48 CFR § 52.214-16 - Minimum Bid Acceptance Period.
As prescribed in 14.201-6(j), insert the following provision in invitations for bids, except for construction, if the contracting officer determines that a minimum acceptance period must be specified:
(a)Acceptance period, as used in this provision, means the number of calendar days available to the Government for awarding a contract from the date specified in this solicitation for receipt of bids.
(b) This provision supersedes any language pertaining to the acceptance period that may appear elsewhere in this solicitation.
(c) The Government requires a minimum acceptance period of __ calendar days [the Contracting Officer shall insert the number of days].
(e) A bid allowing less than the Government's minimum acceptance period will be rejected.
(f) The bidder agrees to execute all that it has undertaken to do, in compliance with its bid, if that bid is accepted in writing within (1) the acceptance period stated in paragraph (c) above or (2) any longer acceptance period stated in paragraph (d) above.