H.R.5631 - Appropriations bill FY2006, Defense
Making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2007, and for other purposes. view all titles (8)
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- Popular: Appropriations bill FY2006, Defense.
- Popular: Defense Department FY2006 Appropriations bill.
- Short: Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2007 as introduced.
- Short: Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2007 as reported to house.
- Short: Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2007 as passed house.
- Short: Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2007 as reported to senate.
- Short: Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2007 as passed senate.
- Official: Making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2007, and for other purposes. as introduced.
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Official Summary9/7/2006--Passed Senate, amended. (There are 4 other summaries)Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2007 - Title I: Military Personnel - Appropriates funds for FY2007 for active-duty and reserve personnel in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force, and for National Guard personnel
9/7/2006--Passed Senate, amended. (There are 4 other summaries)
Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2007 - Title I: Military Personnel - Appropriates funds for FY2007 for active-duty and reserve personnel in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force, and for National Guard personnel in the Army and Air Force.
Title II: Operation and Maintenance - Appropriates funds for FY2007 for operation and maintenance (O&M) for the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force, the defense agencies, the reserve components, and the Army and Air National Guard. Appropriates funds for:
(1) the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces;
(2) environmental restoration for the Army, Navy, Air Force, defense-wide, and at formerly used defense sites;
(3) overseas humanitarian, disaster, and civic aid; and
(4) former Soviet Union threat reduction.
Title III: Procurement - Appropriates funds for FY2007 for procurement by the Armed Forces of aircraft, missiles, weapons, tracked combat vehicles, ammunition, shipbuilding and conversion, and other procurement. Appropriates funds for:
(1) defense-wide procurement;
(2) National Guard and reserve equipment; and
(3) certain procurements under the Defense Production Act of 1950.
Title IV: Research, Development, Test and Evaluation - Appropriates funds for FY2007 for research, development, test and evaluation (RDT&E) by the Armed Forces and defense agencies. Appropriates funds for the Director of Operational Test and Evaluation.
Title V: Revolving and Management Funds - Appropriates funds for:
(1) the Defense Working Capital Funds;
(2) programs under the National Defense Sealift Fund; and
(3) the Pentagon Reservation Maintenance Revolving Fund.
Title VI: Other Department of Defense Programs - Appropriates funds for:
(1) the Defense Health Program;
(2) the destruction of lethal chemical agents and munitions;
(3) drug interdiction and counter-drug activities, defense; and
(4) the Office of the Inspector General.
Title VII: Related Agencies - Appropriates funds for the:
(1) Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System Fund; and
(2) Intelligence Community Management Account.
Title VIII: General Provisions - Specifies authorized, restricted, and prohibited uses of authorized funds.
(Sec. 8008)Authorizes procurement funds to be used for a multiyear procurement contract for:
(1) the C-17 Globemaster;
(2) the F-22A;
(3) MH-60R helicopters and mission equipment; and
(4) the V-22 Osprey.
(Sec. 8010)Prohibits, during FY2007, the management by end strengths of Department of Defense (DOD) civilian personnel.
(Sec. 8011)Prohibits funds from this or any other Act from being used to initiate a new installation overseas without 30-day advance notification to the appropriations committees.
(Sec. 8024)Authorizes DOD to incur obligations of up to $350 million for DOD military compensation, construction projects, and supplies and services in anticipation of receipts of contributions from the government of Kuwait.
(Sec. 8026)Prohibits the use of funds from this Act to establish a new federally funded research and development center (FFRDC). Limits the federal compensation to be paid to FFRDC members or consultants. Prohibits the use of FY2007 funds for new building construction, cost-sharing payments for projects funded by government grants, absorption of cost overruns, or certain charitable contributions. Limits the staff years of technical effort that may be funded for FFRDCs from FY2007 funds. Reduces, by $53.2 million, the total amount appropriated in this Act for FFRDCs.
(Sec. 8024)Provides Buy American requirements with respect to the DOD procurement of carbon, alloy, or armor steel plating.
