NDAA Blacklist Delay Amendment Fails

By: Charles Rollet, Published on Jul 24, 2020

The Blacklist Clause, which bans Hikvision/Dahua/Huawei users from doing business with the federal government, goes into effect on August 13 and the best hope that it would be delayed - a Senator's amendment - has failed.

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In this post, we examine the impact of this latest development.

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*** ********* **** ****************** ** *** **** NDAA ****.******* ** *** ************** **** ** ** the ***** *******, *******, shows *******'* ******************* *** ****.

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***, ***** **** ***** trade ******,***** *** ** ********** to ********* * *****.*******, *******, **** *** failed. ** **** ******* out ** *** *** comment.

Conclusion: ****** *** ** **** ************

*** ** **********'* ******* is ******* **** ****: comply *** ** **** blacklisting.

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** *** ***********, ** problem **** *** ** al's ******** ** **** this *** **** ****** and ***** *** * years ***.************************ **** ****** **** they ****** ** **** steps ** ****** *** they ***.

*** **** ***** ****** does *** ****? ***'* be ******. *****'* * lot ** ****** ** the ******** *** **** aimed *** ** ****** with **** ********* *** because **** **** **** the **** ***** ** roll.

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* **** ***** **** the *******'* **********. ***** the ********* ** *********, and ********** ********* *** letter ** *** ***, the ******* ** ******** quite *********.

*** **** **** ** enforced?

**** * ******* ********** employee **** ** ** office ** ***** *** Dahua *******?

**** ** ******* ******* get * ****** ** the **** **** *** government ******* **** *** cameras **** ** *******? Will **** **** *** to **** ** *********** responsible *** *** ******* and ***********?

***** ** ***, *** can *** ** **** responsible *** ******** * law **** *** *** exist ** *** **** of *** ******** **********. So ** ******* **** I ***** *** ** held *********** *** *** removal ** ******* **** I ********* ****** *** ban.

*** ** ******** ** pay *** *** ******* and *********** ** **** banned *********?

**** * **** *** of ** ******* ********* clients (*** ******) ***** some ****** ********* **** was **** ******** ********* by *** ** ** competitors, *** ******** ******* rather ******: "** **** about *** ***, *** we *** *** ********** any **** ** *** equipment, *** ** **** replace *** ******* ********* cameras **** *** ******* Government ***** ** *** money ** ** **."

* ******* **** **** will ********** *** * line ** **** ******* form, **** *** ********** must ****, ******** **** they ***'* *** ****** equipment. *** ** ****** with ** ********* *** enforcement, **** **** **** lie.

*** **** ***** **** of ************ ** ****** on *** **** ******* it ** ********** **-********. It ** ** ************ leftover **** *** *** of ********. *** ****** who ***** ****** *********** will ***, *** **** likely *******.

**** *** ******* ***** loop **** ** ****. Go ***** *** ********* Bob's *******, *** ** will **** ******** *** corporation *** ************ *** business ** *** ****'* name. ***.

** *** ********** ***** these ******* **** **** fine. *** *** *** responsibility ** *** ******* agencies **********, ** *** federally ****** *************, *** on *** ***********.

***** ** * *** difference ******* ******* ******* cameras (******* * **** idea), *** ************ *** paying ******** ***** **********. (definitely * *** **** and ******** ********** ** do)

****** *** ******* **** far.

*** ** **********'* ******* is ******* **** ****: comply *** ** **** blacklisting.it’s ***** ****’** ******* a *******.

**’* ***** ****’** ******* a *******.

**’* **** ***** **** the ******* **.

*** *******, *** *** says

*********** *** ******** ** remove ******* ****************** ** video ************ ********* ** services***********...

*** ** **** ****** want * ********** ** immediately ****** ******* ********* from ********** **********?

** **** *** ** keep ** ****? ***** it ****? *** ******** it, *** ** ***** cost?

* ***** **** **** thing *** ***** **** would **** ****** ***** questions ****.

** **** *** ** keep **...

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** ** ******* ********** property. *** ***'* **** it.

** **** *** ***’* owe **** *** **, i *******.

*** *** **** ***** to *** *** ******** ever ***** *** ** the **** **** **** them * *** **** replacement?

* ***** **** **** thing *** ***** **** would **** ****** ***** questions ****.

****, **** ** ***** the ******* ********** ***** all. **** **** * decade ** ***, ***** with * *** ******* dollars *** **** **** have * *** ******** plus **** "********" **** will ****** *** **** is ******** ** ****.

****** *** *** *******! I've *********** *** *** ********, ****'* **** **********:

Existing ******** ********* **** ******* *** *** ****** *** ****** ****** ** ** ***** ****** **, ****. That means no leeway or loopholes for existing contracts.

*********** ******** *****, ** accordance **** *** *.***(*), modify— ******** ********** ******** contracts ** ******* *** FAR ****** *** ****** issued ** ** ***** August **, ****, ***** to ******* *** **** orders; *** ******** *********, task ******, *** ******** orders ** ******* *** FAR ****** ** ********* a ************ ** ****** the ****** ** ***********, including ********** ** ******, on ** ***** ****** 13, ****

For ********* *********, No details on how much time that actually means, and "should" is only a recommendation (as opposed to "shall").

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If * *********** ******* ****** * ********** ** ***** ****** ** ***** **************, *** ******* ***** "******* **** *** ******* ******" *** "***** *******". Not many details beyond this, but it's an indication that the DoD is preparing for some contractors that file dishhonest representations in order to keep their government business.

** ** ******* *** represented “**** ***” ** the ************** ** ********* (d)(2) ** *** ********* at *** **.***-**, *** contracting ******* *** **** on *** **************, ****** the *********** ******* *** an *********** ****** ** question *** **************. ** the *********** ******* *** an *********** ****** ** question **** **************, *** contracting ******* ***** ******* with *** ******* ****** or ********* ******** *** legal ******* ** *** to *******

System *** ***** ********** ***** *** *******. The SAM update should provide more details to the many questions contractors still have about the blacklist clause. However, this update is still in the works and DoD did not provide a specific timeline.

*** *** ******* ** working ** ****** *** to ******* * ************** for *** *********** ** 889(a)(1)(B)

contracting ******* ***'* ********* ******* *** ********** ******** **** ******* *********/********, **** *** ***** ***** *** ** ****.

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** *** * ******* with *** ***** *** outside ******* ** ****. The ******** ** **** law ** *** ** clear ** ** ***** hope *** *** **** does *** ******** **. We **** ********* **** additional ********.

***, *** ******* *** be ***** *******. ***,*** ** ******* * webinar** ****** ** *** says *** *** ***** ask ********* ****** ****** 5th:

  • *** ** ******* * live *** ******** ******* webinar **August **, **** *:** *.*. ***. Register****
  • **** ******* ** ********* of ******* **** ***'* business ***** *** **** explain *** **** *** implementing ******* *** ** their ******** ******** *****
  • ********* **** **** ****** questions **** **** **** pre-collected **** ********
  • ****** **** ** **** questions ** ***** **** 5:00 *.*. ***, ****** 5, **** **************@***.***.
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