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[Congressional Bills 113th Congress]
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[S. 1243 Placed on Calendar Senate (PCS)]

                                                        Calendar No. 99
113th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                S. 1243

                          [Report No. 113-45]

   Making appropriations for the Departments of Transportation, and 
Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies for the fiscal year 
           ending September 30, 2014, and for other purposes.


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                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

                             June 27, 2013

    Mrs. Murray, from the Committee on Appropriations, reported the 
    following original bill; which was read twice and placed on the 
                                calendar

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                                 A BILL


 
   Making appropriations for the Departments of Transportation, and 
Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies for the fiscal year 
           ending September 30, 2014, and for other purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums 
are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise 
appropriated, for the Departments of Transportation, and Housing and 
Urban Development, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending 
September 30, 2014, and for other purposes, namely:

                                TITLE I

                      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

                        Office of the Secretary

                         salaries and expenses

    For necessary expenses of the Office of the Secretary, 
$109,340,000, of which not to exceed $2,652,000 shall be available for 
the immediate Office of the Secretary; not to exceed $1,000,000 shall 
be available for the immediate Office of the Deputy Secretary; not to 
exceed $20,502,000 shall be available for the Office of the General 
Counsel; not to exceed $10,271,000 shall be available for the Office of 
the Under Secretary of Transportation for Policy; not to exceed 
$13,026,000 shall be available for the Office of the Assistant 
Secretary for Budget and Programs; not to exceed $2,627,000 shall be 
available for the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Governmental 
Affairs; not to exceed $26,686,000 shall be available for the Office of 
the Assistant Secretary for Administration; not to exceed $2,051,000 
shall be available for the Office of Public Affairs; not to exceed 
$1,714,000 shall be available for the Office of the Executive 
Secretariat; not to exceed $1,386,000 shall be available for the Office 
of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization; not to exceed 
$10,849,000 shall be available for the Office of Intelligence, 
Security, and Emergency Response; and not to exceed $16,576,000 shall 
be available for the Office of the Chief Information Officer:  
Provided, That the Secretary of Transportation is authorized to 
transfer funds appropriated for any office of the Office of the 
Secretary to any other office of the Office of the Secretary:  Provided 
further, That no appropriation for any office shall be increased or 
decreased by more than 5 percent by all such transfers:  Provided 
further, That notice of any change in funding greater than 5 percent 
shall be submitted for approval to the House and Senate Committees on 
Appropriations:  Provided further, That not to exceed $60,000 shall be 
for allocation within the Department for official reception and 
representation expenses as the Secretary may determine:  Provided 
further, That notwithstanding any other provision of law, excluding 
fees authorized in Public Law 107-71, there may be credited to this 
appropriation up to $2,500,000 in funds received in user fees:  
Provided further, That none of the funds provided in this Act shall be 
available for the position of Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs.

                  national infrastructure investments

    For capital investments in surface transportation infrastructure, 
$550,000,000, to remain available through September 30, 2016:  
Provided, That the Secretary of Transportation shall distribute funds 
provided under this heading as discretionary grants to be awarded to a 
State, local government, transit agency, or a collaboration among such 
entities on a competitive basis for projects that will have a 
significant impact on the Nation, a metropolitan area, or a region:  
Provided further, That projects eligible for funding provided under 
this heading shall include, but not be limited to, highway or bridge 
projects eligible under title 23, United States Code; public 
transportation projects eligible under chapter 53 of title 49, United 
States Code; passenger and freight rail transportation projects; and 
port infrastructure investments:  Provided further, That the Secretary 
may use up to 35 percent of the funds made available under this heading 
for the purpose of paying the subsidy and administrative costs of 
projects eligible for Federal credit assistance under chapter 6 of 
title 23, United States Code, if the Secretary finds that such use of 
the funds would advance the purposes of this paragraph:  Provided 
further, That in distributing funds provided under this heading, the 
Secretary shall take such measures so as to ensure an equitable 
geographic distribution of funds, an appropriate balance in addressing 
the needs of urban and rural areas, and the investment in a variety of 
transportation modes:  Provided further, That a grant funded under this 
heading shall be not less than $10,000,000 and not greater than 
$200,000,000:  Provided further, That not more than 25 percent of the 
funds made available under this heading may be awarded to projects in a 
single State:  Provided further, That the Federal share of the costs 
for which an expenditure is made under this heading shall be, at the 
option of the recipient, up to 80 percent:  Provided further, That the 
Secretary shall give priority to projects that require a contribution 
of Federal funds in order to complete an overall financing package:  
Provided further, That not less than 20 percent of the funds provided 
under this heading shall be for projects located in rural areas:  
Provided further, That for projects located in rural areas, the minimum 
grant size shall be $1,000,000 and the Secretary may increase the 
Federal share of costs above 80 percent:  Provided further, That of the 
amount made available under this heading, the Secretary may use an 
amount not to exceed $35,000,000 for the planning, preparation or 
design of projects eligible for funding under this heading:  Provided 
further, That grants awarded under the previous proviso shall not be 
subject to a minimum grant size:  Provided further, That projects 
conducted using funds provided under this heading must comply with the 
requirements of subchapter IV of chapter 31 of title 40, United States 
Code:  Provided further, That the Secretary shall conduct a new 
competition to select the grants and credit assistance awarded under 
this heading:  Provided further, That the Secretary may retain up to 
$20,000,000 of the funds provided under this heading, and may transfer 
portions of those funds to the Administrators of the Federal Highway 
Administration, the Federal Transit Administration, the Federal 
Railroad Administration and the Federal Maritime Administration, to 
fund the award and oversight of grants and credit assistance made under 
the National Infrastructure Investments program.

                      financial management capital

    For necessary expenses for upgrading and enhancing the Department 
of Transportation's financial systems and re-engineering business 
processes, $10,000,000, to remain available through September 30, 2015.

                       cyber security initiatives

    For necessary expenses for cyber security initiatives, including 
necessary upgrades to wide area network and information technology 
infrastructure, improvement of network perimeter controls and identity 
management, testing and assessment of information technology against 
business, security, and other requirements, implementation of Federal 
cyber security initiatives and information infrastructure enhancements, 
implementation of enhanced security controls on network devices, and 
enhancement of cyber security workforce training tools, $6,000,000, to 
remain available through September 30, 2015.

                         office of civil rights

    For necessary expenses of the Office of Civil Rights, $9,551,000.

           transportation planning, research, and development

                         (including rescission)

    For necessary expenses for conducting transportation planning, 
research, systems development, development activities, and making 
grants, to remain available until expended, $9,750,000:  Provided, That 
of the unobligated balances made available by Public Law 111-117, 
$750,000 are hereby rescinded:  Provided further, That of the 
unobligated balances made available by section 195 of Public Law 111-
117, $2,000,000 are hereby rescinded.

                          working capital fund

    For necessary expenses for operating costs and capital outlays of 
the Working Capital Fund, not to exceed $178,000,000 shall be paid from 
appropriations made available to the Department of Transportation:  
Provided, That such services shall be provided on a competitive basis 
to entities within the Department of Transportation:  Provided further, 
That the above limitation on operating expenses shall not apply to non-
DOT entities:  Provided further, That no funds appropriated in this Act 
to an agency of the Department shall be transferred to the Working 
Capital Fund without majority approval of the Working Capital Fund 
Steering Committee and approval of the Secretary:  Provided further, 
That no assessments may be levied against any program, budget activity, 
subactivity or project funded by this Act unless notice of such 
assessments and the basis therefor are presented to the House and 
Senate Committees on Appropriations and are approved by such 
Committees.

               minority business resource center program

    For the cost of guaranteed loans, $333,000, as authorized by 49 
U.S.C. 332:  Provided, That such costs, including the cost of modifying 
such loans, shall be as defined in section 502 of the Congressional 
Budget Act of 1974:  Provided further, That these funds are available 
to subsidize total loan principal, any part of which is to be 
guaranteed, not to exceed $18,367,000.
    In addition, for administrative expenses to carry out the 
guaranteed loan program, $592,000.

                       minority business outreach

    For necessary expenses of Minority Business Resource Center 
outreach activities, $3,088,000, to remain available until September 
30, 2015:  Provided, That notwithstanding 49 U.S.C. 332, these funds 
may be used for business opportunities related to any mode of 
transportation.

                        payments to air carriers

                    (airport and airway trust fund)

    In addition to funds made available from any other source to carry 
out the essential air service program under 49 U.S.C. 41731 through 
41742, $146,000,000, to be derived from the Airport and Airway Trust 
Fund, to remain available until expended:  Provided, That in 
determining between or among carriers competing to provide service to a 
community, the Secretary may consider the relative subsidy requirements 
of the carriers:  Provided further, That basic essential air service 
minimum requirements shall not include the 15-passenger capacity 
requirement under subsection 41732(b)(3) of title 49, United States 
Code:  Provided further, That the Secretary may transfer such sums as 
may be necessary to carry out the essential air service program from 
any available amounts appropriated to or directly administered by the 
Office of the Secretary for fiscal year 2014:  Provided further, That 
in fiscal year 2014 the Secretary shall replenish amounts transferred 
under the previous proviso with amounts transferred by the Federal 
Aviation Administration from fees imposed under the authority contained 
in section 45301(a) of title 49, United States Code, and credited to 
the account established under section 45303 of such title.

                        research and technology

    For necessary expenses related to the Office of the Assistant 
Secretary for Research and Technology, $14,765,000, of which $8,218,000 
shall remain available until September 30, 2016:  Provided, That there 
may be credited to this appropriation, to be available until expended, 
funds received from States, counties, municipalities, other public 
authorities, and private sources for expenses incurred for training:  
Provided further, That notwithstanding any other provision of law, the 
powers and duties, functions, authorities and personnel of the Research 
and Innovative Technology Administration are hereby transferred to the 
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology in the 
Office of the Secretary:  Provided further, That notwithstanding 
section 102 of title 49 and section 5315 of title 5, United States 
Code, there shall be an Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology 
within the Office of the Secretary, appointed by the President with the 
advice and consent of the Senate, to lead such office:  Provided 
further, That any reference in law, regulation, judicial proceedings, 
or elsewhere to the Research and Innovative Technology Administration 
shall be deemed to be a reference to the Office of the Assistant 
Secretary for Research and Technology of the Department of 
Transportation.

  administrative provisions--office of the secretary of transportation

    Sec. 101.  None of the funds made available in this Act to the 
Department of Transportation may be obligated for the Office of the 
Secretary of Transportation to approve assessments or reimbursable 
agreements pertaining to funds appropriated to the modal 
administrations in this Act, except for activities underway on the date 
of enactment of this Act, unless such assessments or agreements have 
completed the normal reprogramming process for Congressional 
notification.
    Sec. 102.  None of the funds made available under this Act may be 
obligated or expended to establish or implement a program under which 
essential air service communities are required to assume subsidy costs 
commonly referred to as the EAS local participation program.
    Sec. 103.  The Secretary or his designee may engage in activities 
with States and State legislators to consider proposals related to the 
reduction of motorcycle fatalities.
    Sec. 104.  Notwithstanding section 3324 of title 31, United States 
Code, in addition to authority provided by section 327 of title 49, 
United States Code, the Department's Working Capital Fund is hereby 
authorized to provide payments in advance to vendors that are necessary 
to carry out the Federal transit pass transportation fringe benefit 
program under Executive Order 13150 and section 3049 of Public Law 109-
59:  Provided, That the Department shall include adequate safeguards in 
the contract with the vendors to ensure timely and high-quality 
performance under the contract.
    Sec. 105.  The Secretary shall post on the Web site of the 
Department of Transportation a schedule of all meetings of the Credit 
Council, including the agenda for each meeting, and require the Credit 
Council to record the decisions and actions of each meeting.

                    Federal Aviation Administration

                               operations

                    (airport and airway trust fund)

    For necessary expenses of the Federal Aviation Administration, not 
otherwise provided for, including operations and research activities 
related to commercial space transportation, administrative expenses for 
research and development, establishment of air navigation facilities, 
the operation (including leasing) and maintenance of aircraft, 
subsidizing the cost of aeronautical charts and maps sold to the 
public, lease or purchase of passenger motor vehicles for replacement 
only, in addition to amounts made available by Public Law 108-176, 
$9,707,000,000, of which $6,121,000,000 shall be derived from the 
Airport and Airway Trust Fund, of which not to exceed $7,311,790,000 
shall be available for air traffic organization activities; not to 
exceed $1,216,777,000 shall be available for aviation safety 
activities; not to exceed $17,011,000 shall be available for commercial 
space transportation activities; not to exceed $802,520,000 shall be 
available for finance and management activities; not to exceed 
$59,477,000 shall be available for NextGen and operations planning 
activities; not to exceed $192,780,000 shall be available for staff 
offices; and not to exceed $106,645,000 shall be available for human 
resource management activities:  Provided, That not to exceed 2 percent 
of any budget activity, except for aviation safety budget activity, may 
be transferred to any budget activity under this heading:  Provided 
further, That no transfer may increase or decrease any appropriation by 
more than 2 percent:  Provided further, That any transfer in excess of 
2 percent shall be treated as a reprogramming of funds under section 
405 of this Act and shall not be available for obligation or 
expenditure except in compliance with the procedures set forth in that 
section:  Provided further, That not later than March 31 of each fiscal 
year hereafter, the Administrator of the Federal Aviation 
Administration shall transmit to Congress an annual update to the 
report submitted to Congress in December 2004 pursuant to section 221 
of Public Law 108-176:  Provided further, That the amount herein 
appropriated shall be reduced by $100,000 for each day after March 31 
that such report has not been submitted to the Congress:  Provided 
further, That not later than March 31 of each fiscal year hereafter, 
the Administrator shall transmit to Congress a companion report that 
describes a comprehensive strategy for staffing, hiring, and training 
flight standards and aircraft certification staff in a format similar 
to the one utilized for the controller staffing plan, including stated 
attrition estimates and numerical hiring goals by fiscal year:  
Provided further, That the amount herein appropriated shall be reduced 
by $100,000 per day for each day after March 31 that such report has 
not been submitted to Congress:  Provided further, That funds may be 
used to enter into a grant agreement with a nonprofit standard-setting 
organization to assist in the development of aviation safety standards: 
 Provided further, That none of the funds in this Act shall be 
available for new applicants for the second career training program:  
Provided further, That none of the funds in this Act shall be available 
for the Federal Aviation Administration to finalize or implement any 
regulation that would promulgate new aviation user fees not 
specifically authorized by law after the date of the enactment of this 
Act:  Provided further, That there may be credited to this 
appropriation as offsetting collections funds received from States, 
counties, municipalities, foreign authorities, other public 
authorities, and private sources for expenses incurred in the provision 
of agency services, including receipts for the maintenance and 
operation of air navigation facilities, and for issuance, renewal or 
modification of certificates, including airman, aircraft, and repair 
station certificates, or for tests related thereto, or for processing 
major repair or alteration forms:  Provided further, That of the funds 
appropriated under this heading, not less than $10,350,000 shall be for 
the contract tower cost-sharing program:  Provided further, That none 
of the funds in this Act for aeronautical charting and cartography are 
available for activities conducted by, or coordinated through, the 
Working Capital Fund.

                        facilities and equipment

                    (airport and airway trust fund)

    For necessary expenses, not otherwise provided for, for 
acquisition, establishment, technical support services, improvement by 
contract or purchase, and hire of national airspace systems and 
experimental facilities and equipment, as authorized under part A of 
subtitle VII of title 49, United States Code, including initial 
acquisition of necessary sites by lease or grant; engineering and 
service testing, including construction of test facilities and 
acquisition of necessary sites by lease or grant; construction and 
furnishing of quarters and related accommodations for officers and 
employees of the Federal Aviation Administration stationed at remote 
localities where such accommodations are not available; and the 
purchase, lease, or transfer of aircraft from funds available under 
this heading, including aircraft for aviation regulation and 
certification; to be derived from the Airport and Airway Trust Fund, 
$2,730,000,000, of which $481,000,000 shall remain available until 
September 30, 2014, and $2,249,000,000 shall remain available until 
September 30, 2016:  Provided, That there may be credited to this 
appropriation funds received from States, counties, municipalities, 
other public authorities, and private sources, for expenses incurred in 
the establishment, improvement, and modernization of national airspace 
systems:  Provided further, That upon initial submission to the 
Congress of the fiscal year 2015 President's budget, the Secretary of 
Transportation shall transmit to the Congress a comprehensive capital 
investment plan for the Federal Aviation Administration which includes 
funding for each budget line item for fiscal years 2015 through 2019, 
with total funding for each year of the plan constrained to the funding 
targets for those years as estimated and approved by the Office of 
Management and Budget.

                 research, engineering, and development

                    (airport and airway trust fund)

                         (including rescission)

    For necessary expenses, not otherwise provided for, for research, 
engineering, and development, as authorized under part A of subtitle 
VII of title 49, United States Code, including construction of 
experimental facilities and acquisition of necessary sites by lease or 
grant, $160,000,000, to be derived from the Airport and Airway Trust 
Fund and to remain available until September 30, 2016:  Provided, That 
there may be credited to this appropriation as offsetting collections, 
funds received from States, counties, municipalities, other public 
authorities, and private sources, which shall be available for expenses 
incurred for research, engineering, and development:  Provided further, 
That of the unobligated balances from prior year appropriations 
available under this heading, $26,183,998 are rescinded.

                       grants-in-aid for airports

                (liquidation of contract authorization)

                      (limitation on obligations)

                    (airport and airway trust fund)

                     (including transfer of funds)

    For liquidation of obligations incurred for grants-in-aid for 
airport planning and development, and noise compatibility planning and 
programs as authorized under subchapter I of chapter 471 and subchapter 
I of chapter 475 of title 49, United States Code, and under other law 
authorizing such obligations; for procurement, installation, and 
commissioning of runway incursion prevention devices and systems at 
airports of such title; for grants authorized under section 41743 of 
title 49, United States Code; and for inspection activities and 
administration of airport safety programs, including those related to 
airport operating certificates under section 44706 of title 49, United 
States Code, $3,200,000,000, to be derived from the Airport and Airway 
Trust Fund and to remain available until expended:  Provided, That none 
of the funds under this heading shall be available for the planning or 
execution of programs the obligations for which are in excess of 
$3,350,000,000 in fiscal year 2014, notwithstanding section 47117(g) of 
title 49, United States Code:  Provided further, That none of the funds 
under this heading shall be available for the replacement of baggage 
conveyor systems, reconfiguration of terminal baggage areas, or other 
airport improvements that are necessary to install bulk explosive 
detection systems:  Provided further, That notwithstanding section 
47109(a) of title 49, United States Code, the Government's share of 
allowable project costs under paragraph (2) for subgrants or paragraph 
(3) of that section shall be 95 percent for a project that is a 
successive phase of a multi-phased construction project for which the 
project sponsor received a grant in fiscal year 2011 for the 
construction project:  Provided further, That notwithstanding any other 
provision of law, of funds limited under this heading, not more than 
$106,600,000 shall be obligated for administration, not less than 
$15,000,000 shall be available for the Airport Cooperative Research 
Program, not less than $29,500,000 shall be available for Airport 
Technology Research, and $6,000,000, to remain available until 
expended, shall be available and transferred to ``Office of the 
Secretary, Salaries and Expenses'' to carry out the Small Community Air 
Service Development Program.

       administrative provisions--federal aviation administration

    Sec. 110.  None of the funds in this Act may be used to compensate 
in excess of 600 technical staff-years under the federally funded 
research and development center contract between the Federal Aviation 
Administration and the Center for Advanced Aviation Systems Development 
during fiscal year 2014.
    Sec. 111.  None of the funds in this Act shall be used to pursue or 
adopt guidelines or regulations requiring airport sponsors to provide 
to the Federal Aviation Administration without cost building 
construction, maintenance, utilities and expenses, or space in airport 
sponsor-owned buildings for services relating to air traffic control, 
air navigation, or weather reporting:  Provided, That the prohibition 
of funds in this section does not apply to negotiations between the 
agency and airport sponsors to achieve agreement on ``below-market'' 
rates for these items or to grant assurances that require airport 
sponsors to provide land without cost to the FAA for air traffic 
control facilities.
    Sec. 112.  The Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration 
may reimburse amounts made available to satisfy 49 U.S.C. 41742(a)(1) 
from fees credited under 49 U.S.C. 45303 and any amount remaining in 
such account at the close of that fiscal year may be made available to 
satisfy section 41742(a)(1) for the subsequent fiscal year.
    Sec. 113.  Amounts collected under section 40113(e) of title 49, 
United States Code, shall be credited to the appropriation current at 
the time of collection, to be merged with and available for the same 
purposes of such appropriation.
    Sec. 114.  None of the funds in this Act shall be available for 
paying premium pay under subsection 5546(a) of title 5, United States 
Code, to any Federal Aviation Administration employee unless such 
employee actually performed work during the time corresponding to such 
premium pay.
    Sec. 115.  None of the funds in this Act may be obligated or 
expended for an employee of the Federal Aviation Administration to 
purchase a store gift card or gift certificate through use of a 
Government-issued credit card.
    Sec. 116.  The Secretary shall apportion to the sponsor of an 
airport that received scheduled or unscheduled air service from a large 
certified air carrier (as defined in part 241 of title 14 Code of 
Federal Regulations, or such other regulations as may be issued by the 
Secretary under the authority of section 41709) an amount equal to the 
minimum apportionment specified in 49 U.S.C. 47114(c), if the Secretary 
determines that airport had more than 10,000 passenger boardings in the 
preceding calendar year, based on data submitted to the Secretary under 
part 241 of title 14, Code of Federal Regulations.
    Sec. 117.  None of the funds in this Act may be obligated or 
expended for retention bonuses for an employee of the Federal Aviation 
Administration without the prior written approval of the Assistant 
Secretary for Administration of the Department of Transportation.
    Sec. 118.  Subparagraph (D) of section 47124(b)(3) of title 49, 
United States Code, is amended by striking ``benefit.'' and inserting 
``benefit, with the maximum allowable local cost share capped at 20 
percent.''.
    Sec. 119.  Notwithstanding any other provision of law, none of the 
funds made available under this Act or any prior Act may be used to 
implement or to continue to implement any limitation on the ability of 
any owner or operator of a private aircraft to obtain, upon a request 
to the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, a blocking 
of that owner's or operator's aircraft registration number from any 
display of the Federal Aviation Administration's Aircraft Situational 
Display to Industry data that is made available to the public, except 
data made available to a Government agency, for the noncommercial 
flights of that owner or operator.
    Sec. 119A.  None of the funds in this Act shall be available for 
salaries and expenses of more than 8 political and Presidential 
appointees in the Federal Aviation Administration.
    Sec. 119B.  None of the funds made available under this Act may be 
used to increase fees pursuant to section 44721 of title 49, United 
States Code, until the FAA provides to the House and Senate Committees 
on Appropriations the report related to aeronautical navigation 
products described in the explanatory statement accompanying this Act.
    Sec. 119C.  None of the funds appropriated or limited by this Act 
may be used to change weight restrictions or prior permission rules at 
Teterboro airport in Teterboro, New Jersey.
    Sec. 119D.  The Secretary shall (1) evaluate and adjust existing 
helicopter routes above Los Angeles, and make adjustments to such 
routes if the adjustments would lessen impacts on residential areas and 
noise-sensitive landmarks; (2) analyze whether helicopters could safely 
fly at higher altitudes in certain areas above Los Angeles County; (3) 
develop and promote best practices for helicopter hovering and 
electronic news gathering; (4) conduct outreach to helicopter pilots to 
inform them of voluntary policies and to increase awareness of noise 
sensitive areas and events; (5) work with local stakeholders to develop 
a more comprehensive noise complaint system; and (6) continue to 
participate in collaborative engagement between community 
representatives and helicopter operators:  Provided, That not later 
than one year after enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall begin 
the development of regulations related to the impact of helicopter use 
on the quality of life and safety of the people of Los Angeles County 
unless the Secretary can demonstrate the effectiveness of actions taken 
under the previous proviso to address helicopter noise.
    Sec. 119E.  None of the funds in this Act may be used to issue 
regulations on the integration of unmanned aerial systems into the 
national airspace until the Secretary submits to the House and Senate 
Committees on Appropriations the report related to the privacy 
implications of unmanned aerial systems described in the explanatory 
statement accompanying this Act.

