41 U.S.C.
United States Code, 2009 Edition
Title 41 - PUBLIC CONTRACTS
CHAPTER 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS
Sec. 43a - Administrative procedure provisions
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§43a. Administrative procedure provisions

(a) Applicability

Notwithstanding any provision of section 553 of title 5, subchapter II of chapter 5, and chapter 7, of title 5 shall be applicable in the administration of sections 35 to 39 and 41 to 43 of this title.

(b) Wage determination; administrative review

All wage determinations under section 35(a) of this title shall be made on the record after opportunity for a hearing. Review of any such wage determination, or of the applicability of any such wage determination, may be had within ninety days after such determination is made in the manner provided in chapter 7 of title 5 by any person adversely affected or aggrieved thereby, who shall be deemed to include any supplier of materials, supplies, articles or equipment purchased or to be purchased by the Government from any source, who is in any industry to which such wage determination is applicable.

(c) Judicial review

Notwithstanding the inclusion of any stipulations required by any provision of sections 35 to 45 of this title in any contract subject to said sections, any interested person shall have the right of judicial review of any legal question which might otherwise be raised, including, but not limited to, wage determinations and the interpretation of the terms “locality” and “open market”.

(June 30, 1936, ch. 881, §10, as added June 30, 1952, ch. 530, title III, §301, 66 Stat. 308; amended Pub. L. 103–355, title VII, §7201(2), (3), Oct. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 3378; Pub. L. 104–106, div. D, title XLIII, §4321(f)(2), Feb. 10, 1996, 110 Stat. 675.)

Codification

“Section 553 of title 5”, “subchapter II of chapter 5, and chapter 7, of title 5”, and “chapter 7 of title 5” substituted for “section 1003 of title 5”, “such Act [meaning the Administrative Procedure Act]”, and “section 1009 of title 5”, respectively, on authority of Pub. L. 89–554, §7(b), Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 631, the first section of which enacted Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

Prior Provisions

A prior section 10 of act June 30, 1936, was renumbered section 12, and is classified to section 44 of this title.

Amendments

1996—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 104–106, §4321(f)(2)(A), substituted “section 35(a)” for “section 35(b)”.

Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 104–106, §4321(f)(2)(B), struck out comma after “ ‘locality’ ”.

1994—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 103–355, §7201(2), substituted “supplier of materials” for “manufacturer of, or regular dealer in, materials”.

Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 103–355, §7201(3), struck out “ ‘regular dealer’, ‘manufacturer’,” before “and ‘open market’ ”.

Effective Date of 1996 Amendment

For effective date and applicability of amendment by Pub. L. 104–106, see section 4401 of Pub. L. 104–106, set out as a note under section 251 of this title.

Effective Date of 1994 Amendment

For effective date and applicability of amendment by Pub. L. 103–355, see section 10001 of Pub. L. 103–355, set out as a note under section 251 of this title.