Hearing on H.R. 33, to Transfer Management of the National Defense Stockpile to the Secretary of Defense, Before the Seapower and Strategic and Critical Materials Subcommittee of the Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, First Session, February 22, 1983

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Page 35 - Defense, the Secretary of the Army, the Secretary of the Navy, and the Secretary of the Air Force...
Page 31 - 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 95 - In all negotiated procurements in excess of $2,500 in which rates or prices are not fixed by law or regulation and in which time of delivery will permit, proposals shall be solicited from the maximum number of qualified sources consistent with the nature and requirements of the supplies or services to be procured, and written or oral discussions shall be conducted with all responsible...
Page 8 - 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 8 - 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...
Page 33 - 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 131 - serious damage" include disruption of foreign relations significantly affecting the national security; significant impairment of a program or policy directly related to the national security; revelation of significant military plans or intelligence operations; and compromise of significant...
Page 31 - 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 33 - 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 31 - ... 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...

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