SEC. 1088. DISPOSAL OF IPV4 ADDRESSES. (a) Disposal Required.-- (1) In general.--Not later than 10 years after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Defense shall sell all of the IPv4 addresses described in subsection (b) at fair market value. The net proceeds collected from a sale under this section shall be deposited in the General Fund of the Treasury. (2) Deadlines for certain blocks.--Of the IPv4 addresses described in subsection (b), the Secretary of Defense shall sell in accordance with paragraph (1)-- (A) one block referred to in such subsection, or an equivalent number of IPv4 addresses, by not later than two years after the date of the enactment of this Act; and (B) one additional such block, or an equivalent number of IPv4 addresses, by not later than three years after the date of the enactment of this Act. (b) IPv4 Addresses.--The IPv4 addresses described in this subsection are all IPv4 addresses assigned to any agency or entity of the Department of Defense, including all addresses contained in blocks 184.108.40.206/8, 220.127.116.11/8, 18.104.22.168/8, 22.214.171.124/8, 126.96.36.199/8, 188.8.131.52/8, 184.108.40.206/8, 220.127.116.11/8, 18.104.22.168/8, 22.214.171.124/8, 126.96.36.199/8, 188.8.131.52/ 8, and 184.108.40.206/8. (c) Report to Congress.-- (1) In general.--Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall submit to the congressional defense committees a report that includes each of the following: (A) A description of the measures taken by the Secretary regarding the disposal of the IPv4 addresses described in subsection (b). (B) An accounting of the total IPv4 address holdings of the Department of Defense, as of the date of the submittal of the report. (C) A description of any legacy systems of the Department that are dependent on the IPv4 addresses described in subsection (b). (D) The plan of the Secretary to transition all Department addresses to IPv6. (E) Such other information as the Secretary determines appropriate. (2) Form of report.--The report required by paragraph (1) shall be submitted in unclassified form, but may contain a classified annex. (d) Limitation on Use of Funds.--Of the funds authorized to be appropriated by this Act or otherwise made available for fiscal year 2020 for Operation and Maintenance, Defense-wide, Office of the Secretary of Defense, for Travel of Persons (OP 32 Line 308), not more than 70 percent may be obligated or expended until the date on which the Secretary of Defense submits to the Committees on Armed Services of the Senate and the House of Representatives the report required under subsection (c).
Weird requirement imposed by Congress. The DoD will spend way more money on this project than they can recoup from the sale of IP addresses.