FEDERAL CONTRACTING: Commercial Item Test Program Beneficial, but Actions Needed to Mitigate Potential Risks

DiNapoli, Timothy J.
February 2014
GAO Reports;2/4/2014, preceding p1
Government Documents
The article discusses the report of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) on the Test Program for Certain Commercial Items as of February 2014. Topics include the users of the program like the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), the U.S. Homeland Security (DHS), and the U.S. Department of Interior (DOI), the effect of the program in the contracting lead time and administrative burdens, and the use of the program in small portion of commercial buying activity.


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