Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 104 Part 3.djvu/304

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104 STAT. 1656 PUBLIC LAW 101-510-NOV. 5, 1990 performance of the Department of Defense and the performance of each military department in carrying out this chapter. "(d) EFFECTIVE DATE. — The requirements of this section shall apply to the years 1991 through 1998. "§ 1763. Reassignment of authority "On and after October 1, 1993, the Secretary of Defense may assign the responsibilities under this chapter of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition to any other civilian official in the Office of the Secretary of Defense who is appointed by the President by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. If the Secretary takes action under the preceding sentence, he may authorize the secretaries of the military departments to assign the responsibilities of a senior acquisition executive under this chapter to any other civilian official in the military department who is appointed by the President by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. "§ 1764. Authority to establish different minimum experience requirements "(a) AUTHORITY.— During the six-year period beginning on October 1, 1992, and ending on September 30, 1998, the Secretary of Defense may prescribe a different minimum number of years of experience to be required for eligibility for appointment to an acquisition position referred to in subsection (b) than is required for such position under or pursuant to any provision of this chapter. Any requirement prescribed under this section for a position referred to in any paragraph of subsection (b) shall be applied uniformly to all positions referred to in such paragraph. "(b) APPLICABILITY.—Th is section applies to the following acquisition positions in the Department of Defense: "(1) Contracting officer. "(2) Program executive officer. "(3) Senior contracting official. "(c) OPM APPROVAL.— The Secretary of Defense shall submit any requirement with respect to civilian employees that is prescribed under this section 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. "(d) REPORT.— The Secretary of Defense shall notify Congress of each requirement prescribed under subsection (a) together with his reasons for prescribing such requirement.". (b) CLERICAL AMENDMENT.— The tables of chapters at the beginning of subtitle A of title 10, United States Code, and at the beginning of part II of such subtitle are each amended by striking ^ out the item relating to chapter 85 and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "87. Defense Acquisition Workforce 1701". SEC. 1203. SPECIAL PAY FOR CERTAIN OFFICERS HOLDING CRITICAL AC- QUISITION POSITIONS. (a) AUTHORITY FOR SPECIAL PAY. —(1) Chapter 5 of title 37, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new section: