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Defense Appropriations, FY 2004 bill (Identified by CRS)
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Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2004

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Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2004

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Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2004

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Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2004

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Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2004

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Making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2004, and for other purposes.


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Date
09/30/2003Became Public Law No: 108-87. (TXT | PDF)
09/30/2003Signed by President.
09/29/2003Presented to President.
09/25/2003Conference report agreed to in Senate: Senate agreed to conference report by Yea-Nay Vote. 95 - 0. Record Vote Number: 364.
09/24/2003Conference report agreed to in House: On agreeing to the conference report Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 407 - 15 (Roll no. 513).
09/24/2003Conference report filed: Conference report H. Rept. 108-283 filed.(text of conference report: CR H8500-8784)
09/17/2003Conference committee actions: Conferees agreed to file conference report.
07/17/2003Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with an amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 95 - 0. Record Vote Number: 290.(text: CR 7/21/2003 S9643-9659)
07/08/2003Passed/agreed to in House: On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 399 - 19 (Roll no. 335).
07/02/2003The House Committee on Appropriations reported an original measure, H. Rept. 108-187, by Mr. Lewis (CA).
07/02/2003Introduced in House

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Date Chamber
09/30/2003Became Public Law No: 108-87. (TXT | PDF)
09/30/2003Signed by President.
09/29/2003HousePresented to President.
09/25/2003SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
09/25/2003SenateSenate agreed to conference report by Yea-Nay Vote. 95 - 0. Record Vote Number: 364.
09/25/2003SenateConference report considered in Senate. (consideration: CR S11938-11943)
09/25/2003SenateConference papers: Senate report and manager's statement held at the desk in Senate.
09/24/2003SenateConference papers: message on House action held at the desk in Senate.
09/24/2003-11:37amHouseOn agreeing to the conference report Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 407 - 15 (Roll no. 513).
09/24/2003-11:37amHouseMotions to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
09/24/2003-11:16amHouseThe previous question was ordered without objection.
09/24/2003-11:09amHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the conference report to accompany H.R. 2658.
09/24/2003-11:09amHouseMr. Lewis (CA) brought up conference report H. Rept. 108-283 by previously agreed to special order. (consideration: CR H8784-8793)
09/24/2003-10:42amHouseMr. Lewis (CA) asked unanimous consent That it be in order at any time to consider the conference report to accompany H.R. 2658, that all points of order against the conference report and against its consideration be waived, and that the conference report be considered as read. Agreed to without objection.
09/24/2003-10:42amHouseConference report H. Rept. 108-283 filed. (text of conference report: CR H8500-8784)
09/17/2003-6:47pmConferees agreed to file conference report.
Action By: Both Chambers
09/16/2003-6:59pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
09/16/2003-6:59pmHouseOn motion to close portions of the conference Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 424 - 0 (Roll no. 503). (consideration: CR H8255)
09/16/2003-6:52pmHouseMr. Young (FL) moved that the House close portions of the conference.
09/16/2003-2:14pmHouseThe Speaker appointed conferees: Lewis (CA), Young (FL), Hobson, Bonilla, Nethercutt, Cunningham, Frelinghuysen, Tiahrt, Wicker, Murtha, Dicks, Sabo, Visclosky, Moran (VA), and Obey.
09/16/2003-2:14pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
09/16/2003-2:14pmHouseOn motion that the House disagree to the Senate amendment, and agree to a conference Agreed to without objection. (consideration: CR H8228)
09/16/2003-2:14pmHouseMr. Knollenberg moved that the House disagree to the Senate amendment, and agree to a conference.
07/21/2003SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
07/17/2003SenateSenate insists on its amendment, asks for a conference, appoints conferees Stevens; Cochran; Specter; Domenici; Bond; McConnell; Shelby; Gregg; Hutchison; Burns; Inouye; Hollings; Byrd; Leahy; Harkin; Dorgan; Durbin; Reid; Feinstein. (consideration: CR S9572 )
07/17/2003SenatePassed Senate with an amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 95 - 0. Record Vote Number: 290. (text: CR 7/21/2003 S9643-9659)
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1316 Amendment SA 1316 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1316 Amendment SA 1316 proposed by Senator Inouye for Senator Byrd. (consideration: CR S9566-9569; text: CR S9567) To continue in effect a provision of the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2003, relating to evaluations of creditworthiness for issuance of Government charge cards.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1315 Amendment SA 1315 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1315 Amendment SA 1315 proposed by Senator Inouye for Senator Schumer. (consideration: CR S9560-9562; text: CR S9567) To require a report on the establishment of police and military forces in Iraq.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1314 Amendment SA 1314 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1314 Amendment SA 1314 proposed by Senator Inouye for Senator Biden. (consideration: CR S9566-9569; text: CR S9567) To make available from amounts available for Aircraft Procurement, Air Force, $19,900,000 for C-5 aircraft in-service modifications for the procurements of additional C-5 aircraft Avionics Modernization Program kits.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1313 Amendment SA 1313 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1313 Amendment SA 1313 proposed by Senator Inouye for Senator Boxer. (consideration: CR S9566-9569; text: CR S9567) To provide travel reimbursement to the spouses and dependents of deployed military personnel when they visit family members.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1312 Amendment SA 1312 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1312 Amendment SA 1312 proposed by Senator Inouye for Senator Wyden. (consideration: CR S9566-9569; text: CR S9567) To require a report on the reconstruction of Iraq.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1311 Amendment SA 1311 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1311 Amendment SA 1311 proposed by Senator Inouye for Senator Harkin. (consideration: CR S9566-9569; text: CR S9567) To require reports on safety issues due to defective parts.