H.R. 6494 (111th): To amend the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010 to improve the Littoral Combat Ship ...

...program of the Navy.

111th Congress, 2009–2010. Text as of Dec 22, 2010 (Referred to Senate Committee).

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111th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 6494

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

December 16, 2010

Received

December 22, 2010

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services

AN ACT

To amend the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010 to improve the Littoral Combat Ship program of the Navy.

1.

Littoral combat ship program

(a)

Contract authority

Subsection (a) of section 121 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010 (Public Law 111–84; 123 Stat. 2211) is amended—

(1)

in paragraph (1)—

(A)

by striking ten Littoral Combat Ships and 15 Littoral Combat Ship ship control and weapon systems and inserting 20 Littoral Combat Ships, including any ship control and weapon systems the Secretary determines necessary for such ships,; and

(B)

by striking a contract and inserting one or more contracts; and

(2)

in paragraph (2), by striking liability to and inserting liability of.

(b)

Technical data package

Subsection (b)(2)(A) of such section is amended by striking a second shipyard, as soon as practicable and inserting another shipyard to build a design specification for that Littoral Combat Ship.

(c)

Limitation of costs

Subsection (c)(1) of such section is amended by striking awarded to a contractor selected as part of a procurement and inserting under a contract.

Passed the House of Representatives December 15, 2010.

Lorraine C. Miller,

Clerk.