GSA Supply Contract Phase-Out Gets Pushback From House

Law360, New York (November 30, 2012, 9:48 PM EST) -- The House Small Business Committee on Thursday pressed the U.S. General Services Administration to back off of its plan to phase out obsolete and underused contracts in its federal supply schedules contracting program, saying the plan would harm small-business contractors.

GSA plans to phase out more than 8,000 supply schedule contracts it identified as obsolete or unneeded — such as typewriters, nondigital photographic equipment and trophies — and switch to a demand-based model for those supplies. GSA expects the move to save $24 million a year...
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