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110 STAT. 3009-117 PUBLIC LAW 104-208—SEPT. 30, 1996 program under which covered beneficiaries under chapter 55 of title 10, United States Code, who are entitled to benefits under part A of the medicare program and who do not have access to TRICARE, would be permitted to enroll in a health benefits program offered through the Federal Employee Health Benefits Program under chapter 89 of title 5, United States Code. SEC. 8130. (a) Section 203 of H.R. 3230, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1997, as passed by the Senate on September 10, 1996, is hereby amended by repealing section 203(a), section 203(c), and section 203(e). (b) The amendments made by subsection (a) shall take effect as of the date of the enactment of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1997 as if section 203 of such Act had been enacted as so amended. SEC. 8131. (a) Section 722(c) of the National Defense Authoriza- 10 USC 1073 tion Act for Fiscal Year 1997 is amended— note. (l)by striking out paragraph (2); (2) by striking out"(1)"; and (3) by redesignating subparagraphs (A) and (B) as paragraphs (1) and (2), respectively. 10 USC 1073 (b) The amendments made by subsection (a) shall take effect TMte. as of the date of the enactment of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1997 as if section 722 of such Act had been enacted as so amended. SEC. 8132. The Secretary of Defense shall complete a cost/ benefit analysis on the establishment of a National Missile Defense Joint Program Office: Provided, That the Secretary of Defense shall submit a report on this analysis to the congressional defense committees no later than March 31, 1997: Provided further, That the Department of Defense shall take no action to establish any National Missile Defense Joint Program Office, to reassign service National Missile Defense roles and missions under any National Missile Defense Joint Program Office strategy or to relocate people under such a strategy prior to March 31, 1997. SEC. 8133. (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Chief of the National Guard Bureau may permit the use of equipment of the National Guard Distance Learning Project by any person or entity on a space-available, reimbursable basis. The Chief of the National Guard Bureau shall establish the amount of reimbursement for such use on a case-by-case basis. (b) Amounts collected under subsection (a) shall be credited to funds available for the National Guard Distance Learning Project and be available to defray the costs associated with the use of equipment of the project under that subsection. Such funds shall be available for such purposes without fiscal year limitation. SEC. 8134. Using funds available by this Act or any other Act, the Secretary of the Air Force, pursuant to a determination under section 2690 of title 10, United States Code, may implement cost-effective agreements for required heating facility modernization in the Kaiserslautem Military Community in the Federal Republic of Germany: Provided, That in the City of Kaiserslautem such agreements will include the use of United States anthracite as the base load energy for municipal district heat to the United States Defense installations: Provided further, That at Landstuhl Army Regional Medical Center and Ramstein Air Base, furnished heat may be obtained from private, regional or municipal services.