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PUBLIC LAW 104-134—APR. 26, 1996 110 STAT. 1321-264 veterans, unless reimbursement of cost is made to the appropriation at such rates as may be fixed by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs. SEC. 105. Appropriations available to the Department of Veterans Affairs for fiscal year 1996 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 corresponding prior year accounts within the last quarter of fiscal year 1995. SEC. 106. Appropriations accounts available to the Department of Veterans Affairs for fiscal year 1996 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, except that if such obligations are from trust fund accounts they shall be payable from "Compensation and pensions". SEC. 107. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Secretary of Veterans Affairs is authorized to transfer, without compensation or reimbursement, the jurisdiction and control of a parcel of land consisting of approximately 6.3 acres, located on the south edge of the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical and Regional Office Center, Wichita, Kansas, including buildings Nos. 8 and 30 and other improvements thereon, to the Secretary of Transportation for the purpose of expanding and modernizing United States Highway 54: Provided, That if necessary, the exact acreage and legal description of the real property transferred shall be determined by a survey satisfactory to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs and the Secretary of Transportation shall bear the cost of such survey: Provided further. That the Secretary of Transportation shall be responsible for all costs associated with the transferred land and improvements thereon, and compliance with all existing statutes and regulations: Provided further. That the Secretary of Veterans Affairs and the Secretary of Transportation may require such additional terms and conditions as each Secretary considers appropriate to effectuate this transfer of land. SEC. 108. CONSTRUCTION AUTHORIZATION—Authorization of major medical facility projects and major medical facility leases for the Department of Veterans Affairs for fiscal year 1996. (a) AUTHORIZATION OF MAJOR MEDICAL FACILITY PROJECTS— The Secretary of Veterans Affairs may carry out the following major medical facility projects, with each project to be carried out in the amount authorized for that project: (1) Construction of an outpatient clinic in Brevard County, Florida, in the amount of $25,000,000. (2) Construction of an outpatient clinic at Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield, California, in the amount of $25,000,000. (3) Construction of an ambulatory care addition at the Department of Veterans Affairs medical center in Boston, Massachusetts in the amount of $28,000,000. (4) Construction of a medical research addition at the Department of Veterans Affairs medical center in Portland, Oregon, an additional authorization in the amount of $16,000,000, for a total amount of $32,100,000. (b) AUTHORIZATION OF MAJOR MEDICAL FACILITY LEASES—The Secretary of Veterans Affairs may enter into leases for medical facilities as follows: (1) Lease of a satellite outpatient clinic in Fort Myers, Florida, in the amount of $1,736,000.