Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 4.djvu/771

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PUBLIC LAW 103-355 —OCT. 13, 1994 108 STAT. 3405 (c) FINAL REGULATIONS. —F inal regulations shall be published in the Federal Register not later than 330 days after the date of enactment of this Act. (d) MODIFICATIONS. —F inal regulations promulgated pursuant to this section to implement an amendment made by this Act may provide for modification of an existing contract without consideration upon the request of the contractor. (e) REQUIREMENT FOR CLARITY. — Officers and employees of the Federal Government who prescribe regulations to implement this Act and the amendments made by this Act shall make every effort practicable to ensure that the regulations are concise and are easily understandable by potential offerors as well as by Government officials. (f) SAVINGS PROVISIONS.— (1) Nothing in this Act shall be construed to affect the validity of any action taken or any contract entered into before the date specified in the regulations piu-suant to section 10001(b)(3) except to the extent and in the manner prescribed in such regulations. (2) Except as specifically provided in this Act, nothing in this Act shall be construed to require the renegotiation or modification of contracts in existence on the date of the enactment of this Act. (3) Except as otherwise provided in this Act, a law amended by this Act snail continue to be applied according to the provisions thereof as such law was in effect on the day before the date of the enactment of this Act until— (A) the date specified in final regulations implementing the amendment of that law (as promulgated piu'suant to this section); or (B) if no such date is specified in regulations, October 1, 1995. SEC. 10003. EVALUATION BY THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL. (a) EVALUATION REIJVTING TO ISSUANCE OF REGULATIONS.— Not later than 180 days after the issuance in final form of revisions to the Federal Acquisition Regulation pursuant to section 10002, the Comptroller General shall submit to Congress a report evaluating compliance with such section. (b) EVALUATION OF IMPLEMENTATION OF REGULATIONS. —Not later than 18 months afi^r issuance in final form of revisions to the Federal Acquisition Regulation pursuant to section 10002, the Comptroller General shall submit to the committees referred to in subsection (c) a report evaluating the effectiveness of the regulations implementing this Act in streamlining the acquisition system and fulnlUng the other purposes of this Act. (c) COMMITTEES DESIGNATED TO RECEIVE THE REPORTS.— The Comptroller General shall submit the reports required by this section to— (1) the Committees on Governmental Affairs, on Armed Services, and on Small Business of the Senate; and (2) the Committees on Government Operations, on Armed Services, and on Small Business of the House of Representatives. SEC. 10004. DATA COLLECTION THROUGH THE FEDERAL PROCURE- MENT DATA SYSTEM. (a) DATA COLLECTION REQUIRED. — The Federal Procurement Data System described in section 6(d)(4)(A) of the Office of Federal Federal Roister, publication. 41 USC 251 note. 41 USC 405 note.