Office of Acquisition and Logistics — VA Acquisition Regulation (VAAR)
Subpart 804.1—Contract Execution
|804.101||Contracting officer’s signature.|
|804.1102||Vendor Information Pages (VIP) Database.|
AUTHORITY: 40 U.S.C. 121(c) and 48 CFR 1.301-1.304.
(a) If a contracting officer’s name and title has been typed, stamped, or printed on the contract, and that contracting officer is not available to sign the contract, another contracting officer, as specified in 801.602, may sign the contract.
Prior to January 1, 2012, all VOSBs and SDVOSBs must be listed in the VIP database, available at http://www.VetBiz.gov, and also must be registered in the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) (see 48 CFR subpart 4.11) to receive contract awards under VA’s Veteran-owned Small Business prime contracting and subcontracting opportunities program. After December 31, 2011, all VOSBs, including SDVOSBs, must be listed as verified in the VIP database, and also must be registered in the CCR to be eligible to participate in order to receive new contract awards under this program.