DOD, Others Finalize Set Of 6 Contracting Rules

Law360, New York (July 6, 2011, 7:07 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. General Services Administration and NASA rolled out six acquisition rules Tuesday, including a final rule encouraging contractors to ban text messaging for employees driving vehicles when performing government work.

Five of the rules finalize measures introduced by the agencies over the past two years, while one rule is an interim rule implementing part of the 2011 National Defense Authorization Act, according to a notice in the Federal Register.

The agencies finalized a rule that would make it more difficult for...
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