PART 5315 -
Contracting by Negotiation
INTERIM CHANGE: See Policy Memo 19-C-07
SUBPART 5315.2 — SOLICITATION AND RECEIPT OF PROPOSALS AND INFORMATION
See AFMC PGI 5315.207.
See AF PGI 5315.209-90.
SUBPART 5315.3 — SOURCE SELECTION
5315.300 Scope of Subpart
See MP5315.3 for required Air Force Source Selection responsibilities and procedures.
See AFMC PGI 5315.3.
See SMC PGI 5315.3.
See USAFA PGI 5315.3.
(a)(2) See MP5301.601(a)(i).
See AF PGI 5315.371-5.
SUBPART 5315.4 — CONTRACT PRICING
See AF PGI 5315.402-90.
See AFMC PGI 5315.402-90.
(b) See MP5301.601(a)(i).
(c) Standards for exceptions from certified cost or pricing data requirements.
(3) Commercial Items.
(B)(1) Report Content. The SCO must consolidate and submit the information as outlined in DFARS PGI 215.403-1(c)(3)(B)(1),or submit a negative report for their organization, to HQ AFMC/PKF no later than 15 October each year. HQ AFMC/PKF must consolidate all of the SCO reports and submit a final report to SAF/AQCP no later than 8 November each year. SAF/AQCP will submit the annual report, Commercial Item Exceptions to TINA Requirements, to OUSD(A&S)/DPC).
(A) Exceptional case TINA waiver. Submit the request for an exceptional case TINA waiver through the SCO to SAF/AQC for HCA approval (see MP5301.601(a)(i)). When the waiver is for a subcontractor who has refused to provide cost or pricing data to a prime contractor, the information required must cover both the prime contract and the subcontract. Contracting officers must submit a copy of all signed TINA waivers to HQ AFMC/PKF within 30 days of signature by the HCA. Submit the request for OUSD(A&S)/DPC approval to use the exceptional circumstances waiver pursuant to Class Deviation 2019-O0008, Section 890 Pilot Program to Accelerate Contracting and Pricing Processes, to SAF/AQC with the Subject: AFFARS 5315.403-1(c)(4)(A) - Section 890 Pilot Program to Accelerate Contracting and Pricing Processes.
(B) The SCO must consolidate and submit the information as outlined in DFARS PGI 215.403-1(c)(4)(B), or submit a negative report for their organization, to HQ AFMC/PKF no later than 15 October each year. HQ AFMC/PKF must consolidate all of the SCO reports and submit a final report to SAF/AQCP no later than 8 November each year. SAF/AQCP will submit the annual report, Waiver of TINA Requirements, to OUSD(A&S)/DPC. AFRCO will provide the information directly to the DAS(C)/ADAS(C), as appropriate.
See AFICC PGI 5315.403-1.
See AFMC PGI 5315.403-1.
5315.403-3 Requiring Data Other Than Certified Cost or Pricing Data
(a)(4) See MP5301.601(a)(i).
INTERIM CHANGE: See SAF/AQC Policy Memo 19-C-07.
5315.404-1-90 Pricing Assistance or Pricing Assistance Waiver
(a) Required thresholds for requesting pricing assistance:
|Sole Source||Sole Source||Competitive|
|PEO (Systems)||All Other||All|
|$25M or more||$10M or more||$100M or more|
(b) See MP5315.404-1-90(b) for procedures for requesting pricing assistance.
(c) See MP5315.404-1-90(c) for procedures for requesting a pricing assistance waiver for actions that meet or exceed the required thresholds identified in 5315.404-1-90(a).
5315.404-2 Data to Support Proposal Analysis
See AF PGI 5315.404-3-90.
5315.404-70-90 DD Form 1547, Record of Weighted Guidelines Method Application, Report Control Symbol: DD-AT&L(Q)1751
HQ AFMC/PKF is the designated Air Force focal point for weighted guidelines reporting. DD Form 1547s shall be prepared and reported using the web-based Weighted Guidelines (WGL) program. The SCO shall appoint a WGL Administrator at each geographic location. The responsibilities of the WGL Administrator are outlined in the WGL Administrator s Guide. Refer to the web-enabled version of the Profit WGL Application and User Application Guides (Users and Administrators).
5315.406-1 Prenegotiation Objectives
(b)(ii) Adjudication Procedures. The contracting officer must forward DCAA requests for Air Force management review through their management chain, and provide the SCO name and contact information to the cognizant DCAA representative. If disagreements remain, the SCO must elevate the issue to SAF/AQC to support any request from DCAA for further elevation of the issue(s).
(b)(90) A Preliminary Price Negotiation Memorandum (PPNM) is required for all actions of $10M or more. The AF PPNM template may be tailored for use.
See AFMC PGI 5315.406-1.
5315.406-3 Documenting the Negotiation
(a) See the Price Negotiation Memorandum (PNM) Checklist that may be used to ensure PNMs contain all required information. Streamlined PNM templates for supplies or services, and final PNM templates may be tailored for use.
See AFMC PGI 5315.406-3.
See SMC PGI 5315.406-3.
See AFMC PGI 5315.407-2.
5315.407-3 Forward Pricing Rate Agreements
(b)(i) See MP5301.601(a)(i).
5315.407-4 Should-cost Review
(b) Program should-cost review.
(4) The contracting office organizes and manages the program should-cost review. The team chief is responsible for the completion of the should-cost review team report.
(c)(2)(B) See MP5301.601(a)(i).
5315.407-90 Contract Audit Follow-Up (CAFU)
Follow MP5315.407-90 for conducting CAFU activities.
See AF PGI 5315.407-91.
5315.408 Solicitation Provisions and Contract Clauses
(2)(i)(A)(2) See MP5301.601(a)(i).
(ii)(A)(2) See MP5301.601(a)(i).
SUBPART 5315.6 — UNSOLICITED PROPOSALS
5315.606 Agency Procedures
See MP5315.606-90 for points of contact and procedures for controlling the receipt, handling, evaluation, and timely disposition of unsolicited proposals.