Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 105 Part 1.djvu/769

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PUBLIC LAW 102-139—OCT. 28, 1991 105 STAT. 741 funds from any other account except the "Parking garage revolving fund", may be obligated for constructing, altering, extending, or improving a project which was approved in the budget process and funded in this account until one year after substantial completion and beneficial occupancy by the Department of Veterans Affairs of the project or any part thereof with respect to that part only: Provided further, That prior to the issuance of a bidding document for any construction contract for a project approved under this heading (excluding completion items), the director of the affected Department of Veterans Affairs medical facility must certify that the design of such project is acceptable from a patient care standpoint: Provided further, That $100,000 of the funds made available under this heading shall be for the purchase of land adjacent to the Veterans Medical Center, Beckley, West Virginia. CONSTRUCTION, MINOR PROJECTS For constructing, altering, extending, and improving any of the facilities under the jurisdiction or for the use of the Department of Veterans Affairs, including planning, architectural and engineering services, maintenance or guarantee period services costs associated with equipment guarantees provided under the project, and site acquisition, 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, where the estimated cost of a project is less than $3,000,000, $190,701,000, to remain available until expended, along with unobligated balances of previous "Construction, minor projects" appropriations which are hereby made available for any project where the estimated cost is less than $3,000,000: Provided, That not more than $41,176,000 shall be available for expenses of the Office of Facilities, including research and development in building construction technology: Provided further, That funds in this account shall be available for (1) repairs to any of the nonmedical facilities under the jurisdiction or for the use of the Department of Veterans Affairs which are necessary because of loss or damage caused by any natural disaster or catastrophe, and (2) temporary measures necessary to prevent or to minimize further loss by such causes. PARKING GARAGE REVOLVING FUND For the parking garage revolving fund as authorized by law (38 U.S.C. 5009), $19,200,000, together with income from fees collected, to remain available until expended. Resources of this fund shall be available for all expenses authorized by 38 U.S.C. 5009 except operations and maintenance costs which will be funded from "Medical care": Provided, That from funds previously appropriated under this head, the Department of Veterans Affairs shall construct parking facilities with at least 1,500 spaces at the Detroit VA Medical Center. GRANTS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF STATE EXTENDED CARE FACILITIES For grants to assist the several States to acquire or construct State nursing home and domiciliary facilities and to remodel, modify or alter existing hospital, nursing home and domiciliary facilities in State homes, for furnishing care to veterans as au-