H.R.2401 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1994103rd Congress (1993-1994)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Dellums, Ronald V. [D-CA-9] (Introduced 06/14/1993)(by request)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services|
|Committee Reports:||H.Rept 103-200; H.Rept 103-357|
|Latest Action:||11/30/1993 Became Public Law No: 103-160. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There have been 30 roll call votes|
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Summary: H.R.2401 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)
Conference report filed in House (11/10/1993)
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
Division A: Department of Defense Authorizations
Title I: Procurement
Subtitle A: Authorization of Appropriations
Subtitle B: Army Programs
Subtitle C: Navy Programs
Subtitle D: Air Force Programs
Subtitle E: Other Matters
Title II: Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation
Subtitle A: Authorization of Appropriations
Program Requirements, Restrictions,
Subtitle C: Missile Defense Programs
Subtitle D: Women's Health Research
Subtitle E: Other Matters
Title III: Operation and Maintenance
Subtitle A: Authorization of
Subtitle B: Limitations
Subtitle C: Defense Business Operations Fund
Subtitle D: Depot-Level Activities
Subtitle E: Commissaries and Military Exchanges
Subtitle F: Other Matters
Title IV: Military Personnel Authorizations
Subtitle A: Active Forces
Subtitle B: Reserve Forces
Subtitle C: Military Training Student Loads
Subtitle D: Authorization of Appropriations
Title V: Military Personnel Policy
Subtitle A: Officer Personnel Policy
Subtitle B: Reserve Components
Subtitle C: Service Academies
Subtitle D: Women in the Service
Subtitle E: Victims' Rights and Family Advocacy
Subtitle F: Force Reduction Transition
Subtitle G: Other Matters
Title VI: Compensation and Other Personnel Benefits
Subtitle A: Pay and Allowances
Subtitle B: Bonuses and Special and Incentive Pays
Subtitle C: Travel and Transportation Allowances
Subtitle D: Other Matters
Title VII: Health Care Provisions
Subtitle A: Health Care Services
Subtitle B: Changes to Existing Laws Regarding
Health Care Management
Subtitle C: Other Matters
Title VIII: Acquisition Policy, Acquisition Management,
and Related Matters
Subtitle A: Defense Technology and Industrial Base,
Reinvestment, and Conversion
Subtitle B: Acquisition Assistance Programs
Subtitle C: Provisions to Revise and Consolidate
Certain Defense Acquisition Laws
Subtitle D: Defense Acquisition Pilot Programs
Subtitle E: Other Matters
Title IX: Department of Defense Organization and
Subtitle A: Office of the Secretary of Defense
Subtitle B: Professional Military Education
Subtitle C: Joint Officer Personnel Policy
Subtitle D: Other Matters
Subtitle E: Commission on Roles and Missions of
the Armed Forces
Title X: Environmental Provisions
Title XI: General Provisions
Subtitle A: Financial Matters
Subtitle B: Fiscal Year 1993 Authorization Matters
Subtitle C: Counter-Drug Activities
Subtitle D: Matters Relating to Reserve Components
Subtitle E: Awards and Decorations
Subtitle F: Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements
Subtitle G: Congressional Findings, Policies,
Commendations, and Commemorations
Subtitle H: Other Matters
Title XII: Cooperative Threat Reduction with States of
Former Soviet Union
Title XIII: Defense Conversion, Reinvestment, and
Subtitle A: Defense Technology and Industrial
Base, Defense Reinvestment, and Defense
Subtitle B: Community Adjustment and Assistance
Subtitle C: Personnel Adjustment, Education, and
Subtitle D: National Shipbuilding Initiative
Subtitle E: Other Matters
Title XIV: Matters Relating to Allies and Other Nations
Subtitle A: Defense Burden Sharing
Subtitle B: North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Subtitle C: Export of Defense Articles
Subtitle D: Other Matters
Title XV: International Peacekeeping and Humanitarian
Subtitle A: Assistance Activities
Subtitle B: Policies Regarding Specific Countries
Title XVI: Arms Control Matters
Subtitle A: Programs in Support of the Prevention
and Control of Proliferation of Weapons of Mass
Subtitle B: International Nonproliferation
Title XVII: Chemical and Biological Weapons Defense
Division B: Military Construction Authorizations
Title XXI (sic): Army
Title XXII: Navy
Title XXIII: Air Force
Title XIV: Defense Agencies
Title XXV: North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Title XXVI: Guard and Reserve Forces Facilities
Title XXVII: Expiration and Extension of
Title XXVIII: General Provisions
Subtitle A: Military Construction Program and
Military Family Housing Changes
Subtitle B: Land Transactions Generally
Subtitle C: Changes to Existing Land Transaction
Subtitle D: Land Transactions Involving Utilities
Subtitle E: Other Matters
Title XXIX: Defense Base Closure and Realignment
Subtitle A: Base Closure Community Assistance
Subtitle B: Other Matters
Division C: Department of Energy National Security
Authorizations and Other Authorizations
Title XXXI (sic): Department of Energy National
Subtitle A: National Security Programs
Subtitle B: Recurring General Provisions
Subtitle C: Program Authorizations, Restrictions,
Subtitle D: Other Matters
Title XXXII: Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board
Title XXXIII: National Defense Stockpile
Subtitle A: Authorizations of Disposals and Use
Subtitle B: Programmatic Changes
Title XXXIV: Civil Defense
Title XXXV: Panama Canal Commission
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1994 - Division A: Department of Defense Authorizations - Title I: Procurement - Subtitle A: Authorization of Appropriations - Authorizes appropriations for FY 1994 for procurement for the Army, Navy and Marine Corps, defense agencies, the Defense Inspector General, and the reserve components of the armed forces.
(Sec. 107) Authorizes appropriations for FY 1994 for the: (1) chemical demilitarization program (the destruction of lethal chemical agents and munitions); and (2) National Shipbuilding Initiative.
(Sec. 109) Prohibits the Secretary of the Navy from entering into a multiyear procurement contract for the F/A-18C/D aircraft program.
Subtitle B: Army Programs - Earmarks FY 1994 funds for the AH-64 Apache aircraft and the AHIP aircraft. Directs the Secretary to conduct a study of Army requirements for light utility helicopter modernization.
(Sec. 113) Earmarks specified FY 1993 funds for the procurement of nuclear, biological, and chemical protective masks. Prohibits new funding for the Improved Chemical Agent Monitor program. Authorizes the reprogramming of funds for the Close Combat Tactical Trainer Quickstart Program.
Subtitle C: Navy Programs - Prohibits the further use of funds for the Seawolf attack submarine other than long-lead components for the vessel designated as SSN-23.
(Sec. 122) Earmarks funds for the Trident II (D-5) missile procurement.
(Sec. 123) Directs the Secretary of Defense (Secretary, for purposes of Divisions A and B of this Act) to report to the Senate and House Armed Services Committees (defense committees) concerning the deployment of Trident missiles.
(Sec. 124) Directs the Secretary to terminate the MK-48 ADCAP torpedo program.
(Sec. 125) Prohibits the obligation of specified FY 1994 Navy funds for submarine acoustics until the Secretary of the Navy submits a submarine acoustics master plan to the defense committees.
(Sec. 126) Authorizes the Secretary of the Navy to enter into a long-term lease or charter for any double-hull tanker or oceanographic vessel constructed in a U.S. shipyard after the date of enactment of this Act, using assistance provided under the National Shipbuilding Initiative. Authorizes such Secretary to enter into such lease or charter for certain roll-on/roll-off vessels, with certain limitations and conditions.
(Sec. 128) Prohibits the obligation of FY 1994 funds for the F-14 aircraft upgrade program until 30 days after the Secretary of the Navy reports to the defense committees on such program.
Subtitle D: Air Force Programs - Earmarks limited funds for the B-2 and B-1 bomber aircraft programs, with specified limitations and requirements. Requires prompt Comptroller General access to information concerning heavy bomber programs. Requires withholding of progress payments and certain reports with respect to the C-17 aircraft program. Continues (currently limited to FY 1993) the live-fire survivability testing of such aircraft.
(Sec. 136) Earmarks specified FY 1994 Air Force funds for the Intertheater Airlift Program, including the C-17 aircraft.
(Sec. 137) Earmarks FY 1994 funds for: (1) program termination costs for the F-16 aircraft; (2) tactical signals intelligence aircraft programs; and (3) reengining two C-135 aircraft.
Subtitle E: Other Matters - Directs the Secretary to provide for an independent study on the management and funding of the Global Positioning System. Prohibits the use of FY 1993 or 1994 Navy funds for the procurement of ring laser gyro navigation systems for surface ships under a sole-source contract.
(Sec. 154) Prohibits the obligation of FY 1994 Department of Defense (DOD) funds for the procurement of any operational support aircraft without full and open competition. Requires the Secretary to study and report to the defense committees on such aircraft.
(Sec. 155) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1993 to revise certain reporting requirements concerning the chemical demilitarization program.
(Sec. 156) Prohibits after January 1, 1994, the use of FY 1993 or 1994 DOD funds for the systemization of chemical munitions disposal facilities at Tooele Army Depot, Utah, until the Secretary submits a certain certification to the Congress.
(Sec. 157) Authorizes the Secretary of the Navy to convey to the Brownsville Navigation District of Brownsville, Texas, all rights and interest to the Los Alamos (AFDB7) drydock.
(Sec. 158) Authorizes a working-capital funded Army industrial facility that manufactures large-caliber cannons and related equipment to sell manufactured nondefense-related commercial articles to persons outside DOD, under specified conditions and requirements.
(Sec. 159) Earmarks FY 1994 funds for space-based missile warning and surveillance programs.
Title II: Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation - Subtitle A: Authorization of Appropriations - Authorizes appropriations for FY 1994 for the armed forces and defense agencies for research, development, test, and evaluation (R&D), earmarking specified amounts of such funds for basic research and exploratory development and for the strategic environmental research and development program.
