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Public Law 105-85
105th Congress

                                 An Act

To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1998 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, and for other 
            purposes. <<NOTE: Nov. 18, 1997 -  [H.R. 1119]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States <<NOTE: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 
1998.>>  of America in Congress assembled


    This Act may be cited as the ``National Defense Authorization Act 
for Fiscal Year 1998''.


    (a) Divisions.--This Act is organized into three 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.

    (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.


                          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. Army helicopter modernization plan.
Sec. 112. Multiyear procurement authority for specified Army programs.
Sec. 113. M113 vehicle modifications.

                        Subtitle C--Navy Programs

Sec. 121. New Attack Submarine program.
Sec. 122. CVN-77 nuclear aircraft carrier program.

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Sec. 123. Exclusion from cost limitation for Seawolf submarine program.

                     Subtitle D--Air Force Programs

Sec. 131. Authorization for B-2 bomber program.
Sec. 132. ALR radar warning receivers.
Sec. 133. Analysis of requirements for replacement of engines on 
           military aircraft derived from Boeing 707 aircraft.

                        Subtitle E--Other Matters

Sec. 141. Pilot program on sales of manufactured articles and services 
           of certain Army industrial facilities without regard to 
           availability from domestic sources.
Sec. 142. NATO Joint Surveillance/Target Attack Radar System.


               Subtitle A--Authorization of Appropriations

Sec. 201. Authorization of appropriations.
Sec. 202. Amount for basic and applied research.
Sec. 203. Dual-use technology program.
Sec. 204. Reduction in amount for Federally Funded Research and 
           Development Centers.

     Subtitle B--Program Requirements, Restrictions, and Limitations

Sec. 211. Manufacturing technology program.
Sec. 212. Report on operational field assessments program.
Sec. 213. Joint Strike Fighter program.
Sec. 214. Kinetic energy tactical anti-satellite technology program.
Sec. 215. Micro-satellite technology development program.
Sec. 216. High altitude endurance unmanned vehicle program.
Sec. 217. F-22 aircraft program.

             Subtitle C--Ballistic Missile Defense Programs

Sec. 231. National Missile Defense Program.
Sec. 232. Budgetary treatment of amounts for procurement for ballistic 
           defense programs.
Sec. 233. Cooperative Ballistic Missile Defense program.
Sec. 234. Annual report on threat posed to the United States by weapons 
           of mass destruction, ballistic missiles, and cruise missiles.
Sec. 235. Director of Ballistic Missile Defense Organization.
Sec. 236. Repeal of required deployment dates for core theater missile 

                        Subtitle D--Other Matters

Sec. 241. Restructuring of National Oceanographic Partnership Program 
Sec. 242. Maintenance and repair of real property at Air Force 
Sec. 243. Expansion of eligibility for the Defense Experimental Program 
           to Stimulate Competitive Research.
Sec. 244. Bioassay testing of veterans exposed to ionizing radiation 
           during military service.
Sec. 245. Sense of Congress regarding Comanche program.


               Subtitle A--Authorization of Appropriations

Sec. 301. Operation and maintenance funding.
Sec. 302. Working capital funds.
Sec. 303. Armed Forces Retirement Home.
Sec. 304. Fisher House Trust Funds.
Sec. 305. Transfer from National Defense Stockpile Transaction Fund.
Sec. 306. Refurbishment of M1-A1 tanks.
Sec. 307. Operation of prepositioned fleet, National Training Center, 
           Fort Irwin, California.
Sec. 308. Refurbishment and installation of air search radar.
Sec. 309. Contracted training flight services.
Sec. 310. Procurement technical assistance programs.
Sec. 311. Operation of Fort Chaffee, Arkansas.

                  Subtitle B--Military Readiness Issues

Sec. 321. Monthly reports on allocation of funds within operation and 
           maintenance budget subactivities.

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Sec. 322. Expansion of scope of quarterly readiness reports.
Sec. 323. Semiannual reports on transfers from high-priority readiness 
Sec. 324. Annual report on aircraft inventory.
Sec. 325. Administrative actions adversely affecting military training 
           or other 
           readiness activities.
Sec. 326. Common measurement of operations tempo and personnel tempo.
Sec. 327. Inclusion of Air Force depot maintenance as operation and 
           maintenance budget line items.
Sec. 328. Prohibition of implementation of tiered readiness system.
Sec. 329. Report on military readiness requirements of the Armed Forces.
Sec. 330. Assessment of cyclical readiness posture of the Armed Forces.
Sec. 331. Report on military exercises conducted under certain training 
           exercises programs.
Sec. 332. Report on overseas deployments.

