Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 111 Part 2.djvu/960

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Ill STAT. 2040 PUBLIC LAW 105-85—NOV. 18, 1997 (4) The lease of buildings and other facilities located at the Savannah River Site that are under the jurisdiction of the Defense Environmental Management Program. (5) The disposal of equipment and other personal property located at the Rocky Flats Defense Environmental Technology Site, Colorado, that is under the jurisdiction of the Defense Environmental Management Program. (6) The disposal of materials at the National Electronics Recycling Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee that are under the jurisdiction of the Defense Environmental Management Program. (d) APPLICABILITY OF DISPOSAL AUTHORITY. —Nothing in this section shall be construed to limit the application of sections 202 and 203(j) of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 (40 U.S.C. 483 and 4840')) to the disposal of equipment and other personal property covered by this section. (e) REPORT. — Not later than January 31, 1999, the Secretary shall submit to the congressional defense committees a report on amounts retained by the Secretary under subsection (b) during fiscal year 1998. SEC. 3139. MODIFICATION AND EXTENSION OF AUTHORITY RELATING TO APPOINTMENT OF CERTAIN SCIENTIFIC, ENGINEER- ING, AND TECHNICAL PERSONNEL. (a) REPEAL OF REQUIREMENT FOR EPA STUDY.—Section 3161 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1995 (Public Law 103-337; 108 Stat. 3095; 42 U.S.C. 7231 note) is amended— (1) by striking out subsection (c); and (2) by redesignating subsection (d) as subsection (c). (b) EXTENSION OF AUTHORITY. —Paragraph (1) of subsection (c) of such section, as so redesignated, is amended by striking out "September 30, 1997" and inserting in lieu thereof "September 30, 1999". SEC. 3140. LIMITATION ON USE OF FUNDS FOR SUBCRITICAL NUCLEAR WEAPONS TESTS. (a) LIMITATION.—The Secretary of Energy may not conduct any subcritical nuclear weapons tests using funds appropriated or otherwise available to the Secretary for fiscal year 1998 until the Secretary submits to the Committee on Armed Services of the Senate and the Committee on National Security of the House of Representatives a detailed report on the use of the funds available to the Secretary for fiscal years 1996 and 1997 to conduct such tests. (b) EXCEPTION.— Subsection (a) shall not apply to the use of funds covered by that subsection for subcritical nuclear weapons tests if the Secretary— (1) determines that the use of such funds for such tests is urgently required to meet national security interests; and (2) notifies Congress of that determination before using such funds for such tests. SEC. 3141. LIMITATION ON USE OF CERTAIN FUNDS UNTIL FUTURE USE PLANS ARE SUBMITTED. (a) LIMITATION.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2), the Secretary of Energy may not use more than 80 percent of the funds available to the Secretary pursuant to the authorization of appropriations