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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1987

PUBLIC LAW 100-180—DEC. 4, 1987

101 STAT. 1019

Public Law 100-180 100th Congress An Act To authorize appropriations for fiscal years 1988 and 1989 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe personnel strengths for such Hscal years for the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.

Dec. 4, 1987 [H.R. 1748]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, National SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE

Authorization

This Act may be cited as the "National Defense Authorization Act Years^igss^and for Fiscal Years 1988 and 1989". 1989. SEC. 2. ORGANIZATION OF ACT INTO DIVISIONS

This Act is divided into three divisions as follows: (1) Division A—Department of Defense Authorizations. (2) Division B—Military Construction Authorizations. (3) Division C—Other National Defense Authorizations. SEC. 3. ALTERNATIVE AUTHORIZATION LEVELS FOR FISCAL YEAR 1988

(a) GENERAL EXPLANATION.—(1) This Act authorizes funds for national defense functions of the Government (budget function 050) for fiscal year 1988 based upon two alternative levels of new budget authority provided for those functions through congressional budget procedures. In section 30)X1) of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 1988 (House Concurrent Resolution 93 of the One Hundredth Congress), Congress determined and declared that the appropriate level of new budget authority for national defense for fiscal year 1988 is $296,000,000,000. This Act authorizes funds based upon that determination and declaration and the assumption that that level of budget authority is available to be appropriated. (2) Section 5(a)(l) of the concurrent resolution reserved $7,000,000,000 of that amount for subsequent allocation upon enactment of a reconciliation bill, leaving a level of $289,000,000,000 immediately available for appropriation. This Act authorizes alternative levels of funds based upon that budget authority amount. (b) PRESENTATION OF ALTERNATIVE LEVELS.—Whenever a dollar

amount specified in this Act is to be provided in a different amount based upon which level of new budget authority described in subsection (a) is applicable, two different dollar amounts are shown, the second being set forth in parentheses immediately after the first. The first amount is based upon the budget authority level of $296,000,000,000; the second (in parentheses) is based upon the budget authority level of $289,000,000,000. (c) RULE FOR DETERMINATION.—The dollar amounts specified in

this Act that are to be effective are those based upon the budget authority level of $296,000,000,000. However, if as of the date of the enactment of this Act there has not been enacted a reconciliation bill or other legislation that results in the availability of a level of new budget authority for national defense fimctions of the Govern-

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