[Pub. L. 104–320], which directed the amendment of this section by striking “a court of the United States or” in first sentence, was executed by striking “a district court of the United States or” after “to file an action in” in first sentence to reflect the probable intent of Congress.
[Pub. L. 102–572] substituted “United States Court of Federal Claims” for “United States Claims Court”.
Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date of 1996 Amendment
[Pub. L. 104–320] effective Jan. 1, 2001, see [section 12(f) of Pub. L. 104–320], set out as a Nonexclusivity of GAO Remedies note below.
Effective Date of 1992 Amendment
[Pub. L. 102–572] effective Oct. 29, 1992, see [section 911 of Pub. L. 102–572], set out as a note under section 171 of Title 28, Judiciary and Judicial Procedure.
Section applicable with respect to any protest filed after Jan. 14, 1985, see
[section 2751(b) of Pub. L. 98–369], set out as a note under section 4751 of Title 10, Armed Forces.
Nonexclusivity of GAO Remedies
[Pub. L. 104–320, § 12(f)], Oct. 19, 1996, [110 Stat. 3876], provided that: “In the event that the bid protest jurisdiction of the district courts of the United States is terminated pursuant to subsection (d) [set out as a Sunset Provision note under section 1491 of Title 28, Judiciary and Judicial Procedure], then section 3556 of title 31, United States Code, shall be amended by striking ‘a court of the United States or’ in the first sentence.”[Bid protest jurisdiction of the district courts of the United States terminated on Jan. 1, 2001, pursuant to [section 12(d) of Pub. L. 104–320].]