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H.R.1109: To amend title 10, United States Code, to require cost or price to the Federal Government be given at least equal importance as technical or other criteria in evaluating competitive proposals for defense contracts.

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Sponsor Alan Grayson, D-Fla.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced March 13, 2013
Latest Major Action March 26, 2013
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Bill Summary

Requires that, in the evaluation of competitive proposals for defense contracts, cost or price to the government be given at least equal importance as all other evaluation factors combined. Allows the waiver of such requirement by the agency head concerned. Directs the Secretary of Defense (DOD) to submit to Congress, and post publicly, a report on each waiver issued.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 26, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Readiness.
March 13, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.