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AI\PROPRIATIONS ACT,

2009

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TITLE I LEGISLATIVE BRANCH SENATE
EXPENSE ALI.JOWA..~CES

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For e:Al)ense allGwances of the Vice President,

8 $20,000; the President Pro Tempore of the Senate, 9 $40,000; Majority Leader of the Senate, $40,000; Minor­
10 ity Leader of the Senate, $40,000; l\1ajority \Nhip of the 11 Senate, $10,000; Minority \Nhip of the Senate, $10,000;

13 men of the l\1ajority and l\1inority Conference Committees,
 14 $5,000 for each Chairman; and Chairmen of the Majority


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-lS-aild-l\1inority Policy Committees, $5,000 for each Chair­

16 man; in all, $]:95,660. 17
REPHESENTATION ALLOWANCES FOH THE l\1AJOHITY
Al~D l\1INORI'l'Y LEADERS

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For representation allmvances of the Majority and

20 Minority Leaders of the Senate, $15,000 for each such 21 Leader; in all, $30,000. 22 23
SALAl~IES, OFPICERS AND EMPLOYEES

For compensation of officers, employees, and others

24 as authorized by lmv, including agency contributions,

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OFFICE OF THE V1CE PRESIDENT


For the Office of the Vice President, $2,413,000.

OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT PRO 'l'EMPORE


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For the Office of the Presiden"t Pro Tempore,

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For the Office of thefi£
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OFFICES OF 'l'HE MAJORITY AND MINORI'l'Y LEADERS

For Offices of the IVIajority and Minority Leaders,

14 $4,998,000. 15 16
OFPICES OF 'l'HE MAJORITY AND MINORI'l'Y WHIPS

For Offices of the Majority and Minority Whips,

17 $3,096,000. 18
COMMI'l'TEE ON APPROPRIArrIONS

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For salaries of the Committee on Appropriations,

20 $15,200,000. 21 22
CONFERENCE C01VIMITTEES

For the Conference of the IVIajority and the Con­

23 ference of the IVfinority, at rates of compensation to be 24 fixed by the Chairman of each such committee,

25 $1,655,000 for each such committee; in all, $3,310,000.

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- 1 OFFICES·OYTHE SECRETARIES ·OF TIlE ·CONFERENCE OF

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'l'HE IVIAJORI'l'Y\A.ND 'l'HE CONFERENCE OF THE MINORITY

For Offices of the Secretaries of the Conference of

4 the IVlajority and the Conference of the IVIinority,
5 $814,000. 6
POLICY COl\1MI'l'TEES

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For salaries of the IVlajority Policy Committee and

8 the IVlinority Policy Committee, $1,690,000 for each such 9 committee; in all, $3,380,000. 10 11 12 13 14
OFFICE OP THE CI-IAPLAlK

For Office of the Chaplain, $397,000.
OFFICE OF THE SECRE'l'ARY

For Office of the Secretary, $24,020,000.
OFFICE OF 'l'HE SERGEANT A'l' ARMS A.ND DOOHXEEPER

.15--- -_. For Office of the Serg'eant aLArms and Doorkeeper,
16 $66,800,000. 17 18 19
OFFICES OF THE SECRETARIES FOR THE MAJORI'l'Y AND MINORITY

For Offices of the Secretary for the IVlajority and the

20 Secretary for the lVlinority, $1,758,000. 21 22
AGENCY CONTRIBUTIONS AND RELA'l'ED EXPENSES

For agency contributions for employee benefits, as

23 authorized by law, and related e:A.rpenses, $44,693,000. 24 25
OFFICE OF 'l'HE LEGISLNfrVE COUNSEL OF THE SENA'l'E

For salaries and e:A.rpenses of the Office of the Legisla­

26 tive Counsel of the Senate, $6,743,000.

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For salaries and eArpenses of the Office of Senate

3 Legal Counsel, $1,484,000.
4 EXPENSE ALLOWANCES OF 'l'HE SECRETARY OF TIlE

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SENATE , SERGEANT AT ARMS AND DOORKEEPEH OF' THE SENATE, AND SECRETARIES FOR THE MAJOH­ ITY AND MINORITY OF THE SENA'l'E

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For eArpense allowances of the Secretary of the Sen­

9 ate, $7,500; Serg'eant at Arms and Doorkeeper of the Sen­ 10 ate, $7,500; Secretary for the Majority of the Senate, 11 $7,500; Secretary for the Minority of the Senate, $7,500; 12 in all, $30,000. 13 14 15
CONTINGENT EXPENSES OF THE SENATE INQUIRIES AND INVES'l'IGATIONS

For eArpenses of inquiries and investigations ordered

16 by the Senate, or conducted under paragraph 1 of rule 17 XXVI of the Standing Rules of the Senate, section 112 18 of the Supplemental Appropriations and Rescission Act, 19 1980 (Public Law 96-304), and Senate Resolution 281, 20 96th Congress, ag'reed to March 11, 1980, $137,400,000. 21 22 23
EXPENSES OF' THE UNITED STA'l'ES SENATE CAUCUS ON INTERNATIONAL NARCOTICS CONTROL

For eArpenses of the United States Senate Caucus on

24 International Narcotics Control, $520,000.

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1 --- ----------~-SECRE'l'ARYOF-THE SENATE-­ 

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For eA'J)eI\ses of the Office of the Secretary of the .
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3 Senate, $2,000,000.
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SERGEANT AT ARMS AND DOORKEEPER OF THE SENATE

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For eA'J)enses of the Office of the Sergeant at Arms

6 and Doorkeeper of the Senate, $153,601,000, which shall 7 remain available until September 30, 2013.
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MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS

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For miscellaneous items,

$i*),804,OOO~~ 'J Ot.Js, OQJ

10 to $500,000 shall be made available for a pilot program 11 for mailing's of postal patron postcards by Senators for 12 the purpose of providing notice of a town meeting' by a 13 Senator in a county (or equivalent unit of local g'overn­ 14 ment) at which the Senator will personally attend: Pro­
15 vided, That any amount allocated to a Senator for such

16 mailing shall not exceed 50 percent of the cost of the mail­ 17 ing and the remaining cost shall be paid by the Senator 18 from other funds available to the Senator.
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SENATORS' OFFICIAL PERSONNEL AND OFFICE EXPENSE ACCOUNT

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For Senators' Official Personnel and Office Expense

22 Account, $400,000,000. 23 24
OFFICIAL MAIL COSTS

For eArpenses necessary for official mail costs of the

25 Senate, $300,000.

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1 2 ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS SEC. 1. GROSS RATE OP COMPENSATION IN OPv'ICES

3 OP SENATORS. Effective on and after October 1, 2008, 4 each of the dollar amounts contained in the table under 5 section 105(d)(1)(A) of the Legislative Branch Appropria­ 6 tions Act, 1968 (2 U.S.C. 61-1(d)(1)(A)) shall be deemed 7 to be the dollar amounts in that table, as adjusted by law 8 and in effect on September 30, 2008, increased by an ad­ 9 ditional $50,000 each. 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 SEC. 2. CONSUL'rANrrs. (a) IN GENERAL.­ (1) The first sentence of section 101(a) of the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1977 (2 U.S.C. 61h-6 (a)) is amended by striking "eight individual consultants" and inserting "nine individual consult­ ants". (2) The second sentence of section 101(a) of the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1977 (2

U.S.C. 61h-6(a)) is amended by striking "two indi­ vidual consultants" and inserting "three individual consultants". (b) EFFEcrrlVE DATE.-rrhis section shall take effect

22 on the date of enactment of this Act and shall apply to 23 fiscal year 2009 and each fiscal year thereafter.

