Free and Fair Trade in Procurement Act of 1978, S. 3284: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Federal Spending Practices and Open Government of the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, Ninety-fifth Congress, Second Session, on S. 3284 ... September 12, 1978

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Page 5 - Without objection, the statement you have identified will be made a part of the record at the conclusion of your testimony. Mr.
Page 17 - ... the principal staff officer responsible for procurement within the Procuring Activity (or, in the Air Force, within the major air command concerned), if the amount involved is estimated not to exceed $1,000. Before granting such approval, the feasibility of foregoing the requirement or providing a United States substitute will be considered.
Page 17 - Unreasonably increase the cost, or (b) Be impracticable. However, nondomestic construction materials may be procured in such circumstances only with the prior written approval of the Secretary of Defense or the Deputy Secretary of Defense, in accordance with 18.509-3. 18.508—3 Panamanian materials for use in the Canal Zone. In accordance with the Memorandum of Understandings ancillary to the Treaty with the Republic of Panama signed January 25, 1955, articles, materials, and supplies that...
Page 6 - ... the making of such nomination or recess appointment, the president of the MBA is questioned by the press relative to the MBA's position, he may in his discretion disclose the August 1, 1961, vote of the board of delegates and the foregoing vote of affirmative by the executive committee. Mr. MESERVE. I want to call to the attention of the subcommittee the fact that a letter has been sent to Senator Eastland by a very distinguished member of the Massachusetts bar, a former president of the Massachusetts...
Page 22 - This year, our country will have the first two trillion dollar economy in the history of the world. Now we are proud of this progress the first year, but we must do even better in the future. We still have serious problems on which all of us must work together. Our trade deficit is too large. Inflation is still too high, and too many Americans still do not have a job. Now, I didn't have any simple answers for all these problems. But we have developed an economic policy that is working, because it...
Page 43 - ... equal to the difference between the sales price and the fair market value will be applied in addition to regular duties.
Page 22 - ... embargo dramatized the problem for us all, we still do not have a national energy program. Not much longer can we tolerate this stalemate. It undermines our national interest both at home and abroad. We must succeed, and I believe we will. Our main task at home this year, with energy a central element, is the Nation's economy. We must continue the recovery and further cut unemployment and inflation. Last year was a good one for the United States. We reached all of our major economic goals for...
Page 43 - Act of 1974 or section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 as amended by the Trade Act of 1974. By...
Page 3 - I agree wholeheartedly with the objectives of the code and hope that it will be successfully negotiated, but it would be a mistake to believe that it is a panacea.

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