Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration | Published February 4, 2016 - Deadline February 8, 2016
FedRAMP Requirements: Private sector solutions will be hosted by a Joint Authorization Board (JAB) approved Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Cloud Service Provider (CSP) (http://cloud.cio.gov/fedramp/cloud-systems) and shall follow the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) requirements. The Cloud Service Provider shall adhere to the following in addition to the FedRAMP requirements: Identity and entitlement access management shall be done through Federated Identity; SSI and PII shall be encrypted in storage and in transit as it is dispersed across the cloud; Sanitization of all TSA data shall be done as necessary at the IaaS, PaaS or SaaS levels; Cloud bursting shall not occur; TSA data shall be logically separated from other cloud tenants; All system administrators shall be U.S. citizens; TSA data shall not leave the United States; The cloud internet connection shall be behind a commercial Trusted Internet Connection that has EINSTEIN 3 Accelerated (E3A) capabilities deployed. These include but are not limited to the analysis of network flow records, detecting and alerting to known or suspected cyber threats, intrusion prevention capabilities and under the direction of DHS detecting and blocking known or suspected cyber threats using indicators. The E3A capability shall use the Domain Name Server Sinkholing capability and Email filtering capability allowing scans to occur destined for .gov networks for malicious attachments, Uniform Resource Locators and other forms of malware before being delivered to .gov end-users.G.2. Private Sector System Requirements: TSA shall conduct audits at any time on the private sector systems, and the system shall be entered into the TSA FISMA Inventory as a system of record using the Control Implementation Summary (CIS) provided by the Cloud Service Provider. Security artifacts shall be created and maintained in the DHS Information Assurance Compliance Tool (IACS). The private sector systems are required to go through the Security Authorization Process and the Risk Management Framework in accordance the Federal Information Systems Management Act and NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 1. The cloud internet connection shall be behind a commercial Trusted Internet Connection that has EINSTEIN 3 Accelerated (E3A) deployed. Security event logs and application logs shall be sent to the TSA SOC. Incidents as defined in the TSA Information Assurance 1400.3 Management Directive and Handbook shall be reported to the TSA SPOC 1-800-253-8571. DHS Information Security Vulnerability Management Alerts and Bulletins shall be patched within the required time frames as dictated by DHS.
H. Information Assurance Policy H.1. All services, hardware and/or software provided under this task order must be compliant with DHS 4300A DHS Sensitive System Policy Directive, DHS 4300A Sensitive Systems Handbook., TSA MD 1400.3 Information Technology Security Policy, TSA Information Assurance Handbook and Technical Standards.H.2. The Contractor solution shall follow all current versions of TSA and DHS policies, procedures, guidelines, and standards, which will be provided by the Contracting Officer, including but not limited to:• DHS Sensitive Systems Policy Directive (PD) 4300A• DHS 4300A Sensitive Systems Handbook• DHS National Security Systems Policy Directive (PD) 4300B• DHS 4300B National Security Systems Handbook· • TSA MD 1400.3 Information Technology Security• TSA Information Assurance Handbook • TSA Technical Standards• DHS IT Security Architecture Guidance Volumes 1, 2 and 3• DHS/TSA Systems Engineering Lifecycle (SELC)• DHS Performance Plan (current fiscal year)• DHS Ongoing Authorization Methodology (current version)• OMB M-10-28, M-14-03H.3. Authorized use of TSA IT systems and resources shall be in accordance with the TSA Information Assurance Handbook.H.4. The contractor shall complete TSA Form 251 and TSA Form 251-1 for sensitive or accountable property. The contractor shall email the completed forms to TSA-Property@dhs.gov and include a hard copy with the shipment.
I. Data Stored/Processed at Contractor SiteI.1. Unless otherwise directed by TSA, any storage of data must be contained within the resources allocated by the Contractor to support TSA and may not be on systems that are shared with other commercial or government clients.
J. Remote Access J.1. The Contractor remote access connection to TSA networks shall be considered a privileged arrangement for both Contractor and the Government to conduct sanctioned TSA business. Therefore, remote access rights must be expressly granted, in writing, by the TSA Information Assurance and Cyber Security Division (IAD).J.2. The Contractor remote access connection to TSA networks may be terminated for unauthorized use, at the sole discretion of TSA. J.3. The Contractor must use his or her federal issued personal identifiable verification (PIV) badge to access TSA resources to include IT applications and physical facility.
