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“Taken from PL 108-447 FY 2005 Omnibus Appropriations Commerce, Justice, and State Appropriations…”

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF STANDARDS AND TECHNOLOGY

SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL RESEARCH AND SERVICES

For necessary expenses of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, $383,892,000, to remain available until expended, of which not to exceed $2,900,000 may be transferred to the `Working Capital Fund'.

INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY SERVICES

For necessary expenses of the Manufacturing Extension Partnership of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, $109,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That the Secretary of Commerce shall not recompete any existing Manufacturing Extension Partnership Center prior to 2007: Provided further, That hereafter the Manufacturing Extension Partnership Program authorized under 15 U.S.C. 278k shall be renamed the Hollings Manufacturing Partnership Program and the centers established and receiving funding under 15 U.S.C. 278k paragraph (a) shall be named the Hollings Manufacturing Extension Centers.

In addition, for necessary expenses of the Advanced Technology Program of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, $142,300,000, to remain available until expended.

CONSTRUCTION OF RESEARCH FACILITIES

For construction of new research facilities, including architectural and engineering design, and for renovation and maintenance of existing facilities, not otherwise provided for the National Institute of Standards and Technology, as authorized by 15 U.S.C. 278c-278e, $73,500,000, to remain available until expended.