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10 U.S. Code § 3224 - Director: participation, concurrence, and approval in cost estimation

The Director of Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation may—
participate in the discussion of any discrepancies between an independent cost estimate and the cost estimate of a military department or Defense Agency for a major defense acquisition program or major subprogram of the Department of Defense;
comment on deficiencies in the methodology or execution of any cost estimate or cost analysis developed by a military department or Defense Agency for a major defense acquisition program or major subprogram;
concur in the choice of a cost estimate within the baseline description or any other cost estimate (including the discussion of risk for any such cost estimate) for use at any event specified in section 3221(b)(6) of this title; and
participate in the consideration of any decision to request authorization of a multiyear procurement contract for a major defense acquisition program or major subprogram.
(Added and amended Pub. L. 116–283, div. A, title XVIII, § 1812(a), (e), Jan. 1, 2021, 134 Stat. 4174, 4175.)
Editorial Notes

The text of subsec. (d) of section 2334 of this title, which was transferred to this section and amended by Pub. L. 116–283, § 1812(e), was based on Pub. L. 111–23, title I, § 101(b)(1), May 22, 2009, 123 Stat. 1706; Pub. L. 114–328, div. A, title VIII, § 842(a)(3), (5), (b)(3), (4), Dec. 23, 2016, 130 Stat. 2288–2290.

Prior Provisions

A prior section 3224, act Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 177, related to authorized strength of Army National Guard of United States, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 103–337, div. A, title XVI, §§ 1662(a)(3), 1691, Oct. 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 2988, 3026, effective Dec. 1, 1994. See section 12001 of this title.


2021—Pub. L. 116–283, § 1812(e)(1), (2)(A), transferred subsec. (d) of section 2334 of this title to this section and struck out subsec. (d) designation and heading “Participation, Concurrence, and Approval in Cost Estimation” at beginning.

Par. (3). Pub. L. 116–283, § 1812(e)(2)(B), substituted “section 3221(b)(6) of this title” for “subsection (a)(6)”.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date

Section and amendment by Pub. L. 116–283 effective Jan. 1, 2022, with additional provisions for delayed implementation and applicability of existing law, see section 1801(d) of Pub. L. 116–283, set out as an Effective Date of 2021 Amendment note preceding section 3001 of this title.