Recently Released Report

Bureau of Land Management's Branch of National Acquisitions, National Operations Center


Our audit of a systems development contract administered by Acquisitions (part of the National Business Center prior to 2007) found that Acquisitions had not administered many aspects of that contract according to the FAR or BLM procurement policies.

Because of these deficiencies and concerns identified by our Recovery Oversight Office about other contracts administered by Acquisitions, we examined six contract files dating from 2009 through 2011. Our findings include missing and incomplete documentation and improper procedures in these contracts.

We proposed four recommendations to address the underlying causes. The NOC Director responded with full concurrence to our recommendations.

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