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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1987

101 STAT. 1122

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PUBLIC LAW 100-180—DEC. 4, 1987 (d) CONDUCT OF TEST AND EVALUATION PHASE.—Section 704 of the

National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1987 is further amended— (1) by redesignating subsection (e) as subsection (h); and (2) by striking out subsection (d) and inserting in lieu thereof the following new subsections: "(d) CONDUCT OF TEST AND EVALUATION PHASE OF COMPOSITE HEALTH CARE SYSTEM.—(1) The Secretary shall conduct the oper-

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ational test and evaluation phase of the Composite Health Care System at no fewer than six sites. "(2) Of the amounts authorized to be appropriated to the Department of Defense for fiscal years 1988 and 1989 by the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 1988 and 1989, the amounts authorized to be appropriated to carry out such operational test and evaluation phase are $92,000,000 for fiscal year 1988 and $88,500,000 for fiscal year 1989. "(e) REPORT BY SECRETARY.—After the operational test and evaluation phase referred to in subsection (d) is completed, the Secretary shall submit to the Armed Services Committees a report which— ^ "(1) analyzes the results of the operational test and evaluation phase; "(2) analyzes the results of the Veterans' Administration J demonstration project referred to in subsection (c); "(3) analyzes the costs and benefits of the Composite Health Care System for Levels I, II, and IID in combination and for Level III on a module by module basis, based on operational experience at the sites at which the operational test and evaluation phase is carried out; and "(4) contains a plan for full production of a medical information system for use in all military medical treatment facilities, based on an analysis of costs and benefits within any cost limitations that may be applicable to the program at the time the report is submitted. "(f) REPORT BY COMPTROLLER GENERAL.—The Comptroller General shall monitor the conduct of the operational test and evaluation phase referred to in subsection (d) and related Composite Health Care System acquisition activities. Not later than the end of the 30day period beginning on the date that the Armed Services Committees receive the report submitted by the Secretary under subsection (e), the Comptroller General shall submit to the Armed Services Committees a report evaluating— "(1) the results of the operational test and evaluation phase; and "(2) the competitive acquisition process the Secretary is folt lowing in awarding a contract for full production of a medical information system for use in all military medical treatment facilities. "(g) LIMITATION ON AWARDING CONTRACT FOR FULL PRODUCTION OF MEDICAL INFORMATION SYSTEM.—The Secretary may not award a

contract for full production of a medical information system for use in all military medical treatment facilities until— "(1) the Armed Services Committees receive the report submitted by the Secretary under subsection (e); and "(2) 30 days elapse after the Armed Services Committees 1 receive the report submitted by the Comptroller General under subsection(f).. ... .*=..,.^.