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Conference report filed in House (10/14/1986)

(Conference report filed in House, H. Rept. 99-1001)

National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1987 - Division A: Department of Defense Authorizations - Department of Defense Authorization Act, 1987 - Title I: Procurement - Part A: Funding Authorizations - Authorizes appropriations for FY 1987 for the armed forces and defense agencies, and for the reserve components of the armed forces, for specified procurement.

Part B: Army Program Limitations - Places certain procurement conditions or obligation limitations on specified Army weapons and programs.

Part C: Navy Program Limitations - Places certain procurement conditions or obligation limitations on specified Navy weapons and programs.

Part D: Air Force Program Limitations - Places certain procurement conditions or obligation limitations on specified Air Force weapons and programs.

Part E: Chemical Weapons - Authorizes appropriations for FY 1987 for the destruction of lethal chemical weapons. Places certain obligation limitations and reporting requirements on specified chemical weapons programs.

Title II: Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation - Part A: Authorization of Appropriations and Program Limitations - Authorizes appropriations for FY 1987 for the armed forces and defense agencies for research, development, test, and evaluation. Places certain obligation limitations on specified research programs, and earmarks funds for specified programs. Requires certain tests and reports in connection with certain other research programs.

Part B: Strategic Defense Initiative - Earmarks specified FY 1987 research funds for the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) program. Sets aside a specified amount of such funds for use in joint development with NATO allies of the antitactical ballistic missile system. Requires certain reports in connection with the SDI program. Makes certain congressional findings concerning SDI as it relates to the ABM Treaty of 1972. Directs the Secretary of Defense (the Secretary) to report to the Congress concerning an analysis of a less-restrictive interpretation of such treaty on the SDI program.

Part C: Balanced Technology Initiative - Provides that in this Act the Congress commences a program of Conventional Defense Initiatives designed to improve the conventional weapons of the armed forces and to enhance cooperation with other NATO members. Earmarks specified FY 1987 research funds for specified conventional defense research programs.

Part D: Miscellaneous - Places a moratorium, until October 1, 1987, on the testing of the Space Defense System (anti-satellite weapon) unless the President certifies to the Congress that the Soviet Union has already conducted such testing. Requires a report by the Secretary to the Congress concerning the ICBM program. Limits the deployment of the MX missile and the development of the small ICBM until full-scale engineering development of the small ICBM begins. Directs the Secretary to provide for coordination and cooperation between defense agencies, commands, bureaus, etc. that are engaged in defense research activities. Provides for cooperative medical research between the Secretary and the Veterans Administration (VA).

Title III: Operation and Maintenance - Part A: Authorizations of Appropriations - Authorizes appropriations for FY 1987 for the armed forces and defense agencies for operation and maintenance, including funds for the reserve forces, the National Guard, the National Board for the Promotion of Rifle Practice, defense claims, the Court of Military Appeals, and the Defense Environmental Restoration Fund.

Authorizes appropriations for FY 1987 for the working capital funds of the armed forces and defense agencies.

Part B: Program Changes and Permanent Law Changes - Makes certain program and permanent law changes in connection with the following: (1) Department of Defense (DOD) defense contract personnel; (2) the procurement by DOD outside of the United States of certain bakery and dairy products; (3) sales within military commissaries; (4) the acceptance of gifts for the defense dependents' education system; (5) the renovation of defense facilities; and (6) other specified programs and activities.

Part C: Humanitarian and Other Assistance - Extends through FY 1987 the authorization for the transportation of humanitarian relief supplies to Afghan refugees, as well as the transportation of such supplies to certain other countries as provided in the DOD Authorization Act, 1985. Adds a new chapter to general military law concerning the provision of humanitarian and civic assistance in conjunction with military operations. Provides budget limitations through FY 1991 in connection with such program.

Title IV: Personnel Authorizations and Related Matters - Part A: Active Forces - Authorizes strengths for active-duty personnel as of the end of FY 1987. Reduces each year through FY 1989 the number of officers on active duty in the armed forces.

Part B: Reserve Forces - Authorizes strengths for the selected reserve components of the armed forces for FY 1987.

Part C: Military Training - Authorizes the average military training student loads for each component of the armed forces for FY 1987.

Title V: Defense Personnel Policy - Part A: Active Forces - Prohibits the assignment of active-duty members to positions outside the United States until such member has completed certain basic training requirements.