(Sec. 8030)Requires the Secretary of Defense (Secretary) to report to Congress on the amount of DOD purchases from foreign entities in FY2007.
(Sec. 8033)Authorizes the Secretary of the Air Force to convey to Indian tribes located in North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, and Minnesota relocatable military housing units currently located at Grand Forks and Minot Air Force Bases that are excess to the needs of the Air Force. Requires the Operation Walking Shield Program to resolve any housing unit conflicts arising after such conveyance.
(Sec. 8038)Makes specified DOD O&M funds available only for the mitigation of environmental impacts on Indian lands resulting from DOD activities.
(Sec. 8039)Prohibits the use of funds:
(1) by a DOD entity without compliance with the Buy American Act;
(2) to establish additional field operating agencies of DOD elements, except for those funded within the National Foreign Intelligence Program and Army agencies established to eliminate, mitigate, or counter the effects of improvised explosive devices;
(3) for assistance to the Democratic People's Republic of North Korea, unless specifically appropriated for such purpose; and
(4) to reduce the civilian medical and medical support personnel assigned to military treatment facilities below the September 30, 2003, level.
(Sec. 8043)Rescinds specified funds from various accounts under prior defense appropriations Acts.
(Sec. 8049)Prohibits the transfer to any other department or agency, except as specifically provided in an appropriations law, of funds available to DOD or the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) for drug interdiction or counter-drug activities.
(Sec. 8054)Prohibits current fiscal year DOD funds from being obligated or expended to transfer to another nation or international organization defense articles or services for use in any United Nations (UN) peacekeeping or peace enforcement operation, or for any other international peacekeeping, peace enforcement, or humanitarian assistance operation, unless specified congressional committees are given 15 days' advance notice.
(Sec. 8061)Makes DOD funds available to provide transportation of medical supplies and equipment to:
(1) American Samoa; and
(2) the Indian Health Service in conjunction with a civil-military project.
(Sec. 8062)Prohibits the use of this Act's funds to approve or license the sale of the F-22A advanced tactical fighter to any foreign government.
(Sec. 8063)Authorizes the Secretary, on a case-by-case basis, to waive limitations on the procurement of defense items from a foreign country if:
(1) the Secretary determines that such limitations would invalidate cooperative or reciprocal trade agreements for the procurement of defense items; and
(2) such country does not discriminate against the same or similar defense items procured in the United States for that country. Provides exceptions.
(Sec. 8064)Prohibits the use of appropriated funds to support a unit of the security forces of a foreign country if credible information exists that such unit has committed a gross violation of human rights, unless all necessary corrective steps have been taken. Requires the monitoring of such information. Authorizes the Secretary to waive such prohibition under extraordinary circumstances (requiring a report to the defense committees on any such waiver).
(Sec. 8069)Provides for the crediting during the current fiscal year of certain refunds attributable to the use of government travel or purchase cards or refunds for travel arranged by a government-contracted travel management center.
(Sec. 8070)Prohibits appropriated funds from being used for a mission critical or mission essential financial management information technology system that is not registered with the DOD Chief Information Officer. Prohibits such a system from receiving a Milestone A or B approval, or full rate production approval, until the Chief Information Officer certifies to the defense committees that the system is being developed in accordance with the Clinger-Cohen Act of 1996.
(Sec. 8072)Authorizes members of the National Guard performing full-time duty to support ground-based elements of the National Ballistic Missile Defense System.
(Sec. 8073)Prohibits appropriated funds from being used to transfer to any nongovernmental entity specified armor-piercing ammunition, except to an entity performing demilitarization services for DOD.
(Sec. 8074)Authorizes the Chief of the National Guard Bureau to waive payment for the lease of non-excess DOD personal property to certain, youth, social, or fraternal nonprofit organizations.
(Sec. 8079)Authorizes the Secretary to carry out a program to distribute surplus DOD dental and medical equipment to Indian Health Service facilities and federally-qualified health centers.
