Calendar No. 367

105th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 2060

[Report No. 105-189]

A BILL

To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1999 for military activities of the Department of Defense, to prescribe personnel strengths for such fiscal year for the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.


May 11, 1998

Reported from the Committee on Armed Services, read twice, and placed on the calendar

S 2060 PCS

Calendar No. 367

105th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 2060

[Report No. 105-189]

To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1999 for military activities of the Department of Defense, to prescribe personnel strengths for such fiscal year for the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

May 11, 1998

Mr. THURMOND, from the Committee on Armed Services, reported the following original bill; which was read twice and placed on the calendar


A BILL

To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1999 for military activities of the Department of Defense, to prescribe personnel strengths for such fiscal year for the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. TABLE OF CONTENTS.

TITLE I--PROCUREMENT

Subtitle A--Authorization of Appropriations

Subtitle B--Army Programs

Subtitle C--Navy Programs

Subtitle D--Air Force Programs

TITLE II--RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, TEST, AND EVALUATION

Subtitle A--Authorization of Appropriations

Subtitle B--Program Requirements, Restrictions, and Limitations

Subtitle C--Other Matters

TITLE III--OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE

Subtitle A--Authorization of Appropriations

Subtitle B--Program Requirements, Restrictions, and Limitations

Subtitle C--Environmental Provisions

Subtitle D--Counter-Drug Activities

Subtitle E--Other Matters

TITLE IV--MILITARY PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATIONS

Subtitle A--Active Forces

Subtitle B--Reserve Forces

Subtitle C--Authorization of Appropriations

TITLE V--MILITARY PERSONNEL POLICY

Subtitle A--Officer Personnel Policy

Subtitle B--Reserve Component Matters

Subtitle C--Other Matters

TITLE VI--COMPENSATION AND OTHER PERSONNEL BENEFITS

Subtitle A--Pay and Allowances

Subtitle B--Bonuses and Special and Incentive Pays

Subtitle C--Travel and Transportation Allowances

Subtitle D--Retired Pay, Survivor Benefits, and Related Matters

Subtitle E--Other Matters

TITLE VII--HEALTH CARE

TITLE VIII--ACQUISITION POLICY, ACQUISITION MANAGEMENT, AND RELATED MATTERS

TITLE IX--DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT

TITLE X--GENERAL PROVISIONS

Subtitle A--Financial Matters

Subtitle B--Naval Vessels

Subtitle C--Miscellaneous Report Requirements and Repeals

Subtitle D--Other Matters

TITLE XI--DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE CIVILIAN PERSONNEL

TITLE XII--JOINT WARFIGHTING EXPERIMENTATION

SEC. 3. CONGRESSIONAL DEFENSE COMMITTEES DEFINED.

TITLE I--PROCUREMENT

Subtitle A--Authorization of Appropriations

SEC. 101. ARMY.

SEC. 102. NAVY AND MARINE CORPS.

SEC. 103. AIR FORCE.

SEC. 104. DEFENSE-WIDE ACTIVITIES.

SEC. 105. RESERVE COMPONENTS.

SEC. 106. DEFENSE INSPECTOR GENERAL.

SEC. 107. CHEMICAL DEMILITARIZATION PROGRAM.

SEC. 108. DEFENSE HEALTH PROGRAMS.

SEC. 109. DEFENSE EXPORT LOAN GUARANTEE PROGRAM.

Subtitle B--Army Programs

SEC. 111. MULTIYEAR PROCUREMENT AUTHORITY FOR LONGBOW HELLFIRE MISSILE PROGRAM.

SEC. 112. CONDITION FOR AWARD OF MORE THAN ONE MULTIYEAR CONTRACT FOR THE FAMILY OF MEDIUM TACTICAL VEHICLES.

SEC. 113. ARMORED SYSTEM MODERNIZATION.

SEC. 114. REACTIVE ARMOR TILES.

SEC. 115. ANNUAL REPORTING OF COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH TRAVEL OF MEMBERS OF CHEMICAL DEMILITARIZATION CITIZENS' ADVISORY COMMISSION.

SEC. 116. EXTENSION OF AUTHORITY TO CARRY OUT ARMAMENT RETOOLING AND MANUFACTURING SUPPORT INITIATIVE.

