110 STAT. 2478 PUBLIC LAW 104-201—SEPT. 23, 1996 President. 10 USC 2703 note. ^§ 2703. Environmental restoration accounts "(a) ESTABLISHMENT OF ACCOUNTS. —There are hereby established in the Department of Defense the following accounts: "(1) An account to be known as the 'Environmental Restoration Account, Defense'. "(2) An account to be known as the 'Environmental Restoration Account, Army'. "(3) An account to be known as the 'Environmental Restoration Account, Navy'. "(4) An account to be known as the 'Environmental Restoration Account, Air Force'. "(b) OBLIGATION OF AUTHORIZED AMOUNTS.— Funds authorized for deposit in an account under subsection (a) may be obligated or expended from the account only in order to carry out the environmental restoration functions of the Secretary of Defense and the Secretaries of the military departments under this chapter and under any other provision of law. Funds so authorized shall remain available until expended. "(c) BUDGET REPORTS. —In proposing the budget for any fiscal year pursuant to section 1105 of title 31, United States Code, the President shall set forth separately the amounts requested for environmental restoration programs of the Department of Defense and of each of the military departments under this chapter and under any other Act. "(d) CREDIT OF AMOUNTS RECOVERED. —The following amounts shall be credited to the appropriate environmental restoration account: "(1) Amounts recovered under CERCLA for response actions. "(2) Any other amounts recovered from a contractor, insurer, surety, or other person to reimburse the Department of Defense or a military department for any expenditure for environmental response activities. "(e) PAYMENTS OF FINES AND PENALTIES. —None of the funds appropriated to the Environmental Restoration Account, Defense, for fiscal years 1995 through 1999, or to any environmental restoration account of a military department for fiscal years 1997 through 1999, may be used for the payment of a fine or penalty (including any supplemental environmental project carried out as part of such penalty) imposed against the Department of Defense or a military department unless the act or omission for which the fine or penalty is imposed arises out of an activity funded by the environmental restoration account concerned and the payment of the fine or penalty has been specifically authorized by law.". (2) The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 160 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by striking out the item relating to section 2703 and inserting in lieu thereof the following new item: "2703. Environmental restoration accounts.". (b) REFERENCES. —Any reference to the Defense Environmental Restoration Account in any Federal law. Executive Order, regulation, delegation of authority, or document shall be deemed to refer to the appropriate environmental restoration account established under section 2703(a)(1) of title 10, United States Code (as amended by subsection (a)(1)).