100 STAT. 3341-135
PUBLIC LAW 99-591—OCT. 30, 1986
"(c) GuiDEUNES.—The Secretary of Defense shall issue guidelines governing the management of defense enterprise programs. Such guidelines shall include the following requirements: "(1) The Secretary concerned shall designate a program executive officer for each program. "(2) The program manager for each program shall report with respect to such program directly, without intervening review or approval, to the program executive officer for the program. "(3) The program executive officer for a program shall report with respect to such program directly, without intervening review or approval, to the senior procurement executive of the military department concerned designated pursuant to section 16(3) of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act (41 U.S.C. 414(3)). "(4) The program executive officer to whom a defense enterprise program manager reports shall evaluate the job performance of such manager on an annual basis. In conducting an evaluation under this paragraph, a program executive officer ',* shall consider the extent to which the manager has achieved the objectives of the program for which the manager is responsible, including quality, timeliness, and cost objectives. "(5) The manager of a defense enterprise program shall be authorized staff positions for a technical staff, including experts in business management, contracting, auditing, engineering, testing, and logistics. "(d) APPLICABLE RULES AND REGULATIONS.—(1) Except as specified
by the senior procurement executive of the military department concerned, a defense enterprise program shall not be subject to any regulation, policy, directive, or administrative rule or guideline relating to the acquisition activities of the Department of Defense other than the Federal Acquisition Regulation and the Department of Defense supplement to the Federal Acquisition Regulation. "(2) Paragraph (1) shall not be construed to limit or modify the application of Federal legislation relating to the acquisition activities of the Department of Defense. "(3) In this subsection the term 'Federal Acquisition Regulation' has the meaning given such term in section 2320(a)(4) of this title.". (2) The table of sections at the beginning of such chapter is amended by adding after the item relating to section 2435 (as added by section 904) the following new item: "2436. Defense enterprise programs.".
(b) The Secretary of each military department shall designate for fiscal year 1988 not less than three defense acquisition programs under the jurisdiction of the Secretary to participate in the program described in section 2436(a) of title 10, United States Code (as added by subsection (a)(1)). SEC. 906. MILESTONE AUTHORIZATION OF DEFENSE ENTERPRISE PROGRAMS.
(a) IN GENERAL.—(1) Chapter 144 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by adding after section 2436 (as inserted by section 905) the following new section: "§ 2437. Defense enterprise programs: milestone authorization "(a) DESIGNATION OF PARTICIPATING PROGRAMS.—(1) The Secretary
of Defense may designate defense enterprise programs in each