EPAAR Table of Contents


  1. EPAAR PART 1501—GENERAL
      1. 1501.000 Scope of part.
    1. Subpart 1501.1—Purpose, Authority, Issuance
      1. 1501.101 Purpose.
      2. 1501.104 Applicability.
      3. 1501.105 Issuance.
        1. 1501.105-1 Publication and code arrangement.
        2. 1501.105-2 Arrangement of regulations.
        3. 1501.105-3 Copies.
    2. Subpart 1501.3—Agency Acquisition Regulations
      1. 1501.301 Policy.
      2. 1501.370 OMB approvals under the Paperwork Reduction Act.
    3. Subpart 1501.4—Deviations
      1. 1501.401 Definition.
      2. 1501.403 Individual deviations.
      3. 1501.404 Class deviations.
    4. Subpart 1501.6—Contracting Authority and Responsibilities
        1. 1501.602-3 Ratification of unauthorized commitments.
      1. 1501.603 Selection, appointment, and termination of appointment.
        1. 1501.603-1 General.
  2. EPAAR PART 1502—DEFINITION OF WORDS AND TERMS
    1. Subpart 1502.1—Definitions
      1. 1502.100 Definitions.
  3. EPAAR PART 1503--IMPROPER BUSINESS PRACTICES AND PERSONAL CONFLICTS OF INTEREST
      1. 1503.000 Scope of part.
    1. Subpart 1503.1--Safeguards
        1. 1503.101-370 Financial conflicts of interest and loss of impartiality.
        2. 1503.104-4 Disclosure, protection, and marking of contractor bid or proposal information and source selection information.
    2. Subpart 1503.6--Contracts With Government Employees or Organizations Owned or Controlled by Them
        1. 1503.600-70 Scope of subpart.
        2. 1503.600-71 Definitions.
      1. 1503.601 Policy.
      2. 1503.602 Exceptions.
      3. 1503.670 Disclosure provision.
    3. Subpart 1503.9--Whistleblower Protections for Contractor Employees
      1. 1503.905 Procedures for investigating complaints.
    4. Subpart 1503.10--Contractor Code of Business Ethics and Conduct
      1. 1503.1002 Policy.
      2. 1503.1003 Requirements.
      3. 1503.1004 Contract clause.
  4. EPAAR PART 1504—ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS
    1. Subpart 1504.6—Contract Reporting
      1. 1504.670 [Reserved]
    2. Subpart 1504.8—Contract Files
      1. 1504.804 Closeout of contract files.
        1. 1504.804-5 Detailed procedures for closing out contract files.
  5. EPAAR PART 1505—PUBLICIZING CONTRACT ACTIONS
      1. 1505.000 Scope of part.
    1. Subpart 1505.2—Synopses of Proposed Contract Actions
      1. 1505.202 Exceptions.
      2. 1505.203 Publicizing and response time.
      3. 1505.271 [Reserved]
    2. Subpart 1505.5—Paid Advertisement [Reserved]
  6. EPAAR PART 1506—COMPETITION REQUIREMENTS
      1. 1506.000 Scope of part.
    1. Subpart 1506.2—Full and Open Competition After Exclusion of Sources [Reserved]
    2. Subpart 1506.3—Other Than Full and Open Competition
        1. 1506.302-5 Authorized or required by statute.
        2. 1506.303-2 Content.
  7. EPAAR PART 1508—REQUIRED SOURCES OF SUPPLY
    1. Subpart 1508.8—Acquisition of Printing and Related Supplies
      1. 1508.870 Contract clause.
  8. EPAAR PART 1509—CONTRACTOR QUALIFICATIONS
      1. 1509.000 Scope of part.
    1. Subpart 1509.1—[Removed]
    2. Subpart 1509.4—Debarment, Suspension and Ineligibility
      1. 1509.403 Definitions.
      2. 1509.406 Debarment.
        1. 1509.406-3 Procedures.
      3. 1509.407 Suspension.
        1. 1509.407-3 Procedures.
    3. Subpart 1509.5—Organizational Conflicts of Interests
      1. 1509.500 Scope of subpart.
      2. 1509.502 Applicability.
      3. 1509.503 Waiver.
        1. 1509.505-4 Obtaining access to proprietary information.
        2. 1509.505-70 Information sources.
        3. 1509.507-1 Solicitation provisions.
        4. 1509.507-2 Contract clause.
  9. EPAAR PART 1511—DESCRIBING AGENCY NEEDS
      1. 1511.000 Scope of part.
      2. 1511.011 Solicitation Provisions and Contract Clauses.
