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Title 48Chapter 4Subchapter B → Part 405


Title 48: Federal Acquisition Regulations System


PART 405—PUBLICIZING CONTRACT ACTIONS


Contents

Subpart 405.3—Synopses of Contract Awards

405.303   Announcement of contract awards.

Subpart 405.4—Release of Information

405.403   Requests from Members of Congress.
405.404   Release of long-range acquisition estimates.
405.404-1   Release procedures.

Subpart 405.5—Paid Advertisements

405.502   Authority.

Authority: 5 U.S.C. 301 and 40 U.S.C. 486(c).

Source: 61 FR 53646, Oct. 15, 1996, unless otherwise noted.

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Subpart 405.3—Synopses of Contract Awards

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405.303   Announcement of contract awards.

Contracting officers shall make information available on any contract award with an estimated total value over $1 million (including options) to their agency congressional liaison office in sufficient time for the agency to announce it by 5:00 p.m. Washington, DC time on the day of award. The agency congressional liaison office shall, concurrent with the public announcement, provide the award announcement information to the USDA Congressional Relations Office.

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Subpart 405.4—Release of Information

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405.403   Requests from Members of Congress.

The head of the contracting activity (HCA) is the agency head designee pursuant to FAR 5.403.

[61 FR 53646, Oct. 15, 1996, as amended at 70 FR 45, Jan. 3, 2005]

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405.404   Release of long-range acquisition estimates.

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405.404-1   Release procedures.

(a) HCA's shall establish written procedures to control the release of long-range acquisition estimates, as authorized under FAR 5.404-1.

(b) Classified information shall not be released without the approval of the Information Security Staff, Personnel and Document Security Division, Office of Procurement and Property Management. Departmental Manuals and Regulations (3400 series) contain guidance on classified information.

[61 FR 53646, Oct. 15, 1996, as amended at 70 FR 45, Jan. 3, 2005]

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Subpart 405.5—Paid Advertisements

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405.502   Authority.

(a) The authority vested in the agency head to authorize publication of paid advertisements in newspapers (44 U.S.C. 3702) is delegated, with power of redelegation, to HCA's. HCA redelegation of this authority shall be in writing.

(b) Policies and procedures regarding prior authorization required for media other than newspapers are contained in USDA Departmental Regulations 1400 series.

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