S.1298 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1994103rd Congress (1993-1994)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Nunn, Sam [D-GA] (Introduced 07/27/1993)|
|Committees:||Senate - Armed Services|
|Committee Reports:||S.Rept 103-112|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 10/06/1993 Senate incorporated this measure in H.R. 2401 as an amendment. (consideration: CR S13135) (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
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Summary: S.1298 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)
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TABLE OF CONTENTS:
Division A: Department of Defense Authorizations
Title I: Procurement
Subtitle A: Funding Authorizations
Subtitle B: Army Programs
Subtitle C: Air Force Programs
Subtitle D: Other Programs
Title II: Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation
Subtitle A: Authorizations
Subtitle B: Program Requirements, Restrictions, and
Subtitle C: Missile Defense Programs
Subtitle D: Other Matters
Subtitle E: Programs in Support of the Prevention
and Control of Proliferation of Weapons of Mass
Title III: Operation and Maintenance
Subtitle A: Authorization of Appropriations
Subtitle B: Defense Business Operations Fund
Subtitle C: Environmental Provisions
Subtitle D: Other Matters
Title IV: Military Personnel Authorizations
Subtitle A: Active Forces
Subtitle B: Reserve Forces
Subtitle C: Military Training Student Loads
Subtitle D: Authorizations of Appropriations
Title V: Military Personnel Policy
Subtitle A: Officer Personnel Policy
Subtitle B: Reserve Components
Subtitle C: Service Academies
Subtitle D: Force Reduction Transition
Subtitle E: Other Matters
Title VI: Compensation and Other Personnel Benefits
Subtitle A: Pay and Allowances
Subtitle B: Bonuses, Special Pay, and Incentive Pay
Subtitle C: Travel and Transportation Allowances
Subtitle D: Matters Related to Retired Pay and
Subtitle E: Benefits for Former POWs and Other
Members Held Captive
Subtitle F: Other Matters
Title VII: Health Care Provisions
Title VIII: Acquisition Policy
Subtitle A: Defense Technology and Industrial
Base, Reinvestment, and Conversion
Subtitle B: Acquisition Assistance Programs
Subtitle C: Other Matters
Subtitle D: Defense Acquisition Pilot Program
Title IX: Department of Defense Organization and
Title X: General Provisions
Subtitle A: Financial Matters
Subtitle B: Fiscal Year 1993 Authorization Matters
Subtitle C: Joint Officer Personnel Matters
Subtitle D: Matters Relating to Reserve Components
Subtitle E: International Peacekeeping Activities
Subtitle F: Matters Relating to Allies and Other
Subtitle G: Other Matters
Title XI: Cooperative Threat Reduction with States of
Former Soviet Union
Division B: Military Construction Authorizations
Title XXI (sic): Army
Title XXII: Navy
Title XXIII: Air Force
Title XXIV: Defense Agencies
Title XXV: North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Title XXVI: Guard and Reserve Forces Facilities
Title XXVII: Expiration of Authorizations
Title XXVIII: General Provisions
Subtitle A: Military Construction Program and
Military Family Housing Changes
Subtitle B: Defense Base Closure and Realignment
Subtitle C: Land Transactions
Subtitle D: Other Matters
Title XXIX: Base Closure Assistance
Division C: Department of Energy National Security
Authorizations and Other Authorizations
Title XXXI (sic): Department of Energy National Security
Subtitle A: National Security Programs
Subtitle B: Recurring General Provisions
Subtitle C: Other Matters
Subtitle D: Cooperative Research and Development
Title XXXII: Nuclear Safety
Title XXXIII: National Defense Stockpile
Subtitle A: Authorizations of Disposals and Use of
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: Funding Authorizations - 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 chemical demilitarization program (the destruction of lethal chemical agents and munitions).
Subtitle B: Army Programs - Authorizes appropriations for the procurement of certain carriers and turbine engines.
