Glossary

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CA - Competitive Advocate or Certification Authority
CAA - Clean Air Act
CAAC - Civilian Agency Acquisition Council
CACO - Corporate Administrative Contracting Officer
CAGE - Commercial and Government Entity Code
CAGR - Compound Annual Growth Rate
CAMP - Contract Administrative Management Plan
CAO - Contract Administration Office
CARS - Computer Assisted Retrieval System
CAS - Cost Accounting Standards
CBA - Collective Bargaining Agreement
CBD - Commerce Business Daily
CBE - Commercial Business Environment
CBI - Confidential Business Information
CCB - Configuration Control Board / Change Control Board
CCID - Computer Center Identification
CCPI - Confidential Contract Proposal Information
CCRC - Contracts Customer Relations Committee
CDOTS - Contract Delivery Order Tracking System
CEC - Contract Establishment Code
CERCLA - Comprehensive Environmental Response or Compensation, and Liability Act.
Certificate of Competency - A certificate issued by the Small Business Administration stating that the holder is "responsible" for the purpose of receiving and performing a specific government contract.
Certified 8(a) Firm - A firm owned and operated by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals and eligible to receive federal contracts under the Small Business Administration's 8(a) Business Development Program.
CESA - Cyberspace Electronic Security Act
CFAA - Common Federal Acquisition Architecture
CFE - Contractor Furnished Equipment
CFM - Contract Furnished Material
CFP - Contract Furnished Property
CFR - Code of Federal Regulations
CFTC - Commodity Futures Trading Commission
CFY - Current Fiscal Year
CG - Comptroller General
CICA - Competition in Contracting Act
CIS - Contracts Information System
CJE - Critical Job Element
CLIN - Contract Line Item Number
CMAP - Contract Management Administration Plan
CMM - Contract Management Manual or Capability Maturity Model
CNT - Contract
COB - Close of Business
COC - Certificate of Competency
COCOM - Combat Command
COI - Conflict of Interest
Cont Res, CR - Continuing Resolution
Contractor Team Arrangement - An arrangement in which (a) two or more companies form a partnership or join venture to act as potential prime contractor; or (b) an agreement by a potential prime contractor with on or more other companies to have them act as its subcontractors under a specified government contract or acquisition program.
CONUS - Continental United States and the District of Columbia
COOP - Continuity of Operations Plan
COR - Contracting Office Representative
COTR - Contracting Office Technical Representative
CP - Certificate Policy
CPFF - Cost Plus Fixed Fee
CPG - Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines
CPIC - Capital Planning and Investment Control
CPIF - Cost Plus Incentive Fee
CPO - Contract Project Of
CPS - Contract Payment System or Contractor Performance System or Certification Practice Statement
CR - Cost Reimbursement
CRL - Certificate Revocation List
CSHIB - Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board
CSI - Common Sense Initiative
CSOR - Computer Security Object Registry
CVE - Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures
CWA - Clean Water Act
CWS - Compressed Work Schedule
CY - Current Year or Calendar Year

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