Nomination of Telford Taylor: Hearing Before the Committee on Banking and Currency
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1951 - Small business - 19 pages
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Page 12 - (b) The management of the Administration shall be vested in an Administrator who shall be appointed from civilian life by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, and who shall be a person of outstanding qualifications known to be familiar and sympathetic with small-business needs and problems.
Page 9 - In any case in which the Administration certifies to any officer of the Government having procurement powers that the Administration is competent to perform any specific Government procurement contract to be let by any such officer, such officer shall be authorized in his discretion to let such procurement contract to the Administration upon such terms and conditions as may be agreed upon between the Administration and the procurement officer...
Page 9 - Act, a small business concern shall be deemed to be one which is Independently owned and operated and which is not dominant in its field of operation.
Page 6 - Administration; (2) To make a complete Inventory of all productive facilities of small-business concerns or to arrange for such inventory to be made by any other governmental agency which has the facilities.
Page 7 - Administration's determination as to which enterprises are to be designated "small-business concerns", as authorized and directed under this paragraph; (7) To certify to Government procurement officers, and officers engaged in the sale and disposal of Federal property, with respect to the competency, as to capacity and credit, of any small-business concern or group of such concerns to perform a specific Government contract.
Page 7 - ... (e) When in his judgment it will aid the national defense, the President is authorized to install additional equipment, facilities, processes or improvements to plants, factories, and other industrial facilities owned by the United States Government, and to install government-owned equipment in plants, factories, and other industrial facilities owned by private persons.
Page 8 - ... to consult and cooperate with all Government agencies for the purpose of insuring that smallbusiness concerns shall receive fair and reasonable treatment from...
Page 7 - Government prime contractors utilize in letting subcontracts and to take action to encourage the letting of subcontracts by prime contractors to small-business concerns at prices and on conditions and terms which are fair and equitable ; (4) to take such action, authorized under this section, as is necessary to provide small-business concerns with an adequate incentive, excluding subsidies, to engage in defense and essential civilian production and to facilitate the conversion and equipping of plants...
Page 5 - Act of 1955, is concerned with the welfare of small business in all areas of activity and empowered to coordinate and ascertain the means by which the productive capacity of small business concerns can be most effectively utilized for war or defense production.
Page 12 - Administrator who shall be appointed from civilian life by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, and who shall be a person of outstanding qualifications known to be familiar and sympathetic with small-business needs and problems. The Administrator shall...