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          NATIONAL DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION ACT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2000        


                                                                           


                            CONFERENCE REPORT                            


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                                       1999                                  

                          106 th Congress  1st Session                      

                            HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES                        

                                      Report                                 

                                       106 301                                

                                                                             

                                                                         




          NATIONAL DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION ACT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2000        


                                                                           


                            CONFERENCE REPORT                            


                               to accompany                              


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                            C O N T E N T S                             
         JOINT EXPLANATORY STATEMENT OF THE COMMITTEE OF CONFERENCE       480
            Summary Statement of Conference Action                        480
            Summary Table of Authorizations                               480
            Congressional Defense Committees                              485
         DIVISION A--DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE AUTHORIZATIONS                 485
          Title I--Procurement                                            485

                             Procurement Overview                          

                                          485                                   

                                   Overview                                

                                          491                                   

                               UH 60 blackhawk                             

                                          491                                   

                             AH 64 modifications                           

                                          491                                   

                             UH 60 modifications                           

                                          491                                   

                Aircraft survivability equipment modifications             

                                          491                                   

      Aircraft survivability equipment modifications, (Advanced Threat     
                        Infrared Countermeasures)                          
                                          492                                   

                                   Overview                                

                                          492                                   

                            Avenger system summary                         

                                          495                                   

                 Javelin system summary-advanced procurement               

                                          495                                   

                         Patriot anti-cruise missile                       

                                          495                                   

                            Avenger modifications                          

                                          495                                   

                                   Overview                                

                                          496                                   

                           Bradley base sustainment                        

                                          500                                   

                            Carrier modifications                          

                                          500                                   

                        Howitzer, M109A6 modifications                     

                                          500                                   

                             Heavy assault bridge                          

                                          500                                   

                  Grenade launcher, automatic, 40mm, MK19 3                

                                          500                                   

                                   Overview                                

                                          500                                   

                          Sense and destroy armament                       

                                          505                                   

                                   Overview                                

                                          505                                   

                      Family of heavy tactical vehicles                    

                                          516                                   

                        Army data distribution system                      

                                          516                                   

               Single channel ground and airborne radio system             

                                          516                                   

                        Warfighter information network                     

                                          516                                   

                     Information system security program                   

                                          516                                   

                       Tactical unmanned aerial vehicle                    

                                          517                                   

                             Night vision devices                          

                                          517                                   

                      Combat identification/aiming light                   

                                          517                                   

         Modification of in-service equipment (tactical surveillance)      

                                          518                                   

                     Automated identification technology                   

                                          518                                   

                           Maneuver control system                         

                                          518                                   

                       Vibratory, self-propelled roller                    

                                          518                                   

                             High speed compactor                          

                                          519                                   

                          Wheel-mounted 25-ton crane                       

                                          519                                   

             Items less than $2.0 million, construction equipment          

                                          519                                   

                 Modification of in-service equipment (OPA 3)              

                                          519                                   

                   Ultra lightweight camouflage net system                 

                                          519                                   

                                   Overview                                

                                          519                                   

                                   Overview                                

                                          522                                   

                              CH 60 helicopters                            

                                          526                                   

                               UC 35A aircraft                             

                                          526                                   

                                    C 40A                                  

                                          526                                   

                             EA 6B modifications                           

                                          526                                   

                        F/A 18 aircraft modifications                      

                                          526                                   

                                 AH 1W series                              

                                          527                                   

                                  H 1 series                               

                                          527                                   

                              P 3 modifications                            

                                          527                                   

                                2 modifications                            

                                          527                                   

                           Special project aircraft                        

                                          528                                   

                           Common ground equipment                         

                                          528                                   

                                   Overview                                

                                          528                                   

                                Aerial targets                             

                                          532                                   

                              Drones and decoys                            

                                          532                                   

                        Weapons industrial facilities                      

                                          532                                   

                                   Overview                                

                                          532                                   

                                   Overview                                

                                          535                                   

                                   Overview                                

                                          538                                   

    WSN 7 inertial navigation system and WQN 2 doppler sonar velocity log  

                                          548                                   

                            Minesweeping equipment                         

                                          548                                   

     Items less than $5.0 million, afloat force protection for maritime    
                    interdiction operations equipment                      
                                          548                                   

     Items less than $5.0 million, integrated condition assessment system  

                                          548                                   

                            Surface search radars                          

                                          549                                   

                             Sonar dome material                           

                                          549                                   

                      Undersea warfare support equipment                   

                                          549                                   

                           Other training equipment                        

                                          549                                   

                       Naval space surveillance system                     

                                          550                                   

                     Shipboard display emulator equipment                  

                                          550                                   

       Joint engineering data management and information control system    

                                          550                                   

                     Information system security program                   

                                          550                                   

                       Mobile remote emitter simulator                     

                                          550                                   

    Computer aided submode training (CAST) lesson authoring system (CLASS) 

                                          551                                   

                     NULKA anti-ship missile decoy system                  

                                          551                                   

                                   Overview                                

                                          551                                   

                      Modification kits-tracked vehicles                   

                                          556                                   

                            Night vision equipment                         

                                          556                                   

                                Radio systems                              

                                          556                                   

            Communications and electronics infrastructure support          

                                          556                                   

             Modification kits-Marine Corps air ground task force          

                                          556                                   

                          Command support equipment                        

                                          557                                   

                           Field medical equipment                         

                                          557                                   

                                   Overview                                

                                          557                                   

                               C 130J aircraft                             

                                          562                                   

                    Joint primary aircrew training system                  

                                          562                                   

                Joint surveillance/target attack radar system              

                                          562                                   

                       Predator unmanned aerial vehicle                    

                                          562                                   

                           15 aircraft modifications                       

        562                                                                     

    16 aircraft modifications                                              

        563                                                                     

   C 17 aircraft modifications                                             

        563                                                                     

   C 135 aircraft modifications                                            

        564                                                                     

   Defense airborne reconnaissance program aircraft modifications          

        564                                                                     

    16 aircraft post production support                                    

        565                                                                     

   Passenger safety modifications                                          

        565                                                                     

   Overview                                                                

        565                                                                     

   Practice bombs                                                          

        568                                                                     

   Overview                                                                

        568                                                                     

   AGM 65 modifications                                                    

        571                                                                     

   Overview                                                                

        571                                                                     

   Air traffic control/land system                                         

        577                                                                     

   Automatic data processing equipment                                     

        577                                                                     

   C3 countermeasures                                                      

        577                                                                     

   Base Information Infrastructure                                         

        577                                                                     

   Tactical communications-electronics equipment                           

        577                                                                     

   Radio equipment                                                         

        578                                                                     

   Aircrew laser eye protection                                            

        578                                                                     

   Mechanized material handling equipment                                  

        578                                                                     

   Base procured equipment                                                 

        578                                                                     

   Base support equipment                                                  

        578                                                                     

   Overview                                                                

        579                                                                     

   Advanced SEAL delivery system                                           

        585                                                                     

   Special operations forces small arms and weapons                        

        586                                                                     

   Chemical and Biological Defense Program                                 

        586                                                                     

   Overview                                                                

        587                                                                     

          Items of Special Interest                                     

        589                                                                     

   Common rack and launcher test set                                       

        589                                                                     

          Legislative Provisions Adopted                                

        589                                                                     

   Subtitle A--Authorization of Appropriations                             

        589                                                                     

   Authorization of Appropriations (secs. 101 108)                         

        589                                                                     

   Chemical demilitarization program (sec. 107)                            

        589                                                                     

   Subtitle B--Army Programs                                               

        591                                                                     

   Multiyear procurement authority for Army programs (sec. 111)            

        591                                                                     

      Procurement requirements for the Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles  
   (sec. 112)                                                              
        591                                                                     

   Army aviation modernization (sec. 113)                                  

        593                                                                     

   Multiple Launch Rocket System (sec. 114)                                

        594                                                                     

      Extension of pilot program on sales of manufactured articles and     
   services of certain Army industrial facilities without regard to        
   availability from domestic sources (sec. 115)                           
        594                                                                     

      Extension of authority to carry out Armament Retooling and           
   Manufacturing Support Initiative (sec. 116)                             
        595                                                                     

   Subtitle C--Navy Programs                                               

        595                                                                     

   F/A 18E/F Super Hornet aircraft program (sec. 121)                      

        595                                                                     

   Arleigh Burke class destroyer program (sec. 122)                        

        595                                                                     

      Repeal of requirement for annual report from shipbuilders under      
   certain nuclear attack submarine programs (sec. 123)                    
        595                                                                     

   LHD 8 amphibious assault ship program (sec. 124)                        

        595                                                                     

   D 5 missile program (sec. 125)                                          

        596                                                                     

   Subtitle D--Air Force Programs                                          

        596                                                                     

    22 aircraft program (sec. 131)                                         

        596                                                                     

      Replacement options for conventional air-launched cruise missile     
   (sec. 132)                                                              
        596                                                                     

      Procurement of firefighting equipment for the Air National Guard and 
   the Air Force Reserve (sec. 133)                                        
        596                                                                     

    16 tactical manned reconnaissance aircraft (sec. 134)                  

        596                                                                     

   Subtitle E--Chemical Stockpile Destruction Program                      

        597                                                                     

      Destruction of existing stockpile of lethal chemical agents and      
   munitions (sec. 141)                                                    
        597                                                                     

      Comptroller General report on anticipated effects of proposed changes
   in operations of storage sites for lethal chemical agents and munitions 
   (sec. 142)                                                              
        597                                                                     

          Legislative Provisions Not Adopted                            

        597                                                                     

   Alternative technologies for destruction of assembled chemical weapons  

        597                                                                     

   Close combat tactical trainer program                                   

        598                                                                     

   Defense Export Loan Guarantee program                                   

        598                                                                     

   Cooperative engagement capability                                       

        598                                                                     

   Limitation on expenditures for satellite communications                 

        598                                                                     

    Title II--Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation                  

        598                                                                     

   Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation Overview                    

        598                                                                     

   Overview                                                                

        601                                                                     

   Global positioning system-inertial measurement unit integration         

        611                                                                     

   Combat vehicle and automotive technology                                

        611                                                                     

   Human factors engineering technology                                    

        611                                                                     

   Environmental quality technology                                        

        611                                                                     

   Combat vehicle and automotive advanced technology                       

        612                                                                     

   Landmine warfare/barrier-advanced development                           

        612                                                                     

   Weapons and munitions-advanced development                              

        612                                                                     

   Comanche                                                                

        613                                                                     

   Combat feeding, clothing, and equipment                                 

        613                                                                     

   Multiple launch rocket system product improvement program               

        613                                                                     

   Aircraft modifications/product improvement programs                     

        613                                                                     

   Force XXI Battle Command, Brigade and Below                             

        613                                                                     

   Overview                                                                

        614                                                                     

   Free electron laser                                                     

        625                                                                     

   Precision strike and air defense technology                             

        625                                                                     

   Command and control warfare replacement aircraft                        

        625                                                                     

   Tri-service software program managers network                           

        625                                                                     

   Common towed array, affordable advanced acoustical arrays               

        625                                                                     

   Trident SSGN design                                                     

        626                                                                     

   Navy common command and decision system and upgrading fleet systems     

        628                                                                     

   Environmentally safe energetics materials                               

        628                                                                     

   Marine Corps assault vehicles                                           

        628                                                                     

   Aviation depot maintenance technology                                   

        628                                                                     

      Proximity fuzing for dual-purpose improved conventional munition     
   submunitions                                                            
        629                                                                     

   Parametric airborne dipping sonar                                       

        629                                                                     

   S 3B surveillance system upgrade                                        

        629                                                                     

   H 1 upgrades                                                            

        630                                                                     

   Electronic warfare development                                          

        630                                                                     

   Multi-Purpose Processor                                                 

        630                                                                     

   NULKA anti-ship missile decoy system                                    

        630                                                                     

   Advanced deployable system                                              

        631                                                                     

   Battle force tactical training                                          

        631                                                                     

   Tactical unmanned aerial vehicles                                       

        631                                                                     

   Overview                                                                

        632                                                                     

   Human effectiveness applied research                                    

        644                                                                     

   Aerospace propulsion                                                    

        644                                                                     

   Aerospace sensors                                                       

        644                                                                     

   Phillips lab exploratory development                                    

        644                                                                     

   B 2 advanced technology bomber                                          

        645                                                                     

   Armament and ordnance development                                       

        645                                                                     

   Life support systems                                                    

        645                                                                     

   Air Force test and evaluation support                                   

        645                                                                     

   Joint surveillance and target attack radar system                       

        646                                                                     

   Airborne reconnaissance                                                 

        646                                                                     

   Distributed common ground systems                                       

        646                                                                     

   Overview                                                                

        647                                                                     

   Ballistic Missile Defense Organization funding and programmatic guidance

        657                                                                     

   Support technology                                                      

        657                                                                     

   National missile defense                                                

        658                                                                     

   Theater High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) System                       

        658                                                                     

   Navy Theater Wide                                                       

        659                                                                     

   BMD technical operations                                                

        659                                                                     

   BMD targets                                                             

        660                                                                     

   Patriot PAC 3                                                           

        660                                                                     

   Navy Area                                                               

        660                                                                     

   Weapons of mass destruction related technologies                        

        661                                                                     

   Complex systems design                                                  

        661                                                                     

   Joint warfighting program                                               

        662                                                                     

   Aging aircraft sustainment technology                                   

        662                                                                     

   Special operations tactical systems development                         

        662                                                                     

          Items of Special Interest                                     

        663                                                                     

   Aeronautical test facilities                                            

        663                                                                     

   Aerostructures                                                          

        663                                                                     

   Bioenvironmental research                                               

        664                                                                     

   Genomics-based therapeutics                                             

        664                                                                     

   Marine mammal research                                                  

        665                                                                     

   Volumetrically controlled technologies                                  

        665                                                                     

          Legislative Provisions Adopted                                

        666                                                                     

   Subtitle A--Authorization of Appropriations                             

        666                                                                     

   Authorization of Appropriations (secs. 201 202)                         

        666                                                                     

   Subtitle B--Program Requirements, Restrictions, and Limitations         

        666                                                                     

      Collaborative program to evaluate and demonstrate advanced           
   technologies for advanced capability combat vehicles (sec. 211)         
        666                                                                     

      Sense of Congress regarding defense science and technology program   
   (sec. 212)                                                              
        667                                                                     

   Micro-satellite technology development program (sec. 213)               

        668                                                                     

   Space control technology (sec. 214)                                     

        668                                                                     

   Space Maneuver Vehicle program (sec. 215)                               

        668                                                                     

   Manufacturing technology program (sec. 216)                             

        669                                                                     

      Revision to limitations on high altitude endurance unmanned vehicle  
   program (sec. 217)                                                      
        669                                                                     

   Subtitle C--Ballistic Missile Defense                                   

        670                                                                     

   Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) Low program (sec. 231)              

        670                                                                     

   Theater missile defense upper tier acquisition strategy (sec. 232)      

        670                                                                     

      Acquisition strategy for Theater High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD)  
   system (sec. 233)                                                       
        671                                                                     

   Space Based Laser program (sec. 234)                                    

        671                                                                     

   Criteria for progression of airborne laser program (sec. 235)           

        673                                                                     

      Sense of Congress regarding ballistic missile defense technology     
   funding (sec. 236)                                                      
        673                                                                     

   Report on national missile defense (sec. 237)                           

        673                                                                     

   Subtitle D--Research and Development for Long-Term Military Capabilities

        673                                                                     

   Quadrennial report on emerging operational concepts (sec. 241)          

        673                                                                     

   Technology area review and assessment (sec. 242)                        

        674                                                                     

      Report by Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Technology  
   (sec. 243)                                                              
        674                                                                     

      DARPA program for award of competitive prizes to encourage           
   development of advanced technologies (sec. 244)                         
        674                                                                     

      Additional pilot program for revitalizing Department of Defense      
   laboratories (sec. 245)                                                 
        674                                                                     

   Subtitle E--Other Matters                                               

        675                                                                     

      Development of Department of Defense laser master plan and execution 
   of solid state laser program (sec. 251)                                 
        675                                                                     

   Report on Air Force distributed mission training (sec. 252)             

        675                                                                     

          Legislative Provisions Not Adopted                            

        676                                                                     

   Testing of airblast and improvised explosives                           

        676                                                                     

      Use of working capital funds for financing research and development  
   of the military departments                                             
        676                                                                     

    Title III--Operation and Maintenance                                   

        676                                                                     

   Overview                                                                

        676                                                                     

   Military Gator                                                          

        708                                                                     

   Arms control implementation                                             

        708                                                                     

   Information assurance                                                   

        708                                                                     

   Overseas contingencies                                                  

        709                                                                     

          Legislative Provisions Adopted                                

        709                                                                     

   Subtitle A--Authorization of Appropriations                             

        709                                                                     

   Authorization of Appropriations (secs. 301-302)                         

        709                                                                     

   Armed Forces Retirement Home (sec. 303)                                 

        709                                                                     

   Transfer from National Defense Stockpile Transaction Fund (sec. 304)    

        709                                                                     

      Transfer to Defense Working Capital Funds to support Defense         
   Commissary Agency (sec. 305)                                            
        709                                                                     

   Subtitle B--Program Requirements, Restrictions, and Limitations         

        710                                                                     

   Armed Forces Emergency Services (sec. 311)                              

        710                                                                     

      Replacement of nonsecure tactical radios of the 82nd airborne        
   division (sec. 312)                                                     
        710                                                                     

   Large medium-speed roll-on/roll-off (LMSR) program (sec. 31)            

        710                                                                     

      Contributions for Spirit of Hope endowment fund of United Service    
   Organizations, Incorporated (sec. 314)                                  
        710                                                                     

   Subtitle C--Environmental Provisions                                    

        711                                                                     

      Extension of limitation on payment of fines and penalties using funds
   in environmental restoration accounts (sec. 321)                        
        711                                                                     

      Modification of requirements for annual reports on environmental     
   compliance activities (sec. 322)                                        
        711                                                                     

      Defense environmental technology program and investment control      
   process for environmental technologies (sec. 323)                       
        711                                                                     

      Modification of membership of Strategic Environmental Research and   
   Development Program Council (sec. 324)                                  
        711                                                                     

      Extension of pilot program for sale of air pollution emission        
   reduction incentives (sec. 325)                                         
        711                                                                     

      Reimbursement for certain costs in connection with Fresno Drum       
   Superfund site, Fresno, California (sec. 326)                           
        712                                                                     

      Payment of stipulated penalties assessed under CERCLA in connection  
   with F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming (sec. 327)                     
        712                                                                     

   Remediation of asbestos and lead-based paint (sec. 328)                 

        712                                                                     

      Release of information to foreign countries regarding any            
   environmental contamination at former United States military            
   installations in those countries (sec. 329)                             
        712                                                                     

   Toussaint River ordnance mitigation study (sec. 330)                    

        713                                                                     

   Subtitle D--Depot-Level Activities                                      

        713                                                                     

      Sales of articles and services of defense industrial facilities to   
   purchasers outside the Department of Defense (sec. 331)                 
        713                                                                     

      Expansion of contracting authority for defense working capital funded
   industrial facilities (sec. 332)                                        
        714                                                                     

      Annual reports on expenditures for depot-level maintenance and repair
   workloads by public and private sector (sec. 333)                       
        714                                                                     

      Applicability of competition requirement in contracting out workloads
   performed by depot-level activities of Department of Defense (sec. 334) 
        714                                                                     

      Treatment of public sector winning bidders for contracts for         
   performance of depot-level maintenance and repair workloads formerly    
   performed at certain military installations (sec. 335)                  
        714                                                                     

      Additional matters to be reported before prime vendor contract for   
   depot-level maintenance and repair is entered into (sec. 336)           
        715                                                                     

   Subtitle E--Performance of Functions by Private-Sector Sources          

        715                                                                     

      Reduced threshold for consideration of effect on local community of  
   changing defense functions to private sector performance (sec. 341)     
        715                                                                     

   Congressional notification of A 76 cost comparison waivers (sec. 342)   

        715                                                                     

      Report on use of employees of non-Federal entities to provide        
   services to Department of Defense (sec. 343)                            
        715                                                                     

   Evaluation of total system performance responsibility program (sec. 344)

        716                                                                     

      Sense of Congress regarding process for modernization of Army        
   computer services (sec. 345)                                            
        716                                                                     

   Subtitle F--Defense Dependents Education                                

        716                                                                     

      Assistance to local education agencies that benefit dependents of    
   members of the Armed Forces and Department of Defense civilian employees
   (sec. 351)                                                              
        716                                                                     

      Unified school boards for all Department of Defense Domestic         
   Dependent Schools in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and Guam (sec. 352)
        716                                                                     

      Continuation of enrollment at Department of Defense Domestic         
   Dependent Elementary and Secondary Schools (sec. 353)                   
        717                                                                     

      Technical amendments to Defense Dependents' Education Act of 1978    
   (sec. 354)                                                              
        717                                                                     

   Subtitle G--Military Readiness Issues                                   

        717                                                                     

   Independent study of military readiness reporting system (sec. 361)     

        717                                                                     

      Independent study of Department of Defense secondary inventory and   
   parts shortages (sec. 362)                                              
        717                                                                     

   Report on inventory and control of military equipment (sec. 363)        

        718                                                                     

      Comptroller General study of adequacy of Department restructured     
   sustainment and reengineered logistics product support practices (sec.  
   364)                                                                    
        718                                                                     

      Comptroller General review of real property maintenance and its      
   effects on readiness (sec. 365)                                         
        718                                                                     

      Establishment of logistics standards for sustained military          
   operations (sec. 366)                                                   
        718                                                                     

   Subtitle H--Information Technology Issues                               

        719                                                                     

      Discretionary authority to install telecommunication equipment for   
   persons performing voluntary services (sec. 371)                        
        719                                                                     

      Authority for disbursing officers to support use of automated teller 
   machines on naval vessels for financial transactions (sec. 372)         
        719                                                                     

   Use of Smart Card technology in the Department of Defense (sec. 373)    

        719                                                                     

      Report on Defense use of Smart Card as PKI authentication device     
   carrier (sec. 374)                                                      
        719                                                                     

   Subtitle I--Other Matters                                               

        720                                                                     

      Authority to lend or donate obsolete or condemned rifles for funeral 
   and other ceremonies (sec. 381)                                         
        720                                                                     

   Extension of warranty claims recovery pilot program (sec. 382)          

        720                                                                     

      Preservation of historic buildings and grounds at United States      
   Soldiers' and Airmen's Home, District of Columbia (sec. 383)            
        720                                                                     

      Clarification of land conveyance authority, United States Soldiers'  
   and Airmen's Home (sec. 384)                                            
        720                                                                     

      Treatment of Alaska, Hawaii, and Guam in defense household moving    
   programs (sec. 385)                                                     
        721                                                                     

          Legislative Provisions Not Adopted                            

        721                                                                     

      Identification core logistic capability requirement for maintenance  
   and repair of C 17 aircraft                                             
        721                                                                     

   Operation meteorology and oceanography and UNOLS                        

        721                                                                     

   Implementation of jointly approved changes in defense retail systems    

        721                                                                     

   Reimbursement of Navy Exchange Service Command for relocation expenses  

        722                                                                     

    Title IV--Military Personnel Authorizations                            

        722                                                                     

          Legislative Provisions Adopted                                

        722                                                                     

   Subtitle A--Active Forces                                               

        722                                                                     

   End strengths for active forces (sec. 401)                              

        722                                                                     

   Revision in permanent end strength minimum levels (sec. 402)            

        723                                                                     

   Subtitle B--Reserve Forces                                              

        723                                                                     

   End strengths for Selected Reserve (sec. 411)                           

        723                                                                     

      End strengths for Reserves on active duty in support of the reserves 
   (sec. 412)                                                              
        724                                                                     

   End Strengths for military technicians (dual status) (sec. 413)         

        724                                                                     

      Increase in numbers members in certain grades authorized to be on    
   active duty in support of the Reserves (sec. 414)                       
        725                                                                     

   Selected Reserve end strength flexibility (sec. 415)                    

        725                                                                     

   Subtitle C--Authorization of Appropriations                             

        726                                                                     

   Authorization of appropriations for military personnel (sec. 421)       

        726                                                                     

          Legislative Provisions Not Adopted                            

        726                                                                     

      Reduction of end strengths below levels for two major regional       
   contingencies                                                           
        726                                                                     

    Title V--Military Personnel Policy                                     

        727                                                                     

          Items of Special Interest                                     

        727                                                                     

   Medical and physical accession and retention standards                  

        727                                                                     

          Legislative Provisions Adopted                                

        727                                                                     

   Subtitle A--Officer Personnel Policy                                    

        727                                                                     

   Temporary authority for recall of retired aviators (sec. 501)           

        727                                                                     

      Increase in maximum number of officers authorized to be on           
   active-duty list in frocked grade of brigadier general and rear admiral 
   (lower half) (sec. 502)                                                 
        727                                                                     

      Reserve officers requesting or otherwise causing nonselection for    
   promotion (sec. 503)                                                    
        728                                                                     

      Minimum grade of officers eligible to serve on boards of inquiry     
   (sec. 504)                                                              
        728                                                                     

      Minimum selection of warrant officers for promotion from below the   
   promotion zone (sec. 505)                                               
        728                                                                     

      Increase in threshold period of active duty for applicability of     
   restriction on holding of civil office by retired regular officers and  
   reserve officers (sec. 506)                                             
        728                                                                     

      Exemption of retiree council members from recalled retiree limits    
   (sec. 507)                                                              
        728                                                                     

   Technical amendments relating to joint duty assignments (sec. 508)      

        729                                                                     

      Three-year extension of requirement for competition for joint 4-star 
   officer positions (sec. 509)                                            
        729                                                                     

   Subtitle B--Reserve Component Personnel Policy                          

        729                                                                     

      Continuation of officers on reserve active-status list to complete   
   disciplinary action (sec. 511)                                          
        729                                                                     

      Authority to order reserve component members to active duty to       
   complete a medical evaluation (sec. 512)                                
        730                                                                     

      Exclusion of reserve officers on educational delay from eligibility  
   for consideration for promotion (sec. 513)                              
        730                                                                     

      Extension of period for retention of reserve component majors and    
   lieutenant commanders who twice fail of selection for promotion (sec.   
   514)                                                                    
        730                                                                     

   Computation of years of service exclusion (sec. 515)                    

        730                                                                     

   Retention of reserve component chaplains until age 67 (sec. 516)        

        731                                                                     

      Expansion and codification of authority for space required travel on 
   military aircraft for reserves performing inactive-duty training outside
   the continental United States (sec. 517)                                
        731                                                                     

   Subtitle C--Military Technicians                                        

        731                                                                     

   Revision to military technician (dual status) (sec. 521)                

        731                                                                     

   Civil service retirement of technicians (sec. 522)                      

        731                                                                     

   Revision to non-dual status technicians statute (sec. 523)              

        732                                                                     

      Revision to authorities relating to National Guard technicians (sec. 
   524)                                                                    
        732                                                                     

   Effective date (sec. 525)                                               

        732                                                                     

      Secretary of Defense review of Army technician costing process (sec. 
   526)                                                                    
        732                                                                     

      Fiscal year 2000 limitation on number of non-dual status technicians 
   (sec. 527)                                                              
        733                                                                     

   Subtitle D--Service Academies                                           

        733                                                                     

   Strength limitations at the service academies (sec. 531)                

        733                                                                     

   Superintendents of the service academies (sec. 532)                     

        733                                                                     

      Dean of academic board, United States Military Academy and dean of   
   the faculty, United States Air Force Academy (sec. 533)                 
        734                                                                     

      Waiver of reimbursement of expenses for instruction at service       
   academies of persons from foreign countries (sec. 534)                  
        734                                                                     

      Expansion of foreign exchange programs of the service academies (sec.
   535)                                                                    
        735                                                                     

   Subtitle E--Education and Training                                      

        735                                                                     

      Establishment of a Department of Defense international student       
   program at the senior military colleges (sec. 541)                      
        735                                                                     

      Authority for Army War College to award degree of master of strategic
   studies (sec. 542)                                                      
        735                                                                     

   Authority for Air University to award graduate-level degrees (sec. 543) 

        735                                                                     

      Reserve credit for participation in health professions scholarship   
   and financial assistance program (sec. 544)                             
        735                                                                     

      Permanent authority for ROTC scholarships for graduate students (sec.
   545)                                                                    
        736                                                                     

      Increase in monthly subsistence allowance for Senior ROTC cadets     
   selected for advanced training (sec. 546)                               
        736                                                                     

   Contingent funding increase for Junior ROTC program (sec. 547)          

        736                                                                     

      Change from annual to biennial reporting under the reserve component 
   Montgomery GI Bill (sec. 548)                                           
        736                                                                     

      Recodification and consolidation of statutes denying Federal grants  
   and contracts by certain departments and agencies to institutions of    
   higher education that prohibit senior ROTC units or military recruiting 
   on campus (sec. 549)                                                    
        737                                                                     

      Accrual funding for Coast Guard Montgomery GI Bill liabilities (sec. 
   550)                                                                    
        737                                                                     

   Subtitle F--Reserve Component Management                                

        737                                                                     

      Financial assistance program for pursuit of degrees by officer       
   candidates in Marine Corps Platoon Leaders Class program (sec. 551)     
        737                                                                     

   Options to improve recruiting for the Army Reserve (sec. 552)           

        737                                                                     

      Joint duty assignments for reserve component general and flag        
   officers (sec. 553)                                                     
        737                                                                     

      Grade of chiefs of reserve components and the additional general     
   officers at the National Guard Bureau (sec. 554)                        
        738                                                                     

   Duties of Reserves on active duty in support of the Reserves (sec. 555) 

        739                                                                     

      Repeal of limitation on number of Reserves on full-time active duty  
   in support of preparedness for responses to emergencies involving       
   weapons of mass destruction (sec. 556)                                  
        739                                                                     

   Establishment of Office of the Coast Guard Reserve (sec. 557)           

        739                                                                     

      Report on use of National Guard facilities and infrastructure for    
   support of provision of services to veterans (sec. 558)                 
        739                                                                     

   Subtitle G--Decorations, Awards, and Commendations                      

        740                                                                     

      Waiver of time limitations for award of certain decorations to       
   certain persons (sec. 561)                                              
        740                                                                     

      Authority for award of Medal of Honor to Alfred Rascon for valor     
   during the Vietnam conflict (sec. 562)                                  
        740                                                                     

      Elimination of current backlog of requests for replacement of        
   military decorations (sec. 563)                                         
        740                                                                     

   Retroactive award of Navy Combat Action Ribbon (sec. 564)               

        740                                                                     

      Sense of Congress concerning Presidential unit citation for crew of  
   the U.S.S. Indianapolis (sec. 565)                                      
        741                                                                     

   Subtitle H--Matters Relating to Recruiting                              

        741                                                                     

      Access to secondary school students for military recruiting purposes 
   (sec. 571)                                                              
        741                                                                     

      Increased authority to extend delayed entry period for enlistments of
   persons with no prior military service (sec. 572)                       
        741                                                                     

   Army College First pilot program (sec. 573)                             

        741                                                                     

   Use of recruiting materials for public relations purposes (sec. 574)    

        742                                                                     

   Subtitle I--Matters Relating to Missing Persons                         

        742                                                                     

      Nondisclosure of debriefing information on missing persons previously
   returned to United States control (sec. 575)                            
        742                                                                     

      Recovery and identification of remains of certain World War II       
   servicemen lost in Pacific Theater of Operations (sec. 576)             
        742                                                                     

   Subtitle J--Other Matters                                               

        742                                                                     

      Authority for special courts-martial to impose sentences to          
   confinement and forfeitures of pay of up to one year (sec. 577)         
        742                                                                     

   Funeral honors details for funerals of veterans (sec. 578)              

        743                                                                     

      Purpose and funding limitations for National Guard Challenge Program 
   (sec. 579)                                                              
        743                                                                     

   Department of Defense STARBASE Program (sec. 580)                       

        744                                                                     

      Survey of members leaving military service on attitudes toward       
   military service (sec. 581)                                             
        745                                                                     

      Service review agencies covered by professional staffing requirement 
   (sec. 582)                                                              
        745                                                                     

      Participation of members in management of organizations abroad that  
   promote international understanding (sec. 583)                          
        745                                                                     

      Support for expanded child care services and youth program services  
   for dependents (sec. 584)                                               
        745                                                                     

      Report and regulations on Department of Defense policies on          
   protecting the confidentiality of communications with professionals     
   providing therapeutic or related services regarding sexual or domestic  
   abuse (sec. 585)                                                        
        745                                                                     

   Members under burdensome personnel tempo (sec. 586)                     

        746                                                                     

   Subtitle K--Domestic Violence                                           

        747                                                                     

   Responses to domestic violence in the armed forces (secs. 591 594)      

        747                                                                     

          Legislative Provisions Not Adopted                            

        748                                                                     

      Expansion of list of diseases presumed to be service-connected for   
   radiation-exposed veterans                                              
        748                                                                     

   Improvement in system for assigning personnel to warfighting units      

        748                                                                     

      Minimum educational requirements for faculty of the Community College
   of the Air Force                                                        
        748                                                                     

      Posthumous advancement of Rear Admiral (Retired) Husband E. Kimmel   
   and Major General (Retired) Walter C. Short on retired lists            
        749                                                                     

      Reduced minimum blood and breath alcohol levels for offense of       
   drunken operation of or control of a vehicle, aircraft, or vessel       
        749                                                                     

      Use of humanitarian and civic assistance funding for pay and         
   allowances of special operations command reserves furnishing demining   
   training and related assistance as humanitarian assistance              
        749                                                                     

    Title VI--Compensation and Other Personnel Benefits                    

        750                                                                     

          Legislative Provisions Adopted                                

        750                                                                     

   Subtitle A--Pay and Allowances                                          

        750                                                                     

      Fiscal year 2000 increase in military basic pay and reform of basic  
   pay rates (sec. 601)                                                    
        750                                                                     

   Pay increases for fiscal years 2001 through 2006 (sec. 602)             

        750                                                                     

      Additional amount available for fiscal year 2000 increase in basic   
   allowance for housing inside the United States (sec. 603)               
        750                                                                     

   Subtitle B--Bonuses and Special and Incentive Pays                      

        751                                                                     

      Extension of certain bonuses and special pay authorities for reserve 
   forces (sec. 611)                                                       
        751                                                                     

      Extension of certain bonuses and special pay authorities for nurse   
   officer candidates, registered nurses, and nurse anesthetists (sec. 612)
        751                                                                     

      Extension of authorities relating to payment of other bonuses and    
   special pays (sec. 613)                                                 
        751                                                                     

      Amount of aviation career incentive pay for air battle managers (sec.
   614)                                                                    
        751                                                                     

      Expansion of authority to provide special pay to aviation career     
   officers extending period of active duty (sec. 615)                     
        751                                                                     

      Additional special pay for board certified veterinarians in the Armed
   Forces and Public Health Service (sec. 616)                             
        752                                                                     

   Diving duty special pay (sec. 617)                                      

        752                                                                     

   Reenlistment bonus (sec. 618)                                           

        752                                                                     

   Enlistment bonus (sec. 619)                                             

        752                                                                     

   Selected Reserve enlistment bonus (sec. 620)                            

        753                                                                     

      Special pay for members of the Coast Guard Reserve assigned to high  
   priority units of the Selected Reserve (sec. 621)                       
        753                                                                     

      Reduced minimum period of enlistment in Army in critical skill for   
   eligibility for enlistment bonus (sec. 622)                             
        753                                                                     

      Eligibility for reserve component prior service enlistment bonus upon
   attaining a critical skill (sec. 623)                                   
        753                                                                     

      Increase in special pay and bonuses for nuclear-qualified officers   
   (sec. 624)                                                              
        753                                                                     

      Increase in maximum monthly rate authorized for foreign language     
   proficiency pay (sec. 625)                                              
        754                                                                     

      Authorization of retention bonus for special warfare officers        
   extending period of active duty (sec. 626)                              
        754                                                                     

   Authorization of surface warfare officer continuation pay (sec. 627)    

        754                                                                     

   Authorization of career enlisted flyer incentive pay (sec. 628)         

        754                                                                     

   Authorization of judge advocate continuation pay (sec. 629)             

        754                                                                     

   Subtitle C--Travel and Transportation Allowances                        

        755                                                                     

      Provision of lodging in kind for Reservists performing training duty 
   and not otherwise entitled to travel and transportation allowances (sec.
   631)                                                                    
        755                                                                     

      Payment of temporary lodging expenses for members making their first 
   permanent change of station (sec. 632)                                  
        755                                                                     

      Destination airport for emergency leave travel to continental United 
   States (sec. 633)                                                       
        755                                                                     

   Subtitle D--Retired Pay Reform                                          

        755                                                                     

      Redux retired pay system applicable only to members electing new     
   15-year career status bonus (sec. 641 644)                              
        755                                                                     

   Subtitle E--Other Matters Relating to Military Retirees and Survivors   

        756                                                                     

      Repeal of reduction in retired pay for military retirees employed in 
   civilian positions (sec. 651)                                           
        756                                                                     

      Presentation of United States flag to retiring members of the        
   uniformed services not previously covered (sec. 652)                    
        756                                                                     

      Disability retirement or separation for certain members with         
   pre-existing conditions (sec. 653)                                      
        756                                                                     

      Credit toward paid-up SBP coverage for months covered by make-up     
   premium paid by persons electing SBP coverage during special open       
   enrollment period (sec. 654)                                            
        757                                                                     

      Paid-up coverage under Retired Serviceman's Family Protection Plan   
   (sec. 655)                                                              
        757                                                                     

      Extension of authority for payment of annuities to certain military  
   surviving spouses (sec. 656)                                            
        757                                                                     

      Effectuation of intended SBP annuity for former spouse when not      
   elected by reason of untimely death of retiree (sec. 657)               
        757                                                                     

      Special compensation for severely disabled uniformed services        
   retirees (sec. 658)                                                     
        757                                                                     

   Subtitle F--Eligibility to Participate in the Thrift Savings Plan       

        758                                                                     

   Participation in thrift savings plan (sec. 661, sec. 663)               

        758                                                                     

   Special retention initiative (sec. 662)                                 

        759                                                                     

   Subtitle G--Other Matters                                               

        759                                                                     

   Payment for unused leave in conjunction with a reenlistment (sec. 671)  

        759                                                                     

      Clarification of per diem eligibility for military technicians (dual 
   status) serving on active duty without pay outside the United States    
   (sec. 672)                                                              
        759                                                                     

      Annual report on effects of initiatives on recruitment and retention 
   (sec. 673)                                                              
        760                                                                     

   Overseas special supplemental food program (sec. 674)                   

        760                                                                     

      Tuition assistance for members deployed in a contingency operation   
   (sec. 675)                                                              
        760                                                                     

      Administration of Selected Reserve education loan repayment program  
   for Coast Guard Reserve (sec. 676)                                      
        760                                                                     

      Sense of Congress regarding treatment under Internal Revenue Code of 
   members receiving hostile fire or imminent danger special pay during    
   contingency operations (sec. 677)                                       
        760                                                                     

          Legislative Provisions Not Adopted                            

        761                                                                     

      Accelerated payments of certain educational assistance for members of
   Selected Reserve                                                        
        761                                                                     

   Accelerated payments of educational                                     

        761                                                                     

      Accrual funding for retirement system for Commissioned Corps of      
   National Oceanic and Atmospheric                                        
        761                                                                     

      Availability of educational assistance benefits for preparatory      
   courses for college and graduate school entrance                        
        761                                                                     

   Computation of survivor benefits                                        

        761                                                                     

      Continuance of pay and allowances while in duty status ``whereabouts 
   unknown''                                                               
        761                                                                     

      Effective date of disability retirement for members dying in civilian
   medical facilities                                                      
        762                                                                     

      Equitable treatment of class of 1987 of the Uniformed Services       
   University of the Health Sciences                                       
        762                                                                     

   Increase in rates of educational assistance for full-time students      

        762                                                                     

      Modification of time for use by certain members of Selected Reserve  
   of entitlement to certain educational assistance                        
        762                                                                     

      Participation of additional members of the armed forces in Montgomery
   GI Bill Program                                                         
        762                                                                     

      Reimbursement of travel expenses incurred by members of the armed    
   forces in connection with leave canceled for involvement in             
   Kosovo-related activities                                               
        763                                                                     

      Report on effect of educational benefits improvements on recruitment 
   and retention of members of the armed forces                            
        763                                                                     

   Revision of educational assistance interval payment requirements        

        763                                                                     

   Special subsistence allowance for food stamp eligible members           

        763                                                                     

   Termination of reductions of basic pay                                  

        763                                                                     

      Transfer of entitlement to educational assistance by certain members 
   of the armed forces                                                     
        764                                                                     

    Title VII--Health Care Provisions                                      

        764                                                                     

          Items of Special Interest                                     

        764                                                                     

   Processing of TRICARE contract adjustments                              

        764                                                                     

          Legislative Provisions Adopted                                

        764                                                                     

   Subtitle A--Health Care Services                                        

        764                                                                     

   Pharmacy benefits program (sec. 701)                                    

        764                                                                     

   Provision of chiropractic health care (sec. 702)                        

        765                                                                     

      Provision of domiciliary and custodial care for certain CHAMPUS      
   beneficiaries (sec. 703)                                                
        765                                                                     

   Enhancement of dental benefits for retirees (sec. 704)                  

        766                                                                     

      Medical and dental care for certain members incurring injuries on    
   inactive-duty training (sec. 705)                                       
        766                                                                     

      Health care at former uniformed services treatment facilities for    
   active duty members stationed at certain remote locations (sec. 706)    
        766                                                                     

   Open enrollment demonstration program (sec. 707)                        

        766                                                                     

   Subtitle B--TRICARE Program                                             

        767                                                                     

      Expansion and revision of authority for dental programs for          
   dependents and reserves (sec. 711)                                      
        767                                                                     

      Improvement of access to health care under the TRICARE program (sec. 
   712)                                                                    
        767                                                                     

   Improvements to claims processing under the TRICARE program (sec. 713)  

        768                                                                     

   Authority to waive certain TRICARE deductibles (sec. 714)               

        768                                                                     

   TRICARE beneficiary counseling and assistance coordinators (sec. 715)   

        768                                                                     

      Improvement of TRICARE management; improvements to third-party payer 
   collection program (sec. 716)                                           
        769                                                                     

      Comparative report on health care coverage under the TRICARE program 
   (sec. 717)                                                              
        769                                                                     

   Subtitle C--Other Matters                                               

        770                                                                     

      Forensic pathology investigations by Armed Forces Medical Examiner   
   (sec. 721)                                                              
        770                                                                     

   Best value contracting (sec. 722)                                       

        771                                                                     

   Health care quality information and technology enhancement (sec. 723)   

        771                                                                     

      Joint telemedicine and telepharmacy demonstration projects by the    
   Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs (sec. 724)     
        771                                                                     

   Program-year stability in health care benefits (sec. 725)               

        772                                                                     

   Study on joint operations for the Defense Health Program (sec. 726)     

        772                                                                     

   Trauma training center (sec. 727)                                       

        772                                                                     

      Sense of Congress regarding automatic enrollment of Medicare-eligible
   beneficiaries in the TRICARE Senior Prime demonstration program (sec.   
   728)                                                                    
        773                                                                     

          Legislative Provisions Not Adopted                            

        773                                                                     

      Reimbursement of certain costs incurred by covered beneficiaries when
   referred for care outside local catchment area                          
        773                                                                     

      Removal of restriction on use of funds for abortions in cases of rape
   or incest                                                               
        773                                                                     

   Requirements for provision of care in geographically separated units    

        773                                                                     

       Title VIII--Acquisition Policy, Acquisition Management, and Related 
   Matters                                                                 
        774                                                                     

          Items of Special Interest                                     

        774                                                                     

   Modernization of contract administrative services information systems   

        774                                                                     

   Technical staff and service contracting                                 

        774                                                                     

          Legislative Provisions Adopted                                

        775                                                                     

      Subtitle A--Amendments to General Contracting Authorities,           
   Procedures, and Limitations                                             
        775                                                                     

   Authority to carry out certain prototype project (sec. 801)             

        775                                                                     

   Streamlined applicability of cost accounting standards (sec. 802)       

        775                                                                     

   Sale, exchange, and waiver authority for coal and coke (sec. 803)       

        776                                                                     

   Guidance on use of task order and delivery order contracts (sec. 804)   

        776                                                                     

      Clarification of definition of commercial items with respect to      
   associated services (sec. 805)                                          
        776                                                                     

      Use of special simplified procedures for purchases of items in excess
   of the simplified acquisition threshold (sec. 806)                      
        776                                                                     

      Repeal of termination of provision of credit towards subcontracting  
   goals for purchases benefiting severely handicapped persons (sec. 807)  
        776                                                                     

      Contract goal for small disadvantaged businesses and certain         
   institutions of higher education (sec. 808)                             
        777                                                                     

   Required reports for certain multiyear contracts (sec. 809)             

        777                                                                     

   Subtitle B--Other Matters                                               

        777                                                                     

   Mentor-Protege Program improvements (sec. 811)                          

        777                                                                     

      Program to increase business innovation in defense acquisition       
   programs (sec. 812)                                                     
        777                                                                     

   Incentives to produce innovative new technologies (sec. 813)            

        778                                                                     

   Pilot program for commercial services (sec. 814)                        

        778                                                                     

      Expansion of applicability of requirement to make certain            
   procurements from small arms production industrial base (sec. 815)      
        778                                                                     

      Compliance with existing law regarding purchases of equipment and    
   products (sec. 816)                                                     
        779                                                                     

      Extension of test program for negotiation of comprehensive small     
   business subcontracting plans (sec. 817)                                
        779                                                                     

      Extension of interim reporting rule for certain procurements less    
   than $100,000 (sec. 818)                                                
        779                                                                     

      Inspector General review of compliance with Buy American Act in      
   purchases of strength training equipment (sec. 819)                     
        779                                                                     

      Report on options for accelerated acquisition of precision munitions 
   (sec. 820)                                                              
        779                                                                     

      Technical amendment to prohibition on release of contractor proposals
   under the Freedom of Information Act (sec. 821)                         
        780                                                                     

          Legislative Provisions Not Adopted                            

        780                                                                     

   Facilitation of national missile defense system                         

        780                                                                     

    Title IX--Department of Defense Organization and Management            

        781                                                                     

          Legislative Provisions Adopted                                

        781                                                                     

   Subtitle A--Department of Defense Strategic Planning                    

        781                                                                     

   Permanent requirement for Quadrennial Defense Review (sec. 901)         

        781                                                                     

      Minimum interval for updating and revising Department of Defense     
   strategic plan (sec. 902)                                               
        782                                                                     

   Subtitle B--Department of Defense Organization                          

        782                                                                     

      Responsibility for logistics and sustainment functions of the        
   Department of Defense (sec. 911)                                        
        782                                                                     

      Enhancement of technology security program of Department of Defense  
   (sec. 912)                                                              
        783                                                                     

   Efficient utilization of defense laboratories (sec. 913)                

        783                                                                     

   Center for the Study of Chinese Military Affairs (sec. 914)             

        783                                                                     

   Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (sec. 915)                     

        784                                                                     

   Subtitle C--Personnel Management                                        

        785                                                                     

      Revisions to limitations on number of personnel assigned to major    
   Department of Defense headquarters activities (sec. 921)                
        785                                                                     

   Defense acquisition workforce reductions (sec. 922)                     

        785                                                                     

      Monitoring and reporting requirements regarding operations tempo and 
   personnel tempo (sec. 923)                                              
        786                                                                     

      Administration of Defense Reform Initiative enterprise program for   
   military manpower and personnel information (sec. 924)                  
        786                                                                     

      Payment of tuition for education and training of members in the      
   defense acquisition workforce (sec. 925)                                
        786                                                                     

   Subtitle D--Other Matters                                               

        787                                                                     

      Additional matters for annual report on joint warfighting            
   experimentation (sec. 931)                                              
        787                                                                     

      Oversight of Department of Defense activities to combat terrorism    
   (sec. 932)                                                              
        787                                                                     

      Responsibilities and accountability for certain financial management 
   functions (sec. 933)                                                    
        788                                                                     

   Management of Civil Air Patrol (sec. 934)                               

        788                                                                     

          Legislative Provisions Not Adopted                            

        788                                                                     

      Employment and compensation of civilian faculty members of Department
   of Defense African Center for Strategic Studies                         
        788                                                                     

      Limitation on amount available for contracted advisory and assistance
   services                                                                
        788                                                                     

    Title X--General Provisions                                            

        789                                                                     

          Items of Special Interest                                     

        789                                                                     

   Airfield safety database                                                

        789                                                                     

   Education Partnership Agreements                                        

        789                                                                     

          Legislative Provisions Adopted                                

        789                                                                     

   Subtitle A--Financial Matters                                           

        789                                                                     

   Transfer authority (sec. 1001)                                          

        789                                                                     

   Incorporation of classified annex (sec. 1002)                           

        789                                                                     

      Authorization of emergency supplemental appropriations for fiscal    
   year 1999 (sec. 1003)                                                   
        789                                                                     

      Supplemental appropriations request for operations in Yugoslavia     
   (sec. 1004)                                                             
        789                                                                     

      United States contribution to NATO common-funded budgets in fiscal   
   year 2000 (sec. 1005)                                                   
        789                                                                     

      Limitation on funds for Bosnia peacekeeping operations for fiscal    
   year 2000 (sec. 1006)                                                   
        791                                                                     

   Second biennial financial management improvement plan (sec. 1007)       

        791                                                                     

      Waiver authority for requirement that electronic transfer of funds be
   used for Department of Defense payments (sec. 1008)                     
        791                                                                     

      Single payment date for invoice for various subsistence items (sec.  
   1009)                                                                   
        791                                                                     

      Payment of foreign licensing fees out of proceeds of sale of maps,   
   charts, and navigational books (sec. 1010)                              
        792                                                                     

   Subtitle B--Naval Vessels and Shipyards                                 

        792                                                                     

      Revision to congressional notice-and-wait period required before     
   transfer of a vessel stricken from the naval vessel register (sec. 1011)
        792                                                                     

   Authority to consent to retransfer of former naval vessel (sec. 1012)   

        792                                                                     

   Report on naval vessel force structure requirements (sec. 1013)         

        792                                                                     

      Auxiliary vessels acquisition program for the Department of Defense  
   (sec. 1014)                                                             
        792                                                                     

   National Defense Features program (sec. 1015)                           

        793                                                                     

      Sales of naval shipyard articles and services to nuclear ship        
   contractors (sec. 1016)                                                 
        793                                                                     

   Transfer of naval vessel to foreign country (sec. 1017)                 

        793                                                                     

      Authority to transfer naval vessels to certain foreign countries     
   (sec. 1018)                                                             
        793                                                                     

      Subtitle C--Support for Civilian Law Enforcement and Counter Drug    
   Activities                                                              
        794                                                                     

   Forward operating locations                                             

        794                                                                     

   Technologies assessment                                                 

        795                                                                     

          Legislative Provisions Adopted                                

        795                                                                     

      Modification of limitation on funding assistance for procurement of  
   equipment for the National Guard for drug interdiction and counter-drug 
   activities (sec. 1021)                                                  
        795                                                                     

      Temporary extension to certain naval aircraft of Coast Guard         
   authority for drug interdiction activities (sec. 1022)                  
        795                                                                     

      Military assistance to civil authorities to respond to act or threat 
   of terrorism (sec. 1023)                                                
        795                                                                     

      Condition on development of forward operating locations for U.S.     
   Southern Command counter-drug detection and monitoring flights (sec.    
   1024)                                                                   
        796                                                                     

      Annual report on United States military activities in Colombia (sec. 
   1025)                                                                   
        796                                                                     

      Report on use of radar systems for counter-drug detection and        
   monitoring (sec. 1026)                                                  
        796                                                                     

      Plan regarding assignment of military personnel to assist Immigration
   and Naturalization Service and Customs Service (sec. 1027)              
        796                                                                     

   Subtitle D--Miscellaneous Report Requirements and Repeals               

        796                                                                     

      Preservation and repeal of certain defense reporting requirements    
   (secs. 1031 and 1032)                                                   
        796                                                                     

      Reports on risks under National Military Strategy and combatant      
   command requirements (sec. 1033)                                        
        797                                                                     

      Report on lift and prepositioned support requirements to support     
   National Military Strategy (sec. 1034)                                  
        797                                                                     

      Report on assessments of readiness to execute the National Military  
   Strategy (sec. 1035)                                                    
        798                                                                     

   Report on Rapid Assessment and Initial Detection teams (sec. 1036)      

        798                                                                     

      Report on unit readiness of units considered to be assets of         
   Consequence Management Program Integration Office (sec. 1037)           
        798                                                                     

      Analysis of relationship between threats and budget submission for   
   fiscal year 2001 (sec. 1038)                                            
        798                                                                     

   Report on NATO defense capabilities initiative (sec. 1039)              

        799                                                                     

      Report on motor vehicle violations by operators of official Army     
   vehicles (sec. 1040)                                                    
        799                                                                     

   Subtitle E--Information Security                                        

        799                                                                     

      Identification in budget materials of amounts for declassification   
   activities and limitation on expenditures for such activities (sec.     
   1041)                                                                   
        799                                                                     

      Notice to congressional committees of certain security and           
   counterintelligence failures within defense programs (sec. 1042)        
        800                                                                     

   Information Assurance Initiative (sec. 1043)                            

        800                                                                     

      Nondisclosure of information on personnel of overseas, sensitive, or 
   routinely deployable units (sec. 1044)                                  
        801                                                                     

      Nondisclosure of certain operational files of the National Imagery   
   and Mapping Agency (sec. 1045)                                          
        801                                                                     

          Subtitle F--Memorial Objects and Commemorations               

        801                                                                     

      Moratorium on the return of veterans memorial objects to foreign     
   nations without specific authorization in law (sec. 1051)               
        801                                                                     

   Program to commemorate 50th anniversary of the Korean War (sec. 1052)   

        801                                                                     

   Commemoration of the victory of freedom in the Cold War (sec. 1053)     

        802                                                                     

          Subtitle G--Other Matters                                     

        802                                                                     

      Defense Science Board task force on use of television and radio as a 
   propaganda instrument in time of military conflict (sec. 1061)          
        802                                                                     

   Assessment of electromagnetic spectrum reallocation (sec. 1062)         

        802                                                                     

      Extension and reauthorization of Defense Production Act of 1950 (sec.
   1063)                                                                   
        803                                                                     

   Performance of threat and risk assessments (sec. 1064)                  

        803                                                                     

   Chemical agents used for defensive training (sec. 1065)                 

        804                                                                     

   Technical and clerical amendments (sec. 1066)                           

        804                                                                     

      Amendments to reflect name change of Committee on National Security  
   of the House of Representatives to Committee on Armed Services (sec.    
   1067)                                                                   
        804                                                                     

          Legislative Provisions Not Adopted                            

        804                                                                     

   Authority for payment of settlement claims                              

        804                                                                     

   Consolidation of various Department of the Navy trust and gift funds    

        805                                                                     

   Military Voting Rights Act of 1999                                      

        805                                                                     

      Nondisclosure of information of the National Imagery and Mapping     
   Agency having commercial significance                                   
        805                                                                     

      Offshore entities interfering with Department of Defense use of the  
   frequency spectrum                                                      
        805                                                                     

      Repeal of requirement for two-year budget cycle for the Department of
   Defense                                                                 
        805                                                                     

   Sense of the Senate on negotiations with indicted war criminals         

        806                                                                     

      Sense of the Senate regarding settlement of claims of American       
   servicemen's family regarding deaths resulting from the accident off the
   coast of Namibia on September 13, 1997                                  
        806                                                                     

    Title XI--Department of Defense Civilian Personnel                     

        806                                                                     

          Legislative Provisions Adopted                                

        806                                                                     

      Accelerated implementation of voluntary early retirement authority   
   (sec. 1101)                                                             
        806                                                                     

      Increase of pay cap for nonappropriated fund senior executive        
   employees (sec. 1102)                                                   
        806                                                                     

      Restoration of leave of emergency essential employees serving in a   
   combat zone (sec. 1103)                                                 
        807                                                                     

      Extension of certain temporary authorities to provide benefits for   
   employees in connection with defense work-force reductions and          
   restructuring (sec. 1104)                                               
        807                                                                     

      Leave without loss of benefits for military reserve technicians on   
   active duty in support of combat operations (sec. 1105)                 
        807                                                                     

      Expansion of Guard-and-Reserve purposes for which leave under section
   6323 of title 5, United States Code, may be used (sec. 1106)            
        808                                                                     

   Work schedules and premium pay of service academy faculty (sec. 1107)   

        808                                                                     

      Salary schedules and related benefits for faculty and staff of the   
   Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (sec. 1108)        
        808                                                                     

      Exemption of defense laboratory personnel from workforce management  
   restrictions (sec. 1109)                                                
        808                                                                     

          Legislative Provisions Not Adopted                            

        809                                                                     

      Deference to EEOC procedures for investigation of complaints of      
   sexual harassment made by employees                                     
        809                                                                     

      Temporary authority to provide early retirement and separation       
   incentives for certain civilian employees                               
        809                                                                     

    Title XII--Matters Relating to Other Nations                           

        809                                                                     

          Legislative Provisions Adopted                                

        809                                                                     

   Subtitle A--Matters Relating to the People's Republic of China          

        809                                                                     

      Limitation on military-to-military exchanges and contacts with       
   Chinese People's Liberation Army (sec. 1201)                            
        809                                                                     

      Annual report on military power of the People's Republic of China    
   (sec. 1202)                                                             
        809                                                                     

   Subtitle B--Matters Relating to the Balkans                             

        810                                                                     

      Department of Defense report on the conduct of Operation Allied Force
   and associated relief operations (sec. 1211)                            
        810                                                                     

      Sense of Congress regarding the need for vigorous prosecution of war 
   crimes, genocide, and crimes against humanity in the former Republic of 
   Yugoslavia (sec. 1212)                                                  
        810                                                                     

   Subtitle C--Matters Relating to NATO and Other Allies                   

        811                                                                     

   Legal effect of the new Strategic Concept of NATO (sec. 1221)           

        811                                                                     

      Report on allied capabilities to contribute to major theater wars    
   (sec. 1222)                                                             
        811                                                                     

      Attendance at professional military education schools by military    
   personnel of the new member nations of NATO (sec. 1223)                 
        812                                                                     

   Subtitle D--Other Matters                                               

        812                                                                     

      Multinational economic embargoes against governments in armed        
   conflict with the United States (sec. 1231)                             
        812                                                                     

      Limitation on deployment of Armed Forces in Haiti during fiscal year 
   2000 and congressional notice of deployments to Haiti (sec. 1232)       
        812                                                                     

   Report on the security situation on the Korean peninsula (sec. 1233)    

        812                                                                     

      Sense of Congress regarding the continuation of sanctions against    
   Libya (sec. 1234)                                                       
        813                                                                     

      Sense of Congress and report on disengaging from noncritical overseas
   missions involving United States combat forces (sec. 1235)              
        813                                                                     

          Legislative Provisions Not Adopted                            

        813                                                                     

   Annual reports on security in the Taiwan Strait                         

        813                                                                     

   Goals for the conflict with the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia          

        813                                                                     

       Title XIII--Cooperative Threat Reduction With States of the Former  
   Soviet Union                                                            
        814                                                                     

          Legislative Provisions Adopted                                

        814                                                                     

   Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) program (secs. 1301 1312)            

        814                                                                     

    Title XIV--Proliferation and Export Controls                           

        816                                                                     

          Legislative Provisions Adopted                                

        816                                                                     

      Adherence of People's Republic of China to Missile Technology Control
   Regime (sec. 1401)                                                      
        816                                                                     

      Annual report on transfers of militarily sensitive technology to     
   countries and entities of concern (sec. 1402)                           
        816                                                                     

   Resources for export license functions (sec. 1403)                      

        817                                                                     

   Security in connection with satellite export licensing (sec. 1404)      

        817                                                                     

      Reporting of technology transmitted to People's Republic of China and
   of foreign launch security violations (sec. 1405)                       
        817                                                                     

      Report on national security implications of exporting                
   high-performance computers to the People's Republic of China (sec. 1406)
        818                                                                     

      End-use verification for use by People's Republic of China of        
   high-performance computers (sec. 1407)                                  
        818                                                                     

   Enhanced multilateral export controls (sec. 1408)                       

        818                                                                     

   Enhancement of activities of Defense Threat Reduction Agency (sec. 1409)

        818                                                                     

      Timely notification of licensing decisions by the Department of State
   (sec. 1410)                                                             
        819                                                                     

      Enhanced intelligence consultation on satellite license applications 
   (sec. 1411)                                                             
        819                                                                     

      Investigations of violations of export controls by United States     
   satellite manufacturers (sec. 1412)                                     
        820                                                                     

          Legislative Provisions Not Adopted                            

        821                                                                     

   Procedures for review of export of controlled technologies and items    

        821                                                                     

      Notice of foreign acquisition of U.S. firms in national security     
   industries                                                              
        821                                                                     

    Title XV--Arms Control and Counterproliferation Matters                

        821                                                                     

          Items of Special Interest                                     

        821                                                                     

   International border security                                           

        821                                                                     

          Legislative Provisions Adopted                                

        822                                                                     

      Revision to limitation on retirement or dismantlement of strategic   
   nuclear delivery systems (sec. 1501)                                    
        822                                                                     

   Sense of Congress on strategic arms reductions (sec. 1502)              

        822                                                                     

   Report on strategic stability under START III (sec. 1503)               

        822                                                                     

   Counterproliferation Program Review Committee (sec. 1504)               

        823                                                                     

      Support of United Nations-sponsored efforts to inspect and monitor   
   Iraqi weapons activities (sec. 1505)                                    
        823                                                                     

    Title XVI--National Security Space Matters                             

        823                                                                     

          Legislative Provisions Adopted                                

        823                                                                     

   Subtitle A--Space Technology Guide; Reports                             

        823                                                                     

   Space technology guide (sec. 1601)                                      

        823                                                                     

   Report on vulnerabilities of United States space assets (sec. 1602)     

        823                                                                     

   Report on space launch failures (sec. 1603)                             

        824                                                                     

   Report on Air Force space launch facilities (sec. 1604)                 

        824                                                                     

   Subtitle B--Commercial Space Launch Services                            

        824                                                                     

      Sense of Congress regarding United States-Russian cooperation in     
   commercial space launch services (sec. 1611)                            
        824                                                                     

      Sense of Congress regarding United States commercial space launch    
   capacity (sec. 1612)                                                    
        825                                                                     

      Subtitle C--Commission To Assess United States National Security     
   Space Management and Organization                                       
        825                                                                     

      Commission to assess United States national security space management
   and organization (sec. 1621 1630)                                       
        825                                                                     

    Title XVII--Troops-to-Teacher Program                                  

        826                                                                     

          Legislative Provisions Adopted                                

        826                                                                     

   Troops-to-Teachers program (sec. 1701 1709)                             

        826                                                                     

   DIVISION B--MILITARY CONSTRUCTION AUTHORIZATIONS                        

        826                                                                     

   Overview                                                                

        826                                                                     

    Title XXI--Army                                                        

        847                                                                     

   Overview                                                                

        847                                                                     

          Items of Special Interest                                     

        847                                                                     

   Improvements to military family housing, Army                           

        847                                                                     

          Legislative Provisions Adopted                                

        847                                                                     

   Authorized Army construction and land acquisition projects (sec. 2101)  

        847                                                                     

   Family housing (sec. 2102)                                              

        847                                                                     

   Improvements to military family housing units (sec. 2103)               

        847                                                                     

   Authorization of appropriations, Army (sec. 2104)                       

        848                                                                     

    Title XXII--Navy                                                       

        848                                                                     

   Overview                                                                

        848                                                                     

          Items of Special Interest                                     

        848                                                                     

      Acquisition of Preposition Equipment Maintenance Facilities, Blount  
   Island, Jacksonville, Florida                                           
        848                                                                     

   Improvements to military family housing, Navy                           

        848                                                                     

          Legislative Provisions Adopted                                

        849                                                                     

   Authorized Navy construction and land acquisition projects (sec. 2201)  

        849                                                                     

   Family housing (sec. 2202)                                              

        849                                                                     

   Improvements to military family housing units (sec. 2203)               

        849                                                                     

   Authorization of appropriations, Navy (sec. 2204)                       

        849                                                                     

      Modification of authority to carry out fiscal year 1997 project (sec.
   2205)                                                                   
        849                                                                     

      Authorization to accept electrical substation improvements, Guam     
   (sec. 2206)                                                             
        850                                                                     

          Legislative Provisions Not Adopted                            

        850                                                                     

      Correction in authorized use of funds, Marine Corps Combat           
   Development Command, Quantico, Virginia                                 
        850                                                                     

    Title XXIII--Air Force                                                 

        850                                                                     

   Overview                                                                

        850                                                                     

          Items of Special Interest                                     

        851                                                                     

   Economic redevelopment, Homestead Air Force Base, Florida               

        851                                                                     

   Improvements to military family housing, Air Force                      

        851                                                                     

          Legislative Provisions Adopted                                

        851                                                                     

      Authorized Air Force construction and land acquisition projects (sec.
   2301)                                                                   
        851                                                                     

   Family housing (sec. 2302)                                              

        851                                                                     

   Improvements to military family housing units (sec. 2303)               

        852                                                                     

   Authorization of appropriations, Air Force (sec. 2304)                  

        852                                                                     

          Legislative Provisions Not Adopted                            

        852                                                                     

      Consolidation of Air Force Research Laboratory Facilities at Rome    
   Research Site, Rome, New York                                           
        852                                                                     

    Title XXIV--Defense Agencies                                           

        852                                                                     

   Overview                                                                

        852                                                                     

          Items of Special Interest                                     

        853                                                                     

      Armed Forces Institute of Pathology Facility, Walter Reed Army       
   Medical Center, Washington, DC                                          
        853                                                                     

          Legislative Provisions Adopted                                

        853                                                                     

      Authorized Defense Agencies construction and land acquisition        
   projects (sec. 2401)                                                    
        853                                                                     

   Improvements to military family housing units (sec. 2402)               

        854                                                                     

   Military Housing Improvement Program (sec. 2403)                        

        854                                                                     

   Energy conservation projects (sec. 2404)                                

        854                                                                     

   Authorization of appropriations, Defense Agencies (sec. 2405)           

        854                                                                     

      Increase in fiscal year 1997 authorization for military construction 
   projects at Pueblo Chemical Activity, Colorado (sec. 2406)              
        854                                                                     

      Condition on obligation of military construction funds for Drug      
   Interdiction and Counter-Drug Activities (sec. 2407)                    
        854                                                                     

       Title XXV--North Atlantic Treaty Organization Security Investment   
   Program                                                                 
        855                                                                     

   Overview                                                                

        855                                                                     

          Legislative Provisions Adopted                                

        855                                                                     

   Authorized NATO construction and land acquisition projects (sec. 2501)  

        855                                                                     

   Authorization of appropriations, NATO (sec. 2502)                       

        855                                                                     

    Title XXVI--Guard and Reserve Forces Facilities                        

        855                                                                     

   Overview                                                                

        855                                                                     

          Legislative Provisions Adopted                                

        856                                                                     

      Authorized Guard and Reserve construction and land acquisition       
   projects (sec. 2601)                                                    
        856                                                                     

      Modification of authority to carry out fiscal year 1998 project (sec.
   2602)                                                                   
        856                                                                     

    Title XXVII--Expiration and Extension of Authorizations                

        856                                                                     

          Legislative Provisions Adopted                                

        856                                                                     

      Expiration of authorizations and amounts required to be specified by 
   law (sec. 2701)                                                         
        856                                                                     

      Extension of authorizations of certain fiscal year 1997 projects     
   (sec. 2702)                                                             
        857                                                                     

      Extension of authorizations of certain fiscal year 1996 projects     
   (sec. 2703)                                                             
        857                                                                     

   Effective date (sec. 2704)                                              

        857                                                                     

    Title XXVIII--General Provisions                                       

        857                                                                     

          Legislative Provisions Adopted                                

        857                                                                     

      Subtitle A--Military Construction Program and Military Family Housing
   Changes                                                                 
        857                                                                     

      Exemption from notice and wait requirements of military construction 
   projects supported by burdensharing funds undertaken for war or national
   emergency (sec. 2801)                                                   
        857                                                                     

   Development of Ford Island, Hawaii (sec. 2802)                          

        858                                                                     

      Expansion of entities eligible to participate in alternative         
   authority for acquisition and improvement of military housing (sec.     
   2803)                                                                   
        859                                                                     

      Restriction on authority to acquire or construct ancillary supporting
   facilities for housing units (sec. 2804)                                
        859                                                                     

      Planning and design for military construction projects for reserve   
   components (sec. 2805)                                                  
        859                                                                     

      Modification of limitations on reserve component facility projects   
   for certain safety projects (sec. 2806)                                 
        859                                                                     

      Sense of Congress on using incremental funding to carry out military 
   construction projects (sec. 2807)                                       
        860                                                                     

   Subtitle B--Real Property and Facilities Administration                 

        860                                                                     

      Extension of authority for lease of real property for special        
   operations activities (sec. 2811)                                       
        860                                                                     

   Enhancement of authority relating to utility privatization (sec. 2812)  

        861                                                                     

      Acceptance of funds to cover administrative expenses relating to     
   certain real property transactions (sec. 2813)                          
        861                                                                     

   Operations of Naval Academy dairy farm (sec. 2814)                      

        861                                                                     

      Study and report on impacts to military readiness of proposed land   
   management changes on public lands in Utah (sec. 2815)                  
        861                                                                     

      Designation of missile intelligence building at Redstone Arsenal,    
   Alabama, as the Richard C. Shelby Center for Missile Intelligence (sec. 
   2816)                                                                   
        862                                                                     

   Subtitle C--Defense Base Closure and Realignment                        

        862                                                                     

   Economic development conveyance of base closure property (sec. 2821)    

        862                                                                     

      Continuation of authority to use Department of Defense Base Closure  
   Account 1990 for activities required to close or realign military       
   installations (sec. 2822)                                               
        863                                                                     

   Subtitle D--Land Conveyances                                            

        864                                                                     

   Part I--Army Conveyances                                                

        864                                                                     

   Transfer of jurisdiction, Fort Sam Houston, Texas (sec. 2831)           

        864                                                                     

   Land exchange, Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois (sec. 2832)                

        864                                                                     

   Land conveyance, Army Reserve Center, Bangor, Maine (sec. 2833)         

        864                                                                     

   Land conveyance, Army Reserve Center, Kankakee, Illinois (sec. 2834)    

        864                                                                     

      Land conveyance, Army Reserve Center, Cannon Falls, Minnesota (sec.  
   2835)                                                                   
        865                                                                     

      Land conveyance, Army Maintenance Support Activity (Marine) Number   
   84, Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania (sec. 2836)                               
        865                                                                     

   Land conveyances, Army docks and related property, Alaska (sec. 2837)   

        865                                                                     

   Land conveyance, Fort Huachuca, Arizona (sec. 2838)                     

        866                                                                     

      Land conveyance, Nike Battery 80 family housing site, East Hanover   
   Township, New Jersey (sec. 2839)                                        
        866                                                                     

      Land conveyances, Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant, Minnesota (sec. 
   2840)                                                                   
        866                                                                     

      Repair and conveyance of Red Butte Dam and Reservoir, Salt Lake City,
   Utah (sec. 2841)                                                        
        866                                                                     

      Modification of land conveyance, Joliet Army Ammunition Plant,       
   Illinois (sec. 2842)                                                    
        867                                                                     

   Part II--Navy Conveyances                                               

        867                                                                     

      Land conveyance, Naval Weapons Industrial Reserve Plant No 387,      
   Dallas, Texas (sec. 2851)                                               
        867                                                                     

      Land conveyance, Marine Corps Air Station, Cherry Point, North       
   Carolina (sec. 2852)                                                    
        868                                                                     

   Land conveyance, Newport, Rhode Island (sec. 2853)                      

        868                                                                     

   Land conveyance, Naval Training Center, Orlando, Florida (sec. 2854)    

        868                                                                     

      One-year delay in demolition of radio transmitting facility towers at
   Naval Station, Annapolis, Maryland, to facilitate transfer of towers    
   (sec. 2855)                                                             
        869                                                                     

      Clarification of land exchange, Naval Reserve Readiness Center,      
   Portland, Maine (sec. 2856)                                             
        869                                                                     

      Revision to lease authority, Naval Air Station, Meridian Mississippi 
   (sec. 2857)                                                             
        869                                                                     

   Land conveyance, Norfolk, Virginia (sec. 2858)                          

        869                                                                     

   Part III--Air Force Conveyances                                         

        870                                                                     

      Land conveyance, Newington Defense Fuel Supply Point, New Hampshire  
   (sec. 2861)                                                             
        870                                                                     

   Land conveyance, Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida (sec. 2862)            

        870                                                                     

   Land conveyance, Port of Anchorage, Alaska (sec. 2863)                  

        871                                                                     

   Land conveyance, Forestport Test Annex, New York (sec. 2864)            

        871                                                                     

      Land conveyance, McClellan Nuclear Radiation Center, California (sec.
   2865)                                                                   
        871                                                                     

   Subtitle E--Other Matters                                               

        871                                                                     

      Acceptance of guarantees in connection with gifts to military service
   academies (sec. 2871)                                                   
        871                                                                     

      Acquisition of State-held inholdings, East Range of Fort Huachuca,   
   Arizona (sec. 2872)                                                     
        872                                                                     

   Enhancement of Pentagon renovation activities (sec. 2873)               

        872                                                                     

   Subtitle F--Expansion of Arlington National Cemetary                    

        872                                                                     

   Expansion of Arlington National Cemetery (secs. 2881 2882)              

        872                                                                     

          Legislative Provisions Not Adopted                            

        873                                                                     

   Contributions for North Atlantic Treaty Organization Security Investment

        873                                                                     

   Defense Chemical Demilitarization Construction Account                  

        873                                                                     

   Future use of Navy Annex property, Arlington, Virginia                  

        874                                                                     

   Land conveyance, Fort Des Moines, Iowa                                  

        874                                                                     

      Land conveyance, Naval and Marine Corps Reserve Center, Orange       
   County, Texas                                                           
        874                                                                     

    Title XXIX--Commission on National Military Museum                     

        875                                                                     

          Legislative Provisions Adopted                                

        875                                                                     

   Commission on the National Military Museum (secs. 2901 2909)            

        875                                                                     

    Title XXX--Military Land Withdrawals                                   

        876                                                                     

   Short title (sec. 3001)                                                 

        877                                                                     

          Legislative Provisions Adopted                                

        877                                                                     

   Subtitle A--Withdrawals Generally                                       

        877                                                                     

   Withdrawals (sec. 3001)                                                 

        877                                                                     

   Maps and legal descriptions (sec. 3012)                                 

        877                                                                     

      Termination of withdrawals in Military Lands Withdrawal Act of 1986  
   (sec. 3013)                                                             
        877                                                                     

   Management of lands (sec. 3014)                                         

        877                                                                     

   Duration of withdrawal and reservation (sec. 3015)                      

        877                                                                     

   Extension of initial withdrawal and reservation (sec. 3016)             

        878                                                                     

   Ongoing decontamination (sec. 3017)                                     

        878                                                                     

   Delegation (sec. 3018)                                                  

        878                                                                     

   Water rights (sec. 3019)                                                

        878                                                                     

   Hunting, fishing, and trapping (sec. 3020)                              

        878                                                                     

   Mining and mineral leasing (sec. 3021)                                  

        878                                                                     

   Use of mineral materials (sec. 3022)                                    

        879                                                                     

   Immunity of United States (sec. 3023)                                   

        879                                                                     

   Subtitle B--Withdrawals in Arizona                                      

        879                                                                     

   Barry M. Goldwater Range, Arizona (sec. 3031)                           

        879                                                                     

      Military use of Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge and Cabeza    
   Prieta Wilderness (sec. 3032)                                           
        880                                                                     

   Maps and legal descriptions (sec. 3033)                                 

        880                                                                     

   Water rights (sec. 3034)                                                

        880                                                                     

   Hunting, fishing, and trapping (sec. 3035)                              

        880                                                                     

   Use of mineral materials (sec. 3036)                                    

        880                                                                     

   Immunity of United States (sec. 3037)                                   

        881                                                                     

   Subtitle C--Authorization of Appropriations                             

        881                                                                     

   Authorization of appropriations (sec. 3041)                             

        881                                                                     

      Division C--Department of Energy National Security Authorizations and
   Other Authorizations                                                    
        881                                                                     

    Title XXXI--Department of Energy National Security Programs            

        881                                                                     

   Overview                                                                

        881                                                                     

          Items of Special Interest                                     

        896                                                                     

   Long-term stewardship plan                                              

        896                                                                     

          Legislative Provisions Adopted                                

        896                                                                     

   Subtitle A--National Security Programs Authorizations                   

        896                                                                     

   Weapons activities (sec. 3101)                                          

        896                                                                     

      Accelerated Strategic Computing Initiative and Stockpile Computing   
   program                                                                 
        897                                                                     

   Inertial Confinement Fusion                                             

        897                                                                     

   Technology partnerships and education                                   

        897                                                                     

   Stockpile management programs                                           

        898                                                                     

   Tritium production                                                      

        898                                                                     

   Defense programs campaigns                                              

        899                                                                     

   Defense environmental restoration and waste management (sec. 3102 )     

        899                                                                     

   Defense facility closure projects                                       

        899                                                                     

   Post-2006 completion                                                    

        900                                                                     

   Technology development                                                  

        900                                                                     

   Program direction                                                       

        900                                                                     

   Columbia River Corridor Initiative                                      

        900                                                                     

   Other defense activities (sec. 3103)                                    

        900                                                                     

   Nonproliferation and national security                                  

        901                                                                     

   Arms control                                                            

        901                                                                     

   Security clearances                                                     

        901                                                                     

   Fissile materials and control disposition                               

        901                                                                     

   International nuclear safety                                            

        901                                                                     

   Worker and community transition                                         

        902                                                                     

   Environment, safety and health defense                                  

        902                                                                     

   Counterintelligence                                                     

        902                                                                     

   Intelligence                                                            

        902                                                                     

   Defense nuclear waste disposal (sec. 3104)                              

        902                                                                     

   Defense environmental management privatization (sec. 3105)              

        902                                                                     

   Subtitle B--Recurring General Provisions                                

        903                                                                     

   Reprogramming (sec. 3121)                                               

        903                                                                     

   Limits on general plant projects (sec. 3122)                            

        903                                                                     

   Limits on construction projects (sec. 3123)                             

        904                                                                     

   Fund transfer authority (sec. 3124)                                     

        904                                                                     

   Authority for conceptual and construction design (sec. 3125)            

        904                                                                     

      Authority for emergency planning, design, and construction activities
   (sec. 3126)                                                             
        904                                                                     

      Funds available for all national security programs of the Department 
   of Energy (sec. 3127)                                                   
        905                                                                     

   Availability of funds (sec. 3128)                                       

        905                                                                     

   Transfers of defense environmental management funds (sec. 3129)         

        905                                                                     

   Subtitle C--Program Authorizations, Restrictions, and Limitations       

        905                                                                     

      Prohibition on use of funds for certain activities under Formerly    
   Utilized Site Remedial Action Program (sec. 3131)                       
        905                                                                     

      Continuation of processing, treatment, and disposition of legacy     
   nuclear materials (sec. 3132)                                           
        906                                                                     

   Nuclear weapons stockpile life extension program (sec. 3133)            

        906                                                                     

   Procedures for meeting tritium production requirements (sec. 3134)      

        906                                                                     

      Independent cost estimate of accelerator production of tritium (sec. 
   3135)                                                                   
        907                                                                     

   Nonproliferation initiatives and activities (sec. 3136)                 

        907                                                                     

      Support of theater ballistic missile defense activities of the       
   Department of Defense (sec. 3137)                                       
        908                                                                     

      Subtitle D--Matters Relating to Safeguards, Security, and            
   Counterintelligence                                                     
        909                                                                     

   Short title (sec. 3141)                                                 

        909                                                                     

      Commission on Safeguards, Security, and Counterintelligence at       
   Department of Energy Facilities (sec. 3142)                             
        909                                                                     

      Background investigations of certain personnel at Department of      
   Energy facilities (sec. 3143)                                           
        910                                                                     

   Conduct of security clearances (sec. 3144)                              

        910                                                                     

      Protection of classified information during laboratory-to-laboratory 
   exchanges (sec. 3145)                                                   
        911                                                                     

      Restrictions on access to national laboratories by foreign visitors  
   from sensitive countries (sec. 3146)                                    
        911                                                                     

      Department of Energy regulations relating to the safeguarding and    
   security of restricted data (sec. 3147)                                 
        913                                                                     

   Increased penalties for misuse of Restricted Data (sec. 3148)           

        914                                                                     

      Supplement to plan for declassification of restricted data and       
   formerly restricted data (sec. 3149)                                    
        914                                                                     

      Notice to congressional committees of certain security and           
   counterintelligence failures within nuclear energy defense programs     
   (sec. 3150)                                                             
        914                                                                     

      Annual report by the President on espionage by the Peoples Republic  
   of China (sec. 3151)                                                    
        915                                                                     

      Report on counterintelligence and security practices at national     
   laboratories (sec. 3152)                                                
        915                                                                     

      Report on security vulnerabilities of national laboratory computers  
   (sec. 3153)                                                             
        916                                                                     

   Department of Energy counterintelligence polygraph program (sec. 3154)  

        916                                                                     

      Definition of national laboratory and nuclear weapons production     
   facility (sec. 3155)                                                    
        917                                                                     

   Definition of Restricted Data (sec. 3156)                               

        917                                                                     

   Subtitle E--Matters Relating to Personnel                               

        917                                                                     

      Extension of authority of Department of Energy to pay voluntary      
   separation incentive payments (sec. 3161)                               
        917                                                                     

      Fellowship program for development of skills critical to the         
   Department of Energy nuclear weapons complex (sec. 3162)                
        918                                                                     

      Maintenance of nuclear weapons expertise in the Department of Defense
   and Department of Energy (sec. 3163)                                    
        919                                                                     

   Whistleblower protection program (sec. 3164)                            

        919                                                                     

   Subtitle F--Other Matters                                               

        920                                                                     

   Requirement for plan to improve reprogramming processes (sec. 3171)     

        920                                                                     

   Integrated fissile materials management plan (sec. 3172)                

        920                                                                     

      Identification in budget materials of amounts for declassification   
   activities and limitation on expenditures for such activities (sec.     
   3173)                                                                   
        921                                                                     

      Sense of Congress regarding technology transfer coordination for     
   Department of Energy national laboratories (sec. 3174)                  
        921                                                                     

      Pilot program for project management oversight regarding Department  
   of Energy construction projects (sec. 3175)                             
        922                                                                     

      Pilot program of Department of Energy to authorize use of prior year 
   unobligated balances for accelerated site cleanup at Rocky Flats        
   Environmental Technology Site, Colorado (sec. 3176)                     
        923                                                                     

      Proposed schedule for shipments of waste from the Rocky Flats        
   Environmental Technology Site, Colorado, to the Waste Isolation Pilot   
   Plant, New Mexico (sec. 3177)                                           
        923                                                                     

      Comptroller General report on closure of Rocky Flats Environmental   
   Technology Site, Colorado (sec. 3178)                                   
        923                                                                     

      Extension of review of Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, New Mexico (sec. 
   3179)                                                                   
        924                                                                     

          Legislative Provisions Not Adopted                            

        924                                                                     

      Civil monetary penalties for violations of Department of Energy      
   regulations relating to the safeguarding and securing of restricted data
        924                                                                     

   Commission on Nuclear Weapons Management                                

        925                                                                     

   Department of Energy counterintelligence cyber security program         

        925                                                                     

   Department of Energy polygraph examinations                             

        925                                                                     

      Investigation and remediation of alleged reprisals for disclosure of 
   certain information to Congress                                         
        925                                                                     

      Modification of laboratory-directed research and development to      
   provide funds for theater ballistic missile defense                     
        926                                                                     

      Report on whether the Department of Energy should continue to        
   maintain nuclear weapons responsibility                                 
        926                                                                     

    Title XXXII--National Nuclear Security Administration                  

        927                                                                     

   Short Title (sec. 3201)                                                 

        927                                                                     

   Under Secretary for Nuclear Security of Department of Energy (sec. 3202)

        928                                                                     

      Establishment of policy for National Nuclear Security Administration 
   (sec. 3203)                                                             
        928                                                                     

      Organization of Department of Energy counterintelligence and         
   intelligence programs and activities (sec. 3204)                        
        928                                                                     

   Subtitle A--Establishment and Organization                              

        928                                                                     

   Establishment and mission (sec. 3211)                                   

        928                                                                     

   Administrator for Nuclear Security (sec. 3212)                          

        929                                                                     

      Status of Administration and contractor personnel within Department  
   of Energy (sec. 3213)                                                   
        929                                                                     

   Deputy Administrator for Defense Programs (sec. 3214)                   

        929                                                                     

   Deputy Administrator for Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation (sec. 3215)   

        930                                                                     

   Deputy Administrator for Naval Reactors (sec. 3216)                     

        930                                                                     

   General Counsel (sec. 3217)                                             

        930                                                                     

   Staff of Administration (sec. 3218)                                     

        930                                                                     

   Subtitle B--Matters Relating to Security                                

        930                                                                     

   Protection of national security information (sec. 3231)                 

        930                                                                     

      Office of Defense Nuclear Counterintelligence and Office of Defense  
   Nuclear Security (sec. 3232)                                            
        930                                                                     

   Counterintelligence programs (sec. 3233)                                

        931                                                                     

      Procedures relating to access by individuals to classified areas and 
   information of Administration (sec. 3234)                               
        932                                                                     

   Government access to information on Administration computers (sec. 3235)

        932                                                                     

   Congressional oversight of special access programs (sec. 3236)          

        933                                                                     

   Subtitle C--Matters Relating to Personnel                               

        933                                                                     

      Authority to establish certain scientific, engineering, and technical
   positions (sec. 3241)                                                   
        933                                                                     

   Voluntary early retirement authority (sec. 3242)                        

        933                                                                     

   Severance pay (sec. 3243)                                               

        933                                                                     

   Continued coverage of health care benefits (sec. 3244)                  

        933                                                                     

   Subtitle D--Budget and Financial Management                             

        933                                                                     

   Separate treatment in budget (sec. 3251)                                

        933                                                                     

   Planning, programming, and budgeting process (sec. 3252)                

        934                                                                     

   Future-years nuclear security program (sec. 3253)                       

        934                                                                     

   Subtitle E--Miscellaneous Provisions                                    

        935                                                                     

   Environmental protection, safety, and health requirements (sec. 3261)   

        935                                                                     

   Compliance with federal acquisition regulation (sec. 3262)              

        935                                                                     

   Sharing of technology with Department of Defense (sec. 3263)            

        935                                                                     

      Use of capabilities of national security laboratories by entities    
   outside administration (sec. 3264)                                      
        935                                                                     

   Subtitle F--Definitions                                                 

        935                                                                     

   Definitions (sec. 3281)                                                 

        935                                                                     

      Subtitle G--Amendatory Provisions, Transition Provisions, and        
   Effective Dates                                                         
        935                                                                     

   Functions transferred (sec. 3291)                                       

        935                                                                     

   Transfer of funds and employees (sec. 3292)                             

        935                                                                     

   Pay levels (sec. 3293)                                                  

        936                                                                     

   Conforming amendments (sec. 3294)                                       

        936                                                                     

   Transition provisions (sec. 3295)                                       

        936                                                                     

   Applicability of pre-existing laws and regulations (sec. 3296)          

        936                                                                     

   Report containing implementation plan of Secretary of Energy (sec. 3297)

        936                                                                     

   Classification in United States Code (sec. 3298)                        

        936                                                                     

   Effective dates (sec. 3299)                                             

        936                                                                     

    Title XXXIII--Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board                  

        937                                                                     

   Legislative Provisions Adopted                                          

        937                                                                     

   Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (sec. 3301)                     

        937                                                                     

    Title XXXIV--National Defense Stockpile                                

        937                                                                     

   Legislative Provisions Adopted                                          

        937                                                                     

   Authorized uses of stockpile funds (sec. 3401)                          

        937                                                                     

   Disposal of certain materials in National Defense Stockpile (sec. 3402) 

        937                                                                     

      Limitations on previous authority for disposal of stockpile materials
   (sec. 3403)                                                             
        937                                                                     

   Legislative Provisions Not Adopted                                      

        937                                                                     

   Definitions                                                             

        937                                                                     

    Title XXXV--Panama Canal Commission                                    

        938                                                                     

   Legislative Provisions Adopted                                          

        938                                                                     

   Short title (sec. 3501)                                                 

        938                                                                     

   Authorization of expenditures (sec. 3502)                               

        938                                                                     

   Purchase of vehicles (sec. 3503)                                        

        938                                                                     

   Office of Transition Administration (sec. 3504)                         

        938                                                                     

   Expenditures only in accordance with treaties (sec. 3505)               

        939                                                                     

    Title XXXVI--Maritime Administration                                   

        939                                                                     

   Legislative Provisions Adopted                                          

        939                                                                     

   Short title (sec. 3601)                                                 

        939                                                                     

   Authorization of appropriations for fiscal year 2000 (sec. 3602)        

        939                                                                     

   Extension of war risk insurance authority (sec. 3603)                   

        939                                                                     

   Ownership of the Jeremiah O'Brien (sec. 3604)                           

        939                                                                     

   Legislative Provisions Not Adopted                                      

        939                                                                     

   Amendments to title XI of the Merchant Marine Act, 1936                 

        939                                                                     


                                                                         

106 th Congress                                                         

Report                                                                  

                                                                            

                                                                             

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES                                                

1st Session                                                             

106 301                                                                 

                                                                        



       NATIONAL DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION ACT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2000                 



                                                                         

 August  6 (legislative day,  August  5), 1999.--Ordered to be printed   

                                                                         

 Mr.  Spence , from the committee of conference, submitted the following 

 CONFERENCE REPORT                                                       

 [To accompany S. 1059]                                                  


       The committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two     
   Houses on the amendment of the House to the bill (S. 1059), to authorize
   appropriations for fiscal year 2000 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,      
   having met, after full and free conference, have agreed to recommend and
   do recommend to their respective Houses as follows:                     
       That the Senate recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the
   House and agreed to the same with an amendment as follows:              
       In lieu of the matter proposed to be inserted by the House          
   amendment, insert the following:                                        

          SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.                                                 

     This Act may be cited as the ``National Defense Authorization Act for
  Fiscal Year 2000''.                                                     
          SEC. 2. ORGANIZATION OF ACT INTO DIVISIONS; TABLE OF CONTENTS.          

