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Rules for Unsolicited Proposals. Criteria that must be satisfied prior to submitting unsolicited proposals.

Competition Advocates and Task-Order and Delivery Order Ombudsman. Senior agency positions dedicated to ensuring full and open competition as part of the federal contract progress.

Homeland Security Acquisition Regulation

Effective as of June 1, 2006

Homeland Security Acquisition Regulation (HSAR) (PDF, 137 pages - 900 KB)

Federal Register Notices:

Archived Regulation - Effective until June 1, 2006

Homeland Security Acquisition Regulation (HSAR) through HSAR Notice 05-01 (PDF, 137 pages - 2.0 MB)

  • HSAR Notice 04-01, Forms for use in Acquisition (PDF, 2 pages - 14 KB)
  • HSAR Notice 05-01, Part 3053 Forms for use in Acquisition (PDF, 1 page - 12 KB)
  • HSAR Class Deviation, July 21, 2004 - Organizational Conflicts of Interest (PDF, 3 pages - 987 KB)
  • HSAR Class Deviation, November 12, 2004 - Qualifications of Contractor Employees and IT System Access for Contractors (PDF, 6 pages, 301 KB)

Homeland Security Acquisition Manual

Effective December 29, 2006

Homeland Security Acquisition Manual (HSAM) (PDF, 287 pages - 2 MB)

Archived Regulation - Effective until December 28, 2006

Homeland Security Acquisition Manual (HSAM) through HSAM Notice 06-02 (PDF, 243 pages - 940 KB)

Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Class Deviations

Archive FAR Deviations no longer in effect or have been incorporated into the FAR

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