                     Federal Highway Administration

                 limitation on administrative expenses

                          (highway trust fund)

                     (including transfer of funds)

    Not to exceed $429,855,000, together with advances and 
reimbursements received by the Federal Highway Administration, shall be 
paid in accordance with law from appropriations made available by this 
Act to the Federal Highway Administration for necessary expenses for 
administration and operation. In addition, not to exceed $3,248,000 
shall be paid from appropriations made available by this Act and 
transferred to the Appalachian Regional Commission in accordance with 
section 104 of title 23, United States Code.

                          federal-aid highways

                      (limitation on obligations)

                          (highway trust fund)

    Funds available for the implementation or execution of programs of 
Federal-aid highways and highway safety construction programs 
authorized under titles 23 and 49, United States Code, and the 
provisions of Public Law 112-141 shall not exceed total obligations of 
$40,256,000,000 for fiscal year 2014:  Provided, That the Secretary may 
collect and spend fees, as authorized by title 23, United States Code, 
to cover the costs of services of expert firms, including counsel, in 
the field of municipal and project finance to assist in the 
underwriting and servicing of Federal credit instruments and all or a 
portion of the costs to the Federal Government of servicing such credit 
instruments:  Provided further, That such fees are available until 
expended to pay for such costs:  Provided further, That such amounts 
are in addition to administrative expenses that are also available for 
such purpose, and are not subject to any obligation limitation or the 
limitation on administrative expenses under section 608 of title 23, 
United States Code.

                     bridges in critical corridors

    For an additional amount for projects eligible under sections 
133(b)(2) or 133(b)(3) of title 23, United States Code, $500,000,000 to 
remain available through September 30, 2015:  Provided, That the 
Secretary shall distribute funds provided under this heading as 
discretionary grants to States, giving priority to projects that are 
located on the national highway system or that the Secretary expects 
will provide significant safety or economic benefits:  Provided 
further, That funds provided under this heading shall be administered 
as if apportioned under chapter 1 of such title and shall be subject to 
section 1101(b) of Public Law 112-141:  Provided further, That the 
Federal share of the cost of a project funded under this heading shall 
be determined in accordance with section 120 of such title.

                (liquidation of contract authorization)

                          (highway trust fund)

    For the payment of obligations incurred in carrying out Federal-aid 
highways and highway safety construction programs authorized under 
title 23, United States Code, $40,995,000,000 derived from the Highway 
Trust Fund (other than the Mass Transit Account), to remain available 
until expended.

       administrative provisions--federal highway administration

    Sec. 120. (a) For fiscal year 2014, the Secretary of Transportation 
shall--
            (1) not distribute from the obligation limitation for 
        Federal-aid highways--
                    (A) amounts authorized for administrative expenses 
                and programs by section 104(a) of title 23, United 
                States Code; and
                    (B) amounts authorized for the Bureau of 
                Transportation Statistics;
            (2) not distribute an amount from the obligation limitation 
        for Federal-aid highways that is equal to the unobligated 
        balance of amounts--
                    (A) made available from the Highway Trust Fund 
                (other than the Mass Transit Account) for Federal-aid 
                highway and highway safety construction programs for 
                previous fiscal years the funds for which are allocated 
                by the Secretary (or apportioned by the Secretary under 
                sections 202 or 204 of title 23, United States Code); 
                and
                    (B) for which obligation limitation was provided in 
                a previous fiscal year;
            (3) determine the proportion that--
                    (A) the obligation limitation for Federal-aid 
                highways, less the aggregate of amounts not distributed 
                under paragraphs (1) and (2) of this subsection; bears 
                to
                    (B) the total of the sums authorized to be 
                appropriated for the Federal-aid highway and highway 
                safety construction programs (other than sums 
                authorized to be appropriated for provisions of law 
                described in paragraphs (1) through (11) of subsection 
                (b) and sums authorized to be appropriated for section 
                119 of title 23, United States Code, equal to the 
                amount referred to in subsection (b)(12) for such 
                fiscal year), less the aggregate of the amounts not 
                distributed under paragraphs (1) and (2) of this 
                subsection;
            (4) distribute the obligation limitation for Federal-aid 
        highways, less the aggregate amounts not distributed under 
        paragraphs (1) and (2), for each of the programs (other than 
        programs to which paragraph (1) applies) that are allocated by 
        the Secretary under the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st 
        Century Act and title 23, United States Code, or apportioned by 
        the Secretary under sections 202 or 204 of that title, by 
        multiplying--
                    (A) the proportion determined under paragraph (3); 
                by
                    (B) the amounts authorized to be appropriated for 
                each such program for such fiscal year; and
            (5) distribute the obligation limitation for Federal-aid 
        highways, less the aggregate amounts not distributed under 
        paragraphs (1) and (2) and the amounts distributed under 
        paragraph (4), for Federal-aid highway and highway safety 
        construction programs that are apportioned by the Secretary 
        under title 23, United States Code (other than the amounts 
        apportioned for the national highway performance program in 
        section 119 of title 23, United States Code, that are exempt 
        from the limitation under subsection (b)(12) and the amounts 
        apportioned under sections 202 and 204 of that title) in the 
        proportion that--
                    (A) amounts authorized to be appropriated for the 
                programs that are apportioned under title 23, United 
                States Code, to each State for such fiscal year; bears 
                to
                    (B) the total of the amounts authorized to be 
                appropriated for the programs that are apportioned 
                under title 23, United States Code, to all States for 
                such fiscal year.
    (b) Exceptions From Obligation Limitation.--The obligation 
limitation for Federal-aid highways shall not apply to obligations 
under or for--
            (1) section 125 of title 23, United States Code;
            (2) section 147 of the Surface Transportation Assistance 
        Act of 1978 (23 U.S.C. 144 note; 92 Stat. 2714);
            (3) section 9 of the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1981 (95 
        Stat. 1701);
            (4) subsections (b) and (j) of section 131 of the Surface 
        Transportation Assistance Act of 1982 (96 Stat. 2119);
            (5) subsections (b) and (c) of section 149 of the Surface 
        Transportation and Uniform Relocation Assistance Act of 1987 
        (101 Stat. 198);
            (6) sections 1103 through 1108 of the Intermodal Surface 
        Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 (105 Stat. 2027);
            (7) section 157 of title 23, United States Code (as in 
        effect on June 8, 1998);
            (8) section 105 of title 23, United States Code (as in 
        effect for fiscal years 1998 through 2004, but only in an 
        amount equal to $639,000,000 for each of those fiscal years);
            (9) Federal-aid highway programs for which obligation 
        authority was made available under the Transportation Equity 
        Act for the 21st Century (112 Stat. 107) or subsequent Acts for 
        multiple years or to remain available until expended, but only 
        to the extent that the obligation authority has not lapsed or 
        been used;
            (10) section 105 of title 23, United States Code (but, for 
        each of fiscal years 2005 through 2012, only in an amount equal 
        to $639,000,000 for each of those fiscal years);
            (11) section 1603 of SAFETEA-LU (23 U.S.C. 118 note; 119 
        Stat. 1248), to the extent that funds obligated in accordance 
        with that section were not subject to a limitation on 
        obligations at the time at which the funds were initially made 
        available for obligation; and
            (12) section 119 of title 23, United States Code (but, for 
        fiscal years 2013 and 2014, only in an amount equal to 
        $639,000,000 for such fiscal year).
    (c) Redistribution of Unused Obligation Authority.--Notwithstanding 
subsection (a), the Secretary shall, after August 1 of such fiscal 
year--
            (1) revise a distribution of the obligation limitation made 
        available under subsection (a) if an amount distributed cannot 
        be obligated during that fiscal year; and
            (2) redistribute sufficient amounts to those States able to 
        obligate amounts in addition to those previously distributed 
        during that fiscal year, giving priority to those States having 
        large unobligated balances of funds apportioned under sections 
        144 (as in effect on the day before the date of enactment of 
        the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act) and 104 
        of title 23, United States Code.
    (d) Applicability of Obligation Limitations to Transportation 
Research Programs.--
            (1) In general.--Except as provided in paragraph (2), the 
        obligation limitation for Federal-aid highways shall apply to 
        contract authority for transportation research programs carried 
        out under--
                    (A) chapter 5 of title 23, United States Code; and
                    (B) division E of the Moving Ahead for Progress in 
                the 21st Century Act.
            (2) Exception.--Obligation authority made available under 
        paragraph (1) shall--
                    (A) remain available for a period of 4 fiscal 
                years; and
                    (B) be in addition to the amount of any limitation 
                imposed on obligations for Federal-aid highway and 
                highway safety construction programs for future fiscal 
                years.
    (e) Redistribution of Certain Authorized Funds.--
            (1) In general.--Not later than 30 days after the date of 
        distribution of obligation limitation under subsection (a), the 
        Secretary shall distribute to the States any funds (excluding 
        funds authorized for the program under section 202 of title 23, 
        United States Code) that--
                    (A) are authorized to be appropriated for such 
                fiscal year for Federal-aid highway programs; and
                    (B) the Secretary determines will not be allocated 
                to the States (or will not be apportioned to the States 
                under section 204 of title 23, United States Code), and 
                will not be available for obligation, for such fiscal 
                year because of the imposition of any obligation 
                limitation for such fiscal year.
            (2) Ratio.--Funds shall be distributed under paragraph (1) 
        in the same proportion as the distribution of obligation 
        authority under subsection (a)(5).
            (3) Availability.--Funds distributed to each State under 
        paragraph (1) shall be available for any purpose described in 
        section 133(b) of title 23, United States Code.
    Sec. 121.  Notwithstanding 31 U.S.C. 3302, funds received by the 
Bureau of Transportation Statistics from the sale of data products, for 
necessary expenses incurred pursuant to chapter 63 of title 49, United 
States Code, may be credited to the Federal-aid Highways account for 
the purpose of reimbursing the Bureau for such expenses:  Provided, 
That such funds shall be subject to the obligation limitation for 
Federal-aid Highways and highway safety construction programs.
    Sec. 122.  Not less than 15 days prior to waiving, under his 
statutory authority, any Buy America requirement for Federal-aid 
highway projects, the Secretary of Transportation shall make an 
informal public notice and comment opportunity on the intent to issue 
such waiver and the reasons therefor:  Provided, That the Secretary 
shall provide an annual report to the House and Senate Committees on 
Appropriations on any waivers granted under the Buy America 
requirements.
    Sec. 123. (a) In General.--Except as provided in subsection (b), 
none of the funds made available, limited, or otherwise affected by 
this Act shall be used to approve or otherwise authorize the imposition 
of any toll on any segment of highway located on the Federal-aid system 
in the State of Texas that--
            (1) as of the date of enactment of this Act, is not tolled;
            (2) is constructed with Federal assistance provided under 
        title 23, United States Code; and
            (3) is in actual operation as of the date of enactment of 
        this Act.
    (b) Exceptions.--
            (1) Number of toll lanes.--Subsection (a) shall not apply 
        to any segment of highway on the Federal-aid system described 
        in that subsection that, as of the date on which a toll is 
        imposed on the segment, will have the same number of nontoll 
        lanes as were in existence prior to that date.
            (2) High-occupancy vehicle lanes.--A high-occupancy vehicle 
        lane that is converted to a toll lane shall not be subject to 
        this section, and shall not be considered to be a nontoll lane 
        for purposes of determining whether a highway will have fewer 
        nontoll lanes than prior to the date of imposition of the toll, 
        if--
                    (A) high-occupancy vehicles occupied by the number 
                of passengers specified by the entity operating the 
                toll lane may use the toll lane without paying a toll, 
                unless otherwise specified by the appropriate county, 
                town, municipal or other local government entity, or 
                public toll road or transit authority; or
                    (B) each high-occupancy vehicle lane that was 
                converted to a toll lane was constructed as a temporary 
                lane to be replaced by a toll lane under a plan 
                approved by the appropriate county, town, municipal or 
                other local government entity, or public toll road or 
                transit authority.
    Sec. 124.  From the unobligated balances of funds apportioned among 
the States prior to October 1, 2012, under sections 104(b) of title 23, 
United States Code (as in effect on the day before the date of 
enactment of Public Law 112-141), the amount of $26,103,000 shall be 
made available in fiscal year 2014 for the administrative expenses of 
the Federal Highway Administration:  Provided, That this provision 
shall not apply to funds distributed in accordance with section 
104(b)(5) of title 23, United States Code (as in effect on the day 
before the date of enactment of Public Law 112-141); section 133(d)(1) 
of such title (as in effect on the day before the date of enactment of 
Public Law 109-59); and the first sentence of section 133(d)(3)(A) of 
such title (as in effect on the day before the date of enactment of 
Public Law 112-141):  Provided further, That such amount shall be 
derived on a proportional basis from the unobligated balances of 
apportioned funds to which this provision applies:  Provided further, 
That the amount made available by this provision in fiscal year 2014 
for the administrative expenses of the Federal Highway Administration 
shall be in addition to the amount made available in fiscal year 2014 
for such purposes under section 104(a) of title 23, United States Code: 
 Provided further, That the amount made available by this provision in 
fiscal year 2014 for the administrative expenses of the Federal Highway 
Administration shall have the same period of availability and 
characteristics of the contract authority made available under section 
104(a) of title 23, United States Code.
    Sec. 125.  None of the funds in this Act to the Department of 
Transportation may be used to provide credit assistance unless not less 
than 3 days before any application approval to provide credit 
assistance under sections 603 and 604 of title 23, United States Code, 
the Secretary of Transportation provides notification in writing to the 
following committees: the House and Senate Committees on 
Appropriations; the Committee on Environment and Public Works and the 
Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs of the Senate; and the 
Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure of the House of 
Representatives:  Provided, That such notification shall include, but 
not be limited to, the name of the project sponsor; a description of 
the project; whether credit assistance will be provided as a direct 
loan, loan guarantee, or line of credit; and the amount of credit 
assistance.
    Sec. 126.  Section 149(m) of title 23, United States Code, is 
amended by striking ``that was previously eligible under this section'' 
and replacing with ``for which CMAQ funding was made available, 
obligated or expended in fiscal year 2012, and shall have no imposed 
time limitation''.

              Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

              motor carrier safety operations and programs

                (liquidation of contract authorization)

                      (limitation on obligations)

                          (highway trust fund)

    For payment of obligations incurred in the implementation, 
execution and administration of motor carrier safety operations and 
programs pursuant to section 31104(i) of title 49, United States Code, 
and sections 4127 and 4134 of Public Law 109-59, as amended by Public 
Law 112-141, $259,000,000, to be derived from the Highway Trust Fund 
(other than the Mass Transit Account), together with advances and 
reimbursements received by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety 
Administration, and to remain available until expended:  Provided, That 
funds available for implementation, execution or administration of 
motor carrier safety operations and programs authorized under title 49, 
United States Code, shall not exceed total obligations of $259,000,000, 
for ``Motor Carrier Safety Operations and Programs'' for fiscal year 
2014, of which $9,000,000, to remain available for obligation until 
September 30, 2016, is for the research and technology program, and of 
which $1,000,000 shall be available for commercial motor vehicle 
operator's grants to carry out section 4134 of Public Law 109-59, and 
of which $34,545,000, to remain available for obligation until 
September 30, 2016, is for information management:  Provided further, 
That the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration shall transmit to 
Congress a report by March 28, 2014, on the agency's ability to meet 
its requirement to conduct compliance reviews on mandatory carriers:  
Provided further, That the Federal Motor Carrier Safety 
Administration's obligation limitation shall be reduced by $100,000 per 
day for each day any report required under this heading or accompanying 
report is past the deadlines specified herein.

                     national motor carrier safety

                (liquidation of contract authorization)

                      (limitation of obligations)

                          (highway trust fund)

    For payment of obligations incurred in the implementation, 
execution, and administration of national motor carrier safety programs 
pursuant to section 31104(i) of title 49, United States Code, and 
sections 4127 and 4134 of Public Law 109-59, $19,000,000, to be derived 
from the Highway Trust Fund (other than the Mass Transit Account), 
together with advances and reimbursements received by the Federal Motor 
Carrier Safety Administration, the sum of which shall remain available 
until expended:  Provided, That none of the funds derived from the 
Highway Trust Fund under this heading shall be available for the 
implementation, execution or administration of programs, the 
obligations for which are in excess of $19,000,000, of which 
$13,000,000 shall be made available for the use of border facilities 
and $6,000,000 shall be made available for information technology 
modernization efforts:  Provided further, That of the $19,000,000 of 
unobligated contract authority provided in the Transportation Equity 
Act for the 21st Century (Public Law 105-178) or other appropriation or 
authorization acts for the national motor carrier safety program, 
$13,000,000 shall be made available for the use of border facilities 
and $6,000,000 shall be made available for information technology and 
data analysis activities.

                      motor carrier safety grants

                (liquidation of contract authorization)

                      (limitation on obligations)

                          (highway trust fund)

    For payment of obligations incurred in carrying out sections 31102, 
31104(a), 31106, 31107, 31109, 31309, 31313 of title 49, United States 
Code, and sections 4126 and 4128 of Public Law 109-59, as amended by 
Public Law 112-141, $317,000,000, to be derived from the Highway Trust 
Fund (other than the Mass Transit Account) and to remain available 
until expended:  Provided, That funds available for the implementation 
or execution of motor carrier safety programs shall not exceed total 
obligations of $317,000,000 in fiscal year 2014 for ``Motor Carrier 
Safety Grants''; of which $222,000,000 shall be available for the motor 
carrier safety assistance program, $30,000,000 shall be available for 
the commercial driver's license improvements program, $32,000,000 shall 
be available for border enforcement grants, $5,000,000 shall be 
available for the performance and registration information system 
management program, $25,000,000 shall be available for the commercial 
vehicle information systems and networks deployment program, and 
$3,000,000 shall be available for the safety data improvement program:  
Provided further, That, of the funds made available herein for the 
motor carrier assistance program, $36,000,000 shall be available for 
audits of new entrant motor carriers.

 administrative provision--federal motor carrier safety administration

    Sec. 130.  Funds appropriated or limited in this Act shall be 
subject to the terms and conditions stipulated in section 350 of Public 
Law 107-87 and section 6901 of Public Law 110-28.
    Sec. 131.  Section 4144(d) of Public Law 109-59 is amended by 
striking ``September 30, 2013'' and replacing with ``September 30, 
2014''.
    Sec. 132.  Section 4138 of Public Law 109-59 is amended by striking 
``category A or B'' and inserting ``high-risk''.

             National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

                        operations and research

    For expenses necessary to discharge the functions of the Secretary, 
with respect to traffic and highway safety authorized under chapter 301 
and part C of subtitle VI of title 49, United States Code, 
$148,343,000, of which $20,000,000 shall remain available through 
September 30, 2015.

                        operations and research

                (liquidation of contract authorization)

                      (limitation on obligations)

                          (highway trust fund)

    For payment of obligations incurred in carrying out the provisions 
of 23 U.S.C. 403, and chapter 303 of title 49, United States Code, 
$138,500,000, to be derived from the Highway Trust Fund (other than the 
Mass Transit Account) and to remain available until expended:  
Provided, That none of the funds in this Act shall be available for the 
planning or execution of programs the total obligations for which, in 
fiscal year 2014, are in excess of $138,500,000, of which $133,500,000 
shall be for programs authorized under 23 U.S.C. 403 and $5,000,000 
shall be for the National Driver Register authorized under and chapter 
303 of title 49, United States Code:  Provided further, That within the 
$133,500,000 obligation limitation for operations and research, 
$20,000,000 shall remain available until September 30, 2015 and shall 
be in addition to the amount of any limitation imposed on obligations 
for future years:  Provided further, That $20,000,000 of the total 
obligation limitation for operations and research in fiscal year 2014 
shall be applied toward unobligated balances of contract authority 
provided in prior Acts for carrying out the provisions of 23 U.S.C. 
403, and chapter 303 of title 49, United States Code.

                     highway traffic safety grants

                (liquidation of contract authorization)

                      (limitation on obligations)

                          (highway trust fund)

    For payment of obligations incurred in carrying out the provisions 
of 23 U.S.C. 402 and 405, section 2009 of Public Law 109-59 as amended 
by Public Law 112-141, and section 31101(a)(6) of Public Law 112-141, 
to remain available until expended, $561,500,000 to be derived from the 
Highway Trust Fund (other than the Mass Transit Account):  Provided, 
That none of the funds in this Act shall be available for the planning 
or execution of programs the total obligations for which, in fiscal 
year 2014, are in excess of $561,500,000 for programs authorized under 
23 U.S.C. 402 and 405, section 2009 of Public Law 109-59 as amended by 
Public Law 112-141, and section 31101(a)(6) of Public Law 112-141, of 
which $235,000,000 shall be for ``Highway Safety Programs'' under 23 
U.S.C. 402; $272,000,000 shall be for ``National Priority Safety 
Programs'' under 23 U.S.C. 405; $29,000,000 shall be for the ``High 
Visibility Enforcement Program'' under section 2009 of Public Law 109-
59 as amended by Public Law 112-141; $25,500,000 shall be for 
``Administrative Expenses'' under section 31101(a)(6) of Public Law 
112-141:  Provided further, That none of these funds shall be used for 
construction, rehabilitation, or remodeling costs, or for office 
furnishings and fixtures for State, local or private buildings or 
structures:  Provided further, That not to exceed $500,000 of the funds 
made available for ``National Priority Safety Programs'' under 23 
U.S.C. 405 for ``Impaired Driving Countermeasures'' (as described in 
subsection (d) of that section) shall be available for technical 
assistance to the States:  Provided further, That with respect to the 
``Transfers'' provision under 23 U.S.C. 405(a)(1)(G), any amounts 
transferred to increase the amounts made available under section 402 
shall include the obligation authority for such amounts:  Provided 
further, That the Administrator shall notify the House and Senate 
Committees on Appropriations of any exercise of the authority granted 
under the previous proviso or under 23 U.S.C. 405(a)(1)(G) within 60 
days.

      administrative provisions--national highway traffic safety 
                             administration

    Sec. 140.  An additional $130,000 shall be made available to the 
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, out of the amount 
limited for section 402 of title 23, United States Code, to pay for 
travel and related expenses for State management reviews and to pay for 
core competency development training and related expenses for highway 
safety staff.
    Sec. 141.  The limitations on obligations for the programs of the 
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration set in this Act shall 
not apply to obligations for which obligation authority was made 
available in previous public laws but only to the extent that the 
obligation authority has not lapsed or been used.
    Sec. 142.  None of the funds in this Act shall be used to implement 
section 404 of title 23, United States Code.

