Mr. KEMPTHORNE (for Mr. Warner, for himself, and Mr. Byrd) proposed an amendment to the bill S. 1298, supra, as follows:
On page 74, between lines 2 and 3, insert the following:
SEC. 241. SHORT TITLE.
This subtitle may be cited as the `Prevention and Control of the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction Act of 1993'.
SEC. 242. SENSE OF CONGRESS.
It is the sense of Congress that--
(1) the United States should have the ability to counter effectively potential threats to United States interests that arise from the proliferation of such weapons;
(2) the Department of Defense, the Department of Energy, and the Intelligence Community have an important role in preventing the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and dealing with the consequences of any proliferation of such weapons;
(3) the Department of Defense, the Department of Energy, and the Intelligence Community have unique capabilities and expertise that can enhance the effectiveness of United States and international nonproliferation efforts, including capabilities and expertise regarding--
(A) detection and monitoring of proliferation of weapons of mass destruction;
(B) development of effective export control regimes;
(C) interdiction and destruction of weapons of mass destruction and related weapons material; and
(D) carrying out international monitoring and inspection regimes that relate to proliferation of such weapons and material;
(4) the Department of Defense, the Department of Energy, and the Intelligence Community have unique capabilities and expertise that directly contribute to the ability of the United States to implement United States policy to counter effectively the threats that arise from the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, including capabilities and expertise regarding--
(A) responses to terrorism, theft, or accidents involving weapons of mass destruction;
(B) conduct of intrusive international inspections for verification of arms control treaties;
(C) direct and discrete counter proliferation actions that require use of force; and
(D) development and deployment of active military countermeasures and protective measures against threats resulting from arms proliferation, including defenses against ballistic missile attacks; and
(5) in a manner consistent with the nonproliferation policy of the United States, the Department of Defense, the Department of Energy, and the Intelligence Community should continue to maintain and improve their capabilities to identify, monitor, and respond to the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and delivery systems for such weapons.
SEC. 243. JOINT COMMITTEE FOR REVIEW OF NONPROLIFERATION PROGRAMS OF THE UNITED STATES.
(a) Establishment: (1) In support of the nonproliferation policy of the United States, there is hereby established a Non-Proliferation Program Review Committee composed of the following members:
(A) The Secretary of Defense.
(B) The Secretary of Energy.
(C) The Director of Central Intelligence.
(D) The Director of the United States Arms Control Disarmament Agency.
(E) The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
(2) The Secretary of Defense shall chair the committee.
(3) A member of the committee may designate a representative to perform routinely the duties of the member. A representative shall be in a position of Deputy Assistant Secretary or a position equivalent to or above the level of Deputy Assistant Secretary. A representative of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff shall be a person in a grade equivalent to that of Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense.
(4) The Secretary of Defense may delegate to the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition the performance of the duties of the Chairman of the committee.
(5) The members of the committee shall first meet not later than 30 days after the date of the enactment of this Act. Upon designation of working level official and representatives, the members of the committee shall jointly notify the appropriate committees of Congress that the committee has been constituted. The notification shall identify the representatives designated pursuant to paragraph (3) and the working level officials of the committee.
(b) Purposes of the Committee: The purposes of the committee are as follows:
(1) To optimize funding for, and ensure the development and deployment of--
(A) highly effective technologies and capabilities for the detection, monitoring, collection, processing, analysis, and dissemination of information in support of United States nonproliferation policy; and
(B) To identify and eliminate undesirable redundancies or uncoordinated efforts in the development and deployment of such technologies and capabilities.
(c) Duties: The committee shall--
(1) identify and review existing and proposed capabilities (including counterproliferation capabilities) and technologies for support of United States nonproliferation policy with regard to--
(B) battlefield surveillance;
(C) passive defenses;
(D) active defenses;
(E) counterforce capabilities;
(F) inspection support; and
(G) support of export control programs;
(2) as part of the review pursuant to paragraph (1), review all directed energy and laser programs for detecting, characterizing, or interdicting weapons of mass destruction, their delivery platforms, or other orbiting platforms with a view to the elimination of redundancy and the optimization of funding for the systems not eliminated;
(3) prescribe requirements and priorities for the development and deployment of highly effective capabilities and technologies to support fully the nonproliferation policy of the United States;
(4) identify deficiencies in existing capabilities and technologies;
(5) formulate near-term, mid-term, and long-term programmatic options for meeting requirements established by the committee and eliminating deficiencies identified by the committee; and
(6) in carrying out the other duties of the committee, ensure that all types of counterproliferation actions are considered.
(d) Access to Information.--The committee shall have access to information on all programs, projects, and activities of the Department of Defense, Department of Energy, and the intelligence community that are pertinent to the purposes and duties of the committee.
(e) Budget Recommendations.--The committee may submit to the officials referred to in subsection (a) any recommendations regarding existing or planned budgets as the committee considers appropriate to encourage funding for capabilities and technologies at the level necessary to support United States nonproliferation policy.
SEC. 244. REPORT ON NONPROLIFERATION AND COUNTERPROLIFERATION ACTIVITIES AND PROGRAMS.
(a) Report Required.--Not later than May 1, 1994, the Secretary of Defense shall submit to Congress a report on the findings of the committee on nonproliferation activities established pursuant to section 243.
(b) Content of Report.--The report shall include the following matters:
(1) A complete list, by program, of the existing, planned, and proposed capabilities and technologies reviewed by the committee, including all directed energy and laser programs reviewed pursuant to section 243(c)(2).
(2) A complete description of the requirements and priorities established by the committee.
(3) A comprehensive discussion of the near-term, mid-term, and long-term programmatic options formulated by the committee for meeting requirements prescribed by the committee and eliminating deficiencies identified by the committee, including the annual funding requirements and completion dates established for each such option.
(4) An explanation of the recommendations made pursuant to section 243(e) and a full discussion of the actions taken on such recommendations, including the actions taken to implement the recommendations.
(5) A discussion of the existing and planned capabilities of the Armed Forces of the United States--
(A) to detect and monitor clandestine programs for the acquisition or production of weapons of mass destruction;
(B) to respond to terrorism or accidents involving such weapons and thefts of materials related to any weapon of mass destruction; and
(C) to assist in the interdiction and destruction of weapons of mass destruction, related weapons materials, and advanced conventional weapons.
(6) A description of--
(A) the extent to which the Secretary of Defense has incorporated nonproliferation and counterproliferation missions into the overall missions of the unified combatant commands; and
(B) how the special operations command established pursuant to section 167(a) of title 10, United States Code, might support the commanders of the other unified combatant commands and the commanders of the specified combatant commands in the performance of such overall missions.
(c) Forms of Report.--The report shall be submitted in both unclassified and classified forms, as appropriate.
SEC. 245. DEFINITIONS.
In this subtitle:
(1) The term `appropriate congressional committees' means the following:
(A) The Committee on Armed Services, the Committee on Appropriations, and the Select Committee on Intelligence of the Senate.
(B) The Committee on Armed Services, the Committee on Appropriations, and the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence of the House of Representatives.
(2) The term `intelligence community' has the meaning given such term in section 3 of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C. 401a).