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12.504 Applicability of certain laws to subcontracts for the acquisition of commercial items.

12.504 Applicability of certain laws to subcontracts for the acquisition of commercial items.

  1. (a) The following laws are not applicable to subcontracts at any tier for the acquisition of commercial items or commercial components at any tier:

    1. (1) 10 U.S.C.2631, Transportation of Supplies by Sea (except for the types of subcontracts listed at 47.504(d)).

    2. (2) 15 U.S.C.644(d), Requirements relative to labor surplus areas under the Small Business Act (see subpart  19.2).

    3. (3) [Reserved]

    4. (4) 41 U.S.C.6505, Contracts for Materials, Supplies, Articles, and Equipment Exceeding $15,000 (see subpart  22.6).

    5. (5) 41 U.S.C.4703, Validation of Proprietary Data restrictions (see subpart  27.4).

    6. (6) 41 U.S.C.3901(b) and 10 U.S.C.2306(b), Contingent Fees (see subpart  3.4).

    7. (7) 41 U.S.C.4706(d) and 10 U.S.C.2313(c), Examination of Records of Contractor, when a subcontractor is not required to provide certified cost or pricing data (see 15.209(b)), unless using funds appropriated or otherwise made available by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Pub. L. 111-5).

    8. (8) 41 U.S.C.1708(e)(3), Minimum Response Time for Offers (see subpart  5.2).

    9. (9) 41 U.S.C.2302, Rights in Technical Data (see subpart  27.4).

    10. (10) 41 U.S.C.chapter 81, Drug-Free Workplace Act (see subpart  23.5).

    11. (11) 46 U.S.C.App.1241(b), Transportation in American Vessels of Government Personnel and Certain Cargo (see subpart  47.5) (except for the types of subcontracts listed at 47.504(d)).

    12. (12) 49 U.S.C.40118, Fly American provisions (see subpart  47.4).

    13. (13) Section 806(a)(3) of Pub. L. 102-190, as amended by Sections 2091 and 8105 of Pub. L. 103-355 ( 10 U.S.C. 2302 note), Payment Protections for Subcontractors and Suppliers (see 28.106-6).

  2. (b) The requirements for a certificate and clause under the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards statute, 40 U.S.C.37, (see subpart  22.3) are not applicable to subcontracts at any tier for the acquisition of commercial items or commercial components.

  3. (c) The applicability of the following laws has been modified in regards to subcontracts at any tier for the acquisition of commercial items or commercial components:

    1. (1) 41 U.S.C.4704 and 10 U.S.C.2402, Prohibition on Limiting Subcontractor Direct Sales to the United States (see subpart  3.5).

    2. (2) 41 U.S.C.chapter 35, Truthful Cost or Pricing Data, and 10 U.S.C.2306a, Truth in Negotiations (see subpart  15.4).

    3. (3) 41 U.S.C.chapter 15, Cost Accounting Standards (48 CFR Chapter 99) (see 12.214).