10 USC 4820: National technology and industrial base plans, policy, and guidance
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10 USC 4820: National technology and industrial base plans, policy, and guidance Text contains those laws in effect on June 15, 2024
From Title 10-ARMED FORCESSubtitle A-General Military LawPART V-ACQUISITIONSubpart I-Defense Industrial BaseCHAPTER 382-POLICIES AND PLANNING

§4820. National technology and industrial base plans, policy, and guidance

(a) In General.-The Secretary of Defense shall prescribe regulations requiring consideration of the national technology and industrial base, in accordance with the strategy required by section 4811 of this title, in the development and implementation of acquisition plans for each major defense acquisition program.

(b) Acquisition Policy and Guidance.-The Secretary of Defense shall develop and promulgate acquisition policy and guidance to the service acquisition executives, the heads of the appropriate Defense Agencies and Department of Defense Field Activities, and relevant program managers. Such policy and guidance shall be germane to the use of the research and development, manufacturing, and production capabilities identified pursuant to chapters 381 through 385 and chapter 389 of this title and the technologies, companies, laboratories, and factories in specific Department of Defense research and development, international cooperative research, procurement, and sustainment activities.

(Added Pub. L. 102–484, div. D, title XLII, §4216(b)(1), Oct. 23, 1992, 106 Stat. 2669 , §2440; amended Pub. L. 109–364, div. A, title X, §1071(a)(17), Oct. 17, 2006, 120 Stat. 2399 ; Pub. L. 112–239, div. A, title XVI, §1603(c), Jan. 2, 2013, 126 Stat. 2063 ; Pub. L. 116–283, div. A, title VIII, §846(b)(1), title XVIII, §1847(b)(2)(A), Jan. 1, 2021, 134 Stat. 3768 , 4253; renumbered §4820 and amended Pub. L. 117–81, div. A, title XVII, §1701(s)(1)(A), (2)(A), (C), Dec. 27, 2021, 135 Stat. 2149 ; Pub. L. 118–31, div. A, title XVIII, §1801(a)(36), Dec. 22, 2023, 137 Stat. 685 .)


Editorial Notes

Codification

Amendments made by section 1701(s)(2)(A), (C) of Pub. L. 117–81 were directed to the Code directly, but probably should have been directed to title XVIII of Pub. L. 116–283 in line with other amendments made by section 1701 of Pub. L. 117–81 that were effective as if included in that title.

Amendments

2023-Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 118–31 substituted "chapters 381 through 385 and chapter 389 of this title" for "subchapters 381 through 385 and subchapter 389 of this title".

2021-Pub. L. 117–81, §1701(s)(2)(A), renumbered section 2440 of this title as this section. See Codification note above.

Pub. L. 116–283, §1847(b)(2)(A), which directed transfer of the text of section 2440 of this title to section 4211(c)(3) of this title instead of this section, was repealed by Pub. L. 117–81, §1701(s)(1)(A).

Pub. L. 116–283, §846(b)(1)(B), (C), designated existing provisions as subsec. (a), inserted heading, and added subsec. (b).

Pub. L. 116–283, §846(b)(1)(A), amended section catchline generally. Prior to amendment, section catchline read as follows: "Technology and industrial base plans".

Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 117–81, §1701(s)(2)(C)(i), substituted "section 4811" for "section 2501". See Codification note above.

Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 117–81, §1701(s)(2)(C)(ii), substituted "subchapters 381 through 385 and subchapter 389" for "chapter 148". See Codification note above.

2013-Pub. L. 112–239 inserted ", in accordance with the strategy required by section 2501 of this title," after "base".

2006-Pub. L. 109–364 substituted "industrial base plans" for "Industrial Base Plans" in section catchline.


Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries

Effective Date of 2021 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 117–81 applicable as if included in the enactment of title XVIII of Pub. L. 116–283 as enacted, see section 1701(a)(2) of Pub. L. 117–81, set out in a note preceding section 3001 of this title and note below.

Amendment by section 1847(b)(2)(A) of Pub. L. 116–283 effective Jan. 1, 2022, with additional provisions for delayed implementation and applicability of existing law, see section 1801(d) of Pub. L. 116–283, set out as a note preceding section 3001 of this title.