National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008

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    110TH UNITED STATES CONGRESS
    2ND SESSION


    An Act
    To provide for the enactment of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008, as previously enrolled, with certain modifications to address the foreign sovereign immunities provisions of title 28, United States Code, with respect to the attachment of property in certain judgments against Iraq, the lapse of statutory authorities for the payment of bonuses, special pays, and similar benefits for members of the uniformed services, and for other purposes.


    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

    SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TREATMENT OF EXPLANATORY STATEMENT.[edit]

    (a) Short Title—
    This Act may be cited as the ``National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008´´.
    (b) Explanatory Statement—
    The Joint Explanatory Statement submitted by the Committee of Conference for the conference report to accompany H.R. 1585 of the 110th Congress (Report 110-477) shall be deemed to be part of the legislative history of this Act and shall have the same effect with respect to the implementation of this Act as it would have had with respect to the implementation of H.R. 1585, if such bill had been enacted.

    SEC. 2. ORGANIZATION OF ACT INTO DIVISIONS; TABLE OF CONTENTS.[edit]

    (a) Divisions—
    This Act is organized into three divisions as follows:
    (1) Division A—Department of Defense Authorizations.
    (2) Division B—Military Construction Authorizations.
    (3) Division C—Department of Energy National Security Authorizations and Other Authorizations.
    (b) Table of Contents—
    The table of contents for this Act is as follows:
    Sec. 1. Short Title; Treatment of Explanatory Statement.
    Sec. 2. Organization of Act into Divisions; Table of Contents.
    Sec. 3. Congressional Defense Committees.
    DIVISION A—DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE AUTHORIZATIONS
    TITLE I—PROCUREMENT
    Subtitle A—Authorization of Appropriations
    Subtitle B—Army Programs
    Subtitle C—Navy Programs
    Subtitle D—Air Force Programs
    TITLE II—RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, TEST, AND EVALUATION
    Subtitle A—Authorization of Appropriations
    Subtitle B—Program Requirements, Restrictions, and Limitations
    Subtitle C—Ballistic Missile Defense
    Subtitle D—Other Matters
    TITLE III—OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE
    Subtitle A—Authorization of Appropriations
    Subtitle B—Environmental Provisions
    Subtitle C—Workplace and Depot Issues
    Subtitle D—Extension of Program Authorities
    Subtitle E—Reports
    Subtitle F—Other Matters
    TITLE IV—MILITARY PERSONNEL AUTHORIZATIONS
    Subtitle A—Active Forces
    Subtitle B—Reserve Forces
    Subtitle C—Authorization of Appropriations
    TITLE V—MILITARY PERSONNEL POLICY
    Subtitle A—Officer Personnel Policy
    Subtitle B—Reserve Component Management
    Subtitle C—Education and Training
    Subtitle D—Military Justice and Legal Assistance Matters
    Subtitle E—Military Leave
    Subtitle F—Decorations and Awards
    Subtitle G—Impact Aid and Defense Dependents Education System
    Subtitle H—Military Families
    Subtitle I—Other Matters
    TITLE VI—COMPENSATION AND OTHER PERSONNEL BENEFITS
    Subtitle A—Pay and Allowances
    Subtitle B—Bonuses and Special and Incentive Pays
    Subtitle C—Travel and Transportation Allowances
    Subtitle D—Retired Pay and Survivor Benefits
    Subtitle E—Commissary and Nonappropriated Fund Instrumentality Benefits
    Subtitle F—Consolidation of Special Pay, Incentive Pay, and Bonus Authorities
    Subtitle G—Other Matters
    TITLE VII—HEALTH CARE PROVISIONS
    Subtitle A—Improvements to Military Health Benefits
    Subtitle B—Studies and Reports
    Subtitle C—Other Matters
    TITLE VIII—ACQUISITION POLICY, ACQUISITION MANAGEMENT, AND RELATED MATTERS
    Sec. 800. Short Title.
    Subtitle A—Acquisition Policy and Management
    Subtitle B—Provisions Relating to Major Defense Acquisition Programs
    Subtitle C—Amendments to General Contracting Authorities, Procedures, and Limitations
