IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
August 5, 2021
Mr. Hawley introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services
To require annual reports and briefings on the Global Force Management Allocation Plan.
This Act may be cited as the
Global Force Management Oversight Act of 2021.
Annual report and briefing on Global Force Management Allocation Plan
In this section:
Congressional defense committees
The term congressional defense committees has the meaning given that term in section 101(a)(16) of title 10, United States Code.
The term Secretary means the Secretary of Defense.
Not later than April 1 each year, the Secretary shall submit to the congressional defense committees a report on the Global Force Management Allocation Plan.
Each report submitted under paragraph (1) shall include the following:
A detailed description of the Global Force Management Allocation Plan as originally approved by the Secretary for—
the preceding calendar year; and
the calendar year during which the report is submitted.
A detailed description of any differences between the actual allocations of forces or final laydown of forces at the end of the preceding calendar year and the allocations of forces and laydown of forces stipulated in the Global Force Management Allocation Plan for that calendar year.
A list of all requests for forces made by the geographic combatant commands in the preceding calendar year, including a description of each request and a justification for the approval, denial, or deferral of the request.
Each report submitted under this subsection shall be submitted in unclassified form, but may include a classified annex.
Not later than 30 days after the date on which each report under subsection (b) is submitted, the Secretary shall provide to the congressional defense committees a classified briefing on the contents of the report.