(Sec. 8080)Reduces by:
(1) $92 million the total amount of O&M funds appropriated in this Act, to reflect savings attributable to efficiencies and management improvements in the funding of miscellaneous or other contracts in the military departments; and
(2) $71 million the total amount appropriated in this Act, to limit excessive growth in the procurement of advisory and assistance services.
(Sec. 8082)Earmarks specified RDT&E funds for producing Arrow missile components in the United States and Arrow missile components and missiles in Israel to meet Israel's defense requirements.
(Sec. 8083)Makes Navy shipbuilding and conversion funds available to fund prior-year shipbuilding cost increases, allocating such funds among specified naval accounts.
(Sec. 8084)Authorizes the Secretary of the Navy to settle any and all admiralty claims arising out of the collision involving the U.S.S. GREENEVILLE and the EHIME MARU.
(1) DOD and the Army to make future budgetary and programming plans to fully finance the Non-Line of Sight Objective Force cannon and resupply vehicle program in order to field such system in FY2010; and
(2) the Army to ensure that budgetary and programmatic plans will provide for no fewer than seven Stryker Brigade Combat Teams.
(Sec. 8090)Requires the FY2008 budget to include separate budget justification documents for costs of U.S. Armed Forces' participation in contingency operations for the military personnel, O&M, and procurement accounts.
(Sec. 8091)Prohibits funds from being used for RDT&E, procurement, or deployment of nuclear armed interceptors of a missile defense system.
(Sec. 8092)Earmarks funds for the Regional Defense Counter-terrorism Fellowship Program.
(Sec. 8094)Prohibits the availability of funds from this Act for integration of foreign intelligence information unless such information has been lawfully collected and processed during the conduct of authorized foreign intelligence activities.
(Sec. 8096)Requires Ready Reserve members who are called or ordered to active duty in time of national emergency to be notified of their expected mobilization period at the time they are called or ordered. Allows the Secretary to waive such requirement in order to respond to a national security emergency or meet dire operational requirements.
(Sec. 8098)Reduces the total amount appropriated in this Act for:
(1) O&M by $85 million, to limit excessive growth in the travel and transportation of persons; and
(2) titles II through VI by specified amounts, to reflect savings from revised economic assumptions.
(Sec. 8099)Appropriates funds for assistance to public schools that have unusually high concentrations of special needs military dependents enrolled.
(Sec. 8105)Makes specified Navy O&M funds available for the Asia Pacific Regional Initiative Program to enable the Pacific Command to execute Theater Security Cooperation activities such as humanitarian assistance and payment of costs of training and exercising with foreign security forces.
(Sec. 8106)Authorizes the Secretary to present promotional materials, including a U.S. flag and other recognition items, to any member who participates in and returns from Operations Enduring Freedom or Iraqi Freedom, in conjunction with any week-long national observation and day of national celebration.
(Sec. 8108)Prohibits funds appropriated to DOD from being obligated or expended for retiring or dismantling any of the 93 Air Force B-52H bomber aircraft in service as of June 1, 2006, until 30 days after the Secretary of the Air Force reports to the defense committees on the bomber force structure meeting specified requirements, including modernization.
(Sec. 8109)Requires a report from the Secretary to the defense committees regarding the DOD Depleted Uranium Sensing and Treatment for Removal program.
(Sec. 8110)Earmarks funds for:
(1) a virtual interactive combat environment for the New Jersey National Guard;
(2) a Navy man overboard identification system;
(3) interoperable mobile wireless communications capability for the U.S. Northern Command;
(4) the advanced airship flying laboratory;
(5) testing of the parafoil joint precision air drop system;
(6) specified integration of internal weapons bays of B-52 aircraft; and
(7) equipment reset requirements resulting from continuing combat operations.
(Sec. 8117)Provides the authorized period for the modification of national defense contracts following notification from the Army Contract Adjustment Board to the defense committees.