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1310 Amendment SA 1310 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1310 Amendment SA 1310 proposed by Senator Inouye. (consideration: CR S9566-9569; text: CR S9567) To make available amounts available for Operation and Maintenance, Army, $2,000,000 to promote civil rights education and history in the Army.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1309 Amendment SA 1309 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1309 Amendment SA 1309 proposed by Senator Inouye for Senator Bayh. (consideration: CR S9566-9569; text: CR S9567) To make available amounts available for Operation and Maintenance, Army, up to $15,000,000 for upgrades of M1A1 Abrams tank transmissions.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1308 Amendment SA 1308 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1308 Amendment SA 1308 proposed by Senator Inouye for Senator Biden. (consideration: CR S9566-9569; text: CR S9566-9567) To require a report on the feasibility of developing and deploying a nuclear debris collection and analysis capability to permit the characterization of detonated nuclear devices.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1307 Amendment SA 1307 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1307 Amendment SA 1307 proposed by Senator Inouye for Senator Dorgan. (consideration: CR S9566-9569; text: CR S9566) To provide funds for the Ultra-low Power Battlefield Senior System.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1306 Amendment SA 1306 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1306 Amendment SA 1306 proposed by Senator Inouye for Senator Schumer. (consideration: CR S9566-9569; text: CR S9566) To make available from amounts available for Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation, Army, $3,000,000 for the Large Energy National Shock Tunnel (LENS).
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1305 Amendment SA 1305 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1305 Amendment SA 1305 proposed by Senator Inouye for Senator Mikulski. (consideration: CR S9566-9569; text: CR S9566) To make available from amounts available for Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation, Army, $2,000,000 for Knowledge Management Fusion.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1304 Amendment SA 1304 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1304 Amendment SA 1304 proposed by Senator Inouye for Senator Mikulski. (consideration: CR S9566-9569; text: CR S9566) To make available from amounts available for Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation, Defense-Wide, $3,000,000 for Project Ancile.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1303 Amendment SA 1303 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1303 Amendment SA 1303 proposed by Senator Inouye for Senator Durbin. (consideration: CR S9566-9569; text: CR S9566) To require a study of the mission of the 932nd Airlift Wing, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1302 Amendment SA 1302 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1302 Amendment SA 1302 proposed by Senator Inouye for Senator Boxer. (consideration: CR S9566-9569; text: CR S9566) To make available from amounts available for Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation, Army, $5,000,000 to support Shortstop Electronic Protection Systems research and development efforts.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1301 Amendment SA 1301 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1301 Amendment SA 1301 proposed by Senator Inouye for Senator Feinstein. (consideration: CR S9566-9569; text: CR S9566) To make available from amounts available for Procurement, Defense-Wide, $20,000,000 for procurement of secure cellular telephones for the Department of Defense and the elements of the intelligence community.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1300 Amendment SA 1300 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1300 Amendment SA 1300 proposed by Senator Stevens for Senator Hatch. (consideration: CR S9564-9566; text: CR S9564-9565) To appropriate funds to settle certain claims of United States prisoners of war who performed forced or slave labor for Japanese companies during World War II.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1299 Amendment SA 1299 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1299 Amendment SA 1299 proposed by Senator Stevens for Senator Kennedy. (consideration: CR S9563-9564; text: CR S9563-9564) To limit the use of funds for converting to contractor performance of Department of Defense activities and functions.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1298 Amendment SA 1298 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1298 Amendment SA 1298 proposed by Senator Stevens for Senator Chambliss. (consideration: CR S9562-9563; text: CR S9563) To prohibit the use of funds to decommission a Naval or Marine Corps Reserve aviation squadron pending a Comptroller General report on the requirements of the Navy and Marine Corps for tactical aviation.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1297 Amendment SA 1297 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1297 Amendment SA 1297 proposed by Senator Stevens for Senator Burns. (consideration: CR S9562-9563; text: CR S9563) To make available from amounts available for National Guard Personnel, Army, $2,500,000 for Lewis and Clark Bicentennial Commemoration Activities, and to make available from amounts available or Operation and Maintenance, Army National Guard, $1,500,000 for such activities.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1296 Amendment SA 1296 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1296 Amendment SA 1296 proposed by Senator Stevens for Senator Voinovich. (consideration: CR S9562-9563; text: CR S9563) To make available from amounts available for Operation and Maintenance, Marine Corps, $6,000,000 for the purchase of HMMWV tires.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1295 Amendment SA 1295 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1295 Amendment SA 1295 proposed by Senator Stevens for Senator Roberts. (consideration: CR S9562-9563; text: CR S9563) To limit the use of funds for the privatization or transfer to another Federal agency of the prison guard functions at the United States Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1294 Amendment SA 1294 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1294 Amendment SA 1294 proposed by Senator Stevens for Senator Nickles. (consideration: CR S9562-9563; text: CR S9563) To make available from amounts available for Operation and Maintenance, Army, $4,000,000 for the Army Museum of the Southwest at Ft. Sill, Oklahoma.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1293 Amendment SA 1293 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1293 Amendment SA 1293 proposed by Senator Stevens for Senator Collins. (consideration: CR S9562-9563; text: CR S9563) To make available from amounts available for Shipbuilding and Conversion, Navy, $20,000,000 for DDG-51 modernization planning.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1292 Amendment SA 1292 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1292 Amendment SA 1292 proposed by Senator Stevens for Senator Warner. (consideration: CR S9562-9563; text: CR S9563) To make available from amounts available for military personnel, $8,000,000 for the costs during fiscal year 2004 of an increase in the amount of the death gratuity payable with respect to members of the Armed Forces from $6,000 to $12,000.