The Bureau of Engraving and Printing Retirement Training
Department of the Treasury, Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) | Published January 11, 2016 - Deadline January 25, 2016
(1) The Comptroller General of the United States, or an authorized representative of the Comptroller General, shall have
access to the right to examine any of the Contractor's directly pertinent records involving transactions related to this contract.
(2) The Contractor shall make available at its offices at all reasonable times, the records, materials, and other evidence for
examination, audit, or reproduction, until 3 years after final payment under this contract or for any shorter period specified in
FAR Subpart 4.7, Contractor Records Retention, of the other clauses of this contract. If this contract is completely or partially
terminated, the records relating to the work terminated shall be made available for 3 years after any resulting final
termination settlement. Records relating to appeals under the disputes clause or to litigation or the settlement of claims
arising under or relating to this contract shall be made available until such appeals, litigation, or claims are finally resolved.
(3) As used in this clause, records include books, documents, accounting procedures and practices, and other data, regardless
of form. This does not require the Contractor to create or maintain any record that the Contractor does not maintain in the
ordinary course of business or pursuant to a provision of law.
(b)(1) Notwithstanding the requirements of any other clause in this contract, the Contractor is not required to flow down any
FAR clause, other than those in this paragraph (b)(i) in a subcontract for commercial items. Unless otherwise indicated
below, the extent of the flow down shall be as required by the clause-
(i) 52.203-13, Contractor Code of Business Ethics and Conduct (Apr 2010) (Pub. L. 110-252, Title VI, Chapter 1 (41 U.S.C.
(ii) 52.219-8, Utilization of Small Business Concerns (Dec 2010) (15 U.S.C. 637(d)(2) and (3)), in all subcontracts that offer
further subcontracting opportunities. If the subcontract (except subcontracts to small business concerns) exceeds $650,000
($1.5 million for construction of any public facility), the subcontractor must include 52.219-8 in lower tier subcontracts that
offer subcontracting opportunities.
(iii) 52.222-17, Nondisplacement of Qualified Workers (JAN 2013) (E.O. 13495). Flow down required in accordance with
paragraph (1) of FAR clause 52.222-17.
(iv) 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (MAR 2007) (E.O. 11246).
(v) 52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Veterans (Sep 2010) (38 U.S.C. 4212).
(vi) 52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities (Oct 2010) (29 U.S.C. 793).
(vii) 52.222-40, Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act (Dec 2010) (E.O. 13496). Flow
down required in accordance with paragraph (f) of FAR clause 52.222-40.
(viii) 52.222-41, Service Contract Act of 1965 (Nov 2007) (41 U.S.C. 351, et seq.).
(ix) 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (FEB 2009) (22 U.S.C. 7104(g)).
Alternate I (AUG 2007) of 52.222-50 (22 U.S.C. 7104(g)).
(x) 52.222-51, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Act to Contracts for Maintenance, Calibration, or Repair
of Certain Equipment--Requirements (Nov 2007) (41 U.S.C. 351, et seq.).
(xi) 52.222-53, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Act to Contracts for Certain Services--Requirements
(FEB 2009) (41 U.S.C. 351, et seq.).
(xii) 52.222-54, Employment Eligibility Verification (JUL 2012).
(xiii) 52.226-6, Promoting Excess Food Donation to Nonprofit Organizations. (MAR 2009) (Pub. L. 110-247). Flow down
required in accordance with paragraph (e) of FAR clause 52.226-6.
(xiv) 52.247-64, Preference for Privately Owned U.S.-Flag Commercial Vessels (FEB 2006) (46 U.S.C. Appx 1241(b) and
10 U.S.C. 2631). Flow down required in accordance with paragraph (d) of FAR clause 52.247-64.
(2) While not required, the contractor May include in its subcontracts for commercial items a minimal number of additional
clauses necessary to satisfy its contractual obligations.
(End of clause)
52.217-9 52.217-9 Option to Extend the Term of the Contract (MAR 2000)
(a) The Government may extend the term of this contract by written notice to the Contractor within 30 days of contract
expiration date; provided that the Government gives the Contractor a preliminary written notice of its intent to extend at least
30 days before the contract expires. The preliminary notice does not commit the Government to an extension.
(b) If the Government exercises this option, the extended contract shall be considered to include this option clause.
(c) The total duration of this contract, including the exercise of any options under this clause, shall not exceed Sixty-six (66) .
(End of clause)
The provision at 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors -- Commercial, applies to this acquisition.
Offerors shall include a completed copy of the provision at 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications -- Commercial Items, with its offer.
The clause at 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions -- Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition.
Offerors are responsible for submitting signed and dated proposals; any modifications, revisions or withdrawals thereto; and, acknowledgement of any solicitation amendments to the Government contracting office designated in the solicitation by the time specified in the solicitation at or before the exact time specified in this solicitation. Offerors must submit any questions regarding this solicitation in writing to the Contract Specialist. Questions must be received by the Contract Specialist in adequate time to allow a written response prior to the quote due date. No remarks or written responses to questions by Government personnel shall change or qualify any of the terms or conditions of this RFQ. The solicitation can only be changed by a formal written amendment issued by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, Office of Acquisition, 14th & C Streets, SW, Washington, DC 20228. Questions concerning this RFQ may be emailed to Michelle.Duncan@bep.gov.