Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 4.djvu/264

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108 STAT. 2898 PUBLIC LAW 103-337—OCT. 5, 1994 (d) RECOMMENDED LEGISLATION.— The report shall include any recommendations for legislation that the Secretary considers necessary to improve the ability of the Department to achieve its strategic objectives in the Western Hemisphere. (e) CLASSIFICATION OF REPORT. — The report shall be submitted in an unclassified form and may, if necessary, have a classified supplement. SEC. 1316. MILITARY-TO-MILITARY CONTACTS AND COMPARABLE ACTIVITIES. (a) ACTIVITIES AUTHORIZED.— (1) Chapter 6 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new section: § 168. Military-to-military contacts and comparable activities "(a) PROGRAM AUTHORITY. — The Secretary of Defense may conduct military-to-military contacts and comparable activities that are designed to encourage a democratic orientation of defense establishments and military forces of other countries. " (b) ADMINISTRATION.—The Secretary may provide funds appropriated for carrying out subsection (a) to the following officials for use as provided in subsection (c): "(1) The commander of a combatant command, upon the request of the commander. "(2) An officer designated by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, with respect to an area or areas not under the area of responsibility of a commander of a combatant command. "(3) The head of any Department of Defense component. "(c) AUTHORIZED ACTIVITIES.— An official provided funds under subsection (b) may use those funds for the following activities and expenses: "(1) The activities of traveling contact teams, including any transportation expense, translation services expense, or administrative expense that is related to such activities. "(2) The activities of military liaison teams. "(3) Exchanges of civilian or military personnel between the Department of Defense and defense ministries of foreign governments. "(4) Exchanges of military personnel between units of the armed forces and units of foreign armed forces. "(5) Seminars and conferences held primarily in a theater of operations. "(6) Distribution of publications primarily in a theater of operations. "(7) Personnel expenses for Department of Defense civilian and military personnel to the extent that those expenses relate to participation in an activity described in paragraph (3), (4), (5), or (6). "(8) Reimbursement of military personnel appropriations accounts for the pay and allowances paid to reserve component personnel for service while engaged in any activity referred to in another paragraph of this subsection. "(d) RELATIONSHIP TO OTHER FUNDING.— Any amount provided during emy fiscal year to an official under subsection (b) for an activity or expense referred to in subsection (c) shall be in addition