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DARS PART 13 -- SIMPLIFIED ACQUISITION PROCEDURES



PART 13 -- SIMPLIFIED ACQUISITION PROCEDURES

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SUBPART 13.1 – PROCEDURES

13.106-3 Award and documentation.

SUBPART 13.2 – ACTIONS AT OR BELOW THE MICRO-PURCHASE THRESHOLD

213.270 Use of the Governmentwide commercial purchase card.

SUBPART 13.3 -- SIMPLIFIED ACQUISITION METHODS

13.301 Government-wide commercial purchase card.

13.303 Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPAs)

SUBPART 13.5 --

13.501 Special documentation requirements.

PART 13 -- SIMPLIFIED ACQUISITION PROCEDURES

SUBPART 13.1 – PROCEDURES

13.106-3 Award and documentation.

(d) Request for information. If a supplier requests information on an award that was based on factors other than price alone, the information at FAR 15.503(b)(1) shall be provided.

(S-90) Documenting the Basis for Award - Inquiry/Quote/Order (I/Q/O) Process. An I/Q/O Price Negotiation Memorandum (PNM) for Communication Service Authorizations (CSAs) shall be prepared for all I/Q/O contracting actions and included in the official contract file. This I/Q/O PNM is applicable for use on telecommunication services and equipment accomplished using the I/Q/O process or the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Allied Long Lines Agency (ALLA)/National Allied Long Lines Agency (NALLA) circuit demand process under the threshold for the test program for certain commercial items of $7M. The I/Q/O PNM fulfills

the documentation requirements in FAR 13.106-3 and provides the determination of fair and reasonable pricing.

** The I/Q/O PNM for Communication Service Authorizations (CSAs) template is located at https://www.ditco.disa.mil/DitcoContractingTemplates/doku.php?id=price_negotiation_memora ndum_pnm_templates.

(S-91) Approval of I/Q/O PNM. Approval at the contracting officer level is required for the I/Q/O PNM. The contracting officer must sign the summary before the award of the order/modification and place a copy in the official contract file.

SUBPART 13.2 – ACTIONS AT OR BELOW THE MICRO-PURCHASE THRESHOLD

213.270 Use of the Governmentwide commercial purchase card.

(b)(2) The Chief, DITCO-Scott and the Chief, DITCO-Pacific are delegated the authority to make the written determination required by DFARS 213.270(b)(1) for applicable actions at their respective field office locations.

SUBPART 13.3 -- SIMPLIFIED ACQUISITION METHODS

13.301 Government-wide commercial purchase card.

(S-90) References:

(1) DISA Commercial Purchase Card Program Deskbook

(2) DoD Purchase Card Program Management Office

(S-91) Using the Government-wide commercial purchase card to acquire and pay for supplies and services does not "exempt" DISA from the Economy Act. See FAR/DARS Subpart 17.5 for Economy Act applicability.

(S-92) Procedures. The HCA is responsible for developing and maintaining Agency purchase card procedures. The DISA commercial purchase card procedures are incorporated into the Commercial Purchase Card Program Deskbook located at http://www.ditco.disa.mil/hq/deskbooks.asp.

13.303 Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPAs)

13.303-4 Clauses.

(S-90) Insert the clause at 52.216-9000, Ordering Procedures for External Agencies in solicitations and agreements when a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) is contemplated and external agencies will be permitted to place orders directly against the BPA.

SUBPART 13.5 -- SIMPLIFIED PROCEDURES FOR CERTAIN COMMERCIAL ITEMS

13.501 Special documentation requirements.

(a)(1)(ii) If a justification and approval is required, follow DARS Part 6 and the J&A Template at https://www.ditco.disa.mil/DitcoContractingTemplates/doku.php?id=j_a_templates.

(S-90) See DARS 6.303-90 for amended justification requirements.

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