(a) In General.—
The provisions of subchapter II  of chapter 35 of title 44 shall continue to apply through September 30, 2004, with respect to the Department of Defense, notwithstanding the expiration of authority under section 3536  of such title.
In administering the provisions of subchapter II 1 of chapter 35 of title 44 with respect to the Department of Defense after the expiration of authority under section 3536 1 of such title, the Secretary of Defense shall perform the duties set forth in that subchapter for the Director of the Office of Management and Budget.
(Added Pub. L. 107–314, div. A, title X, § 1052(b)(1), Dec. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 2648.)