22 U.S. Code § 2669. Printing and binding outside continental United States; settlement and payment of claims by foreign governments; employment of aliens; official functions and courtesies; purchase of uniforms; payment of tort claims; payment of assumed obligations in Germany; telecommunications services; security; special purpose passenger motor vehicles; pay obligations arising under international conventions or contracts; personal service contracts
The effective date of the amendment made by section 2711 of the Competition in Contracting Act of 1984, referred to in subsec. (h), is the effective date of section 2711 of title VII of Pub. L. 98–369, div. B, July 18, 1984, 98 Stat. 1175, 1203, which amended section 253 of former Title 41, Public Contracts, applicable with respect to any solicitation for bids or proposals issued after Mar. 31, 1985. See section 2751(a) of Pub. L. 98–369, set out as an Effective Date of 1984 Amendment note under section 2302 of Title 10, Armed Forces.
In subsec. (a), “section 501 of title 44” substituted for “section 11 of the Act of March 1, 1919 (44 U.S.C. 111)” on authority of Pub. L. 90–620, § 2(b), Oct. 22, 1968, 82 Stat. 1305, the first section of which enacted Title 44, Public Printing and Documents.
In subsec. (h), “section 3304(a)(2) of title 41” substituted for “section 303(c)(2) of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949” on authority of Pub. L. 111–350, § 6(c), Jan. 4, 2011, 124 Stat. 3854, which Act enacted Title 41, Public Contracts.
Section was formerly classified to section 170g of Title 5 prior to the general revision and enactment of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees, by Pub. L. 89–554, § 1, Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 378.
2004—Subsec. (k). Pub. L. 108–447, § 413(b)(1), which directed the striking out of “and”, was executed by striking out “and” after semicolon, to reflect the probable intent of Congress.
Subsec. (l). Pub. L. 108–447, § 413(b)(3), substituted semicolon for period at end.
Subsec. (m). Pub. L. 108–447, § 413(b)(2), (3), transferred subsec. (m) to appear after subsec. (l) and substituted semicolon for period at end.
Subsec. (n). Pub. L. 108–447, § 413(b)(4), substituted “; and” for period at end.
Subsec. (o). Pub. L. 108–447, § 413(a), added subsec. (o).
2001—Subsec. (n). Pub. L. 107–107 added subsec. (n).
1994—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 103–236, §§ 137, 180(b), which identically directed amendment of subsec. (c) by inserting before the period “; and such contracts are authorized to be negotiated, the terms of the contracts to be prescribed, and the work to be performed, where necessary, without regard to such statutory provisions as relate to the negotiation, making, and performance of contracts and performance of work in the United States”, were executed by making the insertion before the semicolon at end to reflect the probable intent of Congress.
Pub. L. 102–20 added subsec. (l) relating to purchase of special purpose passenger motor vehicles.
1990—Subsecs. (i) to (k). Pub. L. 101–246 added subsecs. (i) to (k).
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 99–93, § 118(a), inserted “for purposes of any law administered by the Office of Personnel Management (except that the Secretary may determine the applicability to such individuals of subsection (f) and of any other law administered by the Secretary concerning the employment of such individuals abroad)”.
1984—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 98–533, § 303(a)(1), substituted “individuals or organizations” for “aliens” after “employ”, and “, and individuals employed by contract to perform such services shall not by virtue of such employment be considered to be employees of the United States Government”.
Subsecs. (g), (h). Pub. L. 98–533, § 303(a)(2), added subsecs. (g) and (h).
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 86–707 repealed subsec. (b) which authorized the Secretary to pay the cost of transportation to and from a place of storage and the cost of storing the furniture and household and personal effects of an employee who is assigned to a post at which he is unable to use his furniture and effects, and is now covered by section 1136(4) of this title.
“Federal Acquisition Service” substituted for “Federal Supply Service” in subsec. (h) on authority of section 2(c)(1) of Pub. L. 109–313, set out as a note under section 303 of Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works.
Amendment by section 162(k)(4) of Pub. L. 103–236 applicable with respect to officials, offices, and bureaus of Department of State when executive orders, regulations, or departmental directives implementing the amendments by sections 161 and 162 of Pub. L. 103–236 become effective, or 90 days after Apr. 30, 1994, whichever comes earlier, see section 161(b) of Pub. L. 103–236, as amended, set out as a note under section 2651a of this title.
References in laws to the rates of pay for GS–16, 17, or 18, or to maximum rates of pay under the General Schedule, to be considered references to rates payable under specified sections of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees, see section 529 [title I, § 101(c)(1)] of Pub. L. 101–509, set out in a note under section 5376 of Title 5.