41 U.S.C. § 6702 Contracts to Which This Chapter Applies

LibraryUnited States Statutes
CurrencyCurrent through P.L. 118-34 (published on www.congress.gov on 12/26/2023), except for [P. L. 118-31]
Citation41 U.S.C. § 6702

(a) IN GENERAL.-Except as provided in subsection (b), this chapter applies to any contract or bid specification for a contract, whether negotiated or advertised, that-

(1) is made by the Federal Government or the District of Columbia;

(2) involves an amount exceeding $2,500; and

(3) has as its principal purpose the furnishing of services in the United States through the use of service employees.

(b) EXEMPTIONS.-This chapter does not apply to-

(1) a contract of the Federal Government or the District of Columbia for the construction, alteration, or repair, including painting and decorating, of public buildings or public works;

(2) any work required to be done in accordance with chapter 65 of this title;

(3) a contract for the carriage of freight or personnel by vessel, airplane, bus, truck, express, railway line or oil or gas pipeline where published tariff rates are in effect;

(4) a contract for the furnishing of services by radio, telephone, telegraph, or cable companies, subject to the Communications Act of 1934 ( 47 U.S.C. 151 et seq.);

(5) a contract for public utility services, including electric light and power, water, steam, and gas;

(6) an employment contract providing for direct services to a Federal agency by an individual; and

(7) a contract with the United States Postal Service, the principal purpose of which is the operation of postal contract stations.

<TABLE> <TR><TD colspan="3">HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTES</TD> </TR> <TR> <TD>Revised <para>Section</para> </TD> <TD>Source (U.S. Code)</TD> <TD>Source (Statutes at Large)</TD> </TR> <TR> <TD>6702(a)</TD> <TD>41:351(a) (words before par. (1) related to applicability).</TD> <TD> <actcitation href="" statecd="US" actaltid="89-286">Pub. L. <actid>89-286</actid></actcitation>, <actseccitation href="" statecd="US" actaltid="89-286">§<actsec>2</actsec>(a)</actseccitation> (words before par. (1) related to applicability), Oct. 22, 1965, 79 Stat. 1034; Pub. L. 94-489, §1(a), Oct. 13, 1976, 90 Stat. 2358.</TD> </TR> <TR> <TD>6702(b)</TD> <TD>41:356.</TD> <TD>Pub. L. 89-286, §7, Oct. 22, 1965, 79 Stat. 1035.</TD> </TR> </TABLE>

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