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TITLE IX DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subtitle A Department of Defense Management

NDAA Section

House Conference Report 110-477

SEC. 905. REVISION IN GUIDANCE RELATING TO COMBATANT COMMAND ACQUISITION AUTHORITY.

    Subparagraph (B) of section 905(b)(1) of the John Warner National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2007 (Public Law 109-364; 120 Stat. 2353) is amended by striking `and mutually supportive of'.

Revision in guidance relating to combatant command acquisition authority (sec. 905)

The House bill contained a provision (sec. 907) that would modify existing law to eliminate the requirement that the acquisition programs of U.S. Special Operations Command support the acquisition priorities of the respective services. The House provision would also revise the consultation requirement between defense agencies and military departments.

The Senate amendment contained no similar provision.

The Senate recedes with an amendment that would strike the revision in the consultation requirement contained in section 907(b).

House Armed Services Committee Report 110-146

SECTION 907--ACQUISITION PARITY FOR SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND

This section would modify existing law to eliminate the requirement that the acquisition programs of U.S. Special Operations Command support the acquisition priorities of the respective military services. This section would further modify the consultation requirement to ensure that the DOD senior acquisition official takes steps to encourage the heads of defense agencies to support the priorities of the respective military departments.

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