Provisions similar to those in this section were contained in Pub. L. 109–163, div. A, title III, § 343, Jan. 6, 2006, 119 Stat. 3200, which was set out as a note under section 2461 of this title, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 110–181, div. A, title III, § 324(c), Jan. 28, 2008, 122 Stat. 61.
A prior section 2463, added Pub. L. 100–370, § 2(a)(1), July 19, 1988, 102 Stat. 853; amended Pub. L. 101–189, div. A, title XVI, § 1622(c)(7), Nov. 29, 1989, 103 Stat. 1604; Pub. L. 101–510, div. A, title XIII, § 1301(14), Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 1668; Pub. L. 105–85, div. A, title III, § 385(a), Nov. 18, 1997, 111 Stat. 1712, related to collection and retention of cost information data on the conversion of services and functions of the Department of Defense to or from contractor performance, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 109–163, div. A, title III, § 341(f), Jan. 6, 2006, 119 Stat. 3199.
2021—Subsec. (d)(2). Pub. L. 116–283 substituted “section 4505(c)” for “section 2330a(c)”.
Subsec. (g)(1). Pub. L. 116–283 substituted “section 4508(b)(3)” for “section 2383(b)(3)”.
2011—Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 112–81, § 938(1), added subpars. (A), (B), and (D), redesignated former subpars. (B), (C), and (D) as (C), (E), and (F), and struck out former subpar. (A) which read as follows: “has been performed by Department of Defense civilian employees at any time during the previous 10 years;”.
Subsec. (d)(1). Pub. L. 111–383 struck out “under the National Security Personnel System, as established” before “pursuant to section 9902 of title 5”.
Subsecs. (e), (f). Pub. L. 112–81, § 938(3), added subsecs. (e) and (f). Former subsec. (e) redesignated (g).
Subsec. (g). Pub. L. 112–81, § 938(4), substituted “this section:” for “this section the term ‘functions closely associated with inherently governmental functions’ has the meaning given that term in section 2383(b)(3) of this title.” and added pars. (1) to (3).
Pub. L. 112–81, § 938(2), redesignated subsec. (e) as (g).
Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Prohibition on Establishing Goals or Quotas for Conversion of Functions To Performance by Department of Defense Civilian Employees
Pub. L. 111–383, div. A, title III, § 323, Jan. 7, 2011, 124 Stat. 4184, as amended by Pub. L. 117–81, div. A, title XVII, § 1702(b)(2), Dec. 27, 2021, 135 Stat. 2155, provided that:
The Secretary of Defense
may not establish, apply, or enforce any numerical goal, target, or quota for the conversion of Department of Defense
functions to performance by Department of Defense
civilian employees, unless such goal, target, or quota is based on considered research and analysis, as required by section 2463
[sic, probably should refer to former section 235], or 4505 of title 10, United States Code.
“(b) Decisions to Insource.—
In deciding which functions should be converted to performance by Department of Defense
civilian employees pursuant to section 2463 of title 10
, United States Code, the Secretary of Defense
shall use the costing methodology outlined in the Directive-Type Memorandum 09–007 (Estimating and Comparing the Full Costs of Civilian and Military Manpower
and Contractor Support) or any successor guidance for the determination of costs when costs are the sole basis for the decision. The Secretary of a military department may issue supplemental guidance to assist in such decisions affecting functions of that military department.
“(1) Report to congress.—Not later than March 31, 2011, 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 on the decisions with respect to the conversion of functions to performance by Department of Defense civilian employees made during fiscal year 2010. Such report shall identify, for each such decision—
the agency or service of the Department involved in the decision;
the basis and rationale for the decision; and
the number of contractor employees whose functions were converted to performance by Department of Defense civilian employees.
“(2) Comptroller general review.—
Not later than 120 days after the submittal of the report under paragraph (1), the Comptroller General of the United States shall submit to the congressional defense committees an assessment of the report.
“(d) Construction.—Nothing in this section shall be construed—
to preclude the Secretary of Defense
from establishing, applying, and enforcing goals for the conversion of acquisition functions
and other critical functions to performance by Department of Defense
civilian employees, where such goals are based on considered research and analysis; or
to require the Secretary of Defense
to conduct a cost comparison before making a decision to convert any acquisition function
or other critical function to performance by Department of Defense
civilian employees, where factors other than cost serve as a basis for the Secretary’s decision.”
Deadline for Issuance of Guidelines and Procedures
Pub. L. 110–181, div. A, title III, § 324(a)(3), Jan. 28, 2008, 122 Stat. 61, provided that:
“The Secretary of Defense
shall implement the guidelines and procedures required under section 2463 of title 10
, United States Code, as added by paragraph (1), by not later than 60 days after the date of the enactment of this Act [Jan. 28, 2008