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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

98 STAT. 1522

Effective date. 10 USC 2855 note.

PUBLIC LAW 98-407—AUG. 28, 1984

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(2) by adding at the end thereof the following new subsection: "(b)(1) In the case of a contract referred to in subsection (a)— "(A) if the Secretary concerned estimates that the initial award of the contract will be in an amount greater than or equal to the threshold amount determined under paragraph (2), the contract may not be set aside exclusively for award to small business concerns; and "(B) if the Secretary concerned estimates that the initial award of the contract will be in an amount less than the threshold amount determined under paragraph (2), the contract shall be awarded in accordance with the set aside provisions of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 631 et seq.). "(2) The initial threshold amount under paragraph (1) is $85,000. The Secretary of Defense may revise that amount in order to ensure that small business concerns receive a reasonable share of contracts referred to in subsection (a). "(3) This subsection does not restrict the award of contracts to small business concerns under section 8(a) of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 637(a)).". (b) Subsection (b) of section 2855 of title 10, United States Ckxie, as added by subsection (a), shall apply with respect to contracts awarded after September 30, 1984, except that the authority of the Secretary of Defense under paragraph (2) of that subsection shall apply oiJy with respect to contracts awarded after September 30, 1985. ADMINISTRATION OF FOREST PRODUCTS PROGRAM

SEC. 809. (a) Section 2665 of title 10, United States Cbde, is amended— (1) in subsection G>), by striking out "logs wholly or partly manufactured by, or otherwise procured for, the Army, Navy, or Air Force, or" and inserting in lieu thereof "forest products produced on land owned or leased by a military department or the"; (2) in subsection (d), by striking out "lumber and timber products" and inserting in lieu thereof "forest products"; (3) in subsection (e)(l)— (A) by striking out "timber and timber products" each r place it appears and inserting in lieu thereof "forest products"; and (B) by striking out "25 percent" and inserting in lieu thereof "40 percent"; and (4) by adding at the end thereof the following new subsection: "(fKD There is in the Treasury a reserve account administered by the Secretary of Defense for the purposes of this section. Balances in the account may be used for expenses of the military departments— "(A) for improvements of forest lands; "(B) for unanticipated contingencies in the administration of forest lands and the production of forest products for which other sources of funds are not available in a timely manner; and "(C) for expenses to enable operations of forest lands and the production of forest products to continue from the end of one fiscal year through the beginning of the next fiscal year without disruption. "(2) Subject to paragraph (3), there shall be deposited into the reserve account not later than December 31 of each year, for credit