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(Added August 11, 2016)

PGI 213.2—ACTIONS AT OR BELOW THE MICRO-PURCHASE THRESHOLD

PGI 213.201 General.

      (g)(i)  The higher micro-purchase thresholds in FAR 13.201(g) are authorized for purchases that have a clear and direct relationship to the support of a declared contingency operation or to facilitate defense against or recovery from nuclear, biological, chemical, or radiological attack. To determine if a declaration has been made that authorizes the use of the higher micro-purchase thresholds review the following websites:

                    (A)  Declared domestic contingency operations are listed at http://www.acq.osd.mil/dpap/pacc/cc/domestic_emergencies.html.

                    (B)  Declared overseas contingency operations are listed at http://www.acq.osd.mil/dpap/pacc/cc/international_operations.html.

              (ii)  "United States," as used in this section, is defined in FAR 2.101(b).

              (iii)  Except as provided in paragraph (iv) of this section, the following tables illustrate the micro-purchase threshold based on the physical location of the Government purchaser and, for services, the place of performance:

                    (A)  For supplies—

Government Purchaser Physical Location

Authorized Micro-Purchase Threshold

Inside United States

$20,000

Outside United States

$30,000

                    (B)  For services, including acquisitions of services subject to 41 U.S.C. chapter 67, Service Contract Labor Standards—

Government Purchaser Physical Location

Place of Performance

Authorized Micro-Purchase Threshold

Inside United States

Inside or Outside United States

$20,000

Outside United States

Inside United States

$20,000

Outside United States

Outside United States

$30,000

              (iv)(A)  Government purchasers located inside the United States are prohibited from using the $30,000 contingency micro-purchase threshold, unless specifically authorized by statute.

                    (B)  The $2,000 micro-purchase threshold for acquisitions of construction subject to 40 U.S.C. chapter 31, subchapter IV, Wage Rate Requirements (Construction), remains unchanged in the event of a declared contingency operation or to facilitate defense against or recovery from nuclear, biological, chemical, or radiological attack, regardless of the criteria described above.