Solicitation Procedure

Name: Solicitation Procedure

Screen Name: Solicitation Procedure

Definition: The designator for competitive solicitation procedures available.

FAR/DFARS:  FAR 4.601(c); FAR 4.601(d)(1); FAR 6; FAR 8.404(b)(4); FAR 13.003(b)(1); FAR 16.505(b); FAR 19; DFAR 204.670-2(a)(2)(i); DFARS 253.204-70(b)(14); DFARS 253.204-70(b)(13)(v); DFARS 253.204-70(c)(4)(viii); DFARS 253.204-70(d)(4)(iv)(A); DFARS 253.204-70(d)(4)(iv)(B); DFARS253.204-70(d)(4)(vii); DFARS 226.7003; FAR 4.601(c)(1); DFARS 253.204-70(c)(4)(iii); DFARS 253.204-70(c)(4)(vi); FAR 8.7; FAR 13; FAR 19.8; FAR 19.13; DFARS 219.811; DFARS 253.204-70(b)(13)(i).

Required: This field is required on an FSS, GWAC, IDC, DCA, PO, a Delivery/Task Order against a BOA and a Part 13 BPA Call. This value will populate on a Delivery/Task Order from the referenced single award IDC and is Not Applicable for a BOA and a Part 13 BPA. On a Delivery/Task Order against a multiple award IDV, a Part 8 BPA and a Part 8 BPA call this data element will be system generated with Subject to Multiple Award Fair Opportunity.

Values:

NP Negotiated Proposal:  Report this code for contract award over $100K using negotiated procedures. FAR 12, FAR, 13, FAR 15.

SB Sealed Bid:  Report this code for contract award over $100K using seal bidding procedures. FAR 14.

TS Two Step:  Report this code for contract awards over $100K that uses a combination of sealed bids and negotiated procedures. FAR 6.102 poi.

SP1 Simplified Acquisition:  Report this code for a competitive acquisition when the Procedures - Competitive simplified acquisition procedures in FAR 13 are used.

AE Architect - Engineer:  Report this code if the action resulted from selection of sources for architect-engineer contracts pursuant to FAR 6.102(d)(1).

BR Basic Research:  Report this code if the action resulted from competitive selection of basic research proposals pursuant to FAR 6.102(d)(2).

AS Alternative Sources:  Report this code if the action resulted from the use of procedures that provide for full and open competition after exclusion of sources to reduce overall costs pursuant to FAR 6.202(a)(1), to have a facility available for national defense or industrial mobilization pursuant to FAR 6.202(a)(2), to establish or maintain an essential engineering, research, or development capability pursuant to FAR 6.202(a)(3), to ensure the continuous availability of a reliable source of supply for such property or service pursuant to FAR 6.202(a)(4), to satisfy projected needs for such product or service based on a history of high demand pursuant to FAR 6.202(a)(5), to satisfy a critical need for medical, safety, or emergency supplies pursuant to FAR 6.202(a)(6).

MAFO Subject to Multiple Award Fair Opportunity:  This is not a valid selection for any document. This value will populate on a Delivery/Task Order against a multiple award IDV and a Part 8 BPA and Part 8 BPA Call.

SSS Only One Source:  Report this code when no solicitation procedure was used for this action.

FPDS Legacy: None.

Instruction: Report this code for the type of solicitation procedure used.