Policy Updates are related to Commonwealth procurement policy and are not the same as OSD Updates, which relate to specific statewide contracts. The list below presents the most recently issued updates first.


Reference NumberTitle
PG14-01 docx format of changes OSD Policy Guidance 14-01: OSD/CTR Revised Incidental Purchase Limit, New Due Diligence Posting Requirements, and Revised Procedures for Using Cooperative Purchasing Contracts Issued by Non-Massachusetts Public Entities
PG13-01 docx format of PG1301 ITD OSD Joint Remanufactured Toner Cartridge Mem OSD Policy Guidance 13-01: OSD/ITD Remanufactured Toner Cartridge Policy
PG12-01 doc format of OSD Policy Guidance 12-01 OSD Policy Guidance 12-01: Mandated Use of the Standard Contract Form and Electronic Funds Transfer
PG11-04 doc format of New Standard Contract Form Now Available OSD Policy Guidance 11-04: Updated Standard Contract Form (Repealing OSD Policy #07-31)
PG11-02 doc format of pg1102.doc OSD Policy Guidance 11-02 - Revised Guidance for Executive Order 509: Establishing Nutrition Standards for Food Purchased and Served by State Agencies (Repealing OSD Policy # 09-30)

10-26 doc format of updt1026.doc

OSD Policy #10-26 Guidance for Executive Order 515: Establishing an Environmental Purchasing Policy

09-13 doc format of updt0913.doc OSD Policy Guidance - Use of Commonwealth Contracts by Commonwealth Cities, Towns, Districts, Counties, and Authorities
08-06 doc format of updt0806.doc OSD Policy Guidance 08-06 - Comm-PASS Policy
08-03 doc format of updt0803.doc Purchase of Service (POS) Capital Items Procurement Policy
07-34 doc format of updt0734.doc Prompt Payment Discounts
05-13 doc format of updt0513.doc OSD Policy Guidance 05-13 - Protecting Security Sensitive Information During the Procurement Process