H.R. 61 (110th): To amend the Floyd D. Spence National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2001 to extend the ...

...deadline for the submission of the final report of the Commission to Assess the Threat to the United States from Electromagnetic Pulse Atta

110th Congress, 2007–2009. Text as of Jan 04, 2007 (Introduced).

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110th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 61

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 4, 2007

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services

A BILL

To amend the Floyd D. Spence National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2001 to extend the deadline for the submission of the final report of the Commission to Assess the Threat to the United States from Electromagnetic Pulse Attack, to provide for the appointment of additional members for the Commission, to ensure the availability of funds for the Commission, and for other purposes.

1.

Commission to Assess the Threat to the United States from Electromagnetic Pulse Attack

(a)

Revised deadline for submission of final report

Section 1403(a) of the Floyd D. Spence National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2001 (as enacted into law by Public Law 106–398; 50 U.S.C. 2301 note), as amended by section 1052(f) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2006 (Public Law 109–163; 119 Stat. 3434) and section 1073 of the John Warner National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2007 (Public Law 109–364; 120 Stat. 2403), is amended by striking September 30, 2007 and inserting June 30, 2009.

(b)

Authority of chairman

Section 1401(e) of the Floyd D. Spence National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2001 (as enacted into law by Public Law 106–398; 50 U.S.C. 2301 note), as redesignated by section 1052(d) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2006 (Public Law 109–163; 119 Stat. 3434), is amended by adding at the end the following new sentence: The chairman shall be in charge of all financial and administrative matters relating to the Commission..

(c)

Guaranteed funding for commission

Section 1408 of the Floyd D. Spence National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2001 (as enacted into law by Public Law 106–398; 50 U.S.C. 2301 note), as amended by section 1052(i) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2006 (Public Law 109–163; 119 Stat. 3435), is amended—

(1)

by striking Funds and inserting:

(a)

Funding source

Funds

;

(2)

by inserting after the first sentence the following new sentence: For fiscal year 2008, the amount provided by the Secretary of Defense shall be equal to $5,300,000 or such lesser amount as the Commission may specify as necessary for the activities of the Commission.; and

(3)

by striking Upon receipt and inserting the following:

(b)

Disbursement of funds

.

(d)

Additional members

During the 30-day period beginning on the date of the enactment of this Act, the chairman of the Committee on Armed Services of the Senate and the chairman of the Committee on Armed Services of the House of Representatives may jointly appoint up to three additional members to serve on the Commission to Assess the Threat to the United States from Electromagnetic Pulse Attack established pursuant to title XIV of the Floyd D. Spence National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2001 (as enacted into law by Public Law 106–398; 50 U.S.C. 2301 note) and reestablished pursuant to section 1052(a) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2006 (Public Law 109–163; 119 Stat. 3434). The appointment of the additional members of the Commission shall be made in consultation with the ranking minority members of such committees.