PUBLIC LAW 9M68-DEC. 26, 1969
Public Law 91-168 December 26, 1969 [ H. R. 14794]
Department of Transportation and R e l a t e d Agencies Appropriation Act, 1970.
AN ACT Making appropriations for the Department of Transportation and related agencies for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1970, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled. That the following sums be appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the Department of Transportation and related agencies for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1970, and for other purposes, ]iamely: TITLE I DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATIOX OFFICE or THE SECRETARY SALARIES AND
80 Stat. 508; 81 Stat. 206.
For necessary exj^enses of the Office of the Secretary of Transportation, including uniforms or allowances therefor, as authorized by law (5 U.S.C. 5901-5902); hire of passenger motor vehicles; not to exceed ^27,000 for allocation within the Department for official reception and representation expenses as the Secretary may determine; $11,600,000. TRANSPORTATION PLANNING, RESEARCH, AND DEVELOPMENT
82 Stat. 126. 49 USC 1653 note.
For necessary expenses for conducting transportation planning, research, and development activities, including the collection of national transportation statistics; $11,000,000, of which $400,000 shall be available only for the study of the existing motor vehicle accident compensation system authorized in Public Law 90-ol3, to remain available until expended. C o N S O L l D A T K) N OF DEPARTMENT A L
For iiecessary expenses in connection with the consolidation of departmental activities into the Southwest Area of "Washington, District of Columbia, $4,520,000. COAST G U A R D OPERATING EXPENSES
80 Stat. 416.
76 Stat. 4 6 1.
For necessary expenses for the operation and maintenance of the Coast Guard, not otherwise provided for, including hire of passenger motor vehicles; services as authorized by 5 U.S.C. 3109; purchase of not to exceed sixteen passenger motor vehicles for replacement only; maintenance, operation, and repair of aircraft; recreation and welfare; and uniforms or allowances therefor, as authorized by law (5 U.S.C. 5901-5902); $386,000,000, of which $131,370 shall be applied to Capehart Housing debt reduction: Provided, That the number of aircraft on hand at any one time shall not exceed one hundred and seventy-three exclusive of planes and parts stored to meet future attrition: Provided further, That, without regard to any provisions of law or Executive order prescribing minimum flight requirements, Coast Guard regulations which establish proficiency standards and maximum and minimum flying hours for this purpose may provide for the payment of flight pay at the rates prescribed in section 301 of title 37, United States Code, to certain members of the Coast Guard otherwise entitled to receive flight pay during the current fiscal year (1)