25.1101 Acquisition of supplies.

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25.1101 Acquisition of supplies.

25.1101 Acquisition of supplies.

The following provisions and clauses apply to the acquisition of supplies and the acquisition of services involving the furnishing of supplies.

  1. (a)

    1. (1) Insert the clause at 52.225-1, Buy American-Supplies, in solicitations and contracts with a value exceeding the micro-purchase threshold but not exceeding $25,000; and in solicitations and contracts with a value exceeding $25,000, if none of the clauses prescribed in paragraphs(b) and (c) of this section apply, except if-

      1. (i) The solicitation is restricted to domestic end products in accordance with subpart  6.3;

      2. (ii) The acquisition is for supplies for use within the United States and an exception to the Buy American statute applies (e.g., nonavailability, public interest, or information technology that is a commercial item); or

      3. (iii) The acquisition is for supplies for use outside the United States.

    2. (2) Insert the provision at 52.225-2, Buy American Certificate, in solicitations containing the clause at 52.225-1.

  2. (b)

    1. (1)

      1. (i) Insert the clause at 52.225-3, Buy American-Free Trade Agreements-Israeli Trade Act, in solicitations and contracts if-

        1. (A) The acquisition is for supplies, or for services involving the furnishing of supplies, for use within the United States, and the acquisition value is $25,000 or more, but is less than$180,000;

        2. (B) The acquisition is not for information technology that is a commercial item, using fiscal year 2004 or subsequent fiscal year funds; and

        3. (C) No exception in 25.401 applies. For acquisitions of agencies not subject to the Israeli Trade Act (see 25.406), see agency regulations.

      2. (ii) If the acquisition value is $25,000 or more but is less than $50,000, use the clause with its AlternateI.

      3. (iii) If the acquisition value is $50,000 or more but is less than$80,317, use the clause with its AlternateII.

      4. (iv) If the acquisition value is$80,317 or more but is less than $100,000, use the clause with its Alternate III.

    2. (2)

      1. (i) Insert the provision at 52.225-4, Buy American-Free Trade Agreements-Israeli Trade Act Certificate, in solicitations containing the clause at 52.225-3.

      2. (ii) If the acquisition value is $25,000 or more but is less than $50,000, use the provision with its AlternateI.

      3. (iii) If the acquisition value is $50,000 or more but is less than$80,317, use the provision with its AlternateII.

      4. (iv) If the acquisition value is$80,317 or more, but is less than $100,000, use the provision with its Alternate III.

  3. (c)

    1. (1) Insert the clause at 52.225-5, Trade Agreements, in solicitations and contracts valued at$180,000; or more, if the acquisition is covered by the WTO GPA (see subpart  25.4) and the agency has determined that the restrictions of the Buy American statute are not applicable to U.S.-made end products. If the agency has not made such a determination, the contracting officer must follow agency procedures.

    2. (2) Insert the provision at 52.225-6, Trade Agreements Certificate, in solicitations containing the clause at 52.225-5.

  4. (d) Insert the provision at 52.225-7, Waiver of Buy American Statute for Civil Aircraft and Related Articles, in solicitations for civil aircraft and related articles (see 25.407), if the acquisition value is less than $191,000.

  5. (e) Insert the clause at 52.225-8, Duty-Free Entry, in solicitations and contracts for supplies that may be imported into the United States and for which duty-free entry may be obtained in accordance with 25.903(a), if the value of the acquisition-

    1. (1) Exceeds the simplified acquisition threshold; or

    2. (2) Does not exceed the simplified acquisition threshold, but the savings from waiving the duty is anticipated to be more than the administrative cost of waiving the duty. When used for acquisitions that do not exceed the simplified acquisition threshold, the contracting officer may modify paragraphs (c)(1) and (j)(2) of the clause to reduce the dollar figure.

  6. (f) Insert the provision at 52.225-18, Place of Manufacture, in solicitations that are predominantly for the acquisition of manufactured end products (i.e., the estimated value of the manufactured end products exceeds the estimated value of other items to be acquired as a result of the solicitation).