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104 STAT. 1782 PUBLIC LAW 101-510—NOV. 5, 1990 TITLE XXVII—EXPIRATION OF AUTHORIZATIONS SEC. 2701. EXPIRATION OF AUTHORIZATIONS (a) EXPIRATION OF AUTHORIZATIONS AFTER TWO YEARS.—Except as provided in subsection (b), all authorizations contained in titles XXI, XXII, XXIII, XXIV, and XXV for military construction projects, land acquisition, family housing projects and facilities, and contributions to the NATO Infrastructure program (and authorizations of appropriations therefor) shall expire on October 1, 1992, or the date of the enactment of an Act authorizing funds for military construction for fiscal year 1993, whichever is later. (b) EXCEPTION.—The provisions of subsection (a) do not apply to authorizations for military construction projects, land acquisition, family housing projects and facilities, and contributions to the NATO Infrastructure program (and authorizations of appropriations therefor) for which appropriated funds have been obligated before October 1, 1992, or the date of the enactment of an Act authorizing funds for military construction for fiscal year 1993, whichever is later, for construction contracts, land acquisition, family housing projects and facilities, or contributions to the NATO Infrastructure program. TITLE XXVIII—GENERAL PROVISIONS PART A—CONSTRUCTION, LEASING, IMPROVEMENTS, DISPOSAL, AND UTILIZATION OF MILITARY INSTALLATIONS AND FACILITIES SEC. 2801. DUAL BASING (a) DEFINITION.—In this section— (1) the term "dual basing" means the stationing of units of the Armed Forces on a permanent basis at military installations inside the United States with rotating short-term assignments to military installations outside the United States for purposes of training, carrying out exercises, meeting obligations to other nations, or carrying out other international security responsibilities of the United States; and (2) the term "United States" means the several States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, and any other commonwealth, territory, or possession of the United States. (b) SENSE OF CONGRESS. — It is the sense of the Congress that dual basing has significant potential for being an effective and efficient method by which this Nation can reduce its defense spending and also meet its world-wide security responsibilities and assist in reducing tension and increasing stability internationaly. (c) REPORT. —The Secretary of Defense shall carry out a study of the manner in which dual basing could be implemented and shall transmit, by no later than March 15, 1991, to the Committees on Armed Services of the Senate and the House of Representatives a report containing a detailed description of how dual basing could be implemented, together with an assessment of the scheduling, costs, benefits, and difficulties involved in such an implementation as compared to the methods of basing military personnel used by the military departments on the date of the enactment of this Act.