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114 STAT. 2306 PUBLIC LAW 106-503—NOV. 13, 2000 42 USC 7707. "SEC. 13. ADVANCED NATIONAL SEISMIC RESEARCH AND MONITORING SYSTEM. "(a) ESTABLISHMENT. — The Director of the United States Greological Survey shall establish and operate an Advanced National Seismic Research and Monitoring System. The purpose of such system shall be to organize, modernize, standardize, and stabilize the national, regional, and urban seismic monitoring systems in the United States, including sensors, recorders, and data analysis centers, into a coordinated system that will measure and record the full range of frequencies and amplitudes exhibited by seismic waves, in order to enhance earthquake research and warning capabilities. Deadline. "(b) MANAGEMENT PLAN. —Not later than 90 days after the date of the enactment of the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Authorization Act of 2000, the Director of the United States Geological Survey shall transmit to the Congress a 5-year management plan for establishing and operating the Advanced National Seismic Research and Monitoring System. The plan shall include annual cost estimates for both modernization and operation, milestones, standards, and performance goals, as well as plans for securing the participation of all existing networks in the Advanced National Seismic Research and Monitoring System and for establishing new, or enhancing existing, partnerships to leverage resources. "(c) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.— "(1) EXPANSION AND MODERNIZATION.— In addition to amounts appropriated under section 12(b), there are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary of the Interior, to be used by the Director of the United States Geological Survey to establish the Advanced National Seismic Research and Monitoring System— "(A) $33,500,000 for fiscal year 2002; "(B) $33,700,000 for fiscal year 2003; "(C) $35,100,000 for fiscal year 2004; "(D) $35,000,000 for fiscal year 2005; and "(E) $33,500,000 for fiscal year 2006. "(2) OPERATION. —In addition to amounts appropriated under section 12(b), there are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary of the Interior, to be used by the Director of the United States Geological Survey to operate the Advanced National Seismic Research and Monitoring System— "(A) $4,500,000 for fiscal year 2002; and "(B) $10,300,000 for fiscal year 2003.". SEC. 205. NETWORK FOR EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING SIMULATION. The Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of 1977 (42 U.S.C. 7701 et seq.) is further amended by adding at the end the following new section: 42 USC 7708. "SEC. 14. NETWORK FOR EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING SIMULATION. "(a) ESTABLISHMENT. — The Director of the National Science Foundation shall establish the George E. Brown, Jr. Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation that will upgrade, link, and integrate a system of geographically distributed experimental facilities for earthquake engineering testing of full-sized structures and their components and partial-scale physical models. The system shall be integrated through networking software so that integrated