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Acquisition Policy Flash! 11-06

What's Changed?

Decreased Threshold for Implementation and Mandated Use of VA’s Electronic Contract Management System (eCMS)

Purpose:  To notify Acquisition personnel of the change to the threshold for mandatory use of the VA’s Electronic Contract Management System (eCMS).  Effective immediately, all new procurement actions valued at $3,000 or more shall be accomplished within eCMS.  A policy letter is forthcoming however this guidance is mandatory.

Dated:  November 29, 2010

Effective Date:  Immediately

Questions or concerns should be addressed to Mitchell Gasbarra, Senior Procurement Analyst, at or to Meredith Bedenbaugh at