About the bill
- Full Title
A bill to define allowable cost reimbursement under contracts of the Department of Defense; to control the cost of spare parts acquisition under Department of Defense contracts; to authorize greater financial and criminal penalties for false claims; to make inapplicable to the Department of Defense certain provisions of law that limit the ability of the Department of Defense to purchase labor competitively; to remove restrictions on the authority of the Secretary of Defense to contract out; and to authorize expidited procedures for closing or realigning military installations when the national budget provides for deficit financing of Federal Government operations.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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- Committee Assignments
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 868 — 99th Congress: Department of Defense Efficiency and Economy Act of 1985. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/s868
“S. 868 — 99th Congress: Department of Defense Efficiency and Economy Act of 1985.” www.GovTrack.us. 1985. May 30, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/s868>
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