S. 866 (100th): Military Construction Authorization Act, 1988 and 1989

Introduced:
Mar 27, 1987 (100th Congress, 1987–1988)
Status:
Died (Passed House with Changes)
Sponsor
Samuel Nunn
Senator from Georgia
Party
Democrat
Related Bills
S. 1174 (Related)
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 1988 and 1989

Passed House with Changes
Last Action: Oct 13, 1987

 
Status

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and though it was passed by both chambers on October 13, 1987 it was passed in non-identical forms and the differences were never resolved.

Progress
Introduced Mar 27, 1987
Referred to Committee Mar 27, 1987
Passed Senate Oct 02, 1987
Passed House with Changes Oct 13, 1987
 
Full Title

A bill to authorize certain construction at military installations for fiscal years 1988 and 1989, and for other purposes.

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Senate Armed Services

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10/13/1987--Passed House amended.
(Measure passed House, amended (Inserted certain provisions of H.R. 1748))
Division B - Military Construction Authorization Act, 1988
Title I - Army
Authorizes the Secretary of the Army to acquire real property and carry out military construction projects in specified amounts at specified installations and locations.
Authorizes the Secretary to construct or acquire military family housing units and to improve such existing units in specified amounts at specified installations.
Authorizes appropriations to the Army for fiscal years after FY 1987 for specified military construction, land acquisition, and military family housing functions of the Department of the Army. Limits the total cost of all such projects to amounts authorized in this title.
Earmarks a specified amount for certain community planning assistance near the Light Infantry Division Post at Ft. Drum, New York. Extends the authorization of appropriations for certain FY 1984, 1985, and 1986 military construction projects.
Title II - Navy
Authorizes the Secretary of the Navy to acquire real property and carry out military construction projects in specified amounts at specified installations and locations.
Authorizes the Secretary to construct or acquire military family housing units and to improve such existing units in specified amounts at specified installations.
Authorizes appropriations for the Navy for fiscal years after FY 1987 for specified military construction, land acquisition, and military family housing functions of the Department of the Navy. Limits the total cost of all such projects to amounts authorized in this title.
Extends the authorization of appropriations for specified FY 1984 and 1986 military construction projects.
Title III - Air Force
Authorizes the Secretary of the Air Force to acquire real property and carry out military construction projects in specified amounts at specified installations and locations.
Authorizes the Secretary to construct or acquire military family housing units and to improve such existing units in specified amounts at specified installations.
Authorizes appropriations for the Air Force for fiscal years after FY 1987 for military construction, land acquisition, and military family housing functions of the Department of the Air Force. Limits the total cost of such projects to amounts authorized in this title.
Extends the authorization of appropriations for certain specified military construction projects.
Title IV - Defense Agencies
Authorizes the Secretary of Defense to acquire real property and carry out military construction projects in specified amounts at specified installations and locations.
Authorizes the Secretary to construct or acquire military family housing and to improve such existing housing in specified amounts at classified locations.
Authorizes appropriations for fiscal years beginning after FY 1987 for military construction, land acquisition, and military family housing functions of DOD. Limits the total cost of such projects to amounts authorized in this title.
Authorizes the Secretary of Defense to acquire real property and carry out a military construction project at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. Extends a certain prior-year authorization.
Directs the Secretary, no later than March 1, 1988, to report to the defense committees on certain cost estimates in connection with a construction project at the Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. Repeals a provision of the Military Construction Authorization Act, 1987 prohibiting the construction of facilities at such location.
Title V - North Atlantic Treaty Organization Infrastructure
Authorizes the Secretary of Defense to make contributions to the NATO Infrastructure program, and authorizes additional appropriations for fiscal years beginning after FY 1987 for such purpose.
Title VI - Guard and Reserve Forces Facilities
Authorizes appropriations for fiscal years beginning after FY 1987 for the costs of acquisition, architectural and engineering design services, and construction of facilities for the guard and reserve forces.
Title VII - General Provisions
Part A - Expiration of Authorizations; Effective Date
Provides that all authorizations contained in titles I through V of this Act shall expire on October 1, 1989, or on the date of enactment of the Military Construction Authorization Act for fiscal year 1990, whichever is later, with specified exceptions.
Part B - Military Construction Program Changes
Authorizes the Secretary of the military department concerned to enter into long-term contracts for the construction of hospital or medical facilities.
Extends through FY 1988 the authority to enter into all such long-term contracts.
Directs each Secretary entering into such a contract to report to the defense committees by February 15, 1988, concerning such contracts and recommendations as to whether such contract authority should be extended.
Authorizes the Secretary concerned to pay meritorious contractor claims that arise under military construction contracts or military family housing contracts, using previously unobligated funds.
Extends the per-project limit of guard and reserve minor construction projects for which operation and maintenance funds are authorized to be used.
Increases the per-unit threshold limit permissible for family housing improvement projects.
Authorizes the Secretary of each military department to enter into a specified number of family housing leasing contracts.
