10 U.S. Code § 2410b. Contractor inventory accounting systems: standards

(a) The Secretary of Defense shall prescribe in regulations—
(1)
standards for inventory accounting systems used by contractors under contract with the Department of Defense; and
(2)
appropriate enforcement requirements with respect to such standards.
(b)
The regulations prescribed pursuant to subsection (a) shall not apply to a contract that is for an amount not greater than the simplified acquisition threshold.
(c)
The regulations prescribed pursuant to subsection (a) shall not apply to a contract for the purchase of commercial items (as defined in section 103 of title 41).
Amendment of Subsection (c)

Pub. L. 115–232, div. A, title VIII, § 836(e)(6), (h), Aug. 13, 2018, 132 Stat. 1870, 1874, provided that, effective Jan. 1, 2020, subject to a savings provision, subsection (c) of this section is amended by striking “commercial items” and inserting “commercial products”. See 2018 Amendment note below.

Amendments

2018—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 115–232 substituted “commercial products” for “commercial items”.

2011—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 111–350 substituted “section 103 of title 41)” for “section 4(12) of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act (41 U.S.C. 403(12)))”.

1996—Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 104–106, as amended by Pub. L. 104–201, struck out “certification and” after “appropriate”.

1994—Subsecs. (a), (b). Pub. L. 103–355, § 4102(h), designated existing provisions as subsec. (a) and added subsec. (b).

Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 103–355, § 8105(i), added subsec. (c).

Effective Date of 2018 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 115–232 effective Jan. 1, 2020, subject to a savings provision, see section 836(h) of Pub. L. 115–232, set out as an Effective Date of 2018 Amendment; Savings Provision note under section 453b of Title 6, Domestic Security.

Effective Date of 1996 Amendment

For effective date and applicability of amendment by Pub. L. 104–106, see section 4401 of Pub. L. 104–106, set out as a note under section 2302 of this title.

Effective Date of 1994 Amendment

For effective date and applicability of amendment by Pub. L. 103–355, see section 10001 of Pub. L. 103–355, set out as a note under section 2302 of this title.

Regulations

Pub. L. 100–456, div. A, title VIII, § 834(b), Sept. 29, 1988, 102 Stat. 2025, provided that:

“(1)
The Secretary of Defense shall prescribe the regulations required by paragraph (1) of section 2410b of title 10, United States Code, as added by subsection (a), not later than 30 days after the date of the enactment of this Act [Sept. 29, 1988].
“(2)
The Secretary of Defense shall prescribe the regulations required by paragraph (2) of section 2410b of title 10, United States Code, as added by subsection (a), not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act.”