Text: S.2986 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Bill Information (Except Text)

There is one version of the bill.

Text available as:

  • TXT
  • PDF (PDF provides a complete and accurate display of this text.) Tip?

Shown Here:
Introduced in Senate (07/27/2000)

 
[Congressional Bills 106th Congress]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office]
[S. 2986 Introduced in Senate (IS)]







106th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                S. 2986

  To limit the issuance of regulations relating to Federal contractor 
responsibility, to require the Comptroller General to conduct a review 
 of Federal contractor compliance with applicable laws, and for other 
                               purposes.


_______________________________________________________________________


                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

                             July 27, 2000

Mr. Hutchinson (for himself, Mr. Thompson, Mr. Warner, Mr. Nickles, and 
   Mr. Kyl) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and 
           referred to the Committee on Governmental Affairs

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 A BILL


 
  To limit the issuance of regulations relating to Federal contractor 
responsibility, to require the Comptroller General to conduct a review 
 of Federal contractor compliance with applicable laws, and for other 
                               purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Just Opportunities in Bidding Act of 
2000''.

SEC. 2. REGULATIONS PROHIBITED PENDING GAO REVIEW.

    (a) Regulations Not To Have Legal Effect.--The proposed regulations 
referred to in subsection (c) shall not take effect and may not be 
enforced.
    (b) Limitation on Additional Proposed Regulations.--No proposed or 
final regulations on the same subject matter as the proposed 
regulations referred to in subsection (c) may be issued before the date 
on which the Comptroller General submits to Congress the report 
required by section 3.
    (c) Covered Regulations.--Subsection (a) applies to the following:
            (1) The proposed regulations that were published in the 
        Federal Register, volume 64, number 131, beginning on page 
        37360, on July 9, 1999.
            (2) The proposed regulations that were published in the 
        Federal Register, volume 65, number 127, beginning on page 
        40830, on June 30, 2000.

SEC. 3. COMPTROLLER GENERAL REVIEW OF CONTRACTOR COMPLIANCE WITH 
              FEDERAL LAW.

    The Comptroller General shall--
            (1) conduct a general review of the level of compliance by 
        Federal contractors with the Federal laws that--
                    (A) are applicable to the contractors; and
                    (B) affect--
                            (i) the rights and responsibilities of 
                        contractors to participate in contracts of the 
                        United States; and
                            (ii) the administration of such contracts 
                        with respect to contractors; and
            (2) submit to Congress a report on the findings resulting 
        from the review.
                                 <all>