PART 5313 -
Simplified Acquisition Procedures

2019 Edition

Revised: 2 May 2022

Table of Contents

SUBPART 5313.1 — PROCEDURES 2

5313.106-1 Soliciting from a Single Source 2

5313.106-3 Award and Documentation 2

SUBPART 5313.2 – ACTIONS AT OR BELOW THE MICRO-PURCHASE THRESHOLD 2

5313.201 General 2

SUBPART 5313.3 – SIMPLIFIED ACQUISITION METHODS 3

5313.301 Governmentwide Commercial Purchase Card 3

5313.303-5 Purchases Under BPAs 3

SUBPART 5313.5 – SIMPLIFIED PROCEDURES FOR CERTAIN COMMERCIAL ITEMS 3

5313.500 General 3

5313.501 Special Documentation Requirements 3

SUBPART 5313.1 — PROCEDURES

5313.106-1 Soliciting from a Single Source

(b) For acquisitions that exceed the micro-purchase threshold, but do not exceed the Simplified Acquisition Threshold, the tailorable Single Source Justification template may be used.

5313.106-3 Award and Documentation

(a) See the tailorable Determination of Fair & Reasonable Price template when using Simplified Acquisition Procedures under FAR 13.1.

SUBPART 5313.2 – ACTIONS AT OR BELOW THE MICRO-PURCHASE THRESHOLD

5313.201 General

(g)(1) See MP5301.601(a)(i).

SUBPART 5313.3 – SIMPLIFIED ACQUISITION METHODS

5313.301 Governmentwide Commercial Purchase Card

See AFI 64-117, Air Force Governmentwide Purchase Card (GPC) Program.

5313.303-5 Purchases Under BPAs

(b)(1) Individual purchases under BPAs established in accordance with FAR 13.303-2(c)(3) may be made up to the purchase limitation identified in the BPA.

(2) Individual purchases of commercial items, other than BPAs established in accordance with FAR 13.303-2(c)(3), may be made up to the dollar limitation specified in FAR 13.500.

SUBPART 5313.5 – SIMPLIFIED PROCEDURES FOR CERTAIN COMMERCIAL ITEMS

5313.500 General

(c)(1) See MP5301.601(a)(i).

5313.501 Special Documentation Requirements

(a)(1)(ii) See the tailorable Sole Source (Including Brand Name) Justification - Simplified Procedures for Certain Commercial Items template.

(a)(2) See 5306.304(a) for the approving officials for acquisitions using the limited or sole source justification at FAR 13.501(a)(2).