Subtitle B: Program Requirements, Restrictions, and Limitations - Outlines various requirements, restrictions, or limitations with respect to: (1) the kinetic energy antisatellite program; (2) the B-1B bomber; (3) the development of a space launch modernization plan; (4) the earmarking of FY 1994 funds for the funding of medical countermeasures against biowarfare threats; (5) the procuring of work from federally funded R&D centers; (6) a demonstration program to develop and test a ballistic missile post-launch destruct mechanism; (7) an independent comprehensive study of the interagency High Performance Computing and Communications Initiative; (8) a program for the possible construction of Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage test models; (9) procurement, integration, and support of the advanced self protection jammer program; (10) detailed testing and evaluation of any electronic combat system; (11) limitations on the flight testing of certain missiles; (12) the Joint Advanced System; (13) the earmarking of FY 1994 funds for the standoff air-to-surface munitions technology demonstration program; (14) the establishment of a single standard for the extremely high frequency wave band; and (15) the extension during FY 1994 of the prohibition against testing mid-infrared advanced chemical lasers against objects in space.
Subtitle C: Missile Defense Programs - Provides conditional FY 1994 funding of certain ballistic missile defense programs, with specific allocation of funds to certain elements of such programs. Makes technical revisions to the Missile Defense Act of 1991.
(Sec. 233) Directs the Secretary to: (1) continue current strategies for the selection of the best technology for the Patriot Advanced Capability-3 theater missile defense system; (2) review the current baseline configurations of specified theater missile defense systems; (3) report to the Congress an updated master plan for theater missile defenses; (4) conduct a review of opportunities to streamline the weapons system acquisition process applicable to the development, testing, and deployment of theater ballistic missile defenses; and (5) report to the defense committees on the development plan for a Limited Defense System covering FY 1994 through 1999.
(Sec. 237) Prohibits the Secretary from approving a theater missile defense interceptor program proceeding into low-rate initial production until he makes certain certifications to the defense committees concerning its test results.
(Sec. 238) Continues congressional endorsement of a continuing program of cooperative R&D, jointly funded by the United States and Israel, on the Arrow Tactical Anti-Missile program. Earmarks FY 1994 funds for such joint program. Directs the Secretary to report to the defense committees on such program.
(Sec. 241) Expresses congressional support, and requests further funding, for the Clementine satellite program (a satellite that provides information about asteroids in the Earth's vicinity).
(Sec. 242) Provides congressional findings, and requires a plan and related reports, with respect to cooperation of U.S. allies with the development of tactical and theater missile defenses. Provides for the acceptance from such allies of monetary contributions for such purpose, and establishes in the Treasury the Theater Missile Defense Cooperation Account.
(Sec. 243) Directs the Secretary to provide that management and budget responsibility for R&D of far-term follow-on technology programs relating to ballistic missle defense shall be provided through the Advanced Research Projects Agency or the appropriate military department.
Subtitle D: Women's Health Research - Authorizes the Secretary to establish a Defense Women's Health Research Center at an existing DOD medical center to serve as the coordinating agent for DOD research on women's health issues related to service in the armed forces. Provides FY 1994 funding and requires a report if the Center is not established by May 1, 1994. Provides for the inclusion of women and minorities in DOD clinical research projects.
Subtitle E: Other Matters - Limits the underground explosive testing of certain nuclear weapons until certain congressional notifications are met.
(Sec. 262) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 1992 and 1993 to extend through FY 1999 a delay in the transfer to the Director, Defense Research and Engineering, of management responsibility for the Navy mine countermeasures program.
(Sec. 263) Terminates the Advisory Council on Federal Participation in Sematech as established under prior law. Establishes the Semiconductor Technology Council to perform semiconductor-related advisory functions.
(Sec. 264) Makes amounts from this Act's R&D funds available to the Secretary of the Navy to acquire the Navy Large Cavitation Channel, Memphis, Tennessee.
(Sec. 265) Revises the membership of the Strategic Environmental Research Council.
(Sec. 267) Directs the Secretary to request the National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences to conduct a comprehensive study of cryptographic technologies and national cryptographic policy.
(Sec. 268) Directs the Secretary to designate an individual within his office to be responsible for conducting reviews of the assignment of defense R&D categories.
(Sec. 269) Allows plasma arc facilities in South Carolina to be used as prototype materials processing facilities.
(Sec. 270) Authorizes the provision of grants to support research on the exposure to hazardous agents and materials by military personnel who served in the Persian Gulf War. Provides for the establishment of a research facility to study low-level chemical sensitivities connected to such exposure.
(Sec. 271) Earmarks FY 1994 R&D funds to support research on exposure to depleted uranium by military personnel who served in the Gulf.
(Sec. 272) Expresses the sense of the Congress that the Secretary should consider providing funds for metalcasting industry R&D activities.
Title III: Operation and Maintenance - Subtitle A: Authorization of Appropriations - Authorizes appropriations for FY 1994 for operation and maintenance for the armed forces (including its reserve and National Guard components), the defense agencies, defense medical programs, the National Board for the Promotion of Rifle Practice, the Defense Inspector General, drug interdiction and counter-drug activities, defense, the Court of Military Appeals, environmental restoration, defense, humanitarian assistance, support for the 1994 World Cup Games and the 1996 Summer Olympics, and for the former Soviet Union threat reduction. Authorizes appropriations for DOD working capital funds.
(Sec. 303) Authorizes appropriations for operations of the armed forces retirement homes. Obligates specified funds for operation and maintenance for FY 1994 from the National Security Education Trust Fund and from the National Defense Stockpile Transaction Fund.
(Sec. 306) Earmarks funds for clearing of landmines for humanitarian purposes as determined by the Secretary.
Subtitle B: Limitations - Provides specified limitations with respect to: (1) operation of the Naval Air Station, Bermuda, after September 1, 1995; (2) the use of appropriated funds for operation and maintenance of DOD golf courses; (3) the use of cost comparison studies of contracts for the performance of a DOD commercial activity; (4) contracts for U.S. ship repair with certain ship repair companies; (5) the requirement of performance in the United States of certain vessel reflagging or repair work; (6) joint civil aviation and military use of Selfrighe Air National Guard Base, Michigan; and (7) the location of certain Army prepositioning facilities.
Subtitle C: Defense Business Operations Fund - Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 1992 and 1993 to: (1) extend through December 31, 1994, the authority for the use of the Defense Business Operations Fund; and (2) revise provisions concerning Fund implementation. Provides for the imposition of charges for goods and services provided through the Fund, and limits during FY 1994 the obligations against such Fund.
Subtitle D: Depot-Level Activities - Directs the Secretary to establish a task force to assess the overall performance and management of depot-level activities of DOD. Prohibits the Secretary during FY 1994 from consolidating the management of the depot-level maintenance workload under a single defense-wide entity. Directs the Secretary to ensure the continuance of percentage limitations applicable to such workload performed by non-Federal personnel.
(Sec. 344) Expresses the sense of the Congress that: (1) entities which are not part of the national technology and industrial base should not perform depot-level work for DOD; and (2) the Secretary should ensure that a sufficient amount of depot-level maintenance and repair of new weapons systems and equipment is assigned to depot-level DOD maintenance and repair activities.
(Sec. 347) Authorizes the waiver of certain claims of the United States against employees of the Naval Aviation Depot, Norfolk, Virginia, with respect to productivity bonuses and other payments made.
Subtitle E: Commissaries and Military Exchanges - Prohibits, with certain exceptions, active-duty military personnel from being assigned to the operation of a commissary store. Directs the Secretary to: (1) expedite the modernization of the automated data processing capability of the Defense Commissary Agency; and (2) provide for the commencement by October 1, 1994, of the operation of Stars and Stripes bookstores outside the United States by the military exchanges.
(Sec. 354) Earmarks FY 1994 funds for expenses of the Navy Exchange Service Command for certain relocation activities.
Subtitle F: Other Matters - Empowers the DOD Inspector General to provide for emergency and extraordinary expenses arising, with a $400,000 yearly limit.
(Sec. 363) Extends permanently certain guidelines for the reduction of DOD civilian positions. Extends military mailing privileges to certain civilian personnel who perform functions in support of the military.
(Sec. 365) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1993 to extend through FY 1994 (and modify) a pilot program which utilizes National Guard personnel in medically underserved communities. Allows for the purchase of supplies and equipment for such program.
(Sec. 366) Amends the Armed Forces Retirement Home Act of 1991 to authorize the Secretary to make available to the Retirement Home legal and policy planning assistance, DOD investigative facilities, and other support necessary to enable the Home to carry out its functions under such Act. Revises provisions concerning the authority of the Retirement Home Chairman and the disposition of the effects of persons who die at such Home, including the appointment of a personal representative or attorney to act on behalf of such person in distributing his or her estate.
(Sec. 367) Modifies certain restrictions on the repair of certain vessels the homeport of which is planned for reassignment.
(Sec. 368) Directs the Secretary of the military department concerned to pay expenses incident to the death of a civilian employee who dies of injuries incurred in connection with the employee's service with an armed force in a contingency operation or in connection with a terrorist incident while so employed.
(Sec. 369) Authorizes the Commandant of the Marine Corps to provide necessary minor maintenance and repairs to the Pacific battle monuments until the Secretary of the American Battle Monuments Commission and the Commandant agree that such repair and maintenance will be performed by the Commission. Provides funding.
(Sec. 370) Extends through: (1) December 5, 1994, a demonstration project for the use of proceeds from the sale of certain defense property; and (2) FY 1994 the authority for aviation depots and naval shipyards to engage in defense-related production and services, as well as the authority of base commanders to contract for the performance of commercial activities on such installations.
(Sec. 371) Directs the Secretary of the Navy, no later than October 1, 1994, to convert the operation of all ships' stores from an activity funded from direct appropriations to operation by the Navy Exchange Service Command from sources other than appropriated funds.
(Sec. 373) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1993 to provide certain financial assistance to local educational agencies when there has been a significant increase in the number of military dependent students in attendance in the schools of that agency as a result of the relocation of military or DOD civilian personnel. Provides funding.
(Sec. 374) Directs the Secretary to include in annual budget justifications certain information with respect to DOD recruiting expenditures.
(Sec. 376) Directs the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, during FY 1994 through 1996, to report to the Congress an assessment of the readiness and capability of U.S. armed forces.
(Sec. 377) Directs the Secretary to report to the defense committees during such fiscal years on transfers of funds from operation and maintenance accounts for operating forces.
(Sec. 378) Directs the Secretary of the Army to report to the Congress concerning possible replacement sites for the Army Reserve facility in Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania.
Title IV: Military Personnel Authorizations - Subtitle A: Active Forces - Authorizes the end strengths for active-duty forces for FY 1994. Allows an FY 1994 through 1997 variation in the number of Marine Corps commissioned officers authorized to be serving on active duty as majors or lieutenant colonels.