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HOUSE OF

REPRESENTATIVES

SALAHIES AND EXPENSES


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For salaries and e},.-penses of the House of Represent­

4 atives, $1,301,267,000, as follows:

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HOUSE LEADERSHIP OFFICES

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For salaries and e},.-penses, as authorized by law,
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7 -$tM;?lB,88e,- --cmcluding:

Office

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the . . 'Speaker,

8 $4,879,000, including $25,000 for official eAlJenses of the . 9 Spealter; Office of the :Majority Floor Leader, $2,436,000,
10 including $10,000 for official e},.-penses of the
MajOlit~7

11 Leader; Office of the l\finorit:y Floor Leader, $4,390,000,

1~ including- $1-0,000 .for official e},.-pensesof the l\!inority ,
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13 Leader; Office of the l\!ajority 'Whip, including the Chief

J,~) 11£1 () C(;~}"'r4"Dep;;tY"'~f~j'~ritY"Vhi~:'$~15,gee, T /	
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including $5,000 for

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15 official e},.-penses of the l\!ajority'-Vv-hip; .Office ,·of. the l\1i­

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nority \\7hip, including the Chief Deputy

l\~inority

\\7hip, .

17 $1;530,00e, including $5,000 for official e},.l)enses of the

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18 l\!inority \\7hip; Speaker's Office for Legislative Floor Ac­ 19tivities,
$501,000;

Republican

Steering

20 $950,000; R€publican

Conference, .$1,6'V7,UUQ; R€pub-

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comn~1ittee, :J.. ·~1171 000

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21 lican Policy Committee, $337,000; Democratic Steering


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22 and Policy Committee, $1,315,000; Democratic Caucus,
 23 $l;fi49,Oee; nine minority employees, $1,502,000; train­ 24 ing and program development-majority, $290,000; train­ 25 mg and prog'ram development-minority,
$290,000;

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10 1 ·Cloakroom Personnel-majority, $476,000; and Cloak­
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:MEl\1BERS' REPHESENTATIONAL ALLowANCES INCLUD­ ING l\1:EMBERS' CLERK HIRE, OFFICIAL EXPENSES OF :MEMBERS, AND OFFICIAL MAIL

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For l\1:embers' representational allowances, including

7 l\1:embers' clerk hire, official expenses, and official mail, 8 $609,000,000.

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COMMITTEE EMPLOYEES STANDING COMMITTEES, SPECIAL AND SELECT

For salaries and e:x-penses of standing committees,

12 . special and select, authorized by House resolutions, 13 $154,000,000: Provided, That such amount shall remain 14 available for such salaries and eA-penses until December 15 31,2010, except that $9,500,000 of such amount shall 16 remain available until eA-pended for committee room up­ 17 grading. 18 . 19
COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIA1'IONS

:f~I)~()bJQ)O )'~20'~-;;~;j~:S~e8,09Q, including studies and exanllna­
21 tions of executive agencies and temporary personal serv­ 22 ices for such c0l11l111ttee, to be expended in accordance with 23 section 202 (b) of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 24 1946 and to be available for reimbursement to agencies 25 for services performed: Provided, That such amount shall

For salaries and e:x-penses of the Comnuttee

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remainavaila~le
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for-sllch -sahrrieg-ande2l..'})enses until De-

2 cember 31, 201'r.

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SALARIES, OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES

For compensation and e2l..'})enses of officers and em­

5 ployees, as authorized by law, $187,954,000, including: 6 for salaries and e2l..1)enses of the Office of the Clerk, includ­ 7 ing not more than $23,000, of which not more than 8 $20,000 is for the Family Room, for official representa­ 9 tion and reception e2l..'})enses, $27,457,000, of which 10 $500,000 shall remain available until December 31, 2010 11 and $2,060,000 shall remain available until e2l..'})ended; for 12 salaries and e2l..'})enses of the Office of the Sergeant at 13 Arms, including the position. of Superintendent of Ga­ 14 rages, and including not more than $3,000 for official rep­ ISresentatioil arid reception e2l..'})enses, $8,355,000; for sala­ 16 ries and e2l..'})enses of the Office of the Chief Administrative 17 Officer, including not more than $3,000 for official rep­ 18 resentation and reception e2l..'})enses, $125,838,000, of 19 which $7,057,000 shall remain available until e2l..'})ended; 20 for salaries and e2l..'})enses of the Office of the Inspector 21 General, $4,945,000; for salaries and e2l..'})enses of the Of­ 22 fice of Emergency Planning, Preparedness and Oper­ 23 ations, $3,974,000, to remain available until e2l..'})ended; for 24 salaries and e2l..'})enses of the Office of General Counsel, 25 $1,357,000; for the Office of the Chaplain, $173,000; for

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 1 salaries and e:A'-penses of the Office of the Parliamentariall, 2 including the Parliamentarian, $2,000 for preparing the 3 Digest of Rules, and not more than $1,000 for official rep­ 4 resentation and reception e:A'-penses, $2,007,000; for sala­ 5 ries and e:Al)enses of the Office of the Law Revision COUll­ 6 sel of the Bouse,
$a,_057,QO~0_;

for salaries and e:A'-penses

7 of the Office of the Legislative Counsel of the House, 8 $8,337,000; for salaries and e:A'-penses of the Office of 9 Interparliamentary Affairs, $777,000; for other author­

10 ized employees, $1,158,000;F .IIIM""

:hi ::r,ense8

11 of the Office of the Historittll,--$131Q,QO+L--e-,.. 12 13
ALLOWANCES AND EXPENSES

For allo-wances and e:A'-penses as authorized by House

14 resolution or law, $293,900,000, including: supplies, mate­ 15 -rials, administrative cosUf and Federal tort claims, 16 $11,656,000, of which $2,500,000 shall remain available 17 until e:Al)ended; official mail for committees, leadership of­ 18 fices, and administrative offices of the House, $201,000; 19 Government contributions for health, retirement, Social 20 Security, and other applicable employee benefits,

21 $260,703,000; supplies, materials, and other costs relating 22 to the House portion of expenses for the Capitol Visitor 23 Center, $1,900,000, to remain available until e:A'-pended; 24 Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery, $18,698,000, 25 of which $6,260,000 shall remain available until e:A'-pended;

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and for salaries and expenses of the Office of the Historian, including the costs of the House Fellows Program (including lodging and related expenses for visiting Program participants), $519,000.

