10 U.S. Code § 132a - Chief Management Officer

§ 132a.
Chief Management Officer
(a)Appointment and Qualifications.—
(1)
There is a Chief Management Officer of the Department of Defense, appointed from civilian life by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate.
(2)
The Chief Management Officer shall be appointed from among persons who have an extensive management or business background and experience with managing large or complex organizations. A person may not be appointed as Chief Management Officer within seven years after relief from active duty as a commissioned officer of a regular component of an armed force.
(b)Responsibilities.—Subject to the authority, direction, and control of the Secretary of Defense and the Deputy Secretary of Defense, the Chief Management Officer shall perform such duties and exercise such powers as the Secretary or the Deputy Secretary may prescribe, including the following:
(1)
Serving as the chief management officer of the Department of Defense with the mission of managing enterprise business operations and shared services of the Department of Defense.
(2)
Serving as the principal advisor to the Secretary and the Deputy Secretary on establishing policies for, and directing, all enterprise business operations of the Department, including planning and processes, business transformation, performance measurement and management, and business information technology management and improvement activities and programs, including the allocation of resources for enterprise business operations and unifying business management efforts across the Department.
(3)
Exercising authority, direction, and control over the Defense Agencies and Department of Defense Field Activities providing shared business services for the Department that are designated by the Secretary or the Deputy Secretary for purposes of this paragraph.
(4) As of January 1, 2019
(A)
serving as the Chief Information Officer of the Department for purposes of section 2222 of this title;
(B)
administering the responsibilities and duties specified in sections 11315 and 11319 of title 40,section 3506(a)(2) of title 44, and section 2223(a) of this title for business systems and management; and
(C)
Exercising any responsibilities, duties, and powers relating to business systems or management that are exercisable by a chief information officer for the Department, other than those responsibilities, duties, and powers of a chief information officer that are vested in the Chief Information Officer of the Department of Defense by section 142 of this title.
(5)
Serving as the official with principal responsibility in the Department for providing for the availability of common, usable, Defense-wide data sets with applications such as improving acquisition outcomes and personnel management.
(6)
Authority to direct the Secretaries of the military departments and the heads of all other elements of the Department with regard to matters for which the Chief Management Officer has responsibility under this section.
(c)Precedence.—
The Chief Management Officer takes precedence in the Department of Defense after the Secretary of Defense and the Deputy Secretary of Defense.
(d)Enterprise Business Operation Defined.—
In this section, the term “enterprise business operations” means those activities that constitute the cross-cutting business operations used by multiple components of the Department of Defense, but not those activities that are directly tied to a single military department or Department of Defense component. The term includes business-support functions designated by the Secretary of Defense or the Deputy Secretary of Defense for purposes of this section, such as aspects of financial management, healthcare, acquisition and procurement, supply chain and logistics, certain information technology, real property, and human resources operations.
(Added Pub. L. 111–383, div. A, title IX, § 901(c)(1), Jan. 7, 2011, 124 Stat. 4320; amended Pub. L. 113–291, div. A, title IX, § 901(a)(1), Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 3462; Pub. L. 114–328, div. A, title IX, § 901(d), Dec. 23, 2016, 130 Stat. 2342; Pub. L. 115–91, div. A, title IX, § 910(a)(1), Dec. 12, 2017, 131 Stat. 1516.)
Amendments

2017—Pub. L. 115–91 amended section generally. Prior to amendment, section related to the appointment, responsibilites and precedence of the Deputy Chief Management Officer.

2016—Pub. L. 114–328, § 901(d), repealed Pub. L. 113–291, § 901(a)(1). See 2014 Amendment note below.

2014—Pub. L. 113–291, § 901(a)(1), which directed the general amendment of this section, substituting provisions relating to Under Secretary of Defense for Business Management and Information for provisions which related to Deputy Chief Management Officer, was repealed by Pub. L. 114–328, § 901(d).

Effective Date of 2017 Amendment

Pub. L. 115–91, div. A, title IX, § 910(a)(1), Dec. 12, 2017, 131 Stat. 1516, provided that amendment by section 910(a)(1) is effective Feb. 1, 2018.

Effective Date of 2014 Amendment

Pub. L. 113–291, div. A, title IX, § 901(a)(1), Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 3462, provided that the amendment made by section 901(a)(1) was effective Feb. 1, 2017, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 114–328, div. A, title IX, § 901(d), Dec. 23, 2016, 130 Stat. 2342.

Effective Date

Section effective Jan. 1, 2011, see section 901(p) of Pub. L. 111–383, set out as an Effective Date of 2011 Amendment note under section 131 of this title.

Service of Incumbent Deputy Chief Management Officer as Chief Management Officer Upon Commencement of Latter Position Without Further Appointment

Pub. L. 115–91, div. A, title IX, § 910(e), Dec. 12, 2017, 131 Stat. 1518, provided that:

“The individual serving in the position of Deputy Chief Management Officer of the Department of Defense as of February 1, 2018, may continue to serve as Chief Management Officer of the Department of Defense under section 132a of title 10, United States Code (as amended by subsection (a)), commencing as of that date without further appointment pursuant to such section 132a.”

Defense Agencies and Field Activities Providing Shared Business Services

Pub. L. 115–91, div. A, title IX, § 910(f), Dec. 12, 2017, 131 Stat. 1518, provided that:

“(1)Initial reporting requirement.—
Not later than January 15, 2018, the Secretary of Defense shall submit to the congressional defense committees [Committees on Armed Services and Appropriations of the Senate and the House of Representatives] a report specifying each Defense Agency and Department of Defense Field Activity providing shared business services for the Department of Defense that is to be designated by the Secretary of Defense or the Deputy Secretary of Defense for purposes of subsection (b)(3) of section 132a of title 10, United States Code (as amended by subsection (a)), as of the coming into effect of such section 132a.
“(2)Notice to congress on transfer of oversight.—
Upon the transfer to the Chief Management Officer of the Department of Defense of responsibility for oversight of shared business services of a Defense Agency or Department of Defense Field Activity specified in the report required by paragraph (1), the Secretary of Defense shall submit to the congressional defense committees a notice of the transfer, including the Defense Agency or Field Activity subject to the transfer and a description of the nature and scope of the responsibility for oversight transferred.”

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