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Expired Procurement Advisories

As of February 21, 2020 all Procurement Advisories are expired as detailed in the chart below. Refer to the FAR, AGAR, and USDA Contracting Desk Book for contracting policy, guidance, and information. Procurement Advisories below are Expired, Suspended, Rescinded, Cancelled or Incorporated in the Procedures, Guidance and Information (PGI) – USDA Contracting Desk Book.

Expired Procurement Advisories
Number & Titles Status
1 Simplified Acquisition Procedures Expired
2 Debt Collection Improvement Act of 1996 Expired
3 Federal Acquisition Reform Act of 1996 Expired
21 , Implementing Procedures for Streamlining the 8(a) Contracting Process Superseded - See Advisory 71 C
22 , Far Part 19 Deviation - Small Business Program Superseded - See Advisory 71 C
23, 23A, 23B, Waiver of Synopsis Requirements Expired - See Advisory 37
24, Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 Superseded - See FAC 2001-1
25, Business Cards Available at Government Expense Expired - See Advisory 42
26, Acquiring the Services of Temporary Employees Expired - See Advisory 44
27, Project Labor Agreements Expired
28, Contractor Performance System Superseded - See AAC 96-03
29, Acquisition Performance Measurement Program Canceled May 17, 2005
30, North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Superseded - See AAC 96-03
31, Contractor Performance System Superseded - See Advisory 51
32, Business Cards Available At Government Expense Expired
33, Class Deviation From Federal Acquisition Circular 97-21) Expired
34, 34A, 34B, Implementation of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended Expired - See Advisory 49
35, Implementation of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, Instructions Specifically Addressing Purchase Card Users Expired - See Advisory 50
36, Class Justification and Approval for Other Than Full and Open Competition Expired
37A, Waiver of Synopsis Requirements Expired
37, Waiver of Synopsis Requirements Expired
38, Establishment of Qualification Requirements Cancelled by Advisory 60
39, Prohibition on Using Convenience Checks for Spot Awards or Salary Payments Superseded-See USDA Purchase Card Program Guide
40, Extension of Test Program for Certain Commercial Items Superseded - See FAC 2001-04
41, Class Deviation - Contractor Performance System Superseded - See Advisory 51
42, Central Contractor Registration (CCR) Expired
43, Protests, Claims and Alternative Disputes Resolution (ADR) as Factors in Past Performance and Source Selection Decisions Canceled May 17, 2005
44, Acquiring the Services of Temporary Workers Canceled May 17, 2005
45, Contractor Responsibility Determinations and Indefinite-Delivery Contracts Canceled May 17, 2005
46, USDA Blanket Purchase Agreement for Office Supplies Expired
48, Reporting HUBZone Contracts to the Federal Procurement Data System (FPDS) Canceled May 17, 2005
49, Implementation of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended Word | PDF PGI 439.2
50, Implementation of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended - Instructions Specifically Addressing Purchase Card Users Expired - See Advisory 70
51, Past Performance Information and the Contractor Performance System (CPS) Expired
52, Prohibition on Using Convenience Checks for Purchases or Payments Expired
52A, Prohibition on Using Convenience Checks for Purchases or Payments Word | PDF PGI 432.1108
53 , USDA Information Technology Acquisition Approval Process Expired
53A, USDA Information Technology Acquisition Approval Request Word | PDF | Attachment-A PGI 407
54, Emergency Response to Contingency Operation, Humanitarian or Peacekeeping Operations, or Terrorist Attack. Superseded - See Advisory 63
55, Reminder Regarding the Use of Purchase Cards To Acquire Items Costing $5,000 or More and Agency-Determined Sensitive Property Items Superseded - See Advisory 55A
55A, Reminder Regarding the Use of Purchase Cards To Acquire Items Costing $5,000 or More and Agency-Determined Sensitive Property Items Word | PDF PGI 432.1108
56, Purchase of Online Courseware Libraries and Learning Management Systems Services See Advisory 73
57, Document Numbering System and Federal Procurement Data System (FPDS) Reporting See Advisory 76
58, Prohibition on Using Purchase Cards or Convenience Checks to Acquire Telecommunications Superseded - See Advisory 58B
58A, Prohibition on Using Purchase Cards or Convenience Checks to Acquire Telecommunications Expired
58B, Partially Removes the Prohibition on Use of the Purchase Card to Acquire Telecommunications Word | PDF PGI 439
59, Central Contractor Registration (CCR) Expired
60, 60 C Management of Qualification Requirements for USDA, Revision 3 Expired
61, Safeguarding Classified National Security Information Expired
61A, Safeguarding Classified National Security Information Superseded - See Advisory 61B
61B, Safeguarding Classified National Security Information Word | PDF PGI 404.403
62, Federal Procurement Data System - Next Generation (FPDS-NG) Reporting Requirements Superseded - See Advisory 72
