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Change Number: AFFARS Change 7/1/2022
Effective Date: 07/01/2022

Part 5317 - Special Contracting Methods

AFFARS PART 5317 Knowledge Center

2019 Edition

Revised: 2 May 2022

      Subpart 5317.1 - MULTIYEAR CONTRACTING

           5317.105-1 Uses

           5317.106 Procedures

           5317.106-3 Special Procedures Applicable to DoD, NASA, and the Coast Guard

           5317.170 General

           5317.171 Multiyear Contracts for Services

           5317.172 Multiyear Contracts for Supplies

           5317.173 Multiyear Contracts for Military Family Housing

           5317.174 5317.174 Multiyear Contracts for Electricity from Renewable Energy Sources

      Subpart 5317.2 - OPTIONS

           5317.204 Contracts

           5317.205 Documentation

           5317.207 Exercise of Options

      Subpart 5317.5 - INTERAGENCY ACQUISITIONS

           5317.500 Scope of Subpart

      Subpart 5317.7 - INTERAGENCY ACQUISITIONS: ACQUISITIONS BY NONDEFENSE AGENCIES ON BEHALF OF THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

           5317.703 Policy

           5317.770 Procedures

      Subpart 5317.74 - UNDEFINITIZED CONTRACT ACTIONS

           5317.7402 Exceptions

           5317.7404 Limitations

           5317.7404-1 Authorization

           5317.7404-3 Definitization Schedule

           5317.7404-5 Exceptions

           5317.7405 Plans and Reports

           5317.7406 Contract Clauses

      Subpart 5317.75 - ACQUISITION OF REPLENISHMENT PARTS

           5317.7502 General

           5317.7504 Acquisition of Parts When Data is Not Available

           5317.7505 Limitations on Price Increases

      Subpart 5317.90 - ASSOCIATE CONTRACTOR AGREEMENTS

           5317.9000 Associate Contractor Agreements

Subpart 5317.1 - MULTIYEAR CONTRACTING

5317.105-1 Uses

(b) See MP5301.601-90. Before entering into any multiyear contract, the contracting officer must review current statute and other Congressional language for potential restrictions. For ACAT I programs, submit requests through the PEO for approval. For non-PEO designated programs, submit requests through the SCO to SAF/AQC for approval.

5317.106 Procedures

See the Multiyear Contracting Guide for general guidance on how to use multi-year contracting to acquire supplies and services.

5317.170 General

(a) See MP5301.601-90. For non-PEO designated programs, submit requests through the SCO to SAF/AQC for approval.

(b) See MP5301.601-90. For non-PEO designated programs, submit requests through the SCO to SAF/AQC for approval.

(d)(4) The contracting officer must provide the congressional notification described in DFARS 217.170(d)(1), using the 1279 format in MP5305.303 , to SAF/AQC 40 days before the planned contract award date, with an information copy to SAF/FMBL , SAF/LLP , and the SCO. SAF/AQC will notify the DoD offices listed in DFARS 217.170(d)(4). This congressional notification does not fulfill the requirement to announce contract awards in accordance with FAR 5.3, as supplemented.

5317.171 Multiyear Contracts for Services

(c) See MP5301.601-90. For ACAT I programs, submit determinations through the PEO for approval. For non-PEO designated programs, submit determinations through the SCO to SAF/AQC for approval.

5317.173 Multiyear Contracts for Military Family Housing

See MP5301.601-90.

Subpart 5317.2 - OPTIONS

5317.204 Contracts

(e) Unless otherwise restricted by statute or DFARS 217.204(e)(i)-(iii), the written Acquisition Plan (AP), Acquisition Strategy Panel (ASP), or Life Cycle Sustainment Plan (LCSP) approval authority has the authority to approve contract periods in excess of the limitations specified in FAR 17.204(e). If an AP/ASP/LCSP is not required, the contracting officer has the authority to approve such extended contract periods. This approval is not required if the total contract period, including options and modifications, exceeds the limitations specified in FAR 17.204(e) solely due to the inclusion of FAR Clause 52.217-8, "Option to Extend Services", at an amount specified in or reasonably determinable from the terms of the contract.

(e)(i)(B) Unless otherwise restricted by statute, the written AP, ASP, or LCSP approval authority has the authority to approve extensions of the ordering period of a task order or delivery order contract (including a contract for information technology) awarded pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 2304a for one or more successive periods as provided in DFARS 217.204(e)(i)(B). If an AP/ASP/LCSP is not required, the contracting officer has the authority to approve such extensions.

(e)(i)(C) See MP5301.601-90 Head of Agency (HoA), Senior Procurement Executive (SPE), Service Acquisition Executive (SAE) Delegation Matrix. For PEO designated programs, submit determinations through the PEO for approval. For non-PEO designated programs, submit determinations through the SCO to SAF/AQC for approval.

(e)(iii) See MP5301.601-90 Head of Agency (HoA), Senior Procurement Executive (SPE), Service Acquisition Executive (SAE) Delegation Matrix. For PEO designated programs, submit requests through the PEO for approval. For non-PEO designated programs, submit requests through the SCO to SAF/AQC for approval.

5317.207 Exercise of Options

(c) See the tailorable Determination and Findings -- Exercising an Option template.

Subpart 5317.5 - INTERAGENCY ACQUISITIONS

5317.500 Scope of Subpart

See AFI 65-118 for processing interagency acquisitions, to include acquisitions authorized under The Economy Act.

Subpart 5317.7 - INTERAGENCY ACQUISITIONS: ACQUISITIONS BY NONDEFENSE AGENCIES ON BEHALF OF THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

5317.770 Procedures

See AFI 65-118 for procedures on reviewing and approving orders placed for supplies and services under non-DoD contracts, either through direct or assisted acquisition.

Subpart 5317.74 - UNDEFINITIZED CONTRACT ACTIONS

5317.7402 Exceptions

(a)(4) See 5317.7402 Exceptions when contracting for long-lead items initiated with advance procurement funds. Follow DFARS 217.74 when contracting for long-lead items procured with other than advance procurement funds. When procurement funds must be added to an undefinitized long-lead procurement contract issued with advance procurement funds prior to definitization, follow the procedures at DFARS 217.74 .

(b) When complying with the requirements described in DFARS 217.7402(b), SCOs must provide a courtesy copy to SAF/AQC . Maintain proof of submission in the contract file.

5317.7404-5 Exceptions

(b) See MP5301.601-90. Submit requests for waivers through the SCO to SAF/AQC for approval.

5317.7405 Plans and Reports

To comply with the Consolidated UCA Management Plan and Semi-annual Consolidated UCA Management Report requirements described in DFARS 217.7405, SCOs are required to ensure UCAs with a value equal to or exceeding $5 million are input/updated in the UCA Reporting Tool on a semi-annual basis no later than April 10th and October 10th of each year. For any reportable UCA that falls 30 days behind its schedule, update status in the reporting tool to identify actions taken to get back on schedule. In addition, the SCO shall ensure a copy of the record of weighted guidelines, or alternative documentation, for each definitized UCA with a value equal to or exceeding $100 million, as described in DFARS PGI 217.7405(1), is included with the semi-annual reporting. Special access program offices will provide the information directly to the DAS(C)/ADAS(C), as appropriate.

Subpart 5317.90 - ASSOCIATE CONTRACTOR AGREEMENTS

5317.9000 Associate Contractor Agreements