K. Interconnection Security Agreement If the service being supplied requires a connection to a non-DHS, Contractor system, or DHS system of different sensitivity, the following shall apply:K.1. Interconnections between DHS and non-DHS IT systems shall be established only through controlled interfaces and via approved service providers. The controlled interfaces shall be accredited at the highest security level of information on the network. Connections with other Federal agencies shall be documented based on interagency agreements; memoranda of understanding/agreement, service level agreements or interconnection service agreements.K.2. ISAs shall be reissued every three (3) years or whenever any significant changes have been made to any of the interconnected systems. K.3. ISAs shall be reviewed and updated as needed as a part of the annual FISMA self-assessment.
L. SBU Data Privacy and ProtectionL.1. The contractor must satisfy requirements to work with and safeguard Sensitive Security Information (SSI), and Personally Identifiable Information (PII). All support personnel must understand and rigorously follow DHS and TSA requirements, policies, and procedures for safeguarding SSI and PII. Contractor personnel will be required to complete Annual online training for SSI, Informational Security, and TSA Privacy training, which take approximately one hour each.L.2. The Contractor shall be responsible for the security of i) all data that is generated by the contractor on behalf of the TSA, ii) TSA data transmitted by the contractor, and iii) TSA data otherwise stored or processed by the contractor regardless of who owns or controls the underlying systems while that data is under the contractor's control. All TSA data, including but not limited to PII, sensitive security information (SSI), sensitive but unclassified (SBU), and critical infrastructure information (CII), shall be protected according to DHS and TSA security policies and mandates.L.3. TSA will identify IT systems transmitting unclassified/SSI information that will require protection based on a risk assessment. If encryption is required, the following methods are acceptable for encrypting sensitive information: 1. FIPS 197 (Advanced Encryption Standard (AES)) 256 algorithm and cryptographic modules that have been validated under FIPS 140-2. (current version)2. National Security Agency (NSA) Type 2 or Type 1 encryption. (current version)3. Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) (see paragraph 188.8.131.52 of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) 4300A Sensitive Systems Handbook). (current version)L.4. The contractor shall maintain data control according to the TSA security level of the data. Data separation shall include the use of discretionary access control methods, VPN encryption methods, data aggregation controls, data tagging, media marking, backup actions, and data disaster planning and recovery. Contractors handling PII must comply with TSA MD 3700.4, Handling Sensitive Personally Identifiable Information (current version).L.5. Users of TSA IT assets shall adhere to all system security requirements to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, availability, and non-repudiation of information under their control. All users accessing TSA IT assets are expected to actively apply the practices specified in the TSA Information Assurance Handbook and applicable IT Security Technical Standards.L.6. The contractor shall comply with Sensitive Personally Identifiable Information (Sensitive PII) disposition requirements stated in the TSA Information Assurance Handbook, applicable Technical Standards and TSA MD 3700.4, Handling Sensitive Personally Identifiable Information.L.7. The Contractor shall ensure that source code is protected from unauthorized access or dissemination.
M. Disposition of Government ResourcesM.1 At the expiration of the contract, the contractor shall return all TSA information and IT resources provided to the contractor during the contract, and provide a certification that all assets containing or used to process TSA information have been sanitized in accordance with the TSA MD 1400.3, TSA Information Assurance Handbook and Technical Standards. The contractor shall certify in writing that sanitization or destruction has been performed. Sanitization and destruction methods are outlined in the NIST Special Publication 800-88 Guidelines for Media Sanitization, and TSA Technical Standard 046 IT Media Sanitization and Disposition. The contractor shall email signed proof of sanitization to the COTR. In addition, the contractor shall provide a master asset inventory list that reflects all assets, government furnished equipment (GFE) or non-GFE that were used to process TSA information.
