Senator Floats Legislation To Reduce Bid Protests

Law360, New York (December 20, 2012, 5:13 PM EST) -- A U.S. senator on Wednesday said he has introduced a bill that would require the Government Accountability Office to include the most common reasons the office sustains bid protests, a measure aimed at reducing bid protests and improving the government’s contracting procedures across agencies. 

Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., introduced the Government Contracting Improvement Act of 2012, which would require the GAO to include the “most common grounds for sustainments of protests by business applying for federal contracts,” according to written statement released by his office. ...
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