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H.R. 15090 (91st): An Act making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1970, and for other purposes.

The text of the bill below is as of Dec 29, 1969 (Passed Congress).


83   STAT.]            PUBLIC LAW 91-171-DEC. 29, 1969                                                                        469

of the value as determined by the Corps of Engineers or the Naval
Facilities Engineering Command, except: (a) where there is a determi-
nation of value by a Federal court, (D) purchases negotiated by the
Attorney General or his designee, and (c) where the estimated value is
less than $25,000.
                                                                                                            Foreign proj-
   SEC. 109. None of the funds appropriated in this Act may be used to                                    ects.
make payments under contracts for any project in a foreign country
unless the Secretary of Defense or his designee, after consultation with
the Secretary of the Treasury or his designee, certifies to the Congress
that the use, by purchase from the Treasury, of currencies of such
country acquired pursuant to law is not feasible for the purpose, stat-
ing the reason therefor.
                                                                                                            Family housing,
   SEC. 110. None of the funds appropriated in this Act shall be used                                     limitation.
to (1) acquire land, (2) provide for site preparation, or (3) install
utilities for any family housing, except housing for which funds have
been made available m annual military construction appropriation
Acts.
                                                                                                            E x c e s s family
   SEC. 111. Funds received from the proceeds of handling excess                                          housing p r o c e e d s ,
family housing remaining under the jurisdiction of the Department of                                      disposition.
Defense shall be deposited to the credit of "Family Housing, Defense"
to be used for the purpose of reducing debt payments of the military
departments.
   This Act may be cited as the "Military Construction Appropriation
Act, 1970".
   Approved December 29, 1969.



Public Law 91-171
                                                 AN .ACT                                                  December 29, 1969
                                                                                                            [H. R. 15090}
Making   a p p r o p r i a t i o n s for t h e D e p a r t m e n t of Defense for t h e   fiscal   year
                       ending J u n e 30, 1970, and for other purposes

  Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled^ That the following                                          Department of
                                                                                                          Defense Appropri-
sums are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not other-                                        ation A c t , 1970.
wise appropriated, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1970, for
military functions administered by the Department of Defense, and
for other purposes, namely:

470 PUBLIC LAW 91-171-DEC. 29, 1969 [83 STAT. TITLE I MILITARY PERSONNEL MILITARY PERSONNEL, ARMY For pay, allowances, individual clothing, subsistence, interest on deposits, gratuities, permanent change of station travel (including all expenses thereof for organizational movements), and expenses of temporary duty travel between permanent duty stations, for members of the Army on active duty (except members of reserve components provided for elsewhere); $8,107,000,000. MILITARY PERSONNEL, NAVY For pay, allowances, individual clothing, subsistence, interest on deposits, gratuities, permanent change of station travel (including all expenses thereof for organizational movements), and expenses of tem- porary duty travel between permanent duty stations, for members of the Navy on active duty (except members of the Reserve provided for elsewhere), midshipmen, and aviation cadets; $4,368,400,000. MILITARY PERSONNEL, MARINE CORPS For pay, allowances, individual clothing, subsistence, interest on deposits, gratuities, permanent change of station travel (including all expenses thereof for organizational movements), and expenses of tem- porary duty travel between permanent duty stations, for members of the Marine Corps on active duty (except members of the Reserve provided for elsewhere) ; $1,518,000,000. MILITARY PERSONNEL, A I R FORCE F o r pay, allowances, individual clothing, subsistence, interest on deposits, gratuities, permanent change of station travel (including all expenses thereof for organizational movements), and expenses of temporary duty travel between permanent duty stations, for members of the Air Force on active duty (except members of reserve com- ponents provided for elsewhere), cadets, and aviation cadets; $5,823,000,000. RESERVE PERSONNEL, ARMY For pay, allowances, clothing, subsistence, gratuities, travel, and related expenses for personnel of the Army Reserve on active duty 70A Stat. 11; ;l Stat. 523, 524, under sections 265, 3019, and 3033 of title 10, United States Code, or while undergoing reserve training or while performing drills or equivalent duty, and for members of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps, as authorized by law; $306,700,000.
83 STAT. ] PUBLIC LAW 91-171-DEC. 29, 1969 471 RESERVE PERSONNEL, NAVY For pay, allowances, clothing, subsistence, gratuities, travel, and related expenses for personnel of the Naval Reserve on active duty under section 265 of title 10, United States Code, or while undergoing 70A Stat. 11. reserve training, or while performing drills or equivalent duty, and for members of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps, as authorized by law; $131,400,000. RESERVE PERSONNEL, MARINE CORPS For pay, allowances, clothing, subsistence, gratuities, travel, and related expenses for personnel of the Marine Corps Reserve and the Marine Corps platoon leaders class on active duty under section 265 of title 10, United States Code, or while undergoing reserve training, or while performing drills or equivalent duty, as authorized by law; $45,000,000. RESERVE PERSONNEL, A I R FORCE F o r pay, allowances, clothing, subsistence, gratuities, travel, and related expenses for personnel of the Air Force Reserve on active duty under sections 265, 8019, and 8033 of title 10, United States Code, or 81 Stat. 524, 525. while undergoing reserve training, or while performing drills or equivalent duty, and for members of the Air Reserve Officers' Training Corps, as authorized by law; $81,200,000. NATIONAL GUARD PERSONNEL, ARMY For pay, allowances, clothing, subsistence, gratuities, travel, and related expenses for personnel of the Army National Guard while on duty under sections 265, 3033, or 3496 of title 10 or section 708 of title 32, United States Code, or while undergoing training or while per- 6i4°^f'|t*at^^5^24 forming drills or equivalent duty, as authorized by law; $356,800,000: ' Provided^ That obligations may be incurred under this appropriation without regard to section 107 of title 32, United States Code. ^OA stat. 599. NATIONAL GUARD PERSONNEL, A I R FORCE For pay, allowances, clothing, subsistence, gratuities, travel, and related expenses for personnel of the Air National Guard on duty under sections 265, 8033, or 8496 of title 10 or section 708 of title 32, ^OA stat. 524. United States Code, or while undergoing training or while performing- drills or equivalent duty, as authorized by law; $97,300,000: Provided^ That obligations may be incurred under this appropriation without regard to section 107 of title 32, United States Code. TITLE II RETIRED MILITARY PERSONNEL RETIRED P A Y , DEFENSE For retired pay and retirement pay, as authorized by law, of mili- tary personnel on the retired lists of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and the Air Force, including the reserve components thereof, retainer pay for personnel of the inactive Fleet Reserve, and payments under chapter 73 of title 10, United States Code; $2,735,000,000. 10 u s e 1431- 1446.