N. Special Considerations and Circumstances (if applicable)Security Program PlanN.1 For major agency Information Technology (IT) infrastructure support ranging in the total estimated procurement value (TEPV) of about $100 million or above or per TSA management's request, the contractor may need to provide, implement, and maintain a Security Program Plan (SPP) based on the templates provided by the TSA Information Assurance and Cyber Security Division (IAD). This plan shall describe the processes and procedures that will be followed to ensure the appropriate security of IT resources that are developed, processed, or used under this contract. At a minimum, the contractor's SPP shall address the contractor's compliance with the controls described in NIST SP 800-53 (current version). The security controls contained in the plan shall meet the requirements listed in the TSA Information Assurance Handbook, Technical Standards and the DHS Sensitive Systems Policy Directive and Handbook 4300A (current versions).N.2 The SPP shall be a living document. It will be reviewed and updated semi-annually to address new processes, procedures, technical or federally mandated security controls and other contract changes that affect the security of IT resources under contract.N.3 The SPP shall be submitted within 30 days after contract award. The SPP shall be consistent with and further detail the approach contained in the offeror's proposal or quote that resulted in the award of this contract and in compliance with the requirements stated in this clause. N.4 The SPP, as accepted by the Contracting Officer and Information System Security Officer (ISSO), shall be incorporated into the contract as a compliance document. The Contractor shall comply with the accepted plan. O. Trusted Internet Connection 2.0 Requirements for Managed Trusted Internet Protocol Service Offering (MTIPS)O.1 MTIPS providers shall comply with the FedRAMP TIC 2.0 Overlay requirements in addition to the basic requirements outlined in the DHS Trusted Internet Connections (TIC) Reference Architecture v2.0.
Anticipated POP is from February 12, 2016 through February 11, 2017 with a one year option year.
2.1 Requirement Information
Name of Requiring Offices: TSA-HNL Airport3375 Koapaka St. C-350Attn: Valerie Kaneshiro 808-260-6637Honolulu, HI 968192.2 Pricing Table
The prices shall be detailed in the following pricing table:
CLIN No. Location/ItemMonthly Unit price Annual Price00001 IP data line from HNL Airport 400 Rodgers Blvd, ACC Room- Gate 13 to TSA offsite office located at 3375 Koapaka St., Top Floor Honolulu (3 Mbps connectivity.) 00002 Option Year IP data line from HNL Airport 400 Rodgers Blvd, ACC Room- Gate 13 to TSA offsite office located at 3375 Koapaka St., Top Floor Honolulu (3 Mbps connectivity.) Grand Total $
Firm fixed pricing to include all parts, labor, maintenance, fees, permits, applicable taxes to provide service. TSA is a tax exempt Federal Agency.
3.0Contract Administration Data
3.1 G. 5200.243.001 CONTRACTING OFFICER (CO) (JUL 2015)
The Contracting Officer is the only person authorized to make any changes, approve any changes in the requirements of this contract, issue orders, obligate funds and authorize the expenditure of funds, and notwithstanding any term contained elsewhere in this contract, such authority remains vested solely in the Contracting Officer. (For further information, the Contracting Officer is a federal government employee who is specifically authorized and appointed in writing under specified agency procedures and granted the authority to enter into, administer, and/or terminate contracts and make related determinations and findings.) In the event, the Contractor makes any changes at the direction of any person other than the Contracting Officer, the change will be considered to have been without authority and no adjustment will be made in the contract price to cover any increase in costs incurred as a result thereof. The following Primary Contracting Officer is assigned to this contract. Alternate Contracting Officers may be assigned:
TSA Contracting Officer:
NAME: Peter Larsen PHONE NUMBER: 202-380-8955 EMAIL: Peter.S.Larsen@tsa.dhs.gov
3.2 G.5200.242.003 SUBMISSION OF INVOICES (JUL 2015)
"SUBMISSION OF INVOICES"
(a) Background: The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) partners with the United States Coast Guard Finance Center for financial services in support of TSA operations, including the payment of contractor invoices. Therefore, all contractor invoices must be submitted to, and will be paid by, the U.S. Coast Guard Finance Center (FinCen).
(b) Invoice Submission Method: Invoices may be submitted via facsimile, U.S. Mail, or email. Contractors shall utilize ONLY ONE method per invoice submission. The submission information for each of the methods is as follows in order of preference:
1) Facsimile number is: 757-413-7314
The facsimile number listed above shall be used by contractors for ORIGINAL invoice submission only. If facsimile submission is utilized, contractors shall not submit hard copies of invoices via the U.S. mail. It is the responsibility of the contractor to verify that invoices are received, regardless of the method of submission used. Contractors may inquire regarding the receipt of invoices by contacting the U.S. Coast Guard Finance Center via the methods listed in subparagraph (d) of this clause.
2) United States Coast Guard Finance CenterTSA Commercial InvoicesP.O. Box 4111Chesapeake, VA 23327-4111
(FIN-SMB-TSAInvoices@uscg.mil or www.fincen.uscg.mil)
(c) Invoice Process: Upon receipt of contractor invoices, FinCen will electronically route invoices to the appropriate TSA Contracting Officer's Representative and/or Contracting Officer for review and approval. Upon approval, the TSA will electronically route the invoices back to FinCen. Upon receipt of certified invoices from an Authorized Certifying Official, FinCen will initiate payment of the invoices.