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1291 Amendment SA 1291 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1291 Amendment SA 1291 proposed by Senator Stevens for Senator Chafee. (consideration: CR S9562-9563; text: CR S9562) To make available from amounts available for Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation, Navy, $1,000,000 for the completion of the Rhode Island Disaster Initiative.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1290 Amendment SA 1290 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1290 Amendment SA 1290 proposed by Senator Stevens for Senator Kyl. (consideration: CR S9562-9563; text: CR S9562) To make available from amounts available for Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation for the Air Force, $4,000,000 for the Center for Adaptive Optics.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1289 Amendment SA 1289 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1289 Amendment SA 1289 proposed by Senator Stevens. (consideration: CR S9562-9563; text: CR S9562) To conform the appropriation provision relating to use of RDT&E, Defense-Wide funds for an initial set of missile defense capabilities to the corresponding authorization provision.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1288 Amendment SA 1288 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1288 Amendment SA 1288 proposed by Senator Stevens. (consideration: CR S9562-9563; text: CR S9562) To provide for a study of mail delivery to troops in the Middle East.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1287 Amendment SA 1287 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1287 Amendment SA 1287 proposed by Senator Stevens for Senator Allard. (consideration: CR S9562-9563; text: CR S9562) To increase by $10,000,000 the amount of Missile Procurement, Air Force funds set aside for assured access to space.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1286 Amendment SA 1286 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1286 Amendment SA 1286 proposed by Senator Stevens. (consideration: CR S9562-9563; text: CR S9562) To provide up to $10,000,000 of Operation and Maintenance, Defense-Wide funds for civil-military programs and the Innovative Readiness Training (IRT) program.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1285 Amendment SA 1285 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1285 Amendment SA 1285 proposed by Senator Stevens for Senator Santorum. (consideration: CR S9562-9563; text: CR S9562) To make available from amounts available for Operation and Maintenance, Army Reserve, $2,000,000 for a Software Engineering Institute.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1280 Proposed amendment SA 1280 withdrawn in Senate.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1283 Motion to table amendment SA 1283 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 71 - 24. Record Vote Number: 288.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1283 Amendment SA 1283 proposed by Senator Byrd. (consideration: CR S9547-9557; text: CR S9548) To rescind $1,100,000,000 of the amounts appropriated for procurement and research, development, test and evaluation, and to appropriate $1,100,000,000 for fighting AIDS/HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1277 Motion to table amendment SA 1277 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 62 - 34. Record Vote Number: 287.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1281 Amendment SA 1281 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 81 - 15. Record Vote Number: 286.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1281 Amendment SA 1281 proposed by Senator Byrd. (consideration: CR S9536-9545; text: CR S9541) To state the sense of Congress on funding of ongoing overseas military operations, including overseas contingency operations.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1279 Proposed amendment SA 1279 withdrawn in Senate.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1279 Amendment SA 1279 proposed by Senator Feingold. (consideration: CR S9531-9532; text: CR S9531) To state the sense of the Senate on a report on the detention and April 11, 2003, escape in Yemen of the suspects in the attack on the U.S.S. Cole.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1280 Amendment SA 1280 proposed by Senator Kennedy. (consideration: CR S9529-9531, S9563; text: CR S9529) To limit the use of funds for converting to contractor performance of Department of Defense activities and functions.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1277 Amendment SA 1277 proposed by Senator Durbin. (consideration: CR S9520-9529, S9545; text: CR S9520) To limit the availability of funds for the Intelligence Community Management Account pending a report on the development and use of intelligence relating to Iraq and Operation Iraqi Freedom.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1276 Amendment SA 1276 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/17/2003SenateS.Amdt.1276 Amendment SA 1276 proposed by Senator Dodd. (consideration: CR S9519-9520; text: CR S9519) To require a review and report regarding the effects of use of contractual offset arrangements and memoranda of understanding and related agreements on the effectiveness of buy-American requirements.
07/17/2003SenateConsidered by Senate. (consideration: CR S9516-9545, S9547-9558, S9560-9575)
07/16/2003SenateS.Amdt.1270 Motion to table amendment SA 1270 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 79 - 16. Record Vote Number: 285.
07/16/2003SenateS.Amdt.1275 Motion to table amendment SA 1275 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 51 - 45. Record Vote Number: 284.
07/16/2003SenateS.Amdt.1270 Amendment SA 1270 proposed by Senator McCain. (consideration: CR S9475-9480; text: CR S9475) To prohibit the use of funds for certain programs, projects, and activities.
07/16/2003SenateS.Amdt.1275 Amendment SA 1275 proposed by Senator Corzine. (consideration: CR S9471-9475, S9480; text: CR S9471-9473) To establish the National Commission on the Development and Use of Intelligence Related to Iraq.
07/16/2003SenateS.Amdt.1273 Motion to table amendment SA 1273 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 52 - 43. Record Vote Number: 283.
07/16/2003SenateS.Amdt.1273 Amendment SA 1273 proposed by Senator Kennedy. (consideration: CR S9464-9471; text: CR S9464) To require a report on the United States strategy for reconstruction in Iraq.
07/16/2003SenateS.Amdt.1269 Amendment SA 1269 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 93 - 2. Record Vote Number: 282.
07/16/2003SenateS.Amdt.1271 Motion to table amendment SA 1271 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 50 - 45. Record Vote Number: 281.
07/16/2003SenateS.Amdt.1271 Amendment SA 1271 proposed by Senator Boxer. (consideration: CR S9459-9463; text: CR S9459) To require reports on U.S. operations in Iraq.
07/16/2003SenateS.Amdt.1269 Amendment SA 1269 proposed by Senator Daschle. (consideration: CR S9457-9459, S9463; text: CR S9457) To provide National Guard and Reserve forces access to TRICARE.
