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Part 18–52

Priorities and allocations Continued
Appendix ]—[Reserved]
Appendix K-Preaward survey procedures.
Appendix L-[Reserved]
Appendix M-Retention requirements for contractor and subcontractor

Supplement 1—[Reserved]
Supplement 2–Contract file maintenance, closeout, and disposition.
Supplement 3—Property administration.


Subpart 18-1.1- Introduction Sec. 18-1.100 Scope of subpart. 18-1.101 Purpose of this chapter. 18-1.102 Applicability. 18-1.103 Arrangement of chapter. 18-1.103-1 General plan. 18-1.103-5 Dating contract clauses. 18-1.103-6 Appendices and supplements. 18-1.104 Content of chapter. 18-1.107 Dissemination and effective

date of the chapter and

revisions. 18-1.108 Field installation instructions

and implementations of the NASA Procurement Regula

tion. 18–1.109 Deviations and other procure

ment publications. 18-1.109–1 Applicability. 18-1.109–2 Approval of deviations. 18-1.109–3 Requests for deviations. 18-1.109-50 Modification to existing con

tracts for new procurement. 18-1.110 Reports of contracts, 18-1.111

Reports of noncompetitive

practices. 18-1.112 Relationship of ASPR and FPR. 18-1.113 Code of conduct. 18–1.113-1 Government personnel. 18-1.113-2 Organizational conflicts of

interest. 18–1.114 Reporting of identical bids. 18–1.115 Noncollusive bids and proposals.

Subpart 18-1.2-Definition of Terms 18–1.201 Definitions. 18–1.202 Administrator. 18-1.203 Change order. 18–1.204 Construction contractor. 18–1.205 Contract modification. 18-1.206 Contracting officer. 18–1.207 Contracts. 18-1.208 Director of procurement. 18-1.209 Executive agency. 18-1.210 Federal agency. 18-1.211 Field installation. 18-1.212 Field procurement office. 18-1.213 Government instrumentality. 18-1.214 Head of the installation. 18-1.215 Head of the agency.

Sec. 18-1.216 Includes. 18-1.217 Installation. 18-1.219 May. 18-1.220 NASA. 18-1.221 Negotiate and negotiation. 18-1.222 Procurement Ofice, NASA Head

quarters. 18-1.223 Possessions. 18–1.224 Procurement. 18-1.225 Procurement ofice. 18-1.226 Procurement officer. 18-1.229 Service contractor, 18–1.230 Shall. 18-1.231 Small business concern. 18-1.232 Supplemental agreement. 18–1.233 Supplies and property. 18-1.234 United States. 18-1.235 Automatic data processing

equipment (ADPE). 18-1.236 Nonprofit organization.

Subpart 18-1.3—General Policies 18-1.300 Scope of subpart. 18-1.301 Methods of procurement. 18–1.302 Sources of supply and services. 18-1.302-1 Existing Government assets. 18-1.302–2 Sources outside the Govern.

ment. 18-1.302–3 Production and research and

development pools. 18-1.302-4 Contracts between the Govern

ment and its employees or business organizations substantially owned or controlled

by Government employees. 18-1.302-50 Proposed subcontracts between

NASA contractors and Gov

ernment employees. 18-1.302-51 New sources of scientific and

technical competence. 18-1.303 Exchange of purchase informa

tion. 18-1.304 Restrictions on data and other

information. 18–1.304-1 Selection of items involving

proprietary data. 18-1.304–2

Treatment of technical data. 18-1.304-3 Technical and other data in.

volved in formal advertising. 18-1.304_4 Privileged business information

included in proposals.

