40 U.S. Code § 303 - Federal Acquisition Service

(a) Establishment.— There is established in the General Services Administration a Federal Acquisition Service. The Administrator of General Services shall appoint a Commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service, who shall be the head of the Federal Acquisition Service.
(b) Functions.— Subject to the direction and control of the Administrator of General Services, the Commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service shall be responsible for carrying out functions related to the uses for which the Acquisition Services Fund is authorized under section 321 of this title, including any functions that were carried out by the entities known as the Federal Supply Service and the Federal Technology Service and such other related functions as the Administrator considers appropriate.
(c) Regional Executives.— The Administrator may appoint Regional Executives in the Federal Acquisition Service, to carry out such functions within the Federal Acquisition Service as the Administrator considers appropriate.

Source

(Pub. L. 107–217, Aug. 21, 2002, 116 Stat. 1072; Pub. L. 109–313, § 2(a)(1),Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1734.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised Section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
303(a)(1) 40:752(a). June 30, 1949, ch. 288, title I, § 102, 63 Stat. 380; Sept. 5, 1950, ch. 849, § 6(a), 64 Stat. 583.
303(a)(2) 40:752(c).
303(b) 40:753. June 30, 1949, ch. 288, title I, § 103, 63 Stat. 380.

In subsection (a)(1), the text of 40:752(a) (2d, last sentences) is omitted as executed.
Subsection (a)(2) is substituted for 40:752(c) to eliminate obsolete language.
In subsection (b), the text of 40:753(a) (related to Public Roads) is omitted because the Bureau of Public Roads was transferred to the Department of Commerce under section 1 of Reorganization Plan No. 7 of 1949 (eff. Aug. 20, 1949, 63 Stat. 1070), and subsequently transferred to the Department of Transportation under the Department of Transportation Act (Public Law 89–670, 80 Stat. 931). The text of 40:753(a) (last sentence related to Federal Works Agency transfers) and (b) is omitted as executed.
Amendments

2006—Pub. L. 109–313amended section catchline and text generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows:
“(a) Bureau of Federal Supply.—
“(1) Transfer of functions.—Subject to paragraph (2), the functions of the Administrator of General Services include functions related to the Bureau of Federal Supply in the Department of the Treasury that, immediately before July 1, 1949, were functions of—
“(A) the Bureau;
“(B) the Director of the Bureau;
“(C) the personnel of the Bureau; or
“(D) the Secretary of the Treasury.
“(2) Functions not transferred.—The functions of the Administrator of General Services do not include functions retained in the Department of the Treasury under section 102(c) of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 (ch. 288, 63 Stat. 380).
“(b) Federal Works Agency and Commissioner of Public Buildings.—The functions of the Administrator of General Services include functions related to the Federal Works Agency and functions related to the Commissioner of Public Buildings that, immediately before July 1, 1949, were functions of—
“(1) the Federal Works Agency;
“(2) the Federal Works Administrator; or
“(3) the Commissioner of Public Buildings.”
Change of Name

Pub. L. 109–313, § 2(c),Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1735, provided that: “Any reference in any other Federal law, Executive order, rule, regulation, reorganization plan, or delegation of authority, or in any document—
“(1) to the Federal Supply Service is deemed to refer to the Federal Acquisition Service;
“(2) to the GSA Federal Technology Service is deemed to refer to the Federal Acquisition Service;
“(3) to the Commissioner of the Federal Supply Service is deemed to refer to the Commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service; and
“(4) to the Commissioner of the GSA Federal Technology Service is deemed to refer to the Commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service.”
Effective Date of 2006 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 109–313effective 60 days after Oct. 6, 2006, see section 6 ofPub. L. 109–313, set out as a note under section 5316 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.
Emergency Preparedness Functions

For assignment of certain emergency preparedness functions to the Administrator of General Services, see Parts 1, 2, and 18 of Ex. Ord. No. 12656, Nov. 18, 1988, 53 F.R. 47491, set out as a note under section 5195 of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare.

 

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