                    Federal Railroad Administration

                         safety and operations

    For necessary expenses of the Federal Railroad Administration, not 
otherwise provided for, $184,500,000, of which $12,400,000 shall remain 
available until expended.

                   railroad research and development

    For necessary expenses for railroad research and development, 
$35,250,000, to remain available until expended.

       railroad rehabilitation and improvement financing program

    The Secretary of Transportation is authorized to issue direct loans 
and loan guarantees pursuant to sections 501 through 504 of the 
Railroad Revitalization and Regulatory Reform Act of 1976 (Public Law 
94-210), as amended, such authority to exist as long as any such direct 
loan or loan guarantee is outstanding:  Provided, That, pursuant to 
section 502 of such Act, as amended, no new direct loans or loan 
guarantee commitments shall be made using Federal funds for the credit 
risk premium during fiscal year 2014.

         grants to the national railroad passenger corporation

    To enable the Secretary of Transportation to make grants to the 
National Railroad Passenger Corporation as authorized by the Passenger 
Rail Investment and Improvement Act of 2008 (division B of Public Law 
110-432, hereafter referred to as ``such law'' for purposes of this 
heading), $1,452,000,000 to remain available until expended:  Provided, 
That of the amounts available under this heading, up to $199,000,000 
shall be for debt service obligations, up to $390,000,000 shall be for 
the operation of intercity passenger rail, and not less than 
$75,000,000 shall be made available to bring Amtrak served facilities 
and stations into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act:  
Provided further, That after an initial distribution of up to 
$200,000,000, which shall be used by Amtrak as a working capital 
account, all remaining capital and debt service funds shall be provided 
only on a reimbursable basis:  Provided further, That funding for the 
operation of intercity passenger rail, as authorized by section 101 of 
such law, shall be distributed no more frequently than quarterly:  
Provided further, That the Secretary may retain up to one-half of 1 
percent of the funds provided under this heading to fund the costs of 
project management and oversight of activities authorized by 
subsections 101(a) and 101(c) of such law:  Provided further, That in 
addition to the project management oversight funds authorized under 
section 101(d) of such law, the Secretary may retain up to an 
additional one-half of 1 percent of the funds provided under this 
heading to fund expenses associated with section 24905 of title 49, 
United States Code:  Provided further, That not later than 60 days 
after the date of enactment of this Act, the Corporation shall 
transmit, in electronic format, to the House and Senate Committees on 
Appropriations a business plan and 5-year Financial Plan for fiscal 
year 2014 as required under section 204 of such law.

capital assistance for national high performance passenger rail service

    To enable the Secretary of Transportation to make grants for 
projects that solely improve existing passenger rail corridor services 
as authorized under sections 24402, and 24105 of title 49, United 
States Code, $100,000,000, to remain available until expended:  
Provided, That up to $20,000,000 of the funds provided under this 
paragraph may be used for planning activities that lead directly to the 
development of a passenger rail corridor investment plan consistent 
with the requirements established by the Administrator or a state rail 
plan consistent with chapter 227 of title 49, United States Code:  
Provided further, That the Secretary may retain a portion of the funds 
made available for planning activities under the previous proviso to 
facilitate the preparation of a service development plan and related 
environmental impact statement for high performance rail corridors 
located in multiple States:  Provided further, That the Secretary shall 
issue a notice of funding availability that shall provide interim 
guidance to applicants covering application procedures and administer 
the grants provided under this heading pursuant to that guidance:  
Provided further, That the Federal share payable of the costs for which 
a grant or cooperative agreements is made under this heading shall not 
exceed 80 percent:  Provided further, That a project need not be in a 
State rail plan developed under Chapter 227 of title 49, United States 
Code, to be eligible for assistance under this heading:  Provided 
further, That up to 2 percent of the funds provided under this heading 
are available to the Administrator of the Federal Railroad 
Administration to fund the award and oversight by the Administrator of 
grants and cooperative agreements made under this heading:  Provided 
further, That recipients of grants under this paragraph shall conduct 
all procurement transactions using such grant funds in a manner that 
provides full and open competition, as determined by the Secretary, in 
compliance with existing labor agreements.

                    next generation high speed rail

                              (rescission)

    Of the funds made available for Next Generation High Speed Rail, as 
authorized by sections 1103 and 7201 of Public Law 105-178, $1,973,000 
are hereby permanently rescinded.

                 northeast corridor improvement program

                              (rescission)

    Of the funds made available for the Northeast Corridor Improvement 
Program, as authorized by Public Law 94-210, $4,419,000 are hereby 
permanently rescinded.

       administrative provisions--federal railroad administration

    Sec. 150.  Hereafter, notwithstanding any other provision of law, 
funds provided in this Act for the National Railroad Passenger 
Corporation shall immediately cease to be available to said Corporation 
in the event that the Corporation contracts to have services provided 
at or from any location outside the United States. For purposes of this 
section, the word ``services'' shall mean any service that was, as of 
July 1, 2006, performed by a full-time or part-time Amtrak employee 
whose base of employment is located within the United States.
    Sec. 151.  The Secretary of Transportation may receive and expend 
cash, or receive and utilize spare parts and similar items, from non-
United States Government sources to repair damages to or replace United 
States Government owned automated track inspection cars and equipment 
as a result of third-party liability for such damages, and any amounts 
collected under this section shall be credited directly to the Safety 
and Operations account of the Federal Railroad Administration, and 
shall remain available until expended for the repair, operation and 
maintenance of automated track inspection cars and equipment in 
connection with the automated track inspection program.
    Sec. 152.  None of the funds provided to the National Railroad 
Passenger Corporation may be used to fund any overtime costs in excess 
of $35,000 for any individual employee:  Provided, That the president 
of Amtrak may waive the cap set in the previous proviso for specific 
employees when the president of Amtrak determines such a cap poses a 
risk to the safety and operational efficiency of the system:  Provided 
further, That Amtrak shall notify the House and Senate Committees on 
Appropriations quarterly of any waivers to such cap and delineate the 
reasons for granting such waiver.
    Sec. 153.  The amounts available to the National Railroad Passenger 
Corporation for the operation of intercity passenger rail shall be 
available for distribution by the Secretary only after receiving and 
reviewing a grant request for each specific train route accompanied by 
a detailed financial analysis, revenue projection, and capital asset 
plan justifying the Federal support to the Secretary's satisfaction.
    Sec. 154.  Of the funds made available under Public Law 113-2 under 
the heading ``Federal Railroad Administration, Grants to the National 
Railroad Passenger Corporation'', the second proviso is amended by 
deleting ``or any other Act''.

                     Federal Transit Administration

                        administrative expenses

    For necessary administrative expenses of the Federal Transit 
Administration's programs authorized by chapter 53 of title 49, United 
States Code, $109,888,000, of which not less than $5,000,000 shall be 
available to carry out the provisions of 49 U.S.C. 5329 and not less 
than $1,000,000 shall be available to carry out the provisions of 49 
U.S.C. 5326:  Provided, That upon submission to the Congress of the 
fiscal year 2015 President's budget, the Secretary of Transportation 
shall transmit to Congress the annual report on Capital Investment 
Grants, including proposed allocations of funds for fiscal year 2015.

                             formula grants

                  (liquidation of contract authority)

                      (limitation on obligations)

                          (highway trust fund)

    For payment of obligations incurred in carrying out the provisions 
of 49 U.S.C. 5305, 5307, 5310, 5311, 5318, 5322(d), 5329(e)(6), 5335, 
5337, 5339, and 5340, as amended by Public Law 112-141, and 20005(b) of 
Public Law 112-141, $9,500,000,000, to be derived from the Mass Transit 
Account of the Highway Trust Fund and to remain available until 
expended:  Provided, That funds available for the implementation or 
execution of programs authorized under 49 U.S.C. 5305, 5307, 5310, 
5311, 5318, 5322(d), 5329(e)(6), 5335, 5337, 5339, and 5340, as amended 
by Public Law 112-141, and 20005(b) of Public Law 112-141, shall not 
exceed total obligations of $8,595,000,000 in fiscal year 2014.

                       transit research programs

    For necessary expenses to carry out 49 U.S.C. 5312, 5313, 5314, and 
5322(a), (b) and (e), $55,300,000, to remain available until September 
30, 2015:  Provided, That not less than $43,300,000 shall be for 
activities authorized under 49 U.S.C. 5312;  Provided further, That the 
Federal share for contracts and cooperative agreements under the 
program referred to in the previous proviso may be up to 100 percent.

                       capital investment grants

    For necessary expenses to carry out 49 U.S.C. 5309, $1,942,938,000, 
to remain available until expended.

      grants to the washington metropolitan area transit authority

    For grants to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority as 
authorized under section 601 of division B of Public Law 110-432, 
$150,000,000, to remain available until expended:  Provided, That the 
Secretary shall approve grants for capital and preventive maintenance 
expenditures for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 
only after receiving and reviewing a request for each specific project: 
 Provided further, That prior to approving such grants, the Secretary 
shall determine that the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 
has placed the highest priority on those investments that will improve 
the safety of the system:  Provided further, That the Secretary, to 
ensure safety throughout the rail system, may waive the requirements of 
section 601(e)(1)(B) of Public Law 110-432 for fiscal years 2014 and 
2015.

             public transportation emergency relief program

    For necessary expenses to carry out 49 U.S.C. 5324, $15,000,000, to 
remain available until expended.

       administrative provisions--federal transit administration

                    (including rescission of funds)

    Sec. 160.  The limitations on obligations for the programs of the 
Federal Transit Administration shall not apply to any authority under 
49 U.S.C. 5338, previously made available for obligation, or to any 
other authority previously made available for obligation.
    Sec. 161.  Funds appropriated or limited by this Act under the 
heading ``Fixed Guideway Capital Investment'' of the Federal Transit 
Administration for projects specified in this Act or identified in 
reports accompanying this Act not obligated by September 30, 2018, and 
other recoveries, may be directed to any project eligible under 49 
U.S.C. 5309.
    Sec. 162.  Any funds appropriated before October 1, 2013, under any 
section of chapter 53 of title 49, United States Code, that remain 
available for expenditure, may be transferred to and administered under 
the most recent appropriation heading for any such section.
    Sec. 163.  Hereafter, the Secretary may not enforce regulations 
related to charter bus service under part 604 of title 49, Code of 
Federal Regulations, for any transit agency who during fiscal year 2008 
was both initially granted a 60-day period to come into compliance with 
part 604, and then was subsequently granted an exception from said 
part.
    Sec. 164.  For purposes of applying the project justification and 
local financial commitment criteria of 49 U.S.C. 5309(d) to a New 
Starts project, the Secretary may consider the costs and ridership of 
any connected project in an instance in which private parties are 
making significant financial contributions to the construction of the 
connected project; additionally, the Secretary may consider the 
significant financial contributions of private parties to the connected 
project in calculating the non-Federal share of net capital project 
costs for the New Starts project.
    Sec. 165.  Unobligated and recovered fiscal year 2010 through 2012 
funds that were made available to carry out 49 U.S.C. 5339 shall be 
available to carry out 49 U.S.C. 5309, as amended by Public Law 112-
141, subject to the terms and conditions required under such section.
    Sec. 166.  New bus rapid transit projects recommended in the 
President's budget submission to the Congress of the United States for 
funds appropriated under the heading ``capital investment grants'' in 
this Act shall be funded from $93,269,369 in unobligated amounts that 
were made available to carry out the discretionary bus and bus 
facilities program under 49 U.S.C. 5309 in fiscal years 1999 through 
2010:  Provided, That all such projects shall remain subject to the 
Capital Investment Grants Program requirements of 49 U.S.C. 5309 for 
New Starts, Small Starts, or Core Capacity projects as applicable.
    Sec. 167.  Of the funds made available for the Formula Grants 
program, as authorized by Public Law 97-424, as amended, $63,465,775 
are hereby permanently rescinded:  Provided, That of the funds made 
available for the Formula Grants program, as authorized by Public Law 
91-453, as amended, $795,307 are hereby permanently rescinded:  
Provided further, That of the funds made available for the Formula 
Grants program as authorized by Public Law 95-599, as amended, $928,838 
are hereby permanently rescinded:  Provided further, That of the funds 
made available for the University Transportation Research program, as 
authorized by Public Law 91-453, as amended, and by Public Law 102-240, 
as amended, $511,130 are hereby permanently rescinded:  Provided 
further, That of the funds made available for the Job Access and 
Reverse Commute program, as authorized by Public Law 105-178, as 
amended, $14,989,839 are hereby permanently rescinded:  Provided 
further, That of the funds made available for the Capital Investment 
Grants program, as authorized by Public Law 105-178, as amended, 
$11,429,055 are hereby permanently rescinded:  Provided further, That 
of the funds made available for the Research, Training, and Human 
Resources program, as authorized by Public Law 95-599, as amended, 
$247,579 are hereby permanently rescinded:  Provided further, That of 
the funds made available for the Interstate Transfer Grants program, as 
authorized by 23 U.S.C. 103(e)(4), $2,687,207 are hereby permanently 
rescinded:  Provided further, That of the funds made available for the 
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, as authorized by 
section 14 of Public Law 96-184, as amended, and by Public Law 101-551, 
as amended, $523,107 are hereby permanently rescinded:  Provided 
further, That of the funds made available for the Urban Discretionary 
Grants program, as authorized by Public Law 88-365, as amended, 
$578,353 are hereby permanently rescinded:  Provided further, That no 
amounts may be rescinded from amounts that were designated by the 
Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to a concurrent 
resolution on the budget or the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit 
Control Act of 1985, as amended.

             Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation

    The Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation is hereby 
authorized to make such expenditures, within the limits of funds and 
borrowing authority available to the Corporation, and in accord with 
law, and to make such contracts and commitments without regard to 
fiscal year limitations as provided by section 104 of the Government 
Corporation Control Act, as amended, as may be necessary in carrying 
out the programs set forth in the Corporation's budget for the current 
fiscal year.

                       operations and maintenance

                    (harbor maintenance trust fund)

    For necessary expenses to conduct the operations, maintenance, and 
capital asset renewal activities of those portions of the St. Lawrence 
Seaway owned, operated, and maintained by the Saint Lawrence Seaway 
Development Corporation, $33,000,000, to be derived from the Harbor 
Maintenance Trust Fund, pursuant to Public Law 99-662.

                        Maritime Administration

                       maritime security program

    For necessary expenses to maintain and preserve a U.S.-flag 
merchant fleet to serve the national security needs of the United 
States, $186,000,000, to remain available until expended.

                        operations and training

    For necessary expenses of operations and training activities 
authorized by law, $153,803,000, of which $11,100,000 shall remain 
available until expended for maintenance and repair of training ships 
at State Maritime Academies, and of which $2,400,000 shall remain 
available through September 30, 2015 for Student Incentive Program 
payments at State Maritime Academies, and of which $18,000,000 shall 
remain available until expended for facilities maintenance and repair, 
equipment, and capital improvements at the United State Merchant Marine 
Academy:  Provided, That amounts apportioned for the United States 
Merchant Marine Academy shall be available only upon allotments made 
personally by the Secretary of Transportation or the Assistant 
Secretary for Budget and Programs:  Provided further, That the 
Superintendent, Deputy Superintendent and the Director of the Office of 
Resource Management of the United State Merchant Marine Academy may not 
be allotment holders for the United States Merchant Marine Academy, and 
the Administrator of the Maritime Administration shall hold all 
allotments made by the Secretary of Transportation or the Assistant 
Secretary for Budget and Programs under the previous proviso:  Provided 
further, That 50 percent of the funding made available for the United 
States Merchant Marine Academy under this heading shall be available 
only after the Secretary, in consultation with the Superintendent and 
the Maritime Administrator, completes a plan detailing by program or 
activity how such funding will be expended at the Academy, and this 
plan is submitted to the House and Senate Committees on Appropriations: 
 Provided further, That the Committee directs the Administrator to 
submit a report to the Appropriations Committee within 90 days of the 
date of enactment of this Act detailing the current and future impacts 
of reductions in government impelled cargo on the U.S. Merchant Marine 
as a result of changes to cargo preference requirements included in the 
Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21), the 
historical reductions in the Public Law 480 Food for Peace program, and 
the winding down of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan:  Provided 
further, That the Committee also directs the Secretary of 
Transportation and the Administrator, in collaboration with the 
Department of Defense, to further develop a national sealift strategy 
that ensures the long-term viability of the U.S. Merchant Marine.

                             ship disposal

    For necessary expenses related to the disposal of obsolete vessels 
in the National Defense Reserve Fleet of the Maritime Administration, 
$4,800,000, to remain available until expended.

                     assistance to small shipyards

    To make grants to qualified shipyards as authorized under section 
3508 of Public Law 110-417 or section 54101 of title 46, United States 
Code, $10,000,000, to remain available until expended:  Provided, That 
to be considered for assistance, a qualified shipyard shall submit an 
application for assistance no later than 60 days after enactment of 
this Act:  Provided further, That from applications submitted under the 
previous proviso, the Secretary of Transportation shall make grants no 
later than 120 days after enactment of this Act in such amounts as the 
Secretary determines.

          maritime guaranteed loan (title xi) program account

                     (including transfer of funds)

    For the cost of guaranteed loans, as authorized, $38,500,000, of 
which $35,000,000 shall remain available until expended:  Provided, 
That such costs, including the cost of modifying such loans, shall be 
as defined in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, as 
amended:  Provided further, That not to exceed $3,500,000 shall be 
available for administrative expenses to carry out the guaranteed loan 
program, which shall be transferred to and merged with the 
appropriations for ``Operations and Training'', Maritime 
Administration.

           administrative provision--maritime administration

    Sec. 170.  Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, the 
Maritime Administration is authorized to furnish utilities and services 
and make necessary repairs in connection with any lease, contract, or 
occupancy involving Government property under control of the Maritime 
Administration, and payments received therefor shall be credited to the 
appropriation charged with the cost thereof:  Provided, That rental 
payments under any such lease, contract, or occupancy for items other 
than such utilities, services, or repairs shall be covered into the 
Treasury as miscellaneous receipts.

         Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

                          operational expenses

                         (pipeline safety fund)

                     (including transfer of funds)

    For necessary operational expenses of the Pipeline and Hazardous 
Materials Safety Administration, $21,654,000, of which $639,000 shall 
be derived from the Pipeline Safety Fund:  Provided, That $1,500,000 
shall be transferred to ``Pipeline Safety'' in order to fund ``Pipeline 
Safety Information Grants to Communities'' as authorized under section 
60130 of title 49, United States Code.

                       hazardous materials safety

    For expenses necessary to discharge the hazardous materials safety 
functions of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety 
Administration, $45,000,000, of which $2,300,000 shall remain available 
until September 30, 2016:  Provided, That up to $800,000 in fees 
collected under 49 U.S.C. 5108(g) shall be deposited in the general 
fund of the Treasury as offsetting receipts:  Provided further, That 
there may be credited to this appropriation, to be available until 
expended, funds received from States, counties, municipalities, other 
public authorities, and private sources for expenses incurred for 
training, for reports publication and dissemination, and for travel 
incurred in performance of hazardous materials exemptions and approvals 
functions.

                            pipeline safety

                         (pipeline safety fund)

                    (oil spill liability trust fund)

                  (pipeline safety design review fund)

    For expenses necessary to conduct the functions of the pipeline 
safety program, for grants-in-aid to carry out a pipeline safety 
program, as authorized by 49 U.S.C. 60107, and to discharge the 
pipeline program responsibilities of the Oil Pollution Act of 1990, 
$151,427,000, of which $18,573,000 shall be derived from the Oil Spill 
Liability Trust Fund and shall remain available until September 30, 
2016; and of which $130,854,000 shall be derived from the Pipeline 
Safety Fund, of which $82,569,000 shall remain available until 
September 30, 2016; and of which $2,000,000, to remain available until 
expended, shall be derived as provided in this Act from the Pipeline 
Safety Design Review Fund, as established in the Pipeline Safety, 
Regulatory Certainty, and Job Creation Act of 2011 (Public Law 112-90).

                     emergency preparedness grants

                     (emergency preparedness fund)

    For necessary expenses to carry out 49 U.S.C. 5128(b), $188,000, to 
be derived from the Emergency Preparedness Fund, to remain available 
until September 30, 2015:  Provided, That not more than $28,318,000 
shall be made available for obligation in fiscal year 2014 from amounts 
made available by 49 U.S.C. 5116(i) and 5128(b)-(c):  Provided further, 
That none of the funds made available by 49 U.S.C. 5116(i), 5128(b), or 
5128(c) shall be made available for obligation by individuals other 
than the Secretary of Transportation, or his designee.

                      Office of Inspector General

                         salaries and expenses

    For necessary expenses of the Office of the Inspector General to 
carry out the provisions of the Inspector General Act of 1978, as 
amended, $86,605,000:  Provided, That the Inspector General shall have 
all necessary authority, in carrying out the duties specified in the 
Inspector General Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App. 3), to investigate 
allegations of fraud, including false statements to the government (18 
U.S.C. 1001), by any person or entity that is subject to regulation by 
the Department:  Provided further, That the funds made available under 
this heading may be used to investigate, pursuant to section 41712 of 
title 49, United States Code: (1) unfair or deceptive practices and 
unfair methods of competition by domestic and foreign air carriers and 
ticket agents; and (2) the compliance of domestic and foreign air 
carriers with respect to item (1) of this proviso:  Provided further, 
That hereafter funds transferred to the Office of the Inspector General 
through forfeiture proceedings or from the Department of Justice Assets 
Forfeiture Fund or the Department of the Treasury Forfeiture Fund, as a 
participating agency, as an equitable share from the forfeiture of 
property in investigations in which the Office of Inspector General 
participates, or through the granting of a Petition for Remission or 
Mitigation, shall be deposited to the credit of this account for law 
enforcement activities authorized under the Inspector General Act of 
1978, as amended, to remain available until expended.

                      Surface Transportation Board

                         salaries and expenses

    For necessary expenses of the Surface Transportation Board, 
including services authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109, $32,250,000:  Provided, 
That notwithstanding any other provision of law, not to exceed 
$1,250,000 from fees established by the Chairman of the Surface 
Transportation Board shall be credited to this appropriation as 
offsetting collections and used for necessary and authorized expenses 
under this heading:  Provided further, That the sum herein appropriated 
from the general fund shall be reduced on a dollar-for-dollar basis as 
such offsetting collections are received during fiscal year 2013, to 
result in a final appropriation from the general fund estimated at no 
more than $31,000,000.