472 PUBLIC LAW 91-171-DEC. 29, 1969 [83 STAT. TITLE III O P E K A T I O N AND M A I N T E N A N C E OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE, A R M Y For expenses, not otherwise provided for, necessary for the opera- tion and maintenance of the Army, including administration; medical and dental care of personnel entitled thereto by law or regulation (including charges of private facilities for care of military personnel on duty or leave, except elective private treatment), and other meas- ures necessary to protect the health of the Army; care of the dead; chaplains' activities; awards and medals; welfare and recreation; recruiting expenses; transportation services; communications services; maps and similar data for military purposes; military surveys and engineering planning; repair of facilities; hire of passenger motor vehicles; tuition and fees incident to training of military personnel at civilian institutions; field exercises and maneuvers; expenses for the Reserve Officers' Training Corps and other units at educational institu- tions, as authorized by law; and not to exceed $4,061,000 for emergen- cies and extraordinary expenses, to be expended on the approval or authority of the Secretary of the Army, and payments may be made on his certificate of necessity for confidential military purposes, and his determination shall be final and conclusive upon the accounting officers of the Government; $7,214,447,250, of which not less than $225,000,000 shall be available only for the maintenance of real prop- erty facilities: Provided^ That not to exceed $142,165,000, in the aggre- gate of the unobligated balances of appropriations made under this head for prior fiscal years, and subsequently withdrawn under the Act 70 Stat. 647. of July 25, 1956 (31 IJ.S.C. 701), may be restored and transferred to the appropriation account under this head for fiscal year 1966. OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE, NAVY For expenses, not otherwise provided for, necessary for the opera- tion and maintenance of the Navy and the Marine Corps, including aircraft and vessels; modification of aircraft, missiles, missile systems, and other ordnance; design of vessels; training and education of members of the Navy; administration; procurement of military per- sonnel; hire of passenger motor vehicles; welfare and recreation; medals, awards, emblems, and other insignia; transportation of things (including transportation of household effects of civilian employees); industrial mobilization; medical and dental care; care of the dead; charter and hire of vessels; relief of vessels in distress; maritime salvage services; military communications facilities on merchant vessels; dissemination of scientific information; administration of patents, trademarks, and copyrights; annuity premiums and retire- ment benefits for civilian members of teaching services; tuition, allow- ances, and fees incident to training of military personnel at civilian institutions; repair of facilities; departmental salaries; conduct of schoolrooms, service clubs, chapels, and other instructional, entertain- ment, and welfare expenses for the enlisted men; procurement of services, special clothing, supplies, and equipment; installation of equipment in public or private plants; exploration, prospecting, con- servation, development, use, and operation of the naval petroleum and oil shale reserves, as authorized by law; and not to exceed $2,999,000 for emergency and extraordinary expenses, as authorized by section 70A Stat. 442. 7202 of title 10, United States Code, to be expended on the approval and authority of the Secretary and his determination shall oe final
83 STAT. ] PUBLIC LAW 91-171-DEC. 29, 1969 473 and conclusive upon the accounting officers of the Government; $5,037,300,000, of which not less than $147,500,000 shall be available only for maintenance of real property facilities, and not to exceed $1,900,000 may be transferred to the appropriation for "Salaries and expenses", Environmental Science Services Administration, Depart- ment of Commerce, for the current fiscal year for the operation of ocean weather stations: Provided^ That not to exceed $66,000,000, in the aggregate of unobligated balances of appropriations made under this head for prior fiscal years, and subsequently withdrawn under th« Act of July 25, 1956 (31 U.S.C. 701), may be restored and trans- ^o stat. 647. ferred to the appropriation account under this head for the fiscal year 1966. OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE, MARINE CORPS For expenses, necessary for the operation and maintenance of the Marine Corps including equipment and facilities; procurement of military personnel; training and education of regular and reserve personnel, including tuition and other costs incurred at civilian schools; welfare and recreation; conduct of schoolrooms, service clubs, chapels, and other instructional, entertainment, and welfare expenses for the enlisted men; procurement and manufacture of mili- tary supplies, equipment, and clothing; hire of passenger motor vehicles; transportation of things; medals, awards, emblems, and other insignia; operation of station hospitals, dispensaries and den- tal clinics; and departmental salaries; $420,000,000, of which not less than $22,426,000 shall be available only for the maintenance of real property facilities: Provided^ That not to exceed $2,500,000, in the aggregate of unobligated balances of appropriations made under this head for prior fiscal years, and subsequently withdrawn under the Act of July 25,1956 (31 U.S.C. 701), may be restored and transferred to the appropriation account under this head for the fiscal year 1966. OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE, A I R FORCE For expenses, not otherwise provided for, necessary for the opera- tion, maintenance, and administration of the Air Force, including the Air Force Reserve and the Air Reserve Officers' Training Corps; oper- ation, maintenance, and modification of aircraft and missiles; transpor- tation of things; repair and maintenance of facilities; field printing plants; hire of passenger motor vehicles; recruiting advertising expenses; training and instruction of military personnel of the Air Force, including tuition and related expenses; pay, allowances, and travel expenses of contract surgeons; repair of private property and other necessary expenses of combat maneuvers; care of the dead; chap- lain and other welfare and morale supplies and equipment; conduct of schoolrooms, service clubs, chapels, and other instructional, entertain- ment, and welfare expenses for enlisted men and patients not otherwise provided for; awards and decorations; industrial mobilization, includ- ing maintenance of reserve plants and equipment and procurement planning; special services by contract or otherwise; and not to exceed $2,920,000 for emergencies and extraordinary expenses, to be expended on the approval or authoritj^ of the Secretary of the Air Force, and payments may be made on his certificate of necessity for confidential militarv purposes, and his determination shall be final and conclusive upon the accounting officers of the Government; $6,445,900,000, of which not less than $250,000^000 shall be available only for the main- tenance of real property facilities, and not to exceed $215,000 may be transferred to the appropriation for "Salaries and expenses", Environ-
