Proposal for a Uniform Federal Procurement System

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Executive Office of the President, Office of Management and Budget, Office of Federal Procurement Policy, 1982 - Government publications - 148 pages
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Page 110 - Government, to enter into contracts and into amendments or modifications of contracts heretofore or hereafter made and to make advance, progress and other payments thereon, without regard to the provisions of law relating to the making, performance, amendment, or modification of contracts whenever he deems such action would facilitate the prosecution of the war * * * . "SEC.
Page 121 - All purchases and contracts for supplies or services, in any of the Departments of the Government, except for personal services, shall be made by advertising a sufficient time previously for proposals respecting the same, when the public exigencies do not require the immediate delivery of the articles, or performance of the service.
Page 64 - 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 77 - ... (1) prescribe policies and methods of procurement and supply of personal property and nonpersonal services...
Page 117 - The power to convey and to execute, in the name of the Secretary, deeds of conveyance, deeds of release, assignments and satisfactions of mortgages, and any other written instrument relating to real or personal property or any interest therein...
Page 120 - ... office to be in the interest of the Government so to do, may place orders with any other such department, establishment, bureau, or office for materials, supplies, equipment, work, or services, of any kind that such requisitioned Federal agency may be in a position to supply or equipped to render, and shall pay promptly by check to such Federal agency as may be requisitioned...
Page 82 - All purchases and contracts for property and services shall be made by advertising, as provided in section 303, except that such purchases and contracts may be negotiated by the agency head without advertising...
Page 59 - Section 2304 is amended by adding a new subsection as follows : "(g) 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 offerers who submit proposals within a competitive...
Page 120 - That if such work or services can be as conveniently or more cheaply performed by private agencies such work shall be let by competitive bids to such private agencies.
Page 60 - ... property involved and other relevant considerations, shall be given for a period of at least fifteen days, wherever practicable, as determined by the agency head.

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