Class Deviation 2014-O0002
Public Announcement of Contract Awards

Effective immediately, during the furlough of employees in the Office of the Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs) (OSD(PA)), in addition to providing the information to OSD(PA) required at DFARS 205.303(a)(ii), contracting officers shall effect public announcement of a contract award over the DoD dollar threshold of $6.5 million by synopsizing the award in accordance with the requirements of FAR 5.301 and DFARS 205.301 and by posting the synopsis at the Government-wide point of entry (GPE) on the day of award, no sooner than 5PM, Washington, DC, time. This will constitute a public announcement of the award for purposes of 10 U.S.C. 2316, and will enable DoD to effect the subsequent notification of the contract award to Members of Congress in accordance with the law.

This class deviation remains in effect until rescinded.

Effective Date: October 11, 2013 (9 years ago)
Expire Date: None Given
Rescinded: October 21, 2013 (9 years ago)
Official Documents: Memo
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