National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010/Division A/Title X/Subtitle E

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== SUBTITLE E — STUDIES AND REPORTS ==

Sec. 1051. Report on statutory compliance of the report on the 2009 quadrennial defense review.[edit]

Sec. 1052. Report on the force structure findings of the 2009 quadrennial defense review.[edit]

Sec. 1053. Annual report on the electronic warfare strategy of the Department of Defense.[edit]

Sec. 1054. Study on a system for career development and management of interagency national security professionals.[edit]

(a) Study Required.—
(1) Designation of Executive Agency.—
Not later than 30 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the President shall designate an Executive agency to commission a study of the matters described in subsection (b) by an appropriate independent, nonprofit organization. The designated Executive agency shall select the organization and commission the study not later than 90 days after the date of the enactment of this Act.
(2) Qualifications of Organization Selected.—
The organization selected shall be qualified on the basis of having performed related work in the fields of national security and human capital development, and on the basis of such other criteria as the head of the designated Executive agency may determine.
(b) Matters to Be Examined.—
The study required by subsection (a) shall examine matters pertaining to a system for the development and management of interagency national security professionals including, at a minimum, the following:
(1) Professional Development.—
The skills, education, training, and professional experiences desired in interagency national security professionals at various career stages, as well as the feasibility, benefits, and costs of developing a pool of personnel necessary to enable interagency national security professionals to undertake such professional development opportunities.
(2) Coordination.—
Procedures for ensuring appropriate consistency and coordination among participating Executive agencies, such as methods for identifying positions and personnel that should be included in the system, and coordination of treatment in personnel and human resource systems, including performance review and promotion policies.
(3) Funding.—
Potential mechanisms for funding an interagency national security professional development program.
(4) Military and State and Local Government Personnel.—
The feasibility of integrating, coordinating, or supplementing the systems and requirements regarding experience and education for military officers with an interagency national security professional system, as well as potential means of, and benefits and drawbacks of, including State and local government organizations and personnel in the system.
(5) Incentives to Participate.—
Incentives and requirements that could be implemented to encourage personnel and organizations to fully participate in the system across various career levels.
(6) Current Efforts.—
The effectiveness of, and lessons learned from, major current efforts at developing interagency national security professionals.
(c) Report.—
A report containing the findings and recommendations resulting from the study required by subsection (a), together with any views or recommendations of the President, shall be submitted to Congress not later than December 1, 2010.
(d) Definitions.—
In this section:
(1) The term ‘‘Executive agency’’ has the meaning given such term by section 105 of title 5, United States Code.
(2) The term ‘‘employee’’ has the meaning given such term by section 2105 of title 5, United States Code.
(3) The term ‘‘interagency national security professional’’ means an employee of an Executive agency who plans, coordinates, or participates in activities relating to the national security of the United States that require significant interaction and engagement with other Executive agencies.

Sec. 1055. Report on nuclear aspirations of non-state entities, nuclear weapons and related programs in non-nuclear-weapons states and countries not parties to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, and certain foreign persons.[edit]

Sec. 1056. Comptroller General review of Department of Defense spending in final fiscal quarters.[edit]

Sec. 1057. Report on Air America.[edit]

Sec. 1058. Report on defense travel simplification.[edit]

Sec. 1059. Report on modeling and simulation technological and industrial base.[edit]

Sec. 1060. Report on enabling capabilities for special operations forces.[edit]

Sec. 1061. Additional members and duties for the independent panel to assess the quadrennial defense review.[edit]

Sec. 1062. Congressional earmarks relating to the Department of Defense.[edit]

Sec. 1063. Report on basing plans for certain United States geographic combatant commands.[edit]