The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Procurement Operations (OPO) awarded five Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPAs) for Regulatory Support Services. The purpose of these BPAs is to increase efficiency in evaluating and developing regulations throughout DHS. These BPAs provide a pool of readily available sources of personnel to: (1) conduct regulatory economic analyses to satisfy the analytical requirements of the various laws and Executive Orders that govern rulemaking, (2) provide technical writing support for rulemaking documents in accordance with the Federal Register Drafting Handbook, and (3) provide public comment processing support with regard to regulations published in the Federal Register.
Mandatory (with exceptions)
Benefits of this BPA include:
- Provides “surge capacity” to support many of the Secretary’s regulatory policy initiatives;
- Helps DHS respond to White House direction on regulations and future Congressional mandates; and
- Increases acquisition efficiency and reduces procurement lead times.
Period of Performance (POP)
One base year + 4 one-year option years (1/23/2014 - 1/22/2019)
Post Award Teaming
For teaming opportunities, please contact the applicable awardee(s)
Number of Awardees
5 (3 large businesses and 2 small businesses)
Name: ABT Associates, Inc.
BPA #: HSHQDC-14-A-0001
Name: Econometrica, Inc.
BPA #: HSHQDC-14-A-0002
Name: GRA, Inc.
BPA #: HSHQDC-14-A-0003
Name: ICR Incorporated, LLC
BPA #: HSHQDC-14-A-0004
Name: Industrial Economics, Inc.
BPA #: HSHQDC-14-A-0005
To contact us regarding a Strategic Sourcing Vehicle or future initiative, please email SSPOInquiry@hq.dhs.gov.