(Sec. 403) Prohibits the number of active-duty Army personnel from being reduced below 555,000 until after April 30, 1994, with specified conditions and limitations.
(Sec. 404) Directs the Secretary to report to the defense committees on end strengths necessary to meet levels assumed in a DOD Bottom Up Review Study.
Subtitle B: Reserve Forces - Authorizes the end strengths for reserve personnel for FY 1994. Provides the end strengths for reserve personnel serving on active duty in support of the reserves. Increases the number in certain grades authorized to serve in such capacity.
(Sec. 414) Provides a force structure of 420,000 for FY 1994 for the Army National Guard.
(Sec. 415) Directs the Secretary of the Navy to ensure that none of the end strength reductions projected for the Naval Reserve in this Act are derived from personnel assigned to the Craft of Opportunity mission.
Subtitle C: Military Training Student Loads - Provides the average military training student loads for FY 1994.
Subtitle D: Authorization of Appropriations - Authorizes appropriations to DOD for FY 1994 for military personnel.
Title V: Military Personnel Policy - Subtitle A: Officer Personnel Policy - Increases from five to six the years of service required before eligibility for separation pay for regular officers involuntarily discharged. Extends eligibility for voluntary separation incentives, special separation benefits, and involuntary separation benefits for members of the armed forces.
(Sec. 504) Authorizes the Secretary of a military department, between the enactment of this Act and October 1, 1999, to convene selection boards and provide for the selective early discharges of regular warrant officers in their military department. Provides certain protection to warrant officers having at least 18 years of creditable active duty service.
(Sec. 507) Directs the Secretary concerned to establish a procedure for the review of the individual circumstances of officers being discharged following selection by early discharge boards. Requires such review to ensure the effectiveness of the counseling of such officer before the convening of the selection board.
(Sec. 508) Extends through FY 1995 the authority for the temporary promotion of certain Navy lieutenants.
(Sec. 509) Awards constructive credit for advanced education achieved in a health profession for both active-duty and reserve officer personnel.
(Sec. 510) Excepts officers receiving an original appointment in a health professional position in DOD from a provision requiring such officer to complete 20 years of active service before reaching 50 years of age.
Subtitle B: Reserve Components - Provides an exception to the normally-required 12 weeks of basic training before assignment outside the United States in the case of military health care providers.
(Sec. 512) Increases from 200 to 275 the number of full-time reserve personnel who may be assigned to duty with the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC).
(Sec. 513) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1992 to repeal required Army reserve end strength limitations for FY 1992 through 1997.
(Sec. 514) Extends through FY 1995 (currently FY 1993) certain reserve officer management authorities.
(Sec. 515) Directs the Secretary of the Army, by the end of FY 1995, to establish one or more active-component units of the Army with the primary mission of providing training support to reserve units. Directs such Secretary to prepare, and report to the Congress on, a plan for carrying out a test program of the feasibility of applying certain models for the integration of the active and reserve Army units at the batallion and company levels.
(Sec. 517) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 1992 and 1993 to require 2,000 active duty personnel to be assigned as advisers to combat and combat support units of the Ready Reserve and Selected Reserve. Increases such number to at least 5,000 after FY 1994.
(Sec. 519) Requires members of the Ready Reserve to receive a full physical examination every five (currently, four) years. Revises certain deadlines under the Army National Guard Combat Readiness Reform Act. Requires an annual implementation report from the Secretary of the Army concerning Army National Guard combat readiness.
(Sec. 522) Directs the Secretary to provide for a study of the State and Federal missions of the National Guard to be carried out by a federally funded R&D center.
(Sec. 523) Prohibits the Secretary concerned from prescribing Federal recognition eligibility standards for National Guard technicians that are not equally applicable to all members of the National Guard. Makes various revisions concerning certain National Guard management initiatives.
Subtitle C: Service Academies - Authorizes the Secretaries of the Army and Air Force to employ as many civilians as professors, instructors, and lecturers at their military academies as considered necessary.
(Sec. 534) Directs the Secretary to report to the defense committees evaluating the requirement that officers and civilian faculty members report violations of naval academy regulations. Prohibits the Secretary of the Navy during FY 1994 from transferring the Naval Academy Preparatory School from Newport, Rhode Island, to Annapolis, Maryland.
(Sec. 536) Directs the Secretary to conduct a test program to evaluate the use of private preparatory schools in lieu of service academy preparatory schools.
Subtitle D: Women in the Service - Repeals a Federal provision restricting the manner in which women members of the Navy and Marine Corps may be trained and qualified for military duty. Requires the Secretary to notify the defense committees at least 30 days in advance of proposed changes in the combat assignments of women in the armed forces. Requires 90 days' notice with respect to proposed changes in the ground combat exclusion policy for such women. Directs the Secretary to utilize gender-neutral occupational performance standards in the case of any career field that is open to both male and female military personnel.
Subtitle E: Victims' Rights and Family Advocacy - Directs the Secretary concerned to ensure, in any case of domestic violence in which a military law enforcement official at the scene determines that physical injury has been inflicted or a deadly or dangerous instrument has been used, to: (1) take immediate action to reduce the potential for further violence; and (2) within 24 hours, report such violence to the appropriate local commander and to a local military family advocacy representative. Requires a military family advocacy committee to meet in such situations and make appropriate recommendations of action to the local military commander.
(Sec. 552) Directs the Secretary to prescribe procedures and implement a centralized system for notice to victims and witnesses of the status of offenders confined in military correctional facilities.
(Sec. 553) Directs the Secretary to study and report to the defense committees on the problem of stalking by persons subject to the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ).
(Sec. 554) Authorizes the Secretary (and the Secretary of Transportation when the Coast Guard is not operating as a service in the Navy) to establish a program to pay monthly transitional compensation to dependents of members of the armed forces separated from active duty because of abuse of a dependent spouse or child. Outlines program conditions, including a payment amount equal to the rate of dependency and indemnity compensation in effect for that period. Terminates such compensation if a former spouse receiving such compensation remarries.
Subtitle F: Force Reduction Transition - Extends through FY 1999 certain force reduction transition authorities relating to personnel management and benefits. Retains in an active status until the completion of 20 years of creditable service enlisted reserve personnel with between 18 and 20 years of service who are selected for involuntary separation from service. Makes applicable to the Coast Guard Reserve certain reserve component transition initiatives.
Subtitle G: Other Matters - Expresses as congressional policy the prohibition against homosexual conduct or activity in the armed forces. Requires separation from the armed forces for such conduct or activity. Directs the Secretary to ensure that the standards for military appointments and enlistments reflect such policy.
(Sec. 573) Directs the Secretary, in the case of a dispute concerning any required reimbursement of educational assistance where a member fails to complete the required period of service after such assistance is provided, to designate a member of the armed forces or civilian employee to investigate the facts and hear evidence in order to determine the validity of the debt.
(Sec. 574) States that a military power of attorney: (1) is exempt from any State power of attorney requirements; and (2) shall be given legal effect in any State.
(Sec. 575) Directs the Secretary to develop and carry out a test program for improving foreign language proficiency in DOD through improved management and other measures. Requires such evaluation to include an evaluation of adjustments in foreign language proficiency pay as an incentive to improvement. Requires such test program to begin on October 1, 1994.
Title VI: Compensation and Other Personnel Benefits - Subtitle A:
Pay and Allowances - Waives the application of FY 1994 military personnel pay adjustments in conformity with increases made in the General Schedule of the Federal Government. Provides, effective January 1, 1994, a 2.2 percent increase in the rates of basic pay, basic allowance for subsistence, and basic allowance for quarters for members of the armed forces.
(Sec. 602) Makes permanent (currently ends October 1, 1995) a current rate of basic pay applicable to certain members with over 24, but less than 26, years of retirement-creditable service.
(Sec. 603) Makes the monthly student pay rate the same for students at military academy preparatory schools as that provided to cadets and midshipmen.
(Sec. 604) Provides a variable housing allowance for certain military personnel who are required to pay child support and who are assigned to sea duty.
(Sec. 605) Directs the Secretary (currently the President) to designate military evacuation locations where military personnel evacuated will be eligible for an evacuation advance pay.
Subtitle B: Bonuses and Special and Incentive Pays - Extends through FY 1995 the authority relating to the payment of certain bonuses and special pay. Extends through FY 1995 the Selected Reserve enlistment bonus, and increases such bonus from $2,000 to $5,000. Extends through FY 1995: (1) the Ready Reserve enlistment and reenlistment bonus; and (2) the prior service enlistment bonus.
(Sec. 613) Extends through FY 1994 the aviation officer retention bonus, the reenlistment bonus for active duty members, the enlistment bonus for persons possessing critical skills, special pay for certain enlisted personnel assigned to high priority units, the Army enlistment bonus, and the repayment period for education loans received by certain health professionals who serve in the Selected Reserve. Amends the National Defense Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 1989, to extend through FY 1995 the special pay for critically short wartime health specialists serving in the Selected Reserve.
Subtitle C: Travel and Transportation Allowances- Increases from four to ten days the authorized period of lodging in connection with the reimbursement of temporary lodging expenses of military personnel.
(Sec. 622) Provides for the payment of losses incurred, or the collection of gains realized, due to fluctuations in foreign currency in connection with per diem payments made to military personnel for private housing outside the United States.
Subtitle D: Other Matters - Revises the definition of "dependent" for purposes of the payment of military allowances.
(Sec. 632) Allows the Secretary concerned to pay the charges of an educational institution in the case of warrant officers on active duty or full-time National Guard duty, and commissioned officers on full-time National Guard duty.
(Sec. 633) Expresses the sense of the Congress that the Secretary should ensure that a member of the armed forces whose home of record is outside the United States and is stationed inside the United States at the time of separation shall be eligible to receive the same amount of excess leave or permissive temporary duty as a member who is stationed overseas at the time of separation.
(Sec. 634) Provides special pay for certain members having a service-connected total disability rating.
Title VII: Health Care Provisions - Subtitle A: Health Care Services - Requires female members and former members of the armed forces entitled to medical care to also be entitled to primary and preventive health care services.
(Sec. 703) Authorizes the Secretary, after March 31, 1994, to expand the military dependents' dental program to include the dependents of certain members returning from overseas assignments. Applies Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services (CHAMPUS) payment rules for the spouse and dependent children of a member who dies while serving on active duty of more than 30 days.
