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CHAPTER 18–NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND

SPACE ADMINISTRATION

Part

18-1 18–2 18-3 184 18–5 1846 18–7 1848 18-9 18–10 18–11 18-12 18-13 18–14 718-15

18–16 18_17 18-23 18-24 18-26 18-50 18–51 18–52

General provisions.
Procurement by formal advertising.
Procurement by negotiation.
Special types and methods of procurement.
Interdepartmental procurement.
Foreign purchases.
Contract clauses.
Termination of contracts.
Innovations, inventions, patents, data, and copyrights.
Bonds and insurance.
Taxes.
Labor.
Government property.
Quality assurance, inspection and acceptance.
Contract cost principles and procedures.
Procurement forms.
Extraordinary contractual adjustments procedure.
Subcontracting policies and procedures.
Disposition of personal property in possession of contractors.
Contract modifications.
Administrative policies and procedures.
Contract management procedures.
Priorities and allocations.
Appendix A-NASA management instructions 5154.2.
Appendix B-Control of Government property in possession of con-

tractors.
Appendix C—Control of property in possession of nonprofit research and

development contractors.
Appendix D-Reserved]
Appendix E-Contract financing.
Appendices F-H–Reserved]
Appendix I-Preparation, reproduction, and distribution of material

inspection and receiving report (MIRR) (DD Forms 250 and 250c).

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

records.
Supplement 1–Reserved]
Supplement 2–Contract file maintenance, closeout, and disposition.

Supplement 3—Property administration. PART 18-1-GENERAL PROVISIONS Sec.

18–1.216 Includes. Subpart 18–1.1-Introduction

18-1.217 Installation. Sec.

18-1.219 Мау. 18–1.100 Scope of subpart.

18-1.220 NASA. 18–1.101 Purpose of this chapter.

18-1221 Negotiate and negotiation. 18-1.102 Applicability.

18-1.222 Procurement Omco, NASA Head18–1.103 Arrangement of chapter.

quarters. 18–1.103-1 General plan.

18-1.223 Possessions. 18–1.103-5 Dating contract clauses.

18-1.224 Procurement. 18-1.103-6 Appendices and supplements. 18-1.225 Procurement ofice. 18-1.104 Content of chapter.

18-1.226 Procurement officer. 18-1.107 Dissemination and effectivo 18-1.229 Service contractor.

date of the chapter and 18-1.230 Shall.
revisions.

18-1.231 Small business concern. 18-1.108 Feld installation instructions 18-1.232 Supplemental agreement.

and implementations of the 18–1.233 Supplies and property.
NASA Procurement Regula 18-1.234 United States.
tion.

18-1.285 Automatic data processing 18-1.109 Deviations and other procure

equipment (ADPE). ment publications.

18–1.236 Nonprofit organization. 18-1.109-1 Applicability. 18–1.109–2 Approval of deviations.

Subpart 18-1.3—General Policies 18–1.1093 Requests for deviations.

18-1.300 Scope of subpart. 18-1.109-50 Modification to existing con. 18-1.301 Methods of procurement.

tracts for new procurement. 18-1.302 Sources of supply and services. 18–1.110 Reports of contracts.

18-1.302–1 Existing Government assets. 18-1.111 Reports of noncompetitive 18-1.302–2 Sources outside the Govern. practices.

ment. 18–1.112 Relationship of ASPR and FPR. 18-1.302–3 Production and research and 18–1.113 Code of conduct.

development pools. 18–1.113-1 Government personnel.

18-1.3024 Contracts between the Govern18-1.118-2 Organizational conflicts of

ment and its employees or interest.

business organizations sub18-1.114 Reporting of identical bids.

stantially owned or controlled 18-1.115 Noncollusive bids and proposals.

by Government employees. Subpart 18-1.2-Definition of Terms 18-1.302-50 Proposed subcontracts between 18-1.201 Definitions.

NASA contractors and Gov18–1.202 Administrator.

ernment employees. 18–1.203 Change order.

18–1.302–51 New sources of scientific and 18-1.204 Construction contractor.

technical competence. 18–1.205 Contract modification,

18-1.303 Exchange of purchase informa18–1.206 Contracting officer.

tion. 18–1.207 Contracts.

18-1.304 Restrictions on data and other 18–1.208 Director of procurement.

Information. 18–1.209 Executive agency.

18–1.304–1 Selection of items involving 18-1.210 Federal agency.

proprietary data. 18-1.211 Field installation.

18-1.304–2 Treatment of technical data. 18-1.212 Field procurement office.

18-1.304-3 Teabnical and other data in. 18-1.213 Government instrumentality.

volved in formal advertising. 18–1.214 Head of the installation.

18-1.3044 Privileged business Information 18-1.215 Head of the agency.

included in proposals.