Subtitle C--Navy Programs

SEC. 121. CVN-77 NUCLEAR AIRCRAFT CARRIER PROGRAM.

SEC. 122. INCREASED AMOUNT TO BE EXCLUDED FROM COST LIMITATION FOR SEAWOLF SUBMARINE PROGRAM.

SEC. 123. MULTIYEAR PROCUREMENT AUTHORITY FOR THE MEDIUM TACTICAL VEHICLE REPLACEMENT.

Subtitle D--Air Force Programs

SEC. 131. JOINT SURVEILLANCE TARGET ATTACK RADAR SYSTEM.

SEC. 132. LIMITATION ON REPLACEMENT OF ENGINES ON MILITARY AIRCRAFT DERIVED FROM BOEING 707 AIRCRAFT.

the Secretary of Defense has submitted the analysis required by section 133 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1998 (Public Law 105-85; 111 Stat. 1652).

SEC. 133. F-22 AIRCRAFT PROGRAM.

SEC. 134. C-130J AIRCRAFT PROGRAM.

TITLE II--RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, TEST, AND EVALUATION

Subtitle A--Authorization of Appropriations

SEC. 201. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

SEC. 202. AMOUNT FOR BASIC AND APPLIED RESEARCH.

Subtitle B--Program Requirements, Restrictions, and Limitations

SEC. 211. CRUSADER SELF-PROPELLED ARTILLERY SYSTEM PROGRAM.

SEC. 212. CVN-77 NUCLEAR AIRCRAFT CARRIER PROGRAM.

SEC. 213. UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLE PROGRAMS.

available for the Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicle program under the preceding sentence may be obligated or expended for that program until phase II testing of the Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicle has been completed.

SEC. 214. AIRBORNE LASER PROGRAM.

SEC. 215. ENHANCED GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM PROGRAM.

SEC. 216. MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM.

SEC. 217. AUTHORITY FOR USE OF MAJOR RANGE AND TEST FACILITY INSTALLATIONS BY COMMERCIAL ENTITIES.

SEC. 218. EXTENSION OF AUTHORITY TO CARRY OUT CERTAIN PROTOTYPE PROJECTS.

Subtitle C--Other Matters

SEC. 231. POLICY WITH RESPECT TO BALLISTIC MISSILE DEFENSE COOPERATION.

TITLE III--OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE

Subtitle A--Authorization of Appropriations

SEC. 301. OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE FUNDING.

SEC. 302. WORKING CAPITAL FUNDS.

SEC. 303. ARMED FORCES RETIREMENT HOME.

SEC. 304. TRANSFER FROM THE NATIONAL DEFENSE STOCKPILE TRANSACTION FUND.

addition to the transfer authority provided in section 1001.

Subtitle B--Program Requirements, Restrictions, and Limitations

SEC. 311. SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND COUNTERPROLIFERATION AND COUNTERTERRORISM ACTIVITIES.

SEC. 312. TAGGING SYSTEM FOR IDENTIFICATION OF HYDROCARBON FUELS USED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE.

SEC. 313. PILOT PROGRAM FOR ACCEPTANCE AND USE OF LANDING FEES CHARGED FOR USE OF DOMESTIC MILITARY AIRFIELDS BY CIVIL AIRCRAFT.

Subtitle C--Environmental Provisions

SEC. 321. TRANSPORTATION OF POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS FROM ABROAD FOR DISPOSAL IN THE UNITED STATES.

`Sec. 2646. Transportation of polychlorinated biphenyls from abroad; disposal

SEC. 322. MODIFICATION OF DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTAL TO CONGRESS OF ANNUAL REPORTS ON ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVITIES.

SEC. 323. SUBMARINE SOLID WASTE CONTROL.

SEC. 324. PAYMENT OF STIPULATED PENALTIES ASSESSED UNDER CERCLA.

SEC. 325. AUTHORITY TO PAY NEGOTIATED SETTLEMENT FOR ENVIRONMENTAL CLEANUP OF FORMERLY USED DEFENSE SITES IN CANADA.

SEC. 326. SETTLEMENT OF CLAIMS OF FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL CLEANUP OF OVERSEAS SITES FORMERLY USED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE.

SEC. 327. ARCTIC MILITARY ENVIRONMENTAL COOPERATION PROGRAM.

Reduction programs have been denied, including the purposes for which funds were denied by section 1503 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1997 (Public Law 104-201; 110 Stat. 2732).

