United States Code

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§ 6306.
Authority to vest title in tangible personal property for research
The head of an executive agency may vest title in tangible personal property in a nonprofit institution of higher education or in a nonprofit organization whose primary purpose is conducting scientific research—
(1)
when the property is bought with amounts provided under a procurement contract, grant agreement, or cooperative agreement with the institution or organization to conduct basic or applied scientific research;
(2)
when the head of the agency decides the vesting furthers the objectives of the agency;
(3)
without further obligation to the United States Government; and
(4)
under conditions the head of the agency considers appropriate.
(Pub. L. 97–258, Sept. 13, 1982, 96 Stat. 1004.)
cite as: 31 USC 6306