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        TREASURY AND GENERAL GOVERNMENT APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 1998

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Public Law 105-61
105th Congress

                                 An Act


 
  <<NOTE: Oct. 10, 1997 -  [H.R. 2378]>> Making appropriations for the 
             Treasury Department, the United States Postal 
Service, the Executive Office of the President, and certain Independent 
 Agencies, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1998, and for other 
                                purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: Treasury and 
General Government Appropriations Act, 1998.>>  That the following sums 
are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise 
appropriated, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1998, and for 
other purposes, namely:

   <<NOTE:  Treasury Department Appropriations Act, 1998.>> TITLE I--
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

                          Departmental Offices

                          salaries and expenses

    For necessary expenses of the Departmental Offices including 
operation and maintenance of the Treasury Building and Annex; hire of 
passenger motor vehicles; maintenance, repairs, and improvements of, and 
purchase of commercial insurance policies for, real properties leased or 
owned overseas, when necessary for the performance of official business; 
not to exceed $2,900,000 for official travel expenses; not to exceed 
$150,000 for official reception and representation expenses; not to 
exceed $258,000 for unforeseen emergencies of a confidential nature, to 
be allocated and expended under the direction of the Secretary of the 
Treasury and to be accounted for solely on his certificate; 
$114,771,000: Provided, That section 113(2) of the Fiscal Year 1997 
Department of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related 
Agencies Appropriations Act, Public Law 104-208 (110 Stat. 3009-
22) <<NOTE: 18 USC 841 note.>>  is amended by striking ``12 months'' and 
inserting in lieu thereof ``2 years'': Provided further, That the Office 
of Foreign Assets Control shall be funded at no less than $4,500,000: 
Provided further, That chapter 9 of the fiscal year 1997 Supplemental 
Appropriations Act for Recovery from Natural Disasters, and for Overseas 
Peacekeeping Efforts, including those in Bosnia, Public Law 105-18 (111 
Stat. 195-96) is amended by inserting after the ``County of Denver'' in 
each instance ``the County of Arapahoe'': Provided further, That 
$200,000 are provided to conduct a comprehensive study of gambling's 
effects on bankruptcies in the United States: Provided further, That for 
necessary expenses of the Office of Enforcement, including, but not 
limited to, making transfers of funds to Treasury bureaus and offices 
for programs, projects or initiatives directed as the investigation or 
prosecution of violent crime, $1,600,000, to remain

[[Page 111 STAT. 1273]]

available until expended, to be derived from balances available in the 
Violent Crime Reduction Trust Fund.

                  Office of Professional Responsibility

                          salaries and expenses

    For necessary expenses of the Office of Professional Responsibility, 
including purchase and hire of passenger motor vehicles, $1,250,000: 
Provided, That the Under Secretary of Treasury for Enforcement shall 
task the Office of Professional Responsibility to conduct a 
comprehensive review of integrity issues and other matters related to 
the potential vulnerability of the United States Customs Service to 
corruption, to include examination of charges of professional misconduct 
and corruption as well as analysis of the efficacy of departmental and 
bureau internal affairs systems.

                         Automation Enhancement

                      (including transfer of funds)

    For the development and acquisition of automatic data processing 
equipment, software, and services for the Department of the Treasury, 
$25,889,000, of which $11,000,000 shall be available to the United 
States Customs Service for the Automated Commercial Environment project, 
of which $6,100,000 shall be available to Departmental Offices for the 
International Trade Data System, and of which $8,789,000 shall be 
available to Departmental Offices to modernize its information 
technology infrastructure and for business solution software: Provided, 
That these funds shall remain available until September 30, 1999: 
Provided further, That these funds shall be transferred to accounts and 
in amounts as necessary to satisfy the requirements of the Department's 
offices, bureaus, and other organizations: Provided further, That this 
transfer authority shall be in addition to any other transfer authority 
provided in this Act: Provided further, That none of the funds 
appropriated shall be used to support or supplement Internal Revenue 
Service appropriations for Information Systems: Provided further, That 
of the $27,000,000 provided under this heading in Public Law 104-208, 
$12,000,000 shall remain available until September 30, 1999: Provided 
further, <<NOTE: Reports.>>  That none of the funds appropriated for the 
International Trade Data System may be obligated until the Department 
has submitted a report on its system development plan to the Committees 
on Appropriations: Provided further, That the funds appropriated for the 
Automated Commercial Environment project may not be obligated until the 
Commissioner of Customs has submitted a systems architecture plan and a 
milestone schedule for the development and implementation of all 
projects included in the systems architecture plan, and the plan and 
schedule have been reviewed by the General Accounting Office and 
approved by the Committees on Appropriations.

