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CAUTION:

Offerors who submitted a Disclosure Statement under the filing requirements previously established by the Cost Accounting Standards Board may claim this exemption only if the dollar volume of CAS-covered national defense prime contract and subcontract awards in their preceding cost accounting period did not exceed the $10 million threshold and the amount of this award will be less than $10 million. Such offerors will continue to be responsible for maintaining the Disclosure Statement and following the disclosed practices on CAS-covered prime contracts and subcontracts awarded during the period in which a Disclosure Statement was required.

( )III. CERTIFICATE OF INTERIM EXEMPTION

The offeror hereby certifies that (i) he first exceeded the monetary exemption for disclosure, as defined in (II) above, in his cost accounting period immediately preceding the cost accounting period in which this proposal was submitted, and (ii) in accordance with the regulations of the Cost Accounting Standards Board (4 CFR 351.40 (f)), he is not yet required to submit a Disclosure Statement. The offeror further certifies that if an award resulting from this proposal has not been made within 90 days after the end of that period he will immediately submit a revised certificate to the Contracting Officer, in the form specified under (I) above or (IV) below, as appropriate, to vertify his submission of a completed Disclosure Statement.

CAUTION: Offerors may not claim this exemption if they are currently required to disclose because they were awarded a CAS-covered national defense prime contract or subcontract of $10 million or more in the current cost accounting period. Further, the exemption applies only in connection with proposals submitted prior to expiration of the 90-day period following the cost accounting period in which the monetary exemption was exceeded.

( )IV. CERTIFICATE OF PREVIOUSLY SUBMITTED DISCLOSURE
STATEMENT(S)

The offeror hereby certifies that the Disclosure Statement(s) were filed as follows:

Date of Disclosure Statement(s):....

Name (s) and Address(es) of Cognizant
ACO (s) where filed:...

The offeror further certifies that practices used in estimating
cost in pricing this proposal are consistent with the cost
accounting practices disclosed in the Disclosure Statement(s).
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(b) Cost Accounting Standards - Exemption for Contracts of $500,000 or Less. In accordance with 3-1204 (b), insert the following provision:

COST ACCOUNTING STANDARDS EXEMPTION FOR CONTRACTS OF $500,000 OR LESS (1978 MAR)

If this proposal is expected to result in the award of a contract of $500,000 or less, the offeror shall indicate whether the exemption to the Cost Accounting Standards clause (7-104.83 (a) (1) under the provisions of 4 CFR 331.30 (b) (8) is claimed. Failure to check the box below shall mean that the resultant contract is subject to the Cost Accounting Standards clause or that the offeror elects to comply with such clause.

( ) The offer hereby claims an exemption from the Cost Accounting Standards clause under the provisions of 4 CFR 331.30 (b) (8) and certifies that he has received notification of final acceptance of all deliverable items on (i) all prime contracts or subcontracts in excess of $500,000 which contain the Cost Accounting Standards clause, and (ii) all prime contracts or subcontracts of $500,000 or less awarded after January 1, 1975 which contain the Cost Accounting Standards clause. The offeror further certifies he will immediately notify the Contracting Officer, in writing, in the event he is awarded any other contract or subcontract containing the Cost Accounting Standards clause subsequent to the date of this certificate but prior to the date of any award resulting from this proposal.

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(c) Cost Accounting Standards Exemption for Modified Contract Coverage. In accordance with 3-1204.1 (c), insert the following solicitation provision:

COST ACCOUNTING STANDARDS

COVERAGE (1978 MAR)

ELIGIBILITY FOR MODIFIED CONTRACT

If the offeror is eligible to use the modified provisions of 4 CFR 332 and elects to do so, he shall indicate by checking the box below. Checking the box below shall mean that the resultant contract is subject to the Disclosure and Consistency of Cost Accounting Practices clause (DAR 7-104.83 (a)(2)) in lieu of the Cost Accounting Standards clause (7-104.83(a) (1)).

() The offeror hereby claims an exemption from the Cost Accounting Standards clause (DAR 7-104.83(a) (1)) under the provisions of 4 CFR 331.30 (b) (2), and certifies that he is eligible for use of the Disclosure and Consistency of Cost Accounting Practices clause (DAR 7-104.83(a) (2)) because (i)

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during his cost accounting period immediately preceding the period in which this proposal was submitted, he received less than $10 million in awards of CAS-covered national defense prime contracts and subcontracts, and (ii) the sum of such awards equaled less than 10 percent of his total sales during that cost accounting period. The offeror further certifies that if his status changes prior to an award resulting from this proposal he will advise the contracting officer immediately.

CAUTION: Offerors may not claim the above eligibility for modified contract coverage if this proposal is expected to result in the award of a contract of $10 million or more or if, during their current cost accounting period, they have been awarded a single CAS-covered national defense prime contract or subcontract of $10 million or more.

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(d) In accordance with 3-1213 (a), insert the following provision in all solicitations containing the clause in 7-2003.67(a).

ADDITIONAL COST ACCOUNTING STANDARDS APPLICABLE TO EXISTING
CONTRACTS (1978 MAR)

The offeror shall indicate below whether award of the contemplated contract would require, in accordance with paragraph (a)(3) of the Cost Accounting Standards clause (7-104.83(a) (1)), a change in his established cost accounting practices affecting existing contracts and subcontracts.