Revises Federal provisions concerning: (1) State and local jury duty for active-duty military personnel; (2) authority for the spot promotions of Navy lieutenants; (3) the enlistment of women in the Air Force during FY 1987 and 1988; (4) authority to exempt certain physicians from reductions in retired pay; (5) the treatment of excess leave upon reenlistment; (6) the elimination of gender-based distinctions in the promotion of officers in the Naval Reserve and Marine Corps Reserve; (7) Senate confirmation of certain general and flag officer positions; (8) the position of Staff Judge Advocate to the Commandant of the Marine Corps; (9) a temporary increase in the number of general and flag officers in certain grades authorized to be on active-duty; (10) a study on the staffing of critical wartime medical specialties; and (11) a study on the representation of religious faiths in the armed forces.

Part B: Reserve Forces - Increases from 100,000 to 200,000 the number of reserve members that may be ordered involuntarily to active duty by the President. Extends to up to 90 additional days the call-up authority of the President over such reserve members.

Part C: Civilian Personnel - Waives certain civilian personnel ceilings for FY 1987 as contained in specified Federal law. Prohibits the management of civilian personnel by end strengths during FY 1987. Amends specified Federal law to prohibit the controlling of DOD personnel not directly funded by the government.

Title VI: Compensation and Other Personnel Benefits - Part A: Pay and Allowances - Prohibits the adjustment of compensation levels of members of the uniformed services in conformity with adjustment to GS-level compensation of Federal employees during FY 1987. Increases by three percent the rates of basic pay, basic allowance for quarters, and basic subsistence allowance for members of the uniformed services, effective on January 1, 1987.

Provides authority to pay ROTC members in advance for field training. Provides reimbursement for accommodations in place of quarters.

Revises provisions concerning pay, allowances, and benefits of certain specified members of the reserve forces, including medical and dental care, disability allowance, and death benefits.

Part B: Travel and Transportation - Revises Federal provisions concerning the provision of specified travel and transportation allowances for various members of the armed forces and their survivors and dependents, including a dislocation allowance and an allowance for the transportation and storage of household goods.

Part C: Bonuses and Special and Incentive Pays - Amends Federal pay and allowances provisions to authorize bonuses, special pay, or incentive pay for the following personnel: (1) career aviation cadets and officers; (2) certain personnel who enlisted in the Selected Reserve; and (3) those members who are proficient in certain foreign languages.

Part D: Benefits for Survivors and Former Spouses - Revises various Federal provisions concerning the provision of specified benefits to survivors and former spouses of members of the armed forces.

Part E: Miscellaneous Benefits - Provides certain miscellaneous benefits to various members of the armed forces, their dependents, or their survivors.

Part F: Administration of Personnel Benefits - Provides a revised method for determining the true costs of military retirement (for purposes of military retirement plan funding).

Provides the authority to pay bank charges in the event of government error in the mandatory direct deposit of members' pay.

Title VII: Health-Care Management Reform - Revises Federal military health-care law to provide for a military-civilian health services partnership program. Directs the Secretary to establish a system of health-care enrollment for covered beneficiaries who reside in the United States. Establishes in DOD the Military Health Care Account for use with respect to the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services (CHAMPUS). Directs the Secretary to establish by regulation the use of diagnosis-related groups as the primary criteria for allocation of resources to facilities of the uniformed services.

Directs the Secretary to conduct a project for the improvement of CHAMPUS through the competitive selection of contractors to financially underwrite the delivery of health-care services under the program.

Prohibits the Secretary from acquiring a medical information system for use in all military medical treatment facilities until certain prescribed testing of such system has occurred.

Provides for the confidentiality of medical quality assurance records created by or for DOD as part of a medical quality assurance program. Authorizes disclosure and testimony concerning such records under limited circumstances.

Title VIII: Uniform Code of Military Justice - Military Justice Amendments of 1986 - Amends the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) to revise or add provisions concerning the following: (1) the defense in a court-martial trial of lack of mental responsibility; (2) the oral application of enlisted members desiring to serve on courts-martial; (3) the court-martial jurisdiction over reserve members under certain circumstances; (4) the statute of limitations for certain military offenses; (5) post-trial submission of defense evidence; and (6) the Government detail of military judge advocates.

Title IX: Procurement Policy Reform - Defense Acquisition Improvement Act of 1986 - Part A: Management of the Acquisition Process - Amends Federal procurement provisions to outline the duties and precedence of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition. Establishes the position of Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition.

