10 U.S. Code § 2454 - Supply catalog: new or obsolete items

(a) After any part of the supply catalog described in section 2451 of this title is distributed, and with respect to the kinds of items covered by that part, only the items listed in it may be procured for recurrent use in the Department of Defense. However, a military department may acquire any new item that is necessary to carry out its mission. As soon as such an item is acquired, it shall be submitted to the Secretary for inclusion in the catalog and the standardization program.
(b) Obsolete items may be deleted from the catalog at any time.


(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 140.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
2454(b) 5:173e (less last 5 words of 1st proviso).
5:173e (last 5 words of 1st proviso). July 1, 1952, ch. 539, § 7, 66 Stat. 320; 1953 Reorg. Plan No. 6, § 1(a) (as applicable to Defense Supply Management Agency), eff. June 30, 1953, 67 Stat. 638.

In subsection (a), the words “After any part * * * is distributed” are substituted for the words “Following the publication and promulgation * * * or portions thereof”. The words “and with respect to the kinds of items covered by that part” are inserted for clarity. The word “recurrent” is substituted for the word “repetitive”. The words “the departments, bureaus, and services of” are omitted as surplusage. The second sentence of the revised subsection is substituted for 5:173e (1st proviso, less last 5 words; and 2d proviso).
In subsection (b), the words “at any time” are inserted for clarity.

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