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Class Deviation 2016-O0003-- Prohibition on Contracting with Entities that Require Certain Internal Confidentiality Agreements, dated October 29, 2015

Reference:  USD(AT&L) DPAP memorandum, dated October 29, 2015-- http://www.acq.osd.mil/dpap/policy/policyvault/USA005618-15-DPAP.pdf        

Summary:  Effective immediately, none of the funds appropriated (or otherwise made available) by the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2016 (Pub. L. 114-53) or any other Act that extends to FY 2016 funds the same prohibitions as contained in section 743 of division E, title VII, of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, may be made available for a contract with an entity that requires employees or contractors of such entity seeking to report fraud, waste, or abuse, to sign internal confidentiality agreements or statements prohibiting or otherwise restricting such employees or contractors from lawfully reporting such waste, fraud, or abuse, to a designated investigative or law enforcement representative of a Federal department or agency authorized to receive such information.   Further details are provided within the memorandum.

DPAP Deviation Page:  
http://www.acq.osd.mil/dpap/dars/class_deviations.html     

DASN(AP) POC:  693-4019‚Äč

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