            General Provisions--Department of Transportation

    Sec. 180.  During the current fiscal year, applicable 
appropriations to the Department of Transportation shall be available 
for maintenance and operation of aircraft; hire of passenger motor 
vehicles and aircraft; purchase of liability insurance for motor 
vehicles operating in foreign countries on official department 
business; and uniforms or allowances therefor, as authorized by law (5 
U.S.C. 5901-5902).
    Sec. 181.  Appropriations contained in this Act for the Department 
of Transportation shall be available for services as authorized by 5 
U.S.C. 3109, but at rates for individuals not to exceed the per diem 
rate equivalent to the rate for an Executive Level IV.
    Sec. 182.  None of the funds in this Act shall be available for 
salaries and expenses of more than 110 political and Presidential 
appointees in the Department of Transportation:  Provided, That none of 
the personnel covered by this provision may be assigned on temporary 
detail outside the Department of Transportation.
    Sec. 183. (a) No recipient of funds made available in this Act 
shall disseminate personal information (as defined in 18 U.S.C. 
2725(3)) obtained by a State department of motor vehicles in connection 
with a motor vehicle record as defined in 18 U.S.C. 2725(1), except as 
provided in 18 U.S.C. 2721 for a use permitted under 18 U.S.C. 2721.
    (b) Notwithstanding subsection (a), the Secretary shall not 
withhold funds provided in this Act for any grantee if a State is in 
noncompliance with this provision.
    Sec. 184.  Funds received by the Federal Highway Administration, 
Federal Transit Administration, and Federal Railroad Administration 
from States, counties, municipalities, other public authorities, and 
private sources for expenses incurred for training may be credited 
respectively to the Federal Highway Administration's ``Federal-Aid 
Highways'' account, the Federal Transit Administration's ``Transit 
Research Programs'' account, and to the Federal Railroad 
Administration's ``Safety and Operations'' account, except for State 
rail safety inspectors participating in training pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 
20105.
    Sec. 185.  None of the funds in this Act to the Department of 
Transportation may be used to make a grant unless the Secretary of 
Transportation notifies the House and Senate Committees on 
Appropriations not less than 3 full business days before any project 
competitively selected to receive a discretionary grant award, any 
discretionary grant award, letter of intent, or full funding grant 
agreement is announced by the department or its modal administrations 
from:
            (1) any discretionary grant program of the Federal Highway 
        Administration including the emergency relief program;
            (2) the airport improvement program of the Federal Aviation 
        Administration;
            (3) any program of the Federal Railroad Administration;
            (4) any program of the Federal Transit Administration other 
        than the formula grants and fixed guideway modernization 
        programs; or
            (5) any funding provided under the headings ``National 
        Infrastructure Investments'' and ``Assistance to Small 
        Shipyards'' in this Act:  Provided, That the Secretary gives 
        concurrent notification to the House and Senate Committees on 
        Appropriations for any ``quick release'' of funds from the 
        emergency relief program:  Provided further, That no 
        notification shall involve funds that are not available for 
        obligation.
    Sec. 186.  Rebates, refunds, incentive payments, minor fees and 
other funds received by the Department of Transportation from travel 
management centers, charge card programs, the subleasing of building 
space, and miscellaneous sources are to be credited to appropriations 
of the Department of Transportation and allocated to elements of the 
Department of Transportation using fair and equitable criteria and such 
funds shall be available until expended.
    Sec. 187.  Amounts made available in this or any other Act that the 
Secretary determines represent improper payments by the Department of 
Transportation to a third-party contractor under a financial assistance 
award, which are recovered pursuant to law, shall be available--
            (1) to reimburse the actual expenses incurred by the 
        Department of Transportation in recovering improper payments; 
        and
            (2) to pay contractors for services provided in recovering 
        improper payments or contractor support in the implementation 
        of the Improper Payments Information Act of 2002:  Provided, 
        That amounts in excess of that required for paragraphs (1) and 
        (2)--
                    (A) shall be credited to and merged with the 
                appropriation from which the improper payments were 
                made, and shall be available for the purposes and 
                period for which such appropriations are available:  
                Provided further, That where specific project or 
                accounting information associated with the improper 
                payment or payments is not readily available, the 
                Secretary may credit an appropriate account, which 
                shall be available for the purposes and period 
                associated with the account so credited; or
                    (B) if no such appropriation remains available, 
                shall be deposited in the Treasury as miscellaneous 
                receipts:  Provided further, That prior to the transfer 
                of any such recovery to an appropriations account, the 
                Secretary shall notify the House and Senate Committees 
                on Appropriations of the amount and reasons for such 
                transfer:  Provided further, That for purposes of this 
                section, the term ``improper payments'' has the same 
                meaning as that provided in section 2(d)(2) of Public 
                Law 107-300.
    Sec. 188.  Notwithstanding any other provision of law, if any funds 
provided in or limited by this Act are subject to a reprogramming 
action that requires notice to be provided to the House and Senate 
Committees on Appropriations, transmission of said reprogramming notice 
shall be provided solely to the Committees on Appropriations, and said 
reprogramming action shall be approved or denied solely by the 
Committees on Appropriations:  Provided, That the Secretary may provide 
notice to other congressional committees of the action of the 
Committees on Appropriations on such reprogramming but not sooner than 
30 days following the date on which the reprogramming action has been 
approved or denied by the House and Senate Committees on 
Appropriations.
    Sec. 189.  None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made 
available under this Act may be used by the Surface Transportation 
Board of the Department of Transportation to charge or collect any 
filing fee for rate or practice complaints filed with the Board in an 
amount in excess of the amount authorized for district court civil suit 
filing fees under section 1914 of title 28, United States Code.
    Sec. 190.  Funds appropriated in this Act to the modal 
administrations may be obligated for the Office of the Secretary for 
the costs related to assessments or reimbursable agreements only when 
such amounts are for the costs of goods and services that are purchased 
to provide a direct benefit to the applicable modal administration or 
administrations.
    Sec. 191.  The Secretary of Transportation is authorized to carry 
out a program that establishes uniform standards for developing and 
supporting agency transit pass and transit benefits authorized under 
section 7905 of title 5, United States Code, including distribution of 
transit benefits by various paper and electronic media.
    This title may be cited as the ``Department of Transportation 
Appropriations Act, 2014''.

                                TITLE II

              DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

                     Management and Administration

               administration, operations, and management

    For necessary salaries and expenses for administration, management 
and operations of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, 
$521,375,000, of which not to exceed $3,810,000 shall be available for 
the immediate Office of the Secretary; not to exceed $1,290,000 shall 
be available for the Office of the Deputy Secretary; not to exceed 
$1,760,000 shall be available for the Office of Adjudicatory Services; 
not to exceed $745,000 shall be available for the Office of Small and 
Disadvantaged Business Utilization; not to exceed $48,300,000 shall be 
available for the Office of the Chief Financial Officer; not to exceed 
$94,510,000 shall be available for the Office of the General Counsel; 
not to exceed $2,410,000 shall be available for the Office of 
Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations; not to exceed $3,530,000 
shall be available for the Office of Public Affairs; not to exceed 
$51,810,000 shall be available for the Office of the Chief Human 
Capital Officer; not to exceed $193,600,000 shall be available for the 
Office of Administration; not to exceed $52,700,000 shall be available 
for the Office of Field Policy and Management; not to exceed 
$17,360,000 shall be available for the Office of the Chief Procurement 
Officer; not to exceed $3,150,000 shall be available for the Office of 
Departmental Equal Employment Opportunity; not to exceed $1,400,000 
shall be available for the Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood 
Partnerships; not to exceed $5,000,000 shall be available for the 
Office of Strategic Planning and Management; and not to exceed 
$40,000,000 shall be available for the Office of the Chief Information 
Officer:  Provided, That funds provided under this heading may be used 
for necessary administrative and non-administrative expenses of the 
Department of Housing and Urban Development, not otherwise provided 
for, including purchase of uniforms, or allowances therefore, as 
authorized by 5 U.S.C. 5901-5902; hire of passenger motor vehicles; 
services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109:  Provided further, That 
notwithstanding any other provision of law, funds appropriated under 
this heading may be used for advertising and promotional activities 
that support the housing mission area:  Provided further, That the 
Secretary shall provide the Committees on Appropriations quarterly 
written notification regarding the status of pending congressional 
reports:  Provided further, That the Secretary shall provide all signed 
reports required by Congress electronically:  Provided further, That 
not to exceed $25,000 of the amount made available under this paragraph 
for the immediate Office of the Secretary shall be available for 
official reception and representation expenses as the Secretary may 
determine.

                  Program Office Salaries and Expenses

                       public and indian housing

    For necessary salaries and expenses of the Office of Public and 
Indian Housing, $212,000,000.

                   community planning and development

    For necessary salaries and expenses of the Office of Community 
Planning and Development, $107,000,000.

                                housing

    For necessary salaries and expenses of the Office of Housing, 
$390,000,000, of which at least $8,000,000 shall be for the Office of 
Risk and Regulatory Affairs.

                    policy development and research

    For necessary salaries and expenses of the Office of Policy 
Development and Research, $23,000,000.

                   fair housing and equal opportunity

    For necessary salaries and expenses of the Office of Fair Housing 
and Equal Opportunity, $75,000,000.

            office of healthy homes and lead hazard control

    For necessary salaries and expenses of the Office of Healthy Homes 
and Lead Hazard Control, $7,642,000.

                       Public and Indian Housing

                    rental assistance demonstration

    For continuing activities under the heading ``Rental Assistance 
Demonstration'' in the Department of Housing and Urban Development 
Appropriations Act, 2012 (Public Law 112-55), and in accordance with 
guidance issued by the Secretary, $10,000,000, to remain available 
through September 30, 2017:  Provided, That such funds shall only be 
available to properties converting from assistance under section 9 of 
the United States Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 1437g).

                     tenant-based rental assistance

    For activities and assistance for the provision of tenant-based 
rental assistance authorized under the United States Housing Act of 
1937, as amended (42 U.S.C. 1437 et seq.) (``the Act'' herein), not 
otherwise provided for, $15,592,216,000, to remain available until 
expended, shall be available on October 1, 2013 (in addition to the 
$4,000,000,000 previously appropriated under this heading that became 
available on October 1, 2013), and $4,000,000,000, to remain available 
until expended, shall be available on October 1, 2014:  Provided, That 
the amounts made available under this heading are provided as follows:
            (1) $17,568,278,000 shall be available for renewals of 
        expiring section 8 tenant-based annual contributions contracts 
        (including renewals of enhanced vouchers under any provision of 
        law authorizing such assistance under section 8(t) of the Act) 
        and including renewal of other special purpose incremental 
        vouchers:  Provided, That notwithstanding any other provision 
        of law, from amounts provided under this paragraph and any 
        carryover, the Secretary for the calendar year 2014 funding 
        cycle shall provide renewal funding for each public housing 
        agency based on validated voucher management system (VMS) 
        leasing and cost data for the prior calendar year and by 
        applying an inflation factor as established by the Secretary, 
        by notice published in the Federal Register, and by making any 
        necessary adjustments for the costs associated with the first-
        time renewal of vouchers under this paragraph including tenant 
        protection and HOPE VI vouchers:  Provided further, That in 
        determining calendar year 2014 funding allocation under this 
        heading for public housing agencies, including agencies 
        participating in the Moving To Work (MTW) demonstration, the 
        Secretary may take into account the anticipated impact of 
        changes in targeting and utility allowances, to public housing 
        agencies' contract renewal needs:  Provided further, That none 
        of the funds provided under this paragraph may be used to fund 
        a total number of unit months under lease which exceeds a 
        public housing agency's authorized level of units under 
        contract, except for public housing agencies participating in 
        the Moving to Work (MTW) demonstration, which are instead 
        governed by the terms and conditions of their MTW agreements:  
        Provided further, That the Secretary shall, to the extent 
        necessary to stay within the amount specified under this 
        paragraph, pro rate each public housing agency's allocation 
        otherwise established pursuant to this paragraph:  Provided 
        further, That except as provided in the following provisos, the 
        entire amount specified under this paragraph shall be obligated 
        to the public housing agencies based on the allocation and pro 
        rata method described above, and the Secretary shall notify 
        public housing agencies of their annual budget by the latter of 
        60 days after enactment of this Act or March 1, 2014:  Provided 
        further, That the Secretary may extend the notification period 
        with the prior written approval of the House and Senate 
        Committees on Appropriations:  Provided further, That public 
        housing agencies participating in the MTW demonstration shall 
        be funded pursuant to their MTW agreements and shall be subject 
        to the same pro rata adjustments under the previous provisos:  
        Provided further, That up to $50,000,000 shall be available 
        only: (1) for adjustments in the allocations for public housing 
        agencies, after application for an adjustment by a public 
        housing agency that experienced a significant increase, as 
        determined by the Secretary, in renewal costs of vouchers 
        resulting from unforeseen circumstances or from portability 
        under section 8(r) of the Act; (2) for vouchers that were not 
        in use during the 12-month period in order to be available to 
        meet a commitment pursuant to section 8(o)(13) of the Act; (3) 
        for adjustments for costs associated with HUD-Veterans Affairs 
        Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) vouchers; and (4) for public 
        housing agencies that despite taking reasonable cost savings 
        measures, as determined by the Secretary, would otherwise be 
        required to terminate rental assistance for families as a 
        result of insufficient funding:  Provided further, That the 
        Secretary shall allocate amounts under the previous proviso 
        based on need, as determined by the Secretary;
            (2) $150,000,000 shall be for section 8 rental assistance 
        for relocation and replacement of housing units that are 
        demolished or disposed of pursuant to section 18 of the Act, 
        conversion of section 23 projects to assistance under section 
        8, the family unification program under section 8(x) of the 
        Act, relocation of witnesses in connection with efforts to 
        combat crime in public and assisted housing pursuant to a 
        request from a law enforcement or prosecution agency, enhanced 
        vouchers under any provision of law authorizing such assistance 
        under section 8(t) of the Act, HOPE VI and Choice Neighborhood 
        vouchers, mandatory and voluntary conversions, and tenant 
        protection assistance including replacement and relocation 
        assistance or for project-based assistance to prevent the 
        displacement of unassisted elderly tenants currently residing 
        in section 202 properties financed between 1959 and 1974 that 
        are refinanced pursuant to Public Law 106-569, as amended, or 
        under the authority as provided under this Act:  Provided, That 
        when a public housing development is submitted for demolition 
        or disposition under section 18 of the Act, the Secretary may 
        provide section 8 rental assistance when the units pose an 
        imminent health and safety risk to residents:  Provided 
        further, That the Secretary may only provide replacement 
        vouchers for units that were occupied within the previous 24 
        months that cease to be available as assisted housing, subject 
        only to the availability of funds;
            (3) $1,685,374,000 shall be for administrative and other 
        expenses of public housing agencies in administering the 
        section 8 tenant-based rental assistance program, of which up 
        to $15,000,000 shall be available to the Secretary to allocate 
        to public housing agencies that need additional funds to 
        administer their section 8 programs, including fees associated 
        with section 8 tenant protection rental assistance, the 
        administration of disaster related vouchers, Veterans Affairs 
        Supportive Housing vouchers, and other special purpose 
        incremental vouchers:  Provided, That no less than 
        $1,670,374,000 of the amount provided in this paragraph shall 
        be allocated to public housing agencies for the calendar year 
        2014 funding cycle based on section 8(q) of the Act (and 
        related Appropriation Act provisions) as in effect immediately 
        before the enactment of the Quality Housing and Work 
        Responsibility Act of 1998 (Public Law 105-276):  Provided 
        further, That if the amounts made available under this 
        paragraph are insufficient to pay the amounts determined under 
        the previous proviso, the Secretary may decrease the amounts 
        allocated to agencies by a uniform percentage applicable to all 
        agencies receiving funding under this paragraph or may, to the 
        extent necessary to provide full payment of amounts determined 
        under the previous proviso, utilize unobligated balances, 
        including recaptures and carryovers, remaining from funds 
        appropriated to the Department of Housing and Urban Development 
        under this heading from prior fiscal years, notwithstanding the 
        purposes for which such amounts were appropriated:  Provided 
        further, That all public housing agencies participating in the 
        MTW demonstration shall be funded pursuant to their MTW 
        agreements, and shall be subject to the same uniform percentage 
        decrease as under the previous proviso:  Provided further, That 
        amounts provided under this paragraph shall be only for 
        activities related to the provision of tenant-based rental 
        assistance authorized under section 8, including related 
        development activities;
            (4) $110,564,000 for the renewal of tenant-based assistance 
        contracts under section 811 of the Cranston-Gonzalez National 
        Affordable Housing Act (42 U.S.C. 8013), including necessary 
        administrative expenses;
            (5) $78,000,000 for incremental rental voucher assistance 
        for use through a supported housing program administered in 
        conjunction with the Department of Veterans Affairs as 
        authorized under section 8(o)(19) of the United States Housing 
        Act of 1937:  Provided, That the Secretary of Housing and Urban 
        Development shall make such funding available, notwithstanding 
        section 204 (competition provision) of this title, to public 
        housing agencies that partner with eligible VA Medical Centers 
        or other entities as designated by the Secretary of the 
        Department of Veterans Affairs, based on geographical need for 
        such assistance as identified by the Secretary of the 
        Department of Veterans Affairs, public housing agency 
        administrative performance, and other factors as specified by 
        the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development in consultation 
        with the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs:  
        Provided further, That the Secretary of Housing and Urban 
        Development may waive, or specify alternative requirements for 
        (in consultation with the Secretary of the Department of 
        Veterans Affairs), any provision of any statute or regulation 
        that the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development administers 
        in connection with the use of funds made available under this 
        paragraph (except for requirements related to fair housing, 
        nondiscrimination, labor standards, and the environment), upon 
        a finding by the Secretary that any such waivers or alternative 
        requirements are necessary for the effective delivery and 
        administration of such voucher assistance:  Provided further, 
        That up to $3,000,000 of the amounts provided under this 
        paragraph shall be for a rental assistance and supportive 
        housing demonstration program for Native American veterans that 
        are homeless or at-risk of homelessness living on or near a 
        reservation or other Indian areas:  Provided further, That such 
        demonstration program shall be modeled after, with necessary 
        and appropriate adjustments for Native American grant 
        recipients and veterans, the rental assistance and supportive 
        housing program funded under this paragraph, including 
        administration in conjunction with the Department of Veterans 
        Affairs and overall implementation of section 8(o)(19) of the 
        Act:  Provided further, That amounts for rental assistance and 
        associated administrative costs shall be made available by 
        grants to recipients eligible to receive block grants under the 
        Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act 
        of 1996 (25 U.S.C. Sec. 4101 et seq.):  Provided further, That 
        funds shall be awarded based on need, administrative capacity, 
        and any other funding criteria established by the Secretary in 
        a Notice published in the Federal Register after coordination 
        with the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs within 
        180 days of enactment of this Act:  Provided further, That such 
        rental assistance shall be administered by block grant 
        recipients in accordance with program requirements under the 
        Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act 
        of 1996:  Provided further, That the second and third provisos 
        under this paragraph shall apply to use of funds made available 
        for this demonstration, as appropriate:  Provided further, That 
        the Secretary, in coordination with the Secretary of the 
        Department of Veterans Affairs, shall coordinate with block 
        grant recipients and any other appropriate tribal organizations 
        on the design of such demonstration and shall ensure the 
        effective delivery of supportive services to Native American 
        veterans that are homeless or at-risk of homelessness eligible 
        to receive assistance under this demonstration:  Provided 
        further, That grant recipients shall report to the Secretary, 
        as prescribed by the Secretary, utilization of such rental 
        assistance provided under this demonstration:  Provided 
        further, That assistance made available under this paragraph 
        shall continue to remain available for homeless veterans upon 
        turn-over; and
            (6) The Secretary shall separately track all special 
        purpose vouchers funded under this heading.

                        housing certificate fund

                         (includes rescissions)

    Unobligated balances, including recaptures and carryover, remaining 
from funds appropriated to the Department of Housing and Urban 
Development under this heading, the heading ``Annual Contributions for 
Assisted Housing'' and the heading ``Project-Based Rental Assistance'', 
for fiscal year 2014 and prior years may be used for renewal of or 
amendments to section 8 project-based contracts and for performance-
based contract administrators, notwithstanding the purposes for which 
such funds were appropriated:  Provided, That any obligated balances of 
contract authority from fiscal year 1974 and prior that have been 
terminated shall be rescinded:  Provided further, That amounts 
heretofore recaptured, or recaptured during the current fiscal year, 
from section 8 project-based contracts from source years fiscal year 
1975 through fiscal year 1987 are hereby rescinded, and an amount of 
additional new budget authority, equivalent to the amount rescinded is 
hereby appropriated, to remain available until expended, for the 
purposes set forth under this heading, in addition to amounts otherwise 
available.

                      public housing capital fund

    For the Public Housing Capital Fund Program to carry out capital 
and management activities for public housing agencies, as authorized 
under section 9 of the United States Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 
1437g) (the ``Act'') $2,000,000,000, to remain available until 
September 30, 2017:  Provided, That notwithstanding any other provision 
of law or regulation, during fiscal year 2014 the Secretary of Housing 
and Urban Development may not delegate to any Department official other 
than the Deputy Secretary and the Assistant Secretary for Public and 
Indian Housing any authority under paragraph (2) of section 9(j) 
regarding the extension of the time periods under such section:  
Provided further, That for purposes of such section 9(j), the term 
``obligate'' means, with respect to amounts, that the amounts are 
subject to a binding agreement that will result in outlays, immediately 
or in the future:  Provided further, That up to $8,000,000 shall be to 
support the ongoing Public Housing Financial and Physical Assessment 
activities of the Real Estate Assessment Center (REAC):  Provided 
further, That of the total amount provided under this heading, not to 
exceed $20,000,000 shall be available for the Secretary to make grants, 
notwithstanding section 204 of this Act, to public housing agencies for 
emergency capital needs including safety and security measures 
necessary to address crime and drug-related activity as well as needs 
resulting from unforeseen or unpreventable emergencies and natural 
disasters excluding Presidentially declared emergencies and natural 
disasters under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency 
Act (42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq.) occurring in fiscal year 2014:  Provided 
further, That of the total amount provided under this heading 
$50,000,000 shall be for supportive services, service coordinator and 
congregate services as authorized by section 34 of the Act (42 U.S.C. 
1437z-6) and the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-
Determination Act of 1996 (25 U.S.C. 4101 et seq.):  Provided further, 
That of the total amount made available under this heading, up to 
$15,000,000 may be used for incentives as part of a Jobs-Plus Pilot 
initiative modeled after the Jobs-Plus demonstration:  Provided 
further, That the funding provided under the previous proviso shall 
provide competitive grants to partnerships between public housing 
authorities, local workforce investment boards established under 
section 117 of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998, and other agencies 
and organizations that provide support to help public housing residents 
obtain employment and increase earnings:  Provided further, That 
applicants must demonstrate the ability to provide services to 
residents, partner with workforce investments boards, and leverage 
service dollars:  Provided further, That the Secretary may set aside a 
portion of the funds provided for the Resident Opportunity and Self-
Sufficiency program to support the services element of the Jobs Plus 
Initiative Pilot:  Provided further, That the Secretary may allow PHAs 
to request exemptions from rent and income limitation requirements 
under sections 3 and 6 of the United States Housing Act of 1937 as 
necessary to implement the Jobs-Plus program, on such terms and 
conditions as the Secretary may approve upon a finding by the Secretary 
that any such waivers or alternative requirements are necessary for the 
effective implementation of the Jobs-Plus Pilot initiative as a 
voluntary program for residents:  Provided further, That the Secretary 
shall publish by notice in the Federal Register any waivers or 
alternative requirements pursuant to the preceding proviso no later 
than 10 days before the effective date of such notice:  Provided 
further, That from the funds made available under this heading, the 
Secretary shall provide bonus awards in fiscal year 2014 to public 
housing agencies that are designated high performers.

                     public housing operating fund

    For 2014 payments to public housing agencies for the operation and 
management of public housing, as authorized by section 9(e) of the 
United States Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 1437g(e)), $4,600,000,000: 
 Provided, That in determining public housing agencies', including 
Moving to Work agencies', calendar year 2014 funding allocations under 
this heading, the Secretary shall take into account the impact of 
changes to flat rents on public housing agencies' formula income 
levels.

                          choice neighborhoods

    For competitive grants under the Choice Neighborhoods Initiative 
(subject to section 24 of the United States Housing Act of 1937 (42 
U.S.C. 1437v), unless otherwise specified under this heading), for 
transformation, rehabilitation, and replacement housing needs of both 
public and HUD-assisted housing and to transform neighborhoods of 
poverty into functioning, sustainable mixed income neighborhoods with 
appropriate services, schools, public assets, transportation and access 
to jobs, $250,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2016:  
Provided, That grant funds may be used for resident and community 
services, community development, and affordable housing needs in the 
community, and for conversion of vacant or foreclosed properties to 
affordable housing:  Provided further, That the use of funds made 
available under this heading shall not be deemed to be public housing 
notwithstanding section 3(b)(1) of such Act:  Provided further, That 
grantees shall commit to an additional period of affordability 
determined by the Secretary of not fewer than 20 years:  Provided 
further, That grantees shall undertake comprehensive local planning 
with input from residents and the community, and that grantees shall 
provide a match in State, local, other Federal or private funds:  
Provided further, That grantees may include local governments, tribal 
entities, public housing authorities, and nonprofits:  Provided 
further, That for-profit developers may apply jointly with a public 
entity:  Provided further, That of the amount provided, not less than 
$165,000,000 shall be awarded to public housing authorities:  Provided 
further, That such grantees shall create partnerships with other local 
organizations including assisted housing owners, service agencies, and 
resident organizations:  Provided further, That the Secretary shall 
consult with the Secretaries of Education, Labor, Transportation, 
Health and Human Services, Agriculture, and Commerce, the Attorney 
General, and the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency 
to coordinate and leverage other appropriate Federal resources:  
Provided further, That no more than $5,000,000 of funds made available 
under this heading may be provided to assist communities in developing 
comprehensive strategies for implementing this program or implementing 
other revitalization efforts in conjunction with community notice and 
input:  Provided further, That the Secretary shall develop and publish 
guidelines for the use of such competitive funds, including but not 
limited to eligible activities, program requirements, and performance 
metrics.