    Subtitle D—Accountability in Contracting
    Subtitle E—Acquisition Workforce Provisions
    Subtitle F—Contracts in Iraq and Afghanistan
    Subtitle G—Defense Materiel Readiness Board
    Subtitle H—Other Matters
    TITLE IX—DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT
    Subtitle A—Department of Defense Management
    Subtitle B—Space Activities
    Subtitle C—Chemical Demilitarization Program
    Subtitle D—Intelligence-Related Matters
    Subtitle E—Roles and Missions Analysis
    Subtitle F—Other Matters
    TITLE X—GENERAL PROVISIONS
    Subtitle A—Financial Matters
    Subtitle B—Policy Relating to Vessels and Shipyards
    Subtitle C—Counter-Drug Activities
    Subtitle D—Miscellaneous Authorities and Limitations
    Subtitle E—Reports
    Subtitle F—Other Matters
    TITLE XI—CIVILIAN PERSONNEL MATTERS
    TITLE XII—MATTERS RELATING TO FOREIGN NATIONS
    Subtitle A—Assistance and Training
    Subtitle B—Matters Relating to Iraq and Afghanistan
    Subtitle C—Iraq Refugee Crisis
    Subtitle D—Other Authorities and Limitations
    Subtitle E—Reports
    TITLE XIII—COOPERATIVE THREAT REDUCTION WITH STATES OF THE FORMER SOVIET UNION
    TITLE XIV—OTHER AUTHORIZATIONS
    Subtitle A—Military Programs
    Subtitle B—National Defense Stockpile
    Subtitle C—Armed Forces Retirement Home
    TITLE XV—AUTHORIZATION OF ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATIONS FOR OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM AND OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM
    TITLE XVI—WOUNDED WARRIOR MATTERS
    Sec. 1601. Short Title.
    Sec. 1602. General Definitions.
    Sec. 1603. Consideration of Gender-specific Needs of Recovering Service Members and Veterans.
    Subtitle A—Policy on Improvements to Care, Management, and Transition of Recovering Service Members
    Subtitle B—Centers of Excellence in the Prevention, Diagnosis, Mitigation, Treatment, and Rehabilitation of Traumatic Brain Injury, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and Eye Injuries
    Subtitle C—Health Care Matters
    Subtitle D—Disability Matters
    Subtitle E—Studies and Reports
    Subtitle F—Other Matters
    TITLE XVII—VETERANS MATTERS
    TITLE XVIII—NATIONAL GUARD BUREAU MATTERS AND RELATED MATTERS
    Sec. 1801. Short Title.
    Subtitle A—National Guard Bureau
    Subtitle B—Additional Reserve Component Enhancement
    DIVISION B—MILITARY CONSTRUCTION AUTHORIZATIONS
    Sec. 2001. Short Title.
    Sec. 2002. Expiration of Authorizations and Amounts Required to be Specified by Law.
    TITLE XXI—ARMY
    TITLE XXII—NAVY
    TITLE XXIII—AIR FORCE
    TITLE XXIV—DEFENSE AGENCIES
    TITLE XXV—NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION SECURITY INVESTMENT PROGRAM
    TITLE XXVI—GUARD AND RESERVE FORCES FACILITIES
    TITLE XXVII—BASE CLOSURE AND REALIGNMENT ACTIVITIES
    TITLE XXVIII—MILITARY CONSTRUCTION GENERAL PROVISIONS
    Subtitle A—Military Construction Program and Military Family Housing Changes
    Subtitle B—Real Property and Facilities Administration
    Subtitle C—Land Conveyances
    Subtitle D—Energy Security
    Subtitle E—Other Matters
    TITLE XXIX—WAR-RELATED AND EMERGENCY MILITARY CONSTRUCTION AUTHORIZATIONS
    DIVISION C—DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY NATIONAL SECURITY AUTHORIZATIONS AND OTHER AUTHORIZATIONS
    TITLE XXXI—DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY NATIONAL SECURITY PROGRAMS
    Subtitle A—National Security Programs Authorizations
    Subtitle B—Program Authorizations, Restrictions, and Limitations
    Subtitle C—Other Matters
    Subtitle D—Nuclear Terrorism Prevention
    TITLE XXXII—WAR-RELATED NATIONAL NUCLEAR SECURITY ADMINISTRATION AUTHORIZATIONS
    TITLE XXXIII—DEFENSE NUCLEAR FACILITIES SAFETY BOARD
    TITLE XXXIV—NAVAL PETROLEUM RESERVES
    TITLE XXXV—MARITIME ADMINISTRATION
    Subtitle A—Maritime Administration Reauthorization
    Subtitle B—Programs
    Subtitle C—Technical Corrections

    SEC. 3. CONGRESSIONAL DEFENSE COMMITTEES.[edit]

    For purposes of this Act, the term ``congressional defense committees´´ has the meaning given that term in section 101(a)(16) of title 10, United States Code.


    Approved January 28, 2008.


    Legislative History[edit]