Procurement (121 - 130 of 195 items)
Standard Steel Involvement in Salt-Gila Aqueduct
B-198893: Published: Jun 3, 1980. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1985.
No summary is currently available...
Digests of Unpublished Decisions of the Comptroller General, Vol. I, No. 9
128214: Jun 1, 1985
GAO published its monthly digest of unpublished decisions of the Comptroller General for the month of June 1985. These decisions involved general government matters, civilian and military personnel law, and procurement law...
The Army Was Justified in Negotiating a Supplemental Agreement for Part of a Barracks Complex at Fort Irwin, California
NSIAD-85-22: Published: Apr 3, 1985. Publicly Released: Apr 3, 1985.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the contracting arrangements for construction of the final 2 buildings of an 11-building complex at the National Center for Combat Training, Fort Irwin, California, and the Army's justification in negotiating a supplemental agreement to an existing contract rather than awarding a new contract on the basis of competitive bidding.GAO found that, a...
Reasons for Lack of Replacement for Failed Weather Satellite
RCED-84-198: Published: Aug 31, 1984. Publicly Released: Oct 1, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO conducted an investigation into the reasons why the United States does not have a satellite to replace a weather satellite that failed. In addition, it reviewed National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) policies, plans, and procurement procedures concerning the weather satellite program.GAO found that NOAA and the National Aeronautics and Sp...
Information on the Purchase of a Gas Generator Engine for a U.S. Coast Guard Cutter
RCED-84-115: Published: Sep 7, 1984. Publicly Released: Sep 7, 1984.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the U.S. Coast Guard's procurement of a rebuilt gas generator engine for use in a ship.GAO stated that, although the contractor's offer was considered responsive and the engine was delivered, the Coast Guard subsequently determined that the engine was not usable because it contained disks which previously had been used in aircraft engines. The Coas...
U.S. Role as Contracting Agent for the U.S.-Saudi Arabian Joint Commission on Economic Cooperation
NSIAD-84-48: Published: May 14, 1984. Publicly Released: Jun 21, 1984.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed procedures for procurements conducted by Federal agencies on behalf of the United States-Saudi Arabian Joint Commission on Economic Cooperation.GAO found that 80 percent of the contracts awarded by the Department of the Treasury on behalf of the Joint Commission were sole-source awards; 38 percent of the contracts awarded by other Federal agencies...
Prices Paid for Supply Items Purchased by Contractors That Operate and Maintain Tankers for the U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command
NSIAD-84-90: Published: Apr 13, 1984. Publicly Released: Apr 13, 1984.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the procedures used by the Navy's Military Sealift Command (MSC) to reimburse 2 contractors for maintaining and operating tankers. GAO also investigated allegations that MSC was overbilled for maintenance and repair items for the tankers.GAO found no instances of overpricing or purchases of unneeded items. In addition, GAO found that MSC review pro...
Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States, Volume 63, April 1984
125632: Apr 1, 1984
GAO published its monthly digest of Comptroller General decisions for the period April 1984, which is found in Volume 63, pages 275 to 336...
Techniques Used by the Department of Defense To Finance Its Contractors
B-177734: Published: Nov 27, 1973. Publicly Released: Dec 30, 1983.
No summary is currently available...
Administration and Enforcement of Davis-Bacon Act
102540: Jun 14, 1977
Administration and enforcement of the Davis-Bacon Act minimum wage provisions were investigated at a building conversion project at the Naval Communications Station, Stockton, California, located in the Department of Labor's Region IX.The Resident-Officer-In-Charge of Construction (ROICC) had charge of the contract for conversion of a warehouse to a commissary. Deficiencies in labor standards were...