MEMORANDUM FOR SEE DISTRIBUTION

FROM: HQ AFMC/PK

4375 Chidlaw Road, Suite 6

Wright-Patterson AFB OH 45433-5006

SUBJECT: Interim Policy Letter (IPL) 96-017 22 May 96

EFFECTIVE DATE/IMPLEMENTATION: The AFMCFARS change included in this letter is effective immediately. This Interim Policy Letter will be superseded by AFMCAC published at a later date. Ensure distribution to all Contracting Officers.

1. This IPL implements an increase in the delegation amounts for Justification and Approval (J&A) Authority for Other Contracting actions which are not assigned to a PEO or DAC. The previous delegation was from $1M(+) - $10M. The new delegation is from $10M (+) - $25M. AFMCFARS 5306.304-90, Approval of the justification, para (b), is changed to reflect the new amounts (Attachment 1).

2. This approval authority is redelegable; however, redelegation shall not be made to anyone lower than a general officer or SES, in accordance with DFARS 206.304(a)(4)(B).

3. If you have any questions, please call me or have your staff call my action officer,

Ms. Chris Shockey, HQ AFMC/PKPB, DSN 787-6757.

-signed-

RICHARD H. ROELLIG

Brigadier General, USAF

Director of Contracting

Attachment:

AFMCFARS 5306.304-90(b)

cc:

HQ AFMC/IG-IK/JAQ/PKA/PKD/PKL/

PKO/PKP/PKS/PKT/PKX

AMFCFARS

5306.304-90 Approval of the justification.

(b) For Other Contracting actions between $10M (+) and $25M not assigned to a PEO or DAC, the following designees, with power of redelegation no lower than a general officer or SES, are authorized to approve justifications.

(i) Logistics Center/CC or CV

(ii) Product Center/CC or CV

(iii) AFOSR/CC

(iv) AL/CC

(v) RL/CD.

(vi) PL/CD

(vii) WL/CD

(viii) AFDTC and AFFTC/CC or CV

(ix) HQ AFMC/PK for AEDC and AGMC