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41 U.S. Code § 1326 - Requirements for executive agencies
(a) In General.—The head of each executive agency shall be responsible for—
prioritizing supply chain risk assessments conducted under paragraph (1) based on the criticality of the mission, system, component, service, or asset.
(b) Inclusions.—The responsibility for assessing supply chain risk described in subsection (a) includes—
integrating supply chain risk management practices throughout the life cycle of the system, component, service, or asset;
ensuring that all relevant information, including classified information, with respect to acquisitions of covered articles that may pose a supply chain risk, consistent with section 1323(a) of this title, is incorporated into existing processes of the agency for conducting assessments described in subsection (a) and ongoing management of acquisition programs, including any identification, investigation, mitigation, or remediation needs.
(c) Interagency Acquisitions.—
(1) In general.—
(2) Assisted acquisitions.—
In an assisted acquisition, the parties to the acquisition shall determine, as part of the interagency agreement governing the acquisition, which agency is responsible for carrying out subsection (a).
(d) Assistance.—The Secretary of Homeland Security may—
assist executive agencies in conducting risk assessments described in subsection (a) and implementing mitigation requirements for information and communications technology; and
Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Section effective 90 days after Dec. 21, 2018, and applicable to contracts that are awarded before, on, or after that date, see section 202(c) of Pub. L. 115–390, set out as a note under section 1321 of this title.