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S. 2955: Department of Defense Improved Hiring Act


The text of the bill below is as of Oct 7, 2021 (Introduced).


II

117th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 2955

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

October 7, 2021

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

A BILL

To amend title 10, United States Code, to make permanent the direct hire authority of the Secretary of Defense for domestic defense industrial base facilities, the Major Range and Test Facilities Base, and the Office of the Director of Operational Test and Evaluation.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Department of Defense Improved Hiring Act.

2.

Making permanent the direct hire authority for domestic defense industrial base facilities, the Major Range and Test Facilities Base, and the Office of the Director of Operational Test and Evaluation

(a)

Codification of section 1125 of FY 2017 NDAA

Chapter 81 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end a new section consisting of—

(1)

a heading as follows:

1599j.

Direct hire authority for domestic defense industrial base facilities, the Major Range and Test Facilities Base, and the Office of the Director of Operational Test and Evaluation

;

and
(2)

a text consisting of the text of section 1125 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 (10 U.S.C. 1580 note prec.).

(b)

Conforming amendments in connection with codification

Section 1599j of title 10, United States Code, as added by subsection (a), is amended—

(1)

in subsection (a)—

(A)

by striking During each of fiscal years 2017 through 2025, the Secretary and inserting The Secretary; and

(B)

by striking United States Code,; and

(2)

in subsection (b)—

(A)

by striking During fiscal years 2017 through 2021, the Secretary and inserting The Secretary; and

(B)

by striking United States Code,.

(c)

Clerical amendment

The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 81 of such title is amended by adding at the end the following new item:

1599j. Direct hire authority for domestic defense industrial base facilities, the Major Range and Test Facilities Base, and the Office of the Director of Operational Test and Evaluation.

.

(d)

Conforming repeal

Section 1125 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 (10 U.S.C. 1580 note prec.) is repealed.