H.J.Res.59

One Hundred Thirteenth Congress

of the

United States of America

AT THE FIRST SESSION

Begun and held at the City of Washington on Thursday,

the third day of January, two thousand and thirteen

Joint Resolution

Making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes.

DIVISION A--BIPARTISAN BUDGET AGREEMENT

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE AND TABLE OF CONTENTS.

DIVISION A--BUDGET ENFORCEMENT AND DEFICIT REDUCTION

TITLE I--BUDGET ENFORCEMENT

Subtitle A--Amendments to the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985

Subtitle B--Establishing a Congressional Budget

Subtitle C--Technical Corrections

TITLE II--PREVENTION OF WASTE, FRAUD, AND ABUSE

TITLE III--NATURAL RESOURCES

TITLE IV--FEDERAL CIVILIAN AND MILITARY RETIREMENT

TITLE V--HIGHER EDUCATION

TITLE VI--TRANSPORTATION

TITLE VII--MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

TITLE I--BUDGET ENFORCEMENT

Subtitle A--Amendments to the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985

SEC. 101. AMENDMENTS TO THE BALANCED BUDGET AND EMERGENCY DEFICIT CONTROL ACT OF 1985.

Subtitle B--Establishing a Congressional Budget

SEC. 111. FISCAL YEAR 2014 BUDGET RESOLUTION.

SEC. 112. LIMITATION ON ADVANCE APPROPRIATIONS IN THE SENATE.

SEC. 113. RULE OF CONSTRUCTION IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

SEC. 114. ADDITIONAL SENATE BUDGET ENFORCEMENT.

SEC. 115. AUTHORITY FOR FISCAL YEAR 2015 BUDGET RESOLUTION IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

SEC. 116. AUTHORITY FOR FISCAL YEAR 2015 BUDGET RESOLUTION IN THE SENATE.

SEC. 117. EXCLUSION OF SAVINGS FROM PAYGO SCORECARDS.

SEC. 118. EXERCISE OF RULEMAKING POWERS.

Subtitle C--Technical Corrections

SEC. 121. TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE BALANCED BUDGET AND EMERGENCY DEFICIT CONTROL ACT OF 1985.

SEC. 122. TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET ACT OF 1974.

TITLE II--PREVENTION OF WASTE, FRAUD, AND ABUSE

SEC. 201. IMPROVING THE COLLECTION OF UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE OVERPAYMENTS.

SEC. 202. STRENGTHENING MEDICAID THIRD-PARTY LIABILITY.

SEC. 203. RESTRICTION ON ACCESS TO THE DEATH MASTER FILE.

SEC. 204. IDENTIFICATION OF INMATES REQUESTING OR RECEIVING IMPROPER PAYMENTS.

TITLE III--NATURAL RESOURCES

SEC. 301. ULTRA-DEEPWATER AND UNCONVENTIONAL NATURAL GAS AND OTHER PETROLEUM RESOURCES.

SEC. 302. AMENDMENT TO THE MINERAL LEASING ACT.

SEC. 303. APPROVAL OF AGREEMENT WITH MEXICO.

SEC. 304. AMENDMENT TO THE OUTER CONTINENTAL SHELF LANDS ACT.

‘SEC. 32. TRANSBOUNDARY HYDROCARBON AGREEMENTS.

SEC. 305. FEDERAL OIL AND GAS ROYALTY PREPAYMENT CAP.

SEC. 306. STRATEGIC PETROLEUM RESERVE.

TITLE IV--FEDERAL CIVILIAN AND MILITARY RETIREMENT

SEC. 401. INCREASE IN CONTRIBUTIONS TO FEDERAL EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR NEW EMPLOYEES.

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‘Employee                                                                                                                         10.6   After December 31, 2013. 
Congressional employee                                                                                                            10.6   After December 31, 2013. 
Member                                                                                                                            10.6   After December 31, 2013. 
Law enforcement officer, firefighter, member of the Capitol Police, member of the Supreme Court Police, or air traffic controller 11.1   After December 31, 2013. 
Nuclear materials courier                                                                                                         11.1   After December 31, 2013. 
Customs and border protection officer                                                                                             11.1 After December 31, 2013.’. 
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SEC. 402. FOREIGN SERVICE PENSION SYSTEM.

