Construction Set-aside Amendments: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Bank Supervision and Insurance of the Committee on Banking and Currency, House of Representatives, Eighty-eighth Congress, First Session, on H.R. 2029, a Bill to Amend the Small Business Act to Provide that the Program Under which Government Contracts are Set Aside for Small Business Concerns Shall Not Apply in the Case of Contracts for Maintenance, Repair, Or Construction. August 13, 14, and 15, 1963

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Page 226 - ... a fair proportion of the total purchases and contracts for property and services for the Government are placed with small business concerns...
Page 55 - The bidder agrees that, if awarded a contract as a small business persistent labor surplus area concern under the set-aside portion of this procurement, he will perform, or cause to be performed, a substantial proportion of the production in areas classified at the time of award, or at the time of performance of the contract, as persistent labor surplus areas...
Page 208 - In the interest of war or national defense programs, or In the Interest of assuring that a fair proportion of Government procurement Is placed with small business concerns. Bids or proposals received from firms which are not small business concerns shall be considered nonresponslve. (b) Definition. A "small business concern...
Page 112 - 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 well-being but to the security of this Nation. Such security and well-being cannot be realized unless the actual and potential capacity of...
Page 53 - Section 121.3-8). In addition to meetIng these criteria, a manufacturer or a regular dealer submitting bids or proposals in his own name must agree to furnish in the performance of the contract end items manufactured or produced in the United States, its possessions, or Puerto Rico, by small business concerns: Provided. That this additional requirement does not apply in connection with construction or service contracts. (c) Identification of areas of performance. Each bidder desiring to be considered...
Page 53 - Each bidder desiring to be considered for award as a small business labor surplus area concern on the set-aside portion of this procurement shall identify In his bid the geographical areas In which he proposes to perform, or cause to be performed, a substantial proportion of the production of the contract. If the Department of Labor classification of any such area changes after the bidder has submitted his bid, the bidder may change the areas In which he proposes to perform: Provided.
Page 52 - This action is based on a determination by the Contracting Officer, alone or in conjunction with a representative of the Small Business Administration, that it is in the interest of maintaining or mobilizing the Nation's full productive capacity, in the interest of war or national defense programs, or in the interest of assuring that a fair proportion of Government procurement is placed with small business concerns.
Page 54 - ... the procurement shall be divided into a set-aside portion and a non-set-aside portion, each of which shall be not less than an economic production run or reasonable lot. Insofar as...
Page 55 - ... in which he proposes to perform or cause to be performed, a substantial proportion of the production of the contract. If the Department of Labor classification of any such area changes after the bidder has submitted his bid. the bidder may change the areas In which he proposes to perform: Provided, That he so notifies the Contracting Officer before award of the setaside portion.
Page 54 - small business concern" is a concern, including its affiliates, which is independently owned and operated, is not dominant in the field of operation in which it is bidding on Government contracts, and can further qualify under the criteria set forth in regulations of the Small Business Administration (Code of Federal Regulations, Title 13, Section 121.3-8).

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