VAAR Table of Content


  1. Part 801 - Department of Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation System
      1. 801.000   Scope of part.
    1. Subpart 801.1 - Purpose, Authority, Issuance
      1. 801.101  Purpose.
      2. 801.103  Authority.
      3. 801.104  Applicability.
        1. 801.104-70  Exclusions.
      4. 801.105  Issuance
        1. 801.105-2  Arrangement of regulations.
      5. 801.106  OMB approval under the Paperwork Reduction Act.
    2. Subpart 801.2 - Administration
      1. 801.201  Maintenance of the FAR.
        1. 801.201-1  The two councils.
    3. Subpart 801.3 - Department Acquisition Regulations
      1. 801.304  Department control and compliance procedures.
    4. Subpart 801.4 - Deviations from the FAR or VAAR
      1. 801.403  Individual deviations.
      2. 801.404  Class deviations.
    5. Subpart 801.6 - Career Development, Contracting Authority, and Responsibilities
      1. 801.601  General.
      2. 801.602  Contracting officers.
        1. 801.602-2  Responsibilities.
        2. 801.602-3  Ratification of unauthorized commitments.
        3. 801.602-70  General review requirements.
        4. 801.602-71  Basic review requirements.
        5. 801.602-72  Exceptions and additional review requirements. [Reserved]
        6. 801.602-73  Review requirements for scarce medical specialist contracts and contracts for health-care resources.
        7. 801.602-74  Review requirements for an interagency agreement.
        8. 801.602-75  Review requirements   OGC.
        9. 801.602-76  Business clearance review.
        10. 801.602-77  Processing solicitations and contract documents for legal or technical review - general.
        11. 801.602-78  Processing solicitations and contract documents for legal or technical review - Veterans Health Administration field facilities, Central Office (except Office of Construction and Facilities Management), the National Acquisition Center, and the Denver Acquisition and Logistics Center.
        12. 801.602-79  Processing solicitations and contract documents for legal or technical review - Veterans Benefits Administration.
        13. 801.602-80  Legal and technical review-Office of Construction and Facilities Management and National Cemetery Administration.
        14. 801.602-81  Documents required for business clearance reviews.
        15. 801.602-82  Documents to submit for legal or technical review - general.
        16. 801.602-83  Documents to submit for legal or technical review - contract modifications.
        17. 801.602-84  Documents to submit for business clearance reviews.
        18. 801.602-85  Results of review.
      3. 801.603  Selection, appointment, and termination of appointment.
        1. 801.603-1  General.
        2. 801.603-70 Representatives of contracting officers.
        3. 801.603-71  Representatives of contracting officers; receipt of equipment, supplies, and nonpersonal services.
      4. 801.670 Special and limited delegation.
        1. 801.670-1 Issuing bills of lading.
        2. 801.670-3  Medical, dental, and ancillary service.
        3. 801.670-4  National Cemetery Administration.
        4. 801.670-5  Letters of agreement.
      5. 801.680  Contracting authority of the Inspector General.
      6. 801.690 VA’s COCP.
        1. 801.690-1  Definitions.
        2. 801.690-2  General.
        3. 801.690-3  Responsibilities under the COCP.
        4. 801.690-4  Selection.
        5. 801.690-5  Requirements for contracting authority.
        6. 801.690-6  Appointment.
        7. 801.690-7  Termination.
        8. 801.690-8  Interim appointment provisions.
        9. 801.690-9  Distribution of Certificates of Appointment.
      7. 801.695  VA’s Appointment of HCAs Program.
        1. 801.695-1  Policy.
        2. 801.695-2  Procedures for appointment of HCAs.
        3. 801.695-3  Authority of the HCA.
  2. Part 802 - Definitions of Words and Terms
    1. Subpart 802.1 - Definitions
      1. 802.101  Definitions.
  3. Part 803 - Improper Business Practices and Personal Conflicts of Interest
    1. Subpart 803.1 - Safeguards
      1. 803.101  Standards of conduct.
        1. 803.101-3  Department regulations.
      2. 803.104  Procurement integrity.
        1. 803.104-7  Violations or possible violations.
    2. Subpart 803.2 - Contractor Gratuities to Government Personnel
      1. 803.203  Reporting suspected violations of the Gratuities clause.
      2. 803.204  Treatment of violations.
    3. Subpart 803.3 - Reports of Suspected Antitrust Violations
      1. 803.303  Reporting suspected antitrust violations.
    4. Subpart 803.4 - Contingent Fees
      1. 803.405  Misrepresentations or violations of the Covenant Against Contingent Fees.
    5. Subpart 803.5 - Other Improper Business Practices
      1. 803.502  Subcontractor kickbacks.
      2. 803.570  Commercial advertising.
        1. 803.570-1  Policy.
        2. 803.570-2  Contract clause.
