S.2182 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1995103rd Congress (1993-1994)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Nunn, Sam [D-GA] (Introduced 06/14/1994)|
|Committees:||Senate - Armed Services|
|Committee Reports:||S.Rept 103-282; H.Rept 103-701|
|Latest Action:||10/05/1994 Became Public Law No: 103-337. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There have been 15 roll call votes|
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Summary: S.2182 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Conference report filed in House (08/12/1994)
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
Subtitle B: Program Requirements, Restrictions, and
Subtitle C: Missile Defense Programs
Subtitle D: Women's Health Research
Subtitle E: Other Matters
Title III: Operation and Maintenance
Subtitle A: Authorization of Appropriations
Subtitle B: Defense Business Operations Fund
Subtitle C: Environmental Provisions
Subtitle D: Depot-Level Activities
Subtitle E: Civilian Employees
Subtitle F: Department of Defense Domestic and Overseas
Subtitle G: Reviews, Studies, and Reports
Subtitle H: 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 Component Matters
Subtitle C: Victims' Rights, Family Advocacy, and
Subtitle D: Matters Relating to the Coast Guard
Subtitle E: 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: Retired Pay and Survivor Benefits
Subtitle E: Other Matters
Title VII: Health Care Provisions
Subtitle A: Health Care Services
Subtitle B: Changes to Existing Laws Regarding Health Care
Subtitle C: Persian Gulf Illness
Subtitle D: Other Matters
Title VIII: Acquisition Policy, Acquisition Management, and
Subtitle A: Acquisition Assistance Programs
Subtitle B: Other Matters
Title IX: Department of Defense Organization and Management
Subtitle A: Secretarial Matters
Subtitle B: Professional Military Education
Subtitle C: Other Matters
Title X: General Provisions
Subtitle A: Financial Matters
Subtitle B: Counter-Drug Activities
Subtitle C: Naval Vessels and Related Matters
Subtitle D: POW-MIA Matters
Subtitle E: Miscellaneous Reporting Requirements
Subtitle F: Congressional Findings, Policies,
Commendations, and Commemorations
Subtitle G: Other Matters
Title XI: Defense Conversion, Reinvestment, and Transition Assistance
Subtitle A: Defense Technology and Industrial Base, Defense Reinvestment, and Defense Conversion
Subtitle B: Community Adjustment and Assistance Programs
Subtitle C: Personnel Adjustment, Education, and Training
Subtitle D: Other Matters
Title XII: Cooperative Threat Reduction With States of Former
Title XIII: Matters Relating to Allies and Other Nations
Subtitle A: Matters Relating to NATO
Subtitle B: Matters Relating to Several Countries
Subtitle C: Matters Relating to Specific Countries
Title XIV: Peace Operations and Humanitarian Assistance
Subtitle A: Peace Operations
Subtitle B: Assistance Activities
Title XV: Arms Control Matters
Title XVI: Reserve Officer Personnel Management Act (ROPMA)
Subtitle A: Reserve Officer Personnel Management
Subtitle B: Other Personnel Policy Amendments
Subtitle C: Reorganization and Consolidation of Laws
Relating to Reserve Components
Subtitle D: Technical and Clerical Amendments
Subtitle E: Transition Provisions
Subtitle F: Effective Dates and General Savings Provisions
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 Infrastructure
Title XXVI: Guard and Reserve Forces Facilities
Title XXVII: Expiration and Extension 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: Changes to Existing Land Conveyance Authority
Subtitle D: Land Conveyances
Subtitle E: Other Matters
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
Subtitle B: Recurring General Provisions
Subtitle C: Program Authorizations, Restrictions, and Limitations
Subtitle D: Other Matters
Title XXXII: Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board
Title XXXIII: National Defense Stockpile
Title XXXIV: Civil Defense
Subtitle A: Authorization of Appropriations
Subtitle B: Reenactment of Federal Civil Defense Act of 1950 in the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act
Title XXXV: Naval Petroleum Reserves
Title XXXVI: Panama Canal Commission
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1995 - Division A: Department of Defense Authorizations - Title I: Procurement - Subtitle A: Authorization of Appropriations - Authorizes appropriations for FY 1995 to the Army, Navy and Marine Corps, and Air Force for aircraft, missiles, weapons and tracked combat vehicles, ammunition, shipbuilding and conversion, and other procurement.
(Sec. 104) Authorizes appropriations for FY 1995 for: (1) defense-wide procurement; (2) reserve procurement; and (3) the chemical demilitarization program (including the authority to obligate certain previously appropriated but unauthorized funds for such program).
Subtitle B: Army Programs - Authorizes the Secretary of the Army to enter into multiyear procurement contracts for the procurement of upgrades for certain Abrams tanks, and to extend a multiyear contract relating to the Avenger air defense missile system.
(Sec. 112) Directs the Secretary of the Army to transfer to the Marine Corps: (1) Reserve, certain M1A1 tanks; and (2) 84 of such tanks to complete the active Marine Corps tank requirement.
(Sec. 114) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1991 to except from a provision of such Act requiring retirement of OV-1 aircraft the number of such Mohawk surveillance aircraft currently deployed in Korea.
(Sec. 115) Earmarks certain funds authorized under this title for certain small arms procurement. Authorizes the Secretary of the Army to enter into multiyear contracts for such procurement. Requires the Secretaries of the military departments to develop a master plan for meeting the immediate and future needs for small arms. Earmarks funds for research, development, technology, and evaluation with respect to certain small arms.
(Sec. 116) Provides certain limited authority for the Secretary of the Army with respect to the procurement of bunker defeat munitions.
(Sec. 117) Makes inapplicable to the purchase of six Apache aircraft and 24 AHIP Scout aircraft a provision of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 1990 and 1991 prohibiting the use of funds for the purchase of such aircraft.
Subtitle C: Navy Programs - Transfers $1.2 billion from the National Defense Sealift Fund for the CVN-76 nuclear aircraft carrier program.
(Sec. 122) Limits, with authorized increases, the total amount authorized to be obligated or expended for procurement of the SSN-21 and 22 Seawolf submarines.
(Sec. 123) Allows funds appropriated to the Navy for FY 1995 to be obligated to procure no more than 14 Mark VI guidance sets for Trident II missiles before the Secretary of Defense (Secretary) certifies to the House and Senate Committees on Armed Services and Appropriations (the congressional defense committees) that failure to procure additional units would pose an unacceptable risk to the long-term readiness and reliability of the Trident II missile program.
(Sec. 124) Prohibits the Secretary of the Navy from modifying any Trident I submarine for deployment with Trident II missiles. Waives such prohibition in the case of significant national security risks.
(Sec. 125) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1991 to include the conversion (currently, only the construction) of cargo vessels within the Navy's Fast Sealift Program.
(Sec. 126) Prohibits the Secretary of the Navy from obligating funds for specified TAGS vessels until he makes certifications to the congressional defense committees with respect to the multibeam sonars to be used on such vessels. Allows a waiver for national security purposes.
(Sec. 127) Expresses the sense of the Congress that the Secretary of the Navy should plan and budget for the attainment of a 12th naval amphibious ready group. Requires a report.
Subtitle D: Air Force Programs - Earmarks specified funds provided under this title for: (1)nondevelopmental alternative aircraft procurement; and (2) C-17 aircraft procurement and modifications. Requires prior notification to the Congress before the obligation of such funds. Expresses the sense of the Congress that the Secretary, in acquiring such aircraft, should preserve the intertheater airlift capacity of the Air Force as of the date of enactment of this Act.
(Sec. 132) Authorizes the Secretary of the Air Force to enter into supplemental agreements and contract modifications relating to the settlement of claims under the C-17 aircraft program, requiring certain settlement conditions. Requires a 30-day congressional notification period. Terminates at the close of FY 1995 the authority to enter into such agreements and modifications.
(Sec. 133) Directs the Secretary to carry out a study of bomber force requirements of the Department of Defense (DOD), and report study results to the Congress. Requires a further study if the Secretary determines that bomber force capabilities are not adequate to meet the requirements for any of the target years of 1998, 2006, and 2014, requiring a second report to the Congress in such case. Earmarks specified Air Force funds authorized under this title for an Enhanced Bomber Capability Fund, allowing the use of up to $25 million from such Fund for development of a new-generation bomber which will meet national security requirements if determined necessary by the Secretary.
(Sec. 134) Prohibits any funds available to the Secretary during FY 1995 from being obligated to retire any B-52H, B-1B, or F-111 bomber aircraft.
(Sec. 135) Directs the Secretary of the Air Force to evaluate and report to the congressional defense committees on the costs of restarting production of C-58 aircraft for the strategic airlift mission.
Subtitle E: Other Matters - Authorizes the Secretary of the Army to sell manufactured articles or services to a person outside DOD if such Secretary determines that the articles or services are not available from a commercial U.S. source and certain other requirements are met.
(Sec. 142) Amends the Department of Defense Authorization Act, 1986, to require identification in the DOD budget of funds used for chemical demilitarization military construction projects.
(Sec. 143) Prohibits the Secretary from transporting across State lines any chemical munition that constitutes part of the chemical weapons stockpile. Allows the limited transportation to the nearest chemical munitions stockpile storage facility of chemical munitions that are not part of the chemical weapons stockpile.
Title II: Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation - Subtitle A: Authorization of Appropriations - Authorizes appropriations for FY 1995 for the armed forces for research, development, test, and evaluation (R&D). Authorizes appropriations for the Directors of Test and Evaluation and Operational Test and Evaluation. Earmarks specified amounts of such R&D funds for: (1) basic research and exploratory development; (2) the Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program; and (3) conducting a centralized program in molecular design material science.
Subtitle B: Program Requirements, Restrictions, and Limitations - Directs the Secretary to take specified actions in pursuance of DOD's space launch modernization policy. Earmarks specified R&D funds for R&D of non-man- rated space launch systems and technologies. Directs the Secretary and the NASA Administrator to develop a plan to coordinate their programs for expandable and reusable rocket technology demonstrators and technology development. Provides funding limitations.
(Sec. 212) Earmarks specified R&D funds for the conduct of a technology demonstration with respect to standoff air-to-surface munitions. Requires a results report from the Secretary of the Air Force to the Congress.
(Sec. 213) Prohibits the Secretary from testing the Mid-Infrared Advanced Chemical Laser against an object in space during FY 1995 unless such testing is specifically authorized by law.
(Sec. 214) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1994 to include ACAT I level integrated or stand alone combat systems among certain electronic combat system testing requirements. Allows the Secretary to waive such requirements in the interest of national security.
(Sec. 215) Directs the Secretary of the Navy to obligate FY 1994 DOD funds to carry out the advanced self protection jammer program.
(Sec. 216) Provides for the conduct of the advanced lithography program, with program management through the Advanced Research Projects Agency. Provides funding. Encourages the SEMATECH Board of Directors to use no less than $10 million for activities related to lithography.
(Sec. 217) Allows funds made available to DOD for FY 1995 to be obligated to procure work from a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) if such FFRDC is named in a report required of the Secretary on center allocations. Provides funding. Authorizes the Secretary to waive per-center funding limits following a report to the Senate and House Armed Services Committees (the defense committees) and a 60-day waiting period. Requires a study of the role of FFRDCs in the missions of DOD. Requires the DOD Inspector General to review the compensation paid to officers and employees of such FFRDCs, requiring certain limitations on such compensation and on charitable contributions permitted by the FFRDCs. Reduces by $52.65 million the total amount authorized for R&D under this title.
(Sec. 218) Earmarks FY 1995 R&D funds for the digital battlefield program, with certain program limitations.
(Sec. 219) Provides funding for the dual-use (military and commercial) procurement and research of electric and hybrid vehicles, with a limitation.
(Sec. 220) Directs the Secretary to continue the demonstration and validation of kinetic energy antisatellite technologies under the tactical antisatellite technologies program.
(Sec. 221) Limits the use of funds appropriated under this Act in connection with: (1) the dismantling of intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs); and (2) seismic monitoring research of nuclear explosions.
(Sec. 223) Allows funds authorized to be appropriated for FY 1993 for the Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage Project to continue until such funds are expended.
(Sec. 224) Earmarks specified R&D funds for certain procurement in connection with the MILSTAR satellite communications program. Directs the Secretary to develop, and report to the Congress on, a satellite communications master plan that addresses certain requirements.
Subtitle C: Missile Defense Programs - Requires reviews of the compliance with Antiballistic Missile Treaty requirements of the Brilliant Eyes and Navy Upper Tier ballistic missile defense systems. Prohibits the use of FY 1995 DOD funds for development, testing, or procurement of ABM systems except as determined to be consistent with such Treaty.
(Sec. 232) Requires the President to seek the advice and consent of the Senate before negotiating any international agreement that substantively modifies the ABM Treaty.
(Sec. 233) Amends the Missile Defense Act of 1991 to repeal provisions concerning: (1) the exclusive program elements for the Ballistic Missile Defense Program; (2) R&D for such elements; and (3) Strategic Defense Initiative funding. Directs the President to submit to the Congress six-month reports on the progress of certain negotiations required under such Act.
(Sec. 234) Prohibits the Secretary from conducting a flight test program for theater missile defense interceptors and sensors if an anticipated result would be the release of debris on land outside of a designated DOD test range. Provides a conditional termination date for such prohibition.
