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112 STAT. 2088 PUBLIC LAW 105-261—OCT. 17, 1998 10 USC 2220 note. Deadline. National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1994 (Public Law 103-160; 107 Stat. 1720; 31 U.S.C. 1535 note) to— (1) cover any purchase described in subsection (b) that is greater than the micro-purchase threshold; and (2) provide for a streamlined method of compliance for any such purchase that is not greater than the simplified acquisition threshold. (b) DESCRIPTION OF PURCHASES. —A purchase referred to in subsection (a) is a purchase of goods or services for one agency of the Department of Defense by any other agency under a task or delivery order contract entered into by the other agency under section 2304a of title 10, United States Code, or section 303H of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 (41 U.S.C. 253h). (c) 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 "simplified acquisition threshold" has the meaning provided in section 4 of such Act (41 U.S.C. 403). (d) TERMINATION.—T h is section shall cease to be effective 1 year after the date on which final regulations prescribed pursuant to subsection (a) take effect. SEC. 815. SUPERVISION OF DEFENSE ACQUISITION UNIVERSITY STRUCTURE BY UNDER SECRETARY OF DEFENSE FOR ACQUISITION AND TECHNOLOGY. Section 1702 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following: "The Under Secretary shall prescribe policies and requirements for the educational programs of the defense acquisition university structure established under section 1746 of this title.". SEC. 816. PILOT PROGRAMS FOR TESTING PROGRAM MANAGER PERFORMANCE OF PRODUCT SUPPORT OVERSIGHT RESPONSIBILITIES FOR LIFE CYCLE OF ACQUISITION PROGRAMS. (a) DESIGNATION OF PILOT PROGRAMS.—The Secretary of Defense, acting through the Secretaries of the military departments, shall designate 10 acquisition programs of the military departments as pilot programs on program manager responsibility for product support. (b) RESPONSIBILITIES OF PROGRAM MANAGERS.— The program manager for each acquisition program designated as a pilot program under this section shall have the responsibility for ensuring that the product support functions for the program are properly carried out over the entire life cycle of the program. (c) REPORT. —Not later than February 1, 1999, the Secretary of Defense shall submit to the congressional defense committees a report on the pilot programs. The report shall contain the following: (1) A description of the acquisition programs designated as pilot programs under subsection (a). (2) For each such acquisition program, the specific management actions taken to ensure that the program manager has the responsibility for oversight of the performance ^ the product support functions.