Note for discounts offered:
Discounts on invoices. If desired, the Contractor should offer discounts directly upon the invoice submitted, clearly specifying the terms of the discount. Contractors can structure discounted amounts for payment for any time period less than the usual thirty day payment period specified under Prompt Payment requirements; however the Contractor should not structure terms for payment of net amounts invoiced any sooner than the standard period required under FAR Subpart 32.9 regarding prompt payments for the specified deliverables under contract.
Discounts offered after invoice submission. If the Contractor should wish to offer a discount on a specific invoice after its submission for payment, the Contractor should submit a letter to the Finance Center identifying the specific invoice for which a discount is offered and specify the exact terms of the discount offered and what time period the Government should make payment by in order to receive the discount. The Contractor should clearly indicate the contract number, invoice number and date, and the specific terms of the discount offered. Contractors should not structure terms for net amount payments any sooner than the standard period required under FAR Subpart 32.9 regarding prompt payments for the specified deliverables under contract.
(d) Payment Status: Contractors may inquire on the payment status of an invoice by any of the following means:
(1) Via the internet: https://www.fincen.uscg.milContacting the FinCen Customer Service Section via telephone at 1-800-564-5504 or (757) 523-6940 (Voice Option #1). The hours of operation for the Customer Service line are 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time, Monday through Friday. However, the Customer Service line has a voice-mail feature that is available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.
(2) Via the Payment Inquiry Form: https://www.fincen.uscg.mil/secure/payment.htm
(e) Invoice Elements: Invoices will automatically be rejected if the information required in subparagraph (a)(2) of the Prompt Payment Clause, contained in this Section of the Contract, including EFT banking information, Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN), and DUNS number are not included in the invoice. All invoices must clearly correlate invoiced amounts to the corresponding contract line item number and funding citation. The Contractor shall work with the Government to mutually refine the format, content and method of delivery for all invoice submissions during the performance of the Contract.
(f) Supplemental Invoice Documentation: Contractors shall submit all supplemental invoice documentation (e.g. copies of subcontractor invoices, travel vouchers, etc.) necessary to approve an invoice along with the original invoice. The Contractor invoice must contain the information stated in the Prompt Payment Clause in order to be received and processed by FinCen. Supplemental invoice documentation required for review and approval of invoices may, at the written direction of the Contracting Officer, be submitted directly to either the Contracting Officer, or the Contracting Officer's Representative. Note for "time-and-material" type contracts: The Contractor must submit the following statement with each invoice for labor hours invoiced under a "time-and-materials" type contract, order, or contract line item: "The Contractor hereby certifies in accordance with paragraph (c) of FAR 52.232-7, that each labor hour has been performed by an employee (prime or subcontractor) who meets the contract's specified requirements for the labor category invoiced."
(g) Additional Invoice Preparation Instructions for Software Development and/or Hardware. The Contractor shall clearly include a separate breakdown (by CLIN) for any software development activities (labor costs, subcontractor costs, etc.) in accordance with Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board Statement of Federal Financial Accounting Standards Number 10 (Preliminary design costs, Development costs and post implementation costs) and cite payment terms. The contractor shall provide make and model descriptions as well as serial numbers for purchases of hardware and software (where applicable.)
(h) Frequency of Invoice Submission. Once monthly in arrears.
4.0 TSA SPECIAL CONTRACT REQUIREMENTS
4.1 H.5200.204.002 PERSONNEL ACCESS (JUL 2015)
All Contractor personnel requiring access to TSA facilities, information systems, or information will be subject to the security procedures set forth in this contract.
4.2 H.5200.212.001 COMMERCIAL APPLICABILITY (JUL 2015)This contract 1is/0is not (CO shall select) for commercial item, as defined by FAR 2.1. 4.3 H.5200.224.001 DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION (JUL 2015)
Information furnished by the Contractor under this contract may be subject to disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Therefore, all items that are confidential to business, or contain trade secrets, proprietary, or personally-identifiable information must be clearly marked.
Any information made available to the Contractor by the Government must be used only for the purpose of carrying out the requirements of this contract and must not be divulged or made known in any manner to any person except as may be necessary in the performance of the contract.
