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Titles (27)

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Authorization bill FY97, Department of Defense (Identified by CRS)
Defense Department FY97 Authorization bill (Identified by CRS)

Short Titles

Short Titles - Senate

Short Titles as Passed Senate

National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1997

Short Titles as Passed Senate for portions of this bill
  • Armed Forces Force Structures Review Act of 1996
  • Defense Against Weapons of Mass Destruction Act of 1996
  • Defense Nuclear Facility Environmental Restoration Pilot Program Act of 1996
  • Department of Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel Reform Act of 1996
  • Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1997
  • Military Personnel Stalking Punishment and Prevention Act of 1996
  • National Imagery and Mapping Agency Act of 1996
  • National Oceanographic Partnership Act
  • Panama Canal Commission Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1997
  • Pharmaceutical Industry Special Equity Act of 1996
  • Travel Reform and Savings Act of 1996
  • Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Land Withdrawal Amendment Act

Short Titles as Reported to Senate

National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1997

Short Titles as Reported to Senate for portions of this bill
  • Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1997
  • National Imagery and Mapping Agency Act of 1996
  • National Oceanographic Partnership Act
  • Panama Canal Commission Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1997

Short Titles as Introduced

National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1997

Short Titles as Introduced for portions of this bill
  • Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1997
  • National Imagery and Mapping Agency Act of 1996
  • National Oceanographic Partnership Act
  • Panama Canal Commission Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1997

Official Titles

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Official Titles as Amended by Senate

An Act to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1997 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe personnel stengths for such fiscal year for the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.

Official Titles as Introduced

An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1997 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe personnel strengths for such fiscal year for the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (4)

Date Actions Overview
07/10/1996Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with amendments by Yea-Nay Vote. 68-31. Record Vote No: 187.
06/11/1996Committee on Intelligence. Reported to Senate by Senator Specter with amendments. With written report No. 104-278.
05/13/1996Committee on Armed Services. Original measure reported to Senate by Senator Thurmond. With written report No. 104-267. Additional views filed.
05/13/1996Introduced in Senate

All Actions (368)