(Sec. 112) 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: Air Force Programs - Earmarks limited funds for the B-1, B-2, and B-52 bomber aircraft programs, with specified limitations. Provides for Comptroller General access to information concerning heavy bomber programs. Places specified limitations on the FY 1994 and 1995 Air Force acquisition of the C-17 aircraft. Prohibits funding for the Joint Primary Aircraft training system until the Secretary of Defense has met certain congressional reporting requirements. Authorizes certain Department of Defense (DOD) action with respect to the solid rocket motor upgrade program. Continues the funding (currently limited to FY 1993) for the live-fire survivability testing of the C-17 aircraft.
Subtitle D: Other Programs - Earmarks prior funding for certain intelligence aircraft programs. Directs the Secretary to provide for an independent study on the management and funding of the Global Positioning System for the future. Expresses the sense of the Congress that the Navy should move expeditiously to award sealift conversion and construction contracts that represent a fair price to the taxpayer. Provides permanent authority to carry out a memorandum of understanding with respect to the Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS).
(Sec. 136) Prohibits: (1) the obligation or expenditure of funds for the procurement of certain ring laser gyro navigation systems; and (2) FY 1994 procurement of any operational support aircraft without full and open competition.
Title II: Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation - Subtitle A: Authorizations - 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: (1) basic research and exploratory development; (2) the Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program; and (3) defense conversion and reinvestment R&D programs.
Subtitle B: Program Requirements, Restrictions, and Limitations - Outlines various requirements, restrictions, or limitations with respect to: (1) the kinetic energy antisatellite program; (2) the javeline missile program; (3) a plan for testing a new electronic countermeasures system for B-1B bombers; (4) the development of a space launch plan that takes into account new space launch vehicles and technology; (5) the earmarking of FY 1994 funds for the medical component of DOD's biological defense research program; (6) a baseline report for the Arrow tactical ballistic missile defense system; and (7) the procuring of work from federally funded research and development centers.
Subtitle C: Missile Defense Programs - Provides for the conditional funding of certain ballistic missile defense programs. Requires the Secretary to review various systems and components of ballistic missile defense systems in order to determine their current compliance with the Antiballistic Missile Treaty (ABM Treaty). Limits funding until such review is completed. Directs the Secretary to report to the Congress an updated master plan for theater missile defenses.
(Sec. 225) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1993 to extend through FY 1994 the authority for the transfer of responsibility with respect to far-term follow-on technologies.
(Sec. 226) Directs the Secretary to review and report to the Senate and House Armed Services Committees (the defense committees) on the opportunities to streamline the weapon system acquisition process applicable to the development, testing, and deployment of ballistic missile defenses. Earmarks FY 1994 funds for ballistic missile defense programs.
(Sec. 228) Prohibits the developmental testing of National Missile Defense Program projects before test plan approval by the Secretary.
Subtitle D: Other Matters - Limits the underground explosion testing of certain nuclear weapons until certain congressional notifications are met.
(Sec. 233) 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. 234) Authorizes the Secretary of the Navy to acquire the Navy Large Cavitation Channel on President's Island, Memphis, Tennessee.
(Sec. 235) Revises the membership of the Strategic Environmental Research Council.
(Sec. 236) Expresses the sense of the Senate that the Secretary should consider providing funds for metalcasting industry R & D activities.
(Sec. 237) Obligates limited funding for a long-endurance, unmanned reconnaissance aerial vehicle program, with limitations.
Subtitle E: Programs in Support of the Prevention and Control of Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction - Prevention and Control of the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction Act of 1993 - Expresses the sense of the Congress with respect to preventing the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. Establishes a Non-Proliferation Program Review Committee to develop and deploy technologies and capabilities in support of U.S. nonproliferation policy. Requires the Secretary to report to the Congress on Committee findings.
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, the defense health program, 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, the Global Cooperative Initiatives Fund, support for the 1994 World Cup Games and the 1996 Summer Olympics, and for the former Soviet Union threat reduction. Authorizes appropriations for working capital funds of DOD.
(Sec. 303) Renames the National Defense Strategic Sealift Fund as the National Defense Strategic Lift Fund, and revises provisions with respect to Fund purposes, deposits, and budgets.
(Sec. 304) Authorizes appropriations for the Armed Forces Retirement Home. Provides certain transfer authorities.
(Sec. 307) Earmarks FY 1994 funds for the clearing of landmines for humanitarian purposes.
