Each advocate for competition designated pursuant to section 1705(a) of title 41 for an agency named in section 3063 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.
10 U.S. Code § 3249 - Advocates for competition
A prior section 3251 was renumbered section 7131 of this title.
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)”.
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”.
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.