Sec. 18–1.306 Time of delivery or perform

ance. 18-1.805–1 Scope. 18-1.305-2 Goneral. 18-1.306-3 Terms. 18-1.305-4 Time of delivery clauses, 18–1.806–6 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 Roquired 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 Files. 18-1.309 Solidtations 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 Jowel bearings. 18-1.316 Disclosure of contractor per

formance data to other government 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 ille. 18-1.319-3 Performance reports. 18-1.319-4 Procedures for bandling ro

quests for performanco ro

porta. 18-1.320 Security requirements. 18-1.324 Warranties. 18-1.3241 General. 18-1.324-2 Policy. 18-1.324-3 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-prico

Incentive contract warranty

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

fixed-price supply contracts. 18-1.3248 Example of warranty clause for

fixed-price services contracts. 18-1.3249 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

Axed-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. 18-1.333 Payment of interest on contrac

tors' claims. 18-1.350 Nondiscrimination clauso-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 baz

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

s requiring immediate "on call" contractor

performance 18-1.355 Civil Rights Act of 1964

nondiscrimination in fed

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 Aircraft noise research and

development programs. 18–1.361 Contractor cost reduction pro

gram. 18-1.362

Cost sharing. 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. 18-1.4034 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

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

ards applicable to the covonant.

Sec. 18-1.505-1 Contingent character of the fee. 18-1.605–2 Exceptions to the prohibition of

the covenant. 18-1.606-3 Bona fide employee. 18-1.606-4 Bona Ado established commer

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

ness. 18–1.505-5 Feos for information, 18–1.506 Representation and agreement

required from prospective

contractors. 18-1.606-1 Interpretation of the repre

sentation. 18-1.607 Use of standard Form 119. 18–1.507-1 Statement in Leu of form. 18-1.507-2 Exceptions. 18–1.507–50 Additional provision. 18–1.508 Enforcement. 18–1.508-1 Fallure or refusal to furnish

Standard Form 119. 18–1.508–2 Misrepresentations or violations

of the covenant against con

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

information contained in
completed Standard Form

119.
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

eligiblo. 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. 18–1.801-50 Authority for making deter

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

joint consolidated list. 18-1.602 Limitation. 18-1.608 Grounds for llsting and treat

ment to be accorded listed

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. 18-1.6043 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. 18–1.605-4 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.

Sec. 18–1.606 Limited debarment or suspan.

sion. 18-1.607 Interchange of debarmont in

formation. Subpart 18-1.7—Small Business Concorns 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 sus

small business concern. 18-1.704 Small business officials. 18-1.704-1 NASA Headquarters. 18-1.7042 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. 18–1.705–3 Access to procurement in.

formation. 18–1.705-4 Certificates of competency. 18–1.705-5 Contracting with the Small

Business Administration. 18–1.706 Set-Asides. 18-1.706-1 General. 18–1.706-2 Contract authority. 18–1.706-3 Review, withdrawal, or modi

fication of set-asides or set

aside proposals. 18-1.706-4 Reporting for Department of

Commerce procurement syn

opsis. 18-1.706-5 Total set-asides. 18–1.706- 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. 18–1.707–6 Reports on NASA Form 624. 18-1.707–6 Subcontracting studies and sur

veys. 18–1.707-7 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.

Sec. 18-1.803 Application of policy. 18-1.804 Partial set-asides for labor sur

plus area concerns. 18-1.804-1 General. 18-1.804-2 Set-aside procedures. 18-1.804-3 Withdrawal of set-asides. 18–1.8044 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. 68).
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 responsibu.

ity and nonresponsibility. 18-1.904-1 Requirement. 18–1.904-2 Amliated 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. 18-1.906-4 Preaward surveys. 18-1.905–50 Procedures for requesting pre

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

not require & preaward sur

vey. 18–1.805-52 NASA conducted preaward

surveys. 18-1.906 Subcontractor responsibility. 18-1.907 Disclosure of preaward data. Subpart 18-1.10—Publicizing Procurement

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

relating to invitations for bids and requests for proposals.

Sec. 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

specifcations, plans, and

drawings. 18–1.10024 Displaying in public place. 18–1.1002-5 Information releases to news

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. 18-1.10034 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 18-1.11—Qualified Products 18-1.1100 Scope of subpart. 18–1.1101 General. 18–1.1102 Responsibility for qualifica

tion. 18-1.1103 Justification for inclusion of

qualification requirements in support of the NASA microelectronics reliability

program. 18–1.1104 Availability of lists. 18-1.1105 Opportunity for qualification. 18–1.1106 Clarification of qualification

requirements. 18–1.1107 Procurement of qualified prod

ucts. 18–1.1107–1 General 18-1.1102-2 Contract provisions. 18-1.1107-3 Effect of debarment or suspen

sion. 18–1.1108 Waiver of qualification re

quirements. 18–1.1109 Inadequate competition. 18-1.1110 Reporting nonconformance

with specification requirements.

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