Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 116 Part 4.djvu/205

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PUBLIC LAW 107-314—DEC. 2, 2002 116 STAT. 2633 (2) The table of sections at the beginning of such chapter is amended by adding at the end the following new item; "2787. Reports of survey.". (b) EXTENSION TO MEMBERS OF NAVY AND MARINE CORPS OF PAY DEDUCTION AUTHORITY PERTAINING TO DAMAGE OR REPAIR OF ARMS AND EQUIPMENT. —Section 1007(e) of title 37, United States Code, is amended by striking "Army or the Air Force" and inserting "Army, Navy, Air Force, or Marine Corps". (c) REPEAL OF SUPERSEDED PROVISIONS.—(1) Sections 4835 and 9835 of title 10, United States Code, are repealed. (2) The tables of sections at the beginning of chapters 453 and 953 of such title are amended by striking the items relating to sections 4835 and 9835, respectively. (d) EFFECTIVE DATE. —The amendments made by this section lo use 2787 shall apply with respect to the loss, spoilage, unserviceability, °ote. unsuitability, or destruction of, or damage to, property of the United States under the control of the Department of Defense occurring on or after the effective date of regulations prescribed pursuant to section 2787 of title 10, United States Code, as added by subsection (a). SEC. 1007. IMPROVEMENTS IN PURCHASE CARD MANAGEMENT. (a) PURCHASE CARD MANAGEMENT IMPROVEMENTS.—Section 2784 of title 10, United States Code, is amended— (1) in subsection (a), by striking ", acting through the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller),"; and (2) by adding at the end of subsection (b) the following: "(7) That periodic reviews are performed to determine whether each purchase card holder has a need for the purchase card. "(8) That the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Inspector General of the Army, the Naval Inspector General, and the Inspector General of the Air Force perform periodic audits to identify— "(A) potentially fraudulent, improper, and abusive uses of purchase cards; "(B) any patterns of improper card holder transactions, such as purchases of prohibited items; and "(C) categories of purchases that should be made by means other than purchase cards in order to better aggregate purchases and obtain lower prices. "(9) That appropriate training is provided to each purchase card holder and each official with responsibility for overseeing the use of purchase cards issued by the Department of Defense. "(10) That the Department of Defense has specific policies regarding the number of purchase cards issued by various organizations and categories of organizations, the credit limits authorized for various categories of card holders, and categories of employees eligible to be issued purchase cards, and that those policies are designed to minimize the financial risk to the Federal Government of the issuance of the purchase cards and to ensure the integrity of purchase card holders. "(c) PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS. — The regulations prescribed under subsection (a) shall— "(1) provide for appropriate adverse personnel actions or other punishment to be imposed in cases in which employees