Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 4.djvu/708

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note. 108 STAT. 3342 PUBLIC LAW 103-355—OCT. 13, 1994 40 USC 270d-i. "SEC. 5. This Act does not apply to a contract in an amount that is not greater than $100,000.". 40 USC 270a. (B) Subsection (a) of the first section of such Act is amended by striking out", exceeding $25,000 in amount,". ^IH^^^^^ ,(2)(A) The Federal Acquisition Regulation shall provide alternatives to payment bonds as payment protections for suppliers of labor and materials under contracts referred to in subparagraph (C). (B) The contracting officer for a contract shall— (i) select, from among the payment protections provided for in the Federal Acquisition Regulation pursuant to subparagraph (A), one or more payment protections which the offeror awarded the contract is to submit to the Federal Government for the protection of suppliers of labor and materials for such contract; and (ii) specify in the solicitation of offers for such contract the payment protection or protections so selected. (C) The regulations required under subparagraph (A) and the requirements of subparagraph (B) apply with respect to contracts referred to in subsection (a) of the first section of the Miller Act that are greater than $25,000 but not greater than $100,000. (c) CONTRACT WORK HOURS AND SAFETY STANDARDS ACT. — (1) Section 103 of the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act (40 U.S.C. 329) is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection: "(c) This title does not apply to a contract in an amount that is not greater than $100,000.". (2) Section 107(a) of such Act (40 U.S.C. 333(a)) is amended by inserting after "It shall be a condition of each contract" the following: "(other than a contract referred to in section 103(c))". (d) DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE ACT OF 1988.— Section 5152(a)(1) of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988 (subtitle D of title V of the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988; Public Law 100-690; 41 U.S.C. 701(a)(1)) is amended by striking out "of $25,000 or more from any Federal agency and inserting in lieu thereof "greater than the simplified acquisition threshold (as defined in section 4(11) of such Act (41 U.S.C. 403(11))) by any Federal agency". (e) SouD WASTE DISPOSAL ACT.—Paragraph (3) of section 6002(c) of the SoHd Waste Disposal Act (42 U.S.C. 6962(c)) is amended— (1) by redesignating subparagraphs (A) and (B) as clauses (i) and (ii), respectively; (2) by inserting "(A)" after "(3)"; and (4) by adding at the end the following new subparagraph: "(B) Clause (ii) of subparagraph (A) applies only to a contract in an amount greater than $100,000.". Subtitle C—Simplified Acquisition Procedures SEC. 4201. SIMPLIFIED ACQUISITION PROCEDURES. (a) REQUIREMENT FOR SIMPLIFIED PROCEDURES IN FAR.—The Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act (41 U.S.C. 401 et seq.) is further amended by inserting before section 33, as added by section 4101, the following new section: