Subpart 901.1 - Purpose, Authority, Issuance
The Department of Energy Acquisition Regulation (DEAR) in this chapter establishes uniform acquisition policies which implement and supplement the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) (Chapter 1 of title 48 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)).
The DEAR and amendments thereto are issued by the Senior Procurement Executives of the Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA). The DOE Senior Procurement Executive delegation is pursuant to a delegation from the Secretary of Energy in accordance with the authority of section 644 of the Department of Energy Organization Act (42 U.S.C. 7254), section 205(c) of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949, as amended, (40 U.S.C. 121(c)(2)), and other applicable laws. The NNSA Senior Procurement Executive delegation is pursuant to a delegation from the Administrator of the NNSA, in accordance with section 3212 of the National Nuclear Security Administration Act (50 U.S.C. 2402), section 205(c) of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949, as amended, (40 U.S.C. 121(c)(2)), and other applicable laws.
The FAR and DEAR apply to all DOE and NNSA acquisitions of supplies and services which obligate appropriated funds unless otherwise specified in this chapter.
901.105-1 Publication and code arrangement.
(a) The DEAR and its subsequent changes are published in the Federal Register, cumulative form in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), and Government Printing Office's Electronic CFR at http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov.
(b) The DEAR is issued as chapter 9 of title 48 of the CFR.
901.105-2 Arrangement of regulations.
(a) General. The DEAR is divided into the same parts, subparts, sections, subsections and paragraphs as is the FAR.
(b) Numbering. The numbering illustrations at 48 CFR 1.105-2(b) apply to the DEAR, but the DEAR numbering will be preceded with a 9 or a 90. Material which supplements the FAR will be assigned the numbers 70 and up.
Copies of the DEAR published in the Federal Register or Code of Federal Regulations may be purchased from the Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402 or viewed on line at http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov or at http://management.energy.gov/DEAR.
901.106 OMB approval under the Paperwork Reduction Act.
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number for the collection of information under 48 CFR chapter 9 is 1910-4100.