12 U.S.C. 2249: Provided, That this limitation shall not apply to expenses associated with receiverships: Provided further, That the agency may exceed this limitation by up to 10 percent with notification to the Commit- tees on Appropriations of both Houses of Congress.
TITLE VII GENERAL PROVISIONS

(INCLUDING RESCISSIONS AND TRANSFERS OF FUNDS)

SEC. 701. Within the unit limit of cost fixed by law, appropria- tions and authorizations made for the Department of Agriculture for the current fiscal year under this Act shall be available for the purchase, in addition to those specifically provided for, of not to exceed 71 passenger motor vehicles of which 68 shall be for replacement only, and for the hire of such vehicles: Provided, That notwithstanding this section, the only purchase of new passenger vehicles shall be for those determined by the Secretary to be nec- essary for transportation safety, to reduce operational costs, and for the protection of life, property, and public safety.
SEC. 702. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, the Secretary of Agriculture may transfer unobligated balances of discretionary funds appropriated by this Act or any other avail- able unobligated discretionary balances that are remaining avail- able of the Department of Agriculture to the Working Capital Fund for the acquisition of plant and capital equipment necessary for the delivery of financial, administrative, and information technology services of primary benefit to the agencies of the Department of Agriculture, such transferred funds to remain available until expended: Provided, That none of the funds made available by
this Act or any other Act shall be transferred to the Working Capital Fund without the prior approval of the agency adminis- trator: Provided further, That none of the funds transferred to the Working Capital Fund pursuant to this section shall be available for obligation without written notification to and the prior approval of the Committees on Appropriations of both Houses of Congress: Provided further, That none of the funds appropriated by this Act or made available to the Department’s Working Capital Fund shall be available for obligation or expenditure to make any changes to the Department’s National Finance Center without written notification to and prior approval of the Committees on Appropria- tions of both Houses of Congress as required by section 717 of this Act: Provided further, That of annual income amounts in the Working Capital Fund of the Department of Agriculture allocated for the National Finance Center, the Secretary may reserve not more than 4 percent for the replacement or acquisition of capital equipment, including equipment for the improvement and implementation of a financial management plan, information tech- nology, and other systems of the National Finance Center or to

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pay any unforeseen, extraordinary cost of the National Finance Center: Provided further, That none of the amounts reserved shall be available for obligation unless the Secretary submits written notification of the obligation to the Committees on Appropriations of both Houses of Congress: Provided further, That the limitation on the obligation of funds pending notification to Congressional Committees shall not apply to any obligation that, as determined by the Secretary, is necessary to respond to a declared state of emergency that significantly impacts the operations of the National Finance Center; or to evacuate employees of the National Finance Center to a safe haven to continue operations of the National Finance Center.
SEC. 703. No part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall remain available for obligation beyond the current fiscal year unless expressly so provided herein.
SEC. 704. No funds appropriated by this Act may be used to pay negotiated indirect cost rates on cooperative agreements or similar arrangements between the United States Department of Agriculture and nonprofit institutions in excess of 10 percent of the total direct cost of the agreement when the purpose of such cooperative arrangements is to carry out programs of mutual interest between the two parties. This does not preclude appropriate payment of indirect costs on grants and contracts with such institu- tions when such indirect costs are computed on a similar basis for all agencies for which appropriations are provided in this Act.
SEC. 705. Appropriations to the Department of Agriculture for the cost of direct and guaranteed loans made available in the current fiscal year shall remain available until expended to disburse obligations made in the current fiscal year for the following accounts: the Rural Development Loan Fund program account, the Rural Electrification and Telecommunication Loans program account, and the Rural Housing Insurance Fund program account.
SEC. 706. None of the funds made available to the Department of Agriculture by this Act may be used to acquire new information technology systems or significant upgrades, as determined by the Office of the Chief Information Officer, without the approval of the Chief Information Officer and the concurrence of the Executive Information Technology Investment Review Board: Provided, That notwithstanding any other provision of law, none of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act may be trans- ferred to the Office of the Chief Information Officer without written notification to and the prior approval of the Committees on Appro- priations of both Houses of Congress: Provided further, That, not- withstanding section 11319 of title 40, United States Code, none of the funds available to the Department of Agriculture for informa- tion technology shall be obligated for projects, contracts, or other
agreements over $25,000 prior to receipt of written approval by
the Chief Information Officer: Provided further, That the Chief
Information Officer may authorize an agency to obligate funds
without written approval from the Chief Information Officer for
projects, contracts, or other agreements up to $250,000 based upon
the performance of an agency measured against the performance
plan requirements described in the explanatory statement accom-
panying Public Law 113–235.
SEC. 707. Funds made available under section 524(b) of the
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year shall remain available until expended to disburse obligations made in the current fiscal year.
SEC. 708. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any former RUS borrower that has repaid or prepaid an insured, direct or guaranteed loan under the Rural Electrification Act of 1936, or any not-for-profit utility that is eligible to receive an insured or direct loan under such Act, shall be eligible for assistance under section 313(b)(2)(B) of such Act in the same manner as a borrower under such Act.
SEC. 709. Except as otherwise specifically provided by law, not more than $20,000,000 in unobligated balances from appropria- tions made available for salaries and expenses in this Act for the Farm Service Agency shall remain available through September
30, 2017, for information technology expenses: Provided, That except as otherwise specifically provided by law, unobligated balances from appropriations made available for salaries and expenses in this Act for the Rural Development mission area shall remain available through September 30, 2017, for information technology expenses.
SEC. 710. None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act may be used for first-class travel by the employees of agencies funded by this Act in contravention of sections
301–10.122 through 301–10.124 of title 41, Code of Federal Regula- tions.
SEC. 711. In the case of each program established or amended by the Agricultural Act of 2014 (Public Law 113–79), other than by title I or subtitle A of title III of such Act, or programs for which indefinite amounts were provided in that Act, that is author- ized or required to be carried out using funds of the Commodity Credit Corporation—
(1) such funds shall be available for salaries and related administrative expenses, including technical assistance, associ- ated with the implementation of the program, without regard to the limitation on the total amount of allotments and fund transfers contained in section 11 of the Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act (15 U.S.C. 714i); and
(2) the use of such funds for such purpose shall not be considered to be a fund transfer or allotment for purposes of applying the limitation on the total amount of allotments and fund transfers contained in such section.
SEC. 712. Of the funds made available by this Act, not more than $2,000,000 shall be used to cover necessary expenses of activi- ties related to all advisory committees, panels, commissions, and task forces of the Department of Agriculture, except for panels used to comply with negotiated rule makings and panels used to evaluate competitively awarded grants.
SEC. 713. None of the funds in this Act shall be available to pay indirect costs charged against any agricultural research, education, or extension grant awards issued by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture that exceed 30 percent of total Federal funds provided under each award: Provided, That notwith- standing section 1462 of the National Agricultural Research, Exten- sion, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977 (7 U.S.C. 3310), funds pro- vided by this Act for grants awarded competitively by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture shall be available to pay full allowable indirect costs for each grant awarded under section 9 of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 638).

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SEC. 714. None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this or any other Act shall be used to pay the salaries and expenses of personnel to carry out the following:
(1) The Watershed Rehabilitation program authorized by section 14(h)(1) of the Watershed and Flood Protection Act (16 U.S.C. 1012(h)(1));
(2) The Environmental Quality Incentives Program as authorized by sections 1240–1240H of the Food Security Act of 1985 (16 U.S.C. 3839aa–3839aa–8) in excess of
$1,329,000,000: Provided, That this limitation shall apply only to funds provided by section 1241(a)(5)(C) of the Food Security Act of 1985 (16 U.S.C. 3841(a)(5)(C));
(3) The Biomass Crop Assistance Program authorized by section 9011 of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 (7 U.S.C. 8111) in excess of $3,000,000 in new obligational authority; and
(4) The Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical and Biobased Product Manufacturing Assistance program as authorized by section 9003 of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 (7 U.S.C. 8103) in excess of $27,000,000 of the funding appropriated by subsection (g)(1)(A)(ii) of that section for fiscal year 2016.
SEC. 715. None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this or any other Act shall be used to pay the salaries and expenses of personnel to carry out a program under subsection (b)(2)(A)(viii) of section 14222 of Public Law 110–246 in excess of $884,980,000, as follows: Child Nutrition Programs Entitlement Commodities—$465,000,000; State Option Contracts—$5,000,000; Removal of Defective Commodities—$2,500,000: Provided, That none of the funds made available in this Act or any other Act shall be used for salaries and expenses to carry out in this fiscal year section 19(i)(1)(E) of the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act, as amended, except in an amount that excludes the transfer of $125,000,000 of the funds to be transferred under sub- section (c) of section 14222 of Public Law 110–246, until October
1, 2016: Provided further, That $125,000,000 made available on October 1, 2016, to carry out section 19(i)(1)(E) of the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act, as amended, shall be excluded from the limitation described in subsection (b)(2)(A)(ix) of section 14222 of Public Law 110–246: Provided further, That none of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this or any other Act shall be used to pay the salaries or expenses of any employee of the Department of Agriculture or officer of the Commodity Credit Corporation to carry out clause 3 of section
32 of the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1935 (Public Law 74–
320, 7 U.S.C. 612c, as amended), or for any surplus removal activi- ties or price support activities under section 5 of the Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act: Provided further, That the available unobligated balances under (b)(2)(A)(viii) of section 14222 of Public Law 110–246 in excess of the limitation set forth in this section, except for the amounts to be transferred pursuant to the first proviso, are hereby permanently rescinded.
SEC. 716. None of the funds appropriated by this or any other Act shall be used to pay the salaries and expenses of personnel who prepare or submit appropriations language as part of the President’s budget submission to the Congress for programs under the jurisdiction of the Appropriations Subcommittees on Agriculture,

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Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies that assumes revenues or reflects a reduction from the previous year due to user fees proposals that have not been enacted into law prior to the submission of the budget unless such budget submission identifies which additional spending reductions should occur in the event the user fees proposals are not enacted prior to the date of the convening of a committee of conference for the fiscal year 2017 appropriations Act.
SEC. 717. (a) None of the funds provided by this Act, or provided by previous appropriations Acts to the agencies funded by this Act that remain available for obligation or expenditure in the cur- rent fiscal year, or provided from any accounts in the Treasury derived by the collection of fees available to the agencies funded by this Act, shall be available for obligation or expenditure through a reprogramming, transfer of funds, or reimbursements as author- ized by the Economy Act, or in the case of the Department of Agriculture, through use of the authority provided by section 702(b) of the Department of Agriculture Organic Act of 1944 (7 U.S.C.
2257) or section 8 of Public Law 89–106 (7 U.S.C. 2263), that— (1) creates new programs;
(2) eliminates a program, project, or activity;
(3) increases funds or personnel by any means for any project or activity for which funds have been denied or restricted;
(4) relocates an office or employees;
(5) reorganizes offices, programs, or activities; or
(6) contracts out or privatizes any functions or activities presently performed by Federal employees;
unless the Secretary of Agriculture, the Secretary of Health and Human Services, or the Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (as the case may be) notifies in writing and receives approval from the Committees on Appropriations of both Houses of Congress at least 30 days in advance of the reprogram- ming of such funds or the use of such authority.
(b) None of the funds provided by this Act, or provided by previous Appropriations Acts to the agencies funded by this Act that remain available for obligation or expenditure in the current fiscal year, or provided from any accounts in the Treasury derived by the collection of fees available to the agencies funded by this Act, shall be available for obligation or expenditure for activities, programs, or projects through a reprogramming or use of the authorities referred to in subsection (a) involving funds in excess of $500,000 or 10 percent, whichever is less, that—
(1) augments existing programs, projects, or activities;
(2) reduces by 10 percent funding for any existing program, project, or activity, or numbers of personnel by 10 percent as approved by Congress; or
(3) results from any general savings from a reduction in personnel which would result in a change in existing programs, activities, or projects as approved by Congress; unless the Sec- retary of Agriculture, the Secretary of Health and Human Services, or the Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (as the case may be) notifies in writing and receives approval from the Committees on Appropriations of both Houses of Congress at least 30 days in advance of the re- programming or transfer of such funds or the use of such authority.

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(c) The Secretary of Agriculture, the Secretary of Health and Human Services, or the Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission shall notify in writing and receive approval from the Committees on Appropriations of both Houses of Congress before implementing any program or activity not carried out during the previous fiscal year unless the program or activity is funded by this Act or specifically funded by any other Act.
(d) None of the funds provided by this Act, or provided by previous Appropriations Acts to the agencies funded by this Act that remain available for obligation or expenditure in the current fiscal year, or provided from any accounts in the Treasury derived by the collection of fees available to the agencies funded by this Act, shall be available for—
(1) modifying major capital investments funding levels, including information technology systems, that involves increasing or decreasing funds in the current fiscal year for the individual investment in excess of $500,000 or 10 percent of the total cost, whichever is less;
(2) realigning or reorganizing new, current, or vacant posi- tions or agency activities or functions to establish a center, office, branch, or similar entity with five or more personnel; or
(3) carrying out activities or functions that were not described in the budget request; unless the agencies funded by this Act notify, in writing, the Committees on Appropriations of both Houses of Congress at least 30 days in advance of using the funds for these purposes.
(e) As described in this section, no funds may be used for any activities unless the Secretary of Agriculture, the Secretary of Health and Human Services, or the Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission receives from the Committee on Appropriations of both Houses of Congress written or electronic mail confirmation of receipt of the notification as required in this section.
SEC. 718. Notwithstanding section 310B(g)(5) of the Consoli- dated Farm and Rural Development Act (7 U.S.C. 1932(g)(5)), the Secretary may assess a one-time fee for any guaranteed business and industry loan in an amount that does not exceed 3 percent of the guaranteed principal portion of the loan.
SEC. 719. None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available to the Department of Agriculture, the Food and Drug Administration, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, or the Farm Credit Administration shall be used to transmit or other- wise make available reports, questions, or responses to questions that are a result of information requested for the appropriations hearing process to any non-Department of Agriculture, non-Depart- ment of Health and Human Services, non-Commodity Futures Trading Commission, or non-Farm Credit Administration employee.
SEC. 720. Unless otherwise authorized by existing law, none of the funds provided in this Act, may be used by an executive branch agency to produce any prepackaged news story intended for broadcast or distribution in the United States unless the story includes a clear notification within the text or audio of the pre- packaged news story that the prepackaged news story was prepared or funded by that executive branch agency.
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Act or any other Act to any other agency or office of the Department for more than 60 days in a fiscal year unless the individual’s employing agency or office is fully reimbursed by the receiving agency or office for the salary and expenses of the employee for the period of assignment.
SEC. 722. None of the funds made available by this Act may be used to pay the salaries and expenses of personnel who provide nonrecourse marketing assistance loans for mohair under section
1201 of the Agricultural Act of 2014 (Public Law 113–79).
SEC. 723. Not later than 30 days after the date of enactment
of this Act, the Secretary of Agriculture, the Commissioner of the
Food and Drug Administration, the Chairman of the Commodity
Futures Trading Commission, and the Chairman of the Farm Credit
Administration shall submit to the Committees on Appropriations
of both Houses of Congress a detailed spending plan by program,
project, and activity for all the funds made available under this
Act including appropriated user fees, as defined in the explanatory
statement described in section 4 (in the matter preceding division
A of this consolidated Act).
SEC. 724. Funds made available under title II of the Food
for Peace Act (7 U.S.C. 1721 et seq.) may only be used to provide
assistance to recipient nations if adequate monitoring and controls,
as determined by the Administrator of the U.S. Agency for Inter-
national Development, are in place to ensure that emergency food
aid is received by the intended beneficiaries in areas affected by
food shortages and not diverted for unauthorized or inappropriate
purposes.
SEC. 725. There is hereby appropriated $1,996,000 to carry
out section 1621 of Public Law 110–246.
SEC. 726. The Secretary shall establish an intermediary loan
packaging program based on the pilot program in effect for fiscal
year 2013 for packaging and reviewing section 502 single family
direct loans. The Secretary shall enter into agreements with current
intermediary organizations and with additional qualified inter-
mediary organizations. The Secretary shall work with these
organizations to increase effectiveness of the section 502 single
family direct loan program in rural communities and shall set
aside and make available from the national reserve section 502
loans an amount necessary to support the work of such inter-
mediaries and provide a priority for review of such loans.
SEC. 727. For loans and loan guarantees that do not require
budget authority and the program level has been established in
this Act, the Secretary of Agriculture may increase the program
level for such loans and loan guarantees by not more than 25
percent: Provided, That prior to the Secretary implementing such
an increase, the Secretary notifies, in writing, the Committees on Appropriations of both Houses of Congress at least 15 days in advance.
SEC. 728. There is hereby appropriated for the ‘‘Emergency Watershed Protection Program’’, $157,000,000, to remain available until expended; for the ‘‘Emergency Forestry Restoration Program’’,
$6,000,000, to remain available until expended; and for the ‘‘Emer- gency Conservation Program’’, $108,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That $37,000,000 made available for the
‘‘Emergency Watershed Protection Program’’; $2,000,000 made available for the ‘‘Emergency Forestry Restoration Program’’; and

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$91,000,000 made available for the ‘‘Emergency Conservation Pro- gram’’ under this section are for necessary expenses resulting from a major disaster declared pursuant to the Robert T. Stafford Dis- aster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq.), and are designated by the Congress as being for disaster relief pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(D) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
SEC. 729. None of the credit card refunds or rebates transferred to the Working Capital Fund pursuant to section 729 of the Agri- culture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2002 (7 U.S.C. 2235a; Public Law 107–76) shall be available for obligation without written notification to, and the prior approval of, the Committees on Appro- priations of both Houses of Congress: Provided, That the refunds or rebates so transferred shall be available for obligation only for the acquisition of plant and capital equipment necessary for the delivery of financial, administrative, and information technology services of primary benefit to the agencies of the Department of Agriculture.
SEC. 730. None of the funds made available by this Act may be used to procure processed poultry products imported into the United States from the People’s Republic of China for use in the school lunch program under the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (42 U.S.C. 1751 et seq.), the Child and Adult Food Care Program under section 17 of such Act (42 U.S.C. 1766), the Summer Food Service Program for Children under section 13 of such Act (42 U.S.C. 1761), or the school breakfast program under the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (42 U.S.C. 1771 et seq.).
SEC. 731. In response to an eligible community where the drinking water supplies are inadequate due to a natural disaster, as determined by the Secretary, including drought or severe weather, the Secretary may provide potable water through the Emergency Community Water Assistance Grant Program for an additional period of time not to exceed 120 days beyond the estab- lished period provided under the Program in order to protect public health.
SEC. 732. Funds provided by this or any prior Appropriations
Act for the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative under 7 U.S.C.
450i(b) shall be made available without regard to section 7128 of the Agricultural Act of 2014 (7 U.S.C. 3371 note), under the matching requirements in laws in effect on the date before the date of enactment of such section: Provided, That the requirements of 7 U.S.C. 450i(b)(9) shall continue to apply.
SEC. 733. (a) For the period beginning on the date of enactment of this Act through school year 2016–2017, with respect to the school lunch program established under the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (42 U.S.C. 1751 et seq.) or the school breakfast program established under the Child Nutrition Act of
1966 (42 U.S.C. 1771 et seq.) and final regulations published by the Department of Agriculture in the Federal Register on January
26, 2012 (77 Fed. Reg. 4088 et seq.), the Secretary shall allow States to grant an exemption from the whole grain requirements that took effect on or after July 1, 2014, and the States shall establish a process for evaluating and responding, in a reasonable amount of time, to requests for an exemption: Provided, That school food authorities demonstrate hardship, including financial hardship, in procuring specific whole grain products which are acceptable

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to the students and compliant with the whole grain-rich require- ments: Provided further, That school food authorities shall comply with the applicable grain component or standard with respect to the school lunch or school breakfast program that was in effect prior to July 1, 2014.
(b) None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this or any other Act shall be used to pay the salaries and expenses of personnel to implement any regulations under the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (42 U.S.C. 1751 et seq.), the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (42 U.S.C. 1771 et seq.), the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (Public Law 111–296), or any other law that would require a reduction in the quantity of sodium contained in federally reimbursed meals, foods, and snacks sold in schools below Target 1 (as described in section
220.8(f)(3) of title 7, Code of Federal Regulations (or successor regulations)) until the latest scientific research establishes the reduction is beneficial for children.
SEC. 734. None of the funds made available by this or any other Act may be used to release or implement the final version of the eighth edition of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, revised pursuant to section 301 of the National Nutrition Monitoring and Related Research Act of 1990 (7 U.S.C. 5341), unless the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of Health and Human Services ensure that each revision to any nutritional or dietary information or guideline contained in the 2010 edition of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and each new nutritional or dietary information or guideline to be included in the eighth edition of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans—
(1) is based on significant scientific agreement; and
(2) is limited in scope to nutritional and dietary informa- tion.
SEC. 735. (a) Not later than 30 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Agriculture shall engage the National Academy of Medicine to conduct a comprehensive study of the entire process used to establish the Advisory Committee for the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the subsequent development of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, most recently revised pursuant to section 301 of the National Nutrition Monitoring and Related Research Act of 1990 (7 U.S.C. 5341). The panel of the National Academy of Medicine selected to conduct the study shall include a balanced representation of individuals with broad experiences and viewpoints regarding nutritional and dietary information.
(b) The study required by subsection (a) shall include the fol- lowing:
(1) An analysis of each of the following:
(A) How the Dietary Guidelines for Americans can better prevent chronic disease, ensure nutritional suffi- ciency for all Americans, and accommodate a range of individual factors, including age, gender, and metabolic health.
(B) How the advisory committee selection process can be improved to provide more transparency, eliminate bias, and include committee members with a range of viewpoints. (C) How the Nutrition Evidence Library is compiled
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are conducted according to rigorous and objective scientific standards.
(D) How systematic reviews are conducted on long- standing Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommenda- tions, including whether scientific studies are included from scientists with a range of viewpoints.
(2) Recommendations to improve the process used to estab- lish the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and to ensure the Dietary Guidelines for Americans reflect balanced sound science.
(c) There is hereby appropriated $1,000,000 to conduct the study required by subsection (a).
SEC. 736. The unobligated balances identified by the Treasury
Appropriation Fund Symbol 12X0113 are rescinded.
SEC. 737. None of the funds made available by this Act may be used by the Secretary of Agriculture, acting through the Food and Nutrition Service, to commence any new research and evalua- tion projects until the Secretary submits to the Committees on Appropriations of both Houses of Congress a research and evalua- tion plan for fiscal year 2016, prepared in coordination with the Research, Education, and Economics mission area of the Depart- ment of Agriculture, and a period of 30 days beginning on the date of the submission of the plan expires to permit Congressional review of the plan.
SEC. 738. Of the unobligated prior year funds identified by Treasury Appropriation Fund Symbol 12X1980 where obligations have been cancelled, $13,000,000 is rescinded.
SEC. 739. The unobligated balances identified by the Treasury
Appropriation Fund Symbol 12X3318, 12X1010, 12X1090, 12X1907,
12X0402, 12X3508, and 12X3322 are rescinded.
SEC. 740. Section 166 of the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 1996 (7 U.S.C. 7286) is amended—
(1) by striking ‘‘and title I of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008’’ both places it appears and inserting ‘‘title I of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008, and Subtitle B of title I of the Agricultural Act of 2014’’; and (2) by amending paragraph (3) of subsection (c) to read
as follows:
‘‘(3) APPLICATION OF AUTHORITY.—Beginning with the 2015 crop marketing year, the Secretary shall carry out paragraph (1) under the same terms and conditions as were in effect for the 2008 crop year for loans made to producers under subtitle B of title I of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (7 U.S.C. 8701 et seq.).’’.
SEC. 741. (a) There is hereby appropriated $5,000,000 to provide competitive grants to State agencies for subgrants to local edu- cational agencies and schools to purchase the equipment needed to serve healthier meals, improve food safety, and to help support the establishment, maintenance, or expansion of the school break- fast program, to remain available until expended.
(b) There is hereby appropriated $7,000,000 to carry out section
749(g) of the Agriculture Appropriations Act of 2010 (Public Law
111–80), to remain available until expended.
SEC. 742. Of the unobligated balances identified by the Treasury Appropriation Fund Symbol 12X1072, $20,000,000 is hereby rescinded: Provided, That no amounts may be rescinded from amounts that were designated by Congress as an emergency

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requirement or for disaster relief requirement pursuant to a Concur- rent Resolution on the Budget or the Balanced Budget and Emer- gency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
SEC. 743. In carrying out subsection (h) of section 502 of the Housing Act of 1949 (42 U.S.C. 1472), the Secretary of Agriculture shall have the same authority with respect to loans guaranteed under such section and eligible lenders for such loans as the Sec- retary has under subsections (h) and (j) of section 538 of such Act (42 U.S.C. 1490p–2) with respect to loans guaranteed under such section 538 and eligible lenders for such loans.
SEC. 744. There is hereby appropriated $8,000,000, to remain available until expended, to carry out section 6407 of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 (7 U.S.C. 8107a): Pro- vided, That the Secretary launch the program authorized by this section during the 2016 fiscal year and that it be carried out through the Rural Utilities Service: Provided further, That, within
60 days of enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall provide a report to the Committees on Appropriations of both Houses of Congress on how the Rural Utilities Service will implement section
6407 during the 2016 fiscal year.
SEC. 745. Of the unobligated balances of appropriations in
Public Law 108–199, Public Law 109–234, and Public Law 110–
28 made available for the ‘‘Emergency Watershed Protection Pro- gram’’, $2,400,000 shall be available for the purposes of such pro- gram for any disaster occurring fiscal year 2016 or fiscal year
2017, and shall remain available until expended.
SEC. 746. None of the funds made available by this Act may be used to propose, promulgate, or implement any rule, or take any other action with respect to, allowing or requiring information intended for a prescribing health care professional, in the case of a drug or biological product subject to section 503(b)(1) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (21 U.S.C. 353(b)(1)), to be distributed to such professional electronically (in lieu of in paper form) unless and until a Federal law is enacted to allow or require such distribution.
SEC. 747. None of the funds made available by this Act may be used to implement, administer, or enforce the final rule entitled
‘‘Food Labeling; Nutrition Labeling of Standard Menu Items in Restaurants and Similar Retail Food Establishments’’ published by the Food and Drug Administration in the Federal Register on December 1, 2014 (79 Fed. Reg. 71156 et seq.) until the later of—
(1) December 1, 2016; or
(2) the date that is one year after the date on which the Secretary of Health and Human Services publishes Level
1 guidance with respect to nutrition labeling of standard menu items in restaurants and similar retail food establishments in accordance with paragraphs (g)(1)(i), (g)(1)(ii), (g)(1)(iii), and (g)(1)(iv) of section 10.115 of title 21, Code of Federal Regula- tions.
SEC. 748. In addition to funds appropriated in this Act, there is hereby appropriated $250,000,000, to remain available until expended, under the heading ‘‘Food for Peace Title II Grants’’: Provided, That the funds made available under this section shall be used for the purposes set forth in the Food for Peace Act for both emergency and non-emergency purposes: Provided further, That the funds made available by this section used for emergency

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programs may be prioritized to respond to emergency food needs involving conflict in the Middle East and to address other urgent food needs around the world: Provided further, That of the funds made available under this section, $20,000,000 shall be used to reimburse the Commodity Credit Corporation for the release of eligible commodities under section 302(f)(2)(A) of the Bill Emerson Humanitarian Trust Act (7 U.S.C. 1736f–1).
SEC. 749. None of the funds made available by this Act may be used to notify a sponsor or otherwise acknowledge receipt of a submission for an exemption for investigational use of a drug or biological product under section 505(i) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (21 U.S.C. 355(i)) or section 351(a)(3) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 262(a)(3)) in research in which a human embryo is intentionally created or modified to include a heritable genetic modification. Any such submission shall be deemed to have not been received by the Secretary, and the exemp- tion may not go into effect.
SEC. 750. None of the funds made available by this or any other Act may be used to implement or enforce any provision of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (Public Law 111–353), including the amendments made thereby, with respect to the regula- tion of the distribution, sale, or receipt of dried spent grain byproducts of the alcoholic beverage production process, irrespective of whether such byproducts are solely intended for use as animal feed.
SEC. 751. (a) Of the unobligated balances from amounts made available in fiscal year 2015 for the supplemental nutrition program as authorized by section 17 of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (42 U.S.C. 1786), $220,000,000 are hereby rescinded.
(b) In addition to amounts provided elsewhere in this Act, there is hereby appropriated for ‘‘Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children’’, $220,000,000, to remain available until expended, for management information sys- tems, including WIC electronic benefit transfer systems and activi- ties.
SEC. 752. (a) The Secretary of Agriculture shall—
(1) within 4 months of the date of enactment of this Act, establish a prioritization process for APHIS to conduct audits or reviews of countries or regions that have received animal health status recognitions by APHIS and provide a description of this process to the Committee on Appropriations of the House, Committee on Appropriations of the Senate, Committee on Agriculture of the House, and Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry of the Senate;
(2) conduct audits in a manner that evaluates the following factors in the country or region being audited, as applicable:
(A) veterinary control and oversight;
(B) disease history and vaccination practices; (C) livestock demographics and traceability;
(D) epidemiological separation from potential sources of infection;
(E) surveillance practices;
(F) diagnostic laboratory capabilities; and
(G) emergency preparedness and response.
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(b) This section shall be applied in a manner consistent with
United States obligations under its international trade agreements.
SEC. 753. None of the funds made available by this Act may be used to carry out any activities or incur any expense related to the issuance of licenses under section 3 of the Animal Welfare Act (7 U.S.C. 2133), or the renewal of such licenses, to class B dealers who sell dogs and cats for use in research, experiments, teaching, or testing.
SEC. 754. No partially hydrogenated oils as defined in the order published by the Food and Drug Administration in the Federal Register on June 17, 2015 (80 Fed. Reg. 34650 et seq.) shall be deemed unsafe within the meaning of section 409(a) and no food that is introduced or delivered for introduction into interstate com- merce that bears or contains a partially hydrogenated oil shall be deemed adulterated under sections 402(a)(1) or 402(a)(2)(C)(i) by virtue of bearing or containing a partially hydrogenated oil until the compliance date as specified in such order (June 18,
2018).
SEC. 755. Notwithstanding any other provision of law—
(1) the Secretary of Agriculture shall implement section 12106 of the Agricultural Act of 2014 and the amendments made by such section (21 U.S.C. 601 note; Public Law 113–79), including any regulation or guidance the Secretary of Agriculture issues to carry out such section or the amendments made by such section; and
(2) the Secretary of Health and Human Services shall imple- ment section 403(t) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (21 U.S.C. 343(t)), including any regulation or guidance the Sec- retary of Health and Human Services issues to carry out such section.
SEC. 756. There is hereby appropriated $600,000 for the pur- poses of section 727 of division A of Public Law 112–55.
SEC. 757. In addition to amounts otherwise made available by this Act and notwithstanding the last sentence of 16 U.S.C.
1310, there is appropriated $4,000,000, to remain available until expended, to implement non-renewable agreements on eligible lands, including flooded agricultural lands, as determined by the Secretary, under the Water Bank Act (16 U.S.C. 1301–1311).
SEC. 758. The Secretary shall set aside for Rural Economic Area Partnership (REAP) Zones, until August 15, 2016, an amount of funds made available in title III under the headings of Rural Housing Insurance Fund Program Account, Mutual and Self-Help Housing Grants, Rural Housing Assistance Grants, Rural Commu- nity Facilities Program Account, Rural Business Program Account, Rural Development Loan Fund Program Account, and Rural Water and Waste Disposal Program Account, equal to the amount obli- gated in REAP Zones with respect to funds provided under such headings in the most recent fiscal year any such funds were obli- gated under such headings for REAP Zones.
SEC. 759. (a) Section 281 of the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 (7 U.S.C. 1638) is amended—
(1) by striking paragraphs (1) and (7);
(2) by redesignating paragraphs (2), (3), (4), (5), (6), (8), and (9) as paragraphs (1), (2), (3), (4), (5), (6), and (7), respec- tively; and
(3) in paragraph (1)(A) (as so redesignated)—
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(B) in clause (ii), by striking ‘‘ground beef,’’ and ‘‘, ground pork,’’.
(b) Section 282 of the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 (7
U.S.C. 1638a) is amended—
(1) in subsection (a)(2)—
(A) in the heading, by striking ‘‘BEEF,’’ and ‘‘PORK,’’; (B) by striking ‘‘beef,’’ and ‘‘pork,’’ each place it appears
in subparagraphs (A), (B), (C), and (D); and
(C) in subparagraph (E)—
(i) in the heading, by striking ‘‘BEEF, PORK,’’; and
(ii) by striking ‘‘ground beef, ground pork,’’ each place it appears; and
(2) in subsection (f)(2)—
(A) by striking subparagraphs (B) and (C); and
(B) by redesignating subparagraphs (D) and (E) as subparagraphs (B) and (C), respectively.
SEC. 760. The Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary’s designees are hereby granted the same access to information and subject to the same requirements applicable to the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development as provided in section 453(j) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 653(j)) and section
6103(l)(7)(D)(ix) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (26 U.S.C.
6103(l)(7)(D)(ix)) to verify the income for individuals participating in sections 502, 504, 521, and 542 of the Housing Act of 1949 (42 U.S.C. 1472, 1474, 1490a, and 1490r).
SEC. 761. (a) During fiscal year 2016, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) shall not allow the introduction or delivery for introduction into interstate commerce of any food that contains genetically engineered salmon until FDA publishes final labeling guidelines for informing consumers of such content; and
(b) Of the amounts made available to the Food and Drug Administration, Salaries and Expenses, not less than $150,000 shall be used to develop labeling guidelines and implement a program to disclose to consumers whether salmon offered for sale to con- sumers is a genetically engineered variety.
SEC. 762. The Secretary may charge a fee for lenders to access Department loan guarantee systems in connection with such lenders’ participation in loan guarantee programs of the Rural Housing Service: Provided, That the funds collected from such fees shall be made available to the Secretary without further appropria- tion and such funds shall be deposited into the Rural Development Salaries and Expense Account and shall remain available until expended for obligation and expenditure by the Secretary for administrative expenses of the Rural Housing Service Loan Guar- antee Program in addition to other available funds: Provided fur- ther, That such fees collected shall not exceed $50 per loan.
SEC. 763. None of the funds made available by this Act or any other Act may be used—
(1) in contravention of section 7606 of the Agricultural
Act of 2014 (7 U.S.C. 5940); or
(2) to prohibit the transportation, processing, sale, or use of industrial hemp that is grown or cultivated in accordance with subsection section 7606 of the Agricultural Act of 2014, within or outside the State in which the industrial hemp is grown or cultivated.
SEC. 764. For an additional amount for ‘‘Animal and Plant
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remain available until September 30, 2017, for one-time control and management and associated activities directly related to the multiple-agency response to citrus greening.
SEC. 765. Section 529(b)(5) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (21 U.S.C. 360ff(b)(5)) is amended by striking ‘‘the last day’’ and all that follows through the period at the end and inserting ‘‘September 30, 2016.’’.
SEC. 766. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, for pur- poses of applying the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (21
U.S.C. 301 et seq.)—
(1) the acceptable market name of Gadus chalcogrammus, formerly known as Theragra chalcogramma, is ‘‘pollock’’; and (2) the term ‘‘Alaskan Pollock’’ or ‘‘ ‘Alaska Pollock’ ’’ may
be used in labeling to refer solely to ‘‘pollock’’ harvested in the State waters of Alaska or the exclusive economic zone (as that term is defined in section 3 of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (16 U.S.C. 1802)) adjacent to Alaska.
SEC. 767. None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act shall be used to pay the salaries and expenses of personnel—
(1) to inspect horses under section 3 of the Federal Meat
Inspection Act (21 U.S.C. 603);
(2) to inspect horses under section 903 of the Federal
Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 1996 (7 U.S.C.
1901 note; Public Law 104–127); or
(3) to implement or enforce section 352.19 of title 9, Code of Federal Regulations (or a successor regulation).
This division may be cited as the ‘‘Agriculture, Rural Develop- ment, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appro- priations Act, 2016’’.

DIVISION B—COMMERCE, JUSTICE, SCIENCE, AND RELATED AGENCIES APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2016

TITLE I DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE INTERNATIONAL TRADE ADMINISTRATION OPERATIONS AND ADMINISTRATION
For necessary expenses for international trade activities of the Department of Commerce provided for by law, and for engaging in trade promotional activities abroad, including expenses of grants and cooperative agreements for the purpose of promoting exports of United States firms, without regard to sections 3702 and 3703 of title 44, United States Code; full medical coverage for dependent members of immediate families of employees stationed overseas and employees temporarily posted overseas; travel and transpor- tation of employees of the International Trade Administration between two points abroad, without regard to section 40118 of title 49, United States Code; employment of citizens of the United States and aliens by contract for services; rental of space abroad for periods not exceeding 10 years, and expenses of alteration, repair, or improvement; purchase or construction of temporary demountable exhibition structures for use abroad; payment of tort

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claims, in the manner authorized in the first paragraph of section
2672 of title 28, United States Code, when such claims arise in foreign countries; not to exceed $294,300 for official representation expenses abroad; purchase of passenger motor vehicles for official use abroad, not to exceed $45,000 per vehicle; obtaining insurance on official motor vehicles; and rental of tie lines, $493,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017, of which $10,000,000 is to be derived from fees to be retained and used by the Inter- national Trade Administration, notwithstanding section 3302 of title 31, United States Code: Provided, That, of amounts provided under this heading, not less than $16,400,000 shall be for China antidumping and countervailing duty enforcement and compliance activities: Provided further, That of the amounts provided for the International Trade Administration under this title, $5,000,000 shall not be available for obligation or expenditure until 15 days after the Undersecretary of Commerce for International Trade sub- mits to the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Rep- resentatives and the Senate the report and certification detailed in the explanatory statement described in section 4 (in the matter preceding division A of this consolidated Act): Provided further, That the provisions of the first sentence of section 105(f) and all of section 108(c) of the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2455(f) and 2458(c)) shall apply in carrying out these activities; and that for the purpose of this Act, contribu- tions under the provisions of the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961 shall include payment for assessments for services provided as part of these activities.
BUREAU OF INDUSTRY AND SECURITY OPERATIONS AND ADMINISTRATION
For necessary expenses for export administration and national
security activities of the Department of Commerce, including costs associated with the performance of export administration field activities both domestically and abroad; full medical coverage for dependent members of immediate families of employees stationed overseas; employment of citizens of the United States and aliens by contract for services abroad; payment of tort claims, in the manner authorized in the first paragraph of section 2672 of title
28, United States Code, when such claims arise in foreign countries; not to exceed $13,500 for official representation expenses abroad; awards of compensation to informers under the Export Administra- tion Act of 1979, and as authorized by section 1(b) of the Act of June 15, 1917 (40 Stat. 223; 22 U.S.C. 401(b)); and purchase of passenger motor vehicles for official use and motor vehicles for law enforcement use with special requirement vehicles eligible for purchase without regard to any price limitation otherwise estab- lished by law, $112,500,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That the provisions of the first sentence of section 105(f) and all of section 108(c) of the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2455(f) and 2458(c)) shall apply in carrying out these activities: Provided further, That payments and contributions collected and accepted for materials or services provided as part of such activities may be retained for use in covering the cost of such activities, and for providing information to the public with respect to the export administration and national

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security activities of the Department of Commerce and other export control programs of the United States and other governments.
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS
For grants for economic development assistance as provided by the Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1965, for trade adjustment assistance, and for grants authorized by section
27 of the Stevenson-Wydler Technology Innovation Act of 1980 (15 U.S.C. 3722), $222,000,000, to remain available until expended, of which $15,000,000 shall be for grants under such section 27.

SALARIES AND EXPENSES

For necessary expenses of administering the economic develop- ment assistance programs as provided for by law, $39,000,000: Provided, That these funds may be used to monitor projects approved pursuant to title I of the Public Works Employment Act of 1976, title II of the Trade Act of 1974, section 27 of the Stevenson-Wydler Technology Innovation Act of 1980 (15 U.S.C.
3722), and the Community Emergency Drought Relief Act of 1977.
MINORITY BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AGENCY MINORITY BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
For necessary expenses of the Department of Commerce in fostering, promoting, and developing minority business enterprise, including expenses of grants, contracts, and other agreements with public or private organizations, $32,000,000.
ECONOMIC AND STATISTICAL ANALYSIS SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For necessary expenses, as authorized by law, of economic and statistical analysis programs of the Department of Commerce,
$109,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017.
BUREAU OF THE CENSUS CURRENT SURVEYS AND PROGRAMS
For necessary expenses for collecting, compiling, analyzing, pre- paring and publishing statistics, provided for by law, $270,000,000: Provided, That, from amounts provided herein, funds may be used for promotion, outreach, and marketing activities: Provided further, That the Bureau of the Census shall collect and analyze data for the Annual Social and Economic Supplement to the Current Population Survey using the same health insurance questions included in previous years, in addition to the revised questions implemented in the Current Population Survey beginning in Feb- ruary 2014.

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PERIODIC CENSUSES AND PROGRAMS

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(INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

For necessary expenses for collecting, compiling, analyzing, pre- paring and publishing statistics for periodic censuses and programs provided for by law, $1,100,000,000, to remain available until Sep- tember 30, 2017: Provided, That, from amounts provided herein, funds may be used for promotion, outreach, and marketing activi- ties: Provided further, That within the amounts appropriated,
$1,551,000 shall be transferred to the ‘‘Office of Inspector General’’ account for activities associated with carrying out investigations and audits related to the Bureau of the Census: Provided further, That not more than 50 percent of the amounts made available under this heading for information technology related to 2020 census delivery, including the Census Enterprise Data Collection and Processing (CEDCaP) program, may be obligated until the Secretary submits to the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate a plan for expenditure that: (1) identifies for each CEDCaP project/investment over
$25,000: (A) the functional and performance capabilities to be deliv- ered and the mission benefits to be realized; (B) the estimated lifecycle cost, including estimates for development as well as mainte- nance and operations; and (C) key milestones to be met; (2) details for each project/investment: (A) reasons for any cost and schedule variances; and (B) top risks and mitigation strategies; and (3) has been submitted to the Government Accountability Office.
NATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION
ADMINISTRATION

SALARIES AND EXPENSES

For necessary expenses, as provided for by law, of the National
Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA),
$39,500,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017: Pro-

vided, That, notwithstanding 31 U.S.C. 1535(d), the Secretary of

Commerce shall charge Federal agencies for costs incurred in spec-
trum management, analysis, operations, and related services, and
such fees shall be retained and used as offsetting collections for
costs of such spectrum services, to remain available until expended: Provided further, That the Secretary of Commerce is authorized to retain and use as offsetting collections all funds transferred, or previously transferred, from other Government agencies for all costs incurred in telecommunications research, engineering, and related activities by the Institute for Telecommunication Sciences of NTIA, in furtherance of its assigned functions under this para- graph, and such funds received from other Government agencies shall remain available until expended.

PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS FACILITIES, PLANNING AND CONSTRUCTION

For the administration of prior-year grants, recoveries and unobligated balances of funds previously appropriated are available for the administration of all open grants until their expiration.

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UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE SALARIES AND EXPENSES

(INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS)

For necessary expenses of the United States Patent and Trade- mark Office (USPTO) provided for by law, including defense of suits instituted against the Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO, $3,272,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That the sum herein appropriated from the general fund shall be reduced as offsetting collections of fees and surcharges assessed and collected by the USPTO under any law are received during fiscal year 2016, so as to result in a fiscal year 2016 appropriation from the general fund estimated at $0: Provided further, That during fiscal year
2016, should the total amount of such offsetting collections be less than $3,272,000,000 this amount shall be reduced accordingly: Provided further, That any amount received in excess of
$3,272,000,000 in fiscal year 2016 and deposited in the Patent and Trademark Fee Reserve Fund shall remain available until expended: Provided further, That the Director of USPTO shall submit a spending plan to the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate for any amounts made available by the preceding proviso and such spending plan shall be treated as a reprogramming under section 505 of this Act and shall not be available for obligation or expenditure except in compliance with the procedures set forth in that section: Provided further, That any amounts reprogrammed in accordance with the preceding proviso shall be transferred to the United States Patent and Trademark Office ‘‘Salaries and Expenses’’ account: Provided further, That from amounts provided herein, not to exceed $900 shall be made available in fiscal year 2016 for official reception and representation expenses: Provided further, That in fiscal year
2016 from the amounts made available for ‘‘Salaries and Expenses’’ for the USPTO, the amounts necessary to pay (1) the difference between the percentage of basic pay contributed by the USPTO and employees under section 8334(a) of title 5, United States Code, and the normal cost percentage (as defined by section 8331(17) of that title) as provided by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) for USPTO’s specific use, of basic pay, of employees subject to subchapter III of chapter 83 of that title, and (2) the present value of the otherwise unfunded accruing costs, as determined by OPM for USPTO’s specific use of post-retirement life insurance and post-retirement health benefits coverage for all USPTO employees who are enrolled in Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) and Federal Employees Group Life Insurance (FEGLI), shall be transferred to the Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund, the FEGLI Fund, and the FEHB Fund, as appropriate, and shall be available for the authorized purposes of those accounts: Provided further, That any differences between the present value factors published in OPM’s yearly 300 series benefit letters and the factors that OPM provides for USPTO’s specific use shall be recognized as an imputed cost on USPTO’s financial statements, where applicable: Provided further, That, notwithstanding any other provision of law, all fees and surcharges assessed and collected by USPTO are available for USPTO only pursuant to section 42(c)

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of title 35, United States Code, as amended by section 22 of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (Public Law 112–29): Provided further, That within the amounts appropriated, $2,000,000 shall be transferred to the ‘‘Office of Inspector General’’ account for activities associated with carrying out investigations and audits related to the USPTO.
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF STANDARDS AND TECHNOLOGY SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL RESEARCH AND SERVICES (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)
For necessary expenses of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), $690,000,000, to remain available until expended, of which not to exceed $9,000,000 may be transferred to the ‘‘Working Capital Fund’’: Provided, That not to exceed $5,000 shall be for official reception and representation expenses: Provided further, That NIST may provide local transportation for summer undergraduate research fellowship program participants.

INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY SERVICES

For necessary expenses for industrial technology services,
$155,000,000, to remain available until expended, of which
$130,000,000 shall be for the Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership, and of which $25,000,000 shall be for the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation.

CONSTRUCTION OF RESEARCH FACILITIES

For construction of new research facilities, including architec- tural and engineering design, and for renovation and maintenance of existing facilities, not otherwise provided for the National Institute of Standards and Technology, as authorized by sections
13 through 15 of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Act (15 U.S.C. 278c–278e), $119,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That the Secretary of Commerce shall include in the budget justification materials that the Secretary submits to Congress in support of the Department of Commerce budget (as submitted with the budget of the President under section 1105(a) of title 31, United States Code) an estimate for each National Institute of Standards and Technology construction project having a total multi-year program cost of more than $5,000,000, and simultaneously the budget justification materials shall include an estimate of the budgetary requirements for each such project for each of the 5 subsequent fiscal years.
NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION OPERATIONS, RESEARCH, AND FACILITIES (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)
For necessary expenses of activities authorized by law for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, including maintenance, operation, and hire of aircraft and vessels; grants, contracts, or other payments to nonprofit organizations for the

15 USC 1513b note.

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purposes of conducting activities pursuant to cooperative agree- ments; and relocation of facilities, $3,305,813,000, to remain avail- able until September 30, 2017, except that funds provided for cooperative enforcement shall remain available until September
30, 2018: Provided, That fees and donations received by the National Ocean Service for the management of national marine sanctuaries may be retained and used for the salaries and expenses associated with those activities, notwithstanding section 3302 of title 31, United States Code: Provided further, That in addition,
$130,164,000 shall be derived by transfer from the fund entitled
‘‘Promote and Develop Fishery Products and Research Pertaining to American Fisheries’’, which shall only be used for fishery activi- ties related to the Saltonstall-Kennedy Grant Program, Cooperative Research, Annual Stock Assessments, Survey and Monitoring Projects, Interjurisdictional Fisheries Grants, and Fish Information Networks: Provided further, That of the $3,453,477,000 provided for in direct obligations under this heading, $3,305,813,000 is appro- priated from the general fund, $130,164,000 is provided by transfer and $17,500,000 is derived from recoveries of prior year obligations: Provided further, That the total amount available for National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration corporate services administrative support costs shall not exceed $226,300,000: Pro- vided further, That any deviation from the amounts designated for specific activities in the explanatory statement described in section 4 (in the matter preceding division A of this consolidated Act), or any use of deobligated balances of funds provided under this heading in previous years, shall be subject to the procedures set forth in section 505 of this Act: Provided further, That in addition, for necessary retired pay expenses under the Retired Serviceman’s Family Protection and Survivor Benefits Plan, and for payments for the medical care of retired personnel and their dependents under the Dependents Medical Care Act (10 U.S.C.
55), such sums as may be necessary.

PROCUREMENT, ACQUISITION AND CONSTRUCTION

15 USC 1513a note.

(INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

For procurement, acquisition and construction of capital assets, including alteration and modification costs, of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, $2,400,416,000, to remain avail- able until September 30, 2018, except that funds provided for acquisition and construction of vessels and construction of facilities shall remain available until expended: Provided, That of the
$2,413,416,000 provided for in direct obligations under this heading,
$2,400,416,000 is appropriated from the general fund and
$13,000,000 is provided from recoveries of prior year obligations: Provided further, That any deviation from the amounts designated for specific activities in the explanatory statement described in section 4 (in the matter preceding division A of this consolidated Act), or any use of deobligated balances of funds provided under this heading in previous years, shall be subject to the procedures set forth in section 505 of this Act: Provided further, That the Secretary of Commerce shall include in budget justification mate- rials that the Secretary submits to Congress in support of the Department of Commerce budget (as submitted with the budget of the President under section 1105(a) of title 31, United States

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Code) an estimate for each National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration procurement, acquisition or construction project having a total of more than $5,000,000 and simultaneously the budget justification shall include an estimate of the budgetary requirements for each such project for each of the 5 subsequent fiscal years: Provided further, That within the amounts appro- priated, $80,050,000 shall not be available for obligation or expendi- ture until 15 days after the Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere submits to the Committees on Appropria- tions of the House of Representatives and the Senate a fleet mod- ernization and recapitalization plan: Provided further, That, within the amounts appropriated, $1,302,000 shall be transferred to the
‘‘Office of Inspector General’’ account for activities associated with carrying out investigations and audits related to satellite procure- ment, acquisition and construction.

PACIFIC COASTAL SALMON RECOVERY

For necessary expenses associated with the restoration of Pacific salmon populations, $65,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017: Provided, That, of the funds provided herein, the Secretary of Commerce may issue grants to the States of Wash- ington, Oregon, Idaho, Nevada, California, and Alaska, and to the Federally recognized tribes of the Columbia River and Pacific Coast (including Alaska), for projects necessary for conservation of salmon and steelhead populations that are listed as threatened or endan- gered, or that are identified by a State as at-risk to be so listed, for maintaining populations necessary for exercise of tribal treaty fishing rights or native subsistence fishing, or for conservation of Pacific coastal salmon and steelhead habitat, based on guidelines to be developed by the Secretary of Commerce: Provided further, That all funds shall be allocated based on scientific and other merit principles and shall not be available for marketing activities: Provided further, That funds disbursed to States shall be subject to a matching requirement of funds or documented in-kind contribu- tions of at least 33 percent of the Federal funds.

FISHERMENS CONTINGENCY FUND

For carrying out the provisions of title IV of Public Law 95–
372, not to exceed $350,000, to be derived from receipts collected pursuant to that Act, to remain available until expended.

FISHERIES FINANCE PROGRAM ACCOUNT

Subject to section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, during fiscal year 2016, obligations of direct loans may not exceed
$24,000,000 for Individual Fishing Quota loans and not to exceed
$100,000,000 for traditional direct loans as authorized by the Mer- chant Marine Act of 1936.
DEPARTMENTAL MANAGEMENT SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For necessary expenses for the management of the Department of Commerce provided for by law, including not to exceed $4,500 for official reception and representation, $58,000,000: Provided,

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That within amounts provided, the Secretary of Commerce may use up to $2,500,000 to engage in activities to provide businesses and communities with information about and referrals to relevant Federal, State, and local government programs.

RENOVATION AND MODERNIZATION

For necessary expenses for the renovation and modernization of Department of Commerce facilities, $19,062,000, to remain avail- able until expended.

OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL

For necessary expenses of the Office of Inspector General in carrying out the provisions of the Inspector General Act of 1978 (5 U.S.C. App.), $32,000,000.
GENERAL PROVISIONS—DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

33 USC 878a note.

(INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

SEC. 101. During the current fiscal year, applicable appropria- tions and funds made available to the Department of Commerce by this Act shall be available for the activities specified in the Act of October 26, 1949 (15 U.S.C. 1514), to the extent and in the manner prescribed by the Act, and, notwithstanding 31 U.S.C.
3324, may be used for advanced payments not otherwise authorized only upon the certification of officials designated by the Secretary of Commerce that such payments are in the public interest.
SEC. 102. During the current fiscal year, appropriations made available to the Department of Commerce by this Act for salaries and expenses shall be available for hire of passenger motor vehicles as authorized by 31 U.S.C. 1343 and 1344; services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109; and uniforms or allowances therefor, as authorized by law (5 U.S.C. 5901–5902).
SEC. 103. Not to exceed 5 percent of any appropriation made available for the current fiscal year for the Department of Commerce in this Act may be transferred between such appropriations, but no such appropriation shall be increased by more than 10 percent by any such transfers: Provided, That any transfer pursuant to this section shall be treated as a reprogramming of funds under section 505 of this Act and shall not be available for obligation or expenditure except in compliance with the procedures set forth in that section: Provided further, That the Secretary of Commerce shall notify the Committees on Appropriations at least 15 days in advance of the acquisition or disposal of any capital asset (including land, structures, and equipment) not specifically provided for in this Act or any other law appropriating funds for the Depart- ment of Commerce.
SEC. 104. The requirements set forth by section 105 of the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012 (Public Law 112–55), as amended by section 105 of title I of division B of Public Law 113–6, are hereby adopted by reference and made applicable with respect to fiscal year 2016: Provided, That the life cycle cost for the Joint Polar Satellite System is $11,322,125,000 and the life cycle cost for the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite R-Series Program is
$10,828,059,000.

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SEC. 105. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Secretary may furnish services (including but not limited to utilities, telecommunications, and security services) necessary to support the operation, maintenance, and improvement of space that persons, firms, or organizations are authorized, pursuant to the Public Buildings Cooperative Use Act of 1976 or other authority, to use or occupy in the Herbert C. Hoover Building, Washington, DC, or other buildings, the maintenance, operation, and protection of which has been delegated to the Secretary from the Administrator of General Services pursuant to the Federal Property and Adminis- trative Services Act of 1949 on a reimbursable or non-reimbursable basis. Amounts received as reimbursement for services provided under this section or the authority under which the use or occupancy of the space is authorized, up to $200,000, shall be credited to the appropriation or fund which initially bears the costs of such services.
SEC. 106. Nothing in this title shall be construed to prevent a grant recipient from deterring child pornography, copyright infringement, or any other unlawful activity over its networks.
SEC. 107. The Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is authorized to use, with their consent, with reimbursement and subject to the limits of available appropria- tions, the land, services, equipment, personnel, and facilities of any department, agency, or instrumentality of the United States, or of any State, local government, Indian tribal government, Terri- tory, or possession, or of any political subdivision thereof, or of any foreign government or international organization, for purposes related to carrying out the responsibilities of any statute adminis- tered by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
SEC. 108. The National Technical Information Service shall not charge any customer for a copy of any report or document generated by the Legislative Branch unless the Service has provided information to the customer on how an electronic copy of such report or document may be accessed and downloaded for free online. Should a customer still require the Service to provide a printed or digital copy of the report or document, the charge shall be limited to recovering the Service’s cost of processing, reproducing, and delivering such report or document.
SEC. 109. The Secretary of Commerce may waive the require- ment for bonds under 40 U.S.C. 3131 with respect to contracts for the construction, alteration, or repair of vessels, regardless of the terms of the contracts as to payment or title, when the contract is made under the Coast and Geodetic Survey Act of
1947 (33 U.S.C. 883a et seq.).
SEC. 110. (a) None of the funds made available by this Act
or any other appropriations Act may be used by the Secretary of Commerce for management activities pursuant to the Fishery Management Plan for the Reef Fish Resources of the Gulf of Mexico or any amendment to such Plan unless such management is con- ducted beyond the seaward boundary of a coastal State as set out under subsection (b).
(b) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, for the purpose of carrying out activities pursuant to the Fishery Management Plan for the Reef Fish Resources of the Gulf of Mexico or any amendment to such Plan, the seaward boundary of a coastal State in the Gulf of Mexico is a line 9 nautical miles seaward from

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the baseline from which the territorial sea of the United States is measured.
SEC. 111. To carry out the responsibilities of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the Adminis- trator of NOAA is authorized to: (1) enter into grants and coopera- tive agreements with; (2) use on a non-reimbursable basis land, services, equipment, personnel, and facilities provided by; and (3) receive and expend funds made available on a consensual basis from: a Federal agency, State or subdivision thereof, local govern- ment, tribal government, territory, or possession or any subdivisions thereof: Provided, That funds received for permitting and related regulatory activities pursuant to this section shall be deposited under the heading ‘‘National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administra- tion—Operations, Research, and Facilities’’ and shall remain avail- able until September 30, 2018, for such purposes: Provided further, That all funds within this section and their corresponding uses are subject to section 505 of this Act.
SEC. 112. Amounts provided by this Act or by any prior appro- priations Act that remain available for obligation, for necessary expenses of the programs of the Economics and Statistics Adminis- tration of the Department of Commerce, including amounts provided for programs of the Bureau of Economic Analysis and the U.S. Census Bureau, shall be available for expenses of cooperative agree- ments with appropriate entities, including any Federal, State, or local governmental unit, or institution of higher education, to aid and promote statistical, research, and methodology activities which further the purposes for which such amounts have been made available.
This title may be cited as the ‘‘Department of Commerce Appro- priations Act, 2016’’.

Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 2016.

TITLE II DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE GENERAL ADMINISTRATION

SALARIES AND EXPENSES

For expenses necessary for the administration of the Depart- ment of Justice, $111,500,000, of which not to exceed $4,000,000 for security and construction of Department of Justice facilities shall remain available until expended.

JUSTICE INFORMATION SHARING TECHNOLOGY (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

For necessary expenses for information sharing technology, including planning, development, deployment and departmental direction, $31,000,000, to remain available until expended: Pro- vided, That the Attorney General may transfer up to $35,400,000 to this account, from funds available to the Department of Justice for information technology, to remain available until expended, for enterprise-wide information technology initiatives: Provided fur- ther, That the transfer authority in the preceding proviso is in addition to any other transfer authority contained in this Act.

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ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW AND APPEALS

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(INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

For expenses necessary for the administration of pardon and clemency petitions and immigration-related activities, $426,791,000, of which $4,000,000 shall be derived by transfer from the Executive Office for Immigration Review fees deposited in the ‘‘Immigration Examinations Fee’’ account: Provided, That of the amount available for the Executive Office for Immigration Review, not to exceed
$15,000,000 shall remain available until expended.

OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL

For necessary expenses of the Office of Inspector General,
$93,709,000, including not to exceed $10,000 to meet unforeseen emergencies of a confidential character.
UNITED STATES PAROLE COMMISSION SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For necessary expenses of the United States Parole Commission
as authorized, $13,308,000: Provided, That, notwithstanding any other provision of law, upon the expiration of a term of office of a Commissioner, the Commissioner may continue to act until a successor has been appointed.
LEGAL ACTIVITIES

SALARIES AND EXPENSES, GENERAL LEGAL ACTIVITIES

For expenses necessary for the legal activities of the Depart- ment of Justice, not otherwise provided for, including not to exceed
$20,000 for expenses of collecting evidence, to be expended under the direction of, and to be accounted for solely under the certificate of, the Attorney General; and rent of private or Government-owned space in the District of Columbia, $893,000,000, of which not to exceed $20,000,000 for litigation support contracts shall remain available until expended: Provided, That of the amount provided for INTERPOL Washington dues payments, not to exceed $685,000 shall remain available until expended: Provided further, That of the total amount appropriated, not to exceed $9,000 shall be avail- able to INTERPOL Washington for official reception and representa- tion expenses: Provided further, That notwithstanding section 205 of this Act, upon a determination by the Attorney General that emergent circumstances require additional funding for litigation activities of the Civil Division, the Attorney General may transfer such amounts to ‘‘Salaries and Expenses, General Legal Activities’’ from available appropriations for the current fiscal year for the Department of Justice, as may be necessary to respond to such circumstances: Provided further, That any transfer pursuant to the preceding proviso shall be treated as a reprogramming under section 505 of this Act and shall not be available for obligation or expenditure except in compliance with the procedures set forth in that section: Provided further, That of the amount appropriated, such sums as may be necessary shall be available to the Civil

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Rights Division for salaries and expenses associated with the elec- tion monitoring program under section 8 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 (52 U.S.C. 10305) and to reimburse the Office of Personnel Management for such salaries and expenses: Provided further, That of the amounts provided under this heading for the election moni- toring program, $3,390,000 shall remain available until expended.
In addition, for reimbursement of expenses of the Department of Justice associated with processing cases under the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act of 1986, not to exceed $9,358,000, to be appropriated from the Vaccine Injury Compensation Trust Fund.

SALARIES AND EXPENSES, ANTITRUST DIVISION

For expenses necessary for the enforcement of antitrust and kindred laws, $164,977,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That notwithstanding any other provision of law, fees collected for premerger notification filings under the Hart-Scott- Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (15 U.S.C. 18a), regard- less of the year of collection (and estimated to be $124,000,000 in fiscal year 2016), shall be retained and used for necessary expenses in this appropriation, and shall remain available until expended: Provided further, That the sum herein appropriated from the general fund shall be reduced as such offsetting collections are received during fiscal year 2016, so as to result in a final fiscal year 2016 appropriation from the general fund estimated at $40,977,000.

SALARIES AND EXPENSES, UNITED STATES ATTORNEYS

For necessary expenses of the Offices of the United States Attorneys, including inter-governmental and cooperative agree- ments, $2,000,000,000: Provided, That of the total amount appro- priated, not to exceed $7,200 shall be available for official reception and representation expenses: Provided further, That not to exceed
$25,000,000 shall remain available until expended: Provided further, That each United States Attorney shall establish or participate in a task force on human trafficking.

UNITED STATES TRUSTEE SYSTEM FUND

For necessary expenses of the United States Trustee Program, as authorized, $225,908,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That, notwithstanding any other provision of law, deposits to the United States Trustee System Fund and amounts herein appropriated shall be available in such amounts as may be nec- essary to pay refunds due depositors: Provided further, That, not- withstanding any other provision of law, fees collected pursuant to section 589a(b) of title 28, United States Code, shall be retained and used for necessary expenses in this appropriation and shall remain available until expended: Provided further, That to the extent that fees collected in fiscal year 2016, net of amounts nec- essary to pay refunds due depositors, exceed $225,908,000, those excess amounts shall be available in future fiscal years only to the extent provided in advance in appropriations Acts: Provided further, That the sum herein appropriated from the general fund shall be reduced (1) as such fees are received during fiscal year
2016, net of amounts necessary to pay refunds due depositors,

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(estimated at $162,400,000) and (2) to the extent that any remaining general fund appropriations can be derived from amounts deposited in the Fund in previous fiscal years that are not otherwise appro- priated, so as to result in a final fiscal year 2016 appropriation from the general fund estimated at $0.

SALARIES AND EXPENSES, FOREIGN CLAIMS SETTLEMENT COMMISSION

For expenses necessary to carry out the activities of the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission, including services as authorized by section 3109 of title 5, United States Code, $2,374,000.

FEES AND EXPENSES OF WITNESSES

For fees and expenses of witnesses, for expenses of contracts for the procurement and supervision of expert witnesses, for private counsel expenses, including advances, and for expenses of foreign counsel, $270,000,000, to remain available until expended, of which not to exceed $16,000,000 is for construction of buildings for pro- tected witness safesites; not to exceed $3,000,000 is for the purchase and maintenance of armored and other vehicles for witness security caravans; and not to exceed $13,000,000 is for the purchase, installation, maintenance, and upgrade of secure telecommuni- cations equipment and a secure automated information network to store and retrieve the identities and locations of protected wit- nesses: Provided, That amounts made available under this heading may not be transferred pursuant to section 205 of this Act.

SALARIES AND EXPENSES, COMMUNITY RELATIONS SERVICE (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

For necessary expenses of the Community Relations Service,
$14,446,000: Provided, That notwithstanding section 205 of this
Act, upon a determination by the Attorney General that emergent
circumstances require additional funding for conflict resolution and
violence prevention activities of the Community Relations Service,
the Attorney General may transfer such amounts to the Community
Relations Service, from available appropriations for the current
fiscal year for the Department of Justice, as may be necessary
to respond to such circumstances: Provided further, That any
transfer pursuant to the preceding proviso shall be treated as
a reprogramming under section 505 of this Act and shall not be
available for obligation or expenditure except in compliance with
the procedures set forth in that section.

ASSETS FORFEITURE FUND

For expenses authorized by subparagraphs (B), (F), and (G) of section 524(c)(1) of title 28, United States Code, $20,514,000, to be derived from the Department of Justice Assets Forfeiture Fund.

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UNITED STATES MARSHALS SERVICE SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For necessary expenses of the United States Marshals Service,
$1,230,581,000, of which not to exceed $6,000 shall be available
for official reception and representation expenses, and not to exceed
$15,000,000 shall remain available until expended.

CONSTRUCTION

For construction in space controlled, occupied or utilized by the United States Marshals Service for prisoner holding and related support, $15,000,000, to remain available until expended.

FEDERAL PRISONER DETENTION (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

For necessary expenses related to United States prisoners in the custody of the United States Marshals Service as authorized by section 4013 of title 18, United States Code, $1,454,414,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That not to exceed
$20,000,000 shall be considered ‘‘funds appropriated for State and local law enforcement assistance’’ pursuant to section 4013(b) of title 18, United States Code: Provided further, That the United States Marshals Service shall be responsible for managing the Justice Prisoner and Alien Transportation System: Provided further, That any unobligated balances available from funds appropriated under the heading ‘‘General Administration, Detention Trustee’’ shall be transferred to and merged with the appropriation under this heading.
NATIONAL SECURITY DIVISION SALARIES AND EXPENSES (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)
For expenses necessary to carry out the activities of the
National Security Division, $95,000,000, of which not to exceed
$5,000,000 for information technology systems shall remain avail-
able until expended: Provided, That notwithstanding section 205
of this Act, upon a determination by the Attorney General that
emergent circumstances require additional funding for the activities
of the National Security Division, the Attorney General may
transfer such amounts to this heading from available appropriations
for the current fiscal year for the Department of Justice, as may
be necessary to respond to such circumstances: Provided further,
That any transfer pursuant to the preceding proviso shall be treated
as a reprogramming under section 505 of this Act and shall not
be available for obligation or expenditure except in compliance
with the procedures set forth in that section.

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INTERAGENCY LAW ENFORCEMENT

129 STAT. 2301

INTERAGENCY CRIME AND DRUG ENFORCEMENT

For necessary expenses for the identification, investigation, and prosecution of individuals associated with the most significant drug trafficking and affiliated money laundering organizations not other- wise provided for, to include inter-governmental agreements with State and local law enforcement agencies engaged in the investiga- tion and prosecution of individuals involved in organized crime drug trafficking, $512,000,000, of which $50,000,000 shall remain available until expended: Provided, That any amounts obligated from appropriations under this heading may be used under authori- ties available to the organizations reimbursed from this appropria- tion.
FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For necessary expenses of the Federal Bureau of Investigation for detection, investigation, and prosecution of crimes against the United States, $8,489,786,000, of which not to exceed $216,900,000 shall remain available until expended: Provided, That not to exceed
$184,500 shall be available for official reception and representation expenses.

CONSTRUCTION

For necessary expenses, to include the cost of equipment, fur- niture, and information technology requirements, related to construction or acquisition of buildings, facilities and sites by pur- chase, or as otherwise authorized by law; conversion, modification and extension of federally owned buildings; and preliminary plan- ning and design of projects; $308,982,000, to remain available until expended.
DRUG ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATION SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For necessary expenses of the Drug Enforcement Administra- tion, including not to exceed $70,000 to meet unforeseen emer- gencies of a confidential character pursuant to section 530C of title 28, United States Code; and expenses for conducting drug education and training programs, including travel and related expenses for participants in such programs and the distribution of items of token value that promote the goals of such programs,
$2,080,000,000, of which not to exceed $75,000,000 shall remain available until expended and not to exceed $90,000 shall be avail- able for official reception and representation expenses.
BUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, FIREARMS AND EXPLOSIVES SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For necessary expenses of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Fire- arms and Explosives, for training of State and local law enforcement

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agencies with or without reimbursement, including training in connection with the training and acquisition of canines for explo- sives and fire accelerants detection; and for provision of laboratory assistance to State and local law enforcement agencies, with or without reimbursement, $1,240,000,000, of which not to exceed
$36,000 shall be for official reception and representation expenses, not to exceed $1,000,000 shall be available for the payment of attorneys’ fees as provided by section 924(d)(2) of title 18, United States Code, and not to exceed $20,000,000 shall remain available until expended: Provided, That none of the funds appropriated herein shall be available to investigate or act upon applications for relief from Federal firearms disabilities under section 925(c) of title 18, United States Code: Provided further, That such funds shall be available to investigate and act upon applications filed by corporations for relief from Federal firearms disabilities under section 925(c) of title 18, United States Code: Provided further, That no funds made available by this or any other Act may be used to transfer the functions, missions, or activities of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to other agencies or Departments.
FEDERAL PRISON SYSTEM SALARIES AND EXPENSES

42 USC 250a.

(INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

For necessary expenses of the Federal Prison System for the administration, operation, and maintenance of Federal penal and correctional institutions, and for the provision of technical assist- ance and advice on corrections related issues to foreign govern- ments, $6,948,500,000: Provided, That the Attorney General may transfer to the Department of Health and Human Services such amounts as may be necessary for direct expenditures by that Department for medical relief for inmates of Federal penal and correctional institutions: Provided further, That the Director of the Federal Prison System, where necessary, may enter into contracts with a fiscal agent or fiscal intermediary claims processor to deter- mine the amounts payable to persons who, on behalf of the Federal Prison System, furnish health services to individuals committed to the custody of the Federal Prison System: Provided further, That not to exceed $5,400 shall be available for official reception and representation expenses: Provided further, That not to exceed
$50,000,000 shall remain available for necessary operations until September 30, 2017: Provided further, That, of the amounts pro- vided for contract confinement, not to exceed $20,000,000 shall remain available until expended to make payments in advance for grants, contracts and reimbursable agreements, and other expenses: Provided further, That the Director of the Federal Prison System may accept donated property and services relating to the operation of the prison card program from a not-for-profit entity which has operated such program in the past, notwithstanding the fact that such not-for-profit entity furnishes services under contracts to the Federal Prison System relating to the operation of pre-release services, halfway houses, or other custodial facilities.

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BUILDINGS AND FACILITIES

For planning, acquisition of sites and construction of new facili- ties; purchase and acquisition of facilities and remodeling, and equipping of such facilities for penal and correctional use, including all necessary expenses incident thereto, by contract or force account; and constructing, remodeling, and equipping necessary buildings and facilities at existing penal and correctional institutions, including all necessary expenses incident thereto, by contract or force account, $530,000,000, to remain available until expended, of which $444,000,000 shall be available only for costs related to construction of new facilities: Provided, That labor of United States prisoners may be used for work performed under this appro- priation.

FEDERAL PRISON INDUSTRIES, INCORPORATED

The Federal Prison Industries, Incorporated, is hereby author- ized to make such expenditures within the limits of funds and borrowing authority available, and in accord with the law, and to make such contracts and commitments without regard to fiscal year limitations as provided by section 9104 of title 31, United States Code, as may be necessary in carrying out the program set forth in the budget for the current fiscal year for such corpora- tion.

LIMITATION ON ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSES, FEDERAL PRISON INDUSTRIES, INCORPORATED

Not to exceed $2,700,000 of the funds of the Federal Prison Industries, Incorporated, shall be available for its administrative expenses, and for services as authorized by section 3109 of title
5, United States Code, to be computed on an accrual basis to be determined in accordance with the corporation’s current pre- scribed accounting system, and such amounts shall be exclusive of depreciation, payment of claims, and expenditures which such accounting system requires to be capitalized or charged to cost of commodities acquired or produced, including selling and shipping expenses, and expenses in connection with acquisition, construction, operation, maintenance, improvement, protection, or disposition of facilities and other property belonging to the corporation or in which it has an interest.
STATE AND LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT ACTIVITIES
OFFICE ON VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN PREVENTION AND PROSECUTION PROGRAMS

For grants, contracts, cooperative agreements, and other assist- ance for the prevention and prosecution of violence against women, as authorized by the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 3711 et seq.) (‘‘the 1968 Act’’); the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 (Public Law
103–322) (‘‘the 1994 Act’’); the Victims of Child Abuse Act of 1990 (Public Law 101–647) (‘‘the 1990 Act’’); the Prosecutorial Remedies and Other Tools to end the Exploitation of Children Today Act

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of 2003 (Public Law 108–21); the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 (42 U.S.C. 5601 et seq.) (‘‘the 1974 Act’’); the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000 (Public Law 106–386) (‘‘the 2000 Act’’); the Violence Against Women and Department of Justice Reauthorization Act of 2005 (Public Law 109–162) (‘‘the 2005 Act’’); the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (Public Law 113–4) (‘‘the 2013 Act’’); and the Rape Survivor Child Custody Act of 2015 (Public Law
114–22) (‘‘the 2015 Act’’); and for related victims services,
$480,000,000, to remain available until expended, of which
$379,000,000 shall be derived by transfer from amounts available
for obligation in this Act from the Fund established by section
1402 of chapter XIV of title II of Public Law 98–473 (42 U.S.C.
10601), notwithstanding section 1402(d) of such Act of 1984, and
merged with the amounts otherwise made available under this
heading: Provided, That except as otherwise provided by law, not
to exceed 5 percent of funds made available under this heading
may be used for expenses related to evaluation, training, and tech-
nical assistance: Provided further, That of the amount provided—
(1) $215,000,000 is for grants to combat violence against
women, as authorized by part T of the 1968 Act;
(2) $30,000,000 is for transitional housing assistance grants
for victims of domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, or
sexual assault as authorized by section 40299 of the 1994
Act;
(3) $5,000,000 is for the National Institute of Justice for research and evaluation of violence against women and related issues addressed by grant programs of the Office on Violence Against Women, which shall be transferred to ‘‘Research, Evaluation and Statistics’’ for administration by the Office of Justice Programs;
(4) $11,000,000 is for a grant program to provide services to advocate for and respond to youth victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking; assist- ance to children and youth exposed to such violence; programs to engage men and youth in preventing such violence; and assistance to middle and high school students through edu- cation and other services related to such violence: Provided, That unobligated balances available for the programs author-
ized by sections 41201, 41204, 41303, and 41305 of the 1994
Act, prior to its amendment by the 2013 Act, shall be available
for this program: Provided further, That 10 percent of the
total amount available for this grant program shall be available
for grants under the program authorized by section 2015 of
the 1968 Act: Provided further, That the definitions and grant
conditions in section 40002 of the 1994 Act shall apply to
this program;
(5) $51,000,000 is for grants to encourage arrest policies
as authorized by part U of the 1968 Act, of which $4,000,000
is for a homicide reduction initiative;
(6) $35,000,000 is for sexual assault victims assistance,
as authorized by section 41601 of the 1994 Act;
(7) $34,000,000 is for rural domestic violence and child
abuse enforcement assistance grants, as authorized by section
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(8) $20,000,000 is for grants to reduce violent crimes against women on campus, as authorized by section 304 of the 2005 Act;
(9) $45,000,000 is for legal assistance for victims, as author- ized by section 1201 of the 2000 Act;
(10) $5,000,000 is for enhanced training and services to end violence against and abuse of women in later life, as authorized by section 40802 of the 1994 Act;
(11) $16,000,000 is for grants to support families in the justice system, as authorized by section 1301 of the 2000 Act: Provided, That unobligated balances available for the programs authorized by section 1301 of the 2000 Act and section 41002 of the 1994 Act, prior to their amendment by the 2013 Act, shall be available for this program;
(12) $6,000,000 is for education and training to end violence against and abuse of women with disabilities, as authorized by section 1402 of the 2000 Act;
(13) $500,000 is for the National Resource Center on Work- place Responses to assist victims of domestic violence, as authorized by section 41501 of the 1994 Act;
(14) $1,000,000 is for analysis and research on violence against Indian women, including as authorized by section 904 of the 2005 Act: Provided, That such funds may be transferred to ‘‘Research, Evaluation and Statistics’’ for administration by the Office of Justice Programs;
(15) $500,000 is for a national clearinghouse that provides training and technical assistance on issues relating to sexual assault of American Indian and Alaska Native women;
(16) $2,500,000 is for grants to assist tribal governments in exercising special domestic violence criminal jurisdiction, as authorized by section 904 of the 2013 Act: Provided, That the grant conditions in section 40002(b) of the 1994 Act shall apply to this program; and
(17) $2,500,000 for the purposes authorized under the 2015
Act.
OFFICE OF JUSTICE PROGRAMS RESEARCH, EVALUATION AND STATISTICS
For grants, contracts, cooperative agreements, and other assist-
ance authorized by title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 (‘‘the 1968 Act’’); the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 (‘‘the 1974 Act’’); the Missing Children’s Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5771 et seq.); the Prosecutorial Remedies and Other Tools to end the Exploitation of Children Today Act of 2003 (Public Law 108–21); the Justice for All Act of 2004 (Public Law 108–405); the Violence Against Women and Department of Justice Reauthorization Act of 2005 (Public Law
109–162) (‘‘the 2005 Act’’); the Victims of Child Abuse Act of 1990 (Public Law 101–647); the Second Chance Act of 2007 (Public Law
110–199); the Victims of Crime Act of 1984 (Public Law 98–473); the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006 (Public Law 109–248) (‘‘the Adam Walsh Act’’); the PROTECT Our Children Act of 2008 (Public Law 110–401); subtitle D of title II of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (Public Law 107–296) (‘‘the 2002
Act’’); the NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007 (Public

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Law 110–180); the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (Public Law 113–4) (‘‘the 2013 Act’’); and other programs,
$116,000,000, to remain available until expended, of which—
(1) $41,000,000 is for criminal justice statistics programs, and other activities, as authorized by part C of title I of the
1968 Act;
(2) $36,000,000 is for research, development, and evaluation programs, and other activities as authorized by part B of title I of the 1968 Act and subtitle D of title II of the 2002 Act; (3) $35,000,000 is for regional information sharing activi-
ties, as authorized by part M of title I of the 1968 Act; and
(4) $4,000,000 is for activities to strengthen and enhance the practice of forensic sciences, of which $3,000,000 is for transfer to the National Institute of Standards and Technology to support Scientific Area Committees.

