47 U.S. Code § 156 - Authorization of appropriations

(a) There are authorized to be appropriated for the administration of this chapter by the Commission $109,831,000 for fiscal year 1990 and $119,831,000 for fiscal year 1991, together with such sums as may be necessary for increases resulting from adjustments in salary, pay, retirement, other employee benefits required by law, and other nondiscretionary costs, for each of the fiscal years 1990 and 1991.
(b) In addition to the amounts authorized to be appropriated under this section, not more than 4 percent of the amount of any fees or other charges payable to the United States which are collected by the Commission during fiscal year 1990 are authorized to be made available to the Commission until expended to defray the fully distributed costs of such fees collection.
(c) Of the amounts appropriated pursuant to subsection (a) of this section for fiscal year 1991, such sums as may be necessary not to exceed $2,000,000 shall be expended for upgrading and modernizing equipment at the Commission’s electronic emissions test laboratory located in Laurel, Maryland.
(d) Of the sum appropriated in any fiscal year under this section, a portion, in an amount determined under section 159 (b) of this title, shall be derived from fees authorized by section 159 of this title.

Source

(June 19, 1934, ch. 652, title I, § 6, as added Pub. L. 97–35, title XII, § 1251(a),Aug. 13, 1981, 95 Stat. 738; amended Pub. L. 98–214, § 2(a),Dec. 8, 1983, 97 Stat. 1467; Pub. L. 99–272, title V, § 5002(a)(1),Apr. 7, 1986, 100 Stat. 117; Pub. L. 100–594, § 2(a),Nov. 3, 1988, 102 Stat. 3021; Pub. L. 101–396, § 2(a),Sept. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 848; Pub. L. 103–66, title VI, § 6003(b),Aug. 10, 1993, 107 Stat. 401.)
References in Text

This chapter, referred to in subsec. (a), was in the original “this Act”, meaning act June 19, 1934, ch. 652, 48 Stat. 1064, known as the Communications Act of 1934, which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see section 609 of this title and Tables.
Amendments

1993—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 103–66added subsec. (d).
1990—Pub. L. 101–396amended section generally. Prior to amendment, section read as follows: “There are authorized to be appropriated for the administration of this chapter by the Commission $107,250,000 for fiscal year 1988 and $109,250,000 for fiscal year 1989, together with such sums as may be necessary for increases resulting from adjustments in salary, pay, retirement, other employee benefits required by law, and other nondiscretionary costs, for each of the fiscal years 1988 and 1989.”
1988—Pub. L. 100–594amended section generally. Prior to amendment, section read as follows: “There are authorized to be appropriated for the administration of this chapter by the Commission $98,100,000 for fiscal year 1986 and $97,600,000 for fiscal year 1987, together with such sums as may be necessary for increases resulting from adjustments in salary, pay, retirement, other employee benefits required by law, and other nondiscretionary costs, for each of the fiscal years 1986 and 1987.”
1986—Pub. L. 99–272amended section generally. Prior to amendment, section read as follows: “There are authorized to be appropriated for the administration of this chapter by the Commission $91,156,000, together with such sums as may be necessary for increases resulting from adjustments in salary, pay, retirement, other employee benefits required by law, and other nondiscretionary costs, for each of the fiscal years 1984 and 1985.”
1983—Pub. L. 98–214substituted provisions authorizing appropriations of $91,156,000 for each of the fiscal years 1984 and 1985 for provisions authorizing appropriations of $76,900,000 for each of the fiscal years 1982 and 1983.
Effective Date of 1988 Amendment

Pub. L. 100–594, § 2(b),Nov. 3, 1988, 102 Stat. 3021, provided that: “The amendment made by subsection (a) of this section [amending this section] shall apply with respect to fiscal years beginning after September 30, 1987.”
Effective Date of 1986 Amendment

Pub. L. 99–272, title V, § 5002(a)(2),Apr. 7, 1986, 100 Stat. 118, provided that: “The amendment made by paragraph (1) of this subsection [amending this section] shall apply with respect to fiscal years beginning after September 30, 1985.”
Effective Date of 1983 Amendment

Pub. L. 98–214, § 2(b),Dec. 8, 1983, 97 Stat. 1467, provided that: “The amendment made by subsection (a) [amending this section] shall apply with respect to fiscal years beginning after September 30, 1983.”
Authorization of Appropriations

Pub. L. 104–104, title VII, § 710(a), (b),Feb. 8, 1996, 110 Stat. 160, provided that:
“(a) In General.—In addition to any other sums authorized by law, there are authorized to be appropriated to the Federal Communications Commission such sums as may be necessary to carry out this Act [see Short Title of 1996 Amendment note set out under section 609 of this title] and the amendments made by this Act.
“(b) Effect on Fees.—For the purposes of section 9 (b)(2) (47 U.S.C. 159 (b)(2)), additional amounts appropriated pursuant to subsection (a) shall be construed to be changes in the amounts appropriated for the performance of activities described in section 9(a) of the Communications Act of 1934 [47 U.S.C. 159 (a)].”

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