Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 4.djvu/727

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PUBLIC LAW 103-355—OCT. 13, 1994 108 STAT. 3361 (4) Not later than 45 days after the date of the enactment of the Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act of 1994, the Secretary of Defense shall identify for each defense acquisition program participating in the pilot program quantitative measures and goals for reducing acquisition management costs. (5) For each defense acquisition program participating in the pilot program, the Secretary of Defense shall establish a review process that provides senior acquisition officials with reports on the minimum necessary data items required to ensure the appropriate expenditure of funds appropriated for the program and that— (A) contain essential information on program results at appropriate intervals, including the criteria to be used in measuring the success of the program; and (B) reduce data requirements from the current program review reporting requirements. (c) SPECIAL AUTHORITY. —The authority delegated under subsection (a) may include authority for the Secretary of Defense— (1) to apply any amendment or repeal of a provision of law made in this Act to the pilot programs before the effective date of such amendment or repeal; and (2) to apply to a procurement of items other than commercial items under such programs— (A) any authority provided in this Act (or in an amendment made by a provision of this Act) to waive a provision of law in the case of conmiercial items, and (B) any exception applicable under this Act (or an amendment made by a provision of this Act) in the case of commercial items, before the effective date of such provision (or amendment) to the extent that the Secretary determines necessary to test the application of such waiver or exception to. procurements of items other than commercial items. (d) APPLICABILITY. — (1) Subsection (c) apphes with respect to— (A) a contract that is awarded or modified during the period described in paragraph (2); and (B) a contract that is awarded before the beginning of such period and is to be performed (or may be performed), in whole or in part, during such period. (2) The period referred to in paragraph (1) is the period that begins 45 days after the date of the enactment of this Act and ends on September 30, 1998. (e) RULE OF CONSTRUCTION.— Nothing in this section shall be construed as authorizing the appropriation or obligation of funds for the programs designated for participation in the defense acquisition pilot program under the authority of subsection (a). Subtitle D—Miscellaneous SEC. 6091. VENDOR AND EMPLOYEE EXCELLENCE AWARDS. Section 6(d) of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act (41 U.S.C. 405(d)) is amended— (1) by striking out "and" at the end of paragraph (7); (2) by redesignating paragraph (8) as paragraph (12); and (3) by adding at the end the following new paragraphs: "(8) providing for a Government-wide award to recognize and promote vendor excellence;