Directs the Secretary of a military department to establish a baseline description for a major defense acquisition program under the jurisdiction of such Secretary.

Directs the Secretary of Defense to conduct a certain program aimed at increasing the efficiency of the management structure of defense acquisition programs by reducing program manager reporting requirements. Describes programs participating in such efforts as defense enterprise programs. Directs the Secretary to designate programs for participation in the defense enterprise program. Provides milestone authorizations for such programs.

Directs the Secretary to ensure that, to the maximum extent possible, defense procurement supply requirements are fulfilled through the use of nondevelopmental items (commercially-available items).

Directs the Secretary to take specified actions limiting the use of funds for undefinitized contractual actions (contracts in which all necessary terms are not final). Requires oversight of such action by the Inspector General of DOD. Places certain other restrictions on undefinitized contractual actions.

Directs the Secretary to require the use of a competitive prototype program strategy in the development of a major weapons system. Directs the Secretary to require certain types of weapons testing (survivability, lethality, operational) to be completed for major weapons systems and munitions programs before proceeding beyond low-rate initial production of such systems or programs.

Directs the Secretary to take appropriate action to ensure that DOD increases the use of multiyear contracting authority in FY 1988.

Provides certain limitations on the use of federally-funded research and development centers.

Part B: Requirements Relating to the Acquisition Process - Amends the Small Business Act to revise provisions regarding the small business set-aside program, especially as such program relates to procurement set-asides. Increases the thresholds for certain requirements relating to small purchases under the Small Business Act and the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act.

Revises Federal requirements relating to defense procurement procedures other than competitive procedures. Requires the head of an agency to emphasize the importance of the quality of services provided as an evaluation factor in the awarding of defense procurement contracts.

Requires the head of an agency, using procedures other than competitive procedures in entering into a defense contract for the purchase of spare or repair parts which are also offered for sale to the general public, to ensure that the price charged the United States for such parts under the contrct may not exceed the lowest commercial price charged by such contractor to the general public.

Part C: Procurement Personnel Policy - Revises Federal provisions concerning defense procurement to prohibit certain former DOD procurement officials, during the two years immediately after their separation from service, from accepting compensation from a contractor with whom he or she had specified work contact with as a DOD employee under a defense contract. Requires each procurement contract in excess of $100,000 entered into by DOD to include a provision under which the contractor agrees not to compensate a person if such compensation would be a violation of Federal procurement personnel policy provisions.

Directs the Secretary to develop a plan for the enhancement of the professionalism of, and the career opportunities available to, DOD acquisition personnel. Directs the Secretary to report to specified congressional committees a plan for the coordination of DOD-managed educational programs for DOD acquisition personnel.

Part D: Requirements Relating to Defense Contractors - Prohibits a person convicted of fraud or any other felony arising out of a contract with DOD from working in a management or supervisory capacity on any defense contract or with any contractor for no less than one year.

Provides protection for an employee of a defense contract from reprisal for disclosure of information regarding substantial violations of defense contract provisions.

Directs the head of a defense agency to require a contractor under a covered contract with that agency to make available the contractor's cost and pricing data with respect to work under the covered contract.

Part E: Miscellaneous - Directs the head of an agency to require a firm responding to a DOD solicitation to disclose in their bid or proposal any significant interest in such firm that is owned or controlled by a foreign government determined by the Secretary of State to have repeatedly provided support for acts of international terrorism.

Directs the head of an agency to require offerors, contractors, and subcontractors to make available to that agency certain cost or pricing data in connection with bids for contracts.

Directs the Secretary to prescribe regulations to define the legitimate interest of the United States and of a contractor or subcontractor in technical data pertaining to an item or process. Authorizes the Secretary to release certain technical data requested, and to recover the costs of such release.

Part F: Miscellaneous Reports - Outlines specified reporting requirements in connection with: (1) selected acquisition reports; (2) defense contract awards to Indian-owned businesses; and (3) the geographic distribution of defense contractors.

Title X: Arms Control Matters - Expresses the sense of the Congress in relation to: (1) SALT II compliance; and (2) nuclear testing. Requires a report by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on U.S. noncompliance with existing strategic offensive arms agreements. Expresses the sense of the Congress and its support for nuclear risk reduction centers.

Title XI: Matters Relating to NATO and Other Allies - Amends the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to authorize the transfer of excess defense articles for the modernization of the defense capabilities of countries of NATO's southern flank. Authorizes the Secretary to enter into bilateral or multilateral Weapon System Partnership Agreements with other NATO-member countries, as well as certain other cooperative projects and cross-servicing agreements.

