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Stimulus Package Pumps Billions Into Gov’t Contracts

Law360

27 Mar 2020
Reprinted with permission.

Daniel Chudd spoke to Law360 for an article that covers questions on spending restrictions and long-term regulatory oversight related to the $2 trillion stimulus package intended to fight the coronavirus outbreak.

According to Daniel, the provision that provides government contractors with funds to pay employees who are unable to work on a government-approved site raises a number of questions. He noted that it doesn’t make relief mandatory, and said the decision over whether a contract should be modified seems to be left in the hands of contracting agencies.

Daniel added that it’s also not clear what constitutes a government-approved work site, but he said the change could have a big effect on contractors who keep teams of qualified personnel on standby and ready to work in case the job site reopens.

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