[Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Year 1999]

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  I.  The Budget Message of the President........................       1
 II.  Preparing the Nation For a New American Century............       9
III.  Creating a Bright Economic Future..........................      21
 IV.  Improving Performance Through Better Management............      33
  V.  Preparing For the 21st Century.............................       

           1.  Investing in Education and Training...............      51
           2.  Supporting Working Families.......................      61
           3.  Strengthening Health Care.........................      69
           4.  Protecting the Environment........................      77
           5.  Investing in Infrastructure.......................      85
           6.  Promoting Research................................      93
           7.  Enforcing the Law.................................     105
           8.  Strengthening the American Community..............     115
           9.  Advancing United States Leadership in the World...     125
          10.  Supporting the World's Strongest Military Force...     133

 VI.  Investing in the Common Good: Program Performance in Federal
      Functions

          11.  Overview.........................................      143
          12.  National Defense.................................      149
          13.  International Affairs............................      155
          14.  General Science, Space, and Technology...........      161
          15.  Energy...........................................      167
          16.  Natural Resources and Environment................      173
          17.  Agriculture......................................      181
          18.  Commerce and Housing Credit......................      187
          19.  Transportation...................................      193
          20.  Community and Regional Development...............      199
          21.  Education, Training, Employment, and Social Services   205
          22.  Health...........................................      213
          23.  Medicare.........................................      219
          24.  Income Security..................................      223
          25.  Social Security..................................      229
          26.  Veterans Benefits and Services...................      233
          27.  Administration of Justice........................      239
          28.  General Government...............................      245
          29.  Net Interest.....................................      249
          30.  Allowances.......................................      253
          31.  Undistributed Offsetting Receipts................      255
          32.  Regulation: Costs and Benefits...................      257
          33.  Detailed Functional Tables.......................      261

 VII.   Summary Tables
          1999 Budget Proposals.................................      341
          Summaries by Agency...................................      359
          Other Summary Tables..................................      365

VIII.   List of Charts and Tables...............................      369

  IX.   OMB Contributors to the 1999 Budget.....................      377