United States Code
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Unfunded priorities of the national technology and industrial base: annual report
Not later than 10 days after the date on which the budget of the President for a fiscal year is submitted to Congress pursuant to section 1105 of title 31, the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment shall submit to the Secretary of Defense, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the congressional defense committees a report on the unfunded priorities to address gaps or vulnerabilities in the national technology and industrial base.
Each report under subsection (a) shall specify, for each unfunded priority covered by such report, the following:
A summary description of such priority, including the objectives to be achieved if such priority is funded (whether in whole or in part).
The additional amount of funds recommended in connection with the objectives under subparagraph (A).
Account information with respect to such priority, including the following (as applicable):
Line Item Number (LIN) for applicable procurement accounts.
Program Element (PE) number for applicable research, development, test, and evaluation accounts.
Sub-activity group (SAG) for applicable operation and maintenance accounts.
Each report shall present the unfunded priorities covered by such report in order of urgency of priority.
In this section, the term “unfunded priority”, in the case of a fiscal year, means a program, activity, or mission requirement of the national technology and industrial base that—
is not funded in the budget of the President for the fiscal year as submitted to Congress pursuant to section 1105 of title 31;
is necessary to address gaps or vulnerabilities in the national technology and industrial base; and
would have been recommended for funding through the budget referred to in paragraph (1) if—
additional resources had been available for the budget to fund the program, activity, or mission requirement; or
the program, activity, or mission requirement had emerged before the budget was formulated.
cite as: 10 USC 4815