10 U.S. Code § 142 - Chief Information Officer

§ 142.
Chief Information Officer
(a)
There is a Chief Information Officer of the Department of Defense.
(b)
(1) The Chief Information Officer of the Department of Defense—
(A)
is the Chief Information Officer of the Department of Defense for the purposes of sections 3506(a)(2) and 3544(a)(3) of title 44;
(B)
has the responsibilities and duties specified in section 11315 of title 40;
(C)
has the responsibilities specified for the Chief Information Officer in sections 2222, 2223(a), and 2224 of this title; and
(D)
exercises authority, direction, and control over the Information Assurance Directorate of the National Security Agency.
(2)
The Chief Information Officer shall perform such additional duties and exercise such powers as the Secretary of Defense may prescribe.
(c)
The Chief Information Officer takes precedence in the Department of Defense with the officials serving in positions specified in section 131(b)(4) of this title. The officials serving in positions specified in section 131(b)(4) and the Chief Information Officer of the Department of Defense take precedence among themselves in the order prescribed by the Secretary of Defense.
(Added and amended Pub. L. 113–291, div. A, title IX, § 901(b)(1), (j)(1)(B), Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 3463, 3467.)
Amendment of Section

Pub. L. 113–291, div. A, title IX, § 901(j)(1)(B), Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 3467, provided that, effective Feb. 1, 2017, this section is amended by striking subsection (c). See 2014 Amendment note below.

Prior Provisions

A prior section 142 of this title was renumbered section 138d of this title and subsequently repealed.

Another prior section 142 of this title was contained in chapter 5 of this title, prior to amendment by Pub. L. 99–433. See note preceding section 151 of this title.

Amendments

2014—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 113–291, § 901(j)(1)(B), struck out subsec. (c) which read as follows: “The Chief Information Officer takes precedence in the Department of Defense with the officials serving in positions specified in section 131(b)(4) of this title. The officials serving in positions specified in section 131(b)(4) and the Chief Information Officer of the Department of Defense take precedence among themselves in the order prescribed by the Secretary of Defense.”

Effective Date of 2014 Amendment

Pub. L. 113–291, div. A, title IX, § 901(j)(1), Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 3467, provided that the amendment made by section 901(j)(1)(B) is effective on the effective date specified in section 901(a)(1) of Pub. L. 113–291, which is Feb. 1, 2017.

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