Date Chamber All Actions
07/12/1996-11:55amHouseHeld at the desk.
07/12/1996-11:12amHouseReceived in the House.
07/10/1996SenateSenate ordered measure printed as passed.
07/10/1996SenateS.1762, S.1763, and S.1764 passed the Senate relating to this measure by Unanimous Consent.
07/10/1996SenateSenate incorporated this measure in H.R. 3230 as an amendment. (consideration: CR S7612)
07/10/1996SenatePassed Senate with amendments by Yea-Nay Vote. 68-31. Record Vote No: 187.
07/10/1996SenateConsidered by Senate. (consideration: CR S7514-7612)
06/28/1996SenateThe bill was read for the third time.
06/28/1996SenateThird cloture motion withdrawn by unanimous consent in Senate.
06/28/1996SenateSection 233 of the bill was modified by Unanimous Consent.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4433 Amendment SP 4433 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4433 Proposed by Senator Lott for Senator Thurmond. To extend through fiscal year 1997 the prohibition on use of funds to implement an international agreement concerning theater missile defense systems.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4432 Amendment SP 4432 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4432 Proposed by Senator McCain for Senator Lott. To authorize funds for the reduction, storage, modeling and coversion of oceanographic data for use by the Navy.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4431 Amendment SP 4431 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4431 Proposed by Senator Nunn for Senator Heflin. To require the Director of the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization to prevent adverse effects of establishment of the National Missile Defense Joint Program Office on private sector employment.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4430 Amendment SP 4430 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4430 Proposed by Senator Nunn for Senator Johnston. To provide for a study on permanent authorization for general plant projects.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4429 Amendment SP 4429 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4429 Proposed by Senator McCain for Senator Shelby. To clarify that the exemption from the Qualified Thrift Lender applies to any savings institutions that serves primarily military personnel.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4428 Amendment SP 4428 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4428 Proposed by Senator Nunn for Senator Feinstein. To prohibit the distribution of information relating to explosive materials for a criminal purpose.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4427 Amendment SP 4427 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4427 Proposed by Senator McCain for Senator Domenici. To authorize $20,000,000 to be appropriated for the DARPA Optoelctronic Centers.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4426 Amendment SP 4426 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4426 Proposed by Senator Nunn for Senator Pell. To require the Secretary of the Navy to establish a National Coastal Data Center on each coast of the continental United States.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4425 Amendment agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4425 Proposed by Senator McCain for Senator Kyl. To provide funds for research and development regarding a surgical strike vehicle for defeating hardened and deeply buried targets.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4424 Amendment SP 4424 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4424 Proposed by Senator Nunn for Senator Bumpers. To authorize a land conveyance at Pine Bluff's Arsenal, Arkansas.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4423 Amendment SP 4423 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4423 Proposed by Senator McCain for Senator Domenici. To increase by $17,000,000 the amount authorized to be appropriated for Defense-wide activities for research, development, test, and evaluation in order to provide an additional $17,000,000 for Holloman Rocket Sled Test Track Upgrade program under the Central Test and Evaluation Investment Program.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4388 Amendment SP 4388 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4422 Amendment SP 4422 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4420 Amendment SP 4420 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4422 Proposed by Senator Warner to Amendment SP 4388. To require a cost-benefit analysis of the F/A-18E/F aircraft program.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4420 Proposed by Senator Conrad. To express the sense of the Senate with regard to the Air Force National Missile Defense Plan.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4419 Amendment SP 4419 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4419 Proposed by Senator Ford. To require the Secretary of Defense to carry out a pilot program to identify and demonstrate a feasible alternative to demilitarization of assembled chemical munitions.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4418 Amendment SP 4418 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4418 Proposed by Senator Warner for Senator Stevens. To provide $2,000,000 for the construction of a facility for military dependent children with disabilities at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4112 Amendment SP 4112 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4417 Amendment SP 4417 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4417 Proposed by Senator Jeffords to Amendment SP 4112. To require the Secretary of Defense to make certain Impact Aid payments.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4112 Proposed by Senator Ford. To amend the special rule for payments for eligible federally connected children.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4367 Amendment SP 4367 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 97-0. Record Vote No: 182.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4416 Amendment SP 4416 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4416 Proposed by Senator McCain for Senator Brown to Amendment SP 4367. In the nature of a substitute.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4414 Amendment as modified agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4415 Amendment SP 4415 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4415 Proposed by Senator Conrad. To provide for the retention on active status of the B-52H bomber aircraft fleet.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4414 Proposed by Senator Levin. To require that the equipment to be procured with funds authorized to be appropriated under section 105 be selected in accordance with the modernization priorities of the reserve components.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4413 Amendment SP 4413 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4413 Proposed by Senator Brown. To require a report by the President detailing the anticipated casualties and destruction resulting from a nuclear, biological, or chemical weapons attack.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4412 Amendment SP 4412 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4412 Proposed by Senator McCain for Senator Thurmond. To make technical corrections.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4411 Amendment SP 4411 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4411 Proposed by Senator McCain for Senator Chafee. To establish a one-year pilot program for online transfer of defense technology information from institutions of higher education to private businesses through an interactive data network involving institutions of higher education.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4410 Amendment SP 4410 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4410 Proposed by Senator Nunn for Senator Glenn. To strengthen certain sanctions against nuclear proliferation activities.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4409 Amendment SP 4409 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4409 Proposed by Senator McCain for Senator Smith. To amend section 346 (relating to authority to transfer contaminated Federal property before completion of required Federal actions).
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4408 Amendment SP 4408 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4408 Proposed by Senator Nunn for Senator Levin. To make available $7,000,000 for research and development relating to Seamless High Off-Chip Connectivity (SHOCC).
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4407 Amendment SP 4407 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4407 Proposed by Senator Nunn for Senator Robb. To specify certain matters to be considered by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in the next assessment of the current missions, responsibilities, and force structure of the unified combatant commands.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4406 Amendment SP 4406 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4406 Proposed by Senator McCain for Senator Smith. To express the sense of the Senate concerning USS LCS 102 (LSSL 102).
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4405 Amendment SP 4405 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4405 Proposed by Senator McCain for Senator Chafee. To authorize $8,900,000 for construction at the Undersea Weapons Systems Laboratory at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Newport Division, Newport, Rhode Island.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4404 Amendment SP 4404 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4404 Proposed by Senator McCain for Senator Domenici. To authorize $10,000,000 for the construction, phase I, of a national range control center, White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4403 Amendment SP 4403 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4403 Proposed by Senator McCain for Senator Stevens. To authorize the construction of a fuel farm, phase I, at Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4402 Amendment SP 4402 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4402 Proposed by Senator Nunn for Senator Levin. To require reporting on compliance of Army test program with certain statutory requirements.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4401 Amendment SP 4401 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4401 Proposed by Senator McCain for Senator Cohen. To amend chapter 57 of title 5, United States Code, to provide Federal employees who transfer in the interest of the Government more effective and efficient delivery of relocation allowances by reducing administrative costs and improving services, and for other purposes.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4400 Amendment SP 4400 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4400 Proposed by Senator McCain for Senator Thurmond. To provide special personnel management authorities for civilian intelligence personnel of the Department of Defense.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4399 Amendment SP 4399 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4399 Proposed by Senator Nunn for Senator Glenn. To provide for a study on worker protection at the Department of Energy facility at Miamisburg, Ohio.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4398 Amendment SP 4398 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4398 Proposed by Senator Nunn for Senator Exon. To increase by $10,000,000 the amount available for the Air Force research, development, test, and evaluation for the National Polar-Orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (SPACE) program (PE 0603434F).
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4397 Amendment SP 4397 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4397 Proposed by Senator Nunn for Senator Heflin. To provide $6,000,000 for the procurement of Bradley TOW 2 Test Program sets.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4396 Amendment SP 4396 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4396 Proposed by Senator McCain for Senator Domenici. To increase by $3,000,000 the amount authorized to be appropriated for the Air Force for research, development, test, and evaluation in order to provide $3,000,000 for the Advanced Distributed simulation connection of the Theater Air command Control and Simulation Facility with the Mission Training Support System facility of the 58th Special Operations Wing.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4395 Amendment SP 4395 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4395 Proposed by Senator McCain for Senator Domenici. To increase by $9,000,000 the amount authorized to be appropriated for the Air Force for procurement of one UH-1N helicopter simulator.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4394 Amendment SP 4394 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4394 Proposed by Senator Nunn for Senator Johnston. To allow the Secretary of Energy to waive limitations on the use of foreign technology in environmental restoration and waste management contracts.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4393 Amendment SP 4393 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4393 Proposed by Senator McCain for Senator Smith. To prohibit the use of prior fiscal year funds for development and procurement of the Pulse Doppler Upgrade modification to the AN/SPS-48E radar system.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4392 Amendment SP 4392 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4392 Proposed by Senator Nunn for Senator Bingaman. To modify the boundaries of the White Sands National Monument and the White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, and to modify the boundary of the Bandelier National Monument, New Mexico.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4391 Amendment SP 4391 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4391 Proposed by Senator Nunn for Senator Sarbanes. To require a plan for repairs and stabilization of the historic district at the Forest Glen Annex of Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Maryland.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4390 Proposed amendment SP 4390 withdrawn in Senate.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4390 Proposed by Senator Nunn for Senator Robb. To state the sense of Congress regarding the authorization of appropriation and appropriation of funds for military equipment and not identified in a budget request of the Depatment of Defense and for certain military construction.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4389 Amendment SP 4389 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4389 Proposed by Senator Nunn for Senator Exon. To authorize the Air National Guard to provide fire protection services and rescue services relating to aircraft at Lincoln Municipal Airport, Lincoln, Nebraska.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4387 Amendment SP 4387 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4388 Proposed by Senator Feingold. To require a cost-benefit analysis of the F/A-18E/F aircraft program.
06/28/1996SenateSecond cloture not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 53-43. Record Vote No: 181. (consideration: CR S7225)
06/28/1996SenateThe amendment (SP 4177) as previously agreed to was further modified by unanimous consent.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4177 The amendment (SP 4177) as previously agreed to was further modified by unanimous consent.
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4387 Proposed by Senator McCain. To ensure fair and equitable pricing of equipment to be provided to Bosnia and Herzegovina under current drawdown authorities.
06/28/1996SenateConsidered by Senate. (consideration: CR S7221-7277, S7280-7287, S7293-7295)
06/28/1996SenateS.Amdt.4367 Considered by Senate.
06/27/1996SenateS.Amdt.4384 Amendment SP 4384 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/27/1996SenateS.Amdt.4384 Proposed by Senator Levin. To require that operational support airlift aircraft excess to the requirements of the Department of Defense be placed in an inactive status and stored at Davis-Mothan Air Force Base pending any-study or analysis of the costs and benefits of operating or disposing of such aircraft.
06/27/1996SenateS.Amdt.4383 Amendment SP 4383 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/27/1996SenateS.Amdt.4383 Proposed by Senator McCain for Senator Moseley-Braun. To continue funding for computer-assisted education and training.
06/27/1996SenateS.Amdt.4382 Amendment SP 4382 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/27/1996SenateS.Amdt.4382 Proposed by Senator Levin for Senator Feinstein. To control the sale of chemicals used to manufacture controlled substances.
06/27/1996SenateS.Amdt.4381 Amendment SP 4381 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/27/1996SenateS.Amdt.4381 Proposed by Senator McCain for Senator Helms. To attach conditions and limitation to the provision of support for Mexico for counter-drug activites.
06/27/1996SenateS.Amdt.4380 Amendment SP 4380 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/27/1996SenateS.Amdt.4380 Proposed by Senator McCain for Senator Kyl. To express the sense of the Senate concerning export controls.
06/27/1996SenateS.Amdt.4379 Amendment SP 4379 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/27/1996SenateS.Amdt.4379 Proposed by Senator Levin for Senator Reid. To provide for the payment by the Department of Energy of costs of operating and maintaining the infrastructure of the Nevada Test Site, Nevada, with repsect to activities of the Department of Defense at the site.
06/27/1996SenateS.Amdt.4378 Amendment SP 4378 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/27/1996SenateS.Amdt.4378 Proposed by Senator McCain. To propose an alternative to section 366, relating to Department of Defense support for sporting events.
06/27/1996SenateS.Amdt.4377 Amendment SP 4377 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/27/1996SenateS.Amdt.4377 Proposed by Senator Levin for Senator Simon. To provide funding for research and development relating to desalting technologies.
06/27/1996SenateS.Amdt.4376 Amendment SP 4376 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/27/1996SenateS.Amdt.4376 Proposed by Senator McCain for Senator Grassley. To amend section 218 to require that the report on F-22 aircraft program costs include a comparison with an earlier estimate of costs.
06/27/1996SenateS.Amdt.4375 Amendment SP 4375 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/27/1996SenateS.Amdt.4375 Proposed by Senator Levin for Senator Heflin. To require the Secretary of the Army to type classify the Electro Optic Augmentatation (EOA) system.
06/27/1996SenateS.Amdt.4374 Amendment SP 4374 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/27/1996SenateS.Amdt.4374 Proposed by Senator McCain for Senator Cohen. To clarify the definition of the term "national security system" for purposes of the Information Technology Management Reform Act of 1996.
06/27/1996SenateS.Amdt.4373 Amendment SP 4373 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/27/1996SenateS.Amdt.4373 Proposed by Senator Levin for Senator Glenn. To place a condition on authority of the Secretary of the Navy to dispose of certain tugboats to the Northeast Wisconsin Railroad Transportation Commission.
06/27/1996SenateS.Amdt.4372 Amendment SP 4372 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/27/1996SenateS.Amdt.4372 Proposed by Senator McCain for Senator Warner. To require a study of ship self-defense options for the Cyclone class patrol craft.
06/27/1996SenateThird cloture motion presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S7156)
06/27/1996SenateS.Amdt.4369 Amendment SP 4369 as modified agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 74-18. Record Vote No: 180.
06/27/1996SenateS.Amdt.4371 Proposed amendment SP 4371 withdrawn in Senate.
06/27/1996SenateS.Amdt.4371 Proposed by Senator Bryan to Amendment SP 4369.
06/27/1996SenateS.Amdt.4370 Proposed amendment SP 4370 withdrawn in Senate.
06/27/1996SenateS.Amdt.4370 Proposed by Senator Grassley. To establish a commission to review the dispute settlement reports of the World Trade Organization, and for other purposes.
06/27/1996SenateS.Amdt.4369 Proposed by Senator Cohen. To authorize additional disposals of material from the National Defense Stockpile.
06/27/1996SenateS.Amdt.4177 Amendment SP 4177 as modified agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/27/1996SenateS.Amdt.4177 Proposed by Senator Harkin. To provide for defense burdensharing.
06/27/1996SenateS.Amdt.4367 Proposed by Senator Nunn. To require the President to submit a report on NATO enlargement to Congress.
06/27/1996SenateS.Amdt.4365 Amendment SP 4365 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/27/1996SenateS.Amdt.4366 Amendment SP 4366 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 53-45. Record Vote No: 179.
06/27/1996SenateS.Amdt.4366 Proposed by Senator Hatch to Amendment SP 4365. To provide equitable relief for the generic drug industry, and for other purposes.
06/27/1996SenateS.Amdt.4365 Proposed by Senator Pryor. To provide equitable relief for the generic drug industry.
06/27/1996SenateS.Amdt.4218 Motion to table SP 4218 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 71-29. Record Vote No: 178.
06/27/1996SenateS.Amdt.4364 Proposed amendment SP 4364 withdrawn in Senate.
06/27/1996SenateS.Amdt.4364 Proposed by Senator Gregg. To amend chapter 83 of title 5, United States Code, to provide for the forfeiture of retirement benefits in the case of any Member of Congress, congressional employee, or Federal justice or judge who is convicted of an offense relating to the official duties of that individual, and for the forfeiture of the retirement allowance of the President for such a conviction.
06/27/1996SenateS.Amdt.4218 Proposed by Senator Lautenberg. To eliminate taxpayer subsidies for recreational shooting programs, and to prevent the transfer of federally-owned weapons, ammunition, funds, and other property to a private Corporation for the Promotion of Rifle Practice and Firearms Safety.
06/27/1996SenateS.Amdt.4350 Proposed amendment SP 4350 withdrawn in Senate.
06/27/1996SenateS.Amdt.4349 Amendment SP 4349 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 96-0. Record Vote No: 177.
06/27/1996SenateConsidered by Senate. (consideration: CR S7074-7080, S7082-7086, S7089, S7093-7110, S7113-7126, S7128-7169)
06/27/1996SenateS.Amdt.4349 Considered by Senate.
06/27/1996SenateS.Amdt.4350 Considered by Senate.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4254 Amendment SP 4254 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4254 Proposed by Senator Warner for Senator Thurmond. To allow the Director of Central Intelligence to provide input for consideration by the Secretary of Defense in preparation of his annual evaluations of the Department of Defense intelligence agency heads, and to establish the National Imagery and Mapping Agency.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4361 Amendment SP 4361 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4361 Proposed by Senator Nunn for Senator Moseley-Braun. To provide additional pension security for spouses and former spouses of civil service employees with respect to the military service of such employees.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4360 Amendment SP 4360 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4360 Proposed by Senator Nunn for Senator Boxer. To authorize the Secretary of the Army to accept less than full reimbursement of costs under the agreement for instruction of civilian students at the Foreign Language Center of the Defense Language Institute.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4359 Amendment SP 4359 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4359 Proposed by Senator Nunn for Senator Byrd. To provide service credit for service as senior ROTC cadets and midshipmen in the Simultaneous Membership Program.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4358 Amendment SP 4358 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4358 Proposed by Senator Warner for Senator Thurmond. To prohibit certain actions relating to the reorganization of the Army ROTC pending a report on the Army ROTC.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4357 Amendment SP 4357 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4357 Proposed by Senator Nunn for Senator Lieberman. To authorize funding for the Corps surface-to-air missile (SAM)/Medium Extended Air Defense System (MESADS) program at the level requested by the President.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4356 Amendment SP 4356 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4356 Proposed by Senator Nunn for Senator Robb. To amend section 2821, relating to the transfer of lands at Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, in order to place conditions on the transfer of certain lands.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4355 Amendment SP 4355 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4355 Proposed by Senator Warner for Senator McCain to Amendment SP 4354. To provide that funds may not be obligated or expended for the project if the project is not included in the current future-years defense program of the Department of Defense.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4354 Amendment SP 4354 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4354 Proposed by Senator Nunn for Senator Ford. To delete $25,000,000 from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Security Investment Program; to add $6,600,000 for phase II construction of the consolidated education Center at Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4353 Amendment SP 4353 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4353 Proposed by Senator Warner for Senator Dewine. To authorize a land conveyance, Air Force Plant, No. 85, Columbus, Ohio.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4352 Amendment SP 4352 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4352 Proposed by Senator Nunn for Senator Johnston. To require a transfer to the Army of jurisdiction over certain lands in the Vernon Ranger District, Kisatchie National Forest, Louisiana.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4351 Amendment agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4351 Proposed by Senator Warner. To extend the authority of the Secretary of the Army to carry out the Armament Retooling and Manufacturing Support (ARMS) Initative.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4350 Proposed by Senator Warner for Senator Pressler. To express the sense of the Congress that the Secretary of the Navy should name one of the new attack submarines of the Navy the "South Dakota.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4349 Proposed by Senator Nunn. To take measures to protect the security of the United States from proliferation and use of weapons of mass destruction.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4049 Motion to table SP 4049 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 53-45. Record Vote No: 176.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4347 Motion to table SP 4347 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 60-40. Record Vote No: 175.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4346 Amendment SP 4346 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 100-0. Record Vote No: 174.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4345 Amendment SP 4345 not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 45-55. Record Vote No: 173.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4347 Proposed by Senator Wellstone. To restore funding for certain educational and employment assistance programs to levels requested by the President by authorizing the Secretary of Defense to transfer defense funds that are excess to the funding levels provided in the future-years defense program and to the other funding objectives of the Chief of Staff of the Army, the Chief of Naval Operations, the Chief of Staff of the Air Force, and the Commandant of the Marine Corps.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4346 Proposed by Senator Thurmond. To reduce the total funding authorized in the bill for the national defense function to the level provided in the Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 1997.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4345 Proposed by Senator Exon. To ensure that the total amount authorized to be appropriated by the bill does not exceed the total amount of the authorizations of appropriations reported by the Committee on Armed Services.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4266 Amendment SP 4266 not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 34-65. Record Vote No: 172.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4266 Proposed by Senator Wellstone. To limit the total amount authorized to be appropriated by the bill to the amount requested by the President and to apply the excess to budget deficit reduction.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4089 Amendment SP 4089 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4090 Amendment SP 4090 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4322 Amendment SP 4322 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4322 Proposed by Senator Nunn for Senator Leahy. To make funds available for research, development, test, and evaluation activities relating to humanitarian demining technologies.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4321 Amendment SP 4321 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4321 Proposed by Senator Hutchison for Senator Kyl. To prohibit the collection and release of detailed satellite imagery with respect to Israel and other countries and areas.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4320 Amendment SP 4320 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4320 Proposed by Senator Hutchison for Senator Thurmond. To extend the term of the remaining transitional member of the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4319 Amendment SP 4319 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4319 Proposed by Senator Hutchison for Senator Thurmond. To increase penalties for certain traffic offenses on military installations.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4318 Amendment SP 4318 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4318 Proposed by Senator Hutchison for Senator Gorton. To provide funds for the construction and improvement of certain reserve facilities in the States of Washington.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4317 Amendment SP 4317 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4317 Proposed by Senator Hutchison for Senator Gorton. To provide for the treatment of the Hanford Reservation, Washington, and other Department of Energy defense nuclear facilities as sites of demonstration projects for the clean-up of Department of Energy defense nucler facilities.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4316 Amendment SP 4316 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4316 Proposed by Senator Hutchison for Senator Smith. To authorize a land conveyance, Crafts Brothers Reserve Training Center, Manchester, New Hampshire.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4315 Amendment SP 4315 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4315 Proposed by Senator Nunn for Senator Simon. To require the Secretary of the Army to complete as soon as practicable the previously authorized land conveyances involving Fort Sheridan, Illinois.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4314 Amendment SP 4314 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4314 Proposed by Senator Hutchison for Senator Murkowski. To propose an alternative section 3158, relating to the redesignation of the Defense Environmental Restoration and Waste Management Program.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4313 Amendment SP 4313 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4313 Proposed by Senator Hutchison for Senator Hatfield. Relating to the participation of the State of Oregon in remedial actions at the Hanford Reservation, Washington.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4312 Amendment SP 4312 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4312 Proposed by Senator Hutchison for Senator Thurmond. To exclude members of the Selected Reserve assigned to the Selective Service System from the limitation on end strength of members of the Selected Reserve Forces who may be assigned to the Selective Service System.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4311 Amendment SP 4311 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4311 Proposed by Senator Nunn for Senator Kennedy. To state the sense of the Senate on Department of Defense sharing of experiences with military child care.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4310 Amendment SP 4310 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4310 Proposed by Senator Nunn for Senator Kennedy. To state the sense of the Senate on the Department of Defense sharing of its experiences under military youth programs.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4309 Amendment SP 4309 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4309 Proposed by Senator Hutchison for Senator Thurmond. To strike section 2812, relating to the disposition of proceeds of certain commissary stores and nonappropriated fund instrumentalities and to amend section 634 to sunset the authority under that section to pay annuities.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4308 Amendment SP 4308 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4308 Proposed by Senator Hutchison for Senator Thurmond. To provide an additional exception for the cost limitation for procurement of Seawolf submarines.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4307 Amendment SP 4307 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4307 Proposed by Senator Hutchison for Senator Lott. To require a report on facilities used for testing launch vehicle engines.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4306 Amendment SP 4306 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4306 Proposed by Senator Nunn for Senator Heflin. To clarify the applicability of section 1102, relating to the retention of civilian employee positions at military training bases transferred to the National Guard.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4305 Amendment SP 4305 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4305 Proposed by Senator Hutchison for Senator Domenici. To provide funding for the Scorpius space launch technology program.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4304 Amendment SP 4304 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4304 Proposed by Senator Nunn for Senator Wellstone. To provide for preventive health care screening of military health care beneficiaries for colon or prostate cancer.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4303 Amendment SP 4303 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4303 Proposed by Senator Hutchison for Senator Brown. To require the Department of Defense to conduct a study to assess the cost savings associated with dismantling and neutralizing chemical munitions in place as opposed to incineration in place.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4302 Amendment SP 4302 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4302 Proposed by Senator Nunn for Senator Feinstein. To require that the Secretary of Energy request funds in fiscal year 1998 for the United States portion of the cost of the Greenville Road Improvement Project, Livermore, California.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4301 Amendment SP 4301 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4301 Proposed by Senator Hutchison for Senator Chafee. To amend section 348, relating to shipboard solid waste control.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4300 Amendment SP 4300 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4300 Proposed by Senator Nunn for Senator Robb. To require information on the proposed funding for the Guard and Reserve components in the future-years defense programs.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4299 Amendment SP 4299 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4299 Proposed by Senator Hutchison for Senator Thomas. To provide for a study of Department of Energy liability for damages to natural resources with respect to Department sites covered by the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4298 Amendment SP 4298 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4298 Proposed by Senator Nunn for Senator Dorgan. To authorize the conveyance of the William Langer Jewel Bearing Plant to the Job Development Authority of the City of Rolla, North Dakota, and for other purposes.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4297 Amendment SP 4297 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4297 Proposed by Senator Hutchison for Senator Lott. To specify the grade of the Chief of Naval Research.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4296 Amendment SP 4296 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4296 Proposed by Senator Nunn for Senator Feinstein. To provide that of the funds available for research, development, test, and evaluations for the Air Force for arms control implementation, $6,500,000 shall be available for basic research in nuclear seismic monitoring.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4295 Amendment SP 4295 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4295 Proposed by Senator Hutchison for Senator Thurmond. To correct an error made in the reporting of the bill.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4294 Amendment SP 4294 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4294 Proposed by Senator Nunn. To provide funds for the Computer Emergency Response Team at the Software Engineering Institute.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4293 Amendment SP 4293 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4293 Proposed by Senator Hutchison for Senator Cohen. To authorize funding and multiyear contracting for the Arleigh Burke class destroyer program.
06/26/1996SenateCloture not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 52-46. Record Vote No: 170. (consideration: CR S6906)
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4089 Considered by Senate.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4049 Considered by Senate.
06/26/1996SenateS.Amdt.4090 Considered by Senate.
06/26/1996SenateConsidered by Senate. (consideration: CR S6905-6937, S6945-6946, S6949-6968, S6971-7014)
06/25/1996SenateSecond cloture motion presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S6848)
06/25/1996SenateS.Amdt.4277 Proposed amendment SP 4277 withdrawn in Senate.
06/25/1996SenateS.Amdt.4277 Proposed by Senator Gregg. To state the sense of the Senate relating to the apparent inappropriate use of Federal bureau of Investigation files.
06/25/1996SenateS.Amdt.4276 Proposed amendment SP 4276 withdrawn in Senate.
06/25/1996SenateS.Amdt.4276 Proposed by Senator Bingaman. To repeal the permanent end strengths.
06/25/1996SenateS.Amdt.4274 Amendment SP 4274 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/25/1996SenateS.Amdt.4275 Amendment SP 4275 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/25/1996SenateS.Amdt.4275 Proposed by Senator Bingaman. To require the Secretary of Defense to take such actions as are necessary to reduce the cost of renovation of the Pentagon Reservation to not more than $1,118,000,000.
06/25/1996SenateS.Amdt.4274 Proposed by Senator Byrd. To provide for certain scientific research on possible causes of Gulf War syndrome; and to provide military medical and dental benefits for children of Gulf War veterans who have congenital defects or catastrophic illnesses.
06/25/1996SenateS.Amdt.4156 Amendment SP 4156 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 100-0. Record Vote No: 169.
06/25/1996SenateS.Amdt.4156 Proposed by Senator Lieberman. To provide for a quadrennial defense review and an independent assessment of alternative force structures for the Armed Forces.
06/25/1996SenateS.Amdt.4049 Considered by Senate.
06/25/1996SenateS.Amdt.4089 Considered by Senate.
06/25/1996SenateS.Amdt.4090 Considered by Senate.
06/25/1996SenateConsidered by Senate. (consideration: CR S6821-6826, S6829-6847)
06/24/1996SenateCloture motion presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S6718)
06/24/1996SenateS.Amdt.4049 Considered by Senate.
06/24/1996SenateConsidered by Senate. (consideration: CR S6718)
06/24/1996SenateS.Amdt.4089 Considered by Senate.
06/24/1996SenateS.Amdt.4090 Considered by Senate.
06/20/1996SenateS.Amdt.4090 Proposed by Senator Warner to Amendment SP 4089. To amend title 18, United States Code, with respect to the stalking of members of the Armed Forces of the United States and their immediate families.
06/20/1996SenateS.Amdt.4089 Proposed by Senator Kempthorne. To waive any time limitation that is applicable to awards of the Distinguished Flying Cross to certain persons.
06/20/1996SenateS.Amdt.4085 Amendment SP 4085 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/20/1996SenateS.Amdt.4085 Proposed by Senator Craig. To amend the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Land Withdrawal Act.
06/20/1996SenateS.Amdt.4083 Amendment SP 4083 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/20/1996SenateS.Amdt.4083 Proposed by Senator Gramm. To require plans for demonstration programs to determine the advisability of permitting medicare-eligible military retirees to enroll in the Tricare program and the Department of Defense to be reimbursed from the medicare program for the costs of care provided to retirees who enroll.
06/20/1996SenateS.Amdt.4049 Considered by Senate.
06/20/1996SenateConsidered by Senate. (consideration: CR S6582-6584, S6586-6608)
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4082 Amendment SP 4082 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4082 Proposed by Senator Kempthorne for Senator McCain. To revise the provision relating to the environmental restoration accounts.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4081 Amendment SP 4081 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4081 Proposed by Senator Kempthorne for Senator Nickles. To authorize the Secretary of the Army to convey certain real property located at Fort Sill, Oklahoma.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4080 Amendment SP 4080 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4080 Proposed by Senator Kempthorne for Senator Lott. To strike section 1008, relating to the prohibition on the use of funds for theOffice of Naval Intelligence representation or related activities.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4079 Amendment SP 4079 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4079 Proposed by Senator Kempthorne. To revise the eligibility requirements for grants and contracts under the University Research Initiative Support Program.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4078 Amendment SP 4078 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4078 Proposed by Senator Nunn. To revise the description of a category of expenses for which humanitarian and civic assistance funds may be used.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4077 Amendment SP 4077 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4077 Proposed by Senator Kempthorne for Senator McCain. To authorize agreements with Indian tribes for services under the Defense Environmental Restoration Program.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4076 Amendment SP 4076 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4076 Proposed by Senator Nunn for Senator Boxer. To amend the reporting requirement under demonstration project for purchase of fire, security, police, public works, and utility services from local government agencies.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4075 Amendment SP 4075 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4075 Proposed by Senator Kempthorne for Senator Grassley. To make reimbursement of Government contractors for cost of excessive amounts of compensation for contractor personnel unallowable under Government contracts.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4074 Amendment SP 4074 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4074 Proposed by Senator Nunn for Senator Bingaman. To revise and improve the authority for research projects under transactions other than contracts and grants and for certain cooperative research and development agreements.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4073 Amendment SP 4073 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4073 Proposed by Senator Kempthorne for Senator Smith. To waive a limitation on use of funds in the National Defense Sealift Fund for purchasing three ships for the purpose of enhancing Marine Corps prepositioning ship squadrons.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4061 Amendment SP 4061 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4072 Amendment SP 4072 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4072 Proposed by Senator McCain to Amendment SP 4061. To require that the project be in the future years of the defense plan.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4071 Amendment SP 4071 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4071 Proposed by Senator Kempthorne for Senator Cohen. To require a modification of a plan for development of a program leading to production of a more capable and less expensive submarine than the New Attack Submarine in order to advance by three years the earliest fiscal year in which a design for a next submarine for serial production may be selected.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4070 Amendment SP 4070 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4070 Proposed by Senator Nunn for Senator Simon. To improve the National Security Education Program.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4069 Amendment SP 4069 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4069 Proposed by Senator Kempthorne for Senator Cohen. To modify the specification of the source authorization of appropriations for certain submarine program contracts.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4068 Amendment SP 4068 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4068 Proposed by Senator Nunn for Senator Byrd. To increase authorizations of appropriations for the Air National Guard by $8,700,000 for support of 10 primary authorized C-130 aircraft for each airlift squadron in the Air National Guard of Kentucky, West Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, and California; and to increase various personnel end strength authorizations by 385 for support of such aircraft.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4067 Amendment SP 4067 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4067 Proposed by Senator Kempthorne for Senator Warner. To provide for the designation of a memorial as the National D-Day Memorial.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4066 Amendment SP 4066 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4066 Proposed by Senator Nunn for Senator Sarbanes. To authorize the Secretary of the military departments and the Secretary of Transportation to carry out a food donation pilot program at the service academies.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4065 Amendment SP 4065 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4065 Proposed by Senator Kempthorne for Senator Gorton. To provide for managed health care services to be furnished under the health care delivery system of the uniformed services by transferees of Public Health Service hospitals or other stations previously deemed to be uniformed services treatment facilities that enter into agreements with the Secretary of Defense to provide such services on an enrollment basis.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4064 Amendment SP 4064 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4064 Proposed by Senator Nunn for Senator Byrd. To ensure that the annual report from the Reserve Forces Policy Board is submitted as a report of the Secretary of Defense on the expenditures, work, and accomplishments of the Department of Defense.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4063 Amendment SP 4063 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4063 Proposed by Senator Kempthorne for Senator Cohen. To specify funding and requirements for research, development, test, and evaluation of advanced submarine technologies.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4062 Amendment SP 4062 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4062 Proposed by Senator Reid. To strike the authorization for the military construction project of the National Security Agency at Fort Meade, Maryland; to authorize $1,400,000 for the construction of a ramp addition for C-130 aircraft at Reno International Airport, Nevada; and to authorize $5,800,000 for the construction of a jet engine test facility/aircraft test enclosure at Fallon Naval Air Station, Nevada.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4061 Proposed by Senator Simpson. To authorize $4,100,000 for the construction, phase I, of a combined support maintenance shop at Camp Guernsey, Wyoming.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4060 Motion to table SP 4060 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 83-13. Record Vote No: 164.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4060 Proposed by Senator McCain. To reduce the amount authorized to be appropriated for military construction in order to eliminate authorizations of appropriations for certain military construction projects not included in the Administration request for such projects for fiscal year 1997.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4059 Amendment SP 4059 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4059 Motion to table SP 4059 rejected in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 45-51. Record Vote No: 163.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4059 Proposed by Senator Murray. To repeal the restriction on use of Department of Defense facilities for abortions.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4058 Motion to table SP 4058 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 52-46. Record Vote No: 162.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4058 Proposed by Senator Bingaman. To strike out provisions that predetermine the outcome of an ongoing Department of Defense study on space control and to provide a framework for space control decisions to be made.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4057 Amendment SP 4057 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4057 Proposed by Senator Craig. To express the sense of the Senate that the United States-Japan Semiconductor Trade Agreement should be renegotiated.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4052 Amendment SP 4052 as modified agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4056 Amendment SP 4056 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4056 Proposed by Senator Reid to Amendment SP 4052. To provide that a plan for the reopening of Pennsylvania Avenue is certified to protect the security of the people who live and work in the White House.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4052 Motion to table SP 4052 rejected in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 39-59. Record Vote No: 161.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4055 Amendment SP 4055 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4055 Proposed by Senator Kerry. To provide for the Secretary of Defense to make payment to Vietnamese personnel who infiltrated into North Vietnam to perform covert operations as part of OPLAN 34A or its predecessor.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4052 Proposed by Senator Grams. To express the sense of the Senate regarding the reopening of Pennsylvania Avenue.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4050 Amendment SP 4050 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4050 Proposed by Senator Inouye. To amend title 10, United States Code, to codify existing practices of the Army and Air Force regarding the grade of the Chief of the Army Nurse Corps and of the Chief of the Air Force Nurse Corps, and the minimum grade required for appointment to the positions of Chief and assistant chief of the Army Nurse Corps and to the positions of Chief and assistant chief of the Air Force Nurse Corps; and for other purposes.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4048 Amendment SP 4048 not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 44-53. Record Vote No: 160.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4049 Considered by Senate.
06/19/1996SenateS.Amdt.4048 Considered by Senate.
06/19/1996SenateConsidered by Senate. (consideration: CR S6421-6508)
06/18/1996SenateS.Amdt.4049 Proposed by Senator Kyl. To authorize underground nuclear testing under limited conditions.
06/18/1996SenateS.Amdt.4047 Amendment SP 4047 not agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
06/18/1996SenateS.Amdt.4048 Proposed by Senator Dorgan. To reduce to the level requested by the President the amount authorized to be appropriated for research, development, test, and evaluation for national missile defense.
06/18/1996SenateS.Amdt.4047 Proposed by Senator Grassley. To freeze at the level programmed for fiscal year 1998 the amount that may be expended for infrastructure programs of the Department of Defense in order to increase funding for force modernization.
06/18/1996SenateMeasure laid before Senate. (consideration: CR S6313-6384, S6386-6404)
06/11/1996SenatePlaced on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 433.
06/11/1996SenateCommittee on Intelligence. Reported to Senate by Senator Specter with amendments. With written report No. 104-278.
06/11/1996SenateCommittee on Intelligence. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.
06/06/1996SenateCommittee on Intelligence. Committee consideration and Mark Up Session held.
05/15/1996SenateReferred to the Committee on Intelligence for a period not to exceed 30 days of session, pursuant to section 3(b) of Senate Resolution 400 of the 94th Congress to report or be discharged.
05/13/1996SenatePlaced on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 402.
05/13/1996SenateCommittee on Armed Services. Original measure reported to Senate by Senator Thurmond. With written report No. 104-267. Additional views filed.
05/02/1996SenateCommittee on Armed Services ordered to be reported an original measure.

