41 USC 3503: Exceptions
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TEXT OF PART V OF SUBTITLE A (3001 ET SEQ.), EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2022, CURRENTLY SET OUT AS A PREVIEW

41 USC 3503: Exceptions Text contains those laws in effect on September 21, 2021
From Title 41-PUBLIC CONTRACTSSubtitle I-Federal Procurement PolicyDivision C-ProcurementCHAPTER 35-TRUTHFUL COST OR PRICING DATA

§3503. Exceptions

(a) In General.-Submission of certified cost or pricing data shall not be required under section 3502 of this title in the case of a contract, a subcontract, or a modification of a contract or subcontract-

(1) for which the price agreed on is based on-

(A) adequate price competition; or

(B) prices set by law or regulation;


(2) for the acquisition of a commercial product or a commercial service; or

(3) in an exceptional case when the head of the procuring activity, without delegation, determines that the requirements of this chapter may be waived and justifies in writing the reasons for the determination.


(b) Modifications of Contracts and Subcontracts for Commercial Products or Commercial Services.-In the case of a modification of a contract or subcontract for a commercial product or a commercial service that is not covered by the exception to the submission of certified cost or pricing data in paragraph (1) or (2) of subsection (a), submission of certified cost or pricing data shall not be required under section 3502 of this title if-

(1) the contract or subcontract being modified is a contract or subcontract for which submission of certified cost or pricing data may not be required by reason of paragraph (1) or (2) of subsection (a); and

(2) the modification would not change the contract or subcontract from a contract or subcontract for the acquisition of a commercial product or a commercial service to a contract or subcontract for the acquisition of an item other than a commercial product or a commercial service.

( Pub. L. 111–350, §3, Jan. 4, 2011, 124 Stat. 3766 ; Pub. L. 115–232, div. A, title VIII, §836(b)(12), Aug. 13, 2018, 132 Stat. 1863 .)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised

Section

Source (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
3503 41:254b(b). June 30, 1949, ch. 288, title III, §304A(b), as added Pub. L. 103–355, title I, §1251(a)(2), Oct. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 3279 ; Pub. L. 104–106, title XLII, §4201(b)(1), Feb. 10, 1996, 110 Stat. 651 .

In subsection (b)(2), the words "as the case may be" are omitted as unnecessary.


Editorial Notes

Amendments

2018-Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 115–232, §836(b)(12)(A), substituted "a commercial product or a commercial service" for "a commercial item".

Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 115–232, §836(b)(12)(B), in heading, substituted "Commercial Products or Commercial Services" for "Commercial Items" and, in text, substituted "a commercial product or a commercial service" for "a commercial item" wherever appearing.


Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries

Effective Date of 2018 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 115–232 effective Jan. 1, 2020, subject to a savings provision, see section 836(h) of Pub. L. 115–232, set out as an Effective Date of 2018 Amendment; Savings Provision note under section 453b of Title 6, Domestic Security.