Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 112 Part 3.djvu/511

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PUBLIC LAW 105-262—OCT. 17, 1998 112 STAT. 2341 (B) not later than November 1, 1999, a report on the Deadline, administration of this section for the six-month period ending on September 30, 1999. (2) Each report shall include, for the period covered by the report, the following: (A) The profit and loss status of each working-capital fund activity. (B) The actions taken by the Secretary of each military department to use assessments of surcharges to correct for unbudgeted losses. SEC. 8147. The Secretary of Defense shall establish, through 10 USC 113 note a revised Defense Integrated Military Human Resources System (DIMHRS), a defense reform initiative enterprise pilot program for military manpower and personnel information: Provided, That this pilot program should include all functions and systems currently included in DIMHRS and shall be expanded to include all appropriate systems within the enterprise of personnel, manpower, training, and compensation: Provided further, That in establishing a revised DIMHRS enterprise program for manpower and personnel information superiority the functions of this program shall include, but not be limited to: (1) an analysis and determination of the number and kinds of information systems necessary to support msmpower and personnel within the Department of Defense; and (2) the establishment of programs to develop and implement information systems in support of manpower and personnel to include an enterprise level strategic approach, performsmce and results based management, business process improvement and other non-material solutions, the use of commercial or government off- the-shelf technology, the use of modular contracting as defined by Public Law 104-106, and the integration and consolidation of existing manpower and personnel information systems: Provided further. That the Secretary of Defense shall re-instate fulfillment standards designated as ADS-97 -03-GD, dated January, 1997: Provided further. That the requirements of this section should be Deadline, implemented not later than 6 months after the date of the enactment of this Act. SEC. 8148. (a) The Secretary of Defense, after consultation with the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the military service chiefs, shall conduct a comprehensive reassessment of existing military compensation, benefits, and related programs. The Secretary shall consider the effectiveness of these programs in providing an adequate standard of living and family support for service members and dependents, the current and projected effects of these programs on recruiting and retention of service members, and improvements which could be gained by potential changes in these programs. (b) In conducting this assessment, the Secretary's analysis shall consider, but not be limited to, the following areas: (1) Military pay and benefits, to include special pay and targeted bonus programs; (2) The military retirement system, including an assessment of the effects of the significant changes made to the retirement system in 1986; (3) Health care programs; and (4) Housing, family support, and morale, welfare and recreation programs.