2019 NDAA Conference report lays out implications for Military resale:

The conference report for the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act is locked and there are significant implications for Military Resale. Congress addressed the oversight of the business transformation process that is currently underway and asked for detailed reports on the analysis that led to the recommendation to consolidate business operations of the commissary and the exchanges. The report also prohibits any actions towards consolidation until this detailed analysis by the GAO is completed and reviewed by the respective committees. We will keep you informed as these issues mature. The language contained in the report that lays out these important issues is detailed below...

To be enacted

SEC. 631. DEFENSE RESALE SYSTEM MATTERS. 10
(a) IN GENERAL.
—The Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness shall, in coordination with the Chief Management Officer of the Department of Defense, maintain oversight of business transformation efforts of the defense commissary system and the exchange stores system in order to ensure the following:
  1. Development of an intercomponent business strategy that maximizes efficiencies and results in a viable defense resale system in the future.
  2. Preservation of patron savings and satisfaction from and in the defense commissary system and exchange stores system.
  3. Sustainment of financial support of the defense commissary and exchange systems for morale, welfare, and recreation (MWR) services of the Armed Forces.

(b) EXECUTIVE RESALE BOARD ADVICE ON OPERATIONS OF SYSTEMS.
—The Executive Resale Board of the Department of Defense shall advise the Under Secretary on the implementation of sustainable, complementary operations of the defense commissary system and the exchange stores system.
(c) INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MODERNIZATION.
— The Secretary of Defense shall, acting through the Under Secretary and with advice from the Executive Resale Board, require the Defense Commissary Agency and the Military Exchange Service to do as follows:
  1. Field new technologies and best business practices for information technology for the defense resale system.
  2. Implement cutting-edge marketing opportunities across the defense resale system.
  3. INCLUSION OF ADVERTISING IN OPERATING EXPENSES OF COMMISSARY STORES.
    —Section 2483(b) of title 10, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following paragraph: "(7) Advertising of commissary sales on materials available within commissary stores and at other on-base locations."

SEC. 632. PROCUREMENT BY COMMISSARY STORES OF CERTAIN LOCALLY SOURCED PRODUCTS.
The Secretary of Defense shall ensure that the dairy products and fruits and vegetables procured for commissary stores under the defense commissary system are, to the extent practicable and while maintaining mandated patron savings, locally sourced in order to ensure the availability of the freshest possible dairy products and fruits and vegetables for patrons of the stores.

SEC. 633. GAO REVIEW OF DEFENSE RESALE OPTIMIZATION STUDY.
(a) REVIEW.
—The Comptroller General of the United States shall conduct a review of the business case analysis performed as part of the defense resale optimization study conducted by the Reform Management Group, titled "Study to Determine the Feasibility of Consolidation of the Defense Resale Entities" and dated December 4, 2018.
(b) REPORTS REQUIRED; ELEMENTS.
—Not later than March 1, 2020, and June 1, 2020, the Comptroller General shall submit to the Committees on Armed Services of the Senate and the House of Representatives an interim report and a final report, respectively, regarding the review performed under this section. Each report shall include evaluations of the following:
  1. The descriptions and justifications for the assumptions, analytical choices and data used by the Reform Management Group to calculate:
    (A) Pricing.
    (B) Sales assumptions.
    (C) Accuracy of methods employed to measure patron savings levels.
  2. The timetable for consolidation of military exchanges and commissaries.
  3. The recommendations for consolidation developed as part of the business case analysis, including the overall cost of consolidation.
  4. The budget and oversight implications of merging non-appropriated funds and appropriated funds to implement the recommended reforms.
  5. The extent to which the Reform Management Group coordinated with the Secretaries of the military departments and the chiefs of the Armed Forces in preparing the study.
  6. The extent to which the Reform Management Group addressed concerns of the Secretaries of the military departments and the chiefs of the Armed Forces in the study.
  7. If the recommendations in the business case analysis were implemented—
    (A) the ability of military exchanges and commissaries to provide earnings to support on- base morale, welfare, and recreation programs; and
    (B) the financial viability of the military exchanges and commissaries.
(c) DELAY ON CONSOLIDATION.
—The Secretary of Defense may not take any action to consolidate military exchanges and commissaries until the Committees on Armed Services of the Senate and the House of Representatives notify the Secretary in writing of receipt and acceptance of the findings of the Comptroller General in the reports required under this section.