Subpart 801.3 - Agency Acquisition Regulations
(1) VA implementation and supplementation of the FAR is issued in the Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) under authorization and subject to the authority, direction, and control of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs. The VAAR contains -
(i) Requirements of law;
(ii) Agency policies;
(iii) Delegations of FAR authorities;
(iv) Deviations from FAR requirements; and
(v) Policies/procedures that have a significant effect beyond the internal operating procedures of VA or a significant cost or administrative impact on contractors or offerors.
(2) Relevant internal procedures, guidance, and information (PGI) that do not meet the criteria in paragraph (a)(1) of this section are issued in the Veterans Affairs Acquisition Manual (VAAM).
801.304 Agency control and compliance procedures.
The Principal Executive Director of VA's Office of Acquisition, Logistics and Construction is designated as the Department's Chief Acquisition Officer. The Executive Director for the Office of Acquisition and Logistics (OAL) is designated as the Department's Senior Procurement Executive (SPE). The SPE is responsible for amending the VAAR for compliance with FAR 1.304.