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S.664: Government Contractor Accountability Act of 2013

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Sponsor Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Republicans)
Introduced March 22, 2013
Latest Major Action April 25, 2013
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Bill Summary

Government Contractor Accountability Act of 2013 - Requires specified federal agencies (defined as establishments by the Inspector General Act of 1978) to report to Congress on their response, or lack of response, to covered final audit reports submitted to such agencies by an Inspector General or by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction or the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction. Defines "covered final audit report" as a final report issued by an Inspector General that includes a recommendation for implementing cost-saving measures or for seeking reimbursement for failure by a contractor or subcontractor to successfully complete a contract due to poor performance, cost-overruns, or other reasons that would, if implemented, result in at least $2 million in savings.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 25, 2013 Star Print ordered on the bill.
March 22, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.