H. R. 2411
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
June 18, 2013
Mr. Grayson introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
To prohibit the Federal Government from contracting with an entity that has committed fraud or certain other crimes.
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—
within a three-year period preceding this offer has been convicted of or had a civil judgment rendered against it for—
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;
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
receiving stolen property;
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
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.