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PUBLIC LAW 104-201—SEPT. 23, 1996 110 STAT. 2633 (b) CERTIFICATION REQUIRED. —Funds appropriated to the Department of Defense for fiscal year 1997 may not be transferred to the Coast Guard until the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of Transportation jointly certify to Congress that the funds so transferred will be used only in accordance with the limitation in subsection (a). (c) PERIODIC GAG AUDITS. —The Comptroller General of the United States shall— (1) audit, from time to time, the use of funds transferred to the Coast Guard from appropriations for the Department of Defense for fiscal year 1997 in order to verify that those funds are being used in accordance with the limitation in subsection (a); and (2) notify the congressional defense committees of any use Notification. of those funds that, in the judgment of the Comptroller General, is a violation of that limitation. SEC. 1008. FISHER HOUSE TRUST FUND FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY. (a) AUTHORITY.— Section 2221 of title 10, United States Code, is amended— (1) by adding at the end of subsection (a) the following: "(3) The Fisher House Trust Fund, Department of the Navy."; (2) in subsection (c)— (A) by redesignating paragraph (3) as paragraph (4); and (B) by inserting after paragraph (2) the following new paragraph (3): "(3) Amounts in the Fisher House Trust Fund, Department of the Navy, that are attributable to earnings or gains realized from investments shall be available for the operation and maintenance of Fisher houses that are located in proximity to medical treatment facilities of the Navy."; and (3) in subsection (d)(1), by striking out "or the Air Force" and inserting in lieu thereof ", the Air Force, or the Navy". (b) CORPUS OF TRUST FUNDS. —The Secretary of the Navy shall lo use 2221 transfer to the Fisher House Trust Fund, Department of the Naw, i^ote. established by section 2221(a)(3) of title 10, United States Code (as added by subsection (a)(1)), all amounts in the accounts for Navy installations and other facilities that, as of the date of the enactment of this Act, are available for operation and maintenance of Fisher houses, as defined in section 2221(d) of such title. (c) CONFORMING AMENDMENTS.— Section 1321 of title 31, United States Code, is amended— (1) by adding at the end of subsection (a) the following: "(94) Fisher House Trust Fund, Department of the Navy."; and (2) by adding at the end of subsection (b)(2) the following: "(D) Fisher House Trust Fund, Department of the Navy.". SEC. 1009. DESIGNATION AND LIABILITY OF DISBURSING AND CERTIFYING OFFICIALS FOR THE COAST GUARD. (a) DISBURSING OFFICIALS.—(1) Section 3321(c) of title 31, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following: "(3) The Department of Transportation (with respect to public money available for expenditure by the Coast Guard when it is not operating as a service in the Navy).".