PART 5342 - Contract Administration and Audit Services

SUBPART 5342.4 — CORRESPONDENCE AND VISITS

5342.490-1 Contract clause

The contracting officer shall insert the clause substantially the same as the clause at AFFARS 5352.242-9000 Contractor Access to Air Force Installations in solicitations and contracts that require contractor personnel to make frequent visits to or perform work on Air Force installation(s).

5342.490-2 Contract clause

The contracting officer shall insert the clause substantially the same as the clause at AFFARS 5352.242-9001 Common Access Cards (CAC) for Contractor Personnel in solicitations and contracts that require contractor personnel to meet one or both of the following criteria:

(a) Require logical access to Department of Defense computer networks and systems in either the unclassified environment or the classified environment where authorized by governing security directives; and/or

(b) Perform work which requires the use of a CAC for installation entry control or physical access to facilities and buildings.

SUBPART 5342.9 — BANKRUPTCY

SUBPART 5342.15 — CONTRACTOR PERFORMANCE INFORMATION

5342.1503 Procedures

(a) The acquisition team must use the Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System (CPARS) to record evaluations of contractor performance. Guidance on systematically assessing contractor performance and using past performance information is available in the Guidance for the Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System (CPARS) .

(1) Individuals appointed to CPARS roles (Focal Point, Alternate Focal Point, Agency Point of Contact (APOC), Assessing Official, Assessing Official Representative, or Reviewing Official) must complete online instructor-led, automated online, or onsite CPARS program office instructor-led training specific to their CPARS role(s) within 30 days of appointment. Class registration is available at https://cpars.gov/lc.htm and a list of classes by role is available at https://www.cpars.gov/lc_role.htm . Copies of each organization’s CPARS training certificates must be maintained by APOCs or Quality Assurance Program Coordinators (QAPC).

(ii) Individuals assigned CPARS roles and responsibilities (Focal Point, Alternate Focal Point, Agency Point of Contact, Assessing Official, Assessing Official Representative, or Reviewing Official) must be removed from those roles and responsibilities and formally replaced prior to their departure (PCS, retirement, resignation, or rotation) from the office or position.

(h)(3) APOCs for CPARS and their subordinate focal points are designated as Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System (FAPIIS) Focal Points to register users and ensure timely and accurate reporting of required contract performance information into the FAPIIS module of CPARS. Guidance on FAPIIS data reporting is available in the CPARS User Manual .