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“Taken from P.L. 106-113
TITLE III--FISCAL YEAR 2000 OFFSETS AND RESCISSIONS
SEC. 301. (a) GOVERNMENT-WIDE RESCISSIONS- There is hereby rescinded an amount equal to 0.38 percent of the discretionary budget authority provided (or obligation limit imposed) for fiscal year 2000 in this or any other Act for each department, agency, instrumentality, or entity of the Federal Government.
[(NIST total share was $3,184K made up of: STRS –994K, ITS –656K (all MEP), CRF –1,534K (Congressional Add-ons - 877.5K) SCMMR -656.5K)]
(b) RESTRICTIONS- In carrying out the rescissions made by subsection (a),--
(1) no program, project, or activity of any department, agency, instrumentality, or entity may be reduced by more than 15 percent (with `programs, projects, and activities' as delineated in the appropriations Act or accompanying report for the relevant account, or for accounts and items not included in appropriations Acts, as delineated in the most recently submitted President's budget),
(2) no reduction shall be taken from any military personnel account, and
(3) the reduction for the Department of Defense and Department of Energy Defense Activities shall be applied proportionately to all Defense accounts.
(c) REPORT- The Director of the Office of Management and Budget shall include in the President's budget submitted for fiscal year 2001 a report specifying the reductions made to each account pursuant to this section.