(a) In General.—
Notwithstanding section 1105(a)(2) of this title and section 2304 of title 10, and subject to subsections (b) and (c) of this section, the Secretary may acquire additional units procured under a Coast Guard major acquisition program contract, by extension of such contract without competition, if the Director of the Cost Analysis Division of the Department of Homeland Security determines that the costs that would be saved through award of a new contract in accordance with such sections would not exceed the costs of such an award.
(b) Limitation on Number of Additional Units.—
The number of additional units acquired under a contract extension under this section may not exceed the number of additional units for which such determination is made.
(c) Determination of Costs Upon Request.—The Director of the Cost Analysis Division of the Department of Homeland Security shall, at the request of the Secretary, determine for purposes of this section—
(Added Pub. L. 114–328, div. A, title VIII, § 899(b)(1)(E), Dec. 23, 2016, 130 Stat. 2334, § 579; renumbered § 1107 and amended Pub. L. 115–282, title I, §§ 108(b), 123(b)(2), Dec. 4, 2018, 132 Stat. 4208, 4240.)