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NATIONAL DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION ACT FOR FISCAL YEAR 1996
[[Page 110 STAT. 186]]
Public Law 104-106
To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1996 for military activities
of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense
activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe personnel strengths
for such fiscal year for the Armed Forces, to reform acquisition laws
and information technology management of the Federal Government, and for
other purposes. <<NOTE: Feb. 10, 1996 - [S. 1124]>>
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: National Defense
Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1996.>>
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the ``National Defense Authorization Act
for Fiscal Year 1996''.
SEC. 2. ORGANIZATION OF ACT INTO DIVISIONS; TABLE OF CONTENTS.
(a) Divisions.--This Act is organized into five divisions as
(1) Division A--Department of Defense Authorizations.
(2) Division B--Military Construction Authorizations.
(3) Division C--Department of Energy National Security
Authorizations and Other Authorizations.
(4) Division D--Federal Acquisition Reform.
(5) Division E--Information Technology Management Reform.
(b) Table of Contents.--The table of contents for this Act is as
Sec. 1. Short title.
Sec. 2. Organization of Act into divisions; table of contents.
Sec. 3. Congressional defense committees defined.
Sec. 4. Extension of time for submission of reports.
DIVISION A--DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE AUTHORIZATIONS
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.
Subtitle B--Army Programs
Sec. 111. Procurement of OH-58D Armed Kiowa Warrior helicopters.
Sec. 112. Repeal of requirements for armored vehicle upgrades.
Sec. 113. Multiyear procurement of helicopters.
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Sec. 114. Report on AH-64D engine upgrades.
Sec. 115. Requirement for use of previously authorized multiyear
procurement authority for Army small arms
Subtitle C--Navy Programs
Sec. 131. Nuclear attack submarines.
Sec. 132. Research for advanced submarine technology.
Sec. 133. Cost limitation for Seawolf submarine program.
Sec. 134. Repeal of prohibition on backfit of Trident submarines.
Sec. 135. Arleigh Burke class destroyer program.
Sec. 136. Acquisition program for crash attenuating seats.
Sec. 137. T-39N trainer aircraft.
Sec. 138. Pioneer unmanned aerial vehicle program.
Subtitle D--Air Force Programs
Sec. 141. B-2 aircraft program.
Sec. 142. Procurement of B-2 bombers.
Sec. 143. MC-130H aircraft program.
Subtitle E--Chemical Demilitarization Program
Sec. 151. Repeal of requirement to proceed expeditiously with
development of chemical demilitarization
cryofracture facility at Tooele Army Depot, Utah.
Sec. 152. Destruction of existing stockpile of lethal chemical agents
Sec. 153. Administration of chemical demilitarization program.
TITLE II--RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, TEST, AND EVALUATION
Subtitle A--Authorization of Appropriations
Sec. 201. Authorization of appropriations.
Sec. 202. Amount for basic research and exploratory development.
Sec. 203. Modifications to Strategic Environmental Research and
Sec. 204. Defense dual use technology initiative.
Subtitle B--Program Requirements, Restrictions, and Limitations
Sec. 211. Space launch modernization.
Sec. 212. Tactical manned reconnaissance.
Sec. 213. Joint Advanced Strike Technology (JAST) program.
Sec. 214. Development of laser program.
Sec. 215. Navy mine countermeasures program.
Sec. 216. Space-based infrared system.
Sec. 217. Defense Nuclear Agency programs.
Sec. 218. Counterproliferation support program.
Sec. 219. Nonlethal weapons study.
Sec. 220. Federally funded research and development centers and
university-affiliated research centers.
Sec. 221. Joint seismic program and global seismic network.
Sec. 222. Hydra-70 rocket product improvement program.
Sec. 223. Limitation on obligation of funds until receipt of electronic
combat consolidation master plan.
Sec. 224. Report on reductions in research, development, test, and
Sec. 225. Advanced Field Artillery System (Crusader).
Sec. 226. Demilitarization of conventional munitions, rockets, and
Sec. 227. Defense Airborne Reconnaissance program.
Subtitle C--Ballistic Missile Defense Act of 1995
Sec. 231. Short title.
Sec. 232. Findings.
Sec. 233. Ballistic Missile Defense policy.
Sec. 234. Theater Missile Defense architecture.
Sec. 235. Prohibition on use of funds to implement an international
agreement concerning Theater Missile Defense
Sec. 236. Ballistic Missile Defense cooperation with allies.
Sec. 237. ABM Treaty defined.
Sec. 238. Repeal of Missile Defense Act of 1991.
Subtitle D--Other Ballistic Missile Defense Provisions
Sec. 251. Ballistic Missile Defense program elements.
Sec. 252. Testing of Theater Missile Defense interceptors.
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Sec. 253. Repeal of missile defense provisions.
