Acquisition Reform in House- and Senate- Passed Versions of the FY2016 National Defense Authorization Act (H.R. 1735) [July 2, 2015] [open pdf - 288KB]
"For purposes of this analysis, CRS [Congressional Research Service] selected 35 sections of the House-passed version of FY2016 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) (H.R. 1735), and 47 sections of the Senate-passed version of FY2016 NDAA (also H.R. 1735) that appear closely linked to the respective committee's efforts to reform the acquisition system (excluding Sense of Congress).1 Each section is identified as fitting into one (or more) of the following four overarching categories: 1. gathering information for future action, 2. streamlining the current process, 3. improving the effectiveness of the current process, and/or 4. improving the performance of the workforce (through recruitment, professional development, or empowering decision-making)."
CRS Report for Congress, R44096