10 U.S. Code § 2851 - Supervision of military construction projects
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(a) Supervision of Military Department Projects.— Each contract entered into by the United States in connection with a military construction project or a military family housing project shall be carried out under the direction and supervision of the Secretary of the Army (acting through the Chief of Engineers), the Secretary of the Navy (acting through the Commander of the Naval Facilities Engineering Command), or such other department or Government agency as the Secretary of Defense approves to assure the most efficient, expeditious, and cost-effective completion of the project.
(b) Supervision of Defense Agency Projects.— A military construction project for an activity or agency of the Department of Defense (other than a military department) financed from appropriations for military functions of the Department of Defense shall be accomplished by or through a military department designated by the Secretary of Defense.
(c) Maintenance of Military Construction Information on Internet; Access.—
(1) The Secretary of Defense shall maintain an Internet site that will permit a person to access and view on a separate page of the Internet site a document or other file containing the information required by paragraph (2) for the following:
(A) Each military construction project or military family housing project that has been specifically authorized by Act of Congress.
(B) Each project carried out with funds authorized for the operation and maintenance of military family housing.
(C) Each project carried out with funds authorized for the improvement of military family housing units.
(D) Each unspecified minor construction project carried out under the authority of section 2805 (a) of this title.
(2) The information to be provided via the Internet site required by paragraph (1) for each project described in such paragraph shall include the following:
(A) The solicitation date and award date (or anticipated dates) for each contract entered into (or to be entered into) by the United States in connection with the project.
(B) The contract recipient, contract award amount, construction milestone schedule proposed by the contractor, and construction completion date stipulated in the awarded contract.
(C) The most current Department of Defense Form 1391, Military Construction Project Data, for the project.
(D) The progress of the project, including the percentage of construction currently completed and the current estimated construction completion date.
(E) The current contract obligation of funds for the project, including any changes to the original contract award amount.
(F) If funds appropriated for the project have been diverted for use in another project, the project to which the funds were diverted and the amount so diverted.
(3) The information required to be provided for each project described in paragraph (1) shall be made available on the Internet site required by such paragraph not later than 90 days after the award of a contract or delivery order for the project. The Secretary of Defense shall update the required information as promptly as practicable, but not less frequently than once a month, to ensure that the information is available in a timely manner.
Source(Added Pub. L. 97–214, § 2(a),July 12, 1982, 96 Stat. 163; amended Pub. L. 109–163, div. B, title XXVIII, § 2803(a), (c),Jan. 6, 2006, 119 Stat. 3505, 3506; Pub. L. 111–383, div. B, title XXVIII, § 2801,Jan. 7, 2011, 124 Stat. 4458.)
2011—Subsec. (c)(1). Pub. L. 111–383, § 2801(c)(1), substituted “that will permit a person” for “that, when activated by a person authorized under paragraph (3), will permit the person”.
Subsec. (c)(2)(F) to (H). Pub. L. 111–383, § 2801(a), redesignated subpars. (G) and (H) as (F) and (G), respectively, and struck out former subpar. (F) which read as follows: “The estimated final cost of the project and, if the estimated final cost of the project exceeds the amount appropriated for the project and funds have been provided from another source to meet the increased cost, the source of the funds and the amount provided.”
Subsec. (c)(3), (4). Pub. L. 111–383, § 2801(b), (c)(2), redesignated par. (4) as (3), substituted “on the Internet site required by such paragraph” for “to the persons referred to in paragraph (3)” and struck out “to such persons” before “in a timely manner”, and struck out former par. (3) which read as follows: “Access to the Internet site required by paragraph (1) shall be restricted to the following persons:
“(A) Members of the congressional defense committees and their staff.
“(B) Staff of the congressional defense committees.”
2006—Subsecs. (a), (b). Pub. L. 109–163, § 2803(c), inserted headings.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 109–163, § 2803(a), added subsec. (c).
For effective date and applicability of section, see section 12(a) ofPub. L. 97–214, set out as a note under section 2801 of this title.
Implementation of Internet Site
Pub. L. 109–163, div. B, title XXVIII, § 2803(b),Jan. 6, 2006, 119 Stat. 3506, provided that: “The Internet site required by subsection (c) ofsection 2851 of title 10, United States Code, as added by subsection (a), shall be available to the persons referred to in paragraph (3) of such subsection not later than July 15, 2006.”
Identification of Requirements To Reduce Backlog in Maintenance and Repair of Defense Facilities
Pub. L. 106–398, § 1 [[div. A], title III, § 374], Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1654, 1654A–81, which required the Secretary of Defense to submit to Congress, not later than March 15, 2001, a report identifying a list of requirements to reduce the backlog in maintenance and repair needs of facilities and infrastructure under the jurisdiction of the Department of Defense or a military department, which report was to be updated annually, was repealed by Pub. L. 112–81, div. A, title X, § 1062(i)(1),Dec. 31, 2011, 125 Stat. 1585.
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