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Secretary of Defense shall develop a plan for an improved system for the management of technical data relating to any major system of the Department of Defense. At a minimum, the management plan shall address procedures for
(A) indexing, storing, and updating items of technical data in a system;
(B) developing, to the maximum extent practicable, a centralized system to identify the repository within the department responsible for technical data relating to an item and the extent of the data on file in that repository with respect to that item; and
(C) assuring that those parties otherwise entitled to receive technical data will have timely access to complete and current technical data.
(2) Not later than 5 years after the date of the enactment of this Act [October 19, 1984], the Secretary shall complete implementation of the management plan required to be developed by paragraph (1).
(3) Not later than 18 months after the date of the enactment of this Act [October 19, 1984], the Comptroller General of the United States shall transmit to Congress a report evaluating the plan developed by the Secretary of Defense under paragraph (1).
(b) Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act [October 19, 1984], the Secretary of Defense shall transmit to the Committees on Armed Services of the Senate and House of Representatives a plan to improve substantially the computer capability of each of the military departments and of the Defense Logistics Agency to store and access rapidly data that is needed for the efficient procurement of supplies. The plan shall provide for a computer data base that includes price and procurement history, item identification, sources of supply, and other relevant information. The plan shall specify a schedule for the implementation of the improvements, the projected cost of implementation of the improvements, and such other recommendations as the Secretary of Defense considers appropriate to accomplish the improvements.
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION ACT, 1984
(Public Law 98-94, approved Sept. 24, 1983)
TITLE XII-GENERAL PROVISIONS
PART B-DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE MANAGEMENT MATTERS
REGULATIONS RELATING TO INCREASES IN PRICES FOR SPARE PARTS AND REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT
SEC. 1215. [10 U.S.C. 2452 note] (a) Not later than 120 days after the date of the enactment of this Act [September 24, 1983], the Secretary of Defense shall issue regulations which
(1) except as provided in clause (2), prohibit the purchase of any spare part or replacement equipment when the price of such part or equipment, since a time in the past specified by the Secretary (in terms of days or months) or since the most recent purchase of such part or equipment by the Department of Defense, has increased in price by a percentage in excess of a percentage threshold specified by the Secretary in such regulations, and
(2) permit the purchase of such spare part or equipment (notwithstanding the prohibition contained in clause (1)) if the contracting officer for such part or equipment certifies in writing to the head of the procuring activity before the purchase is made that
(A) such officer has evaluated the price of such part or equipment and concluded that the increase in the price of such part or equipment is fair and reasonable, or
(B) the national security interests of the United States require that such part or equipment be purchased despite the increase in price of such part or equipment.
(b)(1) The Secretary shall publish the regulations issued under this section in the Federal Register.
(2) The Secretary may provide in such regulations for the waiver of the prohibition in subsection (a)(1) and compliance with the requirements of subsection (a)(2) in the case of a purchase of any spare part or replacement equipment made or to be made through competitive procedures.
(c) Not less than 30 days before the Secretary publishes such regulations in accordance with subsection (b), the Secretary shall submit the text of the proposed regulations to the Committees on Armed Services of the Senate and House of Representatives.
SELECTED PROVISIONS OF DEFENSE APPROPRIATIONS
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 1995
(P.L. 103-335, approved Sept. 30, 1994)
SEC. 8001. No part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall be used for publicity or propaganda purposes not authorized by the Congress.
SEC. 8007. Using funds available by this Act or any other Act, the Secretary of the Air Force, pursuant to a determination under section 2690 of title 10, United States Code, may implement costeffective agreements for required heating facility modernization in the Kaiserslautern Military Community in the Federal Republic of Germany: Provided, That in the City of Kaiserslautern such agreements will include the use of United States anthracite as the base load energy for municipal district heat to the United States Defense installations: Provided further, That at Landstuhl Army Regional Medical Center and Ramstein Air Base, furnished heat may be obtained from private, regional or municipal services, if provisions are included for the consideration of United States coal as an energy source.
SEC. 8010. None of the funds provided in this Act shall be available to initiate (1) a multiyear contract that employs economic order quantity procurement in excess of $20,000,000 in any one year of the contract or that includes an unfunded contingent liability in excess of $20,000,000, or (2) a contract for advance procurement leading to a multiyear contract that employs economic order quantity procurement in excess of $20,000,000 in any one year, unless the Committees on Appropriations and Armed Services of the Senate and House of Representatives have been notified at least thirty days in advance of the proposed contract award: Provided, That no part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall be available to initiate a multiyear contract for which the economic order quantity advance procurement is not funded at least to the limits of the Government's liability: Provided further, That no part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall be available to initiate multiyear procurement contracts for any systems or compo