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Subtitle C-Counter-Drug Activities
SEC. 1021. REVISION AND CLARIFICATION OF

AUTHORITY FOR FEDERAL SUPPORT
OF

DRUG INTERDICTION AND
COUNTER-DRUG ACTIVITIES OF THE

NATIONAL GUARD. (a) FUNDING ASSISTANCE AUTHORIZED.Subsection (a) of section 112 of title 32, United States Code, is amended to read as follows:

“(a) FUNDING ASSISTANCE.—The Secretary of Defense may provide funds to the Governor of a State who submits to the Secretary a State drug interdiction and counterdrug activities plan satisfying the requirements of subsection (c). Such funds shall be used for

“(1) the pay, allowances, clothing, subsistence, gratuities, travel, and related expenses, as authorized by State law, of personnel of the National Guard of that State used, while not in Federal service, for the purpose of drug interdiction and counter-drug activities;

“(2) the operation and maintenance of the equipment and facilities of the National Guard of that State used for the purpose of drug interdiction and counter-drug activities; and

“(3) the procurement of services and leasing of equipment for the National Guard of that State used for the purpose of drug interdiction and counter-drug activities.”.

(b) REORGANIZATION OF SECTION.-Such section is further amended

(1) by redesignating subsection (f) as subsection (h);

(2) by redesignating subsection (d) as subsection (g) and transferring that subsection to appear before subsection (h), as redesignated by paragraph (1); and

(3) by redesignating subsections (b) and (c) as subsections (c) and (d), respectively.

(c) STATE DRUG INTERDICTION AND COUNTERDRUG ACTIVITIES PLAN.-Subsection (c) of such section, as redesignated by subsection (b)(3), is amended

(1) in the matter preceding paragraph (1), by striking out "A plan referred to in subsection (a)” and inserting in lieu thereof “A State drug interdiction and counter-drug activities plan";

(2) by striking out “and” at the end of paragraph (2); and

(3) in paragraph (3)

(A) by striking out "annual training” and inserting in lieu thereof "training";

(B) by striking out the period at the end and inserting in lieu thereof a semicolon; and

(C) by adding at the end the following new paragraphs:

“(4) include a certification by the Attorney General of the State (or, in the case of a State with no position of Attorney General, a civilian official of the State equivalent to a State attorney general) that the use of the National Guard of the State for the activities proposed under the plan is authorized by, and is consistent with, State law; and

“(5) certify that the Governor of the State or a civilian law enforcement official of the State designated by the Governor has determined that any activities included in the plan that are carried out in conjunction with Federal law enforcement agencies serve a State law enforcement purpose.”.

(d) EXAMINATION OF STATE PLAN.–Subsection (d) of such section, as redesignated by subsection (b)(3), is amended

(1) in paragraph (1)

(A) by striking out “subsection (b)” and inserting in lieu thereof “subsection (c)””; and

(B) by inserting after “Before funds are provided to the Governor of a State under this section” the following: “and before members of the National Guard of that State are ordered to full-time National Guard duty as authorized in subsection (b)”; and

(2) in paragraph (3)

(A) in subparagraph (A), by striking out "subsection (b)” and inserting in lieu thereof “subsection (c)”; and

(B) by striking out subparagraph (B) and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

“(B) pursuant to the plan submitted for a previous fiscal year, funds were provided to the State in accordance with subsection (a) or personnel of the National Guard of the State were ordered to perform full-time National Guard duty in accordance with subsection (b).”.

(e) USE OF PERSONNEL PERFORMING FULLTIME NATIONAL GUARD DUTY.-Such section is further amended by inserting after subsection (a) the following new subsection (b):

“(b) USE OF PERSONNEL PERFORMING FULLTIME NATIONAL GUARD DUTY.-Under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of Defense, personnel of the National Guard of a State may, in accordance with the State drug interdiction and counter-drug activities plan referred to in subsection (c), be ordered to perform full-time National Guard duty under section 502(f) of this title for the purpose of carrying out drug interdiction and counterdrug activities.”.

(f) END STRENGTH LIMITATION.–Such section is further amended by inserting after subsection (e) the following new subsection (f):

“(f) END STRENGTH LIMITATION.—(1) Except as provided in paragraph (2), at the end of a fiscal year there may not be more than 4000 members of the National Guard

“(A) on full-time National Guard duty under section 502(f) of this title to perform drug interdiction or counter-drug activities pursuant to an order to duty for a period of more than 180 days; or

“(B) on duty under State authority to perform drug interdiction or counter-drug activities pursuant to an order to duty for a period of more than 180 days with State pay and allowances being reimbursed with funds provided under subsection (a)(1).

“(2) The Secretary of Defense may increase the end strength authorized under paragraph (1) by not more than 20 percent for any fiscal year if the Secretary determines that such an increase is necessary in the national security interests of the United States.".

(g) DEFINITIONS.-Subsection (h) of such section, as redesignated by subsection (b)(1), is amended by striking out paragraph (1) and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

“(1) The term 'drug interdiction and counter-drug activities', with respect to the National Guard of a State, means the use of National Guard personnel in drug interdiction and counter-drug law enforcement activities authorized by the law of the State and requested by the Governor of the State.”.

(h) TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS.-Subsection (e) of such section is amended

(1) in paragraph (1), by striking out “sections 517 and 524” and inserting in lieu thereof sections 12011 and 12012”?; and

(2) in paragraph (2), by striking out "the Committees on Armed Services of the Senate and House of Representatives” and inserting in lieu thereof “the Committee on Armed Services of the Senate and the Committee on National Security of the House of Representatives”.

