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PUBLIC LAW 91-511-OCT. 26, 1970
fiscal year beginning July 1, 1970, for carrying out the Safeguard Anti-ballistic Missile System shall be utilized by the Secretary of Defense in carrying out the provisions of this section to the extent that funds are unavailable under other Federal programs. Funds appropriated to the Department of Defense for any fiscal year beginning after June 30, 1971, for carrying out the Safeguard Anti-ballistic Missile System may, to the extent specifically authorized in an annual military construction authorization Act, be utilized by the Secretary of Defense in carrying out the provisions of this section to the extent that funds are unavailable under other Federal programs. (e) The Secretary shall transmit to the Committees on Armed res^°'^i'° T" Services of the Senate and the House of Representatives semiannual mittees?^ reports indicating the total amount expended in the case of each local community which was provided assistance under authority of this section during the preceding six-month period, the specific projects for which assistance was provided during such period, and the total amount provided for each such project during such period. SEC. 611. (a) The Secretary of Defense is directed to undertake a W^^I^^^I'R'^'^^^^ ,
study and to prepare a report on the weapons trammg now being con- cuiebra, p. R., ducted in the Cuiebra complex of the Atlantic Fleet Weapons Range, ^^^^y- report. This study shall consider all possible alternatives, geographical and technological, to the training now taking place in the Cuiebra complex, and shall contain specific recommendations for, together with the estimated costs of, moving all or a part of such activities to a new site or sites, and appropriated modifying such activities to minimize danger to human health and. safety. I n addition, such study shall consider the feasibility of resettling the people of Cuiebra to another location in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the cost of such a move, and the attitude of the people of Cuiebra to a generous resettlement plan that would have to be approved by a majority of the qualified electors of Cuiebra in a plebiscite. I n preparing such study, the Secretary is directed to consider the impact of each of the alternatives on: (1) the safety and well-being of the people who live on Cuiebra; (2) the natural and physical environment of Cuiebra and adjoining cays and their recreational value; (3^ the development of a sound, stable economy in Cuiebra; (4) the unique political relationship of Cuiebra and Puerto Rico to the United States; (5) the operational readiness and proficiency of the Atlantic Fleet; and (6) national security. (b) I n preparing the report required by this section, the Secretary shall consult with the people of Cuiebra, the Government of Puerto Rico, and all appropriate Federal agencies having jurisdiction or special expertise on the subject matter involved. The report required. Report *° pr-si^
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by this subsection shall be transmitted to the President oi the United States and to the chairmen of the Committees on Armed Services of the Senate and the House of Representatives no later than April 1, 1971. (c) Pending the completion of the report required by this section and its review by the President of the United States, the appropriate committee and the Congress, the Department of Navy is directed to avoid any increase or expansion of the present weapons range activities in the Cuiebra complex and, wherever possible, without degrading the activities, to institute procedures which will minimize interference with the normal activities and the solitude of the people of Cuiebra. SEC. 612. Effective October 28, 1969, section 1013 of Public Law 89-754 (80 Stat. 1255, 1290) as amended, is amended by (1) inserting
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