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NOTE: If the offeror has checked "yes" above, and is awarded the contemplated contract, he will be required to comply with the Administration of Cost Accounting Standards clause (7-104.83(b)).

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7-2003.68 Industrial Preparedness Production Planning. In accordance with 3-501 (b) Sec. C (xlvii), insert the following provision:

INDUSTRIAL PREPAREDNESS PRODUCTION PLANNING (1974 APR)

This solicitation includes an item for industrial planning in support of the Industrial Preparedness Production Planning program. Offerors are cautioned to carefully review Section E of the Schedule and the attached Industrial Preparedness Program Planning Exhibit. Failure to propose on the Industrial Preparedness Production Planning line item set forth in the Schedule may result in rejection of the proposal.

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7-2003.69 Industrial Preparedness Production Planning. In accordance with 2-201 (a) Sec. C (xxxix), insert the following provision:

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CONTRACT CLAUSES AND SOLICITATION PROVISIONS

INDUSTRIAL PREPAREDNESS PRODUCTION PLANNING (1974 APR)

This solicitation includes an item for industrial planning in support of the Industrial Preparedness Production Planning program. Bidders are cautioned to carefully review Section E of the Schedule and the attached Industrial Preparedness Production Planning Exhibit or Attachment. Failure to bid on the Industrial Preparedness Production Planning line item set forth in the Schedule may result in rejection of the bid.

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7-2003.70 Evaluation of Transportation Costs. In accordance with 19-208.4(b), insert the following provision.

EVALUATION OF TRANSPORTATION COSTS (1974 APR)

Costs of transporting supplies to be delivered under this contract will not be an evaluation factor for award.

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7-2003.71 Clean Air and Water Certification. In accordance with 1-2302.1, insert the following provision.

CLEAN AIR AND WATER CERTIFICATION (1977 JUN)

Applicable if the bid or offer exceeds $100,000, or the Contracting Officer has determined that orders under an indefinite quantity contract in any year will exceed $100,000, or a facility to be used has been the subject of a conviction under the Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. 1857c-8(c)(1)) or the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (33 U.S.C. 1319(c)) and is listed by EPA, or is not otherwise exempt.

The bidder or offeror certifies as follows:

(i) any facility to be utilized in the performance of this proposed contract is—( ), (is
not-( ), listed on the Environmental Protection Agency List of Violating Facilities;
(ii) he will promptly notify the Contracting Officer, prior to award, of the receipt of any
communication from the Director, Office of Federal Activities, U. S. Environmental
Protection Agency, indicating that any facility which he proposes to use for the per-
formance of the contract is under consideration to be listed on the EPA List of
Violating Facilities; and

(iii) he will include substantially this solicitation certification, including this paragraph
(iii), in every nonexempt subcontract.

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7-2003.72 Privacy Act Notification. In accordance with 1-327, the following notification shall be included in every solicitation and resulting contract, and in each contract awarded without a solicitation, where the statement of work requires the design, development, or operation of a system of records on individuals for an agency function:

PRIVACY ACT NOTIFICATION (1975 NOV)

This procurement action requires the Contractor to do one or more of the following: design, develop, or operate a system of records on individuals to accomplish an agency function in accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, Public Law 93-579, December 31, 1974, (5 U.S.C. 552a) and applicable agency regulations. Violations of the Act may involve the imposition of criminal penalties.

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7-2003.73 Solicitation Provision for Dismantling, Demolition or Removal of Improvements. In accordance with 4-503, insert the following provision for solicitations for dismantling, demolition or removal of improvements.

BONDS OR OTHER SECURITY (1977 APR)

A bid guarantee in the penal sum of $........ must accompany the bid. Within ten (10) days after receipt of a notice of award, the Contractor shall furnish a performance bond (Standard Form 25) in the penal sum of $........ and payment, in full, of any sum due the Government. The bond of any surety company holding a certificate of authority from the Secretary of the Treasury as an acceptable surety on Federal bonds will be accepted. Individual sureties will be accepted if each such surety deposits with the Contracting Officer cash, bonds, or notes of the United States, or certified check drawn to the order of the office designated for contract administration, or such other security as the Contracting Officer may deem necessary, for the required amount of the guaranty, under the agreement that the collateral so deposited shall remain in the possession and control of the Treasurer of the United States until the completion of the contract. The formal contract and notice to proceed will be issued on receipt of an acceptable performance bond and payment of any sum due the Government.

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7-2003.74 Small Disadvantaged Business Concern. the following representation in accordance with 1-707.3(e).

SMALL DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS CONCERN (1979 JULY)

(a) The offeror represents that he ( ) is, () is not, a small business concern owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals. The term "small business concern" means a small business as defined pursuant to Section 3 of the Small Business Act and relevant regulations promulgated pursuant thereto. The term "small business concern owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals" means a small business concern

(1) that is at least 51 per centum owned by one or more socially and economically disadvantaged individuals; or, in the case of any publicly owned business, at least 51 per centum of the stock of which is owned by one or more socially or economically disadvantaged individuals; and

(2) whose management and daily business operations are controlled by one or more such individuals.

(b) The offeror shall presume that socially and economically disadvantaged individuals include Black Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans (such as American Indians, Eskimos, Aleuts, and native Hawaiians), and other minorities or any other individuals found to be disadvantaged by the Small Business Administration pursuant to Section 8(a) of the Small Business Act.

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