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DFARS 208



Part 208—Required Sources of Supplies and Services

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(Revised April 20, 2015)

208.002 Priorities for use of Government supply sources.

SUBPART 208.4--FEDERAL SUPPLY SCHEDULES

208.404 Use of Federal Supply Schedules.

208.405 Ordering procedures for Federal Supply Schedules

208.405-6 Limiting sources.

208.406 Ordering activity responsibilities.

208.406-1 Order placement.

SUBPART 208.6--ACQUISITION FROM FEDERAL PRISON INDUSTRIES,

208.602-70 Acquisition of items for which FPI has a significant market share.

SUBPART 208.7--ACQUISITION FROM NONPROFIT AGENCIES

208.705 Procedures.

SUBPART 208.70--COORDINATED ACQUISITION

208.7000 Scope of subpart.

208.7001 Definitions.

208.7002 Assignment authority.

208.7002-1 Acquiring department responsibilities.

208.7002-2 Requiring department responsibilities.

208.7003 Applicability.

208.7003-1 Assignments under integrated materiel management (IMM).

208.7003-2 Assignments under coordinated acquisition.

208.7004 Procedures.

208.7005 Military interdepartmental purchase requests.

208.7006 Coordinated acquisition assignments.

SUBPART 208.71--ACQUISITION FOR NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND

208.7100 Authorization.

208.7101 Policy.

208.7102 Procedures.

SUBPART 208.72--RESERVED

SUBPART 208.73--USE OF GOVERNMENT-OWNED PRECIOUS METALS

208.7301 Definitions.

208.7302 Policy.

208.7303 Procedures.

208.7304 Refined precious metals.

208.7305 Contract clause.

SUBPART 208.74--ENTERPRISE SOFTWARE AGREEMENTS

208.7400 Scope of subpart.

208.7401 Definitions.

208.7402 General.

208.7403 Acquisition procedures.

(Revised July 11, 2006)

208.002 Priorities for use of Government supply sources.

SUBPART 208.4--FEDERAL SUPPLY SCHEDULES

(Revised October 30, 2015)

208.404 Use of Federal Supply Schedules.

See DoD Class Deviation 2014-O0011- Determination of Fair and Reasonable Prices When Using Federal Supply Schedule Contracts, dated March 13, 2014. Effective immediately, contracting officers shall comply with the following policy, in lieu of FAR 8.404(d), Pricing, when using Federal Supply Schedules. This class deviation remains in effect until incorporated in the DFARS or otherwise rescinded.

(iii) When a schedule lists both foreign and domestic items that will meet the needs of the requiring activity, the ordering office must apply the procedures of part 225 and FAR part 25, Foreign Acquisition. When purchase of an item of foreign origin is specifically required, the requiring activity must furnish the ordering office sufficient information to permit the determinations required by part 225 and FAR part 25 to be made.

208.405 Ordering procedures for Federal Supply Schedules.

Include an evaluation factor regarding supply chain risk (see subpart 239.73) when acquiring information technology, whether as a service or as a supply, that is a covered system, is a part of a covered system, or is in support of a covered system, as defined in 239.7301.

208.405-6 Limiting sources.

For an order or blanket purchase agreement (BPA) exceeding the simplified acquisition threshold that is a follow-on to an order or BPA for the same supply or service previously issued based on a limiting sources justification citing the authority at FAR 8.405-6(a)(1)(i)(B) or (C), follow the procedures at PGI 208.405-6.

208.406 Ordering activity responsibilities.

208.406-1 Order placement.

Follow the procedures at PGI 208.406-1 when ordering from schedules.

SUBPART 208.6--ACQUISITION FROM FEDERAL PRISON INDUSTRIES, INC.

(Added August 12, 2008)

208.602-70 Acquisition of items for which FPI has a significant market share.

208.606 Evaluating FPI performance.

See DoD Class Deviation 2012-O0018, Past Performance Evaluation Requirements, issued on September 20, 2012. This class deviation requires past performance reporting for contracts awarded under FAR subpart 8.7, Acquisition from Nonprofit Agencies Employing People Who are Blind or Severely Handicapped, when the thresholds in Class Deviation 2012-O0017 are exceeded. This deviation is effective until incorporated in the DFARS or rescinded.

