Home > 105th Congressional Bills > S. 2464 (is) To direct the Secretary of the Interior to make corrections to certain maps relating to the Coastal Barrier Resources System. ...

S. 2464 (is) To direct the Secretary of the Interior to make corrections to certain maps relating to the Coastal Barrier Resources System. ...


Google
 
Web GovRecords.org






                                                       Calendar No. 576

105th CONGRESS

  2d Session

                                S. 2463

                          [Report No. 105-333]

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 A BILL

 To provide authorities with respect to the transfer of excess defense 
articles and the transfer of naval vessels under the Foreign Assistance 
  Act of 1961 and the Arms Export Control Act, and for other purposes.

_______________________________________________________________________

                           September 14, 1998

               Read twice and and placed on the calendar





                                                       Calendar No. 576
105th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                S. 2463

                          [Report No. 105-333]

 To provide authorities with respect to the transfer of excess defense 
articles and the transfer of naval vessels under the Foreign Assistance 
  Act of 1961 and the Arms Export Control Act, and for other purposes.


_______________________________________________________________________


                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

                           September 14, 1998

   Mr. Helms, from the Committee on Foreign Relations, reported the 
    following original bill; which was read twice and placed on the 
                                calendar

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 A BILL


 
 To provide authorities with respect to the transfer of excess defense 
articles and the transfer of naval vessels under the Foreign Assistance 
  Act of 1961 and the Arms Export Control Act, and for other purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Security Assistance Act of 1998''.

SEC. 2. TABLE OF CONTENTS.

    The table of contents of this Act is as follows:

Sec. 1. Short title.
Sec. 2. Table of contents.
                TITLE I--DEFENSE AND SECURITY ASSISTANCE

            Subtitle A--Transfers of Excess Defense Articles

Sec. 101. Excess defense articles for central European countries.
Sec. 102. Excess defense articles for certain independent states of the 
                            former Soviet Union.
             Subtitle B--Foreign Military Sales Authorities

Sec. 111. Continuation of foreign military financed training after the 
                            termination of assistance.
Sec. 112. Sales of excess Coast Guard property.
Sec. 113. Notification of upgrades to direct commercial sales.
Sec. 114. Reporting of offset agreements.
Sec. 115. Expanded prohibition on incentive payments.
   Subtitle C--Stockpiling of Defense Articles for Foreign Countries

Sec. 121. Additions to United States war reserve stockpiles for allies.
Sec. 122. Transfer of certain obsolete or surplus defense articles in 
                            the war reserves stockpile for allies.
                  Subtitle D--Miscellaneous Provisions

Sec. 131. Foreign military training.
Sec. 132. Annual military assistance reports.
    TITLE II--TRANSFER OF NAVAL VESSELS TO CERTAIN FOREIGN COUNTRIES

Sec. 201. Authority to transfer certain naval vessels.
Sec. 202. Authority to transfer naval vessels to the eastern 
                            Mediterranean region.
Sec. 203. Inapplicability of aggregate annual limitation to the 
                            transfer of certain excess defense 
                            articles.
Sec. 204. Cost of transfers.
Sec. 205. Combined lease-sales.
Sec. 206. Conversion of certain previous leases.
Sec. 207. Authority to consent to third party transfer of ex-U.S.S. 
                            Bowman County to USS LST Ship Memorial, 
                            Inc.
Sec. 208. Expiration of authorities.

                TITLE I--DEFENSE AND SECURITY ASSISTANCE

            Subtitle A--Transfers of Excess Defense Articles

SEC. 101. EXCESS DEFENSE ARTICLES FOR CENTRAL EUROPEAN COUNTRIES.

    Section 105 of Public Law 104-164 (110 Stat. 1427) is amended by 
striking ``1996 and 1997'' and inserting ``1998, 1999, and 2000''.

SEC. 102. EXCESS DEFENSE ARTICLES FOR CERTAIN INDEPENDENT STATES OF THE 
              FORMER SOVIET UNION.

    (a) Uses For Which Funds Are Available.--Notwithstanding section 
516(e) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2321j(e)), 
during each of the fiscal years 1999 and 2000, funds available to the 
Department of Defense may be expended for crating, packing, handling, 
and transportation of excess defense articles transferred under the 
authority of section 516 of that Act to Georgia, Kazakhstan, 
Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.
    (b) Content of Congressional Notification.--Each notification 
required to be submitted under section 516(f) of the Foreign Assistance 
Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2321j(f)) with respect to a proposed transfer of 
a defense article described in subsection (a) shall include an estimate 
of the amount of funds to be expended under subsection (a) with respect 
to that transfer.