In performance of this contract, the Contractor assumes responsibility for protection of the confidentiality of Government records and information and must ensure that all work performed by its Subcontractor(s) shall be under the supervision of the Contractor or the Contractor's employees.(End of clause)
4.4 H.5200.228.001 INSURANCE FOR CONTRACTOR PERFORMANCE AT THE AIRPORT (JUL 2015)The Contractor must have approved insurance on file with Honolulu Airport. The Contractor is required to procure at its own expense, and keep in effect at all times during the term of the HSTS05-16-P-HNL001 the types and amounts of insurance specified. Typically, companies whose work is performed within buildings and terminals are required to have a minimum of liability insurance. Companies who require tools and/or equipment, and airfield access must have a minimum of liability insurance. Air Carrier Operating Permits and Leases will have additional insurance coverage requirements. The actual types and amounts of insurance required will be set on an individual basis by the Honolulu Airport based upon the company's scope of work and airport access required. For further information regarding Insurance Requirements, please contact Valerie Kaneshiro 808-260-6637.4.5 H.5200.237.003 SECURITY REQUIREMENTS FOR CONTRACTOR EMPLOYEES PERFORMING AT OR IN AIRPORT LOCATIONS (DEC 2015)Contractor employees are required to meet all airport security screening requirements which include criminal history, background and fingerprint check. Contractor employees working in this facility will be required to obtain, possess and display a Secure Identification Display Area (SIDA) badge in accordance with the airport's physical and personnel security requirements. The Contractor is responsible for any fees associated with lost badges. For further information regarding Security Requirements, please contact Valerie Kaneshiro 808-260-6637.5.0 TSA SPECIAL CONTRACT PROVISIONS
5.1 L. 5200.233.001 AVAILABILITY OF INTERNAL APPEAL PROCESS PER FAR 33.103 (JUL 2015)
In the event of receipt of the Contracting Officer's final decision of an agency-level protest in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation 33.103, the offeror is hereby advised that an appeal process is available from within the agency. The Assistant Administrator of the Office of Acquisition in the Transportation Security Administration is the independent appeal authority. All appeals must be submitted in writing and signed by a company official who is authorized to commit the company and contain the same elements required in FAR 33.103(d) as well as an explanation of the Contracting Officer's decision (and copy of such decision). Appeals must be sent either in writing or via email to Transportation Security Administration, ATTN: APPEAL OF AGENCY PROTEST, Office of Acquisition, 601 S. 12th Street, Arlington, VA 20598-6025 , or via email to TSAProcurementPolicy@tsa.dhs.gov. The subject line for the email should clearly indicate "APPEAL OF AGENCY PROTEST". (End of provision
6.0 Contract Clauses and Provisions
HSAR 3052.209-70 - Prohibition on contracts with corporate expatriates. (JUN 2006)(a) Prohibitions. Section 835 of the Homeland Security Act, 6 U.S.C. 395, prohibits the Department of Homeland Security from entering into any contract with a foreign incorporated entity which is treated as an inverted domestic corporation as defined in this clause, or with any subsidiary of such an entity. The Secretary shall waive the prohibition with respect to any specific contract if the Secretary determines that the waiver is required in the interest of national security. (b) Definitions. As used in this clause: Expanded Affiliated Group means an affiliated group as defined in section 1504(a) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (without regard to section 1504(b) of such Code), except that section 1504 of such Code shall be applied by substituting `more than 50 percent' for `at least 80 percent' each place it appears. Foreign Incorporated Entity means any entity which is, or but for subsection (b) of section 835 of the Homeland Security Act, 6 U.S.C. 395, would be, treated as a foreign corporation for purposes of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986. Inverted Domestic Corporation. A foreign incorporated entity shall be treated as an inverted domestic corporation if, pursuant to a plan (or a series of related transactions)- (1) The entity completes the direct or indirect acquisition of substantially all of the properties held directly or indirectly by a domestic corporation or substantially all of the properties constituting a trade or business of a domestic partnership; (2) After the acquisition at least 80 percent of the stock (by vote or value) of the entity is held- (i) In the case of an acquisition with respect to a domestic corporation, by former shareholders of the domestic corporation by reason of holding stock in the domestic corporation; or(ii) In the case of an acquisition with respect to a domestic partnership, by former partners of the domestic partnership by reason of holding a capital or profits interest in the domestic partnership; and (3) The expanded affiliated group which after the acquisition