41 U.S. Code § 4702 - Prohibition on release of contractor proposals

§ 4702.
Prohibition on release of contractor proposals
In this section, the term “proposal” means a proposal, including a technical, management, or cost proposal, submitted by a contractor in response to the requirements of a solicitation for a competitive proposal.
A proposal in the possession or control of an executive agency may not be made available to any person under section 552 of title 5.
Subsection (b) does not apply to a proposal that is set forth or incorporated by reference in a contract entered into between the agency and the contractor that submitted the proposal.
(Pub. L. 111–350, § 3, Jan. 4, 2011, 124 Stat. 3794.)

Historical and Revision Notes



Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)



June 30, 1949, ch. 288, title III, § 303B(m), as added Pub. L. 104–201, title VIII, § 821(b), Sept. 23, 1996, 110 Stat. 2609.





In subsection (b), the words “Except as provided in paragraph (2)” are omitted as unnecessary.


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