|Series||Report / 98th Congress, 1st session, Senate -- no. 98-50.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 69 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||69|
This edition explains the rules resulting from the Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act, the Competition in Contracting Act, the Prompt Payment Act and other key changes. Written by the pre-eminent authorities in government contracting, the unbiased analysis of important case law and decisions provides an overview of the current legal /5(7). Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion. Librivox Free Audiobook. Medic Podcast Like A Mind Reader Radio DMM: Full text of "The Competition in Contracting Act of ". The Competition in Contracting Act (CICA) of , 41 U.S.C. , is United States legislation governing the hiring of contractors. It requires U.S. federal government agencies to arrange “full and open competition through the use of competitive procedures” in their procurement activities unless otherwise authorized by law. Competition in Contracting Act (CICA) Requires GSA to acquire supplies and services, including leased space, through the use of full and open competitive procedures. This requirement has direct impact on GSA contracting for services through Business Improvement Districts. Competition in Contracting Act.
1. Beginning in , Congress began to look for ways to increase the use of competition in government contracting. In Congress passed the Competition in Contracting Act (CICA) to increase competition in government contracting and to impose more stringent restrictions on the award of noncompetitivesole– -source–contracts. The Competition in Contracting Act (CICA) was passed into law in as a foundation for the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and to foster competition and reduce costs. The theory was that more competition for procurements would reduce costs and allow more small businesses to win Federal Government contracts. Competition in Federal Contracting: An Overview of the Legal Requirements Congressional Research Service 5. rules imposed on agencies’ purchases of commercial items. Congress passes the Services Acquisition Reform Act (SARA). SARA further relaxes the rules imposed upon procurement of commercial by: 4. in the case of a procurement permitted by subsection (c)(4), but only if the head of the contracting activity prepares a document in connection with such procurement that describes the terms of an agreement or treaty, or the written directions, referred to in that subsection.
Requires an agency to receive approval by the head of the procurement activity or the senior procurement executive of the contracting officer's certified justification for a procurement before awarding a contract using limited competition or noncompetitive practices, respectively, for any procurement costing more than $, (Measure passed Senate, amended) Competition in Contracting Act of - Title I: Amendments to Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of - Amends the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of to revise the procedures for soliciting and awarding bids for Government contracts. Get this from a library! Competition in Contracting Act of report (to accompany S. ).. [United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services.]. Competition in Contracting Act of report of the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, to accompany S. . [United States. Congress.