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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

98 STAT. 1944

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37 USC 404 note.

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Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 1985. Post, p. 1945.

PUBLIC LAW 98-473—OCT. 12, 1984

without the prior notification to the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate. SEC. 8112. (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this joint resolution, of the total amount appropriated by this joint resolution, or any other Act appropriating funds for the Department of Defense for fiscal year 1985, for programs and activities subject to the reporting requirements of the Federal Procurement Data System Individual Contract Action Report (SF-279), an amount not less than $1,000,000,000 may not be apportioned or utilized for the costs of consultants, studies, analyses, management support services or other advisory and assistance services which are included in such reported programs and activities. (b) Not later than September 1, 1985, the Secretary of Defense shall submit a report to the Congress indicating the manner in which compliance with subsection (a) has been achieved. SEC. 8113. The Secretaries concerned (as defined in section 101(5) of title 37, United States Code), under uniform regulations prescribed by them and to the extent that funds are available within the permanent change of station travel account, may increase the rate per mile for mileage allowance under section 404(d)(2) of title 37, United States Code, to 15 cents per mile. SEC. 8114, (a) The Secretary of Defense shall provide for an objective study to supplement and update the report entitled "Military Spouse and Family Issues, Europe, 1982." (b) The study shall include within its scope all areas in which members of the uniformed services are assigned to permanent duty stations and to which the dependents of members of the uniformed services are permitted to travel at Government expense. (c) The Secretary shall select an independent organization to conduct the study referred to in subsection (a) with such administrative support and technical advice as may be necessary for such organization to carry out the study. Such support and advice may be provided by the Secretary on an in-house basis and to reduce contractual expenditures to include collating, tabulating, computer, word processor, printing, and similar routine services. (d) A report containing the results of the study carried out under this section shall be submitted to the Committees on Appropriations and Armed Services of the Senate and the House of Representatives not later than May 1, 1985. (e) For the purpose of contracting out the study called for by this section, the Secretary of Defense may utilize not more than $250,000 out of any funds available to the Department of Defense. This Act may be cited as the "Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 1985". (i) Such amounts as may be necessary for projects or activities provided for in the Department of Transportation and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1985, at a rate for operations and to the extent in the following Act; this subsection shall be effective as if it had been enacted into law.as the regular appropriation Act: