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.