DEFENSE BASE CLOSURE AND REALIGNMENT ACT OF 1990 (As amended through FY 03 Authorization Act) Page: 4 of 39
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(2) If no funds are appropriated to the Commission by the end of the second session of
the 101st Congress, the Secretary of Defense may transfer, for fiscal year 1991, to the
Commission funds from the Department of Defense Base Closure Account established by section
207 of Public Law 100-526. Such funds shall remain available until expended.
(3)(A) The Secretary may transfer not more than $300,000 from unobligated funds in the
account referred to in subparagraph (B) for the purpose of assisting the Commission in carrying
out its duties under this part during October, November, and December 1995. Funds transferred
under the preceding sentence shall remain available until December 31, 1995.
(B) The account referred to in subparagraph (A) is the Department of Defense Base
Closure Account established under section 207(a) of the Defense Authorization Amendments
and Base Closure and Realignment Act (Public Law 100-526; 10 U.S.C. 2687 note).
(1) TERMINATION.--The Commission shall terminate on December 31, 1995.
(m) PROHIBITION AGAINST RESTRICTING COMMUNICATIONS.--Section 1034 of title 10,
United States Code, shall apply with respect to communications with the Commission.
SEC. 2903. PROCEDURE FOR MAKING RECOMMENDATIONS FOR BASE
CLOSURES AND REALIGNMENTS
(a) FORCE-STRUCTURE PLAN.--(1) As part of the budget justification documents
submitted to Congress in support of the budget for the Department of Defense for each of the
fiscal years 1992, 1994, and 1996, the Secretary shall include a force-structure plan for the
Armed Forces based on an assessment by the Secretary of the probable threats to the national
security during the six-year period beginning with the fiscal year for which the budget request is
made and of the anticipated levels of funding that will be available for national defense purposes
during such period.
(2) Such plan shall include, without any reference (directly or indirectly) to military
installations inside the United States that may be closed or realigned under such plan--
(A) a description of the assessment referred to in paragraph (1);
(B) a description (i) of the anticipated force structure during and at the end of
such period for each military department (with specifications of the number and type of
units in the active and reserve forces of each such department), and (ii) of the units that
will need to be forward based (with a justification thereof) during and at the end of each
such period; and
(C) a description of the anticipated implementation of such force-structure plan.
(3) The Secretary shall also transmit a copy of each such force-structure plan to the
(b) SELECTION CRITERIA.--(1) The Secretary shall, by no later than December 31, 1990,
publish in the Federal Register and transmit to the congressional defense committees the criteria
proposed to be used by the Department of Defense in making recommendations for the closure
or realignment of military installations inside the United States under this part. The Secretary
shall provide an opportunity for public comment on the proposed criteria for a period of at least
30 days and shall include notice of that opportunity in the publication required under the
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United States. Department of Defense. DEFENSE BASE CLOSURE AND REALIGNMENT ACT OF 1990 (As amended through FY 03 Authorization Act), text, September 12, 2005; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc21733/m1/4/: accessed November 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.