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DFARS 244



Part 244—Subcontracting Policies and Procedures

TABLE OF CONTENTS

(Revised February 28, 2014)

SUBPART 244.1–GENERAL

244.101 Definitions.

SUBPART 244.2--CONSENT TO SUBCONTRACTS

244.201 Consent and advance notification requirements.

244.201-1 Consent requirements.

244.202 Contracting officer’s evaluation.

244.202-2 Considerations.

SUBPART 244.3--CONTRACTORS' PURCHASING SYSTEMS REVIEWS

244.301 Objective.

244.303 Extent of review.

244.305 Granting, withholding, or withdrawing approval.

244.305-70 Policy.

244.305-71 Contract clause.

SUBPART 244.4--SUBCONTRACTS FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS AND
COMMERCIAL COMPONENTS

244.402 Policy requirements.

244.403 Contract clause.

SUBPART 244.1—GENERAL

(Added May 18, 2011)

244.101 Definitions.

As used in this subpart——

“Acceptable purchasing system” and “purchasing system” are defined in the clause at 252.244-7001, Contractor Purchasing System Administration.

“Significant deficiency” is defined in the clause at 252.244-7001, Contractor Purchasing System Administration.

SUBPART 244.2—CONSENT TO SUBCONTRACTS

(Revised October 30, 2015)

244.201 Consent and advance notification requirements.

244.201-1 Consent requirements.

In solicitations and contracts for information technology, whether acquired as a service or as a supply, that is a covered system or covered item of supply as those terms are defined at 239.7301, consider the need for a consent to subcontract requirement regarding supply chain risk (see subpart 239.73). For additional guidance see PGI 244.201-1.

244.202 Contracting officer’s evaluation.

244.202-2 Considerations.

SUBPART 244.3--CONTRACTORS' PURCHASING SYSTEMS REVIEWS

(Revised May 6, 2014)

244.301 Objective.

The administrative contracting officer (ACO) is solely responsible for initiating reviews of the contractor's purchasing systems, but other organizations may request that the ACO initiate such reviews.

244.303 Extent of review.

244.305 Granting, withholding, or withdrawing approval.

244.305-70 Policy.

Use this subsection instead of FAR 44.305-2(c) and 44.305-3(b).

244.305-71 Contract clause.

Use the Contractor Purchasing System Administration basic clause or its alternate as follows:

SUBPART 244.4--SUBCONTRACTS FOR COMMERCIAL ITEMS AND COMMERCIAL COMPONENTS

(Revised June 25, 2013)

244.402 Policy requirements.

244.403 Contract clause.

Use the clause at 252.244-7000, Subcontracts for Commercial Items, in solicitations

and contracts, including solicitations and contracts using FAR part 12 procedures for the acquisition of commercial items.

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