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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1987

101 STAT. 1176

PUBLIC LAW 100-180—DEC. 4, 1987

(9) Section 8062(e) is amended by striking out "section 114" and inserting in lieu thereof "section 115". (c) AMENDMENTS TO TITLE 37.—(1) Section 413 of title 37, United States Code, is amended to read as follows:

"§ 413. Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff "The Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff are entitled to the allowances provided by law for the Chief of Staff of the Army.". (2) The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 7 of such title is amended by striking out the item relating to section 413 and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "413. Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.". (d) MISCELLANEOUS AMENDMENTS.—Footnote 2 in the table in

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section 411(a) of title 38, United States Code, is amended by inserting "or Vice Chairman" after "Chairman". .Bsoiii' 1. (2) Section 1344(b)(4) of title 31, United States Code, is amended by inserting "the members and Vice Chairman o f before "the Joint Chiefs of Staff". (3) Footnote 2 of the table entitled "COMMISSIONED OFFICERS" in section 101(b)(l) of the Uniformed Services Pay Act of 1981 (37 U.S.C. 1009 note) is amended by inserting "or Vice Chairman" after "Chairman". (4) Section 1302(b)(3) of the Department of Defense Authorization Act, 1986 (37 U.S.C. 431 note), is amended by striking out "section 133(d)" and inserting in lieu thereof "section 113(d)". 10 USC 743 note. (e) EFFECTIVE DATES.—(1) The amendments made by subsection (a) shall apply as if included in the enactment of the Goldwater-Nichols Department of Defense Reorganization Act of 1986 (Public Law 10 USC 111 note.

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37 USC 413 note.

(2) The amendments made by subsections (c)(D, (d)(3), and (d)(4) shall take effect as of October 1, 1986. TITLE XIV—FOREIGN RELATIONS MATTERS

Maritime ?ffai>« Iran.

SEC. 1401. COMMENDATION OF ARMED FORCES IN PERSIAN GULF FOR SUCCESS OF CERTAIN OPERATIONS

(a) FINDINGS.—Congress makes the following findings: (1) The Armed Forces of the United States are currently engaged in operations in the Persian Gulf, including operations to escort United States flag vessels moving through the Gulf, in order to protect national security interests of the United States and the principle of freedom of navigation in international waters. (2) The government of Iran, through the use of its armed forces and revolutionary guards, is engaging in ongoing activities, including the laying of mines in international waters, to disrupt shipping in the Persian Gulf. (3) During the night of September 21-22, 1987, Army and Naval forces of the United States detected an Iranian minelaying activity underway in international waters in the Persian Gulf and, in an outstanding instance of joint military operations, tracked and neutralized the boat carrying out the mine laying-

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