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Tel est methods and procedures for shall be notified of

(b) The central nonprofit agency may al marmally be made within 20 days, grant a purchase exception when the will no event later than 30 days, after quantity involved cannot be produced or meat or receipt of a correct invoice activity, the activiti nonprofit agency will provide a purchase ten a central nonprofit agency or a exception promptly and will specify the shop falls to comply with the terms quantities and delivery period covered by Government order, the ordering mittee and the cent the exception. The central nonprofit shall make every effort to negoto issuing a purchase exception to produced the order. When a Government § 1-5.805-9 Speci/ mercial sources when the value of the to comply with the terms of the curement List may mitting procurement from commercial allocate the order. The central non

(d) When a purchase exception pertified, and, if practicable, requested letters, to keep cu sources is granted under paragraph (a) agency shall notify the Committee within 15 days following the date of the 1915-1 Quality of merchandise. (1) The purchase action shall be taken as therefor.

trenment specification by blind or

te severely handicapped workshops provided to the appropriate central non rith such specifications. Where no (2) A copy of the solicitation shall be be manufactured in strict compli

al shall be of the highest quality and su to similar items available on the Committee and the

erdal market. Commodities shall agency concerned sl

repeated utilizing nationally recog

(b) Services prov date which should be granted if feasible sent hills of lading. Delivery is acIf extension of the delivery or comple- amplished when a shipment is placed other severely hand

shall be performed tion date is not feasible, the ordering award the vehicle of the initial carrier.

Government specifi office shall notify the appropriate central of delivery is the date shipment

ards. Where no Go nonprofit agency or workshop(s) and released to and accepted by the initial request the central nonprofit agency to grle. Bills of lading may accompany tion or standard exis reallocate, or to issue a purchase excep- des or be otherwise furnished, but be performed in ac

tey must be supplied promptly. Failure commercial practices tion, authorizing procurement from commercial sources

as

by an ordering office to furnish bills of
authorized in
thing promptly may result in an excus-

§ 1-5.805-8 Qualit 8 1-5.805–3.

izdelay in delivery.

(a) When the que § 1-5.805-3 Purchase exceptions. Standard pack information is received is not con

(a) Central nonprofit agencies will an item descriptions. In ascending by the using activit grant purchase exceptions authorizing te sandard pack is given in multiples take the following ordering offices to procure commodities te mit of issue contained within the

ate: or services on the Procurement List from a trap(s) and the outer shipping (1) For commod commercial sources when both of the saber pack.

DSA supply centers following conditions exist:

Shipping weights, where available, bution facilities, n (1) The central

nonprofit agency can shelved in the procurement list. The agency in accordanc not furnish a commodity or service with indicated applies to the last

procedures. in the period specified, and

astity shown in the information on (2) For commod (2) The commodity or service is avail tedend pack.

blind or other se able from commercial sources in the

workshops, address quantities required and at an earlier time than it is available from the work asks for products or services of central nonprofit ag

workshop involved shop(s).

por
other severely handicapped affiliated.

(b) When the qu

not considered satis provided economically by the workshop(s).

plaints to the works (c) When the conditions in para:

copy to the central r graphs (á) or (b) are met, the central

which it is affiliated.

(c) In those inst problems cannot be

shop and the using will inform the Committee prior

shall be advised. curé a commodity or service from como procurement is $2,500 or more. above:

ತEಏಕತೆ tional time as may be provided by the central nonprofit agency with the concurrence of the Committee.

changes and agenc not feasible to sho current on the publi basic specification Procurement List. F shall notify the cent concerned of the specification.

(b) When a Gov or agency is changiz struction of a com curement List that ment of a new Fede!

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ernment bills of lading. Delivery is accomplished when a shipment is placed aboard the vehicle of the initial carrier. Time of delivery is the date shipment is released to and accepted by the initial carrier. Bills of lading may accompany orders or be otherwise furnished, but they must be supplied promptly. Failure by an ordering office to furnish bills of lading promptly may result in an excusable delay in delivery.

(b) Standard pack information is stated in item descriptions. In ascending m's order, standard pack is given in multiples

of the unit of issue contained within the inner wrap(s) and the outer shipping container pack.

(c) Shipping weights, where available, are included in the procurement list. The ce weight indicated applies to the last

quantity shown in the Information on standard pack.

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(b) Services provided by blind or other severely handicapped workshops shall be performed in accordance with Government specifications and standards. Where no Government specification or standard exists, the services shall be performed in accordance with good commercial practices. § 1-5.805–8 Quality complaints.