Subtitle D--Counter-Drug Activities

SEC. 331. PATROL COASTAL CRAFT FOR DRUG INTERDICTION BY SOUTHERN COMMAND.

SEC. 332. PROGRAM AUTHORITY FOR DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE SUPPORT FOR COUNTER-DRUG ACTIVITIES.

SEC. 333. SOUTHWEST BORDER FENCE.

Subtitle E--Other Matters

SEC. 341. LIQUIDITY OF WORKING-CAPITAL FUNDS.

of the cash balances in such funds on September 30, 1998, by $1,300,000,000.

SEC. 342. TERMINATION OF AUTHORITY TO MANAGE WORKING-CAPITAL FUNDS AND CERTAIN ACTIVITIES THROUGH THE DEFENSE BUSINESS OPERATIONS FUND.

SEC. 343. CLARIFICATION OF AUTHORITY TO RETAIN RECOVERED COSTS OF DISPOSALS IN WORKING-CAPITAL FUNDS.

SEC. 344. BEST COMMERCIAL INVENTORY PRACTICES FOR MANAGEMENT OF SECONDARY SUPPLY ITEMS.

SEC. 345. INCREASED USE OF SMART CARDS.

for operation and maintenance, the Secretary of the Navy shall allocate sufficient amounts, up to $25,000,000, to making significant progress toward ensuring that smart cards having a multi-application, multi-technology automated reading capability are issued and used throughout the Navy and the Marine Corps for purposes for which such cards are suitable.

SEC. 346. PUBLIC-PRIVATE COMPETITION IN THE PROVISION OF SUPPORT SERVICES.

SEC. 347. CONDITION FOR PROVIDING FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR SUPPORT OF ADDITIONAL DUTIES ASSIGNED TO THE ARMY NATIONAL GUARD.

SEC. 348. REPEAL OF PROHIBITION ON JOINT USE OF GRAY ARMY AIRFIELD, FORT HOOD, TEXAS.

TITLE IV--MILITARY PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATIONS

Subtitle A--Active Forces

SEC. 401. END STRENGTHS FOR ACTIVE FORCES.

SEC. 402. LIMITED EXCLUSIONS OF JOINT DUTY OFFICERS FROM LIMITATIONS ON NUMBER OF GENERAL AND FLAG OFFICERS.

SEC. 403. LIMITATION ON DAILY AVERAGE OF PERSONNEL ON ACTIVE DUTY IN GRADES E-8 AND E-9.

SEC. 404. REPEAL OF PERMANENT END STRENGTH REQUIREMENT FOR SUPPORT OF TWO MAJOR REGIONAL CONTINGENCIES.

Subtitle B--Reserve Forces

SEC. 411. END STRENGTHS FOR SELECTED RESERVE.

SEC. 412. END STRENGTHS FOR RESERVES ON ACTIVE DUTY IN SUPPORT OF THE RESERVES.

SEC. 413. END STRENGTHS FOR MILITARY TECHNICIANS (DUAL STATUS).

SEC. 414. EXCLUSION OF ADDITIONAL RESERVE COMPONENT GENERAL AND FLAG OFFICERS FROM LIMITATION ON NUMBER OF GENERAL AND FLAG OFFICERS WHO MAY SERVE ON ACTIVE DUTY.

SEC. 415. INCREASE IN NUMBERS OF MEMBERS IN CERTAIN GRADES AUTHORIZED TO BE ON ACTIVE DUTY IN SUPPORT OF THE RESERVES.

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`Grade                            Army  Navy Air Force Marine Corps 
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Major or Lieutenant Commander    3,219 1,071       791          140 
Lieutenant Colonel or Commander  1,524   520       713           90 
Colonel or Navy Captain            438   188       297         30'. 
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`Grade  Army Navy Air Force Marine Corps 
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E-9      623  202       395           20 
E-8    2,585  429       997         94'. 
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SEC. 416. CONSOLIDATION OF STRENGTH AUTHORIZATIONS FOR ACTIVE STATUS NAVAL RESERVE FLAG OFFICERS OF THE NAVY MEDICAL DEPARTMENT STAFF CORPS.

`Medical Department staff corps

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Subtitle C--Authorization of Appropriations

SEC. 421. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS FOR MILITARY PERSONNEL.