STATE AND LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT ASSISTANCE

For grants, contracts, cooperative agreements, and other assist- ance authorized by the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 (Public Law 103–322) (‘‘the 1994 Act’’); the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 (‘‘the 1968 Act’’); the Justice for All Act of 2004 (Public Law 108–405); the Victims of Child Abuse Act of 1990 (Public Law 101–647) (‘‘the 1990 Act’’); the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2005 (Public Law 109–164); the Violence Against Women and Department of Justice Reauthorization Act of 2005 (Public Law 109–162) (‘‘the
2005 Act’’); the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of
2006 (Public Law 109–248) (‘‘the Adam Walsh Act’’); the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000 (Public Law
106–386); the NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007 (Public Law 110–180); subtitle D of title II of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (Public Law 107–296) (‘‘the 2002 Act’’); the Second Chance Act of 2007 (Public Law 110–199); the Prioritizing Resources and Organization for Intellectual Property Act of 2008 (Public Law
110–403); the Victims of Crime Act of 1984 (Public Law 98–473); the Mentally Ill Offender Treatment and Crime Reduction Reauthorization and Improvement Act of 2008 (Public Law 110–
416); the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (Public Law 113–4) (‘‘the 2013 Act’’); and other programs,
$1,408,500,000, to remain available until expended as follows— (1) $476,000,000 for the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant program as authorized by subpart 1 of part E of title I of the 1968 Act (except that section 1001(c), and the special rules for Puerto Rico under section 505(g) of title I of the 1968 Act shall not apply for purposes of this Act), of which, notwithstanding such subpart 1, $15,000,000 is for an Officer Robert Wilson III memorial initiative on Preventing Violence Against Law Enforcement Officer Resilience and Survivability (VALOR), $4,000,000 is for use by the National Institute of Justice for research targeted toward developing a better understanding of the domestic radicalization phe- nomenon, and advancing evidence-based strategies for effective intervention and prevention, $5,000,000 is for an initiative to support evidence-based policing, $2,500,000 is for an initia- tive to enhance prosecutorial decision-making, $100,000,000 is for grants for law enforcement activities associated with the

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presidential nominating conventions, and $2,400,000 is for the operationalization, maintenance and expansion of the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System;
(2) $210,000,000 for the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program, as authorized by section 241(i)(5) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1231(i)(5)): Provided, That no jurisdiction shall request compensation for any cost greater than the actual cost for Federal immigration and other detainees housed in State and local detention facilities;
(3) $45,000,000 for victim services programs for victims of trafficking, as authorized by section 107(b)(2) of Public Law
106–386, for programs authorized under Public Law 109–164, or programs authorized under Public Law 113–4;
(4) $42,000,000 for Drug Courts, as authorized by section
1001(a)(25)(A) of title I of the 1968 Act;
(5) $10,000,000 for mental health courts and adult and
juvenile collaboration program grants, as authorized by parts
V and HH of title I of the 1968 Act, and the Mentally Ill
Offender Treatment and Crime Reduction Reauthorization and
Improvement Act of 2008 (Public Law 110–416);
(6) $12,000,000 for grants for Residential Substance Abuse
Treatment for State Prisoners, as authorized by part S of
title I of the 1968 Act;
(7) $2,500,000 for the Capital Litigation Improvement
Grant Program, as authorized by section 426 of Public Law
108–405, and for grants for wrongful conviction review;
(8) $13,000,000 for economic, high technology and Internet
crime prevention grants, including as authorized by section
401 of Public Law 110–403;
(9) $2,000,000 for a student loan repayment assistance
program pursuant to section 952 of Public Law 110–315;
(10) $20,000,000 for sex offender management assistance,
as authorized by the Adam Walsh Act, and related activities;
(11) $8,000,000 for an initiative relating to children exposed
to violence;
(12) $22,500,000 for the matching grant program for law
enforcement armor vests, as authorized by section 2501 of
title I of the 1968 Act: Provided, That $1,500,000 is transferred
directly to the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Office of Law Enforcement Standards for research, testing and evaluation programs;
(13) $1,000,000 for the National Sex Offender Public
Website;
(14) $6,500,000 for competitive and evidence-based pro-
grams to reduce gun crime and gang violence;
(15) $73,000,000 for grants to States to upgrade criminal
and mental health records for the National Instant Criminal
Background Check System, of which no less than $25,000,000
shall be for grants made under the authorities of the NICS
Improvement Amendments Act of 2007 (Public Law 110–180);
(16) $13,500,000 for Paul Coverdell Forensic Sciences
Improvement Grants under part BB of title I of the 1968
Act;
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(A) $117,000,000 is for a DNA analysis and capacity enhancement program and for other local, State, and Fed- eral forensic activities, including the purposes authorized under section 2 of the DNA Analysis Backlog Elimination Act of 2000 (Public Law 106–546) (the Debbie Smith DNA Backlog Grant Program): Provided, That up to 4 percent of funds made available under this paragraph may be used for the purposes described in the DNA Training and Education for Law Enforcement, Correctional Personnel, and Court Officers program (Public Law 108–405, section
303);
(B) $4,000,000 is for the purposes described in the Kirk Bloodsworth Post-Conviction DNA Testing Program (Public Law 108–405, section 412); and
(C) $4,000,000 is for Sexual Assault Forensic Exam Program grants, including as authorized by section 304 of Public Law 108–405;
(18) $45,000,000 for a grant program for community-based sexual assault response reform;
(19) $9,000,000 for the court-appointed special advocate program, as authorized by section 217 of the 1990 Act;
(20) $30,000,000 for assistance to Indian tribes;
(21) $68,000,000 for offender reentry programs and research, as authorized by the Second Chance Act of 2007 (Public Law 110–199), without regard to the time limitations specified at section 6(1) of such Act, of which not to exceed
$6,000,000 is for a program to improve State, local, and tribal probation or parole supervision efforts and strategies,
$5,000,000 is for Children of Incarcerated Parents Demonstra- tions to enhance and maintain parental and family relation- ships for incarcerated parents as a reentry or recidivism reduc- tion strategy, and $4,000,000 is for additional replication sites employing the Project HOPE Opportunity Probation with Enforcement model implementing swift and certain sanctions in probation, and for a research project on the effectiveness of the model: Provided, That up to $7,500,000 of funds made available in this paragraph may be used for performance-based awards for Pay for Success projects, of which up to $5,000,000 shall be for Pay for Success programs implementing the Perma- nent Supportive Housing Model;
(22) $6,000,000 for a veterans treatment courts program; (23) $13,000,000 for a program to monitor prescription
drugs and scheduled listed chemical products;
(24) $10,500,000 for prison rape prevention and prosecution grants to States and units of local government, and other programs, as authorized by the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (Public Law 108–79);
(25) $75,000,000 for the Comprehensive School Safety Ini- tiative: Provided, That section 213 of this Act shall not apply with respect to the amount made available in this paragraph; and
(26) $70,000,000 for initiatives to improve police-community relations, of which $22,500,000 is for a competitive matching grant program for purchases of body-worn cameras for State, local and tribal law enforcement, $27,500,000 is for a justice reinvestment initiative, for activities related to criminal justice reform and recidivism reduction, $5,000,000 is for research

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and statistics on body-worn cameras and community trust issues, and $15,000,000 is for an Edward Byrne Memorial criminal justice innovation program:

Provided, That, if a unit of local government uses any of the funds made available under this heading to increase the number of law enforcement officers, the unit of local government will achieve a net gain in the number of law enforcement officers who perform non-administrative public sector safety service.

JUVENILE JUSTICE PROGRAMS

For grants, contracts, cooperative agreements, and other assist- ance authorized by the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 (‘‘the 1974 Act’’); the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 (‘‘the 1968 Act’’); the Violence Against Women and Department of Justice Reauthorization Act of 2005 (Public Law 109–162) (‘‘the 2005 Act’’); the Missing Children’s Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5771 et seq.); the Prosecutorial Remedies and Other Tools to end the Exploitation of Children Today Act of 2003 (Public Law 108–21); the Victims of Child Abuse Act of
1990 (Public Law 101–647) (‘‘the 1990 Act’’); the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006 (Public Law 109–248) (‘‘the Adam Walsh Act’’); the PROTECT Our Children Act of 2008 (Public Law 110–401); the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 (Public Law 113–4) (‘‘the 2013 Act’’); and other juvenile justice programs, $270,160,000, to remain available until expended as follows—
(1) $58,000,000 for programs authorized by section 221 of the 1974 Act, and for training and technical assistance to assist small, nonprofit organizations with the Federal grants process: Provided, That of the amounts provided under this paragraph, $500,000 shall be for a competitive demonstration grant program to support emergency planning among State, local and tribal juvenile justice residential facilities;
(2) $90,000,000 for youth mentoring grants;
(3) $17,500,000 for delinquency prevention, as authorized by section 505 of the 1974 Act, of which, pursuant to sections
261 and 262 thereof—
(A) $10,000,000 shall be for the Tribal Youth Program; (B) $5,000,000 shall be for gang and youth violence education, prevention and intervention, and related activi-
ties;
(C) $500,000 shall be for an Internet site providing information and resources on children of incarcerated par- ents; and
(D) $2,000,000 shall be for competitive grants focusing on girls in the juvenile justice system;
(4) $20,000,000 for programs authorized by the Victims of Child Abuse Act of 1990;
(5) $8,000,000 for community-based violence prevention ini- tiatives, including for public health approaches to reducing shootings and violence;
(6) $72,160,000 for missing and exploited children pro- grams, including as authorized by sections 404(b) and 405(a) of the 1974 Act (except that section 102(b)(4)(B) of the PRO- TECT Our Children Act of 2008 (Public Law 110–401) shall not apply for purposes of this Act);

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(7) $2,000,000 for child abuse training programs for judicial personnel and practitioners, as authorized by section 222 of the 1990 Act; and
(8) $2,500,000 for a program to improve juvenile indigent defense:

Provided, That not more than 10 percent of each amount may be used for research, evaluation, and statistics activities designed to benefit the programs or activities authorized: Provided further, That not more than 2 percent of the amounts designated under paragraphs (1) through (4) and (7) may be used for training and technical assistance: Provided further, That the two preceding pro- visos shall not apply to grants and projects administered pursuant to sections 261 and 262 of the 1974 Act and to missing and exploited children programs.

PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICER BENEFITS (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

For payments and expenses authorized under section 1001(a)(4) of title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968, such sums as are necessary (including amounts for adminis- trative costs), to remain available until expended; and $16,300,000 for payments authorized by section 1201(b) of such Act and for educational assistance authorized by section 1218 of such Act, to remain available until expended: Provided, That notwithstanding section 205 of this Act, upon a determination by the Attorney General that emergent circumstances require additional funding for such disability and education payments, the Attorney General may transfer such amounts to ‘‘Public Safety Officer Benefits’’ from available appropriations for the Department of Justice as may be necessary to respond to such circumstances: Provided further, That any transfer pursuant to the preceding proviso shall be treated as a reprogramming under section 505 of this Act and shall not be available for obligation or expenditure except in compliance with the procedures set forth in that section.
COMMUNITY ORIENTED POLICING SERVICES COMMUNITY ORIENTED POLICING SERVICES PROGRAMS (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)
For activities authorized by the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 (Public Law 103–322); the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 (‘‘the 1968 Act’’); and the Violence Against Women and Department of Justice Reauthor- ization Act of 2005 (Public Law 109–162) (‘‘the 2005 Act’’),
$212,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That any balances made available through prior year deobligations shall only be available in accordance with section 505 of this Act: Provided further, That of the amount provided under this heading—
(1) $11,000,000 is for anti-methamphetamine-related activi- ties, which shall be transferred to the Drug Enforcement Administration upon enactment of this Act;
(2) $187,000,000 is for grants under section 1701 of title I of the 1968 Act (42 U.S.C. 3796dd) for the hiring and rehiring of additional career law enforcement officers under part Q

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of such title notwithstanding subsection (i) of such section: Provided, That, notwithstanding section 1704(c) of such title (42 U.S.C. 3796dd–3(c)), funding for hiring or rehiring a career law enforcement officer may not exceed $125,000 unless the Director of the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services grants a waiver from this limitation: Provided further, That within the amounts appropriated under this paragraph,
$30,000,000 is for improving tribal law enforcement, including hiring, equipment, training, and anti-methamphetamine activi- ties: Provided further, That of the amounts appropriated under this paragraph, $10,000,000 is for community policing develop- ment activities in furtherance of the purposes in section 1701: Provided further, That within the amounts appropriated under this paragraph, $10,000,000 is for the collaborative reform model of technical assistance in furtherance of the purposes in section 1701;
(3) $7,000,000 is for competitive grants to State law enforce- ment agencies in States with high seizures of precursor chemi- cals, finished methamphetamine, laboratories, and laboratory dump seizures: Provided, That funds appropriated under this paragraph shall be utilized for investigative purposes to locate or investigate illicit activities, including precursor diversion, laboratories, or methamphetamine traffickers; and
(4) $7,000,000 is for competitive grants to statewide law enforcement agencies in States with high rates of primary treatment admissions for heroin and other opioids: Provided, That these funds shall be utilized for investigative purposes to locate or investigate illicit activities, including activities related to the distribution of heroin or unlawful distribution of prescription opioids, or unlawful heroin and prescription opioid traffickers through statewide collaboration.
GENERAL PROVISIONS—DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)
SEC. 201. In addition to amounts otherwise made available
in this title for official reception and representation expenses, a total of not to exceed $50,000 from funds appropriated to the Depart- ment of Justice in this title shall be available to the Attorney General for official reception and representation expenses.
SEC. 202. None of the funds appropriated by this title shall be available to pay for an abortion, except where the life of the mother would be endangered if the fetus were carried to term, or in the case of rape or incest: Provided, That should this prohibi- tion be declared unconstitutional by a court of competent jurisdic- tion, this section shall be null and void.
SEC. 203. None of the funds appropriated under this title shall be used to require any person to perform, or facilitate in any way the performance of, any abortion.
SEC. 204. Nothing in the preceding section shall remove the obligation of the Director of the Bureau of Prisons to provide escort services necessary for a female inmate to receive such service out- side the Federal facility: Provided, That nothing in this section in any way diminishes the effect of section 203 intended to address the philosophical beliefs of individual employees of the Bureau of Prisons.

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5 USC 3104 note.

SEC. 205. Not to exceed 5 percent of any appropriation made available for the current fiscal year for the Department of Justice in this Act may be transferred between such appropriations, but no such appropriation, except as otherwise specifically provided, shall be increased by more than 10 percent by any such transfers: Provided, That any transfer pursuant to this section shall be treated as a reprogramming of funds under section 505 of this Act and shall not be available for obligation except in compliance with the procedures set forth in that section.
SEC. 206. Funds appropriated by this or any other Act, with respect to any fiscal year, under the heading ‘‘Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Salaries and Expenses’’ shall be available for retention pay for any employee who would otherwise be subject to a reduction in pay upon termination of the Bureau’s Personnel Management Demonstration Project (as transferred to the Attorney General by section 1115 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002, Public Law 107–296 (28 U.S.C. 599B)): Provided, That such retention pay shall comply with section 5363 of title
5, United States Code, and related Office of Personnel Management regulations, except as provided in this section: Provided further, That such retention pay shall be paid at the employee’s rate of pay immediately prior to the termination of the demonstration project and shall not be subject to the limitation set forth in section
5304(g)(1) of title 5, United States Code, and related regulations.
SEC. 207. None of the funds made available under this title may be used by the Federal Bureau of Prisons or the United States Marshals Service for the purpose of transporting an indi- vidual who is a prisoner pursuant to conviction for crime under State or Federal law and is classified as a maximum or high security prisoner, other than to a prison or other facility certified by the Federal Bureau of Prisons as appropriately secure for housing such a prisoner.
SEC. 208. (a) None of the funds appropriated by this Act may be used by Federal prisons to purchase cable television services, or to rent or purchase audiovisual or electronic media or equipment used primarily for recreational purposes.
(b) Subsection (a) does not preclude the rental, maintenance, or purchase of audiovisual or electronic media or equipment for inmate training, religious, or educational programs.
SEC. 209. None of the funds made available under this title shall be obligated or expended for any new or enhanced information technology program having total estimated development costs in excess of $100,000,000, unless the Deputy Attorney General and the investment review board certify to the Committees on Appro- priations of the House of Representatives and the Senate that the information technology program has appropriate program management controls and contractor oversight mechanisms in place, and that the program is compatible with the enterprise architecture of the Department of Justice.
SEC. 210. The notification thresholds and procedures set forth in section 505 of this Act shall apply to deviations from the amounts designated for specific activities in this Act and in the explanatory statement described in section 4 (in the matter preceding division A of this consolidated Act), and to any use of deobligated balances of funds provided under this title in previous years.
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a public-private competition under the Office of Management and Budget Circular A–76 or any successor administrative regulation, directive, or policy for work performed by employees of the Bureau of Prisons or of Federal Prison Industries, Incorporated.
SEC. 212. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no funds shall be available for the salary, benefits, or expenses of any United States Attorney assigned dual or additional responsibilities by the Attorney General or his designee that exempt that United States Attorney from the residency requirements of section 545 of title
28, United States Code.
SEC. 213. At the discretion of the Attorney General, and in
addition to any amounts that otherwise may be available (or author-
ized to be made available) by law, with respect to funds appropriated
by this title under the headings ‘‘Research, Evaluation and Statis-
tics’’, ‘‘State and Local Law Enforcement Assistance’’, and ‘‘Juvenile
Justice Programs’’—
(1) up to 3 percent of funds made available to the Office
of Justice Programs for grant or reimbursement programs may
be used by such Office to provide training and technical assist-
ance; and
(2) up to 2 percent of funds made available for grant
or reimbursement programs under such headings, except for
amounts appropriated specifically for research, evaluation, or
statistical programs administered by the National Institute
of Justice and the Bureau of Justice Statistics, shall be trans-
ferred to and merged with funds provided to the National
Institute of Justice and the Bureau of Justice Statistics, to
be used by them for research, evaluation, or statistical purposes,
without regard to the authorizations for such grant or
reimbursement programs.
SEC. 214. Upon request by a grantee for whom the Attorney
General has determined there is a fiscal hardship, the Attorney
General may, with respect to funds appropriated in this or any
other Act making appropriations for fiscal years 2013 through 2016
for the following programs, waive the following requirements:
(1) For the adult and juvenile offender State and local
reentry demonstration projects under part FF of title I of the
Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C.
3797w(g)(1)), the requirements under section 2976(g)(1) of such
part.
(2) For State, Tribal, and local reentry courts under part
FF of title I of such Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 3797w–2(e)(1)
and (2)), the requirements under section 2978(e)(1) and (2)
of such part.
(3) For the prosecution drug treatment alternatives to
prison program under part CC of title I of such Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 3797q–3), the requirements under section 2904 of such part.
(4) For grants to protect inmates and safeguard commu- nities as authorized by section 6 of the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (42 U.S.C. 15605(c)(3)), the requirements of section
6(c)(3) of such Act.
SEC. 215. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, section
20109(a) of subtitle A of title II of the Violent Crime Control
and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 (42 U.S.C. 13709(a)) shall not
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SEC. 216. None of the funds made available under this Act, other than for the national instant criminal background check system established under section 103 of the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act (18 U.S.C. 922 note), may be used by a Federal law enforcement officer to facilitate the transfer of an operable firearm to an individual if the Federal law enforcement officer knows or suspects that the individual is an agent of a drug cartel, unless law enforcement personnel of the United States continuously monitor or control the firearm at all times.
SEC. 217. (a) None of the income retained in the Department of Justice Working Capital Fund pursuant to title I of Public Law
102–140 (105 Stat. 784; 28 U.S.C. 527 note) shall be available for obligation during fiscal year 2016, except up to $40,000,000 may be obligated for implementation of a unified Department of Justice financial management system.
(b) Not to exceed $30,000,000 of the unobligated balances trans- ferred to the capital account of the Department of Justice Working Capital Fund pursuant to title I of Public Law 102–140 (105 Stat.
784; 28 U.S.C. 527 note) shall be available for obligation in fiscal year 2016, and any use, obligation, transfer or allocation of such funds shall be treated as a reprogramming of funds under section
505 of this Act.
(c) Not to exceed $10,000,000 of the excess unobligated balances available under section 524(c)(8)(E) of title 28, United States Code, shall be available for obligation during fiscal year 2016, and any use, obligation, transfer or allocation of such funds shall be treated as a reprogramming of funds under section 505 of this Act.
(d) Subsections (a) through (c) of this section shall sunset on September 30, 2016.
SEC. 218. (a) Of the funds appropriated by this Act under each of the headings ‘‘General Administration—Salaries and Expenses’’, ‘‘United States Marshals Service—Salaries and Expenses’’, ‘‘Federal Bureau of Investigation—Salaries and Expenses’’, ‘‘Drug Enforcement Administration—Salaries and Expenses’’, and ‘‘Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explo- sives—Salaries and Expenses’’, $20,000,000 shall not be available for obligation until the Attorney General demonstrates to the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate that all recommendations included in the Office of Inspector General of the Department of Justice, Evaluation and Inspections Division Report 15–04 entitled ‘‘The Handling of Sexual Harassment and Misconduct Allegations by the Department’s Law Enforcement Components’’, dated March, 2015, have been imple- mented or are in the process of being implemented.
(b) The Inspector General of the Department of Justice shall report to the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Rep- resentatives and the Senate not later than 90 days after the date of enactment of this Act on the status of the Department’s implementation of recommendations included in the report specified in subsection (a).
SEC. 219. Discretionary funds that are made available in this Act for the Office of Justice Programs may be used to participate in Performance Partnership Pilots authorized under section 526 of division H of Public Law 113–76, section 524 of division G of Public Law 113–235, and such authorities as are enacted for Performance Partnership Pilots in an appropriations Act for fiscal year 2016.

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This title may be cited as the ‘‘Department of Justice Appropria- tions Act, 2016’’.
TITLE III SCIENCE
OFFICE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY
For necessary expenses of the Office of Science and Technology Policy, in carrying out the purposes of the National Science and Technology Policy, Organization, and Priorities Act of 1976 (42
U.S.C. 6601 et seq.), hire of passenger motor vehicles, and services as authorized by section 3109 of title 5, United States Code, not to exceed $2,250 for official reception and representation expenses, and rental of conference rooms in the District of Columbia,
$5,555,000.
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION SCIENCE
For necessary expenses, not otherwise provided for, in the conduct and support of science research and development activities, including research, development, operations, support, and services; maintenance and repair, facility planning and design; space flight, spacecraft control, and communications activities; program manage- ment; personnel and related costs, including uniforms or allowances therefor, as authorized by sections 5901 and 5902 of title 5, United States Code; travel expenses; purchase and hire of passenger motor vehicles; and purchase, lease, charter, maintenance, and operation of mission and administrative aircraft, $5,589,400,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017: Provided, That the formulation and development costs (with development cost as defined under section 30104 of title 51, United States Code) for the James Webb Space Telescope shall not exceed $8,000,000,000: Provided further, That should the individual identified under subsection (c)(2)(E) of section 30104 of title 51, United States Code, as responsible for the James Webb Space Telescope determine that the develop- ment cost of the program is likely to exceed that limitation, the individual shall immediately notify the Administrator and the increase shall be treated as if it meets the 30 percent threshold described in subsection (f) of section 30104: Provided further, That, of the amounts provided, $175,000,000 is for an orbiter with a lander to meet the science goals for the Jupiter Europa mission as outlined in the most recent planetary science decadal survey: Provided further, That the National Aeronautics and Space Administration shall use the Space Launch System as the launch vehicle for the Jupiter Europa mission, plan for a launch no later than 2022, and include in the fiscal year 2017 budget the 5-year funding profile necessary to achieve these goals.

AERONAUTICS

For necessary expenses, not otherwise provided for, in the conduct and support of aeronautics research and development activi- ties, including research, development, operations, support, and serv- ices; maintenance and repair, facility planning and design; space

Science Appropriations Act, 2016.

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flight, spacecraft control, and communications activities; program management; personnel and related costs, including uniforms or allowances therefor, as authorized by sections 5901 and 5902 of title 5, United States Code; travel expenses; purchase and hire of passenger motor vehicles; and purchase, lease, charter, mainte- nance, and operation of mission and administrative aircraft,
$640,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017.

SPACE TECHNOLOGY

For necessary expenses, not otherwise provided for, in the conduct and support of space technology research and development activities, including research, development, operations, support, and services; maintenance and repair, facility planning and design; space flight, spacecraft control, and communications activities; pro- gram management; personnel and related costs, including uniforms or allowances therefor, as authorized by sections 5901 and 5902 of title 5, United States Code; travel expenses; purchase and hire of passenger motor vehicles; and purchase, lease, charter, mainte- nance, and operation of mission and administrative aircraft,
$686,500,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017: Pro- vided, That $133,000,000 shall be for the RESTORE satellite serv- icing program for completion of pre-formulation and initiation of formulation activities for RESTORE and such funds shall not sup- port activities solely needed for the asteroid redirect mission.

EXPLORATION

For necessary expenses, not otherwise provided for, in the conduct and support of exploration research and development activi- ties, including research, development, operations, support, and serv- ices; maintenance and repair, facility planning and design; space flight, spacecraft control, and communications activities; program management; personnel and related costs, including uniforms or allowances therefor, as authorized by sections 5901 and 5902 of title 5, United States Code; travel expenses; purchase and hire of passenger motor vehicles; and purchase, lease, charter, mainte- nance, and operation of mission and administrative aircraft,
$4,030,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017: Pro- vided, That not less than $1,270,000,000 shall be for the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle: Provided further, That not less than
$2,000,000,000 shall be for the Space Launch System (SLS) launch vehicle, which shall have a lift capability not less than 130 metric tons and which shall have core elements and an enhanced upper stage developed simultaneously: Provided further, That of the amounts provided for SLS, not less than $85,000,000 shall be for enhanced upper stage development: Provided further, That
$410,000,000 shall be for exploration ground systems: Provided further, That the National Aeronautics and Space Administration shall provide to the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate, concurrent with the annual budget submission, a 5-year budget profile and funding projection that adheres to a 70 percent Joint Confidence Level and is con- sistent with the Key Decision Point C (KDP–C) for the SLS and with the management agreement contained in the KDP–C for the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle: Provided further, That
$350,000,000 shall be for exploration research and development.

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SPACE OPERATIONS

For necessary expenses, not otherwise provided for, in the conduct and support of space operations research and development activities, including research, development, operations, support and services; space flight, spacecraft control and communications activi- ties, including operations, production, and services; maintenance and repair, facility planning and design; program management; personnel and related costs, including uniforms or allowances therefor, as authorized by sections 5901 and 5902 of title 5, United States Code; travel expenses; purchase and hire of passenger motor vehicles; and purchase, lease, charter, maintenance and operation of mission and administrative aircraft, $5,029,200,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017.

EDUCATION

For necessary expenses, not otherwise provided for, in the conduct and support of aerospace and aeronautical education research and development activities, including research, develop- ment, operations, support, and services; program management; per- sonnel and related costs, including uniforms or allowances therefor, as authorized by sections 5901 and 5902 of title 5, United States Code; travel expenses; purchase and hire of passenger motor vehicles; and purchase, lease, charter, maintenance, and operation of mission and administrative aircraft, $115,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017, of which $18,000,000 shall be for the Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research and $40,000,000 shall be for the National Space Grant College program.

SAFETY, SECURITY AND MISSION SERVICES

For necessary expenses, not otherwise provided for, in the conduct and support of science, aeronautics, space technology, explo- ration, space operations and education research and development activities, including research, development, operations, support, and services; maintenance and repair, facility planning and design; space flight, spacecraft control, and communications activities; pro- gram management; personnel and related costs, including uniforms or allowances therefor, as authorized by sections 5901 and 5902 of title 5, United States Code; travel expenses; purchase and hire of passenger motor vehicles; not to exceed $63,000 for official recep- tion and representation expenses; and purchase, lease, charter, maintenance, and operation of mission and administrative aircraft,
$2,768,600,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017.

CONSTRUCTION AND ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE AND RESTORATION

For necessary expenses for construction of facilities including repair, rehabilitation, revitalization, and modification of facilities, construction of new facilities and additions to existing facilities, facility planning and design, and restoration, and acquisition or condemnation of real property, as authorized by law, and environ- mental compliance and restoration, $388,900,000, to remain avail- able until September 30, 2021: Provided, That proceeds from leases deposited into this account shall be available for a period of 5

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51 USC 30103 note.

years to the extent and in amounts as provided in annual appropria- tions Acts: Provided further, That such proceeds referred to in the preceding proviso shall be available for obligation for fiscal year 2016 in an amount not to exceed $9,470,300: Provided further, That each annual budget request shall include an annual estimate of gross receipts and collections and proposed use of all funds collected pursuant to section 20145 of title 51, United States Code.

OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL

For necessary expenses of the Office of Inspector General in carrying out the Inspector General Act of 1978, $37,400,000, of which $500,000 shall remain available until September 30, 2017.

ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS)

Funds for any announced prize otherwise authorized shall remain available, without fiscal year limitation, until the prize is claimed or the offer is withdrawn.
Not to exceed 5 percent of any appropriation made available for the current fiscal year for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration in this Act may be transferred between such appro- priations, but no such appropriation, except as otherwise specifically provided, shall be increased by more than 10 percent by any such transfers. Balances so transferred shall be merged with and avail- able for the same purposes and the same time period as the appro- priations to which transferred. Any transfer pursuant to this provi- sion shall be treated as a reprogramming of funds under section
505 of this Act and shall not be available for obligation except in compliance with the procedures set forth in that section.
The spending plan required by this Act shall be provided by NASA at the theme, program, project and activity level. The spending plan, as well as any subsequent change of an amount established in that spending plan that meets the notification requirements of section 505 of this Act, shall be treated as a reprogramming under section 505 of this Act and shall not be available for obligation or expenditure except in compliance with the procedures set forth in that section.
The unexpired balances for Commercial Spaceflight Activities contained within the Exploration account may be transferred to the Space Operations account for such activities. Balances so trans- ferred shall be merged with the funds in the Space Operations account and shall be available under the same terms, conditions and period of time as previously appropriated.
For the closeout of all Space Shuttle contracts and associated programs, amounts that have expired but have not been cancelled in the Exploration, Space Operations, Human Space Flight, Space Flight Capabilities, and Exploration Capabilities appropriations accounts shall remain available through fiscal year 2025 for the liquidation of valid obligations incurred during the period of fiscal year 2001 through fiscal year 2013.

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NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION

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RESEARCH AND RELATED ACTIVITIES

For necessary expenses in carrying out the National Science
Foundation Act of 1950 (42 U.S.C. 1861 et seq.), and Public Law
86–209 (42 U.S.C. 1880 et seq.); services as authorized by section
3109 of title 5, United States Code; maintenance and operation
of aircraft and purchase of flight services for research support;
acquisition of aircraft; and authorized travel; $6,033,645,000, to
remain available until September 30, 2017, of which not to exceed
$540,000,000 shall remain available until expended for polar
research and operations support, and for reimbursement to other Federal agencies for operational and science support and logistical and other related activities for the United States Antarctic program: Provided, That receipts for scientific support services and materials furnished by the National Research Centers and other National Science Foundation supported research facilities may be credited to this appropriation.

MAJOR RESEARCH EQUIPMENT AND FACILITIES CONSTRUCTION

For necessary expenses for the acquisition, construction, commissioning, and upgrading of major research equipment, facili- ties, and other such capital assets pursuant to the National Science Foundation Act of 1950 (42 U.S.C. 1861 et seq.), including author- ized travel, $200,310,000, to remain available until expended.

EDUCATION AND HUMAN RESOURCES

For necessary expenses in carrying out science, mathematics and engineering education and human resources programs and activities pursuant to the National Science Foundation Act of 1950 (42 U.S.C. 1861 et seq.), including services as authorized by section
3109 of title 5, United States Code, authorized travel, and rental of conference rooms in the District of Columbia, $880,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017.

AGENCY OPERATIONS AND AWARD MANAGEMENT

For agency operations and award management necessary in carrying out the National Science Foundation Act of 1950 (42 U.S.C.
1861 et seq.); services authorized by section 3109 of title 5, United States Code; hire of passenger motor vehicles; uniforms or allow- ances therefor, as authorized by sections 5901 and 5902 of title
5, United States Code; rental of conference rooms in the District of Columbia; and reimbursement of the Department of Homeland Security for security guard services; $330,000,000: Provided, That not to exceed $8,280 is for official reception and representation expenses: Provided further, That contracts may be entered into under this heading in fiscal year 2016 for maintenance and oper- ation of facilities and for other services to be provided during the next fiscal year: Provided further, That of the amount provided for costs associated with the acquisition, occupancy, and related costs of new headquarters space, not more than $30,770,000 shall remain available until expended.

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OFFICE OF THE NATIONAL SCIENCE BOARD

For necessary expenses (including payment of salaries, author- ized travel, hire of passenger motor vehicles, the rental of conference rooms in the District of Columbia, and the employment of experts and consultants under section 3109 of title 5, United States Code) involved in carrying out section 4 of the National Science Founda- tion Act of 1950 (42 U.S.C. 1863) and Public Law 86–209 (42
U.S.C. 1880 et seq.), $4,370,000: Provided, That not to exceed
$2,500 shall be available for official reception and representation expenses.

OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL

For necessary expenses of the Office of Inspector General as authorized by the Inspector General Act of 1978, $15,160,000, of which $400,000 shall remain available until September 30, 2017.

ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISION

Not to exceed 5 percent of any appropriation made available for the current fiscal year for the National Science Foundation in this Act may be transferred between such appropriations, but no such appropriation shall be increased by more than 10 percent by any such transfers. Any transfer pursuant to this section shall be treated as a reprogramming of funds under section 505 of this Act and shall not be available for obligation except in compliance with the procedures set forth in that section.
This title may be cited as the ‘‘Science Appropriations Act,
2016’’.
TITLE IV RELATED AGENCIES COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For necessary expenses of the Commission on Civil Rights, including hire of passenger motor vehicles, $9,200,000: Provided, That none of the funds appropriated in this paragraph may be used to employ any individuals under Schedule C of subpart C of part 213 of title 5 of the Code of Federal Regulations exclusive of one special assistant for each Commissioner: Provided further, That none of the funds appropriated in this paragraph shall be used to reimburse Commissioners for more than 75 billable days, with the exception of the chairperson, who is permitted 125 billable days: Provided further, That none of the funds appropriated in this paragraph shall be used for any activity or expense that is not explicitly authorized by section 3 of the Civil Rights Commission Act of 1983 (42 U.S.C. 1975a).
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For necessary expenses of the Equal Employment Opportunity
Commission as authorized by title VII of the Civil Rights Act

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of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the
Equal Pay Act of 1963, the Americans with Disabilities Act of
1990, section 501 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Civil Rights
Act of 1991, the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act
(GINA) of 2008 (Public Law 110–233), the ADA Amendments Act
of 2008 (Public Law 110–325), and the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay
Act of 2009 (Public Law 111–2), including services as authorized
by section 3109 of title 5, United States Code; hire of passenger
motor vehicles as authorized by section 1343(b) of title 31, United
States Code; nonmonetary awards to private citizens; and up to
$29,500,000 for payments to State and local enforcement agencies
for authorized services to the Commission, $364,500,000: Provided,
That the Commission is authorized to make available for official reception and representation expenses not to exceed $2,250 from available funds: Provided further, That the Commission may take no action to implement any workforce repositioning, restructuring, or reorganization until such time as the Committees on Appropria- tions of the House of Representatives and the Senate have been notified of such proposals, in accordance with the reprogramming requirements of section 505 of this Act: Provided further, That the Chair is authorized to accept and use any gift or donation to carry out the work of the Commission.
INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For necessary expenses of the International Trade Commission, including hire of passenger motor vehicles and services as author- ized by section 3109 of title 5, United States Code, and not to exceed $2,250 for official reception and representation expenses,
$88,500,000, to remain available until expended.
LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATION PAYMENT TO THE LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATION
For payment to the Legal Services Corporation to carry out the purposes of the Legal Services Corporation Act of 1974,
$385,000,000, of which $352,000,000 is for basic field programs and required independent audits; $5,000,000 is for the Office of Inspector General, of which such amounts as may be necessary may be used to conduct additional audits of recipients; $19,000,000 is for management and grants oversight; $4,000,000 is for client self-help and information technology; $4,000,000 is for a Pro Bono Innovation Fund; and $1,000,000 is for loan repayment assistance: Provided, That the Legal Services Corporation may continue to provide locality pay to officers and employees at a rate no greater than that provided by the Federal Government to Washington, DC-based employees as authorized by section 5304 of title 5, United States Code, notwithstanding section 1005(d) of the Legal Services Corporation Act (42 U.S.C. 2996(d)): Provided further, That the authorities provided in section 205 of this Act shall be applicable to the Legal Services Corporation: Provided further, That, for the purposes of section 505 of this Act, the Legal Services Corporation shall be considered an agency of the United States Government.

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ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONLEGAL SERVICES CORPORATION

None of the funds appropriated in this Act to the Legal Services Corporation shall be expended for any purpose prohibited or limited by, or contrary to any of the provisions of, sections 501, 502,
503, 504, 505, and 506 of Public Law 105–119, and all funds appropriated in this Act to the Legal Services Corporation shall be subject to the same terms and conditions set forth in such sections, except that all references in sections 502 and 503 to
1997 and 1998 shall be deemed to refer instead to 2015 and 2016, respectively.
MARINE MAMMAL COMMISSION SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For necessary expenses of the Marine Mammal Commission as authorized by title II of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), $3,431,000.
OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For necessary expenses of the Office of the United States Trade Representative, including the hire of passenger motor vehicles and the employment of experts and consultants as authorized by section
3109 of title 5, United States Code, $54,500,000, of which $1,000,000 shall remain available until expended: Provided, That not to exceed
$124,000 shall be available for official reception and representation expenses.
STATE JUSTICE INSTITUTE SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For necessary expenses of the State Justice Institute, as author- ized by the State Justice Institute Authorization Act of 1984 (42
U.S.C. 10701 et seq.) $5,121,000, of which $500,000 shall remain available until September 30, 2017: Provided, That not to exceed
$2,250 shall be available for official reception and representation expenses: Provided further, That, for the purposes of section 505 of this Act, the State Justice Institute shall be considered an agency of the United States Government.
TITLE V GENERAL PROVISIONS (INCLUDING RESCISSIONS) (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)
SEC. 501. No part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall be used for publicity or propaganda purposes not authorized by the Congress.
SEC. 502. No part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall remain available for obligation beyond the current fiscal year unless expressly so provided herein.

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SEC. 503. The expenditure of any appropriation under this Act for any consulting service through procurement contract, pursu- ant to section 3109 of title 5, United States Code, shall be limited to those contracts where such expenditures are a matter of public record and available for public inspection, except where otherwise provided under existing law, or under existing Executive order issued pursuant to existing law.
SEC. 504. If any provision of this Act or the application of such provision to any person or circumstances shall be held invalid, the remainder of the Act and the application of each provision to persons or circumstances other than those as to which it is held invalid shall not be affected thereby.
SEC. 505. None of the funds provided under this Act, or provided under previous appropriations Acts to the agencies funded by this Act that remain available for obligation or expenditure in fiscal year 2016, or provided from any accounts in the Treasury of the United States derived by the collection of fees available to the agencies funded by this Act, shall be available for obligation or expenditure through a reprogramming of funds that: (1) creates or initiates a new program, project or activity; (2) eliminates a program, project or activity; (3) increases funds or personnel by any means for any project or activity for which funds have been denied or restricted; (4) relocates an office or employees; (5) reorga- nizes or renames offices, programs or activities; (6) contracts out or privatizes any functions or activities presently performed by Federal employees; (7) augments existing programs, projects or activities in excess of $500,000 or 10 percent, whichever is less, or reduces by 10 percent funding for any program, project or activity, or numbers of personnel by 10 percent; or (8) results from any general savings, including savings from a reduction in personnel, which would result in a change in existing programs, projects or activities as approved by Congress; unless the House and Senate Committees on Appropriations are notified 15 days in advance of such reprogramming of funds by agencies (excluding agencies of the Department of Justice) funded by this Act and
45 days in advance of such reprogramming of funds by agencies of the Department of Justice funded by this Act.
SEC. 506. (a) If it has been finally determined by a court or Federal agency that any person intentionally affixed a label bearing a ‘‘Made in America’’ inscription, or any inscription with the same meaning, to any product sold in or shipped to the United States that is not made in the United States, the person shall be ineligible to receive any contract or subcontract made with funds made available in this Act, pursuant to the debarment, suspension, and ineligibility procedures described in sections 9.400 through 9.409 of title 48, Code of Federal Regulations.
(b)(1) To the extent practicable, with respect to authorized purchases of promotional items, funds made available by this Act shall be used to purchase items that are manufactured, produced, or assembled in the United States, its territories or possessions. (2) The term ‘‘promotional items’’ has the meaning given the
term in OMB Circular A–87, Attachment B, Item (1)(f)(3).
SEC. 507. (a) The Departments of Commerce and Justice, the National Science Foundation, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration shall provide to the Committees on Appropria- tions of the House of Representatives and the Senate a quarterly report on the status of balances of appropriations at the account

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level. For unobligated, uncommitted balances and unobligated, com- mitted balances the quarterly reports shall separately identify the amounts attributable to each source year of appropriation from which the balances were derived. For balances that are obligated, but unexpended, the quarterly reports shall separately identify amounts by the year of obligation.
(b) The report described in subsection (a) shall be submitted within 30 days of the end of each quarter.
(c) If a department or agency is unable to fulfill any aspect of a reporting requirement described in subsection (a) due to a limitation of a current accounting system, the department or agency shall fulfill such aspect to the maximum extent practicable under such accounting system and shall identify and describe in each quarterly report the extent to which such aspect is not fulfilled.
SEC. 508. Any costs incurred by a department or agency funded under this Act resulting from, or to prevent, personnel actions taken in response to funding reductions included in this Act shall be absorbed within the total budgetary resources available to such department or agency: Provided, That the authority to transfer funds between appropriations accounts as may be necessary to carry out this section is provided in addition to authorities included elsewhere in this Act: Provided further, That use of funds to carry out this section shall be treated as a reprogramming of funds under section 505 of this Act and shall not be available for obligation or expenditure except in compliance with the procedures set forth in that section: Provided further, That for the Department of Com- merce, this section shall also apply to actions taken for the care and protection of loan collateral or grant property.
SEC. 509. None of the funds provided by this Act shall be available to promote the sale or export of tobacco or tobacco prod- ucts, or to seek the reduction or removal by any foreign country of restrictions on the marketing of tobacco or tobacco products, except for restrictions which are not applied equally to all tobacco or tobacco products of the same type.
SEC. 510. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, amounts deposited or available in the Fund established by section 1402 of chapter XIV of title II of Public Law 98–473 (42 U.S.C. 10601) in any fiscal year in excess of $3,042,000,000 shall not be available for obligation until the following fiscal year: Provided, That notwith- standing section 1402(d) of such Act, of the amounts available from the Fund for obligation, $10,000,000 shall remain available until expended to the Department of Justice Office of Inspector General for oversight and auditing purposes.
SEC. 511. None of the funds made available to the Department of Justice in this Act may be used to discriminate against or denigrate the religious or moral beliefs of students who participate
in programs for which financial assistance is provided from those
funds, or of the parents or legal guardians of such students.
SEC. 512. None of the funds made available in this Act may
be transferred to any department, agency, or instrumentality of
the United States Government, except pursuant to a transfer made
by, or transfer authority provided in, this Act or any other appro-
priations Act.
SEC. 513. Any funds provided in this Act used to implement
E-Government Initiatives shall be subject to the procedures set
forth in section 505 of this Act.

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SEC. 514. (a) The Inspectors General of the Department of Commerce, the Department of Justice, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the National Science Foundation, and the Legal Services Corporation shall conduct audits, pursuant to the Inspector General Act (5 U.S.C. App.), of grants or contracts for which funds are appropriated by this Act, and shall submit reports to Congress on the progress of such audits, which may include preliminary findings and a description of areas of particular interest, within 180 days after initiating such an audit and every
180 days thereafter until any such audit is completed.
(b) Within 60 days after the date on which an audit described in subsection (a) by an Inspector General is completed, the Sec- retary, Attorney General, Administrator, Director, or President, as appropriate, shall make the results of the audit available to the public on the Internet website maintained by the Department, Administration, Foundation, or Corporation, respectively. The results shall be made available in redacted form to exclude—
(1) any matter described in section 552(b) of title 5, United
States Code; and
(2) sensitive personal information for any individual, the public access to which could be used to commit identity theft or for other inappropriate or unlawful purposes.
(c) Any person awarded a grant or contract funded by amounts appropriated by this Act shall submit a statement to the Secretary of Commerce, the Attorney General, the Administrator, Director, or President, as appropriate, certifying that no funds derived from the grant or contract will be made available through a subcontract or in any other manner to another person who has a financial interest in the person awarded the grant or contract.
(d) The provisions of the preceding subsections of this section shall take effect 30 days after the date on which the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, in consultation with the Director of the Office of Government Ethics, determines that a uniform set of rules and requirements, substantially similar to the requirements in such subsections, consistently apply under the executive branch ethics program to all Federal departments, agencies, and entities.
SEC. 515. (a) None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available under this Act may be used by the Departments of Commerce and Justice, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, or the National Science Foundation to acquire a high-impact or moderate-impact information system, as defined for security categorization in the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) Federal Information Processing Standard Publication 199, ‘‘Standards for Security Categorization of Federal Information and Information Systems’’ unless the agency has— (1) reviewed the supply chain risk for the information
systems against criteria developed by NIST to inform acquisi- tion decisions for high-impact and moderate-impact information systems within the Federal Government;
(2) reviewed the supply chain risk from the presumptive awardee against available and relevant threat information pro- vided by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and other appropriate agencies; and
(3) in consultation with the FBI or other appropriate Fed- eral entity, conducted an assessment of any risk of cyber- espionage or sabotage associated with the acquisition of such

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system, including any risk associated with such system being produced, manufactured, or assembled by one or more entities identified by the United States Government as posing a cyber threat, including but not limited to, those that may be owned, directed, or subsidized by the People’s Republic of China.
(b) None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available under this Act may be used to acquire a high-impact or moderate- impact information system reviewed and assessed under subsection (a) unless the head of the assessing entity described in subsection (a) has—
(1) developed, in consultation with NIST and supply chain risk management experts, a mitigation strategy for any identi- fied risks;
(2) determined that the acquisition of such system is in the national interest of the United States; and
(3) reported that determination to the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate and the agency Inspector General.
(c) During fiscal year 2016—
(1) the FBI shall develop best practices for supply chain
risk management; and
(2) the Departments of Commerce and Justice, the National
Aeronautics and Space Administration, and the National
Science Foundation shall incorporate such practices into their
information technology procurement practices to the maximum
extent practicable.
SEC. 516. None of the funds made available in this Act shall
be used in any way whatsoever to support or justify the use of
torture by any official or contract employee of the United States
Government.
SEC. 517. (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law or
treaty, none of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available
under this Act or any other Act may be expended or obligated
by a department, agency, or instrumentality of the United States
to pay administrative expenses or to compensate an officer or
employee of the United States in connection with requiring an
export license for the export to Canada of components, parts, acces-
sories or attachments for firearms listed in Category I, section
121.1 of title 22, Code of Federal Regulations (International Traf-
ficking in Arms Regulations (ITAR), part 121, as it existed on
April 1, 2005) with a total value not exceeding $500 wholesale
in any transaction, provided that the conditions of subsection (b)
of this section are met by the exporting party for such articles.
(b) The foregoing exemption from obtaining an export license—
(1) does not exempt an exporter from filing any Shipper’s
Export Declaration or notification letter required by law, or from being otherwise eligible under the laws of the United States to possess, ship, transport, or export the articles enumer- ated in subsection (a); and
(2) does not permit the export without a license of—
(A) fully automatic firearms and components and parts
for such firearms, other than for end use by the Federal
Government, or a Provincial or Municipal Government of
Canada;
(B) barrels, cylinders, receivers (frames) or complete
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other than for end use by the Federal Government, or a Provincial or Municipal Government of Canada; or
(C) articles for export from Canada to another foreign destination.
(c) In accordance with this section, the District Directors of Customs and postmasters shall permit the permanent or temporary export without a license of any unclassified articles specified in subsection (a) to Canada for end use in Canada or return to the United States, or temporary import of Canadian-origin items from Canada for end use in the United States or return to Canada for a Canadian citizen.
(d) The President may require export licenses under this section on a temporary basis if the President determines, upon publication first in the Federal Register, that the Government of Canada has implemented or maintained inadequate import controls for the arti- cles specified in subsection (a), such that a significant diversion of such articles has and continues to take place for use in inter- national terrorism or in the escalation of a conflict in another nation. The President shall terminate the requirements of a license when reasons for the temporary requirements have ceased.
SEC. 518. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no department, agency, or instrumentality of the United States receiving appropriated funds under this Act or any other Act shall obligate or expend in any way such funds to pay administrative expenses or the compensation of any officer or employee of the United States to deny any application submitted pursuant to 22
U.S.C. 2778(b)(1)(B) and qualified pursuant to 27 CFR section
478.112 or .113, for a permit to import United States origin ‘‘curios or relics’’ firearms, parts, or ammunition.
SEC. 519. None of the funds made available in this Act may be used to include in any new bilateral or multilateral trade agree- ment the text of—
(1) paragraph 2 of article 16.7 of the United States-Singa- pore Free Trade Agreement;
(2) paragraph 4 of article 17.9 of the United States-Aus- tralia Free Trade Agreement; or
(3) paragraph 4 of article 15.9 of the United States-Morocco
Free Trade Agreement.
SEC. 520. None of the funds made available in this Act may be used to authorize or issue a national security letter in contraven- tion of any of the following laws authorizing the Federal Bureau of Investigation to issue national security letters: The Right to Financial Privacy Act; The Electronic Communications Privacy Act; The Fair Credit Reporting Act; The National Security Act of 1947; USA PATRIOT Act; USA FREEDOM Act of 2015; and the laws amended by these Acts.
SEC. 521. If at any time during any quarter, the program manager of a project within the jurisdiction of the Departments of Commerce or Justice, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, or the National Science Foundation totaling more than $75,000,000 has reasonable cause to believe that the total program cost has increased by 10 percent or more, the program manager shall immediately inform the respective Secretary, Administrator, or Director. The Secretary, Administrator, or Director shall notify the House and Senate Committees on Appro- priations within 30 days in writing of such increase, and shall include in such notice: the date on which such determination was

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made; a statement of the reasons for such increases; the action taken and proposed to be taken to control future cost growth of the project; changes made in the performance or schedule milestones and the degree to which such changes have contributed to the increase in total program costs or procurement costs; new estimates of the total project or procurement costs; and a statement validating that the project’s management structure is adequate to control total project or procurement costs.
SEC. 522. Funds appropriated by this Act, or made available by the transfer of funds in this Act, for intelligence or intelligence related activities are deemed to be specifically authorized by the Congress for purposes of section 504 of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C. 414) during fiscal year 2016 until the enactment of the Intelligence Authorization Act for fiscal year 2016.
SEC. 523. None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act may be used to enter into a contract in an amount greater than $5,000,000 or to award a grant in excess of such amount unless the prospective contractor or grantee certifies in writing to the agency awarding the contract or grant that, to the best of its knowledge and belief, the contractor or grantee has filed all Federal tax returns required during the three years preceding the certification, has not been convicted of a criminal offense under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, and has not, more than 90 days prior to certification, been notified of any unpaid Federal tax assessment for which the liability remains unsatisfied, unless the assessment is the subject of an installment agreement or offer in compromise that has been approved by the Internal Revenue Service and is not in default, or the assessment is the subject of a non-frivolous administrative or judicial proceeding.

(RESCISSIONS)

SEC. 524. (a) Of the unobligated balances from prior year appro- priations available to the Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration, Economic Development Assistance Programs, $10,000,000 are rescinded, not later than September
30, 2016.
(b) Of the unobligated balances available to the Department
of Justice, the following funds are hereby rescinded, not later than
September 30, 2016, from the following accounts in the specified amounts—
(1) ‘‘Working Capital Fund’’, $69,000,000;
(2) ‘‘United States Marshals Service, Federal Prisoner
Detention’’, $195,974,000;
(3) ‘‘Federal Bureau of Investigation, Salaries and
Expenses’’, $80,767,000 from fees collected to defray expenses
for the automation of fingerprint identification and criminal
justice information services and associated costs;
(4) ‘‘State and Local Law Enforcement Activities, Office
on Violence Against Women, Violence Against Women Preven-
tion and Prosecution Programs’’, $15,000,000;
(5) ‘‘State and Local Law Enforcement Activities, Office
of Justice Programs’’, $40,000,000;
(6) ‘‘State and Local Law Enforcement Activities, Commu-
nity Oriented Policing Services’’, $10,000,000; and
(7) ‘‘Legal Activities, Assets Forfeiture Fund’’, $458,000,000.

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(c) The Departments of Commerce and Justice shall submit to the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representa- tives and the Senate a report no later than September 1, 2016, specifying the amount of each rescission made pursuant to sub- sections (a) and (b).
SEC. 525. None of the funds made available in this Act may be used to purchase first class or premium airline travel in con- travention of sections 301–10.122 through 301–10.124 of title 41 of the Code of Federal Regulations.
SEC. 526. None of the funds made available in this Act may be used to send or otherwise pay for the attendance of more than
50 employees from a Federal department or agency, who are sta- tioned in the United States, at any single conference occurring outside the United States unless such conference is a law enforce- ment training or operational conference for law enforcement per- sonnel and the majority of Federal employees in attendance are law enforcement personnel stationed outside the United States.
SEC. 527. None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available in this or any other Act may be used to transfer, release, or assist in the transfer or release to or within the United States, its territories, or possessions Khalid Sheikh Mohammed or any other detainee who—
(1) is not a United States citizen or a member of the
Armed Forces of the United States; and
(2) is or was held on or after June 24, 2009, at the United
States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, by the Depart-
ment of Defense.
SEC. 528. (a) None of the funds appropriated or otherwise
made available in this or any other Act may be used to construct,
acquire, or modify any facility in the United States, its territories,
or possessions to house any individual described in subsection (c)
for the purposes of detention or imprisonment in the custody or
under the effective control of the Department of Defense.
(b) The prohibition in subsection (a) shall not apply to any
modification of facilities at United States Naval Station, Guanta-
namo Bay, Cuba.
(c) An individual described in this subsection is any individual
who, as of June 24, 2009, is located at United States Naval Station,
Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and who—
(1) is not a citizen of the United States or a member
of the Armed Forces of the United States; and
(2) is—
(A) in the custody or under the effective control of
the Department of Defense; or
(B) otherwise under detention at United States Naval
Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
SEC. 529. To the extent practicable, funds made available in
this Act should be used to purchase light bulbs that are ‘‘Energy
Star’’ qualified or have the ‘‘Federal Energy Management Program’’
designation.
SEC. 530. The Director of the Office of Management and Budget
shall instruct any department, agency, or instrumentality of the
United States receiving funds appropriated under this Act to track
undisbursed balances in expired grant accounts and include in
its annual performance plan and performance and accountability
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(1) Details on future action the department, agency, or instrumentality will take to resolve undisbursed balances in expired grant accounts.
(2) The method that the department, agency, or instrumen- tality uses to track undisbursed balances in expired grant accounts.
(3) Identification of undisbursed balances in expired grant accounts that may be returned to the Treasury of the United States.
(4) In the preceding 3 fiscal years, details on the total number of expired grant accounts with undisbursed balances (on the first day of each fiscal year) for the department, agency, or instrumentality and the total finances that have not been obligated to a specific project remaining in the accounts.
SEC. 531. (a) None of the funds made available by this Act may be used for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) or the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) to develop, design, plan, promulgate, implement, or execute a bilateral policy, program, order, or contract of any kind to partici- pate, collaborate, or coordinate bilaterally in any way with China or any Chinese-owned company unless such activities are specifi- cally authorized by a law enacted after the date of enactment of this Act.
(b) None of the funds made available by this Act may be used to effectuate the hosting of official Chinese visitors at facilities belonging to or utilized by NASA.
(c) The limitations described in subsections (a) and (b) shall not apply to activities which NASA or OSTP has certified—
(1) pose no risk of resulting in the transfer of technology, data, or other information with national security or economic security implications to China or a Chinese-owned company; and
(2) will not involve knowing interactions with officials who have been determined by the United States to have direct involvement with violations of human rights.
(d) Any certification made under subsection (c) shall be sub- mitted to the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Rep- resentatives and the Senate, and the Federal Bureau of Investiga- tion, no later than 30 days prior to the activity in question and shall include a description of the purpose of the activity, its agenda, its major participants, and its location and timing.
SEC. 532. None of the funds made available by this Act may be used to pay the salaries or expenses of personnel to deny, or fail to act on, an application for the importation of any model of shotgun if—
(1) all other requirements of law with respect to the pro- posed importation are met; and
(2) no application for the importation of such model of shotgun, in the same configuration, had been denied by the Attorney General prior to January 1, 2011, on the basis that the shotgun was not particularly suitable for or readily adapt- able to sporting purposes.
SEC. 533. (a) None of the funds made available in this Act may be used to maintain or establish a computer network unless such network blocks the viewing, downloading, and exchanging of pornography.

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(b) Nothing in subsection (a) shall limit the use of funds nec- essary for any Federal, State, tribal, or local law enforcement agency or any other entity carrying out criminal investigations, prosecution, adjudication, or other law enforcement- or victim assistance-related activity.
SEC. 534. The Departments of Commerce and Justice, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the National Science Foundation, the Commission on Civil Rights, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the International Trade Commission, the Legal Services Corporation, the Marine Mammal Commission, the Offices of Science and Technology Policy and the United States Trade Representative, and the State Justice Institute shall submit spending plans, signed by the respective department or agency head, to the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate within 45 days after the date of enactment of this Act.
SEC. 535. (a) The head of any executive branch department, agency, board, commission, or office funded by this Act shall submit annual reports to the Inspector General or senior ethics official for any entity without an Inspector General, regarding the costs and contracting procedures related to each conference held by any such department, agency, board, commission, or office during fiscal year 2016 for which the cost to the United States Government was more than $100,000.
(b) Each report submitted shall include, for each conference described in subsection (a) held during the applicable period—
(1) a description of its purpose;
(2) the number of participants attending;
(3) a detailed statement of the costs to the United States
Government, including—
(A) the cost of any food or beverages;
(B) the cost of any audio-visual services;
(C) the cost of employee or contractor travel to and
from the conference; and
(D) a discussion of the methodology used to determine
which costs relate to the conference; and
(4) a description of the contracting procedures used
including—
(A) whether contracts were awarded on a competitive
basis; and
(B) a discussion of any cost comparison conducted by
the departmental component or office in evaluating poten-
tial contractors for the conference.
(c) Within 15 days of the date of a conference held by any
executive branch department, agency, board, commission, or office
funded by this Act during fiscal year 2016 for which the cost to the United States Government was more than $20,000, the head of any such department, agency, board, commission, or office shall notify the Inspector General or senior ethics official for any entity without an Inspector General, of the date, location, and number of employees attending such conference.
(d) A grant or contract funded by amounts appropriated by this Act may not be used for the purpose of defraying the costs of a banquet or conference that is not directly and programmatically related to the purpose for which the grant or contract was awarded, such as a banquet or conference held in connection with planning,

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training, assessment, review, or other routine purposes related to a project funded by the grant or contract.
(e) None of the funds made available in this Act may be used for travel and conference activities that are not in compliance with Office of Management and Budget Memorandum M–12–12 dated May 11, 2012 or any subsequent revisions to that memo- randum.
SEC. 536. None of the funds made available by this Act may be obligated or expended to implement the Arms Trade Treaty until the Senate approves a resolution of ratification for the Treaty.
SEC. 537. The head of any executive branch department, agency, board, commission, or office funded by this Act shall require that all contracts within their purview that provide award fees link such fees to successful acquisition outcomes, specifying the terms of cost, schedule, and performance.
SEC. 538. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, none of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act may be used to pay award or incentive fees for contractor performance that has been judged to be below satisfactory perform- ance or for performance that does not meet the basic requirements of a contract.
SEC. 539. (a) None of the funds made available by this Act may be used to relinquish the responsibility of the National Tele- communications and Information Administration, during fiscal year
2016, with respect to Internet domain name system functions, including responsibility with respect to the authoritative root zone file and the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority functions.
(b) Nothwithstanding any other law, subsection (a) of this sec- tion shall not apply in fiscal year 2017.
SEC. 540. No funds provided in this Act shall be used to deny an Inspector General funded under this Act timely access to any records, documents, or other materials available to the department or agency over which that Inspector General has respon- sibilities under the Inspector General Act of 1978, or to prevent or impede that Inspector General’s access to such records, docu- ments, or other materials, under any provision of law, except a provision of law that expressly refers to the Inspector General and expressly limits the Inspector General’s right of access. A department or agency covered by this section shall provide its Inspector General with access to all such records, documents, and other materials in a timely manner. Each Inspector General shall ensure compliance with statutory limitations on disclosure relevant to the information provided by the establishment over which that Inspector General has responsibilities under the Inspector General Act of 1978. Each Inspector General covered by this section shall report to the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Rep-
resentatives and the Senate within 5 calendar days any failures
to comply with this requirement.
SEC. 541. The Department of Commerce, the National Aero-
nautics and Space Administration, and the National Science
Foundation shall provide a quarterly report to the Committees
on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate
on any official travel to China by any employee of such Department
or agency, including the purpose of such travel.
SEC. 542. None of the funds made available in this Act to
the Department of Justice may be used, with respect to any of

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the States of Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Con- necticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Ken- tucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Min- nesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming, or with respect to the District of Columbia, Guam, or Puerto Rico, to prevent any of them from implementing their own laws that authorize the use, distribution, possession, or cultivation of medical mari- juana.
SEC. 543. None of the funds made available by this Act may be used in contravention of section 7606 (‘‘Legitimacy of Industrial Hemp Research’’) of the Agricultural Act of 2014 (Public Law 113–
79) by the Department of Justice or the Drug Enforcement Adminis- tration.
This division may be cited as the ‘‘Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016’’.

DIVISION C—DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2016

TITLE I MILITARY PERSONNEL MILITARY PERSONNEL, ARMY
For pay, allowances, individual clothing, subsistence, interest
on deposits, gratuities, permanent change of station travel (including all expenses thereof for organizational movements), and expenses of temporary duty travel between permanent duty sta- tions, for members of the Army on active duty (except members of reserve components provided for elsewhere), cadets, and aviation cadets; for members of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps; and for payments pursuant to section 156 of Public Law 97–377, as amended (42 U.S.C. 402 note), and to the Department of Defense Military Retirement Fund, $41,045,562,000.
MILITARY PERSONNEL, NAVY
For pay, allowances, individual clothing, subsistence, interest on deposits, gratuities, permanent change of station travel (including all expenses thereof for organizational movements), and expenses of temporary duty travel between permanent duty sta- tions, for members of the Navy on active duty (except members of the Reserve provided for elsewhere), midshipmen, and aviation cadets; for members of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps; and for payments pursuant to section 156 of Public Law 97–377, as amended (42 U.S.C. 402 note), and to the Department of Defense Military Retirement Fund, $27,835,183,000.
MILITARY PERSONNEL, MARINE CORPS
For pay, allowances, individual clothing, subsistence, interest on deposits, gratuities, permanent change of station travel (including all expenses thereof for organizational movements), and

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expenses of temporary duty travel between permanent duty sta- tions, for members of the Marine Corps on active duty (except members of the Reserve provided for elsewhere); and for payments pursuant to section 156 of Public Law 97–377, as amended (42
U.S.C. 402 note), and to the Department of Defense Military Retire- ment Fund, $12,859,152,000.
MILITARY PERSONNEL, AIR FORCE
For pay, allowances, individual clothing, subsistence, interest on deposits, gratuities, permanent change of station travel (including all expenses thereof for organizational movements), and expenses of temporary duty travel between permanent duty sta- tions, for members of the Air Force on active duty (except members of reserve components provided for elsewhere), cadets, and aviation cadets; for members of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps; and for payments pursuant to section 156 of Public Law 97–377, as amended (42 U.S.C. 402 note), and to the Department of Defense Military Retirement Fund, $27,679,066,000.
RESERVE PERSONNEL, ARMY
For pay, allowances, clothing, subsistence, gratuities, travel, and related expenses for personnel of the Army Reserve on active duty under sections 10211, 10302, and 3038 of title 10, United States Code, or while serving on active duty under section 12301(d) of title 10, United States Code, in connection with performing duty specified in section 12310(a) of title 10, United States Code, or while undergoing reserve training, or while performing drills or equivalent duty or other duty, and expenses authorized by section
16131 of title 10, United States Code; and for payments to the
Department of Defense Military Retirement Fund, $4,463,164,000.
RESERVE PERSONNEL, NAVY
For pay, allowances, clothing, subsistence, gratuities, travel, and related expenses for personnel of the Navy Reserve on active duty under section 10211 of title 10, United States Code, or while serving on active duty under section 12301(d) of title 10, United States Code, in connection with performing duty specified in section
12310(a) of title 10, United States Code, or while undergoing reserve training, or while performing drills or equivalent duty, and expenses authorized by section 16131 of title 10, United States Code; and for payments to the Department of Defense Military Retirement Fund, $1,866,891,000.
RESERVE PERSONNEL, MARINE CORPS
For pay, allowances, clothing, subsistence, gratuities, travel, and related expenses for personnel of the Marine Corps Reserve on active duty under section 10211 of title 10, United States Code, or while serving on active duty under section 12301(d) of title
10, United States Code, in connection with performing duty specified in section 12310(a) of title 10, United States Code, or while under- going reserve training, or while performing drills or equivalent duty, and for members of the Marine Corps platoon leaders class, and expenses authorized by section 16131 of title 10, United States

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Code; and for payments to the Department of Defense Military
Retirement Fund, $702,481,000.
RESERVE PERSONNEL, AIR FORCE
For pay, allowances, clothing, subsistence, gratuities, travel, and related expenses for personnel of the Air Force Reserve on active duty under sections 10211, 10305, and 8038 of title 10, United States Code, or while serving on active duty under section
12301(d) of title 10, United States Code, in connection with per- forming duty specified in section 12310(a) of title 10, United States Code, or while undergoing reserve training, or while performing drills or equivalent duty or other duty, and expenses authorized by section 16131 of title 10, United States Code; and for payments to the Department of Defense Military Retirement Fund,
$1,682,942,000.
NATIONAL GUARD PERSONNEL, ARMY
For pay, allowances, clothing, subsistence, gratuities, travel, and related expenses for personnel of the Army National Guard while on duty under sections 10211, 10302, or 12402 of title 10 or section 708 of title 32, United States Code, or while serving on duty under section 12301(d) of title 10 or section 502(f) of title 32, United States Code, in connection with performing duty specified in section 12310(a) of title 10, United States Code, or while undergoing training, or while performing drills or equivalent duty or other duty, and expenses authorized by section 16131 of title 10, United States Code; and for payments to the Department of Defense Military Retirement Fund, $7,892,327,000.
NATIONAL GUARD PERSONNEL, AIR FORCE
For pay, allowances, clothing, subsistence, gratuities, travel, and related expenses for personnel of the Air National Guard on duty under sections 10211, 10305, or 12402 of title 10 or section
708 of title 32, United States Code, or while serving on duty under section 12301(d) of title 10 or section 502(f) of title 32, United States Code, in connection with performing duty specified in section 12310(a) of title 10, United States Code, or while under- going training, or while performing drills or equivalent duty or other duty, and expenses authorized by section 16131 of title 10, United States Code; and for payments to the Department of Defense Military Retirement Fund, $3,201,890,000.
TITLE II
OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE, ARMY
For expenses, not otherwise provided for, necessary for the
operation and maintenance of the Army, as authorized by law,
$32,399,440,000: Provided, That not to exceed $12,478,000 can be used for emergencies and extraordinary expenses, to be expended on the approval or authority of the Secretary of the Army, and payments may be made on his certificate of necessity for confidential military purposes.

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OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE, NAVY
For expenses, not otherwise provided for, necessary for the operation and maintenance of the Navy and the Marine Corps, as authorized by law, $39,600,172,000: Provided, That not to exceed
$15,055,000 can be used for emergencies and extraordinary expenses, to be expended on the approval or authority of the Sec- retary of the Navy, and payments may be made on his certificate of necessity for confidential military purposes.
OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE, MARINE CORPS
For expenses, not otherwise provided for, necessary for the operation and maintenance of the Marine Corps, as authorized by law, $5,718,074,000.
OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE, AIR FORCE
For expenses, not otherwise provided for, necessary for the operation and maintenance of the Air Force, as authorized by law,
$35,727,457,000: Provided, That not to exceed $7,699,000 can be used for emergencies and extraordinary expenses, to be expended on the approval or authority of the Secretary of the Air Force, and payments may be made on his certificate of necessity for confidential military purposes.
OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE, DEFENSE-WIDE (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)
For expenses, not otherwise provided for, necessary for the operation and maintenance of activities and agencies of the Depart- ment of Defense (other than the military departments), as author- ized by law, $32,105,040,000: Provided, That not more than
$15,000,000 may be used for the Combatant Commander Initiative Fund authorized under section 166a of title 10, United States Code: Provided further, That not to exceed $36,000,000 can be used for emergencies and extraordinary expenses, to be expended on the approval or authority of the Secretary of Defense, and payments may be made on his certificate of necessity for confidential military purposes: Provided further, That of the funds provided under this heading, not less than $35,045,000 shall be made avail- able for the Procurement Technical Assistance Cooperative Agree- ment Program, of which not less than $3,600,000 shall be available for centers defined in 10 U.S.C. 2411(1)(D): Provided further, That none of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act may be used to plan or implement the consolidation of a budget or appropriations liaison office of the Office of the Sec- retary of Defense, the office of the Secretary of a military depart- ment, or the service headquarters of one of the Armed Forces into a legislative affairs or legislative liaison office: Provided further, That $9,031,000, to remain available until expended, is available only for expenses relating to certain classified activities, and may be transferred as necessary by the Secretary of Defense to operation and maintenance appropriations or research, development, test and evaluation appropriations, to be merged with and to be available for the same time period as the appropriations to which transferred: Provided further, That any ceiling on the investment item unit

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cost of items that may be purchased with operation and mainte- nance funds shall not apply to the funds described in the preceding proviso: Provided further, That the transfer authority provided under this heading is in addition to any other transfer authority provided elsewhere in this Act.
OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE, ARMY RESERVE
For expenses, not otherwise provided for, necessary for the operation and maintenance, including training, organization, and administration, of the Army Reserve; repair of facilities and equip- ment; hire of passenger motor vehicles; travel and transportation; care of the dead; recruiting; procurement of services, supplies, and equipment; and communications, $2,646,911,000.
OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE, NAVY RESERVE
For expenses, not otherwise provided for, necessary for the operation and maintenance, including training, organization, and administration, of the Navy Reserve; repair of facilities and equip- ment; hire of passenger motor vehicles; travel and transportation; care of the dead; recruiting; procurement of services, supplies, and equipment; and communications, $998,481,000.
OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE, MARINE CORPS RESERVE
For expenses, not otherwise provided for, necessary for the operation and maintenance, including training, organization, and administration, of the Marine Corps Reserve; repair of facilities and equipment; hire of passenger motor vehicles; travel and transportation; care of the dead; recruiting; procurement of services, supplies, and equipment; and communications, $274,526,000.
OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE, AIR FORCE RESERVE
For expenses, not otherwise provided for, necessary for the operation and maintenance, including training, organization, and administration, of the Air Force Reserve; repair of facilities and equipment; hire of passenger motor vehicles; travel and transpor- tation; care of the dead; recruiting; procurement of services, sup- plies, and equipment; and communications, $2,980,768,000.
OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE, ARMY NATIONAL GUARD
For expenses of training, organizing, and administering the Army National Guard, including medical and hospital treatment and related expenses in non-Federal hospitals; maintenance, oper- ation, and repairs to structures and facilities; hire of passenger motor vehicles; personnel services in the National Guard Bureau; travel expenses (other than mileage), as authorized by law for Army personnel on active duty, for Army National Guard division, regimental, and battalion commanders while inspecting units in compliance with National Guard Bureau regulations when specifi- cally authorized by the Chief, National Guard Bureau; supplying and equipping the Army National Guard as authorized by law; and expenses of repair, modification, maintenance, and issue of supplies and equipment (including aircraft), $6,595,483,000.

