Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 4.djvu/666

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108 STAT. 3300 PUBLIC LAW 103-355—OCT. 13, 1994 SEC. 1553. DETERMINATIONS AND DECISIONS. Title III of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 (41 U.S.C. 251 et seq.), as amended by section 1552, is further amended by adding at the end the following new section: 41 USC 262. "SEC. 312. DETERMINATIONS AND DECISIONS. "(a) INDIVIDUAL OR CLASS DETERMINATIONS AND DECISIONS AUTHORIZED. —Determinations and decisions required to be made under this title by the head of an executive agency may be made for an individual purchase or contract or, except to the extent expressly prohibited by another provision of law, for a class of purchases or contracts. Such determinations and decisions are final. "(b) WRITTEN FINDINGS REQUIRED. —(1) Each determination under section 305(d) or section 304C(c)(2)(B) shall be based on a written finding by the person making the determination or decision. The finding shall set out facts and circumstances that support the determination or decision. "(2) Each finding referred to in paragraph (1) is final. "(3) The head of an executive agency shall maintain for a period of not less than 6 years a copy of each finding referred to in paragraph (1) that is made by a person in that executive agency. The period begins on the date of the determination or decision to which the finding relates.". SEC. 1554. REPEAL OF PREFERENCE FOR RECYCLED TONER CAR- TRIDGES. The following provisions of law, relating to a preference for procurement of recycled toner cartridges, are repealed: (1) Section 630 of Public Law 102-393 (106 Stat. 1773) and the provision of law enclosed in quotation marks in that section (42 U.S.C. 6962(j)). (2) Section 401 of PuWic Law 103-123 (107 Stat. 1238; 42 U.S.C. 6962 note). SEC. 1555. COOPERATIVE PURCHASING. Subsection (b) of section 201 of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 (40 U.S.C. 481), is amended to read as follows: "(b)(1) The Administrator shall, as far as practicable, provide any of the services specified in subsection (a) of this section to any other Federal agency, mixed-ownership Government corporation (as defined in section 9101 of title 31, United States Cfode), or the District of Columbia, upon its request. "(2)(A) The Administrator may provide for the use of Federal supply schedules of the General Services Administration by any of the following entities upon request: "(i) A State, any department or agency of a State, and any political subdivision of a State, including a local government. "(ii) The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. "(iii) The government of an Indian tribe (as defined in section 4(e) of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (25 U.S.C. 450b(e))). "(B) Subparagraph (A) may not be construed to authorize an entity referred to in that subparagraph to order existing stock or inventory from federally owned and operated, or federally owned and contractor operated, supply depots, warehouses, or similar facilities.