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“Taken from House Report 107-218
FY 2003 Commerce, Justice, State Appropriations House Report…”

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.

TECHNOLOGY ADMINISTRATION

UNDER SECRETARY FOR TECHNOLOGY/OFFICE OF TECHNOLOGY POLICY

SALARIES AND EXPENSES

Appropriations, 2002 $8,238,000
Budget estimate, 2003 7,886,000
Committee recommendation 7,932,000

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.