PUBLIC LAW 100-180—DEC. 4, 1987
101 STAT. 1055
PART C—STRATEGIC DEFENSE INITIATIVE
Subpart 1—SDI Funding and Program Limitations and Requirements SEC. 221. FISCAL YEAR 1988 FUNDING LEVEL FOR THE STRATEGIC DEFENSE INITIATIVE
(a) AMOUNT AUTHORIZED.—Of the amounts appropriated pursuant to section 201 or otherwise made available to the Department of Defense for research, development, test, and evaluation for fiscal year 1988, not more than $3,621,000,000 may be obligated for the Strategic Defense Initiative. 0)) SPECIFIED ACTIVITIES.—Of the funds available for the Strategic Defense Initiative program under subsection (a)— (1) $27,000,000 shall be available only for a classified laser program; (2) $15,000,000 shall be available only for medical applications of the free electron laser program for medical research and material; and (3) $17,000,000 is available for defense-wide mission support for the Strategic Defense Initiative. (c) DEFENSE-WIDE MISSION SUPPORT.—Of the amount appropriated for Defense Agencies for fiscal year 1987, $16,000,000 may be used for defense-wide mission support for the Strategic Defense Initiative. SEC. 222. PROHIBITION OF CERTAIN CONTRACTS WITH FOREIGN ENTITIES
(a) SDI CONTRACTS WITH FOREIGN ENTITIES.—Funds appropriated to or for the use of the Department of Defense may not be used for the purpose of entering into or carrying out any contract with a foreign government or a foreign firm if the contract provides for the conduct of research, development, test, or evaluation in connection with the Strategic Defense Initiative program. (b) TEMPORARY SUSPENSION OF PROHIBITION UPON CERTIFICATION OF THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE.—The prohibition in subsection (a)
shall not apply to a contract in any fiscal year if the Secretary of Defense certifies to Congress in writing at any time during such fiscal year that the research, development, testing, or evaluation to be performed under such contract cannot be competently performed by a United States firm at a price equal to or less than the price at which the research, development, testing, or evaluation would be performed by a foreign firm. (c) EXCEPTIONS FOR CERTAIN CONTRACTS.—The prohibition in subsection (a) shall not apply to a contract awarded to a foreign government or foreign firm if— (1) the contract is to be performed within the United States; (2) the contract is exclusively for research, development, test, or evaluation in connection with antitactical ballistic missile systems; or (3) that foreign government or foreign firm agrees to share a substantial portion of the total contract cost. (d) DEFINITIONS.—In this section: (1) The term "foreign firm" means a business entity owned or controlled by one or more foreign nationals or a business entity in which more than 50 percent of the stock is owned or controlled by one or more foreign nationals. (2) The term "United States firm" means a business entity other than a foreign firm.
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