Public Law 99-145 was the United States Department of Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 1986. It was introduced on May 16, 1985, by Senator Barry Goldwater and became law on November 8, 1985.


The following are related to this act and part of the public record: H.RES.299, H.R.1872, S.1029, S.1042, and S.1043.[1]

Notable inclusions

Pallets of 155 mm artillery shells containing HD (distilled sulfur mustard agent) at Pueblo Depot Activity (PUDA) chemical weapons storage facility. These are scheduled to be eliminated by 2017 at which time the Activity will be closed.
A person who makes a false claim related to a contract with the Department of Defense shall be a civil penalty of $2,000, an amount equal to three times the amount of the damages the Government sustains because of the act of the person, and costs of the civil action.[2]
  • Section 1412 made provision for the elimination of aging stockpiles of Chemical Agents and Munitions stored within the United States. The newest of these stockpiled were already 20 years old with some being over 40 years old.[3]

See also



  1. ^ United States Library of Congress, Library of Congress (bills and resolutions)
  2. ^ U S Code, Title 31, section 3729: False claims
  3. ^ United States Federal Emergency Management Agency, Public Law 99-145 Attachment E