Subpart 1809.1—Responsible Prospective Contractors
1809.104-4 Subcontractor responsibility.
Generally, the Canadian Commercial Corporation's (CCC) proposal of a firm as its subcontractor is sufficient basis for an affirmative determination of responsibility. However, when the CCC determination of responsibility is not consistent with other information available to the contracting office, the contracting officer shall request from the CCC and any other sources whatever information is necessary to make the responsibility determination.
Upon request, CCC shall be furnished the rationale for any subsequent determination of nonresponsibility.
1809.105-2 Determinations and documentation.
(a) The contracting officer shall provide written notification to a prospective contractor determined not responsible, which includes the basis for the determination. Notification provides the prospective contractor with the opportunity to take corrective action prior to future solicitations.