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503.203 Reporting suspected violations of the Gratuities clause.

503.203 Reporting suspected violations of the Gratuities clause.

      (a)  Employees must report immediately a suspected violation of the Gratuities clause to each of the following:

           (1)  The contracting officer;

           (2)  Assistant Inspector General for Investigations or the Regional Special Agent in Charge; and

           (3)  Deputy Standards of Conduct Counselor.

      (b)  The report must describe the circumstances under which the Gratuities clause has been violated and include all pertinent documents.

      (c) The Office of Inspector General will investigate and, if appropriate, forward a report and recommendation to the Department of Justice, the Senior Procurement Executive, or the Office of General Counsel. See also 5 CFR 6701.107.