Indian Financing Act and Buy-Indian Act: Hearing Before the Select Committee on Indian Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, First Session, on Oversight Hearing on Indian Financing Act and Buy-Indian Act, April 29, 1987, Washington, DC.
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Página 150 - 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.
Página 69 - As a general rule, economically disadvantaged individuals are socially disadvantaged individuals whose ability to compete in the free enterprise system has been impaired due to diminished capital and credit opportunities, as compared to others in the same or similar line of business and competitive market area who are not socially disadvantaged.
Página 69 - Individual; (2) business financial condition; (3) access to credit and capital; and (4) a comparison of the applicant concern's business and financial profile with profiles of businesses in the same or similar line of business and competitive market area.
Página 150 - 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. When immediate delivery or performance is required by the public exigency, the articles or service required may be procured by open purchase or contract, at the places and in the niauuer in which such articles are usually bought and sold, or such services...
Página 69 - Socially disadvantaged individuals" are those who have been subjected to racial or ethnic prejudice or cultural bias because of their identity as a member of a group without regard to other individual qualities.
Página 50 - The words person and whoever include corporations, companies, associations, firms, partnerships, societies, and joint stock companies, as well as individuals...
Página 71 - Termination: Participation of a business concern in the Section 8(a) program may be terminated by SBA at any time for good cause. C. 8(a) versus 'Buy Indian'— Important Distinctions Four important distinctions exist in the manner in which an Indianowned enterprise might achieve designation as an SBA 8(a) firm and as an "Indian Contractor" for purposes of the Buy Indian Act.
Página 70 - Potential for Success: To be eligible to participate in the Section 8(a) program, an otherwise eligible applicant concern must be determined to be one that with contract, financial, technical, and management support will be able to successfully perform subcontracts awarded under the 8(a) program, and that will have a reasonable prospect for success in competition in the private sector. Ineligible Business: Businesses that do not meet the requirements of a "manufacturer...
Página 69 - Socially disadvantaged individuals are those who have been subjected to racial or ethnic prejudice or cultural bias within American society because of their identities as members of groups and without regard to their individual qualities. Social disadvantage must stem from circumstances beyond their control. Evidence of individual social disadvantage must include the following elements: (A) At least one objective...