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                          AMENDMENTS SUBMITTED

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      THE NATIONAL DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION ACT FOR FISCAL YEAR 1997

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                      GRASSLEY AMENDMENT NO. 4047

  Mr. GRASSLEY proposed an amendment to the bill (S.1745) to authorize 
appropriations for fiscal year 1997 for military activities of the 
Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense 
activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe personnel 
strengths for such fiscal year for the Armed Forces, and for other 
purposes; as follows:

       At the end of subtitle A of title X add the following:

     SEC.   . FORCE MODERNIZATION FUNDED BY REDUCTIONS IN SPENDING 
                   FOR INFRASTRUCTURE PROGRAMS.

       (a) Funding Freeze at Programmed Level for Fiscal Year 
     1998.--The Secretary of Defense shall ensure that the total 
     amount expended for infrastructure programs for each of 
     fiscal years 1998 through 2001 does not exceed 
     $145,000,000,000.
       (b) Use of Savings for Force Modernization.--The Secretary 
     of Defense shall take the actions necessary to program for 
     procurement for force modernization for the fiscal years 
     referred to in subsection (a) the amount of the savings in 
     expenditures for infrastructure programs that is derived from 
     actions taken to carry out that subsection.
       (c) Protection of Program for Spare Parts and Training.--In 
     formulating the future-years defense programs to be submitted 
     to Congress in fiscal year 1997 (for fiscal year 1998 and 
     following fiscal years), fiscal year 1998 (for fiscal year 
     1999 and following fiscal years), fiscal year 1999 (for 
     fiscal year 2000 and following fiscal years), and fiscal year 
     2000 (for fiscal year 2001 and following fiscal years), the 
     Secretary shall preserve the growth in programmed funding for 
     spare parts and training for fiscal years 1998 through 2001 
     that is provided in the future-years defense program that was 
     submitted to Congress in fiscal year 1996.
       (d) Reductions To Be Shown in Fiscal Year 1998 Future-Years 
     Defense Program.--The future-years defense program submitted 
     to Congress in fiscal year 1997 shall reflect the programming 
     for the reduction in expenditures for infrastructure programs 
     that is necessary to carry out subsection (a) and the 
     programming for force modernization that is required by 
     subsection (b).
       (e) GAO Review of Fiscal Year 1998 Future-Years Defense 
     Program.--The Comptroller General shall review the future-
     years defense program referred to in subsection (c)

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     and, not later than May 1, 1997, submit to Congress a report 
     regarding compliance with that subsection. The report shall 
     include a discussion of the extent, if any, to which the 
     compliance is deficient or cannot be ascertained.
       (f) Infrastructure Programs Defined.--For the purposes of 
     this section, infrastructure programs are programs of the 
     Department of Defense that are composed of activities that 
     provide support services for mission programs of the 
     Department of Defense and operate primarily from fixed 
     locations. Infrastructure programs include program elements 
     in the following categories:
       (1) Acquisition infrastructure.
       (2) Installation support.
       (3) Central command, control, and communications.
       (4) Force management.
       (5) Central logistics.
       (6) Central medical.
       (7) Central personnel.
       (8) Central training.
       (9) Resource adjustments for foreign currency fluctuations 
     and Defense Logistics Agency managed stock fund cash 
     requirements.
       (g) Future-Years Defense Program Defined.--As used in this 
     section, the term ``future-years defense program'' means the 
     future-years defense program submitted to Congress pursuant 
     to section 221 of title 10, United States Code.
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                 DORGAN (AND OTHERS) AMENDMENT NO. 4048

  Mr. DORGAN (for himself, Mr. Leahy, Mr. Harkin, and Mr. Bumpers) 
proposed an amendment to the bill, S. 1745, supra; as follows:

       On page 31, strike out line 2 and insert in lieu thereof 
     the following:
       ``$9,362,542,000, of which--
       ``(A) $508,437,000 is authorized for national missile 
     defense;''.
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                   KYL (AND REID) AMENDMENT NO. 4049

  Mr. KYL (for himself and Mr. Reid) proposed an amendment to the bill, 
S. 1745, supra; as follows:

       At the end of subtitle F of title X add the following:

     SEC.    . UNDERGROUND NUCLEAR TESTING CONSTRAINTS.

       (a) Authority.--Subject to subsection (b), effective on 
     October 1, 1996, the United States may conduct tests of 
     nuclear weapons involving underground nuclear detonations in 
     a fiscal year if--
       (1) the Senate has not provided advice and consent to the 
     ratification of a multilateral comprehensive nuclear test ban 
     treaty;
       (2) the President has submitted under subsection (b) an 
     annual report covering that fiscal year (as the first of the 
     fiscal years covered by that report);
       (3) 90 days have elapsed after the submittal of that 
     report; and
       (4) Congress has not agreed to a joint resolution described 
     in subsection (d) within that 90-day period.
       (b) Report.--Not later than March 1 of each year, the 
     President shall submit to the Committees on Armed Services 
     and on Appropriations of the Senate and the Committees on 
     National Security and on Appropriations of the House of 
     Representatives, in classified and unclassified forms, a 
     report containing the following matters:
       (1) The status on achieving a multilateral comprehensive 
     nuclear test ban treaty, unless the Senate has already 
     provided its advice and consent to the ratification of such a 
     treaty.
       (2) An assessment of the then current and projected safety 
     and reliability of each type of nuclear warhead that is to be 
     maintained in the active and inactive nuclear stockpiles of 
     the United States during the four successive fiscal years 
     following the fiscal year in which the report is submitted.
       (3) A description of the number and types of nuclear 
     warheads that are to be removed from the active and inactive 
     stockpiles during those four fiscal years, together with a 
     discussion of the dismantlement of nuclear weapons that is 
     planned or projected to be carried out during such fiscal 
     years.
       (4) A description of the number and type of tests involving 
     underground nuclear detonations that are planned to be 
     carried out during those four fiscal years, if any, and a 
     discussion of the justification for such tests.
       (c) Testing by United Kingdom.--Subject to the same 
     conditions as are set forth in paragraphs (1) through (4) of 
     subsection (a) for testing by the United States, the 
     President may authorize the United Kingdom to conduct in the 
     United States one or more tests of a nuclear weapon within a 
     period covered by an annual report if the President 
     determines that is in the national interest of the United 
     States to do so.
       (d) Joint Resolution of Disapproval.--For the purposes of 
     subsection (a)(4), ``joint resolution'' means only a joint 
     resolution introduced after the date on which the committees 
     referred to in subsection (b) receive the report required by 
     that subsection the matter after the resolving clause of 
     which is as follows: ``Congress disapproves the report of the 
     President on nuclear weapons testing, transmitted on    
     pursuant to section    of the National Defense Authorization 
     Act for Fiscal Year 1997.'' (the first blank being filled in 
     which the date of the report).
       (e) Implementation of Test Ban Treaty.--If, with the advice 
     and consent of the Senate to ratification of a comprehensive 
     nuclear test ban treaty, the United States enters into such a 
     treaty, the United States may not conduct tests of nuclear 
     weapons involving underground nuclear detonations that exceed 
     yield limits imposed by the treaty unless the President, in 
     consultation with Congress, withdraws the United States from 
     the treaty in the supreme national interest.
       (f) Report of the Superseded Law.--Section 507 of Public 
     law 102-377 (106 Stat. 1343; 42 U.S.C. 2121 note) is 
     repealed.

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