[USC02] 44 USC 515: Default of contractor; new contracts and purchase in open market
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TEXT OF PART V OF SUBTITLE A (3001 ET SEQ.), EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2022, CURRENTLY SET OUT AS A PREVIEW

44 USC 515: Default of contractor; new contracts and purchase in open market Text contains those laws in effect on September 21, 2021
From Title 44-PUBLIC PRINTING AND DOCUMENTSCHAPTER 5-PRODUCTION AND PROCUREMENT OF PRINTING AND BINDING

§515. Default of contractor; new contracts and purchase in open market

If a contractor fails to comply with his contract, the Director of the Government Publishing Office shall report the default to the Joint Committee on Printing, and under its direction, enter into a new contract with the lowest, best, and most responsible bidder for the interest of the Government among those whose proposals were rejected at the last opening of bids, or he shall advertise for new proposals, under the regulations provided by sections 509–517 of this title. During the interval that may thus occur he may, under the direction of the Joint Committee on Printing, purchase in open market, at the lowest market price, paper necessary for the public printing.

( Pub. L. 90–620, Oct. 22, 1968, 82 Stat. 1245 ; Pub. L. 113–235, div. H, title I, §1301(c)(1), Dec. 16, 2014, 128 Stat. 2537 .)

Historical and Revision Notes

Based on 44 U.S. Code, 1964 ed., §11 (Jan. 12, 1895, ch. 23, §9, 28 Stat. 602 ; Mar. 3, 1917, ch. 163, §6, 39 Stat. 1121 ).


Editorial Notes

Amendments

2014-Pub. L. 113–235 substituted "Director of the Government Publishing Office" for "Public Printer".