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110 STAT. 2486 PUBLIC LAW 104-201—SEPT. 23, 1996 enable the Environmental Protection Agency to develop water quality criteria concerning organotin compounds. (b) FUNDING.—The Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency shall provide, in advance, such sums as are necessary to the Secretary of the Navy for the costs of developing and implementing the program under subsection (a). (c) WRITTEN AGREEMENT.— The Secretary of the Navy and the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency shall enter into a written agreement setting forth the actions that the Secretary plans to take under subsection (a) and the funding that the Adminis- Notification. trator agrees to provide under subsection (b). If the Secretary determines that the Administrator will not enter into such an agreement, the Secretary shall notify the Committee on National Security of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Armed Services of the Senate not later than 30 days after such determination. (d) NONIMPAIRMENT OF MISSION.—Compliance with subsection (a) shall be conducted in such a manner so as not to impair the ability of the Department of the Navy to meet its operational requirements. (e) REPORT.— Not later than June 1, 1997, the Secretary of the Navy shall submit to Congress a report containing the following: (1) A description of the monitoring program developed pursuant to subsection (a). (2) An analysis of the results of the monitoring program as of the date of the submission of the report. (3) Information about the progress of Navy programs, referred to in section 7(c) of the Organotin Antifouling Paint Control Act of 1988 (33 U.S.C. 2406(c)), for evaluating the laboratory toxicity and environmental risks associated with the use of antifouling paints containing organotin. (4) An assessment, developed in consultation with the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, of the effectiveness of existing laws and rules concerning organotin compounds in ensuring protection of human health and the environment. (f) SENSE OF CONGRESS. — (1) It is the sense of Congress that the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, in consultation with the Secretary of the Navy, should develop, for purposes of the national pollutant discharge elimination system, a model permit for the discharge of organotin compounds at shipbuilding and ship repair facilities. (2) For purposes of this subsection, the term "organotin" has the meaning provided in section 3 of the Organotin Antifouling Paint Control Act of 1988 (33 U.S.C. 2402). (g) TERMINATION.—The program required by subsection (a) shall terminate five years after the date of the enactment of this Act. SEC. 334. AUTHORITY TO TRANSFER CONTAMINATED FEDERAL PROP- ERTY BEFORE COMPLETION OF REQUIRED RESPONSE ACTIONS. (a) IN GENERAL.—Section 120(h)(3) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (42 U.S.C. 9620(h)(3)) is amended— (1) by redesignating subparagraph (A) as clause (i) and clauses (i), (ii), and (iii) of that subparagraph as subclauses (I), (II), and (III), respectively;