10 USC 2872b: Treatment of breach of contract
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TEXT OF PART V OF SUBTITLE A (3001 ET SEQ.), EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2022, CURRENTLY SET OUT AS A PREVIEW

10 USC 2872b: Treatment of breach of contract Text contains those laws in effect on September 23, 2021
From Title 10-ARMED FORCESSubtitle A-General Military LawPART IV-SERVICE, SUPPLY, AND PROCUREMENTCHAPTER 169-MILITARY CONSTRUCTION AND MILITARY FAMILY HOUSINGSUBCHAPTER IV-ALTERNATIVE AUTHORITY FOR ACQUISITION AND IMPROVEMENT OF MILITARY HOUSING
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§2872b. Treatment of breach of contract

(a) Response to Material Breach.-In the case of a material breach of contract under this subchapter by a party to the contract, the Secretary concerned shall use the authorities available to the Secretary, including withholding amounts to be paid under the contract, to encourage the party to cure the breach.

(b) Rescinding of Contract.-If a material breach of the contract is not cured in a timely manner, as determined by the Secretary concerned, the Secretary may-

(1) rescind the contract pursuant to the terms of the contract; and

(2) prohibit the offending party from entering into a new contract or undertaking expansions of other existing contracts, or both, with the Secretary under this subchapter.

(Added Pub. L. 116–92, div. B, title XXX, §3033(a), Dec. 20, 2019, 133 Stat. 1936 .)