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TABLE 2.-Subappropriations: Appropriations and REA and FHA loan authori

zations, 1963, 1964, and budget estimates, 1965Continued

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Change, budget

estimates, 1965, Appropriations Appropriations

compared with and loan and loan Budget appropriations authorizations, authorizations, estimates, 1965 and loan 19631 1964

authorizations,

1964

in subcommittee print. PROPOSED FOR SEPARATE TRANSMITTAL Supplementals proposed for 1964: 29 Under existing legislation:

Agricultural Research Service:
Salaries and expenses (meat

inspection).
Agricultural Marketing Serv-

ice: Marketing research and

service (poultry inspection). Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service: Expenses, Agricultural Stabilization and Conserva

tion Service. Sugar Act program. Crop land conversion program. Total, AgriculturalSta

bilization and Con

servation Service.... Forest Service: Forest protection and utilization.... Total supplementals pro

posed for 1964 under ex

isting legislation...-Deduct Forest Service supplemental... Total supplementals pro

posed for 1964.

See footnotes at end of table, p. 242.

TABLE 2.–Subappropriations: Appropriations and REA and FHA loan author

izations, 1963, 1964, and budget estimates, 1965Continued

Agency or item

Change, budget

estimates, 1965, Appropriations Appropriations

compared with and loan and loan

Budget appropriations authorizations, authorizations, estimates, 1965 and loan 1963 1 1964

authorizations,

1964

PROPOSED FOR SEPARATE TRANS

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Effects of proposed new legislation:

To place meat inspection on a self

financing basis. To place poultry inspection on a

sell-financing basis. To abolish Standard Container,

Naval Stores, Tobacco Seed Export, and Wool Standards Acts.. To place grain inspection on a vol

untary basis and charge fees for supervisory costs.... Cropland conversion program. Rural housing insurance fund (in

cluding administration).
REA loans (effect of proposed di-
rect loans account)....
Total, effects of proposed new

legislation...
Total, proposed for separate

transmittal in subcommittee
print.

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1 Includes supplemental appropriations for pay and postal costs provided in the Supplemental Appropriation Act, 1963.

2 In addition, the 1964 appropriation act provides for a transfer of not to exceed $15,000,000 from the Commodity Credit Corporation.

3 Includes contingency funds of $1,500,000 for use to the extent necessary to meet emergency outbreaks of insects and plant diseases.

* In addition, there was available $2,750,000 provided in the 2d Supplemental Appropriation Act, 1962, to remain available until June 30, 1963.

In addition, appropriation acts for 1963 and 1964 and budget estimates for 1965 include language author. izing a reappropriation of $1,000,000 of prior year funds to provide for additional labor to be employed to strengthen research installations in the field.

* In addition, prior year balances available.

7 The 1965 budget estimates propose that this program be financed by transfer from "Removal of surplus agricultural commodities" (sec. 32).

In addition, appropriation acts for 1963 and 1964 authorized and the 1965 budget estimates propose, a transfer of $45,000,000 from sec. 32 funds for purchase of agricultural commodities for distribution to schools. 29 Appropriated in the "Supplemental appropriated" in the Supplemental Appropriation Act, 1963. 27 Appropriation acts and budget estimates provide that not less than 7 percent of the limitation shall be placed in reserve for use only as necessary to carry out program operations.

# In addition a transfer of $3,117,000 from sec. 32 sunds was authorized in 1963 and 1964 and is proposed for 1965.

10 In addition, transfers from Commodity Credit Corporation were authorized and are proposed as follows: 1963, $81,379,500; 1964, $94,885,000; 1965 budget estimates, $87,708,000. On a basis comparable to the proposed transfer in 1965, 1963 and 1964 transfers would have been $119,322,345 and $91,720,000, respectively.

11 Including transfers from Commodity Credit Corporation, the net increase is $6,179,500.

12 The 1965 budget estimates propose an advance authorization of $120,000,000 (excluding administration) for the 1965 crop year program for which an appropriation will be requested in 1966.

