AAPD 20-02

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AAPDs provide information of significance to all agency personnel and partners involved in the Acquisition and Assistance process. Information includes (but is not limited to): advance notification of changes in acquisition or assistance regulations; reminders; procedures; and general information. Also, AAPDs may be used to implement new requirements on short-notice, pending formal amendment of acquisition or assistance regulations. 

AAPDs are EFFECTIVE AS OF THE ISSUED DATE unless otherwise noted in the guidance below; the directives remain in effect until this office issues a notice of cancellation. 

Subject Category: Acquistion Management

Purpose: The purpose of this AAPD is to inform Acquisition and Assistance staff of additional communication methods available to Suspending or Debarring Officials (SDOs) and contractors when corresponding with each other on suspension or debarment. These flexibilities and corresponding revisions to the FAR are authorized by class deviation number M-OAA-DEV-FAR-20-02c approved by the Director, Office of Acquisition and Assistance on May 13, 2020. 

The deviation is effective through May 13, 2022 unless rescinded earlier. 

Date Issued: May 13, 2020

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - 7:00am