07/16/2003SenateS.Amdt.1268 Motion to table amendment SA 1268 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 52 - 42. Record Vote Number: 279.
07/16/2003SenateS.Amdt.1264 Motion to table amendment SA 1264 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 53 - 41. Record Vote Number: 278.
07/16/2003SenateS.Amdt.1268 Amendment SA 1268 proposed by Senator Bingaman. (consideration: CR S9451-9455, S9456; text: CR S9451) To require a report on the individuals being detained by the United States Government as enemy combatants.
07/16/2003SenateS.Amdt.1264 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S9448-9451, S9455-9456)
07/16/2003SenateConsidered by Senate. (consideration: CR S9448-9456, S9457-9484)
07/15/2003SenateS.Amdt.1264 Amendment SA 1264 proposed by Senator Dorgan. (consideration: CR S9392-9399; text: CR S9392) To require from the President a budget amendment for the budget for fiscal year 2004 on the amounts requested for military operations in Iraq in fiscal year 2004.
07/15/2003SenateS.Amdt.1263 Amendment SA 1263 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/15/2003SenateS.Amdt.1263 Amendment SA 1263 proposed by Senator Inouye for Senator Reed. (consideration: CR S9391-9392; text: CR S9392) To make available from amounts available for Defense Production Act Purchases, $3,000,000 for a flexible Aerogel Material Supplier Initiative to develop affordable methods and a domestic supplier of military and commercial aerogels.
07/15/2003SenateS.Amdt.1262 Amendment SA 1262 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/15/2003SenateS.Amdt.1262 Amendment SA 1262 proposed by Senator Inouye for Senator Breaux. (consideration: CR S9391-9392; text: CR S9392) To make available from amounts available for Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation, Defense-wide, $800,000 for the Tulane Center for Missile Defense, Louisiana.
07/15/2003SenateS.Amdt.1261 Amendment SA 1261 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/15/2003SenateS.Amdt.1261 Amendment SA 1261 proposed by Senator Inouye for Senator Conrad. (consideration: CR S9391-9392; text: CR S9391-9392) To make available from amounts available for Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation for the Army $3,5000,000 for the Medical Vanguard Project to expand the clinical trial of the Internet-based diabetes management system under that project.
07/15/2003SenateS.Amdt.1260 Amendment SA 1260 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/15/2003SenateS.Amdt.1260 Amendment SA 1260 proposed by Senator Inouye for Senator Bingaman. (consideration: CR S9391-9392; text: CR S9391) To make available from amounts available for Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation, Defense-Wide, up to $3,500,000 may be used for National Consortia on MASINT Research.
07/15/2003SenateS.Amdt.1259 Amendment SA 1259 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/15/2003SenateS.Amdt.1259 Amendment SA 1259 proposed by Senator Stevens for Senator Allen. (consideration: CR S9391; text: CR S9391) To make available from amounts available for Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation, Navy $4,000,000 for High Speed Anti-Radiation Demonstration Airframe/Propulsion Section.
07/15/2003SenateS.Amdt.1258 Amendment SA 1258 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/15/2003SenateS.Amdt.1258 Amendment SA 1258 proposed by Senator Stevens for Senator Roberts. (consideration: CR S9391; text: CR S9391) To make available from amounts available for Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation, Defense-Wide, up to $2,500,000 for the study of geospatial visualization technologies.
07/15/2003SenateS.Amdt.1257 Amendment SA 1257 agreed to in Senate by Voice.
07/15/2003SenateS.Amdt.1257 Amendment SA 1257 proposed by Senator Stevens for Senator Voinovich. (consideration: CR S9391; text: CR S9391) To make available from amounts available for Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation, Defense-Wide, $3,000,000 for the Long Range Biometric Target Identification System.
07/15/2003SenateS.Amdt.1244 SA 1255 fell when SA 1244 tabled.
07/15/2003SenateS.Amdt.1244 Motion to table amendment SA 1244 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 64 - 31. Record Vote Number: 277.
07/15/2003SenateS.Amdt.1255 Amendment SA 1255 proposed by Senator Stevens to Amendment SA 1244. (consideration: CR S9378-9391; text: CR S9378) To establish a commission to study overseas deployments.
07/15/2003SenateS.Amdt.1244 Amendment SA 1244 proposed by Senator Byrd. (consideration: CR S9371-9391; text: CR S9373) To prohibit excessive deployments overseas of members of the Guard and Reserves.
07/15/2003SenateS.Amdt.1238 Amendment SA 1238 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/15/2003SenateS.Amdt.1238 Amendment SA 1238 proposed by Senator Inouye for Senator Graham FL. (consideration: CR S9366; text: CR S9366) To make available from amounts available for Operation and Maintenance, Navy, $2,000,000 for night vision goggles in advanced helicopter training.
07/15/2003SenateS.Amdt.1237 Amendment SA 1237 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/15/2003SenateS.Amdt.1237 Amendment SA 1237 proposed by Senator Inouye for Senator Miller. (consideration: CR S9366; text: CR S9366) To make available from amounts available for Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation for the Navy, $1,000,000 for the Trouble Reports Information Data Warehouse.
07/15/2003SenateS.Amdt.1236 Amendment SA 1236 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/15/2003SenateS.Amdt.1236 Amendment SA 1236 proposed by Senator Stevens for Senator Lott. (consideration: CR S9366; text: CR S9366) To set aside Other Procurement, Army funds for the procurement of TSC-750 computer systems.
07/15/2003SenateS.Amdt.1235 Amendment SA 1235 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/15/2003SenateS.Amdt.1235 Amendment SA 1235 proposed by Senator Stevens for Senator Graham SC. (consideration: CR S9366; text: CR S9366) To make available from amounts available for Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation, Navy $6,000,000 for Marine Corps Communications Systems (PE#0206313M) for the Critical Infrastructure Protection Center.
07/15/2003SenateS.Amdt.1234 Amendment SA 1234 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/15/2003SenateS.Amdt.1234 Amendment SA 1234 proposed by Senator Stevens for Senator Lott. (consideration: CR S9366; text: CR S9366) To set aside Marine Corps procurement funds for use for the procurement of nitrile rubber collapsible storage units.
07/15/2003SenateS.Amdt.1233 Amendment SA 1233 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/15/2003SenateS.Amdt.1233 Amendment SA 1233 proposed by Senator Stevens for Senator Roberts. (consideration: CR S9366; text: CR S9366) To make available from amounts available for Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation, Defense-Wide, $2,000,000 for the development of integrated systems analysis capabilities for bioterrorism response exercises.
07/15/2003SenateS.Amdt.1232 Amendment SA 1232 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/15/2003SenateS.Amdt.1232 Amendment SA 1232 proposed by Senator Stevens. (consideration: CR S9361; text: CR S9361) To provide funds for 12 additional Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Teams.