63, Emergency Response to Contingency Operation, Humanitarian or Peacekeeping Operations, or Terrorist Attack, Revised Expired - See Advisory 67
64, Notices of Terrorism Insurance Coverage Expired
65, 65 A Foundation Financial Information System (FFIS) Vendor Table (VEND) Expired
65A, Foundation Financial Information System (FFIS) Vendor Table (VEND) Expired
66, 66 A, 66 B, 66 C Final Suspension of Authority to Use the Very Small Business Set-Asides and the Small Disadvantaged Business Price Evaluation Adjustments Expired - See FACs 2005-06 and 2005-07
67, Emergency Response to Contingency Operation, Humanitarian or Peacekeeping Operations, or Terrorist Attack, Revised Cancelled August 14, 2017 - See FAR Part 18 and DR 5013-6
68, Increasing the Use of Performance Based Service Acquisitions Expired
69, The Small Business Administration's (SBA) HUBZone Procurement Query & Reporting System (HPQRS) Expired
70, IImplementation of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended - Instructions Specifically Addressing Purchase Card Users Expired
71, 71 A, 71 B, Partnership Agreement Between The U.S. Small Business Administration And The U.S. Department of Agriculture Superseded by 71 C

71C, Partnership Agreement Between The U.S. Small Business Administration And The U.S. Department of Agriculture - Word | PDF

PGI 419
72, Federal Procurement Data System - Next Generation (FPDS-NG) Reporting Requirements Cancelled July 31, 2017 - See Advisories 87 and 105
73, Purchase of Online Courseware Libraries and Learning Management Systems or Services Word | PDF PGI 439
74, AGAR Provision - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code and Small Business Size Standard Superseded - see FAC 2005-07
75, Brand Name or Equal Specifications Canceled - see FAC 2005-13
76, Document Numbering System and Federal Procurement Data System - Next Generation (FPDS-NG) Reporting Word | PDF Expired
77A, Contracting for Prepackaged News Stories Word | PDF Cancelled March 26, 2019
78, Class Justification and Approval for Other Than Full and Open Competition Expired
79, 79 A, 79 B Hurricane Katrina Contingency Contracting Authorities, Proclamation of the President Suspending the Davis Bacon Act and Waivers for Use of Convenience Checks for Disaster Recovery and Emergency Blanket Waiver Approval for Hurricane Related Information Technology Acquisitions Expired
79A, Hurricane Katrina Contingency Contracting Authorities, Proclamation of the President Suspending the Davis Bacon Act and Waivers for Use of Convenience Checks for Disaster Recovery and Emergency Blanket Waiver Approval for Hurricane Related Information Technology Acquisitions Superseded - See Advisory 79B
79B, Hurricane Katrina Contingency Contracting Authorities, Proclamation of the President Suspending the Davis Bacon Act and Waivers for Use of Convenience Checks for Disaster Recovery and Emergency Blanket Waiver Approval for Hurricane Related Information Technology Acquisitions Expired
80, Requirement for Use of an Earned Value Management System (EVMS) Word | PDF PGI 434.2
81, 81 A, 81 B Common Identification Standard for Contractors Superseded by 81C
81C, Common Identification Standard for Contractors Word| PDF PGI 404.13
82A, USDA BioPreferred Program - Designated Biobased Items for Contract Requirements Word | PDF
- Biobased (BioPreferred) Quick Reference Guide for Contracting Officers
PGI 423
83, Acquisition Strategy and Review Procedures, Revision 05; Acquisition Strategy Worksheet Expired
85A, Acquisition Workforce Training, Certification, Delegation, and Management System Word
  • FAC-C Experience (OJT Toolkit) XLSX
Expired
86 Business Cards Available at Government Expense Superseded - See Advisory 86A
86A, Business Cards Available at Government Expense Word | PDF PGI 408.8
87A, USDA Federal Procurement Data Quality Plan Superseded - See Advisory 87B
87D, USDA Federal Procurement Data Quality Plan Word | PDF PGI 404.6
88, 88A, 88B, 88C Contractor Performance Information and Contractor Performance System (CPS) Evaluations Expired
89 Use of the Purchase Card and Related Alternative Payment Methods Expired
91B , 91B Attachment-A Advisory and Assistance Services Certain Other Professional Services Expired
91C , 91C Attachment-A Review of Advisory and Assistance Services and Certain Other Professional ServicesExpired
91D, Review of Advisory and Assistance Services and All Professional Services Expired
92, 92A, 92B Implementation Guidance for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act ("Recovery Act") of 2009 Expired
93, Guidance on Contract Closeout and Unliquidated Obligations Superseded by 93A
93A, Contract Closeout w-Appendices Word | PDF Expired
93B, Contract Closeout Procedures Word | PDF Expired
93C, Contract Closeout Procedures Word | PDF PGI 404.804 & 442.708
96 , Contractor Performance Information and Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System (CPARS) Evaluations Expired
96B, Contractor Performance Information and Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System (CPARS) Evaluations Word | PDF PGI 442.15
97 , USDA Mandatory Sources for Office Supplies Superseded by 97A
97 A , USDA Mandatory Sources for Office Supplies Expired