includes the entity does not have substantial business activities in the foreign country in which or under the law of which the entity is created or organized when compared to the total business activities of such expanded affiliated group. Person, domestic, and foreign have the meanings given such terms by paragraphs (1), (4), and (5) of section 7701(a) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, respectively. (c) Special rules. The following definitions and special rules shall apply when determining whether a foreign incorporated entity should be treated as an inverted domestic corporation. (1) Certain stock disregarded. For the purpose of treating a foreign incorporated entity as an inverted domestic corporation these shall not be taken into account in determining ownership: (i) Stock held by members of the expanded affiliated group which includes the foreignincorporated entity; or (ii) Stock of such entity which is sold in a public offering related to an acquisition described in section 835(b)(1) of the Homeland Security Act, 6 U.S.C. 395(b)(1). (2) Plan deemed in certain cases. If a foreign incorporated entity acquires directly or indirectly substantially all of the properties of a domestic corporation or partnership during the 4-year period beginning on the date which is 2 years before the ownership requirements of subsection (b)(2) are met, such actions shall be treated as pursuant to a plan. (3) Certain transfers disregarded. The transfer of properties or liabilities (including by contribution or distribution) shall be disregarded if such transfers are part of a plan a principal purpose of which is to avoid the purposes of this section. (d) Special rule for related partnerships. For purposes of applying section 835(b) of the Homeland Security Act, 6 U.S.C. 395(b) to the acquisition of a domestic partnership, except as provided in regulations, all domestic partnerships which are under common control (within the meaning of section 482 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986) shall be treated as a partnership. (e) Treatment of Certain Rights. (1) Certain rights shall be treated as stocks to the extent necessary to reflect the present value of all equitable interests incident to the transaction, as follows: (i) warrants; (ii) options; (iii) contracts to acquire stock; (iv) convertible debt instruments; and (v) others similar interests. (2) Rights labeled as stocks shall not be treated as stocks whenever it is deemed appropriate to do so to reflect the present value of the transaction or to disregard transactions whose recognition would defeat the purpose of Section 835. (f) Disclosure. The offeror under this solicitation represents that [Check one]: __ it is not a foreign incorporated entity that should be treated as an inverted domestic corporation pursuant to the criteria of (HSAR) 48 CFR 3009.108-7001 through 3009.108-7003; __ it is a foreign incorporated entity that should be treated as an inverted domestic corporation pursuant to the criteria of (HSAR) 48 CFR 3009.108-7001 through 3009.108-7003, but it has submitted a request for waiver pursuant to 3009.108-7004, which has not been denied; or __ it is a foreign incorporated entity that should be treated as an inverted domestic corporation pursuant to the criteria of (HSAR) 48 CFR 3009.108-7001 through 3009.108-7003, but it plans to submit a request for waiver pursuant to 3009.108-7004. (g) A copy of the approved waiver, if a waiver has already been granted, or the waiver request, if a waiver has been applied for, shall be attached to the bid or proposal.
HSAR 3052.215-70 KEY PERSONNEL OR FACILITIES (DEC 2003)(a) The personnel or facilities specified below are considered essential to the work being performed under this contract and may, with the consent of the contracting parties, be changed from time to time during the course of the contract by adding or deleting personnel or facilities, as appropriate. (b) Before removing or replacing any of the specified individuals or facilities, the Contractor shall notify the Contracting Officer, in writing, before the change becomes effective. The Contractor shall submit sufficient information to support the proposed action and to enable the Contracting Officer to evaluate the potential impact of the change on this contract. The Contractor shall not remove or replace personnel or facilities until the Contracting Officer approves the change. The Key Personnel or Facilities under this Contract: (specify key personnel or facilities) (End of clause)
HSAR 3052.242-71 Dissemination of contract information. (DEC 2003)
