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 191 - In any case in which a bidder or prospective contractor or proposed subcontractor which has participated in a previous contract or subcontract subject to the equal opportunity clause has not filed a...
Page 72 - 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 72 - For the Department of Defense (DoD), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and the...
Page 22 - States; and (ii) attorney fees shall not be awarded in excess of $75 per hour unless the court determines that an increase in the cost of living or a special factor, such as the limited availability of qualified attorneys for the proceedings involved, justifies a higher fee.); (B) "party...
Page 173 - 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, and written or oral discussions shall be conducted with all responsible offerers who submit proposals within a competitive...
Page 12 - ... (B) the modification would not change the contract or subcontract, as the case may be, from a contract or subcontract for the acquisition of a commercial item to a contract or subcontract for the acquisition of an item other than a commercial item.
Page 76 - Establish by law a central Office of Federal Procurement Policy in the Executive Office of the President, preferably in the Office of Management and Budget, with specialized competence to take the leadership in procurement policy and related matters.
Page 5 - An Act relating to the rate of wages for laborers and mechanics employed on public buildings of the United States and the District of Columbia by contractors and subcontractors, and for other purposes...
Page 88 - The public exigency will not permit the delay incident to advertising. 3.202-2 Application. In order for the authority of 3.202 — 3.202-3 to be used, the need must be compelling and of unusual urgency, as when the Government would be seriously injured, financially or otherwise, if the supplies or services were not furnished by a certain date, and when they could not be procured by that date by means of formal advertising.
Page 194 - For contractor claims of more than $50,000. the contractor shall submit with the claim a certification that the claim is made in good faith; the supporting data are accurate and complete to the best of the contractor's knowledge and belief; and the amount requested accurately reflects the contract adjustment for which the contractor believes the Government is liable. The certification shall be executed by the contractor if an individual.

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