January 24, 2021

Using the Defense Production Act for Vaccine Distribution

Government Matters

Government Contracts Partner Eric Crusius was interviewed on Government Matters about the invocation of the Defense Production Act (DPA) for vaccine distribution and impacts on contractors.

"[Defense Department agencies] have to look at whether these supplies are coming in at a rapid enough pace to get that 100 million shots in the first hundred days, plus the PPE that’s necessary, and if they feel like they’re not getting there, then it looks like DoD is on the precipice of getting DPA authorization that they haven’t had yet," said Mr. Crusius.

Duration: 4:56

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