Title XII: Department of Defense Management - Part A: Management of Certain Procurement Matters - Revises Federal provisions relating to the overhaul, repair, and maintenance of naval vessels. Prohibits the transfer to foreign countries (with an exception) of technical data packages for large-caliber cannon.

Prohibits the Secretary from entering into a contract with an air carrier for the charter air transportation of military personnel unless the air carrier meets certain safety standards and submits to a technical safety evaluation. Provides for inspections of all such aircraft, and establishes within DOD a Commercial Airlift Review Board to make appropriate recommendations with regard to such air carriers. Authorizes military personnel to leave a chartered aircraft if their representative determines an unsafe condition.

Directs the Secretary of the military department concerned to require that the primary fuel to be used in any new heating system within the jurisdiction of such department is the most cost-effective fuel for that system. Repeals certain requirements and restrictions contained in the DOD Appropriation Act, 1986.

Requires a review of the security administration of DOD special access programs at all DOD contractors involved in such programs.

Sets specified DOD contract award goals for: (1) small business concerns; (2) historically black colleges and universities; and (3) minority institutions.

Requires certain cost and manpower estimates for major defense acquisition programs before full-scale engineering development of such programs.

Part B: Economy and Efficiency - Prohibits the entering into a contract for the performance of firefighting or security-guard functions at any military installation or facility. Provides for the determination of whether or not to contract out for the performance of DOD supply and service functions. Requires the maintaining of data and specified semi-annual reports on savings and costs from increased use of DOD civilian personnel for the performance of any industrial type of activity within DOD (as opposed to use of private contractor personnel).

Title XIII: General Provisions - Part A: Financial Matters - Permits the transfer of authorized amounts between departments within DOD, with specified limitations.

Authorizes appropriations for: (1) civilian pay and retirement increases, and other unbudgeted increases; and (2) foreign currency purchases. Increases the amount authorized for the Special Defense Acquisition Fund. Limits the obligation of specified FY 1985 and 1986 funds.

Directs the Secretary to report to specified congressional committees concerning: (1) unobligated balances in appropriation accounts; and (2) amounts appropriated and estimated to be necessary to offset anticipated inflation.

Directs the Secretary to contract for debt collection services to recover debt owed to the United States that is delinquent for more than three months.

Makes contingent reductions in: (1) the amounts authorized to be appropriated under this Act; and (2) certain pay and allowances increases for military personnel.

Part B: Special Operations Matters - Establishes the position of Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low Intensity Conflict, to oversee such activities within DOD. Directs the President to establish a unified combatant command for special operations forces. Outlines certain organizational provisions concerning the combatant command, and requires certain reports concerning such command. Earmarks specified funds for the deployment of special operations airlift capabilities through the modification of certain aircraft.

Part C: Authorization of Payment of Certain Expenses With Respect to Developing Countries - Provides authority for the payment of expenses of developing countries for participation in combined military exercises. Limits the amount of such payments for FY 1987. Authorizes the payment of expenses of defense personnel of developing countries in connection with bilateral or regional cooperation programs.

Part D: Miscellaneous Reports - Requires certain miscellaneous reports.

Part E: Technical and Clerical Amendments - Provides technical and clerical amendments to various Federal provisions.

Part F: Miscellaneous - Provides a limitation on the source of funds for Nicaraguan democratic resistance forces.

Provides for the prompt reporting of intelligence information concerning threats of terrorism.

Authorizes the Secretary to take no more than 25 marine mammals each year to use for national defense purposes, with the requirement that such animals be treated in a humane manner.

Outlines certain provisions regarding the defense by the United States (through the Attorney General) of suits arising out of the alleged legal malpractice of any member of a legal staff within DOD.

Directs the Secretary to establish a pilot program which would guarantee compensation of any person who leases a rental unit to a member of the armed forces for any breach of lease or rental unit damage by that member. Authorizes the Secretary of any department, after compensating such lessor, to recover such expenses from the member involved.

Expresses certain congressional findings concerning the conduct of foreign espionage activities in the United States, and declares as the policy of the United States to impose appropriate restrictions on the official representatives of any foreign country when the President determines that a pattern of abuses by that nation is found to exist. Requires a report from the President to specified congressional committees concerning such foreign espionage in the United States.

