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[121 STAT. 121]
PUBLIC LAW 110-000—MMMM. DD, 2007

PUBLIC LAW 110–28—MAY 25, 2007

121 STAT. 121

exceed $456,400,000 may be used, notwithstanding any other provision of law, to fund the Commanders’ Emergency Response Program, for the purpose of enabling military commanders in Iraq and Afghanistan to respond to urgent humanitarian relief and reconstruction requirements within their areas of responsibility by carrying out programs that will immediately assist the Iraqi and Afghan people. (b) QUARTERLY REPORTS.—Not later than 15 days after the end of each fiscal year quarter, the Secretary of Defense shall submit to the congressional defense committees a report regarding the source of funds and the allocation and use of funds during that quarter that were made available pursuant to the authority provided in this section or under any other provision of law for the purposes of the programs under subsection (a). SEC. 1308. Section 9010 of division A of Public Law 109– 289 is amended by striking ‘‘2007’’ each place it appears and inserting ‘‘2008’’. SEC. 1309. During fiscal year 2007, supervision and administration costs associated with projects carried out with funds appropriated to ‘‘Afghanistan Security Forces Fund’’ or ‘‘Iraq Security Forces Fund’’ in this Act may be obligated at the time a construction contract is awarded: Provided, That for the purpose of this section, supervision and administration costs include all in-house Government costs. SEC. 1310. Section 1005(c)(2) of the National Defense Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 2007 (Public Law 109–364) is amended by striking ‘‘$310,277,000’’ and inserting ‘‘$376,446,000’’. SEC. 1311. Section 9007 of Public Law 109–289 is amended by striking ‘‘20’’ and inserting ‘‘287’’. SEC. 1312. From funds made available for the ‘‘Iraq Security Forces Fund’’ for fiscal year 2007, up to $155,500,000 may be used, notwithstanding any other provision of law, to provide assistance, with the concurrence of the Secretary of State, to the Government of Iraq to support the disarmament, demobilization, and reintegration of militias and illegal armed groups. (TRANSFER

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SEC. 1313. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, not to exceed $110,000,000 may be transferred to the ‘‘Economic Support Fund’’, Department of State, for use in programs in Pakistan from amounts appropriated by this Act as follows: ‘‘Military Personnel, Army’’, $70,000,000. ‘‘National Guard Personnel, Army’’, $13,183,000. ‘‘Defense Health Program’’, $26,817,000. SEC. 1314. (a) FINDINGS REGARDING PROGRESS IN IRAQ, THE ESTABLISHMENT OF BENCHMARKS TO MEASURE THAT PROGRESS, AND REPORTS TO CONGRESS.—Congress makes the following findings: (1) Over 145,000 American military personnel are currently serving in Iraq, like thousands of others since March 2003, with the bravery and professionalism consistent with the finest traditions of the United States Armed Forces, and are deserving of the strong support of all Americans. (2) Many American service personnel have lost their lives, and many more have been wounded in Iraq; the American people will always honor their sacrifice and honor their families. (3) The United States Army and Marine Corps, including their Reserve components and National Guard organizations,

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