United States Code

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§ 104.
Commercially available off-the-shelf item
In this subtitle, the term “commercially available off-the-shelf item”—
(1)
means an item that—
(A)
is a commercial product (as described in section 103(1) of this title);
(B)
is sold in substantial quantities in the commercial marketplace; and
(C)
is offered to the Federal Government, without modification, in the same form in which it is sold in the commercial marketplace; but
(2)
does not include bulk cargo, as defined in section 40102(4) of title 46, such as agricultural products and petroleum products.
(Pub. L. 111–350, § 3, Jan. 4, 2011, 124 Stat. 3679; Pub. L. 115–232, div. A, title VIII, § 836(a)(2)(B), Aug. 13, 2018, 132 Stat. 1860; Pub. L. 116–283, div. A, title X, § 1081(d)(4)(A), Jan. 1, 2021, 134 Stat. 3874.)
cite as: 41 USC 104