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10 U.S. Code Chapter 203 - GENERAL MATTERS

Editorial Notes
Prior Provisions

A prior chapter 203 “GENERAL MATTERS”, as added by Pub. L. 115–232, div. A, title VIII, § 801(a), Aug. 13, 2018, 132 Stat. 1826, and consisting of reserved section 3021, was repealed by Pub. L. 116–283, div. A, title XVIII, § 1807(a), Jan. 1, 2021, 134 Stat. 4156.

Amendments

2021—Pub. L. 117–81, div. A, title XVII, § 1701(f)(3), Dec. 27, 2021, 135 Stat. 2139, inserted “of” after “Applicability” in item 3064.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Internal Controls for Department of Defense Procurements Through GSA Client Support Centers

Pub. L. 108–375, div. A, title VIII, § 802, Oct. 28, 2004, 118 Stat. 2004, as amended by Pub. L. 109–313, § 2(c)(2), Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1735; Pub. L. 116–92, div. A, title IX, § 902(38), Dec. 20, 2019, 133 Stat. 1547, provided that:

“(a) Initial Inspector General Review and Determination.—
(1) Not later than March 15, 2005, the Inspector General of the Department of Defense and the Inspector General of the General Services Administration shall jointly—
“(A) review—
“(i)
the policies, procedures, and internal controls of each GSA Client Support Center; and
“(ii)
the administration of those policies, procedures, and internal controls; and
“(B) for each such Center, determine in writing whether—
“(i)
the Center is compliant with defense procurement requirements;
“(ii)
the Center is not compliant with defense procurement requirements, but the Center made significant progress during 2004 toward becoming compliant with defense procurement requirements; or
“(iii)
neither of the conclusions stated in clauses (i) and (ii) is correct.
“(2) If the Inspectors General determine under paragraph (1) that the conclusion stated in clause (ii) or (iii) of subparagraph (B) of such paragraph is correct in the case of a GSA Client Support Center, those Inspectors General shall, not later than March 15, 2006, jointly—
“(A)
conduct a second review regarding that GSA Client Support Center as described in paragraph (1)(A); and
“(B)
determine in writing whether that GSA Client Support Center is or is not compliant with defense procurement requirements.
“(b) Compliance With Defense Procurement Requirements.—
For the purposes of this section, a GSA Client Support Center is compliant with defense procurement requirements if the GSA Client Support Center’s policies, procedures, and internal controls, and the manner in which they are administered, are adequate to ensure compliance of that Center with the requirements of laws and regulations that apply to procurements of property and services made directly by the Department of Defense.
“(c) Limitations on Procurements Through GSA Client Support Centers.—
(1)
After March 15, 2005, and before March 16, 2006, no official of the Department of Defense may, except as provided in subsection (d) or (e), order, purchase, or otherwise procure property or services in an amount in excess of $100,000 through any GSA Client Support Center for which a determination described in paragraph (1)(B)(iii) of subsection (a) has been made under that subsection.
“(2)
After March 15, 2006, no official of the Department of Defense may, except as provided in subsection (d) or (e), order, purchase, or otherwise procure property or services in an amount in excess of $100,000 through any GSA Client Support Center that has not been determined under this section as being compliant with defense procurement requirements.
“(d) Exception From Applicability of Limitations.—
(1)
No limitation applies under subsection (c) with respect to the procurement of property and services from a particular GSA Client Support Center during any period that there is in effect a determination of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment, made in writing, that it is necessary in the interest of the Department of Defense to continue to procure property and services through that GSA Client Support Center.
“(2)
A written determination with respect to a GSA Client Support Center under paragraph (1) is in effect for the period, not in excess of one year, that the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment shall specify in the written determination. The Under Secretary may extend from time to time, for up to one year at a time, the period for which the written determination remains in effect.
“(e) Termination of Applicability of Limitations.—
Subsection (c) shall cease to apply to a GSA Client Support Center on the date on which the Inspector General of the Department of Defense and the Inspector General of the General Services Administration jointly determine that such Center is compliant with defense procurement requirements and notify the Secretary of Defense of that determination.
“(f) GSA Client Support Center Defined.—
In this section, the term ‘GSA Client Support Center’ means a Client Support Center of the Federal Acquisition Service of the General Services Administration.”