H.R.5019 - To require the Congress to enter into contracts with the lowest qualified bidders for the procurement of certain services and to end the current system of patronage, and for other purposes.102nd Congress (1991-1992)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Packard, Ron [R-CA-43] (Introduced 04/29/1992)|
|Committees:||House - House Administration|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/07/1992 Referred to the Subcommittee on Procurement and Printing. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5019 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/29/1992)
Requires the Congress to enter into contracts with the lowest qualified bidders for the procurement of all services that can be procured from private enterprises through ordinary business channels, including security, food services, and services provided by the congressional publication offices, the Architect of the Capitol and the Sergeant at Arms and the Doorkeeper of the House of Representatives.
Requires contracts for such services to mandate commercially competitive fees.
Transfers operation of postal services in the Congress to the U.S. Postal Service.