TITLE V--MILITARY PERSONNEL POLICY

Subtitle A--Officer Personnel Policy

SEC. 501. STREAMLINED SELECTIVE RETENTION PROCESS FOR REGULAR OFFICERS.

SEC. 502. PERMANENT APPLICABILITY OF LIMITATIONS ON YEARS OF ACTIVE NAVAL SERVICE OF NAVY LIMITED DUTY OFFICERS IN GRADES OF COMMANDER AND CAPTAIN.

SEC. 503. INVOLUNTARY SEPARATION PAY DENIED FOR OFFICER DISCHARGED FOR FAILURE OF SELECTION FOR PROMOTION REQUESTED BY THE OFFICER.

SEC. 504. TERM OF OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF THE AIR FORCE NURSE CORPS.

Subtitle B--Reserve Component Matters

SEC. 511. SERVICE REQUIRED FOR RETIREMENT OF NATIONAL GUARD OFFICER IN HIGHER GRADE.

SEC. 512. REDUCED TIME-IN-GRADE REQUIREMENT FOR RESERVE GENERAL AND FLAG OFFICERS INVOLUNTARILY TRANSFERRED FROM ACTIVE STATUS.

SEC. 513. ELIGIBILITY OF ARMY AND AIR FORCE RESERVE BRIGADIER GENERALS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR PROMOTION WHILE ON INACTIVE STATUS LIST.

`Sec. 14318. Officers on inactive status list: eligibility of Army and Air Force reserve brigadier generals for consideration for promotion

SEC. 514. COMPOSITION OF SELECTIVE EARLY RETIREMENT BOARDS FOR REAR ADMIRALS OF THE NAVAL RESERVE AND MAJOR GENERALS OF THE MARINE CORPS RESERVE.

SEC. 515. USE OF RESERVES FOR EMERGENCIES INVOLVING WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION.

Subtitle C--Other Matters

SEC. 521. ANNUAL MANPOWER REQUIREMENTS REPORT.

SEC. 522. FOUR-YEAR EXTENSION OF CERTAIN FORCE REDUCTION TRANSITION PERIOD MANAGEMENT AND BENEFITS AUTHORITIES.

SEC. 523. CONTINUATION OF ELIGIBILITY FOR VOLUNTARY SEPARATION INCENTIVE AFTER INVOLUNTARY LOSS OF MEMBERSHIP IN READY OR STANDBY RESERVE.

SEC. 524. REPEAL OF LIMITATIONS ON AUTHORITY TO SET RATES AND WAIVE REQUIREMENT FOR REIMBURSEMENT OF EXPENSES INCURRED FOR INSTRUCTION AT SERVICE ACADEMIES OF PERSONS FROM FOREIGN COUNTRIES.

SEC. 525. REPEAL OF RESTRICTION ON CIVILIAN EMPLOYMENT OF ENLISTED MEMBERS.

SEC. 526. EXTENSION OF REPORTING DATES FOR COMMISSION ON MILITARY TRAINING AND GENDER-RELATED ISSUES.

SEC. 527. MORATORIUM ON CHANGES OF GENDER-RELATED POLICIES AND PRACTICES PENDING COMPLETION OF THE WORK OF THE COMMISSION ON MILITARY TRAINING AND GENDER-RELATED ISSUES.

SEC. 528. TRANSITIONAL COMPENSATION FOR ABUSED DEPENDENT CHILDREN NOT RESIDING WITH THE SPOUSE OR FORMER SPOUSE OF A MEMBER CONVICTED OF DEPENDENT ABUSE.

SEC. 529. PILOT PROGRAM FOR TREATING GED RECIPIENTS AS HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES FOR DETERMINATIONS OF ELIGIBILITY FOR ENLISTING IN THE ARMED FORCES.

SEC. 530. WAIVER OF TIME LIMITATIONS FOR AWARD OF DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS IN CERTAIN CASES.

TITLE VI--COMPENSATION AND OTHER PERSONNEL BENEFITS

Subtitle A--Pay and Allowances

SEC. 601. INCREASE IN BASIC PAY FOR FISCAL YEAR 1999.

SEC. 602. RATE OF PAY FOR CADETS AND MIDSHIPMEN AT THE SERVICE ACADEMIES.

