Proposed Changes to Contractor Purchasing System Clause
The Department of Energy (“DOE”) is proposing to amend the Department of Energy Acquisition Regulations (“DEAR”) to increase dollar thresholds in its contractor purchasing system clause for management and operating contracts to conform to Federal Acquisition Regulation (“FAR”) Subpart 28.1. Additionally, DOE is revising the DEAR in accordance with a class deviation addressing Buy American Act non-availability determinations. Currently, DEAR section 970.5244-1, Contractor purchasing system, paragraphs (f)(1) through (f)(3) do not presently reflect the applicable dollar threshold in FAR 28.102-2(b) and (c). This proposed rule replaces the dollar amount in these paragraphs with reference to title 48 of the Code of. Read More.