Subtitle E--Miscellaneous Reviews, Studies, and Reports
Sec. 261. Precision-guided munitions.
Sec. 262. Review of C<SUP>4</SUP>I by National Research Council.
Sec. 263. Analysis of consolidation of basic research accounts of
Sec. 264. Change in reporting period from calendar year to fiscal year
for annual report on certain contracts to colleges
Sec. 265. Aeronautical research and test capabilities assessment.
Subtitle F--Other Matters
Sec. 271. Advanced lithography program.
Sec. 272. Enhanced fiber optic guided missile (EFOG-M) system.
Sec. 273. States eligible for assistance under Defense Experimental
Program To Stimulate Competitive Research.
Sec. 274. Cruise missile defense initiative.
Sec. 275. Modification to university research initiative support
Sec. 276. Manufacturing technology program.
Sec. 277. Five-year plan for consolidation of defense laboratories and
test and evaluation centers.
Sec. 278. Limitation on T-38 avionics upgrade program.
Sec. 279. Global Positioning System.
Sec. 280. Revision of authority for providing Army support for the
National Science Center for Communications and
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 National Defense Stockpile Transaction Fund.
Sec. 305. Civil Air Patrol.
Subtitle B--Depot-Level Activities
Sec. 311. Policy regarding performance of depot-level maintenance and
repair for the Department of Defense.
Sec. 312. Management of depot employees.
Sec. 313. Extension of authority for aviation depots and naval shipyards
to engage in defense-related production and
Sec. 314. Modification of notification requirement regarding use of core
logistics functions waiver.
Subtitle C--Environmental Provisions
Sec. 321. Revision of requirements for agreements for services under
environmental restoration program.
Sec. 322. Addition of amounts creditable to Defense Environmental
Sec. 323. Use of Defense Environmental Restoration Account.
Sec. 324. Revision of authorities relating to restoration advisory
Sec. 325. Discharges from vessels of the Armed Forces.
Subtitle D--Commissaries and Nonappropriated Fund Instrumentalities
Sec. 331. Operation of commissary system.
Sec. 332. Limited release of commissary stores sales information to
manufacturers, distributors, and other vendors doing
business with Defense Commissary Agency.
Sec. 333. Economical distribution of distilled spirits by
nonappropriated fund instrumentalities.
Sec. 334. Transportation by commissaries and exchanges to overseas
Sec. 335. Demonstration project for uniform funding of morale, welfare,
and recreation activities at certain military
Sec. 336. Operation of combined exchange and commissary stores.
Sec. 337. Deferred payment programs of military exchanges.
Sec. 338. Availability of funds to offset expenses incurred by Army and
Air Force Exchange Service on account of troop
reductions in Europe.
Sec. 339. Study regarding improving efficiencies in operation of
military exchanges and other morale, welfare, and
recreation activities and commissary stores.
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Sec. 340. Repeal of requirement to convert ships' stores to
nonappropriated fund instrumentalities.
Sec. 341. Disposition of excess morale, welfare, and recreation funds.
Sec. 342. Clarification of entitlement to use of morale, welfare, and
recreation facilities by members of reserve
components and dependents.
Subtitle E--Performance of Functions by Private-Sector Sources
Sec. 351. Competitive procurement of printing and duplication services.
Sec. 352. Direct vendor delivery system for consumable inventory items
of Department of Defense.
Sec. 353. Payroll, finance, and accounting functions of the Department
Sec. 354. Demonstration program to identify overpayments made to
Sec. 355. Pilot program on private operation of defense dependents'
Sec. 356. Program for improved travel process for the Department of
Sec. 357. Increased reliance on private-sector sources for commercial
products and services.
Subtitle F--Miscellaneous Reviews, Studies, and Reports
Sec. 361. Quarterly readiness reports.
Sec. 362. Restatement of requirement for semiannual reports to Congress
on transfers from high-priority readiness
Sec. 363. Report regarding reduction of costs associated with contract
Sec. 364. Reviews of management of inventory control points and Material
Management Standard System.
Sec. 365. Report on private performance of certain functions performed
by military aircraft.
Sec. 366. Strategy and report on automated information systems of
Department of Defense.
Subtitle G--Other Matters
Sec. 371. Codification of Defense Business Operations Fund.
Sec. 372. Clarification of services and property that may be exchanged
to benefit the historical collection of the Armed
Sec. 373. Financial management training.
Sec. 374. Permanent authority for use of proceeds from the sale of
certain lost, abandoned, or unclaimed property.
Sec. 375. Sale of military clothing and subsistence and other supplies
of the Navy and Marine Corps.
Sec. 376. Personnel services and logistical support for certain
activities held on military installations.
Sec. 377. Retention of monetary awards.
Sec. 378. Provision of equipment and facilities to assist in emergency
Sec. 379. Report on Department of Defense military and civil defense
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