        1. 1511.011-70 Reports of work.
        2. 1511.011-71 [Reserved]
        3. 1511.011-72 Monthly progress report.
        4. 1511.011-73 Level of effort.
        5. 1511.011-74 Contract clause.
        6. 1511.011-75 Working files.
        7. 1511.011-76 Legal analysis.
        8. 1511.011-77 Final reports.
        9. 1511.011-78 Advisory and assistance services.
        10. 1511.011-79 Information resources management.
  10. EPAAR PART 1513—SIMPLIFIED ACQUISITION PROCEDURES
      1. 1513.000 Scope of part.
    1. Subpart 1513.1—General
      1. 1513.170 Competition exceptions and justification for sole source simplified acquisition procedures.
        1. 1513.170-1 Contents of sole source justifications.
    2. Subpart 1513.4—Imprest Fund [Reserved]
    3. Subpart 1513.5—Purchase Orders
      1. 1513.505 Purchase order and related forms.
      2. 1513.507 Clauses.
  11. EPAAR PART 1514—SEALED BIDDING
    1. Subpart 1514.2—Solicitation of Bids
      1. 1514.201 Preparation of invitations for bids.
        1. 1514.201-6 Solicitation provisions.
        2. 1514.201-7 Contract clauses.
      2. 1514.205 Solicitation mailing lists.
    2. Subpart 1514.4—Opening of Bids and Award of Contract
      1. 1514.404 Rejection of bids.
      2. 1514.406 Mistakes in bids.
  12. EPAAR PART 1515—CONTRACTING BY NEGOTIATION
      1. 1515.000 Scope of part.
    1. Subpart 1515.2—Solicitation and Receipt of Proposals and Information
      1. 1515.209 Solicitation provisions and contract clauses.
    2. Subpart 1515.4—Contract Pricing
        1. 1515.404-4 Profit.
        2. 1515.404-470 Policy.
        3. 1515.404-471 EPA structured approach for developing profit or fee objectives.
        4. 1515.404-472 Other methods.
        5. 1515.404-473 Limitations.
        6. 1515.404-474 Waivers.
        7. 1515.404-475 Cost realism.
      1. 1515.408 Solicitation provisions and contract clauses.
    3. Subpart 1515.6—Unsolicited Proposals
      1. 1515.604 Agency points of contact.
        1. 1515.606-70 Contracting methods.
  13. EPAAR PART 1516—TYPES OF CONTRACTS
    1. Subpart 1516.3—Cost-Reimbursement Contracts
        1. 1516.301-70 Payment of fee.
      1. 1516.303 Cost-sharing contracts.
        1. 1516.303-71 Definition.
        2. 1516.303-72 Policy.
        3. 1516.303-73 Types of cost-sharing.
        4. 1516.303-74 Determining the value of in-kind contributions.
        5. 1516.303-75 Amount of cost-sharing.
        6. 1516.303-76 Fee on cost-sharing contracts by subcontractors.
        7. 1516.303-77 Administrative requirements.
      2. 1516.307 Contract clauses.
      3. 1516.370 Solicitation provision.
    2. Subpart 1516.4—Incentive Contracts
        1. 1516.401-1 General.
        2. 1516.401-70 Award term incentives.
        3. 1516.401-270 Definition.
        4. 1516.405-2 Cost-plus-award-fee contracts.
        5. 1516.405-270 Definitions.
        6. 1516.405-271 Limitations.
        7. 1516.405-272 Waiver.
      1. 1516.406 Contract clauses.
    3. Subpart 1516.5—Indefinite-Delivery Contracts
      1. 1516.505 Contract clauses.
    4. Subpart 1516.6—Time-and-Materials, Labor-Hour, and Letter Contracts
      1. 1516.603 Letter Contracts.
        1. 1516.603-1 What is a Notice to Proceed?
        2. 1516.603-2 What are the requirements for use of an NTP?
        3. 1516.603-3 Limitations.
  14. EPAAR PART 1517—SPECIAL CONTRACTING METHODS
    1. Subpart 1517.2—Options
      1. 1517.204 Contracts.
      2. 1517.207 Exercise of options.
      3. 1517.208 Solicitation provisions and contract clauses.
  15. EPAAR PART 1519—SMALL BUSINESS PROGRAMS
    1. Subpart 1519.2—Policies
      1. 1519.201 Policy.
        1. 1519.201-71 Director of the Office of Small Business Programs.
        2. 1519.201-72 Small business specialists.
        3. 1519.202-5 [Reserved]
      2. 1519.203 Mentor-protégé.
