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VA RIN: 2900-AP82 Publication ID: Spring 2017 
Title: Revise and Streamline VA Acquisition Regulation to Adhere to Federal Acquisition Regulation Principles (VAAR Case 2014-V002, Parts 816 and 828) 

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) proposed to amend and update its VA Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) in phased increments to revise or remove any policy superseded by changes in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), to remove procedural guidance internal to VA, and to incorporate any new regulations or policies. This rule proposed to revise VAAR parts 816 and 828, as well as affected part 852.  The final rule will address public comments received in response to the proposed rule.

Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs(VA)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: uncollected 
CFR Citation: 48 CFR 816    48 CFR 828    48 CFR 852   
Legal Authority: 40 U.S.C. 121(c)    48 CFR 1.3   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  03/13/2017  82 FR 13418   
NPRM; Correction  04/04/2017  82 FR 16332   
NPRM Comment Period End  05/12/2017 
Final Action  12/00/2017 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: Yes 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Ricky L. Clark
Senior Procurement Analyst (003A2A)
Department of Veterans Affairs
Procurement Policy and Warrant Management Services, 425 I Street NW.,
Washington, DC 20001
Phone:202 632-5276