H.R.2262 - A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to authorize the Inspector General of the Department of Defense to take certain extraordinary actions regarding contracts of the Department of Defense.99th Congress (1985-1986)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Hertel, Dennis M. [D-MI-14] (Introduced 04/29/1985)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/28/1985 Referred to Subcommittee on Investigations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2262 — 99th Congress (1985-1986)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/29/1985)
Authorizes the Inspector General of the Department of Defense to suspend payments under a contract with the Department of Defense, or revise the schedule for payments under such a contract if the Inspector General determines that: (1) based on audits there have been excessive charges; and (2) other remedies available by law and under the contract are insufficient to eliminate promptly waste, fraud, and abuse with respect to the contract.
Allows the Secretary of Defense, in the interest of national security, to overrule such an action by the Inspector General. Requires the Secretary to report to specified committees of the Congress on the reasons for overruling such action.