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06/11/1996 Reported by S. Rept. 104-278
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05/13/1996 Reported original measure S. Rept. 104-267

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Title I: Procurement

Subtitle A: Authorization of Appropriations

Subtitle B: Army Programs

Subtitle C: Navy Programs

Subtitle D: Air Force Programs

Subtitle E: Reserve Components

Title II: Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation

Subtitle A: Authorization of Appropriations

Subtitle B: Program Requirements, Restrictions, and

Limitations

Subtitle C: Ballistic Missile Defense

Subtitle D: Other Matters

Subtitle E: National Oceanographic Partnership

Title III: Operation and Maintenance

Subtitle A: Authorization of Appropriations

Subtitle B: Program Requirements, Restrictions, and

Limitations

Subtitle C: Depot-Level Activities

Subtitle D: Environmental Provisions

Subtitle E: Other Matters

Title IV: Military Personnel Authorizations

Subtitle A: Active Forces

Subtitle B: Reserve Forces

Subtitle C: Authorization of Appropriations

Title V: Military Personnel Policy

Subtitle A: Officer Personnel Policy

Subtitle B: Matters Relating to Reserve Components

Subtitle C: Officer Education Programs

Subtitle D: Other Matters

Subtitle E: Commissioned Corps of the Public Health

Service

Subtitle F: Defense Economic Adjustment,

Diversification, Conversion, and Stabilization

Subtitle G: Armed Forces Retirement Home

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, Survivor Benefits, and Related

Matters

Subtitle E: Other Matters

Title VII: Health Care Provisions

Subtitle A: General

Subtitle B: Uniformed Services Treatment Facilities

Title VIII: Acquisition Policy, Acquisition Management, and

Related Matters

Title IX: Department of Defense Organization and Management

Subtitle A: General Matters

Subtitle B: National Imagery and Mapping Agency

Title X: General Provisions

Subtitle A: Financial Matters

Subtitle B: Naval Vessels and Shipyards

Subtitle C: Counter-Drug Activities

Subtitle D: Matters Relating to Foreign Countries

Subtitle E: Miscellaneous Reporting Requirements

Subtitle F: Other Matters

Subtitle G: Review of Armed Forces Force Structures

Title XI: Department of Defense Civilian Personnel

Subtitle A: Personnel Management, Pay, and Allowances

Subtitle B: Defense Economic Adjustment,

Diversification, Conversion, and Stabilization

Subtitle C: Defense Intelligence Personnel

Title XII: Federal Charter for the Fleet Reserve Association

Title XIII: Defense Against Weapons of Mass Destruction

Subtitle A: Domestic Preparedness

Subtitle B: Interdiction of Weapons of Mass Destruction

and Related Materials

Subtitle C: Control and Disposition of Weapons of Mass

Destruction and Related Materials Threatening the

United States

Subtitle D: Coordination of Policy and Countermeasures

Against Proliferation of Weapons of Mass

Destruction

Subtitle E: Miscellaneous

Title XIV: Federal Employee Travel Reform

Subtitle A: Relocation Benefits

Subtitle B: Miscellaneous Provisions

Title XXI(sic): Army

Title XXII: Navy

Title XXIII: Air Force

Title XXIV: Defense Agencies

Title XXV: North Atlantic Treaty Organization Security

Investment Program

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: Land Conveyances

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

Subtitle E: Environmental Restoration at Defense

Nuclear Facilities

Subtitle F: Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Land Withdrawal

Act Amendments

Title XXXII: Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board

Title XXXIII: National Defense Stockpile

Title XXXIV: Naval Petroleum Reserves

Title XXXV: Panama Canal Commission

Title XXXVI: Miscellaneous Provision

National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1997 - Division A: Department of Defense Authorizations - Title I: Procurement - Subtitle A: Authorization of Appropriations - Authorizes appropriations for FY 1997 for procurement to the armed forces for aircraft, missiles, weapons and tracked combat vehicles, ammunition, shipbuilding and conversion, and for other procurement.

(Sec. 104) Authorizes appropriations for FY 1997 for: (1) defense-wide procurement; (2) reserve procurements; (3) the Defense Inspector General; (4) the chemical demilitarization program; and (5) the Defense Health Program.

(Sec. 109) Earmarks funds for the Defense Nuclear Agency.

Subtitle B: Army Programs - Authorizes the Secretary of the Army to enter into multiyear procurement contracts for the Javelin missile system.

(Sec. 112) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1993 to replace the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Installations, Logistics, and Environment) with the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Research, Development and Acquisition) on State chemical demilitarization citizens' advisory commissions.

(Sec. 113) Directs the Secretary of the Army to conduct a study of, and report to the appropriate congressional committees on, incineration costs for the current chemical munitions stockpile.

(Sec. 114) Amends the Armament Retooling and Manufacturing Support Initiative Act of 1992 to extend the Initiative through FY 1998.

(Sec. 115) Directs the Secretary of the Army to type classify the Electro Optic Augmentation system. Provides funding.

(Sec. 116) Earmarks funds authorized under prior law for the procurement of Bradley TOW 2 test program sets.

(Sec. 117) Directs the Secretary of the Army to conduct and report to the Congress on a pilot program to identify and demonstrate feasible alternatives to incineration for the demilitarization of assembled chemical munitions. Limits the long lead contracting authority for baseline incineration materials under such project. Provides funding.

Subtitle C: Navy Programs - Requires certain certifications by the Secretary of the Navy before funds may be obligated for the EA-6B aircraft reactive jammer program.

(Sec. 122) Authorizes the Secretary of the Navy, with a cost limitation, to enter into multiyear procurement contracts for up to 106 Penguin missiles.

(Sec. 123) Earmarks funds for one remaining Seawolf attack submarine and a New Attack submarine, under specified contract and construction requirements and limitations.

(Sec. 124) Makes funds available for construction of a third Arleigh Burke class destroyer under authority provided in a prior defense authorization Act, with funding limitations. Authorizes the Secretary of the Navy to enter into multiyear contracts for the procurement of 12 such destroyers in accordance with specified contracting and construction requirements during FY 1998 through 2001 (allowing three destroyers to be constructed in each fiscal year).

(Sec. 125) States that a prohibition against the purchase of more than five foreign-built ships using funds from the National Defense Sealift Fund shall not apply to the purchase of three ships for enhancing Marine Corps prepositioning ship squadrons.

(Sec. 126) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1996 to exempt certain obligations for the Seawolf submarine program from submarine procurement cost limitations under such Act.

(Sec. 127) Prohibits Navy funds appropriated before FY 1997 from being used to develop and procure a specified radar system modification.

Subtitle D: Air Force Programs - Authorizes the Secretary of the Air Force to enter into one or more multiyear procurement contracts for the C-17 aircraft program.

Subtitle E: Reserve Components - Requires specified commanding officers of the reserves and National Guard to submit to the Senate and House Armed Forces, National Security, and Appropriations Committees (congressional defense committees) an assessment of the modernization priorities established for that branch of the reserves or National Guard.

Title II: Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation - Subtitle A: Authorization of Appropriations - Authorizes appropriations for FY 1997 for the armed forces for research, development, test, and evaluation (RDT&E). Earmarks funds so authorized for: (1) basic research and exploratory development; (2) the Defense Nuclear Agency; and (3) RDT&E relating to humanitarian demining technologies.

Subtitle B: Program Requirements, Restrictions, and Limitations - Earmarks funds, with limitations, for the space launch modernization program.

