Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 114 Part 2.djvu/625

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PUBLIC LAW 106-377—APPENDIX A 114 STAT. 1441A -7 (2), (5) and (11) that the Secretary determines are necessary to enable entitled veterans: (1) to the maximum extent feasible, to become employable and to obtain and maintain suitable employ- ment; or (2) to achieve maximum independence in daily living, shall be charged to this account: Provided further. That of the funds made available under this heading, not to exceed $45,000,000 shall be available until September 30, 2002: Provided further, That funds under this heading shall be available to administer the Service Members Occupational Conversion and Training Act. NATIONAL CEMETERY ADMINISTRATION (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS) For necessary expenses for the maintenance and operation of the National Cemetery Administration, not otherwise provided for, including uniforms or allowances therefor; cemeterial expenses as authorized by law; purchase of two passenger motor vehicles for use in cemeterial operations; and hire of passenger motor vehicles, $109,889,000: Provided, That travel expenses shall not exceed $1,125,000: Provided further, That of the amount made available under this heading, not to exceed $125,000 may be transferred to and merged with the appropriation for "General operating expenses". OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS) For necessary expenses of the Office of Inspector General in carrying out the Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended, $46,464,000: Provided, That of the amount made available under this heading, not to exceed $28,000 may be transferred to and merged with the appropriation for "General operating expenses". CONSTRUCTION, MAJOR PROJECTS For constructing, altering, extending and improving any of the facilities under the jurisdiction or for the use of the Department of Veterans Affairs, or for any of the purposes set forth in sections 316, 2404, 2406, 8102, 8103, 8106, 8108, 8109, 8110, and 8122 of title 38, United States Code, including planning, architectural and engineering services, maintenance or guarantee period services costs associated with equipment guarantees provided under the project, services of claims analysts, offsite utility and storm drainage system construction costs, and site acquisition, where the estimated cost of a project is $4,000,000 or more or where funds for a project were made available in a previous major project appropriation, $66,040,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That except for advance planning of projects (including market-based assessments of health care needs which may or may not lead to capital investments) funded through the advance planning fund and the design of projects funded through the design fund, none of these funds shall be used for any project which has not been considered and approved by the Congress in the budgetary process: Provided further. That funds provided in this appropriation for fiscal year 2001, for each approved project shall be obligated: (1) by the awarding of a construction documents contract by September 30, 2001; and (2) by the awarding of a construction contract by