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Change Number: Change 178 GSAR Case 2020-G511
Effective Date: 03/25/2024

505.403 Requests from Members of Congress.

505.403 Requests from Members of Congress.

(a)  The contracting officer shall consult with legal counsel if the response would disclose any of the following:

(1)  Classified material.

(2)  Confidential business information.

(3) Contractor bid or proposal information or source selection information as defined in FAR 3.104-3.

(4)  Information prejudicial to a competitive acquisition.

(b)  If the response involves proprietary or source selection information, the contracting officer shall use the GSA Form 3611 for clarity and visibility.

(c)  Refer the proposed response to the HCA and inform the OCIA of the action taken.