[USC02] 41 USC 1907: List of laws inapplicable to procurements of commercially available off-the-shelf items
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41 USC 1907: List of laws inapplicable to procurements of commercially available off-the-shelf items Text contains those laws in effect on January 23, 2021
From Title 41-PUBLIC CONTRACTSSubtitle I-Federal Procurement PolicyDivision B-Office of Federal Procurement PolicyCHAPTER 19-SIMPLIFIED ACQUISITION PROCEDURES
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§1907. List of laws inapplicable to procurements of commercially available off-the-shelf items

(a) Inclusion in Federal Acquisition Regulation.-

(1) In general.-The Federal Acquisition Regulation shall include a list of provisions of law that are inapplicable to contracts for the procurement of commercially available off-the-shelf items. A provision of law properly included on the list pursuant to paragraph (2) does not apply to contracts for the procurement of commercially available off-the-shelf items. This section does not render a provision of law not included on the list inapplicable to contracts for the procurement of commercially available off-the-shelf items.

(2) Laws to be included.-A provision of law described in subsection (b) shall be included on the list of inapplicable provisions of law required by paragraph (1) unless the Administrator makes a written determination that it would not be in the best interest of the Federal Government to exempt contracts for the procurement of commercially available off-the-shelf items from the applicability of the provision.

(3) Other authorities or responsibilities not affected.-This section does not modify, supersede, impair, or restrict authorities or responsibilities under-

(A) section 15 of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 644); or

(B) bid protest procedures developed under the authority of-

(i) subchapter V of chapter 35 of title 31;

(ii) section 2305(e) and (f) of title 10; or

(iii) sections 3706 and 3707 of this title.


(b) Covered Law.-Except as provided in subsection (a)(3), a provision of law referred to in subsection (a)(1) is a provision of law that the Administrator determines imposes Federal Government-unique policies, procedures, requirements, or restrictions for the procurement of property or services on persons whom the Federal Government has awarded contracts for the procurement of commercially available off-the-shelf items, except for a provision of law that-

(1) provides for criminal or civil penalties; or

(2) specifically refers to this section and provides that, notwithstanding this section, it shall be applicable to contracts for the procurement of commercially available off-the-shelf items.

( Pub. L. 111–350, §3, Jan. 4, 2011, 124 Stat. 3724 .)

Historical and Revision Notes
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Source (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
1907 41:431(a), (b). Pub. L. 93–400, §35(a), (b), as added Pub. L. 104–106, title XLII, §4203(a), Feb. 10, 1996, 110 Stat. 654 ; Pub. L. 105–85, title X, §1073(g)(2)(C), Nov. 18, 1997, 111 Stat. 1906 .