13 In addition, prior year balances available. 14 Includes $4,000,000 appropriated in the Supplemental Appropriation Act, 1963. 15 Appropriated in the Supplemental Appropriation Act, 1963. 16 Represents amounts transferred from other agencies of the Department, 1963 amount includes transfer of $225,000 specifically authorized by 1963 appropriation act.

17 Represents amounts transferred from other agencies of the Department,

18 Includes contingency fund for use to the extent necessary as follows: (1) $5,000,000 for emergency firefighting and (2) $1,910,000 for insect and disease control. 19 Includes $15,000,000 provided in the Supplemental Appropriation Act, 1963. 20 Includes $7,000,000 provded in the Supplemental Appropriation Act, 1963.

21 Includes amounts transferred permanent appropriations and obligations of corporate funds, included above in the Office of the Inspector General and Office of Management Services, as follows. "Removal of surplus agricultural commodities," 1963, $1,225,000, 1964, $1,390,000; “Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act fund," 1963, $2,000, 1964, $2,000; "Obligations from corporate funds," 1963, $3,042,373, 1964, $3,196,000.

22 Încluding carryover balances and rescissions of prior year loans, electrification loans totaling $241,021,500 were approved in fiscal year 1963 and are estimated at $300,000,000 in 1964 and 1965.

23 Including carryover balances and rescissions of prior year loans, telephone loans totaling $86,257,000 were approved in fiscal year 1963 and are estimated at $90,000,000 in 1964 and $85,000,000 in 1965.

24 Amounts include reserve authorizations of $100,000,000 in 1963, $150,000,000 in 1964, and $65,000,000 proposed for 1965.

25 Includes $50,000,000 contingency authorization,

24 In addition, prior year balances are avallable. ** Reflects estimates shown in the 1965 budget. When actually submitted, the supplementals may differ from the items and accounts shown as a result of more current estimates and outlook.

» Represents the estimated decrease in authority to borrow from the Treasury il proposed legislation is enacted.

Table 3.-Statement of increases and decreases, budget estimates, 1965, compared

with appropriations and loan authorizations, 1964 (Based on 1964 appropriations as adjusted for comparability with the appropriation structure proposed in

the budget estimates for 1965)

+$7, 223, 300

+1,637, 000

GENERAL ACTIVITIES
Agricultural Research Service:
Research:
Staffing and operating new and expanded farm research laboratories
and watershed research centers.

+$1,500,000
Research to avoid or minimize hazards associated with the control
of agricultural pests.

+1,500,000
Strengthening research on foot-and-mouth disease, Plum Island,
N.Y.

+500,000
Expansion of food science research.

+250,000
Construction of facilities at Fort Collins, Colo., for sugarbcet,
pasture, and range research.

+1,000,000
Construction, alteration, and improvement of research facilities at
the Agricultural Research Center.

+1, 394, 300
Pay act costs.

+1, 343,000 Decrease due to closing research at small field stations.

- 264,000 Net increase, research, Plant and animal disease and pest control:

Additional plant quarantine inspection at ports-of-entry to provide

increased protection against introduction of foreign pests and
diseases..

+$230,000
Strengthening animal inspection and quarantine to prevent intro-
duction and dissemination of foreign animal diseases.

+175,000
Increased activities under the Virus-Serum-Toxin Act to assure
safety and potency of veterinary biologics..-

+195, 000
Additional registration and enforcement activities related to

"economic poisons" regulated under the Federal Insecticide,
Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act and related laws..

+800,000
Pay act costs..

+937, 000 To eliminate screw-worm inspection activities in the Southeast.. -650,000 Reduction in imported fire ant control and eradication...

-50, 000
Net increase, plant and animal disease and pest control..
Meat inspection:

Additional inspectors to meet increasing requests for Federal meat
inspection and to provide for periodic pay increases

+$1,383, 000
Reclassification of nonveterinarian meat inspector positions.

