Summary: H.R.4775 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

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2002 Supplemental Appropriations Act for Further Recovery From and Response To Terrorist Attacks on the United States - Appropriates funds out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for FY 2002. Title I: Supplemental Appropriations - Chapter 1: Department of Agriculture - Makes supplemental appropriations for the Department of Agriculture for: (1) the Office of the Secretary (including transfers of funds); (2) the Agricultural Research Service; (3) Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service; (4) the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service; (5) the Food Safety and Inspection Service; (6) the Natural Resources Conservation Service; (7) the Rural Community Advancement Program; (8) the Rural Utilities Service, Local Television Loan Guarantee Program Account; and (9) the Food and Nutrition Service, special supplemental nutrition program for women, infants, and children (WIC).

Rescinds specified funds for the Rural Utilities Service, Local Television Loan Guarantee Program Account and the food stamp program.

Makes supplemental appropriations for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), subject to certain conditions.

(Sec. 101) Limits the funds available for the Export Enhancement Program for FY 2002.

(Sec. 102) Requires the Secretary of Agriculture to use specified Commodity Credit Corporation funds to make a grant to Texas for agricultural assistance to producers along the Rio Grande River that have suffered economic losses during the 2001 crop year due to the failure of Mexico to deliver water to the United States in accordance with the Treaty Relating to the Utilization of Waters of the Colorado and Tijuana Rivers and of the Rio Grande, and Supplementary Protocol.

(Sec. 103) Directs the Secretary to transfer specified funds under the Food Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002.

(Sec. 104) Rescinds specified funds for the Global Food for Education Initiative. Makes supplemental appropriations in an equal amount for commodities supplied in connection with emergency and private assistance programs under the Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954.

(Sec. 105) Requires the Secretary of Agriculture to approve the sale or barter of any eligible commodity which is to be disposed of under the Agricultural Act of 1949 provisions concerning the prevention of waste.

(Sec. 106) Authorizes the Secretary to use specified funds to liquidate over-obligations and over-expenditures of the Food Safety and Inspection Service.

Chapter 2: Department of Justice - Makes supplemental appropriations for the Department of Justice (DOJ) for: (1) general administration; (2) the U.S. Marshals Service; (3) the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI); (4) the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS); (5) Office of Justice Programs; and (6) community oriented policing services.

Rescinds specified funds for: (1) U.S. Attorneys; (2) Federal prisoner detention; (3) the Assets Forfeiture Fund; (4) the Federal Prison System; and (5) justice assistance.

Makes supplemental appropriations for the Department of Commerce and related agencies for: (1) the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative; (2) the National Institute of Standards and Technology; (3) the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA); and (4) departmental management.

Rescinds specified funds for the Bureau of the Census and NOAA.

Makes funds available under the Fisheries Finance Program Account available to subsidize gross obligations for the principal amount of direct loans, both individual fishing quota and traditional.

Makes supplemental appropriations for the Judiciary, including the Supreme Court and the Courts of Appeals, District Courts, and other judicial services.

Makes supplemental appropriations for the Department of State and related agency for: (1) diplomatic and consular programs; (2) educational and cultural exchange programs; (3) embassy security, construction, and maintenance; (4) international organizations and conferences, including contributions for international peacekeeping activities; (5) the Broadcasting Board of Governors; and (6) the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Rescinds specified funds for the Maritime Guaranteed Loan Program Account.

(Sec. 201) Permits the obligation and expenditure of funds for the Broadcasting Board of Governors and the Department of State without regard to whether such funds were authorized by Congress as otherwise required by the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956.

(Sec. 202) Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to require rather than authorize the Attorney General to charge and collect a $3 fee for the immigration inspection or pre-inspection of each commercial vessel passenger whose journey originated in the United States, its territories or possessions, certain adjacent islands, Canada, or Mexico, except as specified.

(Sec. 203) Requires the trial proceedings in the criminal case against Zacarias Moussaoui to be televised by closed circuit to convenient locations for viewing by victims of crimes associated with the terrorist acts of September 11, 2001, as specified.

(Sec. 204) States when certain new grant money under the Advanced Technology Program of the National Institute of Standards and Technology must be used.