(Sec. 212) Authorizes the Secretary of Defense (Secretary) to include the kinetic energy tactical antisatellite program of the Department of Defense (DOD) as an element of the space control architecture being developed by the DOD Space Architect. Provides funding limitations with respect to such program.

(Sec. 213) Makes funds available for the Space-Based Infrared System program for specified purposes. Provides for the conditional transfer of management oversight of the program.

(Sec. 214) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1996 to repeal a provision earmarking funds for advanced submarine technology activities.

(Sec. 215) Earmarks funds, with limitations, for the Clementine 2 micro-satellite near-Earth asteroid interception mission.

(Sec. 216) Prohibits any DOD official from contracting for the procurement of a higher number of Dark Star unmanned aerial vehicles than necessary to complete procurement of a total of three of such vehicles until flight testing has been completed.

(Sec. 217) Directs the Secretary to report to the Congress comparing the Predator and Dark Star unmanned aerial vehicle programs.

(Sec. 218) Requires a program review and report to the congressional defense committees with respect to the F-22 aircraft. Directs the Secretary to report annually to the Congress on event-based decision making for such program for that fiscal year.

(Sec. 220) Earmarks funds for joint service RDT&E of nonlethal weapons and technologies, with specified elements and limitations.

(Sec. 221) Earmarks funds for the Counterproliferation Support Program, further earmarking some of such funds for a tactical antisatellite technologies program. Provides authority to transfer additional funds for such programs, with limitations.

(Sec. 222) Allows funds authorized to DOD for FY 1997 to be obligated to procure work from a federally funded research and development center or a university-affiliated research center only if the Secretary names such center in a report to the Senate Armed Services and House National Security Committees (defense committees) and only in an amount not in excess of the proposed funding level for such center. Provides other funding limits, authorizing the Secretary to waive such limits after notification to the defense committees.

(Sec. 223) Earmarks specified Navy RDT&E funds for certain advanced submarine technologies, requiring implementation of the recommendations of the Submarine Technology Assessment Panel. Allows such funds to be used for FY 1996 contracts for the New Attack Submarine in accordance with a specified memorandum of agreement.

(Sec. 224) Earmarks specified Air Force RDT&E funds for basic research in nuclear seismic monitoring.

(Sec. 225) Directs the Secretary to carry out, and report to the defense committees on, a study of Cyclone-class self-defense vessels.

(Sec. 226) Earmarks funds for: (1) computer-assisted education and training at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA); and (2) DARPA research and development (R&D) of seamless high off-chip connectivity.

(Sec. 228) Directs the Secretary to report to the defense committees a cost-benefit analysis of the FA-18E and F aircraft program.

(Sec. 229) Earmarks funds authorized under this title for: (1) the national polar-orbiting operational environmental satellite system; (2) the intercontinental ballistic missile-EMD program; and (3) R&D in connection with a surgical strike vehicle for use against hardened and deeply buried targets.

Subtitle C: Ballistic Missile Defense - Expresses the sense of the Senate prohibiting the United States during FY 1997 from being bound by any international agreement that would substantively modify the ABM Treaty, unless such agreement is entered into pursuant to the treaty making power of the President under the Constitution.

(Sec. 232) Earmarks funds for specified upper tier theater missile defense systems, with a certification limitation.

(Sec. 233) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 1990 and 1991 to eliminate the requirement that certain items be included in an annual report concerning the ballistic missile defense program.

(Sec. 235) Earmarks funds authorized under this title for: (1) the Scorpius space launch technology program; and (2) the Corps surface-to-air missile medium extended air defense system (with specified limitations and a certification requirement).

(Sec. 237) Directs the President to report annually to the Congress on threats to the United States of attack by ballistic missiles carrying nuclear, biological, or chemical warheads.

(Sec. 238) Expresses support for a Minuteman-based national missile defense system. Requires the Secretary to report to the congressional defense committees on specified matters relating to the Air Force National Missile Defense proposal.

Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1996 to extend through FY 1997 a prohibition on the use of funds to implement an international agreement concerning theater missile defense systems.

Subtitle D: Other Matters - Authorizes alternative testing in lieu of live-fire survivability testing for the F-22 and V-22 aircraft. Provides funding for such programs.

(Sec. 244) Expresses the sense of the Senate that the United States should promote and invest in technologies to reduce the costs of converting saline water into fresh water. Directs the Secretary to place greater emphasis on making DOD funds available for R&D of such technologies.

Subtitle E: National Oceanographic Partnership - National Oceanographic Partnership Act - Directs the Secretary of the Navy to establish the National Oceanographic Partnership Program to promote national security, advance economic development, protect the quality of life, and strengthen science education and communication through increased knowledge of the ocean. Directs the Secretary of the Navy to establish a National Coastal Data Center at each of two educational institutions which are well-established in oceanographic studies. Requires one such Center to be established within one year after the enactment of this Act. Establishes a National Ocean Research Council to report annually to the Congress on activities and achievements under the Program. Directs the Council to establish an Ocean Research Partnership Coordinating Group and an Ocean Research Advisory Panel to perform appropriate responsibilities as assigned by the Council. Directs the Council to select the Partnership projects eligible for support under the Program. Provides funding.

Title III: Operation and Maintenance - Subtitle A: Authorization of Appropriations - Authorizes appropriations for FY 1997 for operation and maintenance (O&M) for the armed forces and specified activities and agencies of DOD. Authorizes appropriations for FY 1997 to DOD for working capital and revolving funds. Earmarks funds so authorized for the Defense Nuclear Agency.

(Sec. 304) Authorizes up to $150 million to be transferred from the National Defense Stockpile Transaction Fund for DOD O&M for FY 1997, such amount to be evenly divided between the Army, Navy, and Air Force.

(Sec. 305) Earmarks funds for: (1) the Civil Air Patrol; (2) search and rescue costs; and (3) the SR-71 contingency reconnaissance force.

Subtitle B: Program Requirements, Restrictions, and Limitations - Authorizes funds from the National Defense Sealift Fund to be used for the purchase and conversion, or construction, of up to three ships to enhance Marine Corps prepositioning ship squadrons. Eliminates the requirement that vessels constructed using Fund amounts be built in the United States. Allows up to ten (currently, five) vessels to be purchased from foreign shipyards.

(Sec. 313) Earmarks funds for the procurement of nonlethal weapons capabilities.

(Sec. 314) States that no funds are authorized by this Act to be appropriated to DOD for the Coast Guard within budget subfunction 054.

(Sec. 315) Earmarks funds for the reduction, storage, modeling, and conversion of oceanographic data for use by the Navy.

Subtitle C: Depot-Level Activities - Directs the Secretary to maintain within DOD currently-required logistics activities and capabilities. Requires core-logistics functions to be performed in Government-owned and operated facilities of DOD by DOD personnel using DOD equipment.

(Sec. 322) Increases from 40 to 50 the percentage of all DOD depot-level maintenance and repair workloads that may be contracted out for performance by non-Federal personnel. Maintains such level at 40 percent until submission to the defense committees of a strategic plan for the performance of such maintenance and repair (such plan being required later under this Subtitle). Revises a current reporting requirement with respect to such workloads. Defines "depot-level maintenance and repair workload" for purposes of such contracting limitations.

(Sec. 325) Directs the Secretary to report to the defense committees a strategic plan for the performance of depot-level maintenance and repair for DOD for fiscal years 1998 through 2007. Requires the Comptroller General to review such strategic plan and report results to such committees.

(Sec. 326) Requires an annual report from the Secretary to the defense committees describing the competitive procedures used for contracting for the performance of depot-level maintenance and repair workload activities.

(Sec. 327) Directs the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) to submit annually to the Secretary a report on the privatization of the performance of the various DOD depot-level maintenance workloads. Requires the Secretary to report in turn to the Congress on such matters.

(Sec. 328) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1991 to extend through FY 1997 the authority for naval shipyards and aviation depots to engage in defense-related production and services.

(Sec. 329) Limits the expenditure of funds for F-18 aircraft depot maintenance until the Secretary reports to the congressional defense committees on aviation depot maintenance.

(Sec. 330) Prohibits the Secretary, until taking specified action and reporting to the Congress, from contracting for the performance by a private source of any of the depot maintenance currently performed at the Sacramento or San Antonio Air Logistics Centers.

Subtitle D: Environmental Provisions - Establishes in DOD a separate Environmental Restoration Account for each of the Army, Navy, and Air Force. (Currently, there is only a Defense Environmental Restoration Account, which continues.) Requires sums authorized for such accounts to be used only to carry out environmental restoration functions within such military department.

(Sec. 342) Requires the top 20 defense contractors (currently, 100) in terms of dollar volume to be included in an annual report from the Secretary to the Congress on payments made to defense contractors for the costs of environmental response actions.

(Sec. 343) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 1992 and 1993 to repeal certain redundant notification and certification requirements concerning remedial investigations and feasibility studies at certain installations to be closed under the base closure laws.

(Sec. 344) Authorizes the Secretary to pay to the Hazardous Substance Superfund stipulated civil penalties assessed against various military facilities and installations under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA).

(Sec. 345) Amends CERCLA to authorize the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to withhold the listing of a Federal facility on a national environmental cleanup priorities list if the head of such facility has arranged with the Administrator to respond appropriately to a release or threatened release of a hazardous substance. Authorizes the Administrator or the governor of a State to transfer contaminated Federal property before the completion of required remedial actions under CERCLA if the Administrator or governor determines that the property is suitable for transfer and there are assurances that all remaining remedial actions will be taken following the transfer.

(Sec. 348) Amends the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships to allow military vessels to dispose in the ocean certain non-plastic, non-floating garbage if the Secretary of the Navy determines that such ship cannot fully comply with the non-dumping requirements of such Act due to technological infeasibility or impairment of the ship's operations or operational capability. Requires each ship which the Navy plans to decommission between January 1, 2001, and December 31, 2005, to comply to the greatest extent practicable with the ocean dumping limitations of such Act. Expresses the sense of the Congress that it should be an objective of the Navy to fully comply with such dumping requirements and to develop ships that are environmentally sound.

(Sec. 349) Authorizes the Secretary and the Secretaries of the military departments to enter into cooperative agreements with States, local governments, and appropriate public and private entities for the preservation, management, maintenance, and rehabilitation of cultural resources on military installations.

(Sec. 350) Directs the Secretary to submit to the congressional defense committees a report that assesses the effects of the proposed withdrawal of public lands at El Centro Naval Air Facility, California, on the operational and training requirements of DOD at that facility.

(Sec. 351) Amends the Act commonly known as the Sikes Act to make hunting and fishing fees collected at closed military installations available for expenditure at any other military reservation for the protection, conservation, and management of fish and wildlife located there.

Subtitle E: Other Matters - Authorizes the contracting out for fire fighting and security guard functions at a private facility at which a Federal activity is located pursuant to a lease of such facility to the Federal Government.

(Sec. 362) Authorizes DOD recruitment funds to be expended for small meals and refreshments provided to specified individuals during personnel recruiting functions.

(Sec. 363) Prohibits the Secretary from using other-than-competitive procedures for the procurement of brand-name commercial items for resale in commissary stores unless such item is regularly sold outside such stores under the same brand name.

(Sec. 364) Authorizes the Superintendent of the Naval Academy to administer a nonappropriated fund account for the midshipmen's store, specified shops, and the laundry and dairy.

(Sec. 365) Expands the assistance authorized to be provided by the Secretary to the Inaugural Committee to include planning and assistance with respect to security and ceremonial activities, as well as any other appropriate assistance. (Currently, only the loan of equipment is authorized.) Includes a congressional joint committee as an authorized recipient of such assistance.

(Sec. 366) Allows the Secretary, at the request of an appropriate Federal, State, or local agency responsible for providing law enforcement, security, or safety services, to authorize the commander of a military installation or other DOD facility, or the commander of a specified or unified combatant command, to provide assistance for the World Cup Games, the Goodwill Games, the Olympics, and any other major civilian sporting event in support of essential security and safety at such event, but only if the Attorney General certifies that such assistance is necessary to meet essential security and safety needs. Excludes the Special Olympics or Paralympics from such authorized assistance. Directs the Secretary to report to the congressional defense committees on any such assistance provided.

(Sec. 367) Authorizes the Secretary to transfer DOD funds to the Administrator of General Services for the renovation of Building One at Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana, for use as a Defense Finance and Accounting Service Center.

(Sec. 368) Earmarks funds for use by the Computer Emergency Response Team at the Software Engineering Institute.

(Sec. 370) Authorizes the Nebraska Air National Guard to provide fire protection and rescue services relating to aircraft at Lincoln Municipal Airport in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Title IV: Military Personnel Authorizations - Subtitle A: Active Forces - Provides the authorized end strengths for active-duty forces as of the end of FY 1997. Increases from 0.5 to five the percentage of authorized temporary variation in such levels.

(Sec. 403) Provides the authorized end strengths for commissioned officers in grades O-4 through O-6.

(Sec. 404) Extends through FY 2000 the requirement for recommendations to the Secretary for appointments to joint 4-star officer positions.

(Sec. 405) Increases from 68 to 80 the authorized number of active-duty general officers in the Marine Corps.

Subtitle B: Reserve Forces - Sets forth the authorized end strengths as of the end of FY 1997 for members of the Selected Reserve and reserve personnel on active duty in support of the reserves.

(Sec. 413) Amends the Military Selective Service Act to limit to 745 the number of military personnel assigned to the administration of the Selective Service System, with a wartime or national emergency exception to such limitation. Prohibits Selected Reserve personnel assigned to the System from being counted against the end strength limitation for such personnel.

Subtitle C: Authorization of Appropriations - Authorizes appropriations for FY 1997 for military personnel.

Title V: Military Personnel Policy - Subtitle A: Officer Personnel Policy - Extends through FY 1997 the authority for the temporary promotion of Navy lieutenants possessing certain critical skills.

(Sec. 502) Provides an exception to the baccalaureate degree requirement for appointments above the Naval Reserve grade of O-2 in the case of appointments of officers to the Seaman to Admiral Program.

(Sec. 503) Increases from three to eight years since graduation from an unaccredited educational institution the time period for such graduates to be considered educationally qualified for appointment as reserve officers in grade O-3.

(Sec. 504) Reduces from three to two years the minimum time in grade before chief warrant officers on the active-duty list may be considered for promotion. Authorizes the selection of chief warrant officers from below their promotion zone.

(Sec. 505) Reduces from semiannually to annually the required frequency of a report on promotion rates of officers currently or formerly serving in joint duty assignments.

(Sec. 506) Provides the Chief of Naval Research the rank of rear admiral (upper half), unless appointed to a higher grade under another provision of law.

(Sec. 507) Provides service credit, for purposes of eligibility for retired or retainer pay, to Senior Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) cadets and midshipmen for service performed with the Selected Reserve on or after August 1, 1979.

Subtitle B: Matters Relating to Reserve Components - Amends the Reserve Officer Personnel Management Act to allow an individual who has completed at least six months, but less than three years, of satisfactory service as an adjutant or assistant adjutant general to be retired in the higher grade of such position, notwithstanding that the individual had not completed three years of such service (the amount normally required for retirement in a grade). Provides grade recognition, for retirement purposes, for other individuals promoted to higher positions who did not serve in such positions, but instead served in other positions for which the promoted grade is the minimum authorized grade for the position in which the person actually served.

(Sec. 513) Repeals the requirement of physical examinations for members of the National Guard called into Federal service.

(Sec. 514) Authorizes reserve personnel within two years of retirement eligibility to waive the prohibition against the involuntary release of such members within such period.

(Sec. 515) Provides for the retirement of reserve personnel disabled by injury or disease incurred or aggravated while remaining overnight between inactive duty training periods.

(Sec. 516) Provides reserve duty credit for participation in the Health Professions Scholarship and Financial Assistance Program if the person completes the course of study, completes the active duty obligation, and possesses a specialty designated as one critically needed in wartime.

(Sec. 517) Directs the Secretary to report to the Congress on the current and projected force structure of the National Guard and other reserve components.