                        family self-sufficiency

    For the Family Self-Sufficiency program to support family self-
sufficiency coordinators under section 23 of the United States Housing 
Act of 1937, to promote the development of local strategies to 
coordinate the use of assistance under sections 8(o) and 9 of such Act 
with public and private resources, and enable eligible families to 
achieve economic independence and self-sufficiency, $75,000,000:  
Provided, That the Secretary may, by Federal Register notice, waive or 
specify alternative requirements (except for requirements related to 
fair housing, nondiscrimination, labor standards, and the environment) 
for any provision of section 23 of such Act in order to better fulfill 
the purposes of section 23 of such Act, as determined by the Secretary.

                  native american housing block grant

    For the Native American Housing Block Grant program, as authorized 
under title I of the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-
Determination Act of 1996 (NAHASDA) (25 U.S.C. 4111 et seq.), 
$675,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2018:  Provided, 
That, notwithstanding the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-
Determination Act of 1996, to determine the amount of the allocation 
under title I of such Act for each Indian tribe, the Secretary shall 
apply the formula under section 302 of such Act with the need component 
based on single-race census data and with the need component based on 
multi-race census data, and the amount of the allocation for each 
Indian tribe shall be the greater of the two resulting allocation 
amounts:  Provided further, That of the amounts made available under 
this heading, $4,000,000 shall be contracted for assistance for a 
national organization representing Native American housing interests 
for providing training and technical assistance to Indian housing 
authorities and tribally designated housing entities as authorized 
under NAHASDA (25 U.S.C. 4212); and $2,000,000 shall be to support the 
inspection of Indian housing units, contract expertise, training, and 
technical assistance in the training, oversight, and management of such 
Indian housing and tenant-based assistance, including up to $300,000 
for related travel:  Provided further, That of the amount provided 
under this heading, $2,000,000 shall be made available for the cost of 
guaranteed notes and other obligations, as authorized by title VI of 
NAHASDA:  Provided further, That such costs, including the costs of 
modifying such notes and other obligations, shall be as defined in 
section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, as amended:  
Provided further, That these funds are available to subsidize the total 
principal amount of any notes and other obligations, any part of which 
is to be guaranteed, not to exceed $16,530,000:  Provided further, That 
the Department will notify grantees of their formula allocation within 
60 days of the date of enactment of this Act.

                  native hawaiian housing block grant

    For the Native Hawaiian Housing Block Grant program, as authorized 
under title VIII of the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-
Determination Act of 1996 (25 U.S.C. 4111 et seq.), $13,000,000, to 
remain available until expended:  Provided, That of this amount, 
$300,000 shall be for training and technical assistance activities, 
including up to $100,000 for related travel by Hawaii-based employees 
of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

           indian housing loan guarantee fund program account

    For the cost of guaranteed loans, as authorized by section 184 of 
the Housing and Community Development Act of 1992 (12 U.S.C. 1715z-
13a), $6,000,000, to remain available until expended:  Provided, That 
such costs, including the costs of modifying such loans, shall be as 
defined in section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974:  
Provided further, That these funds are available to subsidize total 
loan principal, any part of which is to be guaranteed, up to 
$1,818,000,000, to remain available until expended:  Provided further, 
That up to $750,000 of this amount may be for administrative contract 
expenses including management processes and systems to carry out the 
loan guarantee program.

      native hawaiian housing loan guarantee fund program account

    For the cost of guaranteed loans, as authorized by section 184A of 
the Housing and Community Development Act of 1992 (12 U.S.C. 1715z-13b) 
and for such costs for loans used for refinancing, $385,000, to remain 
available until expended:  Provided, That such costs, including the 
costs of modifying such loans, shall be as defined in section 502 of 
the Congressional Budget Act of 1974:  Provided further, That these 
funds are available to subsidize total loan principal, any part of 
which is to be guaranteed, up to $41,500,000 to remain available until 
expended.

                   Community Planning and Development

              housing opportunities for persons with aids

    For carrying out the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS 
program, as authorized by the AIDS Housing Opportunity Act (42 U.S.C. 
12901 et seq.), $332,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 
2015, except that amounts allocated pursuant to section 854(c)(3) of 
such Act shall remain available until September 30, 2016:  Provided, 
That the Secretary shall renew all expiring contracts for permanent 
supportive housing that were funded under section 854(c)(3) of such Act 
that meet all program requirements before awarding funds for new 
contracts and activities authorized under this section:  Provided 
further, That the Department will notify grantees of their formula 
allocation within 60 days of the date of enactment of this Act.

                       community development fund

    For assistance to units of State and local government, and to other 
entities, for economic and community development activities, and for 
other purposes, $3,295,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 
2016, unless otherwise specified:  Provided, That of the total amount 
provided, $3,150,000,000 is for carrying out the community development 
block grant program under title I of the Housing and Community 
Development Act of 1974, as amended (the ``Act'' herein) (42 U.S.C. 
5301 et seq.):  Provided further, That unless explicitly provided for 
under this heading not to exceed 20 percent of any grant made with 
funds appropriated under this heading shall be expended for planning 
and management development and administration:  Provided further, That 
a metropolitan city, urban county, unit of general local government, or 
Indian tribe, or insular area that directly or indirectly receives 
funds under this heading may not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer all 
or any portion of such funds to another such entity in exchange for any 
other funds, credits or non-Federal considerations, but must use such 
funds for activities eligible under title I of the Act:  Provided 
further, That notwithstanding section 105(e)(1) of the Act, no funds 
provided under this heading may be provided to a for-profit entity for 
an economic development project under section 105(a)(17) unless such 
project has been evaluated and selected in accordance with guidelines 
required under subparagraph (e)(2):  Provided further, That the 
Department shall notify grantees of their formula allocation within 60 
days of enactment of this Act:  Provided further, That $70,000,000 
shall be for grants to Indian tribes notwithstanding section 106(a)(1) 
of such Act, of which, notwithstanding any other provision of law 
(including section 204 of this Act), up to $3,960,000 may be used for 
emergencies that constitute imminent threats to health and safety:  
Provided further, That of the amounts made available under the previous 
proviso, $10,000,000 shall be for grants for mold remediation and 
prevention that shall be awarded through one national competition to 
Native American tribes with the greatest need.
    Of the amounts made available under this heading, $75,000,000 shall 
be made available for Integrated Planning and Investment Grants to 
support local and regional public investment plans and implementation 
efforts that align public and private investments in development and 
infrastructure to better attract businesses and improve quality of 
life, modernize zoning and building codes, reduce barriers to achieve 
affordable and economically vital communities, attract private capital 
to community revitalization efforts, and sponsor community engagement 
efforts:  Provided, That not less than $18,750,000 of the funding made 
available under this heading shall be awarded to metropolitan areas of 
less than 500,000:  Provided further, That the Secretary will consult 
with the Secretary of Transportation and the heads of other relevant 
agencies in evaluating grant proposals awarded under this paragraph.

         community development loan guarantees program account

    Subject to section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, 
during fiscal year 2014 commitments to guarantee loans under section 
108 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, any part of 
which is guaranteed, shall not exceed a total principal amount of 
$500,000,000, notwithstanding any aggregate limitation on outstanding 
obligations guaranteed in subsection (k) of such section 108:  
Provided, That the Secretary shall collect fees from borrowers, 
notwithstanding subsection (m) of such section 108, to result in a 
credit subsidy cost of zero, and such fees shall be collected in 
accordance with section 502(7) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974.

                  home investment partnerships program

    For the HOME investment partnerships program, as authorized under 
title II of the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act, as 
amended, $1,000,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2016:  
Provided, That notwithstanding the amount made available under this 
heading, the threshold reduction requirements in sections 216(10) and 
217(b)(4) of such Act shall not apply to allocations of such amount:  
Provided further, That funds made available under this heading used for 
projects not completed within 4 years of the commitment date, as 
determined by a signature of each party to the agreement, shall be 
repaid:  Provided further, That the Secretary may extend the deadline 
for 1 year if the Secretary determines that the failure to complete the 
project is beyond the control of the participating jurisdiction:  
Provided further, That no funds provided under this heading may be 
committed to any project included as part of a participating 
jurisdiction's plan under section 105(b), unless each participating 
jurisdiction certifies that it has conducted an underwriting review, 
assessed developer capacity and fiscal soundness, and examined 
neighborhood market conditions to ensure adequate need for each 
project:  Provided further, That any homeownership units funded under 
this heading which cannot be sold to an eligible homeowner within 6 
months of project completion shall be rented to an eligible tenant:  
Provided further, That no funds provided under this heading may be 
awarded for development activities to a community housing development 
organization that cannot demonstrate that it has staff with 
demonstrated development experience:  Provided further, That funds 
provided in prior appropriations Acts for technical assistance, that 
were made available for Community Housing Development Organizations 
technical assistance, and that still remain available, may be used for 
HOME technical assistance notwithstanding the purposes for which such 
amounts were appropriated:  Provided further, That the Department shall 
notify grantees of their formula allocation within 60 days of enactment 
of this Act.

        self-help and assisted homeownership opportunity program

    For the Self-Help and Assisted Homeownership Opportunity Program, 
as authorized under section 11 of the Housing Opportunity Program 
Extension Act of 1996, as amended, $53,500,000, to remain available 
until September 30, 2017:  Provided, That of the total amount provided 
under this heading, $13,500,000 shall be made available to the Self-
Help and Assisted Homeownership Opportunity Program as authorized under 
section 11 of the Housing Opportunity Program Extension Act of 1996, as 
amended:  Provided further, That $35,000,000 shall be made available 
for the second, third and fourth capacity building activities 
authorized under section 4(a) of the HUD Demonstration Act of 1993 (42 
U.S.C. 9816 note), of which not less than $5,000,000 may be made 
available for rural capacity-building activities:  Provided further, 
That $5,000,000 shall be made available for capacity-building 
activities by national rural organizations with experience assessing 
national rural conditions and providing financing, training, technical 
assistance, and research to local nonprofit organizations, local 
governments, and Indian tribes serving high-need rural communities.

                       homeless assistance grants

                     (including transfer of funds)

    For the emergency solutions grants program as authorized under 
subtitle B of title IV of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, 
as amended; the continuum of care program as authorized under subtitle 
C of title IV of such Act; and the rural housing stability assistance 
program as authorized under subtitle D of title IV of such Act, 
$2,261,190,000, to remain available until September 30, 2016:  
Provided, That any rental assistance amounts that are recaptured under 
such continuum of care program shall remain available until expended:  
Provided further, That not less than $336,000,000 of the funds 
appropriated under this heading shall be available for such emergency 
solutions grants program of which $50,000,000 shall be for rapid re-
housing for high need communities, as determined by the Secretary:  
Provided further, That not less than $1,910,000,000 of the funds 
appropriated under this heading shall be available for such continuum 
of care and rural housing stability assistance programs:  Provided 
further, That up to $7,000,000 of the funds appropriated under this 
heading shall be available for the national homeless data analysis 
project:  Provided further, That all funds awarded for supportive 
services under the continuum of care program and the rural housing 
stability assistance program shall be matched by not less than 25 
percent in cash or in kind by each grantee:  Provided further, That for 
all match requirements applicable to funds made available under this 
heading for this fiscal year and prior years, a grantee may use (or 
could have used) as a source of match funds other funds administered by 
the Secretary and other Federal agencies unless there is (or was) a 
specific statutory prohibition on any such use of any such funds:  
Provided further, That the Secretary may renew on an annual basis 
expiring contracts or amendments to contracts funded under the 
continuum of care program if the program is determined to be needed 
under the applicable continuum of care and meets appropriate program 
requirements, performance measures, and financial standards, as 
determined by the Secretary:  Provided further, That all awards of 
assistance under this heading shall be required to coordinate and 
integrate homeless programs with other mainstream health, social 
services, and employment programs for which homeless populations may be 
eligible, including Medicaid, State Children's Health Insurance 
Program, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, Food Stamps, and 
services funding through the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Block 
Grant, Workforce Investment Act, and the Welfare-to-Work grant program: 
 Provided further, That all balances for Shelter Plus Care renewals 
previously funded from the Shelter Plus Care Renewal account and 
transferred to this account shall be available, if recaptured, for 
continuum of care renewals in fiscal year 2014:  Provided further, That 
with respect to funds provided under this heading for the continuum of 
care program for fiscal years 2012 and 2013, provision of permanent 
housing rental assistance may be administered by private nonprofit 
organizations:  Provided further, That not later than 180 days after 
awarding fiscal year 2013 funds described in the previous proviso to 
private nonprofit organizations, the Secretary of Housing and Urban 
Development shall submit to the House and Senate Committees on 
Appropriations, the House Committee on Financial Services, and the 
Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs a report that 
includes a review of the history of and need for the authority provided 
in the previous proviso, the number and geographic distribution of 
persons assisted under such actions, an analysis of the effectiveness, 
advantages, and disadvantages of the authority under the previous 
proviso and such other information as may be necessary to assess the 
ongoing need for such authority:  Provided further, That the Department 
shall notify grantees of their formula allocation from amounts 
allocated (which may represent initial or final amounts allocated) for 
the emergency solutions grant program within 60 days of enactment of 
this Act.

                            Housing Programs

                    project-based rental assistance

    For activities and assistance for the provision of project-based 
subsidy contracts under the United States Housing Act of 1937 (42 
U.S.C. 1437 et seq.) (``the Act''), not otherwise provided for, 
$10,372,000,000, to remain available until expended, shall be available 
on October 1, 2013 (in addition to the $400,000,000 previously 
appropriated under this heading that became available October 1, 2013), 
and $400,000,000, to remain available until expended, shall be 
available on October 1, 2014:  Provided, That the amounts made 
available under this heading shall be available for expiring or 
terminating section 8 project-based subsidy contracts (including 
section 8 moderate rehabilitation contracts), for amendments to section 
8 project-based subsidy contracts (including section 8 moderate 
rehabilitation contracts), for contracts entered into pursuant to 
section 441 of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 
11401), for renewal of section 8 contracts for units in projects that 
are subject to approved plans of action under the Emergency Low Income 
Housing Preservation Act of 1987 or the Low-Income Housing Preservation 
and Resident Homeownership Act of 1990, and for administrative and 
other expenses associated with project-based activities and assistance 
funded under this paragraph:  Provided further, That of the total 
amounts provided under this heading, not to exceed $265,000,000 shall 
be available for assistance agreements with performance-based contract 
administrators for section 8 project-based assistance, for carrying out 
42 U.S.C. 1437(f):  Provided  further, That the Secretary of Housing 
and Urban Development may also use such amounts in the previous proviso 
for performance-based contract administrators for the administration 
of: interest reduction payments pursuant to section 236(a) of the 
National Housing Act (12 U.S.C. 1715z-1(a)); rent supplement payments 
pursuant to section 101 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 
1965 (12 U.S.C. 1701s); section 236(f)(2) rental assistance payments 
(12 U.S.C. 1715z-1(f)(2)); project rental assistance contracts for the 
elderly under section 202(c)(2) of the Housing Act of 1959 (12 U.S.C. 
1701q); project rental assistance contracts for supportive housing for 
persons with disabilities under section 811(d)(2) of the Cranston-
Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act (42 U.S.C. 8013(d)(2)); 
project assistance contracts pursuant to section 202(h) of the Housing 
Act of 1959 (Public Law 86-372; 73 Stat. 667); and loans under section 
202 of the Housing Act of 1959 (Public Law 86-372; 73 Stat. 667):  
Provided further, That amounts recaptured under this heading, the 
heading ``Annual Contributions for Assisted Housing'', or the heading 
``Housing Certificate Fund'', may be used for renewals of or amendments 
to section 8 project-based contracts or for performance-based contract 
administrators, notwithstanding the purposes for which such amounts 
were appropriated:  Provided further, That, notwithstanding any other 
provision of law, upon the request of the Secretary of Housing and 
Urban Development, project funds that are held in residual receipts 
accounts for any project subject to a section 8 project-based Housing 
Assistance Payments contract that authorizes HUD to require that 
surplus project funds be deposited in an interest-bearing residual 
receipts account and that are in excess of an amount to be determined 
by the Secretary, shall be remitted to the Department and deposited in 
this account, to be available until expended:  Provided further, That 
amounts deposited pursuant to the previous proviso shall be available 
in addition to the amount otherwise provided by this heading for uses 
authorized under this heading.

                        housing for the elderly

    For amendments to capital advance contracts for housing for the 
elderly, as authorized by section 202 of the Housing Act of 1959, as 
amended, and for project rental assistance for the elderly under 
section 202(c)(2) of such Act, including amendments to contracts for 
such assistance and renewal of expiring contracts for such assistance 
for up to a 1-year term, and for senior preservation rental assistance 
contracts, as authorized by section 811(e) of the American Housing and 
Economic Opportunity Act of 2000, as amended, and for supportive 
services associated with the housing, $400,000,000 to remain available 
until September 30, 2017:  Provided, That of the amount provided under 
this heading, up to $70,000,000 shall be for service coordinators and 
the continuation of existing congregate service grants for residents of 
assisted housing projects:  Provided further, That amounts under this 
heading shall be available for Real Estate Assessment Center 
inspections and inspection-related activities associated with section 
202 projects:  Provided further, That the Secretary may waive the 
provisions of section 202 governing the terms and conditions of project 
rental assistance, except that the initial contract term for such 
assistance shall not exceed 5 years in duration:  Provided further, 
That upon the request of the Secretary of the Housing and Urban 
Development, project funds that are held in residual receipts accounts 
for any project subject to a section 202 project rental assistance 
contract, and that upon termination of such contract are in excess of 
an amount to be determined by the Secretary, shall be remitted to the 
Department and deposited in this account, to be available until 
expended:  Provided further, That amounts deposited in this account 
pursuant to the previous proviso shall be available in addition to the 
amounts otherwise provided by this heading for the purposes authorized 
under this heading and, together with such funds, may be used by the 
Secretary for demonstration programs to test housing with services 
models for the elderly that demonstrate the potential to delay or avoid 
the need for nursing home care:  Provided further, That unobligated 
balances, including recaptures and carryover, remaining from funds 
transferred to or appropriated under this heading may be used for the 
current purposes authorized under this heading, notwithstanding the 
purposes for which such funds were originally appropriated.

                 housing for persons with disabilities

    For amendments to capital advance contracts for supportive housing 
for persons with disabilities, as authorized by section 811 of the 
Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act (42 U.S.C. 8013), for 
project rental assistance for supportive housing for persons with 
disabilities under section 811(d)(2) of such Act and for project 
assistance contracts pursuant to section 202(h) of the Housing Act of 
1959 (Public Law 86-372; 73 Stat. 667), including amendments to 
contracts for such assistance and renewal of expiring contracts for 
such assistance for up to a 1-year term, for project rental assistance 
to State housing finance agencies and other appropriate entities as 
authorized under section 811(b)(3) of the Cranston-Gonzalez National 
Housing Act, and for supportive services associated with the housing 
for persons with disabilities as authorized by section 811(b)(1) of 
such Act, $126,000,000 to remain available until September 30, 2017:  
Provided, That amounts made available under this heading shall be 
available for Real Estate Assessment Center inspections and inspection-
related activities associated with section 811 Projects:  Provided 
further, That, in this fiscal year and hereafter, upon the request of 
the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, project funds that are 
held in residual receipts accounts for any project subject to a section 
811 project rental assistance contract and that upon termination of 
such contract are in excess of an amount to be determined by the 
Secretary shall be remitted to the Department and deposited in this 
account, to be available until expended:  Provided further, That 
amounts deposited in this account pursuant to the previous proviso 
shall be available in addition to the amounts otherwise provided by 
this heading for the purposes authorized under this heading:  Provided 
further, That unobligated balances, including recaptures and carryover, 
remaining from funds transferred to or appropriated under this heading 
may be used for the current purposes authorized under this heading 
notwithstanding the purposes for which such funds originally were 
appropriated.

                     Housing Counseling Assistance

    For contracts, grants, and other assistance excluding loans, as 
authorized under section 106 of the Housing and Urban Development Act 
of 1968, as amended, $55,000,000, including up to $4,500,000 for 
administrative contract services:  Provided, That grants made available 
from amounts provided under this heading shall be awarded within 120 
days of enactment of this Act:  Provided further, That funds shall be 
used for providing counseling and advice to tenants and homeowners, 
both current and prospective, with respect to property maintenance, 
financial management/literacy, and such other matters as may be 
appropriate to assist them in improving their housing conditions, 
meeting their financial needs, and fulfilling the responsibilities of 
tenancy or homeownership; for program administration; and for housing 
counselor training.

                    other assisted housing programs

                       rental housing assistance

    For amendments to contracts under section 101 of the Housing and 
Urban Development Act of 1965 (12 U.S.C. 1701s) and section 236(f)(2) 
of the National Housing Act (12 U.S.C. 1715z-1) in State-aided, 
noninsured rental housing projects, $21,000,000, to remain available 
until expended.

                            rent supplement

                         (includes rescissions)

    Of the amounts recaptured from terminated contracts under section 
101 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1965 (12 U.S.C. 1701s) 
and section 236 of the National Housing Act (12 U.S.C. 1715z-1) 
$3,500,000 are rescinded:  Provided, That no amounts may be cancelled 
from amounts that were designated by the Congress as an emergency 
requirement pursuant to the Concurrent Resolution on the Budget or the 
Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended.

            payment to manufactured housing fees trust fund

    For necessary expenses as authorized by the National Manufactured 
Housing Construction and Safety Standards Act of 1974 (42 U.S.C. 5401 
et seq.), up to $7,530,000, to remain available until expended, of 
which $6,530,000 which is to be derived from the Manufactured Housing 
Fees Trust Fund:  Provided, That not to exceed the total amount 
appropriated under this heading shall be available from the general 
fund of the Treasury to the extent necessary to incur obligations and 
make expenditures pending the receipt of collections to the Fund 
pursuant to section 620 of such Act:  Provided further, That the amount 
made available under this heading from the general fund shall be 
reduced as such collections are received during fiscal year 2014 so as 
to result in a final fiscal year 2014 appropriation from the general 
fund estimated at not more than $1,000,000 and fees pursuant to such 
section 620 shall be modified as necessary to ensure such a final 
fiscal year 2014 appropriation:  Provided further, That for the dispute 
resolution and installation programs, the Secretary of Housing and 
Urban Development may assess and collect fees from any program 
participant:  Provided further, That such collections shall be 
deposited into the Fund, and the Secretary, as provided herein, may use 
such collections, as well as fees collected under section 620, for 
necessary expenses of such Act:  Provided further, That, 
notwithstanding the requirements of section 620 of such Act, the 
Secretary may carry out responsibilities of the Secretary under such 
Act through the use of approved service providers that are paid 
directly by the recipients of their services.

                     Federal Housing Administration

               mutual mortgage insurance program account

                     (including transfer of funds)

    New commitments to guarantee single family loans insured under the 
Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund shall not exceed $400,000,000,000, to 
remain available until September 30, 2015:  Provided, That during 
fiscal year 2014, obligations to make direct loans to carry out the 
purposes of section 204(g) of the National Housing Act, as amended, 
shall not exceed $20,000,000:  Provided further, That the foregoing 
amount in the previous proviso shall be for loans to nonprofit and 
governmental entities in connection with sales of single family real 
properties owned by the Secretary and formerly insured under the Mutual 
Mortgage Insurance Fund. For administrative contract expenses of the 
Federal Housing Administration, $198,500,000, to remain available until 
September 30, 2015, of which up to $71,500,000 may be transferred to 
and merged with the Information Technology Fund:  Provided further, 
That to the extent guaranteed loan commitments exceed $200,000,000,000 
on or before April 1, 2014, an additional $1,400 for administrative 
contract expenses shall be available for each $1,000,000 in additional 
guaranteed loan commitments (including a pro rata amount for any amount 
below $1,000,000), but in no case shall funds made available by this 
proviso exceed $30,000,000.

                general and special risk program account

    New commitments to guarantee loans insured under the General and 
Special Risk Insurance Funds, as authorized by sections 238 and 519 of 
the National Housing Act (12 U.S.C. 1715z-3 and 1735c), shall not 
exceed $30,000,000,000 in total loan principal, any part of which is to 
be guaranteed, to remain available until September 30, 2015:  Provided, 
That during fiscal year 2014 gross obligations for the principal amount 
of direct loans, as authorized by sections 204(g), 207(l), 238, and 
519(a) of the National Housing Act, shall not exceed $20,000,000, which 
shall be for loans to nonprofit and governmental entities in connection 
with the sale of single family real properties owned by the Secretary 
and formerly insured under such Act.

