Contractor Suspensions Inconsistent, House Panel Hears

Law360, New York (June 12, 2013, 10:25 PM EDT) -- The House Oversight Committee heard Wednesday from experts who advocated more consistency and transparency in the government’s suspension and debarment of contractors, furthering planned reform legislation that chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., promised to introduce "very shortly."

Witnesses from the nonprofit Project on Government Oversight, the U.S. Government Accountability Office, and Washington D.C. law firm Crowell & Moring LLP told the panel that Issa's Stop Unworthy Spending Act offered an opportunity to inject more consistency and transparency into a procedure that can vary wildly depending on which agency...
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