GAO Task Order Protests Face Uncertain Future

Law360, New York (January 21, 2011, 6:32 PM EST) -- In one of its last acts of 2010, Congress extended the U.S. Government Accountability Office's jurisdiction over some — but not all — task order contract protests, raising questions about whether the remaining protests will be left in legal limbo.

A provision in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011 — passed by Congress in late December and signed into law by President Barack Obama at the beginning of 2011 — would extend the GAO's authority to hear protests arising from task and delivery...
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