H.R.2008 - Keeping Politics Out of Federal Contracting Act of 2011

To amend title 41, United States Code, to prohibit inserting politics into the Federal acquisition process by prohibiting the submission of political contribution information as a condition of receiving a Federal contract. view all titles (3)

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  • Official: To amend title 41, United States Code, to prohibit inserting politics into the Federal acquisition process by prohibiting the submission of political contribution information as a condition of receiving a Federal contract. as introduced.
  • Short: Keeping Politics Out of Federal Contracting Act of 2011 as introduced.
  • Short: Keeping Politics Out of Federal Contracting Act of 2011 as reported to house.

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Official Summary

Keeping Politics Out of Federal Contracting Act of 2011 - Prohibits the head of an executive agency from: (1) requiring a contractor to submit political information as part of a soliticitation, request for bid, request for proposal, or any other communiction in connection with the award of

Official Summary

Keeping Politics Out of Federal Contracting Act of 2011 - Prohibits the head of an executive agency from:
(1) requiring a contractor to submit political information as part of a soliticitation, request for bid, request for proposal, or any other communiction in connection with the award of a contract for procurement of property or services or during the course of the contract performance until the completion of a contract;
(2) using such political information as a factor or consideration in the source selection process used to award a competitive or non-competitive contract; or
(3) including such political information in a contracting past performance database.  Defines \"political information\" as information relating to political spending, including any payment for an electioneering communication, by a contractor or persons related to such contractor to a candidate for federal office, a political commitee, a political party, or to a third party entity for political purposes.

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Organizations Supporting H.R.2008

  • International Franchise Association
  • American Lighting Association
  • Marine Retailers Association of America
  • National Restaurant Association
  • American Petroleum Institute
  • American Council of Engineering Companies
  • ...and 90 more. See all.

Organizations Opposing H.R.2008

  • Public Citizen




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