    6. Subpart 803.6 - Contracts with Government Employees or Organizations Owned or Controlled by Them
      1. 803.602  Exceptions.
    7. Subpart 803.7 - Voiding and Rescinding Contracts
      1. 803.703  Authority.
      2. 803.705  Procedures.
    8. Subpart 803.8 - Limitation on the Payment of Funds to Influence Federal Transactions
      1. 803.804  Policy.
      2. 803.806  Processing suspected violations.
    9. Subpart 803.70 - Contractor Responsibility to Avoid Improper Business Practices
      1. 803.7000  Display of the VA Hotline poster.
      2. 803.7001  Contract clause.
  4. Part 804 - Administrative Matters
    1. Subpart 804.1 - Contract Execution
      1. 804.101  Contracting officer’s signature.
        1. 804.1103-70  Vendor Information Pages database.
  5. Part 805 - Publicizing Contract Actions
    1. Subpart 805.2 - Synopses of Proposed Contract Actions
      1. 805.202  Exceptions.
      2. 805.205  Special situations.
      3. 805.207  Preparation and transmittal of synopses.
  6. Part 806 - Competition Requirements
    1. Subpart 806.1 - Full and Open Competition
      1. 806.102 - Full and Open Competition
    2. Subpart 806.2 - Full and Open Competition After Exclusion of Sources
        1. 806.203-70  VA set-asides for verified Veteran-owned small businesses using the VA Rule of Two.
    3. Subpart 806.3 - Other Than Full and Open Competition
      1. 806.302  Circumstances permitting other than full and open competition.
        1. 806.302-5  Authorized or required by statute.
        2. 806.302-5-70  Noncompetitive procedures for verified small business concerns owned and controlled by Veterans.
        3. 806.302-7  Public interest.
      2. 806.304  [Reserved]
    4. Subpart 806.5 - Competition Advocates
      1. 806.501  Requirement.
      2. 806.570  Planning requirements.
  7. Part 807 - Acquisition Planning
    1. Subpart 807.1 - Acquisition Plans
      1. 807.103  Agency-head responsibilities.
    2. Subpart 807.3 - Contractor Versus Government Performance
      1. 807.300  Scope of subpart.
        1. 807.304-77  Right of first refusal.
  8. Part 808 - Required Sources of Supplies and Services
      1. 808.002  Priorities for use of mandatory Government sources.
        1. 808.004-70  Use of non-mandatory sources by VA.
    1. Subpart 808.4 - Federal Supply Schedules
      1. 808.402  General.
        1. 808.404-70  Use of Federal Supply Schedules—the Veterans First Contracting Program.
        2. 808.405-2  Ordering procedure for services requiring a statement of work.
        3. 808.405-5-70  Small business set-asides—the Veterans First Contracting Program.
        4. 808.405-70  VA Rule of Two ordering procedures for Federal Supply Schedules—the Veterans First Contracting Program.
    2. Subpart 808.6 - Acquisition From Federal Prison Industries, Inc. (FPI)
      1. 808.603  Purchase Priorities.
    3. Subpart 808.8 - Acquisition of Printing and Related Supplies
      1. 808.802  Policy.
  9. Part 809 - Contractor Qualifications
    1. Subpart 809.1 - Responsible Prospective Contractors
      1. 809.104  Standards.
        1. 809.104-2  Special standards.
      2. 809.106  Pre-award surveys.
        1. 809.106-1  Conditions for pre-award surveys.
    2. Subpart 809.2 - Qualifications Requirements
      1. 809.201  Definitions.
      2. 809.202  Policy.
      3. 809.204 Responsibilities for establishment of a qualification requirement.
      4. 809.206  Acquisitions subject to qualification requirements.
        1. 809.206-1  General.
      5. 809.270  Qualified products for convenience/labor-saving foods.
    3. Subpart 809.4 - Debarment, Suspension, and Ineligibility
      1. 809.400  Scope of subpart.
      2. 809.402  Policy.
      3. 809.405  Effect of listing.
        1. 809.405-1  Continuation of current contracts.
        2. 809.405-2  Restrictions on subcontracting.
      4. 809.406  Debarment.
        1. 809.406-1  General.
        2. 809.406-2  Cause for debarment.
        3. 809.406-3  Procedures.
        4. 809.406-4  Period of debarment.
      5. 809.407  Suspension.
        1. 809.407-1  General.
        2. 809.407-3  Procedures.
      6. 809.470  Fact-finding procedures.
    4. Subpart 809.5 - Organizational and Consultant Conflicts of Interest
      1. 809.503  Waiver
      2. 809.504  Contracting officer responsibilities.
      3. 809.507  Solicitation provisions and contract clause.
        1. 809.507-1  Solicitation provisions.
  10. Part 810 - Market Research
        1. 810.001-70  Market research policy.
      1. 810.002  Market research procedures.