SUBPART 208.7--ACQUISITION FROM NONPROFIT AGENCIES EMPLOYING PEOPLE WHO ARE BLIND OR SEVERELY DISABLED

(Revised August 12, 2008)

See DoD Class Deviation 2012-O0018, Past Performance Evaluation Requirements, issued on September 20, 2012. This class deviation requires past performance reporting for contracts awarded under FAR subpart 8.7, Acquisition from Nonprofit Agencies Employing People Who are Blind or Severely Handicapped, when the thresholds in Class Deviation 2012-O0017 are exceeded. This deviation is effective until incorporated in the DFARS or rescinded.

208.705 Procedures.

Follow the procedures at PGI 208.705 when placing orders with central nonprofit agencies.

SUBPART 208.70--COORDINATED ACQUISITION

(Revised December 1, 2006)

208.7000 Scope of subpart.

This subpart prescribes policy and procedures for acquisition of items for which contracting responsibility is assigned to one or more of the departments/agencies or the General Services Administration. Contracting responsibility is assigned through—

208.7001 Definitions.

For purposes of this subpart—

208.7002 Assignment authority.

208.7002-1 Acquiring department responsibilities.

See PGI 208.7002-1 for the acquiring department’s responsibilities.

208.7002-2 Requiring department responsibilities.

See PGI 208.7002-2 for the requiring department’s responsibilities.

208.7003 Applicability.

208.7003-1 Assignments under integrated materiel management (IMM).

208.7003-2 Assignments under coordinated acquisition.

Requiring departments must submit to the acquiring department all contracting requirements for items assigned for coordinated acquisition, except—

208.7004 Procedures.

Follow the procedures at PGI 208.7004 for processing coordinated acquisition requirements.

208.7005 Military interdepartmental purchase requests.

Follow the procedures at—

208.7006 Coordinated acquisition assignments.

See PGI 208.7006 for coordinated acquisition assignments.

SUBPART 208.71--ACQUISITION FOR NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION (NASA)

(Revised July 11, 2006)

208.7100 Authorization.

NASA is authorized by Pub. L. 85-568 to use the acquisition services, personnel, equipment, and facilities of DoD departments and agencies with their consent, with or without reimbursement, and on a similar basis to cooperate with the departments/ agencies in the use of acquisition services, equipment, and facilities.

208.7101 Policy.

Departments and agencies shall cooperate fully with NASA in making acquisition services, equipment, personnel, and facilities available on the basis of mutual agreement.

208.7102 Procedures.

Follow the procedures at PGI 208.7102 when contracting or performing services for NASA.

SUBPART 208.72

(Removed July 11, 2006)

SUBPART 208.73--USE OF GOVERNMENT-OWNED PRECIOUS METALS

(Revised July 11, 2006)

208.7301 Definitions.

As used in this subpart—

208.7302 Policy.

DoD policy is for maximum participation in the Precious Metals Recovery Program. DoD components shall furnish recovered precious metals contained in the DSCP inventory to production contractors rather than use contractor-furnished precious metals whenever the contracting officer determines it to be in the Government's best interest.

208.7303 Procedures.

Follow the procedures at PGI 208.7303 for use of the Precious Metals Recovery Program.

208.7304 Refined precious metals.

See PGI 208.7304 for a list of refined precious metals managed by DSCP.

208.7305 Contract clause.

SUBPART 208.74--ENTERPRISE SOFTWARE AGREEMENTS

(Revised October 30, 2015)

208.7400 Scope of subpart.

This subpart prescribes policy and procedures for acquisition of commercial software and software maintenance, including software and software maintenance that is acquired—

established in accordance with FAR 8.405; or

208.7401 Definitions.

As used in this subpart—

208.7402 General.

208.7403 Acquisition procedures.

Follow the procedures at PGI 208.7403 when acquiring commercial software and related services.

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