Subtitle B: 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. Limits during FY 1994 the obligations against such Fund.
Subtitle C: Environmental Provisions - Directs the Secretary to permit and encourage each military department, defense agency, and other DOD instrumentality to participate in programs conducted by any water utility for water management or water conservation. Authorizes the Secretary to carry out a military construction project for water conservation.
(Sec. 325) Extends through FY 1996 the applicability of Federal provisions requiring contractor reimbursement to the United States for certain liabilities relating to the handling of hazardous waste from defense facilities.
(Sec. 326) Prohibits FY 1994 DOD funds from being used to purchase surety bonds or other guaranties of financial responsibility in order to guarantee the performance of any direct function of DOD.
(Sec. 328) Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships Amendments of 1993 - Amends the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships to: (1) provide deadlines applicable to Department of the Navy surface and submersible vessels for complying with certain water pollution control requirements set out under such Act; (2) direct the Secretary of the Navy to submit to the Congress a plan for vessel compliance and to develop technologies and practices for solid waste management aboard ships; and (3) allow the President to waive the effective dates of such compliance requirements if determined to be in the paramount interest of the United States.
Subtitle D: Other Matters - Authorizes the Commandant of the Marine Corps to undertake necessary minor maintenance and repair of Pacific battle monuments until such responsibilities are assumed by the American Battle Monuments Commission. Revises provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1993 relating to a pilot program to use National Guard personnel in medically underserved communities. Allows National Guard training to include the provision of such health care. Requires the JCS Chairman to submit to the Congress in each of FY 1994 through 1996 an assessment of the readiness and capability of U.S. armed forces to carry out its full range of assigned missions.
(Sec. 340) Requires the Secretary to include in the annual budget justification documents specified budget information regarding DOD recruiting expenditures. Provides for the crediting of monetary gifts to the National Security Education Trust Fund.
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.
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.
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 - Awards constructive service credit for advanced education achieved in a heath profession for both active-duty and reserve officer personnel. Provides for the involuntary separation of certain regular warrant officers from the armed forces during FY 1993 and 1994. Extends through FY 1995 the authority for the temporary promotions of certain Navy lieutenants.
Subtitle B: Reserve Components - Extends through FY 1995 (currently FY 1993) certain reserve officer management authorities. Provides an exception to the normally-required 12 weeks of basic training for persons already possessing skills in the civilian sector that can be readily applied in the armed forces. Requires physical examinations at least every five years (currently four) for members of the Selected Reserve.
Subtitle C: Service Academies - Authorizes the Secretary to establish and appoint civilian faculty members at the U.S. military academies. Requires each teaching staff member at such academies to report to the Academy Superintendent any incident of hazing or any violation of an academy regulation by a cadet or midshipman, with penalties for failure to so report.
Subtitle D: Force Reduction Transition - Extends through various periods certain personnel management and benefits transition authorities.
Subtitle E: Other Matters - Repeals Federal provisions restricting the assignment of women in the armed forces. Authorizes the Secretary of the military department concerned to prescribe the kinds of duties which women members of such armed force may be assigned. Reduces from five to three years the maximum period to be on the temporary disability retired list. Authorizes the Secretary concerned to reduce the active duty service obligation incurred in connection with advanced education assistance. Provides for the award of the Purple Heart to military personnel killed or wounded in action by friendly fire.
(Sec. 546) Expresses congressional policy that a member of the armed forces shall be separated from military service if the member has, or has attempted to, engage in homosexual conduct or admitted to being a homosexual.
(Sec. 547) Provides congressional consent to the employment of retired military personnel in the armed forces of a newly democratic nation, with continued entitlement to all U.S. military retired pay and other benefits.
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.
Subtitle B: Bonuses, Special Pay, and Incentive Pay - Revises the authority relating to the payment of certain Selected Reserve bonuses. Extends through FY 1995 the authority relating to the payment of certain bonuses, payment of special pay, and the repayment requirement for certain educational loans.
Subtitle C: Travel and Transportation Allowances - Increases the authorized period of lodging in connection with the reimbursement of temporary lodging expenses of military personnel. Provides for the treatment of advance pay paid to military personnel evacuated from Homestead Air Force Base, Florida, due to Hurricane Andrew.
