Proposed FAR Amendment Would Change Confidentiality Agreements
The Department of Defense, General Services Administration, and National Aeronautics & Space Administration have proposed a rule to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement a section of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act of 2015, which would prohibit the use of funds, appropriated or otherwise made available, for a contract with an entity that requires employees or subcontractors to sign an internal confidentiality agreement that restricts such employees or subcontractors from lawfully reporting waste, fraud, or abuse to a designated government representative authorized to receive such information. The proposed rule would add a new FAR section at. Read More.
Topics: Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, Department of Defense "DoD", Federal Acquisition Regulation "FAR", General Services Administration "GSA", National Aeronautics & Space Administration "NASA"