474 PUBLIC LAW 91-171-DEC. 29, 1969 [83 STAT. mental Science Services Administration, Department of Commerce, for the current fiscal year, for the operation of the Marcus Island upper-air station. OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE, DEFENSE AGENCIES F o r expenses, not otherwise provided for, necessary for the opera- tion and maintenance of activities and agencies of the Department of Defense (other than the military departments and the Office of Civil Defense), including administration; hire of passenger motor vehicles; welfare and recreation; awards and decorations; travel expenses, including expenses of temporary duty travel of military personnel; transportation of things (including transportation of household effects of civilian employees) ; industrial mobilization; care of the dead; dissemination of scientific information; administration of patents, trademarks, and copyrights; tuition and fees incident to the training of military personnel at civilian institutions; repair of facilities; departmental salaries; procurement of services, special clothing, supplies, and equipment; field printing plants; information and educational services for the iVrmed Forces; communications serv- ices; and not to exceed $4,090,000 for emergency and extraordinary expenses, to be expended on the approval or authority of the Secre- tary of Defense for such purposes as he deems appropriate, and his determination thereon shall be final and conclusive upon the account- ing officers of the Government; $1,069,400,000, of which not less than $15,100,000 shall be available only for the maintenance of real property facilities. OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE, A R M Y NX\TIONAL GUARD For expenses of training, organizing, and administering the Army National Guard, including maintenance, operation, and repairs to structures and facilities; hire of passenger motor vehicles; personal services in the National Guard Bureau; travel expenses (other than mileage), as authorized by law for Army personnel on active duty, for Army National Guard division, regimental, and battalion com- manders while inspecting units in compliance with National Guard regulations when specifically authorized by the Chief, National Guard Bureau; supplying and equipping the Army National Guard of the several States, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia, as authorized by law; and expenses of repair, modification, maintenance, and issue of supplies and equipment (including air- craft) ; $297,800,000, of which not less than $1,900,000 shall be avail- able only for the maintenance of real property facilities: Provided^ That obligations may be incurred under this appropriation without 70A Stat. 599. regard to section 107 of title 32, United States Code. OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE, A I R NATIONAL GUARD For operation and maintenance of the Air National Guard, includ- ing medical and hospital treatment and related expenses; mainte- nance, operation, repair, and other necessary expenses of facilities for the training and administration of the Air National Guard, including repair of facilities, maintenance, operation, and modification of air- craft ; transportation of things; hire of passenger motor vehicles; sup- plies, materials, and equipment, as authorized by law for the Air National Guard of the several States, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia; and expenses incident to the mainte- nance and use of supplies, materials, and equipment, including such
83 STAT. ] PUBLIC LAW 91-171-DEC. 29, 1969 475 as may be furnished from stocks under the control of agencies of the Department of Defense; travel expenses (other than mileage) on the same basis as authorized by law for Air National Guard personnel on active Federal duty, of Air National Guard commanders while inspect- ing units in compliance with National Guard regulations when specifically authorized by the Chief, National Guard Bureau; $330,534,000, of which not less than $2,800,000 shall be available only for the maintenance of real property facilities: Provided^ That obliga- tions may be incurred under this appropriation without regard to section 107 of title 32, United States Code. 70A Stat. 599. NATIONAL BOARD FOR THE PROMOTION OF R I F L E PRACTICE, A R M Y F o r the necessary expenses of construction, equipment, and main- tenance of rifle ranges, the instruction of citizens in marksmanship, and promotion of rifle practice, in accordance with law, including travel of rifle teams, military personnel, and individuals attending regional, national, and international competitions, and not to exceed $10,000 for incidental expenses of the National Board; $52,750: Pro- vided^ That travel expenses of civilian members of the National Board shall be paid in accordance with the Standardized Government Travel Regulations, as amended. CLAIMS, DEFENSE F o r payment, not otherwise provided for, of claims authorized by law to be paid by the Department of Defense (except for civil func- tions), including claims for damages arising under training contracts with carriers, and repayment of amounts determined by the Secretary concerned, or officers designated by him, to have been erroneously collected from military and civilian personnel of the Department of Defense, or from States, territories, or the District of Columbia, or members of National Guard units thereof; $39,000,000. CONTINGENCIES, DEFENSE For emergencies and extraordinary expenses arising in the Depart- ment of Defense, to be expended on the approval or authority of the Secretary of Defense and such expenses may be accounted for solely on his certificate that the expenditures were necessary for confidential military purposes; $5,000,000: Provided, That a report of disburse- g^fsT'* *° ^°"' ments under this item of appropriation shall be made quarterly to Congress. COURT OF MILITARY APPEALS, DEFENSE F o r salaries and expenses necessary for the United States Court of Military Appeals; $666,000. TITLE IV PROCUREMENT PROCUREMENT OF EQUIPMENT AND MISSILES, A R M Y For expenses necessary for the procurement, manufacture, and modification of missiles, armament, ammunition, equipment, vehicles, vessels, and aircraft for the Army and the Reserve Officers' Training Corps; purchase of not to exceed five thousand two hundred and seventy-six passenger motor vehicles (including one medium sedan at
476 PUBLIC LAW 91-171-DEC. 29, 1969 [83 STAT. not to exceed $3,000) for replacement only; expenses which in the dis- cretion of the Secretary of the Army are necessary in providing facil- ities for production of equipment and supplies for national defense purposes, including construction, and the furnishing of Government- owned facilities and equipment at privately owned plants; and ammu- nition for military salutes at institutions to which issue of weapons for salutes is authorized; $4,254,400,000, and in addition, $50,000,000 shall be derived by transfer from the Defense stock fund, to remain avail- able until expended. PROCUREMENT OF AIRCRAFT AND MISSILES, NAVY For construction, procurement, production, modification, and mod- ernization of aircraft, missiles, equipment, including ordnance, spare parts, and accessories therefor; specialized equipment; expansion of public and private plants, including the land necessary therefor, and such lands, and interests therein, may be acquired, and construction prosecuted thereon prior to approval of title by the Attorney General 40 u s e 255. as required by section 355, Revised Statutes, as amended; and procure- ment and installation of equipment, appliances, and machine tools in public or private plants; $2,620,000,000, and in addition, $25,000,000 shall be derived by transfer from the Defense stock fund, to remain available until expended. SHIPBUILDING AND CONVERSION, NAVY For expenses necessary for the construction, acquisition, or conver- sion of vessels as authorized by law, including armor and armament ther'eof, plant equipment, appliances, and machine tools and installa- tion thereof in public or private plants; procurement of critical, long leadtime components and designs for vessels to be constructed or con- verted in the future; and expansion of public and private plants, including land necessary therefor, and such land, and interests therein, may be acquired and construction prosecuted thereon prior to approval of title by the Attorney General as required by section 355, Revised Statutes, as amended; $2,490,300,000 to remain available until ex- pended: Provided^ That none of the funds herein provided for the construction or conversion of any naval vessel to be constructed in shipyards in the United States shall be expended in foreign shipyards for the construction of major components of the hull or superstructure of such vessel: Provided further, That none of the funds herein pro- vided shall be used for the construction of any naval vessel in foreign shipyards. OTHER PROCUREMENT, NAVY For procurement, production, and modernization of support equip- ment, and materials not otherwise provided for. Navy ordnance and ammunition (except ordnance for new aircraft, new ships, and ships authorized for conversion), purchase of not to exceed one thousand three hundred and thirty-six passenger motor vehicles (including one medium sedan at not to exceed $3,000) for replacement only; alter- ation of vessels and necessary design therefor; expansion of public and private plants, including the land necessary therefor, and such lands, and interests therein may be acquired, and construction prose- cuted thereon prior to approval of title by the Attorney General as required by section 355, Revised Statutes, as amended; and procure- ment and installation of equipment, appliances, and machine tools in public or private plants; $1,484,600,000, to remain available until expended.
