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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

98 STAT. 1972

Waiver. Bridges. St. Paul, Minn.

Great Point Lighthouse, Nantucket Island, Mass.

Acquired immune deficiency syndrome. Ante, p. 1585.

Effective date. Hospice care. 42 USC 1395f. Ante, p. 1964.

42 USC 1395.

PUBLIC LAW 98-473—OCT. 12, 1984

and road widenings on a highway on the Federal-aid primary system and on highways on the Federal-aid urban system; $12,000,000, to remain available until expended. SEC. 125F. The Secretary of Transportation shall waive the alternate design requirements, specified in "Alternate Design for Bridges Policy Statement" (49-FR93 # 21409), allowing construction of a steel deck tied arch option only (including approach spans), for the Smith Avenue High Bridge, St. Paul, Minnesota. SEC. 125G. For an additional amount for "Coast Guard Acquisition, Construction, and Improvements", $2,000,000 to reconstruct in its original form the Great Point Lighthouse on Nantucket Island, Massachusetts, at the site designated by the United States Coast Guard. SEC. 126. Notwithstanding any other provision of this joint resolution, there is an additional amount appropriated for the Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, $1,000,000. SEC. 127. Notwithstanding any other provision of this joint resolution, and in addition to amounts appropriated elsewhere, there are appropriated $3,200,000 for fiscal year 1985 for Salaries and Expenses of the Food and Drug Administration to carry out the Drug Price Competition and Patent Term Restoration Act of 1984; and $8,350,000 for fiscal year 1985 for the Food and Drug Administration for activities (including construction) related to acquired immune deficiency syndrome, which shall be available only to the extent an official budget request is transmitted to the Congress. SEC. 127A. Notwithstanding any other provision of the law, such sums as may be necessary may be used from the remaining balances of fiscal year 1984 funds for the Commodity Supplemental Food Program for the purpose of settling unresolved administrative funding claims associated with the handling of regular and bonus commodities distributed by the Commodity Supplemental Food Program operators in fiscal year 1982. SEC. 128. (a) Funds appropriated by this joint resolution or any other appropriation Act to carry out the Food Stamp Act of 1977 (7 U.S.C. 2011-2029) shall, notwithstanding any other provision of law or this Act, be used in a manner to ensure that, under the food stamp program, households certified as eligible to participate in the program are issued an allotment that reflects the full cost of the thrifty food plan, adjusted to reflect changes in the cost of such plan for the twelve months ending June 30, 1984, rounded to the nearest lower dollar increment for each household size. (b) The provisions of subsection (a) shall be effective during the period beginning November 1, 1984, and ending September 30, 1985. SEC. 134. Notwithstanding section 1814(i) of the Social Security Act and section 102 of this joint resolution, in the case of a hospice which— (1) commenced operations prior to January 1, 1975; (2) participated in a hospice demonstration project during fiscal year 1984; and (3) is not certified as a hospice provider under title XVIII of the Social Security Act prior to September 24, 1984, payment under such title for hospice care provided by such hospice on and after October 1, 1984, and prior to October 1, 1986, shall be made on the same basis as payment was made to such hospice under such demonstration project.