Industry wants changes in DoD contract reforms

Friday - 7/30/2010, 1:17pm EDT

Provisions in the House and Senate 2011 defense authorization bills could inadvertently increase government spending and limit competition for defense contracts, a coalition of eight trade associations warned lawmakers July 28.

Defense News reports that of particular concern to industry are sections in the legislation that cover the transition of contracted work to federal employees, and restrictions on what criteria are used in contract awards.

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