Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States, Volume 50

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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 Before Oct. 1989, digests of unpublished decisions were issued with various titles.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 814 - Award shall be made with reasonable promptness by written notice to that responsible bidder whose bid, conforming to the invitation for bids, will be most advantageous to the Government, price and other factors considered...
Page 242 - Notwithstanding any other provision of law, and unless the head of the department or independent establishment concerned shall determine it to be inconsistent with the public interest, or the cost to be unreasonable, only such unmanufactured 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,...
Page 431 - All transfers and assignments made of any claim upon the United States, or of any part or share thereof, or interest therein, whether absolute or conditional, and whatever may be the consideration therefor, and all powers of attorney, orders, or other authorities for receiving payment of any such claim, or of any part or share thereof...
Page 805 - If this contract is for the manufacture or furnishing of materials, supplies. articles or equipment in an amount which exceeds or may exceed $10,000 and is otherwise subject to the Walsh-Healey Public Contracts Act, as amended...
Page 240 - End products" means those articles, materials, and supplies, which are to be acquired under this contract for public use; and (III) A "domestic source end product...
Page 241 - The Contractor agrees that there will be delivered under this contract only domestic source end products, except end products : (i) which are for use outside the United States; (ii) which the Government determines are not mined, produced, or manufactured in the United States in sufficient and reasonably available commercial quantities and of a satisfactory quality...
Page 402 - A cost is reasonable if, in its nature or amount, it does not exceed that which would be incurred by an ordinarily prudent person in the conduct of competitive business.
Page 205 - Fees for transcripts furnished in criminal or habeas corpus proceedings to persons allowed to sue, defend, or appeal in forma pauperis shall be paid by the United States out of money appropriated for that purpose.
Page 240 - ... or produced in the United States and (b) an end product manufactured in the United States if the cost of the components thereof which are mined, produced, or manufactured in the United States or Canada exceeds 50 percent of the cost of all its components.
Page 734 - Secretary, may be paid compensation at rates not exceeding those authorized for individuals under subsection (b) of this section, and while so serving away from their homes or regular places of business, may be allowed travel expenses, including per diem in lieu of subsistence, as authorized by section 5703 of title 5, United States Code, for persons in the Government service employed intermittently.

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