Description: TO AGREE TO CONFERENCE REPORT ON S. 2510, A BILL TO CREATE OFFICE OF FEDERAL PROCUREMENT POLICY WITHIN THE EXECUTIVE OFFICE.
Bill summary: (LATEST SUMMARY)
Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act - Establishes in the Office of Management and Budget an agency to be known as the office of Federal Procurement Policy. Directs the Administrator of such Office to provide overall guidance and direction of procurement policy, and to the extent he considers appropriate, to prescribe policies, regulations, procedures, and forms which shall be followed by executive agencies in the area of procurement. States that the functions of the
Administrator shall include the following: (1) establishing a system of coordinated uniform procurement regulations for executive agencies; (2) establishing criteria and procedures for an effective method of soliciting the viewpoints of interested parties in the development of procurement policies; (3) monitoring and revising policies, regulations, procedures, and forms concerning reliance on the private sector to provide needed property and services; (4) promoting and conducting research in procurement policies, regulations, procedures, and forms; (5) establishing a system for collecting and developing procurement data; and (6) recommending programs for recruitment, training, development, and performance evaluation of procurement personnel.
Directs the Administrator to submit a report to Congress annually, and at such other times as he deems desirable, with appropriate legislative recommendations.
Authorizes appropriations to carry out the provisions of this Act.
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Bill titles: An Act to establish an Office of Federal Procurement Policy within the Office of Management and Budget, and for other purposes.; A bill to create an Office of Federal Procurement Policy within the Executive Office of the President, and for other purposes.
Original source documents: Digest of the Congressional Record vol. 120-124, p. H8316;
Links for more info on the vote: congress.gov