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OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE, AIR NATIONAL GUARD
For expenses of training, organizing, and administering the Air National Guard, including medical and hospital treatment and related expenses in non-Federal hospitals; maintenance, operation, and repairs to structures and facilities; transportation of things, hire of passenger motor vehicles; supplying and equipping the Air National Guard, as authorized by law; expenses for repair, modifica- tion, maintenance, and issue of supplies and equipment, including those furnished from stocks under the control of agencies of the Department of Defense; travel expenses (other than mileage) on the same basis as authorized by law for Air National Guard per- sonnel on active Federal duty, for Air National Guard commanders while inspecting units in compliance with National Guard Bureau regulations when specifically authorized by the Chief, National Guard Bureau, $6,820,569,000.
UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE ARMED FORCES
For salaries and expenses necessary for the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, $14,078,000, of which not to exceed $5,000 may be used for official representation purposes.
ENVIRONMENTAL RESTORATION, ARMY (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)
For the Department of the Army, $234,829,000, to remain available until transferred: Provided, That the Secretary of the Army shall, upon determining that such funds are required for environmental restoration, reduction and recycling of hazardous waste, removal of unsafe buildings and debris of the Department of the Army, or for similar purposes, transfer the funds made available by this appropriation to other appropriations made avail- able to the Department of the Army, to be merged with and to be available for the same purposes and for the same time period as the appropriations to which transferred: Provided further, That upon a determination that all or part of the funds transferred from this appropriation are not necessary for the purposes provided herein, such amounts may be transferred back to this appropriation: Provided further, That the transfer authority provided under this heading is in addition to any other transfer authority provided elsewhere in this Act.
ENVIRONMENTAL RESTORATION, NAVY (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)
For the Department of the Navy, $300,000,000, to remain avail- able until transferred: Provided, That the Secretary of the Navy shall, upon determining that such funds are required for environ- mental restoration, reduction and recycling of hazardous waste, removal of unsafe buildings and debris of the Department of the Navy, or for similar purposes, transfer the funds made available by this appropriation to other appropriations made available to the Department of the Navy, to be merged with and to be available

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for the same purposes and for the same time period as the appro- priations to which transferred: Provided further, That upon a deter- mination that all or part of the funds transferred from this appro- priation are not necessary for the purposes provided herein, such amounts may be transferred back to this appropriation: Provided further, That the transfer authority provided under this heading is in addition to any other transfer authority provided elsewhere in this Act.
ENVIRONMENTAL RESTORATION, AIR FORCE (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)
For the Department of the Air Force, $368,131,000, to remain available until transferred: Provided, That the Secretary of the Air Force shall, upon determining that such funds are required for environmental restoration, reduction and recycling of hazardous waste, removal of unsafe buildings and debris of the Department of the Air Force, or for similar purposes, transfer the funds made available by this appropriation to other appropriations made avail- able to the Department of the Air Force, to be merged with and to be available for the same purposes and for the same time period as the appropriations to which transferred: Provided further, That upon a determination that all or part of the funds transferred from this appropriation are not necessary for the purposes provided herein, such amounts may be transferred back to this appropriation: Provided further, That the transfer authority provided under this heading is in addition to any other transfer authority provided elsewhere in this Act.
ENVIRONMENTAL RESTORATION, DEFENSE-WIDE (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)
For the Department of Defense, $8,232,000, to remain available until transferred: Provided, That the Secretary of Defense shall, upon determining that such funds are required for environmental restoration, reduction and recycling of hazardous waste, removal of unsafe buildings and debris of the Department of Defense, or for similar purposes, transfer the funds made available by this appropriation to other appropriations made available to the Depart- ment of Defense, to be merged with and to be available for the same purposes and for the same time period as the appropriations to which transferred: Provided further, That upon a determination that all or part of the funds transferred from this appropriation are not necessary for the purposes provided herein, such amounts may be transferred back to this appropriation: Provided further, That the transfer authority provided under this heading is in addi- tion to any other transfer authority provided elsewhere in this Act.
ENVIRONMENTAL RESTORATION, FORMERLY USED DEFENSE SITES (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)
For the Department of the Army, $231,217,000, to remain available until transferred: Provided, That the Secretary of the Army shall, upon determining that such funds are required for

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environmental restoration, reduction and recycling of hazardous waste, removal of unsafe buildings and debris at sites formerly used by the Department of Defense, transfer the funds made avail- able by this appropriation to other appropriations made available to the Department of the Army, to be merged with and to be available for the same purposes and for the same time period as the appropriations to which transferred: Provided further, That upon a determination that all or part of the funds transferred from this appropriation are not necessary for the purposes provided herein, such amounts may be transferred back to this appropriation: Provided further, That the transfer authority provided under this heading is in addition to any other transfer authority provided elsewhere in this Act.
OVERSEAS HUMANITARIAN, DISASTER, AND CIVIC AID
For expenses relating to the Overseas Humanitarian, Disaster, and Civic Aid programs of the Department of Defense (consisting of the programs provided under sections 401, 402, 404, 407, 2557, and 2561 of title 10, United States Code), $103,266,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017.
COOPERATIVE THREAT REDUCTION ACCOUNT
For assistance to the republics of the former Soviet Union and, with appropriate authorization by the Department of Defense and Department of State, to countries outside of the former Soviet Union, including assistance provided by contract or by grants, for facilitating the elimination and the safe and secure transportation and storage of nuclear, chemical and other weapons; for establishing programs to prevent the proliferation of weapons, weapons compo- nents, and weapon-related technology and expertise; for programs relating to the training and support of defense and military per- sonnel for demilitarization and protection of weapons, weapons components, and weapons technology and expertise, and for defense and military contacts, $358,496,000, to remain available until Sep- tember 30, 2018.
TITLE III PROCUREMENT
AIRCRAFT PROCUREMENT, ARMY
For construction, procurement, production, modification, and modernization of aircraft, equipment, including ordnance, ground handling equipment, spare parts, and accessories therefor; special- ized equipment and training devices; expansion of public and private plants, including the land necessary therefor, for the foregoing purposes, and such lands and interests therein, may be acquired, and construction prosecuted thereon prior to approval of title; and procurement and installation of equipment, appliances, and machine tools in public and private plants; reserve plant and Government and contractor-owned equipment layaway; and other expenses necessary for the foregoing purposes, $5,866,367,000, to remain available for obligation until September 30, 2018.

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MISSILE PROCUREMENT, ARMY
For construction, procurement, production, modification, and modernization of missiles, equipment, including ordnance, ground handling equipment, spare parts, and accessories therefor; special- ized equipment and training devices; expansion of public and private plants, including the land necessary therefor, for the foregoing purposes, and such lands and interests therein, may be acquired, and construction prosecuted thereon prior to approval of title; and procurement and installation of equipment, appliances, and machine tools in public and private plants; reserve plant and Government and contractor-owned equipment layaway; and other expenses necessary for the foregoing purposes, $1,600,957,000, to remain available for obligation until September 30, 2018.
PROCUREMENT OF WEAPONS AND TRACKED COMBAT VEHICLES, ARMY
For construction, procurement, production, and modification of weapons and tracked combat vehicles, equipment, including ord- nance, spare parts, and accessories therefor; specialized equipment and training devices; expansion of public and private plants, including the land necessary therefor, for the foregoing purposes, and such lands and interests therein, may be acquired, and construction prosecuted thereon prior to approval of title; and procurement and installation of equipment, appliances, and machine tools in public and private plants; reserve plant and Government and contractor-owned equipment layaway; and other expenses necessary for the foregoing purposes, $1,951,646,000, to remain available for obligation until September 30, 2018.
PROCUREMENT OF AMMUNITION, ARMY
For construction, procurement, production, and modification of ammunition, and accessories therefor; specialized equipment and training devices; expansion of public and private plants, including ammunition facilities, authorized by section 2854 of title 10, United States Code, and the land necessary therefor, for the foregoing purposes, and such lands and interests therein, may be acquired, and construction prosecuted thereon prior to approval of title; and procurement and installation of equipment, appliances, and machine tools in public and private plants; reserve plant and Government and contractor-owned equipment layaway; and other expenses necessary for the foregoing purposes, $1,245,426,000, to remain available for obligation until September 30, 2018.
OTHER PROCUREMENT, ARMY
For construction, procurement, production, and modification of vehicles, including tactical, support, and non-tracked combat vehicles; the purchase of passenger motor vehicles for replacement only; communications and electronic equipment; other support equipment; spare parts, ordnance, and accessories therefor; special- ized equipment and training devices; expansion of public and private plants, including the land necessary therefor, for the foregoing purposes, and such lands and interests therein, may be acquired, and construction prosecuted thereon prior to approval of title; and procurement and installation of equipment, appliances, and

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machine tools in public and private plants; reserve plant and Government and contractor-owned equipment layaway; and other expenses necessary for the foregoing purposes, $5,718,811,000, to remain available for obligation until September 30, 2018.
AIRCRAFT PROCUREMENT, NAVY
For construction, procurement, production, modification, and modernization of aircraft, equipment, including ordnance, spare parts, and accessories therefor; specialized equipment; expansion of public and private plants, including the land necessary therefor, and such lands and interests therein, may be acquired, and construction prosecuted thereon prior to approval of title; and procurement and installation of equipment, appliances, and machine tools in public and private plants; reserve plant and Government and contractor-owned equipment layaway,
$17,521,209,000, to remain available for obligation until September
30, 2018.
WEAPONS PROCUREMENT, NAVY
For construction, procurement, production, modification, and modernization of missiles, torpedoes, other weapons, and related support equipment including spare parts, and accessories therefor; expansion of public and private plants, including the land necessary therefor, and such lands and interests therein, may be acquired, and construction prosecuted thereon prior to approval of title; and procurement and installation of equipment, appliances, and machine tools in public and private plants; reserve plant and Government and contractor-owned equipment layaway,
$3,049,542,000, to remain available for obligation until September
30, 2018.
PROCUREMENT OF AMMUNITION, NAVY AND MARINE CORPS
For construction, procurement, production, and modification of ammunition, and accessories therefor; specialized equipment and training devices; expansion of public and private plants, including ammunition facilities, authorized by section 2854 of title 10, United States Code, and the land necessary therefor, for the foregoing purposes, and such lands and interests therein, may be acquired, and construction prosecuted thereon prior to approval of title; and procurement and installation of equipment, appliances, and machine tools in public and private plants; reserve plant and Government and contractor-owned equipment layaway; and other expenses necessary for the foregoing purposes, $651,920,000, to remain available for obligation until September 30, 2018.
SHIPBUILDING AND CONVERSION, NAVY
For expenses necessary for the construction, acquisition, or conversion of vessels as authorized by law, including armor and armament thereof, plant equipment, appliances, and machine tools and installation thereof in public and private plants; reserve plant and Government and contractor-owned equipment layaway; procurement of critical, long lead time components and designs for vessels to be constructed or converted in the future; and expan- sion of public and private plants, including land necessary therefor,

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and such lands and interests therein, may be acquired, and construction prosecuted thereon prior to approval of title, as follows:
Carrier Replacement Program, $1,569,571,000; Carrier Replacement Program (AP), $862,358,000; Virginia Class Submarine, $3,346,370,000; Virginia Class Submarine (AP), $1,971,840,000; CVN Refueling Overhauls, $637,588,000;
CVN Refueling Overhauls (AP), $14,951,000; DDG–1000 Program, $433,404,000;
DDG–51 Destroyer, $4,132,650,000; Littoral Combat Ship, $1,331,591,000; LPD–17, $550,000,000;
Afloat Forward Staging Base, $635,000,000; LHA Replacement (AP), $476,543,000;
LX(R) (AP), $250,000,000;
Joint High Speed Vessel, $225,000,000;
TAO Fleet Oiler, $674,190,000;
T–ATS(X) Fleet Tug, $75,000,000;
LCU Replacement, $34,000,000;
Moored Training Ship (AP), $138,200,000;
Ship to Shore Connector, $210,630,000;
Service Craft, $30,014,000;
LCAC Service Life Extension Program, $80,738,000;
YP Craft Maintenance/ROH/SLEP, $21,838,000; and
For outfitting, post delivery, conversions, and first destina-
tion transportation, $613,758,000.
Completion of Prior Year Shipbuilding Programs,
$389,305,000.
In all: $18,704,539,000, to remain available for obligation until
September 30, 2020: Provided, That additional obligations may
be incurred after September 30, 2020, for engineering services,
tests, evaluations, and other such budgeted work that must be
performed in the final stage of ship construction: Provided further,
That none of the funds provided under this heading for the construc-
tion or conversion of any naval vessel to be constructed in shipyards
in the United States shall be expended in foreign facilities for
the construction of major components of such vessel: Provided fur-

ther, That none of the funds provided under this heading shall

be used for the construction of any naval vessel in foreign shipyards.
OTHER PROCUREMENT, NAVY
For procurement, production, and modernization of support equipment and materials not otherwise provided for, Navy ordnance (except ordnance for new aircraft, new ships, and ships authorized for conversion); the purchase of passenger motor vehicles for replacement only; expansion of public and private plants, including the land necessary therefor, and such lands and interests therein, may be acquired, and construction prosecuted thereon prior to approval of title; and procurement and installation of equipment, appliances, and machine tools in public and private plants; reserve plant and Government and contractor-owned equipment layaway,
$6,484,257,000, to remain available for obligation until September
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PROCUREMENT, MARINE CORPS
For expenses necessary for the procurement, manufacture, and modification of missiles, armament, military equipment, spare parts, and accessories therefor; plant equipment, appliances, and machine tools, and installation thereof in public and private plants; reserve plant and Government and contractor-owned equipment layaway; vehicles for the Marine Corps, including the purchase of passenger motor vehicles for replacement only; and expansion of public and private plants, including land necessary therefor, and such lands and interests therein, may be acquired, and construction prosecuted thereon prior to approval of title,
$1,186,812,000, to remain available for obligation until September
30, 2018.
AIRCRAFT PROCUREMENT, AIR FORCE
For construction, procurement, and modification of aircraft and equipment, including armor and armament, specialized ground han- dling equipment, and training devices, spare parts, and accessories therefor; specialized equipment; expansion of public and private plants, Government-owned equipment and installation thereof in such plants, erection of structures, and acquisition of land, for the foregoing purposes, and such lands and interests therein, may be acquired, and construction prosecuted thereon prior to approval of title; reserve plant and Government and contractor-owned equip- ment layaway; and other expenses necessary for the foregoing pur- poses including rents and transportation of things, $15,756,853,000, to remain available for obligation until September 30, 2018.
MISSILE PROCUREMENT, AIR FORCE
For construction, procurement, and modification of missiles, rockets, and related equipment, including spare parts and acces- sories therefor; ground handling equipment, and training devices; expansion of public and private plants, Government-owned equip- ment and installation thereof in such plants, erection of structures, and acquisition of land, for the foregoing purposes, and such lands and interests therein, may be acquired, and construction prosecuted thereon prior to approval of title; reserve plant and Government and contractor-owned equipment layaway; and other expenses nec- essary for the foregoing purposes including rents and transportation of things, $2,912,131,000, to remain available for obligation until September 30, 2018.
SPACE PROCUREMENT, AIR FORCE
For construction, procurement, and modification of spacecraft, rockets, and related equipment, including spare parts and acces- sories therefor; ground handling equipment, and training devices; expansion of public and private plants, Government-owned equip- ment and installation thereof in such plants, erection of structures, and acquisition of land, for the foregoing purposes, and such lands and interests therein, may be acquired, and construction prosecuted thereon prior to approval of title; reserve plant and Government and contractor-owned equipment layaway; and other expenses nec- essary for the foregoing purposes including rents and transportation

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of things, $2,812,159,000, to remain available for obligation until
September 30, 2018.
PROCUREMENT OF AMMUNITION, AIR FORCE
For construction, procurement, production, and modification of ammunition, and accessories therefor; specialized equipment and training devices; expansion of public and private plants, including ammunition facilities, authorized by section 2854 of title 10, United States Code, and the land necessary therefor, for the foregoing purposes, and such lands and interests therein, may be acquired, and construction prosecuted thereon prior to approval of title; and procurement and installation of equipment, appliances, and machine tools in public and private plants; reserve plant and Government and contractor-owned equipment layaway; and other expenses necessary for the foregoing purposes, $1,744,993,000, to remain available for obligation until September 30, 2018.
OTHER PROCUREMENT, AIR FORCE
For procurement and modification of equipment (including ground guidance and electronic control equipment, and ground elec- tronic and communication equipment), and supplies, materials, and spare parts therefor, not otherwise provided for; the purchase of passenger motor vehicles for replacement only; lease of passenger motor vehicles; and expansion of public and private plants, Govern- ment-owned equipment and installation thereof in such plants, erection of structures, and acquisition of land, for the foregoing purposes, and such lands and interests therein, may be acquired, and construction prosecuted thereon, prior to approval of title; reserve plant and Government and contractor-owned equipment layaway, $18,311,882,000, to remain available for obligation until September 30, 2018.
PROCUREMENT, DEFENSE-WIDE
For expenses of activities and agencies of the Department of Defense (other than the military departments) necessary for procurement, production, and modification of equipment, supplies, materials, and spare parts therefor, not otherwise provided for; the purchase of passenger motor vehicles for replacement only; expansion of public and private plants, equipment, and installation thereof in such plants, erection of structures, and acquisition of land for the foregoing purposes, and such lands and interests therein, may be acquired, and construction prosecuted thereon prior to approval of title; reserve plant and Government and contractor- owned equipment layaway, $5,245,443,000, to remain available for obligation until September 30, 2018.
DEFENSE PRODUCTION ACT PURCHASES
For activities by the Department of Defense pursuant to sec- tions 108, 301, 302, and 303 of the Defense Production Act of
1950 (50 U.S.C. App. 2078, 2091, 2092, and 2093), $76,680,000, to remain available until expended.

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TITLE IV
RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, TEST AND EVALUATION RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, TEST AND EVALUATION, ARMY
For expenses necessary for basic and applied scientific research, development, test and evaluation, including maintenance, rehabilitation, lease, and operation of facilities and equipment,
$7,565,327,000, to remain available for obligation until September
30, 2017.
RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, TEST AND EVALUATION, NAVY
For expenses necessary for basic and applied scientific research, development, test and evaluation, including maintenance, rehabilitation, lease, and operation of facilities and equipment,
$18,117,677,000, to remain available for obligation until September
30, 2017: Provided, That funds appropriated in this paragraph which are available for the V–22 may be used to meet unique operational requirements of the Special Operations Forces.
RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, TEST AND EVALUATION, AIR FORCE
For expenses necessary for basic and applied scientific research, development, test and evaluation, including maintenance, rehabilitation, lease, and operation of facilities and equipment,
$25,217,148,000, to remain available for obligation until September
30, 2017.
RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, TEST AND EVALUATION, DEFENSE-WIDE (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)
For expenses of activities and agencies of the Department of
Defense (other than the military departments), necessary for basic and applied scientific research, development, test and evaluation; advanced research projects as may be designated and determined by the Secretary of Defense, pursuant to law; maintenance, rehabilitation, lease, and operation of facilities and equipment,
$18,695,955,000, to remain available for obligation until September
30, 2017: Provided, That, of the funds made available in this para- graph, $250,000,000 for the Defense Rapid Innovation Program shall only be available for expenses, not otherwise provided for, to include program management and oversight, to conduct research, development, test and evaluation to include proof of concept dem- onstration; engineering, testing, and validation; and transition to full-scale production: Provided further, That the Secretary of Defense may transfer funds provided herein for the Defense Rapid Innovation Program to appropriations for research, development, test and evaluation to accomplish the purpose provided herein: Provided further, That this transfer authority is in addition to any other transfer authority available to the Department of Defense: Provided further, That the Secretary of Defense shall, not fewer than 30 days prior to making transfers from this appropriation, notify the congressional defense committees in writing of the details of any such transfer.

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OPERATIONAL TEST AND EVALUATION, DEFENSE
For expenses, not otherwise provided for, necessary for the independent activities of the Director, Operational Test and Evalua- tion, in the direction and supervision of operational test and evalua- tion, including initial operational test and evaluation which is con- ducted prior to, and in support of, production decisions; joint oper- ational testing and evaluation; and administrative expenses in connection therewith, $188,558,000, to remain available for obliga- tion until September 30, 2017.
TITLE V
REVOLVING AND MANAGEMENT FUNDS DEFENSE WORKING CAPITAL FUNDS
For the Defense Working Capital Funds, $1,738,768,000.
NATIONAL DEFENSE SEALIFT FUND
For National Defense Sealift Fund programs, projects, and activities, and for expenses of the National Defense Reserve Fleet, as established by section 11 of the Merchant Ship Sales Act of
1946 (50 U.S.C. App. 1744), and for the necessary expenses to maintain and preserve a U.S.-flag merchant fleet to serve the national security needs of the United States, $474,164,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That none of the funds provided in this paragraph shall be used to award a new contract that provides for the acquisition of any of the following major components unless such components are manufactured in the United States: auxiliary equipment, including pumps, for all ship- board services; propulsion system components (engines, reduction gears, and propellers); shipboard cranes; and spreaders for ship- board cranes: Provided further, That the exercise of an option in a contract awarded through the obligation of previously appro- priated funds shall not be considered to be the award of a new contract: Provided further, That none of the funds provided in this paragraph shall be used to award a new contract for the construction, acquisition, or conversion of vessels, including procure- ment of critical, long lead time components and designs for vessels to be constructed or converted in the future: Provided further, That the Secretary of the military department responsible for such procurement may waive the restrictions in the first proviso on a case-by-case basis by certifying in writing to the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate that adequate domestic supplies are not available to meet Depart- ment of Defense requirements on a timely basis and that such an acquisition must be made in order to acquire capability for national security purposes.

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TITLE VI
OTHER DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE PROGRAMS DEFENSE HEALTH PROGRAM
For expenses, not otherwise provided for, for medical and health care programs of the Department of Defense as authorized by law, $32,329,490,000; of which $29,842,167,000 shall be for oper- ation and maintenance, of which not to exceed one percent shall remain available for obligation until September 30, 2017, and of which up to $14,579,612,000 may be available for contracts entered into under the TRICARE program; of which $365,390,000, to remain available for obligation until September 30, 2018, shall be for procurement; and of which $2,121,933,000, to remain available for obligation until September 30, 2017, shall be for research, develop- ment, test and evaluation: Provided, That, notwithstanding any other provision of law, of the amount made available under this heading for research, development, test and evaluation, not less than $8,000,000 shall be available for HIV prevention educational activities undertaken in connection with United States military training, exercises, and humanitarian assistance activities con- ducted primarily in African nations: Provided further, That of the funds provided under this heading for research, development, test and evaluation, not less than $943,300,000 shall be made available to the United States Army Medical Research and Materiel Com- mand to carry out the congressionally directed medical research programs.
CHEMICAL AGENTS AND MUNITIONS DESTRUCTION, DEFENSE
For expenses, not otherwise provided for, necessary for the destruction of the United States stockpile of lethal chemical agents and munitions in accordance with the provisions of section 1412 of the Department of Defense Authorization Act, 1986 (50 U.S.C.
1521), and for the destruction of other chemical warfare materials that are not in the chemical weapon stockpile, $699,821,000, of which $118,198,000 shall be for operation and maintenance, of which no less than $50,743,000 shall be for the Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program, consisting of $21,289,000 for activities on military installations and $29,454,000, to remain avail- able until September 30, 2017, to assist State and local govern- ments; $2,281,000 shall be for procurement, to remain available until September 30, 2018, of which $2,281,000 shall be for the Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program to assist State and local governments; and $579,342,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017, shall be for research, development, test and evaluation, of which $569,339,000 shall only be for the Assem- bled Chemical Weapons Alternatives program.
DRUG INTERDICTION AND COUNTER-DRUG ACTIVITIES, DEFENSE (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)
For drug interdiction and counter-drug activities of the Depart- ment of Defense, for transfer to appropriations available to the Department of Defense for military personnel of the reserve compo- nents serving under the provisions of title 10 and title 32, United

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States Code; for operation and maintenance; for procurement; and for research, development, test and evaluation, $1,050,598,000, of which $716,109,000 shall be for counter-narcotics support;
$121,589,000 shall be for the drug demand reduction program;
$192,900,000 shall be for the National Guard counter-drug program; and $20,000,000 shall be for the National Guard counter-drug schools program: Provided, That the funds appropriated under this heading shall be available for obligation for the same time period and for the same purpose as the appropriation to which transferred: Provided further, That upon a determination that all or part of the funds transferred from this appropriation are not necessary for the purposes provided herein, such amounts may be transferred back to this appropriation: Provided further, That the transfer authority provided under this heading is in addition to any other transfer authority contained elsewhere in this Act.
OFFICE OF THE INSPECTOR GENERAL
For expenses and activities of the Office of the Inspector Gen- eral in carrying out the provisions of the Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended, $312,559,000, of which $310,459,000 shall be for operation and maintenance, of which not to exceed $700,000 is available for emergencies and extraordinary expenses to be expended on the approval or authority of the Inspector General, and payments may be made on the Inspector General’s certificate of necessity for confidential military purposes; and of which
$2,100,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017, shall be for research, development, test and evaluation.
TITLE VII RELATED AGENCIES
CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY RETIREMENT AND DISABILITY
SYSTEM FUND
For payment to the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System Fund, to maintain the proper funding level for continuing the operation of the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System, $514,000,000.
INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY MANAGEMENT ACCOUNT
For necessary expenses of the Intelligence Community Manage- ment Account, $505,206,000.
TITLE VIII GENERAL PROVISIONS
SEC. 8001. No part of any appropriation contained in this
Act shall be used for publicity or propaganda purposes not author- ized by the Congress.
SEC. 8002. During the current fiscal year, provisions of law prohibiting the payment of compensation to, or employment of, any person not a citizen of the United States shall not apply to personnel of the Department of Defense: Provided, That salary increases granted to direct and indirect hire foreign national

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employees of the Department of Defense funded by this Act shall not be at a rate in excess of the percentage increase authorized by law for civilian employees of the Department of Defense whose pay is computed under the provisions of section 5332 of title 5, United States Code, or at a rate in excess of the percentage increase provided by the appropriate host nation to its own employees, whichever is higher: Provided further, That this section shall not apply to Department of Defense foreign service national employees serving at United States diplomatic missions whose pay is set by the Department of State under the Foreign Service Act of 1980: Provided further, That the limitations of this provision shall not apply to foreign national employees of the Department of Defense in the Republic of Turkey.
SEC. 8003. No part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall remain available for obligation beyond the current fiscal year, unless expressly so provided herein.
SEC. 8004. No more than 20 percent of the appropriations in this Act which are limited for obligation during the current fiscal year shall be obligated during the last 2 months of the fiscal year: Provided, That this section shall not apply to obligations for support of active duty training of reserve components or summer camp training of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps.

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SEC. 8005. Upon determination by the Secretary of Defense that such action is necessary in the national interest, he may, with the approval of the Office of Management and Budget, transfer not to exceed $4,500,000,000 of working capital funds of the Depart- ment of Defense or funds made available in this Act to the Depart- ment of Defense for military functions (except military construction) between such appropriations or funds or any subdivision thereof, to be merged with and to be available for the same purposes, and for the same time period, as the appropriation or fund to which transferred: Provided, That such authority to transfer may not be used unless for higher priority items, based on unforeseen military requirements, than those for which originally appropriated and in no case where the item for which funds are requested has been denied by the Congress: Provided further, That the Sec- retary of Defense shall notify the Congress promptly of all transfers made pursuant to this authority or any other authority in this Act: Provided further, That no part of the funds in this Act shall be available to prepare or present a request to the Committees on Appropriations for reprogramming of funds, unless for higher priority items, based on unforeseen military requirements, than those for which originally appropriated and in no case where the item for which reprogramming is requested has been denied by the Congress: Provided further, That a request for multiple reprogrammings of funds using authority provided in this section shall be made prior to June 30, 2016: Provided further, That trans- fers among military personnel appropriations shall not be taken into account for purposes of the limitation on the amount of funds that may be transferred under this section.
SEC. 8006. (a) With regard to the list of specific programs, projects, and activities (and the dollar amounts and adjustments to budget activities corresponding to such programs, projects, and activities) contained in the tables titled ‘‘Explanation of Project

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Level Adjustments’’ in the explanatory statement regarding this Act, the obligation and expenditure of amounts appropriated or otherwise made available in this Act for those programs, projects, and activities for which the amounts appropriated exceed the amounts requested are hereby required by law to be carried out in the manner provided by such tables to the same extent as if the tables were included in the text of this Act.
(b) Amounts specified in the referenced tables described in subsection (a) shall not be treated as subdivisions of appropriations for purposes of section 8005 of this Act: Provided, That section
8005 shall apply when transfers of the amounts described in sub- section (a) occur between appropriation accounts.
SEC. 8007. (a) Not later than 60 days after enactment of this Act, the Department of Defense shall submit a report to the congres- sional defense committees to establish the baseline for application of reprogramming and transfer authorities for fiscal year 2016: Provided, That the report shall include—
(1) a table for each appropriation with a separate column to display the President’s budget request, adjustments made by Congress, adjustments due to enacted rescissions, if appro- priate, and the fiscal year enacted level;
(2) a delineation in the table for each appropriation both by budget activity and program, project, and activity as detailed in the Budget Appendix; and
(3) an identification of items of special congressional interest.
(b) Notwithstanding section 8005 of this Act, none of the funds provided in this Act shall be available for reprogramming or transfer until the report identified in subsection (a) is submitted to the congressional defense committees, unless the Secretary of Defense certifies in writing to the congressional defense committees that such reprogramming or transfer is necessary as an emergency requirement: Provided, That this subsection shall not apply to trans- fers from the following appropriations accounts:
(1) ‘‘Environmental Restoration, Army’’; (2) ‘‘Environmental Restoration, Navy’’;
(3) ‘‘Environmental Restoration, Air Force’’;
(4) ‘‘Environmental Restoration, Defense-wide’’; and
(5) ‘‘Environmental Restoration, Formerly Used Defense
Sites’’.

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SEC. 8008. During the current fiscal year, cash balances in working capital funds of the Department of Defense established pursuant to section 2208 of title 10, United States Code, may be maintained in only such amounts as are necessary at any time for cash disbursements to be made from such funds: Provided, That transfers may be made between such funds: Provided further, That transfers may be made between working capital funds and the ‘‘Foreign Currency Fluctuations, Defense’’ appropriation and the ‘‘Operation and Maintenance’’ appropriation accounts in such amounts as may be determined by the Secretary of Defense, with the approval of the Office of Management and Budget, except that such transfers may not be made unless the Secretary of Defense has notified the Congress of the proposed transfer: Provided further, That except in amounts equal to the amounts appropriated to

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working capital funds in this Act, no obligations may be made against a working capital fund to procure or increase the value of war reserve material inventory, unless the Secretary of Defense has notified the Congress prior to any such obligation.
SEC. 8009. Funds appropriated by this Act may not be used to initiate a special access program without prior notification 30 calendar days in advance to the congressional defense committees.
SEC. 8010. None of the funds provided in this Act shall be available to initiate: (1) a multiyear contract that employs economic order quantity procurement in excess of $20,000,000 in any one year of the contract or that includes an unfunded contingent liability in excess of $20,000,000; or (2) a contract for advance procurement leading to a multiyear contract that employs economic order quantity procurement in excess of $20,000,000 in any one year, unless the congressional defense committees have been notified at least 30 days in advance of the proposed contract award: Pro- vided, That no part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall be available to initiate a multiyear contract for which the economic order quantity advance procurement is not funded at least to the limits of the Government’s liability: Provided further, That no part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall be available to initiate multiyear procurement contracts for any systems or component thereof if the value of the multiyear contract would exceed $500,000,000 unless specifically provided in this Act: Provided further, That no multiyear procurement contract can be terminated without 30-day prior notification to the congressional defense committees: Provided further, That the execution of multiyear authority shall require the use of a present value analysis to determine lowest cost compared to an annual procurement: Pro- vided further, That none of the funds provided in this Act may be used for a multiyear contract executed after the date of the enactment of this Act unless in the case of any such contract— (1) the Secretary of Defense has submitted to Congress
a budget request for full funding of units to be procured through the contract and, in the case of a contract for procurement of aircraft, that includes, for any aircraft unit to be procured through the contract for which procurement funds are requested in that budget request for production beyond advance procure- ment activities in the fiscal year covered by the budget, full funding of procurement of such unit in that fiscal year;
(2) cancellation provisions in the contract do not include consideration of recurring manufacturing costs of the contractor associated with the production of unfunded units to be delivered under the contract;
(3) the contract provides that payments to the contractor under the contract shall not be made in advance of incurred costs on funded units; and
(4) the contract does not provide for a price adjustment based on a failure to award a follow-on contract.
SEC. 8011. Within the funds appropriated for the operation and maintenance of the Armed Forces, funds are hereby appro- priated pursuant to section 401 of title 10, United States Code, for humanitarian and civic assistance costs under chapter 20 of title 10, United States Code. Such funds may also be obligated for humanitarian and civic assistance costs incidental to authorized operations and pursuant to authority granted in section 401 of chapter 20 of title 10, United States Code, and these obligations

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shall be reported as required by section 401(d) of title 10, United States Code: Provided, That funds available for operation and maintenance shall be available for providing humanitarian and similar assistance by using Civic Action Teams in the Trust Terri- tories of the Pacific Islands and freely associated states of Micro- nesia, pursuant to the Compact of Free Association as authorized by Public Law 99–239: Provided further, That upon a determination by the Secretary of the Army that such action is beneficial for graduate medical education programs conducted at Army medical facilities located in Hawaii, the Secretary of the Army may authorize the provision of medical services at such facilities and transpor- tation to such facilities, on a nonreimbursable basis, for civilian patients from American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, Palau, and Guam.
SEC. 8012. (a) During fiscal year 2016, the civilian personnel of the Department of Defense may not be managed on the basis of any end-strength, and the management of such personnel during that fiscal year shall not be subject to any constraint or limitation (known as an end-strength) on the number of such personnel who may be employed on the last day of such fiscal year.
(b) The fiscal year 2017 budget request for the Department of Defense as well as all justification material and other documenta- tion supporting the fiscal year 2017 Department of Defense budget request shall be prepared and submitted to the Congress as if subsections (a) and (b) of this provision were effective with regard to fiscal year 2017.
(c) As required by section 1107 of the National Defense
Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 (Public Law 113–66; 10
U.S.C. 2358 note) civilian personnel at the Department of Army Science and Technology Reinvention Laboratories may not be man- aged on the basis of the Table of Distribution and Allowances, and the management of the workforce strength shall be done in a manner consistent with the budget available with respect to such Laboratories.
(d) Nothing in this section shall be construed to apply to mili- tary (civilian) technicians.
SEC. 8013. None of the funds made available by this Act shall be used in any way, directly or indirectly, to influence congressional action on any legislation or appropriation matters pending before the Congress.
SEC. 8014. None of the funds appropriated by this Act shall be available for the basic pay and allowances of any member of the Army participating as a full-time student and receiving benefits paid by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs from the Department of Defense Education Benefits Fund when time spent as a full- time student is credited toward completion of a service commitment: Provided, That this section shall not apply to those members who have reenlisted with this option prior to October 1, 1987: Provided further, That this section applies only to active components of the Army.

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SEC. 8015. Funds appropriated in title III of this Act for the Department of Defense Pilot Mentor-Prote´ ge´ Program may be trans- ferred to any other appropriation contained in this Act solely for

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the purpose of implementing a Mentor-Prote´ ge´ Program develop- mental assistance agreement pursuant to section 831 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1991 (Public Law 101–510; 10 U.S.C. 2302 note), as amended, under the authority of this provision or any other transfer authority contained in this Act.
SEC. 8016. None of the funds in this Act may be available for the purchase by the Department of Defense (and its departments and agencies) of welded shipboard anchor and mooring chain 4 inches in diameter and under unless the anchor and mooring chain are manufactured in the United States from components which are substantially manufactured in the United States: Provided, That for the purpose of this section, the term ‘‘manufactured’’ shall include cutting, heat treating, quality control, testing of chain and welding (including the forging and shot blasting process): Provided further, That for the purpose of this section substantially all of the components of anchor and mooring chain shall be considered to be produced or manufactured in the United States if the aggre- gate cost of the components produced or manufactured in the United States exceeds the aggregate cost of the components produced or manufactured outside the United States: Provided further, That when adequate domestic supplies are not available to meet Depart- ment of Defense requirements on a timely basis, the Secretary of the service responsible for the procurement may waive this restriction on a case-by-case basis by certifying in writing to the Committees on Appropriations that such an acquisition must be made in order to acquire capability for national security purposes.
SEC. 8017. Of the amounts appropriated for ‘‘Working Capital Fund, Army’’, $145,000,000 shall be available to maintain competi- tive rates at the arsenals.
SEC. 8018. None of the funds available to the Department of Defense may be used to demilitarize or dispose of M–1 Carbines, M–1 Garand rifles, M–14 rifles, .22 caliber rifles, .30 caliber rifles, or M–1911 pistols, or to demilitarize or destroy small arms ammuni- tion or ammunition components that are not otherwise prohibited from commercial sale under Federal law, unless the small arms ammunition or ammunition components are certified by the Sec- retary of the Army or designee as unserviceable or unsafe for further use.
SEC. 8019. No more than $500,000 of the funds appropriated or made available in this Act shall be used during a single fiscal year for any single relocation of an organization, unit, activity or function of the Department of Defense into or within the National Capital Region: Provided, That the Secretary of Defense may waive this restriction on a case-by-case basis by certifying in writing to the congressional defense committees that such a relocation is required in the best interest of the Government.
SEC. 8020. Of the funds made available in this Act, $15,000,000 shall be available for incentive payments authorized by section
504 of the Indian Financing Act of 1974 (25 U.S.C. 1544): Provided, That a prime contractor or a subcontractor at any tier that makes a subcontract award to any subcontractor or supplier as defined in section 1544 of title 25, United States Code, or a small business owned and controlled by an individual or individuals defined under section 4221(9) of title 25, United States Code, shall be considered a contractor for the purposes of being allowed additional compensa- tion under section 504 of the Indian Financing Act of 1974 (25

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U.S.C. 1544) whenever the prime contract or subcontract amount is over $500,000 and involves the expenditure of funds appropriated by an Act making appropriations for the Department of Defense with respect to any fiscal year: Provided further, That notwith- standing section 1906 of title 41, United States Code, this section shall be applicable to any Department of Defense acquisition of supplies or services, including any contract and any subcontract at any tier for acquisition of commercial items produced or manufac- tured, in whole or in part, by any subcontractor or supplier defined in section 1544 of title 25, United States Code, or a small business owned and controlled by an individual or individuals defined under section 4221(9) of title 25, United States Code.
SEC. 8021. Funds appropriated by this Act for the Defense Media Activity shall not be used for any national or international political or psychological activities.
SEC. 8022. During the current fiscal year, the Department of Defense is authorized to incur obligations of not to exceed
$350,000,000 for purposes specified in section 2350j(c) of title 10, United States Code, in anticipation of receipt of contributions, only from the Government of Kuwait, under that section: Provided, That, upon receipt, such contributions from the Government of Kuwait shall be credited to the appropriations or fund which incurred such obligations.
SEC. 8023. (a) Of the funds made available in this Act, not less than $39,500,000 shall be available for the Civil Air Patrol Corporation, of which—
(1) $27,400,000 shall be available from ‘‘Operation and Maintenance, Air Force’’ to support Civil Air Patrol Corporation operation and maintenance, readiness, counter-drug activities, and drug demand reduction activities involving youth programs; (2) $10,400,000 shall be available from ‘‘Aircraft Procure-
ment, Air Force’’; and
(3) $1,700,000 shall be available from ‘‘Other Procurement, Air Force’’ for vehicle procurement.
(b) The Secretary of the Air Force should waive reimbursement for any funds used by the Civil Air Patrol for counter-drug activities in support of Federal, State, and local government agencies.
SEC. 8024. (a) None of the funds appropriated in this Act are available to establish a new Department of Defense (depart- ment) federally funded research and development center (FFRDC), either as a new entity, or as a separate entity administrated by an organization managing another FFRDC, or as a nonprofit mem- bership corporation consisting of a consortium of other FFRDCs and other nonprofit entities.
(b) No member of a Board of Directors, Trustees, Overseers, Advisory Group, Special Issues Panel, Visiting Committee, or any similar entity of a defense FFRDC, and no paid consultant to any defense FFRDC, except when acting in a technical advisory capacity, may be compensated for his or her services as a member of such entity, or as a paid consultant by more than one FFRDC in a fiscal year: Provided, That a member of any such entity referred to previously in this subsection shall be allowed travel expenses and per diem as authorized under the Federal Joint Travel Regulations, when engaged in the performance of membership duties.
(c) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, none of the funds available to the department from any source during fiscal

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year 2016 may be used by a defense FFRDC, through a fee or other payment mechanism, for construction of new buildings, for payment of cost sharing for projects funded by Government grants, for absorption of contract overruns, or for certain charitable con- tributions, not to include employee participation in community service and/or development: Provided, That up to 1 percent of funds provided in this Act for support of defense FFRDCs may be used for planning and design of scientific or engineering facilities: Provided further, That the Secretary of Defense shall notify the congressional defense committees 15 days in advance of exercising the authority in the previous proviso.
(d) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, of the funds available to the department during fiscal year 2016, not more than 5,750 staff years of technical effort (staff years) may be funded for defense FFRDCs: Provided, That, of the specific amount referred to previously in this subsection, not more than 1,125 staff years may be funded for the defense studies and analysis FFRDCs: Pro- vided further, That this subsection shall not apply to staff years funded in the National Intelligence Program (NIP) and the Military Intelligence Program (MIP).
(e) The Secretary of Defense shall, with the submission of the department’s fiscal year 2017 budget request, submit a report presenting the specific amounts of staff years of technical effort to be allocated for each defense FFRDC during that fiscal year and the associated budget estimates.
(f) Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, the total amount appropriated in this Act for FFRDCs is hereby reduced by $65,000,000.
SEC. 8025. None of the funds appropriated or made available in this Act shall be used to procure carbon, alloy, or armor steel plate for use in any Government-owned facility or property under the control of the Department of Defense which were not melted and rolled in the United States or Canada: Provided, That these procurement restrictions shall apply to any and all Federal Supply Class 9515, American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM) or American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) specifications of carbon, alloy or armor steel plate: Provided further, That the Secretary of the military department responsible for the procurement may waive this restriction on a case-by-case basis by certifying in writing to the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representa- tives and the Senate that adequate domestic supplies are not avail- able to meet Department of Defense requirements on a timely basis and that such an acquisition must be made in order to acquire capability for national security purposes: Provided further, That these restrictions shall not apply to contracts which are in being as of the date of the enactment of this Act.
SEC. 8026. For the purposes of this Act, the term ‘‘congressional defense committees’’ means the Armed Services Committee of the House of Representatives, the Armed Services Committee of the Senate, the Subcommittee on Defense of the Committee on Appro- priations of the Senate, and the Subcommittee on Defense of the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives.
SEC. 8027. During the current fiscal year, the Department of Defense may acquire the modification, depot maintenance and repair of aircraft, vehicles and vessels as well as the production of components and other Defense-related articles, through competi- tion between Department of Defense depot maintenance activities

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and private firms: Provided, That the Senior Acquisition Executive of the military department or Defense Agency concerned, with power of delegation, shall certify that successful bids include comparable estimates of all direct and indirect costs for both public and private bids: Provided further, That Office of Management and Budget Circular A–76 shall not apply to competitions conducted under this section.
SEC. 8028. (a)(1) If the Secretary of Defense, after consultation with the United States Trade Representative, determines that a foreign country which is party to an agreement described in para- graph (2) has violated the terms of the agreement by discriminating against certain types of products produced in the United States that are covered by the agreement, the Secretary of Defense shall rescind the Secretary’s blanket waiver of the Buy American Act with respect to such types of products produced in that foreign country.
(2) An agreement referred to in paragraph (1) is any reciprocal defense procurement memorandum of understanding, between the United States and a foreign country pursuant to which the Secretary of Defense has prospectively waived the Buy American Act for certain products in that country.
(b) The Secretary of Defense shall submit to the Congress a report on the amount of Department of Defense purchases from foreign entities in fiscal year 2016. Such report shall separately indicate the dollar value of items for which the Buy American Act was waived pursuant to any agreement described in subsection (a)(2), the Trade Agreement Act of 1979 (19 U.S.C. 2501 et seq.), or any international agreement to which the United States is a party.
(c) For purposes of this section, the term ‘‘Buy American Act’’
means chapter 83 of title 41, United States Code.
SEC. 8029. During the current fiscal year, amounts contained in the Department of Defense Overseas Military Facility Investment Recovery Account established by section 2921(c)(1) of the National Defense Authorization Act of 1991 (Public Law 101–510; 10 U.S.C.
2687 note) shall be available until expended for the payments specified by section 2921(c)(2) of that Act.
SEC. 8030. (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Secretary of the Air Force may convey at no cost to the Air Force, without consideration, to Indian tribes located in the States of Nevada, Idaho, North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Oregon, Minnesota, and Washington relocatable military housing units located at Grand Forks Air Force Base, Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mountain Home Air Force Base, Ellsworth Air Force Base, and Minot Air Force Base that are excess to the needs of the Air Force.
(b) The Secretary of the Air Force shall convey, at no cost to the Air Force, military housing units under subsection (a) in accordance with the request for such units that are submitted to the Secretary by the Operation Walking Shield Program on behalf of Indian tribes located in the States of Nevada, Idaho, North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Oregon, Minnesota, and Washington. Any such conveyance shall be subject to the condition that the housing units shall be removed within a reasonable period of time, as determined by the Secretary.
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subsection (a) before submitting requests to the Secretary of the
Air Force under subsection (b).
(d) In this section, the term ‘‘Indian tribe’’ means any recognized Indian tribe included on the current list published by the Secretary of the Interior under section 104 of the Federally Recognized Indian Tribe Act of 1994 (Public Law 103–454; 108 Stat. 4792; 25 U.S.C.
479a–1).
SEC. 8031. During the current fiscal year, appropriations which are available to the Department of Defense for operation and maintenance may be used to purchase items having an investment item unit cost of not more than $250,000.
SEC. 8032. None of the funds made available by this Act may be used to—
(1) disestablish, or prepare to disestablish, a Senior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps program in accordance with Depart- ment of Defense Instruction Number 1215.08, dated June 26,
2006; or
(2) close, downgrade from host to extension center, or place on probation a Senior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps program in accordance with the information paper of the Department of the Army titled ‘‘Army Senior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (SROTC) Program Review and Criteria’’, dated January
27, 2014.
SEC. 8033. The Secretary of Defense shall issue regulations to prohibit the sale of any tobacco or tobacco-related products in military resale outlets in the United States, its territories and possessions at a price below the most competitive price in the local community: Provided, That such regulations shall direct that the prices of tobacco or tobacco-related products in overseas military retail outlets shall be within the range of prices established for military retail system stores located in the United States.
SEC. 8034. (a) During the current fiscal year, none of the appropriations or funds available to the Department of Defense Working Capital Funds shall be used for the purchase of an invest- ment item for the purpose of acquiring a new inventory item for sale or anticipated sale during the current fiscal year or a subse- quent fiscal year to customers of the Department of Defense Working Capital Funds if such an item would not have been charge- able to the Department of Defense Business Operations Fund during fiscal year 1994 and if the purchase of such an investment item would be chargeable during the current fiscal year to appropriations made to the Department of Defense for procurement.
(b) The fiscal year 2017 budget request for the Department of Defense as well as all justification material and other documenta- tion supporting the fiscal year 2017 Department of Defense budget shall be prepared and submitted to the Congress on the basis that any equipment which was classified as an end item and funded in a procurement appropriation contained in this Act shall be budg- eted for in a proposed fiscal year 2017 procurement appropriation and not in the supply management business area or any other area or category of the Department of Defense Working Capital Funds.
SEC. 8035. None of the funds appropriated by this Act for programs of the Central Intelligence Agency shall remain available for obligation beyond the current fiscal year, except for funds appro- priated for the Reserve for Contingencies, which shall remain avail- able until September 30, 2017: Provided, That funds appropriated,

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transferred, or otherwise credited to the Central Intelligence Agency Central Services Working Capital Fund during this or any prior or subsequent fiscal year shall remain available until expended: Provided further, That any funds appropriated or transferred to the Central Intelligence Agency for advanced research and develop- ment acquisition, for agent operations, and for covert action pro- grams authorized by the President under section 503 of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C. 3093) shall remain available until September 30, 2017.
SEC. 8036. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, funds made available in this Act for the Defense Intelligence Agency may be used for the design, development, and deployment of Gen- eral Defense Intelligence Program intelligence communications and intelligence information systems for the Services, the Unified and Specified Commands, and the component commands.
SEC. 8037. Of the funds appropriated to the Department of Defense under the heading ‘‘Operation and Maintenance, Defense- Wide’’, not less than $12,000,000 shall be made available only for the mitigation of environmental impacts, including training and technical assistance to tribes, related administrative support, the gathering of information, documenting of environmental dam- age, and developing a system for prioritization of mitigation and cost to complete estimates for mitigation, on Indian lands resulting from Department of Defense activities.
SEC. 8038. (a) None of the funds appropriated in this Act may be expended by an entity of the Department of Defense unless the entity, in expending the funds, complies with the Buy American Act. For purposes of this subsection, the term ‘‘Buy American Act’’ means chapter 83 of title 41, United States Code.
(b) If the Secretary of Defense determines that a person has been convicted of intentionally affixing a label bearing a ‘‘Made in America’’ inscription to any product sold in or shipped to the United States that is not made in America, the Secretary shall determine, in accordance with section 2410f of title 10, United States Code, whether the person should be debarred from con- tracting with the Department of Defense.
(c) In the case of any equipment or products purchased with appropriations provided under this Act, it is the sense of the Con- gress that any entity of the Department of Defense, in expending the appropriation, purchase only American-made equipment and products, provided that American-made equipment and products are cost-competitive, quality competitive, and available in a timely fashion.
SEC. 8039. None of the funds appropriated by this Act and hereafter shall be available for a contract for studies, analysis, or consulting services entered into without competition on the basis of an unsolicited proposal unless the head of the activity responsible for the procurement determines—
(1) as a result of thorough technical evaluation, only one source is found fully qualified to perform the proposed work; (2) the purpose of the contract is to explore an unsolicited proposal which offers significant scientific or technological promise, represents the product of original thinking, and was
submitted in confidence by one source; or
(3) the purpose of the contract is to take advantage of unique and significant industrial accomplishment by a specific concern, or to insure that a new product or idea of a specific

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concern is given financial support: Provided, That this limita- tion shall not apply to contracts in an amount of less than
$25,000, contracts related to improvements of equipment that is in development or production, or contracts as to which a civilian official of the Department of Defense, who has been confirmed by the Senate, determines that the award of such contract is in the interest of the national defense.
SEC. 8040. (a) Except as provided in subsections (b) and (c), none of the funds made available by this Act may be used—
(1) to establish a field operating agency; or
(2) to pay the basic pay of a member of the Armed Forces or civilian employee of the department who is transferred or reassigned from a headquarters activity if the member or employee’s place of duty remains at the location of that head- quarters.
(b) The Secretary of Defense or Secretary of a military depart- ment may waive the limitations in subsection (a), on a case-by- case basis, if the Secretary determines, and certifies to the Commit- tees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate that the granting of the waiver will reduce the personnel requirements or the financial requirements of the department.
(c) This section does not apply to—
(1) field operating agencies funded within the National
Intelligence Program;
(2) an Army field operating agency established to eliminate, mitigate, or counter the effects of improvised explosive devices, and, as determined by the Secretary of the Army, other similar threats;
(3) an Army field operating agency established to improve the effectiveness and efficiencies of biometric activities and to integrate common biometric technologies throughout the Department of Defense; or
(4) an Air Force field operating agency established to administer the Air Force Mortuary Affairs Program and Mor- tuary Operations for the Department of Defense and authorized Federal entities.
SEC. 8041. (a) None of the funds appropriated by this Act shall be available to convert to contractor performance an activity or function of the Department of Defense that, on or after the date of the enactment of this Act, is performed by Department of Defense civilian employees unless—
(1) the conversion is based on the result of a public-private competition that includes a most efficient and cost effective organization plan developed by such activity or function;
(2) the Competitive Sourcing Official determines that, over all performance periods stated in the solicitation of offers for performance of the activity or function, the cost of performance of the activity or function by a contractor would be less costly to the Department of Defense by an amount that equals or exceeds the lesser of—
(A) 10 percent of the most efficient organization’s per- sonnel-related costs for performance of that activity or func- tion by Federal employees; or
(B) $10,000,000; and
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(A) not making an employer-sponsored health insur- ance plan available to the workers who are to be employed in the performance of that activity or function under the contract; or
(B) offering to such workers an employer-sponsored health benefits plan that requires the employer to con- tribute less towards the premium or subscription share than the amount that is paid by the Department of Defense for health benefits for civilian employees under chapter
89 of title 5, United States Code.
(b)(1) The Department of Defense, without regard to subsection (a) of this section or subsection (a), (b), or (c) of section 2461 of title 10, United States Code, and notwithstanding any adminis- trative regulation, requirement, or policy to the contrary shall have full authority to enter into a contract for the performance of any commercial or industrial type function of the Department of Defense that—
(A) is included on the procurement list established pursuant to section 2 of the Javits-Wagner-O’Day Act (section 8503 of title 41, United States Code);
(B) is planned to be converted to performance by a qualified nonprofit agency for the blind or by a qualified nonprofit agency for other severely handicapped individuals in accordance with that Act; or
(C) is planned to be converted to performance by a qualified firm under at least 51 percent ownership by an Indian tribe, as defined in section 4(e) of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (25 U.S.C. 450b(e)), or a Native Hawaiian Organization, as defined in section 8(a)(15) of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 637(a)(15)).
(2) This section shall not apply to depot contracts or contracts for depot maintenance as provided in sections 2469 and 2474 of title 10, United States Code.
(c) The conversion of any activity or function of the Department of Defense under the authority provided by this section shall be credited toward any competitive or outsourcing goal, target, or measurement that may be established by statute, regulation, or policy and is deemed to be awarded under the authority of, and in compliance with, subsection (h) of section 2304 of title 10, United States Code, for the competition or outsourcing of commercial activi- ties.

(RESCISSIONS)

SEC. 8042. Of the funds appropriated in Department of Defense Appropriations Acts, the following funds are hereby rescinded from the following accounts and programs in the specified amounts: Provided, That no amounts may be rescinded from amounts that were designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Oper- ations/Global War on Terrorism or as an emergency requirement pursuant to the Concurrent Resolution on the Budget or the Bal- anced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended:
‘‘Cooperative Threat Reduction Account’’, 2014/2016,
$15,000,000;
‘‘Aircraft Procurement, Army’’, 2014/2016, $9,295,000;
‘‘Other Procurement, Army’’, 2014/2016, $40,000,000;

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‘‘Aircraft Procurement, Navy’’, 2014/2016, $53,415,000;
‘‘Weapons Procurement, Navy’’, 2014/2016, $888,000;
‘‘Aircraft Procurement, Air Force’’, 2014/2016, $2,300,000;
‘‘Procurement of Ammunition, Air Force’’, 2014/2016,
$6,300,000;
‘‘Other Procurement, Air Force’’, 2014/2016, $90,000,000;
‘‘Aircraft Procurement, Army’’, 2015/2017, $25,000,000;
‘‘Procurement of Weapons and Tracked Combat Vehicles, Army’’, 2015/2017, $7,500,000;
‘‘Other Procurement, Army’’, 2015/2017, $30,000,000;
‘‘Aircraft Procurement, Navy’’, 2015/2017, $11,702,000;
‘‘Weapons Procurement, Navy’’, 2015/2017, $15,422,000;
‘‘Procurement of Ammunition, Navy and Marine Corps’’,
2015/2017, $8,906,000;
‘‘Procurement, Marine Corps’’, 2015/2017, $66,477,000;
‘‘Aircraft Procurement, Air Force’’, 2015/2017,
$199,046,000;
‘‘Missile Procurement, Air Force’’, 2015/2017, $212,000,000;
‘‘Other Procurement, Air Force’’, 2015/2017, $17,000,000;
‘‘Research, Development, Test and Evaluation, Army’’,
2015/2016, $9,299,000;
‘‘Research, Development, Test and Evaluation, Navy’’, 2015/
2016, $228,387,000;
‘‘Research, Development, Test and Evaluation, Air Force’’,
2015/2016, $718,500,000; and
‘‘Research, Development, Test and Evaluation, Defense- Wide’’, 2015/2016, $2,500,000.
SEC. 8043. None of the funds available in this Act may be used to reduce the authorized positions for military technicians (dual status) of the Army National Guard, Air National Guard, Army Reserve and Air Force Reserve for the purpose of applying any administratively imposed civilian personnel ceiling, freeze, or reduction on military technicians (dual status), unless such reduc- tions are a direct result of a reduction in military force structure.
SEC. 8044. None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available in this Act may be obligated or expended for assistance to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea unless specifically appropriated for that purpose.
SEC. 8045. Funds appropriated in this Act for operation and maintenance of the Military Departments, Combatant Commands and Defense Agencies shall be available for reimbursement of pay, allowances and other expenses which would otherwise be incurred against appropriations for the National Guard and Reserve when members of the National Guard and Reserve provide intelligence or counterintelligence support to Combatant Commands, Defense Agencies and Joint Intelligence Activities, including the activities and programs included within the National Intelligence Program and the Military Intelligence Program: Provided, That nothing in this section authorizes deviation from established Reserve and National Guard personnel and training procedures.
SEC. 8046. (a) None of the funds available to the Department of Defense for any fiscal year for drug interdiction or counter- drug activities may be transferred to any other department or agency of the United States except as specifically provided in an appropriations law.
(b) None of the funds available to the Central Intelligence
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activities may be transferred to any other department or agency of the United States except as specifically provided in an appropria- tions law.
SEC. 8047. None of the funds appropriated by this Act may be used for the procurement of ball and roller bearings other than those produced by a domestic source and of domestic origin: Pro- vided, That the Secretary of the military department responsible for such procurement may waive this restriction on a case-by- case basis by certifying in writing to the Committees on Appropria- tions of the House of Representatives and the Senate, that adequate domestic supplies are not available to meet Department of Defense requirements on a timely basis and that such an acquisition must be made in order to acquire capability for national security pur- poses: Provided further, That this restriction shall not apply to the purchase of ‘‘commercial items’’, as defined by section 103 of title 41, United States Code, except that the restriction shall apply to ball or roller bearings purchased as end items.
SEC. 8048. None of the funds made available by this Act for Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle service competitive procure- ments may be used unless the competitive procurements are open for award to all certified providers of Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle-class systems: Provided, That the award shall be made to the provider that offers the best value to the government: Pro- vided further, That notwithstanding any other provision of law, award may be made to a launch service provider competing with any certified launch vehicle in its inventory regardless of the country of origin of the rocket engine that will be used on its launch vehicle, in order to ensure robust competition and continued assured access to space.
SEC. 8049. In addition to the amounts appropriated or otherwise made available elsewhere in this Act, $44,000,000 is hereby appro- priated to the Department of Defense: Provided, That upon the determination of the Secretary of Defense that it shall serve the national interest, the Secretary shall make grants in the amounts specified as follows: $20,000,000 to the United Service Organizations and $24,000,000 to the Red Cross.
SEC. 8050. None of the funds in this Act may be used to purchase any supercomputer which is not manufactured in the United States, unless the Secretary of Defense certifies to the congressional defense committees that such an acquisition must be made in order to acquire capability for national security purposes that is not available from United States manufacturers.
SEC. 8051. Notwithstanding any other provision in this Act, the Small Business Innovation Research program and the Small Business Technology Transfer program set-asides shall be taken proportionally from all programs, projects, or activities to the extent they contribute to the extramural budget.
SEC. 8052. None of the funds available to the Department of Defense under this Act shall be obligated or expended to pay a contractor under a contract with the Department of Defense for costs of any amount paid by the contractor to an employee when—
(1) such costs are for a bonus or otherwise in excess of the normal salary paid by the contractor to the employee; and
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(INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

SEC. 8053. During the current fiscal year, no more than
$30,000,000 of appropriations made in this Act under the heading
‘‘Operation and Maintenance, Defense-Wide’’ may be transferred
to appropriations available for the pay of military personnel, to
be merged with, and to be available for the same time period
as the appropriations to which transferred, to be used in support
of such personnel in connection with support and services for eligible
organizations and activities outside the Department of Defense
pursuant to section 2012 of title 10, United States Code.
SEC. 8054. During the current fiscal year, in the case of an
appropriation account of the Department of Defense for which the
period of availability for obligation has expired or which has closed under the provisions of section 1552 of title 31, United States Code, and which has a negative unliquidated or unexpended bal- ance, an obligation or an adjustment of an obligation may be charged to any current appropriation account for the same purpose as the expired or closed account if—
(1) the obligation would have been properly chargeable (except as to amount) to the expired or closed account before the end of the period of availability or closing of that account; (2) the obligation is not otherwise properly chargeable to
any current appropriation account of the Department of
Defense; and
(3) in the case of an expired account, the obligation is
not chargeable to a current appropriation of the Department
of Defense under the provisions of section 1405(b)(8) of the
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1991, Public
Law 101–510, as amended (31 U.S.C. 1551 note): Provided,
That in the case of an expired account, if subsequent review
or investigation discloses that there was not in fact a negative
unliquidated or unexpended balance in the account, any charge
to a current account under the authority of this section shall
be reversed and recorded against the expired account: Provided

further, That the total amount charged to a current appropria-

tion under this section may not exceed an amount equal to
1 percent of the total appropriation for that account.
SEC. 8055. (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law,
the Chief of the National Guard Bureau may permit the use of
equipment of the National Guard Distance Learning Project by
any person or entity on a space-available, reimbursable basis. The
Chief of the National Guard Bureau shall establish the amount
of reimbursement for such use on a case-by-case basis.
(b) Amounts collected under subsection (a) shall be credited
to funds available for the National Guard Distance Learning Project
and be available to defray the costs associated with the use of
equipment of the project under that subsection. Such funds shall
be available for such purposes without fiscal year limitation.
SEC. 8056. None of the funds available to the Department
of Defense may be obligated to modify command and control rela-
tionships to give Fleet Forces Command operational and administra-
tive control of United States Navy forces assigned to the Pacific
fleet: Provided, That the command and control relationships which
existed on October 1, 2004, shall remain in force unless changes
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That this section does not apply to administrative control of Navy
Air and Missile Defense Command.

(INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

SEC. 8057. Of the funds appropriated in this Act under the heading ‘‘Operation and Maintenance, Defense-wide’’, $25,000,000 shall be for continued implementation and expansion of the Sexual Assault Special Victims’ Counsel Program: Provided, That the funds are made available for transfer to the Department of the Army, the Department of the Navy, and the Department of the Air Force: Provided further, That funds transferred shall be merged with and available for the same purposes and for the same time period as the appropriations to which the funds are transferred: Provided further, That this transfer authority is in addition to any other transfer authority provided in this Act.
SEC. 8058. None of the funds appropriated in title IV of this Act may be used to procure end-items for delivery to military forces for operational training, operational use or inventory require- ments: Provided, That this restriction does not apply to end-items used in development, prototyping, and test activities preceding and leading to acceptance for operational use: Provided further, That this restriction does not apply to programs funded within the National Intelligence Program: Provided further, That the Secretary of Defense may waive this restriction on a case-by-case basis by certifying in writing to the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate that it is in the national security interest to do so.
SEC. 8059. (a) The Secretary of Defense may, on a case-by- case basis, waive with respect to a foreign country each limitation on the procurement of defense items from foreign sources provided in law if the Secretary determines that the application of the limitation with respect to that country would invalidate cooperative programs entered into between the Department of Defense and the foreign country, or would invalidate reciprocal trade agreements for the procurement of defense items entered into under section
2531 of title 10, United States Code, and the country does not discriminate against the same or similar defense items produced in the United States for that country.
(b) Subsection (a) applies with respect to—
(1) contracts and subcontracts entered into on or after the date of the enactment of this Act; and
(2) options for the procurement of items that are exercised after such date under contracts that are entered into before such date if the option prices are adjusted for any reason other than the application of a waiver granted under subsection (a).
(c) Subsection (a) does not apply to a limitation regarding construction of public vessels, ball and roller bearings, food, and clothing or textile materials as defined by section XI (chapters
50–65) of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States and products classified under headings 4010, 4202, 4203, 6401 through 6406, 6505, 7019, 7218 through 7229, 7304.41 through
7304.49, 7306.40, 7502 through 7508, 8105, 8108, 8109, 8211, 8215, and 9404.
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or any other Act may be used to consolidate or relocate any element of a United States Air Force Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineer (RED HORSE) outside of the United States until the Secretary of the Air Force—
(1) completes an analysis and comparison of the cost and infrastructure investment required to consolidate or relocate a RED HORSE squadron outside of the United States versus within the United States;
(2) provides to the congressional defense committees a report detailing the findings of the cost analysis; and
(3) certifies in writing to the congressional defense commit- tees that the preferred site for the consolidation or relocation yields the greatest savings for the Air Force:

Provided, That the term ‘‘United States’’ in this section does not include any territory or possession of the United States.

SEC. 8061. None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this or other Department of Defense Appropriations Acts may be obligated or expended for the purpose of performing repairs or maintenance to military family housing units of the Department of Defense, including areas in such military family housing units that may be used for the purpose of conducting official Department of Defense business.
SEC. 8062. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, funds appropriated in this Act under the heading ‘‘Research, Development, Test and Evaluation, Defense-Wide’’ for any new start advanced concept technology demonstration project or joint capability dem- onstration project may only be obligated 45 days after a report, including a description of the project, the planned acquisition and transition strategy and its estimated annual and total cost, has been provided in writing to the congressional defense committees: Provided, That the Secretary of Defense may waive this restriction on a case-by-case basis by certifying to the congressional defense committees that it is in the national interest to do so.
SEC. 8063. The Secretary of Defense shall continue to provide a classified quarterly report to the House and Senate Appropriations Committees, Subcommittees on Defense on certain matters as directed in the classified annex accompanying this Act.
SEC. 8064. Notwithstanding section 12310(b) of title 10, United States Code, a Reserve who is a member of the National Guard serving on full-time National Guard duty under section 502(f) of title 32, United States Code, may perform duties in support of the ground-based elements of the National Ballistic Missile Defense System.
SEC. 8065. None of the funds provided in this Act may be used to transfer to any nongovernmental entity ammunition held by the Department of Defense that has a center-fire cartridge
and a United States military nomenclature designation of ‘‘armor
penetrator’’, ‘‘armor piercing (AP)’’, ‘‘armor piercing incendiary
(API)’’, or ‘‘armor-piercing incendiary tracer (API–T)’’, except to
an entity performing demilitarization services for the Department
of Defense under a contract that requires the entity to demonstrate
to the satisfaction of the Department of Defense that armor piercing
projectiles are either: (1) rendered incapable of reuse by the demili-
tarization process; or (2) used to manufacture ammunition pursuant
to a contract with the Department of Defense or the manufacture
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Export of Unclassified Military Articles issued by the Department of State.
SEC. 8066. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Chief of the National Guard Bureau, or his designee, may waive payment of all or part of the consideration that otherwise would be required under section 2667 of title 10, United States Code, in the case of a lease of personal property for a period not in excess of 1 year to any organization specified in section 508(d) of title 32, United States Code, or any other youth, social, or fraternal nonprofit organization as may be approved by the Chief of the National Guard Bureau, or his designee, on a case-by-case basis.
SEC. 8067. None of the funds appropriated by this Act shall be used for the support of any nonappropriated funds activity of the Department of Defense that procures malt beverages and wine with nonappropriated funds for resale (including such alcoholic beverages sold by the drink) on a military installation located in the United States unless such malt beverages and wine are procured within that State, or in the case of the District of Columbia, within the District of Columbia, in which the military installation is located: Provided, That, in a case in which the military installation is located in more than one State, purchases may be made in any State in which the installation is located: Provided further, That such local procurement requirements for malt beverages and wine shall apply to all alcoholic beverages only for military installations in States which are not contiguous with another State: Provided further, That alcoholic beverages other than wine and malt beverages, in contiguous States and the District of Columbia shall be procured from the most competitive source, price and other factors considered.

(INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

SEC. 8068. Of the amounts appropriated in this Act under the heading ‘‘Operation and Maintenance, Army’’, $76,611,750 shall remain available until expended: Provided, That, notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Secretary of Defense is authorized to transfer such funds to other activities of the Federal Government: Provided further, That the Secretary of Defense is authorized to enter into and carry out contracts for the acquisition of real prop- erty, construction, personal services, and operations related to projects carrying out the purposes of this section: Provided further, That contracts entered into under the authority of this section may provide for such indemnification as the Secretary determines to be necessary: Provided further, That projects authorized by this section shall comply with applicable Federal, State, and local law to the maximum extent consistent with the national security, as determined by the Secretary of Defense.
SEC. 8069. (a) None of the funds appropriated in this or any other Act may be used to take any action to modify—
(1) the appropriations account structure for the National Intelligence Program budget, including through the creation of a new appropriation or new appropriation account;
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(3) the process by which the National Intelligence Program appropriations are apportioned to the executing agencies; or (4) the process by which the National Intelligence Program
appropriations are allotted, obligated and disbursed.
(b) Nothing in section (a) shall be construed to prohibit the merger of programs or changes to the National Intelligence Program budget at or below the Expenditure Center level, provided such change is otherwise in accordance with paragraphs (a)(1)–(3).
(c) The Director of National Intelligence and the Secretary of Defense may jointly, only for the purposes of achieving auditable financial statements and improving fiscal reporting, study and develop detailed proposals for alternative financial management processes. Such study shall include a comprehensive counterintel- ligence risk assessment to ensure that none of the alternative processes will adversely affect counterintelligence.
(d) Upon development of the detailed proposals defined under subsection (c), the Director of National Intelligence and the Sec- retary of Defense shall—
(1) provide the proposed alternatives to all affected agen- cies;
(2) receive certification from all affected agencies attesting that the proposed alternatives will help achieve auditability, improve fiscal reporting, and will not adversely affect counter- intelligence; and
(3) not later than 30 days after receiving all necessary certifications under paragraph (2), present the proposed alter- natives and certifications to the congressional defense and intel- ligence committees.
(e) This section shall not be construed to alter or affect the application of section 1633 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 to the amounts made available by this Act.
SEC. 8070. In addition to amounts provided elsewhere in this Act, $5,000,000 is hereby appropriated to the Department of Defense, to remain available for obligation until expended: Provided, That notwithstanding any other provision of law, that upon the determination of the Secretary of Defense that it shall serve the national interest, these funds shall be available only for a grant to the Fisher House Foundation, Inc., only for the construction and furnishing of additional Fisher Houses to meet the needs of military family members when confronted with the illness or hos- pitalization of an eligible military beneficiary.

(INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

SEC. 8071. Of the amounts appropriated in this Act under the headings ‘‘Procurement, Defense-Wide’’ and ‘‘Research, Develop- ment, Test and Evaluation, Defense-Wide’’, $487,595,000 shall be for the Israeli Cooperative Programs: Provided, That of this amount,
$55,000,000 shall be for the Secretary of Defense to provide to the Government of Israel for the procurement of the Iron Dome defense system to counter short-range rocket threats, subject to the U.S.-Israel Iron Dome Procurement Agreement, as amended;
$286,526,000 shall be for the Short Range Ballistic Missile Defense (SRBMD) program, including cruise missile defense research and development under the SRBMD program, of which $150,000,000 shall be for production activities of SRBMD missiles in the United

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States and in Israel to meet Israel’s defense requirements consistent with each nation’s laws, regulations, and procedures, of which not more than $90,000,000, subject to previously established transfer procedures, may be obligated or expended until establishment of a U.S.-Israeli production agreement for SRBMD; $89,550,000 shall be for an upper-tier component to the Israeli Missile Defense Architecture, of which not more than $15,000,000, subject to pre- viously established transfer procedures, may be obligated or expended until establishment of a U.S.-Israeli production agree- ment; and $56,519,000 shall be for the Arrow System Improvement Program including development of a long range, ground and air- borne, detection suite: Provided further, That funds made available under this provision for production of missiles and missile compo- nents may be transferred to appropriations available for the procurement of weapons and equipment, to be merged with and to be available for the same time period and the same purposes as the appropriation to which transferred: Provided further, That the transfer authority provided under this provision is in addition to any other transfer authority contained in this Act.

(INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

SEC. 8072. Of the amounts appropriated in this Act under the heading ‘‘Shipbuilding and Conversion, Navy’’, $389,305,000 shall be available until September 30, 2016, to fund prior year shipbuilding cost increases: Provided, That upon enactment of this Act, the Secretary of the Navy shall transfer funds to the following appropriations in the amounts specified: Provided further, That the amounts transferred shall be merged with and be available for the same purposes as the appropriations to which transferred to:
(1) Under the heading ‘‘Shipbuilding and Conversion, Navy’’, 2008/2016: Carrier Replacement Program $123,760,000; (2) Under the heading ‘‘Shipbuilding and Conversion, Navy’’, 2009/2016: LPD–17 Amphibious Transport Dock Pro-
gram $22,860,000;
(3) Under the heading ‘‘Shipbuilding and Conversion,
Navy’’, 2012/2016: CVN Refueling Overhauls Program
$20,029,000;
(4) Under the heading ‘‘Shipbuilding and Conversion, Navy’’, 2012/2016: DDG–51 Destroyer $75,014,000;
(5) Under the heading ‘‘Shipbuilding and Conversion, Navy’’, 2012/2016: Littoral Combat Ship $82,674,000;
(6) Under the heading ‘‘Shipbuilding and Conversion, Navy’’, 2012/2016: LPD–17 Amphibious Transport Dock Pro- gram $38,733,000;
(7) Under the heading ‘‘Shipbuilding and Conversion, Navy’’, 2012/2016: Joint High Speed Vessel $22,597,000; and (8) Under the heading ‘‘Shipbuilding and Conversion,
Navy’’, 2013/2016: Joint High Speed Vessel $3,638,000.
SEC. 8073. Funds appropriated by this Act, or made available
by the transfer of funds in this Act, for intelligence activities are
deemed to be specifically authorized by the Congress for purposes
of section 504 of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C.
3094) during fiscal year 2016 until the enactment of the Intelligence
Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016.

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10 USC 221 note.

SEC. 8074. None of the funds provided in this Act shall be available for obligation or expenditure through a reprogramming of funds that creates or initiates a new program, project, or activity unless such program, project, or activity must be undertaken imme- diately in the interest of national security and only after written prior notification to the congressional defense committees.
SEC. 8075. The budget of the President for fiscal year 2017 submitted to the Congress pursuant to section 1105 of title 31, United States Code, shall include separate budget justification docu- ments for costs of United States Armed Forces’ participation in contingency operations for the Military Personnel accounts, the Operation and Maintenance accounts, the Procurement accounts, and the Research, Development, Test and Evaluation accounts: Provided, That these documents shall include a description of the funding requested for each contingency operation, for each military service, to include all Active and Reserve components, and for each appropriations account: Provided further, That these docu- ments shall include estimated costs for each element of expense or object class, a reconciliation of increases and decreases for each contingency operation, and programmatic data including, but not limited to, troop strength for each Active and Reserve component, and estimates of the major weapons systems deployed in support of each contingency: Provided further, That these documents shall include budget exhibits OP–5 and OP–32 (as defined in the Depart- ment of Defense Financial Management Regulation) for all contin- gency operations for the budget year and the two preceding fiscal years.
SEC. 8076. None of the funds in this Act may be used for research, development, test, evaluation, procurement or deployment of nuclear armed interceptors of a missile defense system.
SEC. 8077. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, to reflect savings due to favorable foreign exchange rates, the total amount appropriated in this Act is hereby reduced by
$1,500,789,000.
SEC. 8078. None of the funds appropriated or made available
in this Act shall be used to reduce or disestablish the operation
of the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron of the Air Force
Reserve, if such action would reduce the WC–130 Weather Recon-
naissance mission below the levels funded in this Act: Provided,
That the Air Force shall allow the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance
Squadron to perform other missions in support of national defense
requirements during the non-hurricane season.
SEC. 8079. None of the funds provided in this Act shall be
available for integration of foreign intelligence information unless
the information has been lawfully collected and processed during
the conduct of authorized foreign intelligence activities: Provided,
That information pertaining to United States persons shall only
be handled in accordance with protections provided in the Fourth
Amendment of the United States Constitution as implemented
through Executive Order No. 12333.

