Class Deviation 2002-O0001
Extension of Program Applying Simplified Procedures to certain Commercial Items

Effective January 11, 2002, all military department and defense contracting activities shall deviate from the requirements of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 13.500(a) when using simplified procedures to acquire certain commercial items under $5,000,000. Contracting officers' authority to issue solicitations under FAR 13.5 is extended to January 1, 2003.

This class deviation implements Section 823 of the FY 2002 Defense Authorization Act. The Class deviation is effective through January 1, 2003, or until the FAR is revised, whichever event occurs first.

Effective Date: January 11, 2002 (21 years ago)
Expire Date: January 1, 2003 (20 years ago)
Incorporated: December 31, 2002 (20 years ago)
Official Documents: Memo
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