             Subtitle B--Foreign Military Sales Authorities

SEC. 111. CONTINUATION OF FOREIGN MILITARY FINANCED TRAINING AFTER THE 
              TERMINATION OF ASSISTANCE.

    Section 617 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2367) 
is amended--
            (1) by inserting in the second sentence ``and the Arms 
        Export Control Act'' after ``under this Act'' the first place 
        it appears;
            (2) by striking ``under this Act'' the second place it 
        appears; and
            (3) by inserting in the third sentence ``and under the Arms 
        Export Control Act'' after ``this Act''.

SEC. 112. SALES OF EXCESS COAST GUARD PROPERTY.

    Section 21(a)(1) of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 
2761(a)(1)) is amended in the text above subparagraph (A) by inserting 
``and the Coast Guard'' after ``Department of Defense''.

SEC. 113. NOTIFICATION OF UPGRADES TO DIRECT COMMERCIAL SALES.

    Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2776(c)) is 
amended by adding at the end the following new paragraph:
    ``(4) The provisions of subsection (b)(5) shall apply to any 
equipment, article, or service for which a numbered certification has 
been transmitted to Congress pursuant to paragraph (1) in the same 
manner and to the same extent as that subsection applies to any 
equipment, article, or service for which a numbered certification has 
been transmitted to Congress pursuant to subsection (b)(1). For 
purposes of such application, any reference in subsection (b)(5) to `a 
letter of offer' or `an offer' shall be deemed to be a reference to `a 
contract'.''.

SEC. 114. REPORTING OF OFFSET AGREEMENTS.

    (a) Government-to-Government Sales.--Section 36(b)(1) of the Arms 
Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2776(b)(1)) is amended in the fourth 
sentence by striking ``(if known on the date of transmittal of such 
certification)'' and inserting: ``and, if so, a description of the 
offset agreement, including the dollar amount of the agreement''.
    (b) Commercial Sales.--Section 36(c)(1) of the Arms Export Control 
Act (22 U.S.C. 2776(c)(1)) is amended in the second sentence by 
striking ``(if known on the date of transmittal of such 
certification)'' and inserting: ``and, if so, a description of the 
offset agreement, including the dollar amount of the agreement''.

SEC. 115. EXPANDED PROHIBITION ON INCENTIVE PAYMENTS.

    (a) In General.--Section 39A(a) of the Arms Export Control Act (22 
U.S.C. 2779a(a)) is amended--
            (1) by inserting ``or licensed'' after ``sold''; and
            (2) by inserting ``or export'' after ``sale''.
    (b) Definition of United States Person.--Section 39A(d)(3)(B)(ii) 
of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2779a(d)(3)(B)(ii)) is 
amended by inserting ``or by an entity described in clause (i)'' after 
``subparagraph (A)''.

   Subtitle C--Stockpiling of Defense Articles for Foreign Countries

SEC. 121. ADDITIONS TO UNITED STATES WAR RESERVE STOCKPILES FOR ALLIES.

    Paragraph (2) of section 514(b) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 
1961 (22 U.S.C. 2321h(b)(2)) is amended to read as follows:
            ``(2)(A) The value of such additions to stockpiles of 
        defense articles in foreign countries shall not exceed 
        $340,000,000 for fiscal year 1999.
            ``(B) Of the amount specified in subparagraph (A) for 
        fiscal year 1999, not more than $320,000,000 may be made 
        available for stockpiles in the Republic of Korea and not more 
        than $20,000,000 may be made available for stockpiles in 
        Thailand.''.

SEC. 122. TRANSFER OF CERTAIN OBSOLETE OR SURPLUS DEFENSE ARTICLES IN 
              THE WAR RESERVES STOCKPILE FOR ALLIES.