(Sec. 235) Requires amounts requested for activities of the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization after FY 1995 to be set forth in accordance with specified program elements.
Subtitle D: Women's Health Research - Directs the Secretary to continue the Defense Women's Health Research Program. Requires notification to the defense committees of any implementation plan changes to be made by the Secretary with respect to the program. Adds authorized program activities. Provides funding from amounts authorized under this title.
Subtitle E: Other Matters - Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 1988 and 1989 to require submission to the Congress of an annual report from the Semiconductor Technology Council.
(Sec. 252) Directs the Secretary of the Navy to report to the Congress on the oceanographic survey and R&D requirements needed to support Navy operations in littoral regions.
(Sec. 253) Earmarks funds authorized under this title to complete certain upgrades at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, New Mexico.
(Sec. 254) Directs the Secretary to request the National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences to conduct a study (and report to the Secretary and the Congress) regarding the desirability of waiving the live-fire survivability testing requirements for the F-22 aircraft program.
(Sec. 255) Earmarks funds authorized under this title for the University Research Initiative Support Program.
(Sec. 256) Directs the Secretary to establish a Manufacturing Science and Technology Program to further certain national security objectives. Requires competitive procedures. Provides funding.
(Sec. 257) Directs the Secretary to carry out a Defense Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research as part of the DOD university research programs. Specifies program objectives and provides for the designation of eligible States. Requires coordination with similar Federal programs.
(Sec. 258) Directs the Navy Secretary and the NASA Administrator to jointly study and report to specified congressional committees on the convergence of the NASA Earth Observing System Altimetry mission with the Navy Geosat Follow- On program.
Title III: Operation and Maintenance - Subtitle A: Authorization of Appropriations - Authorizes appropriations for FY 1995 for operation and maintenance (O&M) for the armed forces (including its reserve and National Guard components), the National Board for the Promotion of Rifle Practice, the Defense Inspector General, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, environmental restoration, defense, drug interdiction and counter-drug activities, defense, defense medical programs, Project Peace, cooperative threat reduction programs, and for overseas humanitarian, disaster, and civic aid programs. Authorizes appropriations for DOD working capital funds and for the armed forces retirement home. Earmarks funds authorized under this title for depot-level maintenance and repair work.
(Sec. 304) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 1992 and 1993 to authorize appropriations for FY 1995 for logistic and personnel support for the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia.
(Sec. 306) Authorizes the Secretary to provide logistical support and personnel services in connection with the 1995 Special Olympics World Games to be held in Connecticut. Authorizes appropriations.
Subtitle B: Defense Business Operations Fund - Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 1992 and 1993 to make permanent the authority of the Secretary to operate the Defense Business Operations Fund. Authorizes purchases of goods or services from sources other than the Fund if they are offered at a more competitive rate. Prohibits costs incurred in connection with the closure or realignment of a military installation from being included in Fund charges. Directs the Secretary to establish billing procedures which ensure the nonaccumulation of funds in the Fund. Requires the Secretary to include Fund budget and other information in required annual reports to the Congress. Requires reports from the Secretary and the Comptroller General concerning implementation of the Fund's improvement plan.
(Sec. 312) Directs the Comptroller General to review the charges for goods and services provided by the Fund and report results to the Congress.
(Sec. 313) Places a $1.44 billion limitation on FY 1995 obligations against funds in the capital asset subaccount of the Fund. Limits the FY 1995 obligations against the supply management divisions of the Fund, with a waiver by the Secretary for combat readiness purposes.
Subtitle C: Environmental Provisions - Extends through FY 1999 the prohibition on the use of DOD environmental restoration funds for the payment of fines or penalties assessed against DOD.
(Sec. 322) Allows any federally recognized Indian tribe to participate in DOD environmental restoration programs.
(Sec. 323) Extends through December 31, 1999, the authority of the Secretary to issue surety bonds under the Defense Environmental Restoration Program.
(Sec. 324) Earmarks funds from this Act for the payment of stipulated civil penalties assessed under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA).
(Sec. 325) Provides an additional exception to a current Federal prohibition on the storage and disposal at military installations of nondefense toxic and hazardous materials.
(Sec. 326) Authorizes the Secretary to permit the establishment of a restoration advisory board in connection with any installation in which environmental restoration activities are planned or implemented. Authorizes the Secretary to make technical assistance grants, under authority provided under CERCLA, in connection with installations containing facilities listed on the National Priorities List in order to ensure private citizen participation on environmental restoration advisory boards. Requires the involvement of such committees and boards in the defense environmental restoration program with respect to the installation in their community. Provides certain implementation requirements and requires a report from the Secretary to the defense committees.
(Sec. 327) Authorizes the Secretary to enter into a cooperative agreement with an institution of higher education to facilitate the development and demonstration of new environmental remediation technologies at military installations. Earmarks funds authorized under this Act for such purposes.
(Sec. 328) Directs the Secretary to establish and conduct an education and training program for military personnel and civilian DOD employees whose responsibilities include planning or executing the environmental missions of DOD.
(Sec. 329) Directs the Secretary of the Army to conduct, and report to the congressional defense committees on, a feasibility study for DOD land management and land management training activities.
Subtitle D: Depot-Level Activities - Expresses congressional findings concerning the essential role of DOD depot-level maintenance and repair activities in maintaining the readiness of U.S. armed forces. Includes depot- level repair (currently, only maintenance) within a Federal provision allowing only 40 percent of such work to be performed by non-government contractors. Directs the Secretary to report to the Congress on progress made in achieving such percentage limit.
(Sec. 333) Directs the Secretary to report to the Congress the plans of each military department to provide for the depot-level maintenance and repair of any new weapon system.
(Sec. 334) Directs the Secretary to review a representative sample of existing contracts for the performance of depot-level maintenance and repair to determine the extent of contractor cost overruns in such contracts.
(Sec. 335) Empowers DOD depot-level activities to compete for the maintenance and repair workloads of other Federal agencies.
(Sec. 336) Authorizes the Secretary or the Secretary of a military department to lease excess equipment and facilities of a depot-level activity of a military department or defense agency to a person outside DOD for the performance of depot-level maintenance and repair work. Provides limitations.
(Sec. 337) Authorizes the Secretary to conduct activities to encourage commercial firms to enter into partnerships with depot-level activities of the military departments.
(Sec. 338) Requires the Secretary to ensure that the current performance by DOD of a depot-level maintenance workload having a value of $3 million or more is not changed to performance by contractor or another depot-level maintenance activity of DOD unless the change is made using: (1) maintenance-based selection procedures among all DOD depot-level maintenance activities; or (2) competitive procedures among private and public sector entities.
(Sec. 339) Authorizes the Secretary to sell to persons outside DOD articles and services that are produced in working-capital funded industrial facilities of the armed forces and that are not available from any U.S. commercial source. Authorizes the Secretary to designate facilities for such sales. Provides sale conditions and methods. Makes such authority effective as of April 1, 1995.
Subtitle E: Civilian Employees - Extends certain DOD civilian personnel transition assistance authorities.
(Sec. 342) Extends permanently the China Lake personnel demonstration project at China Lake, California. Authorizes the Secretary to carry out such projects at designated DOD science and technology reinvention laboratories.
(Sec. 343) Provides limitations on severance pay to certain DOD civilian employees transferring to employment positions in defense nonappropriated fund instrumentalities. Provides credit, for retirement purposes, for certain services performed in such instrumentalities between January 1, 1966, and December 31, 1986.
(Sec. 344) Directs the Secretary to study and report to the Congress on the interest among DOD employees in obtaining retirement credit for service performed before January 1, 1987, as employees of a nonappropriated fund instrumentality.
(Sec. 345) Provides travel, transportation, and relocation allowances for DOD employees transferring to the U.S. Postal Service.
(Sec. 346) Includes foreign nationals employed by a foreign government for the benefit of DOD among the foreign nationals for whom separation pay is authorized.
(Sec. 347) Directs the Secretary to report to the defense committees on his efforts to: (1) identify positions in DOD to which continued assignment of military personnel is no longer justified; and (2) assign DOD employees to replace such military personnel.
(Sec. 348) Authorizes the Secretary to establish a program for employees at military installations scheduled for closure or realignment under which retraining and relocation incentives may be paid to encourage non-Federal employers to hire or retain such employees. Limits to $10,000 the maximum incentive to be paid to an employer to hire or retain an individual under the program. Terminates the program as of September 30, 1999.
(Sec. 349) Directs the Secretary to take necessary steps to provide a uniform health benefits program for DOD employees assigned to a nonappropriated fund instrumentality of DOD. Requires a report.
Subtitle F: Department of Defense Domestic and Overseas Dependents' Schools - Authorizes the Secretary, upon determining that appropriate educational programs are not available to a local educational agency for dependents of military and civilian DOD personnel residing at a military installation in the United States, to provide for the elementary and secondary education of such dependents. Provides eligibility for such education to dependents of other Federal employees residing on a military installation at any time during the school year. Requires the Secretary to establish a school board for each DOD elementary and secondary school so established. Provides for school administration, staffing, and compensation. Requires the Secretary to provide specified substantive rights, protections, and procedural safeguards for dependents participating in the educational programs.
(Sec. 352) Directs the Secretary to report to specified congressional committees on the calculation and application of the tuition rate required by the Defense Dependents' Education Act of 1978 for certain students enrolled in defense dependents' education schools. Authorizes the Secretary to accept gifts of goods or services for the benefit of elementary and secondary DOD schools authorized under this subtitle.
(Sec. 354) Earmarks certain funds authorized under this title for assistance to local educational agencies that benefit dependents of military and civilian DOD personnel. Directs the Secretary to undertake certain notification and disbursal requirements with respect to such funds.
Subtitle G: Reviews, Studies, and Reports - Requires the Secretary to report to the congressional defense committees in each of FY 1995 through 1997 on the transfer of funds to and from certain readiness-related activities within the O&M accounts of the military departments. Requires mid-year reports in each such year.
(Sec. 362) Directs the Secretary to review and report to the defense committees on the use of DOD O&M funds.
(Sec. 363) Directs the Secretary, before entering into any DOD advisory and assistance services contract in excess of $100,000, to determine whether DOD personnel can perform the services proposed under the contract.
(Sec. 364) Directs the DOD Inspector General to review and report to the defense committees on a representative sample of DOD commercial contracts to determine the rate of cost growths in such contracts.
Subtitle H: Other Matters - Increases from 50 cents to one dollar the amount authorized to be deducted monthly from the pay of military personnel and used in support of armed forces retirement homes. Modifies the fees paid by residents of such homes. Directs the Chairman of the Armed Forces Retirement Home Board to study, and report to the defense committees on, alternatives to the modernization of facilities at the U.S. Soldiers' and Airmen's Home.
(Sec. 372) Prohibits the use of any funds appropriated to DOD for operation of the Armed Forces Recreation Center, Europe, except for the payment of utilities, real property maintenance, and the transportation of U.S. products of the Center.
(Sec. 373) Prohibits the retention in a nonappropriated morale, welfare, and recreation account of a military department of amounts in excess of that needed to meet the working capital requirements of the installation involved.
(Sec. 374) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1994 to extend through December 31, 1995, a provision requiring the conversion of naval ships' stores from an activity funded by direct appropriations to one funded by nonappropriated fund instrumentalities.
(Sec. 375) Directs the Secretary to provide for the operation by the Army and Air Force Exchange Service, until December 31, 1995, of any exchange and commissary store located at the Naval Air Station Fort Worth, Texas, Joint Reserve Center, Carswell Field.
(Sec. 376) Allows proceeds from operation of the naval academy laundry to be used for its operating expenses.
(Sec. 377) Authorizes the Secretary of the Navy to issue a military identification card to designated honorary retirees of the Naval and Marine Corps Reserves. Prohibits commissary privileges for such cardholders.
(Sec. 378) Repeals the annual limit on the amount of funds authorized to be expended by the Defense Inspector General for emergency and extraordinary expenses.
(Sec. 379) Provides for the transfer of excess DOD property to educational institutions and training schools. Provides for the surplus treatment of property so loaned before September 30, 1993.
(Sec. 380) Expresses the sense of the Congress that, to the extent practicable, U.S. firms be given preference for operating DOD facilities that serve U.S. military personnel.
(Sec. 381) Directs the Secretary to: (1) determine whether each automated information system of DOD that is undergoing DOD modernization or development and exceeds $50 million in value meets specified requirements (with an authorized waiver of such requirements for reasons of compelling military importance); (2) develop guidance for the use of such systems by DOD; (3) establish performance measures and management controls for certain activities of such systems; and (4) provide reports during 1995 through 1997 on the establishment and implementation of the performance measures and management controls. Requires the Comptroller General to report to the Congress on progress made in achieving such goals.
(Sec. 382) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1993 to extend through FY 1996 the authority for a program to commemorate World War II. Requires a report from the Executive Director of the 50th Anniversary of World War II Commemoration Committee on the reimbursement of persons or groups for expenses incurred in providing voluntary services in support of the commemoration program.
(Sec. 383) Provides funds for FY 1995 through 1997 for obtaining emergency communications services for military personnel and their families through the Red Cross. Requires a report in 1994 through 1996 from the Secretary to the Congress on whether it is necessary for DOD to support such services.
(Sec. 384) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1993 to include medical transportation as one of the benefits under the National Guard pilot program.
(Sec. 385) Authorizes members and units of the National Guard to provide assistance to specified youth and charitable organizations if such assistance does not hamper the quality of training or performance of duty, is not otherwise commercially available, and will enhance the Guard's military skills while not resulting in a significant increase in training costs. Provides authorized services and eligible organizations.
(Sec. 386) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 1992 and 1993 to extend through: (1) December 5, 1995, a demonstration project concerning the use of proceeds from the sale of certain lost, abandoned, or unclaimed property; (2) February 3, 1996, a report deadline concerning such demonstration project; (3) FY 1995 the authority for avigation depots and naval shipyards to engage in defense-related production and services; and (4) FY 1995 the authority of each military base commander over the contracting for commercial services performed on such installation.
(Sec. 387) Earmarks funds from this Act for the procurement of portable ventilators for the Defense Medical Facility Office, Fort Detrick, Maryland.
Title IV: Military Personnel Authorizations - Subtitle A: Active Forces - Provides for the authorized end strengths for active-duty forces as of FY 1995.
(Sec. 402) Authorizes for FY 1995 through 1997 a specified variation from end strength limitations for Army majors and lieutenant colonels.
(Sec. 403) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1994 to extend through FY 1997 the authority for the temporary variation in end strength limitations for Marine Corps majors and lieutenant colonels.
(Sec. 404) Allows an authorized strength of 68 general officers on active duty in the Marine Corps after FY 1995.
(Sec. 405) Excludes certain commanders or deputy commanders of combatant or allied commands from the limitation on the number of officers authorized to be serving on active duty. Provides exemption conditions. Terminates such exemption at the end of FY 1997. Requires an implementation report from the Secretary to the Congress.
(Sec. 406) Excludes the officer currently serving as Superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy from the limitation on the number of senior admirals authorized to be serving on active duty.
Subtitle B: Reserve Forces - Provides the authorized end strengths for reserve personnel as of FY 1995 (with a waiver authority of up to two percent by the Secretary) and for certain reserves on active duty in support of the reserves.
(Sec. 413) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 1992 and 1993 to extend until September 30, 1996, the date by which the Army is to assign certain noncommissioned officers and warrant officers to a pilot program providing active component advisers to certain units of the Selected and Ready Reserves.
Subtitle C: Military Training Student Loads - Provides the authorized FY 1995 military training student loads, allowing adjustments consistent with authorized end strengths under this title.
Subtitle D: Authorization of Appropriations - Authorizes appropriations for FY 1995 for military personnel.
Title V: Military Personnel Policy - Subtitle A: Officer Personnel Policy - Excepts certain warrant officers from mandatory consideration by promotion selection boards. States that a warrant officer shall be considered to have accepted a higher appointment on the date of the appointment, unless the officer expressly declines. Precludes a new oath of office for promoted warrant officers who have served continuously since taking their original oath of office.
(Sec. 502) Provides for the original appointments of limited duty Navy and Marine Corps officers serving in temporary grades.
(Sec. 503) Provides for either enlistment or retirement of Navy or Marine Corps limited duty officers who have twice failed in selection for promotion.
(Sec. 504) Directs the Secretaries of the military departments, under regulations prescribed by the Secretary, to ensure that officers selected for designated judge advocate positions are selected by boards governed by the procedures prescribed for military officer selection boards.
Subtitle B: Reserve Component Matters - Authorizes the President to order up to 200,000 members of the Selected Reserve to active duty for a period of up to 270 days (currently 90) for a mobilization other than for a war or national emergency. Directs the Secretary to report to the congressional defense committees on the desirability of increasing the President's call-up authority without the consent of the members concerned.
(Sec. 512) Requires the Secretary to notify the defense committees at least 60 days in advance of any actions with respect to: (1) a change in the authorized grades of certain general officer positions in the National Guard or reserve, or within the headquarters of a reserve command; or (2) assignment of a reserve component officer to a general officer position within such categories.
(Sec. 513) Directs the Secretary to review, and report to the defense committees on, the opportunities for ordering individual reservists to active duty with their consent.
(Sec. 514) Revises the definition of "active Guard and reserve duty."
(Sec. 515) Repeals obsolete Federal provisions relating to the transfer of regular enlisted personnel to reserve components.
(Sec. 516) Amends the Army National Guard Combat Readiness Reform Act of 1992 to require the Secretary of the Army to furnish semiannually to the Chief of the National Guard Bureau a list of names and related information concerning Army officers who were separated honorably from service during the previous six months.
(Sec. 517) Authorizes the Secretary concerned to provide notification of eligibility for retired pay to a member who no longer meets the qualifications for membership in the Selected Reserve solely because the member is unfit due to physical disability.
(Sec. 518) Amends the Defense Conversion, Reinvestment, and Transition Assistance Act of 1992 to provide an annual payment for at least one but no more than five years to members retired under the National Guard and reserve transition initiative. (Currently, a five-year payment period is required.) Adds provisions concerning the computation of the annual payment.
(Sec. 519) Revises the educational requirements for appointments in reserve grades above first lieutenant or lieutenant junior grade. Provides an exception from the baccalaureate degree requirement for Native Alaskans serving as Scout officers in a reserve unit.
(Sec. 521) Expresses the sense of the Congress that the Secretary should: (1) establish standard readiness evaluation and rating systems that are uniform for all military departments; and (2) assess the budget systems of each military department each year to determine the extent to which National Guard and reserve units should be trained and modernized to meet current DOD mission plans. States that the Secretary should adjust such budget submissions as necessary in order to meet the total force priorities established by the Secretary.
Subtitle C: Victims' Rights, Family Advocacy, and Nondiscrimination Provisions - Prohibits any person from taking retaliatory personnel actions as a reprisal against a member of the armed forces for making or preparing a communication to a member of Congress, a member of a DOD audit, inspection, investigation, or law enforcement organization, or any other person designated to receive such communications with respect to alleged sexual harassment or unlawful discrimination. Requires the Inspector General to investigate: (1) any allegations of such a reprisal; and (2) charges of harassment or discrimination if considered necessary due to evidence of a biased or inadequate investigation by the military department concerned. Requires reports to the Secretary and the member involved concerning any such investigations.
(Sec. 532) Requires the Department of Defense Task Force on Discrimination and Sexual Harassment to transmit to the Secretary a report on its findings and recommendations no later than October 1, 1994. Provides for the Secretary's review and approval of appropriate recommendations. Directs the Secretary to develop a comprehensive DOD policy for processing complaints of sexual harassment and discrimination involving military personnel. Directs the Secretaries of the Navy and Air Force to revise their equal opportunity and complaint procedures to ensure that such procedures and regulations would be substantially equivalent to Army regulations on such matters. Requires the Secretary to direct the Advisory Board on the Investigative Capability of the Department of Defense to include in its report recommendations as to whether the current DOD organizational structure is adequate to oversee all investigative matters related to unlawful discrimination, sexual harassment, and other gender-specific misconduct. Directs the Secretary to ensure that performance evaluations include consideration of an individual's commitment toward the elimination of discrimination and sexual harassment.
(Sec. 533) Directs the Secretary to report annually to the Congress on trends in recruiting, retention, and personnel readiness.
(Sec. 534) Directs the Secretary to revise the DOD programs with respect to victim and family witness assistance, family advocacy, and equal opportunity in order to establish within each military department a victims' advocates program which provides assistance to military personnel and their families who are victims of: (1) crime; (2) intrafamilial sexual, physical, or emotional abuse; or (3) discrimination or harassment based on race, gender, ethnic background, national origin, or religion. Directs the Secretary to establish a DOD council to coordinate and oversee the implementation of such programs. Requires an implementation report.
(Sec. 535) Provides commencement dates for the payment of transitional compensation to the dependents of military personnel who are court-martialed or separated from service for dependent-abuse offenses. Entitles dependents receiving such compensation to military medical and dental care, use of commissary and exchange stores, and any other benefits which such persons are entitled to receive based on their military dependent status.
(Sec. 536) Directs the Secretary to study and report to the Congress on spousal abuse involving military personnel.
Subtitle D: Matters Relating to the Coast Guard - Establishes within the Coast Guard the grade of chief warrant officer, W-5. Extends to Coast Guard warrant officers (current law applies only to Army, Navy, and Marine Corps warrant officers) provisions of the Warrant Officer Management Act. Considers certain regular and reserve Coast Guard warrant officers serving in a higher temporary grade to have been recommended for promotion to the grade higher than the warrant officer's current permanent grade. Outlines ranking factors for Coast Guard warrant officers. Empowers the Secretary of Transportation or the Commandant of the Coast Guard with the same temporary authority for the involuntary separation of certain warrant officers that is currently provided to the Secretary of Defense.
(Sec. 542) Directs the Secretary of Transportation, when the Coast Guard is not operating as a service of the Navy, to establish permanent employee transition assistance centers at appropriate Coast Guard installations. Makes certain employee transition assistance provisions currently applicable to DOD applicable to the Coast Guard, including provisions governing: (1) transitional health care; (2) authority to continue to live in military housing for a five-year period following involuntary separation from service; (3) relocation assistance; (4) excess leave and permissive temporary duty; (5) a preference for membership in Guard and reserve units; (6) special separation benefits and the voluntary separation incentive; and (7) temporary early retirement authority provided under prior law. Makes eligible for such benefits those members involuntarily separated after September 30, 1994.
(Sec. 543) Directs the Secretary to include members of the Coast Guard under Federal provisions authorizing the following types of assistance to former military personnel: (1) preseparation counseling; (2) employment, job training, and other transitional assistance; (3) the teacher and teacher's aide placement program; (4) the public safety officer placement program; (5) the health care placement program; (6) the Upward Bound program under the Defense Conversion, Reinvestment, and Transition Assistance Act of 1992; and (7) the occupational conversion and training program under the Service Members Occupational Conversion and Training Act of 1992. Limits funding.
Subtitle E: Other Matters - Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1993 to repeal a provision requiring a specified reduction in recruiting personnel.
(Sec. 552) Revises the authorized average daily end strength for Army personnel in pay grade E-9 (with a special rule for FY 1995).
(Sec. 553) Prohibits, with an exception, the imposition of additional charges or fees for attendance at specified military academies.
(Sec. 554) Directs the Secretary to carry out a biennial survey measuring the state of racial and ethnic issues and discrimination among active-duty military personnel. Requires a report to the Congress on survey results.
(Sec. 555) Directs the Secretary of the Army to review two dismissals from the U.S. Military Academy in 1874 and 1882, respectively, in order to determine whether racial prejudice or other improper factors tainted the original proceedings. Requires the correction of records or the presidential issuance of a posthumous commission as Army officers for such personnel if the dismissals were found to have been an error or injustice.
(Sec. 556) Provides for the administration of the athletics programs at the U.S. Military Academy, the U.S. Naval Academy, and the U.S. Air Force Academy, stating that the position of athletic director at each such academy shall be a position in the civil service, but may be filled by a member of the armed forces as an active-duty assignment. Requires nonappropriated fund accounts to be established and administered for such athletic programs. Makes such section effective as of January 1, 1996.
(Sec. 557) Authorizes the Secretary concerned to reimburse a member of the armed forces in an amount up to $100,000 for losses of household effects caused by hostile action during a move necessitated by a change of permanent duty station. Allows such reimbursement only to the extent that the loss is not covered by applicable insurance. Applies such coverage with respect to losses incurred after June 30, 1990.
(Sec. 558) Prohibits any DOD funds from being provided to an institution of higher education that denies military recruitment on its campus.
(Sec. 559) Authorizes the Secretary of the Army to enter into an agreement with an accredited institution of higher education under which students enrolled at such institution receive instruction at the Foreign Language Center of the Defense Language Institute on a cost-reimbursable, space-available basis. Prohibits any such students from commencing any such class after September 30, 1997.
(Sec. 560) Provides for the involuntary separation of military personnel who are classified as permanently nonworldwide assignable due to a medical condition, with an exception if the Secretary concerned determines that the retention of any such member would not adversely affect the ability of such service to carry out its mission. Outlines provisions concerning the form of separation (discharge, retirement, transfer to the reserves), exceptions for medical conditions caused by combat, and post-separation counseling concerning available medical care.
Title VI: Compensation and Other Personnel Benefits - Subtitle A:
Pay and Allowances - Waives any required FY 1995 military pay increase in conformity with raises in the General Schedule of the U.S. Government. Increases by 2.6 percent, effective on January 1, 1995, the levels of basic pay, basic allowance for subsistence, and basic allowance for quarters. Provides, on the same effective date, an increase in military academy cadet and midshipman pay.
(Sec. 602) Entitles to a cost-of-living allowance a member of the armed forces assigned to a high cost area of the continental United States. Provides for: (1) allowance amounts and conditions; (2) a determination by the Secretary of the average spendable income for military personnel, for allowance purposes; and (3) required reports from the Secretary to the Congress with respect to such allowance.
(Sec. 603) Increases from $100 to $150 the monthly subsistence allowance payable to members of the Selected Reserve Officers' Training Corps.
(Sec. 604) Allows the dependents of military personnel who die while on active duty to remain in military family housing, or to receive the basic allowance for quarters, for up to 180 days (currently 90) after the date of death of the member.