     (a) Divisions.--This Act is organized into three divisions as        
  follows:                                                                
     (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     
  follows:                                                                


      Sec. 1. Short title.                                                    

      Sec. 2. Organization of Act into divisions; table of contents.          

      Sec. 3. Congressional defense committees defined.                       



                      DIVISION A--DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE AUTHORIZATIONS            



                                    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.                                      

                                  SUBTITLE B--ARMY PROGRAMS                       

      Sec. 111. Multiyear procurement authority for certain Army programs.    

            Sec. 112. Procurement requirements for the Family of Medium       
      Tactical Vehicles.                                                      
      Sec. 113. Army aviation modernization.                                  

      Sec. 114. Multiple Launch Rocket System.                                

            Sec. 115. Extension of pilot program on sales of manufactured     
      articles and services of certain Army industrial facilities without     
      regard to availability from domestic sources.                           
            Sec. 116. Extension of authority to carry out Armament Retooling  
      and Manufacturing Support Initiative.                                   
                                  SUBTITLE C--NAVY PROGRAMS                       

      Sec. 121. F/A 18E/F Super Hornet aircraft program.                      

      Sec. 122. Arleigh Burke class destroyer program.                        

            Sec. 123. Repeal of requirement for annual report from            
      shipbuilders under certain nuclear attack submarine programs.           
      Sec. 124. LHD 8 amphibious assault ship program.                        

      Sec. 125. D-5 missile program.                                          

                               SUBTITLE D--AIR FORCE PROGRAMS                     

      Sec. 131. F 22 aircraft program.                                        

            Sec. 132. Replacement options for conventional air-launched cruise
      missile.                                                                
            Sec. 133. Procurement of firefighting equipment for the Air       
      National Guard and the Air Force Reserve.                               
      Sec. 134. F 16 tactical manned reconnaisance aircraft.                  

                     SUBTITLE E--CHEMICAL STOCKPILE DESTRUCTION PROGRAM           

            Sec. 141. Destruction of existing stockpile of lethal chemical    
      agents and munitions.                                                   
            Sec. 142. Comptroller General report on anticipated effects of    
      proposed changes in operation of storage sites for lethal chemical      
      agents and munitions.                                                   
                    TITLE II--RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, TEST, AND EVALUATION         

                         SUBTITLE A--AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS              

      Sec. 201. Authorization of appropriations.                              

      Sec. 202. Amount for basic and applied research.                        

               SUBTITLE B--PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS, RESTRICTIONS, AND LIMITATIONS    

            Sec. 211. Collaborative program to evaluate and demonstrate       
      advanced technologies for advanced capability combat vehicles.          
            Sec. 212. Sense of Congress regarding defense science and         
      technology program.                                                     
      Sec. 213. Micro-satellite technology development program.               

      Sec. 214. Space control technology.                                     

      Sec. 215. Space maneuver vehicle program.                               

      Sec. 216. Manufacturing technology program.                             

            Sec. 217. Revision to limitations on high altitude endurance      
      unmanned vehicle program.                                               

                            SUBTITLE C--BALLISTIC MISSILE DEFENSE                 

      Sec. 231. Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) low program.              

      Sec. 232. Theater missile defense upper tier acquisition strategy.      

            Sec. 233. Acquisition strategy for Theater High-Altitude Area     
      Defense (THAAD) system.                                                 
      Sec. 234. Space-based laser program.                                    

      Sec. 235. Criteria for progression of airborne laser program.           

            Sec. 236. Sense of Congress regarding ballistic missile defense   
      technology funding.                                                     
      Sec. 237. Report on national missile defense.                           

                SUBTITLE D--RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT FOR LONG-TERM MILITARY       
                                  CAPABILITIES                                    
      Sec. 241. Quadrennial report on emerging operational concepts.          

      Sec. 242. Technology area review and assessment.                        

            Sec. 243. Report by Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition,   
      Technology, and Logistics.                                              
            Sec. 244. DARPA program for award of competitive prizes to        
      encourage development of advanced technologies.                         
            Sec. 245. Additional pilot program for revitalizing Department of 
      Defense laboratories.                                                   
                                  SUBTITLE E--OTHER MATTERS                       

            Sec. 251. Development of Department of Defense laser master plan  
      and execution of solid state laser program.                             
      Sec. 252. Report on Air Force distributed mission training.             

                            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. Transfer to Defense Working Capital Funds to support    
      Defense Commissary Agency.                                              
               SUBTITLE B--PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS, RESTRICTIONS, AND LIMITATIONS    

      Sec. 311. Armed Forces Emergency Services.                              

            Sec. 312. Replacement of nonsecure tactical radios of the 82nd    
      Airborne Division.                                                      
      Sec. 313. Large medium-speed roll-on/roll-off (LMSR) program.           

            Sec. 314. Contributions for Spirit of Hope endowment fund of      
      United Service Organizations, Incorporated.                             
                            SUBTITLE C--ENVIRONMENTAL PROVISIONS                  

            Sec. 321. Extension of limitation on payment of fines and         
      penalties using funds in environmental restoration accounts.            
            Sec. 322. Modification of requirements for annual reports on      
      environmental compliance activities.                                    
            Sec. 323. Defense environmental technology program and investment 
      control process for environmental technologies.                         
            Sec. 324. Modification of membership of Strategic Environmental   
      Research and Development Program Council.                               
            Sec. 325. Extension of pilot program for sale of air pollution    
      emission reduction incentives.                                          
            Sec. 326. Reimbursement for certain costs in connection with      
      Fresno Drum Superfund Site, Fresno, California.                         
            Sec. 327. Payment of stipulated penalties assessed under CERCLA in
      connection with F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming.                    
      Sec. 328. Remediation of asbestos and lead-based paint.                 

            Sec. 329. Release of information to foreign countries regarding   
      any environmental contamination at former United States military        
      installations in those countries.                                       
      Sec. 330. Toussaint River ordnance mitigation study.                    

                             SUBTITLE D--DEPOT-LEVEL ACTIVITIES                   

            Sec. 331. Sales of articles and services of defense industrial    
      facilities to purchasers outside the Department of Defense.             
            Sec. 332. Contracting authority for defense working capital funded
      industrial facilities.                                                  
            Sec. 333. Annual reports on expenditures for performance of       
      depot-level maintenance and repair workloads by public and private      
      sectors.                                                                
            Sec. 334. Applicability of competition requirement in contracting 
      out workloads performed by depot-level activities of Department of      
      Defense.                                                                
            Sec. 335. Treatment of public sector winning bidders for contracts
      for performance of depot-level maintenance and repair workloads formerly
      performed at certain military installations.                            
            Sec. 336. Additional matters to be reported before prime vendor   
      contract for depot-level maintenance and repair is entered into.        
               SUBTITLE E--PERFORMANCE OF FUNCTIONS BY PRIVATE-SECTOR SOURCES     

            Sec. 341. Reduced threshold for consideration of effect on local  
      community of changing defense functions to private sector performance.  
      Sec. 342. Congressional notification of A 76 cost comparison waivers.   

            Sec. 343. Report on use of employees of non-Federal entities to   
      provide services to Department of Defense.                              
      Sec. 344. Evaluation of total system performance responsibility program.

            Sec. 345. Sense of Congress regarding process for modernization of
      Army computer services.                                                 
                          SUBTITLE F--DEFENSE DEPENDENTS EDUCATION                

            Sec. 351. Assistance to local educational agencies that benefit   
      dependents of members of the Armed Forces and Department of Defense     
      civilian employees.                                                     
            Sec. 352. Unified school boards for all Department of Defense     
      Domestic Dependent Schools in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and Guam. 
            Sec. 353. Continuation of enrollment at Department of Defense     
      domestic dependent elementary and secondary schools.                    
            Sec. 354. Technical amendments to Defense Dependents' Education   
      Act of 1978.                                                            
                            SUBTITLE G--MILITARY READINESS ISSUES                 

      Sec. 361. Independent study of military readiness reporting system.     

            Sec. 362. Independent study of Department of Defense secondary    
      inventory and parts shortages.                                          
      Sec. 363. Report on inventory and control of military equipment.        

            Sec. 364. Comptroller General study of adequacy of Department     
      restructured sustainment and reengineered logistics product support     
      practices.                                                              
            Sec. 365. Comptroller General review of real property maintenance 
      and its effect on readiness.                                            
            Sec. 366. Establishment of logistics standards for sustained      
      military operations.                                                    
                          SUBTITLE H--INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ISSUES               

            Sec. 371. Discretionary authority to install telecommunication    
      equipment for persons performing voluntary services.                    
            Sec. 372. Authority for disbursing officers to support use of     
      automated teller machines on naval vessels for financial transactions.  
      Sec. 373. Use of Smart Card technology in the Department of Defense.    

            Sec. 374. Report on defense use of Smart Card as PKI              
      authentication device carrier.                                          
                                  SUBTITLE I--OTHER MATTERS                       

            Sec. 381. Authority to lend or donate obsolete or condemned rifles
      for funeral and other ceremonies.                                       
      Sec. 382. Extension of warranty claims recovery pilot program.          

            Sec. 383. Preservation of historic buildings and grounds at United
      States Soldiers' and Airmen's Home, District of Columbia.               
            Sec. 384. Clarification of land conveyance authority, United      
      States Soldiers' and Airmen's Home.                                     
            Sec. 385. Treatment of Alaska, Hawaii, and Guam in defense        
      household goods moving programs.                                        
                         TITLE IV--MILITARY PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATIONS              

                                  SUBTITLE A--ACTIVE FORCES                       

      Sec. 401. End strengths for active forces.                              

      Sec. 402. Revision in permanent end strength minimum levels.            

                                 SUBTITLE B--RESERVE FORCES                       

      Sec. 411. End strengths for Selected Reserve.                           

            Sec. 412. End strengths for Reserves on active duty in support of 
      the Reserves.                                                           
      Sec. 413. End strengths for military technicians (dual status).         

            Sec. 414. Increase in numbers of members in certain grades        
      authorized to be on active duty in support of the Reserves.             
      Sec. 415. Selected Reserve end strength flexibility.                    

                         SUBTITLE C--AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS              

      Sec. 421. Authorization of appropriations for military personnel.       

                             TITLE V--MILITARY PERSONNEL POLICY                   

                            SUBTITLE A--OFFICER PERSONNEL POLICY                  

      Sec. 501. Temporary authority for recall of retired aviators.           

            Sec. 502. Increase in maximum number of officers authorized to be 
      on active-duty list in frocked grades of brigadier general and rear     
      admiral (lower half).                                                   
            Sec. 503. Reserve officers requesting or otherwise causing        
      nonselection for promotion.                                             
            Sec. 504. Minimum grade of officers eligible to serve on boards of
      inquiry.                                                                
            Sec. 505. Minimum selection of warrant officers for promotion from
      below the promotion zone.                                               
            Sec. 506. Increase in threshold period of active duty for         
      applicability of restriction on holding of civil office by retired      
      regular officers and reserve officers.                                  
            Sec. 507. Exemption of retiree council members from recalled      
      retiree limits.                                                         
      Sec. 508. Technical amendments relating to joint duty assignments.      

            Sec. 509. Three-year extension of requirement for competition for 
      joint 4-star officer positions.                                         
                       SUBTITLE B--RESERVE COMPONENT PERSONNEL POLICY             

            Sec. 511. Continuation of officers on reserve active-status list  
      to complete disciplinary action.                                        
            Sec. 512. Authority to order reserve component members to active  
      duty to complete a medical evaluation.                                  
            Sec. 513. Exclusion of reserve officers on educational delay from 
      eligibility for consideration for promotion.                            
            Sec. 514. Extension of period for retention of reserve component  
      majors and lieutenant commanders who twice fail of selection for        
      promotion.                                                              
      Sec. 515. Computation of years of service exclusion.                    

      Sec. 516. Retention of reserve component chaplains until age 67.        

            Sec. 517. Expansion and codification of authority for             
      space-required travel on military aircraft for reserves performing      
      inactive-duty training outside the continental United States.           
                               SUBTILE C--MILITARY TECHNICIANS                    

      Sec. 521. Revision to military technician (dual status) law.            

      Sec. 522. Civil service retirement of technicians.                      

      Sec. 523. Revision to non-dual status technicians statute.              

            Sec. 524. Revision to authorities relating to National Guard      
      technicians.                                                            
      Sec. 525. Effective date.                                               

            Sec. 526. Secretary of Defense review of Army technician costing  
      process.                                                                
            Sec. 527. Fiscal year 2000 limitation on number of non-dual status
      technicians.                                                            
                                SUBTITLE D--SERVICE ACADEMIES                     

      Sec. 531. Strength limitations at the service academies.                

      Sec. 532. Superintendents of the service academies.                     

            Sec. 533. Dean of Academic Board, United States Military Academy  
      and Dean of the Faculty, United States Air Force Academy.               
            Sec. 534. Waiver of reimbursement of expenses for instruction at  
      service academies of persons from foreign countries.                    
            Sec. 535. Expansion of foreign exchange programs of the service   
      academies.                                                              
                             SUBTITLE E--EDUCATION AND TRAINING                   

            Sec. 541. Establishment of a Department of Defense international  
      student program at the senior military colleges.                        
            Sec. 542. Authority for Army War College to award degree of master
      of strategic studies.                                                   
      Sec. 543. Authority for Air University to confer graduate-level degrees.

            Sec. 544. Reserve credit for participation in health professions  
      scholarship and financial assistance program.                           
            Sec. 545. Permanent authority for ROTC scholarships for graduate  
      students.                                                               
            Sec. 546. Increase in monthly subsistence allowance for Senior    
      ROTC cadets selected for advanced training.                             
      Sec. 547. Contingent funding increase for Junior ROTC program.          

            Sec. 548. Change from annual to biennial reporting under the      
      reserve component Montgomery GI bill.                                   
            Sec. 549. Recodification and consolidation of statutes denying    
      Federal grants and contracts by certain departments and agencies to     
      institutions of higher education that prohibit senior ROTC units or     
      military recruiting on campus.                                          
            Sec. 550. Accrual funding for Coast Guard Montgomery GI bill      
      liabilities.                                                            
                          SUBTITLE F--RESERVE COMPONENT MANAGEMENT                

            Sec. 551. Financial assistance program for pursuit of degrees by  
      officer candidates in Marine Corps Platoon Leaders Class program.       
      Sec. 552. Options to improve recruiting for the Army Reserve.           

            Sec. 553. Joint duty assignments for reserve component general and
      flag officers.                                                          
            Sec. 554. Grade of chiefs of reserve components and additional    
      general officers at the National Guard Bureau.                          
      Sec. 555. Duties of Reserves on active duty in support of the Reserves. 

            Sec. 556. Repeal of limitation on number of Reserves on full-time 
      active duty in support of preparedness for responses to emergencies     
      involving weapons of mass destruction.                                  
      Sec. 557. Establishment of Office of the Coast Guard Reserve.           

            Sec. 558. Report on use of National Guard facilities and          
      infrastructure for support of provision of services to veterans.        
                     SUBTITLE G--DECORATIONS, AWARDS, AND COMMENDATIONS           

            Sec. 561. Waiver of time limitations for award of certain         
      decorations to certain persons.                                         
            Sec. 562. Authority for award of Medal of Honor to Alfred Rascon  
      for valor during the Vietnam conflict.                                  
            Sec. 563. Elimination of current backlog of requests for          
      replacement of military decorations.                                    
      Sec. 564. Retroactive award of Navy Combat Action Ribbon.               

            Sec. 565. Sense of Congress concerning Presidential unit citation 
      for crew of the U.S.S. Indianapolis.                                    
                         SUBTITLE H--MATTERS RELATING TO RECRUITING               

            Sec. 571. Access to secondary school students for military        
      recruiting purposes.                                                    
            Sec. 572. Increased authority to extend delayed entry period for  
      enlistments of persons with no prior military service.                  
      Sec. 573. Army College First pilot program.                             

      Sec. 574. Use of recruiting materials for public relations purposes.    

                       SUBTITLE I--MATTERS RELATING TO MISSING PERSONS            

            Sec. 575. Nondisclosure of debriefing information on certain      
      missing persons previously returned to United States control.           
            Sec. 576. Recovery and identification of remains of certain World 
      War II servicemen lost in Pacific Theater of Operations.                
                                  SUBTITLE J--OTHER MATTERS                       

            Sec. 577. Authority for special courts-martial to impose sentences
      to confinement and forfeitures of pay of up to one year.                
      Sec. 578. Funeral honors details for funerals of veterans.              

            Sec. 579. Purpose and funding limitations for National Guard      
      Challenge program.                                                      
      Sec. 580. Department of Defense Starbase program.                       

            Sec. 581. Survey of members leaving military service on attitudes 
      toward military service.                                                
            Sec. 582. Service review agencies covered by professional staffing
      requirement.                                                            
            Sec. 583. Participation of members in management of organizations 
      abroad that promote international understanding.                        
            Sec. 584. Support for expanded child care services and youth      
      program services for dependents.                                        
            Sec. 585. Report and regulations on Department of Defense policies
      on protecting the confidentiality of communications with professionals  
      providing therapeutic or related services regarding sexual or domestic  
      abuse.                                                                  
      Sec. 586. Members under burdensome personnel tempo.                     

                                SUBTITLE K--DOMESTIC VIOLENCE                     

      Sec. 591. Defense task force on domestic violence.                      

            Sec. 592. Incentive program for improving responses to domestic   
      violence involving members of the Armed Forces and military family      
      members.                                                                
            Sec. 593. Uniform Department of Defense policies for responses to 
      domestic violence.                                                      
            Sec. 594. Central Department of Defense database on domestic      
      violence incidents.                                                     
                     TITLE VI--COMPENSATION AND OTHER PERSONNEL BENEFITS          

                               SUBTITLE A--PAY AND ALLOWANCES                     

            Sec. 601. Fiscal year 2000 increase in military basic pay and     
      reform of basic pay rates.                                              
      Sec. 602. Pay increases for fiscal years 2001 through 2006.             

            Sec. 603. Additional amount available for fiscal year 2000        
      increase in basic allowance for housing inside the United States.       
                     SUBTITLE B--BONUSES AND SPECIAL AND INCENTIVE PAYS           

            Sec. 611. Extension of certain bonuses and special pay authorities
      for reserve forces.                                                     
            Sec. 612. Extension of certain bonuses and special pay authorities
      for nurse officer candidates, registered nurses, and nurse anesthetists.
            Sec. 613. Extension of authorities relating to payment of other   
      bonuses and special pays.                                               
            Sec. 614. Amount of aviation career incentive pay for air battle  
      managers.                                                               
            Sec. 615. Expansion of authority to provide special pay to        
      aviation career officers extending period of active duty.               
            Sec. 616. Additional special pay for board certified veterinarians
      in the Armed Forces and Public Health Service.                          
      Sec. 617. Diving duty special pay.                                      

      Sec. 618. Reenlistment bonus.                                           

      Sec. 619. Enlistment bonus.                                             

      Sec. 620. Selected Reserve enlistment bonus.                            

            Sec. 621. Special pay for members of the Coast Guard Reserve      
      assigned to high priority units of the Selected Reserve.                
            Sec. 622. Reduced minimum period of enlistment in Army in critical
      skill for eligibility for enlistment bonus.                             
            Sec. 623. Eligibility for reserve component prior service         
      enlistment bonus upon attaining a critical skill.                       
            Sec. 624. Increase in special pay and bonuses for                 
      nuclear-qualified officers.                                             
            Sec. 625. Increase in maximum monthly rate authorized for foreign 
      language proficiency pay.                                               
            Sec. 626. Authorization of retention bonus for special warfare    
      officers extending periods of active duty.                              
      Sec. 627. Authorization of surface warfare officer continuation pay.    

      Sec. 628. Authorization of career enlisted flyer incentive pay.         

      Sec. 629. Authorization of judge advocate continuation pay.             

                      SUBTITLE C--TRAVEL AND TRANSPORTATION ALLOWANCES            

            Sec. 631. Provision of lodging in kind for Reservists performing  
      training duty and not otherwise entitled to travel and transportation   
      allowances.                                                             
            Sec. 632. Payment of temporary lodging expenses for members making
      their first permanent change of station.                                
            Sec. 633. Destination airport for emergency leave travel to       
      continental United States.                                              
                               SUBTITLE D--RETIRED PAY REFORM                     

            Sec. 641. Redux retired pay system applicable only to members     
      electing new 15-year career status bonus.                               
      Sec. 642. Authorization of 15-year career status bonus.                 

      Sec. 643. Conforming amendments.                                        

      Sec. 644. Effective date.                                               

            SUBTITLE E--OTHER MATTERS RELATING TO MILITARY RETIREES AND SURVIVORS 

            Sec. 651. Repeal of reduction in retired pay for military retirees
      employed in civilian positions.                                         
            Sec. 652. Presentation of United States flag to retiring members  
      of the uniformed services not previously covered.                       
            Sec. 653. Disability retirement or separation for certain members 
      with pre-existing conditions.                                           
            Sec. 654. Credit toward paid-up SBP coverage for months covered by
      make-up premium paid by persons electing SBP coverage during special    
      open enrollment period.                                                 
            Sec. 655. Paid-up coverage under Retired Serviceman's Family      
      Protection Plan.                                                        
            Sec. 656. Extension of authority for payment of annuities to      
      certain military surviving spouses.                                     
            Sec. 657. Effectuation of intended SBP annuity for former spouse  
      when not elected by reason of untimely death of retiree.                
            Sec. 658. Special compensation for severely disabled uniformed    
      services retirees.                                                      
              SUBTITLE F--ELIGIBILITY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE THRIFT SAVINGS PLAN   

      Sec. 661. Participation in thrift savings plan.                         

      Sec. 662. Special retention initiative.                                 

      Sec. 663. Effective date.                                               

                                  SUBTITLE G--OTHER MATTERS                       

      Sec. 671. Payment for unused leave in conjunction with a reenlistment.  

            Sec. 672. Clarification of per diem eligibility for military      
      technicians (dual status) serving on active duty without pay outside the
      United States.                                                          
            Sec. 673. Annual report on effects of initiatives on recruitment  
      and retention.                                                          
      Sec. 674. Overseas special supplemental food program.                   

            Sec. 675. Tuition assistance for members deployed in a contingency
      operation.                                                              
            Sec. 676. Administration of Selected Reserve education loan       
      repayment program for Coast Guard Reserve.                              
            Sec. 677. Sense of Congress regarding treatment under Internal    
      Revenue Code of members receiving hostile fire or imminent danger       
      special pay during contingency operations.                              
                              TITLE VII--HEALTH CARE PROVISIONS                   

                              SUBTITLE A--HEALTH CARE SERVICES                    

      Sec. 701. Pharmacy benefits program.                                    

      Sec. 702. Provision of chiropractic health care.                        

            Sec. 703. Provision of domiciliary and custodial care for certain 
      CHAMPUS beneficiaries.                                                  
      Sec. 704. Enhancement of dental benefits for retirees.                  

            Sec. 705. Medical and dental care for certain members incurring   
      injuries on inactive-duty training.                                     
            Sec. 706. Health care at former uniformed services treatment      
      facilities for active duty members stationed at certain remote          
      locations.                                                              
      Sec. 707. Open enrollment demonstration program.                        

                                 SUBTITLE B--TRICARE PROGRAM                      

            Sec. 711. Expansion and revision of authority for dental programs 
      for dependents and reserves.                                            
            Sec. 712. Improvement of access to health care under the TRICARE  
      program.                                                                
      Sec. 713. Improvements to claims processing under the TRICARE program.  

      Sec. 714. Authority to waive certain TRICARE deductibles.               

      Sec. 715. TRICARE beneficiary counseling and assistance coordinators.   

            Sec. 716. Improvement of TRICARE management; improvements to      
      third-party payer collection program.                                   
            Sec. 717. Comparative report on health care coverage under the    
      TRICARE program.                                                        
                                  SUBTITLE C--OTHER MATTERS                       

            Sec. 721. Forensic pathology investigations by Armed Forces       
      Medical Examiner.                                                       
      Sec. 722. Best value contracting.                                       

      Sec. 723. Health care quality information and technology enhancement.   

            Sec. 724. Joint telemedicine and telepharmacy demonstration       
      projects by the Department of Defense and Department of Veterans        
      Affairs.                                                                
      Sec. 725. Program-year stability in health care benefits.               

      Sec. 726. Study on joint operations for the Defense Health Program.     

      Sec. 727. Trauma training center.                                       

            Sec. 728. Sense of Congress regarding automatic enrollment of     
      medicare-eligible beneficiaries in the TRICARE Senior Prime             
      demonstration project.                                                  
            TITLE VIII--ACQUISITION POLICY, ACQUISITION MANAGEMENT, AND RELATED   
                                     MATTERS                                      
           SUBTITLE A--AMENDMENTS TO GENERAL CONTRACTING AUTHORITIES, PROCEDURES, 
                                 AND LIMITATIONS                                  
      Sec. 801. Authority to carry out certain prototype projects.            

      Sec. 802. Streamlined applicability of cost accounting standards.       

      Sec. 803. Sale, exchange, and waiver authority for coal and coke.       

      Sec. 804. Guidance on use of task order and delivery order contracts.   

            Sec. 805. Clarification of definition of commercial items with    
      respect to associated services.                                         
            Sec. 806. Use of special simplified procedures for purchases of   
      commercial items in excess of the simplified acquisition threshold.     
            Sec. 807. Repeal of termination of provision of credit towards    
      subcontracting goals for purchases benefiting severely handicapped      
      persons.                                                                
            Sec. 808. Contract goal for small disadvantaged businesses and    
      certain institutions of higher education.                               
      Sec. 809. Required reports for certain multiyear contracts.             

                                  SUBTITLE B--OTHER MATTERS                       

      Sec. 811. Mentor-Protege Program improvements.                          

            Sec. 812. Program to increase business innovation in defense      
      acquisition programs.                                                   
      Sec. 813. Incentives to produce innovative new technologies.            

      Sec. 814. Pilot program for commercial services.                        

            Sec. 815. Expansion of applicability of requirement to make       
      certain procurements from small arms production industrial base.        
            Sec. 816. Compliance with existing law regarding purchases of     
      equipment and products.                                                 
            Sec. 817. Extension of test program for negotiation of            
      comprehensive small business subcontracting plans.                      
            Sec. 818. Extension of interim reporting rule for certain         
      procurements less than $100,000.                                        
            Sec. 819. Inspector General review of compliance with Buy American
      Act in purchases of strength training equipment.                        
            Sec. 820. Report on options for accelerated acquisition of        
      precision munitions.                                                    
            Sec. 821. Technical amendment to prohibition on release of        
      contractor proposals under the Freedom of Information Act.              
                 TITLE IX--DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT      

                    SUBTITLE A--DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE STRATEGIC PLANNING          

      Sec. 901. Permanent requirement for Quadrennial Defense Review.         

            Sec. 902. Minimum interval for updating and revising Department of
      Defense strategic plan.                                                 
                       SUBTITLE B--DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ORGANIZATION             

            Sec. 911. Responsibility for logistics and sustainment functions  
      of the Department of Defense.                                           
            Sec. 912. Enhancement of technology security program of Department
      of Defense.                                                             
      Sec. 913. Efficient utilization of defense laboratories.                

      Sec. 914. Center for the Study of Chinese Military Affairs.             

            Sec. 915. Authority for acceptance by Asia-Pacific Center for     
      Security Studies of foreign gifts and donations.                        
                              SUBTITLE C--PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT                    

            Sec. 921. Revisions to limitations on number of personnel assigned
      to major Department of Defense headquarters activities.                 
      Sec. 922. Defense acquisition workforce reductions.                     

            Sec. 923. Monitoring and reporting requirements regarding         
      operations tempo and personnel tempo.                                   
            Sec. 924. Administration of defense reform initiative enterprise  
      program for military manpower and personnel information.                
            Sec. 925. Payment of tuition for education and training of members
      in defense acquisition workforce.                                       
                                  SUBTITLE D--OTHER MATTERS                       

            Sec. 931. Additional matters for annual reports on joint          
      warfighting experimentation.                                            
            Sec. 932. Oversight of Department of Defense activities to combat 
      terrorism.                                                              
            Sec. 933. Responsibilities and accountability for certain         
      financial management functions.                                         
      Sec. 934. Management of Civil Air Patrol.                               

                                 TITLE X--GENERAL PROVISIONS                      

                                SUBTITLE A--FINANCIAL MATTERS                     

      Sec. 1001. Transfer authority.                                          

      Sec. 1002. Incorporation of classified annex.                           

            Sec. 1003. Authorization of emergency supplemental appropriations 
      for fiscal year 1999.                                                   
            Sec. 1004. Supplemental appropriations request for operations in  
      Yugoslavia.                                                             
            Sec. 1005. United States contribution to NATO common-funded       
      budgets in fiscal year 2000.                                            
            Sec. 1006. Limitation on funds for Bosnia peacekeeping operations 
      for fiscal year 2000.                                                   
      Sec. 1007. Second biennial financial management improvement plan.       

            Sec. 1008. Waiver authority for requirement that electronic       
      transfer of funds be used for Department of Defense payments.           
            Sec. 1009. Single payment date for invoice for various subsistence
      items.                                                                  
            Sec. 1010. Payment of foreign licensing fees out of proceeds of   
      sale of maps, charts, and navigational books.                           
                           SUBTITLE B--NAVAL VESSELS AND SHIPYARDS                

            Sec. 1011. Revision to congressional notice-and-wait period       
      required before transfer of a vessel stricken from the Naval Vessel     
      Register.                                                               
      Sec. 1012. Authority to consent to retransfer of former naval vessel.   

      Sec. 1013. Report on naval vessel force structure requirements.         

            Sec. 1014. Auxiliary vessels acquisition program for the          
      Department of Defense.                                                  
      Sec. 1015. National Defense Features program.                           

            Sec. 1016. Sales of naval shipyard articles and services to       
      nuclear ship contractors.                                               
      Sec. 1017. Transfer of naval vessel to foreign country.                 

            Sec. 1018. Authority to transfer naval vessels to certain foreign 
      countries.                                                              
             SUBTITLE C--SUPPORT FOR CIVILIAN LAW ENFORCEMENT AND COUNTER DRUG    
                                   ACTIVITIES                                     
            Sec. 1021. Modification of limitation on funding assistance for   
      procurement of equipment for the National Guard for drug interdiction   
      and counter-drug activities.                                            
            Sec. 1022. Temporary extension to certain naval aircraft of Coast 
      Guard authority for drug interdiction activities.                       
            Sec. 1023. Military assistance to civil authorities to respond to 
      act or threat of terrorism.                                             
            Sec. 1024. Condition on development of forward operating locations
      for United States Southern Command counter-drug detection and monitoring
      flights.                                                                
            Sec. 1025. Annual report on United States military activities in  
      Colombia.                                                               
            Sec. 1026. Report on use of radar systems for counter-drug        
      detection and monitoring.                                               
            Sec. 1027. Plan regarding assignment of military personnel to     
      assist Immigration and Naturalization Service and Customs Service.      
                  SUBTITLE D--MISCELLANEOUS REPORT REQUIREMENTS AND REPEALS       

      Sec. 1031. Preservation of certain defense reporting requirements.      

      Sec. 1032. Repeal of certain reporting requirements not preserved.      

            Sec. 1033. Reports on risks under National Military Strategy and  
      combatant command requirements.                                         
            Sec. 1034. Report on lift and prepositioned support requirements  
      to support National Military Strategy.                                  
            Sec. 1035. Report on assessments of readiness to execute the      
      National Military Strategy.                                             
      Sec. 1036. Report on Rapid Assessment and Initial Detection teams.      

            Sec. 1037. Report on unit readiness of units considered to be     
      assets of Consequence Management Program Integration Office.            
            Sec. 1038. Analysis of relationship between threats and budget    
      submission for fiscal year 2001.                                        
      Sec. 1039. Report on NATO defense capabilities initiative.              

            Sec. 1040. Report on motor vehicle violations by operators of     
      official Army vehicles.                                                 
                              SUBTITLE E--INFORMATION SECURITY                    

            Sec. 1041. Identification in budget materials of amounts for      
      declassification activities and limitation on expenditures for such     
      activities.                                                             
            Sec. 1042. Notice to congressional committees of certain security 
      and counterintelligence failures within defense programs.               
      Sec. 1043. Information Assurance Initiative.                            

            Sec. 1044. Nondisclosure of information on personnel of overseas, 
      sensitive, or routinely deployable units.                               
            Sec. 1045. Nondisclosure of certain operational files of the      
      National Imagery and Mapping Agency.                                    
                       SUBTITLE F--MEMORIAL OBJECTS AND COMMEMORATIONS            

            Sec. 1051. Moratorium on the return of veterans memorial objects  
      to foreign nations without specific authorization in law.               
      Sec. 1052. Program to commemorate 50th anniversary of the Korean War.   

      Sec. 1053. Commemoration of the victory of freedom in the Cold War.     

                                  SUBTITLE G--OTHER MATTERS                       

            Sec. 1061. Defense Science Board task force on use of television  
      and radio as a propaganda instrument in time of military conflict.      
      Sec. 1062. Assessment of electromagnetic spectrum reallocation.         

            Sec. 1063. Extension and reauthorization of Defense Production Act
      of 1950.                                                                
      Sec. 1064. Performance of threat and risk assessments.                  

      Sec. 1065. Chemical agents used for defensive training.                 

      Sec. 1066. Technical and clerical amendments.                           

            Sec. 1067. Amendments to reflect name change of Committee on      
      National Security of the House of Representatives to Committee on Armed 
      Services.                                                               
                     TITLE XI--DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE CIVILIAN PERSONNEL           

            Sec. 1101. Accelerated implementation of voluntary early          
      retirement authority.                                                   
            Sec. 1102. Increase of pay cap for nonappropriated fund senior    
      executive employees.                                                    
            Sec. 1103. Restoration of leave of emergency essential employees  
      serving in a combat zone.                                               
            Sec. 1104. Extension of certain temporary authorities to provide  
      benefits for employees in connection with defense workforce reductions  
      and restructuring.                                                      
            Sec. 1105. Leave without loss of benefits for military reserve    
      technicians on active duty in support of combat operations.             
            Sec. 1106. Expansion of Guard-and-Reserve purposes for which leave
      under section 6323 of title 5, United States Code, may be used.         
      Sec. 1107. Work schedules and premium pay of service academy faculty.   

            Sec. 1108. Salary schedules and related benefits for faculty and  
      staff of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.      
            Sec. 1109. Exemption of defense laboratory employees from certain 
      workforce management restrictions.                                      
                        TITLE XII--MATTERS RELATING TO OTHER NATIONS              

               SUBTITLE A--MATTERS RELATING TO THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA     

            Sec. 1201. Limitation on military-to-military exchanges and       
      contacts with Chinese People's Liberation Army.                         
            Sec. 1202. Annual report on military power of the People's        
      Republic of China.                                                      
                         SUBTITLE B--MATTERS RELATING TO THE BALKANS              

            Sec. 1211. Department of Defense report on the conduct of         
      Operation Allied Force and associated relief operations.                
            Sec. 1212. Sense of Congress regarding the need for vigorous      
      prosecution of war crimes, genocide, and crimes against humanity in the 
      former Republic of Yugoslavia.                                          
                    SUBTITLE C--MATTERS RELATING TO NATO AND OTHER ALLIES         

      Sec. 1221. Legal effect of the new Strategic Concept of NATO.           

            Sec. 1222. Report on allied capabilities to contribute to major   
      theater wars.                                                           
            Sec. 1223. Attendance at professional military education schools  
      by military personnel of the new member nations of NATO.                
                                  SUBTITLE D--OTHER MATTERS                       

            Sec. 1231. Multinational economic embargoes against governments in
      armed conflict with the United States.                                  
            Sec. 1232. Limitation on deployment of Armed Forces in Haiti      
      during fiscal year 2000 and congressional notice of deployments to      
      Haiti.                                                                  
      Sec. 1233. Report on the security situation on the Korean peninsula.    

            Sec. 1234. Sense of Congress regarding the continuation of        
      sanctions against Libya.                                                
            Sec. 1235. Sense of Congress and report on disengaging from       
      noncritical overseas missions involving United States combat forces.    
             TITLE XIII--COOPERATIVE THREAT REDUCTION WITH STATES OF THE FORMER   
                                  SOVIET UNION                                    
            Sec. 1301. Specification of Cooperative Threat Reduction programs 
      and funds.                                                              
      Sec. 1302. Funding allocations.                                         

      Sec. 1303. Prohibition on use of funds for specified purposes.          

            Sec. 1304. Limitations on use of funds for fissile material       
      storage facility.                                                       
      Sec. 1305. Limitation on use of funds for chemical weapons destruction. 

      Sec. 1306. Limitation on use of funds until submission of report.       

            Sec. 1307. Limitation on use of funds until submission of         
      multiyear plan.                                                         
      Sec. 1308. Requirement to submit report.                                

      Sec. 1309. Report on Expanded Threat Reduction Initiative.              

      Sec. 1310. Limitation on use of funds until submission of certification.

            Sec. 1311. Period covered by annual report on accounting for      
      United States assistance under Cooperative Threat Reduction programs.   
      Sec. 1312. Russian nonstrategic nuclear arms.                           

                        TITLE XIV--PROLIFERATION AND EXPORT CONTROLS              

            Sec. 1401. Adherence of People's Republic of China to Missile     
      Technology Control Regime.                                              
            Sec. 1402. Annual report on transfers of militarily sensitive     
      technology to countries of concern.                                     
      Sec. 1403. Resources for export license functions.                      

      Sec. 1404. Security in connection with satellite export licensing.      

            Sec. 1405. Reporting of technology transmitted to People's        
      Republic of China and of foreign launch security violations.            
            Sec. 1406. Report on national security implications of exporting  
      high-performance computers to the People's Republic of China.           
            Sec. 1407. End-use verification for use by People's Republic of   
      China of high-performance computers.                                    
      Sec. 1408. Enhanced multilateral export controls.                       

      Sec. 1409. Enhancement of activities of Defense Threat Reduction Agency.

            Sec. 1410. Timely notification of licensing decisions by the      
      Department of State.                                                    
            Sec. 1411. Enhanced intelligence consultation on satellite license
      applications.                                                           
            Sec. 1412. Investigations of violations of export controls by     
      United States satellite manufacturers.                                  
                   TITLE XV--ARMS CONTROL AND COUNTERPROLIFERATION MATTERS        

            Sec. 1501. Revision to limitation on retirement or dismantlement  
      of strategic nuclear delivery systems.                                  
      Sec. 1502. Sense of Congress on strategic arms reductions.              

      Sec. 1503. Report on strategic stability under START III.               

      Sec. 1504. Counterproliferation Program Review Committee.               

            Sec. 1505. Support of United Nations-sponsored efforts to inspect 
      and monitor Iraqi weapons activities.                                   
                         TITLE XVI--NATIONAL SECURITY SPACE MATTERS               

                         SUBTITLE A--SPACE TECHNOLOGY GUIDE; REPORTS              

      Sec. 1601. Space technology guide.                                      

      Sec. 1602. Report on vulnerabilities of United States space assets.     

      Sec. 1603. Report on space launch failures.                             

      Sec. 1604. Report on Air Force space launch facilities.                 

                        SUBTITLE B--COMMERCIAL SPACE LAUNCH SERVICES              

            Sec. 1611. Sense of Congress regarding United States-Russian      
      cooperation in commercial space launch services.                        
            Sec. 1612. Sense of Congress concerning United States commercial  
      space launch capacity.                                                  
           SUBTITLE C--COMMISSION TO ASSESS UNITED STATES NATIONAL SECURITY SPACE 
                           MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATION                            
      Sec. 1621. Establishment of commission.                                 

      Sec. 1622. Duties of commission.                                        

      Sec. 1623. Report.                                                      

      Sec. 1624. Assessment by the Secretary of Defense.                      

      Sec. 1625. Powers.                                                      

      Sec. 1626. Commission procedures.                                       

      Sec. 1627. Personnel matters.                                           

      Sec. 1628. Miscellaneous administrative provisions.                     

      Sec. 1629. Funding.                                                     

      Sec. 1630. Termination of the commission.                               

                           TITLE XVII--TROOPS-TO-TEACHERS PROGRAM                 

      Sec. 1701. Short title; definitions.                                    

      Sec. 1702. Authorization of Troops-to-Teachers Program.                 

      Sec. 1703. Eligible members of the Armed Forces.                        

      Sec. 1704. Selection of participants.                                   

      Sec. 1705. Stipend and bonus for participants.                          

      Sec. 1706. Participation by States.                                     

      Sec. 1707. Termination of original program; transfer of functions.      

      Sec. 1708. Reporting requirements.                                      

      Sec. 1709. Funds for fiscal year 2000.                                  


                      DIVISION B--MILITARY CONSTRUCTION AUTHORIZATIONS            


      Sec. 2001. Short title.                                                 

                                       TITLE XXI--ARMY                            

      Sec. 2101. Authorized Army construction and land acquisition projects.  

      Sec. 2102. Family housing.                                              

      Sec. 2103. Improvements to military family housing units.               

      Sec. 2104. Authorization of appropriations, Army.                       

                                      TITLE XXII--NAVY                            

      Sec. 2201. Authorized Navy construction and land acquisition projects.  

      Sec. 2202. Family housing.                                              

      Sec. 2203. Improvements to military family housing units.               

      Sec. 2204. Authorization of appropriations, Navy.                       

            Sec. 2205. Modification of authority to carry out fiscal year 1997
      project.                                                                
            Sec. 2206. Authorization to accept electrical substation          
      improvements, Guam.                                                     
                                   TITLE XXIII--AIR FORCE                         

            Sec. 2301. Authorized Air Force construction and land acquisition 
      projects.                                                               
      Sec. 2302. Family housing.                                              

      Sec. 2303. Improvements to military family housing units.               

      Sec. 2304. Authorization of appropriations, Air Force.                  

                                TITLE XXIV--DEFENSE AGENCIES                      

            Sec. 2401. Authorized Defense Agencies construction and land      
      acquisition projects.                                                   
      Sec. 2402. Improvements to military family housing units.               

      Sec. 2403. Military housing improvement program.                        

      Sec. 2404. Energy conservation projects.                                

      Sec. 2405. Authorization of appropriations, Defense Agencies.           

            Sec. 2406. Increase in fiscal year 1997 authorization for military
      construction projects at Pueblo Chemical Activity, Colorado.            
            Sec. 2407. Condition on obligation of military construction funds 
      for drug interdiction and counter-drug activities.                      
             TITLE XXV--NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION SECURITY INVESTMENT    
                                     PROGRAM                                      
      Sec. 2501. Authorized NATO construction and land acquisition projects.  

      Sec. 2502. Authorization of appropriations, NATO.                       

                       TITLE XXVI--GUARD AND RESERVE FORCES FACILITIES            

            Sec. 2601. Authorized Guard and Reserve construction and land     
      acquisition projects.                                                   
            Sec. 2602. Modification of authority to carry out fiscal year 1998
      project.                                                                
                   TITLE XXVII--EXPIRATION AND EXTENSION OF AUTHORIZATIONS        

            Sec. 2701. Expiration of authorizations and amounts required to be
      specified by law.                                                       
            Sec. 2702. Extension of authorizations of certain fiscal year 1997
      projects.                                                               
            Sec. 2703. Extension of authorizations of certain fiscal year 1996
      projects.                                                               
      Sec. 2704. Effective date.                                              

                              TITLE XXVIII--GENERAL PROVISIONS                    

           SUBTITLE A--MILITARY CONSTRUCTION PROGRAM AND MILITARY FAMILY HOUSING  
                                     CHANGES                                      
            Sec. 2801. Exemption from notice and wait requirements of military
      construction projects supported by burdensharing funds undertaken for   
      war or national emergency.                                              
      Sec. 2802. Development of Ford Island, Hawaii.                          

            Sec. 2803. Expansion of entities eligible to participate in       
      alternative authority for acquisition and improvement of military       
      housing.                                                                
            Sec. 2804. Restriction on authority to acquire or construct       
      ancillary supporting facilities for housing units.                      
            Sec. 2805. Planning and design for military construction projects 
      for reserve components.                                                 
            Sec. 2806. Modification of limitations on reserve component       
      facility projects for certain safety projects.                          
            Sec. 2807. Sense of Congress on use of incremental funding to     
      carry out military construction projects.                               
                   SUBTITLE B--REAL PROPERTY AND FACILITIES ADMINISTRATION        

            Sec. 2811. Extension of authority for lease of real property for  
      special operations activities.                                          
      Sec. 2812. Enhancement of authority relating to utility privatization.  

            Sec. 2813. Acceptance of funds to cover administrative expenses   
      relating to certain real property transactions.                         
      Sec. 2814. Operations of Naval Academy dairy farm.                      

            Sec. 2815. Study and report on impacts to military readiness of   
      proposed land management changes on public lands in Utah.               
            Sec. 2816. Designation of missile intelligence building at        
      Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, as the Richard C. Shelby Center for Missile  
      Intelligence.                                                           
                      SUBTITLE C--DEFENSE BASE CLOSURE AND REALIGNMENT            

      Sec. 2821. Economic development conveyances of base closure property.   

            Sec. 2822. Continuation of authority to use Department of Defense 
      Base Closure Account 1990 for activities required to close or realign   
      military installations.                                                 
                                SUBTITLE D--LAND CONVEYANCES                      

                                  PART I--ARMY CONVEYANCES                        

      Sec. 2831. Transfer of jurisdiction, Fort Sam Houston, Texas.           

      Sec. 2832. Land exchange, Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois.                

      Sec. 2833. Land conveyance, Army Reserve Center, Bangor, Maine.         

      Sec. 2834. Land conveyance, Army Reserve Center, Kankakee, Illinois.    

            Sec. 2835. Land conveyance, Army Reserve Center, Cannon Falls,    
      Minnesota.                                                              
            Sec. 2836. Land conveyance, Army Maintenance Support Activity     
      (Marine) Number 84, Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania.                          
      Sec. 2837. Land conveyances, Army docks and related property, Alaska.   

      Sec. 2838. Land conveyance, Fort Huachuca, Arizona.                     

            Sec. 2839. Land conveyance, Nike Battery 80 family housing site,  
      East Hanover Township, New Jersey.                                      
            Sec. 2840. Land conveyances, Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant,   
      Minnesota.                                                              
            Sec. 2841. Repair and conveyance of Red Butte Dam and Reservoir,  
      Salt Lake City, Utah.                                                   
            Sec. 2842. Modification of land conveyance, Joliet Army Ammunition
      Plant, Illinois.                                                        
                                 PART II--NAVY CONVEYANCES                        

            Sec. 2851. Land conveyance, Naval Weapons Industrial Reserve Plant
      No. 387, Dallas, Texas.                                                 
            Sec. 2852. Land conveyance, Marine Corps Air Station, Cherry      
      Point, North Carolina.                                                  
      Sec. 2853. Land conveyance, Newport, Rhode Island.                      

      Sec. 2854. Land conveyance, Naval Training Center, Orlando, Florida.    

            Sec. 2855. One-year delay in demolition of radio transmitting     
      facility towers at Naval Station, Annapolis, Maryland, to facilitate    
      conveyance of towers.                                                   
            Sec. 2856. Clarification of land exchange, Naval Reserve Readiness
      Center, Portland, Maine.                                                
            Sec. 2857. Revision to lease authority, Naval Air Station,        
      Meridian, Mississippi.                                                  
      Sec. 2858. Land conveyances, Norfolk, Virginia.                         

                              PART III--AIR FORCE CONVEYANCES                     

            Sec. 2861. Land conveyance, Newington Defense Fuel Supply Point,  
      New Hampshire.                                                          
      Sec. 2862. Land conveyance, Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida.            

      Sec. 2863. Land conveyance, Port of Anchorage, Alaska.                  

      Sec. 2864. Land conveyance, Forestport Test Annex, New York.            

            Sec. 2865. Land conveyance, McClellan Nuclear Radiation Center,   
      California.                                                             
                                  SUBTITLE E--OTHER MATTERS                       

            Sec. 2871. Acceptance of guarantees in connection with gifts to   
      military service academies.                                             
            Sec. 2872. Acquisition of State-held inholdings, east range of    
      Fort Huachuca, Arizona.                                                 
      Sec. 2873. Enhancement of Pentagon renovation activities.               

                    SUBTITLE F--EXPANSION OF ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY          

      Sec. 2881. Transfer from Navy Annex, Arlington, Virginia.               

      Sec. 2882. Transfer from Fort Myer, Arlington, Virginia.                

                     TITLE XXIX--COMMISSION ON NATIONAL MILITARY MUSEUM           

      Sec. 2901. Establishment.                                               

      Sec. 2902. Duties of Commission.                                        

      Sec. 2903. Report.                                                      

      Sec. 2904. Powers.                                                      

      Sec. 2905. Commission procedures.                                       

      Sec. 2906. Personnel matters.                                           

      Sec. 2907. Miscellaneous administrative provisions.                     

      Sec. 2908. Funding.                                                     

      Sec. 2909. Termination of Commission.                                   

                            TITLE XXX--MILITARY LAND WITHDRAWALS                  

      Sec. 3001. Short title.                                                 

                              SUBTITLE A--WITHDRAWALS GENERALLY                   

      Sec. 3011. Withdrawals.                                                 

      Sec. 3012. Maps and legal descriptions.                                 

            Sec. 3013. Termination of withdrawals in Military Lands Withdrawal
      Act of 1986.                                                            
      Sec. 3014. Management of lands.                                         

      Sec. 3015. Duration of withdrawal and reservation.                      

      Sec. 3016. Extension of initial withdrawal and reservation.             

      Sec. 3017. Ongoing decontamination.                                     

      Sec. 3018. Delegation.                                                  

      Sec. 3019. Water rights.                                                

      Sec. 3020. Hunting, fishing, and trapping.                              

      Sec. 3021. Mining and mineral leasing.                                  

      Sec. 3022. Use of mineral materials.                                    

      Sec. 3023. Immunity of United States.                                   

                             SUBTITLE B--WITHDRAWALS IN ARIZONA                   

      Sec. 3031. Barry M. Goldwater Range, Arizona.                           

            Sec. 3032. Military use of Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge 
      and Cabeza Prieta Wilderness.                                           
      Sec. 3033. Maps and legal description.                                  

      Sec. 3034. Water rights.                                                

      Sec. 3035. Hunting, fishing, and trapping.                              

      Sec. 3036. Use of mineral materials.                                    

      Sec. 3037. Immunity of United States.                                   

                         SUBTITLE C--AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS              

      Sec. 3041. Authorization of appropriations.                             


           DIVISION C--DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY NATIONAL SECURITY AUTHORIZATIONS AND  
                              OTHER AUTHORIZATIONS                                

                 TITLE XXXI--DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY NATIONAL SECURITY PROGRAMS      

                    SUBTITLE A--NATIONAL SECURITY PROGRAMS AUTHORIZATIONS         

      Sec. 3101. Weapons activities.                                          

      Sec. 3102. Defense environmental restoration and waste management.      

      Sec. 3103. Other defense activities.                                    

      Sec. 3104. Defense nuclear waste disposal.                              

      Sec. 3105. Defense environmental management privatization.              

                          SUBTITLE B--RECURRING GENERAL PROVISIONS                

      Sec. 3121. Reprogramming.                                               

      Sec. 3122. Limits on general plant projects.                            

      Sec. 3123. Limits on construction projects.                             

      Sec. 3124. Fund transfer authority.                                     

      Sec. 3125. Authority for conceptual and construction design.            

            Sec. 3126. Authority for emergency planning, design, and          
      construction activities.                                                
            Sec. 3127. Funds available for all national security programs of  
      the Department of Energy.                                               
      Sec. 3128. Availability of funds.                                       

      Sec. 3129. Transfers of defense environmental management funds.         

              SUBTITLE C--PROGRAM AUTHORIZATIONS, RESTRICTIONS, AND LIMITATIONS   

            Sec. 3131. Prohibition on use of funds for certain activities     
      under formerly utilized site remedial action program.                   
            Sec. 3132. Continuation of processing, treatment, and disposition 
      of legacy nuclear materials.                                            
      Sec. 3133. Nuclear weapons stockpile life extension program.            

      Sec. 3134. Procedures for meeting tritium production requirements.      

            Sec. 3135. Independent cost estimate of accelerator production of 
      tritium.                                                                
      Sec. 3136. Nonproliferation initiatives and activities.                 

            Sec. 3137. Support of theater ballistic missile defense activities
      of the Department of Defense.                                           
                 SUBTITLE D--MATTERS RELATING TO SAFEGUARDS, SECURITY, AND        
                               COUNTERINTELLIGENCE                                
      Sec. 3141. Short title.                                                 

            Sec. 3142. Commission on Safeguards, Security, and                
      Counterintelligence at Department of Energy facilities.                 
            Sec. 3143. Background investigations of certain personnel at      
      Department of Energy facilities.                                        
      Sec. 3144. Conduct of security clearances.                              

            Sec. 3145. Protection of classified information during            
      laboratory-to-laboratory exchanges.                                     
            Sec. 3146. Restrictions on access to national laboratories by     
      foreign visitors from sensitive countries.                              
            Sec. 3147. Department of Energy regulations relating to the       
      safeguarding and security of Restricted Data.                           
      Sec. 3148. Increased penalties for misuse of Restricted Data.           

            Sec. 3149. Supplement to plan for declassification of Restricted  
      Data and formerly Restricted Data.                                      
            Sec. 3150. Notice to congressional committees of certain security 
      and counterintelligence failures within nuclear energy defense programs.
            Sec. 3151. Annual report by the President on espionage by the     
      People's Republic of China.                                             
            Sec. 3152. Report on counterintelligence and security practices at
      national laboratories.                                                  
            Sec. 3153. Report on security vulnerabilities of national         
      laboratory computers.                                                   
      Sec. 3154. Counterintelligence polygraph program.                       

            Sec. 3155. Definitions of national laboratory and nuclear weapons 
      production facility.                                                    
      Sec. 3156. Definition of Restricted Data.                               

                          SUBTITLE E--MATTERS RELATING TO PERSONNEL               

            Sec. 3161. Extension of authority of Department of Energy to pay  
      voluntary separation incentive payments.                                
            Sec. 3162. Fellowship program for development of skills critical  
      to the Department of Energy nuclear weapons complex.                    
            Sec. 3163. Maintenance of nuclear weapons expertise in the        
      Department of Defense and Department of Energy.                         
      Sec. 3164. Whistleblower protection program.                            

                                  SUBTITLE F--OTHER MATTERS                       

      Sec. 3171. Requirement for plan to improve reprogramming processes.     

      Sec. 3172. Integrated fissile materials management plan.                

            Sec. 3173. Identification in budget materials of amounts for      
      declassification activities and limitation on expenditures for such     
      activities.                                                             
            Sec. 3174. Sense of Congress regarding technology transfer        
      coordination for Department of Energy national laboratories.            
            Sec. 3175. Pilot program for project management oversight         
      regarding Department of Energy construction projects.                   
            Sec. 3176. Pilot program of Department of Energy to authorize use 
      of prior year unobligated balances for accelerated site cleanup at Rocky
      Flats Environmental Technology Site, Colorado.                          
            Sec. 3177. Proposed schedule for shipments of waste from Rocky    
      Flats Environmental Technology Site, Colorado, to Waste Isolation Pilot 
      Plant, New Mexico.                                                      
            Sec. 3178. Comptroller General report on closure of Rocky Flats   
      Environmental Technology Site, Colorado.                                
            Sec. 3179. Extension of review of Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, New
      Mexico.                                                                 
                    TITLE XXXII--NATIONAL NUCLEAR SECURITY ADMINISTRATION         

      Sec. 3201. Short title.                                                 

      Sec. 3202. Under Secretary for Nuclear Security of Department of Energy.

            Sec. 3203. Establishment of policy for National Nuclear Security  
      Administration.                                                         
            Sec. 3204. Organization of Department of Energy                   
      counterintelligence and intelligence programs and activities.           
                         SUBTITLE A--ESTABLISHMENT AND ORGANIZATION               

      Sec. 3211. Establishment and mission.                                   

      Sec. 3212. Administrator for Nuclear Security.                          

            Sec. 3213. Status of Administration and contractor personnel      
      within Department of Energy.                                            
      Sec. 3214. Deputy Administrator for Defense Programs.                   

      Sec. 3215. Deputy Administrator for Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation.   

      Sec. 3216. Deputy Administrator for Naval Reactors.                     

      Sec. 3217. General Counsel.                                             

      Sec. 3218. Staff of Administration.                                     

                          SUBTITLE B--MATTERS RELATING TO SECURITY                

      Sec. 3231. Protection of national security information.                 

            Sec. 3232. Office of Defense Nuclear Counterintelligence and      
      Office of Defense Nuclear Security.                                     
      Sec. 3233. Counterintelligence programs.                                

            Sec. 3234. Procedures relating to access by individuals to        
      classified areas and information of Administration.                     
      Sec. 3235. Government access to information on Administration computers.

      Sec. 3236. Congressional oversight of special access programs.          

                          SUBTITLE C--MATTERS RELATING TO PERSONNEL               

            Sec. 3241. Authority to establish certain scientific, engineering,
      and technical positions.                                                
      Sec. 3242. Voluntary early retirement authority.                        

      Sec. 3243. Severance pay.                                               

      Sec. 3244. Continued coverage of health care benefits.                  

                         SUBTITLE D--BUDGET AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT              

      Sec. 3251. Separate treatment in budget.                                

      Sec. 3252. Planning, programming, and budgeting process.                

      Sec. 3253. Future-years nuclear security program.                       

                            SUBTITLE E--MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS                  

      Sec. 3261. Environmental protection, safety, and health requirements.   

      Sec. 3262. Compliance with Federal Acquisition Regulation.              

      Sec. 3263. Sharing of technology with Department of Defense.            

            Sec. 3264. Use of capabilities of national security laboratories  
      by entities outside Administration.                                     
                                   SUBTITLE F--DEFINITIONS                        

      Sec. 3281. Definitions.                                                 

           SUBTITLE G--AMENDATORY PROVISIONS, TRANSITION PROVISIONS, AND EFFECTIVE
                                      DATES                                       
      Sec. 3291. Functions transferred.                                       

      Sec. 3292. Transfer of funds and employees.                             

      Sec. 3293. Pay levels.                                                  

      Sec. 3294. Conforming amendments.                                       

      Sec. 3295. Transition provisions.                                       

      Sec. 3296. Applicability of preexisting laws and regulations.           

      Sec. 3297. Report containing implementation plan of Secretary of Energy.

      Sec. 3298. Classification in United States Code.                        

      Sec. 3299. Effective dates.                                             

                    TITLE XXXIII--DEFENSE NUCLEAR FACILITIES SAFETY BOARD         

      Sec. 3301. Authorization.                                               

                           TITLE XXXIV--NATIONAL DEFENSE STOCKPILE                

      Sec. 3401. Authorized uses of stockpile funds.                          

      Sec. 3402. Disposal of certain materials in National Defense Stockpile. 

            Sec. 3403. Limitations on previous authority for disposal of      
      stockpile materials.                                                    
                             TITLE XXXV--PANAMA CANAL COMMISSION                  

      Sec. 3501. Short title.                                                 

      Sec. 3502. Authorization of expenditures.                               

      Sec. 3503. Purchase of vehicles.                                        

      Sec. 3504. Office of Transition Administration.                         

      Sec. 3505. Expenditures only in accordance with treaties.               

                            TITLE XXXVI--MARITIME ADMINISTRATION                  

      Sec. 3601. Short title.                                                 

      Sec. 3602. Authorization of appropriations for fiscal year 2000.        

      Sec. 3603. Extension of war risk insurance authority.                   

      Sec. 3604. Ownership of the JEREMIAH O'BRIEN.                           


          SEC. 3. CONGRESSIONAL DEFENSE COMMITTEES DEFINED.                       

     For purposes of this Act, the term ``congressional defense           
  committees'' means--                                                    
       (1) the Committee on Armed Services and the Committee on            
   Appropriations of the Senate; and                                       
       (2) the Committee on Armed Services and the Committee on            
   Appropriations of the House of Representatives.                         

           DIVISION A--DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE AUTHORIZATIONS                        

           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.                                      

                                  SUBTITLE B--ARMY PROGRAMS                       

      Sec. 111. Multiyear procurement authority for certain Army programs.    

            Sec. 112. Procurement requirements for the Family of Medium       
      Tactical Vehicles.                                                      
      Sec. 113. Army aviation modernization.                                  

      Sec. 114. Multiple Launch Rocket System.                                

            Sec. 115. Extension of pilot program on sales of manufactured     
      articles and services of certain Army industrial facilities without     
      regard to availability from domestic sources.                           
            Sec. 116. Extension of authority to carry out Armament Retooling  
      and Manufacturing Support Initiative.                                   
                                  SUBTITLE C--NAVY PROGRAMS                       

      Sec. 121. F/A 18E/F Super Hornet aircraft program.                      

      Sec. 122. Arleigh Burke class destroyer program.                        

            Sec. 123. Repeal of requirement for annual report from            
      shipbuilders under certain nuclear attack submarine programs.           
      Sec. 124. LHD 8 amphibious assault ship program.                        

      Sec. 125. D-5 missile program.                                          

                               SUBTITLE D--AIR FORCE PROGRAMS                     

      Sec. 131. F 22 aircraft program.                                        

            Sec. 132. Replacement options for conventional air-launched cruise
      missile.                                                                
            Sec. 133. Procurement of firefighting equipment for the Air       
      National Guard and the Air Force Reserve.                               
      Sec. 134. F 16 tactical manned reconnaisance aircraft.                  

                     SUBTITLE E--CHEMICAL STOCKPILE DESTRUCTION PROGRAM           

            Sec. 141. Destruction of existing stockpile of lethal chemical    
      agents and munitions.                                                   
            Sec. 142. Comptroller General report on anticipated effects of    
      proposed changes in operation of storage sites for lethal chemical      
      agents and munitions.                                                   

           Subtitle A--Authorization of Appropriations                             

          SEC. 101. ARMY.                                                         

     Funds are hereby authorized to be appropriated for fiscal year 2000  
  for procurement for the Army as follows:                                
     (1) For aircraft, $1,459,688,000.                                     

     (2) For missiles, $1,258,298,000.                                     

     (3) For weapons and tracked combat vehicles, $1,571,665,000.          

     (4) For ammunition, $1,215,216,000.                                   

     (5) For other procurement, $3,662,921,000.                            

          SEC. 102. NAVY AND MARINE CORPS.                                        

     (a) Navy.--Funds are hereby authorized to be appropriated for fiscal 
  year 2000 for procurement for the Navy as follows:                      
     (1) For aircraft, $8,798,784,000.                                     

     (2) For weapons, including missiles and torpedoes, $1,417,100,000.    

     (3) For shipbuilding and conversion, $7,016,454,000.                  

     (4) For other procurement, $4,266,891,000.                            

     (b) Marine Corps.--Funds are hereby authorized to be appropriated for
  fiscal year 2000 for procurement for the Marine Corps in the amount of  
  $1,296,970,000.                                                         
     (c) Navy and Marine Corps Ammunition.--Funds are hereby authorized to
  be appropriated for fiscal year 2000 for procurement of ammunition for  
  the Navy and the Marine Corps in the amount of $534,700,000.            
          SEC. 103. AIR FORCE.                                                    

     Funds are hereby authorized to be appropriated for fiscal year 2000  
  for procurement for the Air Force as follows:                           
     (1) For aircraft, $9,758,886,000.                                     

     (2) For missiles, $2,395,608,000.                                     

     (3) For ammunition, $467,537,000.                                     

     (4) For other procurement, $7,158,527,000.                            

          SEC. 104. DEFENSE-WIDE ACTIVITIES.                                      

     Funds are hereby authorized to be appropriated for fiscal year 2000  
  for Defense-wide procurement in the amount of $2,345,168,000.           
          SEC. 105. RESERVE COMPONENTS.                                           

     Funds are hereby authorized to be appropriated for fiscal year 2000  
  for procurement of aircraft, vehicles, communications equipment, and    
  other equipment for the reserve components of the Armed Forces as       
  follows:                                                                
     (1) For the Army National Guard, $10,000,000.                         

     (2) For the Air National Guard, $10,000,000.                          

     (3) For the Army Reserve, $10,000,000.                                

     (4) For the Naval Reserve, $10,000,000.                               

     (5) For the Air Force Reserve, $10,000,000.                           

     (6) For the Marine Corps Reserve, $10,000,000.                        

          SEC. 106. DEFENSE INSPECTOR GENERAL.                                    

     Funds are hereby authorized to be appropriated for fiscal year 2000  
  for procurement for the Inspector General of the Department of Defense  
  in the amount of $2,100,000.                                            
          SEC. 107. CHEMICAL DEMILITARIZATION PROGRAM.                            

     There is hereby authorized to be appropriated for fiscal year 2000   
  the amount of $1,024,000,000 for--                                      
       (1) the destruction of lethal chemical agents and munitions in      
   accordance with section 1412 of the Department of Defense Authorization 
   Act, 1986 (50 U.S.C. 1521); and                                         
       (2) the destruction of chemical warfare materiel of the United      
   States that is not covered by section 1412 of such Act.                 
          SEC. 108. DEFENSE HEALTH PROGRAMS.                                      

     Funds are hereby authorized to be appropriated for fiscal year 2000  
  for the Department of Defense for procurement for carrying out health   
  care programs, projects, and activities of the Department of Defense in 
  the total amount of $356,970,000.                                       

           Subtitle B--Army Programs                                               

          SEC. 111. MULTIYEAR PROCUREMENT AUTHORITY FOR CERTAIN ARMY PROGRAMS.    

     Beginning with the fiscal year 2000 program year, the Secretary of   
  the Army may, in accordance with section 2306b of title 10, United      
  States Code, enter into multiyear contracts for procurement of the      
  following:                                                              
     (1) The Javelin missile system.                                       

     (2) M2A3 Bradley fighting vehicles.                                   

     (3) AH 64D Apache Longbow attack helicopters.                         

       (4) The M1A2 Abrams main battle tank upgrade program combined with  
   the Heavy Assault Bridge program.                                       
                    SEC. 112. PROCUREMENT REQUIREMENTS FOR THE FAMILY OF MEDIUM   
          TACTICAL VEHICLES.                                                      
    (a)  Requirements.--The Secretary of the Army--                       

       (1) shall use competitive procedures for the award of any contract  
   for procurement of vehicles under the Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles
   program after completion of the multiyear procurement contract for      
   procurement of vehicles under that program that was awarded on October  
   14, 1998; and                                                           
       (2) may not award a contract to establish a second-source contractor
   for procurement of the vehicles under the Family of Medium Tactical     
   Vehicles program that are covered by the multiyear procurement contract 
   for that program that was awarded on October 14, 1998.                  
     (b) Repeal.--Section 112 of the Strom Thurmond National Defense      
  Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1999 (Public Law 105 261; 112 Stat.   
  1937) is repealed.                                                      
          SEC. 113. ARMY AVIATION MODERNIZATION.                                  

     (a) Helicopter Force Modernization Plan.--The Secretary of the Army  
  shall submit to the congressional defense committees a comprehensive    
  plan for the modernization of the Army's helicopter forces.             
     (b) Required Elements.--The helicopter force modernization plan shall
  include provisions for the following:                                   
     (1) For the AH 64D Apache Longbow program--                           

       (A) restoration of the original procurement objective of the program
   to the procurement of 747 aircraft and at least 227 fire control radars;
       (B) qualification and training of reserve component pilots as       
   augmentation crews to ensure 24 hour warfighting capability in deployed 
   attack helicopter units; and                                            
       (C) fielding of a sufficient number of aircraft in reserve component
   aviation units to implement the provisions of the plan required under   
   subparagraph (B).                                                       
       (2) For AH 1 Cobra helicopters, retirement of all AH 1 Cobra        
   helicopters remaining in the fleet.                                     
     (3) For the RAH 66 Comanche program--                                 

       (A) review of the total requirements and acquisition objectives for 
   the program;                                                            
       (B) fielding of Comanche helicopters to the planned aviation force  
   structure; and                                                          
       (C) support for the plan for the AH 64D Apache program required     
   under paragraph (1).                                                    
     (4) For the UH 1 Huey helicopter program--                            

     (A) an upgrade program;                                               

       (B) revision of total force requirements for that aircraft to       
   reflect the warfighting and support requirements of the theater         
   commanders-in-chief for aircraft used by the Army National Guard; and   
     (C) a transition plan to a future utility helicopter.                 

     (5) For the UH 60 Blackhawk helicopter program--                      

     (A) identification of the objective requirements for that aircraft;   

       (B) an acquisition strategy for meeting requirements that in the    
   interim will be addressed by UH 1 Huey helicopters among the warfighting
   and support requirements of the theater commanders-in-chief for aircraft
   used by the Army National Guard; and                                    
     (C) a modernization program for fielded aircraft.                     

       (6) For the CH 47 Chinook helicopter service life extension program,
   maintenance of the schedule and funding.                                
     (7) For the OH 58D Kiowa Warrior helicopters, an upgrade program.     

       (8) A revised assessment of the Army's present and future           
   requirements for helicopters and its present and future helicopter      
   inventory, including the number of aircraft, average age of aircraft,   
   availability of spare parts, flight hour costs, roles and functions     
   assigned to the fleet as a whole and to each type of aircraft, and the  
   mix of active component and reserve component aircraft in the fleet.    
     (c) Limitation.--Not more than 90 percent of the amount appropriated 
  pursuant to the authorization of appropriations in section 101(1) may be
  obligated before the date that is 30 days after the date on which the   
  Secretary of the Army submits the plan required by subsection (a) to the
  congressional defense committees.                                       
          SEC. 114. MULTIPLE LAUNCH ROCKET SYSTEM.                                

     The Secretary of the Army may make available, from funds appropriated
  pursuant to the authorization of appropriations in section 101(2), an   
  amount not to exceed $500,000 to complete the development of reuse and  
  demilitarization tools and technologies for use in the demilitarization 
  of Army Multiple Launch Rocket System rockets.                          

                    SEC. 115. EXTENSION OF PILOT PROGRAM ON SALES OF MANUFACTURED 
          ARTICLES AND SERVICES OF CERTAIN ARMY INDUSTRIAL FACILITIES WITHOUT     
          REGARD TO AVAILABILITY FROM DOMESTIC SOURCES.                           
     (a) Extension of Program.--Section 141 of the National Defense       
  Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1998 (Public Law 105 85; 10 U.S.C.    
  4543 note) is amended--                                                 
       (1) in subsection (a), by striking ``During fiscal years 1998 and   
   1999'' and inserting ``During fiscal years 1998 through 2001''; and     
       (2) in subsection (b), by striking ``during fiscal year 1998 or     
   1999'' and inserting ``during the period during which the pilot program 
   is being conducted''.                                                   
     (b) Update of Inspector General Report.--Such section is further     
  amended by adding at the end the following new subsection:              
     ``(d) Update of Report.--Not later than March 1, 2001, the Inspector 
  General of the Department of Defense shall submit to Congress an update 
  of the report required to be submitted under subsection (c) and an      
  assessment of the success of the pilot program.''.                      
                    SEC. 116. EXTENSION OF AUTHORITY TO CARRY OUT ARMAMENT        
          RETOOLING AND MANUFACTURING SUPPORT INITIATIVE.                         
     Section 193(a) of the Armament Retooling and Manufacturing Support   
  Act of 1992 (subtitle H of title I of Public Law 102 484; 10 U.S.C. 2501
  note) is amended by striking ``During fiscal years 1993 through 1999''  
  and inserting ``During fiscal years 1993 through 2001''.                
           Subtitle C--Navy Programs                                               


          SEC. 121. F/A 18E/F SUPER HORNET AIRCRAFT PROGRAM.                      

     (a) Multiyear Procurement Authority.--Subject to subsection (b), the 
  Secretary of the Navy may, in accordance with section 2306b of title 10,
  United States Code, enter into a multiyear procurement contract         
  beginning with the fiscal year 2000 program year for procurement of F/A 
  18E/F aircraft.                                                         
     (b) Limitation.--The Secretary of the Navy may not enter into a      
  multiyear procurement contract authorized by subsection (a), and may not
  authorize the F/A 18E/F aircraft program to enter into full-rate        
  production, until--                                                     
       (1) the Secretary of Defense submits to the congressional defense   
   committees a certification described in subsection (c); and             
       (2) a period of 30 continuous days of a Congress (as determined     
   under subsection (d)) elapses after the submission of that              
   certification.                                                          
     (c) Required Certification.--A certification referred to in          
  subsection (b)(1) is a certification by the Secretary of Defense of each
  of the following:                                                       
       (1) That the results of the Operational Test and Evaluation program 
   for the F/A 18E/F aircraft indicate--                                   
       (A) that the aircraft is operationally effective and operationally  
   suitable; and                                                           
       (B) that the F/A 18E and the F/A 18F variants of that aircraft both 
   meet their respective key performance parameters as established in the  
   Operational Requirements Document (ORD) for the F/A 18E/F program, as   
   validated and approved by the Chief of Naval Operations on April 1, 1997
   (other than for a permissible deviation of not more than 1 percent with 
   respect to the range performance parameter).                            
       (2) That the cost of procurement of the F/A 18E/F aircraft using a  
   multiyear procurement contract as authorized by subsection (a), assuming
   procurement of 222 aircraft, is at least 7.4 percent less than the cost 
   of procurement of the same number of aircraft through annual contracts. 
    (d)  Continuity of Congress.--For purposes of subsection (b)(2)--     

       (1) the continuity of a Congress is broken only by an adjournment of
   the Congress sine die at the end of the final session of the Congress;  
   and                                                                     
       (2) any day on which either House of Congress is not in session     
   because of an adjournment of more than three days to a day certain, or  
   because of an adjournment sine die at the end of the first session of a 
   Congress, shall be excluded in the computation of such 30-day period.   

          SEC. 122. ARLEIGH BURKE CLASS DESTROYER PROGRAM.                        

     (a) Authority for Multiyear Procurement of 6 Additional Vessels.--(1)
  Subsection (b) of section 122 of the National Defense Authorization Act 
  for Fiscal Year 1997 (Public Law 104 201; 110 Stat. 2446) is amended in 
  the first sentence--                                                    
       (A) by striking ``12 Arleigh Burke class destroyers'' and inserting 
   ``18 Arleigh Burke class destroyers''; and                              
     (B) by striking ``and 2001'' and inserting ``2001, 2002, and 2003''.  

     (2) The heading for such subsection is amended by striking ``        
  Twelve'' and inserting ``18''.                                          
     (b) Fiscal Year 2001 Advance Procurement.--(1) Subject to paragraphs 
  (2) and (3), the Secretary of the Navy is authorized, in fiscal year    
  2001, to enter into contracts for advance procurement for the Arleigh   
  Burke class destroyers that are to be constructed under contracts       
  entered into after fiscal year 2001 under section 122(b) of Public Law  
  104 201, as amended by subsection (a)(1).                               
     (2) The authority to contract for advance procurement under paragraph
  (1) is subject to the availability of funds authorized and appropriated 
  for fiscal year 2001 for that purpose in Acts enacted after September   
  30, 1999.                                                               
     (3) The aggregate amount of the contracts entered into under         
  paragraph (1) may not exceed $371,000,000.                              
     (c) Other Funds for Advance Procurement.--Notwithstanding any other  
  provision of this Act, of the funds authorized to be appropriated under 
  section 102(a) for procurement programs, projects, and activities of the
  Navy, up to $190,000,000 may be made available, as the Secretary of the 
  Navy may direct, for advance procurement for the Arleigh Burke class    
  destroyer program. Authority to make transfers under this subsection is 
  in addition to the transfer authority provided in section 1001.         

                    SEC. 123. REPEAL OF REQUIREMENT FOR ANNUAL REPORT FROM        
          SHIPBUILDERS UNDER CERTAIN NUCLEAR ATTACK SUBMARINE PROGRAMS.           
     (a) Repeal.--Paragraph (3) of section 121(g) of the National Defense 
  Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1997 (Public Law 104 201; 110 Stat.   
  2444) is repealed.                                                      
     (b) Conforming Amendment.--Paragraph (5) of such section is amended  
  by striking ``reports referred to in paragraphs (3) and (4)'' and       
  inserting ``report referred to in paragraph (4)''.                      
          SEC. 124. LHD 8 AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT SHIP PROGRAM.                        

     (a) Authorization of Ship.--The Secretary of the Navy is authorized  
  to procure the amphibious assault ship to be designated LHD 8, subject  
  to the availability of appropriations for that purpose.                 
     (b) Amount Authorized.--Of the amount authorized to be appropriated  
  under section 102(a)(3) for fiscal year 2000, $375,000,000 is available 
  for the advance procurement and advance construction of components for  
  the LHD 8 amphibious assault ship program. The Secretary of the Navy may
  enter into a contract or contracts with the shipbuilder and other       
  entities for the advance procurement and advance construction of those  
  components.                                                             
          SEC. 125. D-5 MISSILE PROGRAM.                                          

     (a) Report.--Not later than October 31, 1999, the Secretary of       
  Defense shall submit to the Committees on Armed Services of the Senate  
  and House of Representatives a report on the D 5 missile program.       
     (b) Report Elements.--The report under subsection (a) shall include  
  the following:                                                          
       (1) An inventory management plan for the D 5 missile program        
   covering the projected life of the program, including--                 
     (A) the location of D 5 missiles during the fueling of submarines;    

     (B) rotation of inventory;                                            

       (C) expected attrition rate due to flight testing, loss, damage, or 
   termination of service life; and                                        
       (D) consideration of the results of the assessment required in      
   paragraph (4).                                                          
       (2) The cost of terminating procurement of D 5 missiles for each    
   fiscal year before the current plan.                                    
       (3) An assessment of the capability of the Navy of meeting strategic
   requirements with a total procurement of less than 425 D 5 missiles,    
   including an assessment of the consequences of--                        
     (A) loading Trident submarines with fewer than 24 D 5 missiles; and   

     (B) reducing the flight test rate for D 5 missiles.                   

