41 U.S.C.
United States Code, 2009 Edition
Title 41 - PUBLIC CONTRACTS
CHAPTER 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS
Sec. 6a-1 - Architect of the Capitol, exception from advertisement requirements
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§6a–1. Architect of the Capitol, exception from advertisement requirements

On and after July 27, 1965, the purchase of supplies and equipment and the procurement of services for all branches under the Architect of the Capitol may be made in the open market without compliance with section 5 of this title in the manner common among businessmen, when the aggregate amount of the purchase or the service does not exceed $25,000 in any instance.

(Pub. L. 89–90, July 27, 1965, 79 Stat. 276; Pub. L. 93–356, §2, July 25, 1974, 88 Stat. 390; Pub. L. 98–191, §9(c), Dec. 1, 1983, 97 Stat. 1332.)

Prior Provisions

A prior section 6a–1, acts June 25, 1910, ch. 431, §23, 36 Stat. 861; May 18, 1916, ch. 125, §1, 39 Stat. 126; Jan. 12, 1927, ch. 27, 44 Stat. 936, related to purchase of Indian supplies, prior to repeal by act Oct. 10, 1940, ch. 851, §4, 54 Stat. 1111.

Amendments

1983—Pub. L. 98–191 substituted “$25,000” for “$10,000”.

1974—Pub. L. 93–356 substituted “$10,000” for “$2,500”.