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13. FALSE STATEMENTS
Proposals must set forth full, accurate, and complete information as
14. EXPENSES RELATED TO OFFEROR SUBMISSIONS
This PON does not commit the Government to pay any costs incurred in the preparation or submission of any proposal, including, but not limited to, studies or designs necessary for the preparation thereof, or to acquire or contract for any services.
15. AMENDMENT TO THE PON
The only method by which any term of this PON may be modified is by
an express, formal amendment to the PON generated by the issuing office. No other communication made at any scheduled preproposal conference or during discussions, whether oral or in writing, will
modify or supercede the terms of this PON. Receipt of an amendment to the PON by an offeror must be acknowledged in accordance with SECTION 111.16, "Acknowledgement of Amendments to the PON."
16. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF AMENDMENTS TO THE PON
Offerors shall acknowledge receipt of any amendment to this PON (a)
and date specified for receipt of offers.
17. PREPROPOSAL CONFERENCE
A Preproposal Conference for this PON will be held on March 6, 1986,
The auditorium at which the preproposal Conference will be held is
In accordance with applicable statutes and the Department of Energy
Financial Assistance Regulations, offerors that are not small busi
nesses or nonprofit organizations have the right to request, in
advance or within 30 days after the effective date of the Cooperative
Agreement, a waiver of all or any part of the rights of the United
States in subject inventions.
Small businesses and nonprofit organizations need not request a
The Patent Rights Clause provided in 10 C.F.R. 600.118(b)(1),
which permits the recipient of financial assistance to elect to
retain title of subject inventions, will be included in the coopera
tive agreements of small businesses and nonprofit organizations.
19. CLASSIFIED MATERIAL
Performance under the proposed award is not anticipated to involve
access to classified material.
(a) The general and additional minimum standards for responsible pro
spective participants set forth at 48 CFR 9.1 and 48 CFR 909.104-70
are applicable to this solicitation.
(b) DOE may conduct preaward surveys in accordance with 48 CFR 9.106;
solicit, from available sources, relevant information concerning
the offeror's record of past performance; and use such information
in making determinations of prospective offeror responsibility.
Due to the diversity of experience and resources that may be required
for a specific project, proposals will be accepted from teaming
arrangements such as partnerships, joint ventures, and other combina
tions, as well as from entities employing the more traditional
subcontract relationships. The combined experience and resources of all participants, as well as the resources committed by the parent
or sponsoring firms, will be considered for evaluation purposes.
addition, DOE may require a guarantee of performance from the parent
and/or sponsoring firms.
If a teaming arrangement is proposed, the offeror will be required
to provide the following as provided in SECTION IV.1(f), the "Teaming Agreement" portion of the Qualification Discussion, and SECTION
IV.3.6.2, "Management Plan":
(a) A letter of intent or executed teaming agreement from all
parties sufficiently binding to ensure the formation of the
proposed legal entity.
(b) An explanation of the precise nature and form of the teaming
relationship, including a discussion of the responsibilities
of each party.
(c) Identification of the specific organization and individual
that will be directly responsible for the success of the pro
(d) Information, with supporting documentation, to verify and
demonstrate the team's capability of providing the financial
and other resources necessary to support the project over its
entire proposed period of performance.