C188.8.131.52. The military Departments SAP Central Offices or
OSD-level SAP Central Offices may authorize a Prospective SAP (P-SAP). Upon
authorization, enhanced security measures (i.e., SAP controls) may be applied
to a P-SAP for up to 6 months. The program must be terminated if not submitted
to SAPOC process after 6 months or formally extended by the Director, SAPCO.
Except for minor administrative security operations and maintenance
("O&M") funds needed to maintain security, no direct funding may be
expended on any P-SAP without the required notifications to Congress.
Transitional funds for associated efforts in some instances are
authorized where direct funding is not applicable. In all cases, the Director
or Deputy Director SAPCO must be notified of the establishment or termination
of P-SAPs through the appropriate OSD-level SAP Central Office.