Expresses the sense of the Congress regarding the death of lieutenant colonel Arthur D. Nicholson, Junior, a liaison officer of the U.S. Military Liaison Mission, at the hands of the Soviet Union.

Provides that the Secretary of Defense shall have access to all information regarding nuclear proliferation matters which the Secretary of State or the Secretary of Energy has or is entitled to have.

Directs the Secretary to conduct a comprehensive study on the total effect of nuclear explosions and a nuclear exchange. Requires the Secretary to report to the President and the Congress the results of such study.

Authorizes the Secretary of the Navy to sell two specified naval vessels to Taiwan.

Directs the President to submit to the Congress a comprehensive program designed to interdict aircraft, vessels, and vehicles carrying illegal drugs into the United States. Requires a report from the President to the Congress concerning such program.

Directs the Secretary to make grants to the Henry M. Jackson Foundation to support the ongoing educational program of the Foundation.

Title XIV: Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program - Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Act - Establishes the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation (the Foundation), subject to a Board of Trustees (the Board). Authorizes the Foundation to award scholarships and fellowships to eligible persons for study in the fields of science and mathematics at institutions of higher education. Authorizes the Foundation to also award honoraria to outstanding educators, teachers, and other persons making significant contributions toward improving the quality of instruction in mathematics and sciences in the secondary schools. Authorizes the payment of a stipend to each person awarded a scholarship or fellowship, such stipend covering the cost of tuition, fees, books, and room and board. Outlines scholarship conditions.

Establishes in the Treasury the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence In Education Fund (the Fund) into which appropriated funds shall be placed for the awarding of such scholarships and fellowships. Authorizes the Secretary of the Treasury to pay from the Fund to the Board amounts necessary to carry out this program. Allows activities of the Foundation to be audited by the General Accounting Office.

Establishes the position of Executive Secretary of the Foundation, such person to act as the chief executive officer of the Foundation and to be primarily responsible to the Board. Outlines other administrative provisions concerning the powers of the Foundation. Authorizes appropriations.

Division B: Military Construction Authorization - Military Construction Authorization Act, 1987 - Title I: 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 the Secretary to construct or acquire military family housing units and to improve existing military family housing units in specified amounts at specified installations.

Authorizes the Secretary of the Army to: (1) carry out a specified military housing unit improvement project in Yongsan, Korea; (2) carry out certain construction projects at Fort Drum, New York; and (3) use limited FY 1987 funds for local community planning assistance activities near Fort Drum, New York, and Fort Wainwright, Alaska.

Authorizes appropriations for the Army for fiscal years after FY 1987 for specified military construction, land acquisition, and military family housing functions of the Department of the Army. Authorizes the use of certain unobligated funds for energy conservation projects for military family housing of the Army.

Authorizes advance appropriations for fiscal years 1988 and 1989 for military construction projects and land acquisition at Fort Drum, New York. Limits the total cost of all such projects to the amounts authorized in this Act. Extends the authorization of appropriations for certain specified FY 1984 and 1985 military construction projects.

Title II: Navy - Authorizes the Secretary of the Navy to acquire real property and carry out military construction projects in specified amounts at specified installations and locations. Authorizes the Secretary to construct or acquire military family housing units and to improve existing military family housing units in specified amounts at specified installations.

Authorizes appropriations for the Navy for fiscal years after FY 1987 for specified military construction, land acquisition, and military family housing functions of the Department of the Navy. Limits the total cost of all such projects to the amounts authorized in this Act. Extends the authorization of appropriations for certain specified FY 1984 and 1985 military construction projects.

Title III: Air Force - Authorizes the Secretary of the Air Force to acquire real property and carry out military construction projects in specified amounts at specified installations and locations. Authorizes the Secretary to construct or acquire military housing units and to improve existing military family housing units in specified amounts at specified installations.

Authorizes appropriations for the Air Force for fiscal years after FY 1987 for specified military construction, land acquisition, and military family housing functions of the Department of the Air Force. Authorizes the use of certain unobligated funds for energy conservation projects for military family housing of the Air Force. Limits the total cost of all such projects to the amounts authorized in this Act. Extends the authorization of appropriations for certain specified military construction projects.

Title IV: Defense Agencies - Authorizes the Secretary of Defense to acquire real property and carry out military construction projects in specified amounts at specified installations and locations. Authorizes the Secretary to enter into a contract for the design and construction of a certain military construction project at the Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas. Repeals a specified provision of the Military Construction Authorization Act, 1985 which authorizes the Secretary of the Army to contract for such project.

