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105 STAT. 742 PUBLIC LAW 102-139—OCT. 28, 1991 thorized by law (38 U.S.C. 5031-5037), $85,000,000, to remain available until September 30, 1994. GRANTS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF STATE VETERANS CEMETERIES For grants to aid States in establishing, expanding, or improving State veterans cemeteries as authorized by law (38 U.S.C. 1008), $5,104,000, to remain available until September 30, 1994. ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS (INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS) Any appropriation for 1992 for "Compensation and pensions", "Readjustment benefits", and "Veterans insurance and indemnities' may be transferred to any other of the mentioned appropriations. Appropriations available to the Department of Veterans Affairs for 1992 for salaries and expenses shall be available for services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109. No part of the appropriations in this Act for the Department of Veterans Affairs (except the appropriations for "Construction, major projects", "Construction, minor projects" and the "Parking garage revolving fund") shall be available for the purchase of any site for or toward the construction of any new hospital or home. No part of the foregoing appropriations shall be available for hospitalization or examination of any persons except beneficiaries entitled under the laws bestowing such benefits to veterans, unless reimbursement of cost is made to the appropriation at such rates as may be fixed by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs. Appropriations available to the Department of Veterans Affairs for fiscal year 1992 for "Compensation and pensions", "Readjustment benefits", and "Veterans insurance and indemnities", shall be available for payment of prior year accrued obligations required to be recorded by law against the aforementioned accounts within the last quarter of fiscal year 1991. Appropriations accounts available to the Department of Veterans Affairs for fiscal year 1992 shall be available to pay prior year obligations of corresponding prior year appropriations accounts resulting from title X of the Competitive Equality Banking Act, Public Law 100-86, 1987, except that if such obligations are from trust fund accounts they shall be payable from "Compensation and pensions". Notwithstanding the funding limitations contained in section 346 of Public Law 100-322 (May 20, 1988), appropriations available to the Department of Veterans Affairs for fiscal year 1992 for the National Cemetery System shall be available for the operation and maintenance of the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona (formerly the Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery): Provided, That the provisions of this paragraph regarding the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona shall be effective until (a) enactment into law of legislation concerning funding for the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona or (b) November 30, 1991, whichever first occurs. 38 USC 7311 SEC 101. (a) REGULATIONS FOR STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE IN "°*®- DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS LABORATORIES.—(1) Within the 120-day period beginning on the date on which the Secretary of Health and Human Services promulgates final regulations to implement the standards required by section 353 of the Public Health