Industry coalition calls for 'annual certification' in federal ban on China-based IT products

By Rick Weber  
October 22, 2019 at 9:44 AM
A coalition of industry groups is urging the Defense Department, General Services Administration and NASA to revise a federal acquisition rule issued this summer that bans the government from purchasing IT and video surveillance products from China, calling for an "annual certification" process to assist small businesses as well as other steps to make those requirements more specific. "This regulation has far reaching consequences for the federal contractor community, and given that the rule was effective on the day it...

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