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Title 48Chapter 5Subchapter F → Part 537

Title 48: Federal Acquisition Regulations System



Subpart 537.1—Service Contracts—General

537.110   Solicitation provisions and contract clauses.

Subpart 537.2—Advisory and Assistance Services

537.201   Definitions.
537.270   Contract clause.

Authority: 40 U.S.C. 121(c).

Source: 64 FR 37226, July 9, 1999, unless otherwise noted.

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Subpart 537.1—Service Contracts—General

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537.110   Solicitation provisions and contract clauses.

The following provision and clauses apply to contracts for building services:

(a) If the contract is expected to exceed the simplified acquisition threshold and it is not initiated with AbilityOne under the Javits-Wagner-O'Day Act insert 552.237-71, Qualifications of Employees, in the solicitation and contract. If needed, use supplemental provisions or clauses to describe specific requirements for employees performing work on the contract.

(b) Insert 552.237-72, Prohibition Regaring “Quasi-Military Armed Forces,” in solicitations and contracts for guard service.

[65 FR 41379, July 5, 2000, as amended at 74 FR 20606, May 5, 2009; 79 FR 62884, Oct. 21, 2014; 81 FR 1532, Jan. 13, 2016]

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Subpart 537.2—Advisory and Assistance Services

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537.201   Definitions.

As used in this subpart—

Evaluation or analysis of a proposal means proposal evaluation as described in FAR 15.305. It includes: Cost or price evaluation using cost or price analysis, as defined in FAR 15.404.

Proposal means a proposal submitted for an initial contract award. (See FAR 37.203(d)). It does not include proposals submitted after contract award, such as value engineering proposals, proposals related to contract modifications, claims, or other contract administration actions.

Readily available means that employees with the requisite training and capability are employed by the agency, capable of handling additional work relating to other duties as assigned by management, and that the travel and other costs associated with using covered personnel does not exceed the projected cost of a contract for evaluation and analysis services.

Requisite training and capability means training and capability necessary to successfully perform the task or contract at issue in the time and in the manner required. It may include relevant experience, recent performance of work of similar size and scope, specific training and other factors that the contracting officer determines are necessary to the successful performance of the task or contract at issue.

[74 FR 20606, May 5, 2009]

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537.270   Contract clause.

Insert the clause at 552.237-73, Restriction on Disclosure of Information, in solicitations and contracts for proposal evaluation and analysis services.

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