Authority: 5 U.S.C. 301; Sec. 205(c), 63 Stat. 390, as amended, 40 U.S.C. 486(c); and 41 U.S.C. 418b.
Chief of the Contracting Office (CCO) means the Office of Acquisition Management Division Directors at Headquarters, Research Triangle Park and Cincinnati. For purposes of ratification authority only, CCO also includes Regional Acquisition Managers. (See 1501.602-3(b)(3) for the criteria for this ratification authority).
Head of the Contracting Activity (HCA) means the Director, Office of Acquisition Management.
Senior Procurement Executive (SPE) means the Director, Office of Acquisition Management.
[67 FR 5072, Feb. 4, 2002, as amended at 80 FR 75951, Dec. 7, 2015]