Congressional Record: September 23, 2008 (House)] [Page H8871-H8921] From the Congressional Record Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov] [DOCID:cr23se08-135]
[[pp. H8871-H8921]] JOINT EXPLANATORY STATEMENT SUBMITTED BY MR. SKELTON, CHAIRMAN OF THE COMMITTEE ON ARMED SERVICES, REGARDING THE AMENDMENT OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO S. 3001
Activation and deployment of AN/TPY-2 forward-based X-band radar (sec. 236)
The Senate bill contained a provision (sec. 237) that would authorize the use of up to $89.0 million in funds for defense-wide research, development, test, and evaluation for the activation and deployment of an AN/TPY-2 X-band radar to a classified location. It would also require the Secretary of Defense to submit a report to Congress on such deployment before the funds would be available for the deployment.
The House bill contained no similar provision.
The agreement includes the Senate provision.