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$9-5.5206-5 Steel filing cabinets.
(a) Procurement of steel filing cabinets, by either ERDA or cost-type contractors, is subject to ERDA utilization requirements.
(b) Direct ERDA procurements of steel filing cabinets are subject to the requirements of FPMR 101-26.308. These requirements do not apply to contractors authorized to use GSA supply sources. However, such filing cabinets shall not be procured by ERDA cost-type contractors unless approved by the head of the procuring activity on the basis that ERDA utilization requirements have been met and the actions prescribed by FPMR 101-25.302-2 have been taken. A copy of the HPA approval shall be retained in the appropriate purchasing office files.
$9-5.5206-5a Security cabinets.
Such cabinets shall not be procured by ERDA or cost-type contractors unless approved by the head of the procuring activity on the basis that ERDA utilization requirements and the "prerequisites to ordering" criteria outlined in FPMR 101-25.302-2 have been met (GSA approval not required). In the event any security cabinets are approved for purchase, the procedures established in FPMR 101-26.507 for consolidated procurement of security cabinets shall be followed.
$9-5.5206-6 New electric water coolers.
ERDA offices shall procure new electric water coolers in accordance with FPMR 101-26.502. When cost-type contractors, consistent with the policy set forth in $9-5.901, procure new electric water coolers from GSA supply sources, they shall procure in accordance with FPMR 101-26.502.
ERDA activities shall procure new refrigerators, freezers, ranges, washers, dryers, water heaters, and garbage disposals in accordance with FPMR 101-26.503. When cost-type contractors, consistent with the policy set forth in $9-5.901, procure these items from GSA supply sources, they shall be procured in accordance with FPMR 101-26.503.
$9-5.5206-8 Rental of post office boxes.
ERDA offices and cost-type contractors may rent post office boxes
an annual basis, or for shorter periods by quarters where necessary. Payments for annual rentals are to be made in advance at the beginning of the fiscal year, and for periods of less than a year
either in advance for the whole period, or at the beginning of each quarter in which the box is to be used.
$9-5.5206-9 Government license tags.
(a) In the District of Columbia. Official Government tags shall be procured (without charge) by the Procurement, Supply and Transportation Branch, Division of Headquarters Services, from the Department of Vehicles and Traffic, District of Columbia, for all motor vehicles (except vehicles exempt for security purposes) operated principally in the Metropolitan Area of Washington, D.C.
(b) Outside the District of Columbia. ERDA offices operating Government-owned motor vehicles for official purposes (including Government vehicles operated by cost-type contractors), principally outside the Metropolitan Area of Washington, D.C., shall (except for vehicles exempt for security purposes) procure official U.S. Government tags from the Superintendent of Industries, District of Columbia, Department of Correction, Lorton, Va., in accordance with the following instructions:
(1) Orders (Form ERDA-103) shall include code letter "E" and tag numbers, delivery dates, consignment and shipping instructions, symbol of the appropriation to be charged, amount of obligation which has been established on the books of the ERDA Field Office, and the signature of an officer authorized to obligate the appropriation to be charged.
(2) See FPMR 101-38.3 concerning prices to be used for obligation purposes when order tags.
(3) Where the size of the shipment requires use of a Government bill of lading, that document shall accompany the purchase order. Where quantities are mailable, the District of Columbia, Department of Correction, will supply the necessary postage and add the cost to the invoice. (A pair of tags weighs approximately 1 pound, 1 ounce.)
(4) The letter "E" is the prefix symbol for ERDA official license tags. Block numbers have been assigned to field offices. Additional numbers will be assigned by the office of the senior procurement official, Headquarters, when requested.
(c) Special plates. Special plates for security purposes shall be purchased by ERDA offices for ERDA and cost-type contractors in accordance with local laws, regulations and instructions.
$9-5.5206-10 Fuels and packaged petroleum products.
ERDA offices shall procure fuels and packaged petroleum products
(e.g., lubricating oil, gasoline, fuel oil, kerosene, and solvents) in accordance with FPMR 101-26.602. When cost-type contractors, consistent with 9-5.51, procure such products from Defense sources, they shall do so in accordance with FPMR 101-26.602.
$9-5.5206-11 Arms and ammunition.
Pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 4655, the Secretary of the Army is authorized to furnish arms, suitable accouterments for use therewith, and ammunition for the protection of public money and property.
