Past Performance Evaluations: New Rules, Same Challenges

Law360, New York (March 13, 2012, 1:31 PM EDT) -- It happens every year: Congress passes a defense appropriations bill that sends the drafters of federal procurement regulations scurrying into action. The result of this year’s appropriations bill was no different.

On Dec. 31, 2011, President Obama signed into law the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012. The act appropriated $662 billion in defense spending. But, as it commonly does in appropriations bills, Congress also included numerous other provisions that affect government procurement and that must be implemented by federal regulations.

One such provision...
To view the full article, register now.