Summary: H.R.6968 — 97th Congress (1981-1982)All Information (Except Text)

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House receded and concurred with amendment (10/01/1982)

(House receded and concurred in certain Senate amendments with an amendment)

Military Construction Appropriation Act, 1983 - Appropriates funds for military construction for FY 1983 for: (1) the Army; (2) the Navy; (3) the Air Force; (4) defense agencies; (5) the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Infrastructure; (6) the Army and Air National Guards; (7) the Army, Navy, and Air Force Reserves; (8) family housing for all branches and defense agencies; and (9) the Homeowners Assistance Fund.

Makes prior year construction appropriations available for construction projects currently authorized.

Prohibits the expenditure of funds for cost-plus-a-fixed-fee contracts for work without prior approval by the Secretary of Defense. Prohibits the expenditure of funds for the construction or reactivation of any bakery, laundry, or drycleaning facility without prior certification by the Secretary.

Permits the use of appropriations for the hire of passenger motor vehicles.

Permits the advancement of appropriations to the Federal Highway Administration for the construction of access roads to projects certified by the Secretary as important to the national defense.

Prohibits the expenditure of appropriations for: (1) new bases not specifically indicated; (2) the purchase of land or land interests in excess of their determined value; and (3) military family housing not otherwise provided for.

Authorizes the Navy to: (1) construct and operate a refuse derived fuel-fired electric power generating plant; and (2) contract for fuel supplies at the Norfolk Naval Ship Yard.

Prohibits the use of funds for the sale, lease, or rental of any portion of Fort De Russy, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Prohibits the use of minor construction funds to transfer or relocate any activity from one base to another without prior notification of the House Committee on Appropriations.