(a) When the quality of a commodity received is not considered satisfactory by the using activity, the activity shall take the following actions as appropriate:

(1) For commodities received from DSA supply centers or GSA supply distribution facilities, notify the supplying agency in accordance with that agency's procedures.

(2) For commodities received from blind or other severely handicapped workshops, address complaints to the workshop involved with a copy to the central nonprofit agency with which it is affliated.

(b) When the quality of a service is not considered satisfactory by the using activity, the activity shall address complaints to the workshop involved with a copy to the central nonprofit agency with which it is affiliated.

(c) In those instances where quality problems cannot be resolved by the workshop and the using activity, the Committee and the central nonprofit agency shall be advised. § 1-5.805–9 Specification changes.

(a) Specifications cited in the Procurement List may undergo a series of changes, indicated by successive suffix letters, to keep current with industry changes and agency needs. Since it is not feasible to show the latest revision current on the publication data, only the basic specification is referenced in the Procurement List. Procurement agencies shall notify the central nonprofit agency concerned of the latest applicable specification.

(b) When a Government department or agency is changing the design or construction of a commodity on the Procurement List that involves the assignment of a new Federal stock number, the Committee and the central nonprofit agency concerned shall normally be permitted to comment on such change and shall be notified of the change prior to its effective date.

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§ 1-5.805–5 Payments.

Payments for products or services of the blind or other severely handicapped shall normally be made within 20 days, but in no event later than 30 days, after shipment or receipt of a correct invoice or voucher. § 1-5.805–6 Adjustment and cancella

tion of orders. When a central nonprofit agency or a

workshop fails to comply with the terms 10% of a Government order, the ordering inds office shall make every effort to nego

tiate an adjustment before taking action to cancel the order. When a Government order is canceled for failure of the workshop to comply with the terms of the

order, the central nonprofit agency shall DIE be notified, and, if practicable, requested

to reallocate the order. The central non-
profit agency shall notify the Committee
of any cancellation sf an order and the
reasons therefor.
§ 1-5.805_7 Quality of merchandise.

(a) Commodities furnished under Government specification by blind or ili 3 other severely handicapped workshops

shall be manufactured in strict compliance with such specifications. Where no specifications exist, commodities produced shall be of the highest quality and equal to similar Items available on the commercial market. Commodities shall be inspected utilizing nationally recognized test methods and procedures for sampling and inspection.

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shall be retained in agency contract Alles

.. 101-26.2 of this title, and in

Hawarded to General Services Admin-
tim (FFC), Washington, D.C. 20406. Washington, DC 2040

The authorizing agency shall
hetveness or upon termination of contractors for GSA
brand for which an authorization

granted without limitation. The
ton shall be in writing and shall:
Cantalin the effective date of with-
word of the authorization which, in

lave ot the termination of a contract Single Line Item R
ment to use GSA sources to a specific

dollar amount, leaving the contractor lic Contracts, Property Management sur l-Federal Procurement Regulations the context otherwise requires, includes so make smaller purchases from any for which an indefinite

me he chooses; or

previously granted, s subcontractors who qualify in accord

Restrict the authorization to cer- than the date of the t ance with the provisions of $ 1-5.902(b).

u plants or facilities or to specific contract. (The use of GSA sources by grantees is

tracts, or

(h) The authorizin not authorized.)

4. Provide that title vest in or be responsible for insurin (39 FR 44453, Dec. 24, 1974)

kaled by the Government when de- tractors and subcontre 8 1-5.901 Policy.

rained to be in the best interest of the terms of their auth
2 Covernment.

insuring that supplies
(a) It is the policy of the General

2 terms and conditions which the

tained from GSA sou Services Administration to make GSA

ay may impose are not limited to

properly used. supply sources available to all eligible

ka tregoing examples.

[32 FR 15674, Nov. 14, users in order to promote greater econ.

Wa determining whether to issue

41 FR 31207, July 27, 1974 omy and efficiency in Government procurement programs.

the authorization, consideration $ 1-5.903 Procedure
(b) To the extent provided in this

will be given, but not necessarily lim-
wi, the following factors:

§ 1-5.903–1 Orders subpart, the policy is applicable to con

0 The administrative cost of placing

ply Schedule conti tractors working wholly or substantially

das with Government sources, and on cost-reimbursement contracts.

(a) Orders placed

la preram Impact of delay factors, 11 contractors under Fed § 1-5.902 Authorization to contractors.

ule contracts shall be
(a)
an agency determines that

ance with the provisio It is in the best interest of the Govern.

ble Federal Supply Sc! ment to do so, the agency shall authorize

thorization issued te in writing its prime contractors and,

Each order shall be where appropriate, their subcontractors,

copy of the authorizat to utilize GSA supply sources in per

was previously furnisl forming Government contracts. Authorl

.