SEC. 603. PAYMENTS FOR MOVEMENTS OF HOUSEHOLD GOODS ARRANGED BY MEMBERS.

SEC. 604. LEAVE WITHOUT PAY FOR SUSPENDED ACADEMY CADETS AND MIDSHIPMEN.

Subtitle B--Bonuses and Special and Incentive Pays

SEC. 611. THREE-MONTH EXTENSION OF CERTAIN BONUSES AND SPECIAL PAY AUTHORITIES FOR RESERVE FORCES.

SEC. 612. THREE-MONTH EXTENSION OF CERTAIN BONUSES AND SPECIAL PAY AUTHORITIES FOR NURSE OFFICER CANDIDATES, REGISTERED NURSES, AND NURSE ANESTHETISTS.

SEC. 613. THREE-MONTH EXTENSION OF AUTHORITIES RELATING TO PAYMENT OF OTHER BONUSES AND SPECIAL PAYS.

SEC. 614. ELIGIBILITY OF RESERVES FOR SELECTIVE REENLISTMENT BONUS WHEN REENLISTING OR EXTENDING TO PERFORM ACTIVE GUARD AND RESERVE DUTY.

SEC. 615. REPEAL OF TEN-PERCENT LIMITATION ON PAYMENTS OF SELECTIVE REENLISTMENT BONUSES IN EXCESS OF $20,000.

SEC. 616. INCREASE OF MAXIMUM AMOUNT AUTHORIZED FOR ARMY ENLISTMENT BONUS.

SEC. 617. EDUCATION LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONS OFFICERS SERVING IN SELECTED RESERVE.

SEC. 618. INCREASE IN AMOUNT OF BASIC EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE UNDER ALL-VOLUNTEER FORCE PROGRAM FOR PERSONNEL WITH CRITICALLY SHORT SKILLS OR SPECIALTIES.

SEC. 619. RELATIONSHIP OF ENTITLEMENTS TO ENLISTMENT BONUSES AND BENEFITS UNDER THE ALL-VOLUNTEER FORCE EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.

`Sec. 3019A. Relationship to entitlement to certain enlistment bonuses

Subtitle C--Travel and Transportation Allowances

SEC. 621. TRAVEL AND TRANSPORTATION FOR REST AND RECUPERATION IN CONNECTION WITH CONTINGENCY OPERATIONS AND OTHER DUTY.

SEC. 622. PAYMENT FOR TEMPORARY STORAGE OF BAGGAGE OF DEPENDENT STUDENT NOT TAKEN ON ANNUAL TRIP TO OVERSEAS DUTY STATION OF SPONSOR.

SEC. 623. COMMERCIAL TRAVEL OF RESERVES AT FEDERAL SUPPLY SCHEDULE RATES FOR ATTENDANCE AT INACTIVE DUTY TRAINING ASSEMBLIES.

`Sec. 12603. Commercial travel at Federal supply schedule rates for attendance at inactive duty training assemblies

Subtitle D--Retired Pay, Survivor Benefits, and Related Matters

SEC. 631. PAID-UP COVERAGE UNDER SURVIVOR BENEFIT PLAN.

SEC. 632. COURT-REQUIRED SURVIVOR BENEFIT PLAN COVERAGE EFFECTUATED THROUGH ELECTIONS AND DEEMED ELECTIONS.

begins after the date of the court order or filing that requires the election; and

SEC. 633. RECOVERY, CARE, AND DISPOSITION OF REMAINS OF MEDICALLY RETIRED MEMBER WHO DIES DURING HOSPITALIZATION THAT BEGINS WHILE ON ACTIVE DUTY.

Subtitle E--Other Matters

SEC. 641. DEFINITION OF POSSESSIONS OF THE UNITED STATES FOR PAY AND ALLOWANCES PURPOSES.

SEC. 642. FEDERAL EMPLOYEES' COMPENSATION COVERAGE FOR STUDENTS PARTICIPATING IN CERTAIN OFFICER CANDIDATE PROGRAMS.

SEC. 643. AUTHORITY TO PROVIDE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR EDUCATION OF CERTAIN DEFENSE DEPENDENTS OVERSEAS.

TITLE VII--HEALTH CARE

SEC. 701. DEPENDENTS' DENTAL PROGRAM.