Sec. 18-1.305 Time of delivery or perform

ance. 18-1.305-1

Scope. 18-1.305-2 General. 18-1.305-3 Terms. 18-1.305-4 Time of delivery clauses. 18-1.305-5 Research exploratory develop

ment, and advanced develop

ment. 18-1.306 Approval signature. 18-1.307 Priorities, allocations and allot

ments. 18–1.307-1 NASA program. 18-1.307-2 Required use of priorities, allo

cations, and allotments

clause. 18–1.307-3 Inadequate response to solicita

tions. 18–1.308 Documentation of Procurement

Actions; Maintenance and

Disposition of Contract Fues. 18-1.309 Solicitations for information or

planning purposes. 18-1.310 Liquidated damages. 18-1.311 Buying in. 18-1.312 Voluntary refunds. 18-1.314 Disputes and appeals. 18-1.315 Procurement of jewel bearings. 18-1.316 Disclosure of contractor per

formance data to other gove ernment agencies and foreign

governments. 18-1.317 Lease versus purchase criterion. 18-1.318 Contracts using annual funds. 18-1.319 Renegotiation performance re

ports. 18-1.319-1 Renegotiation board. 18-1.319-2 Renegotiation information for

contract ale. 18-1.319-3 Performance reports. 18-1.319-4 Procedures for handling re

quests for performance re

ports. 18-1.320 Security requirements. 18-1.324 Warranties. 18-1.324-1 General. 18-1.3242 Policy. 18-1.3243 Use of a warranty. 18-1.3244 Commercial warranties. 18-1.324–5 Scope of warranty clause (other

than commercial warranty

clause). 18-1.324-6 Pricing aspects of fixed-price

incentive contract warranty

provisions. 18–1.324–7 Example of warranty clause for

fixed-price supply contracts. 18-1.324-8 Example of warranty clause for

fixed-price services contracts. 18-1.324-9 Another example of warranty

clause for fixed-price supply or services or research and development contracts (cor

rection of deficiencies clause). 18-1.324-10 Example of warranty clause for

fixed-price construction con

tracts. 18-1.327 Use of excess aluminum in

national stockpile.

Sec. 18--1.327-1 General. 18-1.327-2 Contract clause. 18-1.327-3 Construction. 18-1.332 Minority business enterprises. 18-1.332-1 General. 18-1.332-2 Minority business enterprises,

subcontracting program. 18-1.332-3 Required clause. 18-1.350 Nondiscrimination clause-Gov

ernment leases. 18-1.350-1 Policy. 18-1.350-2 Use of clause. 18-1.350_3 Lease amendments and re

newals. 18-1.350-4 Invitation for bids or requests

for proposals involving leases. 18-1.351 Procurement of potentially haz

ardous items. 18-1.352 Special considerations in re

search and development con

tracts. 18-1.353 Construction contracts-disclo

sure of Government estimate. 18-1.354 Procurements requiring immed

late "on call" contractor

performance. 18-1.355 Civil Rights Act of 1964

nondiscrimination in red

erally assisted programs. 18-1.356 Procurement request. 18-1.357 Procurement of liquid hydro

gen. 18-1.358 Contractor financing by letter

of credit. 18-1.359 Alrcraft noise research and

development programs. 18–1.361 Contractor cost reduction pro

gram. Subpart 18-1.4-Appointment and Authority of

Contracting Officers 18-1.400 Scope of subpart. 18–1.401 Authority of contracting off

cers. 18–1.402 Requirements to be met before

entering into contracts. 18-1.403 Selection, appointment, and

termination of appointment

of contracting officers. 18–1.403-1 Selection. 18–1.403-2 Appointment. 18-1.403-3 Termination of appointment. 18–1.403–4 Modification of authority. 18–1.403-5 Assignment of duties to con

tracting officers. Subpart 18-1.5-Contingent or Other Fees 18-1.500 Scope of subpart. 18-1.502 Applicability. 18–1.503 Covenant against contingent

lees clause, 18-1.504 Improper influence. 18-1.505 General principles and stand

ards applicable to the cove

nant. 18–1.505–1 Contingent character of the fee. 18–1.505-2 Exceptions to the prohibition of

the covenant. 18–1.505-3 Bona fide employee.