       (4) An assessment of the optimal commencement date for the          
   development and deployment of replacement capability for the current    
   land-based and sea-based missile forces.                                
       (5) The Secretary's plan for maintaining D 5 missiles and Trident   
   submarines under the START II Treaty and a proposed START III treaty,   
   and whether requirements for those missiles and submarines would be     
   reduced under such treaties.                                            
           Subtitle D--Air Force Programs                                          


          SEC. 131. F 22 AIRCRAFT PROGRAM.                                        

     (a) Certification Required Before LRIP.--The Secretary of the Air    
  Force may not award a contract for low-rate initial production under the
  F 22 aircraft program until the Secretary of Defense submits to the     
  congressional defense committees the Secretary's certification of each  
  of the following:                                                       
       (1) That the test plan in the engineering and manufacturing         
   development phase for that program is adequate for determining the      
   operational effectiveness and suitability of the F 22 aircraft.         
       (2) That the engineering and manufacturing development phase, and   
   the production phase, for that program can each be executed within the  
   limitation on total cost applicable to that program under subsection (a)
   or (b), respectively, of section 217 of the National Defense            
   Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1998 (Public Law 105 85; 111 Stat.    
   1660).                                                                  

     (b) Lack of Certification.--If the Secretary of Defense is unable to 
  submit either or both of the certifications under subsection (a), the   
  Secretary shall submit to the congressional defense committees a report 
  which includes--                                                        
     (1) the reasons the certification or certifications could not be made;

       (2) a revised acquisition plan approved by the Secretary of Defense 
   if the Secretary desires to proceed with low-rate initial production;   
   and                                                                     
       (3) a revised cost estimate for the remainder of the engineering and
   manufacturing development phase and for the production phase of the F 22
   program if the Secretary desires to proceed with low-rate initial       
   production.                                                             
                    SEC. 132. REPLACEMENT OPTIONS FOR CONVENTIONAL AIR-LAUNCHED   
          CRUISE MISSILE.                                                         
     (a) Report.--The Secretary of the Air Force shall determine the      
  requirements being met by the conventional air-launched cruise missile  
  (CALCM) as of the date of the enactment of this Act and, not later than 
  January 15, 2000, shall submit to the Committee on Armed Services of the
  Senate and the Committee on Armed Services of the House of              
  Representatives a report on the replacement options for that missile.   
     (b) Matters To Be Included.--In the report under subsection (a), the 
  Secretary shall consider the options for continuing to meet the         
  requirements determined by the Secretary under subsection (a) as the    
  inventory of the conventional air-launched cruise missile is depleted.  
  Options considered shall include the following:                         
       (1) Resumption of production of the conventional air-launched cruise
   missile.                                                                
       (2) Acquisition of a new type of weapon with lethality              
   characteristics equivalent or superior to the lethality characteristics 
   of the conventional air-launched cruise missile.                        
       (3) Use of existing or planned munitions or such munitions with     
   appropriate upgrades.                                                   
                    SEC. 133. PROCUREMENT OF FIREFIGHTING EQUIPMENT FOR THE AIR   
          NATIONAL GUARD AND THE AIR FORCE RESERVE.                               
     The Secretary of the Air Force may carry out a procurement program,  
  in a total amount not to exceed $16,000,000, to modernize the airborne  
  firefighting capability of the Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve 
  by procurement of equipment for the modular airborne firefighting       
  system. Amounts may be obligated for the program from funds appropriated
  for that purpose for fiscal year 1999 and subsequent fiscal years.      
          SEC. 134. F 16 TACTICAL MANNED RECONNAISANCE AIRCRAFT.                  

     The limitation contained in section 216(a) of the National Defense   
  Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1997 (Public Law 104 201; 110 Stat.   
  2454) shall not apply to the obligation or expenditure of amounts made  
  available pursuant to this Act for a purpose stated in paragraphs (1)   
  and (2) of that section.                                                
           Subtitle E--Chemical Stockpile Destruction Program                      


                    SEC. 141. DESTRUCTION OF EXISTING STOCKPILE OF LETHAL CHEMICAL
          AGENTS AND MUNITIONS.                                                   
     (a) Program Assessment.--(1) The Secretary of Defense shall conduct  
  an assessment of the current program for destruction of the United      
  States' stockpile of chemical agents and munitions, including the       
  Assembled Chemical Weapons Assessment, for the purpose of reducing      
  significantly the cost of such program and ensuring completion of such  
  program in accordance with the obligations of the United States under   
  the Chemical Weapons Convention while maintaining maximum protection of 
  the general public, the personnel involved in the demilitarization      
  program, and the environment.                                           
     (2) Based on the results of the assessment conducted under paragraph 
  (1), the Secretary may take those actions identified in the assessment  
  that may be accomplished under existing law to achieve the purposes of  
  such assessment and the chemical agents and munitions stockpile         
  destruction program.                                                    
     (3) Not later than March 1, 2000, the Secretary shall submit to      
  Congress a report on--                                                  
       (A) those actions taken, or planned to be taken, under paragraph    
   (2); and                                                                
       (B) any recommendations for additional legislation that may be      
   required to achieve the purposes of the assessment conducted under      
   paragraph (1) and of the chemical agents and munitions stockpile        
   destruction program.                                                    
     (b) Changes and Clarifications Regarding Program.--Section 1412 of   
  the Department of Defense Authorization Act, 1986 (Public Law 99 145; 50
  U.S.C. 1521) is amended--                                               
     (1) in subsection (c)--                                               

       (A) by striking paragraph (2) and inserting the following new       
   paragraph:                                                              
     ``(2) Facilities constructed to carry out this section shall, when no
  longer needed for the purposes for which they were constructed, be      
  disposed of in accordance with applicable laws and regulations and      
  mutual agreements between the Secretary of the Army and the Governor of 
  the State in which the facility is located.'';                          
       (B) by redesignating paragraphs (3) and (4) as paragraphs (4) and   
   (5), respectively; and                                                  
       (C) by inserting after paragraph (2) (as amended by subparagraph    
   (A)) the following new paragraph:                                       
     ``(3)(A) Facilities constructed to carry out this section may not be 
  used for a purpose other than the destruction of the stockpile of lethal
  chemical agents and munitions that exists on November 8, 1985.          
     ``(B) The prohibition in subparagraph (A) shall not apply with       
  respect to items designated by the Secretary of Defense as lethal       
  chemical agents, munitions, or related materials after November 8, 1985,
  if the State in which a destruction facility is located issues the      
  appropriate permit or permits for the destruction of such items at the  
  facility.'';                                                            
       (2) in subsection (f)(2), by striking ``(c)(4)'' and inserting      
   ``(c)(5)''; and                                                         
       (3) in subsection (g)(2)(B), by striking ``(c)(3)'' and inserting   
   ``(c)(4)''.                                                             
     (c) Comptroller General Assessment and Report.--(1) Not later than   
  March 1, 2000, the Comptroller General of the United States shall review
  and assess the program for destruction of the United States stockpile of
  chemical agents and munitions and report the results of the assessment  
  to the congressional defense committees.                                
     (2) The assessment conducted under paragraph (1) shall include a     
  review of the program execution and financial management of each of the 
  elements of the program, including--                                    
     (A) the chemical stockpile disposal project;                          

     (B) the nonstockpile chemical materiel project;                       

     (C) the alternative technologies and approaches project;              

     (D) the chemical stockpile emergency preparedness program; and        

     (E) the assembled chemical weapons assessment program.                

    (d)  Definitions.--As used in this section:                           

       (1) The term ``Assembled Chemical Weapons Assessment'' means the    
   pilot program carried out under section 8065 of the Department of       
   Defense Appropriations Act, 1997 (section 101(b) of Public Law 104 208; 
   110 Stat. 3009 101; 50 U.S.C. 1521 note).                               
       (2) The term ``Chemical Weapons Convention'' means the Convention on
   the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of  
   Chemical Weapons and on Their Destruction, ratified by the United States
   on April 25, 1997, and entered into force on April 29, 1997.            
                    SEC. 142. COMPTROLLER GENERAL REPORT ON ANTICIPATED EFFECTS OF
          PROPOSED CHANGES IN OPERATION OF STORAGE SITES FOR LETHAL CHEMICAL      
          AGENTS AND MUNITIONS.                                                   
     (a) Report Required.--Not later than March 31, 2000, the Comptroller 
  General shall submit to the Committees on Armed Services of the Senate  
  and the House of Representatives a report on the proposal in the latest 
  quadrennial defense review to reduce the Federal civilian workforce     
  involved in the operation of the eight storage sites for lethal chemical
  agents and munitions in the continental United States and to convert to 
  contractor operation of the storage sites. The workforce reductions     
  addressed in the report shall include those that are to be effectuated  
  by fiscal year 2002.                                                    
    (b)  Content of Report.--The report shall include the following:      

       (1) For each site, a description of the assigned chemical storage,  
   chemical demilitarization, and industrial missions.                     
       (2) A description of the criteria and reporting systems applied to  
   ensure that the storage sites and the workforce operating the storage   
   sites have--                                                            
       (A) the capabilities necessary to respond effectively to emergencies
   involving chemical accidents; and                                       
       (B) the industrial capabilities necessary to meet replenishment and 
   surge requirements.                                                     
       (3) The risks associated with the proposed workforce reductions and 
   contractor performance, particularly regarding chemical accidents,      
   incident response capabilities, community-wide emergency preparedness   
   programs, and current or planned chemical demilitarization programs.    
       (4) The effects of the proposed workforce reductions and contractor 
   performance on the capability to satisfy permit requirements regarding  
   environmental protection that are applicable to the performance of      
   current and future chemical demilitarization and industrial missions.   
       (5) The effects of the proposed workforce reductions and contractor 
   performance on the capability to perform assigned industrial missions,  
   particularly the materiel replenishment missions for chemical or        
   biological defense or for chemical munitions.                           
       (6) Recommendations for mitigating the risks and adverse effects    
   identified in the report.                                               

           TITLE II--RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, TEST, AND EVALUATION                   


                         SUBTITLE A--AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS              

      Sec. 201. Authorization of appropriations.                              

      Sec. 202. Amount for basic and applied research.                        

               SUBTITLE B--PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS, RESTRICTIONS, AND LIMITATIONS    

            Sec. 211. Collaborative program to evaluate and demonstrate       
      advanced technologies for advanced capability combat vehicles.          
            Sec. 212. Sense of Congress regarding defense science and         
      technology program.                                                     
      Sec. 213. Micro-satellite technology development program.               

      Sec. 214. Space control technology.                                     

      Sec. 215. Space maneuver vehicle program.                               

      Sec. 216. Manufacturing technology program.                             

            Sec. 217. Revision to limitations on high altitude endurance      
      unmanned vehicle program.                                               
                            SUBTITLE C--BALLISTIC MISSILE DEFENSE                 

      Sec. 231. Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) low program.              

      Sec. 232. Theater missile defense upper tier acquisition strategy.      

            Sec. 233. Acquisition strategy for Theater High-Altitude Area     
      Defense (THAAD) system.                                                 
      Sec. 234. Space-based laser program.                                    

      Sec. 235. Criteria for progression of airborne laser program.           

            Sec. 236. Sense of Congress regarding ballistic missile defense   
      technology funding.                                                     
      Sec. 237. Report on national missile defense.                           

                SUBTITLE D--RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT FOR LONG-TERM MILITARY       
                                  CAPABILITIES                                    
      Sec. 241. Quadrennial report on emerging operational concepts.          

      Sec. 242. Technology area review and assessment.                        

            Sec. 243. Report by Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition,   
      Technology, and Logistics.                                              
            Sec. 244. DARPA program for award of competitive prizes to        
      encourage development of advanced technologies.                         
            Sec. 245. Additional pilot program for revitalizing Department of 
      Defense laboratories.                                                   
                                  SUBTITLE E--OTHER MATTERS                       

            Sec. 251. Development of Department of Defense laser master plan  
      and execution of solid state laser program.                             
      Sec. 252. Report on Air Force distributed mission training.             


           Subtitle A--Authorization of Appropriations                             

          SEC. 201. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.                              

     Funds are hereby authorized to be appropriated for fiscal year 2000  
  for the use of the Department of Defense for research, development,     
  test, and evaluation as follows:                                        
     (1) For the Army, $4,791,243,000.                                     

     (2) For the Navy, $8,362,516,000.                                     

     (3) For the Air Force, $13,630,073,000.                               

     (4) For Defense-wide activities, $9,482,705,000, of which--           

       (A) $253,457,000 is authorized for the activities of the Director,  
   Test and Evaluation; and                                                
       (B) $24,434,000 is authorized for the Director of Operational Test  
   and Evaluation.                                                         
          SEC. 202. AMOUNT FOR BASIC AND APPLIED RESEARCH.                        

     (a) Fiscal Year 2000.--Of the amounts authorized to be appropriated  
  by section 201, $4,301,421,000 shall be available for basic research and
  applied research projects.                                              
     (b) Basic Research and Applied Research Defined.--For purposes of    
  this section, the term ``basic research and applied research'' means    
  work funded in program elements for defense research and development    
  under Department of Defense category 6.1 or 6.2.                        

           Subtitle B--Program Requirements, Restrictions, and Limitations         

                    SEC. 211. COLLABORATIVE PROGRAM TO EVALUATE AND DEMONSTRATE   
          ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES FOR ADVANCED CAPABILITY COMBAT VEHICLES.          
     (a) Establishment of Program.--The Secretary of Defense shall        
  establish and carry out a program to provide for the evaluation and     
  competitive demonstration of concepts for advanced capability combat    
  vehicles for the Army.                                                  
     (b) Covered Program.--The program under subsection (a) shall be      
  carried out collaboratively pursuant to a memorandum of agreement to be 
  entered into between the Secretary of the Army and the Director of the  
  Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. The program shall include the
  following activities:                                                   
       (1) Consideration and evaluation of technologies having the         
   potential to enable the development of advanced capability combat       
   vehicles that are significantly superior to the existing M1 series of   
   tanks in terms of capability for combat, survival, support, and         
   deployment, including but not limited to the following technologies:    
       (A) Weapon systems using electromagnetic power, directed energy, and
   kinetic energy.                                                         
     (B) Propulsion systems using hybrid electric drive.                   

       (C) Mobility systems using active and semi-active suspension and    
   wheeled vehicle suspension.                                             
       (D) Protection systems using signature management, lightweight      
   materials, and full-spectrum active protection.                         
       (E) Advanced robotics, displays, man-machine interfaces, and        
   embedded training.                                                      
       (F) Advanced sensory systems and advanced systems for combat        
   identification, tactical navigation, communication, systems status      
   monitoring, and reconnaissance.                                         
     (G) Revolutionary methods of manufacturing combat vehicles.           

       (2) Incorporation of the most promising such technologies into      
   demonstration models.                                                   
     (3) Competitive testing and evaluation of such demonstration models.  

       (4) Identification of the most promising such demonstration models  
   within a period of time to enable preparation of a full development     
   program capable of beginning by fiscal year 2007.                       
     (c) Report.--Not later than January 31, 2000, the Secretary of the   
  Army and the Director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency  
  shall submit to the congressional defense committees a joint report on  
  the implementation of the program under subsection (a). The report shall
  include the following:                                                  
       (1) A description of the memorandum of agreement referred to in     
   subsection (b).                                                         
     (2) A schedule for the program.                                       

       (3) An identification of the funding required for fiscal year 2001  
   and for the future-years defense program to carry out the program.      
       (4) A description and assessment of the acquisition strategy for    
   combat vehicles planned by the Secretary of the Army that would sustain 
   the existing force of M1-series tanks, together with a complete         
   identification of all operation, support, ownership, and other costs    
   required to carry out such strategy through the year 2030.              
       (5) A description and assessment of one or more acquisition         
   strategies for combat vehicles, alternative to the strategy referred to 
   in paragraph (4), that would develop a force of advanced capability     
   combat vehicles significantly superior to the existing force of         
   M1-series tanks and, for each such alternative acquisition strategy, an 
   estimate of the funding required to carry out such strategy.            
     (d) Funds.--Of the amount authorized to be appropriated for          
  Defense-wide activities by section 201(4) for the Defense Advanced      
  Research Projects Agency, $56,200,000 shall be available only to carry  
  out the program under subsection (a).                                   
                    SEC. 212. SENSE OF CONGRESS REGARDING DEFENSE SCIENCE AND     
          TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM.                                                     
     (a) Failure To Comply With Funding Objective.--It is the sense of    
  Congress that the Secretary of Defense has failed to comply with the    
  funding objective for the Defense Science and Technology Program,       
  especially the Air Force Science and Technology Program, as stated in   
  section 214(a) of the Strom Thurmond National Defense Authorization Act 
  for Fiscal Year 1999 (Public Law 105 261; 112 Stat. 1948), thus         
  jeopardizing the stability of the defense technology base and increasing
  the risk of failure to maintain technological superiority in future     
  weapon systems.                                                         
     (b) Funding Objective.--It is further the sense of Congress that, for
  each of the fiscal years 2001 through 2009, it should be an objective of
  the Secretary of Defense to increase the budget for the Defense Science 
  and Technology Program, including the science and technology program    
  within each military department, for the fiscal year over the budget for
  that program for the preceding fiscal year by a percent that is at least
  two percent above the rate of inflation as determined by the Office of  
  Management and Budget.                                                  
     (c) Certification.--If the proposed budget for a fiscal year covered 
  by subsection (b) fails to comply with the objective set forth in that  
  subsection--                                                            
     (1) the Secretary of Defense shall submit to Congress--               

       (A) the certification of the Secretary that the budget does not     
   jeopardize the stability of the defense technology base or increase the 
   risk of failure to maintain technological superiority in future weapon  
   systems; or                                                             
       (B) a statement of the Secretary explaining why the Secretary is    
   unable to submit such certification; and                                
       (2) the Defense Science Board shall, not more than 60 days after the
   date on which the Secretary submits the certification or statement under
   paragraph (1), submit to the Secretary and Congress a report assessing  
   the effect such failure to comply is likely to have on defense          
   technology and the national defense.                                    
          SEC. 213. MICRO-SATELLITE TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM.               

     Of the funds authorized to be appropriated under section 201(3),     
  $10,000,000 is available for continued implementation of the            
  micro-satellite technology program established pursuant to section 215  
  of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1998 (Public  
  Law 105 85; 111 Stat. 1659).                                            
          SEC. 214. SPACE CONTROL TECHNOLOGY.                                     

     (a) Funds Available for Air Force Execution.--Of the funds authorized
  to be appropriated under section 201(3), $14,822,000 shall be available 
  for space control technology development pursuant to the Department of  
  Defense Space Control Technology Plan of 1999.                          
     (b) Funds Available for Army Execution.--Of the funds authorized to  
  be appropriated under section 201(1), $10,000,000 shall be available for
  space control technology development. Of the funds made available       
  pursuant to the preceding sentence, the commander of the United States  
  Army Space and Missile Defense Command may use such amounts as are      
  necessary for any or all of the following activities:                   
       (1) Continued development of the kinetic energy anti-satellite      
   technology program.                                                     
       (2) Technology development associated with the kinetic energy       
   anti-satellite kill vehicle to temporarily disrupt satellite functions. 
       (3) Cooperative technology development with the Air Force, pursuant 
   to the Department of Defense Space Control Technology Plan of 1999.     
          SEC. 215. SPACE MANEUVER VEHICLE PROGRAM.                               

     (a) Funding.--Of the funds authorized to be appropriated under       
  section 201(3), $25,000,000 is available for the Space Maneuver Vehicle 
  program.                                                                
     (b) Acquisition of Second Flight Test Article.--The amount available 
  for the space maneuver vehicle program under subsection (a) shall be    
  used for development and acquisition of an Air Force X 40 flight test   
  article to support the joint Air Force and National Aeronautics and     
  Space Administration X 37 program and to meet unique needs of the Air   
  Force Space Maneuver Vehicle program.                                   
          SEC. 216. MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM.                             

     (a) Overall Purpose of Program.--Subsection (a) of section 2525 of   
  title 10, United States Code, is amended by inserting after ``title'' in
  the first sentence the following: ``through the development and         
  application of advanced manufacturing technologies and processes that   
  will reduce the acquisition and supportability costs of defense weapon  
  systems and reduce manufacturing and repair cycle times across the life 
  cycles of such systems''.                                               
     (b) Support of Projects To Meet Essential Defense                    
  Requirements.--Subsection (b)(4) of such section is amended to read as  
  follows:                                                                
       ``(4) to focus Department of Defense support for the development and
   application of advanced manufacturing technologies and processes for use
   to meet manufacturing requirements that are essential to the national   
   defense, as well as for repair and remanufacturing in support of the    
   operations of systems commands, depots, air logistics centers, and      
   shipyards;''.                                                           
    (c)  Execution.--Subsection (c) of such section is amended--          

     (1) by redesignating paragraph (2) as paragraph (5);                  

     (2) by inserting after paragraph (1) the following new paragraphs:    

     ``(2) In the establishment and review of requirements for an advanced
  manufacturing technology or process, the Secretary shall ensure the     
  participation of those prospective technology users that are expected to
  be the users of that technology or process.                             
     ``(3) The Secretary shall ensure that each project under the program 
  for the development of an advanced manufacturing technology or process  
  includes an implementation plan for the transition of that technology or
  process to the prospective technology users that will be the users of   
  that technology or process.                                             
     ``(4) In the periodic review of a project under the program, the     
  Secretary shall ensure participation by those prospective technology    
  users that are the expected users for the technology or process being   
  developed under the project.''; and                                     
       (3) by adding after paragraph (5) (as redesignated by paragraph (2))
   the following new paragraph:                                            
     ``(6) In this subsection, the term `prospective technology users'    
  means the following officials and elements of the Department of Defense:
     ``(A) Program and project managers for defense weapon systems.        

     ``(B) Systems commands.                                               

     ``(C) Depots.                                                         

     ``(D) Air logistics centers.                                          

     ``(E) Shipyards.''.                                                   

     (d) Consideration of Cost-Sharing Proposals.--Subsection (d) of such 
  section is amended--                                                    
     (1) by striking paragraphs (2) and (3);                               

     (2) by striking ``(A)'' after ``(1)''; and                            

       (3) by striking ``(B) For each'' and all that follows through       
   ``competitive procedures.'' and inserting the following: ``(2) Under the
   competitive procedures used, the factors to be considered in the        
   evaluation of each proposed grant, contract, cooperative agreement, or  
   other transaction for a project under the program shall include the     
   extent to which that proposed transaction provides for the proposed     
   recipient to share in the cost of the project.''.                       
     (e) Revisions to Five-Year Plan.--Subsection (e)(2) of such section  
  is amended--                                                            
       (1) in subparagraph (A), by inserting ``, including a description of
   all completed projects and status of implementation'' before the period 
   at the end; and                                                         
     (2) by adding at the end the following new subparagraph:              

       ``(C) Plans for the implementation of the advanced manufacturing    
   technologies and processes being developed under the program.''.        
                    SEC. 217. REVISION TO LIMITATIONS ON HIGH ALTITUDE ENDURANCE  
          UNMANNED VEHICLE PROGRAM.                                               
     Section 216(b) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal  
  Year 1998 (Public Law 105 85; 111 Stat. 1660) is amended by striking    
  ``may not procure any'' and inserting ``may not procure more than two''.

           Subtitle C--Ballistic Missile Defense                                   

          SEC. 231. SPACE BASED INFRARED SYSTEM (SBIRS) LOW PROGRAM.              

     (a) Primary Mission of SBIRS Low System.--The primary mission of the 
  system designated as of the date of the enactment of this Act as the    
  Space Based Infrared System Low (hereinafter in this section referred to
  as the ``SBIRS Low system'') is ballistic missile defense. The Secretary
  of Defense shall carry out the acquisition program for that system      
  consistent with that primary mission.                                   
     (b) Oversight of Certain Program Functions.--With respect to the     
  SBIRS Low system, the Secretary of Defense shall require that the       
  Secretary of the Air Force obtain the approval of the Director of the   
  Ballistic Missile Defense Organization before the Secretary--           
       (1) establishes any system level technical requirement or makes any 
   change to any such requirement;                                         
     (2) makes any change to the SBIRS Low baseline schedule; or           

       (3) makes any change to the budget baseline identified in the fiscal
   year 2000 future-years defense program.                                 
     (c) Priority for Ancillary Missions.--The Secretary of Defense shall 
  ensure that the Director of the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization, 
  in executing the authorities specified in subsection (b), engages in    
  appropriate coordination with the Secretary of the Air Force and        
  elements of the intelligence community to ensure that ancillary SBIRS   
  Low missions (that is, missions other than the primary mission of       
  ballistic missile defense) receive proper priority to the extent that   
  those ancillary missions do not increase technical or schedule risk.    
     (d) Management and Funding Budget Activity.--The Secretary of Defense
  shall transfer the management and budgeting of funds for the SBIRS Low  
  system from the Tactical Intelligence and Related Activities (TIARA)    
  budget aggregation to a nonintelligence budget activity of the Air      
  Force.                                                                  
     (e) Deadline for Definition of System Requirements.--The system level
  technical requirements for the SBIRS Low system shall be defined not    
  later than July 1, 2000.                                                
    (f)  Definitions.--For purposes of this section:                      

       (1) The term ``system level technical requirements'' means those    
   technical requirements and those functional requirements of a system,   
   expressed in terms of technical performance and mission requirements,   
   including test provisions, that determine the direction and progress of 
   the systems engineering effort and the degree of convergence upon a     
   balanced and complete configuration.                                    
       (2) The term ``SBIRS Low baseline schedule'' means a program        
   schedule that includes--                                                
       (A) a Milestone II decision on entry into engineering and           
   manufacturing development to be made during fiscal year 2002;           
       (B) a critical design review to be conducted during fiscal year     
   2003; and                                                               
       (C) a first launch of a SBIRS Low satellite to be made during fiscal
   year 2006.                                                              
          SEC. 232. THEATER MISSILE DEFENSE UPPER TIER ACQUISITION STRATEGY.      

     (a) Revised Upper Tier Strategy.--The Secretary of Defense shall     
  establish an acquisition strategy for the two upper tier missile defense
  systems that--                                                          
       (1) retains funding for both of the upper tier systems in separate, 
   independently managed program elements throughout the future-years      
   defense program;                                                        
       (2) bases funding decisions and program schedules for each upper    
   tier system on the performance of each system independent of the        
   performance of the other system; and                                    
       (3) provides for accelerating the deployment of both of the upper   
   tier systems to the maximum extent practicable.                         
     (b) Upper Tier Systems Defined.--For purposes of this section, the   
  upper tier missile defense systems are the following:                   
     (1) The Navy Theater Wide system.                                     

     (2) The Theater High-Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system.            


                    SEC. 233. ACQUISITION STRATEGY FOR THEATER HIGH-ALTITUDE AREA 
          DEFENSE (THAAD) SYSTEM.                                                 
     (a) Independent Review of System.--Subsection (a) of section 236 of  
  the Strom Thurmond National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year   
  1999 (Public Law 105 261; 112 Stat. 1953) is amended to read as follows:
     ``(a) Continued Independent Review.--The Secretary of Defense shall  
  take appropriate steps to assure continued independent review, as the   
  Secretary determines is needed, of the Theater High-Altitude Area       
  Defense (THAAD) program.''.                                             
     (b) Coordination of Development of System Elements.--Subsection (c)  
  of such section is amended by striking ``may'' and inserting ``shall''. 
     (c) Revision to Limitation on Entering Manufacturing and Development 
  Phase for Interceptor Missile.--Subsection (e) of such section is       
  amended--                                                               
     (1) by redesignating paragraph (2) as paragraph (4); and              

     (2) by inserting after paragraph (1) the following new paragraphs:    

     ``(2) If the Secretary determines, after a second successful test of 
  the interceptor missile of the THAAD system, that the THAAD program has 
  achieved a sufficient level of technical maturity, the Secretary may    
  waive the limitation specified in paragraph (1).                        
     ``(3) If the Secretary grants a waiver under paragraph (2), the      
  Secretary shall, not later than 60 days after the date of the issuance  
  of the waiver, submit to the congressional defense committees a report  
  describing the technical rationale for that action.''.                  

          SEC. 234. SPACE-BASED LASER PROGRAM.                                    

     (a) Structure of Program.--The Secretary of Defense shall structure  
  the space-based laser program to include--                              
     (1) an integrated flight experiment; and                              

       (2) an ongoing analysis and technology effort to support the        
   development of an objective system design.                              
     (b) Integrated Flight Experiment Program Baseline.--Not later than   
  March 15, 2000, the Secretary of Defense, in consultation with the joint
  venture contractors for the space-based laser program, shall establish a
  program baseline for the integrated flight experiment referred to in    
  subsection (a)(1).                                                      
     (c) Structure of Integrated Flight Experiment Program Baseline.--The 
  program baseline established under subsection (b) shall be structured   
  to--                                                                    
       (1) demonstrate at the earliest date consistent with the            
   requirements of this section the fundamental end-to-end capability to   
   acquire, track, and destroy a boosting ballistic missile with a lethal  
   laser from space; and                                                   
       (2) establish a balance between the use of mature technology and    
   more advanced technology so that the integrated flight experiment, while
   providing significant information that can be used in planning and      
   implementing follow-on phases of the space-based laser program, will be 
   launched as soon as practicable.                                        
     (d) Funds Available for Integrated Flight Experiment.--Amounts shall 
  be available for the integrated flight experiment as follows:           
     (1) From amounts available pursuant to section 201(3),  $73,840,000.  

     (2) From amounts available pursuant to section 201(4),  $75,000,000.  

     (e) Limitation on Obligation of Funds for Integrated Flight          
  Experiment.--No funds made available in subsection (d) for the          
  integrated flight experiment may be obligated until the Secretary of the
  Air Force--                                                             
     (1) develops a specific spending plan for such amounts; and           

     (2) provides such plan to the congressional defense committees.       

     (f) Objective System Design.--To support the development of an       
  objective system design for a space-based laser system suited to the    
  operational and technological environment that will exist when such a   
  system can be deployed, the Secretary of Defense shall establish an     
  analysis and technology effort that complements the integrated flight   
  experiment. That effort shall include the following:                    
       (1) Research and development on advanced technologies that will not 
   be demonstrated on the integrated flight experiment but may be necessary
   for an objective system.                                                
       (2) Architecture studies to assess alternative constellation and    
   system performance characteristics.                                     
       (3) Planning for the development of a space-based laser prototype   
   that--                                                                  
       (A) uses the lessons learned from the integrated flight experiment; 
   and                                                                     
       (B) is supported by the ongoing research and development under      
   paragraph (1), the architecture studies under paragraph (2), and other  
   relevant advanced technology research and development.                  
     (g) Funds Available for Objective System Design During Fiscal Year   
  2000.--During fiscal year 2000, the Secretary of the Air Force may use  
  amounts made available for the integrated flight experiment under       
  subsection (d) for the purpose of supporting the effort specified in    
  subsection (f) if the Secretary of the Air Force first--                
     (1) determines that such amounts are needed for that purpose;         

     (2) develops a specific spending plan for such amounts; and           

       (3) consults with the congressional defense committees regarding    
   such plan.                                                              
     (h) Annual Report.--For each year in the three-year period beginning 
  with the year 2000, the Secretary of Defense shall, not later than March
  15 of that year, submit to the congressional defense committees a report
  on the space-based laser program. Each such report shall include the    
  following:                                                              
     (1) The program baseline for the integrated flight experiment.        

     (2) Any changes in that program baseline.                             

       (3) A description of the activities of the space-based laser program
   in the preceding year.                                                  
       (4) A description of the activities of the space-based laser program
   planned for the next fiscal year.                                       
       (5) The funding planned for the space-based laser program throughout
   the future-years defense program.                                       

          SEC. 235. CRITERIA FOR PROGRESSION OF AIRBORNE LASER PROGRAM.           

     (a) Modification of PDRR Aircraft.--No modification of the PDRR      
  aircraft may commence until the Secretary of the Air Force certifies to 
  Congress that the commencement of such modification is justified on the 
  basis of existing test data and analyses involving the following        
  activities:                                                             
     (1) The North Oscura Peak test program.                               

     (2) Scintillometry data collection and analysis.                      

     (3) The lethality/vulnerability program.                              

     (4) The countermeasures test and analysis effort.                     

       (5) Reduction and analysis of atmospheric data for fiscal years 1997
   and 1998.                                                               
     (b) Acquisition of EMD Aircraft and Flight Test of PDRR Aircraft.--In
  carrying out the Airborne Laser program, the Secretary of Defense shall 
  ensure that the Authority-to-Proceed-2 decision is not made until the   
  Secretary of Defense--                                                  
       (1) ensures that the Secretary of the Air Force has developed an    
   appropriate plan for resolving the technical challenges identified in   
   the Airborne Laser Program Assessment;                                  
     (2) approves that plan; and                                           

     (3) submits that plan to the congressional defense committees.        

     (c) Entry into EMD Phase.--The Secretary of Defense shall ensure that
  the Milestone II decision is not made until--                           
       (1) the PDRR aircraft undergoes a robust series of flight tests that
   validates the technical maturity of the Airborne Laser program and      
   provides sufficient information regarding the performance of the        
   Airborne Laser system; and                                              
       (2) sufficient technical information is available to determine      
   whether adequate progress is being made in the ongoing effort to address
   the operational issues identified in the Airborne Laser Program         
   Assessment.                                                             
     (d) Modification of EMD Aircraft.--The Secretary of the Air Force may
  not commence any modification of the EMD aircraft until the Milestone II
  decision is made.                                                       
    (e)  Definitions.--In this section:                                   

       (1) The term ``PDRR aircraft'' means the aircraft relating to the   
   program definition and risk reduction phase of the Airborne Laser       
   program.                                                                
       (2) The term ``EMD aircraft'' means the aircraft relating to the    
   engineering and manufacturing development phase of the Airborne Laser   
   program.                                                                
       (3) The term ``Authority-to-Proceed-2 decision'' means the decision 
   allowing acquisition of the EMD aircraft and flight testing of the PDRR 
   aircraft.                                                               
       (4) The term ``Milestone II decision'' means the decision allowing  
   the entry of the Airborne Laser program into the engineering and        
   manufacturing development phase.                                        
       (5) The term ``Airborne Laser Program Assessment'' means the report 
   titled ``Assessment of Technical and Operational Aspects of the Airborne
   Laser Program'', submitted to Congress by the Secretary of Defense on   
   March 9, 1999.                                                          

                    SEC. 236. SENSE OF CONGRESS REGARDING BALLISTIC MISSILE       
          DEFENSE TECHNOLOGY FUNDING.                                             
    It is the sense of Congress that--                                    

       (1) because technology development provides the basis for future    
   weapon systems, it is important to maintain a healthy balance between   
   funding for the development of technology for ballistic missile defense 
   systems and funding for the acquisition of ballistic missile defense    
   systems;                                                                
       (2) funding planned within the future-years defense program of the  
   Department of Defense should be sufficient to support the development of
   technology for future and follow-on ballistic missile defense systems   
   while simultaneously supporting the acquisition of ballistic missile    
   defense systems; and                                                    
       (3) the Secretary of Defense should seek to ensure that funding in  
   the future-years defense program is adequate both for the development of
   technology for advanced ballistic missile defense systems and for the   
   major existing programs for the acquisition of ballistic missile defense
   systems.                                                                
          SEC. 237. REPORT ON NATIONAL MISSILE DEFENSE.                           

     Not later than March 15, 2000, the Secretary of Defense shall submit 
  to Congress the Secretary's assessment of the advantages or             
  disadvantages of a two-site deployment of a ground-based National       
  Missile Defense system, with special reference to considerations of the 
  world-wide ballistic missile threat, defensive coverage, redundancy and 
  survivability, and economies of scale.                                  

           Subtitle D--Research and Development for Long-Term Military Capabilities

          SEC. 241. QUADRENNIAL REPORT ON EMERGING OPERATIONAL CONCEPTS.          

     (a) In General.--(1) Chapter 23 of title 10, United States Code, is  
  amended by adding at the end the following new section:                 

          ``486. Quadrennial report on emerging operational concepts              

     ``(a) Quadrennial Report Required.--Not later than March 1 of each   
  year evenly divisible by four, the Secretary of Defense shall submit to 
  the Committee on Armed Services of the Senate and the Committee on Armed
  Services of the House of Representatives a report on emerging           
  operational concepts. Each such report shall be prepared by the         
  Secretary in consultation with the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of      
  Staff.                                                                  
     ``(b) Content of Report Relating to DoD Processes.--Each such report 
  shall contain a description, for the four years preceding the year in   
  which the report is submitted, of the following:                        
       ``(1) The process undertaken in the Department of Defense, and in   
   each of the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps, to define and      
   develop doctrine, operational concepts, organizational concepts, and    
   acquisition strategies to address--                                     
       ``(A) the potential of emerging technologies for significantly      
   improving the operational effectiveness of the armed forces;            
       ``(B) changes in the international order that may necessitate       
   changes in the operational capabilities of the armed forces;            
     ``(C) emerging capabilities of potential adversary states; and        

     ``(D) changes in defense budget projections.                          

       ``(2) The manner in which the processes described in paragraph (1)  
   are harmonized to ensure that there is a sufficient consideration of the
   development of joint doctrine, operational concepts, and acquisition    
   strategies.                                                             
       ``(3) The manner in which the processes described in paragraph (1)  
   are coordinated through the Joint Requirements Oversight Council and    
   reflected in the planning, programming, and budgeting process of the    
   Department of Defense.                                                  
     ``(c) Content of Report Relating to Identification of Technological  
  Objectives for Research and Development.--Each report under this section
  shall set forth the military capabilities that are necessary for meeting
  national security requirements over the next two to three decades,      
  including--                                                             
       ``(1) the most significant strategic and operational capabilities   
   (including both armed force-specific and joint capabilities) that are   
   necessary for the armed forces to prevail against the most dangerous    
   threats, including asymmetrical threats, that could be posed to the     
   national security interests of the United States by potential           
   adversaries from 20 to 30 years in the future;                          
       ``(2) the key characteristics and capabilities of future military   
   systems (including both armed force-specific and joint systems) that    
   will be needed to meet each such threat; and                            
       ``(3) the most significant research and development challenges that 
   must be met, and the technological breakthroughs that must be made, to  
   develop and field such systems.''.                                      
     (2) The table of sections at the beginning of such chapter is amended
  by adding at the end the following new item:                            

      ``486. Quadrennial report on emerging operational concepts.''.          


     (b) Conforming Repeal.--Section 1042 of the National Defense         
  Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1997 (Public Law 104 201; 110 Stat.   
  2642; 10 U.S.C. 113 note) is repealed.                                  

          SEC. 242. TECHNOLOGY AREA REVIEW AND ASSESSMENT.                        

     Section 270(b) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal  
  Year 1997 (Public Law 104 201; 110 Stat. 2469; 10 U.S.C. 2501 note) is  
  amended to read as follows:                                             
     ``(b) Technology Area Review and Assessment.--With the submission of 
  the plan under subsection (a) each year, the Secretary shall also submit
  to the committees referred to in that subsection a summary of each      
  technology area review and assessment conducted by the Department of    
  Defense in support of that plan.''.                                     

                    SEC. 243. REPORT BY UNDER SECRETARY OF DEFENSE FOR            
          ACQUISITION, TECHNOLOGY, AND LOGISTICS.                                 
     (a) Requirement.--The Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition,    
  Technology, and Logistics shall submit to the congressional defense     
  committees a report on the actions that are necessary to promote the    
  research base and technological development that will be needed for     
  ensuring that the Armed Forces have the military capabilities that are  
  necessary for meeting national security requirements over the next two  
  to three decades.                                                       
     (b) Content.--The report shall include the actions that have been    
  taken or are planned to be taken within the Department of Defense to    
  ensure that--                                                           
       (1) the Department of Defense laboratories place an appropriate     
   emphasis on revolutionary changes in military operations and the new    
   technologies that will be necessary to support those operations;        
       (2) the Department helps sustain a high-quality national research   
   base that includes organizations attuned to the needs of the Department,
   the fostering and creation of revolutionary technologies useful to the  
   Department, and the capability to identify opportunities for new        
   military capabilities in emerging scientific knowledge;                 
       (3) the Department can identify, provide appropriate funding for,   
   and ensure the coordinated development of joint technologies that will  
   serve the needs of more than one of the Armed Forces;                   
       (4) the Department can identify militarily relevant technologies    
   that are developed in the private sector, rapidly incorporate those     
   technologies into defense systems, and effectively utilize technology   
   transfer processes;                                                     
       (5) the Department can effectively and efficiently manage the       
   transition of new technologies from the applied research and advanced   
   technological development stage through the product development stage in
   a manner that ensures that maximum advantage is obtained from advances  
   in technology; and                                                      
       (6) the Department's educational institutions for the officers of   
   the uniformed services incorporate into their officer education and     
   training programs, as appropriate, materials necessary to ensure that   
   the officers have the familiarity with the processes, advances, and     
   opportunities in technology development that is necessary for making    
   decisions that ensure the superiority of United States defense          
   technology in the future.                                               

                    SEC. 244. DARPA PROGRAM FOR AWARD OF COMPETITIVE PRIZES TO    
          ENCOURAGE DEVELOPMENT OF ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES.                         
     (a) Authority.--Chapter 139 of title 10, United States Code, is      
  amended by inserting after section 2374 the following new section:      
          ``2374a. Prizes for advanced technology achievements                    

     ``(a) Authority.--The Secretary of Defense, acting through the       
  Director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, may carry out
  a program to award cash prizes in recognition of outstanding            
  achievements in basic, advanced, and applied research, technology       
  development, and prototype development that have the potential for      
  application to the performance of the military missions of the          
  Department of Defense.                                                  
     ``(b) Competition Requirements.--The program under subsection (a)    
  shall use a competitive process for the selection of recipients of cash 
  prizes. The process shall include the widely-advertised solicitation of 
  submissions of research results, technology developments, and           
  prototypes.                                                             
     ``(c) Limitations.--(1) The total amount made available for award of 
  cash prizes in a fiscal year may not exceed $10,000,000.                
     ``(2) No prize competition may result in the award of more than      
  $1,000,000 in cash prizes without the approval of the Under Secretary of
  Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics.                     
     ``(d) Relationship to Other Authority.--The program under subsection 
  (a) may be carried out in conjunction with or in addition to the        
  exercise of any other authority of the Director to acquire, support, or 
  stimulate basic, advanced and applied research, technology development, 
  or prototype projects.                                                  
     ``(e) Annual Report.--Promptly after the end of each fiscal year, the
  Secretary shall submit to the Committees on Armed Services of the Senate
  and the House of Representatives a report on the administration of the  
  program for that fiscal year. The report shall include the following:   
       ``(1) The military applications of the research, technology, or     
   prototypes for which prizes were awarded.                               
     ``(2) The total amount of the prizes awarded.                         

       ``(3) The methods used for solicitation and evaluation of           
   submissions, together with an assessment of the effectiveness of those  
   methods.                                                                
     ``(f) Period of Authority.--The authority to award prizes under      
  subsection (a) shall terminate at the end of September 30, 2003.''.     
     (b) Clerical Amendment.--The table of sections at the beginning of   
  such chapter is amended by inserting after the item relating to section 
  2374 the following new item:                                            

      ``2374a. Prizes for advanced technology achievements.''.                


                    SEC. 245. ADDITIONAL PILOT PROGRAM FOR REVITALIZING DEPARTMENT
          OF DEFENSE LABORATORIES.                                                
     (a) Authority.--(1) The Secretary of Defense may carry out a pilot   
  program to demonstrate improved efficiency in the performance of        
  research, development, test, and evaluation functions of the Department 
  of Defense. The pilot program under this section is in addition to, but 
  may be carried out in conjunction with, the pilot program authorized by 
  section 246 of the Strom Thurmond National Defense Authorization Act for
  Fiscal Year 1999 (Public Law 105 261; 112 Stat. 1955; 10 U.S.C. 2358    
  note).                                                                  
     (2) Under the pilot program, the Secretary of Defense shall provide  
  the director of one science and technology laboratory, and the director 
  of one test and evaluation laboratory, of each military department with 
  authority for the following:                                            
       (A) To ensure that the laboratories selected can attract a workforce
   appropriately balanced between permanent and temporary personnel and    
   among workers with an appropriate level of skills and experience and    
   that those laboratories can effectively compete in hiring to obtain the 
   finest scientific talent.                                               
       (B) To develop or expand innovative methods of operation that       
   provide more defense research for each dollar of cost, including        
   carrying out initiatives such as focusing on the performance of core    
   functions and adopting more business-like practices.                    
       (C) To waive any restrictions not required by law that apply to the 
   demonstration and implementation of methods for achieving the objectives
   set forth in subparagraphs (A) and (B).                                 
     (3) In selecting the laboratories for participation in the pilot     
  program, the Secretary shall consider laboratories where innovative     
  management techniques have been demonstrated, particularly as documented
  under sections 1115 through 1119 of title 31, United States Code,       
  relating to Government agency performance and results.                  
     (4) The Secretary may carry out the pilot program at each selected   
  laboratory for a period of three years beginning not later than March 1,
  2000.                                                                   
     (b) Reports.--(1) Not later than March 1, 2000, the Secretary of     
  Defense shall submit to Congress a report on the implementation of the  
  pilot program. The report shall include the following:                  
     (A) Each laboratory selected for the pilot program.                   

       (B) To the extent possible, a description of the innovative concepts
   that are to be tested at each laboratory.                               
       (C) The criteria to be used for measuring the success of each       
   concept to be tested.                                                   
     (2) Promptly after the expiration of the period for participation of 
  a laboratory in the pilot program, the Secretary of Defense shall submit
  to Congress a final report on the participation of that laboratory in   
  the pilot program. The report shall include the following:              
     (A) A description of the concepts tested.                             

     (B) The results of the testing.                                       

     (C) The lessons learned.                                              

       (D) Any proposal for legislation that the Secretary recommends on   
   the basis of the experience at that laboratory under the pilot program. 

           Subtitle E--Other Matters                                               


                    SEC. 251. DEVELOPMENT OF DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE LASER MASTER   
          PLAN AND EXECUTION OF SOLID STATE LASER PROGRAM.                        
     (a) Master Plan Required.--The Secretary of Defense shall develop a  
  unified plan of the Department of Defense to develop laser technology   
  for potential weapons applications (in this section referred to as the  
  ``laser master plan''). In developing the plan, the Secretary shall     
  consult with the Secretary of Energy and the Secretaries of the military
  departments.                                                            
     (b) Contents of Laser Master Plan.--The laser master plan shall      
  include the following:                                                  
       (1) Identification of potential weapons applications of chemical,   
   solid state, and other lasers.                                          
       (2) Identification of critical technologies and manufacturing       
   capabilities required to achieve such weapons applications.             
       (3) A development path for those critical technologies and          
   manufacturing capabilities.                                             
       (4) Identification of the funding required in future fiscal years to
   carry out the laser master plan.                                        
     (5) Identification of unfunded requirements in the laser master plan. 

       (6) An appropriate management and oversight structure to carry out  
   the laser master plan.                                                  
     (c) Report.--Not later than March 15, 2000, the Secretary of Defense 
  shall submit to the congressional defense committees a report containing
  the laser master plan.                                                  
     (d) Recommendations for Executive Agent for Solid State Laser        
  Programs.--Upon the completion of the laser master plan, the Secretary  
  of Defense shall submit to the congressional defense committees the     
  recommendations of the Secretary as to the establishment of an executive
  agent to coordinate, implement, and oversee the execution of the        
  elements of the laser master plan that relate to solid state lasers.    
     (e) Development and Demonstration of Solid State Laser               
  Technology.--The Secretary of the Army shall--                          
       (1) initiate, not later than November 1, 1999, or 30 days after the 
   date of the enactment of this Act, whichever is later, a development    
   program for solid state laser technologies; and                         
       (2) demonstrate solid state laser technology consistent with the    
   objectives of the technical partnership between the United States Army  
   Space and Missile Defense Command and the Lawrence Livermore National   
   Laboratory, Livermore, California, with a goal of achieving a solid     
   state laser of 100 kilowatt average power.                              
     (f) Funding.--From amounts available pursuant to section 201(1),     
  $20,000,000 shall be available to carry out the activities specified in 
  subsection (e).                                                         

          SEC. 252. REPORT ON AIR FORCE DISTRIBUTED MISSION TRAINING.             

     (a) Requirement.--The Secretary of the Air Force shall submit to     
  Congress, not later than January 31, 2000, a report on the Air Force    
  Distributed Mission Training program.                                   
     (b) Content of Report.--The report shall include a discussion of the 
  following:                                                              
       (1) The progress that the Air Force has made to demonstrate and     
   prove the Air Force Distributed Mission Training concept of linking     
   geographically separated, high-fidelity simulators to provide a mission 
   rehearsal capability for Air Force units, and any units of any of the   
   other Armed Forces as may be necessary, to train together from their    
   home stations.                                                          
       (2) The actions that have been taken or are planned to be taken     
   within the Department of the Air Force to ensure that--                 
       (A) an independent study of all requirements, technologies, and     
   acquisition strategies essential to the formulation of a sound          
   Distributed Mission Training program is under way; and                  
       (B) all Air Force laboratories and other Air Force facilities       
   necessary to the research, development, testing, and evaluation of the  
   Distributed Mission Training program have been assessed regarding the   
   availability of the necessary resources to demonstrate and prove the Air
   Force Distributed Mission Training concept.                             

           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. Transfer to Defense Working Capital Funds to support    
      Defense Commissary Agency.                                              
               SUBTITLE B--PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS, RESTRICTIONS, AND LIMITATIONS    

      Sec. 311. Armed Forces Emergency Services.                              

            Sec. 312. Replacement of nonsecure tactical radios of the 82nd    
      Airborne Division.                                                      
      Sec. 313. Large medium-speed roll-on/roll-off (LMSR) program.           

            Sec. 314. Contributions for Spirit of Hope endowment fund of      
      United Service Organizations, Incorporated.                             
                            SUBTITLE C--ENVIRONMENTAL PROVISIONS                  

            Sec. 321. Extension of limitation on payment of fines and         
      penalties using funds in environmental restoration accounts.            
            Sec. 322. Modification of requirements for annual reports on      
      environmental compliance activities.                                    
            Sec. 323. Defense environmental technology program and investment 
      control process for environmental technologies.                         
            Sec. 324. Modification of membership of Strategic Environmental   
      Research and Development Program Council.                               
            Sec. 325. Extension of pilot program for sale of air pollution    
      emission reduction incentives.                                          
            Sec. 326. Reimbursement for certain costs in connection with      
      Fresno Drum Superfund Site, Fresno, California.                         
            Sec. 327. Payment of stipulated penalties assessed under CERCLA in
      connection with F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming.                    
      Sec. 328. Remediation of asbestos and lead-based paint.                 

            Sec. 329. Release of information to foreign countries regarding   
      any environmental contamination at former United States military        
      installations in those countries.                                       
      Sec. 330. Toussaint River ordnance mitigation study.                    

                             SUBTITLE D--DEPOT-LEVEL ACTIVITIES                   

            Sec. 331. Sales of articles and services of defense industrial    
      facilities to purchasers outside the Department of Defense.             
            Sec. 332. Contracting authority for defense working capital funded
      industrial facilities.                                                  
            Sec. 333. Annual reports on expenditures for performance of       
      depot-level maintenance and repair workloads by public and private      
      sectors.                                                                
            Sec. 334. Applicability of competition requirement in contracting 
      out workloads performed by depot-level activities of Department of      
      Defense.                                                                
            Sec. 335. Treatment of public sector winning bidders for contracts
      for performance of depot-level maintenance and repair workloads formerly
      performed at certain military installations.                            
            Sec. 336. Additional matters to be reported before prime vendor   
      contract for depot-level maintenance and repair is entered into.        
               SUBTITLE E--PERFORMANCE OF FUNCTIONS BY PRIVATE-SECTOR SOURCES     

            Sec. 341. Reduced threshold for consideration of effect on local  
      community of changing defense functions to private sector performance.  
      Sec. 342. Congressional notification of A 76 cost comparison waivers.   

            Sec. 343. Report on use of employees of non-Federal entities to   
      provide services to Department of Defense.                              
      Sec. 344. Evaluation of total system performance responsibility program.

            Sec. 345. Sense of Congress regarding process for modernization of
      army computer services.                                                 
                          SUBTITLE F--DEFENSE DEPENDENTS EDUCATION                

            Sec. 351. Assistance to local educational agencies that benefit   
      dependents of members of the Armed Forces and Department of Defense     
      civilian employees.                                                     
            Sec. 352. Unified school boards for all Department of Defense     
      Domestic Dependent Schools in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and Guam. 
            Sec. 353. Continuation of enrollment at Department of Defense     
      domestic dependent elementary and secondary schools.                    
            Sec. 354. Technical amendments to Defense Dependents' Education   
      Act of 1978.                                                            
                            SUBTITLE G--MILITARY READINESS ISSUES                 

      Sec. 361. Independent study of military readiness reporting system.     

            Sec. 362. Independent study of Department of Defense secondary    
      inventory and parts shortages.                                          
      Sec. 363. Report on inventory and control of military equipment.        

            Sec. 364. Comptroller General study of adequacy of Department     
      restructured sustainment and reengineered logistics product support     
      practices.                                                              
            Sec. 365. Comptroller General review of real property maintenance 
      and its effect on readiness.                                            
            Sec. 366. Establishment of logistics standards for sustained      
      military operations.                                                    
                          SUBTITLE H--INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ISSUES               

            Sec. 371. Discretionary authority to install telecommunication    
      equipment for persons performing voluntary services.                    
            Sec. 372. Authority for disbursing officers to support use of     
      automated teller machines on naval vessels for financial transactions.  
      Sec. 373. Use of Smart Card technology in the Department of Defense.    

            Sec. 374. Report on defense use of Smart Card as PKI              
      authentication device carrier.                                          
                                  SUBTITLE I--OTHER MATTERS                       

            Sec. 381. Authority to lend or donate obsolete or condemned rifles
      for funeral and other ceremonies.                                       
      Sec. 382. Extension of warranty claims recovery pilot program.          

            Sec. 383. Preservation of historic buildings and grounds at United
      States Soldiers' and Airmen's Home, District of Columbia.               
            Sec. 384. Clarification of land conveyance authority, United      
      States Soldiers' and Airmen's Home.                                     
            Sec. 385. Treatment of Alaska, Hawaii, and Guam in defense        
      household goods moving programs.                                        

           Subtitle A--Authorization of Appropriations                             


          SEC. 301. OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE FUNDING.                            

     Funds are hereby authorized to be appropriated for fiscal year 2000  
  for the use of the Armed Forces and other activities and agencies of the
  Department of Defense for expenses, not otherwise provided for, for     
  operation and maintenance, in amounts as follows:                       
     (1) For the Army, $18,922,494,000.                                    

     (2) For the Navy, $22,641,515,000.                                    

     (3) For the Marine Corps, $2,724,529,000 .                            

     (4) For the Air Force, $20,961,458,000.                               

     (5) For Defense-wide activities, $11,496,633,000.                     

     (6) For the Army Reserve, $1,441,213,000.                             

     (7) For the Naval Reserve, $937,647,000.                              

     (8) For the Marine Corps Reserve, $135,766,000.                       

     (9) For the Air Force Reserve, $1,750,937,000.                        

     (10) For the Army National Guard, $3,113,684,000.                     

     (11) For the Air National Guard, $3,168,518,000.                      

     (12) For the Defense Inspector General, $138,744,000.                 

       (13) For the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces,   
   $7,621,000.                                                             
     (14) For Environmental Restoration, Army, $378,170,000.               

     (15) For Environmental Restoration, Navy, $284,000,000.               

     (16) For Environmental Restoration, Air Force, $376,800,000.          

     (17) For Environmental Restoration, Defense-wide, $25,370,000.        

       (18) For Environmental Restoration, Formerly Used Defense Sites,    
   $239,214,000.                                                           
       (19) For Overseas Humanitarian, Disaster, and Civic Aid programs,   
   $55,800,000.                                                            
       (20) For Drug Interdiction and Counter-drug Activities,             
   Defense-wide, $803,500,000.                                             
       (21) For the Kaho'olawe Island Conveyance, Remediation, and         
   Environmental Restoration Trust Fund, $15,000,000.                      
     (22) For Defense Health Program, $10,482,687,000.                     

     (23) For Cooperative Threat Reduction programs, $475,500,000.         

       (24) For Overseas Contingency Operations Transfer Fund,             
   $1,879,600,000.                                                         
     (25) For quality of life enhancements, $1,845,370,000.                


          SEC. 302. WORKING CAPITAL FUNDS.                                        

     Funds are hereby authorized to be appropriated for fiscal year 2000  
  for the use of the Armed Forces and other activities and agencies of the
  Department of Defense for providing capital for working capital and     
  revolving funds in amounts as follows:                                  
     (1) For the Defense Working Capital Funds, $90,344,000.               

     (2) For the National Defense Sealift Fund, $434,700,000.              


          SEC. 303. ARMED FORCES RETIREMENT HOME.                                 

     There is hereby authorized to be appropriated for fiscal year 2000   
  from the Armed Forces Retirement Home Trust Fund the sum of $68,295,000 
  for the operation of the Armed Forces Retirement Home, including the    
  United States Soldiers' and Airmen's Home and the Naval Home.           

          SEC. 304. TRANSFER FROM NATIONAL DEFENSE STOCKPILE TRANSACTION FUND.    

     (a) Transfer Authority.--To the extent provided in appropriations    
  Acts, not more than $150,000,000 is authorized to be transferred from   
  the National Defense Stockpile Transaction Fund to operation and        
  maintenance accounts for fiscal year 2000 in amounts as follows:        
     (1) For the Army, $50,000,000.                                        

     (2) For the Navy, $50,000,000.                                        

     (3) For the Air Force, $50,000,000.                                   

    (b)  Treatment of Transfers.--Amounts transferred under this section--

       (1) shall be merged with, and be available for the same purposes and
   the same period as, the amounts in the accounts to which transferred;   
   and                                                                     
       (2) may not be expended for an item that has been denied            
   authorization of appropriations by Congress.                            
     (c) Relationship to Other Transfer Authority.--The transfer authority
  provided in this section is in addition to the transfer authority       
  provided in section 1001.                                               

                    SEC. 305. TRANSFER TO DEFENSE WORKING CAPITAL FUNDS TO SUPPORT
          DEFENSE COMMISSARY AGENCY.                                              
     (a) Army Operation and Maintenance Funds.--The Secretary of the Army 
  shall transfer $346,154,000 of the amount authorized to be appropriated 
  by section 301(1) for operation and maintenance for the Army to the     
  Defense Working Capital Funds for the purpose of funding operations of  
  the Defense Commissary Agency.                                          
     (b) Navy Operation and Maintenance Funds.--The Secretary of the Navy 
  shall transfer $263,070,000 of the amount authorized to be appropriated 
  by section 301(2) for operation and maintenance for the Navy to the     
  Defense Working Capital Funds for the purpose of funding operations of  
  the Defense Commissary Agency.                                          
     (c) Marine Corps Operation and Maintenance Funds.--The Secretary of  
  the Navy shall transfer $90,834,000 of the amount authorized to be      
  appropriated by section 301(3) for operation and maintenance for the    
  Marine Corps to the Defense Working Capital Funds for the purpose of    
  funding operations of the Defense Commissary Agency.                    
     (d) Air Force Operation and Maintenance Funds.--The Secretary of the 
  Air Force shall transfer $309,061,000 of the amount authorized to be    
  appropriated by section 301(4) for operation and maintenance for the Air
  Force to the Defense Working Capital Funds for the purpose of funding   
  operations of the Defense Commissary Agency.                            
    (e)  Treatment of Transfers.--Amounts transferred under this section--

       (1) shall be merged with, and be available for the same purposes and
   the same period as, other amounts in the Defense Working Capital Funds  
   available for the purpose of funding operations of the Defense          
   Commissary Agency; and                                                  
       (2) may not be expended for an item that has been denied            
   authorization of appropriations by Congress.                            
     (f) Relationship to Other Transfer Authority.--The transfer          
  requirements of this section are in addition to the transfer authority  
  provided in section 1001.                                               
           Subtitle B--Program Requirements, Restrictions, and Limitations         


          SEC. 311. ARMED FORCES EMERGENCY SERVICES.                              

     Of the amount authorized to be appropriated by section 301(5) for    
  operation and maintenance for Defense-wide activities, $23,000,000 shall
  be made available to the American Red Cross to fund the Armed Forces    
  Emergency Services.                                                     

                    SEC. 312. REPLACEMENT OF NONSECURE TACTICAL RADIOS OF THE 82ND
          AIRBORNE DIVISION.                                                      
     Of the amount authorized to be appropriated by section 301(1) for    
  operation and maintenance for the Army, such funds as may be necessary, 
  but not to exceed $5,500,000, shall be available to the Secretary of the
  Army for the purpose of replacing nonsecure tactical radios used by the 
  82nd Airborne Division with radios, such as models AN/PRC 138 and AN/PRC
  148, identified as being capable of fulfilling mission requirements.    

          SEC. 313. LARGE MEDIUM-SPEED ROLL-ON/ROLL-OFF (LMSR) PROGRAM.           

     (a) Authorization of Ship.--The Secretary of the Navy is authorized  
  to procure the large medium-speed roll-on/roll-off (LMSR) ship to be    
  designated T AKR 307 or T AKR 317, subject to the availability of       
  appropriations for that purpose.                                        
     (b) Amount Authorized.--Of the amount authorized to be appropriated  
  under section 302(2) for fiscal year 2000 that is provided for the      
  National Defense Sealift Fund, $80,000,000 is available for the advance 
  procurement and advance construction of components for the LMSR program 
  referred to in subsection (a). The Secretary of the Navy may enter into 
  a contract or contracts with the shipbuilder and other entities for the 
  advance procurement and advance construction of those components.       

                    SEC. 314. CONTRIBUTIONS FOR SPIRIT OF HOPE ENDOWMENT FUND OF  
          UNITED SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS, INCORPORATED.                             
     (a) Grants Authorized.--Subject to subsection (c), the Secretary of  
  Defense may make grants to the United Service Organizations,            
  Incorporated, a federally chartered corporation under chapter 2201 of   
  title 36, United States Code, to contribute funds for the USO's Spirit  
  of Hope Endowment Fund.                                                 
     (b) Grant Increments.--The amount of the first grant under subsection
  (a) may not exceed $2,000,000. The amount of the second grant under such
  subsection may not exceed $3,000,000, and subsequent grants may not     
  exceed $5,000,000.                                                      
     (c) Matching Requirement.--Each grant under subsection (a) may not be
  made until after the United Service Organizations, Incorporated,        
  certifies to the Secretary of Defense that sufficient funds have been   
  raised from non-Federal sources for deposit in the Spirit of Hope       
  Endowment Fund to match, on a dollar-for-dollar basis, the amount of    
  that grant.                                                             
     (d) Funding.--Of the amount authorized to be appropriated by section 
  301(5) for operation and maintenance for Defense-wide activities,       
  $25,000,000 shall be available to the Secretary of Defense for the      
  purpose of making grants under subsection (a).                          
           Subtitle C--Environmental Provisions                                    


                    SEC. 321. EXTENSION OF LIMITATION ON PAYMENT OF FINES AND     
          PENALTIES USING FUNDS IN ENVIRONMENTAL RESTORATION ACCOUNTS.            
     Section 2703(e) of title 10, United States Code, is amended by       
  striking ``through 1999,'' both places it appears and inserting         
  ``through 2010,''.                                                      

                    SEC. 322. MODIFICATION OF REQUIREMENTS FOR ANNUAL REPORTS ON  
          ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE ACTIVITIES.                                    
     (a) Modification of Requirements.--Subsection (b) of section 2706 of 
  title 10, United States Code, is amended to read as follows:            
     ``(b) Report on Environmental Quality Programs and Other             
  Environmental Activities.--(1) The Secretary of Defense shall submit to 
  Congress each year, not later than 45 days after the date on which the  
  President submits to Congress the budget for a fiscal year, a report on 
  the progress made in carrying out activities under the environmental    
  quality programs of the Department of Defense and the military          
  departments.                                                            
    ``(2) Each report shall include the following:                        

       ``(A) A description of the environmental quality program of the     
   Department of Defense, and of each of the military departments, during  
   the period consisting of the four fiscal years preceding the fiscal year
   in which the report is submitted, the fiscal year in which the report is
   submitted, and the fiscal year following the fiscal year in which the   
   report is submitted.                                                    
       ``(B) For each of the major activities under the environmental      
   quality programs:                                                       
       ``(i) A specification of the amount expended, or proposed to be     
   expended, in each fiscal year of the period covered by the report.      
       ``(ii) An explanation for any significant change in the aggregate   
   amount to be expended in the fiscal year in which the report is         
   submitted, and in the following fiscal year, when compared with the     
   fiscal year preceding each such fiscal year.                            
       ``(iii) An assessment of the manner in which the scope of the       
   activities have changed over the course of the period covered by the    
   report.                                                                 
       ``(C) A summary of the major achievements of the environmental      
   quality programs and of any major problems with the programs.           
       ``(D) A list of the planned or ongoing projects necessary to support
   the environmental quality programs during the period covered by the     
   report, the cost of which has exceeded or is anticipated to exceed      
   $1,500,000. The list and accompanying material shall include the        
   following:                                                              
       ``(i) A separate listing of the projects inside the United States   
   and of the projects outside the United States.                          
       ``(ii) For each project commenced during the first four fiscal years
   of the period covered by the report (other than a project that was      
   reported as fully executed in the report for a previous fiscal year), a 
   description of--                                                        
       ``(I) the amount specified in the initial budget request for the    
   project;                                                                
       ``(II) the aggregate amount allocated to the project through the    
   fiscal year preceding the fiscal year for which the report is submitted;
   and                                                                     
       ``(III) the aggregate amount obligated for the project through that 
   fiscal year.                                                            
       ``(iii) For each project commenced or to be commenced in the fiscal 
   year in which the report is submitted, a description of--               
       ``(I) the amount specified for the project in the budget for the    
   fiscal year; and                                                        
     ``(II) the amount allocated to the project in the fiscal year.        

       ``(iv) For each project to be commenced in the last fiscal year of  
   the period, a description of the amount, if any, specified for the      
   project in the budget for the fiscal year.                              
       ``(v) If the anticipated aggregate cost of any project covered by   
   the report will exceed by more than 25 percent the amount specified in  
   the initial budget request for such project, a justification for that   
   variance.                                                               
       ``(E) A statement of the fines and penalties imposed or assessed    
   against the Department of Defense and the military departments under    
   Federal, State, or local environmental laws during the fiscal year in   
   which the report is submitted and the four preceding fiscal years, which
   shall set forth the following:                                          
       ``(i) Each Federal environmental statute under which a fine or      
   penalty was imposed or assessed during each such fiscal year.           
     ``(ii) With respect to each such Federal statute--                    

       ``(I) the aggregate amount of fines and penalties imposed under the 
   statute during each such fiscal year;                                   
       ``(II) the aggregate amount of fines and penalties paid under the   
   statute during each such fiscal year; and                               
       ``(III) the total amount required during such fiscal years for      
   supplemental environmental projects in lieu of the payment of a fine or 
   penalty under the statute and the extent to which the cost of such      
   projects during such fiscal years has exceeded the original amount of   
   the fine or penalty.                                                    
       ``(iii) A trend analysis of fines and penalties imposed or assessed 
   during each such fiscal year for military installations inside and      
   outside the United States.                                              
       ``(F) A statement of the amounts expended, and anticipated to be    
   expended, during the period covered by the report for any activities    
   overseas relating to the environment, including amounts for activities  
   relating to environmental remediation, compliance, conservation,        
   pollution prevention, and environmental technology and amounts for      
   conferences, meetings, and studies for pilot programs, and for travel   
   related to such activities.''.                                          
     (b) Conforming Repeal.--Such section is further amended by striking  
  subsection (d).                                                         
     (c) Definitions.--Subsection (e) of such section is amended by adding
  at the end the following new paragraphs:                                
       ``(4) The term `environmental quality program' means a program of   
   activities relating to environmental compliance, conservation, pollution
   prevention, and such other activities relating to environmental quality 
   as the Secretary concerned may designate for purposes of the program.   
       ``(5) The term `major activities', with respect to an environmental 
   quality program, means the following activities under the program:      
     ``(A) Environmental compliance activities.                            

     ``(B) Conservation activities.                                        

     ``(C) Pollution prevention activities.''.                             


                    SEC. 323. DEFENSE ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM AND        
          INVESTMENT CONTROL PROCESS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGIES.              
    (a)  Purposes.--The purposes of this section are--                    

       (1) to hold the Department of Defense and the military departments  
   accountable for achieving performance-based results in the management of
   environmental technology by providing a connection between program      
   direction and the achievement of specific performance-based results;    
       (2) to assure the identification of end-user requirements for       
   environmental technology within the military departments;               
       (3) to assure results, quality of effort, and appropriate levels of 
   service and support for end-users of environmental technology within the
   military departments; and                                               
       (4) to promote improvement in the performance of environmental      
   technologies by establishing objectives for environmental technology    
   programs, measuring performance against such objectives, and making     
   public reports on the progress made in such performance.                
     (b) Investment Control Process.--(1) Chapter 160 of title 10, United 
  States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new section: 
          ``2709. Investment control process for environmental technologies       

     ``(a) Investment Control Process.--The Secretary of Defense shall    
  ensure that the technology planning process developed to implement      
  section 2501 of this title and section 270(b) of the National Defense   
  Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1997 (Public Law 104 201; 110 Stat.   
  2469) provides for an investment control process for the selection,     
  prioritization, management, and evaluation of environmental technologies
  by the Department of Defense, the military departments, and the Defense 
  Agencies.                                                               
     ``(b) Planning and Evaluation.--The environmental technology         
  investment control process required by subsection (a) shall provide, at 
  a minimum, for the following:                                           
       ``(1) The active participation by end-users of environmental        
   technology, including the officials responsible for the environmental   
   security programs of the Department of Defense and the military         
   departments, in the selection and prioritization of environmental       
   technologies.                                                           
       ``(2) The development of measurable performance goals and objectives
   for the management and development of environmental technologies and    
   specific mechanisms for assuring the achievement of the goals and       
   objectives.                                                             
       ``(3) Annual performance reviews to determine whether the goals and 
   objectives have been achieved and to take appropriate action in the     
   event that they are not achieved.''.                                    
     (2) The table of sections at the beginning of such chapter is amended
  by adding at the end the following new item:                            

      ``2709. Investment control process for environmental technologies.''.   


     (c) Annual Report.--(1) Section 2706 of such title, as amended by    
  322(b), is further amended by inserting after subsection (c) the        
  following new subsection:                                               
     ``(d) Report on Environmental Technology Program.--(1) The Secretary 
  of Defense shall submit to Congress each year, not later than 45 days   
  after the date on which the President submits to Congress the budget for
  a fiscal year, a report on the progress made by the Department of       
  Defense in achieving the objectives and goals of its environmental      
  technology program during the preceding fiscal year and an overall trend
  analysis for the program covering the previous four fiscal years.       
     ``(2) Each such report shall include, with respect to each project   
  under the environmental technology program of the Department of Defense,
  the following:                                                          
       ``(A) The performance objectives established for the project for the
   fiscal year and an assessment of the performance achieved with respect  
   to the project in light of performance indicators for the project.      
       ``(B) A description of the extent to which the project met the      
   performance objectives established for the project for the fiscal year. 
       ``(C) If a project did not meet the performance objectives for the  
   project for the fiscal year--                                           
       ``(i) an explanation for the failure of the project to meet the     
   performance objectives; and                                             
       ``(ii) a modified schedule for meeting the performance objectives   
   or, if a performance objective is determined to be impracticable or     
   infeasible to meet, a statement of alternative actions to be taken with 
   respect to the project.''.                                              
     (2) The Secretary of Defense shall include in the first report       
  submitted under section 2706(d) of title 10, United States Code, as     
  added by this subsection, a description of the steps taken by the       
  Secretary to ensure that the environmental technology investment control
  process for the Department of Defense satisfies the requirements of     
  section 2709 of such title, as added by subsection (b).                 

                    SEC. 324. MODIFICATION OF MEMBERSHIP OF STRATEGIC             
          ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM COUNCIL.                 
     Section 2902(b)(1) of title 10, United States Code, is amended by    
  striking ``Director of Defense Research and Engineering'' and inserting 
  ``Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Science and Technology''.       

                    SEC. 325. EXTENSION OF PILOT PROGRAM FOR SALE OF AIR POLLUTION
          EMISSION REDUCTION INCENTIVES.                                          
     Section 351(a) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal  
  Year 1998 (Public Law 105 85; 111 Stat. 1692; 10 U.S.C. 2701 note) is   
  amended by striking paragraph (2) and inserting the following new       
  paragraph:                                                              
     ``(2) The Secretary may not carry out the pilot program after        
  September 30, 2001.''.                                                  

                    SEC. 326. REIMBURSEMENT FOR CERTAIN COSTS IN CONNECTION WITH  
          FRESNO DRUM SUPERFUND SITE, FRESNO, CALIFORNIA.                         
     (a) Authority.--The Secretary of Defense may pay, using funds        
  described in subsection (b), to the Fresno Drum Special Account within  
  the Hazardous Substance Superfund established by section 9507 of the    
  Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (26 U.S.C. 9507) to reimburse the         
  Environmental Protection Agency for costs incurred by the Agency for    
  actions taken under CERCLA at the Fresno Industrial Supply, Inc., site  
  in Fresno, California, the following amounts:                           
       (1) Not more than $778,425 for past response costs incurred by the  
   Agency.                                                                 
       (2) The amount of the costs identified as ``interest'' costs        
   pursuant to the agreement known as the ``CERCLA Section 122(h)(1)       
   Agreement for Payment of Future Response Costs and Recovery of Past     
   Response Costs In the Matter of: Fresno Industrial Supply Inc. Site,    
   Fresno, California'' that was entered into by the Department of Defense 
   and the Environmental Protection Agency on May 22, 1998.                
     (b) Source of Funds for Payment.--(1) Subject to paragraph (2), any  
  payment under subsection (a) shall be made using the following amounts: 
       (A) Amounts authorized to be appropriated by section 301 to the     
   Environmental Restoration Account, Defense, established by section      
   2703(a)(1) of title 10, United States Code.                             
       (B) Amounts authorized to be appropriated by section 301 to the     
   Environmental Restoration Account, Army, established by section         
   2703(a)(2) of such title.                                               
       (C) Amounts authorized to be appropriated by section 301 to the     
   Environmental Restoration Account, Navy, established by section         
   2703(a)(3) of such title.                                               
       (D) Amounts authorized to be appropriated by section 301 to the     
   Environmental Restoration Account, Air Force, established by section    
   2703(a)(4) of such title.                                               
     (2) The portion of a payment under paragraph (1) that is derived from
  any account referred to in such paragraph shall bear the same ratio to  
  the total amount of such payment as the amount of the hazardous         
  substances at the Fresno Industrial Supply, Inc., site that are         
  attributable to the department concerned bears to the total amount of   
  the hazardous substances at that site.                                  
     (c) CERCLA Defined.--In this section, the term ``CERCLA'' means the  
  Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of
  1980 (42 U.S.C. 9601 et seq.).                                          

                    SEC. 327. PAYMENT OF STIPULATED PENALTIES ASSESSED UNDER      
          CERCLA IN CONNECTION WITH F.E. WARREN AIR FORCE BASE, WYOMING.          
     (a) Authority.--The Secretary of the Air Force may pay, using funds  
  described in subsection (b), not more than $20,000 as payment of        
  stipulated civil penalties assessed on January 13, 1998, against F.E.   
  Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming, under the Comprehensive Environmental   
  Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (42 U.S.C. 9601 et    
  seq.).                                                                  
     (b) Source of Funds for Payment.--Any payment under subsection (a)   
  shall be made using amounts authorized to be appropriated by section 301
  to the Environmental Restoration Account, Air Force, established by     
  section 2703(a)(4) of title 10, United States Code.                     
          SEC. 328. REMEDIATION OF ASBESTOS AND LEAD-BASED PAINT.                 

     (a) Use of Existing Contract Vehicles.--The Secretary of Defense     
  shall give appropriate consideration to existing contract vehicles,     
  including Army Corps of Engineers indefinite delivery, indefinite       
  quantity contracts, to provide for the remediation of asbestos and      
  lead-based paint at military installations within the United States.    
     (b) Selection.--The Secretary of Defense shall select the most       
  cost-effective contract vehicle in accordance with all applicable       
  Federal and State laws and Department of Defense regulations.           

                    SEC. 329. RELEASE OF INFORMATION TO FOREIGN COUNTRIES         
          REGARDING ANY ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINATION AT FORMER UNITED STATES       
          MILITARY INSTALLATIONS IN THOSE COUNTRIES.                              
     (a) Response to Request for Information.--Except as provided in      
  subsection (b), upon request by the government of a foreign country from
  which United States Armed Forces were withdrawn in 1992, the Secretary  
  of Defense shall--                                                      
       (1) release to that government available information relevant to the
   ability of that government to determine the nature and extent of        
   environmental contamination, if any, at a site in that foreign country  
   where the United States operated a military base, installation, or      
   facility before the withdrawal of the United States Armed Forces in     
   1992; or                                                                
       (2) report to Congress on the nature of the information requested   
   and the reasons why the information is not being released.              
    (b)  Limitation on Release.--Subsection (a)(1) does not apply to--    

       (1) any information request described in such subsection that is    
   received by the Secretary of Defense after the end of the one-year      
   period beginning on the date of the enactment of this Act;              
       (2) any information that the Secretary determines has been          
   previously provided to the foreign government; and                      
       (3) any information that the Secretary of Defense believes could    
   adversely affect United States national security.                       
     (c) Liability of the United States.--The requirement to provide      
  information under subsection (a)(1) may not be construed to establish on
  the part of the United States any liability or obligation for the costs 
  of environmental restoration or remediation at any site referred to in  
  such subsection.                                                        

          SEC. 330. TOUSSAINT RIVER ORDNANCE MITIGATION STUDY.                    

     (a) Ordnance Mitigation Study.--(1) The Secretary of Defense shall   
  conduct a study and is authorized to remove ordnance infiltrating the   
  Federal navigation channel and adjacent shorelines of the Toussaint     
  River in Ottawa County, Ohio.                                           
     (2) In conducting the study, the Secretary shall take into account   
  any information available from other studies conducted in connection    
  with the Federal navigation channel described in paragraph (1).         
     (b) Report on Study Results.--(1) Not later than April 1, 2000, the  
  Secretary of Defense shall submit to the congressional defense          
  committees and the Committee on Environment and Public Works of the     
  Senate a report that summarizes the results of the study conducted under
  subsection (a).                                                         
     (2) The Secretary shall include in the report recommendations        
  regarding the continuation or termination of any ongoing use of Lake    
  Erie as an ordnance firing range, and explain any recommendation to     
  continue such activities. The Secretary shall conduct the evaluation and
  assessment in consultation with the government of the State of Ohio and 
  local government entities and with appropriate Federal agencies.        
     (c) Limitation on Expenditures.--Not more than $800,000 may be       
  expended to conduct the study under subsection (a) and prepare the      
  report under subsection (b). However, nothing in this section is        
  intended to require non-Federal cost-sharing of the costs to perform the
  study.                                                                  
     (d) Authorization.--Consistent with existing laws, and after         
  providing notice to Congress, the Secretary of Defense may work with the
  other relevant Federal, State, local, or private entities to remove     
  ordnance resulting from infiltration into the Federal navigation channel
  and adjacent shorelines of the Toussaint River in Ottawa County, Ohio,  
  using funds authorized to be appropriated for that specific purpose in  
  fiscal year 2000.                                                       
     (e) Relation to Other Laws and Agreements.--This section is not      
  intended to modify any authorities provided to the Secretary of the Army
  by the Water Resources Development Act of 1986 (33 U.S.C. 2201 et seq.),
  nor is it intended to modify any non-Federal cost-sharing               
  responsibilities outlined in any local cooperation agreements.          
           Subtitle D--Depot-Level Activities                                      


                    SEC. 331. SALES OF ARTICLES AND SERVICES OF DEFENSE INDUSTRIAL
          FACILITIES TO PURCHASERS OUTSIDE THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE.             
     (a) Waiver of Certain Conditions.--(1) Section 2208(j) of title 10,  
  United States Code, is amended--                                        
       (A) by redesignating paragraphs (1) and (2) as subparagraphs (A) and
   (B), respectively;                                                      
     (B) by inserting ``(1)'' after ``(j)''; and                           

     (C) by adding at the end the following new paragraph:                 

     ``(2) The Secretary of Defense may waive the conditions in paragraph 
  (1) in the case of a particular sale if the Secretary determines that   
  the waiver is necessary for reasons of national security and notifies   
  Congress regarding the reasons for the waiver.''.                       
    (2) Section 2553(c) of such title is amended--                        

       (A) by redesignating paragraphs (1) through (6) as subparagraphs (A)
   through (F), respectively;                                              
     (B) by inserting ``(1)'' before ``A sale''; and                       

     (C) by adding at the end the following new paragraph:                 

     ``(2) The Secretary of Defense may waive the condition in paragraph  
  (1)(A) and subsection (a)(1) that an article or service must be not     
  available from a United States commercial source in the case of a       
  particular sale if the Secretary determines that the waiver is necessary
  for reasons of national security and notifies Congress regarding the    
  reasons for the waiver.''.                                              
     (b) Clarification of Commercial Nonavailability.--Section 2553(g) of 
  such title is amended--                                                 
     (1) by redesignating paragraph (2) as paragraph (3); and              

     (2) by inserting after paragraph (1) the following new paragraph:     

       ``(2) The term `not available', with respect to an article or       
   service proposed to be sold under this section, means that the article  
   or service is unavailable from a commercial source in the required      
   quantity and quality or within the time required.''.                    

                    SEC. 332. CONTRACTING AUTHORITY FOR DEFENSE WORKING CAPITAL   
          FUNDED INDUSTRIAL FACILITIES.                                           
     Section 2208(j)(1) of title 10, United States Code, as amended by    
  section 331, is further amended--                                       
       (1) in the matter preceding subparagraph (A), by striking ``or      
   remanufacturing'' and inserting ``, remanufacturing, and engineering''; 
       (2) in subparagraph (A), by inserting ``or a subcontract under a    
   Department of Defense contract'' before the semicolon; and              
       (3) in subparagraph (B), by striking ``Department of Defense        
   solicitation for such contract'' and inserting ``solicitation for the   
   contract or subcontract''.                                              

                    SEC. 333. ANNUAL REPORTS ON EXPENDITURES FOR PERFORMANCE OF   
          DEPOT-LEVEL MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR WORKLOADS BY PUBLIC AND PRIVATE      
          SECTORS.                                                                
     Subsection (e) of section 2466 of title 10, United States Code, is   
  amended to read as follows:                                             
     ``(e) Annual Reports.--(1) Not later than February 1 of each year,   
  the Secretary of Defense shall submit to Congress a report identifying, 
  for each of the armed forces (other than the Coast Guard) and each      
  Defense Agency, the percentage of the funds referred to in subsection   
  (a) that were expended during the preceding two fiscal years for        
  performance of depot-level maintenance and repair workloads by the      
  public and private sectors, as required by this section.                
     ``(2) Not later than April 1 of each year, the Secretary of Defense  
  shall submit to Congress a report identifying, for each of the armed    
  forces (other than the Coast Guard) and each Defense Agency, the        
  percentage of the funds referred to in subsection (a) that are projected
  to be expended during each of the next five fiscal years for performance
  of depot-level maintenance and repair workloads by the public and       
  private sectors, as required by this section.                           
     ``(3) Not later than 60 days after the date on which the Secretary   
  submits a report under this subsection, the Comptroller General shall   
  submit to Congress the Comptroller General's views on whether--         
       ``(A) in the case of a report under paragraph (1), the Department of
   Defense has complied with the requirements of subsection (a) for the    
   fiscal years covered by the report; and                                 
       ``(B) in the case of a report under paragraph (2), the expenditure  
   projections for future fiscal years are reasonable.''.                  

                    SEC. 334. APPLICABILITY OF COMPETITION REQUIREMENT IN         
          CONTRACTING OUT WORKLOADS PERFORMED BY DEPOT-LEVEL ACTIVITIES OF        
          DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE.                                                  
     Section 2469(b) of title 10, United States Code, is amended by       
  inserting ``(including the cost of labor and materials)'' after         
  ``$3,000,000''.                                                         

                    SEC. 335. TREATMENT OF PUBLIC SECTOR WINNING BIDDERS FOR      
          CONTRACTS FOR PERFORMANCE OF DEPOT-LEVEL MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR         
          WORKLOADS FORMERLY PERFORMED AT CERTAIN MILITARY INSTALLATIONS.         
     Section 2469a of title 10, United States Code, is amended by adding  
  at the end the following new subsection:                                
     ``(i) Oversight of Contracts Awarded Public Entities.--The Secretary 
  of Defense or the Secretary concerned may not impose on a public sector 
  entity awarded a contract for the performance of any depot-level        
  maintenance and repair workload described in subsection (b) any         
  requirements regarding management systems, reviews, oversight, or       
  reporting that are significantly different from the requirements used in
  the performance and management of other similar or identical depot-level
  maintenance and repair workloads by the entity, unless the requirements 
  are specifically provided in the solicitation for the contract or are   
  necessary to ensure compliance with the terms of the contract.''.       

