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H.R. 5822: Improving Standards in VA Contracting Act of 2016

Title: Improving Standards in VA Contracting Act of 2016

Introduced: Jul 14, 2016 (114th Congress)

Sponsor: Rep. Charles W. Boustany Jr. [R-LA3]

Status: Referred to Committee - Referred to the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.

Summary: Improving Standards in VA Contracting Act of 2016 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to develop uniform policy guidelines for officials, including contracting officers, of the VA's Real Property Service of the Office of Construction and Facilities Management for evaluating potential lessors of property on which to build medical facilities. Such guidelines shall include evaluating the potential lessor's: (1) past performance on federal contracts, (2) ability to control the property, and (3) conduct of proper due diligence prior to submitting an offer to enter a lease with the VA.

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