Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 4.djvu/754

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108 STAT. 3388 PUBLIC LAW 103-355—OCT. 13, 1994 (3) set forth guidance regarding the use of past performance of commercial items and sources as a factor in contract award decisions. (f) DEFENSE CONTRACT CLAUSES.— (1) Section 824(b) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 1990 and 1991 (Public Law 101-189; 10 U.S.C. 2325 note) shall cease to be effective on the date on which the regulations implementing this section become effective. (2) Notwithstanding subsection (b), a contract of the Department of Defense entered into before the date on which section 824(b) ceases to be effective under paragraph (1), and a subcontract entered into before such date under such a contract, may include clauses developed pursuant to paragraphs (2) and (3) of section 824(b) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 1990 and 1991 (Public Law 101-189; 10 U.S.C. 2325 note). SEC. 8003. LIST OF INAPPUCABLE LAWS IN FEDERAL ACQUISITION REGULATION. (a) LIST. —The Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act (41 U.S.C. 401 et seq.), is amended by adding after section 33, as added by section 4101, the following new section: 41 USC 430. "SEC. 34. UST OF LAWS INAPPLICABLE TO PROCUREMENTS OF COMMERCIAL ITEMS IN FEDERAL ACQUISITION REGULA- TION. "(a) LIST OF INAPPLICABLE PROVISIONS OF LAW.—(1) The Federal Acquisition Regulation shall include a Ust of provisions of law that are inapplicable to contracts for the procurement of commercial items. A provision of law that is properly included on the Ust pursuant to paragraph (2) may not be construed as applicable to purchases of commercial items by an executive agency. Nothing in this section shall be construed to render inapplicable to contracts for the procurement of commercial items any provision of law that is not included on such list. "(2) A provision of law described in subsection (c) that is enacted after the date of the enactment of the Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act of 1994 shall be included on the list of inapplicable provisions of law required by paragraph (1), unless the Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council makes a written determination that it would not be in the best interest of the Federal (jovernment to exempt contracts for the procurement of commercial items from the applicability of the provision. "(b) SUBCONTRACTS. —(1) The Federal Acquisition Regulation shall include a list of provisions of law that are inapplicable to subcontracts under either a contract for the procurement of commercial items or a subcontract for the procurement of commercial items. A provision of law that is properly included on the list pursuant to paragraph (2) may not be construed as applicable to such subcontracts. Nothing in this section shall be construed to render inapplicable to subcontracts under a contract for the procurement of commercial items any provision of law that is not included on such list. "(2) A provision of law described in subsection (c) shall be included on the list of inapplicable provisions of law required by paragraph (1) unless the Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council makes a written determination that it would not be in the best interest of the Federal Government to exempt subcontracts under