(Sec. 518) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1996 to increase by 50 the authorized number of military technicians in the Air National Guard for FY 1997.

Subtitle C: Officer Education Programs - Increases the maximum age limit before appointment to: (1) the Senior ROTC, to less than 27 years of age; and (2) a military service academy, to less than 23 years of age.

(Sec. 522) Directs the Secretary of the Army to carry out, and report to the Congress in each of 1998 through 2001 on, a demonstration project assessing the feasibility and advisability of providing instruction and other support to units of the Army ROTC through members of the Army Reserve and Army National Guard. Terminates such authority four years after enactment of this Act.

(Sec. 523) Prohibits the Secretary of the Army from reorganizing the Army ROTC Cadet Command or terminating specified Senior ROTC units until after such Secretary submits to the congressional defense committees a report concerning such reorganization or terminations.

Subtitle D: Other Matters - Allows no more than 25 (currently, 15) formerly retired general or flag officers of an armed force to be serving on active duty concurrently pursuant to orders issued by the Secretary of such military department. Provides exceptions and limits to the periods of recalled service.

(Sec. 533) Provides disability coverage for officers granted excess leave in order to participate in an educational program. Entitles such members to eligibility for: (1) placement on the temporary disability retirement list; and (2) separation from the armed forces.

(Sec. 534) Directs the Secretary to prescribe regulations setting forth uniform policies and procedures for the retention of military personnel who are permanently nonworldwide assignable for medical reasons.

(Sec. 535) Authorizes the Secretary concerned to extend the current one-year authorized waiting period before entry into the armed forces under the delayed entry program for an additional 180 days if such Secretary determines the additional period to be in the best interests of that armed force.

(Sec. 536) Authorizes the Secretary concerned to accept a reenlistment for: (1) a member who has less than ten years of service, for at least two but not more than six additional years; and (2) a member with at least ten years of service, for the above period or for an unspecified period.

(Sec. 537) Repeals the applicability of military missing person provisions to DOD civilian and contractor employees who accompany an armed force into action. Increases from 48 hours to ten days after a unit commander concludes that a person may qualify for a missing status the time period permitted prior to a required preliminary report to the Secretary concerned on such person's status. Repeals the requirement that counsel represent a missing person during inquiries as to their status. Requires subsequent reviews concerning a person's declared status to be made upon receipt of information that may result in a change of such status. (Currently, such reviews are required every three years.) Repeals: (1) statutory penalties for the wrongful withholding of information as to a person's status; (2) the right of judicial review of a missing or dead status determination; and (3) the inclusion of certain information upon a determination of death of a missing person.

(Sec. 538) States that the three-year statute of limitations for filing claims for the correction of military records is not extended by reason of military service, but provides an exception in the interests of justice.

(Sec. 539) Authorizes the President, notwithstanding specified time limitations, to award the Medal of Honor to certain named individuals for acts of heroism while serving in the U.S. Army during World War II

(Sec. 540) Requires the Chief of the Army Nurse Corps to be: (1) chosen from officers above the grade of lieutenant colonel (currently, major); and (2) appointed to the grade of brigadier general while holding such office if holding a lower regular grade at the time of appointment. Requires the Assistant Chief to be chosen from officers above lieutenant colonel.

(Sec. 541) Establishes the positions of Chief and Assistant Chief of the Air Force Nurse Corps, both to be chosen from officers above the grade of lieutenant colonel.

(Sec. 542) Waives a statutory time limitation with respect to the award of the Distinguished Flying Cross, as well as certain other awards given for the successful completion of combat missions, to specified individuals.

(Sec. 543) Military Personnel Stalking Punishment and Prevention Act of 1996 - Amends the Federal criminal code to prescribe penalties to be imposed upon anyone who, with the intent to injure or harass any military person, places such person or a family member in reasonable fear of death or bodily injury.

Subtitle E: Commissioned Corps of the Public Health Service - Applies to an officer in the Commissioned Corps of the Public Health Service (PHS) a current prohibition on crediting enlisted service performed as a cadet or midshipman as service as an officer in the armed forces.

(Sec. 562) Amends the Public Health Service Act to except from PHS commissioned officer end strength limitations those officers who are assigned to duty in DOD.

Subtitle F: Defense Economic Adjustment, Diversification, Conversion, and Stabilization - Makes permanent the current conditional authority to expand the DOD law enforcement personnel placement assistance program to include fire fighters.

(Sec. 572) Requires (currently, authorizes) the Secretary, and the Secretary of Transportation with respect to the Coast Guard, to establish a program providing assistance to separated military personnel to obtain certification and employment as teachers or teachers' aides. Reduces from five to two school years the period in which the individual must agree to be employed in such a position after receiving such assistance. Reduces the amount required to be paid by the Secretary concerned to the local educational agency as part of the salary of such teachers or teachers' aides.

Subtitle G: Armed Forces Retirement Home - Amends the Armed Forces Retirement Home Act of 1991 to authorize the Chairman of the Retirement Home Board or the director of each individual establishment of the Armed Forces Retirement Home to accept voluntary services from any person, unless such services are disapproved by the Board. Provides voluntary service requirements and limitations, as well as the Federal employee status of such persons while performing such services. Allows such Chairman or director to reimburse such volunteers for incidental expenses incurred in providing such services.

(Sec. 583) Authorizes the Retirement Home Board to sell or otherwise dispose of specified property under their control in Washington, D.C., under specified terms and conditions, including a required notification to the defense committees of any such disposals.

(Sec. 584) Provides for the terms of appointment for members of Retirement Home governing boards. Authorizes the Board to waive certain dual compensation prohibitions with respect to the director of an individual retirement home or one of its employees, allowing for the adjustment of such pay in consideration of the dual compensation.

(Sec. 585) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1995 to delay until the end of FY 1998 the implementation of a new fee structure for residents of the military retirement homes (delays similarly the end date of a series of three reports with respect to such fee implementation). Directs the Secretary to report to the Congress on meeting the funding needs of the Armed Forces Retirement Home in a manner that is fair and equitable to its residents as well as to members of the armed forces who provide required monthly contributions for the Home.

(Sec. 586) Authorizes appropriations for FY 1997 from the Armed Forces Retirement Home Trust Fund for the operation of the Home.

Title VI: Compensation and Other Personnel Benefits - Subtitle A:

Pay and Allowances - Waives any FY 1997 military pay increases tied to increases in the General Schedule of Compensation for Government employees. Increases by 3.0 percent, effective on January 1, 1997, the rates of basic pay and basic allowance for subsistence. Increases by 4.0 percent, on the same date, the rate of basic allowance for quarters (BAQ).

(Sec. 602) Repeals the requirement that the rates of monthly cadet and midshipman pay be adjusted in the same manner and time as the rates of monthly basic pay to military personnel.

(Sec. 603) Authorizes senior noncommissioned officers who are hospitalized to continue to be entitled to basic pay for up to 180 days after commencement of such hospitalization.

(Sec. 604) Authorizes a BAQ for certain members (single or married personnel of specified grades) assigned to sea duty.

(Sec. 606) Authorizes a family separation allowance for a member who is separated from a spouse who is also a member of the armed forces if the member has no dependents and the two members were residing together immediately before such separation.

(Sec. 607) Authorizes the Comptroller General to waive certain time limitations with respect to claims for military pay or allowances of $25,000 or less.

Subtitle B: Bonuses and Special and Incentive Pays - Extends through FY 1998 specified authorities currently scheduled to expire at the end of FY 1997 with respect to certain special pay and bonus programs within the regular and reserve armed forces.

(Sec. 614) Increases the special pay for dental officers of the armed forces.

(Sec. 615) Repeals the requirement limiting special pay for optometrists to those in the armed forces (thereby qualifying PHS optometrists for such pay).

(Sec. 616) Authorizes special pay as nonphysician health care providers for officers in the PHS Regular or Reserve Corps.

(Sec. 617) Authorizes the payment of foreign language proficiency pay for officers of the PHS and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. (Currently, such pay is limited to officers in the armed forces.)

Subtitle C: Travel and Transportation Allowances - Authorizes the payment of a travel expense for travel from a new duty station to the port of debarkation to pick up a privately owned vehicle.

(Sec. 622) Allows a member authorized to have a vehicle shipped to a foreign country due to a change of duty station to store such vehicle at Government expense in lieu of such shipping when the government of such foreign country precludes the entry of such vehicle or requires extensive vehicle modification before such entry is permitted.

(Sec. 623) Authorizes a member to defer travel leave permitted between consecutive tours of duty for up to one additional year due to participation in a contingency operation.

(Sec. 624) Provides funding for the transportation of household effects of members of the Commissioned Corps of the PHS.

Subtitle D: Retired Pay, Survivor Benefits, and Related Matters - Repeals a provision providing a conditional effective date for the FY 1998 military retirement pay cost-of-living adjustments (COLAs).

(Sec. 632) Authorizes a member or former member, subject to specified conditions and restrictions, to transfer or assign such member's retired or retainer pay account when it becomes due and payable for the payment of any financial obligations.

(Sec. 633) States that Survivor Benefit Plan COLAs shall become effective concurrently with the payment of related military retirement pay COLAs.

(Sec. 634) Directs the Secretary concerned to pay an annuity to the qualified surviving spouse of each member of the armed forces who: (1) died before March 21, 1974, and was entitled to retired or retainer pay on such date; or (2) was a member of the reserves between September 21, 1972, and October 1, 1978, and at the time of death would have been entitled to retired pay but for being under 60 years of age. Terminates the Secretary's authority to pay such annuities on September 30, 2001.

(Sec. 635) Increases the annual income limitation, for purposes of eligibility for supplemental income, for certain spouses of former military personnel.

(Sec. 636) Amends Federal employee provisions to provide that if a DOD employee or member of the armed forces waives his or her military retired pay that is subject to a court order (for support or alimony payments), the military service on which the retired pay is based may be credited as service for civil service retirement purposes only if the employee or member authorizes the same amount of annuity deductions and spousal payments that would have been deducted and paid from the military retired pay.

Subtitle E: Other Matters - Authorizes military personnel and members of the Coast Guard to be reimbursed for adoption expenses incurred through any adoption source (private source) if the adoption is supervised by a court under a State or local law.

(Sec. 642) Authorizes the withholding for Federal income tax purposes of amounts from the separation pay received by involuntarily separated military personnel.

(Sec. 643) Directs the Secretary to make a payment of $40,000 to any person who demonstrates that he or she was captured and incarcerated by the Democratic Republic of Vietnam after having entered into its territory pursuant to operations conducted under OPLAN 34A or its predecessor (Vietnamese commando operations).

Title VII: Health Care Provisions - Subtitle A: General - Revises the implementation deadline with respect to the requirement for a Selected Reserve dental insurance plan.

(Sec. 702) Provides a dental insurance plan for: (1) members and former members entitled to retired or retainer pay; (2) members of the Retired Reserve who would be eligible for such pay except for being under 60 years of age; and (3) eligible dependents of (1) and (2), above. Outlines provisions concerning premiums, benefits, and coverage. Provides for the continuation during the enrollment period of benefits to dependents upon the death of an enrollee.

(Sec. 703) Directs the Secretary to take necessary action to provide a uniform software package for use by providers of health care under the TRICARE program (a DOD managed health care program) and by military treatment facilities for the computerized processing of information.

(Sec. 704) Includes as authorized third party payers under the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services (CHAMPUS) a workers' compensation program or plan, as well as a personal injury protection or benefits plan for injuries resulting from the operation of a motor vehicle.

(Sec. 705) Provides for the crediting of amounts collected in the administration of CHAMPUS.

(Sec. 706) Directs the Comptroller General to analyze the effectiveness of the medical research and clinical care programs of DOD that relate to Persian Gulf illnesses, including the use of experimental drugs, and to report study results to the Congress.

(Sec. 707) Repeals a provision prohibiting any DOD medical facility from being used to perform an abortion except where the life of the mother would be endangered if the fetus were carried to term or where the pregnancy is the result of rape or incest.

(Sec. 708) Directs the Secretaries of Defense and Health and Human Services (HHS) to jointly submit to the Congress and the President a report regarding: (1) the establishment of a demonstration program under which military retirees who are eligible for Medicare are permitted to be enrolled in the managed care operation of the TRICARE program and the HHS Secretary reimburses the Secretary for the cost of providing such care; and (2) the feasibility and advisability of expanding the demonstration program to allow DOD reimbursement on a fee-for-service basis.

(Sec. 709) Directs the Secretary to provide for scientific research by independent entities on possible causal relationships between "Gulf War syndrome" and the possible exposure of military personnel to chemical warfare agents or other hazardous materials during Gulf War service. Makes eligible for health care under CHAMPUS any child of a Gulf War veteran born after August 2, 1990, with a congenital defect or catastrophic illness not specifically excluded from coverage.

(Sec. 710) Provides preventive health care screening under CHAMPUS for colon and prostate cancer.

Subtitle B: Uniformed Services Treatment Facilities - Requires the health care delivery system of the uniformed services to include the designated providers (nonprofit private entities that were transferees of a PHS hospital under prior law and were deemed to be a facility of the uniformed services). Directs the Secretary to enter into an agreement with each designated provider to provide managed health care services to covered CHAMPUS beneficiaries.

(Sec. 723) Requires a designated provider to offer its enrollees the maximum allowable payments to individual health care providers under CHAMPUS.

(Sec. 724) Sets forth limitations on the number of covered beneficiaries authorized to be enrolled in managed care plans offered by designated providers. Provides for the retention of current enrollees of designated providers. Provides additional enrollment authority, as well as a special rule for Medicare-eligible beneficiaries. Requires the Secretary to provide an accurate list of covered beneficiaries within the marketing area of the designated provider to whom such provider may offer enrollment.

(Sec. 725) Directs the Secretary to require a private health care facility or provider under CHAMPUS to apply the CHAMPUS payment rules for health care charges for enrollees of a designated provider.

(Sec. 726) Requires the form of payment for health care services provided by a designated provider to be full risk capitation, with a limitation on total capitation payments to a designated provider. Directs the Secretary and a designated provider to establish capitation payments on an annual basis, subject to periodic review, allowing the Secretary and the designated provider to mutually agree upon a new basis for calculating such payments after FY 1999.

Title VIII: Acquisition Policy, Acquisition Management, and Related Matters - Earmarks funds authorized under this Act for DOD procurement technical assistance programs.

(Sec. 802) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year: (1) 1991 to extend through FY 1998 the Mentor-Protege pilot program; and (2) 1994 to modify and extend through FY 2001 the authority of DOD to carry out prototype projects directly relevant to proposed weapons or weapon systems.

(Sec. 804) Repeals specified provisions relating to program requirements and administration of a national defense program for analysis of the defense technology and industrial base (base). Directs the Secretary to annually prepare selected assessments of the capability of such base to attain required national security objectives. Repeals the requirement of a periodic defense capability plan under such base. Directs the Secretary to prescribe departmental guidance for the attainment of specified national security objectives in connection with such base. Requires annual reports to the defense committees. Repeals superseded and inconsistent Federal provisions.

(Sec. 805) Authorizes the Secretary to require that the procurement of small arms parts and modifications be made only from firms listed in a specified plan prepared by an independent assessment panel of the Army Science Board.

(Sec. 807) Treats a DOD cable television franchise agreement as a contract for telecommunications services under the Federal Acquisition Regulation.

(Sec. 808) Provides reinstatement and other remedies for employees against whom certain reprisal actions are taken for providing information as to possible violations of law (whistle blowers).

(Sec. 809) Directs the Secretary to include in a currently-required report specified matters relating to information resources management by the Federal Government. Directs the Secretary to ensure that all information technology acquired by DOD pursuant to contracts entered into after September 30, 1996, have certain capabilities relating to the fault-free processing of dates and date-related data. Requires a report to the Congress.

