DATE: October 20, 2023

SUBJECT: Revision to Acquisition Guide Chapter 15.6 - Unsolicited Proposals.

TO: HCAs/Procurement Directors/Contracting Officers
FROM: Director, Contract and Financial Assistance Policy Division, Office of Policy, Office of Acquisition Management

SUMMARY: On August 7, 2023, the Department of Energy directive DOE O 542.2A, Unsolicited Proposals, dated 12-28-2006 was cancelled. As a result, Chapter 15.6 of the Acquisition Guide is revised to remove references to the cancelled DOE Order 542.2A. The revised Acquisition Guide Chapter is posted on the Acquisition Guide web page under Acquisition Guidance on the Guidance for Procurement Officials web page at /management/guidance-procurement-officials

This version supersedes the June 2018 version.

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