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(INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

SEC. 8080. The Secretary of Defense may transfer funds from any available Department of the Navy appropriation to any avail- able Navy ship construction appropriation for the purpose of liqui- dating necessary changes resulting from inflation, market fluctua- tions, or rate adjustments for any ship construction program appro- priated in law: Provided, That the Secretary may transfer not to exceed $20,000,000 under the authority provided by this section: Provided further, That the Secretary may not transfer any funds until 30 days after the proposed transfer has been reported to the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate, unless a response from the Committees is received sooner: Provided further, That any funds transferred pursuant to this section shall retain the same period of availability as when originally appropriated: Provided further, That the transfer authority provided by this section is in addition to any other transfer authority contained elsewhere in this Act.
SEC. 8081. (a) None of the funds appropriated by this Act may be used to transfer research and development, acquisition, or other program authority relating to current tactical unmanned aerial vehicles (TUAVs) from the Army.
(b) The Army shall retain responsibility for and operational control of the MQ–1C Gray Eagle Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) in order to support the Secretary of Defense in matters relating to the employment of unmanned aerial vehicles.
SEC. 8082. Up to $15,000,000 of the funds appropriated under the heading ‘‘Operation and Maintenance, Navy’’ may be made available for the Asia Pacific Regional Initiative Program for the purpose of enabling the Pacific Command to execute Theater Secu- rity Cooperation activities such as humanitarian assistance, and payment of incremental and personnel costs of training and exer- cising with foreign security forces: Provided, That funds made avail- able for this purpose may be used, notwithstanding any other funding authorities for humanitarian assistance, security assistance or combined exercise expenses: Provided further, That funds may not be obligated to provide assistance to any foreign country that is otherwise prohibited from receiving such type of assistance under any other provision of law.
SEC. 8083. None of the funds appropriated by this Act for programs of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence shall remain available for obligation beyond the current fiscal year, except for funds appropriated for research and technology, which shall remain available until September 30, 2017.
SEC. 8084. For purposes of section 1553(b) of title 31, United States Code, any subdivision of appropriations made in this Act under the heading ‘‘Shipbuilding and Conversion, Navy’’ shall be considered to be for the same purpose as any subdivision under the heading ‘‘Shipbuilding and Conversion, Navy’’ appropriations in any prior fiscal year, and the 1 percent limitation shall apply to the total amount of the appropriation.
SEC. 8085. (a) Not later than 60 days after the date of enact- ment of this Act, the Director of National Intelligence shall submit a report to the congressional intelligence committees to establish the baseline for application of reprogramming and transfer authori- ties for fiscal year 2016: Provided, That the report shall include—

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(1) a table for each appropriation with a separate column to display the President’s budget request, adjustments made by Congress, adjustments due to enacted rescissions, if appro- priate, and the fiscal year enacted level;
(2) a delineation in the table for each appropriation by
Expenditure Center and project; and
(3) an identification of items of special congressional
interest.
(b) None of the funds provided for the National Intelligence
Program in this Act shall be available for reprogramming or transfer
until the report identified in subsection (a) is submitted to the
congressional intelligence committees, unless the Director of
National Intelligence certifies in writing to the congressional intel-
ligence committees that such reprogramming or transfer is nec-
essary as an emergency requirement.
SEC. 8086. None of the funds made available by this Act may
be used to eliminate, restructure, or realign Army Contracting
Command–New Jersey or make disproportionate personnel reduc-
tions at any Army Contracting Command–New Jersey sites without
30-day prior notification to the congressional defense committees.
SEC. 8087. None of the funds made available by this Act may
be used to retire, divest, realign, or transfer RQ–4B Global Hawk
aircraft, or to disestablish or convert units associated with such
aircraft.
SEC. 8088. None of the funds made available by this Act for
excess defense articles, assistance under section 1206 of the
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2006 (Public
Law 109–163; 119 Stat. 3456), or peacekeeping operations for the
countries designated annually to be in violation of the standards
of the Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008 (Public Law 110–
457; 22 U.S.C. 2370c–1) may be used to support any military
training or operation that includes child soldiers, as defined by
the Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008, unless such assistance
is otherwise permitted under section 404 of the Child Soldiers
Prevention Act of 2008.

(INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

SEC. 8089. Of the funds appropriated in the Intelligence Community Management Account for the Program Manager for the Information Sharing Environment, $20,000,000 is available for transfer by the Director of National Intelligence to other depart- ments and agencies for purposes of Government-wide information sharing activities: Provided, That funds transferred under this provision are to be merged with and available for the same purposes and time period as the appropriation to which transferred: Provided further, That the Office of Management and Budget must approve any transfers made under this provision.
SEC. 8090. (a) None of the funds provided for the National Intelligence Program in this or any prior appropriations Act shall be available for obligation or expenditure through a reprogramming or transfer of funds in accordance with section 102A(d) of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C. 3024(d)) that—
(1) creates a new start effort;
(2) terminates a program with appropriated funding of
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(3) transfers funding into or out of the National Intelligence
Program; or
(4) transfers funding between appropriations, unless the
congressional intelligence committees are notified 30 days in
advance of such reprogramming of funds; this notification
period may be reduced for urgent national security require-
ments.
(b) None of the funds provided for the National Intelligence
Program in this or any prior appropriations Act shall be available
for obligation or expenditure through a reprogramming or transfer
of funds in accordance with section 102A(d) of the National Security
Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C. 3024(d)) that results in a cumulative increase
or decrease of the levels specified in the classified annex accom-
panying the Act unless the congressional intelligence committees
are notified 30 days in advance of such reprogramming of funds;
this notification period may be reduced for urgent national security
requirements.
SEC. 8091. The Director of National Intelligence shall submit
to Congress each year, at or about the time that the President’s
budget is submitted to Congress that year under section 1105(a)
of title 31, United States Code, a future-years intelligence program
(including associated annexes) reflecting the estimated expenditures
and proposed appropriations included in that budget. Any such
future-years intelligence program shall cover the fiscal year with
respect to which the budget is submitted and at least the four
succeeding fiscal years.
SEC. 8092. For the purposes of this Act, the term ‘‘congressional
intelligence committees’’ means the Permanent Select Committee
on Intelligence of the House of Representatives, the Select Com-
mittee on Intelligence of the Senate, the Subcommittee on Defense
of the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives,
and the Subcommittee on Defense of the Committee on Appropria-
tions of the Senate.
SEC. 8093. The Department of Defense shall continue to report
incremental contingency operations costs for Operation Inherent
Resolve, Operation Freedom’s Sentinel, and any named successor
operations, on a monthly basis and any other operation designated
and identified by the Secretary of Defense for the purposes of
section 127a of title 10, United States Code, on a semi-annual
basis in the Cost of War Execution Report as prescribed in the
Department of Defense Financial Management Regulation Depart-
ment of Defense Instruction 7000.14, Volume 12, Chapter 23
‘‘Contingency Operations’’, Annex 1, dated September 2005.

(INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

SEC. 8094. During the current fiscal year, not to exceed
$11,000,000 from each of the appropriations made in title II of
this Act for ‘‘Operation and Maintenance, Army’’, ‘‘Operation and
Maintenance, Navy’’, and ‘‘Operation and Maintenance, Air Force’’
may be transferred by the military department concerned to its
central fund established for Fisher Houses and Suites pursuant
to section 2493(d) of title 10, United States Code.

50 USC 3103 note.

10 USC 127a note.

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(INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

SEC. 8095. Funds appropriated by this Act for operation and maintenance may be available for the purpose of making remit- tances and transfer to the Defense Acquisition Workforce Develop- ment Fund in accordance with section 1705 of title 10, United States Code.
SEC. 8096. (a) Any agency receiving funds made available in this Act, shall, subject to subsections (b) and (c), post on the public Web site of that agency any report required to be submitted by the Congress in this or any other Act, upon the determination by the head of the agency that it shall serve the national interest.
(b) Subsection (a) shall not apply to a report if—
(1) the public posting of the report compromises national
security; or
(2) the report contains proprietary information.
(c) The head of the agency posting such report shall do so
only after such report has been made available to the requesting
Committee or Committees of Congress for no less than 45 days.
SEC. 8097. (a) None of the funds appropriated or otherwise
made available by this Act may be expended for any Federal con-
tract for an amount in excess of $1,000,000, unless the contractor agrees not to—
(1) enter into any agreement with any of its employees or independent contractors that requires, as a condition of employment, that the employee or independent contractor agree to resolve through arbitration any claim under title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 or any tort related to or arising out of sexual assault or harassment, including assault and battery, intentional infliction of emotional distress, false impris- onment, or negligent hiring, supervision, or retention; or
(2) take any action to enforce any provision of an existing agreement with an employee or independent contractor that mandates that the employee or independent contractor resolve through arbitration any claim under title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 or any tort related to or arising out of sexual assault or harassment, including assault and battery, inten- tional infliction of emotional distress, false imprisonment, or negligent hiring, supervision, or retention.
(b) None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act may be expended for any Federal contract unless the contractor certifies that it requires each covered subcontractor to agree not to enter into, and not to take any action to enforce any provision of, any agreement as described in paragraphs (1) and (2) of subsection (a), with respect to any employee or inde- pendent contractor performing work related to such subcontract. For purposes of this subsection, a ‘‘covered subcontractor’’ is an entity that has a subcontract in excess of $1,000,000 on a contract subject to subsection (a).
(c) The prohibitions in this section do not apply with respect to a contractor’s or subcontractor’s agreements with employees or independent contractors that may not be enforced in a court of the United States.
(d) The Secretary of Defense may waive the application of subsection (a) or (b) to a particular contractor or subcontractor for the purposes of a particular contract or subcontract if the Secretary or the Deputy Secretary personally determines that the

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waiver is necessary to avoid harm to national security interests of the United States, and that the term of the contract or sub- contract is not longer than necessary to avoid such harm. The determination shall set forth with specificity the grounds for the waiver and for the contract or subcontract term selected, and shall state any alternatives considered in lieu of a waiver and the reasons each such alternative would not avoid harm to national security interests of the United States. The Secretary of Defense shall transmit to Congress, and simultaneously make public, any deter- mination under this subsection not less than 15 business days before the contract or subcontract addressed in the determination may be awarded.

(INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

SEC. 8098. From within the funds appropriated for operation and maintenance for the Defense Health Program in this Act, up to $121,000,000, shall be available for transfer to the Joint Department of Defense-Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Facility Demonstration Fund in accordance with the provisions of section 1704 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010, Public Law 111–84: Provided, That for purposes of section 1704(b), the facility operations funded are operations of the integrated Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center, consisting of the North Chicago Veterans Affairs Medical Center, the Navy Ambulatory Care Center, and supporting facilities des- ignated as a combined Federal medical facility as described by section 706 of Public Law 110–417: Provided further, That addi- tional funds may be transferred from funds appropriated for oper- ation and maintenance for the Defense Health Program to the Joint Department of Defense-Department of Veterans Affairs Med- ical Facility Demonstration Fund upon written notification by the Secretary of Defense to the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate.
SEC. 8099. Appropriations available to the Department of Defense may be used for the purchase of heavy and light armored vehicles for the physical security of personnel or for force protection purposes up to a limit of $450,000 per vehicle, notwithstanding price or other limitations applicable to the purchase of passenger carrying vehicles.
SEC. 8100. None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act or any other Act may be used by the Depart- ment of Defense or a component thereof in contravention of the provisions of section 130h of title 10, United States Code (as added by section 1671 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016).
SEC. 8101. The Secretary of Defense shall report quarterly the numbers of civilian personnel end strength by appropriation
account for each and every appropriation account used to finance Federal civilian personnel salaries to the congressional defense committees within 15 days after the end of each fiscal quarter.

(INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

SEC. 8102. Upon a determination by the Director of National Intelligence that such action is necessary and in the national interest, the Director may, with the approval of the Office of Management and Budget, transfer not to exceed $1,500,000,000

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of the funds made available in this Act for the National Intelligence Program: Provided, That such authority to transfer may not be used unless for higher priority items, based on unforeseen intel- ligence requirements, than those for which originally appropriated and in no case where the item for which funds are requested has been denied by the Congress: Provided further, That a request for multiple reprogrammings of funds using authority provided in this section shall be made prior to June 30, 2016.
SEC. 8103. None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available in this or any other Act may be used to transfer, release, or assist in the transfer or release to or within the United States, its territories, or possessions Khalid Sheikh Mohammed or any other detainee who—
(1) is not a United States citizen or a member of the
Armed Forces of the United States; and
(2) is or was held on or after June 24, 2009, at United States Naval Station, Guanta´ namo Bay, Cuba, by the Depart- ment of Defense.
SEC. 8104. (a) None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available in this or any other Act may be used to construct, acquire, or modify any facility in the United States, its territories, or possessions to house any individual described in subsection (c) for the purposes of detention or imprisonment in the custody or under the effective control of the Department of Defense.
(b) The prohibition in subsection (a) shall not apply to any modification of facilities at United States Naval Station, Guanta´ namo Bay, Cuba.
(c) An individual described in this subsection is any individual who, as of June 24, 2009, is located at United States Naval Station, Guanta´ namo Bay, Cuba, and who—
(1) is not a citizen of the United States or a member of the Armed Forces of the United States; and
(2) is—
(A) in the custody or under the effective control of
the Department of Defense; or
(B) otherwise under detention at United States Naval
Station, Guanta´ namo Bay, Cuba.
SEC. 8105. None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made
available in this Act may be used to transfer any individual detained at United States Naval Station Guanta´ namo Bay, Cuba, to the custody or control of the individual’s country of origin, any other
foreign country, or any other foreign entity except in accordance with sections 1033 and 1034 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016.
SEC. 8106. None of the funds made available by this Act may be used in contravention of the War Powers Resolution (50 U.S.C.
1541 et seq.).

(INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

SEC. 8107. Of the amounts appropriated for ‘‘Operation and Maintenance, Navy’’, up to $1,000,000 shall be available for transfer to the John C. Stennis Center for Public Service Development Trust Fund established under section 116 of the John C. Stennis Center for Public Service Training and Development Act (2 U.S.C.
1105).

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SEC. 8108. None of the funds made available by this Act may be used by the Department of Defense or any other Federal agency to lease or purchase new light duty vehicles, for any executive fleet, or for any agency’s fleet inventory, except in accordance with Presidential Memorandum-Federal Fleet Performance, dated May
24, 2011.
SEC. 8109. (a) None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this or any other Act may be used by the Secretary of Defense, or any other official or officer of the Depart- ment of Defense, to enter into a contract, memorandum of under- standing, or cooperative agreement with, or make a grant to, or provide a loan or loan guarantee to Rosoboronexport or any sub- sidiary of Rosoboronexport.
(b) The Secretary of Defense may waive the limitation in sub- section (a) if the Secretary, in consultation with the Secretary of State and the Director of National Intelligence, determines that it is in the vital national security interest of the United States to do so, and certifies in writing to the congressional defense committees that, to the best of the Secretary’s knowledge:
(1) Rosoboronexport has ceased the transfer of lethal mili- tary equipment to, and the maintenance of existing lethal mili- tary equipment for, the Government of the Syrian Arab Republic;
(2) The armed forces of the Russian Federation have with- drawn from Crimea, other than armed forces present on mili- tary bases subject to agreements in force between the Govern- ment of the Russian Federation and the Government of Ukraine; and
(3) Agents of the Russian Federation have ceased taking active measures to destabilize the control of the Government of Ukraine over eastern Ukraine.
(c) The Inspector General of the Department of Defense shall conduct a review of any action involving Rosoboronexport with respect to a waiver issued by the Secretary of Defense pursuant to subsection (b), and not later than 90 days after the date on which such a waiver is issued by the Secretary of Defense, the Inspector General shall submit to the congressional defense commit- tees a report containing the results of the review conducted with respect to such waiver.
SEC. 8110. None of the funds made available in this Act may be used for the purchase or manufacture of a flag of the United States unless such flags are treated as covered items under section
2533a(b) of title 10, United States Code.
SEC. 8111. (a) Of the funds appropriated in this Act for the Department of Defense, amounts may be made available, under such regulations as the Secretary of Defense may prescribe, to local military commanders appointed by the Secretary, or by an officer or employee designated by the Secretary, to provide at their discretion ex gratia payments in amounts consistent with subsection (d) of this section for damage, personal injury, or death that is incident to combat operations of the Armed Forces in a foreign country.
(b) An ex gratia payment under this section may be provided only if—

10 USC 2731 note.

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(2) a claim for damages would not be compensable under chapter 163 of title 10, United States Code (commonly known as the ‘‘Foreign Claims Act’’); and
(3) the property damage, personal injury, or death was not caused by action by an enemy.
(c) NATURE OF PAYMENTS.—Any payments provided under a program under subsection (a) shall not be considered an admission or acknowledgement of any legal obligation to compensate for any damage, personal injury, or death.
(d) AMOUNT OF PAYMENTS.—If the Secretary of Defense deter- mines a program under subsection (a) to be appropriate in a par- ticular setting, the amounts of payments, if any, to be provided to civilians determined to have suffered harm incident to combat operations of the Armed Forces under the program should be deter- mined pursuant to regulations prescribed by the Secretary and based on an assessment, which should include such factors as cultural appropriateness and prevailing economic conditions.
(e) LEGAL ADVICE.—Local military commanders shall receive legal advice before making ex gratia payments under this sub- section. The legal advisor, under regulations of the Department of Defense, shall advise on whether an ex gratia payment is proper under this section and applicable Department of Defense regula- tions.
(f) WRITTEN RECORD.—A written record of any ex gratia pay- ment offered or denied shall be kept by the local commander and on a timely basis submitted to the appropriate office in the Depart- ment of Defense as determined by the Secretary of Defense.
(g) REPORT.—The Secretary of Defense shall report to the congressional defense committees on an annual basis the efficacy of the ex gratia payment program including the number of types of cases considered, amounts offered, the response from ex gratia payment recipients, and any recommended modifications to the program.
SEC. 8112. None of the funds available in this Act to the Department of Defense, other than appropriations made for nec- essary or routine refurbishments, upgrades or maintenance activi- ties, shall be used to reduce or to prepare to reduce the number of deployed and non-deployed strategic delivery vehicles and launchers below the levels set forth in the report submitted to Congress in accordance with section 1042 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012.
SEC. 8113. The Secretary of Defense shall post grant awards on a public Web site in a searchable format.
SEC. 8114. None of the funds made available by this Act may be used to realign forces at Lajes Air Force Base, Azores, Portugal, until the Secretary of Defense certifies to the congressional defense
committees that the Secretary of Defense has determined, based
on an analysis of operational requirements, that Lajes Air Force
Base is not an optimal location for the Joint Intelligence Analysis
Complex.
SEC. 8115. None of the funds made available by this Act may
be used to fund the performance of a flight demonstration team
at a location outside of the United States: Provided, That this
prohibition applies only if a performance of a flight demonstration
team at a location within the United States was canceled during
the current fiscal year due to insufficient funding.

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SEC. 8116. None of the funds made available by this Act may be used by the National Security Agency to—
(1) conduct an acquisition pursuant to section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 for the purpose of targeting a United States person; or
(2) acquire, monitor, or store the contents (as such term is defined in section 2510(8) of title 18, United States Code) of any electronic communication of a United States person from a provider of electronic communication services to the public pursuant to section 501 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978.

(INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

SEC. 8117. In addition to amounts provided elsewhere in this Act for basic allowance for housing for military personnel, including active duty, reserve and National Guard personnel, $300,000,000 is hereby appropriated to the Department of Defense and made available for transfer only to military personnel accounts: Provided, That the transfer authority provided under this heading is in addi- tion to any other transfer authority provided elsewhere in this Act.
SEC. 8118. None of the funds made available by this Act may be obligated or expended to implement the Arms Trade Treaty until the Senate approves a resolution of ratification for the Treaty.
SEC. 8119. None of the funds made available in this or any other Act may be used to pay the salary of any officer or employee of any agency funded by this Act who approves or implements the transfer of administrative responsibilities or budgetary resources of any program, project, or activity financed by this Act to the jurisdiction of another Federal agency not financed by this Act without the express authorization of Congress: Provided, That this limitation shall not apply to transfers of funds expressly pro- vided for in Defense Appropriations Acts, or provisions of Acts providing supplemental appropriations for the Department of Defense.
SEC. 8120. None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act may be used in contravention of section
1054 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year
2016, regarding transfer of AH–64 Apache helicopters from the
Army National Guard to regular Army.
SEC. 8121. None of the funds made available in this Act may
be obligated for activities authorized under section 1208 of the
Ronald W. Reagan National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal
Year 2005 (Public Law 112–81; 125 Stat. 1621) to initiate support
for, or expand support to, foreign forces, irregular forces, groups,
or individuals unless the congressional defense committees are noti-
fied in accordance with the direction contained in the classified
annex accompanying this Act, not less than 15 days before initiating
such support: Provided, That none of the funds made available
in this Act may be used under section 1208 for any activity that
is not in support of an ongoing military operation being conducted
by United States Special Operations Forces to combat terrorism:

Provided further, That the Secretary of Defense may waive the

prohibitions in this section if the Secretary determines that such
waiver is required by extraordinary circumstances and, by not

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later than 72 hours after making such waiver, notifies the congres- sional defense committees of such waiver.
SEC. 8122. None of the funds made available by this Act may be used with respect to Iraq in contravention of the War Powers Resolution (50 U.S.C. 1541 et seq.), including for the introduction of United States armed forces into hostilities in Iraq, into situations in Iraq where imminent involvement in hostilities is clearly indicated by the circumstances, or into Iraqi territory, airspace, or waters while equipped for combat, in contravention of the congressional consultation and reporting requirements of sections
3 and 4 of such Resolution (50 U.S.C. 1542 and 1543).
SEC. 8123. None of the funds made available by this Act may
be used to divest, retire, transfer, or place in storage or on backup
aircraft inventory status, or prepare to divest, retire, transfer, or
place in storage or on backup aircraft inventory status, any A–
10 aircraft, or to disestablish any units of the active or reserve
component associated with such aircraft.
SEC. 8124. Of the funds provided for ‘‘Research, Development,
Test and Evaluation, Defense-Wide’’ in this Act, not less than
$2,800,000 shall be used to support the Department’s activities
related to the implementation of the Digital Accountability and
Transparency Act (Public Law 113–101; 31 U.S.C. 6101 note) and
to support the implementation of a uniform procurement instrument
identifier as described in subpart 4.16 of Title 48, Code of Federal
Regulations, to include changes in business processes, workforce,
or information technology.
SEC. 8125. None of the funds provided in this Act for the
T–AO(X) program shall be used to award a new contract that
provides for the acquisition of the following components unless
those components are manufactured in the United States: Auxiliary
equipment (including pumps) for shipboard services; propulsion
equipment (including engines, reduction gears, and propellers); ship-
board cranes; and spreaders for shipboard cranes: Provided, That
the Secretary of the military department responsible for such
procurement may waive these restrictions on a case-by-case basis
by certifying in writing to the Committees on Appropriations of
the House of Representatives and the Senate that adequate domestic supplies are not available to meet Department of Defense requirements on a timely and cost competitive basis and that such an acquisition must be made in order to acquire capability for national security purposes.
SEC. 8126. The amounts appropriated in title II of this Act are hereby reduced by $389,000,000 to reflect excess cash balances in Department of Defense Working Capital Funds, as follows:
(1) From ‘‘Operation and Maintenance, Army’’,
$138,000,000;
(2) From ‘‘Operation and Maintenance, Air Force’’,
$251,000,000.

(RESCISSION)

SEC. 8127. Of the unobligated balances available to the Depart- ment of Defense, the following funds are permanently rescinded from the following accounts and programs in the specified amounts to reflect excess cash balances in Department of Defense Working Capital Funds: Provided, That no amounts may be rescinded from

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amounts that were designated by the Congress for Overseas Contin- gency Operations/Global War on Terrorism or as an emergency requirement pursuant to the Concurrent Resolution on the Budget or the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of
1985, as amended:
From ‘‘Defense Working Capital Fund, Defense, X’’,
$1,037,000,000.
SEC. 8128. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, to reflect savings due to lower than anticipated fuel costs, the total amount appropriated in title II of this Act is hereby reduced by $2,576,000,000.
SEC. 8129. None of the funds made available by this Act may be used to divest or retire, or to prepare to divest or retire, KC–
10 aircraft.
SEC. 8130. None of the funds made available by this Act may be used to divest, retire, transfer, or place in storage or on backup aircraft inventory status, or prepare to divest, retire, transfer, or place in storage or on backup aircraft inventory status, any EC–
130H aircraft.
SEC. 8131. None of the funds made available by this Act may be used for Government Travel Charge Card expenses by military or civilian personnel of the Department of Defense for gaming, or for entertainment that includes topless or nude entertainers or participants, as prohibited by Department of Defense FMR, Volume 9, Chapter 3 and Department of Defense Instruction
1015.10 (enclosure 3, 14a and 14b).
SEC. 8132. None of the funds made available by this Act may be used to propose, plan for, or execute a new or additional Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) round.
TITLE IX
OVERSEAS CONTINGENCY OPERATIONS/GLOBAL WAR ON TERRORISM
MILITARY PERSONNEL MILITARY PERSONNEL, ARMY
For an additional amount for ‘‘Military Personnel, Army’’,
$1,846,356,000: Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Ter- rorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
MILITARY PERSONNEL, NAVY
For an additional amount for ‘‘Military Personnel, Navy’’,
$251,011,000: Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Ter- rorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
MILITARY PERSONNEL, MARINE CORPS
For an additional amount for ‘‘Military Personnel, Marine Corps’’, $171,079,000: Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War

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on Terrorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced
Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
MILITARY PERSONNEL, AIR FORCE
For an additional amount for ‘‘Military Personnel, Air Force’’,
$726,126,000: Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Ter- rorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
RESERVE PERSONNEL, ARMY
For an additional amount for ‘‘Reserve Personnel, Army’’,
$24,462,000: Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Ter- rorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
RESERVE PERSONNEL, NAVY
For an additional amount for ‘‘Reserve Personnel, Navy’’,
$12,693,000: Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Ter- rorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
RESERVE PERSONNEL, MARINE CORPS
For an additional amount for ‘‘Reserve Personnel, Marine Corps’’, $3,393,000: Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
RESERVE PERSONNEL, AIR FORCE
For an additional amount for ‘‘Reserve Personnel, Air Force’’,
$18,710,000: Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Ter- rorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
NATIONAL GUARD PERSONNEL, ARMY
For an additional amount for ‘‘National Guard Personnel, Army’’, $166,015,000: Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
NATIONAL GUARD PERSONNEL, AIR FORCE
For an additional amount for ‘‘National Guard Personnel, Air Force’’, $2,828,000: Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.

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OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE, ARMY
For an additional amount for ‘‘Operation and Maintenance, Army’’, $14,994,833,000: Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE, NAVY
For an additional amount for ‘‘Operation and Maintenance, Navy’’, $7,169,611,000: Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE, MARINE CORPS
For an additional amount for ‘‘Operation and Maintenance, Marine Corps’’, $1,372,534,000: Provided, That such amount is des- ignated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/ Global War on Terrorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE, AIR FORCE
For an additional amount for ‘‘Operation and Maintenance, Air Force’’, $11,128,813,000: Provided, That such amount is des- ignated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/ Global War on Terrorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE, DEFENSE-WIDE
For an additional amount for ‘‘Operation and Maintenance, Defense-Wide’’, $5,665,633,000: Provided, That of the funds provided under this heading, not to exceed $1,160,000,000, to remain avail- able until September 30, 2017, shall be for payments to reimburse key cooperating nations for logistical, military, and other support, including access, provided to United States military and stability operations in Afghanistan and to counter the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant: Provided further, That such reimbursement pay- ments may be made in such amounts as the Secretary of Defense, with the concurrence of the Secretary of State, and in consultation with the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, may determine, based on documentation determined by the Secretary of Defense to adequately account for the support provided, and such determination is final and conclusive upon the accounting officers of the United States, and 15 days following notification to the appropriate congressional committees: Provided further, That these funds may be used for the purpose of providing specialized training and procuring supplies and specialized equipment and providing such supplies and loaning such equipment on a non- reimbursable basis to coalition forces supporting United States mili- tary and stability operations in Afghanistan and to counter the

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Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, and 15 days following notifica- tion to the appropriate congressional committees: Provided further, That these funds may be used to support the Governments of Jordan and Lebanon, in such amounts as the Secretary of Defense may determine, to enhance the ability of the armed forces of Jordan to increase or sustain security along its borders and the ability of the armed forces of Lebanon to increase or sustain security along its borders, upon 15 days prior written notification to the congressional defense committees outlining the amounts intended to be provided and the nature of the expenses incurred: Provided further, That of the funds provided under this heading, up to
$30,000,000 shall be for Operation Observant Compass: Provided further, That the Secretary of Defense shall provide quarterly reports to the congressional defense committees on the use of funds provided in this paragraph: Provided further, That such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/ Global War on Terrorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE, ARMY RESERVE
For an additional amount for ‘‘Operation and Maintenance, Army Reserve’’, $99,559,000: Provided, That such amount is des- ignated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/ Global War on Terrorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE, NAVY RESERVE
For an additional amount for ‘‘Operation and Maintenance, Navy Reserve’’, $31,643,000: Provided, That such amount is des- ignated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/ Global War on Terrorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE, MARINE CORPS RESERVE
For an additional amount for ‘‘Operation and Maintenance, Marine Corps Reserve’’, $3,455,000: Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/ Global War on Terrorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE, AIR FORCE RESERVE
For an additional amount for ‘‘Operation and Maintenance, Air Force Reserve’’, $58,106,000: Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/ Global War on Terrorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE, ARMY NATIONAL GUARD
For an additional amount for ‘‘Operation and Maintenance, Army National Guard’’, $135,845,000: Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/ Global War on Terrorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.

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OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE, AIR NATIONAL GUARD
For an additional amount for ‘‘Operation and Maintenance, Air National Guard’’, $19,900,000: Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/ Global War on Terrorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
COUNTERTERRORISM PARTNERSHIPS FUND (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)
For the ‘‘Counterterrorism Partnerships Fund’’, $1,100,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017: Provided, That such funds shall be available to provide support and assistance to foreign security forces or other groups or individuals to conduct, support, or facilitate counterterrorism and crisis response activities: Provided further, That the Secretary of Defense shall transfer the funds provided herein to other appropriations provided for in this Act to be merged with and to be available for the same purposes and subject to the same authorities and for the same time period as the appropriation to which transferred: Provided further, That the transfer authority under this heading is in addition to any other transfer authority provided elsewhere in this Act: Provided further, That the funds available under this heading are available for transfer only to the extent that the Secretary of Defense submits a prior approval reprogramming request to the congressional defense committees: Provided further, That the Secretary of Defense shall comply with the appropriate vetting standards and procedures established in division C of the Consolidated and Further Con- tinuing Appropriations Act of 2015 (Public Law 113–235) for any recipient of training, equipment, or other assistance: Provided fur- ther, That the amount provided under this heading is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
AFGHANISTAN SECURITY FORCES FUND
For the ‘‘Afghanistan Security Forces Fund’’, $3,652,257,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017: Provided, That such funds shall be available to the Secretary of Defense, notwith- standing any other provision of law, for the purpose of allowing the Commander, Combined Security Transition Command— Afghanistan, or the Secretary’s designee, to provide assistance, with the concurrence of the Secretary of State, to the security forces of Afghanistan, including the provision of equipment, sup- plies, services, training, facility and infrastructure repair, renova- tion, construction, and funding: Provided further, That the Secretary of Defense may obligate and expend funds made available to the Department of Defense in this title for additional costs associated with existing projects previously funded with amounts provided under the heading ‘‘Afghanistan Infrastructure Fund’’ in prior Acts: Provided further, That such costs shall be limited to contract changes resulting from inflation, market fluctuation, rate adjust- ments, and other necessary contract actions to complete existing projects, and associated supervision and administration costs and costs for design during construction: Provided further, That the

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Secretary may not use more than $50,000,000 under the authority provided in this section: Provided further, That the Secretary shall notify in advance such contract changes and adjustments in annual reports to the congressional defense committees: Provided further, That the authority to provide assistance under this heading is in addition to any other authority to provide assistance to foreign nations: Provided further, That contributions of funds for the pur- poses provided herein from any person, foreign government, or international organization may be credited to this Fund, to remain available until expended, and used for such purposes: Provided further, That the Secretary of Defense shall notify the congressional defense committees in writing upon the receipt and upon the obliga- tion of any contribution, delineating the sources and amounts of the funds received and the specific use of such contributions: Pro- vided further, That the Secretary of Defense shall, not fewer than
15 days prior to obligating from this appropriation account, notify the congressional defense committees in writing of the details of any such obligation: Provided further, That the Secretary of Defense shall notify the congressional defense committees of any proposed new projects or transfer of funds between budget sub-activity groups in excess of $20,000,000: Provided further, That the United States may accept equipment procured using funds provided under this heading in this or prior Acts that was transferred to the security forces of Afghanistan and returned by such forces to the United States: Provided further, That equipment procured using funds provided under this heading in this or prior Acts, and not yet transferred to the security forces of Afghanistan or transferred to the security forces of Afghanistan and returned by such forces to the United States, may be treated as stocks of the Department of Defense upon written notification to the congressional defense committees: Provided further, That of the funds provided under this heading, not less than $10,000,000 shall be for recruitment and retention of women in the Afghanistan National Security Forces, and the recruitment and training of female security per- sonnel: Provided further, That such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Ter- rorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
IRAQ TRAIN AND EQUIP FUND
For the ‘‘Iraq Train and Equip Fund’’, $715,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017: Provided, That such funds shall be available to the Secretary of Defense, in coordination with the Secretary of State, to provide assistance, including training; equipment; logistics support, supplies, and services; stipends; infra- structure repair, renovation, and sustainment, to military and other security forces of or associated with the Government of Iraq, including Kurdish and tribal security forces or other local security forces, with a national security mission, to counter the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant: Provided further, That the Secretary of Defense shall ensure that prior to providing assistance to ele- ments of any forces such elements are appropriately vetted, including at a minimum, assessing such elements for associations with terrorist groups or groups associated with the Government of Iran; and receiving commitments from such elements to promote respect for human rights and the rule of law: Provided further,

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That the Secretary of Defense may accept and retain contributions, including assistance in-kind, from foreign governments, including the Government of Iraq, and other entities, to carry out assistance authorized under this heading: Provided further, That contributions of funds for the purposes provided herein from any foreign govern- ment or other entities, may be credited to this Fund, to remain available until expended, and used for such purposes: Provided further, That not more than 25 percent of the funds appropriated under this heading may be obligated or expended until not fewer than 15 days after: (1) the Secretary of Defense submits a report to the appropriate congressional committees, describing the plan for the provision of such training and assistance and the forces designated to receive such assistance; and (2) the President submits a report to the appropriate congressional committees on how assist- ance provided under this heading supports a larger regional strategy: Provided further, That of the amount provided under this heading, not more than 60 percent may be obligated or expended until not fewer than 15 days after the date on which the Secretary of Defense certifies to the appropriate congressional committees that an amount equal to not less than 40 percent of the amount provided under this heading has been contributed by other countries and entities for the purposes for which funds are provided under this heading, of which at least 50 percent shall have been contributed or provided by the Government of Iraq: Provided further, That the limitation in the preceding proviso shall not apply if the Secretary of Defense determines, in writing, that the national security objectives of the United States will be compromised by the application of the limitation to such assistance, and notifies the appropriate congressional committees not less than
15 days in advance of the exemption taking effect, including a justification for the Secretary’s determination and a description of the assistance to be exempted from the application of such limitation: Provided further, That the Secretary of Defense may waive a provision of law relating to the acquisition of items and support services or sections 40 and 40A of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2780 and 2785) if the Secretary determines such provisions of law would prohibit, restrict, delay or otherwise limit the provision of such assistance and a notice of and justification for such waiver is submitted to the appropriate congressional committees: Provided further, That the term ‘‘appropriate congres- sional committees’’ under this heading means the ‘‘congressional defense committees’’, the Committees on Appropriations and For- eign Relations of the Senate and the Committees on Appropriations and Foreign Affairs of the House of Representatives: Provided fur- ther, That amounts made available under this heading are des- ignated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/ Global War on Terrorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
PROCUREMENT AIRCRAFT PROCUREMENT, ARMY
For an additional amount for ‘‘Aircraft Procurement, Army’’,
$161,987,000, to remain available until September 30, 2018: Pro-

vided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas

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Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to sec- tion 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
MISSILE PROCUREMENT, ARMY
For an additional amount for ‘‘Missile Procurement, Army’’,
$37,260,000, to remain available until September 30, 2018: Pro- vided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to sec- tion 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
PROCUREMENT OF WEAPONS AND TRACKED COMBAT VEHICLES, ARMY
For an additional amount for ‘‘Procurement of Weapons and Tracked Combat Vehicles, Army’’, $486,630,000, to remain available until September 30, 2018: Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
PROCUREMENT OF AMMUNITION, ARMY
For an additional amount for ‘‘Procurement of Ammunition, Army’’, $222,040,000, to remain available until September 30, 2018: Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursu- ant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
OTHER PROCUREMENT, ARMY
For an additional amount for ‘‘Other Procurement, Army’’,
$1,175,596,000, to remain available until September 30, 2018: Pro- vided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to sec- tion 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
AIRCRAFT PROCUREMENT, NAVY
For an additional amount for ‘‘Aircraft Procurement, Navy’’,
$210,990,000, to remain available until September 30, 2018: Pro- vided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to sec- tion 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
PROCUREMENT OF AMMUNITION, NAVY AND MARINE CORPS
For an additional amount for ‘‘Procurement of Ammunition, Navy and Marine Corps’’, $117,966,000, to remain available until September 30, 2018: Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.

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OTHER PROCUREMENT, NAVY
For an additional amount for ‘‘Other Procurement, Navy’’,
$12,186,000, to remain available until September 30, 2018: Pro- vided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to sec- tion 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
PROCUREMENT, MARINE CORPS
For an additional amount for ‘‘Procurement, Marine Corps’’,
$56,934,000, to remain available until September 30, 2018: Pro- vided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to sec- tion 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
AIRCRAFT PROCUREMENT, AIR FORCE
For an additional amount for ‘‘Aircraft Procurement, Air Force’’,
$128,900,000, to remain available until September 30, 2018: Pro- vided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to sec- tion 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
MISSILE PROCUREMENT, AIR FORCE
For an additional amount for ‘‘Missile Procurement, Air Force’’,
$289,142,000, to remain available until September 30, 2018: Pro- vided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to sec- tion 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
PROCUREMENT OF AMMUNITION, AIR FORCE
For an additional amount for ‘‘Procurement of Ammunition, Air Force’’, $228,874,000, to remain available until September 30,
2018: Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
OTHER PROCUREMENT, AIR FORCE
For an additional amount for ‘‘Other Procurement, Air Force’’,
$3,477,001,000, to remain available until September 30, 2018: Pro- vided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to sec- tion 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
PROCUREMENT, DEFENSE-WIDE
For an additional amount for ‘‘Procurement, Defense-Wide’’,
$173,918,000, to remain available until September 30, 2018: Pro- vided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas

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Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to sec- tion 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE EQUIPMENT ACCOUNT
For procurement of rotary-wing aircraft; combat, tactical and support vehicles; other weapons; and other procurement items for the reserve components of the Armed Forces, $1,000,000,000, to remain available for obligation until September 30, 2018: Provided, That the Chiefs of National Guard and Reserve components shall, not later than 30 days after enactment of this Act, individually submit to the congressional defense committees the modernization priority assessment for their respective National Guard or Reserve component: Provided further, That none of the funds made available by this paragraph may be used to procure manned fixed wing aircraft, or procure or modify missiles, munitions, or ammunition: Provided further, That such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, TEST AND EVALUATION RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, TEST AND EVALUATION, ARMY
For an additional amount for ‘‘Research, Development, Test and Evaluation, Army’’, $1,500,000, to remain available until Sep- tember 30, 2017: Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, TEST AND EVALUATION, NAVY
For an additional amount for ‘‘Research, Development, Test and Evaluation, Navy’’, $35,747,000, to remain available until Sep- tember 30, 2017: Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, TEST AND EVALUATION, AIR FORCE
For an additional amount for ‘‘Research, Development, Test and Evaluation, Air Force’’, $17,100,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017: Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, TEST AND EVALUATION, DEFENSE-WIDE
For an additional amount for ‘‘Research, Development, Test and Evaluation, Defense-Wide’’, $177,087,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017: Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War

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on Terrorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced
Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
REVOLVING AND MANAGEMENT FUNDS DEFENSE WORKING CAPITAL FUNDS
For an additional amount for ‘‘Defense Working Capital Funds’’,
$88,850,000: Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Ter- rorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
OTHER DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE PROGRAMS DEFENSE HEALTH PROGRAM
For an additional amount for ‘‘Defense Health Program’’,
$272,704,000, which shall be for operation and maintenance: Pro- vided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to sec- tion 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
DRUG INTERDICTION AND COUNTER-DRUG ACTIVITIES, DEFENSE
For an additional amount for ‘‘Drug Interdiction and Counter- Drug Activities, Defense’’, $186,000,000: Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to section
251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Con- trol Act of 1985.
JOINT IMPROVISED EXPLOSIVE DEVICE DEFEAT FUND (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)
For the ‘‘Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Fund’’,
$349,464,000, to remain available until September 30, 2018: Pro- vided, That such funds shall be available to the Secretary of Defense, notwithstanding any other provision of law, for the purpose of allowing the Director of the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization to investigate, develop and provide equipment, supplies, services, training, facilities, personnel and funds to assist United States forces in the defeat of improvised explosive devices: Provided further, That the Secretary of Defense may transfer funds provided herein to appropriations for military personnel; operation and maintenance; procurement; research, development, test and evaluation; and defense working capital funds to accomplish the purpose provided herein: Provided further, That this transfer authority is in addition to any other transfer authority available to the Department of Defense: Provided further, That the Secretary of Defense shall, not fewer than 15 days prior to making transfers from this appropriation, notify the congressional defense committees in writing of the details of any such transfer: Provided further, That such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas

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Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to sec- tion 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
OFFICE OF THE INSPECTOR GENERAL
For an additional amount for the ‘‘Office of the Inspector Gen- eral’’, $10,262,000: Provided, That such amount is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
GENERAL PROVISIONS—THIS TITLE
SEC. 9001. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, funds made available in this title are in addition to amounts appropriated or otherwise made available for the Department of Defense for fiscal year 2016.

(INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

SEC. 9002. Upon the determination of the Secretary of Defense that such action is necessary in the national interest, the Secretary may, with the approval of the Office of Management and Budget, transfer up to $4,500,000,000 between the appropriations or funds made available to the Department of Defense in this title: Provided, That the Secretary shall notify the Congress promptly of each transfer made pursuant to the authority in this section: Provided further, That the authority provided in this section is in addition to any other transfer authority available to the Department of Defense and is subject to the same terms and conditions as the authority provided in section 8005 of this Act.
SEC. 9003. Supervision and administration costs and costs for design during construction associated with a construction project funded with appropriations available for operation and maintenance or the ‘‘Afghanistan Security Forces Fund’’ provided in this Act and executed in direct support of overseas contingency operations in Afghanistan, may be obligated at the time a construction contract is awarded: Provided, That, for the purpose of this section, super- vision and administration costs and costs for design during construc- tion include all in-house Government costs.
SEC. 9004. From funds made available in this title, the Sec- retary of Defense may purchase for use by military and civilian employees of the Department of Defense in the United States Cen- tral Command area of responsibility: (1) passenger motor vehicles up to a limit of $75,000 per vehicle; and (2) heavy and light armored vehicles for the physical security of personnel or for force protection purposes up to a limit of $450,000 per vehicle, notwith- standing price or other limitations applicable to the purchase of passenger carrying vehicles.
SEC. 9005. Not to exceed $5,000,000 of the amounts appro- priated by this title under the heading ‘‘Operation and Maintenance, Army’’ may be used, notwithstanding any other provision of law, to fund the Commanders’ Emergency Response Program (CERP), for the purpose of enabling military commanders in Afghanistan to respond to urgent, small-scale, humanitarian relief and reconstruction requirements within their areas of responsibility: Provided, That each project (including any ancillary or related

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elements in connection with such project) executed under this authority shall not exceed $2,000,000: Provided further, That not later than 45 days after the end of each 6 months of the fiscal year, the Secretary of Defense shall submit to the congressional defense committees a report regarding the source of funds and the allocation and use of funds during that 6-month period that were made available pursuant to the authority provided in this section or under any other provision of law for the purposes described herein: Provided further, That, not later than 30 days after the end of each fiscal year quarter, the Army shall submit to the congressional defense committees quarterly commitment, obligation, and expenditure data for the CERP in Afghanistan: Provided further, That, not less than 15 days before making funds available pursuant to the authority provided in this section or under any other provision of law for the purposes described herein for a project with a total anticipated cost for completion of $500,000 or more, the Secretary shall submit to the congressional defense committees a written notice containing each of the following:
(1) The location, nature and purpose of the proposed project, including how the project is intended to advance the military campaign plan for the country in which it is to be carried out.
(2) The budget, implementation timeline with milestones, and completion date for the proposed project, including any other CERP funding that has been or is anticipated to be contributed to the completion of the project.
(3) A plan for the sustainment of the proposed project, including the agreement with either the host nation, a non- Department of Defense agency of the United States Government or a third-party contributor to finance the sustainment of the activities and maintenance of any equipment or facilities to be provided through the proposed project.
SEC. 9006. Funds available to the Department of Defense for operation and maintenance may be used, notwithstanding any other provision of law, to provide supplies, services, transportation, including airlift and sealift, and other logistical support to coalition forces supporting military and stability operations in Afghanistan and to counter the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant: Provided, That the Secretary of Defense shall provide quarterly reports to the congressional defense committees regarding support provided under this section.
SEC. 9007. None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this or any other Act shall be obligated or expended by the United States Government for a purpose as follows:
(1) To establish any military installation or base for the purpose of providing for the permanent stationing of United States Armed Forces in Iraq.
(2) To exercise United States control over any oil resource of Iraq.
(3) To establish any military installation or base for the purpose of providing for the permanent stationing of United States Armed Forces in Afghanistan.
SEC. 9008. None of the funds made available in this Act may be used in contravention of the following laws enacted or regulations promulgated to implement the United Nations Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (done at New York on December 10, 1984):

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(1) Section 2340A of title 18, United States Code.
(2) Section 2242 of the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restruc- turing Act of 1998 (division G of Public Law 105–277; 112
Stat. 2681–822; 8 U.S.C. 1231 note) and regulations prescribed thereto, including regulations under part 208 of title 8, Code of Federal Regulations, and part 95 of title 22, Code of Federal Regulations.
(3) Sections 1002 and 1003 of the Department of Defense, Emergency Supplemental Appropriations to Address Hurri- canes in the Gulf of Mexico, and Pandemic Influenza Act,
2006 (Public Law 109–148).
SEC. 9009. None of the funds provided for the ‘‘Afghanistan Security Forces Fund’’ (ASFF) may be obligated prior to the approval of a financial and activity plan by the Afghanistan Resources Oversight Council (AROC) of the Department of Defense: Provided, That the AROC must approve the requirement and acquisition plan for any service requirements in excess of
$50,000,000 annually and any non-standard equipment require- ments in excess of $100,000,000 using ASFF: Provided further, That the Department of Defense must certify to the congressional defense committees that the AROC has convened and approved a process for ensuring compliance with the requirements in the preceding proviso and accompanying report language for the ASFF.
SEC. 9010. Funds made available in this title to the Department of Defense for operation and maintenance may be used to purchase items having an investment unit cost of not more than $250,000: Provided, That, upon determination by the Secretary of Defense that such action is necessary to meet the operational requirements of a Commander of a Combatant Command engaged in contingency operations overseas, such funds may be used to purchase items having an investment item unit cost of not more than $500,000.
SEC. 9011. From funds made available to the Department of Defense in this title under the heading ‘‘Operation and Mainte- nance, Air Force’’, up to $80,000,000 may be used by the Secretary of Defense, notwithstanding any other provision of law, to support United States Government transition activities in Iraq by funding the operations and activities of the Office of Security Cooperation in Iraq and security assistance teams, including life support, transportation and personal security, and facilities renovation and construction, and site closeout activities prior to returning sites to the Government of Iraq: Provided, That to the extent authorized under the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016, the operations and activities that may be carried out by the Office of Security Cooperation in Iraq may, with the concurrence of the Secretary of State, include non-operational training activities in support of Iraqi Minister of Defense and Counter Terrorism Service personnel in an institutional environment to address capability gaps, integrate processes relating to intelligence, air sovereignty, combined arms, logistics and maintenance, and to manage and integrate defense-related institutions: Provided further, That not later than 30 days following the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of State shall submit to the congres- sional defense committees a plan for transitioning any such training activities that they determine are needed after the end of fiscal year 2016, to existing or new contracts for the sale of defense articles or defense services consistent with the provisions of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2751 et seq.): Provided further,

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That, not less than 15 days before making funds available pursuant to the authority provided in this section, the Secretary of Defense shall submit to the congressional defense committees a written notice containing a detailed justification and timeline for the oper- ations and activities of the Office of Security Cooperation in Iraq at each site where such operations and activities will be conducted during fiscal year 2016 : Provided further, That amounts made available by this section are designated by the Congress for Over- seas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
SEC. 9012. Up to $600,000,000 of funds appropriated by this Act for the Counterterrorism Partnerships Fund may be used to provide assistance to the Government of Jordan to support the armed forces of Jordan and to enhance security along its borders.
SEC. 9013. None of the funds made available by this Act under the heading ‘‘Iraq Train and Equip Fund’’ may be used to procure or transfer man-portable air defense systems.
SEC. 9014. For the ‘‘Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative’’,
$250,000,000 is hereby appropriated, to remain available until Sep-
tember 30, 2016: Provided, That such funds shall be available
to the Secretary of Defense, in coordination with the Secretary
of State, to provide assistance, including training; equipment; lethal
weapons of a defensive nature; logistics support, supplies and serv-
ices; sustainment; and intelligence support to the military and
national security forces of Ukraine, and for replacement of any
weapons or defensive articles provided to the Government of
Ukraine from the inventory of the United States: Provided further,
That the Secretary of Defense shall, not less than 15 days prior
to obligating funds provided under this heading, notify the congres-
sional defense committees in writing of the details of any such
obligation: Provided further, That the United States may accept
equipment procured using funds provided under this heading in
this or prior Acts that was transferred to the security forces of
Ukraine and returned by such forces to the United States: Provided

further, That equipment procured using funds provided under this

heading in this or prior Acts, and not yet transferred to the military
or National Security Forces of Ukraine or returned by such forces
to the United States, may be treated as stocks of the Department
of Defense upon written notification to the congressional defense
committees: Provided further, That amounts made available by
this section are designated by the Congress for Overseas Contin-
gency Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to section
251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Con-
trol Act of 1985.
SEC. 9015. Funds appropriated in this title shall be available for replacement of funds for items provided to the Government of Ukraine from the inventory of the United States to the extent specifically provided for in section 9014 of this Act.
SEC. 9016. None of the funds made available by this Act under section 9014 for ‘‘Assistance and Sustainment to the Military and National Security Forces of Ukraine’’ may be used to procure or transfer man-portable air defense systems.
SEC. 9017. (a) None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act under the heading ‘‘Operation and Maintenance, Defense-Wide’’ for payments under section 1233 of

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Public Law 110–181 for reimbursement to the Government of Paki- stan may be made available unless the Secretary of Defense, in coordination with the Secretary of State, certifies to the congres- sional defense committees that the Government of Pakistan is— (1) cooperating with the United States in counterterrorism
efforts against the Haqqani Network, the Quetta Shura Taliban, Lashkar e-Tayyiba, Jaish-e-Mohammed, Al Qaeda, and other domestic and foreign terrorist organizations, including taking steps to end support for such groups and prevent them from basing and operating in Pakistan and carrying out cross border attacks into neighboring countries;
(2) not supporting terrorist activities against United States or coalition forces in Afghanistan, and Pakistan’s military and intelligence agencies are not intervening extra-judicially into political and judicial processes in Pakistan;
(3) dismantling improvised explosive device (IED) networks and interdicting precursor chemicals used in the manufacture of IEDs;
(4) preventing the proliferation of nuclear-related material and expertise;
(5) implementing policies to protect judicial independence and due process of law;
(6) issuing visas in a timely manner for United States visitors engaged in counterterrorism efforts and assistance pro- grams in Pakistan; and
(7) providing humanitarian organizations access to detainees, internally displaced persons, and other Pakistani civilians affected by the conflict.
(b) The Secretary of Defense, in coordination with the Secretary of State, may waive the restriction in subsection (a) on a case- by-case basis by certifying in writing to the congressional defense committees that it is in the national security interest to do so: Provided, That if the Secretary of Defense, in coordination with the Secretary of State, exercises such waiver authority, the Secre- taries shall report to the congressional defense committees on both the justification for the waiver and on the requirements of this section that the Government of Pakistan was not able to meet: Provided further, That such report may be submitted in classified form if necessary.

(INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

SEC. 9018. In addition to amounts otherwise made available in this Act, $500,000,000 is hereby appropriated to the Department of Defense and made available for transfer only to the operation and maintenance, military personnel, and procurement accounts, to improve the intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance capabilities of the Department of Defense: Provided, That the transfer authority provided in this section is in addition to any other transfer authority provided elsewhere in this Act: Provided further, That not later than 30 days prior to exercising the transfer authority provided in this section, the Secretary of Defense shall submit a report to the congressional defense committees on the proposed uses of these funds: Provided further, That the funds provided in this section may not be transferred to any program, project, or activity specifically limited or denied by this Act: Pro- vided further, That amounts made available by this section are

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designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/ Global War on Terrorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985: Provided further, That the authority to provide funding under this section shall terminate on September 30, 2016.
SEC. 9019. None of the funds made available by this Act may be used with respect to Syria in contravention of the War Powers Resolution (50 U.S.C. 1541 et seq.), including for the introduction of United States armed or military forces into hostilities in Syria, into situations in Syria where imminent involvement in hostilities is clearly indicated by the circumstances, or into Syrian territory, airspace, or waters while equipped for combat, in contravention of the congressional consultation and reporting requirements of sections 3 and 4 of that law (50 U.S.C. 1542 and 1543).
SEC. 9020. None of the funds in this Act may be made available for the transfer of additional C–130 cargo aircraft to the Afghanistan National Security Forces or the Afghanistan Air Force until the Department of Defense provides a report to the congressional defense committees of the Afghanistan Air Force’s medium airlift requirements. The report should identify Afghanistan’s ability to utilize and maintain existing medium lift aircraft in the inventory and the best alternative platform, if necessary, to provide additional support to the Afghanistan Air Force’s current medium airlift capacity.

(RESCISSION)

SEC. 9021. Of the funds appropriated in Department of Defense Appropriations Acts, the following funds are hereby rescinded from the following accounts and programs in the specified amounts: Provided, That such amounts are designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursu- ant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended:
‘‘Afghanistan Security Forces Fund’’, 2015/2016,
$400,000,000.
This division may be cited as the ‘‘Department of Defense
Appropriations Act, 2016’’.

DIVISION D—ENERGY AND WATER DEVELOPMENT AND RELATED AGENCIES APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2016

TITLE I
CORPS OF ENGINEERS—CIVIL DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS—CIVIL
The following appropriations shall be expended under the direc- tion of the Secretary of the Army and the supervision of the Chief of Engineers for authorized civil functions of the Department of the Army pertaining to river and harbor, flood and storm damage reduction, shore protection, aquatic ecosystem restoration, and related efforts.

Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016.

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INVESTIGATIONS

For expenses necessary where authorized by law for the collec- tion and study of basic information pertaining to river and harbor, flood and storm damage reduction, shore protection, aquatic eco- system restoration, and related needs; for surveys and detailed studies, and plans and specifications of proposed river and harbor, flood and storm damage reduction, shore protection, and aquatic ecosystem restoration projects, and related efforts prior to construc- tion; for restudy of authorized projects; and for miscellaneous inves- tigations, and, when authorized by law, surveys and detailed studies, and plans and specifications of projects prior to construc- tion, $121,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That the Secretary may initiate up to, but not more than, 10 new study starts during fiscal year 2016: Provided further, That the new study starts will consist of seven studies where the majority of the benefits are derived from navigation transportation savings or from flood and storm damage reduction and three studies where the majority of benefits are derived from environmental restoration: Provided further, That the Secretary shall not deviate from the new starts proposed in the work plan, once the plan has been submitted to the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate.

CONSTRUCTION

For expenses necessary for the construction of river and harbor, flood and storm damage reduction, shore protection, aquatic eco- system restoration, and related projects authorized by law; for conducting detailed studies, and plans and specifications, of such projects (including those involving participation by States, local governments, or private groups) authorized or made eligible for selection by law (but such detailed studies, and plans and specifica- tions, shall not constitute a commitment of the Government to construction); $1,862,250,000, to remain available until expended; of which such sums as are necessary to cover the Federal share of construction costs for facilities under the Dredged Material Dis- posal Facilities program shall be derived from the Harbor Mainte- nance Trust Fund as authorized by Public Law 104–303; and of which such sums as are necessary to cover one-half of the costs of construction, replacement, rehabilitation, and expansion of inland waterways projects shall be derived from the Inland Waterways Trust Fund, except as otherwise specifically provided for in law: Provided, That the Secretary may initiate up to, but not more than, six new construction starts during fiscal year 2016: Provided further, That the new construction starts will consist of five projects where the majority of the benefits are derived from navigation transportation savings or from flood and storm damage reduction and one project where the majority of the benefits are derived from environmental restoration: Provided further, That for new construction projects, project cost sharing agreements shall be executed as soon as practicable but no later than August 31, 2016: Provided further, That no allocation for a new start shall be consid- ered final and no work allowance shall be made until the Secretary provides to the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate an out-year funding scenario dem- onstrating the affordability of the selected new starts and the impacts on other projects: Provided further, That the Secretary

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may not deviate from the new starts proposed in the work plan, once the plan has been submitted to the Committees on Appropria- tions of the House of Representatives and the Senate.

MISSISSIPPI RIVER AND TRIBUTARIES

For expenses necessary for flood damage reduction projects and related efforts in the Mississippi River alluvial valley below Cape Girardeau, Missouri, as authorized by law, $345,000,000, to remain available until expended, of which such sums as are nec- essary to cover the Federal share of eligible operation and mainte- nance costs for inland harbors shall be derived from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund.

OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE

For expenses necessary for the operation, maintenance, and care of existing river and harbor, flood and storm damage reduction, aquatic ecosystem restoration, and related projects authorized by law; providing security for infrastructure owned or operated by the Corps, including administrative buildings and laboratories; maintaining harbor channels provided by a State, municipality, or other public agency that serve essential navigation needs of general commerce, where authorized by law; surveying and charting northern and northwestern lakes and connecting waters; clearing and straightening channels; and removing obstructions to naviga- tion, $3,137,000,000, to remain available until expended, of which such sums as are necessary to cover the Federal share of eligible operation and maintenance costs for coastal harbors and channels, and for inland harbors shall be derived from the Harbor Mainte- nance Trust Fund; of which such sums as become available from the special account for the Corps of Engineers established by the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 shall be derived from that account for resource protection, research, interpretation, and maintenance activities related to resource protection in the areas at which outdoor recreation is available; and of which such sums as become available from fees collected under section 217 of Public Law 104–303 shall be used to cover the cost of operation and maintenance of the dredged material disposal facilities for which such fees have been collected: Provided, That 1 percent of the total amount of funds provided for each of the programs, projects, or activities funded under this heading shall not be allo- cated to a field operating activity prior to the beginning of the fourth quarter of the fiscal year and shall be available for use by the Chief of Engineers to fund such emergency activities as the Chief of Engineers determines to be necessary and appropriate, and that the Chief of Engineers shall allocate during the fourth quarter any remaining funds which have not been used for emer- gency activities proportionally in accordance with the amounts pro- vided for the programs, projects, or activities.

REGULATORY PROGRAM

For expenses necessary for administration of laws pertaining to regulation of navigable waters and wetlands, $200,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017.

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FORMERLY UTILIZED SITES REMEDIAL ACTION PROGRAM

For expenses necessary to clean up contamination from sites in the United States resulting from work performed as part of the Nation’s early atomic energy program, $112,000,000, to remain available until expended.

FLOOD CONTROL AND COASTAL EMERGENCIES

For expenses necessary to prepare for flood, hurricane, and other natural disasters and support emergency operations, repairs, and other activities in response to such disasters as authorized by law, $28,000,000, to remain available until expended.

EXPENSES

For expenses necessary for the supervision and general administration of the civil works program in the headquarters of the Corps of Engineers and the offices of the Division Engineers; and for costs of management and operation of the Humphreys Engineer Center Support Activity, the Institute for Water Resources, the United States Army Engineer Research and Develop- ment Center, and the United States Army Corps of Engineers Finance Center allocable to the civil works program, $179,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017, of which not to exceed $5,000 may be used for official reception and representation purposes and only during the current fiscal year: Provided, That no part of any other appropriation provided in this title shall be available to fund the civil works activities of the Office of the Chief of Engineers or the civil works executive direction and management activities of the division offices: Provided further, That any Flood Control and Coastal Emergencies appropriation may be used to fund the supervision and general administration of emergency operations, repairs, and other activities in response to any flood, hurricane, or other natural disaster.

OFFICE OF THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE ARMY FOR CIVIL WORKS

For the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works as authorized by 10 U.S.C. 3016(b)(3), $4,750,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017: Provided, That not more than
50 percent of such amount may be obligated or expended until the Assistant Secretary submits to the Committees on Appropria- tions of both Houses of Congress a work plan that allocates at least 95 percent of the additional funding provided under each heading in this title (as designated under such heading in the explanatory statement described in section 4 (in the matter pre- ceding division A of this consolidated Act)) to specific programs, projects, or activities.
GENERAL PROVISIONS—CORPS OF ENGINEERS—CIVIL

(INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

SEC. 101. (a) None of the funds provided in title I of this Act, or provided by previous appropriations Acts to the agencies or entities funded in title I of this Act that remain available for obligation or expenditure in fiscal year 2016, shall be available

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for obligation or expenditure through a reprogramming of funds that:
(1) creates or initiates a new program, project, or activity; (2) eliminates a program, project, or activity;
(3) increases funds or personnel for any program, project, or activity for which funds have been denied or restricted by this Act, unless prior approval is received from the House and Senate Committees on Appropriations;
(4) proposes to use funds directed for a specific activity for a different purpose, unless prior approval is received from the House and Senate Committees on Appropriations;
(5) augments or reduces existing programs, projects, or activities in excess of the amounts contained in paragraphs (6) through (10), unless prior approval is received from the House and Senate Committees on Appropriations;
(6) INVESTIGATIONS.—For a base level over $100,000, re- programming of 25 percent of the base amount up to a limit of $150,000 per project, study or activity is allowed: Provided, That for a base level less than $100,000, the reprogramming limit is $25,000: Provided further, That up to $25,000 may be reprogrammed into any continuing study or activity that did not receive an appropriation for existing obligations and concomitant administrative expenses;
(7) CONSTRUCTION.—For a base level over $2,000,000, re- programming of 15 percent of the base amount up to a limit of $3,000,000 per project, study or activity is allowed: Provided, That for a base level less than $2,000,000, the reprogramming limit is $300,000: Provided further, That up to $3,000,000 may be reprogrammed for settled contractor claims, changed condi- tions, or real estate deficiency judgments: Provided further, That up to $300,000 may be reprogrammed into any continuing study or activity that did not receive an appropriation for existing obligations and concomitant administrative expenses; (8) OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE.—Unlimited reprogram- ming authority is granted for the Corps to be able to respond to emergencies: Provided, That the Chief of Engineers shall notify the House and Senate Committees on Appropriations of these emergency actions as soon thereafter as practicable: Provided further, That for a base level over $1,000,000, re- programming of 15 percent of the base amount up to a limit of $5,000,000 per project, study, or activity is allowed: Provided further, That for a base level less than $1,000,000, the re- programming limit is $150,000: Provided further, That $150,000 may be reprogrammed into any continuing study or activity
that did not receive an appropriation;
(9) MISSISSIPPI RIVER AND TRIBUTARIES.—The reprogram- ming guidelines in paragraphs (6), (7), and (8) shall apply to the Investigations, Construction, and Operation and Mainte- nance portions of the Mississippi River and Tributaries Account, respectively; and
(10) FORMERLY UTILIZED SITES REMEDIAL ACTION PRO- GRAM.—Reprogramming of up to 15 percent of the base of the receiving project is permitted.
(b) DE MINIMUS REPROGRAMMINGS.—In no case should a re- programming for less than $50,000 be submitted to the House and Senate Committees on Appropriations.

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(c) CONTINUING AUTHORITIES PROGRAM.—Subsection (a)(1) shall not apply to any project or activity funded under the continuing authorities program.
(d) Not later than 60 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall submit a report to the House and Senate Committees on Appropriations to establish the baseline for application of reprogramming and transfer authorities for the current fiscal year which shall include:
(1) A table for each appropriation with a separate column to display the President’s budget request, adjustments made by Congress, adjustments due to enacted rescissions, if applicable, and the fiscal year enacted level;
(2) A delineation in the table for each appropriation both by object class and program, project and activity as detailed in the budget appendix for the respective appropriations; and (3) An identification of items of special congressional
interest.
SEC. 102. The Secretary shall allocate funds made available
in this Act solely in accordance with the provisions of this Act
and the explanatory statement described in section 4 (in the matter
preceding division A of this consolidated Act), including the deter-
mination and designation of new starts.
SEC. 103. None of the funds made available in this title may
be used to award or modify any contract that commits funds beyond
the amounts appropriated for that program, project, or activity
that remain unobligated, except that such amounts may include
any funds that have been made available through reprogramming
pursuant to section 101.
SEC. 104. The Secretary of the Army may transfer to the
Fish and Wildlife Service, and the Fish and Wildlife Service may
accept and expend, up to $5,400,000 of funds provided in this
title under the heading ‘‘Operation and Maintenance’’ to mitigate
for fisheries lost due to Corps of Engineers projects.
SEC. 105. None of the funds made available in this or any
other Act making appropriations for Energy and Water Develop-
ment for any fiscal year may be used by the Corps of Engineers
during the fiscal year ending September 30, 2016, to develop, adopt,
implement, administer, or enforce any change to the regulations
in effect on October 1, 2012, pertaining to the definitions of the
terms ‘‘fill material’’ or ‘‘discharge of fill material’’ for the purposes
of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C. 1251 et
seq.).
SEC. 106. None of the funds in this Act shall be used for
an open lake placement alternative of dredged material, after evalu-
ating the least costly, environmentally acceptable manner for the
disposal or management of dredged material originating from Lake
Erie or tributaries thereto, unless it is approved under a State
water quality certification pursuant to 33 U.S.C. 1341.
SEC. 107. (a) Not later than 180 days after the date of enact-
ment of this Act, the Secretary shall execute a transfer agreement
with the South Florida Water Management District for the project
identified as the ‘‘Ten Mile Creek Water Preserve Area Critical
Restoration Project’’, carried out under section 528(b)(3) of the
Water Resources Development Act of 1996 (110 Stat. 3768).

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(b) The transfer agreement under subsection (a) shall require the South Florida Water Management District to operate the trans- ferred project as an environmental restoration project to provide water storage and water treatment options.
(c) Upon execution of the transfer agreement under subsection (a), the Ten Mile Creek Water Preserve Area Critical Restoration Project shall no longer be authorized as a Federal project.
SEC. 108. None of the funds made available in this title may be used for any acquisition that is not consistent with 48 CFR
225.7007.
SEC. 109. None of the funds made available by this Act may be used to continue the study conducted by the Army Corps of Engineers pursuant to section 5018(a)(1) of the Water Resources Development Act of 2007 (Public Law 110–114).
SEC. 110. None of the funds made available by this Act may be used to require a permit for the discharge of dredged or fill material under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C.
1251, et seq.) for the activities identified in subparagraphs (A) and (C) of section 404(f)(1) of the Act (33 U.S.C. 1344(f)(1)(A), (C)).
TITLE II DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR CENTRAL UTAH PROJECT

CENTRAL UTAH PROJECT COMPLETION ACCOUNT

For carrying out activities authorized by the Central Utah Project Completion Act, $10,000,000, to remain available until expended, of which $1,000,000 shall be deposited into the Utah Reclamation Mitigation and Conservation Account for use by the Utah Reclamation Mitigation and Conservation Commission: Pro- vided, That of the amount provided under this heading, $1,350,000 shall be available until September 30, 2017, for expenses necessary in carrying out related responsibilities of the Secretary of the Interior: Provided further, That for fiscal year 2016, of the amount made available to the Commission under this Act or any other Act, the Commission may use an amount not to exceed $1,500,000 for administrative expenses.
BUREAU OF RECLAMATION
The following appropriations shall be expended to execute authorized functions of the Bureau of Reclamation:

WATER AND RELATED RESOURCES (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS)

For management, development, and restoration of water and related natural resources and for related activities, including the operation, maintenance, and rehabilitation of reclamation and other facilities, participation in fulfilling related Federal responsibilities to Native Americans, and related grants to, and cooperative and

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other agreements with, State and local governments, federally rec- ognized Indian tribes, and others, $1,118,972,000, to remain avail- able until expended, of which $22,000 shall be available for transfer to the Upper Colorado River Basin Fund and $5,899,000 shall be available for transfer to the Lower Colorado River Basin Develop- ment Fund; of which such amounts as may be necessary may be advanced to the Colorado River Dam Fund: Provided, That such transfers may be increased or decreased within the overall appropriation under this heading: Provided further, That of the total appropriated, the amount for program activities that can be financed by the Reclamation Fund or the Bureau of Reclamation special fee account established by 16 U.S.C. 6806 shall be derived from that Fund or account: Provided further, That funds contributed under 43 U.S.C. 395 are available until expended for the purposes for which the funds were contributed: Provided further, That funds advanced under 43 U.S.C. 397a shall be credited to this account and are available until expended for the same purposes as the sums appropriated under this heading: Provided further, That of the amounts provided herein, funds may be used for high-priority projects which shall be carried out by the Youth Conservation Corps, as authorized by 16 U.S.C. 1706.

CENTRAL VALLEY PROJECT RESTORATION FUND

For carrying out the programs, projects, plans, habitat restora- tion, improvement, and acquisition provisions of the Central Valley Project Improvement Act, $49,528,000, to be derived from such sums as may be collected in the Central Valley Project Restoration Fund pursuant to sections 3407(d), 3404(c)(3), and 3405(f) of Public Law 102–575, to remain available until expended: Provided, That the Bureau of Reclamation is directed to assess and collect the full amount of the additional mitigation and restoration payments authorized by section 3407(d) of Public Law 102–575: Provided further, That none of the funds made available under this heading may be used for the acquisition or leasing of water for in-stream purposes if the water is already committed to in-stream purposes by a court adopted decree or order.

CALIFORNIA BAY-DELTA RESTORATION (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS)

For carrying out activities authorized by the Water Supply,
Reliability, and Environmental Improvement Act, consistent with
plans to be approved by the Secretary of the Interior, $37,000,000,
to remain available until expended, of which such amounts as
may be necessary to carry out such activities may be transferred
to appropriate accounts of other participating Federal agencies to
carry out authorized purposes: Provided, That funds appropriated
herein may be used for the Federal share of the costs of CALFED
Program management: Provided further, That CALFED
implementation shall be carried out in a balanced manner with
clear performance measures demonstrating concurrent progress in
achieving the goals and objectives of the Program.

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POLICY AND ADMINISTRATION

For expenses necessary for policy, administration, and related functions in the Office of the Commissioner, the Denver office, and offices in the five regions of the Bureau of Reclamation, to remain available until September 30, 2017, $59,500,000, to be derived from the Reclamation Fund and be nonreimbursable as provided in 43 U.S.C. 377: Provided, That no part of any other appropriation in this Act shall be available for activities or functions budgeted as policy and administration expenses.

ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISION

Appropriations for the Bureau of Reclamation shall be available for purchase of not to exceed five passenger motor vehicles, which are for replacement only.
GENERAL PROVISIONS—DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR SEC. 201. (a) None of the funds provided in title II of this
Act for Water and Related Resources, or provided by previous
appropriations Acts to the agencies or entities funded in title II of this Act for Water and Related Resources that remain available for obligation or expenditure in fiscal year 2016, shall be available for obligation or expenditure through a reprogramming of funds that—
(1) initiates or creates a new program, project, or activity; (2) eliminates a program, project, or activity;
(3) increases funds for any program, project, or activity for which funds have been denied or restricted by this Act, unless prior approval is received from the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate;
(4) restarts or resumes any program, project or activity for which funds are not provided in this Act, unless prior approval is received from the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate;
(5) transfers funds in excess of the following limits, unless prior approval is received from the Committees on Appropria- tions of the House of Representatives and the Senate:
(A) 15 percent for any program, project or activity for which $2,000,000 or more is available at the beginning of the fiscal year; or
(B) $300,000 for any program, project or activity for which less than $2,000,000 is available at the beginning of the fiscal year;
(6) transfers more than $500,000 from either the Facilities Operation, Maintenance, and Rehabilitation category or the Resources Management and Development category to any pro- gram, project, or activity in the other category, unless prior approval is received from the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate; or
(7) transfers, where necessary to discharge legal obligations of the Bureau of Reclamation, more than $5,000,000 to provide adequate funds for settled contractor claims, increased con- tractor earnings due to accelerated rates of operations, and real estate deficiency judgments, unless prior approval is received from the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate.

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43 USC 507.

43 USC 509b.

(b) Subsection (a)(5) shall not apply to any transfer of funds within the Facilities Operation, Maintenance, and Rehabilitation category.
(c) For purposes of this section, the term transfer means any movement of funds into or out of a program, project, or activity. (d) The Bureau of Reclamation shall submit reports on a quar- terly basis to the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate detailing all the funds reprogrammed between programs, projects, activities, or categories of funding. The first quarterly report shall be submitted not later
than 60 days after the date of enactment of this Act.
SEC. 202. (a) None of the funds appropriated or otherwise
made available by this Act may be used to determine the final
point of discharge for the interceptor drain for the San Luis Unit
until development by the Secretary of the Interior and the State
of California of a plan, which shall conform to the water quality
standards of the State of California as approved by the Adminis-
trator of the Environmental Protection Agency, to minimize any
detrimental effect of the San Luis drainage waters.
(b) The costs of the Kesterson Reservoir Cleanup Program
and the costs of the San Joaquin Valley Drainage Program shall
be classified by the Secretary of the Interior as reimbursable or
nonreimbursable and collected until fully repaid pursuant to the
‘‘Cleanup Program—Alternative Repayment Plan’’ and the
‘‘SJVDP—Alternative Repayment Plan’’ described in the report enti-
tled ‘‘Repayment Report, Kesterson Reservoir Cleanup Program
and San Joaquin Valley Drainage Program, February 1995’’, pre-
pared by the Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation.
Any future obligations of funds by the United States relating to,
or providing for, drainage service or drainage studies for the San
Luis Unit shall be fully reimbursable by San Luis Unit beneficiaries
of such service or studies pursuant to Federal reclamation law.
SEC. 203. The Reclamation Safety of Dams Act of 1978 is
amended by—
(1) striking ‘‘Construction’’ and inserting ‘‘Except as pro-
vided in section 5B, construction’’ in section 3; and
(2) inserting after section 5A (43 U.S.C. 509a) the following:
‘‘SEC. 5B. Notwithstanding section 3, if the Secretary, in her
judgment, determines that additional project benefits, including
but not limited to additional conservation storage capacity, are
necessary and in the interests of the United States and the project
and are feasible and not inconsistent with the purposes of this
Act, the Secretary is authorized to develop additional project bene-
fits through the construction of new or supplementary works on
a project in conjunction with the Secretary’s activities under section
2 of this Act and subject to the conditions described in the feasibility study, provided a cost share agreement related to the additional project benefits is reached among non-Federal and Federal funding participants and the costs associated with developing the additional project benefits are allocated exclusively among beneficiaries of the additional project benefits and repaid consistent with all provi- sions of Federal Reclamation law (the Act of June 17, 1902, 43
U.S.C. 371 et seq.) and acts supplemental to and amendatory of that Act.’’.
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(a) by inserting ‘‘and effective October 1, 2015, not to exceed an additional $1,100,000,000 (October 1, 2003, price levels),’’ after
‘‘(October 1, 2003, price levels),’’; (b) in the proviso—
(1) by striking ‘‘$1,250,000’’ and inserting ‘‘$20,000,000’’;
and
(2) by striking ‘‘Congress’’ and inserting ‘‘Committee on
Natural Resources of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate’’; and
(3) by adding at the end the following: ‘‘For modification expenditures between $1,800,000 and $20,000,000 (October 1,
2015, price levels), the Secretary of the Interior shall, at least
30 days before the date on which the funds are expended,
submit written notice of the expenditures to the Committee
on Natural Resources of the House of Representatives and
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate
that provides a summary of the project, the cost of the project,
and any alternatives that were considered.’’.
SEC. 205. The Secretary of the Interior, acting through the
Commissioner of Reclamation, shall—
(1) complete the feasibility studies described in clauses
(i)(I) and (ii)(II) of section 103(d)(1)(A) of Public Law 108–
361 (118 Stat. 1684) and submit such studies to the appropriate
committees of the House of Representatives and the Senate
not later than December 31, 2015;
(2) complete the feasibility studies described in clauses
(i)(II) and (ii)(I) of section 103(d)(1)(A) of Public Law 108–
361 and submit such studies to the appropriate committees
of the House of Representatives and the Senate not later than
November 30, 2016;
(3) complete the feasibility study described in section
103(f)(1)(A) of Public Law 108–361 (118 Stat. 1694) and submit
such study to the appropriate committees of the House of
Representatives and the Senate not later than December 31,
2017; and
(4) provide a progress report on the status of the feasibility
studies referred to in paragraphs (1) through (3) to the appro-
priate committees of the House of Representatives and the
Senate not later than 90 days after the date of the enactment
of this Act and each 180 days thereafter until December 31,
2017, as applicable. The report shall include timelines for study
completion, draft environmental impact statements, final
environmental impact statements, and Records of Decision.
SEC. 206. Section 9504(e) of the Secure Water Act of 2009
(42 U.S.C. 10364(e)) is amended by striking ‘‘$300,000,000’’ and
inserting ‘‘$350,000,000’’.
SEC. 207. Title I of Public Law 108–361 (the Calfed Bay-
Delta Authorization Act) (118 Stat. 1681), as amended by section
210 of Public Law 111–85, is amended by striking ‘‘2016’’ each
place it appears and inserting ‘‘2017’’.

