70A Stat. 127. 10 USC 2 3 0 12314. Reports to C o o gress.
PUBLIC LAW 86-500-JUNE 8, 1960
the President may exempt those contracts from the requirements of that section. SEC. 505. Contracts for construction made by the United States for performance within the United States and its possessions, under this Act shall be executed under the jurisdiction and supervision of the Corps of Engineers, Department of the Army, or the Bureau of Yards and Docks, Department of the Navy, unless the Secretary of Defense determines that because such jurisdiction and supervision is wholly impracticable such contracts should be executed under the jurisdiction and supervision of another department or Government agency, and shall be awarded, insofar as practicable, on a competitive basis to the lowest responsible bidder, if the national security will not be impaired and the award is consistent with chapter 137 of title 10, United States Code. The Secretaries of the military departments shall report semiannually to the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives with respect to all contracts awarded on other than a competitive basis to the lowest responsible bidder. SEC. 506. As of July 1, 1961, all authorizations for military public works to be accomplished by the Secretary of a military department in connection with the establishment or development of military installations and facilities, and all authorizations for appropriations therefor, that are contained in Acts approved before August 21, 1958, and not superseded or otherwise modified by a later authorization are repealed, except— (1) authorizations for public works and for appropriations therefor that are set forth m those Acts in the titles that contain the general provisions; (2) the authorization for public works projects as to which appropriated funds have been obligated for construction contracts or land acquisitions in whole or in part before July 1, 1961, and authorizations for appropriations therefor; (3) the authorization for the rental guarantee for family housing in the amount of $100,000,000 that is contained in section 302 of the Act of July 14, 1952 (66 Stat. 606,622); (4) notwithstanding the provisions of section 406 of the Act of August 10, 1959 (73 Stat. 302, 319), the authorization for-— (a) operational and training facilities in the amount of $1,246,000, maintenance facilities in the amount of $1,335,000, utilities and ground improvements in the amount of $275,000, all at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, that is contained in title I, section 101, under the heading " I N S I D E THE UNITED STATES" and subheading "Third Army Area" of the Act of August 30, 1957 (71 Stat. 531, 533); (b) administrative facilities in the amount of $350,000 at Fort Bliss, Texas, that is contained in title I, section 101 under the heading "INSIDE THE UNITED STATES" and subheading "Field Forces Facilities (Fourth Army A r e a) " of the Act of August 3, 1956 (70 Stat. 991, 992), as amended by title I, section 107(a) of the Act of August 30, 1957 (71 Stat. 531, 536); (c) maintenance facilities in the amount of $809,000 at Fort Ord, California, that is contained in title I, section 101, under the heading " I N S I D E THE UNITED STATES" and subheading "Field Forces Facilities (Sixth Army A r e a) " of the Act of August 30, 1957 (71 Stat. 531, 533); (d) classified facilities in the amount of $3,664,000 that is contained in title I, section 102, of the Act of August 30, 1957 (71 Stat. 531, 534);