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CHAPTER 14H-BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS,
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
14H-1.404 4 Assignment of duties to conAUGUST 19, 1969.
tracting officers. Sec.
14H-1.451 Delegation and redelegation of 14H-1.000 Scope of part.
authority and designation of
contracting officers. Subpart 14H-1.0-Regulation System
14H-1.451-2 Designation of contracting of14H-1.001 Scope of subpart.
ficer positions. 14H-1.002 Purpose.
14H-1.451-6 Limitation of contracting off14H-1.003 Authority.
cer authority. 14H-1.004 Applicability. 14H-1.006 Issuance.
AUTHORITY: The provisions of this part 14H-1.006-1 Code arrangement.
14H-1 issued under sec. 205 (c), 63 Stat. 390; 14H-1.006-2 Publication.
40 U.S.C. 486(c). 148_1.007 Arrangement.
SOURCE: The provisions of this Part 14H-1 14H-1.007-1 General plan.
appear at 34 F.R. 13659, Aug. 26, 1969, unless 14H-1.007-2. Numbering.
otherwise noted. 14H-1.007-3 Citation. 14H-1.008 Agency implementation.
§ 14H-1.000 Scope of part. 14H-1.009 Deviation.
(a) This part establishes a system for 14H-1.009-2 Procedure.
the codification and publication of poliSubpart 14H-1.2-Definition of Terms
cies and procedures of the Bureau of In14H-1.205 Procuring activity.
dian Affairs (Bureau) regulations which 14H-1.206 Head of the procuring activity.
implement, supplement or deviate from
the Federal Procurement Regulations Subpart 14H-1.3-General Policies
(FPR) and Interior Procurement Regu14H-1.302 Procurement sources.
lations (IPR), when appropriate. 14H-1.302–3 Contracts between the Govern. (b) The Federal Procurement Regulament and Government em
tions are published as Chapter 1 of this ployees or business concerns
title. The Interior Procurement Regulasubstantially owned or controlled by Government em.
tions which implement and supplement ployees.
the FPR are published as Chapter 14 of
this title. The Bureau Procurement RegSubpart 14H-1.4-Procurement Responsibility ulations which implement and suppleand Authority
ment the FPR and IPR are published as 14H-1.402 Authority of contracting offi- Chapter 14H of this title. It is the basic cers.
policy of the Bureau to apply the Fed14H-1.404 Selection, designation and ter
eral Procurement Regulations and the mination of designation of contracting officers.
Interior Procurement Regulations. Thus, 14H-1.404-2 Designation.
as to most elements of the procurement 148-1.404-8 Termination of designation. process, substantive guidelines will be found by reference to those regulations § 14H-1.007–3 Citation. in the order mentioned.
Using this section as an example Subpart 14H-1.0—Regulation System
BIAPR should be cited as, “BIAPR
14H-1.007-3." When referred to for§ 14H-1.001 Scope of subpart.
mally in official documents such as legal This subpart establishes the Bureau of
briefs, the section should be cited as “41 Indian Affairs Procurement Regulations
CFR 14H-1.007–3." (BIAPR) and states their relationship
$ 14H-1.008 Agency implementation. to the Federal Procurement Regulations
(a) It is Bureau policy to utilize FPR (FPR) and the Interior Procurement Regulations (IPR).
and IPR to the fullest extent possible in
the conduct of all procurement matters. § 14H-1.002 Purpose.
The Bureau will conform to this policy This subpart establishes for the Bu
by avoiding implementation, supplemenreau uniform policies and procedures re
tation, or deviation from FPR and IPR lated to procurement of personal prop
unless compelling reasons exist for doing
So. erty, nonpersonal services, construction,
(b) FPR and IPR shall be applicable and real property by lease.
as issued unless implemented, supple& 14H-1.003 Authority.
mented, or deviated from in BIAPR. BIAPR are prescribed by the Commis
(c) Matters which pertain to prosioner of Indian Affairs (Commissioner)
curement but are primarily for internal under the Federal Property and Admin
guidance whether or not related to the istrative Services Act of 1949, as
material in FPR and IPR, will be issued amended, or other authority specifically
as Bureau of Indian Affairs Procurement cited.
Instructions (BIAPI), To simplify usage
of BIAPI in conjunction with FPR, IPP $ 14H-1.004 Applicability.
and BIAPR the same system and format BIAPR apply to all procurement ac
used for those regulations will be foltivities of the Bureau to the extent indi
lowed. A yellow colored paper will be cated, unless otherwise provided by law.
used for BIAPI. § 14H-1.006 Issuance.
