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[82 STAT. 1243]
[82 STAT. 1243]
PUBLIC LAW 90-000—MMMM. DD, 1968

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PUBLIC LAW 90-620-OCT. 22, 1968

CHAPTER 5—PRODUCTION AND PROCUREMENT OF PRINTING AND BINDING Sec.

501. Government printing, binding, and blank-book work to be done at Government Printing OflSce. 502. Procurement of printing, binding, and blank-book work by Public Printer. 503. Printing in veterans' hospitals. 504. Direct purchase of printing, binding, and blank-book work by Government agencies. 505. Sale of duplicate plates; copyright. 506. Time for printing docimients or reports which include illustrations or maps. 507. Orders for printing to be acted upon within one year. 508. Annual estimates of quantity of paper required for public printing and binding. 509. Standards of paper; advertisements for proposals; samples. 510. Specifications in advertisements for paper. 511. Opening bids; bonds. 512. Approval of paper contracts; time for performance; bonds. 513. Comparison of paper and envelopes with standard quality. 514. Determination of quality of paper. 515. Default of contractor; new contracts and purchase in open market. 516. Liability of defaulting contractor. 517. Purchase of paper in open market.

§ 501. Government printing, binding, and blank-book work to be done at Government Printing Office All printing, binding, and blank-book work for Congress, the Executive Office, the Judiciary, other than the Supreme Court of the United States, and every executive department, independent office and establishment of the uovernment, shall be done at the Government Printing Office, except— (1) classes of work the Joint Committee on Printing considers to be urgent or necessary to have done elsewhere; and (2) printing in field printing plants operated by an executive department, independent office or establishment, and the procurement of printing by an executive department, independent office or establishment from allotments for contract field printing, if approved by the Joint Committee on Printing. Printing or binding may be done at the Government Printing Office only when authorized by law. § 502. Procurement of printing, binding, and blank-book work by Public Printer Printing, binding, and blank-book work authorized by law, which the Public Printer is not able or equipped to do at the Government Printing Office, may be produced elsewhere under contracts made by him with the approval of the Joint Committee on Printing. § 503. Printing in veterans' hospitals Notwithstanding section 501 of this title, the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs may utilize the printing and binding equipment that the various hospitals and homes of the Veterans' Administration use for occupational therapv, for printing and binding which he finds advisable for the use of the Veterans' Administration. § 504. Direct purchase of printing, binding, and blank-book work by Government agencies The Joint Committee on Printing may permit the Public Printer to authorize an executive department, independent office, or establishment of the Government to purchase direct for its use such printing, binding, and blank-book work, otherwise authorized by law, as the Government Printing Office is not able or suitably equipped to execute or as may be more economically or in the better interest of the Government executed elsewhere.

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