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Defense Base Act (DBA). [electronic resource] : The Federally Mandated Workers' Compensation System for Overseas Government Contractors.

Author/Creator:
Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
Publication:
[S.l] : [s.n.], 2010.
Format/Description:
Government document
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1 online resource (33 p., digital, PDF file)
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Subjects:
Accounting.
Defense contracts.
Administrative agencies.
Summary:
Provides background on the Defense Base Act (DBA), which mandates that Federal departments and agencies provide worker compensation insurance for their overseas employees and contractors; in light of current contracting activity in Iraq. Reviews systems used to provide DBA insurance at the Department of State, AID, DOD, and Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). Includes economic critiques raised by GAO and Army auditors of current DOD DBA policy; and DOD and USACE responses to those criticisms. Discusses several DBA reform options suggested in recent legislation. Includes tables and graphs.
Notes:
Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed Sept. 2012). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
CRS Report.
Other format:
Microfiche version: Library of Congress.Congressional Research Service. Defense Base Act (DBA)
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Restricted for use by site license.