H.R.5712 - Close the Contractor Fraud Loophole Act110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large] (Introduced 04/03/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Oversight and Government Reform | Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 110-599|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 04/30/2008 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. (All Actions)|
|Notes:||For further action, see H.R.2642, which became Public Law 110-252 on 6/30/2008.|
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Referred in Senate (04/30/2008)
[Congressional Bills 110th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H.R. 5712 Referred in Senate (RFS)] 2d Session H. R. 5712 _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES April 24, 2008 Received April 30, 2008 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs _______________________________________________________________________ AN ACT To require disclosure by Federal contractors of certain violations relating to the award or performance of Federal contracts. 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 ``Close the Contractor Fraud Loophole Act''. SEC. 2. REVISION OF THE FEDERAL ACQUISITION REGULATION. The Federal Acquisition Regulation shall be amended within 180 days after the date of the enactment of this Act pursuant to FAR Case 2007- 006 (as published at 72 Fed Reg. 64019, November 14, 2007) or any follow-on FAR case to include provisions that require timely notification by Federal contractors of violations of Federal criminal law or overpayments in connection with the award or performance of covered contracts or subcontracts, including those performed outside the United States and those for commercial items. SEC. 3. DEFINITION. In this Act, the term ``covered contract'' means any contract in an amount greater than $5,000,000 and more than 120 days in duration. Passed the House of Representatives April 23, 2008. Attest: LORRAINE C. MILLER, Clerk.