Except as provided in subsection (b), the Secretary shall ensure that laboratory operating contractors do not allocate costs of general and administrative overhead to laboratory directed research and development.
42 U.S. Code § 18612 - Restoration of laboratory directed research and development program
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Section 3119 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017, referred to in subsec. (b), is section 3119 of Pub. L. 114–328, which was set out as a note under section 2791 of Title 50, War and National Defense, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 117–263, div. C, title XXXI, § 3116(b), Dec. 23, 2022, 136 Stat. 3054.