Review Instructions

The table below lists all supporting documentation that should be included, at a minimum, with the subject action when it is submitted to DAPE for review. Please submit these documents to . Note: DAPE may request additional supporting documentation as required to complete a review.

Review Type Required Supporting Documentation
Acquisition Strategy
  • Presentation Slides (If the AS requires HHS approval)
Acquisition Plan
  • IGCE
  • Task Order SOW (if applicable)
Appropriations Law Compliance
Board of Contract Award
  • See NIH Manual Chapter 6304.71, Presolicitation and Preaward Review and Approval of Proposed Contract Actions
  • IGCE
  • Sources Sought Notice (if any)
  • Documented review of capability statements (if any were received)
  • Pre-solicitation notice
  • Previously approved J&A/JEFO/LSJ for the same requirement (if applicable)
D&F None (DAPE may request supporting documentation as needed)
DECs (for the use of HHSAR Clauses 352.227-11 Patent Rights – Exceptional Circumstances and 352.227-14 – Rights in Data – Exceptional Circumstances
  • Memo from the CO requesting approval of the DEC
  • Copy of HHSAR Clause(s)
Protests to GAO
  • See NIH Manual Chapter 6033-1
  • Copy of an invoice or other documentation, from a third-party, requesting payment for supplies and/or services received and accepted by a government official.


Last Modified On: Feb 06, 2017