Subtitle D-Civilian Personnel SEC. 1031. MANAGEMENT OF DEPARTMENT OF

DEFENSE CIVILIAN PERSONNEL. Section 129 of title 10, United States Code, is amended

(1) in subsection (a)—

(A) by striking out "man-year constraint or limitation” and inserting in lieu thereof “constraint or limitation in terms of man years, end strength, full-time equivalent positions, or maximum number of employees”; and

(B) by adding at the end the following new sentence: “The Secretary of Defense and the Secretaries of the military departments may not be required to make a reduction in the number of full-time equivalent positions in the Department of Defense unless such reduction is necessary due to a reduction in funds available to the Department or is required under a law that is enacted after the date of the enactment of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1996 and that refers specifically to this subsection.”';

(2) in subsection (b)(2), by striking out “any end-strength” and inserting in lieu thereof “any constraint or limitation in terms of man years, end strength, full-time equivalent positions, or maximum number of employees”; and

(3) by adding at the end the following new subsection:

"(d) With respect to each budget activity within an appropriation for a fiscal year for operations and maintenance, the Secretary of Defense shall ensure that there are employed during that fiscal year employees in the number and with the combination of skills and qualifications that are necessary to carry out the functions within that budget activity for which funds are provided for that fiscal year.”. SEC. 1032. CONVERSION OF MILITARY POSI

TIONS TO CIVILIAN POSITIONS. (a) CONVERSION REQUIREMENT.-(1) By September 30, 1997, the Secretary of Defense shall convert at least 10,000 military positions to civilian positions.

(2) At least 3,000 of the military positions converted to satisfy the requirement of paragraph (1) shall be converted to civilian positions not later than September 30, 1996.

(3) In this subsection:

(A) The term "military position” means a position that, as of the date of the enactment of this Act, is authorized to be filled by a member of the Armed Forces on active duty.

(B) The term “civilian position" means a position that is required to be filled by a civilian employee of the Department of Defense.

(b) IMPLEMENTATION PLAN.-Not later than March 31, 1996, the Secretary of Defense shall submit to the Committee on Armed Services of the Senate and the Committee on National Security of the House of Representatives a plan for the implementation of subsection (a). SEC. 1033. ELIMINATION OF 120-DAY LIMITATION

ON DETAILS OF CERTAIN EMPLOY.

EES. (a) ELIMINATION OF LIMITATION.-Subsection (b) of section 3341 of title 5, United States Code, is amended,

(1) by inserting "(1)” after "(b)"; and
(2) by adding at the end the following:

"(2) The 120-day limitation in paragraph (1) for details and renewals of details does not apply to the Department of Defense in the case of a detail

“(A) made in connection with the closure or realignment of a military installation pursuant to a base closure law or an organizational restructuring of the Department as part of a reduction in the size of the armed forces or the civilian workforce of the Department; and

“(B) in which the position to which the employee is detailed is eliminated on or before the date of the closure, realignment, or restructuring.

"(c) For purposes of this section-
“(1) the term 'base closure law' means-
(A) section 2687 of title 10;

“(B) title II of the Defense Authorization Amendments and Base Closure and Realignment Act (10 U.S.C. 2687 note); and

“(C) the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act of 1990 (10 U.S.C. 2687 note); and

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“(2) the term 'military installation

(A) in the case of an installation covered by section 2687 of title 10, has the meaning given such term in subsection (e)(1) of such section;

“(B) in the case of an installation covered by the Act referred to in subparagraph (B) of paragraph (1), has the meaning given such term in section 209(6) of such Act; and

“(C) in the case of an installation covered by the Act referred to in subparagraph (C) of that paragraph, has the meaning given such term in section 2910(4) of such Act.”.

(b) APPLICABILITY.—The amendments made by subsection (a) apply to details made before the date of the enactment of this Act but still in effect on that date and details made on or after that date. SEC. 1034. AUTHORITY FOR CIVILIAN EMPLOY

EES OF DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
TO PARTICIPATE VOLUNTARILY IN

REDUCTIONS IN FORCE. Section 3502 of title 5, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:

“(f)(1) The Secretary of Defense or the Secretary of a military department may

“(A) release in a reduction in force an employee who volunteers for the release even though the employee is not otherwise subject to release in the reduction in force under the criteria applicable under the other provisions of this section; and

"(B) for each employee voluntarily released in the reduction in force under subparagraph (A), retain an employee in a similar position who would otherwise be released in the reduction in force under such criteria.

(2) A voluntary release of an employee in a reduction in force pursuant to paragraph (1) shall be treated as an involuntary release in the reduction in force.

“(3) An employee with critical knowledge and skills (as defined by the Secretary concerned) may not participate in a voluntary release under paragraph (1) if the Secretary concerned determines that such participation would impair the performance of the mission of the Department of Defense or the military department concerned.

“(4) The regulations prescribed under this section shall incorporate the authority provided in this subsection.

“(5) The authority under paragraph (1) may not be exercised after September 30, 1996.”. SEC. 1035. AUTHORITY TO PAY SEVERANCE PAY.

MENTS IN LUMP SUMS. Section 5595 of title 5, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:

“(i)(1) In the case of an employee of the Department of Defense who is entitled to severance pay under this section, the Secretary of Defense or the Secretary of the military department concerned may, upon application by the employee, pay the total amount of the severance pay to the employee in one lump sum.

