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DFARS 213



Part 213—Simplified Acquisition Procedures

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(Revised May 26, 2015)

SUBPART 213.1--PROCEDURES

213.101 General.

213.106-1-70 Soliciting competition – tiered evaluation of offers.

213.104 Promoting competition.

213.106-2 Evaluation of quotations or offers.

213.106-2-70 Solicitation provision.

SUBPART 213.2--ACTIONS AT OR BELOW THE MICRO-PURCHASE

213.270 Use of the Governmentwide commercial purchase card.

SUBPART 213.3--SIMPLIFIED ACQUISITION METHODS

213.301 Governmentwide commercial purchase card.

213.302 Purchase orders.

213.302-3 Obtaining contractor acceptance and modifying purchase orders.

213.302-5 Clauses.

213.303 Blanket purchase agreements (BPAs).

213.303-5 Purchases under BPAs.

213.305 Imprest funds and third party drafts.

213.305-3 Conditions for use.

213.306 SF 44, Purchase Order-Invoice-Voucher.

213.307 Forms.

SUBPART 213.4--FAST PAYMENT PROCEDURE

213.402 Conditions for use.

SUBPART 213.5—TEST PROGRAM FOR CERTAIN COMMERCIAL ITEMS

213.500-70 Only one offer.

213.501 Special documentation requirements.

SUBPART 213.70--SIMPLIFIED ACQUISITION PROCEDURES UNDER THE
8(a) PROGRAM

213.7001 Procedures.

213.7002 Purchase orders.

SUBPART 213.0

(Removed January 29, 2002)

SUBPART 213.1--PROCEDURES

(Revised May 26, 2015)

213.101 General.

Structure awards valued above the micro-purchase threshold (e.g., contract line items, delivery schedule, and invoice instructions) in a manner that will minimize the generation of invoices valued at or below the micro-purchase threshold.

213.104 Promoting competition.

For information on the various approaches that may be used to competitively fulfill DoD requirements, see PGI 213.104.

213.106-1-70 Soliciting competition – tiered evaluation of offers.

See limitations on the use of tiered evaluation of offers at 215.203-70.

213.106-2 Evaluation of quotations or offers.

213.106-2-70 Solicitation provision.

Use the provision at 252.213-7000, Notice to Prospective Suppliers on the Use of Past Performance Information Retrieval System—Statistical Reporting in Past Performance Evaluations, in competitive solicitations for supplies when using FAR part 13 simplified acquisition procedures, including competitive solicitations using FAR part 12 procedures for the acquisition of commercial items and acquisitions valued at less than or equal to $1 million under the authority at FAR subpart 13.5.

SUBPART 213.2--ACTIONS AT OR BELOW THE MICRO-PURCHASE THRESHOLD

(Revised January 15, 2009)

213.270 Use of the Governmentwide commercial purchase card.

Use the Governmentwide commercial purchase card as the method of purchase and/or method of payment for purchases valued at or below the micro-purchase threshold. This policy applies to all types of contract actions authorized by the FAR unless--

SUBPART 213.3--SIMPLIFIED ACQUISITION METHODS

(Revised September 19, 2014)

213.301 Governmentwide commercial purchase card.

Follow the procedures at PGI 213.301 for authorizing, establishing, and operating a Governmentwide commercial purchase card program.

213.302 Purchase orders.

213.302-3 Obtaining contractor acceptance and modifying purchase orders.

213.302-5 Clauses.

213.303 Blanket purchase agreements (BPAs).

213.303-5 Purchases under BPAs.

213.305 Imprest funds and third party drafts.

213.305-3 Conditions for use.

213.306 SF 44, Purchase Order-Invoice-Voucher.

213.307 Forms.

See PGI 213.307 for procedures on use of forms for purchases made using simplified acquisition procedures.

SUBPART 213.4--FAST PAYMENT PROCEDURE

(Revised January 15, 1999)

213.402 Conditions for use.

SUBPART 213.5—TEST PROGRAM FOR CERTAIN COMMERCIAL ITEMS

(Revised June 26, 2015)

213.500-70 Only one offer.

If only one offer is received in response to a competitive solicitation issued using simplified acquisition procedures authorized under FAR subpart 13.5, follow the procedures at 215.371-2.

213.501 Special documentation requirements.

SUBPART 213.70--SIMPLIFIED ACQUISITION PROCEDURES UNDER THE 8(a) PROGRAM

(Revised January 23, 2006)

213.7001 Procedures.

For acquisitions that are otherwise appropriate to be conducted using procedures set forth in this part, and also eligible for the 8(a) Program, contracting officers may use

213.7002 Purchase orders.

The contracting officer need not obtain a contractor’s written acceptance of a purchase order or modification of a purchase order for an acquisition under the 8(a) Program pursuant to 219.804-2(2).

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