About the bill
The Weapon Systems Acquisition Reform Act (formally Weapons Acquisition System Reform Through Enhancing Technical Knowledge and Oversight Act of 2009) was an Act of Congress passed in 2009 that was created to reform the way the Pentagon contracts and purchases major weapons systems. The bill was signed into law on May 22 by President Barack Obama.
The Congressional Budget Office predicted that the reforms would cost US$55 million and should be in place by the end of 2010. The reforms are expected to save millions, perhaps even billions of ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Michigan. Democrat.
Last Updated: Aug 23, 2010
Length: 30 pages
Feb 23, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Enacted — Signed by the President on May 22, 2009
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on May 22, 2009.
This bill incorporates provisions from:
H.R. 2101: Weapons Acquisition System Reform Through Enhancing Technical Knowledge and Oversight Act of 2009
Ordered Reported on May 7, 2009. 38% incorporated. (compare text)
S. 454 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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