“Taken from House Report 107-218
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
The Committee has included under this section of Title II the Department of Commerce agencies involved in technology research and development, scientific assessment and prediction of environmental phenomena, and the administrative and policy functions providing oversight for these activities.
UNDER SECRETARY FOR TECHNOLOGY/OFFICE OF TECHNOLOGY POLICY
SALARIES AND EXPENSES
The Committee recommends an appropriation of $7,932,000. The recommendation is $46,000 above the budget request and will fully fund the current operations of the Technology Administration. The Committee recommendation includes a 4.1 pay increase for Federal employees.