[USC02] 41 USC Subtitle I, Division B, CHAPTER 13, SUBCHAPTER II: CHIEF ACQUISITION OFFICERS COUNCIL
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41 USC Subtitle I, Division B, CHAPTER 13, SUBCHAPTER II: CHIEF ACQUISITION OFFICERS COUNCIL
From Title 41—PUBLIC CONTRACTSSubtitle I—Federal Procurement PolicyDivision B—Office of Federal Procurement PolicyCHAPTER 13—ACQUISITION COUNCILS

SUBCHAPTER II—CHIEF ACQUISITION OFFICERS COUNCIL

§1311. Establishment and membership

(a) Establishment.—There is in the executive branch a Chief Acquisition Officers Council.

(b) Membership.—The members of the Council are—

(1) the Deputy Director for Management of the Office of Management and Budget;

(2) the Administrator;

(3) the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics;

(4) the chief acquisition officer of each executive agency that is required to have a chief acquisition officer under section 1702 of this title and the senior procurement executive of each military department; and

(5) any other senior agency officer of each executive agency, appointed by the head of the agency in consultation with the Chairman of the Council, who can effectively assist the Council in performing the functions set forth in section 1312(b) of this title and supporting the associated range of acquisition activities.


(c) Leadership and Support.—

(1) Chairman.—The Deputy Director for Management of the Office of Management and Budget is the Chairman of the Council.

(2) Vice chairman.—The Vice Chairman of the Council shall be selected by the Council from among its members. The Vice Chairman serves for one year and may serve multiple terms.

(3) Leader of activities.—The Administrator shall lead the activities of the Council on behalf of the Deputy Director for Management.

(4) Support.—The Administrator of General Services shall provide administrative and other support for the Council.

(Pub. L. 111–350, §3, Jan. 4, 2011, 124 Stat. 3694.)

Historical and Revision Notes
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Section

Source (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
1311(a) 41:414b(a). Pub. L. 93–400, §16A(a)–(c), as added Pub. L. 108–136, title XIV, §1422(a), Nov. 24, 2003, 117 Stat. 1668.
1311(b) 41:414b(b)(1) (words before comma), (2)–(5).
1311(c)(1) 41:414b(b)(1) (words after comma).
1311(c)(2) 41:414b(c)(2).
1311(c)(3) 41:414b(c)(1).
1311(c)(4) 41:414b(c)(3).

§1312. Functions

(a) Principal Forum.—The Chief Acquisition Officers Council is the principal interagency forum for monitoring and improving the Federal acquisition system.

(b) Functions.—The Council shall perform functions that include the following:

(1) Develop recommendations for the Director of the Office of Management and Budget on Federal acquisition policies and requirements.

(2) Share experiences, ideas, best practices, and innovative approaches related to Federal acquisition.

(3) Assist the Administrator in the identification, development, and coordination of multiagency projects and other innovative initiatives to improve Federal acquisition.

(4) Promote effective business practices that ensure the timely delivery of best value products to the Federal Government and achieve appropriate public policy objectives.

(5) Further integrity, fairness, competition, openness, and efficiency in the Federal acquisition system.

(6) Work with the Office of Personnel Management to assess and address the hiring, training, and professional development needs of the Federal Government related to acquisition.

(7) Work with the Administrator and the Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council to promote the business practices referred to in paragraph (4) and other results of the functions carried out under this subsection.

(Pub. L. 111–350, §3, Jan. 4, 2011, 124 Stat. 3694.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised

Section

Source (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
1312(a) 41:414b(d). Pub. L. 93–400, §16A(d), (e), as added Pub. L. 108–136, title XIV, §1422(a), Nov. 24, 2003, 117 Stat. 1668.
1312(b) 41:414b(e).