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‘11.15 After December 31, 2013.’. 
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SEC. 403. ANNUAL ADJUSTMENT OF RETIRED PAY AND RETAINER PAY AMOUNTS FOR RETIRED MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES UNDER AGE 62.

TITLE V--HIGHER EDUCATION

SEC. 501. DEFAULT REDUCTION PROGRAM.

‘(aa) charge to the borrower an amount not to exceed 16 percent of the outstanding principal and interest at the time of the loan sale; and

‘(bb) retain such amount from the proceeds of the loan sale; and’.

SEC. 502. ELIMINATION OF NONPROFIT SERVICING CONTRACTS.

TITLE VI--TRANSPORTATION

SEC. 601. AVIATION SECURITY SERVICE FEES.

SEC. 602. TRANSPORTATION COST REIMBURSEMENT.

SEC. 603. STERILE AREAS AT AIRPORTS.

TITLE VII--MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

SEC. 701. EXTENSION OF CUSTOMS USER FEES.

SEC. 702. LIMITATION ON ALLOWABLE GOVERNMENT CONTRACTOR COMPENSATION COSTS.

SEC. 703. PENSION BENEFIT GUARANTY CORPORATION PREMIUM RATE INCREASES.

SEC. 704. CANCELLATION OF UNOBLIGATED BALANCES.

SEC. 705. CONSERVATION PLANNING TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE USER FEES.

‘SEC. 6. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS AND CONSERVATION TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE FUNDS.

SEC. 706. SELF PLUS ONE COVERAGE.

DIVISION B--MEDICARE AND OTHER HEALTH PROVISIONS

SEC. 1001. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.

DIVISION B--MEDICARE AND OTHER HEALTH PROVISIONS

TITLE I--MEDICARE EXTENDERS

TITLE II--OTHER HEALTH PROVISIONS

SEC. 1002. FINDINGS; PURPOSE STATEMENT.

TITLE I--MEDICARE EXTENDERS

SEC. 1101. PHYSICIAN PAYMENT UPDATE.

SEC. 1102. EXTENSION OF WORK GPCI FLOOR.

SEC. 1103. EXTENSION OF THERAPY CAP EXCEPTIONS PROCESS.

SEC. 1104. EXTENSION OF AMBULANCE ADD-ONS.

SEC. 1105. MEDICARE INPATIENT HOSPITAL PAYMENT ADJUSTMENT FOR LOW-VOLUME HOSPITALS.

SEC. 1106. MEDICARE-DEPENDENT HOSPITAL (MDH) PROGRAM.

SEC. 1107. 1-YEAR EXTENSION OF AUTHORIZATION FOR SPECIAL NEEDS PLANS.

SEC. 1108. 1-YEAR EXTENSION OF MEDICARE REASONABLE COST CONTRACTS.

SEC. 1109. EXTENSION OF EXISTING FUNDING FOR CONTRACT WITH CONSENSUS-BASED ENTITY.

SEC. 1110. EXTENSION OF FUNDING OUTREACH AND ASSISTANCE FOR LOW-INCOME PROGRAMS.

TITLE II--OTHER HEALTH PROVISIONS

SEC. 1201. EXTENSION OF THE QUALIFYING INDIVIDUAL (QI) PROGRAM.

SEC. 1202. TEMPORARY EXTENSION OF TRANSITIONAL MEDICAL ASSISTANCE (TMA).

SEC. 1203. EXTENSION OF FUNDING FOR FAMILY-TO-FAMILY HEALTH INFORMATION CENTERS.

SEC. 1204. DELAY OF REDUCTIONS TO MEDICAID DSH ALLOTMENTS.

SEC. 1205. REALIGNMENT OF THE MEDICARE SEQUESTER FOR FISCAL YEAR 2023.

SEC. 1206. PAYMENT FOR INPATIENT SERVICES IN LONG-TERM CARE HOSPITALS (LTCHS).

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Vice President of the United States and

President of the Senate.