Subtitle D: Matters Related to Retired Pay and Separation Benefits - Provides for the payment of special pay for persons with disabilities rated as total. Increases from five to six years the minimum service requirement for eligibility for certain separation benefits. Applies to the Coast Guard Reserve the reserve component defense conversion transition initiatives enumerated in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1993.
Subtitle E: Benefits for Former POWs and Other Members Held Captive - Amends the War Claims Act of 1948 to allow the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the United States to hear, determine, and compensate former prisoners of war under claims under the Geneva Conventions. Defines such a former prisoner of war as a person held involuntarily during a period declared by the President or the Congress as a period in which U.S. armed forces were involved with a force hostile to the United States. Provides for appeal of a negative claims decision in a U.S. Court of Federal Claims. Authorizes certain compensation for victims of terrorist acts.
Subtitle F: Other Matters - Provides authority to limit the direct payment of pay and allowances to certain members during war, hostilities, or national emergency. Postpones the performance of certain tax-related acts for certain persons serving in contingency operations. Revises provisions concerning the payment of benefits to dependents of military personnel who lose (and possibly, regain) the right to retired pay as the result of a military court-martial.
(Sec. 655) Expresses the sense of the Senate that a member of the armed forces whose home is outside the contiguous United States but who is stationed inside the contiguous United States at the time of separation should be ensured the same amount of excess leave or permissive temporary duty as a member stationed overseas.
Title VII: Health Care Provisions - Authorizes the Secretary to designate military health care facilities and civilian health care facilities as specialized treatment facilities. Provides for full or partial reimbursement of transportation expenses related to travel to such facilities for specialized treatment. Terminates such program as of the end of FY 1995.
(Sec. 702) Prohibits the Secretary from providing a health care service under the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services (CHAMPUS) if determined not medically or psychologically necessary by a CHAMPUS peer review organization.
(Sec. 704) Amends the Department of Defense Authorization Act, 1984, to delay through December 31, 1998, the termination of the status of certain health care facilities as uniformed services treatment facilities. Provides for enrollment in the dependents' dental program by certain military personnel returning from overseas assignments.
(Sec. 707) Expresses the sense of the Senate encouraging the increased use of health care professionals in the reserve components in order to provide retired military personnel with increased care.
(Sec. 708) Requires an independent study concerning the conduct of a series of medical studies by the Air Force Arctic Aeromedical Laboratory at Ladd Air Force Base, Alaska. Authorizes appropriations.
Title VIII: Acquisition Policy - Subtitle A: Defense Technology and Industrial Base, Reinvestment, and Conversion - Directs the Secretary to establish a Manufacturing Science and Technology program to enhance the capability of industry to meet the manufacturing needs of DOD. Provides funding from amounts authorized under this Act.
(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.
(Sec. 804) Expresses the sense of the Congress that defense conversion funds should be targeted for areas of the country most adversely affected by reduced national defense spending and military base closures.
(Sec. 805) Directs the Secretary to ensure that small businesses and consortia involving one or more small businesses are afforded an opportunity to participate in the dual-use (defense and civilian) critical technology partnerships program. Includes the Administrator of the Small Business Administration on the membership of the National Defense Technology and Industrial Base Council.
Subtitle B: Acquisition Assistance Programs - Earmarks specified funds authorized under this Act for the procurement technical assistance program and the pilot Mentor-Protege program. Extends through FY 1995 the program admission date under the latter program.
Subtitle C: Other Matters - Revises provisions concerning defense contractor dealings with entities owned or controlled by foreign governments. Requires defense contractors to report to the Secretary any commercial transactions conducted by such contractors with terrorist countries or nationals of such countries.
(Sec. 825) 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 relevan to weapons or weapon systems proposed to be acquired or developed by DOD. Terminates such authority three years after enactment of this Act.
(Sec. 827) Authorizes the Secretary of the military department concerned to contract with commercial entities that desire to conduct commercial test and evaluation activities at a major range and test facility installation under the jurisdiction of such Secretary, with certain limitations and requirements.
Subtitle D: Defense Acquisition Pilot Program - 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.
