Since the authority of FAR 13.5 expired on 1 JAN 2012, has authority been granted to extend the commercial test program beyond 1 JAN 2012, or is FAR 13.5 officially ended? If it has ended, what FAR part is now applicable to procuring commerical services above the Simplified Acquisition Threshold but below $6.5M?
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The test program has ended. The memorandum announcing its termination can be found at this link
. FAR Part 15
(in combination with FAR Part 12
) procedures would be used in its place for most procurements.