PART 5305 -
Publicizing Contract Actions
[Revised June 3, 2016]
SUBPART 5305.2 — SYNOPSES OF PROPOSED CONTRACT ACTIONS
(b) The contracting officer must submit requests through the MAJCOM/DRU/AFRCO SCO (or for AFLCMC and SMC, the SCCO) to SAF/AQC. The request must address the impact of issuing an advance notice, state why the notice is not appropriate or reasonable and identify alternative actions to optimize opportunities for small business participation.
5305.204 Presolicitation Notices
In accordance with AFI 16-201, the contracting officer must advise foreign contractors whether or not foreign participation is permitted.
SUBPART 5305.3 — SYNOPSES OF CONTRACT AWARDS
5305.303 Announcement of Contract Awards
(a) Public Announcement. Information on awards must not be released and awards shall not be made until after the agency announces the award on https://www.defense.gov/News/Contracts/. This requirement also applies to other transactions.
(ii) The contracting officer must submit all 1279 reports to SAF/LLP by close of business three workdays before the date of the proposed contract award. For actions valued at $50M and above, email a courtesy copy of the 1279 report to the cognizant MAJCOM/DRU SCO (or for AFLCMC and SMC, the SCCO), and to SAF/AQC. Follow MP5305.303 to prepare 1279 reports.
SUBPART 5305.5 — PAID ADVERTISEMENTS
(a) Newspapers. The authority to approve the publication of paid advertisements in newspapers is delegated to one level above the contracting officer (see MP5301.601(a)(i)).