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Taking the Long View on the Interagency Suspension & Debarment Committee’s Latest Report

Bloomberg BNA's Federal Contracts Report
April 15, 2014

In early March 2014, the government’s Interagency Suspension & Debarment Committee (ISDC) released its latest report to Congress on the suspension and debarment (S&D) activities of its member agencies.  It is tempting to open the report, scroll down to the statistics on S&D actions taken by the agencies, and judge S&D’s effectiveness based on figures such as year-over-year changes in total S&D actions. But doing so gives short shrift to the ISDC’s activities and mission and the improvements many agencies have made to their S&D programs.  Click here to read the full article.

(Reproduced with permission from Federal Contracts Report, 101 FCR 442, 4/15/14.  Copyright © 2014 by The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (800-372-1033)