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Contracting Rules & Tools

General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation

Federal Supply Schedule, Order-Level Materials; Technical Amendment (August 16, 2018)

Small Business Administration

Small Business Size Regulations; CFR Correction.  (August 16, 2018)

General Services Administration

GSA Releases FY2019 Per Diem Rates for Federal Travelers.  (August 15, 2018)

National Credit Union Administration

Suspension and Debarment Procedures.  (August 9, 2018)

Federal Acquisition Regulation

Information Request

Construction Wage Rate Requirements-Price Adjustment(August 6, 2018)

Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: Subcontracting Plans(August 6, 2018)

Travel Costs(August 6, 2018)

Small Business Administration

Surety Bond Guarantee Program Fees(July 30, 2018)

Federal Acquisition Regulation

FAR Case 2017-014:  Use of Acquisition 360 To Encourage Vendor Feedback.  (July 23, 2018)

Information Request

Progress Payments (SF-1443)(July 23, 2018)

Combating Trafficking in Persons(July 20, 2018)

Federal Highway Administration

Safe Harbor Rate Streamlining for Engineering and Design Services Consultant Contracts(July 17, 2018)

Office of Management and Budget

Designation and Responsibilities ofAgency Senior Real Property Officers(July 13, 2018)

Department of Defense

Clarification – Negotiations of Sole Source Major Systems for U.S. and U.S./FMS Combined Procurements.  (July 11, 2018)

Department of Energy

Acquisition Guide Update.  (July 2, 2018)

Department of Defense

Negotiations of Sole Source Major Systems for U.S. and U.S./FMS Combined Procurements (July 2, 2018)

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Earlier

Bid Protests

Government Accountability Office

Impaired objectivity OCI.  See C2C Innovative Solutions, Inc. B-416289, B-416289.2: Jul 30, 2018 (August 15, 2018)


BLOGS

Don Mansfield

Are Small Business Concerns; Nontraditional Defense Contractors? Read.

Wifcon Blog

Congress Passes Too Much Acquisition Legislation.  Read.

Vern Edwards

Warning To Proposal Writers (and Agency Evaluators). Read.

Emptor Cautus

Acquisition Reform ― It’s Soylent Green!  Read.

Bob Antonio

Wifcon.com: My Legacy; My Albatross. Read.


Earlier

Bid Protests

Court of Federal Claims

Changed requirements.  See DZSP 21, LLC v. U. S. and Fluor Federal Solutions LLC, No. 18-705C, August 10, 2018 (August 13, 2018)

Government Accountability Office

RFTOP, agency corrective action, FAR § 16.505, task order competition conducted as a negotiated procurement.  See Jacobs Technology, Inc. B-416314, B-416314.2: Jul 31, 2018 (August 10, 2018)

Cost realism evaluation.  See ENSCO, Inc. B-414844.4, B-414844.5, B-414844.6: Jul 5, 2018 (August 10, 2018)

System for Award Management, minor informalities, waivable by the agency without prejudice.  See Cyber Protection Technologies, LLC B-416297.2, B-416297.3: Jul 30, 2018.  (August 3, 2018)

Source selection authority, past performance, experience.  See CW Government Travel, Inc. B-416091, B-416091.2: Jun 13, 2018 (August 1, 2018)

Agency corrective action.  See IDEAL Industries, Inc. B-416416: Jul 26, 2018 (July 31, 2018)

Court of Federal Claims

Change in the key personnel, award without discussions.  See Chenega Healthcare Services, LLC v. U. S. and Kupono Government Services, LLC, No. 18-861C, July 26, 2018 (July 30, 2018)

More Legal

Contracting News

John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019

The 18th annual analysis of this years NDAA is here (August 17, 2018)

Contracting Audits

Department of State

Management Assistance Report: Dispersal of Contracting Officer Representatives Creates Oversight Challenges (August 17, 2018)

Audit of the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs Administration and Oversight of Selected Contracts and Grants (August 17, 2018)

Management Assistance Report: Department of State Has Not Implemented the Required Value Engineering Program for Contracts Exceeding $5 Million (August 17, 2018)

