Part 5349 – Termination of Contracts
Revised: June 2023
Subpart 5349.1 – GENERAL PRINCIPLES
5349.101 Authorities and Responsibilities
(b) The SCO or command-appointed termination contracting officer (TCO) must approve a termination for default or cause prior to a contracting officer taking the action. When requesting approval, the contracting officer must provide all relevant documents to include a chronology of key events, cure/show cause notices and responses thereto.
5349.102 Notification of Termination
See the tailorable Termination Authority template.
Subpart 5349.4 – TERMINATION FOR DEFAULT
5349.402-3 Procedure for Default
5349.402-6 Repurchase Against Contractor’s Account
(c) The contracting officer must provide copies of assessments of excess reprocurement costs through the SCO to AF/JACQ.
Subpart 5349.5 – CONTRACT TERMINATION CLAUSES
5349.501-70 Special Termination Costs
(c) The contracting officer must forward a request for SAF/FM approval through their SCO to the cognizant HCA Workflow prior to authorizing any increase in the Government's maximum liability under the clause. The cognizant HCA will forward the request to SAF/FM.
Subpart 5349.70 – SPECIAL TERMINATION REQUIREMENTS
5349.7001 Congressional Notification on Significant Contract Terminations
The contracting officer must submit the proposed Congressional notification through the SCO to SAF/AQC at least five workdays before the proposed termination date. The SAF/AQC action officer will forward the information to SAF/LLP. The contracting officer must not release the termination notice until Congress has been notified (see MP5349).