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The Defense Appropriations Act for FY 2009 (Public Law 110-329) did not reenact the provisions contained in the FY 2008 Act (Section 8068(c)).
As stated in the DoD CIO Memorandum, Clinger-Cohen Act (CCA) Compliance of Major Automated Informations (MAIS) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2009, March 24, 2009, DoD Component CIOs will, however, follow the guidance in Enclosure 5 to the DoD Instruction 5000.02, Operation of Defense Acquisition System, dated December 8, 2008, which states that for all programs that acquire information technology (IT), including a National Security System (NSS), at any Acquisition Category level, the Milestone Decision Authority shall not initiate a program or an increment of a program, or approve entry into any phase of the acquistion process, and the DoD Component shall not award a contract until:
News: Risk-based Oversight for Title 40/CCA Compliance: This policy memorandum implements a risk-based approach for oversight of the requirements of Subtitle III of Title 40 of the United States Code (formally Division E of the Clinger-Cohen Act of 1996) for Major Automated Information Systems (MAISs) and Major Defense Acquisition Programs (MDAPS) in the Department of Defense. This policy is part of the evolving implementation of Title 40/CCA aimed at De-centralizing oversight, maximizing up-front involvement in the Information Technology (IT) investment process, and alleviating redundancies. Download the Policy.
Overview: The Clinger-Cohen Act Implementation Special Interest Area is dedicated to collecting and disseminating information about the Clinger-Cohen Act (CCA). CCA is a law that codifies best practices for the Program Management of IT Programs, and applies to all IT systems including National Security Systems (NSS). The requirement for CCA confirmation includes all ACAT programs.
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