Sec. 18–1.505_4 Bona ide established commer

cial or selling agency maintained by the contractor for the purpose of securing busi

Dess. 18–1.505-5 Fees for information. 18–1.506 Representation and agreement

required from prospective

contractors. 18–1.506-1 Interpretation of the repre

sentation, 18–1.507 Use of Standard Form 119. 18–1.507–1 Statement in Heu of form. 18-1.507–2 Exceptions. 18-1.507-60 Additional provision. 18-1.508 Enforcement. 18–1.508-1 Fallure or refusal to furnish

Standard Form 119. 18-1.608-2 Misrepresentations or violations

of the covenant against con

tingent fees. 18-1.509 Preservation of records. 18-1.550 Responsibility for protecting

Information contained in
completed Standard Form

Subpart 18-1.6—Debarred, Ineligible, and

Suspended Bidders 18-1.600 Scope of subpart and defini

tions. 18-1.601 Establishment and main

tenance of a list of firms or individuals debarred or in

eligible. 18-1.601-1 General. 18-1.601–2 Information contained in

NASA list. 18-1.601-3 Joint consolidated list. 18-1.601-4 Protection of lists. 18-1.601-50 Authority for making deter

minations. 18-1.601-51 Compliance with NASA list and

Joint consolidated list. 18-1.602 Limitation. 18-1.603 Grounds for listing and treat

ment to be accorded usted

concerns. 18-1.604 Debarment of bidders. 18-1.604-1 Authority in NASA to debar

firms and individuals. 18-1.604-2 Causes for debarment. 18-1.604-3 Period and scope of debarment. 18-1.6044 Notice of debarment. 18-1.604-50 Reporting procedures. 18-1.605 Suspension of bidders. 18-1.605–1 General. 18-1.605–2 Authority in NASA to suspend

firms or individuals. 18–1.605-3 Causes for suspension. 18-1.6054 Period and scope of suspension. 18-1.605-5 Restrictions during period of

suspension, 18–1.605-6 Notice of suspension. 18-1.605-50 Reporting procedures. 18-1.606 Limited debarment or suspon

sion. 18-1.607 Interchange of debarmont i


Subpart 18-1.7—Small Business Concerns Sec. 18–1.700 Scope of subpart. 18–1.701 Definitions. 18-1.701-1 Small business concern. 18–1.701-2 Established supplier. 18-1.701-3 Potential supplier. 18-1.701-4 Manufacturing industry em

ployment size standards. 18–1.702 General policies. 18–1.703 Determination of status as

small business concern. 18-1.704 Small business officials. 18-1.704-1 NASA Headquarters. 18-1.704-2 Installations. 18-1.704-3 Small business specialists. 18-1.705 Cooperation with the Small

Business Administration. 18–1.705-1 General. 18-1.705–2 SBA representatives. 18-1.7053 Access to procurement in

formation, 18-1.705-4 Certificates of competency. 18-1.705–5 Performance of contract by

Small Business Administra

tion. 18-1.706 Set-Asides. 18-1.706-1 General. 18-1.706-2 Contract authority. 18-1.7063 Review, withdrawal, or modi

fication of set-asides or set

aside proposals. 18–1.7064 Reporting for Department of

Commerce procurement syn.

opsis. 18–1.706-5 Total set-asides. 18-1.706-6 Partial set-asides. 18–1.706–7 Automatic dissolution of set

asides. 18–1.706-50 Small business class set-aside.

for construction, repair, and

alteration work." 18–1.706-51 Maintenance of records. 18-1.707 Subcontracting with small

business concerns. 18–1.707-1 General. 18–1.707-2 Small business subcontracting

program. 18-1.707-3 Required clauses. 18–1.707-4. Responsibility for reviewing the

subcontracting program. 18–1.707–5 Reports on NASA Form 524. 18–1.707-8 Subcontracting studies and sur

veys. 18–1.7077 Small Business Administration

review of agency records. 18–1.708 Purchases under Federal Sup

ply Schedule contracts. Subpart 18-1.8—Labor Surplus Area Concerns 18–1.800 Scope of subpart. 18-1.801 Definitions. 18–1.801-1 Labor surplus area concern. 18-1.801-2 Labor surplus area. 18-1.801-3 Small business concern. 18-1.802 General policy. 18-1.803 Application of policy. 18-1.804 Partial set-asides for labor sur

plus area concerns. 18–1.804-1 General.

