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B. ABORTIONS-SECTION 209 OF THE DEPARTMENTS OF LABOR AND HEALTH, EDUCATION, AND WELFARE APPROPRIATION ACT, 1977 (PUBLIC LAW 94–439)

SEC. 209. None of the funds contained in this Act shall be used to perform abortions except where the life of the mother would be endangered if the fetus were carried to

term.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY

House Reports: No. 94-1219 (Committee on Appropriations) and Nos. 94-1384 and 94-1555 (Committee of Conference). Senate Report No. 94-997 (Committee on Appropriations). Congressional Record, Vol. 122 (1976):

June 23, 24, considered and passed House.

June 28-30, considered and passed Senate, amended.

Aug. 10, House agreed to conference report; receded and concurred in certain Senate amendments; concurred in certain others with amendments.

Aug. 25, Senate agreed to conference report; agreed to certain House amendments.

Sept. 16, House receded and concurred in Senate amendment with an amendment.

Sept. 17, Senate agreed to House amendment.

Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Vol. 12, No. 40: Sept. 29, vetoed; Presidential message.

Congressional Record, Vol. 122 (1976):

Sept. 29, House overrode veto.
Sept. 30, Senate overrode veto.

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C. ALCOHOL, DRUG ABUSE, AND MENTAL
HEALTH ADMINISTRATION

SECTION 201 OF THE COMPREHENSIVE ALCOHOL ABUSE AND
ALCOHOLISM PREVENTION, TREATMENT, AND REHABILI-
TATION ACT AMENDMENTS OF 1974

(PUBLIC LAW 93-282)

TITLE II-ADMINISTRATION AND COORDI-
NATION OF THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF
MENTAL HEALTH, THE NATIONAL INSTI-
TUTE ON ALCOHOL ABUSE AND ALCOHOL-
ISM, AND THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON
DRUG ABUSE

ALCOHOL, DRUG ABUSE, AND MENTAL HEALTH

ADMINISTRATION

SEC. 201. (a) The Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare shall establish, in the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, the Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration (hereinafter in this section referred to as the "Administration"). The Administration shall be headed by an Administrator appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. The Administrator, with the approval of the Secretary, may appoint a Deputy Administrator and may employ and prescribe the functions of such officers and employees, including attorneys, as are necessary to administer the activities to be carried out through the Administration.

(b) The Secretary, acting through the Administration, shall supervise the functions of the National Institute of Mental Health, the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, and the National Institute on Drug Abuse in order to assure that (1) the programs carried out through each such Institute receive appropriate and equitable support, and (2) there is cooperation among the Institutes in the implementation of such programs.

(c) The Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare shall establish a National Panel on Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health (hereinafter in this subsection referred to as the "panel") to advise, consult with, and make recommendations to the Secretary concerning the activities to be carried out through the Administration.

42 U.S.C. 3511.

The panel shall consist of three members appointed by the Secretary as follows: One member shall be appointed from the public members of the National Advisory Mental Health Council established under section 217 of the Public Health Service Act, one member shall be appointed from the public members of the National Advisory Council on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism established under such section, and one member shall be appointed from the public members of the National Advisory Council on Drug Abuse established under such

section.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY

House Report No. 93-759 accompanying H.R. 11387 (Comm. on Interstate and Foreign Commerce).

Senate Report No. 93-208 (Committee on Labor and Public Welfare).

Congressional Record:

Vol. 119 (1973): June 21, considered and passed Senate.
Vol. 120 (1974):

Jan. 21, considered and passed House, amended, in lieu of H.R. 11387.

Mar. 21, Senate concurred in House amendment with an amendment.

May 6, House concurred in Senate amendment.

D. AVAILABILITY OF APPROPRIATIONS AU-
THORIZED BY THE PUBLIC HEALTH SERV-
ICE ACT OR THE MENTAL RETARDATION
FACILITIES AND COMMUNITY MENTAL
HEALTH CENTERS CONSTRUCTION ACT OF
1963

SECTION 601 OF MEDICAL FACILITIES CONSTRUCTION AND
MODERNIZATION AMENDMENTS OF 1970

(PUBLIC LAW 91-296)

TITLE VI-AVAILABILITY OF

APPROPRIATIONS

SEC. 601. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, unless enacted after the enactment of this Act expressly in limitation of the provisions of this section, funds appropriated for any fiscal year to carry out any program for which appropriations are authorized by the Public Health Service Act (Public Law 410, Seventyeighth Congress, as amended) or the Mental Retardation Facilities and Community Mental Health Centers Construction Act of 1963 (Public Law 88-164, as amended) shall remain available for obligation and expenditure until the end of such fiscal year.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY

House Reports: No. 91-262 (Comm. on Interstate and Foreign Commerce) and No. 91-1167 (Comm. of Conference).

Senate Report No. 91-657 (Comm. on Labor and Public Welfare).

Congressional Record:

Vol. 115 (1969): June 4, considered and passed House.
Vol. 116 (1970):

Apr. 7, considered and passed Senate, amended.
June 8, Senate agreed to conference report.

June 10, House agreed to conference report.

June 22, vetoed.

June 25, passed House over veto.

June 30, passed Senate over veto.

Amended by Section 401(a) of P.L. 93-45 and Section 113 of P.L. 93-352.

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42 U.S.O. 201

note.

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