Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 110 Part 3.djvu/893

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PUBLIC LAW 104-201—SEPT. 23, 1996 110 STAT. 2623 SEC. 912. MISSION OF THE WHITE HOUSE COMMUNICATIONS AGENCY. 10 USC 111 note. (a) TELECOMMUNICATIONS SUPPORT. — The Secretary of Defense shall ensure that the activities of the White House Communications Agency in providing support services on a nonreimbursable basis for the President from funds appropriated for the Department of Defense for any Hscal year are limited to the provision of telecommunications support to the President and Vice President and to related elements (as defined in regulations of that agency and specified by the President with respect to particular individuals within those related elements). (b) OTHER SUPPORT. —Support services other than telecommunications support services described in subsection (a) may be provided by the Department of Defense for the President through the White House Communications Agency on a reimbursable basis. (c) WHITE HOUSE COMMUNICATIONS AGENCY.— For purposes of this section, the term **White House Communications Agency" means the element of the Department of Defense within the Defense Communications Agency that is known on the date of the enactment of this Act as the White House Communications Agency and includes any successor agency. (d) REPORT ON ISSUES RAISED BY DOD INSPECTOR GENERAL REVIEW OF WHITE HOUSE COMMUNICATIONS AGENCY. —Not later than October 1, 1996, or 30 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, whichever is later, the Secretary of Defense shall submit to Congress a report setting forth the actions taken by the Secretary to address the issues raised by the report of the Depsirtment of Defense Inspector General reviewing the mission of the White House Communications Agency. (e) QUARTERLY REPORTS DURING FISCAL YEAR 1997. —Not later than 30 days after the end of each quarter of fiscal year 1997, the Secretary of Defense shall submit to Congress a report describing the support services other than telecommunications support services described in subsection (a) that were provided during the preceding quarter by the Department of Defense for the President through the White House Communications Agency. (0 EFFECTIVE DATE. —This section takes effect on October 1, Applicability. 1997, and applies to funds appropriated for the Depsulment of Defense for any fiscal year after fiscal year 1997. Subtitle B—Force Structure Review SEC 921. SHORT TITLE. This subtitle may be cited as the "Military Force Structure Review Act of 1996". SEC. 922. FINDINGS. Congress meikes the following findings: (1) Since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, the United States has conducted two substantial assessments of the force structure of the Armed Forces necessary to meet United States defense requirements. (2) The assessment by the Bush Administration (known as the "Base Force" assessment) sind the assessment by the Clinton Administration (known as the "Bottom-Up Review") were intended to reassess the force structure of the Armed Military Force Structure Review Act of 1996. 10 USC 111 note.