Exempts military family housing units acquired at no cost from being counted in the limitation of such units authorized to be acquired by each department, if the Secretary concerned complies with certain congressional notice-and-wait requirements.
Increases the per-unit expenditure limit for the rental of family housing in foreign countries.
Authorizes the Secretary of Defense to make grants, conclude cooperative agreements, and otherwise act to assist State and local governments and regional organizations in planning community adjustment necessitated by the closing or the establishing of military installations on or near community property, or the encroachment of the surrounding community on a military installation.
Places specified restrictions (including a maximum funding limitation) on minor construction projects performed outside the continental United States.
Part C - Miscellaneous Provisions
Directs the Secretary of Defense to establish and carry out a pilot program to assist local government in increasing the amount of affordable family housing available to military personnel.
Outlines administrative provisions concerning the implementation of the pilot program, and directs the Secretary to report to the defense committees no later than March 15 of the years 1988 through 1991 with respect to the activities carried out under such program.
Authorizes appropriations for FY 1988 through 1990, and terminates such program on September 30, 1990.
Designates Fort DeRussy, Hawaii, as the primary Armed Forces Recreation Center for the Pacific. Prohibits funds appropriated to DOD from being used to sell, lease, rent, or otherwise dispose of the land constituting Fort DeRussy. Prohibits FY 1988 DOD funds from being used for:
(1) diminishing any part of the 474th Tactical Fighter Wing at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada;
(2) the closure or realignment of Mather Air Force Base, California;
(3) relocating the headquarters and other parts of the Joint Tactical Command Control, and Communications Agency at Fort Monmouth, New Jersey;
(4) diminishing any part of the 5th Fighter Intercepter Squadron at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota;
(5) diminishing certain specified air defense radar stations; and
(6) taking, condemning, or closing any portion of a specified highway which lies within the Concord Naval Weapons Station in Concord, California. Prohibits funds appropriated under specified provisions of this Act and the Military Construction Authorization Act, 1987 from being used for strategic homeporting at the Naval Air Station in Everett, Washington, until specified conditions are met.
Prohibits funding for certain military construction contracts on Guam, with specified exceptions.
Repeals a provision of the Military Construction Authorization Act, 1987 authorizing plans for the design of a Pentagon annex.
Limits the amount of funds for FY 1988 to provide community planning assistance for communities located near homeports proposed under the Naval Strategic Dispersal Program at Everett, Washington. Prohibits funding in connection with certain construction at the Norfolk Navy Steam Plant, Norfolk, Virginia.
Part D - Real Property Transactions
Directs the Secretary of Defense to enter into a lease with the City and County of San Francisco, California, providing for the use by such City and County of a Public Health Service facility located in Presidio of San Francisco. Authorizes the Secretary of the Army to sell and replace certain property on the Kapalama Military Reservation, Hawaii. Authorizes the Secretary of the Army to sell to Lawrence Township of Marion County, Indiana, a specified portion of Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana. Authorizes the Secretary to transfer to the Administrator of Veterans Affairs certain portions of the Rock Island Arsenal in Rock Island, Illinois, and Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Directs the Administrator of General Services to transfer to the Secretary of the Navy certain property located near Fort Hamilton, New York, for rehabilitation and use as military housing.
Authorizes the Secretary of the Navy to transfer to Orange County, California, certain real property located in Mile Square Regional Park, Orange County, California. Authorizes the Secretary of the Army to grant a license to the National Council of the Boy Scouts of America for the use of certain land and facilities at Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia, as a permanent site of the National Scout Jamborees. Directs the Secretary of the Army to transfer to the Administrator of Veterans Affairs certain real property located on the Joliet Army Ammunition Plant, Joliet, Illinois, for use as a national cemetery.
Authorizes the Secretary of the Navy to lease to the Port of Oakland, California, certain real property at the Naval Supply Center, Oakland, California. Provides for lease payments to the Secretary. Prohibits the Secretary from entering into such a lease contract until certain congressional notice-and-wait requirements have been met.
Authorizes the Secretary of the Army to release all title and interest the United States may have in certain real property located in Tarrant County, Texas, under specified conditions.
Division C - Other National Defense Authorizations
Title I - Department of Energy National Security Programs
Department of Energy National Security and Military Applications of Nuclear Energy Authorization Act of 1988 -
Part A - National Security Programs Authorizations
Authorizes appropriations for the Department of Energy (DOE) for FY 1988 for operating expenses and for plant and capital equipment in carrying out national security programs in the following areas:
(1) weapons activities;
(2) defense nuclear materials production;
(3) environmental restoration and management of defense waste and transportation;
(4) verification and control technology;(5) nuclear materials safeguards and security technology programs;
(6) security investigations; and
(7) naval reactors development.
Sets forth funding limitations for programs, projects, and activities of DOE relating to the Strategic Defense Initiative. Earmarks specified funds for the defensive inertial confinement fusion program.
Prohibits funds appropriated to DOE for FY 1988 verification and control technology from being used for any other program.

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