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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1987

101 STAT. 1068

PUBLIC LAW 100-180—DEC. 4, 1987

SEC. 259. SELECTION OF HEAVY TRUCK SYSTEM CONFIGURED WITH PALLETIZED LOADING SYSTEM (a) COMPETITIVE EVALUATION.—The Secretary of Defense shall

carry out a competitive evaluation for a heavy truck system configured with a palletized loading system. The evaluation shall be based on performance specifications for nondevelopmental systems. (b) SOURCE SELECTION.—After the evaluation under subsection (a) is completed, and not later than 24 months after the enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall select a heavy truck system configured with a palletized loading system. The Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition shall be the source selection authority with respect to the selection, and the selection shall be based on a hardware competition. The evaluation criteria for such source selection shall provide for equitable consideration of total life-cycle costs, including costs of facilitization. (c) SITE OF MANUFACTURE AND ASSEMBLY LIMITED.—The heavy truck system configured with the palletized loading system selected under this section (if procured) shall be manufactured and assembled in the United States. Science and technology. Computers. 15 USC 4601.

Grants.

15 USC 4602. Research and development.

PART F—SEMICONDUCTOR COOPERATIVE RESEARCH PROGRAM SEC. 271. FINDINGS, PURPOSES, AND DEFINITIONS

(a) FINDINGS.—The Congress finds that it is in the national economic and security interests of the United States for the Department of Defense to provide financial assistance to the industry consortium known as Sematech for research and development activities in the field of semiconductor manufacturing technology. (b) PURPOSES.—The purposes of this part are— (1) to encourage the semiconductor industry in the United States— (A) to conduct research on advanced semiconductor ^tj manufacturing techniques; and lj., (B) to develop techniques to use manufacturing expertise jCrs for the manufacture of a variety of semiconductor products; and (2) in order to achieve the purpose set out in paragraph (1), to provide a grant program for the financial support of semiconductor research activities conducted by Sematech. (c) DEFINITIONS.—In this part: (1) The terms "Advisory Council on Federal Participation in Sematech" and "Council" mean the advisory council established by section 273. (2) The term "Sematech" means a consortium of firms in the United States semiconductor industry established for the purposes of (A) conducting research concerning advanced semiconductor manufacturing techniques, and (B) developing techniques to adapt manufacturing expertise to a variety of semi-' conductor products. SEC. 272. GRANTS TO SEMATECH (a) AUTHORITY TO MAKE GRANTS.—The Secretary of Defense shall

make grants, in accordance with section 6304 of title 31, United States Code, to Sematech in order to defray expenses incurred b^ Sematech in conducting research on and development of semiconductor manufacturing technology. The grants shall be made in