United States - RTIC Ground Station Kit
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- Opportunity closing date
- 15 August 2019
- Opportunity publication date
- 01 August 2019
- Value of contract
- to be confirmed
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Combined Synopsis- Solicitation for Commercial Items (IAW FAR 12.603)
Contracting Office Address:
934th Airlift Wing/Contracting Office
760 Military Highway, Bldg. 729
Minneapolis, MN 55450-2100
This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued.
This is a Request for Quotation (RFQ), solicitation number FA6633-19-Q-0007.
This solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through the Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2019-03, Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement Change Notice (DPN) 20190628, and Air Force Acquisition Circular (AFAC) 2018-0525.
The requirement for NAICS Code 334220 size standard: 1250 employees. This acquisition is full and open competition. All contractors must be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) (http://www.sam.gov) database to be eligible to receive award and have completed the "On-line Representations and Certifications" within that registration.
The Offeror must be an authorized, qualified, and certified vendor. Written quotes are required (oral offers will not be accepted). One award is anticipated. All quotes are due on 15 August 2019 to email@example.com by 5 P.M. and required to be valid until 01 October 2019. Delivery date for ground station kit is 90 calendar days.
Notice to Offerors: Funds are not presently available for this effort. No award will be made under this solicitation until funds are available. The Government reserves the right to cancel this solicitation, either before or after the closing date. In the event the Government cancels this solicitation, the Government has no obligation to reimburse an offeror for any costs.
The RTIC Ground Station Kit listed has been identified as meeting the minimum needs of the government.
The minimum requirements (OR EQUAL) for RTIC Ground Station Kit are;
1) Plate Identification, Black Anodized (Qty 3)
2) Case Equipment, MGS
3) Case, SADL Antenna
4) Antenna, UHF SATCOM
5) Laptop, CF-53, Windows 10
6) Antenna, SADL/EPLRS
7) SCREW, Cap, Socket Head, 3/8-16x (Qty 12)
8) WELDMENT, SADL/EPLRS Mast
9) Adapter, Tripod Mast Mounting
10) Tripod, 1.5" Post Mount
11) Cable Assy, RF, 70 FT (Qty 3)
12) Cable Assy, RF, 30 Ft (Qty 3)
13) Adapter, N Female to N Female (Qty 5)
14) Adapter, N Female to BNC Male (Qty 3)
15) USB Adapter, Sealevel 9065-DB25 (ACC-188)
16) Cable Assy, Ethernet, SADL/EPRLS
17) Cable Assy, FTE Int, SADL Power
18) Cable, PRC-117 Control
19) Cable, PRC-117 Power
20) Cable, D89 Male to Female 25 Ft
21) Cable, Serial, 25 Ft
22) Power Adapter, PRC-117F
23) Allen Wrench
Contract Line items:
The contractor shall provide all labor, equipment, materials, delivery and all other items necessary to provide the following item(s):
Contract Line Item Qty Unit of Measure Unit Price Description
0001 1 LO Ground Station Kit for the PRC-117G radio. The kit should include the following:
PLATE, Identification, Black Anodized Qty 3; CASE, Equipment, MGS; CASE, SADL Antenna; ANTENNA, UHF SATCOM; LAPTOP, CF-53,Windows 10; ANTENNA, SADL/EPLRS; SCREW, Cap, Socket Head, 3/8-16 x Qty 12; WELDMENT, SADL/EPLRS Mast; ADAPTER, Tripod Mast Mounting; TRIPOD, 1.5" Post Mount; CABLE Assy, RF, 70 Ft Qty 3; CABLE Assy, RF, 30 Ft Qty 3; ADAPTER, N Female to N Female Qty 5; ADAPTER, N Female to BNC Male Qty 3; USB Adapter, Sealevel 9065-DB25 (ACC-188); CABLE Assy, Ethernet, SADL/EPRLS; CABLE Assy, FTE Int, SADL Power; CABLE, PRC-117 Control; CABLE, PRC-117 Power; CABLE, DB9 Male to Female, 25 Ft; CABLE, Serial, 25 Ft; POWER ADAPTER, PRC-117F; WRENCH, Allen. (OR EQUAL)
FOB Destination to 934th OG (F5G1AS), Attn: Receiving, 760 Military Highway, Bldg. 821 Room 251D, Minneapolis, MN 55450-2100 within 90 calendar days.
It is the firm's or individuals' responsibility to be familiar with applicable provisions and clauses. All FAR Provisions and Clauses may be viewed in full text at the Federal Acquisition Regulation Table of Contents via the Internet at http://farsite.hill.af.mil/vffara.htm
CLAUSES INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE
CLAUSE NO. CLAUSE TITLE YEAR-MO SECTION
252.203-7000 Requirements Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials 2011-09 SEC I
252.203-7002 Requirement to Inform Employees of Whistleblower Rights. 2013-09 SEC I
252.204-7003 Control of Government Personnel Work Product. 1992-04 SEC I
252.204-7015 Notice of Authorized Disclosure of Information for Litigation Support. 2016-05 SEC I
252.223-7008 Prohibition of Hexavalent Chromium. 2013-06 SEC I
252.225-7001 Buy American and Balance of Payments Program. 2017-12 SEC I
252.225-7002 Qualifying Country Sources as Subcontractors. 2017-12 SEC I
252.225-7016 Restriction on Acquisition of Ball and Roller Bearings. 2011-06 SEC I
252.225-7048 Export-Controlled Items. 2013-06 SEC I
252.232-7003 Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports. 2018-12 SEC G
252.232-7010 Levies on Contract Payments. 2006-12 SEC I
252.243-7001 Pricing of Contract Modifications. 1991-12 SEC I
252.244-7000 Subcontracts for Commercial Items 2013-06 SEC I
52.219-6 Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside (DEVIATION 2019-O0003) 2011-11 SEC I
52.204-13 System for Award Management Maintenance. 2018-10 SEC I
52.204-19 Incorporation by Reference of Representations and Certifications. 2014-12 SEC I
52.211-17 Delivery of Excess Quantities. 1989-09 SEC F
52.219-13 Notice of Set-Aside of Orders. 2011-11 SEC I
52.222-21 Prohibition of Segregated Facilities. 2015-04 SEC I
52.222-51 Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Labor Standards to Contracts for Maintenance, Calibration, or Repair of Certain Equipment-Requirements. 2014-05 SEC I
52.223-18 Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving. 2011-08 SEC I
52.225-13 Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases. 2008-06 SEC I
52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-System for Award Management. 2018-10 SEC I
52.232-39 Unenforceability of Unauthorized Obligations. 2013-06 SEC I
52.232-40 Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business Subcontractors. 2013-12 SEC I
52.243-1 Changes-Fixed-Price. 1987-08 SEC I
52.246-16 Responsibility for Supplies. 1984-04 SEC E
52.247-34 F.o.b. Destination. 1991-11 SEC F
52.249-1 Termination for Convenience of the Government (Fixed-Price) (Short Form). 1984-04 SEC I
CLAUSES IN FULL TEXT
CLAUSE NO. CLAUSE TITLE (MONTH YEAR) VARIATION
Affirmative Action Compliance
As prescribed in 22.810(d), insert the following clause:
Affirmative Action Compliance (Apr 1984)
The offeror represents that --
(a) It * has developed and has on file, * has not developed and does not have on file, at each establishment, affirmative action programs required by the rules and regulations of the Secretary of Labor (41 CFR 60-1 and 60-2); or
(b) It * has not previously had contracts subject to the written affirmative action programs requirement of the rules and regulations of the Secretary of Labor
(End of Provision)
52.222-26 Equal Opportunity. (SEP 2015)
As prescribed in 22.810(e), insert the following clause:
Equal Opportunity (Sept 2015)
(a) Definition. As used in this clause.
"Compensation" means any payments made to, or on behalf of, an employee or offered to an applicant as remuneration for employment, including but not limited to salary, wages, overtime pay, shift differentials, bonuses, commissions, vacation and holiday pay, allowances, insurance and other benefits, stock options and awards, profit sharing, and retirement.
"Compensation information" means the amount and type of compensation provided to employees or offered to applicants, including, but not limited to, the desire of the Contractor to attract and retain a particular employee for the value the employee is perceived to add to the Contractor's profit or productivity; the availability of employees with like skills in the marketplace; market research about the worth of similar jobs in the relevant marketplace; job analysis, descriptions, and evaluations; salary and pay structures; salary surveys; labor union agreements; and Contractor decisions, statements and policies related to setting or altering employee compensation.
"Essential job functions" means the fundamental job duties of the employment position an individual holds. A job function may be considered essential if-
(1) The access to compensation information is necessary in order to perform that function or another routinely assigned business task; or
(2) The function or duties of the position include protecting and maintaining the privacy of employee personnel records, including compensation information.
"Gender identity" has the meaning given by the Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, and is found at http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/LGBT/LGBT_FAQs.html.
"Sexual orientation" has the meaning given by the Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, and is found at http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/LGBT/LGBT_FAQs.html.
"United States," means the 50 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Wake Island.
(1) If, during any 12-month period (including the 12 months preceding the award of this contract), the Contractor has been or is awarded nonexempt Federal contracts and/or subcontracts that have an aggregate value in excess of $10,000, the Contractor shall comply with this clause, except for work performed outside the United States by employees who were not recruited within the United States. Upon request, the Contractor shall provide information necessary to determine the applicability of this clause.
(2) If the Contractor is a religious corporation, association, educational institution, or society, the requirements of this clause do not apply with respect to the employment of individuals of a particular religion to perform work connected with the carrying on of the Contractor's activities (41 CFR 60-1.5).
(1) The Contractor shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. However, it shall not be a violation of this clause for the Contractor to extend a publicly announced preference in employment to Indians living on or near an Indian reservation, in connection with employment opportunities on or near an Indian reservation, as permitted by 41 CFR 60-1.5.
(2) The Contractor shall take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment, without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. This shall include, but not be limited to-
(v) Recruitment or recruitment advertising;
(vi) Layoff or termination;
(vii) Rates of pay or other forms of compensation; and
(viii) Selection for training, including apprenticeship.
(3) The Contractor shall post in conspicuous places available to employees and applicants for employment the notices to be provided by the Contracting Officer that explain this clause.
(4) The Contractor shall, in all solicitations or advertisements for employees placed by or on behalf of the Contractor, state that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.
(i) The Contractor shall not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because such employee or applicant has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed the compensation of the employee or applicant or another employee or applicant. This prohibition against discrimination does not apply to instances in which an employee who has access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of such employee's essential job functions discloses the compensation of such other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to such information, unless such disclosure is in response to a formal complaint or charge, in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or is consistent with the Contractor's legal duty to furnish information.
