10 U.S. Code § 2318. Advocates for competition

Each advocate for competition designated pursuant to section 1705(a) of title 41 for 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 in a position classified above GS–15 pursuant to section 5108 of title 5, if a civilian employee and shall be designated to serve for a minimum of two years.

(Added Pub. L. 98–525, title XII, § 1216(a), Oct. 19, 1984, 98 Stat. 2593; amended Pub. L. 100–26, § 7(d)(4), Apr. 21, 1987, 101 Stat. 281; Pub. L. 102–25, title VII, § 701(f)(1), Apr. 6, 1991, 105 Stat. 115; Pub. L. 103–355, title I, § 1031, Oct. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 3260; Pub. L. 111–350, § 5(b)(17), Jan. 4, 2011, 124 Stat. 3843; Pub. L. 112–239, div. A, title X, § 1076(f)(24), Jan. 2, 2013, 126 Stat. 1953; Pub. L. 115–232, div. A, title VIII, § 811(d), Aug. 13, 2018, 132 Stat. 1845.)
Amendments

2018—Pub. L. 115–232 substituted “Each advocate for competition designated pursuant to section 1705(a) of title 41 for” for “(b) Each advocate for competition of” and “in a position classified above GS–15 pursuant to section 5108 of title 5” for “a grade GS–16 or above under the General Schedule (or in a comparable or higher position under another schedule)” and struck out subsec. (a) which related to designation of an officer or employee of the Defense Logistics Agency to serve as the advocate for competition of the agency.

2013—Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 112–239 substituted “subsections (b) and (c) of section 1705” for “section 1705(b) and (c)”.

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. 103–355 struck 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. 102–25 substituted “section 23” for “section 21”.

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”.

Effective Date

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.”