Agencies Float New Regs For Overseas Security Contractors

Law360, New York (July 20, 2012, 8:41 PM EDT) -- Three federal agencies said Friday that they will propose a new set of rules that establish minimum requirements for the selection, accountability, training, equipping and conduct of personnel performing private security functions outside the U.S.

The U.S. Department of Defense, General Services Administration and NASA want contractors to ensure that employees are aware of and comply with relevant orders, directives and instructions, and keep appropriate personnel records.

Private security functions would be defined under the new rules as: “Guarding of personnel, facilities, designated sites, or property...
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