Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 4.djvu/664

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108 STAT. 3298 PUBLIC LAW 103-355—OCT. 13, 1994 "(2) Each finding referred to in paragraph (1) is final. The head of the agency making such finding shall maintain a copy of the finding for not less than 6 years after the date of the determination or decision.". SEC. 1505. RESTRICTIONS ON UNDEFINITIZED CONTRACTUAL AC- TIONS. (a) CLARIFICATION OF LIMITATION.—Subsection (b) of section 2326 of title 10, United States Code, is amended— (1) in the subsection heading, by striking out "AND EXPENDI- TURE"; (2) in paragraph (1)(B), by striking out "or expended"; (3) in paragraph (2), by striking out "expend" and inserting in lieu thereof "obligate"; and (4) in paragraph (3)— (A) by striking out "expended" and inserting in lieu thereof "obligated"; and (B) by striking out "expend" and inserting in lieu thereof "obligate". (b) WAIVER AUTHORITY.— Such subsection is further amended— (1) by redesignating paragraph (4) as paragraph (5); and (2) by inserting after paragraph (3) the following new paragraph (4): "(4) The head of an agency may waive the provisions of this subsection with respect to a contract of that agency if such head of an agency determines that the waiver is necessary in order to support a contingency operation.". (c) INAPPLICABILITY OF RESTRICTIONS TO CONTRACTS WITHIN THE SIMPLIFIED ACQUISITION THRESHOLD.— Subsection (g)(1)(B) of such section is amended by striking out "small purchase threshold" and inserting in lieu thereof "simplified acquisition threshold". SEC. 1506. REPEAL OF REQUIREMENT RELATING TO PRODUCTION SPE- CIAL TOOLING AND PRODUCTION SPECIAL TEST EQUIP- MENT. (a) REPEAL. —Section 2329 of title 10, United States Code, is repealed.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 related to section 2329. SEC. 1507. REGULATIONS FOR BIDS. Section 2381(a) of title 10, United States Code, is amended by striking out "(a) The Secretary" and all that follows through the end of paragraph (1) and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "(a) The Secretary of Defense may— "(1) prescribe regulations for the preparation, submission, and opening of bids for contracts; and". PART II—CIVILIAN AGENCY ACQUISITIONS SEC. 1551. DEFINITIONS. Section 309 of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 (41 U.S.C. 259) is amended by striking out subsection (c) and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "(c) The following terms have the meanings provided such terms in section 4 of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act (41 U.S.C. 403):