  11. Part 811 - Describing Agency Needs
      1. 811.001  Definitions.
    1. Subpart 811.1 - Selecting and Developing Requirements Documents
      1. 811.103  Market acceptance.
        1. 811.103-70  Technical industry standards.
      2. 811.104  Use of brand name or equal purchase descriptions.
        1. 811.104-70  Brand name or equal purchase descriptions.
        2. 811.104-71  Purchase description clauses.
        3. 811.104-72  Limited application of brand name or equal.
        4. 811.104-73  Bid samples.
        5. 811.104-74  Bid evaluation and award.
        6. 811.104-75  Procedure for negotiated procurements.
      3. 811.105  Items peculiar to one manufacturer.
      4. 811.107  Contract clauses.
    2. Subpart 811.2 - Using and Maintaining Requirements Documents
      1. 811.202  Maintenance of standardization documents.
      2. 811.204  Contract clause.
    3. Subpart 811.4 - Delivery or Performance Schedules
      1. 811.404  Contract clause.
    4. Subpart 811.5 - Liquidated Damages
      1. 811.501  Policy.
      2. 811.503  Contract clause.
    5. Subpart 811.6 - Priorities and Allocations
      1. 811.602  General.
  12. Part 812 - Acquisition of Commercial Items
    1. Subpart 812.1 - Acquisition of Commercial Items - General
      1. 812.102  Applicability.
        1. 812.102-70 Applicability of Veterans preferences.
    2. Subpart 812.3 - Solicitation Provisions and Contract Clauses for the Acquisition of Commercial Items
      1. 812.301  Solicitation provisions and contract clauses for the acquisition of commercial items.
      2. 812.302  Tailoring of provisions and clauses for the acquisition of commercial items.
  13. Part 813 - Simplified Acquisition Procedures
        1. 813.003-70  Policy.
    1. Subpart 813.1 - Procedures
      1. 813.102  Source list.
      2. 813.106  Soliciting competition, evaluation of quotations or offers, award and documentation.
        1. 813.106-3  Award and documentation.
        2. 813.106-70  Soliciting competition, evaluation of quotations or offers, award and documentation – the Veterans First Contracting Program.
    2. Subpart 813.2 - Actions at or Below the Micro-Purchase Threshold
      1. 813.203  Purchase guidelines.
    3. Subpart 813.3 - Simplified Acquisition Methods
      1. 813.302  Purchase orders.
        1. 813.302-5  Clauses.
      2. 813.307  Forms.
  14. Part 814 - Sealed Bidding
    1. Subpart 814.1 - Use of Sealed Bidding
      1. 814.104  Types of contracts.
        1. 814.104-70  Fixed-price contracts with escalation.
    2. Subpart 814.2 - Solicitation of Bids
      1. 814.201  Preparation of invitations for bids.
        1. 814.201-6  Solicitation provisions.
      2. 814.203  Methods of soliciting bids.
        1. 814.203-1  Transmittal to prospective bidders.
      3. 814.204  Records of invitations for bids and records of bids.
      4. 814.208  Amendment of invitation for bids.
    3. Subpart 814.3 - Submission of Bids
      1. 814.301  Responsiveness of bids.
      2. 814.302  Bid submission.
      3. 814.304  Submission, modification, and withdrawal of bids.
    4. Subpart 814.4 - Opening of Bids and Award of Contract
      1. 814.401  Receipt and safeguarding of bids.
      2. 814.402  Opening of bids.
      3. 814.403  Recording of bids.
      4. 814.404  Rejection of bids.
        1. 814.404-1  Cancellation of invitations after opening.
        2. 814.404-2  Rejection of individual bids.
        3. 814.404-70  Questions involving the responsiveness of a bid.
      5. 814.407  Mistakes in bids.
        1. 814.407-3  Other mistakes disclosed before award.
        2. 814.407-4  Mistakes after award.
      6. 814.408  Award.
        1. 814.408-70  Award when only one bid is received.
        2. 814.408-71  Recommendation for award (construction).
      7. 814.409  Information to bidders.
  15. Part 815 Contracting by Negotiation
    1. Subpart 815.3 - Source Selection
      1. 815.303  Responsibilities.
      2. 815.304  Evaluation factors and significant subfactors.
        1. 815.304-70  Evaluation factor commitments.
        2. 815.304-71  Solicitation provision and clause.
    2. Subpart 815.4 - Contract Pricing
      1. 815.404  Proposal analysis.
        1. 815.404-1  Proposal analysis techniques.
        2. 815.404-2  Information to support proposal analysis.
    3. Subpart 815.6 - Unsolicited Proposals
      1. 815.604  Department points of contact.
      2. 815.606  Department procedures.
        1. 815.606-1  Receipt and initial review.
  16. Part 816 - Types of Contracts
    1. Subpart 816.1 - Selecting Contract Types
      1. 816.102  Policies.
