H.R. 5298 (111th): Fair Defense Competition Act


May 13, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 13, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Todd Tiahrt

Representative for Kansas's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 13, 2010
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To require the Secretary of Defense to take illegal subsidization into account in evaluating proposals for contracts for major defense acquisition programs, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/13/2010--Introduced.Fair Defense Competition Act - Directs the Secretary of Defense (DOD), in awarding a contract for any major defense acquisition program and conducting the cost or price evaluation of any ... Read more >

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May 13, 2010

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5298”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


68 cosponsors (42D, 26R) (show)
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S. 3361 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 13, 2010

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