AFFARS PGI 5306
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|PGI Paragraph||MAJCOM||Paragraph Title|
|PGI 5306.302-2||SMC||Unusual and Compelling Urgency|
|PGI 5306.302-4||AF||International Agreement|
|PGI 5306.304||AFMC||Approval of the Justification|
|PGI 5306.304||SMC||Approval of the Justification|
|PGI 5306.502||SMC||Duties and Responsibilities|
|PGI 5306.502||USAFA||Duties and Responsibilities|
AF PGI 5306
AF PGI 5306.302-4 International Agreement
(c) An IACR may be used when the terms of the document referred to in DFARS 206.302-4(c) (e.g., the nature or features of the required supplies or services) have the effect of requiring the use of other than competitive procedures, even if the agreement, treaty, or written direction does not specifically name a particular source or sources.
AFMC PGI 5306
AFMC PGI 5306.304 Approval of the Justification
In accordance with AFFARS 5306.304(a), approval of J&As has been delegated as set forth below:
|J&A Value||Approval Authority||Delegability|
Enterprise and Operational Contracting and AFPEO/CM Actions Only:
HPA at AFSC has delegated approval authority to the Directors of Contracting at Hill, Robins, and Tinker if they are at the grade of GO/SES.
The HPA at AFLCMC has delegated approval authority to the Directors of Contracting at AFLCMC and AFLCMC Hanscom OL if they are at the grade of GO/SES.
The HPA for AFRL has delegated approval authority to the AFRL Executive Director, and approval authority from $13.5M to $50M to AFRL Technology Directors if they are at the grade of GO/SES.
AFMC/CA, or as delegated, approves J&As within the AFPEO/CM Portfolio when the following conditions apply:
-The Program for which the J&A is required is ≥ $100M
-The J&A value itself is >$13.5M-$93M.
|Delegable to Flag/General Officer or civilian SES|
AFMC PGI 5306.501 Requirement
The following subordinate organizations are designated "procuring activities" in AFMC:
(a) Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC), Hanscom Operating Location, Eglin Operating Location
(b) Air Force Sustainment Center (AFSC), Hill Operating Location, Robins Operating Location
(c) Air Force Research Lab (AFRL), Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), Rome Research Site, Phillips Research Site, Wright Research Site, and Eglin Research Site.
(d) Air Force Test Center (AFTC)
(e) Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center (AFNWC)
(f) Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center (AFIMSC)
SMC PGI 5306
SMC PGI 5306.301-90 Policy
(a) Regulatory requirements to justify the use of other than full and open competition are outlined in several parts of the FAR as follows:
(1) 6.302 identifies the statutory authorities for contracting without full and open competition for all actions not covered by Parts 8, 13 and 16. Refer to 5306.303-2 for the Justification and Approval Documentation template. Prepare the J&A in accordance with the Preparation Guide for Other Than Full and Open Competition Justification and Approval at the back of the template. (NOTE: the determination and findings (D&F) required under FAR 6.202, Full and Open Competition After Exclusion of Sources, is filed under Tab 8.) (See Supporting Your Justification and Approval Point of Need Training)
(2) 8.405-6 addresses limited sources justifications (LSJ) for GSA acquisitions. Refer to 5308.405-6(d) for the Limited Sources Justification and Approval Documentation template. Prepare the LSJ in accordance with the instructions in the template.
(3) 13.501 addresses sole source acquisitions for small dollar thresholds.
(4) 16.505(b)(2) addresses exceptions to fair opportunity for orders (EFO) under multiple award contracts. Refer to 5316.505(b)(2) for the Justification for an Exception to Fair Opportunity template. Prepare the EFO in accordance with the instructions in the template.
(b) Submit the J&A, LSJ, or EFO package to SMC/PKC as early as possible but prior to acquisition strategy approval. Contracting officers should consider reviewing the template instructions and going over an outline of the sole or limited source rationale with the SMC/PKC Reviewer prior to drafting the document.
(c) Each FAR part has specific posting instructions for general publication of the justification document. Ensure you understand the posting requirements of your justification document.
(d) When reviewing a J&A, LSJ, or EFO, contracting officers should consider whether an amendment to the original Acquisition Plan is also required. If the effort is out of scope of the contract, it may also be outside the approved acquisition authority.
(e) For tracking and reporting purposes obtain a Local Identification Number from SMC/PKC for each J&A prior to coordination.
SMC PGI 5306.302-2 Unusual and Compelling Urgency
(c)(1) Contracting officers notify the SMC/PKC Committee Reviewer and the SMC Competition Advocate if contract award is anticipated before the Justification and Approval (J&A) is signed by the approving official.
SMC PGI 5306.304 Approval of the Justification
SMC PGI 5306.502 Duties and Responsibilities
USAFA PGI 5306
USAFA PGI 5306.502 Duties and Responsibilities
The primary Competition and Commercial Advocate for USAFA is Mr. James Anderson and the alternate Competition and Commercial Advocate for USAFA is Ms. Kim Diercks.