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104 STAT. 1646 PUBLIC LAW 101-510—NOV. 5, 1990 "(2) The acquisition career program board of a military department may not waive the requirements of subsection (b)(2)(A)(ii). "(e) MOBILITY STATEMENTS.— (1) The Secretary of Defense is authorized to require civilians in an Acquisition Corps to sign mobility statements. "(2) The Secretary of Defense shall identify which categories of civilians in an Acquisition Corps, as a condition of serving in the Corps, shall be required to sign mobility statements. The Secretary shall make available published information on such identification of categories. "§ 1733. Critical acquisition positions "(a) REQUIREMENT FOR CORPS MEMBER.—On and after October 1, 1993, a critical acquisition position may be filled only by a member of an Acquisition Corps. "(b) DESIGNATION OF CRITICAL ACQUISITION POSITIONS.— (1) The Secretary of Defense shall designate the acquisition positions in the Department of Defense that are critical acquisition positions. Such positions shall include the following: "(A) Any acquisition position which— "(i) in the case of employees, is required to be filled by an employee in a position within grade GS-14 or above of the General Schedule (including an employee covered by chapter 54 of title 5), or in the Senior Executive Service; or "(ii) in the case of members of the armed forces, is required to be filled by a commissioned officer of the Army, Navy, Air Force, or Marine Corps who is serving in the grade of lieutenant colonel, or, in the case of the Navy, commander, or a higher grade. "(B) Other selected acquisition positions not covered by subparagraph (A), including the following: "(i) Program executive officer. "(ii) Program manager of a major defense acquisition program (as defined in section 2430 of this title) or of a significant nonmajor defense acquisition program (as defined in section 1736(a)(3) of this title). "(iii) Deputy program manager of a major defense acquisition program. "(C) Any other acquisition position of significant responsibility in which the primary duties are supervisory or management duties. "(2) The Secretary shall periodically publish a list of the positions designated under this subsection. "§ 1734. Career development " (a) THREE-YEAR ASSIGNMENT PERIOD. —(1) Except as provided under subsection (b), the Secretary of each military department, acting through the service acquisition executive for that department, shall provide that, on and after October 1, 1993, any person who is assigned to a critical acquisition position shall be assigned to the position for not fewer than three years. Except as provided in subsection (d), the Secretary concerned may not reassign a person from such an assignment before the end of the three-year period. "(2) A person may not be assigned to a critical acquisition position unless the person executes a written agreement to remain on active duty (in the case of a member of the armed forces) or to remain in Federal service (in the case of an employee) in that position for at