93 STAT. 346
Research and program management. Research and development.
PUBLIC LAW 96-48—AUG. 8, 1979 (14) Rehabilitation of roof, Phase I, building 103, Michoud Assembly Facility, $3,100,000; (15) (]Ionstruction of facilities operations shop building. Wallops Flight Center, $1,100,000; (16) Large aeronautical facility: construction of national transonic facility, Langley Research Center, $12,000,000; (17) Large aeronautical facility: modification of 40- by 80-foot subsonic wind tunnel, Ames Research Center, $33,900,000; (18) Space Shuttle facilities at various locations as follows: (A) Modifications to launch complex 39, John F. Kennedy Space Center, $17,100,000; (B) Modifications to crawler transporter maintenance facility, John F. Kennedy Space Center, $1,250,000; (C) Modification of manufacturing and final assembly facilities for external tanks, Michoud Assembly Facility, $6,900,000; (D) Minor Shuttle-unique projects, various locations, $2,500,000; (19) Space Shuttle payload facilities at various locations as follows: (A) Rehabilitation and modification for payload ground support operations, John F. Kennedy Space Center, $2,610,000; (B) Modification and addition to materials sciences laboratory, Ames Research Center, $1,640,000; (20) Repair of facilities at various locations, not in excess of $500,000 per project, $12,000,000; (21) Rehabilitation and modification of facilities at various locations, not in excess of $500,000 per project, $19,790,000; (22) Minor construction of new facilities and additions to existing facilities at various locations, not in excess of $250,000 per project, $3,500,000; and (23) Facility planning and design not otherwise provided for, $14,000,000. (c) For "Research and program management," $964,900,000, and such additional or supplemental amounts as may be necessary for increases in salary, pay, retirement, or other employee benefits authorized by law. (d) Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection 1(g), appropriations for "Research and development" may be used (1) for any items of a capital nature (other than acquisition of land) which may be required at locations other than installations of the Administration for the performance of research and development contracts, and (2) for grants to nonprofit institutions of higher education, or to nonprofit organizations whose primary purpose is the conduct of scientific research, for purchase or construction of additional research facilities; and title to such facilities shall be vested in the United States unless the Administrator determines that the national program of aeronautical and space activities will best be served by vesting title in any such grantee institution or organization. Each such grant shall be made under such conditions as the Administrator shall determine to be required to insure that the United States will receive therefrom benefit adequate to justify the making of that grant. None of the funds appropriated for "Research and development" pursuant to this Act may be used in accordance with this subsection for the construction of any major facility, the estimated cost of which, including collateral equipment, exceeds $250,000, unless the Administrator or his designee has notified the Speaker of