                    SEC. 336. ADDITIONAL MATTERS TO BE REPORTED BEFORE PRIME      
          VENDOR CONTRACT FOR DEPOT-LEVEL MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR IS ENTERED INTO. 
     Section 346(a) of the Strom Thurmond National Defense Authorization  
  Act for Fiscal Year 1999 (Public Law 105 261; 112 Stat. 1979; 10 U.S.C. 
  2464 note) is amended--                                                 
     (1) by striking ``and'' at the end of paragraph (1);                  

       (2) by striking the period at the end of paragraph (2) and inserting
   a semicolon; and                                                        
     (3) by adding at the end the following new paragraphs:                

       ``(3) contains an analysis of the extent to which the contract      
   conforms to the requirements of section 2466 of title 10, United States 
   Code; and                                                               
       ``(4) describes the measures taken to ensure that the contract does 
   not violate the core logistics policies, requirements, and restrictions 
   set forth in section 2464 of that title.''.                             
           Subtitle E--Performance of Functions by Private-Sector Sources          


                    SEC. 341. REDUCED THRESHOLD FOR CONSIDERATION OF EFFECT ON    
          LOCAL COMMUNITY OF CHANGING DEFENSE FUNCTIONS TO PRIVATE SECTOR         
          PERFORMANCE.                                                            
     Section 2461(b)(3)(B)(ii) of title 10, United States Code, is amended
  by striking ``75 employees'' and inserting ``50 employees''.            

          SEC. 342. CONGRESSIONAL NOTIFICATION OF A 76 COST COMPARISON WAIVERS.   

     (a) Notification Required.--Section 2467 of title 10, United States  
  Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection:     
     ``(c) Congressional Notification of Cost Comparison Waiver.--(1) Not 
  later than 10 days after a decision is made to waive the cost comparison
  study otherwise required under Office of Management and Budget Circular 
  A 76 as part of the process to convert to contractor performance any    
  commercial activity of the Department of Defense, the Secretary of      
  Defense shall submit to Congress a report describing the commercial     
  activity subject to the waiver and the rationale for the waiver.        
    ``(2) The report shall also include the following:                    

       ``(A) The total number of civilian employees or military personnel  
   currently performing the function to be converted to contractor         
   performance.                                                            
       ``(B) A description of the competitive procedure used to award a    
   contract for contractor performance of the commercial activity.         
       ``(C) The anticipated savings to result from the waiver and         
   resulting conversion to contractor performance.''.                      
     (b) Clerical Amendments.--(1) The heading of such section is amended 
  to read as follows:                                                     
                    ``2467. Cost comparisons: inclusion of retirement costs;      
          consultation with employees; waiver of comparison''.                    
     (2) The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 146 of such    
  title is amended by striking the item relating to section 2467 and      
  inserting the following new item:                                       

            ``2467. Cost comparisons: inclusion of retirement costs;          
      consultation with employees; waiver of comparison.''.                   

                    SEC. 343. REPORT ON USE OF EMPLOYEES OF NON-FEDERAL ENTITIES  
          TO PROVIDE SERVICES TO DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE.                           
     (a) Report Required.--Not later than March 1, 2001, the Secretary of 
  Defense shall submit to Congress a report describing the use during the 
  previous fiscal year of non-Federal entities to provide services to the 
  Department of Defense.                                                  
     (b) Content of Report.--To the extent practicable using information  
  available from existing data collection and reporting systems available 
  to the Department of Defense and the non-Federal entities referred to in
  subsection (a), the report shall--                                      
       (1) specify the number of work year equivalents performed by        
   individuals employed by non-Federal entities in providing services to   
   the Department, including both direct and indirect labor attributable to
   the provision of the services;                                          
       (2) categorize the information by Federal supply class or service   
   code; and                                                               
       (3) indicate the appropriation from which the services were funded  
   and the major organizational element of the Department procuring the    
   services.                                                               
     (c) Limitation on Requirement for Non-Federal Entities to Provide    
  Information.--For the purposes of meeting the requirements set forth in 
  subsection (b), the Secretary may not require the provision of          
  information beyond the information that is currently provided to the    
  Department by the non-Federal entities referred to in subsection (a),   
  except for the number of direct and indirect work year equivalents      
  associated with Department of Defense contracts, identified by contract 
  number, to the extent this information is available to the contractor   
  from existing data collection systems.                                  

          SEC. 344. EVALUATION OF TOTAL SYSTEM PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITY PROGRAM.

     (a) Report Required.--Not later than February 1, 2000, the Secretary 
  of the Air Force shall submit to Congress a report identifying all Air  
  Force programs that--                                                   
       (1) are currently managed under the Total System Performance        
   Responsibility Program or similar programs; or                          
       (2) are presently planned to be managed using the Total System      
   Performance Responsibility Program or a similar program.                
     (b) Evaluation.--As part of the report required by subsection (a),   
  the Secretary of the Air Force shall include an evaluation of the       
  following:                                                              
       (1) The manner in which the Total System Performance Responsibility 
   Program and similar programs support the readiness and warfighting      
   capability of the Armed Forces and complement the support of the        
   logistics depots.                                                       
       (2) The effect of the Total System Performance Responsibility       
   Program and similar programs on the maintenance of core Government      
   logistics management skills.                                            
       (3) The process and criteria used by the Air Force to determine     
   whether Government employees or the private sector should perform       
   sustainment management functions.                                       
     (c) Comptroller General Review.--Not later than 30 days after the    
  date on which the report required by subsection (a) is submitted to     
  Congress, the Comptroller General shall review the report and submit to 
  Congress a briefing evaluating the report.                              

                    SEC. 345. SENSE OF CONGRESS REGARDING PROCESS FOR             
          MODERNIZATION OF ARMY COMPUTER SERVICES.                                
     (a) Purpose of Modernization.--It is the sense of Congress that any  
  modernization of computer services (also known as the Army Wholesale    
  Logistics Modernization Program) of the Army Communications Electronics 
  Command of the Army Materiel Command to replace the systems currently   
  provided by the Logistics Systems Support Center in St. Louis, Missouri,
  and the Industrial Logistics System Center in Chambersburg,             
  Pennsylvania, should have as a primary goal the sustainment of military 
  readiness.                                                              
     (b) Use of Standard Industry Integration Practices.--It is the sense 
  of Congress that, in order to sustain readiness, any contract for the   
  modernization of the computer services referred to in subsection (a), in
  addition to containing all of the requirements specified by the         
  Secretary of the Army, should require the use of standard industry      
  integration practices to provide further readiness risk mitigation.     
     (c) Proposed Contractor Practices.--It is the sense of Congress that 
  the following practices should be employed by any contractor engaged in 
  the modernization of the computer services referred to in subsection (a)
  to ensure continued readiness:                                          
       (1) Testing practices.--Before any proposed modernization solution  
   is implemented, the solution should be rigorously tested to ensure that 
   it meets the performance requirements of the Army and all other         
   functional requirements. At each step in the testing process,           
   confirmation of successful test completion should be required before the
   contractor begins the next step of the modernization process.           
       (2) Implementation team.--The Secretary of the Army should establish
   an implementation team to monitor efficiencies and effectiveness of the 
   modernization solutions.                                                
     (d) Readiness Sustainment.--It is the sense of Congress that the     
  following additional readiness sustainment measures should be undertaken
  as part of the modernization of the computer services referred to in    
  subsection (a):                                                         
       (1) Government oversight.--It is extremely important that the Army  
   Materiel Command retains sufficient in-house expertise to ensure that   
   readiness is not adversely affected by the modernization efforts and to 
   effectively oversee contractor performance.                             
       (2) Use of contract partnering.--The Army Materiel Command should   
   encourage partnerships with the contractor, with the primary goal of    
   providing quality contract deliverables on time and at a reasonable     
   price. Any such partnership agreement should constitute a mutual        
   commitment on how the Army Materiel Command and the contractor will     
   interact during the course of the contract, with the objective of       
   facilitating optimum contract performance through teamwork, enhanced    
   communications, cooperation, and good faith performance.                
           Subtitle F--Defense Dependents Education                                


                    SEC. 351. ASSISTANCE TO LOCAL EDUCATIONAL AGENCIES THAT       
          BENEFIT DEPENDENTS OF MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES AND DEPARTMENT OF     
          DEFENSE CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES.                                             
     (a) Modified Department of Defense Program for Fiscal Year 2000.--Of 
  the amount authorized to be appropriated by section 301(5) for operation
  and maintenance for Defense-wide activities, $35,000,000 shall be       
  available only for the purpose of providing educational agencies        
  assistance (as defined in subsection (d)(1)) to local educational       
  agencies.                                                               
     (b) Notification.--Not later than June 30, 2000, the Secretary of    
  Defense shall notify each local educational agency that is eligible for 
  educational agencies assistance for fiscal year 2000 of--               
     (1) that agency's eligibility for educational agencies assistance; and

       (2) the amount of the educational agencies assistance for which that
   agency is eligible.                                                     
     (c) Disbursement of Funds.--The Secretary of Defense shall disburse  
  funds made available under subsection (a) not later than 30 days after  
  the date on which notification to the eligible local educational        
  agencies is provided pursuant to subsection (b).                        
    (d)  Definitions.--In this section:                                   

       (1) The term ``educational agencies assistance'' means assistance   
   authorized under section 386(b) of the National Defense Authorization   
   Act for Fiscal Year 1993 (Public Law 102 484; 20 U.S.C. 7703 note).     
       (2) The term ``local educational agency'' has the meaning given that
   term in section 8013(9) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of
   1965 (20 U.S.C. 7713(9)).                                               
     (e) Determination of Eligible Local Educational Agencies.--Section   
  386(c)(1) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1993
  (Public Law 102 484; 20 U.S.C. 7703 note) is amended by striking ``in   
  that fiscal year are'' and inserting ``during the preceding school year 
  were''.                                                                 

                    SEC. 352. UNIFIED SCHOOL BOARDS FOR ALL DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE 
          DOMESTIC DEPENDENT SCHOOLS IN THE COMMONWEALTH OF PUERTO RICO AND GUAM. 
     Section 2164(d)(1) of title 10, United States Code, is amended by    
  adding at the end the following new sentence: ``The Secretary may       
  provide for the establishment of one school board for all such schools  
  in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and one school board for all such    
  schools in Guam instead of one school board for each military           
  installation in those locations.''.                                     

                    SEC. 353. CONTINUATION OF ENROLLMENT AT DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE 
          DOMESTIC DEPENDENT ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS.                    
    Section 2164 of title 10, United States Code, is amended--            

     (1) in subsection (c), by striking paragraph (3); and                 

     (2) by adding at the end the following new subsection:                

     ``(h) Continuation of Enrollment Despite Change in Status.--(1) The  
  Secretary of Defense shall permit a dependent of a member of the armed  
  forces or a dependent of a Federal employee to continue enrollment in an
  educational program provided by the Secretary pursuant to subsection (a)
  for the remainder of a school year notwithstanding a change during such 
  school year in the status of the member or Federal employee that, except
  for this paragraph, would otherwise terminate the eligibility of the    
  dependent to be enrolled in the program.                                
     ``(2) The Secretary may, for good cause, authorize a dependent of a  
  member of the armed forces or a dependent of a Federal employee to      
  continue enrollment in an educational program provided by the Secretary 
  pursuant to subsection (a) notwithstanding a change in the status of the
  member or employee that, except for this paragraph, would otherwise     
  terminate the eligibility of the dependent to be enrolled in the        
  program. The enrollment may continue for as long as the Secretary       
  considers appropriate.                                                  
     ``(3) Paragraphs (1) and (2) do not limit the authority of the       
  Secretary to remove a dependent from enrollment in an educational       
  program provided by the Secretary pursuant to subsection (a) at any time
  for good cause determined by the Secretary.''.                          

                    SEC. 354. TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS TO DEFENSE DEPENDENTS'         
          EDUCATION ACT OF 1978.                                                  
     The Defense Dependents' Education Act of 1978 (title XIV of Public   
  Law 95 561) is amended as follows:                                      
       (1) Section 1402(b)(1) (20 U.S.C. 921(b)(1)) is amended by striking 
   ``recieve'' and inserting ``receive''.                                  
     (2) Section 1403 (20 U.S.C. 922) is amended--                         

       (A) by striking the matter in that section preceding subsection (b) 
   and inserting the following:                                            
         ``administration of defense dependents' education system        

     `` Sec. 1403. (a) The defense dependents' education system is        
  operated through the field activity of the Department of Defense known  
  as the Department of Defense Education Activity. That activity is headed
  by a Director, who is a civilian and is selected by the Secretary of    
  Defense. The Director reports to an Assistant Secretary of Defense      
  designated by the Secretary of Defense for purposes of this title.'';   
       (B) in subsection (b), by striking ``this Act'' and inserting ``this
   title'';                                                                
       (C) in subsection (c)(1), by inserting ``(20 U.S.C. 901 et seq.)''  
   after ``Personnel Practices Act'';                                      
       (D) in subsection (c)(2), by striking the period at the end and     
   inserting a comma;                                                      
       (E) in subsection (c)(6), by striking ``Assistant Secretary of      
   Defense for Manpower, Reserve Affairs, and Logistics'' and inserting    
   ``the Assistant Secretary of Defense designated under subsection (a)''; 
       (F) in subsection (d)(1), by striking ``for the Office of           
   Dependents' Education'';                                                
     (G) in subsection (d)(2)--                                            

     (i) by striking the first sentence;                                   

       (ii) by striking ``Whenever the Office of Dependents' Education''   
   and inserting ``Whenever the Department of Defense Education Activity'';
       (iii) by striking ``after the submission of the report required     
   under the preceding sentence'' and inserting ``in a manner that affects 
   the defense dependents' education system''; and                         
       (iv) by striking ``an additional report'' and inserting ``a         
   report''; and                                                           
       (H) in subsection (d)(3), by striking ``the Office of Dependents'   
   Education'' and inserting ``the Department of Defense Education         
   Activity''.                                                             
     (3) Section 1409 (20 U.S.C. 927) is amended--                         

       (A) in subsection (b), by striking ``Department of Health,          
   Education, and Welfare in accordance with section 431 of the General    
   Education Provisions Act'' and inserting ``Secretary of Education in    
   accordance with section 437 of the General Education Provisions Act (20 
   U.S.C. 1232)'';                                                         
       (B) in subsection (c)(1), by striking ``by academic year 1993       
   1994''; and                                                             
     (C) in subsection (c)(3)--                                            

       (i) by striking `` Implementation timelines.--In carrying out'' and 
   all that follows through ``a comprehensive'' and inserting ``           
   Implementation.--In carrying out paragraph (2), the Secretary shall have
   in effect a comprehensive'';                                            
       (ii) by striking the semicolon after ``such individuals'' and       
   inserting a period; and                                                 
     (iii) by striking subparagraphs (B) and (C).                          

       (4) Section 1411(d) (20 U.S.C. 929(d)) is amended by striking       
   ``grade GS 18 in section 5332 of title 5, United States Code'' and      
   inserting ``level IV of the Executive Schedule under section 5315 of    
   title 5, United States Code''.                                          
     (5) Section 1412 (20 U.S.C. 930) is amended--                         

     (A) in subsection (a)(1)--                                            

       (i) by striking ``As soon as'' and all that follows through ``shall 
   provide for'' and inserting ``The Director may from time to time, but   
   not more frequently than once a year, provide for''; and                
       (ii) by striking ``system, which'' and inserting ``system. Any such 
   study'';                                                                
     (B) in subsection (a)(2)--                                            

       (i) by striking ``The study required by this subsection'' and       
   inserting ``Any study under paragraph (1)''; and                        
       (ii) by striking ``not later than two years after the effective date
   of this title'';                                                        
       (C) in subsection (b), by striking ``the study'' and inserting ``any
   study'';                                                                
     (D) in subsection (c)--                                               

       (i) by striking ``not later than one year after the effective date  
   of this title the report'' and inserting ``any report''; and            
     (ii) by striking ``the study'' and inserting ``a study''; and         

     (E) by striking subsection (d).                                       

       (6) Section 1413 (20 U.S.C. 931) is amended by striking ``Not later 
   than 180 days after the effective date of this title, the'' and         
   inserting ``The''.                                                      
       (7) Section 1414 (20 U.S.C. 932) is amended by adding at the end the
   following new paragraph:                                                
       ``(6) The term `Director' means the Director of the Department of   
   Defense Education Activity.''.                                          

           Subtitle G--Military Readiness Issues                                   

          SEC. 361. INDEPENDENT STUDY OF MILITARY READINESS REPORTING SYSTEM.     

     (a) Independent Study Required.--(1) The Secretary of Defense shall  
  provide for an independent study of requirements for a comprehensive    
  readiness reporting system for the Department of Defense, as required by
  section 117 of title 10, United States Code.                            
     (2) The Secretary shall provide for the study to be conducted by an  
  organization outside the Federal Government that the Secretary considers
  qualified to conduct the study. The amount of a contract for the study  
  may not exceed $1,000,000.                                              
     (3) The Secretary shall require that all components of the Department
  of Defense cooperate fully with the organization carrying out the study.
     (b) Matters To Be Included in Study.--The Secretary shall require    
  that the organization conducting the study under this section           
  specifically consider the requirements for providing an objective,      
  accurate, and timely readiness reporting system for the Department of   
  Defense that has--                                                      
       (1) the characteristics and capabilities described in subsections   
   (b) and (c) of section 117 of title 10, United States Code; and         
       (2) any other characteristics and capabilities that the organization
   determines appropriate to measure the capability of the Armed Forces to 
   carry out the strategies and guidance described in subsection (a) of    
   such section.                                                           
     (c) Report.--(1) The Secretary of Defense shall require the          
  organization conducting the study under this section to submit to the   
  Secretary a report on the study not later than March 1, 2000. The       
  organization shall include in the report its findings and conclusions   
  concerning each of the matters specified in subsection (b).             
     (2) The Secretary shall submit the report under paragraph (1),       
  together with the Secretary's comments on the report, to Congress not   
  later than April 1, 2000.                                               
     (d) Revisions to DOD Readiness Reporting System.--(1) Section 117 of 
  title 10, United States Code, is amended--                              
       (A) in subsection (b)(2), by striking ``with any change'' and all   
   that follows through ``24 hours'' and inserting ``with (A) any change in
   the overall readiness status of a unit that is required to be reported  
   as part of the readiness reporting system being reported within 24 hours
   of the event necessitating the change in readiness status, and (B) any  
   change in the overall readiness status of an element of the training    
   establishment or an element of defense infrastructure that is required  
   to be reported as part of the readiness reporting system being reported 
   within 72 hours''; and                                                  
       (B) in paragraphs (2), (3), and (5) of subsection (c), by striking  
   ``a quarterly'' and inserting ``an annual''.                            
     (2) Subsection (b) of section 373 of the Strom Thurmond National     
  Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1999 (Public Law 105 261; 112 
  Stat. 1992) is amended by striking ``January 15, 2000'' and inserting   
  ``April 1, 2000''.                                                      
    (3) Subsection (d) of such section is repealed.                       

     (e) Revised Time for Implementation of Quarterly Readiness           
  Reports.--Section 482(a) of title 10, United States Code, is amended by 
  striking ``30 days'' and inserting ``45 days''.                         

                    SEC. 362. INDEPENDENT STUDY OF DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE SECONDARY
          INVENTORY AND PARTS SHORTAGES.                                          
     (a) Independent Study Required.--In accordance with this section, the
  Secretary of Defense shall provide for an independent study of--        
       (1) current levels of Department of Defense inventories of spare    
   parts and other supplies, known as secondary inventory items, including 
   wholesale and retail inventories; and                                   
       (2) reports and evidence of Department of Defense inventory         
   shortages adversely affecting readiness.                                
     (b) Performance by Independent Entity.--To conduct the study under   
  this section, the Secretary of Defense shall select the General         
  Accounting Office, an entity in the private sector that has experience  
  in parts and secondary inventory management, or another entity outside  
  the Department of Defense that has such experience.                     
     (c) Matters To Be Included in Study.--The Secretary of Defense shall 
  require the entity conducting the study under this section to           
  specifically evaluate the following:                                    
       (1) How much of the secondary inventory retained by the Department  
   of Defense for economic, contingency, and potential reutilization during
   the five-year period ending December 31, 1998, was actually used during 
   each year of the period.                                                
       (2) How much of the retained secondary inventory currently held by  
   the Department could be declared to be excess, determined on the basis  
   of standards that take into account requirements uniquely applicable to 
   the Department of Defense because of its warfighting missions, such as  
   requirements for a war reserve of items.                                
       (3) Alternative methods for the disposal or other disposition of    
   excess inventory and the cost to the Department to dispose of excess    
   inventory under each alternative.                                       
       (4) The total cost per year of storing secondary inventory, to be   
   determined using traditional private sector cost calculation models.    
       (5) The adequacy of the Department's schedule and plan for disposing
   of excess inventory.                                                    
     (d) Report on Results of Study.--The Secretary of Defense shall      
  require the entity conducting the study under this section to submit to 
  the Secretary a report containing the results of the study, including   
  the entity's findings and conclusions concerning each of the matters    
  specified in subsection (c). The entity shall submit the report at such 
  time as to permit the Secretary to comply with subsection (e).          
     (e) Review and Comments of the Secretary of Defense.--Not later than 
  September 1, 2000, the Secretary of Defense shall submit to Congress a  
  report containing the following:                                        
       (1) The report submitted under subsection (d), together with the    
   Secretary's comments and recommendations regarding the report.          
       (2) A plan to address the issues of excess and excessive inactive   
   inventory and part shortages and a timetable to implement the plan      
   throughout the Department.                                              

          SEC. 363. REPORT ON INVENTORY AND CONTROL OF MILITARY EQUIPMENT.        

     (a) Report Required.--Not later than August 31, 2000, the Secretary  
  of Defense shall submit to the Committees on Armed Services of the      
  Senate and the House of Representatives a report on the inventory and   
  control of the military equipment of the Department of Defense as of the
  end of fiscal year 1999. The report shall address the inventories of    
  each of the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps separately.         
    (b)  Content.--The report shall include the following:                

       (1) For each item of military equipment in the inventory, stated by 
   item nomenclature--                                                     
       (A) the quantity of the item in the inventory as of the beginning of
   the fiscal year;                                                        
     (B) the quantity of acquisitions of the item during the fiscal year;  

     (C) the quantity of disposals of the item during the fiscal year;     

       (D) the quantity of losses of the item during the performance of    
   military missions during the fiscal year; and                           
       (E) the quantity of the item in the inventory as of the end of the  
   fiscal year.                                                            
       (2) A reconciliation of the quantity of each item in the inventory  
   as of the beginning of the fiscal year with the quantity of the item in 
   the inventory as of the end of fiscal year.                             
     (3) For each item of military equipment that cannot be reconciled--   

     (A) an explanation of why the quantities cannot be reconciled; and    

       (B) a discussion of the remedial actions planned to be taken,       
   including target dates for accomplishing the remedial actions.          
       (4) Supporting schedules identifying the location of each item that 
   are available to Congress or auditors of the Comptroller General upon   
   request.                                                                
     (c) Military Equipment Defined.--For the purposes of this section,   
  the term ``military equipment'' means all equipment that is used in     
  support of military missions and is maintained on the visibility systems
  of the Army, Navy, Air Force, or Marine Corps.                          
     (d) Inspector General Review.--Not later than November 30, 2000, the 
  Inspector General of the Department of Defense shall review the report  
  submitted to the committees under subsection (a) and shall submit to the
  committees any comments that the Inspector General considers            
  appropriate.                                                            

                    SEC. 364. COMPTROLLER GENERAL STUDY OF ADEQUACY OF DEPARTMENT 
          RESTRUCTURED SUSTAINMENT AND REENGINEERED LOGISTICS PRODUCT SUPPORT     
          PRACTICES.                                                              
     (a) Study Required.--In accordance with this section, the Comptroller
  General shall conduct a study of restructured sustainment and           
  reengineered logistics product support practices within the Department  
  of Defense, which are designed to provide spare parts and other supplies
  to military units and installations as needed during a transition to war
  fighting rather than relying on large stockpiles of such spare parts and
  supplies. The purpose of the study is to determine whether restructured 
  sustainment and reengineered logistics product support practices would  
  be able to provide adequate sustainment supplies to military units and  
  installations should it ever be necessary to execute the National       
  Military Strategy prescribed by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of     
  Staff.                                                                  
     (b) Matters To Be Included in Study.--The Comptroller General shall  
  specifically evaluate (and recommend improvements in) the following:    
       (1) The military assumptions that are used to determine required    
   levels of war reserve and prepositioned stocks.                         
       (2) The adequacy of supplies projected to be available to support   
   the fighting of two, nearly simultaneous, major theater wars, as        
   required by the National Military Strategy.                             
       (3) The expected availability through the national technology and   
   industrial base of spare parts and supplies not readily available in the
   Department inventories, such as parts for aging equipment that no longer
   have active vendor support.                                             
     (c) Report Required.--Not later than March 1, 2000, the Comptroller  
  General shall submit to Congress a report containing the results of the 
  study. The report shall include the Comptroller General's findings,     
  conclusions, and recommendations concerning each of the matters         
  specified in subsection (b).                                            

                    SEC. 365. COMPTROLLER GENERAL REVIEW OF REAL PROPERTY         
          MAINTENANCE AND ITS EFFECT ON READINESS.                                
     (a) Review Required.--The Comptroller General shall conduct a review 
  of the impact that the consistent lack of adequate funding for real     
  property maintenance of military installations during the five-year     
  period ending December 31, 1998, has had on readiness, the quality of   
  life of members of the Armed Forces and their dependents, and the       
  infrastructure on military installations.                               
     (b) Funding Matters To Be Reviewed.--In conducting the review under  
  this section, the Comptroller General shall specifically consider the   
  following for the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force:              
       (1) For each year of the covered five-year period, the extent to    
   which unit training and operating funds were diverted to meet basic base
   operations and real property maintenance needs.                         
       (2) The types of training delayed, canceled, or curtailed as a      
   result of the diversion of such funds.                                  
       (3) The level of funding required to eliminate the real property    
   maintenance backlog at military installations so that facilities meet   
   the standards necessary for optimum utilization during times of         
   mobilization.                                                           
     (c) Command and Management Matters To Be Reviewed.--As part of the   
  review conducted under this section, the Comptroller General shall--    
       (1) review the method of command and management of military         
   installations for the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force; and      
       (2) develop, based on such review, recommendations for the optimum  
   command structure for military installations, to have major command     
   status, which are designed to enhance the development of installations  
   doctrine, privatization and outsourcing, commercial activities,         
   environmental compliance programs, installation restoration, and        
   military construction.                                                  
     (d) Report Required.--Not later than March 1, 2000, the Comptroller  
  General shall submit to Congress a report containing the results of the 
  review required under this section and the optimum command structure    
  recommended under subsection (c).                                       

                    SEC. 366. ESTABLISHMENT OF LOGISTICS STANDARDS FOR SUSTAINED  
          MILITARY OPERATIONS.                                                    
     (a) Establishment of Standards.--The Secretary of each military      
  department shall establish, for deployable units of each of the Armed   
  Forces under the jurisdiction of the Secretary, standards regarding--   
     (1) the level of spare parts that the units must have on hand; and    

     (2) similar logistics and sustainment needs of the units.             

     (b) Basis for Standards.--The standards to be established for a unit 
  under subsection (a) shall be based upon the following:                 
       (1) The unit's wartime mission, as reflected in the war-fighting    
   plans of the relevant combatant commanders.                             
       (2) An assessment of the likely requirement for sustained operations
   under each such war-fighting plan.                                      
       (3) An assessment of the likely requirement for that unit to conduct
   sustained operations in an austere environment, while drawing           
   exclusively on its own internal logistics capabilities.                 
     (c) Sufficiency Capabilities.--The standards to be established by the
  Secretary of a military department under subsection (a) shall reflect   
  those spare parts and similar logistics capabilities that the Secretary 
  considers sufficient for the units of each of the Armed Forces under the
  Secretary's jurisdiction to successfully execute their missions under   
  the conditions described in subsection (b).                             
     (d) Relation to Readiness Reporting System.--The standards           
  established under subsection (a) shall be taken into account in         
  designing the comprehensive readiness reporting system for the          
  Department of Defense required by section 117 of title 10, United States
  Code, and shall be an element in determining a unit's readiness status. 
     (e) Relation to Annual Funding Needs.--The Secretary of Defense shall
  consider the standards established under subsection (a) in establishing 
  the annual funding requirements for the Department of Defense.          
     (f) Reporting Requirement.--The Secretary of Defense shall include in
  the annual report required by section 113(c) of title 10, United States 
  Code, an analysis of the then current spare parts, logistics, and       
  sustainment standards of the Armed Forces, as described in subsection   
  (a), including any shortfalls and the cost of addressing these          
  shortfalls.                                                             
           Subtitle H--Information Technology Issues                               


                    SEC. 371. DISCRETIONARY AUTHORITY TO INSTALL TELECOMMUNICATION
          EQUIPMENT FOR PERSONS PERFORMING VOLUNTARY SERVICES.                    
     (a) Authority.--Section 1588 of title 10, United States Code, is     
  amended by adding at the end the following new subsection:              
     ``(f) Authority To Install Equipment.--(1) The Secretary concerned   
  may install telephone lines and any necessary telecommunication         
  equipment in the private residences of persons, designated in accordance
  with the regulations prescribed under paragraph (4), who provide        
  voluntary services accepted under subsection (a)(3).                    
     ``(2) In the case of equipment installed under the authority of      
  paragraph (1), the Secretary concerned may pay the charges incurred for 
  the use of the equipment for authorized purposes.                       
     ``(3) To carry out this subsection, the Secretary concerned may use  
  appropriated funds (notwithstanding section 1348 of title 31) or        
  nonappropriated funds of the military department under the jurisdiction 
  of the Secretary or, with respect to the Coast Guard, the department in 
  which the Coast Guard is operating.                                     
     ``(4) The Secretary of Defense and, with respect to the Coast Guard  
  when it is not operating as a service in the Navy, the Secretary of     
  Transportation shall prescribe regulations to carry out this            
  subsection.''.                                                          
     (b) Report on Implementation.--Not later than two years after final  
  regulations prescribed under subsection (f)(4) of section 1588 of title 
  10, United States Code, as added by subsection (a), take effect, the    
  Comptroller General shall review the exercise of authority under such   
  subsection (f) and submit to Congress a report on the findings resulting
  from the review.                                                        

                    SEC. 372. AUTHORITY FOR DISBURSING OFFICERS TO SUPPORT USE OF 
          AUTOMATED TELLER MACHINES ON NAVAL VESSELS FOR FINANCIAL TRANSACTIONS.  
     Section 3342 of title 31, United States Code, is amended by adding at
  the end the following new subsection:                                   
     ``(f) With respect to automated teller machines on naval vessels, the
  authority of a disbursing official of the United States Government under
  subsection (a) also includes the following:                             
       ``(1) The authority to provide operating funds to the automated     
   teller machines.                                                        
       ``(2) The authority to accept, for safekeeping, deposits and        
   transfers of funds made through the automated teller machines.''.       

          SEC. 373. USE OF SMART CARD TECHNOLOGY IN THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE.    

     (a) Department of Navy as Lead Agency.--The Department of the Navy   
  shall serve as the lead agency for the development and implementation of
  a Smart Card program for the Department of Defense.                     
     (b) Cooperation of Other Military Departments.--The Department of the
  Army and the Department of the Air Force shall each establish a project 
  office and cooperate with the Department of the Navy to develop         
  implementation plans for exploiting the capability of Smart Card        
  technology as a means for enhancing readiness and improving business    
  processes throughout the military departments.                          
     (c) Senior Coordinating Group.--(1) Not later than November 30, 1999,
  the Secretary of Defense shall establish a senior coordinating group to 
  develop and implement--                                                 
       (A) Department-wide interoperability standards for use of Smart Card
   technology; and                                                         
       (B) a plan to exploit Smart Card technology as a means for enhancing
   readiness and improving business processes.                             
     (2) The senior coordinating group shall be chaired by a              
  representative of the Secretary of the Navy and shall include senior    
  representatives from each of the Armed Forces and such other persons as 
  the Secretary of Defense considers appropriate.                         
     (3) Not later than March 31, 2000, the Secretary of Defense shall    
  submit to the Committee on Armed Services of the Senate and the         
  Committee on Armed Services of the House of Representatives a report    
  containing a detailed discussion of the progress made by the senior     
  coordinating group in carrying out its duties.                          
     (d) Role of Department of Defense Chief Information Office.--The     
  senior coordinating group established under subsection (c) shall report 
  to and receive guidance from the Department of Defense Chief Information
  Office.                                                                 
     (e) Increased Use Targeted to Certain Naval Regions.--Not later than 
  November 30, 1999, the Secretary of the Navy shall establish a business 
  plan to implement the use of Smart Cards in one major Naval region of   
  the continental United States that is in the area of operations of the  
  United States Atlantic Command and one major Naval region of the        
  continental United States that is in the area of operations of the      
  United States Pacific Command. The regions selected shall include a     
  major fleet concentration area. The implementation of the use of Smart  
  Cards in each region shall cover the Navy and Marine Corps bases and all
  non-deployed units in the region. The Secretary of the Navy shall submit
  the business plan to the congressional defense committees.              
     (f) Funding for Increased Use of Smart Cards.--Of the funds          
  authorized to be appropriated for the Navy by section 102(a)(4) or      
  301(2), the Secretary of the Navy--                                     
       (1) shall allocate such amounts as may be necessary, but not to     
   exceed $30,000,000, to ensure that significant progress is made toward  
   complete implementation of the use of Smart Card technology in the      
   Department of the Navy; and                                             
       (2) may allocate additional amounts for the conversion of           
   paper-based records to electronic media for records systems that have   
   been modified to use Smart Card technology.                             
    (g)  Definitions.--In this section:                                   

       (1) The term ``Smart Card'' means a credit card-size device,        
   normally for carrying and use by personnel, that contains one or more   
   integrated circuits and may also employ one or more of the following    
   technologies:                                                           
     (A) Magnetic stripe.                                                  

     (B) Bar codes, linear or two-dimensional.                             

     (C) Non-contact and radio frequency transmitters.                     

     (D) Biometric information.                                            

     (E) Encryption and authentication.                                    

     (F) Photo identification.                                             

       (2) The term ``Smart Card technology'' means a Smart Card together  
   with all of the associated information technology hardware and software 
   that comprise the system for support and operation.                     
     (h) Repeal of Requirement for Automated Identification Technology    
  Office.--Section 344 of the Strom Thurmond National Defense             
  Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1999 (Public Law 105 261; 112 Stat.   
  1977; 10 U.S.C. 113 note) is amended by striking subsection (b).        

                    SEC. 374. REPORT ON DEFENSE USE OF SMART CARD AS PKI          
          AUTHENTICATION DEVICE CARRIER.                                          
     (a) Report Required.--Not later than February 1, 2000, the Secretary 
  of Defense shall submit to Congress a report evaluating the option of   
  the Department of Defense using the Smart Card as a Public-Private Key  
  Infrastructure authentication device carrier. The report shall include  
  the following:                                                          
       (1) An evaluation of the advantages and disadvantages of using the  
   Smart Card as a PKI authentication device carrier for the Department of 
   Defense.                                                                
       (2) A description of other available devices that could be readily  
   used as a PKI authentication device carrier.                            
       (3) A comparison of the cost of using the Smart Card and other      
   available devices as the PKI authentication device carrier.             
    (b)  Definitions.--In this section:                                   

       (1) The term ``Smart Card'' means a credit card-size device,        
   normally for carrying and use by personnel, that contains one or more   
   integrated circuits and may also employ one or more of the following    
   technologies:                                                           
     (A) Magnetic stripe.                                                  

     (B) Bar codes, linear or two-dimensional.                             

     (C) Non-contact and radio frequency transmitters.                     

     (D) Biometric information.                                            

     (E) Encryption and authentication.                                    

     (F) Photo identification.                                             

       (2) The terms ``Public-Private Key Infrastructure authentication    
   device carrier'' and ``PKI authentication device carrier'' mean a device
   that physically stores, carries, and employs electronic authentication  
   or encryption keys necessary to create a unique digital signature,      
   digital certificate, or other mark on an electronic document or file.   
           Subtitle I--Other Matters                                               


                    SEC. 381. AUTHORITY TO LEND OR DONATE OBSOLETE OR CONDEMNED   
          RIFLES FOR FUNERAL AND OTHER CEREMONIES.                                
     (a) Authority.--Subsection (a) of section 4683 of title 10, United   
  States Code, is amended to read as follows:                             
     ``(a) Authority to Lend or Donate.--(1) The Secretary of the Army,   
  under regulations prescribed by the Secretary, may conditionally lend or
  donate excess M-1 rifles (not more than 15), slings, and cartridge belts
  to any eligible organization for use by that organization for funeral   
  ceremonies of a member or former member of the armed forces, and for    
  other ceremonial purposes.                                              
     ``(2) If the rifles to be loaned or donated under paragraph (1) are  
  to be used by the eligible organization for funeral ceremonies of a     
  member or former member of the armed forces, the Secretary may issue and
  deliver the rifles, together with the necessary accoutrements and blank 
  ammunition, without charge.''.                                          
     (b) Conditions and Definition.--Such section is further amended by   
  adding at the end the following new subsections:                        
     ``(c) Conditions on Loan or Donation.--In lending or donating rifles 
  under subsection (a), the Secretary shall impose such conditions on the 
  use of the rifles as may be necessary to ensure security, safety, and   
  accountability. The Secretary may impose such other conditions as the   
  Secretary considers appropriate.                                        
     ``(d) Eligible Organization Defined.--In this section, the term      
  `eligible organization' means--                                         
       ``(1) a unit or other organization of honor guards recognized by the
   Secretary of the Army as honor guards for a national cemetery;          
     ``(2) a law enforcement agency; or                                    

       ``(3) a local unit of any organization that, as determined by the   
   Secretary of the Army, is a nationally recognized veterans'             
   organization.''.                                                        
     (c) Conforming Amendments.--Subsection (b) of such section is        
  amended--                                                               
     (1) by inserting `` Relief From Liability.--'' after ``(b)'';         

       (2) by striking ``a unit'' and inserting ``an eligible              
   organization''; and                                                     
       (3) by striking ``lent'' both places it appears and inserting ``lent
   or donated''.                                                           
     (d) Clerical Amendments.--(1) The heading of such section is amended 
  to read as follows:                                                     
                    ``4683. Excess M-1 rifles: loan or donation for funeral and   
          other ceremonial purposes''.                                            
     (2) The item relating to such section in the table of sections at the
  beginning of chapter 443 of such title is amended to read as follows:   

            ``4683. Excess M-1 rifles: loan or donation for funeral and other 
      ceremonial purposes.''.                                                 

     (e) Report on Implementation.--Not later than two years after the    
  date of the enactment of this Act, the Comptroller General shall review 
  the exercise of authority under section 4683 of title 10, United States 
  Code, as amended by this section, and submit to Congress a report on the
  findings resulting from the review.                                     

          SEC. 382. EXTENSION OF WARRANTY CLAIMS RECOVERY PILOT PROGRAM.          

     Section 391 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year
  1998 (Public Law 105 85; 111 Stat. 1716; 10 U.S.C. 2304 note) is        
  amended--                                                               
       (1) in subsection (f), by striking ``September 30, 1999'' and       
   inserting ``September 30, 2000'';                                       
       (2) in subsection (g)(1), by striking ``January 1, 2000'' and       
   inserting ``January 1, 2001''; and                                      
       (3) in subsection (g)(2), by striking ``March 1, 2000'' and         
   inserting ``March 1, 2001''.                                            

                    SEC. 383. PRESERVATION OF HISTORIC BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS AT   
          UNITED STATES SOLDIERS' AND AIRMEN'S HOME, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.        
     The Armed Forces Retirement Home Act of 1991 (title XV of Public Law 
  101 510; 24 U.S.C. 401 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end of part 
  A the following new section:                                            
                    ``SEC. 1523. PRESERVATION OF HISTORIC BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS AT
          UNITED STATES SOLDIERS' AND AIRMEN'S HOME.                              
    ``(a)  Historic Nature of Facility.--Congress finds the following:    

       ``(1) Four buildings located on six acres of the establishment of   
   the Retirement Home known as the United States Soldiers' and Airmen's   
   Home are included on the National Register of Historic Places maintained
   by the Secretary of the Interior.                                       
       ``(2) Amounts in the Armed Forces Retirement Home Trust Fund, which 
   consists primarily of deductions from the pay of members of the Armed   
   Forces, are insufficient to both maintain and operate the Retirement    
   Home for the benefit of the residents of the Retirement Home and        
   adequately maintain, repair, and preserve these historic buildings and  
   grounds.                                                                
       ``(3) Other sources of funding are available to contribute to the   
   maintenance, repair, and preservation of these historic buildings and   
   grounds.                                                                
     ``(b) Authority To Accept Assistance.--The Chairman of the Retirement
  Home Board and the Director of the United States Soldiers' and Airmen's 
  Home may apply for and accept a direct grant from the Secretary of the  
  Interior under section 101(e)(3) of the National Historic Preservation  
  Act (16 U.S.C. 470a(e)(3)) for the purpose of maintaining, repairing,   
  and preserving the historic buildings and grounds of the United States  
  Soldiers' and Airmen's Home included on the National Register of        
  Historic Places.                                                        
     ``(c) Requirements and Limitations.--Amounts received as a grant     
  under subsection (b) shall be deposited in the Fund, but shall be kept  
  separate from other amounts in the Fund. The amounts received may only  
  be used for the purpose specified in subsection (b).''.                 

                    SEC. 384. CLARIFICATION OF LAND CONVEYANCE AUTHORITY, UNITED  
          STATES SOLDIERS' AND AIRMEN'S HOME.                                     
     (a) Manner of Conveyance.--Subsection (a)(1) of section 1053 of the  
  National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1997 (Public Law 104 
  201; 110 Stat. 2650) is amended by striking ``convey by sale'' and      
  inserting ``convey, by sale or lease,''.                                
     (b) Time for Conveyance.--Subsection (a)(2) of such section is       
  amended to read as follows:                                             
     ``(2) The Armed Forces Retirement Home Board shall sell or lease the 
  property described in subsection (a) within 12 months after the date of 
  the enactment of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 
  2000.''.                                                                
     (c) Manner, Terms, and Conditions of Conveyance.--Subsection (b) of  
  such section is amended--                                               
       (1) by striking paragraph (1) and inserting the following new       
   paragraph: ``(1) The Armed Forces Retirement Home Board shall determine 
   the manner, terms, and conditions for the sale or lease of the real     
   property under subsection (a), except as follows:                       
       ``(A) Any lease of the real property under subsection (a) shall     
   include an option to purchase.                                          
       ``(B) The conveyance may not involve any form of public/private     
   partnership, but shall be limited to fee-simple sale or long-term lease.
       ``(C) Before conveying the property by sale or lease to any other   
   person or entity, the Board shall provide the Catholic University of    
   America with the opportunity to match or exceed the highest bona fide   
   offer otherwise received for the purchase or lease of the property, as  
   the case may be, and to acquire the property.''; and                    
       (2) in paragraph (2), by adding at the end the following new        
   sentence: ``In no event shall the sale or lease of the property be for  
   less than the appraised value of the property in its existing condition 
   and on the basis of its highest and best use.''.                        

                    SEC. 385. TREATMENT OF ALASKA, HAWAII, AND GUAM IN DEFENSE    
          HOUSEHOLD GOODS MOVING PROGRAMS.                                        
     (a) Limitation on Inclusion in Test Programs.--Alaska, Hawaii, and   
  Guam shall not be included as a point of origin in any test or          
  demonstration program of the Department of Defense regarding the moving 
  of household goods of members of the Armed Forces.                      
     (b) Separate Regions; Destinations.--In any Department of Defense    
  household goods moving program that is not subject to the prohibition in
  subsection (a)--                                                        
       (1) Alaska, Hawaii, and Guam shall each constitute a separate       
   region; and                                                             
     (2) Hawaii and Guam shall be considered international destinations.   


           TITLE IV--MILITARY PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATIONS                             


                                  SUBTITLE A--ACTIVE FORCES                       

      Sec. 401. End strengths for active forces.                              

      Sec. 402. Revision in permanent end strength minimum levels.            

                                 SUBTITLE B--RESERVE FORCES                       

      Sec. 411. End strengths for Selected Reserve.                           

            Sec. 412. End strengths for Reserves on active duty in support of 
      the Reserves.                                                           
      Sec. 413. End strengths for military technicians (dual status).         

            Sec. 414. Increase in numbers of members in certain grades        
      authorized to be on active duty in support of the Reserves.             
      Sec. 415. Selected Reserve end strength flexibility.                    

                         SUBTITLE C--AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS              

      Sec. 421. Authorization of appropriations for military personnel.       


           Subtitle A--Active Forces                                               

          SEC. 401. END STRENGTHS FOR ACTIVE FORCES.                              

     The Armed Forces are authorized strengths for active duty personnel  
  as of September 30, 2000, as follows:                                   
     (1) The Army, 480,000.                                                

     (2) The Navy, 372,037.                                                

     (3) The Marine Corps, 172,518.                                        

     (4) The Air Force, 360,877.                                           

          SEC. 402. REVISION IN PERMANENT END STRENGTH MINIMUM LEVELS.            

     (a) Revised End Strength Floors.--Section 691(b) of title 10, United 
  States Code, is amended--                                               
       (1) in paragraph (2), by striking ``372,696'' and inserting         
   ``371,781'';                                                            
       (2) in paragraph (3), by striking ``172,200'' and inserting         
   ``172,148''; and                                                        
       (3) in paragraph (4), by striking ``370,802'' and inserting         
   ``360,877''.                                                            
     (b) Effective Date.--The amendments made by subsection (a) shall take
  effect on October 1, 1999.                                              
           Subtitle B--Reserve Forces                                              

          SEC. 411. END STRENGTHS FOR SELECTED RESERVE.                           

     (a) In General.--The Armed Forces are authorized strengths for       
  Selected Reserve personnel of the reserve components as of September 30,
  2000, as follows:                                                       
     (1) The Army National Guard of the United States, 350,000.            

     (2) The Army Reserve, 205,000.                                        

     (3) The Naval Reserve, 90,288.                                        

     (4) The Marine Corps Reserve, 39,624.                                 

     (5) The Air National Guard of the United States, 106,678.             

     (6) The Air Force Reserve, 73,708.                                    

     (7) The Coast Guard Reserve, 8,000.                                   

     (b) Adjustments.--The end strengths prescribed by subsection (a) for 
  the Selected Reserve of any reserve component shall be proportionately  
  reduced by--                                                            
       (1) the total authorized strength of units organized to serve as    
   units of the Selected Reserve of such component which are on active duty
   (other than for training) at the end of the fiscal year; and            
       (2) the total number of individual members not in units organized to
   serve as units of the Selected Reserve of such component who are on     
   active duty (other than for training or for unsatisfactory participation
   in training) without their consent at the end of the fiscal year.       
    Whenever such units or such individual members are released from      
  active duty during any fiscal year, the end strength prescribed for such
  fiscal year for the Selected Reserve of such reserve component shall be 
  proportionately increased by the total authorized strengths of such     
  units and by the total number of such individual members.               
                    SEC. 412. END STRENGTHS FOR RESERVES ON ACTIVE DUTY IN SUPPORT
          OF THE RESERVES.                                                        
     Within the end strengths prescribed in section 411(a), the reserve   
  components of the Armed Forces are authorized, as of September 30, 2000,
  the following number of Reserves to be serving on full-time active duty 
  or full-time duty, in the case of members of the National Guard, for the
  purpose of organizing, administering, recruiting, instructing, or       
  training the reserve components:                                        
     (1) The Army National Guard of the United States, 22,430.             

     (2) The Army Reserve, 12,804.                                         

     (3) The Naval Reserve, 15,010.                                        

     (4) The Marine Corps Reserve, 2,272.                                  

     (5) The Air National Guard of the United States, 11,157.              

     (6) The Air Force Reserve, 1,134.                                     

          SEC. 413. END STRENGTHS FOR MILITARY TECHNICIANS (DUAL STATUS).         

     The minimum number of military technicians (dual status) as of the   
  last day of fiscal year 2000 for the reserve components of the Army and 
  the Air Force (notwithstanding section 129 of title 10, United States   
  Code) shall be the following:                                           
     (1) For the Army Reserve, 6,474.                                      

     (2) For the Army National Guard of the United States, 23,125.         

     (3) For the Air Force Reserve, 9,785.                                 

     (4) For the Air National Guard of the United States, 22,247.          


                    SEC. 414. INCREASE IN NUMBERS OF MEMBERS IN CERTAIN GRADES    
          AUTHORIZED TO BE ON ACTIVE DUTY IN SUPPORT OF THE RESERVES.             
     (a) Officers.--The table in section 12011(a) of title 10, United     
  States Code, is amended to read as follows:                             
                                                                                 



                                                                               


``Grade                               Army     Navy    Air Force    Marine Corps  


Major or Lieutenant Commander        3,227    1,071          860           14012  
Lieutenant Colonel or Commander      1,611      520          777            9012  
Colonel or Navy Captain                471      188          297           30''.  

     (b) Senior Enlisted Members.--The table in section 12012(a) of such  
  title is amended to read as follows:                                    


                                                                               


``Grade       Army    Navy    Air Force    Marine Corps  


 9             645     202          405            2012  
 8           2,593     429        1,041           94''.  


          SEC. 415. SELECTED RESERVE END STRENGTH FLEXIBILITY.                    

    Section 115(c) of title 10, United States Code, is amended--          

     (1) by striking ``and'' at the end of paragraph (1);                  

       (2) by striking the period at the end of paragraph (2) and inserting
   ``; and''; and                                                          
     (3) by adding at the end the following new paragraph:                 

       ``(3) vary the end strength authorized pursuant to subsection (a)(2)
   for a fiscal year for the Selected Reserve of any of the reserve        
   components by a number equal to not more than 2 percent of that end     
   strength.''.                                                            
           Subtitle C--Authorization of Appropriations                             

          SEC. 421. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS FOR MILITARY PERSONNEL.       

     There is hereby authorized to be appropriated to the Department of   
  Defense for military personnel for fiscal year 2000 a total of          
  $71,884,867,000, and in addition funds in the total amount of           
  $1,838,426,000 are authorized to be appropriated to the Department of   
  Defense as emergency appropriations for fiscal year 2000 for military   
  personnel, as appropriated in section 2012 of the 1999 Emergency        
  Supplemental Appropriations Act (Public Law 106 31; 113 Stat. 83). The  
  authorization in the preceding sentence supersedes any other            
  authorization of appropriations (definite or indefinite) for such       
  purpose for fiscal year 2000.                                           

           TITLE V--MILITARY PERSONNEL POLICY                                      


                            SUBTITLE A--OFFICER PERSONNEL POLICY                  

      Sec. 501. Temporary authority for recall of retired aviators.           

            Sec. 502. Increase in maximum number of officers authorized to be 
      on active-duty list in frocked grades of brigadier general and rear     
      admiral (lower half).                                                   
            Sec. 503. Reserve officers requesting or otherwise causing        
      nonselection for promotion.                                             
            Sec. 504. Minimum grade of officers eligible to serve on boards of
      inquiry.                                                                
            Sec. 505. Minimum selection of warrant officers for promotion from
      below the promotion zone.                                               
            Sec. 506. Increase in threshold period of active duty for         
      applicability of restriction on holding of civil office by retired      
      regular officers and reserve officers.                                  
            Sec. 507. Exemption of retiree council members from recalled      
      retiree limits.                                                         
      Sec. 508. Technical amendments relating to joint duty assignments.      

            Sec. 509. Three-year extension of requirement for competition for 
      joint 4-star officer positions.                                         
                       SUBTITLE B--RESERVE COMPONENT PERSONNEL POLICY             

            Sec. 511. Continuation of officers on reserve active-status list  
      to complete disciplinary action.                                        
            Sec. 512. Authority to order reserve component members to active  
      duty to complete a medical evaluation.                                  
            Sec. 513. Exclusion of reserve officers on educational delay from 
      eligibility for consideration for promotion.                            
            Sec. 514. Extension of period for retention of reserve component  
      majors and lieutenant commanders who twice fail of selection for        
      promotion.                                                              
      Sec. 515. Computation of years of service exclusion.                    

      Sec. 516. Retention of reserve component chaplains until age 67.        

            Sec. 517. Expansion and codification of authority for             
      space-required travel on military aircraft for reserves performing      
      inactive-duty training outside the continental United States.           
                               SUBTILE C--MILITARY TECHNICIANS                    

      Sec. 521. Revision to military technician (dual status) law.            

      Sec. 522. Civil service retirement of technicians.                      

      Sec. 523. Revision to non-dual status technicians statute.              

            Sec. 524. Revision to authorities relating to National Guard      
      technicians.                                                            
      Sec. 525. Effective date.                                               

            Sec. 526. Secretary of Defense review of Army technician costing  
      process.                                                                
            Sec. 527. Fiscal year 2000 limitation on number of non-dual status
      technicians.                                                            
                                SUBTITLE D--SERVICE ACADEMIES                     

      Sec. 531. Strength limitations at the service academies.                

      Sec. 532. Superintendents of the service academies.                     

            Sec. 533. Dean of Academic Board, United States Military Academy  
      and Dean of the Faculty, United States Air Force Academy.               
            Sec. 534. Waiver of reimbursement of expenses for instruction at  
      service academies of persons from foreign countries.                    
            Sec. 535. Expansion of foreign exchange programs of the service   
      academies.                                                              
                             SUBTITLE E--EDUCATION AND TRAINING                   

            Sec. 541. Establishment of a Department of Defense international  
      student program at the senior military colleges.                        
            Sec. 542. Authority for Army War College to award degree of master
      of strategic studies.                                                   
      Sec. 543. Authority for Air University to confer graduate-level degrees.

            Sec. 544. Reserve credit for participation in health professions  
      scholarship and financial assistance program.                           
            Sec. 545. Permanent authority for ROTC scholarships for graduate  
      students.                                                               
            Sec. 546. Increase in monthly subsistence allowance for Senior    
      ROTC cadets selected for advanced training.                             
      Sec. 547. Contingent funding increase for Junior ROTC program.          

            Sec. 548. Change from annual to biennial reporting under the      
      reserve component Montgomery GI bill.                                   
            Sec. 549. Recodification and consolidation of statutes denying    
      Federal grants and contracts by certain departments and agencies to     
      institutions of higher education that prohibit senior ROTC units or     
      military recruiting on campus.                                          
            Sec. 550. Accrual funding for Coast Guard Montgomery GI bill      
      liabilities.                                                            
                          SUBTITLE F--RESERVE COMPONENT MANAGEMENT                

            Sec. 551. Financial assistance program for pursuit of degrees by  
      officer candidates in Marine Corps Platoon Leaders Class program.       
      Sec. 552. Options to improve recruiting for the Army Reserve.           

            Sec. 553. Joint duty assignments for reserve component general and
      flag officers.                                                          
            Sec. 554. Grade of chiefs of reserve components and additional    
      general officers at the National Guard Bureau.                          
      Sec. 555. Duties of Reserves on active duty in support of the Reserves. 

            Sec. 556. Repeal of limitation on number of Reserves on full-time 
      active duty in support of preparedness for responses to emergencies     
      involving weapons of mass destruction.                                  
      Sec. 557. Establishment of Office of the Coast Guard Reserve.           

            Sec. 558. Report on use of National Guard facilities and          
      infrastructure for support of provision of services to veterans.        
                     SUBTITLE G--DECORATIONS, AWARDS, AND COMMENDATIONS           

            Sec. 561. Waiver of time limitations for award of certain         
      decorations to certain persons.                                         
            Sec. 562. Authority for award of Medal of Honor to Alfred Rascon  
      for valor during the Vietnam conflict.                                  
            Sec. 563. Elimination of current backlog of requests for          
      replacement of military decorations.                                    
      Sec. 564. Retroactive award of Navy Combat Action Ribbon.               

            Sec. 565. Sense of Congress concerning Presidential unit citation 
      for crew of the U.S.S. Indianapolis.                                    
                         SUBTITLE H--MATTERS RELATING TO RECRUITING               

            Sec. 571. Access to secondary school students for military        
      recruiting purposes.                                                    
            Sec. 572. Increased authority to extend delayed entry period for  
      enlistments of persons with no prior military service.                  
      Sec. 573. Army College First pilot program.                             

      Sec. 574. Use of recruiting materials for public relations purposes.    

                       SUBTITLE I--MATTERS RELATING TO MISSING PERSONS            

            Sec. 575. Nondisclosure of debriefing information on certain      
      missing persons previously returned to United States control.           
            Sec. 576. Recovery and identification of remains of certain World 
      War II servicemen lost in Pacific Theater of Operations.                
                                  SUBTITLE J--OTHER MATTERS                       

            Sec. 577. Authority for special courts-martial to impose sentences
      to confinement and forfeitures of pay of up to one year.                
      Sec. 578. Funeral honors details for funerals of veterans.              

            Sec. 579. Purpose and funding limitations for National Guard      
      Challenge program.                                                      
      Sec. 580. Department of Defense Starbase program.                       

            Sec. 581. Survey of members leaving military service on attitudes 
      toward military service.                                                
            Sec. 582. Service review agencies covered by professional staffing
      requirement.                                                            
            Sec. 583. Participation of members in management of organizations 
      abroad that promote international understanding.                        
            Sec. 584. Support for expanded child care services and youth      
      program services for dependents.                                        
            Sec. 585. Report and regulations on Department of Defense policies
      on protecting the confidentiality of communications with professionals  
      providing therapeutic or related services regarding sexual or domestic  
      abuse.                                                                  
      Sec. 586. Members under burdensome personnel tempo.                     

                                SUBTITLE K--DOMESTIC VIOLENCE                     

      Sec. 591. Defense task force on domestic violence.                      

            Sec. 592. Incentive program for improving responses to domestic   
      violence involving members of the Armed Forces and military family      
      members.                                                                
            Sec. 593. Uniform Department of Defense policies for responses to 
      domestic violence.                                                      
            Sec. 594. Central Department of Defense database on domestic      
      violence incidents.                                                     

           Subtitle A--Officer Personnel Policy                                    

          SEC. 501. TEMPORARY AUTHORITY FOR RECALL OF RETIRED AVIATORS.           

     (a) Authority.--During the retired aviator recall period, the        
  Secretary of a military department may recall to active duty any retired
  officer having expertise as an aviator to fill staff positions normally 
  filled by active duty aviators. Any such recall may only be made with   
  the consent of the officer recalled.                                    
     (b) Limitation.--No more than a total of 500 officers may be on      
  active duty at any time under subsection (a).                           
     (c) Termination.--Each officer recalled to active duty under         
  subsection (a) during the retired aviator recall period shall be        
  released from active duty not later than one year after the end of such 
  period.                                                                 
     (d) Waivers.--Officers recalled to active duty under subsection (a)  
  shall not be counted for purposes of section 668 or 690 of title 10,    
  United States Code.                                                     
     (e) Retired Aviator Recall Period.--For purposes of this section, the
  retired aviator recall period is the period beginning on October 1,     
  1999, and ending on September 30, 2002.                                 
     (f) Report.--Not later than March 31, 2002, the Secretary of Defense 
  submit to the Committee on Armed Services of the Senate and the         
  Committee on Armed Services of the House of Representatives a report on 
  the use of the authority under this section, together with the          
  Secretary's recommendation for extension of that authority.             
                    SEC. 502. INCREASE IN MAXIMUM NUMBER OF OFFICERS AUTHORIZED TO
          BE ON ACTIVE-DUTY LIST IN FROCKED GRADES OF BRIGADIER GENERAL AND REAR  
          ADMIRAL (LOWER HALF).                                                   
     Section 777(d)(1) of title 10, United States Code, is amended by     
  striking ``the following:'' and all that follows and inserting ``55.''. 
                    SEC. 503. RESERVE OFFICERS REQUESTING OR OTHERWISE CAUSING    
          NONSELECTION FOR PROMOTION.                                             
     (a) Reporting Requirement.--Section 617(c) of title 10, United States
  Code, is amended by striking ``regular''.                               
     (b) Effective Date.--The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply
  with respect to boards convened under section 611(a) of title 10, United
  States Code, on or after the date of the enactment of this Act.         

                    SEC. 504. MINIMUM GRADE OF OFFICERS ELIGIBLE TO SERVE ON      
          BOARDS OF INQUIRY.                                                      
     (a) Retention Boards for Regular Officers.--The text of section 1187 
  of title 10, United States Code, is amended to read as follows:         
     ``(a) Active Duty Officers.--Except as provided in subsection (b),   
  each board convened under this chapter shall consist of officers        
  appointed as follows:                                                   
       ``(1) Each member of the board shall be an officer of the same armed
   force as the officer being required to show cause for retention on      
   active duty.                                                            
     ``(2) Each member of the board shall be on the active-duty list.      

       ``(3) Each member of the board shall be in a grade above major or   
   lieutenant commander, except that at least one member of the board shall
   be in a grade above lieutenant colonel or commander.                    
       ``(4) Each member of the board shall be senior in grade to any      
   officer to be considered by the board.                                  
     ``(b) Retired Officers.--If qualified officers on active duty are not
  available in sufficient numbers to comprise a board convened under this 
  chapter, the Secretary of the military department concerned shall       
  complete the membership of the board by appointing to the board retired 
  officers of the same armed force. A retired officer may be appointed to 
  such a board only if the retired grade of that officer--                
       ``(1) is above major or lieutenant commander or, in the case of an  
   officer to be the senior officer of the board, above lieutenant colonel 
   or commander; and                                                       
       ``(2) is senior to the grade of any officer to be considered by the 
   board.                                                                  
     ``(c) Ineligibility by Reason of Previous Consideration of Same      
  Officer.--No person may be a member of more than one board convened     
  under this chapter to consider the same officer.                        
     ``(d) Exclusion From Strength Limitation.--A retired general or flag 
  officer who is on active duty for the purpose of serving on a board     
  convened under this chapter shall not, while so serving, be counted     
  against any limitation on the number of general and flag officers who   
  may be on active duty.''.                                               
     (b) Retention Boards for Reserve Officers.--Subsection (a) of section
  14906 of such title is amended to read as follows:                      
     ``(a) Composition of Boards.--Each board convened under this chapter 
  shall consist of officers appointed as follows:                         
       ``(1) Each member of the board shall be an officer of the same armed
   force as the officer being required to show cause for retention in an   
   active status.                                                          
       ``(2) Each member of the board shall hold a grade above major or    
   lieutenant commander, except that at least one member of the board shall
   hold a grade above lieutenant colonel or commander.                     
       ``(3) Each member of the board shall be senior in grade to any      
   officer to be considered by the board.''.                               
                    SEC. 505. MINIMUM SELECTION OF WARRANT OFFICERS FOR PROMOTION 
          FROM BELOW THE PROMOTION ZONE.                                          
     Section 575(b)(2) of title 10, United States Code, is amended by     
  adding at the end the following new sentence: ``If the number determined
  under this subsection with respect to a promotion zone within a grade   
  (or grade and competitive category) is less than one, the board may     
  recommend one such officer for promotion from below the zone within that
  grade (or grade and competitive category).''.                           
                    SEC. 506. INCREASE IN THRESHOLD PERIOD OF ACTIVE DUTY FOR     
          APPLICABILITY OF RESTRICTION ON HOLDING OF CIVIL OFFICE BY RETIRED      
          REGULAR OFFICERS AND RESERVE OFFICERS.                                  
    Section 973(b)(1) of title 10, United States Code, is amended--       

       (1) in subparagraph (B), by striking ``180 days'' and inserting     
   ``270 days''; and                                                       
       (2) in subparagraph (C), by striking ``180 days'' and inserting     
   ``270 days''.                                                           

                    SEC. 507. EXEMPTION OF RETIREE COUNCIL MEMBERS FROM RECALLED  
          RETIREE LIMITS.                                                         
     Section 690(b)(2) of title 10, United States Code, is amended by     
  adding at the end the following new subparagraph:                       
       ``(D) Any member of the Retiree Council of the Army, Navy, or Air   
   Force for the period on active duty to attend the annual meeting of the 
   Retiree Council.''.                                                     

          SEC. 508. TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS RELATING TO JOINT DUTY ASSIGNMENTS.      

     (a) Joint Duty Assignments for General and Flag Officers.--Subsection
  (g) of section 619a of title 10, United States Code, is amended to read 
  as follows:                                                             
     ``(g) Limitation for General and Flag Officers Previously Receiving  
  Joint Duty Assignment Waiver.--A general officer or flag officer who    
  before January 1, 1999, received a waiver of subsection (a) under the   
  authority of this subsection (as in effect before that date) may not be 
  appointed to the grade of lieutenant general or vice admiral until the  
  officer completes a full tour of duty in a joint duty assignment.''.    
     (b) Nuclear Propulsion Officers.--Subsection (h) of that section is  
  amended--                                                               
     (1) by striking ``(1) Until January 1, 1997, an'' inserting ``An'';   

       (2) by striking ``may be'' and inserting ``who before January 1,    
   1997, is'';                                                             
     (3) by striking ``. An officer so appointed''; and                    

     (4) by striking paragraph (2).                                        


                    SEC. 509. THREE-YEAR EXTENSION OF REQUIREMENT FOR COMPETITION 
          FOR JOINT 4-STAR OFFICER POSITIONS.                                     
     (a) Extension of Requirement.--Section 604(c) of title 10, United    
  States Code, is amended by striking ``September 30, 2000'' and inserting
  ``September 30, 2003''.                                                 
     (b) Grade Relief.--Section 525(b)(5)(C) of such title is amended by  
  striking ``September 30, 2000'' and inserting ``September 30, 2003''.   
     (c) Clarification of Certain Limitations on Number of Active-Duty    
  Generals and Admirals.--Paragraph (5) of section 525(b) of such title is
  amended by adding at the end of subparagraph (A) the following new      
  sentence: ``Any increase by reason of the preceding sentence in the     
  number of officers of an armed force serving on active duty in grades   
  above major general or rear admiral may only be realized by an increase 
  in the number of lieutenant generals or vice admirals, as the case may  
  be, serving on active duty, and any such increase may not be construed  
  as authorizing an increase in the limitation on the total number of     
  general or flag officers for that armed force under section 526(a) of   
  this title or in the number of general and flag officers that may be    
  designated under section 526(b) of this title.''.                       
           Subtitle B--Reserve Component Personnel Policy                          

                    SEC. 511. CONTINUATION OF OFFICERS ON RESERVE ACTIVE-STATUS   
          LIST TO COMPLETE DISCIPLINARY ACTION.                                   
     (a) In General.--Chapter 1407 of title 10, United States Code, is    
  amended by adding at the end the following new section:                 
          ``14518. Continuation of officers to complete disciplinary action       

     ``The Secretary concerned may delay the separation or retirement     
  under this chapter of an officer against whom an action has been        
  commenced with a view to trying the officer by court-martial. Any such  
  delay may continue until the completion of the disciplinary action      
  against the officer.''.                                                 
     (b) Clerical Amendment.--The table of sections at the beginning of   
  such chapter is amended by adding at the end the following new item:    

      ``14518. Continuation of officers to complete disciplinary action.''.   


                    SEC. 512. AUTHORITY TO ORDER RESERVE COMPONENT MEMBERS TO     
          ACTIVE DUTY TO COMPLETE A MEDICAL EVALUATION.                           
     Section 12301 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by adding  
  at the end the following new subsection:                                
     ``(h)(1) When authorized by the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary  
  of a military department may, with the consent of the member, order a   
  member of a reserve component to active duty--                          
     ``(A) to receive authorized medical care;                             

     ``(B) to be medically evaluated for disability or other purposes; or  

       ``(C) to complete a required Department of Defense health care      
   study, which may include an associated medical evaluation of the member.
     ``(2) A member ordered to active duty under this subsection may, with
  the member's consent, be retained on active duty, if the Secretary      
  concerned considers it appropriate, for medical treatment for a         
  condition associated with the study or evaluation, if that treatment of 
  the member is otherwise authorized by law.                              
     ``(3) A member of the Army National Guard of the United States or the
  Air National Guard of the United States may be ordered to active duty   
  under this subsection only with the consent of the Governor or other    
  appropriate authority of the State concerned.''.                        
                    SEC. 513. EXCLUSION OF RESERVE OFFICERS ON EDUCATIONAL DELAY  
          FROM ELIGIBILITY FOR CONSIDERATION FOR PROMOTION.                       
     (a) Exclusion.--Section 14301 of title 10, United States Code is     
  amended by adding at the end the following new subsection:              
     ``(h) Officers on Educational Delay.--An officer on the reserve      
  active-status list is ineligible for consideration for promotion, but   
  shall remain on the reserve active-status list, while the officer--     
       ``(1) is pursuing a program of graduate level education in an       
   educational delay status approved by the Secretary concerned; and       
       ``(2) is receiving from the Secretary financial assistance in       
   connection with the pursuit of that program of education while in that  
   status.''.                                                              
     (b) Retroactive Effect.--(1) Subsection (h) of section 14301 of title
  10, United States Code (as added by subsection (a)), shall apply with   
  respect to boards convened under section 14101(a) of such title before, 
  on, or after the date of the enactment of this Act.                     
     (2) The Secretary of the military department concerned, upon receipt 
  of request submitted in a form and manner prescribed by the Secretary,  
  shall expunge from the military records of an officer any indication of 
  a failure of selection of the officer for promotion by a board referred 
  to in paragraph (1) while the officer was ineligible for consideration  
  by that board by reason of section 14301(h) of title 10, United States  
  Code.                                                                   
                    SEC. 514. EXTENSION OF PERIOD FOR RETENTION OF RESERVE        
          COMPONENT MAJORS AND LIEUTENANT COMMANDERS WHO TWICE FAIL OF SELECTION  
          FOR PROMOTION.                                                          
     (a) Parity With Officers in Pay Grades O 2 and O 3.--Section 14506 of
  title 10, United States Code, is amended--                              
       (1) by inserting ``the later of (1)'' after ``in accordance with    
   section 14513 of this title on''; and                                   
       (2) by inserting before the period at the end the following: ``, or 
   (2) the first day of the seventh month after the month in which the     
   President approves the report of the board which considered the officer 
   for the second time''.                                                  
     (b) Effective Date.--The amendments made by subsection (a) shall     
  apply with respect to removals of reserve officers from reserve         
  active-status lists under section 14506 of title 10, United States Code,
  on or after the date of the enactment of this Act.                      
          SEC. 515. COMPUTATION OF YEARS OF SERVICE EXCLUSION.                    

     The text of section 14706 of title 10, United States Code, is amended
  to read as follows:                                                     
     ``(a) For the purpose of this chapter and chapter 1407 of this title,
  a Reserve officer's years of service include all service of the officer 
  as a commissioned officer of a uniformed service other than the         
  following:                                                              
     ``(1) Service as a warrant officer.                                   

     ``(2) Constructive service.                                           

       ``(3) Service after appointment as a commissioned officer of a      
   reserve component while in a program of advanced education to obtain the
   first professional degree required for appointment, designation, or     
   assignment to a professional specialty, but only if that service occurs 
   before the officer commences initial service on active duty or initial  
   service in the Ready Reserve in the specialty that results from such a  
   degree.                                                                 
     ``(b) The exclusion under subsection (a)(3) does not apply to service
  performed by an officer who previously served on active duty or         
  participated as a member of the Ready Reserve in other than a student   
  status for the period of service preceding the member's service in a    
  student status.                                                         
     ``(c) For purposes of subsection (a)(3), an officer shall be         
  considered to be in a professional specialty if the officer is appointed
  or assigned to the Medical Corps, the Dental Corps, the Veterinary      
  Corps, the Medical Service Corps, the Nurse Corps, or the Army Medical  
  Specialists Corps or is designated as a chaplain or judge advocate.''.  

          SEC. 516. RETENTION OF RESERVE COMPONENT CHAPLAINS UNTIL AGE 67.        

     Section 14703(b) of title 10, United States Code, is amended by      
  striking ``(or, in the case of a reserve officer of the Army in the     
  Chaplains or a reserve officer of the Air Force designated as a         
  chaplain, 60 years of age)''.                                           
                    SEC. 517. EXPANSION AND CODIFICATION OF AUTHORITY FOR         
          SPACE-REQUIRED TRAVEL ON MILITARY AIRCRAFT FOR RESERVES PERFORMING      
          INACTIVE-DUTY TRAINING OUTSIDE THE CONTINENTAL UNITED STATES.           
     (a) Authority.--(1) Chapter 1805 of title 10, United States Code, is 
  amended by adding at the end the following new section:                 
                    ``18505. Reserves traveling to inactive-duty training OCONUS: 
          authority for space-required travel                                     
     ``(a) In the case of a member of a reserve component whose place of  
  inactive-duty training is outside the contiguous States (including a    
  place other than the place of the member's unit training assembly if the
  member is performing the inactive-duty training in another location),   
  the member may travel in a space-required status on aircraft of the     
  armed forces between the member's home and the place of such training if
  there is no transportation between those locations by means of road or  
  railroad (or a combination of road and railroad).                       
     ``(b) A member traveling in a space-required status on any such      
  aircraft under subsection (a) is not authorized to receive travel,      
  transportation, or per diem allowances in connection with that          
  travel.''.                                                              
     (2) The table of sections at the beginning of such chapter is amended
  by adding at the end the following new item:                            

            ``18505. Reserves traveling to inactive-duty training OCONUS:     
      authority for space-required travel.''.                                 

     (b) Repeal of Superseded Authority.--Section 8023 of Public Law 105  
  262 (112 Stat. 2302) is repealed.                                       
     (c) Effective Date.--The amendments made by this section shall apply 
  with respect to travel commencing on or after the date of the enactment 
  of this Act.                                                            

           Subtitle C--Military Technicians                                        

          SEC. 521. REVISION TO MILITARY TECHNICIAN (DUAL STATUS) LAW.            

     (a) Definition.--Subsection (a)(1) of section 10216 of title 10,     
  United States Code, is amended--                                        
       (1) in subparagraph (A), by striking ``section 709'' and inserting  
   ``section 709(b)''; and                                                 
       (2) in subparagraph (C), by inserting ``civilian'' after ``is       
   assigned to a''.                                                        
     (b) Dual Status Requirement.--Subsection (e) of such section is      
  amended--                                                               
       (1) in paragraph (1), by inserting ``(dual status)'' after          
   ``military technician'' the second place it appears; and                
     (2) in paragraph (2)--                                                

       (A) by striking ``The Secretary'' and inserting ``Except as         
   otherwise provided by law, the Secretary''; and                         
       (B) by striking ``not to exceed six months'' and inserting ``up to  
   12 months''.                                                            
          SEC. 522. CIVIL SERVICE RETIREMENT OF TECHNICIANS.                      

     (a) In General.--(1) Chapter 1007 of title 10, United States Code, is
  amended by adding at the end the following new section:                 
                    ``10218. Army and Air Force Reserve technicians: conditions   
          for retention; mandatory retirement under civil service laws            
     ``(a) Separation and Retirement of Military Technicians ( Dual Status
  ).--(1) An individual employed by the Army Reserve or the Air Force     
  Reserve as a military technician (dual status) who after the date of the
  enactment of this section loses dual status is subject to paragraph (2) 
  or (3), as the case may be.                                             
     ``(2) If a technician described in paragraph (1) is eligible at the  
  time dual status is lost for an unreduced annuity, the technician shall 
  be separated not later than 30 days after the date on which dual status 
  is lost.                                                                
     ``(3)(A) If a technician described in paragraph (1) is not eligible  
  at the time dual status is lost for an unreduced annuity, the technician
  shall be offered the opportunity to--                                   
       ``(i) reapply for, and if qualified be appointed to, a position as a
   military technician (dual status); or                                   
       ``(ii) apply for a civil service position that is not a technician  
   position.                                                               
     ``(B) If such a technician continues employment with the Army Reserve
  or the Air Force Reserve as a non-dual status technician, the           
  technician--                                                            
       ``(i) shall not be permitted, after the end of the one-year period  
   beginning on the date of the enactment of this subsection, to apply for 
   any voluntary personnel action; and                                     
     ``(ii) shall be separated or retired--                                

       ``(I) in the case of a technician first hired as a military         
   technician (dual status) on or before February 10, 1996, not later than 
   30 days after becoming eligible for an unreduced annuity; and           
       ``(II) in the case of a technician first hired as a military        
   technician (dual status) after February 10, 1996, not later than one    
   year after the date on which dual status is lost.                       
     ``(4) For purposes of this subsection, a military technician is      
  considered to lose dual status upon--                                   
     ``(A) being separated from the Selected Reserve; or                   

       ``(B) ceasing to hold the military grade specified by the Secretary 
   concerned for the position held by the technician.                      
     ``(b) Non-Dual Status Technicians.--(1) An individual who on the date
  of the enactment of this section is employed by the Army Reserve or the 
  Air Force Reserve as a non-dual status technician and who on that date  
  is eligible for an unreduced annuity shall be separated not later than  
  six months after the date of the enactment of this section.             
     ``(2)(A) An individual who on the date of the enactment of this      
  section is employed by the Army Reserve or the Air Force Reserve as a   
  non-dual status technician and who on that date is not eligible for an  
  unreduced annuity shall be offered the opportunity to--                 
       ``(i) reapply for, and if qualified be appointed to, a position as a
   military technician (dual status); or                                   
       ``(ii) apply for a civil service position that is not a technician  
   position.                                                               
     ``(B) If such a technician continues employment with the Army Reserve
  or the Air Force Reserve as a non-dual status technician, the           
  technician--                                                            
       ``(i) shall not be permitted, after the end of the one-year period  
   beginning on the date of the enactment of this subsection, to apply for 
   any voluntary personnel action; and                                     
     ``(ii) shall be separated or retired--                                

       ``(I) in the case of a technician first hired as a technician on or 
   before February 10, 1996, and who on the date of the enactment of this  
   section is a non-dual status technician, not later than 30 days after   
   becoming eligible for an unreduced annuity; and                         
       ``(II) in the case of a technician first hired as a technician after
   February 10, 1996, and who on the date of the enactment of this section 
   is a non-dual status technician, not later than one year after the date 
   on which dual status is lost.                                           
     ``(3) An individual employed by the Army Reserve or the Air Force    
  Reserve as a non-dual status technician who is ineligible for           
  appointment to a military technician (dual status) position, or who     
  decides not to apply for appointment to such a position, or who, within 
  six months of the date of the enactment of this section is not appointed
  to such a position, shall for reduction-in-force purposes be in a       
  separate competitive category from employees who are military           
  technicians (dual status).                                              
     ``(c) Unreduced Annuity Defined.--For purposes of this section, a    
  technician shall be considered to be eligible for an unreduced annuity  
  if the technician is eligible for an annuity under section 8336, 8412,  
  or 8414 of title 5 that is not subject to a reduction by reason of the  
  age or years of service of the technician.                              
     ``(d) Voluntary Personnel Action Defined.--In this section, the term 
  `voluntary personnel action', with respect to a non-dual status         
  technician, means any of the following:                                 
       ``(1) The hiring, entry, appointment, reassignment, promotion, or   
   transfer of the technician into a position for which the Secretary      
   concerned has established a requirement that the person occupying the   
   position be a military technician (dual status).                        
       ``(2) Promotion to a higher grade if the technician is in a position
   for which the Secretary concerned has established a requirement that the
   person occupying the position be a military technician (dual status).''.
     (2) The table of sections at the beginning of such chapter is amended
  by adding at the end the following new item:                            

            ``10218. Army and Air Force Reserve technicians: conditions for   
      retention; mandatory retirement under civil service laws.''.            

     (3) During the six-month period beginning on the date of the         
  enactment of this Act, the provisions of subsections (a)(3)(B)(ii)(I)   
  and (b)(2)(B)(ii)(I) of section 10218 of title 10, United States Code,  
  as added by paragraph (1), shall be applied by substituting ``six       
  months'' for ``30 days''.                                               
     (b) Early Retirement.--Section 8414(c) of title 5, United States     
  Code, is amended to read as follows:                                    
     ``(c)(1) An employee who was hired as a military reserve technician  
  on or before February 10, 1996 (under the provisions of this title in   
  effect before that date), and who is separated from technician service, 
  after becoming 50 years of age and completing 25 years of service, by   
  reason of being separated from the Selected Reserve of the employee's   
  reserve component or ceasing to hold the military grade specified by the
  Secretary concerned for the position held by the employee is entitled to
  an annuity.                                                             
     ``(2) An employee who is initially hired as a military technician    
  (dual status) after February 10, 1996, and who is separated from the    
  Selected Reserve or ceases to hold the military grade specified by the  
  Secretary concerned for the position held by the technician--           
       ``(A) after completing 25 years of service as a military technician 
   (dual status), or                                                       
       ``(B) after becoming 50 years of age and completing 20 years of     
   service as a military technician (dual status),                         
  is entitled to an annuity.''.                                           

     (c) Conforming Amendments.--Chapter 84 of title 5, United States     
  Code, is amended as follows:                                            
       (1) Section 8415(g)(2) is amended by striking ``military reserve    
   technician'' and inserting ``military technician (dual status)''.       
     (2) Section 8401(30) is amended to read as follows:                   

       ``(30) the term `military technician (dual status)' means an        
   employee described in section 10216 of title 10;''.                     
     (d) Disability Retirement.--Section 8337(h) of title 5, United States
  Code, is amended--                                                      
     (1) in paragraph (1)--                                                

     (A) by inserting ``or section 10216 of title 10'' after ``title 32''; 

       (B) by striking ``such title'' and all that follows through the     
   period and inserting ``title 32 or section 10216 of title 10,           
   respectively, to be a member of the Selected Reserve.'';                
     (2) in paragraph (2)(A)(i)--                                          

       (A) by inserting ``or section 10216 of title 10'' after ``title     
   32''; and                                                               
       (B) by striking ``National Guard or from holding the military grade 
   required for such employment'' and inserting ``Selected Reserve''; and  
       (3) in paragraph (3)(C), by inserting ``or section 10216 of title   
   10'' after ``title 32''.                                                
          SEC. 523. REVISION TO NON-DUAL STATUS TECHNICIANS STATUTE.              

     (a) Revision.--Section 10217 of title 10, United States Code, is     
  amended--                                                               
     (1) in subsection (a)--                                               

       (A) by striking ``military'' after ``non-dual status'' in the matter
   preceding paragraph (1); and                                            
     (B) by striking paragraphs (1) and (2) and inserting the following:   

       ``(1) was hired as a technician before November 18, 1997, under any 
   of the authorities specified in subsection (b) and as of that date is   
   not a member of the Selected Reserve or after such date has ceased to be
   a member of the Selected Reserve; or                                    
       ``(2) is employed under section 709 of title 32 in a position       
   designated under subsection (c) of that section and when hired was not  
   required to maintain membership in the Selected Reserve.''; and         
     (2) by adding at the end the following new subsection:                

     ``(c) Permanent Limitations on Number.--(1) Effective October 1,     
  2007, the total number of non-dual status technicians employed by the   
  Army Reserve and Air Force Reserve may not exceed 175. If at any time   
  after the preceding sentence takes effect the number of non-dual status 
  technicians employed by the Army Reserve and Air Force Reserve exceeds  
  the number specified in the limitation in the preceding sentence, the   
  Secretary of Defense shall require that the Secretary of the Army or the
  Secretary of the Air Force, or both, take immediate steps to reduce the 
  number of such technicians in order to comply with such limitation.     
     ``(2) Effective October 1, 2001, the total number of non-dual status 
  technicians employed by the National Guard may not exceed 1,950. If at  
  any time after the preceding sentence takes effect the number of        
  non-dual status technicians employed by the National Guard exceeds the  
  number specified in the limitation in the preceding sentence, the       
  Secretary of Defense shall require that the Secretary of the Army or the
  Secretary of the Air Force, or both, take immediate steps to reduce the 
  number of such technicians in order to comply with such limitation.''.  
     (b) Conforming Amendments.--The heading of such section and the item 
  relating to such section in the table of sections at the beginning of   
  chapter 1007 of such title are each amended by striking the penultimate 
  word.                                                                   
                    SEC. 524. REVISION TO AUTHORITIES RELATING TO NATIONAL GUARD  
          TECHNICIANS.                                                            
     Section 709 of title 32, United States Code, is amended to read as   
  follows:                                                                
          ``709. Technicians: employment, use, status                             

     ``(a) Under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the Army or   
  the Secretary of the Air Force, as the case may be, and subject to      
  subsections (b) and (c), persons may be employed as technicians in--    
     ``(1) the administration and training of the National Guard; and      

       ``(2) the maintenance and repair of supplies issued to the National 
   Guard or the armed forces.                                              
     ``(b) Except as authorized in subsection (c), a person employed under
  subsection (a) must meet each of the following requirements:            
       ``(1) Be a military technician (dual status) as defined in section  
   10216(a) of title 10.                                                   
     ``(2) Be a member of the National Guard.                              

