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Text of To prohibit the Federal Government from contracting with an entity that has committed fraud or certain other crimes.

...crimes.

This bill was introduced on June 18, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jun 18, 2013 (Introduced).

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2411

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 18, 2013

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

A BILL

To prohibit the Federal Government from contracting with an entity that has committed fraud or certain other crimes.

1.

Prohibition on contracting with contractors that have committed fraud or certain other crimes

The Federal Government may not enter into a contract with an offeror or any of its principals if the offeror certifies that it, or any of its principals—

(1)

within a three-year period preceding this offer has been convicted of or had a civil judgment rendered against it for—

(A)

commission of fraud or a criminal offense in connection with obtaining, attempting to obtain, or performing a public (Federal, State, or local) contract or subcontract;

(B)

violation of Federal or State antitrust statutes relating to the submission of offers; or commission of embezzlement, theft, forgery, bribery, falsification or destruction of records, making false statements, tax evasion, violating Federal criminal tax laws; or

(C)

receiving stolen property;

(2)

are presently indicted for, or otherwise criminally or civilly charged by a governmental entity with, commission of any of the offenses described in paragraph (1); or

(3)

within a three-year period preceding this offer, have been notified of any delinquent Federal taxes in an amount that exceeds $3,000 for which the liability remains unsatisfied.