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108 STAT. 3296 PUBLIC LAW 103-355—OCT. 13, 1994 Subtitle E—Policy, DeHnitions, and Other Matters PART I—ARMED SERVICES ACQUISITIONS SEC. 1501. REPEAL OF POLICY STATEMENT. (a) REPEAL.—Section 2301 of title 10, United States Code, is repealed. (b) CLERICAL AMENDMENT. —The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 137 of such title is amended by striking out the item relating to section 2301. SEC. 1502. DEFINITIONS. Section 2302 of title 10, United States Code, is amended— (1) by striking out paragraph (3) and inserting in Heu thereof the following: "(3) The following terms have the meanings provided such terms in section 4 of the Office of Federal Procurement Pohcy Act (41 US.C. 403): "(A) The term 'procurement'. "(B) The term 'procurement system'. "(C) The term 'standards'. "(D) The term 'full and open competition'. "(E) The term 'responsible source'. "(F) The term 'item'. "(G) The term 'item of suppl/. " (H) The term 'supplies'. "(I) The term 'commercial item'. "(J) The term 'nondevelopmental item'. "(K) The term 'commercial component' "(L) The term 'component'."; and (2) by striking out paragraph (7) and inserting in lieu thereof the following new paragraph (7): "(7) The term 'simplified acquisition threshold' has the meaning provided that term in section 4 of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act (41 U.S.C. 403), except that, in the case of any contract to be awarded and performed," or purchase to be made, outside the United States in support of a contingency operation, the term means an amount equal to two times the amount specified for that term in section 4 of such Act.". SEC. 1603. DELEGATION OF PROCUREMENT FUNCTIONS. (a) CONSOLIDATION OF DELEGATION AUTHORITY.—(1) Section 2311 of title 10, United States Code, is amended to read as follows:

    • § 2311. Assignment and delegation of procurement functions

and responsibilities "(a) IN GENERAL.—Except to the extent expressly prohibited by another provision of law, the head of an agency may delegate, subject to his direction, to any other officer or official of that agency, any power under this chapter. "(b) PROCUREMENTS FOR OR WiTH OTHER AGENCIES. —Subject to subsection (a), to facilitate the procurement of property and services covered by this chapter by each agency named in section 2303 of this title for any other agency, and to facihtate joint procurement by those agencies—