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CA (Contracting Activity)

1. Contracting Activity – Any element of an entity of the government that has responsibility for identifying and/or procuring government requirements for products or services. 2. State of California

CAGE Code

Commercial Activity/Government Entity Code

CARF

Commission on Accreditation on Rehabilitation Facilities

CBA

Collective Bargaining Agreement

CBD

Commerce Business Daily

CBO

Congressional Budget Office

CCD

Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities

CCR

Central repository of all companies and agencies currently performing or seeking to perform business with the federal government.

CDR

Contract Discrepancy Report

CFM

Contractor Furnished Materials

CFR

Code of Federal Regulations

CICA

Competition in Contracting Act

CID

Commercial Item Description

CLIN

Contract Line Item Number – specific line in contract pricing schedule identifying separate price or funding for contract requirements.

CNA (Central Nonprofit Agency)

NIB and SourceAmerica are the two Central Nonprofit Agencies designated by the U.S. AbilityOne Commission.

CNA Fee

AbilityOne Program funding fee that is the primary source of funding for CNAs (NIB and SourceAmerica).

CO

1. Contracting Officer (civilian agencies) 2. State of Colorado

COC

Certificate of Competency/Certificate of Compliance

COCO

Contractor Owned and Contractor Operated

COD

Certificate of Destruction

Commensurate Wages

Wages based on the worker’s individual productivity, no matter how limited, in proportion to the wage and quantity of work performed in the same job in the geographic area from which the labor force of the community is drawn

Contract Consolidation

Multiple contracts in multiple locations or different services are combined into one contract; formerly called “bundling.”

Contracting Activity (CA)

The office within a federal agency authorized to negotiate contracts to procure product and service suppliers for the government.

Contracting Out (See A-76)

Government initiative to contract out services, rather than performing the tasks in-house by government employees.

COR

Contracting Officer's Representative

COTR

Contracting Office Technical Representative

CRP

Community Rehabilitation Program (CRP) is the terminology used in the Rehabilitation Act and by SourceAmerica. CRPs are organizations that perform services or produce products with Contracting Activities that require a specific product or service. Term currently preferred is NPA (Nonprofit Agency).

CRS

Congressional Research Service

CSS

Commissary Shelf Stocking

CY

Calendar Year

CyclePoint

SourceAmerica brand name for recycling services: electronics and paper