Construction Set-asides, 1963, Hearings Before a Subcommittee of ..., 88-1 on S.757 ..., May 7, 8, and 9, 1963

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Page 62 - The essence of the American economic system of private enterprise is free competition. Only through full and free competition can free markets, free entry into business, and opportunities for the expression and growth of personal initiative and individual judgment be assured. The preservation and expansion of such competition is basic not only to the economic wellbeing but to the security of this Nation. Such security and well-being cannot be realized unless the actual and potential capacity of small...
Page 178 - ... a fair proportion of the total purchases and contracts for property and services for the Government are placed with small business concerns...
Page 30 - Small Business Subcontracting Program and bring any deficiencies to the attention of the contractor's designated liaison officer with a request for corrective action.
Page 84 - I have also been designated as a spokesman for all of the unions affiliated with the building and construction trades department of the AFL-CIO.
Page 123 - I would like to introduce in the record at this time a letter from the Mechanical Contractors Association of America.
Page 159 - Government should aid, counsel, assist, and protect, insofar as is possible, the interests of small business concerns in order to preserve free competitive enterprise, to insure that a fair proportion of the total purchases and contracts or subcontracts for property and services for the Government (including but not limited to contracts or subcontracts for maintenance, repair, and construction...
Page 5 - Governmentwide small business program has had the support of Congress and successive administrations for many years. This was done in the belief that a healthy small business community is an essential ingredient in a sound national economy. Evidently, therefore, the Congress intended by enactment of the Small Business Act that the set-aside program would provide one means of enabling small firms to receive a fair proportion of the Government's total purchases, would thereby help to maintain a healthy...
Page 26 - ... this problem. Senator PROXMIRE. Let's get one that addresses itself fully and completely. Mr. MANESS. I will do that this afternoon, sir. 99-907—63(The requested information follows :) SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, OFFICE OF THE ADMINISTRATOR, Washington, DC, May 7, 1963. Hon. WILLIAM PROXMIRE, US Senate, Washington, DC DEAR SE;NATOR PROXMIRE : This is in reply to the request of Reginald Barnes, Esq., for information regarding the progress of the small business subcontracting program. Since...
Page 91 - The undersigned agrees, if awarded the contract, to commence the work within calendar days after the date of receipt of notice to proceed, and to complete the work within calendar days after the date of receipt of notice to proceed.
Page 140 - ... not of such material nature as to result in the probable payment of an unreasonable price by the Government or in a change in small business capability.

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