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Strategic Withdrawal of Agencies for Meaningful Placement Act of 2018

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A bill to establish a competitive bidding process for the relocation of the headquarters of Executive agencies, and for other purposes.

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03/22/2018Introduced in Senate

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03/22/2018Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
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Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs03/22/2018 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (03/22/2018)

Strategic Withdrawal of Agencies for Meaningful Placement Act of 2018 or the SWAMP Act

This bill: (1) repeals the requirement that all offices attached to the seat of government be exercised in the District of Columbia, and not elsewhere; and (2) prohibits new construction or major renovation of certain executive agency headquarters in the Washington Metropolitan area.

The General Services Administration (GSA) must: (1) establish a process to allow an executive agency to request GSA to issue a solicitation for the relocation of its headquarters; (2) allow any state to bid for the relocation of the agency's headquarters; and (3) in consultation with the executive agency, select a state for the relocation of the agency's headquarters using a competitive bidding procedure based on certain considerations.