SEC. 884. MOTOR CARRIER FUEL
(a) Pass Through to Cost Bearer-
The Secretary of Defense shall take appropriate actions to
ensure that, to the maximum extent practicable, in all carriage
contracts in which a fuel-related adjustment is provided for,
any fuel-related adjustment is passed through to the person who
bears the cost of the fuel that the adjustment relates to.
(b) Use of Contract Clause- The actions taken by the Secretary
under subsection (a) shall include the insertion of a contract
clause, with appropriate flow-down requirements, into all
contracts with motor carriers, brokers, or freight forwarders
providing or arranging truck transportation or services in which
a fuel-related adjustment is provided for.
(c) Disclosure- The Secretary shall publicly disclose any
decision by the Department of Defense to pay fuel-related
adjustments under contracts (or a category of contracts) covered
by this section.
(d) Report- Not later than 270 days after the date of the
enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall submit to the
committees on Armed Services of the Senate and the House of
Representatives a report on the actions taken in accordance with
the requirements of subsection (a).