SEC. 702. EXTENSION OF AUTHORITY FOR USE OF PERSONAL SERVICES CONTRACTS FOR PROVISION OF HEALTH CARE AT MILITARY ENTRANCE PROCESSING STATIONS AND ELSEWHERE OUTSIDE MEDICAL TREATMENT FACILITIES.

SEC. 703. TRICARE PRIME AUTOMATIC ENROLLMENTS AND RETIREE PAYMENT OPTIONS.

`Sec. 1097a. TRICARE Prime: automatic enrollments; payment options

SEC. 704. LIMITED CONTINUED CHAMPUS COVERAGE FOR PERSONS UNAWARE OF A LOSS OF CHAMPUS COVERAGE RESULTING FROM ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICARE.

SEC. 705. ENHANCED DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ORGAN AND TISSUE DONOR PROGRAM.

SEC. 706. JOINT DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE AND DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS REVIEWS RELATING TO INTERDEPARTMENTAL COOPERATION IN THE DELIVERY OF MEDICAL CARE.

report shall contain the matters described in paragraph (2) and any proposals for legislation that the Secretaries recommend for enhancing Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs cooperative efforts with respect to the delivery of medical care.

SEC. 707. DEMONSTRATION PROJECTS TO PROVIDE HEALTH CARE TO CERTAIN MEDICARE-ELIGIBLE BENEFICIARIES OF THE MILITARY HEALTH CARE SYSTEM.

United States Code, that participate in the demonstration project to maintain a separate risk pool for purposes of establishing premium rates for eligible individuals who enroll in such plans in accordance with this subsection.

TITLE VIII--ACQUISITION POLICY, ACQUISITION MANAGEMENT, AND RELATED MATTERS

SEC. 801. PARA-ARAMID FIBERS AND YARNS.

`Sec. 2410n. Foreign manufactured para-aramid fibers and yarns: procurement

SEC. 802. PROCUREMENT OF TRAVEL SERVICES FOR OFFICIAL AND UNOFFICIAL TRAVEL UNDER ONE CONTRACT.

`Sec. 2490b. Travel services: procurement for official and unofficial travel under one contract

SEC. 803. LIMITATION ON USE OF PRICE PREFERENCE UPON ATTAINMENT OF CONTRACT GOAL FOR SMALL AND DISADVANTAGED BUSINESSES.

SEC. 804. DISTRIBUTION OF ASSISTANCE UNDER THE PROCUREMENT TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT PROGRAM.

SEC. 805. DEFENSE COMMERCIAL PRICING MANAGEMENT IMPROVEMENT.

SEC. 806. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE PURCHASES THROUGH OTHER AGENCIES.

SEC. 807. SUPERVISION OF DEFENSE ACQUISITION UNIVERSITY STRUCTURE BY UNDER SECRETARY OF DEFENSE FOR ACQUISITION AND TECHNOLOGY.

SEC. 808. REPEAL OF REQUIREMENT FOR DIRECTOR OF ACQUISITION EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND CAREER DEVELOPMENT TO BE WITHIN THE OFFICE OF THE UNDER SECRETARY OF DEFENSE FOR ACQUISITION AND TECHNOLOGY.

SEC. 809. ELIGIBILITY OF INVOLUNTARILY DOWNGRADED EMPLOYEE FOR MEMBERSHIP IN AN ACQUISITION CORPS.

SEC. 810. PILOT PROGRAMS FOR TESTING PROGRAM MANAGER PERFORMANCE OF PRODUCT SUPPORT OVERSIGHT RESPONSIBILITIES FOR LIFE CYCLE OF ACQUISITION PROGRAMS.

functions for the program are properly carried out over the entire life cycle of the program.

SEC. 811. SCOPE OF PROTECTION OF CERTAIN INFORMATION FROM DISCLOSURE.

TITLE IX--DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT

SEC. 901. REDUCTION IN NUMBER OF ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF DEFENSE POSITIONS.

SEC. 902. RENAMING OF POSITION OF ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF DEFENSE FOR COMMAND, CONTROL, COMMUNICATIONS, AND INTELLIGENCE.

SEC. 903. AUTHORITY TO EXPAND THE NATIONAL DEFENSE UNIVERSITY.

