Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 112 Part 3.djvu/497

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PUBLIC LAW 105-262—OCT. 17, 1998 112 STAT. 2327 expended: Provided further, That notwithstanding any other provision of law, the funds made available by this section may be available for payments to persons, communities, or other entities in Italy for reimbursement for property damages resulting from the accident involving a United States Marine Corps A-6 aircraft on February 3, 1998, near Cavalese, Italy: Provided further. That notwithstanding any other provision of law, funds made available under this section may be used to rebuild or replace the funicular system in Cavalese destroyed on February 3, 1998 by that aircraft: Provided further. That any amount paid to any individual or entity from the amount appropriated under this section shall be credited against any amount subsequently determined to be payable to that individual or entity under chapter 163 of title 10, United States Code, section 127 of that title, or any other authority provided by law for administrative settlement of claims against the United States with respect to damages arising from the accident described in this section: Provided further. That payment of an amount under this section shall not be considered to constitute a statement of legal liability on the part of the United States or otherwise to prejudge any judicial proceeding or investigation arising from the accident described in this section: Provided further. That no part of any payment authorized by this section shall be paid to or received by agents or attorneys for services rendered in connection with obtaining such payment, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. SEC. 8115. (a) None of the funds appropriated or otherwise made available under this Act may be obligated or expended for any additional deployment of forces of the Armed Forces of the United States to Yugoslavia, Albania, or Macedonia unless and until the President, after consultation with the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the Majority Leadei' of the Senate, the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, and the Minority Leader of the Senate, transmits to Congress a report on the deploy- ment that includes the following: (1) The President's certification that the presence of those forces in each country to which the forces are to be deployed is necessary in the national security interests of the United States. (2) The reasons why the deployment is in the national security interests of the United States. (3) The number of United States military personnel to be deployed to each country. (4) The mission and objectives of forces to be deployed. (5) The expected schedule for accomplishing the objectives of the deployment. (6) The exit strategy for United States forces engaged in the deplo5mtient. (7) llie costs associated with the deplojment and the funding sources for paying those costs. (8) The anticipated effects of the deployment on the morale, retention, and effectiveness of United States forces. (b) Subsection (a) does not apply to a deployment of forces— (1) in accordance with United Nations Security Council Resolution 795; or (2) under circumstances determined by the President to be an emergency necessiteting immediate deplo3anent of the forces. President. Reports. Certification.