“(2)(A) If an employee paid severance pay in a lump sum under this subsection is reemployed by the Government of the United States or the government of the District of Columbia at such time that, had the employee been paid severance pay in regular pay periods under subsection (b), the payments of such pay would have been discontinued under subsection (d) upon such reemployment, the employee shall repay to the Department of Defense (for the military department that formerly employed the employee, if applicable) an amount equal to the amount of severance pay to which the employee was entitled under this section that would not have been paid to the employee under subsection (d) by reason of such reemployment.

"(B) The period of service represented by an amount of severance pay repaid by an em

ployee under subparagraph (A) shall be considered service for which severance pay has not been received by the employee under this section.

"(C) Amounts repaid to an agency under this paragraph shall be credited to the appropriation available for the pay of employees of the agency for the fiscal year in which received. Amounts so credited shall be merged with, and shall be available for the same purposes and the same period as, the other funds in that appropriation.

“(3) If an employee fails to repay to an agency an amount required to be repaid under paragraph (2)(A), that amount is recoverable from the employee as a debt due the United States.

“(4) This subsection applies with respect to severance pay payable under this section for separations taking effect on or after the date of the enactment of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1996 and before October 1, 1999.”. SEC. 1036. CONTINUED HEALTH INSURANCE COV.

ERAGE. Section 8905a(d)(4) of title 5, United States Code, is amended

(1) in subparagraph (A), by inserting “, or a voluntary separation from a surplus position,” after “an involuntary separation from a position"; and

(2) by adding at the end the following new subparagraph:

"(C) For the purpose of this paragraph, 'surplus position' means a position which is identified in pre-reduction-in-force planning as no longer required, and which is expected to be eliminated under formal reduction-inforce procedures.". SEC. 1037. REVISION OF AUTHORITY FOR AP.

POINTMENTS OF INVOLUNTARILY
SEPARATED MILITARY RESERVE

TECHNICIANS. (a) REVISION OF AUTHORITY.-Section 3329 of title 5, United States Code, as added by section 544 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1993 (Public Law 102–484; 106 Stat. 2415), is amended

(1) in subsection (b), by striking out “be offered and inserting in lieu thereof "be provided placement consideration in a position described in subsection (c) through a priority placement program of the Department of Defense”; and

(2) by striking out subsection (c) and inserting in lieu thereof the following new subsection (c):

"(c)(1) The position for which placement consideration shall be provided to a former military technician under subsection (b) shall be a position

“(A) in either the competitive service or the excepted service;

“(B) within the Department of Defense; and

(C) in which the person is qualified to serve, taking into consideration whether the employee in that position is required to be a member of a reserve component of the armed forces as a condition of employment.

“(2) To the maximum extent practicable, the position shall also be in a pay grade or other pay classification sufficient to ensure that the rate of basic pay of the former military technician, upon appointment to the position, is not less than the rate of basic pay last received by the former military technician for technician service before separation.”.

(b) TECHNICAL AND CLERICAL AMENDMENTS.—(1) The section 3329 of title 5, United States Code, that was added by section 4431 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1993 (Public Law 102–484; 106 Stat. 2719) is redesignated as section 3330 of such title.

(2) The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 33 of such title is amended by striking out the item relating to section 3329, as

added by section 4431(b) of such Act (106 Stat. 2720), and inserting in lieu thereof the following new item: “3330. Government-wide list of vacant posi

tions.”. SEC. 1038. WEARING OF UNIFORM BY NATIONAL

GUARD TECHNICIANS. (a) REQUIREMENT.-Section 709(b) of title 32, United States Code, is amended to read as follows:

"(b) Except as prescribed by the Secretary concerned, a technician employed under subsection (a) shall, while so employed

“(1) be a member of the National Guard;

"(2) hold the military grade specified by the Secretary concerned for that position; and

“(3) wear the uniform appropriate for the member's grade and component of the armed forces while performing duties as a technician.”.

(b) UNIFORM ALLOWANCES FOR OFFICERS.Section 417 of title 37, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:

“(d)(1) For purposes of sections 415 and 416 of this title, a period for which an officer of an armed force, while employed as a National Guard technician, is required to wear a uniform under section 709(b) of title 32 shall be treated as a period of active duty (other than for training).

“(2) A uniform allowance may not be paid, and uniforms may not be furnished, to an officer under section 1593 of title 10 or section 5901 of title 5 for a period of employment referred to in paragraph (1) for which an officer is paid a uniform allowance under section 415 or 416 of this title.”.

(c) CLOTHING OR ALLOWANCES FOR ENLISTED MEMBERS.-Section 418 of title 37, United States Code, is amended

(1) by inserting "(a)" before "The President"; and

(2) by adding at the end the following:

"(b) In determining the quantity and kind of clothing or allowances to be furnished pursuant to regulations prescribed under this section to persons employed as National Guard technicians under section 709 of title 32, the President shall take into account the

irement under subsection (b) of such section for such persons to wear a uniform.

"(c) A uniform allowance may not be paid, and uniforms may not be furnished, under section 1593 of title 10 or section 5901 of title 5 to a person referred to in subsection (b) for a period of employment referred to in that subsection for which a uniform allowance is paid under section 415 or 416 of this title.”. SEC. 1039. MILITARY LEAVE FOR MILITARY RE

SERVE TECHNICIANS FOR CERTAIN

DUTY OVERSEAS. Section 6323 of title 5, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection:

“(d)(1) A military reserve technician described in section 8401(30) is entitled at such person's request to leave without loss of, or reduction in, pay, leave to which such person is otherwise entitled, credit for time or service, or performance or efficiency rating for each day, not to exceed 44 workdays in a calendar year, in which such person is on active duty without pay, as authorized pursuant to section 12315 of title 10, under section 12301(b) or 12301(d) of title 10 (other than active duty during a war or national emergency declared by the President or Congress) for participation in noncombat operations outside the United States, its territories and possessions.

