45 CFR 74.40 - Purpose of procurement standards.
Title 45: Public WelfareSUBTITLE A: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES SUBCHAPTER A: GENERAL ADMINISTRATION PART 74: UNIFORM ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS FOR AWARDS AND SUBAWARDS TO INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION, HOSPITALS, OTHER NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS, AND COMMERCIAL ORGANIZATIONS Subpart C: Post-Award Requirements : Procurement Standards 74.40 - Purpose of procurement standards. Sections 74.41 through 74.48 set forth standards for use by recipients in establishing procedures for the procurement of supplies and other expendable property, equipment, real property and other services with Federal funds. These standards are established to ensure that such materials and services are obtained in an effective manner and in compliance with the provisions of applicable Federal statutes and executive orders. The standards apply where the cost of the procurement is treated as a direct cost of an award.