       ``(3) Hold the military grade specified by the Secretary concerned  
   for that position.                                                      
       ``(4) While performing duties as a military technician (dual        
   status), wear the uniform appropriate for the member's grade and        
   component of the armed forces.                                          
     ``(c)(1) A person may be employed under subsection (a) as a non-dual 
  status technician (as defined by section 10217 of title 10) if the      
  technician position occupied by the person has been designated by the   
  Secretary concerned to be filled only by a non-dual status technician.  
     ``(2) The total number of non-dual status technicians in the National
  Guard is specified in section 10217(c)(2) of title 10.                  
     ``(d) The Secretary concerned shall designate the adjutants general  
  referred to in section 314 of this title to employ and administer the   
  technicians authorized by this section.                                 
     ``(e) A technician employed under subsection (a) is an employee of   
  the Department of the Army or the Department of the Air Force, as the   
  case may be, and an employee of the United States. However, a position  
  authorized by this section is outside the competitive service if the    
  technician employed in that position is required under subsection (b) to
  be a member of the National Guard.                                      
     ``(f) Notwithstanding any other provision of law and under           
  regulations prescribed by the Secretary concerned--                     
       ``(1) a person employed under subsection (a) who is a military      
   technician (dual status) and otherwise subject to the requirements of   
   subsection (b) who--                                                    
       ``(A) is separated from the National Guard or ceases to hold the    
   military grade specified by the Secretary concerned for that position   
   shall be promptly separated from military technician (dual status)      
   employment by the adjutant general of the jurisdiction concerned; and   
       ``(B) fails to meet the military security standards established by  
   the Secretary concerned for a member of a reserve component under his   
   jurisdiction may be separated from employment as a military technician  
   (dual status) and concurrently discharged from the National Guard by the
   adjutant general of the jurisdiction concerned;                         
       ``(2) a technician may, at any time, be separated from his          
   technician employment for cause by the adjutant general of the          
   jurisdiction concerned;                                                 
       ``(3) a reduction in force, removal, or an adverse action involving 
   discharge from technician employment, suspension, furlough without pay, 
   or reduction in rank or compensation shall be accomplished by the       
   adjutant general of the jurisdiction concerned;                         
       ``(4) a right of appeal which may exist with respect to paragraph   
   (1), (2), or (3) shall not extend beyond the adjutant general of the    
   jurisdiction concerned; and                                             
       ``(5) a technician shall be notified in writing of the termination  
   of his employment as a technician and, unless the technician is serving 
   under a temporary appointment, is serving in a trial or probationary    
   period, or has voluntarily ceased to be a member of the National Guard  
   when such membership is a condition of employment, such notification    
   shall be given at least 30 days before the termination date of such     
   employment.                                                             
     ``(g) Sections 2108, 3502, 7511, and 7512 of title 5 do not apply to 
  a person employed under this section.                                   
     ``(h) Notwithstanding sections 5544(a) and 6101(a) of title 5 or any 
  other provision of law, the Secretary concerned may prescribe the hours 
  of duty for technicians. Notwithstanding sections 5542 and 5543 of title
  5 or any other provision of law, such technicians shall be granted an   
  amount of compensatory time off from their scheduled tour of duty equal 
  to the amount of any time spent by them in irregular or overtime work,  
  and shall not be entitled to compensation for such work.                
     ``(i) The Secretary concerned may not prescribe for purposes of      
  eligibility for Federal recognition under section 301 of this title a   
  qualification applicable to technicians employed under subsection (a)   
  that is not applicable pursuant to that section to the other members of 
  the National Guard in the same grade, branch, position, and type of unit
  or organization involved.''.                                            
          SEC. 525. EFFECTIVE DATE.                                               

     The amendments made by sections 523 and 524 shall take effect 180    
  days after the date of the receipt by Congress of the plan required by  
  section 523(d) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year
  1998 (Public Law 105 85; 111 Stat. 1737) or a report by the Secretary of
  Defense providing an alternative proposal to the plan required by that  
  section.                                                                
                    SEC. 526. SECRETARY OF DEFENSE REVIEW OF ARMY TECHNICIAN      
          COSTING PROCESS.                                                        
     (a) Review.--The Secretary of Defense shall review the process used  
  by the Army, including use of the Civilian Manpower Obligation Resources
  (CMOR) model, to develop estimates of the annual authorizations and     
  appropriations required for civilian personnel of the Department of the 
  Army generally and for National Guard and Army Reserve technicians in   
  particular. Based upon the review, the Secretary shall direct that any  
  appropriate revisions to that process be implemented.                   
     (b) Purpose of Review.--The purpose of the review shall be to ensure 
  that the process referred to in subsection (a) does the following:      
       (1) Accurately and fully incorporates all the actual cost factors   
   for such personnel, including particularly those factors necessary to   
   recruit, train, and sustain a qualified technician workforce.           
       (2) Provides estimates of required annual appropriations required to
   fully fund all the technicians (both dual status and non-dual status)   
   requested in the President's budget.                                    
       (3) Eliminates inaccuracies in the process that compel both the Army
   Reserve and the Army National Guard either (A) to reduce the number of  
   military technicians (dual status) below the statutory floors without   
   corresponding force structure reductions, or (B) to transfer funds from 
   other appropriations simply to provide the required funding for military
   technicians (dual status).                                              
     (c) Report.--The Secretary of Defense shall submit to the Committee  
  on Armed Services of the Senate and the Committee on Armed Services of  
  the House of Representatives a report containing the results of the     
  review undertaken under this section, together with a description of    
  corrective actions taken and proposed, not later than March 31, 2000.   
                    SEC. 527. FISCAL YEAR 2000 LIMITATION ON NUMBER OF NON-DUAL   
          STATUS TECHNICIANS.                                                     
     The number of civilian employees who are non-dual status technicians 
  of a reserve component of the Army or Air Force as of September 30,     
  2000, may not exceed the following:                                     
     (1) For the Army Reserve, 1,295.                                      

     (2) For the Army National Guard of the United States, 1,800.          

     (3) For the Air Force Reserve, 0.                                     

     (4) For the Air National Guard of the United States, 342.             


           Subtitle D--Service Academies                                           

          SEC. 531. STRENGTH LIMITATIONS AT THE SERVICE ACADEMIES.                

     (a) United States Military Academy.--(1) The Secretary of the Army   
  shall take such action as necessary to ensure that the United States    
  Military Academy is in compliance with the USMA cadet strength limit not
  later than the day before the last day of the 2001 2002 academic year.  
     (2) The Secretary of the Army may provide for a variance to the USMA 
  cadet strength limit--                                                  
       (A) as of the day before the last day of the 1999 2000 academic year
   of not more than 5 percent; and                                         
       (B) as of the day before the last day of the 2000 2001 academic year
   of not more than 2\1/2\ percent.                                        
    (3) For purposes of this subsection--                                 

       (A) the USMA cadet strength limit is the maximum of 4,000 cadets    
   established for the Corps of Cadets at the United States Military       
   Academy by section 511 of the National Defense Authorization Act for    
   Fiscal Years 1992 and 1993 (Public Law 102 190; 10 U.S.C. 4342 note),   
   reenacted in section 4342(a) of title 10, United States Code, by the    
   amendment made by subsection (b)(1); and                                
     (B) the last day of an academic year is graduation day.               

     (b) Reenactment of Limitation; Authorized Variance.--(1) Section 4342
  of title 10, United States Code, is amended--                           
       (A) in subsection (a), by striking ``is as follows:'' in the matter 
   preceding paragraph (1) and inserting ``(determined for any year as of  
   the day before the last day of the academic year) is 4,000. Subject to  
   that limitation, cadets are selected as follows:''; and                 
     (B) by adding at the end the following new subsection:                

     ``(i) For purposes of the limitation in subsection (a) establishing  
  the aggregate authorized strength of the Corps of Cadets, the Secretary 
  of the Army may for any year (beginning with the 2001 2002 academic     
  year) permit a variance in that limitation by not more than one percent.
  In applying that limitation, and any such variance, the last day of an  
  academic year shall be considered to be graduation day.''.              
    (2) Section 6954 of such title is amended--                           

       (A) by striking the matter preceding paragraph (1) and inserting the
   following:                                                              
     ``(a) The authorized strength of the Brigade of Midshipmen           
  (determined for any year as of the day before the last day of the       
  academic year) is 4,000. Subject to that limitation, midshipmen are     
  selected as follows:''; and                                             
     (B) by adding at the end the following new subsection:                

     ``(g) For purposes of the limitation in subsection (a) establishing  
  the aggregate authorized strength of the Brigade of Midshipmen, the     
  Secretary of the Navy may for any year permit a variance in that        
  limitation by not more than one percent. In applying that limitation,   
  and any such variance, the last day of an academic year shall be        
  considered to be graduation day.''.                                     
    (3) Section 9342 of such title is amended--                           

       (A) in subsection (a), by striking ``is as follows:'' in the matter 
   preceding paragraph (1) and inserting ``(determined for any year as of  
   the day before the last day of the academic year) is 4,000. Subject to  
   that limitation, Air Force Cadets are selected as follows:''; and       
     (B) by adding at the end the following new subsection:                

     ``(i) For purposes of the limitation in subsection (a) establishing  
  the aggregate authorized strength of Air Force Cadets, the Secretary of 
  the Air Force may for any year permit a variance in that limitation by  
  not more than one percent. In applying that limitation, and any such    
  variance, the last day of an academic year shall be considered to be    
  graduation day.''.                                                      
     (4) Section 511 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal 
  Years 1992 and 1993 (Public Law 102 190; 10 U.S.C. 4342 note) is        
  repealed.                                                               
          SEC. 532. SUPERINTENDENTS OF THE SERVICE ACADEMIES.                     

     (a) Position of Superintendent Required To Be Terminal               
  Position.--(1)(A) Chapter 367 of title 10, United States Code, is       
  amended by inserting after section 3920 the following new section:      
                    ``3921. Mandatory retirement: Superintendent of the United    
          States Military Academy                                                 
     ``Upon the termination of the detail of an officer to the position of
  Superintendent of the United States Military Academy, the Secretary of  
  the Army shall retire the officer under any provision of this chapter   
  under which that officer is eligible to retire.''.                      
     (B) Chapter 403 of such title is amended by inserting after section  
  4333 the following new section:                                         
          ``4333a. Superintendent: condition for detail to position               

     ``As a condition for detail to the position of Superintendent of the 
  Academy, an officer shall acknowledge that upon termination of that     
  detail the officer shall be retired.''.                                 
     (2)(A) Chapter 573 of such title is amended by inserting after the   
  table of sections at the beginning of such chapter the following new    
  section:                                                                
                    ``6371. Mandatory retirement: Superintendent of the United    
          States Naval Academy                                                    
     ``Upon the termination of the detail of an officer to the position of
  Superintendent of the United States Naval Academy, the Secretary of the 
  Navy shall retire the officer under any provision of chapter 571 of this
  title under which the officer is eligible to retire.''.                 
     (B) Chapter 603 of such title is amended by inserting after section  
  6951 the following new section:                                         
          ``6951a. Superintendent                                                 

     ``(a) There is a Superintendent of the United States Naval Academy.  
  The immediate governance of the Naval Academy is under the              
  Superintendent.                                                         
     ``(b) The Superintendent shall be detailed to that position by the   
  President. As a condition for detail to that position, an officer shall 
  acknowledge that upon termination of that detail the officer shall be   
  retired.''.                                                             
     (3)(A) Chapter 867 of such title is amended by inserting after       
  section 8920 the following new section:                                 
                    ``8921. Mandatory retirement: Superintendent of the United    
          States Air Force Academy                                                
     ``Upon the termination of the detail of an officer to the position of
  Superintendent of the United States Air Force Academy, the Secretary of 
  the Air Force shall retire the officer under any provision of this      
  chapter under which the officer is eligible to retire.''.               
     (B) Chapter 903 of such title is amended by inserting after section  
  9333 the following new section:                                         
          ``9333a. Superintendent: condition for detail to position               

     ``As a condition for detail to the position of Superintendent of the 
  Academy, an officer shall acknowledge that upon termination of that     
  detail the officer shall be retired.''.                                 
     (4)(A) The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 367 of title
  10, United States Code, is amended by inserting after the item relating 
  to section 3920 the following new item:                                 

            ``3921. Mandatory retirement: Superintendent of the United States 
      Military Academy.''.                                                    

     (B) The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 403 of such    
  title is amended by inserting after the item relating to section 4333   
  the following new item:                                                 

      ``4333a. Superintendent: condition for detail to position.''.           


     (C) The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 573 of such    
  title is amended by inserting before the item relating to section 6383  
  the following new item:                                                 

            ``6371. Mandatory retirement: Superintendent of the United States 
      Naval Academy.''.                                                       

     (D) The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 603 of such    
  title is amended by inserting after the item relating to section 6951   
  the following new item:                                                 

      ``6951a. Superintendent.''.                                             


     (E) The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 867 of such    
  title is amended by inserting after the item relating to section 8920   
  the following new item:                                                 

            ``8921. Mandatory retirement: Superintendent of the United States 
      Air Force Academy.''.                                                   

     (F) The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 903 of such    
  title is amended by inserting after the item relating to section 9333   
  the following new item:                                                 

      ``9333a. Superintendent: condition for detail to position.''.           


     (5) The amendments made by this subsection shall not apply to an     
  officer serving on the date of the enactment of this Act in the position
  of Superintendent of the United States Military Academy, Superintendent 
  of the United States Naval Academy, or Superintendent of the United     
  States Air Force Academy for so long as that officer continues on and   
  after that date to serve in that position without a break in service.   
     (b) Exclusion From Certain General and Flag Officer Grade Strength   
  Limitations.--Section 525(b) of title 10, United States Code, is amended
  by adding at the end the following new paragraph:                       
     ``(7) An officer of the Army while serving as Superintendent of the  
  United States Military Academy, if serving in the grade of lieutenant   
  general, is in addition to the number that would otherwise be permitted 
  for the Army for officers serving on active duty in grades above major  
  general under paragraph (1). An officer of the Navy or Marine Corps     
  while serving as Superintendent of the United States Naval Academy, if  
  serving in the grade of vice admiral or lieutenant general, is in       
  addition to the number that would otherwise be permitted for the Navy or
  Marine Corps, respectively, for officers serving on active duty in      
  grades above major general or rear admiral under paragraph (1) or (2).  
  An officer while serving as Superintendent of the United Air Force      
  Academy, if serving in the grade of lieutenant general, is in addition  
  to the number that would otherwise be permitted for the Air Force for   
  officers serving on active duty in grades above major general under     
  paragraph (1).''.                                                       
                    SEC. 533. DEAN OF ACADEMIC BOARD, UNITED STATES MILITARY      
          ACADEMY AND DEAN OF THE FACULTY, UNITED STATES AIR FORCE ACADEMY.       
     (a) Dean of the Academic Board, USMA.--Section 4335 of title 10,     
  United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new   
  subsection:                                                             
     ``(c) While serving as Dean of the Academic Board, an officer of the 
  Army who holds a grade lower than brigadier general shall hold the grade
  of brigadier general, if appointed to that grade by the President, by   
  and with the advice and consent of the Senate. The retirement age of an 
  officer so appointed is that of a permanent professor of the Academy. An
  officer so appointed is counted for purposes of the limitation in       
  section 526(a) of this title on general officers of the Army on active  
  duty.''.                                                                
     (b) Dean of the Faculty, USAFA.--Section 9335 of title 10, United    
  States Code, is amended--                                               
       (1) by inserting ``(a)'' at the beginning of the text of the        
   section; and                                                            
     (2) by adding at the end the following new subsection:                

     ``(b) While serving as Dean of the Faculty, an officer of the Air    
  Force who holds a grade lower than brigadier general shall hold the     
  grade of brigadier general, if appointed to that grade by the President,
  by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. The retirement age of 
  an officer so appointed is that of a permanent professor of the Academy.
  An officer so appointed is counted for purposes of the limitation in    
  section 526(a) of this title on general officers of the Air Force on    
  active duty.''.                                                         
                    SEC. 534. WAIVER OF REIMBURSEMENT OF EXPENSES FOR INSTRUCTION 
          AT SERVICE ACADEMIES OF PERSONS FROM FOREIGN COUNTRIES.                 
     (a) United States Military Academy.--Section 4344(b)(3) of title 10, 
  United States Code, is amended--                                        
     (1) by striking ``35 percent'' and inserting ``50 percent''; and      

     (2) by striking ``five persons'' and inserting ``20 persons''.        

    (b)  Naval Academy.--Section 6957(b)(3) of such title is amended--    

     (1) by striking ``35 percent'' and inserting ``50 percent''; and      

     (2) by striking ``five persons'' and inserting ``20 persons''.        

    (c)  Air Force Academy.--Section 9344(b)(3) of such title is amended--

     (1) by striking ``35 percent'' and inserting ``50 percent''; and      

     (2) by striking ``five persons'' and inserting ``20 persons''.        

     (d) Effective Date.--The amendments made by this section apply with  
  respect to students from a foreign country entering the United States   
  Military Academy, the United States Naval Academy, or the United States 
  Air Force Academy on or after May 1, 1999.                              
     (e) Conforming Repeal.--Section 301 of the 1999 Emergency            
  Supplemental Appropriations Act (Public Law 106 31; 113 Stat. 66) is    
  repealed.                                                               

                    SEC. 535. EXPANSION OF FOREIGN EXCHANGE PROGRAMS OF THE       
          SERVICE ACADEMIES.                                                      
     (a) United States Military Academy.--Section 4345 of title 10, United
  States Code, is amended--                                               
       (1) in subsection (b), by striking ``10 cadets'' and inserting ``24 
   cadets''; and                                                           
       (2) in subsection (c)(3), by striking ``$50,000'' and inserting     
   ``$120,000''.                                                           
     (b) United States Naval Academy.--Section 6957a of such title is     
  amended--                                                               
       (1) in subsection (b), by striking ``10 midshipmen'' and inserting  
   ``24 midshipmen''; and                                                  
       (2) in subsection (c)(3), by striking ``$50,000'' and inserting     
   ``$120,000''.                                                           
     (c) United States Air Force Academy.--Section 9345 of such title is  
  amended--                                                               
       (1) in subsection (b), by striking ``10 Air Force cadets'' and      
   inserting ``24 Air Force cadets''; and                                  
       (2) in subsection (c)(3), by striking ``$50,000'' and inserting     
   ``$120,000''.                                                           

           Subtitle E--Education and Training                                      

                    SEC. 541. ESTABLISHMENT OF A DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE            
          INTERNATIONAL STUDENT PROGRAM AT THE SENIOR MILITARY COLLEGES.          
     (a) In General.--(1) Chapter 103 of title 10, United States Code, is 
  amended by adding at the end the following new section:                 
                    ``2111b. Senior military colleges: Department of Defense      
          international student program                                           
     ``(a) Program Requirement.--The Secretary of Defense shall establish 
  a program to facilitate the enrollment and instruction of persons from  
  foreign countries as international students at the senior military      
  colleges.                                                               
    ``(b)  Purposes.--The purposes of the program shall be--              

       ``(1) to provide a high-quality, cost-effective military-based      
   educational experience for international students in furtherance of the 
   military-to-military program objectives of the Department of Defense;   
   and                                                                     
       ``(2) to enhance the educational experience and preparation of      
   future United States military leaders through increased, extended       
   interaction with highly qualified potential foreign military leaders.   
     ``(c) Coordination with the Senior Military Colleges.--Guidelines for
  implementation of the program shall be developed in coordination with   
  the senior military colleges.                                           
     ``(d) Recommendations for Admission of Students Under the            
  Program.--The Secretary of Defense shall annually identify to the senior
  military colleges the international students who, based on criteria     
  established by the Secretary, the Secretary recommends be considered for
  admission under the program. The Secretary shall identify the           
  recommended international students to the senior military colleges as   
  early as possible each year to enable those colleges to consider them in
  a timely manner in their respective admissions processes.               
     ``(e) DOD Financial Support.--An international student who is        
  admitted to a senior military college under the program under this      
  section is responsible for the cost of instruction at that college. The 
  Secretary of Defense may, from funds available to the Department of     
  Defense other than funds available for financial assistance under       
  section 2107a of this title, provide some or all of the costs of        
  instruction for any such student.''.                                    
     (2) The table of sections at the beginning of such chapter is amended
  by adding at the end the following new item:                            

            ``2111b. Senior military colleges: Department of Defense          
      international student program.''.                                       

     (b) Effective Date.--The Secretary of Defense shall implement the    
  program under section 2111b of title 10, United States Code, as added by
  subsection (a), with students entering the senior military colleges     
  after May 1, 2000.                                                      
     (c) Repeal of Obsolete Provision.--Section 2111a(e)(1) of title 10,  
  United States Code, is amended by striking the second sentence.         
     (d) Fiscal Year 2000 Funding.--Of the amounts made available to the  
  Department of Defense for fiscal year 2000 pursuant to section 301,     
  $2,000,000 shall be available for financial support for international   
  students under section 2111b of title 10, United States Code, as added  
  by subsection (a).                                                      

                    SEC. 542. AUTHORITY FOR ARMY WAR COLLEGE TO AWARD DEGREE OF   
          MASTER OF STRATEGIC STUDIES.                                            
     (a) Authority.--Chapter 401 of title 10, United States Code, is      
  amended by adding at the end the following new section:                 
                    ``4321. United States Army War College: master of strategic   
          studies degree                                                          
     ``Under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the Army, the     
  Commandant of the United States Army War College, upon the              
  recommendation of the faculty and dean of the college, may confer the   
  degree of master of strategic studies upon graduates of the college who 
  have fulfilled the requirements for that degree.''.                     
     (b) Clerical Amendment.--The table of sections at the beginning of   
  such chapter is amended by adding at the end the following new item:    

            ``4321. United States Army War College: master of strategic       
      studies degree.''.                                                      

                    SEC. 543. AUTHORITY FOR AIR UNIVERSITY TO CONFER              
          GRADUATE-LEVEL DEGREES.                                                 
     (a) In General.--Subsection (a) of section 9317 of title 10, United  
  States Code, is amended to read as follows:                             
     ``(a) Authority.--Upon the recommendation of the faculty of the      
  appropriate school of the Air University, the commander of the Air      
  University may confer--                                                 
       ``(1) the degree of master of strategic studies upon graduates of   
   the Air War College who fulfill the requirements for that degree;       
       ``(2) the degree of master of military operational art and science  
   upon graduates of the Air Command and Staff College who fulfill the     
   requirements for that degree; and                                       
       ``(3) the degree of master of airpower art and science upon         
   graduates of the School of Advanced Airpower Studies who fulfill the    
   requirements for that degree.''.                                        
     (b) Clerical Amendments.--(1) The heading for that section is amended
  to read:                                                                
          ``9317. Air University: graduate-level degrees''.                       

     (2) The item relating to that section in the table of sections at the
  beginning of chapter 901 of such title is amended to read as follows:   

      ``9317. Air University: graduate-level degrees.''.                      


                    SEC. 544. RESERVE CREDIT FOR PARTICIPATION IN HEALTH          
          PROFESSIONS SCHOLARSHIP AND FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.               
    Section 2126(b) of title 10, United States Code, is amended--         

     (1) by striking paragraphs (2) and (3) and inserting the following:   

     ``(2) Service credited under paragraph (1) counts only for the award 
  of retirement points for computation of years of service under section  
  12732 of this title and for computation of retired pay under section    
  12733 of this title.                                                    
     ``(3) The number of points credited to a member under paragraph (1)  
  for a year of participation in a course of study is 50. The points shall
  be credited to the member for one of the years of that participation at 
  the end of each year after the completion of the course of study that   
  the member serves in the Selected Reserve and is credited under section 
  12732(a)(2) of this title with at least 50 points. The points credited  
  for the participation shall be recorded in the member's records as      
  having been earned in the year of the participation in the course of    
  study.'';                                                               
     (2) by redesignating paragraph (5) as paragraph (6); and              

     (3) by inserting after paragraph (4) the following new paragraph (5): 

     ``(5) A member of the Selected Reserve may be considered to be in an 
  active status while pursuing a course of study under this subchapter    
  only for purposes of sections 12732(a) and 12733(3) of this title.''.   

                    SEC. 545. PERMANENT AUTHORITY FOR ROTC SCHOLARSHIPS FOR       
          GRADUATE STUDENTS.                                                      
     Section 2107(c)(2) of title 10, United States Code, is amended to    
  read as follows:                                                        
     ``(2) The Secretary of the military department concerned may provide 
  financial assistance, as described in paragraph (1), to a student       
  enrolled in an advanced education program beyond the baccalaureate      
  degree level if the student also is a cadet or midshipman in an advanced
  training program. Not more than 15 percent of the total number of       
  scholarships awarded under this section in any year may be awarded under
  this paragraph.''.                                                      
                    SEC. 546. INCREASE IN MONTHLY SUBSISTENCE ALLOWANCE FOR SENIOR
          ROTC CADETS SELECTED FOR ADVANCED TRAINING.                             
     (a) Increase.--Section 209(a) of title 37, United States Code, is    
  amended by striking ``$150 a month'' and inserting ``$200 a month''.    
     (b) Effective Date.--The amendment made by subsection (a) shall take 
  effect on October 1, 1999.                                              
          SEC. 547. CONTINGENT FUNDING INCREASE FOR JUNIOR ROTC PROGRAM.          

     (a) In General.--(1) Chapter 102 of title 10, United States Code, is 
  amended by adding at the end the following new section:                 
          ``2033. Contingent funding increase                                     

     ``If for any fiscal year the amount appropriated for the National    
  Guard Challenge Program under section 509 of title 32 is in excess of   
  $62,500,000, the Secretary of Defense shall (notwithstanding any other  
  provision of law) make the amount in excess of $62,500,000 available for
  the Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps program under section 2031  
  of this title, and such excess amount may not be used for any other     
  purpose.''.                                                             
     (2) The table of sections at the beginning of such chapter is amended
  by adding at the end the following new item:                            

      ``2033. Contingent funding increase.''.                                 


     (b) Effective Date.--Section 2033 of title 10, United States Code, as
  added by subsection (a), shall apply only with respect to funds         
  appropriated for fiscal years after fiscal year 1999.                   
                    SEC. 548. CHANGE FROM ANNUAL TO BIENNIAL REPORTING UNDER THE  
          RESERVE COMPONENT MONTGOMERY GI BILL.                                   
     (a) In General.--Section 16137 of title 10, United States Code, is   
  amended to read as follows:                                             
          ``16137. Biennial report to Congress                                    

     ``The Secretary of Defense shall submit to Congress a report not     
  later than March 1 of each odd-numbered year concerning the operation of
  the educational assistance program established by this chapter during   
  the preceding two fiscal years. Each such report shall include the      
  number of members of the Selected Reserve of the Ready Reserve of each  
  armed force receiving, and the number entitled to receive, educational  
  assistance under this chapter during those fiscal years. The Secretary  
  may submit the report more frequently and adjust the period covered by  
  the report accordingly.''.                                              
     (b) Clerical Amendment.--The item relating to such section in the    
  table of sections at the beginning of chapter 1606 of such title is     
  amended to read as follows:                                             

      ``16137. Biennial report to Congress.''.                                


                    SEC. 549. RECODIFICATION AND CONSOLIDATION OF STATUTES DENYING
          FEDERAL GRANTS AND CONTRACTS BY CERTAIN DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES TO     
          INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION THAT PROHIBIT SENIOR ROTC UNITS OR     
          MILITARY RECRUITING ON CAMPUS.                                          
     (a) Recodification and Consolidation for Limitations on Federal      
  Grants and Contracts.--(1) Section 983 of title 10, United States Code, 
  is amended to read as follows:                                          
                    ``983. Institutions of higher education that prevent ROTC     
          access or military recruiting on campus: denial of grants and contracts 
          from Department of Defense, Department of Education, and certain other  
          departments and agencies                                                
     ``(a) Denial of Funds for Preventing ROTC Access to Campus.--No funds
  described in subsection (d)(1) may be provided by contract or by grant  
  (including a grant of funds to be available for student aid) to an      
  institution of higher education (including any subelement of such       
  institution) if the Secretary of Defense determines that that           
  institution (or any subelement of that institution) has a policy or     
  practice (regardless of when implemented) that either prohibits, or in  
  effect prevents--                                                       
       ``(1) the Secretary of a military department from maintaining,      
   establishing, or operating a unit of the Senior Reserve Officer Training
   Corps (in accordance with section 654 of this title and other applicable
   Federal laws) at that institution (or any subelement of that            
   institution); or                                                        
       ``(2) a student at that institution (or any subelement of that      
   institution) from enrolling in a unit of the Senior Reserve Officer     
   Training Corps at another institution of higher education.              
     ``(b) Denial of Funds for Preventing Military Recruiting on          
  Campus.--No funds described in subsection (d)(2) may be provided by     
  contract or by grant (including a grant of funds to be available for    
  student aid) to an institution of higher education (including any       
  subelement of such institution) if the Secretary of Defense determines  
  that that institution (or any subelement of that institution) has a     
  policy or practice (regardless of when implemented) that either         
  prohibits, or in effect prevents--                                      
       ``(1) the Secretary of a military department or Secretary of        
   Transportation from gaining entry to campuses, or access to students    
   (who are 17 years of age or older) on campuses, for purposes of military
   recruiting; or                                                          
       ``(2) access by military recruiters for purposes of military        
   recruiting to the following information pertaining to students (who are 
   17 years of age or older) enrolled at that institution (or any          
   subelement of that institution):                                        
     ``(A) Names, addresses, and telephone listings.                       

       ``(B) Date and place of birth, levels of education, academic majors,
   degrees received, and the most recent educational institution enrolled  
   in by the student.                                                      
     ``(c) Exceptions.--The limitation established in subsection (a) or   
  (b) shall not apply to an institution of higher education (or any       
  subelement of that institution) if the Secretary of Defense determines  
  that--                                                                  
       ``(1) the institution (and each subelement of that institution) has 
   ceased the policy or practice described in that subsection; or          
       ``(2) the institution of higher education involved has a            
   longstanding policy of pacifism based on historical religious           
   affiliation.                                                            
     ``(d) Covered Funds.--(1) The limitation established in subsection   
  (a) applies to the following:                                           
     ``(A) Any funds made available for the Department of Defense.         

       ``(B) Any funds made available in a Departments of Labor, Health and
   Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act. 
     ``(2) The limitation established in subsection (b) applies to the    
  following:                                                              
     ``(A) Funds described in paragraph (1).                               

     ``(B) Any funds made available for the Department of Transportation.  

     ``(e) Notice of Determinations.--Whenever the Secretary of Defense   
  makes a determination under subsection (a), (b), or (c), the Secretary--
       ``(1) shall transmit a notice of the determination to the Secretary 
   of Education and to Congress; and                                       
       ``(2) shall publish in the Federal Register a notice of the         
   determination and the effect of the determination on the eligibility of 
   the institution of higher education (and any subelement of that         
   institution) for contracts and grants.                                  
     ``(f) Semiannual Notice in Federal Register.--The Secretary of       
  Defense shall publish in the Federal Register once every six months a   
  list of each institution of higher education that is currently          
  ineligible for contracts and grants by reason of a determination of the 
  Secretary under subsection (a) or (b).''.                               
     (2) The item relating to section 983 in the table of sections at the 
  beginning of such chapter is amended to read as follows:                

            ``983. Institutions of higher education that prevent ROTC access  
      or military recruiting on campus: denial of grants and contracts from   
      Department of Defense, Department of Education, and certain other       
      departments and agencies.''.                                            

     (b) Repeal of Codified Provisions.--The following provisions of law  
  are repealed:                                                           
       (1) Section 558 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal
   Year 1995 (Public Law 103 337; 10 U.S.C. 503 note).                     
       (2) Section 514 of the Departments of Labor, Health and Human       
   Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1997  
   (as contained in section 101(e) of division A of Public Law 104 208; 110
   Stat. 3009 270; 10 U.S.C. 503 note).                                    

                    SEC. 550. ACCRUAL FUNDING FOR COAST GUARD MONTGOMERY GI BILL  
          LIABILITIES.                                                            
    Section 2006 of title 10, United States Code, is amended as follows:  

       (1) Subsection (a) is amended by striking ``Department of Defense   
   education liabilities'' and inserting ``armed forces education          
   liabilities''.                                                          
     (2) Paragraph (1) of subsection (b) is amended to read as follows:    

       ``(1) The term `armed forces education liabilities' means           
   liabilities of the armed forces for benefits under chapter 30 of title  
   38 and for Department of Defense benefits under chapter 1606 of this    
   title.''.                                                               
     (3) Subsection (b)(2)(C) is amended--                                 

     (A) by inserting ``Department of Defense'' after ``future''; and      

     (B) by striking ``chapter 106'' and inserting ``chapter 1606''.       

       (4) Subsection (c)(1) is amended by inserting ``and the Secretary of
   the Department in which the Coast Guard is operating'' after            
   ``Defense''.                                                            
     (5) Subsection (d) is amended--                                       

       (A) by striking ``Department of Defense'' and inserting ``armed     
   forces''; and                                                           
       (B) by inserting ``the Secretary of the Department in which the     
   Coast Guard is operating,'' after ``Secretary of Defense,''.            
       (6) Subsection (f)(5) is amended by inserting ``and the Department  
   in which the Coast Guard is operating'' after ``Department of Defense''.
     (7) Subsection (g) is amended--                                       

       (A) by inserting ``and the Secretary of the Department in which the 
   Coast Guard is operating'' in paragraphs (1) and (2) after ``The        
   Secretary of Defense''; and                                             
       (B) by striking ``of a military department'' in paragraph (3) and   
   inserting ``concerned''.                                                
           Subtitle F--Reserve Component Management                                


                    SEC. 551. FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FOR PURSUIT OF DEGREES 
          BY OFFICER CANDIDATES IN MARINE CORPS PLATOON LEADERS CLASS PROGRAM.    
     (a) In General.--(1) Part IV of subtitle E of title 10, United States
  Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new chapter:        
                    ``CHAPTER 1611--OTHER EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS         


  ``Sec.                                                                 

            ``16401. Marine Corps Platoon Leaders Class program: officer      
      candidates pursuing degrees.                                            

                    ``16401. Marine Corps Platoon Leaders Class program: officer  
          candidates pursuing degrees                                             
     ``(a) Authority for Financial Assistance Program.--The Secretary of  
  the Navy may provide financial assistance to an eligible enlisted member
  of the Marine Corps Reserve for expenses of the member while the member 
  is pursuing on a full-time basis at an institution of higher education a
  program of education approved by the Secretary that leads to--          
     ``(1) a baccalaureate degree in less than five academic years; or     

       ``(2) a doctor of jurisprudence or bachelor of laws degree in not   
   more than three academic years.                                         
     ``(b) Eligibility.--(1) To be eligible for financial assistance under
  this section, an enlisted member of the Marine Corps Reserve must--     
       ``(A) be an officer candidate in the Marine Corps Platoon Leaders   
   Class program and have successfully completed one six-week (or longer)  
   increment of military training required under that program;             
     ``(B) meet the applicable age requirement specified in paragraph (2); 

       ``(C) be enrolled on a full-time basis in a program of education    
   referred to in subsection (a) at any institution of higher education;   
   and                                                                     
       ``(D) enter into a written agreement with the Secretary described in
   paragraph (3).                                                          
     ``(2)(A) In the case of a member pursuing a baccalaureate degree, the
  member meets the age requirements of this paragraph if the member will  
  be under 27 years of age on June 30 of the calendar year in which the   
  member is projected to be eligible for appointment as a commissioned    
  officer in the Marine Corps through the Marine Corps Platoon Leaders    
  Class program, except that if the member has served on active duty, the 
  member may, on such date, be any age under 30 years that exceeds 27     
  years by a number of months that is not more than the number of months  
  that the member served on active duty.                                  
     ``(B) In the case of a member pursuing a doctor of jurisprudence or  
  bachelor of laws degree, the member meets the age requirements of this  
  paragraph if the member will be under 31 years of age on June 30 of the 
  calendar year in which the member is projected to be eligible for       
  appointment as a commissioned officer in the Marine Corps through the   
  Marine Corps Platoon Leaders Class program, except that if the member   
  has served on active duty, the member may, on such date, be any age     
  under 35 years that exceeds 31 years by a number of months that is not  
  more than the number of months that the member served on active duty.   
     ``(3) A written agreement referred to in paragraph (1)(D) is an      
  agreement between the member and the Secretary in which the member      
  agrees--                                                                
       ``(A) to accept an appointment as a commissioned officer in the     
   Marine Corps, if tendered by the President;                             
     ``(B) to serve on active duty for at least five years; and            

       ``(C) under such terms and conditions as shall be prescribed by the 
   Secretary, to serve in the Marine Corps Reserve until the eighth        
   anniversary of the date of the appointment.                             
     ``(c) Covered Expenses.--Expenses for which financial assistance may 
  be provided under this section are--                                    
       ``(1) tuition and fees charged by the institution of higher         
   education involved;                                                     
     ``(2) the cost of books; and                                          

       ``(3) in the case of a program of education leading to a            
   baccalaureate degree, laboratory expenses.                              
     ``(d) Amount.--The amount of financial assistance provided to a      
  member under this section shall be prescribed by the Secretary, but may 
  not exceed $5,200 for any academic year.                                
     ``(e) Limitations.--(1) Financial assistance may be provided to a    
  member under this section only for three consecutive academic years.    
     ``(2) Not more than 1,200 members may participate in the financial   
  assistance program under this section in any academic year.             
     ``(f) Failure To Complete Program.--(1) A member who receives        
  financial assistance under this section may be ordered to active duty in
  the Marine Corps by the Secretary to serve in an appropriate enlisted   
  grade for such period as the Secretary prescribes, but not for more than
  four years, if the member--                                             
       ``(A) completes the military and academic requirements of the Marine
   Corps Platoon Leaders Class program and refuses to accept an appointment
   as a commissioned officer in the Marine Corps when offered;             
       ``(B) fails to complete the military or academic requirements of the
   Marine Corps Platoon Leaders Class program; or                          
       ``(C) is disenrolled from the Marine Corps Platoon Leaders Class    
   program for failure to maintain eligibility for an original appointment 
   as a commissioned officer under section 532 of this title.              
     ``(2) The Secretary of the Navy may waive the obligated service under
  paragraph (1) of a person who is not physically qualified for           
  appointment under section 532 of this title and later is determined by  
  the Secretary of the Navy under section 505 of this title to be         
  unqualified for service as an enlisted member of the Marine Corps due to
  a physical or medical condition that was not the result of misconduct or
  grossly negligent conduct.                                              
     ``(g) Institution of Higher Education Defined.--In this section, the 
  term `institution of higher education' has the meaning given that term  
  in section 101 of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1001).''. 
     (2) The tables of chapters at the beginning of subtitle E of such    
  title and at the beginning of part IV of such subtitle are amended by   
  adding after the item relating to chapter 1609 the following new item:  

         ``1611. Other Educational Assistance Programs                          

        16401''.                                                               


     (b) Conforming Amendment.--Section 3695(a)(5) of title 38, United    
  States Code, is amended by striking ``Chapters 106 and 107'' and        
  inserting ``Chapters 107, 1606, and 1610''.                             
     (c) Computation of Creditable Service.--Section 205 of title 37,     
  United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new   
  subsection:                                                             
     ``(f) Notwithstanding subsection (a), the periods of service of a    
  commissioned officer appointed under section 12209 of title 10 after    
  receiving financial assistance under section 16401 of such title that   
  are counted under this section may not include a period of service after
  January 1, 2000, that the officer performed concurrently as a member of 
  the Marine Corps Platoon Leaders Class program and the Marine Corps     
  Reserve, except that service after that date that the officer performed 
  before commissioning (concurrently with the period of service as a      
  member of the Marine Corps Platoon Leaders Class program) as an enlisted
  member on active duty or as a member of the Selected Reserve may be so  
  counted.''.                                                             
     (d) Transition Provision.--(1) An enlisted member of the Marine Corps
  Reserve selected for training as an officer candidate under section     
  12209 of title 10, United States Code, before implementation of a       
  financial assistance program under section 16401 of such title (as added
  by subsection (a)) may, upon application, participate in the financial  
  assistance program established under section 16401 of such title (as    
  added by subsection (a)) if the member--                                
     (A) is eligible for financial assistance under such section 16401;    

       (B) submits a request for the financial assistance to the Secretary 
   of the Navy not later than 180 days after the date on which the         
   Secretary establishes the financial assistance program; and             
       (C) enters into a written agreement described in subsection (b)(3)  
   of such section.                                                        
     (2) Section 205(f) of title 37, United States Code, as added by      
  subsection (c), applies to a member referred to in paragraph (1).       
          SEC. 552. OPTIONS TO IMPROVE RECRUITING FOR THE ARMY RESERVE.           

     (a) Review.--The Secretary of the Army shall conduct a review of the 
  manner, process, and organization used by the Army to recruit new       
  members for the Army Reserve. The review shall seek to determine the    
  reasons for the continuing inability of the Army to meet recruiting     
  objectives for the Army Reserve and to identify measures the Secretary  
  could take to correct that inability.                                   
     (b) Reorganization To Be Considered.--Among the possible corrective  
  measures to be examined by the Secretary of the Army as part of the     
  review shall be a transfer of the recruiting function for the Army      
  Reserve from the Army Recruiting Command to a new, fully resourced      
  recruiting organization under the command and control of the Chief, Army
  Reserve.                                                                
     (c) Report.--Not later than July 1, 2000, the Secretary shall submit 
  to the Committee on Armed Services of the Senate and the Committee on   
  Armed Services of the House of Representatives a report setting forth   
  the results of the review under this section. The report shall include a
  description of any corrective measures the Secretary intends to         
  implement.                                                              

                    SEC. 553. JOINT DUTY ASSIGNMENTS FOR RESERVE COMPONENT GENERAL
          AND FLAG OFFICERS.                                                      
     Subsection (b) of section 526 of title 10, United States Code, is    
  amended--                                                               
     (1) by redesignating paragraph (2) as paragraph (3); and              

     (2) by inserting after paragraph (1) the following new paragraph (2): 

     ``(2)(A) The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff may designate up  
  to 10 general and flag officer positions on the staffs of the commanders
  of the unified and specified combatant commands as positions to be held 
  only by reserve component officers who are in a general or flag officer 
  grade below lieutenant general or vice admiral. Each position so        
  designated shall be considered to be a joint duty assignment position   
  for purposes of chapter 38 of this title.                               
     ``(B) A reserve component officer serving in a position designated   
  under subparagraph (A) while on active duty under a call or order to    
  active duty that does not specify a period of 180 days or less shall not
  be counted for the purposes of the limitations under subsection (a) and 
  under section 525 of this title if the officer was selected for service 
  in that position in accordance with the procedures specified in         
  subparagraph (C).                                                       
     ``(C) Whenever a vacancy occurs, or is anticipated to occur, in a    
  position designated under subparagraph (A)--                            
       ``(i) the Secretary of Defense shall require the Secretary of the   
   Army to submit the name of at least one Army reserve component officer, 
   the Secretary of the Navy to submit the name of at least one Naval      
   Reserve officer and the name of at least one Marine Corps Reserve       
   officer, and the Secretary of the Air Force to submit the name of at    
   least one Air Force reserve component officer for consideration by the  
   Secretary for assignment to that position; and                          
       ``(ii) the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff may submit to the  
   Secretary of Defense the name of one or more officers (in addition to   
   the officers whose names are submitted pursuant to clause (i)) for      
   consideration by the Secretary for assignment to that position.         
     ``(D) Whenever the Secretaries of the military departments are       
  required to submit the names of officers under subparagraph (C)(i), the 
  Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff shall submit to the Secretary of  
  Defense the Chairman's evaluation of the performance of each officer    
  whose name is submitted under that subparagraph (and of any officer     
  whose name the Chairman submits to the Secretary under subparagraph     
  (C)(ii) for consideration for the same vacancy).                        
     ``(E) Subparagraph (B) does not apply in the case of an officer      
  serving in a position designated under subparagraph (A) if the Secretary
  of Defense, when considering officers for assignment to fill the vacancy
  in that position which was filled by that officer, did not have a       
  recommendation for that assignment from each Secretary of a military    
  department who (pursuant to subparagraph (C)) was required to make such 
  a recommendation.''.                                                    
                    SEC. 554. GRADE OF CHIEFS OF RESERVE COMPONENTS AND ADDITIONAL
          GENERAL OFFICERS AT THE NATIONAL GUARD BUREAU.                          
     (a) Procedures for Appointing Reserve Chiefs in Higher Grade.--(1)   
  Chapter 1213 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by adding at   
  the end the following new section:                                      

                    ``12505. Selection of officers for certain senior reserve     
          component positions                                                     
     ``(a) Covered Positions.--(1) This section applies to the positions  
  specified in sections 3038, 5143, 5144, and 8038 and the positions of   
  Director, Army National Guard, and Director, Air National Guard,        
  specified in subparagraphs (A) and (B) of section 10506(a)(1) of this   
  title.                                                                  
     ``(2) An officer may be assigned to one of the positions specified in
  paragraph (1) for service in the grade of lieutenant general or vice    
  admiral if appointed to that grade for service in that position by the  
  President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. An officer 
  may be recommended to the President for such an appointment if selected 
  for appointment to that position in accordance with this section.       
     ``(b) Eligibility for Higher Grade.--An officer shall be considered  
  to have been selected for appointment to a position specified in        
  subsection (a) in accordance with this section if--                     
       ``(1) the officer is recommended for that appointment by the        
   Secretary of the military department concerned;                         
       ``(2) the officer is determined by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs 
   of Staff, in accordance with criteria and as a result of a process      
   established by the Chairman, to have significant joint duty experience; 
   and                                                                     
       ``(3) the officer is recommended by the Secretary of Defense to the 
   President for appointment in accordance with this section.              
     ``(c) Counting for Purposes of Grade Limitations.--An officer on     
  active duty for service in a position specified in subsection (a) who is
  serving in that position (by reason of selection in accordance with this
  section) in the grade of lieutenant general or vice admiral shall be    
  counted for purposes of the grade limitations under sections 525 and 526
  of this title. This subsection does not affect the counting for those   
  purposes of officers serving in those positions under any other         
  provision of law.                                                       
     ``(d) Transition Waiver Authority.--Until October 1, 2002, the       
  Secretary of Defense may waive paragraph (2) of subsection (b) with     
  respect to the appointment of an officer to a position specified in     
  subsection (a) if in the judgment of the Secretary--                    
     ``(1) the officer is qualified for service in the position; and       

     ``(2) the waiver is necessary for the good of the service.            

  Any such waiver shall be made on a case-by-case basis.''.               


     (2) The table of sections at the beginning of such chapter is amended
  by adding at the end the following new item:                            

            ``12505. Selection of officers for certain senior reserve         
      component positions.''.                                                 

     (b) Chief of Army Reserve.--Section 3038(c) of title 10, United      
  States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new sentence:
  ``However, if selected in accordance with section 12505 of this title,  
  he may be appointed in the grade of lieutenant general.''.              
     (c) Chief of Naval Reserve.--Section 5143(c)(2) of such title is     
  amended--                                                               
       (1) by striking ``above rear admiral (lower half)'' and inserting   
   ``rear admiral''; and                                                   
       (2) by adding at the end the following new sentence: ``However, if  
   selected in accordance with section 12505 of this title, he may be      
   appointed in the grade of vice admiral.''.                              
     (d) Commander, Marine Forces Reserve.--Section 5144(c)(2) of such    
  title is amended--                                                      
       (1) by striking ``above brigadier general'' and inserting ``major   
   general''; and                                                          
       (2) by adding at the end the following new sentence: ``However, if  
   selected in accordance with section 12505 of this title, he may be      
   appointed in the grade of lieutenant general.''.                        
     (e) Chief of Air Force Reserve.--Section 8038(c) of such title is    
  amended by adding at the end the following new sentence: ``However, if  
  selected in accordance with section 12505 of this title, he may be      
  appointed in the grade of lieutenant general.''.                        
     (f) General Officers for the National Guard Bureau.--Subparagraphs   
  (A) and (B) of section 10506(a)(1) of such title are each amended by    
  inserting ``or, if appointed to that position in accordance with section
  12505(a)(2) of this title, the grade of lieutenant general,'' after     
  ``major general''.                                                      
     (g) Effective Date.--The amendments made by this section shall take  
  effect 60 days after the date of the enactment of this Act.             
     (h) Applicability to Incumbents.--(1) If an officer who is a covered 
  position incumbent is appointed under the amendments made by this       
  section to the grade of lieutenant general or vice admiral, the term of 
  service of that officer in that covered position shall not be extended  
  by reason of such appointment.                                          
    (2) For purposes of this subsection:                                  

       (A) The term ``covered position incumbent'' means a reserve         
   component officer who on the effective date specified in subsection (g) 
   is serving in a covered position.                                       
       (B) The term ``covered position'' means a position specified in     
   section 12505 of title 10, United States Code, as added by subsection   
   (a).                                                                    

          SEC. 555. DUTIES OF RESERVES ON ACTIVE DUTY IN SUPPORT OF THE RESERVES. 

     (a) Duties.--Section 12310 of title 10, United States Code, is       
  amended--                                                               
       (1) by redesignating subsection (b) as subsection (d) and           
   transferring that subsection, as so redesignated, to the end of the     
   section; and                                                            
       (2) by inserting after subsection (a) the following new subsection  
   (b):                                                                    
     ``(b) Duties.--A Reserve on active duty as described in subsection   
  (a) may be assigned only duties in connection with the functions        
  described in that subsection, which may include the following:          
       ``(1) Supporting operations or missions assigned in whole or in part
   to reserve components.                                                  
       ``(2) Supporting operations or missions performed or to be performed
   by--                                                                    
       ``(A) a unit composed of elements from more than one component of   
   the same armed force; or                                                
     ``(B) a joint forces unit that includes--                             

     ``(i) one or more reserve component units; or                         

       ``(ii) a member of a reserve component whose reserve component      
   assignment is in a position in an element of the joint forces unit.     
       ``(3) Advising the Secretary of Defense, the Secretaries of the     
   military departments, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the commanders of  
   the unified combatant command regarding reserve component matters.''.   
     (b) Technical and Conforming Amendments.--Such section is further    
  amended--                                                               
       (1) in subsection (a), by inserting `` Grade When Ordered to Active 
   Duty.--'' after ``(a)'';                                                
       (2) in subsection (c)(1), by striking ``(c)(1) A Reserve'' and      
   inserting ``(c) Duties Relating to Defense Against Weapons of Mass      
   Destruction.--(1) Notwithstanding subsection (b), a Reserve''; and      
       (3) in subsection (d), as redesignated and transferred by subsection
   (a)(1), by inserting `` Training.--'' before ``A Reserve''.             
     (c) Report on the Use of Reserves on Active Duty in Support of the   
  Reserves.--(1) The Secretary of Defense shall review how the Reserves on
  active duty in support of the reserves are or will be used in relation  
  to the duties set forth under subsection (b) of section 12310 of title  
  10, United States Code, as added by subsection (a)(2).                  
     (2) Not later than March 1, 2000, the Secretary shall submit to the  
  Committees on Armed Services of the Senate and the House of             
  Representatives a report on the results of the review under paragraph   
  (1). The report shall include the following:                            
       (A) An itemization and description, shown by operation or mission   
   referred to in subsection (b) of section 12310 of title 10, United      
   States Code, as added by subsection (a)(2), of the numbers of Reserves  
   on active duty involved in each of those operations and missions.       
       (B) An assessment and recommendation as to whether the Reserves on  
   active duty in support of the reserves should be managed as a separate  
   personnel category in which they compete only among themselves for      
   promotion, retention, school selection, command, and other centrally    
   selected personnel actions.                                             
       (C) An assessment and recommendation as to whether those Reserves   
   should be considered as being part of their respective active component 
   for purposes of management of end strengths and whether funds for those 
   Reserves should be provided from appropriations for active component    
   military personnel (rather than reserve component personnel).           
       (D) An assessment and recommendations for changes in the existing   
   officer and enlisted personnel systems required as a result of the      
   amendments to section 12310 of title 10, United States Code, made by    
   subsection (a), with such assessment to take a comprehensive life-cycle 
   approach to the careers of those Reserves and how those careers should  
   be managed, with special attention to issues related to accession,      
   promotion, professional development, retention, separation and          
   retirement.                                                             

                    SEC. 556. REPEAL OF LIMITATION ON NUMBER OF RESERVES ON       
          FULL-TIME ACTIVE DUTY IN SUPPORT OF PREPAREDNESS FOR RESPONSES TO       
          EMERGENCIES INVOLVING WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION.                      
     (a) Repeal.--Paragraph (4) of section 12310(c) of title 10, United   
  States Code, is amended by striking the first sentence.                 
     (b) Conforming Amendments.--Paragraph (6) of such section is         
  amended--                                                               
       (1) by striking ``or to increase the number of personnel authorized 
   by paragraph (4)'' in the matter preceding subparagraph (A); and        
       (2) in subparagraph (A), by striking ``or for the requested         
   additional personnel'' and all that follows through ``Federal levels''. 

          SEC. 557. ESTABLISHMENT OF OFFICE OF THE COAST GUARD RESERVE.           

     (a) Establishment.--Chapter 3 of title 14, United States Code, is    
  amended by adding at the end the following new section:                 
          ``53. Office of the Coast Guard Reserve; Director                       

     ``(a) Establishment of Office; Director.--There is in the executive  
  part of the Coast Guard an Office of the Coast Guard Reserve. The head  
  of the Office is the Director of the Coast Guard Reserve. The Director  
  of the Coast Guard Reserve is the principal adviser to the Commandant on
  Coast Guard Reserve matters and may have such additional functions as   
  the Commandant may direct.                                              
     ``(b) Appointment.--The President, by and with the advice and consent
  of the Senate, shall appoint the Director of the Coast Guard Reserve,   
  from officers of the Coast Guard who--                                  
     ``(1) have had at least 10 years of commissioned service;             

     ``(2) are in a grade above captain; and                               

     ``(3) have been recommended by the Secretary of Transportation.       

     ``(c) Term.--(1) The Director of the Coast Guard Reserve holds office
  for a term determined by the President, normally two years, but not more
  than four years. An officer may be removed from the position of Director
  for cause at any time.                                                  
     ``(2) The Director of the Coast Guard Reserve, while so serving,     
  holds a grade above Captain, without vacating the officer's permanent   
  grade.                                                                  
     ``(d) Budget.--The Director of the Coast Guard Reserve is the        
  official within the executive part of the Coast Guard who, subject to   
  the authority, direction, and control of the Secretary of Transportation
  and the Commandant, is responsible for preparation, justification, and  
  execution of the personnel, operation and maintenance, and construction 
  budgets for the Coast Guard Reserve. As such, the Director of the Coast 
  Guard Reserve is the director and functional manager of appropriations  
  made for the Coast Guard Reserve in those areas.                        
     ``(e) Annual Report.--The Director of the Coast Guard Reserve shall  
  submit to the Secretary of Transportation and the Secretary of Defense  
  an annual report on the state of the Coast Guard Reserve and the ability
  of the Coast Guard Reserve to meet its missions. The report shall be    
  prepared in conjunction with the Commandant and may be submitted in     
  classified and unclassified versions.''.                                
     (b) Clerical Amendment.--The table of sections at the beginning of   
  such chapter is amended by inserting after the item relating to section 
  52 the following new item:                                              

      ``53. Office of the Coast Guard Reserve; Director.''.                   


                    SEC. 558. REPORT ON USE OF NATIONAL GUARD FACILITIES AND      
          INFRASTRUCTURE FOR SUPPORT OF PROVISION OF SERVICES TO VETERANS.        
     (a) Report.--The Chief of the National Guard Bureau shall submit to  
  the Secretary of Defense a report, to be prepared in consultation with  
  the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, assessing the feasibility and        
  desirability of using the facilities and electronic infrastructure of   
  the National Guard for support of the provision of services to veterans 
  by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs. The report shall include an       
  assessment of any costs and benefits associated with the use of those   
  facilities and that infrastructure for that purpose.                    
     (b) Transmittal to Congress.--The Secretary of Defense shall, not    
  later than April 1, 2000, transmit to Congress the report submitted to  
  the Secretary under subsection (a), together with any comments on the   
  report consistent with the requirements of section 18235 of title 10,   
  United States Code, that the Secretary considers appropriate.           

           Subtitle G--Decorations, Awards, and Commendations                      

                    SEC. 561. WAIVER OF TIME LIMITATIONS FOR AWARD OF CERTAIN     
          DECORATIONS TO CERTAIN PERSONS.                                         
     (a) Waiver.--Any limitation established by law or policy for the time
  within which a recommendation for the award of a military decoration or 
  award must be submitted shall not apply to awards of decorations        
  described in this section, the award of each such decoration having been
  determined by the Secretary concerned to be warranted in accordance with
  section 1130 of title 10, United States Code.                           
     (b) Distinguished Flying Cross.--Subsection (a) applies to the award 
  of the Distinguished Flying Cross for service during World War II or    
  Korea (including multiple awards to the same individual) in the case of 
  each individual concerning whom the Secretary of the Navy (or an officer
  of the Navy acting on behalf of the Secretary) submitted to the         
  Committee on Armed Services of the House of Representatives and the     
  Committee on Armed Services of the Senate, during the period beginning  
  on October 17, 1998, and ending on the day before the date of the       
  enactment of this Act, a notice as provided in section 1130(b) of title 
  10, United States Code, that the award of the Distinguished Flying Cross
  to that individual is warranted and that a waiver of time restrictions  
  prescribed by law for recommendation for such award is recommended.     
     (c) Coast Guard Commendation Medal.--Subsection (a) applies to the   
  award of the Coast Guard Commendation Medal to Mark H. Freeman, of      
  Seattle, Washington for heroic achievement performed in a manner above  
  that normally to be expected during rescue operations for the S.S.      
  Seagate, in September 1956, while serving as a member of the Coast Guard
  at Gray Harbor Lifeboat Station, Westport, Washington.                  
                    SEC. 562. AUTHORITY FOR AWARD OF MEDAL OF HONOR TO ALFRED     
          RASCON FOR VALOR DURING THE VIETNAM CONFLICT.                           
     (a) Waiver of Time Limitations.--Notwithstanding the time limitations
  specified in section 3744 of title 10, United States Code, or any other 
  time limitation with respect to the awarding of certain medals to       
  persons who served in the Army, the President may award the Medal of    
  Honor under section 3741 of that title to Alfred Rascon, of Laurel,     
  Maryland, for the acts of valor described in subsection (b).            
     (b) Action Described.--The acts of valor referred to in subsection   
  (a) are the actions of Alfred Rascon on March 16, 1966, as an Army      
  medic, serving in the grade of Specialist Four in the Republic of       
  Vietnam with the Reconnaissance Platoon, Headquarters Company, 1st      
  Battalion, 503rd Infantry, 173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate), during a  
  combat operation known as Silver City.                                  
                    SEC. 563. ELIMINATION OF CURRENT BACKLOG OF REQUESTS FOR      
          REPLACEMENT OF MILITARY DECORATIONS.                                    
     (a) Elimination of Current Backlog.--The Secretary of Defense shall  
  eliminate the backlog (as of the date of the enactment of this Act) of  
  requests made to the Department of Defense for the issuance or          
  replacement of military decorations for members or former members of the
  Armed Forces.                                                           
     (b) Condition.--The Secretary shall allocate funds and other         
  resources in order to carry out subsection (a) in a manner that does not
  detract from the performance of other personnel service and personnel   
  support activities within the Department of Defense.                    
     (c) Report.--Not later than 45 days after the date of the enactment  
  of this Act, the Secretary shall submit to Congress a report on the     
  status of the elimination of the backlog described in subsection (a).   
  The report shall include a plan for preventing accumulation of backlogs 
  in the future.                                                          
     (d) Decoration Defined.--For the purposes of this section, the term  
  ``decoration'' means a medal or other decoration that a member or former
  member of the Armed Forces was awarded by the United States with respect
  to service in the Armed Forces.                                         

          SEC. 564. RETROACTIVE AWARD OF NAVY COMBAT ACTION RIBBON.               

     The Secretary of the Navy may award the Navy Combat Action Ribbon    
  (established by Secretary of the Navy Notice 1650, dated February 17,   
  1969) to a member of the Navy or Marine Corps for participation in      
  ground or surface combat during any period on or after December 7, 1941,
  and before March 1, 1961 (the date of the otherwise applicable          
  limitation on retroactivity for the award of such decoration), if the   
  Secretary determines that the member has not been previously recognized 
  in an appropriate manner for such participation.                        
                    SEC. 565. SENSE OF CONGRESS CONCERNING PRESIDENTIAL UNIT      
          CITATION FOR CREW OF THE U.S.S. INDIANAPOLIS.                           
     (a) Findings.--Congress reaffirms the findings made in section       
  1052(a) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1995  
  (Public Law 103 337; 108 Stat. 2844) that the heavy cruiser U.S.S.      
  INDIANAPOLIS (CA 35)--                                                  
       (1) served the people of the United States with valor and           
   distinction throughout World War II in action against enemy forces in   
   the Pacific Theater of Operations from December 7, 1941 to July 29,     
   1945;                                                                   
       (2) with her courageous and capable crew, compiled an impressive    
   combat record during the war in the Pacific, receiving in the process 10
   battle stars in actions from the Aleutians to Okinawa;                  
       (3) rendered invaluable service in anti-shipping, shore bombardment,
   anti-air, and invasion support roles and serving as flagship for the    
   Fifth Fleet under Admiral Raymond Spruance and flagship for the Third   
   Fleet under Admiral William F. Halsey; and                              
       (4) transported the world's first operational atomic bomb from the  
   United States to the Island of Tinian, accomplishing that mission at a  
   record average speed of 29 knots.                                       
    (b)  Further Findings.--Congress further finds that--                 

       (1) from participation in the earliest offensive actions in the     
   Pacific during World War II to her pivotal role in delivering the weapon
   that brought the war to an end, the U.S.S. INDIANAPOLIS and her crew    
   left an indelible imprint on the Nation's struggle to eventual victory  
   in the war in the Pacific; and                                          
       (2) the selfless, courageous, and outstanding performance of duty by
   that ship and her crew throughout the war in the Pacific reflects great 
   credit upon the ship and her crew, thus upholding the very highest      
   traditions of the United States Navy.                                   
     (c) Sense of Congress.--(1) It is the sense of Congress that the     
  President should award a Presidential Unit Citation to the crew of the  
  U.S.S. INDIANAPOLIS (CA 35) in recognition of the courage and skill     
  displayed by the members of the crew of that vessel throughout World War
  II.                                                                     
     (2) A citation described in paragraph (1) may be awarded without     
  regard to any provision of law or regulation prescribing a time         
  limitation that is otherwise applicable with respect to recommendation  
  for, or the award of, such a citation.                                  

                          SUBTITLE H--MATTERS RELATED TO RECRUITING               


                    SEC. 571. ACCESS TO SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS FOR MILITARY    
          RECRUITING PURPOSES.                                                    
     Section 503 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by adding at 
  the end the following new subsection:                                   
     ``(c) Each local educational agency is requested to provide to the   
  Department of Defense, upon a request made for military recruiting      
  purposes, the same access to secondary school students, and to directory
  information concerning such students, as is provided generally to       
  post-secondary educational institutions or to prospective employers of  
  those students.''.                                                      
                    SEC. 572. INCREASED AUTHORITY TO EXTEND DELAYED ENTRY PERIOD  
          FOR ENLISTMENTS OF PERSONS WITH NO PRIOR MILITARY SERVICE.              
     (a) Maximum Period of Extension.--Section 513(b)(1) of title 10,     
  United States Code, is amended by striking ``180 days'' in the second   
  sentence and inserting ``365 days''.                                    
     (b) Effective Date.--The amendment made by subsection (a) shall take 
  effect on October 1, 1999, and shall apply with respect to enlistments  
  entered into on or after that date.                                     

          SEC. 573. ARMY COLLEGE FIRST PILOT PROGRAM.                             

     (a) Program Required.--The Secretary of the Army shall establish a   
  pilot program (to be known as the ``Army College First'' program) to    
  assess whether the Army could increase the number of, and the level of  
  the qualifications of, persons entering the Army as enlisted members by 
  encouraging recruits to pursue higher education or vocational or        
  technical training before entry into active service in the Army.        
     (b) Delayed Entry With Allowance for Higher Education.--Under the    
  pilot program, the Secretary may exercise the authority under section   
  513 of title 10, United States Code--                                   
       (1) to accept the enlistment of a person as a Reserve for service in
   the Selected Reserve or Individual Ready Reserve of the Army Reserve or,
   notwithstanding the scope of the authority under subsection (a) of that 
   section, in the Army National Guard of the United States;               
       (2) to authorize, notwithstanding the period limitation in          
   subsection (b) of that section, a delay of the enlistment of any such   
   person in a regular component under that subsection for the period      
   during which the person is enrolled in, and pursuing a program of       
   education at, an institution of higher education, or a program of       
   vocational or technical training, on a full-time basis that is to be    
   completed within two years after the date of such enlistment as a       
   Reserve under paragraph (1); and                                        
       (3) in the case of a person enlisted in a reserve component for     
   service in the Individual Ready Reserve, pay an allowance to the person 
   for each month of that period.                                          
     (c) Maximum Period of Delay.--The period of delay authorized a person
  under paragraph (2) of subsection (b) may not exceed the two-year period
  beginning on the date of the person's enlistment accepted under         
  paragraph (1) of such subsection.                                       
     (d) Amount of Allowance.--(1) The monthly allowance paid under       
  subsection (b)(3) is $150. The allowance may not be paid for more than  
  24 months.                                                              
     (2) An allowance under this section is in addition to any other pay  
  or allowance to which a member of a reserve component is entitled by    
  reason of participation in the Ready Reserve of that component.         
     (e) Comparison Group.--To perform the assessment under subsection    
  (a), the Secretary may define and study any group not including persons 
  receiving a benefit under subsection (b) and compare that group with any
  group or groups of persons who receive such benefits under the pilot    
  program.                                                                
     (f) Duration of Pilot Program.--The pilot program shall be in effect 
  during the period beginning on October 1, 1999, and ending on September 
  30, 2004.                                                               
     (g) Report.--Not later than February 1, 2004, the Secretary shall    
  submit to the Committees on Armed Services of the Senate and the House  
  of Representatives a report on the pilot program. The report shall      
  include the following:                                                  
       (1) The assessment of the Secretary regarding the value of the      
   authority under this section for achieving the objectives of increasing 
   the number of, and the level of the qualifications of, persons entering 
   the Army as enlisted members.                                           
       (2) Any recommendation for legislation or other action that the     
   Secretary considers appropriate to achieve those objectives through     
   grants of entry delays and financial benefits for advanced education and
   training of recruits.                                                   
          SEC. 574. USE OF RECRUITING MATERIALS FOR PUBLIC RELATIONS PURPOSES.    

     (a) Authority.--Subchapter II of chapter 134 of title 10, United     
  States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new section: 
          ``2257. Use of recruiting materials for public relations                

     ``The Secretary of Defense may use for public relations purposes of  
  the Department of Defense any advertising materials developed for use   
  for recruitment and retention of personnel for the armed forces. Any    
  such use shall be under such conditions and subject to such restrictions
  as the Secretary of Defense shall prescribe.''.                         
     (b) Clerical Amendment.--The table of sections at the beginning of   
  such subchapter is amended by adding at the end the following new item: 

      ``2257. Use of recruiting materials for public relations.''.            


           Subtitle I--Matters Relating to Missing Persons                         


                    SEC. 575. NONDISCLOSURE OF DEBRIEFING INFORMATION ON CERTAIN  
          MISSING PERSONS PREVIOUSLY RETURNED TO UNITED STATES CONTROL.           
     Section 1506 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by adding at
  the end the following new subsection:                                   
     ``(f) Nondisclosure of Certain Information.--A record of the content 
  of a debriefing of a missing person returned to United States control   
  during the period beginning on July 8, 1959, and ending on February 10, 
  1996, that was conducted by an official of the United States authorized 
  to conduct the debriefing is privileged information and, notwithstanding
  sections 552 and 552a of title 5, may not be disclosed, in whole or in  
  part, under either such section. However, this subsection does not limit
  the responsibility of the Secretary concerned under paragraphs (2) and  
  (3) of subsection (d) to place extracts of non-derogatory information,  
  or a notice of the existence of such information, in the personnel file 
  of a missing person.''.                                                 

                    SEC. 576. RECOVERY AND IDENTIFICATION OF REMAINS OF CERTAIN   
          WORLD WAR II SERVICEMEN LOST IN PACIFIC THEATER OF OPERATIONS.          
     (a) Recovery of Remains.--(1) The Secretary of Defense shall make    
  every reasonable effort to search for, recover, and identify the remains
  of United States servicemen lost in the Pacific theater of operations   
  during World War II (including in New Guinea) while engaged in flight   
  operations.                                                             
     (2) In order to provide high priority to carrying out paragraph (1), 
  the Secretary of Defense shall consider increasing the number of        
  personnel assigned to the Central Identification Laboratory, Hawaii.    
     (3) Not later than September 30, 2000, the Secretary shall submit to 
  Congress a report setting forth the efforts made to accomplish the      
  objectives specified in paragraph (1). The Secretary shall include in   
  the report a statement of the backlog of cases at the Central           
  Identification Laboratory, Hawaii, shown by conflict, and the status of 
  the joint manning plan required by section 566(c) of the Strom Thurmond 
  National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1999 (Public Law 105 
  261; 112 Stat. 2029)                                                    
     (b) Diplomatic Intervention if Required.--The Secretary of State,    
  upon request by the Secretary of Defense, shall work with officials of  
  governments of nations in the area that was covered by the Pacific      
  theater of operations of World War II to seek to overcome any diplomatic
  obstacles that may impede the Secretary of Defense from carrying out the
  objectives specified in subsection (a)(1).                              

           Subtitle J--Other Matters                                               


                    SEC. 577. AUTHORITY FOR SPECIAL COURTS-MARTIAL TO IMPOSE      
          SENTENCES TO CONFINEMENT AND FORFEITURES OF PAY OF UP TO ONE YEAR.      
     (a) Maximum Punishments That May Be Adjudged by a Special            
  Court-Martial.--Section 819 of title 10, United States Code (article 19 
  of the Uniform Code of Military Justice), is amended--                  
       (1) in the second sentence, by striking ``six months'' both places  
   it appears and inserting ``one year''; and                              
       (2) in the third sentence, by inserting after ``A bad conduct       
   discharge'' the following: ``, confinement for more than six months, or 
   forfeiture of pay for more than six months''.                           
     (b) Effective Date.--The amendments made by subsection (a) shall take
  effect on the first day of the sixth month beginning after the date of  
  the enactment of this Act and shall apply with respect to charges       
  referred on or after that effective date to trial by special            
  courts-martial.                                                         

          SEC. 578. FUNERAL HONORS DETAILS FOR FUNERALS OF VETERANS.              

     (a) Responsibility of Secretary of Defense.--(1) Subsection (a) of   
  section 1491 of title 10, United States Code, is amended to read as     
  follows:                                                                
     ``(a) Availability of Funeral Honors Detail Ensured.--The Secretary  
  of Defense shall ensure that, upon request, a funeral honors detail is  
  provided for the funeral of any veteran.''.                             
     (2) Section 1491(a) of title 10, United States Code, as amended by   
  paragraph (1), shall apply with respect to funerals that occur after    
  December 31, 1999.                                                      
     (b) Composition of Funeral Honors Details.--(1) Subsection (b) of    
  such section is amended--                                               
       (A) by striking `` Honor Guard Details.--'' and inserting `` Funeral
   Honors Details.--(1)'';                                                 
       (B) by striking ``an honor guard detail'' and inserting ``a funeral 
   honors detail''; and                                                    
       (C) by striking ``not less than three persons'' and all that follows
   and inserting ``two or more persons.''.                                 
    (2) Subsection (c) of such section is amended--                       

       (A) by striking ``(c) Persons Forming Honor Guards.--An honor guard 
   detail'' and inserting ``(2) At least two members of the funeral honors 
   detail for a veteran's funeral shall be members of the armed forces, at 
   least one of whom shall be a member of the armed force of which the     
   veteran was a member. The remainder of the detail''; and                
       (B) by striking the second sentence and inserting the following:    
   ``Each member of the armed forces in the detail shall wear the uniform  
   of the member's armed force while serving in the detail.''.             
    (c)  Ceremony, Support, and Waiver.--Such section is further amended--

       (1) by redesignating subsections (d), (e), and (f) as subsections   
   (f), (g), and (h), respectively; and                                    
     (2) by inserting after subsection (b) the following new subsections:  

     ``(c) Ceremony.--A funeral honors detail shall, at a minimum, perform
  at the funeral a ceremony that includes the folding of a United States  
  flag and presentation of the flag to the veteran's family and the       
  playing of Taps. Unless a bugler is a member of the detail, the funeral 
  honors detail shall play a recorded version of Taps using audio         
  equipment which the detail shall provide if adequate audio equipment is 
  not otherwise available for use at the funeral.                         
     ``(d) Support.--To provide a funeral honors detail under this        
  section, the Secretary of a military department may provide the         
  following:                                                              
       ``(1) Transportation, or reimbursement for transportation, and      
   expenses for a person who participates in the funeral honors detail and 
   is not a member of the armed forces or an employee of the United States.
       ``(2) Materiel, equipment, and training for members of a veterans   
   organization or other organization referred to in subsection (b)(2).    
     ``(e) Waiver Authority.--(1) The Secretary of Defense may waive any  
  requirement provided in or pursuant to this section when the Secretary  
  considers it necessary to do so to meet the requirements of war,        
  national emergency, or a contingency operation or other military        
  requirements. The authority to make such a waiver may not be delegated  
  to an official of a military department other than the Secretary of the 
  military department and may not be delegated within the Office of the   
  Secretary of Defense to an official at a level below Under Secretary of 
  Defense.                                                                
     ``(2) Before or promptly after granting a waiver under paragraph (1),
  the Secretary shall transmit a notification of the waiver to the        
  Committees on Armed Services of the Senate and House of                 
  Representatives.''.                                                     
     (d) Regulations.--Subsection (f) of such section, as redesignated by 
  subsection (d)(1), is amended to read as follows:                       
     ``(f) Regulations.--The Secretary of Defense shall prescribe         
  regulations to carry out this section. Those regulations shall include  
  the following:                                                          
       ``(1) A system for selection of units of the armed forces and other 
   organizations to provide funeral honors details.                        
       ``(2) Procedures for responding and coordinating responses to       
   requests for funeral honors details.                                    
     ``(3) Procedures for establishing standards and protocol.             

       ``(4) Procedures for providing training and ensuring quality of     
   performance.''.                                                         
     (e) Inclusion of Certain Members of the Selected Reserve in Persons  
  Eligible for Funeral Honors.--Subsection (h) of such section, as        
  redesignated by subsection (d)(1), is amended to read as follows:       
     ``(h) Veteran Defined.--In this section, the term `veteran' means a  
  decedent who--                                                          
       ``(1) served in the active military, naval, or air service (as      
   defined in section 101(24) of title 38) and who was discharged or       
   released therefrom under conditions other than dishonorable; or         
       ``(2) was a member or former member of the Selected Reserve         
   described in section 2301(f) of title 38.''.                            
     (f) Authority To Accept Voluntary Services.--Section 1588(a) of such 
  title is amended by adding at the end the following new paragraph:      
       ``(4) Voluntary services as a member of a funeral honors detail     
   under section 1491 of this title.''.                                    
     (g) Duty Status of Reserves in Funeral Honors Details.--(1) Section  
  114 of title 32, United States Code, is amended--                       
       (A) by striking ``honor guard functions'' both places it appears and
   inserting ``funeral honors functions''; and                             
       (B) by striking ``drill or training otherwise required'' and        
   inserting ``drill or training, but may be performed as funeral honors   
   duty under section 115 of this title''.                                 
     (2) Chapter 1 of such title is amended by adding at the end the      
  following new section:                                                  
          ``115. Funeral honors duty performed as a Federal function              

     ``(a) Order to Duty.--A member of the Army National Guard of the     
  United States or the Air National Guard of the United States may be     
  ordered to funeral honors duty, with the consent of the member, to      
  prepare for or perform funeral honors functions at the funeral of a     
  veteran under section 1491 of title 10. However, a member of the Army   
  National Guard of the United States or the Air National Guard of the    
  United States may not be ordered to perform funeral honors functions    
  under this section without the consent of the Governor or other         
  appropriate authority of the State concerned.                           
     ``(b) Service Credit.--A member ordered to funeral honors duty under 
  this section shall be required to perform a minimum of two hours of such
  duty in order to receive--                                              
     ``(1) service credit under section 12732(a)(2)(E) of title 10; and    

       ``(2) if authorized by the Secretary concerned, the allowance under 
   section 435 of title 37.                                                
     ``(c) Reimbursable Expenses.--A member who performs funeral honors   
  duty under this section may be reimbursed for travel and transportation 
  expenses incurred in conjunction with such duty as authorized under     
  chapter 7 of title 37 if such duty is performed at a location 50 miles  
  or more from the member's residence.                                    
     ``(d) Regulations.--The exercise of authority under subsection (a) is
  subject to regulations prescribed by the Secretary of Defense.''.       
     (3) Chapter 1213 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by      
  adding at the end the following new section:                            
          ``12503. Ready Reserve: funeral honors duty                             

     ``(a) Order to Duty.--A member of the Ready Reserve may be ordered to
  funeral honors duty, with the consent of the member, in preparation for 
  or to perform funeral honors functions at the funeral of a veteran as   
  defined in section 1491 of this title.                                  
     ``(b) Service Credit.--A member ordered to funeral honors duty under 
  this section shall be required to perform a minimum of two hours of such
  duty in order to receive--                                              
     ``(1) service credit under section 12732(a)(2)(E) of this title; and  

       ``(2) if authorized by the Secretary concerned, the allowance under 
   section 435 of title 37.                                                
     ``(c) Reimbursable Expenses.--A member who performs funeral honors   
  duty under this section may be reimbursed for travel and transportation 
  expenses incurred in conjunction with such duty as authorized under     
  chapter 7 of title 37 if such duty is performed at a location 50 miles  
  or more from the member's residence.                                    
     ``(d) Regulations.--The exercise of authority under subsection (a) is
  subject to regulations prescribed by the Secretary of Defense.          
     ``(e) Members of the National Guard.--This section does not apply to 
  members of the Army National Guard of the United States or the Air      
  National Guard of the United States. The performance of funeral honors  
  duty by those members is provided for in section 115 of title 32.''.    
     (4) Section 12552 of title 10, United States Code, is amended to read
  as follows:                                                             
          ``12552. Funeral honors functions at funerals for veterans              

     ``Performance by a Reserve of funeral honors functions at the funeral
  of a veteran (as defined in section 1491(h) of this title) may not be   
  considered to be a period of drill or training, but may be performed as 
  funeral honors duty under section 12503 of this title''.                
     (h) Crediting for Reserve Retirement Purposes.--(1) Section          
  12732(a)(2) of such title is amended--                                  
       (A) by inserting after subparagraph (D) the following new           
   subparagraph:                                                           
       ``(E) One point for each day on which funeral honors duty is        
   performed for at least two hours under section 12503 of this title or   
   section 115 of title 32, unless the duty is performed while in a status 
   for which credit is provided under another subparagraph of this         
   paragraph.''; and                                                       
       (B) by striking ``, and (D)'' in the last sentence and inserting ``,
   (D), and (E)''.                                                         
    (2) Section 12733 of such title is amended--                          

     (A) by redesignating paragraph (4) as paragraph (5); and              

     (B) by inserting after paragraph (3) the following new paragraph (4): 

       ``(4) One day for each point credited to the person under           
   subparagraph (E) of section 12732(a)(2) of this title.''.               
     (i) Benefits for Members in Funeral Honors Duty Status.--(1) Section 
  1074a(a) of such title is amended--                                     
     (A) in each of paragraphs (1) and (2)--                               

     (i) by striking ``or'' at the end of subparagraph (A);                

       (ii) by striking the period at the end of subparagraph (B) and      
   inserting ``; or''; and                                                 
     (iii) by adding at the end the following:                             

       ``(C) service on funeral honors duty under section 12503 of this    
   title or section 115 of title 32.''; and                                
     (B) by adding at the end the following new paragraph:                 

       ``(4) Each member of the armed forces who incurs or aggravates an   
   injury, illness, or disease in the line of duty while remaining         
   overnight immediately before serving on funeral honors duty under       
   section 12503 of this title or section 115 of title 32 at or in the     
   vicinity of the place at which the member was to so serve, if the place 
   is outside reasonable commuting distance from the member's residence.''.
     (2) Section 1076(a)(2) of such title is amended by adding at the end 
  the following new subparagraph:                                         
       ``(E) A member who died from an injury, illness, or disease incurred
   or aggravated while the member--                                        
       ``(i) was serving on funeral honors duty under section 12503 of this
   title or section 115 of title 32;                                       
       ``(ii) was traveling to or from the place at which the member was to
   so serve; or                                                            
       ``(iii) remained overnight at or in the vicinity of that place      
   immediately before so serving, if the place is outside reasonable       
   commuting distance from the member's residence.''.                      
    (3) Section 1204(2) of such title is amended--                        

     (A) by striking ``or'' at the end of subparagraph (A);                

       (B) by inserting ``or'' after the semicolon at the end of           
   subparagraph (B); and                                                   
     (C) by adding at the end the following new subparagraph:              

       ``(C) is a result of an injury, illness, or disease incurred or     
   aggravated in line of duty--                                            
       ``(i) while the member was serving on funeral honors duty under     
   section 12503 of this title or section 115 of title 32;                 
       ``(ii) while the member was traveling to or from the place at which 
   the member was to so serve; or                                          
       ``(iii) while the member remained overnight at or in the vicinity of
   that place immediately before so serving, if the place is outside       
   reasonable commuting distance from the member's residence;''.           
     (4) Paragraph (2) of section 1206 of such title is amended to read as
  follows:                                                                
       ``(2) the disability is a result of an injury, illness, or disease  
   incurred or aggravated in line of duty--                                
     ``(A) while--                                                         

     ``(i) performing active duty or inactive-duty training;               

       ``(ii) traveling directly to or from the place at which such duty is
   performed; or                                                           
       ``(iii) remaining overnight immediately before the commencement of  
   inactive-duty training, or while remaining overnight between successive 
   periods of inactive-duty training, at or in the vicinity of the site of 
   the inactive-duty training, if the site is outside reasonable commuting 
   distance of the member's residence; or                                  
     ``(B) while the member--                                              

       ``(i) was serving on funeral honors duty under section 12503 of this
   title or section 115 of title 32;                                       
       ``(ii) was traveling to or from the place at which the member was to
   so serve; or                                                            
       ``(iii) remained overnight at or in the vicinity of that place      
   immediately before so serving, if the place is outside reasonable       
   commuting distance from the member's residence;''.                      
    (5) Section 1481(a)(2) of such title is amended--                     

     (A) by striking ``or'' at the end of subparagraph (D);                

       (B) by striking the period at the end of subparagraph (E) and       
   inserting ``; or''; and                                                 
     (C) by adding at the end the following new subparagraph:              

     ``(F) either--                                                        

       ``(i) serving on funeral honors duty under section 12503 of this    
   title or section 115 of title 32;                                       
       ``(ii) traveling directly to or from the place at which the members 
   is to so serve; or                                                      
       ``(iii) remaining overnight at or in the vicinity of that place     
   before so serving, if the place is outside reasonable commuting distance
   from the member's residence.''.                                         
     (j) Funeral Honors Duty Allowance.--Chapter 4 of title 37, United    
  States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new section: 
          ``435. Funeral honors duty: allowance                                   

     ``(a) Allowance Authorized.--The Secretary concerned may authorize   
  payment of an allowance to a member of the Ready Reserve for any day on 
  which the member performs at least two hours of funeral honors duty     
  pursuant to section 12503 of title 10 or section 115 of title 32.       
     ``(b) Amount.--The daily rate of an allowance under this section is  
  $50.                                                                    
     ``(c) Full Compensation.--Except for expenses reimbursed under       
  subsection (c) of section 12503 of title 10 or subsection (c) of section
  115 of title 32, the allowance paid under this section is the only      
  monetary compensation authorized to be paid a member for the performance
  of funeral honors duty pursuant to such section, regardless of the grade
  in which the member is serving, and shall constitute payment in full to 
  the member.''.                                                          
     (k) Clerical Amendments.--(1) The heading for section 1491 of title  
  10, United States Code, is amended to read as follows:                  
          ``1491. Funeral honors functions at funerals for veterans''.            

