KYL AMENDMENT NO. 2079 (Senate - March 23, 1998)

[Page: S2444]

Mr. STEVENS (for Mr. Kyl) proposed an amendment to the bill, S. 1768, supra; as follows:

On page 15, after line 21, add the following:

Sec. 205. In addition to the amounts provided in Public Law 105-56, $151,000,000 is appropriated under the heading `Research, Development, Test and Evaluation, Defense-Wide': Provided, That the additional amount shall be made available for enhancements to selected theater missile defense programs to counter enhanced ballistic missile threats: Provided further, That of the additional amount appropriated, $45,000,000 shall be made available only for the procurement of items and equipment required for a third Arrow missile defense battery: Provided further, That the entire amount shall be available only to the extent that an official budget request for $151,000,000, that includes designation of the entire amount of the request as an emergency requirement as defined in the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended, is transmitted by the President to the Congress: Provided further, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of such Act.

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