Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 4.djvu/760

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108 STAT. 3394 PUBLIC LAW 103-355—OCT. 13, 1994 (2) by inserting after subsection (e) the following new subsection: " (f) PRESUMPTION OF DEVELOPMENT EXCLUSIVELY AT PRIVATE EXPENSE FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS CONTRACTS.— In the case of a challenge to a use or release restriction that is assert;ed with respect to technical data of a contractor or subcontractor under a contract for commercial items, the contracting officer shall presume that the contractor or subcontractor has justified the restriction on the basis that the item was developed exclusively at private expense, whether or not the contractor or subcontractor submits a justification in response to the notice provided pursuant to subsection (d)(3). In such a case, the challenge to the use or release restriction may be sustained only if information provided by the Department of Defense demonstrates that the item was not developed exclusively at private expense.". Subtitle C—Civilian Agency Acquisitions SEC. 8201. RELATIONSHIP TO OTHER PROVISIONS OF LAW. Title III of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 (41 U.S.C. 251 et seq.), as amended by section 5051(a), is further amended by adding after section 313 the following new section: 41 USC 264. "SEC. 314. RELATIONSHIP OF COMMERCIAL ITEM PROVISIONS TO OTHER PROVISIONS OF LAW. "(a) APPLICABILITY OF TITLE.—Unless otherwise specifically provided, nothing in this section, section 314A, or section 314B shall be construed as providing that any other provision of this title relating to procurement is inapplicable to the procurement of commercial items. " (b) LIST OF LAWS INAPPLICABLE TO CONTRACTS FOR THE ACQUISITION OF COMMERCIAL ITEMS. —N O contract for the procurement of a commercial item entered into by the head of an executive agency shall be subject to any law properly listed in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (pursuant to section 34 of the Office of Federal Procurement PoUcy Act).". SEC. 8202. DEFINITIONS. Title III of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 (41 U.S.C. 251 et seq.), as amended by section 8201, is further amended by adding after section 314 the following new section: 41 USC 264a. «SEC. 314A. DEFINITIONS. "As used in this title, the terms 'commercial item', 'nondevelopmental item', 'component', and 'commercial component' have the meanings provided in section 4 of the Office of Federal Procurement PoUcy Act.". SEC. 8203. PREFERENCE FOR ACQUISITION OF COMMERCIAL ITEMS. Title III of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 (41 U.S.C. 251 et seq.), as amended by section 8202, is further amended by adding after section 314A the following new section: