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110 STAT. 2460 PUBLIC LAW 104-201—SEPT. 23, 1996 President. justification documents for the budget of the Department of Defense for each fiscal year during which the program is in effect. (d) REPORTS.— The Secretary of Defense shall submit to Congress a report on the plan for the program established pursuant to subsection (a) at the same time the President submits to Congress the budget for fiscal year 1998. The Secretary shall submit an updated version of such report, setting forth in detail the progress of the program, at the same time the President submits the budget for each fiscal year after fiscal year 1998 during which the program is in effect. SEC. 228. RESEARCH ACTIVITIES OF THE DEFENSE ADVANCED RESEARCH PROJECTS AGENCY RELATING TO CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL WARFARE DEFENSE TECHNOLOGY. (a) AUTHORITY.— Section 1701(c) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1994 (Public Law 103-160; 107 Stat. 1853; 50 U.S.C. 1522) is amended— (1) by inserting "(1)" before "The Secretary"; and (2) by adding at the end the following new paragraph: "(2) The Director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency may conduct a program of basic and applied research and advanced technology development on chemical and biological warfare defense technologies and systems. In conducting such program, the Director shall seek to avoid unnecessary duplication of the activities under the program with chemical and biological warfare defense activities of the military departments and defense agencies and shall coordinate the activities under the program with those of the military departments and defense agencies.". (b) FUNDING. —Section 1701(d) of such Act is amended— (1) in paragraph (1), by striking out "military departments" and inserting in lieu thereof "Department of Defense"; (2) in paragraph (2), by inserting after "requests for the program" in the first sentence the following: "(other than for activities under the program conducted by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency under subsection (c)(2))"; (3) by redesignating paragraph (3) as paragraph (4); and (4) by inserting after paragraph (2) the following new paragraph (3): "(3) The program conducted by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency under subsection (c)(2) shall be set forth as a separate program element in the budget of that agency.". SEC. 229. CERTIFICATION OF CAPABILITY OF UNITED STATES TO PRE- VENT ILLEGAL IMPORTATION OF NUCLEAR, BIOLOGICAL, AND CHEMICAL WEAPONS. Not later than 15 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the President shall submit to Congress a certification in writing stating specifically whether or not the United States has the capability (as of the date of the certification) to prevent the illegal importation of nuclear, biological, and chemical weapons into the United States and its possessions. SEC. 230. NONLETHAL WEAPONS AND TECHNOLOGIES PROGRAMS. (a) FUNDING.— Of the amount authorized to be appropriated under section 201(2), $15,000,000 shall be available for joint service research, development, test, and evaluation of nonlethal weapons and nonlethal technologies under the program element established pursuant to subsection (b).