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Performance measurement systems and corporate resources or facilities shall be described (or referenced if already described) where relevant in Sections 2, 3, 4, or 6.
Background information available to prospective offerors
Copies of Department of Education reports or surveys on adult education will be available for inspection in Regional offices and in Room 3661 of Regional Office Building No. 3 at 7th and D Sts. S.W., Washington, D.C. A copy of the questionnaire developed by the government and submitted for clearance by the Office of Management and Budget Service (see Section G below) will also be available for inspection at these sites.
The government will supply a pre-approved questionnaire for the mail universe survey of service providers, along with lists of the mailing addresses of these providers.
(a) Protests, as defined in section 33. 101 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation, that are filed directly with an agency, and copies of any protests that are filed with the General Accounting Office (GAD) or the General Services Administration Board of Contract Appeals (GSBCA), shall be served on the contracting Officer by obtaining written and dated acknowledgement of receipt from the individual specified in block (10) of SF33.
(b) The copy of any protest shall be received in the office designated above on the same day a protest is filed with the GSBCA or within one day of filing a protest with the GAO.
Potential offerors are directed to the security requirements under the clause entitled "Automated Data Processing (ADP) System Security Requirements", ED 307-13. Technical proposals must include a separately detailed plan for meeting these requirments, including any necessary subcontract applicatoins. Submission of these plans shall serve as certifications of the offerors' full intent for compliance.
SMALL BUSINESS AND SMALL DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS
This clause does not apply to small business concerns.
"COMMERCIAL PRODUCT," as used in this clause, means
as used in this clause, means a product in regular production that is sold in substantial quantities to the general public and/or industry at established catalog or market prices. It also means a product which in the opinion of the Contracting Officer, differs only insignificantly from the contractor's commercial product.
"SUBCONTRACT, " as used in this clause, means any agreement
The offeror, upon request by the contracting Officer, shall submit and negotiate a subcontracting plan, where applicable, which addresses separately subcontracting with small business concerns and small disadvantaged business concerns. If the offeror is submitting an individual contract plan, the plan must
separately address subcontracting with small business concerns
The offeror's subcontracting plan shall include the following:
Qoals, expressed in terms of percentages of total planned subcontracting dollars, for the use of small business concerns and small disadvantaged business concerns as subcontractors. The offeror shall include all subcontracts that contribute to contract performance, and may include a proportionate share of products and services that are normally allocated as indirect costs.
A statement of:
Total dollars planned to be subcontractedi
A description of the principal types of supplies and services to be subcontracted, and an identification of the types planned for subcontracting to:
A description of the method used to develop the
A description of the method used to identify potential
A statement as to whether or not the offeror included
small business concerns; and
The name of individual employed by the offeror who will
A description of the efforts the offeror will make to assure
Assurances that the offeror will include the clause on this
Assurances that the offeror will:
Government to determine the extent of compliance by
the offeror with the subcontracting plan,
for Individual Contracts, and/or SF 295, Summary
instructions on the forms, and
Standard Form 294 and 295.
A recitation of the types of records the offeror will
Source lists, guides, and other data that identify
whether small business concerns were solicited
to a small business concern.
Records of any outreach efforts to contact:
(a) trade associations,
Records of internal guidance and encouragement
workshops, seminars, training, etc., and
On a contract-by-contract basis, records to support
In order to effectively implement this plan to the extent consistent with efficient contract performance, the Contractor shall perform the following functions:
Assist small business and small disadvantaged business concerns by arranging solicitations, time for the preparation of bids, quantities, specifications, and delivery schedules so as to facilitate the participation by such concerns. Where the Contractor's lists of potential small business and small disadvantaged subcontractors are excessively long, reasonable effort shall be made to give all such small business concerns an opportunity to compete over a period of time.
Provide adequate and timely consideration of the potentialities of small business and small disadvantaged business concerns in all "make-or-buy" decisions.
Counsel and discuss subcontracting opportunities with representatives of small and small disadvantaged business firms.
A master subcontracting plan on a plant or division-wide basis which contains all the elements required by (d) above, except goals, may be incorporated by reference as a part of the subcontracting plan required of the offeror by this clausei provided,