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 -l-and--miscellaneousitems--including-purchase, . exchange, 2 maintenance, r\epair and operation of House motor vehi­ 3 cles, interparliamentary receptions, and gratuities to heirs 4 of deceased employees of the House, $742,000. 5 6 CHILD CARE CENTER . FQrfSalaries an_d
~A1Jenses

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of the House of Represent­

7 atives Child Care Center, such amounts as are deposited 8 in the account established by section 312(d)(1) of the Leg­ 9 islative Branch Appropriations Act, 1992 (2 U.S.C. 2062), 10 subject to the level specified in the budget of the Center, 11 as submitted to the Committee on Appropriations of the 12 House of Representatives. 13 14 ADMINIS'l'RATIVE PROVISIONS SEC. 101. (a) REQUIRING AIVroUNTS RElVIAlNING IN
ALLOWAL~CES

15 J\1EMBERS' REPR,ESENTA'l'IONAL

To BE

16 USED FOR DEFICIT REDUCTION OR To REDUCE 'l'HE

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F~DERAL

DEBT.-Notwithstanding any other provision of

18 law, any amounts appropriated under this Act for

19 "HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES-SALARIES AND 20 EXPENSES-MEMBERS' REPRESENTNfIONAL ALLOW­

21 ANCES" shall be available only for fiscal year 2009. Any 22 amount remaining after all payments are made under such 23 allowances for fiscal year 2009 shall be deposited in the 24 Treasury and used for deficit reduction (or, if there is no 25 Federal budget deficit after all such payments have been

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 I--nTadB, -for redu-cin-g the-Federal-uebt;in-su-ch-l1ranner as
 2 the Secretary of the Treasury considers appropriate). 3 (b) REGULA'l'IONS.-The Committee on House Ad­

4 ministration of the House of Representatives shall have 5 authority to prescribe regulations to carry out this section. 6 (c) DEFINITION .-As used in this section, the term

7 "]Vlember of the House of Representatives" means a Rep­ 8 resentative in, or a Delegate or Resident Commissioner 9 to, the Congress. 10 SEC. 102. (a) The Chief Administrative Officer of the

11 House of Representatives shall deposit all amounts re­

12 ceived as promotional rebates and incentives on credit card 13 purchases, balances, and payments into the House Sel'v­ 14 ices Revolving Fund under section 105 of the Leg'islative IS- Branch Appropriations Act, 2005. 16 (b) Section 105(a) of the Leg'islative Branch Appro­

17 priations Act, 2005 (2 U.S.C. 117m(a)) is amended by 18 adding at the end the following new paragraph: 19 20 21 22 "( 6) The collection of promotional rebates and incentives on credit card purchases, balances, and payments.". (c) The amendments made by this section shall apply

23 ,vith respect to fiscal year 2009 and each succeeding' fiscal 24 year.

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2 Appropriatiom\Act, 1993 (2 U.S.C. 95b) is amended by 3 adding at the end the follmving new subsection: 4 "(d) Amounts appropriated for any fiscal year for the

5 House of Representatives under the heading 'Allowances 6 andE4'})_enses'may_be_transferred to the Architect of the 7 Capitol and made available under the heading 'House Gf­ 8 fice Buildings', subject to the approval of the Committee 9 on Appropriations of the House of Representatives." . 10 (b) The amendment made by subsection (a) shall

11 apply ,vith respect to fiscal year 2009 and each succeeding 12 fiscal year. 13 SEC. 104. (a) Effective 'ivith respect to fiscal year

14 2008 and each succeeding fiscal year, the aggregate
15--iiiii<mnt othel~,rise authorized to be appropriated for a fis­

16 cal year for the lump-sum allowance for each of the fol­ 17 lmving offices is increased as follows: 18 19 20 21 22 (1) The allowance for the office of the Majority Floor Leader is increased by $200,000. (2) The allowance for the office of the Minority Floor Leader is increased by $200,000. (b) Effective ,vith respect to fiscal year 2009 and

23 each succeeding fiscal year, the ag'gTegate amount other­ 24 Virise authorized to be appropriated for a fiscal year for

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 2 is increased as follows: 3 4 5 (1) The allowance for the office of the IVlajority Whip is increased by $72,000. (2) The allowance for the office of the Minority Whip. is increased by $'(2,000. SEC. 105. (a) Section 101 of the Legislative Branch

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8 Appropriations Act, 1993 (2 U.S.C. 95b) is amended by

9 striking "transferred among" each place it appears in sub­
10 sections (a), (b), and (c)(1) and inserting "transferred 11 among and merged with".

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(b) Section 101(c)(2) of such Act (2 U.S.C. 95b(c))

13 is amended to read as follows: 14 "(2) The headings referred to in paragraph (1) are

IS-'House Leadership Offices', 'J\1embers' Representational 16 Allowances', 'Committee Employees', 'Salaries, Officers
17 and Employees', and 'Allowances and E:AlJenses'.".

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(c) The amendments made by this section shall apply

19 with respect to fiscal year 2009 and each succeeding fiscal 20 year. 21 SEC. 106. PERMITTING HOUSE CHILD CARE CENTER

22 To OFFER SERVICES FOR SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN.­ 23 Section 312(a)(1) of the Legislative Branch Appropria­ 24 tions Act, 1992 (2 U.S.C. 2062(a)(1)) is amended by 25 striking "pre-school child care" and inserting the fol­

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 ·1 Imvirrg:"pre::sfhoolchildcare-and(subjBctto the approval
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2 of regulations \by the Committee on House Administra­
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3 tion) child care for school age children other than during 4 the course of the ordinary school day".
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JOINT ITEMS

.6._.__ FQ:t Joint CQmmitt.ees~_as follows:
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J OINT ECONOMIC COMMIT'rEE

For salaries and e:Arpenses of the J oint Economic

9 Committee, $4,626,000, to be disbursed by the Secretary 10 of the Senate.
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JOINT COMMITTEE ON TAXATION

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For salaries and e:Arpenses of the Joint Committee on

13 Taxation, $10,719,000, to be disbursed by the Chief Ad­ 14 ministrative Officer of the House of Representatives.

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For other joint items, as follows:
OFFICE OF THE ATTENDING PHYSICIAN

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For medical supplies, equipment, and contingent ex­

18 penses of the emergency rooms, and for the Attending 19 Physician and his assistants, including: (1) an allowance 20 of $2,175 per month to the Attending Physician; (2) an 21 allowance of $1,300 per month to one Senior IVledical Offi­ 22 cer; (3) an allowance of $725 per month each to three 23 medical officers while on duty in the Office of the Attend­ 24 ing Physician; (4) an allowance of $725 per month to two 25 assistants and $580 per month each not to exceed 11 as­

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- l--sistants onilre-basis heretofore --provided for such assist­
 2 ants; and (5) $2,223,000 for reimbursement to the De­ 3 partment of the Navy for e:Arpenses incurred for staff and 4 equipment assigned to the Office of the Attending Physi­ 5 cian, which shall be advanced and credited to the applica­ 6 ble;;I,ppropriation or appropriations from which such sala­
7 ries, allowances, and other e:Arpenses are payable and shall

8 be available for all the purposes thereof, $3,105,000, to

9 be disbursed by the Chief Administrative Officer of the
10 House of Representatives. 11 12 13
OFFICE OF CONGRESSIONAL ACCESSIBILITY SERVICES SALARIES AND EXPENSES

For salaries and e:Arpenses of the Office of Congres­ be disbursed by

_~: _:;:n:~::::~:eS::a:~' $800,000, to
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CAPITOL GUIDE SERVICE 1\ Nt) 5 SALARIES AND EXPENSES

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f'Ec1AL SE}:""'\ll C5 offJf)
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For salaries and e:Arpenses of the Capitol Guide Serv­ $9,940,000, to be disbursed by the Secretary of the

5eRY1.(f$ OffJct
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STA'l'ElVIENTS OF APPROPRIA'l'IONS


/ For the preparation, under the direction of the Com­


23 mittees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House
 24 of Representatives, of the statements for the second ses­
 25 sion of the 110th Congress, showing appropriations made,


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1· -ilTdefinite-ap~ropriations;and -contracts- authorized, to-

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2 gether 'with a 9hronological history of the regular appro­ 3 priations bills as required by law, $30,000, to be paid to
4. the persons designated by the chairmen of such commit­

5 tees to supervise the work.
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(£APITOL~:~~
SALARIES

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For salaries of employees of the Capitol Police,

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9 eluding overtime, hazardous duty pay differential, and

