Part 844 – SUBCONTRACTING POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
Authority: 40 U.S.C. 121(c); 41 U.S.C. 1702 and 48 CFR 1.301-1.304.
Subpart 844.2—Consent to Subcontract
(a)(14) Where other than lowest price is the basis for subcontractor selection, has the contractor adequately substantiated the selection as being fair, reasonable, and representing the best value to the Government?
Subpart 844.3—Contractors’ Purchasing Systems Reviews
844.303 Extent of review.
(f) Policies and procedures pertaining to use of VA-verified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSBs) and Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (VOSBs) and utilization in accordance with subpart 819.70 and the Veterans First Contracting Program;
(l) Documentation of commercial item determinations to ensure compliance with the definition of “commercial item” in FAR 2.101; and
(m) For acquisitions involving electronic parts, that the contractor has implemented a counterfeit electronic part detection and avoidance system to ensure that counterfeit electronic parts do not enter the supply chain.
Subpart 844.4—Subcontracts for Commercial Items and Commercial Components
844.402 Policy requirements.
(a)(3) Determine whether a particular subcontract item meets the definition of a commercial item. This requirement does not affect the contracting officer’s responsibilities or determinations made under FAR 15.403-1(c)(3).