FDA Publishes New RFP for Tobacco Control Act
Wednesday, March 24, 2010
On, March 23, 2010, FDA published a Request for Proposals (RFP) solicitation for States or U.S. Territories to enforce certain provisions of the Tobacco Control Act and implementing regulations. Each State or U.S. Territory interested in submitting a proposal for these competitive contracts must identify a single agency within its jurisdiction, with enforcement authority, whose employees would be commissioned and trained to conduct FDA inspections at retail establishments. Examples of appropriate agencies may include: public health departments, attorneys general offices, law enforcement agencies, and food and drug agencies.
Many of the provisions for which FDA will contract with the States and U.S. Territories to enforce will take effect on June 22, 2010. Interested States and U.S. Territories must submit their proposals to FDA by 4:00 PM on April 27, 2010.
RFP solicitation: www.FedBizOpps.gov
Solicitation number: FDA-10-Tobacco