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Acquisition Policy Flash! 17-26

What's Changed?

Class Deviation – Veterans Benefits Administration Authority on Architect-Engineer Services in VA Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) Subpart 836.6

Purpose:  To issue a class deviation in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation 1.404, Class deviations, and VAAR 801.404, Class deviations, to provide the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) authority on Architect-Engineer (A-E) Services evaluation boards and selection authority in VAAR 836.602-2 and 836.602-4.

VAAR Sections referenced  VAAR 836.602-2 and 836.602-4.

Effective Date:  Immediately

Background:  The VBA has recurring needs for A-E services and are therefore being provided authority to perform evaluation board and selection authority approving official functions as stated in VAAR 836.602-2 and 836.602-4

Applicability:  This notice applies to VA contracting activities.

Action Required:  Contracting officers shall comply with the subject class deviation which provides VBA authority to perform evaluation board and selection authority approving official functions as stated in VAAR 836.602-2 and 836.602-4.

Additional Information:  Questions or concerns should be addressed to the Office of Acquisition and Logistics (003A), Procurement Policy and Warrant Management Service (003A2A) at (202) 632-5288 or va.procurement.policy@va.gov.