[USC10] 47 USC 156: Authorization of appropriations
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47 USC 156: Authorization of appropriations Text contains those laws in effect on April 20, 2019
From Title 47-TELECOMMUNICATIONSCHAPTER 5-WIRE OR RADIO COMMUNICATIONSUBCHAPTER I-GENERAL PROVISIONS

§156. Authorization of appropriations

(a) Authorization

There are authorized to be appropriated to the Commission to carry out the functions of the Commission $333,118,000 for fiscal year 2019 and $339,610,000 for fiscal year 2020.

(b) Offsetting collections

The sum appropriated in any fiscal year to carry out the activities described in subsection (a), to the extent and in the amounts provided for in Appropriations Acts, shall be derived from fees authorized by section 159 of this title.

(June 19, 1934, ch. 652, title I, §6, as added Pub. L. 97–35, title XII, §1251(a), Aug. 13, 1981, 95 Stat. 738 ; amended Pub. L. 98–214, §2(a), Dec. 8, 1983, 97 Stat. 1467 ; Pub. L. 99–272, title V, §5002(a)(1), Apr. 7, 1986, 100 Stat. 117 ; Pub. L. 100–594, §2(a), Nov. 3, 1988, 102 Stat. 3021 ; Pub. L. 101–396, §2(a), Sept. 28, 1990, 104 Stat. 848 ; Pub. L. 103–66, title VI, §6003(b), Aug. 10, 1993, 107 Stat. 401 ; Pub. L. 115–141, div. P, title I, §101(a), Mar. 23, 2018, 132 Stat. 1081 .)

Amendments

2018-Pub. L. 115–141 amended section generally. Prior to amendment, section related to authorization of appropriations for fiscal years 1990 and 1991.

1993-Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 103–66 added subsec. (d).

1990-Pub. L. 101–396 amended section generally. Prior to amendment, section read as follows: "There are authorized to be appropriated for the administration of this chapter by the Commission $107,250,000 for fiscal year 1988 and $109,250,000 for fiscal year 1989, together with such sums as may be necessary for increases resulting from adjustments in salary, pay, retirement, other employee benefits required by law, and other nondiscretionary costs, for each of the fiscal years 1988 and 1989."

1988-Pub. L. 100–594 amended section generally. Prior to amendment, section read as follows: "There are authorized to be appropriated for the administration of this chapter by the Commission $98,100,000 for fiscal year 1986 and $97,600,000 for fiscal year 1987, together with such sums as may be necessary for increases resulting from adjustments in salary, pay, retirement, other employee benefits required by law, and other nondiscretionary costs, for each of the fiscal years 1986 and 1987."

1986-Pub. L. 99–272 amended section generally. Prior to amendment, section read as follows: "There are authorized to be appropriated for the administration of this chapter by the Commission $91,156,000, together with such sums as may be necessary for increases resulting from adjustments in salary, pay, retirement, other employee benefits required by law, and other nondiscretionary costs, for each of the fiscal years 1984 and 1985."

1983-Pub. L. 98–214 substituted provisions authorizing appropriations of $91,156,000 for each of the fiscal years 1984 and 1985 for provisions authorizing appropriations of $76,900,000 for each of the fiscal years 1982 and 1983.

Effective Date of 2018 Amendment

Pub. L. 115–141, div. P, title I, §103, Mar. 23, 2018, 132 Stat. 1086 , provided that: "This title [enacting section 159a of this title, amending this section and sections 158, 159, and 309 of this title, enacting provisions set out as notes under sections 158 and 159 of this title, and repealing provisions set out as a note under this section] and the amendments made by this title shall take effect on October 1, 2018."

Effective Date of 1988 Amendment

Pub. L. 100–594, §2(b), Nov. 3, 1988, 102 Stat. 3021 , provided that: "The amendment made by subsection (a) of this section [amending this section] shall apply with respect to fiscal years beginning after September 30, 1987."

Effective Date of 1986 Amendment

Pub. L. 99–272, title V, §5002(a)(2), Apr. 7, 1986, 100 Stat. 118 , provided that: "The amendment made by paragraph (1) of this subsection [amending this section] shall apply with respect to fiscal years beginning after September 30, 1985."

Effective Date of 1983 Amendment

Pub. L. 98–214, §2(b), Dec. 8, 1983, 97 Stat. 1467 , provided that: "The amendment made by subsection (a) [amending this section] shall apply with respect to fiscal years beginning after September 30, 1983."

Authorization of Appropriations

Pub. L. 104–104, title VII, §710(a), (b), Feb. 8, 1996, 110 Stat. 160 , which authorized additional appropriations to the Federal Communications Commission, was repealed by Pub. L. 115–141, div. P, title I, §101(c)(1), Mar. 23, 2018, 132 Stat. 1082 .