(Sec. 8119)Requires an interim and final report from the Secretary to the defense committees on the management of the DOD biometrics program.
(Sec. 8120)Earmarks funds for:
(1) the joint advertising, market research, and studies program;
(2) a traveling exhibit for the U.S. Army Center of Military History;
(3) environmental management and compliance information;
(4) commercialization and industrialization of adaptive optics;
(5) a sonar system for unmanned underwater vehicles;
(6) the procurement of radiation-hardened microelectronics;
(7) the transportable transponder landing system;
(8) individual first aid kits;
(9) the advanced tank armament system;
(10) the development of a lightweight all-terrain vehicle; and
(11) a pilot program on troops to nurse teachers.
(Sec. 8123)Directs the Secretary to report to the defense committees concerning medical countermeasures for treating forward-deployed personnel against lethal effects of acute radiation syndrome.
(Sec. 8132)Limits the aggregate amount available for FY2007 DOD expenses relating to conferences.
(Sec. 8133)Directs that each report required by this Act to be submitted by DOD to the appropriations committees also be posted on the DOD public Internet website within 48 hours after the report is submitted.
(Sec. 8134)Requires the Secretary, with regard to payments made with funds provided by this Act, to submit to specified congressional committees a report describing risk assessments performed by DOD on payments made for travel, including an estimate of improper payments.
(Sec. 8135)Earmarks funds for:
(1) the wireless maritime inspection system;
(2) a simulation for unmanned aerial vehicles;
(3) caliber recoil mitigation technologies; and
(4) the automated communications system for warfighters, intelligence community, linguists, and analysts.
(Sec. 8139)Prohibits the use of funds to enter into an agreement with the government of Iraq that would subject U.S. military personnel to the jurisdiction of Iraq criminal courts or punishment under Iraq law.
(Sec. 8140)Requires a report from the Secretary to Congress, as well as posting on the DOD public Internet website, on each earmark of funds made by this Act.
(Sec. 8141)Earmarks funds for:
(1) a program element for blast protection research;
(2) an Army support hospital;
(3) refinements in the use of class IV unmanned aerial vehicles and associated ground stations;
(4) combat vehicle and automotive technology; and
(5) advanced procurement of nuclear propulsion equipment.
(Sec. 8144)Prohibits the use of funds to :
(1) establish any military installation or base for the permanent stationing of U.S. Armed Forces in Iraq; or
(2) exercise U.S. control over any oil resource of Iraq.
(Sec. 8148)Requires the Secretary of the Air Force to submit to the defense committees a cost-benefit analysis of proposed realignments or closures of research and development or test and evaluation installations, activities, facilities, laboratories, units, functions, or capabilities of the Air Force.
(Sec. 8149)Earmarks funds for DOD's Office of Economic Adjustment to conduct a traffic study on improvements to the transportation infrastructure around Fort Belvoir, Virginia, to accommodate an increased workforce resulting from decisions implemented under the 2005 round of defense base closures and realignments. Requires a study report from the Secretary to the defense committees.
(Sec. 8150)Earmarks funds for:
(1) completion of a final phase of a classified defense activity;
(2) an Army project for developing a field-portable oxygen generator device for wounded soldiers;
(3) systems to address Navy unmanned underwater vehicle requirements;
(4) thermoplastic composite body armor research;
(5) the renovation and repair of barracks at Camp Perry, Ohio;
(6) weapons and munitions advanced technology;
(7) mental health and readjustment assistance to members of the National Guard and reserves, and their families, upon their return from deployment;
(8) physical and data security improvements at Navy recruiting stations; and
(9) the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center.
(Sec. 8153)Directs the Secretary of the Interior to place limitations on royalty relief granted under any lease for the production of oil or natural gas on federal lands. Reaffirms such Secretary's authority to vary the suspension of royalties under any lease subject to provisions of the Outer Continental Shelf Deep Water Royalty Relief Act.