    (a) Items in the Korean Stockpile.--
            (1) In general.--Notwithstanding section 514 of the Foreign 
        Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2321h), the President is 
        authorized to transfer to the Republic of Korea, in return for 
        concessions to be negotiated by the Secretary of Defense, with 
        the concurrence of the Secretary of State, any or all of the 
        items described in subsection (a)(2).
            (2) Covered items.--The items referred to in paragraph (1) 
        are munitions, equipment, and material such as tanks, trucks, 
        artillery, mortars, general purpose bombs, repair parts, 
        ammunition, barrier material, and ancillary equipment, if such 
        items are--
                    (A) obsolete or surplus items;
                    (B) in the inventory of the Department of Defense;
                    (C) intended for use as reserve stocks for the 
                Republic of Korea; and
                    (D) as of the date of enactment of this Act, 
                located in a stockpile in the Republic of Korea.
    (b) Items in the Thailand Stockpile.--
            (1) In general.--Notwithstanding section 514 of the Foreign 
        Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2321h), the President is 
        authorized to transfer to Thailand, in return for concessions 
        to be negotiated by the Secretary of Defense, with the 
        concurrence of the Secretary of State, any or all of the items 
        in the WRS-T stockpile described in paragraph (2).
            (2) Covered items.--The items referred to in paragraph (1) 
        are munitions, equipment, and material such as tanks, trucks, 
        artillery, mortars, general purpose bombs, repair parts, 
        ammunition, barrier material, and ancillary equipment, if such 
        items are--
                    (A) obsolete or surplus items;
                    (B) in the inventory of the Department of Defense;
                    (C) intended for use as reserve stocks for 
                Thailand; and
                    (D) as of the date of enactment of this Act, 
                located in a stockpile in Thailand.
    (c) Valuation of Concessions.--The value of concessions negotiated 
pursuant to subsections (a) and (b) shall be at least equal to the fair 
market value of the items transferred. The concessions may include cash 
compensation, services, waiver of charges otherwise payable by the 
United States, and other items of value.
    (d) Prior Notifications of Proposed Transfers.--Not less 30 days 
before making a transfer under the authority of this section, the 
President shall transmit to the chairmen of the Committee on Foreign 
Relations of the Senate and the Committee on International Relations of 
the House of Representatives a detailed notification of the proposed 
transfer, which shall include an identification of the items to be 
transferred and the concessions to be received.
    (e) Termination of Authority.--No transfer may be made under the 
authority of this section more than five years after the date of 
enactment of this Act.

                  Subtitle D--Miscellaneous Provisions

SEC. 131. FOREIGN MILITARY TRAINING.

    (a) In General.--Chapter 5 of part II of the Foreign Assistance Act 
of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2347 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the 
following new section:

``SEC. 547. OTHER FOREIGN MILITARY TRAINING.

    ``Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the armed forces or 
other security forces of a foreign country that is ineligible for 
assistance under this chapter, or for which assistance under this 
chapter is restricted, may not receive United States military training 
under any other provision of law, unless--
            ``(1) the committees specified in section 634A(a) are 
        notified at least 15 days in advance of the first provision of 
        training to the forces of the country in a fiscal year in 
        accordance with the procedures applicable to reprogramming 
        notifications under that section;
            ``(2) the foreign country is a NATO or major non-NATO ally 
        (as defined in section 644(q));
            ``(3) the foreign country is a country described in section 
        546(b);
            ``(4) the training is related to an operation undertaken to 
        save the lives or property of United States citizens; or

Pages: 1 2 Next >>

Other Popular 105th Congressional Bills Documents:

