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PUBLIC LAW 93-98-AUG. 16, 1973
SEC. 502. Notwithstanding the provisions of section 301 of the Second Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1973 (Public Law 93-50), appropriations contained in that Act shall remain available for obligation for a period of 20 dajs following the enactment of this Act into law. This Act may be cited as the "Public Works for Water and Power Development and Atomic Energy Commission Appropriation Act, 1974". Approved August 16, 1973.
Public Law 93-98 AN ACT Making appropriations for the Department of Transportation suul related agencies for the fiscal year ending.June 30, 1974, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the. Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled. That the following •,
August 16, 1973 [H. R. 8760]
Department of Transportation
sums are appropriated, out of any money in the I r e a s u r y not othei- and Related wise appropriated, for the Department of Transportation and related AgenciesApproagencies for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1974, and for other pur- 1974!°" * ' " poses, namely: TITLE I—DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATIOX OFFICE or THE SECRETARY SALARIES AND EXPENSES
For necessary expenses of the Office of the Secretary of I'ransportation, including not to exceed $27,000 for allocation within the Department for official reception and representation expenses as the Secretary may determine; including not to exceed $275,000 for allocation to the Office of Pipeline Safety for a study of the safety of natural gas pipeline distribution systems which shall consider such areas as the use of plastic pipes, the evaluation of the conditions of existing distribution systems, third party damages, the need for expanding present regulations on service lines, the effectiveness of "odors" given to natural gas, and the utilization of the system approach to pipeline safety, $24,475,000. TRANSPORTATION PLANNING, RESEARCH, AND DEVEU^PMENT
For necessary expenses for conducting transportation plannhig, research, and development activities, including the collection of national transportation statistics, to remain available until expended,