DoD received a waiver under Section 889 (d)(2) allowing the Department to continue to execute procurement actions for specific Product Service Codes (PSC) deemed to be of low risk potential but are necessary to execute the Defense Department’s mission. The DoD’s temporary waiver has been extended to September 30, 2022, per a DNI memo dated September 29.
On September 16, the Coalition testified before the House Committee on Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations on “Modernizing the VA Supply Chain: Lessons from the Pandemic.” View Coalition President Roger Waldron’s oral statement here and the written statement submitted for the record here.
On August 12, the Department of Defense was granted a temporary waiver of Section 889 of the FY19 NDAA. The waiver is through September 30, 2020 and was provided by the Director of National Intelligence. Read more here.
On August 6, President Trump signed an Executive Order on Ensuring Essential Medicines, Medical Countermeasures, and Critical Inputs Are Made in the United States. The order addresses U.S. reliance on medicines sourced through China and urges domestic production of “essential medicines.”
On June 29, GSA announced contract awards to three e-marketplace platform providers as part of implementation efforts for the Commercial Platforms initiative and Section 846. To read about the awards, click here.
On June 12, the Coalition submitted a letter to GSA Administrator Emily Murphy requesting an update from GSA on its plans to allow for unpriced schedules, including a timeline for implementation and execution of this important authority.
On June 9, 2020, Coalition President, Roger Waldron, appeared at a hearing before the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs to discuss, “Building a More Resilient VA Supply Chain.” To read the Coalition’s testimony, click here.
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