83 STAT. ] PUBLIC LAW 91-171-DEC. 29, 1969 477 PROCUREMENT, MARINE CORPS For expenses necessary for the procurement, manufacture, and modification of missiles, armament, ammunition, military equipment, spare parts, and accessories therefor; plant equipment, appliances, and machine tools, and installation thereof in public or private plants, and vehicles for the M a r n e Corps, including purchase of not to exceed two hundred and eight passenger motor vehicles for replacement only; $500,848,000, to remain available until expended. AIRCRAFT PROCUREMENT, A I R FORCE For construction, procurement, and modification of aircraft, and equipment, including armor and armament, specialized ground han- dling equipment, and training devices, spare parts, and accessories therefor; specialized equipment; expansion of public and private plants, Government-owned equipment and installation thereof in such j)lants, erection of structures, and acquisition of land without regard to section 9774 of title 10, United States Code, for the foregoing pur- '^°^ ^'^'- 5^°- poses, and such land, and interests tlierein, may be acquired and con- struction prosecuted thereon prior to the approval of title by the Attorney General as required by section 355, Revised Statutes, as amended; reserve plant and equipment layaway; and other expenses 40 u s e 255. necessary for the foregoing purposes, including rents and transporta- tion of things; $3,405,800,000, and, in addition, $325,000,000, of which $300,000,000 shall be derived by transfer from the Air Force stock fund and $25,000,000 shall be derived by transfer from the Defense stock fund, to remain available until expended: Provided^ That funds 'available under this heading shall be available to the extent of $55,000,000 without regard to prior provisions relating to the F-12 aircraft program. MISSILE PROCUREMENT, A I R FORCE For construction, procurement, and modification of missiles, rockets, and related equipment, including spare parts and accessories therefor, ground handling equipment, and training devices; expansion of public and private plants, Government-owned equipment and installation thereof in such plants, erection of structures, and acquisition of land without regard to section 9774 of title 10, United States Code, for the foregoing purposes, and such land, and interests therein, may be ac- quired and construction prosecuted thereon prior to the approval of title by the Attorney General as required by section 355, Revised Statutes, as amended; reserve plant and equipment layaway; and other expenses necessary for the foregoing purposes, including rents and transportation of things; $1,448,100,000, to remain available until expended. OTHER PROCUREMENT, A I R FORCE F o r procurement and modification of equipment (including ground guidance and electronic control equipment^ and ground electronic and communication equipment), and supplies, materials, and spare parts therefor, not otherwise provided for; the purchase of not to exceed one thousand five hundred and twenty passenger motor vehicles for replacement only; and expansion of public and private plants. Govern- ment-owned equipment and installation thereof in such plants, erection of structures, and acquisition of land without regard to section 9774 of title 10, United States Code, for the foregoing purposes, and such land, and interests therein, may be acquired and construction prose-
478 PUBLIC LAW 91-171-DEC. 29, 1969 [83 STAT. cuted thereon prior to the approval of title by the Attorney General as 40 use 255. required by section 355, Revised Statutes, as amended; $1,576,200,000, to remain available until expended. PROCUREMENT, DEFENSE AGENCIES For expenses of activities and agencies of the Department of Defense (other than the military departments and the Office of Civil Defense) necessary for procurement, production, and modification of equipment, supplies, materials, and spare parts therefor, not otherwise provided for; purchase of one hundred and seventy-eight passenger motor vehicles for replacement only; expansion of public and private plants, equipment and installation thereof in such plants, erection of struc- tures, and acquisition of land for the foregoing purposes, and such land and interests therein may be acquired and construction prose- cuted thereon prior to the approval of title by the Attorney General as required by section 355, Revised Statutes, as amended; $61,600,000, to remain available until expended. TITLE V RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, TEST, AND EVALUATION RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, TEST, AND EVALUATION, A R M Y For expenses necessary for basic and applied scientific research, development, test, and evaluation, including maintenance, rehabilita- tion, lease, and operation of facilities and equipment, as authorized by law; $1,596,820,000, to remain available until expended. RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, TEST, AND EVALUATION, NAVY F o r expenses necessary for basic and applied scientific research, development, test, and evaluation, including maintenance, rehabili- tation, lease, and operation of facilities and equipment, as author- ized by law; $2,186,400,000, to remain available until expended. RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, TEST, AND EVALUATION, A I R FORCE For expenses necessary for basic and applied scientific research, development, test, and evaluation, including maintenance, rehabili- tation, lease, and operation of facilities and equipment, as author- ized by law; $3,060,600,000, to remain available until expended. RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, TEST, AND EVALUATION, DEFENSE AGENCIES For expenses of activities and agencies of the Department of Defense (other than the military departments and the Office of Civil Defense), necessary for basic and applied scientific research, develop- ment, test, and evaluation; advanced research projects as may be designated and determined by the Secretary of Defense, pursuant to law; maintenance, rehabilitation, lease, and operation of facilities and equipment, as authorized by law, to remain available until funds"^^^"^ °^ expended; $450,000,000: Provided^ That such amounts as may be determined by the Secretary of Defense to have been made available in other appropriations available to the Department of Defense dur- ing the current fiscal year for programs related to advanced research may be transferred to and merged with this appropriation to be avail- able for the same purposes and time period: Provided further^ That
83 STAT.] PUBLIC LAW 91-171-DEC. 29, 1969 479 such amounts of this appropriation as may be determined by the Secretary of Defense may be transferred to carry out the purposes of advanced research to those appropriations for military functions under the Department of Defense which are being utilized for related programs, to be merged with and to be available for the same time period as the appropriation to which transferred. EMERGENCY F U N D , DEFENSE For transfer by the Secretary of Defense, with the approval of the Bureau of the Budget, to any appropriation for military functions under the Department of Defense available for research, develop- ment, test, and evaluation, or procurement or production related thereto, to be merged with and to be available for the same purposes, and for the same time period, as the appropriation to which trans- ferred; $75,000,000, and, in addition, not to exceed $150,000,000, to be used upon determination by the Secretary of Defense that such funds can be wisely, profitably, and practically used in the interest of national -defense and to be derived by transfer from such appro- priations available to the Department of Defense for obligation dur- ing the current fiscal year as the Secretary of Defense may designate : Provided^ That any appropriations transferred shall not exceed 7 per centum of the appropriation from which transferred. TITLE VI GENERAL PROVISIONS SEC. 601. No part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall a gPublicity anda. or prop- be used for publicity or propaganda purposes not authorized by