SEC. 904. REDUCTION IN DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE HEADQUARTERS STAFF.

budget authority available for the organization or activity for fiscal year 1996 by at least the percentage equal to one-fifth of the percentage specified in subsection (a)(4) for the category of the organization or activity.

and their major commands)' means the following organizations and activities:

SEC. 905. PERMANENT REQUIREMENT FOR QUADRENNIAL DEFENSE REVIEW.

`Sec. 117. Quadrennial defense review

`Sec. 181. National Defense Panel

of funds available to the Department for the payment of similar expenses incurred by the Department.

SEC. 906. MANAGEMENT REFORM FOR RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, TEST, AND EVALUATION.

SEC. 907. RESTRUCTURING OF ADMINISTRATION OF FISHER HOUSES.

`Sec. 2490b. Fisher Houses: administration as nonappropriated fund instrumentality

TITLE X--GENERAL PROVISIONS

Subtitle A--Financial Matters

SEC. 1001. TRANSFER AUTHORITY.

SEC. 1002. AUTHORIZATION OF EMERGENCY APPROPRIATIONS FOR FISCAL YEAR 1999.

SEC. 1003. AUTHORIZATION OF PRIOR EMERGENCY SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS FOR FISCAL YEAR 1998.

SEC. 1004. PARTNERSHIP FOR PEACE INFORMATION SYSTEM MANAGEMENT.

Subtitle B--Naval Vessels

SEC. 1011. IOWA CLASS BATTLESHIP RETURNED TO NAVAL VESSEL REGISTER.

SEC. 1012. LONG-TERM CHARTER OF THREE VESSELS IN SUPPORT OF SUBMARINE RESCUE, ESCORT, AND TOWING.

SEC. 1013. TRANSFERS OF NAVAL VESSELS TO FOREIGN COUNTRIES.

Subtitle C--Miscellaneous Report Requirements and Repeals

SEC. 1021. REPEAL OF REPORTING REQUIREMENTS.

SEC. 1022. REPORT ON DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IMPROVEMENT PLAN.

SEC. 1023. FEASIBILITY STUDY OF PERFORMANCE OF DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING FUNCTIONS BY PRIVATE SECTOR SOURCES OR OTHER FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SOURCES.

SEC. 1024. REORGANIZATION AND CONSOLIDATION OF OPERATING LOCATIONS OF THE DEFENSE FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING SERVICE.

SEC. 1025. REPORT ON INVENTORY AND CONTROL OF MILITARY EQUIPMENT.

SEC. 1026. REPORT ON CONTINUITY OF ESSENTIAL OPERATIONS AT RISK OF FAILURE BECAUSE OF COMPUTER SYSTEMS THAT ARE NOT YEAR 2000 COMPLIANT.

SEC. 1027. REPORTS ON NAVAL SURFACE FIRE-SUPPORT CAPABILITIES.

House of Representatives a report on battleship readiness for meeting requirements of the Armed Forces for naval surface fire support.

SEC. 1028. REPORT ON ROLES IN DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE AVIATION ACCIDENT INVESTIGATIONS.

SEC. 1029. STRATEGIC PLAN FOR EXPANDING DISTANCE LEARNING INITIATIVES.

SEC. 1030. REPORT ON INVOLVEMENT OF ARMED FORCES IN CONTINGENCY AND ONGOING OPERATIONS.

Subtitle D--Other Matters

SEC. 1041. COOPERATIVE COUNTERPROLIFERATION PROGRAM.

SEC. 1042. EXTENSION OF COUNTERPROLIFERATION AUTHORITIES FOR SUPPORT OF UNITED NATIONS SPECIAL COMMISSION ON IRAQ.

SEC. 1043. ONE-YEAR EXTENSION OF LIMITATION ON RETIREMENT OR DISMANTLEMENT OF STRATEGIC NUCLEAR DELIVERY SYSTEMS.

SEC. 1044. DIRECT-LINE COMMUNICATION BETWEEN UNITED STATES AND RUSSIAN COMMANDERS OF STRATEGIC FORCES.

SEC. 1045. CHEMICAL WARFARE DEFENSE.

that, even if not sufficient to endanger health immediately, are greater than the level that is recognized under Department of Defense policies as being the maximum safe level of exposure to that agent for the general population; and

SEC. 1046. ACCOUNTING TREATMENT OF ADVANCE PAYMENT OF PERSONNEL.

