Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 104 Part 3.djvu/299

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PUBLIC LAW 101-510—NOV. 5, 1990 104 STAT. 1651 "(B) in the case of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, only to the Director of Acquisition, Education, Training, and Career Development. "(d) OPM APPROVAL.— The Secretary of Defense shall submit any requirement with respect to civilian employees established under this subchapter to the Director of the Office of Personnel Management for approval. If the Director does not disapprove the requirement within 30 days after the date on which the Director receives the requirement, the requirement is deemed to be approved by the Director. "SUBCHAPTER IV—EDUCATION AND TRAINING "Sec. "1741. Policies and programs: establishment and implementation. . "1742. Intern program. "1743. Cooperative education program. " 1744. Scholarship program. "1745. Additional education and training programs available to acquisition personnel. "1746. Defense acquisition university structure. "§ 1741. Policies and programs: establishment and implementation "(a) POLICIES AND PROCEDURES. —The Secretary of Defense shall establish policies and procedures for the establishment and implementation of the education and training programs authorized by this subchapter. "(b) FUNDING LEVELS.— The Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition each year shall recommend to the Secretary of Defense the funding levels to be requested in the defense budget to implement the education and training programs under this subchapter. The Secretary of Defense shall set forth separately the funding levels requested for such programs in the Department of Defense budget justification documents submitted in support of the President's budget submitted to Congress under section 1105 of title 31. "(c) PROGRAMS.—The Secretary of each military department, acting through the service acquisition executive for that department, shall establish and implement the education and training programs authorized by this subchapter. In carrying out such requirement, the Secretary concerned shall ensure that such programs are established and implemented throughout the military department concerned and, to the maximum extent practicable, uniformly with the programs of the other military departments. "§ 1742. Intern program "The Secretary of Defense shall require that each military department conduct an intern program for purposes of providing highly qualified and talented individuals an opportunity for accelerated promotions, career broadening assignments, and specified training to prepare them for entry into the Acquisition Corps. "§ 1743. Cooperative education program "The Secretary of Defense shall require that the Secretary of each military department conduct a department-wide cooperative education credit program under which students are employed by the Department of Defense in acquisition positions. Under the program, the Secretary shall enter into cooperative arrangements with one or more accredited institutions of higher education which provide for