Authorizes the Secretary to carry out military construction projects not otherwise authorized by law for the construction of hazardous waste storage facilities.

Authorizes appropriations for the Department of Defense for fiscal years after FY 1987 for specified military construction, land acquisition, and military family housing functions of the Department of Defense. Limits the total cost of all such projects to the amounts authorized in this Act. Extends the authorization of appropriations for certain specified projects.

Title V: North Atlantic Treaty Organization Infrastructure - Authorizes the Secretary of Defense to make contributions for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Infrastructure program. Authorizes appropriations for such purpose.

Title VI: Guard and Reserve Forces Facilities - Authorizes appropriations for fiscal years after FY 1986 for the costs of acquisition, architectural and engineering services, and construction of facilities for the guard and reserve forces.

Title VII: General Provisions - Part A: Expiration of Authorizations and Amounts Required to be Specified by Law - States that all authorizations made under this Act shall expire at the end of FY 1987 or on the date of enactment of the Military Construction Authorization Act for FY 1989, whichever is later, with specified exceptions. Establishes maximum amounts of certain expenditures, including an unspecified minor military construction project, architectural and engineering design services, and per-unit improvement and rental costs for military family housing.

Part B: Military Construction Program Provisions - Amends Federal armed forces provisions to add specified services to those services authorized to be contracted out for by the Secretary concerned for military installations, provided the contracting-out of such services is more economically feasible under long-term service contracts than by conventional means.

Authorizes the Secretary concerned to obtain architectural and engineering services and carry out military construction design in any fiscal year with any available funds.

Increases from 200 to 220 the number of leased military family housing units exempted from the limits placed on foreign military family housing units.

Part C: Miscellaneous Provisions - Repeals provisions of Federal law requiring the assignment of suitable space for postal purposes at each Army and Air Force base where there exists a post office.

Authorizes the Secretary of Defense to use appropriated funds to provide community planning assistance for local communities at Ingleside, Texas, and other Gulf Coast sites.

Directs the Administrator of General Services to release to the Virginia Port Authority all residuary rights held by the United States in three warehouses located in Norfolk, Virginia. Requires such release to be completed within 180 days after the enactment of this Act.

Prohibits the use of any funds authorized in this Act from being used for certain military construction contracts on Guam, or for the design of a Pentagon Annex in Arlington, Virginia.

Requires certain studies on: (1) the needs of dependents' educational facilities on military installations; and (2) the use of property at Los Alamitos Armed Forces Reserve Center, California, for military family housing.

Directs the Secretary of the Army to submit to specified congressional committees a real estate acquisition report for the lease of temporary facilities in Rio Rancho, New Mexico.

Part D: Real Property Transactions - Authorizes the Secretary of the Army to convey to the State of Arizona all right, title, and interest to a specified portion of Fort Huachuca, Arizona. Outlines terms and conditions. Authorizes the Secretary to sell an additional portion of Fort Huachuca under specified conditions.

Authorizes the Secretary of the Navy to enter into leases for the development of real property located within the Broadway Complex of the Department of the Navy, San Diego, California. Requires the use of competitive bidding in the awarding of such contracts. Outlines terms and a specified precondition to such contracts requiring a showing of economic advantage to the United States followed by a congressional notice-and-wait requirement.

Directs the Secretary of the Air Force to consider appropriate sites in San Pedro, California, for the location and construction of certain military family housing units. Outlines conditions for such site selection, including the filing of environmental impact statements for sites determined to be appropriate. Provides for the exercise of certain reversionary rights concerning the land selected for such site.

Authorizes the Secretary of the Navy to grant to Orange County, California, one or more easements through the Marine Corps Air Station, El Toro, California, for street, sidewalk, and related purposes. Requires the Secretary to replace all family housing units demolished as the result of the granting of any such easement. Outlines easement terms and limits funding for housing replacement facilities.

Authorizes the Secretary of the Air Force to sell a specified portion of March Air Force Base, California. Outlines terms and conditions for such sale, and requires the Secretary to comply with certain congressional notice-and-wait requirements before entering into a contract for such sale.

Authorizes the Secretary of the Navy to exchange a specified portion of the Long Beach Naval Station, California, with the city of Long Beach, California, for certain other property located in Long Beach.

Authorizes the Secretary of the Army to sell or exchange a certain portion of land within the Whittier Narrows Flood Control Basin in Los Angeles County, California. Outlines terms and conditions and describes the land to be sold or exchanged.

