(a) Authority To Transfer Title to or Otherwise Provide Nuclear Test Monitoring Equipment.— Subject to subsection (b), the Secretary of Defense may—
(1)transfer title or otherwise provide to a foreign government
(A) equipment for the monitoring of nuclear test explosions, and
(B) associated equipment;
(2)as part of any such conveyance or provision of equipment, install such equipment on foreign territory or in international waters; and
(3)inspect, test, maintain, repair, or replace any such equipment.
(b) Agreement Required.— Nuclear test explosion monitoring equipment may be provided to a foreign government under subsection (a) only pursuant to the terms of an agreement between the United States and the foreign government receiving the equipment in which the recipient foreign government agrees—
(1)to provide the United States with timely access to the data produced, collected, or generated by the equipment; and
(2)to permit the Secretary of Defense to take such measures as the Secretary considers necessary to inspect, test, maintain, repair, or replace that equipment, including access for purposes of such measures.
(c) Report.— Promptly after entering into any agreement under subsection (b), the Secretary of Defense shall submit to Congress a report on the agreement. The report shall identify the country with which the agreement was made, the anticipated costs to the United States to be incurred under the agreement, and the national interest of the United States that is furthered by the agreement.
(d) Limitation on Delegation.— The Secretary of Defense may delegate the authority of the Secretary to carry out this section only to the Secretary of the Air Force. Such a delegation may be redelegated.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 107–107, § 1201(b)(2)(A), substituted “provided to a foreign government” for “conveyed or otherwise provided” in introductory provisions.
Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 107–107, § 1201(b)(2)(B), inserted “and” after semicolon at end.
Subsec. (b)(2). Pub. L. 107–107, § 1201(b)(2)(C), substituted a period for “; and” at end.
Subsec. (b)(3). Pub. L. 107–107, § 1201(b)(2)(D), struck out par. (3) which read as follows: “to return such equipment to the United States (or allow the United States to recover such equipment) if either party determines that the agreement no longer serves its interests.”
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