10 USC 3701: Definitions
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10 USC 3701: Definitions Text contains those laws in effect on June 14, 2024
From Title 10-ARMED FORCESSubtitle A-General Military LawPART V-ACQUISITIONSubpart D-General Contracting ProvisionsCHAPTER 271-TRUTHFUL COST OR PRICING DATA (TRUTH IN NEGOTIATIONS)

§3701. Definitions

In this chapter:

(1) Cost or pricing data.-The term "cost or pricing data" means all facts that, as of the date of agreement on the price of a contract (or the price of a contract modification), or, if applicable consistent with section 3706(a)(2) of this title, another date agreed upon between the parties, a prudent buyer or seller would reasonably expect to affect price negotiations significantly. Such term does not include information that is judgmental, but does include the factual information from which a judgment was derived.

(2) Subcontract.-The term "subcontract" includes a transfer of commercial products or commercial services between divisions, subsidiaries, or affiliates of a contractor or a subcontractor.

(Added and amended Pub. L. 116–283, div. A, title XVIII, §1831(a), (b), Jan. 1, 2021, 134 Stat. 4209 ; Pub. L. 117–81, div. A, title XVII, §1701(b)(10)(A), Dec. 27, 2021, 135 Stat. 2133 .)

Editorial Notes


The text of subsec. (h) of section 2306a of this title, which was transferred to this section and amended by Pub. L. 116–283, §1831(b), was based on Pub. L. 99–500, §101(c) [title X, §952(a)], Oct. 18, 1986, 100 Stat. 1783–82 , 1783-166, and Pub. L. 99–591, §101(c) [title X, §952(a)], Oct. 30, 1986, 100 Stat. 3341–82 , 3341-166; Pub. L. 99–661, div. A, title IX, formerly title IV, §952(a), Nov. 14, 1986, 100 Stat. 3945 , renumbered title IX, Pub. L. 100–26, §3(5), Apr. 21, 1987, 101 Stat. 273 ; Pub. L. 100–180, div. A, title VIII, §804(a), Dec. 4, 1987, 101 Stat. 1125 ; Pub. L. 103–355, title I, §§1204(1), 1208, Oct. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 3275 , 3277; Pub. L. 104–106, div. D, title XLII, §4201(a)(2)(B), Feb. 10, 1996, 110 Stat. 651 ; Pub. L. 111–350, §5(b)(15), Jan. 4, 2011, 124 Stat. 3843 ; Pub. L. 115–232, div. A, title VIII, §836(c)(5)(C), Aug. 13, 2018, 132 Stat. 1865 . Pub. L. 99–500, Pub. L. 99–591, and Pub. L. 99–661 added identical sections. Pub. L. 99–591 is a corrected version of Pub. L. 99–500.


2021-Pub. L. 116–283, §1831(b), as amended by Pub. L. 117–81, §1701(b)(10)(A), transferred subsec. (h) of section 2306a of this title to this section, struck out subsec. (h) designation and heading "Definitions" at beginning, and substituted "this chapter" for "this section" in introductory provisions and "section 3706(a)(2) of this title" for "subsection (e)(1)(B)" in par. (1).

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries

Effective Date of 2021 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 117–81 applicable as if included in the enactment of title XVIII of Pub. L. 116–283 as enacted, see section 1701(a)(2) of Pub. L. 117–81, set out in a note preceding section 3001 of this title and Effective Date note below.

Effective Date

Section and amendment by Pub. L. 116–283 effective Jan. 1, 2022, with additional provisions for delayed implementation and applicability of existing law, see section 1801(d) of Pub. L. 116–283, set out as an Effective Date of 2021 Amendment note preceding section 3001 of this title.