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S. 2656: Global Force Management Oversight Act of 2021


The text of the bill below is as of Aug 5, 2021 (Introduced).


II

117th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 2656

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

August 5, 2021

introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services

A BILL

To require annual reports and briefings on the Global Force Management Allocation Plan.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Global Force Management Oversight Act of 2021.

2.

Annual report and briefing on Global Force Management Allocation Plan

(a)

Definitions

In this section:

(1)

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.

(2)

Secretary

The term Secretary means the Secretary of Defense.

(b)

Report

(1)

In general

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.

(2)

Elements

Each report submitted under paragraph (1) shall include the following:

(A)

A detailed description of the Global Force Management Allocation Plan as originally approved by the Secretary for—

(i)

the preceding calendar year; and

(ii)

the calendar year during which the report is submitted.

(B)

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.

(C)

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.

(3)

Form

Each report submitted under this subsection shall be submitted in unclassified form, but may include a classified annex.

(c)

Briefing

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.