Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 4.djvu/258

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108 STAT. 2892 PUBLIC LAW 103-337 —OCT. 5, 1994 "(B) the Committee on Armed Services, the Committee on Appropriations, and the Defense Subcommittees of the Committee on Appropriations of the Senate.". (2) Such section is further amended by adding at the end the following new subsection: "(h) CONGRESSIONAL OVERSIGHT OF PAYMENTS-IN-KIND. —(1) Not less than 30 days before concluding an agreement for acceptance of military construction or facility improvements as a paymentin-kind, the Secretary of Defense shall submit to Congress a notification on the proposed agreement. Any such notification shall contain the following: "(A) A description of the military construction project or facility improvement project, as the case may be. "(B) A certification that the project is needed by United States forces. "(C) An explanation of how the project will aid in the achievement of the mission of those forces. "(D) A certification that, if the project were to be carried out by the Department of Defense, appropriations would be necessary for the project and it would be necessary to provide for the project in the next future-years defense program. "(2) Not less than 30 days before concluding an agreement for acceptance of host nation support or host nation payment of operating costs of United States forces as a payment-in-kind, the Secretary of Defense shall submit to Congress a notification on the proposed agreement. Any such notification shall contain the following: "(A) A description of each activity to be covered by the payment-in-kind. "(B) A certification that the costs to be covered by the payment-in-kind are included in the budget of one or more of the military departments or that it will otherwise be necessary to provide for payment of such costs in a budget of one or more of the military departments. "(C) A certification that, unless the payment-in-kind is accepted or funds are appropriated for payment of such costs, the military mission of the United States forces with respect to the host nation concerned will be adversely affected.". SEC. 1306. GEORGE C. MARSHALL EUROPEAN CENTER FOR SECURITY STUDIES. (a) USE OF CONTRIBUTIONS. —Funds received by the United States Government from the Federal Republic of Germany as its fair share of the costs of the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies shall be credited to appropriations available to the Department of Defense for the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies. Funds so credited shall be merged with the appropriations to which credited and shall be available for the Center for the same purposes and the same period as the appropriations with which merged. (b) WAIVER OF CHARGES.—(1) The Secretary of Defense may waive reimbursement of the costs of conferences, seminars, courses of instruction, or similar educational activities of the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies for military officers and civilian officials of cooperation partner states of the North Atlantic Cooperation Council or the Partnership for Peace if the Secretary determines that attendance by such personnel without