    2. Subpart 816.5 - Indefinite-Delivery Contracts
      1. 816.504  [Reserved]
      2. 816.505  Ordering
    3. Subpart 816.70 - Unauthorized Agreements
      1. 816.7001  Letters of availability.
  17. Part 817 - Special Contracting Methods
    1. Subpart 817.1 - Multi-year Contracting
      1. 817.105  Policy.
        1. 817.105-1  Uses.
    2. Subpart 817.2 - Options
      1. 817.202  Use of options.
      2. 817.204  Contracts.
    3. Subpart 817.4 - Leader Company Contracting
      1. 817.402  Limitations.
    4. Subpart 817.5 - Interagency Acquisitions Under the Economy Act
      1. 817.501  General.
  18. Part 819 - Small Business Program
    1. Subpart 819.1 - Size Standards
      1. 819.102  Size Standards.
    2. Subpart 819.2 - Policies
      1. 819.201  General policy.
      2. 819.202  Specific policies.
        1. 819.202-1  Encouraging small business participation in acquisitions.
        2. 819.202-5  Data collection and reporting requirements.
        3. 819.202-70  HCA responsibilities.
        4. 819.202-71  Additional contracting officer responsibilities.
        5. 819.202-72  [Reserved].
        6. 819.203-70  Priority for service-disabled Veteran-owned small business/Veteran-owned small business contracting preferences.
    3. Subpart 819.3 - Determination of Small Business Status for Small Business Programs
      1. 819.307  SDVOSB/VOSB Small Business Status Protests.
    4. Subpart 819.5 - Set-Asides For Small Business
        1. 819.501-70  General principles for setting aside VA acquisitions.
      1. 819.502  Setting aside acquisitions.
        1. 819.502-2  Total small business set-asides.
        2. 819.502-3  Partial set-asides.
        3. 819.502-4  Multiple-award contracts and small business set-asides.
    5. Subpart 819.6 - Certificates of Competency and Determinations of Responsibility
      1. 819.602  Procedures.
        1. 819.602-3  Resolving differences between VA and the Small Business Administration.
    6. Subpart 819.7 - The Small Business Subcontracting Program
      1. 819.704  Subcontracting plan requirements.
      2. 819.705  Appeal of Contracting Officer Decisions.
      3. 819.709  Contract clause.
    7. Subpart 819.8 - Contracting with the Small Business Administration (The 8(a) Program)
      1. 819.800  General.
    8. Subpart 819.70 - Veteran-Owned and Operated Small Businesses
      1. 819.7001  General.
      2. 819.7002  Applicability.
      3. 819.7003  Eligibility.
      4. 819.7004  Contracting order of priority.
      5. 819.7005  VA service-disabled Veteran-owned small business set-aside procedures.
      6. 819.7006  VA Veteran-owned small business set-aside procedures.
      7. 819.7007  Sole source awards to a verified service-disabled Veteran-owned small business.
      8. 819.7008  Sole source awards to a verified Veteran-owned small business.
      9. 819.7009  Contract clauses.
    9. Subpart 819.71 - VA Mentor-Protégé Program
      1. 819.7101  Purpose.
      2. 819.7102  Definitions.
      3. 819.7103  Non-affiliation.
      4. 819.7104  General policy.
      5. 819.7105  Incentives for prime contractor participation.
      6. 819.7106  Eligibility of Mentor and Protégé firms.
      7. 819.7107  Selection of Protégé firms.
      8. 819.7108  Application process.
      9. 819.7109  VA review of application.
      10. 819.7110  Developmental assistance.
      11. 819.7111  Obligations under the Mentor-Protégé Program.
      12. 819.7112  Internal controls.
      13. 819.7113  Reports.
      14. 819.7114  Measurement of program success.
      15. 819.7115  Solicitation provisions.
  19. Part 822 - Application of Labor Laws to Government Acquisitions
    1. Subpart 822.3 - Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act
      1. 822.304  Variations, tolerances, and exemptions.
      2. 822.305  Contract clause.
    2. Subpart 822.4 - Labor Standards for Contracts Involving Construction
      1. 822.406  Administration and enforcement.
        1. 822.406-11  Contract terminations.
  20. Part 823 – [Reserved]
  21. Part 824 - Protection of Privacy and Freedom of Information
    1. Subpart 824.1 - Protection of Individual Privacy
      1. 824.102  General.
    2. Subpart 824.2 - Freedom of Information Act
      1. 824.203  Policy.
  22. Part 825 - Foreign Acquisition
    1. Subpart 825.1 - Buy American Act - Supplies
      1. 825.103  Exceptions.
      2. 825.104  Nonavailable articles.
    2. Subpart 825.2 - Buy American Act - Construction Materials
      1. 825.202  Exceptions.
      2. 825.205  Post-award determinations.
    3. Subpart 825.6 - Trade Sanctions
      1. 825.602  Exceptions.
