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H.R. 1212: Federal Contract Deadline Fairness Act

The text of the bill below is as of Feb 13, 2019 (Introduced).


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116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1212

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 13, 2019

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

A BILL

To amend section 1126 of title 41, United States Code, to provide for an exception for failure to deliver goods or complete work due to a lapse in appropriations, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Federal Contract Deadline Fairness Act.

2.

Exception for failure to deliver goods or complete work due to lapse in appropriations

(a)

In general

Section 1126 of title 41, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:

(c)

Exception for failure To deliver goods or complete work due to lapse in appropriations

If the head of an executive agency determines that a contractor failed by reason of a lapse in appropriations in the Federal Government to deliver goods or complete work under a contract with the agency by the date or within the time period imposed by the contract any information relating to such failure may not be—

(1)

included in any past performance database used by executive agencies for making source selection decisions; or

(2)

evaluated unfavorably on the factor of past contract performance.

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