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PUBLIC LAW 104-201—SEPT. 23, 1996 110 STAT. 2735 Guard to facilitate active and reserve component training at the installation. The Secretary shall determine the extent to which positions at the installation are to be retained as positions of the Department of Defense in consultation with the Adjutant General of the National Guard of the State in which the installation is located. (b) MILITARY TRAINING INSTALLATIONS AFFECTED.—This section applies with respect to each military training installation that— (1) was approved for closure in 1995 under the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act of 1990 (part A of title XXIX of Public Law 101-510; 10 U.S.C. 2687 note); (2) is scheduled for transfer to National Guard operation and control; and (3) will continue to be used, after such transfer, to provide training support to active and reserve components of the Armed Forces. (c) MAXIMUM POSITIONS RETAINED. — The number of civilian employee positions retained at an installation under this section may not exceed 20 percent of the Federal civilian workforce employed at the installation as of September 8, 1995. (d) REMOVAL OF POSITION. —The requirement to maintain a civilian employee position at an installation under this section terminates upon the later of the following: (1) The date of the departure or retirement from that position by the civilian employee initially employed or retained in the position as a result of this section. (2) The date on which the Secretary certifies to Congress that the position is no longer required to ensure that effective support is provided at the installation for active and reserve component training. SEC. 1603. CLARIFICATION OF APPLICABILITY OF CERTAIN MANAGE- MENT CONSTRAINTS ON MAJOR RANGE AND TEST FACILITY BASE STRUCTURE. Section 129 of title 10, United States Code, is amended— (1) in subsection (c)(1), by inserting ", the Major Range and Test Facility Base," after "industrial-type activities"; and (2) by adding at the end the following: "(e) Subsections (a), (b), and (c) apply to the Major Range and Test Facility Base (MRTFB) at the installation level. With respect to the MRTFB structure, the term 'funds made available' includes both direct appropriated funds and funds provided by MRTFB customers.". SEC. 1604. TRAVEL EXPENSES AND HEALTH CARE FOR CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ABROAD. (a) IN GENERAL. — Chapter 81 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new section: "§ 1599b. Employees abroad: travel expenses; health care "(a) IN GENERAL. —The Secretary of Defense may provide civilian employees, and members of their families, abroad with benefits that are comparable to certain benefits that are provided by the Secretary of State to members of the Foreign Service and their families abroad as described in subsections (b) and (c). The Secretary may designate the employees and members of families who are eligible to receive the benefits.