PART 13 -- SIMPLIFIED ACQUISITION PROCEDURES
TABLE OF CONTENTS
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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(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.