    4. Subpart 825.8 - Other International Agreements and Coordination
      1. 825.870  Technical assistance.
    5. Subpart 825.9 - Customs and Duties
      1. 825.902  Procedures.
        1. 825.902-70  Technical assistance.
    6. Subpart 825.10 - Additional Foreign Acquisition Regulations
      1. 825.1001  Waiver of right to examination of records.
    7. Subpart 825.11 - Solicitation Provisions and Contract Clauses
      1. 825.1102  Acquisition of construction.
  23. Part 826 – [Reserved]
  24. Part 828 - Bonds and Insurance
    1. Subpart 828.1 - Bonds and Other Financial Protections
      1. 828.101  Bid guarantees.
        1. 828.101-2  Solicitation provision or contract clause.
        2. 828.101-70  Safekeeping and return of bid guarantee.
      2. 828.106  Administration.
        1. 828.106-6  Furnishing information.
        2. 828.106-70  Bond premium adjustment.
        3. 828.106-71  Assisting service-disabled Veteran-owned and Veteran-owned small businesses in obtaining bonding.
        4. 828.106-72  Contract provision.
    2. Subpart 828.2 - Sureties and Other Security for Bonds
      1. 828.203  Acceptability of individual sureties.
        1. 828.203-7  Exclusion of individual sureties.
    3. Subpart 828.3 - Insurance
      1. 828.306  Insurance under fixed-price contracts.
    4. Subpart 828.71 - Indemnification of Contractors, Medical Research or Development Contracts
      1. 828.7100  Scope of subpart.
      2. 828.7101  Approval for indemnification.
      3. 828.7102  Extent of indemnification.
      4. 828.7103  Financial protection.
  25. Part 829 - Taxes
      1. 829.000  Scope of part.
    1. Subpart 829.2 - Federal Excise Taxes
      1. 829.202  General exemptions.
        1. 829.202-70 Tax exemptions for alcohol products.
    2. Subpart 829.3 - State and Local Taxes
      1. 829.302  Application of State and local taxes to the Government.
        1. 829.302-70  Purchases made from patients’ funds.
  26. Part 830 – [Reserved]
  27. Part 831 - Contract Cost Principles and Procedures
    1. Subpart 831.70 - Contract Cost Principles and Procedures
      1. 831.7000  Scope of subpart.
      2. 831.7001  Allowable costs under cost reimbursement vocational rehabilitation and education contracts or agreements.
        1. 831.7001-1  Tuition.
        2. 831.7001-2  Special services or courses.
        3. 831.7001-3  Books, supplies, and equipment required to be personally owned.
        4. 831.7001-4  Medical services and hospital care.
        5. 831.7001-6  Consumable instructional supplies.
        6. 831.7001-7  Reimbursement for other supplies and services.
  28. Part 832 - Contract Financing
      1. 832.006  Reduction or suspension of contract payments upon finding of fraud.
        1. 832.006-1  General.
        2. 832.006-2  Definitions.
        3. 832.006-3  Responsibilities.
        4. 832.006-4  Procedures.
    1. Subpart 832.1 - Non-Commercial Item Purchase Financing
      1. 832.111  Contract clauses for non-commercial purchases.
    2. Subpart 832.2 - Commercial Item Purchase Financing
      1. 832.201  Statutory authority.
      2. 832.202  General.
        1. 832.202-1  Policy.
        2. 832.202-4  Security for Government financing.
    3. Subpart 832.4 - Advance Payments for Non-Commercial Items
      1. 832.402  General.
      2. 832.404  General.
    4. Subpart 832.5 - Progress Payments Based On Costs
      1. 832.502  Pre-award matters.
        1. 832.502-2  Contract finance office clearance.
    5. Subpart 832.8 - Assignment of Claims
      1. 832.805  Procedure.
        1. 832.805-70  Distribution/notification of assignment of claims.
    6. Subpart 832.9 - Prompt Payment
      1. 832.904  Determining payment due dates.
    7. Subpart 832.11 - Electronic Funds Transfer
      1. 832.1106  EFT mechanisms.
    8. Subpart 832.70 - Electronic Invoicing Requirements
      1. 832.7000  General.
      2. 832.7001  Definitions.
      3. 832.7002  Electronic Payment Requests.
        1. 832.7002-1  Data Transmission.
        2. 832.7002-2  Contract Clause.
  29. Part 833 - Protests, Disputes, and Appeals
    1. Subpart 833.1 - Protests
      1. 833.102  General.
      2. 833.103  Protests to VA.
      3. 833.104  Protests to GAO.
      4. 833.106  Solicitation provisions.
    2. Subpart 833.2 - Disputes and Appeals
      1. 833.209  Suspected fraudulent claims.
      2. 833.211  Contracting officer’s decision.
      3. 833.212  Contracting officer’s duties upon appeal.