the Congress. SEC. 602. During the current fiscal year, the Secretary of Defense s uExperts ltants. or con- and the Secretaries of the Army, Navy, and Air Force, respectively, if they should deem it advantageous to the national defense, and if in their opinions the existing facilities of the Department of Defense are inadequate, are authorized to procure services in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 3109, under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of Defense, 80 Stat. 4 1 6 . and to pay in connection therewith travel expenses of individuals, including actual transportation and per diem in lieu of subsistence while traveling from their homes or places of business to official duty station and return as may be authorized by law": Provided^ That such contracts may be renewed annually. SEC. 603. During the current fiscal year, provisions of law prohibit- n oEmployment ncitizens. of ing the payment of compensation to, or employment of, any person not a citizen of the United States shall not apply to personnel of the Department of Defense. SEC. 604. Appropriations contained in this Act shall be available a vAppropriations, ailability. for insurance of official motor vehicles in foreign countries, w^hen re- quired by laws of such coimtries; payments in advance of expenses determined by the investigating officer to be necessary and in accord with local custom for conducting investigations in foreign countries incident to matters relating to the activities of the department concerned; reimbursement of General Services Administration for security guard services for protection of confidential files; reim- bursement of the Federal Bureau of Investigation for expenses in con- nection with investigation of defense contractor personnel; and all necessary expenses, at the seat of government of the United States of America or elsewhere, in connection wdth communication and other
480 PUBLIC LAW 91-171-DEC. 29, 1969 [83 STAT. services and supplies as may be necessary to carry out the purposes of this Act. P r i s o n e r s of SEC. 605. Any appropriation available to the Army, Navy, or the war, e t c . Air Force may, under such regulations as the Secretary concerned may prescribe, be used for expenses incident to the maintenance, pay, and allowances of prisoners of war, other persons in Army, Navy, or Air Fofee custody whose status is determined by the Secretary con- cerned to be similar to prisoners of war, and persons detained in such custody pursuant to Presidential proclamation. Land a c q u i s i - tion. SEO. 606. Appropriations available to the Department of Defense for the current fiscal year for maintenance or construction shall be avail- able for acquisition of land as authorized by section 2672 of title 10, 72 Stat. 1459; 76 Stat. 5 1 1 . United States Code. Dependents' SEC. 607. Appropriations for the Department of Defense for the schooling. current fiscal year shall be available, (a) except as authorized by the 64 Stat. 1100; Act of September 30, 1950 (20 U.S.C. 236-244), for primary and 79 Stat. 27; 81 Stat. 783, secondary schooling for minor dependents of military and civilian personnel of the Department of Defense residing on military or naval installations or stationed in foreign countries, as authorized for the 70A Stat. 442. Navy by section 7204 of title 10, United States Code, in amounts not exceeding $129,900,000, when the Secretary of the Department con- cerned finds that schools, if any, available in the locality, are unable Occupied a r e a s . to provide adequately for the education of such dependents; (b) for expenses in connection with administration of occupied areas; (c) for payment of rewards as authorized for the Navy by section 7209(a) of title 10, United States Code, for information leading to the dis- Deficiency covery of missing naval property or the recovery thereof; (d) for judgments. payment of deficiency judgments and interests thereon arising out Leasing. of condemnation proceedings; (e) for leasing of buildings and facili- ties including payment of rentals for special purpose space at the seat of government, and in the conduct of field exercises and maneuvers 56 Stat. 654. or, in administering the provisions of 43 U.S.C. 315q, rentals may T o o l s , mainte- be paid in advance; (f) payments under contracts for maintenance of nance. tools and facilities for twelve months beginning at any time during the Access roads. fiscal year; (g) maintenance of Defense access roads certified as im- portant to national defense in accordance with section 210 of title 72 Stat. 908. 23, United States Code; (h) for the purchase of milk for enlisted Milk program. personnel of the Department of Defense heretofore made available 68 Stat. 900; pursuant to section 1446a, title 7, United States Code, and the cost !1 Stat. 464. of milk so purchased, as determined by the Secretary of Defense, shall be included in the value of the commuted ration; (i) transporting civilian clothing to the home of record of selective service inductees and recruits on entering the military services; (j) payments under leases for real or personal property for twelve months beginning at any time during the fiscal year; (k) pay and allowances of not to exceed nine persons, including personnel detailed to International Military Headquarters and Organizations, at rates provided for under 75 Stat. 450. section 625(d) (1) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended. 22 u s e 2385. Articles for SEC. 608. Appropriations for the Department of Defense for the prisoners, etc. current fiscal year shall be available for: (a) donations of not to exceed $25 to each prisoner upon each release from confinement in military or contract prison and to each person discharged for fraudu- lent enlistment; (b) authorized issues of articles to prisoners, appli- cants for enlistment and persons in military custody; (c) subsistence of selective service registrants called for induction, applicants for enlistment, prisoners, civilian employees as authorized by law, and supernumeraries when necessitated by emergent military circum- stances; (d) reimbursement for subsistence of enlisted personnel
83 STAT. ] PUBLIC LAW 91-171-DEC. 29, 1969 481 while sick in hosj)itals; (e) expenses of prisoners confined in nonmili- tary facilities; (f) military courts, boards, and commissions; (g) utility services for buildings erected at private cost, as authorized by law, and buildings on military reservations authorized by regulations to be used for welfare and recreational purposes; (h) exchange fees, and losses in the accounts of disbursing officers or agents in accordance with law; (i) expenses of Latin-American cooperation as authorized for the Navy by law (10 U.S.C. 7208); and (j) expenses of appre- ^OA stat. 443. hension and delivery of deserters, prisoners, and members absent without leave, including payment of rewards of not to exceed $25 in any one case. SEC. 609. Insofar as practicable, the Secretary of Defense shall assist sn^if tfusrH^sl" American small business to participate equitably in the furnishing of commodities and services financed with funds appropriated under this Act by making available or causing to be made available to suppliers in the United States, and particularly to small independent enter- prises, information, as far in advance as possible, with respect to pur- chases proposed to be financed with funds appropriated under this Act, and by making available or causing to be made available to pur- chasing and contracting agencies of the Department of Defense information as to commodities and services produced and furnished by small independent enterprises in the United States, and by otherwise helping to give small business an opportunity to participate in the furnishing of commodities and services financed Avith funds appro- priated by this Act. SEC. 610. No a])propriation contained in tliis Act shall be available ^^^^^^ opera- for expenses of operation of messes (other tlian organized messes the operating expenses of Avhich are financed principally from nonappro- priated funds) at Avhich meals are sold to officers or civilians except under