(ii) The Contractor shall disseminate the prohibition on discrimination in paragraph (c)(5)(i) of this clause, using language prescribed by the Director of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), to employees and applicants by-
(A) Incorporation into existing employee manuals or handbooks; and
(B) Electronic posting or by posting a copy of the provision in conspicuous places available to employees and applicants for employment.
(6) The Contractor shall send, to each labor union or representative of workers with which it has a collective bargaining agreement or other contract or understanding, the notice to be provided by the Contracting Officer advising the labor union or workers' representative of the Contractor's commitments under this clause, and post copies of the notice in conspicuous places available to employees and applicants for employment.
(7) The Contractor shall comply with Executive Order11246, as amended, and the rules, regulations, and orders of the Secretary of Labor.
(8) The Contractor shall furnish to the contracting agency all information required by Executive Order11246, as amended, and by the rules, regulations, and orders of the Secretary of Labor. The Contractor shall also file Standard Form100 (EEO-1), or any successor form, as prescribed in 41 CFR Part60-1. Unless the Contractor has filed within the 12 months preceding the date of contract award, the Contractor shall, within 30 days after contract award, apply to either the regional Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) or the local office of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for the necessary forms.
(9) The Contractor shall permit access to its premises, during normal business hours, by the contracting agency or the OFCCP for the purpose of conducting on-site compliance evaluations and complaint investigations. The Contractor shall permit the Government to inspect and copy any books, accounts, records (including computerized records), and other material that may be relevant to the matter under investigation and pertinent to compliance with Executive Order11246, as amended, and rules and regulations that implement the Executive Order.
(10) If the OFCCP determines that the Contractor is not in compliance with this clause or any rule, regulation, or order of the Secretary of Labor, this contract may be canceled, terminated, or suspended in whole or in part and the Contractor may be declared ineligible for further Government contracts, under the procedures authorized in Executive Order11246, as amended. In addition, sanctions may be imposed and remedies invoked against the Contractor as provided in Executive Order11246, as amended; in the rules, regulations, and orders of the Secretary of Labor; or as otherwise provided by law.
(11) The Contractor shall include the terms and conditions of this clause in every subcontract or purchase order that is not exempted by the rules, regulations, or orders of the Secretary of Labor issued under Executive Order11246, as amended, so that these terms and conditions will be binding upon each subcontractor or vendor.
(12) The Contractor shall take such action with respect to any subcontract or purchase order as the Director of OFCCP may direct as a means of enforcing these terms and conditions, including sanctions for noncompliance, provided, that if the Contractor becomes involved in, or is threatened with, litigation with a subcontractor or vendor as a result of any direction, the Contractor may request the United States to enter into the litigation to protect the interests of the United States.
(d) Notwithstanding any other clause in this contract, disputes relative to this clause will be governed by the procedures in 41 CFR 60-1.
(End of Clause)
52.222-50 Combating Trafficking in Persons. (JAN 2019)
As prescribed in 22.1705(a)(1), insert the following clause:
Combating Trafficking in Persons (Jan 2019)
(a) Definitions. As used in this clause-
"Agent" means any individual, including a director, an officer, an employee, or an independent contractor, authorized to act on behalf of the organization.
(1) Threats of serious harm to or physical restraint against any person;
(2) Any scheme, plan, or pattern intended to cause a person to believe that failure to perform an act would result in serious harm to or physical restraint against any person; or
(3) The abuse or threatened abuse of the legal process.
"Commercial sex act" means any sex act on account of which anything of value is given to or received by any person.
"Commercially available off-the-shelf (COTS) item" means-
(1) Any item of supply (including construction material) that is-
(i) A commercial item (as defined in paragraph (1) of the definition at FAR 2.101);
(ii) Sold in substantial quantities in the commercial marketplace; and
(iii) Offered to the Government, under a contract or subcontract at any tier, without modification, in the same form in which it is sold in the commercial marketplace; and
(2) Does not include bulk cargo, as defined in 46 U.S.C. 40102(4), such as agricultural products and petroleum products.
"Debt bondage" means the status or condition of a debtor arising from a pledge by the debtor of his or her personal services or of those of a person under his or her control as a security for debt, if the value of those services as reasonably assessed is not applied toward the liquidation of the debt or the length and nature of those services are not respectively limited and defined.
"Employee" means an employee of the Contractor directly engaged in the performance of work under the contract who has other than a minimal impact or involvement in contract performance.
"Forced Labor" means knowingly providing or obtaining the labor or services of a person-
(1) By threats of serious harm to, or physical restraint against, that person or another person;
(2) By means of any scheme, plan, or pattern intended to cause the person to believe that, if the person did not perform such labor or services, that person or another person would suffer serious harm or physical restraint; or
(3) By means of the abuse or threatened abuse of law or the legal process.
"Involuntary servitude" includes a condition of servitude induced by means of-
(1) Any scheme, plan, or pattern intended to cause a person to believe that, if the person did not enter into or continue in such conditions, that person or another person would suffer serious harm or physical restraint; or
(2) The abuse or threatened abuse of the legal process.
"Recruitment fees" means fees of any type, including charges, costs, assessments, or other financial obligations, that are associated with the recruiting process, regardless of the time, manner, or location of imposition or collection of the fee.
(1) Recruitment fees include, but are not limited to, the following fees (when they are associated with the recruiting process) for-
(i) Soliciting, identifying, considering, interviewing, referring, retaining, transferring, selecting, training, providing orientation to, skills testing, recommending, or placing employees or potential employees;
(iii) Obtaining permanent or temporary labor certification, including any associated fees;
(iv) Processing applications and petitions;
(v) Acquiring visas, including any associated fees;
(vi) Acquiring photographs and identity or immigration documents, such as passports, including any associated fees;
(vii) Accessing the job opportunity, including required medical examinations and immunizations; background, reference, and security clearance checks and examinations; and additional certifications;
(viii) An employer's recruiters, agents or attorneys, or other notary or legal fees;
(ix) Language interpretation or translation, arranging for or accompanying on travel, or providing other advice to employees or potential employees;
(x) Government-mandated fees, such as border crossing fees, levies, or worker welfare funds;
(xi) Transportation and subsistence costs-
(A) While in transit, including, but not limited to, airfare or costs of other modes of transportation, terminal fees, and travel taxes associated with travel from the country of origin to the country of performance and the return journey upon the end of employment; and
(B) From the airport or disembarkation point to the worksite;
(xii) Security deposits, bonds, and insurance; and
(xiii) Equipment charges.
(2) A recruitment fee, as described in the introductory text of this definition, is a recruitment fee, regardless of whether the payment is-
(i) Paid in property or money;
(ii) Deducted from wages;
(iii) Paid back in wage or benefit concessions;
(iv) Paid back as a kickback, bribe, in-kind payment, free labor, tip, or tribute; or
(v) Collected by an employer or a third party, whether licensed or unlicensed, including, but not limited to-
(B) Labor brokers;
(D) Staffing firms (including private employment and placement firms);
(E) Subsidiaries/affiliates of the employer;
(F) Any agent or employee of such entities; and
(G) Subcontractors at all tiers.
"Severe forms of trafficking in persons" means-
(1) Sex trafficking in which a commercial sex act is induced by force, fraud, or coercion, or in which the person induced to perform such act has not attained 18 years of age; or
(2) The recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for labor or services, through the use of force, fraud, or coercion for the purpose of subjection to involuntary servitude, peonage, debt bondage, or slavery.
"Sex trafficking" means the recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for the purpose of a commercial sex act.
"Subcontract" means any contract entered into by a subcontractor to furnish supplies or services for performance of a prime contract or a subcontract.
"Subcontractor" means any supplier, distributor, vendor, or firm that furnishes supplies or services to or for a prime contractor or another subcontractor.
"United States" means the 50 States, the District of Columbia, and outlying areas.
(b) Policy. The United States Government has adopted a policy prohibiting trafficking in persons including the trafficking-related activities of this clause. Contractors, contractor employees, and their agents shall not-
(1) Engage in severe forms of trafficking in persons during the period of performance of the contract;
(2) Procure commercial sex acts during the period of performance of the contract;
(3) Use forced labor in the performance of the contract;
(4) Destroy, conceal, confiscate, or otherwise deny access by an employee to the employee's identity or immigration documents, such as passports or drivers' licenses, regardless of issuing authority;
(i) Use misleading or fraudulent practices during the recruitment of employees or offering of employment, such as failing to disclose, in a format and language understood by the employee or potential employee, basic information or making material misrepresentations during the recruitment of employees regarding the key terms and conditions of employment, including wages and fringe benefits, the location of work, the living conditions, housing and associated costs (if employer or agent provided or arranged), any significant costs to be charged to the employee or potential employee, and, if applicable, the hazardous nature of the work;
(ii) Use recruiters that do not comply with local labor laws of the country in which the recruiting takes place;
(6) Charge employees or potential employees recruitment fees;
(i) Fail to provide return transportation or pay for the cost of return transportation upon the end of employment-
(A) For an employee who is not a national of the country in which the work is taking place and who was brought into that country for the purpose of working on a U.S. Government contract or subcontract (for portions of contracts performed outside the United States); or
(B) For an employee who is not a United States national and who was brought into the United States for the purpose of working on a U.S. Government contract or subcontract, if the payment of such costs is required under existing temporary worker programs or pursuant to a written agreement with the employee (for portions of contracts performed inside the United States); except that-
(ii) The requirements of paragraphs (b)(7)(i) of this clause shall not apply to an employee who is-
(A) Legally permitted to remain in the country of employment and who chooses to do so; or
(B) Exempted by an authorized official of the contracting agency from the requirement to provide return transportation or pay for the cost of return transportation;
(iii) The requirements of paragraph (b)(7)(i) of this clause are modified for a victim of trafficking in persons who is seeking victim services or legal redress in the country of employment, or for a witness in an enforcement action related to trafficking in persons. The contractor shall provide the return transportation or pay the cost of return transportation in a way that does not obstruct the victim services, legal redress, or witness activity. For example, the contractor shall not only offer return transportation to a witness at a time when the witness is still needed to testify. This paragraph does not apply when the exemptions at paragraph (b)(7)(ii) of this clause apply.
(8) Provide or arrange housing that fails to meet the host country housing and safety standards; or
(9) If required by law or contract, fail to provide an employment contract, recruitment agreement, or other required work document in writing. Such written work document shall be in a language the employee understands. If the employee must relocate to perform the work, the work document shall be provided to the employee at least five days prior to the employee relocating. The employee's work document shall include, but is not limited to, details about work description, wages, prohibition on charging recruitment fees, work location(s), living accommodations and associated costs, time off, roundtrip transportation arrangements, grievance process, and the content of applicable laws and regulations that prohibit trafficking in persons.
