“The first report submitted by the Secretary under section 8168(a) of title 38, United States Code, as added by paragraph (1), shall include a summary of those measures the Secretary is taking to address the following recommendations from the February 9, 2012, audit report of the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General on enhanced-use leases under subchapter V of chapter 81 of title 38, United States Code:
Improve standards to ensure complete lease agreements are negotiated in line with strategic goals of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Institute improved policies and procedures to govern activities such as monitoring enhanced-use lease projects and calculating, classifying, and reporting on enhanced-use lease benefits and expenses.
Recalculate and update enhanced-use lease expenses and benefits reported in the most recent Enhanced-Use Lease Consideration Report of the Department.
Establish improved oversight mechanisms to ensure major enhanced-use lease project decisions are documented and maintained in accordance with policy.
Establish improved criteria to measure timeliness and performance in enhanced-use lease project development and execution.
Establish improved criteria and guidelines for assessing projects to determine whether they are or remain viable candidates for enhanced-use leases.”