Insourcing Functions Performed by Federal Contractors: An Overview of the Legal Issues

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This report provides a brief overview of key legal issues related to recent insourcing initiatives. Recent Congresses and the Obama Administration have taken numerous actions to promote "insourcing," or the use of government personnel to perform functions that contractors previously performed on behalf of federal agencies. Among other things, the 109th through the 111th Congresses enacted several statutes requiring the development of policies and guidelines to ensure that agencies "consider" using government employees to perform functions previously performed by contractors, as well as any new function.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: June 8, 2011
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Manuel, Kate M.

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Maskell, Jack

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: June 8, 2011
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This report provides a brief overview of key legal issues related to recent insourcing initiatives. Recent Congresses and the Obama Administration have taken numerous actions to promote "insourcing," or the use of government personnel to perform functions that contractors previously performed on behalf of federal agencies. Among other things, the 109th through the 111th Congresses enacted several statutes requiring the development of policies and guidelines to ensure that agencies "consider" using government employees to perform functions previously performed by contractors, as well as any new function.

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21 pages.

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