07/15/2003SenateConsidered by Senate. (consideration: CR S9360-9366, S9369-9399)
07/14/2003SenateS.Amdt.1227 Amendment SA 1227 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/14/2003SenateS.Amdt.1227 Amendment SA 1227 proposed by Senator Stevens for Senator Breaux to Amendment SA 1217. (consideration: CR S9315-9316; text: CR S9316) To make available from the amounts available for Research, Development, Test and Evaluation, Navy, $4,000,000 for Navy Integrated Manufacturing Development.
07/14/2003SenateS.Amdt.1226 Amendment SA 1226 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/14/2003SenateS.Amdt.1226 Amendment SA 1226 proposed by Senator Stevens for Senator Snowe to Amendment SA 1217. (consideration: CR S9315-9316; text: CR S9316) To set aside Navy operation and maintenance funds for the Navy Pilot Human Resources Call Center, Cutler, Maine.
07/14/2003SenateS.Amdt.1225 Amendment SA 1225 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/14/2003SenateS.Amdt.1225 Amendment SA 1225 proposed by Senator Stevens for Senator Dodd to Amendment SA 1217. (consideration: CR S9315-9316; text: CR S9316) To increase the amount of Army RDT&E funds available for the Broad Area Unmanned Responsive Resupply Operations (BURRO) aircraft program (PE 0603003A)
07/14/2003SenateS.Amdt.1224 Amendment SA 1224 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
07/14/2003SenateS.Amdt.1224 Amendment SA 1224 proposed by Senator Stevens for Senator Inhofe to Amendment SA 1217. (consideration: CR S9315-9316; text: CR S9316) To make available from amounts available for Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation, Air Force, $4,000,000 for the cost effective composite materials for manned and unmanned flight structures.
07/14/2003SenateS.Amdt.1217 Amendment SA 1217 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
07/14/2003SenateS.Amdt.1217 Amendment SA 1217 proposed by Senator Stevens. (consideration: CR S9314-9315) In the nature of a substitute.
07/14/2003SenateMeasure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S9312-9316)
07/10/2003SenateRead twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 190.
07/09/2003SenateReceived in the Senate.
07/08/2003-7:17pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
07/08/2003-7:17pmHouseOn passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 399 - 19 (Roll no. 335).
07/08/2003-7:00pmHouseThe House adopted the amendment as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
07/08/2003-7:00pmHouseThe previous question was ordered pursuant to a previous order of the House.
07/08/2003-7:00pmHouseThe House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 2658.
07/08/2003-6:59pmHouseH.Amdt.205 On agreeing to the Hostettler amendment (A007) Failed by recorded vote: 57 - 358 (Roll no. 334).
07/08/2003-6:39pmHouseUNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question of adoption of the amendment offered by Mr. Hostettler which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
07/08/2003-6:39pmHouseThe House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
07/08/2003-6:38pmHouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H6318-6320)
07/08/2003-1:00pmHouseCommittee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 2658 as unfinished business.
07/08/2003-12:57pmHousePROCEEDINGS POSTPONED - At the conclusion of debate on the amendment, and the reservation of a point of order having been withdrawn, the Chair put the question on the adoption of the Hostettler amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Hostettler demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
07/08/2003-12:49pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Hostettler amendment under the five-minute rule pending reservation of a point of order.
07/08/2003-12:48pmHouseH.Amdt.205 Amendment (A007) offered by Mr. Hostettler. (consideration: CR H6302-6303, H6318-6319; text: CR H6302)
07/08/2003-12:48pmHouseH.Amdt.204 By unanimous consent, the Inslee amendment was withdrawn.
07/08/2003-12:46pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Inslee amendment under the five-minute rule pending reservation of a point of order.
07/08/2003-12:46pmHouseH.Amdt.204 Amendment (A006) offered by Mr. Inslee. (consideration: CR H6302; text: CR H6302)
07/08/2003-12:45pmHouseH.Amdt.203 By unanimous consent, the Bordallo amendment was withdrawn.
07/08/2003-12:42pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Bordallo amendment pending reservation of a point of order.
07/08/2003-12:42pmHouseH.Amdt.203 Amendment (A005) offered by Ms. Bordallo. (consideration: CR H6301-6302; text: CR H6301)
07/08/2003-12:42pmHouseH.Amdt.202 By unanimous consent, the Acevedo-Vila amendment was withdrawn.
07/08/2003-12:36pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Acevedo-Vila amendment under the five-minute rule pending reservation of a point of order.
07/08/2003-12:36pmHouseH.Amdt.202 Amendment (A004) offered by Mr. Acevedo-Vila. (consideration: CR H6300-6301; text: CR H6300)
07/08/2003-12:36pmHouseH.Amdt.201 By unanimous consent, the DeFazio amendment was withdrawn.
07/08/2003-12:33pmHouseDEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the DeFazio amendment under the five-minute rule pending reservation of a point of order.
07/08/2003-12:33pmHouseH.Amdt.201 Amendment (A003) offered by Mr. DeFazio. (consideration: CR H6299-6300; text: CR H6299)
07/08/2003-12:26pmHouseFIVE-MINUTE RULE - The Committee of the Whole is proceeding with consideration under the five-minute rule.
07/08/2003-12:26pmHouseH.Amdt.200 By unanimous consent, the Blumenauer amendment was withdrawn.
07/08/2003-12:23pmHousePOINT OF ORDER RESERVED - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with debate on the Blumenauer amendment under the five-minute rule, pending reservation of a point of order against the amendment.
07/08/2003-12:23pmHouseH.Amdt.200 Amendment (A002) offered by Mr. Blumenauer. (consideration: CR H6298-6299; text: CR H6298)
07/08/2003-12:23pmHouseH.Amdt.199 On agreeing to the Lewis (CA) amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
07/08/2003-12:23pmHouseH.Amdt.199 Amendment (A001) offered by Mr. Lewis (CA). (consideration: CR H6298; text: CR H6298)
07/08/2003-12:08pmHouseGENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 2658.
07/08/2003-12:08pmHouseThe Speaker designated the Honorable Dave Camp to act as Chairman of the Committee.
07/08/2003-12:08pmHouseThe House resolved into Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union pursuant to a previous order of the House.
07/08/2003-12:07pmHouseConsidered by previous order of the House. (consideration: CR H6276-6303; text of Title I as reported in House: CR H6283-6284; text of Title II as reported in House: CR H6284-6285; text of Title III as reported in House: CR H6285-6287; text of Title IV as reported in House: CR H6287; text of Title V as reported in House: CR H6287; text of Title VI as reported in House: CR H6287-6288; text of Title VII as reported in House: CR H6288; text of Title VIII as reported in House: CR H6288-6297)
07/08/2003-12:07pmHouseConsideration initiated by previous order of the House.
07/02/2003HousePlaced on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 96.
07/02/2003HouseThe House Committee on Appropriations reported an original measure, H. Rept. 108-187, by Mr. Lewis (CA).

