45 U.S. Code § 724 - Authorization of appropriations

(a) Secretary
There are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary for purposes of preparing the reports and exercising other functions to be performed by him under this chapter such sums as are necessary, not to exceed $12,500,000, to remain available until expended. There are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary such sums as may be necessary to discharge the obligations of the United States arising under section 743 (c)(5) of this title.
(b) Office
There are authorized to be appropriated to the Commission for the use of the Office in carrying out its functions under this chapter such sums as are necessary, not to exceed $7,000,000, to remain available until expended. The budget for the Office shall be submitted by the Commission directly to the Congress and shall not be subject to review of any kind by any other agency or official of the United States. Moneys appropriated for the Office shall not be withheld by any agency or official of the United States or used by the Commission for any purpose other than the use of the Office. No part of any other moneys appropriated to the Commission shall be withheld by any other agency or official of the United States to offset any moneys appropriated pursuant to this subsection.
(c) Association
There are authorized to be appropriated to the Association for purposes of carrying out its administrative expenses under this chapter not to exceed $13,000,000 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1982, and not to exceed $4,000,000 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1983. Sums appropriated under this subsection are authorized to remain available until expended.

Source

(Pub. L. 93–236, title II, § 214,Jan. 2, 1974, 87 Stat. 1003; Pub. L. 93–488, § 1(c),Oct. 26, 1974, 88 Stat. 1464; Pub. L. 94–210, title VI, § 607(m), (n),Feb. 5, 1976, 90 Stat. 97; Pub. L. 94–436, § 1,Sept. 30, 1976, 90 Stat. 1398; Pub. L. 95–199, § 1,Nov. 23, 1977, 91 Stat. 1423; Pub. L. 95–611, § 1,Nov. 8, 1978, 92 Stat. 3089; Pub. L. 96–73, title II, § 201,Sept. 29, 1979, 93 Stat. 555; Pub. L. 96–448, title VII, § 704,Oct. 14, 1980, 94 Stat. 1965; Pub. L. 97–35, title XI, § 1151,Aug. 13, 1981, 95 Stat. 676.)
Amendments

1981—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 97–35substituted provisions relating to authorization of appropriations for fiscal years ending Sept. 30, 1982, and 1983, for provisions relating to authorization of appropriations for fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 1981.
1980—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 96–448substituted provision authorizing appropriations of not to exceed $30,000,000 for fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 1981, for provision authorizing appropriations of not to exceed $28,500,000 for fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 1980.
1979—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 96–73substituted appropriations authorization of $28,500,000 for fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 1980 for $27,200,000 for fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 1979.
1978—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 95–611substituted provision authorizing appropriations of $27,200,000 for fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 1979, to remain available until expended, for provision authorizing appropriations of $23,000,000 for fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 1978, to remain available until Sept. 30, 1979.
1977—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 95–199substituted provisions authorizing appropriations for fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 1978, of not to exceed $23,000,000 and authorizing availability of sums to Sept. 30, 1979, for provisions authorizing appropriations for the period beginning May 1, 1976, and ending Sept. 30, 1977, of not to exceed $20,000,000 and authorizing availability of sums to Sept. 30, 1978.
1976—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 94–210, § 607(n), inserted provision authorizing appropriation of sums to discharge the obligation of the United States under section 743 (c)(5) of this title.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 94–210, § 607(m)(1), substituted “$7,000,000” for “$5,000,000”.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 94–436substituted provisions authorizing appropriations of such sums as are necessary not to exceed $20,000,000 for the period beginning May 1, 1976, and ending Sept. 30, 1977 to remain available until Sept. 30, 1978 for provisions authorizing appropriations of such sums as are necessary not to exceed $40,000,000 to remain available until expended.
Pub. L. 94–210, § 607(m)(2), authorized appropriation of not to exceed $14,000,000 for fiscal period which includes fiscal period ending Sept. 30, 1977.
1974—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 93–488substituted “$40,000,000” for “$26,000,000”.
Effective Date of 1981 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 97–35effective Aug. 13, 1981, see section 1169 ofPub. L. 97–35, set out as an Effective Date note under section 1101 of this title.
Effective Date of 1980 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 96–448effective Oct. 1, 1980, see section 710(a) ofPub. L. 96–448, set out as a note under section 1170 of Title 11, Bankruptcy.
Effective Date of 1979 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 96–73effective Oct. 1, 1979, see section 501(a) ofPub. L. 96–73.
Abolition of Interstate Commerce Commission and Transfer of Functions

Interstate Commerce Commission abolished and functions of Commission transferred, except as otherwise provided in Pub. L. 104–88, to Surface Transportation Board effective Jan. 1, 1996, by section 702 of Title 49, Transportation, and section 101 ofPub. L. 104–88, set out as a note under section 701 of Title 49. References to Interstate Commerce Commission deemed to refer to Surface Transportation Board, a member or employee of the Board, or Secretary of Transportation, as appropriate, see section 205 ofPub. L. 104–88, set out as a note under section 701 of Title 49.
Abolition of United States Railway Association and Transfer of Functions and Securities

See section 1341 of this title.
Applicability of National Environmental Policy Act

Application of National Environmental Policy Act to actions of Commission not affected by title VI of Pub. L. 94–210, see section 619 ofPub. L. 94–210, set out as a note under section 791 of this title.

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