[Appendix, Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Year 1999]
[Page 673-676]
[DOCID:1999_app_sta-3]
From the Budget of the U.S., FY 1999 Online via GPO Access
[wais.access.gpo.gov]

 
                        INTERNATIONAL COMMISSIONS

                              Federal Funds

General and special funds:

                        International Commissions

    For necessary expenses, not otherwise provided for, to meet 
obligations of the United States arising under treaties, or specific 
Acts of Congress, as follows:

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  international boundary and water commission, united states and mexico

    For necessary expenses for the United States Section of the 
International Boundary and Water Commission, United States and Mexico, 
and to comply with laws applicable to the United States Section, 
including not to exceed $6,000 for representation; as follows:

                          salaries and expenses

    For salaries and expenses, not otherwise provided for, [$17,490,000] 
$19,179,000. (The Department of State and Related Agencies 
Appropriations Act, 1998.)

               Program and Financing (in millions of dollars)

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    Obligations by program activity:
      Direct program:

00.01   Administration..................           3           3           3
00.02   Engineering.....................           2           3           3
00.03   Operation and maintenance.......          11          11          13
                                           ---------   ---------  ----------
00.91     Total direct program..........          16          17          19
09.01 Reimbursable program..............           2           3           3
                                           ---------   ---------  ----------
10.00   Total obligations...............          18          20          22
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    Budgetary resources available for obligation:
22.00 New budget authority (gross)......          18          20          22
23.95 New obligations...................         -18         -20         -22
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    New budget authority (gross), detail:
      Current:

40.00   Appropriation...................          15          17          19
      Permanent:

68.00   Spending authority from 
          offsetting collections: 
          Offsetting collections (cash).           3           3           3
                                           ---------   ---------  ----------
70.00   Total new budget authority 
          (gross).......................          18          20          22
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    Change in unpaid obligations:
72.40 Unpaid obligations, start of year: 
        Obligated balance: Uninvested...           2           4           4
73.10 New obligations...................          18          20          22
73.20 Total outlays (gross).............         -16         -20         -21
74.40 Unpaid obligations, end of year: 
        Obligated balance: Uninvested...           4           4           5
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    Outlays (gross), detail:
86.90 Outlays from new current authority          13          14          16
86.93 Outlays from current balances.....           1           3           3
86.97 Outlays from new permanent 
        authority.......................           2           3           3
                                           ---------   ---------  ----------
87.00   Total outlays (gross)...........          16          20          21
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    Offsets:
      Against gross budget authority and outlays:

88.00   Offsetting collections (cash) 
          from: Federal sources.........          -3          -3          -3
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    Net budget authority and outlays:
89.00 Budget authority..................          15          17          19
90.00 Outlays...........................          14          17          18
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    Administration.--Activities under this heading include: negotiations 
and supervision of joint projects--with Mexico to solve international 
problems; overall control of the operation of the U.S. section of the 
Commission; formulation of operating policies and procedures; and, 
financial management to carry out international obligations of the 
United States, pursuant to treaty and congressional authorization.

    Engineering.--Resources under this heading provide for: (a) 
supervision of measurement and determination of the national ownership 
of boundary waters; (b) technical engineering guidance and supervision 
of the planning, construction, operation and maintenance, and 
environmental monitoring and compliance of international projects; (c) 
studies relating to international problems of a continuing nature; and, 
(d) preliminary surveys and investigations to determine the need for and 
feasibility of projects for the solution of international problems 
arising along the boundary.

    Operation and maintenance.--This activity finances the U.S. part of 
the operation and maintenance of sanitation facilities, river channel 
and levee projects, dams, gauging stations, water quality control 
projects, and boundary monuments and markers.

               Object Classification (in millions of dollars)

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      Direct obligations:

11.1    Personnel compensation: Full-
          time permanent................           6           8           8
12.1    Civilian personnel benefits.....           2           2           2
23.3    Communications, utilities, and 
          miscellaneous charges.........           2           2           3
25.2    Other services..................           2           2           3
26.0    Supplies and materials..........           1           1           1
31.0    Equipment.......................           2           1           1
41.0    Grants, subsidies, and 
          contributions.................           1           1           1
                                           ---------   ---------  ----------
99.0      Subtotal, direct obligations..          16          17          19
99.0  Reimbursable obligations..........           2           3           3
                                           ---------   ---------  ----------
99.9    Total obligations...............          18          20          22
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                              Personnel Summary

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    Direct:
1001  Total compensable workyears: Full-
        time equivalent employment......         188         188         188
    Reimbursable:
2001  Total compensable workyears: Full-
        time equivalent employment......          19          19          19
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                              Construction

    For detailed plan preparation and construction of authorized 
projects, [$6,463,000] $7,125,000, to remain available until expended, 
as authorized by section 24(c) of the State Department Basic Authorities 
Act of 1956 (22 U.S.C. 2696(c)). (The Department of State and Related 
Agencies Appropriations Act, 1998.)

