Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 4.djvu/49

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PUBLIC LAW 103-337—OCT. 5, 1994 108 STAT. 2683 (3) The amounts of increases in costs attributable to compliance with changes in Federal, State, or local laws. SEC. 123. GUroANCE SETS FOR TRIDENT U MISSILES. (a) LIMITATION.— Funds appropriated for fiscal year 1995 for the Navy pursuant to section 102 may not be obligated to procure more than 14 Mark-6 guidsince sets for Trident II (D-5) missiles until the certification specified in subsection (b) has been submitted to Congress. (b) CERTIFICATION. —^A certification referred to in subsection (a) is a certification by the Secretary of Defense that it is necessary to procLire (with funds referred to in subsection (a)) more than 14 Mark-6 guidance sets for Trident II (D-5) missiles because a failure to do so would pose an unacceptable risk to the longterm readiness and reliability of the Trident II (D-5) missile program. SEC. 124. PROHIBITION ON TRIDENT IIBACKFIT. (a) LIMITATION. — The Secretary of the Navy may not modify any Trident I submarine to enable that submarine to be deployed with Trident II (D-5) missiles. (b) WAIVER AUTHORITY.— If the Secretary of Defense determines that adherence to the prohibition in subsection (a) would result in a significant national security risk to the United States, the Secretary may waive that prohibition. Such a waiver may not take effect until the Secretary submits to Congress a certification of that determination and of the reasons for that determination. SEC. 125. INCLUSION OF CONVERSION OF VESSELS IN FAST SEALIFT PROGRAM. Section 1424 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1991 (10 U.S.C. 7291 note) is amended— (1) in subsection (a), by inserting ", or conversion and operation," after "construction and operation"; and (2) in subsection (b)— (A) by inserting "or converted" after "constructed" each place it appears; and (B) by inserting "or conversion" after "Construction" in paragraph (3). SEC. 126. LIMITATION ON PROCUREMENT OF TAGS VESSELS. (a) LIMITATION.—The Secretary of the Navy may not obligate funds for any of the vessels designated as TAGS-63, TAGS-64, or TAGS-65 unless the Secretary certifies to Congress that the multibeam sonars to be used on those vessels (whether new or remanufactured) have been obtained through the use of competitive acquisition procedures. (b) NATIONAL SECURITY WAIVER. —The Secretary of the Navy may waive the limitation in subsection (a) for reasons of national security. Such a waiver may not take effect until the Secretary Reports, submits to Congress a report giving notice of the weaver and an explanation of the national security reasons for the waiver. SEC. 127. NAVAL AMPHIBIOUS READY GROUPS. (a) FINDINGS. —Congress makes the following findings: (1) Amphibious Assault Ships (LHDs) provide an important contingency capability and are uniquely suited to respond to world crises and to provide assistance after natural disasters.