Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 106 Part 2.djvu/697

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PUBLIC LAW 102-389 —OCT. 6, 1992 106 STAT. 1577 of claims analysts, and site acquisition, or for any of the purposes set forth in sections 316, 2404, 2406, 8102, 8103, 8106, 8108, 8109, 8110, and 8122 of title 38, United States Code, where the estimated cost of a project is less than $3,000,000, $149,525,000, 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 notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, no part of the funds appropriated under this heading shall be available to carry out the functions of the Office of Facilities: 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: Provided further, That $1,000,000 of previously appropriated funds for the construction of a pedestrian bridge to connect the John L. McClellan Veterans Affairs Medical Center with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Clinical Building shall be awarded within 90 days of enactment of this Act to a responsive and qualified construction bid offeror: Provided further. That the Secretary of Reports. Veterans Affairs shall transmit to the Committees on Appropriations of the House and Senate a report providing a full and detailed explanation should an award not be made within the 90-day period and which sets forth a revised schedule to proceed with this project; said report shall be transmitted not less than 30 days following the expiration of the 90-day period. PARKING GARAGE REVOLVING FUND For the parking garage revolving fund as authorized by law (38 U.S.C. 8109), $1,317,000, 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. 8109 except operations and maintenance costs which will be funded from "Medical care". 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 authorized by law (38 U.S.C. 8131-8137), $40,000,000, to remain available xmtil September 30, 1995. GRANTS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF STATE VETERANS CEMETERIES For grants to aid States in establishing, expanding, or improving State veteran cemeteries as authorized by law (38 U.S.C. 2408), $5,104,000, to remain available until September 30, 1995.