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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

102 STAT. 2644

PUBLIC LAW 100-527—OCT. 25, 1988

(B) by striking out "the United States Information Agency or the Veterans' Administration" and inserting in lieu thereof "or the United States Information Agency". (i) NATIONAL CEMETERY SYSTEM.—Section 1000 of title 38, United States Code, is amended in subsection (a) by striking out the second sentence and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "Such system shall be headed by the Director of the National Cemetery System, who shall perform such functions as may be assigned by the Secretary.". 38 USC 201 note.

SEC. 14. ADDITIONAL CONFORMING AMENDMENTS.

After consultation with the appropriate committees of the Congress, the Secretary of Veterans Affairs shall prepare and submit to the Congress proposed legislation containing technical and conforming amendments to title 38, United States Code, and to other provisions of law, which reflect the changes made by this Act. Such legislation shall be submitted not later than 6 months after the date of enactment of this Act. SEC. 15. ADMINISTRATIVE REORGANIZATIONS.

(a) MODIFICATIONS OF CovERAOE.—Section 21003X2) of title 38, United States Code, is amended— (1) by striking out subparagraph (B) and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "(B) An administrative reorganization described in this subparagraph is an administrative reorganization of— "(i) a covered field office or facility which involves a reduction during any fiscal year in the number of full-time equivalent employees with permanent duty stations at such office or facility— "(I) by 10 percent or more, or "(II) by a percent which, when added to the percent reduction made in the number of such employees with permanent duty stations at such office or facility during the preceding fisced year, is 15 percent or more; or "(ii) a covered Central Office unit which involves a reduction during any fiscal year in the number of full-time equivalent employees with permanent duty stations at such unit— "(I) by 25 percent or more, or "(II) by a p)ercent which, when added to the percent reduction made in the number of such employees with permanent duty stations at such unit during the preceding fisc£d year, is 30 percent or more."; (2) in subparagraph (C)— (A) by striking out "(C) For" and inserting in lieu thereof "(D) For"; (B) by redesignating division (iii) as division (iv); and (C) by striking out division (ii) and inserting in lieu thereof the following new divisions: "(ii) The term 'covered Central Office unit' means an office in the Veterans' Administration's (Dentral Office that is the permanent duty station for 100 or more employees. "(iii) The term 'covered field office or facility' means a Veterans' Administration office or facility outside the Veterans' Administration CJentral Office that is the permanent duty station for 25 or more employees or that is a free-standing outpatient clinic"; and