The Peace Corps: Hearings Before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, Eighty-seventh Congress, First Session, on S. 2000, a Bill to Provide for a Peace Corps to Help the Peoples of Interested Countries and Areas in Meeting Their Needs for Skilled Manpower. June 22 and 23, 1961
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Page 210 - The decision of the Secretary or his duly authorized representative for the determination of such appeals shall be final and conclusive unless determined by a court of competent Jurisdiction to have been fraudulent, or capricious, or arbitrary, or so grossly erroneous as necessarily to imply bad faith, or not supported by substantial evidence.
Page 204 - ... means any person or persons or board (other than the Contracting Officer) authorized to act for the head of the agency or the Secretary. (b) The term "Contracting Officer" means the person executing this contract on behalf of the Government, and any other officer or civilian employee who is a properly designated Contracting Officer ; and the term includes, except as otherwise provided in this contract, the authorized representative of a Contracting Officer acting within the limits of his authority....
Page 210 - Except as otherwise provided in this contract, any dispute concerning a .question of fact arising under this contract which is not disposed of by agreement shall be decided by the Contracting Officer who shall reduce his decision to writing and mail or otherwise furnish a copy thereof to the Contractor.
Page 210 - In connection with any appeal proceeding under this clause, the Contractor shall be afforded an opportunity to be heard and to offer evidence in support of its appeal. Pending final decision of a dispute hereunder, the Contractor shall proceed diligently with the performance of the contract and in accordance with the Contracting Officer's decision. (b) This "Disputes...
Page 210 - In connection with the performance of work under this contract, the contractor agrees not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, or national origin.
Page 213 - Title to all property furnished by the Government shall remain in the Government. Title to all property purchased by the Contractor, for the cost of which the Contractor is entitled to be reimbursed as a direct Item of cost under this contract, shall pass to and vest In the Government upon delivery of such property by the vendor.
Page 208 - UTILIZATION OF SMALL BUSINESS CONCERNS (a) It is the policy of the Government as declared by the Congress that a fair proportion of the purchases and contracts for supplies and services for the Government be placed with small business concerns.
Page 207 - Act shall include a clause to the effect that the Comptroller General of the United States or any of his duly authorized representatives shall, until the expiration of three years after final payment...
Page 215 - ... contract. The foregoing shall not restrict the right of the Contractor to be reimbursed for the cost of insurance maintained by the Contractor in connection with the performance of this contract, other than insurance required to be submitted for approval or required to be procured and maintained pursuant to the provisions of this clause: Provided, Such cost trould constitute Allowable Cost under the clause of this contract entitled "Allowable Cost, Fixed Fee and Payment".
Page 213 - Government Property shall not be affected by the incorporation or attachment thereof to any property not owned by the Government, nor shall such Government Property, or any part thereof, be or become a fixture or lose its identity as personalty by reason of affixation to any realty.