"(2) An employee who requests annual leave or compensatory time to which the employee is otherwise entitled, for a period during which the employee would have been entitled upon request to leave under this subsection, may be granted such annual leave or compensatory time without regard to this section or section 5519.”.

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SEC. 1040. PERSONNEL ACTIONS INVOLVING EM

PLOYEES OF NONAPPROPRIATED

FUND INSTRUMENTALITIES. (a) CLARIFICATION OF DEFINITION OF NONAPPROPRIATED FUND INSTRUMENTALITY EMPLOYEE.-Subsection (a)(1) of section 1587 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new sentence: “Such term includes a civilian employee of a support organization within the Department of Defense or a military department, such as the Defense Finance and Accounting Service, who is paid from nonappropriated funds on account of the nature of the employee's duties.".

(b) DIRECT REPORTING OF VIOLATIONS.Subsection (e) of such section is amended in the second sentence by inserting before the period the following: "and to permit the reporting of alleged violations of subsection (b) directly to the Inspector General of the Department of Defense”.

(c) TECHNICAL AMENDMENT.-Subsection (a)(1) of such section is further amended by striking out “Navy Resale and Services Support Office” and inserting in lieu thereof "Navy Exchange Service Command".

(d) CLERICAL AMENDMENTS.-(1) The heading of such section is amended to read as follows: "§ 1587. Employees of nonappropriated fund

instrumentalities: reprisals".

(2) The item relating to such section in the table of sections at the beginning of chapter 81 of such title is amended to read as follows: "1587. Employees of nonappropriated fund in

strumentalities: reprisals.". SEC. 1041. COVERAGE OF NONAPPROPRIATED

FUND EMPLOYEES UNDER AUTHOR-
ITY FOR FLEXIBLE AND COM-

PRESSED WORK SCHEDULES. Paragraph (2) of section 6121 of title 5, United States Code, is amended to read as follows:

“(2) 'employee' has the meaning given the term in subsection (a) of section 2105 of this title, except that such term also includes an employee described in subsection (c) of that section;". SEC. 1042. LIMITATION ON PROVISION OF OVER

SEAS LIVING QUARTERS ALLOW-
ANCES FOR NONAPPROPRIATED
FUND INSTRUMENTALITY EMPLOY.

EES. (a) CONFORMING ALLOWANCE TO ALLOWANCES FOR OTHER CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES.-Subject to subsection (b), an overseas living quarters allowance paid from nonappropriated funds and provided to a nonappropriated fund instrumentality employee after the date of the enactment of this Act may not exceed the amount of a quarters allowance provided under subchapter III of chapter 59 of title 5 to a similarly situated civilian employee of the Department of Defense paid from appropriated funds.

(b) APPLICATION TO CERTAIN CURRENT EMPLOYEES. In the case of a nonappropriated fund instrumentality employee who, as of the date of the enactment of this Act, receives an overseas living quarters allowance under any other authority, subsection (a) shall apply to such employee only after the earlier of

(1) September 30, 1997; or

(2) the date on which the employee otherwise ceases to be eligible for such an allowance under such other authority.

(c) NONAPPROPRIATED FUND INSTRUMENTALITY EMPLOYEE DEFINED.-For purposes of this section, the term “nonappropriated fund instrumentality employee” has the meaning given such term in section 1587(a)(1) of title 10, United States Code. SEC, 1043. ELECTIONS RELATING TO RETIRE

MENT COVERAGE. (a) IN GENERAL.

(1) CIVIL SERVICE RETIREMENT SYSTEM.Section 8347(q) of title 5, United States Code, is amended

(A) in paragraph (1)

(i) by striking of the Department of Defense or the Coast Guard” in the matter before subparagraph (A); and

(ii) by striking "3 days" and inserting "1 year"; and

(B) in paragraph (2)(C)

(i) by striking "3 days” and inserting “1 year"; and

(ii) by striking "in the Department of Defense or the Coast Guard, respectively,''.

(2) FEDERAL EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.—Section 8461(n) of title 5, United States Code, is amended

(A) in paragraph (1)

(i) by striking “of the Department of Defense or the Coast Guard” in the matter before subparagraph (A); and

(ii) by striking “3 days" and inserting "1 year"); and

(B) in paragraph (2)(C)

(i) by striking “3 days" and inserting “1 year"; and

(ii) by striking "in the Department of Defense or the Coast Guard, respectively,”.

(b) REGULATIONS.—Not later than 6 months after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Office of Personnel Management (and each of the other administrative authorities, within the meaning of subsection (c)(2)(C)(iii)) shall prescribe any regulations (or make any modifications in existing regulations) necessary to carry out this section and the amendments made by this section, including regulations to provide for the notification of individuals who may be affected by the enactment of this section. All regulations (and modifications to regulations) under the preceding sentence shall take effect on the same date.

(c) APPLICABILITY; RELATED PROVISIONS.—

(1) PROSPECTIVE RULES.—Except as otherwise provided in this subsection, the amendments made by this section shall apply with respect to moves occurring on or after the effective date of the regulations under subsection (b). Moves occurring on or after the date of the enactment of this Act and before the effective date of such regulations shall be subject to applicable provisions of title 5, United States Code, disregarding the amendments made by this section, except that any individual making an election pursuant to this sentence shall be ineligible to make an election otherwise allowable under paragraph (2).

