Military Procurement, 1956: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Select Committee on Small Business, United States Senate, Eighty-fourth Congress, Second Session, on Small Business Problems in Military Procurement. January 9 and 10, 1956. Vol. 1

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Page 51 - During the months of March, April. May, June, July, August, September and October no cattle shall be...
Page 43 - ... (14) the purchase or contract is 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...
Page 121 - Determination set forth in enclosure (2), negotiate contracts under the authority of Section 2 (c) (1) of the Armed Services Procurement Act of 1947.
Page 4 - F. Supp. 713. There the court stated as follows : Cross motions are presented for summary Judgment. Plaintiff seeks to recover $12,000 damages from defendant for its failure to carry out a $6,000 bid for uniform ornaments. Defendant claims a mistake In the computation of the bid. Plaintiff admits that the error was so gross that It was placed on notice. It further admits that the only consequence of defendant's failure to perform was the acceptance of the second lowest bid and that there was no damage...
Page 43 - ... (14) for supplies of a technical or specialized nature requiring a substantial initial investment or an extended period of preparation for manufacture, as determined by the agency head, when he determines that advertising and competitive bidding may require duplication of investment or preparation already made, or will unduly delay procurement of such supplies...
Page 1 - UNITED STATES SENATE, COMMITTEE ON INTERSTATE AND FOREIGN COMMERCE, SUBCOMMITTEE ON SURFACE TRANSPORTATION, Washington, DC The subcommittee met, pursuant to adjournment, at 10 : 12 am, in the caucus room, Senate Office Building, Senator George A.
Page 11 - In the procurement of products requiring qualification, the right is reserved to reject bids on products that have not been subjected to the required tests and found satisfactory for inclusion on the qualified products list.
Page 43 - ... 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 122 - ... during the period of a national emergency declared by the President or the Congress...
Page 5 - ... present case are similar to those in the Metro case in that in each of the cases the low bidder quoted approximately one-half of the price quoted by the next-lowest bidder ; that, because the contracting officer suspected an error in the bid, each bidder was requested by telephone to verify its bid; and that, after verification and award, each bidder alleged an error in its bid. Also it is now reported in a memorandum dated March 24, 1955, from the Office of the Quartermaster General to the Deputy...

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