2 U.S. Code § 1821 - Small purchase contracting authority

§ 1821.
Small purchase contracting authority
(a) In generalNotwithstanding any other provision of law—
section 6101 of title 41 shall apply with respect to purchases and contracts for the Architect of the Capitol as if the reference to “$25,000” in paragraph (1) of such section were a reference to “$100,000”; and
the Architect may procure services, equipment, and construction for security related projects in the most efficient manner he determines appropriate.
(b) Effective date

This section shall apply to fiscal year 2003 and each fiscal year thereafter.

(Pub. L. 108–7, div. H, title I, § 1201, Feb. 20, 2003, 117 Stat. 372.)

In subsec. (a)(1), “section 6101 of title 41” substituted for “section 3709 of the Revised Statutes of the United States (41 U.S.C. 5)” on authority of Pub. L. 111–350, § 6(c), Jan. 4, 2011, 124 Stat. 3854, which Act enacted Title 41, Public Contracts.

Section is from the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2003, which is div. H of Pub. L. 108–7.

Prior Provisions

Prior similar provisions were contained in Pub. L. 107–68, title I, § 131, Nov. 12, 2001, 115 Stat. 581.


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