      4. 833.213  Obligation to continue performance.
      5. 833.214  Alternative dispute resolution (ADR).
      6. 833.215  Contract clause.
  30. Part 836 - Construction and Architect-Engineer Contracts
    1. Subpart 836.2 - Special Aspects of Contracting for Construction
      1. 836.202  Specifications.
      2. 836.203  Government estimate of construction costs.
      3. 836.204  Disclosure of the magnitude of construction projects.
      4. 836.206  Liquidated damages.
      5. 836.209  Construction contracts with architect-engineer firms.
      6. 836.213  Special procedures for sealed bidding in construction contracting.
        1. 836.213-4  Notice of award.
        2. 836.213-70  Notice to proceed.
    2. Subpart 836.5 - Contract Clauses
      1. 836.500  Scope of subpart.
      2. 836.501  Performance of work by the contractor.
      3. 836.513  Accident prevention.
      4. 836.521  Specifications and drawings for construction.
      5. 836.570  Correspondence.
      6. 836.571  Reference to “standards.”
      7. 836.572  Government supervision.
      8. 836.573  Daily report of workers and materials.
      9. 836.574  Subcontracts and work coordination.
      10. 836.575  Schedule of work progress.
      11. 836.576  Supplementary labor standards provisions.
      12. 836.577  Worker’s compensation.
      13. 836.578  Changes - supplement.
      14. 836.579  Special notes.
    3. Subpart 836.6 - Architect-Engineer Services
      1. 836.602  Selection of firms for architect-engineer contracts.
        1. 836.602-1  Selection criteria.
        2. 836.602-2  Evaluation boards.
        3. 836.602-4  Selection authority.
        4. 836.602-5  Short selection process for contracts not to exceed the simplified acquisition threshold.
      2. 836.603  Collecting data on and appraising firms qualifications.
      3. 836.606  Negotiations.
        1. 836.606-70  General.
        2. 836.606-71  Architect-engineer’s proposal.
        3. 836.606-72  Contract price.
        4. 836.606-73  Application of 6 percent architect-engineer fee limitation.
  31. Part 837 - Service Contracting
    1. Subpart 837.1 - Service Contracts - General
      1. 837.103  Contracting officer responsibility.
      2. 837.110  Solicitation provisions and contract clauses.
        1. 837.110-70  Services provided to eligible beneficiaries.
    2. Subpart 837.2 - Advisory and Assistance Services
      1. 837.203  Policy.
    3. Subpart 837.4 - Nonpersonal Health Care Services
      1. 837.403  Contract clause.
    4. Subpart 837.70 - Mortuary Services
      1. 837.7001  General.
      2. 837.7002  List of qualified funeral directors.
      3. 837.7003  Funeral authorization.
      4. 837.7004  Administrative necessity.
      5. 837.7005  Unclaimed remains - all other cases.
  32. Part 839 – [Reserved]
  33. Part 841 - Acquisition of Utility Services
    1. Subpart 841.1 - General
      1. 841.100  Scope of part.
      2. 841.103  Statutory and delegated authority.
    2. Subpart 841.2 - Acquiring Utility Services
      1. 841.201  Policy.
  34. Part 842 - Contract Administration and Audit Services
      1. 842.000  Scope of part.
      2. 842.070  Definitions.
    1. Subpart 842.1 - Contract Audit Services
      1. 842.101  Contract audit responsibilities.
      2. 842.102  Assignment of contract audit services.
    2. Subpart 842.7 - Indirect Cost Rates
      1. 842.705  Final indirect cost rates.
    3. Subpart 842.8 - Disallowance of Costs
      1. 842.801  Notice of intent to disallow costs.
        1. 842.801-70  Audit assistance prior to disallowing costs.
      2. 842.803  Disallowing costs after incurrence.
    4. Subpart 842.12 - Novation and Change-of-Name Agreements
      1. 842.1203  Processing agreements.
  35. Part 844 – [Reserved]
  36. Part 846 - Quality Assurance
    1. Subpart 846.3 - Contract Clauses
      1. 846.302  Fixed-price supply contracts.
        1. 846.302-70  Guarantee clause.
        2. 846.302-71  Inspection.
        3. 846.302-72  Frozen processed foods.
        4. 846.302-73  Noncompliance with packaging, packing and/or marking requirements.
      2. 846.312  Construction contracts.
    2. Subpart 846.4 - Government Contract Quality Assurance
      1. 846.408  Single-agency assignments of Government contract quality assurance.
        1. 846.408-70  Inspection of subsistence.
        2. 846.408-71  Waiver of USDA inspection and specifications.
      2. 846.470  Use of commercial organizations for inspections and grading services.
      3. 846.471  Determination authority.
      4. 846.472  Inspection of repairs for properties under the Loan Guaranty and Direct Loan Programs.
