GSA Schedule contractors can now sell to the National Voluntary Organizations Active in a Disaster (NVOAD) through their Federal Supply Schedules contract. Section 2 of the Federal Supply Schedules Usage Act of 2010 (Public Law 111-263), states that the Administrator of General Services may provide for the use of Federal Supply Schedules, by other qualified …
Question Category: Disaster Recovery FAQs
State and local government entities are encouraged to use GSA’s Schedule Ordering Procedures to ensure the benefit of receiving the best value from GSA Schedule contractors. When state and local governments follow the GSA Schedule Ordering Procedures
No. Acceptance of an order by the Schedule contractor under Disaster Recovery Purchasing constitutes the formation of a new contract between the non-federal ordering activity and the Schedule contractor. The ordering activity’s contracting officer is responsible for all contract administration under the new contract. While the majority of the terms and conditions of the Schedule …
If the contractor does not perform acceptably under a Disaster Recovery Purchasing order issued by a state or local entity, should the ordering activity request the GSA contracting officer take corrective measures? Read More »
Yes. However, the additional terms and conditions must be included as a part of the Statement of Work (SOW) or the Statement of Objectives (SOO) and must not conflict with the terms and conditions of the GSA Schedule contract.
Yes. Schedule contractors may accept any state and local government-issued credit cards for orders placed under Disaster Recovery Purchasing. Contractors are required to accept credit cards for orders up to the micro-purchase threshold and contractors may voluntarily accept credit cards for orders exceeding the micro-purchase threshold.
Yes. State and local government entities may issue BPAs under the Schedule contracts. In order to qualify as a GSA Schedule BPA, the competition underlying the award of the BPA must be conducted in accordance with the GSA Schedule ordering procedures.
Yes. State and local government entities may be granted additional price reductions under Disaster Recovery Purchasing.
No. Granting state and local government entities additional price discounts under the GSA Schedule contract will not trigger the Price Reductions clause.
Yes. All Schedule contract terms and conditions, except those stated in Questions 13 and 14, apply to contracts between the GSA Schedule contractor and state and local government entities.
Under Disaster Recovery Purchasing, only state and local government entities, as defined in General Services Administration Acquisition Manual (GSAM) 538.7001, are eligible to purchase from GSA Schedules. As noted in the definition, the term, state and local government entities, “…does not include contractors of, or grantees of, state or local governments.” Thus, state or local …
Can state or local government grantees purchase from GSA Schedules? If state or local governments themselves receive grant money, can they use these funds to purchase products and services from GSA Schedules? Read More »