(c) Contractor requirements. The Contractor shall-
(1) Notify its employees and agents of-
(i) The United States Government's policy prohibiting trafficking in persons, described in paragraph (b) of this clause; and
(ii) The actions that will be taken against employees or agents for violations of this policy. Such actions for employees may include, but are not limited to, removal from the contract, reduction in benefits, or termination of employment; and
(2) Take appropriate action, up to and including termination, against employees, agents, or subcontractors that violate the policy in paragraph (b) of this clause.
(1) The Contractor shall inform the Contracting Officer and the agency Inspector General immediately of-
(i) Any credible information it receives from any source (including host country law enforcement) that alleges a Contractor employee, subcontractor, subcontractor employee, or their agent has engaged in conduct that violates the policy in paragraph (b) of this clause (see also 18 U.S.C. 1351, Fraud in Foreign Labor Contracting, and 52.203-13(b)(3)(i)(A), if that clause is included in the solicitation or contract, which requires disclosure to the agency Office of the Inspector General when the Contractor has credible evidence of fraud); and
(ii) Any actions taken against a Contractor employee, subcontractor, subcontractor employee, or their agent pursuant to this clause.
(2) If the allegation may be associated with more than one contract, the Contractor shall inform the contracting officer for the contract with the highest dollar value.
(e) Remedies. In addition to other remedies available to the Government, the Contractor's failure to comply with the requirements of paragraphs (c), (d), (g), (h), or (i) of this clause may result in-
(1) Requiring the Contractor to remove a Contractor employee or employees from the performance of the contract;
(2) Requiring the Contractor to terminate a subcontract;
(3) Suspension of contract payments until the Contractor has taken appropriate remedial action;
(4) Loss of award fee, consistent with the award fee plan, for the performance period in which the Government determined Contractor non-compliance;
(5) Declining to exercise available options under the contract;
(6) Termination of the contract for default or cause, in accordance with the termination clause of this contract; or
(7) Suspension or debarment.
(f) Mitigating and aggravating factors. When determining remedies, the Contracting Officer may consider the following:
(1) Mitigating factors. The Contractor had a Trafficking in Persons compliance plan or an awareness program at the time of the violation, was in compliance with the plan, and has taken appropriate remedial actions for the violation, that may include reparation to victims for such violations.
(2) Aggravating factors. The Contractor failed to abate an alleged violation or enforce the requirements of a compliance plan, when directed by the Contracting Officer to do so.
(g) Full cooperation.
(1) The Contractor shall, at a minimum-
(i) Disclose to the agency Inspector General information sufficient to identify the nature and extent of an offense and the individuals responsible for the conduct;
(ii) Provide timely and complete responses to Government auditors' and investigators' requests for documents;
(iii) Cooperate fully in providing reasonable access to its facilities and staff (both inside and outside the U.S.) to allow contracting agencies and other responsible Federal agencies to conduct audits, investigations, or other actions to ascertain compliance with the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 (22 U.S.C. chapter 78), E.O. 13627, or any other applicable law or regulation establishing restrictions on trafficking in persons, the procurement of commercial sex acts, or the use of forced labor; and
(iv) Protect all employees suspected of being victims of or witnesses to prohibited activities, prior to returning to the country from which the employee was recruited, and shall not prevent or hinder the ability of these employees from cooperating fully with Government authorities.
(2) The requirement for full cooperation does not foreclose any Contractor rights arising in law, the FAR, or the terms of the contract. It does not-
(i) Require the Contractor to waive its attorney-client privilege or the protections afforded by the attorney work product doctrine;
(ii) Require any officer, director, owner, employee, or agent of the Contractor, including a sole proprietor, to waive his or her attorney client privilege or Fifth Amendment rights; or
(iii) Restrict the Contractor from-
(A) Conducting an internal investigation; or
(B) Defending a proceeding or dispute arising under the contract or related to a potential or disclosed violation.
(h) Compliance plan.
(1) This paragraph (h) applies to any portion of the contract that-
(i) Is for supplies, other than commercially available off-the-shelf items, acquired outside the United States, or services to be performed outside the United States; and
(ii) Has an estimated value that exceeds $500,000.
(2) The Contractor shall maintain a compliance plan during the performance of the contract that is appropriate-
(i) To the size and complexity of the contract; and
(ii) To the nature and scope of the activities to be performed for the Government, including the number of non-United States citizens expected to be employed and the risk that the contract or subcontract will involve services or supplies susceptible to trafficking in persons.
(3) Minimum requirements. The compliance plan must include, at a minimum, the following:
(i) An awareness program to inform contractor employees about the Government's policy prohibiting trafficking-related activities described in paragraph (b) of this clause, the activities prohibited, and the actions that will be taken against the employee for violations. Additional information about Trafficking in Persons and examples of awareness programs can be found at the website for the Department of State's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons at http://www.state.gov/j/tip/.
(ii) A process for employees to report, without fear of retaliation, activity inconsistent with the policy prohibiting trafficking in persons, including a means to make available to all employees the hotline phone number of the Global Human Trafficking Hotline at 1-844-888-FREE and its email address at firstname.lastname@example.org.
(iii) A recruitment and wage plan that only permits the use of recruitment companies with trained employees, prohibits charging recruitment fees to the employees or potential employees and ensures that wages meet applicable host-country legal requirements or explains any variance.
(iv) A housing plan, if the Contractor or subcontractor intends to provide or arrange housing that ensures that the housing meets host-country housing and safety standards.
(v) Procedures to prevent agents and subcontractors at any tier and at any dollar value from engaging in trafficking in persons (including activities in paragraph (b) of this clause) and to monitor, detect, and terminate any agents, subcontracts, or subcontractor employees that have engaged in such activities.
(i) The Contractor shall post the relevant contents of the compliance plan, no later than the initiation of contract performance, at the workplace (unless the work is to be performed in the field or not in a fixed location) and on the Contractor's Web site (if one is maintained). If posting at the workplace or on the Web site is impracticable, the Contractor shall provide the relevant contents of the compliance plan to each worker in writing.
(ii) The Contractor shall provide the compliance plan to the Contracting Officer upon request.
(5) Certification. Annually after receiving an award, the Contractor shall submit a certification to the Contracting Officer that-
(i) It has implemented a compliance plan to prevent any prohibited activities identified at paragraph (b) of this clause and to monitor, detect, and terminate any agent, subcontract or subcontractor employee engaging in prohibited activities; and
(ii) After having conducted due diligence, either-
(A) To the best of the Contractor's knowledge and belief, neither it nor any of its agents, subcontractors, or their agents is engaged in any such activities; or
(B) If abuses relating to any of the prohibited activities identified in paragraph (b) of this clause have been found, the Contractor or subcontractor has taken the appropriate remedial and referral actions.
(1) The Contractor shall include the substance of this clause, including this paragraph (i), in all subcontracts and in all contracts with agents. The requirements in paragraph (h) of this clause apply only to any portion of the subcontract that-
(A) Is for supplies, other than commercially available off-the-shelf items, acquired outside the United States, or services to be performed outside the United States; and
(B) Has an estimated value that exceeds $500,000.
(2) If any subcontractor is required by this clause to submit a certification, the Contractor shall require submission prior to the award of the subcontract and annually thereafter. The certification shall cover the items in paragraph (h)(5) of this clause.
(End of Clause)
52.232-11 Extras. (APR 1984)
As prescribed in 32.111(c)(2), insert the following clause, appropriately modified with respect to payment due dates in accordance with agency regulations, in solicitations and contracts when a fixed-price supply contract, fixed-price service contract, or transportation contract is contemplated:
Extras (Apr 1984)
Except as otherwise provided in this contract, no payment for extras shall be made unless such extras and the price therefor have been authorized in writing by the Contracting Officer.
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52.232-8 Discounts for Prompt Payment. (FEB 2002)
As prescribed in 32.111(b)(1), insert the following clause:
Discounts for Prompt Payment (Feb 2002)
(a) Discounts for prompt payment will not be considered in the evaluation of offers. However, any offered discount will form a part of the award, and will be taken if payment is made within the discount period indicated in the offer by the offeror. As an alternative to offering a discount for prompt payment in conjunction with the offer, offerors awarded contracts may include discounts for prompt payment on individual invoices.
(b) In connection with any discount offered for prompt payment, time shall be computed from the date of the invoice. If the Contractor has not placed a date on the invoice, the due date shall be calculated from the date the designated billing office receives a proper invoice, provided the agency annotates such invoice with the date of receipt at the time of receipt. For the purpose of computing the discount earned, payment shall be considered to have been made on the date that appears on the payment check or, for an electronic funds transfer, the specified payment date. When the discount date falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday when Federal Government offices are closed and Government business is not expected to be conducted, payment may be made on the following business day.
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252.211-7003 Item Unique Identification and Valuation. (MAR 2016)
As prescribed in 211.274-6(a)(1), use the following clause:
ITEM UNIQUE IDENTIFICATION AND VALUATION (MAR 2016)
(a) Definitions. As used in this clause
Automatic identification device means a device, such as a reader or interrogator, used to retrieve data encoded on machine-readable media.
Concatenated unique item identifier means
(1) For items that are serialized within the enterprise identifier, the linking together of the unique identifier data elements in order of the issuing agency code, enterprise identifier, and unique serial number within the enterprise identifier; or
(2) For items that are serialized within the original part, lot, or batch number, the linking together of the unique identifier data elements in order of the issuing agency code; enterprise identifier; original part, lot, or batch number; and serial number within the original part, lot, or batch number.
Data matrix means a two-dimensional matrix symbology, which is made up of square or, in some cases, round modules arranged within a perimeter finder pattern and uses the Error Checking and Correction 200 (ECC200) specification found within International Standards Organization (ISO)/International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) 16022.
Data qualifier means a specified character (or string of characters) that immediately precedes a data field that defines the general category or intended use of the data that follows.
DoD recognized unique identification equivalent means a unique identification method that is in commercial use and has been recognized by DoD. All DoD recognized unique identification equivalents are listed at http://www.acq.osd.mil/dpap/pdi/uid/iuid_equivalents.html.
DoD item unique identification means a system of marking items delivered to DoD with unique item identifiers that have machine-readable data elements to distinguish an item from all other like and unlike items. For items that are serialized within the enterprise identifier, the unique item identifier shall include the data elements of the enterprise identifier and a unique serial number. For items that are serialized within the part, lot, or batch number within the enterprise identifier, the unique item identifier shall include the data elements of the enterprise identifier; the original part, lot, or batch number; and the serial number.
