Government Contract Law and Legal Definition

According to 41 CFR 60-250.2 [Title 41 Public Contracts and Property Management; Subtitle B Other Provisions Relating to Public Contracts; Chapter 60 Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, Equal Employment Opportunity, Department of Labor; Part 60-250 Affirmative Action and Nondiscrimination Obligations of Contractors and Subcontractors Regarding Special Disabled Veterans, Veterans of the Vietnam Era, Recently Separated Veterans, and Other Protected Veterans; Subpart A Preliminary Matters, Equal Opportunity Clause], government contract means "any agreement or modification thereof between any contracting agency and any person for the purchase, sale or use of personal property or nonpersonal services (including construction). The term 'Government contract' does not include agreements in which the parties stand in the relationship of employer and employee, and federally assisted contracts."