Organizational conflict of interest in government contracting: hearings before the Subcommittee on Energy Research and Water Resources of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, United States Senate, Ninety-fourth Congress, first session ...

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Contents

March 24 1976 116117
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Friday November 21 1975
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Cuneo Gilbert A executive partner Sellers Conner Cuneo Washing
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Friday December 5 1975
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EXHIBITS
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Articles from Washington Star 239
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BACKGROUND 1
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Interior Procurement Bulletin No 10 19 19
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Interior memo of March 25 1974 21
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Kelly letter of November 6 1975 212728
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Interior memo of May 10 1974 32310319
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Gouse memo of June 6 1974 32320321
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Senator Abourezk letter of October 30 1975 32322
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Interior chronology 32332
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Horton letter of December 13 1973 33333
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Invitees to Mav 23 1974 meeting 34334343
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Attendance at May 23 1974 meeting 31344345
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Olson letter of April 9 1974 34346349
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Carneal letter of May 20 1974 34350352
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Blanchard memo and letter of May 2021 1974 34352363
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Huneke letter of June 4 1974 34353
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Pipeline review agencies 37354
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ArmyInterior agreement 37356357
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Chronology chart 39357
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SRIGulf energy model 46358
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FEA study 46359364
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July 26 1973 ETSI Inc 48365
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Senator Abourezks letter of October 30 1975 63360
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Interior memo 66377
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Bechtel telegram and letter 6637S Exhibit 37 Larson letter of July 3 1974 66372373
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ERDA regulations 66374379
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Section Page
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AEC regulations 66330383
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McDermott Edward A law firm of Hogan and Hartson Washington
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Bechtel memo of July 10 1974 224590
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Bechtel Phase I Report 67434639
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April 14 1975 progress report 68640643
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ERD A regulations on unsolicited proposals 102645
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Interior regulations on unsolicited proposals 102646648
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ERDA guide 102649669
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NSF letter of September 11 1972 121070
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Rieber letter of September 3 1974 12467
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Cover sheets for March 5 1975 proposal 126 675676
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Rieber letter of May 28 1975 120677
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Johnson letter of June 19 1975 127680
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MeDermott letter of June 24 1975 128681
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Rieber letter of Julv 1 1975 131652723
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Johnson letter of October 31 1975 140 754
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Rieber letter of October 29 1975 141
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NSF memo of April 29 1975 143
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Title page of BechtelNSF study 143 79 3
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Bechtel report excerpt 145 794
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Excerpt from SRI report 145 796802
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ETSI pipeline description 146
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Hayes case 160 804820
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GAO opinion B165794 167 821823
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GAO opinion B167075 107823828
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GAO opinion B153686 107835837
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GAO Report B162501 107837839
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GAO opinion 1971 167 839841
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Wisconsin Law Review 167 842864
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CSC Civil Service Commission
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Federal Bar Journal 167564572
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Federal Bar Journal 167 872877
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Cincinnati Law Review 107877880
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Notice to editors 172
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Notice to editors 172
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Bechtel memo of July 19 1973 221 883884
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Bechtel memo of September 18 1974 224 884885
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Bechtel memo of August 20 1974 224 885886
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Bechtel memo of August 12 1974 224
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Bechtel memo of July 25 1974 224557
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Bechtel memo of June 4 1974 224 890891
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Bechtel memo of March 3 1973 227 891892
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Bechtel memo of February 22 1973 228 892893
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ERDA letter on computer print out 230 894896
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Codes and computer print out 230896900
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Bechtel memo 235
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List of ETSI officers 250902
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Bechtel memo of May 24 1974 251903
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Bechtel memo of March 4 1975 251904905
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Interior press release 258905
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NSF letter of December 3 1975 263 906907
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Brown notes of telephone conversation 264907
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Brown letter to Washington Star 264
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NSF letter of December 4 1975 26590 9
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Rieber reply to Peabody critique 285911918
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McDermott letter of July 28 1975 289919921
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NSF letter of January 27 1976 132921
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GAO opinion B184926 167922935
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COMMITTEE CORRESPONDENCE
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Letter from Senator Abourezk to NSF of October 30 1975
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Response of NSF of November 7 1975
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Letter from Senator Abourezk to NSF of November 12 1975
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Page 649 - This data, furnished in connection with Request for Proposals No *, shall not be disclosed outside the Government and shall not be duplicated, used, or disclosed in whole or in part for any purpose other than to evaluate the proposal...
Page 320 - The work called for by the contract is in a field of technology in which the contractor has acquired technical competence (demonstrated by factors such as know-how, experience, and patent position) directly related to an area in which the contractor has an established nongovernmental commercial position.
Page 649 - ... data, the Government shall have the right to duplicate, use, or disclose the data to the extent provided in the contract. This restriction does not limit the Government's right to use information contained in the data if it is obtained from another source without restriction.
Page 649 - This restriction does not limit the Government's right to use information contained in the data if it is obtained from another source without restriction. The data subject to this restriction is contained in Sheets...
Page 841 - The award of cost-reimbursement type contracts primarily on the basis of estimated costs may encourage the submission of unrealistically low estimates and increase the likelihood of cost overruns. The cost estimate is important to determine the prospective contractor's understanding of the project and ability to organize and perform the contract.
Page 329 - War is authorized to make contracts with States, municipalities, private concerns, or individuals, at such prices and on such terms as he may deem reasonable, for domestic and industrial uses for surplus water that may be available at any reservoir under the control of the War Department : Provided, That no contracts for such water shall adversely affect then existing lawful uses of such water.
Page 382 - The Report to the President on Government Contracting for Research and Development (generally known as the Bell Report) proposed that each department and agency head develop a "Code of Conduct" for organizations in the research and development field.
Page 923 - All procurement transactions regardless of whether negotiated or advertised and without regard to dollar value shall be conducted in a manner so as to provide maximum open and free competition. The grantee should be alert to organizational conflicts of interest or noncompetltive practices among contractors which may restrict or eliminate competition or otherwise restrain trade.
Page 16 - ... describes examples of various organizational conflicts of interest which might come into being and methods for avoidance of such conflicts. It provides that action must be taken to avoid placing a contractor in a position where his judgment might be biased or where he would have an unfair competitive advantage within the scope and intent of the rules.
Page 76 - A favorable technical evaluation of an unsolicited proposal is not, in itself, sufficient justification for negotiating on a noncompetitive basis with the submitter.

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