Enterprise means the entity (e.g., a manufacturer or vendor) responsible for assigning unique item identifiers to items.
Enterprise identifier means a code that is uniquely assigned to an enterprise by an issuing agency.
Governments unit acquisition cost means
(1) For fixed-price type line, subline, or exhibit line items, the unit price identified in the contract at the time of delivery;
(2) For cost-type or undefinitized line, subline, or exhibit line items, the Contractors estimated fully burdened unit cost to the Government at the time of delivery; and
(3) For items produced under a time-and-materials contract, the Contractors estimated fully burdened unit cost to the Government at the time of delivery.
Issuing agency means an organization responsible for assigning a globally unique identifier to an enterprise, as indicated in the Register of Issuing Agency Codes for ISO/IEC 15459, located at http://www.aimglobal.org/?Reg_Authority15459.
Issuing agency code means a code that designates the registration (or controlling) authority for the enterprise identifier.
Item means a single hardware article or a single unit formed by a grouping of subassemblies, components, or constituent parts.
Lot or batch number means an identifying number assigned by the enterprise to a designated group of items, usually referred to as either a lot or a batch, all of which were manufactured under identical conditions.
Machine-readable means an automatic identification technology media, such as bar codes, contact memory buttons, radio frequency identification, or optical memory cards.
Original part number means a combination of numbers or letters assigned by the enterprise at item creation to a class of items with the same form, fit, function, and interface.
Parent item means the item assembly, intermediate component, or subassembly that has an embedded item with a unique item identifier or DoD recognized unique identification equivalent.
Serial number within the enterprise identifier means a combination of numbers, letters, or symbols assigned by the enterprise to an item that provides for the differentiation of that item from any other like and unlike item and is never used again within the enterprise.
Serial number within the part, lot, or batch number means a combination of numbers or letters assigned by the enterprise to an item that provides for the differentiation of that item from any other like item within a part, lot, or batch number assignment.
Serialization within the enterprise identifier means each item produced is assigned a serial number that is unique among all the tangible items produced by the enterprise and is never used again. The enterprise is responsible for ensuring unique serialization within the enterprise identifier.
Serialization within the part, lot, or batch number means each item of a particular part, lot, or batch number is assigned a unique serial number within that part, lot, or batch number assignment. The enterprise is responsible for ensuring unique serialization within the part, lot, or batch number within the enterprise identifier.
Type designation means a combination of letters and numerals assigned by the Government to a major end item, assembly or subassembly, as appropriate, to provide a convenient means of differentiating between items having the same basic name and to indicate modifications and changes thereto.
Unique item identifier means a set of data elements marked on items that is globally unique and unambiguous. The term includes a concatenated unique item identifier or a DoD recognized unique identification equivalent.
Unique item identifier type means a designator to indicate which method of uniquely identifying a part has been used. The current list of accepted unique item identifier types is maintained at http://www.acq.osd.mil/dpap/pdi/uid/uii_types.html.
(b) The Contractor shall deliver all items under a contract line, subline, or exhibit line item.
(c) Unique item identifier.
(1) The Contractor shall provide a unique item identifier for the following:
(i) Delivered items for which the Governments unit acquisition cost is $5,000 or more, except for the following line items:
Contract Line, Subline, or
Exhibit Line Item Number Item Description
(ii) Items for which the Governments unit acquisition cost is less than $5,000 that are identified in the Schedule or the following table:
Contract Line, Subline, or
Exhibit Line Item Number Item Description
(If items are identified in the Schedule, insert See Schedule in this table.)
(iii) Subassemblies, components, and parts embedded within delivered items, items with warranty requirements, DoD serially managed reparables and DoD serially managed nonreparables as specified in Attachment Number ____.
(iv) Any item of special tooling or special test equipment as defined in FAR 2.101 that have been designated for preservation and storage for a Major Defense Acquisition Program as specified in Attachment Number ____.
(v) Any item not included in (i), (ii), (iii), or (iv) for which the contractor creates and marks a unique item identifier for traceability.
(2) The unique item identifier assignment and its component data element combination shall not be duplicated on any other item marked or registered in the DoD Item Unique Identification Registry by the contractor.
(3) The unique item identifier component data elements shall be marked on an item using two dimensional data matrix symbology that complies with ISO/IEC International Standard 16022, Information technology International symbology specification Data matrix; ECC200 data matrix specification.
(4) Data syntax and semantics of unique item identifiers. The Contractor shall ensure that
(i) The data elements (except issuing agency code) of the unique item identifier are encoded within the data matrix symbol that is marked on the item using one of the following three types of data qualifiers, as determined by the Contractor:
(A) Application Identifiers (AIs) (Format Indicator 05 of ISO/IEC International Standard 15434), in accordance with ISO/IEC International Standard 15418, Information Technology EAN/UCC Application Identifiers and Fact Data Identifiers and Maintenance and ANSI MH 10.8.2 Data Identifier and Application Identifier Standard.
(B) Data Identifiers (DIs) (Format Indicator 06 of ISO/IEC International Standard 15434), in accordance with ISO/IEC International Standard 15418, Information Technology EAN/UCC Application Identifiers and Fact Data Identifiers and Maintenance and ANSI MH 10.8.2 Data Identifier and Application Identifier Standard.
(C) Text Element Identifiers (TEIs) (Format Indicator 12 of ISO/IEC International Standard 15434), in accordance with the Air Transport Association Common Support Data Dictionary; and
(ii) The encoded data elements of the unique item identifier conform to the transfer structure, syntax, and coding of messages and data formats specified for Format Indicators 05, 06, and 12 in ISO/IEC International Standard 15434, Information Technology Transfer Syntax for High Capacity Automatic Data Capture Media.
(5) Unique item identifier.
(i) The Contractor shall
(A) Determine whether to
(1) Serialize within the enterprise identifier;
(2) Serialize within the part, lot, or batch number; or
(3) Use a DoD recognized unique identification equivalent (e.g. Vehicle Identification Number); and
(B) Place the data elements of the unique item identifier (enterprise identifier; serial number; DoD recognized unique identification equivalent; and for serialization within the part, lot, or batch number only: original part, lot, or batch number) on items requiring marking by paragraph (c)(1) of this clause, based on the criteria provided in MIL-STD-130, Identification Marking of U.S. Military Property, latest version;
(C) Label shipments, storage containers and packages that contain uniquely identified items in accordance with the requirements of MIL-STD-129, Military Marking for Shipment and Storage, latest version; and
(D) Verify that the marks on items and labels on shipments, storage containers, and packages are machine readable and conform to the applicable standards. The contractor shall use an automatic identification technology device for this verification that has been programmed to the requirements of Appendix A, MIL-STD-130, latest version.
(ii) The issuing agency code
(A) Shall not be placed on the item; and
(B) Shall be derived from the data qualifier for the enterprise identifier.
(d) For each item that requires item unique identification under paragraph (c)(1)(i), (ii), or (iv) of this clause or when item unique identification is provided under paragraph (c)(1)(v), in addition to the information provided as part of the Material Inspection and Receiving Report specified elsewhere in this contract, the Contractor shall report at the time of delivery, as part of the Material Inspection and Receiving Report, the following information:
(1) Unique item identifier.
(2) Unique item identifier type.
(3) Issuing agency code (if concatenated unique item identifier is used).
(4) Enterprise identifier (if concatenated unique item identifier is used).
(5) Original part number (if there is serialization within the original part number).
(6) Lot or batch number (if there is serialization within the lot or batch number).
(7) Current part number (optional and only if not the same as the original part number).
(8) Current part number effective date (optional and only if current part number is used).
(9) Serial number (if concatenated unique item identifier is used).
(10) Governments unit acquisition cost.
(11) Unit of measure.
(12) Type designation of the item as specified in the contract schedule, if any.
(13) Whether the item is an item of Special Tooling or Special Test Equipment.
(14) Whether the item is covered by a warranty.
(e) For embedded subassemblies, components, and parts that require DoD item unique identification under paragraph (c)(1)(iii) of this clause or when item unique identification is provided under paragraph (c)(1)(v), the Contractor shall report as part of the Material Inspection and Receiving Report specified elsewhere in this contract, the following information:
(1) Unique item identifier of the parent item under paragraph (c)(1) of this clause that contains the embedded subassembly, component, or part.
(2) Unique item identifier of the embedded subassembly, component, or part.
(3) Unique item identifier type.**
(4) Issuing agency code (if concatenated unique item
identifier is used).**
(5) Enterprise identifier (if concatenated unique item identifier is used).**
(6) Original part number (if there is serialization within the original part number).**
(7) Lot or batch number (if there is serialization within the lot or batch number).**
(8) Current part number (optional and only if not the same as the original part number).**
(9) Current part number effective date (optional and only if current part number is used).**
(10) Serial number (if concatenated unique item identifier is used).**
** Once per item.
(f) The Contractor shall submit the information required by paragraphs (d) and (e) of this clause as follows:
(1) End items shall be reported using the receiving report capability in Wide Area WorkFlow (WAWF) in accordance with the clause at 252.232-7003. If WAWF is not required by this contract, and the contractor is not using WAWF, follow the procedures at http://dodprocurementtoolbox.com/site/uidregistry/.
(2) Embedded items shall be reported by one of the following methods
(i) Use of the embedded items capability in WAWF;
(ii) Direct data submission to the IUID Registry following the procedures and formats at http://dodprocurementtoolbox.com/site/uidregistry/; or
(iii) Via WAWF as a deliverable attachment for exhibit line item number (fill in) ____, Unique Item Identifier Report for Embedded Items, Contract Data Requirements List, DD Form 1423.
(g) Subcontracts. If the Contractor acquires by subcontract, any item(s) for which item unique identification is required in accordance with paragraph (c)(1) of this clause, the Contractor shall include this clause, including this paragraph (g), in the applicable subcontract(s), including subcontracts for commercial items.
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252.232-7006 Wide Area WorkFlow Payment Instructions. (DEC 2018)
As prescribed in 232.7004(b), use the following clause:
WIDE AREA WORKFLOW PAYMENT INSTRUCTIONS (DEC 2018)
(a) Definitions. As used in this clause-
Department of Defense Activity Address Code (DoDAAC) is a six position code that uniquely identifies a unit, activity, or organization.
Document type means the type of payment request or receiving report available for creation in Wide Area WorkFlow (WAWF).
Local processing office (LPO) is the office responsible for payment certification when payment certification is done external to the entitlement system.
Payment request and receiving report are defined in the clause at 252.232-7003, Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports.
