Hearings on H.R. 2545, Defense Procurement Reform Act of 1983, Before the Investigations Subcommittee of the Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, First Session, April 27, September 29, and October 19, 1983

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Page 127 - Defense, the Secretary of the Army, the Secretary of the Navy, and the Secretary of the Air Force...
Page 121 - Defense to procure supplies and services from responsible sources at fair and reasonable prices calculated to result in the lowest ultimate over-all cost to the Government.
Page 54 - Secretary" means the Secretary, the Under Secretary, any Assistant Secretary, or any other head or assistant head of the executive or military department or other Federal agency; and the term "his duly authorized representative" 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...
Page 125 - Describe the proposal, quotation, request for price adjustment or other submission involved, giving appropriate identifying number (eg, RFP No...: ) ••The effective date shall be the date when price negotiations were concluded and the contract price was agreed to. The responsibility of the contractor is not limited by the personal knowledge of the contractor's negotiator if the contractor had information reasonably available at the time of agreement, showing that the negotiated price is not based...
Page 120 - That the requirements of this subsection need not be applied to contracts or subcontracts where the price negotiated is based on adequate price competition, established catalog or market prices of commercial items sold in substantial quantities to the general public, prices set by law or regulation or, in exceptional cases where the head of the agency determines that the requirements of this subsection may be waived and states in writing his reasons for such determination.
Page 125 - If cost or pricing data was submitted and a certificate of cost or pricing data was required (3.807-4), the memorandum shall reflect the extent to which reliance was not placed upon the factual cost or pricing data...
Page 122 - ... all other means of determining reasonableness of price should be utilized. When less than complete cost analysis (eg, analysis of only specific factors) will provide a reasonable pricing result (see 3.807-2(a)) on awards under $100,000 without the submission of complete cost or pricing data...
Page 122 - AVAILABLE TO THE CONTRACTING OFFICER IS CONSIDERED ADEQUATE TO DETERMINE THE REASONABLENESS OF THE PROPOSED COST OR PRICE. WHENEVER AVAILABLE DATA IS CONSIDERED ADEQUATE FOR A REASONABLENESS DETERMINATION, THE CONTRACTING OFFICER SHALL DOCUMENT THE CONTRACT FILE TO REFLECT THE BASIS OF THE DETERMINATION.
Page 166 - ... including profit or fee, shall be adjusted to exclude any significant sums by which it may be determined by the head of the agency that such price was increased because the contractor or any subcontractor required to furnish such a certificate, furnished cost or pricing data...
Page 44 - When specifications, standards, or other documents are referenced in cited specifications, their effective issue or revision shall be that listed in the Department of Defense Index of Specifications and Standards (DoDISS) and supplements thereto...

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