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10 U.S. Code § 3101 - Definitions

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In this chapter, the term “acquisition” has the meaning provided in section 131 of title 41.

Editorial Notes

Section 2545 of this title, which was transferred to this section by Pub. L. 116–283, § 1808(a)(2), was also transferred or copied in large part to section 3001 of this title by Pub. L. 116–283, § 1806(a)(2)–(4).


2021—Pub. L. 116–283, § 1808(b)(1), substituted “In this chapter, the term” for “In this chapter:”, par. (1) designation, and “The term” and struck out pars. (2) to (4) which defined “defense acquisition system”, “element of the defense acquisition system”, and “acquisition workforce”.

Pub. L. 116–283, § 1808(a)(2), renumbered section 2545 of this title as this section.

2014—Par. (1). Pub. L. 113–291 substituted “section 131 of title 41” for “section 4(16) of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act (41 U.S.C. 403(16))”.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date of 2021 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 116–283 effective Jan. 1, 2022, with additional provisions for delayed implementation and applicability of existing law, see section 1801(d) of Pub. L. 116–283, set out as a note preceding section 3001 of this title.