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House Proceeding on Sep 27th, 2008 :: 0:37:52 to 0:39:55
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Eleanor Holmes Norton

0:34:19 to 0:37:52( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Eleanor Holmes Norton

Eleanor Holmes Norton

0:37:41 to 0:37:52( Edit History Discussion )

Eleanor Holmes Norton: which their use is phased out in the department of defense. this bill creates a statute -- in statute the position of chief acquisitions officer and requires that it be filled with a fullya qualified individual

John Boozman

0:37:52 to 0:38:05( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: who can, at the commandant's choosing, be a civilian member of the senior executive service or a uniform member of the coast guard, but who must have level three acquisitions qualifications and 10

John Boozman

0:37:52 to 0:39:55( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John Boozman

John Boozman

0:38:05 to 0:38:18( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: years of experience managing acquisition efforts. the bill requires independent third-party certification of assets and requires that appropriate testing be performed on asset designs so that problems

John Boozman

0:38:18 to 0:38:34( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: can be identified before construction of an asset begins. it also requires a regular submission of acquisition programs program reviews to congress including notification of cost overruns and schedule

John Boozman

0:38:34 to 0:38:51( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: delays so that congress is aware of emerge ing issues before, before they become a cries crises.cr in short, this bill brings commonsense oversight and management reform measures, many of them based on

John Boozman

0:38:51 to 0:39:13( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: current practices within d.o.d. to the coast guard, it also requires strict and appropriate accountability from the service and demands that it be an effective and efficient steward of our taxpayers'

John Boozman

0:39:13 to 0:39:25( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: hard-earned dollars. all of these measures are critical to ensure ing that through the remain remaining deep water pro-ciewrmt procurements, there are 32,000 men who are called to assemble at the coast guard's

John Boozman

0:39:25 to 0:39:37( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: deepwater program and the way the coast guard oversees, manages and carries out the program as the service takes on the lead system integrater responsibilities. i do have some concerns, as i mentioned,

John Boozman

0:39:37 to 0:39:55( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: that relative to the requirement over the lead st ystem integraters being assumed by the coast guard within 180 day of an ectment but i'm go pg to tell that you that really w yas the last piece of

Eleanor Holmes Norton

0:39:55 to 0:40:11( Edit History Discussion )

Eleanor Holmes Norton: our negotiation and again, as the chairman of the full com mittee and the chairman of the subcommittee, we could have gone to that t meeting and they could have said, that's nice that you have concerned

Eleanor Holmes Norton

0:39:55 to 0:44:27( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Eleanor Holmes Norton

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