                  Subtitle C--Environmental Provisions

Sec. 341. Revision of membership terms for Strategic Environmental 
           Research and Development Program Scientific Advisory Board.
Sec. 342. Amendments to authority to enter into agreements with other 
           agencies in support of environmental technology 
Sec. 343. Modifications of authority to store and dispose of nondefense 
           toxic and hazardous materials.
Sec. 344. Annual report on payments and activities in response to fines 
           penalties assessed under environmental laws.
Sec. 345. Annual report on environmental activities of the Department of 
           Defense overseas.
Sec. 346. Review of existing environmental consequences of the presence 
           of the Armed Forces in Bermuda.
Sec. 347. Sense of Congress on deployment of United States Armed Forces 
           abroad for environmental preservation activities.
Sec. 348. Recovery and sharing of costs of environmental restoration at 
           Department of Defense sites.
Sec. 349. Partnerships for investment in innovative environmental 
Sec. 350. Procurement of recycled copier paper.
Sec. 351. Pilot program for the sale of air pollution emission reduction 

                   Subtitle D--Depot-Level Activities

Sec. 355. Definition of depot-level maintenance and repair.
Sec. 356. Core logistics capabilities of Department of Defense.
Sec. 357. Increase in percentage of depot-level maintenance and repair 
           that may be contracted for performance by non-government 
Sec. 358. Annual report on depot-level maintenance and repair.
Sec. 359. Requirement for use of competitive procedures in contracting 
           for performance of depot-level maintenance and repair 
           workloads formerly 
           performed at closed or realigned military installations.
Sec. 360. Clarification of prohibition on management of depot employees 
           constraints on personnel levels.
Sec. 361. Centers of Industrial and Technical Excellence.
Sec. 362. Extension of authority for aviation depots and naval shipyards 
           to engage in defense-related production and services.
Sec. 363. Repeal of a conditional repeal of certain depot-level 
           maintenance and 
           repair laws and a related reporting requirement.
Sec. 364. Personnel reductions, Army depots participating in Army 
           Workload and Performance System.
Sec. 365. Report on allocation of core logistics activities among 
           Department of 
           Defense facilities and private sector facilities.
Sec. 366. Review of use of temporary duty assignments for ship repair 
           and maintenance.
Sec. 367. Sense of Congress regarding realignment of performance of 
           communication-electronic workload.

   Subtitle E--Commissaries and Nonappropriated Fund Instrumentalities

Sec. 371. Reorganization of laws regarding commissaries and exchanges 
           and other morale, welfare, and recreation activities.
Sec. 372. Merchandise and pricing requirements for commissary stores.
Sec. 373. Limitation on noncompetitive procurement of brand-name 
           commercial items for resale in commissary stores.
Sec. 374. Treatment of revenues derived from commissary store 
Sec. 375. Maintenance, repair, and renovation of Armed Forces Recreation 
           Center, Europe.

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Sec. 376. Plan for use of public and private partnerships to benefit 
           morale, welfare, and recreation activities.

                        Subtitle F--Other Matters

Sec. 381. Assistance to local educational agencies that benefit 
           dependents of 
           members of the Armed Forces and Department of Defense 
Sec. 382. Center for Excellence in Disaster Management and Humanitarian 
Sec. 383. Applicability of Federal printing requirements to Defense 
           Automated Printing Service.
Sec. 384. Study and notification requirements for conversion of 
           commercial and 
           industrial type functions to contractor performance.
Sec. 385. Collection and retention of cost information data on converted 
           services and functions.
Sec. 386. Financial assistance to support additional duties assigned to 
           National Guard.
Sec. 387. Competitive procurement of printing and duplication services.
Sec. 388. Continuation and expansion of demonstration program to 
           overpayments made to vendors.
Sec. 389. Development of standard forms regarding performance work 
           statement and request for proposal for conversion of certain 
           operational functions of military installations.
Sec. 390. Base operations support for military installations on Guam.
Sec. 391. Warranty claims recovery pilot program.
Sec. 392. Program to investigate fraud, waste, and abuse within 
           Department of 
Sec. 393. Multitechnology automated reader card demonstration program.
Sec. 394. Reduction in overhead costs of Inventory Control Points.
Sec. 395. Inventory management.


                        Subtitle A--Active Forces

Sec. 401. End strengths for active forces.
Sec. 402. Permanent end strength levels to support two major regional 

                       Subtitle B--Reserve Forces

Sec. 411. End strengths for Selected Reserve.
Sec. 412. End strengths for Reserves on active duty in support of the 

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