Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 4.djvu/745

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PUBLIC LAW 103-355 —OCT. 13, 1994 108 STAT. 3379 the stock of which is beneficially owned by the United States, for the manufacture or furnishing of materials, supplies, articles, and equipment. "(b) Any interested person shall have the right of judicial review of any legal question regarding the interpretation of the terms 'regular dealer and 'manufacturer*, as denned pursuant to subsection (a).". SEC. 7202. PROHTOinON ON USE OF FUNDS FOR DOCUMENTING ECO- NOMIC OR EMPLOYMENT IMPACT OF CERTAIN ACQUISI- TION PROGRAMS. (a) REVISION AND CODIFICATION.—(1) Subchapter I of chapter 134 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new section: "§2247. Prohibition on use of funds for documenting economic or employment impact of certain acquisition programs "No funds appropriated by the Congress may be obligated or expended to assist any contractor of the Department of Defense in preparing any material, report, lists, or analysis with respect to the actual or projected economic or employment impact in a particular State or congressional district of an acquisition program for which all research, development, testing, and evaluation has not been completed.". (2) The table of sections at the beginning of such subchapter is amended by adding at the end the following new item: "2247. Prohibition on use of funds for documenting economic or employment impact of certain acquisition programs.". (b) REPEAL OF SUPERSEDED LAW. —Section 9048 of Public Law 102-396 (106 Stat. 1913) is repealed. SEC. 7203. MERIT -BASED AWARD OF CONTRACTS AND GRANTS. (a) ARMED SERVICES ACQUISITIONS.—(1) Section 2304 of title 10, United States Code, as amended by section 1005, is further amended— (A) in subsection (c)(5), by inserting "subject to subsection (j)," after "(5)"; and (B) by adding at the end the following new subsection: "(j)(l) It is the policy of Congress that an agency named in section 2303(a) of tms title should not be required by legislation to award a new contract to a specific non-Federal Government entity. It is further the policy of Congress that any program, project, or technology identified in legislation be procured through meritbased selection procedures. "(2) A provision of law may not be construed as requiring a new contract to be awarded to a specified non-Federal Government entity unless that provision of law— "(A) specifically refers to this subsection; "(B) specifically identifies the particular non-Federal Government entity involved; and "(C) specifically states that the award to that entity is required by such provision of law in contravention of the policy set forth in paragraph (1). "(3) For purposes of this subsection, a contract is a new contract luiless the work provided for in the contract is a continuation