Subtitle B: Bonuses and Special and Incentive Pays - Extends through FY 1996 the authority for certain bonuses and special and incentive pay for reserve personnel. Extends through FY 1996 certain bonuses and special pay for nurse officer candidates, registered nurses, and nurse anesthetists (increasing the special pay for the latter). Extends through FY 1996 the authority for the payment of certain other bonuses and special pay, as well as the period for repayment of certain education loans for members who serve in the Selected Reserve.
Subtitle C: Travel and Transportation Allowances - Transfers from the Secretary of the Army to the Secretary of Defense responsibility for the preparation of transportation mileage tables (used for travel allowance determination purposes).
(Sec. 622) Authorizes the Secretary concerned to reimburse military personnel for transient housing expenses incurred in order to perform annual or inactive-duty training.
(Sec. 623) Revises provisions concerning travel and transportation allowances incident to: (1) personal emergencies for military personnel stationed outside the United States; and (2) the declared or undeclared brain death of military personnel.
(Sec. 625) Provides that an individual entitled to a family separation allowance who temporarily returns from a deployment but is redeployed within 30 days shall be treated as having been continuously deployed, thereby receiving no reduction in the allowance.
Subtitle D: Retired Pay and Survivor Benefits - Makes the FY 1995 increase in military retired pay first payable for the month of March 1995 (thereby matching the effective date of civilian retiree pay increases) if the necessary funds are appropriated to the Department of Defense Military Retirement Fund. Authorizes the appropriation of such funds for FY 1995.
(Sec. 632) Expresses the sense of the Congress calling for the application of identical effective dates in cost-of-living increases in civil service annuities for civilian employees and military retired pay for former military personnel.
(Sec. 633) Modifies the calculation of retired pay for officers who retire in a grade lower than the grade held at retirement.
(Sec. 634) Directs the Secretary concerned, in the case of the computation of military pay to prevent pay inversions, to waive any regulation which requires a member to serve for a minimum period in a grade as a condition for retirement.
(Sec. 635) Credits certain reserve service of enlisted military personnel in the computation of retired pay.
(Sec. 636) Changes from eight to six years the minimum required reserve service period for eligibility for retired pay during the reserve force drawdown period which ends on September 30, 1999.
(Sec. 637) Requires a reduction in retired pay for participants in the Reserve Component Survivor Benefit Plan who provide child-only coverage under such plan (no spouse included). Allows such a participant to terminate the choice to provide an annuity to a third person (not a spouse or child) through a request to the Secretary concerned.
(Sec. 639) Amends the Federal criminal code to provide forfeiture of military annuities or retired pay for members convicted of espionage.
(Sec. 640) Amends the National and Community Service Act of 1990 to prohibit certain retired pay reductions in the case of a former member being paid as a member of the cadre of the Civilian Community Corps.
Subtitle E: Other Matters - Provides, for personnel retired under the special temporary retirement authority, eligibility for Servicemen's Group Life Insurance coverage. Requires payment of appropriate premiums.
(Sec. 652) Authorizes the transportation to a point of entry in the United States of the remains of a retired member of the armed forces (or his or her dependent) who die while outside the United States. Authorizes the transportation on aeromedical evacuation aircraft, on a cost-reimbursable basis, of the remains of certain veterans who die while in a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical facility.
(Sec. 653) Authorizes the Secretary to carry out a program to provide special supplemental food benefits to military personnel on duty at stations outside the United States, as well as eligible civilians serving with, employed by, or accompanying such personnel.
(Sec. 654) Directs the Comptroller General to study and report to the defense committees on the offset of veterans' disability compensation from the VA by the receipt of military separation benefits and incentives such as the special separation benefit or the voluntary separation incentive.
Title VII: Health Care Provisions - Subtitle A: Health Care Services - Revises the definition of dependents, for purposes of eligibility for health care benefits under the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services (CHAMPUS), to include an unmarried person placed in the home of a member or former member of the armed forces in anticipation of legal adoption. Treats certain unmarried young people placed in the legal custody of members or former members as children for purposes of CHAMPUS, the dependents' dental program, and continued health benefits coverage for a temporary period following the discharge or release of the member.
(Sec. 703) Authorizes the Secretary to establish basic dental benefit plans for spouses and children who accompany military personnel on permanent assignments outside the United States.
(Sec. 704) Authorizes CHAMPUS medical and dental care for abused dependents of certain military personnel.
(Sec. 705) Includes voice prosthesis as a health care service under CHAMPUS for eligible members.
(Sec. 706) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1993 to allow individuals who obtained pharmaceuticals at a closed military health care facility to participate in a DOD program providing for sale by mail of pharmaceuticals to eligible military personnel and their dependents. Authorizes the Secretary to increase the fees, charges, or copayments for members participating in the program in order to offset program costs.
(Sec. 707) Provides for the continuation of CHAMPUS and dependents' dental care program benefits for dependents of military personnel who die while serving on active duty for a period of more than 30 days, allowing such coverage to continue for one year after such death.
Subtitle B: Changes to Existing Laws Regarding Health Care Management - Provides for the coordination of CHAMPUS benefits with those provided under title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act.
(Sec. 712) Provides reimbursement to CHAMPUS health care providers for the cost of obtaining a professional license when such license is required by the local government involved.
(Sec. 713) Authorizes the Secretary to establish enrollment fees for managed care health care plans.
(Sec. 714) Authorizes the Secretary to provide for the coordination of health care services provided under contracts for medical care for retirees, dependents, and survivors with those services provided in medical treatment facilities of the armed forces. Provides for the coordination of such services with other health care programs. Authorizes collection from appropriate third parties for the cost of providing services to a member enrolled in another plan.
(Sec. 715) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year: (1) 1994 to extend through December 31, 1994, the deadline for the use of a health maintenance organization model as an option for military health care; (2) 1993 to allow the Secretary to reduce the number of medical personnel in any reserve component below the number present at the end of FY 1992 if the Secretary certifies to the Congress that the personnel reduced are excess to the needs of the military department involved; and (3) 1993 to state that the annual CHAMPUS health survey required under such Act shall not be treated as a "collection of information" as such term is used in Federal provisions concerning information policy.
Subtitle C: Persian Gulf Illness - Directs the Secretary to institute a comprehensive outreach program to inform military personnel who served in the Persian Gulf theater of operations during the Persian Gulf conflict (and their families) of illnesses that may result from such service, as well as procedures for treatment and for registration in certain Persian Gulf War veterans' registries. Provides incentives for registering in such health registries. Directs the Secretary to take appropriate action to ensure that data collected by, and testing protocols of, the Persian Gulf War Health Surveillance System are compatible with the data and protocols of the Persian Gulf War Veterans' Health Registry. Assumes a connection between illness and duty for Gulf War veterans claiming illness as a result of such duty. Directs the Secretary to ensure that case definitions of Persian Gulf related illnesses and disability ratings criteria are established as soon as possible. Provides for: (1) a review of records and rerating of previously discharged Gulf War veterans; (2) an evaluation of the feasibility of establishing medical referral centers for such veterans' use; and (3) required reports from the Secretary to the defense committees on all efforts taken under this provision.
(Sec. 722) Directs the Secretary to conduct studies, and administer grants for other such studies, to determine: (1) the nature and causes of illnesses suffered by individuals as a consequence of service or employment by the United States in the Southwest Asia theater of operations during the Gulf War; and (2) the appropriate treatment for those illnesses. Requires the Secretary to prepare a coordinated plan for conducting such studies. Provides funding from funds authorized under this Act. Requires an initial and annual reports on study results.
Subtitle D: Other Matters - Directs the Secretary to develop, carry out, and report on a demonstration program to evaluate the feasibility and desirability of furnishing chiropractic care through the medical facilities of the armed forces. Requires the Secretary to establish an oversight advisory committee for assistance in the development and conduct of the demonstration program.
(Sec. 732) Authorizes the Secretary of the Army to enter into a reciprocal agreement with an accredited institution of higher education under which students of such institution may attend the didactic portion of the physician assistant training program conducted by the Army Medical Department at the Academy of Health Sciences at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, in exchange for the provision of academic services by the institution to support the physician assistant training program.
(Sec. 733) Prohibits the Secretary of the Army, during FY 1995, from reducing the level of medical care services provided by the U.S. Army Hospital at Vicenza, Italy. Requires a report from the Secretary to the Congress regarding the operation of the Hospital.
(Sec. 734) Directs the Secretary to maintain a specified dosage of oral typhoid vaccine in DOD inventory during a fiscal year. Allows the Secretary to waive such requirement for medical reasons, requiring congressional notification of the use of such waiver.
(Sec. 735) Directs the Secretary to report to the Congress on DOD's plans to expand the use of nonavailability of health care statements with respect to certain CHAMPUS beneficiaries.
(Sec. 736) Directs the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs) to determine DOD's cost expenditures for pediatric care during FY 1992 through 1994 under the program for delivery of health care services in the Tidewater, Virginia region. Authorizes the Secretary to use such cost analysis in determining the appropriate standards, limitations, and requirements to apply to the cost of pediatric care under the system.
(Sec. 737) Directs the Secretary to study and report to the Congress on possible financial relief from late enrollment penalties for military retirees and dependents who reside within the service area of a base closure site and who have failed to timely enroll in Medicare part B due to the reliance upon the military medical facility located at such site.
(Sec. 738) Expresses the sense of the Congress that the Secretary should expand the continuity of health care services for covered military beneficiaries during the implementation of the TRICARE managed care support contract for Health Services Regions of the Military Health Service System of DOD. Defines the covered beneficiaries as all those who reside in areas adversely affected by the closure of a military installation.
Title VIII: Acquisition Policy, Acquisition Management, and Related Matters - Subtitle A: Acquisition Assistance Programs - Earmarks specified funds authorized under this Act for the defense procurement technical assistance programs. Earmarks other funds authorized under this Act for: (1) the pilot Mentor-Protege Program; and (2) infrastructure assistance for historically Black colleges and other minority institutions.
(Sec. 804) Provides credit to businesses, for purposes of meeting certain DOD subcontracting goals for providing business to small and disadvantaged businesses, for subcontracting with a central nonprofit agency designated by the Committee For Purchase from People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled. Extends such program through FY 1997.
Subtitle B: Other Matters - Directs the President to take certain required industrial mobilization actions through the head of any military department (currently, through the Secretary).
(Sec. 812) Specifies factors to be considered by the Secretary when determining whether the application of certain provisions of the Buy American Act is inconsistent with the public interest.
(Sec. 813) Directs the Secretary to submit to the defense committees an annual report on the use of competitive procedures for the award of R&D and construction contracts to colleges and universities.
(Sec. 814) Authorizes the Secretary to procure the following items only if they are manufactured by an entity that is part of the national technology and industrial base: (1) buses; (2) chemical weapons antidote; (3) air circuit breakers; (4) valves and machine tools; and (5) ball and roller bearings. Provides waiver authority in certain situations. Prohibits the Secretary from procuring a sonobuoy from a foreign country if U.S. firms that manufacture sonobuoys are not permitted to compete on an equal basis with foreign manufacturing firms for the sale of sonobuoys in that foreign country. Allows for the waiver of such prohibition for national security purposes.
(Sec. 815) Directs the Secretary to issue guidance to ensure that: (1) the life-cycle environmental costs of major defense acquisition programs (MDAPs) are analyzed before production begins; and (2) DOD complies with the National Environmental Policy Act in making procurement decisions with respect to MDAPs.
(Sec. 816) Authorizes the Secretary to conduct a demonstration project at Monterey, California, under which firefighting, security, police, public works, utility, or other municipal services of a DOD asset in Monterey may be purchased from government agencies located in Monterey County.
(Sec. 817) Authorizes the Secretary, in entering into contracts for services to be performed at a military installation to be closed or realigned under a base closure law, to give a preference, if consistent with all other legally required actions at such installation, to entities that plan to hire residents in the vicinity of such installation. Terminates such preference as of the end of FY 1997.
(Sec. 818) Prohibits the Secretary from authorizing the payment under defense contracts of restructuring costs associated with a business combination (merger, acquisition) undertaken by a defense contractor until DOD completes a review and certification with respect to such costs and savings to be achieved. Directs the Secretary to prescribe regulations governing the allowability of such restructuring costs under defense contracts. Requires a report to the Congress. Requires certain oversight reports from the Comptroller General.
(Sec. 819) Authorizes the Secretary to designate specified defense acquisition programs for participation in the defense acquisition pilot program authorized under the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1991.
Title IX: Department of Defense Organization and Management - Subtitle A: Secretarial Matters - Establishes the 11th position of Assistant Secretary of Defense. Places the General Counsel of each of the military departments third in the order of succession to the Secretaries of such departments.
(Sec. 903) Redesignates the Comptroller of DOD as the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller).
(Sec. 904) Establishes in DOD the National Guard Bureau as a joint bureau of the Departments of the Army and Air Force, to act as a channel on all communications on matters pertaining to the Army and Air National Guards. Establishes a Chief of such Bureau. Directs the Secretaries of the Army and Air Force to jointly develop and prescribe a Bureau charter. Requires the Bureau Chief to report annually to the Secretary on the state of the National Guard and its ability to meet mission requirements. Provides for a Vice Chief as well as other senior officers of the Bureau, with specified responsibilities.
