H.R. 1670, the Federal Acquisition Reform Act of 1995: Joint Hearing Before the Committee on Government Reform and Oversight and the Committee on National Security, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourth Congress, First Session, May 25, 1995
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Page 35 - A REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS FROM THE STATE OF NEW YORK Thank you Mr. Chairman. I would like first of all to thank you for holding this hearing on the 2000 Census.
Page 87 - Specification," as used in this § 11.305, is a clear and accurate description of the technical requirements for a material, product, or service, Including the procedure by which it will be determined that the requirements have been met. Specifications for items or materials contain also preservation, packaging, packing, and marking requirements. The identification of categories and intended use of such specifications are as follows: (a) Federal.
Page 28 - Act) , by a court of competent jurisdiction, or by operation of law. (c) (1) Except as provided in paragraph (2) — (A) the provisions of this Act shall not affect suits commenced prior to the date this section takes effect, and (B) in all such suits proceedings shall be had, appeals taken, and judgments rendered, in the same manner and effect as if this Act had not been...
Page 77 - Congress to promote economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in the procurement of property and services by and for the executive branch of the Federal Government.
Page 77 - Section 2304 is amended by adding a new subsection as follows: "(g) In all negotiated procurements in excess of $2,500 in which rates or prices are not fixed by law or regulation and in which time of delivery will permit proposals shall be solicited from the maximum number of qualified sources consistent with the nature and requirements of the supplies or services to be procured...
Page 200 - Officer certified as to quantity and quality, of termination inventory not previously disposed of, excluding items authorized for disposition by the Contracting Officer. The Contractor may request the Government to remove these items or enter into an agreement for their storage.
Page 17 - For catalog items, a copy of or Identification of the catalog and Its date, or the appropriate pages for the offered Items, or a statement that the catalog...
Page 23 - United States Code, as in effect on the day before the effective date of this Act, the...
Page 21 - contracting officer" means any person who, by appointment in accordance with applicable regulations, has the authority to enter into and administer contracts and make determinations and findings with respect thereto. The term also includes the authorized representative of the contracting officer, acting within the limits of his authority; (4) the term "contractor...