Subpart 1413.3 - Simplified Acquisition Methods
1413.305 Imprest fund.
1413.305-2 Agency responsibilities.
Policy governing the use and administration of imprest funds within the Department are contained in 330 DM, in addition to the policies and regulations outlined in FAR 13.305-1. HCAs shall establish written procedures for designation, by name, of personnel authorized to approve requisitions and make purchases using imprest funds. The procedures shall include a periodic review of imprest fund transactions by acquisition personnel.
The individual authorized to make purchases using imprest funds shall be responsible for compliance with the procedures and documentation requirements of FAR 13.305-4.
1413.306 Standard Form 44, Purchase order-invoice-voucher.
HCAs are responsible for establishing bureau procedures to control the use of the SF 44 and accounting for all purchases made using the form. Bureau procedures shall include instructions covering:
(a) Maintenance of a list of designated individuals authorized to make purchases using the form;
(b) Controls for issuing the form to authorized individuals; and
(c) Review of purchase transactions using the form to assure compliance with authorized procedures.