10 Government contributions for health, retirement, social se­ II curity, professional liability insurance, and other applica­ 12 ble employee benefits, $248,000,000, to be disbursed by 13 the Chief of the Capitol Police or his designee.
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GENERAL EXPENSES

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For necessary eA'Penses of the Capitol Police, includ­

16 ing motor vehicles, communications and other equipment, 17 security equipment and installation, uniforms, weapons, 18 supplies, materials, training, medical services, forensic
19 services, stenogTaphic services, personal and professional

20 services, the employee assistance program, the awards pro­ 21 gram, postage, communication services, travel advances, 22 relocation of instructor and liaison personnel for the Fed­ 23 eral Law Enforcement Training Center, and not more 24 than $5,000 to be eA'Pended on the certification of the 25 Chief of the Capitol Police in connection with official rep­

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-arrdJ'eeeption--expen1)Bs-~$~775(}E}(JO

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2 disbursed by the Chief of the Capitol Police or his des­ 3 ignee: Provided, That, notwithstanding any other provision 4 of law, the cost of basic training for the Capitol Police 5 at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center for fis­ 6 .caLY~:lr 2009 shall be paid by the Secretary of Homeland 7 Security from funds available to the Department of Home­ 8 land Security. 9 10 11 ADlVIINISTRA'l'IVE PROVISION (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS) SEC. 1001. TRANSFER AUTHORITY.-Amounts ap­

12 propriated for fiscal year 2009 for the Capitol Police may 13 be transferred between the headings "SALARIES" and 14 "GENERAL EXPENSES" upon the approval of the Coml11it­

15 tees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives
16 and the Senate. 17 18 19 OFFICE OF CO]VIPLIANCE SALARIES AND EXPENSES For salaries and e2..'J)enses of the Office of Compli­

20 ance, as authorized by section 305 of the Congressional 21 Accountability Act of 1995 (2 U.S.C. 1385), $4,072,000, 22 of which $800,000 shall remain available until September 23 30, 2010: P1 ovided, That the Executive Director of the
h

24 Office of Compliance may, within the limits of available 25 appropriations, dispose of surplus or obsolete personal

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21

--l---propel'ty-by-intera-g'el1cy tr;rHsfer,
\,
donation~ -or

discal'ding:
­

2 Provided furt1ie..r, That not more than $500 may be ex­ 3 pended on the certification of the Executive Director of 4 the Office of Compliance in connection with official rep­ 5 resentation and reception e:Arpenses. 6
7

CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET OFFICE
SALARIES AND EXPENSES

8

For salaries and e:Arpenses necessary for operation of

9 the Congressional Budget Office, including not more than 10 $6,000 to be e:A1Jended on the certification of the Director 11 of the CongTessional Budg>et Office in connection with offi­ 12 cial representation and reception expenses, $44,082,000.
13

ARCHITECT OF THE CAPITOL ,
GENERAL ADMINISTRATION

14 15 -

-For salaries for the Architect of the - Capitol, and

16 other personal services, at rates of pay proVided by law;
17 for surveys and studies in connection with activities under

18 the care of the Architect of the Capitol; for all necessary
19 e:Arpenses for the general and administrative support of the

20 operations under the Architect of the Capitol including the 21 Botanic Garden; electrical substations of the Capitol, Sen­ 22 ate and House office buildings, and other facilities under 23 the jurisdiction of the Architect of the Capitol; including 24 furnishings and office equipment; including not more than 25 $5,000 for official reception and representation e:Arpenses,

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22
 --l---to--be--e}q)ended-as-tlre-:Architect--of -the-eapitul--may ap­ 2 prove; for purchase or exchange, maintenance, and oper­
 3 ation of a passenger motor vehicle, $90,659,000, of which
 4 $1,505,000 shall remain available until September 30,
 5 2013.

6
CAPITOL BUILDING


7

For all necessary e:Arpenses for the maintenance, care


8 and. operation of the Capitol, $35,840,000, of which
 9 $10,681,000 shall remain available until September 30,
 10 2013. 11 12
CAPITOL GROUNDS

For all necessary e:Arpenses for care and improvement

13 of grounds surrounding the Capitol, the Senate and House 14 office buildings, and the Capitol Power Plant, $9,649,000, 15 ··of,vhich $340;000 shall reniairi--available until September 16 30, 2013. 17 18
SENATE OFFICE BUILDINGS

For all necessary e:Arpenses for the maintenance, care

19 and operation of Senate office buildings; and furniture and 20 furnishings to be e:Arpended under the control and super­ 21 vision of the Architect of the Capitol, $69,359,000, of 22 which $9,743,000 shall remain available until September 23 30, 2013.

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-i--~--~- ~~-~--- ~ \~-HOUSE

OFFICE-BUILDINGS---

\

~~

2

For all n~?essary eArpenses for the maintenance, care

\

3 and operation of the House office buildings, $65,814,000, 4 of which $19,603,000 shall remain available until Sep­ 5 tember 30, 2013.
6
___________ CAPIT9L POWER
PLANT

7

For all necessary eArpenses for the maintenance, care

8 and operation of the Capitol Power Plant; lighting, heat­ 9 ing, power (including the purchase of electrical energy) 10 and 'water and se\ver services for the Capitol, Senate and 11 House office buildings, Library of Congress buildings, and 12 the grounds about the same, Botanic Garden, Senate ga­ 13 rage, and air conditioning refrigeration not supplied from 14 plants in any of such buildings; heating the Government

15 PrintIng Office aIid Washington City Post Office, and
16 heating and chilled water for air conditioning for the Su­ 17 preme Court Building, the Union Station complex, the 18 Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building and the 19 Folger Shakespeare Library, expenses for which shall be

20 advanced or reimbursed upon request of the Architect of
21 the Capitol and amounts so received shall be deposited 22 into the Treasury to the credit of this appropriation,

23 $149,042,000, of ,vhich $63,570,000 shall remain avail­ 24 able until September 30, 2013: Provided, That not more 25 than $8,000,000 of the funds credited or to be rein:lbursed

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24

1 --t(f-this-appropri-ation-·· as-herein· provided-shaU-be-available


2 for obligation during fiscal year 2009.

3

LIBRARY BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS


4


For all necessary e:Arpenses for the mechanical and

5 structural maintenance, care and operation of the Library 6 buildings and grounds, $39,094,000, of which

7 $13,640,000 shall remain available until September 30, 8 2013. 9
1
CAPITOL POLICE BUILDINGS,

°

GROUNDS~D S;--CU-l-n-'l'-y-""'1f­
T

For all necessary e:Arpenses for the maintenance, care


11 and operation of buildings, grounds and security enhance­
12 ments of the United States Capitol Police, wherever 10­

13 cated, the Alternate Computer Facility, and AOC security

14 operations, $18,996,000, of which $3,497,000 shall re­

--JS--i11aitiavaila15le-illitil· Septeniber 30, 2013.
16
17
BO'I'ANIC GARDEN

For all necessary e:Arpenses for the maintenance, care

18 and operation of the Botanic Garden and the nurseries,

19 buildings, grounds, and collections; and purchase and ex­
20 change, maintenance, repair, and operation of a passenger
21 motor vehicle; all under the direction of the Joint Com­

22 mittee on the Library, $10,906,000, of which $2,055,000 23 shall remain available until September 30, 2013: Pmvided,
24 That of the amount made available under this heading,

25 the Architect may obligate and e:Arpend such sums as may

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25

1 be necessarytCJ!'-the-mairrtenance, care and operation of
\

2 the' National Garden established under section 307E of

3 the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1989 (2
4 U.S.C. 2146), upon vouchers approved by the Architect

5 or a duly authorized designee.
6
CAPITOL VISITOR CENTER

7

For an additional amount for the Capitol Visitor Cen­

8 tel' project, $31,124,000, to remain available until ex­ 9 pended, and in addition, $9,103,000 for Capitol Visitor 10 Center operations costs: Provided, That the Architect of

lIthe Capitol may not obligate any of the funds which are
12 made available for the Capitol Visitor Center project with­

13 out an obligation plan approved by the Committees on Ap­
14 propriations of the Senate and House of Representatives.

