Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 106 Part 2.djvu/880

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106 STAT. 1760 PUBLIC LAW 102-393—OCT. 6, 1992 Nebraska. Iowa. Day care. every effort will be made by the Postal Service to recognize the rapid rate of population growth in Las Cruces and to automate the Las Cruces, New Mexico postal facility in order that mail processing can be expedited and handled in Las Cruces. SEC. 522. None of the funds in this Act may be used to reduce the rank or rate of pay of a career appointee in the SES upon reassignment or transfer. SEC. 523. No funds in this Act may be used to award a Federal agency lease in the Omaha, Nebraska—Council Bluffs, Iowa, geographical area, which does not meet the following criteria: Any Federal agency which leases commercial space in the Omaha, Nebraska—Council Bluffs, Iowa, geographical area, when entering into new leases, shall give preference to space available meeting standard Government lease criteria, provided the space also meets the occupying agency's mission requirement. The agency shall give priority consideration to space offered at the lowest cost per square foot within the geographical area, provided that the space under consideration also affords accessibility to the greatest number of members of the public served by the Federal agency, and to other factors set out in the applicable statutes and regulations. SEC. 524. Such sums as may be necessary for fiscal year 1993 pay raises for programs funded by this Act shall be absorbed within the levels appropriated by this Act. SEC. 525. No part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall be available to pay the salary for any person filling a position, other than a temporary position, formerly held by an employee who has left to enter the Armed Forces of the United States and has satisfactorily completed his period of active military or naval service and has within ninety days after his release from such service or from hospitalization continuing after discharge for a period of not more than one year made application for restoration to his former position and has been certified by the Office of Personnel Management as still qualified to perform the duties of his former position and has not been restored thereto. SEC. 526. None of the funds made available to the United States Customs Service may be used to collect or impose any land border processing fee at ports of entry along the United States- Mexico border. SEC. 527. Where appropriations in this Act are expendable for travel expenses of employees and no specific limitation has been placed thereon, the expenditures for such travel expenses may not exceed the amount set forth therefor in the budget estimates submitted for the appropriations without the advance approval of the House and Senate Committees on Appropriations: Provided, That this section shall not apply to travel performed by uncompensated officials of local boards and appeal boards of the Selective Service System; to travel performed directly in connection with care and treatment of medical beneficiaries of the Department of Veterans Affairs; to travel of the Office of Personnel Management in carrying out its observation responsibilities of the Voting Rights Act; or to payments to interagency motor pools where separately set forth in the budget schedules. SEC. 528. Section 616 of the Act of December 22, 1987 (40 U.S.C. 490b) is amended— (1) by amending subsection (a)(2) to read as follows: