PUBLIC LAW 107-368—DEC. 19, 2002 116 STAT. 3057 IS as (2) CONTENTS OF PLAN.— Section 201(a)(2) of the National Science Foundation Authorization Act of 1998 (42 U.S.C. 18621(a)(2)) is amended— (A) in subparagraph (A), by striking "(1);" and inserting "(1), including costs for instrumentation development;"; (B) in subparagraph (B), by striking "and" after the semicolon; (C) in subparagraph (C), by striking "construction." and inserting "construction;"; and (D) by adding at the end the following: "(D) for each project funded under the major research equipment and facilities construction account— "(i) estimates of the total project cost (from planning to commissioning); and "(ii) the source of funds, including Federal funding identified by appropriations category and non-Federal funding; "(E) estimates of the full life-cycle cost of each national research facility; "(F) information on any plans to retire national research facilities; and "(G) estimates of funding levels for grants supporting research that will be conducted using each national research facility. ". (3) DEFINITION. —Section 2 of the National Science Foundation Authorization Act of 1998 (42 U.S.C. 1862k note) amended— (A) by redesignating paragraphs (3) through (5) paragraphs (4) through (6), respectively; and (B) by inserting after paragraph (2) the following: "(3) FULL LIFE-CYCLE COST. — The term 'full life-cycle cost' means all costs of planning, development, procurement, construction, operations and support, and shut-down costs, without regard to funding source and without regard to what entity manages the project or facility involved.". (c) PROJECT MANAGEMENT.—No national research facility project funded under the major research equipment and facilities construction account shall be managed by an individual whose appointment to the Foundation is temporary. (d) BOARD APPROVAL OF MAJOR RESEARCH EQUIPMENT AND FACILITIES PROJECTS. — (1) IN GENERAL.— The Board shall explicitly approve any project to be funded out of the major research equipment and facilities construction account before any funds may be obligated from such account for such project. (2) REPORT.— Not later than September 15 of each fiscal year, the Board shall report to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the Senate, the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions of the Senate, and the Committee on Science of the House of Representatives on the conditions of any delegation of authority under section 4 of the National Science Foundation Act of 1950 (42 U.S.C. 1863) that relates to funds appropriated for any project in the major research equipment and facilities construction account. (e) NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES STUDY ON MAJOR RESEARCH EQUIPMENT AND FACILITIES CONSTRUCTION.— Deadline. Deadlines.
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