Congressmen hope to include contractor back pay in funding law

January 30, 2019

Funding for many government agencies expires in less than three weeks, and members of the House and Senate are hoping to use potential appropriations legislation for those agencies to ensure that government contractors receive some back pay after the most recent government shutdown. “We’re all going to work very hard to make sure that when we keep […]

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Small Business Runway Extension Act Becomes Law

January 10, 2019

US Government Contracts Quick Hit Briefing: Small Business Runway Extension Act Becomes Law, Yet Implementation Halted by Government Shutdown On December 17, 2018, President Trump signed into law the Small Business Runway Extension Act of 2018 (HR 6330) (the Act), which modifies the period to measure small business size status from three fiscal years of average annual receipts to five […]

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Proposed Rule Would Standardize Subcontracting Limitations

January 06, 2019

Key Takeaways for Executives New proposed rule will standardize subcontracting limitations across the government. Rule will eliminate confusion, ease compliance burdens and allow more flexibility for small business subcontractors. A long-delayed proposed rule from the Defense Department, the General Services Administration and NASA would make life easier for small business contractors by standardizing subcontracting limitations across the […]

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DoD Issues New Other Transactions Guide – Update December 2018

December 20, 2018

Purpose The Other Transactions Guide for Prototype Projects (version 1.2.0, dated January 2017) is rescinded in its entirety and replaced by this guide. This guide is issued by the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment (OUSD(A&S)), the organization responsible for promulgation of policy for Other Transactions (OTs). This guide provides […]

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