41 U.S.C.
United States Code, 2009 Edition
Title 41 - PUBLIC CONTRACTS
CHAPTER 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS
Sec. 6b - Miscellaneous exceptions from advertisement requirements
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§6b. Miscellaneous exceptions from advertisement requirements

(a) Control of insects, pests, and grass diseases

Materials and equipment for the control of incipient or emergency outbreaks of insects, pests, or grass diseases, including grasshoppers, Mormon crickets, and chinch bugs, may be procured with any sums appropriated to carry out the provisions of sections 148 to 148e 1 of title 7 without regard to the provisions of section 5 of this title, and the transportation thereof may be under such conditions and means as shall be determined by the Secretary of Agriculture to be most advantageous.

(b) Omitted

(c) Operations on Menominee Indian Reservation

All contracts for labor or supplies necessary for the carrying on of operations on the Menominee Indian Reservation pursuant to the Act of March 28, 1908 (35 Stat. 51), as amended, shall be exempt from the requirements of section 5 of this title.

(d) Sale of Indian produced forest products

The lumber and other forest products produced by Indian enterprises from the forests on Indian reservations may be sold under such regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe, without compliance with section 5 of this title.

(June 24, 1940, ch. 412, 54 Stat. 504; Oct. 10, 1940, ch. 851, §3, 54 Stat. 1111.)

References in Text

Sections 148 to 148e of title 7, referred to in subsec. (a), were repealed. Sections 148, 148a, and 148c to 148e were repealed by Pub. L. 106–224, title IV, §438(a)(6), June 20, 2000, 114 Stat. 454, and section 148b was repealed by Act Oct. 10, 1940, ch. 851, §4, 54 Stat. 1111.

Act of March 28, 1908 (35 Stat. 51), referred to in subsec. (c), probably means act Mar. 28, 1908, ch. 111, 35 Stat. 51, which is not classified to the Code.

Codification

Subsecs. (a) to (c) are from act Oct. 10, 1940. Subsec. (b), which related to obligations of Civilian Conservation Corps, was omitted because the Corps was liquidated June 30, 1944.

Subsec. (d) is from act June 24, 1940, which was formerly classified to section 6mm of this title.

Subsec. (e), which related to the employment of experts or consultants in the Canal Zone, was from the General Government Matters Appropriation Act, 1962, Pub. L. 87–125, title III, §301, Aug. 3, 1961, 75 Stat. 279, and was omitted as not repeated in subsequent appropriation acts. Provisions similar to former subsec. (e) were contained in the following prior appropriation acts:

May 13, 1960, Pub. L. 86–451, title II, §201, 74 Stat. 101.

July 13, 1959, Pub. L. 86–88, title II, §201, 73 Stat. 208.

June 25, 1958, Pub. L. 85–469, title II, §203, 72 Stat. 236.

June 13, 1957, Pub. L. 85–52, title II, §203, 71 Stat. 79, as amended Mar. 28, 1958, Pub. L. 85–352, ch. II, §201, 72 Stat. 52.

June 20, 1956, ch. 415, title II, §203, 70 Stat. 324.

June 30, 1955, ch. 253, title II, §203, 69 Stat. 236.

June 30, 1954, ch. 425, §104, 68 Stat. 335.

July 27, 1953, ch. 245, §104, 67 Stat. 202.

July 11, 1952, ch. 669, §104, 66 Stat. 584.

Oct. 24, 1951, ch. 556, §104, 65 Stat. 622.

Sept. 6, 1950, ch. 896, Ch. IX, §103, 64 Stat. 730.

Oct. 13, 1949, ch. 688, §4, 63 Stat. 852.

June 25, 1948, ch. 655, §4, 62 Stat. 1026.

July 31, 1947, ch. 411, §4, 61 Stat. 694.

May 2, 1946, ch. 247, §4, 60 Stat. 167.

Mar. 31, 1945, ch. 45, §4, 59 Stat. 45.

June 26, 1944, ch. 275, §4, 58 Stat. 333.

June 2, 1943, ch. 115, §4, 57 Stat. 99.

Apr. 28, 1942, ch. 246, §5, 56 Stat. 225.

June 24, 1940, ch. 412, 54 Stat. 504.

Prior Provisions

A prior section 6b, acts Feb. 23, 1931, ch. 281, 46 Stat. 1363; June 30, 1932, ch. 330, 47 Stat. 460; June 16, 1933, ch. 101, 48 Stat. 292; Mar. 28, 1934, ch. 102, title I, 48 Stat. 514; Feb. 2, 1935, ch. 3, 49 Stat. 11; Mar. 19, 1936, ch. 156, 49 Stat. 1173; June 28, 1937, ch. 396, 50 Stat. 336; May 23, 1938, ch. 259, 52 Stat. 418; Mar. 16, 1939, ch. 11, 53 Stat. 532; Apr. 18, 1940, ch. 107, 54 Stat. 131, excepted General Accounting Office from provisions of section 5 of this title, prior to repeal by act Oct. 10, 1940, ch. 851, §4, 54 Stat. 1111.

Transfer of Functions

Functions of all officers, agencies and employees of Department of Agriculture transferred, with certain exceptions, to Secretary of Agriculture by Reorg. Plan No. 2 of 1953, §1, eff. June 4, 1953, 18 F.R. 3219, 67 Stat. 633, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

1 See References in Text note below.