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Veterans First Contracting Program, 38 U.S.C. 8127 & 8128 Implementation Policy and Procedures

This page serves as the electronic reading room for documents associated with the Implementation of the Veterans First Contracting Program as a Result of the U. S. Supreme Court Decision.

Associated Documents
DocumentTitleDated
Acquisition Policy Flash! 18-06 Notification to the Acquisition Workforce Regarding Class Deviation (Revised)–Implementation of the Veterans First Contracting Program (VFCP) as a Result of the U.S. Supreme Court Decision, July 25, 2016, (Class Deviation-VFCP FEB 2017) dated March 1, 2017, Amendment 01 to Attachment 4, VAAR Part 808 10/27/2017
  Ability One Procurement List 10/27/2017
VA Acquisition Regulation Class Deviation (Revised) Implementation of the Veterans First Contracting Program as a Result of the U.S. Supreme Court Decision (Veterans First Contracting Program (VFCP 2016)) – Revised Attachment 4, Feb 2017 03/01/2017
Procurement Policy Memorandum 2016-05 Implementation of the Veterans First Program as a Result of the U.S. Supreme Court Decision (Revised - this VA PPM revises and reissues PPM 2016-05 dated 07/25/2016) 09/27/2018
VA Acquisition Regulation Class Deviation Implementation of the Veterans First Program as a Result of the U.S. Supreme Court Decision 07/25/2016
Acquisition Policy Flash! 16-20 Implementation of the Veterans First Program as a Result of the U.S. Supreme Court Decision 07/25/2016
Applying the VA Rule of Two Decision Tree Tool 31 U.S.C. 8127(d), Supplies and Services  
Supreme Court Decision Kingdomware Technologies, Inc. v. United States 06/16/2016
38 U.S.C. 8127 Small business concerns owned and controlled by Veterans: contracting goals and preferences 08/06/2012
38 U.S.C. 8128 Small business concerns owned and controlled by Veterans: contracting priority 12/22/2006

38 U.S.C. 8127 Implementation Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Aasked Questions (FAQs) were developed during training sessions conducted by the VA Acquisition Academy to implement required VA policy and internal procedural changes in Procurement Policy Memorandum (PPM) 2016-05 and Class Deviation dated July 25, 2016, addressing the Veterans First Contracting Program.

The VA Acquisition Workforce must not rely on the answers provided alone but must refer, in addition to the PPM and the Class Deviation dated July 25, 2016, to official policy and procedures, including the Federal Acquisition Regulation External link to a government website, the Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation, class deviations thereto, and internal as well as Head of Contracting Activity procedural guidance.