Subtitle B: Professional Military Education - Authorizes the President of the Marine Corps University to award the degree of master of military studies. Directs the Secretary of the Navy to establish a board of advisors for such University.
(Sec. 913) Authorizes the Commander of the Air University to award the degree of master of airpower art and science.
(Sec. 914) Expresses the sense of the Congress that the heads of the senior professional military education schools should, while so serving, hold a grade no less than the grade held by the officers presently serving in such positions.
Subtitle C: Other Matters - Requires (current law authorizes) the inclusion within the membership of the Reserve Forces Policy Board of an officer of the regular Marine Corps and a regular military officer serving in a position on the Joint Staff.
(Sec. 922) Prohibits the closure of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. Expresses the sense of the Congress that the Secretary should budget for the ongoing operation of the University. Directs the Comptroller General to submit to the appropriate congressional committees an evaluation of the University, requiring certain cost comparisons, assessments, reviews, and recommendations.
(Sec. 923) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1994 to: (1) increase from seven to 11 the membership of the Commission on Roles and Missions of the Armed Forces; (2) increase from four to seven the number of members required for a quorum; (3) require the Secretary to appoint the additional members within 30 days after enactment of this Act; (4) allow the Commission to recommend changes in the alignment of programs and force structure with projected missions and threats; and (5) provide that any analytical support or related services provided by a federally funded R&D center shall not be subject to any overall ceiling established by law.
(Sec. 924) Redesignates: (1) the U.S. Court of Military Appeals as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces; and (2) each Court of Military Review as a Court of Military Criminal Appeals.
(Sec. 925) Requires the commander of the Special Operations Command, before its budget proposal is submitted to the Secretary for any fiscal year, to consult with the Secretaries of the military departments concerning funding for reserve component special operations units. Requires such Secretaries to consult with such commander concerning funding for special operations forces in the military personnel budget for a reserve component in that military department.
Title X: General Provisions - Subtitle A: Financial Matters - Authorizes the Secretary, in the national interest, to transfer amounts of authorizations made available to DOD in Division A for FY 1995 between any such authorizations for that fiscal year. Limits to $2 billion the total amount authorized for such transfers.
(Sec. 1002) Authorizes emergency supplemental appropriations for FY 1994 for costs of ongoing U.S. operations in Somalia, Bosnia, Southwest Asia, and Haiti, as well as for costs incurred for emergency relief for Rwanda.
(Sec. 1003) Incorporates into this Act the Classified Annex prepared by the House Armed Services Committee to accompany this bill.
(Sec. 1004) Changes the date for submission of the DOD future-years mission budget from the same time as submission of the defense budget each year to 60 days after such date.
(Sec. 1005) Limits to ten percent the amount of FY 1995 advance procurement funds that may be obligated by the Secretary unless he has submitted to the Congress the FY 1996 future-years defense program along with a certification that such program complies with certain budgetary requirements.
(Sec. 1006) Allows the obligation of certain amounts appropriated for FY 1994 programs, projects, and activities which exceeded the amount authorized for such programs, projects, and activities for that fiscal year. Provides specified programs for which such appropriated but unauthorized amounts may not be obligated. Authorizes the Secretary to obligate certain unobligated FY 1994 defense appropriations for the manufacturing technology program.
Subtitle B: Counter-Drug Activities - Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1991 to extend through FY 1999 certain authorized DOD support for counter-drug activities of other Federal agencies. Provides conditions on: (1) transferring DOD funds to a national drug control program agency account; and (2) the detailing of DOD personnel to another department or agency for counter-drug purposes.
(Sec. 1012) States that it shall not be unlawful for authorized agents or employees of a foreign country to take action against an aircraft in that country's airspace if the aircraft is reasonably suspected of engaging in illicit drug trafficking if the President of the United States determines that the national security of such country is threatened by such trafficking. Authorizes the use of U.S. employees to aid such foreign employees or agents in such countries.
(Sec. 1013) Directs the Secretary to report to the Congress on the status of the defense random drug testing program.
Subtitle C: Naval Vessels and Related Matters - Directs the Secretary of the Navy to transfer the USNS Maury to the Department of Transportation for assignment as a training ship to the California Maritime Academy at Vallejo, California. Authorizes such Secretary to transfer the USS Guadalcanal to the Intrepid Museum Foundation, New York, New York.
(Sec. 1023) Makes inapplicable to the purchase of three Marine Corps prepositioning ships a prohibition against the purchase of more than five vessels built in foreign shipyards with funds from the National Defense Sealift Fund.
Subtitle D: POW/MIA Matters - Directs the Secretary to designate a DOD official to serve as a single point of contact for immediate family members of any unaccounted-for Korean conflict or Cold War prisoners of war (POW) or missing in action (MIA). Outlines appropriate functions of such official. Requires the official to provide to the National Archives and Records Administration all documents relating to such POWs or MIAs.
(Sec. 1032) Directs the Secretary to review and report to the Congress on an evaluation of current Federal provisions relating to payments to missing persons.
(Sec. 1033) Expresses the sense of the Congress that the Secretary should establish contact with officials of the People's Republic of China regarding unresolved issues relating to American POWs and MIAs resulting from the Korean conflict.
(Sec. 1034) Directs the Secretary to submit to the Congress specified information pertaining to unaccounted-for U.S. personnel involved in the Vietnam conflict.
(Sec. 1035) Directs the Secretary to report to the Congress on the status of efforts to obtain from North Korea information pertaining to U.S. personnel who remain unaccounted for following the Korean conflict and to obtain any remains of such personnel. Directs the President to give serious consideration to establishing a joint working level commission with North Korea to aid in resolving such matters.
(Sec. 1036) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 1992 and 1993 to require the Secretary to make public any information about any unaccounted for personnel of the Korean conflict or the Cold War. (Currently, such publicity is required only for Vietnam era personnel.) Requires all such information (currently, information obtained after March 1, 1992) to be made available.
Subtitle E: Miscellaneous Reporting Requirements - Directs the Secretary, after each of FY 1995 through 2000, to report to the Congress concerning the denial, revocation, or suspension of security clearances for DOD military and civilian personnel and DOD contractor employees.
(Sec. 1042) Directs the Secretary of the Navy to report to the Congress on the use of low-enriched uranium (instead of highly-enriched uranium) as fuel for naval nuclear reactors.
Subtitle F: Congressional Findings, Policies, Commendations, and Commemorations - Expresses the sense of the Congress that the Secretary should issue to certain military and civilian personnel who were exposed to mustard agents during World War II testing activities a commendation in honorary recognition of their special service, loyalty, and contributions to the United States. Directs the Secretary to notify such individuals of such exposure, its health effects, and options available for medical treatment.
(Sec. 1052) Makes certain congressional findings with respect to the services performed aboard the USS INDIANAPOLIS during World War II.
Recognizes its valuable contribution in bringing about a successful conclusion to such War. Commends the ship and its crew for selfless and heroic service to the United States.
Subtitle G: Other Matters - Expands DOD's authority to accept and utilize voluntary services, with certain requirements and limitations. Allows the Secretary to reimburse a person for incidental expenses incurred in providing such services. Directs the Secretary to conduct a pilot program to evaluate DOD policies and procedures for accepting voluntary services. Requires a report to the defense committees on pilot program results.
(Sec. 1062) Authorizes the Secretary of the Air Force to: (1) provide funds for the national headquarters of the Civil Air Patrol; and (2) allow the Patrol to employ retired Air Force personnel in administration and liaison officer positions.
(Sec. 1063) Prohibits the use of FY 1995 through 1999 DOD funds for the purchase of surety bonds or other guarantees of financial responsibility in guaranteeing the performance of any direct function of DOD.
(Sec. 1064) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1994 to add provisions which assure U.S. indemnification in connection with provision by the Secretary of prerelease employment training to nonviolent offenders incarcerated in State penal institutions.
(Sec. 1065) Authorizes the Secretary of the Army to conduct a demonstration project to test the feasibility of using Army facilities to provide employment training to nonviolent offenders in a State penal system prior to their release from incarceration.
(Sec. 1066) Directs the Office of Personnel Management to study and report to the Congress on the feasibility of establishing a mandatory interagency placement program for Federal employees affected by reduction in force actions. Authorizes the Office to enter into an appropriate agreement if such action is found to be feasible.
(Sec. 1067) Requires the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology to be located on or near the Mall on land owned by the Federal Government or the District of Columbia. Expresses the sense of the Congress that the National Museum of Health and Medicine should be relocated to a site east of and adjacent to the Hubert H. Humphrey Building.
(Sec. 1068) Provides authority for the assignment of employees between Federal agencies and federally funded R&D centers.
(Sec. 1069) Expresses the sense of the Congress that the Secretary should initiate a review of the assumptions and conclusions of the President's budget, the Bottom Up Review, and the future years defense program and report to the President and the Congress detailing the necessary U.S. force structure. Requires the President, in turn, to report to the Congress detailing the steps intended to be taken to meet the force structure described in the Secretary's report. Requires future year defense budgets to reflect funding levels necessary to support such force structures. Encourages the President to increase defense spending if required to meet new or existing threats.
(Sec. 1071) Authorizes the Secretary to exchange excess DOD items for transportation services which directly benefit military historical collections.
(Sec. 1072) Directs the Secretary, after submission of a required report from the Commission on Roles and Missions of the Armed Forces, to review its findings on the roles and requirements for general purpose Air National Guard fighter units, and to take certain action with respect to the appropriate level of primary aircraft authorized for such units.
(Sec. 1073) Expresses the sense of the Congress that no visa should be denied for a high-level official of Taiwan to enter the United States unless the official is otherwise excludable under U.S. immigration laws.
(Sec. 1074) Prohibits any person, except with written consent of the Secretary, from knowingly using the words "Defense Mapping Agency" or its initials, seal, or other imitations in connection with any merchandise. Prohibits any person from bringing an action against the United States on the basis of the content of a navigational aid prepared or disseminated by such Agency.
(Sec. 1075) Prohibits any funds available to DOD from being expended to merge defense telecommunications systems with any civil telecommunications system until the Secretary reports certain certifications to the Congress and 30 days have elapsed since such certifications.
Title XI: Defense Conversion, Reinvestment, and Transition Assistance - Defense Conversion, Reinvestment, and Transition Assistance Amendments of 1994 - Earmarks specified funds authorized under this Act for defense conversion, reinvestment, and transition assistance programs.
Subtitle A: Defense Technology and Industrial Base, Defense Reinvestment, and Defense Conversion - Earmarks specified funds authorized under this Act for FY 1995 defense reinvestment programs. Allows such funds to also be used to make awards to technology reinvestment projects that were solicited under such programs in FY 1994.
(Sec. 1112) Earmarks funds authorized under this Act to support the development, rapid deployment, and transition of technologies with applicability for law enforcement and military operations other than war.
(Sec. 1113) Directs the Secretary to conduct a program to promote cooperation between DOD laboratories and industry on R&D of dual-use technologies in order to further certain national security objectives. Outlines program requirements. Directs the Secretary of the Navy to conduct a similar program for cooperation between the Navy and industry on the R&D of such technologies. Provides funding for such programs.
(Sec. 1114) Authorizes the Secretary to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the SBA Administrator, the Administrator of the Economic Development Administration, or any other agency having expertise regarding the provision of loan guarantees for the purpose of processing loan applications, guaranteeing loan repayments, and providing related services. Requires 60 percent of the amount allocated for such loans to go to small business concerns and the remaining 40 percent to medium-sized businesses. Provides special requirements with respect to loan guarantees under such program. Provides per-business maximum loan guarantee limits.
(Sec. 1115) Directs the Secretary, in considering small businesses for participation in technology reinvestment projects, to consider a proposal submitted by such a business without regard to its ability to immediately meet its share of anticipated partnership costs. Allows at least 120 days after selection for the small business to arrange to meet such financial commitment. Provides the same latitude for the Secretary with respect to small businesses applying under the commercial-military integration partnership program, the regional technology alliance program, and the defense dual-use assistance extension program.
(Sec. 1116) Directs the Secretary, in establishing conditions on the funding of defense technology reinvestment projects, to ensure that the principal economic benefits of such arrangements accrue to the U.S. economy. Requires the use of competitive selection procedures for such projects.
(Sec. 1117) Prohibits the expenditure of more than 50 percent of the funds authorized for certain acquisition activities until the Secretary submits to the Congress a defense capability assessment and plan.
(Sec. 1118) Requires the head of the agency concerned, at the time of award for a cooperative agreement or other transaction under a defense technology reinvestment program, to include in the file a brief explanation of the manner in which such award advances and enhances a particular national security objective or policy.
(Sec. 1119) Requires the Comptroller General to report to the Congress an assessment of the extent to which defense technology and industrial base program awards for cooperative agreements attain certain defense policy objectives.
Subtitle B: Community Adjustment and Assistance Programs - Earmarks specified funds authorized under this Act for military community adjustment and economic diversification assistance programs. Includes feasibility studies and business plans for market diversification within such programs. Provides FY 1995 funding for such studies and plans.
