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Change Number: DAFAC 2023-0707
Effective Date: 07/07/2023

Subpart 5316.6 — TIME-AND-MATERIALS, LABOR-HOUR, AND LETTER CONTRACTS

Subpart 5316.6 — TIME-AND-MATERIALS, LABOR-HOUR, AND LETTER CONTRACTS

5316.601 (d) Limitations

Approval of determination and findings for time-and-materials or labor-hour contracts (as indicated in TABLE 1 below).

(i)(A)(1) Base period plus any option periods is three years or less.

(i) For the Department of the Air Force, the threshold at is $10 million in lieu of $1 million.

(ii) For the Department of the Air Force, the threshold at DFARS 216.601(d)(i)(A)(1)(ii) is $10 million in lieu of $1 million.

(i)(A)(2) Base period plus any option periods exceeds three years. The SCO is authorized to approve individual determinations. In addition to the D&F requirements outlined in, the contracting officer shall address the plan to maintain appropriate government surveillance of contractor performance, including cost controls, and ensure that the contract clearly defines the supplies or services being acquired. The cognizant HCA retains the authority to approve class determinations regardless of the contract length and regardless of dollar value. See MP5301.601(a)(i).

(i)(A)(3) See MP5301.601(a)(i).

TABLE 1 Approval of the D&F – Not further delegable.