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Posted Date: 07/21/2021

Response Date: 08/03/2021

Archive Date: 08/18/2021

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FEMA Region 9 11th Floor Breakroom Remodel

Solicitation: 70FBR921Q00000037

Notice Type: Combined Synopsis/Solicitation

Place of Performance: Oakland California 94607 USA

NAICS: 236118

Set-Aside:

Opportunity Description:

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has a requirement and is considering the issuance of a fixed rate labor hour purchase order for the Remodel of FEMA’s 11th Floor Breakroom.

This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6 Streamlined Procedures for Evaluation and Solicitation for Commercial Items, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotes are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. FEMA is issuing a written solicitation in accordance with FAR Subparts 13.106-1, Subpart 12.6. and 15.405.

The solicitation number 70FBR921Q00000037 is being issued for a request for quotes (RFQ). The solicitation document and incorporated provision and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2020-04. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 236118 Construction Services.

The Service Contract Act of 1965, as amended (41 U.S.C. 351) is applicable to this procurement for construction services and the following wage determination shall be applicable to the resulting purchase order: Wage Determination No.: 2015-5623 (Rev.-14)

This action is being competed as full and open competition.

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Description of Requested Items/CLIN Structure

Purpose

The Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) requires Construction services to remodel the 11th Floor Break room located at FEMA Region IX Office 1111 Broadway, Suite 1100, Oakland, CA 94607.  All labor costs, equipment, and supplies necessary to complete the required service is inclusive.

Site Visit

The Government will allow Contractors to visit FEMA Region IX Office 1111 Broadway, Suite 1100, Oakland, CA 94607.

In accordance with FAR 52.237-1 – Site Visit, potential offerors shall contact Project Officer Robert Baggett, Robert.Baggett@fema.dhs.gov to schedule a slot to conduct a walkthrough of the identified facility. A mask must be worn at all times during the site visit.

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Quote Submission Instructions

Responses to this Request for Quote are due electronically to Ameka.ali@fema.dhs.gov  no later than 2:00 pm PST, on Tuesday, August 3, 2021.

This solicitation requires an active registration with the System for Award Management (SAM) in order to be considered for award, pursuant to applicable regulations and guidelines. All quote submissions must include the following information on a quote submission cover letter.

  1. Tax Identification Number
  2. Dun & Bradstreet Number (DUNS)
  3. Authorized Representative Contact Name
  4. Contact Email Address
  5. Contact Telephone and Fax Number
  6. Complete business mailing address

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Evaluation Factors

The vendor shall provide a response in accordance with all requirements of the statement of work and this solicitation.

Factor 1. Experience and Technical Competence in the type of work required

The contractor shall provide a response in accordance with all requirements of the statement of work, and the hourly rate in accordance with the wage rate determination form for breakroom remodel services.

Factor 2. Delivery Schedule

The Contractor shall provide earliest availability, date, time, and completion for breakroom remodel services at FEMA Region IX Office 1111 Broadway, Suite 1100, Oakland, CA 94607.

Factor 3. Price

The contractor shall provide pricing inclusive of all services indicated on the statement of work.

Factor 4: Past Performance

The contractor shall provide 3 references which demonstrates work similar in size, scope, and complexity to this requirement 

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Additional Provisions and Clauses

52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors – Commercial Items. (June 2020)

The acquisition and source selection are being conducted in accordance with the procedures of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 12.

52.212-2 Evaluation -- Commercial Items. (Oct 2014)

  1. The Government intends to award single purchase order contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the Government, price and other factors considered. The following factors shall be used to evaluate offers

    1. Inventory-Pricing Spreadsheet
    2. Local Area Set-aside
    3. Past Performance
    4. Price

All evaluation factors other than cost or price, when combined, are approximately equal to cost or price. Further explanations of evaluation factors can be found in Attachment 3.

(End of Provision)

52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items (Nov 2020)

The Offeror shall complete only paragraph (b) of this provision if the Offeror has completed the annual representations and certification electronically in the System for Award Management (SAM) accessed through https://www.sam.gov. If the Offeror has not completed the annual representations and certifications electronically, the Offeror shall complete only paragraphs (c) through (v)) of this provision.

52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions – Commercial Items (Oct 2018), applies to this acquisition.