      3. 1519.204 [Reserved]
    2. Subpart 1519.5—Set-Asides for Small Business
      1. 1519.501 Review of acquisitions.
      2. 1519.503 Class set-aside for construction.
    3. Subpart 1519.7—The Small Business Subcontracting Program
        1. 1519.705-2 Determining the need for a subcontract plan.
        2. 1519.705-4 Reviewing the subcontracting plan.
        3. 1519.705-70 Synopsis of contracts containing Pub. L. 95-507 subcontracting plans and goals.
  16. EPAAR PART 1520—LABOR SURPLUS AREA CONCERNS
    1. Subpart 1520.1—General [Reserved]
    2. Subpart 1520.3—Labor Surplus Area Subcontracting Program [Reserved]
  17. EPAAR PART 1522—APPLICATION OF LABOR LAWS TO GOVERNMENT ACQUISITIONS
    1. Subpart 1522.1—[Removed]
    2. Subpart 1522.6—[Removed]
    3. Subpart 1522.8—Equal Employment Opportunity
      1. 1522.803 Responsibilities.
      2. 1522.804 Affirmative action programs.
        1. 1522.804-2 Construction.
    4. Subpart 1522.10—Service Contract Act of 1965 [Reserved]
    5. Subpart 1522.13—Special Disabled and Vietnam Era Veterans [Reserved]
    6. Subpart 1522.14—Employment of the Handicapped [Reserved]
  18. EPAAR PART 1523—ENVIRONMENTAL, CONSERVATION, OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY, AND DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE
    1. Subpart 1523.3—Hazardous Material and Material Safety Data
      1. 1523.303 Contract clause.
        1. 1523.303-70 Protection of human subjects.
        2. 1523.303-71 Decontamination of Government-furnished property.
        3. 1523.303-72 Use and care of laboratory animals.
    2. Subpart 1523.7—Contracting for Environmentally Preferable Products and Services
      1. 1523.703 Policies and procedures.
        1. 1523.703-1 Acquisition of environmentally preferable meeting and conference facilities and services.
  19. EPAAR PART 1524—PROTECTION OF PRIVACY AND FREEDOM OF INFORMATION
    1. Subpart 1524.1—Protection of Individual Privacy
      1. 1524.104 Solicitation provisions.
    2. Subpart 1524.2—Freedom of Information Act [Reserved]
  20. EPAAR PART 1525—FOREIGN ACQUISITION
    1. Subpart 1525.1—Buy American Act—Supplies [Reserved]
  21. EPAAR PART 1527—PATENTS, DATA, AND COPYRIGHTS
    1. Subpart 1527.4—Rights in Data and Copyrights
      1. 1527.404 Basic rights in data clause.
      2. 1527.409 Solicitation provisions and contract clauses.
  22. EPAAR PART 1528—BONDS AND INSURANCE
    1. Subpart 1528.3—Insurance
      1. 1528.301 Insurance liability to third persons.
  23. EPAAR PART 1529—TAXES
    1. Subpart 1529.3—State and Local Taxes
      1. 1529.303 Application of State and local taxes to Government contractors and subcontractors.
    2. Subpart 1529.4 [Reserved]
  24. EPAAR PART 1530—COST ACCOUNTING STANDARDS
    1. Subpart 1530.3—CAS Contract Requirements [Reserved]
  25. EPAAR PART 1532—CONTRACT FINANCING
      1. 1532.003 Simplified acquisition procedures financing.
      2. 1532.006 Reduction or suspension of contract payments upon finding of fraud.
        1. 1532.006-1 General.
        2. 1532.006-2 Definitions.
        3. 1532.006-3 Responsibilities.
    1. Subpart 1532.1—General
      1. 1532.102 Description of contract financing methods.
      2. 1532.111 Contract clauses.
      3. 1532.170 Forms.
    2. Subpart 1532.2—Commercial Item Purchase Financing
      1. 1532.201 Statutory authority.
    3. Subpart 1532.4—Advance Payments [Reserved]
    4. Subpart 1532.8—Assignment of Claims
      1. 1532.805 Procedure.
        1. 1532.805-70 Forms.
    5. Subpart 1532.9—Prompt Payment
      1. 1532.908 Contract clauses.
  26. EPAAR PART 1533—PROTESTS, DISPUTES AND APPEALS
    1. Subpart 1533.1—Protests
      1. 1533.103 Protests to the Agency.
    2. Subpart 1533.2—Disputes and Appeals
      1. 1533.203 Applicability.
