Small Business Opportunities for Veterans: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Procurement, Innovation, and Minority Enterprise Development of the Committee on Small Business, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, Second Session, Washington, DC, May 4, 1988, Volume 4
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Small Business. Subcommittee on Procurement, Innovation, and Minority Enterprise Development
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1988 - Small business - 271 pages
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Page 155 - The decision of the Secretary or his duly authorized representative for the determination of such appeals shall be final and conclusive unless determined by a court of competent jurisdiction to have been fraudulent, or capricious, or arbitrary, or so grossly erroneous as necessarily to Imply bad faith, or not supported by substantial evidence.
Page 156 - Disputes" clause does not preclude consideration of law questions in connection with decisions provided for in paragraph (a) above: Provided, That nothing in this contract shall be construed as making final the decision of any administrative official, representative, or board on a question of law.
Page 155 - Except as otherwise provided in this contract, any dispute concerning a question of fact arising under this contract which is not disposed of by agreement shall be decided by the Contracting Officer, who shall reduce his decision to writing and mail or otherwise furnish a copy thereof to the Contractor.
Page 99 - It will guarantee to reimburse a qualified surety up to 90 percent of losses incurred under bid, payment, or performance bonds issued to small contractors on contracts valued up to $1.25 million.
Page 155 - Officer shall be final and conclusive unless, within thirty (30) days from the date of receipt of such copy, the Contractor mails or otherwise furnishes to the Contracting Officer a written appeal addressed to the Administrator.
Page 90 - January 2, 1974, and provides, in part, that "...the Small Business Administration shall give special consideration to veterans of the Armed Forces of the United States and their survivors or dependents." IMPLEMENTATION OF PL 93-237 On June 12, 1975, the Small Business Administration proposed a regulation to define the "special consideration" which would be accorded to veterans, their survivors or dependents.
Page 157 - The grantor agency or grantee may terminate grants in whole, or in part, when both parties agree that the continuation of the project would not produce beneficial results commensurate with the further expenditure of funds. The two parties shall agree upon the termination conditions, including the effective date and, In the case of partial terminations, the portion to be terminated. The...
Page 122 - ... cross-examine the appellant's witnesses, and to examine documentation or exhibits offered in evidence by the appellant or admitted to the appeal record). The appeal shall be determined solely upon the appeal record, in accordance with the applicable provisions of Subpart J of Part 30 of Title 40 CFR. (d) This "Disputes" article shall not preclude consideration of any question of law in connection with decisions provided for by this article; Provided, That nothing in this grant or related regulations...
Page 156 - Rights to Inventions Made by Nonprofit Organizations and Small Business Firms Under Government Grants, Contracts, and Cooperative Agreements." (ii) Suspension means an action by a Federal awarding agency that temporarily withdraws Federal sponsorship under an award, pending corrective action by the recipient or pending a decision to terminate the award by the Federal awarding agency. Suspension of an award is a separate action from suspension under Federal agency regulations implementing EOs 12549...
Page 54 - special consideration" to veterans of the Armed Forces in all SBA programs. Consistent with and in furtherance of that statute, it is the policy of the Department of Veterans Affairs to encourage participation by veteranowned and operated small businesses, including Vietnam era and disabled, in VA acquisitions. (b) All VA facilities having procurement requirements...