Government Contracts Monitor
Department of Defense Issues New Source Selection Procedures
April 4, 2011
By: Lindsay Simmons
The Department of Defense has issued new Source Selection Procedures. These procedures are effective July 1, 2011 for all acquisitions conducted under FAR Part 15.Appendix A, Lowest Price Technically Acceptable Source Selection Process, and Appendix B, Debriefing Guide, of the Procedures provide additional uniform guidance for the conduct of DoD acquisitions. DoD will conduct training on its new procedures at the upcoming DoD Procurement Conference and Training Symposium held in Orlando, Florida from May 9-12.
According to the Director of the Defense Procurement & Acquisition Policy Office, the new Source Selection Procedures are “designed to provide for uniform Source Selection guidance within the Department and simplify the Source Selection process.”
The new Procedures include standardized rating criteria and descriptions for both technical and past performance evaluation factors.
To view the Source Selection Procedures click here.
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