SmallGovCon Week in Review: June 18 – 22, 2018

Summer has officially started! Let’s get it started off with the SmallGovCon Week in Review.

This week’s edition includes a new FAR provision relating to the Kaspersky ban, NIH’s CIO-SP3 HUBZone awards, and much more.

  • DoD, GSA, and NASA issue an interim rule amending the FAR to ban Kaspersky products. [federalregister.gov]
  • NIH makes more CIO-SP3 on-ramp awards. [washingtontechnology.com]
  • House appropriators putting the Defense Department on notice that they’ll be keeping a close eye on future OTA awards. [fcw.com]
  • Former employee of U.S. government contractor in Afghanistan sentenced to 5 months in prison after pleading guilty to accepting illegal kickbacks. [justice.gov]
  • EPA issues direct final rule to amend EPAAR by removing Mentor-Protégé clause requirement. [federalregister.gov]
  • After pleading guilty to government procurement fraud, a former official at Scott Air Force Base sentenced to two years of probation. [stltoday]
  • GSA needs to recognize that contracts with good selection and reasonable access fees are preferred over high fee, limited section vehicles. [federalnewsradio.com]