Part Number: 306

Health and Human Services Acquisition Regulation

Subpart 306.2 - Full and Open Competition After Exclusion of Sources

306.202 Establishing or maintaining alternative sources.

(a) The Senior Procurement Executive (SPE) shall make the determination required in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 6.202(a).


(1) The contracting officer shall prepare the required determination and findings (D&F), see FAR 6.202(b)(1), based on the data provided by program personnel. The appropriate Competition Advocate (CA) (non-delegable) shall sign the D&F, indicating concurrence. The final determination will be made by the SPE.