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Part Number: 642

Department of State Acquisition Regulation

642.270 Contracting Officer's Representative (COR).

642.270 Contracting Officer's Representative (COR).

(a) Scope. Contracting officers may designate technically qualified personnel as their authorized representatives to assist in the administration of contracts. This section is mandatory for domestic contracting activities and recommended for overseas contracting activities.

(b) Policy. It is Department policy that only Department of State employees who have completed adequate training and have the necessary experience and judgment shall be appointed as CORs. This policy shall be reinforced by contracting officers and administered jointly by A/OPE and FSI. Required training shall be funded by the COR's office.