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FAS Note: The following is an excerpt from the the Defense Appropriations Act for FY 2002, which was passed by the House on November 28.
Congressional Record: November 28, 2001 (House)
Page H8441-H8491
                       
 
 
             DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2002

  The SPEAKER pro tempore. Pursuant to House Resolution 296 and rule 
XVIII, the Chair declares the House in the Committee of the Whole House 
on the State of the Union for the consideration of the bill, H.R. 3338.

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                                TITLE IX

   COUNTER-TERRORISM AND DEFENSE AGAINST WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION

        Counter-Terrorism and Operational Response Transfer Fund


                     (including transfer of funds)

       For urgent enhancements to intelligence and military 
     capabilities in order to prosecute Operation ENDURING 
     FREEDOM; to discover, infiltrate, and deter terrorist groups; 
     to protect against terrorist attacks that might employ either 
     conventional means or weapons of mass destruction, and to 
     prepare against the consequences of such attacks; to deny 
     unauthorized users the opportunity to modify, steal, 
     inappropriately disclose, or destroy sensitive military 
     intelligence data or networks, and to accelerate improvements 
     in information networks and operations, $1,670,000,000, to 
     remain available until expended, of which $451,000,000 shall 
     be made available to the Director of Central Intelligence, 
     and of which $1,219,000,000 shall be made available to the 
     Secretary of Defense: Provided, That of the amounts made 
     available under this heading for the Department of Defense, 
     $474,000,000 is available only for improving chemical and 
     biological defense capabilities of the Department of Defense: 
     Provided further, That of the amounts made available under 
     this heading for the Department of Defense, $275,000,000 is 
     available only for improving the effectiveness of Department 
     of Defense and intelligence agency capabilities in the areas 
     of information assurance, critical infrastructure protection, 
     and information operations: Provided further, That in order 
     to carry out the specified purposes under this heading, funds 
     made available under this heading may be transferred to any 
     appropriation account otherwise enacted by this Act: Provided 
     further, That the funds transferred shall be merged with and 
     shall be available for the same purposes and for the same 
     time period, as the appropriation to which transferred: 
     Provided further, That the transfer authority provided under 
     this heading is in addition to any other transfer authority 
     available to the Department of Defense: Provided further, 
     That upon a determination that all or part of the funds 
     transferred from this appropriation are excess for the 
     purposes provided herein, such amounts may be transferred 
     back to this appropriation: Provided further, That of the 
     amounts provided under this heading, $10,000,000 shall be 
     transferred to the Department of Justice, only for enhanced 
     terrorism-related financial and money laundering 
     investigation operations: Provided further, That 
     notwithstanding any other provision of law, of the amounts 
     provided under this heading, the Secretary of Defense is 
     authorized to transfer $70,000,000 to other activities of the 
     Federal Government: Provided further, That within 90 days of 
     enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Defense and the 
     Director of Central Intelligence shall each provide to the 
     Congress a classified report specifying the projects and 
     accounts to which funds provided under this heading are to be 
     transferred.