Acquisition Letters (ALs) are issued under the authorities of the Senior Procurement Executives of DOE and NNSA. ALs are intended for use by procurement professionals of DOE and NNSA, primarily Contracting Officers, and other officials involved in the acquisition process. Only DOE and NNSA Contracting Officers make definitive interpretations of how ALs affect DOE and NNSA contracts and related procedures. ALs are effective upon issuance and until rescinded.

Post CARES ACT Paid Leave Costs

AL 2021-07


What is the purpose of this AL?

The purpose of the AL is to provide guidance to DOE/NNSA COs regarding the allowability of paid leave costs, including those defined in Section 3610 of the CARES Act, after September 30, 2021 (the date agencies may use Section 3610 as the authority for recognizing the costs Section 3610 covers as allowable).