(Sec. 205) Prohibits the use of funds to implement or enforce the Memorandum of Agreement signed by the Federal Trade Commission and the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice on March 5, 2002.

(Sec. 206) Revises the due date of the Commission on Ocean Policy's recommendations to Congress.

(Sec. 207) Authorizes the American Section of the International Joint Commission, United States and Canada, to receive funds from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in conjunction with the Devil's Lake project.

(Sec. 208) Amends the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 to revise the definition of wild fish.

(Sec. 209) Earmarks previous appropriations for a cooperative agreement with the National Defense Center of Excellence for Research in Ocean Sciences to conduct coral mapping in the waters of the Hawaiian Islands and the surrounding Exclusive Economic Zone in accordance with the mapping implementation strategy of the U. S. Coral Reef Task Force.

(Sec. 210) Makes supplemental appropriations to enable the Secretary of Commerce to provide economic assistance to fishermen and fishing communities affected by Federal closures and fishing restrictions in the New England groundfish fishery, to remain available through FY 2003.

(Sec. 211) Makes supplemental appropriations for a NOAA cooperative research program in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine, and Rhode Island, earmarking funds for a reduction loan to carry out a New England groundfish fishing capacity reduction program under the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act.

(Sec. 212) Earmarks funds for a reduction loan to carry out a West Coast groundfish fishing capacity reduction program under the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act.

(Sec. 213) States that FY 2002 appropriations for the National Veterans Business Development Corporation shall remain available until expended.

Chapter 3: Department of Defense - Makes supplemental appropriations for the Department of Defense (DOD) for: (1) military personnel; (2) operation and maintenance (including transfer of funds); (3) the Defense Emergency Response Fund; (4) procurement; and (5) research, development, test and evaluation.

(Sec. 301) Permits the use of funds already appropriated for the V-22 to be used to meet the unique requirements of the Special Operations Forces.

(Sec. 302) Authorizes the President to continue to provide assistance to Russia under cooperative threat reduction programs and the Freedom Support Act under an alternative certification requirement if such assistance is vital to U.S. national security interests.

(Sec. 303) Makes funds appropriated by this Act available for intelligence activities (by deeming them specifically authorized for such purpose by Congress).

(Sec. 304) Permits the use of certain appropriations for additional costs of international inspectors from the Technical Secretariat of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons for inspections and monitoring of DOD sites and commercial contract sites resulting from the Department of Defense's program to accelerate its chemical demilitarization schedule.

(Sec. 305) Permits the use of DOD funds available for assistance to Colombia to be used to combat narcotics trafficking and terrorist organization activity as well as emergency rescue and health and welfare actions.

(Sec. 306) Makes supplemental appropriations for accelerating chemical agent destruction at DOD facilities.

(Sec. 307) Rescinds specified procurement and research, development, test, and evaluation funds.

(Sec. 308) Excludes the multi-year pilot program for leasing general purpose Boeing 767 aircraft and Boeing 737 aircraft in commercial configuration from otherwise applicable Buy American requirements.

(Sec. 309) Revises the Activity under which the Secretary of the Army must obligate funds for procuring smokeless nitrocellulose to preserve competition and a commercial manufacturing capability for munitions precursor supplies for the High Zone Modular Artillery Charge System.

(Sec. 310) Requires the Secretary of Defense to obligate specified funds for a grant to support the conversion of the Naval Security Group, Winter Harbor, Maine, to a research and education center for Acadia National Park.

(Sec. 311) Earmarks funds for the Army National Guard for information and information assurance operations.

(Sec. 312) Rescinds specified funds from the Defense Emergency Response Fund.

(Sec. 313) Rescinds specified funds from FY 2002 Department of Defense appropriations to reflect revised economic assumptions.

Chapter 4: District of Columbia - Makes supplemental appropriations for a Federal payment to the District of Columbia for: (1) the Children's National Medical Center; (2) implementation of the District Emergency Operations Plan; (3) the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA); (4) the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments; (5) the Water and Sewer Authority; (6) for carrying out the District of Columbia Family Court Act of 2001; (7) human support services; and (8) the Corrections Information Council.

