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TITLE VIII--ACQUISITION POLICY, ACQUISITION MANAGEMENT, AND RELATED MATTERS

Subtitle G Governmentwide Acquisition Improvements

DHNDAA Section

Senate Armed Services Report 110-335

SEC. 885. PROCUREMENT BY STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS OF EQUIPMENT FOR HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE ACTIVITIES THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE.

(a) Expansion of Procurement Authority to Include Equipment for Homeland Security and Emergency Response Activities-

(1) PROCEDURES- Subsection (a)(1) of section 381 of title 10, United States Code, is amended--

(A) in subsection (a)(1)--

(i) in the matter preceding subparagraph (A)--

(I) by striking `law enforcement'; and

(II) by inserting `, homeland security, and emergency response' after `counter-drug';

(ii) in subparagraph (A)--

(I) in the matter preceding clause (i), by inserting `, homeland security, or emergency response' after `counter-drug'; and

(II) in clause (i), by striking `law enforcement';

(iii) in subparagraph (C), by striking `law enforcement' each place it appears; and

(iv) in subparagraph (D), by striking `law enforcement'.

(2) GSA CATALOG- Subsection (c) of such section is amended--

(A) by striking `law enforcement'; and

(B) by inserting `, homeland security, and emergency response' after `counter-drug'.

(3) DEFINITIONS- Subsection (d) of such section is amended--

(A) in paragraph (2), by inserting `or emergency response' after `law enforcement' both places it appears; and

(B) in paragraph (3)--

(i) by striking `law enforcement';

(ii) by inserting `, homeland security, and emergency response' after `counter-drug'; and

(iii) by inserting `and, in the case of equipment for homeland security activities, may not include any equipment that is not found on the Authorized Equipment List published by the Department of Homeland Security' after `purposes'.

(b) Clerical Amendments-

(1) HEADING AMENDMENT- The heading of such section is amended to read as follows:
-`Sec. 381. Procurement of equipment by State and local governments through the Department of Defense: equipment for counter-drug, homeland security, and emergency response activities'.

(2) TABLE OF SECTIONS- The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 18 of such title is amended by striking the item relating to section 381 and inserting the following new item:

`381. Procurement of equipment by State and local governments through the Department of Defense: equipment for counter-drug, homeland security, and emergency response activities.'.

Procurement by State and local governments of equipment for homeland security and emergency response activities through the Department of Defense (sec. 1031)

The committee recommends a provision that would expand the categories of equipment that may be purchased through the Department of Defense (DOD) by State and local governments to include consequence management equipment for homeland security and emergency response activities, as requested by DOD.

 

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