52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items (Nov 2020)

  (a) The Contractor shall comply with the following Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) clauses, which are incorporated in this contract by reference, to implement provisions of law or Executive orders applicable to acquisitions of commercial items:

           (1) 52.203-19, Prohibition on Requiring Certain Internal Confidentiality Agreements or Statements (Jan 2017) (section 743 of Division E, Title VII, of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 (Pub. L. 113-235) and its successor provisions in subsequent appropriations acts (and as extended in continuing resolutions)).

           (2) 52.204-23, Prohibition on Contracting for Hardware, Software, and Services Developed or Provided by Kaspersky Lab and Other Covered Entities (Jul 2018) (Section 1634 of Pub. L. 115-91).

           (3) 52.204-25, Prohibition on Contracting for Certain Telecommunications and Video Surveillance Services or Equipment. (Aug 2020) (Section 889(a)(1)(A) of Pub. L. 115-232).

           (4) 52.209-10, Prohibition on Contracting with Inverted Domestic Corporations (Nov 2015).

           (5) 52.233-3, Protest After Award (Aug 1996) (31 U.S.C. 3553).

           (6) 52.233-4, Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim (Oct 2004) (Public Laws 108-77 and 108-78 ( 19 U.S.C. 3805 note)).

   (b) The Contractor shall comply with the FAR clauses in this paragraph (b) that the Contracting Officer has indicated as being incorporated in this contract by reference to implement provisions of law or Executive orders applicable to acquisitions of commercial items:

     [Contracting Officer check as appropriate.]

            X (1) 52.203-6, Restrictions on Subcontractor Sales to the Government (June 2020), with Alternate I (Oct 1995) (41 U.S.C. 4704 and 10 U.S.C. 2402).

            __ (2) 52.203-13, Contractor Code of Business Ethics and Conduct (Jun 2020) (41 U.S.C. 3509)).

            __ (3) 52.203-15, Whistleblower Protections under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Jun 2010) (Section 1553 of Pub. L. 111-5). (Applies to contracts funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.)

            __ (4) 52.204-10, Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards (Jun 2020) (Pub. L. 109-282) ( 31 U.S.C. 6101 note).

            __ (5) [Reserved].

            __ (6) 52.204-14, Service Contract Reporting Requirements (Oct 2016) (Pub. L. 111-117, section 743 of Div. C).

            __ (7) 52.204-15, Service Contract Reporting Requirements for Indefinite-Delivery Contracts (Oct 2016) (Pub. L. 111-117, section 743 of Div. C).

            X (8) 52.209-6, Protecting the Government’s Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment. (Jun 2020) (31 U.S.C. 6101 note).

            X (9) 52.209-9, Updates of Publicly Available Information Regarding Responsibility Matters (Oct 2018) (41 U.S.C. 2313).

            __ (10) [Reserved].

          __ (11) (i) 52.219-3, Notice of HUBZone Set-Aside or Sole-Source Award (Mar 2020) (15 U.S.C. 657a).

                  __ (ii) Alternate I (Mar 2020) of 52.219-3.

          __ (12) (i) 52.219-4, Notice of Price Evaluation Preference for HUBZone Small Business Concerns (Mar 2020) (if the offeror elects to waive the preference, it shall so indicate in its offer) (15 U.S.C. 657a).

                  __ (ii) Alternate I (Mar 2020) of 52.219-4.

            __ (13) [Reserved]

          __ (14) (i) 52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside (Nov 2020) (15 U.S.C. 644).

                  __ (ii) Alternate I (Mar 2020) of 52.219-6.

          __ (15) (i) 52.219-7, Notice of Partial Small Business Set-Aside (Nov 2020) (15 U.S.C. 644).

                  __ (ii) Alternate I (Mar 2020) of 52.219-7.

            X (16) 52.219-8, Utilization of Small Business Concerns (Oct 2018) (15 U.S.C. 637(d)(2) and (3)).

          X (17) (i) 52.219-9, Small Business Subcontracting Plan (Jun 2020) (15 U.S.C. 637(d)(4)).