regulations approved by the Secretary of Defense, which shall (except under unusual or extraordinary circumstances) establish rates for such meals sufficient to provide reimbursement of operating expenses and food costs to the appropriations concerned: Provided. That officers and civilians in a travel status receiving a per diem allow- ance in lieu of subsistence shall be charged at the rate of not less than $2.50 per d a y : Provided, further. That for the purposes of this section payments for meals at the rates established hereunder may be made in cash or by deduction from the pay of civilian employees: Provided further^ That members of organized nonprofit youth groups sponsored at either the national or local level, when extended the privilege of visiting a military installation and permitted to eat in the general mess by the commanding officer of the installation, shall pay the commuted ration cost of such meal or meals. SEC. 611. No part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall nmua'tro/^^'^ remain available for obligation beyond the current fiscal year unless expressly so provided herein. SEC. 612. Appropriations of the Department of Defense available Reimbursable for operation and maintenance, may be reimbursed during the current ^PP''°P"^*»°"^* fiscal year for all expenses involved in the preparation for disposal and for the disposal of military sup])lies, equipment, and materiel, and for all expenses of production of lumber or timber products pur- suant to section 2665 of title 10, United States Code, from amounts ''°^ ^*^*- ^•9- received as proceeds from the sale of any such property: Provided, That a report of receipts and disbursements under this limitation Report to shall be made quarterly to Congress: Provided further. That no funds °"^'"^®^- available to agencies of the Department of Defense shall be used for the operation, acquisition, or construction of new facilities or equip- ment for new facilities in the continental limits of the United States
482 PUBLIC LAW 91-171-DEC. 29, 1969 [83 STAT. for metal scrap baling or shearing or for melting or sweating alu- minum scrap unless the Secretary of Defense or an Assistant i 5ecre- tary of Defense designated by him determines, with respect to each facility involved, that the operation of such facility is in the national interest. Apportionment of funds, exemp- SEC. 613. (a) During the current fiscal year, the President may tion. exempt appropriations, funds, and contract authorizations, available for military functions under the Department of Defense, from the pro- visions of subsection (c) of section 3679 of the Revised Statutes, as 31 u s e 665. amended, whenever he deems such action to be necessary in the inter- ests of national defense. Airborne alert (b) Upon determination by the President that such action is neces- expenses. sary, the Secretary of Defense is authorized to provide for the cost of an airborne alert as an excepted expense in accordance with the pro- visions of Revised Statutes 3732 (41 U.S.C. 11). I n c r e a s e d mili- tary personnel, (c) Upon determination by the President that it is necessary to expenses. increase the number of military personnel on active duty beyond the number for which funds are provided in this Act, the Secretary of Defense is authorized to provide for the cost of such increased military personnel, as an excepted expense in accordance with the provisions of Revised Statutes 3732 (41 U.S.C. 11). Report to Con- (d) The Secretary of Defense shall immediately advise Congress gress. of the exercise of any authority granted in this section, and shall report monthly on the estimated obligations incurred pursuant to subsections (b) and (c). Commissary stores. SEC. 614. No appropriation contained in this Act shall be available in connection with the operation of commissary stores of the agencies of the Department of Defense for the cost of purchase (including commercial transportation in the LTnited States to the place of sale but excluding all transportation outside the United States) and maintenance of operating equipment and supplies, and for the actual or estimated cost of utilities as may be furnished by the Government and of shrinkage, spoilage, and pilferage of merchandise under the control of such commissary stores, except as authorized under regula- tions promulgated by the Secretaries of the military departments concerned, with the approval of the Secretary of Defense, which regu- lations shall provide for reimbursement therefor to the appropriations concerned and, notwithstanding any other provision of law, shall provide for the adjustment of the sales prices in such commissary stores to the extent necessary to furnish sufficient gross revenue from Free u t i l i t i e s sales of commissary stores to make such reimbursement: Provided, outside U.S. and That under such regulations as may be issued pursuant to this section in A l a s k a . all utilities may be furnished without cost to the commissary stores out- side the continental United States and in Alaska: Provided further, That no appropriation contained in this Act shall be available in con- nection with the operation of commissary stores within the continental United States unless the Secretary of Defense has certified that items normally procured from commissary stores are not otherwise avail- able at a reasonable distance and a reasonable price in satisfactory quality and quantity to the military and civilian employees of the Department of Defense. Proficiency SEC. 615. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, Executive flying. order, or regulation, no part of the appropriations in this Act shall be available for any expenses of operating aircraft under the jurisdic- tion of the Armed Forces for the purpose of proficiency flying except in accordance with the regulations issued by the Secretaries of the Departments concerned and approved by the Secretary of Defense which shall establish proficiency standards and maximum and mini- mum flying hours for this purpose: Provided, That without regard to
83 STAT. ] PUBLIC LAW 91-171-DEC. 29, 1969 483 any provision of law or Executive order prescribing minimum flight requirements, such regulations may provide for the payment of flight pay at the rates prescribed in section 301 of title 37, United States Code, to certain members of the Armed Forces otherwise entitled to ''^ ^'^*' '*^^' receive flight pay during the current fiscal year (1) who have held aeronautical ratings or designations for not less than fifteen years, or (2) whose particular assignment outside the United States or in Alaska makes it impractical to participate in regular aerial flights. Household SEC. 616. No part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall goods. be available for expense of transportation, packing, crating, tem- porary storage, drayage, and unpacking of household goods and per- sonal effects in any one shipment having a net weight in excess of thirteen thousand five hundred pounds. V e s s e l s , trans- SEC. 617. Vessels under the jurisdiction of the Department of Com- fer. merce, the Department of the Army, Department of the Air Force, or the Department of the Navy may be transferred or otherwise made available without reimbursement to any such agencies upon the re- quest of the head of one agency and the approval of the agency hav- ing jurisdiction of the vessels concerned. L e g a l training, SEC. 618. None of the funds provided in this Act shall be available restriction. for training in any legal profession nor for the payment of tuition for training in such profession: Provided^ That this limitation shall not apply to the off-duty training of military personnel as prescribed by section 621 of this Act. Obligated funds, SEC. 619. Not more than .20 per centum of the appropriations in 1970, limitation. this Act which are limited for obligation during the current fiscal year shall be obligated during the last two months of the fiscal year: Provided, That this section shall not apply to obligations for support of active duty training of civilian components or summer-camp train- ing of the Eeserve Officers' Training