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PUBLIC LAW 92-156-NOV. 17, 1971
Laos in any fiscal year beginning after Jmie 8(), 1972, unless such expenditures Inive been specifically authorized by law enacted after the date of enactment of this Act. In no case shall expenditures in any amount in excess of the amount authorized by law for any fiscal year be made for any such purpose during such fiscal year. (d) The provisions of subsections (a) and (c) of this section shall not apply with respect to the expenditure of funds to carry out combat air operations in or over Laos by Ignited States military forces. (e) After the date of enactment of this Act, whenever any request ^f^^^"*"*'° *^°"' is made to the Congress for the appropriation of funds for use in, for, or on behalf of Laos for any fiscal year, the President shall furnish a written report to the Congress explaining the purposes for which such funds are to be used in such fiscal year. (f) The President shall submit to the Congress within thirty days ^^^^°^'° *^°"" after the end of each quarter of each fiscal year, beginning with the fiscal year which begins July 1, 1971, a written report showing the total amount of expenditures in, for, or on behalf of Laos during the preceding quarter by the Ignited States Government, and shall include in such report a general breakdoM-n of the total amount expended, describing the different purposes for which such funds were expended and the total amount expended for such purposes, except that in the case of the first two quarters of the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1971, a single report may be submitted for both such quarters and such report may be computed on the basis of the most accurate estimates the Secretary of Defense can make taking into consideration all information available to him. SEC. 506. (a) Beginning with the calendar year 1972, the Secretary Report to conof Defense shall submit to the Congress each calendar year, at the ^'^^ same time the President submits the Budget to the Congress pursuant to section 201 of the Budget and Accounting Act, 1921, a written report ^^ ^^at. 832; regarding development and procureinent schedules for each weapon 31 USC 11.' system for which fund authorization is required by section 412(b) of Public Law 86-1-49, as amended, and for which any funds for 84^stat'^9'i2°^' I)rocurement are requested in such budget. Beginning with the calendar 10 USC 133 year 1973, there shall be included in the report data on operational note. testing and evaluation for each such weapon system for which funds for procurement are requested (other than funds requested only for the procurement of units for operational testing and evaluation and/or long lead-time items). A weapon system shall also be included in the annual report required under this subsection in each year thereafter until procurement of such system has been completed or terminated, or until the Secretary of Defense certifies in writing that such inclusion would not serve any useful purpose and gives his reasons therefor. (b) A supplemental report shall be submitted to the Congress by the ^J^^f""^ *° *-^°"" Secretary of Defense not less than thirty nor more than sixty days g r e s s. before the awarding of any contract or the exercising of any option in a contract for the procurement of any such weapon system (other than procurement of units for operational testing and evaluation and/or long lead-time items) unless (1) the contractor or contractors for that system have not yet been selected, and the Secretary of Defense determines that the submission of such repoii would adversely affect the source selection process and notifies the Congress in writing, prior to such award, of such determination, stating his reasons therefor, or (2) the Secretary of Defense detennines that the submission of such report would otherwise adversely affect the vital security interests of the United States and notifies the Congress in writing of such determination at least 80 days prior to such award, stating his reasons therefor.