DATE: November 30, 2021
Class Deviation to the Federal Acquisition Regulation Regarding Exceptions to the Limitations on Subcontracting Requirements for Small Business Concerns under FAR Part 19
TO: HCAs/Procurement Directors/Contracting Officers FROM: Director Contract and Financial Assistance Policy Division Office of Policy Office of Acquisition Management
The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council (CAAC) issued CAAC Letter 2021-02 on August 13, 2021, authorizing agencies to issue class deviations implementing SBA’s rule at 13 CFR 125.6 to implement exclusions to FAR Clause 52.219-14, Limitations of Subcontracting.
The DOE class deviation and CAAC Letter 2021-02 with the FAR Deviation Text are attached.
Questions concerning this policy flash should be directed to the Contract and Financial Assistance Policy Division at DOE_oapmpolicy@hq.doe.gov.