Title IX: Department of Defense Organization and Management - Establishes an Assistant Secretary of Defense for Legislative Affairs. Repeals a Federal provision which terminates the position of Director of Expeditionary Warfare on November 1, 1997.
Title X: 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. Authorizes (currently requires) the Comptroller General to conduct annual audits of DOD acceptance of property and services from foreign countries in connection with mutual defense.
Subtitle B: Fiscal Year 1993 Authorization Matters - Provides the authority, with exceptions, for the obligation of certain unauthorized FY 1993 defense appropriations. Authorizes the Secretary of the Air Force to use certain FY 1993 Air Force funds for higher priority FY 1994 Air Force projects.
Authorizes supplemental 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: Joint Officer Personnel Matters - Extends until January 1, 1999, certain exceptions to the requirement of a joint duty assignment for promotion to a general or flag officer. Provides joint duty credit for certain duty performed during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm.
Subtitle D: Matters Relating to Reserve Components - Directs the Secretary to review Air Force plans to transfer certain heavy bombers units from the Air Force active-duty to its reserve component. Requires the transfer of certain air refueling aircraft from Air Force active duty to its reserve.
Subtitle E: International Peacekeeping Activities - Authorizes the Secretary to provide assistance, with a limit, for international peacekeeping activities during FY 1994.
Subtitle F: Matters Relating to Allies and Other Nations - Authorizes the Secretary to accept from Japan, Kuwait, and the Republic of Korea contributions for U.S. defense efforts. Authorizes the President during FY 1994 to issue guarantees for the sale of defense articles and services to NATO member nations and Israel, Australia, Japan, and the Republic of Korea. Expresses certain findings with respect to: (1) the encouragement of defense cooperation between the United States and Israel; and (2) defense burdensharing generally. Requires an FY 1994 funding reduction for operation and maintenance and military construction related to overseas basing activities. Expresses the sense of the Congress that amounts obligated in future years for overseas basing activities should decline significantly due to a declining U.S. military presence. Requests the President to intensify negotiations aimed at further overseas burdensharing of common defense costs.
Subtitle G: Other Matters - Requires a report to the Congress by the Secretaries of Defense and Energy entitled "Manpower Required to Implement Export Controls on Certain Weapons Transfers." Authorizes the Secretary to employ as many civilian directors, deans, professors, etc. at the George C. Marshall European Center for Securities Studies as considered necessary. Recognizes the memorial to the USS Indianapolis in Indianapolis, Indiana, as a national memorial.
(Sec. 1067) Urges the President to consult closely with the Congress regarding U.S. policy towards Somalia.
(Sec. 1068) Expresses the sense of the Congress encouraging the establishment within the Department of Commerce of an Office of Economic Conversion Information to provide assistance to those affected by reduced defense spending or the closure of military installations.
(Sec. 1069) Authorizes the Secretary of the Navy to transfer the obsolete destroyer tender Yosemite to the nonprofit organization Ships at Sea.
(Sec. 1070) Directs the Secretary of Defense to ensure that all studies concerning intermodal transportation requirements take into consideration the full transportation and distribution capabilities available from private U.S. flag vessels.
(Sec. 1071) Makes eligible for burial in Arlington National Cemetery former prisoners of war who served honorably and who die after enactment of this Act.
(Sec. 1072) Expresses the sense of the Congress that the Secretary should conduct an evaluation of the benefits and costs of the Extremely Low Frequency Communication System and alternatives thereto and report results to the Congress.
(Sec. 1073) Directs the Secretar of the Air Force to determine the unit assignment and basing location for certain C-130 aircraft.
(Sec. 1074) Expresses the sense of the Congress regarding the importance of naval oceanography survey and research in the post-Cold War period.
(Sec. 1075) Earmarks FY 1994 funding for the combat integration of digital electronic devices.
(Sec. 1076) Expresses the sense of the Congress requesting DOD research into the sources and effects of exposure of U.S. military personnel during military conflicts to chemical, biological, radiological, and other hazardous agents and materials, especially in light of such exposure during the Persian Gulf War. Requires contracting with health care facilities for such research and requires certain studies and reports.
