41 U.S.C.
United States Code, 2009 Edition
Title 41 - PUBLIC CONTRACTS
CHAPTER 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS
Sec. 23 - Orders or contracts for material placed with Government-owned establishments deemed obligations
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§23. Orders or contracts for material placed with Government-owned establishments deemed obligations

All orders or contracts for work or material or for the manufacture of material pertaining to approved projects heretofore or hereafter placed with Government-owned establishments shall be considered as obligations in the same manner as provided for similar orders or contracts placed with commercial manufacturers or private contractors, and the appropriations shall remain available for the payment of the obligations so created as in the case of contracts or orders with commercial manufacturers or private contractors.

(June 5, 1920, ch. 240, 41 Stat. 975; July 1, 1922, ch. 259, 42 Stat. 812; June 2, 1937, ch. 293, 50 Stat. 245.)

Codification

Section is a composite of acts June 5, 1920, ch. 240, and July 1, 1922, ch. 259. The words “for work or material” after “All orders or contracts”, “or contracts” after “similar orders”, and “or private contractors” after “commercial manufacturers” in two places are based on act July 1, 1922.

Amendments

1937—Act June 2, 1937, continued this section in effect.