(Sec. 1123) Authorizes the Secretary to make grants or enter into agreements in order to assist States and local governments in planning community adjustments and economic diversification even though the entity is not currently eligible for assistance, if the Secretary determines that a substantial portion of the economic activity or population of the geographic area involved is dependent on defense expenditures. Provides FY 1995 funding.
Subtitle C: Personnel Adjustment, Education, and Training Programs - Increases the eligibility and application periods for former military personnel wishing to enter into a DOD program for assistance in obtaining certification and employment as teachers and teachers' aides.
(Sec. 1132) Revises Federal provisions concerning the authority of the Secretary to assist separated members in obtaining employment with law enforcement agencies to: (1) include as eligible for such assistance an individual released from military service during the six-year period beginning on October 1, 1993; (2) provide grants to law enforcement agencies for paying salary and fringe benefits costs for such former military personnel; (3) provide a $50,000 per-member grant limit; (4) allow ten percent of program funds to be used for administrative expenses; (5) require prior appropriation of necessary funds before participation by a member in the program; (6) allow placement of such members as firefighters or members of rescue squads or ambulance crews if the Secretary certifies that such expansion will facilitate DOD personnel transition programs; (7) allow DOD civilian employees terminated during the above period due to reductions in defense spending to participate in the program; and (8) provide FY 1995 funding for such program.
(Sec. 1133) Directs the Secretary during FY 1995 to carry out a pilot program to establish cooperative arrangements with a consortium of eligible entities to assist bilingual former military or civilian DOD personnel to obtain certification and employment as bilingual elementary or secondary school teachers in mathematics or science. Defines eligible entities, members and employees. Provides a stipend to pilot program participants. Provides FY 1995 funding.
(Sec. 1134) Authorizes the Secretary during FY 1995 to carry out a demonstration project in not more than two eligible communities to assist separated military personnel and terminated defense workers residing in such community in owning their own business.
(Sec. 1135) Authorizes the Secretary to carry out a demonstration program in no more than three eligible locations to assist separated military personnel and terminated defense workers to obtain employment by participating in the establishment and operation of ship recycling facilities. Provides FY 1995 funding.
(Sec. 1136) Makes the Secretary of Labor (currently, the Secretary of Defense) responsible for the administration and funding of the defense diversification and defense conversion adjustment programs under the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA).
(Sec. 1137) Amends the JTPA to make eligible for assistance under the defense conversion adjustment program or the defense diversification program workers dislocated from employment due to reductions in the export of defense articles and services.
Subtitle D: Other Matters - Amends the Armament Retooling and Manufacturing Support Act of 1992 to extend through FY 1996 the armament retooling and manufacturing support initiative. Directs the Secretary of the Army to carry out a loan guarantee program to encourage commercial firms to use Army ammunition manufacturing facilities. Requires advance budget authority for such loan guarantees. Provides for: (1) program administration; (2) loan limits; (3) reporting requirements; and (4) use of prior-law Army ammunition procurement funds to cover the cost of such loan guarantees.
(Sec. 1142) Amends the Defense Conversion, Reinvestment, and Transition Assistance Act of 1992 to revise certain notification requirements with respect to the pending or actual termination of defense programs.
(Sec. 1143) Directs the Secretary to establish a DOD plan to encourage further development and deployment of existing defense environmental technologies in support of the dredging requirements of dual-use ports. Requires a report.
Title XII: Cooperative Threat Reduction With States of the Former Soviet Union - Amends the Cooperative Threat Reduction Act of 1993 to make permanent a required semiannual report on cooperative threat reduction (CTR) programs.
(Sec. 1203) Directs the Secretary to report to the Congress on U.S.
efforts made to ensure that assistance provided under CTR programs is fully accounted for and that such assistance is being used for its intended purposes. Requires an assessment of such report by the Comptroller General.
(Sec. 1204) Directs the Secretary to report to the Congress on progress being made in each state of the former Soviet Union that is a recipient of CTR assistance toward the development of an effective system of control and accountability for material related to weapons of mass destruction in that country.
(Sec. 1205) Directs the Secretary to report to the Congress on funding for CTR programs with states of the former Soviet Union. Requires subsequent report revisions. Limits to $50 million the FY 1995 threat reduction funding until the President certifies to the Congress that U.S. allies are increasing their levels of support with respect to CTR programs.
(Sec. 1206) Provides certain prohibitions and limitations with respect to FY 1995 allocation of funds for CTR programs.
(Sec. 1207) Expresses certain congressional findings, and requires three reports in 1995 from the President to the Congress, with respect to an assessment of the extent of compliance by independent states of the former Soviet Union with the Biological Weapons Convention and other international agreements relating to the control of biological weapons.
Prohibits more than $25 million of the funds authorized for CTR programs from being obligated before receipt by the Congress of the first of such reports.
(Sec. 1208) Prohibits the use of funds authorized for CTR programs under this Act for obligation to a military-to-military contact program until the Secretary and the Secretary of State report jointly to the Congress on the coordination of such programs.
(Sec. 1209) Expresses the sense of the Congress calling for the safe, secure dismantlement of the nuclear arsenal of the former Soviet Union.
Title XIII: Matters Relating to Allies and Other Nations - Subtitle A: Matters Relating to NATO - Authorizes the Secretary to enter into cooperative R&D projects with NATO organizations. (Currently, such projects are permitted only with major U.S. allies.)
(Sec. 1302) Expresses the sense of the Congress that: (1) NATO should retain the right of autonomy of action regarding missions in addition to its collective defense should the UN Security Council or other appropriate organization fail to act; (2) NATO is not an auxiliary to the UN or any other organization; and (3) the member states of NATO reserve the right to act collectively in defense of their vital interests.
(Sec. 1303) Amends the Department of Defense Authorization Act, 1985, to preclude the authorized end strength of permanent U.S. military personnel in Europe from exceeding 100,000 in any fiscal year. Excludes troops assigned to permanent duty in Iceland, Greenland, and the Azores from the calculation of such end strength.
(Sec. 1304) Requests the President to seek to have European member nations of NATO assume an increased share of the nonpersonnel costs for U.S. military installations in such countries so that, by the end of FY 1996, those nations have assumed 37.5 percent of such costs.
(Sec. 1305) Expresses the sense of the Congress that the President should: (1) intensify efforts to recover from U.S. allies the residual value of real property released by the United States to such countries as part of the closure of overseas U.S. military installations; (2) negotiate with the government of each NATO host country for the payment of the negotiated value of such improvements; and (3) enter into negotiations for payments-in-kind only as a last resort and only after informing the Congress that other payments have been unsuccessful. Requires all in-kind contributions received by DOD to be used for DOD identified priorities. Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1991 to provide certain requirements and limitations with respect to payments-in-kind under such Act. Provides for congressional oversight of such payments, including required prior notification to the Congress of proposed in-kind agreements with NATO host countries.
(Sec. 1306) Provides that funds received from the Federal Republic of Germany as its fair share of the costs of the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies shall be credited to appropriations available to DOD for the Center and merged with other funds used for the Center. Authorizes the Secretary to waive certain educational costs at such Center with respect to certain U.S. allies.
(Sec. 1307) Expresses the sense of the Senate that the President should use existing authorities to the greatest extent possible to authorize assistance and cooperation to countries such as Poland, Hungary, and the Czech Republic that are making significant progress in working with NATO toward an allied defense.
Subtitle B: Matters Relating to Several Countries - Limits to $8.181 billion the total amount authorized to be obligated to conduct overseas basing activities during FY 1995 (with a national interests exception).
(Sec. 1312) Prohibits DOD funds from being used to support an overseas military personnel end strength in excess of 203,000 at the end of any fiscal year. Provides wartime or emergency exceptions.
(Sec. 1313) Expresses as the policy of the United States that the NATO allies should assist in paying the incremental costs incurred by the United States in maintaining U.S. military personnel in Europe to perform NATO support activities. Directs the President to take all necessary actions to implement such policy in his allied burdensharing report.
(Sec. 1314) Requires the Secretary to report to the Congress assessing the national security consequences of U.S. military cooperation programs.
(Sec. 1315) Directs the Secretary to: (1) carry out a comprehensive review of current authorities to engage in cooperative regional security and host nation development in countries of the Western Hemisphere, and report to the Congress the results of such review; and (2) recommend in such report appropriate legislation to achieve the U.S. strategic objectives in the Western Hemisphere.
(Sec. 1316) Authorizes the Secretary to conduct military-to-military contacts and comparable activities designed to encourage a democratic orientation of defense establishments and military forces of other countries. Provides FY 1995 funding.
(Sec. 1317) Extends to the United States or any regional international organization of which the United States is a member the authority to enter into cooperative agreements to acquire logistic support, supplies, and services for elements of U.S. armed forces deployed outside the United States. Extends also to such elements the authority to enter into cross-servicing agreements for such support, supplies, or services. Increases current limits on the total amount of reimbursable liabilities that may be incurred by the United States with other member countries of NATO for various costs. Requires the Secretary to report to the Congress during each of 1996 through 2000 concerning non-NATO cross-servicing and acquisition actions in effect during the preceding fiscal year.
(Sec. 1318) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1993 to extend permanently the authority for DOD to share equitably the costs of claims under international armaments cooperative programs.
Subtitle C: Matters Relating to Specific Countries - Expresses congressional findings concerning defense cooperation between the United States and Israel. Encourages the President to ensure that any conventional defense system or technology offered for release to NATO or major non-NATO allies should be simultaneously offered to Israel. Urges the President to make available to Israel advanced U.S. technology necessary for continued progress in U.S.-Israel R&D of theater missile defenses.
(Sec. 1322) Expresses the sense of the Congress that the Republic of Korea should improve its ground forces in specified ways. Requires a report from the Secretary to the defense committees on the adequacy of such ground forces in repelling an attack from North Korea or in meeting its primary ground defense mission.
(Sec. 1323) Expresses the sense of the Congress that the: (1) force structure identified as necessary by the Bottom Up Review may not be used to limit the size or structure of the force U.S. military commanders may request in preparation for a major regional contingency on the Korean Peninsula; (2) Chairman and ranking Members on the Senate and House Armed Services and Appropriations Committees should receive regular briefings from DOD on the situation on the Peninsula; and (3) conclusions of the Bottom Up Review should be continuously examined in light of the lessons learned from preparation for a major regional contingency on the Peninsula as well as from other military operations.
(Sec. 1324) Expresses the sense of the Congress that: (1) the North Korean regime should take certain steps toward cooperation with the international nuclear nonproliferation regime by permitting certain inspections at its nuclear complex; (2) if no such inspection is allowed, then the United States should indicate the severity with which it views the North Korean provocation against international norms; and (3) such U.S. actions should include the seeking of international sanctions against North Korea and rescheduling the "Team Spirit" exercises currently set for 1994.
(Sec. 1325) Directs the Secretary to report to the Congress regarding the security relationship between the United States and Japan.
Title XIV: Peace Operations and Humanitarian Assistance Activities - Subtitle A: Peace Operations - Directs the Secretary to submit to the Congress two reports on U.S. proposals for improving UN management of peace operations.
(Sec. 1402) Directs the Secretary to report to the congressional defense committees on military readiness of U.S. ground combat forces in peacekeeping operations in Bosnia-Hercegovina.
(Sec. 1403) Directs the Secretary to report to the Congress on the lessons learned from U.S. participation in UN activities in Somalia.
(Sec. 1404) Expresses congressional support for the efforts of the Contact Group to bring about a peaceful settlement of the conflict in Bosnia- Hercegovina which maintains the territorial integrity of each such country. States that the United States should work with member nations of NATO and other permanent members of the UN Security Council toward such ends. Requests the United States to exercise leadership within the international community to cause the Bosnian Serb faction to accept the Contact Group proposal. Provides that, if such proposal is not accepted, the President should introduce and support in the UN Security Council a resolution to terminate the Bosnia arms embargo. Provides a unilateral U.S. policy with respect to Bosnia-Hercegovina if such resolution is not adopted, as well as an interim policy in case of certain attacks by the Bosnian Serb faction.
Subtitle B: Assistance Activities - Designates certain DOD humanitarian programs as Overseas Humanitarian, Disaster, and Civic Aid programs. Limits funding.
(Sec. 1412) Authorizes the President to direct the Secretary to provide disaster assistance outside the United States to respond to manmade or natural disasters when necessary to prevent the loss of lives. Requires a report to the Congress within 48 hours after commencement of such activities.
(Sec. 1413) Directs the Secretary to carry out a program for humanitarian purposes to assist other nations in the detection and clearance of landmines. Outlines provisions concerning: (1) the forms of assistance authorized; (2) a limitation with respect to the use of U.S. military personnel as part of such assistance; (3) the earmarking of specified funds for such assistance; and (4) required notification by the Secretary to the Congress of any such assistance activities.
Title XV: Arms Control Matters - Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year: (1) 1993 to extend through FY 1995 the authority of the Secretary to fund and provide assistance to support international nonproliferation activities; and (2) 1994 to rename the Non- Proliferation Program Review Committee as the Counterproliferation Program Review Committee. Adds specified duties and responsibilities for such Committee. Requires the Committee to report to the President and the heads of all appropriate Federal departments and agencies on recommendations for programs to encourage funding for capabilities and technologies at the level necessary to support U.S. nonproliferation policy.