(Sec. 1077) Expresses the sense of the Congress supporting a strict interpretation of the Missile Technology Control Regime as it relates to the proliferation of space launch vehicles.
(Sec. 1078) Prohibits the further purchasing, leasing, or constructing in Germany of U.S. diplomatic facilities beyond those present as of January 1, 1993.
(Sec. 1080) Expresses the sense of the Senate that the Secretary of the Navy should award the Navy Expeditionary Medal to participants in the Doolittle raid on Tokyo in April of 1942.
(Sec. 1081) Directs the Secretary of Defense to complete a review and report concerning the feasibility and benefits resulting from the expanded use of full-line distributors to deliver food directly to military end-users.
(Sec. 1082) Expresses the sense of the Senate that military personnel of Iraq during the period of August 2, 1990, until February 28, 1991, who are in a refugee camp in Saudi Arabia shall be prohibited from entering into the United States under the Immigration and Nationality Act until certain Presidential certifications occur.
(Sec. 1083) NATO Review Requirements - Directs the President to report to specified congressional committees recommendations with respect to the changing role of NATO in the post-Cold War era and the expansion of NATO into new areas.
(Sec. 1086) Directs the Secretary to locate the Joint Warfighting Simulation Center at Fort Monroe, Virginia.
(Sec. 1087) Enacts into law certain presidential sanctions against Serbia and Montenegro. Prohibits the obligation or expenditure of appropriated funds for assistance to such countries, with exceptions and waivers.
(Sec. 1088) Directs the Secretary to establish a scholarship program for career training in environmental engineering, environmental sciences, or environmental project management in fields related to hazardous waste management and cleanup. Outlines provisions concerning funding, repayment for noncompliance with post-education employment requirements, and required reports. Defines certain former military personnel and DOD civilian employees eligible for such scholarships.
(Sec. 1089) Earmarks specified FY 1994 funds for the Army's medical laser burn research and treatment program.
(Sec. 1091) Directs the Secretary to report to the defense committees a list of current reporting requirements determined to be unnecessary or incompatible with the efficient management of DOD.
(Sec. 1092) Directs the head of each covered department or agency to report to the appropriate oversight committees on each of its special access programs.
(Sec. 1093) Directs the Secretary to make available certain food stocks for humanitarian relief in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Armenia.
(Sec. 1094) Landmine Moratorium Extension Act of 1993 - States that, for three years after enactment of this Act: (1) no sale or transfer may be made, or license for export issued, with respect to any anti-personnel landmine; and (2) no assistance may be provided under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 with respect to the provision of such landmines.
Title XI: 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 certain conventional weapons. Authorizes the President to conduct programs to assist such States in their demilitarization, with restrictions. Authorizes appropriations. Requires prior notice to the appropriate congressional committees of the obligation of funds for such purposes. Requires a semiannual report from the President.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. Defines certain energy conservation measures to be adopted under a DOD energy performance plan. Provides the authority to acquire certain existing facilities in lieu of carrying out military construction projects authorized by law. Extends through FY 1995 the authority to lease real property for special operations activities.
Subtitle B: Defense Base Closure and Realignment - Requires certain additional information in a report on the activities of the Defense Base Closure Account 1990 as required under the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act of 1990. Requires base closure selection criteria to include the direct costs of such closures and realignments to other Federal departments and agencies. Provides a limitation on the expenditure of funds from the above Account for military construction in support of the transfer of functions.
(Sec. 2814) Directs the Secretary of the Navy to evaluate, and report to the defense committees on, proposals for the purchase or lease of certain buildings located in Arlington, Virginia. Requires information concerning the residual value of overseas installations being closed to be included in certain annual reports required under the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1993.
(Sec. 2816) Requires the Secretary to include certain justifications to accompany recommendations for the closure or realignment of a military installation not recommended for closure or realignment by a base closure and realignment commission.
(Sec. 2817) Authorizes the Secretary to employ civilian DOD employees whose positions would be terminated by a military base closure or realignment to carry out environmental restoration activities at such installations. Requires the Secretary to report to the defense committees concerning closure or realignment costs for each such installation.
(Sec. 2819) Amends the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act of 1990 to require certain consultation with local governments and reuse authorities with respect to military installations to be closed or realigned.
