Defense Department and GAO audits. Report to Congress.
83 Stat. 207. 10 USC 133 note. Chemical and biological warfare agents.
Transportation, testing, and disposal. 50 USC 1512.
Deployment, storage, and disposal. 50 USC 1513.
PUBLIC LAW 91-441-OCT. 7, 1970
(c) Any payment from such $200,000,000 shall be made to the prime contractor through a special bank account from which such contractor may withdraw funds only after a request containing a detailed justification of the amount requested has been submitted to and approved by the contracting officer for the United States. All payments made from such special bank account shall be audited by the Defense Contract Audit Agency of the Department of Defense and, on a quarterly basis, by the General Accounting Office. The Comptroller General shall submit to the Congress not more than thirty days after the close of each quarter a report on the audit for such quarter performed by the General Accounting Office pursuant to this subsection. (d) The restrictions and controls provided for in this section with respect to the $200,000,000 referred to in subsections (a) and (b) of this section shall be in addition to such other restrictions and controls as may be prescribed by the Secretary of Defense or the Secretary of the Air Force. SEC. 505. Section 412(b) of Public Law 86-149, as amended, is amended by inserting immediately before the word "unless" the following: ", or after December 31, 1970, to or for the use of the Navy for the procurement of torpedoes and related support equipment". SEC. 506. (a) None of the funds authorized to be appropriated by this Act shall be used for the procurement of delivery systems specifically designed to disseminate lethal chemical or any biological warfare agents, or for the procurement of delivery system parts or components specifically designed for such purpose, unless the President shall certify to the Congress that such procurement is essential to the safety and security of the United States. (b)(1) Section 409(b) of Public Law 91-121, approved November 19, 1969 (83 Stat. 209), is amended— (A) by striking out "or the open air testing of any such agent within the United States" in the material immediately preceding paragraph (1) and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "the open air testing of any such agent within the United States, or the disposal of any such agent within the United States"; (B) by striking out "transportation or testing" each time it appears in paragraphs (2), (3), and (4) and inserting in lieu thereof "transportation, testing, or disposal"; and (C) by inserting "or disposal" immediately after "such testing" in paragraph (4)(A). (2) Section 409(c)(1) of such public law is amended— (A) by striking out "deployment, or storage, or both," and inserting in lieu thereof "deployment, storage, or disposal"; and (B) by striking out "deployment or storage" immediately after "unless prior notice of" and inserting in lieu thereof "deployment, storage, or disposal". (3) The first sentence of section 409(c)(2) of such public law is amended by inserting ", or for the disposal of any munitions in international waters," immediately after "outside the United States". (4) Section 409 of such public law is further amended by adding at the end thereof a new subsection as follows: " (g) Nothing contained in this section shall be deemed to restrict the transportation or disposal of research quantities of any lethal chemical or any biological warfare agent, or to delay or prevent, in emergency situations either within or outside the United States, the immediate disposal together with any necessary associated transportation, of any lethal chemical or any biological warfare agent when compliance with the procedures and requirements of this section would clearly endanger the health or safety of any person."