H. R. 5197

To amend title 10, United States Code, to require the submission of an annual budget submission display for operation and maintenance accounts of the Department of Defense, and for other purposes.

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115 HR 5197 IH: To amend title 10, United States Code, to require the submission of an annual budget submission display for operation and maintenance accounts of the Department of Defense, and for other purposes.

U.S. House of Representatives

2021-09-10

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117th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 5197

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 10, 2021

Mr. Bacon

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the

Committee on Armed Services

A BILL

To amend title 10, United States Code, to require the submission of an annual budget submission display for operation and maintenance accounts of the Department of Defense, and for other purposes.

1.

Budget justification for operation and maintenance

(a)

Subactivity group by future years

Section 233 of title 10, United States Code, is amended—

(1)

by redesignating subsection (c) as subsection (e); and

(2)

by inserting after subsection (b) the following new subsection (c):

(c)

Subactivity groups

The Secretary of Defense, in consultation with the Secretary of each of the military departments, shall include in the materials submitted to Congress by the Secretary of Defense in support of the President’s budget, in an unclassified format, the total amount projected for each individual subactivity group, as detailed in the future years defense program pursuant to section 221 of this title.

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(b)

Budget submission display

Section 233 of title 10, United States Code, is further amended by inserting after subsection (c), as added by subsection (a), the following new subsection:

(d)

Budget display

The Secretary of Defense, in consultation with the Secretary of each of the military departments, shall include in the O&M justification documents a budget display to provide for discussion and evaluation of the resources required to meet material readiness objectives, as identified in the metrics required by section 118 of this title, together with any associated risks to the supply chain. For each major weapon system, by designated mission design series, variant, or class, the budget display required under this subsection for the budget year shall include each of the following:

(1)

The material availability objective established in accordance with the requirements of section 118 of this title.

(2)

The funds obligated by subactivity group within the operation and maintenance accounts for the second fiscal year preceding the budget year for the purpose of achieving the material readiness objectives identified in accordance with section 118 of this title.

(3)

The funds estimated to be obligated by subactivity group within the operation and maintenance accounts for the fiscal year preceding the budget year for the purpose of achieving the material readiness objectives identified in accordance with section 118 of this title.

(4)

The funds budgeted and programmed across the future years defense program within the operation and maintenance accounts by subactivity group for the purpose of achieving the material readiness objectives identified in accordance with section 118 of this title.

(5)

A narrative discussing the performance of the Department against established material readiness objectives for each major weapon system by mission design series, variant, or class.

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(c)

Implementation deadline

The Secretary of Defense shall ensure that the budget display requirements required under the amendments made by this section are included in the budget request for fiscal year 2023 and all fiscal years thereafter.

(d)

Conforming Repeal

Section 357 of the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (

Public Law 115–232

;

10 U.S.C. 221

note) is repealed.