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Change Number: 2023-0201
Effective Date: 02/01/2023

7.102 Policy.

7.102 Policy.

(a) Written acquisition plans are required for all acquisitions expected to exceed the simplified acquisition threshold (SAT), including those accomplished by means of direct or assisted acquisitions using non-DoD contract vehicles such as Federal Supply Schedules. Actions exempt from this requirement are:

(1) Individual orders (except orders greater than the SAT against non-DoD contracts) against contracts when the contract-level acquisition plan is adequate to cover all anticipated orders and the order is issued in strict compliance with the terms of the basic contract.

(2) A modification of the contract.

(3) Acquisition of replenishment parts, below DFARS 207.103 thresholds (where applicable).

(b) Acquisition plans shall be completed and approved prior to solicitation issuance. The clearance authority levels in DLAD 1.690-11.690-1 Establishment of clearance authority. apply.

(c) For urgent requirements, the HCA is authorized to waive the requirement for approval prior to solicitation issuance.

(d) Reserved.

(e) The level of detail provided in the acquisition plan should be commensurate with the complexity and dollar value of the acquisition.

(1) The acquisition plan shall accompany justifications for other than full and open competition (see FAR 6.301 and FAR 6.304) when submitted to the procuring organization competition advocate (COMPAD). Procuring organization COMPADs shall also be provided a copy of the acquisition plan for acquisitions with a history of only one offer received and with no expectation of price competition.

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