DFARSPGI

DFARSPGI

Change Number: DFARS PGI Change 10/30/2023
Effective Date: 10/30/2023

PGI 213.2 -ACTIONS AT OR BELOW THE MICRO-PURCHASE THRESHOLD

PGI 213.2 -ACTIONS AT OR BELOW THE MICRO-PURCHASE THRESHOLD

PGI 213.201 General.

(g)(i) The higher micro-purchase thresholds in FAR 13.201(g) are authorized for purchases that have a clear and direct relationship to the support of a contingency operation; to facilitate defense against or recovery from cyber, nuclear, biological, chemical, or radiological attack; to support a request from the Secretary of State or the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development to facilitate provision of international disaster assistance pursuant to 22 U.S.C. 2292 et seq.; or to support response to an emergency or major disaster (42 U.S.C. 5122).

(ii) "United States," as used in this section, is defined in FAR 2.101(b).

(iii) Except as provided in paragraph (iv) of this section, the following tables illustrate the micro-purchase threshold based on the physical location of the Government purchaser and, for services, the place of performance:

(A) For supplies—

(B) For services—

(iv)(A) Unless authorized by statute, Government purchasers physically located inside the United States are prohibited from using the micro-purchase threshold authorized for purchases made and/or with a place of performance outside the United States.

(B) The micro-purchase threshold for acquisitions subject to 41 U.S.C. chapter 67, Service Contract Labor Standards, remains $2,500.

(C) The $2,000 micro-purchase threshold for acquisitions of construction subject to 40 U.S.C. chapter 31, subchapter IV, Wage Rate Requirements (Construction), remains unchanged in the event of a declared contingency operation; a cyber, nuclear, biological, chemical, or radiological attack; a request from the Secretary of State or the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development to facilitate provision of international disaster assistance pursuant to 22 U.S.C. 2292 et seq.; or an emergency or major disaster (42 U.S.C. 5122), regardless of the criteria described above.

(D) The micro-purchase thresholds in paragraph (g)(iii) of this section are not authorized for acquisitions supporting humanitarian or peacekeeping operations.