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.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Kansas's 4th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 13, 2010
Length: 4 pages
111th Congress (2009–2010)
This bill was introduced on May 13, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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68 Cosponsors (42 Democrats, 26 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Jenkins Commends Passage of Bill Which Levels the Playing Field for Air Force Tanker Competition”
— Rep. Lynn Jenkins [R-KS2, 2009-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 21, 2010
May 13, 2010
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H.R. 5298 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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