Class Deviation 2011-O0006
Utilities Privatization - Class Deviation from FAR Part 31

Contracting officers may use this class deviation when awarding qualified contracts in conjunction with the conveyance of a utility system under 10 U.S.C. ยง 2688, "Utility Systems: Conveyance Authority." To qualify for the deviation, a contract must meet the conditions detailed in Attachment A and the Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) Board waiver at Attachment B. The applicability of this deviation extends to all qualified contracts awarded as of August 31, 2010.

This deviation replaces and updates the deviation granted under CPF Tracking Number 2007-O0007. The updates include: a statement of which elements of the waiver contractors must meet for each type of situation; a requirement for contractors to meet all the conditions in the waiver; and expansion of the permissible contract types.

The Head of the Contracting Agency shall report to this office (Attention: DPAP/CPF) on a quarterly basis any contracts awarded that use this class deviation. The report, submitted within 30 days of the end of the quarter, shall include, at a minimum, the following information:

  1. Contract number
  2. Contractor name
  3. Date of contract award
  4. Amount of contract award
  5. Indication of use of CAS waiver as required in Attachment A, Section 1.b.(ii).

This class deviation remains in effect until it is incorporated into the DFARS or is otherwise rescinded.

Effective Date: August 31, 2010 (12 years ago)
Expire Date: None Given
References: 2007-O0007
Official Documents: Memo
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