Subtitle C: Land Transactions - Authorizes the Secretary of the Navy 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; (3) Blackstone, Virginia, the waste water treatment facility at Fort Pickett, Virginia; (4) New Windsor, New York, the water distribution system and reservoir at the Stewart Army Subpost, New York; and (5) Jersey Central Power and Light Company, New Jersey, the electricity distribution system at Fort Dix, New Jersey. Authorizes the Secretary of the Navy to: (1) lease to Tri-City Municipal Water District, California, certain real property at Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base, California; and (2) convey to Broward County, Florida, a portion of the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Florida. Amends the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1993 to modify provisions concerning the termination of lease and sale of facilities at the Naval Reserve Center, Atlanta, Georgia. Authorizes the Secretary of the Air Force to: (1) convey to Conrad, Montana, the radar bomb scoring site in Conrad; and (2) provide financial assistance to Maricopa County, Arizona, for the improvement of the Dysart Channel at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona.
(Sec. 2841) Directs the Secretary of the Army to transfer the Harry Diamond Army Research Laboratory in Woodbridge, Virginia, to the Department of the Interior for incorporation into a national wildlife refuge.
(Sec. 2842) Authorizes the Secretary of the Navy to convey to the Division of Public Railways, South Carolina Department of Commerce, a portion of the North Charleston Naval Weapons Station, Charleston, South Carolina.
(Sec. 2843) Directs the Secretary of Defense to: (1) make available surplus military equipment to communities adversely affected by the closure of a military installation; (2) determine whether a parcel of land at Fort Missoula, Montana, is excess to the needs of the Army; and (3) review, and report on, a proposed transfer of lands involving Fort Sheridan, Illinois, and Arlington County, Virginia.
Subtitle D: Other Matters - Directs the Secretary of the Navy to submit to the defense committees an environmental impact statement with respect to construction and operation of the Mine Warfare Center of Excellence at Ingleside, Texas.
(Sec. 2852) Prohibits the use of this Act's funds for architectural planning and design activities in connection with the DOD vaccine production facility.
(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 there.
(Sec. 2854) Amends the Federal Credit Union Act to provide for the allotment of space for credit unions in Federal buildings.
(Sec. 2855) Directs the Secretary of the Air Force to study and report on the effects of Air Force activities at the Duck Valley Reservation.
(Sec. 2856) Directs the Administrator of General Services to convey at fair market value to adjacent landowners certain real property located at missile sites when available for purchase.
Title XXIX: Base Closure Assistance - Base Closure Communities Act of 1993 - Amends the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act of 1990 to: (1) direct the Secretary to identify items of personal property on an installation to be closed that are to be included in a reutilization and redevelopment plan for such installation; and (2) authorize the Secretary to transfer real property and facilities at military installations to be closed or realigned to the redevelopment authority of a community located near the installation, or the State in which the installation is located. Provides authority for the lease of certain property at closed installations. Requires the Secretary to ensure the expedited determination of the transferability of excess property at installations to be closed. Makes available for assisting the homeless certain property and services at such installations. Requires the Secretary to designate a transition coordinator at each military installation to be closed. Provides for the coordination of DOD activities with activities of other Federal departments and agencies with respect to such closures. Directs the Secretary to establish a community response board in the area of each such closure, with specified responsibilities relating to the reutilization or redevelopment of the area of such installation.
(Sec. 2912) Authorizes the Secretary to make grants to area redevelopment authorities for the conversion and redevelopment of former military installation property. Directs the Secretary of Defense to identify uncontaminated property (no hazardous substances) at installations to be closed. Directs the Secretary to conduct seminars on the reuse or redevelopment of former defense property and the provision of employment assistance to members of the local community adversely affected by its closure. Requires the Secretary to ensure compliance with certain environmental requirements relating to such closures. Amends the Defense Authorization Amendments and Base Closure and Realignment Act to authorize the Secretary to contract with local governments for the provision of police, fire protection, and other community services by such governments at military installations to be closed. Provides identical authority under the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act of 1990.
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) new tritium production and plutonium disposition activities; (3) environmental restoration and waste management; (4) materials support and other defense programs; and (5) defense nuclear waste disposal. Provides certain funding uses and limitations with respect to specified national security programs and systems.
