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Bulletin No. 51

PART I. INSTRUCTIONS TO CONTRACTING OFFICERS

SECTION 1. All Government contracting officers and all other officers and employees engaged in the negotiation and administration of contracts for Federal projects should thoroughly familiarize themselves with the contents of this bulletin and the provisions of Government Form No. P. W. A. 51.

Sec. 2. (a) The forms required for general use in connection with construction and repair projects are as follows:

U. S. Government Combined Form No. P. W. A. 50.
U. S. Government Form of Contract No. P. W. A. 51.
U. S. Government Standard Form of Bid Bond No. 24.
U. S. Government Standard Form of Performance Bond

No. 25.
U.S. Government Standard Form of Payment Bond No. 25 A

for the protection of labor and materialman, pursuant to
Public Act No. 321, Seventy-fourth Congress, approved

August 24, 1935. (6) The forms required for general use in connection with the purchase of supplies and materials are as follows:

U. S. Government Standard Form No. 30.
U. S. Government Standard Form No. 31.
U. S. Government Standard Form No. 32.
U. S. Government Standard Form No. 33.
U. S. Government Standard Form of Bid Bond No. 24.
U. S. Government Standard Form of Performance Bond

No. 25, Sec. 3. Invitations for bids may be signed and issued by any duly authorized officer or employee, but acceptance may be made only by the contracting officer or his duly authorized representative.

Sec. 4. (a) Contracts in any sum covering only the delivery of stock materials or supplies, or contracts for materials or supplies to be fabricated in accordance with Government or contractor's specifications may be entered into on Government Standard Forms No. 32 or No. 33.

(6) When any P. W. A. construction or repair project does not exceed $2,000 it may be completed by acceptance on Form No. P. W. A. 50 by the authorized Government officer involved, without 17996--35

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requiring execution of Form No. P. W. A. 51 and without requiring the furnishing of a performance bond or a payment bond; but in any event Form No. P. W. A. 51 shall apply and that form shall be attached to Form No. P. W. A. 50 and incorporated by reference.

Sec. 5. Neither bid nor performance bonds shall generally be required when the execution of Form No. P. W. A. 51 is not required or is waived, but the contracting officer must, when required by statute, or in the absence of a statute may, in his discretion, require either or both of such bonds.

SEC. 6. A schedule of the project must be appended to or accompany Form No. P. W. A. 50, which schedule in the case of construction or repair projects, shall be prepared on Schedule Form A, and in the case of supplies or service projects shall be prepared on Schedule Form B, in the following form:

SCHEDULE FORM A

(Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works Project)

(Construction or Repair Project) The contractor shall furnish the materials and perform the work for:

for the consideration of:

in strict accordance with the specifications, schedules, and drawings, all of which are made a part hereof and designated as follows:

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The work shall be commenced :

and shall be completed:

Performance bond in the sum of $

will be furnished.

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