Defense bill sets DOD on path to reform key budget and planning processes

By Tony Bertuca / December 8, 2021 at 6:00 AM
House and Senate lawmakers have unveiled a final fiscal year 2022 defense authorization bill that would establish a new commission tasked with reforming the Pentagon's decades-old "planning, programming budgeting and execution" process. The new 14-member PPBE Reform Commission will be composed of experts not currently employed by the government, according to the bill. Commissioners, who must be named within 30 days of the bill's enactment, will be appointed by the defense secretary, House and Senate leadership as well as the...

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