        1. 846.472-1  Repairs of $1,000 or less.
        2. 846.472-2  Repairs in excess of $1,000.
    3. Subpart 846.7 - Warranties
      1. 846.710  Contract clauses.
        1. 846.710-70  Special warranties.
        2. 846.710-71  Warranty for construction - guarantee period services.
  37. Part 847 - Transportation
    1. Subpart 847.3 - Transportation in Supply Contracts
      1. 847.303  Standard delivery terms and contract clauses.
        1. 847.303-1  F.o.b. origin.
        2. 847.303-70  F.o.b. origin, freight prepaid, transportation charges to be included on the invoice.
      2. 847.305  Solicitation provisions, contract clauses, and transportation factors.
        1. 847.305-70  Potential destinations known but quantities unknown.
      3. 847.306  Transportation factors in the evaluation of offers.
        1. 847.306-70  Transportation payment and audit.
  38. Part 849 - Termination of Contracts
    1. Subpart 849.1 - General Principles
      1. 849.101  Authorities and responsibilities.
      2. 849.106  Fraud or other criminal conduct.
      3. 849.111  Review of proposed settlements.
        1. 849.111-70  Required review.
        2. 849.111-71  Submission of information.
  39. Part 852 - Solicitation Provisions and Contract Clauses
    1. Subpart 852.1 - Instructions for Using Provisions and Clauses
      1. 852.101  Using Part 852.
      2. 852.102  Incorporating provisions and clauses.
    2. Subpart 852.2 - Texts of Provisions and Clauses
        1. 852.203-70  Commercial advertising.
        2. 852.203-71  Display of Department of Veterans Affairs hotline poster.
        3. 852.207-70  Report of employment under commercial activities.
        4. 852.207-70  Report of employment under commercial activities.
        5. 852.209-70  Organizational conflicts of interest.
        6. 852.211-70  Service data manuals.
        7. 852.211-71  Special notice.
        8. 852.211-72  Technical industry standards.
        9. 852.211-73  Brand name or equal.
        10. 852.211-74  Liquidated damages.
        11. 852.211-75  Product specifications.
        12. 852.214-70  Caution to bidders - bid envelopes.
        13. 852.214-71  Restrictions on alternate item(s).
        14. 852.214-72  Alternate item(s).
        15. 852.214-73  Alternate packaging and packing.
        16. 852.214-74  Bid samples.
        17. 852.215-70  Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned and Veteran-Owned Small Business Evaluation Factors.
        18. 852.215-71  Evaluation Factor Commitments.
        19. 852.216-70  [Reserved]
        20. 852.219-9  VA Small Business Subcontracting Plan Minimum Requirements.
        21. 852.219-10  VA Notice of Total Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Set-Aside.
        22. 852.219-11  VA Notice of Total Veteran-Owned Small Business Set-Aside.
        23. 852.219-71  VA Mentor-Protégé Program.
        24. 852.219-72  Evaluation Factor for Participation in the VA Mentor-Protégé Program.
        25. 852.222-70  Contract Work-Hours and Safety Standards Act - nursing home care contract supplement.
        26. 852.228-70  Bond premium adjustment.
        27. 852.228-71  Indemnification and insurance.
        28. 852.228-72  Assisting Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned and Veteran-Owned Small Businesses in Obtaining Bonds.
        29. 852.229-70  Sales or use taxes.
        30. 852.229-71  [Reserved].
        31. 852.232-72  Electronic submission of payment requests.
        32. 852.233-70  Protest Content/Alternative Dispute Resolution.
        33. 852.233-71  Alternate protest procedure.
        34. 852.236-70  [Reserved].
        35. 852.236-71  Specifications and drawings for construction.
        36. 852.236-72  Performance of work by the contractor.
        37. 852.236-73  [Reserved].
        38. 852.236-74  Inspection of construction.
        39. 852.236-75  [Reserved].
        40. 852.236-76  Correspondence.
        41. 852.236-77  Reference to “standards”.
        42. 852.236-78  Government supervision.
        43. 852.236-79  Daily report of workers and material.
        44. 852.236-80  Subcontracts and work coordination.
        45. 852.236-81  [Reserved].
        46. 852.236-82  Payments under fixed-price construction contracts (without NAS).
        47. 852.236-83  Payments under fixed-price construction contracts (including NAS).
        48. 852.236-84  Schedule of work progress.
        49. 852.236-85  Supplementary labor standards provisions.
        50. 852.236-86  Workers’ Compensation.
        51. 852.236-87  Accident prevention.
        52. 852.236-88  Contract changes - supplement.
        53. 852.236-89  Buy American Act.
        54. 852.236-90  Restriction on submission and use of equal products.
        55. 852.236-91  Special notes.
        56. 852.237-7  Indemnification and Medical Liability Insurance.
        57. 852.237-70  Contractor responsibilities.
        58. 852.246-70  Guarantee.
