10 U.S. Code Chapter 153 - EXCHANGE OF MATERIAL AND DISPOSAL OF OBSOLETE, SURPLUS, OR UNCLAIMED PROPERTY

Amendments

2011—Pub. L. 112–81, div. A, title X, § 1061(19)(B), Dec. 31, 2011, 125 Stat. 1584, struck out item 2582 “Military equipment identified on United States munitions list: annual report of public sales”.

Pub. L. 111–383, div. A, title X, § 1072(c)(2), Jan. 7, 2011, 124 Stat. 4366, substituted “Surplus military equipment: sale to State and local law enforcement, firefighting, homeland security, and emergency management agencies” for “Surplus military equipment: sale to State and local law enforcement and firefighting agencies” in item 2576.

2006—Pub. L. 109–364, div. A, title III, § 352(b), div. B, title XXVIII, § 2825(d)(1)(B), Oct. 17, 2006, 120 Stat. 2161, 2477, substituted “supplies” for “property” in item 2571 and “animals” for “working dogs” in item 2583.

Pub. L. 109–163, div. A, title V, § 599(d), Jan. 6, 2006, 119 Stat. 3284, struck out “at end of useful working life” after “adoption” in item 2583.

2001—Pub. L. 107–107, div. A, title X, § 1048(a)(25), Dec. 28, 2001, 115 Stat. 1224, redesignated item 2582 relating to military working dogs as item 2583.

2000—Pub. L. 106–446, § 1(b), Nov. 6, 2000, 114 Stat. 1933, added item 2582 relating to military working dogs.

Pub. L. 106–398, § 1 [[div. A], title III, § 381(b), title XVII, § 1706(b)], Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1654, 1654A–85, 1654A–367, added items 2576b and 2582 relating to military equipment identified on United States munitions list.

1998—Pub. L. 105–261, div. A, title XII, § 1234(b), Oct. 17, 1998, 112 Stat. 2157, added item 2581.

1997—Pub. L. 105–85, div. A, title X, § 1063(b), Nov. 18, 1997, 111 Stat. 1893, added item 2580.

1996—Pub. L. 104–201, div. A, title X, § 1033(a)(2), Sept. 23, 1996, 110 Stat. 2640, added item 2576a.

1993—Pub. L. 103–160, div. A, title XI, § 1171(a)(2), Nov. 30, 1993, 107 Stat. 1766, added item 2579.

1988—Pub. L. 100–456, div. A, title III, § 324(b), Sept. 29, 1988, 102 Stat. 1954, substituted “Documents, historical artifacts, and condemned or obsolete combat materiel: loan, gift, or exchange” for “Condemned or obsolete material: loan or gift to certain organizations” in item 2572.

Pub. L. 100–370, § 1(k)(2), July 19, 1988, 102 Stat. 848, added item 2578.

1982—Pub. L. 97–214, § 6(b)(2), July 12, 1982, 96 Stat. 172, added item 2577.

1980—Pub. L. 96–513, title V, § 511(83)(B), Dec. 12, 1980, 94 Stat. 2927, struck out item 2573 “Excess property: transfers to Canal Zone Government”.

1968—Pub. L. 90–500, title IV, § 403(b), Sept. 20, 1968, 82 Stat. 851, added item 2576.

1958—Pub. L. 85–861, § 1(50), Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1459, substituted “property” for “supplies” in item 2571.

Identification and Replacement of Obsolete Electronic Parts

Pub. L. 113–66, div. A, title VIII, § 803, Dec. 26, 2013, 127 Stat. 805, provided that:

“(a)In General.—
Not later than 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act [Dec. 26, 2013], the Secretary of Defense shall implement a process for the expedited identification and replacement of obsolete electronic parts included in acquisition programs of the Department of Defense.
“(b)Issues To Be Addressed.—At a minimum, the expedited process established pursuant to subsection (a) shall—
“(1) include a mechanism pursuant to which contractors, or other sources of supply, may provide to appropriate Department of Defense officials information that identifies—
“(A)
obsolete electronic parts that are included in the specifications for an acquisition program of the Department of Defense; and
“(B)
suitable replacements for such electronic parts;
“(2)
specify timelines for the expedited review and validation of information submitted by contractors, or other sources of supply, pursuant to paragraph (1);
“(3)
specify procedures and timelines for the rapid submission and approval of engineering change proposals needed to accomplish the substitution of replacement parts that have been validated pursuant to paragraph (2);
“(4)
provide for any incentives for contractor participation in the expedited process that the Secretary may determine to be appropriate; and
“(5)
provide that, in addition to the responsibilities under section 2337 of title 10, United States Code, a product support manager for a major weapon system shall work to identify obsolete electronic parts that are included in the specifications for an aquisition program of the Department of Defense and approve suitable replacements for such electronic parts.
“(c)Additional Matters.—For the purposes of this section—
“(1) an electronic part is obsolete if—
“(A)
the part is no longer in production; and
“(B)
the original manufacturer of the part and its authorized dealers do not have sufficient parts in stock to meet the requirements of such an acquisition program; and
“(2) an electronic part is a suitable replacement for an obsolete electronic part if—
“(A)
the part could be substituted for an obsolete part without incurring unreasonable expense and without degrading system performance; and
“(B)
the part is or will be available in sufficient quantity to meet the requirements of such an acquisition program.”

 

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