Federal contract opportunity NOI-olao-od5-1951406 for books printing at National Institutes of Health Office of Research Facilities, response was due Mar 9, 2011.

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THIS IS A NOTICE OF INTENT, NOT A REQUEST FOR QUOTE.  A SOLICTATION DOCUMENT WILL NOT BE ISSUED AND QUOTES WILL NOT BE REQUESTED.  The National Institutes of Health (NIH) intends to negotiate and award a purchase order on a noncompetitive basis with Roll Call, Congressional Quarterly, Inc. 1255 22nd Street NW Washington DC 20037.  The purpose of this procurement is to obtain a legislative tracking and news service.  Roll Call will also provides via their web based a vast range of information-full text of government documents, legislative summaries, committee coverage, vote analyses, congressional schedules, news and analysis.  Roll Call will also provide customized e-mail updates that continouously alert  analysts on the latest action on bills they are tracking.  OPLA facilitates and enhances the relationship between NIH and the Congress; advances NIH legislative priorities; and ensures that the NIH community receives essential information, advice, and guidance regarding developments in the Congress that affect NIH.  To accomplish this mission, OPLA performs the following functions: 
 advises the Director, NIH and OD program offices on significant legislative activities.
~serves as the principal NIH legislative liaison with the Congress, the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Office of Management and Budget, other Federal agencies, and non-Federal organizations.
~prepares the Director, NIH and other senior staff members to testify at congressional hearings
~analyzes pending legislation to assess the likely impact on NIH
~monitors and keeps the NIH community informed of key legislative developments that may affect NIH
~briefs members of Congress and their staffs on NIH priorities and programs
~coordinates visits to NIH by members of Congress and their staffs.

Comments to this notice may be furnished to ae22u@nih.gov.

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