PART 5313 -
Simplified Acquisition Procedures
[ Revised May 25, 2018 ]
SUBPART 5313.1 — PROCEDURES
5313.106-1(b) Soliciting From a Single Source
(1) For acquisitions that exceed the micro-purchase threshold, but do not exceed the Simplified Acquisition Threshold, the tailorable Single Source Justification template may be used.
5313.106-2 Evaluation of Quotations or Offers
(b) Evaluation procedures.
(3)(ii)(C) When evaluating past performance in competitive, negotiated acquisitions of less than $5M for commodities, contracting officers must utilize the government-wide Past Performance Information Retrieval System - Statistical Reporting Next Generation (PPIRS-SR NG).
SUBPART 5313.2 – ACTIONS AT OR BELOW THE MICRO-PURCHASE THRESHOLD
(g)(1) Refer to the procedures at 5318.201(1)(b); the HCA has delegated this responsibility to no lower than the COCO (see MP5301.601(a)(i)).
SUBPART 5313.3 – SIMPLIFIED ACQUISITION METHODS
5313.301 Government-wide Commercial Purchase Card
See AFI 64-117, Air Force Government-wide Purchase Card (GPC) Program.
(c)(1) See MP5301.601(a)(i).
5313.501 Special Documentation Requirements
(a)(1)(ii) Contracting officers must cite the applicable statutory authority permitting other than full and open competition as established in 10 U.S.C. 2302b, Implementation of Simplified Acquisition Procedures (41 U.S.C. 1901), or 10 U.S.C 2304(a), Special Emergency Procurement Authority (41 U.S.C. 1903). For sole source acquisitions using simplified acquisition procedures that exceed the simplified acquisition threshold but do not exceed $7M ($13M for acquisitions described in FAR 13.500(c)), the tailorable Sole Source (Including Brand Name) Justification - Simplified Procedures for Certain Commercial Items template may be used.
(a)(2) See 5306.304(a) for the approving officials for acquisitions using the limited or sole source justification at FAR 13.501(a)(2).