Competition in Contracting Act of 1983: Hearings Before the Committee on Armed Services, United States Senate, Ninety-eighth Congress, First Session, on S. 338 ... June 7, 9, 1983

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Page 59 - ... for technical or special property that he determines to require a substantial initial investment or an extended period of preparation for manufacture, and for which he determines that formal advertising would be likely to result in additional cost to the Government by reason of duplication of investment or would result in duplication of necessary preparation which would unduly delay the procurement of the property...
Page 277 - Memorandum for Secretaries of the Military Departments. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Under Secretaries of Defense Director, Defense Research and Engineering. Assistant Secretaries of Defense...
Page 57 - ... (16) he determines that (A) it is in the interest of national defense to have a plant, mine, or other facility, or a producer, manufacturer, or other supplier, available for furnishing property or services in case of a national emergency; or (B) the interest of industrial mobilization in case of such an emergency, or the interest of national defense in maintaining active engineering, research, and development, would otherwise be subserved ; or (17) negotiation of the purchase or contract is otherwise...
Page 172 - Washington, DC Dear Mr. Chairman : Pursuant to Section 403 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, the Congressional Budget Office has prepared the attached cost estimate for HR 1100, the Prisoner of War Health-Care Benefits Act of 1981.
Page 343 - ... where it can be clearly demonstrated from the existence of adequate competition or accurate prior cost experience with the product, that acceptance of an initial proposal without discussion would result in fair and reasonable prices and where the request for proposals notifies all offerers of the possibility that award may be made without discussion.
Page 147 - Transactions shall not be reported as "price competition" solely on the basis of the number of solicitations made. Contracting officers shall consider the content of the responses to solicitations, the procurement history of the items procured, and other relevant information, and shall exercise sound judgment in the reporting of transactions as "price competition.
Page 341 - ... for equipment that he determines to be technical equipment whose standardization and the interchangeability of whose parts are necessary in the public interest and whose procurement by negotiation is necessary to assure that standardization and interchangeability...
Page 60 - An Act relating to the rate of wages for laborers and mechanics employed on public buildings of the United States and the District of Columbia by contractors and subcontractors, and for other purposes...
Page 341 - ... reached in open competition, and for which (A) he has notified each responsible bidder of intention to negotiate and given him reasonable opportunity to negotiate; (B) the negotiated price is lower than the lowest rejected bid of any responsible bidder, as determined by the head of the agency; and (C) the negotiated price is the lowest negotiated price offered by any responsible supplier...
Page 60 - For expenses necessary for performing the duties imposed by the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, as amended, and the Act to provide conditions for the purchase of supplies and the making of contracts by the United States...

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