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
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 »
Section 833 of the John Warner National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2007 (Public Law 109-364) amended 40 U.S.C. 502 to authorize the Administrator of General Services to provide for the use of Federal Supply Schedules by state and local governments for the purchase of products and services to be used to facilitate recovery …
No. Although state and local government entities are free to “browse” on GSA Advantage!®, they may not currently purchase products and/or services through the GSA Advantage!® online shopping and ordering system.
Yes. The Department of Homeland Security has determined that all of the products and services available under GSA Schedules could potentially be used for recovery from a disaster or a terrorist attack.