Summary: H.R.3393 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (12/04/2001)

Urgent Counter-Terrorism Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2002 - Appropriates additional funds for FY 2002 to the Defense Emergency Response Fund solely for upgrading critical defense and intelligence capabilities to fight the war on terrorism and recover from the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

Allocates such funds to the following categories: (1) anti-terrorism intelligence upgrades, including funds for the Department of Defense and the Central Intelligence Agency; (2) chemical and biological warfare defense capabilities, including funds for detection systems, vaccines, mobile laboratories, and public safety at chemical weapons storage facilities; (3) special forces counter-terrorism capability, including for survival radios, common missile warning systems, and nonstandard and unconventional weapons and equipment; (4) munitions and essential equipment replenishment and upgrades; (5) force protection and recovery activities, including renovations of the Pentagon Reservation; (6) essential aircraft upgrades; and (7) Operation Enduring Freedom operational costs.

Designates all such funds as an emergency requirement under the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, limiting their availability unless Congress receives a presidential budget request for the entire amount in such category.