DATE: January 19, 2022

Contracting Officer Responsibilities for the Review of Subcontract Consent Packages, Contractor Purchasing Systems, and Organizational Conflicts of Interest

TO: HCAs/Procurement Directors/Contracting Officers FROM: Director Contract and Financial Assistance Policy Division Office of Policy Office of Acquisition Management

SUMMARY: This Policy Flash 2022-21 amends Policy Flash 2020-40 with the following new information under Subcontract Review and Consent, after paragraph number (4), before that last paragraph:

COs shall independently review subcontractor ownership information using available resources and information. As determined appropriate, for example, such information could include a Dun and Bradstreet family tree report or equivalent.

For DOE questions concerning this policy flash, please email:

For NNSA questions concerning this policy flash, please contact NNSA at (505) 845-4337.