Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 96 Part 1.djvu/959
PUBLIC LAW 97-258—SEPT. 13, 1982
96 STAT. 917
Sec. 1349. Adverse personnel actions. 1350. Criminal penalty. 1351. Reports on violations.
SUBCHAPTER I—GENERAL §1301. Application (a) Appropriations shall be applied only to the objects for which the appropriations were made except as otherwise provided by law. (b) The reappropriation and diversion of the unexpended balance of an appropriation for a purpose other than that for which the appropriation originally was made shall be construed and accounted for as a new appropriation. The unexpended balance shall be reduced by the amount to be diverted. (c) An appropriation in a regular, annual appropriation law may be construed to be permanent or available continuously only if the appropriation— (1) is for rivers and harbors, lighthouses, public buildings, or the pay of the Navy and Marine Corps; or (2) expressly provides that it is available after the fiscal year covered by the law in which it appears. (d) A law may be construed to make an appropriation out of the Treasury or to authorize making a contract for the payment of money in excess of an appropriation only if the law specifically states that an appropriation is made or that such a contract may be made. § 1302. Determining amounts appropriated Except as specifically provided by law, the total amount appropriated in an appropriation law is determined by adding up the specific amounts or rates appropriated in each paragraph of the law. § 1303. Effect of changes in titles of appropriations Expenditures for a particular object or purpose authorized by a law (and referred to in that law by the specific title previously used for the appropriation item in the appropriation law concerned) may be made from a corresponding appropriation item when the specific title is changed or eliminated from a later appropriation law. § 1304. Judgments, awards, and compromise settlements (a) Necessary amounts are appropriated to pay final judgments, awards, compromise settlements, and interest and costs specified in the judgments or otherwise authorized by law when— (1) payment is not otherwise provided for; (2) payment is certified by the Comptroller General; and (3) the judgment, award, or settlement is payable— (A) under section 2414, 2517, 2672, or 2677 of title 28; 28 USC 2414 (B) under section 3723 of this title; 2517, 2672, 2677. (C) under a decision of a board of contract appeals; or (D) in excess of an amount payable from the appropriations of an agency for a meritorious claim under section 2733 or 2734 of title 10, section 715 of title 32, or section 203 lo use 2733, of the National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958 (42 oo%o^-7ic U.S.C. 2473). ^^ ^^ ^^^• (b)(1) Interest may be paid from the appropriation made by this section—