Distribution of Fertilizers Or Seeds by Federal Agencies: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of ..., 78-1 on H.R. 1396 ..., June 7, 9, and 21, 1943

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Page 61 - No person employed by the contractor in the manufacture or furnishing of the materials, supplies, articles, or equipment used In the performance of the contract shall be permitted to work In excess of 8 hours in any 1 day or In excess of 40 hours In any 1 week unless such person Is paid such applicable overtime rate as has been set by the Secretary of Labor...
Page 57 - ... supplies as have been mined or produced in the United States, and only such manufactured articles, materials, and supplies as have been manufactured in the United States...
Page 62 - States entering into the contract shall have the right to cancel same and to make open-market purchases or enter into other contracts for the completion of the original contract, charging any additional cost to the original contractor.
Page 51 - ... shall ascertain the facts and the extent of the delay and extend the time for completing the work when in his judgment the findings of fact justify such an extension, and his findings of fact thereon shall be final and conclusive on the parties hereto...
Page 52 - ... head of the department concerned or his duly authorized representative, whose decision on such appeal as to the facts of delay shall be final and conclusive, on the parties hereto. As used herein "head of the department" means the head or any assistant head of the executive department or independent establishment involved, and "his duly authorized representative" means any person authorized to act for him other than the contracting officer ; and the term "contracting officer" shall include his...
Page 61 - The States of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin and Iowa...
Page 56 - Contractor, including, but not restricted to, acts of God, or of the public enemy, acts of the Government, in either its sovereign or contractual capacity, acts of another contractor in the performance of a contract with the Government, fires, floods, epidemics, quarantine restrictions, strikes, freight embargoes, and unusually severe weather, or delays of subcontractors or suppliers due to such causes...
Page 62 - DEALER (Type 1) means a person (or concern) who owns, operates, or maintains a store, warehouse, or other establishment in which the materials, supplies, articles, or equipment of the general character listed in item No. 11 are bought, kept in stock, and sold to the public in the usual course of business.
Page 61 - That the contractor is the manufacturer of or a regular dealer in the materials, supplies, articles, or equipment to be manufactured or used in the performance of the contract; (b) That all persons employed by the contractor in the manufacture or furnishing of the materials, supplies, articles, or equipment used in the performance of the contract...
Page 62 - ... (d) That no male person under sixteen years of age and no female person under eighteen years of age and no convict labor will be employed by the contractor in the manufacture or production or furnishing of any of the materials, supplies, articles, or equipment included in such contract...

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