40 U.S. Code § 3315 - Delegation

§ 3315.
(a)When Allowed.—The carrying out of the duties and powers of the Administrator of General Services under this chapter, in accordance with standards the Administrator prescribes—
shall, except for the authority contained in section 3305(b) of this title, be delegated on request to the appropriate executive agency when the estimated cost of the project does not exceed $100,000; and
may be delegated to the appropriate executive agency when the Administrator determines that delegation will promote efficiency and economy.
(b)No Exemption From Other Provisions of Chapter.—
Delegation under subsection (a) does not exempt the person to whom the delegation is made, or the carrying out of the delegated duty or power, from any other provision of this chapter.
(Pub. L. 107–217, Aug. 21, 2002, 116 Stat. 1166, § 3313; Pub. L. 109–304, § 17(g)(3), Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1709; renumbered § 3314, Pub. L. 110–140, title III, § 323(c)(1)(A), Dec. 19, 2007, 121 Stat. 1590; renumbered § 3315, Pub. L. 114–235, § 2(a)(1), Oct. 7, 2016, 130 Stat. 964.)

Historical and Revision Notes



Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)


40:614 (1st sentence).

Pub. L. 86–249, § 15, Sept. 9, 1959, 73 Stat. 483.


40:614 (last sentence).

In subsection (a), before clause (1), the words “duties and powers” are substituted for “responsibilities and authorities” for consistency in the revised title and with other titles of the United States Code.

Prior Provisions

A prior section 3315 was renumbered section 3316 of this title.


2016—Pub. L. 114–235 renumbered section 3314 of this title as this section.

2007—Pub. L. 110–140 renumbered section 3313 of this title as this section.

2006—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 109–304 substituted “The” for “Except for the authority contained in section 3305(b) of this title, the” in introductory provisions and “shall, except for the authority contained in section 3305(b) of this title,” for “shall” in par. (1).

Effective Date of 2007 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 110–140 effective on the date that is 1 day after Dec. 19, 2007, see section 1601 of Pub. L. 110–140, set out as an Effective Date note under section 1824 of Title 2, The Congress.

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