Merchant Marine Legislation, 1966: Hearings, Eighty-ninth Congress, Second Session, Volume 53

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Committee Serial No. 89-32. Considers. H.R. 8000, to amend the Ship Mortgage Act to revise fees for certification of certain mortgaged documents. H.R. 11625, to prevent vessels built or rebuilt outside the U.S. or documented under foreign registry from carrying cargo restricted to U.S. vessels. H.R. 15283, to authorize carrying of military cargoes by U.S. flag ships at reduced and reasonable rates. H.R. 15862, H.R. 15863, H.R. 15864, and H.R. 15865, to authorize FY67 Maritime Administration appropriations. H.R. 15575 and S. 3391 to exempt small craft from the provisions of the Shipping Act.

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Page 256 - The contractor warrants that no person or selling agency has been employed or retained to solicit or secure this contract upon an agreement or understanding for a commission, percentage, brokerage, or contingent fee...
Page 256 - 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" 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...
Page 96 - That nothing in this act shall prevent the carriage, storage, or handling of property free or at reduced rates for the United States, State, or municipal governments...
Page 186 - That it is necessary for the National defense and for the proper growth of its foreign and domestic commerce that the United States shall have a merchant marine of the best equipped and most suitable types of vessels sufficient to carry the greater portion of its commerce and serve as a naval or military auxiliary in time of war or national emergency, ultimately to be owned and operated privately by citizens of the United States...
Page 176 - ... owned and operated under the United States flag by citizens of the United States insofar as may be practicable; and (d) composed of the best-equipped, safest, and most suitable types of vessels, constructed in the United States and manned with a trained and efficient citizen personnel. It is hereby declared to be the policy of the United States to foster the development and encourage the maintenance of such a merchant marine.
Page 256 - 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 176 - It is necessary for the national defense and development of its foreign and domestic commerce that the United States shall have a merchant marine (a) sufficient to carry its domestic waterborne commerce and a substantial portion of the waterborne export and import foreign commerce of the United States...
Page 261 - In each such excepted subcontract hereunder which exceeds $100,000, the Contractor shall insert the substance of the following clause. PRICE REDUCTION FOR DEFECTIVE COST OR PRICING DATA— PRICE ADJUSTMENTS. (a.) This clause shall become operative only with respect to any change or other modification made pursuant to one or more provisions of this contract which involves a price adjustment in excess of $100,000...
Page 329 - Procurements in which it can be clearly demonstrated from the existence of adequate competition or accurate prior cost experience with the product or service that acceptance of the most favorable Initial proposal without discussion would result in a fair and reasonable price: Provided, however, That In such procurements, the request for proposals shall notify all offerers of the possibility that award may be made without discussion...
Page 260 - 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.

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