(Sec. 810) Authorizes (current law requires) a cooperative agreement containing a clause for the recovery of DOD funds to be used for a DOD research project when the use of a standard contract, grant, or cooperative agreement is not appropriate. Revises the annual reporting requirement concerning the use of such supplemented agreements. Protects agreement information from disclosure for a five-year period.

(Sec. 811) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1995 to extend until December 31, 1998, the due date of a report from the Secretary to the Congress evaluating a demonstration project for the purchase of fire, police, and other utility services from local government agencies in the Monterey, California, area.

(Sec. 812) Directs the Secretary of the Army to report to the defense committees on steps taken to ensure that each program included in the Army's modernization-through-spares program is conducted through specified competition, logistics, and contract requirements.

(Sec. 813) Directs the Secretary to carry out a pilot program to demonstrate online transfers of information on defense technologies to business in the private sector through an interactive data network involving small business development centers of higher educational institutions.

Title IX: Department of Defense Organization and Management - Subtitle A: General Matters - Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1996 to repeal provisions requiring a reorganization of the Office of the Secretary of Defense.

(Sec. 902) Codifies requirements provided under prior law with respect to: (1) the continued operation of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, as well as the required end strengths for University personnel; and (2) the requirements for a United States Army Reserve Command and the assignment of forces under such Command.

(Sec. 904) Authorizes the President, through the Secretary of Defense (currently, the Secretary of the Army) to assume control over transportation systems in times of war.

(Sec. 905) Redesignates the: (1) Office of Naval Records and History Fund as the Naval Historical Center Fund; and (2) Office of Naval Records and History as the Naval Historical Center.

(Sec. 906) Directs the Secretary, before submitting a recommendation to the President for the position of Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, to consult with and seek the concurrence of the Director of Central Intelligence. Requires the Director of Central Intelligence to report annually to the Secretary an evaluation of the performance of the Directors of the National Security Agency, the National Reconnaissance Office, and the National Imagery and Mapping Agency with regard to the National Foreign Intelligence Program.

(Sec. 907) Outlines specified matters to be considered by the JCS Chairman in the next periodic review of the missions, responsibilities, and force structure of the unified combatant commands.

(Sec. 908) Requires the Director of the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization to take necessary actions to ensure that the establishment of the National Missile Defense Joint Program Office does not make it necessary for a Federal contractor to reduce the number of personnel employed by such contractor for supporting the national missile defense development program at any location outside the National Capital Region.

Subtitle B: National Imagery and Mapping Agency - National Imagery and Mapping Agency Act of 1996 - Part I: Establishment - Establishes the National Imagery and Mapping Agency (Agency) as a combat support agency of DOD, with a Director appointed by the President. Requires the Secretary to seek the concurrence of the Director of Central Intelligence (CIA) in recommending an individual as a Director of the Agency. Empowers the CIA Director with specified over the national imagery collection assets. Requires the Agency to: (1) provide timely, relevant, and accurate imagery, imagery intelligence, and geospatial information in support of U.S. national security objectives; (2) improve the means of navigating vessels of the Navy and merchant marine; and (3) prepare and distribute maps, charts, and related products. Authorizes the Agency Director to use appropriated funds to provide foreign countries with imagery intelligence and geospatial information support. Requires support of Agency activities by the CIA, including administrative and contract services as well as the detail of appropriate personnel. Provides for the protection of Agency identifications (acronyms) and organizational information.

Empowers the Secretary with civilian personnel management authority over Agency employees, including the authority to hire personnel, fix the rates of pay, authorized allowances, and COLAs, and terminate employees. Authorizes the Secretary to designate National Imagery and Mapping Senior Level positions.

Authorizes the Secretary to establish a National Imagery and Mapping Senior Executive Service for senior civilian personnel within the Agency, under specified requirements. Provides related authorities, including details and assignments outside of the Agency as well as labor and management bargaining rights and obligations. Requires congressional oversight of the Agency as a combat support agency.

(Sec. 922) Transfers specified missions and functions within DOD (the Defense Mapping Agency and the Central Imagery Office) and the CIA (the National Photographic Interpretation Center) to the Agency, including related personnel and other assets.

(Sec. 923) Amends the National Security Act of 1947 to direct the Secretary to perform various imagery functions through the Agency in furtherance of national security. Provides other personnel management authorities. Requires the Agency to support the imagery requirements of the State Department and other departments and agencies outside of DOD. Requires the CIA Director to: (1) develop and implement programs and policies to review and correct deficiencies in the capabilities of the Agency to accomplish assigned missions; and (2) have collection tasking authority with respect to national imagery collection assets, except as otherwise agreed by the Director and the Secretary pursuant to the direction of the President.

(Sec. 925) Provides creditable civilian service for current Defense Mapping Agency employees who continue their service with the new Agency. Provides savings provisions.

(Sec. 928) Authorizes appropriations for the Agency for FY 1997.

Part II: Conforming Amendments and Effective Dates - Makes technical and conforming amendments necessitated by the creation of the Agency and the termination of the Defense Mapping Agency and the Central Imagery Office.

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 this Division for FY 1997 between any such authorizations for that fiscal year, with a total transfer limit of $2 billion. Requires notification to the Congress of any such transfers.

(Sec. 1002) Authorizes certain unauthorized FY 1996 defense appropriations to be obligated for DOD programs, projects, and activities in accordance with FY 1996 defense appropriations.

(Sec. 1003) Adjusts the amounts authorized to DOD for FY 1996 by the amount by which appropriations pursuant to such authorization were increased or decreased in the Omnibus Consolidated Rescissions and Appropriations Act of 1996.

(Sec. 1004) Allows FY 1997 DOD funds transferred to the Coast Guard to be used only for the performance of national security functions of the Coast Guard in support of DOD, requiring a certification of the proper use of such funds.

(Sec. 1005) Authorizes the use of DOD funds for the military education and training of military and civilian personnel of foreign countries (under the military-to-military contacts program).

(Sec. 1006) Authorizes the payment of certain personnel, equipment, services, and supplies expenses related to the provision by DOD of humanitarian and civic assistance.

(Sec. 1007) Expresses the sense of the Congress that, whenever the President directs the Secretary to provide disaster assistance outside the United States, the President should direct the Administrator of the Agency for International Development to reimburse DOD for such costs.

(Sec. 1008) Provides a Fisher House Trust Fund for the Navy, funds from which shall be used for the operation of Fisher houses (houses located near a military medical treatment facility and used for the temporary lodging of patients of such facility and their immediate family).

(Sec. 1009) Provides for the designation and liability of Coast Guard disbursing and certifying officials. Places authority over such officials with the Department of Transportation when the Coast Guard is not operating as a service in the Navy.

(Sec. 1010) Authorizes the Secretary of Transportation to suspend an action by the Secretary to collect a claim against a deceased member of the Coast Guard when considered appropriate.

(Sec. 1011) Authorizes a Federal disbursing official to undertake check cashing and other exchange transactions at a Federal credit union that is operating at DOD invitation in a foreign country where contractor-operated military banking facilities are not available.

Subtitle B: Naval Vessels and Shipyards - Authorizes the Secretary of the Navy to transfer to the governments of Egypt, Mexico, New Zealand, Portugal, Taiwan, and Thailand specified naval vessels. Directs such Secretary to require that any repair or refurbishment of such vessels take place at a U.S. shipyard, including a Navy shipyard. Terminates such transfer authority two years after enactment of this Act.

(Sec. 1022) Directs the Secretary of the Navy to transfer six obsolete Navy tugboats to the Northeast Wisconsin Railroad Transportation Commission if such tugboats are not needed for transfer, donation, or other disposal under provisions of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949.

(Sec. 1023) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1996 to repeal the requirement of the continuous applicability of phased maintenance contracts for AE-class ships.

(Sec. 1024) Reaffirms the sense of the Congress that the Secretary of the Navy should plan for and budget the acquisition of 19 large, medium-speed, roll-on, roll-off vessels rather than only 17 such vessels (as in the current contract).

(Sec. 1025) Calls for the Secretary to use existing authorities to seek the expeditious return, upon completion of service, of the former USS LCS 102 from Thailand in order for such ship to be transferred to the United States Shipbuilding Museum in Quincy, Massachusetts.

Subtitle C: Counter-Drug Activities - Authorizes the Secretary to provide additional counter-drug support to the Government of Mexico during FY 1997. Provides funding. Prohibits: (1) the obligation or expenditure of funds for such purpose until the Secretary makes a certification concerning authorized and prohibited uses of such support funds; and (2) the use of certain military equipment as part of such support.

(Sec. 1032) Prohibits DOD funds from this or any other Act from being obligated or expended for the National Drug Intelligence Center, Johnstown, Pennsylvania, with an exception. Requires: (1) a joint investigation of the operations of such Center by specified inspectors general and the Comptroller General; and (2) a joint report to the Congress on the results of such investigation.

Subtitle D: Matters Relating to Foreign Countries - Authorizes the Secretary to enter into agreements with the governments of U.S. allies and other friendly foreign countries for the exchange of military and civilian personnel of DOD with similar personnel of such foreign governments. governments.

(Sec. 1042) Amends the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to provide for the reciprocal exchange of personnel between the United States and foreign countries for attendance at flight training schools or programs.

(Sec. 1043) Amends the Weapons of Mass Destruction Control Act of 1992 to extend through FY 1998 the authority to support international nonproliferation activities.

(Sec. 1044) Prohibits any Federal department or agency from licensing the collection or dissemination by any non-Federal entity of, or from declassifying or otherwise releasing, satellite imagery with respect to Israel and other countries or areas designated by the President, unless such imagery is no more detailed or precise than the imagery of the country or area concerned that is routinely available from public sources.

(Sec. 1045) Directs the President to seek to have each nation increase its share of any common defense burden shared with the United States. Authorizes actions against nations failing to increase their shares. Directs the President, in order to ensure the best allocation of budgetary resources, to undertake a review of, and report to the Congress on, the status of elements of the U.S. armed forces that are permanently stationed outside the United States.

(Sec. 1046) Expresses the sense of the Senate that: (1) establishing an international export control regime is critically important and should become a top priority for the United States; and (2) the United States should strongly encourage its allies and friendly nations to adopt a commodity control list which governs the same items as the U.S. list, to enforce such list, and to explore the use of unilateral export controls where the possibility exists that an export could contribute to proliferation.

(Sec. 1047) Directs the President to report to specified congressional committees on NATO enlargement. Requires an independent assessment of any such enlargement by congressional leaders appointed by the Senate Majority Leader and Speaker of the House.

Subtitle E: Miscellaneous Reporting Requirements - Requires an annual report from the JCS Chairman to the defense committees on emerging operational concepts.

(Sec. 1052) Requires the Secretary to report to the defense committees on a joint war fighting science and technology plan.

(Sec. 1053) Directs the JCS Chairman to report to the congressional defense committees on the military readiness requirements of the armed forces. Requires such report to be prepared by the Chief of Staff (Commandant, for the Marines) of each armed force.

(Sec. 1054) Directs the Secretary to annually transmit to the President a separate report from the Reserve Forces Policy Board on the reserve programs of DOD.

(Sec. 1055) Directs the Secretary to specify, in each future-years defense program submitted to the Congress, the estimated expenditures and proposed appropriations for the procurement of equipment and for military construction for each of the Guard and reserve components.

(Sec. 1056) Directs the Secretary to report to the Congress on the facilities used for testing launch vehicle engines.

Subtitle F: Other Matters - Amends the Uniform Code of Military Justice to except from the competitive service appointments to certain nonattorney positions on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces. Repeals a 13-year term limit provided to one of the two judges appointed to the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces when such Court was expanded on October 1, 1990 (making such term seven years).

(Sec. 1062) Prohibits DOD funds from being obligated or expended during FY 1997 for retiring or dismantling B-52H bomber aircraft, Trident ballistic missile submarines, Minuteman II ICBMs, or Peacekeeper ICBMs. Authorizes a waiver of such prohibition when determined necessary to implement the START II Treaty. Directs the Secretary of the Air Force to maintain in active status the current fleet of B52H bomber aircraft through FY 2001.

(Sec. 1063) Corrects legal and statutory references with respect to the North American Aerospace Defense Command and the Defense Distribution Depot, Anniston, Alabama.

(Sec. 1064) Authorizes certain members of the reserves to act as a notary public or U.S. consul.

(Sec. 1065) Authorizes military personnel to use non-Government facilities for training activities.

(Sec. 1066) Provides that if a member of the armed forces is injured or contracts a disease under circumstances creating a tort liability upon a third person, and such member is unable to perform his or her duties as a result of such injury or disease, then the United States shall have a right of recovery against such third person for the value of pay that accrues to such member for the period in which they are incapacitated.

(Sec. 1067) Prohibits DOD funds from being used to adopt or enforce any rule or other prohibition that discriminates against the display of the flag of a particular State, territory, or possession of the United States at an official ceremony at any installation or other facility of DOD at which the official flags of other U.S. States, territories, or possessions are being displayed.

(Sec. 1068) Authorizes the Secretary to: (1) accept gifts and donations from foreign governments and other individuals or entities within foreign countries in order to defray the costs of operation of the George C. Marshall European Center for Strategic Security Studies; (2) permit representatives of a foreign government to participate in a program at the Center when found to be in the U.S. national interest; and (3) waive certain financial disclosure requirements for a foreign member of the Board of Visitors of the Center serving without compensation.

(Sec. 1069) Authorizes the Speaker of the House and President pro tempore of the Senate to jointly present a bronze medal (previously awarded only to military personnel) to certain civilian participants in the defense of Pearl Harbor. Authorizes appropriations. Makes such authority effective as of November 5, 1990.

(Sec. 1070) Redesignates the Nellis Federal Hospital in Las Vegas, Nevada, as the Michael O'Callaghan Federal Hospital.

(Sec. 1071) Expresses the sense of the Senate that the Secretary should name Building A at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences as the David Packard Building.

(Sec. 1072) Expresses regret that Japan has refused to consider continuation of a government-to-government agreement to ensure the continued cooperation in the semiconductor sector beyond the expiration of the Semiconductor Trade Agreement on July 31, 1996. Calls for the President to ensure the continuation of a U.S.-Japan semiconductor trade agreement before the current agreement expires.

(Sec. 1073) Authorizes the Secretaries of Transportation and the military departments to each carry out a food donation pilot program at the service academy under such Secretary's jurisdiction.

(Sec. 1074) Designates the memorial being constructed by the National D-Day Memorial Foundation in Bedford, Virginia, as the National D-Day Memorial.

(Sec. 1075) Amends the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 1996, to repeal the proviso that any individual accepting a scholarship or fellowship from the National Security Education Trust Fund must agree to be employed by DOD or in the Intelligence Community under Federal employment standards.

Amends the David L. Boren National Security Education Act of 1991 to require students receiving fellowships to obtain language skills of foreign countries critical to the United States to enter into an agreement to work for, and make their language skills available to, a Federal agency or office or work in higher education in the area of study for which their fellowship was awarded. Requires fields studied by such students to be related to U.S. national security interests. Directs the National Security Education Board to award fellowships with a priority that favors individuals expressing an interest in national security issues or achieving a position having national security responsibilities. Directs the Secretary to report to the Congress on the effects of changes made under this section.

(Sec. 1076) Makes unallowable as covered costs under a Federal or defense contract compensation costs of an individual to the extent that the total compensation paid in a fiscal year to such individual exceeds $200,000.

(Sec. 1077) Expresses the sense of the Senate that DOD and Federal, State, and local agencies, as well as businesses and communities, should develop partnerships in the: (1) conduct of youth programs; and (2) provision of child care services.

(Sec. 1079) Increases the penalties for certain traffic offenses committed on military installations.

