2003.101-3 Agency regulations.
2003.203 Reporting of suspected violation of the gratuities clause.
AUTHORITY: 42 U.S.C. 2201; 42 U.S.C. 5841; and 41 U.S.C. 418(b).
Standards of conduct for Federal employees are published in 5 CFR Parts 2635 and 5801. Requirements for financial disclosure are published in 5 CFR Part 2634.
(a) Suspected violations of the "Gratuities" clause, FAR 52.203.3, must be reported orally or in writing directly to the NRC Office of the Inspector General. A report must include all facts and circumstances related to the case. Refer to 5 CFR 2635 for an explanation regarding what is prohibited and what is permitted.
(b) When appropriate, discussions with the contracting officer or a higher procurement official, procurement policy staff, and the procurement legal advisor before filing a report are encouraged.