Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 110 Part 2.djvu/408

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110 STAT. 1321-261 PUBLIC LAW 104-134—APR. 26, 1996 TRANSITIONAL HOUSING LOAN PROGRAM (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS) For the cost of direct loans, $7,000, as authorized by Public Law 102-54, section 8, which shall be transferred from the "General post fund": Provided, That such costs, including the cost of modify- ing such loans, shall be as defined in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, as amended: Provided further, That these funds are available to subsidize gross obligations for the principal amount of direct loans not to exceed $70,000. In addition, for administrative expenses to carry out the direct loan program, $54,000, which shall be transferred from the "General post fund", as authorized by Public Law 102-54, section 8. DEPARTMENTAL ADMINISTRATION GENERAL OPERATING EXPENSES For necessary operating expenses of the Department of Veterans Affairs, not otherwise provided for, including uniforms or allowances therefor, as authorized by law; not to exceed $25,000 for official reception and representation expenses; hire of passenger motor vehicles; and reimbursement of the General Services Administration for security guard services, and the Department of Defense for the cost of overseas employee mail; $848,143,000: Provided, That of the amount appropriated and any other funds made available from any other source for activities funded under this heading, except reimbursements, not to exceed $214,109,000 shall be available for General Administration; including not to exceed (1) $3,206,000 for personnel compensation and benefits and $50,000 for travel in the Office of the Secretary, (2) $75,000 for travel in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy and Planning, (3) $33,000 for travel in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Congressional Affairs, and (4) $100,000 for travel in the Office of Assistant Secretary for Public and Intergovernmental Affairs: Provided further. That during fiscal year 1996, notwithstanding any other provision of law, the number of individuals employed by the Department of Veterans Affairs (1) in other than "career appointee" positions in the Senior Executive Service shall not exceed 6, and (2) in schedule C positions shall not exceed 11: Provided further. That not to exceed $6,000,000 of the amount appropriated shall be available for administrative expenses to carry out the direct and guaranteed loan programs under the Loan Guaranty Program Account: Provided further. That funds under this heading shall be available to administer the Service Members Occupational Conversion and Training Act: Provided further. That none of the funds under this heading may be obligated or expended for the acquisition of automated data processing equipment and services for Department of Veterans Affairs regional offices to support Stage III of the automated data equipment modernization program of the Veterans Benefits Administration. NATIONAL CEMETERY SYSTEM For necessary expenses for the maintenance and operation of the National Cemetery System not otherwise provided for, including uniforms or allowances therefor, as authorized by law; cemeterial