Procurement regulations (21 - 30 of 42 items)
[Comments on Proposal To Amend FAR]
B-227314: Published: Aug 6, 1987. Publicly Released: Aug 6, 1987.
GAO commented on a General Services Administration proposal to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation regarding contracting for research. GAO had no objection to the proposed amendments...
[Comments on Proposed Changes to FAR]
B-224782.5: Published: Aug 6, 1987. Publicly Released: Aug 6, 1987.
GAO commented on two General Services Administration proposals to change contract cost principles in the Federal Acquisition Regulation. GAO had no objection to the proposed changes...
[Comments on Bid Rejection Protest Under HHS Solicitation]
B-226514: Published: Apr 3, 1987. Publicly Released: Apr 3, 1987.
No summary is currently available...
[Response to Request for Comments on Proposal To Revise FAR Concerning Labor Standards]
B-225171: Published: Feb 10, 1987. Publicly Released: Feb 10, 1987.
The General Services Administration requested GAO comments on a proposal to revise certain procurement regulations relating to labor standards. GAO had no comments on the proposal...
[Comments on Proposed FAR Changes]
B-223585.2: Published: Oct 1, 1986. Publicly Released: Oct 1, 1986.
GAO commented on two proposed changes to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and on a Federal Acquisition Circular. GAO noted that: (1) one change would require contracting officers to acquire utility services competitively; (2) the change could have an adverse effect on federal energy policy; (3) the other change would affect the administration of contract claims; (4) the Circular set forth...
ADP Workstations: SSA's $64-Million Acquisition for Fiscal Year 1987 Should Be Reconsidered
IMTEC-86-34: Published: Sep 16, 1986. Publicly Released: Sep 16, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Social Security Administration's (SSA) efforts to update its computer systems that process benefit claims, specifically its fiscal year (FY) 1987 procurement of automatic data processing (ADP) furniture for the Claims Modernization Project.GAO found that: (1) SSA did not follow federal regulations requiring agencies to support the need for new...
[Comments on Proposed Addition to FAR]
B-220943: Published: Nov 21, 1985. Publicly Released: Nov 21, 1985.
GAO commented on a proposal to add a Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to the FAR contract cost principles. GAO had no objection to the proposed addition which states that premiums for retroactive or backdated insurance written to cover occurred and known losses are not allowable as costs that may be recovered under government contracts...
[Comments on Proposed Change to FAR]
B-217790: Published: Jun 21, 1985. Publicly Released: Jun 21, 1985.
Comments were requested on a proposal to change a Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to add coverage on public relations costs to the FAR contract cost principles. GAO has no objection to the proposed change, and it is particularly in favor of the proposed provision preventing unallowable public relations costs from being recovered under other FAR cost principles...
Procedures Used by Army for Awarding Lease Contract
B-205071: Published: Nov 5, 1981. Publicly Released: Jun 4, 1985.
No summary is currently available...
[Comments on the Authority of the Office of the Federal Register To Publish Interpretations and Standards in C.F.R.]
A-65768: Published: Nov 10, 1982. Publicly Released: Nov 10, 1982.
GAO was asked whether: (1) Interpretation No. 1 to Cost Accounting Standard 403 constituted official action of the Cost Accounting Standard Board (CASB) which is authorized to be published in the C.F.R.; and (2) the Office of the Federal Register has authority to continue to sponsor publication of the Standards and Interpretations in the C.F.R. GAO provided a detailed response to this query, cover...