T5-----­
16

ADMINIs'i'RAnvE PROVISIONS
00&0....<..-...... (a) COLLEcrrION AND SALE OF RECYCLA­

BLE J\!lArrERIALS.­

18

(1) ESTABLISHMENT OF PROGRAlVI:.-The Ar­

19

chitect of the Capitol shall establish a program for the collection and sale of recyclable materials col­ lected from or on the Capitol building's and grounds, in accordance with the procedures applicable under subchapter III of chapter 5 of subtitle I of title 40, United States Code to the sale of surplus property by an executive agency.

20
21

22

23 24
25

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26

-1------­ - \ OTHER P~OGRAIVIs.-The program established under
\

(-2)-\ExCLUSION-OFMA'l'ERIAUS-SUHJECT TO

2 3 4
5

this section shall not apply with respect to any mate­ rials viThich are subject to collection and sale under­
(A)

the third undesigl.1ated paragraph the center heading "MISCELLA­

6

under

7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23

NEGUS" in the first section of the Act entitled "An Act making appropriations for sundry civil eAl)enses of the government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and eighty-three, and for other purposes", approved August 7, 1882 (2 U.S.C. 117); (B) section 104(a) of the Legislative

Branch Appropriations Act, 1987 (as enacted by reference in identical form by section 101(j) of Public Law 99-500 and Public Law 99-591) (2 U.S.C. 117e); (C) the Senate waste recycling program re­ ferred to in section 4 of the Leg'islative Branch Appropriations Act, 2001 (2 U.S.C. 121f); or (D) any other authorized progTam for the collection and sale of recyclable materials. (b) REVOLVING FUND.­

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1

(1) IN GENERAL.-There is established in the Treasury a revolving fund for the Office of the Ar­ chitect of the Capitol, which shall consist of­ (A) proceeds from the sale of recyclable materials under the progTam established under this section; and (B) such amounts as may be appropriated under law. (2) USE OF FUND.-Anlounts in the revolving: fund established under paragraph (1) shall be avail­ able without fiscal year limitation to the Architect of the Capitol, subject to the Architect providing prior notice to the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and Senate­ (A) to carry out the progTam established under this section; (B) to carry out authorized programs and activities of the Architect to improve the envi­ ronment; and
(C) to carry out authorized programs and

2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10

11 12
13 14 15

16
17

18
19
20

21

activities of the Architect to promote energy savmgs. (c) EFFEc'rIVE DATE.-This section shall apply with

22 23

24 respect to each of the fiscal years 2009 through 2013.

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\

(a-) PERMIT'l'INGLEASING-OFSPACE.-­

\

2 Subject to the'\availability of funds, the Architect of the 3 Capitol may acquire real property by lease for the use of 4 the Library of Congress in any State or the District of 5 Columbia if­ 6 7 (1) the Architect of the Capitol and the Librar­ ian of CongTess submit a joint request for the Archi­ tect to lease the property to the Joint Committee on the Library and to the Committees on Appropria­ tions of the House of Representatives and Senate; and (2) the Joint Committee on the Library and the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Rep­ resentatives and Senate each approve the request. (b) TRANSFER OF FUNDs.-Subject to the approval

8
9
10 11 12 13
14

15

16 of the Joint Committee on the Library and the Commit­

17 tees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives 18 and the Senate, the Architect of the Capitol and the Li­
19 brarian of CongTess may transfer between themselves ap­

20 propriations or other available funds to pay the costs in­
21 curred in acquiring real property pursuant to the author­

22 ity of this section and the costs of necessary e),..l)enses in­ 23 curred in connection with the acquisition of the property.

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1

(C) LIMIT ON OBLIGATIONS.-No obligation entered

2 into pursuant to the authority of this section shall be in 3 advance of, or in excess of, available appropriations. 4 (d) EFFEC'l'IVE DATE.-This section shall apply with

5 respect to fiscal year 2009 and each succeeding fiscal year. 6 7 8 LIBRARY OF CONGRESS SALARIES
AND

EXPENSES

For necessary eA'})enses of the Library of CongTess

9 not othenvise provided for, including development and
10 maintenance of the Library's catalogs; custody and custo­
11 dial care of the Library buildings; special clothing; clean­

12 ing, laundering and repair of uniforms; preservation of

13 motion pictures in the custody of the Library; operation
14 and maintenance of the Anlerican Folklife Center in the 15 Library; preparation and distribution of catalog records

16 and other publications of the Library; hire or purchase
17 of one passenger motor vehicle; and eA'})enses of the Li­

18 brary of Congress Trust Fund Board not properly charge­ 19 able to the income of any trust fund held by the Board,
20 $419,030,000, of which not more than $6,000,000 shall
21 be derived from collections credited to this appropriation

22 during fiscal year 2009, and shall remain available until 23 eA'})ended, under the Act of June 28, 1902 (chapter 1301; 24 32 Stat. 480; 2 U.S.C. 150) and not more than $350,000
"

25 shall be derived from collections during fiscal year 2009

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30
 1 and shall rentain available until .e:A'Pended for the develop­
\
\

2 ment and mail\tenance of an international legal informa­ \ 3 tion database and activities related thereto: Provided, 4 That the Library of Congress may not obligate or e:A'Pend 5 any funds derived from collections under the Act of June 6 28, 1902, in excess of the amount authorized for obliga­ 7 tion or e:A'Penditure in appropriations Acts: Provided fur­ 8 ther, That the total amount available for obligation shall 9 be reduced by the amount by which collections are less 10 than $6,350,000: Provided further, That of the total
11 amount appropriated, $1 7,959,000 shall remain available

12 until September 30, 2011 for the partial acquisition of 13 books, periodicals, newspapers, and all other materials in­ 14 eluding subscriptions for bibliographic services for the Li­ -15 brar:Y,-iiicludiiig$40;000 to be available solely for the pur­ 16 chase, when specifically approved by the Librarian, of spe­ 17 cial and unique materials for additions to the collections: 18 Provided further, That of the total amount appropriated, 19 not more than $12,000 may be e:A'Pended, on the certifi­ 20 cation of the Librarian of Congress, in connection with 21 official representation and reception e:A'Penses for the 22 Overseas Field Offices: Provided further, That of the total 23 amount appropriated, $7,170,000 shall remain available 24 until e:A'Pended for the digital collections and educational 25 curricula program: Provided further, That of the total

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31 1 amount appropriated, $1,495,000 shall remain available 2 until expended, and shall be transferred to the Abraham 3 Lincoln Bicentennial Commission for carrying out the pur­ 4 poses of Public Law 106-173, of which $10,000 may be 5 used for official representation and reception expenses of 6 the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission: Provided

7 further, That of the total amount appropriated, $560,000
8 shall be transferred to the Federal Library and Informa­

