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110 STAT. 394 PUBLIC LAW 104-106—FEB. 10, 1996 which the agreement is entered into and each Department of Defense contract that is awarded to the contractor during the term of the agreement. (e) REPORTS.— Not later than one year after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Defense shall submit to the congressional defense committees a report setting forth— (1) the number of applications received and the number of applications approved for defense capability preservation agreements; and (2) any changes to the authority in this section that the Secretary recommends to further facilitate the policy set forth in section 2501(b) of title 10, United States Code. SEC. 809. SUBCONTRACTS FOR OCEAN TRANSPORTATION SERVICES. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, neither section 901(b) of the Merchant Marine Act, 1936 (46 U.S.C. 1241(b)) nor section 2631 of title 10, United States Code, shall be included before May 1, 1996, on any list promulgated under section 34(b) of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act (41 U.S.C. 430(b)). SEC. 810. PROMPT RESOLUTION OF AUDIT RECOMMENDATIONS. Section 6009 of the Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act of 5 USC app.5 1994 (Public Law 103-355; 108 Stat. 3367) is amended to read note. as follows: "SEC. 6009. PROMPT MANAGEMENT DECISIONS AND IMPLEMENTA- TION OF AUDIT RECOMMENDATIONS. "(a) MANAGEMENT DECISIONS.— (1) The head of a Federal agency shall make management decisions on all findings and recommendations set forth in an audit report of the inspector general of the agency within a maximum of six months after the issuance of the report. "(2) The head of a Federal agency shall make management decisions on all findings and recommendations set forth in an audit report of any auditor from outside the Federal Government within a maximum of six months after the date on which the head of the agency receives the report. "(b) COMPLETION OF FINAL ACTION. —The head of a Federal agency shall complete final action on each management decision required with regard to a recommendation in an inspector general's report under subsection (a)(1) within 12 months after the date of the inspector general's report. If the head of the agency fails to complete final action with regard to a management decision within the 12-month period, the inspector general concerned shall identify the matter in each of the inspector general's semiannual reports pursuant to section 5(a)(3) of the Inspector General Act of 1978 (5 U.S.C. App.) until final action on the management decision is completed.". SEC. 811. TEST PROGRAM FOR NEGOTIATION OF COMPREHENSIVE SUBCONTRACTING PLANS. (a) REVISION OF AUTHORITY.—Subsection (a) of section 834 of National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 1990 and 1991 (15 U.S.C. 637 note) is amended by striking out paragraph (1) and inserting in lieu thereof the following: Establishment. "(1) The Secretary of Defense shall establish a test program under which contracting activities in the military departments and the Defense Agencies are authorized to undertake one or more