(a) The Department of the Army has granted a general clearance for Federal agencies to procure, without further reference clearance from that Department, all arms and ammunition of types which are not peculiar to the military services, and which are readily procurable in the civilian market.
(b) Procurement of arms and ammunition readily procurable in the civilian market shall be made in accordance with regular procurement procedure by either ERDA or cost-type contractors.
(c) Procurement of arms and ammunitions for ERDA or cost-type contractors which are peculiar to the military services shall be made by the ERDA by submission of order Form ERDA-103 to the Commanding General, u.s. Army Material Command, Washington, D.C. 20315.
ERDA offices and cost-type contractors shall procure furniture in accordance with FPMR 101-26.505.
Sales of gold shall be in accordance with FPMR 101-45.309-9.
Purchases of sundry items from Government Printing
ERDA offices shall purchase from the Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20401, paper, envelopes, inks, glues, and other supplies, as listed in the current GPO Catalog and Price List for such items; except that ERDA offices may purchase such items from other sources when it is more economical to do so, taking into consideration the cost of packing and transportation.
$9-5.5206-20 Materials handling equipment replacement standards.
Materials handling equipment shall be purchased for replacement
purposes by ERDA offices and cost-type contractors in accordance with the standards in FPMR 101-25.405. Heads of procuring activities are authorized to replace an item earlier than the date specified in such standards under unusual circumstances. A written justification shall be placed in the purchase file.
$9-5.5206-21 Calibration services.
Orders for calibration service may be placed with the National Bureau of Standards, Washington, D.C. 20234, by either ERDA procurement offices or cost-type contractors. Copies of the letters authorizing cost-type contractors to order calibration services on behalf of ERDA should be sent to the Bureau of Standards. Attention: "Administrative Services Division.' $9-5.5206-23 Wiretapping and eavesdropping equipment.
All procurement by ERDA offices and cost-type contractors of devices primarily designed to be used sur reptitiously to overhear or record conversations is prohibited.
ERDA offices and cost-type contractors may participate in the Defense Fuel Supply Center coal contracting program for carload or larger lots. If participation is desired, estimates shall be submitted to DFSC in accordance with FPMR 101-26.602.
$9-5.5206-25 Procurement of gas masks and canisters.
M9 Army assault mask and all and M14 canisters: Supplies of the M9 Series Protective Field Mask (Army assault mask) and Mil and M14 canisters are being maintained at Oak Ridge, Tenn., and Richland, Wash., for requisition by ERDA offices and cost-type contractors.
(a) The masks supplied by Oak Ridge and Richland are refurbished to serviceable condition and tested for reliability before they are placed in stock. Each mask has been equipped with an Mll canister and is packaged in a transparent film bag.
(b) For requisition of masks, purchasers should state, in addition to information for shipment, the quantity of masks required in large or medium size and whether a carrier for each mask is required. Price of each mask, with or without carrier, is $13.50, f.o.b, Oak Ridge, Tenn., or Richland, Wash.
(c) For requisition of canisters for the M9 mask, purchasers should state, in addition to information for shipment, the type and
quantity required at respective unit prices, f.0.b. Oak Ridge, Tenn., or Richland, Wash. :
Canister, mll, FSN 4240-112-9365 (filter
Canister M14, FSN 4240-203-3733 (double
(d) ERDA or cost-type contractor purchase orders for masks and canisters should be addressed to:
(a) All ERDA direct procurement of electronic data processing tape shall be made in accordance with the provisions of FPMR 10126.508.
(b) ERDA offices having requirements in excess of the maximum order limitation of the Federal Supply Schedule should contact GSA directly to make arrangements for obtaining the quantities needed, in accordance with the provisions of FPMR 101-26.508-2.
(c) ERDA offices having requirements for types of electronic data processing tape other than those covered by Interim Federal Specification W-T-0051c (GSA-FSS) or
Federal Supply Schedules shall submit their requirements directly to GSA in accordance with the provisions of FPMR 101-26.508.2.
(a) Procuring activities shall require all their cost-type contractors to obtain their requirements for electronic data processing tape in accordance with the provisions of FPMR 101-26.508 . adequate justification exists, heads of procuring activities may authorize these cost-type contractors to obtain their tape from other sources. When a manager does authorize a contractor to obtain its