October 18, 2013
NOTICE TO ALL DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE CONTRACTORS
RESTORATION OF FUNDING
The President has signed legislation providing current funding for the Department of Justice (Department). The purpose of this Notice is to notify Department contractors affected by the lapse of appropriations that funding has been restored for the immediate future [or duration of CR].
Contractors may return to work as of October 17, 2013 and should contact their contracting officer for further guidance. For additional information specific to Department component contracts, please contact the specific Department component.
Procurement Office at a Glance
The Headquarters Contracts Team is responsible for the centralized procurement of national supplies and services for the United States Marshals Service (USMS). The Simplified Acquisitions Team processes headquarters and field requirements up to $100,000. The ninety-four (94) field offices have delegated procurement authority of at least $25,000 and some $100,000.
Headquarters and field offices buy supplies and services from Small businesses, Socially and Economically Disadvantaged, HUBZone, Women-Owned, Service-Disabled and Veteran- Owned businesses to the maximum extent practicable.
Contained in this booklet are the purchasing procedures mandated by: Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Title 48, Chapter 1; Federal Acquisition Regulations; Federal Property Management Regulations; Department of Justice Acquisition Regulations; agency policies and procedures and other general information concerning doing business with the USMS.
Additional information regarding our agency's forecast of contracting opportunities and prime contractor directory can be obtained via the Department of Justice, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization at their website, www.usdoj.gov/jmd/osdbu/.
The USMS's procurement staff has, in the past, and will continue in the future, to encourage participation by all enterprises capable of providing supplies and services which are not available through mandatory procurement sources.