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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

PUBLIC LAW 98-525—OCT. 19, 1984

98 STAT. 2599

statement specifying the amount of the difference between its lowest commercial price for the items and the price offered and providing a justification for that difference. "(c) Subsections (a) and (b) do not apply to a contract if the contracting officer determines that the use of the price otherwise required by subsection (a) for such contract is not appropriate because of— "(1) national security considerations; or "(2) differences in quantities, quality, delivery, or other terms and conditions of the contract from commercial contract terms.". (b) Within 60 days after the date the regulations required by section 2320(a) of title 10, United States Code (as added by subsection (a)), are prescribed, the Secretary of Defense, the Administrator of General Services, and the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration shall submit to Congress a joint report describing in detail how those regulations give consideration to the factors specified for consideration in that subsection. (c)(1) Section 2318 of title 10, United States Code (as added by subsection (a)), shall take effect on April 1, 1985. (2) Sections 2319, 2320, and 2321 of title 10, United States Code (as added by subsection (a)), shall apply with respect to solicitations issued after the end of the one-year period beginning on the date of the enactment of this Act. (3) Section 2322 of title 10, United States Code (as added by subsection (a)), shall take effect at the end of the 90-day period beginning on the date of the enactment of this Act. (4) Section 2323 of title 10, United States Code (as added by subsection (a)), shall take effect at the end of the 180-day period beginning on the date of the enactment of this Act. CLERICAL AMENDMENTS

SEC. 1217. The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 137 of title 10, United States Code, is amended— (1) by inserting after the item relating to section 2303 the following new item: "2303a. Publication of proposed regulations."; and

(2) by adding at the end thereof the following new items: "2317. Encouragement of competition and cost savings. "2318. Advocates for competition. "2319. Encouragement of new competition. "2320. Rights in technical data. "2321. Validation of proprietary data restrictions. "2322. Limitation on small business set-asides. "2323. eommercial pricing for supplies.". PART C—AMENDMENTS TO CHAPTER 141 OF TITLE 10, UNITED STATES CODE IDENTIFICATION OF SOURCES OF SUPPLIES

SEC. 1231. (a) Section 2384 of title 10, United States Code, is amended to read as follows:

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Effective dates. lo use 2318 ^S use 2319 note. lo use 2322 ^°^lo use 2323 note,