Appropriates funds out of the general fund of the District of Columbia for: (1) security events; (2) support for the regional Bioterrorism Hospital Preparedness Program at the Washington Hospital Center; (3) for the Unified Communications Center; and (4) for carrying out the District of Columbia Family Court Act of 2001.

Rescinds specified funds for: (1) public charter schools; (2) the Corrections Information Council; and (3) repayment of loans and interest.

Amends the District of Columbia Appropriations Act, 2002 to condition the use of funds available to the Office of the Corporation Counsel for attorney compensation upon consistency with performance measures in a negotiated collective bargaining agreement.

Makes supplemental appropriations for payments on the District's Certificates of Participation (used to finance the facility underlying the building at One Judiciary Square).

(Sec. 401) Permits the use of limited funds for administrative costs incurred fulfilling the Emergency Supplemental Act, 2002.

(Sec. 402) Amends the Victims of Violent Crime Compensation Act of 1996 to make certain outreach funds available without fiscal year limitation.

(Sec. 403) Requires that the positive fund balance of the general fund at the end of FY 2000 be used to provide the minimum balances for the emergency and contingency reserve funds for FY 2002, any excess to be applied to potential deficits for FY 2002 or Pay-As-You-Go Capital Funds.

(Sec. 404) Permits the use of specified WMATA funds for security and completion of the fiber optic network project.

(Sec. 405) Permits the transfer of funds to implement the District of Columbia Family Court Act of 2001 (magistrate judges for child abuse and neglect cases).

(Secs. 406- 407) Makes specified technical corrections to the District of Columbia Family Court Act of 2001 and the District of Columbia Appropriations Act, 2002.

(Sec. 408) Revises procedures concerning the acceptance and use of grants not included in the appropriations ceiling.

(Sec. 409) Extends the authority of the Chief Financial Officer through July 1, 2003, or the effective date of the District of Columbia Fiscal Integrity Act, whichever occurs first.

Chapter 5: Department of Defense - Civil - Makes supplemental appropriations for: (1) the Department of Defense for the Army Corps of Engineers; (2) the Department of Interior, Bureau of Reclamation to lease emergency water for the Rio Grande, New Mexico; (3) the Department of Energy for science and atomic energy defense activities; (4) defense environmental restoration and waste management; (4) defense closure projects; and (5) other defense activities.

Rescinds specified funds for weapons activities and defense environmental restoration and waste management.

(Sec. 501) States that the cost-sharing requirements of the Energy Policy Act of 1992 for the biomass project in Winona, Mississippi, have been met.

(Sec. 502) Requires the Secretary to award a contract for facilities for the conversion and disposition of depleted uranium hexafluoride at the gaseous diffusion plants at Paducah, Kentucky and Portsmouth, Ohio, and certify the groundbreakings to Congress.

Chapter 6: Bilateral Economic Assistance - Makes supplemental appropriations for: (1) the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Child Survival and Health Programs Fund for HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria; (2) international disaster assistance; (3) USAID operating expenses; (4) the Economic Support Fund; (5) assistance for the independent states of the former Soviet Union; (6) the Department of State (DOS), international narcotics control and law enforcement; (7) migration and refugee assistance; (8) nonproliferation, anti-terrorism, demining and related programs; and (9) military assistance, including the foreign military financing program for specified countries and peacekeeping operations.

Rescinds specified funds for foreign operations, export financing, and related programs previously appropriated to the Export-Import Bank and the Economic Support Fund.

Rescinds specified funds for maintenance of value payments to international financial institutions.

(Sec. 601) Makes specified funds appropriated by this and other Acts available to support the Colombian Government's unified campaign against narcotics trafficking and certain terrorist organizations, subject to reports by the Secretary to Congress that the President of Colombia has committed, in writing, to comprehensive policies to combat illicit drug cultivation and trafficking, reform the Colombian Armed Forces, and commit sufficient resources to fulfill the country's previous commitments under "Plan Colombia." Terminates funding if the Secretary has credible evidence that vigorous efforts are not being made to restore government authority and human rights in guerilla-controlled areas. Prohibits U.S. contractors or armed forces from participating in any combat operations.