Government Accountability Office

Military Readiness: Air Force Plans to Replace Aging Personnel Recovery Helicopter Fleet (August 17, 2018)

Department of Defense

Air Force Space Command Supply Chain Risk Management of Strategic Capabilities (August 17, 2018)


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Contracting News

Department of Defense

Civilian Contractors Receive Medal of Valor for Actions in Afghanistan (August 16, 2018)

Department of Labor

U.S. Department of Labor to Offer Prevailing Wage Seminar in Puerto Rico (August 16, 2018)

Fiscal Service, Department of the Treasury

How has federal contract spending changed over time? (August 15, 2018)

The MITRE Corporation

Deliver Uncompromised: A Strategy for Supply Chain Security and Resilience in Response to the Changing Character of War (August 14, 2018)

Department of Justice

Pharmacy Owner Pleads Guilty As Part Of Largest Health Care Fraud Case Ever In Mississippi (August 10, 2018)

Department of Defense

Defense Audit Provides Improved Accounting for Spending, Inventories (August 10, 2018)

The MITRE Corporation

Can Training in Critical Analytic Thinking Improve Job Performance?  (August 9, 2018)

Department of Justice

Two Marine Maintenance Companies Pay $2.8 Million to Settle False Claims Act Investigation (August 9, 2018)

Former CEO of Defense Contractor Sentenced to 41 Months in Federal Prison for “Made In The USA” Marketing and Contract Fraud (August 9, 2018)

Contractor Employee Enters Settlement of Alleged False Claims Act Violations in Connection With Contracts at Hanford Site (August 8, 2018)

Florida Man Pleads Guilty to Accepting $2.5 Million in Bribes and Kickbacks on energy savings performance contracts (August 8, 2018)

Defense Contract Management Agency

DCMA LM Marietta celebrates 50-year milestone of C-5 (August 7, 2018)

Department of Justice

Former Subcontractor on Dulles Metrorail Project Pleads Guilty to Fraud Conspiracy (August 6, 2018)New York Man Charged With Theft of Trade Secrets (August 2, 2018)

Contracting Audits

Department of Veterans Affairs

Review of Environment of Care Conditions at Mississippi VA-Contracted Clinics (August 15, 2018)

Government Accountability Office

National Nuclear Security Administration Contracting: Review of the NNSA Report on the Sandia Contract Competition (August 15, 2018)

General Services Administration

GSA's Public Buildings Service Does Not Track and Report All Unused Leased Space as Required (August 13, 2018)

Department of Energy

Assessment of the Emergency Management Exercise Program Sandia National Laboratories/New Mexico (August 10, 2018)

Government Accountability Office

DHS Acquisitions: Additional Practices Could Help Components Better Develop Operational Requirements (August 9, 2018)

Department of Energy

Assessment of Occupational Injury and Illness Recordkeeping and Reporting at the Savannah River Site (August 9, 2018)

Assessment of Construction Quality at the Hanford Site Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (August 9, 2018)

Assessment of Documented Safety Analysis, Technical Safety Requirements, and Safety Evaluation Report at the Hanford Site Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant Low-Activity Waste Facility (August 9, 2018)

Government Accountability Office

Southwest Border Security: CBP Is Evaluating Designs and Locations for Border Barriers but Is Proceeding Without Key Information (August 7, 2018)

Aircraft Carrier Dismantlement and Disposal: Options Warrant Additional Oversight and Raise Regulatory Questions (August 3, 2018)

Nuclear Supply Chain: DOE Has Not Used Its Enhanced Procurement Authority but Is Assessing Potential Use (August 3, 2018)

Management Report: Actions Needed to Improve National Nuclear Security Administration Contract Document Management (August 2, 2018)

Defense Contracts: Improved Information Sharing Could Help DOD Determine Whether Items Are Commercial and Reasonably Priced (August 1, 2018)

VA Construction: Management of Minor Construction and Non-Recurring Maintenance Programs Could Be Improved (August 1, 2018)

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