Section 846 & commercial item contracting

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Tom Sisti, SAP

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This week on Off the Shelf, Tom Sisti, vice president and chief legislative counsel for SAP, takes stock of Section 846 and the complexities surrounding e-commerce implementation in the federal procurement context.

He also examines the state of commercial item contracting and inter-agency contracting, and provides his thoughts on the Section 809 Panel’s recommendations to redefine and re-categorize commercial item contracting.

In particular Sisti shares his insights on the panel’s proposals to restrict bid protests and eliminate full and open competition for “readily available” items.

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