Bid proposals (61 - 70 of 95 items)
Nuclear Regulatory Commission's System for Acquiring and Using Outside Assistance and Expertise
108991: Apr 2, 1979
A close working relationship exists between the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and the Department of Energy (DOE), and NRC spent 86 percent of its funds for acquiring outside goods and services from DOE in fiscal year 1978. In the absence of competition in placing these contracts, GAO believes that a rational process of justification for the use of DOE laboratories should be shown for each pr...
Activities of the General Services Administration
107247: Sep 18, 1978
The General Service Administration's (GSA) responsiveness to GAO audit reports, implementation of OMB Circular A-109, and activities with regard to the Federal Supply Schedules are discussed. GSA is instituting new procedures for follow-up activities with regard to implementation of corrective actions required by GAO reports; this should ensure that the recommendations have at least been discussed...
Study of Selected Local Procurement Systems and Checklist and Guidelines for Evaluating Local Procurement Systems: Opportunities for Improvement in Local Government Purchasing, Parts 1 and 2
PSAD-78-95: Published: Aug 1, 1978. Publicly Released: Aug 1, 1978.
The procurement procedures of five local government entities were studied in order to: make local officials aware of the importance of the procurement function by demonstrating the nature, extent, and cost consequences of weaknesses in local procurement systems; illustrate how cooperative procurement arrangements can work and their benefits; and provide procurement managers and auditors with a che...
Review of Negotiation by GSA's Boston Region of Contracts for A-E and Construction Services
LCD-78-304: Published: Jan 17, 1978. Publicly Released: Jan 17, 1978.
A 1975 General Services Administration (GSA) internal audit report found violations of Federal Procurement Regulations in contracts awarded by the GSA Boston Region (Region I) Construction Management Division. The circumstances and adequacy of the internal audit report and the effectiveness of Region I's actions to implement improvements recommended in the internal audit report were examined. In a...
Review of Contentions by Hewlett-Packard Company Regarding Prices Charged to the Government for the Purchase of Goods
PSAD-78-50: Published: Dec 20, 1977. Publicly Released: Dec 20, 1977.
A review was conducted of contentions by the Hewlett-Packard Company that a GAO report failed to adequately consider differences between commercial and General Services Administration (GSA) contract terms and conditions. The report stated that some contractors charged the government more for their products than they charged commercial customers who purchased smaller or comparable quantities. Hewle...
To Provide Policies, Methods, Criteria for the Acquisition of Property and Services by Executive Agencies
102966: Jul 19, 1977
The purpose of S. 1264 (95th Cong.) is to consolidate and reform the basic laws presently controlling federal procurement and to replace them with a single, all-inclusive statute. The bill provides for: putting negotiation on an equal footing with formal advertising without written justification; significantly increasing the use of performance type rather than detailed specifications; requiring ce...
Coast Guard Procurement of Medium Range Surveillance Aircraft
PSAD-77-63: Published: Jan 17, 1977. Publicly Released: Jan 17, 1977.
A review of the Coast Guard's procurement program for medium range surveillance (MRS) aircraft covered mission requirements, specifications for procurement established by the Coast Guard in its request for proposals, and the Coast Guard's decision to limit its procurement to a single type of aircraft.The missions to be accomplished by the new aircraft are similar to missions that have been perform...
Overview of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy
094668: Aug 24, 1976
No summary is currently available...
Procurement of Beef by the Department of Defense
PSAD-76-142: Published: May 25, 1976. Publicly Released: May 25, 1976.
No summary is currently available...