H.R.6540 - Defense Level Playing Field Act111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Inslee, Jay [D-WA-1] (Introduced 12/17/2010)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services | Senate - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||12/23/2010 Referred to the Subcommittee on Air and Land Forces.|
|Major Recorded Votes:||12/21/2010 : Passed House|
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Text: H.R.6540 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Referred in Senate (12/22/2010)
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services
To require the Secretary of Defense, in awarding a contract for the KC–X Aerial Refueling Aircraft Program, to consider any unfair competitive advantage that an offeror may possess.
This Act may be cited as the “Defense Level Playing Field Act”.
(a) Requirement To consider unfair competitive advantage.—In awarding a contract for the KC–X aerial refueling aircraft program (or any successor to that program), the Secretary of Defense shall, in evaluating any offers submitted to the Department of Defense in response to a solicitation for offers for such program, consider any unfair competitive advantage that an offeror may possess.
(b) Report.—Not later than 60 days after submission of offers in response to any such solicitation, the Secretary of Defense shall submit to the congressional defense committees a report on any unfair competitive advantage that any offeror may possess.
(c) Requirement To take findings into account in award of contract.—In awarding a contract for the KC–X aerial refueling aircraft program (or any successor to that program), the Secretary of Defense shall take into account the findings of the report submitted under subsection (b).
(d) Unfair competitive advantage.—In this section, the term “unfair competitive advantage”, with respect to an offer for a contract, means a situation in which the cost of development, production, or manufacturing is not fully borne by the offeror for such contract.
Passed the House of Representatives December 21, 2010.
|Attest:||lorraine c. miller,|