41 CFR 51-6.3 - Long-term procurements.

§ 51-6.3 Long-term procurements.

(a) Contracting activities are encouraged to investigate long-term ordering agreements for commodities listed on the Procurement List to level off demand, thereby helping ensure stability of employment and development of job skills for persons who are blind or have other severe disabilities.

(b) Contracting activities are encouraged to use the longest contract term available by law to their agencies for contracts for commodities and services under the AbilityOne Program, in order to minimize the time and expense devoted to formation and renewal of these contracts.

[ 56 FR 48983, Sept. 26, 1991, as amended at 62 FR 32237, June 13, 1997; 71 FR 68494, Nov. 27, 2006]