Permissive acts, administrative acts, and legal acts.
Enabling acts, procedural acts, and permissive acts.
Permissive acts, administrative acts, and appropriations acts.
Enabling and procedural acts, authorization acts, and appropriations acts.
Small Business Administration (SBA).
General Services Administration (GSA).
United States Department of Labor (DOL).
Committee for Purchase from People Who are Blind or Severely Disabled.
Agent and third party
Explicit language, written or oral, from the principal to the agent.
Information that flows from the third-party to the agent.
Information that flows from the agent to the third-party.
The principal’s tolerance of the agent’s conduct.
Spelled out in oral or written authority when referring to minor details.
Necessary or incidental to carrying out the express authority.
Created by explicit language either in writing or orally.
Defined in specific terms.
The government from acting as an agent for the contractor.
Contractors from filing a claim based on apparent authority.
A party from taking action which the party is legally entitled to take.
A party from asserting a fact or claim inconsistent with a position that party previously took.
Government knew or should have known the true facts.
Contractor did not know and should not have known the true facts.
Government intended that the contractor rely on the acts of the government.
Contractor did not reasonably and innocently rely on the acts of the government.
The offeror may not direct the offer to a class of person or to a public intending that any member of the class of public have the power to accept.
The intended offeree means in all cases there is one, and only one, specific offeree in whom the power of acceptance is vested.
The offeror may not direct the offer to more than one person.
Only the intended offeree can accept the offer.
Until the expiration of a reasonable time.
Until acceptance takes place.
For 30 days.
Breach of contract.
Allowing the acceptance period to expire.
Having no intention of being bound.
Proposing a counter offer.
Only that time, place, or means constitutes acceptance.
Only the offeree may change the time, place, or means of communication.
A different time, manner, and other condition for acceptance may be chosen.
The offeree may communicate orally, even if the offeror communicated in writing.
Single and mutual.
Single and bilateral.
Unilateral with knowledge and bilateral.
Unilateral without knowledge and bilateral.
Actual worth or a promise or an act is more than the offer has the right to commit.
Consideration has enough value to induce the other party to perform.
Whether the bargain involves the concepts of benefit and detriment.
Consideration in the exchange is a fair bargain.
The government to interpret the duties and obligations to be performed by either party.
Each contractor to interpret the duties and obligations to be performed by either party
The courts to interpret the duties and obligations to be performed by either party.
Each party to interpret its own duties and obligations to be performed.
Having an unsound mind.
Ensuring business is not conducted with minors.
Having the ability to recognize defective corporations.
Having the mental capacity to understand the intent to be bound.
Lawful if not challenged with 120 days.
Unlawful, void, and will not be enforced.
Lawful only to the party who made the offer.
Unlawful but may be enforced under some situations.
Unpriced purchase order.
Availability of funds that were available at the time the unauthorized commitment was made.
Contracting officer (CO) determining the price to be fair and reasonable.
Government not obtaining a benefit from the performance.
CO recommending payment and legal counsel concurs.
Issue the solicitation.
Ratify the contract.
Issue a contract.
Issue the solicitation.
Make the decision to award.
Hold pre-construction meeting.
Request final proposal revisions.
An interested party.
The next lowest bidder.
All responsible bidders.
The next low small business bidder.
The Comptroller General or the Government Accountability Office (GAO).
Either the appropriate agency or the Comptroller General.
The appropriate agency or US Court of Appeals.
Either the appropriate agency or the GAO.