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TITLE III DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY ENERGY PROGRAMS
ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND RENEWABLE ENERGY (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)
For Department of Energy expenses including the purchase, construction, and acquisition of plant and capital equipment, and other expenses necessary for energy efficiency and renewable energy activities in carrying out the purposes of the Department of Energy Organization Act (42 U.S.C. 7101 et seq.), including the acquisition or condemnation of any real property or any facility or for plant or facility acquisition, construction, or expansion, $2,073,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That of such amount,
$155,000,000 shall be available until September 30, 2017, for pro- gram direction: Provided further, That of the amount provided under this heading, the Secretary may transfer up to $45,000,000 to the Defense Production Act Fund for activities of the Department of Energy pursuant to the Defense Production Act of 1950 (50
U.S.C. App. 2061, et seq.).
ELECTRICITY DELIVERY AND ENERGY RELIABILITY
For Department of Energy expenses including the purchase, construction, and acquisition of plant and capital equipment, and other expenses necessary for electricity delivery and energy reli- ability activities in carrying out the purposes of the Department of Energy Organization Act (42 U.S.C. 7101 et seq.), including the acquisition or condemnation of any real property or any facility or for plant or facility acquisition, construction, or expansion,
$206,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That of such amount, $28,000,000 shall be available until September
30, 2017, for program direction.
NUCLEAR ENERGY
For Department of Energy expenses including the purchase, construction, and acquisition of plant and capital equipment, and other expenses necessary for nuclear energy activities in carrying out the purposes of the Department of Energy Organization Act (42 U.S.C. 7101 et seq.), including the acquisition or condemnation of any real property or any facility or for plant or facility acquisition, construction, or expansion, $986,161,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That of such amount, $80,000,000 shall be available until September 30, 2017, for program direction including official reception and representation expenses not to exceed $10,000.
FOSSIL ENERGY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
For Department of Energy expenses necessary in carrying out fossil energy research and development activities, under the authority of the Department of Energy Organization Act (42 U.S.C.
7101 et seq.), including the acquisition of interest, including defea- sible and equitable interests in any real property or any facility

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or for plant or facility acquisition or expansion, and for conducting inquiries, technological investigations and research concerning the extraction, processing, use, and disposal of mineral substances with- out objectionable social and environmental costs (30 U.S.C. 3, 1602, and 1603), $632,000,000, to remain available until expended: Pro- vided, That of such amount $114,202,000 shall be available until September 30, 2017, for program direction.
NAVAL PETROLEUM AND OIL SHALE RESERVES
For Department of Energy expenses necessary to carry out naval petroleum and oil shale reserve activities, $17,500,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That notwithstanding any other provision of law, unobligated funds remaining from prior years shall be available for all naval petroleum and oil shale reserve activities.
STRATEGIC PETROLEUM RESERVE
For Department of Energy expenses necessary for Strategic Petroleum Reserve facility development and operations and program management activities pursuant to the Energy Policy and Conserva- tion Act (42 U.S.C. 6201 et seq.), $212,000,000, to remain available until expended.
NORTHEAST HOME HEATING OIL RESERVE
For Department of Energy expenses necessary for Northeast Home Heating Oil Reserve storage, operation, and management activities pursuant to the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (42
U.S.C. 6201 et seq.), $7,600,000, to remain available until expended.
ENERGY INFORMATION ADMINISTRATION
For Department of Energy expenses necessary in carrying out the activities of the Energy Information Administration,
$122,000,000, to remain available until expended.
NON-DEFENSE ENVIRONMENTAL CLEANUP
For Department of Energy expenses, including the purchase, construction, and acquisition of plant and capital equipment and other expenses necessary for non-defense environmental cleanup activities in carrying out the purposes of the Department of Energy Organization Act (42 U.S.C. 7101 et seq.), including the acquisition or condemnation of any real property or any facility or for plant or facility acquisition, construction, or expansion, $255,000,000, to remain available until expended.
URANIUM ENRICHMENT DECONTAMINATION AND DECOMMISSIONING
FUND
For Department of Energy expenses necessary in carrying out uranium enrichment facility decontamination and decommissioning, remedial actions, and other activities of title II of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, and title X, subtitle A, of the Energy Policy Act of 1992, $673,749,000, to be derived from the Uranium Enrichment Decontamination and Decommissioning Fund, to remain available

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until expended, of which $32,959,000 shall be available in accord- ance with title X, subtitle A, of the Energy Policy Act of 1992.
SCIENCE
For Department of Energy expenses including the purchase, construction, and acquisition of plant and capital equipment, and other expenses necessary for science activities in carrying out the purposes of the Department of Energy Organization Act (42 U.S.C.
7101 et seq.), including the acquisition or condemnation of any real property or facility or for plant or facility acquisition, construc- tion, or expansion, and purchase of not more than 17 passenger motor vehicles for replacement only, including one ambulance and one bus, $5,350,200,000, to remain available until expended: Pro- vided, That of such amount, $185,000,000 shall be available until September 30, 2017, for program direction: Provided further, That of such amount, not more than $115,000,000 shall be made available for the in-kind contributions and related support activities of ITER: Provided further, That not later than May 2, 2016, the Secretary of Energy shall submit to the Committees on Appropriations of both Houses of Congress a report recommending either that the United States remain a partner in the ITER project after October
2017 or terminate participation, which shall include, as applicable, an estimate of either the full cost, by fiscal year, of all future Federal funding requirements for construction, operation, and maintenance of ITER or the cost of termination.
ADVANCED RESEARCH PROJECTS AGENCY—ENERGY
For Department of Energy expenses necessary in carrying out the activities authorized by section 5012 of the America COMPETES Act (Public Law 110–69), $291,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That of such amount, $29,250,000 shall be available until September 30, 2017, for program direction.
TITLE 17 INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY LOAN GUARANTEE PROGRAM
Such sums as are derived from amounts received from bor- rowers pursuant to section 1702(b) of the Energy Policy Act of
2005 under this heading in prior Acts, shall be collected in accord- ance with section 502(7) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974: Provided, That for necessary administrative expenses to carry out this Loan Guarantee program, $42,000,000 is appropriated, to remain available until September 30, 2017: Provided further, That
$25,000,000 of the fees collected pursuant to section 1702(h) of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 shall be credited as offsetting collec- tions to this account to cover administrative expenses and shall remain available until expended, so as to result in a final fiscal year 2016 appropriation from the general fund estimated at not more than $17,000,000: Provided further, That fees collected under section 1702(h) in excess of the amount appropriated for administra- tive expenses shall not be available until appropriated: Provided further, That the Department of Energy shall not subordinate any loan obligation to other financing in violation of section 1702 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 or subordinate any Guaranteed Obligation to any loan or other debt obligations in violation of section 609.10 of title 10, Code of Federal Regulations.

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ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY VEHICLES MANUFACTURING LOAN
PROGRAM
For Department of Energy administrative expenses necessary in carrying out the Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Loan Program, $6,000,000, to remain available until September
30, 2017.
DEPARTMENTAL ADMINISTRATION
For salaries and expenses of the Department of Energy nec- essary for departmental administration in carrying out the purposes of the Department of Energy Organization Act (42 U.S.C. 7101 et seq.), $248,142,000, to remain available until September 30,
2017, including the hire of passenger motor vehicles and official reception and representation expenses not to exceed $30,000, plus such additional amounts as necessary to cover increases in the estimated amount of cost of work for others notwithstanding the provisions of the Anti-Deficiency Act (31 U.S.C. 1511 et seq.): Pro- vided, That such increases in cost of work are offset by revenue increases of the same or greater amount: Provided further, That moneys received by the Department for miscellaneous revenues estimated to total $117,171,000 in fiscal year 2016 may be retained and used for operating expenses within this account, as authorized by section 201 of Public Law 95–238, notwithstanding the provisions of 31 U.S.C. 3302: Provided further, That the sum herein appro- priated shall be reduced as collections are received during the fiscal year so as to result in a final fiscal year 2016 appropriation from the general fund estimated at not more than $130,971,000: Provided further, That of the total amount made available under this heading, $31,297,000 is for Energy Policy and Systems Anal- ysis.
OFFICE OF THE INSPECTOR GENERAL
For expenses necessary for the Office of the Inspector General in carrying out the provisions of the Inspector General Act of
1978, $46,424,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017.
ATOMIC ENERGY DEFENSE ACTIVITIES NATIONAL NUCLEAR SECURITY ADMINISTRATION WEAPONS ACTIVITIES
For Department of Energy expenses, including the purchase, construction, and acquisition of plant and capital equipment and other incidental expenses necessary for atomic energy defense weapons activities in carrying out the purposes of the Department of Energy Organization Act (42 U.S.C. 7101 et seq.), including the acquisition or condemnation of any real property or any facility or for plant or facility acquisition, construction, or expansion,
$8,846,948,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That of such amount, $97,118,000 shall be available until September
30, 2017, for program direction: Provided further, That funding made available under this heading may be made available for project engineering and design for the Albuquerque Complex Project.

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DEFENSE NUCLEAR NONPROLIFERATION
For Department of Energy expenses, including the purchase, construction, and acquisition of plant and capital equipment and other incidental expenses necessary for defense nuclear non- proliferation activities, in carrying out the purposes of the Depart- ment of Energy Organization Act (42 U.S.C. 7101 et seq.), including the acquisition or condemnation of any real property or any facility or for plant or facility acquisition, construction, or expansion,
$1,940,302,000, to remain available until expended.
NAVAL REACTORS
For Department of Energy expenses necessary for naval reac- tors activities to carry out the Department of Energy Organization Act (42 U.S.C. 7101 et seq.), including the acquisition (by purchase, condemnation, construction, or otherwise) of real property, plant, and capital equipment, facilities, and facility expansion,
$1,375,496,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That of such amount, $42,504,000 shall be available until September
30, 2017, for program direction.
FEDERAL SALARIES AND EXPENSES (INCLUDING RESCISSION OF FUNDS)
For expenses necessary for Federal Salaries and Expenses in the National Nuclear Security Administration, $383,666,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017, including official recep- tion and representation expenses not to exceed $12,000: Provided, That of the unobligated balances from prior year appropriations available under this heading, $19,900,000 is hereby rescinded: Pro- vided further, That no amounts may be rescinded from amounts that were designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to a concurrent resolution on the budget or the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
ENVIRONMENTAL AND OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES DEFENSE ENVIRONMENTAL CLEANUP
For Department of Energy expenses, including the purchase,
construction, and acquisition of plant and capital equipment and other expenses necessary for atomic energy defense environmental cleanup activities in carrying out the purposes of the Department of Energy Organization Act (42 U.S.C. 7101 et seq.), including the acquisition or condemnation of any real property or any facility or for plant or facility acquisition, construction, or expansion, and the purchase of not to exceed one fire apparatus pumper truck and one armored vehicle for replacement only, $5,289,742,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That of such amount
$281,951,000 shall be available until September 30, 2017, for pro- gram direction.
OTHER DEFENSE ACTIVITIES
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other expenses, necessary for atomic energy defense, other defense activities, and classified activities, in carrying out the purposes of the Department of Energy Organization Act (42 U.S.C. 7101 et seq.), including the acquisition or condemnation of any real property or any facility or for plant or facility acquisition, construc- tion, or expansion, $776,425,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That of such amount, $249,137,000 shall be available until September 30, 2017, for program direction.
POWER MARKETING ADMINISTRATIONS BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION FUND
Expenditures from the Bonneville Power Administration Fund, established pursuant to Public Law 93–454, are approved for the Shoshone Paiute Trout Hatchery, the Spokane Tribal Hatchery, the Snake River Sockeye Weirs and, in addition, for official reception and representation expenses in an amount not to exceed $5,000: Provided, That during fiscal year 2016, no new direct loan obliga- tions may be made.
OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE, SOUTHEASTERN POWER
ADMINISTRATION
For expenses necessary for operation and maintenance of power transmission facilities and for marketing electric power and energy, including transmission wheeling and ancillary services, pursuant to section 5 of the Flood Control Act of 1944 (16 U.S.C. 825s), as applied to the southeastern power area, $6,900,000, including official reception and representation expenses in an amount not to exceed $1,500, to remain available until expended: Provided, That notwithstanding 31 U.S.C. 3302 and section 5 of the Flood Control Act of 1944, up to $6,900,000 collected by the Southeastern Power Administration from the sale of power and related services shall be credited to this account as discretionary offsetting collec- tions, to remain available until expended for the sole purpose of funding the annual expenses of the Southeastern Power Administra- tion: Provided further, That the sum herein appropriated for annual expenses shall be reduced as collections are received during the fiscal year so as to result in a final fiscal year 2016 appropriation estimated at not more than $0: Provided further, That notwith- standing 31 U.S.C. 3302, up to $66,500,000 collected by the South- eastern Power Administration pursuant to the Flood Control Act of 1944 to recover purchase power and wheeling expenses shall be credited to this account as offsetting collections, to remain avail- able until expended for the sole purpose of making purchase power and wheeling expenditures: Provided further, That for purposes of this appropriation, annual expenses means expenditures that are generally recovered in the same year that they are incurred (excluding purchase power and wheeling expenses).
OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE, SOUTHWESTERN POWER
ADMINISTRATION
For expenses necessary for operation and maintenance of power transmission facilities and for marketing electric power and energy, for construction and acquisition of transmission lines, substations and appurtenant facilities, and for administrative expenses,

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including official reception and representation expenses in an amount not to exceed $1,500 in carrying out section 5 of the Flood Control Act of 1944 (16 U.S.C. 825s), as applied to the Southwestern Power Administration, $47,361,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That notwithstanding 31 U.S.C. 3302 and sec- tion 5 of the Flood Control Act of 1944 (16 U.S.C. 825s), up to
$35,961,000 collected by the Southwestern Power Administration from the sale of power and related services shall be credited to this account as discretionary offsetting collections, to remain avail- able until expended, for the sole purpose of funding the annual expenses of the Southwestern Power Administration: Provided fur- ther, That the sum herein appropriated for annual expenses shall be reduced as collections are received during the fiscal year so as to result in a final fiscal year 2016 appropriation estimated at not more than $11,400,000: Provided further, That notwith- standing 31 U.S.C. 3302, up to $63,000,000 collected by the South- western Power Administration pursuant to the Flood Control Act of 1944 to recover purchase power and wheeling expenses shall be credited to this account as offsetting collections, to remain avail- able until expended for the sole purpose of making purchase power and wheeling expenditures: Provided further, That for purposes of this appropriation, annual expenses means expenditures that are generally recovered in the same year that they are incurred (excluding purchase power and wheeling expenses).
CONSTRUCTION, REHABILITATION, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE, WESTERN AREA POWER ADMINISTRATION
For carrying out the functions authorized by title III, section
302(a)(1)(E) of the Act of August 4, 1977 (42 U.S.C. 7152), and
other related activities including conservation and renewable
resources programs as authorized, $307,714,000, including official
reception and representation expenses in an amount not to exceed
$1,500, to remain available until expended, of which $302,000,000
shall be derived from the Department of the Interior Reclamation
Fund: Provided, That notwithstanding 31 U.S.C. 3302, section 5
of the Flood Control Act of 1944 (16 U.S.C. 825s), and section
1 of the Interior Department Appropriation Act, 1939 (43 U.S.C.
392a), up to $214,342,000 collected by the Western Area Power
Administration from the sale of power and related services shall
be credited to this account as discretionary offsetting collections,
to remain available until expended, for the sole purpose of funding
the annual expenses of the Western Area Power Administration:

Provided further, That the sum herein appropriated for annual

expenses shall be reduced as collections are received during the
fiscal year so as to result in a final fiscal year 2016 appropriation
estimated at not more than $93,372,000, of which $87,658,000 is
derived from the Reclamation Fund: Provided further, That notwith-
standing 31 U.S.C. 3302, up to $352,813,000 collected by the
Western Area Power Administration pursuant to the Flood Control
Act of 1944 and the Reclamation Project Act of 1939 to recover
purchase power and wheeling expenses shall be credited to this
account as offsetting collections, to remain available until expended
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expenditures: Provided further, That for purposes of this appropria- tion, annual expenses means expenditures that are generally recov- ered in the same year that they are incurred (excluding purchase power and wheeling expenses).
FALCON AND AMISTAD OPERATING AND MAINTENANCE FUND
For operation, maintenance, and emergency costs for the hydro- electric facilities at the Falcon and Amistad Dams, $4,490,000, to remain available until expended, and to be derived from the Falcon and Amistad Operating and Maintenance Fund of the Western Area Power Administration, as provided in section 2 of the Act of June 18, 1954 (68 Stat. 255): Provided, That notwith- standing the provisions of that Act and of 31 U.S.C. 3302, up to $4,262,000 collected by the Western Area Power Administration from the sale of power and related services from the Falcon and Amistad Dams shall be credited to this account as discretionary offsetting collections, to remain available until expended for the sole purpose of funding the annual expenses of the hydroelectric facilities of these Dams and associated Western Area Power Administration activities: Provided further, That the sum herein appropriated for annual expenses shall be reduced as collections are received during the fiscal year so as to result in a final fiscal year 2016 appropriation estimated at not more than $228,000: Provided further, That for purposes of this appropriation, annual expenses means expenditures that are generally recovered in the same year that they are incurred: Provided further, That for fiscal year 2016, the Administrator of the Western Area Power Adminis- tration may accept up to $460,000 in funds contributed by United States power customers of the Falcon and Amistad Dams for deposit into the Falcon and Amistad Operating and Maintenance Fund, and such funds shall be available for the purpose for which contrib- uted in like manner as if said sums had been specifically appro- priated for such purpose: Provided further, That any such funds shall be available without further appropriation and without fiscal year limitation for use by the Commissioner of the United States Section of the International Boundary and Water Commission for the sole purpose of operating, maintaining, repairing, rehabilitating, replacing, or upgrading the hydroelectric facilities at these Dams in accordance with agreements reached between the Administrator, Commissioner, and the power customers.
FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION

SALARIES AND EXPENSES

For expenses necessary for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to carry out the provisions of the Department of Energy Organization Act (42 U.S.C. 7101 et seq.), including services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109, official reception and representation expenses not to exceed $3,000, and the hire of passenger motor vehicles, $319,800,000, to remain available until expended: Pro- vided, That notwithstanding any other provision of law, not to exceed $319,800,000 of revenues from fees and annual charges, and other services and collections in fiscal year 2016 shall be retained and used for expenses necessary in this account, and shall remain available until expended: Provided further, That the sum herein appropriated from the general fund shall be reduced

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as revenues are received during fiscal year 2016 so as to result in a final fiscal year 2016 appropriation from the general fund estimated at not more than $0.
GENERAL PROVISIONS—DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

(INCLUDING TRANSFER AND RESCISSIONS OF FUNDS)

SEC. 301. (a) No appropriation, funds, or authority made avail- able by this title for the Department of Energy shall be used to initiate or resume any program, project, or activity or to prepare or initiate Requests For Proposals or similar arrangements (including Requests for Quotations, Requests for Information, and Funding Opportunity Announcements) for a program, project, or activity if the program, project, or activity has not been funded by Congress.
(b)(1) Unless the Secretary of Energy notifies the Committees on Appropriations of both Houses of Congress at least 3 full business days in advance, none of the funds made available in this title may be used to—
(A) make a grant allocation or discretionary grant award totaling $1,000,000 or more;
(B) make a discretionary contract award or Other Trans- action Agreement totaling $1,000,000 or more, including a con- tract covered by the Federal Acquisition Regulation;
(C) issue a letter of intent to make an allocation, award, or Agreement in excess of the limits in subparagraph (A) or (B); or
(D) announce publicly the intention to make an allocation, award, or Agreement in excess of the limits in subparagraph (A) or (B).
(2) The Secretary of Energy shall submit to the Committees on Appropriations of both Houses of Congress within 15 days of the conclusion of each quarter a report detailing each grant alloca- tion or discretionary grant award totaling less than $1,000,000 provided during the previous quarter.
(3) The notification required by paragraph (1) and the report required by paragraph (2) shall include the recipient of the award, the amount of the award, the fiscal year for which the funds for the award were appropriated, the account and program, project, or activity from which the funds are being drawn, the title of the award, and a brief description of the activity for which the award is made.
(c) The Department of Energy may not, with respect to any program, project, or activity that uses budget authority made avail- able in this title under the heading ‘‘Department of Energy—Energy Programs’’, enter into a multiyear contract, award a multiyear grant, or enter into a multiyear cooperative agreement unless— (1) the contract, grant, or cooperative agreement is funded
for the full period of performance as anticipated at the time of award; or
(2) the contract, grant, or cooperative agreement includes a clause conditioning the Federal Government’s obligation on the availability of future year budget authority and the Sec- retary notifies the Committees on Appropriations of both Houses of Congress at least 3 days in advance.

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(d) Except as provided in subsections (e), (f), and (g), the amounts made available by this title shall be expended as author- ized by law for the programs, projects, and activities specified in the ‘‘Final Bill’’ column in the ‘‘Department of Energy’’ table included under the heading ‘‘Title III—Department of Energy’’ in the explanatory statement described in section 4 (in the matter preceding division A of this consolidated Act).
(e) The amounts made available by this title may be reprogrammed for any program, project, or activity, and the Depart- ment shall notify the Committees on Appropriations of both Houses of Congress at least 30 days prior to the use of any proposed reprogramming that would cause any program, project, or activity funding level to increase or decrease by more than $5,000,000 or 10 percent, whichever is less, during the time period covered by this Act.
(f) None of the funds provided in this title shall be available for obligation or expenditure through a reprogramming of funds that—
(1) creates, initiates, or eliminates a program, project, or activity;
(2) increases funds or personnel for any program, project, or activity for which funds are denied or restricted by this Act; or
(3) reduces funds that are directed to be used for a specific program, project, or activity by this Act.
(g)(1) The Secretary of Energy may waive any requirement or restriction in this section that applies to the use of funds made available for the Department of Energy if compliance with such requirement or restriction would pose a substantial risk to human health, the environment, welfare, or national security.
(2) The Secretary of Energy shall notify the Committees on Appropriations of both Houses of Congress of any waiver under paragraph (1) as soon as practicable, but not later than 3 days after the date of the activity to which a requirement or restriction would otherwise have applied. Such notice shall include an expla- nation of the substantial risk under paragraph (1) that permitted such waiver.
SEC. 302. The unexpended balances of prior appropriations provided for activities in this Act may be available to the same appropriation accounts for such activities established pursuant to this title. Available balances may be merged with funds in the applicable established accounts and thereafter may be accounted for as one fund for the same time period as originally enacted.
SEC. 303. Funds appropriated by this or any other Act, or made available by the transfer of funds in this Act, for intelligence activities are deemed to be specifically authorized by the Congress for purposes of section 504 of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C. 3094) during fiscal year 2016 until the enactment of the Intelligence Authorization Act for fiscal year 2016.
SEC. 304. None of the funds made available in this title shall be used for the construction of facilities classified as high-hazard nuclear facilities under 10 CFR Part 830 unless independent over- sight is conducted by the Office of Independent Enterprise Assess- ments to ensure the project is in compliance with nuclear safety requirements.
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Department of Energy Order 413.3B, or any successive depart- mental guidance, for construction projects where the total project cost exceeds $100,000,000, until a separate independent cost esti- mate has been developed for the project for that critical decision.
SEC. 306. Notwithstanding section 301(c) of this Act, none of the funds made available under the heading ‘‘Department of Energy—Energy Programs—Science’’ in this or any subsequent Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies appropria- tions Act for any fiscal year may be used for a multiyear contract, grant, cooperative agreement, or Other Transaction Agreement of
$1,000,000 or less unless the contract, grant, cooperative agreement, or Other Transaction Agreement is funded for the full period of performance as anticipated at the time of award.
SEC. 307. (a) None of the funds made available in this or any prior Act under the heading ‘‘Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation’’ may be made available to enter into new contracts with, or new agreements for Federal assistance to, the Russian Federation.
(b) The Secretary of Energy may waive the prohibition in sub- section (a) if the Secretary determines that such activity is in the national security interests of the United States. This waiver authority may not be delegated.
(c) A waiver under subsection (b) shall not be effective until
15 days after the date on which the Secretary submits to the Committees on Appropriations of both Houses of Congress, in classi- fied form if necessary, a report on the justification for the waiver.
SEC. 308. (a) NEW REGIONAL RESERVES.—The Secretary of Energy may not establish any new regional petroleum product reserve unless funding for the proposed regional petroleum product reserve is explicitly requested in advance in an annual budget submission and approved by the Congress in an appropriations Act.
(b) The budget request or notification shall include— (1) the justification for the new reserve;
(2) a cost estimate for the establishment, operation, and maintenance of the reserve, including funding sources;
(3) a detailed plan for operation of the reserve, including the conditions upon which the products may be released;
(4) the location of the reserve; and
(5) the estimate of the total inventory of the reserve.
SEC. 309. Of the amounts made available by this Act for
‘‘National Nuclear Security Administration—Weapons Activities’’, up to $50,000,000 may be reprogrammed within such account for Domestic Uranium Enrichment, subject to the notice requirement in section 301(e).
SEC. 310. (a) Unobligated balances available from appropria- tions are hereby rescinded from the following accounts of the Department of Energy in the specified amounts:
(1) ‘‘Energy Programs—Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’’, $1,355,149.00 from Public Law 110–161; $627,299.24 from Public Law 111–8; and $1,824,051.94 from Public Law 111–85.
(2) ‘‘Energy Programs—Science’’, $3,200,000.00.
(b) No amounts may be rescinded by this section from amounts that were designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to a concurrent resolution on the budget or the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
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in this title to Federally Funded Research and Development Centers sponsored by the Department of Energy.
SEC. 312. None of the funds made available in this Act may be used—
(1) to implement or enforce section 430.32(x) of title 10, Code of Federal Regulations; or
(2) to implement or enforce the standards established by the tables contained in section 325(i)(1)(B) of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (42 U.S.C. 6295(i)(1)(B)) with respect to BPAR incandescent reflector lamps, BR incandescent reflector lamps, and ER incandescent reflector lamps.
SEC. 313. (a) Of the funds appropriated in prior Acts under the headings ‘‘Fossil Energy Research and Development’’ and ‘‘Clean Coal Technology’’ for prior solicitations under the Clean Coal Power Initiative and FutureGen, not less than $160,000,000 from projects selected under such solicitations that have not reached financial close and have not secured funding sufficient to construct the project prior to 30 days after the date of enactment of this Act shall be deobligated, if necessary, shall be utilized for previously selected demonstration projects under such solicitations that have reached financial close or have otherwise secured funding sufficient to con- struct the project prior to 30 days after the date of enactment of this Act, and shall be allocated among such projects in proportion to the total financial contribution by the recipients to those projects stipulated in their respective cooperative agreements.
(b) Funds utilized pursuant to subsection (a) shall be adminis- tered in accordance with the provisions in the Act in which the funds for those demonstration projects were originally appropriated, except that financial assistance for costs in excess of those estimated as of the date of award of the original financial assistance may be provided in excess of the proportion of costs borne by the Govern-
ment in the original agreement and shall not be limited to 25
percent of the original financial assistance.
(c) No amounts may be repurposed pursuant to this section
from amounts that were designated by the Congress as an emer-
gency requirement pursuant to a concurrent resolution on the
budget or the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control
Act of 1985.
(d) This section shall be fully implemented not later than
60 days after the date of enactment of this Act.
TITLE IV INDEPENDENT AGENCIES APPALACHIAN REGIONAL COMMISSION
For expenses necessary to carry out the programs authorized by the Appalachian Regional Development Act of 1965, notwith- standing 40 U.S.C. 14704, and for expenses necessary for the Fed- eral Co-Chairman and the Alternate on the Appalachian Regional Commission, for payment of the Federal share of the administrative expenses of the Commission, including services as authorized by
5 U.S.C. 3109, and hire of passenger motor vehicles, $146,000,000, to remain available until expended.

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DEFENSE NUCLEAR FACILITIES SAFETY BOARD SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For expenses necessary for the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board in carrying out activities authorized by the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended by Public Law 100–456, section
1441, $29,150,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017.
DELTA REGIONAL AUTHORITY SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For expenses necessary for the Delta Regional Authority and to carry out its activities, as authorized by the Delta Regional Authority Act of 2000, notwithstanding sections 382C(b)(2), 382F(d),
382M, and 382N of said Act, $25,000,000, to remain available until expended.
DENALI COMMISSION
For expenses necessary for the Denali Commission including the purchase, construction, and acquisition of plant and capital equipment as necessary and other expenses, $11,000,000, to remain available until expended, notwithstanding the limitations contained in section 306(g) of the Denali Commission Act of 1998: Provided, That funds shall be available for construction projects in an amount not to exceed 80 percent of total project cost for distressed commu- nities, as defined by section 307 of the Denali Commission Act of 1998 (division C, title III, Public Law 105–277), as amended by section 701 of appendix D, title VII, Public Law 106–113 (113
Stat. 1501A–280), and an amount not to exceed 50 percent for non-distressed communities.
NORTHERN BORDER REGIONAL COMMISSION
For expenses necessary for the Northern Border Regional Commission in carrying out activities authorized by subtitle V of title 40, United States Code, $7,500,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That such amounts shall be available for administrative expenses, notwithstanding section 15751(b) of title 40, United States Code.
SOUTHEAST CRESCENT REGIONAL COMMISSION
For expenses necessary for the Southeast Crescent Regional Commission in carrying out activities authorized by subtitle V of title 40, United States Code, $250,000, to remain available until expended.
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For expenses necessary for the Commission in carrying out the purposes of the Energy Reorganization Act of 1974 and the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, $990,000,000, including official rep- resentation expenses not to exceed $25,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That of the amount appropriated herein,

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not more than $7,500,000 may be made available for salaries, travel, and other support costs for the Office of the Commission, to remain available until September 30, 2017, of which, notwith- standing section 201(a)(2)(c) of the Energy Reorganization Act of
1974 (42 U.S.C. 5841(a)(2)(c)), the use and expenditure shall only be approved by a majority vote of the Commission: Provided further, That revenues from licensing fees, inspection services, and other services and collections estimated at $872,864,000 in fiscal year
2016 shall be retained and used for necessary salaries and expenses
in this account, notwithstanding 31 U.S.C. 3302, and shall remain available until expended: Provided further, That the sum herein appropriated shall be reduced by the amount of revenues received during fiscal year 2016 so as to result in a final fiscal year 2016 appropriation estimated at not more than $117,136,000: Provided further, That of the amounts appropriated under this heading,
$10,000,000 shall be for university research and development in areas relevant to their respective organization’s mission, and
$5,000,000 shall be for a Nuclear Science and Engineering Grant Program that will support multiyear projects that do not align with programmatic missions but are critical to maintaining the discipline of nuclear science and engineering.

OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL

For expenses necessary for the Office of Inspector General in carrying out the provisions of the Inspector General Act of
1978, $12,136,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017: Provided, That revenues from licensing fees, inspection services, and other services and collections estimated at $10,060,000 in fiscal year 2016 shall be retained and be available until September 30,
2017, for necessary salaries and expenses in this account, notwith- standing section 3302 of title 31, United States Code: Provided further, That the sum herein appropriated shall be reduced by the amount of revenues received during fiscal year 2016 so as to result in a final fiscal year 2016 appropriation estimated at not more than $2,076,000: Provided further, That of the amounts appropriated under this heading, $958,000 shall be for Inspector General services for the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board, which shall not be available from fee revenues.
NUCLEAR WASTE TECHNICAL REVIEW BOARD SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For expenses necessary for the Nuclear Waste Technical Review
Board, as authorized by Public Law 100–203, section 5051,
$3,600,000, to be derived from the Nuclear Waste Fund, to remain available until September 30, 2017.
GENERAL PROVISIONS—INDEPENDENT AGENCIES
SEC. 401. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission shall comply with the July 5, 2011, version of Chapter VI of its Internal Commis- sion Procedures when responding to Congressional requests for information.
SEC. 402. (a) The amounts made available by this title for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission may be reprogrammed for any program, project, or activity, and the Commission shall notify the

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Committees on Appropriations of both Houses of Congress at least
30 days prior to the use of any proposed reprogramming that
would cause any program funding level to increase or decrease
by more than $500,000 or 10 percent, whichever is less, during
the time period covered by this Act.
(b)(1) The Nuclear Regulatory Commission may waive the
notification requirement in (a) if compliance with such requirement would pose a substantial risk to human health, the environment, welfare, or national security.
(2) The Nuclear Regulatory Commission shall notify the Committees on Appropriations of both Houses of Congress of any waiver under paragraph (1) as soon as practicable, but not later than 3 days after the date of the activity to which a requirement or restriction would otherwise have applied. Such notice shall include an explanation of the substantial risk under paragraph (1) that permitted such waiver and shall provide a detailed report to the Committees of such waiver and changes to funding levels to programs, projects, or activities.
(c) Except as provided in subsections (a), (b), and (d), the amounts made available by this title for ‘‘Nuclear Regulatory Commission—Salaries and Expenses’’ shall be expended as directed in the explanatory statement described in section 4 (in the matter preceding division A of this consolidated Act).
(d) None of the funds provided for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission shall be available for obligation or expenditure through a reprogramming of funds that increases funds or personnel for any program, project, or activity for which funds are denied or restricted by this Act.
(e) The Commission shall provide a monthly report to the Committees on Appropriations of both Houses of Congress, which includes the following for each program, project, or activity, including any prior year appropriations—
(1) total budget authority;
(2) total unobligated balances; and
(3) total unliquidated obligations.
SEC. 403. Public Law 105–277, division A, section 101(g) (title
III, section 329(a), (b)) is amended by inserting, in subsection (b),
after ‘‘State law’’ and before the period the following: ‘‘or for the
construction and repair of barge mooring points and barge landing
sites to facilitate pumping fuel from fuel transport barges into
bulk fuel storage tanks.’’.
TITLE V GENERAL PROVISIONS
SEC. 501. None of the funds appropriated by this Act may be used in any way, directly or indirectly, to influence congressional action on any legislation or appropriation matters pending before Congress, other than to communicate to Members of Congress as described in 18 U.S.C. 1913.
SEC. 502. (a) None of the funds made available in title III of this Act may be transferred to any department, agency, or instrumentality of the United States Government, except pursuant to a transfer made by or transfer authority provided in this Act or any other appropriations Act for any fiscal year, transfer

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authority referenced in the explanatory statement described in sec- tion 4 (in the matter preceding division A of this consolidated Act), or any authority whereby a department, agency, or instrumen- tality of the United States Government may provide goods or serv- ices to another department, agency, or instrumentality.
(b) None of the funds made available for any department, agency, or instrumentality of the United States Government may be transferred to accounts funded in title III of this Act, except pursuant to a transfer made by or transfer authority provided in this Act or any other appropriations Act for any fiscal year, transfer authority referenced in the explanatory statement described in section 4 (in the matter preceding division A of this consolidated Act), or any authority whereby a department, agency, or instrumentality of the United States Government may provide goods or services to another department, agency, or instrumentality. (c) The head of any relevant department or agency funded
in this Act utilizing any transfer authority shall submit to the Committees on Appropriations of both Houses of Congress a semi- annual report detailing the transfer authorities, except for any authority whereby a department, agency, or instrumentality of the United States Government may provide goods or services to another department, agency, or instrumentality, used in the previous 6 months and in the year-to-date. This report shall include the amounts transferred and the purposes for which they were trans- ferred, and shall not replace or modify existing notification require- ments for each authority.
SEC. 503. None of the funds made available by this Act may be used in contravention of Executive Order No. 12898 of February
11, 1994 (Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice in
Minority Populations and Low-Income Populations).
This division may be cited as the ‘‘Energy and Water Develop- ment and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016’’.

DIVISION E—FINANCIAL SERVICES AND GENERAL GOVERNMENT APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2016

TITLE I DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY DEPARTMENTAL OFFICES

SALARIES AND EXPENSES

For necessary expenses of the Departmental Offices including operation and maintenance of the Treasury Building and Annex; hire of passenger motor vehicles; maintenance, repairs, and improvements of, and purchase of commercial insurance policies for, real properties leased or owned overseas, when necessary for the performance of official business; executive direction program activities; international affairs and economic policy activities; domestic finance and tax policy activities, including technical assist- ance to Puerto Rico; and Treasury-wide management policies and programs activities, $222,500,000: Provided, That of the amount appropriated under this heading—
(1) not to exceed $350,000 is for official reception and representation expenses;

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(2) not to exceed $258,000 is for unforeseen emergencies of a confidential nature to be allocated and expended under the direction of the Secretary of the Treasury and to be accounted for solely on the Secretary’s certificate; and
(3) not to exceed $22,200,000 shall remain available until
September 30, 2017, for—
(A) the Treasury-wide Financial Statement Audit and
Internal Control Program;
(B) information technology modernization require- ments;
(C) the audit, oversight, and administration of the
Gulf Coast Restoration Trust Fund; and
(D) the development and implementation of programs within the Office of Critical Infrastructure Protection and Compliance Policy, including entering into cooperative agreements.

OFFICE OF TERRORISM AND FINANCIAL INTELLIGENCE SALARIES AND EXPENSES

For the necessary expenses of the Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence to safeguard the financial system against illicit use and to combat rogue nations, terrorist facilitators, weapons of mass destruction proliferators, money launderers, drug kingpins, and other national security threats, $117,000,000: Pro- vided, That of the amount appropriated under this heading: (1) not to exceed $27,100,000 is available for administrative expenses; and (2) $5,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017.

DEPARTMENT-WIDE SYSTEMS AND CAPITAL INVESTMENTS PROGRAMS (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

For development and acquisition of automatic data processing equipment, software, and services and for repairs and renovations to buildings owned by the Department of the Treasury, $5,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2018: Provided, That these funds shall be transferred to accounts and in amounts as necessary to satisfy the requirements of the Department’s offices, bureaus, and other organizations: Provided further, That this transfer authority shall be in addition to any other transfer authority pro- vided in this Act: Provided further, That none of the funds appro- priated under this heading shall be used to support or supplement
‘‘Internal Revenue Service, Operations Support’’ or ‘‘Internal Rev- enue Service, Business Systems Modernization’’.

OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL SALARIES AND EXPENSES

For necessary expenses of the Office of Inspector General in carrying out the provisions of the Inspector General Act of 1978,
$35,416,000, including hire of passenger motor vehicles; of which not to exceed $100,000 shall be available for unforeseen emergencies of a confidential nature, to be allocated and expended under the direction of the Inspector General of the Treasury; of which up to $2,800,000 to remain available until September 30, 2017, shall

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be for audits and investigations conducted pursuant to section 1608 of the Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportuni- ties, and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act of 2012 (33 U.S.C. 1321 note); and of which not to exceed $1,000 shall be available for official reception and representation expenses.

TREASURY INSPECTOR GENERAL FOR TAX ADMINISTRATION SALARIES AND EXPENSES

For necessary expenses of the Treasury Inspector General for
Tax Administration in carrying out the Inspector General Act of
1978, as amended, including purchase and hire of passenger motor
vehicles (31 U.S.C. 1343(b)); and services authorized by 5 U.S.C.
3109, at such rates as may be determined by the Inspector General
for Tax Administration; $167,275,000, of which $5,000,000 shall
remain available until September 30, 2017; of which not to exceed
$6,000,000 shall be available for official travel expenses; of which
not to exceed $500,000 shall be available for unforeseen emergencies
of a confidential nature, to be allocated and expended under the
direction of the Inspector General for Tax Administration; and
of which not to exceed $1,500 shall be available for official reception
and representation expenses.

SPECIAL INSPECTOR GENERAL FOR THE TROUBLED ASSET RELIEF PROGRAM

SALARIES AND EXPENSES

For necessary expenses of the Office of the Special Inspector General in carrying out the provisions of the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 (Public Law 110–343), $40,671,000.
FINANCIAL CRIMES ENFORCEMENT NETWORK SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For necessary expenses of the Financial Crimes Enforcement
Network, including hire of passenger motor vehicles; travel and
training expenses of non-Federal and foreign government personnel
to attend meetings and training concerned with domestic and for- eign financial intelligence activities, law enforcement, and financial regulation; services authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109; not to exceed
$10,000 for official reception and representation expenses; and for assistance to Federal law enforcement agencies, with or without reimbursement, $112,979,000, of which not to exceed $34,335,000 shall remain available until September 30, 2018.
TREASURY FORFEITURE FUND (RESCISSION)
Of the unobligated balances available under this heading,
$700,000,000 are rescinded.

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BUREAU OF THE FISCAL SERVICE SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For necessary expenses of operations of the Bureau of the
Fiscal Service, $363,850,000; of which not to exceed $4,210,000, to remain available until September 30, 2018, is for information systems modernization initiatives; of which $5,000 shall be available for official reception and representation expenses; and of which not to exceed $19,800,000, to remain available until September
30, 2018, is to support the Department’s activities related to implementation of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA Act; Public Law 113–101), including changes in business processes, workforce, or information technology to support high quality, transparent Federal spending information.
In addition, $165,000, to be derived from the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund to reimburse administrative and personnel expenses for financial management of the Fund, as authorized by section
1012 of Public Law 101–380.
ALCOHOL AND TOBACCO TAX AND TRADE BUREAU SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For necessary expenses of carrying out section 1111 of the
Homeland Security Act of 2002, including hire of passenger motor vehicles, $106,439,000; of which not to exceed $6,000 for official reception and representation expenses; not to exceed $50,000 for cooperative research and development programs for laboratory serv- ices; and provision of laboratory assistance to State and local agen- cies with or without reimbursement: Provided, That of the amount appropriated under this heading, $5,000,000 shall be for the costs of accelerating the processing of formula and label applications.
UNITED STATES MINT

UNITED STATES MINT PUBLIC ENTERPRISE FUND

Pursuant to section 5136 of title 31, United States Code, the United States Mint is provided funding through the United States Mint Public Enterprise Fund for costs associated with the produc- tion of circulating coins, numismatic coins, and protective services, including both operating expenses and capital investments: Pro- vided, That the aggregate amount of new liabilities and obligations incurred during fiscal year 2016 under such section 5136 for circu- lating coinage and protective service capital investments of the United States Mint shall not exceed $20,000,000.
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS FUND
PROGRAM ACCOUNT
To carry out the Riegle Community Development and Regu- latory Improvements Act of 1994 (subtitle A of title I of Public Law 103–325), including services authorized by section 3109 of title 5, United States Code, but at rates for individuals not to exceed the per diem rate equivalent to the rate for EX–3,
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(1) not less than $153,423,000, notwithstanding section
108(e) of Public Law 103–325 (12 U.S.C. 4707(e)) with regard
to Small and/or Emerging Community Development Financial
Institutions Assistance awards, is available until September
30, 2017, for financial assistance and technical assistance under
subparagraphs (A) and (B) of section 108(a)(1), respectively,
of Public Law 103–325 (12 U.S.C. 4707(a)(1)(A) and (B)), of
which up to $3,102,500 may be used for the cost of direct
loans: Provided, That the cost of direct and guaranteed loans,
including the cost of modifying such loans, shall be as defined
in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974: Provided

further, That these funds are available to subsidize gross obliga-

tions for the principal amount of direct loans not to exceed
$25,000,000;
(2) not less than $15,500,000, notwithstanding section
108(e) of Public Law 103–325 (12 U.S.C. 4707(e)), is available
until September 30, 2017, for financial assistance, technical
assistance, training and outreach programs designed to benefit
Native American, Native Hawaiian, and Alaskan Native
communities and provided primarily through qualified commu-
nity development lender organizations with experience and
expertise in community development banking and lending in
Indian country, Native American organizations, tribes and
tribal organizations, and other suitable providers;
(3) not less than $19,000,000 is available until September
30, 2017, for the Bank Enterprise Award program;
(4) not less than $22,000,000, notwithstanding subsections
(d) and (e) of section 108 of Public Law 103–325 (12 U.S.C.
4707(d) and (e)), is available until September 30, 2017, for
a Healthy Food Financing Initiative to provide financial assist-
ance, technical assistance, training, and outreach to community
development financial institutions for the purpose of offering
affordable financing and technical assistance to expand the
availability of healthy food options in distressed communities;
(5) up to $23,600,000 is available until September 30, 2016,
for administrative expenses, including administration of CDFI
fund programs and the New Markets Tax Credit Program,
of which not less than $1,000,000 is for capacity building to
expand CDFI investments in underserved rural areas, and
up to $300,000 is for administrative expenses to carry out
the direct loan program; and
(6) during fiscal year 2016, none of the funds available
under this heading are available for the cost, as defined in
section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, of commit-
ments to guarantee bonds and notes under section 114A of
the Riegle Community Development and Regulatory Improve-
ment Act of 1994 (12 U.S.C. 4713a): Provided, That commit-
ments to guarantee bonds and notes under such section 114A
shall not exceed $750,000,000: Provided further, That such
section 114A shall remain in effect until September 30, 2016.

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INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE TAXPAYER SERVICES
For necessary expenses of the Internal Revenue Service to provide taxpayer services, including pre-filing assistance and edu- cation, filing and account services, taxpayer advocacy services, and other services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109, at such rates as may be determined by the Commissioner, $2,156,554,000, of which not less than $6,500,000 shall be for the Tax Counseling for the Elderly Program, of which not less than $12,000,000 shall be avail- able for low-income taxpayer clinic grants, and of which not less than $15,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017, shall be available for a Community Volunteer Income Tax Assist- ance matching grants program for tax return preparation assist- ance, of which not less than $206,000,000 shall be available for operating expenses of the Taxpayer Advocate Service: Provided, That of the amounts made available for the Taxpayer Advocate Service, not less than $5,000,000 shall be for identity theft casework.

ENFORCEMENT

For necessary expenses for tax enforcement activities of the Internal Revenue Service to determine and collect owed taxes, to provide legal and litigation support, to conduct criminal investiga- tions, to enforce criminal statutes related to violations of internal revenue laws and other financial crimes, to purchase and hire passenger motor vehicles (31 U.S.C. 1343(b)), and to provide other services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109, at such rates as may be determined by the Commissioner, $4,860,000,000, of which not to exceed $50,000,000 shall remain available until September 30,
2017, and of which not less than $60,257,000 shall be for the
Interagency Crime and Drug Enforcement program.

26 USC 7801 note.

OPERATIONS SUPPORT

For necessary expenses of the Internal Revenue Service to support taxpayer services and enforcement programs, including rent payments; facilities services; printing; postage; physical security; headquarters and other IRS-wide administration activities; research and statistics of income; telecommunications; information tech- nology development, enhancement, operations, maintenance, and security; the hire of passenger motor vehicles (31 U.S.C. 1343(b)); the operations of the Internal Revenue Service Oversight Board; and other services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109, at such rates as may be determined by the Commissioner; $3,638,446,000, of which not to exceed $50,000,000 shall remain available until Sep- tember 30, 2017; of which not to exceed $10,000,000 shall remain available until expended for acquisition of equipment and construc- tion, repair and renovation of facilities; of which not to exceed
$1,000,000 shall remain available until September 30, 2018, for research; of which not to exceed $20,000 shall be for official recep- tion and representation expenses: Provided, That not later than
30 days after the end of each quarter, the Internal Revenue Service shall submit a report to the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate and the Comptroller Gen- eral of the United States detailing the cost and schedule perform- ance for its major information technology investments, including

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the purpose and life-cycle stages of the investments; the reasons for any cost and schedule variances; the risks of such investments and strategies the Internal Revenue Service is using to mitigate such risks; and the expected developmental milestones to be achieved and costs to be incurred in the next quarter: Provided further, That the Internal Revenue Service shall include, in its budget justification for fiscal year 2017, a summary of cost and schedule performance information for its major information tech- nology systems.

BUSINESS SYSTEMS MODERNIZATION

For necessary expenses of the Internal Revenue Service’s busi- ness systems modernization program, $290,000,000, to remain avail- able until September 30, 2018, for the capital asset acquisition of information technology systems, including management and related contractual costs of said acquisitions, including related Internal Revenue Service labor costs, and contractual costs associ- ated with operations authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109: Provided, That not later than 30 days after the end of each quarter, the Internal Revenue Service shall submit a report to the Committees on Appro- priations of the House of Representatives and the Senate and the Comptroller General of the United States detailing the cost and schedule performance for CADE 2 and Modernized e-File information technology investments, including the purposes and life-cycle stages of the investments; the reasons for any cost and schedule variances; the risks of such investments and the strategies the Internal Revenue Service is using to mitigate such risks; and the expected developmental milestones to be achieved and costs to be incurred in the next quarter.

ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONSINTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

SEC. 101. Not to exceed 5 percent of any appropriation made available in this Act to the Internal Revenue Service may be trans- ferred to any other Internal Revenue Service appropriation upon the advance approval of the Committees on Appropriations.
SEC. 102. The Internal Revenue Service shall maintain an employee training program, which shall include the following topics: taxpayers’ rights, dealing courteously with taxpayers, cross-cultural relations, ethics, and the impartial application of tax law.
SEC. 103. The Internal Revenue Service shall institute and enforce policies and procedures that will safeguard the confiden-
tiality of taxpayer information and protect taxpayers against identity theft.
SEC. 104. Funds made available by this or any other Act to the Internal Revenue Service shall be available for improved facili- ties and increased staffing to provide sufficient and effective 1–
800 help line service for taxpayers. The Commissioner shall con- tinue to make improvements to the Internal Revenue Service 1–
800 help line service a priority and allocate resources necessary to enhance the response time to taxpayer communications, particu- larly with regard to victims of tax-related crimes.
SEC. 105. None of the funds made available to the Internal Revenue Service by this Act may be used to make a video unless the Service-Wide Video Editorial Board determines in advance that

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making the video is appropriate, taking into account the cost, topic, tone, and purpose of the video.
SEC. 106. The Internal Revenue Service shall issue a notice of confirmation of any address change relating to an employer making employment tax payments, and such notice shall be sent to both the employer’s former and new address and an officer or employee of the Internal Revenue Service shall give special consideration to an offer-in-compromise from a taxpayer who has been the victim of fraud by a third party payroll tax preparer.
SEC. 107. None of the funds made available under this Act may be used by the Internal Revenue Service to target citizens of the United States for exercising any right guaranteed under the First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States.
SEC. 108. None of the funds made available in this Act may be used by the Internal Revenue Service to target groups for regu- latory scrutiny based on their ideological beliefs.
SEC. 109. None of funds made available by this Act to the Internal Revenue Service shall be obligated or expended on con- ferences that do not adhere to the procedures, verification processes, documentation requirements, and policies issued by the Chief Financial Officer, Human Capital Office, and Agency-Wide Shared Services as a result of the recommendations in the report published on May 31, 2013, by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration entitled ‘‘Review of the August 2010 Small Business/ Self-Employed Division’s Conference in Anaheim, California’’ (Ref- erence Number 2013–10–037).
SEC. 110. None of the funds made available in this Act to the Internal Revenue Service may be obligated or expended—
(1) to make a payment to any employee under a bonus, award, or recognition program; or
(2) under any hiring or personnel selection process with respect to re-hiring a former employee,
unless such program or process takes into account the conduct and Federal tax compliance of such employee or former employee.
SEC. 111. None of the funds made available by this Act may be used in contravention of section 6103 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (relating to confidentiality and disclosure of returns and return information).
SEC. 112. Except to the extent provided in section 6014, 6020, or 6201(d) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, no funds in this or any other Act shall be available to the Secretary of the Treasury to provide to any person a proposed final return or state- ment for use by such person to satisfy a filing or reporting require- ment under such Code.
SEC. 113. In addition to the amounts otherwise made available in this Act for the Internal Revenue Service, $290,000,000, to be available until September 30, 2017, shall be transferred by the Commissioner to the ‘‘Taxpayer Services’’, ‘‘Enforcement’’, or ‘‘Oper- ations Support’’ accounts of the Internal Revenue Service for an additional amount to be used solely for measurable improvements in the customer service representative level of service rate, to improve the identification and prevention of refund fraud and identity theft, and to enhance cybersecurity to safeguard taxpayer data: Provided, That such funds shall supplement, not supplant any other amounts made available by the Internal Revenue Service for such purpose: Provided further, That such funds shall not be available until the Commissioner submits to the Committees on

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Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate a spending plan for such funds: Provided further, That such funds shall not be used to support any provision of Public Law 111–
148, Public Law 111–152, or any amendment made by either such
Public Law.
ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS—DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS)
SEC. 114. Appropriations to the Department of the Treasury
in this Act shall be available for uniforms or allowances therefor, as authorized by law (5 U.S.C. 5901), including maintenance, repairs, and cleaning; purchase of insurance for official motor vehicles operated in foreign countries; purchase of motor vehicles without regard to the general purchase price limitations for vehicles purchased and used overseas for the current fiscal year; entering into contracts with the Department of State for the furnishing of health and medical services to employees and their dependents serving in foreign countries; and services authorized by 5 U.S.C.
3109.
SEC. 115. Not to exceed 2 percent of any appropriations in this title made available under the headings ‘‘Departmental Offices—Salaries and Expenses’’, ‘‘Office of Inspector General’’, ‘‘Spe- cial Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program’’,
‘‘Financial Crimes Enforcement Network’’, ‘‘Bureau of the Fiscal Service’’, and ‘‘Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau’’ may be transferred between such appropriations upon the advance approval of the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate: Provided, That, upon advance approval of such Committees, not to exceed 2 percent of any such appropriations may be transferred to the ‘‘Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence’’: Provided further, That no transfer under this section may increase or decrease any such appropriation by more than 2 percent.
SEC. 116. Not to exceed 2 percent of any appropriation made available in this Act to the Internal Revenue Service may be trans- ferred to the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration’s appropriation upon the advance approval of the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate: Provided, That no transfer may increase or decrease any such appropriation by more than 2 percent.
SEC. 117. None of the funds appropriated in this Act or other- wise available to the Department of the Treasury or the Bureau of Engraving and Printing may be used to redesign the $1 Federal Reserve note.
SEC. 118. The Secretary of the Treasury may transfer funds from the ‘‘Bureau of the Fiscal Service-Salaries and Expenses’’ to the Debt Collection Fund as necessary to cover the costs of debt collection: Provided, That such amounts shall be reimbursed to such salaries and expenses account from debt collections received in the Debt Collection Fund.
SEC. 119. None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this or any other Act may be used by the United States Mint to construct or operate any museum without the explicit approval of the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate, the House Committee on Financial

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Services, and the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and
Urban Affairs.
SEC. 120. None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made
available by this or any other Act or source to the Department
of the Treasury, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, and the
United States Mint, individually or collectively, may be used to
consolidate any or all functions of the Bureau of Engraving and
Printing and the United States Mint without the explicit approval
of the House Committee on Financial Services; the Senate Com-
mittee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs; and the Commit-
tees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the
Senate.
SEC. 121. Funds appropriated by this Act, or made available
by the transfer of funds in this Act, for the Department of the
Treasury’s intelligence or intelligence related activities are deemed
to be specifically authorized by the Congress for purposes of section
504 of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C. 414) during
fiscal year 2016 until the enactment of the Intelligence Authoriza-
tion Act for Fiscal Year 2016.
SEC. 122. Not to exceed $5,000 shall be made available from
the Bureau of Engraving and Printing’s Industrial Revolving Fund
for necessary official reception and representation expenses.
SEC. 123. The Secretary of the Treasury shall submit a Capital
Investment Plan to the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate
and the House of Representatives not later than 30 days following
the submission of the annual budget submitted by the President:

Provided, That such Capital Investment Plan shall include capital

investment spending from all accounts within the Department of
the Treasury, including but not limited to the Department-wide
Systems and Capital Investment Programs account, Treasury Fran-
chise Fund account, and the Treasury Forfeiture Fund account:

Provided further, That such Capital Investment Plan shall include

expenditures occurring in previous fiscal years for each capital
investment project that has not been fully completed.
SEC. 124. (a) Not later than 60 days after the end of each
quarter, the Office of Financial Stability and the Office of Financial
Research shall submit reports on their activities to the Committees
on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate,
the Committee on Financial Services of the House of Representa-
tives and the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban
Affairs.
(b) The reports required under subsection (a) shall include—
(1) the obligations made during the previous quarter by
object class, office, and activity;
(2) the estimated obligations for the remainder of the fiscal
year by object class, office, and activity;
(3) the number of full-time equivalents within each office
during the previous quarter;
(4) the estimated number of full-time equivalents within
each office for the remainder of the fiscal year; and
(5) actions taken to achieve the goals, objectives, and
performance measures of each office.
(c) At the request of any such Committees specified in sub-
section (a), the Office of Financial Stability and the Office of Finan-
cial Research shall make officials available to testify on the contents
of the reports required under subsection (a).

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SEC. 125. Within 45 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary of the Treasury shall submit an itemized report to the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representa- tives and the Senate on the amount of total funds charged to each office by the Franchise Fund including the amount charged for each service provided by the Franchise Fund to each office, a detailed description of the services, a detailed explanation of how each charge for each service is calculated, and a description of the role customers have in governing in the Franchise Fund.
SEC. 126. The Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the appropriate agencies, departments, bureaus, and commissions that have expertise in terrorism and complex financial instruments, shall provide a report to the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and Senate, the Committee on Finan- cial Services of the House of Representatives, and the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs of the Senate not later than 90 days after the date of enactment of this Act on economic warfare and financial terrorism.
SEC. 127. During fiscal year 2016—
(1) none of the funds made available in this or any other Act may be used by the Department of the Treasury, including the Internal Revenue Service, to issue, revise, or finalize any regulation, revenue ruling, or other guidance not limited to a particular taxpayer relating to the standard which is used to determine whether an organization is operated exclusively for the promotion of social welfare for purposes of section
501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (including the proposed regulations published at 78 Fed. Reg. 71535 (November 29, 2013)); and
(2) the standard and definitions as in effect on January
1, 2010, which are used to make such determinations shall apply after the date of the enactment of this Act for purposes of determining status under section 501(c)(4) of such Code of organizations created on, before, or after such date.
This title may be cited as the ‘‘Department of the Treasury
Appropriations Act, 2016’’.
TITLE II
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT AND FUNDS APPROPRIATED TO THE PRESIDENT
THE WHITE HOUSE SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For necessary expenses for the White House as authorized by law, including not to exceed $3,850,000 for services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109 and 3 U.S.C. 105; subsistence expenses as author- ized by 3 U.S.C. 105, which shall be expended and accounted for as provided in that section; hire of passenger motor vehicles, and travel (not to exceed $100,000 to be expended and accounted for as provided by 3 U.S.C. 103); and not to exceed $19,000 for official reception and representation expenses, to be available for allocation within the Executive Office of the President; and for necessary expenses of the Office of Policy Development, including services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109 and 3 U.S.C. 107,
$55,000,000.

Executive Office of the President Appropriations Act, 2016.

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EXECUTIVE RESIDENCE AT THE WHITE HOUSE OPERATING EXPENSES
For necessary expenses of the Executive Residence at the White
House, $12,723,000, to be expended and accounted for as provided by 3 U.S.C. 105, 109, 110, and 112–114.

REIMBURSABLE EXPENSES

For the reimbursable expenses of the Executive Residence at the White House, such sums as may be necessary: Provided, That all reimbursable operating expenses of the Executive Residence shall be made in accordance with the provisions of this paragraph: Provided further, That, notwithstanding any other provision of law, such amount for reimbursable operating expenses shall be the exclu- sive authority of the Executive Residence to incur obligations and to receive offsetting collections, for such expenses: Provided further, That the Executive Residence shall require each person sponsoring a reimbursable political event to pay in advance an amount equal to the estimated cost of the event, and all such advance payments shall be credited to this account and remain available until expended: Provided further, That the Executive Residence shall require the national committee of the political party of the President to maintain on deposit $25,000, to be separately accounted for and available for expenses relating to reimbursable political events sponsored by such committee during such fiscal year: Provided further, That the Executive Residence shall ensure that a written notice of any amount owed for a reimbursable operating expense under this paragraph is submitted to the person owing such amount within 60 days after such expense is incurred, and that such amount is collected within 30 days after the submission of such notice: Provided further, That the Executive Residence shall charge interest and assess penalties and other charges on any such amount that is not reimbursed within such 30 days, in accordance with the interest and penalty provisions applicable to an outstanding debt on a United States Government claim under 31 U.S.C. 3717: Pro- vided further, That each such amount that is reimbursed, and any accompanying interest and charges, shall be deposited in the Treasury as miscellaneous receipts: Provided further, That the Executive Residence shall prepare and submit to the Committees on Appropriations, by not later than 90 days after the end of the fiscal year covered by this Act, a report setting forth the reimbursable operating expenses of the Executive Residence during the preceding fiscal year, including the total amount of such expenses, the amount of such total that consists of reimbursable official and ceremonial events, the amount of such total that consists of reimbursable political events, and the portion of each such amount that has been reimbursed as of the date of the report: Provided further, That the Executive Residence shall maintain a system for the tracking of expenses related to reimbursable events within the Executive Residence that includes a standard for the classification of any such expense as political or nonpolitical: Pro- vided further, That no provision of this paragraph may be construed to exempt the Executive Residence from any other applicable requirement of subchapter I or II of chapter 37 of title 31, United States Code.

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WHITE HOUSE REPAIR AND RESTORATION
For the repair, alteration, and improvement of the Executive
Residence at the White House pursuant to 3 U.S.C. 105(d),
$750,000, to remain available until expended, for required mainte- nance, resolution of safety and health issues, and continued preventative maintenance.
COUNCIL OF ECONOMIC ADVISERS SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For necessary expenses of the Council of Economic Advisers in carrying out its functions under the Employment Act of 1946 (15 U.S.C. 1021 et seq.), $4,195,000.
NATIONAL SECURITY COUNCIL AND HOMELAND SECURITY COUNCIL SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For necessary expenses of the National Security Council and the Homeland Security Council, including services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109, $12,800,000.
OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATION SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For necessary expenses of the Office of Administration, including services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109 and 3 U.S.C.
107, and hire of passenger motor vehicles, $96,116,000, of which not to exceed $7,994,000 shall remain available until expended for continued modernization of information resources within the Executive Office of the President.
OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For necessary expenses of the Office of Management and Budget, including hire of passenger motor vehicles and services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109, to carry out the provisions of chapter 35 of title 44, United States Code, and to prepare and submit the budget of the United States Government, in accordance with section 1105(a) of title 31, United States Code, $95,000,000, of which not to exceed $3,000 shall be available for official represen- tation expenses: Provided, That none of the funds appropriated in this Act for the Office of Management and Budget may be used for the purpose of reviewing any agricultural marketing orders or any activities or regulations under the provisions of the Agricul- tural Marketing Agreement Act of 1937 (7 U.S.C. 601 et seq.): Provided further, That none of the funds made available for the Office of Management and Budget by this Act may be expended for the altering of the transcript of actual testimony of witnesses, except for testimony of officials of the Office of Management and Budget, before the Committees on Appropriations or their sub- committees: Provided further, That of the funds made available for the Office of Management and Budget by this Act, no less

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than one full-time equivalent senior staff position shall be dedicated solely to the Office of the Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordi- nator: Provided further, That none of the funds provided in this or prior Acts shall be used, directly or indirectly, by the Office of Management and Budget, for evaluating or determining if water resource project or study reports submitted by the Chief of Engi- neers acting through the Secretary of the Army are in compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, and requirements relevant to the Civil Works water resource planning process: Provided fur- ther, That the Office of Management and Budget shall have not more than 60 days in which to perform budgetary policy reviews of water resource matters on which the Chief of Engineers has reported: Provided further, That the Director of the Office of Management and Budget shall notify the appropriate authorizing and appropriating committees when the 60-day review is initiated: Provided further, That if water resource reports have not been transmitted to the appropriate authorizing and appropriating committees within 15 days after the end of the Office of Manage- ment and Budget review period based on the notification from the Director, Congress shall assume Office of Management and Budget concurrence with the report and act accordingly.
OFFICE OF NATIONAL DRUG CONTROL POLICY

21 USC 1702 note.

SALARIES AND EXPENSES

For necessary expenses of the Office of National Drug Control Policy; for research activities pursuant to the Office of National Drug Control Policy Reauthorization Act of 2006 (Public Law 109–
469); not to exceed $10,000 for official reception and representation expenses; and for participation in joint projects or in the provision of services on matters of mutual interest with nonprofit, research, or public organizations or agencies, with or without reimbursement,
$20,047,000: Provided, That the Office is authorized to accept, hold, administer, and utilize gifts, both real and personal, public and private, without fiscal year limitation, for the purpose of aiding or facilitating the work of the Office.

FEDERAL DRUG CONTROL PROGRAMS

HIGH INTENSITY DRUG TRAFFICKING AREAS PROGRAM (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS)

For necessary expenses of the Office of National Drug Control
Policy’s High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas Program,
$250,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017, for drug control activities consistent with the approved strategy for each of the designated High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (‘‘HIDTAs’’), of which not less than 51 percent shall be transferred to State and local entities for drug control activities and shall be obligated not later than 120 days after enactment of this Act: Provided, That up to 49 percent may be transferred to Federal agencies and departments in amounts determined by the Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, of which up to
$2,700,000 may be used for auditing services and associated activi- ties: Provided further, That, notwithstanding the requirements of Public Law 106–58, any unexpended funds obligated prior to fiscal

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year 2014 may be used for any other approved activities of that HIDTA, subject to reprogramming requirements: Provided further, That each HIDTA designated as of September 30, 2015, shall be funded at not less than the fiscal year 2015 base level, unless the Director submits to the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate justification for changes to those levels based on clearly articulated priorities and published Office of National Drug Control Policy performance measures of effectiveness: Provided further, That the Director shall notify the Committees on Appropriations of the initial allocation of fiscal year 2016 funding among HIDTAs not later than 45 days after enactment of this Act, and shall notify the Committees of planned uses of discretionary HIDTA funding, as determined in consultation with the HIDTA Directors, not later than 90 days after enactment of this Act: Provided further, That upon a determination that all or part of the funds so transferred from this appropriation are not necessary for the purposes provided herein and upon notification to the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representa- tives and the Senate, such amounts may be transferred back to this appropriation.

OTHER FEDERAL DRUG CONTROL PROGRAMS (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS)

For other drug control activities authorized by the Office of National Drug Control Policy Reauthorization Act of 2006 (Public Law 109–469), $109,810,000, to remain available until expended, which shall be available as follows: $95,000,000 for the Drug-Free Communities Program, of which $2,000,000 shall be made available as directed by section 4 of Public Law 107–82, as amended by Public Law 109–469 (21 U.S.C. 1521 note); $2,000,000 for drug court training and technical assistance; $9,500,000 for anti-doping activities; $2,060,000 for the United States membership dues to the World Anti-Doping Agency; and $1,250,000 shall be made avail- able as directed by section 1105 of Public Law 109–469: Provided, That amounts made available under this heading may be trans- ferred to other Federal departments and agencies to carry out such activities.
UNANTICIPATED NEEDS
For expenses necessary to enable the President to meet unanticipated needs, in furtherance of the national interest, secu- rity, or defense which may arise at home or abroad during the current fiscal year, as authorized by 3 U.S.C. 108, $800,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017.
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY OVERSIGHT AND REFORM (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)
For necessary expenses for the furtherance of integrated, effi- cient, secure, and effective uses of information technology in the Federal Government, $30,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That the Director of the Office of Management and Budget may transfer these funds to one or more other agencies to carry out projects to meet these purposes.

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SPECIAL ASSISTANCE TO THE PRESIDENT SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For necessary expenses to enable the Vice President to provide assistance to the President in connection with specially assigned functions; services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109 and 3 U.S.C.
106, including subsistence expenses as authorized by 3 U.S.C. 106, which shall be expended and accounted for as provided in that section; and hire of passenger motor vehicles, $4,228,000.
OFFICIAL RESIDENCE OF THE VICE PRESIDENT OPERATING EXPENSES

(INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

For the care, operation, refurnishing, improvement, and to the extent not otherwise provided for, heating and lighting, including electric power and fixtures, of the official residence of the Vice President; the hire of passenger motor vehicles; and not to exceed
$90,000 pursuant to 3 U.S.C. 106(b)(2), $299,000: Provided, That advances, repayments, or transfers from this appropriation may be made to any department or agency for expenses of carrying out such activities.
ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS—EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE
PRESIDENT AND FUNDS APPROPRIATED TO THE PRESIDENT

(INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

SEC. 201. From funds made available in this Act under the headings ‘‘The White House’’, ‘‘Executive Residence at the White House’’, ‘‘White House Repair and Restoration’’, ‘‘Council of Eco- nomic Advisers’’, ‘‘National Security Council and Homeland Security Council’’, ‘‘Office of Administration’’, ‘‘Special Assistance to the President’’, and ‘‘Official Residence of the Vice President’’, the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (or such other officer as the President may designate in writing), may, with advance approval of the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate, transfer not to exceed 10 percent of any such appropriation to any other such appropriation, to be merged with and available for the same time and for the same purposes as the appropriation to which transferred: Provided, That the amount of an appropriation shall not be increased by more than 50 percent by such transfers: Provided further, That no amount shall be transferred from ‘‘Special Assistance to the President’’ or ‘‘Official Residence of the Vice President’’ without the approval of the Vice President.
SEC. 202. Within 90 days after the date of enactment of this section, the Director of the Office of Management and Budget shall submit a report to the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate on the costs of implementing the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Public Law 111–203). Such report shall include—
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(A) the estimated obligations by cost inputs such as rent, information technology, contracts, and personnel;
(B) the methodology and data sources used to calculate such estimated obligations; and
(C) the specific section of such Act that requires the obligation of funds; and
(2) the estimated receipts through fiscal year 2018 from assessments, user fees, and other fees by the Federal agency making the collections, by fiscal year, including—
(A) the methodology and data sources used to calculate such estimated collections; and
(B) the specific section of such Act that authorizes the collection of funds.
SEC. 203. (a) During fiscal year 2016, any Executive order or Presidential memorandum issued by the President shall be accompanied by a written statement from the Director of the Office of Management and Budget on the budgetary impact, including costs, benefits, and revenues, of such order or memorandum.
(b) Any such statement shall include—
(1) a narrative summary of the budgetary impact of such order or memorandum on the Federal Government;
(2) the impact on mandatory and discretionary obligations and outlays as the result of such order or memorandum, listed by Federal agency, for each year in the 5-fiscal year period beginning in fiscal year 2016; and
(3) the impact on revenues of the Federal Government as the result of such order or memorandum over the 5-fiscal- year period beginning in fiscal year 2016.
(c) If an Executive order or Presidential memorandum is issued during fiscal year 2016 due to a national emergency, the Director of the Office of Management and Budget may issue the statement required by subsection (a) not later than 15 days after the date that such order or memorandum is issued.
(d) The requirement for cost estimates for Presidential memo- randa shall only apply for Presidential memoranda estimated to have a regulatory cost in excess of $100,000,000.
This title may be cited as the ‘‘Executive Office of the President
Appropriations Act, 2016’’.
TITLE III THE JUDICIARY
SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For expenses necessary for the operation of the Supreme Court, as required by law, excluding care of the building and grounds, including hire of passenger motor vehicles as authorized by 31
U.S.C. 1343 and 1344; not to exceed $10,000 for official reception and representation expenses; and for miscellaneous expenses, to be expended as the Chief Justice may approve, $75,838,000, of which $2,000,000 shall remain available until expended.
In addition, there are appropriated such sums as may be nec- essary under current law for the salaries of the chief justice and associate justices of the court.

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CARE OF THE BUILDING AND GROUNDS

For such expenditures as may be necessary to enable the Architect of the Capitol to carry out the duties imposed upon the Architect by 40 U.S.C. 6111 and 6112, $9,964,000, to remain available until expended.
UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FEDERAL CIRCUIT SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For salaries of officers and employees, and for necessary expenses of the court, as authorized by law, $30,872,000.
In addition, there are appropriated such sums as may be nec- essary under current law for the salaries of the chief judge and judges of the court.
UNITED STATES COURT OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For salaries of officers and employees of the court, services, and necessary expenses of the court, as authorized by law,
$18,160,000.
In addition, there are appropriated such sums as may be nec- essary under current law for the salaries of the chief judge and judges of the court.
COURTS OF APPEALS, DISTRICT COURTS, AND OTHER JUDICIAL
SERVICES

SALARIES AND EXPENSES

For the salaries of judges of the United States Court of Federal Claims, magistrate judges, and all other officers and employees of the Federal Judiciary not otherwise specifically provided for, necessary expenses of the courts, and the purchase, rental, repair, and cleaning of uniforms for Probation and Pretrial Services Office staff, as authorized by law, $4,918,969,000 (including the purchase of firearms and ammunition); of which not to exceed $27,817,000 shall remain available until expended for space alteration projects and for furniture and furnishings related to new space alteration and construction projects.
In addition, there are appropriated such sums as may be nec- essary under current law for the salaries of circuit and district judges (including judges of the territorial courts of the United States), bankruptcy judges, and justices and judges retired from office or from regular active service.
In addition, for expenses of the United States Court of Federal Claims associated with processing cases under the National Child- hood Vaccine Injury Act of 1986 (Public Law 99–660), not to exceed
$6,050,000, to be appropriated from the Vaccine Injury Compensa- tion Trust Fund.

DEFENDER SERVICES

For the operation of Federal Defender organizations; the com- pensation and reimbursement of expenses of attorneys appointed

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to represent persons under 18 U.S.C. 3006A and 3599, and for the compensation and reimbursement of expenses of persons fur- nishing investigative, expert, and other services for such representa- tions as authorized by law; the compensation (in accordance with the maximums under 18 U.S.C. 3006A) and reimbursement of expenses of attorneys appointed to assist the court in criminal cases where the defendant has waived representation by counsel; the compensation and reimbursement of expenses of attorneys appointed to represent jurors in civil actions for the protection of their employment, as authorized by 28 U.S.C. 1875(d)(1); the compensation and reimbursement of expenses of attorneys appointed under 18 U.S.C. 983(b)(1) in connection with certain judicial civil forfeiture proceedings; the compensation and reimbursement of travel expenses of guardians ad litem appointed under 18 U.S.C. 4100(b); and for necessary training and general administrative expenses, $1,004,949,000, to remain available until expended.

FEES OF JURORS AND COMMISSIONERS

For fees and expenses of jurors as authorized by 28 U.S.C.
1871 and 1876; compensation of jury commissioners as authorized by 28 U.S.C. 1863; and compensation of commissioners appointed in condemnation cases pursuant to rule 71.1(h) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (28 U.S.C. Appendix Rule 71.1(h)),
$44,199,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That the compensation of land commissioners shall not exceed the daily equivalent of the highest rate payable under 5 U.S.C. 5332.

