Procurement of Supplies and Services by War and Navy Departments - Shipment and Burial of Remains of World War II Dead. Hearing on H.R. 1366 and H.R. 3394
1947 - 41 pages
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Page 12 - ... (4) for personal or professional services; (5) for any service to be rendered by any university, college, or other educational institution...
Page 6 - ... (b) The terms governing advance payments may include as security provision for, and upon inclusion of such provision there shall thereby be created, a lien in favor of the Government, paramount to all other liens, upon the supplies contracted for, upon the credit balance in any special account in which such payments may be deposited and upon such of the material and other property acquired for performance of the contract as the parties shall agree.
Page 5 - The Contractor warrants that no person or selling agency has been employed or retained to solicit or secure this contract, upon an agreement or understanding for a commission, percentage, brokerage, or contingent fee...
Page 6 - ... shall be based upon written findings made by the official making such determination, which findings shall be final and shall be available within the agency for a period of at least six years following the date of the determination. A copy of the findings shall be submitted to the General Accounting Office with the contract.
Page 15 - ... for equipment which the agency head determines to be technical equipment, and as to which he determines that the procurement thereof without advertising is necessary in special situations or in particular localities in order to assure standardization of equipment and interchangeability of parts and that such standardization and interchangeability is necessary in the public interest...
Page 6 - Otherwise authorized by law." Subpart 5A-3.3 — Determinations, Findings, and Authorities § 5A— 3.301 Determinations and findings required. The determination required by section 305 (c) of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act that an advance payment is in the public interest or in the interest of the national defense and is necessary and appropriate in order to procure required supplies or services under the contract must be supported by a written finding.
Page 5 - Whenever advertising is required — (a) The advertisement for bids shall be made a sufficient time previous to the purchase or contract, and specifications and invitations for bids shall permit such full and free competition as is consistent with the procurement of types of property and services necessary to meet the requirements of the agency concerned.
Page 5 - ... bona fide established commercial or selling agencies maintained by the Contractor for the purpose of securing business.
Page 4 - ... 2) the public exigency requires the immediate delivery of the articles or performance of the service; 3) only one source of supply is available; 4) the equipment to be purchased is of a technical nature and the procurement thereof without advertising is necessary in order to assure standardization of equipment and interchangeability of parts in the public interest ; or 5) services are to be provided of a specialized or professional nature.