Guidance for Use of the Authorities under Expedited Procedures Packages (EPPs)

A Mandatory Reference for ADS Chapters 302, 303, and 309

Partial Revision Date: 03/16/2023
Responsible Office: M/OAA/P
File Name: 302mbo_031623


The Expedited Procedures Package (EPP) for Programs Managed by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) for the Prevention, Care, and Treatment of HIV/AIDS under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) (also referred to as Expedited Procedures Package or EPP for HIV/AIDs) was signed on December 31, 2019 and extends the authorities of the previous EPP which expired December 31, 2019.  The action memo provides a Determination & Findings (D&F) authorizing the use of other than full and open competitive procedures when issuing or modifying HIV contract awards, and a blanket determination for use of less than competitive procedures for issuing or amending HIV assistance awards.