Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 116 Part 2.djvu/291

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PUBLIC LAW 107-217—AUG. 21, 2002 116 STAT. 1073 under section 3109 of title 5 to the extent the Administrator finds necessary to carry out chapters 1, 3, and 5 of this title and title III of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 (41 U.S.C. 251 et seq.). (c) PERSONNEL FROM OTHER AGENCIES. —Notwithstanding section 973 of title 10 or any other law, in carrying out functions under this subtitle the Administrator may use the services of personnel (including armed services personnel) from an executive agency other than the General Services Administration with the consent of the head of the agency. (d) DETAIL OF FIELD PERSONNEL TO DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.— The Administrator, in the Administrator's discretion, may detail field personnel of the Administration to the District of Columbia for temporary duty for a period of not more than 30 days in any one case. Subsistence or similar expenses may not be allowed for an employee on temporary duty in the District of Columbia under this paragraph. §312. Transfer and use of amounts for megor equipment acquisitions (a) IN GENERAL.—Subject to subsection (b), unobligated bedances of amounts appropriated or otherwise made available to the General Services Administration for operating expenses and salaries and expenses may be transferred and merged into the "Major equipment acquisitions and development activity" of the Salaries and Expenses, General Management and Administration appropriation account for— (1) agency-wide acquisition of capital equipment, automated data processing systems; and (2) financial msmagement and management information systems needed to implement the Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990 (Public Law 101-576, 104 Stat. 2838) and other laws or regulations. (b) REQUIREMENTS AND AVAILABILITY. — (1) TIME FOR TRANSFER. —Transfer of an smaount under this section must be done no later than the end of the fifth fiscal year after the fiscal year for which the amount is appropriated or otherwise made available. (2) APPROVAL FOR USE. — An amount transferred under this section may be used only with the advance approval of the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate. (3) AVAILABILITY.—An amount transferred under this section remains available until expended. § 313. Tests of materials (a) SCOPE.—T his section applies to any article or commodity tendered by a producer or vendor for sale or lease to the General Services Administration or to any procurement authority acting under the direction and control of the Administrator of General Services pursuant to this subtitle. (b) AUTHORITY TO CONDUCT TESTS.—The Administrator, in the Administrator's discretion and with the consent of the producer or vendor, may have tests conducted, in a manner the Administrator specifies, to— (1) determine whether an article or commodity conforms to prescribed specifications and standards; or