(2) RETROACTIVE RULES.

(A) IN GENERAL.—The regulations under subsection (b) shall include provisions for the application of sections 8347(q) and 8461(n) of title 5, United States Code, as amended by this section, with respect to any individual who, at any time after December 31, 1965, and before the effective date of such regulations, moved between positions in circumstances that would have qualified such individual to make an election under the provisions of such section 8347(q) or 8461(n), as so amended, if such provisions had then been in effect.

(B) DEADLINE; RELATED PROVISIONS.—An election pursuant to this paragraph,

(i) shall be made within 1 year after the effective date of the regulations under subsection (b), and

(ii) shall have the same force and effect as if it had been timely made at the time of the move, except that no such election may be made by any individual

(I) who has previously made, or had an opportunity to make, an election under section 8347(q) or 8461(n) of title 5, United States Code (as in effect before being amended by this section); however, this subclause shall not be considered to render an individual ineligible, based on an opportunity arising out of a move occurring during the period described in the second sentence of paragraph

(1), if no election has in fact been made by such individual based on such move;

(II) who has not, since the move on which eligibility for the election is based, remained continuously subject (disregarding any break in service of less than 3 days) to CSRS or FERS or both seriatim (if the move was from a NAFI position) or any retirement system (or 2 or more such systems seriatim) established for employees described in section 2105(c) of such title (if the move was to a NAFI position); or

(III) if such election would be based on a move to the Civil Service Retirement System from a retirement system established for employees described in section 2105(c) of such title.

(C) TRANSFERS OF CONTRIBUTIONS.—

(i) IN GENERAL.-If an individual makes an election under this paragraph to be transferred back to a retirement system in which such individual previously participated in this section referred to as the “previous system”'), all individual contributions (including interest) and Government contributions to the retirement system in which such individual is then currently participating in this section referred to as the “current system”), excluding those made to the Thrift Savings Plan or any other defined contribution plan, which are attributable to periods of service performed since the move on which the election is based, shall be paid to the fund, account, or other repository for contributions made under the previous system. For purposes of this section, the term "current system” shall be considered also to include any retirement system (besides the one in which the individual is participating at the time of making the election) in which such individual previously participated since the move on which the election is based.

(ii) CONDITION SUBSEQUENT RELATING TO REPAYMENT OF LUMP-SUM CREDIT.—In the case of an individual who has received such individual's lump-sum credit (within the meaning of section 8401(19) of title 5, United States Code, or a similar payment) from such individual's previous system, the payment described in clause (i) shall not be made (and the election to which it relates shall be ineffective) unless such lump-sum credit is redeposited or otherwise paid at such time and in such manner as shall be required under applicable regulations. Regulations to carry out this clause shall include provisions for the computation of interest (consistent with section 8334(e) (2) and (3) of title 5, United States Code), if no provisions for such computation otherwise exist.

(iii) CONDITION SUBSEQUENT RELATING TO DEFICIENCY IN PAYMENTS RELATIVE TO AMOUNTS NEEDED TO ENSURE THAT BENEFITS ARE FULLY FUNDED.

(I) IN GENERAL.-Except as provided in subclause (II), the payment described in clause (i) shall not be made (and the election to which it relates shall be ineffective) if the actuarial present value of the future benefits that would be payable under the previous system with respect to service performed by such individual after the move on which the election under this paragraph is based and before the effective date of the election, exceeds the total amounts required to be transferred to the previous system under the preceding provisions of this subparagraph with respect to such service, as determined by the authority administering such previous system (in this section referred to as the “administrative authority'').

(II) PAYMENT OF DEFICIENCY.-A determination of a deficiency under this clause shall not render an election ineffective if the individual pays or arranges to pay, at a time and in a manner satisfactory to such administrative authority, the full amount of the deficiency described in subclause (I).

(D) ALTERNATIVE ELECTION FOR AN INDIVIDUAL THEN PARTICIPATING IN FERS.

(i) APPLICABILITY.-This subparagraph applies with respect to any individual whom

(I) is then currently participating in FERS; and

(II) would then otherwise be eligible to make an election under subparagraphs (A) through (C) of this paragraph, determined disregarding the matter in subclause (I) of subparagraph (B) before the first semicolon therein.

(ii) ELECTION.—An individual described in clause (i) may, instead of making an election for which such individual is otherwise eligible under this paragraph, elect to have all prior qualifying NAFI service of such individual treated as creditable service for purposes of any annuity under FERS payable out of the Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund.

(iii) QUALIFYING NAFI SERVICE. -For purposes of this subparagraph, the term “qualifying NAFI service” means any service which, but for this subparagraph, would be creditable for purposes of any retirement system established for employees described in section 2105(c) of title 5, United States Code.

(iv) SERVICE CEASES TO BE CREDITABLE FOR NAFI RETIREMENT SYSTEM PURPOSES.–Any qualifying NAFI service that becomes creditable for FERS purposes by virtue of an election made under this subparagraph shall not be creditable for purposes of any retirement system referred to in clause (iii).

(v) CONDITIONS.—An election under this subparagraph shall be subject to requirements, similar to those set forth in subparagraph (C), to ensure that,

(I) appropriate transfers of individual and Government contributions are made to the Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund; and

(II) the actuarial present value of future benefits under FERS attributable to service made creditable by such election is fully funded.