COURT SECURITY (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS)

For necessary expenses, not otherwise provided for, incident to the provision of protective guard services for United States courthouses and other facilities housing Federal court operations, and the procurement, installation, and maintenance of security systems and equipment for United States courthouses and other facilities housing Federal court operations, including building ingress-egress control, inspection of mail and packages, directed security patrols, perimeter security, basic security services provided by the Federal Protective Service, and other similar activities as authorized by section 1010 of the Judicial Improvement and Access to Justice Act (Public Law 100–702), $538,196,000, of which not to exceed $15,000,000 shall remain available until expended, to be expended directly or transferred to the United States Marshals Service, which shall be responsible for administering the Judicial Facility Security Program consistent with standards or guidelines agreed to by the Director of the Administrative Office of the United States Courts and the Attorney General.
ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES COURTS SALARIES AND EXPENSES
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as authorized by 31 U.S.C. 1343(b), advertising and rent in the District of Columbia and elsewhere, $85,665,000, of which not to exceed $8,500 is authorized for official reception and representation expenses.
FEDERAL JUDICIAL CENTER SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For necessary expenses of the Federal Judicial Center, as authorized by Public Law 90–219, $27,719,000; of which $1,800,000 shall remain available through September 30, 2017, to provide education and training to Federal court personnel; and of which not to exceed $1,500 is authorized for official reception and represen- tation expenses.
UNITED STATES SENTENCING COMMISSION SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For the salaries and expenses necessary to carry out the provi- sions of chapter 58 of title 28, United States Code, $17,570,000, of which not to exceed $1,000 is authorized for official reception and representation expenses.
ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS—THE JUDICIARY (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)
SEC. 301. Appropriations and authorizations made in this title which are available for salaries and expenses shall be available for services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109.
SEC. 302. Not to exceed 5 percent of any appropriation made available for the current fiscal year for the Judiciary in this Act may be transferred between such appropriations, but no such appro- priation, except ‘‘Courts of Appeals, District Courts, and Other Judicial Services, Defender Services’’ and ‘‘Courts of Appeals, Dis- trict Courts, and Other Judicial Services, Fees of Jurors and Commissioners’’, shall be increased by more than 10 percent by any such transfers: Provided, That any transfer pursuant to this section shall be treated as a reprogramming of funds under sections
604 and 608 of this Act and shall not be available for obligation or expenditure except in compliance with the procedures set forth in section 608.
SEC. 303. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the salaries and expenses appropriation for ‘‘Courts of Appeals, District Courts, and Other Judicial Services’’ shall be available for official reception and representation expenses of the Judicial Conference of the United States: Provided, That such available funds shall not exceed $11,000 and shall be administered by the Director of the Administrative Office of the United States Courts in the capacity as Secretary of the Judicial Conference.
SEC. 304. Section 3314(a) of title 40, United States Code, shall be applied by substituting ‘‘Federal’’ for ‘‘executive’’ each place it appears.
SEC. 305. In accordance with 28 U.S.C. 561–569, and notwith- standing any other provision of law, the United States Marshals Service shall provide, for such courthouses as its Director may

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designate in consultation with the Director of the Administrative Office of the United States Courts, for purposes of a pilot program, the security services that 40 U.S.C. 1315 authorizes the Department of Homeland Security to provide, except for the services specified in 40 U.S.C. 1315(b)(2)(E). For building-specific security services at these courthouses, the Director of the Administrative Office of the United States Courts shall reimburse the United States Marshals Service rather than the Department of Homeland Secu- rity.
SEC. 306. (a) Section 203(c) of the Judicial Improvements Act of 1990 (Public Law 101–650; 28 U.S.C. 133 note), is amended in the second sentence (relating to the District of Kansas) following paragraph (12), by striking ‘‘24 years and 6 months’’ and inserting
‘‘25 years and 6 months’’.
(b) Section 406 of the Transportation, Treasury, Housing and Urban Development, the Judiciary, the District of Columbia, and Independent Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006 (Public Law 109–
115; 119 Stat. 2470; 28 U.S.C. 133 note) is amended in the second sentence (relating to the eastern District of Missouri) by striking
‘‘22 years and 6 months’’ and inserting ‘‘23 years and 6 months’’. (c) Section 312(c)(2) of the 21st Century Department of Justice Appropriations Authorization Act (Public Law 107–273; 28 U.S.C.
133 note), is amended—
(1) in the first sentence by striking ‘‘13 years’’ and inserting
‘‘14 years’’;
(2) in the second sentence (relating to the central District of California), by striking ‘‘12 years and 6 months’’ and inserting
‘‘13 years and 6 months’’; and
(3) in the third sentence (relating to the western district of North Carolina), by striking ‘‘11 years’’ and inserting ‘‘12 years’’.
SEC. 307. Section 3602(a) of title 18, United States Code, is amended—
(1) by inserting after the first sentence: ‘‘A person appointed as a probation officer in one district may serve in another district with the consent of the appointing court and the court in the other district.’’; and
(2) by inserting in the last sentence ‘‘appointing’’ before
‘‘court may, for cause’’.
This title may be cited as the ‘‘Judiciary Appropriations Act,
2016’’.
TITLE IV DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA FEDERAL FUNDS

FEDERAL PAYMENT FOR RESIDENT TUITION SUPPORT

For a Federal payment to the District of Columbia, to be deposited into a dedicated account, for a nationwide program to be administered by the Mayor, for District of Columbia resident tuition support, $40,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That such funds, including any interest accrued thereon, may be used on behalf of eligible District of Columbia residents to pay an amount based upon the difference between in-State and out-of-State tuition at public institutions of higher education, or

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to pay up to $2,500 each year at eligible private institutions of higher education: Provided further, That the awarding of such funds may be prioritized on the basis of a resident’s academic merit, the income and need of eligible students and such other factors as may be authorized: Provided further, That the District of Columbia government shall maintain a dedicated account for the Resident Tuition Support Program that shall consist of the Federal funds appropriated to the Program in this Act and any subsequent appropriations, any unobligated balances from prior fiscal years, and any interest earned in this or any fiscal year: Provided further, That the account shall be under the control of the District of Columbia Chief Financial Officer, who shall use those funds solely for the purposes of carrying out the Resident Tuition Support Pro- gram: Provided further, That the Office of the Chief Financial Officer shall provide a quarterly financial report to the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate for these funds showing, by object class, the expenditures made and the purpose therefor.

FEDERAL PAYMENT FOR EMERGENCY PLANNING AND SECURITY COSTS IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

For a Federal payment of necessary expenses, as determined by the Mayor of the District of Columbia in written consultation with the elected county or city officials of surrounding jurisdictions,
$13,000,000, to remain available until expended, for the costs of providing public safety at events related to the presence of the National Capital in the District of Columbia, including support requested by the Director of the United States Secret Service in carrying out protective duties under the direction of the Secretary of Homeland Security, and for the costs of providing support to respond to immediate and specific terrorist threats or attacks in the District of Columbia or surrounding jurisdictions.

FEDERAL PAYMENT TO THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA COURTS

For salaries and expenses for the District of Columbia Courts,
$274,401,000 to be allocated as follows: for the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, $14,192,000, of which not to exceed $2,500 is for official reception and representation expenses; for the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, $123,638,000, of which not to exceed $2,500 is for official reception and representation expenses; for the District of Columbia Court System, $73,981,000, of which not to exceed $2,500 is for official reception and representation expenses; and $62,590,000, to remain available until September
30, 2017, for capital improvements for District of Columbia court- house facilities: Provided, That funds made available for capital improvements shall be expended consistent with the District of Columbia Courts master plan study and facilities condition assess- ment: Provided further, That notwithstanding any other provision of law, all amounts under this heading shall be apportioned quar-
terly by the Office of Management and Budget and obligated and expended in the same manner as funds appropriated for salaries and expenses of other Federal agencies: Provided further, That
30 days after providing written notice to the Committees on Appro- priations of the House of Representatives and the Senate, the District of Columbia Courts may reallocate not more than
$6,000,000 of the funds provided under this heading among the

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items and entities funded under this heading: Provided further, That the Joint Committee on Judicial Administration in the District of Columbia may, by regulation, establish a program substantially similar to the program set forth in subchapter II of chapter 35 of title 5, United States Code, for employees of the District of Columbia Courts.

FEDERAL PAYMENT FOR DEFENDER SERVICES IN DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA COURTS

For payments authorized under section 11–2604 and section
11–2605, D.C. Official Code (relating to representation provided under the District of Columbia Criminal Justice Act), payments for counsel appointed in proceedings in the Family Court of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia under chapter 23 of title 16, D.C. Official Code, or pursuant to contractual agreements to provide guardian ad litem representation, training, technical assistance, and such other services as are necessary to improve the quality of guardian ad litem representation, payments for counsel appointed in adoption proceedings under chapter 3 of title
16, D.C. Official Code, and payments authorized under section
21–2060, D.C. Official Code (relating to services provided under the District of Columbia Guardianship, Protective Proceedings, and Durable Power of Attorney Act of 1986), $49,890,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That funds provided under this heading shall be administered by the Joint Committee on Judicial Administration in the District of Columbia: Provided further, That, notwithstanding any other provision of law, this appropriation shall be apportioned quarterly by the Office of Management and Budget and obligated and expended in the same manner as funds appro- priated for expenses of other Federal agencies.

FEDERAL PAYMENT TO THE COURT SERVICES AND OFFENDER SUPERVISION AGENCY FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

For salaries and expenses, including the transfer and hire of motor vehicles, of the Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency for the District of Columbia, as authorized by the National Capital Revitalization and Self-Government Improvement Act of
1997, $244,763,000, of which not to exceed $2,000 is for official reception and representation expenses related to Community Super- vision and Pretrial Services Agency programs, of which not to exceed $25,000 is for dues and assessments relating to the implementation of the Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency Interstate Supervision Act of 2002; of which $182,406,000 shall be for necessary expenses of Community Supervision and Sex Offender Registration, to include expenses relating to the super- vision of adults subject to protection orders or the provision of services for or related to such persons, of which up to $3,159,000 shall remain available until September 30, 2018, for the relocation of offender supervision field offices; and of which $62,357,000 shall be available to the Pretrial Services Agency: Provided, That notwith- standing any other provision of law, all amounts under this heading shall be apportioned quarterly by the Office of Management and Budget and obligated and expended in the same manner as funds appropriated for salaries and expenses of other Federal agencies: Provided further, That amounts under this heading may be used

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for programmatic incentives for offenders and defendants success- fully meeting terms of supervision: Provided further, That the Director is authorized to accept and use gifts in the form of in- kind contributions of the following: space and hospitality to support offender and defendant programs; equipment, supplies, clothing, and professional development and vocational training services and items necessary to sustain, educate, and train offenders and defend- ants, including their dependent children; and programmatic incen- tives for offenders and defendants meeting terms of supervision: Provided further, That the Director shall keep accurate and detailed records of the acceptance and use of any gift under the previous proviso, and shall make such records available for audit and public inspection: Provided further, That the Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency Director is authorized to accept and use reimbursement from the District of Columbia Government for space and services provided on a cost reimbursable basis.

FEDERAL PAYMENT TO THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA PUBLIC DEFENDER SERVICE

For salaries and expenses, including the transfer and hire of motor vehicles, of the District of Columbia Public Defender Service, as authorized by the National Capital Revitalization and Self-Government Improvement Act of 1997, $40,889,000: Provided, That notwithstanding any other provision of law, all amounts under this heading shall be apportioned quarterly by the Office of Manage- ment and Budget and obligated and expended in the same manner as funds appropriated for salaries and expenses of Federal agencies: Provided further, That, notwithstanding section 1342 of title 31, United States Code, and in addition to the authority provided by the District of Columbia Code Section 2–1607(b), upon approval of the Board of Trustees, the District of Columbia Public Defender Service may accept and use voluntary and uncompensated services for the purpose of aiding or facilitating the work of the District of Columbia Public Defender Service: Provided further, That, not- withstanding District of Columbia Code section 2–1603(d), for the purpose of any action brought against the Board of the Trustees of the District of Columbia Public Defender Service at any time during fiscal year 2016 or any previous fiscal year, the trustees shall be deemed to be employees of the Public Defender Service.

FEDERAL PAYMENT TO THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA WATER AND SEWER AUTHORITY

For a Federal payment to the District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority, $14,000,000, to remain available until expended, to continue implementation of the Combined Sewer Over- flow Long-Term Plan: Provided, That the District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority provides a 100 percent match for this payment.

FEDERAL PAYMENT TO THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE COORDINATING COUNCIL

For a Federal payment to the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, $1,900,000, to remain available until expended, to support initiatives related to the coordination of Federal and local criminal justice resources in the District of Columbia.

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FEDERAL PAYMENT FOR JUDICIAL COMMISSIONS

For a Federal payment, to remain available until September
30, 2017, to the Commission on Judicial Disabilities and Tenure,
$295,000, and for the Judicial Nomination Commission, $270,000.

FEDERAL PAYMENT FOR SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT

For a Federal payment for a school improvement program in the District of Columbia, $45,000,000, to remain available until expended, for payments authorized under the Scholarship for Oppor- tunity and Results Act (division C of Public Law 112–10): Provided, That, to the extent that funds are available for opportunity scholar- ships and following the priorities included in section 3006 of such Act, the Secretary of Education shall make scholarships available to students eligible under section 3013(3) of such Act (Public Law
112–10; 125 Stat. 211) including students who were not offered a scholarship during any previous school year: Provided further, That within funds provided for opportunity scholarships $3,200,000 shall be for the activities specified in sections 3007(b) through
3007(d) and 3009 of the Act.

FEDERAL PAYMENT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA NATIONAL GUARD

For a Federal payment to the District of Columbia National Guard, $435,000, to remain available until expended for the Major General David F. Wherley, Jr. District of Columbia National Guard Retention and College Access Program.

FEDERAL PAYMENT FOR TESTING AND TREATMENT OF HIV/AIDS

For a Federal payment to the District of Columbia for the testing of individuals for, and the treatment of individuals with, human immunodeficiency virus and acquired immunodeficiency syn- drome in the District of Columbia, $5,000,000.
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA FUNDS
Local funds are appropriated for the District of Columbia for the current fiscal year out of the General Fund of the District of Columbia (‘‘General Fund’’) for programs and activities set forth under the heading ‘‘District of Columbia Funds Summary of Expenses’’ and at the rate set forth under such heading, as included in the Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Request Act of 2015 submitted to the Congress by the District of Columbia as amended as of the date of enactment of this Act: Provided, That notwithstanding any other provision of law, except as provided in section 450A of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act (section 1–204.50a, D.C. Official Code), sections 816 and 817 of the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2009 (secs. 47–369.01 and 47–369.02, D.C. Official Code), and provisions of this Act, the total amount appropriated in this Act for operating expenses for the District of Columbia for fiscal year 2016 under this heading shall not exceed the estimates included in the Fiscal Year 2016
Budget Request Act of 2015 submitted to Congress by the District of Columbia as amended as of the date of enactment of this Act or the sum of the total revenues of the District of Columbia for such fiscal year: Provided further, That the amount appropriated

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may be increased by proceeds of one-time transactions, which are expended for emergency or unanticipated operating or capital needs: Provided further, That such increases shall be approved by enact- ment of local District law and shall comply with all reserve require- ments contained in the District of Columbia Home Rule Act: Pro- vided further, That the Chief Financial Officer of the District of Columbia shall take such steps as are necessary to assure that the District of Columbia meets these requirements, including the apportioning by the Chief Financial Officer of the appropriations and funds made available to the District during fiscal year 2016, except that the Chief Financial Officer may not reprogram for operating expenses any funds derived from bonds, notes, or other obligations issued for capital projects.
This title may be cited as the ‘‘District of Columbia Appropria- tions Act, 2016’’.
TITLE V INDEPENDENT AGENCIES
ADMINISTRATIVE CONFERENCE OF THE UNITED STATES SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For necessary expenses of the Administrative Conference of the United States, authorized by 5 U.S.C. 591 et seq., $3,100,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017, of which not to exceed $1,000 is for official reception and representation expenses.
CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For necessary expenses of the Consumer Product Safety Commission, including hire of passenger motor vehicles, services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109, but at rates for individuals not to exceed the per diem rate equivalent to the maximum rate payable under 5 U.S.C. 5376, purchase of nominal awards to recognize non-Federal officials’ contributions to Commission activities, and not to exceed $4,000 for official reception and representation expenses, $125,000,000, of which not less than $1,000,000 shall remain available until September 30, 2017, to reduce the costs of third party testing associated with certification of children’s products under section 14 of the Consumer Product Safety Act (15 U.S.C. 2063).
ELECTION ASSISTANCE COMMISSION SALARIES AND EXPENSES (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)
For necessary expenses to carry out the Help America Vote Act of 2002 (Public Law 107–252), $9,600,000, of which $1,500,000 shall be transferred to the National Institute of Standards and Technology for election reform activities authorized under the Help America Vote Act of 2002.

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SALARIES AND EXPENSES

For necessary expenses of the Federal Communications Commission, as authorized by law, including uniforms and allow- ances therefor, as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 5901–5902; not to exceed
$4,000 for official reception and representation expenses; purchase and hire of motor vehicles; special counsel fees; and services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109, $339,844,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That in addition, $44,168,497 shall be made available until expended for necessary expenses associated with moving to a new facility or reconfiguring the existing space to significantly reduce space consumption: Provided further, That
$384,012,497 of offsetting collections shall be assessed and collected pursuant to section 9 of title I of the Communications Act of
1934, shall be retained and used for necessary expenses and shall remain available until expended: Provided further, That the sum herein appropriated shall be reduced as such offsetting collections are received during fiscal year 2016 so as to result in a final fiscal year 2016 appropriation estimated at $0: Provided further, That any offsetting collections received in excess of $384,012,497 in fiscal year 2016 shall not be available for obligation: Provided further, That remaining offsetting collections from prior years col- lected in excess of the amount specified for collection in each such year and otherwise becoming available on October 1, 2015, shall not be available for obligation: Provided further, That, notwith- standing 47 U.S.C. 309(j)(8)(B), proceeds from the use of a competi- tive bidding system that may be retained and made available for obligation shall not exceed $117,000,000 for fiscal year 2016: Pro- vided further, That, of the amount appropriated under this heading, not less than $11,600,000 shall be for the salaries and expenses of the Office of Inspector General.

ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONSFEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

SEC. 501. Section 302 of the Universal Service Antideficiency
Temporary Suspension Act is amended by striking ‘‘December 31,
2016’’, each place it appears and inserting ‘‘December 31, 2017’’.
SEC. 502. None of the funds appropriated by this Act may be used by the Federal Communications Commission to modify, amend, or change its rules or regulations for universal service support payments to implement the February 27, 2004 recommenda- tions of the Federal-State Joint Board on Universal Service regarding single connection or primary line restrictions on universal service support payments.
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION OFFICE OF THE INSPECTOR GENERAL
For necessary expenses of the Office of Inspector General in carrying out the provisions of the Inspector General Act of 1978,
$34,568,000, to be derived from the Deposit Insurance Fund or, only when appropriate, the FSLIC Resolution Fund.

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FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of the Fed-
eral Election Campaign Act of 1971, $76,119,000, of which
$5,000,000 shall remain available until September 30, 2017, for lease expiration and replacement lease expenses; and of which not to exceed $5,000 shall be available for reception and representa- tion expenses.
FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For necessary expenses to carry out functions of the Federal
Labor Relations Authority, pursuant to Reorganization Plan Num- bered 2 of 1978, and the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978, including services authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109, and including hire of experts and consultants, hire of passenger motor vehicles, and including official reception and representation expenses (not to exceed $1,500) and rental of conference rooms in the District of Columbia and elsewhere, $26,200,000: Provided, That public members of the Fed- eral Service Impasses Panel may be paid travel expenses and per diem in lieu of subsistence as authorized by law (5 U.S.C. 5703) for persons employed intermittently in the Government service, and compensation as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109: Provided further, That, notwithstanding 31 U.S.C. 3302, funds received from fees charged to non-Federal participants at labor-management relations conferences shall be credited to and merged with this account, to be available without further appropriation for the costs of car- rying out these conferences.
FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For necessary expenses of the Federal Trade Commission,
including uniforms or allowances therefor, as authorized by 5 U.S.C.
5901–5902; services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109; hire of pas- senger motor vehicles; and not to exceed $2,000 for official reception and representation expenses, $306,900,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That not to exceed $300,000 shall be available for use to contract with a person or persons for collection services in accordance with the terms of 31 U.S.C. 3718: Provided further, That, notwithstanding any other provision of law, not to exceed $124,000,000 of offsetting collections derived from fees col- lected for premerger notification filings under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (15 U.S.C. 18a), regardless of the year of collection, shall be retained and used for necessary expenses in this appropriation: Provided further, That, notwith- standing any other provision of law, not to exceed $14,000,000 in offsetting collections derived from fees sufficient to implement and enforce the Telemarketing Sales Rule, promulgated under the Telemarketing and Consumer Fraud and Abuse Prevention Act (15 U.S.C. 6101 et seq.), shall be credited to this account, and be retained and used for necessary expenses in this appropriation:

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Provided further, That the sum herein appropriated from the gen- eral fund shall be reduced as such offsetting collections are received during fiscal year 2016, so as to result in a final fiscal year 2016 appropriation from the general fund estimated at not more than

$168,900,000: Provided further, That none of the funds made avail- able to the Federal Trade Commission may be used to implement subsection (e)(2)(B) of section 43 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1831t).
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION REAL PROPERTY ACTIVITIES FEDERAL BUILDINGS FUND

LIMITATIONS ON AVAILABILITY OF REVENUE (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS)

Amounts in the Fund, including revenues and collections depos- ited into the Fund, shall be available for necessary expenses of real property management and related activities not otherwise pro- vided for, including operation, maintenance, and protection of feder- ally owned and leased buildings; rental of buildings in the District of Columbia; restoration of leased premises; moving governmental agencies (including space adjustments and telecommunications relocation expenses) in connection with the assignment, allocation, and transfer of space; contractual services incident to cleaning or servicing buildings, and moving; repair and alteration of federally owned buildings, including grounds, approaches, and appur- tenances; care and safeguarding of sites; maintenance, preservation, demolition, and equipment; acquisition of buildings and sites by purchase, condemnation, or as otherwise authorized by law; acquisi- tion of options to purchase buildings and sites; conversion and extension of federally owned buildings; preliminary planning and design of projects by contract or otherwise; construction of new buildings (including equipment for such buildings); and payment of principal, interest, and any other obligations for public buildings acquired by installment purchase and purchase contract; in the aggregate amount of $10,196,124,000, of which—
(1) $1,607,738,000 shall remain available until expended for construction and acquisition (including funds for sites and expenses, and associated design and construction services) as follows:
(A) $341,000,000 shall be for the DHS Consolidation at St. Elizabeths;
(B) $105,600,000 shall be for the Alexandria Bay, New
York, Land Port of Entry;
(C) $85,645,000 shall be for the Columbus, New Mexico, Land Port of Entry;
(D) $947,760,000 shall be for new construction projects of the Federal Judiciary as prioritized in the ‘‘Federal Judiciary Courthouse Project Priorities’’ plan approved by the Judicial Conference of the United States on September
17, 2015, and submitted to the House and Senate Commit- tees on Appropriations on September 28, 2015;

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(E) $52,733,000 shall be for new construction and acquisition projects that are joint United States court- houses and Federal buildings, including U.S. Post Offices, on the ‘‘FY2015–FY2019 Five-Year Capital Investment Plan’’ submitted by the General Services Administration to the House and Senate Committees on Appropriations with the agency’s fiscal year 2016 Congressional Justifica- tion; and
(F) $75,000,000 shall be for construction management and oversight activities, and other project support costs, for the FBI Headquarters Consolidation:

Provided, That each of the foregoing limits of costs on new construction and acquisition projects may be exceeded to the extent that savings are effected in other such projects, but not to exceed 10 percent of the amounts included in a trans- mitted prospectus, if required, unless advance approval is obtained from the Committees on Appropriations of a greater amount;

(2) $735,331,000 shall remain available until expended for repairs and alterations, including associated design and construction services, of which—
(A) $310,331,000 is for Major Repairs and Alterations; (B) $300,000,000 is for Basic Repairs and Alterations;
and
(C) $125,000,000 is for Special Emphasis Programs,
of which—
(i) $20,000,000 is for Fire and Life Safety;
(ii) $20,000,000 is for Judiciary Capital Security; (iii) $10,000,000 is for Energy and Water Retrofit
and Conservation Measures; and
(iv) $75,000,000 is for Consolidation Activities: Pro- vided, That consolidation projects result in reduced annual rent paid by the tenant agency: Provided fur- ther, That no consolidation project exceed $20,000,000 in costs: Provided further, That consolidation projects are approved by each of the committees specified in section 3307(a) of title 40, United States Code: Pro- vided further, That preference is given to consolidation projects that achieve a utilization rate of 130 usable square feet or less per person for office space: Provided further, That the obligation of funds under this para- graph for consolidation activities may not be made until 10 days after a proposed spending plan and expla- nation for each project to be undertaken, including estimated savings, has been submitted to the Commit- tees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate:

Provided, That funds made available in this or any previous Act in the Federal Buildings Fund for Repairs and Alterations shall, for prospectus projects, be limited to the amount identi- fied for each project, except each project in this or any previous Act may be increased by an amount not to exceed 10 percent unless advance approval is obtained from the Committees on Appropriations of a greater amount: Provided further, That additional projects for which prospectuses have been fully approved may be funded under this category only if advance approval is obtained from the Committees on Appropriations:

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Provided further, That the amounts provided in this or any prior Act for ‘‘Repairs and Alterations’’ may be used to fund costs associated with implementing security improvements to buildings necessary to meet the minimum standards for security in accordance with current law and in compliance with the reprogramming guidelines of the appropriate Committees of the House and Senate: Provided further, That the difference between the funds appropriated and expended on any projects in this or any prior Act, under the heading ‘‘Repairs and Alter- ations’’, may be transferred to Basic Repairs and Alterations or used to fund authorized increases in prospectus projects: Provided further, That the amount provided in this or any prior Act for Basic Repairs and Alterations may be used to pay claims against the Government arising from any projects under the heading ‘‘Repairs and Alterations’’ or used to fund authorized increases in prospectus projects;

(3) $5,579,055,000 for rental of space to remain available until expended; and
(4) $2,274,000,000 for building operations to remain avail- able until expended, of which $1,137,000,000 is for building services, and $1,137,000,000 is for salaries and expenses: Pro- vided further, That not to exceed 5 percent of any appropriation made available under this paragraph for building operations may be transferred between and merged with such appropria- tions upon notification to the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate, but no such appropriation shall be increased by more than 5 percent by any such transfers: Provided further, That section 508 of this title shall not apply with respect to funds made available under this heading for building operations: Provided further, That the total amount of funds made available from this Fund to the General Services Administration shall not be available for expenses of any construction, repair, alteration and acquisition project for which a prospectus, if required by 40 U.S.C. 3307(a), has not been approved, except that necessary funds may be expended for each project for required expenses for the develop- ment of a proposed prospectus: Provided further, That funds available in the Federal Buildings Fund may be expended for emergency repairs when advance approval is obtained from the Committees on Appropriations: Provided further, That amounts necessary to provide reimbursable special services to other agencies under 40 U.S.C. 592(b)(2) and amounts to provide such reimbursable fencing, lighting, guard booths, and other facilities on private or other property not in Government ownership or control as may be appropriate to enable the United States Secret Service to perform its protective functions pursu- ant to 18 U.S.C. 3056, shall be available from such revenues and collections: Provided further, That revenues and collections and any other sums accruing to this Fund during fiscal year
2016, excluding reimbursements under 40 U.S.C. 592(b)(2), in excess of the aggregate new obligational authority authorized for Real Property Activities of the Federal Buildings Fund in this Act shall remain in the Fund and shall not be available for expenditure except as authorized in appropriations Acts.

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GENERAL ACTIVITIES GOVERNMENT-WIDE POLICY

For expenses authorized by law, not otherwise provided for, for Government-wide policy and evaluation activities associated with the management of real and personal property assets and certain administrative services; Government-wide policy support responsibilities relating to acquisition, travel, motor vehicles, information technology management, and related technology activi- ties; and services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109; $58,000,000.

OPERATING EXPENSES (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

For expenses authorized by law, not otherwise provided for, for Government-wide activities associated with utilization and dona- tion of surplus personal property; disposal of real property; agency- wide policy direction, management, and communications; the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals; and services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109; $58,560,000, of which $25,979,000 is for Real and Personal Property Management and Disposal; $23,397,000 is for the Office of the Administrator, of which not to exceed $7,500 is for official reception and representation expenses; and $9,184,000 is for the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals: Provided, That not to exceed 5 percent of the appropriation made available under this heading for Office of the Administrator may be transferred to the appropriation for the Real and Personal Property Manage- ment and Disposal upon notification to the Committees on Appro- priations of the House of Representatives and the Senate, but the appropriation for the Real and Personal Property Management and Disposal may not be increased by more than 5 percent by any such transfer.

OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL

For necessary expenses of the Office of Inspector General and service authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109, $65,000,000, of which
$2,000,000 is available until expended: Provided, That not to exceed
$50,000 shall be available for payment for information and detection of fraud against the Government, including payment for recovery of stolen Government property: Provided further, That not to exceed
$2,500 shall be available for awards to employees of other Federal agencies and private citizens in recognition of efforts and initiatives resulting in enhanced Office of Inspector General effectiveness.

ALLOWANCES AND OFFICE STAFF FOR FORMER PRESIDENTS

For carrying out the provisions of the Act of August 25, 1958 (3 U.S.C. 102 note), and Public Law 95–138, $3,277,000.

PRE-ELECTION PRESIDENTIAL TRANSITION (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

For activities authorized by the Pre-Election Presidential
Transition Act of 2010 (Public Law 111–283), not to exceed

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$13,278,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017: Pro- vided, That such amounts may be transferred and credited to
‘‘Acquisition Services Fund’’ or ‘‘Federal Buildings Fund’’ to reimburse obligations incurred for the purposes provided herein in fiscal year 2015 and 2016: Provided further, That amounts made available under this heading shall be in addition to any other amounts available for such purposes.

FEDERAL CITIZEN SERVICES FUND (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS)

For necessary expenses of the Office of Citizen Services and
Innovative Technologies, including services authorized by 40 U.S.C.
323 and 44 U.S.C. 3604; and for necessary expenses in support of interagency projects that enable the Federal Government to enhance its ability to conduct activities electronically, through the development and implementation of innovative uses of information technology; $55,894,000, to be deposited into the Federal Citizen Services Fund: Provided, That the previous amount may be trans- ferred to Federal agencies to carry out the purpose of the Federal Citizen Services Fund: Provided further, That the appropriations, revenues, reimbursements, and collections deposited into the Fund shall be available until expended for necessary expenses of Federal Citizen Services and other activities that enable the Federal Govern- ment to enhance its ability to conduct activities electronically in the aggregate amount not to exceed $90,000,000: Provided further, That appropriations, revenues, reimbursements, and collections accruing to this Fund during fiscal year 2016 in excess of such amount shall remain in the Fund and shall not be available for expenditure except as authorized in appropriations Acts: Provided further, That any appropriations provided to the Electronic Govern- ment Fund that remain unobligated may be transferred to the Federal Citizen Services Fund: Provided further, That the transfer
authorities provided herein shall be in addition to any other transfer authority provided in this Act.

ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONSGENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

SEC. 510. Funds available to the General Services Administra- tion shall be available for the hire of passenger motor vehicles.
SEC. 511. Funds in the Federal Buildings Fund made available for fiscal year 2016 for Federal Buildings Fund activities may be transferred between such activities only to the extent necessary to meet program requirements: Provided, That any proposed trans- fers shall be approved in advance by the Committees on Appropria- tions of the House of Representatives and the Senate.
SEC. 512. Except as otherwise provided in this title, funds made available by this Act shall be used to transmit a fiscal year
2017 request for United States Courthouse construction only if the request: (1) meets the design guide standards for construction as established and approved by the General Services Administra- tion, the Judicial Conference of the United States, and the Office of Management and Budget; (2) reflects the priorities of the Judicial Conference of the United States as set out in its approved 5- year construction plan; and (3) includes a standardized courtroom

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utilization study of each facility to be constructed, replaced, or expanded.
SEC. 513. None of the funds provided in this Act may be used to increase the amount of occupiable square feet, provide cleaning services, security enhancements, or any other service usu- ally provided through the Federal Buildings Fund, to any agency that does not pay the rate per square foot assessment for space and services as determined by the General Services Administration in consideration of the Public Buildings Amendments Act of 1972 (Public Law 92–313).
SEC. 514. From funds made available under the heading Federal Buildings Fund, Limitations on Availability of Revenue, claims against the Government of less than $250,000 arising from direct construction projects and acquisition of buildings may be liquidated from savings effected in other construction projects with prior notification to the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate.
SEC. 515. In any case in which the Committee on Transpor- tation and Infrastructure of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Environment and Public Works of the Senate adopt a resolution granting lease authority pursuant to a prospectus transmitted to Congress by the Administrator of the General Serv- ices Administration under 40 U.S.C. 3307, the Administrator shall ensure that the delineated area of procurement is identical to the delineated area included in the prospectus for all lease agree- ments, except that, if the Administrator determines that the delin- eated area of the procurement should not be identical to the delin- eated area included in the prospectus, the Administrator shall provide an explanatory statement to each of such committees and the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate prior to exercising any lease authority provided in the resolution.
SEC. 516. With respect to each project funded under the heading
‘‘Major Repairs and Alterations’’ or ‘‘Judiciary Capital Security Pro-
gram’’, and with respect to E-Government projects funded under
the heading ‘‘Federal Citizen Services Fund’’, the Administrator
of General Services shall submit a spending plan and explanation
for each project to be undertaken to the Committees on Appropria-
tions of the House of Representatives and the Senate not later
than 60 days after the date of enactment of this Act.
SEC. 517. With respect to each project funded under the heading
of ‘‘new construction projects of the Federal Judiciary’’, the General
Services Administration, in consultation with the Administrative
Office of the United States Courts, shall submit a spending plan
and description for each project to be undertaken to the Committees
on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate
not later than 120 days after the date of enactment of this Act.
SEC. 518. With respect to each project funded under the heading
of ‘‘joint United States courthouses and Federal buildings, including
U.S. Post Offices’’, the General Services Administration shall submit
a spending plan and explanation for the projects to be undertaken
to the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representa-
tives and the Senate not later than 60 days after the date of
enactment of this Act.

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HARRY S TRUMAN SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION

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SALARIES AND EXPENSES

For payment to the Harry S Truman Scholarship Foundation
Trust Fund, established by section 10 of Public Law 93–642,
$1,000,000, to remain available until expended.
MERIT SYSTEMS PROTECTION BOARD SALARIES AND EXPENSES (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)
For necessary expenses to carry out functions of the Merit Systems Protection Board pursuant to Reorganization Plan Num- bered 2 of 1978, the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978, and the Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989 (5 U.S.C. 5509 note), including services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109, rental of conference rooms in the District of Columbia and elsewhere, hire of passenger motor vehicles, direct procurement of survey printing, and not to exceed
$2,000 for official reception and representation expenses,
$44,490,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017, and in addition not to exceed $2,345,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017, for administrative expenses to adjudicate retirement appeals to be transferred from the Civil Service Retire- ment and Disability Fund in amounts determined by the Merit Systems Protection Board.
MORRIS K. UDALL AND STEWART L. UDALL FOUNDATION MORRIS K. UDALL AND STEWART L. UDALL TRUST FUND (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)
For payment to the Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Trust Fund, pursuant to the Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation Act (20 U.S.C. 5601 et seq.), $1,995,000, to remain available until expended, of which, notwithstanding sections 8 and
9 of such Act: (1) up to $50,000 shall be used to conduct financial audits pursuant to the Accountability of Tax Dollars Act of 2002 (Public Law 107–289); and (2) up to $1,000,000 shall be available to carry out the activities authorized by section 6(7) of Public Law 102–259 and section 817(a) of Public Law 106–568 (20 U.S.C.
5604(7)): Provided, That of the total amount made available under this heading $200,000 shall be transferred to the Office of Inspector General of the Department of the Interior, to remain available until expended, for audits and investigations of the Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation, consistent with the Inspector General Act of 1978 (5 U.S.C. App.).

ENVIRONMENTAL DISPUTE RESOLUTION FUND

For payment to the Environmental Dispute Resolution Fund to carry out activities authorized in the Environmental Policy and Conflict Resolution Act of 1998, $3,400,000, to remain available until expended.

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NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION OPERATING EXPENSES
For necessary expenses in connection with the administration of the National Archives and Records Administration and archived Federal records and related activities, as provided by law, and for expenses necessary for the review and declassification of docu- ments, the activities of the Public Interest Declassification Board, the operations and maintenance of the electronic records archives, the hire of passenger motor vehicles, and for uniforms or allowances therefor, as authorized by law (5 U.S.C. 5901), including mainte- nance, repairs, and cleaning, $372,393,000.

OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL

For necessary expenses of the Office of Inspector General in carrying out the provisions of the Inspector General Reform Act of 2008, Public Law 110–409, 122 Stat. 4302–16 (2008), and the Inspector General Act of 1978 (5 U.S.C. App.), and for the hire of passenger motor vehicles, $4,180,000.

REPAIRS AND RESTORATION

For the repair, alteration, and improvement of archives facili- ties, and to provide adequate storage for holdings, $7,500,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That from amounts made available under this heading in Public Laws 111–8 and 111–
117 for necessary expenses related to the repair and renovation of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in Hyde Park, New York, the remaining unobligated balances shall be available to implement the National Archives and Records Administration Capital Improvement Plan.

NATIONAL HISTORICAL PUBLICATIONS AND RECORDS COMMISSION GRANTS PROGRAM

For necessary expenses for allocations and grants for historical publications and records as authorized by 44 U.S.C. 2504,
$5,000,000, to remain available until expended.
NATIONAL CREDIT UNION ADMINISTRATION COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT REVOLVING LOAN FUND
For the Community Development Revolving Loan Fund pro- gram as authorized by 42 U.S.C. 9812, 9822 and 9910, $2,000,000 shall be available until September 30, 2017, for technical assistance to low-income designated credit unions.
OFFICE OF GOVERNMENT ETHICS SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For necessary expenses to carry out functions of the Office of Government Ethics pursuant to the Ethics in Government Act of 1978, the Ethics Reform Act of 1989, and the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act of 2012, including services as

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authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109, rental of conference rooms in the District of Columbia and elsewhere, hire of passenger motor vehicles, and not to exceed $1,500 for official reception and represen- tation expenses, $15,742,000.
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT SALARIES AND EXPENSES

(INCLUDING TRANSFER OF TRUST FUNDS)

For necessary expenses to carry out functions of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) pursuant to Reorganization Plan Numbered 2 of 1978 and the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978, including services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109; medical examina- tions performed for veterans by private physicians on a fee basis; rental of conference rooms in the District of Columbia and else- where; hire of passenger motor vehicles; not to exceed $2,500 for official reception and representation expenses; advances for reimbursements to applicable funds of OPM and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for expenses incurred under Executive Order No.
10422 of January 9, 1953, as amended; and payment of per diem and/or subsistence allowances to employees where Voting Rights Act activities require an employee to remain overnight at his or her post of duty, $120,688,000, of which $2,500,000 shall remain available until expended for Federal investigations enhancements, and of which $616,000 may be for strengthening the capacity and capabilities of the acquisition workforce (as defined by the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act, as amended (41 U.S.C. 4001 et seq.)), including the recruitment, hiring, training, and retention of such workforce and information technology in support of acquisi- tion workforce effectiveness or for management solutions to improve acquisition management; and in addition $124,550,000 for adminis- trative expenses, to be transferred from the appropriate trust funds of OPM without regard to other statutes, including direct procure- ment of printed materials, for the retirement and insurance pro- grams: Provided, That the provisions of this appropriation shall not affect the authority to use applicable trust funds as provided by sections 8348(a)(1)(B), 8958(f)(2)(A), 8988(f)(2)(A), and
9004(f)(2)(A) of title 5, United States Code: Provided further, That no part of this appropriation shall be available for salaries and expenses of the Legal Examining Unit of OPM established pursuant to Executive Order No. 9358 of July 1, 1943, or any successor unit of like purpose: Provided further, That the President’s Commis- sion on White House Fellows, established by Executive Order No.
11183 of October 3, 1964, may, during fiscal year 2016, accept donations of money, property, and personal services: Provided fur- ther, That such donations, including those from prior years, may be used for the development of publicity materials to provide information about the White House Fellows, except that no such donations shall be accepted for travel or reimbursement of travel expenses, or for the salaries of employees of such Commission.

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OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL SALARIES AND EXPENSES

(INCLUDING TRANSFER OF TRUST FUNDS)

For necessary expenses of the Office of Inspector General in carrying out the provisions of the Inspector General Act of 1978, including services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109, hire of passenger motor vehicles, $4,365,000, and in addition, not to exceed
$22,479,000 for administrative expenses to audit, investigate, and provide other oversight of the Office of Personnel Management’s retirement and insurance programs, to be transferred from the appropriate trust funds of the Office of Personnel Management, as determined by the Inspector General: Provided, That the Inspector General is authorized to rent conference rooms in the District of Columbia and elsewhere.
OFFICE OF SPECIAL COUNSEL SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For necessary expenses to carry out functions of the Office
of Special Counsel pursuant to Reorganization Plan Numbered 2
of 1978, the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978 (Public Law 95–
454), the Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989 (Public Law 101–
12) as amended by Public Law 107–304, the Whistleblower Protec-
tion Enhancement Act of 2012 (Public Law 112–199), and the Uni-
formed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994
(Public Law 103–353), including services as authorized by 5 U.S.C.
3109, payment of fees and expenses for witnesses, rental of con-
ference rooms in the District of Columbia and elsewhere, and hire
of passenger motor vehicles; $24,119,000.
POSTAL REGULATORY COMMISSION SALARIES AND EXPENSES (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)
For necessary expenses of the Postal Regulatory Commission in carrying out the provisions of the Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act (Public Law 109–435), $15,200,000, to be derived by transfer from the Postal Service Fund and expended as author- ized by section 603(a) of such Act.
PRIVACY AND CIVIL LIBERTIES OVERSIGHT BOARD SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For necessary expenses of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Over-
sight Board, as authorized by section 1061 of the Intelligence
Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 (42 U.S.C. 2000ee),
$21,297,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017.

PUBLIC LAW 114–113—DEC. 18, 2015

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

129 STAT. 2461

SALARIES AND EXPENSES

For necessary expenses for the Securities and Exchange Commission, including services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109, the rental of space (to include multiple year leases) in the District of Columbia and elsewhere, and not to exceed $3,500 for official reception and representation expenses, $1,605,000,000, to remain available until expended; of which not less than $11,315,971 shall be for the Office of Inspector General; of which not to exceed
$75,000 shall be available for a permanent secretariat for the Inter- national Organization of Securities Commissions; of which not to exceed $100,000 shall be available for expenses for consultations and meetings hosted by the Commission with foreign governmental and other regulatory officials, members of their delegations and staffs to exchange views concerning securities matters, such expenses to include necessary logistic and administrative expenses and the expenses of Commission staff and foreign invitees in attend- ance including: (1) incidental expenses such as meals; (2) travel and transportation; and (3) related lodging or subsistence; and of which not less than $68,223,000 shall be for the Division of Economic and Risk Analysis: Provided, That fees and charges authorized by section 31 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (15 U.S.C. 78ee) shall be credited to this account as offsetting collections: Provided further, That not to exceed $1,605,000,000 of such offsetting collections shall be available until expended for necessary expenses of this account: Provided further, That the total amount appropriated under this heading from the general fund for fiscal year 2016 shall be reduced as such offsetting fees are received so as to result in a final total fiscal year 2016 appropriation from the general fund estimated at not more than $0.
SELECTIVE SERVICE SYSTEM SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For necessary expenses of the Selective Service System, including expenses of attendance at meetings and of training for uniformed personnel assigned to the Selective Service System, as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 4101–4118 for civilian employees; hire of passenger motor vehicles; services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109; and not to exceed $750 for official reception and representation expenses; $22,703,000: Provided, That during the current fiscal year, the President may exempt this appropriation from the provi- sions of 31 U.S.C. 1341, whenever the President deems such action to be necessary in the interest of national defense: Provided further, That none of the funds appropriated by this Act may be expended for or in connection with the induction of any person into the Armed Forces of the United States.
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION SALARIES AND EXPENSES
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Code, and not to exceed $3,500 for official reception and representa- tion expenses, $268,000,000, of which not less than $12,000,000 shall be available for examinations, reviews, and other lender over- sight activities: Provided, That the Administrator is authorized to charge fees to cover the cost of publications developed by the Small Business Administration, and certain loan program activities, including fees authorized by section 5(b) of the Small Business Act: Provided further, That, notwithstanding 31 U.S.C. 3302, reve- nues received from all such activities shall be credited to this account, to remain available until expended, for carrying out these purposes without further appropriations: Provided further, That the Small Business Administration may accept gifts in an amount not to exceed $4,000,000 and may co-sponsor activities, each in accordance with section 132(a) of division K of Public Law 108–
447, during fiscal year 2016: Provided further, That $6,100,000 shall be available for the Loan Modernization and Accounting System, to be available until September 30, 2017: Provided further, That $3,000,000 shall be for the Federal and State Technology Partnership Program under section 34 of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 657d).

ENTREPRENEURIAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS

For necessary expenses of programs supporting entrepreneurial and small business development, $231,100,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017: Provided, That $117,000,000 shall be available to fund grants for performance in fiscal year 2016 or fiscal year 2017 as authorized by section 21 of the Small Business Act: Provided further, That $25,000,000 shall be for marketing, management, and technical assistance under section 7(m) of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 636(m)(4)) by intermediaries that make microloans under the microloan program: Provided further, That $18,000,000 shall be available for grants to States to carry out export programs that assist small business concerns authorized under section 1207 of Public Law 111–240.

OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL

For necessary expenses of the Office of Inspector General in carrying out the provisions of the Inspector General Act of 1978,
$19,900,000.

OFFICE OF ADVOCACY

For necessary expenses of the Office of Advocacy in carrying out the provisions of title II of Public Law 94–305 (15 U.S.C.
634a et seq.) and the Regulatory Flexibility Act of 1980 (5 U.S.C.
601 et seq.), $9,120,000, to remain available until expended.

BUSINESS LOANS PROGRAM ACCOUNT (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

For the cost of direct loans, $3,338,172, to remain available until expended: Provided, That such costs, including the cost of modifying such loans, shall be as defined in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974: Provided further, That subject to section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, during

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fiscal year 2016 commitments to guarantee loans under section
503 of the Small Business Investment Act of 1958 shall not exceed
$7,500,000,000: Provided further, That during fiscal year 2016 commitments for general business loans authorized under section
7(a) of the Small Business Act shall not exceed $26,500,000,000 for a combination of amortizing term loans and the aggregated maximum line of credit provided by revolving loans: Provided fur- ther, That during fiscal year 2016 commitments for loans authorized under subparagraph (C) of section 502(7) of The Small Business Investment Act of 1958 (15 U.S.C. 696(7)) shall not exceed
$7,500,000,000: Provided further, That during fiscal year 2016 commitments to guarantee loans for debentures under section 303(b) of the Small Business Investment Act of 1958 shall not exceed
$4,000,000,000: Provided further, That during fiscal year 2016, guarantees of trust certificates authorized by section 5(g) of the Small Business Act shall not exceed a principal amount of
$12,000,000,000. In addition, for administrative expenses to carry out the direct and guaranteed loan programs, $152,725,828, which may be transferred to and merged with the appropriations for Salaries and Expenses.

DISASTER LOANS PROGRAM ACCOUNT (INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS)

For administrative expenses to carry out the direct loan pro- gram authorized by section 7(b) of the Small Business Act,
$186,858,000, to be available until expended, of which $1,000,000 is for the Office of Inspector General of the Small Business Adminis- tration for audits and reviews of disaster loans and the disaster loan programs and shall be transferred to and merged with the appropriations for the Office of Inspector General; of which
$176,858,000 is for direct administrative expenses of loan making and servicing to carry out the direct loan program, which may
be transferred to and merged with the appropriations for Salaries and Expenses; and of which $9,000,000 is for indirect administrative expenses for the direct loan program, which may be transferred to and merged with the appropriations for Salaries and Expenses.

ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONSSMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

(INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

SEC. 520. Not to exceed 5 percent of any appropriation made available for the current fiscal year for the Small Business Adminis- tration in this Act may be transferred between such appropriations, but no such appropriation shall be increased by more than 10 percent by any such transfers: Provided, That any transfer pursuant to this paragraph shall be treated as a reprogramming of funds under section 608 of this Act and shall not be available for obligation or expenditure except in compliance with the procedures set forth in that section.
SEC. 521. (a) Subparagraph (C) of section 502(7) of the Small Business Investment Act of 1958 (15 U.S.C. 696(7)), as in effect on September 25, 2012, shall be in effect in any fiscal year during which the cost to the Federal Government of making guarantees under such subparagraph (C) and section 503 of the Small Business Investment Act of 1958 (15 U.S.C. 697) is zero, except that—

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(1) subclause (I)(bb) and subclause (II) of clause (iv) of such subparagraph (C) shall not be in effect;
(2) unless, upon application by a development company and after determining that the refinance loan is needed for good cause, the Administrator of the Small Business Adminis- tration waives this paragraph, a development company shall limit its financings under section 502 of the Small Business Investment Act of 1958 (15 U.S.C. 696) so that, during any fiscal year, new financings under such subparagraph (C) shall not exceed 50 percent of the dollars loaned under title V of the Small Business Investment Act of 1958 (15 U.S.C. 695 et seq.) during the previous fiscal year; and
(3) clause (iv)(I)(aa) of such subparagraph (C) shall be applied by substituting ‘‘job creation and retention’’ for ‘‘job creation’’.
(b) Section 303(b)(2)(B) of the Small Business Investment Act of 1958 (15 U.S.C. 683(b)(2)(B)) is amended by striking
‘‘$225,000,000’’ and inserting ‘‘$350,000,000’’.
UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE PAYMENT TO THE POSTAL SERVICE FUND
For payment to the Postal Service Fund for revenue forgone
on free and reduced rate mail, pursuant to subsections (c) and (d) of section 2401 of title 39, United States Code, $55,075,000: Provided, That mail for overseas voting and mail for the blind shall continue to be free: Provided further, That 6-day delivery and rural delivery of mail shall continue at not less than the
1983 level: Provided further, That none of the funds made available to the Postal Service by this Act shall be used to implement any rule, regulation, or policy of charging any officer or employee of any State or local child support enforcement agency, or any indi- vidual participating in a State or local program of child support enforcement, a fee for information requested or provided concerning an address of a postal customer: Provided further, That none of the funds provided in this Act shall be used to consolidate or close small rural and other small post offices.

OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL SALARIES AND EXPENSES

(INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

For necessary expenses of the Office of Inspector General in carrying out the provisions of the Inspector General Act of 1978,
$248,600,000, to be derived by transfer from the Postal Service Fund and expended as authorized by section 603(b)(3) of the Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act (Public Law 109–435).
UNITED STATES TAX COURT SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For necessary expenses, including contract reporting and other
services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109, $51,300,000: Provided,

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That travel expenses of the judges shall be paid upon the written certificate of the judge.
TITLE VI
GENERAL PROVISIONS—THIS ACT

(INCLUDING RESCISSION)

SEC. 601. None of the funds in this Act shall be used for the planning or execution of any program to pay the expenses of, or otherwise compensate, non-Federal parties intervening in regulatory or adjudicatory proceedings funded in this Act.
SEC. 602. None of the funds appropriated in this Act shall remain available for obligation beyond the current fiscal year, nor may any be transferred to other appropriations, unless expressly so provided herein.
SEC. 603. The expenditure of any appropriation under this Act for any consulting service through procurement contract pursu- ant to 5 U.S.C. 3109, shall be limited to those contracts where such expenditures are a matter of public record and available for public inspection, except where otherwise provided under existing law, or under existing Executive order issued pursuant to existing law.
SEC. 604. None of the funds made available in this Act may be transferred to any department, agency, or instrumentality of the United States Government, except pursuant to a transfer made by, or transfer authority provided in, this Act or any other appro- priations Act.
SEC. 605. None of the funds made available by this Act shall be available for any activity or for paying the salary of any Govern- ment employee where funding an activity or paying a salary to a Government employee would result in a decision, determination, rule, regulation, or policy that would prohibit the enforcement of section 307 of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1307).
SEC. 606. No funds appropriated pursuant to this Act may be expended by an entity unless the entity agrees that in expending the assistance the entity will comply with chapter 83 of title 41, United States Code.
SEC. 607. No funds appropriated or otherwise made available under this Act shall be made available to any person or entity that has been convicted of violating chapter 83 of title 41, United States Code.
SEC. 608. Except as otherwise provided in this Act, none of the funds provided in this Act, provided by previous appropriations Acts to the agencies or entities funded in this Act that remain available for obligation or expenditure in fiscal year 2016, or pro- vided from any accounts in the Treasury derived by the collection of fees and available to the agencies funded by this Act, shall be available for obligation or expenditure through a reprogramming of funds that: (1) creates a new program; (2) eliminates a program, project, or activity; (3) increases funds or personnel for any program, project, or activity for which funds have been denied or restricted by the Congress; (4) proposes to use funds directed for a specific activity by the Committee on Appropriations of either the House of Representatives or the Senate for a different purpose; (5) aug- ments existing programs, projects, or activities in excess of

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$5,000,000 or 10 percent, whichever is less; (6) reduces existing programs, projects, or activities by $5,000,000 or 10 percent, which- ever is less; or (7) creates or reorganizes offices, programs, or activities unless prior approval is received from the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate: Provided, That prior to any significant reorganization or restruc- turing of offices, programs, or activities, each agency or entity funded in this Act shall consult with the Committees on Appropria- tions of the House of Representatives and the Senate: Provided further, That not later than 60 days after the date of enactment of this Act, each agency funded by this Act shall submit a report to the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representa- tives and the Senate to establish the baseline for application of reprogramming and transfer authorities for the current fiscal year: Provided further, That at a minimum the report shall include: (1) a table for each appropriation with a separate column to display the President’s budget request, adjustments made by Congress, adjustments due to enacted rescissions, if appropriate, and the fiscal year enacted level; (2) a delineation in the table for each appropriation both by object class and program, project, and activity as detailed in the budget appendix for the respective appropriation; and (3) an identification of items of special congressional interest: Provided further, That the amount appropriated or limited for sala- ries and expenses for an agency shall be reduced by $100,000 per day for each day after the required date that the report has not been submitted to the Congress.
SEC. 609. Except as otherwise specifically provided by law, not to exceed 50 percent of unobligated balances remaining available at the end of fiscal year 2016 from appropriations made available for salaries and expenses for fiscal year 2016 in this Act, shall remain available through September 30, 2017, for each such account for the purposes authorized: Provided, That a request shall be submitted to the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate for approval prior to the expendi- ture of such funds: Provided further, That these requests shall be made in compliance with reprogramming guidelines.
SEC. 610. (a) None of the funds made available in this Act may be used by the Executive Office of the President to request— (1) any official background investigation report on any indi-
vidual from the Federal Bureau of Investigation; or
(2) a determination with respect to the treatment of an organization as described in section 501(c) of the Internal Rev- enue Code of 1986 and exempt from taxation under section
501(a) of such Code from the Department of the Treasury or the Internal Revenue Service.
(b) Subsection (a) shall not apply—
(1) in the case of an official background investigation report, if such individual has given express written consent for such request not more than 6 months prior to the date of such request and during the same presidential administration; or (2) if such request is required due to extraordinary cir-
cumstances involving national security.
SEC. 611. The cost accounting standards promulgated under chapter 15 of title 41, United States Code shall not apply with respect to a contract under the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program established under chapter 89 of title 5, United States Code.

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SEC. 612. For the purpose of resolving litigation and imple- menting any settlement agreements regarding the nonforeign area cost-of-living allowance program, the Office of Personnel Manage- ment may accept and utilize (without regard to any restriction on unanticipated travel expenses imposed in an Appropriations Act) funds made available to the Office of Personnel Management pursuant to court approval.
SEC. 613. No funds appropriated by this Act shall be available to pay for an abortion, or the administrative expenses in connection with any health plan under the Federal employees health benefits program which provides any benefits or coverage for abortions.
SEC. 614. The provision of section 613 shall not apply where the life of the mother would be endangered if the fetus were carried to term, or the pregnancy is the result of an act of rape or incest.
SEC. 615. In order to promote Government access to commercial information technology, the restriction on purchasing nondomestic articles, materials, and supplies set forth in chapter 83 of title
41, United States Code (popularly known as the Buy American Act), shall not apply to the acquisition by the Federal Government of information technology (as defined in section 11101 of title 40, United States Code), that is a commercial item (as defined in section 103 of title 41, United States Code).
SEC. 616. Notwithstanding section 1353 of title 31, United States Code, no officer or employee of any regulatory agency or commission funded by this Act may accept on behalf of that agency, nor may such agency or commission accept, payment or reimburse- ment from a non-Federal entity for travel, subsistence, or related expenses for the purpose of enabling an officer or employee to attend and participate in any meeting or similar function relating to the official duties of the officer or employee when the entity offering payment or reimbursement is a person or entity subject to regulation by such agency or commission, or represents a person or entity subject to regulation by such agency or commission, unless the person or entity is an organization described in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and exempt from tax under section 501(a) of such Code.
SEC. 617. Notwithstanding section 708 of this Act, funds made available to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the Securities and Exchange Commission by this or any other Act may be used for the interagency funding and sponsorship of a joint advisory committee to advise on emerging regulatory issues.
SEC. 618. (a)(1) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, an Executive agency covered by this Act otherwise authorized to enter into contracts for either leases or the construction or alteration of real property for office, meeting, storage, or other space must consult with the General Services Administration before issuing
a solicitation for offers of new leases or construction contracts,
and in the case of succeeding leases, before entering into negotia-
tions with the current lessor.
(2) Any such agency with authority to enter into an emergency
lease may do so during any period declared by the President to
require emergency leasing authority with respect to such agency.
(b) For purposes of this section, the term ‘‘Executive agency
covered by this Act’’ means any Executive agency provided funds
by this Act, but does not include the General Services Administra-
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SEC. 619. (a) There are appropriated for the following activities the amounts required under current law:
(1) Compensation of the President (3 U.S.C. 102). (2) Payments to—
(A) the Judicial Officers’ Retirement Fund (28 U.S.C.
377(o));
(B) the Judicial Survivors’ Annuities Fund (28 U.S.C.
376(c)); and
(C) the United States Court of Federal Claims Judges’
Retirement Fund (28 U.S.C. 178(l)).
(3) Payment of Government contributions—
(A) with respect to the health benefits of retired
employees, as authorized by chapter 89 of title 5, United
States Code, and the Retired Federal Employees Health
Benefits Act (74 Stat. 849); and
(B) with respect to the life insurance benefits for
employees retiring after December 31, 1989 (5 U.S.C. ch.
87).
(4) Payment to finance the unfunded liability of new and
increased annuity benefits under the Civil Service Retirement
and Disability Fund (5 U.S.C. 8348).
(5) Payment of annuities authorized to be paid from the
Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund by statutory
provisions other than subchapter III of chapter 83 or chapter
84 of title 5, United States Code.
(b) Nothing in this section may be construed to exempt any
amount appropriated by this section from any otherwise applicable
limitation on the use of funds contained in this Act.
SEC. 620. The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board
(Board) shall have authority to obligate funds for the scholarship
program established by section 109(c)(2) of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act
of 2002 (Public Law 107–204) in an aggregate amount not exceeding
the amount of funds collected by the Board as of December 31,
2015, including accrued interest, as a result of the assessment
of monetary penalties. Funds available for obligation in fiscal year
2016 shall remain available until expended.
SEC. 621. None of the funds made available in this Act may
be used by the Federal Trade Commission to complete the draft
report entitled ‘‘Interagency Working Group on Food Marketed to
Children: Preliminary Proposed Nutrition Principles to Guide
Industry Self-Regulatory Efforts’’ unless the Interagency Working
Group on Food Marketed to Children complies with Executive Order
No. 13563.
SEC. 622. None of the funds made available by this Act may
be used to pay the salaries and expenses for the following positions:
(1) Director, White House Office of Health Reform.
(2) Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate
Change.
(3) Senior Advisor to the Secretary of the Treasury assigned
to the Presidential Task Force on the Auto Industry and Senior
Counselor for Manufacturing Policy.
(4) White House Director of Urban Affairs.
SEC. 623. None of the funds in this Act may be used for
the Director of the Office of Personnel Management to award a
contract, enter an extension of, or exercise an option on a contract
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background investigation fieldwork services or background inves- tigation support services that, as of the date of the award of the contract, are being conducted by that contractor.
SEC. 624. (a) The head of each executive branch agency funded by this Act shall ensure that the Chief Information Officer of the agency has the authority to participate in decisions regarding the budget planning process related to information technology.
(b) Amounts appropriated for any executive branch agency funded by this Act that are available for information technology shall be allocated within the agency, consistent with the provisions of appropriations Acts and budget guidelines and recommendations from the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, in such manner as specified by, or approved by, the Chief Information Officer of the agency in consultation with the Chief Financial Officer of the agency and budget officials.
SEC. 625. None of the funds made available in this Act may be used in contravention of chapter 29, 31, or 33 of title 44, United States Code.
SEC. 626. From the unobligated balances available in the Secu- rities and Exchange Commission Reserve Fund established by sec- tion 991 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Public Law 111–203), $25,000,000 are rescinded.
SEC. 627. None of the funds made available in this Act may be used by a governmental entity to require the disclosure by a provider of electronic communication service to the public or remote computing service of the contents of a wire or electronic communication that is in electronic storage with the provider (as such terms are defined in sections 2510 and 2711 of title 18, United States Code) in a manner that violates the Fourth Amend- ment to the Constitution of the United States.
SEC. 628. Beginning on the date of enactment of this Act, in the current fiscal year and continuing through September 30,
2025, the Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Report and Order adopted by the Federal Communications Commission on March 31, 2014 (FCC 14–28), and the amendments to the rules of the Commission adopted in such Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Report and Order, shall not apply to a joint sales agreement (as defined in Note 2(k) to section 73.3555 of title 47, Code of Federal Regulations) that was in effect on March 31, 2014, and a rule of the Commission amended by such an amendment shall apply to such agreement as such rule was in effect on the day before the effective date of such amendment. A party to a joint sales agreement that was in effect on March 31, 2014, shall not be considered to be in violation of the ownership limitations of section 73.3555 of title 47, Code of Federal Regulations, by reason of the application of the rule in Note 2(k)(2), as so amended, to the joint sales agreement.
SEC. 629. During fiscal year 2016, none of the amounts made available by this Act may be used to finalize or implement the Safety Standard for Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles published by the Consumer Product Safety Commission in the Federal Reg- ister on November 19, 2014 (79 Fed. Reg. 68964) until after— (1) the National Academy of Sciences, in consultation with
the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the
Department of Defense, completes a study to determine—
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for purposes of reducing the risk of Recreational Off-High- way Vehicle (referred to in this section as ‘‘ROV’’) rollovers in the off-road environment, including the repeatability and reproducibility of testing for compliance with such requirements;
(B) the number of ROV rollovers that would be pre- vented if the proposed requirements were adopted;
(C) whether there is a technical basis for the proposal to provide information on a point-of-sale hangtag about a ROV’s rollover resistance on a progressive scale; and (D) the effect on the utility of ROVs used by the United States military if the proposed requirements were adopted;
and
(2) a report containing the results of the study completed under paragraph (1) is delivered to—
(A) the Committee on Commerce, Science, and
Transportation of the Senate;
(B) the Committee on Energy and Commerce of the
House of Representatives;
(C) the Committee on Appropriations of the Senate;
and
(D) the Committee on Appropriations of the House
of Representatives.
SEC. 630. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, not to exceed $2,266,085 of unobligated balances from ‘‘Election Assist- ance Commission, Election Reform Programs’’ shall be available to record a disbursement previously incurred under that heading in fiscal year 2014 against a 2008 cancelled account.
SEC. 631. None of the funds appropriated by this Act may be used by the Federal Communications Commission to modify, amend, or change the rules or regulations of the Commission for universal service high-cost support for competitive eligible tele- communications carriers in a way that is inconsistent with para- graph (e)(5) or (e)(6) of section 54.307 of title 47, Code of Federal Regulations, as in effect on July 15, 2015: Provided, That this section shall not prohibit the Commission from considering, devel- oping, or adopting other support mechanisms as an alternative to Mobility Fund Phase II.
SEC. 632. (a) The Office of Personnel Management shall provide to each affected individual as defined in subsection (b) complimen- tary identity protection coverage that—
(1) is not less comprehensive than the complimentary identity protection coverage that the Office provided to affected individuals before the date of enactment of this Act;
(2) is effective for a period of not less than 10 years;
and
(3) includes not less than $5,000,000 in identity theft insur-
ance.
(b) DEFINITION.—In this section, the term ‘‘affected individual’’ means any individual whose Social Security Number was com- promised during—
(1) the data breach of personnel records of current and former Federal employees, at a network maintained by the Department of the Interior, that was announced by the Office of Personnel Management on June 4, 2015; or
(2) the data breach of systems of the Office of Personnel
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investigations of current, former, and prospective Federal employees, and of other individuals.
SEC. 633. Sections 1101(a) and 1104(a)(2)(A) of the Internet
Tax Freedom Act (title XI of division C of Public Law 105–277;
47 U.S.C. 151 note) shall be applied by substituting ‘‘October 1,
2016’’ for ‘‘October 1, 2015’’.
SEC. 634. (a) DEFINITIONS.—In this section:
(1) BANKING INSTITUTION.—The term ‘‘banking institution’’ means an insured depository institution, Federal credit union, State credit union, bank holding company, or savings and loan holding company.
(2) BASEL III CAPITAL REQUIREMENTS.—The term ‘‘Basel III capital requirements’’ means the Global Regulatory Frame- work for More Resilient Banks and Banking Systems issued by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision on December
16, 2010, as revised on June 1, 2011.
(3) FEDERAL BANKING AGENCIES.—The term ‘‘Federal banking agencies’’ means the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the National Credit Union Administration.
(4) MORTGAGE SERVICING ASSETS.—The term ‘‘mortgage servicing assets’’ means those assets that result from contracts to service loans secured by real estate, where such loans are owned by third parties.
(5) NCUA CAPITAL REQUIREMENTS.—The term ‘‘NCUA cap- ital requirements’’ means the final rule of the National Credit Union Administration entitled ‘‘Risk-Based Capital’’ (80 Fed. Reg. 66625 (October 29, 2015)).
(6) OTHER DEFINITIONS.—
(A) BANKING DEFINITIONS.—The terms ‘‘bank holding company’’, ‘‘insured depository institution’’, and ‘‘savings and loan holding company’’ have the meanings given those terms in section 3 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813).
(B) CREDIT UNION DEFINITIONS.—The terms ‘‘Federal credit union’’ and ‘‘State credit union’’ have the meanings given those terms in section 101 of the Federal Credit Union Act (12 U.S.C. 1752).
(b) STUDY OF THE APPROPRIATE CAPITAL FOR MORTGAGE SERV-

ICING ASSETS.—

(1) IN GENERAL.—The Federal banking agencies shall jointly conduct a study of the appropriate capital requirements for mortgage servicing assets for banking institutions.
(2) ISSUES TO BE STUDIED.—The study required under para- graph (1) shall include, with a specific focus on banking institu- tions—

47 USC 151 note.

(A) the risk to banking institutions of holding mortgage servicing assets;
(B) the history of the market for mortgage servicing assets, including in particular the market for those assets in the period of the financial crisis;
(C) the ability of banking institutions to establish a value for mortgage servicing assets of the institution through periodic sales or other means;
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concerns about the value of and ability to sell mortgage servicing assets;
(E) the impact of imposing the Basel III capital require- ments and the NCUA capital requirements on banking institutions on the ability of those institutions—
(i) to compete in the mortgage servicing business, including the need for economies of scale to compete in that business; and
(ii) to provide service to consumers to whom the institutions have made mortgage loans;
(F) an analysis of what the mortgage servicing market- place would look like if the Basel III capital requirements and the NCUA capital requirements on mortgage servicing assets—
(i) were fully implemented; and
(ii) applied to both banking institutions and non-
depository residential mortgage loan servicers;
(G) the significance of problems with mortgage serv-
icing assets, if any, in banking institution failures and
problem banking institutions, including specifically identi-
fying failed banking institutions where mortgage servicing
assets contributed to the failure; and
(H) an analysis of the relevance of the Basel III capital
requirements and the NCUA capital requirements on mort-
gage servicing assets to the banking systems of other
significantly developed countries.
(3) REPORT TO CONGRESS.—Not later than 180 days after
the date of enactment of this title, the Federal banking agencies
shall submit to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban
Affairs of the Senate and the Committee on Financial Services
of the House of Representatives a report containing—
(A) the results of the study required under paragraph
(1);
(B) any analysis on the specific issue of mortgage serv-
icing assets undertaken by the Federal banking agencies before finalizing regulations implementing the Basel III capital requirements and the NCUA capital requirements; and
(C) any recommendations for legislative or regulatory actions that would address concerns about the value of and ability to sell and the ability of banking institutions to hold mortgage servicing assets.
SEC. 635. In addition to amounts otherwise provided in this Act for ‘‘National Archives and Records Administration, Operating Expenses’’, there is appropriated $7,000,000, to remain available until expended, for the repair, alteration, and improvement of an additional leased facility to provide adequate storage for holdings of the House of Representatives and the Senate.

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TITLE VII
GENERAL PROVISIONS—GOVERNMENT-WIDE DEPARTMENTS, AGENCIES, AND CORPORATIONS

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(INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

SEC. 701. No department, agency, or instrumentality of the United States receiving appropriated funds under this or any other Act for fiscal year 2016 shall obligate or expend any such funds, unless such department, agency, or instrumentality has in place, and will continue to administer in good faith, a written policy designed to ensure that all of its workplaces are free from the illegal use, possession, or distribution of controlled substances (as defined in the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 802)) by the officers and employees of such department, agency, or instrumen- tality.
SEC. 702. Unless otherwise specifically provided, the maximum amount allowable during the current fiscal year in accordance with subsection 1343(c) of title 31, United States Code, for the purchase of any passenger motor vehicle (exclusive of buses, ambulances, law enforcement vehicles, protective vehicles, and undercover surveillance vehicles), is hereby fixed at $19,947 except station wagons for which the maximum shall be $19,997: Provided, That these limits may be exceeded by not to exceed $7,250 for police- type vehicles: Provided further, That the limits set forth in this section may not be exceeded by more than 5 percent for electric or hybrid vehicles purchased for demonstration under the provisions of the Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Research, Development, and Demonstration Act of 1976: Provided further, That the limits set forth in this section may be exceeded by the incremental cost
of clean alternative fuels vehicles acquired pursuant to Public Law
101–549 over the cost of comparable conventionally fueled vehicles: Provided further, That the limits set forth in this section shall not apply to any vehicle that is a commercial item and which operates on alternative fuel, including but not limited to electric, plug-in hybrid electric, and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.
SEC. 703. Appropriations of the executive departments and independent establishments for the current fiscal year available for expenses of travel, or for the expenses of the activity concerned, are hereby made available for quarters allowances and cost-of- living allowances, in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 5922–5924.
SEC. 704. Unless otherwise specified in law during the current fiscal year, no part of any appropriation contained in this or any other Act shall be used to pay the compensation of any officer or employee of the Government of the United States (including any agency the majority of the stock of which is owned by the Government of the United States) whose post of duty is in the continental United States unless such person: (1) is a citizen of the United States; (2) is a person who is lawfully admitted for permanent residence and is seeking citizenship as outlined in 8
U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)(B); (3) is a person who is admitted as a refugee under 8 U.S.C. 1157 or is granted asylum under 8 U.S.C. 1158 and has filed a declaration of intention to become a lawful perma- nent resident and then a citizen when eligible; or (4) is a person

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who owes allegiance to the United States: Provided, That for pur- poses of this section, affidavits signed by any such person shall be considered prima facie evidence that the requirements of this section with respect to his or her status are being complied with: Provided further, That for purposes of subsections (2) and (3) such affidavits shall be submitted prior to employment and updated thereafter as necessary: Provided further, That any person making a false affidavit shall be guilty of a felony, and upon conviction, shall be fined no more than $4,000 or imprisoned for not more than 1 year, or both: Provided further, That the above penal clause shall be in addition to, and not in substitution for, any other provisions of existing law: Provided further, That any payment made to any officer or employee contrary to the provisions of this section shall be recoverable in action by the Federal Government: Provided further, That this section shall not apply to any person who is an officer or employee of the Government of the United States on the date of enactment of this Act, or to international broadcasters employed by the Broadcasting Board of Governors, or to temporary employment of translators, or to temporary employ- ment in the field service (not to exceed 60 days) as a result of emergencies: Provided further, That this section does not apply to the employment as Wildland firefighters for not more than 120 days of nonresident aliens employed by the Department of the Interior or the USDA Forest Service pursuant to an agreement with another country.
SEC. 705. Appropriations available to any department or agency during the current fiscal year for necessary expenses, including maintenance or operating expenses, shall also be available for pay- ment to the General Services Administration for charges for space and services and those expenses of renovation and alteration of buildings and facilities which constitute public improvements per- formed in accordance with the Public Buildings Act of 1959 (73
Stat. 479), the Public Buildings Amendments of 1972 (86 Stat.
216), or other applicable law.
SEC. 706. In addition to funds provided in this or any other Act, all Federal agencies are authorized to receive and use funds resulting from the sale of materials, including Federal records dis- posed of pursuant to a records schedule recovered through recycling or waste prevention programs. Such funds shall be available until expended for the following purposes:
(1) Acquisition, waste reduction and prevention, and recycling programs as described in Executive Order No. 13423 (January 24, 2007), including any such programs adopted prior to the effective date of the Executive order.
(2) Other Federal agency environmental management pro- grams, including, but not limited to, the development and implementation of hazardous waste management and pollution prevention programs.
(3) Other employee programs as authorized by law or as deemed appropriate by the head of the Federal agency.
SEC. 707. Funds made available by this or any other Act for administrative expenses in the current fiscal year of the corpora- tions and agencies subject to chapter 91 of title 31, United States Code, shall be available, in addition to objects for which such funds are otherwise available, for rent in the District of Columbia; services in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 3109; and the objects specified under this head, all the provisions of which shall be applicable

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to the expenditure of such funds unless otherwise specified in the Act by which they are made available: Provided, That in the event any functions budgeted as administrative expenses are subse- quently transferred to or paid from other funds, the limitations on administrative expenses shall be correspondingly reduced.
SEC. 708. No part of any appropriation contained in this or any other Act shall be available for interagency financing of boards (except Federal Executive Boards), commissions, councils, commit- tees, or similar groups (whether or not they are interagency entities) which do not have a prior and specific statutory approval to receive financial support from more than one agency or instrumentality.
SEC. 709. None of the funds made available pursuant to the provisions of this or any other Act shall be used to implement, administer, or enforce any regulation which has been disapproved pursuant to a joint resolution duly adopted in accordance with the applicable law of the United States.
SEC. 710. During the period in which the head of any depart- ment or agency, or any other officer or civilian employee of the Federal Government appointed by the President of the United States, holds office, no funds may be obligated or expended in excess of $5,000 to furnish or redecorate the office of such depart- ment head, agency head, officer, or employee, or to purchase fur- niture or make improvements for any such office, unless advance notice of such furnishing or redecoration is transmitted to the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate. For the purposes of this section, the term ‘‘office’’ shall include the entire suite of offices assigned to the individual, as well as any other space used primarily by the individual or the use of which is directly controlled by the individual.
SEC. 711. Notwithstanding 31 U.S.C. 1346, or section 708 of this Act, funds made available for the current fiscal year by this or any other Act shall be available for the interagency funding of national security and emergency preparedness telecommuni- cations initiatives which benefit multiple Federal departments, agencies, or entities, as provided by Executive Order No. 13618 (July 6, 2012).
SEC. 712. (a) None of the funds made available by this or any other Act may be obligated or expended by any department, agency, or other instrumentality of the Federal Government to pay the salaries or expenses of any individual appointed to a posi- tion of a confidential or policy-determining character that is excepted from the competitive service under section 3302 of title
5, United States Code, (pursuant to schedule C of subpart C of part 213 of title 5 of the Code of Federal Regulations) unless the head of the applicable department, agency, or other instrumen- tality employing such schedule C individual certifies to the Director of the Office of Personnel Management that the schedule C position occupied by the individual was not created solely or primarily in order to detail the individual to the White House.
(b) The provisions of this section shall not apply to Federal employees or members of the armed forces detailed to or from an element of the intelligence community (as that term is defined under section 3(4) of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C.
3003(4))).
SEC. 713. No part of any appropriation contained in this or any other Act shall be available for the payment of the salary of any officer or employee of the Federal Government, who—

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(1) prohibits or prevents, or attempts or threatens to pro- hibit or prevent, any other officer or employee of the Federal Government from having any direct oral or written communica- tion or contact with any Member, committee, or subcommittee of the Congress in connection with any matter pertaining to the employment of such other officer or employee or pertaining to the department or agency of such other officer or employee in any way, irrespective of whether such communication or contact is at the initiative of such other officer or employee or in response to the request or inquiry of such Member, com- mittee, or subcommittee; or
(2) removes, suspends from duty without pay, demotes, reduces in rank, seniority, status, pay, or performance or effi- ciency rating, denies promotion to, relocates, reassigns, trans- fers, disciplines, or discriminates in regard to any employment right, entitlement, or benefit, or any term or condition of employment of, any other officer or employee of the Federal Government, or attempts or threatens to commit any of the foregoing actions with respect to such other officer or employee, by reason of any communication or contact of such other officer or employee with any Member, committee, or subcommittee of the Congress as described in paragraph (1).
SEC. 714. (a) None of the funds made available in this or any other Act may be obligated or expended for any employee training that—
(1) does not meet identified needs for knowledge, skills, and abilities bearing directly upon the performance of official duties;
(2) contains elements likely to induce high levels of emo- tional response or psychological stress in some participants; (3) does not require prior employee notification of the con-
tent and methods to be used in the training and written end of course evaluation;
(4) contains any methods or content associated with reli- gious or quasi-religious belief systems or ‘‘new age’’ belief sys- tems as defined in Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Notice N–915.022, dated September 2, 1988; or
(5) is offensive to, or designed to change, participants’
personal values or lifestyle outside the workplace.
(b) Nothing in this section shall prohibit, restrict, or otherwise preclude an agency from conducting training bearing directly upon the performance of official duties.
SEC. 715. No part of any funds appropriated in this or any other Act shall be used by an agency of the executive branch, other than for normal and recognized executive-legislative relation- ships, for publicity or propaganda purposes, and for the preparation, distribution or use of any kit, pamphlet, booklet, publication, radio, television, or film presentation designed to support or defeat legisla- tion pending before the Congress, except in presentation to the Congress itself.
SEC. 716. None of the funds appropriated by this or any other Act may be used by an agency to provide a Federal employee’s home address to any labor organization except when the employee has authorized such disclosure or when such disclosure has been ordered by a court of competent jurisdiction.
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as mailing, telephone or electronic mailing lists to any person or any organization outside of the Federal Government without the approval of the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate.
SEC. 718. No part of any appropriation contained in this or any other Act shall be used directly or indirectly, including by private contractor, for publicity or propaganda purposes within the United States not heretofore authorized by Congress.
SEC. 719. (a) In this section, the term ‘‘agency’’—
(1) means an Executive agency, as defined under 5 U.S.C.
105; and
(2) includes a military department, as defined under section
102 of such title, the Postal Service, and the Postal Regulatory
Commission.
(b) Unless authorized in accordance with law or regulations to use such time for other purposes, an employee of an agency shall use official time in an honest effort to perform official duties. An employee not under a leave system, including a Presidential appointee exempted under 5 U.S.C. 6301(2), has an obligation to expend an honest effort and a reasonable proportion of such employee’s time in the performance of official duties.
SEC. 720. Notwithstanding 31 U.S.C. 1346 and section 708 of this Act, funds made available for the current fiscal year by this or any other Act to any department or agency, which is a member of the Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board (FASAB), shall be available to finance an appropriate share of FASAB administrative costs.
SEC. 721. Notwithstanding 31 U.S.C. 1346 and section 708 of this Act, the head of each Executive department and agency is hereby authorized to transfer to or reimburse ‘‘General Services Administration, Government-wide Policy’’ with the approval of the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, funds made available for the current fiscal year by this or any other Act, including rebates from charge card and other contracts: Provided, That these funds shall be administered by the Administrator of General Services to support Government-wide and other multi- agency financial, information technology, procurement, and other management innovations, initiatives, and activities, including improving coordination and reducing duplication, as approved by the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, in consulta- tion with the appropriate interagency and multi-agency groups designated by the Director (including the President’s Management Council for overall management improvement initiatives, the Chief Financial Officers Council for financial management initiatives, the Chief Information Officers Council for information technology initiatives, the Chief Human Capital Officers Council for human capital initiatives, the Chief Acquisition Officers Council for procure- ment initiatives, and the Performance Improvement Council for performance improvement initiatives): Provided further, That the total funds transferred or reimbursed shall not exceed $15,000,000 to improve coordination, reduce duplication, and for other activities related to Federal Government Priority Goals established by 31
U.S.C. 1120, and not to exceed $17,000,000 for Government-Wide innovations, initiatives, and activities: Provided further, That the funds transferred to or for reimbursement of ‘‘General Services Administration, Government-wide Policy’’ during fiscal year 2016 shall remain available for obligation through September 30, 2017:

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Provided further, That such transfers or reimbursements may only be made after 15 days following notification of the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate by the Director of the Office of Management and Budget.

