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PART 853 - FORMS


853.000 Scope of part.

This part prescribes VA forms for use in the acquisition of goods and services. It only identifies forms that are used between VA and its contractors or the general public. It does not identify forms for uses internal to VA or between VA and another Federal agency.


Subpart 853.1 - General


853.107 Obtaining forms.

VA forms may be obtained online at https://www.va.gov/vaforms/ or upon request from any VA contracting office.


Subpart 853.2 - Prescription of Forms


853.201 Federal acquisition system.


853.201-1 Contracting authority and responsibilities (SF 1402).

Standard Form (SF) 1402, Certificate of Appointment, is used in accordance with FAR 1.603-3, Appointment, to appoint VA contracting officers under VA's Contracting Officer Certification Program (see 801.690-6).


853.215 Contracting by negotiation.


853.215-70 VA Form 10-1170, Application for Furnishing Nursing Home Care to Beneficiaries of VA.

VA Form 10-1170, Application for Furnishing Nursing Home Care to Beneficiaries of VA, will be used for establishing contract nursing home care for VA beneficiaries.


853.236 Construction and architect-engineer contracts.


853.236-70 VA Form 6298, Architect-Engineer Fee Proposal.

See 836.7001(a).


853.236-71 VA Form 2138, Order for Supplies or Services (Including Task Orders for Construction or A-E Services).

See 836.7001(b).


853.236-72 VA Form 10101, Contractor Production Report.

See 836.7001(c).


853.271 Loan Guaranty, Education and Vocational Rehabilitation and Counseling Programs.


853.271-1 Loan Guaranty Program (VA Forms 26-6724 and 26-1839).

(a) VA Form 26-6724, Invitation, Bid, and/or Acceptance or Authorization, will be used in obtaining services specified in Subpart 871.1.

(b) VA Form 26-1839, Compliance Inspection Report, will be used for inspection of repairs for properties under the Loan Guaranty Program as specified in 846.472.


853.271-2 Education Programs.

To obtain education or rehabilitation services, contracting officers may use an individual written contract or VA Form 28-1905, Authorization and Certification of Entrance or Reentrance into Rehabilitation and Certification of Status.


Subpart 853.3 - Illustration of Forms


853.300 Scope of subpart.

VA Forms will not be illustrated in this VAAR. Persons wishing to obtain copies of VA forms prescribed in the VAAR may do so in accordance with 853.107. VA forms may also be available on the Web at http://www.va.gov/vaforms/.


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