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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action activities Administrator agencies American application assistance Association authority believe budget Chairman Circular Commission Committee completed compliance concerns Congress continue contract contractor cost decision Defense Department determine direction effective efforts established example Executive executive branch existing February Federal Acquisition Federal Procurement Policy final functions give Government Government Procurement implementation important improve industry Institute interest involved issue Labor legislation major March matter Member ment objectives Office of Federal OFPP OFPP's Open operations opportunity performance position Practices President problems procedures proposed purchase question recommendations regulations requirements responsibility result role Senator Chiles Service significant small business specific Spending staff standards statement status Subcommittee Thank tion trying United wage Washington
Page 165 - Law and have not been approved by the House of Delegates or the Board of Governors of the American Bar Association, and should not be construed as representing the position of the ABA. At the
Page 142 - of the Commission on Government Procurement was to establish by law a central Office of Federal Procurement Policy in the Executive Office of the President with specialized competence to take the leadership in procurement policy and related matters. The Commission report stated that creation of a central
Page 59 - 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". Section
Page 167 - for the exemption of facilities of a contractor which are in all respects separate and distinct from activities of the contractor related to the performance of the contract.
Page 167 - Act authorizes the President to "prescribe such policies and directives not inconsistent with the provisions of this Act, as he shall deem necessary to effectuate the provisions of said Act.
Page 397 - The Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC) would like to thank you for providing us with the opportunity to comment on the performance of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP)
Page 204 - by executive agencies in procurement of property (other than real property), services, and construction which must be "in accordance with applicable laws" and "with due regard to the program activities of the executive agencies.
Page 102 - for the construction of any Navy vessel in foreign shipyards To restrict use of appropriated funds to purchase, lease, rent, or otherwise acquire foreign-manufactured buses To encourage dissemination of Government documents containing product information of possible use to consumers To prohibit use of appropriated
Page 20 - Comptroller General of the United States Mr. Chairman and members of the subcommittee: We appreciate the opportunity to appear today to present our views on the
Page 399 - and programs of the several departments and agencies; minimize possible disruptive effects of Government procurement on particular industries, areas, or occupations; promote fair dealing and equitable relationships among the parties in Government contracting; and to otherwise promote economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in Government procurement organizations and operations. As the key trade organization in the construction industry, which is the number one industry in the United States accounting