Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Private security Act
After the controversial actions and scandals, the Ensuits surrounding security and Iraq Afghanistan, led especially the Blackwater worldwide, a Congressional study independent contractors. This resulted in condemnation of the acts, a fine of $42 million and demand from the public for legislative reform. GenesisH.R 4650 was in response to the scandals that known the private security Act introduced outsourcing Security Act, with security service Iraq and AfghanistanAlso, as the stop of rep. Jan Schakowsky (D ill.) and sen. Bernie Sanders (I - VT) on Feb. 23 2010.PurposeThe private security Act tries to use private contractors for military, security, eliminate intelligence, law enforcement and rescue activities by Government armed mercenaries in all areas of conflict where the use of force.Time FrameThe Congress has action requires us all security missions conducted by Act required by Government or military PersonnelThe, by Jan 1, 2011, only the Government and the military diplomatic or consular agents or mission critical and emergency functions.ProvisionsThe Act allows greater control of security contracts Act authorized Congress, access to the contracts specified by Congress.The and task orders of more than 5 million $, the in by the Department of Defense (DOD), the Department of State, the Department of Home Affairs and the United States Agency for international development (USAID) has been entered.