PUBLIC LAW 109–364—OCT. 17, 2006
120 STAT. 2357
‘‘(B) to the extent applicable, relevant program elements should be consolidated into the program element required by subparagraph (A); and ‘‘(C) the Office executes its responsibilities through this program element. ‘‘(2) The Office shall manage the program element required by paragraph (1)(A).’’. (2) CLERICAL AMENDMENT.—The item relating to that section in the table of sections at the beginning of chapter 135 of such title is amended to read as follows: ‘‘2273a. Operationally Responsive Space Program Office.’’.
(c) PLAN FOR OPERATIONALLY RESPONSIVE SPACE.— (1) PLAN REQUIRED.—Not later than 120 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Defense shall submit to the congressional defense committees a report setting forth a plan for the acquisition by the Department of Defense of capabilities for operationally responsive space to support military users and military operations. (2) ELEMENTS.—The plan required by paragraph (1) shall include the following: (A) An identification of the roles and missions of each military department, Defense Agency, and other component or element of the Department of Defense for the fulfillment of the mission of the Department with respect to operationally responsive space. (B) An identification of the capabilities required by the Department to fulfill such mission during the period covered by the current future-years defense program submitted to Congress pursuant to section 221 of title 10, United States Code, and an additional 10-year period. (C) A description of the chain of command and reporting structure of the Operationally Responsive Space Program Office established under section 2273a of title 10, United States Code, as amended by subsection (b). (D) A description of the classification of information required for the Operationally Responsive Space Program Office in order to ensure that the Office carries out its responsibilities under such section 2273a in a proper and efficient manner. (E) A description of the acquisition policies and procedures applicable to the Operationally Responsive Space Program Office, including a description of any legislative or administrative action necessary to provide the Office additional acquisition authority to carry out its responsibilities. (F) A schedule for the implementation of the plan and the establishment of the Operationally Responsive Space Program Office. (G) The funding and personnel required to implement the plan over the course of the current future-years defense program. (H) A description of any additional authorities and programmatic, organizational, or other changes necessary to ensure that the Operationally Responsive Space Program Office can successfully carry out its responsibilities.
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