(Sec. 602) Earmarks funds for USAID for the National Forum Foundation to implement the TRANSFORM Program which ships humanitarian assistance to needy foreign countries.

(Sec. 603) Requires the President to make two reports to the appropriate congressional committees setting forth a strategy for meeting the immediate and long-term security needs of Afghanistan.

Chapter 7: Department of the Interior - Makes supplemental appropriations for the Department of the Interior for: (1) the Bureau of Land Management; (2) the Fish and Wildlife Service; (3) the National Park Service; (4) the Geological Survey; (5) the Bureau of Indian Affairs, including a rescission of funds for the San Carlos Irrigation Project (permits the use of remaining funds for unanticipated trust reform projects); and (6) departmental offices.

Makes supplemental appropriations for the Department of Agriculture, Forest Service and for the Smithsonian Institution.

(Sec. 701) Makes certain wildland fire management funds available for immediate obligation.

(Sec. 702) Prohibits the use of funds other than those appropriated to the Office of Management and Budget to be used to study the transfer of research activities from the Smithsonian to the National Science Foundation.

(Sec. 703) Permits fees to be charged for services provided at Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge.

(Sec. 704) Authorizes the Minerals Management Service to recover certain transportation and administrative costs associated with filling the Strategic Petroleum Reserve.

(Sec. 705) Permits agreements under the Wildfire Suppression Assistance Act to make firefighters employees of the country receiving their services for liability purposes.

(Sec. 706) Authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture to treat additional timber in the Black Hills National Forest, South Dakota, to reduce beetle infestation and fire hazard. Adds specified land to the Black Elk Wilderness.

Chapter 8: Department of Labor - Makes supplemental appropriations for the Department of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health Administration training grants.

Makes supplemental appropriations for the Department of Health and Human Services for: (1) the Health Resources and Services Administration; (2) the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; (3) the National Institutes of Health (including rescission); (4) children and families services programs for a domestic violence hotline; and (5) the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund.

Reprograms funds for school improvement programs under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as appropriated by the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2002, including funds for Digital Educational Programming Grants.

Makes technical changes in the statement of the managers of the committee of conference accompanying the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2002.

Makes supplemental appropriations to the Department of Education for student financial assistance for Pell Grants.

Funds the Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Mathematics and Science Education for an additional year.

(Secs. 801 & 802) Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to modify: (1) the number of students required in a portion of the payment formula for impact aid for heavily impacted districts; and (2) the local contribution rate used by a local education agency.

(Sec. 803) Requires reduction of administrative expenses on a pro rata basis by the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, excluding the Food and Drug Administration and the Indian Health Service.

(Sec. 804) Renames the National Service Awards the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards.

(Sec. 805) Amends the Internal Revenue Code concerning Alaska's payments under the Federal Unemployment Tax Act.

(Sec. 806) Makes technical changes in the statement of the managers of the committee of conference accompanying the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2001.

(Sec. 807) Authorizes the Secretary of Education to transfer a limited amount of lapsing funds to program administration at the end of FY 2002.

Chapter 9: Legislative Branch - Makes supplemental appropriations for the Legislative Branch for: (1) the House of Representatives; (2) the Capitol Police Board; and (3) the Library of Congress, Copyright Office.

(Sec. 901) Authorizes an adjustment in the Senators Official Personnel and Office Expense Account for responses to terrorism or anthrax.

(Secs. 902 & 903) Amends the Emergency Supplemental Act, 2002 to condition the acquisition of buildings and facilities for the use of the Senate or House of Representatives upon the availability of appropriations.

(Sec. 904) Authorizes the Chief Administrative Officer of the House to place orders under the Economy Act.

(Sec. 905) Authorizes the Architect to acquire computer backup facilities for legislative branch offices, as specified.

(Sec. 906) Establishes the Capitol Police Buildings and Grounds account for use by the Architect of the Capitol.

(Sec. 907) Authorizes the Architect to acquire real property for U.S. Capitol Police use, such property to become part of the U.S. Capitol Grounds.

Chapter 10: Department of Defense (DOD) - Military Construction - Makes supplemental appropriations for military construction, including transfers of funds.

(Sec. 1001) Permits such funds to be used for terrorism-related projects after the appropriate congressional committees are notified.

Chapter 11: Department of Transportation - Makes supplemental appropriations for the Department of Transportation for: (1) the Transportation Security Administration, including transfers of funds; (2) the Coast Guard; and (3) the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), including transfers of funds.

Makes supplemental appropriations from the Airport and Airway Trust Funds for the FAA, including grants-in-aid for airports.

Makes supplemental appropriations from the Highway Trust Fund for (1) the Federal Highway Administration, emergency relief program, including funds to respond to the September 11 attacks in New York City; and (2) the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, border enforcement and hazardous materials safety programs. Rescinds specified funds for contract authority for Federal-aid highways.

Makes supplemental appropriations for: (1) the Federal Railroad Administration, grants for the National Railroad Passenger Corporation; and (2) the Federal Transit Administration.

(Sec.1101) Makes FY 2002 funds available for certain transportation projects and activities designated in the conference report to H.R. 2299 (Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2002).

(Sec. 1102) Amends the Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2002 to include the Transportation Security Administration (along with the FAA) in a prohibition against requiring airport sponsors to provide cost-free space for air traffic control, air navigation, or weather reporting.

(Sec. 1103) Requires the use of the Regulatory Tonnage Measurement System when measuring new fishing vessels as required by the American Fisheries Act.

(Sec. 1104) Amends the Transportation Appropriations Act for FY 2001 to state the alignment of a highway project in Mississippi.

(Sec. 1105) Reallocates funds available for intelligent transportation systems to the Drexel University Intelligent Infrastructure Institute.

Chapter 12: Department of the Treasury - Rescinds specified funds for: (1) the Financial Management Service; and (2) the Internal Revenue Service, information systems.

Makes supplemental appropriations for: (1) the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center; (2) the Customs Service; (3) the Secret Service; and (4) the Postal Service Fund.

Makes supplemental appropriations for: (1) the Executive Office of the President, Office of Administration; (2) election administration reform; (3) the Federal Election Commission for unanticipated costs associated with implementing the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act; and (4) the General Services Administration for building security emergency expenses resulting from the September 11 attacks.

Rescinds specified funds appropriated for the Office of Management and Budget by the Treasury and General Government Appropriations Act, 2002.

(Sec. 1201) Prohibits the use of appropriated funds to transfer the functions, missions, or activities of the U.S. Customs Service to the Department of Justice.

(Sec. 1202) Authorizes the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center to maintain a cadre of up to 250 Federal annuitants for up to five years without regard to certain Federal employment requirements requiring competitive hiring and reduction in pay for allocable annuities.

(Sec. 1203) Deems the Eisenhower Exchange Fellowship Program an executive agency for purposes of access to sources of supply.

Chapter 13: Department of Veterans Affairs - Makes supplemental appropriations for the Department of Veterans Affairs for the Veterans Benefits Administration and the Veterans Health Administration.

Rescinds specified funds for the Housing Certificate Fund, the Home Investment Partnerships Program, and for rental housing assistance.

Makes supplemental appropriations for the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the Community Development Fund for distribution through the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation for emergency expenses for response to the September 11 terrorist attacks. States that such funds will have no impact on the amount of formula or other Federal assistance for which New York City or State would otherwise be eligible. Requires congressional notification of fund allocation and any authorized waivers of otherwise applicable requirements.

Revises the referenced statement of the managers for the FY 1999, FY 2001, and FY 2002 appropriations for HUD to explain the allowable use of certain previous appropriations.

Makes supplemental appropriations for response to the September 11 attacks for the Department of Health and Human Services, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.

Makes supplemental appropriations for: (1) the Environmental Protection Agency; (2) the Federal Emergency Management Agency, including funds for Cerro Grande fire claims; and (3) the National Science Foundation.

Revises the referenced statement of managers for both the FY 2001 and 2002 Acts appropriating funds for the Environmental Protection Agency for State and tribal assistance grants.

(Sec. 1301) Increases the total loan guarantee limitation for the mutual mortgage insurance program account.

(Sec. 1302) Makes amounts available for the cost of guaranteed loans under both the special risk and general insurance funds also available to subsidize total loan principal.

