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PGI 204.804-2 Closeout of the contracting office files if another office administers the contract.

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PGI 204.804-2 Closeout of the contracting office files if another office administers the contract.

PGI 204.804-2 Closeout of the contracting office files if another office administers the contract.

(1) When an office other than the contracting office administers the contract, the administering office shall—

(i) Provide the contracting office an interim contract completion statement when the contract is physically completed using the ANSI X12 567;

(ii) Prepare a DD Form 1597, Contract Closeout Check List or agency equivalent, if necessary, to determine that all the required actions have been completed;

(iii) Initiate DD Form 1593, Contract Administration Completion Record, if necessary to obtain statements from other organizational elements that they have completed the actions for which they are responsible; and

(iv) Upon final payment—

(A) Process a DD Form 1594 or the electronic equivalent verifying that all contract administration office actions have been completed; and

(B) Send the original DD Form 1594 or the electronic equivalent to the contracting office for filing in the contract file and send a copy to EDA and financial systems using the ANSI X12 567.

(2) If the administrative contracting officer (ACO) cannot close out a contract within the specified time period (see FAR 4.804-1), the ACO shall notify the procuring contracting officer (PCO) within 45 days after the expiration of the time period of—

(i) The reasons for the delay; and

(ii) The new target date for closeout.

(3) If the contract still is not closed out by the new target date, the ACO shall again notify the PCO with the reasons for delay and a new target date.