Hearings, Reports and Prints of the House Select Committee on Small Business
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1963 - Legislative hearings
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advisory opinion Air Force amount Army awarded to small BELLER bidder carriers Chairman clause commercial committee competition contracting officer cooperative advertising Corporation cost curement dealers Department of Defense dollar equipment Federal Trade Commission Federal-aid fiscal year 1963 gallon gasoline Government procurement Gulf Oil Corp industry jobbers KINTNER labor surplus area LOEVINGER manufacturers ment military million Monthly invoice discount MULTER Number of actions operation patent Percent of total percentage Phillips Petroleum Co price fixing prime contractors procedures procurement actions purchase request requirements Robinson-Patman Act ROBISON SBA representative Secretary service station Services Administration Shell Oil Co Sinclair Refining Co Small Business Administration small business concerns small business firms small business participation small business procurement small business program small business set-asides small business specialist small business subcontracting specific statement subcommittee submitted suppliers Tenneco tion total procurement wholesalers
Page 466 - ... race, creed, color, or national origin. Such action shall include, but not be limited to, the following: employment, upgrading, demotion or transfer; recruitment or recruitment advertising; layoff or termination; rates of pay or other forms of compensation; and selection for training, including apprenticeship. The Contractor agrees to post in conspicuous places, available to employees and applicants for employment, notices to be provided by the Contracting Officer setting forth the provisions...
Page 375 - Program." (2) Provide adequate and timely consideration of the potentialities of small business concerns in all "make-or-buy" decisions. (3) Assure that small business concerns will have an equitable opportunity to compete for subcontracts, particularly by arranging solicitations, time for the preparation of bids, quantities, specifications, and delivery schedules so as to facilitate the participation of small business concerns.
Page 6 - Black explained the appropriateness of, and the need for, per se rules: "[T]here are certain agreements or practices which because of their pernicious effect on competition and lack of any redeeming virtue are conclusively presumed to be unreasonable and therefore illegal without elaborate inquiry as to the precise harm they have caused or the business excuse for their use.
Page 146 - Under the Sherman Act a combination formed for the purpose and with the effect of raising, depressing, fixing, pegging, or stabilizing the price of a commodity in interstate or foreign commerce is illegal per se.
Page 91 - Any combination which tampers with price structures is engaged in an unlawful activity. Even though the members of the price-fixing group were in no position to control the market, to the extent that they raised, lowered, or stabilized prices they would be directly interfering with the free play of market forces. The Act places all such schemes beyond the pale and protects that vital part of our economy against any degree of interference.
Page 466 - ... may be declared ineligible for further Government contracts in accordance with procedures authorized in Executive Order No.
Page 272 - It is the declared policy of the Congress that the Government should aid, counsel, assist, and protect insofar as is possible the interests of small business concerns in order to preserve free competitive enterprise...
Page 466 - Contractor will take such action with respect to any subcontract or purchase order as the contracting agency may direct as a means of enforcing such provisions, including sanctions for noncompliance : Provided...
Page 466 - During the performance of this contract, the contractor agrees as follows: "(1) The contractor will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, creed, color, or national origin. The contractor will take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment, without regard to their race, creed, color, or national origin.
Page 335 - CONCERNS (a) It Is the policy of the Government as declared by the Congress that a fair proportion of the purchases and contracts for supplies and services for the Government be placed with small business concerns. (b) The Contractor agrees to accomplish the maximum amount of subcontracting to small business concerns that the Contractor finds to be consistent with the efficient performance of this contract. [End of Clause] (b) The Small Business Subcontracting Program...