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Introduced in Senate (05/18/2000)

Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2001 - Title I: Military Personnel - Appropriates funds for FY 2001 for active-duty and reserve personnel in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force and for National Guard personnel in the Army and Air Force.

Title II: Operation and Maintenance - Appropriates funds for FY 2001 for the operation and maintenance (O&M) of the Army, Navy, and Air Force (including a transfer of funds in each case), the Marine Corps, the defense agencies, the reserve components, and the Army and Air National Guards. Appropriates funds for: (1) overseas contingency operations (including a transfer of funds); (2) the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces; (3) environmental restoration for the Army, Navy, Air Force, and defense-wide (including a transfer of funds in each case); (4) environmental restoration at former defense sites (including a transfer of funds); (5) overseas humanitarian, disaster, and civic aid; and (6) nuclear threat reduction programs with respect to republics of the former Soviet Union.

Title III: Procurement - Appropriates funds for FY 2001 for procurement by the armed forces and its reserve components of aircraft, missiles, weapons, tracked combat vehicles, ammunition, shipbuilding and conversion, and for other procurement. Appropriates funds for defense-wide procurement (including a transfer of funds) and for National Guard and reserve equipment.

Title IV: Research, Development, Test and Evaluation - Appropriates funds for FY 2001 for research, development, test, and evaluation by the armed forces and defense agencies. Appropriates funds for the Director of Operational Test and Evaluation.

Title V: Revolving and Management Funds - Appropriates funds for: (1) the defense working capital funds; and (2) programs under the National Defense Sealift and Airlift Funds.

Title VI: Other Department of Defense Programs - Appropriates funds for: (1) Department of Defense (DOD) medical and health care programs; (2) the destruction of lethal chemical agents and munitions; (3) drug interdiction and counter-drug activities, defense (including a transfer of funds); and (4) expenses and activities of the Office of Inspector General in carrying out the Inspector General Act of 1978.

Title VII: Related Agencies - Appropriates funds for: (1) the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System Fund; (2) expenses of the Intelligence Community Management Account (including a transfer of funds); (3) authorized payments to the Kaho'olawe Island Conveyance, Remediation, and Environmental Restoration Fund; and (4) national security scholarships, fellowships, and grants (using funds derived from the National Security Education Trust Fund).

Title VIII: General Provisions - Department of Defense - Specifies authorized, restricted, and prohibited uses of appropriated funds.

(Sec. 8008) Authorizes procurement funds appropriated under this Act to be used for multiyear procurement contracts for the M2A3 Bradley fighting vehicle, the DDG-51 destroyer, the C-17, and the UH-60/CH-60 aircraft.

(Sec. 8010) Prohibits during FY 2001 the management by end strengths of DOD civilian personnel.

(Sec. 8019) Authorizes the Secretary of Defense (Secretary) to establish with host governments of NATO-member countries an account for the deposit of residual value amounts negotiated in the return of U.S. military installations to such countries.

(Sec. 8030) Authorizes DOD to incur up to $350 million in obligations for DOD personnel compensation, military construction projects, and supplies and services in anticipation of receipts of contributions from the Government of Kuwait.

(Sec. 8031) Earmarks funds from this Act for the Civil Air Patrol Corporation.

(Sec. 8032) Prohibits the use of funds from this Act to establish a new DOD federally funded research and development center (FFRDC). Limits the Federal compensation to be paid to FFRDC members or consultants. Prohibits the use of FY 2001 FFRDC funds for new building construction, cost-sharing payments for projects funded by Government grants, absorption of cost overruns, or certain charitable contributions. Limits the staff years of technical effort that may be funded from FFRDCs from FY 2001 funds.

(Sec. 8039) Directs the President to include within each fiscal year budget the amounts requested for administrative activities of DOD, the military departments, and the defense agencies.

(Sec. 8047) Earmarks funds appropriated under this Act for the mitigation of adverse environmental impacts on Indian lands resulting from DOD activities.

(Sec. 8049) Prohibits the use of funds: (1) by a DOD entity without compliance with the Buy American Act; (2) for assistance to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea unless specifically appropriated for such purpose; (3) to transport chemical munitions to the Johnston Atoll for storage or demilitarization (with an exception and an authorized wartime waiver by the President); and (4) for reconstruction activities in the Republic of Kosovo, as long as Slobodan Milosevic remains President of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.

(Sec. 8053) Authorizes DOD to lease real and personal property at the Adak Naval Air Facility, Alaska.

(Sec. 8054) Rescinds specified funds from various accounts under prior defense appropriations Acts.

(Sec. 8060) Prohibits the transfer to any other department or agency, except as specifically provided in an appropriations law, of funds available to DOD or the Central Intelligence Agency in any fiscal year for drug interdiction and counter-drug activities.