9 tion Center's FEDLINK ProgTam: Provided further, That 10 of the total amount appropriated, $190,000 shall be used 11 to provide a grant to the New York Historical Society for 12 the digitization of its collection: Provided further, That of 13 the total amount appropriated, $95,000 shall be used to 14 provide a gTant to the University of Florida for develop­ 15 ment of a library of original case studies. 16 17 18
COPYRIGHT OFI~ICE
SALARIES AND EXPENSES

For necessary expenses of the Copyright Office,

19 $51,592,000, of which not more than $28,751,000, to re­ 20 main available until expended, shall be derived from collec­ 21 tions credited to this appropriation during fiscal year 2009 22 under section 708(d) of title 17, United States Code: Pro­
23 vided, That the Copyright Office may not obligate or ex­

24 pend any funds derived from collections under such sec­ 25 tion, in excess of the amount authorized for obligation or

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32
 ·1 ~-expelTditure
in~

2 not more than '~4,564,000 shall be derived from collections 3 during fiscal year 2009 under sections 111(d)(2),

\\

appropriations Acts:Providedfudher; That

4 119(b)(2), 803(e), 1005, and 1316 of such title: Provided

5 further, That the total amount available for oblig'ation
6 shall be reduced by the amount by which collections are 7 less than $33,315,000: Provided further, That not more 8 than $100,000 of the amount appropriated is available for 9 the maintenance of an "International Copyright Institute" 10 in the Copyright Office of the Library of Congress for the 11 purpose of training nationals of developing countries in 12 intellectual property laws and policies: Provided further, 13 That not more than $4,250 may be eAlJended, on the cer­ 14 tification of the Librarian of Congress, in connection with .~
~T5~-offiCiar-fepi';esenlafiori ~aild

reception expenses for activities

16 of the International Copyright Institute and for copyright 17 delegations, visitors, and seminars: Provided further, That 18 notwithstanding any provision of chapter 8 of title 17, 19 United States Code, any amounts made available under 20 this heading which are attributable to royalty fees and 21 payments received by the Copyright Office pursuant to 22 sections 111, 119, and chapter 10 of such title may be 23 used for the costs incurred in the administration of the 24 Copyrig'ht Royalty Judges program, with the exception of

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 -1 -the
costs-of-satariesaI1d-oeTIefits-forthe-eopyright-Roya1t~r

2 Judges and staff under section 802(e). 3 4
 5

CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE
 SALARIES AND EXPENSES


For necessary eArpenses to carry out the provisions

6.. of.. ~ectiQn. .203 Qf_theLegislatiYe.Re.Qrganization Act of
7 1946 (2 U.S.C. 166) and to revise and extend the Anno­

8 tated Constitution of the United States of America,
9 $107,323,000: Provided, That no part of such amount 10 may be used to pay any salary or expense in connection 11 with any publication, or preparation of material therefor 12 (except the Digest of Public General Bills), to be issued 13 by the Library of Congress unless such publication has 14 obtained prior approval of either the Committee on House

--15

Administi~ation·

of the House of Representatives or the

16 Committee on Rules and Administration of the Senate. 17 BOOKS FOR THE BLIND 18 19
A.~D PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED

SALARIES AND EXPENSES

For salaries and expenses to carry out the Act of

20 IVIarch 3, 1931 (chapter 400; 46 Stat. 1487; 2 U.S.C. 21 135a), $68,816,000, of which $30,155,000 shall remain 22 available until eArpended: Provided, That of the total 23 amount appropriated, $650,000 shall be available to con­ 24 tract to provide newspapers to blind and physically handi­ 25 capped residents at no cost to the individual.

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34
 -1

---..

.--------- 'ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS­

\,

(?O'

SEC.

.\' INCENTIVE AWARDS PROGRAM.-Of the

3 amounts appropriated to the Library of Congress in this
4 Act, not more than $5,000 may be. e:A.rpended, on the cer­

5 tification of the Librarian of Congress, in connection with

6 . official representation aIld reception e:A.rpenses for the in­
7 centive awards program.
8

·SEC.

. REIMBURSABLE AND REVOLV1NG FUND

9 ACTIVI'l'IES. (a) IN GENERAL.-For fiscal year 2009, the 10 obligational authority of the Library of CDngress for the 11 activities described in subsection (b) may not exceed 12 $134,212,000. 13 (b) ACTIVI'l'IES.-The activities referred to in sub­

14 section (a) are reimbursable and revolving fund activities 15 -tl1at are funded from sources other than appropriations 16 to the Library in appropriations Acts for the legislative 17 branch. 18 (c) TRANSFER OF FUNDS.-During fiscal year 2009,

19 the Librarian of Congress may temporarily transfer funds 20 appropriated in this Act, under the heading "Library of 21 Congress", under the subheading "Salaries and ex­ 22 peuses", to the revolving fund for the FEDLINK Program 23 and the Federal Research Program established under sec­ 24 tion 103 of the Library of Congress Fiscal Operations Im­ 25 provement Act of 2000 (Public Law 106-481; 2 U.S.C.

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. -j---182c ):P1~oviaed~-That-the--total··amDunt-Dfsm~h transfers 2 may not exceed $1,900,000: Provided further, That the ap­ 3 propriate revolving fund account shall reimburse the Li­ 4 brary for any amounts transferred to it before the period f availability of the Library appropriation eArpires.
SEC. .

..TEANSF.EJLAUTHQRITY. (a) IN GK\­

7 ERAL.-An10unts appropriated for fiscal year 2009 for the 8 Library of Congress may be transferred during fiscal year 9 2009 bet\veen any of the headings under the heading "Li­ 10 brary of CongTess" upon the approval of the Committees lIon Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Rep­ 12 resentatives. 13 (b) LIMITA'l'ION.-Not more than 10 percent of the

14 total amount of funds appropriated to the account under 15 any heading under the heading "Library of CongTess" for 16 fiscal year 2009 may be transferred from that account by 17 all transfers made under subsection (a). 18 SEC. . ABRAHAM LINCOLN BICENTENNIAl.. CO)1­

19 MISSION. Section 5(d) of the Abraham Lincoln Bicenten­ 20 nial Commission Act (36 U.S.C. note prec. 101; Public 21 Law 106-173) is amended by striking "that member may 22 continue to serve on the Commission for not longer than 23 the 30-day period beginning on the date that member 24 ceases to be a Member of Congress" and inserting "that

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36
 1 member maYfontinuBtu-sBrve on the-Commission for the
\

2 life of the Comtrission". 3
4

GOVERNIVIENT PRINTING OFFICE
CONGRESSIONAL PRINTING AND BINDING
 (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

5

_.6

_ For cmt.h()dzed printing and binding for the Congress

7 and the distribution of CongTessional information in any 8 format; printing and binding for the Architect of the Cap­ 9 itol; e:Arpenses necessary for preparing the semimonthly 10 and session index to the Congressional Record, as author­ 11 ized by law (section 902 of title 44, United States Code); 12 printing and binding of Government publications author­ 13 ized by law to be distributed to Members of Congress; and 14 printing, binding, and distribution of Government publica­ f5- tions authorized by law to be distributed without charge 16 to the recipient, $96,828,000: Provided, That this appro­ 17 priation shall not be available for paper copies of the per­ 18 manent edition of the CongTessional Record for individual 19 Representatives, Resident Commissioners or Delegates au­ 20 thorized under section 906 of title 44, United States Code: 21 Provided further, That this appropriation shall be available 22 for the payment of obligations incurred under the appro­ 23 priations for similar purposes for preceding fiscal years:

