Use of Government Funds for Purchase of Materials: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Ways and Means, House of Representatives, Seventy-sixth Congress, First Session on H.R. 6718, a Bill to Prohibit the Use of Funds Expended, Granted, Or Loaned by the United States for the Purchase of Materials which are Not of Domestic Origin, and for Other Purposes
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1939 - 43 pages
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Page 3 - The several circuit courts of the United States are hereby invested with jurisdiction to prevent and restrain violations of this act; and it shall be the duty of the several district attorneys of the United States, in their respective districts, under the direction of the Attorney General, to institute proceedings in equity to prevent and restrain such violations.
Page 4 - When the parties complained of shall have been duly notified of such petition the court shall proceed, as soon as may be, to the hearing and determination of the case; and pending' such petition and before final decree, the court may at any time make such temporary restraining order or prohibition as shall be deemed just in the premises.
Page 4 - ... limits shall not be applicable to any work performed under the contract outside such geographic limits; (c) Contracts covering purchases against the account of a defaulting contractor where the stipulations required in this section were not included in the defaulted contract; (d) Contracts awarded to sales' agents or publisher representatives, for the delivery of newspapers, magazines or periodicals by the publishers thereof.
Page 5 - This section shall not apply with respect to articles, materials, or supplies for use outside the United States, or if articles, materials, or supplies of the class or kind to be used or the articles, materials, or supplies from which they are manufactured are not mined, produced, or manufactured, as the case may be, in the United States in sufficient and reasonably available commercial quantities and of a satisfactory quality.
Page 5 - SEC. 3. (a) Every contract for the construction, alteration, or repair of any public building or public work in the United States...
Page 5 - ... shall make public his findings, including therein the name of the contractor obligated under such contract, and no other contract for the construction, alteration, or repair of any public building or public work in the United States or elsewhere shall be awarded to such contractor, subcontractors, material men, or suppliers with which such contractor is associated or affiliated, within a period of three years after such finding is made public.
Page 5 - ... of title III of the Treasury and Post Office Appropriation Act, fiscal year 1934...
Page 3 - That the several district courts of the United States are invested with jurisdiction to prevent and restrain violations of this Act...