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104th Congress Report HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 1st Session 104-177 _______________________________________________________________________ DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND RELATED AGENCIES APPROPRIATIONS BILL, 1996 _______ July 11, 1995.--Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed _______________________________________________________________________ Mr. Wolf, from the Committee on Appropriations, submitted the following R E P O R T together with ADDITIONAL VIEWS [To accompany H.R. 2002] The Committee on Appropriations submits the following report in explanation of the accompanying bill making appropriations for the Department of Transportation and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1996. * * * * * RESEARCH AND SPECIAL PROGRAMS ADMINISTRATION * * * * *
    Airline statistics program.--The Committee recommends
increasing this program by $40,000. In June, 1995, RSPA signed
a memorandum of understanding to transfer the airline
statistics program and its associated positions to the bureau
of transportation statistics (BTS). The Committee approves this
transfer because it will put the responsibility for the
compilation and analysis of airline economic data with the
office that has broad authority to collect and analyze
transportation statistics across a wide spectrum. The program's
small field office in Anchorage, Alaska, which provides
consumers with airline data related to essential air service
and intra-Alaskan mail rate will continue under BTS. The
additional $40,000 will provide working capital funds for this
program after its transfer to the BTS.

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    The Committee recommends the following transfers between
accounts:

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    Under Research and Special Programs Administration,
Research and special programs: Provided, That $2,322,000 shall
be transferred to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics for
the expenses necessary to conduct activities related to Airline
Statistics.