$ 14H-1.009 Deviation. § 14H-1.006-1 Code arrangement.
§ 14H-1.009-2 Procedure. BIAPR are issued in the Code of Fed
Deviations from FPR and IPR by the
Bureau will be kept to a minimum and eral Regulations as Chapter 14H of Title
controlled as follows: 41, Public Contracts and Property Management. BIAPR contain the alphabeti
(a) Requests for approval of devia
tions may be submitted by contracting cal letter “H” which identifies the
officers to the Commissioner. The reBureau and which immediately follows
quests shall cite the specific part of FPR, the Code (14) which identifies the De
or IPR, from which it is desired to partment as illustrated in IPR.
deviate, shall set forth the nature of § 14H-1.006-2 Publication.
the deviations, and shall give the rea
sons for the action requested. Requests BIAPR will be published in the FED- considered meritorious will be submitted ERAL REGISTER and in separate looseleaf for approval as provided for in IPR. form on salmon colored paper.
No deviation shall be effective until § 14H-1.007
approved. Arrangement. § 14H-1.007-1 General plan.
Subpart 14H-1.2-Definition of Terms The general plan, numbering system,
$ 14H-1.205 Procuring activity. and nomenclature used in FPR and IPR,
"Procuring activity" means the Bu which conform to the FEDERAL REGISTER
reau of Indian Affairs in which authority
to contract for the procurement of perstandards, are adhered to in BIAPR.
sonal property, nonpersonal services, and § 14H-1.007-2 Numbering.
construction is vested.. For ease in identification, the number- § 14H-1.206 Head of the procuring ing system and part, subpart, and sec
activity, tion titles used in FPR, and in IPR are “Head of the procuring activity" also used in BIAPR.
means the Commissioner.
Subpart 14H-1.3—General Policies S 14H-1.302 Procurement sources. § 14H-1.302-3 Contracts between the
Government and Government employees or business concerns substantially owned or controlled by Govern
ment employees. Contracting Officers shall refer all proposed contracts with Government employees or business concerns substantially owned or controlled by Government employees to the Commissioner. Approval of the Assistant Secretary for Administration will be requested in those instances where the Commissioner determines it would be in the Government's interest to enter into such a contract.
Responsibility and Authority $ 14H-1.402 Authority of contracting
The authority under this section shall be exercised in conformity with $ 14H-1.451.
$ 14H-1.451 Delegation and redelega
tion of authority and designation of
contracting officers. Except for such limitations as are prescribed elsewhere, the authority delegated to the Commissioner with respect to all matters relating to contracting and procurement of supplies, services, and construction, except the authority to designate contracting officer positions, is hereby redelegated to the contracting officer positions designated in § 14H1.451-2. $ 14H-1.451-2 Designation of contract.
ing officer positions. (a) Each of the following organizational titles are designated as contracting officer positions:
(1) Headquarters Office Officials:
(i) Associate Commissioner for Support Services.
(ii) Director of Operating Services.
(iii) Chief, Division of Property and Supply Management.
(iv) Chief, Division of Plant Design and Construction, Albuquerque, N. Mex.
(v) Chief, Plant Management Engineering Center, Littleton, Colo.
(vi) Executive Officer, Indian Affairs Data Center, Albuquerque, N. Mex.
(vii) Property and Supply Officer, Indian Affairs Data Center, Albuquerque, N. Mex.
(2) Area Office officials:
(iii) Assistant Area Director, Minneapolis and Sacramento Area Offices.
(iv) Assistant Area Director for Administration.
(v) Area Administrative Officer.
(vii) Contract Engineering Adviser, Portland, Oreg.
(vill) Administrative Officer and Special Representative, Seattle, Wash. [34 F.R. 13659, Aug. 26, 1969, as amended at 35 F.R. 5403, Apr. 1, 1970] § 14H-1.451-6 Limitation of contract
ing officer authority. Contract Engineering Advisor, Portland, Oreg., is limited to the approval of nonnegotiated construction contracts not exceeding $25,000. (35 F.R. 11398, July 16, 1970]
$ 14H-1.404 Selection, designation, and
termination of designation of con
tracting officers. The authority under this section shall be exercised in conformity with § 14H-1.451. § 14H-1.404–2 Designation.
The authority under this section shall be exercised in conformity with § 14H-1.451. § 14H-1.404—3 Termination of designa
tion. The requirements of this section shall be exercised in conformity with $ 14H-1.451 $ 14H-1.404–4 Assignment of duties to
contracting officers. The requirements of this section shall be exercised in conformity with § 14H1.451.
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