                  __ (ii) Alternate I (Nov 2016) of 52.219-9.

                  __ (iii) Alternate II (Nov 2016) of 52.219-9.

                  __ (iv) Alternate III (Jun 2020) of 52.219-9.

                  __ (v) Alternate IV (Jun 2020) of 52.219-9

          __ (18) (i) 52.219-13, Notice of Set-Aside of Orders (Mar 2020) (15 U.S.C. 644(r)).

                  __ (ii) Alternate I (Mar 2020) of 52.219-13.

            __ (19) 52.219-14, Limitations on Subcontracting (Mar 2020) (15 U.S.C. 637(a)(14)).

            __ (20) 52.219-16, Liquidated Damages-Subcontracting Plan (Jan 1999) (15 U.S.C. 637(d)(4)(F)(i)).

            __ (21) 52.219-27, Notice of Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Set-Aside (Mar 2020) (15 U.S.C. 657f).

          __ (22) (i) 52.219-28, Post Award Small Business Program Rerepresentation (Nov 2020) (15 U.S.C. 632(a)(2)).

                  __ (ii) Alternate I (MAR 2020) of 52.219-28.

            __ (23) 52.219-29, Notice of Set-Aside for, or Sole Source Award to, Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business Concerns (Mar 2020) (15 U.S.C. 637(m)).

            __ (24) 52.219-30, Notice of Set-Aside for, or Sole Source Award to, Women-Owned Small Business Concerns Eligible Under the Women-Owned Small Business Program (Mar2020) (15 U.S.C. 637(m)).

            __ (25) 52.219-32, Orders Issued Directly Under Small Business Reserves (Mar 2020) (15 U.S.C. 644(r)).

            __ (26) 52.219-33, Nonmanufacturer Rule (Mar 2020) (15U.S.C. 637(a)(17)).

            __ (27) 52.222-3, Convict Labor (Jun 2003) (E.O.11755).

            X (28) 52.222-19, Child Labor-Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (Jan2020) (E.O.13126).

            __ (29) 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (Apr 2015).

          __ (30) (i) 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (Sep 2016) (E.O.11246).

                  __ (ii) Alternate I (Feb 1999) of 52.222-26.

          __ (31) (i) 52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans (Jun 2020) (38 U.S.C. 4212).

                  __ (ii) Alternate I (Jul 2014) of 52.222-35.

          __ (32) (i) 52.222-36, Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities (Jun 2020) (29 U.S.C. 793).

                  __ (ii) Alternate I (Jul 2014) of 52.222-36.

            X (33) 52.222-37, Employment Reports on Veterans (Jun 2020) (38 U.S.C. 4212).

            __ (34) 52.222-40, Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act (Dec 2010) (E.O. 13496).

          __ (35) (i) 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (Oct 2020) (22 U.S.C. chapter 78 and E.O. 13627).

                  __ (ii) Alternate I (Mar 2015) of 52.222-50 (22 U.S.C. chapter 78 and E.O. 13627).

            __ (36) 52.222-54, Employment Eligibility Verification (Oct 2015). (Executive Order 12989). (Not applicable to the acquisition of commercially available off-the-shelf items or certain other types of commercial items as prescribed in 22.1803.)

          __ (37) (i) 52.223-9, Estimate of Percentage of Recovered Material Content for EPA–Designated Items (May 2008) ( 42 U.S.C. 6962(c)(3)(A)(ii)). (Not applicable to the acquisition of commercially available off-the-shelf items.)

                  __ (ii) Alternate I (May 2008) of 52.223-9 (42 U.S.C. 6962(i)(2)(C)). (Not applicable to the acquisition of commercially available off-the-shelf items.)

            __ (38) 52.223-11, Ozone-Depleting Substances and High Global Warming Potential Hydrofluorocarbons (Jun 2016) (E.O. 13693).

            __ (39) 52.223-12, Maintenance, Service, Repair, or Disposal of Refrigeration Equipment and Air Conditioners (Jun 2016) (E.O. 13693).

          __ (40) (i) 52.223-13, Acquisition of EPEAT®-Registered Imaging Equipment (Jun 2014) (E.O.s 13423 and 13514).

                  __ (ii) Alternate I (Oct 2015) of 52.223-13.

          __ (41) (i) 52.223-14, Acquisition of EPEAT®-Registered Televisions (Jun 2014) (E.O.s 13423 and 13514).

                  __ (ii) Alternate I (Jun2014) of 52.223-14.

            X (42) 52.223-15, Energy Efficiency in Energy-Consuming Products (May 2020) (42 U.S.C. 8259b).

