Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 4.djvu/744

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108 STAT. 3378 PUBLIC LAW 103-355—OCT. 13, 1994 SEC. 7108. FUNCTIONS OF OFFICE OF FEDERAL PROCUREMENT POL- ICY RELATING TO SMALX. BUSINESS. (a) POLICIES.—Section 6(d) of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act (41 U.S.C. 405(d)) is amended by adding after paragraph (9), as added by section 5091, the following new paragraphs: "(10) developing policies, in consultation with the Administrator of the Small Business Administration, that ensure that small businesses, small businesses owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals, and small businesses owned and controlled by women are provided with the maximum practicable opportunities to participate in procurements that are conducted for amounts below the simplified acquisition threshold; " (11) developing policies that will promote achievement of goals for participation by small businesses, small businesses owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals, and small business owned and controlled by women; and". (b) EDUCATION AND TRAINING.—Section 6(d)(5) of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act (41 U.S.C. 405(d)(5)) is amended— (1) by striking out "and" at the end of subparagraph (A); (2) by striking out the semicolon at the end of subparagraph (B) and inserting in lieu thereof"; and"; and (3) by adding at the end the following new subparagraph: (C) establish policies and procedures for the establishment and implementation of education and training programs authorized by this Act, including the establishment and implementation of training, in conjunction with the General Services Administration, for critical procurement Eersonnel designed to increase the participation of small usiness concerns owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals, women, and other minorities in procurement activities conducted by an executive agency.". Subtitle B—Socioeconomic Laws SEC. 7201. ACQUISITIONS GENERALLY. The Act of June 30, 1936 (41 U.S.C. 35 et seq.), commonly referred to as the "Walsh-Healey Act", is amended— 41 USC 35. (1) in the first section, by striking out subsection (a) and redesignating subsections (b), (c), (d), and (e), as subsections (a), (b), (c), and (d), respectively; 41 USC 43a. (2) in section 10(b) by striking out "manufacturer of, or regular dealer in," and inserting in lieu thereof "supplier of; (3) in section 10(c) by striking out " 'regular dealer, 'manufacturer',"; and (4) by adding at the end the following new sections: 41 USC 43b. "SEC. 11. (a) The Secretary of Labor may prescribe in regulations the standards for determining whether a contractor is a manufacturer of or a regular dealer in materials, supplies, articles, or equipment to be manufactured or used in the performance of a contract entered into by any executive department, independent establishment, or other agency or instrumentaUty of the United States, or by the District of (Columbia, or by any corporation all