The Position of Small Business in Government Procurement: Hearings, Ninethieth Congress, Pursuant to H. Res. 53 ...
United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Small Business. Subcommittee No. 2 on Government Procurement and Economic Concentration
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Page 3 - It is the declared policy of the Congress that the Government should aid, counsel, assist and protect, insofar as is possible, the interests of small-business concerns in order to preserve free competitive enterprise...
Page 466 - 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 for supplies and services for the Government be placed with small-business enterprises, and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of the Nation.
Page 176 - ... where there is a reasonable expectation that bids or proposals will be obtained from a sufficient number of responsible small business concerns so that awards will be made at reasonable prices.
Page 99 - General. (a) It is the policy of the Government to enable small business concerns to be considered fairly as subcontractors to contractors performing work or rendering services as prime contractors or subcontractors under Government procurement contracts, and to assure that prime contractors and subcontractors having small business subcontracting programs will consult through the purchasing activity with the SBA at its request.
Page 392 - 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 874 - Contractor agrees that, in the event he fails to comply with his contractual obligations concerning the small business subcontracting program, this contract may be terminated, in whole or in part, for default.
Page 454 - Act information as to such commodities, articles, and services produced by small independent enterprises in the United States ; and (3) by providing for additional services to give small business better opportunities to participate in the furnishing of such commodities, articles, and services financed with such funds.
Page 650 - Mr. Chairman and Members of the Subcommittee. It is a privilege to appear before you today to discuss the actions of the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection and our efforts to combat terrorism.