PUBLIC LAW 99-661—NOV. 14, 1986
100 STAT. 3985
"(1) development and acquisition of special operationspeculiar equipment; and "(2) acquisition of other material, supplies, or services that are peculiar to special operations activities. "(g) INTELLIGENCE AND SPECIAL ACTIVITIES.—This section does not constitute authority to conduct any activity which, if carried out as an intelligence activity by the Department of Defense, would require— "(1) a finding under section 662 of the Foreign Assistance Act . of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2422); or "(2) a notice to the Select Committee on Intelligence of the Senate and the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence of the House of Representatives under section 501(a)(1) of the National Security Act of 1947 (50 U.S.C. 413). "(h) REGULATIONS.—The Secretary of Defense shall prescribe regulations for the activities of the special operations command. Such regulations shall include authorization for the commander of such command to provide for operational security of special operations forces and activities. "(i) IDENTIFICATION OF SPECIAL OPERATIONS FORCES.—(1) Subject to
paragraph (2), for the purposes of this section special operations forces are those forces of the armed forces that— •;; "(A) are identified as core forces or as augmenting forces in the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joint Strategic Capabilities Plan, Annex E, dated December 17, 1985; "(B) are described in the Terms of Reference and Conceptual Operations Plan for the Joint Special Operations Command, as in effect on April 1, 1986; or "(C) are designated as special operations forces by the Secretary of Defense. "(2) The Secretary of Defense, after consulting with the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the commander of the special operations command, may direct that any force included within the description in paragraph (1)(A) or (1)(B) shall not be considered as a special operations force for the purposes of this section. "(j) SPECIAL OPERATIONS ACTIVITIES.—For purposes of this section, special operations activities include each of the following insofar as it relates to special operations: "(1) Direct action. "(2) Strategic reconnaissance. "(3) Unconventional warfare. "(4) Foreign internal defense. "(5) Civil affairs. , "(6) Psychological operations. " "(7) Counterterrorism. "(8) Humanitarian assistance. 1; - "(9) Theater search and rescue. "(10) Such other activities as may be specified by the President or the Secretary of Defense,". (2) The table of sections at the beginning of such chapter is amended by adding at the end the following new item:
"167. Unified combatant command for special operations forces.".
(c) MAJOR FORCE PROGRAM CATEGORY.—The Secretary of Defense shall create for the special operations forces a major force program category for the Five-Year Defense Plan of the Department of
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