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Part Number: 604

Department of State Acquisition Regulation

604.502 Policy.

604.502 Policy.

(b) The Assistant Secretary of State for Administration is the head of the agency for the purpose of FAR 4.502(b).


(i) Materials not in automated format. For solicitations containing drawings or other materials that are not in an automated format, the contracting officer shall:

(A) Post as much of the solicitation as possible on the Internet; and,

(B) Make hard copies available for those parts of the solicitation that are not in an automated format.

(ii) Posting solicitations for overseas contracting activities. Contracting officers at overseas contracting activities shall post competitive local guard solicitations on the Internet using the Government-wide point of entry if U.S. firms may be competing. Posting of other solicitations is optional.