H.R. 5184 (98th): Competition in Contracting Act of 1984


Mar 20, 1984
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 9, 1984, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jack Brooks

Representative for Texas's 9th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to revise the procedures for soliciting and evaluating bids and proposals for Government contracts and awarding such contracts using full and open competition, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

(Reported to House from the Committee on Government Operations with amendment, H. Rept. 98-1157) Competition in Contracting Act of 1984 - Amends the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act to ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 20, 1984

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May 9, 1984
Reported by Committee

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5184”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (1R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 4170 (Related)
Deficit Reduction Act of 1984

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jul 18, 1984

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