Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 112 Part 3.djvu/117

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PUBLIC LAW 105-261—OCT. 17, 1998 112 STAT. 1947 SEC. 212. FUTURE AIRCRAFT CARRIER TRANSITION TECHNOLOGIES. Of the funds authorized to be appropriated under section 201(2) for Carrier System Development (program element 0603512N), $50,000,000 shall be available only for research, development, test, evaluation, and incorporation into the CVN-77 nuclear aircraft carrier program of technologies designed to transition to, demonstrate enhanced capabilities for, or mitigate cost and technical risks of, the CV(X) aircraft carrier program. SEC. 213. MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM. (a) REQUIREMENTS RELATING TO COMPETITION.—Subsection (d)(1) of section 2525 of title 10, United States Code, is amended— (1) by striking out "(1) Competitive" and inserting in lieu thereof "(1)(A) In accordance with the policy stated in section 2374 of this title, competitive"; and (2) by adding at the end the following new subparagraph: "(B) For each grant awarded and each contract, cooperative agreement, or other transaction entered into on a cost-share basis under the program, the ratio of contract recipient cost to Government cost shall be determined by competitive procedures. For a project for which the Government receives an offer from only one offeror, the contracting officer shall negotiate the ratio of contract recipient cost to Government cost that represents the best value to the Government.". (b) REQUIREMENTS RELATING TO COST SHARE WAIVERS. — Subsection (d)(2) of such section is amended— (1) by redesignating subparagraphs (A), (B), and (C) as clauses (i), (ii), and (iii), respectively; (2) by inserting "(A)" after "(2)"; and (3) by adding at the end the following new subparagraphs: "(B) For any grant awarded or contract, cooperative agreement, or other transaction entered into on a basis other than a costsharing basis because of a determination made under subparagraph (A), the transaction file for the project concerned must document the rationale for the determination. "(C) The Secretary of Defense may delegate the authority to make determinations under subparagraph (A) only to the Under , Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Technology or a service acquisition executive, as appropriate.". i (c) COST SHARE GOAL.— Subsection (d) of such section is amended— (1) by striking out paragraph (4); and (2) in paragraph (3)— (A) by striking out "At least" and inserting in lieu thereof "As a goal, at least"; (B) by striking out "shall" and inserting in lieu thereof "should"; and (C) by adding at the end the following: 'The Secretary of Defense, in coordination with the Secretaries of the military departments and upon recommendation of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Technology, shall establish annual objectives to meet such goal.". (d) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN FIVE-YEAR PLAN. —Subsection (e)(2) of such section is amended to read as follows: "(2) The plan shall include the following: "(A) An assessment of the effectiveness of the program.