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: Other Matters - Directs the Secretary to pay to the Hazardous Substances Response Trust a civil penalty assessed against the Hanford Project in Hanford, Washington.
(Sec. 3132) Establishes in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Energy for Defense Programs the Office of Tritium Production and Plutonium Disposition to undertake activities relating to the development and construction of a tritium production facility and a facility to treat and dispose of excess plutonium.
(Sec. 3133) Authorizes the transfer by the Secretary of certain DOE property at facilities to be closed.
(Sec. 3134) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 1989, to reauthorize and expand the authority of DOE to loan personnel and facilities for certain programs.
(Sec. 3137) Authorizes the Secretary to carry out training programs for the management of hazardous materials and hazardous materials emergency response activities. Requires the Secretary to review for compliance specified DOE environmental compliance agreements.
(Sec. 3139) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 1989, to extend through March 31, 1999, an independent review of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in New Mexico.
(Sec. 3140) Amends the Department of Energy Organization Act to repeal certain provisions concerning prohibited and required conduct of DOE officers or employees.
Subtitle D: Cooperative Research and Development - Department of Energy National Competitiveness Technology Partnership Act of 1993 - Amends the Department of Energy Organization Act to authorize the Secretary of Energy and DOE laboratories to conduct research, development, demonstration, or commercial application activities that build on the core competencies (expertise and capabilities) of such laboratories. Assigns to such laboratories certain missions, including national security, energy-related science and technology, and technology transfer. Requires the Secretary and laboratory directors to utilize partnerships with U.S. industry to apply and commercialize technologies developed as part of such missions. Requires the Secretary to establish a funding goal for the development of cost-sharing partnerships beginning with FY 1994. Directs the Secretary to establish a multi-year critical technology strategy for R&D, demonstration, and commercial application activities supported by DOE for the critical technologies listed in the Report of the National Critical Technologies Panel. Requires the Secretary to ensure that the principal economic benefit of any partnership accrues to the U.S. economy. Requires: (1) the independent evaluation of partnership programs; and (2) annual reports.
Provides for partnership payments. Directs the Secretary to establish a Laboratory Partnership Advisory Board within DOE. Provides for: (1) a fellowship program; (2) cooperation with State and local programs for technology development and dissemination; (3) partnership funding; (4) the protection of partnership information and partnership product liability; (5) a report identifying opportunities for minority colleges and universities to participate with DOE laboratories in technology development programs; and (6) the development of a scholarship program with minority colleges and universities for such purposes.
(Sec. 3144) Directs the Secretary to: (1) use partnerships to expedite the private sector deployment of advanced manufacturing technologies; (2) encourage the establishment of nonprofit organizations that will facilitate technology transfer from DOE laboratories to the private sector; (3) establish a career path program to recruit employees of the national laboratories to serve in positions within DOE; and (4) solicit proposals for a contractor to conduct appropriate activities to enable the Secretary or any successor to the Secretary's uranium enrichment enterprise to develop a commercial uranium enrichment plant using the atomic vapor laser isotope separation technology. Amends the Stevenson-Wydler Technology Innovation Act to conform with changes made under this subtitle. Authorizes appropriations.
Title XXXII: Nuclear Safety - Authorizes appropriations for FY 1994 for the operation of 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 obsolete and excess 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, during FY 1994, to obligate specified amounts from the National Defense Stockpile Transaction Fund for authorized uses under the Strategic and Critical Materials Stock Piling Act.
Subtitle B: Programmatic Changes - Amends the Strategic and Critical Materials Stock Piling Act to: (1) add to the goals of the NDS; (2) authorize the President to change his annual materials stockpiling plan without notice in the event of war or national emergency; (3) provide for the rotation of stockpiled materials to prevent technological obsolescence; (4) add to the authorized uses of the National Defense Stockpile Transaction Fund; and (5) repeal a Federal provision requiring the appointment of an advisory committee to make recommendations with respect to NDS operation and modernization.
Title XXXIV: Civil Defense - Authorizes appropriations for FY 1994 for carrying out the Federal Civil Defense Act of 1950.
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.