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PUBLIC LAW 97-000—MMMM. DD, 1981

95 STAT. 1578

PUBLIC LAW 97-114—DEC. 29, 1981

States for expenses in carrying out programs of the Department of Defense, as authorized by law; $3,083,000, to remain available for obligation until September 30, 1983: Provided, That this appropriation shall be available in addition to other appropriations to such Department, for payments in the foregoing currencies. TITLE VII GENERAL PROVISIONS Consulting services.

Publicity or propaganda. Experts and consultants.

Noncitizens, compensation and employment. 31 USC 700.

Prisoners of war. 31 USC 649a.

Land acquisition.

SEC. 701. The expenditure of any appropriation under this Act for any consulting service through procurement contract, pursuant to 5 U.S.C 3109, shall be limited to those contracts where such expenditures are a matter of public record and available for public inspection, except where otherwise provided under existing law, or under existing Executive order issued pursuant to existing law. SEC. 702. No part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall be used for publicity or propaganda purposes not authorized by the Congress. SEC. 703. During the current fiscal year, the Secretary of Defense and the Secretaries of the Army, Navy, and Air Force, respectively, if they should deem it advantageous to the national defense, and if in their opinions the existing facilities of the Department of Defense are inadequate, are authorized to procure services in accordance with section 3109 of title 5, United States Code, under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of Defense, and to pay in connection therewith travel expenses of individuals, including actual transportation and per diem in lieu of subsistence while traveling from their homes or places of business to official duty stations and return as may be authorized by law: Provided, That such contracts may be renewed annually. SEC. 704. During the current fiscal year, provisions of law prohibiting the payment of compensation to, or employment of, any person not a citizen of the United States shall not apply to personnel of the Department of Defense. SEC. 705. Appropriations contained in this Act shall be available for insurance of official motor vehicles in foreign countries, when required by laws of such countries; payments in advance of expenses determined by the investigating officer to be necessary and in accord with local custom for conducting investigations in foreign countries incident to matters relating to the activities of the department concerned; reimbursement to General Services Administration for security guard services for protection of confidential files; and all necessary expenses, at the seat of government of the United States of America or elsewhere, in connection with communication and other services and supplies as may be necessary to carry out the purposes of this Act. SEC. 706. Any appropriation available to the Army, Navy, or Air Force may, under such regulations as the Secretary concerned may prescribe, be used for expenses incident to the maintenance, pay, and allowances of prisoners of war, other persons in Army, Navy, or Air Force custody whose status is determined by the Secretary concerned to be similar to prisoners of war, and persons detained in such custody pursuant to Presidential proclamation. SEC. 707. Appropriations available to the Department of Defense for the current fiscal year for maintenance or construction shall be available for acquisition of land or interest therein as authorized by section 2672 or 2675 of title 10, United States Code.