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116 STAT. 2508 PUBLIC LAW 107-314—DEC. 2, 2002 (A) by redesignating paragraphs (1) and (2) as paragraphs (2) and (3), respectively; and (B) by inserting after "In this chapter:" the following new paragraph: "(1) The term 'CERCLA means the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (42 U.S.C. 9601 et seq.)."; and (2) in section 2701(a)(2), by striking "the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (hereinafter in this chapter referred to as 'CERCLA) (42 U.S.C. 9601 et seq.)" and inserting "CERCLA". (d) CLERICAL AMENDMENTS.—(1) The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 160 of such title is amended— (A) by inserting before the item relating to section 2701 the following new item: "2700. Definitions."; and (B) by striking the item relating to section 2707 and inserting the following new item: "2707. Environmental restoration projects for environmental responses.". (2) The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 169 of such title is amended by striking the item relating to section 2810. 10 USC 2302 SEC. 314. PROCUREMENT OF ENVIRONMENTALY PREFERABLE note. PROCUREMENT ITEMS. (a) TRACKING SYSTEM. —The Secretary of Defense shall develop and implement an effective and efficient tracking system to identify the extent to which the Defense Logistics Agency procures environmentally preferable procurement items or procurement items made with recovered material. The system shall provide for the separate tracking, to the maximum extent practicable, of the procurement of each category of procurement items that, as of the date of the enactment of this Act, has been determined to be environmentally preferable or made with recovered material. (b) ASSESSMENT OF TRAINING AND EDUCATION.—The Secretary of Defense shall assess the need to establish a program, or enhance existing programs, for training and educating Department of Defense procurement officials to ensure that they are aware of any Department requirements, preferences, or goals for the procurement of environmentally preferable procurement items or procurement items made with recovered material. Deadlines. (c) REPORTING REQUIREMENT. — Not later than March 1, 2004, and each March 1 thereafter through 2007, the Secretary of Defense shall submit to the Committee on Armed Services of the Senate and the Committee on Armed Services of the House of Representatives a report detailing the results obtained from the tracking system developed under subsection (a). (d) RELATION TO OTHER LAWS. —Nothing in this section shall be construed to alter the requirements of the Solid Waste Disposal Act (40 U.S.C. 6901 et seq.). (e) DEFINITIONS.—In this section: (1) The term "environmentally preferable", in the case of a procurement item, means that the item has a lesser or reduced effect on human health and the environment when compared with competing products that serve the same purpose.