24 Provided further, That notwithstanding the 2-year limita­
25 tion under section 718 of title 44, United States Code,

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37

1 -- l1n-ne-afthe- funds appropriated ormaue- 3:vailable under 2 this Act or any other Act for printing and binding and 3 related services provided to Congress under chapter 7 of 4 title 44, United States Code, may be mo,.rpended to print 5 a document, report, or publication after the 27 -month pe­ 6 riod beginning on the date that such document, report, 7 or publication is authorized by Congress to be printed, un­ 8 less Congress reauthorizes such printing in accordance 9 'with section 718 of title 44, United States Code: Provided
10 further, That any unobligated or une:xrpended balances in

11 this account or accounts for similar purposes for preceding' 12 fiscal years may be transferred to the Government Print­ 13 ing Office revolving fund for carrying out the purposes of 14 this heading, subject to the approval of the Committees

-15 on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and
16 Senate.
17 18 19
OFFICE OF SUPERINTENDEN'l' OF DOCUMENTS SALARIES AND EXPENSES (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

20

For e:xrpenses of the Office of Superintendent of Doc­

21 uments necessary to provide for the cataloging and index­ 22 ing of Government publications and their distribution to 23 the public, l\1:embers of Congress, other Government agen­
.24 cies, and designated depository and international exchange

25 libraries as authorized by law, $38,744,000: Provided, 26 That amounts of not more than $2,000,000 from current

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38
 tye-a-r -appropriations-are authorized for producing and dis­ 2 seminating Cd\~gTessional serial sets and other related 3 publications for fiscal years 2007 and 2008 to depository 4 and other desig'nated libraries: Provided further, That any 5 unobligated or une:b..rpended balances in this account or ac­ 6 countsJ.Qr similarpJJfPQsesJorpreceding fiscal years may 7 be transferred to the Government Printing Office revolv­ 8 ing fund for carrying out the purposes of this heading, 9 subject to the approval of the Com111ittees on Appropria­
10 tions of the House of Representatives and Senate. 11 12
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE REVOLVING FUND

\

For payment to the Government Printing Office Re­

13 volving Fund, $4,995,000 for information technology de­ 14 velopment and facilities repair: Provided, That the Gov­

lS--ernment Printing Office is hereby authorized to make such 16 e:b..rpenditures, within the limits of funds available and in
17 accordance virith law, and to make such contracts and com­ 18 mitments virithout regard to fiscal year limitations as pro­ 19 vided by section 9104 of title 31, United States Code, as

20 may be necessary in carrying out the programs and pur­
21 poses set forth in the budget for the current fiscal year

22 for the Government Printing' Office revohring fund: Pro­
23 vided further, That not more than $5,000 may be ex­

24 pended on the certification of the Public Printer in connec­ 25 tion "rith official representation and reception expenses:

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39


-1 .-Provided furth73r;-That-the revolvingfund-slTalibe availahIe
2 for the hire or purchase of not more than 12 passenger

3 motor vehicles: Provided fw'iher, That eAlJenditures in con­
4 nection ·with travel eAlJenses of the advisory councils to 5 the Public Printer shall be deemed necessary to carry out

_.6_ the _prQ.vi~iQl1Sof titJe44,United States Code: Provided
7 further, That the revolving- fund shall be available for tem­ 8 porary or intermittent services under section 3109(b) of 9 title 5, United States Code, but at rates for individuals
10 not more than the daily equivalent of the annual rate of

11 basic pay for level V of the Executive Schedule under sec­
12 tion 5316 of such title: Provided further, That activities

13 financed throug-h the revolving fund may provide inform3­
14 tion in any format: Provided further, That the revolving

15 fund and -the -funds provided under the headings "Office
16 of Superintendent of Documents" and "Salaries and Ex­
17 penses" may not be used for contracted security sel,rjces 18 at GPO's passport facility in the District of Columbia. 19

GOVERNl\1ENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE
SALARIES AND EXPENSES

20
21

For necessary expenses of the Government Account­

22 ability Office, including not more than $12,500 to be ex­

23 pended on the certification of the Comptroller General of
24 the United States in connection with official representa­ 25 tion and reception eAlJenses; temporary or intermittent

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40
 -1 . Sel."Vices u1Tdersection3109cb)of title --5,- United- States
\,

2 Code, but at rates for individuals not more than the daily

\ 3 equivalent of the annual rate of basic pay for level IV of

4 the Executive Schedule under section 5315 of such title; 5 hire of one passenger motor vehicle; advance payments in

6 Jm:eigILG.QnntxiBs jna...ccordance 'ivith section 3324 of title
7 31, United States Code; benefits comparable to those pay­ 8 able under sections 901(5), (6), and (8) of the Foreign 9 Service Act of 1980 (22 U.S.C. 4081(5), (6), and (8)); 10 and under regulations prescribed by the Comptroller Gen­

U eral of the United States, rental of living quarters in for­
12 eign countries, $531,000,000: PTOvided, That not more

13 than $5,375,000 of payments received under section 782
14 of title 31, United States Code, shall be available for use

. -rs- iJi-fiscaryear 2009: Provided further,

That not more than

16 $2,260,000 of reimbursements received under section 17 9105 of title 31, United States Code, shall be available

18 for use in fiscal year 2009: PTOvided further, That this
19 appropriation and appropriations for administrative ex­

20 penses of any other department or agency ·which is a mem­
21 ber of the National Intergovernmental Audit Forum or a

22 Regional Intergovernmental Audit Forum shall be avail­ 23 able to finance an appropriate share of either Forum's 24 costs as determined by the respective Forum, including 25 necessary travel e:A1Jenses of non-Federal participants:

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1 Provided jurther,-- That paYIl1entshereunder to the Forum

2 may be credited as reimbursements to any appropriation 3 from 'which costs involved are initially financed. 4 SEC.
ADMINISTRATIVE

PROVISION~

. (a) Section 772 of title 31, United States

(b) Title 31, United States Code, is amended

1) In section 735(a), by striking'

o
1

and (dJ ' and inserting "or 77 5(b)". (2) II the second sentence striking "or,' an election is
0

section 773(a),

b~T

2

3
)(2), by striking "or while

sections (a) and (b) and through (f) as subs ctions (a) through (d); in subsection (a)

(i) by striking "sections 7 and inserting "section 773", and (ii) by striking "subsection inserting "subsection (b)";

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(d)" and

(5) In section 775 (d)" and inserti

"section

777 (b), by stn ing the first sen­
1 1

tence. e of sections for subchapte V of chapter
~6ftitle

176f subtitle
1 1 1

31, United States Code,

I

the item relating to section 772. The amendments made by this section shall respect to any individual who is serving as Co roller General on or after the date of the enactment of

. REPEAL Al'JD IVloDIFICATION OF CERTAIN
22 REPORTING REQUIREMENTS. (a) SPECTRUM RELOCATION 23 FUND TRANSFERS.-Section 118(e)(1)(B) of the National 24 Telecommunications and Information Administration Or­ 25 ganization Act (47 U.S.C. 928(e)(1)(B)) is amended­

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1 ( 1 ) in--clause (ii) by-adCling--"and" after the
 2 3 4 5 6 semicolon; (2) in clause (iii) by striking "; and" and in­ serting a period; and (3) by striking clause (iv). (b) USE OF FUNDS IN PROJECTS CONSTRUCTED

7 UNDER PROJEC'l'ED CosT.-Section 211(d) of the Public 8 Works and Economic Development Act of 1965 (42 9 U.S.C. 3151(d)) is amended by striking subsection (d) and 10 inserting the following: 11 "(d) REVIEW BY COMPTROI.JLER GENERAL.-r:!."he

