2003 CS 647b Report Transmittal Letter to Dick Cheney This letter is in response to the annual Competitive Sourcing reporting requirement contained in section 647(b) of Division F of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, for FY 2004, P.L. 108-199. The enclosed report on the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Competitive Sourcing program complies with the agency reporting elements outlined in P.L. 108-199 for submitting the annual Congressional Competitive Sourcing Activity Report. In summary, DOE’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2003 Competitive Sourcing Activity Report includes cost, savings, Federal full-time equivalent (FTE), and other information on the Department’s completed, ongoing, and planned competitive sourcing studies.