41 U.S.C. § 2102 - U.S. Code - Unannotated Title 41. Public Contracts § 2102. Prohibitions on disclosing and obtaining procurement information




(a) Prohibition on disclosing procurement information. --

(1) In general. --Except as provided by law, a person described in paragraph (3) shall not knowingly disclose contractor bid or proposal information or source selection information before the award of a Federal agency procurement contract to which the information relates.

(2) Employee of private sector organization. --In addition to the restriction in paragraph (1), an employee of a private sector organization assigned to an agency under chapter 37 of title 5 shall not knowingly disclose contractor bid or proposal information or source selection information during the 3-year period after the employee's assignment ends, except as provided by law.

(3) Application. --Paragraph (1) applies to a person that--

(A)(i)  is a present or former official of the Federal Government;  or

(ii)  is acting or has acted for or on behalf of, or who is advising or has advised the Federal Government with respect to, a Federal agency procurement;  and

(B)  by virtue of that office, employment, or relationship has or had access to contractor bid or proposal information or source selection information.

(b) Prohibition on obtaining procurement information. --Except as provided by law, a person shall not knowingly obtain contractor bid or proposal information or source selection information before the award of a Federal agency procurement contract to which the information relates.





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