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2nd FY 2008 CR

H.R. 3222 / Public Law 110-116
2nd FY 2008 CR (November 17 – December 14, 2007) : (Contained within the Defense Appropriations bill) Making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, and for other purposes. (Nov. 13, 2007)

DIVISION B--FURTHER CONTINUING APPROPRIATIONS, 2008

Sec. 101.

H.R.3222
Making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, and for other purposes. (Enrolled as Agreed to or Passed by Both House and Senate)


Public Law 110-92 is amended by striking the date specified in section 106(3) and inserting `December 14, 2007'.

Sec. 102. Public Law 110-92 is amended by adding at the end the following new sections:
`Sec. 151. The authority provided by section 113(e) of the Dairy Production Stabilization Act of 1983 (7 U.S.C. 4504(e)) shall continue in effect through the date specified in section 106(3) of this joint resolution.
`Sec. 152. Notwithstanding section 101, amounts are provided for `Department of Commerce--Bureau of the Census--Periodic Censuses and Programs' at a rate for operations of $1,025,398,000.
`Sec. 153. Any obligation made pursuant to this joint resolution prior to the enactment of the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2008 that relates to an amount provided in title IX of division A of Public Law 109-289, but is not chargeable under section 107 of this joint resolution to an appropriation, fund, or authorization contained in such 2008 Act, is designated as an emergency requirement and necessary to meet emergency needs pursuant to subsections (a) and (b) of section 204 of S. Con. Res. 21 (110th Congress), the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2008.
`Sec. 154. Notwithstanding any other provision of this joint resolution, there is appropriated for payment to Charles Davis, widower of Jo Ann Davis, late a Representative from the State of Virginia, $165,200.
`Sec. 155. Notwithstanding section 101, amounts are provided for the following accounts of the Department of Veterans Affairs at the following rates for operations: `Veterans Health Administration--
Medical Services', $27,167,671,000; `Veterans Health Administration--Medical Administration', $3,442,000,000; `Veterans Health Administration--Medical Facilities', $3,592,000,000; `Veterans Health Administration--Medical and Prosthetic Research', $411,000,000; `Departmental Administration--General Operating Expenses', $1,471,837,000; `Departmental Administration--National Cemetery Administration', $166,809,000; `Departmental Administration--Office of Inspector General', $72,599,000; `Departmental Administration--Information Technology Systems', $1,859,217,000; `Departmental Administration--Construction, Major Projects', $727,400,000; `Departmental Administration--Construction, Minor Projects', $233,396,000; `Departmental Administration--Grants for Construction of State Extended Care Facilities', $85,000,000; and `Departmental Administration--Grants for Construction of State Veterans Cemeteries', $32,000,000.
`Sec. 156. Section 44303(b) of title 49, United States Code, shall be applied by substituting the date specified in section 106(3) of this joint resolution for `December 31, 2006'.
`Sec. 157. (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this joint resolution, and in addition to amounts otherwise available by this joint resolution, there is appropriated $329,000,000 for `Department of Agriculture--Forest Service--Wildland Fire Management', to remain available until expended. Of such funds--
`(1) $110,000,000 shall be available for emergency wildfire suppression;
`(2) $100,000,000 shall be used within 15 days of the enactment of this section for repayment to other accounts from which such funds were transferred in fiscal year 2007 for wildfire suppression so that all such transfers for fiscal year 2007 are fully repaid;
`(3) $80,000,000 shall be available for hazardous fuels reduction and hazard mitigation activities, of which $30,000,000 is available for work on State and private lands using all the authorities available to the Forest Service;
`(4) $25,000,000 shall be available for rehabilitation and restoration of Federal lands; and
`(5) $14,000,000 shall be available for reconstruction and construction of Federal facilities and may be transferred to and merged with `Forest Service--Capital Improvement and Maintenance'.
`(b) Notwithstanding any other provision of this joint resolution, and in addition to amounts otherwise available by this joint resolution, there is appropriated $171,000,000 for `Department of the Interior--Bureau of Land Management--Wildland Fire Management', to remain available until expended. Of such funds--
`(1) $40,000,000 shall be available for emergency wildfire suppression;
`(2) $115,000,000 shall be used within 30 days of enactment of this section for repayment to other accounts from which such funds were transferred in fiscal year 2007 for wildfire suppression so that all such transfers for fiscal year 2007 are fully repaid;
`(3) $10,000,000 shall be available for hazardous fuels reduction activities; and
`(4) $6,000,000 shall be available for rehabilitation and restoration of Federal lands.
`(c) Each amount provided by this section is designated as an emergency requirement and necessary to meet emergency needs pursuant to subsections (a) and (b) of section 204 of S. Con. Res. 21 (110th Congress), the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2008.
`Sec. 158. (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this joint resolution, and in addition to amounts otherwise made available by this joint resolution, there is appropriated $2,900,000,000 for `Department of Homeland Security--Federal Emergency Management Agency--Disaster Relief', to remain available until expended.
`(b) The amount provided by this section is designated as an emergency requirement and necessary to meet emergency needs pursuant to subsections (a) and (b) of section 204 of S. Con. Res. 21 (110th Congress), the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2008.
`Sec. 159. (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this joint resolution, and in addition to amounts otherwise made available by this joint resolution, there is appropriated $3,000,000,000 for `Department of Housing and Urban Development--Community Planning and Development--Community Development Fund', to remain available until expended, to enable the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to make a grant or grants to the State of Louisiana solely for the purpose of covering costs associated with otherwise uncompensated but eligible claims that were filed on or before July 31, 2007, under the Road Home program administered by the State in accordance with plans approved by the Secretary.
`(b) In allocating funds under this section, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development shall ensure that such funds serve only to supplement and not supplant any other State or Federal resources committed to the Road Home program. No funds shall be drawn from the Treasury under this section beyond those necessary to fulfill the exclusive purpose of this section.
`(c) The amount provided by this section is designated as an emergency requirement and necessary to meet emergency needs pursuant to subsections (a) and (b) of section 204 of S. Con. Res. 21 (110th Congress), the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2008.'.
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Vice President of the United States and
President of the Senate.