Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 104 Part 3.djvu/363

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PUBLIC LAW 101-510—NOV. 5, 1990 104 STAT. 1715 sented in the annual Five Year Defense Program Procurement Annex prepared by the Department of Defense.". (b) FURTHER RESTATEMENTS OF EXISTING LAW. —(1) Chapter 3 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by inserting after section 123 the following new section: "§ 123a. Suspension of end-strength limitations in time of war or national emergency "If at the end of any fiscal year there is in effect a war or national emergency, the President may defer the effectiveness of any endstrength limitation with respect to that fiscal year prescribed by law for any military or civilian component of the armed forces or of the Department of Defense. Any such deferral may not extend beyond November 30 of the following fiscal year.". (2) Such chapter is further amended by inserting after section 129 the following new section: "§129a. General personnel policy "The Secretary of Defense shall use the least costly form of personnel consistent with military requirements and other needs of the Department. In developing the annual personnel authorization requests to Congress and in carrying out personnel policies, the Secretary shall— "(1) consider particularly the advantages of converting from one form of personnel (military, civilian, or private contract) to another for the performance of a specified job; and "(2) include in each manpower requirements report submitted under section 115a of this title a complete justification for converting from one form of personnel to another.". (c) CLERICAL AMENDMENTS. — (1) The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 2 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by striking out the item relating to section 115 and inserting in lieu thereof the following new items: "115. Personnel strengths: requirement for annual authorization. "115a. Annual manpower requirements report. "115b. Annual report on National Guard and reserve component equipment.". (2) The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 3 of such title is amended— (A) by inserting after the item relating to section 123 the following new item: "123a. Suspension of end-strength limitations in time of war or national emergency."; and (B) by inserting after the item relating to section 129 the following new item: "129a. General personnel policy.". SEC. 1484. TECHNICAL AND CLERICAL AMENDMENTS (a) DUPLICATE SECTION NUMBERS.— The second section 1592 of title 10, United States Code (added by section 501(a) of Public Law 101- 193), is redesignated as section 1596, and the item relating to that section in the table of sections at the beginning of chapter 81 of such title is revised to reflect such redesignation. (b) OBSOLETE PROVISIONS. — (1) Section 130 of title 10, United States Code, is amended—