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Procedural
Requirements
NPR 5101.33A
Effective Date: May 19, 2000
Expiration Date: March 27, 2022
COMPLIANCE IS MANDATORY FOR NASA EMPLOYEES
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Subject: Procurement Advocacy Programs w/Change 5, Revalidated 3/27/2017

Responsible Office: Office of Procurement


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Preface


P.1 Purpose

This NPR provides internal guidance for Agencywide advocacy roles:

a. The NASA Procurement Ombudsman.

b. Competition and Commercial Item Advocacy.

c. Value Engineering (VE).

P.2 Applicability

a. This directive is applicable to NASA Headquarters and NASA Centers. This directive applies to and other contractors only to the extent specified or referenced in applicable contracts.

b. In this directive, all mandatory actions (i.e., requirements) are denoted by statements containing the term "shall." The terms: "may" or "can" denote discretionary privilege or permission, "should" denotes a good practice and is recommended, but not required, "will" denotes expected outcome, and "are/is" denotes descriptive material.

c. In this directive, all document citations are assumed to be the latest version, unless otherwise noted.

P.3 Authority

a. 48 C.F.R. Chapter 1, Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR).

b. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular No. A-131, Value Engineering.

P.4 Applicable Documents and Forms

a. OMB Circular No. A-131 Value Engineering

b. NPD 5101.32, Procurement.

c. NASA FAR Supplement (NFS) 1815.70 Ombudsman

d. FAR 16505(b)(8) Task and Delivery Order Ombudsman

e. FAR 3.104-5 Disqualification

f. FAR 15.201(f) Exchange with Industry before receipt of proposals

g. FAR Part 33 103 Protests to the Agency

h. FAR 6.502 Advocates for Competition, Duties and Responsibilities

i. FAR Part 48 Value Engineering

j. NFS 1806.5 Competition Advocates

k. NFS Part 1848 Value Engineering

P.5 Measurement/Verification

Measurement/verification occurs through receipt of competition advocate and commercial item advocate reports.

P.6 Cancellation

NPR 5101.33A, Procurement Advocacy Programs dated May 19, 2000.

Revalidated March 27, 2017

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