S. 3003 (110th): Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009

Introduced:
May 12, 2008 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Status:
Died (Passed Senate)
Sponsor
Carl Levin
Senator from Michigan
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Sep 17, 2008
Length
76 pages
Related Bills
S. 3001 (Included-In)
Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009

Signed by the President
Oct 14, 2008

 
Status

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on September 17, 2008 but was never passed by the House.

Progress
Introduced May 12, 2008
Reported by Committee May 12, 2008
Passed Senate Sep 17, 2008
 
Full Title

An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2009 for military construction, and for other purposes.

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9/17/2008--Passed Senate amended.
Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009 -
Division B - Military Construction Authorizations
Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009 -
Section 2002 -
Terminates all authorizations contained in Titles XXI through XXVI, and Title XXIX of this Act on October 1, 2011, or the date of enactment of an Act authorizing funds for military construction for FY2012, whichever is later, with exceptions.
Section 2003 -
Makes the effective date of Titles XXI through XXVII, and Title XXIX, of this Division the later of October 1, 2008, or the date of enactment of this Act.
Title XXI [sic] - Army
Section 2101 -
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 such Secretary to construct or acquire family housing units, carry out architectural planning and design activities, and improve existing military family housing in specified amounts.
Authorizes appropriations to the Army for fiscal years after 2008 for military construction, land acquisition, and military family housing functions of the Army. Limits the total cost of construction projects authorized by this title.
Extends certain prior-year construction projects.
Title XXII - Navy
Section 2201 -
Provides, with respect to the Navy, authorizations paralleling those provided for the Army under the previous title.
Section 2205 -
Amends the Military Construction Authorization Act (MCAA) for Fiscal Year: (1) 2006 to increase the amount authorized for a construction project in Bangor, Washington; and (2) 2007 to increase the amount authorized for projects in Suitland, Maryland, and Whidbey Island, Washington.
Title XXIII - Air Force
Section 2301 -
Provides, with respect to the Air Force, authorizations paralleling those provided for the Army under Title XXI. Extends certain prior-year construction projects.
Title XXIV - Defense Agencies
Subtitle A - Defense Agency Authorizations
Section 2401 -
Authorizes the Secretary of Defense (Secretary) to acquire real property and carry out military construction projects in specified amounts at specified installations and locations.
Authorizes the Secretary to carry out certain energy conservation projects.
Authorizes appropriations for fiscal years after 2008 for military construction, land acquisition, and military family housing functions of the Department of Defense (DOD). Limits the total cost of construction projects authorized by this title.
Extends a certain prior-year construction project.
Section 2404 -
Amends the MCAA for Fiscal Year 2007 to increase the amount authorized for a project at Fort Detrick, Maryland.
Subtitle B - Chemical Demilitarization Authorizations
Section 2411 -
Authorizes the Secretary to acquire real property and carry out a military construction project in a specified amount at the Blue Grass Army Depot, Kentucky. Authorizes appropriations for fiscal years after 2008 for military construction and land acquisition for chemical demilitarization.
Section 2413 -
Amends the MCAA for Fiscal Year: (1) 1997 to increase the amount authorized for a project at the Pueblo Army Depot, Colorado; and (2) 2000 to increase the amount authorized for a project at the Blue Grass Army Depot, Kentucky.
Title XXV - North Atlantic Treaty Organization Security Investment Program
Section 2501 -
Authorizes the Secretary to make contributions for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Security Investment Program and authorizes appropriations for fiscal years after 2008 for such Program.
Title XXVI - Guard and Reserve Forces Facilities
Section 2601 -
Authorizes the Secretary of the military department concerned (Secretary concerned) to acquire real property and carry out military construction projects for the National Guard and reserves.
Section 2606 -
Authorizes appropriations for fiscal years after 2008 for National Guard and reserve forces for acquisition, architectural and engineering services, and construction of facilities.
Section 2607 -
Extends certain prior-year construction projects.
Section 2609 -
Amends the MCAA for Fiscal Year 2008 to increase the amount authorized for a construction project relating to North Kingstown, Rhode Island.
Title XXVII - Base Closure and Realignment Activities
Section 2701 -
Authorizes: (1) appropriations for fiscal years after 2008 for military base closure and realignment activities authorized under the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act of 1990 and funded through the Department of Defense Base Closure Accounts of 1990 and 2005; and (2) the Secretary to carry out such activities.
Section 2704 -
Revises base closure and realignment reporting requirement termination dates.
Title XXVIII - Military Construction General Provisions
Subtitle A - Military Construction Program and Military Family Housing Changes
Section 2801 -
Increases from $2 million to $3 million the threshold for unspecified minor military construction projects.
Section 2802 -
