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112 STAT. 3350 PUBLIC LAW 105-368—NOV. 11, 1998 (B) funds appropriated for Construction, Major Projects, for a fiscal year before fiscal year 1999 that remain available for obligation; and (C) funds appropriated for Construction, Major Projects, for fiscal year 1999 for a category of activity not specific to a project. (2) The project authorized in section 701(b) may only be carried out using funds appropriated for a fiscal year before fiscal year 1999— (A) for the Parking Revolving Fund; or (B) for Construction, Major Projects, for a category of activity not specific to a project. SEC. 704. INCREASE IN THRESHOLD FOR MAJOR MEDICAL FACILITY LEASES FOR PURPOSES OF CONGRESSIONAL AUTHORIZATION. Section 8104(a)(3)(B) is amended by striking "$300,000 " and inserting "$600,000". SEC. 705. THRESHOLD FOR TREATMENT OF PARKING FACILITY PROJECT AS A MAJOR MEDICAL FACILITY PROJECT. Section 8109(i)(2) is amended by striking "$3,000,000 " and inserting "$4,000,000". SEC. 706. PARKING FEES. (a) LIMITATION. —The Secretary of Veterans Affairs may not establish or collect any parking fee at any parking facility associated with the Spark M. Matsunaga Department of Veterans Affairs Medical and Regional Office Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. Deadline. (b) REPORT. —Not later than September 15, 1999, the Secretary shall submit to the Committees on Veterans' Affairs of the Senate and House of Representatives a report regarding the Department's experience in exercising and administering the authority of the Secretary to charge parking fees under subsections (d) and (e) of section 8109 of title 38, United States Code. The report shall include— (1) the results of a survey which shall describe the parking facilities and number of parking spaces available to employees of the Department at each medical facility of the Department with more than 50 employees; (2) an analysis of the means by which the Secretary could implement in a cost-effective manner the authority of the Secretary under subsection (e) of section 8109 of title 38, United States Code; and (3) recommendations for amending section 8109 of such title— (A) to address the applicability of parking fees to employees of the Secretary who are employed at a regional office which is co-located with a medical facility; (B) to address the applicability of parking fees to persons using parking facilities at Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers co-located with facilities of the Department of Defense; (C) to link any schedule of applicable fees to applicable commercial rates; and (D) to achieve any other purpose.