Current through P.L. 118-22 with Court Rules updates (published on www.congress.gov on 12/01/2023)
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.Pub. L. 97-258, Sept. 13, 1982, 96 Stat. 1004.
The words "type of" are omitted as unnecessary. The word "decides" is substituted for "determines" for consistency.
|HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTES|
|Revised Section||Source (U.S. Code)||Source (Statutes at Large)|
|6303||41:503.||Feb. 3, 1978, Pub. L. 95-224, §4, 92 Stat. 4.|
- "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.