Procurement of Supplies and Services by War and Navy Departments: Shipment and Burial of Remains of World War II Dead. Hearing Before the Committee on Armed Services, United States Senate, Eightieth Congress, First Session, on H.R. 1366, an Act to Facilitate Procurement of Supplies and Services by the War and Navy Departments, and for Other Purposes, and H.R. 3394, an Act to Amend the Act Entitled "An Act to Provide for the Evacuation and Return of the Remains of Certain Persons who Died and are Buried Outside the Continental Limits of the United States," Approved May 16, 1946, in Order to Provide for the Shipment of the Remains of World War II Dead to the Homeland of the Deceased, Or of Next of Kin; to Provide for the Disposition of Group and Mass Burials; to Provide for the Burial of Unknown American World War II Dead in the United States Military Cemeteries to be Established Overseas; to Authorize the Secretary of War to Acquire Land Overseas and to Establish United States Military Cemeteries Thereon, and for Other Purposes. June 24, 1947

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Page 10 - ... (4) for personal or professional services; (5) for any service to be rendered by any university, college, or other educational institution...
Page 4 - ... shall be based upon written findings made by the official making such determination, which findings shall be final and shall be available within the agency for a period of at least six years following the date of the determination. A copy of the findings shall be submitted to the General Accounting Office with the contract.
Page 13 - ... for equipment which the agency head determines to be technical equipment, and as to which he determines that the procurement thereof without advertising is necessary in special situations or in particular localities in order to assure standardization of equipment and interchangeability of parts and that such standardization and interchangeability is necessary in the public interest...
Page 4 - Otherwise authorized by law." Subpart 5A-3.3 — Determinations, Findings, and Authorities 5A— 3.301 Determinations and findings required. The determination required by section 305 (c) of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act that an advance payment is in the public interest or in the interest of the national defense and is necessary and appropriate in order to procure required supplies or services under the contract must be supported by a written finding.
Page 3 - Force at the time of entering into such contract (except that a fee not in excess of 15 per centum of such estimated cost is authorized in any such contract for experimental, developmental, or research work, and that a fee Inclusive of the contractor's...
Page 3 - ... a fee inclusive of the contractor's costs and not in excess of 6 per centum of the estimated cost, exclusive of fees...
Page 2 - ... date of the last such report, the amount of the contract, and, with due consideration given to the national security, a description of the work required to be performed thereunder...
Page 5 - That hereafter, except in cases of emergency or where it is impracticable to secure competition, the purchase of all supplies for the use of the various departments, and posts of the Army and of the branches of the Army service shall only be made after advertisement, and shall be purchased where the same can be purchased the cheapest, quality and cost of transportation and the interests of the Government considered...
Page 3 - Whenever advertising is required — (a) The advertisement for bids shall be made a sufficient time previous to the purchase or contract, and specifications and invitations for bids shall permit such full and free competition as is consistent with the procurement of types of property and services necessary to meet the requirements of the agency concerned.
Page 3 - ... bona fide established commercial or selling agencies maintained by the Contractor for the purpose of securing business.

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