(Sec. 1303) Directs the Secretary of HUD to enter into new contracts under the Asset Control Area Demonstration Program.

(Sec. 1304) Requires the Secretary to report quarterly to Congress on the status of any FHA-insured multifamily housing project that is in default for longer than 60 days.

(Sec. 1305) Removes the use restrictions on a specified apartment building in Baltimore, Maryland.

Chapter 14: General Provisions - Limits the use of funds appropriated by this Act to the current fiscal year unless otherwise specified.

(Sec. 1402) Deems adjustments under the enforcing discretionary spending limits requirements of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to align highway spending with revenues and the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century for FY 2003 to be zero.

(Sec. 1403) Rescinds specified funds available for Federal administrative and travel expenses.

(Sec. 1404) Limits the availability of certain supplemental appropriations to the extent that the entire amount is designated by the President as an emergency requirement, as defined in the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.

Title II: American Servicemembers' Protection Act - American Servicemembers' Protection Act of 2002 - Prohibits U.S. cooperation with the International Criminal Court. Specifies restrictions on: (1) participation by covered U.S. persons in United Nations (UN) peacekeeping and peace enforcement operations; (2) transfer to the Court of U.S. classified national security and law enforcement information; and (3) the provision of U.S. military assistance, with specified exceptions, to the government of a country that is a party to the Court.

(Sec. 2003) Prescribes conditions for a presidential waiver of the prohibitions and requirements of this Act.

(Sec. 2004) Declares that the requirements of this Act shall not prohibit: (1) any action authorized by the President to bring about the release from captivity of any U.S. military personnel (covered U.S. persons) and certain other persons (covered allied persons) who are being detained or imprisoned against their will by or on behalf of the Court; or (2) communication by the United States of its policy with respect to a matter.

(Sec. 2008) Authorizes the President to use all means necessary (including the provision of legal assistance) to bring about the release of covered U.S. persons and covered allied persons held captive by, on behalf, or at the request of the Court.

(Sec. 2009) Urges the President to report to appropriate congressional committees on the degree to which: (1) each military alliance to which the United States is a party may place U.S. armed forces under foreign control subject to the Court's jurisdiction; and (2) U.S. armed forces engaged in military operations pursuant to such alliance may be exposed to greater risks as a result of being placed under such foreign control.

(Sec. 2010) Authorizes funds withheld from the U.S. share of assessments to the UN or other international organizations pursuant to the Admiral James W. Nance and Meg Donovan Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 2000 and 2001 to be transferred to the Embassy Security, Construction and Maintenance Account of the Department of State.

(Sec. 2011) Sets forth the relationship between the President's exercise of his constitutional authority as Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, this Act, and actions taken with respect to a specific matter involving the Court, requiring congressional notification as specified.

(Sec. 2014) Amends the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2002 to repeal the limitation on use of division A funds to provide assistance to the International Criminal Court or its prosecutorial activity.

(Sec. 2015) Permits the United States to continue rendering assistance to international efforts to bring to justice Saddam Hussein, Slobodan Milosevic, Osama bin Laden, other members of Al Qaeda, leaders of Islamic Jihad, and other foreign nationals accused of genocide, war crimes, or crimes against humanity.

Title III: Other Matters - Amends the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act and the Andean Trade Preference Act to require certain apparel articles qualifying for duty-free treatment to be made from fabrics where the dyeing, printing, and finishing is carried out in the United States.

(Sec. 3002) Rural Service Improvement Act of 2002 - Amends Federal postal service law to require the U.S. Postal Service to adhere to an equitable tender policy within a qualified group of air carriers in selecting carriers of non-priority bypass mail to certain points in Alaska.

Prescribes requirements for the selection of: (1) bush passenger carriers and non-mail freight carriers for the delivery of non-priority bypass mail at mainline service rates, bush rates, or composite rates; (2) mainline and non-mainline air carriers to hub points; and (3) all air carriers providing scheduled passenger service to bush points.

(Sec. 3003) Amends the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act to specifically qualify Native Corporations as well as their direct and indirect subsidiary corporations, joint ventures, and partnerships as minority and economically disadvantaged business enterprises for purposes of Federal law, specifically for minority contracting and subcontracting requirements.