H.R. 5011 (107th): Military Construction Appropriations Act, 2003

Jun 25, 2002 (107th Congress, 2001–2002)
Signed by the President
Slip Law:
This bill became Pub.L. 107-249.
David “Dave” Hobson
Representative for Ohio's 7th congressional district
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Last Updated
Oct 12, 2002
10 pages
Related Bills
S. 2709 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 27, 2002

H.Res. 578 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Oct 10, 2002


This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 23, 2002.

Introduced Jun 25, 2002
Reported by Committee Jun 25, 2002
Passed House Jun 27, 2002
Passed Senate with Changes Jul 18, 2002
Conference Report Agreed to by House Oct 10, 2002
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate Oct 11, 2002
Signed by the President Oct 23, 2002
Full Title

Making appropriations for military construction, family housing, and base realignment and closure for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2003, and for other purposes.


No summaries available.

Jun 27, 2002 6:39 p.m.
Passed 426/1
Jul 18, 2002 10:45 a.m.
Bill Passed 96/3
On the Conference Report
Oct 10, 2002 5:10 p.m.
Passed 419/0


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Library of Congress Summary

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10/9/2002--Conference report filed in House.
Military Construction Appropriations Act, 2003 - Appropriates funds for FY 2003 for military construction, family housing, and base realignment and closure functions administered by the Department of Defense (DOD), namely:
(1) military construction (including specified rescissions) for the Army, Navy, and Air Force, DOD, the Army and Air National Guards, and the Army, Naval, and Air Force reserves;
(2) the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Security Investment Program;
(3) family housing and related operation and maintenance for the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force;
(4) family housing construction (including specified rescissions) and operation and maintenance, defense-wide;
(5) the Department of Defense Family Housing Improvement Fund; and
(6) the Department of Defense Base Closure Account 1990.Specifies restrictions and authorizations regarding the use of funds appropriated in this Act and in other military construction appropriations Acts.
Section 113 -
Directs the Secretary of Defense to notify the appropriate congressional committees 30 days in advance of the plans and scope of any military exercise involving U.S. personnel if construction costs are anticipated to exceed $100,000.
Section 118 -
Provides for the transfer of lapsed unobligated military construction and family housing funds into the Foreign Currency Fluctuations, Defense account.
Section 119 -
Directs the Secretary to report to the congressional appropriations committees on actions proposed by DOD to encourage other member nations of NATO, Japan, Korea, and other U.S. allies bordering the Arabian Sea to assume a greater share of the common defense burden of such nations and the United States.
Section 121 -
Prohibits any entity from expending funds appropriated by this Act unless such entity agrees to comply with the Buy American Act.
Section 122 -
Expresses the sense of Congress that entities receiving assistance under this Act should expend such assistance only on American-made equipment and products.
Section 124 -
Prohibits this Act's funds from being obligated for Partnership for Peace programs in the New Independent States of the former Soviet Union.
Section 126 -
Authorizes the transfer of DOD funds for expenses associated with the Homeowners Assistance Program under the Demonstration Cities and Metropolitan Development Act of 1966.
Section 131 -
Requires the amounts requested in the defense budget materials submitted to Congress for any fiscal year after 2003 for environmental restoration, waste management, and environmental compliance activities with respect to military installations approved for closure or realignment under the base closure laws to accurately reflect the anticipated costs of such activities in that fiscal year.

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