Subtitle B: Changes to Existing Laws Regarding Health Care Management - Prohibits CHAMPUS health care services from including services determined to be not medically or psychologically necessary.
(Sec. 712) Provides additional procedures concerning the Secretary's authority to enter into personal services contracts to carry out health care responsibilities in DOD medical treatment facilities.
(Sec. 715) Revises provisions concerning the Federal preemption over State and local governments with regard to contracts for medical and dental care.
(Sec. 716) Authorizes the Secretary to conduct a specialized treatment facility program pursuant to regulations prescribed by the Secretary.
(Sec. 717) Amends the Department of Defense Authorization Act, 1984, to delay until December 31, 1996 (currently, 1993), certain termination authority with respect to the use of certain facilities as uniformed services treatment facilities. Revises provisions concerning the operation of a managed-care delivery and reimbursement model for such facilities.
(Sec. 719) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1993 to provide a flexible deadline (currently, no later than August 1, 1993) for the continuation of the CHAMPUS reform initiative in Hawaii and California. Clarifies certain conditions for expansion of such initiative to other locations.
(Sec. 721) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1993 to direct the Secretary to report to the Congress regarding current demonstration programs concerning the sale of pharmaceuticals.
Subtitle C: Other Matters - Directs the Secretary to prescribe and implement a health benefit option for covered beneficiaries eligible for health care under CHAMPUS.
(Sec. 733) Authorizes the Secretary to waive on a case-by-case basis certain limitations concerning the number of pathologists or scientists under contract with the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology.
(Sec. 734) Authorizes the Secretary to permit an automated medical record capability to be included in the DOD medical information system authorized under prior law.
(Sec. 735) Directs the Secretary to report to the Congress an evaluation of the provision of primary and preventive health care services to women through military medical facilities and CHAMPUS.
(Sec. 736) Directs the Secretary to provide for an independent study concerning the conducting of a series of medical studies during or prior to 1957 by the Air Force Arctic Aeromedical Laboratory, Ladd Air Force Base, Alaska.
(Sec. 737) Directs the Secretary to make available to interested parties a report concerning the CHAMPUS chiropractic demonstration.
(Sec. 738) Expresses the sense of the Congress encouraging the increased use of health care professionals in the reserve components to provide retired health military personnel with increased care.
Title VIII: Acquisition Policy, Acquisition Management, and Related Matters - Subtitle A: Defense Technology and Industrial Base, Reinvestment and Conversion - Directs the Secretary to establish an Industrial Preparedness Manufacturing Technology program to enhance industry's capability to meet DOD manufacturing needs. Provides funding.
(Sec. 802) Directs the Secretary to establish a University Research Initiative Support Program for the award of grants and contracts to eligible institutions of higher education to support the conduct of R&D relevant to DOD requirements. Provides funding.
Subtitle B: Acquisition Assistance Programs - Expands the definition of historically Black colleges and universities, for purposes of DOD's contract goals for disadvantaged and small businesses and certain institutions of higher education, to include any nonprofit research institution that was an integral part of a Black college or university before November, 14, 1986.
(Sec. 812) Earmarks specified funds authorized under this Act for the procurement technical assistance program and the pilot Mentor-Protege program. Extends the latter program admission date through FY 1995.
Subtitle C: Provisions to Revise and Consolidate Certain Defense Acquisition Laws - Repeals certain obsolete, redundant, or otherwise unnecessary laws applicable to DOD acquisition. Extends to DOD generally certain acquisition laws currently applicable to the Army and Air Force with regard to industrial mobilization and the temporary possession of manufacturing plants. Consolidates, repeals, or amends certain acquisition laws applicable to the Army, Navy, and Air Force, including provisions regarding the examination of vessels and the striking of vessels from the Naval Vessel Register.
(Sec. 825) Authorizes the Secretary or the Secretary of a military department to contract for liquid fuel and natural gas storage and maintenance. Provides additional authority relating to the acquisition of petroleum and natural gas. Authorizes a military department Secretary (currently, only the Secretary of Defense) to engage in basic, advanced, and applied R&D projects. Provides technical and clerical amendments relating to DOD acquisition laws.
Subtitle D: Defense Acquisition Pilot Programs - Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1991 to repeal: (1) the current limitation of six on the number of defense acquisition programs authorized to participate in the defense acquisition pilot program created under such Act; and (2) the requirement to designate participating programs as defense enterprise programs. Provides for the publication of program policies and guidelines and congressional notification. Directs the Secretary to propose that one or more participating programs utilize the concept of mission oriented program management. Expresses the sense of the Congress that the Secretary should seek, through the pilot program, a 25 percent reduction in defense acquisition management costs from the FY 1993 amount. Directs the Secretary to propose pilot program phases with accompanying phase funding and to provide an enhanced system of incentives for encouraging excellence in the work force of a participating acquisition program. Calls for simplification of the procurement contracting process. Directs the Secretary to collect and analyze information on contractor performance under the pilot program.
Subtitle E: Other Matters - Requires an even application of limitations concerning the amount that DOD may reimburse to an institution of higher education for allowable indirect costs under DOD contracts. Revises provisions concerning defense contractor dealings with entities owned or controlled by foreign governments.
(Sec. 843) Requires defense contractors to report to the Secretary any commercial transactions conducted by such contractors with terrorist countries or nationals of such country when the Secretary proposes to enter into a contract with such contractor for an amount in excess of $5,000,000.
(Sec. 844) Directs the Secretary to issue regulations governing DOD's authority to purchase goods and services under contracts entered into, or administered by, another agency. Authorizes the Director of the Advanced Research Projects Agency to carry out demonstration projects directly relevant to weapons or weapon systems proposed to be acquired or developed by DOD. Terminates such authority three years after enactment of this Act.
(Sec. 846) Authorizes the Secretary to contract with commercial entities that desire to conduct commercial test and evaluation activities at a major range and test facility installation, with certain limitations and requirements.
(Sec. 847) Directs the Comptroller General to conduct a study and report to the defense committees regarding the impact of contract bundling (the practice of consolidating two or more procurement requirements into a single large contract difficult to be awarded to a small business concern) on the participation of small businesses in DOD procurement. Prohibits competition between DOD and small businesses for certain maintenance contracts.
(Sec. 849) Prohibits, with a waiver, funds authorized under this Act from being expended by an entity unless such entity is in compliance with Buy American requirements.
Title IX: Department of Defense Organization and Management - Subtitle A: Office of the Secretary of Defense - Increases the pay level, and adds additional responsibilities, of the Comptroller General of DOD.
(Sec. 903) Establishes an Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, with appropriate duties. Redesignates the position of Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition as the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Technology.
(Sec. 905) Establishes an Assistant Secretary of Defense for Legislative Affairs.
Subtitle B: Professional Military Education - Expresses congressional findings regarding the continuing need to maintain separate professional military education schools and joint military education schools.
(Sec. 922) Authorizes the President of the National Defense University to confer the degree of master of science of national security strategy upon graduates of the National War College who fulfill necessary requirements.
(Sec. 923) Authorizes the Secretary to employ as many civilian professors, instructors, and lecturers as considered necessary at the National Defense University, the Foreign Language Center at the Defense Language Institute, and the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies.
Subtitle C: Joint Officer Personnel Policy - Prohibits, with specified exceptions, an officer on the active-duty list of the armed forces from being appointed to the grade of brigadier general or rear admiral (lower half) unless such officer has completed a full tour of duty in a joint duty assignment. Requires a report from the Secretary to the Congress concerning compliance with such prohibition by the service branches.
(Sec. 932) Authorizes joint duty credit for certain duty performed by officers during operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. Revises provisions concerning required post-education joint duty assignments for officers with the joint specialty.
Subtitle D: Other Matters - Directs the Secretary to report to the defense committees concerning a review of DOD activities ordered by the Secretary and identified as the Bottom Up Review.
(Sec. 944) Repeals a Federal provision which terminates the position of Director of Expeditionary Warfare on November 1, 1997.
(Sec. 945) Earmarks funds authorized by this Act for the CINC Initiative Fund.
Subtitle E: Commission on Roles and Missions of the Armed Forces - Establishes the Commission on Roles and Missions of the Armed Forces to: (1) review the current allocations among the armed forces of roles, missions, and functions; (2) evaluate alternative allocations; and (3) make recommendations for changes in the definition and distribution of such roles, missions, and functions. Provides related Commission duties and requires Commission reports. Provides for Commission termination.
Title X: Environmental Provisions - Directs the Secretary to report annually to the Congress on progress made in carrying out environmental restoration and compliance activities at military installations. Requires such reports to include payments made to defense contractors for the costs of environmental response actions.
(Sec. 1002) Indemnifies the purchases of closed defense property for releases of petroleum and petroleum derivatives (currently, only indemnified for hazardous substances, pollutants, or contaminants), as provided under the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1993.
(Sec. 1003) Amends the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships to: (1) phase in, by December 31, 2008, compliance by all Navy ships with certain pollution control requirements of such Act; (2) direct the Secretary of the Navy, within three years after enactment of this Act, to submit to the Congress a plan for naval ship compliance with requirements restricting discharges in special areas; (3) direct such Secretary to develop technologies and practices for solid waste management aboard ships owned or operated by the Navy; (4) direct the Secretary of Defense to publish in the Federal Register specified information concerning naval ship discharges and the names of ships equipped with plastic waste processors; (5) allow the President to waive the effective date of such requirements in the national interest; and (6) provide for the installation and phased-in use of plastic processors.
(Sec. 1004) Extends through FY 1996 the period for reimbursements for certain liability arising under hazardous waste contracts at defense facilities.
(Sec. 1005) Prohibits funds appropriated in FY 1994 from being obligated or expended for the purchase of surety bonds and other guaranties for the performance of any direct function of DOD.
Title XI: General Provisions - Subtitle A: Financial Matters - Authorizes the Secretary to transfer DOD authorizations made in this Division between any such authorizations for that fiscal year, with limitations. Requires congressional notification.
(Sec. 1102) Disallows funds authorized under this Act for the Department of Justice.
(Sec. 1103) Incorporates into this Act the Classified Annex prepared by the Conference Committee for this bill.
(Sec. 1105) Directs the Comptroller General to make periodic (currently, annual) audits of money and property accepted by DOD from foreign governments for U.S. defense activities.
