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Impact of legislative compensation caps on DOD contracts

United States. General Accounting Office. National Security and International Affairs Division.

Impact of legislative compensation caps on DOD contracts

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Published by The Office, The Office, [distributor in Washington, D.C, Gaithersburg, MD (P.O. Box 6015, Gaithersburg 20884-6015) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Dept. of Defense -- Appropriations and expenditures.,
  • Defense contracts -- United States.,
  • Compensation management -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesLegislative compensation caps.
    StatementUnited States General Accounting Office, National Security and International Affairs Division.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination10, [2] p.
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17696444M

    Welcome to Hong Kong e-Legislation. Hong Kong e-Legislation (HKeL) is the official database of Hong Kong provides free online access to current and past versions of consolidated legislation dating back to 30 June and PDF copies marked “verified copy” have official legal status. Contractor Employee Compensation Cap per BBA Section of the Bipartisan Budget Act of (BBA; Pub. L. , Decem ) deleted the section statutory formula cap for new contracts awarded as of J It made the last amendments to the statutes on costs that are not allowable under a covered contract.


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Impact of legislative compensation caps on DOD contracts by United States. General Accounting Office. National Security and International Affairs Division. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO developed information on the extent to which legislative caps have affected executive compensation allowable under Department of Defense (DOD) noted that: (1) the information collected on McDonnell Douglas Corporation and nine other contractors indicates that the compensation cap imposed on DOD contractors for fiscal year (FY)had no significant effect on limiting executive compensation charged to defense contracts.

Get this from a library. Impact of legislative compensation caps on DOD contracts. [United States. General Accounting Office.

National Security and International Affairs Division.]. Get this from a library. Impact of Legislative Compensation Caps on DOD Contracts. [GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC NATIONAL SECURITY AND INTERNATIONAL A FFAIRS DIV.;] -- In response to your request, we have developed information on the extent to which legislative caps have affected executive compensation allowable under Department of Defense (DOD) contracts.

The limited impact of the legislative compensation cap was primarily due to the short period the cap was in effect during (5-l/2 months) and the small amount of costs associated with new contracts entered into during this period using fiscal year appropriations.

For some of the same reasons, the amount of executive compensation charged to defense contracts in fiscal year will not be. Since the s, federal law has placed a limitation, or cap, on the amount of employee compensation that contractors can charge to federal contracts.

The cap increased by 63 percent in real terms since first use of the current approach in The cap was set. compensation costs for certain senior executives incurred on contracts awarded by DOD, NASA, and CG, but only on those contracts awarded prior to Decem (rather than J as.

In any event, any compensation cap amount provided by statute does not limit the amount of compensation that a contractor executive or employee may otherwise receive.

The compensation costs in excess of the compensation cap amount are unallowable costs for Government contract reimbursement purposes. Contractor Compensation Cap for Contracts Awarded on or after J Section of the Bipartisan Budget Act of (BBA; Pub.Decem ).

Contracts. Contracts valued at $7 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m. The Department of Defense (DoD) relies heavily on the private sector to carry out aspects Compensation after Leaving Federal Employment Penalties Personal Conflicts of Interest for Contractor Employees The Importance of Contract Surveillance DoD relies on the private sector to carry out many aspects of the Department’s mission.

Contract Award Date Applicable Agencies Covered Employees Cap Rule FAR Before J Executive Agencies other than DoD, NASA and Coast Guard.

By buying directly from the commercial marketplace, DOD can take advantage of the latest innovations and reduce its purchasing costs. We found that, as a portion of DOD's total contract spending, contracts awarded using federal procedures to purchase commercial items (for both products and services) have declined slightly between fiscal years androughly in line with the Impact of legislative compensation caps on DOD contracts book.

Legislative Movement on Compensation Caps The Senate Armed Services Committee has approved an amendment to the fiscal year National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would limit reimbursement of salaries for DoD contractors to $, the.

DoD, GSA, and NASA published an interim rule in the Federal Register at 79 FR on Jto implement section of The Bipartisan Budget Act of (Pub. ), which amended the allowable cost limits of contractor and subcontractor employee compensation.

Specifically, section revised the application of the compensation. Comparison of Major Contract Types. Firm Fixed-Price (FFP) Fixed-Price Economic Price Adjustment (FPEPA) the greater the benefits that can be derived from an FPEPA contract. In the DoD, adjustments based on actual labor or material cost are generally not used for contracts of $50, or less There are two other types of compensation.

Since the s, federal law has placed a limitation, or cap, on the amount of employee compensation that contractors can charge to federal contracts. The cap increased by 63 percent in real terms since first use of the current approach in The cap was set at $, in and $, for and Mandated that the Department of Defense buys certain items from U.S.

or qualifying countries. Truth in Negotiation Act of Required both prime and subcontractors on contracts over $, to certify the cost data submitted under the solicitation. Public Law. Official website for U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE. FY Awards Issued: October 1, through January 4, (Executive Level II) January 5, through Septem (Executive Level II).

the contract take precedence over the requirements of this Guidebook. This Guidebook replaces DoD M, DoD Manual for the Performance of Contract Property Administration (). To ensure ease of updates and accessi-bility, this guide is being made available in printable electronic format.