12 Comptroller General of the United States shall regularly 13 review the implementation of this section.". 14 (c) GAO STUDY AND REPORT ON IMPACT OF SAFE;

15 HARBOR ON l\1EDIGAP POLICIEs.-Section 5201(b)(2) of 16 title V of division J of the Omnibus Consolidated and 17 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1999 (Pub­ 18 lic Law 105-277; 42 U.S.C. 1320a-7a note) is repealed. 19 (d) GAO REPORT ON DATE RAPE DRUG CAM­

20 PAIGN.-Section 7(b)(3) of the Hillary J. Farias and 21 Samantha Reid Date-Rape Drug Prohibition Act of 2000 22 (Public Law 106-172; 21 U.S.C. 801 note) is repealed. 23 (e) INSPEC'l'OR GENERAL AUDIT AND GAO REPORT FOR MEDICAID.-Section

24 ON ENROI.JLEES ELIGIBLE

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1 2108(d) of th\ Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1397hh(d))


2 is amended- \
 3
 4 5
 6 (1) in the heading by striking "AND GAO RE­ PORT"; and
 (2) by striking paragraph (3). (f) GAO REPORT. ON IVIA REGIONAL PLAN STA­

7 BILIZATION FUND.-Section 1858(e)(7) of the Social Se­ 8 curity Act (42 U.S.C. 1395w-27a(e)(7)) is repealed. 9 (g) BREAST IMPLANTS; STUDY BY COMPTROLLER

10 GENERAL.-Section 214 of the IVledical Device User Fee

11 and IVlodernization Act of 2002 (Public Law 107-250; 42
12 U.S.C. 289g-3 note) is repealed.

(h) DISPOSITION OF RIGHTS.-Section 202(b) of title . 14 35, United States Code is amended­ ·-TS·-- ----_ .. (I)-by striking' paragraph (3); and
16

13

(2) by redesig11ating paragTaph (4) as para­ gTaph (3). OPEN WORLD LEADERSHIP CENTER TRUST FUND For a payment to the Open World Leadership Center

17

18
19

20

21 Trust Fund for financing activities of the Open World

22 Leadership Center under section 313 of the Legislative 23 Branch Appropriations Act, 2001 (2 U.S.C. 1151), 24 $13,900,000.

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2 3 JOHN e.-8TENNf8CENTER FOR PUBLiC SERV1CE TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT For payrnent to the John C. Stennis Center for Pub­

4 lic Service Development Trust Fund established under 5 section 116 of the John C. Stennis Center for Public Sel'v­ 6 ice Training and Developn1entAct (2 U.S.C. 1105),

7 $430,000. 8
9 TITLE II GENERAL PROV1SIONS SEC. 201. IVIAINTENANCE AND CARE OF PRIVATE

10

11 VEHICLES. No part of the funds appropriated in this Act

12 shall be used for the maintenance or care of private vehi­ 13 cles, except for emergency assistance and cleaning as may 14 be provided under regulations relating to parking facilities
-T5 -forthe House of Representatives issued by the Committee

16 on House Administration and for the Senate issued by the
17 Committee on Rules and Administration.

18

SEC. 202. FISCAL YEAR LIMITATION. No part of the

19 funds appropriated in this Act shall remain available for 20 obligation beyond fiscal year 2009 unless eArpressly so pro­ 21 videdin this Act. 22
SEC. 203. RATES OF COMPENSATION AND DESIGNA­

23 TION. 'iVhenever in this Act any office or position not spe­ 24 cifically established by the L.egislative Pay Act of 1929 25 (46 Stat. 32 et seq.) is appropriated for or the rate of

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-1-C0I11pel1sati-ol1\or designation of any office or position ap­
\

2 propriated for\is different from that specifically estab­
3 lished by such Act, the rate of compensation and the des­

4 ignation in this Act shall be the permanent law

'~lith

re­

5 spect thereto: Provided, That the provisions in this Act
6 for the various items of official eArpenses of Members, offi­

7 cers, and committees of the Senate and House of Rep­ 8 resentatives, and clerk hire for Senators and
~!J:embers

of

9 the House of Representatives shall be the permanent law
10 with respect thereto. 11

SEC. 204. CONSULTING SERVICES. The eArpenditure

12 of any appropriation under this Act for any consulting
13 service through procurement contract, under section 3109 14 of title 5, United States Code, shall be limited to those

15 contracts where such expenditures are a matter of public
16 record and available for public inspection, except where

17 otherwise provided under existing law, or under existing
18 Executive order issued under existing law.

19

SEC. 205. AWARDS AND SETTLEMENTS. Such sums

20 as may be necessary are appropriated to the account de­
21 scribed in subsection (a) of section 415 of the Congres­

22 sional Accountability Act of 1995 (2 U.S.C. 1415(a)) to 23 pay awards and settlements as authorized under such sub­ 24 section.

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1

-SEC. 2 06~-eosrrs oFbBFMG.--A:mounts- available for

2 administrative eA.'})enses of any legislative branch entit;v

3 viThich participates in the Legislative Branch Financial 4 IVlanagers Council (LBFMC) established by charter on 5 IVlarch 26, 1996, shall be available to finance an appro­

6 priate _shar~ of LBFMC _costs as determined by the
7 LBFIVIC, except that the total LBFMC costs to be shared
8 among all participating legislative branch entities (in such 9 allocations among the entities as the entities may deter­

10 mine) may not exceed $2,000. 11 SEC. 207. LANDSCAPE MArNTENA."'\TCE. The Architect

12 of the Capitol, in consultation with the District of Colum­ 13 bia, is authorized to maintain and improve the landscape 14 features, excluding streets in the irregular shaped grassy -15 areas bounded by \¥ashington Avenue SW on the north­ 16 east, Second Street SW on the west, Square 582 on the 17 south, and the beg'inning of the 1-395 tunnel on the south­

18 east.
19 SEC. 208. LIMITATION ON TRAl'\TSFERS. None of the

20 funds made available in this Act may be transferred to
21 any department, agency, or instrumentality of the United
22 States Government, except pursuant to a transfer made

23 by, or transfer authority provided in, this Act or any other
24 appropriation Act.

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APPROP.

t- -----SEC;--209\. GUIDED TOURS OF THE CAPITOL: (a) Ex­
\
.

2 cept as provide'~ in subsection (b), none of the funds made


3 available to the Architect of the Capitol in this Act may
 4 be used to eliminate guided tours of the United States
 5 Capitol \vhich are led by employees and interns of offices


6 _.9f IVIel11bersof Congress _ and other offices of the House

7 of Representatives and Senate.

8

(b) At the direction of the Capitol Police Board, or


9 at the direction of the Architect of the Capitol with the


10 approval of the Capitol Police Board, guided tours of the
 11 United States Capitol which are led by employees and in­

12 terns described in subsection (a) may be suspended tempo­
 13 rarily or othenvlse subject to restriction for security or re­ 14 lated reasons to the same e:A'tent as guided tours of the
 15 United States Capitol which are led by the Architect of
 16 the Capitol.

17

SEC. 210. LnvIITATION ON CERTAIN INSPECTOR

'-------'(5


18 GENERAL AUTHORITY TO USE FIREARMS. None of the


19 funds made available in tlus Act may be used by the In­

20 spector General of the Architect of the Capitol or the In­ 
 21 spector General of the Library of Congress to purchase,

22 maintain, or carry any firearm.
 23


This division may be cited as the "Legislative Branch

24 Appropriations Act, 2009".


				
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