PGI 203.570-2 Prohibition period.
(a)(1) The contracting officer shall—
(i) Review any request for waiver; and
(ii) Deny the request if the contracting officer decides the waiver is not required in the interests of national security; or
(iii) Forward the request to the head of the agency or designee for approval if the contracting officer decides the waiver may be in the interest of national security.
(2) The head of the agency or designee shall report all waivers granted, and the reasons for granting the waiver, to the Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition and Sustainment), who will forward the report to Congress.
(3) Guidance on using the Exclusions section of the System for Award Management is available at PGI 209.105-1 .
(b) Submit a copy of the determination to Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice, 810 Seventh Street, NW, Washington, DC 20531.