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Public Law No: 108-87 (09/30/2003)

(This measure has not been amended since the Conference Report was filed in the House on September 24, 2003. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2004 - Title I: Military Personnel - Appropriates funds for FY 2004 for active-duty and reserve personnel in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force and for National Guard personnel in the Army and Air Force.

Title II: Operation and Maintenance - Appropriates funds for FY 2004 for operation and maintenance (O&M) of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force, the defense agencies, the reserve components, and the Army and Air National Guards. Appropriates funds for: (1) the Overseas Contingency Operations Transfer Account; (2) the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces; (3) environmental restoration for the Army, Navy, and Air Force and defense-wide; (4) environmental restoration at formerly used defense sites; (5) overseas humanitarian,disaster, and civic aid; and (6) former Soviet Union threat reduction.

Title III: Procurement - Appropriates funds for FY 2004 for procurement by the armed forces and reserve components of aircraft, missiles, weapons, tracked combat vehicles, ammunition, and shipbuilding and conversion and for other procurement. Appropriates funds for: (1) defense-wide procurement; (2) National Guard and reserve equipment; and (3) certain procurements under the Defense Production Act of 1950.

Title IV: Research, Development, Test and Evaluation - Appropriates funds for FY 2004 for research, development, test and evaluation (RDT&E) by the armed forces and defense agencies. Appropriates funds for the Director of Operational Test and Evaluation.

Title V: Revolving and Management Funds - Appropriates funds for the Defense Working Capital funds and programs under the National Defense Sealift Fund.

Title VI: Other Department of Defense Programs - Appropriates funds for: (1) Department of Defense (DOD) medical and health care programs; (2) the destruction of lethal chemical agents and munitions; (3) drug interdiction and counter-drug activities, defense; and (4) the Office of the Inspector General.

Title VII: Related Agencies - Appropriates funds for: (1) the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System Fund; (2) the Intelligence Community Management Account; (3) payment to the Kaho'olawe Island Conveyance, Remediation, and Environmental Restoration Fund; and (4) national security scholarships, fellowships, and grants (using funds derived from the National Security Education Trust Fund).

Title VIII: General Provisions - Specifies authorized, restricted, and prohibited uses of appropriated funds.

(Sec. 8008) Permits procurement funds to be used for multiyear procurement contracts for F/A-18 aircraft, E-2C aircraft, the Tactical Tomahawk missile, and a Virginia class submarine.

(Sec. 8010) Prohibits during FY 2004 the management by end strengths of DOD civilian personnel.

(Sec. 8018) Authorizes the Secretary of Defense (Secretary) to establish, with host governments of NATO-member countries, an account for the deposit of residual amounts negotiated in the return of U.S. military installations to such countries.

(Sec. 8027) Authorizes DOD to incur obligations of up to $350 million for DOD military personnel compensation, military construction projects, and supplies and services in anticipation of receipts of contributions from the Government of Kuwait.

(Sec. 8029) Prohibits the use of funds from this Act to establish a new DOD federally funded research and development center (FFRDC). Limits the Federal compensation to be paid to FFRDC members or consultants. Prohibits the use of FY 2004 FFRDC funds for new building construction, cost-sharing payments for projects funded by Government grants, absorption of cost overruns, or certain charitable contributions. Limits the staff years of technical effort that may be funded for FFRDCs from FY 2004 funds. Reduces by $74.2 million the total amount appropriated in this Act for FFRDCs.

(Sec. 8030) Provides Buy American requirements with respect to the DOD procurement of carbon, alloy, or armor steel plating.

(Sec. 8033) Requires the Secretary to report to Congress on the amount of DOD purchases from foreign entities in FY 2004.

(Sec. 8036) Directs the President to include within each fiscal year budget the amounts requested for administrative activities of DOD, the military departments, and the defense agencies.

(Sec. 8039) Authorizes the Secretary of the Air Force to convey to Indian tribes located in North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, and Minnesota relocatable military housing units currently located at Grand Forks and Minot Air Force Bases that are excess to the needs of the Air Force. Requires the Operation Walking Shield program to resolve any housing unit conflicts arising after such conveyance.