(E) ALTERNATIVE ELECTION FOR AN INDIVIDUAL THEN PARTICIPATING IN A NAFI RETIREMENT SYSTEM.

(i) APPLICABILITY.—This subparagraph applies with respect to any individual who

(I) is then currently participating in any retirement system established for employees described in section 2105(c) of title 5, United States Code (in this subparagraph referred to as a “NAFI retirement system”'); and

(II) would then otherwise be eligible to make an election under subparagraphs (A) through (C) of this paragraph (determined disregarding the matter in subclause (I) of subparagraph (B) before the first semicolon therein) based on a move from FERS.

(ii) ELECTION.—An individual described in clause (i) may, instead of making an election for which such individual is otherwise eligible under this paragraph, elect to have all prior qualifying FERS service of such individual treated as creditable service for purposes of determining eligibility for benefits under a NAFI retirement system, but not for purposes of computing the amount of any such benefits except as provided in clause (V)(II).

(iii) QUALIFYING FERS SERVICE.—For purposes of this subparagraph, the term "qualifying FERS service" means

any service which, but for this subparagraph, would be creditable for purposes of the Federal Employees' Retirement System.

(iv) SERVICE CEASES TO BE CREDITABLE FOR PURPOSES OF FERS.—Any qualifying FERS service that becomes creditable for NAFI purposes by virtue of an election made under this subparagraph shall not be creditable for purposes of the Federal Employees' Retirement System.

(v) FUNDING REQUIREMENTS.

(I) IN GENERAL.-Except as provided in subclause (II), nothing in this section or in any other provision of law or any other authority shall be considered to require any payment or transfer of monies in order for an election under this subparagraph to be effective.

(II) CONTRIBUTION REQUIRED ONLY IF INDIVIDUAL ELECTS TO HAVE SERVICE MADE CREDITABLE FOR COMPUTATION PURPOSES AS WELL.–Under regulations prescribed by the appropriate administrative authority, an individual making an election under this subparagraph may further elect to have the qualifying FERS service made creditable for computation purposes under a NAFI retirement system, but only if the individual pays or arranges to pay, at a time and in a manner satisfactory to such administrative authority, the amount necessary to fully fund the actuarial present value of future benefits under the NAFI retirement system attributable to the qualifying FERS service.

(3) INFORMATION.—The regulations under subsection (b) shall include provisions under which any individual

(A) shall, upon request, be provided information or assistance in determining whether such individual is eligible to make an election under paragraph (2) and, if so, the exact amount of any payment which would be required of such individual in connection with any such election, and

(B) may seek any other information or assistance relating to any such election.

(d) CREDITABILITY OF NAFI SERVICE FOR RIF PURPOSES.

(1) IN GENERAL.-Clause (ii) of section 3502(a)(C) of title 5, United States Code, is amended by striking “January 1, 1987” and inserting "January 1, 1966''.

(2) EFFECTIVE DATE.-Notwithstanding any provision of subsection (c), the amendment made by paragraph (1) shall

(A) take effect on the date of the enactment of this Act; and

(B) apply with respect to any reduction in force carried out on or after such date. SEC. 1044. EXTENSION OF TEMPORARY AUTHOR

ITY TO PAY CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES
WITH RESPECT TO THE EVACUATION

FROM GUANTANAMO, CUBA. (a) EXTENSION OF AUTHORITY.—The Secretary of Defense may, until the end of January 31, 1996, and without regard to the time limitations specified in subsection (a) of section 5523 of title 5, United States Code, make payments under the provisions of such section from funds available for the pay of civilian personnel in the case of employees, or an employee's dependents or immediate family, evacuated from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, pursuant to the August 26, 1994 order of the Secretary. This section shall take effect as of October 1, 1995, and shall apply with respect to payments made for periods occurring on or after that date.

(b) MONTHLY REPORT.-On the first day of each month beginning after the date of the enactment of this Act and ending before March 1996, the Secretary of the Navy shall transmit to the Committee on Armed Seryices of the Senate and the Committee on National Security of the House of Representatives a report regarding the payment of employees pursuant to subsection (a). Each such report shall include, for the month preceding the month in which the report is transmitted, a statement of the following:

(1) The number of the employees paid pursuant to such section.

(2) The positions of employment of the employees.

(3) The number and location of the employees' dependents and immediate families.

(4) The actions taken by the Secretary to eliminate the conditions which necessitated the payments.

Subtitle E-Miscellaneous Reporting

Requirements SEC. 1051. REPORT ON FISCAL YEAR 1997 BUDG

ET SUBMISSION REGARDING GUARD

AND RESERVE COMPONENTS. (a) REPORT.-The Secretary of Defense shall submit to the congressional defense committees, at the same time that the President submits the budget for fiscal year 1997 under section 1105(a) of title 31, United States Code, a report on amounts requested in that budget for the Guard and Reserve components.

(b) CONTENT.—The report shall include the following:

(1) A description of the anticipated effect that the amounts requested (if approved by Congress) will have to enhance the capabilities of each of the Guard and Reserve components.

(2) A listing, with respect to each such component, of each of the following:

(A) The amount requested for each major weapon system for which funds are requested in the budget for that component.

(B) The amount requested for each item of equipment (other than a major weapon system) for which funds are requested in the budget for that component.

(C) The amount requested for each military construction project, together with the location of each such project, for which funds are requested in the budget for that component.

