Experts say NDAA provision on lobbying could catch some in industry by surprise

By Marjorie Censer / January 26, 2018 at 5:00 AM
Government contracting attorneys and advocates say a provision in the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act on lobbying by former government officials is more restrictive than previous regulations and might surprise defense contractors. Under the new law, a military officer in grade O-9 or higher at the time of retirement and civilian equivalents who work for the Defense Department are prohibited from engaging in lobbying activities related to DOD for two years. Military officers who retired in grade O-7...

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