Supply Schedule cont zations to subcontractors shall be issued

contain a statement a through, and subject to the approval of

This order is placed the prime contractor. Each authoriza

authorization from tion (prime or sub) shall be supported

dated by a written finding of the facts which

In the event of any in are the basis for the determination to is

the terms and condition
authorization. Such findings

those of your Federal S
(b) Except as provided in $ 101–26.407
of this title regarding the procurement

"a copy of which you he
of security cabinets by fixed-price con-
tractors, such authorization may be is

.
sued only where an agency deems it ad-
visable for a contractor to utilize GSA
supply sources in performing:

(1) Government cost-reimbursement contracts; and

(2) Other types of negotiated con. tracts where the agency determines that a substantial dollar portion of the contractor's contracts are of a Government cost-reimbursement nature.

(c) Subject to the criteria set forth in paragraph (b) of this section, the agency may include in its written authorizations such limitations or conditions as it deems necessary in the public interest. For example, it may choose to:

(1) Authorize purchases from GSA supply sources of any overhead supplies

, but no production supplies; or

(2) Limit any authorization require

tract, the latter will gor

1 Insert “a copy of wl

suitable language, as ar

(b) In the event Schedule contractor r order placed by a Go tor in accordance wi thorization issued pur part 1-5.9, the contra report the facts and General Services Adm

[32 FR 15674, Nov. 14, 41 FR 31207, July 27, 197 § 1-5.903–2 Orders f

(a) Orders placed

be placed in accorde thorization, using the In accordance with th part 101-26.2. Each r clude the address an dicated in the authoz ders are placed on

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in time.

for which an indefinite authorization was free to make smaller purchases from any source he chooses; or

previously granted, shall be not later (3) Restrict the authorization to cer than the date of the termination of the

contract. taln plants or facilities or to specific

(h) The authorizing agency shall be contracts; or

(4) Provide that title vest in or be responsible for insuring that prime conretained by the Government when de tractors and subcontractors comply with Lermined to be in the best interest of the terms of their authorizations and for the Government.

insuring that supplies and services ob

tained from GSA sources of supply are The terms and conditions which the

properly used. agency may Impose are not limited to

(32 FR 16674, Nov. 14, 1967, as amended at the foregoing examples.

41 FR 31207, July 27, 1976) (d) In determining whether to issue such an authorization, consideration § 1-5.903 Procedure for placing orders. should be given, but not necessarily lim

8 1-5.903-1 Orders under Federal SupIted to, the following factors:

ply Schedule contracts. (1) The administrative cost of placing orders with Government sources, and

(a) Orders placed by Government the program impact of delay factors, 11

contractors under Federal Supply Sched

ule contracts shall be placed in accord(2) Lower cost of purchased Items.

Ance with the provisions of the applica(3) Suitability of items available

ble Federal Supply Schedule and the auEll through GSA supply sources.

thorization issued to the contractor. (4) Delivery factors such as cost and

Each order shall be accompanied by

copy of the authorization (unless a copy (5) Recommendations of prime con

was previously furnished to the Federal Esi tractors.

Supply Schedule contractor) and shall (e) Each authorization issued under

contain a statement as follows: W this subpart shall:

This order is placed pursuant to written (1) Cite the number of the contract or authorization from contracts involved.

dated
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-1. (2) Specify that the Federal Standard

In the event of any inconsistency between a Requisitioning and

the terms and conditions of this order and

Issue Procedure ET (FEDSTRIP) shall be utilized when or

those of your Federal Supply Schedule con

tract, the latter will govern. dering GSA stock items, as required by Subpart 101–26.2 of this title, and in

1 Insert “a copy of which 18 attached," or ilk clude an address and billing code iden

"a copy of which you have on üle," or other tifying the ordering contractor. Such

suitable language, as appropriate. -pris codes may be obtained from the Federa) (b) In the event a Federal Supply mal Supply Service of the appropriate GSA

Schedule contractor refuses to honor an pen regional office.

order placed by a Government contrac(3) Whenever practicable, contain a

tor in accordance with an agency auIlmit upon the period of effectiveness of thorization issued pursuant to this Submoss the authorization.

part 1–5.9, the contracting agency shall (f) Copies of each authorization shall report the facts and circumstances to eller be forwarded to General Services Admin General Services Administration (FFN), piena istration (FFC), Washington, D.C. 20406. Washington, DC 20406. olm (8) The authorizing agency shall (32 FR 15674, Nov. 14, 1967, as amended at God promptly notify the offices named in 41 FR 31207, July 27, 1976)

paragraph (f) of this section whenever get an authorization is withdrawn prior to