1 H.R. 1225 (rh) To make a technical correction to title 28, United States Code, relating to jurisdiction for lawsuits against terrorist states. ...
2 H.R. 1272 (ih) To authorize appropriations for fiscal years 1998 and 1999 for the United States Fire Administration, and for other purposes. ...
3 S.Res. 235 (ats) Commemorating 100 years of relations between the people of the United States and the people of the Philippines. ...
4 H.R. 2846 (rh) To prohibit spending Federal education funds on national testing without explicit and specific legislation. ...
5 H.R. 488 (ih) To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to enter into an agreement with the Arch Hurley Conservancy District in New Mexico, authorizing the District to prepay any amounts outstanding under water reclamation repayment contracts. %%Filename...
6 H.R. 585 (ih) To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for prospective payment under the Medicare program for inpatient services of rehabilitation hospitals and units based on discharges classified by functional-related groups. %%Filenam...
7 S. 418 (is) To close the Lorton Correctional Complex, to prohibit the incarceration of individuals convicted of felonies under the laws of the District of Columbia in facilities of the District of Columbia Department of Corrections, and for other purposes...
8 H.Con.Res. 201 (ath) Providing for an adjournment of the two Houses. ...
9 H.R. 4811 (ih) To amend the Federal Deposit Insurance Act and the Federal Credit Union Act to prohibit fees for using teller windows at depository institutions, and for other purposes. ...
10 S.J.Res. 32 (is) Granting the consent of Congress to the Apalachicola- Chattahoochee- Flint River Basin Compact. ...
11 H.R. 1946 (ih) To amend the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act to require an employer which is terminating its business to offer its employees an employee stock ownership plan. ...
12 H.R. 363 (rfs) To amend section 2118 of the Energy Policy Act of 1992 to extend the Electric and Magnetic Fields Research and Public Information Dissemination program. ...
13 H.R. 3528 (eh) To amend title 28, United States Code, with respect to the use of alternative dispute resolution processes in United States district courts, and for other purposes. ...
14 H.R. 4389 (rh) To provide for the conveyance of various reclamation project facilities to local water authorities, and for other purposes. ...
15 H.Con.Res. 266 (ih) Expressing the sense of Congress that the Department of Defense should continue to buy goods and services made domestically and not deviate from the domestic source and manufacturing restrictions on procurements as established by law....
16 S. 399 (is) To amend the Morris K. Udall Scholarship and Excellence in National ...
17 H.R. 1119 (eh) To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1998 for military ...
18 H.Res. 591 (ih) Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Supreme Court of the United States should improve its employment practices with regard to hiring more qualified minority applicants to serve as clerks to the Justices. %%Filenam...
19 S. 965 (es) To amend title II of the Hydrogen Future Act of 1996 to extend an authorization contained therein, and for other purposes. ...
20 H.R. 4829 (eh) To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to transfer administrative jurisdiction over land within the boundaries of the Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site to the Archivist of the United States for the construction of a v...
21 S. 1695 (is) To establish the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site in the State of Colorado. ...
22 H.R. 3089 (ih) To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the submission to Congress and the public of the identity of any individual for whom a waiver of the eligibility requirements for interment in Arlington National Cemetery is granted, and...
23 H.R. 2675 (rh) To require that the Office of Personnel Management submit proposed legislation under which group universal life insurance and group variable universal life insurance would be available under chapter 87 of title 5, United States Code, and fo...
24 H.Res. 520 (eh) ...
25 H.R. 1856 (eas) ...
26 S. 1673 (is) To terminate the Internal Revenue Code of 1986. ...
27 S. 58 (is) To modify the estate recovery provisions of the Medicaid Program to give States the option to recover the costs of home- and community- based services for individuals over age 55. ...
28 H.Res. 336 (ath) To inform the Senate that a quorum of the House has assembled. ...
29 S. 1213 (rs) To establish a National Ocean Council, a Commission on Ocean Policy, and for other purposes. ...
30 H.R. 2249 (ih) To authorize appropriations for carrying out the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of 1977 for fiscal years 1998 and 1999, and for other purposes. ...


Other Documents:

105th Congressional Bills Records and Documents

GovRecords.org presents information on various agencies of the United States Government. Even though all information is believed to be credible and accurate, no guarantees are made on the complete accuracy of our government records archive. Care should be taken to verify the information presented by responsible parties. Please see our reference page for congressional, presidential, and judicial branch contact information. GovRecords.org values visitor privacy. Please see the privacy page for more information.
House Rules:

104th House Rules
105th House Rules
106th House Rules

Congressional Bills:

104th Congressional Bills
105th Congressional Bills
106th Congressional Bills
107th Congressional Bills
108th Congressional Bills

Supreme Court Decisions

Supreme Court Decisions

Additional

1995 Privacy Act Documents
1997 Privacy Act Documents
1994 Unified Agenda
2004 Unified Agenda

Congressional Documents:

104th Congressional Documents
105th Congressional Documents
106th Congressional Documents
107th Congressional Documents
108th Congressional Documents

Congressional Directory:

105th Congressional Directory
106th Congressional Directory
107th Congressional Directory
108th Congressional Directory

Public Laws:

104th Congressional Public Laws
105th Congressional Public Laws
106th Congressional Public Laws
107th Congressional Public Laws
108th Congressional Public Laws

Presidential Records

1994 Presidential Documents
1995 Presidential Documents
1996 Presidential Documents
1997 Presidential Documents
1998 Presidential Documents
1999 Presidential Documents
2000 Presidential Documents
2001 Presidential Documents
2002 Presidential Documents
2003 Presidential Documents
2004 Presidential Documents

Home Executive Judicial Legislative Additional Reference About Privacy