Authorizes the County of Los Angeles to convey to the city of Arcadia, California certain property.

Authorizes the Secretary of the Army to convey certain described property to the city of Orlando, Florida. Authorizes the Secretary to sell certain land and improvements at Kapalama Military Reservation, Hawaii, and to replace the warehousing facilities located on such property.

Authorizes the Secretary of the Navy to transfer to the U.S. Post Office certain land and improvements in Aiea, Hawaii, upon specified payment conditions.

Authorizes the Secretary of the Army to make certain conveyances to: (1) the city of Santa Fe, New Mexico; and (2) the New Mexico State Armory Board, under specified conditions.

Authorizes the Secretary of the Navy to lease to the South Carolina Ports Authority certain real property at the Naval Weapons Station, Charleston, South Carolina.

Division C: Other National Defense Authorizations - Title I: Department of Energy National Security Programs - Department of Energy National Security and Military Applications of Nuclear Energy Authorization Act of 1987 - Part A: National Security Programs Authorizations - Authorizes appropriations for the Department of Energy (DOE) for FY 1987 for operating expenses and plant and capital equipment in carrying out national security programs in the following areas: (1) weapons activities; (2) the defense inertial confinement fusion program; (3) verification and control technology; (4) defense nuclear materials production; (5) defense nuclear waste and byproduct management; (6) nuclear materials safeguards and security technology development; (7) security investigations; (8) naval reactors development; and (9) capital equipment not related to construction.

Earmarks specified funds for the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) program.

Part B: Recurring General Provisions - Prohibits the use of funds authorized under this Act where the costs of the program exceed 105 percent of the program authorization or the costs exceed by more than $10,000,000 the amount authorized by this Act, whichever is the lesser. Prohibits the use of funds for any program which has not been presented to or requested of the Congress, unless the Secretary of Energy transmits to the appropriate committees a full and complete statement of the action proposed and 30 days have passed since receipt of such statement.

Limits the funds available for general plant construction projects under this Act. Requires the Secretary to report to the Congress if the revised cost of any such project exceeds $1,200,000.

Provides that when the cost of any project in support of national security programs under this or any previous Act exceeds by more than 25 percent the authorized amount or the total estimated cost of such project, construction may not begin on such project until 30 days have passed since the Secretary has provided the appropriate committees of the Congress a full and complete statement concerning such cost increase. Exempts from such requirement those projects having a current estimated cost of less than $5,000,000.

Authorizes the transfer of funds between agencies for the performance of similar functions.

Authorizes the Secretary, in appropriate cases, to peform emergency construction planning and design using funds available for any DOE national security program construction project.

Allows funds available for management and support activities and for general plant projects to be made available in connection with all DOE national security programs.

Authorizes funds appropriated for operating expenses or for plant and capital equipment to remain available until expended.

Part C: Miscellaneous Provisions - Outlines provisions relating to the Secretary's decision whether to waive the Government's rights to any invention or discovery made by a contractor while under contract with DOE for nuclear research-type activities.

Prohibits funds appropriated in this or any other Act from being used for the payment of any fines or penalties for any failure by DOE to comply with any environmental requirement in connection with any defense activity or defense-related facility in excess of amounts specifically appropriated to DOE to comply with such requirements.

Amends the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 to revise provisions concerning the authority of DOE contractor and subcontractor security employees to carry firearms and make arrests in connection with security functions.

Directs the Secretary to report to specified congressional committees on the feasibility of constructing containment facilities for nuclear reactors of DOE.

Directs the Secretary to request the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering to make an independent safety assessment of the "N" Production Reactor, near Richland, Washington, and provide the Congress a report on such assessment. Requires the Secretary to review their report, and make his own report to the Congress, together with recommendations.

Amends general military law to establish in the Department of Defense a Joint Nuclear Weapons Council (the Council). Outlines responsibilities of the Council relating to the design, research, and development of nuclear weapons. Directs the Council, no later than March 1, 1987, to report to the Senate and House Committees on Armed Services and on Appropriations on actions taken by the Department of Defense and DOE to implement the recommendations of the President's Blue Ribbon Task Group on Nuclear Weapons Program Management. Requires the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) to serve on the Council if there is no Vice Chairman of JCS to so serve.

Amends the Atomic Energy Community Act of 1955 to extend until June 30, 1996, certain contracting authority granted under such Act.

