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SA 573. Ms. SNOWE submitted an amendment intended to be proposed by her to the bill H.R. 2055, making appropriations for military construction, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2012, and for other purposes; which was ordered to lie on the table; as follows:

On page 84, between lines 5 and 6, insert the following:
Sec. 127. Not more than 60 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Defense shall provide to the Committees on Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives a report that includes--
(1) an assessment of the property management and caretaker costs, including base security, fire protection, and maintenance of the military installations closed or realigned under the 2005 round of defense base closure and realignment;
(2) a description of the risks to property value, safety, and human life if such costs are not funded;
(3) a description of the extent to which the Department of Defense is funding such costs; and
(4) if such costs are not fully funded, an explanation for the shortfall.


(As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on Jul 20, 2011.)