Today's Defense Department contracts valued at $7 million or more are now live on DoD Civilian Acquisition Workforce Personnel Demonstration Project (AcqDemo) Contribution-based Compensation and Appraisal System (CCAS) for Supervisors.

Presented by AcqDemo Program Office. Summer/Fall - Subpart - Contracts with State, Local, and Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments: Subpart - Contracts with Nonprofit Organizations: Part 32 - Contract Financing: Subpart - Non-Commercial Item Purchase Financing: Subpart - Commercial Item Purchase Financing: Subpart - Loan Guarantees for Defense Production.

The acquisition of services plays a vital role in advancing and maintaining the mission capability of the Department of Defense (DoD).

Services acquisition covers a broad spectrum of requirements from research and development, advisor services, information technology support, medical, to maintaining equipment and Size: KB. Contracting in the DoD is developing and managing an agreement between two or more parties following the legal guidelines set forth by the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR).The FAR is the primary regulation for use by all Federal Executive agencies in their acquisition of supplies and services with Appropriated Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement (DFARS) is a.

CONTRACTS ARMY OST Inc.,* Washington, District of Columbia, was awarded a $, firm-fixed-price contract to provide systems engineering and technical assistance support services for Program.

At the time of the original Defense, GSA and NASA guidance, the cap was $, meaning contractors must retroactively ensure no employee in a post contract was compensated by government Author: Eric Katz.

The Senate Bill for the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) included a limitation on allowable Government contractor compensation of $, The House did not accept the provision it its own Bill. Initially the House version included a proposed ceiling amount of $, which is the President's salary.

[i] 74 Fed. Reg. (Jan. 15, ) [ii] DFARS (a), (b); DFARS (b). The first prong of the interim rule requires former DoD officials who have participated in certain capacities in an acquisition exceeding $10 million to obtain, from the appropriate DoD ethics counselor, a written ethics opinion regarding the revolving door restrictions that may apply to their work for.

Currently, the top-five executives at all government contractors are subject to the $, cap, known as the “executive compensation benchmark.”. The new rule expands the cap to cover all Author: Lance Duroni. DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing an interim rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement section of the Bipartisan Budget Act of In accordance with sectionthe interim rule revises the allowable cost limit relative to the compensation of contractor and.

DoD Contracts. There is no central repository for all DoD contracts. The OSD/JS FOIA Requester Service Center services contract requests, with a few exceptions, for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Missile Defense Agency, Defense Micro Electronics Activity, and Washington Headquarters Services.

Initially, they applied to DoD contracts only but starting inthe caps were extended to all Government contracts. Inthe compensation cap was $ thousand.

Bythe cap had risen to $, The most recent cap (i.e. $ thousand for ) stays in effect until revised by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).

Section of the FY12 National Defense Authorization Act (“NDAA”) expanded the OFPP cap (above) to apply to all contractor employees for costs charge on Department of Defense (“DoD”), NASA, and Coast Guard contracts.

FAR (p) was revised effective J. DOD IG Report Cites Procurement Deficient in Following Guidance for Awarding Cost Reimbursement Contracts; Industry Associations Blast White House Executive Order ; October Government Contract Insights.

Articles Include: DOD Policy for Blended Rates on FAR (p) Compensation Cap. The Executive Compensation limit for government contractors as established by Section of the Bipartisan Budget Act of (BBA; Pub.Decem ) for the year ending Decemis $, The calculation for the allowable compensation limit is based on the Prior Year’s Compensation limit.

This website is designed to provide all of the information you need to understand the budget and financial management policy of the Department of Defense.

In addition to budget numbers, justification materials, and performance measures you will also find information about the Department's ongoing effort to improve efficiency and accountability. NAVYThe Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, is awarded a ceiling price $, fixed-price-incentive-firm-target contract to provide the design, development.

to DOD); Consolidated Appropriations Act,Pub.Division J. Who is the purchase for. Congress appropriates funds for DOD in the annual DOD Appropriations Act (DODAA). Congress intends for funds appropriated to the DOD to be used for the primary benefit of DOD.

The Federal Employees’ Compensation Act (FECA) is the workers’ compensation system for federal employees. Every civilian employee of the federal government, including employees of the executive, legislative, and judicial branches, is covered by FECA, as are several other groups, including federal jurors and Peace Corps volunteers.

• All USG contracts entered into prior to 12/31/11 subject to $, cap for FY and $, cap for FY on top 5 employees –, partial (only some agencies): • DoD, NASA and Coast Guard contracts entered into after 12/31/11 but before 6/24/ subject to $k cap on all employees ($, for )File Size: 2MB.The new federal budget signed into law by President Barack Obama on Dec.

26 includes a provision that caps federal reimbursement for contractor compensation at $, annually.The implementation of the latest compensation cap effective for contracts issued on or after J has created the need for either multiple sets of indirect rates for contracts before and after June 24 th or the use of a blended compensation limit.

Weighting for the blended compensation limit should be based on data that is reproducible.