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(b) The SCO or command-appointed termination contracting officer (TCO) must approve a termination for default or cause prior to a contracting officer taking the action. When requesting approval, the contracting officer must provide all relevant documents to include a chronology of key events, cure/show cause notices and responses thereto.
See the tailorable Termination Authority template.
(f) Prior to making a final decision concerning termination for default, the contracting officer must forward the termination notice and the complete contract file to AF/JACQ with a copy of the termination notice to SAF/GCR and follow the procedures in AFFARS 5333.291(b).
(c) The contracting officer must provide copies of assessments of excess reprocurement costs through the SCO to AF/JACQ.
5349.501-70 Special Termination Costs
(c) The contracting officer must forward a request for SAF/FM approval through their SCO and SAF/AQC prior to authorizing any increase in the Government's maximum liability under the clause. SAF/AQC will forward the request to SAF/FM.
The contracting officer must submit the proposed Congressional notification through the SCO to SAF/AQC at least five workdays before the proposed termination date. The SAF/AQC action officer will forward the information to SAF/LLP. The contracting officer must not release the termination notice until Congress has been notified (see "AFFARS-MP_PART-mp_5349.docx" MP5349).
(b)(2)(i) The contracting officer must submit the draft notification through the SCO to SAF/AQC as soon as the proposed termination/reduction is known. SAF/AQC will forward the notification to SAF/AQ for signature (see HYPERLINK "mp_5349.docx").