SEC. 722. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a woman may breastfeed her child at any location in a Federal building or on Federal property, if the woman and her child are otherwise authorized to be present at the location.
SEC. 723. Notwithstanding 31 U.S.C. 1346, or section 708 of this Act, funds made available for the current fiscal year by this or any other Act shall be available for the interagency funding of specific projects, workshops, studies, and similar efforts to carry out the purposes of the National Science and Technology Council (authorized by Executive Order No. 12881), which benefit multiple Federal departments, agencies, or entities: Provided, That the Office of Management and Budget shall provide a report describing the budget of and resources connected with the National Science and Technology Council to the Committees on Appropriations, the House Committee on Science and Technology, and the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation 90 days after enactment of this Act.
SEC. 724. Any request for proposals, solicitation, grant applica- tion, form, notification, press release, or other publications involving the distribution of Federal funds shall comply with any relevant requirements in part 200 of title 2, Code of Federal Regulations: Provided, That this section shall apply to direct payments, formula funds, and grants received by a State receiving Federal funds.
SEC. 725. (a) PROHIBITION OF FEDERAL AGENCY MONITORING OF INDIVIDUALS’ INTERNET USE.—None of the funds made available in this or any other Act may be used by any Federal agency— (1) to collect, review, or create any aggregation of data,
derived from any means, that includes any personally identifi- able information relating to an individual’s access to or use of any Federal Government Internet site of the agency; or (2) to enter into any agreement with a third party (including another government agency) to collect, review, or obtain any aggregation of data, derived from any means, that includes any personally identifiable information relating to an individual’s access to or use of any nongovernmental Internet
site.
(b) EXCEPTIONS.—The limitations established in subsection (a)
shall not apply to—
(1) any record of aggregate data that does not identify
particular persons;
(2) any voluntary submission of personally identifiable
information;
(3) any action taken for law enforcement, regulatory, or
supervisory purposes, in accordance with applicable law; or
(4) any action described in subsection (a)(1) that is a system
security action taken by the operator of an Internet site and
is necessarily incident to providing the Internet site services
or to protecting the rights or property of the provider of the
Internet site.
(c) DEFINITIONS.—For the purposes of this section:
(1) The term ‘‘regulatory’’ means agency actions to imple-
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(2) The term ‘‘supervisory’’ means examinations of the agency’s supervised institutions, including assessing safety and soundness, overall financial condition, management practices and policies and compliance with applicable standards as pro- vided in law.
SEC. 726. (a) None of the funds appropriated by this Act may be used to enter into or renew a contract which includes a provision providing prescription drug coverage, except where the contract also includes a provision for contraceptive coverage.
(b) Nothing in this section shall apply to a contract with— (1) any of the following religious plans:
(A) Personal Care’s HMO; and
(B) OSF HealthPlans, Inc.; and
(2) any existing or future plan, if the carrier for the plan objects to such coverage on the basis of religious beliefs.
(c) In implementing this section, any plan that enters into or renews a contract under this section may not subject any indi- vidual to discrimination on the basis that the individual refuses to prescribe or otherwise provide for contraceptives because such activities would be contrary to the individual’s religious beliefs or moral convictions.
(d) Nothing in this section shall be construed to require cov- erage of abortion or abortion-related services.
SEC. 727. The United States is committed to ensuring the health of its Olympic, Pan American, and Paralympic athletes, and supports the strict adherence to anti-doping in sport through testing, adjudication, education, and research as performed by nationally recognized oversight authorities.
SEC. 728. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, funds appropriated for official travel to Federal departments and agencies may be used by such departments and agencies, if consistent with Office of Management and Budget Circular A–126 regarding official travel for Government personnel, to participate in the fractional aircraft ownership pilot program.
SEC. 729. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, none of the funds appropriated or made available under this or any other appropriations Act may be used to implement or enforce restrictions or limitations on the Coast Guard Congressional Fellow- ship Program, or to implement the proposed regulations of the Office of Personnel Management to add sections 300.311 through
300.316 to part 300 of title 5 of the Code of Federal Regulations, published in the Federal Register, volume 68, number 174, on September 9, 2003 (relating to the detail of executive branch employees to the legislative branch).
SEC. 730. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no execu- tive branch agency shall purchase, construct, or lease any additional facilities, except within or contiguous to existing locations, to be used for the purpose of conducting Federal law enforcement training without the advance approval of the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate, except that the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center is authorized to obtain the temporary use of additional facilities by lease, contract, or other agreement for training which cannot be accommodated in existing Center facilities.
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intended for broadcast or distribution in the United States, unless the story includes a clear notification within the text or audio of the prepackaged news story that the prepackaged news story was prepared or funded by that executive branch agency.
SEC. 732. None of the funds made available in this Act may be used in contravention of section 552a of title 5, United States Code (popularly known as the Privacy Act), and regulations imple- menting that section.
SEC. 733. (a) IN GENERAL.—None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this or any other Act may be used for any Federal Government contract with any foreign incor- porated entity which is treated as an inverted domestic corporation under section 835(b) of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6
U.S.C. 395(b)) or any subsidiary of such an entity. (b) WAIVERS.—
(1) IN GENERAL.—Any Secretary shall waive subsection (a) with respect to any Federal Government contract under the authority of such Secretary if the Secretary determines that the waiver is required in the interest of national security. (2) REPORT TO CONGRESS.—Any Secretary issuing a waiver under paragraph (1) shall report such issuance to Congress. (c) EXCEPTION.—This section shall not apply to any Federal
Government contract entered into before the date of the enactment of this Act, or to any task order issued pursuant to such contract.
SEC. 734. During fiscal year 2016, for each employee who— (1) retires under section 8336(d)(2) or 8414(b)(1)(B) of title
5, United States Code; or
(2) retires under any other provision of subchapter III of chapter 83 or chapter 84 of such title 5 and receives a payment as an incentive to separate, the separating agency shall remit to the Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund an amount equal to the Office of Personnel Management’s average unit cost of processing a retirement claim for the preceding fiscal year. Such amounts shall be available until expended to the Office of Personnel Management and shall be deemed to be an administrative expense under section
8348(a)(1)(B) of title 5, United States Code.
SEC. 735. (a) None of the funds made available in this or any other Act may be used to recommend or require any entity submitting an offer for a Federal contract to disclose any of the following information as a condition of submitting the offer:
(1) Any payment consisting of a contribution, expenditure, independent expenditure, or disbursement for an electioneering communication that is made by the entity, its officers or direc- tors, or any of its affiliates or subsidiaries to a candidate for election for Federal office or to a political committee, or that is otherwise made with respect to any election for Federal office.
(2) Any disbursement of funds (other than a payment described in paragraph (1)) made by the entity, its officers or directors, or any of its affiliates or subsidiaries to any person with the intent or the reasonable expectation that the person will use the funds to make a payment described in paragraph (1).
(b) In this section, each of the terms ‘‘contribution’’, ‘‘expendi- ture’’, ‘‘independent expenditure’’, ‘‘electioneering communication’’,
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such term in the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 (2 U.S.C.
431 et seq.).
SEC. 736. None of the funds made available in this or any
other Act may be used to pay for the painting of a portrait of
an officer or employee of the Federal government, including the
President, the Vice President, a member of Congress (including
a Delegate or a Resident Commissioner to Congress), the head
of an executive branch agency (as defined in section 133 of title
41, United States Code), or the head of an office of the legislative
branch.
SEC. 737. (a)(1) Notwithstanding any other provision of law,
and except as otherwise provided in this section, no part of any
of the funds appropriated for fiscal year 2016, by this or any
other Act, may be used to pay any prevailing rate employee
described in section 5342(a)(2)(A) of title 5, United States Code—
(A) during the period from the date of expiration of the
limitation imposed by the comparable section for the previous
fiscal years until the normal effective date of the applicable
wage survey adjustment that is to take effect in fiscal year
2016, in an amount that exceeds the rate payable for the
applicable grade and step of the applicable wage schedule in
accordance with such section; and
(B) during the period consisting of the remainder of fiscal
year 2016, in an amount that exceeds, as a result of a wage
survey adjustment, the rate payable under subparagraph (A)
by more than the sum of—
(i) the percentage adjustment taking effect in fiscal
year 2016 under section 5303 of title 5, United States
Code, in the rates of pay under the General Schedule;
and

5 USC 5343 note.

(ii) the difference between the overall average percent- age of the locality-based comparability payments taking effect in fiscal year 2016 under section 5304 of such title (whether by adjustment or otherwise), and the overall aver- age percentage of such payments which was effective in the previous fiscal year under such section.
(2) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no prevailing rate employee described in subparagraph (B) or (C) of section
5342(a)(2) of title 5, United States Code, and no employee covered by section 5348 of such title, may be paid during the periods for which paragraph (1) is in effect at a rate that exceeds the rates that would be payable under paragraph (1) were paragraph (1) applicable to such employee.
(3) For the purposes of this subsection, the rates payable to an employee who is covered by this subsection and who is paid from a schedule not in existence on September 30, 2015, shall be determined under regulations prescribed by the Office of Per- sonnel Management.
(4) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, rates of pre- mium pay for employees subject to this subsection may not be changed from the rates in effect on September 30, 2015, except to the extent determined by the Office of Personnel Management to be consistent with the purpose of this subsection.
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(6) For the purpose of administering any provision of law (including any rule or regulation that provides premium pay, retire- ment, life insurance, or any other employee benefit) that requires any deduction or contribution, or that imposes any requirement or limitation on the basis of a rate of salary or basic pay, the rate of salary or basic pay payable after the application of this subsection shall be treated as the rate of salary or basic pay. (7) Nothing in this subsection shall be considered to permit
or require the payment to any employee covered by this subsection at a rate in excess of the rate that would be payable were this subsection not in effect.
(8) The Office of Personnel Management may provide for excep- tions to the limitations imposed by this subsection if the Office determines that such exceptions are necessary to ensure the recruit- ment or retention of qualified employees.
(b) Notwithstanding subsection (a), the adjustment in rates of basic pay for the statutory pay systems that take place in fiscal year 2016 under sections 5344 and 5348 of title 5, United States Code, shall be—
(1) not less than the percentage received by employees in the same location whose rates of basic pay are adjusted pursuant to the statutory pay systems under sections 5303 and 5304 of title 5, United States Code: Provided, That pre- vailing rate employees at locations where there are no employees whose pay is increased pursuant to sections 5303 and 5304 of title 5, United States Code, and prevailing rate employees described in section 5343(a)(5) of title 5, United States Code, shall be considered to be located in the pay locality designated as ‘‘Rest of United States’’ pursuant to section 5304 of title 5, United States Code, for purposes of this subsection; and

5 USC 5303 note.

(2) effective as of the first day of the first applicable pay period beginning after September 30, 2015.
SEC. 738. (a) The Vice President may not receive a pay raise in calendar year 2016, notwithstanding the rate adjustment made under section 104 of title 3, United States Code, or any other provision of law.
(b) An employee serving in an Executive Schedule position, or in a position for which the rate of pay is fixed by statute at an Executive Schedule rate, may not receive a pay rate increase in calendar year 2016, notwithstanding schedule adjustments made under section 5318 of title 5, United States Code, or any other provision of law, except as provided in subsection (g), (h), or (i). This subsection applies only to employees who are holding a position under a political appointment.
(c) A chief of mission or ambassador at large may not receive a pay rate increase in calendar year 2016, notwithstanding section
401 of the Foreign Service Act of 1980 (Public Law 96–465) or any other provision of law, except as provided in subsection (g), (h), or (i).
(d) Notwithstanding sections 5382 and 5383 of title 5, United States Code, a pay rate increase may not be received in calendar year 2016 (except as provided in subsection (g), (h), or (i)) by— (1) a noncareer appointee in the Senior Executive Service
paid a rate of basic pay at or above level IV of the Executive
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(2) a limited term appointee or limited emergency appointee in the Senior Executive Service serving under a political appointment and paid a rate of basic pay at or above level IV of the Executive Schedule.
(e) Any employee paid a rate of basic pay (including any locality- based payments under section 5304 of title 5, United States Code, or similar authority) at or above level IV of the Executive Schedule who serves under a political appointment may not receive a pay rate increase in calendar year 2016, notwithstanding any other provision of law, except as provided in subsection (g), (h), or (i). This subsection does not apply to employees in the General Schedule pay system or the Foreign Service pay system, or to employees appointed under section 3161 of title 5, United States Code, or to employees in another pay system whose position would be classi- fied at GS–15 or below if chapter 51 of title 5, United States Code, applied to them.
(f) Nothing in subsections (b) through (e) shall prevent employees who do not serve under a political appointment from receiving pay increases as otherwise provided under applicable law. (g) A career appointee in the Senior Executive Service who receives a Presidential appointment and who makes an election to retain Senior Executive Service basic pay entitlements under section 3392 of title 5, United States Code, is not subject to this
section.
(h) A member of the Senior Foreign Service who receives a Presidential appointment to any position in the executive branch and who makes an election to retain Senior Foreign Service pay entitlements under section 302(b) of the Foreign Service Act of
1980 (Public Law 96–465) is not subject to this section.
(i) Notwithstanding subsections (b) through (e), an employee in a covered position may receive a pay rate increase upon an authorized movement to a different covered position with higher- level duties and a pre-established higher level or range of pay, except that any such increase must be based on the rates of pay and applicable pay limitations in effect on December 31, 2013. (j) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, for an individual
who is newly appointed to a covered position during the period of time subject to this section, the initial pay rate shall be based on the rates of pay and applicable pay limitations in effect on December 31, 2013.
(k) If an employee affected by subsections (b) through (e) is subject to a biweekly pay period that begins in calendar year
2016 but ends in calendar year 2017, the bar on the employee’s receipt of pay rate increases shall apply through the end of that pay period.
SEC. 739. (a) The head of any Executive branch department, agency, board, commission, or office funded by this or any other appropriations Act shall submit annual reports to the Inspector General or senior ethics official for any entity without an Inspector General, regarding the costs and contracting procedures related to each conference held by any such department, agency, board, commission, or office during fiscal year 2016 for which the cost to the United States Government was more than $100,000.
(b) Each report submitted shall include, for each conference described in subsection (a) held during the applicable period—
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(3) a detailed statement of the costs to the United States
Government, including—
(A) the cost of any food or beverages;
(B) the cost of any audio-visual services;
(C) the cost of employee or contractor travel to and from the conference; and
(D) a discussion of the methodology used to determine which costs relate to the conference; and
(4) a description of the contracting procedures used including—
(A) whether contracts were awarded on a competitive basis; and
(B) a discussion of any cost comparison conducted by the departmental component or office in evaluating poten- tial contractors for the conference.
(c) Within 15 days of the date of a conference held by any Executive branch department, agency, board, commission, or office funded by this or any other appropriations Act during fiscal year
2016 for which the cost to the United States Government was more than $20,000, the head of any such department, agency, board, commission, or office shall notify the Inspector General or senior ethics official for any entity without an Inspector General, of the date, location, and number of employees attending such conference.
(d) A grant or contract funded by amounts appropriated by this or any other appropriations Act may not be used for the purpose of defraying the costs of a conference described in sub- section (c) that is not directly and programmatically related to the purpose for which the grant or contract was awarded, such as a conference held in connection with planning, training, assess- ment, review, or other routine purposes related to a project funded by the grant or contract.
(e) None of the funds made available in this or any other appropriations Act may be used for travel and conference activities that are not in compliance with Office of Management and Budget Memorandum M–12–12 dated May 11, 2012 or any subsequent revisions to that memorandum.
SEC. 740. None of the funds made available in this or any other appropriations Act may be used to increase, eliminate, or reduce funding for a program, project, or activity as proposed in the President’s budget request for a fiscal year until such proposed change is subsequently enacted in an appropriation Act, or unless such change is made pursuant to the reprogramming or transfer provisions of this or any other appropriations Act.
SEC. 741. None of the funds made available by this or any other Act may be used to implement, administer, enforce, or apply the rule entitled ‘‘Competitive Area’’ published by the Office of Personnel Management in the Federal Register on April 15, 2008 (73 Fed. Reg. 20180 et seq.).
SEC. 742. None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this or any other Act may be used to begin or announce a study or public-private competition regarding the conversion to contractor performance of any function performed by Federal employees pursuant to Office of Management and Budget Circular A–76 or any other administrative regulation, directive, or policy.
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a contract, grant, or cooperative agreement with an entity that requires employees or contractors of such entity seeking to report fraud, waste, or abuse to sign internal confidentiality agreements or statements prohibiting or otherwise restricting such employees or contractors from lawfully reporting such waste, fraud, or abuse to a designated investigative or law enforcement representative of a Federal department or agency authorized to receive such information.
(b) The limitation in subsection (a) shall not contravene require- ments applicable to Standard Form 312, Form 4414, or any other form issued by a Federal department or agency governing the nondisclosure of classified information.
SEC. 744. (a) No funds appropriated in this or any other Act may be used to implement or enforce the agreements in Standard Forms 312 and 4414 of the Government or any other nondisclosure policy, form, or agreement if such policy, form, or agreement does not contain the following provisions: ‘‘These provisions are con- sistent with and do not supersede, conflict with, or otherwise alter the employee obligations, rights, or liabilities created by existing statute or Executive order relating to (1) classified information, (2) communications to Congress, (3) the reporting to an Inspector General of a violation of any law, rule, or regulation, or mismanage- ment, a gross waste of funds, an abuse of authority, or a substantial and specific danger to public health or safety, or (4) any other whistleblower protection. The definitions, requirements, obligations, rights, sanctions, and liabilities created by controlling Executive orders and statutory provisions are incorporated into this agreement and are controlling.’’: Provided, That notwithstanding the preceding provision of this section, a nondisclosure policy form or agreement that is to be executed by a person connected with the conduct of an intelligence or intelligence-related activity, other than an employee or officer of the United States Government, may contain provisions appropriate to the particular activity for which such document is to be used. Such form or agreement shall, at a min- imum, require that the person will not disclose any classified information received in the course of such activity unless specifically authorized to do so by the United States Government. Such non- disclosure forms shall also make it clear that they do not bar disclosures to Congress, or to an authorized official of an executive agency or the Department of Justice, that are essential to reporting a substantial violation of law.
(b) A nondisclosure agreement may continue to be implemented and enforced notwithstanding subsection (a) if it complies with the requirements for such agreement that were in effect when the agreement was entered into.
(c) No funds appropriated in this or any other Act may be used to implement or enforce any agreement entered into during fiscal year 2014 which does not contain substantially similar lan- guage to that required in subsection (a).
SEC. 745. None of the funds made available by this or any other Act may be used to enter into a contract, memorandum of understanding, or cooperative agreement with, make a grant to, or provide a loan or loan guarantee to, any corporation that has any unpaid Federal tax liability that has been assessed, for which all judicial and administrative remedies have been exhausted or have lapsed, and that is not being paid in a timely manner

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pursuant to an agreement with the authority responsible for col- lecting the tax liability, where the awarding agency is aware of the unpaid tax liability, unless a Federal agency has considered suspension or debarment of the corporation and has made a deter- mination that this further action is not necessary to protect the interests of the Government.
SEC. 746. None of the funds made available by this or any other Act may be used to enter into a contract, memorandum of understanding, or cooperative agreement with, make a grant to, or provide a loan or loan guarantee to, any corporation that was convicted of a felony criminal violation under any Federal law within the preceding 24 months, where the awarding agency is aware of the conviction, unless a Federal agency has considered suspension or debarment of the corporation and has made a deter- mination that this further action is not necessary to protect the interests of the Government.
SEC. 747. (a) The Act entitled ‘‘An Act providing for the incorpo- ration of certain persons as Group Hospitalization and Medical Services, Inc.’’, approved August 11, 1939 (53 Stat. 1412), is amended—
(1) by redesignating section 11 as section 12; and
(2) by inserting after section 10 the following:
‘‘SEC. 11. The surplus of the corporation is for the benefit and protection of all of its certificate holders and shall be available for the satisfaction of all obligations of the corporation regardless of the jurisdiction in which such surplus originated or such obliga- tions arise. The corporation shall not divide, attribute, distribute, or reduce its surplus pursuant to any statute, regulation, or order of any jurisdiction without the express agreement of the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia—
‘‘(1) that the entire surplus of the corporation is excessive;
and
‘‘(2) to any plan for reduction or distribution of surplus.’’.
(b) The amendments made by subsection (a) shall apply with respect to the surplus of Group Hospitalization and Medical Serv- ices, Inc. for any year after 2011.
SEC. 748. (a) During fiscal year 2016, on the date on which a request is made for a transfer of funds in accordance with section
1017 of Public Law 111–203, the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection shall notify the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate, the Committee on Finan- cial Services of the House of Representatives, and the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs of the Senate of such request.
(b) Any notification required by this section shall be made available on the Bureau’s public Web site.
SEC. 749. (a) Notwithstanding the time limitations specified in section 3744 of title 10, United States Code, or any other time limitation with respect to the awarding of certain medals to persons who served in the Armed Forces, the President may award the Medal of Honor under section 3741 of such title to Charles S. Kettles for the acts of valor during the Vietnam War described in subsection (b).
(b) The acts of valor referred to in subsection (a) are the actions of Charles S. Kettles during combat operations on May
15, 1967, while serving as Flight Commander, 176th Aviation Com- pany, 14th Aviation Battalion, Task Force Oregon, Republic of

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Vietnam, for which he was previously awarded the Distinguished
Service Cross.
SEC. 750. (a) None of the funds made available under this or any other Act may be used to—
(1) implement, administer, carry out, modify, revise, or enforce Executive Order 13690, entitled ‘‘Establishing a Federal Flood Risk Management Standard and a Process for Further Soliciting and Considering Stakeholder Input’’ (issued January
30, 2015), other than for—
(A) acquiring, managing, or disposing of Federal lands and facilities;
(B) providing federally undertaken, financed, or assisted construction or improvements; or
(C) conducting Federal activities or programs affecting land use, including water and related land resources plan- ning, regulating, and licensing activities;
(2) implement Executive Order 13690 in a manner that modifies the non-grant components of the National Flood Insur- ance Program; or
(3) apply Executive Order 13690 or the Federal Flood Risk Management Standard by any component of the Department of Defense, including the Army Corps of Engineers in a way that changes the ‘‘floodplain’’ considered when determining whether or not to issue a Department of the Army permit under section 404 of the Clean Water Act or section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act.
(b) Subsection (a) of this section shall not be in effect during the period beginning on October 1, 2016 and ending on September
30, 2017.
SEC. 751. Except as expressly provided otherwise, any reference to ‘‘this Act’’ contained in any title other than title IV or VIII shall not apply to such title IV or VIII.
TITLE VIII
GENERAL PROVISIONS—DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

(INCLUDING TRANSFERS OF FUNDS)

SEC. 801. There are appropriated from the applicable funds of the District of Columbia such sums as may be necessary for making refunds and for the payment of legal settlements or judg- ments that have been entered against the District of Columbia government.
SEC. 802. None of the Federal funds provided in this Act shall be used for publicity or propaganda purposes or implementation of any policy including boycott designed to support or defeat legisla- tion pending before Congress or any State legislature.
SEC. 803. (a) None of the Federal funds provided under this Act to the agencies funded by this Act, both Federal and District government agencies, that remain available for obligation or expenditure in fiscal year 2016, or provided from any accounts in the Treasury of the United States derived by the collection of fees available to the agencies funded by this Act, shall be avail- able for obligation or expenditures for an agency through a re- programming of funds which—
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(2) eliminates a program, project, or responsibility center; (3) establishes or changes allocations specifically denied,
limited or increased under this Act;
(4) increases funds or personnel by any means for any program, project, or responsibility center for which funds have been denied or restricted;
(5) re-establishes any program or project previously deferred through reprogramming;
(6) augments any existing program, project, or responsi- bility center through a reprogramming of funds in excess of
$3,000,000 or 10 percent, whichever is less; or
(7) increases by 20 percent or more personnel assigned to a specific program, project or responsibility center,
unless prior approval is received from the Committees on Appropria- tions of the House of Representatives and the Senate.
(b) The District of Columbia government is authorized to approve and execute reprogramming and transfer requests of local funds under this title through November 7, 2016.
SEC. 804. None of the Federal funds provided in this Act may be used by the District of Columbia to provide for salaries, expenses, or other costs associated with the offices of United States Senator or United States Representative under section 4(d) of the District of Columbia Statehood Constitutional Convention Initiatives of 1979 (D.C. Law 3–171; D.C. Official Code, sec. 1–123).
SEC. 805. Except as otherwise provided in this section, none of the funds made available by this Act or by any other Act may be used to provide any officer or employee of the District of Columbia with an official vehicle unless the officer or employee uses the vehicle only in the performance of the officer’s or employee’s official duties. For purposes of this section, the term ‘‘official duties’’ does not include travel between the officer’s or employee’s residence and workplace, except in the case of—
(1) an officer or employee of the Metropolitan Police Depart- ment who resides in the District of Columbia or is otherwise designated by the Chief of the Department;
(2) at the discretion of the Fire Chief, an officer or employee of the District of Columbia Fire and Emergency Medical Serv- ices Department who resides in the District of Columbia and is on call 24 hours a day;
(3) at the discretion of the Director of the Department of Corrections, an officer or employee of the District of Columbia Department of Corrections who resides in the District of Columbia and is on call 24 hours a day;
(4) at the discretion of the Chief Medical Examiner, an officer or employee of the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner who resides in the District of Columbia and is on call 24 hours a day;
(5) at the discretion of the Director of the Homeland Secu- rity and Emergency Management Agency, an officer or employee of the Homeland Security and Emergency Manage- ment Agency who resides in the District of Columbia and is on call 24 hours a day;
(6) the Mayor of the District of Columbia; and
(7) the Chairman of the Council of the District of Columbia. SEC. 806. (a) None of the Federal funds contained in this
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assistance for any petition drive or civil action which seeks to require Congress to provide for voting representation in Congress for the District of Columbia.
(b) Nothing in this section bars the District of Columbia Attorney General from reviewing or commenting on briefs in private lawsuits, or from consulting with officials of the District government regarding such lawsuits.
SEC. 807. None of the Federal funds contained in this Act may be used to distribute any needle or syringe for the purpose of preventing the spread of blood borne pathogens in any location that has been determined by the local public health or local law enforcement authorities to be inappropriate for such distribution.
SEC. 808. Nothing in this Act may be construed to prevent the Council or Mayor of the District of Columbia from addressing the issue of the provision of contraceptive coverage by health insur- ance plans, but it is the intent of Congress that any legislation enacted on such issue should include a ‘‘conscience clause’’ which provides exceptions for religious beliefs and moral convictions.
SEC. 809. (a) None of the Federal funds contained in this Act may be used to enact or carry out any law, rule, or regulation to legalize or otherwise reduce penalties associated with the posses- sion, use, or distribution of any schedule I substance under the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 801 et seq.) or any tetrahydrocannabinols derivative.
(b) None of the funds contained in this Act may be used to enact any law, rule, or regulation to legalize or otherwise reduce penalties associated with the possession, use, or distribution of any schedule I substance under the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 801 et seq.) or any tetrahydrocannabinols derivative for recreational purposes.
SEC. 810. None of the funds appropriated under this Act shall be expended for any abortion except where the life of the mother would be endangered if the fetus were carried to term or where the pregnancy is the result of an act of rape or incest.
SEC. 811. (a) No later than 30 calendar days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Chief Financial Officer for the District of Columbia shall submit to the appropriate committees of Congress, the Mayor, and the Council of the District of Columbia, a revised appropriated funds operating budget in the format of the budget that the District of Columbia government submitted pursuant to section 442 of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act (D.C. Official Code, sec. 1–204.42), for all agencies of the District of Columbia government for fiscal year 2016 that is in the total amount of the approved appropriation and that realigns all budg- eted data for personal services and other-than-personal services, respectively, with anticipated actual expenditures.
(b) This section shall apply only to an agency for which the Chief Financial Officer for the District of Columbia certifies that a reallocation is required to address unanticipated changes in pro- gram requirements.
SEC. 812. No later than 30 calendar days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Chief Financial Officer for the District of Columbia shall submit to the appropriate committees of Congress, the Mayor, and the Council for the District of Columbia, a revised appropriated funds operating budget for the District of Columbia Public Schools that aligns schools budgets to actual enrollment. The revised appropriated funds budget shall be in the format of

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the budget that the District of Columbia government submitted pursuant to section 442 of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act (D.C. Official Code, sec. 1–204.42).
SEC. 813. (a) Amounts appropriated in this Act as operating funds may be transferred to the District of Columbia’s enterprise and capital funds and such amounts, once transferred, shall retain appropriation authority consistent with the provisions of this Act. (b) The District of Columbia government is authorized to reprogram or transfer for operating expenses any local funds trans- ferred or reprogrammed in this or the four prior fiscal years from operating funds to capital funds, and such amounts, once trans- ferred or reprogrammed, shall retain appropriation authority con-
sistent with the provisions of this Act.
(c) The District of Columbia government may not transfer or reprogram for operating expenses any funds derived from bonds, notes, or other obligations issued for capital projects.
SEC. 814. None of the Federal funds appropriated in this Act shall remain available for obligation beyond the current fiscal year, nor may any be transferred to other appropriations, unless expressly so provided herein.
SEC. 815. Except as otherwise specifically provided by law or under this Act, not to exceed 50 percent of unobligated balances remaining available at the end of fiscal year 2016 from appropria- tions of Federal funds made available for salaries and expenses for fiscal year 2016 in this Act, shall remain available through September 30, 2017, for each such account for the purposes author- ized: Provided, That a request shall be submitted to the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate for approval prior to the expenditure of such funds: Provided further, That these requests shall be made in compliance with reprogram- ming guidelines outlined in section 803 of this Act.
SEC. 816. (a) During fiscal year 2017, during a period in which neither a District of Columbia continuing resolution or a regular District of Columbia appropriation bill is in effect, local funds are appropriated in the amount provided for any project or activity for which local funds are provided in the Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Request Act of 2016 as submitted to Congress (subject to any modifications enacted by the District of Columbia as of the begin- ning of the period during which this subsection is in effect) at the rate set forth by such Act.
(b) Appropriations made by subsection (a) shall cease to be available—
(1) during any period in which a District of Columbia continuing resolution for fiscal year 2017 is in effect; or
(2) upon the enactment into law of the regular District of Columbia appropriation bill for fiscal year 2017.
(c) An appropriation made by subsection (a) is provided under the authority and conditions as provided under this Act and shall be available to the extent and in the manner that would be provided by this Act.
(d) An appropriation made by subsection (a) shall cover all obligations or expenditures incurred for such project or activity during the portion of fiscal year 2017 for which this section applies to such project or activity.
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(1) makes an appropriation, makes funds available, or grants authority for such project or activity to continue for such period; or
(2) specifically provides that no appropriation shall be made, no funds shall be made available, or no authority shall be granted for such project or activity to continue for such period.
(f) Nothing in this section shall be construed to affect obligations of the government of the District of Columbia mandated by other law.
SEC. 817. (a) This section may be cited as the ‘‘D.C. Opportunity
Scholarship Program School Certification Requirements Act’’.
(b) Section 3007(a) of the Scholarships for Opportunity and
Results Act (Public Law 112–10; 125 Stat. 203) is amended— (1) in paragraph (4)—
(A) in subparagraph (E), by striking ‘‘and’’ after the semicolon;
(B) in subparagraph (F), by striking the period at the end and inserting a semicolon; and
(C) by adding at the end the following:
‘‘(G)(i) is provisionally or fully accredited by a national or regional accrediting agency that is recognized in the District of Columbia School Reform Act of 1995 (sec. 38–
1802.02(16)(A)–(G), D.C. Official Code) or any other accred- iting body deemed appropriate by the Office of the State Superintendent for Schools for the purposes of accrediting an elementary or secondary school; or
‘‘(ii) in the case of a school that is a participating school as of the day before the date of enactment of the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program School Certification Requirements Act and, as of such day, does not meet the requirements of clause (i)—
‘‘(I) by not later than 1 year after such date of enactment, is pursuing accreditation by a national or regional accrediting agency recognized in the District of Columbia School Reform Act of 1995 (sec. 38–1802.02(16)(A)–(G), D.C. Official Code) or any other accrediting body deemed appro- priate by the Office of the State Superintendent for Schools for the purposes of accrediting an elementary or secondary school; and
‘‘(II) by not later than 5 years after such date of enactment, is provisionally or fully accredited by such accrediting agency, except that an eligible entity may grant not more than one 1-year exten- sion to meet this requirement for each partici- pating school that provides evidence to the eligible entity from such accrediting agency that the school’s application for accreditation is in process and the school will be awarded accreditation before the end of the 1-year extension period;
‘‘(H) conducts criminal background checks on school employees who have direct and unsupervised interaction with students; and
‘‘(I) complies with all requests for data and information regarding the reporting requirements described in section
3010.’’; and

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(2) by adding at the end the following:
‘‘(5) NEW PARTICIPATING SCHOOLS.—If a school is not a participating school as of the date of enactment of the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program School Certification Require- ments Act, the school shall not become a participating school and none of the funds provided under this division for oppor- tunity scholarships may be used by an eligible student to enroll in that school unless the school—
‘‘(A) is actively pursuing provisional or full accredita- tion by a national or regional accrediting agency that is recognized in the District of Columbia School Reform Act of 1995 (sec. 38–1802.02(16)(A)–(G), D.C. Official Code) or any other accrediting body deemed appropriate by the Office of the State Superintendent for Schools for the pur- poses of accrediting an elementary or secondary school; and
‘‘(B) meets all of the other requirements for partici- pating schools under this Act.
‘‘(6) ENROLLING IN ANOTHER SCHOOL.—An eligible entity shall assist the parents of a participating eligible student in identifying, applying to, and enrolling in an another partici- pating school for which opportunity scholarship funds may be used, if—
‘‘(A) such student is enrolled in a participating private school and may no longer use opportunity scholarship funds for enrollment in that participating private school because such school fails to meet a requirement under paragraph
4, or any other requirement of this Act; or
‘‘(B) a participating eligible student is enrolled in a school that ceases to be a participating school.’’.
(c) REPORT TO ELIGIBLE ENTITIES.—Section 3010 of the Scholar- ships for Opportunity and Results Act (Public Law 112–10; 125
Stat. 203) is further amended—
(1) by redesignating subsection (d) as subsection (e); and
(2) by inserting after subsection (c) the following:
‘‘(d) REPORTS TO ELIGIBLE ENTITIES.—The eligible entity receiving funds under section 3004(a) shall ensure that each partici- pating school under this division submits to the eligible entity beginning not later than 5 years after the date of the enactment of the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program School Certification Requirements Act, a certification that the school has been awarded provisional or full accreditation, or has been granted an extension by the eligible entity in accordance with section 3007(a)(4)(G).’’. (d) Unless specifically provided otherwise, this section, and
the amendments made by this section, shall take effect 1 year after the date of enactment of this Act.
SEC. 818. Subparagraph (G) of section 3(c)(2) of the District of Columbia College Access Act of 1999 (Public Law 106–98), as amended, is further amended:
(1) by inserting after ‘‘(G)’’, ‘‘(i) for individuals who began an undergraduate course of study prior to school year 2015–
2016,’’; and
(2) by inserting the following before the period at the end: ‘‘and (ii) for individuals who begin an undergraduate course of study in or after school year 2016–2017, is from a family with a taxable annual income of less than $750,000. Beginning with school year 2017–2018, the Mayor shall adjust the

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amounts in clauses (i) and (ii) for inflation, as measured by the percentage increase, if any, from the preceding fiscal year in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers, pub- lished by the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the Department of Labor’’.
SEC. 819. Except as expressly provided otherwise, any reference to ‘‘this Act’’ contained in this title or in title IV shall be treated as referring only to the provisions of this title or of title IV.
This division may be cited as the ‘‘Financial Services and Gen- eral Government Appropriations Act, 2016’’.

DIVISION F—DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2016

TITLE I
DEPARTMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND OPERATIONS OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY AND EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT
For necessary expenses of the Office of the Secretary of Home- land Security, as authorized by section 102 of the Homeland Secu- rity Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 112), and executive management of the Department of Homeland Security, as authorized by law,
$137,466,000: Provided, That not to exceed $45,000 shall be for official reception and representation expenses: Provided further, That all official costs associated with the use of government aircraft by Department of Homeland Security personnel to support official travel of the Secretary and the Deputy Secretary shall be paid from amounts made available for the Immediate Office of the Sec-
retary and the Immediate Office of the Deputy Secretary: Provided further, That not later than 30 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Homeland Security shall submit to the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives, the Committees on the Judiciary of the Senate and the House of Representatives, the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of the Senate, and the Com- mittee on Homeland Security of the House of Representatives, the comprehensive plan for implementation of the biometric entry and exit data system as required under this heading in Public Law 114–4 and a report on visa overstay data by country as required by section 1376 of title 8, United States Code: Provided further, That the report on visa overstay data shall also include— (1) overstays from all nonimmigrant visa categories under
the immigration laws, delineated by each of the classes and sub-classes of such categories; and
(2) numbers as well as rates of overstays for each class and sub-class of such nonimmigrant categories on a per-country basis:

Provided further, That of the funds provided under this heading,

$13,000,000 shall be withheld from obligation for the Office of the Secretary and Executive Management until both the comprehen- sive plan and the report are submitted.
OFFICE OF THE UNDER SECRETARY FOR MANAGEMENT
For necessary expenses of the Office of the Under Secretary for Management, as authorized by sections 701 through 705 of

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the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 341 through 345),
$196,810,000, of which not to exceed $2,000 shall be for official reception and representation expenses: Provided, That of the total amount made available under this heading, $4,456,000 shall remain available until September 30, 2017, solely for the alteration and improvement of facilities, tenant improvements, and relocation costs to consolidate Department headquarters operations at the Nebraska Avenue Complex; and $7,778,000 shall remain available until Sep- tember 30, 2017, for the Human Resources Information Technology program: Provided further, That the Under Secretary for Manage- ment shall include in the President’s budget proposal for fiscal year 2017, submitted pursuant to section 1105(a) of title 31, United States Code, a Comprehensive Acquisition Status Report, which shall include the information required under the heading ‘‘Office of the Under Secretary for Management’’ under title I of division D of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2012 (Public Law 112–
74), and shall submit quarterly updates to such report not later than 45 days after the completion of each quarter.
OFFICE OF THE CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
For necessary expenses of the Office of the Chief Financial Officer, as authorized by section 103 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 113), $56,420,000: Provided, That the Sec- retary of Homeland Security shall submit to the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives, at the time the President’s budget proposal for fiscal year 2017 is submitted pursuant to section 1105(a) of title 31, United States Code, the Future Years Homeland Security Program, as authorized by section 874 of Public Law 107–296 (6 U.S.C. 454).
OFFICE OF THE CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER
For necessary expenses of the Office of the Chief Information Officer, as authorized by section 103 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 113), and Department-wide technology invest- ments, $309,976,000; of which $109,957,000 shall be available for salaries and expenses; and of which $200,019,000, to remain avail- able until September 30, 2017, shall be available for development and acquisition of information technology equipment, software, serv- ices, and related activities for the Department of Homeland Secu- rity.
ANALYSIS AND OPERATIONS
For necessary expenses for intelligence analysis and operations coordination activities, as authorized by title II of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 121 et seq.), $264,714,000; of which not to exceed $3,825 shall be for official reception and representation expenses; of which not to exceed $2,000,000 is available for facility needs associated with secure space at fusion centers, including improvements to buildings; and of which $111,021,000 shall remain available until September 30, 2017.
OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL
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(5 U.S.C. App.), $137,488,000; of which not to exceed $300,000 may be used for certain confidential operational expenses, including the payment of informants, to be expended at the direction of the Inspector General.
TITLE II
SECURITY, ENFORCEMENT, AND INVESTIGATIONS U.S. CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For necessary expenses for enforcement of laws relating to border security, immigration, customs, agricultural inspections and regulatory activities related to plant and animal imports, and transportation of unaccompanied minor aliens; purchase and lease of up to 7,500 (6,500 for replacement only) police-type vehicles; and contracting with individuals for personal services abroad;
$8,628,902,000; of which $3,274,000 shall be derived from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund for administrative expenses related to the collection of the Harbor Maintenance Fee pursuant to section 9505(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (26
U.S.C. 9505(c)(3)) and notwithstanding section 1511(e)(1) of the
Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 551(e)(1)); of which
$30,000,000 shall be available until September 30, 2017, solely
for the purpose of recruiting, hiring, training, and equipping law
enforcement officers and Border Patrol agents; of which not to
exceed $34,425 shall be for official reception and representation
expenses; of which such sums as become available in the Customs
User Fee Account, except sums subject to section 13031(f)(3) of
the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (19
U.S.C. 58c(f)(3)), shall be derived from that account; of which not
to exceed $150,000 shall be available for payment for rental space
in connection with preclearance operations; and of which not to
exceed $1,000,000 shall be for awards of compensation to inform-
ants, to be accounted for solely under the certificate of the Secretary
of Homeland Security: Provided, That of the amounts made avail-
able under this heading for Inspection and Detection Technology
Investments, $18,500,000 shall remain available until September
30, 2018: Provided further, That for fiscal year 2016, the overtime
limitation prescribed in section 5(c)(1) of the Act of February 13,
1911 (19 U.S.C. 267(c)(1)) shall be $35,000; and notwithstanding
any other provision of law, none of the funds appropriated by
this Act shall be available to compensate any employee of U.S.
Customs and Border Protection for overtime, from whatever source,
in an amount that exceeds such limitation, except in individual
cases determined by the Secretary of Homeland Security, or the
designee of the Secretary, to be necessary for national security
purposes, to prevent excessive costs, or in cases of immigration
emergencies: Provided further, That the Border Patrol shall main-
tain an active duty presence of not less than 21,370 full-time
equivalent agents protecting the borders of the United States in
the fiscal year.

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AUTOMATION MODERNIZATION

For necessary expenses for U.S. Customs and Border Protection for operation and improvement of automated systems, including salaries and expenses, $829,460,000; of which $465,732,000 shall remain available until September 30, 2018; and of which not less than $151,184,000 shall be for the development of the Automated Commercial Environment.

BORDER SECURITY FENCING, INFRASTRUCTURE, AND TECHNOLOGY

For necessary expenses for border security fencing, infrastruc- ture, and technology, $447,461,000; of which $273,931,000 shall remain available until September 30, 2017, for operations and maintenance; and of which $173,530,000 shall remain available until September 30, 2018, for development and deployment.

AIR AND MARINE OPERATIONS

For necessary expenses for the operations, maintenance, and procurement of marine vessels, aircraft, unmanned aerial systems, the Air and Marine Operations Center, and other related equipment of the air and marine program, including salaries and expenses, operational training, and mission-related travel, the operations of which include the following: the interdiction of narcotics and other goods; the provision of support to Federal, State, and local agencies in the enforcement or administration of laws enforced by the Depart- ment of Homeland Security; and, at the discretion of the Secretary of Homeland Security, the provision of assistance to Federal, State, and local agencies in other law enforcement and emergency humani- tarian efforts; $802,298,000; of which $300,429,000 shall be avail- able for salaries and expenses; and of which $501,869,000 shall remain available until September 30, 2018: Provided, That no air- craft or other related equipment, with the exception of aircraft that are one of a kind and have been identified as excess to U.S. Customs and Border Protection requirements and aircraft that have been damaged beyond repair, shall be transferred to any other Federal agency, department, or office outside of the Depart- ment of Homeland Security during fiscal year 2016 without prior notice to the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives: Provided further, That funding made available under this heading shall be available for customs expenses when necessary to maintain or to temporarily increase operations in Puerto Rico.

CONSTRUCTION AND FACILITIES MANAGEMENT

For necessary expenses to plan, acquire, construct, renovate, equip, furnish, operate, manage, and maintain buildings, facilities, and related infrastructure necessary for the administration and enforcement of the laws relating to customs, immigration, and border security, $340,128,000, to remain available until September
30, 2020.

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U.S. IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT

129 STAT. 2497

SALARIES AND EXPENSES

For necessary expenses for enforcement of immigration and customs laws, detention and removals, and investigations, including intellectual property rights and overseas vetted units operations; and purchase and lease of up to 3,790 (2,350 for replacement only) police-type vehicles; $5,779,041,000; of which not to exceed
$10,000,000 shall be available until expended for conducting special operations under section 3131 of the Customs Enforcement Act of 1986 (19 U.S.C. 2081); of which not to exceed $11,475 shall be for official reception and representation expenses; of which not to exceed $2,000,000 shall be for awards of compensation to inform- ants, to be accounted for solely under the certificate of the Secretary of Homeland Security; of which not less than $305,000 shall be for promotion of public awareness of the child pornography tipline and activities to counter child exploitation; of which not less than
$5,400,000 shall be used to facilitate agreements consistent with section 287(g) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C.
1357(g)); of which not to exceed $45,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017, is for maintenance, construction, and leasehold improvements at owned and leased facilities; and of which not to exceed $11,216,000 shall be available to fund or reimburse other Federal agencies for the costs associated with the care, maintenance, and repatriation of smuggled aliens unlawfully present in the United States: Provided, That of the total amount made available under this heading, $100,000,000 shall be withheld from obligation until the Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement submits to the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives a report detailing the number of full-time equivalent employees hired and lost through attrition for the period beginning on October 1, 2015, and ending on June 30, 2016: Provided further, That of the total amount made available under this heading, $5,000,000 shall be withheld from obligation until the Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement briefs the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives on efforts to increase the number of communities and law enforcement agencies participating in the Priority Enforcement Program, including details as to the jurisdic- tions and law enforcement agencies approached and the level of participation on a by-community basis: Provided further, That none of the funds made available under this heading shall be available to compensate any employee for overtime in an annual amount in excess of $35,000, except that the Secretary of Homeland Secu- rity, or the designee of the Secretary, may waive that amount as necessary for national security purposes and in cases of immigra- tion emergencies: Provided further, That of the total amount pro- vided, $15,770,000 shall be for activities to enforce laws against forced child labor, of which not to exceed $6,000,000 shall remain available until expended: Provided further, That of the total amount available, not less than $1,600,000,000 shall be available to identify aliens convicted of a crime who may be deportable, and to remove them from the United States once they are judged deportable: Provided further, That the Secretary of Homeland Security shall prioritize the identification and removal of aliens convicted of a crime by the severity of that crime: Provided further, That funding

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made available under this heading shall maintain a level of not less than 34,000 detention beds through September 30, 2016: Pro- vided further, That of the total amount provided, not less than
$3,217,942,000 is for enforcement, detention, and removal oper- ations, including transportation of unaccompanied minor aliens: Provided further, That of the amount provided for Custody Oper- ations in the previous proviso, $45,000,000 shall remain available until September 30, 2020: Provided further, That of the total amount provided for the Visa Security Program and international investiga- tions, $13,300,000 shall remain available until September 30, 2017: Provided further, That not less than $15,000,000 shall be available for investigation of intellectual property rights violations, including operation of the National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center: Provided further, That none of the funds provided under this heading may be used to continue a delegation of law enforce- ment authority authorized under section 287(g) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1357(g)) if the Department of Home- land Security Inspector General determines that the terms of the agreement governing the delegation of authority have been materi- ally violated: Provided further, That none of the funds provided under this heading may be used to continue any contract for the provision of detention services if the two most recent overall performance evaluations received by the contracted facility are less than ‘‘adequate’’ or the equivalent median score in any subsequent performance evaluation system: Provided further, That nothing under this heading shall prevent U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement from exercising those authorities provided under the immigration laws (as defined in section 101(a)(17) of the Immigra- tion and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(17))) during priority operations pertaining to aliens convicted of a crime: Provided fur- ther, That without regard to the limitation as to time and condition of section 503(d) of this Act, the Secretary may propose to reprogram and transfer funds within and into this appropriation necessary to ensure the detention of aliens prioritized for removal.

AUTOMATION MODERNIZATION

For expenses of immigration and customs enforcement auto- mated systems, $53,000,000, to remain available until September
30, 2018.
TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ADMINISTRATION AVIATION SECURITY
For necessary expenses of the Transportation Security Adminis- tration related to providing civil aviation security services pursuant to the Aviation and Transportation Security Act (Public Law 107–
71; 115 Stat. 597; 49 U.S.C. 40101 note), $5,719,437,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017; of which not to exceed $7,650 shall be for official reception and representation expenses: Provided, That any award to deploy explosives detection systems shall be based on risk, the airport’s current reliance on other screening solutions, lobby congestion resulting in increased security concerns, high injury rates, airport readiness, and increased cost effectiveness: Provided further, That security service fees authorized under section
44940 of title 49, United States Code, shall be credited to this appropriation as offsetting collections and shall be available only

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for aviation security: Provided further, That the sum appropriated under this heading from the general fund shall be reduced on a dollar-for-dollar basis as such offsetting collections are received during fiscal year 2016 so as to result in a final fiscal year appro- priation from the general fund estimated at not more than
$3,589,437,000: Provided further, That the funds deposited pursuant to section 44945 of title 49, United States Code, that are currently unavailable for obligation are hereby permanently cancelled: Pro- vided further, That notwithstanding section 44923 of title 49, United States Code, for fiscal year 2016, any funds in the Aviation Security Capital Fund established by section 44923(h) of title 49, United States Code, may be used for the procurement and installation of explosives detection systems or for the issuance of other trans- action agreements for the purpose of funding projects described in section 44923(a) of such title: Provided further, That notwith- standing any other provision of law, for the current fiscal year and each fiscal year hereafter, mobile explosives detection systems purchased and deployed using funds made available under this heading may be moved and redeployed to meet evolving passenger and baggage screening security priorities at airports: Provided fur- ther, That none of the funds made available in this Act may be used for any recruiting or hiring of personnel into the Transpor- tation Security Administration that would cause the agency to exceed a staffing level of 45,000 full-time equivalent screeners: Provided further, That the preceding proviso shall not apply to personnel hired as part-time employees: Provided further, That not later than 90 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Homeland Security shall submit to the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives a detailed report on—
(1) the Department of Homeland Security efforts and resources being devoted to develop more advanced integrated passenger screening technologies for the most effective security of passengers and baggage at the lowest possible operating and acquisition costs, including projected funding levels for each fiscal year for the next 5 years or until project completion, whichever is earlier;
(2) how the Transportation Security Administration is deploying its existing passenger and baggage screener
workforce in the most cost-effective manner; and
(3) labor savings from the deployment of improved tech-
nologies for passenger and baggage screening, including high-
speed baggage screening, and how those savings are being
used to offset security costs or reinvested to address security
vulnerabilities:

Provided further, That Members of the United States House of

Representatives and the United States Senate, including the leader-
ship; the heads of Federal agencies and commissions, including
the Secretary, Deputy Secretary, Under Secretaries, and Assistant
Secretaries of the Department of Homeland Security; the United
States Attorney General, Deputy Attorney General, Assistant Attor-
neys General, and the United States Attorneys; and senior members
of the Executive Office of the President, including the Director
of the Office of Management and Budget, shall not be exempt
from Federal passenger and baggage screening.

49 USC 44925 note.

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SURFACE TRANSPORTATION SECURITY

For necessary expenses of the Transportation Security Adminis- tration related to surface transportation security activities,
$110,798,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017.

INTELLIGENCE AND VETTING

For necessary expenses for the development and implementa- tion of intelligence and vetting activities, $236,693,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017.

TRANSPORTATION SECURITY SUPPORT

For necessary expenses of the Transportation Security Adminis- tration related to transportation security support pursuant to the Aviation and Transportation Security Act (Public Law 107–71; 115
Stat. 597; 49 U.S.C. 40101 note), $924,015,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017.
COAST GUARD OPERATING EXPENSES
For necessary expenses for the operations and maintenance of the Coast Guard, not otherwise provided for; purchase or lease of not to exceed 25 passenger motor vehicles, which shall be for replacement only; purchase or lease of small boats for contingent and emergent requirements (at a unit cost of no more than
$700,000) and repairs and service-life replacements, not to exceed a total of $31,000,000; purchase or lease of boats necessary for overseas deployments and activities; purchase or lease of other equipment (at a unit cost of no more than $250,000); minor shore construction projects not exceeding $1,000,000 in total cost on any location; payments pursuant to section 156 of Public Law 97–
377 (42 U.S.C. 402 note; 96 Stat. 1920); and recreation and welfare;
$7,061,490,000, of which $500,002,000 shall be for defense-related activities, of which $160,002,000 is designated by the Congress for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A)(ii) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985; of which $24,500,000 shall be derived from the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund to carry out the purposes of section 1012(a)(5) of the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (33 U.S.C. 2712(a)(5)); and of which not to exceed $23,000 shall be for official reception and representation expenses: Provided, That none of the funds made available by this Act shall be for expenses incurred for recreational vessels under section 12114 of title 46, United States Code, except to the extent fees are collected from owners of yachts and credited to this appropriation: Provided fur- ther, That to the extent fees are insufficient to pay expenses of recreational vessel documentation under such section 12114, and there is a backlog of recreational vessel applications, then personnel performing non-recreational vessel documentation functions under subchapter II of chapter 121 of title 46, United States Code, may perform documentation under section 12114: Provided further, That of the funds provided under this heading, $85,000,000 shall be withheld from obligation for Coast Guard Headquarters Directorates until a future-years capital investment plan for fiscal years 2017

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through 2021, as specified under the heading ‘‘Coast Guard, Acquisi- tion, Construction, and Improvements’’ of this Act, is submitted to the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives: Provided further, That funds made available under this heading for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism may be allocated by program, project, and activity, notwithstanding section 503 of this Act: Provided further, That without regard to the limitation as to time and condition of section 503(d) of this Act, after June 30, up to $10,000,000 may be reprogrammed to or from Military Pay and Allowances in accordance with subsections (a), (b), and (c) of section 503.

ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE AND RESTORATION

For necessary expenses to carry out the environmental compli- ance and restoration functions of the Coast Guard under chapter
19 of title 14, United States Code, $13,221,000, to remain available until September 30, 2020.

RESERVE TRAINING

For necessary expenses of the Coast Guard Reserve, as author- ized by law; operations and maintenance of the Coast Guard reserve program; personnel and training costs; and equipment and services;
$110,614,000.

ACQUISITION, CONSTRUCTION, AND IMPROVEMENTS

For necessary expenses of acquisition, construction, renovation, and improvement of aids to navigation, shore facilities, vessels, and aircraft, including equipment related thereto; and maintenance, rehabilitation, lease, and operation of facilities and equipment; as authorized by law; $1,945,169,000; of which $20,000,000 shall be derived from the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund to carry out the purposes of section 1012(a)(5) of the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (33 U.S.C. 2712(a)(5)); and of which the following amounts shall be available until September 30, 2020 (except as subsequently speci- fied): $21,000,000 for military family housing; $1,264,400,000 to acquire, effect major repairs to, renovate, or improve vessels, small boats, and related equipment; $295,000,000 to acquire, effect major repairs to, renovate, or improve aircraft or increase aviation capa- bility; $65,100,000 for other acquisition programs; $181,600,000 for shore facilities and aids to navigation, including facilities at Department of Defense installations used by the Coast Guard; and $118,069,000, to remain available until September 30, 2016, for personnel compensation and benefits and related costs: Provided, That of the funds provided by this Act, not less than $640,000,000 shall be immediately available and allotted to contract for the production of the ninth National Security Cutter notwithstanding the availability of funds for post-production costs: Provided further, That the Commandant of the Coast Guard shall submit to the Congress, at the time the President’s budget proposal for fiscal year 2017 is submitted pursuant to section 1105(a) of title 31, United States Code, a future-years capital investment plan as described in the second proviso under the heading ‘‘Coast Guard, Acquisition, Construction, and Improvements’’ in the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015 (Public Law 114–

14 USC 663 note.

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4), which shall be subject to the requirements in the third and fourth provisos under such heading.

RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, TEST, AND EVALUATION

For necessary expenses for applied scientific research, develop- ment, test, and evaluation; and for maintenance, rehabilitation, lease, and operation of facilities and equipment; as authorized by law; $18,019,000, to remain available until September 30, 2018, of which $500,000 shall be derived from the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund to carry out the purposes of section 1012(a)(5) of the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (33 U.S.C. 2712(a)(5)): Provided, That there may be credited to and used for the purposes of this appropria- tion funds received from State and local governments, other public authorities, private sources, and foreign countries for expenses incurred for research, development, testing, and evaluation.

RETIRED PAY

For retired pay, including the payment of obligations otherwise chargeable to lapsed appropriations for this purpose, payments under the Retired Serviceman’s Family Protection and Survivor Benefits Plans, payment for career status bonuses, concurrent receipts, and combat-related special compensation under the National Defense Authorization Act, and payments for medical care of retired personnel and their dependents under chapter 55 of title 10, United States Code, $1,604,000,000, to remain available until expended.
UNITED STATES SECRET SERVICE SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For necessary expenses of the United States Secret Service, including purchase of not to exceed 652 vehicles for police-type use for replacement only; hire of passenger motor vehicles; purchase of motorcycles made in the United States; hire of aircraft; services of expert witnesses at such rates as may be determined by the Director of the United States Secret Service; rental of buildings in the District of Columbia, and fencing, lighting, guard booths, and other facilities on private or other property not in Government ownership or control, as may be necessary to perform protective functions; payment of per diem or subsistence allowances to employees in cases in which a protective assignment on the actual day or days of the visit of a protectee requires an employee to work 16 hours per day or to remain overnight at a post of duty; conduct of and participation in firearms matches; presentation of awards; travel of United States Secret Service employees on protec- tive missions without regard to the limitations on such expenditures in this or any other Act if approval is obtained in advance from the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives; research and development; grants to conduct behavioral research in support of protective research and operations; and payment in advance for commercial accommodations as may be necessary to perform protective functions; $1,854,526,000; of which not to exceed $19,125 shall be for official reception and representation expenses; of which not to exceed $100,000 shall be to provide technical assistance and equipment to foreign law

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enforcement organizations in counterfeit investigations; of which
$2,366,000 shall be for forensic and related support of investigations
of missing and exploited children; of which $6,000,000 shall be
for a grant for activities related to investigations of missing and
exploited children and shall remain available until September 30,
2017; and of which not less than $12,000,000 shall be for activities
related to training in electronic crimes investigations and forensics:

Provided, That $18,000,000 for protective travel shall remain avail-

able until September 30, 2017: Provided further, That of the
amounts made available under this heading for security improve-
ments at the White House complex, $8,200,000 shall remain avail-
able until September 30, 2017: Provided further, That $4,500,000
for National Special Security Events shall remain available until
expended: Provided further, That the United States Secret Service
is authorized to obligate funds in anticipation of reimbursements
from Federal agencies and entities, as defined in section 105 of
title 5, United States Code, for personnel receiving training spon-
sored by the James J. Rowley Training Center, except that total
obligations at the end of the fiscal year shall not exceed total
budgetary resources available under this heading at the end of
the fiscal year: Provided further, That none of the funds made
available under this heading shall be available to compensate any
employee for overtime in an annual amount in excess of $35,000,
except that the Secretary of Homeland Security, or the designee
of the Secretary, may waive that amount as necessary for national
security purposes: Provided further, That none of the funds made
available to the United States Secret Service by this Act or by
previous appropriations Acts may be made available for the protec-
tion of the head of a Federal agency other than the Secretary
of Homeland Security: Provided further, That the Director of the
United States Secret Service may enter into an agreement to pro-
vide such protection on a fully reimbursable basis: Provided further,
That none of the funds made available to the United States Secret
Service by this Act or by previous appropriations Acts may be
obligated for the purpose of opening a new permanent domestic
or overseas office or location unless the Committees on Appropria-
tions of the Senate and the House of Representatives are notified
15 days in advance of such obligation: Provided further, That for
purposes of section 503 of this Act, $15,000,000 or 10 percent,
whichever is less, may be reprogrammed between Protection of
Persons and Facilities and Domestic Field Operations.

ACQUISITION, CONSTRUCTION, IMPROVEMENTS, AND RELATED EXPENSES

For necessary expenses for acquisition, construction, repair, alteration, and improvement of physical and technological infra- structure, $79,019,000, to remain available until September 30,
2018.

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TITLE III
PROTECTION, PREPAREDNESS, RESPONSE, AND RECOVERY NATIONAL PROTECTION AND PROGRAMS DIRECTORATE MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION
For the management and administration of the National Protec- tion and Programs Directorate, and support for operations and information technology, $62,132,000: Provided, That not to exceed
$3,825 shall be for official reception and representation expenses.

INFRASTRUCTURE PROTECTION AND INFORMATION SECURITY

For necessary expenses for infrastructure protection and information security programs and activities, as authorized by title II of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 121 et seq.),
$1,291,000,000, of which $289,650,000 shall remain available until
September 30, 2017.

FEDERAL PROTECTIVE SERVICE

The revenues and collections of security fees credited to this account shall be available until expended for necessary expenses related to the protection of federally owned and leased buildings and for the operations of the Federal Protective Service: Provided, That the Director of the Federal Protective Service shall submit at the time the President’s budget proposal for fiscal year 2017 is submitted pursuant to section 1105(a) of title 31, United States Code, a strategic human capital plan that aligns fee collections to personnel requirements based on a current threat assessment.

OFFICE OF BIOMETRIC IDENTITY MANAGEMENT

For necessary expenses for the Office of Biometric Identity Management, as authorized by section 7208 of the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 (8 U.S.C. 1365b),
$282,473,000, of which $159,054,000 shall remain available until
September 30, 2018.
OFFICE OF HEALTH AFFAIRS
For necessary expenses of the Office of Health Affairs,
$125,369,000; of which $27,010,000 is for salaries and expenses and $82,078,000 is for BioWatch operations: Provided, That of the amount made available under this heading, $16,281,000 shall remain available until September 30, 2017, for biosurveillance, chemical defense, medical and health planning and coordination, and workforce health protection.
FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For necessary expenses of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, $960,754,000, including activities authorized by the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 4001 et seq.), the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance

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Act (42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq.), the Cerro Grande Fire Assistance Act of 2000 (division C, title I, 114 Stat. 583), the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of 1977 (42 U.S.C. 7701 et seq.), the Defense Production Act of 1950 (50 U.S.C. App. 2061 et seq.), sections
107 and 303 of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C. 404,
405), Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1978 (5 U.S.C. App.), the National Dam Safety Program Act (33 U.S.C. 467 et seq.), the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 101 et seq.), the Imple- menting Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 (Public Law 110–53), the Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act of 1974 (15 U.S.C. 2201 et seq.), the Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act of 2006 (Public Law 109–295; 120 Stat.
1394), the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 (Public Law 112–141, 126 Stat. 916), and the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 (Public Law 113–89): Provided, That not to exceed $2,250 shall be for official reception and rep- resentation expenses: Provided further, That of the total amount made available under this heading, $35,180,000 shall be for the Urban Search and Rescue Response System, of which none is avail- able for Federal Emergency Management Agency administrative costs: Provided further, That of the total amount made available under this heading, $27,500,000 shall remain available until Sep- tember 30, 2017, for capital improvements and other expenses related to continuity of operations at the Mount Weather Emergency Operations Center: Provided further, That of the total amount made available, $3,422,000 shall be for the Office of National Capital Region Coordination.

STATE AND LOCAL PROGRAMS

For grants, contracts, cooperative agreements, and other activi- ties, $1,500,000,000, which shall be allocated as follows:
(1) $467,000,000 shall be for the State Homeland Security Grant Program under section 2004 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 605), of which $55,000,000 shall be for Operation Stonegarden: Provided, That notwithstanding subsection (c)(4) of such section 2004, for fiscal year 2016, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico shall make available to local and tribal governments amounts provided to the Common- wealth of Puerto Rico under this paragraph in accordance with subsection (c)(1) of such section 2004.
(2) $600,000,000 shall be for the Urban Area Security Ini- tiative under section 2003 of the Homeland Security Act of
2002 (6 U.S.C. 604), of which $20,000,000 shall be for organiza- tions (as described under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Rev- enue Code of 1986 and exempt from tax under section 501(a) of such code) determined by the Secretary of Homeland Security to be at high risk of a terrorist attack.
(3) $100,000,000 shall be for Public Transportation Security Assistance, Railroad Security Assistance, and Over-the-Road Bus Security Assistance under sections 1406, 1513, and 1532 of the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 (Public Law 110–53; 6 U.S.C. 1135, 1163, and
1182), of which $10,000,000 shall be for Amtrak security and
$3,000,000 shall be for Over-the-Road Bus Security: Provided, That such public transportation security assistance shall be provided directly to public transportation agencies.

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(4) $100,000,000 shall be for Port Security Grants in accord- ance with 46 U.S.C. 70107.
(5) $233,000,000 shall be to sustain current operations for training, exercises, technical assistance, and other programs, of which $162,991,000 shall be for training of State, local, and tribal emergency response providers:

Provided, That for grants under paragraphs (1) through (4), applica- tions for grants shall be made available to eligible applicants not later than 60 days after the date of enactment of this Act, that eligible applicants shall submit applications not later than 80 days after the grant announcement, and the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency shall act within 65 days after the receipt of an application: Provided further, That notwithstanding section 2008(a)(11) of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C.

609(a)(11)) or any other provision of law, a grantee may not use more than 5 percent of the amount of a grant made available under this heading for expenses directly related to administration of the grant: Provided further, That for grants under paragraphs (1) and (2), the installation of communications towers is not consid- ered construction of a building or other physical facility: Provided further, That grantees shall provide reports on their use of funds, as determined necessary by the Secretary of Homeland Security: Provided further, That notwithstanding section 509 of this Act, the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency may use the funds provided in paragraph (5) to acquire real property for the purpose of establishing or appropriately extending the secu- rity buffer zones around Federal Emergency Management Agency training facilities.

FIREFIGHTER ASSISTANCE GRANTS

For grants for programs authorized by the Federal Fire Preven- tion and Control Act of 1974 (15 U.S.C. 2201 et seq.), $690,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017, of which $345,000,000 shall be available to carry out section 33 of that Act (15 U.S.C.
2229) and $345,000,000 shall be available to carry out section
34 of that Act (15 U.S.C. 2229a).

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERFORMANCE GRANTS

For emergency management performance grants, as authorized by the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 4001 et seq.), the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assist- ance Act (42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq.), the Earthquake Hazards Reduc- tion Act of 1977 (42 U.S.C. 7701 et seq.), and Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1978 (5 U.S.C. App.), $350,000,000.

RADIOLOGICAL EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS PROGRAM

The aggregate charges assessed during fiscal year 2016, as authorized in title III of the Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development, and Independent Agencies Appro- priations Act, 1999 (42 U.S.C. 5196e), shall not be less than 100 percent of the amounts anticipated by the Department of Homeland Security necessary for its radiological emergency preparedness pro- gram for the next fiscal year: Provided, That the methodology for assessment and collection of fees shall be fair and equitable

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and shall reflect costs of providing such services, including adminis- trative costs of collecting such fees: Provided further, That fees received under this heading shall be deposited in this account as offsetting collections and will become available for authorized purposes on October 1, 2016, and remain available until expended.

UNITED STATES FIRE ADMINISTRATION

For necessary expenses of the United States Fire Administra- tion and for other purposes, as authorized by the Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act of 1974 (15 U.S.C. 2201 et seq.) and the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 101 et seq.),
$44,000,000.

DISASTER RELIEF FUND (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

For necessary expenses in carrying out the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq.), $7,374,693,000 to remain available until expended, of which
$24,000,000 shall be transferred to the Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General for audits and investigations related to disasters: Provided, That the reporting requirements in paragraphs (1) and (2) under the heading ‘‘Federal Emergency Management Agency, Disaster Relief Fund’’ in the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015 (Public Law 114–
4) shall be applied in fiscal year 2016 with respect to budget year 2017 and current fiscal year 2016, respectively, by substituting
‘‘fiscal year 2017’’ for ‘‘fiscal year 2016’’ in paragraph (1): Provided further, That of the amount provided under this heading,
$6,712,953,000 shall be for major disasters declared pursuant to the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq.): Provided further, That the amount in the preceding proviso is designated by the Congress as being for disaster relief pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(D) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.

FLOOD HAZARD MAPPING AND RISK ANALYSIS PROGRAM

For necessary expenses, including administrative costs, under section 1360 of the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C.
4101), and under sections 100215, 100216, 100226, 100230, and
100246 of the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012, (Public Law 112–141, 126 Stat. 916), $190,000,000, and such addi- tional sums as may be provided by State and local governments or other political subdivisions for cost-shared mapping activities under section 1360(f)(2) of such Act (42 U.S.C. 4101(f)(2)), to remain available until expended.

NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE FUND

For activities under the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 4001 et seq.), the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973 (42 U.S.C. 4001 et seq.), the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 (Public Law 112–141, 126 Stat. 916), and the Home- owner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 (Public Law 113–
89; 128 Stat. 1020), $181,198,000, which shall remain available

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until September 30, 2017, and shall be derived from offsetting amounts collected under section 1308(d) of the National Flood Insur- ance Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 4015(d)); of which $25,299,000 shall be available for salaries and expenses associated with flood manage- ment and flood insurance operations and $155,899,000 shall be available for flood plain management and flood mapping: Provided, That any additional fees collected pursuant to section 1308(d) of the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 4015(d)) shall be credited as an offsetting collection to this account, to be available for flood plain management and flood mapping: Provided further, That in fiscal year 2016, no funds shall be available from the National Flood Insurance Fund under section 1310 of the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 4017) in excess of:
(1) $133,252,000 for operating expenses;
(2) $1,123,000,000 for commissions and taxes of agents; (3) such sums as are necessary for interest on Treasury
borrowings; and
(4) $175,000,000, which shall remain available until expended, for flood mitigation actions and for flood mitigation assistance under section 1366 of the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 4104c), notwithstanding sections 1366(e) and 1310(a)(7) of such Act (42 U.S.C. 4104c(e), 4017):

Provided further, That the amounts collected under section 102 of the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973 (42 U.S.C. 4012a) and section 1366(e) of the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 shall be deposited in the National Flood Insurance Fund to supple- ment other amounts specified as available for section 1366 of the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968, notwithstanding section

102(f)(8), section 1366(e), and paragraphs (1) through (3) of section
1367(b) of such Act (42 U.S.C. 4012a(f)(8), 4104c(e), 4104d(b)(1)– (3)): Provided further, That total administrative costs shall not exceed 4 percent of the total appropriation: Provided further, That up to $5,000,000 is available to carry out section 24 of the Home- owner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 (42 U.S.C. 4033).

NATIONAL PREDISASTER MITIGATION FUND

For the predisaster mitigation grant program under section
203 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assist- ance Act (42 U.S.C. 5133), $100,000,000, to remain available until expended.

