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Chapter 3015 - Contracting by Negotiation


The Department of Homeland Security Acquisition Manual (HSAM) is issued by the Chief Procurement Officer (CPO). The HSAM establishes for the Department of Homeland Security uniform department-wide acquisition procedures, which implement or supplement the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and the Homeland Security Acquisition Regulation (HSAR), and other agency regulations and statutory requirements. All acquisitions within the Department follows the HSAM unless otherwise excluded by the FAR, HSAR or the HSAM.

Attachment Ext. Size Date
Chapter 3015 Table of Contents PDF 124.52 KB 04/26/2023
Subchapter 3015.2 Solicitation and Receipt of Proposals and Information PDF 113.81 KB 02/19/2021
Subchapter 3015.3 Source Selection PDF 178.54 KB 04/26/2023
Subchapter 3015.4 Contract Pricing PDF 237.79 KB 07/27/2023
Subchapter 3015.5 Preaward, Award, and Postaward Notifications, Protests, and Mistakes PDF 112.96 KB 02/19/2021
Subchapter 3015.6 Unsolicited Proposals PDF 119.61 KB 07/27/2023
Last Updated: 07/27/2023
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