Selection of Site for Reactor Test Station: Hearings Before the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy, Congress of the United States, Eighty-first Congress, First Session. Apr. 14 and May 10, 1949

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Page 152 - ... (b) All bids shall be publicly opened at the time and place stated in the advertisement. Award shall be made with reasonable promptness by written notice to that responsible bidder whose bid, conforming to the invitation for bids, will be most advantageous to the Government, price and other factors considered...
Page 154 - Performance and payment bonds shall not be required unless the solicitation requires such bonds, or the requirement of such bonds is in the interest of the Government, and not prejudicial to other bidders or offerers.
Page 153 - ... invitation for bids and the date set for opening of bids) to allow bidders an adequate opportunity to prepare and submit their bids.
Page 153 - A late bid which is not for consideration shall be held unopened until after award and then returned to the bidder (unless other disposition is requested or agreed to by the bidder) . However, an unidentified late bid may be opened solely for purposes of identification as provided in 1-2.401.
Page 154 - If the bidder verifies the bid, or fails or refuses to furnish evidence in support of a suspected or alleged mistake, no administrative determination shall be necessary, and the contracting officer shall consider the bid for award in the form submitted.
Page 153 - ... to bidders in sufficient time to reach the designated office prior to the time fixed for the opening of bids. Bids received after the time fixed for opening shall be considered if received before award is made and if the failure to arrive on time was due solely to a delay in the mails or other mode of transmission authorized in the invitation for bids for which the bidder was not responsible.
Page 153 - ... due solely to a delay in the mails for which the bidder was not responsible or (b) modification is in the interest of the Government and not prejudical to other bidders.
Page 154 - Bids may be modified or withdrawn, at any time prior to the time fixed for opening thereof, by written or telegraphic notice received prior to the time fixed for opening. After the opening of bids, no bid may be...
Page 154 - Where a bid guarantee is required and a bidder fails to furnish it in accordance with the requirements of the invitation for bids, the bid shall be rejected except as otherwise provided in section 1-10.102-5.
Page 155 - ... and if there is no room for doubt as to the price or other terms intended in the bid in which a mistake...

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