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“Taken from House Report 108-576, FY 2005 House Report for Commerce, Justice, and State Appropriations bill…”

TECHNOLOGY ADMINISTRATION

SALARIES AND EXPENSES

The recommendation includes $6,547,000 for necessary expenses of the Under Secretary for Technology Policy and the Office of Technology Policy, which is $204,000 above the current year level and $1,747,000 below the request. The Committee understands the Office is conducting an assessment of the extent and implications of workforce globalization in certain sectors of our economy. The Committee continues its direction included in the Statement of Managers accompanying the Fiscal Year 2004 Appropriations Act regarding business strategies and practices, as well as education and training programs in countries such as Japan, China, and India. The Committee expects the final report to be provided to the Committee no later than June 30, 2004.