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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

102 STAT. 2590

15 USC 278k note,

PUBLIC LAW 100-519—OCT. 24, 1988

(A) $3,000,000 is authorized only for the support of Regional Centers for the Transfer of Manufacturing Technology, and Assistance to State Technology Programs; (B) $300,000 is authorized only for the evaluation of nonenergy-related inventions and related technology extension activities; and (C) funds authorized under subparagraph (A) shall be used only to award, amend, or renew research cooperative agreements entered into pursuant to the competitive process established by the National Bureau of Standards for this program (53 Fed. Reg. 27060; July 18, 1988). (c) TRANSFERS.—(1) Funds may be transferred among the line items listed in subsection (a), so long as the net funds transferred to or from any line item do not exceed 10 percent of the amount authorized for that line item in such subsection and the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the Senate and the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology of the House of Representatives are notified in advance of any such transfer. (2) In addition, the Secretary may propose transfers to or from any line item exceeding 10 percent of the amount authorized for the line item in subsection (a); but such proposed transfer may not be made— (A) unless a full and complete explanation of any such proposed transfer and the reason therefore are transmitted in writing to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the President of the Senate, and the appropriate authorizing committees of the House of Representatives and the Senate, and (B) 30 calendar days have passed following the transmission of such written explanation. (d) PUBLICATION IN FEDERAL REGISTER.—The requirement of section 25(c)(2) of the Act of March 3, 1901, shall be considered to have been met by the publication made by the National Bureau of Standards on July 18, 1988 (53 Fed. Reg. 27060), SEC. 103. UNDER SECRETARY FOR TECHNOLOGY.

In addition to any sums otherwise authorized by this title, there are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary for fiscal year 12^2 (1) $1,000,000 for the activities of the Office of the Under Secretary of Commerce for Technology, as established in section 201(a); and (2) $2,000,000 for the activities of the Office of Technology Policy, as established in such section. SEC. 104. JAPANESE TECHNICAL LITERATURE.

In addition to any sums otherwise authorized by this title, there is authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary for fiscal year 1989 the sum of $1,000,000 to carry out the purposes of the Japanese Technical Literature Act of 1986 (Public Law 99-382; 100 Stat. 811). SEC. 105. SALARY ADJUSTMENTS.

In addition to any sums otherwise authorized by this title, there are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary for fiscal year 1989 such additional sums as may be necessary to make any adjustments in salary, pay, retirement, and other employee benefits which may be provided for by law.