The Contractor shall not publish, permit to be published, or distribute for public consumption, any information, oral or written, concerning the results or conclusions made pursuant to the performance of this contract, without the prior written consent of the Contracting Officer. An electronic or printed copy of any material proposed to be published or distributed shall be submitted to the Contracting Officer. (End of clause)FAR. 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items (FEB 2016)(a) The Contractor shall comply with the following Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) clauses, which are incorporated in this contract by reference, to implement provisions of law or Executive orders applicable to acquisitions of commercial items:(1) 52.209-10, Prohibition on Contracting with Inverted Domestic Corporations (Nov 2015) (2) 52.233-3, Protest After Award (AUG 1996) (31 U.S.C. 3553). (3) 52.233-4, Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim (OCT 2004)(Public Laws 108-77 and 108-78 (19 U.S.C. 3805 note)). (b) The Contractor shall comply with the FAR clauses in this paragraph (b) that the Contracting Officer has indicated as being incorporated in this contract by reference to implement provisions of law or Executive orders applicable to acquisitions of commercial items:_X_ (4) 52.204-10, Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards (Oct 2015) (Pub. L. 109-282) (31 U.S.C. 6101 note). _X_ (8) 52.209-6, Protecting the Government's Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment. (Oct 2015) (31 U.S.C. 6101 note). _X_ (14)(i) 52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside (Nov 2011) (15 U.S.C. 644). _X_ (18) 52.219-13, Notice of Set-Aside of Orders (Nov 2011) (15 U.S.C. 644(r)). _X_ (22) 52.219-28, Post Award Small Business Program Rerepresentation (Jul 2013) (15 U.S.C. 632(a)(2)). _X_ (25) 52.222-3, Convict Labor (June 2003) (E.O. 11755). _X_ (26) 52.222-19, Child Labor-Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (Feb 2016) (E.O. 13126). _X_ (27) 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (Apr 2015). _X_ (28) 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (Apr 2015) (E.O. 11246). _X_ (30) 52.222-36, Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities (Jul 2014) (29 U.S.C. 793). _X_ (33)(i) 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (Mar 2015) (22 U.S.C. chapter 78 and E.O. 13627). _X_ (40) 52.223-18, Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving (AUG 2011) (E.O. 13513). _X_ (42)(i) 52.225-3, Buy American-Free Trade Agreements-Israeli Trade Act (May 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 83, 19 U.S.C. 3301 note, 19 U.S.C. 2112 note, 19 U.S.C. 3805 note, 19 U.S.C. 4001 note, Pub. L. 103-182, 108-77, 108-78, 108-286, 108-302, 109-53, 109-169, 109-283, 110-138, 112-41, 112-42, and 112-43. _X_ (44) 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (June 2008) (E.O.'s, proclamations, and statutes administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the Department of the Treasury). _X_ (50) 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-System for Award Management (Jul 2013) (31 U.S.C. 3332). _X_ (7) 52.222-53, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Labor Standards to Contracts for Certain Services-Requirements (May 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 67). Employee Class Monetary Wage - Fringe BenefitsN/A N/AFAR 52.252-2 Clauses Incorporated by Reference (Feb 1998) This contract incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. Also, the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this/these address(es): www.aquisition.gov/far
FAR 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items (MAY 2015)FAR 52.247-34 F.o.b. Destination. (NOV 1991) FAR 52.252-1 Solicitation Provisions Incorporated by Reference (FEB 1998) This solicitation incorporates one or more solicitation provisions by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. The offeror is cautioned that the listed provisions may include blocks that must be completed by the offeror and submitted with its quotation or offer. In lieu of submitting the full text of those provisions, the offeror may identify the provision by paragraph identifier and provide the appropriate information with its quotation or offer. Also, the full text of a solicitation provision may be accessed electronically at this/these address(es): www.acquisition.gov/farFAR 52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors-Commercial Items (OCT 2015)FAR 52.212-3 Offeror Representations and Certifications. COMMERCIAL ITEMS (NOV 2015)In accordance with FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications, An offeror shall complete only paragraph of this provision if the offeror has completed the annual representations and certifications electronically via http://www.acquisition.gov. If an offeror has not completed the annual representations and certifications electronically at the System for Award Management (SAM) website, the offeror shall complete only paragraphs (c ) through (o) of this provision.
This acquisition is being conducted under FAR Part 13, Simplified Acquisition Procedures. Contractors must be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) prior to award. Registration is free. https://www.SAM.gov.
Questions on Request for Quote (RFQ):
If you have any questions regarding this RFQ, please e-mail the contract specialist at Peter.S.Larsen@tsa.dhs.gov. Peter Larsen 202-380-8955.
Quotation Submittal Instructions:
Due Date: February 8, 2016 3:00 P.M (Pacific Standard Time)Submit to: Peter.S.Larsen@tsa.dhs.gov Submittal Format: Electronic submissions only.8.0 Evaluation Award will be made based on the lowest priced technically acceptable quotation based on the following evaluation criteria.• Price• Technical acceptability