PGI 213.301 Governmentwide commercial purchase card.

(1) A Governmentwide commercial purchase card program is a program that is authorized pursuant to a delegation of contracting authority and designation as a DoD contracting activity for the purpose of streamlining the purchase and payment processes for supplies and services by use of a Government-issued purchase card.

(2) Governmentwide commercial purchase card programs cannot be established or operated unless contracting authority is granted in accordance with governing laws and regulations, and delegated through a contracting activity identified at 202.101 . Further guidance regarding establishment, operation, and oversight of Governmentwide commercial purchase card programs can be found in the “Department of Defense Government Charge Card Guidebook for Establishing and Managing Purchase, Travel, and Fuel Card Programs” at .