Legislative Authority

The responsibilities and statutory authorities of the Federal Acquisition Institute are stated in the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act in Title 41 of the United States Code (41 U.S.C.). According to the Act, FAI is located within the General Services Administration and receives policy direction from the Administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP), which is part of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).

FAI's 12 Statutory Responsibilities

Briefings to Congress

Former FAI Director, Donna Jenkins, spoke before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on Nov. 16, 2011 with a vision for FAI's future (Ms. Jenkins' statement begins at 17:36 in the video). 

During her statement, she presented her vision for increasing efficiencies using integrated tools and technology, resulting in cost savings across the enterprise.