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Information on the Cooperative Purchasing Program Under Section 1122 of the 1994 National Defense Authorization Act

GGD-00-74R Published: Mar 03, 2000. Publicly Released: Mar 03, 2000.
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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the General Services Administration's (GSA) Cooperative Purchasing Program, which was established under the 1994 National Defense Authorization Act to allow state and local governments to purchase Department of Defense (DOD) equipment for use in counter-drug activities, focusing on four program issues: (1) sales data; (2) suitability of items sold; (3) alternative supply sources; and (4) administrative fees charged.

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