48 CFR § 806.304 - Approval of the justification.
(a) For a justification other than a class justification specified in FAR 6.304(c), Table 806.304-1 provides the authorities who may approve a justification:
|Proposed contract amount||Approving authority||Alternate approving authority|
|(1) Not exceeding $500,000||The contracting officer, as provided in
|(2) Over $500,000 but not exceeding $10 million||Contracting Activity Competition Advocate (see 806.501(b) and (c)) unless that Advocate is the contracting officer||The Agency Competition Advocate (see 806.501(a)).|
|(3) Over $10 million but not exceeding $50 million||Agency Competition Advocate||Not applicable.|
|(4) Over $50 million||Senior Procurement Executive (see 802.100)||Not applicable.|
(b) For class justifications specified in FAR 6.304(c), the contracting officer must obtain the approval of the Agency Competition Advocate for all proposed justifications with an estimated value of up to $50 million. The contracting officer must obtain the approval of the SPE for all proposed justifications with an estimated value of more than $50 million.