81-5.903—2 Orders for GSA stores stock. the the expiration of the established period

(a) Orders placed by Government those of effectiveness or upon termination of

contractors for GSA stores stock shall 525 & contract for which an authorization be placed in accordance with the au

has been granted without limitation. The thorization, using the FEDSTRIP format notification shall be in writing and shall:

In accordance with the provisions of Sub(1) Cite the number of the contract

part 101-26.2. Each requisition shall in

clude the address and billing codes in(2) Contain the effective date of with dicated in the authorization. When ordrawal of the authorization which, in

ders are placed on GSA Form 1348m, the case of the termination of a contract Single Line Item Requisition System

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Subpart 1-6.1—Buy American Act- undactured in the United States in 1-6.1 appear at 29 F.R. 10189, July 24, 1984 2.0 (2) as to which the head of

This subpart implements the Buyt Buy American Act. the policies set forth in Executive Order product other than a domestic American Act (41 U.S.C. 10a-10d) and Porelen end product" means an 10582, December 17, 1954, as amended by the end product. Executive Order No. 11051, September Domestic bid" means a bid or 27, 1962, with respect to supply and serv. test price for a domestic source end Ice contracts other than construction, including transportation to exempted from the de

nothing transportation to destination derstanding me As used in this subpart, the following duty (nhether or not a duty-free the United States o terms have the meanings set forth below. certificate may be issued.) acquired for public use. As to a given be as provided in SL-1.103. TIE L-6104 Prentar contract, the end products are the items betean Act requires that in the 1610 kobie to be delivered to the Government, Asean supplies and services specified in the contract, including arti mestie SITE end products shall contact mettre

wema for public se In teet and Sports Hos உபாகர் ராண்ட் aiy head thiteases

ather an ei onduet is ado sively for en beste blic Contracts, Property Management te l-Federal Procurement le sites Subpart 1–6.2_Buy American Act Construc di Components” mes She TS fion Contracts

A materials, and so wich

wity incorporated in an Sec.

15 Best 1-6.201 Cross-reference.

O "United States Deses She SEE

1 District of Columbia, Puan HN te Subpart 1-6.8—Balance of Payments Program beltan Samoa, the Cars Zone Site 1-6.800 Scope. 203 ay ya Dona Islands, and any other plas 1-6.801 General.

90 o bakeat to its jurisdiction 1-6.802 Definitions.

6 Domestic source and gentan smis in se 1-8.803 Deviations from evaluation and

an unmanufactured and our Sais. preference procedures, 1-6.804

tuh has been mined or produced in the Policy. 1-6.805 Exceptions.

bitkil States, or an end prodact me 1-6.806 Procedures.

titored in the United States if the cost 1-6.806-1 Restricted solicitation. d'imponents which are mined. pro The Bus mein 1-6.806-2 Method of purchase.

Al or manufactured in the United to articles, mas 1-6.806-3 Certificate.

Siz ereds 50 percent of the cost of class and with the 1-6.806–4 Contract clause.

the components. The cost of com determined are not Subpart 1–6.9— [Reserved]

mals shall include transportation

or manufactured in the

st to the place of incorporation into suficient and ressons Subpart 1-6.10—Omission of the Examination of Records Clause From Contracts With Foreignast product and, in the case of com

mercial quantities and

pet of foreign origin, duty (whether quality. (See $ 1-6.105 Contractors

a duty-free entry certificate may 1-6.1000 Scope.

1 sd. A component shall be con

§ 1-6.103-3 Unreaso 1-6.1001 Statutory requirements.

consistency with 1-6.1002 Policy.

nufactured in the United States 1-6.1003 Requests for determinations and

The restrictions of findings.

antes of Its source in fact) i Act do not apply whe 1-6.1004 Determinations and findings. es product in which it is incor. by the head of an ag

of a domestic source AUTHORITY: The provisions of this part 1-6 issued under sec. 205, 63 Stat. 390; 40

be unreasonable or ti U.S.C. 486.

would be inconsisten Interest. Such deterr

made in accordance w Supply and Service Contracts

8 1-6.103-4 Scrap. SOURCE: of

Scrap generated in unless otherwise noted.

easy concerned has determined prepared for process $ 1-6.100 Scope.

States shall be consid
origin.
$ 1-6.103–5 Panama

use in Canal Zone Articles, materials, are mined, produced in the Republic of F

chased for use in ti contracts. (For construction contracts see Subpart 1-6.2.)

American fet under § 1-6.101 Definitions.

orandum of Under

ancillary to the The (a) "End products” means articles

Republic of Panama , and supplies which are

1955).

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