10 U.S. Code § 205 - Missile Defense Agency

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§ 205.
Missile Defense Agency
(a)Term of Director.—
The Director of the Missile Defense Agency shall be appointed for a six-year term.
(b)Reporting.—
The Missile Defense Agency shall be under the authority, direction, and control of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering.
(Added Pub. L. 115–91, div. A, title XVI, § 1676(c)(1), Dec. 12, 2017, 131 Stat. 1773.)
Application

Pub. L. 115–91, div. A, title XVI, § 1676(c)(3), Dec. 12, 2017, 131 Stat. 1773, provided that:

“(A)Terms.—
Subsection (a) of section 205 of title 10, United States Code, as added by paragraph (1), shall apply the day following the date on which the present incumbent in the office of the Director of the Missile Defense Agency, as of the date of the enactment of this Act [Dec. 12, 2017], ceases to serve as such.
“(B)Reporting.—
Subsection (b) of such section 205 shall apply beginning on February 1, 2018. In carrying out such subsection, the Missile Defense Agency shall be under the authority, direction, and control of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering in the same manner as the Missile Defense Agency was under the authority, direction, and control of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics pursuant to Department of Defense Directive 5134.09. Any reference in such Instruction to the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics shall be deemed to be a reference to the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering, including with respect to the Under Secretary serving as the chairman of the Missile Defense Executive Board.”

 

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