(Sec. 1503) Directs the Secretary to report to the Congress in 1995 and 1996 on the findings of the above Committee.
(Sec. 1504) Earmarks specified funds authorized under this Act for:
(1) counterproliferation activities; (2) education to military personnel in matters relating to counterproliferation; and (3) counterproliferation technology development. Authorizes the Secretary to transfer other funds made available to DOD in FY 1995 under this Act for counterproliferation programs, projects, and activities, requiring notification to the Congress of any such transfer.
(Sec. 1505) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1994 to make permanent the authority of the Secretary to carry out studies relating to U.S. counterproliferation policy.
(Sec. 1506) Prohibits the expenditure of funds made available to DOD for travel by the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Policy until the Secretary submits to the Congress a report required under prior law relating to the proliferation of foreign military satellites.
(Sec. 1507) Withholds certain counterproliferation activities funding until a certain previously required report is received by the Congress.
(Sec. 1508) Expresses the full support of the Congress to the President in seeking the indefinite and unconditional extension of the Treaty on the Non- Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons.
(Sec. 1509) Applauds the President for maintaining the U.S. nuclear testing moratorium and taking a leadership role in negotiating a comprehensive test ban treaty. Encourages all other nuclear powers to do likewise. Urges the Conference on Disarmament to move toward a comprehensive test ban treaty by the end of 1994.
Title XVI: Reserve Officer Personnel Management Act (ROPMA) - Reserve Officer Personnel Management Act - Subtitle A: Reserve Officer Personnel Management - Part I: Revised and Standardized Reserve Officer Personnel System - Amends Federal armed forces provisions to recodify provisions relating to the organization, administration, promotion, and retention of officers in the armed forces reserves, except warrant officers.
Directs the Secretary of each armed force to maintain a reserve active- status list to include all reserve officers other than warrant officers and active-duty reserve officers. Provides for the convening of selection boards to determine, with the use of the active-status list, the order for: (1) promotion; (2) continuation on the active-status list; (3) selective early removal from such list; or (4) selective early retirement. Outlines procedures to be used by such selection boards for each determination, including: (1) notice to and opportunity for officers to present appropriate information on their behalf; (2) majority vote by the board; (3) removal of an officer's name for consideration by the President or after having failed twice for promotion or continuation on such list; (4) the creation of promotion zones from which eligible officers are chosen for promotion, together with appropriate promotion requirements; (5) the appropriate number of reserve officers to be included in each promotion zone; (6) permissible delays in promotion consideration due to disciplinary actions or criminal proceedings or certain other reasons; and (7) a voluntary delay requested by the officer being considered.
Provides special promotional considerations for reserve officers in and above general and flag grades.
Provides that reserve officers on the active-status list who are considered but not recommended for promotion or who decline to accept a promotion shall be considered to have failed for promotion. Provides for the convening of special selection boards (to correct administrative errors in promotion proceedings) and mandatory promotion selection boards in specified circumstances.
Requires the following officers to be separated from service after failure of selection for promotion to the next higher grade for the second time: reserve first lieutenants in the Army, Air Force, and Marine Corps and reserve first lieutenants junior grade of the Navy. Provides certain exceptions to such separations, including mobilization requirements.
Requires removal from the reserve active-status list (or transfer to the retired list in certain circumstances) for certain officers who have completed a specified number of years of service or attained a certain age (both varying depending on the grade rank in question). Allows for continuation on the active-status list or separation from service for such officers. Directs the Secretary concerned to convene a board of inquiry to receive evidence and review the case of any officer who has been required to show cause for retention in an active status.
Authorizes the Secretary of the Army or Air Force, as appropriate, to: (1) terminate the reserve appointment; or (2) withdraw Federal recognition as an officer of the National Guard for officers in the Army or Air National Guard who have been absent without leave for three months or more.
Part II: Conforming Amendments - Makes conforming amendments.
Subtitle B: Other Personnel Policy Amendments - Part I: Appointments - Repeals the separate authority for women to be either enlisted or appointed as reserve officers.
Provides for the appointment of former active-duty commissioned officers as reserve officers on the reserve active-status list. Provides crediting for active-duty time served for such officers.
Part II: Separation and Retirement - Provides for the crediting, upon retirement, of the highest grade satisfactorily served at any time in the armed forces.
Part III: Other Amendments - Revises provisions with respect to: (1) removal from the active-status list of the Chief of the National Guard Bureau; and (2) the reenlistment of a former enlisted reserve officer.
Subtitle C: Reorganization and Consolidation of Laws Relating to Reserve Components - Reorganizes and consolidates certain laws relating to the reserve components of the armed forces.
Provides that in each armed force there shall be a Ready Reserve, a Standby Reserve, and a Retired Reserve and requires each reserve member to be placed in a category. Outlines provisions with respect to the appointment, composition, authorized strength, and other procedural aspects for each reserve category. Requires the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs to be the DOD official responsible for overall supervision of DOD reserve component affairs.
Establishes in the Office of the Secretary of Defense a Reserve Forces Policy Board to act as the principal policy adviser to the Secretary on matters relating to the reserve components. Provides for the establishment of subordinate policy committees within each of the service branches.
Establishes a National Guard Bureau as a joint bureau of the Departments of the Army and Air Force.
Sets forth provisions relating to reserve component personnel policy. Requires the authorized strength of a reserve component to be prescribed by the President when not prescribed by law. Sets forth provisions with respect to: (1) enlisted personnel; and (2) National Guard members in the Federal service. Provides for the utilization of reserve personnel for: (1) training, administering, or instructing other reserve members; and (2) serving on active duty. Sets forth provisions with respect to: (1) the discharge or separation of reserve personnel; and (2) the computation of years-of-service and retired pay for retired reserve personnel.
Subtitle D: Technical and Clerical Amendments - Makes general and technical amendments to conform with reorganizational changes made under this Act.
Subtitle E: Transition Provisions - Provides transitional provisions for reserve officer personnel affected by changes made under this Act.
Subtitle F: Effective Dates and General Savings Provisions - Gives the effective date for changes made under this Act and sets forth savings and transition provisions.
Division B: Military Construction Authorizations - Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1995 - 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, carry out architectural planning and design activities, and improve existing military family housing units in specified amounts. Authorizes appropriations to the Army for fiscal years after 1994 for military construction, land acquisition, and military family housing functions of the Army. Limits the total cost of construction projects authorized by this title.
(Sec. 2105) Authorizes the Secretary of the Army to carry out a military construction project for the construction of a library at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
(Sec. 2106) Amends the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1992 to: (1) reduce the amount authorized for military construction projects at Fort Hunter Liggett, California; and (2) increase by a corresponding amount the sum authorized for such projects at Fort Stewart, Georgia.
(Sec. 2107) Directs the Secretary of the Army to carry out a study of traffic safety on the highway at the Hawthorne Army Ammunition Plant, Nevada.
Title XXII: Navy - Provides, with respect to the Navy, authorizations paralleling those provided for the Army under title XXI.
(Sec. 2205) Reauthorizes the Secretary of the Navy to carry out a military construction project at the Naval Supply Center, Pensacola, Florida, involving the construction of a cold storage facility.
(Sec. 2206) Directs such Secretary, at the conclusion of a study to identify necessary infrastructure improvements at the Mayport Naval Station, Florida, to begin design work for necessary military construction projects there.
(Sec. 2207) Authorizes the Secretaries of the Navy and Transportation to enter into an agreement for the relocation of the activities and functions of Pascagoula Coast Guard Station, Mississippi, to the Naval Station in such city. Prohibits the Secretary of the Navy from incurring construction costs relating to such relocation. Provides other relocation conditions.
Title XXIII: Air Force - Provides, with respect to the Air Force, authorizations paralleling those provided for the Army under title XXI.
(Sec. 2305) Amends the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1994 to: (1) increase the amount authorized for a military construction project at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida; and (2) increase the number of military family housing units authorized to be constructed there.
(Sec. 2307) Earmarks funds authorized under this Act for the modification of Air Force Plant No. 3 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Requires the Secretary of the Air Force, before such funds are obligated, to report to the congressional defense committees a certification that such modifications are consistent with future national security missions of such facility.
(Sec. 2308) Amends the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1991 to repeal a specified limitation in the order of retirement of Minuteman II missiles.
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 improve existing military family housing units and to carry out energy conservation projects. Authorizes appropriations for fiscal years after 1994 for military construction, land acquisition, and military family housing functions of DOD. Limits the total cost of construction projects authorized by this title.
(Sec. 2406) Directs the Secretary of the Navy to transfer a specified amount authorized under this Act to the South Carolina Department of Highways and Public Transportation for the improvement of the access road to the Naval Weapons Station in Charleston, South Carolina.
(Sec. 2407) Earmarks funds authorized under this Act for planning and design for military construction in support of the consolidation of operations of the Defense Finance and Accounting Service.
(Sec. 2408) Amends the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1993 to reduce the amount authorized for a military construction project at the Fitzsimmons Army Medical Center, Colorado. Provides that if the FY 1996 defense budget includes a request for construction funds for the replacement of such facility, then the Secretary must certify to the congressional defense committees that the replacement facility is needed to meet military health care requirements.
Title XXV: North Atlantic Treaty Organization Infrastructure - Authorizes the Secretary to make contributions to the NATO Infrastructure Program. Authorizes appropriations.
Title XXVI: Guard and Reserve Forces Facilities - Authorizes appropriations for the Guard and reserve forces for acquisition, architectural and engineering services, and the construction of facilities. Prohibits the use of funds for unauthorized Guard and reserve projects, with certain exceptions.
(Sec. 2603) Amends certain prior military construction authorization Acts to increase the amounts authorized for certain National Guard and reserve projects for which funds have been appropriated.
(Sec. 2604) Allows funds authorized under the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1993 for facilities renovation at Fort Dix, New Jersey, to also be used for additions and alterations.
(Sec. 2605) Authorizes the Secretary to make a contribution to Colorado in connection with the relocation of the Colorado State Area Command Armory to Englewood, Colorado, along with certain improvements.
Title XXVII: Expiration and Extension of Authorizations - Terminates all authorizations contained in titles XXI through XXVI of this Act on October 1, 1997, or the date of enactment of an Act authorizing funds for military construction for FY 1998, whichever is later, with an exception. Extends certain prior year military construction projects.
Title XXVIII: General Provisions - Subtitle A: Military Construction Program and Military Family Housing Changes - Authorizes the Secretary of the military department concerned, using operation and maintenance funds, to carry out repair projects for an entire single-purpose facility or one or more functional areas of a multipurpose facility. Requires advance approval for projects costing more than $5 million.
(Sec. 2803) Authorizes the Secretary of the Navy to enter into limited partnerships with private developers to encourage the construction of Navy housing and accessory structures within commuting distance of military installations at which there is a shortage of suitable housing for Navy personnel and their dependents. Establishes, for purposes of such partnerships, the Navy Housing Investment Account and the Navy Housing Investment Board. Requires a report from such Secretary on deposits into, and expenditures from, the Account. Terminates the authority to enter into such partnerships on September 30, 1999.
(Sec. 2804) Authorizes the Secretary and the Secretaries of the military departments to charge a fixed rate for reimbursement of the costs of providing planning, supervisory, administrative, or overhead services related to the construction, repair, or maintenance of real property.
(Sec. 2805) Amends the Demonstration Cities and Metropolitan Development Act of 1966 to authorize the Secretary to pay closing costs to eligible persons under the homeowners assistance program.
Subtitle B: Defense Base Closure and Realignment - Amends the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act of 1990 to prevent the Secretary or the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission, in considering military installations for closure or realignment, from taking into account any advance conversion planning undertaken by an affected community with respect to the anticipated closure or realignment of an installation. Makes clarifying and technical amendments to the above Act as well as the Defense Authorization Amendments and Base Closure and Realignment Act.
(Sec. 2814) Authorizes the Administrator of General Services to give priority consideration, when leasing space under the Public Buildings Act of 1949, to facilities of a former military installation that have been acquired by a non-Federal entity.
(Sec. 2815) Directs the Secretary to prepare and submit to the Congress a report on the effect of base closures and realignments on future military mobilization capabilities.
(Sec. 2816) Restores certain annual leave for civilian DOD employees in connection with certain base realignments.
(Sec. 2817) Amends the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1991 to: (1) waive a prior congressional notification requirement with respect to settlements with foreign countries for the release to such countries of improvements made at U.S. military installations there, if such improvements have a value of $10 million or less; and (2) require the Secretary to report annually to the defense committees on such proposed agreements that have not been submitted to the OMB Director.
Subtitle C: Changes to Existing Land Conveyance Authority - Amends the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1993 to include the city of Alameda, California, as an additional authorized lessee of property at the Naval Supply Center in Oakland, California.
(Sec. 2822) Amends the Persian Gulf Conflict Supplemental Authorization and Personnel Benefits Act of 1991 to allow certain modifications to an authorized land conveyance at Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia.
(Sec. 2823) Amends the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1993 to provide for the preservation of the Calverton Pine Barrens, Naval Weapons Industrial Reserve Plant, New York, as a nature preserve.
(Sec. 2824) Amends the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1994 to release the reversionary interest retained with respect to the conveyance of the electricity distribution system at Fort Dix, New Jersey.
