Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 4.djvu/721

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PUBLIC LAW 103-355—OCT. 13, 1994 108 STAT. 3355 (B) any provision of the Federal Acquisition Regulation that is required by a provision of law described in paragraph '^ (2), the waiver of which the Administrator determines in writing to be necessary to conduct any test of any of the procedures described in subsection (e). (2) The provisions of law referred to in paragraph (1) are as follows: (A) The following provisions of title 10, United States Code: (i) Section 2304. (ii) Section 2305. (iii) Section 2319. (B) Subsections (e), (f), and (g) of section 8 of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 637). (C) The following provisions of the Revised Statutes: (i) Section 3709 (41 U.S.C. 5). (ii) Section 3710 (41 U.S.C. 8). (iii) Section 3735 (41 U.S.C. 13). (D) The following provisions of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949: (i) Section 303 (41 U.S.C. 253). (ii) Section 303A (41 U.S.C. 253a). (iii) Section 303B (41 U.S.C. 253b). (iv) Section 303C (41 U.S.C. 253c). (v) Section 310 (41 U.S.C. 260). (E) The following provisions of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act: (i) Section 4(6) (41 U.S.C. 403(6)). (ii) Section 18 (41 U.S.C. 416). (3) If the Administrator determines that the conduct of a test requires the waiver of a law not listed in paragraph (2) or requires approval of an estimated dollar amount not permitted under subsection (c)(4), the Administrator may propose legislation to authorize the waiver or grant the approval. Before proposing such legislation, the Administrator may provide and publish a test plan as described in subsection (g). (i) REPORT. —Not later than 6 months after completion of a test conducted under subsection (a), the Comptroller (general shall submit to Congress a report for the test setting forth in detail the results of the test, including such recommendations as the Comptroller General considers appropriate. (j) COMMENCEMENT AND EXPIRATION OF AUTHORITY.—(1) The Administrator may not exercise the authority to conduct a test under subsection (a) in an agency and to award contracts under such a test before the date on which the head of the agency certifies to Congress under section 30A(a)(2) of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act that the agency has implemented a full FACNET capability. (2) The authority to conduct a test under subsection (a) in an agency and to award contracts under such a test shall expire 4 years after the date on which the head of the agency meikes the certification referred to in paragraph (1), Contracts entered into before such authority expires in an agency pursuant to a test shall remain in effect, notwithstanding the expiration of the authority to conduct the test under this section. (k) RULE OF CONSTRUCTION.— Nothing in this section shall be construed as authorizing the appropriation or obligation of funds for the tests conducted pursuant to subsection (a).