Fun with the FAR Part 49

1. Prime contractors are required to use guidance in FAR Part 49 to settle subcontracts terminated as a result of modification/termination of a prime contract. FAR 49.002(b). 2. A contracting officer must obtain the prior approval of his/her “contracting office” prior...

Fun with the FAR Parts 45, 46, & 47

1. As a general rule, contractors are ordinarily required to furnish all property necessary to perform Government contracts. A contractor’s inability or unwillingness to supply its own resources is not sufficient reason for the furnishing or acquisition of Government...

Fun with the FAR Part 44

1. The subcontractor consent and advance notification requirements in Subpart 44.2 are not applicable to prime contracts for commercial items acquired pursuant to Part 12. FAR 44.000. 2. When required, subcontract consent should be requested from the contracting...

Fun with the FAR Part 42

1. For contractors other than educational institutions and nonprofit organizations, the “cognizant” Federal agency normally will be the agency with the largest dollar amount of contracts, including options. FAR 42.003(a). 2. Once a Federal agency assumes cognizance...

Fun with the FAR Parts 36, 37, 41, & 48

1. Contracting officers are required to procure architect-engineer services under FAR Part 15 negotiation procedures. FAR 36.103. 2. Contracts for the construction of a project shall not be awarded to the firm that designed the project, or to that firm’s subsidiaries...

Fun with the FAR Parts 34 & 35

1. The stages of a FAR Part 34 -Major System Acquisition are: Concept Formulation Demonstration & Validation Full-Scale Development Production FAR 34.005-3, -4, -5, and -6. 2. EVMS reports must be submitted by contractors on a monthly basis. FAR 34.201(c). 3....