Acquisition Policy Flash! 20-26
Notification of VA Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) Update Number 2008-24 to Incorporate VAAR Class Deviations issued between March 27, 2020 and August 14, 2020
Purpose: To announce to the VA Acquisition Workforce that the VAAR shown on the Office of Acquisition and Logistics website has been updated to incorporate VAAR Class Deviations issued between March 27, 2020 and August 14, 2020 through the release of VAAR Update Number 2008-24.
VAAR Section Impacted: VAAR 808.002 and 832.904-70.
Effective Date: Immediately.
Background: In order to enhance department-level guidance for all VA acquisitions, the VA Acquisition Workforce requested updates to the VAAR that would incorporate all deviations into the applicable VAAR part. As a continuing result, an update has been issued that contains revisions approved via VAAR class deviations for parts 808 and 832.
Applicability: This notification is directed to the VA acquisition workforce.
Action Required: Incorporate VAAR Update Number 2008-24.
Additional Information: Direct any questions or comments to the Procurement Policy and Warrant Management Service (003A2A) via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via telephone at (202) 632-5288.