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Acquisition Operating Procedures (AOP)

AOPs are time-sensitive documents. The table below contains a listing of procedures and guidance, with the respective expiration dates of the AOP. when an AOP expires, it is moved to the Expired AOP table and given a status of expired, canceled or superseded.

Number & Title File Effective Date
AOP 23, Quality Assurance Surveillance Plan [PDF] March 25, 2015, Until Canceled
AOP 22, Reassignment of Requisitions, Solicitations and Contracts to Contracting Officers and Buyers [PDF] August 20, 2014, Until Canceled
AOP 21, Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System (CPARS) Reviewing Official [PDF] July 10, 2014, Until Canceled
AOP 20, Authorizing Official Certification - Reservation of Funds [PDF] [DOC] October 15, 2013, Until Canceled
AOP 19, Requirement Package [PDF] June 28, 2017, Until Canceled
AOP 18, Procurement Action Lead Time (PALT) [PDF] July 10, 2014, Until Canceled
AOP 17, Acquisition Reporting Tools [PDF] January 26, 2017, Until Canceled
AOP 16, Delegation of Procurement Authority for Information Technology [PDF] [DOC] February 23, 2012, Until Canceled
AOP 14, Small Business Subcontracting Plan [PDF] [DOC] July 29, 2011, Until Canceled
AOP 13, Delegation of Contracting Officer Representatives [PDF] [MEMO] July 21, 2017, Until Canceled
AOP 12, Invoice Payment Process for Contracts Issued through the Integrated Acquisition System [PDF] August 13, 2013, Until Canceled
AOP 11, Contracting and Funding Offices' Address Activity Codes used in the Federal Procurement Data System - Next Generation [PDF] July 17, 2017, Until Canceled
AOP 9, American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Contracting [PDF] February 6, 2013, Until Canceled
AOP 8, Preaward and Postaward File Review [PDF] [DOC] [FORM] January 25, 2017, Until Canceled
AOP 7, Contract File Indexes and Electronic Contract Files [PDF] INDEX: [SAP] [PreAward] [A&E] [PostAward] [Mod ] July 17, 2017, Until Canceled
AOP 6, Unsolicited Proposals [PDF] [DOC] April 8, 2011, Until Canceled
AOP 5, Justifications and Approvals: Other Than Full and Open Competition [PDF] FORM: [FAR 6] [FAR 8 <$150k] [FAR 8>$150K] [FAR 13<150k] [FAR13 $150-$7M] [FAR 16 ] July 21, 2017, Until Canceled
AOP 4, Ratification of an Unauthorized Commitment [PDF] [DOC] January 24, 2017, Until Canceled
AOP 3, Acquisition Planning [PDF] [DOC] September 13, 2013, Until Canceled
AOP 2, Federal Acquisition Certification for Contracting Officer Representative(FAC-COR) [PDF] February 20, 2015, Until Canceled
AOP 1, Establishment of AOP for procurement offices of the Departmental Administration and Staff Offices [PDF] January 19, 2006, Until Canceled




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