SmallGovCon Week in Review: March 29-April 2

Hard to believe it, but March has come and gone and now we’re one quarter of the way through 2021! As you try and figure out where the year has gone this weekend, peruse these government contracting updates that reflect on what has occurred and what could happen during the rest of 2021.

Some of the key stories this week included a DOD review of CMMC, the PPP Extension Act, and an extension on for expiring registrations.

  • NEW: GSA Providing Automatic 180-Day Extension of Expiring Entity Registrations in [GSA]
  • Former Contracting Officer Sentenced for Bribery Conspiracy [DOJ]
  • FAS’s Packaged Office Furniture Program Limits Opportunities for Better Prices and Taxpayer Savings [GSA]
  • The International Rescue Committee (“IRC”) Agrees to Pay $6.9 Million To Settle Allegations That It Performed Procurement Fraud by Engaging in Collusive Behavior and Misconduct on Programs Funded by the United States Agency for International Development [DOJ]
  • THE Pandemic and VA’S Medical Supply Chain: Evaluating the Year-Long Response and Modernization [VA]
  • Employees Terminated for Accepting Gifts from Amtrak Contractor [Oversight]
  • SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman’s Statement on President Biden signing the PPP Extension Act of 2021 into law [SBA]
  • CMMC is under an internal DOD review [Fedscoop]
  • What government needs to know about accelerators [Fedscoop]
  • Former Contracting Officer Sentenced for Bribery Conspiracy [DOJ]