41 U.S. Code § 3902 - Severable services contracts for periods crossing fiscal years

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(a) Authority To Enter Into Contract.— The head of an executive agency may enter into a contract for the procurement of severable services for a period that begins in one fiscal year and ends in the next fiscal year if (without regard to any option to extend the period of the contract) the contract period does not exceed one year.
(b) Obligation of Funds.— Funds made available for a fiscal year may be obligated for the total amount of a contract entered into under the authority of this section.


(Pub. L. 111–350, § 3,Jan. 4, 2011, 124 Stat. 3774.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised Section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
June 30, 1949, ch. 288, title III, § 303L, as added Pub. L. 103–355, title I, § 1073, Oct. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 3271, as amended Pub. L. 104–106, title XLIII, § 4321(a)(1), Feb. 10, 1996, 110 Stat. 671.

Severable Services and Multiyear Contract Authority of Judicial Entities

Pub. L. 113–76, div. E, title III, § 306,Jan. 17, 2014, 128 Stat. 203, provided that: “The Supreme Court of the United States, the Federal Judicial Center, and the United States Sentencing Commission are hereby authorized, now and hereafter, to enter into contracts for the acquisition of severable services for a period that begins in one fiscal year and ends in the next fiscal year and to enter into contracts for multiple years for the acquisition of property and services, to the same extent as executive agencies under the authority of 41 U.S.C. sections 3902 and 3903, respectively.”

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41 USCDescription of ChangeSession YearPublic LawStatutes at Large
§ 3902nt new2014113-76 [Sec.] 306128 Stat. 203


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