  27. EPAAR PART 1535—RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CONTRACTING
      1. 1535.007 Solicitations.
        1. 1535.007-70 Contract clauses.
  28. EPAAR PART 1536—CONSTRUCTION AND ARCHITECT-ENGINEER CONTRACTS
    1. Subpart 1536.2—Special Aspects of Contracting for Construction
      1. 1536.209 Construction contracts with architect-engineer firms.
    2. Subpart 1536.5—Contract Clauses
      1. 1536.521 Specifications and drawings for construction.
    3. Subpart 1536.6—Architect-Engineer Services
      1. 1536.602 Selection of firms for architect-engineer contracts.
        1. 1536.602-2 Establishment of evaluation boards.
  29. EPAAR PART 1537—SERVICE CONTRACTING
    1. Subpart 1537.1—Service Contracts—General
      1. 1537.110 Solicitation provisions and contract clauses.
  30. EPAAR PART 1542—CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION
    1. Subpart 1542.7—Indirect Cost Rates
        1. 1542.703-2 Certificate of indirect costs.
      1. 1542.705 Final indirect cost rates.
        1. 1542.705-70 Solicitation and contract clause.
    2. Subpart 1542.12—Novation and Change of Name Agreements
      1. 1542.1200 Scope of subpart.
      2. 1542.1202 Responsibility for executing agreements.
      3. 1542.1203 Processing agreements.
    3. Subpart 1542.15—Contractor Performance Information
      1. 1542.1500 Scope of subpart.
      2. 1542.1502 Policy.
      3. 1542.1503 Procedures.
      4. 1542.1504 Clauses.
  31. EPAAR PART 1545—GOVERNMENT PROPERTY
    1. Subpart 1545.1—General
      1. 1545.107 Government property clauses.
    2. Subpart 1545.3—Providing Government Property to Contractors
      1. 1545.309 Providing Government production and research property under special restrictions.
  32. EPAAR PART 1546—QUALITY ASSURANCE
    1. Subpart 1546.7—Warranties
      1. 1546.704 Authority for use of warranties.
  33. EPAAR PART 1548—VALUE ENGINEERING [RESERVED]
  34. EPAAR PART 1552—SOLICITATION PROVISIONS AND CONTRACT CLAUSES
    1. Subpart 1552.2—Texts of Provisions and Clauses
        1. 1552.203-70 Current/former agency employee involvement certification.
        2. 1552.203-71 Display of EPA Office of Inspector General Hotline poster.
        3. 1552.204-70 [Reserved]
        4. 1552.208-70 Printing.
        5. 1552.209-70 Organizational conflict of interest notification.
        6. 1552.209-71 Organizational conflicts of interest.
        7. 1552.209-72 Organizational conflict of interest certification.
        8. 1552.209-73 Notification of conflicts of interest regarding personnel.
        9. 1552.209-74 Limitation of future contracting.
        10. 1552.209-75 Annual certification.
        11. 1552.210-71 [Reserved]
        12. 1552.210-73--1552.210-74 [Reserved]
        13. 1552.211-70 Reports of work.
        14. 1552.211-72 Monthly progress report.
        15. 1552.211-73 Level of effort—cost-reimbursement contract.
        16. 1552.211-74 Work assignments.
        17. 1552.211-75 Working files.
        18. 1552.211-76 Legal analysis.
        19. 1552.211-77 Final reports.
        20. 1552.211-78 Advisory and assistance services.
        21. 1552.211-79 Compliance with EPA policies for information resources management.
        22. 1552.213-70 Notice to suppliers of equipment.
        23. 1552.214-71 Contract award—other factors—formal advertising.
        24. 1552.215-70--1552.215-71 [Reserved]
        25. 1552.215-72 Instructions for the Preparation of Proposals.
        26. 1552.215-73 General financial and organizational information.
        27. 1552.215-74 Advanced understanding—uncompensated time.
        28. 1552.215-75 Past performance information.
        29. 1552.215-76 [Reserved]
        30. 1552.216-70 Award Fee.
        31. 1552.216-71 Date of incurrence of cost.
        32. 1552.216-72 Ordering—by designated ordering officers.
        33. 1552.216-73 Fixed rates for services—indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract.
        34. 1552.216-74 Payment of fee.
        35. 1552.216-75 Base fee and award fee proposal.
        36. 1552.216-76 Estimated cost and cost-sharing.
        37. 1552.216-77 Award term incentive.
        38. 1552.216-78 Award term incentive plan.
        39. 1552.216-79 Award term availability of funds.
        40. 1552.217-70 Evaluation of contract options.
