(1)In addition to the advocates for competition established or designated pursuant to section
1705(a) of title
41, the Secretary of Defense shall designate an officer or employee of the Defense Logistics Agency to serve as the advocate for competition of the agency.
(2)The advocate for competition of the Defense Logistics Agency shall carry out the responsibilities and functions provided for in subsections (b) and (c) ofsection
1705 of title 41.
(b)Each advocate for competition of an agency named in section
2303(a) of this title shall be a general or flag officer if a member of the armed forces or a grade GS–16 or above under the General Schedule (or in a comparable or higher position under another schedule), if a civilian employee and shall be designated to serve for a minimum of two years.
2011—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 111–350, § 5(b)(17)(A), substituted “section
1705(a) of title
41” for “section 20(a) of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act (41 U.S.C. 418(a))”.
Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 111–350, § 5(b)(17)(B), substituted “section
1705(b) and (c) of title
41” for “sections 20(b) and 20(c) of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act (41 U.S.C. 418(b), (c))”.
1994—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 103–355struck out subsec. (c) which read as follows: “Each advocate for competition of an agency of the Department of Defense shall transmit to the Secretary of Defense a report describing his activities during the preceding year. The report of each advocate for competition shall be included in the annual report of the Secretary of Defense required by section 23 of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act (41 U.S.C. 419), in the form in which it was submitted to the Secretary.”
1991—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 102–25substituted “section
23” for “section
1987—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 100–26, § 7(d)(4)(A), inserted “(41 U.S.C. 418(a))” after “Policy Act”.
Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 100–26, § 7(d)(4)(B), inserted “(41 U.S.C. 418(b), (c))” after “Policy Act”.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 100–26, § 7(d)(4)(C), inserted “(41 U.S.C. 419)” after “Policy Act”.
Pub. L. 98–525, title XII, § 1216(c)(1),Oct. 19, 1984, 98 Stat. 2599, provided that: “Section
2318 of title
10, United States Code (as added by subsection (a)), shall take effect on April 1, 1985.”
References in Other Laws to GS–16, 17, or 18 Pay Rates
References in laws to the rates of pay for GS–16, 17, or 18, or to maximum rates of pay under the General Schedule, to be considered references to rates payable under specified sections of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees, see section
529 [title I, § 101(c)(1)] of Pub. L. 101–509, set out in a note under section
5376 of Title
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