               Program and Financing (in millions of dollars)

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    Obligations by program activity:
      Direct program:

00.01   Tijuana sewage plant............                       3           3
00.02   San Diego reimbursement.........           3           5
00.03   Rio Grande canalization.........                       3           1
00.04   American canal extension........           7           6           4
00.07   Facilities renovation...........           1           1           1
00.08   Colorado River boundary/flood 
          control.......................                       1           1
                                           ---------   ---------  ----------
01.00   Total, Direct Program...........          11          19          10
09.01 Reimbursable program..............          20          77
                                           ---------   ---------  ----------
10.00   Total obligations...............          31          96          10
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    Budgetary resources available for obligation:
21.40 Unobligated balance available, 
        start of year: Uninvested.......          14          18           5
22.00 New budget authority (gross)......          35          83           7
                                           ---------   ---------  ----------
23.90   Total budgetary resources 
          available for obligation......          49         101          12
23.95 New obligations...................         -31         -96         -10
24.40 Unobligated balance available, end 
        of year: Uninvested.............          18           5           2
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    New budget authority (gross), detail:
      Current:

40.00   Appropriation...................           6           6           7
      Permanent:

68.00   Spending authority from 
          offsetting collections: 
          Offsetting collections (cash).          29          77
                                           ---------   ---------  ----------
70.00   Total new budget authority 
          (gross).......................          35          83           7
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    Change in unpaid obligations:
72.40 Unpaid obligations, start of year: 
        Obligated balance: Uninvested...          20          -2           1
73.10 New obligations...................          31          96          10
73.20 Total outlays (gross).............         -53         -93          -6
74.40 Unpaid obligations, end of year: 
        Obligated balance: Uninvested...          -2           1           5
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    Outlays (gross), detail:
86.90 Outlays from new current authority           1           1           1
86.93 Outlays from current balances.....           7          15           5
86.97 Outlays from new permanent 
        authority.......................          23          77
86.98 Outlays from permanent balances...          22
                                           ---------   ---------  ----------
87.00   Total outlays (gross)...........          53          93           6
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    Offsets:
      Against gross budget authority and outlays:

88.00   Offsetting collections (cash) 
          from: Federal sources.........         -29         -77
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    Net budget authority and outlays:
89.00 Budget authority..................           6           6           7
90.00 Outlays...........................          24          16           6
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    This account provides for the construction of projects to solve 
international problems of water supply, water quality, sewage treatment, 
and flood damage reduction. Projects are normally constructed jointly 
with Mexico. Reimbursements are mostly from EPA to construct a waste 
water treatment plant in San Diego to treat Tijuana sewage.

               Object Classification (in millions of dollars)

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      Direct obligations:

11.1    Personnel compensation: Full-
          time permanent................           1           1           1
25.2    Other services..................           7          15           5
26.0    Supplies and materials..........                                   1
41.0    Grants, subsidies, and 
          contributions.................           3           3           3
                                           ---------   ---------  ----------
99.0      Subtotal, direct obligations..          11          19          10
99.0  Reimbursable obligations..........          20          77
                                           ---------   ---------  ----------
99.9    Total obligations...............          31          96          10
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                              Personnel Summary

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1001  Total compensable workyears: Full-
        time equivalent employment......          30          30          30
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              American Sections, International Commissions

    For necessary expenses, not otherwise provided for the International 
Joint Commission and the International Boundary Commission, United 
States and Canada, as authorized by treaties between the United States 
and Canada or Great Britain, and for the Border Environment Cooperation 
Commission as authorized by Public Law 103-182; [$5,490,000] $5,867,000, 
of which not to exceed $9,000 shall be available for representation 
expenses incurred by the International Joint Commission. (The Department 
of State and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1998.)

