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Part Number: 1501

Environmental Protection Agency Acquisition Regulation

Subpart 1501.1 - Purpose, Authority, Issuance

1501.101 Purpose.

This subpart establishes Chapter 15, the Environmental Protection Agency Acquisition Regulation (EPAAR), within Title 48, the Federal Acquisition Regulations System.

1501.104 Applicability.

The FAR (48 CFR chapter 1) and the EPAAR (48 CFR chapter 15) apply to all EPA acquisitions as defined in part 2 of the FAR, except where expressly excluded.

1501.105 Issuance.

1501.105-1 Publication and code arrangement.

The EPAAR will be published in: (a) The Federal Register, (b) cumulated form in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), and (c) a separate loose-leaf form in a distinctive light blue color.

1501.105-2 Arrangement of regulations.

(a) References and citations. This regulation may be referred to as the Environmental Protection Agency Acquisition Regulation or the EPAAR. References to EPAAR materials shall be made in a manner similar to that prescribed by FAR 1.105-2(c).

1501.105-3 Copies.

Copies of the EPAAR in Federal Register and CFR form may be purchased from the Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office (GPO), Washington, DC 20402. Copies of loose-leaf EPAAR are distributed within EPA and may be obtained from the EPA Facilities and Support Services Division.