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Part Number: 1302

Commerce Acquisition Regulations

1302.170 Abbreviations

AIR Additional Item Requirements

BPO Senior Bureau Procurement Official

CAAC Civilian Agency Acquisition Council

CAM Commerce Acquisition Manual

CAO Chief Acquisition Officer

CAR Commerce Acquisition Regulation

CFO/ASA Chief Financial Officer/Assistant Secretary for Administration

CFR Code of Federal Regulations

CO Contracting Officer

COR Contracting Officer's Representative

DAO Departmental Administrative Order

DOC Department of Commerce

DOO Departmental Organizational Order

D&F Determination and Findings

EVMS Earned Value Management System

FAR Federal Acquisition Regulation

HCA Head of Contracting Activity

HCO Head of Contracting Office

IRB Institutional Review Board

JOFOC Justification for Other than Full and Open Competition

NIST National Institute of Standards and Technology

NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

OCI Organizational Conflict of Interest

OCIO Office of the Chief Information Officer

OFPP Office of Federal Procurement Policy

OIG Office of Inspector General

OMB Office of Management and Budget

OS Office of the Secretary

OSDBU Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization

PE Procurement Executive

PTO Patent and Trademark Office

RFP Request for Proposals

SBA Small Business Administration

OU Operating Unit