(c) INCLUSION OF INFORMATION IN NEXT FYDP.—The Secretary of Defense shall specifically display in the next future-years defense program (or program revision) submitted to Congress after the date of the enactment of this Act the amounts programmed for procurement of equipment and for military construction for each of the Guard and Reserve components.

(d) DEFINITION.–For purposes of this section, the term “Guard and Reserve components” means the following:

(1) The Army Reserve.

(2) The Army National Guard of the United States.

(3) The Naval Reserve.
(4) The Marine Corps Reserve.
(5) The Air Force Reserve.

(6) The Air National Guard of the United States. SEC. 1052. REPORT ON DESIRABILITY AND FEA

SIBILITY OF PROVIDING AUTHORITY
FOR USE OF FUNDS DERIVED FROM
RECOVERED LOSSES RESULTING

FROM CONTRACTOR FRAUD. (a) REPORT.-Not later than April 1, 1996, the Secretary of Defense shall submit to Congress a report on the desirability and feasibility of authorizing by law the retention and use by the Department of Defense of a specified portion (not to exceed three percent) of amounts recovered by the Government during any fiscal year from losses and expenses incurred by the Department of Defense as a result of contractor fraud at military installations.

(b) MATTERS TO BE INCLUDED.—The report shall include the views of the Secretary of Defense regarding

(1) the degree to which such authority would create enhanced incentives for the discovery, investigation, and resolution of contractor fraud at military installations; and

(2) the appropriate allocation for funds that would be available for expenditure pursuant to such authority. SEC. 1053. REPORT OF NATIONAL POLICY ON

PROTECTING THE NATIONAL INFOR-
MATION INFRASTRUCTURE AGAINST

STRATEGIC ATTACKS. Not later than 120 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the President shall submit to Congress a report setting forth the results of a review of the national policy on protecting the national information infrastructure against strategic attacks. The report shall include the following:

(1) A description of the national policy and architecture governing the plans for establishing procedures, capabilities, systems, and processes necessary to perform indications, warning, and assessment functions regarding strategic attacks by foreign nations, groups, or individuals, or any other entity against the national information infrastructure.

(2) An assessment of the future of the National Communications System (NCS), which has performed the central role in ensuring national security and emergency preparedness communications for essential United States Government and private sector users, including a discussion of

(A) whether there is a Federal interest in expanding or modernizing the National Communications System in light of the changing strategic national security environment and the revolution in information technologies; and

(B) the best use of the National Communications System and the assets and experience it represents as an integral part of a larger national strategy to protect the United States against a strategic attack on the national information infrastructure. SEC. 1054. REPORT ON DEPARTMENT OF DE

FENSE BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS. (a) STUDY.-The Secretary of Defense shall conduct a study of the boards and commissions described in subsection (c). As part of such study, the Secretary shall determine, with respect to each such board or commission that received support from the Department of Defense during fiscal year 1995, whether that board or commission merits continued support from the Department.

(b) REPORT.-Not later than April 1, 1996, the Secretary shall submit to the Committee on Armed Services of the Senate and the Committee on National Security of the House of Representatives a report on the results of the study. The report shall include the following:

(1) A list of each board and commission described in subsection (c) that received support from the Department of Defense during fiscal year 1995.

(2) With respect to the boards and commissions specified on the list under paragraph (1)

(A) a list of each such board or commission concerning which the Secretary determined under subsection (a) that continued support from the Department of Defense is merited; and

(B) a list of each such board or commission concerning which the Secretary determined under subsection (a) that continued support from the Department if not merited.

(3) For each board and commission specified on the list under paragraph (2)(A), a description of

(A) the purpose of the board or commission;

(B) the nature and cost of the support provided by the Department to the board or commission during fiscal year 1995;

(C) the nature and duration of the support that the Secretary proposes to provide to the board or commission;

(D) the anticipated cost to the Department of providing such support, and

(E) a justification of the determination that the board or commission merits the continued support of the Department.

(4) For each board and commission specified on the list under paragraph (2)(B), a description of

(A) the purpose of the board or commission;

(B) the nature and cost of the support provided by the Department to the board or commission during fiscal year 1995; and

(C) a justification of the determination that the board or commission does not merit the continued support of the Department.

(c) COVERED BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS.Subsection (a) applies to any board or commission (including any board or commission authorized by law) that operates within or for the Department of Defense and that,

(1) provides only policy-making assistance or advisory services for the Department; or

(2) carries out only activities that are not routine activities, on-going activities, or activities necessary to the routine, on-going operations of the Department.

(d) SUPPORT DEFINED.-For purposes of this section, the term "support” includes the provision of any of the following:

(1) Funds.
(2) Equipment, materiel, or other assets.

(3) Services of personnel. SEC. 1055. DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF ANNUAL

REPORT ON SPECIAL ACCESS PRO

GRAMS. Section 119(a) of title 10, United States Code, is amended by striking out "February 1" and inserting in lieu thereof “March 1”. Subtitle F-Repeal of Certain Reporting and

Other Requirements and Authorities SEC. 1061. REPEAL OF MISCELLANEOUS PROVI

SIONS OF LAW. (a) VOLUNTEERS INVESTING IN PEACE AND SECURITY PROGRAM.-(1) Chapter 89 of title 10, United States Code, is repealed.

(2) The tables of chapters at the beginning of subtitle A, and at the beginning of part II of subtitle A, of such title are each amended by striking out the item relating to chapter 89.

(b) SECURITY AND CONTROL OF SUPPLIES.(1) Chapter 171 of such title is repealed.