     (2)(A) The item relating to section 1491 in the table of sections at 
  the beginning of chapter 75 of title 10, United States Code, is amended 
  to read as follows:                                                     

      ``1491. Funeral honors functions at funerals for veterans.''.           


     (B) The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 1213 of such   
  title is amended by adding at the end the following new item:           

      ``12503. Ready Reserve: funeral honors duty.''.                         


     (C) The item relating to section 12552 in the table of sections at   
  the beginning of chapter 1215 of such title is amended to read as       
  follows:                                                                

      ``12552. Funeral honors functions at funerals for veterans.''.          


     (3)(A) The heading for section 114 of title 32, United States Code,  
  is amended to read as follows:                                          
          ``114. Funeral honors functions at funerals for veterans''.             

     (B) The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 1 of such title
  is amended by striking the item relating to section 114 and inserting   
  the following new items:                                                

      ``114. Funeral honors functions at funerals for veterans.               

      ``115. Funeral honors duty performed as a Federal function.''.          


     (4) The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 4 of title 37, 
  United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new   
  item:                                                                   

      ``435. Funeral honors duty: allowance.''.                               


                    SEC. 579. PURPOSE AND FUNDING LIMITATIONS FOR NATIONAL GUARD  
          CHALLENGE PROGRAM.                                                      
     (a) Program Authority and Purpose.--Subsection (a) of section 509 of 
  title 32, United States Code, is amended to read as follows:            
     ``(a) Program Authority and Purpose.--The Secretary of Defense,      
  acting through the Chief of the National Guard Bureau, may use the      
  National Guard to conduct a civilian youth opportunities program, to be 
  known as the `National Guard Challenge Program', which shall consist of 
  at least a 22-week residential program and a 12-month post-residential  
  mentoring period. The National Guard Challenge Program shall seek to    
  improve life skills and employment potential of participants by         
  providing military-based training and supervised work experience,       
  together with the core program components of assisting participants to  
  receive a high school diploma or its equivalent, leadership development,
  promoting fellowship and community service, developing life coping      
  skills and job skills, and improving physical fitness and health and    
  hygiene.''.                                                             
     (b) Annual Funding Limitation.--Subsection (b) of such section is    
  amended by striking ``$50,000,000'' and inserting ``$62,500,000''.      

          SEC. 580. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE STARBASE PROGRAM.                       

     (a) Program Authority.--Chapter 111 of title 10, United States Code, 
  is amended by inserting after section 2193 the following new section:   
                    ``2193b. Improvement of education in technical fields: program
          for support of elementary and secondary education in science,           
          mathematics, and technology                                             
     ``(a) Authority for Program.--The Secretary of Defense may conduct a 
  science, mathematics, and technology education improvement program known
  as the `Department of Defense STARBASE Program'. The Secretary shall    
  carry out the program in coordination with the Secretaries of the       
  military departments.                                                   
     ``(b) Purpose.--The purpose of the program is to improve knowledge   
  and skills of students in kindergarten through twelfth grade in         
  mathematics, science, and technology.                                   
     ``(c) STARBASE Academies.--(1) The Secretary shall provide for the   
  establishment of at least 25 academies under the program.               
     ``(2) The Secretary of Defense shall establish guidelines, criteria, 
  and a process for the establishment of STARBASE programs in addition to 
  those in operation on the date of the enactment of this section.        
     ``(3) The Secretary may support the establishment and operation of   
  any academy in excess of two academies in a State only if the Secretary 
  has first authorized in writing the establishment of the academy and the
  costs of the establishment and operation of the academy are paid out of 
  funds provided by sources other than the Department of Defense. Any such
  costs that are paid out of appropriated funds shall be considered as    
  paid out of funds provided by such other sources if such sources fully  
  reimburse the United States for the costs.                              
     ``(d) Persons Eligible To Participate in Program.--The Secretary     
  shall prescribe standards and procedures for selection of persons for   
  participation in the program.                                           
     ``(e) Regulations.--The Secretary of Defense shall prescribe         
  regulations governing the conduct of the program.                       
     ``(f) Authority to Accept Financial and Other Support.--The Secretary
  of Defense and the Secretaries of the military departments may accept   
  financial and other support for the program from other departments and  
  agencies of the Federal Government, State governments, local            
  governments, and not-for-profit and other organizations in the private  
  sector.                                                                 
     ``(g) Annual Report.--Not later than 90 days after the end of each   
  fiscal year, the Secretary of Defense shall submit to Congress a report 
  on the program under this section. The report shall contain a discussion
  of the design and conduct of the program and an evaluation of the       
  effectiveness of the program.                                           
     ``(h) State Defined.--In this section, the term `State' includes the 
  District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin       
  Islands, and Guam.''.                                                   
     (b) Existing STARBASE Academies.--While continuing in operation, the 
  academies existing on the date of the enactment of this Act under the   
  Department of Defense STARBASE Program, as such program is in effect on 
  such date, shall be counted for the purpose of meeting the requirement  
  under section 2193b(c)(1) of title 10, United States Code (as added by  
  subsection (a)), relating to the minimum number of STARBASE academies.  
     (c) Reorganization of Chapter.--Chapter 111 of title 10, United      
  States Code, as amended by subsection (a), is further amended--         
       (1) by inserting after section 2193 and before the section 2193b    
   added by subsection (a) the following:                                  
                    ``2193a. Improvement of education in technical fields: general
          authority for support of elementary and secondary education in science  
          and mathematics'';                                                      
       (2) by transferring subsection (b) of section 2193 to section 2193a 
   (as added by paragraph (1)), inserting such subsection after the heading
   for section 2193a, and striking out ``(b)''; and                        
     (3) by redesignating subsection (c) of section 2193 as subsection (b).

     (d) Clerical Amendments.--(1) The heading for section 2192 of such   
  title is amended to read as follows:                                    
                    ``2192. Improvement of education in technical fields: general 
          authority regarding education in science, mathematics, and              
          engineering''.                                                          
    (2) The heading for section 2193 is amended to read as follows:       

                    ``2193. Improvement of education in technical fields: grants  
          for higher education in science and mathematics''.                      
     (3) The table of sections at the beginning of such chapter is amended
  by striking the items relating to sections 2192 and 2193 and inserting  
  the following:                                                          

            ``2192. Improvement of education in technical fields: general     
      authority regarding education in science, mathematics, and engineering. 
            ``2193. Improvement of education in technical fields: grants for  
      higher education in science and mathematics.                            
            ``2193a. Improvement of education in technical fields: general    
      authority for support of elementary and secondary education in science  
      and mathematics.                                                        
            ``2193b. Improvement of education in technical fields: program for
      support of elementary and secondary education in science, mathematics,  
      and technology.''.                                                      

                    SEC. 581. SURVEY OF MEMBERS LEAVING MILITARY SERVICE ON       
          ATTITUDES TOWARD MILITARY SERVICE.                                      
     (a) Exit Survey.--The Secretary of Defense shall develop and         
  implement, as part of outprocessing activities, a survey on attitudes   
  toward military service to be completed by all members of the Armed     
  Forces who during the period beginning on January 1, 2000, and ending on
  June 30, 2000, are voluntarily discharged or separated from the Armed   
  Forces or transfer from a regular component to a reserve component.     
     (b) Matters To Be Covered.--The survey shall, at a minimum, cover the
  following subjects:                                                     
     (1) Reasons for leaving military service.                             

     (2) Command climate.                                                  

     (3) Attitude toward leadership.                                       

     (4) Attitude toward pay and benefits.                                 

     (5) Job satisfaction during service as a member of the Armed Forces.  

       (6) Plans for activities after separation (such as enrollment in    
   school, use of Montgomery GI Bill benefits, and work).                  
       (7) Affiliation with a reserve component, together with the reasons 
   for affiliating or not affiliating, as the case may be.                 
       (8) Such other matters as the Secretary determines appropriate to   
   the survey concerning reasons why military personnel are leaving        
   military service.                                                       
     (c) Report to Congress.--Not later than October 1, 2000, the         
  Secretary shall submit to Congress a report containing the results of   
  the survey under subsection (a). The Secretary shall compile the        
  information in the report so as to assist in assessing reasons why      
  military personnel are leaving military service.                        
                    SEC. 582. SERVICE REVIEW AGENCIES COVERED BY PROFESSIONAL     
          STAFFING REQUIREMENT.                                                   
     Section 1555(c)(2) of title 10, United States Code, is amended by    
  inserting ``the Navy Council of Personnel Boards and'' after            
  ``Department of the Navy,''.                                            

                    SEC. 583. PARTICIPATION OF MEMBERS IN MANAGEMENT OF           
          ORGANIZATIONS ABROAD THAT PROMOTE INTERNATIONAL UNDERSTANDING.          
     Section 1033(b)(3) of title 10, United States Code, is amended by    
  inserting after subparagraph (D) the following new subparagraph:        
       ``(E) An entity that, operating in a foreign nation where United    
   States military personnel are serving at United States military         
   activities, promotes understanding and tolerance between such personnel 
   (and their families) and the citizens of that host foreign nation       
   through programs that foster social relations between those persons.''. 

                    SEC. 584. SUPPORT FOR EXPANDED CHILD CARE SERVICES AND YOUTH  
          PROGRAM SERVICES FOR DEPENDENTS.                                        
     (a) Authority.--(1) Subchapter II of chapter 88 of title 10, United  
  States Code, is amended--                                               
     (A) by redesignating section 1798 as section 1800; and                

     (B) by inserting after section 1797 the following new sections:       

                    ``1798. Child care services and youth program services for    
          dependents: financial assistance for providers                          
     ``(a) Authority.--The Secretary of Defense may provide financial     
  assistance to an eligible civilian provider of child care services or   
  youth program services that furnishes such services for members of the  
  armed forces and employees of the United States if the Secretary        
  determines that providing such financial assistance--                   
     ``(1) is in the best interest of the Department of Defense;           

       ``(2) enables supplementation or expansion of furnishing of child   
   care services or youth program services for military installations,     
   while not supplanting or replacing such services; and                   
       ``(3) ensures that the eligible provider is able to comply, and does
   comply, with the regulations, policies, and standards of the Department 
   of Defense that are applicable to the furnishing of such services.      
     ``(b) Eligible Providers.--A provider of child care services or youth
  program services is eligible for financial assistance under this section
  if the provider--                                                       
       ``(1) is licensed to provide those services under applicable State  
   and local law;                                                          
       ``(2) has previously provided such services for members of the armed
   forces or employees of the United States; and                           
     ``(3) either--                                                        

     ``(A) is a family home day care provider; or                          

     ``(B) is a provider of family child care services that--              

       ``(i) otherwise provides federally funded or sponsored child        
   development services;                                                   
       ``(ii) provides the services in a child development center owned and
   operated by a private, not-for-profit organization;                     
       ``(iii) provides before-school or after-school child care program in
   a public school facility;                                               
       ``(iv) conducts an otherwise federally funded or federally sponsored
   school age child care or youth services program;                        
       ``(v) conducts a school age child care or youth services program    
   that is owned and operated by a not-for-profit organization; or         
       ``(vi) is a provider of another category of child care services or  
   youth services determined by the Secretary of Defense as appropriate for
   meeting the needs of members of the armed forces or employees of the    
   Department of Defense.                                                  
     ``(c) Funding.--To provide financial assistance under this           
  subsection, the Secretary of Defense may use any funds appropriated to  
  the Department of Defense for operation and maintenance.                
     ``(d) Biennial Report.--(1) Every two years the Secretary of Defense 
  shall submit to Congress a report on the exercise of authority under    
  this section. The report shall include an evaluation of the             
  effectiveness of that authority for meeting the needs of members of the 
  armed forces or employees of the Department of Defense for child care   
  services and youth program services. The report may include any         
  recommendations for legislation that the Secretary considers appropriate
  to enhance the capability of the Department of Defense to meet those    
  needs.                                                                  
     ``(2) A biennial report under this subsection may be combined with   
  the biennial report under section 1799(d) of this title into a single   
  report for submission to Congress.                                      
                    ``1799. Child care services and youth program services for    
          dependents: participation by children and youth otherwise ineligible    
     ``(a) Authority.--The Secretary of Defense may authorize             
  participation in child care or youth programs of the Department of      
  Defense, to the extent of the availability of space and services, by    
  children and youth under the age of 19 who are not dependents of members
  of the armed forces or of employees of the Department of Defense and are
  not otherwise eligible for participation in those programs.             
     ``(b) Limitation.--Authorization of participation in a program under 
  subsection (a) shall be limited to situations in which that             
  participation promotes the attainment of the objectives set forth in    
  subsection (c), as determined by the Secretary.                         
     ``(c) Objectives.--The objectives for authorizing participation in a 
  program under subsection (a) are as follows:                            
       ``(1) To support the integration of children and youth of military  
   families into civilian communities.                                     
       ``(2) To make more efficient use of Department of Defense facilities
   and resources.                                                          
       ``(3) To establish or support a partnership or consortium           
   arrangement with schools and other youth services organizations serving 
   children of members of the armed forces.                                
     ``(d) Biennial Report.--(1) Every two years the Secretary of Defense 
  shall submit to Congress a report on the exercise of authority under    
  this section. The report shall include an evaluation of the             
  effectiveness of that authority for achieving the objectives set out    
  under subsection (c). The report may include any recommendations for    
  legislation that the Secretary considers appropriate to enhance the     
  capability of the Department of Defense to attain those objectives.     
     ``(2) A biennial report under this subsection may be combined with   
  the biennial report under section 1798(d) of this title into a single   
  report for submission to Congress.''.                                   
     (2) The table of sections at the beginning of such subchapter is     
  amended by striking the item relating to section 1798 and inserting the 
  following new items:                                                    

            ``1798. Child care services and youth program services for        
      dependents: financial assistance for providers.''.                      
            ``1799. Child care services and youth program services for        
      dependents: participation by children and youth otherwise ineligible.   
      ``1800. Definitions.''.                                                 


     (b) First Biennial Reports.--The first biennial reports under        
  sections 1798(d) and 1799(d) of title 10, United States Code (as added  
  by subsection (a)), shall be submitted not later than March 31, 2002,   
  and shall cover fiscal years 2000 and 2001.                             

                    SEC. 585. REPORT AND REGULATIONS ON DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE     
          POLICIES ON PROTECTING THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF COMMUNICATIONS WITH       
          PROFESSIONALS PROVIDING THERAPEUTIC OR RELATED SERVICES REGARDING SEXUAL
          OR DOMESTIC ABUSE.                                                      
     (a) Study and Report.--(1) The Comptroller General of the United     
  States shall study the policies, procedures, and practices of the       
  military departments for protecting the confidentiality of              
  communications between--                                                
       (A) a dependent (as defined in section 1072(2) of title 10, United  
   States Code, with respect to a member of the Armed Forces) of a member  
   of the Armed Forces who--                                               
       (i) is a victim of sexual harassment, sexual assault, or intrafamily
   abuse; or                                                               
     (ii) has engaged in such misconduct; and                              

       (B) a therapist, counselor, advocate, or other professional from    
   whom the dependent seeks professional services in connection with       
   effects of such misconduct.                                             
     (2) Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this  
  Act, the Comptroller General shall conclude the study and submit a      
  report on the results of the study to Congress and the Secretary of     
  Defense.                                                                
     (b) Regulations.--The Secretary of Defense shall prescribe in        
  regulations the policies and procedures that the Secretary considers    
  appropriate to provide the maximum protections for the confidentiality  
  of communications described in subsection (a) relating to misconduct    
  described in that subsection, taking into consideration--               
     (1) the findings of the Comptroller General;                          

       (2) the standards of confidentiality and ethical standards issued by
   relevant professional organizations;                                    
     (3) applicable requirements of Federal and State law;                 

       (4) the best interest of victims of sexual harassment, sexual       
   assault, or intrafamily abuse;                                          
     (5) military necessity; and                                           

       (6) such other factors as the Secretary, in consultation with the   
   Attorney General, may consider appropriate.                             
     (c) Report by Secretary of Defense.--Not later than January 21, 2000,
  the Secretary of Defense shall submit to Congress a report on the       
  actions taken under subsection (b) and any other actions taken by the   
  Secretary to provide the maximum possible protections for               
  confidentiality described in that subsection.                           

          SEC. 586. MEMBERS UNDER BURDENSOME PERSONNEL TEMPO.                     

     (a) Management of Deployments of Individual Members.--Part II of     
  subtitle A of title 10, United States Code, is amended by inserting     
  after chapter 49 the following new chapter:                             
                    ``CHAPTER 50--MISCELLANEOUS COMMAND RESPONSIBILITIES          


  ``Sec.                                                                 

      ``991. Management of deployments of members.                            


          ``991. Management of deployments of members                             

     ``(a) General or Flag Officer Responsibilities.--(1) The deployment  
  (or potential deployment) of a member of the armed forces shall be      
  managed, during any period when the member is a high-deployment days    
  member, by the officer in the chain of command of that member who is the
  lowest-ranking general or flag officer in that chain of command. That   
  officer shall ensure that the member is not deployed, or continued in a 
  deployment, on any day on which the total number of days on which the   
  member has been deployed out of the preceding 365 days would exceed 220 
  unless an officer in the grade of general or admiral in the member's    
  chain of command approves the deployment, or continued deployment, of   
  the member.                                                             
     ``(2) In this section, the term `high-deployment days member' means a
  member who has been deployed 182 days or more out of the preceding 365  
  days.                                                                   
     ``(b) Deployment Defined.--(1) For the purposes of this section, a   
  member of the armed forces shall be considered to be deployed or in a   
  deployment on any day on which, pursuant to orders, the member is       
  performing service in a training exercise or operation at a location or 
  under circumstances that make it impossible or infeasible for the member
  to spend off-duty time in the housing in which the member resides when  
  on garrison duty at the member's permanent duty station.                
     ``(2) For the purposes of this section, a member is not deployed or  
  in a deployment when the member is--                                    
       ``(A) performing service as a student or trainee at a school        
   (including any Government school); or                                   
       ``(B) performing administrative, guard, or detail duties in garrison
   at the member's permanent duty station.                                 
     ``(3) The Secretary of Defense may prescribe a definition of         
  deployment for the purposes of this section other than the definition   
  specified in paragraphs (1) and (2). Any such definition may not take   
  effect until 90 days after the date on which the Secretary notifies the 
  Committee on Armed Services of the Senate and the Committee on Armed    
  Services of the House of Representatives of the revised standard        
  definition of deployment.                                               
     ``(c) Recordkeeping.--The Secretary of each military department shall
  establish a system for tracking and recording the number of days that   
  each member of the armed forces under the jurisdiction of the Secretary 
  is deployed.                                                            
     ``(d) National Security Waiver Authority.--The Secretary of the      
  military department concerned may suspend the applicability of this     
  section to a member or any group of members under the Secretary's       
  jurisdiction when the Secretary determines that such a waiver is        
  necessary in the national security interests of the United States.      
     ``(e) Inapplicability to Coast Guard.--This section does not apply to
  a member of the Coast Guard when the Coast Guard is not operating as a  
  service in the Navy.''.                                                 
     (b) Per Diem Allowance for Lengthy or Numerous Deployments.--Chapter 
  7 of title 37, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the  
  following new section:                                                  
          ``435. Per diem allowance for lengthy or numerous deployments           

     ``(a) Per Diem Required.--The Secretary of the military department   
  concerned shall pay a high-deployment per diem allowance to a member of 
  the armed forces under the Secretary's jurisdiction for each day on     
  which the member (1) is deployed, and (2) has, as of that day, been     
  deployed 251 days or more out of the preceding 365 days.                
     ``(b) Definition of Deployed.--In this section, the term `deployed', 
  with respect to a member, means that the member is deployed or in a     
  deployment within the meaning of section 991(b) of title 10 (including  
  any definition of `deployment' prescribed under paragraph (3) of that   
  section).                                                               
     ``(c) Amount of Per Diem.--The amount of the high-deployment per diem
  payable to a member under this section is $100.                         
     ``(d) Payment of Claims.--A claim of a member for payment of the     
  high-deployment per diem allowance that is not fully substantiated by   
  the recordkeeping system applicable to the member under section 991(c)  
  of title 10 shall be paid if the member furnishes the Secretary         
  concerned with other evidence determined by the Secretary as being      
  sufficient to substantiate the claim.                                   
     ``(e) Relationship to Other Allowances.--A high-deployment per diem  
  payable to a member under this section is in addition to any other pay  
  or allowance payable to the member under any other provision of law.    
     ``(f) National Security Waiver.--No per diem may be paid under this  
  section to a member for any day on which the applicability of section   
  991 of title 10 to the member is suspended under subsection (d) of that 
  section.''.                                                             
     (c) Clerical Amendments.--(1) The tables of chapters at the beginning
  of subtitle A of title 10, United States Code, and the beginning of part
  II of such subtitle are amended by inserting after the item relating to 
  chapter 49 the following new item:                                      

         ``50. Miscellaneous Command Responsibilities                           

        991''.                                                                 


     (2) The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 7 of title 37, 
  United States Code, is amended by inserting after the item relating to  
  section 434 the following new item:                                     

      ``435. Per diem allowance for lengthy or numerous deployments.''.       


     (d) Effective Date.--(1) Section 991 of title 10, United States Code 
  (as added by subsection (a)), shall take effect on October 1, 2000. No  
  day on which a member of the Armed Forces is deployed (as defined in    
  subsection (b) of that section) before that date may be counted in      
  determining the number of days on which a member has been deployed for  
  purposes of that section.                                               
     (2) Section 435 of title 37, United States Code (as added by         
  subsection (b)), shall take effect on October 1, 2001.                  
     (e) Implementing Regulations.--Not later than June 1, 2000, the      
  Secretary of each military department shall prescribe in regulations the
  policies and procedures for implementing such provisions of law for that
  military department.                                                    

           Subtitle K--Domestic Violence                                           

          SEC. 591. DEFENSE TASK FORCE ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.                      

     (a) Establishment.--The Secretary of Defense shall establish a       
  Department of Defense task force to be known as the Defense Task Force  
  on Domestic Violence.                                                   
     (b) Strategic Plan.--Not later than 12 months after the date on which
  all members of the task force have been appointed, the task force shall 
  submit to the Secretary of Defense a long-term plan (referred to as a   
  ``strategic plan'') for means by which the Department of Defense may    
  address matters relating to domestic violence within the military more  
  effectively. The plan shall include an assessment of, and               
  recommendations for measures to improve, the following:                 
     (1) Ongoing victims' safety programs.                                 

     (2) Offender accountability.                                          

     (3) The climate for effective prevention of domestic violence.        

       (4) Coordination and collaboration among all military organizations 
   with responsibility or jurisdiction with respect to domestic violence.  
       (5) Coordination between military and civilian communities with     
   respect to domestic violence.                                           
     (6) Research priorities.                                              

     (7) Data collection and case management and tracking.                 

     (8) Curricula and training for military commanders.                   

       (9) Prevention and responses to domestic violence at overseas       
   military installations.                                                 
       (10) Other issues identified by the task force relating to domestic 
   violence within the military.                                           
     (c) Review of Victims' Safety Program.--The task force shall review  
  the efforts of the Secretary of Defense to establish a program for      
  improving responses to domestic violence under section 592 and shall    
  include in its report under subsection (e) a description of that        
  program, including best practices identified on installations, lessons  
  learned, and resulting policy recommendations.                          
     (d) Other Task Force Reviews.--The task force shall review and make  
  recommendations regarding the following:                                
       (1) Standard guidelines to be used by the Secretaries of the        
   military departments in negotiating agreements with civilian law        
   enforcement authorities relating to acts of domestic violence involving 
   members of the Armed Forces.                                            
       (2) A requirement (A) that when a commanding officer issues to a    
   member of the Armed Forces under that officer's command an order that   
   the member not have contact with a specified person that a written copy 
   of that order be provided within 24 hours after the issuance of the     
   order to the person with whom the member is ordered not to have contact,
   and (B) that there be a system of recording and tracking such orders.   
       (3) Standard guidelines on the factors for commanders to consider   
   when seeking to substantiate allegations of domestic violence by a      
   person subject to the Uniform Code of Military Justice and when         
   determining appropriate action for such allegations that are so         
   substantiated.                                                          
       (4) A standard training program for all commanding officers in the  
   Armed Forces, including a standard curriculum, on the handling of       
   domestic violence cases.                                                
     (e) Annual Report.--(1) The task force shall submit to the Secretary 
  an annual report on its activities and on the activities of the military
  departments to respond to domestic violence in the military.            
     (2) The first such report shall be submitted not later than the date 
  specified in subsection (b) and shall be submitted with the strategic   
  plan submitted under that subsection. The task force shall include in   
  that report the following:                                              
       (A) Analysis and oversight of the efforts of the military           
   departments to respond to domestic violence in the military and a       
   description of barriers to implementation of improvements in those      
   efforts.                                                                
       (B) A description of the activities and achievements of the task    
   force.                                                                  
     (C) A description of successful and unsuccessful programs.            

       (D) A description of pending, completed, and recommended Department 
   of Defense research relating to domestic violence.                      
       (E) Such recommendations for policy and statutory changes as the    
   task force considers appropriate.                                       
    (3) Each subsequent annual report shall include the following:        

       (A) A detailed discussion of the achievements in responses to       
   domestic violence in the Armed Forces.                                  
     (B) Pending research on domestic violence.                            

       (C) Any recommendations for actions to improve the responses of the 
   Armed Forces to domestic violence in the Armed Forces that the task     
   force considers appropriate.                                            
     (4) Within 90 days of receipt of a report under paragraph (2) or (3),
  the Secretary shall submit the report and the Secretary's evaluation of 
  the report to the Committees on Armed Services of the Senate and House  
  of Representatives. The Secretary shall include with the report the     
  information collected pursuant to section 1562(b) of title 10, United   
  States Code, as added by section 594.                                   
     (f) Membership.--(1) The task force shall consist of not more than 24
  members, to be appointed by the Secretary of Defense. Members shall be  
  appointed from each of the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps and  
  shall include an equal number of Department of Defense personnel        
  (military or civilian) and persons from outside the Department of       
  Defense. Members appointed from outside the Department of Defense may be
  appointed from other Federal departments and agencies, from State and   
  local agencies, or from the private sector.                             
     (2) The Secretary shall ensure that the membership of the task force 
  includes a judge advocate representative from each of the Army, Navy,   
  Air Force, and Marine Corps.                                            
     (3)(A) In consultation with the Attorney General, the Secretary shall
  appoint to the task force a representative or representatives from the  
  Office of Justice Programs of the Department of Justice.                
     (B) In consultation with the Secretary of Health and Human Services, 
  the Secretary shall appoint to the task force a representative from the 
  Family Violence Prevention and Services office of the Department of     
  Health and Human Services.                                              
     (4) Each member of the task force appointed from outside the         
  Department of Defense shall be an individual who has demonstrated       
  expertise in the area of domestic violence or shall be appointed from   
  one of the following:                                                   
       (A) A national domestic violence resource center established under  
   section 308 of the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (42      
   U.S.C. 10407).                                                          
       (B) A national sexual assault and domestic violence policy and      
   advocacy organization.                                                  
     (C) A State domestic violence and sexual assault coalition.           

     (D) A civilian law enforcement agency.                                

     (E) A national judicial policy organization.                          

     (F) A State judicial authority.                                       

     (G) A national crime victim policy organization.                      

     (5) The members of the task force shall be appointed not later than  
  90 days after the date of the enactment of this Act.                    
     (g) Co-Chairs of the Task Force.--There shall be two co-chairs of the
  task force. One of the co-chairs shall be designated by the Secretary of
  Defense at the time of appointment from among the Department of Defense 
  personnel on the task force. The other co-chair shall be selected from  
  among the members appointed from outside the Department of Defense by   
  those members.                                                          
     (h) Administrative Support.--(1) Each member of the task force shall 
  serve without compensation (other than the compensation to which        
  entitled as a member of the Armed Forces or an officer or employee of   
  the United States, as the case may be), but shall be allowed travel     
  expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence, at rates authorized
  for employees of agencies under subchapter I of chapter 57 of title 5,  
  United States Code, while away from the member's home or regular places 
  of business in the performance of services for the task force.          
     (2) The Assistant Secretary of Defense for Force Management Policy,  
  under the direction of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and 
  Readiness, shall provide oversight of the task force. The Washington    
  Headquarters Service shall provide the task force with the personnel,   
  facilities, and other administrative support that is necessary for the  
  performance of the task force's duties.                                 
     (3) The Assistant Secretary shall coordinate with the Secretaries of 
  the military departments to provide visits of the task force to military
  installations.                                                          
     (i) Federal Advisory Committee Act.--The Federal Advisory Committee  
  Act (5 U.S.C. App) shall not apply to the task force.                   
     (j) Termination.--The task force shall terminate three years after   
  the date of the enactment of this Act.                                  
                    SEC. 592. INCENTIVE PROGRAM FOR IMPROVING RESPONSES TO        
          DOMESTIC VIOLENCE INVOLVING MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES AND MILITARY    
          FAMILY MEMBERS.                                                         
     (a) Purpose.--The purpose of this section is to provide a program for
  the establishment on military installations of collaborative projects   
  involving appropriate elements of the Armed Forces and the civilian     
  community to improve, strengthen, or coordinate prevention and response 
  efforts to domestic violence involving members of the Armed Forces,     
  military family members, and others.                                    
     (b) Program.--The Secretary of Defense shall establish a program to  
  provide funds and other incentives to commanders of military            
  installations for the following purposes:                               
       (1) To improve coordination between military and civilian law       
   enforcement authorities in policies, training, and responses to, and    
   tracking of, cases involving military domestic violence.                
       (2) To develop, implement, and coordinate with appropriate civilian 
   authorities tracking systems (A) for protective orders issued to or on  
   behalf of members of the Armed Forces by civilian courts, and (B) for   
   orders issued by military commanders to members of the Armed Forces     
   ordering them not to have contact with a dependent.                     
       (3) To strengthen the capacity of attorneys and other legal         
   advocates to respond appropriately to victims of military domestic      
   violence.                                                               
       (4) To assist in educating judges, prosecutors, and legal offices in
   improved handling of military domestic violence cases.                  
       (5) To develop and implement more effective policies, protocols,    
   orders, and services specifically devoted to preventing, identifying,   
   and responding to domestic violence.                                    
       (6) To develop, enlarge, or strengthen victims' services programs,  
   including sexual assault and domestic violence programs, developing or  
   improving delivery of victims' services, and providing confidential     
   access to specialized victims' advocates.                               
     (7) To develop and implement primary prevention programs.             

       (8) To improve the response of health care providers to incidents of
   domestic violence, including the development and implementation of      
   screening protocols.                                                    
     (c) Priority.--The Secretary shall give priority in providing funds  
  and other incentives under the program to installations at which the    
  local program will emphasize building or strengthening partnerships and 
  collaboration among military organizations such as family advocacy      
  program, military police or provost marshal organizations, judge        
  advocate organizations, legal offices, health affairs offices, and other
  installation-level military commands between those organizations and    
  appropriate civilian organizations, including civilian law enforcement, 
  domestic violence advocacy organizations, and domestic violence         
  shelters.                                                               
     (d) Applications.--The Secretary shall establish guidelines for      
  applications for an award of funds under the program to carry out the   
  program at an installation.                                             
     (e) Awards.--The Secretary shall determine the award of funds and    
  incentives under this section. In making a determination of the         
  installations to which funds or other incentives are to be provided     
  under the program, the Secretary shall consult with an award review     
  committee consisting of representatives from the Armed Forces, the      
  Department of Justice, the Department of Health and Human Services, and 
  organizations with a demonstrated expertise in the areas of domestic    
  violence and victims' safety.                                           
                    SEC. 593. UNIFORM DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE POLICIES FOR RESPONSES
          TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.                                                   
     (a) Requirement.--The Secretary of Defense shall prescribe the       
  following:                                                              
       (1) Standard guidelines to be used by the Secretaries of the        
   military departments for negotiating agreements with civilian law       
   enforcement authorities relating to acts of domestic violence involving 
   members of the Armed Forces.                                            
       (2) A requirement (A) that when a commanding officer issues to a    
   member of the Armed Forces under that officer's command an order that   
   the member not have contact with a specified person that a written copy 
   of that order be provided within 24 hours after the issuance of the     
   order to the person with whom the member is ordered not to have contact,
   and (B) that there be a system of recording and tracking such orders.   
       (3) Standard guidelines on the factors for commanders to consider   
   when seeking to substantiate allegations of domestic violence by a      
   person subject to the Uniform Code of Military Justice and when         
   determining appropriate action for such allegations that are so         
   substantiated.                                                          
       (4) A standard training program for all commanding officers in the  
   Armed Forces, including a standard curriculum, on the handling of       
   domestic violence cases.                                                
     (b) Deadline.--The Secretary of Defense shall carry out subsection   
  (a) not later than six months after the date on which the Secretary     
  receives the first report of the Defense Task Force on Domestic Violence
  under section 591(e).                                                   
                    SEC. 594. CENTRAL DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE DATABASE ON DOMESTIC  
          VIOLENCE INCIDENTS.                                                     
     (a) In General.--Chapter 80 of title 10, United States Code, is      
  amended by adding at the end the following new section:                 

          ``1562. Database on domestic violence incidents                         

     ``(a) Database on Domestic Violence Incident.--The Secretary of      
  Defense shall establish a central database of information on the        
  incidents of domestic violence involving members of the armed forces.   
     ``(b) Reporting of Information for the Database.--The Secretary shall
  require that the Secretaries of the military departments maintain and   
  report annually to the administrator of the database established under  
  subsection (a) any information received on the following matters:       
       ``(1) Each domestic violence incident reported to a commander, a law
   enforcement authority of the armed forces, or a family advocacy program 
   of the Department of Defense.                                           
       ``(2) The number of those incidents that involve evidence determined
   sufficient for supporting disciplinary action and, for each such        
   incident, a description of the substantiated allegation and the action  
   taken by command authorities in the incident.                           
       ``(3) The number of those incidents that involve evidence determined
   insufficient for supporting disciplinary action and for each such case, 
   a description of the allegation.''.                                     

     (b) Clerical Amendment.--The table of sections at the beginning of   
  such chapter is amended by adding at the end the following new item:    

      ``1562. Database on domestic violence incidents.''.                     


           TITLE VI--COMPENSATION AND OTHER PERSONNEL BENEFITS                     


                               SUBTITLE A--PAY AND ALLOWANCES                     

            Sec. 601. Fiscal year 2000 increase in military basic pay and     
      reform of basic pay rates.                                              
      Sec. 602. Pay increases for fiscal years 2001 through 2006.             

            Sec. 603. Additional amount available for fiscal year 2000        
      increase in basic allowance for housing inside the United States.       
                     SUBTITLE B--BONUSES AND SPECIAL AND INCENTIVE PAYS           

            Sec. 611. Extension of certain bonuses and special pay authorities
      for reserve forces.                                                     
            Sec. 612. Extension of certain bonuses and special pay authorities
      for nurse officer candidates, registered nurses, and nurse anesthetists.
            Sec. 613. Extension of authorities relating to payment of other   
      bonuses and special pays.                                               
            Sec. 614. Amount of aviation career incentive pay for air battle  
      managers.                                                               
            Sec. 615. Expansion of authority to provide special pay to        
      aviation career officers extending period of active duty.               
            Sec. 616. Additional special pay for board certified veterinarians
      in the Armed Forces and Public Health Service.                          
      Sec. 617. Diving duty special pay.                                      

      Sec. 618. Reenlistment bonus.                                           

      Sec. 619. Enlistment bonus.                                             

      Sec. 620. Selected Reserve enlistment bonus.                            

            Sec. 621. Special pay for members of the Coast Guard Reserve      
      assigned to high priority units of the Selected Reserve.                
            Sec. 622. Reduced minimum period of enlistment in Army in critical
      skill for eligibility for enlistment bonus.                             
            Sec. 623. Eligibility for reserve component prior service         
      enlistment bonus upon attaining a critical skill.                       
            Sec. 624. Increase in special pay and bonuses for                 
      nuclear-qualified officers.                                             
            Sec. 625. Increase in maximum monthly rate authorized for foreign 
      language proficiency pay.                                               
            Sec. 626. Authorization of retention bonus for special warfare    
      officers extending periods of active duty.                              
      Sec. 627. Authorization of surface warfare officer continuation pay.    

      Sec. 628. Authorization of career enlisted flyer incentive pay.         

      Sec. 629. Authorization of judge advocate continuation pay.             

                      SUBTITLE C--TRAVEL AND TRANSPORTATION ALLOWANCES            

            Sec. 631. Provision of lodging in kind for Reservists performing  
      training duty and not otherwise entitled to travel and transportation   
      allowances.                                                             
            Sec. 632. Payment of temporary lodging expenses for members making
      their first permanent change of station.                                
            Sec. 633. Destination airport for emergency leave travel to       
      continental United States.                                              
                               SUBTITLE D--RETIRED PAY REFORM                     

            Sec. 641. Redux retired pay system applicable only to members     
      electing new 15-year career status bonus.                               
      Sec. 642. Authorization of 15-year career status bonus.                 

      Sec. 643. Conforming amendments.                                        

      Sec. 644. Effective date.                                               

            SUBTITLE E--OTHER MATTERS RELATING TO MILITARY RETIREES AND SURVIVORS 

            Sec. 651. Repeal of reduction in retired pay for military retirees
      employed in civilian positions.                                         
            Sec. 652. Presentation of United States flag to retiring members  
      of the uniformed services not previously covered.                       
            Sec. 653. Disability retirement or separation for certain members 
      with pre-existing conditions.                                           
            Sec. 654. Credit toward paid-up SBP coverage for months covered by
      make-up premium paid by persons electing SBP coverage during special    
      open enrollment period.                                                 
            Sec. 655. Paid-up coverage under Retired Serviceman's Family      
      Protection Plan.                                                        
            Sec. 656. Extension of authority for payment of annuities to      
      certain military surviving spouses.                                     
            Sec. 657. Effectuation of intended SBP annuity for former spouse  
      when not elected by reason of untimely death of retiree.                
            Sec. 658. Special compensation for severely disabled uniformed    
      services retirees.                                                      
              SUBTITLE F--ELIGIBILITY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE THRIFT SAVINGS PLAN   

      Sec. 661. Participation in thrift savings plan.                         

      Sec. 662. Special retention initiative.                                 

      Sec. 663. Effective date.                                               

                                  SUBTITLE G--OTHER MATTERS                       

      Sec. 671. Payment for unused leave in conjunction with a reenlistment.  

            Sec. 672. Clarification of per diem eligibility for military      
      technicians (dual status) serving on active duty without pay outside the
      United States.                                                          
            Sec. 673. Annual report on effects of initiatives on recruitment  
      and retention.                                                          
      Sec. 674. Overseas special supplemental food program.                   

            Sec. 675. Tuition assistance for members deployed in a contingency
      operation.                                                              
            Sec. 676. Administration of Selected Reserve education loan       
      repayment program for Coast Guard Reserve.                              
            Sec. 677. Sense of Congress regarding treatment under Internal    
      Revenue Code of members receiving hostile fire or imminent danger       
      special pay during contingency operations.                              

           Subtitle A--Pay and Allowances                                          

                    SEC. 601. FISCAL YEAR 2000 INCREASE IN MILITARY BASIC PAY AND 
          REFORM OF BASIC PAY RATES.                                              
     (a) Waiver of Section 1009 Adjustment.--The adjustment to become     
  effective during fiscal year 2000 required by section 1009 of title 37, 
  United States Code, in the rates of monthly basic pay authorized members
  of the uniformed services shall not be made.                            
     (b) January 1, 2000, Increase in Basic Pay.--Effective on January 1, 
  2000, the rates of monthly basic pay for members of the uniformed       
  services are increased by 4.8 percent.                                  
     (c) Reform of Basic Pay Rates.--Effective on July 1, 2000, the rates 
  of monthly basic pay for members of the uniformed services within each  
  pay grade are as follows:                                               


                            COMMISSIONED OFFICERS\1\                           
   Years of service computed under section 205 of title 37, United States Code 


Pay Grade      2 or less         Over 2         Over 3         Over 4        Over 6  


O 10\2\            $0.00          $0.00          $0.00          $0.00         $0.00  
O 9                 0.00           0.00           0.00           0.00          0.00  
O 8             6,594.30       6,810.30       6,953.10       6,993.30      7,171.80  
O 7             5,479.50       5,851.80       5,851.80       5,894.40      6,114.60  
O 6             4,061.10       4,461.60       4,754.40       4,754.40      4,772.40  
O 5             3,248.40       3,813.90       4,077.90       4,127.70      4,291.80  
O 4             2,737.80       3,333.90       3,556.20       3,606.00      3,812.40  
O 3\3\          2,544.00       2,884.20       3,112.80       3,364.80      3,525.90  
O 2\3\          2,218.80       2,527.20       2,910.90       3,009.00      3,071.10  
O 1\3\          1,926.30       2,004.90       2,423.10       2,423.10      2,423.10  
             -----------  -------------  -------------  -------------  ------------  
                     Over 8        Over 10        Over 12        Over 14       Over 16  
             -----------  -------------  -------------  -------------  ------------  
O 10\2\            $0.00          $0.00          $0.00          $0.00         $0.00  
O 9                 0.00           0.00           0.00           0.00          0.00  
O 8             7,471.50       7,540.80       7,824.60       7,906.20      8,150.10  
O 7             6,282.00       6,475.80       6,669.00       6,863.10      7,471.50  
O 6             4,976.70       5,004.00       5,004.00       5,169.30      5,791.20  
O 5             4,291.80       4,420.80       4,659.30       4,971.90      5,286.00  
O 4             3,980.40       4,252.50       4,464.00       4,611.00      4,758.90  
O 3\3\          3,702.60       3,850.20       4,040.40       4,139.10      4,139.10  
O 2\3\          3,071.10       3,071.10       3,071.10       3,071.10      3,071.10  
O 1\3\          2,423.10       2,423.10       2,423.10       2,423.10      2,423.10  
             -----------  -------------  -------------  -------------  ------------  
                    Over 18        Over 20        Over 22        Over 24       Over 26  
             -----------  -------------  -------------  -------------  ------------  
O 10\2\            $0.00     $10,655.10     $10,707.60     $10,930.20    $11,318.40  
O 9                 0.00       9,319.50       9,453.60       9,647.70      9,986.40  
O 8             8,503.80       8,830.20       9,048.00       9,048.00      9,048.00  
O 7             7,985.40       7,985.40       7,985.40       7,985.40      8,025.60  
O 6             6,086.10       6,381.30       6,549.00       6,719.10      7,049.10  
O 5             5,436.00       5,583.60       5,751.90       5,751.90      5,751.90  
O 4             4,808.70       4,808.70       4,808.70       4,808.70      4,808.70  
O 3\3\          4,139.10       4,139.10       4,139.10       4,139.10      4,139.10  
O 2\3\          3,071.10       3,071.10       3,071.10       3,071.10      3,071.10  
O 1\3\          2,423.10       2,423.10       2,423.10       2,423.10      2,423.10  


\1\Notwithstanding the pay rates specified in this table, the actual basic pay for commissioned officers in grades 0 7 through O 10 may not exceed the rate of pay for level III of the Executive Schedule and the actual basic pay for all other officers, including warrant officers, may not exceed the rate of pay for level V of the Executive Schedule.                                                                            
\2\Subject to the preceding footnote, while serving as Chairman or Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Chief of Staff of the Army, Chief of Naval Operations, Chief of Staff of the Air Force, Commandant of the Marine Corps, or Commandant of the Coast Guard, basic pay for this grade is calculated to be $12,441.00, regardless of cumulative years of service computed under section 205 of title 37, United States Code.  
\3\This table does not apply to commissioned officers in the grade O 1, O 2, or O 3 who have been credited with over 4 years of active duty service as an enlisted member or warrant officer.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            



   COMMISSIONED OFFICERS WITH OVER 4 YEARS OF ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE AS AN ENLISTED MEMBER OR WARRANT OFFICER 
                 Years of service computed under section 205 of title 37, United States Code               


Pay Grade       2 or less        Over 2        Over 3        Over 4        Over 6  


O 3E                $0.00         $0.00         $0.00     $3,364.80     $3,525.90  
O 2E                 0.00          0.00          0.00      3,009.00      3,071.10  
O 1E                 0.00          0.00          0.00      2,423.10      2,588.40  
             ------------  ------------  ------------  ------------  ------------  
                      Over 8       Over 10       Over 12       Over 14       Over 16  
             ------------  ------------  ------------  ------------  ------------  
O 3E            $3,702.60     $3,850.20     $4,040.40     $4,200.30     $4,291.80  
O 2E             3,168.60      3,333.90      3,461.40      3,556.20      3,556.20  
O 1E             2,683.80      2,781.30      2,877.60      3,009.00      3,009.00  
             ------------  ------------  ------------  ------------  ------------  
                     Over 18       Over 20       Over 22       Over 24       Over 26  
             ------------  ------------  ------------  ------------  ------------  
O 3E            $4,416.90     $4,416.90     $4,416.90     $4,416.90     $4,416.90  
O 2E             3,556.20      3,556.20      3,556.20      3,556.20      3,556.20  
O 1E             3,009.00      3,009.00      3,009.00      3,009.00      3,009.00  



                                WARRANT OFFICERS                               
   Years of service computed under section 205 of title 37, United States Code 


Pay Grade      2 or less        Over 2        Over 3        Over 4       Over 6  


W 5                $0.00         $0.00         $0.00         $0.00        $0.00  
W 4             2,592.00      2,788.50      2,868.60      2,947.50     3,083.40  
W 3             2,355.90      2,555.40      2,555.40      2,588.40     2,694.30  
W 2             2,063.40      2,232.60      2,232.60      2,305.80     2,423.10  
W 1             1,719.00      1,971.00      1,971.00      2,135.70     2,232.60  
             -----------  ------------  ------------  ------------  -----------  
                     Over 8       Over 10       Over 12       Over 14      Over 16  
             -----------  ------------  ------------  ------------  -----------  
W 5                $0.00         $0.00         $0.00         $0.00        $0.00  
W 4             3,217.20      3,352.80      3,485.10      3,622.20     3,753.60  
W 3             2,814.90      2,974.20      3,071.10      3,177.00     3,298.20  
W 2             2,555.40      2,652.60      2,749.80      2,844.30     2,949.00  
W 1             2,332.80      2,433.30      2,533.20      2,634.00     2,734.80  
             -----------  ------------  ------------  ------------  -----------  
                    Over 18       Over 20       Over 22       Over 24      Over 26  
             -----------  ------------  ------------  ------------  -----------  
W 5                $0.00     $4,475.10     $4,628.70     $4,782.90    $4,937.40  
W 4             3,888.00      4,019.40      4,155.60      4,289.70     4,427.10  
W 3             3,418.50      3,539.10      3,659.40      3,780.00     3,900.90  
W 2             3,056.40      3,163.80      3,270.90      3,378.30     3,378.30  
W 1             2,835.00      2,910.90      2,910.90      2,910.90     2,910.90  



                               ENLISTED MEMBERS\1\                             
   Years of service computed under section 205 of title 37, United States Code 


Pay Grade          2 or less        Over 2        Over 3        Over 4       Over 6  


 9\2\                  $0.00         $0.00         $0.00         $0.00        $0.00  
 8                      0.00          0.00          0.00          0.00         0.00  
 7                  1,765.80      1,927.80      2,001.00      2,073.00     2,147.70  
 6                  1,518.90      1,678.20      1,752.60      1,824.30     1,899.30  
 5                  1,332.60      1,494.00      1,566.00      1,640.40     1,714.50  
 4                  1,242.90      1,373.10      1,447.20      1,520.10     1,593.90  
 3                  1,171.50      1,260.60      1,334.10      1,335.90     1,335.90  
 2                  1,127.40      1,127.40      1,127.40      1,127.40     1,127.40  
 1              \3\ 1,005.60      1,005.60      1,005.60      1,005.60     1,005.60  
             ---------------  ------------  ------------  ------------  -----------  
                         Over 8       Over 10       Over 12       Over 14      Over 16  
             ---------------  ------------  ------------  ------------  -----------  
 9\2\                  $0.00     $3,015.30     $3,083.40     $3,169.80    $3,271.50  
 8                  2,528.40      2,601.60      2,669.70      2,751.60     2,840.10  
 7                  2,220.90      2,294.10      2,367.30      2,439.30     2,514.00  
 6                  1,973.10      2,047.20      2,118.60      2,191.50     2,244.60  
 5                  1,789.50      1,861.50      1,936.20      1,936.20     1,936.20  
 4                  1,593.90      1,593.90      1,593.90      1,593.90     1,593.90  
 3                  1,335.90      1,335.90      1,335.90      1,335.90     1,335.90  
 2                  1,127.40      1,127.40      1,127.40      1,127.40     1,127.40  
 1                  1,005.60      1,005.60      1,005.60      1,005.60     1,005.60  
             ---------------  ------------  ------------  ------------  -----------  
                        Over 18       Over 20       Over 22       Over 24      Over 26  
             ---------------  ------------  ------------  ------------  -----------  
 9\2\              $3,373.20     $3,473.40     $3,609.30     $3,744.00    $3,915.90  
 8                  2,932.50      3,026.10      3,161.10      3,295.50     3,483.60  
 7                  2,588.10      2,660.40      2,787.60      2,926.20     3,134.40  
 6                  2,283.30      2,283.30      2,285.70      2,285.70     2,285.70  
 5                  1,936.20      1,936.20      1,936.20      1,936.20     1,936.20  
 4                  1,593.90      1,593.90      1,593.90      1,593.90     1,593.90  
 3                  1,335.90      1,335.90      1,335.90      1,335.90     1,335.90  
 2                  1,127.40      1,127.40      1,127.40      1,123.20     1,127.40  
 1                  1,005.60      1,005.60      1,005.60      1,005.60     1,005.60  


\1\Notwithstanding the pay rates specified in this table, the actual basic pay for enlisted members may not exceed the rate of pay for level V of the Executive Schedule.                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
\2\Subject to the preceding footnote, while serving as Sergeant Major of the Army, Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy, Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force, Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, or Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard, basic pay for this grade is $4,701.00, regardless of cumulative years of service computed under section 205 of title 37, United States Code.  
\3\In the case of members in the grade E 1 who have served less than 4 months on active duty, basic pay is $930.30.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    


     (d) Limitation on Pay Adjustments.--Effective January 1, 2000,       
  section 203(a) of title 37, United States Code, is amended--            
     (1) by inserting ``(1)'' after ``(a)''; and                           

     (2) by adding at the end the following new paragraph:                 

     ``(2) Notwithstanding the rates of basic pay in effect at any time as
  provided by law, the rates of basic pay payable for commissioned        
  officers in pay grades O 7 through O 10 may not exceed the monthly      
  equivalent of the rate of pay for level III of the Executive Schedule,  
  and the rates of basic pay payable for all other officers and for       
  enlisted members may not exceed the monthly equivalent of the rate of   
  pay for level V of the Executive Schedule.''.                           
     (e) Recomputation of Retired Pay for Certain Recently Retired        
  Officers.--In the case of a commissioned officer of the uniformed       
  services who retired during the period beginning on April 30, 1999,     
  through December 31, 1999, and who, at the time of retirement, was in   
  pay grade O 7, O 8, O 9, or O 10, the retired pay of that officer shall 
  be recomputed, effective as of January 1, 2000, using the rate of basic 
  pay that would have been applicable to the computation of that officer's
  retired pay if the provisions of paragraph (2) of section 203(a) of     
  title 37, United States Code, as added by subsection (d), had taken     
  effect on April 30, 1999.                                               
          SEC. 602. PAY INCREASES FOR FISCAL YEARS 2001 THROUGH 2006.             

     (a) ECI+0.5 Percent Increase for All Members.--Section 1009(c) of    
  title 37, United States Code, is amended--                              
       (1) by inserting ``(1)'' after ``(c) Equal Percentage Increase for  
   All Members.--''; and                                                   
     (2) by adding at the end the following new paragraph:                 

     ``(2) Notwithstanding paragraph (1), but subject to subsection (d),  
  an adjustment taking effect under this section during each of fiscal    
  years 2001 through 2006 shall provide all eligible members with an      
  increase in the monthly basic pay by the percentage equal to the sum    
  of--                                                                    
     ``(A) one percent; plus                                               

       ``(B) the percentage calculated as provided under section 5303(a) of
   title 5 for that fiscal year, without regard to whether rates of pay    
   under the statutory pay systems are actually increased during that      
   fiscal year under that section by the percentage so calculated.''.      
     (b) Effective Date.--The amendments made by subsection (a) shall take
  effect on October 1, 2000.                                              
                    SEC. 603. ADDITIONAL AMOUNT AVAILABLE FOR FISCAL YEAR 2000    
          INCREASE IN BASIC ALLOWANCE FOR HOUSING INSIDE THE UNITED STATES.       
     In addition to the amount determined by the Secretary of Defense     
  under section 403(b)(3) of title 37, United States Code, to be the total
  amount that may be paid during fiscal year 2000 for the basic allowance 
  for housing for military housing areas inside the United States,        
  $225,000,000 of the amount authorized to be appropriated by section 421 
  for military personnel shall be used by the Secretary to further        
  increase the total amount available for the basic allowance for housing 
  for military housing areas inside the United States.                    
           Subtitle B--Bonuses and Special and Incentive Pays                      

                    SEC. 611. EXTENSION OF CERTAIN BONUSES AND SPECIAL PAY        
          AUTHORITIES FOR RESERVE FORCES.                                         
     (a) Special Pay for Health Professionals in Critically Short Wartime 
  Specialties.--Section 302g(f) of title 37, United States Code, is       
  amended by striking ``December 31, 1999'' and inserting ``December 31,  
  2000''.                                                                 
     (b) Selected Reserve Reenlistment Bonus.--Section 308b(f) of such    
  title is amended by striking ``December 31, 1999'' and inserting        
  ``December 31, 2000''.                                                  
     (c) Selected Reserve Enlistment Bonus.--Section 308c(e) of such title
  is amended by striking ``December 31, 1999'' and inserting ``December   
  31, 2000''.                                                             
     (d) Special Pay for Enlisted Members Assigned to Certain High        
  Priority Units.--Section 308d(c) of such title is amended by striking   
  ``December 31, 1999'' and inserting ``December 31, 2000''.              
     (e) Selected Reserve Affiliation Bonus.--Section 308e(e) of such     
  title is amended by striking ``December 31, 1999'' and inserting        
  ``December 31, 2000''.                                                  
     (f) Ready Reserve Enlistment and Reenlistment Bonus.--Section 308h(g)
  of such title is amended by striking ``December 31, 1999'' and inserting
  ``December 31, 2000''.                                                  
     (g) Prior Service Enlistment Bonus.--Section 308i(f) of such title is
  amended by striking ``December 31, 1999'' and inserting ``December 31,  
  2000''.                                                                 
     (h) Repayment of Education Loans for Certain Health Professionals Who
  Serve in the Selected Reserve.--Section 16302(d) of title 10, United    
  States Code, is amended by striking ``January 1, 2000'' and inserting   
  ``January 1, 2001''.                                                    
                    SEC. 612. EXTENSION OF CERTAIN BONUSES AND SPECIAL PAY        
          AUTHORITIES FOR NURSE OFFICER CANDIDATES, REGISTERED NURSES, AND NURSE  
          ANESTHETISTS.                                                           
     (a) Nurse Officer Candidate Accession Program.--Section 2130a(a)(1)  
  of title 10, United States Code, is amended by striking ``December 31,  
  1999'' and inserting ``December 31, 2000''.                             
     (b) Accession Bonus for Registered Nurses.--Section 302d(a)(1) of    
  title 37, United States Code, is amended by striking ``December 31,     
  1999'' and inserting ``December 31, 2000''.                             
     (c) Incentive Special Pay for Nurse Anesthetists.--Section 302e(a)(1)
  of title 37, United States Code, is amended by striking ``December 31,  
  1999'' and inserting ``December 31, 2000''.                             
                    SEC. 613. EXTENSION OF AUTHORITIES RELATING TO PAYMENT OF     
          OTHER BONUSES AND SPECIAL PAYS.                                         
     (a) Aviation Officer Retention Bonus.--Section 301b(a) of title 37,  
  United States Code, is amended by striking ``December 31, 1999,'' and   
  inserting ``December 31, 2000,''.                                       
     (b) Reenlistment Bonus for Active Members.--Section 308(g) of such   
  title is amended by striking ``December 31, 1999'' and inserting        
  ``December 31, 2000''.                                                  
     (c) Enlistment Bonus for Persons With Critical Skills.--Section      
  308a(d) of such title, as redesignated by section 619(b), is amended by 
  striking ``December 31, 1999'' and inserting ``December 31, 2000''.     
     (d) Army Enlistment Bonus.--Section 308f(c) of such title is amended 
  by striking ``December 31, 1999'' and inserting ``December 31, 2000''.  
     (e) Special Pay for Nuclear-Qualified Officers Extending Period of   
  Active Service.--Section 312(e) of such title is amended by striking    
  ``December 31, 1999'' and inserting ``December 31, 2000''.              
     (f) Nuclear Career Accession Bonus.--Section 312b(c) of such title is
  amended by striking ``December 31, 1999'' and inserting ``December 31,  
  2000''.                                                                 
     (g) Nuclear Career Annual Incentive Bonus.--Section 312c(d) of such  
  title is amended by striking ``October 1, 1998,'' and all that follows  
  through the period at the end and inserting ``December 31, 2000.''.     
                    SEC. 614. AMOUNT OF AVIATION CAREER INCENTIVE PAY FOR AIR     
          BATTLE MANAGERS.                                                        
     (a) Applicable Incentive Pay Rate.--Section 301a(b) of title 37,     
  United States Code is amended by adding at the end the following new    
  paragraph:                                                              
     ``(4) An officer serving as an air battle manager who is entitled to 
  aviation career incentive pay under this section and who, before        
  becoming entitled to aviation career incentive pay, was entitled to     
  incentive pay under section 301(a)(11) of this title, shall be paid the 
  monthly incentive pay at the higher of the following rates:             
       ``(A) The rate otherwise applicable to the member under this        
   subsection.                                                             
       ``(B) The rate at which the member was receiving incentive pay under
   section 301(c)(2)(A) of this title immediately before the member's      
   entitlement to aviation career incentive pay under this section.''.     
     (b) Effective Date.--The amendment made by subsection (a) shall take 
  effect on October 1, 1999, and shall apply with respect to months       
  beginning on or after that date.                                        
                    SEC. 615. EXPANSION OF AUTHORITY TO PROVIDE SPECIAL PAY TO    
          AVIATION CAREER OFFICERS EXTENDING PERIOD OF ACTIVE DUTY.               
     (a) Eligibility Criteria.--Subsection (b) of section 301b of title   
  37, United States Code, is amended--                                    
     (1) by striking paragraphs (2) and (5);                               

       (2) in paragraph (3), by striking ``grade O 6'' and inserting       
   ``grade O 7'';                                                          
     (3) by inserting ``and'' at the end of paragraph (4); and             

       (4) by redesignating paragraphs (3), (4), and (6) as paragraphs (2),
   (3), and (4), respectively.                                             
     (b) Amount of Bonus.--Subsection (c) of such section is amended by   
  striking ``than--'' and all that follows through the period at the end  
  and inserting ``than $25,000 for each year covered by the written       
  agreement to remain on active duty.''.                                  
     (c) Proration Authority for Coverage of Increased Period of          
  Eligibility.--Subsection (d) of such section is amended by striking ``14
  years of commissioned service'' and inserting ``25 years of aviation    
  service''.                                                              
     (d) Repeal of Content Requirements for Annual Report.--Subsection    
  (i)(1) of such section is amended by striking the second sentence.      
     (e) Definitions Regarding Aviation Specialty.--Subsection (j) of such
  section is amended--                                                    
     (1) by striking paragraphs (2) and (3); and                           

     (2) by redesignating paragraph (4) as paragraph (2).                  

     (f) Technical Amendment.--Subsection (g)(3) of such section is       
  amended by striking the second sentence.                                
     (g) Effective Date.--The amendments made by this section shall take  
  effect on October 1, 1999, and shall apply with respect to months       
  beginning on or after that date.                                        
                    SEC. 616. ADDITIONAL SPECIAL PAY FOR BOARD CERTIFIED          
          VETERINARIANS IN THE ARMED FORCES AND PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE.            
     (a) Authority.--Section 303 of title 37, United States Code, is      
  amended--                                                               
     (1) by inserting ``(a)  Monthly Special Pay.--'' before ``Each''; and 

     (2) by adding at the end the following:                               

     ``(b) Additional Special Pay for Board Certification.--A commissioned
  officer entitled to special pay under subsection (a) who has been       
  certified as a Diplomate in a specialty recognized by the American      
  Veterinarian Medical Association is entitled to special pay (in addition
  to the special pay under subsection (a)) at the same rate as is provided
  under section 302c(b) of this title for an officer referred to in that  
  section who has the same number of years of creditable service as the   
  commissioned officer.''.                                                
     (b) Effective Date.--The amendments made by subsection (a) shall take
  effect on October 1, 1999, and shall apply with respect to months       
  beginning on and after that date.                                       
          SEC. 617. DIVING DUTY SPECIAL PAY.                                      

     (a) Increase in Rate.--Subsection (b) of section 304 of title 37,    
  United States Code, is amended--                                        
     (1) by striking ``$200'' and inserting ``$240''; and                  

     (2) by striking ``$300'' and inserting ``$340''.                      

     (b) Relation to Hazardous Duty Incentive Pay.--Subsection (c) of such
  section is amended to read as follows:                                  
     ``(c) If, in addition to diving duty, a member is assigned by orders 
  to one or more hazardous duties described in section 301 of this title, 
  the member may be paid, for the same period of service, special pay     
  under this section and incentive pay under such section 301 for each    
  hazardous duty for which the member is qualified.''.                    
     (c) Effective Date.--The amendments made by subsections (a) and (b)  
  shall take effect on October 1, 1999, and shall apply with respect to   
  special pay paid under such section for months beginning on or after    
  that date.                                                              
          SEC. 618. REENLISTMENT BONUS.                                           

     (a) Minimum Months of Active Duty.--Subsection (a)(1)(A) of section  
  308 of title 37, United States Code, is amended by striking ``twenty-one
  months'' and inserting ``17 months''.                                   
     (b) Increase in Maximum Amount of Bonus.--Subsection (a)(2) of such  
  section is amended--                                                    
       (1) in subparagraph (A)(i), by striking ``ten'' and inserting       
   ``15''; and                                                             
       (2) in subparagraph (B), by striking ``$45,000'' and inserting      
   ``$60,000''.                                                            
     (c) Effective Date.--The amendments made by subsections (a) and (b)  
  shall take effect on October 1, 1999, and shall apply with respect to   
  reenlistments and extensions of enlistments taking effect on or after   
  that date.                                                              

          SEC. 619. ENLISTMENT BONUS.                                             

     (a) Increase in Maximum Bonus Amount.--Subsection (a) of section 308a
  of title 37, United States Code, is amended by striking ``$12,000'' and 
  inserting ``$20,000''.                                                  
    (b)  Payment Methods.--Such section is further amended--              

     (1) in subsection (a), by striking the second sentence;               

       (2) by redesignating subsections (b) and (c) as subsections (c) and 
   (d); and                                                                
     (3) by inserting after subsection (a) the following new subsection:   

     ``(b) Payment Methods.--A bonus under this section may be paid in a  
  single lump sum, or in periodic installments, to provide an extra       
  incentive for a member to successfully complete the training necessary  
  for the member to be technically qualified in the skill for which the   
  bonus is paid.''.                                                       
    (c)  Stylistic Amendments.--Such section is further amended--         

       (1) in subsection (a), by inserting `` Bonus Authorized; Bonus      
   Amount.--'' after ``(a)'';                                              
       (2) in subsection (c), as redesignated by subsection (b)(2) of this 
   section, by inserting `` Repayment of Bonus.--'' after ``(c)''; and     
       (3) in subsection (d), as redesignated by subsection (b)(2) of this 
   section, by inserting `` Termination of Authority.--'' after ``(d)''.   
     (d) Effective Date.--The amendment made by subsection (a) shall take 
  effect on October 1, 1999, and shall apply with respect enlistments and 
  extensions of enlistments taking effect on or after that date.          

          SEC. 620. SELECTED RESERVE ENLISTMENT BONUS.                            

     (a) Elimination of Requirement for Minimum Period of                 
  Enlistment.--Subsection (a) of section 308c of title 37, United States  
  Code, is amended by striking ``for a term of enlistment of not less than
  six years''.                                                            
     (b) Increased Maximum Amount.--Subsection (b) of such section is     
  amended by striking ``$5,000'' and inserting ``$8,000''.                
     (c) Effective Date.--The amendments made by subsections (a) and (b)  
  shall take effect on October 1, 1999, and shall apply with respect to   
  enlistments entered into on or after that date.                         

                    SEC. 621. SPECIAL PAY FOR MEMBERS OF THE COAST GUARD RESERVE  
          ASSIGNED TO HIGH PRIORITY UNITS OF THE SELECTED RESERVE.                
     Section 308d(a) of title 37, United States Code, is amended by       
  inserting ``or the Secretary of Transportation with respect to the Coast
  Guard when it is not operating as a service in the Navy, '' after       
  ``Secretary of Defense,''.                                              

                    SEC. 622. REDUCED MINIMUM PERIOD OF ENLISTMENT IN ARMY IN     
          CRITICAL SKILL FOR ELIGIBILITY FOR ENLISTMENT BONUS.                    
     (a) Reduced Requirement.--Paragraph (3) of section 308f(a) of title  
  37, United States Code, is amended by striking ``3 years'' and inserting
  ``2 years''.                                                            
     (b) Effective Date.--The amendment made by subsection (a) shall take 
  effect on October 1, 1999, and shall apply with respect to enlistments  
  entered into on or after that date.                                     

                    SEC. 623. ELIGIBILITY FOR RESERVE COMPONENT PRIOR SERVICE     
          ENLISTMENT BONUS UPON ATTAINING A CRITICAL SKILL.                       
     (a) Revised Eligibility Requirements for Bonus.--Section 308i(a) of  
  title 37, United States Code, is amended by striking paragraph (2) and  
  inserting the following new paragraph:                                  
     ``(2) A bonus may only be paid under this section to a person who    
  meets each of the following requirements:                               
       ``(A) The person has completed a military service obligation, but   
   has less than 14 years of total military service, and received an       
   honorable discharge at the conclusion of that military service          
   obligation.                                                             
       ``(B) The person was not released, or is not being released, from   
   active service for the purpose of enlistment in a reserve component.    
       ``(C) The person is projected to occupy, or is occupying, a position
   as a member of the Selected Reserve in a specialty in which the person--
       ``(i) successfully served while a member on active duty and attained
   a level of qualification while on active duty commensurate with the     
   grade and years of service of the member; or                            
       ``(ii) has completed training or retraining in the specialty skill  
   that is designated as critically short and attained a level of          
   qualification in the specialty skill that is commensurate with the grade
   and years of service of the member.                                     
       ``(D) The person has not previously been paid a bonus (except under 
   this section) for enlistment, reenlistment, or extension of enlistment  
   in a reserve component.''.                                              
     (b) Effective Date.--The amendment made by subsection (a) shall take 
  effect on October 1, 1999, and shall apply to enlistments beginning on  
  or after that date.                                                     

                    SEC. 624. INCREASE IN SPECIAL PAY AND BONUSES FOR             
          NUCLEAR-QUALIFIED OFFICERS.                                             
     (a) Special Pay for Nuclear-Qualified Officers Extending Period of   
  Active Service.--Section 312(a) of title 37, United States Code, is     
  amended by striking ``$15,000'' and inserting ``$25,000''.              
     (b) Nuclear Career Accession Bonus.--Section 312b(a)(1) of such title
  is amended by striking ``$10,000'' and inserting ``$20,000''.           
     (c) Nuclear Career Annual Incentive Bonuses.--Section 312c of such   
  title is amended--                                                      
       (1) in subsection (a)(1), by striking ``$12,000'' and inserting     
   ``$22,000''; and                                                        
       (2) in subsection (b)(1), by striking ``$5,500'' and inserting      
   ``$10,000''.                                                            
     (d) Effective Date.--(1) The amendments made by subsections (a) and  
  (b) shall take effect on October 1, 1999, and shall apply to agreements 
  under section 312 or 312b of such title entered into on or after that   
  date.                                                                   
     (2) The amendments made by subsection (c) shall take effect on       
  October 1, 1999, and shall apply with respect to nuclear service years  
  beginning on or after that date.                                        

                    SEC. 625. INCREASE IN MAXIMUM MONTHLY RATE AUTHORIZED FOR     
          FOREIGN LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY PAY.                                       
     (a) Increase.--Section 316(b) of title 37, United States Code, is    
  amended by striking ``$100'' and inserting ``$300''.                    
     (b) Effective Date.--The amendment made by subsection (a) shall take 
  effect on October 1, 1999, and shall apply with respect to foreign      
  language proficiency pay paid under section 316 of such title for months
  beginning on or after that date.                                        

                    SEC. 626. AUTHORIZATION OF RETENTION BONUS FOR SPECIAL WARFARE
          OFFICERS EXTENDING PERIODS OF ACTIVE DUTY.                              
     (a) Bonus Authorized.--(1) Chapter 5 of title 37, United States Code,
  is amended by adding at the end the following new section:              
                    ``318. Special pay: special warfare officers extending period 
          of active duty                                                          
     ``(a) Special Warfare Officer Defined.--In this section, the term    
  `special warfare officer' means an officer of a uniformed service who-- 
       ``(1) is qualified for a military occupational specialty or         
   designator identified by the Secretary concerned as a special warfare   
   military occupational specialty or designator; and                      
       ``(2) is serving in a position for which that specialty or          
   designator is authorized.                                               
     ``(b) Retention Bonus Authorized.--A special warfare officer who     
  meets the eligibility requirements specified in subsection (c) and who  
  executes a written agreement to remain on active duty in special warfare
  service for at least one year may, upon the acceptance of the agreement 
  by the Secretary concerned, be paid a retention bonus as provided in    
  this section.                                                           
     ``(c) Eligibility Requirements.--A special warfare officer may apply 
  to enter into an agreement referred to in subsection (b) if the         
  officer--                                                               
       ``(1) is in pay grade O 3, or is in pay grade O 4 and is not on a   
   list of officers recommended for promotion, at the time the officer     
   applies to enter into the agreement;                                    
       ``(2) has completed at least 6, but not more than 14, years of      
   active commissioned service; and                                        
       ``(3) has completed any service commitment incurred to be           
   commissioned as an officer.                                             
     ``(d) Amount of Bonus.--The amount of a retention bonus paid under   
  this section may not be more than $15,000 for each year covered by the  
  agreement.                                                              
     ``(e) Proration.--The term of an agreement under subsection (b) and  
  the amount of the retention bonus payable under subsection (d) may be   
  prorated as long as the agreement does not extend beyond the date on    
  which the officer executing the agreement would complete 14 years of    
  active commissioned service.                                            
     ``(f) Payment Methods.--(1) Upon acceptance of an agreement under    
  subsection (b) by the Secretary concerned, the total amount payable     
  pursuant to the agreement becomes fixed.                                
    ``(2) The amount of the retention bonus may be paid as follows:       

       ``(A) At the time the agreement is accepted by the Secretary        
   concerned, the Secretary may make a lump sum payment equal to half the  
   total amount payable under the agreement. The balance of the bonus      
   amount shall be paid in equal annual installments on the anniversary of 
   the acceptance of the agreement.                                        
       ``(B) The Secretary concerned may make graduated annual payments    
   under regulations prescribed by the Secretary, with the first payment   
   being payable at the time the agreement is accepted by the Secretary and
   subsequent payments being payable on the anniversary of the acceptance  
   of the agreement.                                                       
     ``(g) Additional Pay.--A retention bonus paid under this section is  
  in addition to any other pay and allowances to which an officer is      
  entitled.                                                               
     ``(h) Repayment.--(1) If an officer who has entered into an agreement
  under subsection (b) and has received all or part of a retention bonus  
  under this section fails to complete the total period of active duty in 
  special warfare service as specified in the agreement, the Secretary    
  concerned may require the officer to repay the United States, on a pro  
  rata basis and to the extent that the Secretary determines conditions   
  and circumstances warrant, all sums paid the officer under this section.
     ``(2) An obligation to repay the United States imposed under         
  paragraph (1) is for all purposes a debt owed to the United States.     
     ``(3) A discharge in bankruptcy under title 11 that is entered less  
  than five years after the termination of an agreement entered into under
  subsection (a) does not discharge the officer signing the agreement from
  a debt arising under such agreement or under paragraph (1).             
     ``(i) Regulations.--The Secretaries concerned shall prescribe        
  regulations to carry out this section, including the definition of the  
  term `special warfare service' for purposes of this section. Regulations
  prescribed by the Secretary of a military department under this section 
  shall be subject to the approval of the Secretary of Defense.''.        
     (2) The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 5 of title 37, 
  United States Code is amended by adding at the end the following new    
  item:                                                                   

            ``318. Special pay: special warfare officers extending period of  
      active duty.''.                                                         

     (b) Effective Date.--The amendments made by subsection (a) shall take
  effect on October 1, 1999.                                              

          SEC. 627. AUTHORIZATION OF SURFACE WARFARE OFFICER CONTINUATION PAY.    

     (a) Incentive Pay Authorized.--(1) Chapter 5 of title 37, United     
  States Code, is amended by inserting after section 318, as added by     
  section 626, the following new section:                                 
          ``319. Special pay: surface warfare officer continuation pay            

     ``(a) Eligible Surface Warfare Officer Defined.--In this section, the
  term `eligible surface warfare officer' means an officer of the Regular 
  Navy or Naval Reserve on active duty who--                              
     ``(1) is qualified and serving as a surface warfare officer;          

       ``(2) has been selected for assignment as a department head on a    
   surface vessel; and                                                     
       ``(3) has completed any service commitment incurred through the     
   officer's original commissioning program.                               
     ``(b) Special Pay Authorized.--An eligible surface warfare officer   
  who executes a written agreement to remain on active duty to complete   
  one or more tours of duty to which the officer may be ordered as a      
  department head on a surface vessel may, upon the acceptance of the     
  agreement by the Secretary of the Navy, be paid an amount not to exceed 
  $50,000.                                                                
     ``(c) Proration.--The term of the written agreement under subsection 
  (b) and the amount payable under the agreement may be prorated.         
     ``(d) Payment Methods.--Upon acceptance of the written agreement     
  under subsection (b) by the Secretary of the Navy, the total amount     
  payable pursuant to the agreement becomes fixed. The Secretary shall    
  prepare an implementation plan specifying the amount of each installment
  payment under the agreement and the times for payment of the            
  installments.                                                           
     ``(e) Additional Pay.--Any amount paid under this section is in      
  addition to any other pay and allowances to which an officer is         
  entitled.                                                               
     ``(f) Repayment.--(1) If an officer who has entered into a written   
  agreement under subsection (b) and has received all or part of the      
  amount payable under the agreement fails to complete the total period of
  active duty as a department head on a surface vessel specified in the   
  agreement, the Secretary of the Navy may require the officer to repay   
  the United States, to the extent that the Secretary of the Navy         
  determines conditions and circumstances warrant, any or all sums paid   
  under this section.                                                     
     ``(2) An obligation to repay the United States imposed under         
  paragraph (1) is for all purposes a debt owned to the United States.    
     ``(3) A discharge in bankruptcy under title 11 that is entered less  
  than five years after the termination of an agreement entered into under
  subsection (b) does not discharge the officer signing the agreement from
  a debt arising under such agreement or under paragraph (1).             
     ``(g) Regulations.--The Secretary of the Navy shall prescribe        
  regulations to carry out this section.''.                               
     (2) The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 5 of title 37, 
  United States Code, is amended by inserting after the item relating to  
  section 318 the following new item:                                     

      ``319. Special pay: surface warfare officer continuation pay.''.        


     (b) Effective Date.--The amendments made by subsection (a) shall take
  effect on October 1, 1999.                                              

          SEC. 628. AUTHORIZATION OF CAREER ENLISTED FLYER INCENTIVE PAY.         

     (a) Incentive Pay Authorized.--(1) Chapter 5 of title 37, United     
  States Code, is amended by inserting after section 319, as added by     
  section 627, the following new section:                                 
          ``320. Incentive pay: career enlisted flyers                            

     ``(a) Eligible Career Enlisted Flyer Defined.--In this section, the  
  term `eligible career enlisted flyer' means an enlisted member of the   
  armed forces who--                                                      
       ``(1) is entitled to basic pay under section 204 of this title, or  
   is entitled to pay under section 206 of this title as described in      
   subsection (e) of this section;                                         
       ``(2) holds an enlisted military occupational specialty or enlisted 
   military rating designated as a career enlisted flyer specialty or      
   rating by the Secretary concerned, performs duty as a dropsonde system  
   operator, or is in training leading to qualification and designation of 
   such a specialty or rating or the performance of such duty;             
       ``(3) is qualified for aviation service under regulations prescribed
   by the Secretary concerned; and                                         
       ``(4) satisfies the operational flying duty requirements applicable 
   under subsection (c).                                                   
     ``(b) Incentive Pay Authorized.--(1) The Secretary concerned may pay 
  monthly incentive pay to an eligible career enlisted flyer in an amount 
  not to exceed the monthly maximum amounts specified in subsection (d).  
  The incentive pay may be paid as continuous monthly incentive pay or on 
  a month-to-month basis, dependent upon the operational flying duty      
  performed by the eligible career enlisted flyer as prescribed in        
  subsection (c).                                                         
     ``(2) Continuous monthly incentive pay may not be paid to an eligible
  career enlisted flyer after the member completes 25 years of aviation   
  service. Thereafter, an eligible career enlisted flyer may still receive
  incentive pay on a month-to-month basis under subsection (c)(4) for the 
  frequent and regular performance of operational flying duty.            
     ``(c) Operational Flying Duty Requirements.--(1) An eligible career  
  enlisted flyer must perform operational flying duties for 6 of the first
  10, 9 of the first 15, and 14 of the first 20 years of aviation service,
  to be eligible for continuous monthly incentive pay under this section. 
     ``(2) Upon completion of 10, 15, or 20 years of aviation service, an 
  enlisted member who has not performed the minimum required operational  
  flying duties specified in paragraph (1) during the prescribed period,  
  although otherwise meeting the definition in subsection (a), may no     
  longer be paid continuous monthly incentive pay except as provided in   
  paragraph (3). Payment of continuous monthly incentive pay may be       
  resumed if the member meets the minimum operational flying duty         
  requirement upon completion of the next established period of aviation  
  service.                                                                
     ``(3) For the needs of the service, the Secretary concerned may      
  permit, on a case-by-case basis, a member to continue to receive        
  continuous monthly incentive pay despite the member's failure to perform
  the operational flying duty required during the first 10, 15, or 20     
  years of aviation service, but only if the member otherwise meets the   
  definition in subsection (a) and has performed at least 5 years of      
  operational flying duties during the first 10 years of aviation service,
  8 years of operational flying duties during the first 15 years of       
  aviation service, or 12 years of operational flying duty during the     
  first 20 years of aviation service. The authority of the Secretary      
  concerned under this paragraph may not be delegated below the level of  
  the Service Personnel Chief.                                            
     ``(4) If the eligibility of an eligible career enlisted flyer to     
  continuous monthly incentive pay ceases under subsection (b)(2) or      
  paragraph (2), the member may still receive month-to-month incentive pay
  for subsequent frequent and regular performance of operational flying   
  duty. The rate payable is the same rate authorized by the Secretary     
  concerned under subsection (d) for a member of corresponding years of   
  aviation service.                                                       
     ``(d) Monthly Maximum Rates.--The monthly rate of any career enlisted
  flyer incentive pay paid under this section to a member on active duty  
  shall be prescribed by the Secretary concerned, but may not exceed the  
  following:                                                              

       ``Years of aviation service                                             

       Monthly rate                                                            

       4 or less                                                               

       $15005                                                                  

       Over 4                                                                  

       $22505                                                                  

       Over 8                                                                  

       $35005                                                                  

       Over 14                                                                 

       $400.                                                                   


     ``(e) Eligibility of Reserve Component Members When Performing       
  Inactive Duty Training.--Under regulations prescribed by the Secretary  
  concerned, when a member of a reserve component or the National Guard,  
  who is entitled to compensation under section 206 of this title, meets  
  the definition of eligible career enlisted flyer, the Secretary         
  concerned may increase the member's compensation by an amount equal to  
  \1/30\ of the monthly incentive pay authorized by the Secretary         
  concerned under subsection (d) for a member of corresponding years of   
  aviation service who is entitled to basic pay under section 204 of this 
  title. The reserve component member may receive the increase for as long
  as the member is qualified for it, for each regular period of           
  instruction or period of appropriate duty, at which the member is       
  engaged for at least two hours, or for the performance of such other    
  equivalent training, instruction, duty or appropriate duties, as the    
  Secretary may prescribe under section 206(a) of this title.             
     ``(f) Relation to Hazardous Duty Incentive Pay or Diving Duty Special
  Pay.--A member receiving incentive pay under section 301(a) of this     
  title or special pay under section 304 of this title may not be paid    
  special pay under this section for the same period of service.          
     ``(g) Save Pay Provision.--If, immediately before a member receives  
  incentive pay under this section, the member was entitled to incentive  
  pay under section 301(a) of this title, the rate at which the member is 
  paid incentive pay under this section shall be equal to the higher of   
  the monthly amount applicable under subsection (d) or the rate of       
  incentive pay the member was receiving under subsection (b) or (c)(2)(A)
  of section 301 of this title.                                           
     ``(h) Specialty Code of Dropsonde System Operators.--Within the Air  
  Force, the Secretary of the Air Force shall assign to members who are   
  dropsonde system operators a specialty code that identifies such members
  as serving in a weather specialty.                                      
    ``(i)  Definitions.--In this section:                                 

       ``(1) The term `aviation service' means participation in aerial     
   flight performed, under regulations prescribed by the Secretary         
   concerned, by an eligible career enlisted flyer.                        
       ``(2) The term `operational flying duty' means flying performed     
   under competent orders while serving in assignments, including an       
   assignment as a dropsonde system operator, in which basic flying skills 
   normally are maintained in the performance of assigned duties as        
   determined by the Secretary concerned, and flying duty performed by     
   members in training that leads to the award of an enlisted aviation     
   rating or military occupational specialty designated as a career        
   enlisted flyer rating or specialty by the Secretary concerned.''.       
     (2) The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 5 of title 37, 
  United States Code, is amended by inserting after the item relating to  
  section 319 the following new item:                                     

      ``320. Incentive pay: career enlisted flyers.''.                        


     (b) Effective Date.--The amendments made by subsection (a) shall take
  effect on October 1, 1999.                                              

          SEC. 629. AUTHORIZATION OF JUDGE ADVOCATE CONTINUATION PAY.             

