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Procurement Memoranda

Number Title Effective Date
PM 2023-05 Semi-Annual Oversight of Contract Writing System 02/06/2023
PM 2023-04

U.S. Department of Commerce Cost Estimating Guide

PM 2023-03

Federal Acquisition Regulation Class Deviation Regarding the Threshold for Small Disadvantaged Business

Determination and Findings

PM 2023-02

BAS Program PRISM Transition: Invoice Process Platform (IPP)

Attachment A to PM 2023-02

PM 2023-01

Federal Acquisition Regulation Class Deviation to provide time for the system implementation of Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2022-08

Determination and Findings

Attachment A to PM 2023-01

PM 2022-05 Use of the G-Invoicing System for Inter and Intra-agency Agreements (REVISED) 09/14/2022
PM 2022-04 BAS Program PRISM Transition: Subline Item Numbers, Contract Files, and Procurement Forecasting 08/03/2022
PM 2022-03 Category Management and Small Business and Socio-Economic Program Goals 02/16/2022
PM 2022-02 FAR Class Deviation: Requirements for Nonavailability Determinations Under the Buy American Statute (Revised)


Determination and Findings (Revised)

Attachment A to PM 2022-02 (Revised)

PM 2022-01

FAR Class Deviation: Ensuring Adequate COVID-19 Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors (REVISED)

Determination and Findings

Attachment A to PM 2022-01

Questions and Answers

PM 2021-06

FAR Class Deviation: Exceptions to the Limitations on Subcontracting (LOS) Requirements for Small Business Concerns Under FAR part 19

Determination and Findings

Attachment A to PM 2021-06 (Word Version)

PM 2021-04 Increasing Federal Contracting Opportunities for Americans with Disabilities 03/10/2021
PM 2021-03 FAR Class Deviation: Verification of Eligibility for the Women-Owned Small Business Program 02/25/2021
PM 2021-02 Purchase Card Guidance for the Implementation of the Section 889(a)(1)(B)  04/26/2021
PM 2021-01 Spend Under Management Designation for Department-wide Enterprise Contracts 11/30/2020
PM 2020-10 Implementation of the Section 889(a)(1)(B) Prohibition on Contracting with Entities Using Certain Telecommunications and Video Surveillance Services or Equipment 08/13/2020
PM 2020-09

FAR Class Deviation to Eliminate Hard Copy Original Documents, Signatures, Notarization, Seals on Bonds and other Seals for Certain Contract Requirements

Determination and Findings

PM 2020-08 COVID-19 Response: Implementation of OMB M-20-22 and Section 3610 of the CARES Act 05/18/2020
PM 2020-06 Class Deviation: Customary Progress Payment Rates Based on Costs

Determination and Findings

PM 2020-05

Class Deviation: Accelerated Payments to Small Business Contractors and Subcontractors

Determination and Findings

PM 2020-04 Class Deviation from the FAR Regarding Flexibilities for the Suspending or Debarring Officials Correspondence with Contractors 05/04/2020
PM 2020-02 Strategic Sourcing Initiative for Office Supplies 03/05/2020
PM 2020-01 Department-wide Strategic Sourcing Policy Governance 12/11/2019
PM 2019-06 Department-wide Mandatory Source for Professional and Technical Services Supporting Satellite, Fisheries, Oceans, and Weather 08/29/2019
PM 2019-05 Department-wide Strategic Sourcing Policy 04/15/2019
PM 2019-04 Prohibition on Contracting Certain Telecommunications and Video Surveillance Services or Equipment 08/22/2019
PM 2019-02 Electronic Signatures on Contract Actions and Acquisition Documents 06/10/2019
PM 2017-05

Class Deviation to the FAR to Implement an Act to Enhance Whistleblower Protection for Contractor Employees

Determination and Findings

Attachment A to PM 2017 (Deviate FAR text) (Word Version)

PM 2017-03 Internal Controls for Funding Approvals, Certification and Obligation of Purchases 6/20/2017
PM 2015-10 The AbilityOne Program and National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) 09/30/2015
PM 2015-08 Supply Chain Risk Assessment (SCRA) Requirements for the Acquisition of Moderate-Impact and High-Impact Information Systems 09/30/2015
PM 2015-05 Maintaining Proper Relationships with Support Services Contractors 05/04/2015
PM 2013-12 Open-Ended Indemnification Clauses (PDF Version) 09/16/2013
PM 2013-10 Ensuring Proper Liquidation of Contract Obligations (PDF Version) 05/03/2013
PM 2013-01 FAR Class Deviation: Ordering Procedures for Federal Supply Schedules, Limiting Sources, Publication of Items Peculiar to One Manufacturer [e.g., a particular brand name, product or a feature of a product] under FAR 8.405-6(b) When Using FedBid Reverse Auction Tool 02/08/2013
PM 2011-09 Acquisition-Related Procedures Associated with a Federal Funding Gap (Revised)
  1. Funding Gap Contract Analysis
    1. Template for Continuing Contracts with Exemptions and Non Exempt Contract Count
    2. Initial Notification to Contractors re: Lapse in Appropriations
  2. Continue Performance Template
  3. Stop Work Template
  4. Suspension of Work Template
  5. Cease Performance Template
  6. Delay Delivery Template
  7. Manual Record of Obligations
  8. PM 2006-07, Emergency Acquisition Flexibilities
  9. Lift Suspension of Work Template
  10. Resume Performance Template
  11. Cancellation of Stop Work Template
PM 2011-07 Management of On-Site Contractors Under Federal Dismissal or Closure Procedures 01/11/2011
PM 2011-02 Revised Determination of Advantage Prior to Exercising an Option 10/27/2010
PM 2008-05 Conducting Acquisitions under a Continuing Resolution 09/29/2008
PM 2006-07 Emergency Acquisition Flexibilities 06/15/2006
PM 2000-04 DOC Policy Methodology 04/05/2000

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This page was updated on June 1, 2020