(Sec. 8044) Earmarks funds appropriated under this Act for the mitigation of adverse environmental impacts on Indian lands resulting from DOD activities.

(Sec. 8045) Prohibits the use of funds: (1) by a DOD entity without compliance with the Buy American Act; (2) to establish additional field operating agencies of DOD elements, except for those funded within the National Foreign Intelligence Program; (3) for assistance to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, unless specifically appropriated for such purpose; (4) to reduce the civilian medical and medical support personnel assigned to military treatment facilities below the September 30, 2002, level; and (5) to transport chemical munitions to the Johnston Atoll for storage or demilitarization (with an exception and an authorized wartime waiver by the President).

(Sec. 8048) Authorizes the Secretary of the Navy to lease real and personal property at the Adak Naval Air Facility, Alaska.

(Sec. 8049) Rescinds specified funds from various accounts under prior defense appropriations Acts.

(Sec. 8055) Directs the Secretary to certify to Congress that the total renovation costs for wedges 2 through 5 of the Pentagon Reservation, cumulatively, will not exceed four times the total renovation cost of wedge 1. Authorizes an annual cost inflation adjustment. Excludes certain costs under such limitation, including costs necessary as a result of the terrorist attack on the Pentagon. Requires certification reports until all renovation is completed.

(Sec. 8057) Prohibits the transfer to any other department or agency, except as specifically provided in an appropriations law, of funds available to DOD or the Central Intelligence Agency for drug interdiction and counter-drug activities.

(Sec. 8065) Prohibits current fiscal year DOD funds from being obligated or expended to transfer to another nation or international organization defense articles or services for use in any UN peacekeeping or peace enforcement operation, or for any other international peacekeeping, peace enforcement, or humanitarian assistance operation, unless specified congressional committees are given 15 days' advance notice.

(Sec. 8066) Authorizes the Secretary, to the extent authorized by law, to issue loan guarantees in support of U.S. defense exports not otherwise provided for, with a contingent liability limit of $15 billion. Requires quarterly reports to specified congressional committees.

(Sec. 8075) Prohibits the use of appropriated funds to approve or license the sale of the F-22 advanced tactical fighter to any foreign government.

(Sec. 8076) Authorizes the Secretary, on a case-by-case basis, to waive limitations on the procurement of defense items from a foreign country if: (1) the Secretary determines that such limitations would invalidate cooperative or reciprocal trade agreements for the procurement of defense items; and (2) such country does not discriminate against the same or similar defense items procured in the United States for that country. Provides exceptions.

(Sec. 8077) Prohibits the use of appropriated funds to support a unit of the security forces of a foreign country if credible information exists that such unit has committed a gross violation of human rights, unless all necessary corrective steps have been taken. Requires the monitoring of such information. Authorizes the Secretary to waive such prohibition under extraordinary circumstances (requiring a report to the defense committees on any such waiver).

(Sec. 8078) Authorizes the Secretary to carry out a program to distribute surplus DOD dental equipment to Indian health service facilities and federally-qualified health centers.

(Sec. 8082) Directs the Secretary to provide a quarterly classified report to the defense subcommittees of the appropriations committees on certain matters as directed in the classified annex accompanying this Act.

(Sec. 8083) Provides for the crediting during the current fiscal year of certain refunds attributable to the use of Government travel or purchase cards or refunds for travel arranged by a Government-contracted travel management center.

(Sec. 8084) Prohibits appropriated funds from being used for a mission critical or mission essential financial management information technology system that is not registered with the DOD Chief Information Officer. Prohibits such a system from receiving a Milestone A or B approval, or full rate production approval, until the Chief Information Officer certifies that the system is being developed in accordance with the Clinger-Cohen Act of 1996.

(Sec. 8086) Prohibits appropriated funds from being used to transfer to any nongovernmental entity specified armor-piercing ammunition, except to an entity performing demilitarization services for DOD.

(Sec. 8087) Authorizes the Chief of the National Guard Bureau to waive payment for the lease of non-excess DOD personal property to certain youth, social, or fraternal nonprofit organizations.

(Sec. 8094) Reduces by $504.5 million the total amount of O&M and RDT&E funds appropriated in this Act to: (1) reflect savings attributable to improvements in the management of professional support services, surveys and analysis, and engineering and technical support contracted by the military departments; and (2) limit excessive growth in the procurement of advisory and assistance services.

(Sec. 8095) Makes specified Navy shipbuilding and conversion funds available to fund prior-year shipbuilding cost increases, allocating such funds among specified naval accounts.

(Sec. 8096) Appropriates funds for transfer to the Coast Guard for mission essential equipment for HC-130J aircraft.

(Sec. 8098) Authorizes the Secretary of the Navy to settle any and all admiralty claims arising out of the collision involving the U.S.S. GREENEVILLE and the EHIME MARU.

(Sec. 8101) Reduces the total amount of O&M funds appropriated in this Act by: (1) $200 million to reduce cost growth in information technology development; (2) $372 million to reflect cash balance and rate stabilization adjustments; and (3) $44 million to reduce excess funded carryover.

(Sec. 8102) Appropriates funds to provide assistance to public schools that have unusually high concentrations of special needs military dependents enrolled, with special consideration with respect to overseas assignments.

(Sec. 8106) Appropriates funds for a grant by the Secretary of the Army to facilitate access by veterans to opportunities for skilled employment in the construction industry.

(Sec. 8107) Directs: (1) DOD and the Army to make future budgetary and programming plans to fully finance the Non-Line of Sight Objective Force cannon and resupply vehicle program in order to field such system in the 2008 timeframe; and (2) the Army to ensure that budgetary and programmatic plans will provide for no fewer than six Stryker Brigade Combat Teams to be fielded between 2003 and 2008.

(Sec. 8108) Earmarks specified appropriated funds to maintain an attrition reserve force of 18 B-52 aircraft. Directs the Secretary of the Air Force to maintain a total B-52 force of 94, including the 18 reserve aircraft, during FY 2004.

