The United States government procurement process is a complex undertaking. Procurement is accomplished-and contracts are awarded, administered, and enforced by a variety of military and civilian agencies subject to a multitude of rules and regulations. Government procurement is essentially procurement by regulation. The basic set of regulations relating to federal procurement is the FAR.

Cyber Security for Federal Contractors
DFARS Cybersecurity Requirements

Buy American
Memorandum from the President on Assessment and Enforcement of Domestic Preferences In Accordance with Buy American Laws

Federal Acquisition Regulations and Agency Supplements
Information on the FAR.

The Non-Manufacturer rule
The Non-Manufacturer rule allows a small business to offer a product that it did not manufacturer under a small business set-aside if SBA has offered a waiver.

Federal Register
The Federal Register (the daily newspaper of the Federal Government) is a legal newspaper published every business day by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). The NARA’s Office of the Federal Register prepares the Federal Register for publication in partnership with the Government Printing Office (GPO). is your source for information on the development of Federal regulations and other related documents issued by the U.S. Government. Through this site, you can read, and comment on regulatory issues that important to you.

Department of Labor

Contracting Purchasing System Review (CPSR) Guidebook


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