2017 NDAA

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Federal Register :: Federal Acquisition Regulation: Task- and Delivery-Order Protests

DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement a section of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 to raise the threshold for task-and delivery-order protests Continue reading

VA Withdraws Proposed SDVOSB Regulatory Overhaul

The VA has officially withdrawn its November 2015 proposal to overhaul its SDVOSB and VOSB regulations. Continue reading

Federal Contractors Seek Edge in Specialized Services

In the cutthroat world of government services contracting, the lowest bid generally wins the project. Continue reading

SBA To Provide Strategy For Small Businesses To Improve Cybersecurity

By the middle of this year, the U.S. Small Business Administration should have a strategy in place to assist small businesses with cybersecurity. Continue reading

2017 NDAA Requires Report on Indefinite Delivery Contracts

Congress is taking a hard look at how to promote increased competition in federal contracting. Continue reading

Obama signs defense bill including pay raise, more troops

President Obama signed the annual defense authorization act into law on Friday, finalizing a 2.1 percent pay raise for troops next year and a overhaul of military medical care in years to come. Continue reading

Congress Kills A Plan To Cut Federal Contracts For Small Businesses

The legislation in question was Section 838 of the annual National Defense Authorization Act, which appeared to allow the Department of Defense to count subcontracts with small businesses on big weapons programs against the agency’s prime contract goals. Continue reading

Cost/Price Evaluation To Be Discretionary For Some DoD IDIQs

The 2017 NDAA includes some important changes that are sure to impact federal procurements. Continue reading

2017 NDAA reorganizes DOD acquisition office

It might not be quite as dramatic as the breakup of AT&T, but the congressionally mandated split of the Department of Defense’s AT&L office is no small matter. Continue reading

2017 NDAA Reiterates GAO Bid Protest Reporting Requirements

The 2017 National Defense Authorization Act doubles down on this first requirement: it mandates that GAO provide Congress with a list of the most common grounds for sustaining protests. Continue reading