Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States, Volume 47
Contains a selection of major decisions of the GAO. A digest of all decisions has been issued since Oct. 1989 as: United States. General Accounting Office. Digests of decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States. Before Oct. 1989, digests of unpublished decisions were issued with various titles.
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Page 210 - An Act to protect trade and commerce against unlawful restraints and monopolies," approved July second, eighteen hundred and ninety, shall be construed as declaring to be illegal an association entered into for the sole purpose of engaging in export trade and actually engaged solely in such export trade...
Page 147 - No officer or employee of the United States shall make or authorize an expenditure from or create or authorize an obligation under any appropriation or fund in excess of the amount available therein; nor shall any such officer, or employee involve the Government in any contract or other obligation, for the payment of money for any purpose, in advance of appropriations made for such purpose, unless such contract or obligation is authorized by law.
Page 12 - End products" means those articles, materials, and supplies, which are to be acquired under this contract for public use; and (iii) Л "domestic source end product" means (A) an unmanufactured end product which has been mined or produced in the United States and (B) an end product manufactured...
Page 62 - The gross amount of all moneys received from whatever source for the use of the United States, except as otherwise provided in the next section, shall be paid by the officer or agent receiving the same into the Treasury, at as early a day as practicable, without any abatement or deduction on account of salary, fees, costs, charges, expenses, or claim of any description whatever.
Page 567 - ... an abuse, because it is the usurpation of a power which the people of a single state cannot give." The court said, in that case, that " the states have no power. by taxation, or otherwise, to retard, impede, burden, or in any manner control the operation of the constitutional laws enacted by congress to carry into execution the powers vested in the general government.
Page 211 - In this bid or proposal have been arrived at Independently, without consultation, communication, or agreement, for the purpose of restricting competition, as to any matter relating to such prices with any other...
Page 233 - The essence of the American economic system of private enterprise is free competition. Only through full and free competition can free markets, free entry into business, and opportunities for the expression and growth of personal initiative and individual judgment be assured. The preservation and expansion of such competition is basic not only to the economic wellbeing but to the security of this Nation. Such security and well-being cannot be realized unless the actual and potential capacity of small...
Page 13 - ... articles, materials, and supplies as have been mined or produced in the United States, and only such manufactured articles, materials, and supplies as have been manufactured in the United States substantially all from articles, materials, or supplies mined, produced, or manufactured, as the case may be, in the United States, shall be acquired for public use.