          __ (43) (i) 52.223-16, Acquisition of EPEAT®-Registered Personal Computer Products (Oct 2015) (E.O.s 13423 and 13514).

                  __ (ii) Alternate I (Jun 2014) of 52.223-16.

            __ (44) 52.223-18, Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving (Jun 2020) (E.O. 13513).

            __ (45) 52.223-20, Aerosols (Jun 2016) (E.O. 13693).

            __ (46) 52.223-21, Foams (Jun2016) (E.O. 13693).

          __ (47) (i) 52.224-3 Privacy Training (Jan 2017) (5 U.S.C. 552 a).

                  __ (ii) Alternate I (Jan 2017) of 52.224-3.

            X (48) 52.225-1, Buy American-Supplies (May 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 83).

          X (49) (i) 52.225-3, Buy American-Free Trade Agreements-Israeli Trade Act (May 2014) (41 U.S.C.chapter83, 19 U.S.C. 3301 note, 19 U.S.C. 2112 note, 19 U.S.C. 3805 note, 19 U.S.C. 4001 note, Pub. L. 103-182, 108-77, 108-78, 108-286, 108-302, 109-53, 109-169, 109-283, 110-138, 112-41, 112-42, and 112-43.

                  __ (ii) Alternate I (May 2014) of 52.225-3.

                  __ (iii) Alternate II (May 2014) of 52.225-3.

                  __ (iv) Alternate III (May 2014) of 52.225-3.

            __ (50) 52.225-5, Trade Agreements (Oct 2019) (19 U.S.C. 2501, et seq., 19 U.S.C. 3301 note).

            X (51) 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (Jun 2008) (E.O.’s, proclamations, and statutes administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the Department of the Treasury).

            X (52) 52.225-26, Contractors Performing Private Security Functions Outside the United States (Oct 2016) (Section 862, as amended, of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008; 10 U.S.C. 2302Note).

            __ (53) 52.226-4, Notice of Disaster or Emergency Area Set-Aside (Nov2007) (42 U.S.C. 5150).

            __ (54) 52.226-5, Restrictions on Subcontracting Outside Disaster or Emergency Area (Nov2007) (42 U.S.C. 5150).

            X (55) 52.229-12, Tax on Certain Foreign Procurements (Jun 2020).

            __ (56) 52.232-29, Terms for Financing of Purchases of Commercial Items (Feb 2002) (41 U.S.C. 4505, 10 U.S.C. 2307(f)).

            __ (57) 52.232-30, Installment Payments for Commercial Items (Jan 2017) (41 U.S.C. 4505, 10 U.S.C. 2307(f)).

            __ (58) 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-System for Award Management (Oct2018) (31 U.S.C. 3332).

            __ (59) 52.232-34, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-Other than System for Award Management (Jul 2013) (31 U.S.C. 3332).

            __ (60) 52.232-36, Payment by Third Party (May 2014) (31 U.S.C. 3332).

            __ (61) 52.239-1, Privacy or Security Safeguards (Aug 1996) (5 U.S.C. 552a).

            __ (62) 52.242-5, Payments to Small Business Subcontractors (Jan 2017) (15 U.S.C. 637(d)(13)).

          __ (63) (i) 52.247-64, Preference for Privately Owned U.S.-Flag Commercial Vessels (Feb 2006) (46 U.S.C. Appx. 1241(b) and 10 U.S.C. 2631).

                  __ (ii) Alternate I (Apr 2003) of 52.247-64.

                  __ (iii) Alternate II (Feb 2006) of 52.247-64.

      (c) The Contractor shall comply with the FAR clauses in this paragraph (c), applicable to commercial services, that the Contracting Officer has indicated as being incorporated in this contract by reference to implement provisions of law or Executive orders applicable to acquisitions of commercial items:

     [Contracting Officer check as appropriate.]

            __ (1) 52.222-41, Service Contract Labor Standards (Aug 2018) (41 U.S.C. chapter67).

            __ (2) 52.222-42, Statement of Equivalent Rates for Federal Hires (May 2014) (29 U.S.C. 206 and 41 U.S.C. chapter 67).

            __ (3) 52.222-43, Fair Labor Standards Act and Service Contract Labor Standards-Price Adjustment (Multiple Year and Option Contracts) (Aug 2018) (29 U.S.C. 206 and 41 U.S.C. chapter 67).

