US HB3844 | 2013-2014 | 113th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 10 2014 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2014-01-10 - Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.
Pending: House Armed Services Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

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.

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Title

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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History

DateChamberAction
2014-01-10HouseReferred to the House Committee on Armed Services.

Same As/Similar To

HB1109 (Related) 2013-03-26 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Readiness.

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