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July 20, 2018
July 20, 2018 - Published by Set-Aside Alert Newsletter: During the past few years, the number of False Claims Act (FCA) civil cases has grown exponentially. While most of this growth has come from an increase in the number of actions involving fraud in the health care industry, plaintiffs also have found the U.S. Small Business Administration's set-aside programs to be fertile ground for FCA claims. As a result, the government has focused its resources on investigating fraud in these programs.
July 13, 2018 - According to an article on federalnewsradio.com, the congressionally-mandated panel in charge of finding ways to streamline the Defense acquisition system called on June 28, 2018 for dramatic changes in how DoD organizes itself to define requirements for weapons systems and manage its procurement budgets, saying DoD must move to a "portfolio-centric" approach to procuring military equipment.
June 29, 2018 - The Department of Defense, General Service Administration, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration are proposing to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation to implement sections of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 to expand special emergency procurement authorities for acquisitions of supplies or services that facilitate defense against or recovery from cyber attack, provide international disaster assistance under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, or support response to an emergency or major disaster under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. 83 Fed. Reg. 123, 29736
June 22, 2018 - According to an article in govexec.com, the Trump administration on Thursday released a blueprint for a massive overhaul of the federal bureaucracy, one that if implemented would touch virtually every agency and the way all Americans receive government services.
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May 25, 2018 - According to an article in govexec.com, the Senate Armed Services Committee on May 22, 2018 began its markup of the fiscal 2019 National Defense Authorization Act, and a contractors group was pushing committee leaders to reject a Pentagon proposal to curb time-consuming bid protests.
May 25, 2018 - Published by Set-Aside Alert Newsletter: In Section 809 of the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2016, Congress created a panel, known as the Section 809 Panel, to review and to provide recommendations on how to streamline and improve the Department of Defense's (DOD) acquisition process. The Section 809 Panel issued the first volume of its report in January 2018. The second volume, slated for release in June 2018, may include sweeping recommendations for a drastic overhaul of the bid protest process for DOD procurements. While a successful offeror on any given procurement may stand to benefit from these significant changes, overall, this potential overhaul does not bode well for contractors and would undermine the integrity of the procurement process.
May 11, 2018 - Columbia-based MassTech, Inc., its former Chief Executive Officer, Arnold Lee, and its former Chief Financial Officer, Richard Lee, have agreed to pay the United States $1.9 million to resolve allegations that MassTech falsely certified that it was a small business concern in order to obtain Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) awards.