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Ill STAT. 1846 PUBLIC LAW 105-85—NOV. 18, 1997 (A) in subsection (a), by striking out "2403,"; (B) by striking out subsection (c); and (C) by redesignating subsection (d) as subsection (c). 10 USC 2304 SEC. 848. REQUIREMENTS RELATING TO MICRO-PURCHASES. (a) REQUIREMENT.—(1) Not later than October 1, 1998, at least 60 percent of all eligible purchases made by the Department of Defense for an amount less than the micro-purchase threshold shall be made through streamlined micro-purchase procedures. (2) Not later than October 1, 2000, at least 90 percent of all eligible purchases made by the Department of Defense for £m amount less than the micro-purchase threshold shall be made through streamlined micro-purchase procedures. (b) ELIGIBLE PURCHASES.— The Secretary of Defense shall establish which purchases are eligible for purposes of subsection (a). In establishing which purchases are eligible, the Secretary may exclude those categories of purchases determined not to be appropriate or practicable for streamlined micro-purchase procedures. (c) PLAN.— Not later than March 1, 1998, the Secretary of Defense shall provide to the Committee on Armed Services of the Senate and the Committee on National Security of the House of Representatives a plan to implement this section. (d) REPORT. —Not later than March 1 in each of the years 1999, 2000, and 2001, the Secretary of Defense shall submit to the congressional defense committees a report on the implementation of this section. Each report shall include— (A) the total dollar amount of all Department of Defense purchases for an amount less than the micro-purchase threshold in the fiscal year preceding the year in which the report is submitted; (B) the total dollar amount of such purchases that were considered to be eligible purchases; (C) the total amount of such eligible purchases that were made through a streamlined micro-purchase method; and (D) a description of the categories of purchases excluded from the definition of eligible purchases established under subsection (b). (e) DEFINITIONS. —In this section: (1) The term "micro-purchase threshold" has the meaning provided in section 32 of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act (41 U.S.C. 428). (2) The term "streamlined micro-purchase procedures" means procedures providing for the use of the Governmentwide commercial purchase card or any other method for carry- ing out micro-purchases that the Secretary of Defense prescribes in the regulations implementing this subsection. 10 USC 1731 SEC. 849. PROMOTION RATE FOR OFFICERS IN AN ACQUISITION note. CORPS. (a) REVIEW OF ACQUISITION CORPS PROMOTION SELECTIONS.— Upon the approval of the President or his designee of the report of a selection board convened under section 611(a) of title 10, United States Code, which considered members of an Acquisition Corps of a military department for promotion to a grade above 0-4, the Secretary of the military department shall submit a copy of the report to the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Technology for review.