10 USC 3761: Restructuring costs
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10 USC 3761: Restructuring costs Text contains those laws in effect on June 15, 2024
From Title 10-ARMED FORCESSubtitle A-General Military LawPART V-ACQUISITIONSubpart D-General Contracting ProvisionsCHAPTER 273-ALLOWABLE COSTSSUBCHAPTER II-OTHER ALLOWABLE COST PROVISIONS

§3761. Restructuring costs

(a) Limitation on Payment of Restructuring Costs.-The Secretary of Defense may not pay, under subchapter I, a defense contractor for restructuring costs associated with a business combination of the contractor that occurs after November 18, 1997, unless the Secretary determines in writing either-

(1) that the amount of projected savings for the Department of Defense associated with the restructuring will be at least twice the amount of the costs allowed; or

(2) that the amount of projected savings for the Department of Defense associated with the restructuring will exceed the amount of the costs allowed and that the business combination will result in the preservation of a critical capability that otherwise might be lost to the Department.


(b) Limitation on Delegation.-The Secretary may not delegate the authority to make a determination under subsection (a), with respect to a business combination, to an official of the Department of Defense-

(1) below the level of an Assistant Secretary of Defense for cases in which the amount of restructuring costs is expected to exceed $25,000,000 over a 5-year period; or

(2) below the level of the Director of the Defense Contract Management Agency for all other cases.


(c) Definition.-In this section, the term "business combination" includes a merger or acquisition.

(Added Pub. L. 105–85, div. A, title VIII, §804(a)(1), Nov. 18, 1997, 111 Stat. 1832 , §2325; amended Pub. L. 106–65, div. A, title X, §1066(a)(19), Oct. 5, 1999, 113 Stat. 771 ; Pub. L. 108–375, div. A, title VIII, §819, Oct. 28, 2004, 118 Stat. 2016 ; Pub. L. 112–239, div. A, title X, §1076(g)(2), Jan. 2, 2013, 126 Stat. 1955 ; renumbered §3761 and amended Pub. L. 116–283, div. A, title XVIII, §1832(j)(2), (3), Jan. 1, 2021, 134 Stat. 4225 .)


Editorial Notes

Amendments

2021-Pub. L. 116–283, §1832(j)(2), renumbered section 2325 of this title as this section.

Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 116–283, §1832(j)(3)(B), (E), in introductory provisions, struck out par. (1) designation before "The Secretary" and substituted "subchapter I" for "section 2324 of this title" and redesignated subpars. (A) and (B) as pars. (1) and (2), respectively. Former par. (2) of subsec. (a) redesignated subsec. (b).

Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 116–283, §1832(j)(3)(C)–(E), redesignated par. (2) of subsec. (a) as subsec. (b), inserted heading, substituted "subsection (a)" for "paragraph (1)" in introductory provisions, and redesignated subpars. (A) and (B) as pars. (1) and (2), respectively. Former subsec. (b) redesignated (c).

Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 116–283, §1832(j)(3)(A), redesignated subsec. (b) as (c).

2013-Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 112–239 redesignated subsec. (c) as (b) and struck out former subsec. (b) which required reports relating to business combinations occurring on or after August 15, 1994.

2004-Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 108–375 substituted "paragraph (1), with respect to a business combination, to an official of the Department of Defense-" for "paragraph (1) to an official of the Department of Defense below the level of an Assistant Secretary of Defense." and added subpars. (A) and (B).

1999-Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 106–65 inserted "that occurs after November 18, 1997," after "of the contractor" in introductory provisions.


Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries

Effective Date of 2021 Amendment

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 a note preceding section 3001 of this title.

Effective Date

Pub. L. 105–85, div. A, title VIII, §804(c), Nov. 18, 1997, 111 Stat. 1834 , provided that: "Section 2325(a) of title 10, United States Code [now 10 U.S.C. 3761(a)], as added by subsection (a), shall apply with respect to business combinations that occur after the date of the enactment of this Act [Nov. 18, 1997]."