Title II: National Defense Stockpile - Extends until October 1, 1987, the prohibition on reductions in stockpile goals of the National Defense Stockpile (NDS), as contained in the Department of Defense Authorization Act, 1986. Authorizes the Administrator of General Services to dispose of specified quantities of materials currently held in the NDS that are determined to be in excess of current stockpile requirements.

Requires the President to designate, no later than February 15, 1987, a single Federal official appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, to be responsible for the management and operation of the NDS.

Extends the uses of the National Defense Stockpile Transaction Fund to include specified purposes.

Authorizes the President to dispose of specified excess materials from the NDS.

Directs the President, during FY 1987 through 1993, to obtain bids and award contracts for the conversion of chromium and manganese ores held in the NDS into high carbon ferrochromium and high carbon ferromanganese. Sets stockpile goals and quantities for such materials.

Directs the Secretary of Defense to report to the Congress concerning war emergency situations and mobilization requirements.

Title III: Civil Defense - Authorizes appropriations for FY 1987 for civil defense functions.

Division D: Child Nutrition Programs - Child Nutrition Amendments of 1986 - Title I: Reauthorization of Child Nutrition Programs - Amends the National School Lunch Act to extend through FY 1989: (1) the summer food service program for children; (2) the commodity distribution program; and (3) the payment of certain State administrative expenses under such Act.

Amends the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 to extend through FY 1989: (1) the authorization of appropriations for the special supplemental food program for women, infants, and children; (2) the payment of certain State administrative expenses under such program; and (3) the authorization of appropriations for nutrition education and training.

Title II: School Lunch and Breakfast Programs - Amends the National School Lunch Act to: (1) extend certain annual dates by which the Secretary of Agriculture must make certain estimates regarding the value of commodity assistance received by each State, and make appropriate adjustments; (2) include whole milk as an allowable school lunch beverage (in addition to other forms of milk); (3) outline child eligibility requirements for the receipt of free lunch and breakfast under this Act and the Child Nutrition Act of 1966; (4) limit a school's meal contracting authority; (5) change from $1,500 to $2,000 the yearly tuition limitations for private schools in the school lunch program (makes the same adjustment under the Child Nutrition Act of 1966); (6) allow the use of school lunch facilities for certain programs for the elderly; (7) authorize the Secretary to conduct pilot projects for the administration of child nutrition programs by contract or direct disbursement; and (8) exclude the payment of certain administrative expenses under such Act and the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 in connection with the school lunch and breakfast programs of the Department of Defense overseas dependents' schools.

Amends the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 to: (1) restore certain types of kindergartens to the special milk program; (2) authorize additional assistance for the improvement of the nutritional quality of breakfast (requiring the Secretary to promulgate regulations revising the nutritional requirements for the school breakfast program); (3) allow a child to refuse no more than one item of a breakfast that the student does not intend to consume; and (4) strike from such Act a provision requiring the Secretary to develop certain State staffing standards for the school breakfast and lunch programs.

Title III: Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children - Amends the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 to define "costs for nutrition services and administration" for purposes of the supplemental food program for women, infants, and children (WIC). Outlines State eligibility requirements for WIC funds. Requires the Secretary to report biennially to the Congress concerning participation in the WIC supplemental food program. Requires each State agency to annually submit to the Secretary a plan of operation and administration of the WIC program for the upcoming fiscal year. Prohibits simultaneous State participation in both the supplemental WIC food program and the commodity supplemental food program authorized under the Agriculture and Consumer Protection Act of 1973. Requires each State to provide its general public with an opportunity to comment on the development of the State agency plan. Requires each State agency to make information on program benefits easily available to the public. Requires repayment by recipients of certain benefits determined by a State agency to have been overissued.

Requires a specified amount of total WIC funds to be available on a priority basis to eligible members of migrant populations. Makes other minor revisions to specified provisions of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966.

Title IV: Other Nutrition Programs - Amends the National School Lunch Act to revise certain provisions concerning hearings on Federal audit actions under the child care food program.

Amends the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 to reduce from $75,000 to $50,000 the minimum annual cash grants to States for nutrition education.

Amends the National School Lunch Act to authorize the Secretary to provide alternative means of assistance to a school district other than the commodity distribution program. Authorizes appropriations to provide such alternative means.

Authorizes the Secretary to encourage consumption of donated commodities by contracting for the reprocessing of such commodities for use by eligible recipient agencies.

Title V: Technical Corrections - Repeals specified provisions of Federal law made obsolete by this Act.