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110 STAT. 3009-365 PUBLIC LAW 104-208—SEPT. 30, 1996 SEC. 639. Section 608 of Public Law 104-52 is amended in the first sentence by inserting before the period, ", including Federal records disposed of pursuant to a records schedule". 40 USC 1411 SEC. 640. In reviewing and analyzing the contracting out, note. outsourcing or privatization of business and administrative functions, and in implementing 40 U.S.C. sections 1413 and 1423, and other provisions, in title LI of the NationsQ Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 1996 (the Information Technology Msmagement Reform Act)-- (1) the Director of the Office of Management and Budget and the heads of the executive agencies may have studies, analyses, reviews and other management assistance performed by the private sector; (2) the reviews, Einalyses, and studies called for by 40 U.S.C. section 1413(b)(2)(B) and (C) shall be completed and reported to the Agency Head within 180 days, or less measured from when a study ansQysis or review is initiated unless the Agency Head determines additional time is needed; (3) in accordance with principles and rules governing organizational conflicts of interest, persons involved in a particular study may not compete for any work that is to be or is outsourced as a result of that study; and (4) this section will apply with respect to studies occurring on or after the date of enactment of this subsection and completed before September 1, 1999 and the Comptroller General of the United States shall review and provide an assessment of this program by Janusiry 1, 1999. SEC. 641. (a) SECTION 1—AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.— Section 8(a)(1) of the Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989 (5 U.S.C. 5509 note, Public Law 101-12, April 10, 1989, 103 Stat. 34, as amended Public Law 103-424, Section 1, October 29, 1994, 108 Stat. 4361), is amended by striking the words: "1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, and 1997," and inserting in lieu thereof "1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, and 2002". 5 USC 5509 note. (b) SECTION 2—EFFECTIVE DATE. —T his Act shall take effect on October 1, 1998. SEC. 642. (a) SECTION 1. — AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIA- TIONS. —Section 8(a)(1) of the Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989 (5 U.S.C. 5509 note; Public Law 103-424; 103 Stat. 34) is amended by striking out: "1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, and 1997," and inserting in lieu thereof "1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, and 2002". 5 USC 5509 note. (b) SECTION 2—^EFFECTIVE DATE.—This Act shall take effect on October 1, 1998. SEC. 643. MODIFICATIONS OF NATIONAL COMMISSION ON RESTRUCTURING THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE. —(a) QUORUM. — Paragraph (4) of section 637(b) of the Treasury, Postal Service, and General Government Appropriations Act, 1996 (Public Law 26 USC 7801 104-52, 109 Stat. 510) is amended by striking "Seven" and inserting note. "Nine". (b) CO-CHAIRS. — (1) IN GENERAL. —Paragraph (3) of section 637(b) of such Act is amended— (A) by striking "a Chairman" and inserting "Co- Chairs", and (B) by striking "Chairman" in the heading and inserting "Co-Chairs".