10 U.S. Code § 2220. Performance based management: acquisition programs
2016—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 114–328 added subsec. (c).
2002—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 107–314, § 1041(a)(8)(B), (C), struck out par. (1) designation and redesignated par. (2) as subsec. (b).
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 107–314, § 1041(a)(8)(A), (C), redesignated subsec. (a)(2) as (b) and struck out heading and text of former subsec. (b). Text read as follows: “The Secretary of Defense shall include in the annual report submitted to Congress pursuant to section 113(c) of this title an assessment of whether major acquisition programs of the Department of Defense are achieving, on average, 90 percent of cost, performance, and schedule goals established pursuant to subsection (a) and whether the average period for converting emerging technology into operational capability has decreased by 50 percent or more from the average period required for such conversion as of October 13, 1994. The Secretary shall use data from existing management systems in making the assessment.”
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 107–314, § 1041(a)(8)(A), struck out heading and text of subsec. (c). Text read as follows: “Whenever the Secretary of Defense, in the assessment required by subsection (b), determines that major defense acquisition programs of the Department of Defense are not achieving, on average, 90 percent of cost, performance, and schedule goals established pursuant to subsection (a), the Secretary shall ensure that there is a timely review of major defense acquisition programs and other programs as appropriate. In conducting the review, the Secretary shall—
“(1) determine whether there is a continuing need for programs that are significantly behind schedule, over budget, or not in compliance with performance or capability requirements; and
“(2) identify suitable actions to be taken, including termination, with respect to such programs.”
1997—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 105–85 substituted “whether major acquisition programs” for “whether major and nonmajor acquisition programs”.
1996—Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 104–106, § 1503(a)(20), substituted “Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller)” for “Comptroller of the Department of Defense”.
Pub. L. 105–261, div. A, title VIII, § 816, Oct. 17, 1998, 112 Stat. 2088, authorized the Secretary of Defense to designate 10 acquisition programs of the military departments as pilot programs on program manager responsibility for product support and required report to Congress by Feb. 1, 1999.
Pub. L. 103–355, title V, § 5001(b), Oct. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 3350, provided that, within one year after Oct. 13, 1994, the Secretary of Defense should review the incentives and personnel actions available for encouraging excellence in the management of defense acquisition programs and provide an enhanced system of incentives, including pay for performance, to facilitate the achievement of goals approved or defined pursuant to subsec. (a) of this section.
Pub. L. 103–355, title V, § 5001(c), Oct. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 3350, directed the Secretary of Defense, not later than one year after Oct 13, 1994, to submit to Congress any recommended legislation that the Secretary considered necessary to carry out this section and otherwise to facilitate and enhance management of Department of Defense acquisition programs on the basis of performance.