48 CFR § 52.242-5 - Payments to Small Business Subcontractors.
As prescribed in 42.1504, insert the following clause:
(a) Definitions. As used in this clause -
Reduced payment means a payment that is for less than the amount agreed upon in a subcontract in accordance with its terms and conditions, for supplies and services for which the Government has paid the prime contractor.
(b) Notice. The Contractor shall notify the Contracting Officer, in writing, not later than 14 days after -
(2) The Contractor -
(ii) Failed to make a payment, which is now untimely.
(c) Content of notice. The Contractor shall include the reason(s) for making the reduced or untimely payment in any notice required under paragraph (b) of this clause.