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e-CFR Data is current as of September 12, 2014

Title 48Chapter 2Subchapter C → Part 214


Title 48: Federal Acquisition Regulations System


PART 214—SEALED BIDDING


Contents
214.201-6   Solicitation provisions.

Subpart 214.2—Solicitation of Bids

214.202   General rules for solicitation of bids.
214.202-5   Descriptive literature.
214.209   Cancellation of invitations before opening.

Subpart 214.4—Opening of Bids and Award of Contract

214.404   Rejection of bids.
214.404-1   Cancellation of invitations after opening.
214.407   Mistakes in bids.
214.407-3   Other mistakes disclosed before award.
214.408   Award.
214.408-1   General.

Authority: 41 U.S.C. 1303 and 48 CFR chapter 1.

Source: 56 FR 36326, July 31, 1991, unless otherwise noted.

214.201-6   Solicitation provisions.

(2) Use the provisions at 252.215-7007, Notice of Intent to Resolicit, and 252.215-7008, Only One Offer, as prescribed at 215.408(3) and (4), respectively.

[77 FR 39138, June 29, 2012]

Subpart 214.2—Solicitation of Bids

214.202   General rules for solicitation of bids.

214.202-5   Descriptive literature.

(c) Requirements of invitation for bids. When brand name or equal purchase descriptions are used, use of the provision at FAR 52.211-6, Brand Name or Equal, satisfies this requirement.

[56 FR 36326, July 31, 1991, as amended at 63 FR 11528, Mar. 9, 1998; 64 FR 55633, Oct. 14, 1999; 69 FR 65090, Nov. 10, 2004]

214.209   Cancellation of invitations before opening.

If an invitation for bids allowed fewer than 30 days for receipt of offers, and resulted in only one offer, the contracting officer shall cancel and resolicit, allowing an additional period of at least 30 days for receipt of offers, as provided in 215.371.

[77 FR 39138, June 29, 2012]

Subpart 214.4—Opening of Bids and Award of Contract

214.404   Rejection of bids.

214.404-1   Cancellation of invitations after opening.

(1) The contracting officer shall make the written determinations required by FAR 14.404-1(c) and (e)(1).

(2) If only one offer is received, follow the procedures at 215.371 in lieu of the procedures at FAR 14.404-1(f).

[77 FR 39138, June 29, 2012]

214.407   Mistakes in bids.

214.407-3   Other mistakes disclosed before award.

(e) Authority for making a determination under FAR 14.407-3(a), (b) and (d) is delegated for the defense agencies, without power of redelegation, as follows:

(i) Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency: General Counsel, DARPA.

(ii) Defense Information Systems Agency: General Counsel, DISA.

(iii) Defense Intelligence Agency: Principal Assistant for Acquisition.

(iv) Defense Logistics Agency:

(A) General Counsel, DLA; and

(B) Associate General Counsel, DLA.

(v) National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency: General Counsel, NGA.

(vi) Defense Threat Reduction Agency: General Counsel, DTRA.

(vii) National Security Agency: Director of Procurement, NSA.

(viii) Missile Defense Agency: General Counsel, MDA.

(ix) Defense Contract Management Agency: General Counsel, DCMA.

[57 FR 42629, Sept. 15, 1992, as amended at 59 FR 27669, May 27, 1994; 61 FR 50452, Sept. 26, 1996. Redesignated and amended at 62 FR 34122, June 24, 1997; 64 FR 51076, Sept. 21, 1999; 68 FR 7439, Feb. 14, 2003; 69 FR 65090, Nov. 10, 2004; 74 FR 42780, Aug. 25, 2009]

214.408   Award.

214.408-1   General.

(b) For acquisitions that exceed the simplified acquisition threshold, if only one offer is received, follow the procedures at 215.371.

[77 FR 39138, June 29, 2012]



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