House Committee Says DoD Needs Simpler Contracting Processes
March 23, 2012
The House Armed Services Committee recommended simplifying and streamlining all aspects of the Defense Department's acquisition process, Washington Technology reports.
A report by the lawmakers says DoD and Congress should embark on a comprehensive review of laws and regulations related to procurement. They then should attempt to amend or even repeal outdated regulations. In doing so, officials should consider whether a rule has had unintended consequences that outweigh its original purpose.