            __ (4) 52.222-44, Fair Labor Standards Act and Service Contract Labor Standards-Price Adjustment (May 2014) ( 29U.S.C.206 and 41 U.S.C. chapter 67).

            __ (5) 52.222-51, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Labor Standards to Contracts for Maintenance, Calibration, or Repair of Certain Equipment-Requirements (May 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 67).

            __ (6) 52.222-53, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Labor Standards to Contracts for Certain Services-Requirements (May 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 67).

            __ (7) 52.222-55, Minimum Wages Under Executive Order 13658 (Nov 2020).

            __ (8) 52.222-62, Paid Sick Leave Under Executive Order 13706 (Jan 2017) (E.O. 13706).

            __ (9) 52.226-6, Promoting Excess Food Donation to Nonprofit Organizations (Jun 2020) (42 U.S.C. 1792).

      (d) Comptroller General Examination of Record. The Contractor shall comply with the provisions of this paragraph (d) if this contract was awarded using other than sealed bid, is in excess of the simplified acquisition threshold, as defined in FAR 2.101, on the date of award of this contract, and does not contain the clause at 52.215-2, Audit and Records-Negotiation.

           (1) The Comptroller General of the United States, or an authorized representative of the Comptroller General, shall have access to and right to examine any of the Contractor’s directly pertinent records involving transactions related to this contract.

           (2) The Contractor shall make available at its offices at all reasonable times the records, materials, and other evidence for examination, audit, or reproduction, until 3 years after final payment under this contract or for any shorter period specified in FAR subpart 4.7, Contractor Records Retention, of the other clauses of this contract. If this contract is completely or partially terminated, the records relating to the work terminated shall be made available for 3 years after any resulting final termination settlement. Records relating to appeals under the disputes clause or to litigation or the settlement of claims arising under or relating to this contract shall be made available until such appeals, litigation, or claims are finally resolved.

           (3) As used in this clause, records include books, documents, accounting procedures and practices, and other data, regardless of type and regardless of form. This does not require the Contractor to create or maintain any record that the Contractor does not maintain in the ordinary course of business or pursuant to a provision of law.

      (e) (1) Notwithstanding the requirements of the clauses in paragraphs (a), (b), (c), and (d) of this clause, the Contractor is not required to flow down any FAR clause, other than those in this paragraph (e)(1) in a subcontract for commercial items. Unless otherwise indicated below, the extent of the flow down shall be as required by the clause-

                (i) 52.203-13, Contractor Code of Business Ethics and Conduct (Jun 2020) (41 U.S.C. 3509).

                (ii) 52.203-19, Prohibition on Requiring Certain Internal Confidentiality Agreements or Statements (Jan 2017) (section 743 of Division E, Title VII, of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015 (Pub. L. 113-235) and its successor provisions in subsequent appropriations acts (and as extended in continuing resolutions)).

                (iii) 52.204-23, Prohibition on Contracting for Hardware, Software, and Services Developed or Provided by Kaspersky Lab and Other Covered Entities (Jul 2018) (Section 1634 of Pub. L. 115-91).

                (iv) 52.204-25, Prohibition on Contracting for Certain Telecommunications and Video Surveillance Services or Equipment. (Aug 2020) (Section 889(a)(1)(A) of Pub. L. 115-232).

                (v) 52.219-8, Utilization of Small Business Concerns (Oct 2018) (15 U.S.C. 637(d)(2) and (3)), in all subcontracts that offer further subcontracting opportunities. If the subcontract (except subcontracts to small business concerns) exceeds the applicable threshold specified in FAR 19.702(a) on the date of subcontract award, the subcontractor must include 52.219-8 in lower tier subcontracts that offer subcontracting opportunities.

                (vi) 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (Apr 2015).

                (vii) 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (Sep 2015) (E.O.11246).

                (viii) 52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans (Jun 2020) (38 U.S.C. 4212).

                (ix) 52.222-36, Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities (Jun 2020) (29 U.S.C. 793).

                (x) 52.222-37, Employment Reports on Veterans (Jun 2020) (38 U.S.C. 4212).

                (xi) 52.222-40, Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act (Dec 2010) (E.O. 13496). Flow down required in accordance with paragraph (f) of FAR clause 52.222-40.

                (xii) 52.222-41, Service Contract Labor Standards (Aug 2018) (41 U.S.C. chapter 67).