(b) Electronic invoicing. The WAWF system provides the method to electronically process vendor payment requests and receiving reports, as authorized by Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) 252.232-7003, Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports.
(c) WAWF access. To access WAWF, the Contractor shall-
(1) Have a designated electronic business point of contact in the System for Award Management at https://www.sam.gov; and
(2) Be registered to use WAWF at https://wawf.eb.mil/ following the step-by-step procedures for self-registration available at this web site.
(d) WAWF training. The Contractor should follow the training instructions of the WAWF Web-Based Training Course and use the Practice Training Site before submitting payment requests through WAWF. Both can be accessed by selecting the Web Based Training link on the WAWF home page at https://wawf.eb.mil/
(e) WAWF methods of document submission. Document submissions may be via web entry, Electronic Data Interchange, or File Transfer Protocol.
(f) WAWF payment instructions. The Contractor shall use the following information when submitting payment requests and receiving reports in WAWF for this contract or task or delivery order:
(1) Document type. The Contractor shall submit payment requests using the following document type(s):
(i) For cost-type line items, including labor-hour or time-and-materials, submit a cost voucher.
(ii) For fixed price line items
(A) That require shipment of a deliverable, submit the invoice and receiving report specified by the Contracting Officer.
(Contracting Officer: Insert applicable invoice and receiving report document type(s) for fixed price line items that require shipment of a deliverable.)
(B) For services that do not require shipment of a deliverable, submit either the Invoice 2in1, which meets the requirements for the invoice and receiving report, or the applicable invoice and receiving report, as specified by the Contracting Officer.
(Contracting Officer: Insert either Invoice 2in1 or the applicable invoice and receiving report document type(s) for fixed price line items for services.)
(iii) For customary progress payments based on costs incurred, submit a progress payment request.
(iv) For performance based payments, submit a performance based payment request.
(v) For commercial item financing, submit a commercial item financing request.
(2) ) Fast Pay requests are only permitted when Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 52.213-1 is included in the contract.
(f) [Note: The Contractor may use a WAWF combo document type to create some combinations of invoice and receiving report in one step.]
(3) Document routing. The Contractor shall use the information in the Routing Data Table below only to fill in applicable fields in WAWF when creating payment requests and receiving reports in the system.
Routing Data Table*
| Field Name in WAWF || Data to be entered in WAWF |
| Pay Official DoDAAC || __F87700__ |
| Issue By DoDAAC || __FA6633__ |
| Admin DoDAAC || __FA6633__ |
| Inspect By DoDAAC || __F5G1AS__ |
| Ship To Code || ____ |
| Ship From Code || ____ |
| Mark For Code || ____ |
| Service Approver (DoDAAC) || ____ |
| Service Acceptor (DoDAAC) || __F5G1AS__ |
| Accept at Other DoDAAC || ____ |
| LPO DoDAAC || ____ |
| DCAA Auditor DoDAAC || ____ |
| Other DoDAAC(s) || ____ |
(*Contracting Officer: Insert applicable DoDAAC information. If multiple ship to/acceptance locations apply, insert See Schedule or Not applicable.)
(**Contracting Officer: If the contract provides for progress payments or performance-based payments, insert the DoDAAC for the contract administration office assigned the functions under FAR 42.302(a)(13).)
(4) Payment request. The Contractor shall ensure a payment request includes documentation appropriate to the type of payment request in accordance with the payment clause, contract financing clause, or Federal Acquisition Regulation 52.216-7, Allowable Cost and Payment, as applicable.
(5) Receiving report. The Contractor shall ensure a receiving report meets the requirements of DFARS Appendix F.
(g) WAWF point of contact.
(1) The Contractor may obtain clarification regarding invoicing in WAWF from the following contracting activitys WAWF point of contact.
__Eva Leavitt, 612-713-1438, email@example.com__
(Contracting Officer: Insert applicable information or Not applicable.)
(2) Contact the WAWF helpdesk at 866-618-5988, if assistance is needed.
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252.247-7023 Transportation of Supplies by Sea. (FEB 2019)
Basic. As prescribed in 247.574(b) and (b)(1), use the following clause:
TRANSPORTATION OF SUPPLIES BY SEABASIC (FEB 2019)
(a) Definitions. As used in this clause
Components means articles, materials, and supplies incorporated directly into end products at any level of manufacture, fabrication, or assembly by the Contractor or any subcontractor.
Department of Defense (DoD) means the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and defense agencies.
Foreign-flag vessel means any vessel that is not a U.S.-flag vessel.
Ocean transportation means any transportation aboard a ship, vessel, boat, barge, or ferry through international waters.
Subcontractor means a supplier, materialman, distributor, or vendor at any level below the prime contractor whose contractual obligation to perform results from, or is conditioned upon, award of the prime contract and who is performing any part of the work or other requirement of the prime contract.
Supplies means all property, except land and interests in land, that is clearly identifiable for eventual use by or owned by the DoD at the time of transportation by sea.
(i) An item is clearly identifiable for eventual use by the DoD if, for example, the contract documentation contains a reference to a DoD contract number or a military destination.
(ii) Supplies includes (but is not limited to) public works; buildings and facilities; ships; floating equipment and vessels of every character, type, and description, with parts, subassemblies, accessories, and equipment; machine tools; material; equipment; stores of all kinds; end items; construction materials; and components of the foregoing.
U.S.-flag vessel means a vessel of the United States or belonging to the United States, including any vessel registered or having national status under the laws of the United States.
(b)(1) The Contractor shall use U.S.-flag vessels when transporting any supplies by sea under this contract.
(2) A subcontractor transporting supplies by sea under this contract shall use U.S.-flag vessels if
(i) This contract is a construction contract; or
(ii) The supplies being transported are
(A) Noncommercial items; or
(B) Commercial items that
(1) The Contractor is reselling or distributing to the Government without adding value (generally, the Contractor does not add value to items that it subcontracts for f.o.b. destination shipment);
(2) Are shipped in direct support of U.S. military contingency operations, exercises, or forces deployed in humanitarian or peacekeeping operations; or
(3) Are commissary or exchange cargoes transported outside of the Defense Transportation System in accordance with 10 U.S.C. 2643.
(c) The Contractor and its subcontractors may request that the Contracting Officer authorize shipment in foreign-flag vessels, or designate available U.S.-flag vessels, if the Contractor or a subcontractor believes that
(1) U.S.-flag vessels are not available for timely shipment;
(2) The freight charges are inordinately excessive or unreasonable; or
(3) Freight charges are higher than charges to private persons for transportation of like goods.
(d) The Contractor must submit any request for use of foreign-flag vessels in writing to the Contracting Officer at least 45 days prior to the sailing date necessary to meet its delivery schedules. The Contracting Officer will process requests submitted after such date(s) as expeditiously as possible, but the Contracting Officer's failure to grant approvals to meet the shipper's sailing date will not of itself constitute a compensable delay under this or any other clause of this contract. Requests shall contain at a minimum
(1) Type, weight, and cube of cargo;
(2) Required shipping date;
(3) Special handling and discharge requirements;
(4) Loading and discharge points;
(5) Name of shipper and consignee;
(6) Prime contract number; and
(7) A documented description of efforts made to secure U.S.-flag vessels, including points of contact (with names and telephone numbers) with at least two U.S.-flag carriers contacted. Copies of telephone notes, telegraphic and facsimile message or letters will be sufficient for this purpose.
(e) The Contractor shall, within 30 days after each shipment covered by this clause, provide the Contracting Officer and the Maritime Administration, Office of Cargo Preference, U.S. Department of Transportation, 400 Seventh Street SW, Washington, DC 20590, one copy of the rated on board vessel operating carrier's ocean bill of lading, which shall contain the following information:
(1) Prime contract number;
(2) Name of vessel;
(3) Vessel flag of registry;
(4) Date of loading;
(5) Port of loading;
(6) Port of final discharge;
(7) Description of commodity;
(8) Gross weight in pounds and cubic feet if available;
(9) Total ocean freight in U.S. dollars; and
(10) Name of steamship company.
(f) If this contract exceeds the simplified acquisition threshold, the Contractor shall provide with its final invoice under this contract a representation that to the best of its knowledge and belief
(1) No ocean transportation was used in the performance of this contract;
(2) Ocean transportation was used and only U.S.-flag vessels were used for all ocean shipments under the contract;
(3) Ocean transportation was used, and the Contractor had the written consent of the Contracting Officer for all foreign-flag ocean transportation; or
(4) Ocean transportation was used and some or all of the shipments were made on foreign-flag vessels without the written consent of the Contracting Officer. The Contractor shall describe these shipments in the following format:
| || ITEM DESCRIPTION || CONTRACT LINE ITEMS || QUANTITY |
| || ____ || ____ || ____ |
| TOTAL || ____ || ____ || ____ |
(g) If this contract exceeds the simplified acquisition threshold and the final invoice does not include the required representation, the Government will reject and return it to the Contractor as an improper invoice for the purposes of the Prompt Payment clause of this contract. In the event there has been unauthorized use of foreign-flag vessels in the performance of this contract, the Contracting Officer is entitled to equitably adjust the contract, based on the unauthorized use.
(h) If the Contractor indicated in response to the solicitation provision, Representation of Extent of Transportation by Sea, that it did not anticipate transporting by sea any supplies; however, after the award of this contract, the Contractor learns that supplies will be transported by sea, the Contractor shall
(1) Notify the Contracting Officer of that fact; and
(2) Comply with all the terms and conditions of this clause.
(i) In the award of subcontracts, for the types of supplies described in paragraph (b)(2) of this clause, including subcontracts for commercial items, the Contractor shall flow down the requirements of this clause as follows:
(1) The Contractor shall insert the substance of this clause, including this paragraph (i), in subcontracts that exceed the simplified acquisition threshold in part 2 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation.
(2) The Contractor shall insert the substance of paragraphs (a) through (e) of this clause, and this paragraph (i), in subcontracts that are at or below the simplified acquisition threshold in part 2 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation.
(End of Clause)
52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items. (OCT 2018)
As prescribed in 12.301(b)(3), insert the following clause:
Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items (Oct 2018)
(a) Inspection/Acceptance. The Contractor shall only tender for acceptance those items that conform to the requirements of this contract. The Government reserves the right to inspect or test any supplies or services that have been tendered for acceptance. The Government may require repair or replacement of nonconforming supplies or reperformance of nonconforming services at no increase in contract price. If repair/replacement or reperformance will not correct the defects or is not possible, the Government may seek an equitable price reduction or adequate consideration for acceptance of nonconforming supplies or services. The Government must exercise its post-acceptance rights-
(1) Within a reasonable time after the defect was discovered or should have been discovered; and
(2) Before any substantial change occurs in the condition of the item, unless the change is due to the defect in the item.