                Government National Mortgage Association

guarantees of mortgage-backed securities loan guarantee program account

    New commitments to issue guarantees to carry out the purposes of 
section 306 of the National Housing Act, as amended (12 U.S.C. 
1721(g)), shall not exceed $500,000,000,000, to remain available until 
September 30, 2015:  Provided, That $21,200,000 shall be available for 
necessary salaries and expenses of the Office of Government National 
Mortgage Association:  Provided further, That to the extent that 
guaranteed loan commitments will and do exceed $155,000,000,000 on or 
before April 1, 2014, an additional $100 for necessary salaries and 
expenses shall be available until expended for each $1,000,000 in 
additional guaranteed loan commitments (including a pro rata amount for 
any amount below $1,000,000), but in no case shall funds made available 
by this proviso exceed $3,000,000:  Provided further, That receipts 
from Commitment and Multiclass fees collected pursuant to title III of 
the National Housing Act, as amended, shall be credited as offsetting 
collections to this account.

                    Policy Development and Research

                        research and technology

    For contracts, grants, and necessary expenses of programs of 
research and studies relating to housing and urban problems, not 
otherwise provided for, as authorized by title V of the Housing and 
Urban Development Act of 1970 (12 U.S.C. 1701z-1 et seq.), including 
carrying out the functions of the Secretary of Housing and Urban 
Development under section 1(a)(1)(i) of Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 
1968, $48,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2015:  
Provided, That with respect to amounts made available under this 
heading, notwithstanding section 204 of this title, the Secretary may 
enter into cooperative agreements funded with philanthropic entities, 
other Federal agencies, or State or local governments and their 
agencies for research projects:  Provided further, That with respect to 
the previous proviso, such partners to the cooperative agreements must 
contribute at least a 50 percent match toward the cost of the project:  
Provided further, That for non-competitive agreements entered into in 
accordance with the previous two provisos, the Secretary of Housing and 
Urban Development shall comply with section 2(b) of the Federal Funding 
Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006 (Public Law 109-282, 31 
U.S.C. note) in lieu of compliance with section 102(a)(4)(C) with 
respect to documentation of award decisions.

                   Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity

                        fair housing activities

    For contracts, grants, and other assistance, not otherwise provided 
for, as authorized by title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, as 
amended by the Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988, and section 561 of 
the Housing and Community Development Act of 1987, as amended, 
$70,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2015, of which 
$44,100,000 shall be to carry out activities pursuant to such section 
561:  Provided, That notwithstanding 31 U.S.C. 3302, the Secretary may 
assess and collect fees to cover the costs of the Fair Housing Training 
Academy, and may use such funds to provide such training:  Provided 
further, That no funds made available under this heading shall be used 
to lobby the executive or legislative branches of the Federal 
Government in connection with a specific contract, grant or loan:  
Provided further, That of the funds made available under this heading, 
$300,000 shall be available to the Secretary of Housing and Urban 
Development for the creation and promotion of translated materials and 
other programs that support the assistance of persons with limited 
English proficiency in utilizing the services provided by the 
Department of Housing and Urban Development.

            Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control

                         lead hazard reduction

    For the Lead Hazard Reduction Program, as authorized by section 
1011 of the Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act of 1992, 
$120,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 2015:  Provided, 
That up to $25,000,000 of that amount shall be for the Healthy Homes 
Initiative, pursuant to sections 501 and 502 of the Housing and Urban 
Development Act of 1970 that shall include research, studies, testing, 
and demonstration efforts, including education and outreach concerning 
lead-based paint poisoning and other housing-related diseases and 
hazards:  Provided further, That for purposes of environmental review, 
pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 
4321 et seq.) and other provisions of the law that further the purposes 
of such Act, a grant under the Healthy Homes Initiative, or the Lead 
Technical Studies program under this heading or under prior 
appropriations Acts for such purposes under this heading, shall be 
considered to be funds for a special project for purposes of section 
305(c) of the Multifamily Housing Property Disposition Reform Act of 
1994:  Provided further, That of the total amount made available under 
this heading, $45,000,000 shall be made available on a competitive 
basis for areas with the highest lead paint abatement needs:  Provided 
further, That each recipient of funds provided under the second proviso 
shall make a matching contribution in an amount not less than 25 
percent:  Provided further, That each applicant shall certify adequate 
capacity that is acceptable to the Secretary to carry out the proposed 
use of funds pursuant to a notice of funding availability:  Provided 
further, That amounts made available under this heading in this or 
prior appropriations Acts, and that still remain available, may be used 
for any purpose under this heading notwithstanding the purpose for 
which such amounts were appropriated if a program competition is 
undersubscribed and there are other program competitions under this 
heading that are oversubscribed.

                      Information Technology Fund

                     (including transfer of funds)

    For additional capital for the Working Capital Fund (42 U.S.C. 
3535) for the development of, modifications to, and infrastructure for 
Department-wide and program-specific information technology systems, 
for the continuing operation and maintenance of both Department-wide 
and program-specific information systems, and for program-related 
maintenance activities, $210,000,000, of which $164,960,000 shall 
remain available until September 30, 2015, and of which $45,040,000 
shall remain available until September 30, 2016 for Development 
Modernization and Enhancement:  Provided, That any amounts transferred 
to this Fund under this Act shall remain available until expended:  
Provided further, That any amounts transferred to this Fund from 
amounts appropriated by previously enacted appropriations Acts may be 
used for the purposes specified under this Fund, in addition to any 
other information technology the purposes for which such amounts were 
appropriated:  Provided further, That not more than 40 percent of the 
funds made available under this heading for Development, Modernization 
and Enhancement, including development and deployment of a Next 
Generation Management System and development and deployment of 
modernized Federal Housing Administration systems may be obligated 
until the Secretary submits to the Committees on Appropriations and the 
Comptroller General of the United States a plan for expenditure that--
(A) provides for all IT investments: (i) the cost and schedule 
baselines with explanations for each associated variance, (ii) the 
status of functional and performance capabilities delivered or planned 
to be delivered, and (iii) mitigation strategies to address identified 
risks; (B) outlines activities to ensure strategic, consistent, and 
effective application of IT management controls: (i) enterprise 
architecture, (ii) project management, (iii) investment management, and 
(iv) human capital management.

                      Office of Inspector General

    For necessary salaries and expenses of the Office of Inspector 
General in carrying out the Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended, 
$127,000,000:  Provided, That the Inspector General shall have 
independent authority over all personnel issues within this office.

                       Transformation Initiative

                     (including transfer of funds)

    Of the amounts made available in this Act under each of the 
following headings under this title, the Secretary may transfer to, and 
merge with, this account up to 0.5 percent from each such account, and 
such transferred amounts shall be available until September 30, 2016, 
for (1) research, evaluation, and program metrics; (2) program 
demonstrations; and (3) technical assistance and capacity building: 
``Choice Neighborhoods Initiative'', ``Community Development Fund'', 
``Fair Housing Activities'', ``Family Self-Sufficiency'', ``HOME 
Investment Partnerships Program'', ``Self-Help and Assisted 
Homeownership Opportunity Program'', ``Homeless Assistance Grants'', 
``Housing Counseling Assistance'', ``Housing for Persons with 
Disabilities'', ``Housing for the Elderly'', ``Housing Opportunities 
for Persons with AIDS'', ``Lead Hazard Reduction'', ``Mutual Mortgage 
Insurance Program Account'', ``Native American Housing Block Grants'', 
``Native Hawaiian Housing Block Grant'', ``Project-Based Rental 
Assistance'', ``Public Housing Capital Fund'', ``Public Housing 
Operating Fund'', ``Rental Assistance Demonstration'', ``Rental Housing 
Assistance'', and ``Tenant-Based Rental Assistance'':  Provided, That 
the Secretary may not transfer more than $60,000,000 to this account 
under the authority provided in the previous proviso:  Provided 
further, That any such amounts, or portion thereof, transferred to this 
account, may be transferred back to be merged with any such other 
account and to be available for the same purpose and same time period 
as provided under this Act:  Provided further, That with respect to 
amounts made available under this heading for research, evaluation and 
program metrics or program demonstrations, notwithstanding section 204 
of this title, the Secretary may enter into cooperative agreements 
funded with philanthropic entities, other Federal agencies, or State or 
local governments and their agencies for research projects:  Provided 
further, That with respect to the previous proviso, such partners to 
the cooperative agreements must contribute at least a 50 percent match 
toward the cost of the project.

    General Provisions--Department of Housing and Urban Development

                     (including transfer of funds)

