This class deviation rescinds and supersedes Class Deviation 2016-O0007. Effective immediately, contracting officers shall not preclude a nonprofit organization from competing for a contract for religious-related services on a U.S. military installation, in accordance with section 898 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016.
Contracting officers shall not use any of the authorities for other than full and open competition at FAR 6.302-5(b)(4) through (7), when acquiring religious-related services to be performed on a U.S. military installation. In addition, when such acquisitions are set aside for any of the small business concerns identified in FAR 19.000(a)(3), the contracting officer shall include the attached provision at 252.219-7998, Inclusion of Nonprofit Organizations (DEVIATION 2016-O0010), in solicitations, including solicitations using FAR part 12 procedures for the acquisition of commercial items.
This class deviation remains in effect until incorporated in the DFARS or otherwise rescinded.