(b) Assignment. The Contractor or its assignee may assign its rights to receive payment due as a result of performance of this contract to a bank, trust company, or other financing institution, including any Federal lending agency in accordance with the Assignment of Claims Act (31U.S.C.3727). However, when a third party makes payment (e.g.,use of the Governmentwide commercial purchase card), the Contractor may not assign its rights to receive payment under this contract.
(c) Changes. Changes in the terms and conditions of this contract may be made only by written agreement of the parties.
(d) Disputes. This contract is subject to 41U.S.C.chapter71, Contract Disputes. Failure of the parties to this contract to reach agreement on any request for equitable adjustment, claim, appeal or action arising under or relating to this contract shall be a dispute to be resolved in accordance with the clause at FAR 52.233-1, Disputes, which is incorporated herein by reference. The Contractor shall proceed diligently with performance of this contract, pending final resolution of any dispute arising under the contract.
(e) Definitions. The clause at FAR 52.202-1, Definitions, is incorporated herein by reference.
(f) Excusable delays. The Contractor shall be liable for default unless nonperformance is caused by an occurrence beyond the reasonable control of the Contractor and without its fault or negligence such as, acts of God or the public enemy, acts of the Government in either its sovereign or contractual capacity, fires, floods, epidemics, quarantine restrictions, strikes, unusually severe weather, and delays of common carriers. The Contractor shall notify the Contracting Officer in writing as soon as it is reasonably possible after the commencement of any excusable delay, setting forth the full particulars in connection therewith, shall remedy such occurrence with all reasonable dispatch, and shall promptly give written notice to the Contracting Officer of the cessation of such occurrence.
(1) The Contractor shall submit an original invoice and three copies (or electronic invoice, if authorized) to the address designated in the contract to receive invoices. An invoice must include-
(i) Name and address of the Contractor;
(ii) Invoice date and number;
(iii) Contract number, line item number and, if applicable, the order number;
(iv) Description, quantity, unit of measure, unit price and extended price of the items delivered;
(v) Shipping number and date of shipment, including the bill of lading number and weight of shipment if shipped on Government bill of lading;
(vi) Terms of any discount for prompt payment offered;
(vii) Name and address of official to whom payment is to be sent;
(viii) Name, title, and phone number of person to notify in event of defective invoice; and
(ix) Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN). The Contractor shall include its TIN on the invoice only if required elsewhere in this contract.
(x) Electronic funds transfer (EFT) banking information.
(A) The Contractor shall include EFT banking information on the invoice only if required elsewhere in this contract.
(B) If EFT banking information is not required to be on the invoice, in order for the invoice to be a proper invoice, the Contractor shall have submitted correct EFT banking information in accordance with the applicable solicitation provision, contract clause (e.g., 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-System for Award Management, or 52.232-34, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-Other Than System for Award Management), or applicable agency procedures.
(C) EFT banking information is not required if the Government waived the requirement to pay by EFT.
(2) Invoices will be handled in accordance with the Prompt Payment Act (31 U.S.C.3903) and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) prompt payment regulations at 5 CFR Part1315.
(h) Patent indemnity. The Contractor shall indemnify the Government and its officers, employees and agents against liability, including costs, for actual or alleged direct or contributory infringement of, or inducement to infringe, any United States or foreign patent, trademark or copyright, arising out of the performance of this contract, provided the Contractor is reasonably notified of such claims and proceedings.
(1) Items accepted. Payment shall be made for items accepted by the Government that have been delivered to the delivery destinations set forth in this contract.
(2) Prompt payment. The Government will make payment in accordance with the Prompt Payment Act (31 U.S.C.3903) and prompt payment regulations at 5 CFR Part1315.
(3) Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT). If the Government makes payment by EFT, see 52.212-5(b) for the appropriate EFT clause.
(4) Discount. In connection with any discount offered for early payment, time shall be computed from the date of the invoice. For the purpose of computing the discount earned, payment shall be considered to have been made on the date which appears on the payment check or the specified payment date if an electronic funds transfer payment is made.
(5) Overpayments. If the Contractor becomes aware of a duplicate contract financing or invoice payment or that the Government has otherwise overpaid on a contract financing or invoice payment, the Contractor shall-
(i) Remit the overpayment amount to the payment office cited in the contract along with a description of the overpayment including the-
(A) Circumstances of the overpayment (e.g., duplicate payment, erroneous payment, liquidation errors, date(s) of overpayment);
(B) Affected contract number and delivery order number, if applicable;
(C) Affected line item or subline item, if applicable; and
(D) Contractor point of contact.
(ii) Provide a copy of the remittance and supporting documentation to the Contracting Officer.
(i) All amounts that become payable by the Contractor to the Government under this contract shall bear simple interest from the date due until paid unless paid within 30 days of becoming due. The interest rate shall be the interest rate established by the Secretary of the Treasury as provided in 41 U.S.C. 7109, which is applicable to the period in which the amount becomes due, as provided in (i)(6)(v) of this clause, and then at the rate applicable for each six-month period as fixed by the Secretary until the amount is paid.
(ii) The Government may issue a demand for payment to the Contractor upon finding a debt is due under the contract.
(iii) Final decisions. The Contracting Officer will issue a final decision as required by 33.211 if-
(A) The Contracting Officer and the Contractor are unable to reach agreement on the existence or amount of a debt within 30 days;
(B) The Contractor fails to liquidate a debt previously demanded by the Contracting Officer within the timeline specified in the demand for payment unless the amounts were not repaid because the Contractor has requested an installment payment agreement; or
(C) The Contractor requests a deferment of collection on a debt previously demanded by the Contracting Officer (see 32.607-2).
(iv) If a demand for payment was previously issued for the debt, the demand for payment included in the final decision shall identify the same due date as the original demand for payment.
(v) Amounts shall be due at the earliest of the following dates:
(A) The date fixed under this contract.
(B) The date of the first written demand for payment, including any demand for payment resulting from a default termination.
(vi) The interest charge shall be computed for the actual number of calendar days involved beginning on the due date and ending on-
(A) The date on which the designated office receives payment from the Contractor;
(B) The date of issuance of a Government check to the Contractor from which an amount otherwise payable has been withheld as a credit against the contract debt; or
(C) The date on which an amount withheld and applied to the contract debt would otherwise have become payable to the Contractor.
(vii) The interest charge made under this clause may be reduced under the procedures prescribed in 32.608-2 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation in effect on the date of this contract.
(j) Risk of loss. Unless the contract specifically provides otherwise, risk of loss or damage to the supplies provided under this contract shall remain with the Contractor until, and shall pass to the Government upon:
(1) Delivery of the supplies to a carrier, if transportation is f.o.b. origin; or
(2) Delivery of the supplies to the Government at the destination specified in the contract, if transportation is f.o.b. destination.
(k) Taxes. The contract price includes all applicable Federal, State, and local taxes and duties.
(l) Termination for the Government's convenience. The Government reserves the right to terminate this contract, or any part hereof, for its sole convenience. In the event of such termination, the Contractor shall immediately stop all work hereunder and shall immediately cause any and all of its suppliers and subcontractors to cease work. Subject to the terms of this contract, the Contractor shall be paid a percentage of the contract price reflecting the percentage of the work performed prior to the notice of termination, plus reasonable charges the Contractor can demonstrate to the satisfaction of the Government using its standard record keeping system, have resulted from the termination. The Contractor shall not be required to comply with the cost accounting standards or contract cost principles for this purpose. This paragraph does not give the Government any right to audit the Contractor's records. The Contractor shall not be paid for any work performed or costs incurred which reasonably could have been avoided.
(m) Termination for cause. The Government may terminate this contract, or any part hereof, for cause in the event of any default by the Contractor, or if the Contractor fails to comply with any contract terms and conditions, or fails to provide the Government, upon request, with adequate assurances of future performance. In the event of termination for cause, the Government shall not be liable to the Contractor for any amount for supplies or services not accepted, and the Contractor shall be liable to the Government for any and all rights and remedies provided by law. If it is determined that the Government improperly terminated this contract for default, such termination shall be deemed a termination for convenience.
(n) Title. Unless specified elsewhere in this contract, title to items furnished under this contract shall pass to the Government upon acceptance, regardless of when or where the Government takes physical possession.
(o) Warranty. The Contractor warrants and implies that the items delivered hereunder are merchantable and fit for use for the particular purpose described in this contract.
(p) Limitation of liability. Except as otherwise provided by an express warranty, the Contractor will not be liable to the Government for consequential damages resulting from any defect or deficiencies in accepted items.
(q) Other compliances. The Contractor shall comply with all applicable Federal, State and local laws, executive orders, rules and regulations applicable to its performance under this contract.
(r) Compliance with laws unique to Government contracts. The Contractor agrees to comply with 31 U.S.C. 1352 relating to limitations on the use of appropriated funds to influence certain Federal contracts; 18 U.S.C. 431 relating to officials not to benefit; 40 U.S.C. chapter 37, Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards; 41 U.S.C. chapter 87, Kickbacks; 41 U.S.C. 4712 and 10 U.S.C. 2409 relating to whistleblower protections; 49 U.S.C. 40118, Fly American; and 41 U.S.C. chapter 21 relating to procurement integrity.
(s) Order of precedence. Any inconsistencies in this solicitation or contract shall be resolved by giving precedence in the following order:
(1) The schedule of supplies/services.
(2) The Assignments, Disputes, Payments, Invoice, Other Compliances, Compliance with Laws Unique to Government Contracts, and Unauthorized Obligations paragraphs of this clause;
(3) The clause at 52.212-5.
(4) Addenda to this solicitation or contract, including any license agreements for computer software.
(5) Solicitation provisions if this is a solicitation.
(6) Other paragraphs of this clause.
(7) The StandardForm1449.
(8) Other documents, exhibits, and attachments.
(9) The specification.
(u) Unauthorized Obligations.
(1) Except as stated in paragraph (u)(2) of this clause, when any supply or service acquired under this contract is subject to any End User License Agreement (EULA), Terms of Service (TOS), or similar legal instrument or agreement, that includes any clause requiring the Government to indemnify the Contractor or any person or entity for damages, costs, fees, or any other loss or liability that would create an Anti-Deficiency Act violation (31 U.S.C. 1341), the following shall govern:
(i) Any such clause is unenforceable against the Government.
(ii) Neither the Government nor any Government authorized end user shall be deemed to have agreed to such clause by virtue of it appearing in the EULA, TOS, or similar legal instrument or agreement. If the EULA, TOS, or similar legal instrument or agreement is invoked through an I agree click box or other comparable mechanism (e.g., click-wrap or browse-wrap agreements), execution does not bind the Government or any Government authorized end user to such clause.