                (xiii) (A) 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (Oct 2020) (22 U.S.C. chapter 78 and E.O 13627).

                     (B) Alternate I (Mar 2015) of 52.222-50 (22 U.S.C. chapter 78 and E.O. 13627).

                (xiv) 52.222-51, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Labor Standards to Contracts for Maintenance, Calibration, or Repair of Certain Equipment-Requirements (May2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 67).

                (xv) 52.222-53, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Labor Standards to Contracts for Certain Services-Requirements (May 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 67).

                (xvi) 52.222-54, Employment Eligibility Verification (Oct 2015) (E.O. 12989).

                (xvii) 52.222-55, Minimum Wages Under Executive Order 13658 (Nov 2020).

                (xviii) 52.222-62, Paid Sick Leave Under Executive Order 13706 (Jan 2017) (E.O. 13706).

                (xix) (A) 52.224-3, Privacy Training (Jan 2017) (5 U.S.C. 552a).

                     (B) Alternate I (Jan 2017) of 52.224-3.

                (xx) 52.225-26, Contractors Performing Private Security Functions Outside the United States (Oct 2016) (Section 862, as amended, of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008; 10 U.S.C. 2302 Note).

                (xxi) 52.226-6, Promoting Excess Food Donation to Nonprofit Organizations (Jun 2020) (42 U.S.C. 1792). Flow down required in accordance with paragraph (e) of FAR clause 52.226-6.

                (xxii) 52.247-64, Preference for Privately Owned U.S.-Flag Commercial Vessels (Feb 2006) (46 U.S.C. Appx. 1241(b) and 10 U.S.C. 2631). Flow down required in accordance with paragraph (d) of FAR clause 52.247-64.

           (2) While not required, the Contractor may include in its subcontracts for commercial items a minimal number of additional clauses necessary to satisfy its contractual obligations.

(End of clause)

52.204-24, Representation Regarding Certain Telecommunications and Video Surveillance Services or Equipment (Oct 2020)

The Offeror shall not complete the representation at paragraph (d)(1) of this provision if the Offeror has represented that it "does not provide covered telecommunications equipment or services as a part of its offered products or services to the Government in the performance of any contract, subcontract, or other contractual instrument" in paragraph (c)(1) in the provision at 52.204-26, Covered Telecommunications Equipment or Services—Representation, or in paragraph (v)(2)(i) of the provision at 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items. The Offeror shall not complete the representation in paragraph (d)(2) of this provision if the Offeror has represented that it "does not use covered telecommunications equipment or services, or any equipment, system, or service that uses covered telecommunications equipment or services" in paragraph (c)(2) of the provision at 52.204-26, or in paragraph (v)(2)(ii) of the provision at 52.212-3.

      (a) Definitions. As used in this provision—

      Backhaul, covered telecommunications equipment or services, critical technology, interconnection arrangements, reasonable inquiry, roaming, and substantial or essential component have the meanings provided in the clause 52.204-25, Prohibition on Contracting for Certain Telecommunications and Video Surveillance Services or Equipment.

      (b) Prohibition.

(1) Section 889(a)(1)(A) of the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (Pub. L. 115-232) prohibits the head of an executive agency on or after August 13, 2019, from procuring or obtaining, or extending or renewing a contract to procure or obtain, any equipment, system, or service that uses covered telecommunications equipment or services as a substantial or essential component of any system, or as critical technology as part of any system. Nothing in the prohibition shall be construed to—

                (i) Prohibit the head of an executive agency from procuring with an entity to provide a service that connects to the facilities of a third-party, such as backhaul, roaming, or interconnection arrangements; or

                (ii) Cover telecommunications equipment that cannot route or redirect user data traffic or cannot permit visibility into any user data or packets that such equipment transmits or otherwise handles.

           (2) Section 889(a)(1)(B) of the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (Pub. L. 115-232) prohibits the head of an executive agency on or after August 13, 2020, from entering into a contract or extending or renewing a contract with an entity that uses any equipment, system, or service that uses covered telecommunications equipment or services as a substantial or essential component of any system, or as critical technology as part of any system. This prohibition applies to the use of covered telecommunications equipment or services, regardless of whether that use is in performance of work under a Federal contract. Nothing in the prohibition shall be construed to—

                (i) Prohibit the head of an executive agency from procuring with an entity to provide a service that connects to the facilities of a third-party, such as backhaul, roaming, or interconnection arrangements; or

                (ii) Cover telecommunications equipment that cannot route or redirect user data traffic or cannot permit visibility into any user data or packets that such equipment transmits or otherwise handles.

