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“Taken from P.L. 108-2
6th FY 03 Continuing Resolution…”

H.J.Res.1

One Hundred Eighth Congress

of the

United States of America

AT THE FIRST SESSION

Begun and held at the City of Washington on Tuesday, the seventh day of January, two thousand and three

Joint Resolution

Making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2003, and for other purposes.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,That Public Law 107-229 is further amended by striking the date specified in section 107(c) and inserting in lieu thereof `January 31, 2003'.

SEC. 2. Public Law 107-229, as amended, is further amended in section 120, by striking `and December 1, 2002,' and inserting `December 1, 2002, January 1, 2003, and February 1, 2003,'.

SEC. 3. Section 613 of the Treasury and General Government Appropriations Act, 2002, is amended (1) by striking `2001' and `2002' each place it appears and inserting `2002' and `2003', respectively; and (2) in subsection (a)(1), as so amended, by inserting `(as in effect on September 30, 2002)' after `Act, 2002' and after `such section 613': Provided, That such section, as so amended, shall be effective through September 30, 2003, notwithstanding section 107 of this joint resolution.

SEC. 4. Public Law 107-229, as amended, is further amended by striking section 137 and inserting the following new section:

`SEC. 137. (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this joint resolution, in addition to amounts made available in section 101, and subject to sections 107(c) and 108, such sums as may be necessary shall be available to the Securities and Exchange Commission for the Secretary of the Treasury to advance start-up expenses to the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board pursuant to section 109(j) of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (Pub. L. 107-204).

`(b) Notwithstanding any other provision of this joint resolution, upon the collection of fees authorized in section 109(d) of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (Pub. L. 107-204), the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board shall reimburse the Securities and Exchange Commission for any Commission appropriations advanced to the Board for start-up expenses pursuant to section 109(j) of such Act or subsection (a) of this section, so as to result in no net effect of such advances on appropriations available to the Commission in fiscal year 2003.'.

SEC. 5. (a) APPROVAL OF PROSPECTUS- For purposes of section 3307(a) of title 40, United States Code, the prospectus of General Services Administration entitled `Prospectus--Lease, Department of Homeland Security, Washington, DC Metropolitan Area', prospectus number PDC-08W03, as submitted on December 24, 2002, is deemed approved by the Committee on Environment and Public Works of the Senate and the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure of the House of Representatives on the date of enactment of this Act.

(b) PROHIBITION ON DELEGATION- The authority of the General Services Administration to lease space under this section may not be delegated to any other department or agency.

(c) MODIFICATIONS- Any modification to the prospectus referred to in subsection (a) that is subject to approval under section 3307 of title 40, United States Code, shall be approved in accordance with the requirements of such section.

SEC. 6. Section 126 of Public Law 107-229, as added by Public Law 107-240, is amended to read as follows:

`SEC. 126. Notwithstanding any other provision of this joint resolution, except section 107, the District of Columbia may expend local funds for programs and activities under the heading `District of Columbia Funds-- Operating Expenses' at the rate set forth for such programs and activities in the revised financial plan and budget for the District Government for fiscal year 2003 submitted to Congress by the District of Columbia pursuant to section 138 of H.R. 5521 of the 107th Congress, as reported by the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives.'.

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Vice President of the United States and

President of the Senate.