Amends the MCAA for Fiscal Year 2004 to extend through FY2009 DOD authority to use operation and maintenance funds for construction projects outside the United States in support of a declared war, national emergency, or other contingency.
Allows the use of such authority to construct temporary military facilities in Afghanistan in support of contingency operations in which the United States expect to have a long-term presence.
Increases from 30 to 45 days the allotted time for DOD to transmit quarterly reports on the use of such authority.
Section 2803 -
Directs each Secretary concerned to prescribe regulations to oversee and manage military housing privatization projects under specified requirements, including: (1) monthly site visits and progress reports by the installation asset manager; and (2) prior to commencement of a privatization project, a meeting with the local community involved.
Section 2804 -
Authorizes the Secretary of a military department to lease to the Secretary military family housing in the National Capital Region, with a specified rental rate.
Section 2805 -
Directs the Secretary of the Air Force to submit to the congressional defense and appropriations committees a cost-benefit analysis of dissolving Patrick Family Housing LLC (a Florida real estate partnership) without exercising full U.S. rights to recover damages from the partnership. Prohibits such Secretary, in carrying out a military housing privatization project initiated at Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, from dissolving the partnership until submitting such analysis.
Subtitle B - Real Property and Facilities Administration
Section 2811 -
Authorizes the Secretary concerned, or the Secretary of Defense with respect to a defense agency, when engaging in an activity that may or will result in an adverse impact on one or more protected species or habitats, to make payments to a conservation banking program or mitigation sponsor. Allows such payments for the purpose of facilitating military testing or training activities or military construction.
Section 2812 -
Excludes water resources development projects of the Corps of Engineers from a requirement that the Secretary concerned notify the defense committees before entering into certain real property transactions.
Section 2813 -
Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2000 to terminate at the end of FY2012 a restriction placed upon the Department of the Interior with respect to lands adjacent to or beneath certain Utah national defense lands.
Subtitle C - Land Conveyances
Section 2821 -
Authorizes the Secretary to transfer into the Department of Defense Family Housing Improvement Fund proceeds from the sale of certain real property at the Marine Corps Logistics Base, Albany, Georgia, after 30 days' prior notification to the defense and appropriations committees.
Subtitle D - Energy Security
Section 2831 -
Allows military departments to develop any renewable energy resource (currently, only geothermal energy) on military lands.
Subtitle E - Other Matters
Section 2841 -
Directs the Secretary to report to the defense and appropriations committees on the implementation of Department of Defense Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection standards at gates and entry points of military installations.
Title XXIX - War-Related Military Construction Authorizations
Subtitle A - Fiscal Year 2008 Projects
Section 2901 -
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 appropriations for fiscal years beginning after 2007 for military construction, land acquisition, and military family housing functions of the Army.
Section 2902 -
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 appropriations for fiscal years beginning after 2007 for military construction, land acquisition, and military family housing projects of the Navy.
Section 2903 -
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 appropriations for fiscal years beginning after 2007 for military construction, land acquisition, and military family housing projects of the Air Force.
Section 2904 -
Amends the MCAA for Fiscal Year 2008 to terminate one authorized construction project in Iraq, and reduce the amount authorized for four other projects there.
Subtitle B - Fiscal Year 2009 Projects
Section 2911 -
Authorizes the Secretary of the Army to acquire real property and carry out military construction projects to construct or renovate warrior transition unit facilities in various locations inside the United States. Authorizes appropriations for fiscal years beginning after 2008 for military construction, land acquisition, and military family housing functions of the Army. Prohibits funds from being obligated for any such project until 14 days after the defense and appropriations committees have received from the Secretary a detailed justification for the project.
Section 2912 -
Authorizes the Secretary of the Navy to acquire real property and carry out military construction projects to construct or renovate warrior transition unit facilities in various locations inside the United States. Authorizes appropriations for fiscal years beginning after 2008 for military construction, land acquisition, and military family housing projects of the Navy. Prohibits funds from being obligated for any such project until 14 days after the defense and appropriations committees have received from the Secretary a detailed justification for the project.
Section 2913 -
Prohibits any funds from this Act from being obligated or expended to: (1) establish any military installation for the permanent stationing of U.S. Armed Forces in Iraq; or (2) exercise U.S. control of the oil resources of Iraq.

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