48 CFR 242.302 - Contract administration functions.

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242.302 Contract administration functions.

(a) (7) See 242.7502 for ACO responsibilities with regard to receipt of an audit report identifying significant accounting system or related internal control deficiencies.

(9) For additional contract administration functions related to IR&D/B&P projects performed by major contractors, see 242.771-3(a).

(12) Also perform all payment administration in accordance with any applicable payment clauses.


(A) Do not delegate the responsibility to make payments to the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA).

(B) Follow the procedures at PGI 242.302(a)(13)(B) for designation of payment offices.

(39) See 223.370 for contract administration responsibilities on contracts for ammunition and explosives.

(67) Also support program offices and buying activities in precontractual efforts leading to a solicitation or award.

(S-70) Serve as the single point of contact for all Single Process Initiative (SPI) Management Council activities. The ACO shall negotiate and execute facilitywide class modifications and agreements for SPI processes, when authorized by the affected components.

(S-71) DCMA has responsibility for reviewing earned value management system (EVMS) plans and for verifying initial and continuing contractor compliance with DoD EVMS criteria. The contracting officer shall not retain this function.

(S-72) Ensure implementation of the Synchronized Predeployment and Operational Tracker (SPOT) by the contractor and maintain surveillance over contractor compliance with SPOT business rules available at the Web site provided at PGI 207.105(b)(20)(C)(9) for contracts incorporating the clause at 252.225-7040, Contractor Personnel Supporting U.S. Armed Forces Deployed Outside the United States. See PGI 242.302(a)(S-72) for guidance on assessing contractor's implementation of SPOT.

(S-73) Maintain surveillance over contractor compliance with trafficking in persons requirements for all DoD contracts for services incorporating the clause at FAR 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons, and, when necessary, its Alternate I, as identified in the clause prescription at FAR 22.1705. (See PGI 222.1703.)

(S-74) Approve or disapprove contractor business systems, as identified in the clause at 252.242-7005, Contractor Business Systems.

(S-75) See PGI 242.302(a)(S-75) for guidelines for monitoring contractor costs.

(S-76) Review and audit contractor identification of contractor-approved suppliers for the acquisition of electronic parts, as identified in the clause at 252.246-7008, Sources of Electronic Parts.

(b)(S-70) Issue, negotiate, and execute orders under basic ordering agreements for overhaul, maintenance, and repair.

[ 71 FR 44928, Aug. 8, 2006, as amended at 76 FR 36884, June 23, 2011; 76 FR 71830, Nov. 18, 2011; 77 FR 11365, Feb. 24, 2012; 77 FR 23632, Apr. 20, 2012; 78 FR 13544, Feb. 28, 2013; 79 FR 30471, May 28, 2014; 80 FR 36903, June 26, 2015; 81 FR 50648, Aug. 2, 2016]

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U.S. Code: Title 41 - PUBLIC CONTRACTS

Title 48 published on 02-Jun-2018 05:07

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 48 CFR Part 242 after this date.

  • 2018-04-13; vol. 83 # 72 - Friday, April 13, 2018
    1. 83 FR 15996 - Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Temporary Extension of Test Program for Comprehensive Small Business Subcontracting Plans (DFARS Case 2015-D013)
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      48 CFR Parts 211, 215, 219, 242, and 252