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Change Number: DFARS Change 01/22/2024
Effective Date: 01/22/2024

Part 230 - COST ACCOUNTING STANDARDS

Part 230 - COST ACCOUNTING STANDARDS

Subpart 230.2 - CAS PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

230.201 Contract requirements.

230.201-5 Waiver.

(a)(1)(A) The military departments and the Principal Director, Defense Pricing and Contracting (DPC), Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition and Sustainment)—

(1) May grant CAS waivers that meet the conditions in FAR 30.201-5(b)(1); and

(2) May grant CAS waivers that meet the conditions in FAR 30.201-5(b)(2), provided the cognizant Federal agency official granting the waiver determines that—

(i) The property or services cannot reasonably be obtained under the contract, subcontract, or modification, as applicable, without granting the waiver;

(ii) The price can be determined to be fair and reasonable without the application of the Cost Accounting Standards; and

(iii) There are demonstrated benefits to granting the waiver.

(B) Follow the procedures at PGI 230.201-5 (a)(1) for submitting waiver requests to the Principal Director, DPC.

(2) The military departments shall not delegate CAS waiver authority below the individual responsible for issuing contracting policy for the department.

(e) By November 30th of each year, the military departments shall provide a report to the Office of the Principal Director, DPC (Contract Policy) of all waivers granted under FAR 30.201-5(a), during the previous fiscal year, for any contract, subcontract, or modification expected to have a value of $15 million or more. See PGI 230.201-5 (e) for format and guidance for the report. The Principal Director, DPC, will submit a consolidated report to the CAS Board and the congressional defense committees.

Subpart 230.70 - Reserved

Subpart 230.71 - Reserved

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