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thereof as such law was in effect on the day before the date of the enactment of this Act until
(A) the date specified in final regulations implementing the amendment of that law (as promulgated pursuant to this section); or
(B) if no such date is specified in regulations, October 1, 1995. SEC. 10003. (41 U.S.C. 251 note) EVALUATION BY THE COMPTROLLER
GENERAL. (a) EVALUATION RELATING TO ISSUANCE OF REGULATIONS.—Not later than 180 days after the issuance in final form of revisions to the Federal Acquisition Regulation pursuant to section 10002, the Comptroller General shall submit to Congress a report evaluating compliance with such section.
(b) EVALUATION OF IMPLEMENTATION OF REGULATIONS.-Not later than 18 months after issuance in final form of revisions to the Federal Acquisition Regulation pursuant to section 10002, the Comptroller General shall submit to the committees referred to in subsection (c) a report evaluating the effectiveness of the regulations implementing this Act in streamlining the acquisition system and fulfilling the other purposes of this Act.
(c) COMMITTEES DESIGNATED TO RECEIVE THE REPORTS.—The Comptroller General shall submit the reports required by this section to
(1) the Committees on Governmental Affairs, on Armed Services, and on Small Business of the Senate; and
(2) the Committees on Government Operations, on Armed Services, and on Small Business of the House of Representa
tives. SEC. 10004. (41 U.S.C. 405 note] DATA COLLECTION THROUGH THE FED
ERAL PROCUREMENT DATA SYSTEM. (a) DATA COLLECTION REQUIRED.-The Federal Procurement Data System described in section 6(d)(4)(A) of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act (41 U.S.C. 405(d)(4)А)) shall be modified to collect from contracts in excess of the simplified acquisition threshold data identifying the following matters:
(1) Contract awards made pursuant to competitions conducted pursuant to section 2323 of title 10, United States Code, or section 7102 of the Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act of 1994.
(2) Awards to business concerns owned and controlled by women.
(3) Number of offers received in response to a solicitation. (4) Task order contracts.
(5) Contracts for the acquisition of commercial items. (b) DEFINITION.-In this section, the term "simplified acquisition threshold" has the meaning given such term in section 4(11) of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act (41 U.S.C. 403(11)).
"ED PROVISIONS OF THE HOMELAND SECURITY
ACT OF 2002
(Public Law 107–296; 6 U.S.C. 101 et seq.)
AN ACT To establish the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.
(a) SHORT TITLE.—This Act may be cited as the “Homeland Security Act of 2002".
(b) TABLE OF CONTENTS.—The table of contents for this Act is as follows: Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents.
TITLE VIII—COORDINATION WITH NON-FEDERAL ENTITIES; INSPECTOR
GENERAL; UNITED STATES SECRET SERVICE; COAST GUARD; GENERAL PROVISIONS
Subtitle F_Federal Emergency Procurement Flexibility Sec. 851. Definition. Sec. 852. Procurements for defense against or recovery from terrorism or nuclear,
biological, chemical, or radiological attack. Sec. 853. Increased simplified acquisition threshold for procurements in support of
humanitarian or peacekeeping operations or contingency operations. Sec. 854. Increased micro-purchase threshold for certain procurements. Sec. 855. Application of certain commercial items authorities to certain procure
TITLE VIII—COORDINATION WITH NON
FEDERAL ENTITIES; INSPECTOR GENERAL; UNITED STATES SECRET SERV. ICE; COAST GUARD; GENERAL PROVISIONS
SEC. 831. [6 U.S.C. 391) RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS.
(a) AUTHORITY.-During the 5-year period following the effective date of this Act, the Secretary may carry out a pilot program under which the Secretary may exercise the following authorities:
(1) IN GENERAL.- When the Secretary carries out basic, applied, and advanced research and development projects, including the expenditure of funds for such projects, the Secretary may exercise the same authority (subject to the same limitations and conditions) with respect to such research and projects as the Secretary of Defense may exercise under section 2371 of title 10, United States Code (except for subsections (b) and (f)), after making a determination that the use of a contract, grant, or cooperative agreement for such project is not feasible or appropriate. The annual report required under subsection (b) of this section, as applied to the Secretary by this paragraph, shall be submitted to the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
(2) PROTOTYPE PROJECTS.—The Secretary may, under the authority of paragraph (1), carry out prototype projects in accordance with the requirements and conditions provided for carrying out prototype projects under section 845 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1994 (Public Law 103–160). In applying the authorities of that section 845, subsection (c) of that section shall apply with respect to prototype projects under this paragraph, and the Secretary shall perform the functions of the Secretary of Defense under subsection (d) thereof.
(b) REPORT.-Not later than 2 years after the effective date of this Act, and annually thereafter, the Comptroller General shall report to the Committee on Government Reform of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Governmental Affairs of the Senate on
(1) whether use of the authorities described in subsection (a) attracts nontraditional Government contractors and results in the acquisition of needed technologies; and
(2) if such authorities were to be made permanent, whether additional safeguards are needed with respect to the use of such authorities.
(c) PROCUREMENT OF TEMPORARY AND INTERMITTENT SERVICES.-The Secretary may