48 CFR § 46.316 - Responsibility for supplies.

46.316 Responsibility for supplies.

The contracting officer shall insert the clause at 52.246–16, Responsibility for Supplies, in solicitations and contracts for (a) supplies, (b) services involving the furnishing of supplies, or (c) research and development, when a fixed-price contract is contemplated and the contract amount is expected to exceed the simplified acquisition threshold. The contracting officer may insert the clause in such solicitations and contracts when the contract amount is not expected to exceed the simplified acquisition threshold and inclusion of the clause is authorized under agency procedures.

[48 FR 42415, Sept. 19, 1983, as amended at 60 FR 34760, July 3, 1995]