Full Committee Hearing to Consider Legislation Updating and Improving the SBA's Contracting Programs, Volume 4

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Page 23 - OFFICE OF FEDERAL PROCUREMENT POLICY ACT AN ACT To establish an Office of Federal Procurement Policy within the Office of Management and Budget, and for other purposes.
Page 20 - discrimination" is not defined in Title VII, it has been defined by one court as "a failure to treat all persons equally where no reasonable distinction can be found between those favored and those not favored
Page 58 - OF JOSEPH C. SHARPE JR., DEPUTY DIRECTOR ECONOMIC COMMISSION, THE AMERICAN LEGION BEFORE THE COMMITTEE ON VETERANS AFFAIRS UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES March 15, 2006 Mr.
Page 5 - I want to thank our witnesses for taking time from their busy schedules to appear before us.
Page 26 - VA's subcontracting goals. A Center for Veterans Enterprise (CVE) was established within OSDBU on February 14, 2001, as part of VA's implementation of Public Law 106-50, the Veterans Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development Act of 1999.
Page 3 - ... example, the second program listed in PART II, 10.025, offers project grants as well as specialized services, advisory services/counseling, technical information, and training. The following types of government activities are not defined as domestic programs; they are not included: • Procurement contracts for the purchase of goods and services by the federal government. For instance, basic DOD contracting activities do not meet the definition of domestic programs; however, DOD administers several...
Page 58 - This amount, which is less than the office supply budget for the SBA, is expected to support an entire nation of veteran entrepreneurs. The American Legion feels that this pittance is an insult to American veteran business owners, undermines the spirit and intent of PL 106-50 and continues to be a source of embarrassment for this country. The American Legion strongly supports S. 1014, "Supporting Our Patriotic...
Page 34 - ... good job. That is the important question. There is some discussion on performance. I trust that your organization is addressing itself to the rights of the students, as well as to a quality education and to equal education, as well as it is addressing itself to the rights of the teachers. Mr. YEE. Yes, that is one of the issues that we have been dealing with. Senator BROOKE. Performance contracts ? Mr. YEE. Yes, dealing with the first amendment and the fifth amendment, and this was the subject...
Page 28 - I am honored to be here today speaking on behalf of the millions of small business owners across America to discuss updating and improving the SBA's small business contracting programs.
Page 78 - ... the independent agencies of the Government employ a small number of GS employees — some employ as few as one. Even If one were to focus on the larger agencies In the executive branch, It quickly becomes apparent that the employees of these agencies are not located In one place but are distributed across the United States (and In some cases across the world) In smaller units. Thus, the Federal Government has agencies, offices, and activities that employ small numbers of employees, medium numbers...

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