Change Number: Change 155 GSAM Case 2021-G525
Effective Date: 08/30/2022

504.472 Periodic review.

      (a)  The contracting officer in coordination with the appropriate program security officer must review DD Form 254 at least once a year, or whenever a change in the phase of performance occurs, to determine if the classified information can be downgraded or declassified.

      (b)  The contracting officer must inform the contractor of the results of the review by one of the following means:

           (1)  Issuance of a revised specification.

           (2)  Written instructions instead of DD Form 254, if authorized.

           (3)  Written notification if the review results in no change in the classification specifications.

      (c) The contracting officer must prepare a final checklist upon termination or completion of the contract in accordance with FAR 4.805-5.