Corps. SEC. 620. During the current fiscal year the agencies of the Depart- Use of foreign r e a l property. ment of Defense may accept the use of real property from foreign countries for the United States in accordance with mutual defense agreements or occupational arrangements and may accept services furnished by foreign countries as reciprocal international courtesies or as services customarily made available without charge; and such agencies may use the same for the support of the United States forces in such areas without specific appropriation therefor. I n addition to the foregoing, agencies of the Department of Defense may accept real property, services, and commodities from foreign countries for the use of the United States in accordance with mutual defense agreements or occupational arrangements and such agencies may use the same for the support of the United States forces in such Report to Con- areas, without specific appropriations therefor: Provided^ That within g r e s s and Budget thirty days after the end of each quarter the Secretary of Defense shall Bureau. render to Congress and to the Bureau of the Budget a full report of such property, supplies, and commodities received during such quarter. R e s e a r c h and SEC. 621. During the current fiscal year, appropriations available to development the Department of Defense for research and development may be used funds. for the purposes of section 2353 of title 10, LTnited States Code, and for 70A Stat. 134. purposes related to research and development for which expenditures are specifically authorized in other appropriations of the service concerned. Tuition p a y - SEC. 622. No appropriation contained in this Act shall be available ments, e t c , for the payment of more than 75 per centum of charges of educa- restriction. tional institutions for tuition or expenses for off-duty training of mili- tary personnel, nor for the payment of any part of tuition or expenses
484 PUBLIC LAW 91-171-DEC. 29, 1969 [83 STAT. for such training for commissioned personnel who do not agree to remain on active duty for two years after completion of such training. ROTC, loyalty SEC. 623. No part of the funds appropriated herein shall be expended requirements. for the support of any formally enrolled student in basic courses of the senior division, Reserve Officers' Training Corps, who has not executed a certificate of loyalty or loyalty oath in such form as shall be pre- scribed by the Secretary of Defense. Procurement SEC. 624. No part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall restrictions. be available for the procurement of any article of food, clothing, cot- ton, woven silk or woven silk blends, spun silk yarn for cartridge cloth, synthetic fabric or coated synthetic fabric, or wool (whether in the form of fiber or yarn or contained in fabrics, materials, or manu- factured articles) not grown, reprocessed, reused, or produced in the United States or its possessions, except to the extent that the Secretary of the Department concerned shall determine that a satisfactory qual- ity and sufficient quantity of any articles of food or clothing or any formof cotton, woven silk and woven silk blends, spun silk yarn for cartridge cloth, synthetic fabric or coated synthetic fabric, or wool grown, reprocessed, reused, or produced in the United States or its possessions cannot be procured as and when needed at United States market prices and except procurements outside the United States in support of combat operations, procurements by vessels in foreign waters and emergency procurements or procurements of perishable foods by establishments located outside the United States for the personnel attached thereto: Provided^ That nothing herein shall pre- clude the procurement of foods manufactured or processed in the United States or its possessions: Provided further^ That no funds herein appropriated shall be used for the payment of a price differen- tial on contracts hereafter made for the purpose of relieving economic dislocations: Provided further^ That none of the funds appropriated in this Act shall be used except that, so far as practicable, all contracts shall be awarded on a formally advertised competitive bid basis to the lowest responsible bidder. Bakery, laundry SEC. 625. None of the funds appropriated in this Act shall be used facilities. for the construction, replacement, or reactivation of any bakery, laundry, or dry-cleaning facility in the United States, its Territories or possessions, as to which the Secretary of Defense does not certify in writing, giving his reasons therefor, that the services to be furnished by such facilities are not obtainable from commercial sources at reasonable rates. Airmail reim- SEC. 626. During the current fiscal year, appropriations of the bursement. Department of Defense shall be available for reimbursement to the Post Office Department for payment of costs of commercial air trans- portation of military mail between the United States and foreign countries. Furnishings SEC. 627. Appropriations contained in this Act shall be available and automobiles, purchase. for the purchase of household furnishings, house trailers (for the pur- pose of relieving unusual- iridividual losses occasioned by the reloca- tion of personnel from installations in France), and automobiles from military and civilian personnel on duty outside the continental United States, for the purpose of resale at cost to incoming personnel, and for providing furnishings, without charge, in other than public quarters occupied by military or civilian personnel of the Department of Defense on duty outside the continental United States or in Alaska, upon a determination^ under regulations approved by the Secretary of Defense, that such action is advantageous to the Government. Uniforms. SEC. 628. During the current fiscal year, appropriations available to the Department of Defense for pay of civilian employees shall be
83 STAT. ] PUBLIC LAW 91-171-DEC. 29, 1969 485 available for uniforms, or allowances therefor, as authorized by law (5U.S.C.5901;80Stat.508). si stat. 206. SEC. 629. During the current fiscal year, the Secretary of Defense j ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ " " ' " " " ' shall, upon requisition of the National Board for the Promotion of Eifle Practice, and without reimbursement, transfer from agencies of the Department of Defense to the Board ammunition from stock or which has been procured for the purpose in such amounts as he may determine. Travel eX" Such appropriations of the Department of Defense available for penses. obligation during the current fiscal year as may be designated by the Secretary of Defense shall be available for the travel expenses of mili- tary and naval personnel, including the reserve components, and mem- bers of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps attending regional, national, or international rifle matches. SEC. 630. Funds provided in this Act for congressional liaison activ- ,. congressional . . - . - T : L o i i 1-r-v t> ^ -KT I^ liaison activities. ities of the Department of the Army, the Department 01 the Navy, the Department of the Air Force, and the Office of the Secretary of Defense shall not exceed $1,150,000: Provided. That this amount shall be available for apportionment to the Department of the Army, the Department of the Navy, the Department of the Air Force, and the Office of the Secretary of Defense as determined by the Secretary of Defense. SEC. 631. Of the funds made available by this Act for the services .