House Passes DHS Acquisitions Reforms Bill

Law360, Washington (June 9, 2014, 7:08 PM EDT) -- The U.S. House of Representatives on Monday easily passed a bill that would shed additional light on the Department of Homeland Security's acquisitions process in an effort to save taxpayer money and improve the agency's procurements.

The DHS Acquisition Accountability and Efficiency Act, or H.R. 4228, moved on with a bipartisan-supported voice vote and will now head to the Senate for consideration.

If enacted, the bill would require procurements have additional cost schedule information to track its long-term efficiency, to create a new review board to...
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