6 U.S. Code § 425 - Application of certain commercial items authorities to certain procurements

(a) Authority
(1) In general
The head of an executive agency may apply the provisions of law listed in paragraph (2) to a procurement referred to in section 422 of this title without regard to whether the property or services are commercial items.
(2) Commercial item laws
The provisions of law referred to in paragraph (1) are as follows:
(A) Sections 1901 and 1906 of title 41.
(B) Section 2304 (g) of title 10.
(C) Section 3305 of title 41.
(b) Inapplicability of limitation on use of simplified acquisition procedures
(1) In general
The $5,000,000 limitation provided in section 1901(a)(2) oftitle 41, section 2304 (g)(1)(B) of title 10, and section 3305 (a)(2) of title 41 shall not apply to purchases of property or services to which any of the provisions of law referred to in subsection (a) of this section are applied under the authority of this section.
(2) OMB guidance
The Director of the Office of Management and Budget shall issue guidance and procedures for the use of simplified acquisition procedures for a purchase of property or services in excess of $5,000,000 under the authority of this section.
(c) Continuation of authority for simplified purchase procedures
Authority under a provision of law referred to in subsection (a)(2) of this section that expires under section 4202(e) of the Clinger-Cohen Act of 1996 (divisions D and E of Public Law 104–106; 10 U.S.C. 2304 note) shall, notwithstanding such section, continue to apply for use by the head of an executive agency as provided in subsections (a) and (b) of this section.

Source

(Pub. L. 107–296, title VIII, § 855,Nov. 25, 2002, 116 Stat. 2236.)
References in Text

Section 4202(e) of the Clinger-Cohen Act of 1996, referred to in subsec. (c), is section 4202(e) ofPub. L. 104–106, which is set out as a note under section 2304 of Title 10, Armed Forces.
Codification

In subsec. (a)(2)(A), “Sections 1901 and 1906 of title 41” substituted for “Sections 31 and 34 of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act (41 U.S.C. 427, 430)” on authority of Pub. L. 111–350, § 6(c),Jan. 4, 2011, 124 Stat. 3854, which Act enacted Title 41, Public Contracts.
In subsec. (a)(2)(C), “Section 3305 of title 41” substituted for “Section 303(g) of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 (41 U.S.C. 253(g))” on authority of Pub. L. 111–350, § 6(c),Jan. 4, 2011, 124 Stat. 3854, which Act enacted Title 41, Public Contracts.
In subsec. (b)(1), “section 1901 (a)(2) of title 41” substituted for “section 31(a)(2) of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act (41 U.S.C. 427(a)(2))” and “section 3305 (a)(2) of title 41” substituted for “section 303(g)(1)(B) of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 (41 U.S.C. 253(g)(1)(B))” on authority of Pub. L. 111–350, § 6(c),Jan. 4, 2011, 124 Stat. 3854, which Act enacted Title 41, Public Contracts.

 

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