(iii) Any such clause is deemed to be stricken from the EULA, TOS, or similar legal instrument or agreement.
(2) Paragraph (u)(1) of this clause does not apply to indemnification by the Government that is expressly authorized by statute and specifically authorized under applicable agency regulations and procedures.
(v) Incorporation by reference. The Contractor's representations and certifications, including those completed electronically via the System for Award Management (SAM), are incorporated by reference into the contract.
(End of Clause)
52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items. (MAY 2019)
As prescribed in 12.301(b)(4), insert the following clause:
Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items (May2019)
(a) The Contractor shall comply with the following Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) clauses, which are incorporated in this contract by reference, to implement provisions of law or Executive orders applicable to acquisitions of commercial items:
(1) 52.203-19, Prohibition on Requiring Certain Internal Confidentiality Agreements or Statements (Jan 2017) (section 743 of Division E, Title VII, of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 (Pub. L. 113-235) and its successor provisions in subsequent appropriations acts (and as extended in continuing resolutions)).
(2) 52.204-23, Prohibition on Contracting for Hardware, Software, and Services Developed or Provided by Kaspersky Lab and Other Covered Entities (Jul 2018) (Section 1634 of Pub. L. 115-91).
(3) 52.209-10, Prohibition on Contracting with Inverted Domestic Corporations (Nov 2015).
(4) 52.233-3, Protest After Award (Aug 1996) (31U.S.C.3553).
(5) 52.233-4, Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim (Oct 2004) (Public Laws 108-77 and 108-78 (19U.S.C.3805 note)).
(b) The Contractor shall comply with the FAR clauses in this paragraph (b) that the Contracting Officer has indicated as being incorporated in this contract by reference to implement provisions of law or Executive orders applicable to acquisitions of commercial items:
[Contracting Officer check as appropriate.]
____ (1) 52.203-6, Restrictions on Subcontractor Sales to the Government (Sept 2006), with Alternate I (Oct 1995) (41U.S.C.4704 and 10U.S.C.2402).
____ (2) 52.203-13, Contractor Code of Business Ethics and Conduct (Oct 2015) (41U.S.C.3509)).
____ (3) 52.203-15, Whistleblower Protections under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (June 2010) (Section 1553 of Pub. L. 111-5). (Applies to contracts funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.)
____ (4) 52.204-10, Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards (Oct 2018) (Pub. L. 109-282) (31U.S.C.6101note).
____ (5) [Reserved].
____ (6) 52.204-14, Service Contract Reporting Requirements (Oct 2016) (Pub. L. 111-117, section 743 of Div. C).
____ (7) 52.204-15, Service Contract Reporting Requirements for Indefinite-Delivery Contracts (Oct 2016) (Pub. L. 111-117, section 743 of Div. C).
____ (8) 52.209-6, Protecting the Government's Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment. (Oct 2015) (31U.S.C.6101 note).
____ (9) 52.209-9, Updates of Publicly Available Information Regarding Responsibility Matters (Oct 2018) (41U.S.C. 2313).
____ (10) [Reserved].
(i) 52.219-3, Notice of HUBZone Set-Aside or Sole-Source Award (Nov 2011) (15U.S.C.657a).
(ii) Alternate I (Nov 2011) of 52.219-3.
(i) 52.219-4, Notice of Price Evaluation Preference for HUBZone Small Business Concerns (Oct 2014) (if the offeror elects to waive the preference, it shall so indicate in its offer) (15U.S.C.657a).
____ (ii) Alternate I (Jan 2011) of 52.219-4.
____ (13) [Reserved]
__ __ (14)
(i) 52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside (Nov 2011) (15U.S.C.644).
(ii) Alternate I (Nov 2011).
____ (iii) Alternate II (Nov 2011).
(i) 52.219-7, Notice of Partial Small Business Set-Aside (June 2003) (15U.S.C.644).
____ (ii) Alternate I (Oct 1995) of 52.219-7.
____ (iii) Alternate II (Mar 2004) of 52.219-7.
____ (16) 52.219-8, Utilization of Small Business Concerns (Oct2018) (15U.S.C.637(d)(2) and (3)).
(i) 52.219-9, Small Business Subcontracting Plan (Aug2018) (15U.S.C.637(d)(4))
____ (ii) Alternate I (Jan 2017) of 52.219-9.
____ (iii) Alternate II (Nov 2016) of 52.219-9.
____ (iv) Alternate III (Nov 2016) of 52.219-9.
____ (v) Alternate IV (Aug 2018) of 52.219-9
____ (18) 52.219-13, Notice of Set-Aside of Orders (Nov 2011) (15U.S.C.644(r)).
____ (19) 52.219-14, Limitations on Subcontracting (Jan 2017) (15U.S.C.637(a)(14)).
____ (20) 52.219-16, Liquidated Damages-Subcontracting Plan (Jan 1999) (15U.S.C.637(d)(4)(F)(i)).
____ (21) 52.219-27, Notice of Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Set-Aside (Nov 2011) (15U.S.C.657f).
___X_ (22) 52.219-28, Post Award Small Business Program Rerepresentation (Jul 2013) (15U.S.C.632(a)(2)).
____ (23) 52.219-29, Notice of Set-Aside for, or Sole Source Award to, Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business Concerns (Dec 2015) (15U.S.C.637(m)).
____ (24) 52.219-30, Notice of Set-Aside for, or Sole Source Award to, Women-Owned Small Business Concerns Eligible Under the Women-Owned Small Business Program (Dec2015) (15U.S.C.637(m)).
__X_ (25) 52.222-3, Convict Labor (June 2003) (E.O.11755).
__X_ (26) 52.222-19, Child Labor-Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (Jan 2018) (E.O.13126).
__X_ (27) 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (Apr 2015).
(i) 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (Sept 2016) (E.O.11246).
(ii) Alternate I (Feb 1999) of 52.222-26.
(i) 52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans (Oct2015) (38U.S.C.4212).
(ii) Alternate I (July 2014) of 52.222-35.
(i) 52.222-36, Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities (Jul 2014) (29U.S.C.793).
(ii) Alternate I (July 2014) of 52.222-36.
____ (31) 52.222-37, Employment Reports on Veterans (Feb 2016) (38U.S.C.4212).
____ (32) 52.222-40, Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act (Dec 2010) (E.O. 13496).
(i) 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (Jan 2019) (22U.S.C.chapter78 and E.O. 13627).
____ (ii) Alternate I (Mar 2015) of 52.222-50 (22U.S.C.chapter 78 and E.O. 13627).
____ (34) 52.222-54, Employment Eligibility Verification (Oct 2015). (Executive Order 12989). (Not applicable to the acquisition of commercially available off-the-shelf items or certain other types of commercial items as prescribed in 22.1803.)
(i) 52.223-9, Estimate of Percentage of Recovered Material Content for EPA-Designated Items (May 2008) (42U.S.C.6962(c)(3)(A)(ii)). (Not applicable to the acquisition of commercially available off-the-shelf items.)
____(ii) Alternate I (May 2008) of 52.223-9 (42U.S.C.6962(i)(2)(C)). (Not applicable to the acquisition of commercially available off-the-shelf items.)
____(36) 52.223-11, Ozone-Depleting Substances and High Global Warming Potential Hydrofluorocarbons (Jun 2016) (E.O. 13693).
____(37) 52.223-12, Maintenance, Service, Repair, or Disposal of Refrigeration Equipment and Air Conditioners (Jun2016) (E.O. 13693).
(i) 52.223-13, Acquisition of EPEAT?-Registered Imaging Equipment (Jun 2014) (E.O.s 13423 and 13514).
(ii) Alternate I (Oct 2015) of 52.223-13.
(i) 52.223-14, Acquisition of EPEAT?-Registered Televisions (Jun2014) (E.O.s 13423 and 13514).
(ii) Alternate I (Jun2014) of 52.223-14.
(40) 52.223-15, Energy Efficiency in Energy-Consuming Products (Dec 2007) (42U.S.C.8259b).
(i) 52.223-16, Acquisition of EPEAT?-Registered Personal Computer Products (Oct 2015) (E.O.s 13423 and 13514).
____ (ii) Alternate I (Jun 2014) of 52.223-16.
__X_ (42) 52.223-18, Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving (Aug 2011) (E.O. 13513).
____ (43) 52.223-20, Aerosols (Jun 2016) (E.O. 13693).
(44) 52.223-21, Foams (Jun2016) (E.O. 13693).
(i) 52.224-3 Privacy Training (Jan2017) (5 U.S.C. 552 a).
____ (ii) Alternate I (Jan 2017) of 52.224-3.
__X_ (46) 52.225-1, Buy American-Supplies (May 2014) (41U.S.C.chapter83).
(i) 52.225-3, Buy American-Free Trade Agreements-Israeli Trade Act (May 2014) (41U.S.C.chapter83,19U.S.C.3301 note, 19U.S.C.2112 note, 19U.S.C.3805 note, 19U.S.C.4001 note, Pub. L. 103-182, 108-77, 108-78, 108-286, 108-302, 109-53, 109-169, 109-283, 110-138, 112-41, 112-42, and 112-43.
____ (ii) Alternate I (May 2014) of 52.225-3.
(iii) Alternate II (May 2014) of 52.225-3.
____ (iv) Alternate III (May 2014) of 52.225-3.
____ (48) 52.225-5, Trade Agreements (Aug 2018) (19U.S.C.2501, et seq., 19U.S.C.3301 note).
__X_ (49) 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (June 2008) (E.O.'s, proclamations, and statutes administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the Department of the Treasury).
____ (50) 52.225-26, Contractors Performing Private Security Functions Outside the United States (Oct 2016) (Section 862, as amended, of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008; 10U.S.C. 2302 Note).
____ (51) 52.226-4, Notice of Disaster or Emergency Area Set-Aside (Nov2007) (42U.S.C.5150).
____ (52) 52.226-5, Restrictions on Subcontracting Outside Disaster or Emergency Area (Nov2007) (42U.S.C.5150).
____ (53) 52.232-29, Terms for Financing of Purchases of Commercial Items (Feb 2002) (41U.S.C.4505, 10U.S.C.2307(f)).
____ (54) 52.232-30, Installment Payments for Commercial Items (Jan2017) (41U.S.C.4505, 10U.S.C.2307(f)).
____ (55) 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-System for Award Management (Oct2018) (31U.S.C.3332).
__X_ (56) 52.232-34, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-Other than System for Award Management (Jul 2013) (31 U.S.C.3332).