     (a) Incentive Pay Authorized.--(1) Chapter 5 of title 37, United     
  States Code, is amended by inserting after section 320, as added by     
  section 628, the following new section:                                 
          ``321. Special pay: judge advocate continuation pay                     

     ``(a) Eligible Judge Advocate Defined.--In this section, the term    
  `eligible judge advocate' means an officer of the armed forces on       
  full-time active duty who--                                             
       ``(1) is qualified and serving as a judge advocate, as defined in   
   section 801 of title 10; and                                            
     ``(2) has completed--                                                 

       ``(A) the active duty service obligation incurred through the       
   officer's original commissioning program; or                            
       ``(B) in the case of an officer detailed under section 2004 of title
   10 or section 470 of title 14, the active duty service obligation       
   incurred as part of that detail.                                        
     ``(b) Special Pay Authorized.--An eligible judge advocate who        
  executes a written agreement to remain on active duty for a period of   
  obligated service specified in the agreement may, upon the acceptance of
  the agreement by the Secretary concerned, be paid continuation pay under
  this section. The total amount paid to an officer under one or more     
  agreements under this section may not exceed $60,000.                   
     ``(c) Proration.--The term of an agreement under subsection (b) and  
  the amount payable under the agreement may be prorated.                 
     ``(d) Payment Methods.--Upon acceptance of an agreement under        
  subsection (b) by the Secretary concerned, the total amount payable     
  pursuant to the agreement becomes fixed. The Secretary shall prepare an 
  implementation plan specifying the amount of each installment payment   
  under the agreement and the times for payment of the installments.      
     ``(e) Additional Pay.--Any amount paid to an officer under this      
  section is in addition to any other pay and allowances to which the     
  officer is entitled.                                                    
     ``(f) Repayment.--(1) If an officer who has entered into a written   
  agreement under subsection (b) and has received all or part of the      
  amount payable under the agreement fails to complete the total period of
  active duty specified in the agreement, the Secretary concerned may     
  require the officer to repay the United States, to the extent that the  
  Secretary determines conditions and circumstances warrant, any or all   
  sums paid under this section.                                           
     ``(2) An obligation to repay the United States imposed under         
  paragraph (1) is for all purposes a debt owned to the United States.    
     ``(3) A discharge in bankruptcy under title 11 that is entered less  
  than five years after the termination of an agreement entered into under
  subsection (b) does not discharge the officer signing the agreement from
  a debt arising under such agreement or under paragraph (1).             
     ``(g) Regulations.--The Secretary concerned shall prescribe          
  regulations to carry out this section.''.                               
     (2) The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 5 of title 37, 
  United States Code, is amended by inserting after the item relating to  
  section 320 the following new item:                                     

      ``321. Special pay: judge advocate continuation pay.''.                 


     (b) Study and Report on Additional Recruitment and Retention         
  Initiatives.--(1) The Secretary of Defense shall conduct a study        
  regarding the need for additional incentives to improve the recruitment 
  and retention of judge advocates for the Armed Forces. At a minimum, the
  Secretary shall consider as possible incentives constructive service    
  credit for basic pay, educational loan repayment, and Federal student   
  loan relief.                                                            
     (2) Not later than March 31, 2000, the Secretary shall submit to     
  Congress a report containing the findings and recommendations resulting 
  from the study.                                                         
     (c) Effective Date.--The amendments made by subsection (a) shall take
  effect on October 1, 1999.                                              

           Subtitle C--Travel and Transportation Allowances                        

                    SEC. 631. PROVISION OF LODGING IN KIND FOR RESERVISTS         
          PERFORMING TRAINING DUTY AND NOT OTHERWISE ENTITLED TO TRAVEL AND       
          TRANSPORTATION ALLOWANCES.                                              
     (a) Provision.--Paragraph (1) of subsection (i) of section 404 of    
  title 37, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the       
  following new sentence: ``If transient government housing is unavailable
  or inadequate, the Secretary concerned may provide the member with      
  lodging in kind in the same manner as members entitled to such          
  allowances under subsection (a).''.                                     
    (b)  Payment Methods.--Paragraph (3) of such subsection is amended--  

       (1) by inserting after ``paragraph (1)'' the following: ``and       
   expenses of providing lodging in kind under such paragraph''; and       
       (2) by adding at the end the following new sentence: ``Use of       
   Government charge cards is authorized for payment of these expenses.''. 
     (c) Decisionmaking.--Such subsection is further amended by adding at 
  the end the following new paragraph:                                    
     ``(4) Decisions regarding the availability or adequacy of government 
  housing at a military installation under paragraph (1) shall be made by 
  the installation commander.''.                                          

                    SEC. 632. PAYMENT OF TEMPORARY LODGING EXPENSES FOR MEMBERS   
          MAKING THEIR FIRST PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION.                         
     (a) Authority To Pay or Reimburse.--Section 404a(a) of title 37,     
  United States Code, is amended                                          
     (1) in paragraph (1), by striking ``or'' at the end;                  

     (2) in paragraph (2), by inserting ``or'' after the semicolon; and    

     (3) by inserting after paragraph (2) the following new paragraph:     

       ``(3) in the case of an enlisted member who is reporting to the     
   member's first permanent duty station, from the member's home of record 
   or initial technical school to that first permanent duty station;''.    
    (b)  Duration.--Such section is further amended--                     

       (1) in the second sentence, by striking ``clause (1)'' and inserting
   ``paragraph (1) or (3)''; and                                           
       (2) in the third sentence, by striking ``clause (2)'' and inserting 
   ``paragraph (2)''.                                                      

                    SEC. 633. DESTINATION AIRPORT FOR EMERGENCY LEAVE TRAVEL TO   
          CONTINENTAL UNITED STATES.                                              
    Section 411d(b)(1) of title 37, United States Code, is amended--      

     (1) in subparagraph (A), by striking ``or''  at the end;              

     (2) by redesignating subparagraph (B) as subparagraph (C); and        

       (3) by inserting after subparagraph (A) the following new           
   subparagraph:                                                           
       ``(B) to any airport in the continental United States to which      
   travel can be arranged at the same or a lower cost as travel obtained   
   under subparagraph (A); or''.                                           

           Subtitle D--Retired Pay Reform                                          

                    SEC. 641. REDUX RETIRED PAY SYSTEM APPLICABLE ONLY TO MEMBERS 
          ELECTING NEW 15-YEAR CAREER STATUS BONUS.                               
     (a) Retired Pay Multiplier.--Paragraph (2) of section 1409(b) of     
  title 10, United States Code, is amended by inserting after ``July 31,  
  1986,'' the following: ``has elected to receive a bonus under section   
  322 of title 37,''.                                                     
     (b) Cost-of-Living Adjustments.--(1) Paragraph (2) of section        
  1401a(b) of such title is amended by striking ``The Secretary shall     
  increase the retired pay of each member and former member who first     
  became a member of a uniformed service before August 1, 1986,'' and     
  inserting ``Except as otherwise provided in this subsection, the        
  Secretary shall increase the retired pay of each member and former      
  member''.                                                               
     (2) Paragraph (3) of such section is amended by inserting after      
  ``August 1, 1986,'' the following: ``and has elected to receive a bonus 
  under section 322 of title 37,''.                                       
     (c) Recomputation of Retired Pay at Age 62.--Section 1410 of such    
  title is amended by inserting after ``August 1, 1986,'' the following:  
  ``who has elected to receive a bonus under section 322 of title 37,''.  
          SEC. 642. AUTHORIZATION OF 15-YEAR CAREER STATUS BONUS.                 

     (a) Career Service Bonus.--Chapter 5 of title 37, United States Code,
  is amended by inserting after section 321, as added by section 629, the 
  following new section:                                                  
                    ``322. Special pay: 15-year career status bonus for members   
          entering service on or after August 1, 1986                             
     ``(a) Availability of Bonus.--The Secretary concerned shall pay a    
  bonus under this section to an eligible career bonus member if the      
  member--                                                                
     ``(1) elects to receive the bonus under this section; and             

       ``(2) executes a written agreement (prescribed by the Secretary     
   concerned) to remain continuously on active duty until the member has   
   completed 20 years of active-duty service creditable under section 1405 
   of title 10.                                                            
     ``(b) Eligible Career Bonus Member Defined.--In this section, the    
  term `eligible career bonus member' means a member of a uniformed       
  service serving on active duty who--                                    
     ``(1) first became a member on or after August 1, 1986; and           

       ``(2) has completed 15 years of active duty in the uniformed        
   services (or has received notification under subsection (e) that the    
   member is about to complete that duty).                                 
     ``(c) Election Method.--An election under subsection (a)(1) shall be 
  made in such form and within such period as the Secretary concerned may 
  prescribe. An election under that subsection is irrevocable.            
     ``(d) Amount of Bonus; Payment.--(1) A bonus under this section shall
  be paid in a single lump sum of $30,000.                                
     ``(2) The bonus shall be paid to an eligible career bonus member not 
  later than the first month that begins on or after the date that is 60  
  days after the date on which the Secretary concerned receives from the  
  member the election required under subsection (a)(1) and the written    
  agreement required under subsection (a)(2), if applicable.              
     ``(e) Notification of Eligibility.--(1) The Secretary concerned shall
  transmit to each member who meets the definition of eligible career     
  bonus member a written notification of the opportunity of the member to 
  elect to receive a bonus under this section. The Secretary shall provide
  the notification not later than 180 days before the date on which the   
  member will complete 15 years of active duty.                           
    ``(2) The notification shall include the following:                   

     ``(A) The procedures for electing to receive the bonus.               

       ``(B) An explanation of the effects under sections 1401a, 1409, and 
   1410 of title 10 that such an election has on the computation of any    
   retired or retainer pay that the member may become eligible to receive. 
     ``(f) Repayment of Bonus.--(1) If a person paid a bonus under this   
  section fails to complete a period of active duty beginning on the date 
  on which the election of the person under subsection (a)(1) is received 
  and ending on the date on which the person completes 20 years of        
  active-duty service as described in subsection (a)(2), the person shall 
  refund to the United States the amount that bears the same ratio to the 
  amount of the bonus payment as the uncompleted part of that period of   
  active-duty service bears to the total period of such service.          
     ``(2) Subject to paragraph (3), an obligation to reimburse the United
  States imposed under paragraph (1) is for all purposes a debt owed to   
  the United States.                                                      
     ``(3) The Secretary concerned may waive, in whole or in part, a      
  refund required under paragraph (1) if the Secretary concerned          
  determines that recovery would be against equity and good conscience or 
  would be contrary to the best interests of the United States.           
     ``(4) A discharge in bankruptcy under title 11 that is entered less  
  than five years after the termination of an agreement under this section
  does not discharge the member signing such agreement from a debt arising
  under the agreement or this subsection.''.                              
     (b) Clerical Amendment.--The table of sections at the beginning of   
  such chapter is amended by inserting after the item relating to section 
  321 the following new item:                                             

            ``322. Special pay: 15-year career status bonus for members       
      entering service on or after August 1, 1986.''.                         

          SEC. 643. CONFORMING AMENDMENTS.                                        

     (a) Conforming Amendment to Survivor Benefit Plan Provision.--(1)    
  Section 1451(h)(3) of title 10, United States Code, is amended by       
  inserting ``of certain members'' after ``retirement''.                  
     (2) Section 1452(i) of such title is amended by striking ``When the  
  retired pay'' and inserting ``Whenever the retired pay''.               
     (b) Related Technical Amendments.--Chapter 71 of such title is       
  amended as follows:                                                     
     (1) Section 1401a(b) is amended--                                     

       (A) by striking the heading for paragraph (1) and inserting         
   ``Increase required.--'';                                               
       (B) by striking the heading for paragraph (2) and inserting         
   ``Percentage increase.--''; and                                         
       (C) by striking the heading for paragraph (3) and inserting         
   ``Reduced percentage for certain post-august 1, 1986 members.--''.      
       (2) Section 1409(b)(2) is amended by inserting ``certain'' in the   
   paragraph heading after ``Reduction applicable to''.                    
       (3)(A) The heading of section 1410 is amended by inserting ``       
   certain'' before `` members''.                                          
       (B) The item relating to such section in the table of sections at   
   the beginning of such chapter is amended by inserting ``certain'' before
   ``members''.                                                            
          SEC. 644. EFFECTIVE DATE.                                               

     The amendments made by sections 641, 642, and 643 shall take effect  
  on October 1, 1999.                                                     

           Subtitle E--Other Matters Relating to Military Retirees and Survivors   


                    SEC. 651. REPEAL OF REDUCTION IN RETIRED PAY FOR MILITARY     
          RETIREES EMPLOYED IN CIVILIAN POSITIONS.                                
     (a) Repeal.--(1) Section 5532 of title 5, United States Code, is     
  repealed.                                                               
     (2) The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 55 of such     
  title is amended by striking the item relating to section 5532.         
     (b) Contributions to Department of Defense Military Retirement       
  Fund.--Section 1466 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by      
  adding at the end the following new subsection:                         
     ``(c)(1) The Secretary of Defense shall pay into the Fund at the     
  beginning of each fiscal year such amount as may be necessary to pay the
  cost to the Fund for that fiscal year resulting from the repeal, as of  
  October 1, 1999, of section 5532 of title 5, including any actuarial    
  loss to the Fund resulting from increased benefits paid from the Fund   
  that are not fully covered by the payments made to the Fund for that    
  fiscal year under subsections (a) and (b).                              
     ``(2) Amounts paid into the Fund under this subsection shall be paid 
  from funds available for the pay of members of the armed forces under   
  the jurisdiction of the Secretary of a military department.             
     ``(3) The Department of Defense Retirement Board of Actuaries shall  
  determine, for each armed force, the amount required under paragraph (1)
  to be deposited in the Fund each fiscal year.''.                        
     (c) Effective Date.--The amendments made by this section shall take  
  effect on October 1, 1999.                                              
                    SEC. 652. PRESENTATION OF UNITED STATES FLAG TO RETIRING      
          MEMBERS OF THE UNIFORMED SERVICES NOT PREVIOUSLY COVERED.               
     (a) Nonregular Service Military Retirees.--(1) Chapter 1217 of title 
  10, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following   
  new section:                                                            
                    ``12605. Presentation of United States flag: members          
          transferred from an active status or discharged after completion of     
          eligibility for retired pay                                             
     ``(a) Presentation of Flag.--Upon the transfer from an active status 
  or discharge of a Reserve who has completed the years of service        
  required for eligibility for retired pay under chapter 1223 of this     
  title, the Secretary concerned shall present a United States flag to the
  member.                                                                 
     ``(b) Multiple Presentations Not Authorized.--A member is not        
  eligible for presentation of a flag under subsection (a) if the member  
  has previously been presented a flag under this section or any provision
  of law providing for the presentation of a United States flag incident  
  to release from active service for retirement.                          
     ``(c) No Cost to Recipient.--The presentation of a flag under this   
  section shall be at no cost to the recipient.''.                        
     (2) The table of sections at the beginning of such chapter is amended
  by adding at the end the following new item:                            

            ``12605. Presentation of United States flag: members transferred  
      from an active status or discharged after completion of eligibility for 
      retired pay.''.                                                         

     (b) Public Health Service.--Title II of the Public Health Service Act
  is amended by inserting after section 212 (42 U.S.C. 213) the following 
  new section:                                                            
           ``presentation of united states flag upon retirement          

     `` Sec. 213. (a) Presentation of Flag.--Upon the release of an       
  officer of the commissioned corps of the Service from active            
  commissioned service for retirement, the Secretary of Health and Human  
  Services shall present a United States flag to the officer.             
     ``(b) Multiple Presentations Not Authorized.--An officer is not      
  eligible for presentation of a flag under subsection (a) if the officer 
  has previously been presented a flag under this section or any other    
  provision of law providing for the presentation of a United States flag 
  incident to release from active service for retirement.                 
     ``(c) No Cost to Recipient.--The presentation of a flag under this   
  section shall be at no cost to the recipient.''.                        
     (c) National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.--The Coast and  
  Geodetic Survey Commissioned Officers' Act of 1948 is amended by        
  inserting after section 24 (33 U.S.C. 853u) the following new section:  
     `` Sec. 25. (a) Presentation of Flag Upon Retirement.--Upon the      
  release of a commissioned officer from active commissioned service for  
  retirement, the Secretary of Commerce shall present a United States flag
  to the officer.                                                         
     ``(b) Multiple Presentations Not Authorized.--An officer is not      
  eligible for presentation of a flag under subsection (a) if the officer 
  has previously been presented a flag under this section or any other    
  provision of law providing for the presentation of a United States flag 
  incident to release from active service for retirement.                 
     ``(c) No Cost to Recipient.--The presentation of a flag under this   
  section shall be at no cost to the recipient.''.                        
     (d) Effective Date.--Section 12605 of title 10, United States Code   
  (as added by subsection (a)), section 213 of the Public Health Service  
  Act (as added by subsection (b)), and section 25 of the Coast and       
  Geodetic Survey Commissioned Officers' Act of 1948 (as added by         
  subsection (c)) shall apply with respect to releases from service       
  described in those sections on or after October 1, 1999.                
     (e) Conforming Amendments to Prior Law.--Sections 3681(b), 6141(b),  
  and 8681(b) of title 10, United States Code, and section 516(b) of title
  14, United States Code, are each amended by striking ``under this       
  section'' and all that follows through the period and inserting ``under 
  this section or any other provision of law providing for the            
  presentation of a United States flag incident to release from active    
  service for retirement.''.                                              
                    SEC. 653. DISABILITY RETIREMENT OR SEPARATION FOR CERTAIN     
          MEMBERS WITH PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS.                                   
     (a) Disability Retirement.--(1) Chapter 61 of title 10, United States
  Code, is amended by inserting after section 1207 the following new      
  section:                                                                
                    ``1207a. Members with over eight years of active service:     
          eligibility for disability retirement for pre-existing conditions       
     ``(a) In the case of a member described in subsection (b) who would  
  be covered by section 1201, 1202, or 1203 of this title but for the fact
  that the member's disability is determined to have been incurred before 
  the member became entitled to basic pay in the member's current period  
  of active duty, the disability shall be deemed to have been incurred    
  while the member was entitled to basic pay and shall be so considered   
  for purposes of determining whether the disability was incurred in the  
  line of duty.                                                           
     ``(b) A member described in subsection (a) is a member with at least 
  eight years of active service.''.                                       
     (2) The table of sections at the beginning of such chapter is amended
  by inserting after the item relating to section 1207 the following new  
  item:                                                                   

            ``1207a. Members with over eight years of active service:         
      eligibility for disability retirement for pre-existing conditions.''.   

     (b) Nonregular Service Retirement.--(1) Chapter 1223 of such title is
  amended by inserting after section 12731a the following new section:    
                    ``12731b. Special rule for members with physical disabilities 
          not incurred in line of duty                                            
     ``(a) In the case of a member of the Selected Reserve of a reserve   
  component who no longer meets the qualifications for membership in the  
  Selected Reserve solely because the member is unfit because of physical 
  disability, the Secretary concerned may, for purposes of section 12731  
  of this title, determine to treat the member as having met the service  
  requirements of subsection (a)(2) of that section and provide the member
  with the notification required by subsection (d) of that section if the 
  member has completed at least 15, and less than 20, years of service    
  computed under section 12732 of this title.                             
    ``(b) Notification under subsection (a) may not be made if--          

       ``(1) the disability was the result of the member's intentional     
   misconduct, willful neglect, or willful failure to comply with standards
   and qualifications for retention established by the Secretary concerned;
   or                                                                      
       ``(2) the disability was incurred during a period of unauthorized   
   absence.''                                                              
     (2) The table of sections at the beginning of such chapter is amended
  by inserting after the item relating to section 12731a the following new
  item:                                                                   

            ``12731b. Special rule for members with physical disabilities not 
      incurred in line of duty.''.                                            

     (c) Separation.--Section 1206(5) of such title is amended by         
  inserting ``, in the case of a disability incurred before the date of   
  the enactment of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 
  2000,'' after ``determination, and''.                                   
                    SEC. 654. CREDIT TOWARD PAID-UP SBP COVERAGE FOR MONTHS       
          COVERED BY MAKE-UP PREMIUM PAID BY PERSONS ELECTING SBP COVERAGE DURING 
          SPECIAL OPEN ENROLLMENT PERIOD.                                         
     Section 642 of the Strom Thurmond National Defense Authorization Act 
  for Fiscal Year 1999 (Public Law 105 261; 112 Stat. 2045; 10 U.S.C. 1448
  note) is amended--                                                      
     (1) by redesignating subsection (h) as subsection (i); and            

       (2) by inserting after subsection (g) the following new subsection  
   (h):                                                                    
     ``(h) Credit Toward Paid-Up Coverage.--Upon payment of the total     
  amount of the premiums charged a person under subsection (g), the       
  retired pay of a person participating in the Survivor Benefit Plan      
  pursuant to an election under this section shall be treated, for the    
  purposes of subsection (j) of section 1452 of title 10, United States   
  Code, as having been reduced under such section 1452 for the months in  
  the period for which the person's retired pay would have been reduced if
  the person had elected to participate in the Survivor Benefit Plan at   
  the first opportunity that was afforded the person to participate.''.   

                    SEC. 655. PAID-UP COVERAGE UNDER RETIRED SERVICEMAN'S FAMILY  
          PROTECTION PLAN.                                                        
     (a) Conditions.--Subchapter I of chapter 73 of title 10, United      
  States Code, is amended by inserting after section 1436 the following   
  new section:                                                            
          ``1436a. Coverage paid up at 30 years and age 70                        

     ``Effective October 1, 2008, a reduction under this subchapter in the
  retired or retainer pay of a person electing an annuity under this      
  subchapter may not be made for any month after the later of--           
       ``(1) the month that is the 360th month for which that person's     
   retired or retainer pay is reduced pursuant to such an election; and    
     ``(2) the month during which that person attains 70 years of age.''.  

     (b) Clerical Amendment.--The table of sections at the beginning of   
  such subchapter is amended by inserting after the item relating to      
  section 1436 the following new item:                                    

      ``1436a. Coverage paid up at 30 years and age 70.''.                    


                    SEC. 656. EXTENSION OF AUTHORITY FOR PAYMENT OF ANNUITIES TO  
          CERTAIN MILITARY SURVIVING SPOUSES.                                     
     (a) Coverage of Surviving Spouses of All ``Gray-Area''               
  Retirees.--Subsection (a)(1)(B) section 644 of the National Defense     
  Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1998 (Public Law 105 85; 111 Stat.    
  1800; 10 U.S.C. 1448 note) is amended by striking ``during the period   
  beginning on September 21, 1972, and ending on'' and inserting          
  ``before''.                                                             
     (b) Permanent Authority for Payment of Annuities.--Subsection (f) of 
  such section is repealed.                                               
     (c) Effective Date.--The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply
  with respect to annuities payable for months beginning after September  
  30, 1999.                                                               

                    SEC. 657. EFFECTUATION OF INTENDED SBP ANNUITY FOR FORMER     
          SPOUSE WHEN NOT ELECTED BY REASON OF UNTIMELY DEATH OF RETIREE.         
     (a) Cases Not Covered by Existing Authority.--Paragraph (3) of       
  section 1450(f) of title 10, United States Code, as in effect on the    
  date of the enactment of this Act, shall apply in the case of a former  
  spouse of any person referred to in that paragraph who--                
     (1) incident to a proceeding of divorce, dissolution, or annulment--  

       (A) entered into a written agreement on or after August 21, 1983, to
   make an election under section 1448(b) of such title to provide an      
   annuity to the former spouse (the agreement thereafter having been      
   incorporated in or ratified or approved by a court order or filed with  
   the court of appropriate jurisdiction in accordance with applicable     
   State law); or                                                          
       (B) was required by a court order dated on or after such date to    
   make such an election for the former spouse; and                        
       (2) before making the election, died within 21 days after the date  
   of the agreement referred to in paragraph (1)(A) or the court order     
   referred to in paragraph (1)(B), as the case may be.                    
     (b) Adjusted Time Limit for Request by Former Spouse.--For the       
  purposes of paragraph (3)(C) of section 1450(f) of title 10, United     
  States Code, a court order or filing referred to in subsection (a)(1) of
  this section that is dated before October 19, 1984, shall be deemed to  
  be dated on the date of the enactment of this Act.                      
                    SEC. 658. SPECIAL COMPENSATION FOR SEVERELY DISABLED UNIFORMED
          SERVICES RETIREES.                                                      
     (a) Authority.--(1) Chapter 71 of title 10, United States Code, is   
  amended by adding at the end the following new section:                 
                    ``1413. Special compensation for certain severely disabled    
          uniformed services retirees                                             
     ``(a) Authority.--The Secretary concerned shall pay to each eligible 
  disabled uniformed services retiree a monthly amount determined under   
  subsection (b).                                                         
     ``(b) Amount.--The amount to be paid to an eligible disabled         
  uniformed services retiree in accordance with subsection (a) is the     
  following:                                                              
       ``(1) For any month for which the retiree has a qualifying          
   service-connected disability rated as total, $300.                      
       ``(2) For any month for which the retiree has a qualifying          
   service-connected disability rated as 90 percent, $200.                 
       ``(3) For any month for which the retiree has a qualifying          
   service-connected disability rated as 80 percent or 70 percent, $100.   
     ``(c) Eligible Members.--An eligible disabled uniformed services     
  retiree referred to in subsection (a) is a member of the uniformed      
  services in a retired status (other than a member who is retired under  
  chapter 61 of this title) who--                                         
       ``(1) completed at least 20 years of service in the uniformed       
   services that are creditable for purposes of computing the amount of    
   retired pay to which the member is entitled; and                        
     ``(2) has a qualifying service-connected disability.                  

     ``(d) Qualifying Service-Connected Disability Defined.--In this      
  section, the term `qualifying service-connected disability' means a     
  service-connected disability that--                                     
       ``(1) was incurred or aggravated in the performance of duty as a    
   member of a uniformed service, as determined by the Secretary concerned;
   and                                                                     
     ``(2) is rated as not less than 70 percent disabling--                

       ``(A) by the Secretary concerned as of the date on which the member 
   is retired from the uniformed services; or                              
       ``(B) by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs within four years        
   following the date on which the member is retired from the uniformed    
   services.                                                               
     ``(e) Status of Payments.--Payments under this section are not       
  retired pay.                                                            
     ``(f) Source of Funds.--Payments under this section for any fiscal   
  year shall be paid out of funds appropriated for pay and allowances     
  payable by the Secretary concerned for that fiscal year.                
    ``(g)  Other Definitions.--In this section:                           

       ``(1) The term `service-connected' has the meaning give that term in
   section 101 of title 38.                                                
     ``(2) The term `disability rated as total' means--                    

       ``(A) a disability that is rated as total under the standard        
   schedule of rating disabilities in use by the Department of Veterans    
   Affairs; or                                                             
       ``(B) a disability for which the scheduled rating is less than total
   but for which a rating of total is assigned by reason of inability of   
   the disabled person concerned to secure or follow a substantially       
   gainful occupation as a result of service-connected disabilities.       
       ``(3) The term `retired pay' includes retainer pay, emergency       
   officers' retirement pay, and naval pension.''.                         
     (2) The table of sections at the beginning of such chapter is amended
  by adding at the end the following new item:                            

            ``1413. Special compensation for certain severely disabled        
      uniformed services retirees.''.                                         

     (b) Effective Date.--Section 1413 of title 10, United States Code, as
  added by subsection (a), shall take effect on October 1, 1999, and shall
  apply to months that begin on or after that date. No benefit may be paid
  to any person by reason of that section for any period before that date.

           Subtitle F--Eligibility to Participate in the Thrift Savings Plan       

          SEC. 661. PARTICIPATION IN THRIFT SAVINGS PLAN.                         

     (a) Participation Authority.--(1)(A) Chapter 3 of title 37, United   
  States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:             
          ``211. Participation in Thrift Savings Plan                             

    ``(a)  Definition.--In this section, the term `member' means--        

     ``(1) a member of the uniformed services serving on active duty; and  

     ``(2) a member of the Ready Reserve in any pay status.                

     ``(b) Authority.--Any member may participate in the Thrift Savings   
  Plan in accordance with section 8440e of title 5.                       
     ``(c) Rule of Construction Regarding Separation.--For purposes of    
  subchapters III and VII of chapter 84 of title 5, each of the following 
  actions shall, in the case of a member participating in the Thrift      
  Savings Plan in accordance with section 8440e of such title, be         
  considered a separation from Government employment:                     
       ``(1) Release of the member from active duty, not followed, before  
   the end of the 31-day period beginning on the day following the         
   effective date of the release, by--                                     
     ``(A) a resumption of active duty; or                                 

       ``(B) an appointment to a position covered by chapter 83 or 84 of   
   title 5 or an equivalent retirement system, as identified by the        
   Executive Director (appointed by the Federal Retirement Thrift          
   Investment Board) in regulations.                                       
       ``(2) Transfer of the member to inactive status, or to a retired    
   list pursuant to any provision of title 10.''.                          
     (B) The table of sections at the beginning of such chapter is amended
  by adding at the end the following:                                     

      ``211. Participation in Thrift Savings Plan.''.                         


     (2)(A) Subchapter III of chapter 84 of title 5, United States Code,  
  is amended by adding at the end the following:                          
          ``8440e. Members of the uniformed services                              

    ``(a) For purposes of this section--                                  

       ``(1) the term `member' has the meaning given such term by section  
   211 of title 37; and                                                    
       ``(2) the term `basic pay' means basic pay payable under section 204
   of title 37.                                                            
     ``(b)(1) Any member eligible to participate in the Thrift Savings    
  Plan by virtue of section 211(b) of title 37 may contribute to the      
  Thrift Savings Fund.                                                    
     ``(2)(A) Except as provided in subparagraph (B), an election to      
  contribute to the Thrift Savings Fund under this section may be made    
  only during a period provided under section 8432(b), subject to the same
  conditions as prescribed under paragraph (2)(A) (D) thereof.            
     ``(B)(i) Notwithstanding subparagraph (A), any individual who is a   
  member as of the effective date described in paragraph (1) of section   
  663(a) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2000   
  (or, if applicable, paragraph (2) thereof) may make the first such      
  election during the 60 day period beginning on such effective date.     
     ``(ii) An election made under this subparagraph shall take effect on 
  the first day of the first applicable pay period beginning after the    
  close of the 60 day period referred to in clause (i).                   
     ``(c) Except as otherwise provided in this section, the provisions of
  this subchapter and subchapter VII shall apply with respect to members  
  making contributions to the Thrift Savings Fund, and such members shall,
  for purposes of this subchapter and subchapter VII, be considered       
  employees within the meaning of section 8401(11).                       
     ``(d)(1)(A) The amount contributed by a member described in section  
  211(a)(1) of title 37 for any pay period out of basic pay may not exceed
  5 percent of such member's basic pay for such pay period.               
     ``(B) The amount contributed by a member described in section        
  211(a)(2) of title 37 for any pay period out of any compensation        
  received under section 206 of title 37 may not exceed 5 percent of such 
  compensation, payable to such member for such pay period.               
     ``(2) A member making contributions to the Thrift Savings Fund out of
  basic pay, or out of compensation under section 206 of title 37, may    
  also contribute (by direct transfer to the Fund) any part of any special
  or incentive pay that such member receives under chapter 5 of title 37. 
     ``(3) Nothing in this section or section 211 of title 37 shall be    
  considered to waive any dollar limitation under the Internal Revenue    
  Code of 1986 which otherwise applies with respect to the Thrift Savings 
  Fund.                                                                   
     ``(e) Except as provided in section 211(d) of title 37, no           
  contribution under section 8432(c) of this title may be made for the    
  benefit of a member making contributions to the Thrift Savings Fund     
  under this section.''.                                                  
     (B) The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 84 of title 5, 
  United States Code, is amended by adding after the item relating to     
  section 8440d the following:                                            

      ``8440e. Members of the uniformed services.''.                          


     (3)(A) Section 8432b(b)(2)(B) of title 5, United States Code, is     
  amended by inserting ``or 8440e'' after ``section 8432(a)''.            
     (B)(i) Section 8351(b) of title 5, United States Code, is amended by 
  redesignating paragraph (11) as paragraph (8).                          
     (ii) Subparagraph (A) of section 8351(b)(8) of such title 5 (as so   
  redesignated by clause (i)) is amended by striking the semicolon and    
  inserting the following: ``, except that the reference in section       
  8432b(b)(2)(B) to employee contributions under section 8432(a) shall be 
  considered a reference to employee contributions under this subchapter  
  and section 8440e;''.                                                   
     (C) Subsection (c) of section 8432b of such title 5 is amended by    
  redesignating paragraphs (1) and (2) as subparagraphs (A) and (B),      
  respectively, by striking ``(c)'' and inserting ``(c)(1)'', and by      
  adding at the end the following:                                        
     ``(2) An employee to whom this section applies is entitled to have   
  contributed to the Thrift Savings Fund on such employee's behalf an     
  amount equal to--                                                       
       ``(A) the total contributions to which that individual would have   
   been entitled under section 8432(c)(2), based on the amounts contributed
   by such individual under section 8440e (other than under subsection     
   (d)(2) thereof) with respect to the period referred to in subsection    
   (b)(2)(B), if those amounts had been contributed by such individual     
   under section 8432(a); reduced by                                       
       ``(B) any contributions actually made on such employee's behalf     
   under section 8432(c)(2) (including pursuant to an agreement under      
   section 211(d) of title 37) with respect to the period referred to in   
   subsection (b)(2)(B).''.                                                
     (4) Subsections (g)(1) and (h)(3) of section 8433 of title 5, United 
  States Code, are each amended by striking ``under section 8432(a) of    
  this title''.                                                           
    (5) Section 8439(a) of title 5, United States Code, is amended--      

       (A) in paragraph (1), by striking ``under section 8432(c)(1) of this
   title'' and ``under section 8351 of this title'';                       
       (B) in paragraph (2)(A)(i), by striking all after ``individual'' and
   inserting a semicolon; and                                              
       (C) in paragraph (2)(A)(ii), by striking all after ``individual''   
   and inserting ``; and''.                                                
    (6) Section 8473 of title 5, United States Code, is amended--         

       (A) in subsection (a), by striking ``14 members'' and inserting ``15
   members''; and                                                          
     (B) in subsection (b)--                                               

     (i) by striking ``14 members'' and inserting ``15 members'';          

     (ii) by striking ``and'' at the end of paragraph (8);                 

       (iii) by striking the period at the end of paragraph (9) and        
   inserting ``; and''; and                                                
     (iv) by adding at the end the following:                              

       ``(10) 1 shall be appointed to represent participants (under section
   8440e) who are members of the uniformed services.''.                    
     (b) Regulations.--Not later than the date on which qualifying        
  offsetting legislation (as defined in section 663(b)) is enacted or 180 
  days after the date of the enactment of this Act, whichever is later,   
  the Executive Director (appointed by the Federal Retirement Thrift      
  Investment Board) shall issue regulations to implement the amendments   
  made by this subtitle.                                                  
          SEC. 662. SPECIAL RETENTION INITIATIVE.                                 

     Section 211 of title 37, United States Code, as added by section 661,
  is amended by adding at the end the following:                          
     ``(d) Agency Contributions for Retention in Critical                 
  Specialties.--(1) The Secretary concerned may enter into an agreement   
  with a member to make contributions to the Thrift Savings Fund for the  
  benefit of the member if the member--                                   
       ``(A) is in a specialty designated by the Secretary as critical to  
   meet requirements (whether such specialty is designated as critical to  
   meet wartime or peacetime requirements); and                            
       ``(B) commits in such agreement to continue to serve on active duty 
   in that specialty for a period of 6 years.                              
     ``(2) Under any agreement entered into with a member under paragraph 
  (1), the Secretary shall make contributions to the Fund for the benefit 
  of the member for each pay period of the 6-year period of the agreement 
  for which the member makes a contribution to the Fund under section     
  8440e of title 5 (other than under subsection (d)(2) thereof). Paragraph
  (2) of section 8432(c) of title 5 applies to the Secretary's obligation 
  to make contributions under this paragraph, except that the reference in
  such paragraph (2) to contributions under paragraph (1) of such section 
  8432(c) does not apply.''.                                              
          SEC. 663. EFFECTIVE DATE.                                               

     (a) Applicability.--(1) Except as provided in paragraph (2), the     
  authority of members to participate in the Thrift Savings Plan under    
  section 211 of title 37, United States Code (as amended by this         
  subtitle) shall take effect on the date on which qualifying offsetting  
  legislation (as defined in subsection (b)) is enacted or 1 year after   
  the date of the enactment of this Act, whichever is later. As used in   
  the preceding sentence, the term ``member'' has the meaning given such  
  term by section 211 of such title 37 (as so amended).                   
     (2)(A) The Secretary of Defense may postpone the authority of members
  of the Ready Reserve to so participate in the Thrift Savings Plan until 
  180 days after the date that would otherwise apply under paragraph (1)  
  if the Secretary, after consultation with the Executive Director        
  (appointed by the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board),          
  determines that permitting such members to participate in the Thrift    
  Savings Plan beginning on the date that would otherwise apply under     
  paragraph (1) would place an excessive burden on the administrative     
  capacity of the Board to accommodate participants in the Thrift Savings 
  Plan.                                                                   
     (B) The Secretary shall notify the congressional defense committees, 
  the Committee on Government Reform of the House of Representatives, and 
  the Committee on Governmental Affairs of the Senate of any determination
  made under subparagraph (A).                                            
     (b) Effectiveness Contingent on Offsetting Legislation.--(1) The     
  amendments made by this subtitle shall be effective only if--           
       (A) the President, in the budget of the President for fiscal year   
   2001, proposes legislation which, if enacted, would be qualifying       
   offsetting legislation; and                                             
       (B) there is enacted during the second session of the 106th Congress
   qualifying offsetting legislation.                                      
    The preceding sentence shall not apply with respect to the amendment  
  made by section 661(a)(3)(B)(i).                                        
    (2) For purposes of this subtitle:                                    

       (A) The term ``qualifying offsetting legislation'' means legislation
   (other than an appropriations Act) that includes provisions that--      
       (i) offset fully the decreased revenues for each of fiscal years    
   2000 through 2009 to be made by reason of the amendments made by this   
   subtitle;                                                               
       (ii) expressly state that they are enacted for the purpose of the   
   offset described in clause (i); and                                     
     (iii) are included in full on the PayGo scorecard.                    

       (B) The term ``PayGo scorecard'' means the estimates that are made  
   with respect to fiscal years through fiscal year 2009 by the Director of
   the Congressional Budget Office and the Director of the Office of       
   Management and Budget under section 252(d) of the Balanced Budget and   
   Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985.                                  

           Subtitle G--Other Matters                                               

          SEC. 671. PAYMENT FOR UNUSED LEAVE IN CONJUNCTION WITH A REENLISTMENT.  

    Section 501 of title 37, United States Code, is amended--             

       (1) in subsection (a)(1), by inserting ``, termination of an        
   enlistment in conjunction with the commencement of a successive         
   enlistment (without regard to the date of the expiration of the term of 
   the enlistment being terminated),'' after ``honorable conditions''; and 
       (2) in subsection (b)(2), by striking ``, or entering into an       
   enlistment,''.                                                          

                    SEC. 672. CLARIFICATION OF PER DIEM ELIGIBILITY FOR MILITARY  
          TECHNICIANS (DUAL STATUS) SERVING ON ACTIVE DUTY WITHOUT PAY OUTSIDE THE
          UNITED STATES.                                                          
     (a) Authority To Provide Per Diem Allowance.--Section 1002(b) of     
  title 37, United States Code, is amended--                              
     (1) by inserting ``(1)'' after ``(b)''; and                           

     (2) by adding at the end the following new paragraph:                 

     ``(2) If a military technician (dual status), as described in section
  10216 of title 10, is performing active duty without pay while on leave 
  from technician employment, as authorized by section 6323(d) of title 5,
  the Secretary concerned may authorize the payment of a per diem         
  allowance to the military technician in lieu of commutation for         
  subsistence and quarters under paragraph (1).''.                        
     (b) Types of Overseas Operations.--Section 6323(d)(1) of title 5,    
  United States Code, is amended by striking ``noncombat''.               
     (c) Effective Date.--The amendment made by subsection (a) shall be   
  effective as of February 10, 1996, as if included in section 1039 of the
  National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1996 (Public Law 104 
  106; 110 Stat. 432).                                                    

                    SEC. 673. ANNUAL REPORT ON EFFECTS OF INITIATIVES ON          
          RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION.                                              
     (a) Report Required.--(1) Chapter 19 of title 37, United States Code,
  is amended by adding at the end the following new section:              

                    ``1015. Annual report on effects of recruitment and retention 
          initiatives                                                             
     ``Not later than December 1 of each year, the Secretary of Defense   
  shall submit to Congress a report that sets forth the Secretary's       
  assessment of the effects that the improvements to compensation and     
  other personnel benefits made by title VI of the National Defense       
  Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2000 are having on the recruitment of 
  persons to join the armed forces and the retention of members of the    
  armed forces.''.                                                        

     (2) The table of sections at the beginning of such chapter is amended
  by adding at the end the following new item:                            

            ``1015. Annual report on effects of recruitment and retention     
      initiatives.''.                                                         

     (b) First Report.--The first report under section 1015 of title 37,  
  United States Code, as added by subsection (a), shall be submitted not  
  later than December 1, 2000.                                            

          SEC. 674. OVERSEAS SPECIAL SUPPLEMENTAL FOOD PROGRAM.                   

     (a) Program and Benefits.--Subsection (a) of section 1060a of title  
  10, United States Code, is amended by striking `` Authority.--The       
  Secretary of Defense may carry out a program to provide special         
  supplemental food benefits'' and inserting `` Program Required.--The    
  Secretary of Defense shall carry out a program to provide supplemental  
  foods and nutrition education''.                                        
     (b) Funding Source.--Subsection (b) of such section is amended to    
  read as follows:                                                        
     ``(b) Funding Mechanism.--The Secretary of Defense shall use funds   
  available for the Department of Defense to carry out the program under  
  subsection (a).''.                                                      
     (c) Program Administration.--Subsection (c) of such section is       
  amended--                                                               
       (1) in paragraph (1)(A), by adding at the end the following new     
   sentence: ``In determining eligibility for benefits, a person already   
   certified for participation in the special supplemental nutrition       
   program for women, infants, and children under such section 17 shall be 
   considered eligible for the duration of the certification period under  
   that special supplemental nutrition program.'';                         
     (2) by striking paragraph (1)(B) and inserting the following:         

     ``(B) In determining eligibility for families of individuals         
  participating in the program under this section, the Secretary of       
  Defense shall, to the extent practicable, use the criterion described in
  subparagraph (A), including nutritional risk standards. The Secretary   
  shall also consider the value of housing in kind provided to the        
  individual when determining program eligibility.'';                     
       (3) in paragraph (2), by adding before the period at the end the    
   following: ``, particularly with respect to nutrition education''; and  
     (4) by adding at the end the following new paragraph:                 

     ``(3) The Secretary of Agriculture shall provide technical assistance
  to the Secretary of Defense, if so requested by the Secretary of        
  Defense, for the purpose of carrying out the program under subsection   
  (a).''.                                                                 
     (d) Definitions.--Subsection (f) of such section is amended by adding
  at the end the following new paragraph:                                 
       ``(4) The terms `nutrition education' and `supplemental foods' have 
   the meanings given the terms in section 17(b) of the Child Nutrition Act
   of 1966 (42 U.S.C. 1786(b)).''.                                         
     (e) Conforming Amendment.--Section 17 of the Child Nutrition Act of  
  1966 (42 U.S.C. 1786) is amended by adding at the end the following new 
  subsection:                                                             
     ``(q) The Secretary of Agriculture shall provide technical assistance
  to the Secretary of Defense, if so requested by the Secretary of        
  Defense, for the purpose of carrying out the overseas special           
  supplemental food program established under section 1060a(a) of title   
  10, United States Code.''.                                              

                    SEC. 675. TUITION ASSISTANCE FOR MEMBERS DEPLOYED IN A        
          CONTINGENCY OPERATION.                                                  
    Section 2007(a) of title 10, United States Code, is amended--         

     (1) in paragraph (2), by striking ``and'';                            

       (2) in paragraph (3), by striking the period at the end and         
   inserting ``; and''; and                                                
     (3) by adding at the end the following new paragraph:                 

       ``(4) in the case of a member serving in a contingency operation or 
   similar operational mission (other than for training) designated by the 
   Secretary concerned, all of the charges may be paid.''.                 

                    SEC. 676. ADMINISTRATION OF SELECTED RESERVE EDUCATION LOAN   
          REPAYMENT PROGRAM FOR COAST GUARD RESERVE.                              
     Section 16301 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by adding  
  at the end the following new subsection:                                
     ``(g) The Secretary of Transportation may repay loans described in   
  subsection (a)(1) and otherwise administer this section in the case of  
  members of the Selected Reserve of the Coast Guard Reserve when the     
  Coast Guard is not operating as a service in the Navy.''.               

                    SEC. 677. SENSE OF CONGRESS REGARDING TREATMENT UNDER INTERNAL
          REVENUE CODE OF MEMBERS RECEIVING HOSTILE FIRE OR IMMINENT DANGER       
          SPECIAL PAY DURING CONTINGENCY OPERATIONS.                              
     It is the sense of Congress that a member of the Armed Forces who is 
  receiving special pay under section 310 of title 37, United States Code,
  while assigned to duty in support of a contingency operation should be  
  treated under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 in the same manner as a 
  member of the Armed Forces serving in a combat zone (as defined in      
  section 112 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986).                      

           TITLE VII--HEALTH CARE PROVISIONS                                       


                              SUBTITLE A--HEALTH CARE SERVICES                    

      Sec. 701. Pharmacy benefits program.                                    

      Sec. 702. Provision of chiropractic health care.                        

            Sec. 703. Provision of domiciliary and custodial care for certain 
      CHAMPUS beneficiaries.                                                  
      Sec. 704. Enhancement of dental benefits for retirees.                  

            Sec. 705. Medical and dental care for certain members incurring   
      injuries on inactive-duty training.                                     
            Sec. 706. Health care at former uniformed services treatment      
      facilities for active duty members stationed at certain remote          
      locations.                                                              
      Sec. 707. Open enrollment demonstration program.                        

                                 SUBTITLE B--TRICARE PROGRAM                      

            Sec. 711. Expansion and revision of authority for dental programs 
      for dependents and reserves.                                            
            Sec. 712. Improvement of access to health care under the TRICARE  
      program.                                                                
      Sec. 713. Improvements to claims processing under the TRICARE program.  

      Sec. 714. Authority to waive certain TRICARE deductibles.               

      Sec. 715. TRICARE beneficiary counseling and assistance coordinators.   

            Sec. 716. Improvement of TRICARE management; improvements to      
      third-party payer collection program.                                   
            Sec. 717. Comparative report on health care coverage under the    
      TRICARE program.                                                        
                                  SUBTITLE C--OTHER MATTERS                       

            Sec. 721. Forensic pathology investigations by Armed Forces       
      Medical Examiner.                                                       
      Sec. 722. Best value contracting.                                       

      Sec. 723. Health care quality information and technology enhancement.   

            Sec. 724. Joint telemedicine and telepharmacy demonstration       
      projects by the Department of Defense and Department of Veterans        
      Affairs.                                                                
      Sec. 725. Program-year stability in health care benefits.               

      Sec. 726. Study on joint operations for the Defense Health Program.     

      Sec. 727. Trauma training center.                                       

            Sec. 728. Sense of Congress regarding automatic enrollment of     
      medicare-eligible beneficiaries in the TRICARE Senior Prime             
      demonstration project.                                                  

           Subtitle A--Health Care Services                                        

          SEC. 701. PHARMACY BENEFITS PROGRAM.                                    

     (a) In General.--(1) Chapter 55 of title 10, United States Code, is  
  amended by inserting after section 1074f the following new section:     

          ``1074g. Pharmacy benefits program                                      

     ``(a) Pharmacy Benefits.--(1) The Secretary of Defense, after        
  consulting with the other administering Secretaries, shall establish an 
  effective, efficient, integrated pharmacy benefits program under this   
  chapter (hereinafter in this section referred to as the `pharmacy       
  benefits program').                                                     
     ``(2)(A) The pharmacy benefits program shall include a uniform       
  formulary of pharmaceutical agents, which shall assure the availability 
  of pharmaceutical agents in the complete range of therapeutic classes.  
  The selection for inclusion on the uniform formulary of particular      
  pharmaceutical agents in each therapeutic class shall be based on the   
  relative clinical and cost effectiveness of the agents in such class.   
     ``(B) In considering the relative clinical effectiveness of agents   
  under subparagraph (A), the Secretary shall presume inclusion in a      
  therapeutic class of a pharmaceutical agent, unless the Pharmacy and    
  Therapeutics Committee established under subsection (b) finds that a    
  pharmaceutical agent does not have a significant, clinically meaningful 
  therapeutic advantage in terms of safety, effectiveness, or clinical    
  outcome over the other drugs included on the uniform formulary.         
     ``(C) In considering the relative cost effectiveness of agents under 
  subparagraph (A), the Secretary shall rely on the evaluation by the     
  Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee of the costs of agents in a         
  therapeutic class in relation to the safety, effectiveness, and clinical
  outcomes of such agents.                                                
     ``(D) The Secretary shall establish procedures for the selection of  
  particular pharmaceutical agents for the uniform formulary. Such        
  procedures shall be established so as best to accomplish, in the        
  judgment of the Secretary, the objectives set forth in paragraph (1). No
  pharmaceutical agent may be excluded from the uniform formulary except  
  upon the recommendation of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee. The 
  Secretary shall begin to implement the uniform formulary not later than 
  October 1, 2000.                                                        
     ``(E) Pharmaceutical agents included on the uniform formulary shall  
  be available to eligible covered beneficiaries through--                
       ``(i) facilities of the uniformed services, consistent with the     
   scope of health care services offered in such facilities;               
       ``(ii) retail pharmacies designated or eligible under the TRICARE   
   program or the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed     
   Services to provide pharmaceutical agents to covered beneficiaries; or  
     ``(iii) the national mail-order pharmacy program.                     

     ``(3) The pharmacy benefits program shall assure the availability of 
  clinically appropriate pharmaceutical agents to members of the armed    
  forces, including, where appropriate, agents not included on the uniform
  formulary described in paragraph (2).                                   
     ``(4) The pharmacy benefits program may provide that prior           
  authorization be required for certain pharmaceutical agents to assure   
  that the use of such agents is clinically appropriate.                  
     ``(5) The pharmacy benefits program shall assure the availability to 
  eligible covered beneficiaries of pharmaceutical agents not included on 
  the uniform formulary. Such pharmaceutical agents shall be available    
  through at least one of the means described in paragraph (2)(E) under   
  terms and conditions that may include cost sharing by the eligible      
  covered beneficiary in addition to any such cost sharing applicable to  
  agents on the uniform formulary.                                        
     ``(6) The Secretary, as part of the regulations established under    
  subsection (g), may establish cost sharing requirements (which may be   
  established as a percentage or fixed dollar amount) under the pharmacy  
  benefits program for generic, formulary, and nonformulary agents. For   
  nonformulary agents, cost sharing shall be consistent with common       
  industry practice and not in excess of amounts generally comparable to  
  20 percent for beneficiaries covered by section 1079 of this title or 25
  percent for beneficiaries covered by section 1086 of this title.        
     ``(7) The Secretary shall establish procedures for eligible covered  
  beneficiaries to receive pharmaceutical agents not included on the      
  uniform formulary, but, considered to be clinically necessary. Such     
  procedures shall include peer review procedures under which the         
  Secretary may determine that there is a clinical justification for the  
  use of a pharmaceutical agent that is not on the uniform formulary, in  
  which case the pharmaceutical agent shall be provided under the same    
  terms and conditions as an agent on the uniform formulary. Such         
  procedures shall also include an expeditious appeals process for an     
  eligible covered beneficiary, or a network or uniformed provider on     
  behalf of the beneficiary, to establish clinical justification for the  
  use of a pharmaceutical agent that is not on the uniform formulary.     
     ``(8) In carrying out this subsection, the Secretary shall ensure    
  that an eligible covered beneficiary may continue to receive coverage   
  for any maintenance pharmaceutical that is not on the uniform formulary 
  and that was prescribed for the beneficiary before the date of the      
  enactment of this section and stabilized the medical condition of the   
  beneficiary.                                                            
     ``(b) Establishment of Committee.--(1) The Secretary of Defense      
  shall, in consultation with the Secretaries of the military departments,
  establish a Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee for the purpose of      
  developing the uniform formulary of pharmaceutical agents required by   
  subsection (a), reviewing such formulary on a periodic basis, and making
  additional recommendations regarding the formulary as the committee     
  determines necessary and appropriate. The committee shall include       
  representatives of pharmacies of the uniformed services facilities,     
  contractors responsible for the TRICARE retail pharmacy program,        
  contractors responsible for the national mail-order pharmacy program,   
  providers in facilities of the uniformed services, and TRICARE network  
  providers. Committee members shall have expertise in treating the       
  medical needs of the populations served through such entities and in the
  range of pharmaceutical and biological medicines available for treating 
  such populations. The committee shall function under procedures         
  established by the Secretary under the regulations required by          
  subsection (g).                                                         
     ``(2) Not later than 90 days after the establishment of the Pharmacy 
  and Therapeutics Committee by the Secretary, the committee shall convene
  to design a proposed uniform formulary for submission to the Secretary. 
  After such 90-day period, the committee shall meet at least quarterly   
  and shall, during meetings, consider for inclusion on the uniform       
  formulary under the standards established in subsection (a) any drugs   
  newly approved by the Food and Drug Administration.                     
     ``(c) Advisory Panel.--(1) Concurrent with the establishment of the  
  Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee under subsection (b), the Secretary 
  shall establish a Uniform Formulary Beneficiary Advisory Panel to review
  and comment on the development of the uniform formulary. The Secretary  
  shall consider the comments of the panel before implementing the uniform
  formulary or implementing changes to the uniform formulary.             
     ``(2) The Secretary shall determine the size and membership of the   
  panel established under paragraph (1), which shall include members that 
  represent nongovernmental organizations and associations that represent 
  the views and interests of a large number of eligible covered           
  beneficiaries.                                                          
     ``(d) Procedures.--(1) In the operation of the pharmacy benefits     
  program under subsection (a), the Secretary of Defense shall assure     
  through management and new contractual arrangements that financial      
  resources are aligned such that the cost of prescriptions is borne by   
  the organization that is financially responsible for the health care of 
  the eligible covered beneficiary.                                       
     ``(2) Not later than 6 months after the date of the enactment of this
  section, the Secretary shall utilize a modification to the bid price    
  adjustment methodology in the current managed care support contracts to 
  ensure equitable and timely reimbursement to the TRICARE managed care   
  support contractors for pharmaceutical products delivered in the        
  nonmilitary environments. The methodology shall take into account the   
  ``at-risk'' nature of the contracts as well as managed care support     
  contractor pharmacy costs attributable to changes to pharmacy service or
  formulary management at military medical treatment facilities, and other
  military activities and policies that affect costs of pharmacy benefits 
  provided through the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the         
  Uniformed Services. The methodology shall also account for military     
  treatment facility costs attributable to the delivery of pharmaceutical 
  products in the military facility environment which were prescribed by a
  network provider.                                                       
     ``(e) Pharmacy Data Transaction Service.--Not later than April 1,    
  2000, the Secretary of Defense shall implement the use of the Pharmacy  
  Data Transaction Service in all fixed facilities of the uniformed       
  services under the jurisdiction of the Secretary, the TRICARE retail    
  pharmacy program, and the national mail-order pharmacy program.         
    ``(f)  Definitions.--As used in this section--                        

       ``(1) the term `eligible covered beneficiary' means a covered       
   beneficiary for whom eligibility to receive pharmacy benefits through   
   the means described in subsection (a)(2)(E) is established under this   
   chapter or another provision of law; and                                
       ``(2) the term `pharmaceutical agent' means drugs, biological       
   products, and medical devices under the regulatory authority of the Food
   and Drug Administration.                                                
     ``(g) Regulations.--The Secretary of Defense shall, after            
  consultation with the other administering Secretaries, promulgate       
  regulations to carry out this section.''.                               
     (2) The table of sections at the beginning of such chapter is amended
  by inserting after the item relating to section 1074f the following new 
  item:                                                                   

      ``1074g. Pharmacy benefits program.''.                                  


     (b) Deadline for Establishment of Committee.--Not later than 30 days 
  after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall        
  establish the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee required by section   
  1074g(b) of title 10, United States Code.                               
     (c) Reports Required.--Not later than April 1 and October 1 of fiscal
  years 2000 and 2001, the Secretary of Defense shall submit to Congress a
  report on--                                                             
       (1) implementation of the uniform formulary required under          
   subsection (a) of section 1074g of title 10, United States Code (as     
   added by subsection (a));                                               
       (2) the results of a confidential survey conducted by the Secretary 
   of prescribers for military medical treatment facilities and TRICARE    
   contractors to determine--                                              
       (A) during the most recent fiscal year, how often prescribers       
   attempted to prescribe non-formulary or non-preferred prescription      
   drugs, how often such prescribers were able to do so, and whether       
   covered beneficiaries were able to fill such prescriptions without undue
   delay;                                                                  
       (B) the understanding by prescribers of the reasons that military   
   medical treatment facilities or civilian contractors preferred certain  
   pharmaceuticals to others; and                                          
       (C) the impact of any restrictions on access to non-formulary       
   prescriptions on the clinical decisions of the prescribers and the      
   aggregate cost, quality, and accessibility of health care provided to   
   covered beneficiaries;                                                  
       (3) the operation of the Pharmacy Data Transaction Service required 
   by subsection (e) of such section 1074g; and                            
       (4) any other actions taken by the Secretary to improve management  
   of the pharmacy benefits program under such section.                    
     (d) Study for Design of Pharmacy Benefit for Certain Covered         
  Beneficiaries.--(1) Not later than April 15, 2001, the Secretary of     
  Defense shall prepare and submit to Congress--                          
       (A) a study on a design for a comprehensive pharmacy benefit for    
   covered beneficiaries under chapter 55 of title 10, United States Code, 
   who are entitled to benefits under part A, and enrolled under part B, of
   title XVIII of the Social Security Act; and                             
       (B) an estimate of the costs of implementing and operating such     
   design.                                                                 
     (2) The design described in paragraph (1)(A) shall incorporate the   
  elements of the pharmacy benefits program required to be established    
  under section 1074g of title 10, United States Code (as added by        
  subsection (a)).                                                        

          SEC. 702. PROVISION OF CHIROPRACTIC HEALTH CARE.                        

     (a) In General.--Section 731 of the National Defense Authorization   
  Act for Fiscal Year 1995 (Public Law 103 337; 10 U.S.C. 1092 note) is   
  amended--                                                               
     (1) in the heading, by striking ``DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM'';            

       (2) in subsection (a), by adding at the end the following new       
   paragraph:                                                              
     ``(4) During fiscal year 2000, the Secretary shall continue to       
  furnish the same chiropractic care in the military medical treatment    
  facilities designated pursuant to paragraph (2)(A) as the chiropractic  
  care furnished during the demonstration program.'';                     
     (3) in subsection (c)--                                               

       (A) in paragraph (3), by striking ``Committee on Armed Services of  
   the Senate and the Committee on National Security of the House of       
   Representatives'' and inserting ``Committees on Armed Services of the   
   Senate and the House of Representatives''; and                          
       (B) in paragraph (5), by striking ``May 1, 2000'' and inserting     
   ``January 31, 2000'';                                                   
     (4) in subsection (d)--                                               

     (A) in paragraph (3)--                                                

       (i) by striking ``; and'' at the end of subparagraph (C) and        
   inserting a semicolon;                                                  
       (ii) by striking the period at the end of subparagraph (D) and      
   inserting ``; and''; and                                                
     (iii) by adding at the end the following new subparagraph:            

       ``(E) if the Secretary submits an implementation plan pursuant to   
   subsection (e), the preparation of such plan.''; and                    
     (B) by adding at the end the following new paragraph:                 

    ``(5) The Secretary shall--                                           

     ``(A) make full use of the oversight advisory committee in preparing--

       ``(i) the final report on the demonstration program conducted under 
   this section; and                                                       
     ``(ii) the implementation plan described in subsection (e); and       

       ``(B) provide opportunities for members of the committee to provide 
   views as part of such final report and plan.'';                         
    (5) by redesignating subsection (e) as subsection (f); and            

    (6) by inserting after subsection (d) the following new subsection:   

     ``(e) Implementation Plan.--If the Secretary of Defense recommends in
  the final report submitted under subsection (c) that chiropractic health
  care services should be offered in medical care facilities of the Armed 
  Forces or as a health care service covered under the TRICARE program,   
  the Secretary shall, not later than March 31, 2000, submit to the       
  Committees on Armed Services of the House of Representatives and the    
  Senate an implementation plan for the full integration of chiropractic  
  health care services into the military health care system of the        
  Department of Defense, including the TRICARE program. Such              
  implementation plan shall include--                                     
       ``(1) a detailed analysis of the projected costs of fully           
   integrating chiropractic health care services into the military health  
   care system;                                                            
       ``(2) the proposed scope of practice for chiropractors who would    
   provide services to covered beneficiaries under chapter 55 of title 10, 
   United States Code;                                                     
       ``(3) the proposed military medical treatment facilities at which   
   such services would be provided;                                        
       ``(4) the military readiness requirements for chiropractors who     
   would provide services to such covered beneficiaries; and               
       ``(5) any other relevant factors that the Secretary considers       
   appropriate.''.                                                         
     (b) Conforming Amendment.--The item relating to section 731 in the   
  table of contents at the beginning of such Act is amended to read as    
  follows:                                                                

      ``731. Chiropractic health care.''.                                     


                    SEC. 703. PROVISION OF DOMICILIARY AND CUSTODIAL CARE FOR     
          CERTAIN CHAMPUS BENEFICIARIES.                                          
     (a) Continuation of Care.--(1) The Secretary of Defense may, in any  
  case in which the Secretary makes the determination described in        
  paragraph (2), continue to provide payment under the Civilian Health and
  Medical Program of the Uniformed Services (as defined in section 1072 of
  title 10, United States Code), for domiciliary or custodial care        
  services provided to an eligible beneficiary that would otherwise be    
  excluded from coverage under regulations implementing section 1077(b)(1)
  of such title.                                                          
     (2) A determination under this paragraph is a determination that     
  discontinuation of payment for domiciliary or custodial care services or
  transition to provision of care under the individual case management    
  program authorized by section 1079(a)(17) of such title would be--      
     (A) inadequate to meet the needs of the eligible beneficiary; and     

     (B) unjust to such beneficiary.                                       

     (3) As used in this section, the term ``eligible beneficiary'' means 
  a covered beneficiary (as that term is defined in section 1072 of title 
  10, United States Code) who, before the effective date of final         
  regulations to implement the individual case management program         
  authorized by section 1079(a)(17) of such title, were provided          
  domiciliary or custodial care services for which the Secretary provided 
  payment.                                                                
     (b) Prohibition on Establishment of Limited Transition Period.--The  
  Secretary of Defense shall not place a time limit on the period during  
  which the custodial care exclusions of the Department of Defense may be 
  waived as part of the case management program of the Department.        
     (c) Survey of Case Management and Custodial Care Policies.--The      
  Secretary of Defense shall conduct a survey of federally funded and     
  State funded programs for the medical care and management of persons    
  whose care is considered to be custodial in nature. The survey shall    
  examine, but shall not be limited to--                                  
       (1) a comparison of the case management program of the Department of
   Defense with similar Federal and State programs; and                    
       (2) a comparison between the case management program of the         
   Department of Defense and the case management and custodial care        
   coverage offered by at least 10 of the most subscribed private health   
   insurance plans in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (at    
   least 5 of which shall be managed care organizations), as determined in 
   consultation with the Office of Personnel Management.                   
     (d) Report on Survey of Case Management and Custodial Care           
  Policies.--Not later than March 31, 2000, the Secretary shall submit a  
  report on the survey required by subsection (c) to Congress. The        
  Secretary shall include in the report any recommendations for           
  legislative changes that the Secretary determines necessary to          
  facilitate the case management of the Department of Defense, and a plan 
  for any regulatory changes determined necessary by the Secretary. Such  
  plan shall include any regulatory provisions that the Secretary         
  determines necessary to address equitably the unique needs of the family
  members of active duty military personnel and to ensure the full        
  integration of the case management program of the Department of Defense 
  with other available family support services activities.                
          SEC. 704. ENHANCEMENT OF DENTAL BENEFITS FOR RETIREES.                  

     Subsection (d) of section 1076c of title 10, United States Code, is  
  amended to read as follows:                                             
     ``(d) Benefits Available Under the Plan.--The dental insurance plan  
  established under subsection (a) shall provide benefits for dental care 
  and treatment which may be comparable to the benefits authorized under  
  section 1076a of this title for plans established under that section and
  shall include diagnostic services, preventative services, endodontics   
  and other basic restorative services, surgical services, and emergency  
  services.''.                                                            
                    SEC. 705. MEDICAL AND DENTAL CARE FOR CERTAIN MEMBERS         
          INCURRING INJURIES ON INACTIVE-DUTY TRAINING.                           
     (a) Order to Active Duty Authorized.--(1) Chapter 1209 of title 10,  
  United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:      
          ``12322. Active duty for health care                                    

     ``A member of a uniformed service described in paragraph (1)(B) or   
  (2)(B) of section 1074a(a) of this title may be ordered to active duty, 
  and a member of a uniformed service described in paragraph (1)(A) or    
  (2)(A) of such section may be continued on active duty, for a period of 
  more than 30 days while the member is being treated for (or recovering  
  from) an injury, illness, or disease incurred or aggravated in the line 
  of duty as described in any of such paragraphs.''.                      
     (2) The table of sections at the beginning of such chapter is amended
  by adding at the end the following:                                     

      ``12322. Active duty for health care.''.                                


     (b) Medical and Dental Care for Members.--Subsection (e) of section  
  1074a of such title is amended to read as follows:                      
     ``(e)(1) A member of a uniformed service on active duty for health   
  care or recuperation reasons, as described in paragraph (2), is entitled
  to medical and dental care on the same basis and to the same extent as  
  members covered by section 1074(a) of this title while the member       
  remains on active duty.                                                 
     ``(2) Paragraph (1) applies to a member described in paragraph (1) or
  (2) of subsection (a) who, while being treated for (or recovering from) 
  an injury, illness, or disease incurred or aggravated in the line of    
  duty, is continued on active duty pursuant to a modification or         
  extension of orders, or is ordered to active duty, so as to result in   
  active duty for a period of more than 30 days.''.                       
     (c) Medical and Dental Care for Dependents.--Subparagraph (D) of     
  section 1076(a)(2) of such title is amended to read as follows:         
       ``(D) A member on active duty who is entitled to benefits under     
   subsection (e) of section 1074a of this title by reason of paragraph    
   (1), (2), or (3) of subsection (a) of such section.''.                  

                    SEC. 706. HEALTH CARE AT FORMER UNIFORMED SERVICES TREATMENT  
          FACILITIES FOR ACTIVE DUTY MEMBERS STATIONED AT CERTAIN REMOTE          
          LOCATIONS.                                                              
     (a) Authority.--Health care may be furnished by a designated provider
  pursuant to any contract entered into by the designated provider under  
  section 722(b) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year
  1997 (Public Law 104 201; 10 U.S.C. 1073 note) to eligible members who  
  reside within the service area of the designated provider.              
     (b) Eligibility.--A member of the Armed Forces is eligible for health
  care under subsection (a) if the member is a member described in section
  731(c) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1998   
  (Public Law 105 85; 111 Stat. 1811; 10 U.S.C. 1074 note).               
     (c) Applicable Policies.--In furnishing health care to an eligible   
  member under subsection (a), a designated provider shall adhere to the  
  Department of Defense policies applicable to the furnishing of care     
  under the TRICARE Prime Remote program, including coordinating with     
  uniformed services medical authorities for hospitalizations and all     
  referrals for specialty care.                                           
     (d) Reimbursement Rates.--The Secretary of Defense, in consultation  
  with the designated providers, shall prescribe reimbursement rates for  
  care furnished to eligible members under subsection (a). The rates      
  prescribed for health care may not exceed the amounts allowable under   
  the TRICARE Standard plan for the same care.                            
          SEC. 707. OPEN ENROLLMENT DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM.                        

     Section 724 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year
  1997 (Public Law 104 201; 10 U.S.C. 1073 note) is amended by adding at  
  the end the following:                                                  
     ``(g) Open Enrollment Demonstration Program.--(1) The Secretary of   
  Defense shall conduct a demonstration program under which covered       
  beneficiaries shall be permitted to enroll at any time in a managed care
  plan offered by a designated provider consistent with the enrollment    
  requirements for the TRICARE Prime option under the TRICARE program, but
  without regard to the limitation in subsection (b). The demonstration   
  program under this subsection shall cover designated providers, selected
  by the Secretary of Defense, and the service areas of the designated    
  providers.                                                              
     ``(2) The demonstration program carried out under this section shall 
  commence on October 1, 1999, and end on September 30, 2001.             
     ``(3) Not later than March 15, 2001, the Secretary of Defense shall  
  submit to the Committees on Armed Services of the Senate and the House  
  of Representatives a report on the demonstration program carried out    
  under this subsection. The report shall include, at a minimum, an       
  evaluation of the benefits of the open enrollment opportunity to covered
  beneficiaries and a recommendation on whether to authorize open         
  enrollments in the managed care plans of designated providers           
  permanently.''.                                                         
           Subtitle B--TRICARE Program                                             


                    SEC. 711. EXPANSION AND REVISION OF AUTHORITY FOR DENTAL      
          PROGRAMS FOR DEPENDENTS AND RESERVES.                                   
     (a) Authority.--Chapter 55 of title 10, United States Code, is       
  amended by striking sections 1076a and 1076b and inserting the          
  following:                                                              
          ``1076a. TRICARE dental program                                         

     ``(a) Establishment of Dental Plans.--The Secretary of Defense may   
  establish, and in the case of the dental plan described in paragraph (1)
  shall establish, the following voluntary enrollment dental plans:       
       ``(1) Plan for selected reserve and individual ready reserve.--A    
   dental insurance plan for members of the Selected Reserve of the Ready  
   Reserve and for members of the Individual Ready Reserve described in    
   subsection 10144(b) of this title.                                      
       ``(2) Plan for other reserves.--A dental insurance plan for members 
   of the Individual Ready Reserve not eligible to enroll in the plan      
   established under paragraph (1).                                        
       ``(3) Plan for active duty dependents.--Dental benefits plans for   
   eligible dependents of members of the uniformed services who are on     
   active duty for a period of more than 30 days.                          
       ``(4) Plan for ready reserve dependents.--A dental benefits plan for
   eligible dependents of members of the Ready Reserve of the reserve      
   components who are not on active duty for more than 30 days.            
     ``(b) Administration of Plans.--The plans established under this     
  section shall be administered under regulations prescribed by the       
  Secretary of Defense in consultation with the other administering       
  Secretaries.                                                            
     ``(c) Care Available Under Plans.--Dental plans established under    
  subsection (a) may provide for the following dental care:               
       ``(1) Diagnostic, oral examination, and preventive services and     
   palliative emergency care.                                              
       ``(2) Basic restorative services of amalgam and composite           
   restorations, stainless steel crowns for primary teeth, and dental      
   appliance repairs.                                                      
       ``(3) Orthodontic services, crowns, gold fillings, bridges, complete
   or partial dentures, and such other services as the Secretary of Defense
   considers to be appropriate.                                            
    ``(d)  Premiums.--                                                    

       ``(1) Premium Sharing Plans.--(A) The dental insurance plan         
   established under subsection (a)(1) and the dental benefits plans       
   established under subsection (a)(3) are premium sharing plans.          
       ``(B) Members enrolled in a premium sharing plan for themselves or  
   for their dependents shall be required to pay a share of the premium    
   charged for the benefits provided under the plan. The member's share of 
   the premium charge may not exceed $20 per month for the enrollment.     
       ``(C) Effective as of January 1 of each year, the amount of the     
   premium required under subparagraph (A) shall be increased by the       
   percent equal to the lesser of--                                        
       ``(i) the percent by which the rates of basic pay of members of the 
   uniformed services are increased on such date; or                       
       ``(ii) the sum of one-half percent and the percent computed under   
   section 5303(a) of title 5 for the increase in rates of basic pay for   
   statutory pay systems for pay periods beginning on or after such date.  
       ``(D) The Secretary of Defense may reduce the monthly premium       
   required to be paid under paragraph (1) in the case of enlisted members 
   in pay grade E 1, E 2, E 3, or E 4 if the Secretary determines that such
   a reduction is appropriate to assist such members to participate in a   
   dental plan referred to in subparagraph (A).                            
       ``(2) Full premium plans.--(A) The dental insurance plan established
   under subsection (a)(2) and the dental benefits plan established under  
   subsection (a)(4) are full premium plans.                               
       ``(B) Members enrolled in a full premium plan for themselves or for 
   their dependents shall be required to pay the entire premium charged for
   the benefits provided under the plan.                                   
       ``(3) Payment procedures.--A member's share of the premium for a    
   plan established under subsection (a) may be paid by deductions from the
   basic pay of the member and from compensation paid under section 206 of 
   title 37, as the case may be. The regulations prescribed under          
   subsection (b) shall specify the procedures for payment of the premiums 
   by enrollees who do not receive such pay.                               
     ``(e) Copayments Under Premium Sharing Plans.--A member or dependent 
  who receives dental care under a premium sharing plan referred to in    
  subsection (d)(1) shall--                                               
       ``(1) in the case of care described in subsection (c)(1), pay no    
   charge for the care;                                                    
       ``(2) in the case of care described in subsection (c)(2), pay 20    
   percent of the charges for the care; and                                
       ``(3) in the case of care described in subsection (c)(3), pay a     
   percentage of the charges for the care that is determined appropriate by
   the Secretary of Defense, after consultation with the other             
   administering Secretaries.                                              
     ``(f) Transfer of Members.--If a member whose dependents are enrolled
  in the plan established under subsection (a)(3) is transferred to a duty
  station where dental care is provided to the member's eligible          
  dependents under a program other than that plan, the member may         
  discontinue participation under the plan. If the member is later        
  transferred to a duty station where dental care is not provided to such 
  member's eligible dependents except under the plan established under    
  subsection (a)(3), the member may re-enroll the dependents in that plan.
     ``(g) Care Outside the United States.--The Secretary of Defense may  
  exercise the authority provided under subsection (a) to establish dental
  insurance plans and dental benefits plans for dental benefits provided  
  outside the United States for the eligible members and dependents of    
  members of the uniformed services. In the case of such an overseas      
  dental plan, the Secretary may waive or reduce any copayments required  
  by subsection (e) to the extent the Secretary determines appropriate for
  the effective and efficient operation of the plan.                      
     ``(h) Waiver of Requirements for Surviving Dependents.--The Secretary
  of Defense may waive (in whole or in part) any requirements of a dental 
  plan established under this section as the Secretary determines         
  necessary for the effective administration of the plan for a dependent  
  who is an eligible dependent described in subsection (k)(2).            
     ``(i) Authority Subject to Appropriations.--The authority of the     
  Secretary of Defense to enter into a contract under this section for any
  fiscal year is subject to the availability of appropriations for that   
  purpose.                                                                
     ``(j) Limitation on Reduction of Benefits.--The Secretary of Defense 
  may not reduce benefits provided under a plan established under this    
  section until--                                                         
       ``(1) the Secretary provides notice of the Secretary's intent to    
   reduce such benefits to the Committees on Armed Services of the Senate  
   and the House of Representatives; and                                   
     ``(2) one year has elapsed following the date of such notice.         

     ``(k) Eligible Dependent Defined.--In this section, the term         
  `eligible dependent'--                                                  
       ``(1) means a dependent described in subparagraph (A), (D), or (I)  
   of section 1072(2) of this title; and                                   
       ``(2) includes any such dependent of a member who dies while on     
   active duty for a period of more than 30 days or a member of the Ready  
   Reserve if the dependent is enrolled on the date of the death of the    
   member in a dental benefits plan established under subsection (a),      
   except that the term does not include the dependent after the end of the
   one-year period beginning on the date of the member's death.''.         
     (b) Clerical Amendment.--The table of sections at the beginning of   
  chapter 55 of such title is amended by striking out the items relating  
  to sections 1076a and 1076b and inserting the following:                

      ``1076a. TRICARE dental program.''.                                     


                    SEC. 712. IMPROVEMENT OF ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE UNDER THE      
          TRICARE PROGRAM.                                                        
     (a) Access.--The Secretary of Defense shall, to the maximum extent   
  practicable, minimize the authorization and certification requirements  
  imposed on covered beneficiaries under the TRICARE program as a         
  condition of access to benefits under that program.                     
     (b) Report on Initiatives To Improve Access.--Not later than March   
  31, 2000, the Secretary of Defense shall submit to the Committees on    
  Armed Services of the Senate and the House of Representatives a report  
  on specific actions taken to--                                          
       (1) reduce the requirements for preauthorization for care under the 
   TRICARE program;                                                        
       (2) reduce the requirements for beneficiaries to obtain preventive  
   services, such as obstetric or gynecologic examinations, mammograms for 
   females over 35 years of age, and urological examinations for males over
   the age of 60 without preauthorization; and                             
       (3) reduce the requirements for statements of nonavailability of    
   services.                                                               
     (c) Requirement To Provide Statement.--Section 1080(b) of title 10,  
  United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new   
  sentence: ``Notwithstanding any other provision of law, with respect to 
  obstetrics and gynecological care for beneficiaries not enrolled in a   
  managed care plan offered pursuant to any contract or agreement under   
  this chapter, a nonavailability-of-health-care statement shall be       
  required for receipt of health care services related to outpatient      
  prenatal, outpatient or inpatient delivery, and outpatient post-partum  
  care subsequent to the visit which confirms the pregnancy.''.           
          SEC. 713. IMPROVEMENTS TO CLAIMS PROCESSING UNDER THE TRICARE PROGRAM.  

     (a) In General.--(1) Chapter 55 of title 10, United States Code, is  
  amended by inserting after section 1095b the following new section:     
          ``1095c. TRICARE program: facilitation of processing of claims          

     ``(a) Reduction of Processing Time.--(1) With respect to claims for  
  payment for medical care provided under the TRICARE program, the        
  Secretary of Defense shall implement a system for processing of claims  
  under which--                                                           
       ``(A) 95 percent of all clean claims must be processed not later    
   than 30 days after the date that such claims are submitted to the claims
   processor; and                                                          
       ``(B) 100 percent of all clean claims must be processed not later   
   than 100 days after the date that such claims are submitted to the      
   claims processor.                                                       
     ``(2) The Secretary may, under the system required by paragraph (1)  
  and consistent with the provisions in chapter 39 of title 31 (commonly  
  referred to as the `Prompt Payment Act'), require that interest be paid 
  on clean claims that are not processed within 30 days.                  
     ``(3) For purposes of this subsection, the term `clean claim' means a
  claim that has no defect, impropriety (including a lack of any required 
  substantiating documentation), or particular circumstance requiring     
  special treatment that prevents timely payment on the claim under this  
  section.                                                                
     ``(b) Requirement To Provide Start-up Time for Certain               
  Contractors.--(1) The Secretary of Defense shall not require that a     
  contractor described in paragraph (2) begin to provide managed care     
  support pursuant to a contract to provide such support under the TRICARE
  program until at least nine months after the date of the award of the   
  contract. In such case the contractor may begin to provide managed care 
  support pursuant to the contract as soon as practicable after the award 
  of the contract, but in no case later than one year after the date of   
  such award.                                                             
     ``(2) A contractor under this paragraph is a contractor who is       
  awarded a contract to provide managed care support under the TRICARE    
  program--                                                               
       ``(A) who has not previously been awarded such a contract by the    
   Department of Defense; or                                               
       ``(B) who has previously been awarded such a contract by the        
   Department of Defense but for whom the subcontractors have not          
   previously been awarded the subcontracts for such a contract.           
     ``(c) Incentives for Electronic Processing.--The Secretary of Defense
  shall require that new contracts for managed care support under the     
  TRICARE program provide that the contractor be permitted to provide     
  financial incentives to health care providers who file claims for       
  payment electronically.''.                                              
     (2) The table of sections at the beginning of such chapter is amended
  by inserting after the item relating to section 1095b the following new 
  item:                                                                   

      ``1095c. TRICARE program: facilitation of processing of claims.''.      


     (b) Report.--Not later than 6 months after the date of the enactment 
  of this Act, the Secretary of Defense shall submit to Congress a report 
  on--                                                                    
     (1) the status of claims processing backlogs in each TRICARE region;  

     (2) the estimated time frame for resolution of such backlogs;         

       (3) efforts to reduce the number of change orders with respect to   
   contracts to provide managed care support under the TRICARE program and 
   to make such change orders in groups on a quarterly basis rather than   
   one at a time;                                                          
       (4) the extent of success in simplifying claims processing          
   procedures through reduction of reliance of the Department of Defense   
   on, and the complexity of, the health care service record;              
       (5) application of best industry practices with respect to claims   
   processing, including electronic claims processing; and                 
       (6) any other initiatives of the Department of Defense to improve   
   claims processing procedures.                                           
     (c) Deadline for Implementation.--The system for processing claims   
  required under section 1095c(a) of title 10, United States Code (as     
  added by subsection (a)), shall be implemented not later than 6 months  
  after the date of the enactment of this Act.                            
     (d) Applicability.--Section 1095c(b) of title 10, United States Code 
  (as added by subsection (a)), shall apply with respect to any contract  
  to provide managed care support under the TRICARE program negotiated    
  after the date of the enactment of this Act.                            
          SEC. 714. AUTHORITY TO WAIVE CERTAIN TRICARE DEDUCTIBLES.               

     (a) In General.--Chapter 55 of title 10, United States Code, is      
  amended by inserting after section 1095c (as added by section 713) the  
  following new section:                                                  
          ``1095d. TRICARE program: waiver of certain deductibles                 

     ``(a) Waiver Authorized.--The Secretary of Defense may waive the     
  deductible payable for medical care provided under the TRICARE program  
  to an eligible dependent of--                                           
       ``(1) a member of a reserve component on active duty pursuant to a  
   call or order to active duty for a period of less than one year; or     
       ``(2) a member of the National Guard on full-time National Guard    
   duty pursuant to a call or order to full-time National Guard duty for a 
   period of less than one year.                                           
     ``(b) Eligible Dependent.--As used in this section, the term         
  `eligible dependent' means a dependent described subparagraphs (A), (D),
  or (I) of section 1072(2) of this title.''.                             
     (b) Clerical Amendment.--The table of sections at the beginning of   
  such chapter is amended by inserting after the item relating to section 
  1095c the following new item:                                           

      ``1095d. TRICARE program: waiver of certain deductibles.''.             


          SEC. 715. TRICARE BENEFICIARY COUNSELING AND ASSISTANCE COORDINATORS.   

     (a) Establishment of Positions.--(1) Chapter 55 of title 10, United  
  States Code, is amended by inserting after section 1095d (as added by   
  section 714 the following new section:                                  
                    ``1095e. TRICARE program: beneficiary counseling and          
          assistance coordinators                                                 
     ``(a) Establishment of Positions.--The Secretary of Defense shall    
  require in regulations that--                                           
     ``(1) each lead agent under the TRICARE program--                     

       ``(A) designate a person to serve full-time as a beneficiary        
   counseling and assistance coordinator for beneficiaries under the       
   TRICARE program; and                                                    
       ``(B) provide for toll-free telephone communication between such    
   beneficiaries and the beneficiary counseling and assistance coordinator;
   and                                                                     
       ``(2) the commander of each military medical treatment facility     
   under this chapter designate a person to serve, as a primary or         
   collateral duty, as beneficiary counseling and assistance coordinator   
   for beneficiaries under the TRICARE program served at that facility.    
     ``(b) Duties.--The Secretary shall prescribe the duties of the       
  position of beneficiary counseling and assistance coordinator in the    
  regulations required by subsection (a).''.                              
     (2) The table of sections at the beginning of such chapter is amended
  by inserting after the item relating to section 1095d the following new 
  item:                                                                   

            ``1095e. TRICARE program: beneficiary counseling and assistance   
      coordinators.''.                                                        

     (b) Deadline for Initial Designations.--Each beneficiary counseling  
  and assistance coordinator required under the regulations described in  
  section 1095e(a) of title 10, United States Code (as added by subsection
  (a)), shall be designated not later than January 15, 2000.              
                    SEC. 716. IMPROVEMENT OF TRICARE MANAGEMENT; IMPROVEMENTS TO  
          THIRD-PARTY PAYER COLLECTION PROGRAM.                                   
     (a) Improvement of TRICARE Program.--(1) Chapter 55 of title 10,     
  United States Code, is amended by inserting after section 1097a the     
  following new section:                                                  
          ``1097b. TRICARE program: financial management                          

     ``(a) Reimbursement of Providers.--(1) Subject to paragraph (2), the 
  Secretary of Defense may reimburse health care providers under the      
  TRICARE program at rates higher than the reimbursement rates otherwise  
  authorized for the providers under that program if the Secretary        
  determines that application of the higher rates is necessary in order to
  ensure the availability of an adequate number of qualified health care  
  providers under that program.                                           
     ``(2) The amount of reimbursement provided under paragraph (1) with  
  respect to a health care service may not exceed the lesser of the       
  following:                                                              
       ``(A) The amount equal to the local fee for service charge for the  
   service in the service area in which the service is provided as         
   determined by the Secretary based on one or more of the following       
   payment rates:                                                          
     ``(i) Usual, customary, and reasonable.                               