(Sec. 8068) Prohibits current fiscal year DOD funds from being obligated or expended to transfer to another nation or international organization defense articles or services for use in any UN peacekeeping or peace enforcement operation, or for any other international peacekeeping, peace enforcement, or humanitarian assistance operation, unless specified congressional committees are given 15 days' advance notice.

(Sec. 8069) Directs the Secretary, to the extent authorized by law, to issue loan guarantees in support of U.S. defense exports not otherwise provided for, with a contingent liability limit of $15 billion. Requires quarterly reports to specified congressional committees on such loan guarantees.

(Sec. 8073) Authorizes the use of DOD O&M funds in support of U.S. missions and with eligible organizations and activities outside of DOD.

(Sec. 8076) Directs the Secretary, upon the enactment of this Act, to make specified fund transfers between various DOD accounts.

(Sec. 8077) Directs the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) to submit to specified congressional committees a detailed report identifying any activity for which the FY 2002 budget request was reduced because Congress appropriated funds above the President's budget request for such activity for FY 2001.

(Sec. 8079) Authorizes the Secretary, during the current fiscal year, to waive reimbursement of certain educational costs of the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies for military officers and civilian officials of foreign countries if determined to be in the national security interest.

(Sec. 8083) Rescinds specified funds from various accounts under the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 1999.

(Sec. 8084) Requires the President's budget for FY 2002 and thereafter to separately identify all costs incurred by DOD to support NATO and all Partnership for Peace programs and initiatives.

(Sec. 8085) Authorizes the Secretary, on a case-by-case basis, to waive limitations on the procurement of defense items from a foreign country if: (1) the Secretary determines that such limitation would invalidate cooperative programs or reciprocal trade agreements for the procurement of defense items; and (2) such country does not discriminate against the same or similar defense items produced in the United States for that country. Provides exceptions.

(Sec. 8088) Prohibits the use of appropriated funds to support any training program involving security forces of a foreign country if credible information exists that such country has committed a gross violation of human rights, unless all necessary corrective steps have been taken. Requires the monitoring of such information. Authorizes the Secretary to waive such prohibition under extraordinary circumstances. Requires a report from the Secretary to the defense committees explaining any such waiver.

(Sec. 8089) Authorizes the Secretary to distribute surplus DOD dental equipment to Indian health service facilities and federally-qualified health centers.

(Sec. 8090) Reduces the total amount appropriated in this Act by: (1) $56.2 million, to reflect savings from the pay of civilian personnel; and (2) $769.7 million, to reflect savings from favorable foreign currency fluctuations.

(Sec. 8093) Makes specified funds from this Act available to maintain an attrition reserve force of 18 B-52 aircraft.

(Sec. 8094) Requires the President's budget for FY 2001 and thereafter to include separate budget justifications for costs of U.S. military participation in contingency operations.

(Sec. 8097) Provides for the crediting of refunds attributable to the use of Government travel cards and the Government Purchase Card.

(Sec. 8099) Prohibits funds from this Act from being used by DOD to transfer to any nongovernmental entity certain armor-piercing ammunition.

(Sec. 8100) Authorizes the Chief of the National Guard Bureau to waive payments for the lease of personal property to Federal, State, or local governments or youth or charitable organizations.

(Sec. 8104) Authorizes the Center of Excellence for Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance, during the current fiscal year, to pay expenses of providing or facilitating education and training for foreign military and civilian personnel in disaster management and humanitarian assistance.

(Sec. 8105) Authorizes DOD to enter into agreements with the Department of Veterans Affairs and federally-funded health agencies providing services to Native Hawaiians to establish a partnership to maximize Federal resources in the provision of health care services, applying telemedicine technologies.

(Sec. 8109) Authorizes the Secretary of the Air Force to convey to Indian tribes in North and South Dakota, Montana, and Minnesota relocatable excess military family housing units at Grand Forks and Minot Air Force Bases.

(Sec. 8114) Authorizes the Secretaries of the Army and Navy to establish a multiyear pilot program for leasing aircraft for utility and operational support airlift purposes. Limits aircraft lease agreements to ten years and prohibits any such lease from being entered into after September 30, 2004.

(Sec. 8115) Reduces by $26.154 million the total amount appropriated herein for the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization (BMDO), to reflect a reduction in system engineering, program management, and other support costs.

(Sec. 8116) Requires BMDO to notify the defense committees 30 days prior to issuing any information or solicitation under the National Missile Defense program.

(Sec. 8118) Appropriates funds to DOD for a grant to the National Center for the Preservation of Democracy.

(Sec. 8121) Appropriates funds to DOD for: (1) payments to military personnel as reimbursement for mandatory pet quarantines; (2) a grant to the National D-Day Museum; and (3) a grant to the Chicago Public Schools for conversion and expansion of a specified armory.

(Sec. 8125) Appropriates funds for Navy O&M for the disposal and scrapping of ships of the Navy Inactive Fleet and the National Defense Reserve Fleet.