[[Page 111 STAT. 1274]]

                       Office of Inspector General

                          salaries and expenses

                      (including transfer of funds)

    For necessary expenses of the Office of Inspector General in 
carrying out the provisions of the Inspector General Act of 1978, as 
amended, not to exceed $2,000,000 for official travel expenses; 
including hire of passenger motor vehicles; and not to exceed $100,000 
for unforeseen emergencies of a confidential nature, to be allocated and 
expended under the direction of the Inspector General of the Treasury; 
$29,719,000, of which $26,034 shall be transferred to the ``Departmental 
Offices'' appropriation for the reimbursement of Secret Service 
personnel in accordance with section 115 of this Act.

           Treasury Building and Annex Repair and Restoration

    For the repair, alteration, and improvement of the Treasury Building 
and Annex, $10,484,000, to remain available until September 30, 1999.

                  Financial Crimes Enforcement Network

                          salaries and expenses

    For necessary expenses of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, 
including hire of passenger motor vehicles; travel expenses of non-
Federal law enforcement personnel to attend meetings concerned with 
financial intelligence activities, law enforcement, and financial 
regulation; not to exceed $14,000 for official reception and 
representation expenses; and for assistance to Federal law enforcement 
agencies, with or without reimbursement; $22,835,000: Provided, That 
funds appropriated in this account may be used to procure personal 
services contracts.

                    Violent Crime Reduction Programs

                      (including transfer of funds)

    For activities authorized by Public Law 103-322, to remain available 
until expended, which shall be derived from the Violent Crime Reduction 
Trust Fund, as follows:
    (1) As authorized by section 190001(e), $131,000,000; of which 
$19,421,000 shall be available to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and 
Firearms, including $3,000,000 for administering the Gang Resistance 
Education and Training program, $3,974,000 for the canine explosives 
detection program, $5,200,000 for CEASEFIRE/IBIS, $5,639,000 for 
vehicles and communications systems, and $1,608,000 for collection of 
information on arson and explosives; of which $1,000,000 shall be 
available to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network for the Secure 
Outreach/Encrypted Transmission Program; of which $15,731,000 shall be 
available to the United States Secret Service, including $6,700,000 for 
vehicle replacement, $1,460,000 to provide technical assistance and to 
assess the effectiveness of new technology intended to combat identity-
based crimes, $5,000,000 for investigations of counterfeiting, and 
$2,571,000 for forensic and related support of investigations

[[Page 111 STAT. 1275]]

of missing and exploited children, of which $571,000 shall be available 
as a grant for activities related to the investigations of exploited 
children and shall remain available until expended; of which $60,648,000 
shall be available for the United States Customs 
Service, including $15,000,000 for high energy container x-ray systems 
and automated targeting systems, $5,735,000 for laboratory 
modernization, $7,400,000 for vehicle replacement, $8,413,000 for anti-
smuggling inspectors, $9,500,000 for the passenger processing 
initiative, $4,000,000 for redeploying agents and inspectors to high 
threat drug zones, $4,500,000 for Forward-Looking Infrared capabilities, 
$1,100,000 for construction of canopies for inspection of outbound 
vehicles along the Southwest border, and $5,000,000 to acquire vehicle 
and container inspection systems; of which $20,200,000 shall be 
available to the Office of National Drug Control Policy, including 
$13,000,000 to the Counterdrug Technology Assessment Center for a 
program to transfer technology to State and local law enforcement 
agencies, $6,000,000 for a Federal Drug Free-Prison Zone demonstration 
project, and $1,200,000 for Model State Drug Law Conferences; and of 
which $3,000,000 is provided to Federal Drug Control Programs for the 
Rocky Mountain HIDTA;
    (2) As authorized by section 32401, $10,000,000 to the Bureau of 
Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms for disbursement through grants, 
cooperative agreements, or contracts to local governments for Gang 
Resistance Education and Training: Provided, That notwithstanding 
sections 32401 and 310001, such funds shall be allocated to State and 
local law enforcement and prevention organizations;
    (3) As authorized by section 180103, $1,000,000 to the Federal Law 
Enforcement Training Center for specialized training for rural law 
enforcement officers.

