To Establish Uniform Requirements for Government Contracts: Hearing Before the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, Seventy-first Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 5568, January 17, 1930[-April 15, 1930].

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1930 - 159 pages
 

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Page 63 - All contracts to be made, by virtue of any law, and requiring the advance of money, or in any manner connected with the settlement of public accounts, shall be deposited promptly in the offices of the Auditors of the Treasury, according to the nature of the contracts : Provided, That this section shall not apply to the existing laws in regard to the contingent funds of Congress.
Page 43 - That all exclusive privileges of exchanging money, transporting passengers or baggage, or keeping eating houses, and all other like privileges in connection with any United States immigrant station...
Page 6 - Government, whether manufactured to conform to particular specifications or not, or for such materials or articles as may usually be bought In open market, except armor and armor plate, whether made to conform to particular specifications or not...
Page 61 - That the right of the contractor to proceed shall not be terminated or the contractor charged with liquidated damages because of any delays in the completion of the work due to unforseeable causes beyond the control and without the fault or negligence of the contractor...
Page 13 - Any contractor or subcontractor aggrieved by the withholding of any penalty as hereinbefore provided shall have the right within six months thereafter...
Page 13 - ... except armor and armor plate, whether made to conform to particular specifications or not, or to the construction or repair of levees or revetments necessary for protection against floods or overflows on the navigable waters of the United States...
Page 11 - 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.
Page 5 - No laborer or mechanic doing any part of the work contemplated by this contract, in the employ of the Contractor or any subcontractor contracting for any part of said work contemplated, shall be required or permitted to work more than eight hours in any one calendar day...
Page 43 - All purchases and contracts for supplies or services, in any of the departments of the Government, except for personal services, shall be made by advertising a sufficient time previously for proposals respecting the same, when the public exigencies do not require the immediate delivery of the articles or performance of the service.
Page 14 - An act relating to' the limitation of the hours of daily service of laborers and mechanics employed upon the public works of the United States and of the District of Columbia...

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