EMERGENCY FOOD AND SHELTER

To carry out the Emergency Food and Shelter program pursu- ant to title III of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 11331 et seq.), $120,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That total administrative costs shall not exceed
3.5 percent of the total amount made available under this heading: Provided further, That if the President’s budget proposal for fiscal year 2017, submitted pursuant to section 1105(a) of title 31, United States Code, proposes to move the Emergency Food and Shelter program from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, or to fund such program directly through the Department of Housing and Urban Development, a joint transition plan from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Department of Housing and Urban

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Development shall be submitted to the Committees on Appropria- tions of the Senate and the House of Representatives not later than 90 days after the date the fiscal year 2017 budget is submitted to Congress: Provided further, That such plan shall include details on the transition of programmatic responsibilities, efforts to consult with stakeholders, and mechanisms to ensure that the original purpose of the program will be retained.
TITLE IV
RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, TRAINING, AND SERVICES UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION SERVICES
For necessary expenses for citizenship and immigration serv- ices, $119,671,000 for the E-Verify Program, as described in section
403(a) of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsi- bility Act of 1996 (8 U.S.C. 1324a note), to assist United States employers with maintaining a legal workforce: Provided, That not- withstanding any other provision of law, funds otherwise made available to United States Citizenship and Immigration Services may be used to acquire, operate, equip, and dispose of up to 5 vehicles, for replacement only, for areas where the Administrator of General Services does not provide vehicles for lease: Provided further, That the Director of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services may authorize employees who are assigned to those areas to use such vehicles to travel between the employees’ residences and places of employment.
FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING CENTER

SALARIES AND EXPENSES

For necessary expenses of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, including materials and support costs of Federal law enforcement basic training; the purchase of not to exceed 117 vehicles for police-type use and hire of passenger motor vehicles; expenses for student athletic and related activities; the conduct of and participation in firearms matches and presentation of awards; public awareness and enhancement of community support of law enforcement training; room and board for student interns; a flat monthly reimbursement to employees authorized to use per- sonal mobile phones for official duties; and services as authorized by section 3109 of title 5, United States Code; $217,485,000; of which up to $38,981,000 shall remain available until September
30, 2017, for materials and support costs of Federal law enforcement basic training; and of which not to exceed $7,180 shall be for official reception and representation expenses: Provided, That the Center is authorized to obligate funds in anticipation of reimburse- ments from agencies receiving training sponsored by the Center, except that total obligations at the end of the fiscal year shall not exceed total budgetary resources available at the end of the fiscal year: Provided further, That section 1202(a) of Public Law
107–206 (42 U.S.C. 3771 note), as amended under this heading in Public Law 114–4, is further amended by striking ‘‘December
31, 2017’’ and inserting ‘‘December 31, 2018’’: Provided further, That the Director of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center shall schedule basic or advanced law enforcement training, or both,

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at all four training facilities under the control of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center to ensure that such training facilities are operated at the highest capacity throughout the fiscal year: Provided further, That the Federal Law Enforcement Training Accreditation Board, including representatives from the Federal law enforcement community and non-Federal accreditation experts involved in law enforcement training, shall lead the Federal law enforcement training accreditation process to continue the implementation of measuring and assessing the quality and effectiveness of Federal law enforcement training programs, facili- ties, and instructors.

ACQUISITIONS, CONSTRUCTION, IMPROVEMENTS, AND RELATED EXPENSES

For acquisition of necessary additional real property and facili- ties, construction, and ongoing maintenance, facility improvements, and related expenses of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, $27,553,000, to remain available until September 30, 2020: Provided, That the Center is authorized to accept reimbursement to this appropriation from government agencies requesting the construction of special use facilities.
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION
For salaries and expenses of the Office of the Under Secretary
for Science and Technology and for management and administration
of programs and activities, as authorized by title III of the Home-
land Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 181 et seq.), $131,531,000:

Provided, That not to exceed $7,650 shall be for official reception

and representation expenses.

RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, ACQUISITION, AND OPERATIONS

For necessary expenses for science and technology research, including advanced research projects, development, test and evalua- tion, acquisition, and operations as authorized by title III of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 181 et seq.), and the purchase or lease of not to exceed 5 vehicles, $655,407,000, to remain available until September 30, 2018.
DOMESTIC NUCLEAR DETECTION OFFICE MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION
For salaries and expenses of the Domestic Nuclear Detection
Office, as authorized by title XIX of the Homeland Security Act
of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 591 et seq.), for management and administration
of programs and activities, $38,109,000: Provided, That not to
exceed $2,250 shall be for official reception and representation
expenses.

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RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, AND OPERATIONS

For necessary expenses for radiological and nuclear research, development, testing, evaluation, and operations, $196,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2018.

SYSTEMS ACQUISITION

For necessary expenses for the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office acquisition and deployment of radiological detection systems in accordance with the global nuclear detection architecture,
$113,011,000, to remain available until September 30, 2018.
TITLE V GENERAL PROVISIONS

(INCLUDING TRANSFERS AND RESCISSIONS OF FUNDS)

SEC. 501. No part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall remain available for obligation beyond the current fiscal year unless expressly so provided herein.
SEC. 502. Subject to the requirements of section 503 of this Act, the unexpended balances of prior appropriations provided for activities in this Act may be transferred to appropriation accounts for such activities established pursuant to this Act, may be merged with funds in the applicable established accounts, and thereafter may be accounted for as one fund for the same time period as originally enacted.
SEC. 503. (a) None of the funds provided by this Act, provided by previous appropriations Acts to the agencies in or transferred to the Department of Homeland Security that remain available for obligation or expenditure in fiscal year 2016, or provided from any accounts in the Treasury of the United States derived by the collection of fees available to the agencies funded by this Act, shall be available for obligation or expenditure through a re- programming of funds that—
(1) creates a new program, project, or activity; (2) eliminates a program, project, or activity;
(3) increases funds for any program, project, or activity for which funds have been denied or restricted by the Congress; (4) contracts out any function or activity presently per- formed by Federal employees or any new function or activity proposed to be performed by Federal employees in the Presi- dent’s budget proposal for fiscal year 2016 for the Department
of Homeland Security;
(5) augments existing programs, projects, or activities in excess of $5,000,000 or 10 percent, whichever is less;
(6) reduces any program, project, or activity, or numbers of personnel by 10 percent; or
(7) results from any general savings from a reduction in personnel that would result in a change in existing programs, projects, or activities as approved by the Congress, unless the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives are notified 15 days in advance of such reprogramming of funds.
(b) Not to exceed 5 percent of any appropriation made available for the current fiscal year for the Department of Homeland Security

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31 USC 501 note.

by this Act or provided by previous appropriations Acts may be transferred between such appropriations.
(c) Any transfer under this section shall be treated as a re- programming of funds under subsection (a) and shall not be avail- able for obligation unless the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives are notified 15 days in advance of such transfer.
(d) Notwithstanding subsections (a), (b), and (c), no funds shall be reprogrammed within or transferred between appropriations based upon an initial notification provided after June 30, except in extraordinary circumstances that imminently threaten the safety of human life or the protection of property.
(e) The notification thresholds and procedures set forth in this section shall apply to any use of deobligated balances of funds provided in previous Department of Homeland Security Appropria- tions Acts.
SEC. 504. The Department of Homeland Security Working Cap- ital Fund, established pursuant to section 403 of Public Law 103–
356 (31 U.S.C. 501 note), shall continue operations as a permanent working capital fund for fiscal year 2016: Provided, That none of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available to the Depart- ment of Homeland Security may be used to make payments to the Working Capital Fund, except for the activities and amounts allowed in the President’s fiscal year 2016 budget: Provided further, That funds provided to the Working Capital Fund shall be available for obligation until expended to carry out the purposes of the Working Capital Fund: Provided further, That all Departmental components shall be charged only for direct usage of each Working Capital Fund service: Provided further, That funds provided to the Working Capital Fund shall be used only for purposes consistent with the contributing component: Provided further, That the Working Capital Fund shall be paid in advance or reimbursed at rates which will return the full cost of each service: Provided further, That the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives shall be notified of any activity added to or removed from the fund: Provided further, That for any activity added to the fund, the notification shall identify sources of funds by program, project, and activity: Provided further, That the Chief Financial Officer of the Department of Homeland Security shall submit a quarterly execution report with activity level detail, not later than 30 days after the end of each quarter.
SEC. 505. Except as otherwise specifically provided by law, not to exceed 50 percent of unobligated balances remaining available at the end of fiscal year 2016, as recorded in the financial records at the time of a reprogramming request, but not later than June
30, 2017, from appropriations for salaries and expenses for fiscal year 2016 in this Act shall remain available through September
30, 2017, in the account and for the purposes for which the appro- priations were provided: Provided, That prior to the obligation of such funds, a request shall be submitted to the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives for approval in accordance with section 503 of this Act.
SEC. 506. Funds made available by this Act for intelligence activities are deemed to be specifically authorized by the Congress for purposes of section 504 of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C. 414) during fiscal year 2016 until the enactment of an Act authorizing intelligence activities for fiscal year 2016.

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SEC. 507. (a) Except as provided in subsections (b) and (c), none of the funds made available by this Act may be used to— (1) make or award a grant allocation, grant, contract, other transaction agreement, or task or delivery order on a Depart- ment of Homeland Security multiple award contract, or to
issue a letter of intent totaling in excess of $1,000,000;
(2) award a task or delivery order requiring an obligation
of funds in an amount greater than $10,000,000 from multi-
year Department of Homeland Security funds;
(3) make a sole-source grant award; or
(4) announce publicly the intention to make or award items
under paragraph (1), (2), or (3) including a contract covered
by the Federal Acquisition Regulation.
(b) The Secretary of Homeland Security may waive the prohibi-
tion under subsection (a) if the Secretary notifies the Committees
on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives
at least 3 full business days in advance of making an award or
issuing a letter as described in that subsection.
(c) If the Secretary of Homeland Security determines that
compliance with this section would pose a substantial risk to human
life, health, or safety, an award may be made without notification,
and the Secretary shall notify the Committees on Appropriations
of the Senate and the House of Representatives not later than
5 full business days after such an award is made or letter issued.
(d) A notification under this section—
(1) may not involve funds that are not available for obliga-
tion; and
(2) shall include the amount of the award; the fiscal year
for which the funds for the award were appropriated; the type
of contract; and the account from which the funds are being
drawn.
(e) The Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management
Agency shall brief the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate
and the House of Representatives 5 full business days in advance
of announcing publicly the intention of making an award under
‘‘State and Local Programs’’.
SEC. 508. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no agency
shall purchase, construct, or lease any additional facilities, except
within or contiguous to existing locations, to be used for the purpose
of conducting Federal law enforcement training without advance
notification to the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate
and the House of Representatives, except that the Federal Law
Enforcement Training Center is authorized to obtain the temporary
use of additional facilities by lease, contract, or other agreement
for training that cannot be accommodated in existing Center facili-
ties.
SEC. 509. None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act may be used for expenses for any construction, repair, alteration, or acquisition project for which a prospectus otherwise required under chapter 33 of title 40, United States Code, has not been approved, except that necessary funds may be expended for each project for required expenses for the develop- ment of a proposed prospectus.
SEC. 510. (a) Sections 520, 522, and 530 of the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2008 (division E of Public Law 110–161; 121 Stat. 2073 and 2074) shall apply with respect

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6 USC 114 note.

6 USC 469a.

49 USC 44901 note.

to funds made available in this Act in the same manner as such sections applied to funds made available in that Act.
(b) The third proviso of section 537 of the Department of Home- land Security Appropriations Act, 2006 (6 U.S.C. 114), shall here- after not apply with respect to funds made available in this or any other Act.
(c) Section 525 of Public Law 109–90 is amended by striking
‘‘thereafter’’, and section 554 of Public Law 111–83 is amended by striking ‘‘and shall report annually thereafter’’.
SEC. 511. None of the funds made available in this Act may be used in contravention of the applicable provisions of the Buy American Act. For purposes of the preceding sentence, the term
‘‘Buy American Act’’ means chapter 83 of title 41, United States
Code.
SEC. 512. None of the funds made available in this Act may be used to amend the oath of allegiance required by section 337 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1448).
SEC. 513. Not later than 30 days after the last day of each month, the Chief Financial Officer of the Department of Homeland Security shall submit to the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives a monthly budget and staffing report for that month that includes total obligations of the Department for that month for the fiscal year at the appropria- tion and program, project, and activity levels, by the source year of the appropriation: Provided, That total obligations for staffing shall also be provided by subcategory of on-board and funded full- time equivalent staffing levels, respectively: Provided further, That the report shall specify the number of, and total obligations for, contract employees for each office of the Department.
SEC. 514. Except as provided in section 44945 of title 49, United States Code, funds appropriated or transferred to Transpor- tation Security Administration ‘‘Aviation Security’’, ‘‘Administra- tion’’, and ‘‘Transportation Security Support’’ for fiscal years 2004 and 2005 that are recovered or deobligated shall be available only for the procurement or installation of explosives detection systems, air cargo, baggage, and checkpoint screening systems, subject to notification: Provided, That semiannual reports shall be submitted to the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives on any funds that are recovered or deobligated.
SEC. 515. None of the funds appropriated by this Act may be used to process or approve a competition under Office of Manage- ment and Budget Circular A–76 for services provided by employees (including employees serving on a temporary or term basis) of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services of the Depart- ment of Homeland Security who are known as Immigration Informa- tion Officers, Immigration Service Analysts, Contact Representa- tives, Investigative Assistants, or Immigration Services Officers.
SEC. 516. Any funds appropriated to ‘‘Coast Guard, Acquisition, Construction, and Improvements’’ for fiscal years 2002, 2003, 2004,
2005, and 2006 for the 110–123 foot patrol boat conversion that are recovered, collected, or otherwise received as the result of nego- tiation, mediation, or litigation, shall be available until expended for the Fast Response Cutter program.
SEC. 517. The functions of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center instructor staff shall be classified as inherently governmental for the purpose of the Federal Activities Inventory Reform Act of 1998 (31 U.S.C. 501 note).

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SEC. 518. (a) The Secretary of Homeland Security shall submit a report not later than October 15, 2016, to the Inspector General of the Department of Homeland Security listing all grants and contracts awarded by any means other than full and open competi- tion during fiscal year 2016.
(b) The Inspector General shall review the report required by subsection (a) to assess Departmental compliance with applicable laws and regulations and report the results of that review to the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives not later than February 15, 2017.
SEC. 519. None of the funds provided by this or previous appro- priations Acts shall be used to fund any position designated as a Principal Federal Official (or the successor thereto) for any Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C.
5121 et seq.) declared disasters or emergencies unless—
(1) the responsibilities of the Principal Federal Official do not include operational functions related to incident manage- ment, including coordination of operations, and are consistent with the requirements of section 509(c) and sections 503(c)(3) and 503(c)(4)(A) of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C.
319(c), 313(c)(3), and 313(c)(4)(A)) and section 302 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5143); (2) not later than 10 business days after the latter of
the date on which the Secretary of Homeland Security appoints the Principal Federal Official and the date on which the Presi- dent issues a declaration under section 401 or section 501 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assist- ance Act (42 U.S.C. 5170 and 5191, respectively), the Secretary of Homeland Security shall submit a notification of the appoint- ment of the Principal Federal Official and a description of the responsibilities of such Official and how such responsibil- ities are consistent with paragraph (1) to the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives, the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs of the Senate, and the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure of the House of Representatives; and
(3) not later than 60 days after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall provide a report specifying timeframes and milestones regarding the update of operations, planning and policy documents, and training and exercise proto- cols, to ensure consistency with paragraph (1) of this section. SEC. 520. None of the funds provided or otherwise made avail-
able in this Act shall be available to carry out section 872 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 452) unless explicitly authorized by Congress.
SEC. 521. (a) None of the funds appropriated by this or previous appropriations Acts may be used to establish an Office of Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosives Defense until such time as Congress has authorized such establishment.
(b) Subject to the limitation in subsection (a) and notwith- standing section 503 of this Act, the Secretary may transfer funds for the purpose of executing authorization of the Office of Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosives Defense.
(c) Not later than 15 days before transferring funds pursuant to subsection (b), the Secretary of Homeland Security shall submit a report to the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives, the Committee on Homeland Security

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and Governmental Affairs of the Senate, and the Committee on
Homeland Security of the House of Representatives on—
(1) the transition plan for the establishment of the office;
and
(2) the funds and positions to be transferred by source.
SEC. 522. None of the funds made available in this Act may be used by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services to grant an immigration benefit unless the results of background checks required by law to be completed prior to the granting of the benefit have been received by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, and the results do not preclude the granting of the benefit.
SEC. 523. Section 831 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 391) is amended—
(1) in subsection (a), by striking ‘‘Until September 30,
2015,’’ and inserting ‘‘Until September 30, 2016,’’; and
(2) in subsection (c)(1), by striking ‘‘September 30, 2015,’’
and inserting ‘‘September 30, 2016,’’.
SEC. 524. The Secretary of Homeland Security shall require
that all contracts of the Department of Homeland Security that
provide award fees link such fees to successful acquisition outcomes
(which outcomes shall be specified in terms of cost, schedule, and
performance).
SEC. 525. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, none
of the funds provided in this or any other Act shall be used to
approve a waiver of the navigation and vessel-inspection laws
pursuant to 46 U.S.C. 501(b) for the transportation of crude oil
distributed from and to the Strategic Petroleum Reserve until the
Secretary of Homeland Security, after consultation with the Secre-
taries of the Departments of Energy and Transportation and rep-
resentatives from the United States flag maritime industry, takes
adequate measures to ensure the use of United States flag vessels:

Provided, That the Secretary shall notify the Committees on Appro-

priations of the Senate and the House of Representatives, the
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the
Senate, and the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
of the House of Representatives within 2 business days of any
request for waivers of navigation and vessel-inspection laws pursu-
ant to 46 U.S.C. 501(b).
SEC. 526. None of the funds made available in this Act for
U.S. Customs and Border Protection may be used to prevent an
individual not in the business of importing a prescription drug
(within the meaning of section 801(g) of the Federal Food, Drug,
and Cosmetic Act) from importing a prescription drug from Canada
that complies with the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act:

Provided, That this section shall apply only to individuals trans- porting on their person a personal-use quantity of the prescription drug, not to exceed a 90-day supply: Provided further, That the prescription drug may not be—

(1) a controlled substance, as defined in section 102 of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 802); or
(2) a biological product, as defined in section 351 of the
Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 262).
SEC. 527. None of the funds in this Act shall be used to
reduce the Coast Guard’s Operations Systems Center mission or
its government-employed or contract staff levels.

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SEC. 528. The Secretary of Homeland Security, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, shall notify the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives of any proposed transfers of funds available under section
9703.1(g)(4)(B) of title 31, United States Code (as added by Public Law 102–393) from the Department of the Treasury Forfeiture Fund to any agency within the Department of Homeland Security: Provided, That none of the funds identified for such a transfer may be obligated until the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives approve the proposed transfers.
SEC. 529. None of the funds made available in this Act may be used for planning, testing, piloting, or developing a national identification card.
SEC. 530. None of the funds appropriated by this Act may be used to conduct, or to implement the results of, a competition under Office of Management and Budget Circular A–76 for activities performed with respect to the Coast Guard National Vessel Docu- mentation Center.
SEC. 531. Any official that is required by this Act to report or to certify to the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives may not delegate such authority to perform that act unless specifically authorized herein.
SEC. 532. None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available in this or any other Act may be used to transfer, release, or assist in the transfer or release to or within the United States, its territories, or possessions Khalid Sheikh Mohammed or any other detainee who—
(1) is not a United States citizen or a member of the
Armed Forces of the United States; and
(2) is or was held on or after June 24, 2009, at the United States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, by the Depart- ment of Defense.
SEC. 533. None of the funds made available in this Act may be used for first-class travel by the employees of agencies funded by this Act in contravention of sections 301–10.122 through 301–
10.124 of title 41, Code of Federal Regulations.
SEC. 534. None of the funds made available in this Act may be used to employ workers described in section 274A(h)(3) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1324a(h)(3)).
SEC. 535. Funds made available in this Act may be used to alter operations within the Civil Engineering Program of the Coast Guard nationwide, including civil engineering units, facilities design and construction centers, maintenance and logistics commands, and the Coast Guard Academy, except that none of the funds provided in this Act may be used to reduce operations within any civil engineering unit unless specifically authorized by a statute enacted after the date of enactment of this Act.
SEC. 536. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, none of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act may be used to pay award or incentive fees for contractor performance that has been judged to be below satisfactory perform- ance or performance that does not meet the basic requirements of a contract.
SEC. 537. In developing any process to screen aviation pas- sengers and crews for transportation or national security purposes, the Secretary of Homeland Security shall ensure that all such

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processes take into consideration such passengers’ and crews’ pri- vacy and civil liberties consistent with applicable laws, regulations, and guidance.
SEC. 538. (a) Notwithstanding section 1356(n) of title 8, United States Code, of the funds deposited into the Immigration Examina- tions Fee Account, up to $10,000,000 may be allocated by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services in fiscal year 2016 for the purpose of providing an immigrant integration grants pro- gram.
(b) None of the funds made available to United States Citizen- ship and Immigration Services for grants for immigrant integration may be used to provide services to aliens who have not been lawfully admitted for permanent residence.
SEC. 539. For an additional amount for the ‘‘Office of the Under Secretary for Management’’, $215,679,000, to remain avail- able until expended, for necessary expenses to plan, acquire, design, construct, renovate, remediate, equip, furnish, improve infrastruc- ture, and occupy buildings and facilities for the Department head- quarters consolidation project and associated mission support consolidation: Provided, That the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives shall receive an expenditure plan not later than 90 days after the date of enactment of this Act detailing the allocation of these funds.
SEC. 540. None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act may be used by the Department of Homeland Security to enter into any Federal contract unless such contract is entered into in accordance with the requirements of subtitle I of title 41, United States Code, or chapter 137 of title 10, United States Code, and the Federal Acquisition Regulation, unless such contract is otherwise authorized by statute to be entered into with- out regard to the above referenced statutes.
SEC. 541. (a) For an additional amount for financial systems modernization, $52,977,000 to remain available until September
30, 2017.
(b) Funds made available in subsection (a) for financial systems modernization may be transferred by the Secretary of Homeland Security between appropriations for the same purpose, notwith- standing section 503 of this Act.
(c) No transfer described in subsection (b) shall occur until
15 days after the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives are notified of such transfer.
SEC. 542. (a) For an additional amount for cybersecurity to safeguard and enhance Department of Homeland Security systems and capabilities, $100,000,000 to remain available until September
30, 2017.
(b) Funds made available in subsection (a) for cybersecurity may be transferred by the Secretary of Homeland Security between appropriations for the same purpose, notwithstanding section 503 of this Act.
(c) No transfer described in subsection (b) shall occur until
15 days after the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives are notified of such transfer.
SEC. 543. (a) For an additional amount for emergent threats from violent extremism and from complex, coordinated terrorist attacks, $50,000,000 to remain available until September 30, 2017. (b) Funds made available in subsection (a) for emergent threats
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appropriations for the same purpose, notwithstanding section 503 of this Act.
(c) No transfer described in subsection (b) shall occur until
15 days after the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate
and the House of Representatives are notified of such transfer.
SEC. 544. The Secretary of Homeland Security may transfer
to the fund established by 8 U.S.C. 1101 note, up to $20,000,000
from appropriations available to the Department of Homeland Secu-
rity: Provided, That the Secretary shall notify the Committees
on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives
5 days in advance of such transfer.
SEC. 545. The Secretary of Homeland Security shall ensure
enforcement of all immigration laws (as defined in section 101(a)(17)
of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(17))).
SEC. 546. (a) None of the funds made available in this Act
may be used to maintain or establish a computer network unless
such network blocks the viewing, downloading, and exchanging
of pornography.
(b) Nothing in subsection (a) shall limit the use of funds nec-
essary for any Federal, State, tribal, or local law enforcement agency
or any other entity carrying out criminal investigations, prosecution,
or adjudication activities.
SEC. 547. None of the funds made available in this Act may
be used by a Federal law enforcement officer to facilitate the
transfer of an operable firearm to an individual if the Federal
law enforcement officer knows or suspects that the individual is
an agent of a drug cartel unless law enforcement personnel of
the United States continuously monitor or control the firearm at
all times.
SEC. 548. None of the funds provided in this or any other
Act may be obligated to implement the National Preparedness
Grant Program or any other successor grant programs unless explic-
itly authorized by Congress.
SEC. 549. None of the funds made available in this Act may
be used to provide funding for the position of Public Advocate,
or a successor position, within U.S. Immigration and Customs
Enforcement.
SEC. 550. Section 559(e)(3)(D) of Public Law 113–76 is amended
by striking ‘‘five pilots per year’’ and inserting ‘‘10 pilots per year’’.
SEC. 551. None of the funds made available in this Act may
be used to pay for the travel to or attendance of more than 50
employees of a single component of the Department of Homeland
Security, who are stationed in the United States, at a single inter-
national conference unless the Secretary of Homeland Security,
or a designee, determines that such attendance is in the national
interest and notifies the Committees on Appropriations of the
Senate and the House of Representatives within at least 10 days
of that determination and the basis for that determination: Pro-

vided, That for purposes of this section the term ‘‘international

conference’’ shall mean a conference occurring outside of the United
States attended by representatives of the United States Government
and of foreign governments, international organizations, or non-
governmental organizations: Provided further, That the total cost
to the Department of Homeland Security of any such conference
shall not exceed $500,000.

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SEC. 552. None of the funds made available in this Act may be used to reimburse any Federal department or agency for its participation in a National Special Security Event.
SEC. 553. With the exception of countries with preclearance facilities in service prior to 2013, none of the funds made available in this Act may be used for new U.S. Customs and Border Protection air preclearance agreements entering into force after February 1,
2014, unless: (1) the Secretary of Homeland Security, in consultation with the Secretary of State, has certified to Congress that air preclearance operations at the airport provide a homeland or national security benefit to the United States; (2) U.S. passenger air carriers are not precluded from operating at existing preclearance locations; and (3) a U.S. passenger air carrier is oper- ating at all airports contemplated for establishment of new air preclearance operations.
SEC. 554. None of the funds made available by this or any other Act may be used by the Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration to implement, administer, or enforce, in abrogation of the responsibility described in section 44903(n)(1) of title 49, United States Code, any requirement that airport opera- tors provide airport-financed staffing to monitor exit points from the sterile area of any airport at which the Transportation Security Administration provided such monitoring as of December 1, 2013.
SEC. 555. The administrative law judge annuitants partici- pating in the Senior Administrative Law Judge Program managed by the Director of the Office of Personnel Management under section
3323 of title 5, United States Code, shall be available on a tem- porary reemployment basis to conduct arbitrations of disputes arising from delivery of assistance under the Federal Emergency Management Agency Public Assistance Program.
SEC. 556. As authorized by section 601(b) of the United States- Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act (Public Law 112–42) fees collected from passengers arriving from Canada, Mexico, or an adjacent island pursuant to section 13031(a)(5) of the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (19
U.S.C. 58c(a)(5)) shall be available until expended.
SEC. 557. None of the funds made available to the Department of Homeland Security by this or any other Act may be obligated for any structural pay reform that affects more than 100 full- time equivalent employee positions or costs more than $5,000,000 in a single year before the end of the 30-day period beginning on the date on which the Secretary of Homeland Security submits to Congress a notification that includes—
(1) the number of full-time equivalent employee positions affected by such change;
(2) funding required for such change for the current year and through the Future Years Homeland Security Program;
(3) justification for such change; and
(4) an analysis of compensation alternatives to such change that were considered by the Department.
SEC. 558. (a) Any agency receiving funds made available in this Act shall, subject to subsections (b) and (c), post on the public Web site of that agency any report required to be submitted by the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives in this Act, upon the determination by the head of the agency that it shall serve the national interest.
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(1) the public posting of the report compromises homeland or national security; or
(2) the report contains proprietary information.
(c) The head of the agency posting such report shall do so only after such report has been made available to the requesting Committee or Committees of Congress for no less than 45 days except as otherwise specified in law.
SEC. 559. (a) IN GENERAL.—Beginning on the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Homeland Security shall not—
(1) establish, collect, or otherwise impose any new border crossing fee on individuals crossing the Southern border or the Northern border at a land port of entry; or
(2) conduct any study relating to the imposition of a border crossing fee.
(b) BORDER CROSSING FEE DEFINED.—In this section, the term
‘‘border crossing fee’’ means a fee that every pedestrian, cyclist, and driver and passenger of a private motor vehicle is required to pay for the privilege of crossing the Southern border or the Northern border at a land port of entry.
SEC. 560. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, grants awarded to States along the Southwest Border of the United States under sections 2003 or 2004 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 604 and 605) using funds provided under the heading
‘‘Federal Emergency Management Agency, State and Local Pro- grams’’ in this Act, Public Law 114–4, division F of Public Law
113–76, or division D of Public Law 113–6 may be used by recipients or sub-recipients for costs, or reimbursement of costs, related to providing humanitarian relief to unaccompanied alien children and alien adults accompanied by an alien minor where they are encoun- tered after entering the United States, provided that such costs were incurred between January 1, 2014, and December 31, 2014, or during the award period of performance.
SEC. 561. (a) Each major acquisition program of the Department of Homeland Security, as defined in Department of Homeland Secu- rity Management Directive 102–2, shall meet established acquisi- tion documentation requirements for its acquisition program base- line established in the Department of Homeland Security Instruc- tion Manual 102–01–001 and the Department of Homeland Security Acquisition Instruction/Guidebook 102–01–001, Appendix K.
(b) The Department shall report to the Committees on Appro- priations of the Senate and the House of Representatives in the Comprehensive Acquisition Status Report and its quarterly updates, required under the heading ‘‘Office of the Under Secretary for Management’’ of this Act, on any major acquisition program that does not meet such documentation requirements and the schedule by which the program will come into compliance with these require- ments.
(c) None of the funds made available by this or any other Act for any fiscal year may be used for a major acquisition program that is out of compliance with such documentation requirements for more than two years except that funds may be used solely to come into compliance with such documentation requirements or to terminate the program.
SEC. 562. None of the funds appropriated by this or any other Act shall be used to pay the salaries and expenses of personnel who prepare or submit appropriations language as part of the President’s budget proposal to the Congress of the United States

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for programs under the jurisdiction of the Appropriations Sub- committees on the Department of Homeland Security that assumes revenues or reflects a reduction from the previous year due to user fees proposals that have not been enacted into law prior to the submission of the budget unless such budget submission identifies which additional spending reductions should occur in the event the user fees proposals are not enacted prior to the date of the convening of a committee of conference for the fiscal year 2017 appropriations Act.
SEC. 563. (a) The Secretary of Homeland Security may include, in the President’s budget proposal for fiscal year 2017, submitted pursuant to section 1105(a) of title 31, United States Code, and accompanying justification materials, an account structure under which each appropriation under each agency heading either remains the same as fiscal year 2016 or falls within the following categories of appropriations:
(1) Operations and Support.
(2) Procurements, Construction, and Improvements. (3) Research and Development.
(4) Federal Assistance.
(b) The Under Secretary for Management, acting through the Chief Financial Officer, shall determine and provide centralized guidance to each agency on how to structure appropriations for purposes of subsection (a).
(c) Not earlier than October 1, 2016, the accounts designated under subsection (a) may be established, and the Secretary of Homeland Security may execute appropriations of the Department as provided pursuant to such subsection, including any continuing appropriations made available for fiscal year 2017 before enactment of a regular appropriations Act.
(d) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Secretary of Homeland Security may transfer any appropriation made avail- able to the Department of Homeland Security by any appropriations Acts to the accounts created pursuant to subsection (c) to carry out the requirements of such subsection, and shall notify the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives within 5 days of each transfer.
(e)(1) Not later than November 1, 2016, the Secretary of Home- land Security shall establish the preliminary baseline for application of reprogramming and transfer authorities and submit the report specified in paragraph (2) to the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives.
(2) The report required in this subsection shall include—
(A) a delineation of the amount and account of each transfer made pursuant to subsection (c) or (d);
(B) a table for each appropriation with a separate column to display the President’s budget proposal, adjustments made by Congress, adjustments due to enacted rescissions, if appro- priate, adjustments made pursuant to the transfer authority in subsection (c) or (d), and the fiscal year level;
(C) a delineation in the table for each appropriation, adjusted as described in paragraph (2), both by budget activity and program, project, and activity as detailed in the Budget Appendix; and
(D) an identification of funds directed for a specific activity. (f) The Secretary shall not exercise the authority provided
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the Chief Financial Officer has submitted to the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives— (1) technical assistance on new legislative language in the
account structure under subsection (a);
(2) comparison tables of fiscal years 2015, 2016, and 2017
in the account structure under subsection (a);
(3) cross-component comparisons that the account structure
under subsection (a) facilitates;
(4) a copy of the interim financial management policy
manual addressing changes made in this Act;
(5) an outline of the financial management policy manual
changes necessary for the account structure under subsection
(a);
(6) proposed changes to transfer and reprogramming requirements, including technical assistance on legislative lan- guage;
(7) certification by the Chief Financial Officer that the Department’s financial systems can report in the new account structure; and
(8) a plan for training and implementation of the account structure under subsections (a) and (c).
SEC. 564. None of the funds made available by this Act may be obligated or expended to implement the Arms Trade Treaty until the Senate approves a resolution of ratification for the Treaty.
SEC. 565. Section 214(g)(9)(A) of the Immigration and Nation- ality Act (8 U.S.C. 1184(g)(9)(A)) is amended by striking ‘‘2004,
2005, or 2006 shall not again be counted toward such limitation during fiscal year 2007.’’ and inserting ‘‘2013, 2014, or 2015 shall not again be counted toward such limitation during fiscal year
2016.’’.
SEC. 566. For an additional amount for ‘‘U.S. Customs and
Border Protection, Salaries and Expenses’’, $14,000,000, to remain
available until expended, to be reduced by amounts collected and
credited to this appropriation from amounts authorized to be col-
lected by section 286(i) of the Immigration and Nationality Act
(8 U.S.C. 1356(i)), section 10412 of the Farm Security and Rural
Investment Act of 2002 (7 U.S.C. 8311), and section 817 of the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015: Provided, That to the extent that amounts realized from such collections exceed $14,000,000, those amounts in excess of $14,000,000 shall be credited to this appropriation and remain available until expended: Provided further, That this authority is contingent on enactment of the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015.

(RESCISSIONS)

SEC. 567. Of the funds appropriated to the Department of Homeland Security, the following funds are hereby rescinded from the following accounts and programs in the specified amounts: Provided, That no amounts may be rescinded from amounts that were designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to a concurrent resolution on the budget or the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (Public Law
99–177):
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(2) $4,188,000 from unobligated prior year balances from
‘‘Analysis and Operations’’;
(3) $7,000,000 from unobligated prior year balances from
‘‘U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Automation Moderniza- tion’’;
(4) $21,856,000 from unobligated prior year balances from
‘‘U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Border Security, Fencing, Infrastructure, and Technology’’;
(5) $4,500,000 from unobligated prior year balances from
‘‘U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Construction and Facili- ties Management’’;
(6) $158,414,000 from Public Law 114–4 under the heading
‘‘Transportation Security Administration, Aviation Security’’; (7) $14,000,000 from Public Law 114–4 under the heading
‘‘Transportation Security Administration, Surface Transpor- tation Security’’;
(8) $5,800,000 from Public Law 112–74 under the heading
‘‘Coast Guard, Acquisition, Construction, and Improvements’’; (9) $16,445,000 from Public Law 113–76 under the heading
‘‘Coast Guard, Acquisition, Construction, and Improvements’’; (10) $13,758,918 from ‘‘Federal Emergency Management Agency, National Predisaster Mitigation Fund’’ account 70 ×
0716;
(11) $393,178 from Public Law 113–6 under the heading
‘‘Science and Technology, Research, Development, Acquisition, and Operations’’;
(12) $8,500,000 from Public Law 113–76 under the heading
‘‘Science and Technology, Research, Development, Acquisition, and Operations’’; and
(13) $1,106,822 from Public Law 114–4 under the heading
‘‘Science and Technology, Research, Development, Acquisition, and Operations’’.

(RESCISSIONS)

SEC. 568. Of the funds transferred to the Department of Home- land Security when it was created in 2003, the following funds are hereby rescinded from the following accounts and programs in the specified amounts:
(1) $417,017 from ‘‘U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Salaries and Expenses’’;
(2) $15,238 from ‘‘Federal Emergency Management Agency, Office of Domestic Preparedness’’; and
(3) $573,828 from ‘‘Federal Emergency Management
Agency, National Predisaster Mitigation Fund’’.

(RESCISSIONS)

SEC. 569. The following unobligated balances made available to the Department of Homeland Security pursuant to section 505 of the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015 (Public Law 114–4) are rescinded:
(1) $361,242 from ‘‘Office of the Secretary and Executive
Management’’;
(2) $146,547 from ‘‘Office of the Under Secretary for
Management’’;
(3) $25,859 from ‘‘Office of the Chief Financial Officer’’; (4) $507,893 from ‘‘Office of the Chief Information Officer’’;

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(5) $301,637 from ‘‘Analysis and Operations’’; (6) $20,856 from ‘‘Office of Inspector General’’;
(7) $598,201 from ‘‘U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Salaries and Expenses’’;
(8) $254,322 from ‘‘U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Automation Modernization’’;
(9) $450,806 from ‘‘U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations’’;
(10) $2,461,665 from ‘‘U.S. Immigration and Customs
Enforcement, Salaries and Expenses’’;
(11) $8,653,853 from ‘‘Coast Guard, Operating Expenses’’; (12) $515,040 from ‘‘Coast Guard, Reserve Training’’;
(13) $970,844 from ‘‘Coast Guard, Acquisition, Construc- tion, and Improvements’’;
(14) $4,212,971 from ‘‘United States Secret Service, Salaries and Expenses’’;
(15) $27,360 from ‘‘National Protection and Programs Direc- torate, Management and Administration’’;
(16) $188,146 from ‘‘National Protection and Programs Directorate, Infrastructure Protection and Information Secu- rity’’;
(17) $986 from ‘‘National Protection and Programs Direc- torate, Office of Biometric Identity Management’’;
(18) $20,650 from ‘‘Office of Health Affairs’’;
(19) $236,332 from ‘‘Federal Emergency Management
Agency, United States Fire Administration’’;
(20) $3,086,173 from ‘‘United States Citizenship and
Immigration Services’’;
(21) $558,012 from ‘‘Federal Law Enforcement Training
Center, Salaries and Expenses’’;
(22) $284,796 from ‘‘Science and Technology, Management and Administration’’; and
(23) $83,861 from ‘‘Domestic Nuclear Detection Office, Management and Administration’’.

(RESCISSION)

SEC. 570. From the unobligated balances made available in the Department of the Treasury Forfeiture Fund established by section 9703 of title 31, United States Code (added by section
638 of Public Law 102–393), $176,000,000 shall be rescinded.

(RESCISSION)

SEC. 571. Of the unobligated balances made available to ‘‘Fed- eral Emergency Management Agency, Disaster Relief Fund’’,
$1,021,879,000 shall be rescinded: Provided, That no amounts may be rescinded from amounts that were designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to a concurrent resolution on the budget or the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Con- trol Act of 1985, as amended: Provided further, That no amounts may be rescinded from the amounts that were designated by the Congress as being for disaster relief pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(D) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.
SEC. 572. Section 401(b) of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 (8 U.S.C. 1324a note) shall be applied by substituting ‘‘September 30, 2016’’ for the date

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8 USC 1101 note.

8 USC 1182 note.

8 USC 1153 note.

Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016.

specified in section 106(3) of the Continuing Appropriations Act,
2016 (Public Law 114–53).
SEC. 573. Subclauses 101(a)(27)(C)(ii)(II) and (III) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(27)(C)(ii)(II) and (III)) shall be applied by substituting ‘‘September 30, 2016’’ for the date specified in section 106(3) of the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2016 (Public Law 114–53).
SEC. 574. Section 220(c) of the Immigration and Nationality Technical Corrections Act of 1994 (8 U.S.C. 1182 note) shall be applied by substituting ‘‘September 30, 2016’’ for the date specified in section 106(3) of the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2016 (Public Law 114–53).
SEC. 575. Section 610(b) of the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropria- tions Act, 1993 (8 U.S.C. 1153 note) shall be applied by substituting
‘‘September 30, 2016’’ for the date specified in section 106(3) of the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2016 (Public Law 114–53).
This division may be cited as the ‘‘Department of Homeland
Security Appropriations Act, 2016’’.

DIVISION G—DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, ENVI- RONMENT, AND RELATED AGENCIES APPROPRIA- TIONS ACT, 2016

TITLE I DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT MANAGEMENT OF LANDS AND RESOURCES
For necessary expenses for protection, use, improvement, development, disposal, cadastral surveying, classification, acquisi- tion of easements and other interests in lands, and performance of other functions, including maintenance of facilities, as authorized by law, in the management of lands and their resources under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Land Management, including the general administration of the Bureau, and assessment of mineral potential of public lands pursuant to section 1010(a) of Public Law 96–487 (16 U.S.C. 3150(a)), $1,072,675,000, to remain available until expended, including all such amounts as are collected from permit processing fees, as authorized but made subject to future appropriation by section 35(d)(3)(A)(i) of the Mineral Leasing Act (30 U.S.C. 191), except that amounts from permit processing fees may be used for any bureau-related expenses associated with the processing of oil and gas applications for permits to drill and related use of authorizations; of which $3,000,000 shall be available in fiscal year 2016 subject to a match by at least an equal amount by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation for cost-shared projects supporting conservation of Bureau lands; and such funds shall be advanced to the Foundation as a lump-sum grant without regard to when expenses are incurred.
In addition, $39,696,000 is for Mining Law Administration pro- gram operations, including the cost of administering the mining claim fee program, to remain available until expended, to be reduced by amounts collected by the Bureau and credited to this appropria- tion from mining claim maintenance fees and location fees that

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are hereby authorized for fiscal year 2016, so as to result in a final appropriation estimated at not more than $1,072,675,000, and $2,000,000, to remain available until expended, from commu- nication site rental fees established by the Bureau for the cost of administering communication site activities.

LAND ACQUISITION

For expenses necessary to carry out sections 205, 206, and
318(d) of Public Law 94–579, including administrative expenses and acquisition of lands or waters, or interests therein, $38,630,000, to be derived from the Land and Water Conservation Fund and to remain available until expended.

OREGON AND CALIFORNIA GRANT LANDS

For expenses necessary for management, protection, and development of resources and for construction, operation, and maintenance of access roads, reforestation, and other improvements on the revested Oregon and California Railroad grant lands, on other Federal lands in the Oregon and California land-grant coun- ties of Oregon, and on adjacent rights-of-way; and acquisition of lands or interests therein, including existing connecting roads on or adjacent to such grant lands; $107,734,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That 25 percent of the aggregate of all receipts during the current fiscal year from the revested Oregon and California Railroad grant lands is hereby made a charge against the Oregon and California land-grant fund and shall be transferred to the General Fund in the Treasury in accordance with the second paragraph of subsection (b) of title II of the Act of August 28,
1937 (43 U.S.C. 1181f).

RANGE IMPROVEMENTS

For rehabilitation, protection, and acquisition of lands and interests therein, and improvement of Federal rangelands pursuant to section 401 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1751), notwithstanding any other Act, sums equal to 50 percent of all moneys received during the prior fiscal year under sections 3 and 15 of the Taylor Grazing Act (43 U.S.C.
315b, 315m) and the amount designated for range improvements from grazing fees and mineral leasing receipts from Bankhead- Jones lands transferred to the Department of the Interior pursuant to law, but not less than $10,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That not to exceed $600,000 shall be available for administrative expenses.

SERVICE CHARGES, DEPOSITS, AND FORFEITURES

For administrative expenses and other costs related to proc- essing application documents and other authorizations for use and disposal of public lands and resources, for costs of providing copies of official public land documents, for monitoring construction, oper- ation, and termination of facilities in conjunction with use authorizations, and for rehabilitation of damaged property, such amounts as may be collected under Public Law 94–579 (43 U.S.C.
1701 et seq.), and under section 28 of the Mineral Leasing Act
(30 U.S.C. 185), to remain available until expended: Provided, That, 43 USC 1735 note.

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notwithstanding any provision to the contrary of section 305(a) of Public Law 94–579 (43 U.S.C. 1735(a)), any moneys that have been or will be received pursuant to that section, whether as a result of forfeiture, compromise, or settlement, if not appropriate for refund pursuant to section 305(c) of that Act (43 U.S.C. 1735(c)), shall be available and may be expended under the authority of this Act by the Secretary to improve, protect, or rehabilitate any public lands administered through the Bureau of Land Management which have been damaged by the action of a resource developer, purchaser, permittee, or any unauthorized person, without regard to whether all moneys collected from each such action are used on the exact lands damaged which led to the action: Provided further, That any such moneys that are in excess of amounts needed to repair damage to the exact land for which funds were collected may be used to repair other damaged public lands.

MISCELLANEOUS TRUST FUNDS

In addition to amounts authorized to be expended under existing laws, there is hereby appropriated such amounts as may be contributed under section 307 of Public Law 94–579 (43 U.S.C.
1737), and such amounts as may be advanced for administrative costs, surveys, appraisals, and costs of making conveyances of omitted lands under section 211(b) of that Act (43 U.S.C. 1721(b)), to remain available until expended.

ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS

The Bureau of Land Management may carry out the operations funded under this Act by direct expenditure, contracts, grants, cooperative agreements and reimbursable agreements with public and private entities, including with States. Appropriations for the Bureau shall be available for purchase, erection, and dismantlement of temporary structures, and alteration and maintenance of nec- essary buildings and appurtenant facilities to which the United States has title; up to $100,000 for payments, at the discretion of the Secretary, for information or evidence concerning violations of laws administered by the Bureau; miscellaneous and emergency expenses of enforcement activities authorized or approved by the Secretary and to be accounted for solely on the Secretary’s certifi- cate, not to exceed $10,000: Provided, That notwithstanding Public Law 90–620 (44 U.S.C. 501), the Bureau may, under cooperative cost-sharing and partnership arrangements authorized by law, pro- cure printing services from cooperators in connection with jointly produced publications for which the cooperators share the cost of printing either in cash or in services, and the Bureau determines the cooperator is capable of meeting accepted quality standards: Provided further, That projects to be funded pursuant to a written commitment by a State government to provide an identified amount of money in support of the project may be carried out by the Bureau on a reimbursable basis. Appropriations herein made shall not be available for the destruction of healthy, unadopted, wild horses and burros in the care of the Bureau or its contractors or for the sale of wild horses and burros that results in their destruction for processing into commercial products.

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UNITED STATES FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE

129 STAT. 2529

RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

For necessary expenses of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, as authorized by law, and for scientific and economic studies, general administration, and for the performance of other authorized functions related to such resources, $1,238,771,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017: Provided, That not to exceed $20,515,000 shall be used for implementing subsections (a), (b), (c), and (e) of section 4 of the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1533) (except for processing petitions, developing and issuing proposed and final regulations, and taking any other steps to implement actions described in subsection (c)(2)(A), (c)(2)(B)(i), or (c)(2)(B)(ii)), of which not to exceed $4,605,000 shall be used for any activity regarding the designation of critical habitat, pursuant to subsection (a)(3), excluding litigation support, for spe- cies listed pursuant to subsection (a)(1) prior to October 1, 2014; of which not to exceed $1,501,000 shall be used for any activity regarding petitions to list species that are indigenous to the United States pursuant to subsections (b)(3)(A) and (b)(3)(B); and, of which not to exceed $1,504,000 shall be used for implementing subsections (a), (b), (c), and (e) of section 4 of the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1533) for species that are not indigenous to the United States.

CONSTRUCTION

For construction, improvement, acquisition, or removal of buildings and other facilities required in the conservation, manage- ment, investigation, protection, and utilization of fish and wildlife resources, and the acquisition of lands and interests therein;
$23,687,000, to remain available until expended.

LAND ACQUISITION

For expenses necessary to carry out chapter 2003 of title 54, United States Code, including administrative expenses, and for acquisition of land or waters, or interest therein, in accordance with statutory authority applicable to the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, $68,500,000, to be derived from the Land and Water Conservation Fund and to remain available until expended, of which, notwithstanding section 200306 of title 54, United States Code, not more than $10,000,000 shall be for land conservation partnerships authorized by the Highlands Conservation Act of 2004, including not to exceed $320,000 for administrative expenses: Pro- vided, That none of the funds appropriated for specific land acquisi- tion projects may be used to pay for any administrative overhead, planning or other management costs.

COOPERATIVE ENDANGERED SPECIES CONSERVATION FUND

For expenses necessary to carry out section 6 of the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1535), $53,495,000, to remain avail- able until expended, of which $22,695,000 is to be derived from the Cooperative Endangered Species Conservation Fund; and of which $30,800,000 is to be derived from the Land and Water Con- servation Fund.

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NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE FUND

For expenses necessary to implement the Act of October 17,
1978 (16 U.S.C. 715s), $13,228,000.

NORTH AMERICAN WETLANDS CONSERVATION FUND

For expenses necessary to carry out the provisions of the North
American Wetlands Conservation Act (16 U.S.C. 4401 et seq.),
$35,145,000, to remain available until expended.

NEOTROPICAL MIGRATORY BIRD CONSERVATION

For expenses necessary to carry out the Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act (16 U.S.C. 6101 et seq.), $3,910,000, to remain available until expended.

MULTINATIONAL SPECIES CONSERVATION FUND

For expenses necessary to carry out the African Elephant Con- servation Act (16 U.S.C. 4201 et seq.), the Asian Elephant Conserva- tion Act of 1997 (16 U.S.C. 4261 et seq.), the Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Act of 1994 (16 U.S.C. 5301 et seq.), the Great Ape Conservation Act of 2000 (16 U.S.C. 6301 et seq.), and the Marine Turtle Conservation Act of 2004 (16 U.S.C. 6601 et seq.),
$11,061,000, to remain available until expended.

STATE AND TRIBAL WILDLIFE GRANTS

For wildlife conservation grants to States and to the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, the United States Virgin Islands, the Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa, and Indian tribes under the provisions of the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956 and the Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act, for the development and implementation of programs for the benefit of wildlife and their habitat, including species that are not hunted or fished,
$60,571,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That of the amount provided herein, $4,084,000 is for a competitive grant program for Indian tribes not subject to the remaining provi- sions of this appropriation: Provided further, That $5,487,000 is for a competitive grant program to implement approved plans for States, territories, and other jurisdictions and at the discretion of affected States, the regional Associations of fish and wildlife agencies, not subject to the remaining provisions of this appropria- tion: Provided further, That the Secretary shall, after deducting
$9,571,000 and administrative expenses, apportion the amount pro- vided herein in the following manner: (1) to the District of Columbia and to the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, each a sum equal to not more than one-half of 1 percent thereof; and (2) to Guam, American Samoa, the United States Virgin Islands, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, each a sum equal to not more than one-fourth of 1 percent thereof: Provided further, That the Secretary shall apportion the remaining amount in the following manner: (1) one-third of which is based on the ratio to which the land area of such State bears to the total land area of all such States; and (2) two-thirds of which is based on the ratio to which the population of such State bears to the total population of all such States: Provided further, That the amounts

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apportioned under this paragraph shall be adjusted equitably so that no State shall be apportioned a sum which is less than 1 percent of the amount available for apportionment under this para- graph for any fiscal year or more than 5 percent of such amount: Provided further, That the Federal share of planning grants shall not exceed 75 percent of the total costs of such projects and the Federal share of implementation grants shall not exceed 65 percent of the total costs of such projects: Provided further, That the non- Federal share of such projects may not be derived from Federal grant programs: Provided further, That any amount apportioned in 2016 to any State, territory, or other jurisdiction that remains unobligated as of September 30, 2017, shall be reapportioned, together with funds appropriated in 2018, in the manner provided herein.

ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS

The United States Fish and Wildlife Service may carry out the operations of Service programs by direct expenditure, contracts, grants, cooperative agreements and reimbursable agreements with public and private entities. Appropriations and funds available to the United States Fish and Wildlife Service shall be available for repair of damage to public roads within and adjacent to reserva- tion areas caused by operations of the Service; options for the purchase of land at not to exceed $1 for each option; facilities incident to such public recreational uses on conservation areas as are consistent with their primary purpose; and the maintenance and improvement of aquaria, buildings, and other facilities under the jurisdiction of the Service and to which the United States has title, and which are used pursuant to law in connection with management, and investigation of fish and wildlife resources: Pro- vided, That notwithstanding 44 U.S.C. 501, the Service may, under cooperative cost sharing and partnership arrangements authorized by law, procure printing services from cooperators in connection with jointly produced publications for which the cooperators share at least one-half the cost of printing either in cash or services and the Service determines the cooperator is capable of meeting accepted quality standards: Provided further, That the Service may accept donated aircraft as replacements for existing aircraft: Pro- vided further, That notwithstanding 31 U.S.C. 3302, all fees col- lected for non-toxic shot review and approval shall be deposited under the heading ‘‘United States Fish and Wildlife Service— Resource Management’’ and shall be available to the Secretary, without further appropriation, to be used for expenses of processing of such non-toxic shot type or coating applications and revising regulations as necessary, and shall remain available until expended.
NATIONAL PARK SERVICE OPERATION OF THE NATIONAL PARK SYSTEM
For expenses necessary for the management, operation, and maintenance of areas and facilities administered by the National Park Service and for the general administration of the National Park Service, $2,369,596,000, of which $10,001,000 for planning and interagency coordination in support of Everglades restoration and $99,461,000 for maintenance, repair, or rehabilitation projects for constructed assets shall remain available until September 30,

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2017: Provided, That funds appropriated under this heading in this Act are available for the purposes of section 5 of Public Law
95–348 and section 204 of Public Law 93–486, as amended by section 1(3) of Public Law 100–355.

NATIONAL RECREATION AND PRESERVATION

For expenses necessary to carry out recreation programs, nat- ural programs, cultural programs, heritage partnership programs, environmental compliance and review, international park affairs, and grant administration, not otherwise provided for, $62,632,000.

HISTORIC PRESERVATION FUND

For expenses necessary in carrying out the National Historic Preservation Act (division A of subtitle III of title 54, United States Code), $65,410,000, to be derived from the Historic Preservation Fund and to remain available until September 30, 2017, of which
$500,000 is for competitive grants for the survey and nomination of properties to the National Register of Historic Places and as National Historic Landmarks associated with communities cur- rently underrepresented, as determined by the Secretary, and of which $8,000,000 is for competitive grants to preserve the sites and stories of the Civil Rights movement: Provided, That such competitive grants shall be made without imposing the matching requirements in section 302902(b)(3) of title 54, United States Code to States and Indian tribes as defined in chapter 3003 of such title, Native Hawaiian organizations, local governments, including Certified Local Governments, and nonprofit organizations.

CONSTRUCTION

For construction, improvements, repair, or replacement of phys- ical facilities, including modifications authorized by section 104 of the Everglades National Park Protection and Expansion Act of 1989 (16 U.S.C. 410r-8), $192,937,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That, notwithstanding any other provision of law, for any project initially funded in fiscal year 2016 with a future phase indicated in the National Park Service 5–Year Line Item Construction Plan, a single procurement may be issued which includes the full scope of the project: Provided further, That the solicitation and contract shall contain the clause availability of funds found at 48 CFR 52.232–18: Provided further, That National Park Service Donations, Park Concessions Franchise Fees, and Recreation Fees may be made available for the cost of adjustments and changes within the original scope of effort for projects funded by the National Park Service Construction appropriation: Provided further, That the Secretary of the Interior shall consult with the Committees on Appropriations, in accordance with current re- programming thresholds, prior to making any charges authorized by this section.

LAND AND WATER CONSERVATION FUND

54 USC 200308 note.

(RESCISSION)

The contract authority provided for fiscal year 2016 by section
200308 of title 54, United States Code, is rescinded.

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LAND ACQUISITION AND STATE ASSISTANCE

For expenses necessary to carry out chapter 2003 of title 54, United States Code, including administrative expenses, and for acquisition of lands or waters, or interest therein, in accordance with the statutory authority applicable to the National Park Service,
$173,670,000, to be derived from the Land and Water Conservation Fund and to remain available until expended, of which $110,000,000 is for the State assistance program and of which $10,000,000 shall be for the American Battlefield Protection Program grants as authorized by chapter 3081 of title 54, United States Code.

CENTENNIAL CHALLENGE

For expenses necessary to carry out the provisions of section
101701 of title 54, United States Code, relating to challenge cost share agreements, $15,000,000, to remain available until expended, for Centennial Challenge projects and programs: Provided, That not less than 50 percent of the total cost of each project or program shall be derived from non-Federal sources in the form of donated cash, assets, or a pledge of donation guaranteed by an irrevocable
letter of credit.

ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS

(INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

In addition to other uses set forth in section 101917(c)(2) of title 54, United States Code, franchise fees credited to a sub- account shall be available for expenditure by the Secretary, without further appropriation, for use at any unit within the National Park System to extinguish or reduce liability for Possessory Interest or leasehold surrender interest. Such funds may only be used for this purpose to the extent that the benefitting unit anticipated franchise fee receipts over the term of the contract at that unit exceed the amount of funds used to extinguish or reduce liability. Franchise fees at the benefitting unit shall be credited to the sub-account of the originating unit over a period not to exceed the term of a single contract at the benefitting unit, in the amount of funds so expended to extinguish or reduce liability.
For the costs of administration of the Land and Water Con- servation Fund grants authorized by section 105(a)(2)(B) of the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006 (Public Law 109–
432), the National Park Service may retain up to 3 percent of the amounts which are authorized to be disbursed under such section, such retained amounts to remain available until expended.
National Park Service funds may be transferred to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Department of Transportation, for purposes authorized under 23 U.S.C. 204. Transfers may include a reasonable amount for FHWA administrative support costs.
In fiscal year 2016 and each fiscal year thereafter, any amounts deposited into the National Park Service trust fund accounts (31
U.S.C. 1321(a)(l7)–(18)) shall be invested by the Secretary of the Treasury in interest bearing obligations of the United States to the extent such amounts are not, in his judgment, required to meet current withdrawals: Provided, That interest earned by such investments shall be available for obligation without further appro- priation, to the benefit of the project.

31 USC 1321 note.

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UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY

43 USC 50.

SURVEYS, INVESTIGATIONS, AND RESEARCH

For expenses necessary for the United States Geological Survey to perform surveys, investigations, and research covering topog- raphy, geology, hydrology, biology, and the mineral and water resources of the United States, its territories and possessions, and other areas as authorized by 43 U.S.C. 31, 1332, and 1340; classify lands as to their mineral and water resources; give engineering supervision to power permittees and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission licensees; administer the minerals exploration program (30 U.S.C. 641); conduct inquiries into the economic conditions affecting mining and materials processing industries (30 U.S.C.
3, 21a, and 1603; 50 U.S.C. 98g(1)) and related purposes as author- ized by law; and to publish and disseminate data relative to the foregoing activities; $1,062,000,000, to remain available until Sep- tember 30, 2017; of which $57,637,189 shall remain available until expended for satellite operations; and of which $7,280,000 shall be available until expended for deferred maintenance and capital improvement projects that exceed $100,000 in cost: Provided, That none of the funds provided for the ecosystem research activity shall be used to conduct new surveys on private property, unless specifically authorized in writing by the property owner: Provided further, That no part of this appropriation shall be used to pay more than one-half the cost of topographic mapping or water resources data collection and investigations carried on in coopera- tion with States and municipalities.

ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS

From within the amount appropriated for activities of the United States Geological Survey such sums as are necessary shall be available for contracting for the furnishing of topographic maps and for the making of geophysical or other specialized surveys when it is administratively determined that such procedures are in the public interest; construction and maintenance of necessary buildings and appurtenant facilities; acquisition of lands for gauging stations and observation wells; expenses of the United States National Committee for Geological Sciences; and payment of com- pensation and expenses of persons employed by the Survey duly appointed to represent the United States in the negotiation and administration of interstate compacts: Provided, That activities funded by appropriations herein made may be accomplished through the use of contracts, grants, or cooperative agreements as defined in section 6302 of title 31, United States Code: Provided further, That the United States Geological Survey may enter into contracts or cooperative agreements directly with individuals or indirectly with institutions or nonprofit organizations, without regard to 41
U.S.C. 6101, for the temporary or intermittent services of students or recent graduates, who shall be considered employees for the purpose of chapters 57 and 81 of title 5, United States Code, relating to compensation for travel and work injuries, and chapter
171 of title 28, United States Code, relating to tort claims, but shall not be considered to be Federal employees for any other purposes.

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BUREAU OF OCEAN ENERGY MANAGEMENT

129 STAT. 2535

OCEAN ENERGY MANAGEMENT

For expenses necessary for granting leases, easements, rights- of-way and agreements for use for oil and gas, other minerals, energy, and marine-related purposes on the Outer Continental Shelf and approving operations related thereto, as authorized by law; for environmental studies, as authorized by law; for implementing other laws and to the extent provided by Presidential or Secretarial delegation; and for matching grants or cooperative agreements,
$170,857,000, of which $74,235,000, is to remain available until September 30, 2017 and of which $96,622,000 is to remain available until expended: Provided, That this total appropriation shall be reduced by amounts collected by the Secretary and credited to this appropriation from additions to receipts resulting from increases to lease rental rates in effect on August 5, 1993, and from cost recovery fees from activities conducted by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management pursuant to the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, including studies, assessments, analysis, and mis- cellaneous administrative activities: Provided further, That the sum herein appropriated shall be reduced as such collections are received during the fiscal year, so as to result in a final fiscal year 2016 appropriation estimated at not more than $74,235,000: Provided further, That not to exceed $3,000 shall be available for reasonable expenses related to promoting volunteer beach and marine cleanup activities.
BUREAU OF SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENFORCEMENT OFFSHORE SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENFORCEMENT
For expenses necessary for the regulation of operations related to leases, easements, rights-of-way and agreements for use for oil and gas, other minerals, energy, and marine-related purposes on the Outer Continental Shelf, as authorized by law; for enforcing and implementing laws and regulations as authorized by law and to the extent provided by Presidential or Secretarial delegation; and for matching grants or cooperative agreements, $124,772,000, of which $67,565,000 is to remain available until September 30,
2017 and of which $57,207,000 is to remain available until expended: Provided, That this total appropriation shall be reduced by amounts collected by the Secretary and credited to this appro- priation from additions to receipts resulting from increases to lease rental rates in effect on August 5, 1993, and from cost recovery
fees from activities conducted by the Bureau of Safety and Environ- mental Enforcement pursuant to the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, including studies, assessments, analysis, and miscellaneous administrative activities: Provided further, That the sum herein appropriated shall be reduced as such collections are received during the fiscal year, so as to result in a final fiscal year 2016 appropria- tion estimated at not more than $67,565,000.
For an additional amount, $65,000,000, to remain available until expended, to be reduced by amounts collected by the Secretary and credited to this appropriation, which shall be derived from non-refundable inspection fees collected in fiscal year 2016, as pro- vided in this Act: Provided, That to the extent that amounts realized from such inspection fees exceed $65,000,000, the amounts realized

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in excess of $65,000,000 shall be credited to this appropriation and remain available until expended: Provided further, That for fiscal year 2016, not less than 50 percent of the inspection fees expended by the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement will be used to fund personnel and mission-related costs to expand capacity and expedite the orderly development, subject to environ- mental safeguards, of the Outer Continental Shelf pursuant to the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (43 U.S.C. 1331 et seq.), including the review of applications for permits to drill.

OIL SPILL RESEARCH

For necessary expenses to carry out title I, section 1016, title IV, sections 4202 and 4303, title VII, and title VIII, section 8201 of the Oil Pollution Act of 1990, $14,899,000, which shall be derived from the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund, to remain available until expended.
OFFICE OF SURFACE MINING RECLAMATION AND ENFORCEMENT

30 USC 1211 note.

30 USC 1257 note.

REGULATION AND TECHNOLOGY

For necessary expenses to carry out the provisions of the Sur- face Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977, Public Law
95–87, $123,253,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017: Provided, That appropriations for the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement may provide for the travel and per diem expenses of State and tribal personnel attending Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement sponsored training.
In addition, for costs to review, administer, and enforce permits issued by the Office pursuant to section 507 of Public Law 95–
87 (30 U.S.C. 1257), $40,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That fees assessed and collected by the Office pursuant to such section 507 shall be credited to this account as discretionary offsetting collections, to remain available until expended: Provided further, That the sum herein appropriated from the general fund shall be reduced as collections are received during the fiscal year, so as to result in a fiscal year 2016 appropriation estimated at not more than $123,253,000.

ABANDONED MINE RECLAMATION FUND

For necessary expenses to carry out title IV of the Surface
Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977, Public Law 95–87,
$27,303,000, to be derived from receipts of the Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund and to remain available until expended: Pro- vided, That pursuant to Public Law 97–365, the Department of the Interior is authorized to use up to 20 percent from the recovery of the delinquent debt owed to the United States Government to pay for contracts to collect these debts: Provided further, That funds made available under title IV of Public Law 95–87 may be used for any required non-Federal share of the cost of projects funded by the Federal Government for the purpose of environmental restoration related to treatment or abatement of acid mine drainage from abandoned mines: Provided further, That such projects must be consistent with the purposes and priorities of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act: Provided further, That amounts pro- vided under this heading may be used for the travel and per

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diem expenses of State and tribal personnel attending Office of
Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement sponsored training.
In addition, $90,000,000, to remain available until expended, for grants to States for reclamation of abandoned mine lands and other related activities in accordance with the terms and conditions in the explanatory statement described in section 4 (in the matter preceding division A of this consolidated Act): Provided, That such additional amount shall be used for economic and community development in conjunction with the priorities in section 403(a) of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (30
U.S.C. 1233(a)): Provided further, That such additional amount shall be distributed in equal amounts to the 3 Appalachian States with the greatest amount of unfunded needs to meet the priorities described in paragraphs (1) and (2) of such section: Provided further, That such additional amount shall be allocated to States within
60 days after the date of enactment of this Act.
BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS AND BUREAU OF INDIAN EDUCATION OPERATION OF INDIAN PROGRAMS

(INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

For expenses necessary for the operation of Indian programs, as authorized by law, including the Snyder Act of November 2,
1921 (25 U.S.C. 13), the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act of 1975 (25 U.S.C. 450 et seq.), the Education Amendments of 1978 (25 U.S.C. 2001–2019), and the Tribally Con- trolled Schools Act of 1988 (25 U.S.C. 2501 et seq.), $2,267,924,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017, except as otherwise provided herein; of which not to exceed $8,500 may be for official reception and representation expenses; of which not to exceed
$74,791,000 shall be for welfare assistance payments: Provided, That, in cases of designated Federal disasters, the Secretary may exceed such cap, from the amounts provided herein, to provide for disaster relief to Indian communities affected by the disaster: Provided further, That federally recognized Indian tribes and tribal organizations of federally recognized Indian tribes may use their tribal priority allocations for unmet welfare assistance costs: Pro- vided further, That not to exceed $628,351,000 for school operations costs of Bureau-funded schools and other education programs shall become available on July 1, 2016, and shall remain available until September 30, 2017: Provided further, That not to exceed
$43,813,000 shall remain available until expended for housing improvement, road maintenance, attorney fees, litigation support, land records improvement, and the Navajo-Hopi Settlement Pro- gram: Provided further, That, notwithstanding any other provision of law, including but not limited to the Indian Self-Determination Act of 1975 (25 U.S.C. 450f et seq.) and section 1128 of the Edu- cation Amendments of 1978 (25 U.S.C. 2008), not to exceed
$73,276,000 within and only from such amounts made available for school operations shall be available for administrative cost grants associated with grants approved prior to July 1, 2016: Pro- vided further, That any forestry funds allocated to a federally recog- nized tribe which remain unobligated as of September 30, 2017, may be transferred during fiscal year 2018 to an Indian forest land assistance account established for the benefit of the holder

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of the funds within the holder’s trust fund account: Provided further, That any such unobligated balances not so transferred shall expire on September 30, 2018: Provided further, That, in order to enhance the safety of Bureau field employees, the Bureau may use funds to purchase uniforms or other identifying articles of clothing for personnel.

CONTRACT SUPPORT COSTS

For payments to tribes and tribal organizations for contract support costs associated with Indian Self-Determination and Edu- cation Assistance Act agreements with the Bureau of Indian Affairs for fiscal year 2016, such sums as may be necessary, which shall be available for obligation through September 30, 2017: Provided, That amounts obligated but not expended by a tribe or tribal organization for contract support costs for such agreements for the current fiscal year shall be applied to contract support costs otherwise due for such agreements for subsequent fiscal years: Provided further, That, notwithstanding any other provision of law, no amounts made available under this heading shall be available for transfer to another budget account.

CONSTRUCTION (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

For construction, repair, improvement, and maintenance of irrigation and power systems, buildings, utilities, and other facili- ties, including architectural and engineering services by contract; acquisition of lands, and interests in lands; and preparation of lands for farming, and for construction of the Navajo Indian Irriga- tion Project pursuant to Public Law 87–483, $193,973,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That such amounts as may be available for the construction of the Navajo Indian Irrigation Project may be transferred to the Bureau of Reclamation: Provided further, That not to exceed 6 percent of contract authority available to the Bureau of Indian Affairs from the Federal Highway Trust Fund may be used to cover the road program management costs of the Bureau: Provided further, That any funds provided for the Safety of Dams program pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 13 shall be made available on a nonreimbursable basis: Provided further, That for fiscal year 2016, in implementing new construction, replacement facilities construction, or facilities improvement and repair project grants in excess of $100,000 that are provided to grant schools under Public Law 100–297, the Secretary of the Interior shall use the Administrative and Audit Requirements and Cost Principles for Assistance Programs contained in 43 CFR part 12 as the regu- latory requirements: Provided further, That such grants shall not be subject to section 12.61 of 43 CFR; the Secretary and the grantee shall negotiate and determine a schedule of payments for the work to be performed: Provided further, That in considering grant applica- tions, the Secretary shall consider whether such grantee would be deficient in assuring that the construction projects conform to applicable building standards and codes and Federal, tribal, or State health and safety standards as required by 25 U.S.C. 2005(b), with respect to organizational and financial management capabili- ties: Provided further, That if the Secretary declines a grant applica- tion, the Secretary shall follow the requirements contained in 25

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U.S.C. 2504(f): Provided further, That any disputes between the Secretary and any grantee concerning a grant shall be subject to the disputes provision in 25 U.S.C. 2507(e): Provided further, That in order to ensure timely completion of construction projects, the Secretary may assume control of a project and all funds related to the project, if, within 18 months of the date of enactment of this Act, any grantee receiving funds appropriated in this Act or in any prior Act, has not completed the planning and design phase of the project and commenced construction: Provided further, That this appropriation may be reimbursed from the Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians appropriation for the appropriate share of construction costs for space expansion needed in agency offices to meet trust reform implementation.

INDIAN LAND AND WATER CLAIM SETTLEMENTS AND MISCELLANEOUS PAYMENTS TO INDIANS

For payments and necessary administrative expenses for implementation of Indian land and water claim settlements pursu- ant to Public Laws 99–264, 100–580, 101–618, 111–11, and 111–
291, and for implementation of other land and water rights settle- ments, $49,475,000, to remain available until expended.

INDIAN GUARANTEED LOAN PROGRAM ACCOUNT

For the cost of guaranteed loans and insured loans, $7,748,000, of which $1,062,000 is for administrative expenses, as authorized by the Indian Financing Act of 1974: Provided, That such costs, including the cost of modifying such loans, shall be as defined in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974: Provided further, That these funds are available to subsidize total loan prin- cipal, any part of which is to be guaranteed or insured, not to exceed $113,804,510.

ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS

The Bureau of Indian Affairs may carry out the operation of Indian programs by direct expenditure, contracts, cooperative agreements, compacts, and grants, either directly or in cooperation with States and other organizations.
Notwithstanding 25 U.S.C. 15, the Bureau of Indian Affairs may contract for services in support of the management, operation, and maintenance of the Power Division of the San Carlos Irrigation Project.
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no funds available to the Bureau of Indian Affairs for central office oversight and Executive Direction and Administrative Services (except executive direction and administrative services funding for Tribal Priority Allocations, regional offices, and facilities operations and mainte- nance) shall be available for contracts, grants, compacts, or coopera- tive agreements with the Bureau of Indian Affairs under the provi- sions of the Indian Self-Determination Act or the Tribal Self-Govern- ance Act of 1994 (Public Law 103–413).
In the event any tribe returns appropriations made available by this Act to the Bureau of Indian Affairs, this action shall not diminish the Federal Government’s trust responsibility to that tribe, or the government-to-government relationship between the United

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States and that tribe, or that tribe’s ability to access future appro- priations.
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no funds available to the Bureau of Indian Education, other than the amounts provided herein for assistance to public schools under 25 U.S.C. 452 et seq., shall be available to support the operation of any elementary or secondary school in the State of Alaska.
No funds available to the Bureau of Indian Education shall be used to support expanded grades for any school or dormitory beyond the grade structure in place or approved by the Secretary of the Interior at each school in the Bureau of Indian Education school system as of October 1, 1995, except that the Secretary of the Interior may waive this prohibition to support expansion of up to one additional grade when the Secretary determines such waiver is needed to support accomplishment of the mission of the Bureau of Indian Education. Appropriations made available in this or any prior Act for schools funded by the Bureau shall be available, in accordance with the Bureau’s funding formula, only to the schools in the Bureau school system as of September 1, 1996, and to any school or school program that was reinstated in fiscal year
2012. Funds made available under this Act may not be used to establish a charter school at a Bureau-funded school (as that term is defined in section 1141 of the Education Amendments of 1978 (25 U.S.C. 2021)), except that a charter school that is in existence on the date of the enactment of this Act and that has operated at a Bureau-funded school before September 1, 1999, may continue to operate during that period, but only if the charter school pays to the Bureau a pro rata share of funds to reimburse the Bureau for the use of the real and personal property (including buses and vans), the funds of the charter school are kept separate and apart from Bureau funds, and the Bureau does not assume any obligation for charter school programs of the State in which the school is located if the charter school loses such funding. Employees of Bureau-funded schools sharing a campus with a charter school and performing functions related to the charter school’s operation and employees of a charter school shall not be treated as Federal employees for purposes of chapter 171 of title 28, United States Code.
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, including section
113 of title I of appendix C of Public Law 106–113, if in fiscal
year 2003 or 2004 a grantee received indirect and administrative
costs pursuant to a distribution formula based on section 5(f) of
Public Law 101–301, the Secretary shall continue to distribute
indirect and administrative cost funds to such grantee using the
section 5(f) distribution formula.
Funds available under this Act may not be used to establish satellite locations of schools in the Bureau school system as of September 1, 1996, except that the Secretary may waive this prohibition in order for an Indian tribe to provide language and cultural immersion educational programs for non-public schools located within the jurisdictional area of the tribal government which exclusively serve tribal members, do not include grades beyond those currently served at the existing Bureau-funded school, provide an educational environment with educator presence and academic facilities comparable to the Bureau-funded school, comply with all applicable Tribal, Federal, or State health and safety standards,

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and the Americans with Disabilities Act, and demonstrate the bene- fits of establishing operations at a satellite location in lieu of incur- ring extraordinary costs, such as for transportation or other impacts to students such as those caused by busing students extended distances: Provided, That no funds available under this Act may be used to fund operations, maintenance, rehabilitation, construc- tion or other facilities-related costs for such assets that are not owned by the Bureau: Provided further, That the term ‘‘satellite school’’ means a school location physically separated from the existing Bureau school by more than 50 miles but that forms part of the existing school in all other respects.
DEPARTMENTAL OFFICES OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY DEPARTMENTAL OPERATIONS
For necessary expenses for management of the Department of the Interior, including the collection and disbursement of royal- ties, fees, and other mineral revenue proceeds, and for grants and cooperative agreements, as authorized by law, $721,769,000, to remain available until September 30, 2017; of which not to exceed
$15,000 may be for official reception and representation expenses; and of which up to $1,000,000 shall be available for workers com- pensation payments and unemployment compensation payments associated with the orderly closure of the United States Bureau of Mines; and of which $12,618,000 for the Office of Valuation Services is to be derived from the Land and Water Conservation Fund and shall remain available until expended; and of which
$38,300,000 shall remain available until expended for the purpose of mineral revenue management activities: Provided, That notwith- standing any other provision of law, $15,000 under this heading shall be available for refunds of overpayments in connection with certain Indian leases in which the Secretary concurred with the claimed refund due, to pay amounts owed to Indian allottees or tribes, or to correct prior unrecoverable erroneous payments.

ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS

For fiscal year 2016, up to $400,000 of the payments authorized by the Act of October 20, 1976 (31 U.S.C. 6901–6907) may be retained for administrative expenses of the Payments in Lieu of Taxes Program: Provided, That no payment shall be made pursuant to that Act to otherwise eligible units of local government if the computed amount of the payment is less than $100: Provided fur- ther, That the Secretary may reduce the payment authorized by
31 U.S.C. 6901–6907 for an individual county by the amount nec- essary to correct prior year overpayments to that county: Provided further, That the amount needed to correct a prior year under- payment to an individual county shall be paid from any reductions for overpayments to ot