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From S. 2521, Military Construction Appropriations Act, 2001
OTHER DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE PROGRAMS

Drug Interdiction and Counter-Drug Activities, Defense

(INCLUDING TRANSFER OF FUNDS)

For an additional amount for `Drug Interdiction and Counter-Drug Activities, Defense', $85,700,000, to remain available for obligation until expended: Provided, That the entire amount is designated by the Congress as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 251(b)(2)(A) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended: Provided further, That the Secretary of Defense may transfer the funds provided herein only to appropriations for military personnel; operation and maintenance; procurement; research, development, test and evaluation; and working capital funds: Provided further, That the funds transferred shall be merged with and shall be available for the same purposes and for the same time period, as the appropriation to which transferred: Provided further, That the transfer authority provided under this heading is in addition to any other transfer authority available to the Department of Defense: Provided further, That no funds made available under this heading may be obligated or expended for training, logistics support, planning or assistance contracts for any overseas activity until 15 days after the Assistant Secretary of Defense, Special Operations and Low-Intensity Conflict reports to the congressional defense committees on the value, duration and purpose of such contracts.

GENERAL PROVISIONS--THIS CHAPTER

Sec. 101. (a) AUTHORITY TO PROVIDE SUPPORT- Of the amount appropriated in this Act for the Department of Defense, not to exceed $45,000,000 shall be available for the provision of support for counter-drug activities of the Government of Colombia. The support provided under this section shall be in addition to support provided for counter-drug activities of the Government of Colombia under any other provision of law: Provided further, That no funds made available under this heading may be obligated or expended for training, logistics support, planning or assistance contracts for any overseas activity until 15 days after the Assistant Secretary of Defense, Special Operations and Low-Intensity Conflict reports to the congressional defense committees on the value, duration and purpose of such contracts.

(b) TYPES OF SUPPORT- The support that may be provided using this section shall be limited to the types of support specified in section 1033(c)(1) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1998 (Public Law 105-85; 111 Stat. 1882).

(c) CONDITIONS ON PROVISION OF SUPPORT- (1) The Secretary of Defense may not obligate or expend funds appropriated in this Act to provide support under this section for counter-drug activities of the Government of Colombia until the end of the 20-day period beginning on the date on which the Secretary submits the written certification for fiscal year 2000 pursuant to section 1033(f)(1) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1998 (Public Law 105-85; 111 Stat. 1882).

(2) The elements of the written certification submitted for fiscal year 2000 described in section 1033(g) of that Act shall apply to, and the written certification shall address, the support provided under this section for counter-drug activities of the Government of Colombia.

As of May 11, 2000, this document was also available online at http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/z?c106:S.2521.PCS:

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