RAND study diverges from Congress on bid protest reform

By Tony Bertuca / January 3, 2018 at 5:00 AM
Congress may have aimed in the wrong direction with a new provision intended to reform the way the Pentagon handles contractors' bid protests, according to a new study RAND Corp. recently delivered to Capitol Hill. At issue is a section in the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act that seeks to deter frivolous bid protests by requiring contractors with at least $250 million in revenue to reimburse the Defense Department for the cost of an unsuccessful protest. RAND, in...

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