H.R.6494 - To amend the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010 to improve the Littoral Combat Ship program of the Navy.111th Congress (2009-2010)
Text: H.R.6494 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)
Referred in Senate (12/22/2010)
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[Congressional Bills 111th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H.R. 6494 Referred in Senate (RFS)] 111th CONGRESS 2d Session H. R. 6494 _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES December 16, 2010 Received December 22, 2010 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services _______________________________________________________________________ AN ACT To amend the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010 to improve the Littoral Combat Ship program of the Navy. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. LITTORAL COMBAT SHIP PROGRAM. (a) Contract Authority.--Subsection (a) of section 121 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010 (Public Law 111-84; 123 Stat. 2211) is amended-- (1) in paragraph (1)-- (A) by striking ``ten Littoral Combat Ships and 15 Littoral Combat Ship ship control and weapon systems'' and inserting ``20 Littoral Combat Ships, including any ship control and weapon systems the Secretary determines necessary for such ships,''; and (B) by striking ``a contract'' and inserting ``one or more contracts''; and (2) in paragraph (2), by striking ``liability to'' and inserting ``liability of''. (b) Technical Data Package.--Subsection (b)(2)(A) of such section is amended by striking ``a second shipyard, as soon as practicable'' and inserting ``another shipyard to build a design specification for that Littoral Combat Ship''. (c) Limitation of Costs.--Subsection (c)(1) of such section is amended by striking ``awarded to a contractor selected as part of a procurement'' and inserting ``under a contract''. Passed the House of Representatives December 15, 2010. Attest: LORRAINE C. MILLER, Clerk.