+861,000
Pay act costs...

+697,000
Increase, meat inspection..
Salaries and expenses (special foreign currency program).
Cooperative State Research Service:

To strengthen research programs at the agricultural experiment stations +$1,500,000
Elimination of funds for marketing research under the Agricultural
Marketing Act..

-500,000 Pay act costs.

+32,000
Net increase, Cooperative State Research Service-
Extension Service:
Payments under the Smith-Lever Act.

- $2,590,000 Retirement and employees compensation costs for extension agents.. +137, 500 Pay act costs..

+50,000
Net decrease, Extension Service...
Farmer Cooperative Service:
Pay act costs

+23,000 For net increased costs of within-grade salary advancements.

+20,000
Increase, Farmer Cooperative Service...-
Soil Conservation Service:
Conservation operations:
To accelerate soil survey operations..

+$300.000
To modernize facilities at plant materials centers..

+53,000 Pay act costs

+1,815,000 Decrease due to organization adjustments and other management improvements..

-1, 344,000 Net increase, conservation operations..

+2, 941, 000 +3,750,000

+1,032, 000

-2, 402, 500

+43,000

+824, 000

TABLE 3.--Statement of increases and decreases, budget estimates, 1965, compared with appropriations and loan authorizations, 1964Continued

GENERAL ACTIVITIES-continued
Soil Conservation Service-Continued
Watershed protection:

Installation of works of improvement in Public Law 566 watersheds. +$281, 900
Loans to additional local sponsoring organizations.

+2,000,000
Surveys and investigations in river basin program development and
coordination

+740, 100
Pay act costs

+428,000 Small watershed project in vestigations and planning.

- 1,025,000
Installation of works of improvement in pilot watersheds.

-24, 000
Net increase, watershed protection (including carryover balances
from prior years, the increase in available funds will be $648,000)..

+$2,401, 000 Flood prevention: Pay act costs

+154,000 Installation of works of improvement.

-2, 121.000 Loans and related espenses.

-800,000
Net decrease, flood prevention (including carryover balances

from prior years, there will be an increase in available funds
of $841.000).

-2, 767,000 Great Plains conservation program:

For cost sharing assistance to participating farmers and ranchers.... +$932, 615
For technical services and related expenses.

+135, 385
Pay act costs..

+64,000
Increase, Great Plains conservation program (including carryover

balances from prior years, the increase in available funds will be
$1,003,000)

+1, 132,000 Resource conservation and development: Loans and related expenses.

+$300,000 Resource development and technical services.

+508,000 Pay act costs

+21,000 Project investigations and planning.-

-281,000
Net increase, resource conservation and development (including

carryover balances from prior years, the increase in available funds
will be $2,698,000)...

+548,000 Economic Research Service: Pay act costs.

+229, 200 Statistical Reporting Service: To extend to additional States the first phase of the long-range crop and livestock estimates program.

+685,000 To expand cattle-on-feed reports.

+62, 500 Pay act costs

+187,000 Reduction in consumer surveys.

-94,000 Net increase. Statistical Reporting Service.

+840, 500 Agricultural Marketing Service: Marketing research and service:

Expanding urgently needed marketing research on insect control... +$200,000
To complete the modernization of the market news leased wire service
and for increased teletype rates.

+135,000
For expected increase in volume of mandatory poultry inspection.. +652,000
Reclassification of nonveterinarian poultry inspector positions. +665,000
Mandatory reimbursement to employees compensation fund.

+24,025
Pay act costs.

+977,000
Reduction in funds for transportation and facilities research on market

facility planning and wholesaling and retailing operations, and re-
duce research on other physical handling of farm products in mar-
keting channels

- 862, 000
To withdraw Federal funds from certain market news services to con-
form with long-range market news financing plan.

- 50.000
Net increase, marketing research and service.

+1, 741, 025 Payments to States and possessions: To reduce funds available for matched fund marketing service work to the 1963 level.

