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TITLE VIII--ACQUISITION POLICY, ACQUISITION MANAGEMENT, AND RELATED MATTERS

Subtitle F Matters Relating To Iraq and Afghanistan

DHNDAA Section

 

SEC. 855. SUSPENSION OF STATUTES OF LIMITATIONS WHEN CONGRESS AUTHORIZES THE USE OF MILITARY FORCE.

Section 3287 of title 18, United States Code, is amended--

(1) by inserting `or Congress has enacted a specific authorization for the use of the Armed Forces, as described in section 5(b) of the War Powers Resolution (50 U.S.C. 1544(b)),' after `is at war';

(2) by inserting `or directly connected with or related to the authorized use of the Armed Forces' after `prosecution of the war';

(3) by striking `three years' and inserting `5 years';

(4) by striking `proclaimed by the President' and inserting `proclaimed by a Presidential proclamation, with notice to Congress,'; and

(5) by adding at the end the following: `For purposes of applying such definitions in this section, the term `war' includes a specific authorization for the use of the Armed Forces, as described in section 5(b) of the War Powers Resolution (50 U.S.C. 1544(b)).'.

 

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