(Sec. 1106) Requires the Secretary to report to the defense committees at least 30 days in advance of transferring any DOD funds to another Federal department or agency.
(Sec. 1107) Expresses the sense of the Congress requiring an objective assessment of future DOD defense budget actions.
(Sec. 1108) Directs the Secretary, whenever a defense operation is designated as a national contingency operation, to provide notice of such designation to the Congress. Waives the required reimbursement of support units of national contingency operations. Requires the Secretary to report to the Congress a financial plan for each such operation. Establishes a National Contingency Operation Personnel Fund for appropriate personnel costs of such operations. Requires the Comptroller General to undertake certain operation compliance reviews. Provides FY 1994 funding.
Subtitle B: Fiscal Year 1993 Authorization Matters - Provides the authority for the obligation of certain unauthorized FY 1993 defense appropriations.
(Sec. 1113) Authorizes appropriations for FY 1993 for certain defense operations, CHAMPUS, and the repair of flood damage at Camp Pendleton, California. Obligates a specified amount for such purposes from the National Security Education Trust Fund.
Subtitle C: Counter-Drug Activities - Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1991 to extend through FY 1995 certain DOD support for the counter-drug activities of other Federal departments and agencies. Adds aerial and ground reconnaissance to such authorized support. Provides funding.
(Sec. 1122) Directs the Secretary to establish procedures under which States and local governmental units may purchase through DOD law enforcement equipment suitable for counter-drug activities. Requires a report to the Congress concerning such procedures.
Subtitle D: Matters Relating to Reserve Components - Directs the Secretary to review Air Force plans to transfer heavy bomber units from the Air Force active duty to its reserve component, and to develop, and report to the defense committees on, a comprehensive plan for such proposed transfers.
Subtitle E: Awards and Decorations - Directs the Secretary concerned, for purposes of the awarding of the Purple Heart, to treat a member of the armed forces killed or wounded in action by friendly fire in the same manner as one killed or wounded by an enemy of the United States.
(Sec. 1142) Reaffirms the sense of the Congress supporting the awarding of the Navy Expeditionary Medal to participants in the Doolittle raid on Tokyo in April of 1942.
(Sec. 1143) Provides for the award of Gold Star lapel buttons to survivors of military personnel killed by terrorist acts.
Subtitle F: Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements - Terminates DOD reporting requirements determined by the Secretary (and listed and sent to the Congress) to be unnecessary or incompatible with the efficient management of DOD.
(Sec. 1152) Directs the head of each covered Federal department or agency to annually report to the Congress on each special access program carried out. Requires such agency or department head to notify the Congress of any proposed changes in the classification of such programs, as well as modifications or terminations of policies or criteria used for designating a program as a special access program. Provides for national security waivers of such requirements.
(Sec. 1153) Directs the Secretary to provide to the National Personnel Records Center in St. Louis, Missouri, such information and technical assistance as appropriate to assist the Center in establishing an indicator that will facilitate the searches for, and the selection of, military records of personnel based upon service in a theater of operations during the Vietnam Conflict. Requires a report.
(Sec. 1154) Directs the Secretary and the Secretary of Energy to report to specified congressional committees on manpower required to implement export controls on certain weapons transfers.
(Sec. 1155) Directs the Secretary to conduct a review, and report to the defense committees on, the food supply and distribution practices of DOD.
Subtitle G: Congressional Findings, Policies, Commendations, and Commemorations - Directs the Secretary to report to the defense committees before the consideration of the FY 1995 defense budget on the results of an evaluation of the benefits and costs of continued operation of the Extremely Low Frequency Communications System, as well as alternatives to such system.
(Sec. 1162) Expresses the sense of the Congress regarding the importance of retaining current funding levels for naval oceanographic survey and research.
(Sec. 1163) Expresses the sense of the Congress encouraging the reduction or cessation of reprocessing spent nuclear fuel to recover plutonium until certain environmental and proliferation concerns are resolved.
(Sec. 1164) Expresses the sense of the Senate prohibiting the entry into the United States of any person who was a member of Iraqi armed forces during the Persian Gulf War and who is currently in a refugee camp in Saudi Arabia.
(Sec. 1165) Recognizes the memorial to the USS Indianapolis in Indianapolis, Indiana, as a national memorial to the ship and its crew.
Subtitle H: Other Matters - Directs the Secretary to prescribe regulations for the handling of battlefield objects (war booty), allowing enemy material captured or abandoned to be turned over to military personnel if appropriately requested by such personnel.
(Sec. 1172) Directs the Secretary of the Air Force to determine unit assignment and basing location for any C-130 aircraft procured for the Air Reserve from FY 1992 or 1993 funds.
(Sec. 1173) Directs the Secretary to ensure that all DOD studies, reports, and other action taken concerning sealift and related intermodal transportation requirements take into consideration the full range of transportation and distribution capabilities from operators of privately owned U.S. vessels.
(Sec. 1176) Provides eligibility for burial in Arlington National Cemetery for former prisoners of war who served honorably and who die after the date of enactment of this Act.
(Sec. 1177) Redesignates the Hanford Arid Lands Ecology Reserve in Richland, Washington, as the Fitzner/Eberhardt Arid Lands Ecology Reserve.
(Sec. 1178) Authorizes the Secretary of the Air Force to establish and maintain an Aviation Leadership Program to provide undergraduate pilot training to personnel of air forces of friendly, less-developed foreign nations. Provides for supplies, clothing, and allowances.
(Sec. 1180) Authorizes the Secretary of the Navy to transfer the obsolete destroyer tender Yosemite to the nonprofit organization Ships at Sea for education and drug rehabilitation purposes.
(Sec. 1181) Authorizes the Secretary of the Navy to transfer the obsolete heavy cruiser USS Salem to the United States Naval Shipbuilding Museum, Quincy, Massachusetts.
(Sec. 1183) Directs the Secretary of Defense to review and report to the Congress on the procedural safeguards available to DOD civilian employees who are facing denial or revocation of security clearances.
(Sec. 1184) Earmarks funds from this Act for videotaping investigative interviews conducted by DOD.
(Sec. 1185) Directs the Secretary to review, and report to the defense committees on, the procedures of military departments for investigating deaths of military personnel that may have resulted from self-inflicted causes. Requires the Inspector General of DOD to review any such investigation and report results, together with any additional required action, to the Secretary of the military department involved.
(Sec. 1186) Authorizes the President to issue guarantees during FY 1994 against the risk of nonpayment arising out of loan financing of the sale of defense articles and services to NATO members, Israel, Australia, Japan, or the Republic of Korea. Requires the President to make certain certifications to the Congress with respect to such loan guarantees. Authorizes FY 1994 appropriations for such purpose. Provides for National Security Council review of such process.
Title XII: Cooperative Threat Reduction with States of Former Soviet Union - Cooperative Threat Reduction Act of 1993 - States that it is in the national security interest of the United States to facilitate within the independent States of the former Soviet Union the dismantling, safe transportation, storage, and elimination of its weapons of mass destruction and destabilizing conventional weapons. Authorizes the President to conduct programs to assist such States in their demilitarization, with restrictions. Requires certain Presidential certifications to the Congress with respect to such programs.
(Sec. 1204) Authorizes the President to designate a Demilitarization Enterprise Fund to receive grants and use grant proceeds to provide financial support to the former Soviet Union for industry demilitarization and the conversion of military technologies and capabilities into civilian activities. Requires the Secretary of State and the Administrator of the Agency for International Development to be consulted during the implementation of this section.
(Sec. 1205) Earmarks funds from this Act for cooperative threat reduction with States of the former Soviet Union, with limitations. Requires: (1) prior notification to the Congress before obligation of funds for programs to assist Soviet demilitarization; and (2) the President to report to the Congress on program activities carried out.
(Sec. 1209) Authorizes appropriations for FY 1993 for providing assistance to the independent States of the former Soviet Union. Authorizes the Secretary to transfer additional amounts from FY 1993 operation and maintenance funding for such purpose.
Title XIII: Defense Conversion, Reinvestment, and Transition Assistance - Defense Conversion, Reinvestment, and Transition Assistance Amendments of 1993 - Earmarks specified funds from this Act for defense conversion, reinvestment, and transition assistance programs (programs). Directs the Secretary to report to the Congress during FY 1994 through 1996 on the effectiveness of the programs.
Subtitle A: Defense Technology and Industrial Base, Defense Reinvestment, and Defense Conversion - Earmarks specified funds from this Act for activities of the defense dual-use (military and civilian) partnership program for FY 1994.
(Sec. 1314) Allows medium-sized businesses (currently, only small businesses) to be eligible for loan guarantees under the defense dual-use assistance extension program.
(Sec. 1315) Directs the Secretary to ensure that the amount of funds provided to a dual-use technologies partnership does not exceed 50 percent of the total cost of partnership activities. (Currently, the amount allowed is the total amount provided by non-governmental participants in the partnership.) Authorizes the Secretary to prescribe regulations to provide for the consideration of in-kind contributions by such non-governmental entities. Allows small business participants to use funds received under the Small Business Innovation Research Program or the Small Business Technology Transfer Program for partnership activities. Authorizes the Secretary to prescribe regulations for the consideration of in-kind contributions by non-governmental participants in regional technology alliances and manufacturing extension programs, again allowing small businesses to utilize the funds received under the above programs for partnership participation activities. Directs the Secretary to ensure that, under all such alliances and programs, the principal economic benefits of such partnerships and other arrangements accrue to the economy of the United States.
Subtitle B: Community Adjustment and Assistance Programs - Earmarks funds from this Act for community adjustment and economic diversification assistance (CADA). Authorizes the Secretary to use between 25 and 50 percent of FY 1994 CADA funds to make grants and agreements to assist State and local governments in planning and carrying out CADA programs in communities adversely affected by large employment losses due to base closures and realignments.
(Sec. 1323) Amends the Defense Conversion, Reinvestment, and Transition Assistance Act of 1992 to continue through FY 1994 a pilot program concerning economic adjustment planning. Provides FY 1994 funding.
Subtitle C: Personnel Adjustment, Education, and Training Programs - Allows members and former members of the armed forces to apply for a DOD teacher or teacher's aide placement program within one year after discharge from service. (Currently, such application must be made before such discharge.) Allows members five years from the date of discharge to meet the educational qualification standards for the placement program. Extends from two to five years the period of required employment as a teacher or teacher's aide with a local educational agency. Revises the amount of grant payments used to pay part of the basic salary of such teachers and aides.
