10 U.S. Code § 488 - Management of electromagnetic spectrum
(a) Requirement for Strategic Plan.— Every three years, the Secretary of Defense, in consultation with the Director of National Intelligence and the Secretary of Commerce, shall prepare a strategic plan for the management of the electromagnetic spectrum to ensure the accessibility and efficient use of that spectrum needed to support the national security of the United States. Each such strategic plan shall include each of the following:
(1)An inventory of the uses of the electromagnetic spectrum for national security purposes and other purposes.
(2)An estimate of the need for electromagnetic spectrum for national security and other purposes over each of the periods specified in subsection (b).
(b) Periods Covered by Strategic Plan.— Each strategic plan prepared under subsection (a) shall cover each of the following periods (counting from the date of the issuance of the plan):
(c) Submission of Plan to Congress.—
(1)The Secretary of Defense shall submit to Congress the strategic plan most recently prepared under subsection (a) at the same time that the President submits to Congress the budget for an even-numbered fiscal year under section 1105(a) of title 31.
Source(Added Pub. L. 108–136, div. A, title X, § 1054(a),Nov. 24, 2003, 117 Stat. 1615; amended Pub. L. 113–66, div. A, title X, § 1072(a), (b)(1),Dec. 26, 2013, 127 Stat. 868, 869; Pub. L. 113–291, div. A, title X, § 1071(f)(7),Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 3510.)
2014—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 113–291inserted a comma after “Every three years” in introductory provisions.
2013—Pub. L. 113–66, § 1072(b)(1), struck out “: biennial strategic plan” after “spectrum” in section catchline.
Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 113–66, § 1072(a)(1), substituted “three years” for “other year, and in time for submission to Congress under subsection (b),”, inserted “, in consultation with the Director of National Intelligence and the Secretary of Commerce,” after “Secretary of Defense”, substituted “the national security of the United States. Each such strategic plan shall include each of the following:” for “the mission of the Department of Defense.”, and added pars. (1) to (3).
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 113–66, § 1072(a)(2), added subsec. (b). Former subsec. (b) redesignated (c).
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 113–66, § 1072(a)(3), designated existing provisions as par. (1) and added par. (2).
Pub. L. 113–66, § 1072(a)(2), redesignatedsubsec. (b) as (c).
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