                 Federal Law Enforcement Training Center

                          salaries and expenses

    For necessary expenses of the Federal Law Enforcement 
Training Center, as a bureau of the Department of the Treasury, 
including materials and support costs of Federal law enforcement basic 
training; purchase (not to exceed 52 for police-type use, without regard 
to the general purchase price limitation) and hire of passenger motor 
vehicles; for expenses for student athletic and related activities; 
uniforms without regard to the general purchase price limitation for the 
current fiscal year; the conducting of and participating in firearms 
matches and presentation of awards; for public awareness and enhancing 
community support of law enforcement training; not to exceed $9,500 for 
official reception and 
representation expenses; room and board for student interns; and 
services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109; $64,663,000, of which up to 
$13,034,000 for materials and support costs of Federal law enforcement 
basic training shall remain available until September 30, 2000: 
Provided, <<NOTE: 42 USC 3771 note.>>  That the Center is authorized to 
accept and use gifts of property, both real and personal, and to accept 
services, for authorized purposes, including funding of a gift of 
intrinsic value which shall be awarded annually by the Director of the 
Center to the outstanding student who graduated from a basic training 
program at the Center during the previous fiscal year, which shall be 
funded only by gifts received through the Center's gift authority: 
Provided further, That notwithstanding any other provision of law, 
students attending training at any Federal Law

[[Page 111 STAT. 1276]]

Enforcement Training Center site shall reside in on-Center or Center-
provided housing, insofar as available and in accordance with Center 
policy: Provided further, That funds appropriated in this account shall 
be available, at the discretion of the Director, for: training United 
States Postal Service law enforcement personnel and Postal police 
officers; State and local government law enforcement training on a 
space-available basis; training of foreign law enforcement officials on 
a space-available basis with reimbursement of actual costs to this 
appropriation, except that reimbursement may be waived by the Secretary 
for law enforcement training activities in foreign countries undertaken 
pursuant to section 801 of the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty 
Act of 1996, Public Law 104-32; training of private sector security 
officials on a 
space-available basis with reimbursement of actual costs to this 
appropriation; and travel expenses of non-Federal personnel to attend 
course development meetings and training at the Center: Provided 
further, That the Center is authorized to obligate funds in anticipation 
of reimbursements from agencies receiving training at the Federal Law 
Enforcement Training Center, except that total obligations at the end of 
the fiscal year shall not exceed total budgetary resources available at 
the end of the fiscal year: Provided further, That the Federal Law 
Enforcement Training Center is authorized to provide short-term medical 
services for students undergoing training at the Center.

      acquisition, construction, improvements, and related expenses

    For expansion of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, for 
acquisition of necessary additional real property and facilities, and 
for ongoing maintenance, facility improvements, and related expenses, 
$32,548,000, to remain available until expended.

                       Interagency Law Enforcement

                 interagency crime and drug enforcement

    For expenses necessary for the detection and investigation of 
individuals involved in organized crime drug trafficking, including 
cooperative efforts with State and local law enforcement, $73,794,000, 
of which $7,827,000 shall remain available until expended.

                      Financial Management Service

                          salaries and expenses

    For necessary expenses of the Financial Management Service, 
$202,490,000, of which not to exceed $13,235,000 shall remain available 
until September 30, 2000 for information systems modernization 
initiatives: Provided, <<NOTE: 12 USC 391a.>>  That beginning in fiscal 
year 1998 and thereafter, there are appropriated such sums as may be 
necessary to reimburse Federal Reserve Banks in their capacity as 
depositaries and fiscal agents for the United States for all services 
required or directed by the Secretary of the Treasury to be performed by 
such banks on behalf of the Treasury or other Federal agencies.

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                 Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms

                          salaries and expenses

    For necessary expenses of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and 

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