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Part Number: Part 823

Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulations

PART 823 - ENVIRONMENT, ENERGY AND WATER EFFICIENCY, RENEWABLE ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES, OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY, AND DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE

Subpart 823.1 - Sustainable Acquisition Policy

823.103-70 Policy.

(a) For new contracts and orders above the micro-purchase threshold, contracting officers may insert a solicitation provision to include an evaluation factor for an offeror's Sustainable Acquisition Plan.

(b) When a solicitation includes the provision at 852.223-70, Instruction to Offerors - Sustainable Acquisition Plan, offerors shall include a Sustainable Acquisition Plan in their technical proposal addressing the sustainable products and services for delivery under any resulting contract.

823.103-71 Solicitation provision.

The contracting officer shall insert the provision at 852.223-70, Instruction to Offerors - Sustainable Acquisition Plan, in solicitations above the micro-purchase threshold.

Subpart 823.3 - Hazardous Material Identification and Material Safety Data

823.300 Scope of subpart.

This subpart provides a contract clause for use in administering safety and health requirements.

823.303-70 Contract clause.

Contracting officers shall insert clause 852.223-71, Safety and Health, in solicitations and contracts that involve hazardous materials for the following types of requirements:

(a) Research, development, or test projects.

(b) Transportation of hazardous materials.

(c) Construction.