        59. 852.246-71  Inspection.
        60. 852.246-72  Frozen processed foods.
        61. 852.246-73  Noncompliance with packaging, packing, and/or marking requirements.
        62. 852.246-74  Special warranties.
        63. 852.246-75  Warranty for construction - guarantee period services.
        64. 852.247-70  Determining transportation costs for bid evaluation.
        65. 852.252-70  Solicitation provisions or clauses incorporated by reference.
        66. 852.270-1  Representatives of contracting officers.
        67. 852.270-2  Bread and bakery products - quantities.
        68. 852.270-3  Purchase of shellfish.
        69. 852.271-70  Nondiscrimination in services provided to beneficiaries.
        70. 852.271-71  [Reserved].
        71. 852.271-72  Time spent by counselee in counseling process.
        72. 852.271-73  Use and publication of counseling results.
        73. 852.271-74  Inspection.
        74. 852.271-75  Extension of contract period.
        75. 852.273-70  Late offers.
        76. 852.273-71  Alternative negotiation techniques.
        77. 852.273-72  Alternative evaluation.
        78. 852.273-73  Evaluation - health-care resources.
        79. 852.273-74  Award without exchanges.
  40. Part 853 - Forms
      1. 853.000  Scope of part.
    1. Subpart 853.1 - General
      1. 853.107  Obtaining forms.
    2. Subpart 853.2 - Prescription of Forms
      1. 853.201  Federal acquisition system.
        1. 853.201-1  Contracting authority and responsibilities (SF 1402).
      2. 853.213  Simplified acquisition procedures(SF’s 18, 30, 44, 1165, 1449, and OF’s 336, 347, and 348).
      3. 853.215  Contracting by negotiation.
        1. 853.215-70  VA Form 10-1170, Application for Furnishing Nursing Home Care to Beneficiaries of VA.
      4. 853.236  Construction and architect-engineer contracts.
        1. 853.236-70  VA Form 10-6298, Architect-Engineer Fee Proposal.
      5. 853.271  Loan Guaranty, Education and Vocational Rehabilitation and Counseling Programs.
        1. 853.271-1  Loan Guaranty Program (VA Forms 26-6724 and 26-1839).
        2. 853.271-2  Education Programs.
    3. Subpart 853.3 - Illustration of Forms
      1. 853.300  Scope of subpart.
  41. Part 870 - Special Procurement Controls
    1. Subpart 870.1 - Controls
      1. 870.111  Subsistence.
        1. 870.111-3  Contract clauses.
        2. 870.111-5  Frozen processed food products.
      2. 870.112  Telecommunications equipment.
      3. 870.113  Paid use of conference facilities.
      4. 870.115  Food service equipment.
  42. Part 871 - Loan Guaranty and Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Programs
    1. Subpart 871.1 - Loan Guaranty and Direct Loan Programs
      1. 871.100  Scope of subpart.
      2. 871.101  Policy.
      3. 871.102  Authorization for repairs to properties.
      4. 871.104  Qualification of bidders.
      5. 871.106  Lien waivers.
      6. 871.107  Stipulations against liens.
    2. Subpart 871.2 - Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Service
      1. 871.200  Scope of subpart.
      2. 871.201  General.
        1. 871.201-1  Requirements for the use of contracts.
        2. 871.201-2  Requirements when contracts are not required.
        3. 871.201-3  Medical services.
        4. 871.201-4  Letter contracts.
      3. 871.202  Marking and release of supplies.
      4. 871.203  Renewals or supplements to contracts.
      5. 871.204  Guaranteed payment.
      6. 871.205  Proration of charges.
      7. 871.206  Other fees and charges.
      8. 871.207  Payment of tuition or fees.
      9. 871.208  Rehabilitation facilities.
      10. 871.209  Records and reports.
      11. 871.210  Correspondence courses.
      12. 871.211  Information concerning correspondence courses.
      13. 871.212  Contract clauses.
  43. Part 872 – [Reserved]
  44. Part 873 - Simplified Acquisition Procedures for Health-Care Resources
      1. 873.101  Policy.
      2. 873.102  Definitions.
      3. 873.103  Priority sources.
      4. 873.104  Competition requirements.
      5. 873.105  Acquisition planning.
      6. 873.106  Presolicitation exchanges with industry.
      7. 873.107  Socioeconomic programs.
      8. 873.108  Publicizing contract actions.
      9. 873.109  General requirements for acquisition of health-care resources.
      10. 873.110  Solicitation provisions.
      11. 873.111  Acquisition strategies for health-care resources.
      12. 873.112  Evaluation information.
      13. 873.113  Exchanges with offerors.
      14. 873.114  Best value pool.
      15. 873.115  Proposal revisions.
      16. 873.116  Source selection decision.
      17. 873.117  Award to successful offeror.
      18. 873.118  Debriefings.