(2) The tables of chapters at the beginning of subtitle A, and at the beginning of part IV of subtitle A, of such title are each amended by striking out the item relating to chapter 171.

(c) ANNUAL AUTHORIZATION OF MILITARY TRAINING STUDENT LOADS.-Section 115 of such title is amended

(1) in subsection (a), by striking out paragraph (3);

(2) in subsection (b)

(A) by inserting “or” at the end of paragraph (1);

(B) by striking out “; or” at the end of paragraph (2) and inserting in lieu thereof a period; and

(C) by striking out paragraph (3); and (3) by striking out subsection (f).

(d) PORTIONS OF ANNUAL MANPOWER REQUIREMENTS REPORT.-Section 115a of such title is amended

(1) in subsection (b)(2), by striking out subparagraph (C);

(2) by striking out subsection (d);

(3) by redesignating subsection (e) as subsection (d) and striking out paragraphs (4) and (5) thereof;

(4) by striking out subsection (f); and

(5) by redesignating subsection (g) as subsection (e).

(e) OBSOLETE AUTHORITY FOR PAYMENT OF STIPENDS FOR MEMBERS OF CERTAIN ADVISORY COMMITTEES AND BOARDS OF VISITORS OF SERVICE ACADEMIES.—(1) The second sentence of each of sections 173(b) and 174(b) of such title is amended to read as follows: “Other members and part-time advisers shall (except as otherwise specifically authorized by law) serve without compensation for such service.”.

(2) Sections 4355(h), 6968(h), and 9355(h) of such title are amended by striking out "is entitled to not more than $5 a day and”.

(f) ANNUAL BUDGET INFORMATION CONCERNING RECRUITING COSTS.—(1) Section 227 of such title is repealed.

(2) The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 9 of such title is amended by striking out the item relating to section 227.

(g) EXPIRED AUTHORITY RELATING TO PEACEKEEPING ACTIVITIES.—(1) Section 403 of such title is repealed.

(2) The table of sections at the beginning of subchapter I of chapter 20 of such title is amended by striking out the item relating to section 403.

(h) PROCUREMENT OF GASOHOL FOR DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE MOTOR VEHICLES.-(1) Subsection (a) of section 2398 of such title is repealed.

(2) Such section is further amended

(A) by redesignating subsections (b) and (c) as subsections (a) and (b), respectively; and

(B) in subsection (b), as so redesignated, by striking out “subsection (b)” and inserting in lieu thereof "subsection (a)”.

(i) REQUIREMENT OF NOTICE OF CERTAIN DISPOSALS AND GIFTS BY SECRETARY OF NAVY.Section 7545 of such title is amended

(1) by striking out subsection (c); and

(2) by redesignating subsection (d) as subsection (c).

(j) ANNUAL REPORT ON BIOLOGICAL DEFENSE RESEARCH PROGRAM.-(1) Section 2370 of such title is repealed.

(2) The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 139 of such title is amended by striking out the item relating to such section.

(k) REPORTS AND NOTIFICATIONS RELATING TO CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL AGENTS.-Subsection (a) of section 409 of Public Law 91-121 (50 U.S.C. 1511) is repealed.

(1) ANNUAL REPORT ON BALANCED TECHNOLOGY INITIATIVE.-Subsection (e) of section 211 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 1990 and 1991 (Public Law 101–189; 103 Stat. 1394) is repealed.

(m) REPORT ON ENVIRONMENTAL RESTORATION COSTS FOR INSTALLATIONS TO BE CLOSED UNDER 1990 BASE CLOSURE LAW.-Section 2827 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 1992 and 1993 (Public Law 102–190; 10 U.S.C. 2687 note) is amended by striking out subsection (b).

(n) LIMITATION ON AMERICAN DIPLOMATIC FACILITIES IN GERMANY.-Section 1432 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1994 (Public Law 103–160; 107 Stat. 1833) is repealed. SEC. 1062. REPORTS REQUIRED BY TITLE 10,

UNITED STATES CODE. (a) ANNUAL REPORT ON RELOCATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS.-Section 1056 of title 10, United States Code, is amended

(1) by striking out subsection (f); and

(2) by redesignating subsection (g) as subsection (f).

(b) NOTICE OF SALARY INCREASES FOR FOREIGN NATIONAL EMPLOYEES.-Section 1584 of such title is amended

(1) by striking out subsection (b); and

(2) in subsection (a), by striking out “(a) WAIVER OF EMPLOYMENT RESTRICTIONS FOR CERTAIN PERSONNEL.—”.

(c) NOTICE REGARDING CONTRACTS PERFORMED FOR PERIODS EXCEEDING 10 YEARS.(1) Section 2352 of such title is repealed.

(2) The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 139 of such title is amended by striking out the item relating to section 2352.

(d) REPORT ON LOW-RATE PRODUCTION UNDER NAVAL VESSEL AND MILITARY SATELLITE PROGRAMS.-Section 2400(c) of such title is amended

(1) by striking out paragraph (2); and
(2) in paragraph (1)
(A) by striking out “(1)”; and

(B) by redesignating clauses (A) and (B) as clauses (1) and (2), respectively.

(e) REPORT ON WAIVERS OF PROHIBITION ON EMPLOYMENT OF FELONS.—Section 2408(a)(3) of such title is amended by striking out the second sentence.

(f) REPORT ON DETERMINATION NOT TO DEBAR FOR FRAUDULENT USE OF LABELS.Section 2410f(a) of such title is amended by striking out the second sentence.

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