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Contracting officer authority --

Informal review conference ..
The Administrative Forums
Characteristics and problems

The jurisdictional split between administrative

forums and courts ------
Speed and economy vs. due process in the boards ..

Present board standards -
Fundamental approaches to the boards
The need for a flexible system
Agency boards of contract appeals

Minimum caseload ------
Personnel -----

Discovery and subpoena powers -
Small claims boards --

All disputes power
The Courts

Direct access to court
Judicial review

Dissenting position
Judicial review time limits
Remand practice
District court jurisdiction --

Dissenting position
Other Considerations

Payment of interest
Payment of judgments from agency appropriations
Subcontract disputes -

Obligation to continue work
Supplemental Statement by Perkins McGuire, Chairman

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Chapter 3. DISPUTES RELATED TO THE AWARD OF CON

TRACTS
Background
The Procuring Agency

Fairer treatment and consideration of award protests -
General Accounting Office
Authority of GAO to adjudicate protests ...

Dissenting position
Expedition in processing protests
Procedures for considering award protests

Weighting of evidence ----
Factfinding procedures -

Conclusions -----
Review of decision to award contract during pending

protest

Effective remedy for protestor --
Federal Courts

Need to clarify authority for judicial review of contract

award decisions --

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Chapter 4. EQUITABLE AND SPECIAL MANAGEMENT

POWERS UNDER PUBLIC LAW 85–804
Contractual adjustments.

Amendments without consideration-essentiality ...
Amendments without consideration-Government

action ----
Correction of mistakes.

Formalization of informal commitments
Advance payments ------
Residual powers
Contractual fairness vs. special management power
Permanency of authority ------
General applicability of authority -
Dissenting position:

Recommendations 21-23 .
Reports to Congress
Administration of the authority

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Chapter 5. DEBARMENT AND SUSPENSION PROCEDURES
Statutory Bases for Debarment

The Davis-Bacon Act .
Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act --
Walsh-Healey Public Contracts Act
Service Contract Act of 1965-
Buy American Act --------
Clean Air Act ----
Federal Water Pollution Control Act amendments of

1972
Regulatory Bases for Debarment
Agency regulations

Agency debarments—causes and procedures --------
Comparative causes and procedures for suspension -
Comparison with Federal Procurement Regulations

(FPR) procedures
Executive order—Equal Employment Opportunity ------
Procedural Due Process

Administrative conference Recommendation 29 .--

Summary

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