Resolving Contract Disputes

January 1995

Resolving Contract Disputes

Regarding the review of disputes relating to contract performance, the Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act:

Establishes a six-year statute of limitations for the submission of contractor and government claims, except for claims alleging contractor fraud. The law repeals the 18-month limit presently applied to DoD shipbuilding contracts.

Increases from $50,000 to $100,000 the threshold over which a contractor must certify a claim's validity. The law repeals DoD-unique contractor claim certification requirements.

Increases the dollar amount for claims eligible for expedited treatment at agency boards of contract appeals.

Permits district courts to obtain timely advisory opinions from agency boards of contract appeals in certain cases.

Extends, until Oct. 1, 1999, the authority of federal agencies to engage in alternative dispute resolution procedures under the Contract Disputes Act.

Stay up-to-date with federal news alerts and analysis — Sign up for GovExec's email newsletters.
FROM OUR SPONSORS
JOIN THE DISCUSSION
Close [ x ] More from GovExec
 
 

Thank you for subscribing to newsletters from GovExec.com.
We think these reports might interest you:

  • Sponsored by eSignLive by VASCO

    Mobile E-Signatures for Government

    Learn 5 key trends that accelerate government demand for mobile signing.

    Download
  • Sponsored by Management Concepts

    SPONSORED: Successful Change Management Practices in the Public Sector

    How governmental agencies implement organizational change management.

    Download
  • Sponsored by Kronos

    Solving the Workforce Compliance Challenge

    Download this eBook to learn how data and automation can help state and local agencies.

    Download

When you download a report, your information may be shared with the underwriters of that document.