(Sec. 1080) Pharmaceutical Industry Special Equity Act of 1996 - Provides that, with respect to any modified-term patent for a new drug, Federal patent infringement remedies shall not apply if: (1) such patent is the subject of a certification under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act that another patent is invalid or will not be infringed by the manufacture, use, or sale of the new drug; (2) such certification is made in an application filed and accepted by the Food and Drug Administration prior to June 8, 1995; and (3) a final order has been entered in a patent infringement action finding that the person submitting the application made a substantial investment in such product and establishing the amount of equitable remuneration that is required to be paid to the person who submitted the application for the product that is the subject of the certification. Provides for the determination of "substantial investment." Applies certain benefits and term extensions to all new drug patents in force on June 8, 1995. Extends for an additional two-year period certain patents for nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, requiring notification of such extension from the patentee to the Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks. Provides expedited procedures for civil actions brought to determine the rights of parties affected by changes made under this section.

(Sec. 1081) Amends the Information Technology Management Reform Act of 1996 to specify the national security systems to which such Act shall apply.

(Sec. 1082) Prohibits any Federal department or agency from selling any chemical which could be used in the manufacture of a controlled substance as defined under the Controlled Substance Act unless the Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Agency certifies that there is no reasonable cause to believe that such sale would result in the illegal manufacture of a controlled substance.

(Sec. 1083) Requires excess DOD operational support airlift aircraft to be inactivated and stored at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, pending the completion of a cost-benefit analysis.

(Sec. 1084) Expresses the sense of the Senate that the price of equipment transferred to Bosnia and Herzegovina under the Foreign Operations Act of 1996 shall not exceed the lowest level at which the same or similar equipment has been transferred to any other country under any other U.S. program.

(Sec. 1085) Amends the Export-Import Bank Act of 1945 to: (1) apply certain financing sanctions of such Act against persons (currently, only countries) that violate certain nuclear nonproliferation safeguards; and (2) provide that a Bank financing prohibition shall not be applied against a country or person aiding or abetting a non-nuclear weapon state if the President determines that such country or person has ceased to provide such aid and will not do so in the future.

(Sec. 1087) Earmarks funds for the construction at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, of a facility to provide care and rehabilitative services to military dependent children with disabilities.

(Sec. 1088) Amends the Federal criminal code to prohibit the teaching, demonstration, or distribution of information relating to explosive materials if the person intends or knows that such materials will be used for a criminal purpose.

(Sec. 1089) Amends the Home Owners' Loan Act to revise the exemption from qualified thrift lender requirements granted for specialized savings associations serving military personnel and their spouses, widows, and dependents.

Subtitle G: Review of Armed Forces Force Structures - Armed Forces Force Structures Review Act of 1996 - Directs the Secretary to complete in 1997 a review of the U.S. defense program intended to satisfy the requirements for a quadrennial defense review. Requires the review to include a comprehensive examination of the defense strategy, force structure, force modernization plans, infrastructure, and other elements of the defense program and policy with a view toward determining and expressing the U.S. defense strategy and establishing a revised defense program through the year 2005. Requires the National Defense Panel to be apprised of any work undertaken under this Act.

(Sec. 1094) Directs the Secretary to establish the National Defense Panel to: (1) conduct review assessments and assess alternative force structures; and (2) submit to the Secretary an independent assessment of possible military force structures through the year 2010 and beyond. Requires the Panel to: (1) examine specified potential threats to U.S. national security; and (2) report its findings and recommendations to the Secretary, who shall in turn submit such report to the defense committees.

Title XI: Department of Defense Civilian Personnel - Subtitle A: Personnel Management, Pay, and Allowances - Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1996 to direct the Secretary, by the end of FY 1996, to convert 3,000 military positions to civilian positions.

(Sec. 1102) Authorizes the Secretary to retain civilian employee positions of DOD at a military installation which is to be closed and which is scheduled for transfer during FY 1997 to National Guard operation and control, in order to facilitate active and reserve component training at such installation. Limits the maximum number of positions retained to 20 percent of the Federal civilian work force employed at such installation as of September 8, 1995.

(Sec. 1104) Authorizes the Secretary to provide DOD civilian employees (and their family members) abroad with benefits comparable to those provided by the Secretary of State to members of the Foreign Service serving abroad.

(Sec. 1105) Authorizes an employee of a nonappropriated fund instrumentality of DOD or the Coast Guard who moves, without a break in service of more than three days, to a position in DOD or the Coast Guard to receive travel, transportation, and related expenses under the same conditions and to the same extent as regular DOD or Coast Guard employees.

(Sec. 1106) Amends the Defense Department Overseas Pay and Personnel Practices Act to require the Secretary of the military department concerned (currently, the Secretary of Defense) to conduct the employment and salary practices applicable to teachers employed overseas in that department.

(Sec. 1107) Authorizes the Secretary to employ appropriate teaching faculty at the English Language Center of the Defense Language Institute and the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies.

(Sec. 1108) Authorizes the Secretary to provide reimbursement to DOD domestic dependent school board members for expenses incurred in the performance of school board duties.

(Sec. 1109) Extends through FY 2001 the authority for civilian DOD employees to participate in voluntary DOD reductions-in-force.

(Sec. 1110) Authorizes an agency head to grant employee compensatory time off in lieu of overtime pay for time spent in irregular or overtime work.

(Sec. 1111) Provides for the lump-sum payment of annual leave to a DOD employee for leave that remains unused upon the employee's transfer from an installation being closed or realigned under a base closure law.

(Sec. 1112) Waives the requirement for the repayment of voluntary separation incentive pay by former DOD employees who are reemployed when such employment is without pay.

(Sec. 1113) Provides Federal holiday observance procedures for DOD employees when a holiday occurs on that employee's regularly scheduled day off.

(Sec. 1114) Repeals Federal provisions: (1) requiring a specified percentage of hotels in which Federal employees are booked to meet fire safety and control requirements of the Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act of 1974; and (2) prohibiting the payment of lodging expenses of DOD employees when adequate Government facilities are available.

Subtitle B: Defense Economic Adjustment, Diversification, Conversion, and Stabilization - Authorizes the Secretary to establish a pilot program under which Federal retirement benefits are provided to persons who convert from Federal employment in the Navy or Air Force to employment with a DOD contractor in connection with the privatization of the performance of functions at selected military installations being closed under the base closure and realignment process. Outlines provisions concerning: (1) eligible transferred employees; (2) applicable retirement benefits; (3) computation of average pay; (4) the payment by the military department concerned of the unfunded liability in the Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund caused by the addition of such benefits; (5) the termination 90 days after such transfer of Federal health benefits coverage; (6) a study and report from the Comptroller General to the Congress on each pilot program established under this section; and (7) required implementing regulations by the OPM Director.

(Sec. 1122) Directs (currently authorizes) the Secretary to establish a program providing assistance to terminated DOD employees and DOD contractor employees in obtaining certification and employment in the private sector as teachers and teachers' aides (known as the troops-to-teachers program). Reduces from five to two school years the period of obligated service after such assistance and certification.

Subtitle C: Defense Intelligence Personnel - Department of Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel Reform Act of 1996 - Authorizes the Secretary to: (1) establish in the excepted service such defense intelligence positions necessary to carry out defense intelligence functions, but not to exceed the number of such positions established as of January 1, 1996; (2) establish necessary Intelligence Senior Executive Service positions; (3) appoint individuals to the positions established; and (4) fix the compensation of such individuals.

Authorizes the Secretary to: (1) establish an Intelligence Senior Executive Service; (2) designate certain defense intelligence positions as Intelligence Senior Level positions; (3) authorize appointing officials to make time limited appointments to defense intelligence positions specified in applicable regulations (requiring the Secretary to review such appointments); and (4) terminate any defense intelligence employee (under specified requirements) if considered to be in the best interests of the United States and if other Federal employment termination provisions cannot be invoked consistent with the national security.

Title XII: Federal Charter for the Fleet Reserve Association - Recognizes and grants a Federal charter to the Fleet Reserve Association, a nonprofit organization formed to aid and maintain an adequate naval defense for the United States and assist in the recruitment and welfare of personnel in the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard. Requires the Association to report annually to the Congress on its activities.

Title XIII: Defense Against Weapons of Mass Destruction - Defense Against Weapons of Mass Destruction Act of 1996 - Subtitle A: Domestic Preparedness - Directs the Secretary to carry out a civilian training program regarding emergency responses to a use or threatened use of a weapon of mass destruction (WMD) or related materials. Authorizes the President to designate another agency head to assume responsibility for such program on or after October 1, 1999. Provides funding and earmarks a specified amount of such funds to be used to assist the U.S. Surgeon General in the establishment of metropolitan emergency medical response teams.

(Sec. 1312) Directs the Secretary and the Secretary of Energy to designate a department official to coordinate assistance to Federal, State, and local officials in response to threats involving nuclear weapons or related materials or technologies.

(Sec. 1313) Authorizes the Secretary, upon request of the Attorney General, to provide assistance in support of Department of Justice activities during an emergency situation involving a biological or chemical WMD. Directs the President to take reasonable measures to reduce the reliance of civilian law enforcement officials on DOD resources to counter the threat posed by the use or potential use of biological and chemical WMDs within the United States. Requires reports from the President to the Congress on the policy functions and operational roles of Federal agencies in countering such a threat.

(Sec. 1314) Directs the Secretary to develop and carry out a program for testing and improving the response of Federal, State, and local agencies to emergencies involving: (1) biological and chemical weapons and related materials; and (2) nuclear and radiological weapons and related materials.

Subtitle B: Interdiction of Weapons of Mass Destruction and Related Materials - Earmarks funds for the procurement of equipment capable of detecting and interdicting the movement of WMDs and related materials into the United States. Authorizes the Secretary to make such equipment available to the Commissioner of Customs for such use.

(Sec. 1322) Authorizes each of the Secretaries of Defense and Energy to carry out R&D of technical means for detecting the presence, transportation, production, and use of WMDs and technologies and materials that are precursors of such weapons. Provides funding.

(Sec. 1323) Amends the International Emergency Economic Powers Act to state that the President does not have the power to investigate, regulate, or prohibit the attempted importation from any country, or exportation, of: (1) property in which any foreign country or national has an interest; or (2) specified information or informational materials.

(Sec. 1324) Urges the United States Sentencing Commission to increase the penalties for offenses relating to the importation and exportation of nuclear, biological, or chemical weapons or related materials or technologies.

(Sec. 1325) Directs the Secretary to carry out programs for assisting customs and border guard officials in the independent states of the former Soviet Union, the Baltic states, and other Eastern European countries in preventing the unauthorized transfer and transportation of nuclear, biological, and chemical weapons and related materials. Provides funding.

Subtitle C: Control and Disposition of Weapons of Mass Destruction and Related Materials Threatening the United States - Authorizes the Secretary of Energy, through DOD, to provide assistance for securing from theft or other unauthorized disposition nuclear materials that are located at any site within the former Soviet Union where effective security controls are not in place.

(Sec. 1332) Earmarks funds for cooperative activities with Russia for the development of nuclear weapons dismantlement, conversion, and verification technology. Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1996 to include the elimination, and safe transportation and storage, of fissile materials suitable for use in nuclear weapons as an authorized program under the Cooperative Threat Reduction program.

(Sec. 1333) Directs the Secretary to develop a cooperative program with Russia to eliminate the production of weapons grade plutonium through the replacement of certain reactor.

(Sec. 1334) Directs the Secretary of Energy to expand the Industrial Partnership Program of the Department of Energy (DOE) to include coverage of all of the independent states of the former Soviet Union. Directs the Secretary of Defense to establish a program to support the dismantlement, or conversion to nondefense purposes, of the biological and chemical weapons facilities in such states. Provides funding.

(Sec. 1335) Authorizes the Secretary of Energy to expand the DOE Lab-to-Lab program to improve the safety and security of nuclear materials in such states of the former Soviet Union where such program is not currently being carried out. Provides funding.

(Sec. 1336) Makes the Secretary of Energy responsible for carrying out U.S. cooperative activities with Russia on improving the security of highly enriched uranium used for propulsion of Russian military and civilian ships.

(Sec. 1337) Earmarks funds for expanding military-to-military programs of the United States that focus on countering the threats of proliferation of WMDs so as to include the security forces of independent states of the former Soviet Union.

Subtitle D: Coordination of Policy and Countermeasures Against Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction - Directs the President to designate an individual in the Executive Office of the President to serve as the National Coordinator for Nonproliferation Matters. Requires the senior directors of the National Security Council (NSC) to report to the Coordinator regarding specified nonproliferation matters. Earmarks funds authorized under this Act for nonproliferation research efforts.

(Sec. 1342) Establishes within the NSC the Committee on Nonproliferation to review and coordinate, and make recommendations to the President regarding, Federal programs, policies, and directives relating to the proliferation of WMDs and related materials and technologies, including matters relating to terrorism and international organized crime.

(Sec. 1343) Directs the President to develop, and report to the Congress on, a comprehensive program for carrying out this title.

(Sec. 1344) Provides that, after September 30, 1999, the President: (1) is not required to maintain a Coordinator; and (2) may terminate the Committee.

Subtitle E: Miscellaneous - Expresses the sense of the Congress that the Secretaries of Defense, Energy, the Treasury, and State should contract directly with suppliers in the independent states of the former Soviet Union to facilitate the purchase of goods and services necessary to carry out programs for the control and disposition of weapons of mass destruction and related materials threatening the United States.

(Sec. 1352) Allows funds authorized in a prior defense authorization Act for Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) programs to be used for any such purposes without regard to program allocation requirements set forth in such Act.

(Sec. 1353) Authorizes assistance from CTR and other programs to additional states of the former Soviet Union other than Russia, Ukraine, Kazakstan, and Belarus, as long as the President certifies to the Congress that it is in the U.S. national security interest to do so.

(Sec. 1354) Expresses the sense of the Congress that U.S. allies and other nations should participate in efforts to ensure that stockpiles of weapons-grade nuclear material are reduced. Urges the Secretary of State to encourage other countries to purchase low-enriched uranium that is derived from highly-enriched uranium extracted from Russian nuclear weapons.

(Sec. 1355) Expresses the sense of the Congress that the Secretaries of Defense, Energy, the Treasury, and State should purchase, package, and transport to secure locations weapons-grade nuclear materials from a stockpile when there is a significant risk of the theft of such materials.

(Sec. 1356) Reduces by: (1) $150 million the total amount authorized to be appropriated under this Act for Navy RDT&E; and (2) $85 million the amount authorized to be appropriated for defense-wide O&M.

Title XIV: Federal Employee Travel Reform - Travel Reform and Savings Act of 1996 - Subtitle A: Relocation Benefits - Revises provisions which empower Federal agencies with the authority to reimburse transferred or reemployed Federal employees for relocation expenses. Provides reimbursement for specified types of relocation expenses which are currently non-reimbursable.

Subtitle B: Miscellaneous Provisions - Repeals the long-distance telephone call certification requirement.

(Sec. 1433) Directs the General Accounting Office to report to specified congressional committees an assessment of the cost savings to Federal travel administration resulting from changes made under this title.

Division B: Military Construction Authorizations - Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1997 - 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 such Secretary to construct or acquire family housing units, to carry out architectural planning and design activities, and to improve existing military family housing in specified amounts. Authorizes appropriations to the Army for fiscal years after 1996 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) Directs the Secretary of the Army to submit to the congressional defense committees a comprehensive plan for basic repairs and stabilization measures throughout the historic district at the Forest Glen Annex of Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Maryland.

Title XXII: Navy - Provides, with respect to the Navy, authorizations paralleling those provided for the Army under the previous title.

(Sec. 2204) Authorizes the Secretary of the Navy to make advances to the Secretary of Transportation for the construction of defense access roads.

Title XXIII: Air Force - Provides, with respect to the Air Force, authorizations paralleling those provided for the Army.

Title XXIV: Defense Agencies - Authorizes the Secretary to acquire real property and carry out military construction projects in specified amounts at specified installations and locations. Authorizes the Secretary to carry out architectural planning and design activities and to improve existing military family housing units, in specified amounts.

(Sec. 2404) Earmarks funds for the Department of Defense Family Housing Improvement Fund and the Department of Defense Military Unaccompanied Housing Improvement Fund, for appropriate uses.

(Sec. 2405) Authorizes the Secretary to carry out certain energy conservation projects.

