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Federal Research Division
The Federal Research Division (FRD) is the research and analysis unit of the United States Library of Congress. The Federal Research Division provides directed research and analysis on domestic and international subjects to agencies of the Federal government of the United States, United States government, the Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, and authorized federal contractors. As expert users of the vast English and foreign-language collections of the Library of Congress, the Division's area and subject specialists employ the resources of the world's largest library and other information sources worldwide to produce impartial and comprehensive studies on a cost-recovery basis. The Federal Research Program is run by the Federal Research Division (FRD), the fee-for-service research and analysis unit within the Library of Congress. The Federal Research Program of the Library of Congress was authorized by the United States Congress in accordance with the Library of Congress Fisc ...
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United States
The United States of America (U.S.A. or USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country in . It consists of 50 , a , five major , 326 , and some . At , it is the world's . The United States shares significant land borders with to the north and to the south as well as limited maritime borders with the , , and . With a population of more than 331 million people, it is the in the world. The is , and the is . to the North American mainland at least , and began in the 16th century. The United States emerged from the established along the . Disputes with over and led to the (1775–1783), which established the nation's . In the late 18th century, the U.S. began expanding across North America, gradually , sometimes , frequently , and ; by 1848, the United States spanned the continent. was legal in the until the second half of the 19th century, when the led to . The and established the U.S. as a , a status confirmed by the outcome o ...
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Library Of Congress
The Library of Congress (LC) is the research library A library is a curated collection of sources of information and similar resources, made accessible to a defined community for reference or borrowing. It provides physical or electronic media, digital access to material, and may be a physical l ... that officially serves the United States Congress The United States Congress or U.S. Congress is the bicameral legislature of the federal government of the United States and consists of the House of Representatives and the Senate. The Congress meets in the United States Capitol in Wa ... and is the ''de facto ''De facto'' ( ; , "in fact") describes practices that exist in reality, even though they are not officially recognized by laws. It is commonly used to refer to what happens in practice, in contrast with '' de jure'' ("by law"), which refers to th ...'' national library A national library is a library A library is a curated collection of sources o ...
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Federal Government Of The United States
The federal government of the United States (U.S. federal government or U.S. government) is the national government of the United States, a federal republic in North America, composed of 50 U.S. state, states, a District of Columbia, federal district (District of Columbia, where the government is based), five major Territories of the United States, self-governing territories and several United States Minor Outlying Islands, island possessions. The federal government is composed of three distinct branches: United States Congress, legislative, #Executive branch, executive, and Federal judiciary of the United States, judicial, whose powers are vested by the United States Constitution, U.S. Constitution in the United States Congress, Congress, the President of the United States, president and the Federal Courts of the United States, federal courts, respectively. The powers and duties of these branches are further defined by acts of Congress, including the creation of United Sta ...
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United States Congress
The United States Congress is the legislature A legislature is an deliberative assembly, assembly with the authority to make laws for a Polity, political entity such as a Sovereign state, country or city. They are often contrasted with the Executive (government), executive and Judiciary, ... of the federal government of the United States The federal government of the United States (U.S. federal government or U.S. government) is the Federation#Federal governments, national government of the United States, a federal republic in North America, composed of 50 U.S. state, states .... It is bicameral Bicameralism is a type of legislature A legislature is a deliberative assembly with the authority In the fields of sociology Sociology is the study of society, human social behaviour, patterns of social relationships, social interac ..., comprising a lower body, the House of Representatives House of Representatives is the name of legislative bodies i ...
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Federal Acquisition Regulation
The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) is the principal set of rules regarding Government procurement in the United States A government is the system or group of people governing an organized community, generally a state. In the case of its broad associative definition, government normally consists of legislature A legislature is a deliberative assemb ...,. and is codified at Chapter 1 of Title 48 of the Code of Federal Regulations, . It covers many of the contracts issued by the United States Armed Forces, US military and NASA, as well as US civilian federal agencies. The largest single part of the FAR is Part 52, which contains standard solicitation provisions and contract clauses. Solicitation provisions are certification requirements, notices, and instructions directed at firms that might be interested in competing for a specific contract. These provisions and clauses are of six types: (i) required solicitation provisions; (ii) required-when-applicable soli ...
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