Title 48 Part 1402

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Title 48 Part 1402

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Title 48Chapter 14Subchapter A → Part 1402

Title 48: Federal Acquisition Regulations System



Subpart 1402.1—Definitions

1402.101   Definitions.
1402.170   Acronyms.

Authority: Sec. 205(c), 63 Stat. 390, 40 U.S.C. 486(c); and 5 U.S.C. 301.

Source: 75 FR 19829, Apr. 15, 2010, unless otherwise noted.

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Subpart 1402.1—Definitions

1402.101   Definitions.

As used in this part:

Bureau procurement chief (BPC) is defined as the senior GS-1102 official in a bureau or office. His/her authority may be delegated, unless specified otherwise, to the CCO. If the BPC is also the CO for an action requiring approval of the BPC, then approval shall be at the HCA level.

Chief of the contracting office (CCO) is defined as the senior GS-1102 within a contracting office unless otherwise specified by bureau/office regulation. If the CCO is also the Contracting Officer (CO) for an action requiring approval of the CCO, then approval shall be at a level above the CCO in accordance with bureau procedures.

Contracting activity is defined as an office with delegated procurement authority. Within the Office of the Secretary (OS), the Office of Inspector General (OIG) is a contracting activity. The National Business Center (NBC) contracts for the OS.

Head of the agency (also called “agency head”) is defined as the Secretary of the Interior and the Assistant Secretary—Policy, Management and Budget (AS/PMB).

Head of the contracting activity (HCA) is defined as the assistant or associate administrative head of each bureau and office who has overall responsibility for managing contracting. In reference to the OS, the HCAs are the Assistant Inspector General for Management and Policy and the Director, NBC. The authority of the HCA may be redelegated to the BPC unless otherwise specified.

Senior procurement executive is defined as the Director, Office of Acquisition and Property Management (PAM).

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1402.170   Acronyms.

A&E   Architect & Engineering

ACMIS   Acquisition Career Management Information System

AMP   Acquisition Manager's Partnership

AMR   Acquisition Management Review

AS/PMB   Assistant Secretary—Policy, Management and Budget

BPA   Blanket Purchase Agreement

BPC   Bureau Procurement Chief

CA   Competition Advocate

CAAC   Civilian Agency Acquisition Council

CAS   Cost Accounting Standards

CASB   Cost Accounting Standards Board

CBCA   Civilian Board of Contract Appeals

CCO   Chief of the Contracting Office

CERCLA   Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act

CFR   Code of Federal Regulations

CIO   Chief Information Officer

CO   Contracting Officer

COA   Certificate of Appointment

COI   Conflicts of Interest

COR   Contracting Officer's Representative

COTR   Contracting Officer's Technical Representative

DISP   Defense Industrial Security Program

DM   Departmental Manual

DOI   Department of the Interior

DOL   Department of Labor

EC   Electronic Commerce

FAR   Federal Acquisition Regulation

FBMS   Financial Business Management System

FPDS—NG Federal Procurement Data System—Next Generation

GAO   Government Accountability Office

GIDEP   Government-Industry Data Exchange Program

GPE   Government Point of Entry

GPO   Government Printing Office

GSA   General Services Administration

GSBCA   General Services Board of Contract Appeals

HCA   Head of the Contracting Activity

IT   Information Technology

IPMD   Interior Property Management Directives

MBDA   Minority Business Development Agency

OCIO   Office of Chief Information Officer

OIG/IG   Office of Inspector General/Inspector General

OFPP   Office of Federal Procurement Policy

OHA   Office of Hearings and Appeals

OMB   Office of Management and Budget

OS   Office of the Secretary

OSDBU   Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization

PAM   Office of Acquisition and Property Management

PMO   Property Management Officer

PNM   Procurement Negotiation Memorandum

SAT   Simplified Acquisition Threshold

SBA   Small Business Administration

SBS   Small Business Specialist

SOL   Office of the Solicitor

TFM   Treasury Financial Manual

U.S.C.   United States Code

VECP   Value Engineering Change Proposal

[75 FR 19829, Apr. 15, 2010, as amended at 76 FR 50141, Aug. 12, 2011]

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