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Title 48Chapter 1Subchapter CPart 18Subpart 18.2 → §18.201


Title 48: Federal Acquisition Regulations System
PART 18—EMERGENCY ACQUISITIONS
Subpart 18.2—Emergency Acquisition Flexibilities


18.201   Contingency operation.

(a) Contingency operation is defined in 2.101.

(b) Micro-purchase threshold. The threshold increases when the head of the agency determines the supplies or services are to be used to support a contingency operation. (See 2.101 and 13.201(g).)

(c) Simplified acquisition threshold. The threshold increases when the head of the agency determines the supplies or services are to be used to support a contingency operation. (See 2.101.)

(d) SF 44, Purchase Order-Invoice-Voucher. The normal threshold for the use of the SF 44 is at or below the micro-purchase threshold. Agencies may, however, establish higher dollar limitations for purchases made to support a contingency operation. (See 13.306.)

(e) Simplified procedures for certain commercial items. The threshold limits authorized for use of this authority may be increased for acquisitions to support a contingency operation. (See 13.500(c)).

[71 FR 38248, July 5, 2006, as amended at 38312, July 2, 2015]

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