23.400 Scope of subpart.

      (a) The procedures in this subpart apply to all agency acquisitions of an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) or United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)-designated item, if-

           (1) The price of the designated item exceeds $10,000; or

           (2) The aggregate amount paid for designated items, or for functionally equivalent designated items, in the preceding fiscal year was $10,000 or more.

      (b) While micro-purchases are included in determining the aggregate amount paid under paragraph (a)(2) of this section, it is not recommended that an agency track micro-purchases when-

           (1) The agency anticipates the aggregate amount paid will exceed $10,000; or

           (2) The agency intends to establish or continue an affirmative procurement program in the following fiscal year.