(Sec. 8112) Appropriates funds to DOD for grants for:(1) the Fort Benning Infantry Museum; (2) establishment and operation of the Joint Military Science Leadership Program; (3) Armed Forces Emergency Services; (4) the National D-Day Museum; (5) renovation of the Broadway Armory, Chicago, Illinois; (6) the National Guard Youth Foundation; (7) the Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Foundation; (8) the Army Museum of the Southwest at Fort Sill, Oklahoma; (9) the Tregedar National Civil War Center; (10) the Philadelphia Korean War Memorial; and (11) the CSS Alabama Association.

(Sec. 8115) Requires the President's budget for FY 2005 to include separate justification documents for the costs of U.S. military forces' participation in contingency operations for the military personnel accounts, the O&M accounts, and the procurement accounts.

(Sec. 8116) Prohibits funds from being used for RDT&E, procurement, or deployment of nuclear armed interceptors of a missile defense system.

(Sec. 8118) Makes DOD Buy American requirements inapplicable to the procurement of any fish, shellfish, or seafood product during the current fiscal year.

(Sec. 8120) Earmarks O&M funds for the Regional Defense Counter-terrorism Fellowship Program.

(Sec. 8121) Directs the Secretary of the Interior, in exchange for certain private property, to convey to the Veterans Home of California-Barstow all rights and interest to a parcel of property in the Mojave National Preserve designated as a national World War I memorial. Requires the conveyed property to continue to be used as such memorial.

(Sec. 8123) Directs the Secretary of the Air Force to convey to the Inland Valley Development Agency, California, all rights and interest to certain parcels of property in San Bernardino, California, currently leased to the Defense Finance and Accounting Service. Requires a leaseback arrangement to be entered for the Service.

(Sec. 8124) Authorizes the Secretary of the Navy to charter, through FY 2008, the vessel RV CORY CHOUEST in support of the Surveillance Towed Array Sensor program.

(Sec. 8125) Appropriates funds for a grant to the Silver Valley Unified School District, California, for school construction at Fort Irwin, California.

(Sec. 8126) Reduces by $1.662 billion the total amount appropriated in titles II through IV of this Act to reflect savings from outsourcing, management efficiencies, and revised economic assumptions.

(Sec. 8127) Reduces the total amount of O&M funds appropriated in this Act by $451 million to reflect cash balance and rate stabilization adjustments in the Department of Defense Transportation Working Capital Fund. Requires an offsetting transfer from such Fund to O&M funds.

(Sec. 8128) Rescinds $3.49 billion of the funds appropriated for the Iraq Freedom Fund under the Emergency Wartime Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2003.

(Sec. 8131) Prohibits the obligation of funds from this or any other Act for the Terrorism Information Awareness Program, except for a program, authorized herein, for processing, analysis, and collaboration tools for counterterrorism foreign intelligence. Provides limitations under the latter program.

(Sec. 8132) Directs the Secretary of the Navy to close Naval Station Roosevelt Roads, Puerto Rico, within six months after enactment of this Act.

(Sec. 8134) Designates the National D-Day Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana, as America's National World War II Museum.

(Sec. 8135) Removes a provision in the Consolidated Appropriations Resolution, 2003 which prohibits new Native American veteran housing loans in excess of $5 million from being made in FY 2003.

(Sec. 8138) Directs the Secretary to: (1) review offset arrangements and memoranda of understanding entered into between the United States and a foreign country for the transfer of technology between such countries or the bilateral purchases of defense equipment or supplies; (2) determine the effects of such arrangements on the national technology and industrial base; and (3) report review results to Congress. Requires the Secretary to make recommendations to the President concerning the use or administration of such arrangements.

(Sec. 8139) Expresses the sense of the Senate that: (1) any request for funds for a fiscal year for an ongoing overseas military operation, including operations in Afghanistan and Iraq, should be included in the President's annual budget submitted to Congress; and (2) such funds should be provided in appropriations Acts for that fiscal year.

(Sec. 8140) Directs the Comptroller General (CG) to study and report to the defense committees on the delivery of mail to U.S. troops in the Middle East.

(Sec. 8141) Prohibits the obligation or expenditure of appropriated funds to decommission a Naval or Marine Corps Reserve aviation squadron until submission of a report from the CG to the defense committees on Navy and Marine Corps requirements for tactical aviation, including mission and recapitalization requirements. Requires such report to include an appropriate aviation force structure and personnel requirements for the next ten-year period.

(Sec. 8142) Directs the Secretary of the Air Force to study the mission of the 932nd Airlift Wing at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, to determine the appropriateness of substituting a mixed mission of transporting patients, passengers, and cargo that would increase Air Force airlift capability. Requires such Secretary to report to the defense committees on study results.

(Sec. 8143) Directs the Secretary to examine and report to the defense committees on the implementation of a system for tracking safety-critical parts, including airplane parts, so that parts found defective can be identified. Requires a related report from the CG on the oversight of prime contractors and subcontractors with respect to the testing and quality assurance of such parts.

(Sec. 8144) Extends through FY 2004 the requirement that the Secretary evaluate an individual's creditworthiness before issuing a Government purchase or travel charge card.

(Sec. 8145) Directs the Secretary of the Navy to transfer the Sturgeon class submarine NARWHAL to the National Submarine Science Discovery Center in Newport, Kentucky, after removing the reactor compartment and other classified or sensitive military equipment.

(Sec. 8146) Exempts from the requirement of payment of subsistence charges while hospitalized in a military facility an enlisted or former enlisted member, or officer or former officer, who is hospitalized in a military facility because of an injury incurred: (1) as a direct result of armed conflict; (2) while engaged in hazardous service; (3) in the performance of duty under conditions simulating war; or (4) through an instrumentality of war.