Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 114 Part 3.djvu/298

From Wikisource
Jump to: navigation, search
This page needs to be proofread.


114 STAT. 1654A-256 PUBLIC LAW 106-398 —APPENDIX SEC. 1023. RECOMMENDATIONS ON EXPANSION OF SUPPORT FOR COUNTER-DRUG ACTIVITIES. (a) REQUIREMENT FOR SUBMITTAL OF RECOMMENDATIONS.— Not later than February 1, 2001, the Secretary of Defense shall submit to the Committees on Armed Services of the Senate and the House of Representatives the recommendations of the Secretary regarding whether expanded support for counter-drug activities should be authorized under section 1033 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1998 (Public Law 105-85; 111 Stat. 1881) for the region that includes the countries that are covered by that authority on the date of the enactment of this Act. (b) CONTENT OF SUBMISSION.— The submission under subsection (a) shall include the following: (1) What, if any, additional countries should be covered. (2) What, if any, additional support should be provided to covered countries, together with the reasons for recommending the additional support. (3) For each country recommended under paragraph (1), a plan for providing support, including the counter-drug activities proposed to be supported. SEC. 1024. REVIEW OF RIVERINE COUNTER-DRUG PROGRAM. (a) REQUIREMENT FOR REVIEW. — The Secretary of Defense shall review the riverine counter-drug program supported under section 1033 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1998 (Public Law 105-85; 111 Stat. 1881). (b) REPORT. — Not later than February 1, 2001, the Secretary shall submit a report on the riverine counter-drug program to the Committees on Armed Services of the Senate and the House of Representatives. The report shall include, for each country receiving support under the riverine counter-drug program, the following: (1) The Assistant Secretary's assessment of the effectiveness of the program. (2) A recommendation regarding which of the Armed Forces, units of the Armed Forces, or other organizations within the Department of Defense should be responsible for managing the program. (c) DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY. — The Secretary shall require the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low Intensity Conflict to carry out the responsibilities under this section. SEC. 1025. REPORT ON TETHERED AEROSTAT RADAR SYSTEM. (a) REPORT REQUIRED.— Not later than May 1, 2001, The Secretary of Defense shall submit to Congress a report on the status of the Tethered Aerostat Radar System used to conduct counterdrug detection and monitoring and border security and air sovereignty operations. The report shall include the following: (1) The status and operational availability of each of the existing sites of the Tethered Aerostat Radar System. (2) A discussion of any plans to close, during the next 5 years, currently operational sites, including a review of the justification for each proposed closure. (3) A review of the requirements of other agencies, especially the United States Customs Service, for data derived from the Tethered Aerostat Radar System. (4) An assessment of the value of the Tethered Aerostat Radar System in the conduct of counter-drug detection and