Study of Armed Services Procurement Act, Title 10, U.S. Code, Chapter 137: Hearings Before the Subcommittee for Special Investigations of the Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives, Eighty-fifth Congress, First Session, Under the Authority of H. Res. 67. Subcommittee Proceedings No. 2
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services. Subcommittee for Special Investigations
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1957 - Defense contracts - 623 pages
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Page 610 - ... any fee, commission, percentage or brokerage fee, contingent upon or resulting from the award of this contract, and agrees to furnish information relating to (a) and (b) above as requested by the Contracting Officer. (For Interpretation of the representation, including the term "bona fide employee," see Code of Federal Regulations.
Page 263 - When Government drawings, specifications, or other data are used for any purpose other than in connection with a definitely related Government procurement operation, the United States Government thereby incurs no responsibility nor any obligation whatsoever; and the fact that the Government may have formulated, furnished, or in any way supplied the said drawings, specifications, or other data, is not to be regarded by implication or otherwise as in any manner licensing the holder...
Page 610 - MAY BE SUBMITTED FOR ANY QUANTITIES LESS THAN THOSE SPECIFIED; AND THE GOVERNMENT RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MAKE AN AWARD ON ANY ITEM FOR A QUANTITY LESS THAN THE QUANTITY BID UPON AT THE UNIT PRICES OFFERED UNLESS THE BIDDER SPECIFIES OTHERWISE IN HIS BID.
Page 262 - Government thereby incurs no responsibility nor any obligation whatsoever; and the fact that the Government may have formulated, furnished, or in any way supplied the said drawings, specifications, or other data, is not to be regarded by implication or otherwise as in any manner licensing the holder or any other person or corporation, or conveying any rights or permission to manufacture, use, or sell any patented invention that may in any way be related thereto.
Page 610 - It is contemplated that a contract will be awarded to that responsible offerer whose proposal will be most advantageous to the Government, price and other factors considered.
Page 604 - ... taking into consideration the amount of the proposed contract and the cost and time needed to accumulate the necessary data for analysis. Price analysis shall be used in all other instances to determine the reasonableness of the proposed contract price. Price analysis may also be useful in...
Page 604 - The use of rough yardsticks (such as dollars per pound, per horsepower, or other units) to point up apparent gross inconsistencies which should be subjected to...
Page 610 - D has not, paid or agreed to pay any company or person (other than a full-time bona fide employee working solely for the bidder...
Page 179 - ... (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 : Provided, That all bids may be rejected when the agency head determines that it is in the public interest so to do.