Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 105 Part 1.djvu/768

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105 STAT. 740 PUBLIC LAW 102-139—OCT. 28, 1991 appropriated for the unbudgeted fiscal year 1992 incremental costs associated with Operation Desert Shield/Operation Desert Storm and such funds are hereby designated to be "emergency requirements" for all purposes of the Balanced Budget and Emergency President. Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended: Provided further, That the funds appropriated in the preceding proviso shall be available only after submission to the Congress of a formal budget request by the President that designates said amount as an emergency requirement as defined in section 251(b)(2)(D) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985: Provided further, That the $616,658,000 appropriated for the Veterans Benefits Administration in the "General operating expenses" appropriation of Public Law 101-507, is reduced to $613,658,000, and the $3,000,000 shall be available for the National Cemetery System. NATIONAL CEMETERY SYSTEM For necessary operating expenses of the National Cemetery System not otherwise provided for, including uniforms or allowance therefor, as authorized by law; cemeterial expenses as authorized by law; purchase of six passenger motor vehicles, for use in cemeterial operations; and hire of passenger motor vehicles, $67,045,000. OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL For necessary expenses of the Office of Inspector General in carrying out the provisions of the Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended, $29,959,000. Contracts. Reports. 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 230, 1004, 1006, 5002, 5003, 5006, 5008, 5009, 5010, and 5022 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, and site acquisition, where the estimated cost of a project is $3,000,000 or more or where funds for a project were made available in a previous major project appropriation, $414,250,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That except for advance planning of projects 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 1992, for each approved project shall be obligated (1) by the awarding of a construction documents contract by September 30, 1992, and (2) by the awarding of a construction contract by September 30, 1993: Provided further. That the Secretary shall promptly report in writing to the Comptroller General and to the Committees on Appropriations any approved major construction project in which obligations are not incurred within the time limitations established above; and the Comptroller General shall review the report in accordance with the procedures established by section 1015 of the Impoundment Control Act of 1974 (title X of Public Law 93-344): Provided further. That no