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COFPAES Comment on DFARS Case

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Defense Acquisition Regulations Council Attn: Ms. Susan Schneider OUSD (AT&L) DPAP (DAR) IMD 3C132 3062 Defense Pentagon Washington, DC 20301-3062 Re: DFARS Case 2002-D003 Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Competition Requirements for Purchases from a Required Source Dear Ms. Schneider: The Council on Federal Procurement of Architectural and Engineering Services (COFPAES), is a coalition of […]

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OFPP Clarifies Construction is NOT a Commercial Item

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MEMORANDUM FOR AGENCY SENIOR PROCUREMENT EXECUTIVES FROM: Angela B. Styles (signed), OFPP Administrator SUBJECT: Applicability of FAR Part 12 to Construction Acquisitions Questions periodically arise as to whether construction needs may be acquired using the policies of FAR Part 12, which addresses the acquisition of commercial items. For the reasons discussed below, Part 12, as […]