(Sec. 2825) Amends the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 1990 and 1991 to modify generally an authorized land conveyance at Fort Knox, Kentucky.
(Sec. 2826) Amends the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1994 to revise the release conditions with respect to a reversionary interest in the Old Spanish Trail Armory in Harris County, Texas.
(Sec. 2827) Modifies a height restriction with respect to an avigation easement at Fort Walton, Beach, Florida, under the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1991.
Subtitle D: Land Conveyances - Authorizes the Secretary of the Air Force to convey to: (1) Tulsa, Oklahoma, Air Force Plant No. 3 in Tulsa; (2) the Broome County Industrial Development Authority Air Force Plant No. 59 in Johnson City (Westover), New York; (3) the North Dakota Board of Higher Education the Radar Bomb Scoring Site in Dickinson, North Dakota; and (4) Finley, North Dakota, certain recreational and housing facilities for the Finley Air Force Station and Radar Site in Finley.
(Sec. 2833) Authorizes the Secretary of the: (1) Navy to convey to the Community Development Agency of Riverhead, New York, a portion of the Naval Weapons Industrial Reserve Plant in Calverton, New York; (2) Army to convey to the Hall County, Nebraska, Board of Supervisors the Cornhusker Army Ammunition Plant in Hall County; (3) Army to convey to Mineral County, Nevada, a portion of the Hawthorne Army Ammunition Plant in Mineral County; (4) Army to convey to Edison, New Jersey, a specified portion of Fort Dix, New Jersey; (5) Army to convey to Harpswell, Maine, a portion of the Defense Fuel Supply Point, Casco Bay, Maine; (6) Army to convey to Rio Vista, California, the Army Reserve training facility in Rio Vista; (7) Navy to lease to Vallejo, California, certain property located on Mare Island in Vallejo; (8) Navy to lease to the San Diego County YMCA for a summer youth residence camp a portion of the Naval Radio Receiving Facility, Coronado, California; and (9) Navy to enter into an agreement with the Oxnard Harbor District, Port Hueneme, California, for the use of certain Navy property at the Port.
(Sec. 2844) Authorizes the Secretary of the Air Force, as part of the closure of an Air Force radar bomb scoring site near Holbrook, Arizona, to transfer the administrative jurisdiction, accountability, and control of the housing units and associated support facilities at the site to the Secretary of the Interior for use in connection with the Petrified National Forest Park.
(Sec. 2845) Directs the Secretary of the Interior to transfer to the Air Force certain lands contiguous to the Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, to be used in connection with a wastewater treatment facility. Provides for: (1) cattle grazing rights; (2) transfer compliance with environmental laws; (3) responsibility for the cleanup of hazardous substances; (4) mining and other rights-of-way; and (5) permitted public access to the lands transferred.
(Sec. 2846) Authorizes the Secretary of the Army to transfer to the Secretary of the Interior administrative jurisdiction over specified real property at Fort Devens, Massachusetts, for inclusion in the Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge.
(Sec. 2847) Authorizes the Secretary of Defense to release current requirements and a reversionary interest with respect to certain dry-dock property in Baltimore, Maryland.
(Sec. 2848) Authorizes the Secretary of the Navy to release the U.S. reversionary interest to certain parcels of land in York County and James City County, Virginia, as well as in Newport News, Virginia.
Subtitle E: Other Matters - Allows the Secretary of a military department to authorize a nonappropriated fund instrumentality to contract for construction of a shopping mall or similar facility for a commissary store and one or more nonappropriated fund instrumentality activities.
(Sec. 2853) Amends the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1994 to repeal a certain restriction on land transactions relating to the Presidio of San Francisco, California.
(Sec. 2854) Directs the Secretary of the Army to report to the Congress on the use of Army operation and maintenance funds for environmental restoration at the Cornhusker Army Ammunition Plant, Hall County, Nebraska.
(Sec. 2855) Authorizes the Secretary of the Army, upon the request of the Women in Military Service for America Memorial Foundation, Inc., to provide engineering, design, construction, management, and related services to the Foundation for repair, restoration, and preservation of certain structures of the Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, and the construction of the Women in Military Service for America Memorial.
(Sec. 2856) Expresses the sense of the Senate that the Senate should consider the authorization for appropriation of funds for a military construction project not included in the annual DOD budget request only if certain conditions are met. Requires the views of the Secretary to be obtained when considering such an authorization.
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 1995 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 110 percent of or $1 million more than the amount authorized; 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 elapsed 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 $3 million, requiring certain congressional notification for projects exceeding $600,000. Requires planning and design funds to be specifically authorized by law when estimates exceed $3 million. Requires the Secretary to complete a conceptual design for a project, before requesting funds, for a construction project in support of a DOE national security program.
(Sec. 3126) Authorizes the Secretary to use funds authorized under this title for DOE emergency planning, design, and construction activities, requiring the Secretary to report to the congressional defense committees on such activities and their circumstances.
(Sec. 3127) 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 - Directs the Secretary, as part of the stockpile stewardship program, to conduct a stockpile stewardship recruitment and training program at the Sandia, Lawrence Livermore, and Los Alamos national laboratories. Allows such program to support research for military or nonmilitary dual-use programs related to nuclear weapons stockpile stewardship. Earmarks funds from this title for such program. Directs the Secretary, as part of the program, to establish for such laboratories a retiree corps of retired scientists with expertise in R&D of nuclear weapons. Requires a report to the congressional defense committees.
(Sec. 3132) Earmarks funds authorized under this title for the defense inertial confinement fusion program.
(Sec. 3133) Authorizes the Secretary to pay to the Hazardous Substance Superfund specified stipulated civil penalties assessed against the Fernald Environmental Management Project, Ohio, and the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant, Ohio.
(Sec. 3134) Authorizes the Secretary to reimburse four Colorado cities a specified amount for the cost of implementing water management programs.
(Sec. 3135) Earmarks specified funds authorized under this title for: (1) worker protection programs at nuclear weapons facilities; and (2) certain programs for persons at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, Washington, who may have been exposed to radiation released from such plant.
(Sec. 3136) Prohibits the Secretary from: (1) obligating more than 20 percent of FY 1995 funds for program direction in carrying out environmental restoration and waste management activities for national security programs until submission of certain reports required under a prior defense authorization Act; or (2) obligating more than 80 percent of FY 1995 national security funding until the Secretary reports to the congressional defense committees a five-year budget plan beginning with FY 1996, as required under a prior defense authorization Act.
(Sec. 3139) Prohibits the use of funds made available to DOD under this Act to study or relocate tritium-related activities and operations from the Mound Plant, Ohio, to a non-weapons production facility.
(Sec. 3140) Earmarks funds authorized under this title for a hazardous materials management and emergency response training program at the Hanford Reservation, Washington.
(Sec. 3141) Directs the Secretary to establish an International Center for Applied Research at the Savannah River Site, Savannah, Georgia. Earmarks funds authorized under this title for such purpose.
Subtitle D: Other Matters - Directs the Secretary to prescribe accounting procedures concerning the use of DOE national security program funds authorized under this title.
(Sec. 3152) Directs the Joint Nuclear Weapons Council to coordinate and approve DOE activities concerning the study, development, production, and retirement of nuclear warheads. Requires an annual report, at the same time as submission of the President's budget request to the Congress, from the Council Chairman to the Secretary with respect to decisions made and activities undertaken regarding nuclear warheads.
(Sec. 3153) Directs the Secretary to report to the Congress on the feasibility of conducting specified disarmament and demilitarization activities, nuclear weapon simulator technology development programs, the stockpile stewardship program, and experiments related to the nonproliferation of nuclear weapons at the Nevada Test Site.
(Sec. 3154) Directs the Secretary to report to the Congress a description of all waste streams generated before 1992 during the nuclear weapons production cycle of DOE.
(Sec. 3155) Allows the President to authorize DOE and DOD to communicate to another country such restricted data (and formerly restricted data) which benefits international cooperative agreements established between the countries concerning: (1) the control of fissile and other weapons material; (2) control of atomic weapons; (3) the verification of a treaty; and (4) the establishment of international standards for the classification of data on fissile materials and atomic weapons.
(Sec. 3156) Earmarks funds authorized under this Act for the DOE scholarship and fellowship program for environmental restoration and waste management. Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 1992 and 1993 to designate a scholarship and fellowship program established under such Act as the Marilyn Lloyd Scholarship and Fellowship Program.
(Sec. 3157) Directs the Secretary to report to the Congress on the economic redevelopment and conversion activities resulting from the reconfiguration of the DOE nuclear weapons complex.
(Sec. 3158) Amends the Department of Energy Organization Act to establish within DOE an Office of Fissile Materials Disposition.
(Sec. 3159) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 1989, to extend through FY 1997 the authority of the Secretary to loan personnel and facilities for the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory.
(Sec. 3160) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal: (1) Years 1992 and 1993 to eliminate a requirement for a five-year plan for DOE defense nuclear facilities; and (2) Year 1994 to require certain additional information to be included within annual reports required under such Act relating to environmental restoration and waste management programs. Requires public participation in the development of such information, as well as in environmental restoration and waste management planning.
(Sec. 3161) Authorizes the Secretary to appoint up to 200 persons in DOE as scientific, engineering, and technical personnel whose duties will relate to safety at DOE defense nuclear facilities. Requires the OPM Director to periodically evaluate the Secretary's appointment authority and take appropriate action, if necessary, to ensure such appointments. Terminates the Secretary's authority on September 30, 1997. Directs the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to conduct, and report to the Congress on, a study of the effect of such appointments on the conduct of remedial actions at sites listed on the National Priorities List. Requires appropriate action to be taken if such appointments are determined to be detrimental to the conduct of such actions. Terminates the Administrator's authority on September 30, 1997.
(Sec. 3162) Earmarks specified funds authorized to DOE under this Act for a computer system for declassification purposes.
(Sec. 3163) Directs the Secretary to take specified action (and provide a report) with respect to safety oversight and enforcement activities at DOE defense nuclear facilities.
Title XXXII: Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board - Authorizes appropriations for FY 1995 for the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board.
Title XXXIII: National Defense Stockpile - Authorizes the National Defense Stockpile (NDS) Manager, during FY 1995, to obligate a specified amount from the National Defense Stockpile Transaction Fund for authorized Fund uses.
(Sec. 3302) Amends the Strategic and Critical Materials Stock Piling Act to require the prevention of technological obsolescence in the rotation of NDS materials.
(Sec. 3303) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1993 to delay until October 1, 1995, a limitation on the authority to dispose of chromium and manganese ferros from the NDS.
(Sec. 3304) Prohibits until April 1, 1995, the disposal of zinc from the NDS to a nongovernmental entity. Provides conditions on disposals after such date.
(Sec. 3305) Directs the President, in entering into agreements for the disposal from the NDS of chromite and manganese ores of metallurgical grade, to give a right of first refusal to domestic feroalloy upgraders.
(Sec. 3306) Directs the Secretary of Defense to enter into an agreement with the President of the National Academy of Sciences under which the Academy would prepare (and submit to the Secretary and the Congress) a report regarding the production of high purity electrolytic chromium metal in the United States.
Title XXXIV: Civil Defense - Subtitle A: Authorization of Appropriations - Authorizes appropriations for FY 1995 for carrying out title VI of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act.
Subtitle B: Reenactment of Federal Civil Defense Act of 1950 in the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act - Amends the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to transfer to title VI of such Act current provisions of the Federal Civil Defense Act of 1950. Empowers the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) with the administration of U.S. civil defense matters. (Currently, such power is vested in the Administrator of the Federal Civil Defense Administration.) Provides the Director with certain administrative authority to carry out his duties. Requires the Director to establish appropriate personnel security requirements and safeguards, with specified limitations on access to national security information until appropriate background investigations are completed. Requires the execution of employee loyalty oaths. Requires the Director to report annually to the Congress on FEMA activities and expenditures. Authorizes appropriations. Repeals the Federal Civil Defense Act of 1950.
Title XXXV: Naval Petroleum Reserves - Authorizes appropriations to the Secretary of Energy for FY 1995 for carrying out certain naval petroleum reserve activities required under Federal law. Provides an FY 1995 price requirement on the sale of petroleum produced from Naval Petroleum Reserve Numbers 1, 2, and 3.
(Sec. 3503) Authorizes the Secretary of Energy to extend the operating contract for Naval Petroleum Reserve Number 1 for an additional two years, allowing funds to be obligated only to the extent made available in appropriation Acts.
Title XXXVI: Panama Canal Commission - Panama Canal Commission Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1995 - Authorizes the Panama Canal Commission to make such expenditures as necessary for the operation, maintenance, and improvement of the Panama Canal for FY 1995, with specified limitations. Authorizes up to 43 motor vehicles to be purchased for transporting Commission personnel across the Isthmus of Panama. Requires expenditures authorized under this title to be in accordance with the Panama Canal Treaties of 1977 and any laws implementing those treaties.
(Sec. 3604) Amends the Panama Canal Act of 1979 to authorize the use of Commission funds to defray the costs of education obtained in the United States (currently, only in the Republic of Panama) for Commission employees who are U.S. citizens.
(Sec. 3605) Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide special immigration status for Panamanian nationals (and their dependents) who continue to be employed by the United States in an area of the former Canal Zone.