Class Deviation 2015-O0004
Permanent Authority for Use of Simplified Acquisition Procedures for Certain Commercial Items

Effective immediately, contracting officers shall use the attached deviation from Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 13.5, Test Program for Certain Commercial Items.

Currently, FAR 13.500(d) indicates that the authority to issue solicitations under subpart 13.5 expires on January 1, 2015. However, section 815 of the National Defense Authorization Act of Fiscal Year 2015 makes the authority permanent.

This class deviation is effective until it is incorporated in the FAR or is otherwise rescinded.

Effective Date: December 24, 2014 (8 years ago)
Expire Date: None Given
Incorporated: August 3, 2015 (7 years ago)
Official Documents: Memo
Official Attachments: 1
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