Tag Archives: class deviation

GSA Issues Memo on Accelerated Payments to Small Business Contractors, Subcontractors


The General Services Administration has cleared a class deviation from the Federal Acquisition Regulation to allow accelerated payments to small business contractors and subcontractors and comply with a provision of the fiscal 2020 National Defense Authorization Act.

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Report: DHS, GSA Use ‘Commercial Solutions Opening’ Method to Expedite Tech Procurements

The Department of Homeland Security and the General Services Administration have launched efforts to advance the use of “commercial solutions opening” method to speed up the acquisition of innovative platforms and services, Bloomberg reported Wednesday. DHS released in June its guidelines for the CSO contracting method, while GSA unveiled in …

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Jeffrey Koses: GSA Proposes Data Reporting Rule Change for Multiple Award Schedules

The General Services Administration will implement a series of changes to the Multiple Award Schedules program in order to address concerns over price variability, flexibility and regulatory complexities Jeffrey Koses, a senior procurement executive at GSA’s Office of Government-wide Policy, said Monday on the GSA blog that the agency will propose a new rule for transactional data reporting, a class …

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GSA Seeks Feedback on Class Deviation for Commercial Supplier Agreement Terms

The General Services Administration‘s Office of Acquisition Policy is seeking public input on a proposed class deviation for differences between commercial supplier agreement terms and the Federal Acquisition Regulation and General Services Acquisition Regulation. In a request for information published Friday in the Federal Register, GSA said the class deviation indicated in Notice—MVA-2015-01 works to …

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