U.S. Code, Title 41, Public Contracts

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§ 105. Contract Settlement Advisory Board; Composition; Duties

     There is created a Contract Settlement Advisory Board, with which the Administrator of General Services shall advise and consult. The Board shall be composed of the Administrator of General Services who shall act as its Chairman, and of the Secretary of the Army, the Secretary of the Navy, the Secretary of Transportation, the Secretary of State, the chairman of the board of directors of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation, Secretary of Commerce, and the Attorney General or any alternate or representative designated by any of them. The Administrator of General Services shall request other Government agencies to participate in the deliberations of the Board whenever matters specially affecting them are under consideration.

(July 1, 1944, ch. 358, § 5, 58 Stat. 651; Ex. Ord. No. 9630, § 1, eff. Sept. 27, 1945, 10 F.R. 12245; Ex. Ord. No. 9638, § 1, eff. Oct. 4, 1945, 10 F.R. 12591; Ex. Ord. No. 9665, § 2, eff. Dec. 27, 1945, 10 F.R. 15365; Ex. Ord. No. 9730, § 1, eff. May 27, 1946, 11 F.R. 5777; Ex. Ord. No. 9809, § 8, eff. Dec. 12, 1946, 11 F.R. 14281; Ex. Ord. No. 9841, §§ 101, 203, eff. Apr. 23, 1947, 12 F.R. 2645; 1947 Reorg. Plan No. 1, § 201, eff. July 1, 1947, 12 F.R. 4534, 61 Stat. 951; July 26, 1947, ch. 343, title II, § 205(a), 61 Stat. 501; June 30, 1949, ch. 288, title I, § 102(b), 63 Stat. 380; Pub. L. 97–31, § 12(17), Aug. 6, 1981, 95 Stat. 154.)

Amendments

     1981—Pub. L. 97–31 substituted "Secretary of Transportation" for "Chairman of the Maritime Commission".

Change of Name

     Department of War designated Department of the Army and title of Secretary of War changed to Secretary of the Army by section 205(a) of act July 26, 1947, ch. 343, title II, 61 Stat. 501. Section 205(a) of act July 26, 1947, was repealed by section 53 of act Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 641. Section 1 of act Aug. 10, 1956, enacted "Title 10, Armed Forces" which in sections 3010 to 3013 continued Department of the Army under administrative supervision of Secretary of the Army.

Transfer of Functions

     Contract Settlement Advisory Board and all its property, records, etc., transferred to General Services Administration by section 102(b) of act June 20, 1949, which is classified to section 752(b) of Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works, but was to retain and perform its functions.

     Functions of Secretary of the Treasury transferred to Administrator of General Services by section 102(b) of act June 30, 1949, which is classified to section 752(b) of Title 40.

     Contract Settlement Advisory Board transferred to Department of the Treasury by section 8 of Ex. Ord. No. 9809 and section 201 of Reorg. Plan No. 1 of 1947. Reorg. Plan No. 1 of 1947 is set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

     In text of this section, references to "Director" changed to "Secretary of the Treasury" and phrase "the Secretary of the Treasury" following reference to Secretary of the Navy was omitted by section 8 of Ex. Ord. No. 9809, and section 201 of Reorg. Plan No. 1 of 1947.

     Administrator of Foreign Economic Administration changed to Secretary of State in view of Ex. Ord. No. 9630, as amended by Ex. Ord. No. 9730.

     "Secretary of Commerce" substituted for references to Chairman of War Production Board and chairman and board of directors of Smaller War Plants Corporation. War Production Board functions transferred to Civilian Production Administration, to Office of Temporary Controls, and then to Secretary of Commerce by Ex. Ord. Nos. 9638, 9809, and 9481, respectively. Functions of chairman and Board of Directors of Smaller War Plants Corporation transferred to Secretary of Commerce by Ex. Ord. No. 9665.

Effective Date of Transfer of Functions

     Transfer of functions by act June 30, 1949, as effective July 1, 1949, see section 605 of act June 30, 1949, set out as an Effective Date note under section 471 of Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works.

Secretary of the Air Force

     For transfer of certain procurement and related functions and property, insofar as they pertain to the Air Force, from Secretary of the Army and Department of the Army, to Secretary of the Air Force and Department of the Air Force, see Secretary of Defense Transfer Order No. 6, eff. Jan. 15, 1948.

Abolition of Reconstruction Finance Corporation

     Reorg. Plan No. 1 of 1957, § 6(a), eff. June 30, 1957, 22 F.R. 4633, 71 Stat. 647, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees, abolished Reconstruction Finance Corporation.

Termination of Advisory Boards

     Advisory boards in existence on Jan. 5, 1973, to terminate not later than the expiration of the 2-year period following Jan. 5, 1973, unless, in the case of a board established by the President or an officer of the Federal Government, such board is renewed by appropriate action prior to the expiration of such 2-year period, or in the case of a board established by the Congress, its duration is otherwise provided by law. See sections 3(2) and 14 of Pub. L. 92–463, Oct. 6, 1972, 86 Stat. 770, 776, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

Section Referred to in Other Sections

     This section is referred to in title 40 section 752.

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Chicago: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel", "§ 105. Contract Settlement Advisory Board; Composition; Duties," U.S. Code, Title 41, Public Contracts in U.S. Code, Title 41, Public Contracts (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 2002), Original Sources, accessed April 23, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DKE72WP5L7EDWC8.

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