-75,000 Special milk progam: Decrease resulting from change in basis of financing to funding

under transfer from “Removal of surplus agricultural commodities" (sec. 32).----- -99, 834. 000 School lunch program: For cash payments to States under the regular formula

+$9,000,000 For initiating special cash assistance to needy schools.

+2,000,000 Pay act costs

+14,000 Reduction in commodity procurement to meet increased pay costs. - 20,000 Net increase, school lunch program...

+10,994, 000 Foreign Agricultural Service: Salaries and expenses:

To increase effectiveness in administration of the Public Law 480

sales program and to strengthen planning and coordination of mar-
ket development cooperator projects and trade fair activities.

+$72, 500
To expand market development program..

+1, 698, 000 Pay act costs.

+203,000 Increase, Foreign Agricultural Service..

+1,973,500

TABLE 3.-Statement of increases and decreases, budget estimates, 1965, compared with appropriations and loan authorizations, 1964Continued

GENERAL ACTIVITIES–continued
Commodity Etchange Authority:
For conducting additional trade practices investigations

+$26,000 Pay act costs

+21,000 For net increased costs of within-grade salary advancements.

+19,000 Increase, Commodity Exchange Authority

+$66, 000 Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service: Expenses, Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service (net increase due

primarily to increase for administration of feed grain program offset by decreases in cost of acreage allotment and marketing quota and conservation reserve programs. Including transfer of funds from Commodity Credit Corporation, the net increase is estimated at $6,179,500)----

+10, 191, 500 Sugar Act program-for payments to producers.

+9,500,000 Agricultural conservation program: For carrying out the 1964 program and to com

plete payments on the 1963 program (an advance authorization of $120,000,000, exclusive of administrative expenses, is proposed for the 1965 program).

+10,000,000 Conservation reserve program: Decrease in requirements for program payments to producers...

-96,000.000 Cropland conversion program: Decrease in requirements for program payments. --- - 1,350,000 Office of Rural Areas Development: For net increased costs of within-grade salary advancements

+$1,000 Pay act costs.

+3,000 Increase, Office of Rural Areas Development.

+4,000 Office of the Inspector General: Pay act costs.

+161, 600 Office of the General Counsel: Pay act costs.

+$85, 500 For net increased costs of within-grade salary advancements.

+69,000 Increase, Office of the General Counsel.

+154, 500 Office of Information: Pay act costs.

+14,000 National Agricultural Library: Salaries and expenses: Pay act costs...

+20, 860 Library facilities:

Decrease due to elimination of funds for plans and specifications. - $450,000
Increase to construct a new library facility..

+7,000,000
Net increase, library facilities..--

+6,550,000 Office of Management Services:

For additional support services related to expanding programs proposed for the Statistical Reporting Service and the Commodity Exchange Author. ity...

+$45,000 Pay act costs.

+47,000 Reduction to reflect estimated sayings due to centralized management support services...

+106, 200 Net decrease, Office of Management Services..

- 14, 200 General administration: For additional assistance to the Secretary in coordinating and admiinstering the activities of the Department..

+$58,000 For net increased costs of within-grade salary advancements.

+34,000 Pay act costs..

+57,000 Increase, general administration...

+149,000 Forest Service: Forest land management: For reforestation and stand improvement.

+$1,200,000 For recreation-public use.

+800,000 For structural improvements.

+123,000 Mandatory reimbursement to employees' compensation fund.

+95,000 Acquisition of lands, Weeks Act.

- 462,000 Pat act costs.

+1.829,000 Net increase, forest land management.

+3, 585, 000 Forest research: Timber management research..

- $47,000 For wateshed management research.

+36,000 For forest insect research...

+200,000 For forest disease research.

+41,000 For forest engineering research.

+75,000 For forest survey

+150,000 For forest research construction..

+3,165,000 Pay act costs.

+471,000 Net increase, forest research..

+4,091,000

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