97B, USDA Mandatory Sources for Office Supplies Word | PDF PGI 408
98, 98 A USDA Mandatory Source for Express and Ground Domestic Delivery Services in the continental United States, Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico Superseded by 98B
98 B , USDA Mandatory Source for Express and Ground Domestic Delivery Service in the Continental United States Word Expired
98 C , USDA Mandatory Source for Express and Ground Domestic Delivery Service in the Continental United States Word Expired
98D, USDA Mandatory Source for Express and Ground Domestic Delivery Service in the Continental United States Word | PDF PGI 408
99, Evaluation Process in USDA Agricultural Commodity Contracts PDF Expired
100, 100A , 100B, 100E USDA Contracting Officers Warrant Guidelines Expired
101, Shared First Policy in USDA Contracts Superseded by 101A
101B,Shared First Policy in USDA Contracts Word | PDF PGI 416
102, Word | PDF, USDA Vendor Communication Plan Expired
103, 103A, Service Contract Reporting 407.5 and 437
104, 104A, 104A Attachment Prohibit against Contracting, Tax Delinquent or Felony Superseded - See Advisory 104B
104B, FAR Class Deviation: Prohibition Against Contracting with Corporations that have an Unpaid Delinquent Tax Liability or a Felony Conviction under any Federal Law Word | PDF
  • Deviation 2015-01: Agriculture Acquisition Regulation (48 CFR Chapter 4) Word | PDF
Expired
105A, 105B, Use of Automated Procurement Systems Superseded - See Advisory 105C
105C, Use of Automated Procurement Systems Word | PDF PGI 404.5
106, Emergency Acquisition in Support of Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts Word | PDF Canceled September 21, 2018
107, USDA Procurement Advisory Established Word | PDF PGI Foreword
108, Biobased Products Reporting Requirement Tool and Extension Word | PDF
  • FAR Deviation PDF
  • OPPM Reporting Memo PDF
Expired
109, Providing Accelerated Payment to Small Business Subcontractors Superseded by FAR 32.009.
110, USDA Chief Acquisition Officer (CAO) Roles and Responsibilities Word | PDF Superseded by e-CFR 2.24 (a)(6)
111, Test Program for Certain Commercial Items, FAR Subpart 13.5 Word | PDF
  • FAR Deviation PDF
Superseded by FAR 13.5 as stated in
Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005–83
112B, Continuous Learning Management for USDA’s Acquisition Workforce Expired
113, Discontinuance of a Provision and a Clause from the AGAR Word | PDF PGI 411.10 and 436.5
114, Federal Acquisition Regulation Class Deviation – Removal of Dollar Limitation for Set-asides under the Women-Owned Small Business Program Superseded - See Advisory 114A
114A, Federal Acquisition Regulation Class Deviation – Removal of Dollar Limitation for Set-asides under the Women-Owned Small Business Program Superseded by FAR 19.1505
115, Continued Implementation of LincPass at USDA Word | PDF PGI 404.1301 & 411.107
116 Interim Purchase Authority for Fuel Expired
116A, Interim Purchase Authority for Fuel Word | PDF PGI 413.301
117, Prohibition on Use of Unpriced Options Word | PDF PGI 417
118A , Solicitation Review Process Superseded by Procurement Advisory 130
120, Establishing a Minimum Wage for Contractors Word | PDF
  • USDA Deviation Signed by SPE PDF
Superseded by FAR 22.19 as stated in
Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005–79
121, Procurement of Communications / Information Products and Services Word | PDF Superseded by DR 1497-001
122, Purchase Authority for Single Purchase Limit Superseded by PA 132
123, Acquiring Rental Storage Space short and long term with USDA Purchase Card Word | PDF PGI 413.301
124, Required Approval Before Awarding Contracts or Agreements for Human Resources Services Word | PDF
  • Reference- OHRM Advisory 2015-002, Human Resources Delegations of Authority PDF
Cancelled March 13, 2018
125, USDA Purchase Card Program – Mandatory, Annual Refresher Training Requirements Word | PDF PGI 413.301
126A, Use of Unique Procurement Instrument Identifiers _Final Word | PDF PGI 404.16 & 404.870
127, Acquiring Information Technology - Recommended Language to Comply with Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) Word | PDF PGI 439
128, FAR Class Deviation to Implement an Act to Enhance Whistleblower Protection for Contractor Employees, Word | PDF PGI Foreword
129, FAR Class Deviation to Exercise Special Emergency Procurement Authorities, Word | PDF FAR Parts 2, 10, 12, 13, 18, 26
130, 130A and 130B, Acquisition Planning and Major System Reviews
  • Additional Definitions, PDF
PGI 434
131, FAR Class Deviation to Implement New Thresholds for the Trade Agreements, Rescinded,1/24/18-see FAC 2005-97
132, FAR Class Deviation to Increase the Micro-Purchase and the Simplified Acquisition Thresholds, PDF Word PGI Foreword
133, FAR Class Deviation to Increase the Threshold for Requiring Certified Cost and Pricing Data, PDF Word PGI Foreword
134, Incrementally Funded Fixed-Price Contracts, PDF PGI 432.7
135, FAR Class Deviation – Removal of Best Procurement Approach Determination for Interagency Acquisitions, PDF FAR Parts 4, 8, 17, 35
136, 136A, 136B, 136C, 136D, 136E USDA Contracting Desk Book PGI Index