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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

102 STAT. 1996

Reports.

PUBLIC LAW 100-456—SEPT. 29, 1988

"(A) the accounting and financial reporting principles, standards, and requirements established by the Comptroller General under section 3511 of title 31; and "(B) the internal control standards established by the Comptroller General under section 3512 of title 31. "(2) Such systems shall provide for— "(A) complete, reliable, consistent, and timely information which is prepared on a uniform basis and which is responsive to the financial information needs of department management; "(B) the development and reporting of cost information; "(C) the integration of accounting and budgeting information; and "(D) the systematic measurement of performance. "(c) The Assistant Secretary shall maintain a five-year plan describing the activities the Department of the Air Force proposes to conduct over the next five fiscal years to improve financial management. Such plan shall be revised annually. "(d) The Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management shall transmit to the Secretary of the Air Force a report each year on the activities of the Assistant Secretary during the preceding year. Each such report shall include a description and analysis of the status of Department of the Air Force financial management.". (3) The table of sections at the beginning of such chapter is amended by adding at the end the following new item: "8022. Financial management.". (d) NUMBER OF ASSISTANT SECRETARIES IN THE DEPARTMENT OF THE

10 USC 8016. 10 USC 3016 note. 10 USC 8016 note.

AIR FORCE.—Section 8016(a) of such title is amended by striking out "three" and inserting in lieu thereof "four". (e) EFFECTIVE DATES.—(1) The amendments made by subsections (a) and (b) shall take effect on January 20, 1989. (2) The amendments made by subsections (c) and (d) shall take effect on July 1, 1989, except that such amendments shall take effect on such earlier date, but not before January 21, 1989, as may be prescribed by the President in advance by Executive order. SEC. 703. GENERAL COUNSELS OF MILITARY DEPARTMENTS (a) REQUIREMENT FOR ADVICE AND CONSENT OF SENATE.—Sections

3019, 5019, and 8019 of title 10, United States Code, are each amended by inserting ", by and with the advice and consent of the Senate" after "President". 5 USC 5316 note. 0^) PAY GRADE.—Notwithstanding section 5316 of title 5, United States Code, the General Counsel of each of the military departments shall be paid at the highest rate of basic pay payable under section 5382 of title 5, United States Code, to a member of the Senior Executive Service. 10 USC 3019 (c) APPLICABILITY.—The amendments made by this section shall note. apply to appointments made under sections 3019, 5019, and 8019, respectively, of title 10, United States Code, on and after the date of the enactment of this Act. 10 USC 1251 note.

SEC. 704. DEFERRAL OF RETIREMENT DATE FOR CHAIRMAN OF THE JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF

Notwithstanding the limitation contained in the first sentence of subsection (b) of section 1251 of title 10, United States Code, the President may defer until October 1, 1989, the retirement of the