(Sec. 8160)Increases by $700 million the amounts appropriated for DOD drug interdiction and counter-drug activities, to be used to:
(1) eliminate the production and trade of opium and heroin; and
(2) prevent terrorists from using the proceeds of such trade for terrorist activities in Afghanistan, Iraq, and elsewhere.
(Sec. 8161)Earmarks funds for:
(1) infrastructure for the Afghanistan military legal system;
(2) a training simulator for the Montana Army National Guard;
(3) testing of the joint improvised explosive device neutralizer III;
(4) development of a field-deployable hydrogen fueling station;
(5) bioterrorism protection research; and
(6) the heavy fuel diesel engine.
(Sec. 8166)Authorizes the Secretary of the Army to reimburse members of the 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team for expenses incurred by such member (or his or her family member) when the expenses are not otherwise reimbursable by law, as long as such expenses are a direct consequence of reasonable preparation for, or execution of, military orders. Title IX: Additional Appropriations - Chapter 1: Military Personnel - Appropriates additional funds, to be designated for contingency operations directly related to the global war on terrorism, to DOD for military personnel.
Chapter 2: Operation and Maintenance - Appropriates additional funds, for contingency operations related to the global war on terrorism, for
(2) the Iraq Freedom Fund;
(3) the Afghanistan Security Forces Fund;
(4) the Iraq Security Forces Fund; and
(5) the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Fund.
Chapter 3: Procurement - Appropriates additional funds for procurement.
Chapter 4: Research, Development, Test and Evaluation - Appropriates additional funds for RDT&E.
Chapter 5: Revolving and Management Funds - Appropriates additional funds for Defense Working Capital Funds.
Chapter 6: Related Agencies - Appropriates additional funds for:
(1) the Intelligence Community Management Account; and
(2) the conduct of emergency wildfire suppression activities by the Departments of the Interior and Agriculture.
(Sec. 9003)Authorizes the Secretary, in the national interest, to transfer between appropriations up to $2.5 billion of the funds made available to DOD in this title. Requires congressional notification of each transfer.
(Sec. 9006)Authorizes the Secretary to use specified O&M funds appropriated in this title to fund the Commander's Emergency Response Program (urgent humanitarian relief and reconstruction in Iraq and Afghanistan).
(Sec. 9007)Makes DOD appropriations available for the purchase of up to 20 heavy and light armored vehicles for force protection purposes, notwithstanding price or other limitations applicable to the purchase of passenger vehicles.
(Sec. 9008)Allows O&M funds appropriated in this title to be used to provide supplies, services, transportation, and other logistical support to coalition forces supporting military and stability operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.
(Sec. 9010)Directs the Secretary to submit quarterly to Congress through the end of FY2007 a comprehensive set of performance indicators and measures for progress toward military and political stability in Iraq, including a timetable for achieving such goals.
(Sec. 9012)Appropriates additional funds to the Army and Marine Corps for equipment reset requirements resulting from continuing combat operations. Designates such funds as appropriations for contingency operations related to the global war on terrorism.
(Sec. 9013)Earmarks funds for:
(1) a pilot program on the reintegration of members of the Army National Guard into civilian life after deployment;
(2) the procurement of hemostatic agents for field use by military personnel; and
(3) National Guard and reserve equipment.
(Sec. 9016)Requires a report from the Secretary to specified congressional committees on DOD procedures and guidelines to protect U.S. military and civilian personnel should sectarian violence further increase in Iraq.
(Sec. 9017)Appropriates additional DOD O&M funds, to be used to:
(1) assist in the training, support, and equipping of the African Union Mission in Sudan (AMIS);
(2) facilitate the airlifting of AMIS forces into the Darfur region as quickly as possible; and
(3) assist and expand the logistics capability of AMIS. Designates such funds as appropriations for contingency operations related to the global war on terrorism.
(Sec. 9018)Appropriates additional Air Force procurement funds, to be used for procurement of Predators for special operations forces. Designates such funds as appropriations for contingency operations directly related to the global war on terrorism.
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