DATE: November 25, 2003

SUBJECT: Enactment of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2004

AGENCIES: Department of Defense (DOD)

ACTION: Editor's Analysis

SYNOPSIS: On November 24, 2003, President Bush signed Public Law 108-136, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2004, which contains several acquisition-related provisions, including the Services Acquisition Reform Act of 2003 (SARA).

ANALYSIS: The following are some of the key acquisition-related provisions of the Fiscal Year 2004 Defense Authorization Act:

TITLE VIII -- Acquisition Policy, Acquisition Management, and Related Matters
(all provisions in Title VIII apply to DOD only unless otherwise indicated):

TITLE XIV -- Services Acquisition Reform (SARA)
(all provisions in Title XIV apply governmentwide unless otherwise indicated):

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