      (c) Procedures. The Offeror shall review the list of excluded parties in the System for Award Management (SAM) (https://www.sam.gov) for entities excluded from receiving federal awards for "covered telecommunications equipment or services".

      (d) Representation. The Offeror represents that—

           (1) It will, will not provide covered telecommunications equipment or services to the Government in the performance of any contract, subcontract or other contractual instrument resulting from this solicitation. The Offeror shall provide the additional disclosure information required at paragraph (e)(1) of this section if the Offeror responds "will" in paragraph (d)(1) of this section; and

           (2) After conducting a reasonable inquiry, for purposes of this representation, the Offeror represents that—

          It does, does not use covered telecommunications equipment or services, or use any equipment, system, or service that uses covered telecommunications equipment or services. The Offeror shall provide the additional disclosure information required at paragraph (e)(2) of this section if the Offeror responds "does" in paragraph (d)(2) of this section.

      (e) Disclosures.

(1) Disclosure for the representation in paragraph (d)(1) of this provision. If the Offeror has responded "will" in the representation in paragraph (d)(1) of this provision, the Offeror shall provide the following information as part of the offer:

                (i) For covered equipment—

                     (A) The entity that produced the covered telecommunications equipment (include entity name, unique entity identifier, CAGE code, and whether the entity was the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) or a distributor, if known);

                     (B) A description of all covered telecommunications equipment offered (include brand; model number, such as OEM number, manufacturer part number, or wholesaler number; and item description, as applicable); and

                     (C) Explanation of the proposed use of covered telecommunications equipment and any factors relevant to determining if such use would be permissible under the prohibition in paragraph (b)(1) of this provision.

                (ii) For covered services—

                     (A) If the service is related to item maintenance: A description of all covered telecommunications services offered (include on the item being maintained: Brand; model number, such as OEM number, manufacturer part number, or wholesaler number; and item description, as applicable); or

                     (B) If not associated with maintenance, the Product Service Code (PSC) of the service being provided; and explanation of the proposed use of covered telecommunications services and any factors relevant to determining if such use would be permissible under the prohibition in paragraph (b)(1) of this provision.

           (2) Disclosure for the representation in paragraph (d)(2) of this provision. If the Offeror has responded "does" in the representation in paragraph (d)(2) of this provision, the Offeror shall provide the following information as part of the offer:

                (i) For covered equipment—

                     (A) The entity that produced the covered telecommunications equipment (include entity name, unique entity identifier, CAGE code, and whether the entity was the OEM or a distributor, if known);

                     (B) A description of all covered telecommunications equipment offered (include brand; model number, such as OEM number, manufacturer part number, or wholesaler number; and item description, as applicable); and

                     (C) Explanation of the proposed use of covered telecommunications equipment and any factors relevant to determining if such use would be permissible under the prohibition in paragraph (b)(2) of this provision.

                (ii) For covered services—

                     (A) If the service is related to item maintenance: A description of all covered telecommunications services offered (include on the item being maintained: Brand; model number, such as OEM number, manufacturer part number, or wholesaler number; and item description, as applicable); or

                     (B) If not associated with maintenance, the PSC of the service being provided; and explanation of the proposed use of covered telecommunications services and any factors relevant to determining if such use would be permissible under the prohibition in paragraph (b)(2) of this provision.

(End of provision)

52.204-26 Covered Telecommunications Equipment or Services-Representation (Oct 2020)

      (a) Definitions. As used in this provision, "covered telecommunications equipment or services" and "reasonable inquiry" have the meaning provided in the clause 52.204-25, Prohibition on Contracting for Certain Telecommunications and Video Surveillance Services or Equipment.

      (b) Procedures. The Offeror shall review the list of excluded parties in the System for Award Management (SAM) (https://www.sam.gov) for entities excluded from receiving federal awards for "covered telecommunications equipment or services".

      (c) (1) Representation. The Offeror represents that it does, does not provide covered telecommunications equipment or services as a part of its offered products or services to the Government in the performance of any contract, subcontract, or other contractual instrument.

