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Change Number: Change 181 GSAM Case 2024-G505
Effective Date: 05/20/2024

Subpart 541.1 - General

Subpart 541.1 - General

541.100 Scope of part.

(a)  This part applies to the acquisition of utility services from regulated utilities with the exception of section 541.202-1, which covers acquisition planning for deregulated utilities.

(b)  Acquisitions from deregulated suppliers for natural gas and/or electricity shall use the competitive policies and procedures as prescribed in part  512.

541.101 Definitions.

As used in this part—

“Independent regulatory body” means the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, a state-wide agency, or an agency with less than state-wide jurisdiction when operating pursuant to state authority that has the power to fix, establish, or control the rates and services of utility suppliers.


541.103 Statutory and delegated authority.

Proceedings before Federal and state regulatory bodies shall be coordinated through the Public Buildings Service, Office of Facilities Management, Energy Division, in addition to any other GSA office as directed by internal policies or procedures.