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10 U.S. Code § 4232 - Prohibition on use of lowest price technically acceptable source selection process

(b) Definitions.—In this section:
(1) Lowest price technically acceptable source selection process.—
The term “lowest price technically acceptable source selection process” has the meaning given that term in part 15 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation.
(2) Engineering and manufacturing development contract.—
The term “engineering and manufacturing development contract” means a prime contract for the engineering and manufacturing development of a major defense acquisition program.
Editorial Notes

2021—Pub. L. 116–283 renumbered section 2442 of this title as this section and, in subsec. (b), redesignated par. (3) as (2) and struck out former par. (2) which defined “major defense acquisition program”.

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.

Effective Date

Pub. L. 115–91, div. A, title VIII, § 832(b), Dec. 12, 2017, 131 Stat. 1468, provided that:

“The requirements of section 2442 of title 10, United States Code [now 10 U.S.C. 4232], as added by subsection (a), shall apply to major defense acquisition programs for which budgetary authority is requested for fiscal year 2019 or a subsequent fiscal year.”