48 CFR § 873.110 - Solicitation provisions.
(a) As required in 873.109(d), contracting officers shall set a reasonable time for receipt of quotations or proposals and shall insert the provision at 852.273–70, Late Offers, in all RFQs and RFPs exceeding the micro-purchase threshold. However, this provision shall not be used if the provision 852.273–71, Alternative Negotiation Techniques, is to be used. (38 U.S.C. 8153)
(b) The contracting officer shall insert a provision in RFQs and solicitations, substantially the same as the provision at 852.273–71, Alternative Negotiation Techniques, when either of the alternative negotiation techniques described in 873.111(d)(1) will be used. (38 U.S.C. 8153)
(c) The contracting officer shall insert the provision at 852.273–72, Alternative Evaluation, in lieu of FAR provision 52.212–2, Evaluation—Commercial Items, when the alternative negotiation technique described in 873.111(d)(1)(ii) will be used. (38 U.S.C. 8153)
(d) When evaluation information, as described in 873.112, is to be used to select a contractor under a RFQ or RFP for health-care resources consisting of commercial services or the use of medical equipment or space, the contracting officer may insert the provision at 852.273–73, Evaluation—Health-Care Resources, in the RFQ or RFP in lieu of FAR provision 52.212–2. (38 U.S.C. 8153)
(e) As provided at 873.113(f), if award may be made without exchange with offerors, the contracting officer shall include the provision at 852.273–74, Award Without Exchanges, in the RFQ or RFP. (38 U.S.C. 8153)
(f) The contracting officer shall insert the FAR clause at 52.207–3, Right of First Refusal of Employment, in all RFQs, solicitations, and contracts issued under the authority of 38 U.S.C. 8151–8153 which may result in a conversion, from in-house performance to contract performance, of work currently being performed by Department of Veterans Affairs employees. (38 U.S.C. 8153)