(Sec. 1332) Authorizes the Secretary to establish a program to assist eligible members of the armed forces to obtain employment as law enforcement officers with State and local law enforcement agencies upon their discharge or release from active duty. Provides for: (1) member eligibility; (2) selection of participants by the Secretary; (3) grants to States and local governments for partial payment of salaries of participants; and (4) agreements with States to allow such State to arrange the| placement of participants in its program.
Authorizes the Secretary to establish a program to assist members to obtain employment with health care providers upon discharge or release from active duty. Outlines similar eligibility, selection, grant, and agreement requirements as above.
(Sec. 1333) Authorizes the Secretary to establish a program to provide demonstration grants to institutions of higher education to assist them in providing education and training in environmental restoration and hazardous waste management to eligible dislocated defense workers and individuals between 16 and 25 years of age. Outlines provisions concerning eligibility requirements, program elements, selection of participants, grant limits, and reporting requirements.
(Sec. 1334) Authorizes the Secretary to establish a scholarship program to provide eligible individuals with training and education regarding environmental engineering, environmental sciences, or environmental project management in fields related to hazardous waste management and cleanup activities. Outlines provisions concerning eligible individuals and institutions of higher education, the awarding of scholarships, application requirements and deadlines, and reporting requirements. Provides funding from a prior-year defense authorization Act.
(Sec. 1335) Authorizes the Secretary to establish a program to provide training to eligible civilian DOD employees to qualify them to carry out environmental assessment, remediation, and restoration activities at military installations closed or to be closed. Outlines requirements, including a training priority for employees at a military installation the closure of which will result in the termination of at least 1,000 civilian DOD employees.
(Sec. 1337) Authorizes the Secretary to establish a demonstration program to promote the training and employment of veterans in the construction and hazardous waste remediation industries. Provides grants to organizations that provide such training and employment to veterans. Outlines provisions concerning eligible veterans, hazardous waste operations training goals, per participant expenditure limitations, and required reports.
(Sec. 1338) Amends the Service Members Occupational Conversion and Training Act of 1992 to provide funds from a prior-year defense authorization Act for making payments to employers providing occupational conversion training and employment under such Act. Extends certain time periods for application and initiation of training. Revises provisions of the Job Training Partnership Act with respect to DOD civilian employee eligibility and demonstration projects for the defense diversification program under such Act.
Subtitle D: National Shipbuilding Initiative - National Shipbuilding and Shipyard Conversion Act of 1993 - Establishes a National Shipbuilding Initiative program to consist of: (1) a financial incentives program to provide loan guarantees to initiate commercial ship construction, encourage shipyard modernization, and support increased productivity; (2) a technology development program; and (3) enhanced support for specified Navy shipbuilding programs. Directs the Secretary to designate the Advanced Research Projects Agency of DOD as the lead agency for Initiative activities, with specified functions. Provides for financial commitment of non-governmental participants in the Initiative, and allows the Secretary to provide up to 50 percent of the cost of technology development and transfer activities under the Initiative.
(Sec. 1355) Amends the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, to authorize the Secretary of Transportation to make loan guarantees for certain eligible export vessels. Establishes an interagency council to obtain information and provide guidance to such Secretary concerning shipbuilding loan guarantees, direct and indirect subsidies, and other favorable treatment of shipyards provided by foreign governments to shipyards in competition with U.S. shipyards. Requires an annual report from such Secretary. Provides limitations on such loan guarantee obligations. Authorizes such Secretary to guarantee, or commit to guarantee, principal and interest payments on an obligation for advanced shipbuilding technology and modern shipbuilding technology of a general shipyard facility located in the United States. Requires all shipyards receiving such assistance under title XI of such Act to be a private U.S. shipyard.
(Sec. 1359) Earmarks funds authorized under this Act for transfer to the Secretary of Transportation for loan guarantee commitments under the Merchant Marine Act, 1936. Provides for court sale to enforce a preferred mortgage lien on export vessels whose mortgages have been guaranteed under such Act. Authorizes appropriations for FY 1994 to the Secretary of Transportation for administrative costs related to new loan guarantee commitments. Requires such Secretary to prescribe appropriate loan guarantee regulations.
(Sec. 1362) Directs the Secretary of Defense to conduct shipyard conversion and reuse studies with respect to the Charleston Naval Shipyard, Charleston, South Carolina, and the Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California.
Subtitle E: Other Matters - Encourages the Secretary, from funds authorized under this Act for the purchase of administrative vehicles, to use at least ten percent of such funds to purchase or lease vehicles producing zero or very low exhaust emissions.
(Sec. 1372) Revises Federal provisions concerning notice to contractors, and employees of such contractor, of the termination or substantial reduction in major defense programs. Provides for the withdrawal of notification upon a finding by the Secretary that sufficient funding exists for the major defense program to continue.
(Sec. 1373) Authorizes the Secretary of Labor to carry out a demonstration project to establish one or more regional retraining services clearinghouses to serve: (1) military personnel discharged or released from active duty; (2) civilian DOD employees terminated as a result of defense spending reductions or the closure of military installations; and (3) employees of defense contractors who were terminated or laid off as a result of completion or termination of a defense contract or reduction in defense spending. Provides clearinghouses funding.
(Sec. 1374) Authorizes the Secretary of the Navy to conduct a demonstration project to test the use of Navy facilities to provide employment training to nonviolent offenders in a State penal system prior to their release from incarceration.
Title XIV: Matters Relating to Allies and Other Nations - Subtitle A: Defense Burden Sharing - Expresses the sense of the Congress with regard to the continued importance of the forward presence of U.S. military personnel stationed overseas. Calls for the continuance of U.S. overseas basing costs, as well as the sharing of such costs with countries benefitting from such U.S. presence. Places an FY 1994 limitation on overseas basing activity costs. Requires defense burdensharing contributions from any country or regional organization designated by the Secretary. (Currently, such required contributions are limited to NATO countries, Japan, Kuwait, and the Republic of Korea.)
Subtitle B: North Atlantic Treaty Organization - Expresses certain findings with respect to the success of NATO and its changing role in light of the post-Cold War era. Directs the President to report to specified congressional committees with regard to the manner in which NATO should adapt to changing world conditions and continue under such conditions, including restructuring of forces, the formulation and implementation of new strategies and policies, and possible expansion to include traditionally neutral nations. Modifies certain reporting requirements with respect to NATO. Expresses the sense of the Congress urging the Secretary to expedite the submission of a required report on allied contributions to the common defense, as required under prior law.
(Sec. 1413) Makes permanent (currently expired as of the end of FY 1993) the authority of the Secretary to carry out with NATO countries a memorandum of understanding with respect to the Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) program.
Subtitle C: Export of Defense Articles - Amends the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to extend the authority for certain foreign governments to receive excess defense articles to those who received U.S. foreign military assistance funds in FY 1991 or 1992 (currently, only 1991).
(Sec. 1422) Directs the Secretary to report to the Congress an assessment of the effects of increased use of dual-use and commercial technologies and items by DOD on the ability of the United States to control the export of sensitive dual-use technologies and items to nations for whom such receipt would be contrary to U.S. national security interests.
(Sec. 1423) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1993 to extend through October 23, 1995, the moratorium on the export of anti-personnel landmines.
Subtitle D: Other Matters - Authorizes a firm of any NATO-member nation or of any major non-NATO ally to bid on any contract for the maintenance, repair, or overhaul of DOD equipment located outside the United States and awarded under competitive procedures as part of the DOD Overseas Workload Program.
(Sec. 1432) Prohibits, as of January 1, 1995, the U.S. purchase, construction, lease, or other occupation of any facility as an embassy or related function in Germany unless such facility is purchased or funded by the government of Germany as an offset for the value of certain facilities returned to Germany by the U.S. Government.
(Sec. 1433) Expresses congressional consent to post-retirement employment of former military personnel with newly democratic nations. Continues entitlement to all retired pay and benefits in effect before such employment.
(Sec. 1434) Directs the Secretary to report semiannually to specified congressional committees on efforts made to seek compensation from the Government of Peru for the death and wounding of certain U.S. servicemen off the Peruvian coast. Title XV: International Peacekeeping and Humanitarian Activities - Subtitle A: Assistance Activities - Authorizes the Secretary to provide assistance during FY 1994 for international peacekeeping activities, with specified limitations.
(Sec. 1502) Directs the President to report to specified congressional committees on U.S. policy on multinational| peacekeeping and peace enforcement.
(Sec. 1503) Earmarks specified funds authorized under this Act for efforts toward military-to-military contacts and comparable activities designed to assist the military forces of other countries in understanding the role of military forces in a democratic society.
(Sec. 1504) Directs the Secretary to report to specified congressional committees on humanitarian assistance activities planned by DOD during FY 1995. Earmarks funds authorized by this Act for such purpose.
Subtitle B: Policies Regarding Specific Countries - Prohibits funds appropriated or otherwise made available by law from being obligated or expended on behalf of the governments of Serbia or Montenegro. Calls for U.S. opposition among international financial institutions for any such assistance, with an exception and Presidential waiver authority.
(Sec. 1512) Urges the President to consult closely with the Congress concerning appropriate further policy toward Somalia. Calls for replacing U.S. military forces there with United Nations forces. Asks that the President seek and receive, by November 15, 1993, congressional authorization for the continued deployment of U.S. forces there.
Title XVI: Arms Control Matters - Subtitle A: Programs in Support of the Prevention and Control of Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction - Directs the President to study and report to the Congress concerning the global proliferation of strategic and advanced conventional military weapons and its related equipment and technology. Directs the President to establish an Advisory Board on Arms Proliferation Policy, with appropriate duties. Extends through FY 1994 the authorization of appropriations for the international nonproliferation initiative under the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1993.
(Sec. 1603) Authorizes the Secretary during FY 1994 to conduct studies (and report to the Congress) and analysis programs in support of U.S. nonproliferation policy. Provides funding, with restrictions.
(Sec. 1604) Expresses the sense of the Congress that the United States should always retain the ability to prevent and counter the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.
(Sec. 1605) Establishes a Non-Proliferation Program Review Committee to: (1) optimize funding for, and ensure the development and deployment of, technologies and capabilities in support of U.S. non-proliferation policy; and (2) identify and eliminate redundancies and uncoordinated efforts in such technologies and capabilities. Directs the Secretary to report to the Congress on Committee findings.
