Congress Rolls Back Divisive NDAA Contractor Provisions
By Dietrich Knauth
Law360, New York (December 19, 2012, 4:10 PM ET) -- The National Defense Authorization Act, expected to be passed later this week, emerged from a congressional conference committee late Tuesday without several provisions contractors had opposed, including cuts to the U.S. Department of Defense's contractor workforce, increased access to companies' internal audits and an amended cybersecurity reporting requirement.
Lawmakers released their 1,613-page version of the law late Tuesday, after hammering out significant differences that had developed in the House and Senate versions of the law. Many of the more divisive elements of the law were removed...