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PUBLIC LAW 97-000—MMMM. DD, 1982

96 STAT. 1598

Research and program management. Research and development.

Scientific consultations or extraordinary expenses.

PUBLIC LAW 97-324—OCT. 15, 1982

(9) Space Shuttle payload facility: Rehabilitation and modification for payload ground support operations, John F. Kennedy Space Center, $1,740,000; (10) Repair of facilities at various locations, not in excess of $500,000 per project, $15,000,000; (11) Rehabilitation and modification of facilities at various locations, not in excess of $500,000 per project, $20,000,000; (12) Minor construction of new facilities and additions to existing facilities at various locations, not in excess of $250,000 per project, $4,000,000; and (13) Facility planning and design not otherwise provided for, $8,250,000. (c) For "Research and program management", $1,168,900,000, and such additional or supplemental amounts as may be necessary for increases in salary, pay, retirement, or other employee benefits authorized by law. (d) Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (g), appropriations hereby authorized for "Research and development" may be used (1) for any items of a capital nature (other than acquisition of land) which may be required at locations other than installations of the Administration for the performance of research and development contracts, and (2) for grants to nonprofit institutions of higher education, or to nonprofit organizations whose primary purpose is the conduct of scientific research, for purchase or construction of additional research facilities; and title to such facilities shall be vested in the United States unless the Administrator determines that the national program of aeronautical and space activities will best be served by vesting title in any such grantee institution or organization. Each such grant shall be made under such conditions as the Administrator shall determine to be required to insure that the United States will receive therefrom benefit adequate to justify the making of that grant. None of the funds appropriated for "Research and development" pursuant to this Act may be used in accordance with this subsection for the construction of any major facility, the estimated cost of which, including collateral equipment, exceeds $250,000, unless the Administrator or his designee has notified the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate and the Committee on Science and Technology of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the Senate of the nature, location, and estimated cost of such facility. (e) When so specified and to the extent provided in an appropriation Act, (1) any amount appropriated for "Research and development" or for "Construction of facilities" may remain available without fiscal year limitation, and (2) maintenance and operation of facilities, and support services contracts may be entered into under the "Research and program management" appropriation for periods not in excess of twelve months beginning at any time during the fiscal year. (f) Appropriations made pursuant to subsection (c) may be used, but not to exceed $25,000, for scientific consultations or extraordinary expenses upon the approval or authority of the Administrator and his determination shall be final and conclusive upon the accounting officers of the Government. (g) Of the funds appropriated pursuant to subsections (a) and (c), not in excess of $75,000 for each project, including collateral equipment, may be used for construction of new facilities and additions to