Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 112 Part 4.djvu/386

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112 STAT. 2681-357 PUBLIC LAW 105-277—OCT. 21, 1998 ADMINISTRATION ON AGING AGING SERVICES PROGRAMS For carrying out, to the extent not otherwise provided, the Older Americans Act of 1965, as amended, and sections 339A, 398, and 399 of the Public Health Service Act, $882,020,000: Provided, That notwithstanding section 308(b)(1) of the Older Americans Act of 1965, as amended, the amounts available to each State for administration of the State plan under title III of such Act shall be reduced not more than 5 percent below the amount that was available to such State for such purpose for fiscal year 1995: Provided further, That in considering grant applications for nutrition services for elder Indian recipients, the Assistant Secretary shall provide maximum flexibility to applicants who seek to take into account subsistence, local customs, and other characteristics that are appropriate to the unique cultural, regional, and geographic needs of the American Indian, Alaska and Hawaiian Native communities to be served. OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY GENERAL DEPARTMENTAL MANAGEMENT For necessary expenses, not otherwise provided, for general departmental management, including hire of six sedans, and for ceinying out titles III, XVII, and XX of the Public Health Service Act, and the United States-Mexico Border Health Commission Act, $180,051,000, together with $5,851,000, to be transferred and expended as authorized by section 201(g)(1) of the Social Security Act from the Hospital Insurance Trust Fund and the Supplemental Medical Insurance Trust Fund: Provided, That of the ftinds made available under this heading for carrying out title XVII of the Public Health Service Act, $1,000,000 shall be available until expended for extramural construction: Provided further. That $890,000 shall be for a contract with the National Academy of Sciences to conduct a study of all the available scientific literature examining the cause-and-effect relationship between repetitive tasks in the workplace and musculoskeletal disorders: Provided further. That said contract shall be awarded not later than January 1, 1999. OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL For expenses necessary for the Office of Inspector General in carrying out the provisions of the Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended, $29,000,000. OFFICE FOR CIVIL RIGHTS For expenses necessary for the Office for Civil Rights, $17,345,000, together with not to exceed $3,314,000, to be transferred and expended as authorized by section 201(g)(1) of the Social Security Act from the Hospital Insurance Trust Fund and the Supplemental Medical Insurance Trust Fund.