Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 106 Part 3.djvu/190

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106 STAT. 1984 PUBLIC LAW 102-405—OCT. 9, 1992 "(7) Such directors of such other professional or auxiliary services as may be appointed to suit the needs of the Department, who shall be responsible to the Under Secretary for Health for the operation of their respective services.". SEC. 206. EXPANSION OF DIRECTOR GRADE OF THE PHYSICIAN AND DENTIST PAY SCHEDULE. Section 7404(b)(2) is amended in the first sentence by inserting ", or comparable position" before the period. TITLE III—MISCELLANEOUS SEC. 301. AUTHORIZATION REQUIREMENT FOR CONSTRUCTION OF NEW MEDICAL FACILITIES. (a) AUTHORIZATION REQUIREMENT. —(1) Paragraph (2) of section 8104(a) is amended to read as follows: "(2) No funds may be appropriated for any fiscal year, and the Secretary may not obligate or expend funds (other than for advance planning and design), for any major medical facility project or any major medical facility lease unless funds for that project or lease have been specifically authorized by law.". (2) Paragraph (3)(B) of that section is amended— (A) by inserting "new" before "medical facility" the second place it appears; and (B) by striking out "$500,000" and inserting in lieu thereof " $300,000 ". (3) Subsection (c) of section 8104 is amended by striking out "resolution" both places it appears and inserting in lieu thereof "law". 38 USC 8104 (b) APPLICABILITY,—The amendments made by subsection (a) ^°^- shall not apply with respect to any project for which funds were appropriated before the date of the enactment of this Act. SEC. 302. REDESIGNATION OF CERTAIN POSITIONS WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS. 38 USC 305 note. (a) REDESIGNATION OF POSITION OF CHIEF MEDICAL DIREC- TOR. —The position of Chief Medical Director of the Department of Veterans Affairs is hereby redesignated as Under Secretary for Health of the Department of Veterans Affairs. 38 USC 306 note. (b) REDESIGNATION OF POSITION OF CHIEF BENEFITS DIREC- TOR. —The position of Chief Benefits Director of the Department of Veterans Affairs is hereby redesignated as Under Secretary for Benefits of the Department of Veterans Affairs. (c) TITLE 38 CONFORMING AMENDMENTS. —(1) Title 38, United States Code, is amended by striking out "Chief Medical Director" and "Chief Benefits Director" each place they appear (including in headings and tables but not including the sentences added by paragraphs (2) and (3)) and inserting in lieu thereof "Under Secretary for Health" and "Under Secretary for Benefits", respectively. (2) Section 7301(a) is amended by adding gifter the last sentence the following: "The Under Secretary for Health may be referred to as the Chief Medical Director.". (3) Section 7701(b) is amended by adding after the last sentence the following: "The Under Secretary for Benefits may be referred to as the Chief Benefits Director.".