               Program and Financing (in millions of dollars)

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    Obligations by program activity:
00.01 International boundary commission.           1           1           1
00.02 International joint commission....           3           3           3
00.05 Border environment cooperation 
        commission......................           1           1           2
                                           ---------   ---------  ----------
10.00   Total obligations...............           5           5           6
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    Budgetary resources available for obligation:
22.00 New budget authority (gross)......           5           5           6
23.95 New obligations...................          -5          -5          -6
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    New budget authority (gross), detail:
40.00 Appropriation.....................           5           5           6
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    Change in unpaid obligations:
72.40 Unpaid obligations, start of year: 
        Obligated balance: Uninvested...           2           2           2
73.10 New obligations...................           5           5           6
73.20 Total outlays (gross).............          -5          -5          -6
74.40 Unpaid obligations, end of year: 
        Obligated balance: Uninvested...           2           2           2
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    Outlays (gross), detail:
86.90 Outlays from new current authority           4           4           4
86.93 Outlays from current balances.....           1           1           2
                                           ---------   ---------  ----------
87.00   Total outlays (gross)...........           5           5           6
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    Net budget authority and outlays:
89.00 Budget authority..................           5           5           6
90.00 Outlays...........................           5           5           6
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    * The Border Environment Cooperation Commission's Appropriation for 
1997 was $1,703 thousand, and for 1998 was $1,540 thousand.

    These funds are used for payment of the U.S. share of the expenses 
of:

    International Boundary Commission.--The Commission, in accordance 
with existing treaties, maintains the integrity of a well-delineated 
boundary between the United States and Canada by: surveying, inspecting, 
and clearing the boundary; repairing or replacing monuments; regulating 
construction crossing the boundary; and, serving as the official U.S. 
Government source for boundary-specific positional/cartographic data.

    International Joint Commission.--Pursuant to the Boundary Waters 
Treaty of 1909, the Commission approves, regulates, and monitors 
structures in boundary waters and transboundary streams and investigates 
matters referred to it by the United States and Canada that principally 
include transboundary environmental issues.

    Border Environment Cooperation Commission.--This bilateral 
Commission works with States and local communities to provide technical 
financial planning assistance and to review and certify project 
proposals for the purpose of developing effective solutions to 
environmental problems in the border region.

               Object Classification (in millions of dollars)

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11.1  Personnel compensation: Full-time 
        permanent.......................           2           2           2
25.2  Other services....................           2           2           2
                                           ---------   ---------  ----------
99.0      Subtotal, direct obligations..           4           4           4
99.5  Below reporting threshold.........           1           1           2
                                           ---------   ---------  ----------
99.9    Total obligations...............           5           5           6
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                              Personnel Summary

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1001  Total compensable workyears: Full-
        time equivalent employment......          25          25          25
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                   International Fisheries Commissions

    For necessary expenses for international fisheries commissions, not 
otherwise provided for, as authorized by law, $14,549,000: Provided, 
That the United States' share of such expenses may be advanced to the 
respective commissions, pursuant to 31 U.S.C. 3324. (The Department of 
State and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1998.)

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               Program and Financing (in millions of dollars)

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    Obligations by program activity:
00.02 Inter-American Tropical Tuna 
        Commission......................           3           3           3
00.06 Great Lakes Fishery Commission....           8           8           8
00.09 Pacific Salmon Commission.........           2           2           2
00.10 Other Commissions and Marine 
        Science Organizations...........           2           2           2
                                           ---------   ---------  ----------
10.00   Total obligations...............          15          15          15
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    Budgetary resources available for obligation:
22.00 New budget authority (gross)......          15          15          15
23.95 New obligations...................         -15         -15         -15
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    New budget authority (gross), detail:
40.00 Appropriation.....................          15          15          15
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    Change in unpaid obligations:
72.40 Unpaid obligations, start of year: 
        Obligated balance: Uninvested...          12           2           2
73.10 New obligations...................          15          15          15
73.20 Total outlays (gross).............         -25         -15         -15
74.40 Unpaid obligations, end of year: 
        Obligated balance: Uninvested...           2           2           2
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    Outlays (gross), detail:
86.90 Outlays from new current authority          15          15          15
86.93 Outlays from current balances.....          10
                                           ---------   ---------  ----------
87.00   Total outlays (gross)...........          25          15          15
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    Net budget authority and outlays:
89.00 Budget authority..................          15          15          15
90.00 Outlays...........................          25          15          15
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    These funds are used for payment of the United States' share of the 
expenses of eight international fisheries commissions, three 
international marine science sea organizations, one international 
council, and the expenses of the respective commissioners and advisors. 
The commissions either conduct or plan and coordinate studies to 
determine measures necessary for the preservation and expansion of the 
productivity of fishery stocks and they are authorized to recommend 
conservation measures to the member governments. In addition, the Great 
Lakes Fishery Commission carries on a program of lamprey eradication and 
control. The marine science organizations propose fishery and 
oceanographic investigations and disseminate the results to the member 
governments.

               Object Classification (in millions of dollars)

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21.0  Travel and transportation of 
        persons.........................           1           1           1
25.2  Other services....................           1           1           1
41.0  Grants, subsidies, and 
        contributions...................          13          13          13
                                           ---------   ---------  ----------
99.9    Total obligations...............          15          15          15
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