Revoked: EO on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping

1/21/2021

Last night, President Biden revoked Executive Order 13950 of September 22, 2020 (Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping). Heads of agencies will have 60 days to review actions related to EO 13950. Earlier this month, Defense Pricing and Contracting (DPC) issued a Class Deviation which made Sections 4 and 5 of the EO inoperable until further notice. The Class Deviation was in response to a December 2020 court order from the U.S. District Court of Northern California which enjoined Sections 4 and 5 of EO 13950.

Biden’s Executive Order “On Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities Through the Federal Government” can be found here: https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/presidential-actions/2021/01/20/executive-order-advancing-racial-equity-and-support-for-underserved-communities-through-the-federal-government/

Strengthening the Defense Industrial Base and workforce is one of NDIA’s top strategic priorities. NDIA continues to support the diversity and inclusion efforts of our members and their efforts to develop high-performing teams that produce the kinds of far-sighted innovation that position our warfighters to win in any clime and place.

Topics: Contracting, Defense Contracting

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