       ``(ii) The Health Care Finance Administration's Resource Based      
   Relative Value Scale.                                                   
     ``(iii) Negotiated fee schedules.                                     

     ``(iv) Global fees.                                                   

     ``(v) Sliding scale individual fee allowances.                        

       ``(B) The amount equal to 115 per cent of the CHAMPUS maximum       
   allowable charge for the service.                                       
     ``(b) Third-Party Collections.--(1) A medical treatment facility of  
  the uniformed services under the TRICARE program has the same right as  
  the United States under section 1095 of this title to collect from a    
  third-party payer the reasonable charges for health care services       
  described in paragraph (2) that are incurred by the facility on behalf  
  of a covered beneficiary under that program.                            
     ``(2) The Secretary of Defense shall prescribe regulations for the   
  administration of this subsection. The regulations shall set forth the  
  method to be used for the computation of the reasonable charges for     
  inpatient, outpatient, and other health care services. The method of    
  computation may be--                                                    
     ``(A) a method that is based on--                                     

     ``(i) per diem rates;                                                 

     ``(ii) all-inclusive rates for each visit;                            

     ``(iii) diagnosis-related groups; or                                  

       ``(iv) rates prescribed under the regulations implementing sections 
   1079 and 1086 of this title; or                                         
     ``(B) any other method considered appropriate.                        

     ``(c) Consultation Requirement.--The Secretary of Defense shall carry
  out the responsibilities under this section after consultation with the 
  other administering Secretaries.''.                                     
     (2) The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 55 of such     
  title is amended by inserting after the item relating to section 1097a  
  the following new item:                                                 

      ``1097b. TRICARE program: financial management.''.                      


     (b) Report on Implementation.--(1) Not later than 6 months after the 
  date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Defense, in         
  consultation with the other administering Secretaries, shall submit to  
  Congress a report assessing the effects of the implementation of the    
  requirements and authorities set forth in sections 1097b of title 10,   
  United States Code (as added by subsection (a)).                        
    (2) The report shall include the following:                           

       (A) An assessment of the cost of the implementation of such         
   requirements and authorities.                                           
       (B) An assessment of whether the implementation of any such         
   requirements and authorities will result in the utilization by the      
   TRICARE program of the best industry practices with respect to the      
   matters covered by such requirements and authorities.                   
     (3) In this subsection, the term ``administering Secretaries'' has   
  the meaning given that term in section 1072(3) of title 10, United      
  States Code.                                                            
     (c) Improvement to Third-Party Collection Program.--(1) Section 1095 
  of title 10, United States Code, is amended--                           
     (A) in subsection (a)(1)--                                            

       (i) by striking ``the reasonable costs of'' and inserting           
   ``reasonable charges for'';                                             
     (ii) by striking ``such costs'' and inserting ``such charges''; and   

       (iii) by striking ``the reasonable cost of'' and inserting ``a      
   reasonable charge for'';                                                
     (B) in subsection (g), by striking ``the costs of''; and              

       (C) in subsection (h)(1), by striking the first sentence and        
   inserting ``The term `third-party payer' means an entity that provides  
   an insurance, medical service, or health plan by contract or agreement, 
   including an automobile liability insurance or no fault insurance       
   carrier, and any other plan or program that is designed to provide      
   compensation or coverage for expenses incurred by a beneficiary for     
   health care services or products.''.                                    
     (2) Section 1095b(b) of title 10, United States Code, is amended by  
  striking the first and second sentences after the heading and inserting 
  the following: ``The United States shall have the same right to collect 
  charges related to claims described in subsection (a) as charges for    
  claims under section 1095 of this title.''.                             
     (d) Effective Date.--The amendments made by subsection (a) shall take
  effect one year after the date of the enactment of this Act.            
                    SEC. 717. COMPARATIVE REPORT ON HEALTH CARE COVERAGE UNDER THE
          TRICARE PROGRAM.                                                        
     Not later than March 31, 2000, the Secretary of Defense shall submit 
  to the Committees on Armed Services of the Senate and the House of      
  Representatives a report including a comparison of health care coverage 
  available through the TRICARE program with the coverage available under 
  similar health benefits plans offered under the Federal Employees Health
  Benefits program established under chapter 89 of title 5, United States 
  Code. Such comparison shall include, but not be limited to, a comparison
  of cost sharing requirements, overall costs to beneficiaries, covered   
  benefits, and exclusions from coverage.                                 
           Subtitle C--Other Matters                                               

                    SEC. 721. FORENSIC PATHOLOGY INVESTIGATIONS BY ARMED FORCES   
          MEDICAL EXAMINER.                                                       
     (a) Investigation Authority.--Chapter 75 of title 10, United States  
  Code, is amended by striking the heading for the chapter and inserting  
  the following:                                                          
                              ``CHAPTER 75--DECEASED PERSONNEL                    


  ``Subchapter                                                           

 Sec.                                                                    

        ``I. Death Investigations                                               

       1471                                                                    

        ``II. Death Benefits                                                    

       1475                                                                    


                            ``SUBCHAPTER I--DEATH INVESTIGATIONS                  


  ``Sec.                                                                 

      ``1471. Forensic pathology investigations.                              


          ``1471. Forensic pathology investigations                               

     ``(a) Authority.--Under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of   
  Defense, the Armed Forces Medical Examiner may conduct a forensic       
  pathology investigation to determine the cause or manner of death of a  
  deceased person if such an investigation is determined to be justified  
  under circumstances described in subsection (b). The investigation may  
  include an autopsy of the decedent's remains.                           
     ``(b) Basis for Investigation.--(1) A forensic pathology             
  investigation of a death under this section is justified if at least one
  of the circumstances in paragraph (2) and one of the circumstances in   
  paragraph (3) exist.                                                    
     ``(2) A circumstance under this paragraph is a circumstance under    
  which--                                                                 
       ``(A) it appears that the decedent was killed or that, whatever the 
   cause of the decedent's death, the cause was unnatural;                 
     ``(B) the cause or manner of death is unknown;                        

       ``(C) there is reasonable suspicion that the death was by unlawful  
   means;                                                                  
       ``(D) it appears that the death resulted from an infectious disease 
   or from the effects of a hazardous material that may have an adverse    
   effect on the military installation or community involved; or           
     ``(E) the identity of the decedent is unknown.                        

     ``(3) A circumstance under this paragraph is a circumstance under    
  which--                                                                 
     ``(A) the decedent--                                                  

       ``(i) was found dead or died at an installation garrisoned by units 
   of the armed forces that is under the exclusive jurisdiction of the     
   United States;                                                          
       ``(ii) was a member of the armed forces on active duty or inactive  
   duty for training;                                                      
       ``(iii) was recently retired under chapter 61 of this title as a    
   result of an injury or illness incurred while a member on active duty or
   inactive duty for training; or                                          
       ``(iv) was a civilian dependent of a member of the armed forces and 
   was found dead or died outside the United States;                       
       ``(B) in any other authorized Department of Defense investigation of
   matters which involves the death, a factual determination of the cause  
   or manner of the death is necessary; or                                 
       ``(C) in any other authorized investigation being conducted by the  
   Federal Bureau of Investigation, the National Transportation Safety     
   Board, or any other Federal agency, an authorized official of such      
   agency with authority to direct a forensic pathology investigation      
   requests that the Armed Forces Medical Examiner conduct such an         
   investigation.                                                          
     ``(c) Determination of Justification.--(1) Subject to paragraph (2), 
  the determination that a circumstance exists under paragraph (2) of     
  subsection (b) shall be made by the Armed Forces Medical Examiner.      
     ``(2) A commander may make the determination that a circumstances    
  exists under paragraph (2) of subsection (b) and require a forensic     
  pathology investigation under this section without regard to a          
  determination made by the Armed Forces Medical Examiner if--            
       ``(A) in a case involving circumstances described in paragraph      
   (3)(A)(i) of that subsection, the commander is the commander of the     
   installation where the decedent was found dead or died; or              
       ``(B) in a case involving circumstances described in paragraph      
   (3)(A)(ii) of that subsection, the commander is the commander of the    
   decedent's unit at a level in the chain of command designated for such  
   purpose in the regulations prescribed by the Secretary of Defense.      
     ``(d) Limitation in Concurrent Jurisdiction Cases.--(1) The exercise 
  of authority under this section is subject to the exercise of primary   
  jurisdiction for the investigation of a death--                         
       ``(A) in the case of a death in a State, by the State or a local    
   government of the State; or                                             
       ``(B) in the case of a death in a foreign country, by that foreign  
   country under any applicable treaty, status of forces agreement, or     
   other international agreement between the United States and that foreign
   country.                                                                
     ``(2) Paragraph (1) does not limit the authority of the Armed Forces 
  Medical Examiner to conduct a forensic pathology investigation of a     
  death that is subject to the exercise of primary jurisdiction by another
  sovereign if the investigation by the other sovereign is concluded      
  without a forensic pathology investigation that the Armed Forces Medical
  Examiner considers complete. For the purposes of the preceding sentence 
  a forensic pathology investigation is incomplete if the investigation   
  does not include an autopsy of the decedent.                            
     ``(e) Procedures.--For a forensic pathology investigation under this 
  section, the Armed Forces Medical Examiner shall--                      
       ``(1) designate one or more qualified pathologists to conduct the   
   investigation;                                                          
       ``(2) to the extent practicable and consistent with responsibilities
   under this section, give due regard to any applicable law protecting    
   religious beliefs;                                                      
       ``(3) as soon as practicable, notify the decedent's family, if      
   known, that the forensic pathology investigation is being conducted;    
       ``(4) as soon as practicable after the completion of the            
   investigation, authorize release of the decedent's remains to the       
   family, if known; and                                                   
       ``(5) promptly report the results of the forensic pathology         
   investigation to the official responsible for the overall investigation 
   of the death.                                                           
     ``(f) Definition of State.--In this section, the term `State'        
  includes the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and 
  Guam.''.                                                                
     (b) Repeal of Authority for Existing Inquest Procedures.--Sections   
  4711 and 9711 of title 10, United States Code, are repealed.            
     (c) Technical and Clerical Amendments.--(1) Chapter 75 of such title,
  as amended by subsection (a), is further amended by inserting before    
  section 1475 the following:                                             
                             ``SUBCHAPTER II--DEATH BENEFITS''.                   

     (2) The item relating to chapter 75 in the tables of chapters at the 
  beginning of subtitle A of such title and at the beginning of part II of
  such subtitle is amended to read as follows:                            

         ``75. Deceased Personnel                                               

        1471''.                                                                


     (3) The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 445 of such    
  title is amended by striking the item relating to section 4711.         
     (4) The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 945 of such    
  title is amended by striking the item relating to section 9711.         
     (5) The heading for chapter 445 of such title is amended to read as  
  follows:                                                                
            ``CHAPTER 445--DISPOSITION OF EFFECTS OF DECEASED PERSONS; CAPTURED   
                                    FLAGS''.                                      
     (6) The heading for chapter 945 of such title is amended to read as  
  follows:                                                                
                ``CHAPTER 945--DISPOSITION OF EFFECTS OF DECEASED PERSONS''.      

     (7) The item relating to chapter 445 in the tables of chapters at the
  beginning of subtitle B of such title and at the beginning of part IV of
  such subtitle is amended to read as follows:                            

         ``445. Disposition of Effects of Deceased Persons; Captured Flags      

        4712''.                                                                


     (8) The item relating to chapter 945 in the tables of chapters at the
  beginning subtitle D of such title and at the beginning of part IV of   
  such subtitle is amended to read as follows:                            

         ``945. Disposition of Effects of Deceased Persons                      

        9712''.                                                                


          SEC. 722. BEST VALUE CONTRACTING.                                       

     (a) Authority.--Chapter 55 of title 10, United States Code, is       
  amended by inserting after section 1073 the following:                  
          ``1073a. Contracts for health care: best value contracting              

     ``(a) Authority.--Under regulations prescribed by the administering  
  Secretaries, health care contracts shall be awarded in the              
  administration of this chapter to the offeror or offerors that will     
  provide the best value to the United States to the maximum extent       
  consistent with furnishing high-quality health care in a manner that    
  protects the fiscal and other interests of the United States.           
     ``(b) Factors Considered.--In the determination of best value under  
  subsection (a)--                                                        
       ``(1) consideration shall be given to the factors specified in the  
   regulations; and                                                        
       ``(2) greater weight shall be accorded to technical and             
   performance-related factors than to cost and price-related factors.     
     ``(c) Applicability.--The authority under the regulations prescribed 
  under subsection (a) shall apply to any contract in excess of           
  $5,000,000.''.                                                          
     (b) Clerical Amendment.--The table of sections at the beginning of   
  such chapter is amended by inserting after the item relating to section 
  1073 the following:                                                     

      ``1073a. Contracts for health care: best value contracting.''.          


          SEC. 723. HEALTH CARE QUALITY INFORMATION AND TECHNOLOGY ENHANCEMENT.   

     (a) Purpose.--The purpose of this section is to ensure that the      
  Department of Defense addresses issues of medical quality surveillance  
  and implements solutions for those issues in a timely manner that is    
  consistent with national policy and industry standards.                 
     (b) Department of Defense Program for Medical Informatics and        
  Data.--The Secretary of Defense shall establish a Department of Defense 
  program, the purposes of which shall be the following:                  
       (1) To develop parameters for assessing the quality of health care  
   information.                                                            
     (2) To develop the defense digital patient record.                    

     (3) To develop a repository for data on quality of health care.       

       (4) To develop capability for conducting research on quality of     
   health care.                                                            
     (5) To conduct research on matters of quality of health care.         

     (6) To develop decision support tools for health care providers.      

     (7) To refine medical performance report cards.                       

       (8) To conduct educational programs on medical informatics to meet  
   identified needs.                                                       
     (c) Automation and Capture of Clinical Data.--(1) Through the program
  established under subsection (b), the Secretary of Defense shall        
  accelerate the efforts of the Department of Defense to automate,        
  capture, and exchange controlled clinical data and present providers    
  with clinical guidance using a personal information carrier, clinical   
  lexicon, or digital patient record.                                     
     (2) The program shall serve as a primary resource for the Department 
  of Defense for matters concerning the capture, processing, and          
  dissemination of data on health care quality.                           
     (d) Medical Informatics Advisory Committee.--(1) The Secretary of    
  Defense shall establish a Medical Informatics Advisory Committee        
  (hereinafter referred to as the ``Committee''), the members of which    
  shall be the following:                                                 
     (A) The Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs             

       (B) The Director of the TRICARE Management Activity of the          
   Department of Defense.                                                  
     (C) The Surgeon General of the Army.                                  

     (D) The Surgeon General of the Navy.                                  

     (E) The Surgeon General of the Air Force.                             

       (F) Representatives of the Department of Veterans Affairs,          
   designated by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs.                        
       (G) Representatives of the Department of Health and Human Services, 
   designated by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.               
       (H) Any additional members appointed by the Secretary of Defense to 
   represent health care insurers and managed care organizations, academic 
   health institutions, health care providers (including representatives of
   physicians and representatives of hospitals), and accreditors of health 
   care plans and organizations.                                           
     (2) The primary mission of the Committee shall be to advise the      
  Secretary on the development, deployment, and maintenance of health care
  informatics systems that allow for the collection, exchange, and        
  processing of health care quality information for the Department of     
  Defense in coordination with other Federal departments and agencies and 
  with the private sector.                                                
     (3) Specific areas of responsibility of the Committee shall include  
  advising the Secretary on the following:                                
       (A) The ability of the medical informatics systems at the Department
   of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs to monitor, evaluate, and 
   improve the quality of care provided to beneficiaries.                  
       (B) The coordination of key components of medical informatics       
   systems, including digital patient records, both within the Federal     
   Government and between the Federal Government and the private sector.   
       (C) The development of operational capabilities for executive       
   information systems and clinical decision support systems within the    
   Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs.               
       (D) Standardization of processes used to collect, evaluate, and     
   disseminate health care quality information.                            
       (E) Refinement of methodologies by which the quality of health care 
   provided within the Department of Defense and Department of Veterans    
   Affairs is evaluated.                                                   
     (F) Protecting the confidentiality of personal health information.    

     (4) The Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs shall      
  consult with the Committee on the issues described in paragraph (3).    
     (5) The Secretary of Defense shall submit to Congress an annual      
  report on the activities of the Committee and on the coordination of    
  development, deployment, and maintenance of health care informatics     
  systems within the Federal Government, and between the Federal          
  Government and the private sector.                                      
     (6) Members of the Committee shall not be paid by reason of their    
  service on the Committee.                                               
     (7) The Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.) shall not     
  apply to the Committee.                                                 
     (e) Annual Report.--The Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health    
  Affairs shall submit to Congress on an annual basis a report on the     
  quality of health care furnished under the health care programs of the  
  Department of Defense. The report shall cover the most recent fiscal    
  year ending before the date the report is submitted and shall contain a 
  discussion of the quality of the health care measured on the basis of   
  each statistical and customer satisfaction factor that the Assistant    
  Secretary determines appropriate, including, at a minimum, a discussion 
  of the following:                                                       
     (1) Health outcomes.                                                  

     (2) The extent of use of health report cards.                         

     (3) The extent of use of standard clinical pathways.                  

     (4) The extent of use of innovative processes for surveillance.       


                    SEC. 724. JOINT TELEMEDICINE AND TELEPHARMACY DEMONSTRATION   
          PROJECTS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE AND DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS        
          AFFAIRS.                                                                
     (a) In General.--The Secretary of Defense and Secretary of Veterans  
  Affairs may carry out joint demonstration projects for purposes of      
  evaluating the feasibility and practicability of using                  
  telecommunications to provide health care services and pharmacy         
  services.                                                               
     (b) Services To Be Provided.--The services provided under the        
  demonstration projects may include the following:                       
     (1) Radiology and imaging services.                                   

     (2) Diagnostic services.                                              

     (3) Referral services.                                                

     (4) Clinical pharmacy services.                                       

       (5) Any other health care services or pharmacy services designated  
   by the Secretaries.                                                     
     (c) Selection of Locations.--(1) The Secretaries may carry out the   
  demonstration projects described in subsection (a) at not more than five
  locations selected by the Secretaries from locations in which are       
  located both a uniformed services treatment facility and a Department of
  Veterans Affairs medical center that are affiliated with academic       
  institutions having a demonstrated expertise in the provision of health 
  care services or pharmacy services by means of telecommunications.      
     (2) Representatives of a facility and medical center selected under  
  paragraph (1) shall, to the maximum extent practicable, carry out the   
  demonstration project in consultation with representatives of the       
  academic institution or institutions with which affiliated.             
     (d) Period of Demonstration Projects.--The Secretaries may carry out 
  the demonstration projects during the three-year period beginning on    
  October 1, 1999.                                                        
     (e) Report.--Not later than December 31, 2002, the Secretaries shall 
  jointly submit to Congress a report on the demonstration projects. The  
  report shall include--                                                  
     (1) a description of each demonstration project; and                  

       (2) an evaluation, based on the demonstration projects, of the      
   feasibility and practicability of using telecommunications to provide   
   health care services and pharmacy services, including the provision of  
   such services to field hospitals of the Armed Forces and to Department  
   of Veterans Affairs outpatient health care clinics.                     

          SEC. 725. PROGRAM-YEAR STABILITY IN HEALTH CARE BENEFITS.               

    Section 1073 of title 10, United States Code, is amended--            

       (1) by inserting ``(a) Responsible Officials.--'' at the beginning  
   of the text of the section; and                                         
     (2) by adding at the end the following:                               

     ``(b) Stability in Program of Benefits.--The Secretary of Defense    
  shall, to the maximum extent practicable, provide a stable program of   
  benefits under this chapter throughout each fiscal year. To achieve the 
  stability in the case of managed care support contracts entered into    
  under this chapter, the contracts shall be administered so as to        
  implement all changes in benefits and administration on a quarterly     
  basis. However, the Secretary of Defense may implement any such change  
  prior to the next fiscal quarter if the Secretary determines that the   
  change would significantly improve the provision of care to eligible    
  beneficiaries under this chapter.''.                                    
          SEC. 726. STUDY ON JOINT OPERATIONS FOR THE DEFENSE HEALTH PROGRAM.     

     Not later than October 1, 2000, the Secretary of Defense shall       
  prepare and submit to Congress a study identifying areas with respect to
  the Defense Health Program for which joint operations might be          
  increased, including organization, training, patient care, hospital     
  management, and budgeting. The study shall include a discussion of the  
  merits and feasibility of--                                             
       (1) establishing a joint command for the Defense Health Program as a
   military counterpart to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health   
   Affairs;                                                                
       (2) establishing a joint training curriculum for the Defense Health 
   Program; and                                                            
       (3) creating a unified chain of command and budgeting authority for 
   the Defense Health Program.                                             
          SEC. 727. TRAUMA TRAINING CENTER.                                       

     Section 742 of the Strom Thurmond National Defense Authorization Act 
  for Fiscal Year 1999 (Public Law 105 261; 112 Stat. 2074) is amended to 
  read as follows:                                                        
          ``SEC. 742. AUTHORIZATION TO ESTABLISH A TRAUMA TRAINING CENTER.        

     ``The Secretary of the Army is hereby authorized to establish a      
  Trauma Training Center in order to provide the Army with a trauma center
  capable of training forward surgical teams.''.                          
                    SEC. 728. SENSE OF CONGRESS REGARDING AUTOMATIC ENROLLMENT OF 
          MEDICARE-ELIGIBLE BENEFICIARIES IN THE TRICARE SENIOR PRIME             
          DEMONSTRATION PROJECT.                                                  
    It is the sense of Congress that--                                    

       (1) any person who is enrolled in a managed health care program of  
   the Department of Defense at a location at which the medicare subvention
   demonstration project for military retirees conducted under section 1896
   of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1395ggg) is implemented, and who  
   attains eligibility for medicare, should be automatically authorized to 
   enroll in such demonstration project; and                               
       (2) the Secretary of Defense, in coordination with the other        
   administering Secretaries described in section 1072(3) of title 10,     
   United States Code, should modify existing policies and procedures for  
   such demonstration project as necessary to permit such automatic        
   enrollment.                                                             

                      TITLE VIII--ACQUISITION POLICY, ACQUISITION MANAGEMENT, AND  
           RELATED MATTERS                                                         

           SUBTITLE A--AMENDMENTS TO GENERAL CONTRACTING AUTHORITIES, PROCEDURES, 
                                 AND LIMITATIONS                                  
      Sec. 801. Authority to carry out certain prototype projects.            

      Sec. 802. Streamlined applicability of cost accounting standards.       

      Sec. 803. Sale, exchange, and waiver authority for coal and coke.       

      Sec. 804. Guidance on use of task order and delivery order contracts.   

            Sec. 805. Clarification of definition of commercial items with    
      respect to associated services.                                         
            Sec. 806. Use of special simplified procedures for purchases of   
      commercial items in excess of the simplified acquisition threshold.     
            Sec. 807. Repeal of termination of provision of credit towards    
      subcontracting goals for purchases benefiting severely handicapped      
      persons.                                                                
            Sec. 808. Contract goal for small disadvantaged businesses and    
      certain institutions of higher education.                               
      Sec. 809. Required reports for certain multiyear contracts.             

                                  SUBTITLE B--OTHER MATTERS                       

      Sec. 811. Mentor-Protege Program improvements.                          

            Sec. 812. Program to increase business innovation in defense      
      acquisition programs.                                                   
      Sec. 813. Incentives to produce innovative new technologies.            

      Sec. 814. Pilot program for commercial services.                        

            Sec. 815. Expansion of applicability of requirement to make       
      certain procurements from small arms production industrial base.        
            Sec. 816. Compliance with existing law regarding purchases of     
      equipment and products.                                                 
            Sec. 817. Extension of test program for negotiation of            
      comprehensive small business subcontracting plans.                      
            Sec. 818. Extension of interim reporting rule for certain         
      procurements less than $100,000.                                        
            Sec. 819. Inspector General review of compliance with Buy American
      Act in purchases of strength training equipment.                        
            Sec. 820. Report on options for accelerated acquisition of        
      precision munitions.                                                    
            Sec. 821. Technical amendment to prohibition on release of        
      contractor proposals under the Freedom of Information Act.              

                      Subtitle A--Amendments to General Contracting Authorities,   
           Procedures, and Limitations                                             
          SEC. 801. AUTHORITY TO CARRY OUT CERTAIN PROTOTYPE PROJECTS.            

     Section 845 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year
  1994 (Public Law 103 160; 107 Stat. 1721; 10 U.S.C. 2371 note) is       
  amended--                                                               
     (1) by redesignating subsection (c) as subsection (d); and            

     (2) by inserting after subsection (b) the following:                  

     ``(c) Comptroller General Review.--(1) Each agreement entered into by
  an official referred to in subsection (a) to carry out a project under  
  that subsection that provides for payments in a total amount in excess  
  of $5,000,000 shall include a clause that provides for the Comptroller  
  General, in the discretion of the Comptroller General, to examine the   
  records of any party to the agreement or any entity that participates in
  the performance of the agreement.                                       
     ``(2) The requirement in paragraph (1) shall not apply with respect  
  to a party or entity, or a subordinate element of a party or entity,    
  that has not entered into any other agreement that provides for audit   
  access by a Government entity in the year prior to the date of the      
  agreement.                                                              
     ``(3) The head of the contracting activity that is carrying out the  
  agreement may waive the applicability of the requirement in paragraph   
  (1) to the agreement if the head of the contracting activity determines 
  that it would not be in the public interest to apply the requirement to 
  the agreement. The waiver shall be effective with respect to the        
  agreement only if the head of the contracting activity transmits a      
  notification of the waiver to Congress and the Comptroller General      
  before entering into the agreement. The notification shall include the  
  rationale for the determination.                                        
     ``(4) The Comptroller General may not examine records pursuant to a  
  clause included in an agreement under paragraph (1) more than three     
  years after the final payment is made by the United States under the    
  agreement.''.                                                           

          SEC. 802. STREAMLINED APPLICABILITY OF COST ACCOUNTING STANDARDS.       

     (a) Applicability.--Paragraph (2)(B) of section 26(f) of the Office  
  of Federal Procurement Policy Act (41 U.S.C. 422(f)(2)(B)) is amended by
  adding at the end the following new clauses:                            
       ``(iii) Firm, fixed-price contracts or subcontracts awarded on the  
   basis of adequate price competition without submission of certified cost
   or pricing data.                                                        
       ``(iv) A contract or subcontract with a value of less than          
   $7,500,000 if, at the time the contract or subcontract is entered into, 
   the segment of the contractor or subcontractor that will perform the    
   work has not been awarded at least one contract or subcontract with a   
   value of more than $7,500,000 that is covered by the cost accounting    
   standards.''.                                                           
     (b) Waiver.--Section 26(f) of that Act is further amended by adding  
  at the end the following:                                               
     ``(5)(A) The head of an executive agency may waive the applicability 
  of the cost accounting standards for a contract or subcontract with a   
  value less than $15,000,000 if that official determines in writing that 
  the segment of the contractor or subcontractor that will perform the    
  work--                                                                  
     ``(i) is primarily engaged in the sale of commercial items; and       

       ``(ii) would not otherwise be subject to the cost accounting        
   standards under this section, as in effect on or after the effective    
   date of this paragraph.                                                 
     ``(B) The head of an executive agency may also waive the             
  applicability of the cost accounting standards for a contract or        
  subcontract under exceptional circumstances when necessary to meet the  
  needs of the agency. A determination to waive the applicability of the  
  cost accounting standards under this subparagraph shall be set forth in 
  writing and shall include a statement of the circumstances justifying   
  the waiver.                                                             
     ``(C) The head of an executive agency may not delegate the authority 
  under subparagraph (A) or (B) to any official in the executive agency   
  below the senior policymaking level in the executive agency.            
    ``(D) The Federal Acquisition Regulation shall include the following: 

       ``(i) Criteria for selecting an official to be delegated authority  
   to grant waivers under subparagraph (A) or (B).                         
       ``(ii) The specific circumstances under which such a waiver may be  
   granted.                                                                
     ``(E) The head of each executive agency shall report the waivers     
  granted under subparagraphs (A) and (B) for that agency to the Board on 
  an annual basis.''.                                                     
     (c) Regulation on Types of CAS Coverage.--(1) The Administrator for  
  Federal Procurement Policy shall revise the rules and procedures        
  prescribed pursuant to section 26(f) of the Office of Federal           
  Procurement Policy Act (41 U.S.C. 422(f)) to the extent necessary to    
  increase the thresholds established in section 9903.201 2 of title 48 of
  the Code of Federal Regulations from $25,000,000 to $50,000,000.        
     (2) Paragraph (1) requires only a change of the statement of a       
  threshold condition in the regulation referred to by section number in  
  that paragraph, and shall not be construed as--                         
     (A) a ratification or expression of approval of--                     

     (i) any aspect of the regulation; or                                  

       (ii) the manner in which section 26 of the Office of Federal        
   Procurement Policy Act is administered through the regulation; or       
     (B) a requirement to apply the regulation.                            

     (d) Implementation.--The Administrator for Federal Procurement Policy
  shall ensure that this section and the amendments made by this section  
  are implemented in a manner that ensures that the Federal Government can
  recover costs, as appropriate, in a case in which noncompliance with    
  cost accounting standards, or a change in the cost accounting system of 
  a contractor segment or subcontractor segment that is not determined to 
  be desirable by the Federal Government, results in a shift of costs from
  contracts that are not covered by the cost accounting standards to      
  contracts that are covered by the cost accounting standards.            
     (e) Implementation of Requirements for Revision of Regulations.--(1) 
  Final regulations required by subsection (c) shall be issued not later  
  than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act.              
     (2) Subsection (c) shall cease to be effective one year after the    
  date on which final regulations issued in accordance with that          
  subsection take effect.                                                 
     (f) Study of Types of CAS Coverage.--The Administrator for Federal   
  Procurement Policy shall review the various categories of coverage of   
  contracts for applying cost accounting standards and, not later than the
  date on which the President submits to Congress the budget for fiscal   
  year 2001 under section 1105(a) of title 31, United States Code, submit 
  to Congress a report on the results of the review. The report shall     
  include an analysis of the matters reviewed and any recommendations that
  the Administrator considers appropriate regarding such matters.         
     (g) Inapplicability of Standards to Certain Contracts.--The cost     
  accounting standards issued pursuant to section 26(f) of the Office of  
  Federal Procurement Policy Act (41 U.S.C. 422(f)), as amended by this   
  section, shall not apply during fiscal year 2000 with respect to a      
  contract entered into under the authority provided in chapter 89 of     
  title 5, United States Code (relating to health benefits for Federal    
  employees).                                                             
     (h) Construction Regarding Certain Not-For-Profit Entities.--The     
  amendments made by subsections (a) and (b) shall not be construed as    
  modifying or superseding, nor as intended to impair or restrict, the    
  applicability of the cost accounting standards described in section     
  26(f) of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act (41 U.S.C. 422(f))
  to--                                                                    
       (1) any educational institution or federally funded research and    
   development center that is associated with an educational institution in
   accordance with Office of Management and Budget Circular A 21, as in    
   effect on January 1, 1999; or                                           
       (2) any contract with a nonprofit entity that provides research and 
   development and related products or services to the Department of       
   Defense.                                                                
     (i) Effective Date.--The amendments made by subsections (a) and (b)  
  shall take effect 180 days after the date of enactment of this Act, and 
  shall apply with respect to--                                           
       (1) contracts that are entered into on or after such effective date;
   and                                                                     
       (2) determinations made on or after such effective date regarding   
   whether a segment of a contractor or subcontractor is subject to the    
   cost accounting standards under section 26(f) of the Office of Federal  
   Procurement Policy Act (41 U.S.C. 422(f)), regardless of whether the    
   contracts on which such determinations are made were entered into       
   before, on, or after such date.                                         

          SEC. 803. SALE, EXCHANGE, AND WAIVER AUTHORITY FOR COAL AND COKE.       

     (a) In General.--Section 2404 of title 10, United States Code, is    
  amended--                                                               
     (1) in subsection (a)--                                               

       (A) in the matter preceding paragraph (1), by striking ``petroleum  
   or natural gas'' and inserting ``a defined fuel source'';               
     (B) in paragraph (1)--                                                

       (i) by striking ``petroleum market conditions or natural gas market 
   conditions, as the case may be,'' and inserting ``market conditions for 
   the defined fuel source''; and                                          
       (ii) by striking ``acquisition of petroleum or acquisition of       
   natural gas, respectively,'' and inserting ``acquisition of that defined
   fuel source''; and                                                      
       (C) in paragraph (2), by striking ``petroleum or natural gas, as the
   case may be,'' and inserting ``that defined fuel source'';              
       (2) in subsection (b), by striking ``petroleum or natural gas'' in  
   the second sentence and inserting ``a defined fuel source'';            
       (3) in subsection (c), by striking ``petroleum'' and all that       
   follows through the period and inserting ``a defined fuel source or     
   services related to a defined fuel source by exchange of a defined fuel 
   source or services related to a defined fuel source.'';                 
     (4) in subsection (d)--                                               

       (A) by striking ``petroleum or natural gas'' in the first sentence  
   and inserting ``a defined fuel source''; and                            
       (B) by striking ``petroleum'' in the second sentence and all that   
   follows through the period and inserting ``a defined fuel source or     
   services related to a defined fuel source.''; and                       
     (5) by adding at the end the following new subsection:                

     ``(f) Defined Fuel Sources.--In this section, the term `defined fuel 
  source' means any of the following:                                     
     ``(1) Petroleum.                                                      

     ``(2) Natural gas.                                                    

     ``(3) Coal.                                                           

     ``(4) Coke.''.                                                        

     (b) Clerical Amendments.--(1) The heading of such section is amended 
  to read as follows:                                                     
                    ``2404. Acquisition of certain fuel sources: authority to     
          waive contract procedures; acquisition by exchange; sales authority''.  
     (2) The item relating to such section in the table of sections at the
  beginning of chapter 141 of such title is amended to read as follows:   

            ``2404. Acquisition of certain fuel sources: authority to waive   
      contract procedures; acquisition by exchange; sales authority.''.       

          SEC. 804. GUIDANCE ON USE OF TASK ORDER AND DELIVERY ORDER CONTRACTS.   

     (a) Guidance in the Federal Acquisition Regulation.--Not later than  
  180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Federal       
  Acquisition Regulation issued in accordance with sections 6 and 25 of   
  the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act (41 U.S.C. 405 and 421)    
  shall be revised to provide guidance to agencies on the appropriate use 
  of task order and delivery order contracts in accordance with sections  
  2304a through 2304d of title 10, United States Code, and sections 303H  
  through 303K of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 
  1949 (41 U.S.C. 253h through 253k).                                     
     (b) Content of Guidance.--The regulations issued pursuant to         
  subsection (a) shall, at a minimum, provide the following:              
       (1) Specific guidance on the appropriate use of governmentwide and  
   other multiagency contracts entered into in accordance with the         
   provisions of law referred to in that subsection.                       
       (2) Specific guidance on steps that agencies should take in entering
   into and administering multiple award task order and delivery order     
   contracts to ensure compliance with--                                   
       (A) the requirement in section 5122 of the Clinger-Cohen Act (40    
   U.S.C. 1422) for capital planning and investment control in purchases of
   information technology products and services;                           
       (B) the requirement in section 2304c(b) of title 10, United States  
   Code, and section 303J(b) of the Federal Property and Administrative    
   Services Act of 1949 (41 U.S.C. 253j(b)) to ensure that all contractors 
   are afforded a fair opportunity to be considered for the award of task  
   orders and delivery orders; and                                         
       (C) the requirement in section 2304c(c) of title 10, United States  
   Code, and section 303J(c) of the Federal Property and Administrative    
   Services Act of 1949 (41 U.S.C. 253j(c)) for a statement of work in each
   task order or delivery order issued that clearly specifies all tasks to 
   be performed or property to be delivery under the order.                
     (c) GSA Federal Supply Schedules Program.--The Administrator for     
  Federal Procurement Policy shall consult with the Administrator of      
  General Services to assess the effectiveness of the multiple awards     
  schedule program of the General Services Administration referred to in  
  section 309(b)(3) of the Federal Property and Administrative Services   
  Act of 1949 (41 U.S.C. 259(b)(3)) that is administered as the Federal   
  Supply Schedules program. The assessment shall include examination of   
  the following:                                                          
       (1) The administration of the program by the Administrator of       
   General Services.                                                       
       (2) The ordering and program practices followed by Federal customer 
   agencies in using schedules established under the program.              
     (d) GAO Report.--Not later than one year after the date on which the 
  regulations required by subsection (a) are published in the Federal     
  Register, the Comptroller General shall submit to Congress an evaluation
  of--                                                                    
     (1) executive agency compliance with the regulations; and             

       (2) conformance of the regulations with existing law, together with 
   any recommendations that the Comptroller General considers appropriate. 
                    SEC. 805. CLARIFICATION OF DEFINITION OF COMMERCIAL ITEMS WITH
          RESPECT TO ASSOCIATED SERVICES.                                         
     Section 4(12)(E) of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act (41 
  U.S.C. 403(12)(E)) is amended to read as follows:                       
       ``(E) Installation services, maintenance services, repair services, 
   training services, and other services if--                              
       ``(i) the services are procured for support of an item referred to  
   in subparagraph (A), (B), (C), or (D), regardless of whether such       
   services are provided by the same source or at the same time as the     
   item; and                                                               
       ``(ii) the source of the services provides similar services         
   contemporaneously to the general public under terms and conditions      
   similar to those offered to the Federal Government.''.                  
                    SEC. 806. USE OF SPECIAL SIMPLIFIED PROCEDURES FOR PURCHASES  
          OF COMMERCIAL ITEMS IN EXCESS OF THE SIMPLIFIED ACQUISITION THRESHOLD.  
     (a) Extension of Authority.--Section 4202(e) of the Clinger-Cohen Act
  of 1996 (divisions D and E of Public Law 104 106; 110 Stat. 654; 10     
  U.S.C. 2304 note) is amended by striking ``three years after the date on
  which such amendments take effect pursuant to section 4401(b)'' and     
  inserting ``January 1, 2002''.                                          
     (b) GAO Report.--Not later than March 1, 2001, the Comptroller       
  General shall submit to Congress an evaluation of the test program      
  authorized by the provisions in section 4202 of the Clinger-Cohen Act of
  1996, together with any recommendations that the Comptroller General    
  considers appropriate regarding the test program or the use of special  
  simplified procedures for purchases of commercial items in excess of the
  simplified acquisition threshold.                                       
                    SEC. 807. REPEAL OF TERMINATION OF PROVISION OF CREDIT TOWARDS
          SUBCONTRACTING GOALS FOR PURCHASES BENEFITING SEVERELY HANDICAPPED      
          PERSONS.                                                                
    Section 2410d(c) of title 10, United States Code, is repealed.        


                    SEC. 808. CONTRACT GOAL FOR SMALL DISADVANTAGED BUSINESSES AND
          CERTAIN INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.                               
     Subsection (k) of section 2323 of title 10, United States Code, is   
  amended by striking ``2000'' both places it appears and inserting       
  ``2003''.                                                               
          SEC. 809. REQUIRED REPORTS FOR CERTAIN MULTIYEAR CONTRACTS.             

    Section 2306b(l) of title 10, United States Code, is amended--        

       (1) by redesignating paragraphs (4), (5), (6), and (7) as paragraphs
   (5), (6), (7), and (8), respectively;                                   
     (2) by inserting after paragraph (3) the following new paragraph (4): 

     ``(4) The head of an agency may not enter into a multiyear contract  
  (or extend an existing multiyear contract) until the Secretary of       
  Defense submits to the congressional defense committees a report with   
  respect to that contract (or contract extension) that provides the      
  following information, shown for each year in the current future-years  
  defense program and in the aggregate over the period of the current     
  future-years defense program:                                           
       ``(A) The amount of total obligational authority under the contract 
   (or contract extension) and the percentage that such amount represents  
   of--                                                                    
     ``(i) the applicable procurement account; and                         

     ``(ii) the agency procurement total.                                  

       ``(B) The amount of total obligational authority under all multiyear
   procurements of the agency concerned (determined without regard to the  
   amount of the multiyear contract (or contract extension)) under         
   multiyear contracts in effect immediately before the contract (or       
   contract extension) is entered into and the percentage that such amount 
   represents of--                                                         
     ``(i) the applicable procurement account; and                         

     ``(ii) the agency procurement total.                                  

       ``(C) The amount equal to the sum of the amounts under subparagraphs
   (A) and (B), and the percentage that such amount represents of--        
     ``(i) the applicable procurement account; and                         

     ``(ii) the agency procurement total.                                  

       ``(D) The amount of total obligational authority under all          
   Department of Defense multiyear procurements (determined without regard 
   to the amount of the multiyear contract (or contract extension)),       
   including any multiyear contract (or contract extension) that has been  
   authorized by the Congress but not yet entered into, and the percentage 
   that such amount represents of the procurement accounts of the          
   Department of Defense treated in the aggregate.''; and                  
     (3) by adding at the end the following new paragraph:                 

    ``(9) In this subsection:                                             

       ``(A) The term `applicable procurement account' means, with respect 
   to a multiyear procurement contract (or contract extension), the        
   appropriation account from which payments to execute the contract will  
   be made.                                                                
       ``(B) The term `agency procurement total' means the procurement     
   accounts of the agency entering into a multiyear procurement contract   
   (or contract extension) treated in the aggregate.''.                    
           Subtitle B--Other Matters                                               

          SEC. 811. MENTOR-PROTEGE PROGRAM IMPROVEMENTS.                          

     (a) Program Participation Term.--Subsection (e)(2) of section 831 of 
  the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1991 (Public Law 
  101 510; 10 U.S.C. 2302 note) is amended to read as follows:            
       ``(2) A program participation term for any period of not more than  
   three years, except that the term may be a period of up to five years if
   the Secretary of Defense determines in writing that unusual             
   circumstances justify a program participation term in excess of three   
   years.''.                                                               
     (b) Incentives Authorized for Mentor Firms.--Subsection (g) of such  
  section is amended--                                                    
     (1) in paragraph (1), by striking ``shall'' and inserting ``may'';    

     (2) in paragraph (2)--                                                

     (A) in subparagraph (A)--                                             

     (i) by striking ``shall'' and inserting ``may'';                      

       (ii) by striking ``subsection (f)'' and all that follows through    
   ``(i) as a line item'' and inserting ``subsection (f) as provided for in
   a line item'';                                                          
       (iii) by striking the semicolon preceding clause (ii) and inserting 
   ``, except that this sentence does not apply in a case in which the     
   Secretary of Defense determines in writing that unusual circumstances   
   justify reimbursement using a separate contract.''; and                 
     (iv) by striking clauses (ii), (iii), and (iv); and                   

     (B) by striking subparagraph (B) and inserting the following:         

     ``(B) The determinations made in annual performance reviews of a     
  mentor firm's mentor-protege agreement under subsection (l)(2) shall be 
  a major factor in the determinations of amounts of reimbursement, if    
  any, that the mentor firm is eligible to receive in the remaining years 
  of the program participation term under the agreement.                  
     ``(C) The total amount reimbursed under this paragraph to a mentor   
  firm for costs of assistance furnished in a fiscal year to a protege    
  firm may not exceed $1,000,000, except in a case in which the Secretary 
  of Defense determines in writing that unusual circumstances justify a   
  reimbursement of a higher amount.''; and                                
       (3) in paragraph (3)(A), by striking ``either subparagraph (A) or   
   (C) of paragraph (2) or are reimbursed pursuant to subparagraph (B) of  
   such paragraph'' and inserting ``paragraph (2)''.                       
     (c) Three-Year Extension of Authority.--Subsection (j) of such       
  section is amended to read as follows:                                  
     ``(j) Expiration of Authority.--(1) No mentor-protege agreement may  
  be entered into under subsection (e) after September 30, 2002.          
     ``(2) No reimbursement may be paid, and no credit toward the         
  attainment of a subcontracting goal may be granted, under subsection (g)
  for any cost incurred after September 30, 2005.''.                      
     (d) Reports and Reviews.--(1) Subsection (l) of such section is      
  amended to read as follows:                                             
     ``(l) Reports and Reviews.--(1) The mentor firm and protege firm     
  under a mentor-protege agreement shall submit to the Secretary of       
  Defense an annual report on the progress made by the protege firm in    
  employment, revenues, and participation in Department of Defense        
  contracts during the fiscal year covered by the report. The requirement 
  for submission of an annual report applies with respect to each fiscal  
  year covered by the program participation term under the agreement and  
  each of the two fiscal years following the expiration of the program    
  participation term. The Secretary shall prescribe the timing and form of
  the annual report.                                                      
     ``(2)(A) The Secretary shall conduct an annual performance review of 
  each mentor-protege agreement that provides for reimbursement of costs. 
  The Secretary shall determine on the basis of the review whether--      
       ``(i) all costs reimbursed to the mentor firm under the agreement   
   were reasonably incurred to furnish assistance to the protege firm in   
   accordance with the requirements of this section and applicable         
   regulations; and                                                        
       ``(ii) the mentor firm and protege firm accurately reported progress
   made by the protege firm in employment, revenues, and participation in  
   Department of Defense contracts during the program participation term   
   covered by the mentor-protege agreement and the two fiscal years        
   following the expiration of the program participation term.             
     ``(B) The Secretary shall act through the Commander of the Defense   
  Contract Management Command in carrying out the reviews and making the  
  determinations under subparagraph (A).                                  
     ``(3) Not later than 6 months after the end of each of fiscal years  
  2000 through 2004, the Secretary of Defense shall submit to Congress an 
  annual report on the Mentor-Protege Program for that fiscal year.       
     ``(4) The annual report for a fiscal year shall include, at a        
  minimum, the following:                                                 
       ``(A) The number of mentor-protege agreements that were entered into
   during the fiscal year.                                                 
       ``(B) The number of mentor-protege agreements that were in effect   
   during the fiscal year.                                                 
       ``(C) The total amount reimbursed to mentor firms pursuant to       
   subsection (g) during the fiscal year.                                  
       ``(D) Each mentor-protege agreement, if any, that was approved      
   during the fiscal year in accordance with subsection (e)(2) to provide a
   program participation term in excess of 3 years, together with the      
   justification for the approval.                                         
       ``(E) Each reimbursement of a mentor firm in excess of the          
   limitation in subsection (g)(2)(C) that was made during the fiscal year 
   pursuant to an approval granted in accordance with that subsection,     
   together with the justification for the approval.                       
       ``(F) Trends in the progress made in employment, revenues, and      
   participation in Department of Defense contracts by the protege firms   
   participating in the program during the fiscal year and the protege     
   firms that completed or otherwise terminated participation in the       
   program during the preceding two fiscal years.''.                       
     (2)(A) The Secretary of Defense shall conduct a review of the        
  Mentor-Protege Program established in section 831 of the National       
  Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1991 (Public Law 101 510; 10  
  U.S.C. 2302 note) to assess the feasibility of transitioning such       
  program to operation without a specific appropriation or authority to   
  provide reimbursement to a mentor firm as provided in subsection (g) of 
  such section (as amended by subsection (b)).                            
     (B) In conducting the review under subparagraph (A), the Secretary   
  shall assess possible additional incentives that may be extended to     
  mentor firms to ensure adequate support and participation in the        
  Mentor-Protege Program, including increasing the level of credit in lieu
  of subcontract awards presently extended to mentor firms for purposes of
  determining whether mentor firms attain subcontracting participation    
  goals applicable under Department of Defense contracts.                 
     (C) Not later than September 30, 2000, the Secretary shall submit to 
  the Committees on Armed Services of the Senate and the House of         
  Representatives--                                                       
       (i) a report on the results of the review conducted under this      
   paragraph; and                                                          
     (ii) any recommendations of the Secretary for legislative action.     

     (3)(A) The Comptroller General shall conduct a study on the          
  implementation of the Mentor-Protege Program established in section 831 
  of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1991 (Public  
  Law 101 510; 10 U.S.C. 2302 note) and the extent to which the program is
  achieving the purposes established in that section in a cost-effective  
  manner.                                                                 
    (B) The study shall include the following:                            

       (i) A review of the manner in which funds for the Mentor-Protege    
   Program have been obligated.                                            
       (ii) An identification and assessment of the average amount spent by
   the Department of Defense on individual mentor-protege agreements, and  
   the correlation between levels of funding and business development of   
   protege firms.                                                          
       (iii) An evaluation of the effectiveness of the incentives provided 
   to mentor firms to participate in the Mentor-Protege Program and whether
   reimbursements remain a cost-effective and viable incentive.            
       (iv) An assessment of the success of the Mentor-Protege Program in  
   enhancing the business competitiveness and financial independence of    
   protege firms.                                                          
       (v) A review of the relationship between the results of the         
   Mentor-Protegee Program and the objectives established in section 2323  
   of title 10, United States Code.                                        
     (C) Not later than January 1, 2002, the Comptroller General shall    
  submit to the Committees on Armed Services of the Senate and House of   
  Representatives a report on the results of the study.                   
     (e) Repeal of Limitation on Availability of Funding.--Subsection (n) 
  of section 831 of such Act is repealed.                                 
     (f) Effective Date and Savings Provision.--(1) The amendments made by
  this section shall take effect on October 1, 1999, and shall apply with 
  respect to mentor-protege agreements that are entered into under section
  831(e) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1991 on
  or after that date.                                                     
     (2) Section 831 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal 
  Year 1991, as in effect on September 30, 1999, shall continue to apply  
  with respect to mentor-protege agreements entered into before October 1,
  1999.                                                                   
                    SEC. 812. PROGRAM TO INCREASE BUSINESS INNOVATION IN DEFENSE  
          ACQUISITION PROGRAMS.                                                   
     (a) Requirement To Develop Plan.--Not later than March 1, 2000, the  
  Secretary of Defense shall publish in the Federal Register for public   
  comment a plan to provide for increased innovative technology for       
  acquisition programs of the Department of Defense from commercial       
  private sector entities, including small-business concerns.             
     (b) Implementation of Plan.--Not later than March 1, 2001, the       
  Secretary of Defense shall implement the plan required by subsection    
  (a), subject to any modifications the Secretary may choose to make in   
  response to comments received.                                          
     (c) Elements of Plan.--The plan required by subsection (a) shall     
  include, at a minimum, the following elements:                          
       (1) Procedures through which commercial private sector entities,    
   including small-business concerns, may submit proposals recommending    
   cost-saving and innovative ideas to acquisition program managers.       
       (2) A review process designed to make recommendations on the merit  
   and viability of the proposals submitted under paragraph (1) at         
   appropriate times during the acquisition cycle.                         
       (3) Measures to limit potential disruptions to existing contracts   
   and programs from proposals accepted and incorporated into acquisition  
   programs of the Department of Defense.                                  
       (4) Measures to ensure that research and development efforts of     
   small-business concerns are considered as early as possible in a        
   program's acquisition planning process to accommodate potential         
   technology insertion without disruption to existing contracts and       
   programs.                                                               
     (d) Requirement for Report.--Not later than March 1, 2000, the       
  Secretary of Defense shall submit to the congressional defense          
  committees a report on the status of the Small Business Innovation      
  Research program rapid transition plan required by section 818 of the   
  Strom Thurmond National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1999  
  (Public Law 105 261; 112 Stat. 2089). The report shall include the      
  following:                                                              
       (1) The status of the implementation of each of the provisions of   
   the plan.                                                               
       (2) For any provision of the plan that has not been fully           
   implemented as of the date of the report--                              
     (A) the reasons that the provision has not been fully implemented; and

       (B) a schedule, including specific milestones, for the              
   implementation of the provision.                                        
     (e) Small-Business Concern Defined.--In this section, the term       
  ``small-business concern'' has the same meaning as the meaning of such  
  term as used in the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 631 et seq.).         
          SEC. 813. INCENTIVES TO PRODUCE INNOVATIVE NEW TECHNOLOGIES.            

     (a) Review of Guidelines.--The Secretary of Defense shall review the 
  profit guidelines established in the Department of Defense Supplement to
  the Federal Acquisition Regulation to consider whether appropriate      
  modifications, such as placing increased emphasis on technical risk as a
  factor for determining appropriate profit margins, would provide an     
  increased profit incentive for contractors to develop and produce       
  complex and innovative new technologies.                                
     (b) Changes to Guidelines; Report.--Not later than 180 days after the
  date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall--                
       (1) make any changes to the profit guidelines that the Secretary    
   determines to be necessary; and                                         
       (2) report to Congress on the results of the review conducted under 
   subsection (a) and on any changes to the profit guidelines that the     
   Secretary determines to be necessary pursuant to paragraph (1).         

          SEC. 814. PILOT PROGRAM FOR COMMERCIAL SERVICES.                        

     (a) Program Authorized.--The Secretary of Defense may carry out a    
  pilot program to treat procurements of commercial services as           
  procurements of commercial items.                                       
     (b) Designation of Pilot Program Categories.--The Secretary of       
  Defense may designate the following categories of services as commercial
  services covered by the pilot program:                                  
     (1) Utilities and housekeeping services.                              

     (2) Education and training services.                                  

     (3) Medical services.                                                 

     (c) Treatment as Commercial Items.--A Department of Defense contract 
  for the procurement of commercial services designated by the Secretary  
  for the pilot program shall be treated as a contract for the procurement
  of commercial items, as defined in section 4(12) of the Office of       
  Federal Procurement Policy Act (41 U.S.C. 403(12)), if the source of the
  services provides similar services contemporaneously to the general     
  public under terms and conditions similar to those offered to the       
  Federal Government.                                                     
     (d) Guidance.--Not later than 90 days after the date of the enactment
  of this Act, the Secretary shall issue guidance to procurement officials
  on contracting for commercial services under the pilot program. The     
  guidance shall place particular emphasis on ensuring that negotiated    
  prices for designated services, including prices negotiated without     
  competition, are fair and reasonable.                                   
     (e) Unified Management of Procurements.--The Secretary of Defense    
  shall develop and implement procedures to ensure that, whenever         
  appropriate, a single item manager or contracting officer is responsible
  for entering into all contracts from a single contractor for commercial 
  services under the pilot program.                                       
     (f) Duration of Pilot Program.--(1) The pilot program shall begin on 
  the date that the Secretary issues the guidance required by subsection  
  (d) and may continue for a period, not in excess of five years, that the
  Secretary shall establish.                                              
     (2) The pilot program shall cover Department of Defense contracts for
  the procurement of commercial services designated by the Secretary under
  subsection (b) that are awarded or modified during the period of the    
  pilot program, regardless of whether the contracts are performed during 
  the period.                                                             
     (g) Report to Congress.--(1) The Secretary shall submit to Congress a
  report on the impact of the pilot program on--                          
       (A) prices paid by the Federal Government under contracts for       
   commercial services covered by the pilot program;                       
       (B) the quality and timeliness of the services provided under such  
   contracts; and                                                          
     (C) the extent of competition for such contracts.                     

    (2) The Secretary shall submit the report--                           

       (A) not later than 90 days after the end of the third full fiscal   
   year for which the pilot program is in effect; or                       
       (B) if the period established for the pilot program under subsection
   (f)(1) does not cover three full fiscal years, not later than 90 days   
   after the end of the designated period.                                 
     (h) Price Trend Analysis.--The Secretary of Defense shall apply the  
  procedures developed pursuant to section 803(c) of the Strom Thurmond   
  National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1999 (Public Law 105 
  261; 112 Stat. 2081; 10 U.S.C. 2306a note) to collect and analyze       
  information on price trends for all services covered by the pilot       
  program and for the services in such categories of services not covered 
  by the pilot program to which the Secretary considers it appropriate to 
  apply those procedures.                                                 

                    SEC. 815. EXPANSION OF APPLICABILITY OF REQUIREMENT TO MAKE   
          CERTAIN PROCUREMENTS FROM SMALL ARMS PRODUCTION INDUSTRIAL BASE.        
     (a) M 2 and M 60 Machine Guns.--In fulfilling the requirement under  
  subsection (e) of section 809 of the Strom Thurmond National Defense    
  Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1999 (Public Law 105 261; 112 Stat.   
  2086; 10 U.S.C. 2473 note), if the Secretary of the Army determines that
  it is necessary to protect the small arms production industrial base,   
  the Secretary shall exercise the authority under subsection (f) of such 
  section with regard to M 2 and M 60 machine guns.                       
     (b) Covered Property and Services.--Section 2473(b) of title 10,     
  United States Code, is amended--                                        
     (1) in paragraph (1)--                                                

     (A) by striking ``Repair'' and inserting ``Critical repair'';         

     (B) by striking ``including repair parts''; and                       

     (C) by inserting ``only'' after ``consisting''; and                   

     (2) in paragraph (2), by adding ``such'' after ``Modifications of''.  


                    SEC. 816. COMPLIANCE WITH EXISTING LAW REGARDING PURCHASES OF 
          EQUIPMENT AND PRODUCTS.                                                 
     (a) Sense of Congress Regarding Purchase by the Department of Defense
  of Equipment and Products.--It is the sense of Congress that any entity 
  of the Department of Defense, in expending funds authorized by this Act 
  for the purchase of equipment or products, should fully comply with the 
  Buy American Act (41 U.S.C. 10a et seq.) and section 2533 of title 10,  
  United States Code.                                                     
     (b) Debarment of Persons Convicted of Fraudulent Use of ``Made in    
  America'' Labels.--If the Secretary of Defense determines that a person 
  has been convicted of intentionally affixing a label bearing a ``Made in
  America'' inscription, or another inscription with the same meaning, to 
  any product sold in or shipped to the United States that is not made in 
  the United States, the Secretary shall determine, in accordance with    
  section 2410f of title 10, United States Code, whether the person should
  be debarred from contracting with the Department of Defense.            
                    SEC. 817. EXTENSION OF TEST PROGRAM FOR NEGOTIATION OF        
          COMPREHENSIVE SMALL BUSINESS SUBCONTRACTING PLANS.                      
     Section 834(e) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal  
  Years 1990 and 1991 (Public Law 101 189; 15 U.S.C. 637 note) is amended 
  by striking ``September 30, 2000'' and inserting ``September 30, 2005''.
                    SEC. 818. EXTENSION OF INTERIM REPORTING RULE FOR CERTAIN     
          PROCUREMENTS LESS THAN $100,000.                                        
     Section 31(e) of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act (41    
  U.S.C. 427(e)) is amended by striking ``October 1, 1999'' and inserting 
  ``October 1, 2004''.                                                    

                    SEC. 819. INSPECTOR GENERAL REVIEW OF COMPLIANCE WITH BUY     
          AMERICAN ACT IN PURCHASES OF STRENGTH TRAINING EQUIPMENT.               
     (a) Review Required.--The Inspector General of the Department of     
  Defense shall conduct a review to determine the extent to which the     
  purchases described in subsection (b) are being made in compliance with 
  the Buy American Act (41 U.S.C. 10a et seq.).                           
     (b) Purchases Covered.--The review shall cover purchases, made during
  the review period, of free weights and other exercise equipment for use 
  in strength training by members of the Armed Forces stationed at defense
  installations located in the United States (including its territories   
  and possessions). For purposes of the preceding sentence, the review    
  period is the period beginning on April 1, 1998, and ending on March 31,
  2000. Purchases not in excess of the micro-purchase threshold shall be  
  excluded from the review.                                               
     (c) Report.--Not later than December 31, 2000, the Secretary of      
  Defense shall submit to Congress a report on the results of the review. 
    (d)  Definitions.--In this section:                                   

       (1) The term ``free weights'' means dumbbells or solid metallic     
   disks balanced on crossbars, designed to be lifted for strength training
   or athletic competition.                                                
       (2) The term ``micro-purchase threshold'' means the amount specified
   in section 32(f) of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act (41    
   U.S.C. 428(f)).                                                         
                    SEC. 820. REPORT ON OPTIONS FOR ACCELERATED ACQUISITION OF    
          PRECISION MUNITIONS.                                                    
    (a)  Findings.--Congress finds the following:                         

       (1) Current Department of Defense inventories of many types of      
   precision munitions do not meet the requirements for such munitions     
   under the National Military Strategy that the Department of Defense have
   the capability to conduct two nearly simultaneous Major Theater Wars,   
   and with respect to some types of precision munitions, those            
   requirements will not be met even after planned acquisitions are        
   complete.                                                               
       (2) Production lines for certain types of critical precision        
   munitions have been shut down, and the start-up production of           
   replacement precision munitions leaves a critical gap in acquisition of 
   follow-on precision munitions.                                          
       (3) Shortages of conventional air-launched cruise missiles during   
   Operation Allied Force (conducted against the Federal Republic of       
   Yugoslavia in the spring of 1999) and the necessity to replenish        
   inventories of land-attack Tomahawk cruise missiles following that      
   operation indicate the critical need to maintain sufficient inventories 
   of precision munitions.                                                 
     (b) Report.--Not later than February 15, 2000, the Secretary of      
  Defense shall submit to the congressional defense committees a report on
  the requirements of the Department of Defense for precision munitions   
  under the National Military Strategy that the Department of Defense have
  the capability to conduct two nearly simultaneous Major Theater Wars.   
  The report shall include the following:                                 
       (1) The effect of recent conflicts on the shift to precision        
   munitions of targets previously allocated to nonprecision munitions in  
   the inventory requirements process.                                     
       (2) The required inventories of precision munitions, by type,       
   including existing or planned munitions or such munitions with          
   appropriate upgrades, to meet the requirement that the Department of    
   Defense have the capability to conduct two nearly simultaneous Major    
   Theater Wars.                                                           
     (3) Current inventories of those precision munitions.                 

       (4) The year when required inventories for each of those types of   
   precision munitions will be achieved within the acquisition plans set   
   forth in the budget of the President for fiscal year 2001.              
       (5) The year those inventories would be achieved within existing or 
   planned production capacity if produced at--                            
     (A) the minimum sustained production rate;                            

     (B) the most economic production rate; and                            

     (C) the maximum production rate.                                      

       (6) The required level of funding to support production for each of 
   those types of munitions at each of the production rates specified in   
   paragraph (5), compared to the funding programmed for each type of      
   munition in the future-years defense program using the acquisition plans
   specified in paragraph (4).                                             
       (7) With respect to each existing or planned munitions for which the
   inventory is not expected to meet the two Major Theater War requirement 
   by October 1, 2005, the Secretary's assessment of the risk associated   
   with not having met such requirement by that date.                      
                    SEC. 821. TECHNICAL AMENDMENT TO PROHIBITION ON RELEASE OF    
          CONTRACTOR PROPOSALS UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT.              
     Section 2305(g) of title 10, United States Code, is amended in       
  paragraph (1) by striking ``the Department of Defense'' and inserting   
  ``an agency named in section 2303 of this title''.                      

           TITLE IX--DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT             


                    SUBTITLE A--DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE STRATEGIC PLANNING          

      Sec. 901. Permanent requirement for Quadrennial Defense Review.         

            Sec. 902. Minimum interval for updating and revising Department of
      Defense strategic plan.                                                 
                       SUBTITLE B--DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ORGANIZATION             

            Sec. 911. Responsibility for logistics and sustainment functions  
      of the Department of Defense.                                           
            Sec. 912. Enhancement of technology security program of Department
      of Defense.                                                             
      Sec. 913. Efficient utilization of defense laboratories.                

      Sec. 914. Center for the Study of Chinese Military Affairs.             

            Sec. 915. Authority for acceptance by Asia-Pacific Center for     
      Security Studies of foreign gifts and donations.                        
                              SUBTITLE C--PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT                    

            Sec. 921. Revisions to limitations on number of personnel assigned
      to major Department of Defense headquarters activities.                 
      Sec. 922. Defense acquisition workforce reductions.                     

            Sec. 923. Monitoring and reporting requirements regarding         
      operations tempo and personnel tempo.                                   
            Sec. 924. Administration of defense reform initiative enterprise  
      program for military manpower and personnel information.                
            Sec. 925. Payment of tuition for education and training of members
      in defense acquisition workforce.                                       
                                  SUBTITLE D--OTHER MATTERS                       

            Sec. 931. Additional matters for annual reports on joint          
      warfighting experimentation.                                            
            Sec. 932. Oversight of Department of Defense activities to combat 
      terrorism.                                                              
            Sec. 933. Responsibilities and accountability for certain         
      financial management functions.                                         
      Sec. 934. Management of Civil Air Patrol.                               


           Subtitle A--Department of Defense Strategic Planning                    


          SEC. 901. PERMANENT REQUIREMENT FOR QUADRENNIAL DEFENSE REVIEW.         

     (a) Review Required.--(1) Chapter 2 of title 10, United States Code, 
  is amended by inserting after section 117 the following new section:    
          ``118. Quadrennial defense review                                       

     ``(a) Review Required.--The Secretary of Defense shall every four    
  years, during a year following a year evenly divisible by four, conduct 
  a comprehensive examination (to be known as a `quadrennial defense      
  review') of the national defense strategy, force structure, force       
  modernization plans, infrastructure, budget plan, and other elements of 
  the defense program and policies of the United States with a view toward
  determining and expressing the defense strategy of the United States and
  establishing a defense program for the next 20 years. Each such         
  quadrennial defense review shall be conducted in consultation with the  
  Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.                                  
     ``(b) Conduct of Review.--Each quadrennial defense review shall be   
  conducted so as--                                                       
       ``(1) to delineate a national defense strategy consistent with the  
   most recent National Security Strategy prescribed by the President      
   pursuant to section 108 of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C. 
   404a);                                                                  
       ``(2) to define sufficient force structure, force modernization     
   plans, infrastructure, budget plan, and other elements of the defense   
   program of the United States associated with that national defense      
   strategy that would be required to execute successfully the full range  
   of missions called for in that national defense strategy ; and          
       ``(3) to identify (A) the budget plan that would be required to     
   provide sufficient resources to execute successfully the full range of  
   missions called for in that national defense strategy at a              
   low-to-moderate level of risk, and (B) any additional resources (beyond 
   those programmed in the current future-years defense program) required  
   to achieve such a level of risk.                                        
     ``(c) Assessment of Risk.--The assessment of risk for the purposes of
  subsection (b) shall be undertaken by the Secretary of Defense in       
  consultation with the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. That       
  assessment shall define the nature and magnitude of the political,      
  strategic, and military risks associated with executing the missions    
  called for under the national defense strategy.                         
     ``(d) Submission of QDR to Congressional Committees.--The Secretary  
  shall submit a report on each quadrennial defense review to the         
  Committees on Armed Services of the Senate and the House of             
  Representatives. The report shall be submitted not later than September 
  30 of the year in which the review is conducted. The report shall       
  include the following:                                                  
       ``(1) The results of the review, including a comprehensive          
   discussion of the national defense strategy of the United States and the
   force structure best suited to implement that strategy at a             
   low-to-moderate level of risk.                                          
       ``(2) The assumed or defined national security interests of the     
   United States that inform the national defense strategy defined in the  
   review.                                                                 
       ``(3) The threats to the assumed or defined national security       
   interests of the United States that were examined for the purposes of   
   the review and the scenarios developed in the examination of those      
   threats.                                                                
       ``(4) The assumptions used in the review, including assumptions     
   relating to--                                                           
     ``(A) the status of readiness of United States forces;                

       ``(B) the cooperation of allies, mission-sharing and additional     
   benefits to and burdens on United States forces resulting from coalition
   operations;                                                             
     ``(C) warning times;                                                  

       ``(D) levels of engagement in operations other than war and         
   smaller-scale contingencies and withdrawal from such operations and     
   contingencies; and                                                      
       ``(E) the intensity, duration, and military and political end-states
   of conflicts and smaller-scale contingencies.                           
       ``(5) The effect on the force structure and on readiness for        
   high-intensity combat of preparations for and participation in          
   operations other than war and smaller-scale contingencies.              
       ``(6) The manpower and sustainment policies required under the      
   national defense strategy to support engagement in conflicts lasting    
   longer than 120 days.                                                   
       ``(7) The anticipated roles and missions of the reserve components  
   in the national defense strategy and the strength, capabilities, and    
   equipment necessary to assure that the reserve components can capably   
   discharge those roles and missions.                                     
       ``(8) The appropriate ratio of combat forces to support forces      
   (commonly referred to as the `tooth-to-tail' ratio) under the national  
   defense strategy, including, in particular, the appropriate number and  
   size of headquarters units and Defense Agencies for that purpose.       
       ``(9) The strategic and tactical air-lift, sea-lift, and ground     
   transportation capabilities required to support the national defense    
   strategy.                                                               
       ``(10) The forward presence, pre-positioning, and other anticipatory
   deployments necessary under the national defense strategy for conflict  
   deterrence and adequate military response to anticipated conflicts.     
       ``(11) The extent to which resources must be shifted among two or   
   more theaters under the national defense strategy in the event of       
   conflict in such theaters.                                              
       ``(12) The advisability of revisions to the Unified Command Plan as 
   a result of the national defense strategy.                              
       ``(13) The effect on force structure of the use by the armed forces 
   of technologies anticipated to be available for the ensuing 20 years.   
     ``(14) Any other matter the Secretary considers appropriate.          

     ``(e) CJCS Review.--Upon the completion of each review under         
  subsection (a), the Chairman of the Joint Chief of Staff shall prepare  
  and submit to the Secretary of Defense the Chairman's assessment of the 
  review, including the Chairman's assessment of risk. The Chairman's     
  assessment shall be submitted to the Secretary in time for the inclusion
  of the assessment in the report. The Secretary shall include the        
  Chairman's assessment, together with the Secretary's comments, in the   
  report in its entirety.''.                                              
     (2) The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 2 of such title
  is amended by inserting after the item relating to section 117 the      
  following new item:                                                     


      ``118. Quadrennial defense review.''.                                   



     (b) Date for Submission of National Security Strategy.--Section      
  108(a) of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C. 404a(a)) is      
  amended by adding at the end the following new paragraph:               
     ``(3) Not later than 150 days after the date on which a new President
  takes office, the President shall transmit to Congress a national       
  security strategy report under this section. That report shall be in    
  addition to the report for that year transmitted at the time specified  
  in paragraph (2).''.                                                    
     (c) Specified Matter for Next QDR.--In the first quadrennial defense 
  review conducted under section 118 of title 10, United States Code, as  
  added by subsection (a), the Secretary shall include in the technologies
  considered for the purposes of paragraph (13) of subsection (d) of that 
  section the following: precision guided munitions, stealth, night       
  vision, digitization, and communications.                               
                    SEC. 902. MINIMUM INTERVAL FOR UPDATING AND REVISING          
          DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE STRATEGIC PLAN.                                   
     Section 306(b) of title 5, United States Code, is amended by striking
  ``, and shall be updated and revised at least every three years.'' and  
  inserting a period and the following: ``The strategic plan shall be     
  updated and revised at least every three years, except that the         
  strategic plan for the Department of Defense shall be updated and       
  revised at least every four years.''.                                   
           Subtitle B--Department of Defense Organization                          

                    SEC. 911. RESPONSIBILITY FOR LOGISTICS AND SUSTAINMENT        
          FUNCTIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE.                                 
     (a) Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Technology.--(1)  
  The position of Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and          
  Technology in the Department of Defense is hereby redesignated as the   
  Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics.  
  Any reference in any law, regulation, document, or other record of the  
  United States to the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and     
  Technology shall be treated as referring to the Under Secretary of      
  Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics.                     
    (2) Section 133 of title 10, United States Code, is amended--         

       (A) in subsections (a), (b), and (e)(1), by striking ``Under        
   Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Technology'' and inserting     
   ``Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and           
   Logistics''; and                                                        
     (B) in subsection (b)--                                               

     (i) by striking ``logistics,'' in paragraph (2);                      

       (ii) by redesignating paragraphs (3) and (4) as paragraphs (4) and  
   (5), respectively; and                                                  
       (iii) by inserting after paragraph (2) the following new paragraph  
   (3):                                                                    
       ``(3) establishing policies for logistics, maintenance, and         
   sustainment support for all elements of the Department of Defense;''.   
     (b) New Deputy Under Secretary for Logistics and Materiel            
  Readiness.--(1) Chapter 4 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by
  inserting after section 133a the following new section:                 
                    ``133b. Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Logistics and   
          Materiel Readiness                                                      
     ``(a) There is a Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Logistics and 
  Materiel Readiness, appointed from civilian life by the President, by   
  and with the advice and consent of the Senate. The Deputy Under         
  Secretary shall be appointed from among persons with an extensive       
  background in the sustainment of major weapon systems and combat support
  equipment.                                                              
     ``(b) The Deputy Under Secretary is the principal adviser to the     
  Secretary and the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition,           
  Technology, and Logistics on logistics and materiel readiness in the    
  Department of Defense and is the principal logistics official within the
  senior management of the Department of Defense.                         
     ``(c) The Deputy Under Secretary shall perform such duties relating  
  to logistics and materiel readiness as the Under Secretary of Defense   
  for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics may assign, including--      
       ``(1) prescribing, by authority of the Secretary of Defense,        
   policies and procedures for the conduct of logistics, maintenance,      
   materiel readiness, and sustainment support in the Department of        
   Defense;                                                                
       ``(2) advising and assisting the Secretary of Defense, the Deputy   
   Secretary of Defense, and the Under Secretary of Defense for            
   Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics providing guidance to and        
   consulting with the Secretaries of the military departments, with       
   respect to logistics, maintenance, materiel readiness, and sustainment  
   support in the Department of Defense; and                               
       ``(3) monitoring and reviewing all logistics, maintenance, materiel 
   readiness, and sustainment support programs in the Department of        
   Defense.''.                                                             
     (2) Section 5314 of title 5, United States Code, is amended by       
  inserting after the paragraph relating to the Deputy Under Secretary of 
  Defense for Acquisition and Technology the following new paragraph:     
       ``Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Logistics and Materiel      
   Readiness.''.                                                           
     (c) Revisions to Law Providing for Deputy Under Secretary for        
  Acquisition and Technology.--Section 133a(b) of title 10, United States 
  Code, is amended--                                                      
       (1) by striking ``his duties'' in the first sentence and inserting  
   ``the Under Secretary's duties relating to acquisition and technology'';
   and                                                                     
     (2) by striking the second sentence.                                  

     (d) Conforming Amendments to Chapter 4.-- Chapter 4 of such title is 
  further amended as follows:                                             
       (1) Sections 131(b)(2), 134(c), 137(b), and 139(b) are amended by   
   striking ``Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Technology''  
   each place it appears and inserting ``Under Secretary of Defense for    
   Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics''.                               
     (2) The heading of section 133 is amended to read as follows:         

                    ``133. Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology,
          and Logistics''.                                                        
     (3) The table of sections at the beginning of the chapter is amended--

       (A) by striking the item relating to section 133 and inserting the  
   following:                                                              


            ``133. Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and
      Logistics.'';                                                           


   and                                                                     

       (B) by inserting after the item relating to section 133a the        
   following new item:                                                     


            ``133b. Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Logistics and       
      Materiel Readiness.''.                                                  


     (e) Additional Conforming Amendments.--Section 5313 of title 5,      
  United States Code, is amended by striking ``Under Secretary of Defense 
  for Acquisition and Technology'' and inserting ``Under Secretary of     
  Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics''.                   

                    SEC. 912. ENHANCEMENT OF TECHNOLOGY SECURITY PROGRAM OF       
          DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE.                                                  
     (a) Specification of Technology Security Directorate.--For purposes  
  of this section, a reference to the Technology Security Directorate is a
  reference to the element within the Defense Threat Reduction Agency of  
  the Department of Defense having responsibility for technology security 
  matters (known as of the date of the enactment of this Act as the       
  Technology Security Directorate).                                       
     (b) Functions.--The head of the Technology Security Directorate shall
  have authority to advise the Secretary of Defense and the Deputy        
  Secretary of Defense, through the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy,
  on policy issues related to the transfer of strategically sensitive     
  technology, including issues relating to the following:                 
     (1) Strategic trade.                                                  

     (2) Defense cooperative programs.                                     

     (3) Science and technology agreements and exchanges.                  

     (4) Export of munitions items.                                        

     (5) International memorandums of understanding.                       

     (6) Foreign acquisitions.                                             

     (c) Resources for Technology Security Directorate.--The Secretary of 
  Defense shall ensure that the head of the Technology Security           
  Directorate has appropriate personnel and fiscal resources available,   
  and receives all necessary support, to carry out the missions of the    
  Directorate efficiently and effectively.                                
     (d) Approval Authority of Under Secretary for Policy.--Staff and     
  resources of the Technology Security Directorate may not be used to     
  fulfill any requirement or activity of the Defense Threat Reduction     
  Agency that does not directly relate to the technology security and     
  export control missions of the Technology Security Directorate except   
  with the prior approval of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy.   
     (e) Report on Export Control Resources.--Not later than March 1,     
  2000, the Secretary of Defense shall submit to the congressional defense
  committees a report setting forth the personnel and budget resources of 
  the Technology Security Directorate as of October 1, 1998, and as of    
  September 30, 1999, as well as any planned increases in those resources 
  for fiscal years 2000 and 2001. The report shall include the following: 
     (1) Numbers of personnel, measured in full-time equivalents.          

     (2) Number of license applications reviewed.                          

     (3) The budget of the Technology Security Directorate.                

       (4) The number of personnel during the preceding fiscal year        
   assigned to the Technology Security Directorate who were assigned during
   that year to assist in activities of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency
   unrelated to technology security or export control issues, together with
   an explanation of the effect of any such assignment on the Directorate's
   ability to fulfill its mission.                                         

          SEC. 913. EFFICIENT UTILIZATION OF DEFENSE LABORATORIES.                

     (a) Analysis by Independent Panel.--(1) Not later than 45 days after 
  the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Defense shall   
  convene a panel of independent experts under the auspices of the Defense
  Science Board to conduct an analysis of the resources and capabilities  
  of all of the laboratories and test and evaluation facilities of the    
  Department of Defense, including those of the military departments. In  
  conducting the analysis, the panel shall identify opportunities to      
  achieve efficiency and reduce duplication of efforts by consolidating   
  responsibilities by area or function or by designating lead agencies or 
  executive agents in cases considered appropriate. The panel shall report
  its findings to the Secretary of Defense and to Congress not later than 
  August 1, 2000.                                                         
     (2) The analysis required by paragraph (1) shall, at a minimum,      
  address the capabilities of the laboratories and test and evaluation    
  facilities in the areas of air vehicles, armaments, command, control,   
  communications, and intelligence, space, directed energy, electronic    
  warfare, medicine, corporate laboratories, civil engineering,           
  geophysics, and the environment.                                        
     (b) Performance Review Process.--Not later than 180 days after the   
  date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Defense shall       
  develop an appropriate performance review process for rating the quality
  and relevance of work performed by the Department of Defense            
  laboratories. The process shall include customer evaluation and peer    
  review by Department of Defense personnel and appropriate experts from  
  outside the Department of Defense. The process shall provide for rating 
  all laboratories of the Army, Navy, and Air Force on a consistent basis.

          SEC. 914. CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF CHINESE MILITARY AFFAIRS.             

     (a) Establishment.--The Secretary of Defense shall establish a Center
  for the Study of Chinese Military Affairs as part of the National       
  Defense University. The Center shall be organized under the Institute   
  for National Strategic Studies of the University.                       
     (b) Qualifications of Director.--The Director of the Center shall be 
  an individual who is a distinguished scholar of proven academic,        
  management, and leadership credentials with a superior record of        
  achievement and publication regarding Chinese political, strategic, and 
  military affairs.                                                       
     (c) Mission.--The mission of the Center is to study and inform       
  policymakers in the Department of Defense, Congress, and throughout the 
  Government regarding the national goals and strategic posture of the    
  People's Republic of China and the ability of that nation to develop,   
  field, and deploy an effective military instrument in support of its    
  national strategic objectives. The Center shall accomplish that mission 
  by a variety of means intended to widely disseminate the research       
  findings of the Center.                                                 
     (d) Startup of Center.--The Secretary of Defense shall establish the 
  Center for the Study of Chinese Military Affairs not later than March 1,
  2000. The first Director of the Center shall be appointed not later than
  June 1, 2000. The Center should be fully operational not later than June
  1, 2001.                                                                
     (e) Implementation Report.--(1) Not later than January 1, 2001, the  
  President of the National Defense University shall submit to the        
  Secretary of Defense a report setting forth the President's             
  organizational plan for the Center for the Study of Chinese Military    
  Affairs, the proposed budget for the Center, and the timetable for      
  initial and full operations of the Center. The President of the National
  Defense University shall prepare that report in consultation with the   
  Director of the Center and the Director of the Institute for National   
  Strategic Studies of the University.                                    
     (2) The Secretary of Defense shall transmit the report under         
  paragraph (1), together with whatever comments the Secretary considers  
  appropriate, to the Committee on Armed Services of the Senate and the   
  Committee on Armed Services of the House of Representatives not later   
  than February 1, 2001.                                                  

                    SEC. 915. AUTHORITY FOR ACCEPTANCE BY ASIA-PACIFIC CENTER FOR 
          SECURITY STUDIES OF FOREIGN GIFTS AND DONATIONS.                        
     (a) In General.--Chapter 155 of title 10, United States Code, is     
  amended by adding at the end the following new section:                 

                    ``2611. Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies: acceptance  
          of foreign gifts and donations                                          
     ``(a) Authority To Accept Foreign Gifts and Donations.--(1) Subject  
  to subsection (b), the Secretary of Defense may accept, on behalf of the
  Asia-Pacific Center, foreign gifts or donations in order to defray the  
  costs of, or enhance the operation of, the Asia-Pacific Center.         
     ``(2) In this section, the term `Asia-Pacific Center' means the      
  Department of Defense organization within the United States Pacific     
  Command known as the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies.          
     ``(b) Limitation.--The Secretary may not accept a gift or donation   
  under subsection (a) if the acceptance of the gift or donation would    
  compromise or appear to compromise--                                    
       ``(1) the ability of the Department of Defense, any employee of the 
   Department, or members of the armed forces to carry out any             
   responsibility or duty of the Department in a fair and objective manner;
   or                                                                      
       ``(2) the integrity of any program of the Department of Defense or  
   of any person involved in such a program.                               
     ``(c) Criteria for Acceptance.--The Secretary shall prescribe written
  guidance setting forth the criteria to be used in determining whether   
  the acceptance of a foreign gift or donation would have a result        
  described in subsection (b).                                            
     ``(d) Crediting of Funds.--Funds accepted by the Secretary under     
  subsection (a) shall be credited to appropriations available to the     
  Department of Defense for the Asia-Pacific Center. Funds so credited    
  shall be merged with the appropriations to which credited and shall be  
  available to the Asia-Pacific Center for the same purposes and same     
  period as the appropriations with which merged.                         
     ``(e) Notice to Congress.--If the total amount of funds accepted     
  under subsection (a) in any fiscal year exceeds $2,000,000, the         
  Secretary shall notify Congress of the amount of those donations for    
  that fiscal year. Any such notice shall list each of the contributors of
  such amounts and the amount of each contribution in that fiscal year.   
     ``(f) Foreign Gift or Donation Defined.--For purposes of this        
  section, a foreign gift or donation is a gift or donation of funds,     
  materials (including research materials), property, or services         
  (including lecture services and faculty services) from a foreign        
  government, a foundation or other charitable organization in a foreign  
  country, or an individual in a foreign country.''.                      

     (b) Clerical Amendment.--The table of sections at the beginning of   
  such chapter is amended by adding at the end the following new item:    


            ``2611. Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies: acceptance of   
      foreign gifts and donations.''.                                         

           Subtitle C--Personnel Management                                        

                    SEC. 921. REVISIONS TO LIMITATIONS ON NUMBER OF PERSONNEL     
          ASSIGNED TO MAJOR DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE HEADQUARTERS ACTIVITIES.        
     (a) Revised Limitation.--(1) Section 130a of title 10, United States 
  Code, is amended to read as follows:                                    
                    ``130a. Major Department of Defense headquarters activities   
          personnel: limitation                                                   
     ``(a) Limitation.--Effective October 1, 2002, the number of major    
  headquarters activities personnel in the Department of Defense may not  
  exceed 85 percent of the baseline number.                               
     ``(b) Phased Reduction.--The number of major headquarters activities 
  personnel in the Department of Defense--                                
       ``(1) as of October 1, 2000, may not exceed 95 percent of the       
   baseline number; and                                                    
       ``(2) as of October 1, 2001, may not exceed 90 percent of the       
   baseline number.                                                        
     ``(c) Baseline Number.--In this section, the term `baseline number'  
  means the number of major headquarters activities personnel in the      
  Department of Defense as of October 1, 1999.                            
     ``(d) Major Headquarters Activities.--(1) For purposes of this       
  section, major headquarters activities are those