Law inapplicable to the procurement of automatic data processing Development equipment and services for certain defense purposes



Section 2315..

(a) Section 111 of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 (40 U.S.C. 759) is not applicable to the procurement of the Department of Defense of automatic data processing equipment or services if the function, operation, or use of the equipment or services-

(1) involves intelligence activities;
(2) involves cryptologic activities related to national security;
(3) involves the command and control of military forces;
(4) involves equipment that is an integral part of a weapon or weapons system; or
(5) subject to subsection (b), is critical to the direct fulfillment of military of intelligence missions.

(b) Subsection (a)(5) does not include procurement of automatic data processing equipment or services to be used for routine administrative and business applications (including payroll, finance, logistics, and personnel management applications).

(Added by Public Law 97-86, Title IX, Section 908(a)(1), Dec. 1, 1981, 95 Stat. 1117, and amended by Public Law 97-295, section 1(25), Oct. 12, 1982, 96 Stat. 1291.)

Historical Note

1982 Amendment. Subsection (a). Pub.L. 97-295, Section 1(25), substituted "(40 U.S.C. 759)" for "(40 U.S.C. 795)".

Effective Date. Section 908(b) of Pub.L 97-86 provided that:

"Section 2315 of title 10, U.S.C. [this section], as added by subsection (a), does not apply to a contract made before the date of the enactment of this Act [Dec. 1, 1981]."

Legislative History. For legislative history and purpose of Pub.L. 97-86, see 1981 U.S.C. Cong. and Adm.News, p. 1781. See, also, Pub.L. 97-295, 1982 U.S.C. Cong. and Adm.News, p. 2598.

Library References

United States 55 C.J.S. U.S. Sections 71, 73.