Sec. 18-1.804-2 Set-aside procedures. 18-1.804-3 Withdrawal of set-asides. 18–1.804-4 Contract authority. 18-1.805 Subcontracting with labor sur

plus area concerns. 18-1.805-1 General policy. 18-1.805-2 Labor surplus area subcontract

ing program. 18-1.805-3 Required clauses. 18–1.805-4 Review of subcontracting pro

gram. 18-1.806 Depressed industries. 18-1.806-1 General. 18-1.806-2 Petroleum and petroleum pro

ducts industry (Notification

No. 58).
Subpart 18-1.9- Responsible Prospective

Contractors 18-1.900 Scope of subpart. 18-1.901 Applicability. 18-1.902 General policy. 18–1.903 Minimum standards for re

sponsible prospective con

tractors. 18-1.903-1 General standards. 18-1.903-2 Additional standards-Stand

ards for production, maintenance, construction, and research and development con

tracts. 18–1.903-3 Special standards. 18-1.903 4 Ability to meet certain mini

mum standards. 18–1.904 Determinations of responsibil

ity and nonresponsibility. 18-1.904–1 Requirement. 18–1.904-2 Affiliated concerns. 18-1.905 Procedures for determining re

sponsibility of prospective

contractors. 18-1.905-1 General. 18-1.905–2 When information will be ob

tained. 18-1.905–3 Source of information. 18-1.905-4 Preaward surveys. 18-1.905-50 Procedures for requesting pre

award surveys. 18-1.905-51 Conditions which normally do

not require a preaward sur

vey. 18-1.905-52 NASA conducted preaward

surveys. 18-1.906 Subcontractor responsibility. 18-1.907 Disclosure of preaward data. Subpart 18–1.10_Publicizing Procurement

Actions 16-1.1001 General policy. 18-1.1002 Dissemination of information

relating to invitations for bids and requests for pro

posals. 18-1.1002-1 Availability of invitations for

bids and requests for proposals at the contracting

office. 18-1.1002–2 Limited avallability of certain

specifications, plans, and drawings.

Sec. 18-1.1002-4 Displaying in public place. 181.1002-5 Information releases to newg

papers and trade journals. 18-1.1003 Synopses of proposed procure

ments. 18–1.1003–1 Department of Commerce syn

opsis, 18–1.1003-2 General requirements. 18-1.1003-3 Time of publicizing. 18-1.1003-4 Preinvitation notices. 18-1.1003–5 Publication of procurements of

less than $10,000. 18-1.1003–6 Synopsis of subcontract op

portunities. 18-1.1003–7 Information regarding specifi

cations, plans, and drawings. 18-1.1003-8 Responsibility of small business

specialists, 18-1.1003–9 Preparation and transmittal. 18-1.1004 Disclosure of information prior

to award. 18-1.1005 Publicizing award information. 18-1.1005-1 Synopsis of contract awards. 18-1.1006 Classification codes. 18-1.1006-1 Codes for services. 18-1.1006-2 Codes for supplies. 18-1.1007 Release of procurement Infor

mation. 18-1.1007-1 Members of Congress. 18-1.1008 Paid advertisements in news

papers and trade journals. 18-1.1050 Furnishing additional procure

ment information to public. 18-1.1050-1 Policy. 18-1.1050-2 Procedures. Subpart 18–1,12—Specifications, Plans, and

Drawings 18–1.1201 General. 18-1.1202 Mandatory specifications. 18-1.1203 Availability of specifications,

standards, plans, and draw

ings. 18-1.1204 Packaging requirements. 18-1.1206 Purchase descriptions. 18-1.1206-1 General. 18–1.1206-2 Brand name or equal purchase

descriptions. 18–1.1206–3 Invitation for bids-"brand

name or equal" purchase de

scriptions. 18–1.1206-4 Bid evaluation and award

"brand name or equal" pur

chase descriptions. 18–1.1206-5 Procedure for negotiated pro

curements. 18-1.1207 Alternate articles or qualities. 18-1.1208 Procurement of used and re

conditioned material and former Government surplus

property. Subpart 18-1.13_Transportation 18-1.1300 Scope of subpart. 18–1.1301 General. 18-1.1302 Place of delivery. 18–1.1302–1 Shipments within the United


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