Emergency spending bill gives DOD more flexibility to make awards for coronavirus response

By Justin Doubleday / March 27, 2020 at 10:26 AM
The coronavirus relief legislation passed by the Senate this week would loosen restrictions on how the Defense Department can award larger other transaction agreements for prototypes related to COVID-19. The $2 trillion coronavirus rescue package passed the Senate by a 96-0 vote Wednesday night and is now awaiting a vote in the House. In addition to $10.5 billion in additional defense spending , the bill includes a provision allowing Defense Secretary Mark Esper to delegate authorities for awarding major other...

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