        41. 1552.217-71 Option to extend the term of the contract—cost-type contract.
        42. 1552.217-72 Option to extend the term of the contract—cost-plus-award-fee contract.
        43. 1552.217-73 Option for increased quantity—cost-type contract.
        44. 1552.217-74 Option for increased quantity—cost-plus-award-fee contract.
        45. 1552.217-75 Option to extend the effective period of the contract—time and materials or labor hour contract.
        46. 1552.217-76 Option to extend the effective period of the contract—indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract.
        47. 1552.217-77 Option to extend the term of the contract fixed price.
        48. 1552.219-70 Mentor-Protege Program.
        49. 1552.219-71 Procedures for Participation in the EPA Mentor-Protege Program.
        50. 1552.223-70 Protection of human subjects.
        51. 1552.223-71 EPA Green Meetings and Conferences.
        52. 1552.223-72 Use and care of laboratory animals.
        53. 1552.224-70 Social security numbers of consultants and certain sole proprietors and Privacy Act statement.
        54. 1552.227-76 Project employee confidentiality agreement.
        55. 1552.228-70 Insurance liability to third persons.
        56. 1552.229-70 [Reserved]
        57. 1552.232-70 Submission of invoices.
        58. 1552.232-71--1552.232-73 [Reserved]
        59. 1552.232-74 Payments—simplified acquisition procedures financing.
        60. 1552.233-70 Notice of filing requirements for agency protests.
        61. 1552.235-70 Screening business information for claims of confidentiality.
        62. 1552.235-71 Treatment of confidential business information.
        63. 1552.235-72 [Reserved]
        64. 1552.235-73 Access to Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act Confidential Business Information (Apr 1996).
        65. 1552.235-74 [Reserved]
        66. 1552.235-75 Access to Toxic Substances Control Act Confidential Business Information (Apr 1996).
        67. 1552.235-76 Treatment of Confidential Business Information (Apr 1996).
        68. 1552.235-77 Data Security for Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act Confidential Business Information (DEC 1997).
        69. 1552.235-78 Data Security for Toxic Substances Control Act Confidential Business Information (DEC 1997).
        70. 1552.235-79 Release of contractor confidential business information (APR 1996).
        71. 1552.235-80 Access to confidential business information.
        72. 1552.235-81 Institutional oversight of life Sciences dual use research of concern--representation.
        73. 1552.235-82 Institutional oversight of life sciences dual use research of concern.
        74. 1552.236-70 Samples and certificates.
        75. 1552.237-70 Contract publication review procedures.
        76. 1552.237-71 Technical direction.
        77. 1552.237-72 Key personnel.
        78. 1552.237-73 [Reserved]
        79. 1552.237-74 Publicity.
        80. 1552.237-75 Paperwork Reduction Act.
        81. 1552.237-76 Government-Contractor Relations.
        82. 1552.242-70 Indirect costs.
        83. 1552.242-72 Financial administrative contracting officer.
        84. 1552.245-70 Government property.
        85. 1552.245-71 Government-furnished data.
  35. EPAAR PART 1553—FORMS
      1. 1553.000 Scope of part.
    1. Subpart 1553.2—Prescription of Forms
      1. 1553.209 Contractor qualifications.
        1. 1553.209-70 EPA Form 1900–26, Contracting Officer's Evaluation of Contractor Performance.
        2. 1553.209-71 EPA Form 1900–27, Project Officer's Evaluation of Contractor Performance.
      2. 1553.213 Small purchases and other simplified purchase procedures.
        1. 1553.213-70 EPA Form 1900–8, Procurement Request/Order.
      3. 1553.216 Types of contracts.
        1. 1553.216-70 EPA Form 1900–41A, CPAF Contract Summary of Significant Performance Observation.
        2. 1553.216-71 EPA Form 1900–41B, CPAF Contract Individual Performance Event.
      4. 1553.232 Contract financing.
        1. 1553.232-70 EPA Form 1900–3, Assignee's Release.
        2. 1553.232-71 EPA Form 1900–4, Assignee's Assignment of Refunds, Rebates, Credits and Other Amounts.
        3. 1553.232-72 EPA Form 1900–5, Contractor's Assignment of Refunds, Rebates, and Credits.
        4. 1553.232-73 EPA Form 1900–6, Contractor's Release.
        5. 1553.232-74 EPA Form 1900–10, Contractor's Cumulative Claim and Reconciliation.
        6. 1553.232-75 EPA Form 1900–68, notice of contract costs suspended and/or disallowed.
        7. 1553.232-76 [Reserved]