Reauthorization of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Federal Spending Practices and Open Government of the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, Ninety-sixth Congress, First Session, March 2 and 9, 1979
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs. Subcommittee on Federal Spending Practices and Open Government
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1980 - Government purchasing - 470 pages
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Page 59 - Rely on the private sector. The Government's business is not to be in business. Where private sources are available, they should be looked to first to provide the commercial or industrial goods and services needed by the Government to act on the public's behalf. (2) Retain certain governmental functions in-house. Certain functions are inherently governmental in nature, being so intimately related to the public interest as to mandate performance by Federal employees.
Page 57 - ... establishing criteria and procedures for an effective and timely method of soliciting the viewpoints of interested parties in the development of procurement policies, regulations, procedures, and forms...
Page 140 - Establish by law a central Office of Federal Procurement Policy in the Executive Office of the President, preferably in the Office of Management and Budget, with specialized competence to take the leadership in procurement policy and related matters. If not organizationally placed in OMB, the office should be established in a manner to enable it to testify before committees of Congress. It should develop...
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Page 165 - The President may prescribe such policies and directives, not inconsistent with the provisions of this Act, as he shall deem necessary to effectuate the provisions of this Act, which policies and directives shall govern the Administrator and executive agencies in carrying out their respective functions hereunder.
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