House Armed Services Committee:

"The committee acknowledges the availability of proprietary software
and encourages its development and acquisition as necessary and
appropriate. The committee believes, however, the widespread
implementation of an OSS standard will not only lead to more secure
software, but will also foster broader competition by minimizing
traditional constraints imposed by an overreliance on proprietary
software systems."

But the Microsoft-backed BSA is now pulling legislators aside. Why in
no time at all, that subversive language will be removed from the