PART 5349 - Termination of Contracts
Revised: 2 May 2022
SUBPART 5349.1 — GENERAL PRINCIPLES
5349.101 Authorities and Responsibilities
(b) The SCO or command-appointed termination contracting officer (TCO) must approve a termination for default or cause prior to a contracting officer taking the action. When requesting approval, the contracting officer must provide all relevant documents to include a chronology of key events, cure/show cause notices and responses thereto.
5349.102 Notification of Termination
See the tailorable Termination Authority template.
SUBPART 5349.4 — TERMINATION FOR DEFAULT
5349.402-3 Procedure for Default
(f) Prior to making a final decision concerning termination for default, the contracting officer must forward the termination notice and the complete contract file to AF/JACQ with a copy of the termination notice to SAF/GCR and follow the procedures in 5333.291 Appeals to the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (ASBCA) .
5349.402-6 Repurchase Against Contractor’s Account
(c) The contracting officer must provide copies of assessments of excess reprocurement costs through the SCO to AF/JACQ .
SUBPART 5349.5 — CONTRACT TERMINATION CLAUSES
5349.501-70 Special Termination Costs
(a) See MP5301.601-90 Head of Agency (HoA), Senior Procurement Executive (SPE), Service Acquisition Executive (SAE) Delegation Matrix. Submit requests through the SCO to SAF/AQC for approval.
(c) The contracting officer must forward a request for SAF/FM approval through their SCO and SAF/AQC prior to authorizing any increase in the Government's maximum liability under the clause. SAF/AQC will forward the request to SAF/FM .
SUBPART 5349.70 — SPECIAL TERMINATION REQUIREMENTS
5349.7001 Congressional Notification on Significant Contract Terminations
The contracting officer must submit the proposed Congressional notification through the SCO to SAF/AQC at least five workdays before the proposed termination date. The SAF/AQC action officer will forward the information to SAF/LLP. The contracting officer must not release the termination notice until Congress has been notified (see MP5349 Termination of Contracts ).