Subtitle B: International Nonproliferation Activities - States that it should be the policy of the United States to pursue a comprehensive policy to end the further spread of nuclear weapons capability, reduce nuclear proliferation where it has occurred, and prevent the use of nuclear weapons anywhere in the world. Provides additional activities to be pursued in furtherance of such policy. Requires a report from the President to the Congress.
(Sec. 1612) Prohibits any assistance to Russia for the construction of a plutonium storage facility until the President certifies to the Congress assuring Russia's commitment to halt the chemical separation of weapons-grade plutonium from spent nuclear fuel.
Requires a report from the President on efforts to secure such a commitment.
(Sec. 1613) Urges continued pressure from the President and certain international organizations on North Korea to adhere to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, and to provide full access to the International Atomic Energy Agency for purposes of on-site inspections to ensure such adherence.
(Sec. 1614) Supports the strict interpretation of the Missile Technology Control Regime concerning export restrictions placed upon both space launch vehicle and missile technologies and its effect on reducing the possible use of such technologies to deliver weapons of mass destruction.
Title XVII: Chemical and Biological Weapons Defense - Directs the Secretary to carry out the U.S. chemical and biological defense program. Provides for management and oversight, funding for fiscal years after 1994, and a review (and report by the Secretary) of the management structure of the DOD chemical and biological warfare defense program.
(Sec. 1702) Directs the Secretary to consolidate all chemical and biological warfare defense training activities of DOD at the U.S. Army Chemical School.
(Sec. 1703) Directs the Secretary to include in a required annual report to the Congress information with respect to chemical and biological warfare defense.
(Sec. 1704) Expresses the sense of the Congress that the President should strengthen Federal interagency emergency planning for detection and response to terrorist threats concerning the use of chemical or biological weapons.
Division B: Military Construction Authorizations - Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1994 - Title XXI (sic): Army - Authorizes the Secretary of the Army to acquire real property and carry out military construction projects in specified amounts at specified installations and locations. Authorizes the Secretary to construct or acquire military family housing units, to carry out architectural planning and design activities, and to improve existing military family housing units in specified amounts. Authorizes appropriations to the Army for fiscal years after 1993 for military construction, land acquisition, and military family housing functions of the Army. Limits the total cost of construction projects authorized in this title. Terminates the authority to carry out certain prior year Army construction projects. Prohibits Army authorized funds from being used to construct a new chemical munitions disposal facility at Anniston Army Depot, Alabama, until the Secretary makes certain certifications to the Congress.
Title XXII: Navy - Provides, with respect to the Navy, authorizations and terminations paralleling those provided for the Army under title XXI.
Title XXIII: Air Force - Provides, with respect to the Air Force, authorizations and terminations paralleling those provided for the Army under title XXI. Provides for the relocation of certain Air Force construction projects. Provides for certain fund transfers within the Air Force.
Title XXIV: Defense Agencies - Authorizes the Secretary of Defense to acquire real property and carry out military construction projects in specified amounts at specified installations and locations.
(Sec. 2402) Authorizes the Secretary to carry out certain energy conservation projects. Authorizes appropriations to DOD for fiscal years after 1993 for military construction, land acquisition, and military family housing functions of DOD. Limits the total cost of construction projects authorized in this title. Terminates the authority to carry out certain FY 1992 military construction projects.
Title XXV: North Atlantic Treaty Organization Infrastructure - Authorizes the Secretary of Defense to make contributions to the NATO Infrastructure Program and authorizes appropriations for fiscal years after 1993 for such contributions.
Title XXVI: Guard and Reserve Forces Facilities - Authorizes appropriations for fiscal years after 1993 for the Guard and Reserve forces for acquisition, architectural planning and design activities, and construction of facilities. Reduces the amount authorized to be appropriated for certain prior year Reserve military construction projects. Authorizes the Secretary of the Army to construct at Fort McPherson, Georgia, a U.S. Army Reserve Command headquarters facility, limiting the total cost of the project. Limits the total cost of construction projects authorized in this title.
Title XXVII: Expiration of Authorizations - Terminates all authorizations contained in titles XXI through XXVI of this Act on October 1, 1996, or the date of enactment of an Act authorizing funds for military construction for FY 1997, whichever is later. Extends certain prior year military construction projects.
Title XXVIII: General Provisions - Subtitle A: Military Construction Program and Military Family Housing Changes - Revises certain lease requirements with respect to the military family housing rental program.
(Sec. 2802) Authorizes the use of proceeds from the sale of electricity from generation facilities for certain military construction projects.
(Sec. 2803) Authorizes the Secretary to permit and encourage each military department, defense agency, and other DOD instrumentality to participate in programs conducted by a utility for the management of water demand or for water conservation. Authorizes the Secretary to carry out a military construction project for water conservation using funds appropriated for such purpose, after notification to specified congressional committees.
(Sec. 2805) Authorizes the military Secretary concerned to acquire an existing facility at or near a military installation in lieu of carrying out a construction project authorized by law for a military installation. Allows such acquired facilities to be appropriately modified to fit the use for which the military construction project was authorized. Requires specified congressional committees to be notified and a 30-day waiting period after such notification.
(Sec. 2807) Extends through FY 1995 the authority to lease real property for military special operations activities.
Subtitle B: Land Transactions Generally - Authorizes the Secretary of the Navy to convey to: (1) Broward County, Florida, a portion of the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Florida; (2) Virginia Beach, Virginia, a portion of the Naval Air Station Oceana in Virginia Beach; and (3) Peck Iron and Metal Company, Inc. certain real property in Portsmouth, Virginia, that is currently leased to Peck by the Navy. Directs the Secretary of the Navy to convey to Portsmouth a portion of the Craney Island Fuel Depot, Naval Supply Center, Norfolk, Virginia. Authorizes the Secretary of the: (1) Army to convey to Middleton, Iowa, certain real property at the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant; (2) Air Force to convey to Conrad, Montana, portions of the Radar Bomb Scoring Site in Conrad; and (3) Navy to convey to the Division of Railways, South Carolina Department of Commerce, a portion of the Charleston Naval Weapons Station South Annex in North Charleston. Directs the Secretary of the Army, if he determines the land to be excess to the needs of the Army, to convey to the Northern Rockies Heritage Center in Montana a portion of real property in Fort Missoula, Montana. Authorizes the Secretary of the Navy to: (1) acquire the Navy Large Cavitation Channel in Memphis, Tennessee; and (2) grant to Honolulu, Hawaii, an easement at the West Loch Branch, Naval Magazine Lualualei, Hawaii. Authorizes the Secretary of the Army to release the reversionary interest in the Old Spanish Trail Armory, Harris County, Texas. Directs the Secretary of Defense to review, and report to the Congress on, a proposed military lands exchange between Fort Sheridan, Illinois, and Arlington County, Virginia.
Subtitle C: Changes in Existing Land Transaction Authority - Makes various modifications with respect to current land transaction authority for: (1) the land conveyance at New London, Connecticut; (2) the termination of lease and sale of facilities at the Naval Reserve Center, Atlanta, Georgia; (3) the lease authority at the Naval Supply Center, Oakland, California; and (4) the leasing of Hunters Point Naval Shipyard, San Francisco, California.
Subtitle D: Land Transactions Involving Utilities - Authorizes the Secretary of the Army to convey to: (1) Washington Gas Company, Virginia, the natural gas distribution system at Fort Belvoir, Virginia; (2) American Water Company, Virginia, the water distribution system at Fort Lee, Virginia; and (3) Blackstone, Virginia, the waste water treatment facility at Fort Pickett, Virginia.
(Sec. 2844) Authorizes the Secretary of the: (1) Army to convey to New Windsor, New York, the water distribution system and reservoir at the Stewart Army Subpost, New York; (2) Navy to convey to the Bureau of Electricity of Alameda, California, the electric power distribution system at the Naval Air Station in Alameda; (3) Army to convey to the Jersey Central Power and Light Company, New Jersey, the electricity distribution system at Fort Dix, New Jersey; and (4) Navy to lease to Tri-City Municipal Water District, California, a portion of the Marine Corps Base, Camp Pendleton, California, for mutual use of its water extraction and distribution facilities.
Subtitle E: Other Matters - Empowers the Administrator of General Services (currently, the Secretary of the Air Force) with the authority to convey to adjacent landowners certain real property at missile sites. Requires notification to each adjacent landowner when such property becomes available. Requires competitive bidding for such sales.
(Sec. 2852) Prohibits FY 1994 DOD funds from being used for architectural planning and design services in connection with the DOD vaccine production facility. Requires a report.
(Sec. 2853) Authorizes the Secretary of the Army to make a grant to the Fairfax County School Board, Virginia, for the construction of a public elementary school in the vicinity of Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Limits the grant amount.
(Sec. 2855) Directs the Secretary of the Army to construct a flood control project for Coyote and Berryessa Creeks, California, using amounts appropriated for FY 1994 for civil works activities of the Corps of Engineers.
(Sec. 2856) Provides certain restrictions with respect to land transfers at the Presidio in San Francisco, California.
Title XXIX: Defense Base Closure and Realignment - Subtitle A: Base Closure Community Assistance - Directs the Secretary, within six months after enactment of this Act, to inventory personal property within each military installation to be closed and identify items that will support the implementation of a redevelopment plan for such installation. Requires a redevelopment plan for each such installation. Prohibits items identified from being transferred to another installation or otherwise disposed of, with exceptions. Applies such requirements to military installations being closed under either the Defense Authorization Amendments and Base Closure and Realignment Act or the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act of 1990. Amends each such Act to authorize the Secretary to transfer real and personal property at a military installation to be closed to the redevelopment authority for such installation, for appropriate use. Directs the Secretary to take into consideration, as part of such transfers, the local and regional economic developmental needs of the area.
(Sec. 2904) Amends each of the above base closure Acts to: (1) direct the Secretary to take appropriate action to provide for expedited determinations of the transferability of excess property at installations to be closed under such Acts, taking into consideration the best interests of the affected local communities; (2) direct the Secretary to inform the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) of property at installations to be closed which may be suitable for assistance to the homeless; (3) direct the HUD Secretary to publish such information in the Federal Register and make the information available to interested parties; (4) allow a redevelopment authority of such an installation to utilize such property for appropriate purposes; (5) authorize the Secretary to contract with local governments for the provision of police, fire, airfield, and certain other community services at military installations to be closed if such contracts are in the best interests of DOD; and (6) authorize the Secretary to transfer property at installations to be closed to entities paying for the cost of environmental restoration activities on the property. Authorizes the Secretary to lease property at installations to be closed if such lease would facilitate State or local economic adjustment efforts.