^J[e"t'^^"''^ of the Military Airlift Command, $109,000,000 shall be available only ^" ^^ * for procurement of commercial transportation service from carriers participating in the civil reserve air. fleet program; and the Secretary of Defense shall utilize the services of such carriers which qualify as small businesses to the fullest extent found practicable: Provided, That the Secretary of Defense shall specify in such procurement, performance characteristics for aircraft to be used based upon modern aircraft operated by the civil air fleet. SEC. 632, Not less than $7,500,000 of the funds made available in this . s^a transporta- tion. Act for travel expenses m connection with temporary duty and permanent change of station of civilian and military personnel of the Department of Defense shall be available only for the procurement of commercial passenger sea transportation service on American-flag vessels. Civilian cloth- SEC. 633. During the current fiscal year, appropriations available ing. to the Department of Defense for operation may be used for civilian clothing, not to exceed $40 in cost for enlisted personnel: (1) dis- charged for misconduct, unfitness, unsuitability, or otherwise than honorably; (2) sentenced by a civil court to confinement in a civil prison or interned or discharged as an alien enemy; (3) discharged prior to completion of recruit training under honorable conditions for dependency, hardship, minority, disability, or for the convenience of the Government. SEC. 634. No part of the funds appropriated herein shall be avail- triJ:tors'^ advrr' able for paying the costs of advertising by any defense contractor, tising costs^ except advertising for which payment is made from profits, and such "-estrictions. advertising shall not be considered a part of any defense contract cost. The prohibition contained in this section shall not apply with respect to advertising conducted by any such contractor, in com- pliance with regulations which shall be promulgated by the Secretary of Defense, solely for (1) the recruitment by that contractor of per- sonnel required for the performance by the contractor of obligations under a defense contract, (2) the procurement of scarce items required by the contractor for the performance of a defense contract, or
486 PUBLIC LAW 91-171-DEC. 29, 1969 [83 STAT. (3) the disposal of scrap or surplus materials acquired by the con- tractor in the performance of a defense contract. New f a c i l i t i e s , SEC. 635. Funds appropriated in this Act for maintenance and restriction. repair of facilities and installations shall not be available for acquisi- tion of new facilities, or alteration, expansion, extension, or addi- tion of existing facilities, as defined in Department of Defense Directive 7040.2, dated January 18, 1961, in excess of $25,000: Pro- vided^ That the Secretary of Defense may amend or change the said directive during the current fiscal year, consistent with the purpose of this section* Transfer of funds, authority. SEC. 636. During the current fiscal year, the Secretary of Defense may, if he deems it vital to the security of the United States and in the national interest to further improve the readiness of the Armed Forces, including the reserve components, transfer under the author- ity and terms of the Emergency Fund an additional $200,000,000: Provided^ That the transfer authority made available under the terms of the Emergency Fund appropriation contained in this Act is hereby broadened to meet the requirements of this section: Provided further^ Report to Congress, That the Secretary of Defense shall notify Congress promptly of all transfers made pursuant to this authority. Contract pay- SEC. 637. None of the funds appropriated in this Act may be used ments in foreign countries. to make payments under contracts for any program, project, or activity in a foreign country unless the Secretary of Defense or his designee, after consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury or his designee, certifies to the Congress that the use, by purchase from the Treasury, of currencies of such country acquired pursuant to law is not feasible for the purpose, stating the reason therefor. Vietnamese SEC. 638. (a) Appropriations available to the Department of forces, etc., support. Defense during the current fiscal }^ear shall be available for their stated purposes to support: (1) Vietnamese and other free world forces in Vietnam; (2) local forces in Laos and Thailand; and for related costs, on such terms and conditions as the Secretary of Defense may determine. Report to (b) Within thirty days after the end of each quarter, the Secretary Congress. of Defense shall render to Congress a report with respect to the esti- mated value by purpose, by country, of support furnished from such appropriations. Working c a p i t a l SEC. 639. During the current fiscal year, cash balances in working funds. capital funds of the Department of Defense established pursuant to 76 Stat. 5 2 1 . section 2208 of title 10, L^nited States Code, may be maintained in only such amounts as are necessary at any time for cash disbursements to be made from such funds: Provided^ That transfers may be made between such funds in such amounts as may be determined by the Secretary of Defeiise, with the approval of the Bureau of the Budget. Payments pro- hibited to con- SEC. 640. No part of the funds appropriated under this Act shall be victed r i o t e r s . used to pay salaries of any Federal employee who is convicted in any Federal, State, or local court of competent jurisdiction, of inciting, promoting, or carrying on a riot, or any group activity resulting in material damage to property or injury to persons, found to be in violation of Federal, State, or local laws designed to protect persons or property in the community concerned. Loans to cam- v' SEC. 641. No part of the funds appropriated under this Act shall pus d i s r u p t o r s , prohibition. be used to provide a loan, guarantee of a loan or a grant to any appli- cant who has been conv'cted by any court of general jurisdiction of any crime which involves the use of or the assistance to others in the use of force, trespass or the seizure of property under control of an institution of higher education to prevent officials or students at such an institution from engaging in their duties or pursuing their studies.
83 STAT. ] PUBLIC LAW 91-172-DEC. 30, 1969 487 SEC. 642. (a) Amounts, as determined by the Secretary of Defense , Procurement -I T 1 1 T-v' < » i T - » ( • i i - n i , p funds, rescission. and approved by the Director o t the Bureau oi the Budget, of any appropriations of the Department of Defense available for procure- ment (except Shipbuilding and Conversion, Navy) which (1) will remain unobligated as of the close of any fiscal year for which esti- mates are submitted and (2) which have been available for obligation for three or more fiscal years, shall be proposed for rescission. (b) Amounts, as determined by the Secretary of Defense and ^ ndl'^'^re^cission approved by the Director of the Bureau of the Buaget, of any appro- "" s, rescission, priations of the Department of Defense available for Shipbuilding which (1) will remain unobligated as of the close of any fiscal year for which estimates are submitted and (2) which have been available for obligation for five or more fiscal years, shall be proposed for rescission. (c) Amounts, as determined by the Secretary of Defense and . Research and 1 1 1 -r~v' < « i i - r - « i » n T - » T p developmenl: approved by the Director oi the Bureau ot the Budget, o t any funds, rescission. appropriations of the Department of Defense available for research, development, test and evaluation (except Emergency Fund, Defense) which (1) will remain unobligated as of the close of any fiscal year for which estimates are submitted and (2) which have been available for obligation for two or more fiscal years, shall be proposed for rescission. SEC. 643. I n line with the expressed intention of the President of ^^1^^°^ °^ '^'^®'' the United States, none of the funds appropriated by this Act shall introduction of be used to finance the introduction of American ground combat troops combat troops, into Laos or Thailand. prohibition. This Act may be cited as the "Department of Defense Appropria- ^''°'^* ""^' tion Act, 1970." Approved December 29, 1969. Public Law 91-172 AN A C T December 30, 1969 To reform the income tax laws. — [ H . R. i3270] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Tax Reform Act United States of America in Congress assembled, of 1969. SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE, ETC. (a) SHORT TITLE.—This Act may be cited as the "Tax Eeform Act of 1969". (b) TABLE OF CONTENTS.—