(b)(1) The HCA shall sign the Determination and Finding (D&F) required by FAR 6.202(b)(1).
(d)(1)(ii) The HCA is the agency head's designee for the purposes of FAR 6.302-2(d)(1)(ii).
Justifications for Other Than Full and Open Competition must be prepared and approved using the latest version of HUD Form 24012.
(a)(3) HUD's Chief Procurement Officer, as the Head of Contracting Activity, has delegated the authority to the Deputy Chief Procurement Officer to approve, in writing, justifications for other than full and open competition procurements for proposed contracts over $13.5 million, but not exceeding $68 million.
(c) A class justification for other than full and open competition shall be approved in writing by the Senior Procurement Executive.
The Senior Procurement Executive is the head of the agency for the purposes of FAR 6.501 and designates the Departmental competition advocate.