Science and Technology Reinvention Laboratory Personnel Management Demonstration Project, Department of Navy, Office of Naval Research
Section 342(b) of Public Law (Pub .L.) 103-337, as amended by section 1114 of Public Law 106-398, authorizes the Secretary of Defense (SECDEF) to conduct personnel management demonstration projects at Department of Defense (DoD) laboratories designated as Science and Technology Reinvention Laboratories (STRLs). Section 1107 of Public Law 110-181, as amended by section 1109 of Public Law 110-417, requires the SECDEF to execute a process and plan to employ the Department's personnel management demonstration project authorities found in section 4703 of title 5, United States Code (U.S.C.) at the STRLs enumerated in section 9902(c)(2) of title 5 U.S.C., as redesignated in section 1105 of Public Law 111-84 and 73 Federal Register (FR) 73248, to enhance the performance of the missions of the laboratories. Section 1107 of Public Law 110-181 further authorizes in subsection 1107(c) that any flexibility available to any demonstration laboratory shall be available for use at any other laboratory as enumerated in section 9902(c)(2) of title 5 U.S.C. The Office of Naval Research (ONR) is listed as one of the designated STRLs. This notice announces the approval of the final personnel demonstration project plan for the ONR. This includes adoption of existing demonstration project flexibilities in other STRL demonstration project plans and any necessary modifications thereto for better conformance to the ONR mission requirements and culture.