(Sec. 2406) Authorizes appropriations to DOD for fiscal years after 1996 for military construction, land acquisition, and military family housing functions of DOD. Limits the total cost of construction projects authorized by this title.

Title XXV: North Atlantic Treaty Organization Security Investment Program - Authorizes the Secretary to make contributions for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Security Investment Program and authorizes appropriations for fiscal years after 1996 for such contributions.

(Sec. 2503) Redesignates the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Infrastructure Program as the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Security Investment Program.

Title XXVI: Guard and Reserve Forces Facilities - Authorizes appropriations for fiscal years after 1996 for the Guard and Reserve forces for acquisition, architectural and engineering services, and construction of facilities.

(Sec. 2602) Earmarks specified prior-year military construction funds for the construction and improvement of certain reserve centers in the State of Washington. Amends the Military Construction Appropriations Act, 1995, to require certain environmental compliance before commencing construction of a replacement naval reserve center in such State.

Title XXVII: Expiration and Extension of Authorizations - Terminates all authorizations contained in titles XXI through XXVI of this Act on October 1, 1999, or the date of enactment of an Act authorizing funds for military construction for FY 2000, whichever is later, with exceptions. Extends certain prior-year military construction projects.

(Sec. 2705) Prohibits the use of funds authorized under this Act for certain military construction projects in Kentucky until the Secretary certifies that the project is included in the current future-years defense program.

Title XXVIII: General Provisions - Subtitle A: Military Construction Program and Military Family Housing Changes - Increases threshold amounts for unspecified minor military construction projects.

(Sec. 2802) Authorizes as day-to-day maintenance and repair of military family housing facilities the building of drives into such facilities.

(Sec. 2803) Authorizes the Secretary concerned to grant easements for rights-of-way for electric poles and lines and for communications lines and facilities.

Subtitle B: Defense Base Closure and Realignment - Amends the Defense Authorization Amendments and Base Closure and Realignment Act to authorize the Secretary to transfer real property or facilities at military installations closed or realigned under a base closure law to a military department or other entity within DOD or the Coast Guard.

(Sec. 2812) Amends the above Act and the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act of 1990 (together, the base closure laws) to authorize the Secretary to enter into agreements for services at military installations after their closure or realignment.

Subtitle C: Land Conveyances - Directs the Secretaries of the Interior and the Army to undertake a specified land exchange within the Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia.

(Sec. 2822) Directs the Secretary of the Navy to transfer to the United States Institute for Peace administrative jurisdiction over the Potomac Annex in Washington, D.C.

(Sec. 2823) Authorizes the Secretary of the: (1) Army to convey to Montpelier, Vermont, the Army Reserve Center in Montpelier; (2) Navy to convey to Delaware the former Naval Reserve Facility in Lewes, Delaware; (3) Air Force to convey to the Belle Fourche School District, South Dakota, the Air Force radar bomb scoring site in Belle Fourche; (4) Air Force to convey to an appropriate entity the primate research complex at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico; (5) Air Force to carry out a demonstration project for the installation and operation by private entities of an electric power distribution system at the Youngstown Air Reserve Station in Youngstown, Ohio; and (6) Army to transfer to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs a portion of Fort Sill, Oklahoma, for use as a national cemetery.

(Sec. 2829) Directs the Secretary to reduce the total renovation costs of the Pentagon Reservation to no more than $1.118 million.

(Sec. 2830) Authorizes the Administrator of General Services to convey to the Job Development Authority of Rolla, North Dakota, the William Langer Jewel Bearing Plant in Rolla.

(Sec. 2831) Directs the Secretary of the Army to complete a land conveyance involving Fort Sheridan, Illinois, as authorized under the Military Construction Appropriations Act, 1996.

(Sec. 2832) Authorizes the Secretary of the Army to convey to Saint Anselm College, Manchester, New Hampshire, the Crafts Brothers Reserve Training Center in Manchester.

(Sec. 2833) Requires the Secretaries of the Army and Agriculture to enter into an agreement providing for the transfer to the Secretary of the Army of certain land within the Vernon Ranger District of the Kisatchie National Forest, Louisiana, for use as a military training site.

(Sec. 2834) Authorizes the Secretary of the Air Force to instruct the Administrator of General Services to convey to the Columbus Municipal Airport Authority, Columbus, Ohio, certain real property at Air Force Plant No. 85 in Columbus.

(Sec. 2835) Authorizes the Secretary of the Army to convey to the Economic Development Alliance of Jefferson County, Arkansas, a portion of the Pine Bluff Arsenal in Arkansas.

(Sec. 2836) Modifies the boundaries of the White Sands National Monument and the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico.

(Sec. 2837) Modifies the boundaries of the Bandelier National Monument.

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 1997 for operating expenses, plant projects, and capital equipment necessary in carrying out the following activities for national security programs: (1) weapons activities; (2) environmental restoration and waste management; (3) other defense activities; and (4) 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 the program authorization or $1 million more than the amount authorized, whichever is the lesser; or (2) programs which have not been presented to, or requested of, the Congress, unless the Secretary of Energy (Secretary, for purposes of this Division) transmits to the appropriate congressional committees a full statement of the action proposed and 30 days have since expired.

(Sec. 3122) Places certain funding limits (requiring congressional reports when amounts exceed such limits) for general plant and construction projects of DOE. Requires the Secretary to report to the appropriate congressional committees on the need for, and desirability of, a permanent authorization formula for DOE defense and civilian general plant projects that includes periodic adjustments for inflation. Provides fund transfer authority (requiring congressional notification of any such transfer).

(Sec. 3125) Directs the Secretary, before submitting a funding request for a construction project in support of a DOE national security program, to complete a conceptual design for such project. Requires a separate funding request for such designs for which the estimated costs exceed $3 million. Authorizes the Secretary to carry out construction design services in connection with any proposed construction project if the total estimated cost for the design does not exceed $600,000. Requires specific authorization by law for designs that exceed such amount.

(Sec. 3126) Authorizes the use of DOE funds for planning, design, and construction activities for any DOE national security program that must proceed expeditiously in order to protect public health and safety, meet the needs of national defense, or protect property. Requires the Secretary to report to the congressional defense committees when funds are so used. Makes funds 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 - Requires the Secretary to make a final decision during FY 1997 on the technologies to be utilized, and the accelerated schedule to be adopted, for tritium production in order to meet the requirements of a certain Nuclear Weapons Stockpile Memorandum. Requires a report to the Congress. Earmarks funds for such activities.

(Sec. 3132) Directs the Secretary to carry out activities to modernize and consolidate the tritium recycling facilities at the Savannah River Site, South Carolina. Provides funding.

(Sec. 3133) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1996 to add a specified purpose and capability to the general requirements for the DOE nuclear weapons stockpile program. Requires a plan and report with respect to such program. Provides funding.

(Sec. 3134) Prohibits FY 1997 DOE funds from being used for certain R&D or technology transfer purposes unless such activities support the DOE national security mission. Requires an annual report.

(Sec. 3135) Directs the Secretary to accelerate the schedule for the isolation of high-level nuclear waste in glass canisters at the Defense Waste Processing Facility at the Savannah River Site if the Secretary determines that such acceleration will achieve cost savings and the removal and isolation of such waste from the long-term storage tanks there.

(Sec. 3136) Earmarks funds authorized under this title for the processing of high-level nuclear waste and spent nuclear fuel rods. Requires the updating of an implementation plan concerning such waste under a prior defense authorization Act.

(Sec. 3137) Earmarks funds for conducting the fellowship program for the development of skills critical to the ongoing mission of the DOE nuclear weapons complex as required under prior law. Requires 21 days' advance notification to the Congress before funds may be obligated or expended for such program.

(Sec. 3138) Provides for the payment of costs associated with operating and maintaining the infrastructure at the Nevada Test Site.

Subtitle D: Other Matters - Directs the Secretary to annually prepare, and submit to the congressional defense committees, a five-year budget for DOE national security programs.

(Sec. 3152) Sets forth specified requirements for DOE weapons activities budgets for fiscal years after 1997.

(Sec. 3153) Repeals a provision of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1995 which requires a report from the President to the congressional defense committees on issues associated with purchasing tritium from foreign suppliers.

(Sec. 3154) Directs the Secretary to report to the Congress a plan for the near-term processing of spent nuclear fuel rods in two facilities of the Savannah River Site. Requires the Secretary to develop and implement a multiyear plan for the cleanup of nuclear waste at the Site.

(Sec. 3155) Requires reports concerning: (1) nuclear test readiness postures; and (2) critical difficulties encountered at nuclear weapons laboratories and production plants.

(Sec. 3157) Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1995 to extend through December 31, 1997, a requirement concerning notification to the Congress and a subsequent waiting period before undertaking a proposed defense cooperation agreement.

(Sec. 3158) Expresses the sense of the Congress that the Defense Environmental Restoration and Waste Management Program be redesignated as the Defense Nuclear Waste Management Program. Requires a report from the Secretary to the congressional defense committees on costs associated with such redesignation.

(Sec. 3159) Establishes the Commission on Maintaining United States Nuclear Weapons Expertise to develop and report to the Congress a plan for recruiting and retaining within the DOE nuclear weapons complex the appropriate scientific, engineering, and technical personnel necessary to permit DOE to maintain a safe and reliable nuclear weapons stockpile without engaging in underground testing. Terminates the Commission 30 days after its report. Provides Commission funding.

(Sec. 3160) Expresses the sense of the Senate that the President: (1) should consult closely with the Congress concerning U.S. policy and practices for ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile; and (2) if he determines that a safety or reliability problem cannot be corrected within the stockpile stewardship program, to notify the Congress of such problem, together with a plan for corrective action.

(Sec. 3161) Directs the Secretary to carry out a study of DOE liability for damages to, or destruction or loss of, natural resources at each DOE site that is or is anticipated to become subject to CERCLA.

(Sec. 3162) Directs the Secretary to include in the FY 1998 DOE budget a request for funds for the Greenville road improvement project in Livermore, California.

(Sec. 3163) Requires the Site Manager at the Hanford Reservation, Washington, to provide the State of Oregon an opportunity to review and comment upon certain remedial actions to be taken at the Hanford Reservation.

(Sec. 3164) Expresses the sense of the Senate that Oregon has the authority to enter into a memorandum of understanding with Washington concerning mutual issues of concern regarding the Hanford Reservation.

(Sec. 3165) Authorizes the Secretary of the military department concerned to waive a prohibition against awarding a contract under a national security program to an entity controlled by a foreign government in the case of a DOE contract for environmental restoration, remediation, or waste management at a DOE facility if: (1) such Secretary determines that such waiver will advance DOE objectives while not harming U.S. national security interests; and (2) the foreign government involved is authorized to exchange restricted data with the United States under provisions of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954. Requires congressional notification of the use of any such waiver.

(Sec. 3166) Directs the Secretary to report to the defense committees regarding the status of worker safety and health projects and programs at the Mound Facility in Miamisburg, Ohio.

Subtitle E: Environmental Restoration at Defense Nuclear Facilities - Defense Nuclear Facility Environmental Restoration Pilot Program Act of 1996 - Applies the provisions of this Subtitle to: (1) the Hanford nuclear facility; and (2) any other facility at the request of the chief executive officer of such State if approved by the Secretary with 60 days' prior notification to the Congress.

(Sec. 3173) Designates each such facility as an environmental cleanup demonstration area at which new technologies will be used in environmental restoration and remediation. Expresses the sense of the Congress that Federal and State regulatory agencies, members of the surrounding communities, and other affected parties should continue to take appropriate action for the expedited and streamlined cleanup of such facilities, as well as related activities.

(Sec. 3174) Directs the Secretary to appoint a Site Manager for the Hanford facility. Directs the Secretary to regularly inform the Congress on progress made by site managers in achieving expedited environmental restoration and waste management at designated facilities.

(Sec. 3175) Allows DOE environmental restoration or related orders to be imposed on a facility 60 days after the appointment of a site manager, upon a certain finding by the Secretary.

(Sec. 3176) Directs each site manager to promote the demonstration, verification, certification, and implementation of innovative environmental technologies for the remediation of defense nuclear waste at such facility through a demonstration program at such facility. Allows the use of follow-on contracts following the demonstration of new remediation technology. Requires each site manager to report to the Congress and the Secretary their expectations with regard to environmental restoration and waste management at their facility by reason of the exercise of the authorities provided under this Subtitle. Terminates all authorities provided under this Subtitle five years after the enactment of this Act.

Subtitle F: Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Land Withdrawal Act Amendments - Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Land Withdrawal Amendment Act - Amends the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Land Withdrawal Act (WIPP Act) to repeal certain provisions relating to: (1) compliance of specified Federal oil and gas leases with the Solid Waste Disposal Act; (2) a test phase; (3) requirements for the commencement of disposal operations; and (4) disposal regulations.

(Sec. 3187) Requires the Secretary to provide to the Congress a schedule for the incremental submission of chapters of the WIPP EPA-compliance application to the EPA Administrator within a prescribed period. Repeals the requirement that the Secretary use waste form modifications of engineered and natural barriers to comply with final disposal regulations at WIPP, but requires the use of any other measures necessary, in addition to the engineered and natural barriers, to achieve such compliance.

(Sec. 3188) Exempts transuranic mixed waste designated for disposal at the WIPP project from treatment standards and land disposal prohibitions promulgated under the Solid Waste Disposal Act. Repeals Federal provisions relating to: (1) the determination of noncompliance during the disposal and decommissioning phases; and (2) consequences of such noncompliance.

(Sec. 3189) Replaces provisions relating to waste retrievability with provisions declaring the intent of the Congress that the Secretary complete by November 30, 1997, all actions required to commence emplacement of transuranic waste underground for disposal at WIPP.

(Sec. 3190) Repeals provisions: (1) mandating a plan for the decommissioning of WIPP; and (2) setting a deadline for a plan for the management and use of the WIPP withdrawal site following WIPP decommissioning or termination of the land withdrawal.

(Sec. 3191) Authorizes appropriations to the State of New Mexico for road improvements in connection with the WIPP.

Title XXXII: Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board - Authorizes appropriations for FY 1997 for the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board.

Title XXXIII: National Defense Stockpile - Authorizes the National Defense Stockpile (NDS) Manager, during FY 1997, to obligate up to $60 million of the funds in the National Defense Stockpile Transaction Fund (Fund) for authorized Fund uses. Authorizes the NDS Manager to obligate amounts in excess of such amount 45 days after notifying the Congress that extraordinary or emergency conditions necessitate the additional obligations.

(Sec. 3302) Directs the President to dispose of NDS materials, with specified disposal limits. Provides for the deposit of receipts from such disposals.

(Sec. 3303) Directs the President to dispose of NDS materials so as to result in specified receipts for specified periods through FY 2005, with specified disposal limits. Prohibits the President from disposing materials to the extent that such disposal will result in undue disruption of the usual markets for such materials or avoidable loss to the United States. Provides for the treatment of disposal receipts. Provides an additional limitation on the disposal of titanium sponge.

Title XXXIV: Naval Petroleum Reserves - Authorizes appropriations for FY 1997 for activities relating to the naval petroleum reserves.

Title XXXV: Panama Canal Commission - Panama Canal Commission Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1997 - Authorizes the Panama Canal Commission to make such expenditures as necessary for the operation, maintenance, improvement, and administration of the Panama Canal for FY 1997, with specified limitations. Requires such funds to be made available for the purchase and transportation to the Republic of Panama of passenger motor vehicles built in the United States. Requires expenditures authorized under this title to be in accordance with the Panama Canal Treaties of 1977 and any law implementing those treaties.

Title XXXVI: Miscellaneous Provision - Expresses the sense of the Senate that the President should request the Department of the Treasury and the Secret Service to work with the government of the District of Columbia to develop a plan for the permanent reopening to vehicular traffic of Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House. Requires the Secretary of the Treasury and the Secret Service to certify that such plan protects the security of the people who live and work in the White House.