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, Part 1
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1956 - Defense contracts - 128 pages
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Page 51 - During the months of March, April. May, June, July, August, September and October no cattle shall be...
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 123 - The supplies to be procured under the proposed contract are such as to require a substantial investment and an extended period of preparation for manufacture. (If both of these requirements — substantial investment and extended period of preparation for manufacture — are not applicable, use only that statement which correctly describes the situation existing with respect...
Page 1 - Washington, DC The subcommittee met, pursuant to notice, at 10 : 20 am, in room 457, Senate Office Building, Senator George A. Smathers (chairman of the subcommittee) presiding. Present: Senators Smathers and Thye.
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 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 4 - ... the corporation to have been made in its bid submitted in response to invitation No. QM-30-280-53-797, dated March 17, 1953, and on which contract No. DA 30-280-QM-33209 was awarded. Receipt of your letter dated July 14, 1955, with enclosures, is also acknowledged. In the decison of August 26, 1953, it was held that, since the corporation had verified its bid prior to award, the acceptance of the bid constituted a valid and binding contract with the result that there was no legal basis for releasing...