38 U.S.C.
United States Code, 2017 Edition
Title 38 - VETERANS' BENEFITS
PART I - GENERAL PROVISIONS
CHAPTER 5 - AUTHORITY AND DUTIES OF THE SECRETARY
SUBCHAPTER I - GENERAL AUTHORITIES
Sec. 513 - Contracts and personal services
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§513. Contracts and personal services

The Secretary may, for purposes of all laws administered by the Department, accept uncompensated services, and enter into contracts or agreements with private or public agencies or persons (including contracts for services of translators without regard to any other law), for such necessary services (including personal services) as the Secretary may consider practicable. The Secretary may also enter into contracts or agreements with private concerns or public agencies for the hiring of passenger motor vehicles or aircraft for official travel whenever, in the Secretary's judgment, such arrangements are in the interest of efficiency or economy.

(Added Pub. L. 102–83, §2(a), Aug. 6, 1991, 105 Stat. 389.)

Prior Provisions

Provisions similar to those in this section were contained in section 213 of this title prior to repeal by Pub. L. 102–83, §2(a).