(Sec. 2909) Expresses the sense of the Congress that the Secretary take all practicable action to make available surplus military equipment to communities suffering significant adverse economic circumstances as a result of the closure of a military installation.
(Sec. 2911) Directs the Secretary, within 12 months after a redevelopment plan is submitted for a military installation to be closed under a base closure law, to comply with any environmental requirements with respect to such installation.
(Sec. 2912) Directs the Secretary, in entering into contracts with private entities as part of the closure or realignment of a military installation, to give preference to qualified local and small businesses and small disadvantaged businesses.
(Sec. 2913) Requires the Secretary to approve or reject within seven days the application of State and local governments for community adjustment and diversification assistance due to closed military installations in their area. Allows funds available to the Economic Development Administration under prior law to be used to provide such assistance.
(Sec. 2915) Directs the Secretary to designate a transition coordinator for each military installation to be closed or realigned under a base closure law, with appropriate responsibilities.
(Sec. 2916) Expresses the sense of the Congress that the Secretary conduct seminars for each community in which an installation is to be closed to provide information concerning Federal programs for the reuse or redevelopment of such installation.
(Sec. 2917) Directs the Secretary to conduct a study (and report to the Congress) determining the feasibility of assisting local communities affected by military base closures and realignments.
Subtitle B: Other Matters - Amends the base closure laws to provide for transfer into the Defense Base Closure Account 1990 of proceeds received after September 30, 1995, from the transfer or disposal of property at a former military installation. Provides appropriate Account uses.
(Sec. 2922) Directs that if the Secretary recommends to the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission that an installation be closed or realigned, and recommends another installation at which the functions of the former installation should be transferred, then funds in the Defense Base Closure Account 1990 received as proceeds from the sale or disposition of the former installation may not be used for military construction in support of the transfer of functions to any other installation than the one recommended.
(Sec. 2924) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1993 to require the Secretary to include within a required report certain information with respect to overseas military installations being closed or realigned, negotiations with host governments for the sale of such property to such government, the cost of improvements to such property before sale or other disposition, and review of such actions and payments by the Office of Management and Budget.
(Sec. 2925) Expresses the sense of the Congress that the Secretary consider the amount of direct costs to other Federal departments and agencies of any base closures or realignments. Requires a report.
(Sec. 2927) Amends the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 to authorize the Administrator of General Services (for nondefense Federal property) or the Secretary (for property located at a military installation to be closed or realigned) to assign to the Secretary of Transportation for disposal surplus real property that the latter Secretary recommends as needed for the development or operation of a port facility. Provides transfer conditions and limitations.
(Sec. 2928) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 1992 and 1993 to allow all depository institutions (currently, only credit unions) to receive consideration for the transfer of financial facilities of closed military installations.
(Sec. 2929) Provides, for a ten-year period beginning on the date of enactment of this Act, that the electric power allocations provided by the Western Area Power Administration from the Central Valley Project to military installations in California approved for closure under a base closure law shall be reserved for sale to preference entities that agree to use such power to promote economic development in the area of a closed or realigned military installation.
(Sec. 2930) Amends the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act of 1990 to require all testimony before the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission to be given under oath.
Division C: Department of Energy National Security Authorizations and Other Authorizations - Title XXXI (sic): Department of Energy National Security Programs - Subtitle A: National Security Programs Authorizations - Authorizes appropriations to the Department of Energy (DOE) for FY 1994 for operating expenses incurred and for plant projects and capital equipment necessary in carrying out national security programs in the following areas: (1) weapons activities; (2) environmental restoration and waste management; (3) nuclear materials support and other defense programs; and (4) defense nuclear waste disposal.
Subtitle B: Recurring General Provisions - Prohibits the use of funds appropriated pursuant to this title for: (1) the cost of a program exceeding 105 percent of the program authorization or $10,000,000 more than the amount authorized, whichever is the lesser; or (2) programs which have not been presented to, or requested of, the Congress, unless the Secretary of Energy (Secretary, for purposes of this title only) transmits to specified congressional committees a full statement of the action proposed and 30 days have expired since such notification.
(Sec. 3122) Places certain funding limits (requiring congressional reports when amounts exceed such limits) for general plant and construction projects of DOE. Provides fund transfer authority.
(Sec. 3125) Authorizes the Secretary to carry out advance planning and construction design services in connection with proposed construction projects not exceeding $2,000,000, requiring certain congressional notification for projects exceeding $300,000. Authorizes the use of DOE funds for emergency planning, design, and construction services in order to meet the needs of national defense or to protect property, public health and safety. Makes funds available for management and support activities and for general plant projects under this Subtitle available for all DOE national security programs.
Subtitle C: Program Authorizations, Restrictions, and Limitations - Earmarks DOE funds for the defense inertial confinement fusion program.
(Sec. 3132) Authorizes the Secretary to pay to the Hazardous Substances Response Trust a specified sum representing the payment of a penalty assessed against a DOE project in Hanford, Washington.
(Sec. 3133) Authorizes the Secretary to use specified DOE funds to reimburse certain Colorado cities for the cost of implementing water management programs. Authorizes the Secretary to use FY 1994 DOE funds for technology transfer activities and for cooperative R&D agreements and partnerships.
(Sec. 3135) Directs the Secretary to report to the Congress a plan for the expenditure of funds to foster technology transfer to, and economic development activities in, the communities surrounding the Savannah River Site, South Carolina.
(Sec. 3136) States as the policy of the United States a prohibition on R&D of low-yield nuclear weapons. Earmarks specified DOE funds for the testing of nuclear weapons.
(Sec. 3138) Directs the Secretary to establish a stewardship program to ensure the preservation of the core intellectual and technical competencies of the United States in nuclear weapons. Earmarks DOE funds for such purpose.
(Sec. 3139) Limits funding for DOE national security programs until the Secretary submits a five-year budget plan for such programs to the defense committees. Prohibits funding for an expended core facility dry cell project in Idaho until shipment of spent naval nuclear fuel to the Idaho Engineering Laboratory is resumed.
(Sec. 3141) Earmarks specified FY 1994 DOE funds for: (1) the Scholarship and Fellowship Program for Environmental Restoration and Waste Management; (2) a hazardous materials management and emergency response training program; (3) activities related to the Hanford health information network; and (4) verification and control technology.
(Sec. 3145) Directs the Secretary to evaluate, and issue an environmental impact statement with respect to, future DOE tritium production requirements.
Subtitle D: Other Matters - Provides DOE regulation of the receipt and storage of spent nuclear fuel at the Savannah River, South Carolina, defense nuclear facility.
(Sec. 3152) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 1989, to extend through March 31, 1999, the authorized contract renewal period for review of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in New Mexico.
(Sec. 3153) Directs the Secretary to submit to the Congress an initial and annual reports concerning environmental restoration and waste management activities at DOE nuclear facilities. Requires status and variance reports to be included.
(Sec. 3154) Amends the Department of Energy Organization Act to authorize the Secretary to lease real property and related personal property at DOE weapons production facilities, with certain lease conditions.
(Sec. 3155) Authorizes the Secretary to transfer property at a DOE facility that is to be closed or reconfigured.
(Sec. 3156) Amends the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 to require the Secretary to report annually to the defense committees on DOE special access programs carried out under DOE atomic energy defense activities. Requires related reports and information with respect to such special access programs.
(Sec. 3157) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 1989, to: (1) allow the Secretary to loan to community-based organizations personnel and facilities at the Savannah River, South Carolina, and Oak Ridge, Tennessee, nuclear facilities; and (2) extend the authority for both programs through September 30, 1995.
(Sec. 3159) Requires, as a DOE contract goal for small disadvantaged businesses and institutions of higher education related to historically Black colleges and universities, a goal of five percent annually of DOE national security program contracts entered into under competitive procedures.
(Sec. 3160) Amends the Stevenson-Wydler Technology Innovation Act of 1980 to include in its coverage the production, maintenance, testing, or dismantlement of a nuclear weapon or its components.
(Sec. 3161) Amends the Department of Energy Organization Act to: (1) authorize the Secretary, on a case-by-case basis, to waive certain conflict of interest requirements for covered supervisory DOE employees if considered in the best interests of DOE; and (2) direct the Secretary to report to specified congressional committees with respect to the conflict of interest provisions of such Act.
Title XXXII: Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board - Authorizes appropriations for FY 1994 for the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board. Requires transmission to the Congress of certain information prepared by such Board under the Atomic Energy Act of 1954.
Title XXXIII: National Defense Stockpile - Subtitle A: Authorizations of Disposals and Use of Funds - Authorizes the President to dispose of excess and obsolete materials contained in the National Defense Stockpile (NDS). Revises the authority to dispose of chromite and manganese ores in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1993. Authorizes the NDS Manager to upgrade NDS stocks of chromium ore into high purity chromium metal.
Subtitle B: Programmatic Changes - Amends the Strategic and Critical Materials Stock Piling Act to: (1) provide NDS goals for the period after October 1, 1994; (2) modify certain congressional notification requirements concerning deviations from annual NDS materials plans; (3) allow funds from the National Defense Stockpile Transaction Fund to be used for employee pay and other expenses of the NDS program; and (4) revise the national emergency planning assumptions with respect to NDS requirements for the period after October 1, 1994.
Title XXXIV: Civil Defense - Authorizes appropriations for FY 1994 for carrying out the Federal Civil Defense Act of 1950. Amends such Act to provide a declaration of policy with respect to U.S. civil defense. Allows funds made available to States under such Act to be used to prepare for and respond to hazards.
Title XXXV: Panama Canal Commission - Panama Canal Commission Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1994 - Authorizes the Panama Canal Commission to make such expenditures as necessary for the operation, maintenance, and improvement of the Panama Canal for FY 1994, with specified limitations. Authorizes up to 35 passenger motor vehicles to be purchased for transporting Commission personnel across the Isthmus of Panama. Grants congressional consent to the acceptance by non-U.S.-citizen Commission employees of civil employment with Panamanian agencies and organizations. Amends the Panama Canal Act of 1979 to revise certain employee grievance procedures.