Oversight of GPO's direct deal printing procurement system: hearing before the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, Ninety-sixth Congress, second session, April 30, 1980
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Page 4 - Washington spending in claseic terms as, "a billion here and a billion there, and pretty soon you are talking about real money.
Page 11 - According to 501 USC 44, all Government printing, binding, and blank-book work, except for that of the Supreme Court of the United States, must be done at the Government Printing Office (GPO), unless otherwise stated by the Joint Committee on Printing (JCP). Further, Title 44 allows the commercial procurement of printing which cannot be accomplished at GPO. The Printing and Binding Regulations published by JCP state that Government printing plants shall not print items determined to be commercially...
Page 12 - GPO uses two types of contracts — one-time and term contracts. One-time contracts are processed through all procurement steps and awarded when an individual requisition is received from an agency.
Page 17 - ... Army indicated a willingness to accept a "High Risk Schedule" for procurement which mandates a production contract to be awarded by January 1982? Will an adequate production base and technical data package be acquired? What other weapons (sidearms or handguns) will be in the 9mm family of weapons? Mr. Chairman, this concludes my testimony. We are prepared to respond to your questions. ATTACHMENT 1 .45 CALIBER PISTOL DRAWN FROM INVERNTORY FOR GAO TEST .45 CALIBER PISTOL PARTS To BE REPLACED (ABOVE...
Page 37 - Payment for all paper supplied by the contractor under the terms of these specifications, as ordered on the individual...
Page 5 - An individual order placed against the term contract should not necessarily be awarded to the...
Page 12 - The Printing and Binding Regulations published by JCP state that Government printing plants shall not print items determined to be commercially procurable. The Federal Printing Procurement program implemented by JCP is designed to increase the amount of commercially procured printing.