S.2986 - Just Opportunities in Bidding Act of 2000106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Hutchinson, Tim [R-AR] (Introduced 07/27/2000)|
|Committees:||Senate - Governmental Affairs|
|Latest Action:||07/27/2000 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Governmental Affairs. (All Actions)|
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[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>