    Sec. 201.  Fifty percent of the amounts of budget authority, or in 
lieu thereof 50 percent of the cash amounts associated with such budget 
authority, that are recaptured from projects described in section 
1012(a) of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Amendments Act 
of 1988 (42 U.S.C. 1437 note) shall be rescinded or in the case of 
cash, shall be remitted to the Treasury, and such amounts of budget 
authority or cash recaptured and not rescinded or remitted to the 
Treasury shall be used by State housing finance agencies or local 
governments or local housing agencies with projects approved by the 
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development for which settlement 
occurred after January 1, 1992, in accordance with such section. 
Notwithstanding the previous sentence, the Secretary may award up to 15 
percent of the budget authority or cash recaptured and not rescinded or 
remitted to the Treasury to provide project owners with incentives to 
refinance their project at a lower interest rate.
    Sec. 202.  None of the amounts made available under this Act may be 
used during fiscal year 2014 to investigate or prosecute under the Fair 
Housing Act any otherwise lawful activity engaged in by one or more 
persons, including the filing or maintaining of a nonfrivolous legal 
action, that is engaged in solely for the purpose of achieving or 
preventing action by a Government official or entity, or a court of 
competent jurisdiction.
    Sec. 203.  Sections 203 and 209 of division C of Public Law 112-55 
(125 Stat. 693-694) shall apply during fiscal year 2014 as if such 
sections were included in this title, except that during such fiscal 
year such sections shall be applied by substituting ``fiscal year 
2014'' for ``fiscal year 2011'' and ``fiscal year 2012'' each place 
such terms appear.
    Sec. 204.  Except as explicitly provided in law, any grant, 
cooperative agreement or other assistance made pursuant to title II of 
this Act shall be made on a competitive basis and in accordance with 
section 102 of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Reform 
Act of 1989 (42 U.S.C. 3545).
    Sec. 205.  Funds of the Department of Housing and Urban Development 
subject to the Government Corporation Control Act or section 402 of the 
Housing Act of 1950 shall be available, without regard to the 
limitations on administrative expenses, for legal services on a 
contract or fee basis, and for utilizing and making payment for 
services and facilities of the Federal National Mortgage Association, 
Government National Mortgage Association, Federal Home Loan Mortgage 
Corporation, Federal Financing Bank, Federal Reserve banks or any 
member thereof, Federal Home Loan banks, and any insured bank within 
the meaning of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Act, as 
amended (12 U.S.C. 1811-1).
    Sec. 206.  Unless otherwise provided for in this Act or through a 
reprogramming of funds, no part of any appropriation for the Department 
of Housing and Urban Development shall be available for any program, 
project or activity in excess of amounts set forth in the budget 
estimates submitted to Congress.
    Sec. 207.  Corporations and agencies of the Department of Housing 
and Urban Development which are subject to the Government Corporation 
Control Act are hereby authorized to make such expenditures, within the 
limits of funds and borrowing authority available to each such 
corporation or agency and in accordance with law, and to make such 
contracts and commitments without regard to fiscal year limitations as 
provided by section 104 of such Act as may be necessary in carrying out 
the programs set forth in the budget for 2014 for such corporation or 
agency except as hereinafter provided:  Provided, That collections of 
these corporations and agencies may be used for new loan or mortgage 
purchase commitments only to the extent expressly provided for in this 
Act (unless such loans are in support of other forms of assistance 
provided for in this or prior appropriations Acts), except that this 
proviso shall not apply to the mortgage insurance or guaranty 
operations of these corporations, or where loans or mortgage purchases 
are necessary to protect the financial interest of the United States 
Government.
    Sec. 208.  The Secretary of Housing and Urban Development shall 
provide quarterly reports to the House and Senate Committees on 
Appropriations regarding all uncommitted, unobligated, recaptured and 
excess funds in each program and activity within the jurisdiction of 
the Department and shall submit additional, updated budget information 
to these Committees upon request.
    Sec. 209.  Paragraph (2)(B)(i) of section 3(a) of the United States 
Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 1437a(a)) is amended--
            (1) in the matter preceding subclause (I)--
                    (A) by striking ``Except as otherwise provided 
                under this clause, each'' and inserting ``Each''; and
                    (B) by inserting after ``which shall'' the 
                following: ``not be lower than 80 percent of the 
                applicable fair market rental established under section 
                8(c) of this Act and which shall''; and
            (2) by striking the undesignated matter following subclause 
        (II) and inserting the following: ``Public housing agencies 
        must comply by June 1, 2014, with the requirement of this 
        clause, except that if a new flat rental amount for a dwelling 
        unit will increase a family's existing rental payment by more 
        than 35 percent, the new flat rental amount shall be phased in 
        as necessary to ensure that the family's existing rental 
        payment does not increase by more than 35 percent annually. The 
        preceding sentence shall not be construed to require 
        establishment of rental amounts equal to 80 percent of the fair 
        market rental in years when the fair market rental falls from 
        the prior year.''.
    Sec. 210.  Subparagraph (A) of section 3(b)(6) of the United States 
Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 1437a(b)(6)(A)) is amended by inserting 
before the period at the end the following: ``, or a consortium of such 
entities or bodies as approved by the Secretary''.
    Sec. 211.  A public housing agency or such other entity that 
administers Federal housing assistance for the Housing Authority of the 
county of Los Angeles, California, the States of Alaska, Iowa, and 
Mississippi shall not be required to include a resident of public 
housing or a recipient of assistance provided under section 8 of the 
United States Housing Act of 1937 on the board of directors or a 
similar governing board of such agency or entity as required under 
section (2)(b) of such Act. Each public housing agency or other entity 
that administers Federal housing assistance under section 8 for the 
Housing Authority of the county of Los Angeles, California and the 
States of Alaska, Iowa and Mississippi that chooses not to include a 
resident of public housing or a recipient of section 8 assistance on 
the board of directors or a similar governing board shall establish an 
advisory board of not less than six residents of public housing or 
recipients of section 8 assistance to provide advice and comment to the 
public housing agency or other administering entity on issues related 
to public housing and section 8. Such advisory board shall meet not 
less than quarterly.
    Sec. 212. (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, subject 
to the conditions listed in subsections (c) and (e), for fiscal years 
2014 and 2015, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development may 
authorize the transfer of some or all project-based assistance, debt 
held or insured by the Secretary and statutorily required low-income 
and very low-income use if any restrictions, associated with one or 
more multifamily housing project or projects to another multifamily 
housing project or projects.
    (b) Phased Transfers.--Transfers of project-based assistance under 
this section may be done in phases to accommodate the financing and 
other requirements related to rehabilitating or constructing the 
project or projects to which the assistance is transferred, to ensure 
that such project or projects meet the standards under section (c).
    (c) The transfer authorized in subsection (a) is subject to the 
following conditions:
            (1) Number and bedroom size of units.--
                    (A) For occupied units in the transferring project: 
                the number of low-income and very low-income units and 
                the configuration (i.e. bedroom size) provided by the 
                transferring project shall be no less than when 
                transferred to the receiving project or projects and 
                the net dollar amount of Federal assistance provided to 
                the transferring project shall remain the same in the 
                receiving project or projects.
                    (B) For unoccupied units in the transferring 
                project: the Secretary may authorize a reduction in the 
                number of dwelling units in the receiving project or 
                projects to allow for a reconfiguration of bedroom 
                sizes to meet current market demands, as determined by 
                the Secretary and provided there is no increase in the 
                project-based assistance budget authority.
            (2) The transferring project shall, as determined by the 
        Secretary, be either physically obsolete or economically 
        nonviable.
            (3) The receiving project or projects shall meet or exceed 
        applicable physical standards established by the Secretary.
            (4) The owner or mortgagor of the transferring project 
        shall notify and consult with the tenants residing in the 
        transferring project and provide a certification of approval by 
        all appropriate local governmental officials.
            (5) The tenants of the transferring project who remain 
        eligible for assistance to be provided by the receiving project 
        or projects shall not be required to vacate their units in the 
        transferring project or projects until new units in the 
        receiving project are available for occupancy.
            (6) The Secretary determines that this transfer is in the 
        best interest of the tenants.
            (7) If either the transferring project or the receiving 
        project or projects meets the condition specified in subsection 
        (d)(2)(A), any lien on the receiving project resulting from 
        additional financing obtained by the owner shall be subordinate 
        to any FHA-insured mortgage lien transferred to, or placed on, 
        such project by the Secretary, except that the Secretary may 
        waive this requirement upon determination that such a waiver is 
        necessary to facilitate the financing of acquisition, 
        construction, and/or rehabilitation of the receiving project or 
        projects.
            (8) If the transferring project meets the requirements of 
        subsection (d)(2)(F), the owner or mortgagor of the receiving 
        project or projects shall execute and record either a 
        continuation of the existing use agreement or a new use 
        agreement for the project where, in either case, any use 
        restrictions in such agreement are of no lesser duration than 
        the existing use restrictions.
            (9) The transfer does not increase the cost (as defined in 
        section 502 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, as 
        amended) of any FHA-insured mortgage, except to the extent that 
        appropriations are provided for the amount of any such 
        increased cost.
    (d) For purposes of this section--
            (1) the terms ``low-income'' and ``very low-income'' shall 
        have the meanings provided by the statute and/or regulations 
        governing the program under which the project is insured or 
        assisted;
            (2) the term ``multifamily housing project'' means housing 
        that meets one of the following conditions--
                    (A) housing that is subject to a mortgage insured 
                under the National Housing Act;
                    (B) housing that has project-based assistance 
                attached to the structure including projects undergoing 
                mark to market debt restructuring under the Multifamily 
                Assisted Housing Reform and Affordability Housing Act;
                    (C) housing that is assisted under section 202 of 
                the Housing Act of 1959 as amended by section 801 of 
                the Cranston-Gonzales National Affordable Housing Act;
                    (D) housing that is assisted under section 202 of 
                the Housing Act of 1959, as such section existed before 
                the enactment of the Cranston-Gonzales National 
                Affordable Housing Act;
                    (E) housing that is assisted under section 811 of 
                the Cranston-Gonzales National Affordable Housing Act; 
                or
                    (F) housing or vacant land that is subject to a use 
                agreement;
            (3) the term ``project-based assistance'' means--
                    (A) assistance provided under section 8(b) of the 
                United States Housing Act of 1937;
                    (B) assistance for housing constructed or 
                substantially rehabilitated pursuant to assistance 
                provided under section 8(b)(2) of such Act (as such 
                section existed immediately before October 1, 1983);
                    (C) rent supplement payments under section 101 of 
                the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1965;
                    (D) interest reduction payments under section 236 
                and/or additional assistance payments under section 
                236(f)(2) of the National Housing Act;
                    (E) assistance payments made under section 
                202(c)(2) of the Housing Act of 1959; and
                    (F) assistance payments made under section 
                811(d)(2) of the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable 
                Housing Act;
            (4) the term ``receiving project or projects'' means the 
        multifamily housing project or projects to which some or all of 
        the project-based assistance, debt, and statutorily required 
        low-income and very low-income use restrictions are to be 
        transferred;
            (5) the term ``transferring project'' means the multifamily 
        housing project which is transferring some or all of the 
        project-based assistance, debt and the statutorily required 
        low-income and very low-income use restrictions to the 
        receiving project or projects; and
            (6) the term ``Secretary'' means the Secretary of Housing 
        and Urban Development.
    (e) Public Notice and Research Report.--
            (1) The Secretary shall publish by notice in the Federal 
        Register the terms and conditions, including criteria for HUD 
        approval, of transfers pursuant to this section no later than 
        30 days before the effective date of such notice.
            (2) The Secretary shall conduct an evaluation of the 
        transfer authority under this section, including the effect of 
        such transfers on the operational efficiency, contract rents, 
        physical and financial conditions, and long-term preservation 
        of the affected properties.
    Sec. 213.  No funds provided under this title may be used for an 
audit of the Government National Mortgage Association that makes 
applicable requirements under the Federal Credit Reform Act of 1990 (2 
U.S.C. 661 et seq.).
    Sec. 214. (a) No assistance shall be provided under section 8 of 
the United States Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 1437f) to any 
individual who--
            (1) is enrolled as a student at an institution of higher 
        education (as defined under section 102 of the Higher Education 
        Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1002));
            (2) is under 24 years of age;
            (3) is not a veteran;
            (4) is unmarried;
            (5) does not have a dependent child;
            (6) is not a person with disabilities, as such term is 
        defined in section 3(b)(3)(E) of the United States Housing Act 
        of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 1437a(b)(3)(E)) and was not receiving 
        assistance under such section 8 as of November 30, 2005; and
            (7) is not otherwise individually eligible, or has parents 
        who, individually or jointly, are not eligible, to receive 
        assistance under section 8 of the United States Housing Act of 
        1937 (42 U.S.C. 1437f).
    (b) For purposes of determining the eligibility of a person to 
receive assistance under section 8 of the United States Housing Act of 
1937 (42 U.S.C. 1437f), any financial assistance (in excess of amounts 
received for tuition and any other required fees and charges) that an 
individual receives under the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 
1001 et seq.), from private sources, or an institution of higher 
education (as defined under the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 
1002)), shall be considered income to that individual, except for a 
person over the age of 23 with dependent children.
    Sec. 215.  The funds made available for Native Alaskans under the 
heading ``Native American Housing Block Grants'' in title II of this 
Act shall be allocated to the same Native Alaskan housing block grant 
recipients that received funds in fiscal year 2005.
    Sec. 216.  Notwithstanding the limitation in the first sentence of 
section 255(g) of the National Housing Act (12 U.S.C. 1715z-g), the 
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development may, until September 30, 
2014, insure and enter into commitments to insure mortgages under 
section 255(g) of the National Housing Act (12 U.S.C. 1715z-20).
    Sec. 217.  Notwithstanding any other provision of law, in fiscal 
year 2014, in managing and disposing of any multifamily property that 
is owned or has a mortgage held by the Secretary of Housing and Urban 
Development, and during the process of foreclosure on any property with 
a contract for rental assistance payments under section 8 of the United 
States Housing Act of 1937 or other Federal programs, the Secretary 
shall maintain any rental assistance payments under section 8 of the 
United States Housing Act of 1937 and other programs that are attached 
to any dwelling units in the property. To the extent the Secretary 
determines, in consultation with the tenants and the local government, 
that such a multifamily property owned or held by the Secretary is not 
feasible for continued rental assistance payments under such section 8 
or other programs, based on consideration of (1) the costs of 
rehabilitating and operating the property and all available Federal, 
State, and local resources, including rent adjustments under section 
524 of the Multifamily Assisted Housing Reform and Affordability Act of 
1997 (``MAHRAA'') and (2) environmental conditions that cannot be 
remedied in a cost-effective fashion, the Secretary may, in 
consultation with the tenants of that property, contract for project-
based rental assistance payments with an owner or owners of other 
existing housing properties, or provide other rental assistance. The 
Secretary shall also take appropriate steps to ensure that project-
based contracts remain in effect prior to foreclosure, subject to the 
exercise of contractual abatement remedies to assist relocation of 
tenants for imminent major threats to health and safety after written 
notice to and informed consent of the affected tenants and use of other 
available remedies, such as partial abatements or receivership. After 
disposition of any multifamily property described under this section, 
the contract and allowable rent levels on such properties shall be 
subject to the requirements under section 524 of MAHRAA.
    Sec. 218. (a) Inspections.--Section 8(o)(8) of the United States 
Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 1437f(o)(8)) is amended--
            (1) by redesignating subparagraph (E) as subparagraph (G); 
        and
            (2) by striking subparagraph (D) and inserting the 
        following new subparagraphs:
                    ``(D) Biennial inspections.--
                            ``(i) Requirement.--Each public housing 
                        agency providing assistance under this 
                        subsection (or other entity, as provided in 
                        paragraph (11)) shall, for each assisted 
                        dwelling unit, make inspections not less often 
                        than biennially during the term of the housing 
                        assistance payments contract for the unit to 
                        determine whether the unit is maintained in 
                        accordance with the requirements under 
                        subparagraph (A).
                            ``(ii) Use of alternative inspection 
                        method.--The requirements under clause (i) may 
                        be complied with by use of inspections that 
                        qualify as an alternative inspection method 
                        pursuant to subparagraph (E).
                            ``(iii) Records.--The public housing agency 
                        (or other entity) shall retain the records of 
                        the inspection for a reasonable time, as 
                        determined by the Secretary, and shall make the 
                        records available upon request to the 
                        Secretary, the Inspector General for the 
                        Department of Housing and Urban Development, 
                        and any auditor conducting an audit under 
                        section 5(h).
                            ``(iv) Mixed-finance properties.--The 
                        Secretary may adjust the frequency of 
                        inspections for mixed-finance properties 
                        assisted with vouchers under paragraph (13) to 
                        facilitate the use of the alternative 
                        inspections in subparagraph (E).
                    ``(E) Alternative inspection method.--An inspection 
                of a property shall qualify as an alternative 
                inspection method for purposes of this subparagraph 
                if--
                            ``(i) the inspection was conducted pursuant 
                        to requirements under a Federal, State, or 
                        local housing program (including the Home 
                        investment partnership program under title II 
                        of the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable 
                        Housing Act and the low-income housing tax 
                        credit program under section 42 of the Internal 
                        Revenue Code of 1986); and
                            ``(ii) pursuant to such inspection, the 
                        property was determined to meet the standards 
                        or requirements regarding housing quality or 
                        safety applicable to properties assisted under 
                        such program, and, if a non-Federal standard or 
                        requirement was used, the public housing agency 
                        has certified to the Secretary that such 
                        standard or requirement provides the same (or 
                        greater) protection to occupants of dwelling 
                        units meeting such standard or requirement as 
                        would the housing quality standards under 
                        subparagraph (B).
                    ``(F) Interim inspections.--Upon notification to 
                the public housing agency, by a family (on whose behalf 
                tenant-based rental assistance is provided under this 
                subsection) or by a government official, that the 
                dwelling unit for which such assistance is provided 
                does not comply with the housing quality standards 
                under subparagraph (B), the public housing agency shall 
                inspect the dwelling unit--
                            ``(i) in the case of any condition that is 
                        life-threatening, within 24 hours after the 
                        agency's receipt of such notification, unless 
                        waived by the Secretary in extraordinary 
                        circumstances; and
                            ``(ii) in the case of any condition that is 
                        not life-threatening, within a reasonable time 
                        frame, as determined by the Secretary.''.
    (b) Effective Date.--The amendments in subsection (a) shall take 
effect upon such date as the Secretary determines, in the Secretary's 
sole discretion, through the Secretary's publication of such date in 
the Federal Register, as part of regulations promulgated, or a notice 
issued, by the Secretary to implement such amendments.
    Sec. 219.  Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the 
recipient of a grant under section 202b of the Housing Act of 1959 (12 
U.S.C. 1701q) after December 26, 2000, in accordance with the 
unnumbered paragraph at the end of section 202(b) of such Act, may, at 
its option, establish a single-asset nonprofit entity to own the 
project and may lend the grant funds to such entity, which may be a 
private nonprofit organization described in section 831 of the American 
Homeownership and Economic Opportunity Act of 2000.
    Sec. 220.  The commitment authority funded by fees as provided 
under the subheading ``Program Account'' under the heading ``Community 
Development Loan Guarantees'' may be used to guarantee, or make 
commitments to guarantee, notes, or other obligations issued by any 
State on behalf of non-entitlement communities in the State in 
accordance with the requirements of section 108 of the Housing and 
Community Development Act of 1974:  Provided, That any State receiving 
such a guarantee or commitment shall distribute all funds subject to 
such guarantee to the units of general local government in non-
entitlement areas that received the commitment.
    Sec. 221.  Public housing agencies that own and operate 400 or 
fewer public housing units may elect to be exempt from any asset 
management requirement imposed by the Secretary of Housing and Urban 
Development in connection with the operating fund rule:  Provided, That 
an agency seeking a discontinuance of a reduction of subsidy under the 
operating fund formula shall not be exempt from asset management 
requirements.
    Sec. 222.  With respect to the use of amounts provided in this Act 
and in future Acts for the operation, capital improvement and 
management of public housing as authorized by sections 9(d) and 9(e) of 
the United States Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 1437g(d) and (e)), the 
Secretary shall not impose any requirement or guideline relating to 
asset management that restricts or limits in any way the use of capital 
funds for central office costs pursuant to section 9(g)(1) or 9(g)(2) 
of the United States Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 1437g(g)(1), (2)):  
Provided, That a public housing agency may not use capital funds 
authorized under section 9(d) for activities that are eligible under 
section 9(e) for assistance with amounts from the operating fund in 
excess of the amounts permitted under section 9(g)(1) or 9(g)(2).
    Sec. 223.  No official or employee of the Department of Housing and 
Urban Development shall be designated as an allotment holder unless the 
Office of the Chief Financial Officer has determined that such 
allotment holder has implemented an adequate system of funds control 
and has received training in funds control procedures and directives. 
The Chief Financial Officer shall ensure that, not later than 90 days 
after the date of enactment of this Act, a trained allotment holder 
shall be designated for each HUD subaccount under the heading 
``Administration, Operations, and Management'' as well as each account 
receiving appropriations for ``Program Office Salaries and Expenses'' 
within the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
    Sec. 224.  Payment of attorney fees in program-related litigation 
must be paid from individual program office personnel benefits and 
compensation funding. The annual budget submission for program office 
personnel benefit and compensation funding must include program-related 
litigation costs for attorney fees as a separate line item request.
    Sec. 225.  The Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban 
Development shall for fiscal year 2014 and subsequent fiscal years, 
notify the public through the Federal Register and other means, as 
determined appropriate, of the issuance of a notice of the availability 
of assistance or notice of funding availability (NOFA) for any program 
or discretionary fund administered by the Secretary that is to be 
competitively awarded. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, for 
fiscal year 2014 and subsequent fiscal years, the Secretary may make 
the NOFA available only on the Internet at the appropriate Government 
Web site or through other electronic media, as determined by the 
Secretary.
    Sec. 226.  The Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban 
Development is authorized to transfer up to 5 percent or $5,000,000, 
whichever is less, of the funds appropriated for any office funded 
under the heading ``Administration, Operations, and Management'' to any 
other office funded under such heading:  Provided, That no 
appropriation for any office funded under the heading ``Administration, 
Operations, and Management'' shall be increased or decreased by more 
than 5 percent or $5,000,000, whichever is less, without prior written 
approval of the House and Senate Committees on Appropriations:  
Provided further, That the Secretary is authorized to transfer up to 5 
percent or $5,000,000, whichever is less, of the funds appropriated for 
any account funded under the general heading ``Program Office Salaries 
and Expenses'' to any other account funded under such heading:  
Provided further, That no appropriation for any account funded under 
the general heading ``Program Office Salaries and Expenses'' shall be 
increased or decreased by more than 5 percent or $5,000,000, whichever 
is less, without prior written approval of the House and Senate 
Committees on Appropriations:  Provided further, That the Secretary may 
transfer funds made available for salaries and expenses between any 
office funded under the heading ``Administration, Operations and 
Management'' and any account funded under the general heading ``Program 
Office Salaries and Expenses'', but only with the prior written 
approval of the House and Senate Committees on Appropriations.
    Sec. 227. (a) The Secretary of Housing and Urban Development shall 
take the required actions under subsection (b) when a multifamily 
housing project with a section 8 contract or contract for similar 
project-based assistance:
            (1) receives a Real Estate Assessment Center (REAC) score 
        of 30 or less; or
            (2) receives a REAC score between 31 and 59 and:
                    (A) fails to certify in writing to HUD within 60 
                days that all deficiencies have been corrected; or
                    (B) receives consecutive scores of less than 60 on 
                REAC inspections.
Such requirements shall apply to insured and noninsured projects with 
assistance attached to the units under section 8 of the united States 
housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 1437f), but do not apply to such units 
assisted under section 8(o)(13) (42 U.S.C. 1437f(o)(13)) or to public 
housing units assisted with capital or operating funds under section 9 
of the United States Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 1437g).
    (b) The Secretary shall take the following required actions as 
authorized under subsection (a)--
            (1) The Secretary shall notify the owner and provide an 
        opportunity for response within 30 days. If the violations 
        remain, the Secretary shall develop a Compliance, Disposition 
        and Enforcement Plan within 60 days, with a specified timetable 
        for correcting all deficiencies. The Secretary shall provide 
        notice of the Plan to the owner, tenants, the local government, 
        any mortgagees, and any contract administrator.
            (2) At the end of the term of the Compliance, Disposition 
        and Enforcement Plan, if the owner fails to fully comply with 
        such plan, the Secretary may require immediate replacement of 
        project management with a management agent approved by the 
        Secretary, and shall take one or more of the following actions, 
        and provide additional notice of those actions to the owner and 
        the parties specified above:
                    (A) impose civil money penalties;
                    (B) abate the section 8 contract, including partial 
                abatement, as determined by the Secretary, until all 
                deficiencies have been corrected;
                    (C) pursue transfer of the project to an owner, 
                approved by the Secretary under established procedures, 
                which will be obligated to promptly make all required 
                repairs and to accept renewal of the assistance 
                contract as long as such renewal is offered; or
                    (D) seek judicial appointment of a receiver to 
                manage the property and cure all project deficiencies 
                or seek a judicial order of specific performance 
                requiring the owner to cure all project deficiencies.
    (c) The Secretary shall also take appropriate steps to ensure that 
project-based contracts remain in effect, subject to the exercise of 
contractual abatement remedies to assist relocation of tenants for 
imminent major threats to health and safety after written notice to and 
informed consent of the affected tenants and use of other remedies set 
forth above. To the extent the Secretary determines, in consultation 
with the tenants and the local government, that the property is not 
feasible for continued rental assistance payments under such section 8 
or other programs, based on consideration of (1) the costs of 
rehabilitating and operating the property and all available Federal, 
State, and local resources, including rent adjustments under section 
524 of the Multifamily Assisted Housing Reform and Affordability Act of 
1997 (``MAHRAA'') and (2) environmental conditions that cannot be 
remedied in a cost-effective fashion, the Secretary may, in 
consultation with the tenants of that property, contract for project-
based rental assistance payments with an owner or owners of other 
existing housing properties, or provide other rental assistance. The 
Secretary shall report semi-annually on all properties covered by this 
section that are assessed through the Real Estate Assessment Center and 
have physical inspection scores of less than 30 or have consecutive 
physical inspection scores of less than 60. The report shall include:
            (1) The enforcement actions being taken to address such 
        conditions, including imposition of civil money penalties and 
        termination of subsidies, and identify properties that have 
        such conditions multiple times; and
            (2) Actions that the Department of Housing and Urban 
        Development is taking to protect tenants of such identified 
        properties.
    Sec. 228.  The Disaster Housing Assistance Programs, administered 
by the Department of Housing and Urban Development, shall be considered 
a ``program of the Department of Housing and Urban Development'' under 
section 904 of the McKinney Act for the purpose of income verifications 
and matching.
    Sec. 229. (a) PHA Compensation.--Section 2(b) of the United States 
Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 1437(b)) is amended by adding the 
following new paragraph at the end:
            ``(4) Salary.--
                    ``(A) General.--This paragraph establishes the 
                maximum salary that a public housing agency may provide 
                to its employees and the maximum annual contract 
                amounts that may be paid to its contract personnel 
                using funds provided under this Act. A public housing 
                agency shall use the same salary structure as described 
                in this paragraph and follow the requirements of 
                uniform administrative rules for Federal grants and 
                cooperative agreements and principles and standards for 
                determining costs for Federal awards for all payments 
                that it makes to its employees and for personnel hired 
                as contractors when funds provided under this Act are 
                used for such payments.
                    ``(B) Salary structure.--
                            ``(i) The base salary of public housing 
                        agency employees and the contract amount paid 
                        to contracted personnel from funds provided 
                        under this Act shall be based on the Federal 
                        General Schedule (GS) basic rate of pay, 
                        including locality adjustment, established 
                        under sections 5303 and 5304 of title 5, United 
                        States Code as follows:
                                    ``(I) For public housing agencies 
                                with fewer than 250 total units (public 
                                housing and section 8 housing 
                                vouchers), the base salary of a public 
                                housing agency employee or total annual 
                                payment to each contracted personnel 
                                shall not exceed the basic rate of pay, 
                                including a locality adjustment, for 
                                GS-11, step 10;
                                    ``(II) For public housing agencies 
                                with 250 to 1249 total units (public 
                                housing and section 8 housing 
                                vouchers), the base salary of a public 
                                housing employee or total annual 
                                payment to each contracted personnel 
                                shall not exceed the basic rate of pay, 
                                including locality adjustment, for GS-
                                13, step 10;
                                    ``(III) For public housing agencies 
                                with 1250 or more total units (public 
                                housing and section 8 housing 
                                vouchers), the base salary of a public 
                                housing agency employee or total annual 
                                payment to each contracted personnel 
                                shall not exceed the basic rate of pay, 
                                including locality adjustment, for GS-
                                15, step 10.
                            ``(ii) Any amount of salary paid to an 
                        employee or of total annual payment to each 
                        contracted personnel that exceeds the amount 
                        provided under the structure of this paragraph 
                        must be from non-Act sources.
                            ``(iii) The salary structure provided in 
                        subparagraph (B)(i) shall be subject to any 
                        requirements that may be established for the 
                        General Schedule by an appropriations Act or by 
                        Presidential executive order for any Federal 
                        fiscal year.
                            ``(iv) A public housing agency must certify 
                        that it has established detailed performance 
                        measures that describe how public housing 
                        agency employees or personnel hired as 
                        contractors may receive a salary or contract 
                        increase within the limits of subparagraph 
                        (B)(i). The certification shall be transmitted 
                        to the Secretary in a format as determined by 
                        the Secretary.
                    ``(C) Definitions.--For purposes of this section--
                            ``(i) Employee includes any member of a 
                        public housing agency organization whose salary 
                        is paid in whole or in part from funds provided 
                        under this Act, and regardless of whether such 
                        employee is full-time or part-time, temporary 
                        or permanent.
                            ``(ii) Contracted personnel includes any 
                        member of a public housing agency organization 
                        whose position is procured under uniform 
                        administrative rules for Federal grants and 
                        cooperative agreements and who is paid in whole 
                        or in part from funds provided under this Act, 
                        and regardless of whether such individual is 
                        full-time or part-time, hourly, temporary or 
                        permanent. No such position shall be for a 
                        period beyond 5 years without re-procurement.
                            ``(iii) Salary includes the annual basic 
                        rate of pay, including a locality adjustment, 
                        as provided in sub-paragraph (B) and any 
                        additional adjustments, such as may be provided 
                        for overtime or shift differentials, bonuses, 
                        or contract payments including bonuses. Salary 
                        does not include fringe benefits as defined in 
                        principles and standards for determining costs 
                        for Federal awards.
                    ``(D) Disclosure of records.--Each public housing 
                agency shall make available to the Secretary upon 
                request such financial and other records as the 
                Secretary deems necessary for purpose of review and 
                monitoring compliance with this section.''.
    (b) Effective Date.--The amendment made by subsection (a) shall 
take effect on January 1, 2014 except that for contract personnel the 
amendment should be effective upon the expiration of any contract in 
effect on the date of enactment of the amendment.
    Sec. 230.  Paragraph (1) of section 242(i) of the National Housing 
Act (12 U.S.C. 1715z-7(i)(1)) is amended by striking ``July 31, 2011'' 
and inserting ``July 31, 2016''.
    Sec. 231.  The Secretary of Housing and Urban Development shall 
report quarterly to the House and Senate Committees on Appropriations 
on the status of all section 8 project-based housing, including the 
number of all project-based units by region as well as an analysis of 
all federally subsidized housing being refinanced under the Mark-to-
Market program. The Secretary shall identify in the report all existing 
units maintained by region as section 8 project-based units and all 
project-based units that have opted out of section 8 or have otherwise 
been eliminated as section 8 project-based units. The Secretary shall 
identify in detail and by project all efforts made by the Department to 
preserve all section 8 project-based housing units and all the reasons 
for any units which opted out or otherwise were lost as section 8 
project-based units. Such analysis shall include a review of the impact 
of the loss of any subsidized units in that housing market including 
the cost impact of the loss of available subsidized, low-income housing 
in areas with scarce housing resources for low income families.
    Sec. 232. (a) Subsection (b) of section 225 of the Cranston-
Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act (42 U.S.C. 12755) is amended 
by inserting at the end the following sentence: ``Such 30 day waiting 
period is not required if the grounds for the termination or refusal to 
renew involve a direct threat to the safety of the tenants or employees 
of the housing, or an imminent and serious threat to the property (and 
the termination or refusal to renew is in accordance with the 
requirements of State or local law).''.
    (b) Section 231 of the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable 
Housing Act (42 U.S.C. 12771) is amended--
            (1) in subsection (b) by striking ``make such funds 
        available by direct reallocation'' and all that follows through 
        ``were recaptured'' and inserting ``reallocate the funds by 
        formula in accordance with section 217(d) of this Act (42 
        U.S.C. 12747(d))''; and
            (2) by striking subsection (c).
    Sec. 233.  Section 24 of the United States Housing Act of 1937 (42 
U.S.C. 1437v) is amended--
            (1) in subsection (m)(1), by striking ``fiscal year'' and 
        all that follows through the period at the end and inserting 
        ``fiscal year 2014.''; and
            (2) in subsection (o), by striking ``September'' and all 
        that follows through the period at the end and inserting 
        ``September 30, 2014.''.
    Sec. 234.  Of the amounts made available for salaries and expenses 
under all accounts under this title (except for the Office of Inspector 
General account), a total of up to $10,000,000 may be transferred to 
and merged with amounts made available in the ``Information Technology 
Fund'' account under this title.
    Sec. 235.  The proviso under the ``Community Development Fund'' 
heading in Public Laws 109-148, 109-234, 110-252, and 110-329 which 
requires the Secretary to establish procedures to prevent duplication 
of benefits and to report to the Committees on Appropriations on all 
steps to prevent fraud and abuse is amended by striking ``quarterly'' 
and inserting ``annually''.
    Sec. 236.  Title II of division K of Public Law 110-161 is amended 
by striking the item related to ``Flexible Subsidy Fund''.
    Sec. 237. (a) Section 3(b) of the United States Housing Act of 1937 
(42 U.S.C. 1437a) is amended--
            (1) in paragraph (2), by designating the first sentence as 
        subparagraph (A), the second sentence as subparagraph (B), and 
        the remaining sentences as subparagraph (D), and by inserting 
        after subparagraph (B) the following new subparagraph (C):
                    ``(C) The term extremely low-income families means 
                very low-income families whose incomes do not exceed 
                the higher of--
                            ``(i) the poverty guidelines updated 
                        periodically by the Department of Health and 
                        Human Services under the authority of section 
                        673(2) of the Community Services Block Grant 
                        Act applicable to a family of the size involved 
                        (except that this clause shall not apply in the 
                        case of public housing agencies or projects 
                        located in Puerto Rico or any other territory 
                        or possession of the United States); or
                            ``(ii) 30 percent of the median family 
                        income for the area, as determined by the 
                        Secretary, with adjustments for smaller and 
                        larger families (except that the Secretary may 
                        establish income ceilings higher or lower than 
                        30 percent of the median for the area on the 
                        basis of the Secretary's findings that such 
                        variations are necessary because of unusually 
                        high or low family incomes).''; and
    (b) Section 16 of the United States Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 
1437n) is amended--
            (1) in subsection (a)(2)(A);
            (2) in subsection (b)(1); and
            (3) in subsection (c)(3), by striking ``families whose 
        incomes'' and all that follows through ``low family incomes'' 
        and inserting ``extremely low-income families''.
    Sec. 238.  The language under the heading Rental Assistance 
Demonstration in the Department of Housing and Urban Development 
Appropriations Act, 2012 (Public Law 112-55) is amended--
            (1) by striking ``(except for funds allocated under such 
        section for single room occupancy dwellings as authorized by 
        title IV of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act)'' in 
        both places such language appears;
            (2) in the third proviso by inserting ``in excess of 
        amounts made available under this heading'' after ``associated 
        with such conversion'';
            (3) in the fourth proviso--
                    (A) by striking ``60,000'' and inserting 
                ``120,000''; and
                    (B) by striking ``or section 8(e)(2)'';
            (4) in the penultimate proviso--
                    (A) by inserting ``with respect to applications 
                submitted'' after ``That'';
                    (B) by striking ``and 2013,'' and inserting 
                ``through 2015'';
                    (C) by striking ``and agreement of the 
                administering public housing agency,'' and inserting 
                ``, either'';
                    (D) by inserting ``, subject to the agreement of 
                the administering public housing agency,'' after 
                ``available for such vouchers'';
                    (E) by inserting ``or for conversion of assistance 
                available for such tenant protection vouchers to 
                assistance under a project-based subsidy contract under 
                section 8 of the Act, which shall have a term of no 
                less than 20 years, with rent adjustments limited to an 
                operating cost factor established by the Secretary, and 
                shall be subject to the availability of appropriations 
                for each year of such term, and which shall be eligible 
                for renewal under section 524 of the Multifamily 
                Assisted Housing Reform and Affordability of 1997 (42 
                U.S.C. 1437f note):  Provided further, That amounts 
                made available under the headings `Project-Based Rental 
                Assistance' and `Other Assisted Housing Programs, 
                Rental Housing Assistance' during the period of 
                conversion under the previous proviso, which may extend 
                beyond fiscal year 2015 as necessary to allow 
                processing of all timely applications, shall be 
                available for project-based subsidy contracts entered 
                into pursuant to the previous proviso:  Provided 
                further, That amounts, including contract authority, 
                recaptured from contracts following a conversion under 
                the previous two provisos are hereby rescinded and an 
                amount of additional new budget authority, equivalent 
                to the amount rescinded is hereby appropriated, to 
                remain available until expended for such conversions:  
                Provided further, That the Secretary may transfer 
                amounts under the heading `Other Assisted Housing 
                Programs, Rental Housing Assistance', amounts made 
                available for tenant protection vouchers under the 
                heading `Tenant-Based Rental Assistance', and amounts 
                made available under the previous proviso as needed to 
                the account under the `Project-Based Rental Assistance' 
                heading to facilitate conversion under the three 
                previous provisos and any increase in cost for 
                `Project-Based Rental Assistance' associated with such 
                conversion shall be equal to amounts so transferred'' 
                after ``subparagraphs (C) and (D) of section 8(o)(13) 
                of the Act''; and
            (5) in the final proviso, by striking ``proviso'' and 
        inserting ``four provisos'' in both places such language 
        appears.
    Sec. 239.  None of the funds in this Act provided to the Department 
of Housing and Urban Development may be used to make a grant award 
unless the Secretary notifies the House and Senate Committees on 
Appropriations not less than 3 full business days before any project, 
State, locality, housing authority, tribe, nonprofit organization, or 
other entity selected to receive a grant award is announced by the 
Department or its offices.
    Sec. 240.  Section 202(f)(2) of the Housing Act of 1959 (12 U.S.C. 
1701q(f)(2)) is amended--
     (a) in paragraph (A)--
            (1) by striking the matter before clause (i) and inserting 
        the following: ``The Secretary shall establish procedures to 
        delegate the award, review and processing of projects, selected 
        by the Secretary in a national competition, to a State or local 
        housing agency that--''; and
            (2) in clause (iii), by striking ``capital advance'' and 
        inserting ``funding'', and by replacing the comma with a semi-
        colon;
    (b) in subparagraph (B), by striking ``capital advances'' and 
inserting ``funding under this section'';
    (c) in subparagraph (C), by striking the first sentence;
    (d) by redesignating subparagraph (D) as subparagraph (E), and in 
the redesignated subparagraph (E)--
            (1) by striking ``a capital advance'' and inserting 
        ``funding under this section''; and
            (2) by striking ``capital advance amounts or project rental 
        assistance'' and inserting ``funding under this section''; and
    (e) by inserting the following new subparagraph after subparagraph 
(C):
                    ``(D) Assistance under subsection (c)(2) may be 
                provided for projects which identify in the application 
                for assistance a defined health and other supportive 
                services program including sources of financing the 
                services for eligible residents and memoranda of 
                understanding with service provision agencies and 
                organizations to provide such services for eligible 
                residents at their request. Such supportive services 
                plan and memoranda of understating shall--
                            ``(i) identify the target populations to be 
                        served by the project;
                            ``(ii) set forth methods for outreach and 
                        referral;
                            ``(iii) identify the health and other 
                        supportive services to be provided; and
                            ``(iv) identify the terms under which such 
                        services will be made available to residents of 
                        the project.''.
    Sec. 241.  Section 11 of the Housing Opportunity Program Extension 
Act of 1996 (42 U.S.C. 12805 note) is amended--
            (1) in subsection (b)(1) after ``new dwelling'' insert ``or 
        the rehabilitation of existing dwellings'';
            (2) in subsection (b)(2) after ``new'' insert ``or 
        rehabilitated'';
            (3) in subsection (d)(1) after ``dwellings'' insert ``or 
        rehabilitating existing dwellings to make them decent, safe and 
        sanitary'';
            (4) in subsection (d)(2) by inserting at the end the 
        following new subparagraph:
                    ``(C) Planning, administration, and management.--
                Planning, administration, and management of grant 
                programs and activities, provided that such expenses do 
                not exceed 20 percent of any grant made under this 
                section.'';
            (5) in subsection (i)(5) by--
                    (A) striking ``24'' and inserting ``36''; and
                    (B) striking ``except that'' and all that follow 
                through ``such grant amounts'';
            (6) in subsection (j) by--
                    (A) inserting after the heading ``(1) 
                redistribution of funds.--'';
                    (B) striking ``24'' and inserting ``36'';
                    (C) striking ``(or, in the case'' and all that 
                follows through ``within 36 months)''; and
                    (D) inserting at the end the following new 
                paragraph:
            ``(2) Deadline for completion and conveyance.--The 
        Secretary shall establish a deadline (which may be extended for 
        good cause as determined by the Secretary) by which time all 
        units that have been assisted with grant funds under this 
        section must be completed and conveyed.''.
    Sec. 242.  Section 8(o)(2) of the United States Housing Act of 1937 
(42 U.S.C. 1437f(o)(2)), is amended by adding at the end the following 
new subparagraph:
                    ``(D) Utility allowance.--
                            ``(i) General.--In determining the monthly 
                        assistance payment for a family under 
                        subparagraphs (A) and (B), the amount allowed 
                        for tenant-paid utilities shall not exceed the 
                        appropriate utility allowance for the family 
                        unit size as determined by the public housing 
                        agency regardless of the size of the dwelling 
                        unit leased by the family.
                            ``(ii) Exception for families in including 
                        persons with disabilities.--Notwithstanding 
                        subparagraph (A), upon request by a family that 
                        includes a person with disabilities, the public 
                        housing agency shall approve a utility 
                        allowance that is higher than the applicable 
                        amount on the utility allowance schedule if a 
                        higher utility allowance is needed as a 
                        reasonable accommodation to make the program 
                        accessible to and usable by the family member 
                        with a disability.''.
    Sec. 243.  Paragraph (1) of section 8(c) of the United States 
Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 1437) is amended--
            (1) by inserting ``(A)'' after the paragraph designation;
            (2) by striking the fourth, seventh, eighth, ninth 
        sentences; and
            (3) by adding at the end the following:
                    ``(B) Publication of fair market rentals.--Not less 
                than annually:
                            ``(i) The Secretary shall publish a notice 
                        in the Federal Register that proposed fair 
                        market rentals for an area have been published 
                        on the site of the Department on the Internet 
                        and in any other manner specified by the 
                        Secretary. Such notice shall describe proposed 
                        material changes in the methodology for 
                        estimating fair market rentals and shall 
                        provide reasonable time for public comment.
                            ``(ii) The Secretary shall publish a notice 
                        in the Federal Register that final fair market 
                        rentals have been published on the site of the 
                        Department on the Internet and in any other 
                        manner specified by the Secretary. Such notice 
                        shall include the final decisions regarding 
                        proposed substantial methodological changes for 
                        estimating fair market rentals and responses to 
                        public comments.''
    This title may be cited as the ``Department of Housing and Urban 
Development Appropriations Act, 2014''.

