[USC05] 51 USC 50132: Acquisition of commercial space transportation services
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TEXT OF PART V OF SUBTITLE A (3001 ET SEQ.), EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2022, CURRENTLY SET OUT AS A PREVIEW

51 USC 50132: Acquisition of commercial space transportation services Text contains those laws in effect on June 17, 2021
From Title 51-NATIONAL AND COMMERCIAL SPACE PROGRAMSSubtitle V-Programs Targeting Commercial OpportunitiesCHAPTER 501-SPACE COMMERCESUBCHAPTER III-FEDERAL ACQUISITION OF SPACE TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

§50132. Acquisition of commercial space transportation services

(a) Treatment of Commercial Space Transportation Services as Commercial Service Under Acquisition Laws.-Acquisitions of space transportation services by the Federal Government shall be carried out in accordance with applicable acquisition laws and regulations (including chapters 137 and 140 of title 10). For purposes of such law and regulations, space transportation services shall be considered to be a commercial service.

(b) Safety Standards.-Nothing in this section shall be construed to prohibit the Federal Government from requiring compliance with applicable safety standards.

( Pub. L. 111–314, §3, Dec. 18, 2010, 124 Stat. 3400 ; Pub. L. 115–232, div. A, title VIII, §836(g)(10)(C), Aug. 13, 2018, 132 Stat. 1874 .)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised

Section

Source (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
50132 42 U.S.C. 14732. Pub. L. 105–303, title II, §202, Oct. 28, 1998, 112 Stat. 2855 .

Editorial Notes

Amendments

2018-Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 115–232 substituted "Commercial Service" for "Commercial Item" in heading and "commercial service" for "commercial item" in text.


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.