Air Force Materiel Command Acquisition Circular (AFMCAC)

07-03

10 April 2009

Summary of Changes

AFMCFAR SUPPLEMENT (2007 Edition)

The following changes are a result of a 30 Sep 08 HQ AFMC/PK Policy Memo 2008-PK-002, “Interim AFMCFARS Change, Head of Contracting Activity (HCA) Designation and General Contracting Authority”. The policy memo is rescinded upon issuance of this AFMCAC 07-03.

AFMCFARS 5301 – Federal Acquisition Regulations System

5301.301 Policy

• Delete “for the AFMC Commander”.

5301.601 General

• (a)(i)(A) Revise to delegate HCA responsibilities to the Senior Center Contracting Official (SCCO) for both the center and the center’s Air Base Wing (ABW) contracting unit. These responsibilities may not be further delegated unless specifically authorized otherwise in the AFFARS.

• (a)(ii)(B) Revise to delegate general contracting authority to the SCCO with power of further redelegations to both center and the center’s ABW contracting personnel.

AFMCFARS 5316 – Types of Contracts

5316.405-2(ii) Cost-Plus-Award Fee Contracts

• Delete “as HCAs for their portfolios,”

AFMCFARS 5317 – Special Contracting Methods

5317.7404-1 Authorization

• Delete (d)(3) through (4). Revise approval authorities.

AFMCFARS 5333 – Protests, Disputes and Appeals

5333.104-90(b)(1) Protests to GAO

• Delete AFMC/JAQ review and add forward the override request to SAF/AQC for approval.

AFMCFARS 5337 – Services Contracting

5337.204 Guidelines for Determining Availability of Personnel

• Delete entire paragraph.

 

The following changes are a result of a 12 Dec 08 HQ AFMC/PK Policy Memo 2008-PK-003, “Interim AFMCFARS Change, Reassignment of the 526 Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Systems Group (526 ICBMSG)”. The policy memo is rescinded upon issuance of this AFMCAC 07-03.

Numerous changes are made to the AFMCFARS based on the reassignment of the 526 ICBMSG from Ogden Air Logistics Center to the Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center (AFNWC). Please see below AFMCFARS references:

• 5301.403; 5301.404; 5301.601; 5301.602-3; 5301.603-1; 5301.9001(b)(1) (Table).

• 5302.101

• 5306.304(a)(3) (Table); 5306.501

• 5307.104-92(d)(5)(90)(ii) (Table)

• 5315.303(a)(2)(iii)(A) (Table), 5315.303(a)(3)(90)(i) (Table)

• 5315.305(a)(2)(90); 5315.404-2-90(e) (Table)

• 5316.405-2(a)(i) (Table)

• 5317.503

• 5337.503-90(d) (Table)

• 5349.100(a)(1)(90)(i)

The following changes are a result of a 2 Feb 09 HQ AFMC/PK Policy Memo 2009-PK-001, “Interim AFMC Policy on Delegation of Services Acquisition Authority”. The policy memo is rescinded upon issuance of this AFMCAC 07-03.

AFMCFARS 5307 – Acquisition Planning

5307.104-90 Acquisition Strategy Panels (ASPs)

• Add (b)(5) for all programs > $100M and < $500M in the AFPEO/CM portfolio acquired by AFMC activities, the ASP chairperson is the AFMC Services Advocate.

5307.104-92 Air Force Procedures for Acquisition Plans (APs)

• Add (b) for all programs > $100M and < $500M in the AFPEO/CM portfolio acquired by AFMC activities, the acquisition plan approval authority is the AFMC Services Advocate.

5307.104-92(d)(2) and (d)(5)(90)(ii)

• Modified tables to show AFMC/CA’s authority as SDO for actions > $100M and < $500M and to revise the SDO >SAT <$5M to Functional Cdr/Dir.

AFMCFARS 5315 – Contracting by Negotiation

5315.303 Responsibilities

• Add (a)(2)(iv) to reflect for all programs > $100M and < $500M in the AFPEO/CM portfolio acquired by AFMC activities, the SSA is the AFMC Services Advocate.

AFMCFARS 5337 – Services Contracting

5337.503-90 Services Designated Official(s)

• Add (b)(1) to reflect for all programs > $100M and < $500M in the AFPEO/CM portfolio acquired by AFMC activities, the SDO is the AFMC Services Advocate.

5337.503-90 Services Designated Official(s)

• (d) Revised paragraph to show SDO authority for acquisitions with a total value of $100M or less has been delegated to the Center Commander and is further delegable, to no lower than a Line Senior Functional or subordinate Group or Squadron Cdr/Dir for programs >$5M; and to no lower than the Functional Cdr/Dir for programs <$5M. Revise table to reflect the Center Commanders >SAT <$5M to Functional Cdr/Dir.

5337.503-90 Services Designated Official(s)

• (d)(90) add to reflect for HQ AFMC services requirements, the 2-letter Director of the HQ AFMC organization responsible for the acquisition has SDO authority, and may redelegate SDO authority to the 3-letter level, but no lower.

The following changes are a result of a 27 Feb 09 HQ AFMC/PK Policy Memo 2009-PK-003, “Interim AFMCFARS Change, Multi-Functional Independent Review Teams (MIRT)”. The policy memo is rescinded upon issuance of this AFMCAC 07-03.

AFMCFARS 5301 – Federal Acquisition Regulations System

5301.9002 Clearance Procedures

• Modified to add a Request for MIRT template to augment existing clearance procedures.

5301.9003 Documentation

• (a) Add to recommend MIRT documentation referenced at IG5301.9001(b), paragraph (c).

IG5301.9001(b) Clearance – Multi-functional Independent Review (MIRT)

• Add to address MIRT membership considerations, waiver considerations, recommended documentation, and format for the annual reporting requirement.

The following are updates for administrative changes:

AFMCFARS 5307 – Acquisition Planning

5307.104-92(d)(2), Operational, Services column for AFRL and 5307.104-92(d)(5)(90)(ii), Non-operational, Services column for AFRL.

n The delegations are revised for compliance with AFRL/CC memo, “Management of Science & Technology (S&T/Research and Development (RUD) Services; Delegation of Services Designated Official” dated 9 Jan 09.

5307.104-92(d)(5)(90)(ii)

n Revised under Non-Operational, Services column, for 526 ICBMSG, the threshold for “>$5.5M <$50M” is revised to “>$5M <$50M”.

AFMCFARS 5315 – Contracting by Negotiation

5315

n Revised to delete references to AFMC Oral Presentations Guide, AFMC Source Selection Plan Guide, AFMC Section L Guide and Template, AFMC Section M Guide and Template, and AFMC Source Selection Decision Document Guide. These guides have been superseded by AFFARS IG documents, referenced in AFFARS 5315.