Text: H.R.6187 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (09/22/2010)


111th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 6187


To direct the Secretary of the Army to seek to enter into certain contracts regarding roller systems.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 22, 2010

Mr. Taylor (for himself, Mr. Skelton, Mr. Jones, and Mr. Bartlett) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services


A BILL

To direct the Secretary of the Army to seek to enter into certain contracts regarding roller systems.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Self-protective adaptive roller kit II system.

(a) Purchase or lease of technical data package.—Not later than 10 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, and in accordance with subsection (b)(2), the Secretary of the Army shall seek to enter into a contract with Pearson Engineering Limited of Newcastle, the United Kingdom, for the purchase or unlimited lease of the self-protective adaptive roller kit II system technical data package.

(b) Procurement of system.—

(1) PRODUCTION.—Not later than three days after the date on which the Secretary enters into a contract under subsection (a), the Secretary shall seek to enter into contracts to procure the self-protective adaptive roller kit II system with any domestic manufacturer with capacity to produce such system.

(2) TERMINATION OF PEARSON CONTRACTS.—If no contract is entered into under paragraph (1) by the date that is 30 days after the date on which the Secretary enters into a contract under subsection (a), the Secretary shall terminate—

(A) the contract entered into under subsection (a); and

(B) any contract entered into by the Secretary with Pearson Engineering Limited with respect to the self-protective adaptive roller kit II system.

(c) Panama City generation three.—

(1) FAILURE TO ENTER INTO TECHNICAL DATA PACKAGE CONTRACT.—If no contract is entered into under subsection (a) by the date that is 30 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary, in coordination with the Secretary of the Navy, shall seek to enter into contracts to procure the Panama City generation three roller system.

(2) FAILURE TO ENTER INTO PRODUCTION CONTRACT.—If no contract is entered into under subsection (b)(1) by the date that is 30 days after the date on which the Secretary enters into a contract under subsection (a), the Secretary, in coordination with the Secretary of the Navy, shall seek to enter into contracts to procure the Panama City generation three roller system.

(d) Rapid Acquisition Authority.—

(1) IN GENERAL.—Except as otherwise provided in this section, the Secretary shall carry out this section in accordance with section 807 of the Bob Stump National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003 (Public Law 107–314; 10 U.S.C. 2302 note).

(2) DETERMINATION.—For purposes of section 807(c)(1) of such Act, the self-protective adaptive roller kit II system technical data package, the self-protective adaptive roller kit II system, and the Panama City generation three roller system are deemed to have been determined in writing by the Secretary of Defense as being urgently needed to eliminate a combat capability deficiency that has resulted in combat fatalities.

(3) FUNDING.—For purposes of section 807(c)(3) of such Act—

(A) funds used to enter into a contract under this section shall not apply to the $100,000,000 aggregate amount; and

(B) the Secretary may use any funds available to the Department of Defense for any fiscal year to enter into a contract under this section.

(4) QUANTITY.—Section 807(f) of such Act shall not apply to self-protective adaptive roller kit II systems or Panama City generation three roller systems procured under this section.

(e) Waiver.—The Secretary of Defense may waive the requirements under this Act to seek to enter into contracts if the Secretary—

(1) determines that entering into such contracts will result in unnecessary combat casualties; and

(2) submits to the congressional defense committees a written notification of such determination, including the reasons supporting such determination.

(f) Definitions.—In this section:

(1) The term “congressional defense committees” has the meaning given that term in section 101(a)(16) of title 10, United States Code.

(2) The term “self-protective adaptive roller kit II system technical data package” means the technical drawings, specifications, and other engineering data necessary for the production of the self-protective adaptive roller kit II system.