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Change Number: Change 178 GSAR Case 2020-G511
Effective Date: 03/25/2024

552.238-117 Price Adjustment—Failure to Provide Accurate Information

552.238-117 Price Adjustment—Failure to Provide Accurate Information

As prescribed in 538.273(d)(37), insert the following clause:


(a)The Government, at its election, may reduce the price of this contract or contract modification if the Contracting Officer determines after award of this contract or contract modification that the price negotiated was increased by a significant amount because the Contractor failed to:

(1)Provide information required by this solicitation/contract or otherwise requested by the Government; or

(2)Submit information that was current, accurate, and complete; or

(3)Disclose changes in the Contractor’s commercial pricelist(s), discounts or discounting policies which occurred after the original submission and prior to the completion of negotiations.

(b)The Government will consider information submitted to be current, accurate and complete if the data is current, accurate and complete as of 14 calendar days prior to the date it is submitted.

(c)If any reduction in the contract price under this clause reduces the price for items for which payment was made prior to the date of the modification reflecting the price reduction, the Contractor shall be liable to and shall pay the United States—

(1)The amount of the overpayment; and

(2)Simple interest on the amount of such overpayment to be computed from the date(s) of overpayment to the Contractor to the date the Government is repaid by the Contractor at the applicable underpayment rate effective each quarter prescribed by the Secretary of Treasury under 26 U.S.C.6621(a)(2).

(d)Failure to agree on the amount of the decrease shall be resolved as a dispute.

(e)In addition to the remedy in paragraph (a) of this clause, the Government may terminate this contract for default. The rights and remedies of the Government specified herein are not exclusive, and are in addition to any other rights and remedies provided by law or under this contract.

(End of clause)