SEC. 1047. REINSTATEMENT OF DEFINITION OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTION IN AUTHORITIES FOR REIMBURSING DEFENSE PERSONNEL FOR GOVERNMENT ERRORS IN DIRECT DEPOSITS OF PAY.

SEC. 1048. PILOT PROGRAM ON ALTERNATIVE NOTICE OF RECEIPT OF LEGAL PROCESS FOR GARNISHMENT OF FEDERAL PAY FOR CHILD SUPPORT AND ALIMONY.

SEC. 1049. COSTS PAYABLE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE AND OTHER FEDERAL AGENCIES FOR SERVICES PROVIDED TO THE DEFENSE COMMISSARY AGENCY.

SEC. 1050. COLLECTION OF DISHONORED CHECKS PRESENTED AT COMMISSARY STORES.

SEC. 1051. DEFENSE COMMISSARY AGENCY TELECOMMUNICATIONS.

SEC. 1052. RESEARCH GRANTS COMPETITIVELY AWARDED TO SERVICE ACADEMIES.

`Sec. 4358. Research grants: acceptance, application, and use

instructor of the Academy for a scientific, literary, or educational purpose.

of a research grant authorized to be accepted under subsection (a).

`Sec. 6977. Research grants: acceptance, application, and use

`Sec. 9357. Research grants: acceptance, application, and use

SEC. 1053. CLARIFICATION AND SIMPLIFICATION OF RESPONSIBILITIES OF INSPECTORS GENERAL REGARDING WHISTLEBLOWER PROTECTIONS.

SEC. 1054. AMOUNTS RECOVERED FROM CLAIMS AGAINST THIRD PARTIES FOR LOSS OR DAMAGE TO PERSONAL PROPERTY SHIPPED OR STORED AT GOVERNMENT EXPENSE.

`Sec. 2739. Amounts recovered from claims against third parties for loss or damage to personal property shipped or stored at Government expense

SEC. 1055. ELIGIBILITY FOR ATTENDANCE AT DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE DOMESTIC DEPENDENT ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS.

SEC. 1056. FEES FOR PROVIDING HISTORICAL INFORMATION TO THE PUBLIC.

`Sec. 4595. Army Military History Institute: fee for providing historical information to the public

`Sec. 7582. Naval and Marine Corps Historical Centers: fee for providing historical information to the public

`Sec. 9594. Air Force Military History Institute: fee for providing historical information to the public

SEC. 1057. PERIODIC INSPECTION OF THE ARMED FORCES RETIREMENT HOME.

`SEC. 1518. INSPECTION OF RETIREMENT HOME.

SEC. 1058. TRANSFER OF F-4 PHANTOM II AIRCRAFT TO FOUNDATION.

SEC. 1059. ACT CONSTITUTING PRESIDENTIAL APPROVAL OF VESSEL WAR RISK INSURANCE REQUESTED BY THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE.

SEC. 1060. COMMENDATION AND MEMORIALIZATION OF THE UNITED STATES NAVY ASIATIC FLEET.

SEC. 1061. PROGRAM TO COMMEMORATE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE KOREAN WAR.

SEC. 1062. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE USE OF FREQUENCY SPECTRUM.

SEC. 1063. TECHNICAL AND CLERICAL AMENDMENTS.

TITLE XI--DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE CIVILIAN PERSONNEL

SEC. 1101. REPEAL OF EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE NOT NEEDED FOR RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION OF QUALIFIED CHILD CARE PROVIDERS.

SEC. 1102. MAXIMUM PAY RATE COMPARABILITY FOR FACULTY MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY.

SEC. 1103. FOUR-YEAR EXTENSION OF VOLUNTARY SEPARATION INCENTIVE PAY AUTHORITY.

SEC. 1104. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE EMPLOYEE VOLUNTARY EARLY RETIREMENT AUTHORITY.

SEC. 1105. DEFENSE ADVANCED RESEARCH PROJECTS AGENCY EXPERIMENTAL PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT PROGRAM FOR TECHNICAL PERSONNEL.

TITLE XII--JOINT WARFIGHTING EXPERIMENTATION

SEC. 1201. FINDINGS.

SEC. 1202. SENSE OF CONGRESS.

of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on mission needs statements and operational requirements documents.

SEC. 1203. REPORTS ON JOINT WARFIGHTING EXPERIMENTATION.

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