____ (57) 52.232-36, Payment by Third Party (May 2014) (31U.S.C.3332).
____ (58) 52.239-1, Privacy or Security Safeguards (Aug 1996) (5U.S.C.552a).
____ (59) 52.242-5, Payments to Small Business Subcontractors (Jan 2017) (15U.S.C.637(d)(13)).
(i) 52.247-64, Preference for Privately Owned U.S.-Flag Commercial Vessels (Feb 2006) (46U.S.C.Appx.1241(b) and 10U.S.C.2631).
____ (ii) Alternate I (Apr 2003) of 52.247-64.
____ (iii) Alternate II (Feb 2006) of 52.247-64.
(c) The Contractor shall comply with the FAR clauses in this paragraph (c), applicable to commercial services, that the Contracting Officer has indicated as being incorporated in this contract by reference to implement provisions of law or Executive orders applicable to acquisitions of commercial items:
[Contracting Officer check as appropriate.]
____ (1) 52.222-17, Nondisplacement of Qualified Workers (May 2014)(E.O. 13495).
____ (2) 52.222-41, Service Contract Labor Standards (Aug 2018) (41U.S.C.chapter 67).
____ (3) 52.222-42, Statement of Equivalent Rates for Federal Hires (May 2014) (29U.S.C.206 and 41U.S.C.chapter 67).
____ (4) 52.222-43, Fair Labor Standards Act and Service Contract Labor Standards-Price Adjustment (Multiple Year and Option Contracts) (Aug 2014) (29U.S.C.206 and 41U.S.C.chapter 67).
____ (5) 52.222-44, Fair Labor Standards Act and Service Contract Labor Standards-Price Adjustment (May 2014) (29U.S.C.206 and 41U.S.C.chapter67).
____ (6) 52.222-51, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Labor Standards to Contracts for Maintenance, Calibration, or Repair of Certain Equipment-Requirements (May 2014) (41U.S.C.chapter67).
____ (7) 52.222-53, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Labor Standards to Contracts for Certain Services-Requirements (May 2014) (41U.S.C.chapter67).
____ (8) 52.222-55, Minimum Wages Under Executive Order 13658 (Dec 2015).
____ (9) 52.222-62, Paid Sick Leave Under Executive Order 13706 (Jan 2017) (E.O. 13706).
____ (10) 52.226-6, Promoting Excess Food Donation to Nonprofit Organizations (May 2014) (42U.S.C.1792).
(d) Comptroller General Examination of Record. The Contractor shall comply with the provisions of this paragraph (d) if this contract was awarded using other than sealed bid, is in excess of the simplified acquisition threshold, and does not contain the clause at 52.215-2, Audit and Records-Negotiation.
(1) The Comptroller General of the United States, or an authorized representative of the Comptroller General, shall have access to and right to examine any of the Contractor's directly pertinent records involving transactions related to this contract.
(2) The Contractor shall make available at its offices at all reasonable times the records, materials, and other evidence for examination, audit, or reproduction, until 3 years after final payment under this contract or for any shorter period specified in FAR subpart 4.7, Contractor Records Retention, of the other clauses of this contract. If this contract is completely or partially terminated, the records relating to the work terminated shall be made available for 3 years after any resulting final termination settlement. Records relating to appeals under the disputes clause or to litigation or the settlement of claims arising under or relating to this contract shall be made available until such appeals, litigation, or claims are finally resolved.
(3) As used in this clause, records include books, documents, accounting procedures and practices, and other data, regardless of type and regardless of form. This does not require the Contractor to create or maintain any record that the Contractor does not maintain in the ordinary course of business or pursuant to a provision of law.
(1) Notwithstanding the requirements of the clauses in paragraphs (a), (b), (c), and (d) of this clause, the Contractor is not required to flow down any FAR clause, other than those in this paragraph (e)(1) in a subcontract for commercial items. Unless otherwise indicated below, the extent of the flow down shall be as required by the clause-
(i) 52.203-13, Contractor Code of Business Ethics and Conduct (Oct 2015) (41U.S.C.3509).
(ii) 52.203-19, Prohibition on Requiring Certain Internal Confidentiality Agreements or Statements (Jan 2017) (section 743 of Division E, Title VII, of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 (Pub. L. 113-235) and its successor provisions in subsequent appropriations acts (and as extended in continuing resolutions)).
(iii) 52.204-23, Prohibition on Contracting for Hardware, Software, and Services Developed or Provided by Kaspersky Lab and Other Covered Entities (Jul 2018) (Section 1634 of Pub. L. 115-91).
(iv) 52.219-8, Utilization of Small Business Concerns (Oct 2018) (15U.S.C.637(d)(2) and (3)), in all subcontracts that offer further subcontracting opportunities. If the subcontract (except subcontracts to small business concerns) exceeds $700,000 ($1.5 million for construction of any public facility), the subcontractor must include 52.219-8 in lower tier subcontracts that offer subcontracting opportunities.
(v) 52.222-17, Nondisplacement of Qualified Workers (May2014) (E.O. 13495). Flow down required in accordance with paragraph (l) of FAR clause 52.222-17.
(vi) 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (Apr 2015).
(vii) 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (Sept 2015) (E.O.11246).
(viii) 52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans (Oct 2015) (38U.S.C.4212).
(ix) 52.222-36, Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities (Jul2014) (29U.S.C.793).
(x) 52.222-37, Employment Reports on Veterans (Feb2016) (38U.S.C.4212)
(xi) 52.222-40, Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act (Dec 2010) (E.O. 13496). Flow down required in accordance with paragraph (f) of FAR clause 52.222-40.
(xii) 52.222-41, Service Contract Labor Standards (Aug2018) (41U.S.C.chapter 67).
(A) 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (Jan 2019) (22U.S.C.chapter78 and E.O 13627).
(B) Alternate I (Mar2015) of 52.222-50(22U.S.C.chapter78 and E.O 13627).
(xiv) 52.222-51, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Labor Standards to Contracts for Maintenance, Calibration, or Repair of Certain Equipment-Requirements (May2014) (41U.S.C.chapter67).
(xv) 52.222-53, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Labor Standards to Contracts for Certain Services-Requirements (May2014) (41U.S.C.chapter67).
(xvi) 52.222-54, Employment Eligibility Verification (Oct 2015) (E.O. 12989).
(xvii) 52.222-55, Minimum Wages Under Executive Order 13658 (Dec 2015).
(xviii) 52.222-62, Paid Sick Leave Under Executive Order 13706 (Jan 2017) (E.O. 13706).
(A) 52.224-3, Privacy Training (Jan 2017) (5U.S.C.552a).
(B) Alternate I (Jan 2017) of 52.224-3.
(xx) 52.225-26, Contractors Performing Private Security Functions Outside the United States (Oct 2016) (Section 862, as amended, of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008; 10U.S.C. 2302 Note).
(xxi) 52.226-6, Promoting Excess Food Donation to Nonprofit Organizations (May 2014) (42U.S.C.1792). Flow down required in accordance with paragraph (e) of FAR clause 52.226-6.
(xxii) 52.247-64, Preference for Privately Owned U.S.-Flag Commercial Vessels (Feb 2006) (46U.S.C. Appx.1241(b) and 10U.S.C.2631). Flow down required in accordance with paragraph (d) of FAR clause 52.247-64.
(2) While not required, the Contractor may include in its subcontracts for commercial items a minimal number of additional clauses necessary to satisfy its contractual obligations.
(End of Clause)
52.252-2 Clauses Incorporated by Reference. (FEB 1998)
As prescribed in 52.107(b), insert the following clause:
Clauses Incorporated By Reference (Feb 1998)
This contract incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. Also, the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this/these address(es):
__http://farsite.hill.af.mil/__ ____ ____ [Insert one or more Internet addresses]
(End of clause)
(End of Clause)
52.252-6 Authorized Deviations in Clauses. (APR 1984)
As prescribed in 52.107(f), insert the following clause in solicitations and contracts that include any FAR or supplemental clause with an authorized deviation. Whenever any FAR or supplemental clause is used with an authorized deviation, the contracting officer shall identify it by the same number, title, and date assigned to the clause when it is used without deviation, include regulation name for any supplemental clause, except that the contracting officer shall insert (DEVIATION) after the date of the clause.
Authorized Deviations in Clauses (Apr 1984)
(a) The use in this solicitation or contract of any Federal Acquisition Regulation (48 CFR Chapter1) clause with an authorized deviation is indicated by the addition of (DEVIATION) after the date of the clause.
(b) The use in this solicitation or contract of any __DFARS__. [insert regulation name] (48 CFR __Chapter 2__) clause with an authorized deviation is indicated by the addition of (DEVIATION) after the name of the regulation.
(End of clause)
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AFFARS 5352.201-9101 Ombudsman (JUN 2016)
(a) An ombudsman has been appointed to hear and facilitate the resolution of concerns from offerors, potential offerors, and others for this acquisition. When requested, the ombudsman will maintain strict confidentiality as to the source of the concern. The existence of the ombudsman does not affect the authority of the program manager, contracting officer, or source selection official. Further, the ombudsman does not participate in the evaluation of proposals, the source selection process, or the adjudication of protests or formal contract disputes. The ombudsman may refer the interested party to another official who can resolve the concern. (b) Before consulting with an ombudsman, interested parties must first address their concerns, issues, disagreements, and/or recommendations to the contracting officer for resolution. Consulting an ombudsman does not alter or postpone the timelines for any other processes (e.g., agency level bid protests, GAO bid protests, requests for debriefings, employee-employer actions, contests of OMB Circular A-76 competition performance decisions). (c) If resolution cannot be made by the contracting officer, the interested party may contact the ombudsman, [Insert names, addresses, telephone numbers, facsimile numbers, and e-mail addresses of Center/MAJCOM/DRU/AFRCO/SMC ombudsman/ombudsmen]. Concerns, issues, disagreements, and recommendations that cannot be resolved at the Center/MAJCOM/DRU/SMC ombudsman level, may be brought by the interested party for further consideration to the Air Force ombudsman, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary (ADAS) (Contracting), SAF/AQC, 1060 Air Force Pentagon, Washington DC 20330-1060, phone number (571) 256-2395, facsimile number (571) 256-2431.
(d) The ombudsman has no authority to render a decision that binds the agency.
(e) Do not contact the ombudsman to request copies of the solicitation, verify offer due date, or clarify technical requirements. Such inquiries shall be directed to the Contracting Officer.
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- Opportunity closing date
- 15 August 2019
- Value of contract
- to be confirmed
About the buyer
- Department of the Air Force 934 CONF/LGC United States
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