Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 4.djvu/104

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108 STAT. 2738 PUBLIC LAW 103-337 —OCT. 5, 1994 October 23, 1992) shall be regarded as surplus property. Upon certification by the Secretary to the Administrator of General Services that the property is being used by the borrowing educational institution or training school for a purpose consistent with that for which the property was loaned, the Administrator may authorize the conveyance of all right, title, and interest of the United States in such property to the borrower if the borrower agrees to accept the property. The Administrator may require any additional terms and conditions in connection with a conveyance so authorized that the Administrator considers appropriate to protect the interests of the United States. SEC. 380. OPERATION OF OVERSEAS FACILITIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE BY UNITED STATES FIRMS. (a) SENSE OF CONGRESS.—I t is the sense of Congress that, to the maximum extent practicable, the Secretary of Defense should give a preference to United States firms in the award of contracts to operate Department of Defense facilities not in the United States that provide goods and services to members of the Armed Forces and the dependents of such members. (b) DEFINITION.— In this section, the term "United States firm" has the meaning given such term in section 2532(d)(1) of title 10, United States Code. 10 USC 113 note. SEC. 381. REQUIREMENTS FOR AUTOMATED INFORMATION SYSTEMS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE. (a) DETERMINATION REQUIRED. —(1) Not later than March 15 in each of 1995, 1996, and 1997, the Secretary of Defense shall— (A) determine whether each automatea information system described in paragraph (2) meets the requirements set forth in subsection (b); and (B) take appropriate action to end the modernization or development by the Department of Defense of any such system that the Secretary determines does not meet such requirements. (2) An automated information system referred to in paragraph (1) is an automated information system— (A) that is undergoing modernization or development by the Department of Defense; (B) that exceeds $50,000,000 in value; and (C) that is not a migration system, as determined by the Enterprise Integration Executive Board of the Department of Defense. (b) REQUIREMENTS.—The use of an automated information system by the Department of Defense shall— (1) contribute to the achievement of Department of Defense strategies for the use of automated information systems; (2) as determined by the Secretary, provide an acceptable benefit from the investment in the system or make a substantial contribution to the performance of the defense mission for which the system is used; (3) comply with Department of Defense directives applicable to life cycle management of automated information systems; and (4) be based on guidance developed under subsection (c). (c) GUIDANCE FOR USE.— The Secretary of Defense shall develop guidance for the use of automated information systems by the Department of Defense. In developing the guidance, the Secretary shall consider the following: