31 U.S.C. § 6303

Current through P.L. 117-214 (published on www.congress.gov on 10/19/2022)
Section 6303 - Using procurement contracts

An executive agency shall use a procurement contract as the legal instrument reflecting a relationship between the United States Government and a State, a local government, or other recipient when-

(1) the principal purpose of the instrument is to acquire (by purchase, lease, or barter) property or services for the direct benefit or use of the United States Government; or
(2) the agency decides in a specific instance that the use of a procurement contract is appropriate.

31 U.S.C. § 6303

Pub. L. 97-258, Sept. 13, 1982, 96 Stat. 1004.

HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTES
Revised SectionSource (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
630341:503.Feb. 3, 1978, Pub. L. 95-224, §4, 92 Stat. 4.
The words "type of" are omitted as unnecessary. The word "decides" is substituted for "determines" for consistency.

State
"State" means a State of the United States, the District of Columbia, a territory or possession of the United States, an agency or instrumentality of a State, and a multi-State, regional, or interstate entity having governmental duties and powers.
local government
"local government" means a unit of government in a State, a local public authority, a special district, an intrastate district, a council of governments, a sponsor group representative organization, an interstate entity, or another instrumentality of a local government.