Class Deviation 2015-O0010
Prohibition on Contracting with Entities that Require Certain Internal Confidentiality Agreements

Effective immediately, none of the funds made available by the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2015 (Division E of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, Pub. L. 113-235), or any other Act, to include the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015, may be made available for a contract with an entity that requires employees or contractors of such entity seeking to report fraud, waste, or abuse to sign internal confidentiality agreements or statements prohibiting or otherwise restricting such employees or contractors from lawfully reporting such waste, fraud, or abuse to a designated investigative or law enforcement representative of a Federal department or agency authorized to receive such information.

Contracting officers shall-

  • Include the attached provision and clause in all solicitations that will use funds made available by the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2015 (Division E of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, Pub. L. 113-235), or any other Act, including solicitations for the acquisition of commercial items under FAR part 12; and
  • Include the clause in all resultant contracts or in existing contracts when obligating FY 2015 appropriated funds.

This class deviation is effective upon signature, and remains in effect until incorporated in the FAR or DFARS or otherwise rescinded.

Status:
Archived
Incorporated
Effective Date: February 5, 2015 (6 years ago)
Expire Date: None Given
Incorporated: January 19, 2017 (5 years ago)
Official Documents: Memo
Official Attachments: 1
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