                               TITLE III

                            RELATED AGENCIES

                              Access Board

                         salaries and expenses

    For expenses necessary for the Access Board, as authorized by 
section 502 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, $7,448,000:  
Provided, That, notwithstanding any other provision of law, there may 
be credited to this appropriation funds received for publications and 
training expenses.

                      Federal Maritime Commission

                         salaries and expenses

    For necessary expenses of the Federal Maritime Commission as 
authorized by section 201(d) of the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, as 
amended (46 U.S.C. 307), including services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 
3109; hire of passenger motor vehicles as authorized by 31 U.S.C. 
1343(b); and uniforms or allowances therefore, as authorized by 5 
U.S.C. 5901-5902, $24,669,000:  Provided, That not to exceed $2,000 
shall be available for official reception and representation expenses.

  National Railroad Passenger Corporation Office of Inspector General

                         salaries and expenses

    For necessary expenses of the Office of Inspector General for the 
National Railroad Passenger Corporation to carry out the provisions of 
the Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended, $21,000,000:  Provided, 
That the Inspector General shall have all necessary authority, in 
carrying out the duties specified in the Inspector General Act, as 
amended (5 U.S.C. App. 3), to investigate allegations of fraud, 
including false statements to the government (18 U.S.C. 1001), by any 
person or entity that is subject to regulation by the National Railroad 
Passenger Corporation:  Provided further, That the Inspector General 
may enter into contracts and other arrangements for audits, studies, 
analyses, and other services with public agencies and with private 
persons, subject to the applicable laws and regulations that govern the 
obtaining of such services within the National Railroad Passenger 
Corporation:  Provided further, That the Inspector General may select, 
appoint, and employ such officers and employees as may be necessary for 
carrying out the functions, powers, and duties of the Office of 
Inspector General, subject to the applicable laws and regulations that 
govern such selections, appointments, and employment within Amtrak:  
Provided further, That concurrent with the President's budget request 
for fiscal year 2015, the Inspector General shall submit to the House 
and Senate Committees on Appropriations a budget request for fiscal 
year 2015 in similar format and substance to those submitted by 
executive agencies of the Federal Government.

                  National Transportation Safety Board

                         salaries and expenses

    For necessary expenses of the National Transportation Safety Board, 
including hire of passenger motor vehicles and aircraft; services as 
authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109, but at rates for individuals not to exceed 
the per diem rate equivalent to the rate for a GS-15; uniforms, or 
allowances therefor, as authorized by law (5 U.S.C. 5901-5902), 
$103,027,000, of which not to exceed $2,000 may be used for official 
reception and representation expenses. The amounts made available to 
the National Transportation Safety Board in this Act include amounts 
necessary to make lease payments on an obligation incurred in fiscal 
year 2001 for a capital lease.

                 Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation

          payment to the neighborhood reinvestment corporation

    For payment to the Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation for use in 
neighborhood reinvestment activities, as authorized by the Neighborhood 
Reinvestment Corporation Act (42 U.S.C. 8101-8107), $138,300,000, of 
which $5,000,000 shall be for a multi-family rental housing program:  
Provided, That in addition, $77,000,000 shall be made available until 
expended to the Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation for mortgage 
foreclosure mitigation activities, under the following terms and 
conditions:
            (1) The Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation (``NRC'') 
        shall make grants to counseling intermediaries approved by the 
        Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) (with match 
        to be determined by the NRC based on affordability and the 
        economic conditions of an area; a match also may be waived by 
        the NRC based on the aforementioned conditions) to provide 
        mortgage foreclosure mitigation assistance primarily to States 
        and areas with high rates of defaults and foreclosures to help 
        eliminate the default and foreclosure of mortgages of owner-
        occupied single-family homes that are at risk of such 
        foreclosure. Other than areas with high rates of defaults and 
        foreclosures, grants may also be provided to approved 
        counseling intermediaries based on a geographic analysis of the 
        Nation by the NRC which determines where there is a prevalence 
        of mortgages that are risky and likely to fail, including any 
        trends for mortgages that are likely to default and face 
        foreclosure. A State Housing Finance Agency may also be 
        eligible where the State Housing Finance Agency meets all the 
        requirements under this paragraph. A HUD-approved counseling 
        intermediary shall meet certain mortgage foreclosure mitigation 
        assistance counseling requirements, as determined by the NRC, 
        and shall be approved by HUD or the NRC as meeting these 
        requirements.
            (2) Mortgage foreclosure mitigation assistance shall only 
        be made available to homeowners of owner-occupied homes with 
        mortgages in default or in danger of default. These mortgages 
        shall likely be subject to a foreclosure action and homeowners 
        will be provided such assistance that shall consist of 
        activities that are likely to prevent foreclosures and result 
        in the long-term affordability of the mortgage retained 
        pursuant to such activity or another positive outcome for the 
        homeowner. No funds made available under this paragraph may be 
        provided directly to lenders or homeowners to discharge 
        outstanding mortgage balances or for any other direct debt 
        reduction payments.
            (3) The use of Mortgage Foreclosure Mitigation Assistance 
        by approved counseling intermediaries and State Housing Finance 
        Agencies shall involve a reasonable analysis of the borrower's 
        financial situation, an evaluation of the current value of the 
        property that is subject to the mortgage, counseling regarding 
        the assumption of the mortgage by another non-Federal party, 
        counseling regarding the possible purchase of the mortgage by a 
        non-Federal third party, counseling and advice of all likely 
        restructuring and refinancing strategies or the approval of a 
        work-out strategy by all interested parties.
            (4) NRC may provide up to 15 percent of the total funds 
        under this paragraph to its own charter members with expertise 
        in foreclosure prevention counseling, subject to a 
        certification by the NRC that the procedures for selection do 
        not consist of any procedures or activities that could be 
        construed as an unacceptable conflict of interest or have the 
        appearance of impropriety.
            (5) HUD-approved counseling entities and State Housing 
        Finance Agencies receiving funds under this paragraph shall 
        have demonstrated experience in successfully working with 
        financial institutions as well as borrowers facing default, 
        delinquency and foreclosure as well as documented counseling 
        capacity, outreach capacity, past successful performance and 
        positive outcomes with documented counseling plans (including 
        post mortgage foreclosure mitigation counseling), loan workout 
        agreements and loan modification agreements. NRC may use other 
        criteria to demonstrate capacity in underserved areas.
            (6) Of the total amount made available under this 
        paragraph, up to $3,000,000 may be made available to build the 
        mortgage foreclosure and default mitigation counseling capacity 
        of counseling intermediaries through NRC training courses with 
        HUD-approved counseling intermediaries and their partners, 
        except that private financial institutions that participate in 
        NRC training shall pay market rates for such training.
            (7) Of the total amount made available under this 
        paragraph, up to 5 percent may be used for associated 
        administrative expenses for the NRC to carry out activities 
        provided under this section.
            (8) Mortgage foreclosure mitigation assistance grants may 
        include a budget for outreach and advertising, and training, as 
        determined by the NRC.
            (9) The NRC shall continue to report bi-annually to the 
        House and Senate Committees on Appropriations as well as the 
        Senate Banking Committee and House Financial Services Committee 
        on its efforts to mitigate mortgage default.

           United States Interagency Council on Homelessness

                           operating expenses

    For necessary expenses (including payment of salaries, authorized 
travel, hire of passenger motor vehicles, the rental of conference 
rooms, and the employment of experts and consultants under section 3109 
of title 5, United States Code) of the United States Interagency 
Council on Homelessness in carrying out the functions pursuant to title 
II of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, as amended, 
$3,595,000. Title II of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (42 
U.S.C. 11319) is amended by striking ``October 1, 2015'' in section 209 
and inserting ``October 1, 2020'', and in section 204(a) by striking 
``level V'' and inserting ``level IV''.

                                TITLE IV

                      GENERAL PROVISIONS--THIS ACT

    Sec. 401.  Such sums as may be necessary for fiscal year 2014 pay 
raises for programs funded in this Act shall be absorbed within the 
levels appropriated in this Act or previous appropriations Acts.
    Sec. 402.  None of the funds in this Act shall be used for the 
planning or execution of any program to pay the expenses of, or 
otherwise compensate, non-Federal parties intervening in regulatory or 
adjudicatory proceedings funded in this Act.
    Sec. 403.  None of the funds appropriated in this Act shall remain 
available for obligation beyond the current fiscal year, nor may any be 
transferred to other appropriations, unless expressly so provided 
herein.
    Sec. 404.  The expenditure of any appropriation under this Act for 
any consulting service through procurement contract pursuant to section 
3109 of title 5, United States Code, shall be limited to those 
contracts where such expenditures are a matter of public record and 
available for public inspection, except where otherwise provided under 
existing law, or under existing Executive order issued pursuant to 
existing law.
    Sec. 405.  Except as otherwise provided in this Act, none of the 
funds provided in this Act, provided by previous appropriations Acts to 
the agencies or entities funded in this Act that remain available for 
obligation or expenditure in fiscal year 2014, or provided from any 
accounts in the Treasury derived by the collection of fees and 
available to the agencies funded by this Act, shall be available for 
obligation or expenditure through a reprogramming of funds that:
            (1) creates a new program;
            (2) eliminates a program, project, or activity;
            (3) increases funds or personnel for any program, project, 
        or activity for which funds have been denied or restricted by 
        the Congress;
            (4) proposes to use funds directed for a specific activity 
        by either the House or Senate Committees on Appropriations for 
        a different purpose;
            (5) augments existing programs, projects, or activities in 
        excess of $5,000,000 or 10 percent, whichever is less;
            (6) reduces existing programs, projects, or activities by 
        $5,000,000 or 10 percent, whichever is less; or
            (7) creates, reorganizes, or restructures a branch, 
        division, office, bureau, board, commission, agency, 
        administration, or department different from the budget 
        justifications submitted to the Committees on Appropriations or 
        the table accompanying the explanatory statement accompanying 
        this Act, whichever is more detailed, unless prior approval is 
        received from the House and Senate Committees on 
        Appropriations:  Provided, That not later than 60 days after 
        the date of enactment of this Act, each agency funded by this 
        Act shall submit a report to the Committees on Appropriations 
        of the Senate and of the House of Representatives to establish 
        the baseline for application of reprogramming and transfer 
        authorities for the current fiscal year:  Provided further, 
        That the report shall include:
                    (A) a table for each appropriation with a separate 
                column to display the prior year enacted level, the 
                President's budget request, adjustments made by 
                Congress, adjustments due to enacted rescissions, if 
                appropriate, and the fiscal year enacted level;
                    (B) a delineation in the table for each 
                appropriation and its respective prior year enacted 
                level by object class and program, project, and 
                activity as detailed in the budget appendix for the 
                respective appropriation; and
                    (C) an identification of items of special 
                congressional interest:  Provided further, That the 
                amount appropriated or limited for salaries and 
                expenses for an agency shall be reduced by $100,000 per 
                day for each day after the required date that the 
                report has not been submitted to the Congress.
    Sec. 406.  Except as otherwise specifically provided by law, not to 
exceed 50 percent of unobligated balances remaining available at the 
end of fiscal year 2014 from appropriations made available for salaries 
and expenses for fiscal year 2014 in this Act, shall remain available 
through September 30, 2015, for each such account for the purposes 
authorized:  Provided, That a request shall be submitted to the House 
and Senate Committees on Appropriations for approval prior to the 
expenditure of such funds:  Provided further, That these requests shall 
be made in compliance with reprogramming guidelines under section 405 
of this Act.
    Sec. 407.  All Federal agencies and departments that are funded 
under this Act shall issue a report to the House and Senate Committees 
on Appropriations on all sole-source contracts by no later than July 
30, 2014. Such report shall include the contractor, the amount of the 
contract and the rationale for using a sole-source contract.
    Sec. 408. (a) None of the funds made available in this Act may be 
obligated or expended for any employee training that--
            (1) does not meet identified needs for knowledge, skills, 
        and abilities bearing directly upon the performance of official 
        duties;
            (2) contains elements likely to induce high levels of 
        emotional response or psychological stress in some 
        participants;
            (3) does not require prior employee notification of the 
        content and methods to be used in the training and written end 
        of course evaluation;
            (4) contains any methods or content associated with 
        religious or quasi-religious belief systems or ``new age'' 
        belief systems as defined in Equal Employment Opportunity 
        Commission Notice N-915.022, dated September 2, 1988; or
            (5) is offensive to, or designed to change, participants' 
        personal values or lifestyle outside the workplace.
    (b) Nothing in this section shall prohibit, restrict, or otherwise 
preclude an agency from conducting training bearing directly upon the 
performance of official duties.
    Sec. 409.  No funds in this Act may be used to support any Federal, 
State, or local projects that seek to use the power of eminent domain, 
unless eminent domain is employed only for a public use:  Provided, 
That for purposes of this section, public use shall not be construed to 
include economic development that primarily benefits private entities:  
Provided further, That any use of funds for mass transit, railroad, 
airport, seaport or highway projects as well as utility projects which 
benefit or serve the general public (including energy-related, 
communication-related, water-related and wastewater-related 
infrastructure), other structures designated for use by the general 
public or which have other common-carrier or public-utility functions 
that serve the general public and are subject to regulation and 
oversight by the government, and projects for the removal of an 
immediate threat to public health and safety or brownsfield as defined 
in the Small Business Liability Relief and Brownsfield Revitalization 
Act (Public Law 107-118) shall be considered a public use for purposes 
of eminent domain.
    Sec. 410.  None of the funds made available in this Act may be 
transferred to any department, agency, or instrumentality of the United 
States Government, except pursuant to a transfer made by, or transfer 
authority provided in, this Act or any other appropriations Act.
    Sec. 411.  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 90 days after his release from such service or from 
hospitalization continuing after discharge for a period of not more 
than 1 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. 412.  No funds appropriated pursuant to this Act may be 
expended by an entity unless the entity agrees that in expending the 
assistance the entity will comply with chapter 83 of title 41, United 
States Code.
    Sec. 413.  No funds appropriated or otherwise made available under 
this Act shall be made available to any person or entity that has been 
convicted of violating chapter 83 of title 41, United States Code.
    Sec. 414.  None of the funds made available in this Act may be used 
for first-class airline accommodations in contravention of sections 
301-10.122 and 301-10.123 of title 41, Code of Federal Regulations.
    Sec. 415.  None of the funds made available under this Act or any 
prior Act may be provided to the Association of Community Organizations 
for Reform Now (ACORN), or any of its affiliates, subsidiaries, or 
allied organizations.
    Sec. 416.  None of the funds made available by this Act may be used 
to enter into a contract, memorandum of understanding, or cooperative 
agreement with, make a grant to, or provide a loan or loan guarantee to 
any corporation that was convicted of a felony criminal violation under 
any Federal law within the preceding 24 months, where the awarding 
agency is aware of the conviction, unless the agency has considered 
suspension or debarment of the corporation and has made a determination 
that this further action is not necessary to protect the interests of 
the Government.
    Sec. 417.  None of the funds made available by this Act may be used 
to enter into a contract, memorandum of understanding, or cooperative 
agreement with, make a grant to, or provide a loan or loan guarantee 
to, any corporation with any unpaid Federal tax liability that has been 
assessed, for which all judicial and administrative remedies have been 
exhausted or have lapsed, and that is not being paid in a timely manner 
pursuant to an agreement with the authority responsible for collecting 
the tax liability, where the awarding agency is aware of the unpaid tax 
liability, unless the agency has considered suspension or debarment of 
the corporation and has made a determination that this further action 
is not necessary to protect the interests of the Government.
    Sec. 418.  None of the funds made available in this Act may be used 
to purchase a light bulb for an office building unless the light bulb 
has, to the extent practicable, an Energy Star or Federal Energy 
Management Program designation.
    Sec. 419.  All agencies and departments funded by the Act shall 
send to Congress at the end of the fiscal year a report containing a 
complete inventory of the total number of vehicles owned, leased, 
permanently retired, and purchased during fiscal year 2014, as well as 
the total cost of the vehicle fleet, including maintenance, fuel, 
storage, purchasing, and leasing.
    Sec. 420. (a) The head of any Executive branch department, agency, 
board, commission, or office funded by this Act shall submit annual 
reports to the Inspector General or senior ethics official for any 
entity without an Inspector General, regarding the costs and 
contracting procedures related to each conference held by any such 
department, agency, board, commission, or office during fiscal year 
2014 for which the cost to the United States Government was more than 
$100,000.
    (b) Each report submitted shall include, for each conference 
described in subsection (a) held during the applicable period--
            (1) a description of its purpose;
            (2) the number of participants attending;
            (3) a detailed statement of the costs to the United States 
        Government, including--
                    (A) the cost of any food or beverages;
                    (B) the cost of any audio-visual services;
                    (C) the cost of employee or contractor travel to 
                and from the conference; and
                    (D) a discussion of the methodology used to 
                determine which costs relate to the conference; and
            (4) a description of the contracting procedures used 
        including--
                    (A) whether contracts were awarded on a competitive 
                basis; and
                    (B) a discussion of any cost comparison conducted 
                by the departmental component or office in evaluating 
                potential contractors for the conference.
    (c) Within 15 days of the date of a conference held by any 
Executive branch department, agency, board, commission, or office 
funded by this Act during fiscal year 2014 for which the cost to the 
United States Government was more than $20,000, the head of any such 
department, agency, board, commission, or office shall notify the 
Inspector General or senior ethics official for any entity without an 
Inspector General, of the date, location, and number of employees 
attending such conference.
    (d) A grant or contract funded by amounts appropriated by this Act 
to an Executive branch agency may not be used for the purpose of 
defraying the costs of a conference described in subsection (c) that is 
not directly and programmatically related to the purpose for which the 
grant or contract was awarded, such as a conference held in connection 
with planning, training, assessment, review, or other routine purposes 
related to a project funded by the grant or contract.
    (e) None of the funds made available in this Act may be used for 
travel and conference activities that are not in compliance with Office 
of Management and Budget Memorandum M-12-12 dated May 11, 2012.
    Sec. 421.  None of the funds made available in this Act may be used 
to send or otherwise pay for the attendance of more than 50 employees 
of a single agency or department of the United States Government, who 
are stationed in the United States, at any single international 
conference unless the relevant Secretary reports to the Committees on 
Appropriations at least 5 days in advance that such attendance is 
important to the national interest:  Provided, That for purposes of 
this section the term ``international conference'' shall mean a 
conference occurring outside of the United States attended by 
representatives of the United States Government and of foreign 
governments, international organizations, or nongovernmental 
organizations.
    This Act may be cited as the ``Transportation, Housing and Urban 
Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014''.
                                                        Calendar No. 99

113th CONGRESS

  1st Session

                                S. 1243

                          [Report No. 113-45]

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                                 A BILL

   Making appropriations for the Departments of Transportation, and 
Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies for the fiscal year 
           ending September 30, 2014, and for other purposes.

_______________________________________________________________________

                             June 27, 2013

                 Read twice and placed on the calendar