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PART 1806
COMPETITION REQUIREMENTS
(Revised November 25, 2015)

TABLE OF CONTENTS

SUBPART 1806.2 FULL AND OPEN COMPETITION AFTER EXCLUSION

1806.202 Establishing or maintaining alternative sources.
1806.202-70 Formats.

SUBPART 1806.3 OTHER THAN FULL AND OPEN COMPETITION
1806.302 Circumstances permitting other than full and open competition.
1806.302-4 International agreement.
1806.302-7 Public interest.
1806.303 Justifications.
1806.303-1 Requirements.
1806.303-170 Sole-source purchases by contractors.
1806.303-2 Content.
1806.303-270 Use of unusual and compelling urgency authority.
1806.304-70 Approval of NASA justifications.

SUBPART 1806.5 COMPETITION ADVOCATES
1806.501 Requirement.
1806.502 Duties and Responsibilities.

PART 1806

COMPETITION REQUIREMENTS

Subpart 1806.2—Full and Open Competition After Exclusion of Sources

1806.202 Establishing or maintaining alternative sources.

1806.202-70 Formats.
A sample format for D&Fs citing the authority of FAR 6.202(a) follows:

National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Washington, DC 20546

Determination and Findings

Authority to Exclude a Source

On the basis of following findings and determination, which I make under the authority of 10 U.S.C. 2304(b)(1) as implemented by FAR 6.202, the proposed contract action described below may be awarded using full and open competition after exclusion of (1) .

Findings

1. It is proposed that the following requirement be acquired using full and open competition after exclusion of the source identified above.
2. The source identified above can be expected to receive an award for this requirement unless excluded.
3. It is necessary to establish or maintain an alternative source or sources.
4. The exclusion of this source will increase or maintain competition and is likely to result in reduction of (2) in overall costs for any anticipated acquisition of the supplies or services being acquired. This estimate is based on (3) .
(See Note 4 for the use of Alternates I and II below.)

Alternate I: The exclusion of this source will serve the national defense interest by having an alternative supplier available for furnishing the supplies or services being acquired, in case of a national emergency or industrial mobilization, because (5) .

Alternate II: The exclusion of this source will serve the national defense interest by establishing or maintaining an essential engineering, research, or development capability of an educational or other nonprofit institution or a federally funded research and development center, because
(5) .

Determination

The exclusion of the source identified above will increase or maintain competition and is likely to result in reduced overall costs for any anticipated acquisition of the supplies or services being acquired.

(See Note 4 for the use of Alternates I and II below.)

Alternate I: It is in the interest of the national defense to exclude the source identified above in order to have an alternative supplier available for furnishing the supplies or services being acquired, in case of a national emergency or industrial mobilization.

Alternate II: It is in the interest of national defense to exclude the source identified above in order to establish or maintain an essential engineering, research, or development capability to be provided by an educational or other nonprofit institution or a federally funded research and development center.

Date___________

NOTES:
1. Name of source to be excluded.
2. Description of estimated reduction in overall costs.
3. Description of how estimate was derived.
4. In paragraph 4 and in the Determination, the basic wording is appropriate when FAR 6.202(a)(1) applies; Alternate I is appropriate when FAR 6.202(a)(2) applies; and Alternate II is appropriate when FAR 6.202(a)(3) applies.
5. Description of circumstances necessitating the exclusion of the identified source.

Subpart 1806.3--Other Than Full and Open Competition

1806.302 Circumstances permitting other than full and open competition.

1806.302-4 International agreement.

1806.302-7 Public interest.

1806.303 Justifications.

1806.303-1 Requirements.

1806.303-170 Sole-source purchases by contractors.
The requirements of FAR Part 6 and NFS Part 1806 apply if NASA directs a prime contractor (by specifications, drawings, parts lists, or otherwise) to purchase items on a sole-source basis. Accordingly, procurement officers shall take necessary actions to ensure that such sole-source acquisitions are properly justified.

1806.303-2 Content.

1806.303-270 Use of unusual and compelling urgency authority.

1806.304-70 Approval of NASA justifications.
Contracting officers shall obtain concurrences and approvals for justifications of contract actions conducted in accordance with FAR Subparts 6.2 and 6.3 from the following NASA officials:

Subpart 1806.5--Competition Advocates

1806.501 Requirement.

1806.502 Duties and Responsibilities.

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