Defense Bill's Tech Reforms Raise Red Flags For Contractors

Law360, New York (June 19, 2013, 8:23 PM EDT) -- The $638 billion House defense bill includes measures that would force the most significant changes to information technology acquisitions since 1996, but some experts worry that certain provisions could actually exacerbate the contract duplication and inefficiency that the legislation is fighting.

The Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act, or FITARA, was included as an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act that passed the House on Friday. While it would have to survive conference with the Senate's version of the NDAA before becoming law, it represents...
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