           (2) After conducting a reasonable inquiry for purposes of this representation, the offeror represents that it does, does not use covered telecommunications equipment or services, or any equipment, system, or service that uses covered telecommunications equipment or services.

(End of provision)

In accordance with FAR 52.252-1 and FAR 52.252-2, the following solicitation clauses and provisions are incorporated by reference, available at www.acquisition.gov/far/:

52.202-1 Definitions

52.203-3 Gratuities

52.204-7 System for Award Management

52.204-13 System for Award Management Maintenance

52.204-19 Incorporation by Reference of Representations and Certifications

52.207-6 Solicitation of Offers from Small Business Concerns and Small Business Teaming Arrangements or Joint Ventures (Multiple-Award Contracts)

52.216-27 Single or Multiple Awards

  52.225-25 Prohibition on Contracting With Entities Engaging in Certain Activities or Transactions      Relating to Iran—Representation and Certifications (Jun 2020)

  52.253-1 Computer Generated Forms

52.225-6 - Trade Agreements Certificate (May 2014)

  1. The offeror certifies that each end product, except those listed in paragraph (b) of this provision is a U.S.-made or designated country end product, as defined in the clause of this solicitation entitled “Trade Agreements.”

  1. The offeror shall list as other end products those supplies that are not U.S.-made or designated country end products.

Other End Products

Line Item No.

Country of Origin:

[List as necessary]

  1. The Government will evaluate offers in accordance with the policies and procedures of Part 25 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation. For line items covered by the WTO GPA, the Government will evaluate offers of U.S.-made or designated country end products without regard to the restrictions of the Buy American statute. The Government will consider for award only offers of U.S.-made or designated country end products unless the Contracting Officer determines that there are no offers for such products or that the offers for those products are insufficient to fulfill the requirements of this solicitation.

(End of Provision)

52.226-3 – Disaster or Emergency Area Representation. (Nov 2007) In addition to certification of FAR Provision 52.226-3, Offerors shall submit the following:

  1. An offeror is considered to be residing or primarily doing business in the set-aside area if, during the last twelve months—

    1. The offeror had its main operating office in the area (offeror shall present a copy of a

current main operating office building ownership/lease documentation as supporting evidence and evidence of domestic registration with the office of the California Secretary of State); and

    1. That office generated at least half of the offeror's gross revenues and employed at

least half of the offeror's permanent employees (offeror shall present supporting documents showing the offeror’s gross revenues during the past 12 months, including previous IRS tax year records, as supporting evidence and supporting documents demonstrating that its main operating office in the set- aside area employed at least half of the offeror’s permanent employees).

If the offeror does not meet the criteria in paragraph (c) of this provision, offerors shall provide at least:

  1. Physical location(s) of the offeror's permanent office(s) and date any office in the set-aside area(s) was established; (offeror shall present a copy of a current operating office building ownership/lease documentation as supporting evidence of any permanent office(s) and any office(s) in the set-aside area)
  2. Current state licenses;
  3. Other evidence that establishes the offeror resides or primarily does business in the set-aside area. (Including, at least, evidence of domestic registration with the office of the California Secretary of State).

(End of provision)

52.226-4 – Notice of Disaster or Emergency Area Set-Aside (Nov 2007)

    1. Set-aside area. Offers are solicited only from businesses residing or primarily doing business within the state of California. Offers received from other businesses shall not be considered.
    2. This set-aside is in addition to any small business set-aside contained in this contract.

(End of provision)

52.226-5 – Restrictions on Subcontracting Outside Disaster or Emergency Area.

Restrictions on Subcontracting Outside Disaster or Emergency Area (Nov 2007)

  1. Definitions. The definitions of the following terms used in this clause are found in the Small Business Administration regulations at 13 CFR 125.6(e): cost of the contract, cost of contract performance incurred for personnel, cost of manufacturing, cost of materials, personnel, and subcontracting.

  1. The Contractor agrees that in performance of the contract in the case of a contract for—

    1. Supplies (other than procurement from a non-manufacturer of such supplies). The Contractor or employees of other businesses residing or primarily doing business in the set-aside area shall perform work for at least 50 percent of the cost of manufacturing the supplies, not including the cost of materials.

(End of clause)

Invoices:

Invoices will be paid NET 15 days or sooner after receipt form the Contractor of a proper


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